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February 11, 2014

What's going on at your local library?

Decatur Branch

— Preschool Storytime at Decatur is 10:30 a.m. today and Feb. 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26. Preschoolers who are accompanied by an adult are invited for stories, fingerplays and crafts, followed by play time.

275-4330

www.imcpl.org/locations/decatur/

Eagle Branch

— Family Storytime at Eagle is 4 p.m. Feb. 17 and 24. Families and children of all ages are invited for stories, songs and activities.

— Job Center at the Library runs from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. today and Feb. 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26. In partnership with WorkOne and EmployIndy, the library will present a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills.

— Paws to Read at Eagle runs from 4 to 5 p.m. Feb. 17 or from 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 19. School-aged children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to a non-judgmental, registered therapy dog who loves to listen to stories. It’s a great way to improve a child’s reading skills and self-confidence.

— Writing Across the Community is from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Adults and teens are invited to receive one-on-one help with their writing from members of Marian University’s Writing Center. Whether it’s a homework paper, resume, book or anything else, this program is designed to help make one’s writing stand out and get noticed.

— Animal Tales presented by Animalia will be at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 13. Preschoolers ages 3 to 6 who are accompanied by an adult are invited for an animal-themed story time, followed by an animal encounter presented by Animalia. Call 275-4340 to register.

— Computer Tips & Tricks: Open Lab is from 10:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 20. Adults are invited to bring questions or problems relating to using a computer, including applications such as Word or Excel, along with using e-mail or the Internet. One-on-one help will be provided.

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