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April 2018

Knitting 101

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
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One event on April 21, 2018 at 10:00am

Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free

This two-part course will introduce you to the fundamentals of knitting. From casting to purling, Salem Square Program Coordinator and accomplished knitter Liz will teach you the basics you will need to create your own cowl. Supplies will be provided. Limited to five participants due to the hands-on nature of the class. This is a two day course. Signing up for this session also signs you up for the April 21 class. 

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History of the York County Parks System

April 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 50 spots left

Author of Parks, People, Preservation, and Public Policy, Eleanor Boggs Shoemaker discusses the history of the York County Parks System. She will highlight the park system's part in the community as well as the importance of open space.  Photo from: https://yorkcountypa.gov/parks-recreation/the-parks.html 

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Baseball in the Roaring Twenties

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 23 spots left

Dr. Paul Doutrich, former professor at York College and author of The Cardinals and the Yankees, 1926 will discuss the baseball season of 1926, how it played in to the contrasts and changes in American society.  He will examine the contrasts between the Cardinals and the Yankees and demonstrate how those contrasts reflected similar contrasts in American society during the “Roaring Twenties.”

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OBOC Inspired Chocolate Tasting

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 59 spots left

York City's Sweet Melissa's Dream will conduct a chocolate tasting at Martin Library. Experience delicious chocolates and enjoy the different characteristics each chocolate has to offer. Understand the hidden elements and flavors of the chocolates as if you were a food taster like Yelena in Poison Study, our One Book, One Community Title. 

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May 2018

Victorian Tea and Bonham Family Presentation

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | Quiet Reading Room, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
$15 25 tickets left

Join us for a Victorian Tea celebrating York County's prominent Victorian-era family: The Bonhams. York County History Center Museum Educator, Christine Cooper will present an overview of the Bonham family while you enjoy tea and finger foods from Tea by the Sea. Afterwards, join Ms. Cooper as she leads a tour of the Bonham home just across the street from the library. Tea and dining begin at 1 p.m. Presentation will begin at 1:30 p.m. Tour of the home will

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Intro To Computing

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor Adult Computers, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 4 spots left

You just bought a new computer but you are not quite sure what to do with it.  We will define computer terms, discuss hardware and software, talk about e-mail and Web surfing, and get a taste of some of the things that you can do with a computer.  We will play games, write a short letter in word processor, draw a picture, set up a spreadsheet, and other tasks to help you familiarize yourself with computers.

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ABCs of the Internet

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor Adult Computers, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 12 spots left

This class will provide you with an introduction to the concept of the Internet and the opportunity to gain basic understanding of how the World Wide Web works. You will become familiar with how to use Internet browsers, configure settings, find variety of information, brief information on communicating with friends using e-mail, or social sites, and more!

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Microsoft Excel

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor Adult Computers, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 2 spots left

This basic/intermediate level class covers topics including entering, editing, and deleting data; creating simple formulas; filling formulas and labels; resizing columns and rows; adding and deleting columns and rows; moving and copying data; formatting numbers, cells and text and creating charts.

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June 2018

ABCs of the Internet

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor Adult Computers, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 12 tickets left
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This class will provide you with an introduction to the concept of the Internet and the opportunity to gain basic understanding of how the World Wide Web works. You will become familiar with how to use Internet browsers and configure settings, find variety of information, brief information on communicating with friends using e-mail, or social sites, and more.

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Getting Your Creative Juices Flowing!

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC-4
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One event on June 16, 2018 at 1:00pm

Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 15 tickets left

Published author and professional storyteller Judy Wolfman will be conducting a 2-part series that will help you "get your creative juices flowing". Judy will guide you with activities that will activate your mind and help you create a story. You must attend both sessions.

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Intro to Powerpoint

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor Adult Computers, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States

This class will teach you the basics of the Microsoft PowerPoint. You will learn how to create, save and run a slide-show. You will also have an opportunity to create your own presentation under the guidance of the instructor using the skills learned in the class. This presentation will include backgrounds, sounds, special effects and a variety of graphics and text.

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Getting Your Creative Juices Flowing!

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC-4
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One event on June 16, 2018 at 1:00pm

Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free

Published author and professional storyteller Judy Wolfman will be conducting a 2-part series that will help you "get your creative juices flowing". Judy will guide you with activities that will activate your mind and help you create a story. You must attend both sessions.

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Summer Concert Series: Andy and Judy

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | Atrium, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States

Boston-area folk duo Andy and Judy will be visiting York City to entertain us with their music. From "old-timey" traditional songs right through the tunes by the folk music stalwarts, you are guaranteed to enjoy this interactive performance. 

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July 2018

ABCs of Windows 10

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor Adult Computers, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 12 tickets left

Learn about Microsoft’s latest operating system for PCs and tablets. See the changes from previous versions of Windows, navigating the start menu, apps, and more.

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Gloria Richardson: The Dragon Lady

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 50 spots left

Richardson was the leader of the civil rights movement in Cambridge, MD, recognized as one of the seven leading women of the civil rights movement.  Yet she has been virtually forgotten to a large part because she does not fit our traditional understanding of the civil rights movement. Dr. Peter Levy, professor at York College, will present on this hidden part of history. 

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Microsoft Word

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor Adult Computers, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 12 tickets left

This basic level class covers topics including Word structure and most commonly used features such as opening or creating a new document, formatting, e-mailing it as an attachment and more.

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August 2018

Digital Photography File Management

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor Adult Computers, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 12 tickets left

You received this fancy digital camera as a gift, but are you afraid to use it? Have you taken some great photos but are not sure what else to do?  If you are not sure what to do next, then it's time to take this class. You will learn everything from camera basics to how to transfer photos, organize them, view, edit and print them, share with friends through e-mail or social websites, and more. Bring your camera, charged batteries

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October 2018

The Hex Murders and Trials

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | Quiet Reading Room, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States

The Hex Murders are considered York County's "Crime of the Century". In an attempt to break a spell they believed Nelson Rehmeyer to be under, John Blymer, Wilber Hess, and John Curry murdered him and left his body in his farmhouse in Reheymer's Hollow in Stewartstown. The crime shook York County and leaves a lasting impression in the 21st century.  Jim McClure, author, historian, editor of the York Daily Record will present on this historic event and its lasting legacy. 

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