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Events at the Williamsburg Library this week 3/11/2013

We are blessed to have a wonderful library system in Williamsburg. In addition the two Williamsburg/ James City County Libraries locals can access the  Swem Library at the College of William & Mary , The Wolf Law Library at the College of William & Mary and the The John D Rockefeller Jr Library at Colonial Williamsburg.

Read more about Williamsburg VA Libraries here

 

Here are this Week’s Highlights at the Williamsburg Regional Library

03/11 – Android Tablets for Newbies Class*

2:00 – 3:30 p.m. – JCCL Kitzinger Room (pre-register)

03/12 – Peninsula Concert Band

7:30 p.m. – WL Theatre

A free concert of popular favorites presented by this ensemble of more than 40 musicians. The Peninsula Concert Band has been performing in the Tidewater area for more than 60 years. Admission is free. Advance tickets will not be distributed for this concert. A free-will donation will be accepted to benefit the band. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m.

03/12 – Basic Microsoft Word Class*

10:30 – 12:30 p.m. – JCCL e-CLIC Room (pre-register)

03/12 – Hints for Job Seekers Class*

2:00 – 3:30 p.m. – JCCL e-CLIC Room (pre-register)

03/13 – iPad for Newbies Class – CLASS IS FULL

03/13 – Internet Sites You Can Use Class*

2:00 – 4:00 p.m. – JCCL e-CLIC Room (pre-register)

03/13 – Celtic Film Series – Into the West

7:00 p.m. – WL Theatre (rated PG, 1992) When two brothers rescue a magical horse it will lead them on the adventure of a lifetime. A wonderful movie the entire family will enjoy.

03/14 – Basic Excel Class – CLASS IS FULL

03/14 – Thursday Films – West Side Story

2:00 p.m. – WL Theatre (1961)

03/14 – Constitutional Conversations

6:30 p.m. – WL

Topics this month: Middle and high school session: The First Amendment:

What can I say, and how can I say it? Adult session: The Social and Political Context of the Constitution

03/16 – Basic Internet Class*

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – JCCL e-CLIC Room (pre-register)

03/16 – Lego Club (Youth Services)

2:00 p.m. – JCCL

For ages 7+. Register by calling 259-4055.

03/16 – Lego Club (Youth Services)

3:00 p.m. – JCCL

For ages 5&6. Register by calling 259-4055.

03/17 – Triple Helix Piano Trio

7:30 p.m. – WL Theatre

The ensemble is known as one of the best piano trios on today’s musical landscape. The Los Angeles Times noted that "Triple Helix is clearly something special." Trio members are passionate advocates for new music, premiering works by contemporary composers. Presented in partnership with the Ewell Concert Series at the College of William and Mary. Tickets are on sale at the door only: $10 general admission, $5 students. No advance reservations.

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