Decorating from the GardenPosted: October 20th, 2014

gardenMaster Gardener Mary Strayer shares new and exciting ideas for decorating your home and landscape for the fall and winter at a free program Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 6:30 p.m.

Learn how to be frugal and still look fabulous!

Build Job SkillsPosted: October 15th, 2014

Improving your computer skills could help you land that new job or promotion. Learn how to use the advanced functions of the Microsoft spreadsheet program Excel at hands-on classes in the computer lab. Learn to use the formula feature Monday, Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. Plugging in formulas lets you organize your data. We’ll explain how it works and practice with a few simple formulas.

Come back on Monday, Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m. and learn how to transform your data into easy-to-read charts and graphs. Some experience with Excel is required. Call 967-3798 to reserve your seat today or go to the calendar.

Digitize Your Genealogy!Posted: October 13th, 2014

family treeYou’ve spent lots of time compiling the research, photos and documents that trace your family’s roots. Now it’s time to turn your treasures into digital files you can easily store and share. Learn to scan documents and use Google Docs to create attractive attractive pages for a family book at a free, hands-on class in the computer lab Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 6:30 p.m. Bring some photos and documents with you. Familiarity with Microsoft Word or Google Docs is required. Call 967-3798 to reserve your seat or go to the calendar and click on the class name.

Ritter Commons!Posted: October 2nd, 2014

Have you seen the new Commons area at Ritter? It’s just inside the main entrance. Take a break and enjoy a snack or a chat with a friend, browse the ongoing book sale or tap into the wireless Internet. Made possible by generous donations to Ritter’s Endowment Fund. Find out more about the fund here.

Holiday ClosingPosted: September 27th, 2014

woollybearThe library is closed Sunday, Sept. 28 for Vermilion’s Woollybear parade. We re-open Monday, Sept. 29 at 9:30 a.m.

Do you know the story of the woollybear’s ability to foretell the coming winter weather? Click here!

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