7th Annual Library Foundation Auction!

Mission Impossible 2.0, Together We Make It Possible!  Wine and beer tastings, live and silent auctions, gas raffle, dessert dash, wine pull and hearty hors d’oeuvres add up to an evening of fun for a good cause!  Tickets can be purchased for $40 at the library or at …And Books Too!  A VIP table for 8 can be reserved for $400 and includes prime seating and a bottle of wine for the table.

Free Microsoft Word Class

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-8pm, Sept. 3-Oct. 3.  You can bring your own laptop or use a library laptop.  If you are bringing your own, please make sure that you have the 2016 version of Word installed.  Sign up in the library, fill out the online registration form, or call 509-758-5454 and sign up with Erin. 

Microsoft Word 2016

Registration form for Microsoft 2016

 

Summer Book Bingo For Adults

Adults are encouraged to participate in this year’s A Universe of Stories Book Bingo! Keep track of the books you read between June 8 and August 31 and fill in your bingo squares for an opportunity to win prizes!  Download your bingo card here or pick-up a hard copy at any ACL branch. You’ll  find all of the info you need to participate on the back of the bingo card.

First bingo earns you the opportunity to pick a prize from our prize stash, which includes new books, DVDs, an audiobook, notepads, coffee cards, book bags and more. Complete all 25 squares for a Blackout and have your name entered in a drawing for the Grand Prize – an Asotin County Library book bag and $50 Happy Day Gift Card.

Need Suggestions for Your Squares? Ask a librarian for recommendations! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for recommendations and visit our Reader’s Corner at asotincountylibrary.org. Have fun and happy reading!

 

Stream Movies For Free With Kanopy!

Log in or create an account using your Valnet library card and enjoy up to 6 movies per month.  Choose from over 30,000 indie and classic films, including educational and engaging movies for children of all ages.  You can access Kanopy from any device, including iOSAndroidApple TVRokuChromecast.

Films from Kanopy come with Public Performance Rights (PPR). Schools, nonprofits, events and businesses can stream movies in public, so long as the viewing isn’t for commercial benefit (i.e. no admission costs are charged) and no profit is made from the screening.

Access For All: All films have closed captions, subtitles and transcripts that are fully ADA compliant. They can be watched using screen reader technologies like JAWS.

Exciting News! Lynda.com Online Courses Are Now Available!

Self paced tutorials on software and computer skills, web design, computer programming, video editing, project coordinating, business management, job and career paths, marketing, and so much more!  Please note that you need to be a resident of Washington to gain access to Lynda.com.  To log in, you will need your library card number and a PIN.  Your PIN is your last name.  Log in to Lynda.com here.   For an introduction to Lynda.com, view the Asotin County Academy tutorial here or take a look at the how-to video produced by Lynda.com.

Upcoming Special Events

True Story: a nonfiction book club
Wednesday, August 21
10:30-11:30am
Join us for some serious – and not so serious – discussion of contemporary non-fiction.  We meet the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 am in the Conference Room on the second floor.  This month’s selection is Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach.

Book Night
Thursday, August 22
7-8pm, Meeting Room
The Library’s evening book group meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7pm. Everyone is welcome to attend and join the discussion. We will discuss Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris.

Color Me Happy
Tuesday, September 10
6:30-7:45pm, Creation Space
Adult coloring session in the Creation Space upstairs! We provide all the supplies, you bring yourself and a friend and relax while coloring.