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February Events

Talking Tales

Feb. 13 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Auditorium

This month we will be telling Love Stories.

Great Decisions

Wednesdays | Noon - 1 p.m. | Auditorium

Great Decisions is an annual lecture series provided by the Foreign Policy Association. 

Feb 12 | U.S. Relations With the Northern Triangle presented by Dr. Colin Snider
Feb. 19 | India and Pakistan presented by Dr. Jeffrey Crean
Feb. 26 | Red Sea Security presented by Dr. John Barrett

Great Decisions books available for purchase at the Information Desk for $25. See the speakers and topics.

Chess Club

Feb. 19 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Makerspace

Free & open to all ages.

Master Gardeners Lecture Series

Feb. 21 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Auditorium.

An annual Lecture series provided by the Smith County Master Gardeners.

“Protecting the World One Garden at a Time” – What is YOUR Role and What can YOU do? presented by Debby Watkins. See our Master Gardeners Lecture Series page for details on future events.

Tips & Tools for Helping Seniors Avoid Financial Exploitation

Feb. 20 | 3 - 5 p.m. | Auditorium

A financial literacy class directed at seniors or family of seniors. Provided by Regions Bank. No association with Regions is required to attend.

Passport Fair

Feb. 22 | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Auditorium

For new passports & renewals. See Travel.State.Gov for passport pricing & more.

Club Read

Feb. 25 | 10 a.m. | Auditorium

This book club is open to anyone interested. See this month's read or view the 2020 Reading List for future meetings.

This month's book: Olive Again by Elizabeth Strout.

Managing Your Money

Feb. 27 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Auditorium

A financial literacy class aimed at help you manage your money better. Free & open to all ages. Provided by Regions Bank. No association with Regions is required to attend.

American Sign Language (ASL) Classes

All month we will have ASL classes in the Makerspace. Basic American Sign Language (ASL) for anyone new or in need of the basics on Saturdays at 10 a.m. Intermediate American Sign Language (ASL) is for anyone who wants to learn beyond the basics of ASL; this class occurs on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. Registration is required for each class.

March Events

Tai Chi

*New weekly event starting March 5th

Thursdays | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Makerspace

All you'll need is a health waiver signed to participate. 

Great Decisions

Mar. 4 | Noon - 1 p.m. | Auditorium | Artificial Intelligence and Data presented by Dr. Robert Schumaker

Great Decisions is an annual lecture series provided by the Foreign Policy Association. 

Talking Tales

Talking Tales will not meet in March.

Nutrition for Seniors

Mar. 19 | 2 - 4 p.m. | Auditorium

This class will cover the following: benefits for good nutrition, the basics of eating for health and fitness, practical tips for making small changes that have an impact over time, resources for learning more, and focuses on nutrients that are important to older adults.

Nutrition Class

Mar. 26 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Auditorium

This class will cover the following: benefits for good nutrition, the basics of eating for health and fitness, practical tips for making small changes that have an impact over time, and resources for learning more.

Mario Kart Tournament

Mar. 28 | 2 - 4 p.m. | Auditorium

Anyone 18 and up is welcome to sign-up for this event. Sign-up will be available on March 13th. We will have small prizes for the winners. Get ready to race! We will allow kids to enter the day of the event if space allows. All equipment is provided by the library. This program is made possible thanks to the Friends of the Tyler Public Library

Saving for Retirement

Mar. 31 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Auditorium

Why is it important to save for the future? When should you start saving for retirement? How do you develop a savings plan for your retirement? If you've asked yourself these questions (or others related), then you should attend this program. Regions Bank will be presenting answers to all of these questions and more. You do not need to be affiliated with Regions Bank to attend. This is a program open to anyone interested in the topic. 

Club Read

Mar. 31 | 10 a.m. | Auditorium

This book club is open to anyone interested. See this month's read or view the 2020 Reading List for future meetings.

This month's book: Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War by Helen Thorpe

American Sign Language (ASL) Classes

All month we will have ASL classes in the Makerspace. Basic American Sign Language (ASL) for anyone new or in need of the basics on Saturdays at 10 a.m. Intermediate American Sign Language (ASL) is for anyone who wants to learn beyond the basics of ASL; this class occurs on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. Registration is required for each class.

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