November 1, 2014
Lt. Col. Dave Grossman U.S. Army (Ret.) is an internationally recognized scholar, author, soldier, and speaker and one of the world’s foremost experts in the field of human aggression and the roots of violence and violent crime. His presentation will cover topics such as post-traumatic stress disorder and techniques to curtail the development of the disorder, different threat levels and the necessity of preparedness. A West Point graduate and retired Army paratrooper, Lt. Col. Grossman spent his life examining what causes people to harm others, ways to protect ourselves, and different types of personalities that invite, inflict, or protect the aggression. There will be a break for lunch-on your own. Funding for this program from an anonymous donor and the Bartholomew County Library Associates. A Community Book Read event
When: November 1st, 2014 Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. Door Prizes and Closing will begin at 3:30 p.m.
Where: Columbus Learning Center 4555 Central Ave #1600, Columbus, IN 47203
Contact people: Whitney Budd- (812) 350-2526, Denise Brown- (812) 379-4180, Brenda Ragle- firstname.lastname@example.org
In November all military related materials, fiction and non-fiction, are half-price in our on-going book sale are.
October 30, 2014
Over the years The Green Berets has won fans and detractors. Released in 1968 at the height of U.S. involvement in Vietnam this John Wayne film is about two Green Berets units handpicked for missions in Vietnam. Decide for yourself if this G-rated, 142 minute film, also starring David Janssen, Jim Hutton, Jack Soo and George Takei is on your list of best or worst films.
Reference Librarian Robert Mixner leads the discussion on this year’s Community Book Read selection The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien.
October 28, 2014
This class will discuss formulas, cell references, graphs, and pivot tables.
Additionally, we will cover data manipulation utilizing the Consolidate,
Sort and the Filter commands.
October 27, 2014
Using Excel 2007, learn how to create and format a personal budget.
Discover the auto fill feature and explore free templates available from Microsoft.
October 25, 2014
Join Indiana Paranormal Investigators, professionalparanormalinvestigations.com, as they present all new evidence they have gathered over the years proving the existence of spirits and demons. This year the group will sit and discuss YOUR experiences and try to answer any questions you might have about that experience. Win a chance to investigate with PPI.
The Museum is always a great place to visit and to learn and admission is always free. Today members of the 71st Special Operation Squadron, activated on May 13, 1968 to expedite the deployment of AC-119G gunships to the Vietnam War, will be present to talk about their mission and work. They will also share their personal experiences and answer questions.