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Time for Two's Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
Today's Theme: Marvelous Monsters
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Genealogy...Life in the Past Lane

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium

The World Wide Wayback Machine: An Introduction to Historical Research on the Web 

Want to explore what the web has to offer for learning about and enjoying the past? This course will teach you how to use the resources available at websites such as the Tennessee Electronic Library, the Library of Congress, Google Scholar and eBooks, as well as some local and university archives and of course how best to take advantage of your local library catalog. No experience required! Let’s research and have fun!

Presenter: Joseph Penza 

Archivist

Elizabethton-Carter County 


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Teen Book League

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Kingsport Public Library
Board Room
At the Kingsport Public Library Teen Book League, Teens, grades 6th-12th, discuss the Volunteer State Book Award Nominees throughout the Fall and Winter. In the Spring we vote for our favorites in each category and help select a state-wide book list of Tennessee teens’ favorites! Meetings are held every other Thursday at 4:00 pm in the library’s auditorium. New members are always welcome and snacks are provided! We hope you’ll join us at our next meeting.
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Pumpkin Decorating Event & Contest

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium

Bring your pumpkin to our drop-in decorating event in the library’s auditorium! Basic decorating supplies will be provided or bring your own! Staff will take photos of completed pumpkins to be entered into our annual pumpkin decorating contest!

Open to all ages!

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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
Today's Theme: Hooray for Hat!
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Internet

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
Learn how to browse the internet and how to identify real and fake information. We will also talk about e-mail and social media, as well as safety.
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Friends of the Archives Annual Meeting & Betty Gibson Memorial Presentation

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Off Site
Off Site
Special Guest: Calvin Sneed
Topic: "Riverview: The City Within the Model City"

6:00 - Light Refreshments
6:30- Program

Location: V.O. Dobbins Douglass Community Room
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Excel 2013

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
Learn how to use the 2013 version of Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet program.
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Job Lab

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
An open computer lab time to locate job opportunities, complete online job applications, and/or create a resume and cover letter.  Staff are on hand to assist.  Library cards are not required.
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Tech Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
Kingsport Public Library Tech Club - 3D Printing

What: Come learn the basics of 3D Printing!
Who: 4th-8th graders
When: Every Wednesday 4:00-5:00 pm September 19th-November 14th
Where: KPL Auditorium

Space is limited to 10 students. Must commit to all sessions.
Sign-up required: complete this form and return it to the Youth Services desk.
For questions please call (423) 229-9366

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Time for Two's Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
Today's Theme: Happy Halloween

Feel free to wear a costume to Storytime today!
Parents: Please bring an age-appropriate snack to share at our party.
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Genealogy...Life in the Past Lane

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium

Tracing Hard To Find Ancestors: From Females to Criminals and Beyond!

In genealogy research there are often ancestors that are harder to find than others.  Join us at this session to learn tips and tricks for finding your female ancestors, criminals, the mentally ill, and even traveling performers!

Presenter: Jessica McNeely

Technical Services

Assistant HRRL


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After Hours Book Club

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Off Site
Off Site
Today's Book: The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

Today's Location: Macado's 210 Broad St. Kingsport, TN
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Pumpkin Party

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
Join us for our annual Pumpkin Party!
Monday, October 29th 4:00-5:30 pm
Ages 4-10
Food, Games, Crafts, and Fun!
Costumes Welcome!
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
Today's Theme: Happy Halloween

Feel free to wear a costume to Storytime today! 
Parents: Please bring an age-appropriate snack to share at our party.
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Registration is open

Windows 10

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
Learn how to navigate Windows 10. Feel free to bring your own device with Windows 10, as we do not have it on our computers.
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Don't Fear the FAFSA - Financial Aid Workshop

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
Bring your taxes and your goblins for the most fun FAFSA event ever.

There will be:
  • Ghouls to assist you with FAFSA completion and to answer your Financial Aid questions.
  • Halloween treats and refreshments.

Presentation by Erika Adams of TN Student Assistance Corporation.
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Computer Basics

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
This class is for beginners. Learn how to turn on the computer, use a mouse and keyboard, and how to identify some of the basic items on the screen.
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Job Lab

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
An open computer lab time to locate job opportunities, complete online job applications, and/or create a resume and cover letter.  Staff are on hand to assist.  Library cards are not required.
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Tech Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
Kingsport Public Library Tech Club - 3D Printing

What: Come learn the basics of 3D Printing!
Who: 4th-8th graders
When: Every Wednesday 4:00-5:00 pm September 19th-November 14th
Where: KPL Auditorium

Space is limited to 10 students. Must commit to all sessions.
Sign-up required: complete this form and return it to the Youth Services desk.
For questions please call (423) 229-9366

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Time for Two's Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
Today's Theme: Leaf Jumpers

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Teen Book League

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
At the Kingsport Public Library Teen Book League, Teens, grades 6th-12th, discuss the Volunteer State Book Award Nominees throughout the Fall and Winter. In the Spring we vote for our favorites in each category and help select a state-wide book list of Tennessee teens’ favorites! Meetings are held every other Thursday at 4:00 pm in the library’s auditorium. New members are always welcome and snacks are provided! We hope you’ll join us at our next meeting.
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Game and Craft Night

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
Don’t let the name fool you, this is a program for adults! Come play card and board games. Do you like to knit, crochet, scrapbook, or just like making things? Bring your current project and socialize while you craft.
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Election Day

All Day
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
Due to the State General Election, there will be no regular programming today.
However, the library will be open normal business hours.
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Registration is open

iPad

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kingsport Public Library
Auditorium
Learn how to use an iPad and iPhone. Feel free to bring your own device, as we do not have iPads or iPhones.
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