iPad classes among events at WP Library


First Posted: 3/13/2013

The following events are scheduled at the West Pittston Library:

• Women in History display

Mingle with life-sized cardboard cutouts of women who changed the world. Learn which famous woman had brain surgery without anesthesia and whose dress was sold at an auction for $1.25 million. This is a free event for both children and adults will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 23.

• iPad classes for adults

Retired IBM employee Jack Szeghy and Library Director Anne Bramblett Barr are teaming up to teach a series of hands-on iPad classes. All classes are $10; receive a $5 discount off the total price by signing up for five or more classes. Pre-registration is required. Coming up next is Using Your iPad for E-mail from 1 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19 and Getting Social with Facetime and iMessage and Managing Your Contacts from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 25.

• Yoga

Beginner Yoga 1 will be at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays and at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays. The class will help build a strong foundation in classical yoga postures, proper breathing and alignment while increasing strength, flexibility, range of motion, focus and balance.

Beginner Yoga 2 will be held from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This class builds upon the poses explored in Beginner Yoga 1. The pace is faster and the poses more difficult.

All-Level Yoga will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Sweat, breathe and flow in this class.

All classes are held on the top floor of the former American Legion Building at 316 Linden St. by the Montgomery Avenue Elementary School. Cost is $7 drop-in and discounted punch passes are available.

• Weekly Story Time

Story Time is for pre-school children ages 3 and up and meets from 1 to 2 p.m. every Friday. Each Story Time includes books, songs and crafts related to that week’s theme. Topics this spring include St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Earth Day, Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, Birthdays, Pets, Bugs, National Library Week, The Great Outdoors and Dr. Seuss. Register by Wednesday of each week.

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