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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Description
NSL Book Club Page
MEET:
Every 3rd Thursday 10:30ish to 12ish

WHERE: Library Conference Room (upstairs in Business Office )unless otherwise noted
BOOKS: Fiction and non-fiction books are typically selected at least 6 months in advance. Books are chosen by group members

RESPONSIBILITIES OF MEMBERS: To have read the book (or at least attempted) and participate in the discussion. Food items are also a nice treat.
What we're about: We are a casual group that likes to get together to talk about books in addition to our discussion about the book of the month.  The books we choose to read are varied in subject matter and emotional depth.  We try to choose books that will incite discussion.  If this sounds like the group for you grab our book of the month and join us.
Books We've Read:
Check out our bookshelf at GoodReads
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Time
6:00 PM
Description
When is the last time you colored for fun? Coloring books published for adults is a popular trend that has many emotional and creative benefits. Disconnect from your busy day and just color it out. We provide the pages, pens, colored pencils, wine and relaxation.
Location
Classroom - Alabama Green Industry side
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
An introductory class to familiarize yourself with the computer and various basic functions. We will be covering computer components and Windows navigation including file management and go over any other concerns you may have when working with your computer.

A $5 deposit is required for all tech classes. The deposit will be returned when you attend the class or cancel at least 24 hours in advance.

Location
2nd Floor Public Computers B
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Description
An introduction to the word processing program, Microsoft Word. Learn how to create a simple document, edit and format text, correct spelling errors, and adjust the margins.  We will also cover how to save, print and open files and formatting such as columns, borders, page breaks and more.

A $5.00 deposit is required for this class. The deposit will be refunded when you attend class or cancel at least 24 hours in advance.
Location
2nd Floor Public Computers B
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
The basics of navigating and searching the Internet for those with little to no experience. 

A $5 deposit is required for all technology classes. The deposit will be returned upon attendance.
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
This class will cover entering text and numbers, formatting text and performing mathematical calculations. We will also formatting and working with multiple sheets and charts.

$5.00 deposit is required upon registration. Deposit will be returned upon class attendance.
Location
2nd Floor Public Computers A
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Description
NSL Book Club Page
MEET:
Every 3rd Thursday 10:30ish to 12ish

WHERE: Library Conference Room (upstairs in Business Office )unless otherwise noted
BOOKS: Fiction and non-fiction books are typically selected at least 6 months in advance. Books are chosen by group members

RESPONSIBILITIES OF MEMBERS: To have read the book (or at least attempted) and participate in the discussion. Food items are also a nice treat.
What we're about: We are a casual group that likes to get together to talk about books in addition to our discussion about the book of the month.  The books we choose to read are varied in subject matter and emotional depth.  We try to choose books that will incite discussion.  If this sounds like the group for you grab our book of the month and join us.
Books We've Read:
Check out our bookshelf at GoodReads
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
TBA
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Learn how to use Gmail to send and reply to messages. We will also cover folders, drafts, and attachments. Time permitting we will cover contacts. If you have a Gmail account already, please make sure you know your user name and password.

A $5 deposit is required for all technology classes. The deposit will be returned upon attendance.
Location
2nd Floor Public Computers B
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Time
6:00 PM
Description
When is the last time you colored for fun? Coloring books published for adults is a popular trend that has many emotional and creative benefits. Disconnect from your busy day and just color it out. We provide the pages, pens, colored pencils, wine and relaxation.
Location
Classroom - Alabama Green Industry side
Library
North Shelby Library

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Reviews
Title
Cooking Spirits: An Angie & Friends Food & Spirits Mystery (The Angie & Friends Food & Spirits Mysteries Book 1)
Author
Joanne Pence
Review
This book was not written as if it was the 1st book in the series. The characters are not well developed, and we only have to guess at certain things in the past that the author should have explained. I guess since I got it for free it was worth it.
Title
My Name is Malala
Author
Malala Yousafzai
Review
This book is a hard read for many reasons. Obviously because of Malala's story and the fact that the violence that she endured happened to her at such a young age, but also because of the story of how fundamentalism in her religious culture spread like a violent disease so quickly through uneducated people who just needed something to cling too.

Having grown up in a fundamentalist Christian culture, I couldn't ignore the glaring similarities between the two fundamentalist sects of such opposed religions. Much of what she described about how the Taliban took control was very parallel to the fundamentalism found in many Christian groups (not all). So much of it founded in laymen studies, and not true education.

This book cracked open my perspective on the events in the Middle East and the issues that the people of the area have faced in the last 15 to 20 years. Here in the west so many are quick to lump muslims all into one category when truly that is not the case. Malala's story is one of backbone and bravery when it came to speaking out against the misuse of religion to control a group of people while still holding to her faith.

This is one more book this summer that really shows that when you get down to the nuts and bolts, we really aren't all that different.