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Fairport Library December Programs

When: Dec. 1-31 2019
Digital Help
Mondays 6-9pm
Wednesdays 6-9pm
Thursdays 12-3pm
Navigators from the Literacy Volunteers of Rochester provide free on-site, drop-in service to participants who require assistance with technology. Navigators assist participants with a range of needs, from learning a new computer skill to completing an important computer-related task such as a creating a resume or cover letter, completing a job application, or filling our online forms. No registration, first come first serve.

English as a New Language
Tuesdays, Sept. 24-Dec. 10 @ 10-11am
Free English as a New Language tutoring. Build your skills in speaking, vocabulary, reading, and writing in friendly, one-on-one or small group sessions. Materials are provided. Presented by Learning Links of Fairport. Limited to 15 participants. Registration is recommended but not required.

Citizenship Classes
Tuesdays, Sept. 24–Dec.10 @ 11am-12pm
Free class to prepare adults for the United States Citizenship Test. Instruction is given in U.S. history, reading, writing, and vocabulary needed to pass the test. Materials are provided. Presented by Learning Links for Fairport. Limited to 15 participants. Registration is recommended but not required.

Tuesday Travelogue: Christmas in Niagara-on-the-Lake
Tuesday, Dec. 3 @ 1-2pm
Celebrate this holiday season by seeing the festive decorations of the quaint and charming town of Niagara on the Lake, Ontario. See the holiday decorations of the Prince of Wales Hotel, the Queens Landing, and the Pillar and Post Inn. Enjoy the holiday storefront window displays on Queen Street. Get new holiday ideas by looking at the door decorations of town residents. A Canadian treat will be provided. This program was photographed in December 2018, by Christine Simons. No registration.

Resume Review
Monday, Dec 2 @ 6-7:30pm
Bring your resume and learn to critique your work. Have your resume evaluated by others. Participants must bring 11 copies of their resume. Registration is limited to 10 participants. Presenter: Annie Walker, RochesterWorks! Registration required.

Tech Help
Wednesday, Dec 4 @ 2-3:30pm
Saturday, Dec 7 @ 1-3pm
Wednesday, Dec 11 @ 2-3:30pm
Wednesday, Dec 18 @ 2-3:30pm.
Do you have questions about your smartphone, tablet, or laptop, or have general questions about technology? Then stop in at the Technology Lab and sit down with a tech tutor or tech librarian - we’re here to help! No registration required. Drop by for help with:
· Computer basics/browsing
· Email
· Microsoft Office products: (i.e. Word, Excel)
· Internet basics
· How to use Facebook, Twitter, and other social media tools
· Downloading FREE library ebooks onto your electronic device(s)

Managing Your Retirement: Creating A Well-Rounded Estate Plan
Wednesday, Dec. 4 @ 7-8:30pm
A good estate plan allows you to choose who gets what property you own, when they will receive it, and how they will receive it; all in a way that can allow substantial tax savings and requires little use of the legal system. Making these decisions in advance gives you a sense of comfort that your last wishes will be carried out. This seminar covers ten key actions to take to create your own estate plan. All attendees receive an Estate Planning Guide and a Document Your Plans Workbook to centralize all your essential records. Presented by Jeffrey Douglass, Financial Advisor. Registration required.

AARP Safety Driving Course
Part 1: Fri., Dec. 6 @ 10am-1pm
Part 2: Fri., Dec. 13 @ 10a.-1pm
A classroom driver refresher course designed for drivers aged 50 and over. Cost is $20 for AARP members and $25 for non-members, payable at the beginning of class (only checks accepted). Must have a valid New York state license. Drivers need to attend both classes to get certificate. Bring your license. Registration required.

Library Board Meeting
Tuesday, December 10 at 6:30-9pm
Monthly meeting of Library Board of Trustees--open to the public.

Overwhelmed: Coping with Job Loss
Wednesday, Dec 11 @ 10am-12pm
Is your job search stalled? Are you discouraged? Take time to examine the emotional side of job loss and learn how to refresh and restore the search process. Presenter: Dr. Rita Carey. Registration required.

Simple Strategies for Loving Your Body
Wednesday, Dec. 11 @ 7-8pm
Bombarded with images of thin, fit, “perfect” bodies it is easy to develop a negative perception of our own bodies. In addition, there are many unhealthy things that people do to attain what they perceive as a flawless body. This 60-minute workshop will offer simple strategies to help you to balance nurturing a healthy body with loving your body as it is today. Presented by Cindy DeCarolis, Certified Health Coach and Certified Natural Health Professional. Registration required.

Holiday Survival Kit
Monday, Dec 16 @ 6-7:30pm
Discover how to cope with transition and how to effectively apply some techniques to job search during the holiday season. Presenter: Annie Walker, RochesterWorks! Registration required.

Red Cross Blood Drive
Wednesday, Dec. 18 @ 2-7pm
The Fairport Public Library will be hosting a Blood Drive with American Red Cross. Appointments can be made starting November 15, walk-ins are also welcome. All presenting blood donors will receive a $2.00 coupon for the Book Bin, located in the library. To schedule your life saving appointment please contact 1-800-Red-Cross or visit www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor keyword: FairportPublicLibrary Registration required.

The Fairport Library is closed on the following dates:
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Wednesday, December 25, 2019
Tuesday, December 31 @ 5pm

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