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Contribute to one of the world's largest knowledge-sharing websites

Wikipedia, the world’s largest encyclopedia, has millions of articles created by people all over the world who share what they know about these topics.  Some of these articles may need your expertise!  Or, perhaps you know of a notable topic not yet covered on Wikipedia.  Come and learn how articles are created and edited and if you wish, get some hands on experience doing so on your own.  Learn about other Wikipedia tools, resources, and limitations.  Join us at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 19, in the library computer lab.

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November book club meeting

Join the Parker Williams Branch Library book club at 11 a.m....

Create a resume or rebrand your skills

The employment market may be very different from the way it was when you started your current or previous job. Join experts from Workforce Solutions in two separate workshops as they help you navigate this new environment.

Creating a Resume. You may have the skills the employer is looking for and never get to the interview if your resume does not highlight those skills. Develop a professional resume that will match your skills and experience to the job and employer you are looking for. Most employers will ask you to complete an employment application, even if you have a great resume. Learn how to complete an application for employment thoroughly, accurately, and neatly. Wednesday, November 9 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

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Intro to ebook readers and the digital media catalog

Thinking of buying an ebook reader?  Or do you have one already and want to learn how to download ebooks, audio or movies from our digital media catalog? Join us on Wednesday, October 19, at 2 p.m. for a demonstration using a variety of readers and other equipment (or bring your own device). Call 281-484-2036 for more information.

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Eat, play and read like an Aztec

Huexotzinco Codex, 1531Did you know that Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Aztec empire (where Mexico City is now), was larger than most large European cities when the Spanish arrived?  That more than a million people in Mexico today speak a dialect of Nahuatl, the language spoken in the empire? Join us for an Hispanic Heritage Month program on Wednesday, October 12 from 6 to 7 p.m. with some activities common to everyday Aztec life. Decipher some pictographs created in 1531, play a game of patolli or ulama, enjoy food that Aztecs would have eaten, and more. 

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