The library book club meets in the Community Meeting Room. April is author month and they will be reading works by Ivan Doig. All are welcome to join the conversation. Please note that the meeting this month will take place on the 3rd Monday because the 4th Monday is a holiday. Monday, April 23, 7:00 pm at the library.
Drop in with your mobile devices or laptops for hands-on help with downloading library ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music and more; learning computer basics; trying new software or internet applications; signing up for Microsoft IT Academy; and any other tech questions. Every Tuesday, 10:00 am -12:00 noon at the library.
Learn about appropriate exercises and proper nutrition for osteoporosis at a class on Wednesday, April 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $10. Register online at www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 360-299-4204.
Join Bill and Ann Testerman for a presentation on their bicycle trip through rural Cuba. Cuba is a country frozen in time due to a US trade embargo placed on the island over 50 years ago. With a People-to-People organization, the Testermans rode their bicycles into rural areas, staying with families and eating in their homes. They will share the new perspective they gained of Cuban life, history, and culture. Wednesday, April 25, 7:00 pm at the library.
NASA @ My Library: Astrophysicist Tyler Parsotan Presents his Work. As part of our NASA @ My Library programming we are partnering with the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry to bring you a program with a working scientist. We are thrilled to share that Tyler Parsotan, an astrophysicist at Oregon State University, will be presenting his work to our library. Tyler studies the most powerful explosions in the universe, which occur when stars die or collide with one another. He uses computers to simulate these massive explosions. Participants will watch a live video presentation from Tyler and then to do a fun, hands-on activity related to his work. Thursday, April 26, 3:30 pm at the library
Experienced meditator Jan Hodgman will guide you in simple techniques to become comfortable with meditation in a three-session class on Thursdays, April 26, May 3 & 10 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Fidalgo Room at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $48. Register online at www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 360-299-4204.
Movie Man Nick Alphin presents the spring film series, which he introduces with sparkling wit and personal insight gained during his long career as a movie industry sound professional. Visit library.cityofanacortes.orgfor film title and details. Fridays at 7:00 pm? April 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th.? at the library.
Saturday April 28, 2018 @ 9 AM at Edgewater Park in Mount Vernon