Upcoming Adult Events

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 6:30pm

With almost a third of all websites on the internet using wordpress, it is one of the most popular platforms for building a website. Whether you want a blog, a personal website, or a site for your small business, Wordpress makes it quick and easy to get started. This basic class will walk you through setting up a free site on wordpress.com and cover the basics of adding content, plugins, and themes. 

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 12:00pm

"Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows": Novels and Commentary

 Join the Kilton’s adult book discussion group to discuss political fiction and analysis.

What do novelists and commentators have to add about the times America has lived through?  What do they say about today’s world?

Bring along a brownbag lunch and a book on the theme. A selection is on display  or you may bring another favorite to discuss.

 

 

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 7:00pm

 

Singular Perspectives: Nonfiction & the Author’s Experience

 

 

 

It’s What I Do: A photographer’s life of love and war by Lynsey Addario  

 

A young woman who is her best self behind the camera in war zones accounts for her life and work, and adjusts to motherhood.

 

Copies to checkout are available at the Reference Desk.

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 6:30pm

Select any of Ina Garten’s Barefoot Contessa cookbooks

Choose a recipe and let us know what you plan to make

Bring the finished product for all to try

 

Monday, October 16, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.

Kilton Community Room

Copies available at both libraries. Please register in advance

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 6:30pm

This is the first class in our ongoing Online Self Defense Series.

 

It class covers the very basics including threats that you need to be aware of and safety measures that everyone should take. It includes:

 

  • What is Ransomware?

  • What is Phishing?

  • Why updates are important.

  • Why backups are important.

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:00pm

"Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows": Novels and Commentary

 Join the Kilton’s adult book discussion group to discuss political fiction and analysis.

What do novelists and commentators have to add about the times America has lived through?  What do they say about today’s world?

Bring along a brownbag lunch and a book on the theme. A selection is on display  or you may bring another favorite to discuss.

 

 

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 6:30pm

This class is the second in our ongoing Online Self Defense series.

It covers online threats to privacy and what to do about them. Including:

  • Alternative online search providers such as DuckDuckgo.
  • Using Ad blockers to avoid malvertising and cross site tracking.

  • The importance of HTTPS.

  • Using VPN’s to increase your privacy and security.

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

Singular Perspectives: Nonfiction & the Author’s Experience

 

A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley

 

 Amazing journeys-- the 4-year-old transported 1,000 miles  to Kolkata and then adopted in Australia becomes the searcher trying to find his way back 25 years later.

 

Copies to checkout are available at the Reference Desk.

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 6:30pm

This class is the third in our ongoing Online Self Defense series.

It will cover s security on mobile devices.  Learn to secure your smartphones and tablets. Topics include

  • How to avoid malicious apps.

  • The dangers of leaving connections turned on.

  • The importance of security updates.

  • How to encrypt your devices.

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 6:30pm

This class is the fourth in our ongoing Online Self Defense series.

Encryption is everywhere on the internet, but most people do not have even a basic understanding of what it is or how it works. Come learn about this vital technology including:

  • The basics of encryption and the terminology used in encryption

  • How HTTPS secures your internet connections