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Winter and Spring 2019 Lifelong Learning Courses


The library has something for everyone!
Join a Winter or Spring course and grow in your learning and skills!
(Details on courses below)


Comparative Religions Course (6 sessions)
Cost: $10 per session
*you may pick and choose which sessions you wish to attend

Putting Microsoft Excel to Work (3 sessions)
Cost: $30
*it is strongly recommended you attend all sessions as they tie in together

How to Use an iPhone (2 sessions)
Cost: $10 per session
*you may pick and choose which sessions you wish to attend

Create Ukrainian Easter Pysanky
Cost: $20 per person (*spaces limited*)

What is Yoga? (2 sessions)
Cost: $10


v Your registration is not final until payment is received. Payments must be given to staff at the library before the course begins. Payments CANNOT be given to course leaders when arriving at the course.

v All courses are held in the Virginia Swartz Room (VSR). The room can be accessed by the lower level parking lot and inside the library. See staff for assistance.

v Feel free to bring along your device – no better way to retain what you learn!

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Comparative Religions Course (6 sessions)
Tuesdays, March 5th to April 9th: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - VSR
Retired Minister Walter Williams offers a wide-ranging understanding on Eastern and Western religions by looking at their commonalities and through the lens of psychology. Join us as we learn about Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism, Judaism and Christianity, and Islam. Williams obtained his ministerial education at Princeton Theological Seminary.
*you may pick and choose which sessions you wish to attend

Putting Microsoft Excel to Work (3 sessions)
Monday March 11th, 18th, and 25th - 5:30pm to 6:30pm VSR
Perfect for those who attended the Excel intro course in the Fall of 2018! Learn how to put Excel to work for you with practice exercises you can try right on the spot! Bring your computer with you & learn how to work with Excel data, manipulate your results, & more!
*it is strongly recommended you attend all sessions as they tie in together

How to Use an iPhone (2 sessions)
Monday April 8th and 15th - 5:30pm to 6:30pm VSR
Perfect for new iPhone owners or long-time users wanting to learn the basics. Join us as we learn how to navigate the Settings, manage commonly used apps, and more!
*you may pick and choose which sessions you wish to attend

Create Ukrainian Easter Pysanky (1 session)
Wednesday, March 27th - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Have you ever been curious as to how these beautiful Ukrainian Easter pysanky are made? Why not come out and make your own? Find out what the symbols represent and what colors signify in these traditional designs. Of course, you may choose to create a contemporary style instead. The eggs are not painted, you will be employing a wax-resistant method using kitska, beeswax, and dyes. All tools will be supplied for this "make and take." Space is limited, register today!

What is Yoga? (2 sessions)
Monday Afternoons April 22nd and April 29th, 2019 - 3:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Have you ever wanted to experience the benefits of Yoga, from relaxation to improved flexibility? Join Kim Imes, a certified group fitness instructor and teacher at the Fayette Area Lion’s Den for a two-night beginner yoga course.

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We are always looking for course leaders that wish to engage enthusiastic learners with creative classes. Participants of previous courses have expressed their desire to have courses on basic computer use, Photoshop, foreign language conversational skills, and more.
Stop in or call 717-436-6378 to sign up to lead a course. You may complete this form online.

Serving as an open and free forum to the community, the Juniata County Library neither endorses nor grants favoritism to any LLL course held in the library, including the course content or the beliefs and opinions of the course leaders. As with our book collection, the presence of certain books and other resources in the library does not indicate an endorsement of their contents by the library.

All enrollment fees collected are donated to the library.

*IMPORTANT* - Please review our full sign-up document for frequently asked questions and other info:
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