Wednesday, May 13 @ 11am
New to Southeast, a group focusing on snail mail! Let’s meet to write letters and be social. Bring your own stationery supplies, if you have them, otherwise, we’ll have materials to use. Bring addresses of friends and family or write to some of the organizations we are writing to, such as nursing homes and soldiers overseas. Postage provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.
Saturdays, May 16, 23, and 30 @ 10:30am
All American Martial Arts presents a free 3-week series covering all aspects of women’s personal safety, self-defense techniques, practical application, and statistics. All participants should bring a notebook and pen or pencil. Participants are expected to attend all three classes, held at 10:30am on May 16, 23, and 30.
*Due to the mature content discussed and self-defense techniques taught, this course is designed for women ages 18+, however, a parent, relative, or guardian can accompany their daughter, niece, granddaughter, etc., ages 13-17. For more information, call All American Martial Arts at 797-2262.
Friday, May 29 @ 10:30am
Get your virtual passport stamped and travel the globe through the magic of movies. On one Friday a month, we'll be showing a film from a country other than the U.S., and you're invited to join us on this international journey... all for free! Call the library at 827-6900 to find out more about the romantic comedy-drama film from India we're showing this month. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.
Saturday, May 23 @ 2pm
Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics. We do it all in Southeast's brand new STEM Club. Kids in grades 2 to 5 are invited to join special guests from the Sylvan Learning Center to learn about robotics--then create your own! Space is limited, please call the library at 827-6900 to register for this free program.
Thursday, June 25 @ 6:45pm
Between 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of abandoned children whose fates would be determined by pure luck. Would they be adopted by a kind and loving family, or would they face a childhood and adolescence of hard labor and servitude? Join us to discuss this powerful tale by Christina Baker Kline.