Library schedules

BARNES & NOBLE BOOK FAIR: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; Barnes & Noble, 3450 Wrightsboro Road; for customers presenting a voucher from the library, a percentage of sales go toward buying books for the new Augusta library; 10:30 a.m. to noon, children's cookie-decorating and valentine-making; noon, storytime with Mouse; 12:30 p.m., children's sing-along with McKenzie Horseman and Thomas Barrett; 1 p.m., pictures with Mouse; 2 p.m., storytime with Cat in the Hat and Little Red Riding Hood; 3 p.m., McKenzie Horseman and Thomas Barrett perform

KILL-A-WATT DEVICE AVAILABLE: Tool kit available for checkout at all Richmond County libraries; device measures energy used by an appliance per hour and can determine energy efficiency

MAIN LIBRARY

902 GREENE ST.

(706) 821-2600

HOURS: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2-5:30 p.m. Sunday

AUGUSTA'S AFRICAN-AMERICAN STORY: 2:30 p.m. Saturdays, Saturday, Corey Rogers; Feb. 20, Joseph B. Williams; a showcase of speakers, movies and cultural performances

MOVIE NIGHT: 6:30 p.m. Mondays; Monday, Do the Right Thing, rated R; Feb. 22, George Washington, rated R; free

PRESIDENTS' DAY MOVIE AND CRAFTS: 2:30 a.m. Monday

STORYTIME: 10 a.m. Tuesdays; for ages 3 to 6

STORYTIME: 10:45 a.m. Tuesdays; ages 2 and younger; parents must stay with children

APPLEBY BRANCH

2260 WALTON WAY

(706) 736-6244

HOURS: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday

CRAFT WORKSHOP: 11 a.m. today; valentine crafts; for ages 3 to 5

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20

STORYTIME: 10:05-10:20 a.m. Wednesdays; for ages 18 months to 35 months

STORYTIME: 10:30-11:15 a.m. Wednesdays; ages 3 and older

DIAMOND LAKES BRANCH

101 DIAMOND LAKES WAY

(706) 772-2432

HOURS: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday

E-MAIL BASICS: 10 a.m. today; participants must possess basic Internet skills and knowledge and have an e-mail account with a Web e-mail service before taking the course

INTRODUCTION TO WORD PROCESSING: 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 and 25 and March 4 and 11; learn the essentials of word processing; must have taken Computing for Beginners and Intermediate Computing courses or have comparable skills and knowledge

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