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Level up your life at the library this month! We can help you learn to mend clothes, keep bees, draw something more complicated than a stick figure, and plenty of other skills.

A Beekeeping Introduction

Thursday, February 8 at 6:15 p.m. • Adults • Beavercreek

Members of the Greene County Beekeepers Association answer your questions about how to start a hive and where to buy supplies for this fun hobby.
Registration required.

Fairborn Writers Group

Saturday, February 10 at 10:30 a.m. • Adults • Fairborn

Saturday, February 24 at 10:30 a.m. • Adults • Fairborn

We’re a friendly community of writers who support each other’s writing goals.
Registration required.

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

Monday, February 12 at 5:30 p.m. • Teens & Adults • Yellow Springs

Monday, February 19 at 5:30 p.m. • Teens & Adults • Yellow Springs

Monday, February 26 at 5:30 p.m. • Teens & Adults • Yellow Springs

Local artist Margrit Tydings-Petrie will teach you to draw and improve your artistic perception. Must be able to attend all three classes. For ages 13+.
Registration required.

Free Online Resources with Your Library Card

Monday, February 12 at 2:00 p.m. • Teens & Adults • Bellbrook

Learn more about our premium online resources that are available and free with your library card, including how to access and use them.
Registration required.

CPR Class

Thursday, February 15 at 5:30 p.m. • Teens & Adults • Bellbrook

Learn the basics of CPR from a Bellbrook firefighter. (Please note that this is not CPR certification.)
Registration required.

Sewing 101: Mending

Wednesday, February 21 at 6:00 p.m. • Adults • Xenia

Come learn the hand-stitching you’ll need to mend your clothing, repair missing buttons, and sew those popped seams with Jesy Anderson of Needle, Ink and Thread. Being able to perform basic mending will save you time and money! We will even have some sewing machines available for you to try out, and if there is the time we will cover basic hemming as well.
Registration required.

Thieves Oil Soap

Saturday, February 24 at 10:30 a.m. • Adults • Cedarville

Thieves oil dates back to the bubonic plague. We use this 5 essential oil blend to make a soap that may help cleanse, calm, and soothe you—body and soul. Please wear old clothes with regular shoes (no flip flops). Bring an old towel and a dishpan to take your soap home with you.
Registration required.

Software and Business Skills

Anytime • All Ages • Online

Lynda provides thousands of video courses on software, creative, and business skills. Learn web design, sales skills, project management and much more! Courses are organized in short lesson segments, so you can quickly find the answer to a specific problem you’re facing or combine them into a comprehensive training program. Access Lynda for free using your library card number and PIN.

Music and Art Lessons

Anytime • All Ages • Online

ArtistWorks provides self-paced online video lessons from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals. Your library card gives you free access to online music and art lessons for a variety of instruments and styles. Enjoy the lessons at home on your desktop computer or on the go using a mobile device browser.

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