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The Knitty Gritty

Did you take our Knitting Basics class? 

Do you still need a little visual guidance to get your knitting on?



 Watch us knit!
 
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Library Locations

Lakeland Public Library
Main Library
100 Lake Morton Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801
863.834.4280

Larry R. Jackson Branch
1700 N. Florida Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33805
863.834.4288

eLibrary South Lakeland
4740 S. Florida Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33813
863.838.4507

Learn Something New

Classes Are In Session!

 

From knitting to photo basics and Windows 8 to your favorite apps, you'll want to learn something new with us! All classes are free. Space is limited and registration is required. 

MAY CLASS SCHEDULE     

  • Mobile Tech Time*
    Tuesday, May 26 / 2pm-4pm
    *Mobile device required
    Learn more about your mobile device. Bring it to class and we'll show you how to use it more efficiently.      

  • Computer Basics*
    Thursday, May 28 / 2pm-4pm
    *Windows 8 laptop required
    Learn about the Start screen, getting and using apps, the familiar desktop and navigating around your PC.

    *Patron must have their own device and bring it to class.
JUNE CLASS SCHEDULE     
 
  • Computer Basics*
    Tuesday, June 2 / 2pm-4pm
    *Windows 8 laptop required
    Learn about the Start screen, getting and using apps, the familiar desktop and navigating around your PC.

  • Cell Phone Photography*
    Thursday, June 4 / 2pm-4pm
    *Smartphone required
    Learn to take better pictures with your smartphone.

  • Pinterest Basics*
    Tuesday, June 9/ 2pm-4pm
    *Apple or Android device required
    Discover a new app that will feed your creativity.

  • Twitter Basics*
    Thursday, June 11/ 2pm-4pm
    *Apple or Android device required
    Learn how to share information using Twitter in 140 characters or less.

  • Knitting Basics
    Tuesday, June 16 / 2pm-4pm
    A beginner's class designed to teach the basics of knitting. Learn about slip knots and casting on, knit stitching and binding off, or simply drop by for a refresher course.

  • Mobile Tech Time*
    Thursday, June 18 / 2pm-4pm
    *Apple or Android device required
    Learn more about your mobile device. Bring it to class and we'll show you how to use it more efficiently.

  • Resume Basics
    Tuesday, June 23 / 2pm-4pm
    Learn to write a resume that will set you apart in your job search.      

  • Computer Basics*
    Thursday, June 25 / 2pm-4pm
    *Windows 8 laptop required
    Learn about the Start screen, getting and using apps, the familiar desktop and navigating around your PC.

    *Patron must have their own device and bring it to class.

To register, contact Reference Services @ 863.834.4265 or stop by the library. The Main Library is located at 100 Lake Morton Drive, Lakeland.

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Our new knitting and crocheting club, The Knotty Knit Wits, will be meeting once a month in the library meeting room and yarning up a storm. Come join us! Come be a little knotty!



The Knotty Knit Wits is a drop-in knitting and crocheting club, and all skill levels are welcome. Join other yarnies and learn to knit or crochet and work on your current projects. Come in and share tips or get advice. Registration not required.

.: 3rd Wednesday of the month @6:00pm :.


Need Assistance?

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in any of the Lakeland Public Library events or programs may contact Ms. Brenda Patterson at least seven (7) days prior to the event or program at (863) 834-4276, for assistance.  If HEARING impaired, please contact TDD (TDD-Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) at Local – (863) 834-8333 or 1-800-955-8771.  If VOICE impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8770, for assistance.


Additional accessibility information and services for the Lakeland Public Library can be found on the main Library website page at the following link: http://www.lakelandgov.net/library/services/assistive-services

 

Also, additional ADA, accessibility, and contact information for the City of Lakeland’s ADA Coordinator can be found on the City of Lakeland’s main website page under “Accessibility” at the following link: http://www.lakelandgov.net/accessibility-compliance