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LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
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Hand and Foot 1:00 pm
Hand and Foot @ Main Library, A/B
Jan 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Marilyn Walker Beginners and experts are welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instructions and “cheat sheets” are provided upon request. For those who have played for a while, please share[...]
LQ Office Hours 1:00 pm
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Jan 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
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Progressive Christianity 9:30 am
Progressive Christianity @ Valley United Methodist Church
Jan 6 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Leader:  Glenn Nettleton Progressive Christianity is defined at progressivechristianity.org/the-8-points/. The group discusses Bishop Spong’s newsletters and other aspects of Christianity. For direction or additional information, contact Glenn Nettleton at glennet@knology.net.
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Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Main Library, A/B
Jan 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Roseann Riedl Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly to play. A beginning class is available upon request. For information, contact Roseann Riedl at rosan.riedl@hotmail.com.
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LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
Admin Meeting 1:00 pm
Admin Meeting @ Main Library, A/B
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
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Photography 9:30 am
Photography @ Bailey Cove Library
Jan 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Leader: Waldy Cuevas Our mission is to encourage member socialization, friendship-building, and enjoyment around the pastime of photography. This SIG is a non-competitive environment where we encourage and rely on member participation. Throughout the year[...]
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Hand and Foot 1:00 pm
Hand and Foot @ Main Library, A/B
Jan 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Marilyn Walker Beginners and experts are welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instructions and “cheat sheets” are provided upon request. For those who have played for a while, please share[...]
LQ Office Hours 1:00 pm
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Jan 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
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Rally Day 9:30 am
Rally Day @ First Baptist Church, Gathering Space
Jan 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Rally Day @ First Baptist Church, Gathering Space
RALLY DAY Spring Term 2017 It’s all happening in The Life Center of First Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 17, 9:30‑11:30 am. Come in through the Church’s Entrance #7. Meet up with friends old and new at another super Rally[...]
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
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Hand and Foot 1:00 pm
Hand and Foot @ Main Library, A/B
Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Marilyn Walker Beginners and experts are welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instructions and “cheat sheets” are provided upon request. For those who have played for a while, please share[...]
LQ Office Hours 1:00 pm
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
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Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Varies
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am
Leader: Barbara Roberts Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hiking leader Barbara Roberts. Enjoy leisure hikes, several on paved greenways that allow you time to enjoy the local flora and fauna. Meet LearningQUEST members[...]
Scientific Questing 9:30 am
Scientific Questing @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Jan 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Leader: Glenn Nettleton This SIG is known as Computers, Cameras and Questing, and starts with several videos and images that will stir your imagination. A few of the newsletter technology topics are discussed; then we have an extended[...]
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Bunco 9:30 am
Bunco @ Main Library, A/B
Jan 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Leader: Joy Anderson Bunco is a social dice game played in teams of 4, involving 100% luck and very little skill (there are few decisions to be made). The rules are simple and can be learned in 5 minutes or less. Beginners[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Main Library, A/B
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Roseann Riedl Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly to play. A beginning class is available upon request. For information, contact Roseann Riedl at rosan.riedl@hotmail.com.
Wheeler Refuge 1:00 pm
Wheeler Refuge @ Main Library, Auditorium
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor:  Tom Ress Annually, Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge in Decatur hosts thousands of sandhill cranes, ducks, geese, pelicans and other waterfowl. It also attracts an increasing number of endangered whooping cranes. It is home to almost 300 species of[...]
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LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
Poverty 10:00 am
Poverty @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Elizabeth M Hall, PhD This course explores the history and current statistics about poverty in the United States. Causes, including economic, systemic, and personal, will be discussed. An array of possible solutions will be[...]
PDC Meeting 1:30 pm
PDC Meeting @ Main Library, A/B
Jan 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
 
Shakespeare 1:30 pm
Shakespeare @ Main Library, Auditorium
Jan 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor:  Jeff Nelson Shakespeare’s brilliance accounts for the success of his plays, but a number of “moments” advanced and defined his reputation: the publication of the plays by friends; Johnson’s prefaces to Shakespeare; P.T. Barnum’s purchase of Shakespeare’s birthplace; and others. We briefly[...]
Board Meeting 2:30 pm
Board Meeting @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Jan 24 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 
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Hand and Foot 1:00 pm
Hand and Foot @ Main Library, A/B
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Marilyn Walker Beginners and experts are welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instructions and “cheat sheets” are provided upon request. For those who have played for a while, please share[...]
LQ Office Hours 1:00 pm
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
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Wheeler Refuge 8:30 am
Wheeler Refuge @ Wheeler Wildlife Refuge
Jan 27 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Leader: Freddie DiPlacido Wheeler Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center serves as the gateway to the North Alabama Birding Trail. We will spend about half an hour touring the Center’s exhibits. Tom Ress will give a short[...]
Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Varies
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am
Leader: Barbara Roberts Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hiking leader Barbara Roberts. Enjoy leisure hikes, several on paved greenways that allow you time to enjoy the local flora and fauna. Meet LearningQUEST members[...]
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Monday Hiking 9:30 am
Monday Hiking @ Varies
Jan 30 @ 9:30 am
Leaders: Sue Campbell and Bruce Martin Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hike leaders Sue Campbell and Bruce Martin. Meet new and old LearningQUEST members for these enjoyable morning jaunts. Liability waivers are[...]
Great Conversations 10:00 am
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Marie Held The book Great Conversations 3 is an anthology of 15 classic and contemporary selections. This term, we will read selections based on the following themes: Arts and Artists, Domestic Life, Exercising Power,[...]
Int/Adv French 10:30 am
Int/Adv French
Jan 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Denise Selah This course is for anyone with intermediate to advanced French reading abilities and an appropriate command of French grammar. The class will read and discuss (in French) three short stories by Prosper[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Main Library, A/B
Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Roseann Riedl Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly to play. A beginning class is available upon request. For information, contact Roseann Riedl at rosan.riedl@hotmail.com.
Armchair Travel 2:00 pm
Armchair Travel @ Main Library, Auditorium
Jan 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Various Jan. 30: Roadtripping Alaska and Canada Ray Mulcahy will share his photo journal of four trips to Alaska. Two trips were done as road trips through Canada and Alaska. In addition to the[...]
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LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
Poverty 10:00 am
Poverty @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Elizabeth M Hall, PhD This course explores the history and current statistics about poverty in the United States. Causes, including economic, systemic, and personal, will be discussed. An array of possible solutions will be[...]
6-Life Story 1:30 pm
6-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Jan 31 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty M. Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write his/her own life story and needs guidance writing it. Each participant will be given handouts regularly as resource guides for[...]
Photography 2:00 pm
Photography @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Jan 31 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Waldy Cuevas In this course we will learn how to have fun taking photos by using our intuition instead of just following rules. We will have classroom instruction and review. Outside photography homework is[...]
Your Income Taxes 2:30 pm
Your Income Taxes @ Main Library, Auditorium
Jan 31 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Dolores Everett, CPA This 90-minute session will give you a head start on this year’s tax process. Become acquainted with tools and references to assist you in the preparation and understanding of federal and state[...]
Int’l Dining 5:00 pm
Int’l Dining @ Various
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Instructor: Jane Wodtke Join other LearningQUEST members once a month for an international dining out experience. One Tuesday evening each month the group will eat and critique Thai, Cajun, Italian, German, and Mexican cuisine in[...]