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Please note that the Oculus Rift is rated for use by teens aged 13 and older and adults.
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Wednesday, November 1, begins the month long NaNoWriMo challenge to write 50,000 words in just 30 days, creating a rough first draft of a novel. In November, the Library will provide space, snacks, and plenty of power strips, so that everyone can keep their laptops charged. Teens and Adults are invited to work at the Visalia Library during the whole month! For Teens Wed 11/01/17 at 4 pm Wed 11/08/17 at 4 pm Wed 11/15/17 at 4 pm Wed 11/29/17 at 4 pm
For Adults Wed 11/01/17 at 6 pm Wed 11/08/17 at 6 pm Wed 11/15/17 at 6 pm Wed 11/22/17 at 4 pm Wed 11/29/17 at 6 pm
A stylist from FJA Angel’s Body/Face Artistic Painting demonstrates how to be the ‘ghoul of your dreams,’ or ninja of your nightmares during the hour long demonstrations. Attendees will not be face painted, so kids, bring your mom or dad to learn the tricks and tips of gruesome grimaces or angelic appearances! The event is free and no registration is required.
Baby is a young and partially
hearing impaired getaway driver who can make any wild move while in motion with
the right track playing. It's a critical talent he needs to survive his
indentured servitude to the crime boss, Doc, who values his role in his meticulously
However, just when Baby thinks he is
finally free and clear to have his own life with his new girlfriend, Debora,
Doc coerces him back for another job. Now saddled with a crew of thugs too
violently unstable to keep to Doc's plans, Baby finds himself and everything he
cares for in terrible danger.
To survive and escape the coming
maelstrom, it will take all of Baby's skill, wits and daring, but even on the
best track, can he make it when life is forcing him to face the music? -
Author Heather H. Howard will present a National Novel Writing Month workshop on ‘How to Avoid Writer's Block.’ Through careful set up of a story's plots and subplots, character development and backstory, Heather will show writers how to achieve their goal of writing a novel in thirty days. The session will be on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at 6:30 pm at the Visalia Branch Library in the Blue Room.
Ms. Howard is the author of Chore Whore: Adventures of a Celebrity Personal Assistant, as well as numerous magazine articles for Cosmopolitan, Hello!, Marie Claire, and Grazia. She is appearing thanks to support from the Friends of the Tulare County Library.
Come join us for the Library's Coloring Nights at the Visalia Library. Colorists can bring their own coloring pages and pens, crayons or colored pencils. However, the Library will provide all of these necessary supplies free to participants, including some very intricate and fun coloring pages.
For more information about our Coloring Nights activities, please visit the Visalia Branch Library or call 559-713-2703.