Library schedules events

BLUFFTON — The Bluffton Public Library will again offer its Tutor Me Paperless program in August. Every Wednesday this month, a one-on-one tutor will meet with patrons with technology questions at no cost. Patrons are asked to call the library to make a reservation and specify the topic with which they would like help.
Beginning this month, the story time program, for children ages 3-5, will follow the theme “Around the World in 142 Days” through December. Children will hear stories from around the world and learn about immigration and languages. People who speak Spanish, Russian, Hindi, Urdu, Thai, Mandarin, German, French, Portuguese and Arabic who would be willing to teach some phrases in their language are asked to contact Esther Birkey, youth services director, at birkey@blufftonpubliclibrary.org.
Chris Gott of Gott Teach Coach will offer technology classes this month. Meetings will be held at 5:30 p.m. today and Aug. 12. Today’s meeting is titled, “I Want to Buy a Tablet, But I’m Not Sure Which One;” the Aug. 12 topic is “Help! I Don’t Understand my Kid’s iPad!” Registration is required.
Free marketplace and Medicaid assistance will be available Wednesday and Aug. 13. Registration is required to meet with a health care navigator one-on-one.
Jammin’ @ the Library, a time for acoustic musicians to gather and share their love of music, will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 12 and Aug. 21.
Brain Builders, for children ages 1-3 to promote the development of fine motor skills, will return Aug. 14.
On Aug. 18, local artist Ed Yagerman will present “Space Art.” Participants should bring their own posterboard and spray paint. Registration is required.
The Gluten-Free/Allergy Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 25 on the lower level of the library.
A second installment in the library’s “How to Make Cultured …” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28, when the topic will be How to Make Cultured Beverages. Free samples will be given.

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