MINI SALE: The Buddies of the Jefferson Public Library will sponsor a sale of cookbooks, vacation books and containers of CDs on the East Financial institution Regional Library from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 20, within the hallway throughout from the assembly rooms on the East Financial institution Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie.
The sale will function 15 tables of donated gadgets. Fairly a number of books and CDs can be found, because the Buddies haven’t been in a position to have a Huge Guide Sale since October 2019.
Books vary in value from 50 cents to $6. CDs are bought by the field for $10, and prospects should buy the complete field. Money and bank cards are accepted; test usually are not. For extra info name (504) 455-2665 or e mail FriendsJPL@Yahoo.com.
NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH: November is Native American Heritage Month, or as it’s generally known as, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month.
The month is a time to have a good time wealthy and numerous cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the essential contributions of Native folks. Native American Heritage Month can be a time to teach the general public about tribes, to boost a common consciousness in regards to the distinctive challenges Native folks have confronted each traditionally and within the current, and the methods during which tribal residents have labored to beat these challenges.
The Jefferson Parish Library has many sources for individuals who wish to be taught extra about Native Individuals, together with: 1,832 eBooks; 679 books; 90 audiobooks; 52 DVDs; 25 image books; 23 music sound recordings; 16 audiodiscs; and eight eVideos.
Among the many topics are Native American civilizations, myths, religions, confederacies, flags, structure, artwork, monuments, therapeutic, festivals, instruments/weapons, video games/tales and lots of others.
VALUE LINE: Wall Road is again to setting data. This renewed power got here after a stellar efficiency within the third quarter, during which a spread of economic and industrial issues confirmed notable enchancment. In all, 84% of the S&P 500 firms had constructive earnings within the interval. That helped offset a sequence of political, financial and pandemic headwinds and pushed the Dow again above 35,000.
Patrons have an ideal useful resource on the library — Worth Line, an unbiased funding analysis and monetary publishing agency based mostly in New York Metropolis.
Worth Line is greatest recognized for publishing The Worth Line Funding Survey, a inventory evaluation publication that’s among the many most extremely regarded and extensively used unbiased funding analysis sources in international funding and buying and selling markets, monitoring roughly 1,700 publicly traded shares in additional than 99 industries.
From mergers and acquisitions to new firm profiles, Worth Line’s studies analyzing present information are powered by greater than 70 researchers, securities analysts, economists, and statisticians .
Patrons who wish to entry Worth Line ought to go to the library’s dwelling web page, then click on on the “databases” tab on the prime of the web page. Subsequent, scroll down the web page. Worth Line could be discovered on the backside left-hand facet of the web page.
NaNoWriMo: Writers collaborating in Nationwide Novel Writing Month meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 20 within the Upstairs Convention Room on the East Financial institution Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Referred to as NaNoWriMo, the occasion is a creative-writing problem that takes place yearly all through the month of November. Attendees will write throughout this session.
COMPUTER CLASSES: Obtain free laptop coaching on the East Financial institution Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, or on the West Financial institution Regional Library, 2751 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey. Seating is restricted, and on-line registration is required. Go to the Pc Courses web page at www.jplibrary.web/coaching and click on “East Financial institution Regional Schedule” or “West Financial institution Regional Schedule.”
Upcoming Metairie lessons embody:
- Primary Pc Expertise – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18.
- Introduction to PowerPoint 1 – 10 a.m. to midday Nov. 21.
- Introduction to PowerPoint 2 – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 21.
- Cloud Computing – 2 p.m. to three:30 p.m. Nov. 23.
- Introduction to Microsoft Excel 3 – 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 29.
Upcoming Harvey lessons embody:
- Newbie Pc Expertise – 10 a.m. to midday Nov. 19.
- Primary Pc Expertise – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 19.
Chris Smith is supervisor of grownup programming on the Jefferson Parish Public Library.