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Dr. Seuss After School Activity March 3, 3-5pm

Come to the Uintah County Library’s  Dr. Seuss After School Activity. Oh the Places You’ll Go! Friday March 3, 2017

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Scrappy Irish Chain Quilting Class March 11, 2017 Saturday 1-5pm

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I am excited about this months quilt! Scrappy Irish chain, this is a free class so you can’t miss it.  Below you will find fabric requirements and cutting instructions for this class. Get your fabric ready and join us Saturday March 11, from 1-5pm.  Door prizes and snacks are provide.

No sign up required for this class.

Scrappy Irish Chain Quilt Pattern

 Scrappy Irish Chain Quilt / Pattern by Jessie Fincham

Fabrics used: Essentials 100% cotton white / Kona Peony / Scrap Fabrics (mostly from Sew and Quilt)

Finished block size: 18.5″
Finished quilt size: 90″ square

Materials Needed
2-1/2 yards (2-1/4m) white fabric
1-1/2 yards (1 1/4m) pink fabric
4-3/4 yards (4 1/4m) scrap fabric
1 yard (3/4m) binding fabric
8 yards (7 1/4m) backing fabric
98″ x 98″ cotton batting

Cutting
1. From the white fabric cut the following:
– (12) 18.5 x 6.5″
– (24) 14.5 x 2.5″
– (24) 10.5 x 2.5″
– (24) 6.5 x 6.5″
– (52) 2.5″ x 2.5″
2. From the pink fabric cut the following:
– (300) 2.5. x 2.5″ squares 3. From scrap fabric cut the following:
– (989) 2.5″ squares

If it helps, you can use the diagram below to guide you with the cutting of the white fabric. Cut carefully! (Diagram not to scale).

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Wanted: BETA website “test pilots”

A screenshot of the lib's new beta website

Greetings,

The library is building a new website and we need your help! The BETA website works much better on smartphones and tablets and has a brand new information architecture which is simpler and easier to use. Please be one of our website “test pilots” and then send us your feedback via the email/contact section located near the bottom of the webpage. You can visit the BETA website at http://66.147.242.161/~uintahli/website.

Code Club

Uintah County Library Code Club

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Use the following webform to apply for Code Club:

F.A.Q.s

Q. How old do the children need to be?
A. Children need to be ages eight to eighteen (8-18) by the time they start coming to the club meetings.

Q. How much does it cost to participate?
A. Although candidates need to submit an application to join the club, participation is FREE.

Q. When does the club meet?
A. The club will meet every Saturday at 10:00 am beginning May 14th, 2016.

Q. What computer skills are prerequisite to this club?
A. Each child needs to know how to operate a PC (mouse, keyboard, etc.) and follow a sequence of detailed written instructions.

Q. How many children will participate in the club?
A. This club is designed to run with approximately twelve children.

Q. How do I apply for membership in this club?
A. Candidates can apply for membership using the webform found above.

Q. What makes candidates ideal for this program?
A. Qualified candidates for this club are:

  • Ages eight to eighteen
  • Have a medium comfort level using a computer
  • Are team-players
  • Can follow complicated written and oral instructions

Q. At which website can I find more details regarding this club?
A. More details on all code clubs across the world can be found at codeclubworld.org.

Q. What kind of computer coding and programming will club members learn?
A. Terms one and two will use Scratch to teach the basics of programming. Term three will teach the basics of web development using HTML/CSS. Term four will teach the Python programming language.

Q. Why children and not adults?
A. These days, it is not enough for children to use technology; they need to know how it works too. Coding/programming knowledge will help children succeed in the digital age of the future. Course content is written with a child’s interests and reading level in mind.

Q. How do I become a volunteer to teach coding projects during club meetings?
A. Contact Christopher Davis at cgdavis@uintah.utah.gov or at (435) 789-6261 (volunteers must be legally allowed to work with children).

Q. Do I need to be a computer programmer to teach coding projects in this club?
A. No you do not need to be one; however, an understanding of the principles behind it would be helpful when the children have questions for you.

Q. How many hours per week do volunteers need to commit to?
A. Each club meeting is one hour long, so the time commitment is one hour per week, plus any preparation time.

Artist in the Making Packets

We have a large stack of artwork from past Artist in the Making themes.  We can no longer continue to store them.  If you have artwork that you would like to keep, please come in and pick it up at the Children’s Help Desk.  We will discard the artwork that has been here over a year at the end of December

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Lib closed Nov 24-17, 2016

The Uintah County Library will be close early (5:00 pm) on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 and then will not re-open until Monday, November 28th, 2016 at 9:00 am.

Utah Digital Newspapers

Visit the Utah Digital Newspapers site to find out what happened in Utah the day you were born, find that clue to a family history puzzle, or to relive simpler times.

Essential Oil Education Tuesdays at 10am

Essential Oil Education Classes Tuesdays at 10:00 am.  

All classes are free and taught by local essential oil user volunteers who willing share their experiences and knowledge. 

  • November 1, Kim Young: Bingo with your Favorite oils
  • November 8, Marily Gurney:
  • November 15, Connie Perry: Healthy live styles and a leaky gut.
  • November 29, Willa Rae Dilworth:
  • December 6, Dee Collett: Christmas Iedas
  • December 13, Marilee: Health Supplements for overall health
  • December 20, Dee Collett: Petitgrain
  • January  3, No Class
  • January 10,  Jeanie Tolbert: Zyto scan and what to do with the informations
  • January 17, Shelly Chivers: Deep Blue Soft Gels
  • January 24, Sami Turner: GX assist and PB Assist
  • January 31, images

Wanted: Youth for Code Club

Here’s a picture of Karina during one of the meetings of the library’s Code Club. Code Club gives youth the opportunity to learn computer programming by completing fun projects such as programming games. Youth learn to code in Scratch, HTML/CSS, and Python, all valuable job skills, but also boosts their problem-solving skills.

The library Code Club meets each Saturday morning and was originally open only for 9 to 11 year-old children, but now all youth are invited to apply for the club. The requirements for Code Club: 1) the ability to read and follow written instructions, and 2) a commitment to attend all club meetings (no sluffing meetings). For a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) or to apply for club membership, please visit uintahlibrary.org/code