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January and February Events for Adults New Year's Resolution exercise classes

New Year's Resolution Exercise Classes
Did you make a New Year's Resolution to get fit and healthy? Kick-start your exercise program with 3 free beginners exercise classes sponsored by the Billings Public Library & the Billings YMCA! All classes run from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the Library's Community Room.
*Call 657-8258 to register or stop by the 2nd Floor Help Desk. Get fit and healthy for the New Year!

Wednesday, Jan. 14th - Pilates & Yoga
Wednesday, Jan. 21st - Zumba
Wednesday, Jan. 28th - Power Pump/Interval Body Blast


author Connie Kvilhaug book talk and signing Book Talk and Signing with Author/Hypnotist Connie Kvilhaug

Connie Kvilhaug, owner and president of Billings Hypnosis, will speak about her book HypnoSize Yourself: Increase Your Vitality—Release The Weight With Self-Hypnosis.  After the book talk, take the opportunity to meet with Connie and have her sign your personal copy of the book!  Talk begins at 1:30 pm in the first floor Popular Materials Room on February 7.  Book signing will immediately follow.

Connie is a Certified Hypnotist and Certified Instructor in the hypnosis field, as well as a Master Practitioner in the field of Neuron-Linguistic Communications.  Her book, HypnoSize Yourself, is a self-help guide offering unique alternative tools and techniques that can help people who want to achieve freedom from food and weight issues through the use of self-hypnosis.


Tech Tuesday Classes for February

February 3: E-Reader Support Group - Learn to download books and audiobooks to your electronic device.
February 10: Google Plus - Take a tour of Google Plus and get help creating your own account.
February 17: no class
February 24: Pinterest - Tour the Pinterest website and get help creating your own account; bring your tablet or smartphone
                     and use the Pinterest app.

All classes begin at 4pm and meet in the second floor Computer Classroom. Space is limited, registration is required!  Call us at 657-8258 or email us at
If you are unable to attend a class, please notify us as soon as possible.

BPL Knitting Circle

The Knitting Circle meets every fourth Thursday of the month from 1pm - 2:30pm.  Our Circle is informal and open to all fiber artists, not just knitters.  We provide space, light, and good company with which to share ideas and inspiration. Our group meets on the first floor of the library in the Popular Materials Room. Bring your fiber project and join us!

Friday Afternoon Cinematic Escapes Continues in January with a new series:  "Worldwide Dreams."

January 16th: Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (1990, PG) 3:00 PM
February 20th:  Cache (2005, R) 2:00 PM
March 6th:  Juliet of the Spirits (1965, NR) 2:00 PM
March 20th:  Infernal Affairs (2002, R) 2:00 PM
April 3rd:  Devdas (2002, NR) 2:00 PM
April 17th:  Biutiful (2010, R) 2:00 PM

For Readers

Looking for something new to read?  Join one or two (or all 11!) of our Email Book Clubs. Each day we'll email you a 5-minute portion of a book. During the week you can read 2-3 chapters and decide if you want to check the book out of the library. Every Monday we start new books. You can choose among mysteries, business books, teen titles, even pre-publication! All you need to provide is your email address. Find out more or sign up for an Email Book Club or check out our Readers' Corner blog.