Jones Creativity Center


The Casual Word:  Adult Creative Writing Class
Join us for a free, fun, engaging and different look into writing on Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. in the JCC.  In this class, we will not focus on structure, form or rules, but on the freedom of writing.  It is the goal of this class to open the mind to its full creative potential by allowing participants to write what they want, how they want to write it.  The sessions will be student lead; we will engage in topics and subjects that are of interest to the students.  The atmosphere is casual and jovial.  This class is designed for all those 18 and up who wish to try their hand at creative writing.

Let us enjoy the journey together and keep up the good words!

Job Club
Need help submitting a job application or rewriting a resume?  Then join our Job Club on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. Job Club offers access to lots of helpful resources and provides assistance with job searching, resume writing, cover letters, online applications, interview skills, and much more.

For more information on Job Club, please contact Tanya at 276-254-3165.

Crochet Class and Club
The Jones Creativity Center will be offering a Crochet Class and Club at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday evenings.  It's free to all ages and skill levels, so feel free to bring your current crochet project or, if you're a beginner, we'll help you start on something new!  For those attending the class, you will need to bring your own materials for your project:
  • 1-2 balls of 100% cotton yarn (preferably worsted or medium weight)
  • Size H/8 (5.00 mm) 
  • Scissors
Adult Coloring
Need a break from the daily hustle and bustle? Join us for Adult Coloring on Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. for a soothing hour of coloring and quiet.  The JCC provides materials and projects, but, if you have something special to work on, feel free to bring your own.

PC Classes
The Jones Creativity Center is offering classes on how to use Windows through the Professor Teaches software.  Each session is self-contained, so you can begin at any time during the month and choose your own lesson.  However, the JCC also offers individualized courses on Mondays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. where you can learn how to navigate the desktop, understand apps and programs, and more.

GED/ESL
Mount Rogers Regional Adult Education Program (MRRAEP) provides free classes for GED testing and courses to learn English as a second language; however, the library will have an adjusted scheduled throughout July and August.  To learn more about these scheduling changes, please call the library at 276-645-8780 or check out the JCC calendar.  You can also check out the MRRAEP website or give them a call their main office at 276-739-2547.

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