Jones Creativity Center

FAFSA Workshop
Ready to go to college? Need help applying for scholarship and financial aid? Then visit the Bristol Public Library on January 10 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for assistance in submitting your FAFSA (Federal Application for Federal Student Aid), completing college admissions and scholarship applications. To learn more or schedule an appointment, contact Donna Quillin at the ETSU Educational Opportunity Center at 423-392-8043.

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

New Tech Workshop
Did you receive a new smart phone, tablet, or laptop as a holiday gift this year? Want to learn more about it? Then join us for our New Tech Workshop on January 8, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Jones Creativity Center.

We're here to help you learn all about those Christmas gifts and gadgets you received. So, if you have a question about how to add apps to your new smart phone or Overdrive to your Kindle, or if you'd just like to learn a little more about electronics and 3D Printing, make sure to drop in and pay us a visit.

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 much more. 

Touch Typing
Interested in improving your typing skills?  Then join us on Fridays for Touch Typing from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Our class is free to attend and each tutorial is customized to your pace, meaning you can complete lessons at any time!
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 December.  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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