First Monday Movie @ Excelsior, May 6, 6:30-8:30 pm

The movie for May is Trouble in Paradise (1932, 82 mins) with Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall, Charlie Ruggles, Edward Everett Horton; directed by Ernst Lubitsch

A debonair con artist falls for an equally duplicious pickpocket,and the happy couple set their sights on a rich heiress.

The movie, which was one of Ernst Lubitsch's favorites, was not approved for re-issue in 1935 when the Production Code was being enforced. In 1991 Trouble in Paradise was selected to the National Film Registry at the Library of Congress.

China's Terracotta Warriors slide show and talk, Tuesday, May 7, 7-8 p.m.

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month!

A docent from the Asian Art Museum will present a slideshow and talk about the museum’s exhibition “China’s Terracotta Warriors.” She will show slides of some of the 120 rare objects—including 10 terracotta figures—currently on show at the museum. She will also talk about the unification of China, and the life and rule of the First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di, his quest for immortality, his death, burial, and complex legacy.

Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors

Americans,African descent,babies,computers,laptop computers,people,technologyAre you a computer beginner? Did you know that Excelsior Branch offers computer classes?

The next round of computer classes starts Tuesday, April 30, 7-8:30pm with a basic introduction to computers.

Learn how to use a mouse, the keyboard and other basic computer function in this class for computer beginners.

Part 2 will take place on Tuesday, May 28, 7-8:30pm. Students will learn how to search the Internet and how to use the library website and catalog.

Part 3 will take place on Tuesday, June 25, 7-8:30pm. Students will learn how to set up an Email account and basic Email functions.

Basic mouse and keyboard skills are required for parts 2 and 3.

Attendance is limited to 10 people. Please contact Excelsior Branch to sign up.

First Friday Tutorials

Are you a regular patron at Excelsior? Then you might be interested in learning how to print a monthly calendar of events at your favorite branch. Watch this tutorial to learn how: