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Library events, Aug. 13-19, 2017

Champaign Public Library

Main library, 200 W. Green St.

Douglass Branch, 504 E. Grove St.

At 7 p.m. Monday at the main library, learn about astronaut training and space flight from retired NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy pilot Mike Foreman.

At 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the main library, make origami flying discs and learn principles of flight at Family Fun Night, a series for school-age kids and their families.

At 3 p.m. Saturday at the main library, scientist/magician Steve Belliveau will present Getting Excited about Science.

For more information about free activities and lifelong resources at the library, visit champaign.org.

Urbana Free Library

210 W. Green St.

At 2 p.m. today in children’s services, kids of all ages will create a pinhole camera to safely view the solar eclipse on Aug. 21.

At 2 p.m. Saturday in Megan’s Reading Room, children and their families will explore the culture of Lebanon at Middle Eastern Story Time, including music and a craft.

From 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, the library and state Sen. Scott Bennett are offering a paper shredding event in Urbana parking lot 21 at the northwest corner of Vine and Green streets. For more information, call 217-355-5252 or visit senatorbennett.com.

For information about programs and services at the library, go to urbanafreelibrary.org.

Danville Public Library

319 N. Vermilion St.

From 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the second-floor meeting room, learn the basics of Microsoft Word. Participants must be familiar with how to use a computer. The class is free, but seating is limited.

From 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the second-floor meeting room, learn about basic computer security — malware, hackers and identity theft. Participants must be familiar with how to use a computer. The class is free, but seating is limited.

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