The following is a question submitted by a patron and answered by the library:
Q. — Will shaking a Polaroid camera make it develop faster?
A. — The library went to Google to find out that you cannot make it develop faster by shaking it.
AUGUST MAC HOUR
Do you have a question with an Apple product? The Mac gal can help. Join her for a one-on-one tutoring session on Tuesday, Aug. 23, from 1 to 2 p.m. No registration is necessar y.
Sign up today at the Circulation Desk for a one-on-one computer class. You pick your time on Aug. 17 at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. or 11 a.m.; or Aug. 18 at 9 a.m., 3 p.m. or 4 p.m. Pick your topic: Computers for beginners, Microsoft programs, Windows 8, Windows 10, internet, email, library services, tablets and smartphones.
ORGANIZE YOUR DIGITAL PHOTOS
Registration is required to have your digital photos organized at the library on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at 9:30 a.m. What does the pictures folder on your computer look like? Can you find what you’re looking for? This workshop will cover how to organize and label all those digital images so you can find them again.
HEALTHY GREEN LIVING
Registration is also required for the Healthy Green Living program to be held at the library on the last Wednesday of the month, beginning Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Come for meditation, taichi and full living education. You can go to qaclibrar y.org/calendar to register.
The book discussion group that meets at the Kent Island Yacht Club will be discussing “The Last Bus to Wisdom” by Ivan Doig on Thursday, Aug. 25, beginning at 6 p.m. Limited dinner menu and drinks will available for purchase. The author’s last novel is a deeply humane comingof-age tale set in the early 1950s. It draws from the author’s rich personal history and ranges across much of his storied American West. Forever the master of colorful characters and landscapes, reflecting the vastness and vulnerability of the human heart, Doig has left us with a rollicking road trip filled with both.
Questions may be phoned in Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. or Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 410-745-0980 or 410-643-8161.