September 11 is a National Day of Service and Remembrance. The Albert Wisner Public Library will host a commemoration of the fifteenth anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. It is offered in honor of those who lost their lives on September 11 as well as first responders who rushed to their rescue and beloved survivors.
Organic gardeners have certain viable solutions to deal with pests and plant diseases. Come learn about alternative methods to deal with garden problems that are safe, and often simple, when incorporated into an integrative approach to working with the land.
Join the Pretty Committee for an evening of Pinterest fun! This month's project: Book Page Autumn Wreath. Participants need to bring in a piece of decorative ribbon for a bow. The Pretty Committee wil provide the instruction, book page leaves and autumnal embellishments!
Join the Pretty Committee for a night of Pinterest fun! This month's project: Zentangle Bookmarks. Zentangle is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is a fascinating new art form that is fun and relaxing. Participants need to bring in a piece of decorative ribbon to embellish their bookmarks. The Pretty Committee will provide the instruction, markers, paper, etc.
Join the Pretty Committee for a night of Pinterest fun! This month's project is a T-Shirt Scarf. Participants need to bring in an old t-shirt (or an inexpensive one, such as from the Dollar Store). Extra large t-shirts will make a longer scarf while smaller sizes will yield a shorter one. This is a quick project, so feel free to bring in more than one t-shirt to work on!
The Future of the Mind brings a topic that once belonged solely to the province of science fiction into a startling new reality. This scientific tour de force unveils the astonishing research being done in top laboratories around the world—all based on the latest advancements in neuroscience and physics—including recent experiments in telepathy, mind control, avatars, telekinesis, and recording memories and dreams. The Future of the Mind is an extraordinary, mind-boggling exploration of the frontiers of neuroscience. Dr.
Flight Behavior is a brilliant and suspenseful novel set in present day Appalachia; a breathtaking parable of catastrophe and denial that explores how the complexities we inevitably encounter in life lead us to believe in our particular chosen truths.
With summer winding down and school gearing up, August presents an opportune time to develop back to school habits and routines. Join Hope Stuart for terrific tips for keeping track of after-school activities, setting up a homework space and building a system for the family backpacks.