Family Central invites all new and expectant parents to join this support group to learn about infant care. Topics include feeding, sleeping, soothing and development in addition to the adjustment to parenting and balancing family life. Led by two experienced maternity nurses who are certified in childbirth education, lactation counseling and parenting education, this group will provide a place to meet other new parents and to learn the latest research information on infant care and child development.Paula Spector is a registered nurse with an M.S. in Health Education.
Learn to play croquet made famous in Alice's story. Create a character from a folded book - Alice, the Red Queen, the Cheshire Cat or the Rabbit. Alice in Wonderland style refreshments will be served. This program is suitable for all ages.
If human beings disappeared instantaneously from the Earth, what would happen? How would the planet reclaim its surface? What creatures would emerge from the dark and swarm? How would our treasured structures--our tunnels, our bridges, our homes, our monuments--survive the unmitigated impact of a planet without our intervention? In his revelatory, bestselling account, Alan Weisman draws on every field of science to present an environmental assessment like no other, the most affecting portrait yet of humankind's place on this planet.
Join your peers and expand your network, discuss job search strategies, share stories and yes, even laughs. The group is led by Gregg Knowles, a program consultant and career coach.
This is a drop-in program; no registration required.
Join us for the premiere of an original drama performed by the members of the Library Senior Improv Theater Group. The play was inspired, created and developed by the participants this summer in a series of workshops at the Library led by director Linda Richmond.
With a Little Help From My Friends is the story of classmates of a certain age, who receive an invitation to their high school reunion. As they consider the pros and cons of attending, they look forward and to the past, and we learn how experiences and friendships shape and enrich our lives.
"One of the finest songwriters I have heard in the past couple of years. Randall can write about the ordinary things that are part of living, family, love, and work and touch his audience every time." - Ellen Schmidt, producer and musician"The first time I heard Randall Kromm's song Water Wheel I knew I was going to record it. He has captured beautifully in one four minute song an idea I have been inarticulately yapping about for decades. My hope is that now lots of people will make the effort to discover the work of this very talented man." - Don White, musician"Songs of common life . . .
Join us for a discussion of Alan Lightman's fictional collection of stories that explores the connections between science and art, the process of creativity, and ultimately the fragility of human existence. Copies of the book will be available at the Library.
Join Dr. Charles Holmes (retired NASA) for a fascinating adventure into deep space to learn about black holes, pulsars and quasars.
Join us for an evening of Einstein related events! - a screening of the the film, Einstein's Big Idea, followed by a Q & A with Bill Makofske, Ed Sattler and Chuck Holmes; an Einstein look-a-like contest for all ages; a display of student science projects and art related to Einstein's theories. Refreshments will be served.