Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (1865) creates a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The characters are familiar; the logic and literary nonsense are highly influential to other genres. Discuss at the library on Monday, December 10, 2012, 1:30–3:00 pm in the Marvin Auditorium 101C
Lissa Staley helps people use the library. She is a Book Evangelist, Health Information Librarian, Arts and Crafts Librarian, Trivia Emcee, Classics Made Modern book group leader, and frequent library customer, especially with her preschool children. She reads a new book every few days, but recently loved "Swordspoint" by Ellen Kushner, "Love and Other Perishable Items" by Laura Buzo and "The Reluctant Assassin" by Eoin Colfer and is looking forward to "Homeland" by Cory Doctorow.
Contact Lissa at firstname.lastname@example.org
The library partnered with Oral Health Kansas to create a display that asks people to consider how much sugar is in their drink. Tips to increase Health Eating for a Healthy Mouth, helping a reluctant tooth brusher, and general Tooth brushing are included.
Embrace your ereader and download free classic literature to read and discuss with others. Meet monthly for enriching conversation with other interested readers. Find the complete 2013 schedule of books to read here!
Download journaling tips and handouts on Capturing the Moment: Watercolor and Imagery. Our monthly journaling workshop offers ideas and encouragement for people pursuing personal writing with words and images. The workshop meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am at the library.
Learn how to use “Art as Hope” in the next session of the Cancer Survivor Education Series, at noon on Tuesday, October 23 in the Anton Room. Jane Hanni, Assistant Curator of Education at the Mulvane Art Museum, will help you look, create and understand. Check out art therapy resources from the library’s collection and the Health Information Neighborhood.
Free screenings, education and resources to improve your health, Saturday, October 20, 2012, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. In the Atrium and the Health Information Neighborhood at the library, provided by Nursing Students from the Baker University School of Nursing
The library’s popular trivia programs bring in over 300 people to test their trivial knowledge alongside their coworkers, friends, and family. Questions at the events this past weekend ranged from identifying popular songs from their whistling solos to Biblical disciples, World War II, reality TV, sports mascots and magic movie moments.
Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a (20:07) discussion with Kathy about the thrilling genre of thrillers. Find out what to read after you finish The Eight or wait for the next John Grisham or Jeffrey Deaver and then share your thriller recommendations with us!
Did you know that the average person makes 2.2 trips to the grocery store each week? Did you realize that there are nearly 39,000 products in a typical supermarket? No wonder it’s easy to get lost in the aisles! Learn “Mindful Grocery Shopping, Healthy Eating” with holistic health coach Tracie Inman at the library on Thursday, October 11 from 7-8 p.m. or on Friday, October 19 from 11 a.m. until noon.
The library is hosting a 6-part series for family caregivers and friends who care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease of a related dementia. Speakers from the Alzheimer’s Association Heart of America Chapter will present each program and resources from the Health Information Neighborhood of the library will be available for checkout.
Download journaling tips and handouts on Doodles and Lists. Our monthly journaling workshop offers ideas and encouragement for people pursuing personal writing with words and images. The workshop meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am at the library.