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Origami for the Holidays

Fold some paper into presents this Christmas! Find holiday origami patterns, recommended library books, and make a gift-card holder with step-by-step photo-illustrated instructions.

Hush Episode 31 Hunger Games and More

HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 31 – Hunger Games and more

Once you’ve read the Hunger Games, what do you read next? Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a brief (41:44) discussion with Miranda about the popularity of this series and some of the similar books that came before it. Learn more about these books that relate back all the way back to the Roman Gladitorial matches, and continue to be popular today. Share your recommendations with us!

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2013 Classics Made Modern eBook Discussion

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!

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Journaling with Words and Images: Capture the Moment: Watercolor and Imagery

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.

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Art as Therapy

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.

Episode 29 thrillers

HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 29 – Thrillers

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!

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Mindful Shopping, Healthier Eating

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.

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Journaling with Words and Images: Doodles and Lists

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.