Check your Blood Pressure and BMI at the Library, then enter to WIN!

Get started knowing your numbers – check your blood pressure and BMI at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, and enter our Know Your Numbers contest. One lucky winner will be drawn from all entries submitted by April 21, 2012. to win a $10 gift certificate to the Millennium Café.

Journaling with Words and Images: Recording your Own History

A monthly journaling workshop offers ideas and encouragement for people pursuing personal writing with words and images. Handouts including writing prompts about recording your own history are archived here. The workshop meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am at the library.

It’s time to prepare for the big dance — by reading The Anti-Prom!

The Anti-Prom by Abby McDonald is a hilarious adventure caper that takes place on that night of all memorable high school nights — prom night. The Anti-Prom is available as a printed book in the YA Fiction section of the library and it’s also available as an ebook for checkout and download from http://ebooks.tscpl.org.

HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 19 – Steampunk

Listen or download the library’s premier podcast – HUSH! In Episode 19, enjoy a discussion (22:17) about Steampunk – the books and movies that define the anachronistic genre characterized by goggles, airships, clockwork and of course, steam powered machines. Have you read any of our recommendations? Plus continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!

Creative ways to make and listen to music as a family

A new book from folk singers Nerissa Nields and Katryna Nields offers all families (even the ones who don’t consider themselves “musical”) ideas and instruction. Plus, watch a video of Lissa and her sister singing a Nields song together on a car ride with a 2 year old. Because that’s what making music as a family is all about!

Journaling with Words and Images: Validation

A monthly journaling workshop offers ideas and encouragement for people pursuing personal writing with words and images. Handouts including writing prompts about validation are archived here. The workshop meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am at the library.

Check out our Music CDs

New expanded shelving allows customers to browse the library’s music CD collection more easily. Visit the Media Center in the library to explore the selections for yourself!

February is Heart Health Month – Do you know the warning signs of a heart attack?

February 3, 2012 is Go Red for Women day from the American Heart Association. Watch a funny yet serious 3 minute video starring Elizabeth Banks, and learn the warning signs of a heart attack. More women die of cardiovascular disease than from the next four causes of death combined, including all forms of cancer. But 80 percent of cardiac events in women could be prevented if women made the right choices for their hearts involving diet, exercise and abstinence from smoking. Learn more at goredforwomen.org