The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library is hosting the traveling art show “Through Different Eyes: Achieving a New Perspective” from September 9-29, 2014 in the Library Rotunda. View the exhibit online This exhibit, curated by Kansas Talking Books, showcases the artistic talents of the blind, visually impaired, and physically impaired Kansas Talking Books patrons. […]
There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers. — Rosalynn Carter, Former First Lady and founder of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving A recent article on a new Caregiver Support Group […]
Positive? Negative? Not sure? Take the Test. Take Control. At the Free HIV Testing and Health Fair on Thursday, June 27, 2014 from 11:00 am—2:00 pm visit the FREE health fair booths in the Library Rotunda for confidential HIV tests, resources for safer sex, mental health, drug abuse, and personal health information from community experts.
Attend six sessions for caregivers, friends and individuals with a chronic condition to learn how to manage their emotional, physical and social challenges. The next 6 week series begins Monday, June 9, 2014 from 1-3:30 pm.
Diabetes Alert Day is March 25th. At the library, Shawnee County Health Agency staff will provide a Diabetes Risk Test and provide information on diabetes prevention and treatment.
Walk Kansas 2014 is coming — March 16 – May 10. Form a team of 5-6 people who will track minutes of physical activity and food choices during the 8-week challenge. Can’t find a team? Join Health Information Librarian Lissa Staley’s team by the March 7th early-bird deadline.