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FREE Yoga - At the Library!

Posted 4 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Children & Parenting, Education, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Programs, Self-help & Spirituality and Teen | Tagged with hoopla, yoga books, yoga classes, yoga kids, yoga teens and yoga videos

I love yoga because it’s good for your body and soul. Unfortunately, those who have practiced yoga in a studio know that it can get pretty expensive – so why not mark your calendar, and join us for FREE yoga programs this summer!

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Fabulously Frugal

Posted 5 months ago by April S

Posted in Business & Investing, Cooking, Home, & Garden, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Resources and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with budgeting, Business & Economics, consumer education, frugal living, home economics, housekeeping, low budget cooking, money management, personal finance, Sustainable living -- Economic aspects and thriftiness

Frugality isn’t just for cheapskates anymore. Check out this blog post to explore a variety of resources designed to help you save money and live a fabulously frugal lifestyle.

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We Shall Overcome: Great True Stories of Overcoming Hardship

Posted 7 months ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with bravery, civil rights, grit, guts, oppression, overcoming odds, perseverance, poverty, refugees, rising up, strength, struggle, survival and World War II

Tough times call for inspiring stories of people overcoming long odds or bad situations – take a look and be amazed.

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Sports Roundup

Posted 9 months ago by Jan C

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, History, Politics, & Biography and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with baseball, boxing, boxing history, chess, Christianity, football, gymnastics, hockey, inspirational, National Football League, NFL, olympic history, olympics, ski jumping, soccer, sports, sports casting, success and swimming

Do you have a favorite sport or are you one of those sports-in-general fans? One thing’s for sure, if you’re not playing it, or watching it, there’s always something to be learned from sports books and movies.

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New Year, New You

Posted 9 months ago by Amy H

Posted in Cooking, Home, & Garden, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with beauty, diet, eVideo, exercise, health, meditation, mind-body, mindfulness, nutrition, psychology, resolutions, streaming video, stress management, weight-loss, wellness and Yoga

No resolutions necessary! You can always work on improving (fill in the lifestyle issue of your choice); it just takes a bit of time and baby steps in the right direction. Here are some titles that will help.

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Best Nonfiction Books of 2016

Posted 9 months ago by April S

Posted in Business & Investing, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New, Science, Medicine, & Technology and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with astronomy, cancer patients, leadership, management, mathematicians, memoir, musicals, nonfiction, poverty, professional development, psychology, race relations, racism, social conditions, social sciences, space race, success and women's history

If you're a fan of nonfiction books, then you'll love this blog post. It includes the best of the best nonfiction books of 2016.

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