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Make Your Own Natural Homemade Gifts

Posted about 12 days ago by Amy H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, New: Books and Movies, Nonfiction and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with beeswax, candles, crafts, DIY, essential oils, handmade gifts, Healthy, homemade soaps, natural, Natural Beauty Products and natural cleaners

Make your own natural, homemade beauty products and cleansers - they make great gifts too!

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Singing Voicemails

Posted 6 months ago by Jennifer D

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with bereavement, death and dying, family relationships, grief and Loss - psychology

Have you ever saved a voicemail for eight years? I have, and I think it's possible that many of us have a saved voicemail or two, it's just not something we talk about. Before my mom passed away, she would call me every morning around 8:15 and we would talk before I left for work. Then, that tradition ended. One of her voicemails lived on...a long time.

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Storytelling and Our Communities: Part II: Alzheimers

Posted 7 months ago by Heidi Y.

Posted in Education, Research and Resources, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with Alzheimer's disease, caregivers and storytelling

Storytelling is the way I connect with other human beings, every day. One of the most amazing audiences to engage and connect with are adults with Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Get Inspired to Get Moving on National Walking Day and Beyond

Posted 9 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics, Movies and Music, Outdoors, Sports and Travel and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with heart health, heath & fitness, National Walking Day, sports & recreation and workout

National Walking Day is observed on the first Wednesday in April each year. Let the Library inspire you to get moving this Spring and beyond.

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Organizing Your Life: Home Edition

Posted 10 months ago by April S

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Garden and Home, eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics, New: Books and Movies and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with cleaning & caretaking, clutter, declutter, DIY, happiness, hoarding, home design & decor, home organization, house & home, house cleaning, housekeeping, inspirational, interior decorating, motivational, orderliness, organization ideas, organizing, simplicity and storage in the home

Clear out the clutter, tidy up, and get organized!

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