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Get Inspired to Get Moving on National Walking Day and Beyond

Posted about 24 days ago by April S

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks and Self-help & 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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Small-Space Gardening

Posted about 25 days ago by Jessica H

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, Cooking, Home, & Garden, Fitness, Nature, & Travel and Resources | Tagged with balcony gardening, container gardening, gardening, gardening with kids, patio gardening, small space gardening and urban gardening

Small-Space Gardening is an activity everyone can enjoy with just a little creativity! With specialized small-space garden kits available commercially at local home stores for do-it-yourselfers, this can be done in even the smallest spaces with some ingenuity.

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Massaging Kale, Fair Trade Chocolate, and the French Kitchen: A Short Quest in Sugar Detox

Posted 2 months ago by Jennifer D

Posted in Cooking, Home, & Garden, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fitness, Nature, & Travel and History, Politics, & Biography | Tagged with child labor, cookbooks, detoxification, fair trade, French Cooking, human trafficking, natural foods, nutrition, slavery - history, sugar, sugar - health aspects, sugar - history, sugar detox and sugar-free diet

Ever think about giving up sugar? Okay, I’m here for you. For your entertainment, I decided that the only way I could begin to tackle this subject, was to give up sugar myself.

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Fall in Love - At the Library!

Posted 3 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, Business & Investing, Children & Parenting, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, Make U, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Programs, Romance and Teen | Tagged with adult coloring, american beauty, anti-romance, date night, diy gifts, eyes wide shut, gone girl, romance, romance films, sugar scrub, the shining, valentine's day and zumba

From fun and free “date nights” to DIY gifts to romantic movies you can stream at home, we have everything you need to make this year’s Valentine’s Day something to remember – so get ready to fall in love…at the Library!

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Aging Gracefully

Posted 3 months ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with aging, aging gracefully, documentaries, elderly, exercise, happiness, longevity, mental health, nonfiction, old age, older people - social conditions, relationships, relaxation, senior citizens, seniors, wellness and Yoga

“Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty” – Coco Chanel

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The Paleo Diet: A Whole Foods Approach to Better Health

Posted 3 months ago by Amber B

Posted in Cooking, Home, & Garden and Fitness, Nature, & Travel | Tagged with cookbooks, cooking - natural foods, dairy-free, gluten-free, gluten-free diet - recipes, grain-free, high protein diet - recipes, low carb diet - recipes, nutrition, Paleo, paleo diet, Prehistoric peoples -- Nutrition, primal, quick and easy cooking, snack foods, snacks, wellness and whole foods

Learn more about the Paleo diet and explore a variety of cookbooks from Paleo basics, to cuisine for the discerning foodie.

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