Reducing Stress this Holiday Season through Meditation

Monday, December 6, 2016
7:00 pm

The Hub

The scientific community has recently been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality.  Join Jim Rose, M Ed. Rutgers University, retired executive at Johnson & Johnson and  long time meditator, as he discusses the extraordinary effect of meditation.  It can reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration, enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium.  He will also present a simple, yet powerful meditation technique that can enrich one’s life personally, professionally, spiritually and help with seasonal stress.

The program is free and open to the public.  No registration required.

Book Bites Luncheon

Thursday, December 8, 2016
12:00 pm
Community Room

 

Come find out what your favorite librarians have been reading!

$10 donation includes lunch, beverages, and dessert.

Tickets available at the Front Desk between Monday, November 28 and 2 pm on Tuesday, December 6.

StoryTelling Yoga

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
10:30 - 11:15 am
Children's Room

Storytelling Yoga is a fun way to introduce your child to yoga!  Through storytelling incorporating song, art and movement, we explore Yoga poses including Down Dog, Turtle and Cobra.  Wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle, yoga mat (if you have one), light blanket for relaxation and your child's favorite stuffed animal or blanket.  

This program is open to children of all ages.  Registration is preferred, though not required.  Please click HERE to register.  

 

Staff Picks

by Joan Bauer

When Hope and her aunt move to small-town Wisconsin to take over the local diner, Hope's not sure what to expect. But what they find is that the owner, G.T., isn't quite ready to give up yet - in fact, he's decided to run for mayor against a corrupt candidate. And as Hope starts to make her place at the diner, she also finds herself caught up in G.T.'s campaign - 

--Deb's Staff Pick

Grades 6-12

by Ernest Cline

"An exuberantly realized, exciting, and sweet-natured cyber-quest. Cline's imaginative and rollicking coming-of-age geek saga has a smash-hit vibe."--Booklist, starred review
"Ready Player One takes place in the not-so-distant future--the world has turned into a very bleak place, but luckily there is OASIS, a virtual reality world that is a vast online utopia. 

--Kate's Staff Pick