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2/11/20 .”Good for You” programs at the Library

    Want to learn something new?  Check out the programs held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at 10am.  This past week we had RN Melanie Simpkins come and give a program on Better Brain Health.  Our population is aging and as we get older the risk factors for dementia increase.  There are things you can watch for.  If you are talking with someone and can’t remember a word, that’s normal.  But if you are having a hard time carrying on a conversation, that could be a sign of something wrong.  If you misplace your keys occasionally, that’s normal.  But if you can’t remember how to d

2/4/2020 Blind Date with a Book!

   Feeling adventurous?  Looking for your next favorite book?  Stop in and go on a “Blind Date with a Book”.    You can pick a hand-wrapped book, carefully curated from a wide range of popular genres, that is tagged with intriguing clues alluding to the book inside.  Why you ask?  You may find amazing authors this way, new stories, and fresh talent.   Are you willing to take a risk? Not every blind date is going to work out but at least it’s worth a shot.

1/29/2020 Book Club Meets Thursday!

This Thursday at 6pm the Loosely Bound Book Club will meet and discuss the bestseller  “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens.  This book has been on the New York Times best seller list for the last 71 weeks.  It was also the most checked out book in our Winnefox Library System in 2019. The story goes…..For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say.

11/25/19 Senior Savvy Space - Dec 4th Tips and Tricks to Avoid Scams

It is estimated that older adults lose billions of dollars to scammers each year.  Chances are good that someone you know has been scammed, whether they talk about it or not.  Some won’t mention it because they are embarrassed, thinking “I can’t believe I fell for that.”  But the truth is this…if you share what you know about scams, you can help protect someone you know from being scammed as well.  The Federal Trade Commission runs a website, www.consumer.ftc.gov., where you can easily report scams and/or find out about ones that may be happening in

11/18/19 Senior Savvy Space Offers Programs

For the last couple of months we have been updating our reading room into a Savvy Senior Space.  We are having programs on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, at 10am, in the new space and we’ve tried to pick things that are of interest to older adults.   This week we held our 1st program which was on Medicare and Dispelling the Confusion.  The next program coming up will be on Wednesday, Nov.


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