LIFE: Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship, and Enrichment

Meets Wednesdays @ 10:00 a.m. in library meeting room 131 unless otherwise noted.

June 2015

  • June 3 — Cool Summer Reads
    Blue Willow Book Shop owner Valerie Koehler gives us the inside scoop on some of her favorite new summertime books. Launching the library’s Summer Reading Program (SRP).
  • June 10 — Eat, Live, Dance
    Usha Dontheraju is back to immerse us in Hindi culture featuring Indian cooking and dancing Bollywood style.
  • June 17 — Life on a Mexican Cattle Ranch
    Gordon Rottman shares some amazing experiences on a Mexican cattle ranch. Travel back in time to the 1880s with us.
  • June 24 — Pillsbury Bake Off
    Cupcake queen Pam Panettiere reveals a simpler time when cooks wore frilly aprons and entered baking contests. Relive the heyday of these delicious competitions and sample some winning concoctions.

July 2015

  • July 1 — No Workshop - July 4 Holiday Week
  • July 8 — Who Put the Ham in Hamlet?
    Meet William Shakespeare’s Prince Hamlet all over again through Patrick Gunnels’s contrarian lens. Gain insight into the play’s language and history.
  • July 15 — Board Game Culture and Cons
    Super board game aficionado Monte Bingham takes us beyond Monopoly and Yahtzee to explore the concept of the board game. Stay until 12:00 p.m. if you want to play a few games after the program ends.
  • July 22 — Stay Healthy with a Doctor in the House
    Some doctors just treat the symptoms. Dr. Steven Hotze of Hotze Health and Wellness shows how to look for what actually causes disease. Simple changes like diet and lifestyle can make a big difference in our well-being.
  • July 29 — Cool Off Deliciously
    Huyen Doan shows how to beat the heat with tasty chicken salad and Vietnamese-style sandwiches.

August 2015

  • August 5 — The Battle of Gallipoli: A Glorious Failure
    History Professor Tom Kelly shares stories and provides insight into the WWI Battle of Gallipoli 100 years ago, the loss of life so upsetting that Winston Churchill wanted to join the battle in the trenches.
  • August 12 — The Coconut Oil Secret
    Learn about this super food for health, healing, and beauty with Dorrie Scott.
  • August 19 — Discover Your Family Tree Online
    Search for long-lost relatives! Mick Stafford shows how to use, a fantastic genealogical database free for use in the library. Be sure to bring your library card so you can use a lab computer. Meet in Computer Lab 105 in the library.
  • August 26 — Learn the Hula
    Gloria Wilbur demonstrates the dance unique to the Hawaiian culture and Nicole Gibson cooks up some Hawaiian-themed treats.

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Maintained by: C. Gunnels-Assistant Director for Adult Services & Staff Training