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LIFE = Learning, Inspiration, Friendship, and Enrichment

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

Monthly LIFE Fliers (PDF):
August 2018
September 2018
October 2018

August 2018

  • August 1 — One Potato, Two Potato
    If you love potatoes, then this program is for you. Friends of the Library Chairperson, Joan Everson, gives us a little history, a little advice, and a little taste of the amazing potato and all its glorious possibilities.
  • August 8 — The Art of the Pilgrimage
    Discover the why and how of pilgrimages, specifically the Camino de Santiago in northwest Spain. Professors Matthew Turner and Laura Taggett have first-hand experience on this particular pilgrimage of Saint James.
  • August 15 — Faux Calligraphy
    Learn faux calligraphy with Bernadette of Hey Bernadette Design and Calligraphy. Create your own greeting card using lettering as art.
  • August 22 — Indian Street Food
    From Bombay to Mumbai, let Usha Dontharaju take you on a culinary journey around the multifaceted country of India.
  • August 29 — Norway in a Nutshell
    Experience scenic mountain railways, UNESCO World Heritage sites, and fjord cruises with librarian Lauren Hall who shares travel experiences in Norway as both a guest and a tourist. Enjoy a uniquely Norwegian treat.

September 2018

  • September 5 — Tea Drinking Around the World
    Biology Professor, Padmaja Verdartham, initiates us into tea rituals and the culture of tea and how it reflects history and society.
  • September 12 — Coupons, Codes, & Apps
    Did you know there is an app that pays you not to use your phone? Learn about unusual and lucrative apps and hacks that will save you money! Dorrie Scott and Lauren Hall lead the way.
  • September 19 — I Like to Move It, Move It
    Yes, move it! And Jackie Bachmeier of Evolution Fitness & Wellness gives you the tools to be fit through your life span. Learn why Functional Fitness is an important part of successful and active aging.
  • September 26 — Another Side of Sicily
    Patsy Brautigam takes us on a behind the scenes tour of this unique Italian island in the Mediterranean Sea.

October 2018

  • October 3 — Short-Cut Cooking with Missy Dixon
    Ever hear of an instant pot? Find out about this tool and other time-saving techniques in your kitchen.
  • October 10 — East Texas Memories
    Our Gulf Coast Reads title is Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke. It is a murder mystery that takes place in East Texas with an African-American Texas Ranger. Learn some facts and folkways of this land of water and trees and squirrels with Jean Gordon and Freddye Kelly.
  • October 17 — Random Acts of Kindness Rocks
    Artist and librarian Krissy Conn leads us in this kindness craft using rocks and uplifting messages. Bring your gratitudes.
  • October 24 — Colombian Cooking and Culture
    Sara Velasquez, Mi Pueblita restaurateur, tells us about these signature Colombian dishes and their accompaniments. Expand your international food repertoire. Samples will be served.
  • October 31 — Mary Shelley and the Legacy of Frankenstein
    Let’s get literary with English professor Denise Millstein and rediscover this classic and the real-life gothic story behind its creation. Millstein also reveals how the story has been “pop cultured” over the years.

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Maintained by: C. Gunnels-Assistant Director for Adult Services & Staff Training
claire.b.gunnels@lonestar.edu