Many genealogists trace names, dates, and places. Others want to know the stories beyond the facts. The only way they can learn those stories is if someone preserved them. The act of writing your story is an act of love, and your children, grandchildren, and descendants want to know who you are.
A nation conceived in war harbors a keen awareness of the costs borne by those who take up arms in her name. From its fragile beginnings under the generalship of a gentleman farmer from Virginia, the United States has found willing Americans of every generation ready to answer their nation’s call to service. We now invite your participation in a call to recognition and gratitude.
On Thursday, August 18th @ 7:00 p.m., the Riverside Branch is presenting a program on How Acupuncture Works. This medical treatment is over 3,000 years old, and is said to help relieve everyday aches and pains, to nausea from chemotherapy and even hypertension. This is an educational experience, so bring lots of questions!
Serena Ebhardt discovered she was pregnant on the morning of September 11, 2001. When she heard the news of the Twin Towers destruction, she questioned whether or not she wanted to bring a child into this crazy world. Serena began looking at other eras of the 20th century, and discovered new challenges in each decade. So she began, as a healing process, exploring these eras through the music and historical events of those times.
Believe it or not, there was a time when television only had three channels, phones had cords, and there was no DVRing our favorite American Idol episodes, but people still got together to socialize (even without Facebook). To entertain themselves, friends and families turned to card games, and one of those games was Bridge. From royal palaces to rustic pubs, Bridge has been played since the 16th century. Now, you can learn how to play too!
Fall is my favorite time of year: cooler temperatures, frost on the pumpkins – and ragweed! Football season starts too, which ensures my husband will be occupied in front of the television, and I will have some time to work on my sewing projects.
Come join me, Mary, and the rest of the ladies (we do have an occasional man also) on the third Tuesday of the month at 2:00 p.m. We do a variety of projects; we have made pillowcase dresses, baby items for charity, several wall hangings for our branch, and much more. We do a variety of needlework, crochet, quilting, knitting and more. Sometimes we have a project we're working on as a group, and other times we just do our own projects or help each other out with something we are working on.
Forget to do a work or school assignment, or just can’t sleep? Around the clock, our library’s website helps meet the informational needs of modern life! We can help you learn more about all of our 24/7 online resources & services. Our North Independence Branch is having a program covering our 24/7 website on Monday, September 12th at 7 p.m.