2020 Spring Newsletter

Carnegie Public Library Newsletter: WCH Spring (March/April/May) Issue: 117 Visit our website or call for more information. http://www.cplwcho.org | 740-335-2540 Hours & Closings Voices from Our Community Adult Events Hours Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Closings Memorial Day Monday, May 25 CLOSED Curious Mind: Alzheimer's Lecture Series 1 Healthy Living for your Brain and Body Ages: 18+ Friday, March 20, 4:30 pm Location: WCH Library Meeting Room This lecture will be given by the Central Ohio Alzheimer's Association. It is the first in a series of programs. NOTE:This is not our usual day and time, but I thought this would hold much information. For centuries, we've known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. GREASE: Sing-A-Long "Grease is the Word!" Ages: 18+ Saturday, March 21, 11:00 am-1:30 pm Location: WCH Library Meeting Room Because we're Hopelessly Devoted to you, we're having an Adult Grease Sing-A-Long with our good friend, Dawn. You don't have to be a T-Bird or Pink Lady to have some fun with us, as we rock out to the hits of Grease! Women Caring for the Land Series Spring Bird Migrations: What you need to know. Ages: 18+ Wednesday, April 1, 10:00 am Location: Library Meeting Room Register by calling 740-313-3212 or Email: Brigette.hisey@fayette-co-oh.com Learn the importance of woodlots and planting native flora. Curious Minds: Alzheimer's Lecture Series 2 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's Ages: 18+ Friday, April 17, 4:30 pm Location: Library Meeting Room Alzheimer's and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. Join us to learn how to recognize the common signs of the disease; how to approach someone about memory concerns; the importance of early detection and benefits of a diagnosis; possible tests and assessments for the diagnostic process, and Alzheimer's Association resources. Voices from Our Community Featured Speakers: Dr. Lee Schrader and Brad Adams Friday, March 13, 7:00 pm Location: WCH Library, 2nd floor Refreshments will be served at 6:30 pm This is a free event. Please register by calling 740-335-2540, ext 10 Enter through the parking lot doors on the evening of the event. Dr. Lee Schrader has seen the Humane Society go from a small office in the old Masonic Temple with very few programs to a 4,000 sq ft space with room for nearly up to 75 cats and puppies, and dedicated surgical suite. In 2019, they found homes for 1,225 animals and performed almost 2,000 spay/neuter surgeries. Dr. Schrader will be discussing the programs that the Humane Society offers, their expansion into neighboring counties, and their future plans. Brad Adams has been involved in animal welfare for 21 years. He is the Chief Humane Agent and Outreach and Education Director at the Fayette Regional Humane Society. Brad will discuss some of his most interesting experiences in Humane Law enforcement. Coming Soon: Tech Tutor Kaitlin Cottrill will join Carnegie Public Library to offer one-on-one Tech Tutoring. Tech Tutoring sessions will be arranged during the Spring and Summer of 2020. These will for all Fayette County citizens who would like online guidance with basic internet and tablets and WiFi devices. Kaitlin's position is made possible through a Guiding Ohio Online grant. Also, “This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the State Library of Ohio.”