Youth Services has a variety of events scheduled this summer for children, teens, and families of all ages. The July/August calendars now available at the library and on our website, www.eldredgelibrary.org/children.Â Â Registration for August events is now open!
Join David Boyer on July 27 at 10:30 am as he talks about his book,Â We Can Hear You On The Hill.Â Â It is the story of the Chatham Town Band, which was formed in 1931 as the American Legion Band. It's members over the past 85 years have taken many interesting and distinguished paths. This local band, which has been playing continuously since 1931, except for a short hiatus during WWII, draws a crowd of 3,000-5,000 at each Friday [...]
Introduction to Mindfulness for Adults.Â Â Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations.Â Calmer Choice Instructor Caroline McCutcheon and Director Fiona Jensen will introduce us to the basics: the practices and the thought behind them, and the benefits that practicing mindfulness can bring to you.
LeRoy Anderson chronicles the Anderson Family, Post Bellum (Civil War) Scandinavian settlers to America in his memoir Joie de Vivre: a Love Story.Â They were the author's grandparents and triggered this interesting story of the three following generations over a span of 150 years.