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Approach to Inflammation

Posted By Beth Mellor, Director, Oakmont Carnegie Library, 4128289532, mellorb1@einetwork.net , Monday, February 12, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

Free to the public

Partnership

Dr. Jacque Moser

Description

First in a series of health programs about inflammation

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Stroke: Decreasing Your Risk

Posted By Walker Evans, Upper St Clair Township Library, 412-835-5540 x283, evansw@einetwork.net , Friday, February 9, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

There is no additional cost to the library for this program.

Partnership

We offer this program in partnership with Leslie Pope, head of the Stroke Care Center of St Clair Hospital.

Description

"May is Stroke Awareness Month! Join St. Clair Hospital’s Stroke team to learn what makes you at risk for having a stroke and what lifestyle changes you can make today to help decrease your risk." While this is our first collaboration with St. Clair Hospital, we look forward to numerous future partnerships. Leslie is a strong advocate for public health, and clearly cares a lot about engaging the community. She and her team bring a high level of expertise and personal attention to their instruction. If your library has a hospital nearby, it is well worth reaching out to inquire about their outreach education programs - in our experience, they are often willing to visit for free. We are marketing this program through all of our normal venues: in-house flyers and bookmarks, digital signage, email blasts, online and newspaper events listings, and press releases. In addition, we are reaching out to directly market to the senior living facilities in Upper St Clair, and will do our best to arrange special transportation from these facilities to the library. For residents who can't physically attend, we offer online streaming of our programs via Facebook Live.

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Science Action Club

Posted By Casey Sirochman, Director, Greensburg Hempfield Library, 7248375620, casey.sirochman@wlnonline.org, Thursday, February 8, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

$800

Partnership

California Academy of Sciences

Description

Greensburg Hempfield Area Library has teamed up with a California museum to host the Science Action Club, designed to teach children in grades 5-8 the skills they need to become citizen scientists. Over the course of four monthly sessions, kids will dissect owl pellets and observe birds to collect data, which will be used by professional scientists in their research.

Tags:  Civic & Social  Teens 

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Two Immortal African Americans: Henrietta Lacks and Dr. Charles Drew

Posted By Taylor Lee, Children's Librarian, Wilkinsburg Public Library, 412-244-2940, leet2@einetwork.net , Thursday, February 8, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

Free

Partnership

Vince Neal, local historian

Description

Vince Neal will share the amazing stories of Lacks and Drew and their immense impact on the medical field both in saving countless lives and in the research of possible cures for diseases and illnesses. The lecture and discussion will touch on the issues of racial segregation and medical research ethics in the lives of these two great Americans.

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Ways to Pay Your Bills

Posted By Melissa Behm, Assistant Librarian, Myerstown Community Library, 717-866-2800, mbehm@lclibs.org , Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

Funding is provided by a grant from The Bishop Foundation.

Partnership

Offered in conjunction with Fulton Bank Lebanon East Branch Office.

Description

In this class developed by the Consumer Financial Program Bureau, patrons will learn how to use technology to manage their budget, and the risks and benefits of managing their finances using the internet & wireless networks. No goods or services are sold during this class; all ages are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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Meditation Class

Posted By Ann Shincovich, Director, Pocono Mountain Public Library, 570-894-8860, anndirector_pmpl@yahoo.com , Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

$65 performers fee

Description

Meditation can help you de-stress, relieve tension, feel happier, more relaxed, and at peace. Meditation is one of the most natural and rewarding of all human activities. It is a state in which the body is relaxed, the mind is focused, and the heart is open. Meditation creates calm in the body and mind. Classes will be taught by an Ananda certified meditation instructor. The classes are designed for adult beginning meditators but experienced meditators are also welcome.

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Community Yoga

Posted By Aileen Johnson, Perkiomen Valley Library at Schwenksville, 6102878360, ajohnson@mclinc.org, Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

0

Partnership

Yoga instructor, Adoah Amoah Aggrey

Description

Yoga class for all levels held weekly at the library. $5 fee is charged for each class. Instructor donate 50% of fee to the library. Instructor is able to adapt instruction for beginners to advanced yoga practitioners. The library provides space and promotion of the event.

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Computer Help Sessions

Posted By Rachel Brehm, Director, Braddock Carnegie Library, 412-351-5356, brehmr@einetwork.net, Friday, January 26, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

Free

Description

If you have basic questions about your computer or devices, we may be able to help!
Want to create an email address? Having trouble setting up a tablet? We may be able to help! Sit down one on one with library staff to work on basic computer and table questions and issues. 

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LEARN Bus

Posted By Paula Kelly, Director, Whitehall Public Library, 4128826622, kellyp@einetwork.net , Friday, January 26, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

$100

Partnership

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council, South Hills Interfaith Movement, Baldwin Whitehall School District

Description

Once a month, the library partners with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council and South Hills Interfaith Movement to host transportation provided by the Baldwin Whitehall School District so that our community's resettled refugees have an opportunity to visit and use the public library. We offer special programs ranging from health to various arts and have an ESL collection on display. Patrons are able to engage with the community at large and enjoy what the library has to offer.

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Baby Wear Dance

Posted By Jenny Worley, Director, Baldwin Borough Public Library, Friday, January 26, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

0

Description

You won’t want to miss this preview dance/exercise class with your baby! Participants wear their baby (facing in) in a carrier while using music and dance to bond with their child! Music ranges from Pop to Funk to Soul, and no dance or choreography experience is required – just bonding with your baby! Babies must be in an ergonomic, two-shoulder carrier or equivalent. Please arrive 15 minutes early to be wrapped and ready to dance! Both males and females are encouraged to attend! Registration required.

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