Teens build beautiful
buildings out of marshmallows and toothpicks and will judged on height,
durability, and design. Ages 12-18
EnviroScape Water/Wastewater Treatment STEM Program
Thursday, June 30. 2:00
This interactive demonstration
will identify the sources, effects of water
pollution and ways to prevent it.A takeaway will be given to every participant.
Grades 4 and above. Limit first 25 children. Registration is required. Tickets
will be given out 1 hour in advance.
Wed, Jun 22. 10:30-11:30 am. Ethics of Care. An
informative session on the role of empathy in hospice care. CEU credit is
available. Presented by AmityCare.
Thur. Jun 23. 10:30-11:30 am. Healthy Lifestyles for
Cancer Prevention. Learn how to reduce your risk of cancer through healthy
diet. Presented by UGA Extension Office. To register, email email@example.com call 404-613-7670.
Thur. Jun 23. 5:30-6:30 pm. Quick & Tasty Raw Foods
for the Family. Recipes and samples of delicious raw foods. Presented by
Natural Foods Chef Carolyn Akens. To register, call the Ocee Library
770-360-8897 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ocee would like to thank the Assistant Manager at the State Bridge Home Depot for their donations of pots, soil, and seed for Ocee library's recent program, Herb Gardening 101!
It's not too late to plant outside or grow herbs year round on a sunny spot inside. Learn more about the beauty and benefits of herbs at the library (613, 615, 635 call numbers)! Visit Home Depot for gardening supplies -
If you need to de-stressafter this week's events, this origami butterfly project would
be a wonderful way to relax and create something beautiful. The butterfly is a symbol of endurance, hope, and
“Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men
who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the
power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion.
Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential.
Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.” -Muhammad Ali 1948-2016
AFPLS has a collection of materials, including several
recent publications, about the life and times of Muhammad Ali.
Encourages advocacy for libraries (adults are the ones who vote for
funding and joins Friends)
to try something different, meet new people, and learn about our community by attending theme programming
library services are for a broad range of patrons (beyond parents and
adult summer reading program doesn’t require online registration and is open
to college-age adults to seniors citizens. If you need incentive, there'll be a raffle! Adults fill out the Adult Summer Reading Bookmark and include 5 titles they have read/listened to.
This year's theme is
health. Ocee's new adult librarian, Stephanie Galipeau, can help with your selections. She's also lined up some great health themed programs, too!
“I have thought about it, and now I think I’ll do it,” Cowell told Extra. “I’ve had to read a lot of these children’s books and they’re quite boring, I think I could do it better.” Cowell also plans to create a character based on himself - “obviously sort of a hero figure”.
Children's author, Philip Ardagh, gave Cowell kudos for reading to his son and suggested he ask a professional librarian for book recommendations. That's good advice for any parent!
Our friends at the Alpharetta Community Chorus Summer Singers are
commemorating the 100th anniversary of Robert Shaw, the award winning conductor of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and
Chorus, with a free concert -
Sunday 5 June at 3
For more information about ACC, please
visit alphachorus.wordpress.com. You'll also find their recent concert
recording of Vivaldi's Gloria with chamber orchestra and special
guests, The Alpharetta High School Chorale.
The hundred days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the deadliest on the road. This is especially true for teens as crashes involving younger drivers increase during the summer months. Refresh, review, learn something new - an evaluation of the course found that 97% of participants changed at least one driving habit as a result of what they learned.
AARP Smart Driving Class
AARP SmartDriver course for adults and teens 15 and older. AARP guidebook is not required
unless you want a certificate. Registration $15 for AARP members with
membership card and $20 for non-members.