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Chiropractic Medicine - it's more than cracking your back!

At Central this week, area Chiroprators are giving a free series of lectures on Chiropratic health and wellbeing from noon - 1 pm.  Topics are,

Books to Calm the Back to School Jitters

Starting school for the first time can be both exciting and a bit scary! Here are some picturebook recommendations about what to expect for parents and children to read together.

Last Gasp Summer: Outdoor Garden Building Ideas

Summer isn't over yet, despite those "Back to School" signs that are popping up. There's still time to build the garden pathways or extend the deck ... to do any of the projects you were dreaming about last winter. There are some fabulous books at the library to browse for ideas and plans.

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Download movies from the library website

Ever want to watch a movie but there is nothing good on TV and you don't feel like a trip to your local video rental store or library? Now you can download movies from the library's website right to your pc, laptop or supported portable device.

Children's movies, horror films, classics and documentaries, foreign films, feature movies ... and they're free and convenient and ready for you. No late fines either.

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The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted: and other small acts of liberation

book cover imageReaders who appreciate Anna Quindlen's way with female characters and their relationships will equally enjoy Elizabeth Berg, who depicts women with compassion and eloquence, in "The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted: and other small acts of liberation". Though

Why my Third Husband will be a Dog

book cover imageIf you read thrillers or the 'Philadelphia Inquirer', then you no doubt recognize the name Lisa Scottoline: she's the bestselling author behind such hits as 'Daddy's Girl' and 'Lady Killer', and she also writes a weekly column for the 'Inquirer'. "Why my Third Husband will be a Dog" , an anthology

How to find that next good book, or what do I read next!

One of the most frustrating things for me is not having a book to read. I don’t want just any book, but a good book! So, how do I find my next good book?

Battlefields of Europe

I am planning a trip to France to tour the Canadian battlefields of World War 1 and 11. I was pleasantly surprised to see the wealth of material that we have on this topic. In addition to the general books on travel in France, there is a good collection of both DVD and print material on the battlefields themselves.

International Day of the Midwife: find out about midwives in London and area

All around the world, midwives will be celebrating, and celebrated in their communities on International Day of the Midwife,  May 5, 2010.  This day was established by the International Confederation of Midwives in 1992 to celebrate and promote the importance of midwifery.

Warm weather means we're greening up!

greening up logo
*composting with worms
*organic solutions to garden pests you can make in your kitchen
*creating a sustainable garden ...

We're offering a large selection"greening up" programs to tell you more about the environment and how to care for it by reusing, reducing and recycling.