Doctors, health practitioners, universities, and even insurance companies are now recognizing the practice of meditation as a means of creating a more positive, healthy lifestyle. It is an invaluable tool helping people reduce stress, gain a deeper sense of fulfillment in life, as well as foster greater physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Join David Newcomb, long time meditator who will offer a practical technique of meditation that can positively impact your life.
Are you thinking of starting your own business? Don't know how to begin?
Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center. This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why.Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.
Nosferatu presented in 16mm film with live experimental guitar sounds and drones from Tristan Welch.Nosferatu is a 1922 German Expressionist horror film, directed by F. W. Murnau, starring Max Schreck as the vampire Count Orlok.
Please join us on October 28th at 4 p.m. in Conference Room Two on the second floor for a teen Halloween Party! There will be stations to learn about various forms of fortune telling, creating your own witchy scents with essential oils, Halloween-themed snacks, and a spooky movie! Can't wait to see you there!
We're taking a break!
From Sept. 8 to Sept. 22, there will be no story times or craft times at the Watha T. Daniel Library.
We will use this time for mandatory trainings and to prepare for the new school year.
Story times will resume Sept. 23.
There's plenty of fun, smart, brave, or just plain good female heroes to root for in teen fiction, but I'm most drawn to the young women who use guile, cunning, and necessary subterfuge to live, survive, and even thrive. These heroines lead interesting lives that are sometimes tragic, sometimes exhilarating, and sometimes life-threateningly dangerous. But through it all, they use their wits to find adventure, (temporary) safety, joy, and success, secretly defying those who would thwart them or harm them.
The winners of the James Beard Foundation Awards were announced a few months ago in Chicago. For those unaware of the Beard Awards, let’s just say that they are the culinary equivalent of the Oscars or Grammys honoring the “crème de la crème” of the food world. The awards celebrate the best chefs and restaurants, books, and broadcast media.