Schools & Libraries Notices for November 22, 2012
Thursday, November 22, 2012
December Programs At Burton Public Library
The Burton Public Library announces four upcoming programs for adults. On Dec. 1 at 11 a.m., local author Patrick Hartory will discuss his book, "Your Ageless Mind." Mr. Hartory offers great advice on how to keep our minds nimble as we age. He will have signed copies of his book available for purchase and there will be a drawing so one lucky audience member will go home with a free book.
Also on Dec. 1 will be a Holiday Gift Make It & Take It class at 1 p.m. All instructions and materials will be provided to complete a holiday gift jar. A $5 registration fee is required and must be paid before the day of the class.
On Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m., author Don Philabaum will be at the library to discuss his book of advice to parents of unemployed grads. His book, "The Unemployed Grad and What Parents Can Do About It," will be available for purchase. The author will give away several free copies to program attendees.
The library's first "Crafternoon" will take place Dec. 11 from 2-3 p.m. Stop by the upstairs large meeting room to create lovely hand-stamped cards for holiday giving. A $1 fee includes all of the materials to make three cards per person.
To register for the programs, call the Burton Public Library at 440-834-4466.
Brain Health Program
National speaker and Chardon resident Patrick Hartory will visit the Chardon Public Library to present a free brain health program at 7 p.m. Dec. 3. Attend the fun and educational program and improve oneï¿½s natural ability to remember names and details, discover the super "brain foods" that slow mental aging and learn easy-to-use tips on keeping oneï¿½s mind healthy and strong.
The free program will conclude with a book signing where copies of Hartoryï¿½s new book, ï¿½Your Ageless Mind,"will be available for purchase.
Call the library's reference desk at 440-285-7601 to register.
Shop 'til You Drop!
Learn how to use the popular websites eBay and Craigslist with a demonstration of how to post an item for sale at Chardon Public Library's "Shop 'til You Drop" class being held Nov. 27 from 7-8:30 p.m. It will also include safe shopping tips and super deals on sites such as Facebook and Groupon.
This program is free and open to the public. Call the library's reference desk to register.
Free Preschool Registration
Peace Christian Preschool has openings in its pre-K and 3-year-old classes. Any new family registering in November will receive free registration.
It is a state licensed and National Lutheran Accredited School.
For more information, or to set up a tour, call 440-286-3310.
LEAF Info Session
The Lake/Geauga Educational Assistance Foundation will hold a free scholarship session for high school seniors and their parents. The session will provide tips on how to find and apply for college scholarships.
The session will be held at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 28 at the LEAF Resource Center, 8221 Auburn Road, Concord.
Reservations are required; capacity is limited. Register online at www.leaf-ohio.org or call LEAF at 440-358-8045 to reserve a seat.
LEAF is a non-profit college access agency serving students of all ages with the financial aid process.
Oil And Gas Production Forum
On Dec. 1, the biology class at Hershey Montessori School in Huntsburg invites the public to attend a forum that will focus on the new wave of oil and gas production in the area. Dan Shingler, editor of the Cleveland magazine "Shalei" Vanessa Pesec, spokesperson from Network for Oil and Gas Accountability and Protection (NEOGAP); and Sarah Tipka, a representative from Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP), will provide opening presentations.
The student-generated presentation will focus on the students"research into the various aspects of the drilling process, economic impacts, social effects and issues of sustainability of gas production.
Lunch will be shared by all and the day will end with a group discussion. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Seats are limited and reservations are required.
Please call 440-636-6290 before Nov. 28 for reservations.