Speakers

How to Avoid Being a Holiday Victim

Stay safe this holiday season! Lt. Wayne Kamus, of the Madison Police Department, will be at the Madison Library on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 1:00 p.m. Lt. Kamus will give a presentation with valuable tips on how to avoid being the victim of a holiday crime.

A New Perspective on Alzheimer's and Dementia Care

Are you caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or Dementia? We can help! Christy Todd, Community Relations Coordinator from Senior Helpers, will be giving a presentation with a positive approach to caring for family members with these diseases. Her free seminar will include information on: 

  • How and when to seek help from a physician
  • The difference between Alzheimer's and dementia
  • How different parts of the brain are affected by dementia
  • Techniques to provide effective care

A New Perspective on Alzheimer's and Dementia Care

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Friday, November 8, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Christy Todd, Community Relations Coordinator from Senior Helpers, will be giving a presentation for caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer's or dementia.

Author Chat Book Club: Jamie Dodson

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Award-winning author joins our discussion of his novel, Flying Boats & Spies

 

It's a historical fiction set in the golden age of aviation, but it's also a terrific adventure story about a teenager who gets involved in the pre-WWII spy theatre. 

Copies are available at the Library, for $8 each including tax. Ask for Sophie Young at the Reference Desk, 2nd Floor.

How to Do Things: African Drumming

Our African drumming class has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 4, at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library downtown. Read more »

How to Do Things: African Drumming

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

African drumming — get the energy of connecting with others through music.  Learn some African hand percussion with Djembe Player Simba Foluke'.  In this class we will learn the African Drums history, music, and connection to our heart beats.

***Registration is required.  To register, call Sophie Young at 532-2362.

 

Health Matters @ Madison: Free Seminar on Breast Cancer and Women's Health

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Sandra Cross, Breast Health Specialist, RN will provide information on different types of breast cancer, self breast exams, as well as early detection methods.

How to Do Things: Got Photos? Get Organized!

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Do you have boxes of old photos tucked away in closets?
Do you have 100s of digital photos in various locations on your computer, phone and camera?

Certified photo organizer Amy Vaughan shows how you can bring order to the photo chaos and start ENJOYING your family memories again.

Feel free to bring a set of pictures from a life event...we can start organizing them together!

Health Forum: Digestion

Dr. Jason Kinzel of the Digestive Disease Center talks about digestive issues and treatments on Tuesday, November 19, at 11 a.m. in the second-floor Events Room of the Main Library downtown.

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Health Forum: Digestion

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Dr. Jason Kinzel of the Digestive Disease Center talks about issues and treatments.

 

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