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Easter Egg Hunt @ Kewanna Public Library

Posted by Linda Ruhl on March 17, 2018
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Kewanna Public Library will host their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31 @ 10:00.

Children ages 2-12 are welcome to attend.  Prizes will be awarded.  The Easter Egg Hunt will be held on the library lawn.  In case of rain, the Easter Egg Hunt will be held inside the library.

Totally Veggies! Series Why Choose Fruits & Vegetables?

Posted by Linda Ruhl on March 14, 2018
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Nancy Hudson, Purdue Extension/Fulton County HHS Educator, will be presenting a Totally Veggies! 4 part series on the 3rd Wednesday of each month beginning on Wednesday, March 21 @ 11:00.  These programs will take place in Kewanna Public Library.

Fruits and vegetables supply our bodies with many of the vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals needed to keep our bodies growing and healing.  These nutrients are important and can help you ward off heart disease and stroke, some types of cancer, may help you avoid vision loss, and help you maintain a healthy weight.  Totally Veggies! was adapted from a research based curriculum developed by Penn State University Extension.

Totally Veggies! will be presented in 4 monthly lessons March- June at Kewanna Public Library.  Lesson 1: Liven Up Your Meals with Vegetables on Wed., March 21 @ 11:00; Lesson 2: Dark Leafy Green Vegetables on Wed., April 11 @ 11:00; Lesson 3: Orange & Red Vegetables on Wed., May 16 @ 11:00; Lesson 4: Cruciferous & Root Vegetables on Wed., June 20 @ 11:00

Learn the health benefits of vegetables and how to buy and prepare vegetables.  Introduce new vegetables to your family and friends through tasty recipes and sample food at each class.

National Nutrition Month

Posted by Linda Ruhl on March 10, 2018
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Betsy Wolfe, Woodlawn Hospital and Duke’s Memorial Hospital Dietician, will be presenting a program for National Nutrition Month at Kewanna Public Library on Wednesday, March 14 @ 11:00.

National Nutrition Month focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

“Go Further with Food” is the theme for 2018, and its importance is timely for many reasons. Whether it’s starting the day off right with a healthy breakfast or fueling before an athletic event, the foods you choose can make a real difference. Preparing your foods to go further, by planning meals and snacks in advance can also help to reduce food loss and waste. Learning how to manage food resources at home will help you “Go Further with Food”, while saving both nutrients and money.

Good’s History Review for March: “National Parks of Alaska”

Posted by Linda Ruhl on March 7, 2018
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Good’s History Review topic for March will be “National Parks of Alaska” on Wednesday, March. 14 @ 4:30 and March 28 @ 11:00.

Local historian, Marvin Good, will be sharing his knowledge about events of the past and make history come alive!  His programs will include our local history, as well as, other historical places throughout the United States.

2018 Teen Tech Week “Libraries are for Creating”

Posted by Linda Ruhl on March 3, 2018
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Teen Tech Week will be celebrated March 4-10 at Kewanna Public Library.  “Libraries are for Creating” is the theme of Teen Tech Week this year.  The library’s weekly teen group, Teens in Town will be hosting activities for Teen Tech Week that include a Tech Show, Texting Contest, and Tech Trivia.

Teen Tech Week promotes digital resources within libraries across the country that are available for teens and their families.  The purpose of Teen Tech Week is to ensure that teens are competent and ethical users of digital media, especially the nonprint resources offered through libraries, such as e-books, databases, audiobooks, and social media.

Teen Tech Week encourages teens to use libraries’ nonprint resources for education and recreation, and to recognize that librarians are qualified, trusted professionals in the field of information technology.