We explore the slang of 65 unique American subcultures, via the bookTALK THE TALK by Luc Reid.
Take a listen:
Patrons stopping by the library this week will see the hardworking elves of the Nordonia Hills Garden Club continuing their efforts where they left off last fall – transforming your Nordonia Hills Branch with their green thumb magic.
A new fairy garden, new flower plantings, and educational signage near each plant will help children and adults identify and name the new additions to our entranceway garden beds.
The Garden Club will also be presenting a hands-on seminar on creating your own fairy garden on June 13.
This continues our library’s work as part of the NatureConnect initiative, seeking to include the outdoors as part of your library visit.
We hope you stop by and see our new gardens bloom with the warmer weather this spring and summer. It is sure to be enchanting!
A BIG thank you to the members of the Nordonia Hills Garden Club for their planning, planting, and ongoing hard work in making your library an even better experience. Be sure to say “hi” to them if you see them at work…let them know how much you like the gardens!
Our April library podcast is ready for a listen.
We take a look at the prolific career of Roger Ebert.
The Nordonia Hills Branch Library wants to send a special thank you to Joan Uronis of Hudson for speaking candidly about her personal experience with early onset Alzheimer’s. Only 4 percent of Alzheimer’s cases are considered “early onset,” which affects people who get the disease before they reach 65. Joan Uronis said the disease progresses more rapidly in early onset patients like her.
Diagnosed at the age of 62, Joan said some of the early symptoms that she experienced included becoming lost while driving to familiar places, even to the home of family members. Then she had greater difficulty doing two or more tasks at the same time. She would forget friends’ names.
Joan went on to explain to the audience of approximately 25 attendees the frustration that those suffering from Alzheimer’s face. Family members and people need to show extra compassion for those who have the disease, said Joan ”We can’t come into your world. You need to come into ours.”
Check out some of the books available from the Akron-Summit County Public Library:
Our March library podcast is ready for a listen.
Explore delicious baked fruit desserts with some help from these fine books – all available at your library.
Our very own Socrates Cafe discussion group celebrated 10 years of engaging and thoughtful conversation last night. Around 20 patrons gathered for the monthly meeting, sharing a cake provided by our Nordonia Hills Friends group (and created by Stan’s Northfield Bakery!)
The questions discussed last night:
How do your feelings about death influence the way you live your life?
What do you owe to society? To others? What does society owe to you?
What things are too personal to discuss?
Join us here at your Nordonia Hills Branch Library each month on the 2nd Wednesday at 6:30 pm for the Socrates Cafe – 10 years and going strong.