Crafternoon

Stop by the Children's area at Central Library to explore, create,and play! This is an unstaffed program where activities are self-led. Parent/Guardian must be present with child, and supplies may be limited.

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention

Nov 19
Monday 10:30 am
Join us at the East Side Library for a Tai Chi class with instructor Paul Black. This class will specialize in arthritis and falls prevention, and can be done standing or seated. The program is beginner friendly and requires no experience with Tai Chi.

Tai Chi is a holistic form of exercise that promotes flowing movements and mind/body harmony. Tai Chi is sometimes called a "moving meditation"; as participants concentrate on doing the movements they often forget about their normal, every day concerns. Tai Chi is a slower paced, non-contact martial arts movements.

East Side Book Discussion: Being Mortal

Nov 19
Monday 2:00 pm

We will be discussing Being Mortal by Atul Gawande: Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming the dangers of childbirth, injury, and disease from harrowing to manageable. But when it comes to the inescapable realities of aging and death, what medicine can do often runs counter to what it should. - Publisher description.

Treats provided. Copies of the book may be picked up at the circulation desk.

Being mortal book cover

Comics Creators

Love Raina Telgemeier, superheroes, manga, graphic novels, and cartoons? Ready to let your artist flag fly? Then come to Comics Creators! We'll provide the paper and pens, you provide the creativity! This is an unsupervised, drop-in program. Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old. For grades 4-12.

VolunTeens

Are you looking for a great place to volunteer? Become a volunteen and help out with library projects and programs. Teens ages twelve to eighteen can pick up a teen volunteer application at the Franklin Library. Applications must be turned in and approved before attending this program.