East Side Library
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.
We will be discussing The Radium Girls by Kate Moore:
As World War I raged across the globe, hundreds of young women toiled away at the radium-dial factories, where they painted clock faces with a mysterious new substance called radium. Assured by their bosses that the luminous material was safe, the women themselves shone brightly in the dark, covered from head to toe with the glowing dust. With such a coveted job, these “shining girls” were considered the luckiest alive—until they began to fall mysteriously ill. As the fatal poison of the radium took hold, they found themselves embroiled in one of America’s biggest scandals and a groundbreaking battle for workers’ rights. - Publisher description
Treats provided. Copies of the book may be picked up at the circulation desk.
¡Disfruten de diversión bilingüe con el pan dulce mexicano: Conchas! Actividades incluyen manualidades con Conchas para toda la familia y una oportunidad para probrar este pan favorito. Regitración requerida.
Enjoy bilingual fun with the popular Mexican sweet bread: Conchas! Activities include Concha arts and crafts, and a chance to try this fan favorite treat! Registration required.