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Winter Blues

In the words of The King, Elvis Presley himself, “I’ll have a blue Christmas without you.” The holidays can be a hard time for many people. We feel so much pressure to be thankful, make merry, and attend or host a score of events while looking flawlessly festive and creating magazine-worthy sprea...

Everyday Instant Pot and Air Fryer Recipes

Looking for some recipes to try with your new Instant Pot and air fryer? Checkout some of these cookbooks for a variety of everyday meals to please the whole family.

 

  Instant Pot Cookbooks

The Essential Mexican Instant Pot Cookbook: Authentic flav...

Events

Zumba: Come Dance with Us!

August 24, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Zumba is a fun way to get your recommended dose of daily exercise and IT'S FREE! This high-energy class is set to upbeat music and features choreographed dance numbers by an instructor. You don’t need to be a great dancer to feel welcome. Work at yo...

Intermediate Tai Chi

August 26, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:

Let’s get stronger, together! Evidence suggests that Tai Chi is an effective means of improving balance, strengthening muscles, and building confidence to prevent falls. Tai Chi is a low-impact dance-like exercise that can be performed almost anywhere.

This is an intermediate class. Participants must have already taken Beginning Tai Chi. Registration required....

Beginners Tai Chi

August 27, 2019
9:00am - 10:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
This introductory class teaches participants ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements. This is a recurring event. Registration closes 08/08/2019 and you must attend the first two sessions to...

Intermediate Tai Chi

August 27, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Description:

Let’s get stronger, together! Evidence suggests that Tai Chi is an effective means of improving balance, strengthening muscles, and building confidence to prevent falls. Tai Chi is a low-impact dance-like exercise that can be performed almost anywhere.

This Intermediate class teaches participants ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements. This is a recurring event. Participants of the class have completed Beginners' Tai Chi instruction. If ...

Total Wellness SETUP

August 27, 2019
4:45pm - 6:15pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Midwest City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
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Total Wellness

August 27, 2019
4:45pm - 5:45pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Forum (Midwest City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
The Total Wellness program provides FREE interactive weight loss classes for Oklahoma County residents to help prevent diabetes and heart disease. Classes meet one hour every week for eight weeks. All class participants have a goal of losing 5% of th...
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Consumer Health Complete

Designed to support the information needs of patients, Consumer Health Complete provides access to easily understandable health and medical information. You can search and browse medical encyclopedias, reference books, fact sheets and pamphlets, magazine articles, and more.

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Health Source: Consumer Edition

Provides the full text of many consumer health magazines (including Better Nutrition, Harvard Health Letter, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and others), health-related pamphlets and health reference books.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Provides over 500 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Community Health Nursing, Journal of Nursing Management, Nursing Ethics, Nursing Forum, Nursing Inquiry, and more.

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MEDLINE

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more.

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Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

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