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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!

July 13, 2020
6:45pm - 7:45pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 97
Event Description:
Skip the gym and dance to get fit! This high-energy class is set to upbeat music and features dance numbers choreographed by an instructor. You don't need to be a great dancer to feel welcome. Work at your own pace and most importantly enjoy yourself...

Silver Sneakers Online

July 14, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 317
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! Silver Sneakers Classic is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depen...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Get Cooking: Quick & Easy Smoothies

July 14, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 474
Event Description:
Cool down during the dog days of summer with a delicious drink! Take summertime fruits and make your own smoothie blends. Smoothies make a great snack or meal-to-go. They’re a great way to eat healthy! Join Taylor Conner with OSU Extension as she dem...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Silver Sneakers Online

July 16, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 317
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! Silver Sneakers Classic is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depen...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Online Yoga for Beginners

July 17, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Join us online for this special yoga program for beginners.  Yoga has numerous benefits, such as increased flexibility, improved muscle strength, increased blood flow, better posture, balance, and more! Learn about deep breathing and full bod...

PLANT SEEDS TOGETHER!

July 19, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Join us for an amateur seed planting adventure! We will be demonstrating and sharing together small container planting of various seeds. We will meet online (ZOOM) the third Sunday of each month from 3p to 4p. We will share ideas on planting, how ou...
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Health Source: Consumer Edition

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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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