"A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls"
Do you have concerns about falling? Many older adults experience concerns about falling, and restrict their activities. "A Matter of Balance" is an award-winning program designed to help seniors manage falls and increase activity levels.
This program emphasizes practical strategies to stay safe, including:
• Learn to control falls
• Set goals for increasing activity levels
• Make changes at home to reduce the risk of falling
• Exercise to increase strength and balance
Who should attend?
• Anyone concerned about falls
• Anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility, and strength
• Anyone who has fallen in the past
• Anyone who has restricted activities because of concerns about falling
These programs, led by Lindsay Willman, will be held at the Peebles Library on Mondays and Wednesday, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. from July 29 - August 21, and pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, please call 937-587-3081.
Visit our booth in the Merchant's Building July 15 - 19, 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm, during the Adams County Fair! We'll be happy to see you! Come ask questions, browse our services, and learn what your local library can do for you.
Join us for the next Family Nutrition Program at the Peebles Library, as we review tips for making sure packed lunches are safe and healthy. Wednesday, August 7, 10:30 am. This program is presented by SNAP-Ed, Marsha McCormick, Program Assistant.
Come join the monthly meeting of the Homemaker's Club at the Manchester Library, July 10 at 5:00 pm. Come join us to share and learn! The homemakers will discuss all things homemaking: cooking, quilting, sewing, gardening, crafting, knitting and more. Everyone is welcome!
Teens are invited to this special Teen Summer Reading event at the Manchester Library! On Monday, July 8 at 5:00 pm, we'll talk about rock 'n roll, zombies, and counterculture during this teens-only event: "The Underground." For more information, call 937-549-3359.
On Monday, July 1 at 5:00 pm, join us at the Manchester Library as local historian Lisa Corum Fox presents a program about the Underground Railroad: A Local History of the National Movement.
All Adams County Public Library locations will be closed in observance of Independence Day. Have a safe and happy holiday!
Plant Exchange at the West Union Library
Ready for spring gardening? We're holding a community Plant Exchange all during May at the West Union Library. Bring a potted, labeled plant with you, and choose another to take home.
Wednesday Gardening Giveaway
Visit the West Union Library any Wednesday in May for the chance to win a prize from our gardening display case! Randomly chosen visitors every Wednesday will have the chance to select a gardening-related item from our display case.
Herb Workshop with Cindy Cates
On Tuesday, May 14 at 5:00 pm, Cindy Cates will offer a workshop on Growing Your Own Herbs. We'll cover everything you need to know to get ready for planting herbs this spring. Cindy will discuss techniques for planting the most popular herbs, strategies for harvesting and preserving what you grow, and share samples of herbal sugars, oils, vinegars, dips, butters and other recipes.
Creative Confections with Susan Zaph at the Peebles Library!
May 22, at 5:00 pm
Learn advanced cake decorating, and techniques to work with sugar icing during this event, led by professional cake decorator Susan Zaph. Please call 937-587-2085 to register in advance for this program.
All Adams County Public Libraries will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.