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Alzheimer's Association Program (Surviving and Enjoying the Holidays as Dementia Caregivers: Tips for the Season)
This hour long program addresses the feelings, challenges, expectations, and exhaustion brought on by our traditional celebration of the holidays, and offers caregivers some alternatives designed to maintain safety, familiarity, comfort and inclusion for their loved ones and themselves. Changes in gift-giving and merry-making can improve the holidays for both the dementia caregiver and person with memory loss. Join us as we talk about ways to make your holiday celebrations more successful and enjoyable. Wednesday November 13 3-5pm: Meet and Greet with presenter from the Alzheimer's Association. Program begins at 5:30pm.
Forestry Program at the Library
AJ Smith, conservation district forester from the Oceana Conservation District, will be at the Library on Wednesday November 20th at 6pm. He will talk about the recently launched Forestry Assistance Program, which is designed to offer private landowners of Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana county assistance with managing their forested property.
19th Annual Celebration of the Trees Schedule
Wednesday December 4: Tree Decorating in the Library
Thursday December 5: Items can be viewed from 9am-7pm
Friday December 6: Items can be viewed from 9am-5pm
Saturday December 7: Items can be viewed from 9am-1pm
Sunday December 8: Items can be viewed from 12-3pm. Final bids 3pm.
Interested in decorating a tree or wreath? You have until November 15 to sign up! Participation form HERE
Join Miss Tiffany on Thursdays at 10:30am for stories, rhymes, songs, music, puzzles, and more. The weekly program lasts 15-20 minutes with a "stay-and-play" time afterwards. No Toddler Storytimes on November 21, November 28, and December 5.
Need help navigating through your Kindle, Nook or iPad? Miss Kelsey will be offering one-on-one and group workshops this winter. If you would like to register for a class, please contact the library at 861-4565. Registration IS required to attend.
MeLCat is a statewide multi-type library resource sharing program funded with an LSTA grant provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Library of Michigan. This service allows library users to search for books, audio books, music, movies, and other library materials on-line and have items delivered to the library. Search MeLCat
OVERDRIVE/UP NORTH DIGITAL COLLECTION
The Shelby Area District Library offers downloadable audio books and eBooks. By clicking on the icon above, you can download required free software, check out and download books to enjoy on your computer (PC (Must have Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox to use) or Mac), iPod or MP3 player. The library's website is available 24/7 to give you access to downloadable reading/listening anytime, anywhere! Popular and classic downloadable books are offered in a variety of subjects. To download audio books, all you need is an Internet connection and a Shelby Library card. This service is free for residents in the following townships: Shelby, Ferry, Claybanks, Otto and Benona. Residents in other townships must go through their Home Library for Overdrive services.
ROTHBURY BOOK DROP
An "outside accessible" book drop (located at the Rothbury Village Hall) is available for Shelby Area District Library patrons! If you have books you checked out at Shelby Library, but aren't able to return them, you are welcome to return them to the Rothbury book drop.
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