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Howard Schroeder Original Art Exhibit - Saturday, September 20, 11 AM - 3 PM, Inn at Canal Square, Lewes
  The children of Delaware legend Howard Schroeder are donating 37 never before seen Schroeder drawings, sketches and paintings for an exhibit and sale to benefit construction of the new Lewes Public Library.  The paintings will be on display at the Inn at Canal Square on Saturday, September 20 from 11 am – 3 pm. This event is sponsored by the Greater Lewes Foundation

Book Discussion & Author Chat, Monday, September 29, 6:00 PM

PFLAG – Rehoboth Beach, in association with the Library, and with generous donations from Browseabout Books and AfterEllen.com, will host an Author Chat and Book Discussion on “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 6:00 PM at the Library.  Local teens who participate in the National Coalition Against Censorship essay contest on the book are invited to read their submitted work from 6:00 – 6:30 PM. From 6:30 – 7:30 PM author emily m. danforth will join the discussion via Skype to participate in a moderated Q & A session. Questions for Ms. danforth must be submitted in advance to the Library. Questions may be dropped off at the Library or sent to the Library’s email at lewes.library@gmail.com. The book discussion will begin at 7:30 PM following the Author Chat and will conclude at 8:30 PM.

A limited number of copies of the book are available for check out at the Lewes Public Library; additional copies may be purchased at Browseabout Books in Rehoboth. Due to space restrictions, registration for this event is required and seating is limited. A select number of seats have been reserved for teens who want to attend. Any interested community member may sign up for the event at the Lewes Public Library Circulation Desk or by calling the library at 302-645-2733. Early sign-ups are encouraged.

Natural Healing & Prevention with Nature's Remedies

Thursday, October 9, 6:00 PM

 Certified Natural Health Professional, Galina Lebid, RN, will present this program on aromatherapy & essential oils. Learn about the toxins in our daily life and how plants and essential oils can help people live healthier lives on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 6:00 PM.

     Ms. Lebid will touch on many topics, including toxic ingredients in our personal care products, cosmetics, household items, and how to avoid them. She will also discuss the role of antioxidants in plants, the history and use of essential oils and examples of everyday safe and effective use of essential oils for the whole family.

 

Family Game Night - Saturday, October 11, 6:00 PM

Save the Date! All are welcome to the Library as we celebrate the World Wide Day of Play!

Geneaology Fundamentals & Technology that Helps

October is National Family Research Month and The Sussex County Genealogy Society is teaming up with the Library to offer Genealogy Fundamentals & Technology that Helps!, a free, four-part series on strategies, techniques, and ideas to help individuals searching for members of their family tree. The sessions begin on Thursday, October 14 and run each week until Tuesday, November 4. Each session is from 2:00 – 3:30 in the upstairs meeting room at the library. Pre-registration is required online or by calling the library. 

Learn more about this program

 

Qi Gong Five Treasures

Dotty Domingue teaches Qi Gong, a gentle Chinese practice of aligning breath, movement, and awareness, used for exercise and healing.  It's root are in Chinese medicine and martial arts.  It can be practiced standing or sitting.  Dotty will repeat this program each month for extra practice.  Students may attend any or all sessions:

Monday, October 20, 3:00 PM

Monday, November 17, 3:00 PM

Monday, December 8, 3:00 PM

Registration is required.  Register today online or at the Circulation Desk.  

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