January 2014: Outreach Newsletter


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January 2014: Outreach Newsletter

  1. 1. TheTheThe OutreachOutreachOutreach Newsletter 61 January/February 2014 It’s official, 2014 is upon us. We hope everyone had a wonderful and safe holiday season. It’s almost impossible to talk about the new year without mentioning everyone’s favorite R word this time of year. That’s right. Resolutions! Do you plan to have any New Year’s resolutions for the upcoming year? We compiled a list of our own. See if any of yours compare.  Save more money  Read more  Exercise  Travel  Get organized  Quit smoking  Try new restaurants  Watch less reality TV  Get better acquainted with technology  Watch the Winter Olympics! New Year’s Recipe: Sugar Coated Pecans Ingredients: 1 egg white 1 tablespoon of water 1 pound of pecan halves 1 cup white sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. Grease one baking sheet. 2. In a mixing bowl, whip together the egg white and water until frothy. In a separate bowl, mix together sugar, salt, and cinna- mon. 3. Add pecans to egg whites, stir to coat the nuts evenly. Remove the nuts, and toss them in the sugar mixture until coated. Spread the nuts out on prepared baking sheet. 4. Bake at 250 degrees for 1 hour. Stir every 15 mins. Recipe from allrecipes.com
  2. 2. P a g e 2 Global Art Project for Peace This is a chance to create artwork for the Global Art Project for Peace. After we display your artwork at the library in April, we will conduct an art exchange with another country. There will be dates throughout the month of March to come to the library and work on your project. We can also deliver some art materials to you if necessary. For more information and to register, call the Outreach Depart- ment by February 26th, 2014. 614-259-5034 Last year, we had the pleasure of being able to provide more programming to our patrons and this year we hope to do even more. Such programs this past year have included: tie dye, adult story times, games days and computer classes as well as helping to download books onto e-readers.
  3. 3. P a g e 3 January 13...Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Educational Seminar. 6-8:00pm. Presented by Thomas Grainger, who is a local financial adviser and Medicaid Services Certified Agent, will discuss the details of the Affordable Care Act and how to choose the best plan for you. Seminar to be held at the Westerville Public Library. 126 S. State St. Call 614-882-7277 for more details. January 15 & 16...Social Security Seminar. 6-7pm. Presented by Josh Pick and Adam Brookings with Aptus tax. This program is designed to educate consum- ers and to enable them to make better choices regarding Social Security. January 24...Rick Helwig Presents: Ghost Towns of Central Ohio. 7:30pm at the Westerville Public Library. 126 S. State St. Sponsored by Westerville Historical Society. February 22...Authors @ Your Library. Award winning and bestselling author Lee Child knows how to keep pulses racing with one of the most intriguing heroes in print– Jack Reacher. Meet Mr. Child at a reception held at Old Bag of Nails pub from 5-6:15pm, 24 N. State St. (3rd floor), hosted by Westerville Library Foundation. A following presentation by Lee Child will be held at Westerville Central High School from 7:30-9pm. Give the Westerville Public Library a Call Need a Notary? We Can Help! Contracts  Deeds  Agreements  Power of Attorneys 614-259-5034 Julie Kearns WPL Outreach Manager
  4. 4. P a g e 4 Questions? Concerns? Requests? Feel free to contact us anytime. Outreach Services ~ 614-259-5034 jkerns@westervillelibrary.org MARIE Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Waging a fierce competition for which they have trained for since childhood, circus magicians Celia and Marco unexpectedly fall in love with each other and share a fantastical romance that manifests in fateful ways. Monsters University (2013, G) HEATHER The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion By Fannie Flagg This fun-loving mystery about five women who worked at a Phillips 66 gas station spans decades, and generations from the 1940s to today. Red 2 (2013, PG-13) ELLYN Sycamore Row by John Grisham When wealthy Seth Hubbard hangs himself on a sycamore tree and leaves his fortune, Jake Brigance once again finds him- self embroiled in a controversial trial. Moonstruck (1987, PG) JULIE Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality by Donald Miller Frequent TV and radio personality, minister Don Miller, recounts his early, zealous, Christian life and his quest to connect with a God he thought was distant. Badlands (1973, PG) THOMAS Sins of the Father By Jeffery Archer This second installment of this historical fiction finds Harry Clifton joining the Merchant Navy during the 1940s while assuming the identity of a fallen American, who seems to have had a more troubled past than Harry himself. Man of Steel (2013, PG-13)MEREDITH Lucy in the Afternoon: An Intimate Memoir of Lucille Ball By Jim Brochu This book examines the life of the late, great Lucille Ball. Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010, G)