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January 2015: Outreach Newsletter


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Find out what's been happening in the Outreach Services department of the Westerville Public Library.

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January 2015: Outreach Newsletter

  1. 1. Wester ville Public Librar y The Outreach J a n u a r y / F e b r u a r y 2 0 1 5N e w s l e t t e r 6 7  Beloved Memories  Cookbook Club  Thank Yous  Programs  Upcoming Events  Staff Picks It was recently brought to our attention that local Art Chair of Otter- bein University, Evelyn Davis-Walker, has been producing an amazing tool for people affected by and families of those with memory issues: The Beloved Memories Game TM is a FREE Memory Matching Game de- signed to help preserve the lives and memories of people affected with Alz- heimer’s/dementia for generations to come.  Relaxed family interview sessions that help families bond with their loved one while sharing past memories.  Personalized/customized Memory Cards & Game Box though the use of personal photographs, memories, and stories. To sign up to participate in the project, please contact: Evelyn Davis-Walker at 614-264-2323 or at This project is 100% free to all participants thanks to the full funding support provided by AOL Artists 25 for 25 Grant Foundation.
  2. 2. P a g e 2 Center? Do you enjoy cooking? How Carrie Keller of the Columbus Metro Parks and Rec (part of Programs for Senior Groups) stopped by the Village of Westerville to show off their Birds of Prey exhibit. ...that Wednesday, January 21 is National Hug Day! DID YOU KNOW? Special thanks to every- one who participated in donating canned goods for the W.A.R.M. (Westerville Area Resource Ministry) food drive. It’s safe to say that we all raised a healthy amount of goods for families in need this holiday season. at Westerville Public Library: Outreach *Julie Kerns is the manager of the Outreach Dept. (also a notary). If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at 614-259-5034.
  3. 3. P a g e 3 N e w s l e t t e r 6 7 January 3...Afternoon Tea with Downton Abby. 2-4pm in Meeting Room A at the Westerville Library. Come enjoy after- noon tea and watch the season finale of Downton Abbey before the premiere on Sunday. Tea and snacks will be provided. Period attire encour- aged! January 6...Improve Your Patient/Doctor Communications 6:30-7:30 in Meeting Room A at the Westerville Public Library. 126 S. State St. Local Author and Doctor Samy Veluchamy is dedicated to helping create informed pa- tients and improving communication between the doctor and patient. This series will focus on his book The Incredible Human Machine– Your Body and It’s Health. In Meeting Room A. Registration is required, call the library today! January 7, 20, and 22...Understanding the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) 6-7pm in Meeting Room A at the Westerville Library. Local financial advisor and health insurance market- place navigator Thomas Grainger will discuss the details of the Affordable Care Act and health care reform. Learn about enrollment options on and off exchange and look at ways to reduce out-of-pocket expenses found under Obamacare. There will be time for a Q&A session afterward so come prepared with your pressing health care questions.