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Lanton, Sandra BIBLIOTHERAPY Life Skills- Parenting,
Literature- Authors,
Literature- Other
In the Bibliotherapy workshop, children's author Sandy Lanton demonstrates how to use picture books to facilitate discussion of difficult topics such as death, divorce, and illness. The workshop includes a question and answer period.
$201- $350
Foxx, Pat Crazy Collage with Fabric Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Crafts,
Visual Arts- Painting
Using scraps of fabric, children will design and put together a crazy quilt type of design that will be glued or ironed on to a fabric background. Adding sewn details is optional. Markers and sequins and other objects can also be used to enhance design.
$101- $200
Ginsberg-Ducker, Wendy The Friendly Face of Mental Illness Disability Awareness,
Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other
With warmth and wit, I pique students' & others'interest when I open the presentation telling them that “I am the friendly face of mental illness.” Students remark on how “I look so normal,” not like images they've seen in movies through the years where we've been portayed stereotypically as helpless or out of control. Mental Illness is treatable! We are just like everybody else but need a few more tools to live our lives-like peer support groups, good therapists, education. I discuss what it's like to live with, survive and thrive despite having a mental illness. I also share tools for growth for all of us like learning to love and accept yourself, following your dreams and staying around positive people who support you in your dreams. And I tell how I am fulfilling my dreams by being married, working part-time as a certified mental health peer counselor, being a published writer, an award-winning fine art photographer and a jazz singer even though I have a mental illness.We discuss symptoms of the different mental illnesses and when and where to get help-and suicide (which should always be taken seriously) and famous people past and present with mental illness. Q&A.
Up to $100
Basini, Lisa Love in a Mug Life Skills- Food
Five minute microwave chocolate cake in a mug. Make a gift for someone special or for yourself. Put the dry ingredients in a mug; add the wet ingredients to make a delicious pick me up treat. Wrap the mug as a gift; add a recipe card and ribbon. Includes everything needed to make this delicious treat. Includes the mug!!
$201- $350
Smith, Dr. Andrew J. Common Sense Introduction and Guide to Hiking and Camping Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other
A discussion of equipment, echniques, safety practices, wild food foraging, and planning for he enjoyment and success of hiking, camping, and generally the enjoyment of the outdoor experience. Designed for the beginner, but also helpful for the seasoned outdoors person who wants to know more and network with others.
$201- $350
Bivona, Paula Crafting an Herbal Dream Sachet or Herbal Therapy Pillow Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Nature- Gardening
Crafting an Herbal Dream Sachet or Herbal Therapy Pillow may be used for a variety of conditions. It may be to induce sleep or enhance visionary dreams or it may be to soothe achy muscles and joints. Whatever the condition, there's an Herb waiting to assist you! Participants will choose a proper Herbal Ally and special fabric to create an herbal sleep sachet or therapy pillow to take home and use.
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa Pumpkin Pancakes Life Skills- Food
Make these delicious pancakes at the library.
$201- $350
Reitman, Barry Memory Shock - Secrets, Tips, and Tricks of a Powerful Memory Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Barry Reitman's Memory Shock is a high-impact, fast-paced, fun-filled presentation for high school through adult. It can also be customized for various levels. Learn the tricks of the trade used by memory experts in an enjoyable fast-paced 90 minutes. And, yes, you'll remember them! Picture your group members, shocked at what they can do within the first few minutes of the presentation. The laughs keep coming, but so do the gasps of surprise at realizing how easy this is to master. Using a lifetime of successful experiences from rising to senior shift supervisor of nuclear construction in the Trident Submarine program to Best Practices and Master Member of a major national business association, Barry will give your group the ability to confidently remember everything from the names and faces of a group of new acquaintances to numbers of all kinds to public speaking without notes and beyond. These are the same principles that have been the basis of his popular courses at the State University of New York/Orange County Community College, and the N.Y.P.D. Academy. You won't forget!
$501- $1000
diLorenzo, Valerie Tarot Life Skills- Other
Tarot Have you ever wanted to understand what the Tarot is all about? The Tarot has been used throughout history as a tool to enhance personal awareness and inner wisdom. Learn about the cards, the art of reading them and how they can benefit your everyday life. You will understand the meaning and symbols of all 78 cards in the Tarot deck. We will explore different spreads (including the classic Celtic) in this fun and enlightening workshop. We’ll also learn the history and relationship between the Tarot, Astrology and Numerology. Presented as a minimum 4 week series.
$501- $1000
Basini, Lisa Carrot cake in a jar to give as a gift for the holiday's Life Skills- Other,
Literature- Other,
Carrot Cake in a jar to give as a gift for the holiday's -Mix ingredents to make the cake mix and give to a family member for the holiday's - includes all plus a great recipe for cream cheese frosting.
$201- $350
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