According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, more than 100 million Americans have difficulty falling or staying asleep, which can negatively affect health and mood. Join Tara Scoles, a registered polysomnographic technologist with University Medical Center of Princeton, for an eye-opening discussion on sleep disorders and whether a sleep study could help diagnose your condition. Registration required. Call 882-3148.
Patriotism and Propaganda: A History of Military Recruiting Posters
Michael Jesberger presents a fascinating program about recruiting posters used during the American Revolution, the American Civil War, World War I, and World War II. These colorful, ubiquitous ads were used to persuade Americans to enlist in the armed forces, buy war bonds and use caution when talking about troop movements. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required.
Learn simple solutions to organizing your home and your life. Bobbie Burkhart, Professional Home Organizer will share how de-cluttering and organizing your space can help you get more done in less time and lead to a less stressful life! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required.
The influence of writer and social critic James Baldwin reached far and wide. In this unique exploration of Baldwin’s groundbreaking literary and social justice work, actor/comic Grant Cooper and scholar Dr. Lindsey Swindall engage participants in an interactive dialogue that unravels the truths of racism in this country and examines other themes in Baldwin’s writings. This program is a Public Scholar Project program funded by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required.
For centuries, we've know that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join Nicolette Vasco from the Alzheimer’s Association to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Registration required.
Due to the inclement weather, all branches of the Mercer County Library System are closing at 4:00pm today and all events are cancelled, please check our website and/or catalog for updates regarding due dates and other important announcements.