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Saturday February 15, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Black Girl Health Foundation: Minds Matter Mental Health Free Your Mind and the Weight Will Follow Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Porcha Johnson   240-299-6285   publisher@blackgirlhealth.com
   

Participate in the Minds Matter Mental Health Campaign and attend " Free Your Mind And The Weight Will Follow." This workshop outlines the psychological blocks that hinder weight loss and how to overcome them. Psychological blocks include: negative body image, stress, depression, cognitive distortion. Note: This workshop is held BEFORE " Beating Depression Naturally", however its recommended that you still register for both workshops.

The Minds Matter Mental Health campaign is brought to you by the Black Girl Health Foundation, Inc, which is a non-profit that is geared to helping women and girls of color live healthier lifestyles through education, engagement and empowerment. The campaign is spearheaded by the foundation's college ambassador program in partnership with Dauphin County Library System and National Network of Libraries of Medicine and NIH's All of Us Research Program. Minds Matter aims to spread awareness about mental health stigma among women of color and provide solutions and resources to overcome mental health issues. It includes 6 FREE mental health workshops at Dauphin County Library locations in Pennsylvania.

For more information on the All of Us Research Program go to:  https://www.joinallofus.org/nlm. For information about Black Girl Health Foundation and its College Ambassador Program go to: blackgirlhealthfoundation.org .

YOU MUST REGISTER IN ORDER TO ATTEND. DUE TO CAPACITY, PLEASE ONLY REGISTER IF YOU'RE DEFINITELY ATTENDING THE EVENT.  TO REGISTER, USE THIS LINK: http://mindsmatter.blackgirlhealthfoundation.org

2 hours.  Registration required.  This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

    Location: East Shore Area Library
 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Black Girl Health Foundation: Minds Matter Mental Health Campaign Beating Depression Naturally Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Porcha Johnson   240-299-6285   publisher@blackgirlhealth.com
   

Participate in the Minds Matter Mental Health Campaign and attend " Beating Depression Naturally." This is an Interactive discussion on how to conquer anxiety and depression without medication. The workshop addresses natural supplementation, and physical therapies to reduce symptoms. Note: This workshop is held directly after " Free Your Mind and the Weight Will Follow", however its recommended that you still register for both workshops.

The Minds Matter Mental Health campaign is brought to you by the Black Girl Health Foundation, Inc, which is a non-profit that is geared to helping women and girls of color live healthier lifestyles through education, engagement and empowerment. The campaign is spearheaded by the foundation's college ambassador program in partnership with Dauphin County Library System and National Network of Libraries of Medicine and NIH's All of Us Research Program. Minds Matter aims to spread awareness about mental health stigma among women of color and provide solutions and resources to overcome mental health issues. It includes 6 FREE mental health workshops at Dauphin County Library locations in Pennsylvania.

For more information on the All of Us Research Program go to:  https://www.joinallofus.org/nlm. For information about Black Girl Health Foundation and its College Ambassador Program go to: blackgirlhealthfoundation.org .

YOU MUST REGISTER IN ORDER TO ATTEND. DUE TO CAPACITY, PLEASE ONLY REGISTER IF YOU'RE DEFINITELY ATTENDING THE EVENT.  TO REGISTER, USE THIS LINK: http://mindsmatter.blackgirlhealthfoundation.org

2 hours.  Registration required.  This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

    Location: East Shore Area Library
Tuesday February 18, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Job Seeker Resources- Room B Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Looking for a first job or hoping to land something better?  Re-entering the workforce? The Library is here to help! Drop in during this time and get access to computers and experienced staff, who can assist with formatting resumes, searching for jobs, and filling out applications.

90 minutes. Registration not required. Note: This is an adult program. You must be 18 years or older to attend.

    Location: East Shore Area Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM MOM Hidden Histories: Scott Hancock - The American Civil War: A War for Freedom Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949   anorris@dcls.org
   

What caused the American Civil War? Americans still debate this question, though the vast majority of professional historians agree that ultimately the institution of slavery was the central and primary cause. However, even historians often neglect to ask an equally important question: Who caused the Civil War? We will answer this question in part by considering how some of the most powerless people in the antebellum United States–Black women, men and children seeking to escape slavery–helped cause a bitter, bloody war that eventually led to emancipation for all African Americans. Though we may be familiar with some of the exciting stories of the underground railroad, we rarely hear why those stories are important in the story of America. This talk puts the decisions for individual freedom in a larger context of what, for Black Americans, was a war for freedom.

About the presenter: Scott Hancock is an associate professor of history and Africana Studies at Gettysburg College.  He has published articles in various anthologies exploring the consequences of black agency as they used the courts and the legal system in the north and examining how escaping slaves and the underground railroad were one of the primary forces that pushed the nation toward civil war and emancipation.  He is currently exploring how places like the Gettysburg battlefield can put African Americans and slavery back into the heart of the story told by national park landscapes and memorials.

60 minutes.  Registration required.

    Location: Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
Wednesday February 19, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Mid-Day Get Away Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Bring your lunch and spend some time unwinding at The Library.  We’ll provide coloring pages, puzzles, and other low stress activities for you to enjoy during lunch.

Program length: 2 hours.  Registration not required.  Ages: This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

    Location: McCormick Riverfront
Thursday February 20, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Mid-Day Get Away Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Bring your lunch and spend some time unwinding at The Library.  We’ll provide coloring pages, puzzles, and other low stress activities for you to enjoy during lunch.

Program length: 2 hours.  Registration not required.  Ages: This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

    Location: Elizabethville Library
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Dollar-Smart Deductions: Change and Save on Your Taxes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Looking for ways to save on your taxes, while also saving for the future? Join us at one of these sessions to learn about some of the options you have when filing your federal taxes this year. An unbiased certified financial advisor will guide attendees through the options available to you this year. Attend and save!

60 minutes.  Registration required.  Ages: This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

    Location: Kline Library
        There are 30 spaces available.
Friday February 21, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Device Club- Room B Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Bring your device and participate in this monthly workshop for mobile device users. Each session will have a short presentation on a general topic (or specific app) followed by question and practice time. Learn how to change settings, set up email, and install and remove apps. Learn how to access public Wi-Fi and download e-books. 

Duration: 90 minutes.  Registration not required.  Ages: This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

    Location: East Shore Area Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hack That Painting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

It feels good to be bad! Unconventional artists and charlatans welcome! Participants will choose a pre-painted canvas and add their own twist to create something unique. Compete for the title of the Best of the Worst.

2 hours.  Registration not required.  Ages: This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.  Note: This is a 3rd in the Burg event.

    Location: McCormick Riverfront
Monday February 24, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Protecting Family: Guardianship, Estate Planning, and You (for Seniors) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Having a plan in place for major life events, whether unexpected or planned, protects you and your family!  From adoption to preparing for major financial, education, or health care expenses to the immense loss of a family member, some of the initial uncertainties that come with some major life events can be addressed in advance.

Join us with a Harrisburg-area law firm and learn more about the necessary legal documents and issues surrounding: 

  • Changes in capacity at any age (mental health, addiction, or aging);
  • Options for managing financial assets and healthcare during your lifetime and retirement; and
  • Greater control over your assets at death (including estate and gift taxes, wills, trusts, and other estate planning tips; beneficiaries, executors, and trustees)

60 minutes.  Registration required.  Ages: This is an adult program and is geared toward seniors.

    Location: Alexander Family Library
    Registration will begin on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 12:00 AM     
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Cookbook Book Club: Red Ingredients Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Calling food lovers of all kinds! We invite you to join this potluck-style book discussion about cooking, recipes, and food writing. Bring a dish to share with 15 people and the book that inspired it for an hour of delicious discussion. Whether you’ve just started cooking or you’ve been doing it for years, there’s a place at the table for you.  Bring containers to take any leftovers home.

60 minutes.  Registration required.  Ages:  This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

    Location: Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library
    Registration will begin on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 12:00 AM     
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misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Crazy for Coloring- Room B Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Coloring generates wellness, quietness and also stimulates the brain areas related to motor skills, the senses, and creativity.  Coloring is a great social activity, and it’s just plain fun!  Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be provided.  Feel free to bring your favorite coloring tools with you.

2 hours. Registration not required.  Ages: This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

    Location: Alexander Family Library
Wednesday February 26, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Mid-Day Get Away Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Bring your lunch and spend some time unwinding at The Library.  We’ll provide coloring pages, puzzles, and other low stress activities for you to enjoy during lunch.

Program length: 2 hours.  Registration not required.  Ages: This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

    Location: McCormick Riverfront
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Cookbook Book Club: Red Ingredients Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Calling food lovers of all kinds! We invite you to join this potluck-style book discussion about cooking, recipes, and food writing. Bring a dish to share with 15 people and the book that inspired it for an hour of delicious discussion. Whether you’ve just started cooking or you’ve been doing it for years, there’s a place at the table for you.  Bring containers to take any leftovers home.

60 minutes.  Registration required.  Ages:  This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

    Location: Northern Dauphin
    Registration will begin on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 12:00 AM     
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Knit 1, Crochet Too! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Whether you can whip up a sweater in a day or you don’t know a knitting needle from a crochet hook, this class is for you. Bring your own supplies and join us for an evening of learning and conversation. We will help beginners get started and the pros can give us tips.

2 hours.  Registration not required.  Ages: 15 years or older.

    Location: Kline Library
Thursday February 27, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Mid-Day Get Away Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Bring your lunch and spend some time unwinding at The Library.  We’ll provide coloring pages, puzzles, and other low stress activities for you to enjoy during lunch.

Program length: 2 hours.  Registration not required.  Ages: This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

    Location: Elizabethville Library
 
misc_none.png 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Books on Tap! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

This casual book club will meet at local establishments to dive into new genres and forms while getting to know other readers in a social setting.  The local establishment for January, February, and March is Zeroday Brewing Company.

January's book selection is Faithful Place by Tana French.

Duration: 60 minutes.  Registration not required.  Ages: This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.  Location address: Zeroday Brewing Company, 250 Reily Street, Suite 103, Harrisburg, PA 17102.

    Location: Offsite
Tuesday March 3, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Job Seeker Resources- Rooms A & B Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Looking for a first job or hoping to land something better?  Re-entering the workforce? The Library is here to help! Drop in during this time and get access to computers and experienced staff, who can assist with formatting resumes, searching for jobs, and filling out applications.

90 minutes.  Walk-ins welcome.  This is an adult program. You must be 18 years or older to attend.

    Location: East Shore Area Library
 
misc_none.png 3:45 PM  -  5:15 PM The Pardon Process with Secretary of the PA Board of Pardons Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Have a question about the pardon process? Are you trying to reintegrate? Looking for a second chance? Brandon Flood, Secretary of the Board of Pardons, will discuss these things and more.

90 minutes.  Registration not required.  Ages: This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

    Location: Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM PodClub Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Each month we will listen to a few podcasts before the meeting, then get together to discuss them. Also, we will suggest our favorite podcasts and what we didn't like too. Join us for this exploration into the growing audio archive of podcasts!

60 minutes. Registration not required.  Ages: This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

    Location: Johnson Memorial Library
Wednesday March 4, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Mid-Day Get Away Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Bring your lunch and spend some time unwinding at The Library.  We’ll provide coloring pages, puzzles, and other low stress activities for you to enjoy during lunch.

Program length: 2 hours.  Registration not required.  Ages: This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

    Location: McCormick Riverfront
Thursday March 5, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Mid-Day Get Away Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Bring your lunch and spend some time unwinding at The Library.  We’ll provide coloring pages, puzzles, and other low stress activities for you to enjoy during lunch.

Program length: 2 hours.  Registration not required.  Ages: This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

    Location: Elizabethville Library
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Let's Talk About It: The Myth of Seneca Falls Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Join us for lively discussion of these books that bring to life the history, people, places and events that have opened new paths for us today.

60 minutes.  Registration not required.  Ages: This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

    Location: Elizabethville Library
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Saturday March 7, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Harrisburg Genealogy Workshop Group: A Hari Jones Hidden Histories Program Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

As part of the Hari Jones Hidden Histories Program, The Library is partnering with the Harrisburg Genealogy Group (GWG) to meet on the 1st Saturday of each month. This informal network of amateur genealogists was established in 2017 by Harrisburg natives Dr. Sharonn Williams and Mr. Calobe Jackson. These workshop sessions will help new and experienced genealogists from various ethnic backgrounds learn about genealogy and the various resources available that will help them overcome challengers during their genealogical  search and uncover their own “hidden histories.” GWG members have varying degrees of experience and gathered to learn from and provide support for one another as participants document their lineage. 

GWG participants learn how to use digital and real-world tools to create traditional and customized documents useful for loved ones and sociologists seeking to describe the legacy of our relatives, particularly during periods of social change. Members attend lectures, presentations, trainings, museum/archive visits, and workshops with personalized follow-up assignments.

· Presentation and Overview: 10:00 -11:15 AM – anyone new to the GWG or to amateur genealogy research is encouraged to attend this orientation period.

· Hands-On Workshop: 11:30 – 1:30 PM – Unless an announced group presentation is scheduled, these arrival and departure times are flexible so that participants can work to complete their own personal family tree, with the support of our instructors.

TIP: If possible, bring your personal device and research documents. Know how to access your personal Email, Ancestry.com and Google accounts.

Who should attend?

· Those who wish to begin building a family tree utilizing Ancestry.com and other online tools, as well as exposure to local artifacts and resources.

· Those who already have considerable experience but may need to refresh their knowledge or require exposure to updates and recent online resources and services.

· Those who want to learn alternative approaches to be confident they can store and access datafiles and will not need to repeat work already completed.

· Two instructors are available to assist participants as they build their family trees.

4 hours.  Registration requested for each monthly meeting, but walk-ins are welcome.  This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.  Note: This group meets on the 1st Saturday of each month, except the July meeting, which will be on the 11th.  

    Location: Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library
    Registration will begin on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 12:00 AM     
Sunday March 8, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Crazy for Coloring- Room B Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Library   717-566-0949 x1204   anorris@dcls.org
   

Coloring generates wellness, quietness and also stimulates parts of the brain related to motor skills, the senses, and creativity.  Coloring is a great social activity, and it’s just plain fun!  Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be provided.  Feel free to bring your favorite coloring tools with you.

2 hours.  Registration not required.  Ages: This is an adult program.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

    Location: East Shore Area Library
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