Older Americans Month!

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Age Out Loud! for Older Americans Month! Older Americans Month (OAM) is celebrating Age Out Loud! Discover new ways to Age Out Loud! with Arapahoe Libraries: Learn something new - use our Online Learning Resources such as Brain HQ, Lynda, Gale courses and more! Get involved - Volunteer at the library Meet new people - […]

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Creativity and Aging

"We know the value of music, dance, theater, visual arts, poetry, and storytelling, for example.We know the value to the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social well-being of older adults. Research really is showing that creative engagement programs result in better health, fewer falls, reduced hip damage, fewer doctor visits, and diminished visual problems." — Edwin […]

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Traveling 50+

With the kids grown and a bit more time on their hands, hitting the open road is something many 50+ people dream of. Below are books in our collection that take into consideration the needs of the seasoned traveler.                                                       *Click on the covers […]

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A Senior Poet

April is National Poetry Month. Lately, I have been noticing that my body has aches and pains that I've never had before. Below is a link to a lovely gentleman, Dan Gordon reciting his poem about that very subject! A gentle reminder to travel this journey with grace and a dollop of humor! Dan Gordon's […]

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Tech Tips – April

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HELP FROM A TECH SPECIALIST I just created a website for my business on WordPress, but I need more options for customization. Can the library help? From Tech Specialist Ryan: Most definitely! I teach WordPress classes each month - Sign up here. If you’d prefer a more personalized approach, schedule an appointment with us […]

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Money Makers

Whether you're using fake money or real coins, these crafts are sure to please your little entrepreneur. Get out those crayons and try some coin rubbing from Kids Play Box You may not be a sovereign nation, but you can still print and design your own money with this template from PreKinders Coins can get […]

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Show Kids the Money

Even the small people in your life can get involved with Small Business Week! It can be a challenge to not only teach children about currency's value, but also about how to save and spend responsibly. Use the sources below for ways to make money talk meaningful and fun. PNC Bank's Growing Up Great FDIC's […]

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“Is This for Sale?”

Let's hear from one of our Early Literacy Librarians, Mary! Stock up on imaginative play at your house by setting up a store. Set up a play store in your house with empty boxes taped shut. Cut pictures of fruits, vegetables and other food items out of magazines and include them too. Make a shopping […]

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