Northland Library February Events
NEUROBICS Monday, February 19 at 7 p.m. Forgetfulness doesn’t have to go hand-in-hand with aging. Research has shown that adults can continue to grow new brain cells and maintain mental clarity. Learn some neurobic activities as the Carnegie Science Center walks you through some fun ways to focus your senses and exercise your brain. You will also receive a list of additional activities so you can continue exercising your brain at home! Registration is required. MARKETING THE PRESIDENCY: ELECTION CAMPAIGNS THROUGH THE YEARS Thursday, February 22 at 7 p.m. Join Steve Mihaly as he talks about the odd and unique ways the presidents have marketed themselves over the years. From an Eisenhower bar of soap with the words “Clean Up with Ike” to a Richard Nixon shower head, this presentation focus on the whimsical memorabilia presidential candidates have used over the years to market themselves and their ideas as well as market against their opponents. Registration is required. AN EVENING OF MAGIC AND SCIENCE: TOM MILLER AUTHOR VISIT Friday, February 23 at 7 p.m. on the second floor, Non-fiction section ER doctor turned author Tom Miller will be here to talk about his debut book, The Philosopher's Flight. This epic historical fantasy set in World War I era America blends magic and science into one art known as empirical philosophy, an arcane, female-dominated branch of science used to summon wind, heal the injured, and even fly. Eighteen-year-old Robert Weekes dreams of studying empirical philosophy and being the first male in an elite team of flying medics. When he wins a scholarship to the all-women's school, he quickly learns he will have to work hard to earn the respect of his classmates and fight for his place as an empirical philosopher - and for philosophy's very survival against the men who would destroy it. AYURVEDA COOKING WITH ANN Monday, February 26 at 7 p.m. Ayurveda cooking focuses on balancing what we eat to create a healthier you. Join our favorite Indian cook, Ann Manchella, as she talks about the ideas behind Ayurveda cooking and demonstrates the preparation of a tasty vegetarian dish from South India. This month, she will show us how to make a rice and lentil dish known as khichidi. Watch her preparation and taste a generous sample. Registration is required.
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Feb 19, 2018 through Feb 28, 2018