Embracing Neurodiversity: How Public Libraries Can Support Individuals with Autism

In our fast-paced world, public libraries stand as havens of inclusivity, catering to the diverse  needs of everyone in the community, including children with autism. Our welcoming spaces not only offer an array of books and other resources but also serve as places where children of all abilities can imagine, learn, grow and create. …
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March is Nutrition Month!

March is National Nutrition Month. Eating nutritious food keeps our bodies strong and healthy, especially during the winter months when cold, flu and other illnesses seem to be more prevalent.  Here are some tips on ways to eat healthy every day from our friends at Oak Valley Health. Five Tips to a Healthy Diet Meal planning…
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Reading and the Heart

In a world often filled with hustle and bustle, finding solace in a good book can be a retreat for the soul. Beyond the realms of escapism and intellectual enrichment, did you know that reading can also have a profound impact on your heart health? In Canada, February is Heart Month, a time to bring…
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Strategies to Strengthen Your Brain

As we age, the health of our brains becomes increasingly important, and  Alzheimer's disease and other dementias can be a concern. However, emerging research suggests that certain lifestyle choices and cognitive practices may contribute to brain health and potentially help ward off Alzheimer's and other dementias. In Canada, January observes Alzheimer's Awareness Month, so let's…
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It’s Seniors Month!

June is Seniors Month in Ontario and 2023 marks the 39th Seniors’ Month where seniors are celebrated as important parts of our communities in Ontario as well as in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island and Nunavut. The theme for 2023 is Working for Seniors - a time to recognize and honour the…
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