Essential Therapeutic Oils with Karen Cronk

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Thursday, November 27, 7:00

In this presentation by Karen Cronk you will find out how therapeutic oils can provide an alternative approach to physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental healing.

Plants contain complex and powerful substances known as essential oils. These are aromatic liquids derived from shrubs, flowers, trees, roots, bushes, and seeds. These distinctive components defend plants from insects, harsh environmental conditions, and disease. They are also vital for a plant to grow, live, evolve, and adapt to its surroundings. Referred to as the essence of the plant, pure essential oils not only protect the plant, but also determine its aroma.

Essential oils have been used throughout time dating back to 4500 BC. From perfumes and aromatherapy to cooking and medicinal purposes, essential oils have been used in everyday life for centuries. In modern days, research shows that pure essential oils can provide similar benefits to humans and animals that they give to plants.

Karen Cronk is a silver executive for Young Living Essential Oils.  She began the practice of holistic healing after using essential oils to improve her own health and wellness.  After experiencing personal improvements she opened a whole shopping account with the Young Living company.

Everyone is welcome!

Library Holiday Hours

JMC and BCS Holiday Hours

The Main Branch and the Bernice Sayese Centre will adhere to these hours during the holiday season.

Have a happy holiday season and joyous New Year!

Wednesday Movie – 22 Jump Street

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Wednesday, November 26, 7:00 (112 min., 14A)

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college.

Drop-In Games Night for Adults

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Tuesday, November 25, 6:00

Drop in at the library once a month for our brand new Adult Game Night!  Come in and play Scrabble, The Big Bang Theory Clue, Dungeons and Dragons, and more!  Bring friends or join others!  We’ll see you there.

Creative Writing for Tweens

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Tuesday, November 25, 6:00

Drop in and have fun designing your own poetry poster!  For kids aged 8-15.

Sounds like a lot of hoopla to me…

Hoopla Digital

It’s possibly too good to be true but we assure you there ain’t no hoopla around here!

Hoopla Digital is an innovative new service we offer at JMCPL that allows our patrons to listen to music and audiobooks, and watch movies and television shows all for FREE! All you need to sign up is your library card and an internet connection!

There are no hassles with waiting in a hold cue, and watching and listening right from your internet browser is a piece of cake. If you prefer to listen and watch on the go it’s easy to download the Hoopla Digital apps from your smart device’s application stores! The Hoopla app is available for iPhone, iPad, Android, and Kindle Fire!

If you’d like to learn more about Hoopla or if you’d like to sign up and start using this awesome new service, please visit our Databases page, or go to the Hoopla Digital homepage!

November Staff Picks

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Looking for some recommendations for books to read?

Take a look at November’s Staff Picks:

For more suggestions please visit the Staff Picks page! :)

New Microfilm Reader!

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The new Microfilm Reader is up and running in its new location near the Information Desk!

Microfilm readers are used to view past issues of newspapers. We have a large collection of past issues of the Prince Albert Daily Herald. Please come on down and try it out! Ask for assistance from our wonderful reference staff at the Information Desk!

Please Give Us Your Feedback!

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It is that time of year again where we must ask for our wonderful patrons’ for help. We are seeking your opinions about the free online resources (such as Novelist, PressDisplay, etc.) that we offer through the library!

If you would like to participate in the survey please follow the link below. The survey should only take between 5-10 minutes of your time, and all your information in confidential and will not be shared with third-parties.

The information gathered from this survey will help us provide better quality online resources for you!

Please help us out and participate in the MDLP End User Survey today! The deadline to participate is December 31st, 2014

http://gos.fluidsurveys.com/s/MDLP2014/

Thank you so much for your help!