Posts Tagged ‘ Events & Lectures ’

Workshop provides tools for communication with people who have hearing loss

Apr 30th, 2012 | By

Everyone knows someone with hearing loss.  As much as we may tease about it, hearing loss can be a serious issue.  Hearing loss can occur at birth and with aging; it has many contributing factors such as work, illness, medications, hobbies and lifestyle. More than 37 million Americans–and approximately 4 percent of the population of

Classes, lectures and learning opportunities in the garden

Mar 20th, 2012 | By

The Bonney Lake and Summit Libraries are hosting workshops on raised bed gardening during the month of April.  The classes will include instructions on how to locate, build and maintain a raised bed. On Tuesday, April 3 at 6p.m., George Fry of the Washington State University Master Gardeners will instruct interested individuals in raised bed

Skills and resources available to help family caregivers

Dec 21st, 2011 | By

Family caregivers are the backbone of the American health care system with twenty-five percent of all households involved as family caregivers. Caregiving is a rigorous responsibility often resulting in burn out and feelings of being overwhelmed. Key individual skills and community resources can help caregivers keep their health, maintain their balance and sustain their work.

Take the ho hum out of the holidays by visiting a Pierce County Library

Nov 30th, 2011 | By

Looking for an inexpensive way to celebrate the holidays?  Pierce County Libraries offer programs and projects for just about any age group.  Have young grand children visiting?  Check out the opportunities to make and decorate their very own gingerbread house or go watch a variety show featuring comical marionettes.   Want something for yourself?  Learn to