Multnomah County Library Podcasts
Listen to library events, as well as information about books and other library resources.
Tue, 29 December 2009
One Boy by Laura Vaccaro Seeger.
A boy creates ten paintings in this counting book that also explores the relationship of words within words. Turn the page, peep through the window, and the word changes! This book was a 2009 Geisel Award Honor Book.
Target audience: Children
Wed, 16 December 2009
Aging is an opportunity to reclaim our own unique and eccentric qualities. Hear Guadalupe Guajardo discuss how aging frees us to move out of our socialized consciousness and conditioning, so that we can reclaim our authentic selves.
Recommended reading: From Age-Ing to Sage-Ing: A Profound New Vision of Growing Older by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi.
Guadalupe Guajardo is a senior associate with TACS, an organization that serves and supports nonprofit organizations. She is also a co-founder of Tools for Diversity, a multi-cultural team that addresses problems caused by discrimination and prejudice and helps build culturally competent organizations. She is bilingual and bicultural, has advanced degrees in theology and organizational development and is a member of the Sisters of the Holy Names.
Perspectives on Positive Aging is a monthly series sponsored by Multnomah County Library, partners with Life by Design NW www.lifebydesignnw.org. This program is made possible, in part, by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by Oregon State Library.
Mon, 14 December 2009
Learn how to create a richer, more fulfilling life, with new meaning and purpose. Consider preparing a portfolio for your life after 50 and refocus your energies on meaningful pursuits. Couples can prepare together for what may be 20 or 30 years of healthy living. Hear Jay Bloom speak about the opportunities and challenges of this new age of life and the need for developing a "Portfolio Life”.
Recommended reading: Portfolio Life: The New Path to Work, Purpose and Passion After 50 by David Corbett.
Jay Bloom coaches leaders, managers and individuals in the private, philanthropic and government sectors through his consulting business, Bloom Anew. He also does leadership and management consulting for nonprofit and private organizations. He has been an interim President and CEO of United Way of Columbia-Willamette and President and CEO of Morrison Child and Family Services.
Wed, 9 December 2009
In this economy, we need all the help we can get to support our healing and maintain our good health. Often referred to as “acupuncture without needles,” Energy Healing is a no-touch healing technique that offers specific, tested, step-by-step procedures for treating ailments and preventing illness.
In this program, you will hear about your energy anatomy and how to treat common first aid issues such as cuts, scrapes and burns. Energy healing is easy to learn, easy to apply, totally portable -- and best of all -- you don’t need any special tools! Presented October 4, 2009 by
Wed, 2 December 2009
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