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Multnomah County Library podcasts

Nov 28, 2009

A community discussion moderated by architectural writer/Portland Monthly editor Randy Gragg, featuring historian Jan Dilg and Chet Orloff (director of the Museum of the City) and Philip Niles, author of Beauty of the City: A.E. Doyle, Portland's Architect, exploring the intersections of architecture, wealth and  power...

Nov 21, 2009

Remember junior high and high school required reading? Did you sleep through The Scarlet Letter? Read the CliffsNotes for The Canterbury Tales? Adults are rediscovering - and enjoying - the classics that bewildered them as students. Listen to Library Director Vailey Oehlke; Martha Gies, writer, teacher and author of Up...

Nov 17, 2009

In a touching and compassionate presentation, part of Multnomah County Library's Helping Your Aging Parent series, Nelson shares his thoughts on working with people with Alzheimer"s. Learn better communication approaches and new ways to engage mind, body and spirit, while compensating for age-related losses.


Nov 13, 2009

Come explore a different way to approach change, loss and trasition to become stronger and gain access to creater creativity.

Nov 6, 2009

One of the toughest things to deal with is criticism. Learn to easily defuse any comment, including critical self-talk, so that you can hear the value in the criticism without being drawn into unpleasant feelings.