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Nov 04

Wellness Wonderland by Vanesa Gomez

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on November 4, 2022 at 9:59 AM by Genesis Gaule

As the temperatures start to drop and our daylight hours dwindle down, it is important to take time to add some self care into our routines. It can be easy to slide off our regular exercise routines, go over budget with upcoming holiday plans, and for many people, the winter season can have you feeling blue. The winter season can be tough to get through, but these books from the library can help you feel motivated to maintain a regular, productive routine to keep you feeling your best.

Picture Books for All Ages:

These wholesome picture books are great for introducing the concept of self care to kids of all ages.

Practicing Mindfulness:

Take some time to read up on different ways to self care and incorporate different methods in your life.

Fitness Books and DVDs:

Exercise is one of the best ways to improve your mood and relieve stress. The library has a wide variety of fitness books and DVDs to choose from for people of all ages and abilities. Best part--they can all be done in the comfort of your home and neighborhood!

Spiritual Self Care:

  • What My Bones Know by Stephanie Foo   
    A memoir of healing from complex trauma
  • Waking Up by Sam Harris
    A guide to spirituality without religion

Money & Budgeting:

  • How to Money by Jean Sherman Chatzky
    Your ultimate visual guide to the basics of finance

Mental Exercise:

  • Keep Sharp by Sanjay Gupta, MD
    Build a better brain at any age
  • Art Before Breakfast by Danny Gregory
    A zillion ways to be more creative, no matter how busy you are
Jul 05

Book Notes 7/4/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on July 5, 2022 at 9:56 AM by Genesis Gaule

Blog Book Notes

7/4/2022


We're bringing the convenience of the library to you--Stop by our Pop-Up Library at local farmer's markets this summer! More information...


The Genome Defense Jorge L. Contreras

Inside the Epic Legal Battle to Determine Who Owns Your DNA // The gripping true story of a Supreme Court civil rights battle to prevent biotech companies from owning the very thing that makes us who we are--our DNA.

346.7304 CONTRERAS


Cramm This Book Olivia Seltzer

So You Know WTF Is Going On in the World Today // A guide to the recent history of the world that's led to where we are today, so Gen Z readers can have context for the news they see and hear every day.

306 SELTZER


Smile by Sarah Ruhl

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The Story of a Face // In this poignant and deeply intimate memoir, Sarah Ruhl chronicles her experience with Bell's palsy after giving birth to twins. // Also in Large Print

812.6 RUHL


Eat for Energy by Ari Whitten & Alex Leaf M.S.

How to Beat Fatigue, Supercharge Your Mitochondria, and Unlock All-Day Energy // Ari Whitten takes you on a deep dive of our cellular energy centers, exploring the biggest stressors that affect our mitochondria and the holistic workings of our body systems.

641.59477 HERCULES


If you need help accessing any of these titles or using front door pickup, email or call us and we will be happy to assist you!

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Jun 27

Book Notes 6/27/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on June 27, 2022 at 6:10 PM by Genesis Gaule

Blog Book Notes

6/27/2022


The Library will be CLOSED Saturday, July 2 - Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.


The Prairie Gardener's Go-To for Soil Janet Melrose & Sheryl Normandeau

Guides for the Prairie Gardener // In this fifth book in the Guides for the Prairie Gardener series, master gardeners Janet and Sheryl provide the basics of soil science so that you can apply it to your gardening endeavors.

635.0489 MELROSE


To Risk It All by Admiral James Stavridis, USN

Nine Conflicts and the Crucible of Decision // From one of the great naval leaders of our time, a master class in decision making under pressure through the stories of nine famous acts of leadership in battle drawn from the history of the United States Navy, with outcomes both glorious and notorious.

359.0092 STAVRIDIS


Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People by Stephen G. Post & Jade C. Angelica

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How Caregivers Can Meet the Challenges of Alzheimer's Disease // A new ethics guideline for caregivers of "deeply forgetful people" and a program on how to communicate and connect based on 30 years of community dialogues through Alzheimer's organizations across the globe.

616.8 POST


Summer Kitchens by Olia Hercules

Recipes and Reminiscences from Every Corner of Ukraine // In this new cookbook from award-winning author Olia Hercules, explore the diversity of Ukraine's cuisine and heritage through the alluring window of summer kitchens--small structures alongside the main house where people cook and preserve summer fruits and vegetables for the winter months.

641.59477 HERCULES


If you need help accessing any of these titles or using front door pickup, email or call us and we will be happy to assist you!

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