Why should kids have all the fun this summer?
Adults can have fun by participating in the Alachua County Library District's Adult Summer Reading Program “Exercise Your Brain." Register online any time starting June 9 through August 7.
*If you sign up at your local branch library, you will receive a free gift.*
Here at the Newberry Branch we have some great FREE wellness programs starting in June, like Tai Chi, and Healthy Eating on a Budget, as well as classes on taking care of the health of your computer technology.
HEALTHY EATING ON A BUDGET
Mondays: June 6th, 20th, 27th; 12noon-1pm
Tuesdays: *June 7th, 21st, 28th; 5:30-6:30pm (*REPEAT class from Monday)
Learn more about healthy eating while sampling prepared recipes!
Want to eat healthier, but feel it’s too boring or expensive? Then join us in our free recipe demonstration! Staff from the UF-IFAS Extension/Family Nutrition Program will talk about nutrition and demonstrate how to prepare recipes that are easy, nutritious, and still affordable for SNAP recipients or others that are budgeting.
TAI CHI FOR BALANCE
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Class begins Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - Thursday, August 25, 2016; 10am
Come join teachers from Elder Options Community Outreach & Healthy Aging every Tuesday and Thursday for 12 weeks to help reduce chronic pain and risk from falls, and to improve balance, movement, and relaxation. **Pre-registration is required due to limited space and comfortable attire is highly recommended**
**Pre-registration is required due to limited space**
To Register Call: Liz Dalusio (352)-692-5252.
EXERCISE YOUR BRAIN: COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY SECURITY ESSENTIALS
Saturdays 6/11, 6/25, 7/9, and 7/23
Nowadays there are so many ways to use technology, from PCs and laptops, to tablets, smart phones and even smart watches. As part of our adult summer programming, come learn about what you can do to help protect yourself, your family, and your computer/technology so you can be more productive and simply live a PC friendly life.
This four-class series meets every other Saturday on 6/11, 6/25, 7/9, and 7/23, and will cover topics such as Windows Security, Defending Against Computer Attacks with a Firewall, Protecting Against Computer Trojan, Viruses, and Worms, Fighting Email Spam, Cleaning and Protecting Your System from Spyware, and much more!
For more information contact: Brian Sorli, Digital Circus, LLC, 352-327-8721
Here are some more tips on How to Exercise Your Brain, or you can come to any library branch, check out our calendar of events, and we'll give your brain (and body) a workout with some books and videos too!