Nov 142017

Booklist is a twice monthly magazine that reviews new book releases and is published by the American Library Association. Reviewers consist of contract reviewers, freelance reviewer, journalists, subject specialists and Booklist editors. The following books have earned a star rating. If you’re in a reading rut and are looking for something new, this list is a good place to start.

The House of Unexpected Sisters: No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

Precious Ramotswe learns valuable lessons about first impressions and forgiveness in this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi are approached by their part-time colleague, Mr. Polopetsi, with a troubling story: a woman, accused of being rude to a valued customer, has been wrongly dismissed from her job at an office furniture store. Never one to let an act of injustice go unanswered, Mma Ramotswe begins to investigate, but soon discovers unexpected information that causes her to reluctantly change her views about the case.

The Overneath by Peter S. Beagle Continue reading »

Nov 072017

Using JobNow & Optimal Resume participants with learn about tools that help you conduct your job search with resume and cover letter builders and allows you to post them online. These resources also include skills assessment test and interview prep videos. Participants will have the chance to start working on or updating their own resume.  Basic mouse and computer skills are required. Registration is also required. Thursday, November 16th at 10:30am.

Nov 052017

Do you like to give DIY gifts? The holidays are quickly approaching and this class will teach you how to make your own natural body wash.  We will discuss what is in store-bought body wash and soap and the reasons why you should not be using it. We will finish by making our own body wash with scents of your preference. You will take home the recipes so you can make your own at any time. We will also be talking about essential oil safety with a brief Q&A time at the end.
Date: Tuesday, November 28th at 6:15pm, Sponsored by Huntington Memorial Library, Register at the Library.  Materials Fee: $7.50 due at time of registration.

Facilitator – David Kropp, CA
David is a Certified Aromatherapist. After receiving his certification he started Essentials by DK. He makes and sells aromatherapy products at markets and vendor shows in the Oneonta and surrounding areas. All of his products are natural with no added synthetics or additives. One of his passions includes teaching essential oil safety whenever he can.