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Social Circle

Forest Park Public Library at Austin Room

We want the Library to be your happy place.  All seniors (55+) are invited to join in for some special community time each week.  We’ll talk and share interests, play Bingo, Loteria and other games, enjoy guest speakers, and keep ourselves active, engaged, and well-informed. Snacks will be served. 

Chair Yoga

Forest Park Public Library at Austin Room

Join this 30 minute Chair Yoga class with DuShaun Branch that will be accessible and opento all bodies! Chair Yoga is a great introduction to Yoga and allowsstudents to use an everyday prop, the chair!!!

Meditation Circle with Christian Solorzano

Forest Park Public Library at Austin Room

The Meditation Circle is an opportunity to practice the basics of mindfulness meditation within the support of a group. The meditation instructor, Christian Solorzano, will provide simple steps to get started, answer questions, and facilitate a guided meditation session.

Papercraft Workshop: Valentines

Forest Park Public Library at Austin Room

Join us at the library as Kimberly Adami-Hasegawa leads us through a fun papercraft workshop. Take something beautiful home that you made!

Social Circle

Forest Park Public Library at Austin Room

We want the Library to be your happy place.  All seniors (55+) are invited to join in for some special community time each week.  We’ll talk and share interests, play Bingo, Loteria and other games, enjoy guest speakers, and keep ourselves active, engaged, and well-informed. Snacks will be served. 

Chair Yoga

Forest Park Public Library at Austin Room

Join this 30 minute Chair Yoga class with DuShaun Branch that will be accessible and opento all bodies! Chair Yoga is a great introduction to Yoga and allowsstudents to use an everyday prop, the chair!!!

*VIRTUAL* Meet Author Shannon Hale and Illustrator LeUyen Pham!

Forest Park Public Library at Austin Room

*This is a virtual event. You must be registered to participate in the Zoom room.* We are partnering with the Aurora Public Library for a huge virtual author visit with writer Shannon Hale and illustratorLeUyen Pham (Princess in Black, Best Friends, Forever Friends, and more!) They will talk about their books, answer your questions, and…

Pre-Civil War Quilts: Secret Codes to Freedom on the Underground Railroad

Forest Park Public Library at Austin Room

Connie Martin, M.A. will present a one-hour multi-media experience including PowerPoint slide presentation, storytelling, and display of over a dozen beautifully hand-crafted quilt replicas, representing patterns and special stitching used over 300 years ago by abolitionists and fugitive slaves to signify escape routes in the North.  It is shown how quilts were used to signal plans,…

Building Resilience for Seniors

Forest Park Public Library at Austin Room

With Forest Park-er Rose Mattax, earn simple exercises that will keep you happy, healthy and resilient. We'll combine breathing, visualization and gentle movement to enhance memory, clear thinking, strengthen the immune system, relieve joint discomfort, normalize blood pressure, feel more vibrant, full of energy and joy and more. Dress comfortably.

Chair Yoga

Forest Park Public Library at Austin Room

Join this 30 minute Chair Yoga class with DuShaun Branch that will be accessible and opento all bodies! Chair Yoga is a great introduction to Yoga and allowsstudents to use an everyday prop, the chair!!!

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