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Library Closed for Labor Day Weekend

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The Library will be closed
August 30 - September 1
for Labor Day Weekend.

Happy Labor Day!

Strategic Plan

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LTPL Strategic Plan

The Library Board of Trustees and the Library Director, Holly Teasdle are pleased to announce he launch of our newly updated Strategic Plan, covering the years 2014-2017. This document not only covers history of the library and demographic data for our community, but also reviews accomplishments of the previous Strategic Plan (2011-2014) and projects the libraries intentions and initiatives for the next 3 years. Please take a few moments and review the direction that the library intends to move in over the next few years, including a millage renewal in 2016.

To view the complete strategic plan, click here.

Orphan Train

September 11, 2:00 pm
Presented by Arelene Robertson

For 75 years, more than 12,500 children from New York City, Boston and the New Jersey area made their way to Michigan on what was called the Orphan Train.  Area expert Arlene Robertson will tell the story of the Orphan Train in Michigan, which ran from 1854 to 1929.  Robertson will discuss how this social experiment changed the lives of needy children, and what impact it had on Michigan.

The Importance of Family Health History

September 19, 1:00 pm
Presented by:  Ashley N. Reeves,MS, CGC

 

Ashley is a certified genetic counselor at the Cancer Genetics Program at the Beaumont Health System.  She currently provides risk assessment and counseling to individuals at risk for hereditary cancer syndromes.  She received her Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from Wayne State University and is a member of both the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) and the Michigan Association of Genetic Counselors (MAGC).  She also helps facilitate Positively Empowered, a support group for families with a BRCA mutation.

 

 

Presentation Overview: The Importance of Family History in Cancer Risk and Screening


Ashley Reeves, a genetic counselor from Beaumont Health System, will be discussing the importance of knowing your family health history.  Many conditions run in families and have a genetic component.  For example, cancer affects approximately 1 in 3 Americans; therefore it is not uncommon for individuals to have a family history of the disease.  Family history is an important tool for identifying individuals at an elevated risk for cancer who may benefit from risk factor modification, more frequent and earlier screening and/or genetic testing.  Join us to learn more about how your family history impacts your health and have the chance to ask a local genetic counselor questions. 

Herbs!

Rescheduled to September 9, 6:30 pm
Presented by Bonnie Mulliner

Join us for this fun and informative look at herbs.  Bonnie is a certified medical assistant with 20 years in the medical field.  She will be speaking about wild and cultivated herbs.  Her presentation will include information about oil infusions, salves and aromatherapy.  She will also teach us about the medicinal properties and uses of herbs.

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