Greenwich Library | Health Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/images/greenwichtree.jpg Greenwich Library http://www.greenwichlibrary.org Health Programs at Greenwich Library. en-us 60 Blood Pressure Screening <b>When:</b> Monday, August 25, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.<br /><br />This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Health Information Center. No appointment necessary.<br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23419 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23419 Practical Mindfulness Through Meditation <b>When:</b> Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Practical Mindfulness:<br />Learn how to become mindful through the practice of meditation. Classes consist of part lecture, part question/answer period and a period of meditation.<br /><br />Mindfulness was originally taught by the Buddha over 1700 years ago. The practice of Mindfulness has been made popular by the author and lecturer Jon Kabat-Zinn since his popular book "Wherever You Go, There You Are" was published in the 1940s.<br /><br />Sessions begin on June 3rd and will continue on alternate Tuesdays through September 9th. Dates include: 6/3, 6/17, 7/1, 7/15, 7/29, 8/12, 8/26 and 9/9. Participants may attend one session or may attend all eight sessions. No previous meditation experience is necessary. Walk-ins are welcome.<br /> <br />Mr. Bandler has been practicing meditation for over 25 years and has taught at many hospitals and universities.<br /><br />This event is sponsored by Greenwich Library.<br />No registration is required.<br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23240 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23240 Free Blood Pressure Screening: Greenwich Hospital Staff <b>When:</b> Tuesday, September 02, 2014 - 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Byram Shubert Library<br><br>On the first Tuesday of each month, a visiting nurse takes your blood pressure reading and answers your questionshttp://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24917 Health and Wellness http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24917 Blood Pressure Screening <b>When:</b> Monday, September 08, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.<br /><br />This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Health Information Center. No appointment necessary.<br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23352 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23352 Practical Mindfulness Through Meditation <b>When:</b> Tuesday, September 09, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Practical Mindfulness:<br />Learn how to become mindful through the practice of meditation. Classes consist of part lecture, part question/answer period and a period of meditation.<br /><br />Mindfulness was originally taught by the Buddha over 1700 years ago. The practice of Mindfulness has been made popular by the author and lecturer Jon Kabat-Zinn since his popular book "Wherever You Go, There You Are" was published in the 1940s.<br /><br />Sessions begin on June 3rd and will continue on alternate Tuesdays through September 9th. Dates include: 6/3, 6/17, 7/1, 7/15, 7/29, 8/12, 8/26 and 9/9. Participants may attend one session or may attend all eight sessions. No previous meditation experience is necessary. Walk-ins are welcome.<br /> <br />Mr. Bandler has been practicing meditation for over 25 years and has taught at many hospitals and universities.<br /><br />This event is sponsored by Greenwich Library.<br />No registration is required.<br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23241 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23241 Cooking Demonstration: Mexican Cooking with Katya <b>When:</b> Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM<br><b>Where:</b> Byram Shubert Library at Community Room<br><br>Dishes to be announced with Katya Lebrijahttp://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24908 Health and Wellness http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24908 Blood Pressure Screening <b>When:</b> Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.<br /><br />This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Health Information Center. No appointment necessary.<br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23353 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23353 Diabetes Awareness Week event <b>When:</b> Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>Diabetes Awareness Week event<br /><br />Greenwich Library is a co-sponsor of this event.http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24826 Health and Wellness http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24826 Essentrics/Classical Stretch <b>When:</b> Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>Essentrics/Classical Stretch is a no-impact stretch and strengthening program that is safe for all ages. It was intelligently designed to rebalance the entire body, improve posture and relieve tension. The continuous movements lengthen muscles, help slenderize and improve mobility.<br /><br />Registration will be required since class size is limited to 15 participants. <br /><br />This class is sponsored by Greenwich Library.http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24643 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24643 Know the Ten Signs of Dementia: Early Detection Matters <b>When:</b> Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>As many as 5.3 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease and that figure is expected to grow to as many as 16 million by 2050.<br /><br />This program will provide attendees with an understanding of the difference between age-related memory loss and Alzheimer's and what to do if they or someone they know has signs of the disease. Attendees will view video footage of real people who are living with the early stages of dementia and their families addressing fears and myths associated with Alzheimer's disease. Following the video segment there will be a guided discussion led by Connecticut Alzheimer's Association Tania Paparazzo, MSW, Southwestern Regional Director. <br /><br />This is a cosponsored event between Connecticut Alzheimer's Association and Greenwich Library. No registration is required and all who are interested are welcome to attend this complimentary workshop. <br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24231 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24231 Yoga Series for Everyone with Inger DeGroat <b>When:</b> Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM<br><b>Where:</b> Byram Shubert Library at Community Room<br><br>Ms DeGroat returns to Byram teaching yoga poses to practice at home. Wear comfortable clothing.<br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24997 Health and Wellness http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24997 Blood Pressure Screening <b>When:</b> Monday, September 22, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.<br /><br />This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Health Information Center. No appointment necessary.<br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23354 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23354 Yoga Series for Everyone with Inger DeGroat <b>When:</b> Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM<br><b>Where:</b> Byram Shubert Library at Community Room<br><br>Ms DeGroat returns to Byram teaching yoga poses to practice at home. Wear comfortable clothing.<br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24998 Health and Wellness http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24998 Blood Pressure Screening <b>When:</b> Monday, September 29, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.<br /><br />This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Health Information Center. No appointment necessary.<br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23355 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23355 Yoga Series for Everyone with Inger DeGroat <b>When:</b> Saturday, October 04, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM<br><b>Where:</b> Byram Shubert Library at Community Room<br><br>Ms DeGroat returns to Byram teaching yoga poses to practice at home. Wear comfortable clothing.<br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24999 Health and Wellness http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24999 Blood Pressure Screening <b>When:</b> Monday, October 06, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.<br /><br />This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Health Information Center. No appointment necessary.<br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23356 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23356 Free Blood Pressure Screening: Greenwich Hospital Staff <b>When:</b> Tuesday, October 07, 2014 - 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Byram Shubert Library<br><br>On the first Tuesday of each month, a visiting nurse takes your blood pressure reading and answers your questionshttp://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24918 Health and Wellness http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24918 "The Nia Technique" with Kristen DeGroat <b>When:</b> Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM<br><b>Where:</b> Byram Shubert Library at Community Room<br><br>Whole body movement practice incorporating movements from the martial arts, dance and healing artshttp://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25329 Health and Wellness http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25329 Medicare Part D Consultations - Periodicals Area <b>When:</b> Friday, October 17, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>The Commission on Aging will be conducting consultations with Seniors requiring information regarding Medicare Part D by appointment only. <br /><br />Please call the Commission on Aging at telephone number 203-862-6710 to schedule an appointment. <br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25202 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25202 Cooking Demonstration: French Cooking with Sylviane <b>When:</b> Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM<br><b>Where:</b> Byram Shubert Library at Community Room<br><br>Learn how to cook Brandade de Morue (salted cod mixed with mashed potatoes)with gourmet cook Sylvianehttp://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25331 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25331 Blood Pressure Screening <b>When:</b> Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.<br /><br />This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Health Information Center. No appointment necessary.<br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23360 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23360 Medicare Part D Consultations - Periodicals Area <b>When:</b> Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>The Commission on Aging will be conducting consultations with Seniors requiring information regarding Medicare Part D by appointment only. <br /><br />Please call the Commission on Aging at telephone number 203-862-6710 to schedule an appointment. <br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25203 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25203 Blood Pressure Screening <b>When:</b> Monday, October 27, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.<br /><br />This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Health Information Center. No appointment necessary.<br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23361 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23361 Medicare Part D Consultations - Periodicals Area <b>When:</b> Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>The Commission on Aging will be conducting consultations with Seniors requiring information regarding Medicare Part D by appointment only. <br /><br />Please call the Commission on Aging at telephone number 203-862-6710 to schedule an appointment. <br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25204 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25204 "The Nia Technique" with Kristen DeGroat <b>When:</b> Saturday, November 01, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM<br><b>Where:</b> Byram Shubert Library at Community Room<br><br>Whole body movement practice incorporating movements from the martial arts, dance and healing artshttp://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25330 Health and Wellness http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25330 Blood Pressure Screening <b>When:</b> Monday, November 03, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.<br /><br />This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Health Information Center. No appointment necessary.<br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23362 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23362 Blood Pressure Screening <b>When:</b> Monday, November 10, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.<br /><br />This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Health Information Center. No appointment necessary.<br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23363 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23363 Blood Pressure Screening <b>When:</b> Monday, November 17, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.<br /><br />This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Health Information Center. No appointment necessary.<br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23364 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23364 Great American Smokeout Session <b>When:</b> Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital will recognize the Great American Smokeout day at Greenwich Library. Smoking cessation techniques and tips will be discussed to help smokers quit smoking, quit using tobacco products, for at least one day, with the hope that they will quit completely.<br /><br /><br />This event is co-sponsored between Greenwich Library and Greenwich Hospital. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. <br /><br />No registration is required. For more information, please call Greenwich Hospital at 203-863-4277.http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=21632 Health and Wellness http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=21632 Blood Pressure Screening <b>When:</b> Monday, November 24, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.<br /><br />This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Health Information Center. No appointment necessary.<br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23365 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23365 Blood Pressure Screening <b>When:</b> Monday, December 01, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.<br /><br />This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Health Information Center. No appointment necessary.<br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23366 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23366 Blood Pressure Screening <b>When:</b> Monday, December 08, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.<br /><br />This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Health Information Center. No appointment necessary.<br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23367 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23367 Blood Pressure Screening <b>When:</b> Monday, December 15, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.<br /><br />This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Health Information Center. No appointment necessary.<br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23368 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23368 Blood Pressure Screening <b>When:</b> Monday, December 22, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.<br /><br />This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Health Information Center. No appointment necessary.<br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23369 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23369 Blood Pressure Screening <b>When:</b> Monday, December 29, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Health Information Center<br><br>Free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.<br /><br />This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Health Information Center. No appointment necessary.<br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23370 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23370