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Heartfulness Meditation Online


Heartfulness Meditation Online
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Adult Winter Reading


Adult Winter Reading
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Mental Health and More: A Presentation on Common Ground’s Services


Mental Health and More: A Presentation on Common Ground’s Services
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Financial Wellness

Financial Wellness
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Reference Solutions:Nonprofit Organizations and Fundraising


Reference Solutions:
Nonprofit Organizations and Fundraising
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The Haunted Great Lakes


The Haunted Great Lakes
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Lake Monsters and Odd Creatures of the Great Lakes


Lake Monsters and Odd Creatures of the Great Lakes
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Heartfulness Meditation Online

Mondays, 01/04, 01/11, 01/25, 02/01, 02/08, 02/22, 03/01, 03/08, 03/15, 03/22, 03/29, 04/05, 04/12, 04/19, 04/26, 05/03, 05/10, 05/17, 05/24, 06/07, 06/14, 06/21, 06/28, 07/12, 07/19, 07/26, 08/02, 08/09, 08/16, 08/23, 0830, 09/13, 09/20, 09/27, 10/04, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/01, 11/08, 11/15, 11/22, 11/29, 12/06, 12/13, 12/20, 12/27, 6-7pm, Zoom: Join us for our returning Heartfulness Medication program online. The Heartfulness Meditation Program offers a simple set of relaxation and meditation exercises, which when practiced daily, help restore balance in life, manage stress, better your health, and most of all will lead you to inner calm and peace. The relaxation and meditation techniques are taught over free courses: Each class covers both the conceptual framework as well as practical meditation and relaxation sessions (classes last for 1 hour). The entire program will be conducted by certified Heartfulness trainers, who have been meditating and training for several years. The Zoom meeting link follows:

https://us02web.zoom.us/w/83885399487?tk=w91GRmSS51jEI-2NF1HC9ptCP4bc2DEddCedT7iLfGQ.DQIAAAATh_WdvxYzSm81T29PWlJHbXZXTDUxbTE1Y2xnAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA&pwd=SitXRXRqc3M3WDdKZVhxRE01KzR0QT09#success

 

 

Adult Winter Reading

February 1st through April 30th on Beanstack: Stay warm and safe, pick up a book, and join our Winter Reading program. Every book you read, up to three, gives you a small prize and a raffle for the big prize drawing (up to three raffles). Every review for each one of the three books you have read gives you a small prize and a raffle for the big prize drawing (up to three raffles). Complete one or both activities and get more small prizes and a raffle from each activity for the big drawing (up to two raffles). When you register, you will get a goody bag. If you complete all of the above, you will get 8 small prizes and 8 raffles for the big drawing. The program is online on Beanstack, where you create your account and complete your tasks. The prizes will be given out during our curbside service.

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Mental Health and More: A Presentation on Common Ground’s Services

Saturday, 03/13, 3-4:30pm, Zoom, Facebook: Have you ever felt like you or a loved one needed support and did not know where to turn? Common Ground might just have a program for that. Specializing in mental health and youth services for fifty years, Common Ground is a fixture of the Oakland County community. However, we know it’s not always easy to navigate everything we have to offer. This presentation will have an easy to follow explanation of our services, from our 24/7 crisis line, to our youth shelter, to our substance use and mental health crisis programs, so you can be prepared if you ever need to reach out. We are here as a community support, and we hope you will join us!

Presenter's Bio: May Freck is the Youth Empowerment Coordinator at Common Ground’s Sanctuary, Runaway, and Homeless Youth Shelter. With a Bachelor’s in Social Work, as well as a certification in substance use prevention, May is part of the Common Ground staff that serves our community.”

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Financial Wellness

Wednesdays, 03/17, 05/19, 4-5pm, Saturday, 04/10, 12-1pm, Zoom-Facebook: This financial series covers three different aspects of financial stability and is presented by Brenda Oldham, the CEO/Owner of RAM Insurance & Financial Services.

03/17: Social Security Planning-When should I take Social Security? There are numerous options to choose from.  The impact of making a wrong choice may cost one tens of thousands of dollars.  This course provides information to help you enhance your retirement.

04/10: Take Control of your Finances! Are you stuck in the cycle of debt?  This course will help you to take steps to improve your overall finances.

05/19: Lives in Transition-Are you Recently Divorced or Widowed? This course will help you understand how to pivot to one income and how understanding social security, former spouse’s pension/401(k) may help you recover financially. cmiles_charvez@yahoo.com

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Reference Solutions – For Nonprofit Organizations and Fundraising

Saturday, 03/20, 4-5pm, Zoom-Facebook: Learn searching methods to identify businesses and/or consumers who may be just the right audience at the right time to donate to or support your organization. You will learn to search by audience in any geography and even produce maps of your results or simply download the data for later use. Registration is required. Upon registration, you will be be contacted for the Zoom sign-info. The Facebook, Zoom, and Registration links follow below:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Pontiac.Public.Library
Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4870452854?pwd=b3pQbVVkdmsyRVNydWF2VVdFTG1Tdz09

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The Haunted Great Lakes

Saturday, 05/01, 3:30-5pm, Zoom-Facebook: The Haunted Great lakes, presented by Shetan Noir, discusses ghost ships, haunted lighthouses, and weird happenings that have occurred in the great lakes since the first humans traveled across them.

Bio: Shetan Noir is an author and weird travels journalist. She researches the paranormal, cryptozoology, and historical events.

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Lake Monsters and Odd Creatures of the Great Lakes

Saturday, 08/07, 3:30-5pm, Zoom-Facebook: Lake Monsters and odd creatures of the great lakes, presented by Shetan Noir, takes guests on a trip around the great lakes, looking at different historical accounts of lakes monsters.

Bio: Shetan Noir is an author and weird travels journalist. She researches the paranormal, cryptozoology, and historical events.

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