December is a wonderful time for programs at the Middlefield Branch of the Geauga County Public Library,16167 E. High St. (44062). Call 440-632-1961 with questions or to register for programs.
Tai Chi for Health for the Holidays. The practice of Tai Chi is known for its stress releasing and relaxation qualities. Give your mind and body a gift. Join us for an hour of slow, continuous, mindful movements that have been proven to be safe, and beneficial not only for stress release but also for improved balance, muscle and joint strengthening, cardiovascular improvement and more. Wear comfortable clothes and flat-soled shoes. You may sit or stand depending on your own abilities. Led by Lynne Leffel, Tai Chi for Health Institute, Senior Trainer.
Relax and unwind for a couple of hours before the holiday chaos begins! Listen to music, work on puzzles, color, or just have a snack and put your feet up. Dec. 17 at 2 p.m.
Middlefield Library is partnering with the American Red Cross on Dec. 28 to host a blood drive. The need for blood is constant and all contributions are important for a healthy and reliable blood supply. You’ll feel good knowing you’ve helped change a life. This Holiday Season, give the gift of life, give blood. The drive will be held from 1-6 p.m.
Google Photos. Learn how Google’s versatile photo management tool can help you organize, backup and share your digital photos. You’ll learn how to manage your photos across all of your devices on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m.
Libraries Accepting Personal Care Donations
All Geauga County Public Library branches are collecting personal-care items for Geauga families in need throughout the month of December. People who would like to donate items may do so at the collection bins at the following branches: Bainbridge, Chardon, Geauga West in Chesterland, Middlefield, Newbury and Thompson. See GeaugaLibrary.net for address and contact information.
Suggested items include soap, shampoo, bathroom and facial tissue, feminine hygiene products, razors, toothpaste and toothbrushes, diapers, new combs and brushes and deodorant.
All items will be collected and distributed to families in Geauga County via United Way services of Geauga County.