Library Program

Better Brain Health - CANCELED DUE TO ANTICIPATED FREEZING RAIN

***Better Brain Health - CANCELED DUE TO ANTICIPATED FREEZING RAIN. This program will be rescheduled for February. Stay tuned in the next few days for the rescheduled date.***

Better Brain Health

Thursday, January 11 at 6:30 P.M.

Dementia is not a normal part of aging. Join us on Thursday, January 11 at 6:30 P.M. at the Ripon Public Library to discover what you can do to lower your dementia risk and keep your brain healthy and sharp. This session will cover:

  • Common diseases that cause dementia
  • Other conditions that mimic dementia
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • Strategies to maintain a healthy brain (physical health, nutrition, mental stimulation, social engagement)
  • Where to find more information and resources

Presented by Mary Lyke, recently retired Ripon Area School District Nurse, and Melanie Simpkins, Public Health Nurse/ Health Education and Work and Wellness Coordinator with the Green Lake County Health Unit.

Breast Cancer Awareness

Thursday, January 4 at 6:30 P.M.

Be proactive about your health. Join us on Thursday, January 4 at 6:30 P.M. at the Ripon Public Library to learn about factors linked to breast cancer and how to reduce your cancer risk. Participants will gain knowledge about the latest screening recommendations and how to advocate for care. This talk will emphasize the issues and steps women face prior to breast cancer diagnosis:

  • Signs and symptoms of breast cancer
  • Managing abnormal screenings
  • Where to find more information and resources

Freebies available for the first 25 participants.

Presented by Mary Lyke, recently retired Ripon Area School District Nurse, and Melanie Simpkins, Public Health Nurse/ Health Education and Work and Wellness Coordinator with the Green Lake County Health Unit.

Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating - Brenda Block

Thursday, December 14 at 6:30 P.M.

Do you desire becoming healthier but find yourself freely indulging in all the sweets of the holiday season only to feel frustrated and guilty afterwards? Join Brenda Block, Integrative Nutritional Health Coach, at the Ripon Public Library on Thursday, December 14 at 6:30 P.M. to learn some simple tips to maintain your health while still enjoying the spirit of the season. Sample delicious treats made healthier and leave with strategies to keep your health goals on track!

MAY 22 Books N' Brew

Tuesday, May 22 at 6:00 P.M.
Catch up with what other readers are enjoying over a cup of coffee on Tuesday, May 22 at 6 P.M. at Mugs Coffeehouse at this adults-only event! Unlike traditional book clubs, there are no assigned books. Instead, read what you like and then choose how you share your reading experience. Adult/Teen Services Librarian, Mandy Sprague will be on hand to offer reader’s advisory to get you hooked on your next favorite read!

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