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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on August 2, 2021 at 4:03 PM by Genesis Gaule
Make some art with us this August! Learn the art of bowl weaving on August 17 at 6 pm and make Quick Draw and Collage Stories on August 19 at 4 pm. All ages are welcome to both events!
The Power of Awareness by Dan Schilling
And Other Secrets from the World's Foremost Spies, Detectives, and Special Operators on How to Stay Safe and Save Your Life // How to identify and avoid threats using situational awareness and intuition just like the pros. Told with wit and wisdom, this compelling guide uses stories from Dan’s special operations career and those of other experts to outline six easily implemented rules you can apply anywhere to improve your personal safety.
Conscious Crafts: Pottery by Lucy Davidson
20 mindful makes to reconnect head, heart & hands // Author Lucy Davidson reveals the meditative nature of working with clay and its wellbeing benefits for slowing down, creativity and mindfulness. Pottery is a popular meditative craft and drawing on the traditions of hand making, Lucy has created 20 modern makes with air dry and polymer clay.
Drawing Is for Everyone by Kateri Ewing
Simple Lessons to Make Your Creative Practice a Daily Habit--Explore Infinite Creative Possibilities in Graphite, Colored Pencil, and Ink // Artist Kateri Ewing guides you through a series of simple creative drawing projects using a soulful, meditative, and reflective process. There are lessons in drawing with graphite pencil, colored pencil, and ink. Whether you’re drawing for the first time or are an experienced artist, you’ll discover and deepen your creative potential through these exercises.
Come Fly the World by Julia Cooke
The Jet-Age Story of the Women of Pan Am // A Pan Am stewardesses’ role in the Vietnam War, as the airline added runs from Saigon to Hong Kong for planeloads of weary young soldiers straight from the battlefields, who were off for five days of R&R, and then flown back to war. Finally, with the evacuation of 2,000 children during the fall of Saigon. Set on stewardesses as they embraced the liberation of their new jet-set life.
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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on March 8, 2021 at 10:38 AM by Genesis Gaule
The Campbell Library is open to the public Mondays/Fridays (9am-5pm) and Thursdays (10am-7pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Wednesdays (9am-5pm), Tuesdays (9am-7pm), and Thursdays (9am-10am).
Undaunted by John O. Brennan
My Fight Against America's Enemies, At Home and Abroad // Brennan, the son of an Irish immigrant who settled in New Jersey, describes the life that took him from being a young CIA recruit enamored with the mystique of spy work, secretly defiant enough to drive a motorcycle and sport a diamond earring, and invigorated by his travels in the Middle East to being the most powerful individual in American intelligence.
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High-Vibe Feng Shui by Ashley Cantley and Sophie Jaffe
11 Steps to Achieving Your Best Life // A fresh interpretation of Feng Shui, from a young, certified practitioner who shares her own story of how her life was transformed when she embraced the practices. Readers will learn how to realize and clear limiting beliefs that stand in the way of achieving goals.
Tinkerlabs Art Starts by Rachelle Doorley
52 Projects for Open-Ended Exploration // Get inspired with hands-on creative prompts for elementary-aged children featuring simple materials you can find at home from an experienced art teacher. Experience all types of art like drawing, painting, paper cutting, and making three-dimensional art with clay and recycled materials. Crafts are engaging and encourage creativity and earning for all ages.
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds
Stamped traces the history of racism and the many political, literary, and philosophical narratives that have been used to justify slavery, oppression, and genocide. Racial power has been used to systemically oppress Black people in the United States for more than four hundred years.
Tag(s): spies, sociology, racism, politics, nonfiction, new age, memoir, home design, government, children, book notes, arts and craft, art, African Americans