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HealthCare.gov Assistance at EPL

Administrator : November 8, 2013 9:29 am : Elkhart Public Library

The Elkhart Public Library & Heart City Health Center team up
to help consumers with the Marketplace! 

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Diabetes-Friendly Cookbooks: Healthy Can Be Delicious

Administrator : November 6, 2013 5:35 pm : Elkhart Public Library

CookbookNew600-ContrastNovember is American Diabetes Month. Sponsored by the American Diabetes Association, it is a time to raise awareness of diabetes prevention and control. In the United States, more than 25 million people are living with diabetes and 79 million more are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

You can do a lot to lower your chances of getting type 2 diabetes by eating healthy, watching your weight, being active, and controlling your blood pressure and cholesterol. The books in this list will help with these goals.

THE AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION MONTH OF MEALS DIABETES MEAL PLANNER.  American Diabetes Association, c2010. 641.56314 A51m

ASIAN FLAVORS DIABETES COOKBOOK: SIMPLE, FRESH MEALS PERFECT FOR EVERY DAY  by Corinne Trang.  American Diabetes Association, c2012. 641.56314 T772

BLOOD SUGAR:  INSPIRING RECIPES FOR ANYONE FACING THE CHALLENGE OF DIABETES AND MAINTAINING GOOD HEALTH by Michael Moore.  New Holland Publishers, c2011. 641.56314 M823

THE DIABETES COMFORT FOOD COOKBOOK: FOODS TO FILL YOU UP, NOT OUT!   by Robyn Webb.  American Diabetes Association, c2011. 641.56314 W367dc

THE DIABETES COOKBOOK. DK, 2010. 641.56314 D536co

THE DIABETES-FRIENDLY KITCHEN: 125 RECIPES FOR CREATING HEALTHY MEALS  by Jennifer Stack.  Wiley, c2012. 641.56314 S775

DIABETIC SLOW COOKER; 151 COZY, COMFORTING RECIPES.  Wiley, c2012. 641.56314 D536sL

THE ESSENTIAL DIABETES COOKBOOK: GOOD HEALTHY EATING FROM AROUND THE WORLD  by Antony Worrall Thompson.  National Book Network, 2010. 641.56314 T468

THE EVERYTHING DIABETES COOKBOOK by Gretchen Scalpi.  2nd ed. Adams Media, c2010. 641.56314 S282

FAST AND FLAVORFUL: GREAT DIABETES MEALS FROM MARKET TO TABLE   by Linda Gassenheimer.  American Diabetes Association, c2011. 641.56314 G251fa

15-MINUTE DIABETIC MEALS by Nancy S. Hughes. American Diabetes Association, c2010. 641.56314 H894fi

FRESH & HEALTHY DASH DIET COOKING: DELICIOUS RECIPES FOR LOWERING BLOOD PRESSURE, LOSING WEIGHT & FEELING GREAT  by Andrea Lynn. Ulysses Press, c2012. 641.5631 L989

THE JOY OF GLUTEN-FREE, SUGAR-FREE BAKING: 80 LOW-CARB RECIPES THAT OFFER SOLUTIONS FOR CELIAC DISEASE, DIABETES, AND WEIGHT LOSS by Peter Reinhart. Ten Speed Press, c2012. 641.5638 R371

THE KITCHEN DIVA’S DIABETIC COOKBOOK:  150 HEALTHY, DELICIOUS RECIPES FOR DIABETICS AND THOSE WHO DINE WITH THEM by Angela Shelf Medearis. Andrews McMeel Pub., c2012. 641.56314 M488

THE MAYO CLINIC DIABETES DIET. Good Books, c2011. 641.56314 M473

THE STRESS FREE DIABETES KITCHEN: OVER 140 EASY & DELICIOUS DIABETES RECIPES DESIGNED FOR NO-HASSLE COOKING  by Barbara Seelig-Brown.  American Diabetes Association, c2012. 641.56314 S452

250 ESSENTIAL DIABETES RECIPES. Robert Rose, c2011. 641.56314 T974

 

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Staff Reads: November 2013

Administrator : November 6, 2013 5:35 pm : Elkhart Public Library

 What do people who work at the Elkhart Public Library read? Just about everything.

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These are the books we are reading
(and listening to) this month.

ALLEGIANT, Veronica Roth (YA FIC)

BIRDBATHS AND PAPER CRANES, Sharon Randall (814.6 R189)

BRIDGET JONES: MAD ABOUT THE BOY, Helen Fielding (FIC)

CASUAL VACANCY, J.K. Rowling (FIC)

A CLASH OF KINGS, George Martin (FAN)

THE COLDEST GIRL IN COLDTOWN, Holly Black (YA FIC)
I don’t normally like vampire books, but this one is sucking me in! ~Allison, Young People’s Services

COVER OF NIGHT, Linda Howard (ROM)

DAY OF HONEY: A MEMOIR OF FOOD, LOVE, AND WAR, Ciezadlo, Annia (070.92 C569)

THE GRAVEYARD BOOK, Neil Gaiman (J FIC; YA FIC)

THE HIT, David Baldacci (FIC)

THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN,  Mark Twain (FIC)

THE HUSBAND’S SECRET, Liane Moriarty (FIC)

IMITATION IN DEATH, J.D. Robb (MYS)

THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, Rebecca Skloot (616.02774 S628)

KALE: THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE WORLD’S MOST COMPLETE SUPERFOOD, Stephanie Pederson (641.65347 P371)

LEAN LIBRARY MANAGEMENT: ELEVEN STRATEGIES FOR REDUCING COSTS AND IMPROVING CUSTOMER SERVICES,
John J. Huber (025.1 H877)

THE LONGEST RIDE, Nicholas Sparks (FIC)

THE LORD OF OPIUM, Nancy Farmer (YA FIC)
This book is the sequel to THE HOUSE OF THE SCORPION, the award winning novel by Nancy Farmer. It begins where the first book ends, and has a very satisfying conclusion.
~Donna, Osolo Branch

MORE OR LESS: CHOOSING A LIFESTYLE OF EXCESSIVE GENEROSITY, Jeff Shinabarger (241.4 S556)

NIGHT FILM, Marisha Pess (FIC)

PLAGUE SHIP, Leonard Goldberg (MYS)
I am enjoying this book VERY much. (I hate to read it because I want it to last!) ~Debbie, Popular Materials

R y JULIE, Isaac Marion (Spanish edition of WARM BODIES) (YA HOR)

THE REAL BOY, Anne Ursu (J FIC)

THE SIXTH MAN (King & Maxwell novel 5), David Baldacci (FIC)

THE TALISMAN, Stephen King & Peter Straub (HOR)

THANKLESS IN DEATH, J. D. Robb. (MYS)

TURN COAT, Jim Butcher (FAN)

WHEN SUMMER’S IN THE MEADOW, Niall Williams &
Christine Breen

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Toddlers’ Halloween Parade (Video)

Administrator : October 31, 2013 2:34 pm : Elkhart Public Library

A cast of tiny characters paraded through the Main Library on Halloween morning. Delighted staff members passed out treats. Here they are in the Reference Department.

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Halloween Horror Movie Marathon

Administrator : October 25, 2013 10:54 am : Elkhart Public Library

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Get Your Fill of Chills and Thrills!

Join us Thursday, October 31 at the Main Library for an all-day
movie marathon, featuring four horror flicks, all 2013 feature films.

Starting times will be 10:00, 12:00, 2:00 and 4:00.

Licensing restrictions prevent us from naming the movies, but among the featured actors are Brad Pitt, Patrick Wilson, Jane Levy and Ethan Hawke. Three of them are rated R and one is PG-13

Please call 522-2665 for title information.

Horror houseUp for a little more horror?  The next day, November 1 is our Classic First Friday film. Join us in watching a movie from 1973, starring Linda Blair, Ellen Burstyn and Max von Sydow, still considered one of the scariest movies ever made.

This movie predates ratings, but is for ages 17 & older.

Interested? Call 522-2665 for the title.

 

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