Palmer Public Library
    1455 North Main Street
      Palmer, MA. 01069
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Helene At Home

Create, Explore, and Play At Home

Hearts For Essential Workers 

Hearts for Healthcare and other Essential Workers!

My door is not very visible from the road so I have posted a heart on my mailbox.
Beans, PR and Quality Control Expert, feels there is room for improvement.

Support from home: Hearts on doors, windows for local healthcare workers

Happy Color GameI love Hue logo

These two free games (loaded on my phone) provide serious distraction.
Warning -"Happy Color" is highly addictive! Download from your app store:

Happy Color- Color by Number

I Love Hue

Art Therapy: Why adult coloring books are good for you CNNhealth article

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Hopefully there will be time to work on my family tree!
Use your Boston Public Library eCARD to access Ancestry Library Edition.
Remote access is temporarily available while the BPL buildings are closed.

 

Listening/Reading/Watching At Home

SGN- Some Good News
Short weekly episodes on YouTube created by John Krasinski
Honoring healthcare workers, prom, potluck, graduation and more - The episodes keep getting better and better!

ITALIAN GRANDMA'S SUGGESTIONS ON CORONAVIRUS

I listen to this MUSIC performance several times each day!

Virtual 'Love Sweet Love' From Quarantined Berklee College of Music Students

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/03/24/821041006/virtual-love-sweet-love-from-quarantined-berklee-college-of-music-students

 

Terrific background MUSIC while I work.
Thank you to Anna Popp from Mass Library Systems for sharing!
Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent- Read Article

Weightless by Marconi Union

 

eBooks and audiobooks

Becoming coverThe Time Of My Life book cover

I use the Libby app on my phone to listen and read! Get started at this CWMARS Overdrive page.

"Becoming" by Michelle Obama

"The Time of My Life" by Ceclia Ahearn (one of my favorite authors in the magical realism genre)


Penderwicks In Spring book cover Winshtree book cover

I am not too old for youth chapter books!

"The Penderwicks in Spring" by Jeanne Birdsall

"Wishtree" by Katherine Applegate

History of Palmer book cover

I have not yet started my ambitious read:

History of the town of Palmer, Massachusetts, early known as the Elbow tract: including records of the plantation, district and town 1716-1889

By: J. H. (Josiah Howard) Temple, 1815-1893
Published: 1889


 

 

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