Alternative Medicine—Does it Really Work?

Finding Reliable Health Information on the Internet

a talk by Mahlon Wagner Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Psychology SUNY-Oswego

at the Tupper Lake: Goff-Nelson Memorial Library

April 29, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Free and open to the public.

Evaluating information on the Internet:

  • How do we know that we are really ill?
  • Alternative Treatment: Does it work?
  • Comparisons of Biologically-based medicine and Alternative medicine
  • Herbal Medicine (and other treatments)

Time for the Teddy Bear’s picnic!

Join us for our annual Teddy Bear’s picnic, this Tuesday, April 28th, at 10:30. All Pre-K children are welcome to bring their favorite stuffed animal. We’ll sing the infectious song, read the book, do a craft, and have fun! The teddy bears are ready and waiting!

Teddy Bears Picnic

Tupper Lake Central School Yearbooks are going online!

In addition to the collection of old photographs, Goff-Nelson Memorial Library has a copy of the yearbooks published for Tupper Lake High School. This online collection is organized by date, as the title of the yearbook has changed over the years. We’ll be uploading more yearbooks as they’re scanned, so come back to look for more soon! Check it out here.

Rocks & Minerals of New York

Our current display is Wes Jenning’s collection of rocks & minerals from New York State. Come in and have a look!

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Online Magazines now available!

Patrons of the North Country now have a collection of FREE online magazines! Try Flipster by clicking here and instantly read recent issues of about 40 popular titles: HGTV, Women’s Health, Popular Science, Bicycling, Organic Gardening and more! When you click on a magazine cover, you will be prompted to enter your 14-digit library card number. Then click “Login” and the entire magazine issue will be displayed. You can flip through the pages of the magazine, and you can even print out a page, several pages, or the entire issue! You can also save a page to a PDF document on your computer — what a great way to save a recipe that you like! All you need is your library card number. Here’s a list of the magazines:

American Craft
AppleMagazine
Arts & Crafts Homes & the Revival
Atlantic
Backpacker
Bicycling
Bloomberg Businessweek
Canoe & Kayak Magazine
Climbing
Consumer Reports Buying Guide
Cooking Light
Creative Knitting
Dr. Oz: The Good Life
Fine Gardening
Forbes
Health
HGTV Magazine
Men’s Health
New Old House
Old House Journal
Organic Gardening
Outside
Popular Photography
Popular Science
Practical Horseman
Prevention
Quilter’s World
Running Times
Sail
Saveur
Snowboarder
This Old House
Threads
Vegetarian Times
Women’s Health
Yoga Journal

Red Cross Blood Drive results

Here are the results from the Red Cross on yesterday’s Blood Drive:
BLOOD DRIVE GOAL: 40
SCHEDULED DONORS: 49
REGISTERED DONORS: 37
FIRST TIME DONORS: 7 – really great!
DRC / DOUBLE RED CELL DONORS: 8 – WOW!!!!!
TOTAL PRODUCTIVE UNITS 41
POTENTIAL LIVES SAVED: 123
GREAT JOB TUPPER LAKE!

Mark your calendars; the next Blood Drive will be Thursday, May 21, from 1:00-6:00 pm: at the Tupper Lake Middle/High School.

Thanks so much to everyone involved!

We need your blood!

The next Red Cross Blood Drive is Thursday, March 26, downstairs in our Community Room from 1:00-6:00 pm. Call 1-800-RED CROSS or click here to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are ALWAYS welcome! It takes about 1 hour to donate blood. Let’s see how many lives we can save!

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