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    Enjoy a social setting while working on your needlework projects or making items to be donated to community agencies.

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Library News

Northwest Akron Branch Library and Recreation Center Anniversary Concert & Ice Cream Social
Article Published: July 19, 2018
Join us for our annual celebration on Tuesday, August 7 from 6-9 pm at the Northwest Akron Recreation Center with the AKRON... Read More...
Norton Bicentennial Celebration
Article Published: July 05, 2018
The Norton Branch Library plays a role in honoring our community’s important milestone! Read More...
Akron-Summit County Public Library, MIT Media Lab partner to build food computer
Article Published: June 25, 2018
Learn about our Personal Food Computer, a project of the Public Library Innovation Exchange (PLIX). PLIX was created by the... Read More...

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Main Library

60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio 44326
330.643.9000

Monday: 10 am - 8 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Thursday: 10 am - 8 pm
Friday: 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm

Drive-Up Window closes ten minutes before the building closes for the day

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Exploring CAM: Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Saturday, January 6, 2018

10:30 am – 1:45 pm
Main Library Meeting Room 2AB

Join us for an informative overview of the uses of complementary and alternative medicine from a variety of disciplines. The great range of CAM means there will be considerable diversity of therapies and philosophies. Let our speakers help discern the value of these therapies and what is best suited for particular conditions.

Schedule

10:30 am - Dr. Tara Scott, MD, Medical Director of Integrative Medicine at Summa Health will explore how CAM might enhance your healthy lifestyle.

11:30 am - Functional Dietician Kylene Bogden will look at using food as medicine to significantly improve patient health outcomes.

Noon - Pharmacist Caitlin Morgan, RPh, will examine the de-prescribing of medicine and how to get people off some of their many prescriptions.

BREAK

12:45 pm - Chiropractor Dr. Leo Kormanik, will look at dry needling as a complementary or alternative method of pain management.

1:15 pm - Music Therapist Bonnie Hayhurst, MT-BC, will demonstrate how music therapy is used within therapeutic relationships to address physical, psychological and cognitive needs.

 

Please contact the Science & Technology Division to reserve your spot at 330-643-9075 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Free parking is available on Saturdays.

 

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