Digital Storytelling Continues at Aldine

The teens are back with another submission for the Aldine Branch’s digital storytelling project. Enjoy as Daniela shares a little bit about herself.

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Jimi Hendrix: a Black History Month Celebration

Tooth Guitar Solo at Woodstock

Monday, August 18th, 1969. 8 AM. African-American rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix hits the stage at Woodstock and plays a stunning musical set, capping off an historic weekend. 

Join us on Thursday, February 9th at 4 PM in the Meeting Room as we celebrate Black History Month by viewing footage of Jimi Hendrix's legendary concert performance at Woodstock. Refreshments will be served.

 

Black History Month at Aldine: A Cyber Celebration

MLK and American FlagTeens, come enjoy Black History Month with the Aldine Branch. On Monday, February 6th, at 4pm the branch will be examining Web sites dedicated to those who have helped shape this country’s rich identity. We’ll see you in the meeting room to explore some really great sites.

Aldine Teen Tells Her Story

As promised, we have the first in a series of digital stories created by the teens of the Aldine Branch. The kids should be given much kudos for their hard work. They have taken time out of their busy schedules to flex their creative muscles for the community and it has paid off. Enjoy this first submission by Johana as we follow a very special trip down memory lane.

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Be looking for further stories in the series to be posted in the coming weeks.

10 Mindful Minutes

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Stress and anxiety reduction. Happier and healthier living. Sounds good! In 10 Mindful Minutes, Actress Goldie Hawn, driven by her lifelong interest in mindfulness, teaches children and adults the tools to deal with stress and negative feelings while developing compassion and empathy for others. The book uses simple techniques like mindful breathing to show the reader how to focus on feelings of gratitude, kindness, and optimism. Pick up this practical and inspiring work today.