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Technical Services Assistant - 20 hours per week.   job description.
Information Services Librarian - 30 hour professional position.  Requires MLS   job description
Used Book Sale - May 19-22
Donate books/DVDs starting May 3d.
Thurs May 19,  3-9 pm, Friends Members Only
Not a member?  Join at the Door

Open to the Public: Prices from $.50 - $2.00
Fri   May 20,  1-6 pm
Sat  May 21,  9-5 pm
Sun May 22,  9-5 pm ($5/bag)
Dark Journeys: Exploring Urban Legends
May 26th, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Jeff Belanger, award-winning, Emmy-nominated host, writer and prducer of New England Legends, will take you on a journey to explore urban legends across the globe.  Belanger is the founder of, the host of cable/Web talk show 30 Odd Minutes, and has written several books on the paranormal.  More information
Getting Started in Massachusetts Genealogy

Wednesday, June 1st, 6:30 pm
Interested in your ancestors?
David Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the
New England Historic Genealogical Society,
will provide an introduction to finding your family history.  Details
New DVDS coming soon to the Sharon Public Library
Click here for a list of new DVDs coming soon to the Sharon Public Library. Place your hold now, and be among the first to watch the new movies as soon as they arrive at the Library!
Click here to access previous lists.
Library on Wheels - Are you homebound?

If you are a Sharon resident and are temporarily or permanently unable to visit the library in person due to injury, disability or other health problems, you may be able to receive home delivery of library materials through our new Library on Wheels program.
More information & registration form
Sharon History Digitized
We've begun digitizing parts of our historical collection to provide off-site access to the documents.  Thanks to funding provided by the Digital Commonwealth, we will be able to digitize more items every year.  Included in the first batch are Marsengold High School Yearbooks, William R. Mann diaries, Deborah Sampson items and lots more. Take a Look!
Who Needs Libraries? We All Do!

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Please register or sign up to attend the Grand Finale and Performance for the Alzheimer's and Dementia series on Thursday April 21 from 6:00-9:00 PM.  Free Program and Open to the Public.  All are Welcome.  Refreshments.
Please register so we have a head count:
Chinese Language Resources - Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia
NIH Resources:  Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Memory Loss
Wellness in the Person with Dementia part 2 of 3
This program was cancelled due to illness of the speaker.  We will re-schedule this event. TBA
Dr. Jennifer Brinckerhoff from Orchard Cove will present Healthy Aging: A Geriatrician's Perspective.
Creating Meaningful Activities
Linda Einis presents part 3 of 3. Notes for Creating A Dementia-Friendly Home: Creating Meaningful Activities.
Clinical Trials - March 4
Attorney Heather Sawitsky notes on Clinical Trials
Clinical Trials Information - National Library of Medicine
February 23 - Home Care Series
Notes: OC Linda Einis - Activities of Daily Living
February 16 Wellness in the Person with Dementia - part 1 of 3
Notes: Susan Flashner Fineman, MEd Vitalize Coach and Mindy Grodofsky-Gilmore, LICSW - Orchard Cove. Program will be presented at the Sharon Council on Aging, 219 Massapoag Avenue
Complete Program Schedule: AD, Dementia and Memory Loss
Program Brochure for the full series on Alzheimer's, Dementia and Memory Loss
January 28 Caring for the Caregiver
Fashion Show Information (the red scarf) (much of the clothing) (the clothing with zippers) (the pretty bag for walkers and wheelchairs)
And the canton resale shop—
January 12 - Adapting the Home Environment
Linda Einis - Workshop Notes
Resource Notes
January 7 - Caring for the Caregiver
 "Strategies for Successful, Supportive Family Meetings."
Habilitation Therapy
How to Create a Failure-Free Home Environment - Tara Flannigan December 8, 2015
Behavior as Communication: Using the Habilitation Model
Power Point Presentation - Caren Silverlieb, MMHS Director of Strategic Planning
                                             and Partnerships JCHE
Suggested Article on Elder Abuse - Caren Silverlieb
Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia and Memory Loss
Dr. Ruth Kandel's Notes from, "General Overview of Memory Loss, Various Forms of Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease".
Power Point Presentation
Memory Disorders Clinic

Resources for Families Living with Dementia
Handouts for program no.2 in the Alzheimer's/Dementia series by Your Elder Care Experts - Joanne Peskowitz on Families Living with Dementia
Handout 1 ~ Handout 2 ~ Handout 3