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Life Skills Programs

From your health to your money to indulging your creative side, we offer an array of programs for all areas of your life!

 Ask a Doctor Series | UpCrafting Programs |

 Learn Improv @ the Library |  Financial Literacy Series

    Washington County Free Library is excited to offer this conversation-style, informational series of programs featuring area physicians. Light refreshments will be provided.

    Ask a Doctor About... Sleep Apnea
    Wednesday, August 9th @ 7:00 PM
    Find out what you should know about sleep apnea from Dr. Kalim Ahmed, MD, pulmonologist and sleep medicine specialist.

    Ask a Doctor About... Substance Abuse & Drug Addiction
    Wednesday, September 13th @ 7:00 PM
    Join Dr. Mark Jameson, MD, to talk about substance abuse and drug addiction. How extensive is this problem in our community and what can we do to help ourselves and our loved ones?

    Ask a Doctor About... Gastroenterology
    Wednesday, October 11th @ 7:00 PM
    Let's talk about common cancers of the digestive tract, including colon, esophageal, stomach, liver and pancreas and what we can do to help prevent these diseases. With Dr. Pear Mohammad Enam, MD.

    You can register today, here.

    On the first Tuesday of the monthfrom 6:00 - 8:00 PM, join us to get crafty @ the library!  Create lovely, useful, and interesting crafts from recycled materials. Have fun and feel good about it!

    For September, tin can lanterns! Bring up to three clean cans, 3/4ths full of water and solidly frozen. The solid ice will support the walls of the cans as we are punching holes in them. 

    Don't forget to register two weeks before the start of the program!

    Thursday, September 28th @ 5:00 PM - For ages 16 and up. Learn some basics of comedic improv, like you've seen on "Whose Line is it Anyway?" No experience needed, just be prepared to laugh! Registration required beginning September 14th.

    Financial Literacy Series II:

    Do You Know Who Has An Eye On Your Money?, Tuesday, August 22nd @ 6:00 PM - Learn about identity theft, scams, and ways to protect your personal information. Remember to register beginning July 22nd!

    Conquering Debt, Tuesday, August 29th @ 6:00 PM - Get tips on how to conquer the debt accumulating in your life. Register beginning July 29th!

    Getting and Keeping Your Ride On the Road, Tuesday, September 5th @ 6:00 PM - Steps to cover when purchasing a used or new vehicle, plus auto maintenance and insurance basics. Register beginning August 5th!

    Money Matters to the Whole Family, Tuesday, September 12th @ 6:00 PM - Tips & methods to teach financial education to children of all ages along with ideas for families to work together in reaching financial goals. Register beginning August 12th!

    Plus, check out the following helpful links:

    • www.mymoney.gov
      From the Financial Literacy & Education Commission, take money quizzes, learn about spending, saving, investing and more.
    • www.fdic.gov
      The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation offers credible links and education on financial topics.
    • www.nefe.org
      The National Endowment for Financial Education is a private, nonprofit,  national foundation offering financial education to all levels of  learners.

    Take a look at our Computer & Device classes and Adulting 101!