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Life Skills Programs

From wellness to DIY to money matters, we offer an array of programs for all areas of your life!

Ask a Doctor Series | UpCrafting Programs | Improv in the Library | Financial Literacy Series

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

    Ask a Doctor About... Arthritis and Joint Pain
    Wednesday,
    July 12th @ 7:00 PM
    How can we prevent and manage joint pain and arthritis? Get answers to your questions from Dr. Ali M. Akmal, MD, anesthesiologist and pain management specialist. 

    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.

    You can register for one or both of these sessions today, here.



    On the first Tuesday of the monthfrom 6:00 - 8:00 PM, join us to get crafty @ the library!  Make & Take is being up-cycled! Beginning on August 1st, create lovely, useful, and interesting crafts from recycled materials. Have fun and feel good about it!

    For August, upcycled planters!

    Please note, there will be no craft program in July.

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

    Learn the basics of comedy improvisation, a fun activity that will exercise both your brain and your laughing muscles. No experience necessary. Just bring yourself and enjoy playing some fun games like those you may have seen on shows such as "Whose Line is it Anyway?" Please remember to register beginning June 27th!


    Another round of Level 1 classes have been added. Get these under your belt, and move on to level 2 beginning in August!

    Daily Money Management, Thursday, June 1st @ 7:00 PM - Get advice on choosing a credit union, maintaining your bank account, and more. Register now!

    Earn It, Plan It, Keep It, Thursday, June 8th @ 6:00 PM - Learn to create and maintain a spending plan, make changes and set goals. Register now!

    Mastering Your Credit, Thursday, June 15th @ 6:00 PM - Learn about credit reports and scores, how to make corrections and improve your credit rating. Register now!

    Taxes and Beyond, Thursday, June 22nd @ 6:00 PM - Filing requirements, planning your refund and more! Register now!

    Pump Up Your Piggy Bank, Thursday, June 29th @ 6:00 PM - Learn to spend less and save more! Register now!


    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 Lawyer in the Library!