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Friends of the Dunwoody Library



Jane Hughes, Sunny Jefferies, Susan Edmonson, Connie Downing. Each lady has 25 years of service to the Friends of the Dunwoody Library. WOW

Evert Oerding, 25 years of service to the Friends of the Dunwoody Library. Mr US and Non US History

When is the Next Big Book Sale??

When? Jan 23rd-27th, 2020

  • Thursday, Jan 23rd : 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. -- special preview shopping for members of “Friends”. Then, the sale is open to the public from 4:00-8:00 p.m. (Note: There will be no scanning allowed on Thursday, except between 1:00 – 4:00 in the staging area of the Arts Center foyer; restocking fees will apply. Scanning is allowed on Friday, Saturday and Monday.)
  • Friday & Saturday, 24th and 25th: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day
  • Sunday, Jan 26th CLOSED.
  • Monday, Jan 27th. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., BAG OF BOOKS DAY. Fill a large grocery bag for $6.00!!

Where?

The Dunwoody Library, 5339 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road (at the intersection of Womack Road/ Ashford Center Pkwy), (770) 512-4640

What?

Thousands of books-most priced from $.25 to $2.00. The sale includes 25,000 items: current hardback fiction and non-fiction, paperbacks, children’s books, videos, CDs, DVDs, audio books, vinyl records, magazines, puzzles, and collectible books. Thanks to a private donation of over 3,000 books, this sale will include lots of history and lots of signed books in most genres. All proceeds benefit the Dunwoody Library and the DeKalb Library System.

Who?

You! Be a Friend of the Dunwoody Library! Get tons of books and other materials at bargain prices, and support your library! Memberships start as low as $5 per year.


We welcome book donations all year long (except from 01/16/20-01/27/20).


Untangling Alzheimer’s --

The Science & The Medicine

Speakers: Dr. Allan Levey, MD, PhD and Dr. David Weinshenker, PhD -- Emory University

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Currently, 5.8 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease, and this number is projected to triple by 2050. In this program, Dr. Allan Levey and Dr. David Weinshenker from the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Emory University will discuss the characteristics of Alzheimer’s disease and how scientists and doctors are using neuroscience to improve diagnosis and treatment.


Wednesday, November 13

Williams Room of the Dunwoody Library

Refreshments – 6:30 PM Program – 7:00PM

Presented by the Friends of the Dunwoody Library


Dr. Allan Levey is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurology at Emory University, and he is Director of the Emory Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Dr. Levey has been at Emory University since 1991, where he has held a number of positions, including Director of Graduate Studies for the Neuroscience PhD Program, Founding Director of the Emory Center for Neurodegenerative Disease, and Director of the Emory MD/PhD Training Program. Dr. Levey is a neurologist and neuroscientist internationally recognized for his work in neurodegenerative disease and has more than 270 research publications.


Dr. David Weinshenker is a Professor in the Department of Human Genetics at Emory University and the Scientific Director of the Emory School of Medicine Rodent Behavioral Core facility. Dr. Weinshenker has been at Emory University since 2002, where he has held a number of positions including Director of Graduate Studies for the Molecular/Systems Pharmacology Graduate Program and Director of the Neuroscience Graduate Program. Dr. Weinshenker is known for his research on neurodegenerative diseases and affective disorders. He has published more than 100 journal articles.



Alzheimer’s Resources


Emory Healthcare Alzheimer’s Information (general info with links to other Emory resources and programs)

https://www.emoryhealthcare.org/neurology/alzheimers.html


Alzheimer’s Association (many separate areas of info) https://www.alz.org/


Alzheimer’s Association Support for caregivers https://www.alz.org/help-support/caregiving


Brain and Life (free online or print magazine with occasional articles about Alzheimer’s) https://www.brainandlife.org/the-magazine/


National Institute of Health (free publications available in print or as pdf files for downloading) https://order.nia.nih.gov/view-all-alzhemer-pubs


Alzheimer’s Foundation of America https://alzfdn.org/