Programs

Please join the Friends of the Dunwoody Library for our tenth annual We Love the (Dunwoody) Library Day celebrating WINGS AND WHEELS, on Saturday, February 22, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

There will be many activities for kids and for the inner kids in everyone, including operating model trains, exploring a race car and a police car, and getting to know parrots. Enjoy themed refreshments, crafts, and many photo opportunities, including one with a giant balloon biplane. Everyone also gets a souvenir to take home.

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

10:00 – 1:30 Welcome desk with giveaways for all — Choose from a car, a glider, a bird stamper, or racing- related notepads.

10:15 – 10:45 Storytime — Dunwoody Mayor Lynn Deutsch will share some good stories with children, with added activities by Youth Services Librarian Heather Maddux.

10:15 – 12:30 Photos with balloon biplane — Sallie Spain will work balloon magic with a giant photo opportunity.

10:15 – 1:15 Silent auction — featuring merchandise, restaurant dinners, and much more.

10:30 – 12:30 Operate model trains — with four different model train layouts presented by the North Atlanta O-Gauge Railroad Club.

10:30 – 12:30 Cars on display — featuring a vintage soapbox derby car.

11:00 – 12:00 Explore a police car — an officer from the Dunwoody Police Department will show the tools and technology our police use every day. Visitors may even have a chance to sound the siren!

11:00 – 1:00 Wings and Wheels refreshments — Behold food magic with theme-related treats by Sharon Follmer.

11:15 – 12:15 Pinwheels — Create your own functioning and beautiful pinwheel with Nan and Iona.

1:30 – 2:30 Parrots — Parrot Productions will present a special parrot show. Converse with them, hold them, and share a photo while learning all about these smart, colorful birds.

So… there will be wings and wheels of all kinds! And if she can take time out from sprinkling magic dust on the library books, the library fairy may even make an appearance.

All activities are presented by the Friends of the Dunwoody Library and are free to the public.

We Love the Library Day

Saturday, February 22, 2020

10:00 a.m. — 2:30 p.m.

Dunwoody Library

5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd.

Dunwoody, GA 30338

Phone: 770-512-4640

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/




CREEPY at the Dunwoody CRAWLY Library

DAY

Saturday, March 2, 2019

10:15 — Story Time (age 3 – 8) 10:30 – 12:30

UGA Insect Zoo Bee Hive Demo/Display Insect Eating Plants Wildlife Div. of GA Dept. of Natural Resources

1:00 – “Georgia’s Favorite Frogs”

by Linda May, Wildlife Div. of GA Dept. of Natural Resources

All Day

Refreshments Free to the Community!

Giant Silent Souvenirs

Auction Spider Photo Opp.



Welcome to Creepy Crawly Day at the Dunwoody Library

Mr Spider Welcomes You

Get your Bug Hat from Bug Lady

Snacks for All

Boy he is BIG

Oh My

Bees from Dunwoody

UGA Bugs for Kids

Plants that Eat Bugs

Goodbye Mr Spider

Programs and Non Profits We Support

Book Sale Volunteer

Getting Hard Back Books ready to donate to the VA Hospital

VFW Post 10822 Quartermaster

Delivering them to the VA Hospital.

Some of the other Non Profits we support are, Senior Centers, Pre Schools, Libraries, Boy Scouts sending text books overseas, Prison Libraries and The Salvation Army . We are always willing to talk with other Non Profits needing Books.