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Resources to Recognize Suicide Risk

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How to Recognize When a Loved One Is Suicidal

Acknowledging the warning signs of suicidal thoughts is both upsetting and frightening. You may not know where to begin or how you can help. However, the first step to preventing the suicide of a loved one is recognizing the warning signs so that action can be taken. Here are a few of the most common warning signs.

Giving Away Possessions

Walking Clubs

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The Delaware County District Library is encouraging readers to exercise their bodies and their minds this summer. In the spirit of movement and fitness, the Powell, Ostrander and Delaware Main libraries are all kicking off walking clubs this month.  

Additional Drive-Up Hours

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Additional Drive-Up Window Hours at Orange Branch Library

The Delaware County District Library Orange Branch, beginning Mon. April 4, will open its drive-up window for patrons during the peak morning commute hours. The window will open from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday through Friday, and remain open during regular branch operating hours.

Outreach Storytime Craft For Local Seniors

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During a Delaware County District Library Outreach storytime children learned about our services in the community and helped paint pinecones to craft into flowers.  These flowers were distributed to our patrons on the bookmobile at local assisted and independent living communities.  We snapped pictures of the patrons receiving the flowers and brought them back to the next storytime to show the children.

Community and Family Outreach Services

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During a recent Delaware County District Library Outreach storytime children learned about our services in the community and helped paint pinecones to craft into flowers. 

These flowers were distributed to our patrons on the Bookmobile route at local assisted and independent living communities. We snapped pictures of the patrons receiving the flowers and brought them back to the next storytime to show the children. They were excited to see their painted pinecone flowers that one preschooler shouted “Cool!” 

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