Illumination Garden

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The Delaware County District Library (DCDL) Orange Branch has transformed the Imagination Garden into the “Illumination Garden” for the holiday season, with the help of thousands of twinkling lights and a donation from Meijer.

Located at the Orange Branch Library, the Illumination Garden will be on display every night from dusk to dawn now through the end of January. Guiding the path through the garden are lit trees, snowmen, and even an appearance by Santa’s sleigh and reindeer.

NaNoWriMo 2016

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NaNoWriMo, though it sounds like an alien greeting from the planet Ork, is actually the abbreviated version of a month-long celebration for writers called “National Novel Writing Month.”

During the month of November, writers are encouraged to pen a novel of 50,000 words and are given ample support though online forums, write-ins, writers’ discussion groups and more. NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel.

Find Pokémon at DCDL

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We are certainly living in a mobile world. If you haven’t heard lately, something phenomenal happened in America on July 6 called Pokémon GO. The mobile app uses location-based augmented reality technology. It encourages users to interact with the world around them through the eyes of their mobile devices as they try to catch and collect Pokémon species and other necessary Pokémon-catching tools.

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