Even if you’ve never touched a musical instrument – or at least not since elementary school music class – taking one up now is a good way to help keep the brain healthy. Playing an instrument engages every part of the central nervous system.
About Jon DarlingMember, Fearrington Cares Board of Directors (September 2017 - September 2019), Vice-President (September 2018-September 2019) and Chair, Communications Committee.
Doxing is the act of searching for people’s personal information over the internet. The term comes from “document tracing,” which involves collecting documents belonging to a person or company to learn more about them. A revenge tactic, doxing and involves the malicious targeting, compiling and public release of personally identifiable information (PII) to perpetrate harassment, revenge, identity theft or potential violence against a target.
Chatham County Public Libraries began offering curbside pick-up service on June 22, 2020. Pick-up service is being offered at all three branch locations and is by phone appointment only, Monday-Friday, 10:00am-4:00pm. Library facilities remain closed to the public.
To request library materials for pick up call your local branch to reserve materials and to schedule a pick-up time. Your items will be checked-out to your account, processed and bagged by library staff. Staff will be placing held items outside the library and assisting customers with pick-up during scheduled appointment times. Library staff will be wearing protective face coverings and gloves. Protective face coverings are recommended for patrons when picking up library materials.
To place holds at the Chatham Community Library in Pittsboro, call 919-545-8084 or 919-545-8085. For the Goldston Branch, call 919-898-4522, and for Wren Memorial Library in Siler City, call 919-742-2016. All three locations will maintain the same hours of operations for placing holds and picking up items, Monday-Friday, 10:00am-4:00pm. Phone lines may be busy due to high call volume. Please call back.
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Chatham Community Library is offering free classes on Microsoft Word, genealogy basics, and job interview skills in August. While the library is closed, all classes will be presented virtually via GoToMeeting. Register online to receive a meeting link. A description of each class, including topics covered and prerequisites for attending, can be found by clicking on the class name below.
- Microsoft Word Basics, Part 1: August 4, Tuesday, 3:00 pm
- Microsoft Word Basics, Part 2: August 11, Tuesday, 3:00 pm
- Genealogy 101: August 25, Tuesday, 3:00 pm
- Job Interview Skills: August 26, Wednesday, 3:00 pm
A recent Journal on Aging and Social Policy research article highlighted the critical role of Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, built on their ability to quickly assess, coordinate, and respond to the local needs of older adults.