Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

How to Speak so that People will want to Listen

Have you ever felt like you’re talking, but nobody is listening? Here’s Julian Treasure to help. In this useful talk, the sound expert demonstrates the how-to’s of powerful speaking — from some handy vocal exercises to tips on how to speak with empathy. Click here to listen.

Health and Recreation

Pumpkin Bread – Tis the Season

Check out this short video from the Preppy Kitchen on how to make a delicious pumpkin bread. Click here to get started.

The “Monster Mash” Seated Exercise Routine

Check out this easy chair exercise with a Halloween twist.
Click here and get ready to have some fun!

Autumn in New England

Click here for a tour of the fall foliage in New England
accompanied by the music of Vivaldi.

Upcoming Alexandria Library Events

Holiday Cooking with Digital Resources – Wednesday, Nov. 4 – 10 – 11 am

Get a jump start on your holiday cooking and baking by checking out the library’s resources and free online programs to inspire and organize your holiday cooking this year! Click here for more information and to register.

World Short Story Discussion Group – Thursday, Nov. 5 – 7:00 – 8:30pm

Join in for a virtual discussion of the following two stories: “The Cracked Looking Glass Full” by Katherine Anne Porter and “Lullaby” by Leslie Marmon Silko. You can find the story by Katherine Anne Porter in “100 Years of the Best American Short Stories” edited by Lorrie Moore.  Click here to register.


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