Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

How Human Noise Affects Ocean Habitats – Oceanographer Kate Stafford

Oceanographer Kate Stafford lowers us into the sonically rich depths of the Arctic Ocean, where ice groans, whales sing to communicate over vast distances — and climate change and human noise threaten to alter the environment in ways we don’t understand. Learn more about why this underwater soundscape matters and what we might do to protect it. Click here.

Health and Recreation

In the Kitchen with Matt – Easy Apple Crisp

With apple season around the corner, check out this easy recipe to make apple crisp to sweeten up your life.
Click here to get started.

Staying Alive Disco Chair Yoga

Try this seated disco class that will take you back to the 70s!
Click here to have some fun.

The Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is in Richmond on the outskirts of London, and is one of the most amazing gardens in the world. There is always something new happening at Kew Gardens, click here for a short tour.

Inside the Vaults at the National Archives – “The Magellans of the Sky”

In this Inside the Vaults video short, Prologue staff writer Rob Crotty describes the journey of eight Army airmen as they set out in 1924 to be the first humans to ever circle the globe by air. On their flight over Arctic mountain passes and vast Indian deserts, they would lose half their planes and set numerous records to become the “Magellans of the Sky.
Click here to learn about this incredible journey.

Upcoming Alexandria Library Events

eResources Happy Hour – Wednesday, September 2 – 6-7 pm

Learn about the many electronic resources, including ebooks and eaudiobooks, available through the library in this virtual zoom event.
Click here for more information and to register.

Food, Travel & Maps – AtoZ Databases Review – Thursday, September 3 – 10:00 – 11:00 am

Learn how to get access to thousands of recipes, cooking instruction, travel information and maps of all kinds! To register click here.
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