Grand Opening of the Health & Wellness Center at the Lucile H. Bluford Branch
All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, and remain closed all day on Thursday, November 26, for Thanksgiving.
Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II will host Coffee with Cleaver as part of the grand opening festivities of the Health & Wellness Center.
The Center, a partnership between the Library, Truman Medical Centers, and the Penn Valley Community College Health Science Institute, is designed to significantly enhance the presentation of health, nutrition, and wellness information. The collections feature materials on topics ranging from teen pregnancy to diabetes; health kits for adults and teens containing books, DVDs, brochures, and articles relating to particular ailments, conditions, and diseases; and a machine to measure blood pressure.