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Make your Own Mental Health Self-Care Kit

Part of the Summer Hygge Series

2022-07-07 19:00:00 2022-07-07 20:00:00 America/Chicago Make your Own Mental Health Self-Care Kit Join EPL’s Social Worker Tabitha Ledbetter to learn about how to create your own Self Care Kit and explore ideas for what to include in it. Main Library

Thursday, July 07
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-07-07 19:00:00 2022-07-07 20:00:00 America/Chicago Make your Own Mental Health Self-Care Kit Join EPL’s Social Worker Tabitha Ledbetter to learn about how to create your own Self Care Kit and explore ideas for what to include in it. Main Library

Main Library

Zoom Main 1 (Virtual)

Join EPL’s Social Worker Tabitha Ledbetter to learn about how to create your own Self Care Kit and explore ideas for what to include in it.

Make your Own Self Care Kit Virtual Session:

Life can be very overwhelming at times, and there are things we can do to take care of ourselves, soothe ourselves, or distract ourselves through a difficult time. One of these very tangible things is a Mental Health Self Care Kit filled with soothing things that can help us through a tough moment. This VIRTUAL presentation will provide an introduction on what a Self Care Kit is, how to create your own kit, and explore ideas for what to include in it. Participants will learn how to incorporate the five senses into the kits and be introduced to practical grounding exercises. 

Follow up in-person drop-in workshops:

Participants are encouraged to take what they have learned from this presentation and create their own self care kits, either on their own or at one of two in-person drop-in workshops offered.

Visit us at the Robert Crown Branch on Saturday July 9th 11am-1pm or at the Main Library on Monday July 11th 5-7pm to pick up some self-care items, as well as information and resources to add to your Mental Health Tool Kit.

Tabitha Ledbetter is The Evanston Public Library’s Social Worker through Ascension Illinois. For questions about this event or to  talk with the Social Worker, you can email her at tledbetter@cityofevanston.org or call (847) 448-8659.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Health & Wellness |

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Main Library

EPLInfo@cityofevanston.org
Phone: (847)448-8600
Branch manager
Heather Norborg, Interim Library Director

Hours
We're closed Monday July 04 due to Independence Day
Mon, Jun 27 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 28 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 29 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 30 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jul 01 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 02 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jul 03 12:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

The Main library is an epicenter of information and the various forms of literacy. Its assets expand beyond books, audiobooks and DVDs to include public Internet stations and building-wide Wi-Fi, arts performances and displays, author presentations, financial and immigration programs, and much more. The Main Library is the primary focus of our absolute and continuous commitment to meeting the diverse expectations and needs of Evanston residents.

La Biblioteca Principal es un epicentro de información y diversas formas de alfabetización. Sus colecciones se expanden más allá de los libros, audiolibros y DVD para incluir estaciones públicas de Internet y Wi-Fi en todo el edificio, presentaciones y exhibiciones artísticas, presentaciones de autores, programas financieros y de inmigración, y mucho más. La Biblioteca Principal es el enfoque nuestro compromiso absoluto y continuo para cumplir con las diversas expectativas y necesidades de los residentes de Evanston.

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Mon, Jun 27, All day
Main Library

Mon, Jun 27, 9:00am - 10:00am
Main Library

Mon, Jun 27, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Levy Center 300 Dodge Ave.

Mon, Jun 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Robert Crown Branch Library - Reading Garden

Mon, Jun 27, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library

Mon, Jun 27, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

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Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room
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Robert Crown Branch Library

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Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

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Main Library - Seminar Room (312)

Tue, Jun 28, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Fleetwood-Jourdain

Tue, Jun 28, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
New venue Main Library - Falcon Room (303)

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Main Library

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Main Library

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Main Library

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Mason Park

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Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

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Main Library

Thu, Jun 30, 9:30am - 10:30am
Robert Crown Branch Library - Reading Garden

Thu, Jun 30, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Zoom - All registrants will receive an email with a zoom link and instructions on how to join this class prior to its convening.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jun 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 2 (Virtual)

Thu, Jun 30, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom - All registrants will receive an email with a zoom link and instructions on how to join this class prior to its convening.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jun 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - The Loft

Thu, Jun 30, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Brummel-Dobson Park

Thu, Jun 30, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

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Main Library - Seminar Room (312)

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Main Library

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Sat, Jul 02, All day
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Sat, Jul 02, 12:00pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - Seminar Room (312)

Sat, Jul 02, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Tue, Jul 05, All day
Main Library

Tue, Jul 05, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Tue, Jul 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Main Library

Wed, Jul 06, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library

Canceled
Wed, Jul 06, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Main Library

Wed, Jul 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
New venue Robert Crown Branch Library - Zoom Robert Crown (Virtual)
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jul 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 1 (Virtual)

Thu, Jul 07, All day
Main Library

Thu, Jul 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Robert Crown Branch Library - Reading Garden

Thu, Jul 07, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Zoom - All registrants will receive an email with a zoom link and instructions on how to join this class prior to its convening.

Thu, Jul 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 2 (Virtual)

Thu, Jul 07, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom - All registrants will receive an email with a zoom link and instructions on how to join this class prior to its convening.

Thu, Jul 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - The Loft

Thu, Jul 07, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Reading Garden

Thu, Jul 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Library

Thu, Jul 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 1 (Virtual)

Fri, Jul 08, All day
Main Library

Fri, Jul 08, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Seminar Room (312)

Fri, Jul 08, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Sat, Jul 09, All day
Main Library

Sat, Jul 09, 10:25am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Sat, Jul 09, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Robert Crown Library - Lobby

Sat, Jul 09, 12:00pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - Seminar Room (312)

Sat, Jul 09, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Robert Crown Branch Library

Sat, Jul 09, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library

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Main Library - Lobby

Sat, Jul 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Children's Public Conference Room (106)

Sun, Jul 10, All day
Main Library

Sun, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Reading Garden

Mon, Jul 11, All day
Main Library

Mon, Jul 11, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Levy Center 300 Dodge Ave. - Lobby

Mon, Jul 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Robert Crown Branch Library - Reading Garden

Mon, Jul 11, 11:00am - 1:00pm
James Park

Mon, Jul 11, 11:00am - 11:40am
James Park

Mon, Jul 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Mon, Jul 11, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Mon, Jul 11, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Falcon Room (303)

Mon, Jul 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 1 (Virtual)

Tue, Jul 12, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Tue, Jul 12, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Tue, Jul 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room (104)

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Fleetwood-Jourdain

Tue, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Seminar Room (312)

Tue, Jul 12, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Twiggs Park

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Main Library

Wed, Jul 13, All day
Main Library

Wed, Jul 13, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 1 (Virtual)

Wed, Jul 13, 11:00am - 1:00pm
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Wed, Jul 13, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Erie Family Health Center 1285 Hartrey Ave.

Wed, Jul 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library

Wed, Jul 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library

Canceled
Wed, Jul 13, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Main Library

Thu, Jul 14, All day
Main Library

Thu, Jul 14, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Zoom - All registrants will receive an email with a zoom link and instructions on how to join this class prior to its convening.

Thu, Jul 14, 1:30pm - 2:10pm
Main Library - Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room (104)

Thu, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 2 (Virtual)

Thu, Jul 14, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom - All registrants will receive an email with a zoom link and instructions on how to join this class prior to its convening.

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Main Library - The Loft

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Brummel-Dobson Park

Thu, Jul 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 1 (Virtual)

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Bookends & Beginnings Bookstore Courtyard

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Main Library

Fri, Jul 15, All day
Main Library

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Main Library - Seminar Room (312)

Fri, Jul 15, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

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Main Library - Zoom Kids 1 (Virtual)

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Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

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Robert Crown Branch Library

Fri, Jul 15, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Reading Garden

Sat, Jul 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Sat, Jul 16, 12:00pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - Seminar Room (312)

Sat, Jul 16, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Sun, Jul 17, All day
Main Library

Sun, Jul 17, All day
Main Library

Sun, Jul 17, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Sun, Jul 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 2 (Virtual)

Mon, Jul 18, All day
Main Library

Mon, Jul 18, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Levy Center 300 Dodge Ave. - Lobby

Mon, Jul 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Robert Crown Branch Library

Mon, Jul 18, 11:00am - 1:00pm
James Park

Mon, Jul 18, 11:00am - 11:40am
James Park

Mon, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Mon, Jul 18, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Clark St. Beach

Mon, Jul 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 1 (Virtual)

Tue, Jul 19, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Tue, Jul 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room (104)

Tue, Jul 19, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Fleetwood-Jourdain

Tue, Jul 19, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Tue, Jul 19, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Library

Wed, Jul 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Mason Park

Wed, Jul 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - We will be meeting in the larger Programming Room of Robert Crown.

Wed, Jul 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 2 (Virtual)

Wed, Jul 20, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Main Library - Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room (104)

Wed, Jul 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Temperance Beer Co

Wed, Jul 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
New venue Robert Crown Branch Library - Zoom Robert Crown (Virtual)
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jul 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library - Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room (104)

Thu, Jul 21, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Zoom - All registrants will receive an email with a zoom link and instructions on how to join this class prior to its convening.

Thu, Jul 21, 1:30pm - 2:10pm
Main Library - Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room (104)

Thu, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 2 (Virtual)

Thu, Jul 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom - All registrants will receive an email with a zoom link and instructions on how to join this class prior to its convening.

Thu, Jul 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - The Loft

Thu, Jul 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Brummel-Dobson Park

Thu, Jul 21, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Reading Garden

Thu, Jul 21, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - The Loft

Thu, Jul 21, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Library

Fri, Jul 22, All day
Main Library

Fri, Jul 22, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Seminar Room (312)

Fri, Jul 22, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Fri, Jul 22, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library

Sat, Jul 23, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Sat, Jul 23, 12:00pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - Seminar Room (312)

Sun, Jul 24, All day
Main Library

Mon, Jul 25, All day
Main Library

Mon, Jul 25, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Levy Center 300 Dodge Ave. - Lobby

Mon, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Robert Crown Branch Library

Mon, Jul 25, 11:00am - 1:00pm
James Park

Mon, Jul 25, 11:00am - 11:40am
James Park

Mon, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Falcon Room (303)

Tue, Jul 26, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Tue, Jul 26, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Main Library - Seminar Room (312)

Tue, Jul 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room (104)

Tue, Jul 26, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Fleetwood-Jourdain

Tue, Jul 26, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Fleetwood-Jourdain

Tue, Jul 26, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107),Small Meeting Room (108)

Tue, Jul 26, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Twiggs Park

Tue, Jul 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 2 (Virtual)

Wed, Jul 27, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Mason Park

Wed, Jul 27, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Erie Family Health Center 1285 Hartrey Ave.

Wed, Jul 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library

Wed, Jul 27, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Main Library - Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room (104)