Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Catasauqua library: CPR training set for April 26 at Public Library of Catasauqua

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Regional Emergency Medical Services paramedic Maria Wescoe, RN, will partner with Catasauqua’s emergency management coordinator Joe Carl to present “You Can Save a Life” 6 p.m. April 26. This one-time CPR training session is geared to giving you skills that will enable you to give aid in an emergency situation.

You will have an opportunity to work on a lifelike model to get a sense of what it would be like to give emergency CPR until help arrives.

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Award-winning actor, producer, designer, library supporter and avid reader Sarah Jessica Parker is the honorary chair for the American Library Association’s unique “Book Club Central.”

For the club’s readers, Parker is selecting books throughout the year so that she can share her love of reading.

She tells us, “From an early age, books were my constant companions and my local library a place I could find a new friend on every shelf.”

Your library has all four books that she has selected to date: “Stay With Me” by Ayobami Adebayo, “Exit West” by Mohsin Hamid, “Anatomy of a Miracle” by Jonathan Miles and “No One Is Coming to Save Us” by Stephanie Powell Watts. When you read her picks, you are participating in a nationwide network of readers.

Look for her selections among the display of our newest books.

For more information, visit ala.org and search “Sarah Jessica Parker.”

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NEW BOOKS

Fiction: “Beartown,” Fredrik Bachman; “The Fallen,” David Baldacci; “I’ve Got My Eyes on You,” Mary Higgins Clark; “The Sixth Day,” Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison; “The Rising Sea,” Clive Cussler and Graham Brown; “The 17th Suspect,” James Patterson; “Twisted Prey,” John Sandford; “Shoot First,” Stuart Woods

Nonfiction: “A Higher Loyalty,” James Comey; “Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump,” Michael Isikoff and David Corn; “Meghan: A Hollywood Princess,” Andrew Morton; “Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends,” Peter Schweizer; “I’ve Been Thinking ... Reflections, Prayers and Meditations for a Meaningful Life,” Maria Shriver

Children: “I’ve Loved You Since Forever,” Hoda Kotb; “Dog Man,” Dav Pilkey; “Dog Man and Cat Kid,” Dav Pilkey; “Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties,” Dav Pilkey; “Dog Man Unleashed,” Dav Pilkey