Last week Danville High School said farewell to it’s senior class. Graduation parties are popping up around town or have already taken place. The library would like to extend our congratulations to graduates of DHS as well as our local private and home school grads. We also cheer on graduates moving on from Danville Area Community College and Lakeview College of Nursing.
Even as you leave your structured learning environments (and possibly move onto a new one), here at the library we know that learning never stops. The library is here to support your reading habits beyond the classroom, whenever you need help with skills, encouraging words, or even just something fun!
Learn the facts behind why it’s so difficult to make friends in adulthood, what you can do to evaluate your current social circle, and how to put yourself out there and meet new people.
A simple guide to one of life’s most essential skills: cooking. New to the kitchen? Living on your own for the first time? Don’t be intimidated! This useful guide has everything you need to cook yourself real meals with real food. Centered around 10 basic lessons to get you comfortable in the kitchen, this book will get you whipping up nutritious meals, satisfying snacks, and simple desserts for you and your friends in no time. Also included are notes on knife skills, essential (and nonessential) cooking tools, and stocking your pantry. This is your go-to guide for cooking basics. — Publisher’s description.
Guides first-year students and their families through the transition process, during the summer after high school graduation and throughout the school year, preparing students to succeed and thrive as they transition and adapt to college. The book draws on the authors’ experience teaching, writing curricula, and designing programs for thousands of first-year college students over decades.
Before he inspired the world with Hamilton and was catapulted to international fame, Miranda was inspiring his Twitter followers with words of encouragement at the beginning and end of each day. He wrote these original sayings, aphorisms, and poetry for himself as much as for others. But as Miranda’s audience grew, these messages took on a life on their own.
Advice in rhyme for proceeding in life; weathering fear, loneliness, and confusion; and being in charge of your actions.