Lunch-N-Learn Archive

March 2023

Financial Wellness
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
12:00 - 12:45 p.m.

Your financial wellness has to do with your relationship with money and feeling secure about your financial future. We use this class to understand the different elements that help you meet your financial needs and the steps to move forward. Topics covered include:

  • Understanding different stressors
  • Setting up savings
  • Fix your money mindset

In this class you will have a better understanding of what ingredients in your financial life you need to work on to get yourself heading towards building wealth.

Presenter: Adriane Shands, VP, Learning and Development Manager, Central Bank


February 2023

Growing as a Community: Seed Libraries & CSAs
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
12:00 - 12:45 p.m.

Come learn about Lawrence Public Library’s Seed Library, gardening resources and nature-related events available to you for free at the library. Stay to hear Karen Pendelton talk about Pendelton’s Country Market, a local family farm, and their Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. By signing up to receive weekly bags of fresh, locally grown produce, you can eat healthy and support your local community all season long.

Terese Winters, Information Services Librarian, Lawrence Public Library
Karen Pendelton, Owner, Pendelton’s Country Market


January 2023

Mindfulness Meditation to Manage Your Daily Life Stress
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
12:00 - 12:45 p.m.

This presentation will provide participants an opportunity to learn the principles of mindfulness meditation and its usefulness in managing daily life stressors. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in a meditation practice and learn ways to incorporate mindfulness in their daily life to manage their stress and take care of their mental health.

Presenter: Alex Barajas, PhD, Licensed Psychologist, Counseling and Psychological Services


November 2022

Reclaiming Your Space
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
12:00 - 12:45 p.m.

Have you ever thought that your house is becoming more of a warehouse than a place to live? Get rid of what's taking up space and give this presentation a try! Francine Jay, said "Your home is a living space, not storage space."

Presenter: Barbara Oldham, Professional Organizer, The Inspired Home by B