Explore the science of happiness with CCPL and Thrive

Explore the science of happiness with CCPL and Thrive

Release date: 12/20/2016

Explore the science of happiness with Cuyahoga County Public Library and Thrive
Monthly library programs focus on building practices and habits that lead to greater happiness

Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL) and Thrive Cleveland are partnering to offer Thrive at CCPL; a series of programs exploring experiences, practices and habits that lead to greater individual and community happiness. Each month we’ll explore a different happiness-related theme and book. These programs are free and open to the public. Registration is required. Register online or by calling the host branch.

Orange Branch
Thursday, January 12 / 7:00 PM
We’re going to tap into the power of being in the present moment with the book 10% Happier by Dan Harris. Mindfulness serves as a foundation of happiness. Mindfulness can open our brains to new ideas and experiences, and grow our awareness. Join us to learn simple ways you can incorporate mindfulness into your daily life and live in the moment. Register online
Garfield Heights Branch
Monday, February 27 / 7:00 PM
We’ll explore how creativity intersects with happiness and try out techniques for sparking new ideas. We’ll put Austin Kleon’s 10 Practices of Creative People from the book Steal Like an Artist into practice and discover new ways to fit creativity into our daily lives. Register online
Brook Park Branch
Wednesday, March 8 / 7:00 PM New research in the field of positive psychology affirms the power of habit to grow and sustain happiness over time.  In this session, we’ll preview Charles Duhigg’s book The Power of Habit. Join us and learn strategies for growing new healthy habits for yourself and others. Register online

About Cuyahoga County Public Library
At Cuyahoga County Public Library we are committed to our mission of being at the center of community life by creating an environment where reading, lifelong learning and civic engagement thrive and our vision to be the most convenient library system in the country.

Hallie Rich
Communications & External Relations Director
Robert J. Rua
Assistant Marketing & Communications Director