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Desert Foothills Library Independent Film Festival 2014

July – August, Fridays, 10:30 a.m. - Noon

Award-Winners from Festivals Around the World


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2014 Desert Foothills Library Photography Contest reception

Saturday, July 12th

4:30pm - 6:00pm


2014 Desert Foothills Library Photography Contest reception. All welcome. Besides refreshments there will be an announcement of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd place finishers along with 10 Honorable Mentions. Jeff Kida from Arizona Highways Magazine was the judge and made many difficult decisions. 106 images were entered in the contest and 50 images will be displayed in the Library.


Introduction to The Meeks Method: Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis and Postural Changes of Aging

Thursday, July 17th

2:00pm - 3:00pm


This bone-safe program is a comprehensive 12-point approach to the physical therapy prevention and treatment of osteoporosis, adaptable to all levels of care and age groups. Therapy includes instruction in body mechanics for daily living and exercises for postural correction, strengthening, flexibility, balance, and weight-bearing activities. These exercises can improve body alignment, restore some body height, and reduce the risk of falls and fracture. Presented by Shane Sullivan, licensed physical therapist and owner of SpineScottsdale Physical Therapy, who specializes in the physical therapy management of persons with spine disorders and osteoporosis.


Limited seating.


Register: 480-488-2286. Part of our “Focus on Your Health” series with Scottsdale Healthcare.



DFLA Book Club

Our Book Club meets at the Library at 10 a.m. on the second Tuesday of every month





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