Springboro Library

Mindful Home Organizing: Take the First Step


Getting organized can be a confidence booster, but emotions and personality traits need to be reassessed first, before attacking the physical clutter, we'll address emotional issues and learn some strategies for getting organized and staying organized.

Break free from clutter and learn to:

~ Let go of perfectionism, which holds you back

~ Stop procrastination and start organizing

~ Work against hoarding tendencies

~ Monitor what you allow into your home

~ Motivate family members to get organized

~ Apply specific strategies for your ADHD loved ones

~ Let go of guilt over your deceased loved one's items

~ Take steps to break your shopping habit

Lori Firsdon, owner of Forte Organizers, has been organizing professionally since 2006.  She is a regular Dayton Daily News columnist and has been featured on national television shows focusing on organizing, including A&E Hoarders.

Free to adults ages 16 and up.  Seating on a first come basis.


Teen Movie Program: Maleficent!

Celebrate National Popcorn Day (and Martin Luther King Day) with the library! Join us at Franklin and/or Springboro where we will have snacks and a movie!  Come and hang out with your friends and make some new ones! Registration is required, please sign up at the branch where you will be participating.  You MUST have a signed permission form (PG-13) for Guardians of the Galaxy being shown at Franklin. 

February Finance Workshops

Presented by J. Sayre Payne, Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.

Making the Most of Your Retirement Assets - February 3

~ The importance of defining your vision for a fulfilling life in retirement.

~ Tax considerations and investing strategies for your retirement accounts, including Roth IRA conversion.

~ Diversification for your retirement portfolio and maintain a longer-term perspective.

Protecting Your Wealth From Healthcare Costs in Retirement - February 10

~ Estimate your annual healthcare costs in retirement, including those not covered by Medicare.

~ Protect yourself against the costs of a significant health event that may require long-term care.

~ Integrate your healthcare costs into your overall retirement strategy.

Social Security and You:  Potential Strategies For Maximizing Benefits - February 17

~ Who is eligible for benefits?

~ Factors to consider before taking benefits.

~ When is the appropriate time to start taking benefits?

~ Strategies for potentially maximizing benefits.

Springboro Library Branch

These one-hour programs are free and open to adults ages 18 and up.  Seating on a first come basis.