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Please register for all programs via the links below or by calling the library at 875-9004. There will be no confirmation sent for online registration, unless more information is needed.

 

Educational & Instructional Seminars:   

    

 

Tips for Hiring a General Contractor  Register Here

Tuesday, January 29, 7:00 pm  

Thinking of a spring home renovation? A renovation project is a process. Come discover: how to determine your goals for the project (craftsmanship, cost, etc.), how to find the best contractor to meet these goals, what really determines a GOOD general contractor, your role in the project, important questions to ask and more.

 

Defensive Driving Program - CLOSED

Saturday, February 9, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

FEE: $45/$35 for Seniors

The Defensive Driving Insurance Reduction Program is a 6-hour course consisting of a series of films and discussions about driving attitudes and behaviors. It is designed for licensed drivers, but those with permits may attend. Completion of the course results in a ten percent liability insurance discount to the principal operator as well as a maximum of four points off the driver's violation record. Please register at the Library. Payment is required at time of registration - cash or a check made out to John Coxen. This program is full.  A new session will be offered on September 7. 

 

Sunday Film: Five Seasons – The Gardens of Piet Oudolf  Register Here
Sunday, February 10, 4:30 pm

This documentary takes us inside the creative process of author and landscape designer Piet Oudolf, visiting his own gardens and his signature public works (eg. The High Line). Sponsored by the Lewisboro Garden Club and Copia Home & Garden. There is a suggested donation of $5 per person.


Essential Online Health Info for Older Adults  Register Here
Saturday, February 23, 11:00 am

Learn how to find, use, and assess the online health information you need. Discover the authoritative sources on health matters - from diseases to the evaluation of doctors and hospitals, drugs and supplements to Medicare management - all while keeping safe online.


Author Talk: The Great Stain, Witnessing American Slavery  Register Here
Sunday, February 24, 2:00 pm
Author Noel Rae’s book integrates firsthand accounts of repression and resistance into a narrative history that tells the story of American slavery from its origins in Africa to its abolition.


Lewisboro Volunteer Fair
Saturday, March 2, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Give back to your Community! This annual event pairs would-be volunteers with local agencies in need of help. Please take the time to stop by and speak with local groups who will have tables at the Library with information on their services and volunteer needs. Drop in on our “Helping Hands” stations for all ages and make much-needed items to donate to non-profits. To register your agency, contact Liz Gabriele at 875-9004. There is no fee for participation.

 

What’s Next in My Life & Career?  Register Here
Thursday, March 7, 7:00 pm

Discovering possibilities after 50. A professional career counselor will discuss how people over 50 can reinvent themselves. Find out what employers look for when hiring mature workers. Explore work and volunteer options. Learn about the latest job search strategies and how to handle challenging issues. Offered through the Westchester Library System's WEBs Career & Educational Counseling Service.


History Series: The Irish Potato Famine of 1845  Register Here
Sunday, March 10, 2:00 pm

Irish History Historian Tom O’Reilly presents a discussion on the Irish Potato Famine of 1845 and the more than a million starving Irish people who immigrated to America in search of a better life.


Postpartum Tips for Expecting Parents  Register Here
Saturday, March 16, 10:30 am

Certified doula Marina D'Amore discusses what to expect after bringing baby home - including breastfeeding, bonding, must-haves and newborn care.


Reader’s Theater for Adults  Register Here
Tuesdays, March 19 & 26, April 2 & 9, 7:00 pm

Each week we’ll dive into a one-act play (mystery, comedy and old-time radio dramas) and act out the parts sitting down. Actively participate in literature with other armchair thespians. Led by author and writing teacher Kim Kovach.


The “Black Sox” and other Sports Betting Scandals  Register Here
Sunday, March 24, 2:00 pm

It’s the 100th anniversary of the White Sox World Series betting scandal. Journalist Evan Weiner takes a look at that momentous event, as well as modern scandals involving football, college basketball, and of course Pete Rose.


Bookshelf Blitz  Register Here
Wednesday, April 3, 8:30 am

Join the staff before opening for a light breakfast and straightening up of the Library shelves.


Armchair Tour of the Cross River Cemetery  Register Here
Sunday, April 7, 2:00 pm

Take a virtual tour of the Cross River/Reynolds Cemetery, the final resting place for hundreds of residents who came before and added to the history of our town. Hear the stories of their tragedies and successes as we stroll the hallowed hillside from the comfort of the Library.


Demystifying Medicare & Healthcare Coverage for Seniors  Register Here
Saturday, April 13, 10:15 am – 1:00 pm

This interactive presentation is to help those who already have Medicare, as well as people soon to be 65, planning their retirement, or assisting relatives and friends with their medical decisions.
 

Sunday Matinee: Eight Men Out  Register Here
Sunday, April 14, 1:30 pm

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the "Black Sox" Scandal. In 1919, a group of professional gamblers offered the White Sox's best athletes a fortune to throw the World Series, and the players agreed. This drama depicts the fallout in the sports world - and America - when the dark secret gets out.

 

On the President's Secret Service  Register Here

Sunday, May 5, 4:00 pm

Joseph Russo worked for twenty years as a Special Agent of the U.S. Secret Service, managing Security arrangements for the New York Protection Squad and later in charge of Presidential Security for Bill Clinton. He’ll discuss the history of the Service and his personal experiences as a Secret Service Agent on duty.

 

EARRING DESIGN WORKSHOP  Register Here

Sunday, May 5, 4:00 pm

Make earrings to keep and earrings to donate to women's shelters.  Led by Joan Lloyd, who donates over 700 pairs of earrings each month.

 

 

Technology Classes: 

 

Android Tips and Tricks  Register Here
Thursday, February 14, 2:00 pm

Learn how to get the most from your Android. Bring along your device and your Google Playstore ID and password.


iPad/iPhone Tips and Tricks  Register Here
Thursday, January 24, 2:00 pm OR
Tuesday, February 12, 11:00 am OR
Wednesday, March 13, 11:00 am

Learn useful tips, tricks and apps for the iPad/iPhone. Must know your Apple ID and password.


Online Learning  Register Here
Saturday, February 2, 2:00 pm

From free tutoring to documentaries and websites, the Library offers FREE learning resources for every age group. Discover what resources you can access from the comfort of your home.


Present with PowerPoint  Register Here
Saturday, February 23, 2:00 pm

Discover how to tell a persuasive story with PowerPoint. Come have fun and learn about this great presentation tool.


Control Your Online Privacy  Register Here
Saturday, March 23, 11:00 am

Learn how you are tracked, reduce your digital footprint and be safer online.


Cutting the Cord  Register Here
Saturday, April 6, 11:00 am

Tired of the rising costs of watching TV? Find out about cost-saving alternatives to cable and satellite television.


Google Docs  Register Here
Saturday, May 4, 11:00 am

See your documents anywhere - on any device. Edit them, back them up and collaborate with others.


Free Digital Downloads  Register Here
Saturday, May 18, 11:00 am

Do you read eBooks or listen to audiobooks? Watch movies? Listen to music? Learn about the FREE digital services available from your Library.

 

Download Books & More and Other Technical Assistance

Individual appointments and coaching are available to get you started on using the Library's downloadable digital media and streaming services and to answer other basic technology questions. Please contact the Library for an appointment.

 

 

Films & Recurring Programs:

 

BROWN BAG FILM SERIES   Register Here

First & Third Tuesdays of the Month, 1:00 pm

Bring your lunch and enjoy alternating new film releases and documentaries on the first and third Tuesdays.

 

February 5 - Christopher Robin

An adult Christopher Robin, who has lost his sense of imagination and is now focused on his new life, work, and family, suddenly meets his old friend Winnie the Pooh and returns to the Hundred Acre Wood to help find Pooh's lost friends.

 

February 19 - Tea with the Dames

They're in their seventh decade of cutting-edge, career defining performances on stage and screen. In this delightful film, Dames Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith get together for tea to reminisce and discuss their acting careers and friendship that spans more than half a century.

 

 

Evening Film Series  Register Here
Tuesday or Friday Evenings, 7:00 pm,

By request, we are now showing the occasional Brown Bag Film selection in the evening as well. The next movie is The Wife, starring Golden Globe winner Glenn Close, on Tuesday, March 12. The film follows a wife who questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, who is set to receive the Nobel prize in literature.

 

STITCH TOGETHER
Meets: Weekly on Fridays at 1:00 pm
             Monthly on third Thursday of the month, 7:00 pm

This casual gathering of those who knit/crochet has two sessions to accommodate member schedules. Daytime group meets weekly on Fridays and the evening group meets on the third Thursday of each month. Bring a project you are working on.

 

Book Groups:

 

Lewisboro Library Book Group

The Lewisboro Library Book Group usually meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. The group does not meet in August or December. The book selection for February 20 is The Door, by Magda Szabo. The book selection for March 20 is Gilead, by Marilynne Robinson. The book selection for April 24 is Milkman, by Anna Burns.  Books are available through the Westchester Library System. New members are always welcome in this adult, co-ed book group. For more information contact Myrna or Steve Shomstein at 533-2550.

 

Senior Book Group at South Salem Firehouse

This book group meets during the Lewisboro Senior Adults meeting at the South Salem Firehouse on the third Wednesday (usually) of each month at 11 am. The book selection for February 20 is Educated: a Memoir, by Tara Westover.  The book selection for March 20 is The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz

There is no December meeting. The Library will provide copies of the book to all participants. Large print copies and CD audio books are also available upon request. All seniors are welcome to participate. Please contact the library if you need a copy of the book.

 

 

 

 

 

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