Adult Programs and Special Events
Jay Prince & Friends
Friday, November 10, 8:00 pm, door open at 7:30
Tickets: $30 person general seating/$60 person table
Jay brings an
all-star lineup of musicians for an amazing evening of funky jazz, blues
and music for the soul!
Last year’s concert sold out – so get your tickets today! Tickets may be
purchased at the Library or online via the button below. Wine, beer and
dessert are included.
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.
October 4, 8:30 am
staff before the library opens for a shelf-cleaning party. It’s a great
way for us to get our shelves in order, and for you to uncover some
interesting treasures in our collection. A light breakfast will be
South Salem Ghost Walk
October 27, 7:00 pm
Town historian Maureen Koehl
will lead a “Ghost Walk,” a one-hour walking tour of local sites with a
haunted history. Thrill seekers and history buffs should meet at the
Library at 7 pm –
volunteers needed to be our “ghosts” – please contact the Library!
Celebrate Women’s Suffrage Centennial: 1917-2017
Votes for Women
November 12, 4:00 pm
In 2017, it will be 100 years
since New York State signed women's suffrage into law. Professor Susan
Goodier examines the Women’s Suffrage and Anti-Suffrage movements
through political cartoons.
program, which is free and open to the public, is made possible through
the support of the New York Council for the Humanities’ Public Scholars
Votes for Women:
Celebrating New York’s Suffrage
November, the Library will host a photo exhibit from the New York State
Museum, Albany, entitled
Votes for Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage
The exhibit is made possible through the generous support of the League
of Women Voters of North East Westchester (LWVNEW) serving Bedford,
Lewisboro, Mt. Kisco, North Salem, and Pound Ridge.
Classics for a Cause: “Up”
December 1, 7:00 pm
Come watch the uplifting
the 2010 Academy Award winner for best animated feature. Entrance “fee”
is a non-perishable food item for donation to the Northern Westchester
Community Center’s food pantry! Rated PG.
Write Through This!
Tuesdays, September 19, 26, October 3 and 10, 7:00 pm
writing teacher Kim Kovach shows how to use personal experiences (birth
of a child, aging parents, illness, achieving a bucket list dream) as
inspiration for writing. A cathartic and rewarding experience,
especially for those new to writing.
Crafting with Books
October 24, 7:00 pm OR
November 2, 1:00 pm
Use a recycled book and art
supplies to make a crafty “Apple for the Teacher” or “Thanksgiving
T-Shirt Yarn Design
November 18, 11:00 am
Learn how to turn t-shirts
into yarn and make a small project! Please bring a clean t-shirt.
Earring Design Workshop
Tuesday, December 5, 7:00 pm
Adults/Teens. Make earrings to keep and earrings to donate to women's
shelters. Led by Joan
Lloyd, who donates over 900 pairs of earrings per month to women’s
The Indestructible Houseplant
October 5, 7:00 pm
Tovah Martin, horticulturist
and author, discusses trendy new versions of beloved workhorses and how
cohabitating with plants doesn’t have to be high maintenance. Sponsored
by the Lewisboro Garden Club.
Saturday, October 14, 11:00 am
No matter our age, don’t we
all want to Live Younger Longer? Please join Cindy and Michael
Rosenbaum to learn about how simple and focused changes can reduce the
rates of common diseases by up to 90%. They'll share easy tips for
nutrition, exercise, stress reduction and supplementation that not only
help you live longer, but younger! There's no time like the present!
Demystifying Medicare & Healthcare Coverage for Seniors
October 21, 10:15 am
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.
Author Talk: Parenting in the Spotlight
October 29, 2:00 pm
Author and South Salem
resident Denise Simon discusses her book
in the Spotlight: How to raise a child star without screwing them up.
A renowned child
acting coach, Denise will offer advice on how to avoid the pitfalls of a
child in the spotlight.
Estate Planning: Protect Your Parents and Yourself
November 4, 2:00 pm
Topics include trusts,
probate and the best way to preserve your assets.
Real Estate Planning for all Stages of Life
This presentation will be rescheduled in the spring. Please check back
for an update
A panel of professional
realtors, mortgage brokers and financial planners will discuss how much
people should invest in their home at various stages in their life
(singles, growing family, empty nesters). Will touch on the emotional
elements that go along with these life stages, and attachments to your
home and community.
Hemingway in Paris
Presenter had to postpone until spring. Please check back for an update
Elizabeth Kemble, founder of
Travellati Tours, gives an illustrated talk on the places where
Hemingway and his counterparts lived, worked, and partied; many places
still in existence today.
The Secret of Priest’s Grotto
October 22, 4:00 pm
Author Chris Nicola presents
the story of five Jewish families who survived the Holocaust by taking
refuge in a cave, and his journey to locate the Survivors and document
their experience. Books available for purchase and signing.
An “Armchair Tour” of South Salem
November 19, 2:00 pm
Town Historian Maureen Koehl
gives a PowerPoint presentation based on last spring’s “Walking Tour of
South Salem.” A great way to learn about the historic sites surrounding
Main Street – without taking the 2-mile trek!
Download Books & More
to iPad/iPhone/Kindle or Kindle Fire/Android
Individual appointments and
coaching are available to get you started on using the library's
downloadable digital media and streaming services. Please contact the
library for an appointment
iPad/iPhone Tips and Tricks
25, 2:00 pm OR
Thursday, October 26, 11:00
Tuesday, November 28, 2:00 pm
Learn useful tips,
tricks and apps for the iPad/iPhone. Must know your Apple ID and
Saturday, October 14, 2:00 pm
Want to go
further with Excel? Join us as we explore more features such as pivot
tables, multiple pages and charts.
October 28, 11:00 am
Discover how to design your
own flyers, marketing materials, social media graphics and more with
this fun, easy to use tool!
Present with PowerPoint
November 4, 11:00 am
Learn how to create engaging
Control Your Online Privacy
November 18, 2:00 pm
Learn how you are tracked and
reduce your digital footprint.
December 2, 11:00 am
Want to create a document?
Make a piece stand out? How about inserting a table or picture? Have
fun exploring Word.
Android Tips and Tricks
December 9, 11:00 am
Learn how to get the most
from your Android device. Bring along your device and your Google
Playstore ID and password.
Lewisboro Library Book
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
September 27 is Mink
by Brian Doyle.
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. There is no December
The book selection for
September 20 is Hillbilly Elegy, by J. D. Vance. 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.