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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:   

    

KNOW THE 10 SIGNS: EARLY ALZHEIMER'S DETECTION MATTERS  Register Here

Tuesday, November 13, 1:00 pm

November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month. This educational program covers the risk factors, early warning signs and available resources for dealing with Alzheimer's disease.

 

Financing Your College Education  Register Here

Friday, November 16, 7:00 pm

For college-bound students and parents. An administrator from the NY State Dept. of Financial Services leads this workshop that will cover helpful topics such as scholarships, grants, types of loans, filling out a FAFSA and helpful NY State programs. 

 

A History of Lewisboro/Ridgefield 

Sunday, November 18, 2:00 pm    Online Registration Closed.  Please call Library as to seat availability - 875-9004.

Could your address once have been part of Ridgefield? The eastern section of town, the hamlets of Vista, Lewisboro Hamlet and South Salem, were all part of a disputed area called The Oblong that once was part of Ridgefield. Jack Sanders, who has spent 50 years writing about Ridgefield history, will discuss odd and interesting people, places and things of the border between the two towns, including, spies, snakes, writers and even some devil worshippers.

 

Earring Design Workshop  Register Here

Tuesday, November 27, 7:00 pm

Adults & Teens. Make earrings to keep and earrings to donate to women’s shelters. Led by Joan Lloyd.  Just in time for holiday gift-giving.

 

Crafting with Books: Paperback Snowmen  Register Here

Tuesday, December 4, 7:00 pm

Decorate your house this winter with cute snowmen crafted from recycled books.

 

Tips for Hiring a General Contractor  Register Here

Tuesday, January 29, 7 pm  (Rescheduled from a previous date.)

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.

 

 

 

Technology Classes: 

 

iPad/iPhone TIPS & TRICKS     Register Here
Wednesday, November 14, 11:00 am

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

 

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR SENIORS  Register Here
Saturday, December 8, 2:00 pm

Learn the basics of social media and how to use it safely.

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

November 6 - Still Alice: Julianne Moore won an Academy Award for her moving portrayal of a college professor diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month.

 

November 20 - Pieces of April: April Burns, a wild, independent young woman living in a tiny NYC apartment, decides to host her estranged, straight laced family for Thanksgiving dinner. The day of, with an oven that doesn't work, April is forced to go door to door asking her eccentric neighbors for help in cooking her fifteen pound turkey - in time for her bickering family to arrive in from suburban Pennsylvania.

  • ebruary 20 - Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport - This award-winning documentary tells the story of Britain's heroic rescue of over 10,000 Jewish children prior to World War II.

     February 20 - Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport - This award-winning documentary tells the story of Britain's heroic rescue of over 10,000 Jewish children prior to World War II.

STITCH TOGETHER
Meets: Weekly on Fridays at 1:00 pm
             Monthly on fourth 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 November 28 is The Friend, by Sigrid Nunez. 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 November 28 is The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin. 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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