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Please register for all programs by calling the library at 875-9004, or sending an email to lewisborolibrary@gmail.com.

 

Color Yourself Happy 

Meets Monthly on third Tuesday of the month, 2:00 pm

Adult coloring is the latest social and stress-relieving craze, so we've stocked up with a supply of adult coloring books and colored pencils. Join your neighbors for these relaxing monthly gatherings.

 

Educational Seminars:

 

Avoiding Scams Targeted to Older Adults

Monday, July 18, 11:00 am

Topics include common scams and frauds, how to avoid becoming a victim and where to seek help if you think you’re a victim. Get tips on Internet safety and avoiding identity theft.

 

Off to College: A Guide for Parents

Wednesday, July 27, 7:00 pm

Author and retired college president Roger Martin discusses his book Off to College: A Guide for Parents, which gives a behind the scenes look at your child’s first year of college – no holds barred! Books will be available for purchase.

 

Tips for Starting and Running a Small Business

Wednesday, August 3, 7:00 pm

Westchester business consultant Dr. Bert Shlensky runs this interactive workshop for those who already have or want to start a small business. Dr. Shlensky has written a series of books on the topic.

 

Entertainment:

 

Movies Based on Books

To Kill a Mockingbird

Tuesday, July 5, 1:00 pm

Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel became a film that won three Academy Awards.

 

Movies Based on Books

Gigi

Tuesday, August 2, 1:00 pm

This musical romantic comedy, based on a French novella, won nine Academy Awards in 1959.

 

History Series: Led by Maureen Koehl 

 

Lewisboro People: From the Early days to Revolutionary Times

Tuesday, July 19, 7:00 pm

Take a journey through our town’s history from the first inhabitants to Revolutionary times, catching a glimpse of a few of the town’s founding families and the stories hidden in the historian’s files.

 

Lewisboro People: Leading up to the Civil War

Tuesday, July 26, 7:00 pm

This session continues the history of our town from the beginning of the 19th century to the Civil War era. There will be ghost stories and diaries and letters from the lead-up to the Industrial Age.

 

Instructional Classes:

 

Decoupage Wine Bottles

Monday, July 11, 1:00 pm

Learn how to turn a recycled wine bottle into a beautiful, personalized vase.

 

Recycled T-Shirt Scarf

Tuesday, July 12, 7:00 pm

Have a favorite t-shirt that’s too worn-looking to wear? Turn it into a funky infinity scarf! Please bring a t-shirt that doesn’t have side seams.

 

Earring Design Workshop

Tuesday, August 2, 7:00 pm

Adults & Teens. Make earrings to keep and earrings to donate to women’s shelters. Led by Joan Lloyd.

 

DIY Aromatherapy Bath Salts

Monday, August 8, 1:00 pm

Create your own body-soothing bath salts.

 

TECHNOLOGY CLASSES

 

Download Books to iPad/iPhone

Wednesday, July 13, 2:00 pm or

Tuesday, August 9, 11:00 am

Discover how to download free eBooks onto your iPad/iPhone. Must know your Apple ID and password.

 

iPad/iPhone Tips and Tricks

Wednesday, June 29, 2:00 pm or

Tuesday, July 19, 11:00 am

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

 

Kindle Class

Saturday, June 25, 11:00 am or

Tuesday, July 26, 3:00 pm

Learn how to download free eBooks onto your Kindle. (All Kindle devices EXCEPT Kindle Fire.) Must know your Amazon User ID and password.

 

Kindle Fire Class

Saturday, July 16, 11:00 am or

Saturday, August 6, 11:00 am

Learn how to download free eBooks onto your Kindle Fire. Must know your Amazon User ID and password.

 

Google Drive Basics

Saturday, July 23, 11:00 am

Learn how to store your files securely and access them from any device using the Google Drive free service. Open or edit documents, presentations, spreadsheets, forms or drawings and you or your collaborative team can change your files anywhere, even without internet access!

 

Safe Computing for Non-Computing People

Saturday, July 30, 11:00 am

Come learn basic terminology, how to organize and delete files, the basics of applications, peripherals, networks, email, searching the web and more.

 

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 June 22 (4th Wednesday) is Enduring Love, by Ian McEwan. The book selection for July 27 is The Road Home, by Jim Harrison. (July meeting will be held off-site.) 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 July 20 is Boston Girl, by Anita Diamant. 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.

 

 

 

 

 

Book Groups