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Nightclub@Lewisboro Library:

General Seating: $30 per person/Table Seating: $60 per person

Seats must be reserved in advance at the Library or via the link below. Wine, beer and dessert are included.

Doors open at 7:30 pm.

 

COMEDY SHOWCASE - No More Online Reservations. Please Call the Library to Check on Seat Availability!

Saturday, October 20, 8:00 pm

The Nightclub at Lewisboro Library is changing things up in October with the “Damn Fine Comedy” Showcase. This unique event features EIGHT stand-up comics, who regularly perform in venues such as the Greenwich Village Comedy Club, Dangerfield’s and Comic Strip Live - all performing live on the stage of the Lewisboro Library!

      Performers include Ashlee Voorsanger (Carolines, Upright Citizen’s Brigade), Dan Abraham (Harlem Comedy Festival, We Need to Talk), Liz Barrett (Funny or Die, Grin and Barrett), Amanda Griffin (Broadway Comedy Club, Stand Up NY), Patrick Holbert (Hack My Life, The Comic’s Table), Garry Hannon (The Stand, “Show and Tell”), Gregory Joseph (Woodstock Comedy Festival, Sirius XM), and hosted by comic and local resident Luz Michelle (Gotham Comedy Club, The Metropolitan Room),  who organized this fundraiser for her hometown Library!

 

JAY PRINCE & FRIENDS

Friday, November 2, 8:00 pm

Jay Prince, a Star Search runner-up and long-time Lewisboro resident, brings an all-star lineup of musicians for an amazing evening of funky jazz, blues and rock! Musicians include Dave Anderson, Chris Eminizer, Bill Heller and Joel Rosenblatt, who have worked with artists such as Paul Simon, Janet Jackson, Michael McDonald and David Johansen. They’ll be joined by special guest vocalist Klyde Jones, who performs with Hall and Oates. The line-up includes some favorite songs from Steely Dan, Toto, The Allman Brothers, Robert Cray, Joe Cocker, Boz Scaggs, Lettuce, The Doobie Brothers, The Band and Stevie Ray Vaughn - plus some cool originals. Last year’s concert sold out – so reserve your seats today!

 

Jay Prince Seating Options

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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:   

    

 

READER'S THEATER FOR ADULTS  Register Here

Tuesdays, Oct 9, 16, 23 & 30, 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.

 

Lewisboro Then and Now  Register Here

Sunday, October 21, 2:00 pm

Part of the Sunday lecture series. See how our town has changed over the past century. Will you be able to recognize the familiar landmarks of today in the photos and postcards of yesterday? Join in this fun history guessing game with Town Historian Maureen Koehl.

 

The Connecticut Ghost Hunter  Register Here

Friday, October 26, 7:00 pm

Paranormal investigator Barry Pirro presents some of his most interesting cases (including the Horse & Hound!) and gives advice to budding ghost hunters and those dealing with paranormal activity. Barry has been a consultant for several paranormal TV shows including "Ghost Adventures", "My Ghost Story" and "Paranormal Witness". For more information about Barry Pirro, visit ConnecticutGhostHunter.com. This event is for adults and young adults ages 12 and up.

 

Demystifying Medicare & Healthcare Coverage for Seniors  Register Here

Saturday, October 27, 10:15 am to 1:00 pm

Who DOESN'T need help understanding Medicare? 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.

 

Battling Invasive PLANTS  Register Here

Thursday, November 1, 7:00 pm

Sponsored by the Lewisboro Garden Club. Peter Russell will discuss battling invasives - with and without pygmy goats!

 

Bears, Coyotes and Bobcats … oh my!  Register Here

Sunday, November 4, 4:00 pm

Staff from the Westmoreland Sanctuary discuss why we are seeing more wildlife popping up in our backyards, their behavior, diet, and movement patterns - and what to do should you encounter one of these wild animals.

 

Estate Planning: Protect Your Parents and Yourself  Register Here

Saturday, November 10, 2:00 pm

Without proper planning, your Estate or your parent’s Estate may be settled in ways you never intended. Join us to get real answers on how to assure your Estate is properly protected. Presented by Michael Martin.

 

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

Tuesday, November 13, 1:00 pm

Learn about the risk factors, early warning signs and available resources for dealing with Alzheimer's.

 

Tips for Hiring a General Contractor  Register Here

Tuesday, November 13, 7:00 pm

Discover the best resources for finding a GOOD general contractor, important questions to ask, how to negotiate a contract and payment terms and more.

 

Financing Your College Education  Register Here

Friday, November 16, 7:00 pm

For college-bound students and parents. This workshop will cover helpful topics such as scholarships, grants, types of loans and filling out a FAFSA. 

 

A History of Lewisboro/Ridgefield  Register Here

Sunday, November 18, 2:00 pm

Most of Lewisboro was once 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.

 

 

Technology Classes: 

 

iPad/iPhone TIPS & TRICKS     Register Here
Tuesday, October 23, 11:00 am OR

Wednesday, August 22, 11:00 am
Learn useful tips, tricks and apps for the iPad/iPhone. Must know your Apple ID and password.

 

ANDROID TIPS & TRICKS   Register Here
Saturday, October 20, 11:00 am

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

 

CUTTING THE CORD  Register Here
Saturday, November 3, 2:00 pm

Break free from expensive TV! Hear about the cost-saving alternatives to cable and satellite television.

 

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.

 

October 16 - Finding Your Feet: A charming dramedy about a wealthy, rigid society woman who leaves her cheating husband and finds a new life with her free-spirited sister at a community dance class.

 

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.

  • 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 October 17 is The Ghost Writer, by Phillip Roth. 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 October 24 is A Well Tempered Heart by Jan-Philipp Sendker. 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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