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
Tuesday, January 29, 7:00
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 -
Saturday, February 9, 10:00 am
- 4:00 pm
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
Reader’s Theater for Adults
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Android Tips and Tricks
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.
Tips and Tricks
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.
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
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
Saturday, March 23, 11:00 am
Learn how you are tracked, reduce your digital footprint and be safer
Cutting the Cord
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.
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
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
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
Films & Recurring Programs:
BROWN BAG FILM SERIES
on the first
February 5 - Christopher
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.
- Tea with the Dames
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
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.
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.
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
February 20 is
The Door, by Magda Szabo.
selection for March 20 is Gilead, by Marilynne
Robinson. The book selection for April 24 is Milkman,
by Anna Burns.
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.