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Adult Programs and Special Events

 

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 a popular way to socialize while relieving stress! Join your neighbors for these relaxing monthly gatherings.

 

Special Events:

 

Nightclub@Lewisboro Library:

Tickets: $30 person general seating/$60 person table seating.

May be purchased at the Library or on Library website.

Wine, beer and dessert are included.

Don’t delay – our Nightclub events sell out!

  

Arlen Roth  

Friday, March 31, 8:00 pm

ANOTHER Grammy nominee - the great Arlen Roth. One of the top 100 guitarists of the century, music lovers consider Arlen Roth "the guitarist's guitarist," a brilliant musician with the rare ability to seamlessly cross over musical genres and playing styles. He is an acclaimed solo artist (15 solo albums), bandleader, studio musician, songwriter and the pioneer of musical instruction videos Hot Licks. Arlen will be accompanied by guitarist Chris Foley. A special evening, not to be missed!

 

Lewisboro Volunteer Fair

Saturday, March 4, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Want to meet new people while helping out in your community? Please take the time to stop by our annual Lewisboro Volunteer Fair. Local agencies will have tables at the library with information on their services and volunteer needs. To register your agency, contact Liz Gabriele at 875-9004. There is no fee for participation.

 

Bookshelf Blitz

Wednesday, April 26, 8:30 am

Once a year, a group of volunteers joins the staff and Library Trustees 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. If you have a few hours to spare that morning, please call the library at 875-9004. A light breakfast will be served.

 

Comic Con @Lewisboro Library

Saturday, April 29, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Details to Come!

Save the Date! Our first ever Comic Con last year was a huge success, so we’re making it an annual event! Activities include cosplay, crafts and cartooning for kids & teens, a MASSIVE comic book sale and the return of the Westchester Geeks and the Star Wars characters from the Empire City Garrison. Teen and adult volunteers needed.

 

 

Educational Seminars:

 

Growing Old Wisely

Sunday, February 26, 1:30 pm

Sage-ing (also known as Conscious Eldering) is a model for living ones elder years more consciously, joyfully and compassionately. Presenter Jerome Kerner, a Certified Sage-ing Leader will introduce Sage-ing concepts including life review, forgiveness work and issues surrounding our mortality. The program is geared to those 55 and older seeking purpose and meaning in the second half of life.

 

Food Changes Everything: How Food Choices Determine Long-term Health

Saturday, March 18, 11:00 am

Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? Come hear nutrition health coaches Shanti Urreta and Ken Goldfarb discuss the newest in 21st century disease prevention.  Learn how your food choices are the single most important factor in determining your long-term health.

 

Introduction to DNA Testing

Sunday, March 19, 4:00 pm

Nora Galvin is a Professional Genealogist. Her presentation on genetic genealogy includes the three types of DNA that are tested, how they are useful to genealogists, and information about the three major testing companies in the U.S.

 

Fiction Writing Workshop

Tuesdays, March 21, 28, April, 4, 18 & 25, 7:00 pm

Author and writing teacher Kim Kovach offers more creative ways to explore character, point-of-view and dialogue. New writers and returning participants learn how to make fiction writing come alive and banish writer's block via weekly homework assignments.

 

 

Demystifying Medicare & Healthcare Coverage for Seniors

Saturday, April 8, 10:15 am

This informative, interactive presentation is designed to help those who already  have Medicare, as well as people soon to be 65, planning their retirement, or assisting others with their medical decisions.

 

eBay Basics

Sunday, April 23, 2:00 pm

eBay Specialist Carol Sherwin covers the basics of buying and selling on eBay, from creating an account to making the best possible listing - with lots of tips for getting the best price for your items. Must have working familiarity with the Internet and digital camera/phone.

 

Earring Design Workshop

Tuesday, May 2, 7:00 pm

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

 

Cord Cutting 101

Saturday, May 6, 1:00 pm or

Tuesday, May 9, 7:00 pm

Learn about the options of cable and satellite vs. other sources of television programming.

 

Garden Challenges

Thursday, June 1, 7:30 pm

Peter Cipriano of Copia Home and Garden addresses the top ten challenges facing gardeners in our area. Sponsored by the Lewisboro Garden Club.

  

Entertainment:

 

Brown Bag Movies

First Tuesday of Month at 1 pm - New Day!

Bring your lunch and enjoy films newly-released on DVD/Blu-ray.

 

Tuesday, March 7 - Allied: A WWII romantic thriller starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard

Tuesday, April 4: Fences: Film adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize winning play, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis.

 

History Series:

 

Lewisboro History: Secret Lives

Sunday, March 12, 2:00 pm

All towns have their secrets and Lewisboro is no exception. This look at our town’s history will

check into the secret lives of several of our former residents. Town Historian Maureen Koehl welcomes suggestions for fascinating historical residents you might wonder about. Submit suggestions by February 22 to lewisborolibrary@gmail.com.

 

Walking Tour of South Salem

Sunday, May 21, 2:00 pm

Stepping off from the Library, this roughly two-mile walking tour and lecture gives insight into the historic sites surrounding Main Street.

 

 

TECHNOLOGY CLASSES: 

 

Download Books to iPad/iPhone

Friday, March 31, 11:00 am

Thursday, April 20, 2:00 pm

Tuesday, May 23, 11:00 am

Discover how to download free eBooks and audiobooks. Must know your Apple ID and password.

 

iPad/iPhone Tips and Tricks

Tuesday, March 21, 11:00 am

Thursday, April 13, 2:00 pm

Tuesday, May 16, 7:00 pm

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

 

Kindle Class

Thursday, February 2, 11:00 am

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, February 11, 1:00 pm

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

 

Windows 10 Basics

Saturday, April 22, 1:00 pm

Learn the new features of Windows 10.

 

Exploring Excel

Saturday, February 25, 1:00 pm or

Tuesday, March 7, 11:00 am

Using Microsoft 2010, learn the basics of setting up a spreadsheet, manipulating data and creating a chart.

 

Lynda.com

Saturday, March 11, 1:00 pm or

Tuesday, March 14, 7:00 pm

Come learn how to use Lynda.com, a free online learning company that helps you learn new subjects through a video library of top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.

 

Google Drive – 15 GB Free!

Thursday, March 23, 1:00 pm or

Saturday, April 1, 1:00 pm

See your documents, spreadsheets and presentations anywhere - on any device.  Edit them, back them up and collaborate with others.

 

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 March 15 is Go Tell it On the Mountain, by James Baldwin. 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. There is no December meeting. The book selection for March 15 is The Girl in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. 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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