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Nightclub@Lewisboro Library

Ben Monder

Friday, January 19, 8:00 pm, door open at 7:30

Seats: $60 Table Seating/ $30 General Seating

An evening of jazz with special guest, innovative NYC guitarist BEN MONDER, ECM recording artist and contributor to David Bowie’s Grammy-winning album “Blackstar.”  With Steve Shapiro on vibes, Doug Weiss on bass, and Mark Ferber on drums. Reserved seats may be purchased at the Library or online via the button below. Wine, beer and dessert are included. Proceeds benefit the Lewisboro Library operating fund.

                                                                 

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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.

Special Events:

 

Celebrate Women’s Suffrage Centennial: 1917-2017

 

On Exhibit: Votes for Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial

November 1 – 30

During November, the Library will host a photo exhibit from the New York State Museum, Albany, entitled Votes for Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial. The exhibit is made possible through the generous support of the League of Women Voters of North East Westchester (LWVNEW) serving Bedford, Lewisboro, Mt. Kisco, North Salem, and Pound Ridge.

 

Classics for a Cause: “Up”  Register Here

Friday, December 1, 7:00 pm

Come watch the uplifting animated film Up, the 2010 Academy Award winner for best animated feature. Entrance “fee” is a non-perishable food item for donation to the Northern Westchester Community Center’s food pantry!  Rated PG.

 

NEW! Free Holiday Concert featuring the Potsdam Pointercounts!  Register Here

Wednesday, December 20, 7:00 pm

The Library is pleased to host a special concert by The Potsdam Pointercounts, a collegiate a capella group that is touring New York State to promote their 25th anniversary as an organization. The group will be performing a capella versions of popular holiday and pop tunes. Hometown Connection -- Pointercount member Zach Heffler graduated from John Jay High School in 2014. During his time at John Jay, he took part in the Rolling Tones and John Jay's Vocal Jazz club, where he and others competed in the Berklee High School Jazz Festival. Zach encourages all his friends, neighbors and fellow classmates to turn out for this wonderful free concert!      

       The Potsdam Pointercounts, SUNY Potsdam’s student-run male a cappella group, dedicates itself to educating students of all ages about a cappella music and bringing the love of the arts into schools. The Pointercounts perform a variety of styles of music to engage the creativity and imaginations of students and adults alike. A cappella music holds historical and cultural significance and the Pointercounts strive to make students aware of one of the oldest forms of choral singing.

 

Creative Classes

  

T-Shirt Yarn Design  Register Here

Saturday, November 18, 11:00 am

Learn how to turn t-shirts into yarn and make a small project! Please bring a clean t-shirt.

 

Earring Design Workshop   Register Here

Tuesday, December 5, 7:00 pm

Adults/Teens. Make earrings to keep and earrings to donate to women's shelters. Led by Joan Lloyd, who donates over 900 pairs of earrings per month to women’s shelters.

 

Educational Seminars:

    

Real Estate Planning for all Stages of Life

This presentation will be rescheduled in the spring. Please check back for an update

A panel of professional realtors, mortgage brokers and financial planners will discuss how much people should invest in their home at various stages in their life (singles, growing family, empty nesters). Will touch on the emotional elements that go along with these life stages, and attachments to your home and community. 

 

History Series:

 

An “Armchair Tour” of South Salem  Register Here

Sunday, November 19, 2:00 pm

Town Historian Maureen Koehl gives a PowerPoint presentation based on last spring’s “Walking Tour of South Salem.” A great way to learn about the historic sites surrounding Main Street – without taking the 2-mile trek!

 

Hemingway in Paris

Presenter had to postpone this program. New date is Sunday, March 11 at 2 pm.

Elizabeth Kemble, founder of Travellati Tours, gives an illustrated talk on the places where Hemingway and his counterparts lived, worked, and partied; many places still in existence today.

 

Technology Classes: 

 

Download Books & More

to iPad/iPhone/Kindle or Kindle Fire/Android

Individual appointments and coaching are available to get you started on using the library's downloadable digital media and streaming services. Please contact the library for an appointment

 

iPad/iPhone Tips and Tricks   Register Here

Tuesday, November 28, 2:00 pm

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

  

  Control Your Online Privacy  Register Here

Saturday, November 18, 2:00 pm

Learn how you are tracked and reduce your digital footprint.

 

 Exploring Word  Register Here

Saturday, December 2, 11:00 am

Want to create a document?  Make a piece stand out? How about inserting a table or picture?  Have fun exploring Word.

 

 Android Tips and Tricks  Register Here

Saturday, December 9, 11:00 am

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

 

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 January 17 is The Immortal Irishman, by Timothy Egan. 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 November meeting. The book selection for December 6 is A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles. 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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