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Please register for all programs by calling the library at 763-3857, or sending an email to lewisborolibrary@gmail.com. Please note: all programs will take place in our new temporary location at the South Salem Presbyterian Church.

 

Fiction Writing Workshop

Tuesday Evenings from 7-8:30 pm

September 23 & 30, October 7, 14 & 21

Our most popular programs for adults. Writers will explore character, setting, point-of-view, and dialogue via in-class writing exercises and assignments. The workshop is led by South Salem author Kim Kovach, who has written five fiction books for adults, teens and children. Kim teaches fiction writing for adults and creative writing classes for elementary and middle school students.

 

eBay Basics

Sunday, September 28 at 4:00 pm

(Please note: the date of this program has been changed from September 7)

In this fun and interactive program, local resident and eBay Specialist Carol Sherwin will cover the basics of buying and selling on eBay. She will walk you through the steps needed to set up and sell on eBay, from creating an account to making the best possible listing - with lots of tips for getting the best price for your items.

 

Earring Design Workshop

Tuesday, November 11 at 7:00 pm

A fun night out that also benefits others. The workshop is led by Joan Lloyd, who donates over 500 pairs of earrings each month to women’s shelters. Participants are asked to make and donate one pair of earrings for each pair they keep.

 

 

TECHNOLOGY CLASSES: 

 

Downloading eBooks to your iPad

Tuesday, September 30 at 2:30 pm

Thursdays, October 23 at 2:30 pm or Nov. 13 at 11:00 am

Learn how to download free eBooks onto your iPad using the Westchester Library System's free download services. Participants must know their Apple ID and password.

 

eBooks for Android Devices

Saturdays at 11:00 am

September 27, October 25, November 22

Learn how to download free eBooks and audiobooks to your android device.  Please specify device when registering.

 

iPad Tips and Tricks

Tuesday, September 23 at 11:00 am

Thursdays, October 9 or November 6 at 2:30 pm

Want to learn how to use your iPad more effectively? Beginners and more advanced users are invited to learn useful tips, tricks and apps for the iPad. Be prepared to share your favorites too! Participants must know their Apple ID and password.

 

Kindle Class

Saturdays at 11:00 am

October 18, November 15

Learn how to use your Kindle to download free eBooks. This class is for all Kindle devices EXCEPT Kindle Fire! Participants must know their Amazon User ID and password.

 

Kindle Fire Class

Saturdays at 11:00 am

October 4, November 1

Learn how to use your Kindle Fire to download free eBooks. Kindle Fire users only! Participants must know their Amazon User 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. While the library is in transition, the meetings will be held at alternate sites. The book selection for October 15 is Middlemarch, by George Eliot. Books are available through the Westchester Library System. New members are always welcome in this adult, co-ed book group.  For more information or directions to the meeting site, contact Myrna or Steve Shomstein at 533-2550. 

 

Senior Book Group at Firehouse

This book group meets during the Lewisboro Senior Adults meeting at the South Salem Firehouse, usually on the third Wednesday of each month at 11 am. There is no meeting in December. The book selection for September 17 is The Darkest Evening of the Year, by Dean Koontz. The book selection for October 15 is The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green. 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