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Library Card Sign up in September: 

Sign up for a library card this month and receive a free Library tote bag and a discount coupon for $10 off library fines. You will also be entered into a raffle for a Library travel mug or other swag.

 

 

Special Events

 

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

Saturday, October 20, 8:00 pm

The Nightclub presents Damn Fine Comedy - an inaugural and historic night of stand-up comedy hosted by Lewisboro’s very own comedienne Luz Michelle and featuring more than a half dozen NYC comics - sure to make you laugh out loud and more.

 

JAY PRINCE & FRIENDS

Friday, November 2, 8:00 pm

Jay brings an all-star lineup of musicians for an amazing evening of funky jazz, blues and music for the soul! Last year’s concert sold out – so get your tickets today!

 

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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.

BOOKSHELF BLITZ  Register Here

Wednesday, October 3, 8:30 am

Join the staff 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. A light breakfast will be served.

 

Educational & Instructional Seminars:   

    

 

1968: FIFTY YEARS LATER  Register Here

Sunday, September 30, 2:00 pm

A tempestuous time in American history. The Vietnam War and anti-war movement were peaking. The assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Bobby Kennedy threw the country into turmoil. By year’s end men are circling the moon. What are the effects fifty years later?

 

READER'S THEATER FOR ADULTS  Register Here

Tuesdays, Oct 2, 9, 16, & 23, 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.

 

HISTORY OF WILDFLOWERS  Register Here

Thursday, October 4, 7:00 pm

Graham E. Glauber, Property Manager AP Farm discusses wildflowers and wildflower meadows. Sponsored by the Lewisboro Garden Club.

 

HOME INTEGRATION OF SMART TECHNOLOGY  Register Here

Saturday, October 13, 11:00 am

Any electric device in your home can be put on your home network and at your command – whether lighting, home security, home theater or thermostat regulation. Learn about integrating Smart Technology in your home, and if it is right for you.

 

A CONCISE HISTORY OF WESTERN MUSIC  Register Here

Sunday, October 14, 2:00 pm

Based on a course Dr. Harold Rosenbaum has taught in universities, he discusses the evolution of Classical music from the Medieval period through today. Learn the history of music styles, famous composers and their contributions.

 

Lewisboro Then and Now  Register Here

Sunday, October 21, 2:00 pm

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. For adults and teens.

 

Demystifying Medicare & Healthcare Coverage for Seniors  Register Here

Saturday, October 27, 10:15 am

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 Invasives with Pygmy Goats!  Register Here

Thursday, November 1, 7:00 pm

Sponsored by the Lewisboro Garden Club. See website for details.

 

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
Thursday, September 27, 2:00 pm OR

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.


CONTROL YOUR ONLINE PRIVACY  Register Here
Saturday, September 29, 11:00 am

Learn how you are tracked and reduce your digital footprint.

 

EXPLORING EXCEL  Register Here
Saturday, September 29, 2:00 pm

Learn the basics of setting up a spreadsheet, manipulating data and creating a chart.

 

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

UnLearn how you are tracked and reduce your digital footprint.

 

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.

 

     September 4 - Paper Clips: It began as a lesson about prejudice. What happened next was a miracle. This award-winning documentary depicts a project undertaken by students in rural Tennessee to collect 6 million paper clips, to help them visualize the number of Holocaust victims. As word spreads online and in the media, paper clips begin pouring in from around the world.

 

     September 18 - The Odd Couple: We're showing this classic comedy in honor of the recent passing of playwright Neil Simon and the 50th anniversary of the film release. It tells the story of two divorced men who share an apartment - but whose opposite personalities (compulsive neatnik vs disorganized slob) keep them at odds.  

  • 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 September 26 is Salvage the Bones, by Jesmyn Ward. 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 September 19 is Every Note Played, by Lisa Genova. 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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