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Adult Special Events and Programs
Folk Concert featuring Lynne Robyn Barasch
Lynne Robyn Barasch is a singer-songwriter whose music has been featured in television, film, and dozens of recordings. Her debut album, Red Bird in Snow, was produced by guitarist Jon Herington (Steely Dan). She has played in numerous New York City venues including the Bitter End and Symphony Space. Her band features musical director Kinny Landrum (Twin Peaks) on keyboards, Seth Glassman on bass, Paul Malta on guitar, Jordan Jancz on cello, and special guest Broadway performer Nicholas Barasch on vocals (West Side Story, She Loves Me, Big River). Reserved seats are $60/person for table seating and $30/person for general seating. Wine, beer and dessert are included. Seats must be reserved in advance at the Library or via the link below.
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.
Saturday, April 21, 10:15 am
Are you baffled trying to navigate our confusing healthcare system? This interactive, easy to understand 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, April 29, 2:00 pm
Lewisboro was home to many interesting women through the centuries. In this informative - and intriguing - presentation, Town Historian Maureen Koehl will touch on the lives and accomplishments of a few of the town's most famous ladies. Learn about suffragette Edith Bailey, town benefactress Alice Poor, hermitess Sarah Bishop and the spy Martha Dodd. Plus a bonus story of a local arrest involving notorious pinup girl Bettie Page!
Tuesday, May 1, 7:00 pm
Adults/Teens. Have fun while doing good for others. 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.
Sunday, May 6, 4:00 pm
Author Nyna Giles discusses her new book, The Bridesmaid's Daughter: From Grace Kelly's Wedding to a Women's Shelter - Searching for the Truth About My Mother. The book details the author's moving search to understand her mother, Carolyn Scott—once a bridesmaid to Princess Grace and one of the first Ford models—who later in life spent years living in a homeless shelter.
Thursday, May 10, 7:00 pm
An important community discussion for residents and workers of Lewisboro. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, statistics for New York State show that suicide is the second leading cause of death in young people ages 25 to 34 and the third leading cause of death in those ages 15 to 24. In this interactive discussion, Dr. Mark Stracks will review the current trends related to adolescent and adult suicide risk and intervention strategies for families and professionals. Families, clergy, health professionals, first responders, and school and town officials are all invited to attend this important discussion.
Saturday, May 12, 11:00 am
Estate planning is not only for the rich – learn all about how and when to write (update) wills; life insurance, special needs planning and other trusts, elder care law and plain answers on Medicare and Medicaid.
Friday, May 18, 7:30 pm
This 2016 documentary tells the stories of how guns, and the billions of dollars made off from them, affect the lives of everyday Americans. It features personal stories from people across the country who have been affected by gun violence, including survivors and victims' families and details how the powerful gun companies and the NRA resist gun control legislation. Sponsored by Lewisboro's Voice Rising.
Thursday, June 7, 7:00 pm
Michelle Langone of Pound Ridge Nursery and Garden Center will discuss and demonstrate how to create a container garden to last from late spring to late summer, including proper planting techniques and suggested plant combinations. Michelle holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Sustainable Landscape Horticulture and has been designing landscapes in Westchester and Fairfield Counties since 2013. This program is sponsored by the Lewisboro Garden Club.
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.
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.
May 1 - Lady Bird: This charming, 2018 Best Picture nominee is about a teenager navigating a loving but turbulent relationship with her strong-willed mother over an eventful and poignant senior year of high school.
May 15 - Gleason: The hit documentary from the 2016 Sundance Film Festival goes inside the life of Steve Gleason, the former New Orleans Saints player who was diagnosed with ALS at the age of 34 - weeks before discovering his wife was expecting their first child. A video journal that began as a gift for his unborn son expands to chronicle Steve's determination to live as fully as possible and to provide other ALS patients with purpose.
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 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 April 18 is Howards End, by E. M. Forster. 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 May 16 is The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey 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.