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Please register for all programs by calling the library at 875-9004, or sending an email to lewisborolibrary@gmail.com.

 

Adult Coloring Program 

Meets Monthly on third Tuesday of the month, 2:00 pm

Adult coloring is the latest social and stress-relieving craze, so we’re jumping on board with newly purchased adult coloring books and colored pencils. Join your neighbors for these monthly sessions.

 

Lewisboro Volunteer Fair

Saturday, March 5, 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 Volunteer Fair. Local agencies will have tables at the Library with information on their services and volunteer needs. To register, contact Liz Gabriele at 875-9004. There is no fee for participation.

 

Save the Dates! Comic Con @ Lewisboro Library

Friday, April 8 & Saturday, April 9

There will be something for everyone at our first ever Comic Con! Activities include comic book sale, movies, Cosplay, crafts, superhero makeup workshop and evening presentations by author Arlen Schumer (The Silver Age of Comic Book Art) and historical pop culture writer Clive Young (POW: The History of Superhero Movies). A detailed schedule will be posted online in March.

 

Educational Seminars:

 

Estate Planning: Protect Your Parents and Yourself

Saturday, February 20, 1:00 pm

Michael Martin of Martin Law presents this seminar on Estate Planning and Elder Law. For people with questions about their current Estate Plan. Topics include exposure to Medicaid, Trusts (Revocable and Irrevocable), Probate Expenses, Power of Attorney, Wills, Living Wills and the best way to preserve your assets.

 

eBay Basics

Sunday, February 21, 4:00 pm

In this fun and interactive program, local resident and eBay Specialist Carol Sherwin will cover the basics of buying and selling on eBay. Learn how to set up and sell on eBay, from creating an account to making listings that get results - with lots of tips for getting the best price for your items.  Participants must have a working familiarity with the Internet and digital camera/phone.

 

LinkedIn with Impact

Thursday, March 3, 7:00 pm

Presented by the Westchester Library System's Career and Educational Counseling Service. Learn how to create a LinkedIn Profile with Impact. Distinguish your profile from your resume, market your strengths and value to an employer and learn how to promote your personal brand.

 

Safeguard Your Digital Life

Tuesday, April 26, 7:00 pm

Alison Macrina leads this interactive program on what you should know about internet surveillance, privacy rights and privacy-protecting technology.

 

Lewisboro Garden Club Presentations

Thursdays, April 7, May 5 & June 2, 7:30 pm

Speakers and topics will be posted at lewisborogardenclub.org.

 

Entertainment:

 

Movies for Discussion: “PUMP”

Saturday, February 20, 7:00 pm

PUMP is an inspiring, eye-opening documentary that tells the story of America's addiction to oil, from its corporate conspiracy beginnings to its current monopoly today, and explains clearly and simply how we can end it - and finally win choice at the pump. PUMP shows us how through the use of a variety of replacement fuels, we will be able to fill up our cars - cheaper, cleaner and American made - and in the process, create more jobs for a stronger, healthier economy. Following the film there will be a Q & A Skype with the filmmaker. Presented by the Lewisboro Sustainability Committee. Suggested donation of $5 at the door to cover viewer license fees. 

 

Friday Night Trivia

Friday, February 26, 7:30 pm

Are you a trivia buff - or think you know more than your neighbors? Our Trivia Nights pit teams of three or four against each other to see who knows the most about books, movies, music, sports and pop culture. You have the option of registering as a team or joining a team when you arrive.

 

Acoustic Beatles Celebration

Friday, March 4, 7:30 pm

The Beatles illustrious career encompassed so many wonderful songs played on acoustic guitars. “Deuces Child” singers Gigi Tanglewood and Lou Patrick present a musical multimedia tribute to the Beatles. Two singers and two guitars along with a a video presentation of The Fab Four promises a musical trip down memory lane.

 

Movies for Discussion: “GMO OMG”

Friday, March 18, 7:00 pm

Who controls the future of your food? In this documentary, director Jeremy Seifert investigates how loss of seed diversity and corresponding laboratory assisted genetic alteration of food affects the health of our planet, and freedom of choice everywhere. The film is presented by the Food & Water Watch organization, one of the major forces behind the campaign to label GMOs in New York State. A representative from Food & Water Watch will lead a discussion after the film on how community members can get involved in this important issue. Hosted by the Lewisboro Sustainability Committee.

 

Movies for Discussion: “Living for 32”

Friday, May 6, 7:30 pm

A documentary about the 32 people murdered in the Virginia Tech shooting, as told through the eyes of injured student Colin Goddard. After recovering and finishing his degree, Colin decided he was going to volunteer for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, the nation’s largest gun control organization. He convinced them to sponsor him in wearing a hidden camera and going undercover into gun shows all across America, to prove how easy it is for anyone to buy a gun, with no identification, no Brady background check, and just a wad of cash.

 

History Series:

 

Lewisboro History: Axel Horn

Sunday, March 13, 4:00 pm

On the 15th anniversary of his death, help us celebrate the memory of South Salem resident and artist Axel Horn. Horn was a noted WPA muralist, painter, sculptor, poet and historian - and the creator of the iconic Sun Trap sculpture that graces the Library’s lawn. We will share his art, poetry and memories from those who knew him well.

 

History Alive! Alexander Hamilton

Sunday, April 17, 4:00 pm

This lively presentation tells the story of one of the Founding Fathers of our country. It highlights the life of a brilliant immigrant and self-made man, whose story is a timeline that traces his life from its meager beginnings of poverty and illegitimacy through his military, civic and political career to his untimely death in 1804.

 

 

Instructional Classes:

 

Chain Scarf Necklaces

Tuesday, February 2, 7:00 pm

$5 Materials Fee due at registration

Learn how to make a simple chain scarf with your hands. No knitting needles or experience necessary! All materials will be supplied.

 

Valentine Book Wreaths

Tuesday, February 9, 2:00 pm

Make a wreath of holiday hearts with a Styrofoam ring and recycled book pages. All materials will be supplied.

 

Bluebird House Building

Saturday, February 13, 10:30 am

$25 Materials Fee due at registration

Build a Bluebird House, learn about bluebirds and other backyard birds. This is an adult program, but can also be a family project for a parent with a child six years and older.

 

Earring Design Workshop

Tuesday, March 22, 7:00 pm

One of our most popular programs! Design your own beaded earrings AND give back to the community. The workshop is led by Joan Lloyd, who sends over 700 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. So grab a friend and register for some philanthropic fun!

Decoupage Wine Bottles

Tuesday, May 3, 7:00 pm

Turn a recycled wine bottle into a beautiful vase. All materials will be supplied.

 

 

TECHNOLOGY CLASSES: 

 

Download Books to iPad/iPhone

Monday, March 7, 2:00 pm

Discover how to download free eBooks onto your iPad/iPhone. Must know your Apple ID and password.

 

iPad/iPhone Tips and Tricks

Friday, February 19, 11:00 am

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

 

Kindle Class

Saturday March 26, 11:00 am

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, February 6 or April 2, 11:00 am

Learn how to use your Kindle Fire to download free eBooks/audiobooks. 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. The group does not meet in August or December. There are two short book selections for February 17  - The Stranger, by Albert Camus and The Meursault Investigation, by Kamel Daoud. 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 February 24 is Girl Waits with Gun, by Amy Stewart.  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.

 

Nonfiction Book Group

Meeting times vary for this new nonfiction book group. The next meeting is Thursday, February 11 at 7:00 pm. The book selection is The Wright Brothers, by David McCullough. The library will provide copies of the book to all participants. Large print copies and CD audio books are also available upon request

 

 

 

 

 

 

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