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.
Educational & Instructional Seminars:
IMAGINE-NATION: COMMUNITY-WIDE BULLYING PREVENTION
Thursday, March 5, 7:00 pm
Come for your Child, your Neighbor, Our Community. Guest speaker
Sandy Lundy's 11-year old son took his own life as a result of
bullying. Since Shane's death, Sandy has developed a variety of
programs for both children and adults to ensure that what happened
to Shane never happens to another child. Learn how we can all work
together to ensure the safety and well-being of the children in this
community. All community leaders and members who want to learn more
about bullying prevention are invited to attend.
Lewisboro Community VOLUNTEER Fair
Saturday, March 7, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Give back to
annual event pairs would-be teen and adult volunteers with local
agencies in need of help. Please take the time to stop by and speak
with representatives of local groups who will have tables at the
Library with information on their services and volunteer needs.
Participating agencies include: Guiding Eyes for the Blind,
Lewisboro Garden Club, Lewisboro Open Space and Preserves Committee,
Lewisboro Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Meals on
Wheels, the Veteran's Advisory Committee, WestFair Rides and the
Lewisboro Library Fair – which will be seeking many volunteers for
help with its 60th Anniversary event this September!
Please also make a point to drop in at the
“Helping Hands” stations, where
helpers of all ages can make items to donate to nonprofits.
Genetic Testing & You
Tuesday, March 10, 7:00 pm
and screening is increasingly being used to help people with
everything from preconception and prenatal testing to assessing
risks for mature onset diseases. Genetic Counselor Betsy Vibert will
discuss the role of genetic testing in medicine today.
History Discussion: People, Not Property
Sunday, March 22, 2:00 pm
Did you know
that numerous plantations once flourished throughout Westchester
County? Michael A. Lord traces the development of slavery in New
York, resistance to the institution, and why this history continues
to be relevant.
Reader’s Theater for Adults
March 24 & 31, April 7 & 14, 7:00 pm
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
Surveys, Surveys, Surveys!
Saturday, March 28, 11:00 am
survey season - not to mention all those other surveys we're
bombarded with! This overview of marketing research and surveys
gives you an inside look at how to interpret surveys and how to spot
potential sources of bias.
BEYOND THE NATIVE/EXOTIC PLANT DEBATE
Sunday, March 29, 5:00 pm
Dr. Nina Bassuk, Director
of the Urban Horticulture Institute at Cornell University
specializes in enhancing the function and health of plants growing
in urban and disturbed areas. She will discuss native plants,
thought by many as the go-to options to increase species diversity
and habitat for wildlife - but are they the best choices for our
landscapes? Professor Bassuk will debunk some of the myths
surrounding these plants.
Sponsored by the
Lewisboro Garden Club and Copia Home & Garden.
April 1, 8:30 am
Join the staff
before opening for a light breakfast and straightening up of the
SENIOR SEMINARS DAY
Saturday, April 4, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
It’s a day just
for seniors! We have speakers lined up for two seminars in the
morning and two in the afternoon, with a break for lunch and time to
browse tables set up with information on services for seniors.
Brought to you by the Lewisboro Library, Lewisboro Seniors and
Westchester County DSPS Livable Communities. Lunch sponsored by
Atria Senior Living. Space is limited!
10:30- 11:30: "Scam
12:30: "Daily Money Management" Seminar
12:30 - 1:30: Lunch and services
1:30- 2:30: "Boost Your Brain" Seminar
2:30- 3:30: "Gentle Movement Exercises" -
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY LEWISBORO LIBRARY!*
April 24 - 26
Come help us
celebrate our 5-year Anniversary in our beautifully renovated
Library building. We have fun events planned all weekend for
children, teens and adults.
* THE LIBRARY BEYOND THE WALLS
Saturday, April 25, 11:00 am
The library offers many services for
all ages that you can't see and may not know about - all for FREE!
Learn about what's available with your library card. We promise
you'll be amazed!
* BROWSING THROUGH HISTORY: THE STORY OF OUR LIBRARY
Sunday, April 26, 2:00 pm
From its beginning chapter in 1799 to the rest of the story in
2020, learn how our Library has suffered the downs and
celebrated the ups of our society and benefited the citizens of
Lewisboro for 221 years. Hear how reading options and services
have changed during its lifetime and enjoy the tales the books
and former librarians have to tell. Led by Town Historian
MEDICARE & HEALTHCARE OPTIONS FOR SENIORS
Saturday, May 2, 10 am to 1 pm
A must for anyone trying to
navigate their way through our complicated healthcare system
for older adults. It will help those who already have
Medicare, as well as people soon to be 65, planning their
retirement, or assisting relatives and friends with their
The engaging, interactive program outlines the various parts
of Medicare and lays out the costs associated with the
medical and drug insurance provided by the government and
"LINKEDIN" TO YOUR JOB SEARCH
May 6, 7:00 pm
A free presentation conducted
by a career counselor and coach to assist job seekers and
others using social media in their job search. Discover the
value and features of LinkedIn, a powerful job search
tool. Learn what to put in an online profile and how to
AN EVENING WITH
Wednesday, May 20, 7:30 pm
guitarist Elephtheria Kotzia has been described as doing for the
Greek soul what flamenco does for the Spanish. Trained at the
National Conservatory in Athens, she has toured regularly in Europe,
the United States and South America – we are lucky to get her on a
stop-over en route to performances in Princeton and Canada!
Wednesday, June 3, 7:00 pm
among the most impressive shrubs available for adding late season
color and flair to your garden. In recent years the development of
new forms has exploded with countless unique and exciting varieties
now available. Join Broken Arrow Nurseries Horticulture
Manager, Adam Wheeler, for this informative lecture that demystifies
this complex group of plants and showcases some of the very best new
selections. Sponsored by the Lewisboro Garden Club.
iPad/iPhone Tips & Tricks
26, 2:00 pm OR Thursday, April 23, 2:00 pm
Have a new device? Come hear about the latest tips, tricks and apps
available for the iPhone & iPad. Must know your Apple ID and
Android Tips & Tricks
April 14, 2:00 pm
Discover how to
get the most from your Android device. Bring along your device and
your Google Playstore ID and password.
PRESENT WITH POWERPOINT
Saturday, March 14, 2:00 pm
Discover how to
tell a persuasive story with PowerPoint. Come have fun and learn
about this great presentation tool.
DOWNLOAD BOOKS, MOVIE & MORE
Saturday, March 21, 11:00 am
Learn how to
download FREE eBooks, audiobooks, movies and music - all from your
Library! Depending on your device, you must know your Apple ID,
Amazon ID or Google Playstore ID and password.
Control Your Online Privacy
April 18, 11:00 am
Learn how you
are tracked on your computer, how to reduce your digital footprint
and how to be safer online.
Cutting the Cord
May 16, 11:00 am
Break free from
the high cost of TV! Find out about cost-saving alternatives to
cable and satellite television.
Download Books 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
Films & Recurring Programs:
BROWN BAG FILM SERIES
you may have
March 3 - Raise Hell: The Life
and Times of Molly Ivins
tells the story of political journalist Molly Ivins. Known
as "Six Feet of Texas Trouble" she was a best-selling author
and Bill of Rights warrior with a razor sharp wit. Knowing
the Bill of Rights was in peril, she famously said
"Polarizing people is a good way to win an election and a
good way to wreck a country."
- Michael Collins
In the early
20th century, Michael Collins leads the Irish Republican
Army in a violent battle for Ireland's independence from
Britain. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Irish soda bread
and a film about Ireland!
Meets: Weekly on Fridays at 1:00 pm
Monthly on third 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.
Lewisboro Library Book
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 March 18 is
This Tender Land,
by William Kent Krueger. 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
March 18 is
Warlight by Michael Ondaatje. 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.