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

Color Yourself Happy 

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

Adult coloring is a popular way to socialize while relieving stress! Join your neighbors for these relaxing monthly gatherings.

 

Special Events:

 

Annual Meeting with Speaker Tom Christopher

Sunday, January 29, 4:00 pm

Tom Christopher is an artist and local South Salem resident known for his expressionist urban paintings and murals, mostly of New York City. He is currently involved with the Paseo Caribe Mural project in Puerto Rico.  Christopher began as a commercial artist, and has become a notable artist with worldwide galleries and exhibitions. His presentation will be preceded by a short business meeting.

 

Nightclub@Lewisboro Library:

Tickets: $30 person general seating/$60 person table seating.

May be purchased at the Library or on Library website. Please specify concert date.

Wine, beer and dessert are included.

Don’t delay – our Nightclub events sell out!

 

Doug Munro

Friday, February 10, 8:00 pm

Master guitarist Doug Munro kicks off our 2017 “Nightclub” series with the music of jazz giants Oscar Peterson and Joe Pass. With the great Pete Malinverni on piano, legendary drummer Richie Morales and Doug's long time bassist Michael Goetz, this promises to be a night of swinging music from one of our favorite guitarists in tribute to two of his greatest influences.

 

Arlen Roth  

Friday, March 31, 8:00 pm

One of the top 100 guitarists of the century, music lovers consider Arlen Roth "the guitarist's guitarist," a brilliant musician with the rare ability to seamlessly cross over musical genres and playing styles.  He is an acclaimed solo artist, sideman, bandleader, studio musician, songwriter and the founder of Hot Licks, a guitar learning resources company. A special evening, not to be missed!

 

Lewisboro Volunteer Fair

Saturday, March 4, 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 Lewisboro Volunteer Fair. Local agencies will have tables at the library with information on their services and volunteer needs. To register your agency, contact Liz Gabriele at 875-9004. There is no fee for participation.

 

Comic Con @Lewisboro Library

Saturday, April 29, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Full Schedule will be posted online in February

Save the Date! Our first ever Comic Con last year was a huge success, so we’re making it an annual event! Activities include cosplay, crafts and cartooning for kids & teens, a MASSIVE comic book sale and the return of the Westchester Geeks and the Star Wars characters from the Empire City Garrison. Teen and adult volunteers needed.

 

 

Educational Seminars:

 

Small Business 101: The Power of the Inbox

Tuesday, January 24, 7:30 pm - DATE CHANGE!

Attention business owners and non-profits: want to learn how to increase your company’s profiles without a big advertising budget? Kick off the new year with this powerful seminar that takes you step-by-step through the keys to effective email marketing. Learn how to help your email and social media efforts be more effective marketing tools. Led by David Fischer, CEO and Founder of Solutions for Growth and an acknowledged expert on marketing for businesses and non-profits. 

 

Career Workshop: Latest Trends in Resumes

Tuesday, February 7, 7:30 pm

Learn about the latest styles of resumes and trends in job search from a trained instructor with the Westchester Library System Career and Educational Counseling Service.

 

Growing Old Wisely

Sunday, February 12, 1:30 pm

Sage-ing (also known as Conscious Eldering) is a model for living ones elder years more consciously, joyfully and compassionately. Presenter Jerome Kerner, a Certified Sage-ing Leader will introduce Sage-ing concepts including life review, forgiveness work and issues surrounding our mortality. The program is geared to those 55 and older seeking purpose and meaning in the second half of life.

 

Introduction to DNA Testing

Sunday, March 19, 4:00 pm

Nora Galvin is a Professional Genealogist. Her presentation on genetic genealogy includes the three types of DNA that are tested, how they are useful to genealogists, and information about the three major testing companies in the U.S.

 

Fiction Writing Workshop

Tuesdays, March 21, 28, April, 4, 18 & 25, 7:00 pm

Author and writing teacher Kim Kovach offers more creative ways to explore character, point-of-view and dialogue. New writers and returning participants learn how to make fiction writing come alive and banish writer's block via weekly homework assignments.

 

Demystifying Medicare & Healthcare Coverage for Seniors

Saturday, April 8, 10:15 am

This informative, interactive presentation is designed to help those who already  have Medicare, as well as people soon to be 65, planning their retirement, or assisting others with their medical decisions.

 

eBay Basics

Sunday, April 23, 2:00 pm

eBay Specialist Carol Sherwin covers the basics of buying and selling on eBay, from creating an account to making the best possible listing - with lots of tips for getting the best price for your items. Must have working familiarity with the Internet and digital camera/phone.

 

Earring Design Workshop

Tuesday, May 2, 7:00 pm

Make earrings to keep and earrings to donate to women’s shelters. Led by Joan Lloyd.

 

Cord Cutting 101

Saturday, May 6, 1:00 pm or

Tuesday, May 9, 7:00 pm

Learn about the options of cable and satellite vs. other sources of television programming.

 

Lewisboro Garden Club Presentations:

Thursday, April 6, 7:30 pm

Master Gardener Peter Russell discusses the undesirable qualities of weeds, the four keys to

weed control and weed composting considerations.

 

Thursday, May 4, 7:30 pm

Thursday, June 1, 7:30 pm

Speakers will be posted at lewisborogardenclub.org & lewisborolibrary.org.

 

  

Entertainment:

 

Brown Bag Movies

First Thursday of Month at 1 pm

Bring your lunch and enjoy films newly-released on DVD/Blu-ray.

 

Thursday, January 5: Florence Foster Jenkins, starring Meryl Streep & Hugh Grant

Thursday, February 2: Girl on a Train, starring Emily Blunt

 

Lewisboro Sustainability Committee Film Series

Dates & Film Schedule to Come

Suggested Donation of $5 to cover license fees

  

 

History Series:

 

Lewisboro History: The People on the Hill

Sunday, February 19, 2:00 pm

The “People on the Hill” seem to have the biggest houses, the most money, and sometimes more fascinating lives. Lewisboro had its share of “hill” folk including H.B. Anderson, James M. Crafts, Richard C. Bondy, Dr. George G. Shelton, and General John F. O’ Ryan. Maureen Koehl offers a peek inside their lives.

 

Lewisboro History: Secret Lives

Sunday, March 12, 2:00 pm

All towns have their secrets and Lewisboro is no exception. This look at our town’s history will

check into the secret lives of several of our former residents. Town Historian Maureen Koehl welcomes suggestions for fascinating historical residents you might wonder about. Submit suggestions by February 12 to lewisborolibrary@gmail.com.

 

Walking Tour of South Salem

Sunday, May 21, 2:00 pm

Stepping off from the Library, this roughly two-mile walking tour and lecture gives insight into the historic sites surrounding Main Street.

 

 

TECHNOLOGY CLASSES: 

 

 

Download Books to iPad/iPhone

Tuesday, January 31, 2:00 pm or

Wednesday, February 22, 11:00 am or

Friday, March 31, 11:00 am

Discover how to download free eBooks and audiobooks. Must know your Apple ID and password.

 

iPad/iPhone Tips and Tricks

Thursday, January 26, 2:00 pm or

Monday, February 13, 11:00 am or

Tuesday, March 21, 11:00 am

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

 

Kindle Class

Saturday, January 28, 1:00 pm or

Thursday, February 2, 11:00 am

Learn how to download free eBooks onto your Kindle. (All Kindle devices EXCEPT Kindle Fire.) Must know your Amazon User ID and password.

 

Kindle Fire Class

Monday, January 30, 1:00 pm or

Saturday, February 11, 1:00 pm

Learn how to download free eBooks onto your Kindle Fire. Must know your Amazon User ID and password.

 

Windows 10 Basics

Thursday, February 16, 11:00 am or

Saturday, April 22, 1:00 pm

Learn the new features of Windows 10.

 

Exploring Excel

Saturday, February 25, 1:00 pm or

Tuesday, March 7, 11:00 am

Using Microsoft 2010, learn the basics of setting up a spreadsheet, manipulating data and creating a chart.

 

Lynda.com

Saturday, March 11, 1:00 pm or

Tuesday, March 14, 7:00 pm

Come learn how to use Lynda.com, a free online learning company that helps you learn new subjects through a video library of top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.

 

Google Drive – 15 GB Free!

Thursday, March 23, 1:00 pm or

Saturday, April 1, 1:00 pm

See your documents, spreadsheets and presentations anywhere - on any device.  Edit them, back them up and collaborate with others.

 

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 January 18 is "For Whom the Bell Tolls" by Ernest Hemingway. 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. There is no December meeting. The book selection for January 25 is The Nest by Cynthia D'Arpix Sweeney. 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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