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Nightclub@Lewisboro Library

Jay Prince & Friends

Friday, November 10, 8:00 pm, door open at 7:30

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

 

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! Tickets may be purchased at the Library or online via the button below. Wine, beer and dessert are included.

 

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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.

Special Events:

 

Candidates Forum

Wednesday, October 25, 7:00 pm

 

South Salem Ghost Walk  Register Here

Friday, October 27, 7:00 pm

Town historian Maureen Koehl will lead a “Ghost Walk,” a one-hour walking tour of local sites with a haunted history. Thrill seekers and history buffs should meet at the Library at 7 pm – armed with flashlights. The one-hour tour will proceed through the Old White Churchyard, past various buildings in the village and along Spring Street toward the South Salem cemetery.  Be warned -- along the way we might encounter the spirits of a Civil War soldier and a mournful suicide.

 

Celebrate Women’s Suffrage Centennial: 1917-2017

 

Votes for Women  Register Here

Sunday, November 12, 4:00 pm

In 2017, it will be 100 years since New York State signed women's suffrage into law. Professor Susan Goodier examines the Women’s Suffrage and Anti-Suffrage movements through political cartoons. This program, which is free and open to the public, is made possible through the support of the New York Council for the Humanities’ Public Scholars program.

 

On Exhibit: Votes for Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial

November 1 – 30

During November, the Library will host a photo exhibit from the New York State Museum, Albany, entitled Votes for Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial. The exhibit is made possible through the generous support of the League of Women Voters of North East Westchester (LWVNEW) serving Bedford, Lewisboro, Mt. Kisco, North Salem, and Pound Ridge.

 

Classics for a Cause: “Up”  Register Here

Friday, December 1, 7:00 pm

Come watch the uplifting animated film Up, the 2010 Academy Award winner for best animated feature. Entrance “fee” is a non-perishable food item for donation to the Northern Westchester Community Center’s food pantry!  Rated PG.

 

Creative Classes

 

Crafting with Books  Register Here

Tuesday, October 24, 7:00 pm OR

Thursday, November 2, 1:00 pm

Use a recycled book and art supplies to make a crafty “Apple for the Teacher” or “Thanksgiving Pumpkin Centerpiece.”

 

T-Shirt Yarn Design  Register Here

Saturday, November 18, 11:00 am

Learn how to turn t-shirts into yarn and make a small project! Please bring a clean t-shirt.

 

Earring Design Workshop   Register Here

Tuesday, December 5, 7:00 pm

Adults/Teens. 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.

 

Educational Seminars:

  

Demystifying Medicare & Healthcare Coverage for Seniors  Register Here

Saturday, October 21, 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.

 

Author Talk: Parenting in the Spotlight  Register Here

Sunday, October 29, 2:00 pm

Author and South Salem resident Denise Simon discusses her book Parenting in the Spotlight: How to raise a child star without screwing them up. A renowned child acting coach, Denise will offer advice on how to avoid the pitfalls of a child in the spotlight.

 

Estate Planning: Protect Your Parents and Yourself  Register Here

Saturday, November 4, 2:00 pm

Topics include trusts, probate and the best way to preserve your assets.

 

Real Estate Planning for all Stages of Life

This presentation will be rescheduled in the spring. Please check back for an update

A panel of professional realtors, mortgage brokers and financial planners will discuss how much people should invest in their home at various stages in their life (singles, growing family, empty nesters). Will touch on the emotional elements that go along with these life stages, and attachments to your home and community. 

 

 

History Series:

 

Hemingway in Paris

Presenter had to postpone this program. New date is Sunday, March 11 at 2 pm.

Elizabeth Kemble, founder of Travellati Tours, gives an illustrated talk on the places where Hemingway and his counterparts lived, worked, and partied; many places still in existence today.

 

The Secret of Priest’s Grotto  Register Here

Sunday, October 22, 4:00 pm

Author and explorer Chris Nicola presents the story of five Jewish families who survived the Holocaust in the Ukraine by taking refuge in a cave, and his journey decades later to locate the Survivors and document their experience. Books are available for purchase and signing.

 

An “Armchair Tour” of South Salem  Register Here

Sunday, November 19, 2:00 pm

Town Historian Maureen Koehl gives a PowerPoint presentation based on last spring’s “Walking Tour of South Salem.” A great way to learn about the historic sites surrounding Main Street – without taking the 2-mile trek!

 

Technology Classes: 

 

Download Books & More

to iPad/iPhone/Kindle or Kindle Fire/Android

Individual appointments and coaching are available to get you started on using the library's downloadable digital media and streaming services. Please contact the library for an appointment

 

iPad/iPhone Tips and Tricks   Register Here

Thursday, October 26, 11:00 am OR

Tuesday, November 28, 2:00 pm

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

 

Intermediate Excel  Register Here

Saturday, October 14, 2:00 pm

Want to go further with Excel?  Join us as we explore more features such as pivot tables, multiple pages and charts.

 

Design with Canva  Register Here

Saturday, October 28, 11:00 am

Discover how to design your own flyers, marketing materials, social media graphics and more with this fun, easy to use tool!

 

 

Present with PowerPoint  Register Here

Saturday, November 4, 11:00 am

Learn how to create engaging presentations.

 

 

Control Your Online Privacy  Register Here

Saturday, November 18, 2:00 pm

Learn how you are tracked and reduce your digital footprint.

 

 

Exploring Word  Register Here

Saturday, December 2, 11:00 am

Want to create a document?  Make a piece stand out? How about inserting a table or picture?  Have fun exploring Word.

 

 

Android Tips and Tricks  Register Here

Saturday, December 9, 11:00 am

Learn how to get the most from your Android device.  Bring along your device and your Google Playstore 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. The book selection for October 18 is Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy, by Carlos Eire. 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 October 25 is Glory Over Everything, by Kathleen Grissom.  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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