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

 

Genealogy Basics & Beyond

Sunday, October 4, 2:00 pm

Suzanne Garbardini leads this two-hour workshop geared toward beginner and intermediate genealogists. She’ll discuss organization and documentation, as well as sources and how to locate them.

 

Demystifying MEDICARE and Healthcare Coverage for Seniors

Wednesday, October 7

6:30-9:30 pm

Perfect for those trying to navigate their way through our complicated healthcare system for older adults -- those who already have Medicare, as well as people soon to be 65.

 

Friday Trivia Night

Friday, October 16, 7:30 pm

Are you a trivia buff? Compete against your neighbors to see who knows the most about books, movies, history, music, sports and pop culture!

 

South Salem Ghost Walk 

Saturday, October 24, 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

 

Special Fundraising Event:

Meet Author Russell Shorto 

Sunday, October 25, 4:00 pm

Award-winning author Russell Shorto lectures on Dutch-American relations and history. His books include Amsterdam: A History of the World’s Most Liberal City, Descartes’ Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict Between Faith and Reason and The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony that Shaped America. Admission is $20 in advance/$25 at door.

 

Nonfiction Book Discussion 

Thursday, October 29, 7:00 pm

This newly-formed group's book selection for October is Dead Wake: the Last Crossing of the Lusitania, by Erik Larsen. Copies of the book can be picked up at the Library.

 

Job Search & Salary Negotiation Workshop

Thursday, November 5, 7:00 pm

This WLS career services workshop covers understanding the latest trends and techniques in job search; learning strategies for winning a higher salary; and developing  confidence to manage the process.

 

Lewisboro’s Henry A. Wallace:

Politician/Scientist/Farmer

Sunday, November 8, 4:00 pm

Secretary of Agriculture and Vice President under Franklin D. Roosevelt, Wallace retired to Farvue Farm in South Salem. Maureen Koehl will share memories of Mr. Wallace during his Lewisboro years and show a short film of his career.

 

Earring Design Workshop

Monday, December 7, 7:00 pm

A fun night out that also benefits others. Participants are asked to make and donate one pair of earrings for each pair they keep.

 

 

TECHNOLOGY CLASSES: 

 

iPad/iPhone Tips and Tricks

Tuesday, September 29, 2:00 pm

Learn useful tips, tricks and apps for the iPad/iPhone. Participants must know their Apple ID and password.

 

Downloading Books to your iPad/iPhone

Tuesday, October 6, 11:00 am

Learn how to download free eBooks/audiobooks onto your iPad/iPhone using the Westchester Library System's free download services. Participants must know their Apple ID and password.

 

Kindle Class

Saturday, October 17, 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

Saturday, November 21, 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. The book selection for September 16 is Constellation of Vital Phenomena, by Anthony Marra. The book selection for October 21 is Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal, by Christopher Moore. 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 September 16 is When Will There be Good News, by Kate Atkinson. The book selection for October 28 is All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr. 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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