Adult Programs and Special Events
Please register for all programs by calling the library at 875-9004, or sending an email
Color Yourself Happy
Monthly on third Tuesday of the month, 2:00 pm
Adult coloring is the latest social and stress-relieving craze, so we've
stocked up with a supply of adult coloring books and colored pencils.
Join your neighbors for these relaxing monthly gatherings.
fun night out with friends while raising money for your favorite
Saturday, October 15, 8:00 pm
Put on your
boogie shoes and 1970’s disco outfit and get ready to shake your groove
thing! A DJ will spin danceable faves under a glittery disco ball while
guests enjoy beer, wine and light bites. Prize for best costume. Paid
reservations must be made in advance at the Library or
online. Deadline for reservations: October 13.
Jay Prince & Friends (with
Friday, November 4, 8:00 pm
Admission: $30 person general seating/$60 person table seating
“Nightclub” series continues as
Jay Prince brings an
all-star lineup of musicians for an amazing evening of funky jazz, blues
and music for the soul! Musicians include Bill Heller,
Joel Rosenblatt, Dave Anderson, Chris Eminizer plus a special guest
vocalist. Seats are limited for this
exciting evening of music. Paid reservations must be made in advance at
the Library or or online. Deadline for reservations: November
1. Don’t delay – our Nightclub events sell out! Wine, beer and dessert
are included. Sponsored by Hal Prince Music.
Fiction Writing Workshop
Wednesdays, Sept 21, 28, October 5, 19, 26, 10:00 am
Tuesday, October 4, 7:00 pm
a creative pumpkin decoration from a recycled book and art supplies.
“Local Color” Note Cards
Tuesday, November 1, 2:00 pm
Color your own note cards that feature local landmarks.
Fall Harvest Tealight Jars
Monday, November 7, 1:00 pm
DIY tealight jars will make a great Thanksgiving decoration.
Earring Design Workshop
Tuesday, December 6, 7:00 pm
Adults & Teens. A fun night out for a good cause! Make earrings to
keep and earrings to donate to women’s shelters. Led by Joan Lloyd, who
donates over 500 pairs of earrings to women's shelters each month.
It’s for the Birds!
Thursday, September 8, 7:15 pm
Want to attract birds to your yard but don’t know how? Michele MacKinnon, a UCONN
Master Gardener, discusses how to attract feathered friends to your
garden with plant arrangements. This presentation will identify plants
you can use, approaches to planting
Sponsored by Lewisboro Garden Club.
Trees & Shrubs
for Fall Color
Thursday, October 6, 7:15 pm
Adam Wheeler, of Broken Arrow
Nursery, reveals how to get the right mix of fire engine red, russet and
bronze in your landscape. Come explore the world of fall color
and learn why the hallmark colors of the Northeast Landscape develop as
they do and how they can be promoted. Adam will teach these secrets
while showcasing a diverse selection of outstanding landscape trees and
shrubs for brightening your autumn display.
Sponsored by Lewisboro Garden Club.
Planning for all Stages of Life
Tuesday, September 27, 7:30 pm
Bryan P. Stern, CPA, gives an
overview of key financial planning considerations that people should be
aware of at various stages in their lives. Topics include financial
basics to teach your children, investing basics, all about credit scores,
caring for aging parents, deciding to
retire and working during retirement.
Planning for College
Tuesday, November 15, 7:30 pm
Bryan Stern returns with a
presentation for parents on saving for college, using tax advantage
accounts, financial aid 101 and education tax deductions and credit.
Preservation & Long Term Care
Saturday, October 1, 2:00 pm
Learn how to protect your assets from the soaring costs of long term
care. Michele Cassidy, JD, LLM, an elder law attorney practicing in
Westchester, will discuss the ins and outs of accessing VA benefits and
Medicaid as sources of payment for these looming expenses.
Medicare & Healthcare Coverage for Seniors
Saturday, October 15, 10:15 am
This presentation is designed
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. This 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 private
companies. Sponsored by the Lewisboro Library and Lewisboro Seniors.
for Body & Brain
Thursday, October 20, 1:00 pm
A free educational program by the
Alzheimer's Association Hudson Valley Chapter with information about
research in diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social
engagement, and use hands-on tools to develop a plan for healthy aging.
101: Avoiding Traps that Could Sink Your Business
Tuesday, October 18, 7:00 pm
Statistics show only one out of nine business startups are successful.
Dr. Bert Shlensky, President of Startup Connection, offers professional
advice on how to be that successful one! The workshop includes
interactive exercises on business tips, how to make money and how
operations can add to profits. Startup Connection helps entrepreneurs
make money by showing them how to navigate and balance all aspects of
starting a business. Dr. Shlensky had over 40 years experience with
managing and consulting various organizations.
101: The Power of the Inbox
Tuesday, October 25, 7:30 pm
This powerful seminar 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. He teaches business owners and non-profits
how to increase their company’s profiles without a big advertising
Security Benefits Strategy
Saturday, November 12, 1:00 pm
Americans think Social Security is simple and straightforward, often it
is not. Making a mistake when selecting your benefit option can cost
thousands - sometimes, even tens of thousands - of dollars over the
course of retirement. Consequently, it’s a good idea to talk with
experts in the field, gather the information you need, and make informed
Certified Financial Planner Robert Leitner shares his expertise in
Social Security benefits and reviews new changes to social security laws
about claiming retirement and spousal benefits.
The Connecticut Ghost Hunter
Saturday, October 8, 7:00 pm
Have you ever wanted to meet a real Ghost Hunter? Do you want to hear
actual recordings of ghosts captured at haunted houses in and around the
Connecticut and New York area? Join paranormal investigator Barry Pirro
of ConnecticutGhostHunter.com who will share chilling stories from
recent investigations, play recordings of real ghosts, and share ghost
hunting tips. Questions will be answered and members of the audience
will have a chance to share their ghost stories. This event is geared
toward adults and young adults, ages 12 and up.
Lewisboro Sustainability Committee Film Series
Friday of the Month, 7:30 pm
Suggested Donation of $5 to cover license fees
Friday, September 16, 7:30 pm
looks at nuclear power by going inside the core activities at an aging
nuclear plant and posing the simple question: is this safe?
To Make a Farm
Friday, October 21, 7:30 pm
This beautifully photographed
documentary explores the lives of five young people who have decided to
become small-scale farmers.
Friday, November 18, 7:30 pm
In this award-winning film,
filmmaker Werner Boote investigates whether there are too many people on
Second Monday of the Month, 1:00 pm
Revisit an old favorite or watch something new to you
September 12: Cocoon
October 17: On Golden Pond (3rd Monday)
November 14: The Bucket List
December 12: Away from Her
Hermits in the
The Leather Man &
Sunday, October 9, 2:00 pm
Learn about the Leather Man, a
mid-19th century wanderer who followed a monthly 360-mile
circuit through New York and Connecticut for 30 years; and Sarah Bishop,
a Revolutionary War era hermitess who lived in a cave overlooking the
Three Lakes area.
Hermits in the
Sunday, October 23, 2:00 pm
Twentieth Century Lewisboro’s
hermit was Captain Chingis Guirey, a man of incredible genius who chose
to live out his later life in a cement block shelter on Todd Road. Come
learn the Captain’s intriguing story.
Sunday, November 6, 2:00 pm
Town Historian Maureen Koehl shares
the town’s collection of historic postcards that illustrate “the way we
were” from early 20th century to more modern times.
Download Books to iPad/iPhone
September 28, 2:00 pm or
Tuesday, October 25, 11:00
Discover how to download free
eBooks and audiobooks onto your iPad/iPhone. Must
know your Apple ID and password.
iPad/iPhone Tips and Tricks
27, 11:00 am or
2, 2:00 pm
Learn useful tips,
tricks and apps for the iPad/iPhone. Must know your Apple ID and
25, 3:00 pm
Learn how to
download free eBooks onto your Kindle. (All Kindle devices EXCEPT Kindle
know your Amazon User ID and password.
Kindle Fire Class
29, 3:00 pm
Learn how to
download free eBooks and audiobooks onto your Kindle Fire.
Must know your
Amazon User ID and password.
Google Drive - 15 GB Free!
to store your files securely and access them from any device using the
Google Drive free service. Open or edit documents, presentations,
spreadsheets, forms or drawings and
you or your collaborative team can change your files anywhere, even
without internet access!
Drive Overview - Saturday, October 1, 11:00 am
Docs - Saturday, October 22, 11:00 am
Sheets - Saturday, November 5, 11:00 am
Slides - Saturday, December 3, 11:00 am
Windows 10 Overview
September 27, 3:00 pm
Learn the new features of
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
September 21 is All Quiet on the Western Front,
by Erich Maria Remarque. 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
is The Nightingale by Kristen Hannah. . 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.