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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.

 

Educational & Instructional Seminars:   

 


Reader’s Theater for Adults  Register Here
Tuesdays, March 19 & 26, April 2 & 9, 7:00 pm

Each week we’ll 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 Kovach.


The “Black Sox” and other Sports Betting Scandals  Register Here
Sunday, March 24, 2:00 pm

It’s the 100th anniversary of the White Sox World Series betting scandal. Journalist Evan Weiner takes a look at that momentous event, as well as modern scandals involving football, college basketball, and of course Pete Rose. We follow this up in April with a Sunday matinee of the film Eight Men Out, which tells the tale of the "Black Sox" players.

 

Using the new catalog  Register Here
Wednesday, March 27, 11:00 am

Have questions about using the new Library catalog? Come get an overview on how to use the new catalog, how it differs from the previous catalog and the advantages of this new system. If you cannot make this session you may contact the Library for an individual appointment.

 

CLIMATE EDUCATION PROJECT  Register Here
Saturday, March 30, 2:30 pm

Get the essential information we need to understand global warming and climate change: what's really  happening and why. This discussion, sponsored by the Lewisboro Sustainability Committee, will be led by resident Robert Whittaker, a retired lawyer who specialized in scientific law.


Bookshelf Blitz  Register Here
Wednesday, April 3, 8:30 am

Join the staff before opening for a light breakfast and straightening up of the Library shelves.

 

MAKING AN ORGANIC LOW MAINTENANCE LAWN & MINIMAL MOW AREAS  Register Here

Thursday, April 4, 7:00 pm
Speaker Anthony Langlois has 30 years experience as a seedsman with Jonathan Green along with 10 years working with a national Lawncare company as a manager and agronomist. Graduating from Slippery Rock University with a BS in Environmental Resource Management he has consulted to Sod Farms, sports fields, landscapers, Garden Centers and homeowners lawns. Join us for a lively discussion on how to have a chemical-free sod lawn that will be the envy of your neighborhood. Sponsored by the Lewisboro Garden Club.


Armchair Tour of the Cross River Cemetery  Register Here
Sunday, April 7, 2:00 pm

For those who couldn't make the live tour, Town Historian Maureen Koehl takes us on a virtual tour of the Cross River/Reynolds Cemetery. The Cemetery is the final resting place for hundreds of residents who came before and added to the history of our town. Hear the stories of their tragedies and successes as we stroll the hallowed hillside from the comfort of the Library.


Demystifying Medicare & Healthcare Coverage for Seniors  Register Here
Saturday, April 13, 10:15 am – 1:00 pm

All your Medicare questions answered in one place! 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.
 

Sunday Matinee: Eight Men Out  Register Here
Sunday, April 14, 1:30 pm

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the "Black Sox" Scandal. In 1919, a group of professional gamblers offered the White Sox's best athletes a fortune to throw the World Series, and the players agreed. This drama depicts the fallout in the sports world - and America - when the dark secret gets out.

 

On the President's Secret Service  Register Here

Sunday, May 5, 4:00 pm

Joseph Russo worked for twenty years as a Special Agent of the U.S. Secret Service, managing Security arrangements for the New York Protection Squad and later in charge of Presidential Security for Bill Clinton. He’ll discuss the history of the Service and his personal experiences as a Secret Service Agent on duty.

 

EARRING DESIGN WORKSHOP  Register Here

Sunday, May 5, 4:00 pm

Make earrings to keep and earrings to donate to women's shelters.  Led by Joan Lloyd, who donates over 700 pairs of earrings each month.

 

BLOOM WHERE YOU ARE PLANTED  Register Here

Thursday, June 6, 7:00 pm
Master Gardener Linda Fleming gives a lecture with a medley of wonderful herbal ideas. She will discuss seed starting, seed saving, growing, propagation and harvesting plus her recommendation for the best herb garden designs. She will share herbal ideas and recipes for entertaining, as well as a hands-on lesson for making herb vinegars. Sponsored by the Lewisboro Garden Club.

 

DEFENSIVE DRIVING PROGRAM

Saturday, September 7, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fee: $45/$35 for Seniors

The Defensive Driving Insurance Reduction Program is a 6-hour course consisting of a series of films and discussions about driving attitudes and behaviors. It is designed for licensed drivers, but those with permits may attend. Completion of the course results in a ten percent liability insurance discount to the principal operator as well as a maximum of four points off the driver's violation record. Please register at the Library after July 1. Payment is required at time of registration - cash or a check made out to John Coxen.

 

Technology Classes: 

 

Control Your Online Privacy  Register Here
Saturday, March 23, 11:00 am

How is your online privacy at risk? Data breaches, marketers tracking your website clicks, people exploiting the photos you share on social networks — the list goes on. This class will show you how you are tracked and how to reduce your digital footprint and be safer online.

 

CUTTING THE CORD  Register Here
Saturday, April 6, 11:00 am

Tired of the high cost of watching TV? Find out about cost-saving alternatives to cable and satellite television.


Google Docs  Register Here
Saturday, May 4, 11:00 am

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


Free Digital Downloads  Register Here
Saturday, May 18, 11:00 am

Do you read eBooks or listen to audiobooks? Watch movies? Listen to music? Learn about the FREE digital services available from your Library.

 

Download Books & More 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 appointment.

 

 

Films & Recurring Programs:

 

BROWN BAG FILM SERIES   Register Here

First & Third Tuesdays of the Month, 1:00 pm

Bring your lunch and enjoy alternating new film releases and documentaries on the first and third Tuesdays.

 

March 19 - The Wife

The film follows a wife who questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, who is set to receive the Nobel prize in literature. Starring Golden Globe winner Glenn Close.

 

April 2 - A Star is Born

A famous musician discovers - and falls in love with - a struggling younger singer. As her career takes off, their personal relationship breaks down while he struggles with his own personal demons. Starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga.

 

Evening Film Series  Register Here
Tuesday or Friday Evenings, 7:00 pm,

By request, we are now showing the occasional Brown Bag Film selection in the evening as well. The next movie is The Wife, starring Golden Globe winner Glenn Close, on Tuesday, March 12. The film follows a wife who questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, who is set to receive the Nobel prize in literature.

 

STITCH TOGETHER
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.

 

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 March 20 is Gilead, by Marilynne Robinson. The book selection for April 24 is Milkman, by Anna Burns.  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 20 is The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz. There is no December meeting. 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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