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Adult Special Events and Programs
Vintage & Antiquarian
Are you interested in books that are older than you -- first editions and sets from your favorite authors? Good copies of books out of print for decades from noted authors and scholars? This specialty sale has it all. Whether for reading, collecting, impressing your friends or even staging your home for sale, you can get wonderful books while helping the Library raise much-needed operating funds. All books are very reasonably priced.
Reusable Bag Initiative Meeting
Thursday, March 29, 7:00 pm
This public forum hosted by the Lewisboro Sustainability Committee is a discussion about the proposal to ban single-use plastic bags in Lewisboro. For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Thursday, April 5, 7:00 pm
The Lewisboro Garden Club hosts UConn Master Gardener Phyllis Pardo, who will discuss her favorite gardening tools and how to keep them clean and sharp using non-toxic materials. Bring your hand pruners to get them ready for spring!
Sunday, April 8, 4:00 pm
Professor Stephen Murray takes the audience on a visually stunning virtual tour of the art and architecture of the famed Notre-Dame of Amiens Cathedral - granting an insider's glimpse into spaces not open to the public.
Tuesday, April 10, 7:00 pm
Ayurveda is thought to be the world’s oldest healing system. Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik will discuss how Ayurveda can work with Western medicine to achieve balance and harmony, and how naturopathy (natural therapy) integrates with Ayurveda.
Saturday, April 14, 2:00 pm
Dr. Lynn Parodneck discusses medical marijuana and the NY State Compassionate Care Act. Topics include qualifying conditions and methods of delivery.
Tuesday, April 17, 7:00 pm
Author Robert J. Bernstein discusses his book Uniquely Normal: Tapping the Reservoir of Normalcy to Treat Autism, and his goal for people with ASD to be able to live in the world and connect with the people in it as themselves.
Wednesday, April 18, 8:30 am
Join the staff before opening for a light breakfast and straightening up of the Library shelves.
Saturday, April 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.
Sunday, April 29, 2:00 pm
Lewisboro was home to many interesting women through the centuries. Maureen Koehl will touch on the lives and accomplishments of a few of them, including suffragette Edith Bailey, town benefactress Alice Poor, hermitess Sarah Bishop and spy Martha Dodd.
Tuesday, May 1, 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.
Thursday, May 10, 7:00 pm
An important community discussion for residents and workers of Lewisboro. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, statistics for New York State show that suicide is the second leading cause of death in young people ages 25 to 34 and the third leading cause of death in those ages 15 to 24. In this interactive discussion, Dr. Mark Stracks will review the current trends related to adolescent and adult suicide risk and intervention strategies for families and professionals. Families, clergy, health professionals, first responders, and school and town officials are all invited to attend this important discussion.
Saturday, May 12, 11:00 am
Estate planning is not only for the rich – learn all about how and when to write (update) wills; life insurance, special needs planning and other trusts, elder care law and plain answers on Medicare and Medicaid.
Thursday, June 7, 7:00 pm
Michelle Langone from Pound Ridge Nursery will discuss and demonstrate how to create a container garden to last from late spring to late summer. Sponsored by the Lewisboro Garden Club.
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.
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.
April 3 - Darkest Hour: During the early days of WWII, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Academy Award winner Gary Oldman), who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler or fight on against incredible odds.
April 17 - Temple Grandin: April is National Autism Awareness Month. Temple Grandin is a biographical drama about an autistic woman who becomes one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.
The Library is pleased to offer a weekly Mahjong group where the experienced players teach beginners. If you are interested in joining, please let us know at 875-9004 or via email at email@example.com.
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.
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 28 is The Piano Tuner, by Daniel Mason. 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 28 is Before We Were Yours, by Lisa Wingate. 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.