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Fall Programs for Adults:

Fall Programs brochure pdf: Fall 2016 Programs Brochure
FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES:ME BEFORE YOU[PG-13]

Friday, September 16 at 7:00 pm
After losing her job as a waitress, a young woman named Lou is hired to act as a caregiver for Will, a banker who was paralyzed in an accident. Although Will has grown despondent since his injury, Lou's no-nonsense ways force him to reconnect with life, and the pair eventually develop feelings for each other. This romantic drama is adapted from the best-selling novel by Jojo Moyes.

Registration is recommended but all are invited to attend. To register call the library at 941-7072 or email Shelley Glick at sglick@wlsmail.org. You may bring your own snacks.



FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: MONEY MONSTER [R]

Friday, October 21 at 7:00 pm

TV stock-market guru Lee Gates (George Clooney) and his producer Patty (Julia Roberts) are held hostage during a live broadcast by a man who lost his life's savings due to Gates' financial advice. The captor soon forces the pair to probe a conspiracy involving the global economy. Jodie Foster directed this thriller. 

Registration is recommended but all are invited to attend. To register call the library at 941-7072 or email Shelley Glick at sglick@wlsmail.org. You may bring your own snacks.



FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES:TBD

Friday, November 18 at 7:00 pm

to be determined

Registration is recommended but all are invited to attend. To register call the library at 941-7072 or email Shelley Glick at sglick@wlsmail.org. You may bring your own snacks.



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DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS

Thursday, September 15 at 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Learn the basics of taking well-composed and expressive digital photos of the landscape and people around you from Robert Uricchio. Bring your questions and your cameras to get some helpful hints. Robert’s photography will be on display at the library in September. .

Registration is recommended but all are invited to attend. To register call the library at 941-7072 or email Shelley Glick at sglick@wlsmail.org.



SMART SENIORS

Friday, September 23 at 1:30 pm
The Attorney General’s “Smart Seniors” program focuses on common scams and frauds that targets older adults - - the warning signs, how to avoid becoming a victim, and where to seek help if you think you're a victim. This program also covers issues such as identity theft and Internet safety. Seniors are provided with "do's" and "don'ts" to stay safe in their daily lives. Gary S. Brown, Statewide Elder Abuse Coordinator & Assistant Attorney General-in-Charge Westchester Regional Office will present this program.

Registration is recommended but all are invited to attend. To register call the library at 941-7072 or email Shelley Glick at sglick@wlsmail.org.



ADULT COLORING

Mondays, starting September 26 at 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Join our newly-formed Adult Coloring Group!  Coloring has been proven to enhance concentration, relieve stress and help reduce anxiety. Come and explore your artistic side, meet new people, and have some fun, all while listening to soft relaxing music.  Colored pencils and coloring sheets will be provided or you may bring your own. Drop-In, no registration or artistic skills required!  This program is cosponsored with the Briarcliff Manor Recreation Department.

Registration is recommended but all are invited to attend. To register call the library at 941-7072 or email Shelley Glick at sglick@wlsmail.org.



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BUILD YOUR MARKETING TOOLKIT - LEARN ABOUT THE ESSENTIAL TOOLS

Thursday, September 20 at 6:30 pm
Many small businesses and organizations find themselves seeking the right strategies to make their marketing efforts as effective as possible. But with so many marketing activities that they could focus on, they often miss some of the important marketing concepts that will help them understand why those activities are so important. This practical seminar is designed to uncover some of those core concepts and show that a little bit of marketing knowledge can go a long way.  David Fischer, founder of Solutions for Growth, will present the program. .

Registration is recommended but all are invited to attend. To register call the library at 941-7072 or email Shelley Glick at sglick@wlsmail.org.



WHAT COUNTS IN THE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PROCESS

Thursday, September 29 at 6:30 pm
What Counts in the College Admissions Process will cover the following topics: finding the right match; how colleges admit students; what students have done in the past to get in and get the most out of college and how to stay calm throughout the entire process. Keith Berman, Founder and President of Options for College, will present this program.

Registration is recommended but all are invited to attend. To register call the library at 941-7072 or email Shelley Glick at sglick@wlsmail.org.



CREATE A LINKED-IN PROFILE WITH IMPACT

Thursday, Otober 6 at 6:30 pm
A free presentation for job seekers and others using social media. Learn how to promote your personal brand, market your strengths and values to an employer and distinguish your profile from your resume. This program is offered through the Westchester Library System’s WEBs Career & Educational Counseling Service

Registration is recommended but all are invited to attend. To register call the library at 941-7072 or email Shelley Glick at sglick@wlsmail.org.



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FUNDAMENTALS OF SOCIAL SECURITY

Friday, October 7at 1:00 pm
Learn the basics of the Social Security Program from an expert from the Social Security Administration. Bernard L. Rosen, a Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration, will present this program. .

Registration is recommended but all are invited to attend. To register call the library at 941-7072 or email Shelley Glick at sglick@wlsmail.org.



THE BASICS: MEMORY LOSS, DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Thursday, October 13 at 6:30 pm
This program provides basic information everyone needs to know about memory-loss issues and what they mean for all of us. The program covers topics such as warning signs of dementia, differences between dementia and Alzheimer's disease, how Alzheimer’s affects the brain, how to get a diagnosis, stages of the disease, treatment options, research and Alzheimer’s Association services to help. This program is presented by Jody Addeo of the Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley.

Registration is recommended but all are invited to attend. To register call the library at 941-7072 or email Shelley Glick at sglick@wlsmail.org.



IMPRESSIONISM AND POST-IMPRESSIONISM: GATEWAYS TO MODERN ART

Sunday, October 16 at 2:00 pm
The Impressionists and Post-Impressionists opened the door for the later Modern artists. This single-session presentation will give you a chance to visit with masters of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism—and to find out a few things about each of them that you may not know. Join us as we survey two of the most significant movements in the history of art! Dr. Jill Kiefer is a teaching artist and art historian. To learn more about her, please visit www.whataboutart.org

Registration is recommended but all are invited to attend. To register call the library at 941-7072 or email Shelley Glick at sglick@wlsmail.org.



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HEALTH INSURANCE CONSIDERATIONS ON THE WAY TO RETIREMENT

Tuesday, October 18 at 6:30 pm
Approaching 65? Whether you are employed, unemployed, or actively planning retirement, come learn how your health care options change. Learn the basics of Medicare, choices of Medicare benefits, how and when to enroll and about Medicare and other health insurances. Mary Ann Larkin a program coordinator and volunteer with Westchester Seniors Out Speaking will present this program .

Registration is recommended but all are invited to attend. To register call the library at 941-7072 or email Shelley Glick at sglick@wlsmail.org.



I'LL PROCRASTINATE LATER: GETTING FROM SELF-TALK TO SELF-START

Thursday, October 27 at 7:00 pm
Come learn about the 4-part process that Dr. Christine Li used to conquer her own chronic procrastination and to teach hundreds of others how to move forward with calm and confidence in their own lives. She will teach valuable, time-saving strategies for reducing your fear and getting more out of your day. Don’t pass up this opportunity to learn specific, actionable techniques to help you break free from stress, avoidance, and delay. This program is appropriate for everyone ages 15 and up. Dr Li is a N.Y.S.-licensed clinical psychologist working in private practice in New York City and Westchester, New York (www.procrastinationcoach.com).

Registration is recommended but all are invited to attend. To register call the library at 941-7072 or email Shelley Glick at sglick@wlsmail.org.



MINDFULNESS PROGRAM FOR ADULTS

Thursday, November 3 at 7:00 pm
Come learn techniques of Mindfulness. These tools will allow you to increase awareness that results in better self-modulation of attention, emotions, and behavior. These tools specifically help to increase focus, flexible thinking, efficiency, resilience, compassion, and general well-being. Mindfulness profoundly affects the lives of families who commit to practicing it together. Tara Tamny-Young, Ph.D, a clinical psychologist will present this program.

Registration is recommended but all are invited to attend. To register call the library at 941-7072 or email Shelley Glick at sglick@wlsmail.org.



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Book Discussion Groups -- Find the book club that is the right fit for you.

We offer two evening discussion groups: and two daytime discussion groups:



Computer Classes -- Gain skills with Microsoft Office 2010. You may also sign up for one-on-one technological help for borrowing library eBook and audiobooks on your device or for how to access information from the library's databases.

Details about our computer classes



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Last revised September 6, 2016