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Spring Programs for Adults:

For a complete list of Fall 2014 Programs view our Fall 2014 Programs Brochure
Friday Night at the Movies: A MOST WANTED MAN [R] on Friday, November 7 at 7:00 pm

The late Philip Seymour Hoffman gives his final screen performance in this taut yet labyrinthine adaptation of John le Carré's 2008 spy novel. This movie is recommended for viewers 17 years of age and older. This new-to-DVD movie will be shown on the library’s big screen and you may bring your own refreshments.

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 Odyssey of Homer: A Great Courses DVD Lecture Series

Sundays, September 28, October 5 & 19, November 2, 9 & 23 at 1:30 pm

This program presents a series of lectures on DVD by award-winning classics professor Elizabeth Vandiver on The Odyssey. She covers the timeless human issues that ride along on Odysseus's journey, voyaging to strange lands on the shores of wine-dark seas, dealing face-to-face with gods and monsters. It is recommended that you attend all six sessions of this lecture series. There will be time for a moderated discussion after each lecture. Registration isrequired, space limited.


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College Interviews 101

Tuesday, November 4 at 7:00 pm
The admission interview offers the only one-on-one face to face contact individuals can have with the schools to which they have applied. Presenters Peggy Marx and Kyrie Stillman of College Interview Counselors will talk about how to have an "Impressive Interview" with focused communication. This session, aimed at high school students and their parents, will review the key aspects of the interview, and include critiques of mock interviews.

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.



Love 'Em and Leave 'Em

Thursday, November 6 at 6:30 pm

Fall leaves are a valuable resource for your property! Learn how to "re-invest" your fall leaves into your soil by shredding them right into your lawn, turning them into an attractive mulch for your garden beds, or using them to generate your own home-compost. This program is presented by the Greenburgh Nature Center.

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.



Ancestry ABC's

Sunday, November 16 at 2:00 pm
Are you interested in learning more about your family's history? The Ancestry program is a great way to get started. Learn more about how to use this powerful research tool, available for free at the library, in this workshop presented by geneaology expert Suzanne Garbarini. This program is cosponsored by the Briarcliff Manor-Scarborough Historical Society.

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.



Parent University: Testing, Testing 1,2,3

Thursday, November 20 at 6:30 pm

Topics to covered include: Why and when to take the PSAT, SAT, SAT II, PLAN & ACT; the College Board and registering for tests; how much weight do test results have on the application process; test-taking strategies that work; and when should you ask for help? This workshop is presented by Gayle Marchica, Educational Conslultant, Eduscape Associates. To register email name, student's name, school, grade, home address and phone to info@eduscapeassociates.com. For more information, call Gayle Marchica at Eduscape Associates 941-4148.


Raising Money-Savvy Kids

Thursday, December 4 at 7:00 pm

This workshop, presented by a representative from Morgan Stanley shows parents how to become "Chief Financial Parent" and the importance of teaching children of all ages about budgeting, saving, allowance, spending, volunteering, and more.

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 one daytime discussion group:



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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This website was created by Amy B.G. Kaplan (abgkaplan@westchesterlibraries.org)

Last revised October 2, 2014