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Spring Programs for Adults:

Spring/Summer Programs brochure pdf: Spring/Summer 2016 Programs Brochure
FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: BROOKLYN [PG-13]

Friday, April 8 at 7:00 pm
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

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: CONCUSSION [PG-13]

Friday, May 13 at 7:00 pm

Pittsburgh-based neuropathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) discovers a degenerative brain disease now known as CTE in the autopsies of several deceased pro football players, but after presenting his research, he finds himself under fire from the NFL.

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.



JOY [PG-13]

Friday, June 10 at 7:00 pm

Joy is the story of the title character, who rose to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty. The all-star cast of this domestic “dramedy” includes Jennifer Lawrence, Robert DeNiro and Bradley Cooper.

People attending may bring their own snacks.
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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SAVVY SOCIAL SECURITY TIPS

Thursday, April 14 at 7:00 - 8:00 pm

This seminar will present Social Security planning tips for single, married, divorced and widowed individuals including those related to the upcoming elimination of two key claiming strategies. Find out why maximizing Social Security is one of the “4 Keys for Achieving a More Financially Secure Retirement.” Paul M. Petrone, CFP, CPA and Independent Retirement Income and Social Security Specialist, 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.



PRESERVING NEW YORK: WINNING THE RIGHT TO PROTECT A CITY'S LANDMARK

Sunday, April 17 at 2:30 - 4:00 pm

In his book, Preserving New York: Winning the Right to Protect a City’s Landmarks, Professor Anthony C. Wood describes the history of how New York City got its Landmarks Law. Professor Wood, Chair and Founder of the NY Preservation Archive Project, will discuss the narrative of how New York came to have this law, from the City Beautiful movement, to the demolition of Pennsylvania Station and the Brokaw Mansion that helped to lead to the passage of New York's Landmarks Law in 1965. This presentation is co-sponsored with 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.



CREATE BEADED JEWELRY

Thursday, April 28 at 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Create beautiful beaded earrings for yourself or as a gift for Mother’s Day. Beads and other materials will be provided.Diana Lennon, a reference librarian at the Greenburgh Public Library and beading enthusiast, will provide instruction and guidance. Registration is required and space is limited.

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.



HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE WITHOUT GOING BROKE

Thursday, May 12 at 6:30 - 8:00 pm

People attending this seminar will learn the differences between the FAFSA and CSS Profile financial aid forms, how they affect the cost of college, what financial aid really means to a family and how need is determined. Stephanie Goldberg-Mauro, founder and owner of College Planning 101, who has over 15 years of financial services experience, will present this seminar.

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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HEALTHY LIVING FOR YOUR BRAIN AND BODY: TIPS FROM THE LATEST RESEARCH

Thursday, May 26 at 6:30 - 7:30 pm

This workshop covers four areas of lifestyle habits that are associated with healthy aging: cognitive activity, exercise, diet and nutrition, and social engagement. We will discuss what we know, drawing on current research, as well as what we can do now to improve or maintain our overall health. Jody Addeo, Community Engagement Manager for Westchester & Rockland Counties Alzheimer’s Association, 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.



ALAN SKYLAR READS TRUMAN CAPOTE

Thursday, June 2 at 7:00 - 8:00 pm

In the short story “Jug of Silver” by Truman Capote, an underprivileged boy is determined to guess the amount of money in and thereby win a gallon wine jug of silver coins so that he can do something very special for his sister. Alan Sklar has been a voice actor for over thirty years, voicing commercials and recording over 200 audiobooks.

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.



PREPARING FOR A LONG LIFE IN YOUR HOME: DESIGN FOR GREATER INDEPENDENCE

Tuesday, June 7 at 6:30 - 8:00 pm

This interactive session offers practical living strategies for all rooms of your home that combine safety and comfort with style. The program will cover home safety, stress-free movement, smart house technology and more. This program is presented by Catherine Martone, RA, CAPS and David Hallerman of In Place ReDesign Architecture, d.p.c.  

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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THE KOREAN WAR

Sunday, June 5 at 2:00 - 3:30 pm
TheThe Korean War took place from June 1950 until July 1953 with over 36,000 United States soldiers killed in action. John O’Loughlin, a former history teacher who served in Korea, will present this slide presentation about the Korean War. He will discuss the geopolitical situation that led up to the war and the friction between the Army and the Marines, as well as his own personal observations. This program is co-sponsored with 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.



ONLINE MARKETING- STRATEGIES AND TOOLS FOR AN EFFECTIVE ONLINE PRESENCE

Tuesday, June 21 at 6:30 - 8:00 pm
In this workshop you will learn the strategies and tools to create an effective online presence for your business. 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.



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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 May 2, 2016