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Fall Programs for Adults:

Fall Programs brochure pdf: Fall 2016 Programs Brochure
BRIARCLIFF LODGE & DOW SCHOOL: ARCHITECTURAL SISTERS

Sunday, December 4 at 2:00 pm
We will compare and contrast the two most significant buildings in our Village. Presented by Michael Molinelli, AIA LEED ap NCARB of Molinelli Arichitects. This program 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.



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: CAFE SOCIETY

Friday, November 18 at 7:00 pm

A New Yorker named Bobby moves to Hollywood in the 1930s to work for his Uncle Phil, a powerful and well-connected agent. He soon falls for Phil’s secretary Vonnie, unaware that she’s secretly having an affair with his uncle. In time, a disillusioned Bobby returns home to run a nightclub for his gangster brother. Written and directed by Woody Allen, this comedy stars Steve Carell, Jesse Eisenberg, and Kristen Stewart.

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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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.



HUDSON RIVER LIGHTHOUSES

Thursday, November 10 at 7:00 pm
Back by popular demand, local history buff and Ossining police officer Scott Craven will take us on a tour of the lighthouses along the Hudson River. This program is cosponsored 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.



NUTS AND BOLTS OF ESTATE AND FINANCIAL PLANNING

Thursday, November 17 at 6:30 pm
A presentation on estate and financial planning for retirement. It will cover societal and demographic trends, obstacles like taxes and low interest rates, and accumulation and distribution strategies to manage your life savings before and after retirement. With advanced planning, you can develop a strategy to help your hard-earned dollars last a lifetime. Neil H. Reig, Esq., will present this program as part of the Westchester County Public Private Partnership for Aging Services.

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 November 21, 2016