Adult Programs
JOIN OUR SUMMER CAMP FOR ADULTS AND TAKE THE SUMMER READING CHALLENGE!  June 23 through August 24. Come to the library now through August 24, and start reading books about summer from our suggested reading list and you’ll be eligible for prizes! Also, join us for Adult Summer Camp Thursday afternoons starting July 6, and take part in our numerous events.

Ambassador for Successful Aging

Tuesday, June 27

9:00 am - 3:00 pm



Tuesdays from 9:00am to 3:00pm. May 9, 16, 23, 30 & June 6, 13, 20, 27. Main Floor Tutor Room. No registration required – Walk-ins welcome. Are you aware of the benefits and services available to you as a senior in Westchester County? Meet with an Ambassador for Successful Aging representative and get your questions answered. Information is available about housing, home care, transportation options, memory care, counseling programs, vision and dental services, and many other programs, benefits, and services that can help you save money and help in planning for your future.

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Chair Yoga with Vincenza Madonia

Tuesday, June 27

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Tuesdays, June 13, 27 and July 11, 18, 25 at 10:00am. Walk-ins Welcome. Village Center. No registration required. Join Certified Yoga Instructor Vincenza Madonia, for these sessions of Chair Yoga. Chair Yoga consists of arm, leg and head movements, as well as twisting your torso, that are done while seated in a chair. There are also standing movements that use a chair for support. Chair Yoga is a terrific way to maintain fitness of your body and mind through very low-impact exercises.  To receive an email reminder for this program, CLICK HERE

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Great Courses: Turning Points in American History

Thursday, June 29

10:00 am - 11:30 am



Thursday, June 29, from 10:00 to 11:30am. Village Center. No registration required. Led by Professor Edward T. O’Donnell of College of the Holy Cross, these DVD lectures begin with the arrival of the first English colonists and continue to the chaos of the Civil War to the birth of the Computer Age and beyond. After each DVD lecture there will be a brief discussion period.  After each DVD lecture there will be a brief discussion period. Be sure to check out our additional reading list about these events in US History.

June 29 Lectures:

1873:  Bloody Sunday – Ending Reconstruction

1876: How the West Was Won and Lost – Custer. Despite a Sioux and Cheyenne warrior victory, this turning point marked the beginning of the end of Native American military resistance.

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Library Closed – Independence Day

Tuesday, July 4

All Day



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Summer Camp Afternoon Games

Thursday, July 6

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Thursdays from 1:00 to 4:00pm. Serving Ice cream at 3:00pmJuly 6, 13, 20, 27 and August 3, 10, 17. Village Center. No registration required. Spend an air-conditioned afternoon with friends and play classic games like Mah Jongg, Chess or Scrabble. Or you can enjoy some adult coloring.

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Painting on Glass

Thursday, July 6

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Thursday, July 6 at 3:00pm. Village Center. THIS PROGRAM IS FULL, but there is a waiting list. We will contact you if space opens up. Start your summer by attending our first Adult Summer Camp activity program, and work on an easy glass project which you can take home and share!

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Stranger Than Fiction Book Group: MUSICOPHILIA

Thursday, July 6

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, July 6 at 7:00pm. Michael P. Coords Activity Room. No registration required. Join us as we read and discuss the international bestseller by Oliver Sacks, MUSICOPHILIA. With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. Illuminating, inspiring, and utterly unforgettable, Musicophilia is an Oliver Sacks masterpiece. Books are available in the library now.

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Figure Drawing with Live Model

Saturday, July 8

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm



Saturday, July 8 from 2:00 to 4:30pm. Village Center. Online registration required. Registration opens June 15. Join art instructor Patricia Miner-Sutherland for this opportunity to draw the human figure. Drawing from live model is an essential discipline for an artist. Our model will do several poses, so it is important that participants arrive on time as there can be no interruptions once the posing begins. Please bring a Wollf 2B pencil, and a board to rest your pad on if you have one. 

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Chair Yoga with Vincenza Madonia

Tuesday, July 11

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Tuesdays, June 13, 27 and July 11, 18, 25 at 10:00am. Walk-ins Welcome. Village Center. No registration required. Join Certified Yoga Instructor Vincenza Madonia, for these sessions of Chair Yoga. Chair Yoga consists of arm, leg and head movements, as well as twisting your torso, that are done while seated in a chair. There are also standing movements that use a chair for support. Chair Yoga is a terrific way to maintain fitness of your body and mind through very low-impact exercises.  To receive an email reminder for this program, CLICK HERE

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Great Courses: Turning Points in American History

Thursday, July 13

10:00 am - 11:30 am



Thursday, July 13 from 10:00 to 11:30am. Village Center. No registration required. Led by Professor Edward T. O’Donnell of College of the Holy Cross, these DVD lectures begin with the arrival of the first English colonists and continue to the chaos of the Civil War, to the birth of the Computer Age, and beyond. After each DVD lecture there will be a brief discussion period. Be sure to check out our additional reading list about these events in US History.

 July 13 Lectures:

1886: The First Red Scare – Haymarket. This lecture deals with the 1886 Haymarket bombing of a Chicago worker’s rally. We look at the state of Gilded Age America in the 1880’s, examine how the American labor movement emerged, experience the events of the tragic attack, and survey the event’s larger impact on the rapidly industrializing nation and its politics.

1898: The End of Isolation – War with Spain. American isolationist foreign policy ended in 1898 with the Spanish-American War. Discover how this turning point – spurred by lurid journalism and intense political pressure – transformed a national long committed to isolationism into a grand imperial power determined to take a more aggressive role in world affairs.

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Summer Camp Afternoon Games

Thursday, July 13

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Thursdays from 1:00 to 4:00pm. Serving Ice cream at 3:00pmJuly 6, 13, 20, 27 and August 3, 10, 17. Village Center. No registration required. Spend an air-conditioned afternoon with friends and play classic games like Mah Jongg, Chess or Scrabble. Or you can enjoy some adult coloring.

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Virtual Walking Tour of Larchmont

Thursday, July 13

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm



Thursday, July 13 at 7:30pm. Village Center. No registration required. Join Larchmont Historical Society Archivist Lynne Crowley on a virtual walkabout around Larchmont to soak up a bit of local history — people and places, here and there, then and now.  This trip will be easy on the soles – no leaving the comfort of the library.

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The Lenape Indians: Larchmont’s Original Inhabitants

Friday, July 14

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Friday, July 14 at 2:00pm. Village Center. No registration required. Join Historian David Osborne from the National Parks Service, for this engaging lecture that explores the history and legacy of the Lenni-Lenape Indians, the original settlers of lower Westchester County. The lecture will feature a digital presentation. David Osborne serves as a Park Ranger with the National Parks Service at the St. Paul’s Church National Monument in Mount Vernon.

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Chair Yoga with Vincenza Madonia

Tuesday, July 18

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Tuesdays, June 13, 27 and July 11, 18, 25 at 10:00am. Walk-ins Welcome. Village Center. No registration required. Join Certified Yoga Instructor Vincenza Madonia, for these sessions of Chair Yoga. Chair Yoga consists of arm, leg and head movements, as well as twisting your torso, that are done while seated in a chair. There are also standing movements that use a chair for support. Chair Yoga is a terrific way to maintain fitness of your body and mind through very low-impact exercises.  To receive an email reminder for this program, CLICK HERE

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Larchmont New Movie Matinee: THE PROMISE

Wednesday, July 19

11:00 am - 1:00 pm



Wednesday, July 19 at 11:00am. Village Center. No registration required. Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael (Oscar Isaac), a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana (Charlotte Le Bon), and Chris (Christian Bale) – a renowned American journalist based in Paris. The Promise is directed by Academy Award winning filmmaker Terry George. Rated PG-13. To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE.

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Larchmont New Movie Matinee: THE PROMISE

Wednesday, July 19

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm



Wednesday, July 19 at 2:30pm. Village Center. No registration required. Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael (Oscar Isaac), a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana (Charlotte Le Bon), and Chris (Christian Bale) – a renowned American journalist based in Paris. The Promise is directed by Academy Award winning filmmaker Terry George. Rated PG-13. To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE

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Summer Camp Afternoon Games

Thursday, July 20

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Thursdays from 1:00 to 4:00pm. Serving Ice cream at 3:00pmJuly 6, 13, 20, 27 and August 3, 10, 17. Village Center. No registration required. Spend an air-conditioned afternoon with friends and play classic games like Mah Jongg, Chess or Scrabble. Or you can enjoy some adult coloring.

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Crochet Afternoons

Thursday, July 20

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Thursdays from 3:00 to 4:00pm. July 20, 27 and August 3, 10. Village Center. No registration required – Walk-ins welcome. Whether you’re a beginner or more advanced, join library staff member Emily Zenner and explore the art of crochet. Experience not necessary, but you will need to provide your own crochet hooks and yarn.

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The Art of Homebrewing

Thursday, July 20

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm



Thursday, July 20 at 7:30pm. Village Center. SPACE IS LIMITED. Online registration required. Registration opens June 15. PROPER ID REQUIRED TO TASTE BEERPhil Clarke of Westchester Homebrew Emporium, will lead this instructive program about BEER, including a discussion of what beer is and how to brew it. You will learn about the ingredients required, the equipment needed and the procedures to follow to make beer on a homebrewer’s level.

 

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Chair Yoga with Vincenza Madonia

Tuesday, July 25

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Tuesdays, June 13, 27 and July 11, 18, 25 at 10:00am. Walk-ins Welcome. Village Center. No registration required. Join Certified Yoga Instructor Vincenza Madonia, for these sessions of Chair Yoga. Chair Yoga consists of arm, leg and head movements, as well as twisting your torso, that are done while seated in a chair. There are also standing movements that use a chair for support. Chair Yoga is a terrific way to maintain fitness of your body and mind through very low-impact exercises.  To receive an email reminder for this program, CLICK HERE

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Great Courses: Turning Points in American History

Thursday, July 27

10:00 am - 11:30 am



Thursday, July 27 from 10:00 to 11:30am. Village Center. No registration required. Led by Professor Edward T. O’Donnell of College of the Holy Cross, these DVD lectures begin with the arrival of the first English colonists and continue to the chaos of the Civil War, to the birth of the Computer Age, and beyond. After each DVD lecture there will be a brief discussion period. Be sure to check out our additional reading list about these events in US History.

July 27 Lectures:

1900: The Promised Land – The Great Migration. The movement of around 7 million African Americans into northern cities. A flourishing of African American culture that brought about the Harlem Rennaissance. The rise of activist organizations fighting hardder than ever for civil rights. These are some of the effects of the “Great Migration” of the early 1900’s.

1901: That Damned Cowboy! Theodore Roosevelt. The presidency of Theodore Roosevelt – the youngest man to assume the presidency – left a powerful mark on the office and, more importantly, brought the ideals of the emerging Progressive movement to the national stage. This lecture explores trust busting, labor rights, and conservation.

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Summer Camp Afternoon Games

Thursday, July 27

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Thursdays from 1:00 to 4:00pm. Serving Ice cream at 3:00pmJuly 6, 13, 20, 27 and August 3, 10, 17. Village Center. No registration required. Spend an air-conditioned afternoon with friends and play classic games like Mah Jongg, Chess or Scrabble. Or you can enjoy some adult coloring.

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Crochet Afternoons

Thursday, July 27

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Thursdays from 3:00 to 4:00pm. July 20, 27 and August 3, 10. Village Center. No registration required – Walk-ins welcome. Whether you’re a beginner or more advanced, join library staff member Emily Zenner and explore the art of crochet. Experience not necessary, but you will need to provide your own crochet hooks and yarn.

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Nobody Does It Better: An Introduction to Biomimicry

Thursday, July 27

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, July 27 at 7:00pm. Village Center. No registration required. How can we build a better world with nature as our guide? Join Joyce Kent from the Sheldrake Environmental Center and learn how. There are numerous examples of how nature has had a direct impact on human life including how the way geckos climb walls gave rise to surgical bandages that are painlessly removed and robots that can search for victims, how the inspiration for Velcro came from observing the spurs of a cocklebur, and studying how giraffes get blood to their heads helps us design spacesuits.

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Summer Camp Afternoon Games

Thursday, August 3

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Thursdays from 1:00 to 4:00pm. Serving Ice cream at 3:00pmJuly 6, 13, 20, 27 and August 3, 10, 17. Village Center. No registration required. Spend an air-conditioned afternoon with friends and play classic games like Mah Jongg, Chess or Scrabble. Or you can enjoy some adult coloring.

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Crochet Afternoons

Thursday, August 3

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Thursdays from 3:00 to 4:00pm. July 20, 27 and August 3, 10. Village Center. No registration required – Walk-ins welcome. Whether you’re a beginner or more advanced, join library staff member Emily Zenner and explore the art of crochet. Experience not necessary, but you will need to provide your own crochet hooks and yarn.

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Guilty Conscience Book Group: IT CAN’T HAPPEN HERE

Thursday, August 3

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, August 3 at 7:00pm. Michael P. Coords Activity Room. No registration required. Join us as we read and discuss IT CAN’T HAPPEN HERE by Sinclair Lewis. The book is a semi-satirical political novel published by Sinclair Lewis in 1935, which serves as a warning that political movements akin to Nazism can come to power in countries such as the United States when people blindly support their leaders. Books are available in the library now. To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE.

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Rob Goldstone presents: FRANK CAPRA

Wednesday, August 9

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm



Wednesday, August 9 at 2:30pm. Village Center. No registration required. Rob Goldstone, Westchester’s “Movie Man”, presents a discussion of the life and films of Frank Capra. Frank Capra (1897 – 1991) rose to become the most prominent filmmaker of the 1930’s, and during his heyday won three Academy Awards (You Can’t Take It With You, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, It Happened One Night) as best director. His most famous films include Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, It’s a Wonderful Life, and Lost Horizon. To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE

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Great Courses: Turning Points in American History

Thursday, August 10

10:00 am - 11:30 am



Thursday, August 10 from 10:00 to 11:30am. Village Center. No registration required. Professor Edward T. O’Donnell of College of the Holy Cross, leads these DVD lectures presenting a captivating and comprehensive tour of important moments in the story of America. After each DVD lecture there will be a brief discussion period.

AUGUST 10 LECTURES:

1903: The Second Transporation Revolution. Automobiles and airplanes – two inventions that ushered in a new era in American transportation.

1909: The Scourge of the South: Hookworm. Discover how the hookworm parasite was destroyed through the efforts of the Rockefeller Sanitary Commission. 

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Summer Camp Afternoon Games

Thursday, August 10

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Thursdays from 1:00 to 4:00pm. Serving Ice cream at 3:00pmJuly 6, 13, 20, 27 and August 3, 10, 17. Village Center. No registration required. Spend an air-conditioned afternoon with friends and play classic games like Mah Jongg, Chess or Scrabble. Or you can enjoy some adult coloring.

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Crochet Afternoons

Thursday, August 10

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Thursdays from 3:00 to 4:00pm. July 20, 27 and August 3, 10. Village Center. No registration required – Walk-ins welcome. Whether you’re a beginner or more advanced, join library staff member Emily Zenner and explore the art of crochet. Experience not necessary, but you will need to provide your own crochet hooks and yarn.

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The Culture of Dueling

Friday, August 11

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm



Friday, August 11 from 2:00 to 3:30pm. Village Center. No registration required. Join National Parks Service Ranger Jennifer Ladd for this talk about the history of dueling and the role it played in 18th century American society.  She will discuss the origins of dueling, why it became so prominent in the colonies, and what conditions may have caused two of our political heavyweights, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, to engage in their fatal errand. To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK  HERE

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Summer Camp Afternoon Games

Thursday, August 17

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Thursdays from 1:00 to 4:00pm. Serving Ice cream at 3:00pmJuly 6, 13, 20, 27 and August 3, 10, 17. Village Center. No registration required. Spend an air-conditioned afternoon with friends and play classic games like Mah Jongg, Chess or Scrabble. Or you can enjoy some adult coloring.

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Create Your Own Moisture Lotions

Thursday, August 17

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Thursday, August 17 at 3:00pm. Village Center. Online registration requiredJoin library staff member Yvette Gayles, and spend an afternoon learning about and creating moisture lotions. The lotions are intended for general use, hypoallergenic and no washing gels are a part of the program.

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Great Courses: Turning Points in American History

Thursday, August 24

12:00 am



Thursday, August 24 from 10:00 to 11:30am. Village Center. No registration required. Professor Edward T. O’Donnell of College of the Holy Cross, leads these DVD lectures presenting a captivating and comprehensive tour of important moments in the story of America. After each DVD lecture there will be a brief discussion period.

AUGUST 24 LECTURES:

1917 Votes for Women: The 19th Amendment. In 1917, after decade of struggle, a group of radical women decided to do the unthinkable: picket the White House and demand the right to vote.

1919: Strikes and Bombs: The Year of Upheaval. Three key events that led to the “Red Scare”: a series of massive labor strikes, growing fears about the spread of Russian Communism, and a surge of anarchist bombings and race riots.

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Summer Reading Challenge FINALE!

Thursday, August 24

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm



All ages. Thursday, August 24 from 6:30 to 8:00pm. Meet on the Library Front Lawn. Join us on the front lawn with songs performed by local musician MILTON. And WALTER’S HOT DOG TRUCK will be here from 6:15 – 7:15pm for you to purchase hot dogs and beverages. We will end by presenting the reading awards to participants in our Summer Reading Challenge and also draw for raffle prizes (you do not need to be present to win). Come on out and join the fun! To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE

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Library Closed – Labor Day Weekend

Saturday, September 2 - September 4

All Day



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Library Closed – Columbus Day

Monday, October 9

All Day



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Library Closed – Veteran’s Day

Saturday, November 11

All Day



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Library Closed – Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 23

All Day



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