Meet Tapani Talo in the Oresman Gallery on Saturday, February 10, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm in the Oresman Gallery. The reception is free and everyone is welcome.
With the exhibit 16 SEASONS A YEAR, Tapani Talo marks the 50th anniversary of becoming a semi professional photographer, which started with his role as a Press Photographer in 1967 for newspapers about Rock and Roll in Helsinki, Finland. Professionally, Talo is an in-demand architect whose focus is on green buildings. Across his career he has designed numerous notable buildings including Terminal One at JFK and Citi Field and he is proposing what would be the world’s tallest tower, most likely to be built in China.
Monday, January 22 at 7:00pm. Michael P. Coords Activity Room. No registration required. Do you feel like completing a 500-page book is a bit taxing, especially when you only have a few weeks to finish it? The rules for Short and Sweet are simple: we will never assign any book to read that exceeds 250 pages. Also, we will be reading some excellent short stories (from larger collections), which will never exceed 20 pages. Join librarian Alex Gaete, for our second meeting as we read and discuss The Field of Blue Children, The Malediction and One Arm from COLLECTED STORIES by Tennessee Williams. There will be sweets! Books will be available in the library three weeks before each meeting. To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE. Watch an interview with Tennessee Williams:
Tuesdays from 1:00 to 4:00pm. January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. No registration required. Need help getting hooked up with eBooks, etc? Just curious about what we have to offer? On Tuesdays, you can get help in the Main Floor Tutor Room from a librarian who will be there ready and willing to help you. While we are focusing on the Library’s services, we’re willing to take a stab at any technological problem you may have. To schedule an appointment: CLICK HERE or call the Information Desk at 834-2281 ext 3.
NEW SERIES! Thursdays, from 10:00 to 11:30am. Village Center. No registration required. Through this course led by Dr. W. Bernard Carlson, you will come to appreciate how technology undergirds history, defining and shaping daily life, social structure, and how humans find meaning in the world. Dr. W. Bernard Carlson is a professor in the Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia, where he directs the Engineering Business Program. After each DVD lecture there will be a brief discussion period.
January 25 Lectures
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Spirits. Learn how the Agricultural Revolution changed life for early humans, then trace the development of alcoholic beverages from the earliest days of civilization though the Middle Ages and consider the cultural insights alcohol can offer.
The Galley, Coins, and the Alphabet. Explore the role of trade in early societies and how ships, coins, and the alphabet shaped the civilizations of the ancient Mediterranean.
To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE. Watch an overview of the series:
Thursday, January 25 at 6:30pm. Village Center. No registration required. In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women’s movement, the 1973 tennis match between women’s World #1 Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-men’s-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as the “BATTLE OF THE SEXES” and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. Rated PG-13. To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE. Watch the official trailer:
Grades 6 and up. Sunday, January 28 at 2:30pm. Michael P. Coords Activity Room. Online registration required. Try kickboxing and increase your strength, flexibility and endurance. Practice skills like jabs, cross punches and various strikes. Each class will also include a warm-up and stretching.
Grades 6 and up. Sunday, February 4 at 2:30pm. Michael P. Coords Activity Room. Online registration required. Try kickboxing and increase your strength, flexibility and endurance. Practice skills like jabs, cross punches and various strikes. Each class will also include a warm-up and stretching.
Grades 6 and up. Friday, February 9 from 6:00 to 8:00pm. Michael P. Coords Activity Room. Online registration required. Join us to celebrate the opening of the winter Olympics in South Korea. We’ll try some Korean-themed food before kicking off the winter Olympics with a series of mini challenges to complete in under a minute.
All ages. Sunday, February 11 from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Advanced ticket required. Get your tickets now and be part of the fun! Miniature golf is great fun under any circumstances, but especially fun when played inside the library! That’s right, we’re turning the library into a miniature golf course! Everyone in the family is invited join the Friends of the Larchmont Public Library for the first-ever Larchmont Open Mini-Golf Tournament; a unique fund-raising event where the proceeds benefit the Larchmont Public Library. Space is limited, so get your tickets early! For information, or to purchase tickets, CLICK HERE.