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The American Dream (or Nightmare): How Novels Portray America with Catherine Wald

Monday, December 18

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Mondays at 7:00pm. October 2, 23, November 13, December 4, 18. Michael P. Coords Activity Room. Online registration required.  Join Catherine Wald and through the lens of these Pulitzer Prize fiction winners, we will explore modern aspects of “The American Dream”.

10/2     Martin Dressler by Steven Millhauser

10/23   American Pastoral by Philip Roth

11/13   The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

12/4     Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

12/18   Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

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Chair Yoga with Vincenza Madonia

Tuesday, December 19

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Tuesdays, December 5, 12 & 19 at 10:00am. Walk-ins Welcome. Village Center. No registration required. Join Certified Yoga Instructor Vincenza Madonia, for these four 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. To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE

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Tech Tuesdays

Tuesday, December 19

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Tuesdays from 1:00 to 4:00pm. December 12, 19, 26. By appointmentNeed 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. CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment online or call the Information Desk at 834-2281 ext 3.

Check the FAQ section of our webpage for suggestions about what to bring.

 

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Larchmont New Movie Matineé: DUNKIRK

Wednesday, December 20

11:00 am - 1:00 pm



Wednesday, December 20 at 11:00am. Village Center. No registration required. In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated fro the beach using very serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. At the end of this heroic mission, 333,000 French, British, Belgian, and Dutch soldiers were safely evacuated. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Rated PG-13. For an email reminder about this event, CLICK HERE.

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Larchmont New Movie Matineé: DUNKIRK

Wednesday, December 20

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm



Wednesday, December 20 at 2:30pm. Village Center. No registration required. In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated fro the beach using very serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. At the end of this heroic mission, 333,000 French, British, Belgian, and Dutch soldiers were safely evacuated. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Rated PG-13. For an email reminder about this event, CLICK HERE

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Library Closed – Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Sunday, December 24 - December 25

All Day



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Tech Tuesdays

Tuesday, December 26

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Tuesdays from 1:00 to 4:00pm. December 12, 19, 26. By appointmentNeed 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. CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment online or call the Information Desk at 834-2281 ext 3.

Check the FAQ section of our webpage for suggestions about what to bring.

 

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Library Closed – New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day

Sunday, December 31 - January 1

All Day



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Tech Tuesdays

Tuesday, January 2

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



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.

 

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Stranger Than Fiction Book Group: The Guns of August

Thursday, January 4

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, January 4 at 7:00pm. Michael P. Coords Activity Room. No registration required. The Guns of August is the Pulitzer Prize-wining account by renowned historian Barbara W. Tuchman in which she re-creates the first month of World War I: thirty days in the summer of 1914 that determined the course of the conflict, the century, and ultimately our present world. Beginning with the funeral of Edward VII, Tuchman traces each step that led to the inevitable clash. And inevitable it was, with all sides plotting their war for a generation. Dizzyingly comprehensive and spectacularly portrayed with her famous talent for evoking the characters of the war’s key players, Tuchman’s magnum opus is a classic for the ages. Books are available in the library now. To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE.

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New Year-Fresh Start: Superfood

Tuesday, January 9

11:00 am - 12:00 pm



Tuesday, January 9 at 11:00am. Village Center. No registration required. The old saying “You Are What You Eat” takes on greater significance as we get older. The foods we eat can contribute to certain illnesses or they can help keep us free from illness. Integrative Health Consultant, Mark Adleman’s presentation will focus on nutrient-dense foods that as part of a balanced diet, exercise regimen, and mindfulness strategy have been shown to help prevent and manage many conditions experienced with aging. Mark Adleman is an integrative health consultant. He previously served as Director of Laboratory Services at Beth Abraham Health Services, Director of Medical Operations at CenterLight Healthcare, and microbiology and infectious disease instructor at Albert Einstein Medical School. To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE

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Tech Tuesdays

Tuesday, January 9

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



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.

 

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Great Courses: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World

Thursday, January 11

10:00 am - 11:30 am



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 11 Lectures:

Great Inventions in Everyday Life. Begin your exploration of great inventions by considering just how pervasive inventions truly are. Do we notice them in the world around us? Do we now who invented them, how they work, and why?

The Potter’s Wheel and Metallurgy. Step back to the Stone Age and look at the craft of pottery and the development of metals.

To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE. Watch an overview of the series:

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Tech Tuesdays

Tuesday, January 16

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



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.

 

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Rob Goldstone presents: O. HENRY’S FULL HOUSE

Friday, January 19

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm



NEW DAY & TIME! Friday, January 19 at 2:00pm. Village Center. No registration required. Join “Movie Man” Rob Goldstone for O. HENRY’S FULL HOUSE. In this 1952 classic, John Steinbeck introduces a quintet of five of O. Henry’s most celebrated stories from his New York Period (1902-1910) in this anthology film. Not rated. To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE. Watch the original trailer for the film:

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Short and Sweet Book Discussion with Alex Gaete

Monday, January 22

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



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:

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Tech Tuesdays

Tuesday, January 23

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



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.

 

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Great Courses: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World

Thursday, January 25

10:00 am - 11:30 am



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:

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New Movie of the Month: BATTLE OF THE SEXES

Thursday, January 25

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm



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. Together, Billie and Bobby served up a cultural spectacle that resonated far beyond the tennis court, sparking discussions in bedrooms and boardrooms that continue to reverberate today. Rated PG-13. To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE. Watch the official trailer:

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New Movie of the Month: BATTLE OF THE SEXES

Friday, January 26

10:00 am - 1:00 pm



Friday, January 26 at 10:00am. 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. Together, Billie and Bobby served up a cultural spectacle that resonated far beyond the tennis court, sparking discussions in bedrooms and boardrooms that continue to reverberate today. Rated PG-13. To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE. Watch the official trailer:

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The Friends of the Library Presents Carlos Pavan

Sunday, January 28

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm



Sunday, January 28 at 4:00pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Village Center. No registration required.  New York-based composer/guitarist Carlos Pavan skillfully blends Argentine rhythms with classical and jazz musical concepts. He has performed in major venues such as Lincoln Center, New England Conservatory (Boston), New York City Center, and the New Jersey Tango Festival, to name but a few. He has also performed internationally in France, Argentina, Canada, Ireland, Portugal, and Japan. Watch Carlos Pavan in concert: 

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New Year-Fresh Start: The Five Freedoms

Monday, January 29

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Monday, January 29 at 7:00pm. Michael P. Coords Activity Room. No registration required. Most Americans are not financially free. Many dislike their jobs and suffer from high levels of stress. Join five-time. inc. founder Tony Coretto, and discover the Five Freedoms, pointing the way to becoming happier, healthier and more productive. The Five Freedoms are physical freedom, mental freedom, spiritual freedom, social freedom and financial freedom. Tony Coretto is a 33-year marketing services and technology veteran and co-founder of a five-time Inc. 5000 award-winning company, private equity investor, author and speaker. To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE.

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Tech Tuesdays

Tuesday, January 30

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



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.

 

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New Year-Fresh Start: Women’s Financial Roundtable

Wednesday, January 31

11:00 am - 12:00 pm



Wednesday, January 31 at 11:00am. Village Center. No registration required. Join Wealth Management Advisor Julia Strayer, and Financial Analyst Liz Maccarone, for this three-part roundtable discussion focused on maximizing financial resources for women.

What is Going On in the Market?

An easy-to-follow discussion on what has been going on in the financial markets.  We’ll reveal what’s been moving the markets and why, then take a look ahead to see what may happen in 2018.  Best of all, we’ll share some secrets for positioning your portfolio in these uncertain times. To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE.

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New Year-Fresh Start: Women’s Financial Roundtable

Wednesday, February 14

11:00 am - 12:00 pm



Wednesday, February 14 at 11:00am. Village Center. No registration required. Join Wealth Management Advisor Julia Strayer, and Financial Analyst Liz Maccarone, for this three-part roundtable discussion focused on maximizing financial resources for women.

The Keys to Building Your Investment Portfolio

Building and managing a portfolio involves understanding and managing risk.  We will share the secrets of portfolio construction and discuss asset allocation, investment styles, diversification and risk.  Most important, we will show you how to put it all together to create a custom blueprint that meets your goals and tames your fears.

To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE.

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New Year-Fresh Start: Women’s Financial Roundtable

Wednesday, February 28

11:00 am - 12:00 pm



Wednesday, February 28 at 11:00am. Village Center. No registration required. Join Wealth Management Advisor Julia Strayer, and Financial Analyst Liz Maccarone, for this three-part roundtable discussion focused on maximizing financial resources for women.

Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds

If you have an investment or retirement account, you likely own mutual funds or exchange traded funds (ETFs). These funds can make up all, or part, of your portfolio, track an index, track a market sector, and so much more. We will talk about how they work, how to use them, and the “hidden” fees.

To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE.

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