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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Saturday, May 15

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Tuesday and Saturday’s at 10:00 am. No registration required. Join certified QiGong teacher Steve Goldstein and learn about the ancient Chinese form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times and can be performed by just about anyone. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. Steve has trained with some of the leading experts in the fields of Energy Medicine, Reiki, Shamanism, Qigong, and Acupressure.

To join Steve Goldstein for this live event through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE. 

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Yoga with Damien Germino Online through Zoom

Yoga with Damien Germino Online through Zoom

Saturday, May 15

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm



Saturdays at 12:15pm. May 1st & 15th. Instructor, Damien Germino, guides participants to understanding the poses and breathing techniques that will bring peace and beauty to relieve stress while you stretch. When practiced regularly, yoga can have profoundly positive physical effects.

To join Damien for this live online Yoga class on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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NY Project Hope: Coping with Covid

NY Project Hope: Coping with Covid

Monday, May 17

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm



Monday’s May 17th, May 24th, June 7th and June 14th at 2:30 pm in the Michael P. Coords Activity Room. **Please note that this program is in person, NOT on Zoom** If you need support coping with the challenges and emotions of COVID-19, we can help. Larchmont Public Library, through the Westchester Library System, is now a provider of NY Project Hope, New York State’s COVID-19 crisis counseling program. Receive free emotional support to help you through this difficult time.
Sign up required. You can attend as many of these free meetings as you want.

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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Tuesday, May 18

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Tuesday and Saturday’s at 10:00 am. No registration required. Join certified QiGong teacher Steve Goldstein and learn about the ancient Chinese form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times and can be performed by just about anyone. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. Steve has trained with some of the leading experts in the fields of Energy Medicine, Reiki, Shamanism, Qigong, and Acupressure.

To join Steve Goldstein for this live event through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE. 

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Leaps of Time and Place with Ileen Gottesfeld on Zoom

Leaps of Time and Place with Ileen Gottesfeld on Zoom

Wednesday, May 19

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Wednesday’s at 10:00 am. March 24th, April 21st, & May 19th. “Let no one say the past is dead. The past is all about us and within.” -Oodgervo Noonuccal, Aboriginal poet. Quoted in The Exiles

These gripping stories take us through “leaps of time and place”. Join Ileen Gottesfeld as she guides us in a discussion of these three novels.

March 24th: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell- Set in 16th century England during the Black Plague, Farrell cleverly imagines Shakespeare’s homelife: the marriage to an unusual woman eight years his senior and the unexpected death of his young son and it’s ramifications. (Put it on hold/download it on Overdrive)

April 21st: The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline- A shocking historical novel in 19th century Australia that explores the lives of three women: two unfortunate convicts sent there on a prison transport and an orphaned Aboriginal girl also a victim of the British colonization era. (Put it on hold/download it on Overdrive)

May 19th: All the Rivers by Dorit Rabinyan- In modern NYC a romance ensues between an Israeli student from Tel Aviv and a Palestinian artist from Ramallah. Can love conquer the conflict that exists between their two historically different worlds? (Put it on hold/download it on Overdrive)

*You are registering for all dates, but we understand if you can’t make all three*

To join this live discussion on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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Larchmont-Mamaroneck Healthy Yards Project: Public Health and Pesticides

Larchmont-Mamaroneck Healthy Yards Project: Public Health and Pesticides

Wednesday, May 19

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Wednesday, May 19th at 7:00 pm. Enjoying beautiful gardens and outdoor spaces contributes to quality of life. However, some yard care practices, such as applications of pesticides, have been shown to impact human health, especially for children and pregnant women.

Dr. Sarah Evans, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, is a trusted authority on the health effects of environmental exposures and child behavior.  She will share a current perspective on:

• Scientific evidence about the impact of common pesticides on people
• Insights about pesticide regulations
• Simple steps you can take to reduce your exposure

This event is brought to you by The Larchmont-Mamaroneck Healthy Yards Project, dedicated to helping residents maintain safe, appealing, and sustainable lawns and gardens.

Sarah F. Evans, PhD, MPH obtained her doctorate in neuroscience from Weill Cornell Medical College and her Master’s in Public Health from Mt Sinai, where she also completed a three-year fellowship in environmental pediatrics.

To join this live event on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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Great Courses: The Great Trials of World History And the Lessons They Teach Us

Great Courses: The Great Trials of World History And the Lessons They Teach Us

Thursday, May 20

11:00 am - 12:00 pm



Thursday, May 6th, 20th, and June 3rd at 11:00 am. No understanding of the past is complete without an understanding of the legal battles that have shaped it. In The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us, Professor Douglas O. Linder takes you back in time to revisit history’s most famous (and infamous) trials, including the Salem Witch Trials, the Scopes “Monkey” Trial, the Nuremburg Trials, and the Trial of O. J. Simpson.
May 6: (This discussion is only one week after the last discussion.)
The Scopes Monkey Trial (Episode 16) The Trials of the ‘Scottsboro Boys’ (Episode 17) The Nuremberg Trials (Episode 18)
May 20: The Alger Hiss Trial (Episode 19) The Rivonia (Nelson Mandela) Trial (Episode 20) The Mississippi Burning Trial (Episode 21)
June 3: The Trial of the Chicago Eight (Episode 22) The McMartin Preschool Abuse Trial (Episode 23) The O.J. Simpson Trial (Episode 24)
For more information about the episodes in the series Prof. Linder includes additional resources and also trials not in the series. Famous Trials
Suggested readings:
(Episode 16) De Camp, L. Sprague. The Great Monkey Trial. (Put a hold on it) Larson, Edward. Summer for the gods. (Put a hold on it) (Episode 17) Carter, Dan. Scottsboro. Scottsboro (Put a hold on it) (Episode 18) Gilbert, G.M. Nuremberg Diary  (Put a hold on it) Marrus, Michael Robert. The Nuremberg War Crimes Trial. (Put a hold on it) Persico, Joseph. Nuremberg. (Put a hold on it) Taylor, Telford. The Anatomy of the Nuremberg Trials. (Put a hold on it) Tusa, Ann and Tusa, John. The Nuremberg Trial. (Put a hold on it)
(Episode 19) Chambers, Whittaker. Witness.(Put a hold on it) (Download eaudio on Hoopla) Cooke, Alistair. A Generation on Trial. (Put a hold on it) (Download on Hoopla) Swan, Patrick. Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers, and the Schism in the American Soul. (Put a hold on it) Weinstein, Allen. Perjury. (Put a hold on it) (Download on Hoopla) (Episode 20) Mandela, Nelson. Long Walk to Freedom. (Put a hold on book) (Put a hold on audio) (Download on Overdrive) (Download eaudio on Overdrive) (Episode 21) Ball, Howard. Murder in Mississippi. (Put a hold on it) Cagin, Seth and Dray, Philip. We Are Not Afraid. (Put it on hold)
(Episode 22) Lukas, Anthony. The Barnyard Epithet and Other Obscenities. (Put it on hold) Wiener, Jon. Conspiracy in the Streets. (Download it on Hoopla) (Episode 23) Eberle, Shirley. The Abuse of Innocence. (Put a hold on it) Nathan, Debbie & Snedeker, Michael. Satan’s Silence. (Put a hold on it) (Episode 24) Bugliosi, Vincent. Outrage. (Put it on hold) (Download it on Overdrive) Clark, Marcia and Carpenter, Teresa. Without a Doubt. (Put it on hold) Cochran, Johnnnie. Journey to Justice. (Put it on hold) Shapiro, Robert. The Search For Justice. (Put it on hold) Simpson, O.J. If I Did It (Put it on hold) Toobin, Jeffrey. The Run Of His Life (Put it on hold) (Download it on Hoopla)
These episodes are available for viewing using the library’s streaming service Kanopy.
If you have not previously created an account with Kanopy, first set up your account through the library’s website so you have a free subscription.
To join Reference Librarian June Hesler for these live online discussions through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE
If you have previously signed up for a Great Courses program you do not need to request an invite. You are already invited.

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A Virtual Tour of New York Public Library's Main 42nd Street Branch

A Virtual Tour of New York Public Library’s Main 42nd Street Branch

Thursday, May 20

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, May 20th at 7:00 pm. NYPL docent Joan Marlow Golan will take you on a virtual tour of the iconic New York Public Library’s Central Research Library for the Humanities and Social Sciences on Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street. The tour includes the story of how the beloved Library Lions got their names, a brief description of the building’s Beaux Arts architecture and modern South Court addition, and visits  to its most famous rooms Along the way, you will learn about some of NYPL’s greatest benefactors and most famous patrons, and why it has a “lovebirds’ corner.”
Joan Marlow Golan discovered the New York Public Library during her undergraduate years at Sarah Lawrence College, and treasured it as a resource for research and respite while writing her doctoral thesis as she completed her Ph.D. in English and American literature from Harvard University and wrote her book THE GREAT WOMEN. A longtime conservator of the Library, Joan became a docent in 2015 after retiring as Executive Editor at Harlequin Books, where she spent 16 years of her 35-year career in book publishing.
To join this live tour on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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Westchester Breathes: Start Your Day Refreshed With Breath-Body-Mind on Zoom

Westchester Breathes: Start Your Day Refreshed With Breath-Body-Mind on Zoom

Friday, May 21

9:00 am - 9:45 am



Every Friday at 9:00 am. (Starting on May 21st). The Larchmont and Mamaroneck Public Libraries invites all to join in an engaging program designed to help everyone in these stressful times. BREATH-BODY-MIND(BBM) is a program of gentle movement, breathing and relaxation exercises that reduce the experience of stress and anxiety and increase a sense of calm and well-being.  These exercises are simple and evidence-based in their impact on an array of populations – including children, adults and individuals with depression or PTSD.
BBM’s simple, effective breathing techniques have been demonstrated to relieve stress and improve mood, mental focus and performance.
To join this live discussion on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Saturday, May 22

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Tuesday and Saturday’s at 10:00 am. No registration required. Join certified QiGong teacher Steve Goldstein and learn about the ancient Chinese form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times and can be performed by just about anyone. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. Steve has trained with some of the leading experts in the fields of Energy Medicine, Reiki, Shamanism, Qigong, and Acupressure.

To join Steve Goldstein for this live event through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE. 

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NY Project Hope: Coping with Covid

NY Project Hope: Coping with Covid

Monday, May 24

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm



Monday’s May 17th, May 24th, June 7th and June 14th at 2:30 pm in the Michael P. Coords Activity Room. **Please note that this program is in person, NOT on Zoom** If you need support coping with the challenges and emotions of COVID-19, we can help. Larchmont Public Library, through the Westchester Library System, is now a provider of NY Project Hope, New York State’s COVID-19 crisis counseling program. Receive free emotional support to help you through this difficult time.
Sign up required. You can attend as many of these free meetings as you want.

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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Tuesday, May 25

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Tuesday and Saturday’s at 10:00 am. No registration required. Join certified QiGong teacher Steve Goldstein and learn about the ancient Chinese form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times and can be performed by just about anyone. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. Steve has trained with some of the leading experts in the fields of Energy Medicine, Reiki, Shamanism, Qigong, and Acupressure.

To join Steve Goldstein for this live event through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE. 

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SPANISH CONVERSATIONS with María-Cristina Sánchez on Zoom

SPANISH CONVERSATIONS with María-Cristina Sánchez on Zoom

Wednesday, May 26

9:30 am - 10:30 am



Wednesday, May 12th & 26th. June 9th & 23rd at 9:30 am. Join María-Cristina Sánchez and hone your Spanish skills. Ms Sánchez will propose discussion topics in Spanish for each session, providing participants with the opportunity to clarify pronunciation and meaning of words and expressions in an informal and relaxed environment. Participants should speak Spanish at an intermediate to advanced level and not be native speakers of Spanish. Ms. Sánchez is a native Spanish-speaker originally from Ecuador and has studied languages in Quito, Boston, Paris and Vienna.
To join María-Cristina for this live event on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE
*By signing up you are committing to all sessions.

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Go, van Gogh! with Michael Norris on Zoom

Go, van Gogh! with Michael Norris on Zoom

Thursday, May 27

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, May 27th at 7:00 pm. Pastor and painter Vincent van Gogh produced more than 2,000 works of art in his last decade. Van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo that, as he had no children, he viewed his paintings as his progeny. Let’s explore some of these “brilliant children,” especially those at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Mike got his BA in classics from the University of California at San Diego and his MA in classics and Ph.D. in art history at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He spent twenty years at the Cloisters Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and has lectured all over the world. He lives in Teaneck, New Jersey.
To join this live event on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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Westchester Breathes: Start Your Day Refreshed With Breath-Body-Mind on Zoom

Westchester Breathes: Start Your Day Refreshed With Breath-Body-Mind on Zoom

Friday, May 28

9:00 am - 9:45 am



Every Friday at 9:00 am. The Larchmont and Mamaroneck Public Libraries invites all to join in an engaging program designed to help everyone in these stressful times. BREATH-BODY-MIND(BBM) is a program of gentle movement, breathing and relaxation exercises that reduce the experience of stress and anxiety and increase a sense of calm and well-being.  These exercises are simple and evidence-based in their impact on an array of populations – including children, adults and individuals with depression or PTSD.
BBM’s simple, effective breathing techniques have been demonstrated to relieve stress and improve mood, mental focus and performance.
To join this live discussion on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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Movie Discussion with Paul Doherty on Zoom

Movie Discussion with Paul Doherty on Zoom

Friday, May 28

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Friday, May 28th at 10:00 am. Watch Babel (2006) anytime before May 28th at 10am on our free Hoopla streaming service or place a hold on a DVD. A wealthy American is touring Morocco with his wife. The two become the focus of an international incident also involving a poor Moroccan farmer who is struggling to keep his two young sons in line and his family together. A San Diego nanny, with her employers absent, makes the disastrous decision to take her charges with her to a wedding in Mexico. A deaf-mute Japanese teen tries to deal with a relationship with her father and the world in general that has been upended by the death of her mother. It’s about a gun. It’s about communication – or the lack of it – both intercultural and intracultural. Raises issues like terrorism and immigration, and is as basic as husbands talking to their wives and parents understanding their children.

Don’t have a Hoopla account yet? Click here to get started with your library card to watch the film.

To join Reference Librarian Paul Doherty for this live online discussion through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE.

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Zoom with the Friends - Book Discussion with Patrick Radden Keefe

Zoom with the Friends – Book Discussion with Patrick Radden Keefe

Sunday, May 30

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm



Sunday, May 30th at 4:00 pm. Please join the Friends of the Larchmont and Mamaroneck libraries for a joint program featuring Patrick Radden Keefe, New Yorker writer and author of the highly anticipated EMPIRE OF PAIN: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty. A masterpiece of narrative reporting and writing, Empire of Pain is a devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family by the award-winning author of Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland. The Sacklers, whose name adorns the likes of Harvard, Oxford, and the Louvre, built their fortune with Valium and destroyed their reputation with OxyContin—a drug that generated $35 billion in revenues and killed hundreds of thousands of people.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Larchmont Public Library with a rebroadcast by LMC Media.

Copies available at Anderson’s Bookshop.

To register for this live event on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Tuesday, June 1

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Tuesday and Saturday’s at 10:00 am. No registration required. Join certified QiGong teacher Steve Goldstein and learn about the ancient Chinese form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times and can be performed by just about anyone. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. Steve has trained with some of the leading experts in the fields of Energy Medicine, Reiki, Shamanism, Qigong, and Acupressure.

To join Steve Goldstein for this live event through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE. 

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Great Courses: The Great Trials of World History And the Lessons They Teach Us

Great Courses: The Great Trials of World History And the Lessons They Teach Us

Thursday, June 3

11:00 am - 12:00 pm



Thursday, June 3rd at 11:00 am. No understanding of the past is complete without an understanding of the legal battles that have shaped it. In The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us, Professor Douglas O. Linder takes you back in time to revisit history’s most famous (and infamous) trials, including the Salem Witch Trials, the Scopes “Monkey” Trial, the Nuremburg Trials, and the Trial of O. J. Simpson.

June 3: The Trial of the Chicago Eight (Episode 22) The McMartin Preschool Abuse Trial (Episode 23) The O.J. Simpson Trial (Episode24)

For more information about the episode in the series Prof. Linder includes additional resources and also trials not in the series. Famous Trials

Suggested Readings:
(Episode 22) Lukas, Anthony. The Barnyard Epithet and Other Obscenities. (Put it on hold) Wiener, Jon. Conspiracy in the Streets. (Download it on Hoopla) (Episode 23) Eberle, Shirley. The Abuse of Innocence. (Put a hold on it) Nathan, Debbie & Snedeker, Michael. Satan’s Silence. (Put a hold on it) (Episode 24) Bugliosi, Vincent. Outrage. (Put it on hold) (Download it on Overdrive) Clark, Marcia and Carpenter, Teresa. Without a Doubt. (Put it on hold) Cochran, Johnnnie. Journey to Justice. (Put it on hold) Shapiro, Robert. The Search For Justice. (Put it on hold) Simpson, O.J. If I Did It (Put it on hold) Toobin, Jeffrey. The Run Of His Life (Put it on hold)  (Download it on Hoopla)

This episode is available for viewing using the library’s streaming service Kanopy.

If you have not previously created an account with Kanopy, first set up your account through the library’s website so you have a free subscription.

To join Reference Librarian June Hesler for these live online discussions through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE
 
If you have previously signed up for a Great Courses program you do not need to request an invite. You are already invited
 

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Guilty Conscience Book Group with Liam Hegarty on Zoom

Guilty Conscience Book Group with Liam Hegarty on Zoom

Thursday, June 3

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, June 3rd at 7:00 pm. The Bridge of San Luis Rey tells the story of a monk that witnesses a tragedy. Brother Juniper then embarks on a quest to prove that it was divine intervention rather than chance that led to the deaths of those who perished in the tragedy. His search leads to his own death—and to Wilder’s timeless investigation into the nature of love and the meaning of the human condition. It was first published in 1927 to worldwide acclaim. The novel won the Pulitzer Prize in 1928, and was the best-selling work of fiction that year.

You can put it on hold or download it on Overdrive

To join Head of Reference Liam Hegarty for this live discussion on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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Westchester Breathes: Start Your Day Refreshed With Breath-Body-Mind on Zoom

Westchester Breathes: Start Your Day Refreshed With Breath-Body-Mind on Zoom

Friday, June 4

9:00 am - 9:45 am



Every Friday at 9:00 am. The Larchmont and Mamaroneck Public Libraries invites all to join in an engaging program designed to help everyone in these stressful times. BREATH-BODY-MIND(BBM) is a program of gentle movement, breathing and relaxation exercises that reduce the experience of stress and anxiety and increase a sense of calm and well-being.  These exercises are simple and evidence-based in their impact on an array of populations – including children, adults and individuals with depression or PTSD.
BBM’s simple, effective breathing techniques have been demonstrated to relieve stress and improve mood, mental focus and performance.
To join this live discussion on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Saturday, June 5

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Tuesday and Saturday’s at 10:00 am. No registration required. Join certified QiGong teacher Steve Goldstein and learn about the ancient Chinese form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times and can be performed by just about anyone. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. Steve has trained with some of the leading experts in the fields of Energy Medicine, Reiki, Shamanism, Qigong, and Acupressure.

To join Steve Goldstein for this live event through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE. 

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Yoga with Damien Germino Online through Zoom

Yoga with Damien Germino Online through Zoom

Saturday, June 5

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm



Saturdays at 12:15pm. June 5th & 19th. Instructor, Damien Germino, guides participants to understanding the poses and breathing techniques that will bring peace and beauty to relieve stress while you stretch. When practiced regularly, yoga can have profoundly positive physical effects.

To join Damien for this live online Yoga class on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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FRANK CONVERSATIONS: Frank Connelly Discusses Sherlock Holmes on Zoom

FRANK CONVERSATIONS: Frank Connelly Discusses Sherlock Holmes on Zoom

Monday, June 7

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Monday, June 7th  at 10:00 am. Join this discussion focused on stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the World’s greatest sleuth: Sherlock Holmes. For this meeting the focus is on the novella The Red-Headed League.
You can put it on hold or download it on FreadingHooplaOverdrive/Libby
To join this live discussion on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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NY Project Hope: Coping with Covid

NY Project Hope: Coping with Covid

Monday, June 7

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm



Monday’s May 17th, May 24th, June 7th and June 14th at 2:30 pm in the Michael P. Coords Activity Room. **Please note that this program is in person, NOT on Zoom** If you need support coping with the challenges and emotions of COVID-19, we can help. Larchmont Public Library, through the Westchester Library System, is now a provider of NY Project Hope, New York State’s COVID-19 crisis counseling program. Receive free emotional support to help you through this difficult time.
Sign up required. You can attend as many of these free meetings as you want.

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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Tuesday, June 8

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Tuesday and Saturday’s at 10:00 am. No registration required. Join certified QiGong teacher Steve Goldstein and learn about the ancient Chinese form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times and can be performed by just about anyone. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. Steve has trained with some of the leading experts in the fields of Energy Medicine, Reiki, Shamanism, Qigong, and Acupressure.

To join Steve Goldstein for this live event through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE. 

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How to Avoid Tick-Borne Diseases: Identification, Prevention, Response 

How to Avoid Tick-Borne Diseases: Identification, Prevention, Response 

Tuesday, June 8

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Tuesday, June 8th at 7:00 pm.  Mamaroneck and Larchmont Public Libraries invite you to join Dr. Christopher Pappas from Manhattanville College for this valuable talk as we head into tick season! Dr. Pappas is a molecular microbiologist, tick expert, and long-time Westchester resident who will share useful tips on tick identification, prevention, and response within the northeast. Other topics such as how to make your backyard tick-free as well as which products are effective repellents will also be discussed. Dr. Pappas will have on hand pathogen-free ticks to demonstrate to the public tick behavior and the effectiveness of DEET as a repellent.

To join this live discussion on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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SPANISH CONVERSATIONS with María-Cristina Sánchez on Zoom

SPANISH CONVERSATIONS with María-Cristina Sánchez on Zoom

Wednesday, June 9

9:30 am - 10:30 am



Wednesday, May 12th & 26th. June 9th & 23rd at 9:30 am. Join María-Cristina Sánchez and hone your Spanish skills. Ms Sánchez will propose discussion topics in Spanish for each session, providing participants with the opportunity to clarify pronunciation and meaning of words and expressions in an informal and relaxed environment. Participants should speak Spanish at an intermediate to advanced level and not be native speakers of Spanish. Ms. Sánchez is a native Spanish-speaker originally from Ecuador and has studied languages in Quito, Boston, Paris and Vienna.
To join María-Cristina for this live event on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE
*By signing up you are committing to all sessions.

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More Than You Can Handle with author Miguel Sancho on Zoom

More Than You Can Handle with author Miguel Sancho on Zoom

Wednesday, June 9

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Wednesday, June 9th at 7:00 pm. Larchmont and Mamaroneck Library invites you to join Miguel Sancho, author of More Than You can Handle. The personally harrowing and medically enthralling story of a family’s struggle to save a child from a deadly immune deficiency. When a two-month-old baby falls ill, his apparently ordinary symptoms turn out to signal a rare and lethal immune deficiency. For parents Miguel Sancho and Felicia Morton, the discovery that their son, Sebastian, has chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) upends their lives and leaves the family with few options, all of them terrifying. With Sebastian at constant risk of deadly infection, they spend the next six years in some degree of self-quarantine, with all its attendant anxieties and stressors, as they struggle to keep their son alive, their marriage intact, and themselves sane.
Miguel Sancho is an Emmy Award-winning television producer currently show-running and developing series and specials for A&E. For seven years he helped run the ABC primetime news magazine 20/20. Prior to that, he was an investigative producer at 20/20 and CBS News’s 48 Hours. He lives in Larchmont, New York with his wife, Felicia Morton, and their two children, Lydia and Sebastian.
Co-sponsored by the Mamaroneck Public Library
Put it on hold, or download it on Overdrive/Libby
To register for this live discussion on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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Short and Sweet Book Group with Alex Neceda on Zoom

Short and Sweet Book Group with Alex Neceda on Zoom

Thursday, June 10

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Thursday, June 10th at 10:00 am. The Wife is the story of the long and stormy marriage between a world-famous novelist, Joe Castleman, and his wife Joan, and the secret they’ve kept for decades. The novel opens just as Joe is about to receive a prestigious international award, The Helsinki Prize, to honor his career as one of America’s preeminent novelists. Joan, who has spent forty years subjugating her own literary talents to fan the flames of his career, finally decides to stop. 

You can put it on hold, download the ebook, or audiobook on Overdrive

To join this live discussion on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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The Galapagos Islands with Christina Baal on Zoom

The Galapagos Islands with Christina Baal on Zoom

Thursday, June 10

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, June 10th at 7:00 pm. The Galapagos Islands, “ Las Islas Encantadas,” are so remarkably unique as an ecosystem that they truly are “bewitching.” Discover this magical pace as Christina Baal presents a firsthand account of exploring these bewitched islands. The ecology of these relatively young islands combined with their isolation from human impact creates an unparalleled opportunity to watch evolution unfold in a living laboratory.

Christina Baal is a wildlife artist whose dream of meeting and painting 10,000 different species of birds has taken her across the country and around the world. She has traveled to Costa Rica, Canada, Ecuador, Japan, South Korea, and the Galapagos looking for birds and adventure. While not making art, Christina works as an environmental educator and bird guide to help promote conservation and get people excited about the natural world. You can see her artwork and follow her adventures at www.drawingtenthousandbirds.com.

To register for this live discussion on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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Westchester Breathes: Start Your Day Refreshed With Breath-Body-Mind on Zoom

Westchester Breathes: Start Your Day Refreshed With Breath-Body-Mind on Zoom

Friday, June 11

9:00 am - 9:45 am



Every Friday at 9:00 am. The Larchmont and Mamaroneck Public Libraries invites all to join in an engaging program designed to help everyone in these stressful times. BREATH-BODY-MIND(BBM) is a program of gentle movement, breathing and relaxation exercises that reduce the experience of stress and anxiety and increase a sense of calm and well-being.  These exercises are simple and evidence-based in their impact on an array of populations – including children, adults and individuals with depression or PTSD.
BBM’s simple, effective breathing techniques have been demonstrated to relieve stress and improve mood, mental focus and performance.
To join this live discussion on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Saturday, June 12

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Tuesday and Saturday’s at 10:00 am. No registration required. Join certified QiGong teacher Steve Goldstein and learn about the ancient Chinese form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times and can be performed by just about anyone. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. Steve has trained with some of the leading experts in the fields of Energy Medicine, Reiki, Shamanism, Qigong, and Acupressure.

To join Steve Goldstein for this live event through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE. 

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NY Project Hope: Coping with Covid

NY Project Hope: Coping with Covid

Monday, June 14

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm



Monday’s May 17th, May 24th, June 7th and June 14th at 2:30 pm in the Michael P. Coords Activity Room. **Please note that this program is in person, NOT on Zoom** If you need support coping with the challenges and emotions of COVID-19, we can help. Larchmont Public Library, through the Westchester Library System, is now a provider of NY Project Hope, New York State’s COVID-19 crisis counseling program. Receive free emotional support to help you through this difficult time.
Sign up required. You can attend as many of these free meetings as you want.

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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Tuesday, June 15

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Tuesday and Saturday’s at 10:00 am. No registration required. Join certified QiGong teacher Steve Goldstein and learn about the ancient Chinese form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times and can be performed by just about anyone. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. Steve has trained with some of the leading experts in the fields of Energy Medicine, Reiki, Shamanism, Qigong, and Acupressure.

To join Steve Goldstein for this live event through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE. 

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How to Shape Your Stress Free Life with Joanne Newborn

How to Shape Your Stress Free Life with Joanne Newborn

Thursday, June 17

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, June 17th at 7:00 pm. Stress has become such an integral part of our lives that most times we do not even realize we are walking through life with the burden of it upon us. And living through a pandemic has added stress activators that we never expected to have in our lifetime. Long term stress leads to many, varied health issues, so it is vital that we find ways to deal with the existing stress we currently have in our lives and learn how to create practices to prevent future stress from affecting our health. Joanne Newborn, Certified Lifestyle & Leadership Coach with Newborn Evolution, will be discussing this along with giving you actionable measures you can take to Shape your Stress-FREE Life so you can live your life with ease.

In her workshop she will cover: What is Stress? What are the Most common Causes of Stress? How can Stress affect our Health? Ways to Alleviate Stress for both our Minds & Bodies As our landscape changes daily, so do our stress factors. Please join Joanne Newborn to begin your Journey of “How to Shape your Stress-Free Life” on June 17th, 2021 at 7pm.

Learn answers to these questions and more with certified executive leadership coach Joanne Newborn.
To join this live discussion on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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Westchester Breathes: Start Your Day Refreshed With Breath-Body-Mind on Zoom

Westchester Breathes: Start Your Day Refreshed With Breath-Body-Mind on Zoom

Friday, June 18

9:00 am - 9:45 am



Every Friday at 9:00 am. The Larchmont and Mamaroneck Public Libraries invites all to join in an engaging program designed to help everyone in these stressful times. BREATH-BODY-MIND(BBM) is a program of gentle movement, breathing and relaxation exercises that reduce the experience of stress and anxiety and increase a sense of calm and well-being.  These exercises are simple and evidence-based in their impact on an array of populations – including children, adults and individuals with depression or PTSD.
BBM’s simple, effective breathing techniques have been demonstrated to relieve stress and improve mood, mental focus and performance.
To join this live discussion on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Saturday, June 19

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Tuesday and Saturday’s at 10:00 am. No registration required. Join certified QiGong teacher Steve Goldstein and learn about the ancient Chinese form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times and can be performed by just about anyone. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. Steve has trained with some of the leading experts in the fields of Energy Medicine, Reiki, Shamanism, Qigong, and Acupressure.

To join Steve Goldstein for this live event through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE. 

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Yoga with Damien Germino Online through Zoom

Yoga with Damien Germino Online through Zoom

Saturday, June 19

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm



Saturdays at 12:15pm. June 5th & 19th. Instructor, Damien Germino, guides participants to understanding the poses and breathing techniques that will bring peace and beauty to relieve stress while you stretch. When practiced regularly, yoga can have profoundly positive physical effects.

To join Damien for this live online Yoga class on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Tuesday, June 22

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Tuesday and Saturday’s at 10:00 am. No registration required. Join certified QiGong teacher Steve Goldstein and learn about the ancient Chinese form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times and can be performed by just about anyone. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. Steve has trained with some of the leading experts in the fields of Energy Medicine, Reiki, Shamanism, Qigong, and Acupressure.

To join Steve Goldstein for this live event through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE. 

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