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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Saturday, January 16

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Now on 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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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Tuesday, January 19

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Now on 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 - EVENT FULL

SPANISH CONVERSATIONS with María-Cristina Sánchez on Zoom – EVENT FULL

Wednesday, January 20

9:45 am - 10:45 am



Wednesday, January 13th, 20th & 27th.  February 3rd, 10th, 17th, & 24th at 9:45 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 7 sessions.

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Great Courses: Turning Points in Modern History

Great Courses: Turning Points in Modern History

Thursday, January 21

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Thursday, January 7th & 21st at 10:00 am.  Turning Points in Modern History takes you on a far-reaching journey around the globe to shed light on how two dozen of the top discoveries, inventions, political upheavals, and ideas since 1400 have shaped the modern world. Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius Ph.D. will be our guide. View each episode on your own prior to our online discussion of the topics.

January 7th, 2021: 1896—The Invention of Motion Pictures (Episode 16) 1903—Kitty Hawk and Powered Flight (Episode 17) 1904—The Russo-Japanese War (Episode 18)
January 21st, 2021: 1928—The Discovery of Penicillin (Episode 19) 1942—The Dawn of the Atom (Episode 20) 1969—Walking on the Moon (Episode 21)
Suggested readings:
(Episode 16) Baldwin, Neil. Edison, Inventing the Century. (Put it on hold)  Dixon, Wheeler and Foster, Gwendolyn. A Short History of Film. (Put it on hold – 2018 ed.)  (Put it on hold –  2008 ed.) (Episode 17) Kennett, Lee.  A History of Strategic Bombing.  (Put it on hold)  Wohl, Robert. A Passion for Wings. (Put it on hold) (Episode 19) Hobby, Gladys. Penicillin: Meeting the Challenge. (Put it on hold) (Episode 20) De Groot, Gerard. The Bomb. (Put it on hold) Rhodes, Richard. The Making of the Atomic Bomb. (Put it on hold) (Episode 21) Cadbury, Deborah. Space Race. (Put it on hold) McDougall, Walter. The Heavens and the Earth. (Put it on hold)

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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The Borscht Belt with Marty Schneit on Zoom

The Borscht Belt with Marty Schneit on Zoom

Thursday, January 21

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, January 21st at 7:00 pm. Marty wants to bring back to life a remarkable time, place and people. It will never be duplicated unless you lived through it.  What survives of the Borscht Belt is the memory.  Marty details the history of The Borscht Belt.  Some of the sites that Marty will discuss are the following: Old Route 17, Red Apple Rest, Bungalow Colonies.  Marty will talk about the following hotels:  Grossingers, Concord and Kutcher’s.  Marty will conduct a Simon Sez routine with the group.  Just about all the comedians back then got their start in the Borscht Belt.  Marty will talk about the following comedians:  Red Buttons, George Burns, Rodney Dangerfield, Sid Caesar, Henny Youngman and Milton Berle.  What caused the decline of The Borscht Belt will be discussed.

To join Marty for 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, January 22

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Friday. January 22nd at 10:00 am. Watch Girl With A Pearl Earring (2003) anytime before January 22nd at 10am on our free Hoopla streaming service or place a hold on a DVD.  17-year-old Griet must work to support her family, so she becomes a maid in the house of Johannes Vermeer, where she attracts the master painter’s attention. He is commissioned to paint Griet, and the result is one of the greatest paintings ever created.

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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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Saturday, January 23

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Now on 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, January 23

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm



Saturdays at 12:15pm. December 5th & 19th. January 9th & 23rd. 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 through 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, January 26

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Now on 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 - EVENT FULL

SPANISH CONVERSATIONS with María-Cristina Sánchez on Zoom – EVENT FULL

Wednesday, January 27

9:45 am - 10:45 am



Wednesday, January 13th, 20th & 27th.  February 3rd, 10th, 17th, & 24th at 9:45 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 7 sessions.

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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Saturday, January 30

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Now on 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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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Tuesday, February 2

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Now on 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 - EVENT FULL

SPANISH CONVERSATIONS with María-Cristina Sánchez on Zoom – EVENT FULL

Wednesday, February 3

9:45 am - 10:45 am



Wednesday, January 13th, 20th & 27th.  February 3rd, 10th, 17th, & 24th at 9:45 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 7 sessions.

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NEW FUTURIANS BOOK GROUP with Liam Hegarty on Zoom

NEW FUTURIANS BOOK GROUP with Liam Hegarty on Zoom

Thursday, February 4

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, February 4th at 7:00 pm. For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. But only Hari Seldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future — to a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that will last thirty thousand years. To preserve knowledge and save mankind, Seldon gathers the best minds in the Empire — both scientists and scholars — and brings them to a bleak planet at the edge of the Galaxy to serve as a beacon of hope for a future generations. He calls his sanctuary the Foundation.

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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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Saturday, February 6

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Now on 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, February 6

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm



Saturdays at 12:15pm. February 6th & 20th. 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 through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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IRA's What You Need to Know with Shelly Blaufeux, CPA, L.L.C. live on Zoom

IRA’s What You Need to Know with Shelly Blaufeux, CPA, L.L.C. live on Zoom

Monday, February 8

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Monday, February 8th at 2:00 pm
This program will
  • Review the following types of IRA account types: Traditional IRAs, Roth IRAs, SIMPLE IRAs and SEP IRAs.
  • Describe who is allowed to open and contribute to an IRA account during the taxable year.
  • Identify when contributions are deductible and when they are not deductible.
  • Describe the time allowed to rollover distributions and the
  • ramifications of not completing rollovers within the allotted time.
  • Describe when taxpayers are permitted to take distributions from an IRA account.
S. Blaufeux, CPA, L.L.C. is based in Larchmont, New York. Larchmont.  She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.
To join Shelly Blaufeux for 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

Tuesday, February 9

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Now on 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 - EVENT FULL

SPANISH CONVERSATIONS with María-Cristina Sánchez on Zoom – EVENT FULL

Wednesday, February 10

9:45 am - 10:45 am



Wednesday, January 13th, 20th & 27th.  February 3rd, 10th, 17th, & 24th at 9:45 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 7 sessions.

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Short & Sweet Book Group on Zoom

Short & Sweet Book Group on Zoom

Thursday, February 11

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Thursday, February 11th at 10:00 am. A moving novel about three people who find their way back from loss and loneliness to a different kind of happiness. Arthur, a widow, meets Maddy, a troubled teenage girl who is avoiding school by hiding out at the cemetery, where Arthur goes every day for lunch to have imaginary conversations with his late wife, and think about the lives of others. The two strike up a friendship that draws them out of isolation. Maddy gives Arthur the name Truluv, for his loving and positive responses to every outrageous thing she says or does. With Arthur’s nosy neighbor Lucille, they create a loving and unconventional family, proving that life’s most precious moments are sweeter when shared.

This month Short and Sweet will be guest hosted by Reference Librarian Frank Connelly.

You can put it on hold or download it on Overdrive

To join reference librarian Frank Connelly for this live discussion on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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Paintings of the Dutch Golden Age: A Virtual Tour with Michael Norris on Zoom

Paintings of the Dutch Golden Age: A Virtual Tour with Michael Norris on Zoom

Thursday, February 11

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, February 11th at 7:00 pm. Get to know the part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the pictures of Frans Hals, Jan Vermeer, and Rembrandt von Rijn. Along the way, learn about the Dutch Republic in its 17th-century heyday, including its tulip mania and the Flying Dutchman! 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 on trips all over the world. He lives in Teaneck, New Jersey.

To join Michael Norris 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

Saturday, February 13

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Now on 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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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Tuesday, February 16

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Now on 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 - EVENT FULL

SPANISH CONVERSATIONS with María-Cristina Sánchez on Zoom – EVENT FULL

Wednesday, February 17

9:45 am - 10:45 am



Wednesday, January 13th, 20th & 27th.  February 3rd, 10th, 17th, & 24th at 9:45 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 7 sessions.

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Lincoln & New York: The City That Made Him President presented by the New York Historical Society on Zoom

Lincoln & New York: The City That Made Him President presented by the New York Historical Society on Zoom

Thursday, February 18

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, February 18th at 7:00 pm. On February 27, 1860, Abraham Lincoln took the stage at Cooper Union and delivered an address before a crowd of 1,500 people. This speech catapulted Lincoln onto the national stage and helped propel him to the White House just one year later. In this interactive virtual presentation, learn about New York during this era and why the city was instrumental in creating and sustaining the evolving image of Lincoln as a partisan politician, statesman, wartime commander-in-chief, emancipator, and ultimately, a martyr to union.

To join 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

Saturday, February 20

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Now on 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, February 20

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm



Saturdays at 12:15pm. February 6th & 20th. 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 through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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Literary Bites with Special Guest Lori Rotskoff Live on Zoom

Literary Bites with Special Guest Lori Rotskoff Live on Zoom

Monday, February 22

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm



Monday, February 22nd at 1:00 pm. Notes From a Young Black Chef by Kwame Onwuachi

Join Lori Rotskoff as she leads a discussion of Notes From a Young Black Chef, an inspiring memoir about the intersection of race, fame, and food. Kwame Onwuachi shares the remarkable story of his culinary coming-of-age. As a young chef, he was forced to grapple with just how unwelcoming the world of fine dining can be for people of color. A powerful, heartfelt, and shockingly honest story of chasing your dreams even when they don’t turn out as you expected. Notes from a Young Black Chef is one man’s pursuit of his passions, despite the odds.

Lori Rotskoff is a cultural historian, teacher, and author specializing in memoirs and narrative nonfiction; childhood and youth; women’s and gender issues; and arts and culture. She studied history and literature at Northwestern University and earned a PhD in American Studies at Yale. She lives in Larchmont, with her husband and two college-age sons.

To join this live online discussion through 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, February 23

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Now on 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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Struggle Against Segregation with Eliza Rasmussen on Zoom

Struggle Against Segregation with Eliza Rasmussen on Zoom

Tuesday, February 23

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Tuesday, February 23rd at 2:00 pm. Join National Park Ranger Eliza Rasmussen to discuss the history of segregation and the struggle undertaken in the 1950’s and 1960’s to end it. The talk will touch on key moments such as the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Greensboro Sit-In, Brown v. Board of Education, March on Washington – “I Have A Dream Speech”, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.  

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 - EVENT FULL

SPANISH CONVERSATIONS with María-Cristina Sánchez on Zoom – EVENT FULL

Wednesday, February 24

9:45 am - 10:45 am



Wednesday, January 13th, 20th & 27th.  February 3rd, 10th, 17th, & 24th at 9:45 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 7 sessions.

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Movie Discussion with Paul Doherty on Zoom

Movie Discussion with Paul Doherty on Zoom

Friday, February 26

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Friday, February 26th at 10:00 am. Watch  Dial M for Murder (1954) anytime before December 18th at 10am on our free Kanopy streaming service or place a hold on a DVD.  Ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice (Ray Milland) wants to have his wealthy wife, Margot (Grace Kelly), murdered so he can get his hands on her inheritance. When he discovers her affair with Mark Halliday (Robert Cummings), he comes up with the perfect plan to kill her. He blackmails an old acquaintance into carrying out the murder, but the carefully-orchestrated set-up goes awry. Now Wendice must frantically scheme to outwit the police and avoid having his plot detected.

Don’t have a Kanopy 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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QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

QiGong with Steve Goldstein live on Zoom

Saturday, February 27

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Now on 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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VIRTUAL TOUR of Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center with Education Coordinator, Author-Artist, Joyce Raimondo on Zoom

VIRTUAL TOUR of Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center with Education Coordinator, Author-Artist, Joyce Raimondo on Zoom

Tuesday, March 9

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Tuesday, March 9th at 2:00 pm. Joyce guides you through Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner’s home and studio — a national landmark in East Hampton, NY. Discover creative ways Pollock and Krasner expressed their feelings with paint. Discuss the art displayed in their home, and explore the barn studio filled with paint splatters — evidence of their masterpieces.

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

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Brain Health with Mark Adelman on Zoom

Brain Health with Mark Adelman on Zoom

Friday, March 12

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Friday, March 12th at 10:00 am. As we get older, one of our major concerns is preserving cognitive health, specifically, short-term memory, learning, focus, and reason.  The Brain Health presentation will examine lifestyle interventions that appear promising to achieve and maintain our best cognitive health.  Marc Adelman is an integrative health consultant.
To join this live event on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE

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From The Jazz Singer to A Star Is Born: A History of the Movie Musical with Brian Rose on Zoom

From The Jazz Singer to A Star Is Born: A History of the Movie Musical with Brian Rose on Zoom

Thursday, March 18

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, March 18th at 7:00 pm. As soon as movies could talk, they began to sing and dance—and musicals quickly became among the most popular film genres in America. Over the next nine decades, the movie musical would evolve to embrace every type of performance, from operatta to rock and soul, from tap to ballet, and every type of format, from Broadway hits to original creations from composers like Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and Irving Berlin. This presentation will look at the fascinating history of this unique format, and include more than thirty excerpts, featuring artists like Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, the Nicholas Brothers, Busby Berkeley, Gene Kelly, and the Beatles.

Brian Rose is a Professor in the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University’s College at Lincoln Center, where he has taught since 1982. He’s written several books on television history and cultural programming, and conducted more than a hundred Q&A’s with leading directors, actors, and writers for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the Screen Actors Guild, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and the Directors Guild of America.

To join Brian for this live discussion on 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, March 24

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*

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Animal Reiki with Angela La Scala on Zoom

Animal Reiki with Angela La Scala on Zoom

Thursday, March 25

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, Thursday, March 25th at 7:00 pm. Join Angela La Scala, Reiki Master Teacher and learn about the Let Animals Lead® method of Animal Reiki which teaches animal-guided healing through meditation. This unique perspective on healing helps humans support their pets. These techniques teach how to support your animals through stress, anxiety, illness, and difficult times with peaceful acceptance, through letting go of judgment, worries, the need to fix and the need to control outcome. Animal Reiki helps both the human and their animal to heal together. (Originally scheduled for December 17th)
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Birding 101 with Anne Swaim on Zoom

Birding 101 with Anne Swaim on Zoom

Thursday, April 8

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, April 8th at 7:00 pm. With images, sounds and video clips of local birds, learn (or review) the basics of finding and identifying birds year-round, where to go birding locally and how to grow your birding skills with this presentation from Saw Mill River Audubon Executive Director Anne Swaim.

Anne has served as Executive Director since 2004.   She is now working together with four staff members and dozens of volunteers to maintain eight wildlife sanctuaries, offer over 200 free public programs & field trips annually and help connect people with nature.
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Boosting Immunity with Acupressure and Herbs with Kathy Casey 

Boosting Immunity with Acupressure and Herbs with Kathy Casey 

Monday, April 12

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Monday, April 12th at 10:00 am. Dr. Casey will give a brief history of Chinese medicine and the tenets of the foundation. She will talk about the acupuncture points and the meridians/highways that connect them, and how the stimulation of these points impacts the body’s immune system, how responses are measured, and the health benefits. In addition she will discuss food as medicine, how herbs/foods are viewed in Chinese medicine and how to incorporate them into one’s daily life to boost immunity and general health.
Dr. Kathy Casey, DACM, L.Ac., CHt. is a Doctor of Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine, a NY & CT Licensed Acupuncturist , a Board Certified Chinese Medicine Herbalist (NCCAOM) and a Certified Hypnotherapist.
To join Dr. Casey for this live discussion on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE 

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