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Adult Events at the Irvington Public Library

The following events will be held at the Irvington Public Library, 12 South Astor St. Info:  call 591-7840, e-mail irvref@wlsmail.org or visit www.irvingtonlibrary.org.

Monday 1

Art Exhibit: As part of the RiverArts Studio Tour Irvington artists have chosen selected works to be exhibited in the Martucci Gallery through April 29. An opening reception will be held for the artists at the library on April 11 from 7 to 8:45 p.m. All are welcome.

Thursday 4

Author Talk: Peter Stark, author of Astoria and The Last Empty Places will visit at 7 p.m. to introduce his latest book, Young Washington: How Wilderness and War Forged America’s Founding Father. Registration is requested. Call 591-7840 or register online at <irvingtonlibrary.evanced.info/signup> Free.

Sunday 7

Chocolate History: Chocolate! The Hudson Valley History of our Favorite Confection, a talk by food historian Peter Rose, will be held at 3 p.m.

Thursday 18

Irvington Book Club: The group will meet at 7:30 p.m. to discuss The Dry by Jane Harper.

Young Adults Programs at the Irvington Public Library

Thursday 11

Emoji Marble Magnets: We’ll be making marble magnets with Emoji faces at 4:30 p.m.  Make six of your favorite and store them in a tin. All materials will be provided.

Thursday 18

Alcohol Ink Eggs: Create spectacular decorated eggs for your table and basket using alcohol ink at 5 p.m. 

Thursday 25

Unplug and Unwind:  Come and spend some “unplugged” time on the last Thursday of the month playing classic board & card games like chess, checkers, Uno, Ticket to Ride, Dominion, Pandemic, Bananagrams and many more. Or bring one of your own. Refreshments will be provided at the program, which begins at 5 p.m.

Events at the Warner Library

The following events have been scheduled for the Warner Library, 121 N. Broadway in Tarrytown. For more information call 631-7734 or visit warnerlibrary.org.

Monday 1

Art Exhibit: In the Main Gallery this month Linda Perlmutter and students will display watercolors of various scenes.

Wednesday 3

Wednesday Movies: Movies will be screened every Wednesday in April at 2 p.m., The scheduled is: April 3: BlacKkKlansman, April 10: Vice, April 17: Can Your Ever Forgive Me? and April 24: If Beale Street Could Talk.

Thursday 4

Life Shake-Up: Explore new visions for your life to achieve greater personal fulfillment, consider future goals and look into what may be getting in the way with Laurie Hirsch Schulz of LHS Coaching at 7 p.m.

Saturday 6

Drawing Classes: Meditative Drawing with Arlene Mangialardi will be held on April 6, 13 and 27 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Learn to create beautiful and intricate works of art by inking structured, repetitive patterns to paper. All art supplies will be provided. Sign-up required.

Piano Duo Concert: A Friends of the Library Classical Concert with Sonnet, a piano duo with Tarrytown’s Mi-Won Kim and Bari Mort playing classical favorites will be held at 2:30 p.m.

Sunday 7

Annual Meeting: The Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct will hold its annual meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. Free. The program will be Tales of Croton Point: A Colorful History.

Monday 8

HERstory Stitch-up: This is an embroidery workshop to create art that includes the experiences of women of all ages and orientations.  Fabric and tools will be provided.  The program begins at 7 p.m.

Tuesday 9

Caregiver Caring:  Pam Cardozo will discuss the signs, symptoms and causes of caregiver stress and burnout, ways to prevent it and where to turn for help at 1 p.m. Pam has experience as a psychiatric nurse, educator, patient advocate and hospital director of volunteers.

Thursday 11 

LWV Program: The League of Women Voters of Westchester presents a Civics Workshop that includes spotting media biases, fake news and the benefits of a comprehensive media diet at 7 p.m. The program is non-partisan and open to all.

Friday 12

Mrs. Benedict Arnold: Dr. Leon Di Martino returns to Warner to tell the story of Peggy Shipman Arnold, loyalist, love interest of a British spy master, and wife of revolutionary war hero turned traitor at 1 p.m.

Saturday 13

Friends Book Sale: The Friends of the Warner Library will hold a book sale on April 13 and 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Look for the big white tents on the lawn in front of the library and shop for bargain books, DVDs and CDs.  

Wednesday 17

Spelling Bee: A Junior League spelling bee will be held at 5 p.m.  Please contact Marian Randazzo for information at mranda2925@aol.com.

Democracy Discussion: A Community Conversation about Democracy with a panel featuring Barrett Seaman of The Hudson Independent, Tarrytown Historian Rick Rose, educators William Davies and Jessica Hunsberger, high school students and other community notables will be held at 7 p.m.

April 25

Sing Sing Chaplain: The Rev. Ron Lemmert will share experiences from his years as the Sing Sing chaplain at 7 p.m.

Events at the Dobbs Ferry Public Library

The following events have been scheduled for the Dobbs Ferry Public Library, 55 Main St. For more information call 693-6614.

Saturday 6

Cultural Care: Au Pairs will read books and share stories about where they come from today from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Though the program is intended for children between the ages of four and seven, everyone is welcome.

Benefit Concert: A solo acoustic concert to benefit the library with guitarist Lee Reiser will be held at 8 p.m. Reiser has appeared at The Turning Point in Piermont, Maureen’s Jazz Center and OD’s in Nyack. Tickets are $20 and include a post-show reception. Buy tickets at dflfriends.org or at the library. The event will launch a $6,000 capital campaign to benefit the library.

Wednesday 10

Film Screening: Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights will be screened at 7 p.m.

Thursday 25

Teen Program: A 3D printer workshop will be held at 4 p.m. Design fun objects in Tinkercad. Bringing your own laptop and a USB mouse is recommended. Please register at the circulation desk.

 

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