What’s Happening – In Our Libraries – October 2018

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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.

Tuesday 2

Painting Exhibit: illusions and Suggestions, Works by Gina Lombardi Bratter, an exhibition of her watercolor encaustic paintings and will be held through Oct. 30 in the Martucci Gallery. An opening reception for the artist will be held on Oct. 6, from 2 t- 4:30 p.m.  Gallery hours are Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to -9 p.m. Please phone ahead when planning your visit.

Wednesday 5

Morning Yoga: Morning yoga will resume on Sept. 5, 12, 19 and 26 at 10:30 a.m. Register ahead for each class.

Saturday 13

Broadway Talk: At 2 p.m. theatre enthusiast Brian Stoll will discuss all things Broadway beginning with the history and importance of the Broadway Playbill. He will also share several money-saving tips on how to see Broadway shows for under $50. Register for the free program online at irvingtonlibrary.evanced.info/signup, or call 591-7840.

Thursday 18

Used Book Sale:  The sale will offer fiction and non-fiction for adults and teens, holiday books for all ages and rare, vintage, and quirky books on Oct. 18 from 1 to 9 p.m.; Oct. 19 from 10 a.. to 5 p.m. and Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: friendsoftheirvingtonlibrary.org and friends.booksale@gmail.com

Evening Book Club:  The club has selected The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje for discussion at 7:30 p.m. This month the group will meet in the Local History Room. Copies of the book are available for check out at the circulation desk.

October 2018 Young Adults Program at the Irvington Public Library

Monday 29

Middle School Book Club: Welcome back to the Irvington Library’s Middle School Book Club.  We will be reading Vivian Vande Velde’s book Stolen. Cupcakes will be provided.

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

In the Gallery: Main Gallery- Adam Tramantano’s No Single Image.  Stairwell Gallery  -IAHD (Institutes of Applied Human Dynamics) group mural of the Hudson River and its wildlife. The mural was made possible by a grant from the ArtsWestchester Council.

Science Of Hope: Resilience, the biology of stress and the science of hope will be screened, followed by a discussion at 6:30 p.m.  The one-hour documentary delves into the science of adverse childhood experiences as well as information about a new movement to treat and prevent toxic stress.  Please call 631-7734 and let us know if you plan to attend.

Wednesday 3

Toddlerific: “It’s Toddlerific” is held on Wednesdays at 10:15 and 11:15 in the Children’s Room, through Dec. 19 The program features picture books, rhymes, and songs, followed by a related craft activity, for one, two and three-year-olds; please choose one session a week.

Movie Matinees: Movies will be screened every Wednesday at 2 p.m. in October. This month’s schedule is: Oct. 3: Measure of a Man; Oct. 10: The Seagull, Oct. 17: Only the Brave, Oct. 24: Final Portrait and Oct. 31: Beast.
Thursday 4

Opera Appreciation: “Viva Verdi,” a lecture/listening series about the life and works of Guiseppe Verdi led by Susan Grunthal, will be held on Thursdays from Oct. 4 through 15 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Call to sign up or visit the reference desk.

Business Book Group: The group will discuss Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman.

Stitch-Up: Today and Nov. 15 at 7 p.m., “Badass HERstory Stitch-Up” will be held. This is an embroidery gathering to create art that includes the lives, voices, and experiences of women, female-identified, and gender non-binary people. No prior stitching experience is needed. Fabric will be provided and tools will be available during the workshop. Finished work will be sent to Badass HERstory Headquarters in Chicago. Info: https://www.badassherstory.com/

Thursday 11

Second Thursday Book Group: At 7 p.m., the Group will discuss Killers of the Flower Moon:  The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann.

Cemetery Virtual Tour:  A Virtual Tour of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery  – “Notables and the Notorious” will be held at 7 p.m.  Join us for a slide presentation with a tour guide from the cemetery.

Verde Part Two: Opera: “Viva Verdi Part 2” will be held on Thursdays Oct. 11 – Nov. 15 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Registration is requested at 631-7734.

Sunday 14

Classical Piano Concert:  Klara Wurtz, a classical pianist with many recordings to her credit, will be playing from her latest release of Janacek On an Overgrown Path and In The Mists and Kodaly Marosszék Dances at 2:30 p.m.

Monday 15

Intro to Overdrive: The program will be held at 7 p.m. Learn how to use Overdrive to download e-books and audiobooks to your computer or mobile device. Bring your laptop or device if possible. Sign up by calling 631-7734 or visit the reference desk.

Tuesday 16

Mystery Book Group: At 11 a.m., the group will discuss The Merlot Murders by Ellen Crosby.

Saturday 20

Book Sale: The Friends of the Library Book Sale will be held on Oct. 20 and 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday 24

Reduced Fare MetroCards:  Seniors 65 and older can sign up for reduced faire MetroCards today and Nov. 28 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Bring proof of age and a photo ID.

Friday 26

Romance Book Group: The group will meet at 7 p.m. Call the library for the book title.

 October 2018 Event at the Greenburgh Public Library

Wednesday 10

Women In Art:  “A Brief Survey of Women in Art,” sponsored by the American Association of University Women, will be held at 10:30 a.m. The free program is open to the public. The speaker will be Jill Kiefer, director of graduate programs in the arts at Warnborough College. Info: https://www.greenburghlibrary.org/home.

 

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