What’s Happening – In Our Libraries – August 2018

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In Our Libraries

August 2018 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 or e-mail irvref@wlsmail.org.

August 3

Color and Light: A new collection of paintings by Irvington artist Daniel Rush Schwartz, “A Celebration of Color and Light,” will be on exhibit from Aug. 3 to 30 in the Martucci Gallery. This exhibit can be viewed on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Telephone ahead at 591-7840 when planning your visit because the Martucci Gallery is a multi-purpose room.  An opening reception will be held on Aug. 9 from 5 to 9 p.m.

August 4

Memoir Writing Workshop: Explore ways to tell your story in your own voice and bring narratives to life with the help of published author Catherine Wald. She will lead you through a four-hour, intensive memoir writing workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Registration is required. Register at 591-7840 or http://irvingtonlibrary. evanced.info/.

Children’s Program at the Irvington Public Library

August 11

Rock The Library: The theme for the Irvington Public Library’s summer reading game is Libraries Rock! From 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. the library will host Heartfelt, an a cappella quartet that will sing a medley of rock tunes. Admission is free.


Events at the Warner Library

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

August 1

Afternoon Movies: Afternoon Movies will be screened every Wednesday in August at 2 p.m. The schedule is Aug. 1, Finding Your Feet; Aug. 8, American Made; Aug. 15, The Party; Aug. 22, Isle of Dogs; and Aug. 29, The Rider.

August 2

ArchForKids: “Adventures in Architecture” with ArchForKids will be held on Aug. 2, 9 and 16 at 4 p.m. -Sign up now for one or more family workshops focusing on architecture and design: build a headquarters for a superhero, a tabletop garden, and more.   

Business Book Club: At 7 p.m., the Business Book Club will discuss Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us by Seth Godin. Books are available at the Circulation Desk.  Sign up at the Reference Desk or call 631-7734.

August 9

Teen Game Nights: Teens can play video and board games and have snacks on Aug. 9 and 23 at 7 p.m.

Thursday Book Group: At 7 p.m. the Second Thursday Book Group will discuss Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan.

August 10

Audio Adventures: The radio programs Aboard the Steamship Amazon and Murders in Wax, both starring Orson Welles and Margot Stevenson, will be presented at 2 p.m.  Call 631-7734 or visit Reference to sign up.

Family Concert:  A Family Concert with Hopalong Andrew will be held at 3 p.m.  Coming to us from Brooklyn, Andrew’s cowboy songs about city life are infectious fun.

PowerPoint: Introduction to PowerPoint will be held at 7 p.m. Create a presentation for your next meeting, make beautiful advertisements or create a slideshow of memories. Call 631-7734.

August 14

Henna Art For Teens: Learn about the history of henna art at 1 p.m. Every attendee will go home with their own henna tattoo. The program is intended for youths 12 and older and space is limited. All minors must have a signed parental consent form. Sign up at the Information Desk, where you can obtain a form.

 August 21

Mystery Book Group: The Mystery Book Group will discuss The Plot is Murder by V.M. Burns at 11 a.m.  Bring a snack and share your thoughts with fellow mystery lovers.  Meet in Room R by the Reference desk.

Event at the Dobbs Ferry Public Library

August 14

Dungeons & Dragons: The teen program Dungeons & Dragons will be held on Aug. 14, 21 and 28 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Please contact the library at 693-6614 for more information or to register for a program.


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