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Adult Services Department - Programs and Services

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America’s Women

Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race Around the World by Matthew Goodman Monday, December 22 3:00pm In 1889, journalists Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland competed to beat Jules Verne's record and each other in an exciting round-the-globe race. This 12-month nonfiction series continues through August 2015.
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Accepting Life’s Changes

Saturday, December 20 10:00am This group will focus on transitioning through life's constant changes. Whether it be the loss of a loved one, a new career path, a love relationship gone awry, the empty nest, aging parents, or an unforeseen illness, share with others and learn to put on the NEW you! Richard Murdocco, PhD, Stony Brook University Medical Center, will explore these feelings as well as how closure and healing can occur through difficult times.
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Murder Among Friends:Mrs. Jeffries and the Yuletide Weddings

by Emily Brightwell Thursday, December 18 7:00pm Inspector Witherspoon and his staff find their preparations disrupted for the Yuletide wedding of Betsy and Smythe when they discover the murder of a middle-aged spinster by someone hoping to make it look like a random crime.
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Picture This!

Thursday, December 18 10:00am Photographer Robert Silvering will share tips to help improve your skills as you meet with others interested in photography at this monthly series. All levels are welcome.
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Moreno Fruzzetti

Sunday, December 14 2:00pm Experience the beauty of an Italian Christmas with Pisa native Moreno Fruzzetti, known as the “Ambassador of Italian Music to America.” With a golden singing voice and a captivating onstage presence, Mr. Fruzzetti has received rave reviews at festivals and shows around the globe. Enjoy heartwarming Italian favorites including Tu Scendi dalle Stelle, Bianco Natale, and Astro del Ciel.
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Foreign Film: Certified Copy

Saturday, December 13 2:00pm What seems at first to be a straightforward tale of two people getting to know each other over the course of an afternoon gradually reveals itself as something richer, stranger, and trickier: a mind-bending reflection on authenticity, in art as well as in relationships. English, French, and Italian with English subtitles. Directed by Abbas Kiarostami. Starring Juliette Binoche, William Shimellnari. (2012, UR-1:46)
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Scrapbooking & Cardmaking

Friday December 12 10:00am Paper crafters can share tips and work on projects together at this informal monthly gathering. Design one-of-a-kind greeting cards and get your photos out of the box and into albums where they can be seen and shared. No registration required.
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Special Film Presentation: Last Holiday

Tuesday, December 9 1:30pm In this endearing and uplifting romantic comedy, a woman finds out that her days are numbered. Throwing caution to the wind, she embarks on a European vacation where she finally learns to love life. Directed by Wayne Wang. Starring Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, Timothy Hutton, Gerard Depardieu. (2006, PG13-1:51)
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Sagamore Hill: Updating Theodore Roosevelt’s Home for the 21st Century

Monday, December 8 7:00pm The Theodore Roosevelt Home at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site is currently undergoing a comprehensive renovation scheduled to be completed next summer. Due to the extent of the work, park staff had to move all of the 18,000 historic artifacts that make up the home. Museum curator Susan Sarna will outline the phases of this delicate project including the plan to re-install the furnishings. Ms. Sarna also worked closely with Ken Burns on the Sagamore Hill
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Sister Act

Sunday, December 7 2:00pm Through vocal impersonations and outrageous costuming, talented songsters and sisters Andrea and Celeste will take you on a multimedia musical journey through the best in American female performers, featuring the music of your favorite artists including Cher, Tina Turner, The Andrew Sisters, and Janis Joplin.
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