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Adult Services Department - Programs and Services

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The Golden Age of TV & Radio

Tuesday, May 31 7:00pm
At this nostalgia-filled presentation, media specialist Richard Knox will examine a wide range of popular radio and TV shows and personalities, focusing primarily on the years 1935 to 1965. Using a variety of audio and video clips, you will have an opportunity to re-live and discuss classic comedy and variety shows, newscasters and game show hosts, commercials, mysteries, and westerns, and take part in an interactive quiz.
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Poetry: Verse in Person

Tuesday, May 31 7:00pm
Each month a guest poet presents a reading after which the audience is encouraged to share original works at an open mic. This month’s guest, Orel Protopopescu, won the Oberon prize for poetry in 2010. Her poems have appeared in several reviews, anthologies, and a chapbook, What Remains, and most recently in the journals Poetry Bay, Light, and Lighten Up Online. She has also written award-winning children’s books, and created a poetry iPad
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Job Seekers Club

5 Key Ways to Become Indispensable at Work
Thursday, May 26 6:30pm

Need a helping hand in your job search? Career coach Bob Simmons will discuss proven job-hunting techniques at our monthly support group. The series will also provide a forum for job seekers of all ages to share their experiences, sharpen their skills, and network with others.
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Afternoon Book Discussion

Thunderstruck
by Erik Larson
Thursday, May 26 12:00pm
Copies of these books will be available at the Circulation Desk.
A vivid portrait of the Edwardian era recounts two parallel stories--the case of Dr. Hawley Crippen, who murdered his wife and fled the country with his mistress to build a new life in America, and Guglielmo Marconi, the inventor of wireless communication--as the new technology is used to capture a killer.
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The Sound of Money

Thursday, May 26 10:30am
During this educational and entertaining discussion, Jaimie Blackman will use life music to demonstrate his “artful” approach to money. Long before he became a financial planner, he was a music educator. Jaimie has come full circle combining his love of music and his passion to help create financial harmony.
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Human Trafficking

Wednesday, May 25 7:00pm
The statistics are alarming. Many are surprised to discover that human trafficking happens in the U.S., most likely right here on Long Island. Clinical Psychologist Mary Anne Geskie was in private practice for 25 years, specializing in treating victims of domestic violence and working with survivors of child sexual abuse. After retiring in 2010, she became active in the area of human trafficking, particularly sex trafficking. This presentation will alert...
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Evening Book Discussion

A God in Ruins
by Kate Atkinson
Wednesday, May 25 7:00pm

Copies of these books will be available at the Circulation Desk.
A companion to the best-selling Life After Life follows the experiences of Ursula's younger brother Teddy, who, throughout the decades following wartime service he never expected to survive, struggles with family life against a backdrop of a changing world.
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Rediscovering Discovery: Tips from the Frugal Traveler

Monday, May 23 7:00pm
Modern travelers are faced with a world where everything has been documented, reviewed, and dissected; where brands and trends are worldwide; where the travel industry wants to control every aspect of your vacation. Even independent travelers can feel that they're on a tour conducted by Trip Advisor. Rediscover discovery and learn how to find adventure out there with Seth Kugel, former “Frugal Traveler” columnist for The New York Times.
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America’s Navy

October Fury
by Peter A. Huchthausen
Monday, May 23 3:00pm

Copies of these books will be available at the Circulation Desk. This monthly series will continue through August 2016.
A former Soviet naval analyst revisits the tense, terrifying 13 days that constituted the "Cuban Missile Crisis" to recreate the near-Apocalyptic confrontation between nuclear superpowers.
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Naomi’s Salute to the Vets

Sunday, May 22 2:00pm
Naomi Zeitlin will pay tribute to our vets by focusing on music from the WWII era. The performance will include Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, You'll Never Know, Sentimental Journey, and As Time Goes By as well as patriotic favorites including God Bless America, Power and Glory, and The House I Live In.
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