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Adult Services Department - Programs and Services

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Tips for Aging Well

Thursday, September 29 10:00am
It is common belief that as we age we must suffer aches and pains, sleepless nights, poor eyesight, diminishing bone health, reduced energy, and lower brain function. Danielle Zanzarov, PhD, Director of Holistic Health Services at South Bay Wellness, will shift that paradigm and provide specific tips to help you maintain vibrant health at all ages. Discover daily practices that can support longevity and help you look and feel youthful.
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Evening Book Discussion

The Crucible
by Arthur Miller
Wednesday, September 28 7:00pm

Copies of these books will be available at the Circulation Desk.Arthur Miller’s classic play reveals the Salem witch trials of the late 17th century and the problem of guilt by association.
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Inclusion Film & Discussion with Dr. Michael Romas

BEN X
Wednesday, September 28 6:30pm

Inspired by a true story, this award-winning Belgian film tells the story of a boy with Asperger syndrome who retreats into a fantasy online gaming world to escape bullying. Michael Romas, PhD, Training Coordinator of Developmental Disabilities Institute, will introduce the film and facilitate a discussion. No registration required.
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Local History: The Cenacle

Wednesday, September 28 2:00pm
Sister Judy Osterburg, r.c., will discuss the fascinating history of the Cenacle, declared a historic landmark of Lake Ronkonkoma. Broadway actress Maude Adams, famous for her portrayal of Peter Pan, originally gifted the property to the Cenacle Sisters in 1922, and her grave and home remain on the land to this day. Sister Judy will reveal surprising facts and the hidden history of this beautiful, park-like setting, open to all, an oasis in...
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Prepare for U.S. Citizenship

Wednesday, September 28 10:30am
A representative from the Department of Homeland Security will explain the process of becoming a U.S. citizen. Informative material and resources will be provided.
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Quilting Circle

Tuesday, September 27 7:00pm
Love to quilt or want to learn how? This monthly gathering provides quilting companionship and direction in a friendly, supportive environment. You will receive a simple pattern with instructions at each meeting. No registration required.
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Poetry: Verse in Person

Tuesday, September 27 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, David Wilner, age 93, wrote his first 60 poems in the past year, and has received positive feedback from well-known poets. This will be his first-ever reading, and he is looking forward to it. A World War II Veteran, David wrote his first poem after being given just one line.
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NEW! Pub Fiction

Monday, September 26 7:30pm
Shennanigans Café (228 Hawkins Avenue, Ronkonkoma)

Copies of these books will be available at the Circulation Desk. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. 21 and over.
Check out our new monthly book discussion at Shennanigans! Grab a copy of this month’s book at the Library or at Shennanigans.
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What’s Your Style?

Monday, September 26 7:00pm
Looking your best can be simple. Fashion accessories designer Sharon Romero will help you find styles suitable to your body type, age, and lifestyle. Whether you are updating your wardrobe or personal style, or simply interested in this year’s fashions, learn how you can define your look. Sharon will also discuss plus size styles, colors, accessories, silhouettes, and explain what can be mixed and matched.
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America's Law

Magna Carta: The Birth of Liberty
by Dan Jones
Monday, September 26 3:00pm

Copies of these books will be available at the Circulation Desk.
A narrative history of the turbulent year of 1215 and the making of the Magna Carta chronicles key events and shares insight into the document’s enduring influence on Western views about liberty.
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