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Adult Services Department - Programs and Services

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Special Film Presentation: Good Ol’ Freda

Tuesday, September 30 1:30pm Freda Kelly was just a shy Liverpudlian teenager when she was asked to work for a local band hoping to make it big. Freda had faith in The Beatles from the beginning, and The Beatles had faith in her. As many people came in and out of the band's circle, Freda remained a staple because of her unfaltering loyalty and dedication. As their devoted secretary and friend, Freda was there as history unfolded, witness to the evolution of the greatest band in history
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Poetry: Verse in Person

Tuesday, September 30 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 is Pramila Venkateswaran, Poet Laureate of Suffolk County and author of Thirtha, Behind Dark Waters, Draw Me Inmost, and Trace. Pramila is also the 2011 Walt Whitman Birthplace Association Long Island Poet of the Year. She teaches English and Women’s Studies at Nassau Community College.
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The Many Faces of Grace Kelly

Monday, September 29 7:00pm Follow the life of Grace Kelly from shy schoolgirl to Hollywood star through her final role as the beloved princess of Monaco. More than 30 years after her death, Grace remains the ultimate portrait of a lady. Did her private life belie her public image? Did the fairytale end happily ever after? Marilyn Carminio will examine Grace’s legacy in American film culture, Monaco’s past and present, and her enduring contribution to the Principality.
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Elvis is in the Building

Sunday, September 28 2:00pm Hearing is believing when Andrew Ratway performs as the King. Don’t miss this electrifying Elvis tribute concert!
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Job Seekers Club

9 Ways to Evaluate a New Employer Thursday, September 25 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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Quilting Circle

Tuesday, September 23 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. All levels are welcome. No registration required.
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Traditional Pickling

Tuesday, September 23 7:00pm The miraculous process of lacto-fermentation converts mere cabbage to sauerkraut and puts the wow factor into sourdough bread. Lacto-fermented foods also provide enhanced nutritional benefits. Medical research has shown that they support the immune system, stimulate digestion, detoxify the intestines, and help normalize cell respiration. Learn to make your own fermented vegetables at home at this demo and tasting with Chef Peter Berley, author of the ground
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TNT (20 & 30-Somethings) Book Discussion

The Language of Flowers Vanessa Diffenbaugh Monday, September 22 7:00pm This mesmerizing, moving, and elegantly written debut novel beautifully weaves past and present, creating a vivid portrait of an unforgettable woman whose gift for flowers helps her change the lives of others even as she struggles to overcome her own troubled past.
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Dead Relatives Club

Searching Birth & Marriage Records Monday, September 22 7:00pm Join fellow genealogy enthusiasts at this monthly meeting led by librarians Lynne Kennedy and Renee Capitanio.
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America’s Women Book Discussion

In the words of Abigail Adams, it is time to “remember the ladies.” In this 12-month nonfiction series, we will discuss the lives of women who have made significant contributions to our nation.
Dear Abigail: The Intimate Lives and Revolutionary Ideas of Abigail Adams and Her Two Remarkable Sisters by Diane Jacobs Monday, September 22 3:00pm This engaging narrative traces the intertwined stories of America's second first lady and her two sisters, tracing their...
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