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Adult Services Department - Programs and Services

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Evening Book Discussion: The Human Stain

by Philip Roth Wednesday, January 28 7:00pm It is 1998, the year in which America is whipped into a frenzy of prurience by the impeachment of a president, and in a small New England town, an aging classics professor is forced to retire when his colleagues decree that he is a racist. The charge is a lie, but the real truth about Silk would have astonished even his most virulent accuser.
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Ayurveda: Your Gateway to Good Health

Wednesday, January 28 6:30pm Ayurveda, literally translated as “the science of life,” is a comprehensive holistic healing system that teaches you how to live in harmony with your own unique nature for optimum health. Learn the principles of Ayurveda at this informative and interactive workshop with Kim Williams, certified Ayurvedic lifestyle counselor. Discover your mind-body type and take away simple and practical tips to improve your quality of life.
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Quilting Circle

Tuesday, January 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. All levels are welcome. No registration required.
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Poetry: Verse in Person

Tuesday, January 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 is Barbara Southard, a visual artist and writer who serves on the board of the Long Island Poetry Collective and teaches poetry to children at the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site. Her first book, Remember, was published by Allbook Books.
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Newsday’s Best Books of 2014

Monday, January 26 7:00pm Tom Beer, books editor of Newsday, will discuss the paper’s “Best Books of 2014” and the process by which the books are selected. Get a sneak peak at hot upcoming titles for 2015!
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Dead Relatives Club: 50 Sources to Locate Family History Information

Monday, January 26 7:00pm Join fellow genealogy enthusiasts at this monthly meeting led by Sachem librarians Lynne Kennedy and Renee Capitanio.
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America’s Women Book Discussion

This 12-month nonfiction series continues through August 2015. Copies of this book will be available at the Circulation Desk. Sasha and Emma: The Anarchist Odyssey of Alexander Berkman and Emma Goldman by Paul Avrich and Karen Avrich Monday, January 26 3:00pm In 1889, Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman met and became fast friends, fleeting lovers, and loyal comrades. This dual biography offers a glimpse into their intertwined lives, the influence of the anarchist
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Gathering Time Presents: The Great Folk Rock Revival

Sunday, January 25 2:00pm Start with the socially conscious spirit of Peter, Paul & Mary, add the harmonic complexity and rock energy of Crosby, Stills & Nash, throw in a bit of The Byrds and a jot of Joni Mitchell, and the result is Gathering Time, a head-turning harmony trio that WFUV's John Platt calls "among the top performers in the New York metropolitan area." This folk-rock ensemble featuring Glen Roethel, Stuart Markus, and Hillary Foxsong will present a tribute to...
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Music of Scotland

Friday, January 23 6:30pm Larry Moser and Mary Nagin will present songs by poet, composer, and lyricist Robert Burns, Scotland's favorite son, including Auld Lang Syne, Now Westlyn Winds, Green Grow the Rashes-O, and Rantin Rovin Robin. The program will feature traditional instruments including the fiddle, hammered dulcimer, accordion, concertina, and guitar, and will offer plenty of opportunities for audience participation!
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Job Seekers Club: Why You Were Rejected for the Job

(What Your Interviewer Can't Tell You) Thursday, January 22 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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