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Adult Services Department - Programs and Services

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Mia Z

Sunday, August 30 2:00pm Don’t miss this special afternoon of cool blues by teenage singing sensation Mia Z and her band. A Pittsburgh native, Mia was a top 12 finalist on this season of NBC's The Voice, where she was coached by Pharrell Williams, who vowed to continue to help her develop her artistry. Mia is coming to the New York area to support her hit single, Child, a collaboration with Pharrell. Long Island’s own singer/songwriter John McDermott will open the show.
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This article was posted on 07/23/2015

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Big Screen Movie in the Garden

Into the Woods Thursday, August 27 8:00pm Fun for the whole family! Bring your blankets or lawn chairs. The movie will be moved indoors in the event of rain. In this musical by Stephen Sondheim, a witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family. Directed by Rob Marshall. Starring Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep, Chris Pine. (PG-2:05)
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This article was posted on 07/23/2015

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Job Seekers Club

The Top 10 Resume Wreckers Thursday, August 27 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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This article was posted on 07/23/2015

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Afternoon Book Discussion

Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada Thursday, August 27 12:00pm Copies of this book will be available at the Circulation Desk. Based on a true story, this never-before-translated masterpiece tells the story of a working-class German couple who lose their son to war and begin to form a small resistance against Nazi power.
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This article was posted on 07/23/2015

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Lake Ronkonkoma in Postcards

Wednesday, August 26 7:00pm Experience a tantalizing glimpse into a bygone era in our own backyard with local historians Dale Spencer and Janet Rischbieter, authors of the new book Lake Ronkonkoma in Postcards. Enjoy a slide show of historic postcards found in the archives of the Lake Ronkonkoma Historical Society as well as several private collections. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
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This article was posted on 07/23/2015

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Evening Book Discussion

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel Wednesday, August 26 7:00pm Copies of this book will be available at the Circulation Desk. This National Book Award Finalist and New York Times bestseller is an audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse.
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This article was posted on 07/23/2015

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Quilting Circle

Tuesday, August 25 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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This article was posted on 07/23/2015

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Poetry: Verse in Person

Tuesday, August 25 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 guests are Ian and Kimberly Wilder.
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This article was posted on 07/23/2015

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Cooking the Books

Monday, August 24 6:30pm Do you enjoy browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Why not join our quarterly cookbook club? Stop by the Welcome Desk to pick out a recipe from this season’s selection, 1,000 Easy Recipes: Super Fun Food for Every Day from Food Network Magazine. Prepare your dish at home and bring it in for everyone to share and enjoy together! Registration is ongoing. All Sachem residents are welcome, but everyone must bring a dish.
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This article was posted on 07/23/2015

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America’s Women Book Discussion

The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience by Kirstin Downey Monday, August 24 3:00pm Copies of this book will be available at the Circulation Desk. This is a stunning portrait of the first female cabinet member and one of the most influential women of the 20th century.
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This article was posted on 07/22/2015

 

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