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Adult Services Department - Programs and Services

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Poetry: Verse in Person

Tuesday, March 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 is Russ Green, who has read in venues all across the country. He is a co-editor at Great Weather for Media and runs a monthly reading series in Amityville in addition to a quarterly poetry and music series at the Brickhouse Brewery in Patchogue. He is the author of the book Gimme Back My Radio, and can be found on m
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Memoirs and Boudoirs

Sunday, March 29 2:00pm Dorothy Leeds will take you on a titillating journey into the lives, ballrooms, backrooms, and bedrooms of kings, queens, scoundrels, lovers, and warriors. How did people pass the time and communicate in a world before the Internet, smart phones, Facebook, Skype, Twitter, and selfies? They wrote lengthy letters (tons of them), kept detail-filled diaries, and penned juicy memoirs. This one-woman performance will reveal little known facts about naughty notables th
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Volunteer Fair

Saturday, March 28 10:00am — 1:00pm Looking for volunteer opportunities close to home? Meet with representatives from area organizations who are actively looking for assistance. There is a volunteer opportunity for every type of interest! Adults and older teens (16+) welcome.
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Job Seekers Club

21 Questions for Your Next Networking Meeting Thursday, March 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

Copies of these books will be available at the Circulation Desk. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Thursday, March 26 12:00pm In Ray Bradbury's classic novel of censorship and defiance, as resonant today as it was when it was first published 50 years ago, a totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed.
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Evening Book Discussion

Copies of this book will be available at the Circulation Desk. All Our Names by Dinaw Mengestu Wednesday, March 25 7:00pm Coming of age during an African revolution, a brilliant university student-turned-fighter eventually flees the escalating violence of his country to resettle in America, where he is haunted by his past.
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Growing for Market

Tuesday, March 24 7:00pm Are you always seeking out friends and neighbors with whom to share your garden’s bounty? Why not start your own business? With over 20 years of experience, Renato Stafford of Homegrown in Peconic will explain how to grow and market your harvest. Topics will include production growing, finding your niche, branding, packaging, pricing, storage, and selling, including guidelines for farmer’s markets and road-side stands.
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Quilting Circle

Tuesday, March 24 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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Knit & Crochet

(no evening class this month) Tuesday, March 24 10:00am “Knot” doing well with your knitting project? Need help unraveling the mysteries of crochet? Marion Reiter will provide the guidance you need in this friendly and informal group. No registration required.
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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.
American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee
by Karen Abbott Monday, March 23 3:00pm With a supporting cast of such Jazz- and Depression-era heavyweights as Lucky Luciano, Harry Houdini, FDR, and Fanny Brice, Karen Abbott weaves a rich narrative about the controversial striptease entertainer whose sensational tale o
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