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Adult Services Department - Programs and Services

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Great Trials in American History: Salem Witch Trials & Trial of John Brown

Wednesday, April 29 7:00pm
Discover two of the most fascinating trials in our nation’s past. Salem, Massachusetts was the site of the infamous witch trials of 1692. Learn about the accusers and the accused, and find out why so many of the accused were women. Nearly two centuries later, shortly before the outbreak of the Civil War, abolitionist John Brown led a raid on the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia in order to seize armaments and wage a war against slavery.
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Quilting Circle

Tuesday, April 28 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, April 28 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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Prepare for U.S. Citizenship

Monday, April 27 7:00pm
A team of officers from the local field office of the Department of Homeland Security will explain the process of becoming a U.S. citizen. Presentation will include slides, handouts, and a “mock” interview conducted between two employees.
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Natural Healing from the Earth

Monday, April 27 7:00pm
Holistic health educator Danielle Zanzarov will discuss simple natural herbal remedies, common “weeds” that can provide our bodies with nourishment, and many different ways we can nourish our bodies and heal naturally with the gifts of Mother Nature.
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America’s Women: Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr

by Richard Rhodes Monday, April 27 3:00pm
This 12-month nonfiction series continues through August 2015. Copies of this book will be available at the Circulation Desk.
Discover the lesser-known technological talents of actress Hedy Lamarr and the collaborative work with avant-garde composer George Antheil that eventually led to the development of spread-spectrum radio, cell phones, and GPS systems.
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Sylph

Sunday, April 26 2:00pm Featuring Nadine Scharman, Ann Zalkind, and Bernadette LaFont, Sylph will perform a program that highlights French Impressionist music for voice, flute and piano. This concert will showcase works by the composers Fauré, Ravel, Chaminade, and Debussy.
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Accepting Life’s Changes

Saturday, April 25 10:00am
This group will focus on transitioning through life's constant changes. Whether it be the loss of a loved one, a new career path, a love relationship gone awry, the empty nest, aging parents, or an unforeseen illness, share with others and learn to put on the NEW you! Richard Murdocco, PhD, Stony Brook University Medical Center, will explore these feelings as well as how closure and healing can occur through difficult times.
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I Love Lucy: Birth of the Modern Day Sitcom

Friday, April 24 7:00pm
When Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball fell in love on the movie set of Too Many Girls, they never imagined that together they would revolutionize the television industry. Historian Sal St. George will examine the early careers of both Lucy and Desi, their relationship, their battles with CBS, and the ultimate creation of Desilu Studios. He’ll also share clips of your favorite I Love Lucy comic misadventures.
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Planning for Retirement

Friday, April 24 2:00pm
Whether you want to travel the world, start a new business, or catch up on your favorite hobbies, you’ll need the right information to plan, achieve, and live the life you want. Jeffrey Roberto, Director of Business Development and Client Services at R.W. Rogé & Company in Bohemia, will discuss the nuts and bolts of sound financial retirement planning.
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