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Adult Services Department - Programs and Services

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Poetry: Verse in Person

Tuesday, June 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, Kathaleen Donnelly, is a nurse practitioner at Stony Brook Hospital who has compiled and edited two anthologies of poetry accompanied by photography: Paumanok, Poems and Pictures of Long Island, and Paumanok, Interwoven.
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A Five Star Life

Tuesday, June 30 1:30pm Irene is a single career woman whose job it is to assess the world's finest hotels. Her elegant, unattached lifestyle affords her the freedom to jet around the globe at a moment's notice, leaving her no time for a personal life. After a chance meeting, she's compelled to re-examine her choices and chart her own path to happiness. Italian with English subtitles. Directed by Maria Sole Tognazzi. Starring Margherita Buy, Henry Arnold, Stefano Accorsi. (2014,
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The Science of Forensic Linguistics: Solving Crimes by Analyzing Language

Monday, June 29 7:00pm Dr. Robert Leonard of Hofstra University, one of the world’s foremost experts in the cutting-edge science of forensic linguistics, will share the riveting story of how he uses his linguistic insights to solve murders. He was recruited to Quantico by the FBI’s fabled Behavioral Analysis Unit (chronicled on TV’s Criminal Minds) to work cases with them and train their agents in his techniques. In a profile in The New Yorker, he was called “one of the foremost langua
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Doo-Wop Sunday in the Garden: The Devotions!

Sunday, June 28 2:00pm These much-loved veterans of doo-wop return to the Library for an outdoor performance featuring their unique brand of vocal harmony and old-time rock & roll. Together since 1960, The Devotions are best known for their 1964 #3 Billboard hit Rip Van Winkle. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets. Concert will be held indoors in the event of rain.
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Job Seekers Club

Four Techniques That Get Employers to Return Your Phone Calls Thursday, June 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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Afternoon Book Discussion

The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood Thursday, June 25 12:00pm Copies of this book will be available at the Circulation Desk. In the aftermath of World War II and her sister's suicide, Iris witnesses an unlikely series of events that are interwoven with the sci-fi tale of a pair of anonymous lovers and the death of Iris' industrialist husband.
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Living Youthfully Forever

Wednesday, June 24 7:00pm Matthew Raider, MD, will discuss research on the anti-aging aspects of exercise, diet, supplements, and meditation. He will also present the scientific aspects of consciousness and explain how meditation can unlock it. Dr. Raider is a clinical physician and coordinating director of the Geriatric Teaching Program in Family Medicine at Middlesex Hospital in Connecticut.
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Evening Book Discussion

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes Wednesday, June 24 7:00pm Copies of this book will be available at the Circulation Desk. Taking a job as an assistant to an extreme sports enthusiast who is wheelchair-bound after a motorcycle accident, Louisa struggles with her employer's acerbic moods and learns of his shocking plans before demonstrating to him that life is still worth living.
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Quilting Circle

Tuesday, June 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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An Afternoon at the Opera

The Barber of Seville Tuesday, June 23 1:30pm The action in Rossini’s comedic opera occupies a single day in Seville and revolves around the devious efforts of the young Count Almaviva, aided by Figaro, the barber of Seville, to woo and marry Rosina, the ward of old Dr. Bartolo, who intends to wed the girl himself to acquire her dowry. Starring Reinaldo Macias, Carlos Chausson, Vesselina Kasarova. (2001, 2:45)
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