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Adult Programs

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 10:00am
    MultiMedia Department

    Join us for poetry discussions with literary critic Isabel Soffer. No advance reading is required.

  • Meet the New Catalog
    Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Come for a demonstration of the upcoming catalog, Enterprise, set to debut September 15th. We'll go over your account, finding materials, placing holds, and renewing. Do you make your own lists in our current catalog? We'll discuss free resources you can use to transfer and retain your current lists.

  • Basic Word 2013
    Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Reviews the basics of word processing: how to type, spell check and correct text, highlight and change a document's appearance, print, save and re-open a document.

  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Om Johari teaches meditation techniques. Relax, renew, refresh and experience the stress-relieving benefits of meditation during guided sessions.

    Meditation meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • Current Events
    Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Voice your opinion and hear the opinions of others on the important events of the day. For today's topics see

    Current Events meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • Basic Excel 2013
    Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers the fundamentals of using Microsoft's spreadsheet program: how to create a spreadsheet and enter and format data and formulas, print, save and retrieve spreadsheets.

  • Meet the Computer
    Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Meet the computer, keyboard, and mouse and learn how to use them. You’ll learn fun ways to improve your mouse skills. No experience necessary for this hands-on class.

  • PELS: Support for Parents of Children with Special Needs
    Friday, September 5, 2014 - 9:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    This parents' group, sponsored by NSSED meets the first Friday of each month to provide information and peer support to parents who have children with special needs.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, September 5, 2014 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Yoga instructor Olga Rudiak leads a series of yoga sessions for improved physical strength, relaxation and mental clarity. Exercises are done in a chair or standing not on the floor.

    Yoga meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room. Space is limited to the first 70 people in attendance.

  • Parisian Salon Concert
    Friday, September 5, 2014 - 7:30pm
    MultiMedia Department

    After the spectacular audiences gathering for our summer months programs we are now looking to the brilliant start of the 2014-2015 season, our 16th! In September we will welcome not just one, but two Divas! Soprano Genevieve Thiers and mezzo soprano Katherine Calcamuggio, accompanied by pianist Saori Chiba, offering a very romantic recital of arias by Czech composers.



    1. Navzdy, Kapralova
    Cim je muj zal
    Genevieve Thiers

    2. Muzikanti, co děláte?, Folk song
    Katie Calcamuggio

    3. Ukolebavka, Kapralova
    Genevieve Thiers

    4. Sbohem a šáteček, Kapralova
    Katie Calcamuggio


    5. Za stihlou gazelou, Dvorak, Armida
    Genevieve Thiers

    6. Ah! I am worn with my sorrow, Tchikovsky, The Queen of Spades
    Genevieve Thiers

    7. Dobru noc, Dvorak
    Katie Calcamuggio

    8. Och jaky zal, Smetana, The Bartered Bride
    Genevieve Thiers

    9. This was my mother’s room, Jenufa, Janacek
    Genevieve Thiers

    10. Vám vocích divny zárse zrac, Dvorak
    Katie Calcamuggio

    Soprano: Genevieve Thiers
    Soprano: Katie Calcamuggio
    Pianist: Saori Chiba