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Adult Programs

  • Advanced Excel 2013
    Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Explains autofill, absolute addressing, NOW and IF functions, conditional formatting and data bars. Also explores pivot tables.

  • Book Discussion: The Flamethrowers
    Monday, November 3, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Isabel Soffer leads a discussion of "The Flamethrowers" by Rachel Kushner.

    In the 1970s, a woman comes to New York to pursue her dreams in the SoHo art scene, where she gets involved with an Italian sculptor estranged from his wealthy family and comes in contact with a radical movement in Italy.

    Copies of the book are available at the Reader Services desk on the 3rd floor.

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 10:00am
    MultiMedia Department

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

  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, November 5, 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, November 6, 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.

  • Digital Photography and Web Albums
    Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Organize, edit, and enhance your photos using Picasa.  Create a slide show.  Participants must bring their own cameras and memory cards containing photos. The first 15 minutes will be spent uploading photos.

  • Education and Child Care Fair (Parents)
    Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 6:30pm

    Explore dozens of local early childhood programs. Meet the providers and get all your questions answered!
    Youth Services Department

  • PELS: Support for Parents of Children with Special Needs
    Friday, November 7, 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.

  • **CANCELLED** Gentle Yoga
    Friday, November 7, 2014 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Yoga will not meet today because of work being done on the Village Hall Board Room.

  • Parisian Salon Concert - Michaela Paetsch
    Friday, November 7, 2014 - 7:30pm
    MultiMedia Department

    Michaela Paetsch is a Colorado native currently living in Switzerland. Her playing has been described as “gloriously charged…beguilingly velvety” (The Strad). Michaela has garnered international attention and numerous awards and has performed as soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician in the major musical centers of the world as well as many major symphony orchestras. Her extensive discography began with the 1987 recording of the 24 Caprices by Niccolo Paganini for TELDEC, making her the first female performer to record the complete work. She is also violinist with the Swiss salon music ensemble Prima Carezza, which champions the music of Georges Boulanger.

    Keyboard artist Peter Biro is a graduate of the UCLA School of Fine Arts and currently resides in Colorado Springs. He has appeared as soloist and recitalist on piano, organ and harpsichord in the United States and Europe. As a composer he has had compositions premiered in both Los Angeles and Colorado. He enjoys woodworking and instrument building, and a number of his harpsichords are in use thought out the Rocky Mountain Region. He is organist and harpsichordist at St Mary's Church in Denver.

    The evening’s music will include classics, a new work, and a selection of salon favorites.