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Adult Programs

  • A Tyrone Powe Centennial
    Friday, May 2, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Multimedia Department

    May marks the 100th birthday of legendary actor Tyrone Power, “The King of 20th Century Fox”. The daughter of Tyrone Power and actress Linda Christian, Taryn Power-Greendeer was only 5 when her father died at the age of 44 in 1958. She will talk about growing up as the daughter of a film idol and the process of learning how to separate the man from the myth. A feature of her talk will be the fascinating search she and her older sister, Romina, took to help discover the real Tyrone Power. A Limited First Edition of Searching for My Father, Tyrone Power by Romina Power, available only at centennial events, will be on sale at the event. Friday, May 2nd at 2:00 in the MultiMedia department.

  • Parisian Salon Concert - Anastasia Royal
    Friday, May 2, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Multimedia Department

    Singer, composer and pianist Anastasia Royal and guitarist Andrew Kremer will join forces in Duo A2 for a program of exuberant pieces by Brahms, but also Santoro, Brouwer, Piazzola, and Royal.

  • Book Discussion - The Round House
    Monday, May 5, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Isabel Soffer leads a discussion of "The Round House" by Louise Erdrich.

    An adolescent Native American boy deals with the aftermath of a brutal attack on his mother.

  • Intermediate Word 2013
    Monday, May 5, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers formatting features including margins, alignment and page numbering, copy/cut and paste, inserting graphics and photos, and reviewing Word templates.

  • eBooks for iPads and iPhones
    Monday, May 5, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to get library ebooks onto your iPad or iPhone! Bring your library card and your Apple ID and password. Your device must be set up and charged prior to class. Registration required.

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 10:00am
    Multimedia Department

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

  • Zinio Digital Magazines for Tablets and Smartphones
    Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to download and read over 60 popular digital magazines free through the Library’s Zinio collection. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Requires basic internet/mouse skills and a working email account.

  • Basic Excel 2013
    Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 2:00pm
    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.

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    For today's topics see

    Great Ideas meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • Digital Photography and Web Albums
    Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

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