Events Calendar

Yonkers Public Library (Meeting ID: 937 5179 8180)

At any age, there are lifestyle habits we can adopt to help maintain or even potentially improve our health. These habits may also help to keep our brains healthy as we age and possibly delay the onset of cognitive decline. This workshop covers four areas of lifestyle habits that are associated with healthy aging: cognitive activity, exercise, diet and nutrition, and social engagement.

Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body:Tips from the latest research image

New City Library (online)

As soon as movies could talk, they began to sing and dance—and musicals quickly became among the most popular film genres in America. Over the next nine decades, the movie musical would evolve to embrace every type of performance, from operatta to rock and soul, from tap to ballet. This presentation will look at the fascinating history of this unique format, and include more than thirty excerpts.

New City Library (online)

As soon as movies could talk, they began to sing and dance—and musicals quickly became among the most popular film genres in America. Over the next nine decades, the movie musical would evolve to embrace every type of performance, from operatta to rock and soul, from tap to ballet. This presentation will look at the fascinating history of this unique format, and include more than thirty excerpts.

Online: From The Jazz Singer to A Star Is Born: A History of the Movie Musical image

New City Library (online)

Discover what life was really like for New England’s colonial women – because we’ve always been curious about: menstruation, sex, birth control, childbirth, sickness, and medicine. This is not about quilting bees and spinning wheels – it’s a virtual presentation about the little-known issues faced by New England’s colonial women. Register below for the Zoom information.

The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife image

New City Library (220 N. Main St, New City, NY 10956)

This program will take place in the library. Masks are recommended if you are not vaccinated.

Shakespeare's Othello is a tragedy that echoes through the ages. What does the play tell us about how Elizabethan England felt about women, race, honor and jealousy? Librarian Veronica Reynolds will discuss these themes, give an overview of the plot and show clips from performances of the play.

Love, Jealousy, and Prejudice: Shakespeare's Othello image

New City Library (220 N. Main St, New City, NY 10956)

This program will take place at the library. Masks are recommended. Current CDC guidelines advise that everyone wears masks inside public buildings.

Do you break your fast every morning with cereal or eggs? Think snacking between meals is bad? Know the difference between dinner and supper? Lunch and luncheon? American meals have changed a lot over the decades, and what, how, and when you ate depended a lot on your location, your career, and your socio-economic status. Join food historian Sarah

New City Library (online)

This program will take place on Zoom. Register below for the link.

In January of 1692, a strange illness seized control of five young girls living in Salem Village, a contentious and divided town in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. When medical professionals couldn’t identify the illness, the town believed the girls had come "under an evil hand." Events soon spiraled out of control with local divisions and a splintered colonial government feeding the frenzy.

There Were Witches: An Exploration of the 1692 Salem Witch Crisis image

New City Library (220 N. Main St, New City, NY 10956)

This program will take place at the library. Masks are recommended.

For almost 200 years, this small barrier spit land played a significant role in the protection of New York Harbor from its discovery by Henry Hudson through the Cold War era. The oldest standing lighthouse in the United States, a military weapons testing site, a top-secret Nike missile site, and today, part of the National Gateway Recreation Area. It’s all here and this slide presentation with its photos, WWII era music, and vi

The History of Sandy Hook and Fort Hancock image

Mount Kisco Public Library

Amy Rutledge is a graduate of the Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science
Meditation Teacher Training in Mindfulness and Loving-Kindness under the
direction of Megan Mook, Scott Tusa and Pooja Amy Shah, MD.

Email mtkref@wlsmail.org to receive the Zoom ID and Password

Mount Kisco Public Library

Story time for children ages 18 months - 5 years old with a parent or caregiver.

Program will be held outside under the tree at the end of the parking lot weather permitting. If weather does not cooperate it will be in the library upstairs in the large meeting room. Please adhere to CDC and social distancing guidelines.