Join us for a screening of the film which features Robert Reich - professor, author and Clinton administration cabinet member - as he demonstrates how the widening income gap has a devastating impact on the American economy.
Members of the Mid-Hudson Japanese Community Association will be on hand to demonstrate the art of origami. Learn to fold colorful papers into simple figures. Compete in fun games filled with laughter. For families with children ages 3+.
*This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a re-grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson.
Japanese embroidery is an embroidery technique that goes back more than 1600 years. Initially only used to decorate items used during religious ceremonies, it gradually took on a more artistic purpose. Betty Hill will demonstrate her art and discuss her experience at the Kurani Kai School of Embroidery in Japan.
Learn step-by-step the process of drawing characters and panel works, manga-style! There will also be a slide presentation of Misako's childhood in Japan, her move to the United States, and getting started as an artist. Ages 10 and up.
Join us for a reception honoring our Vets of the Vietnam era. This is an opportunity for Veterans and their families to meet others in the community who served at that time and to see the Library's Tribute Display to these Vets.