Join other enthusiasts for a fun-filled, lively afternoon! Space is limited to 12 players. Registration not required.
Join the Library's new Walking with Books walking group. Join other walkers every Saturday morning for a stroll around the Library grounds and adjacent areas. Group will meet outside the Library in the Reading Garden on McFarland Drive.
Recently, Critical Race Theory has been all over the news. In fact, it has become quite a hot button topic, even a trigger phrase for some. But what exactly is Critical Race Theory? What are some opposing perspectives and what do policy makers and educators do with Critical Race Theory? Come to a light-hearted talk where you can hear the perspectives of a seasoned equity, diversity, and inclusion professional. Armed with more information you can better make up your own mind about where you stand with regard to CRT. Dr. Aram deKoven will lead the discusssion.
Dr. Aram deKoven was born and raised in Westchester County. He holds undergraduate degrees in psychology and music from the State University of New York-Oswego, a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management from Mercy College and a second Master’s degree in Education and a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from Cornell University. He currently serves as the United States Coast Guard Academy's Chief Diversity Officer and director of the Office of Inclusion and Diversity. At the Academy Dr. deKoven is currently working with diverse teams from across the base to raise critical awareness, collect and track disaggregated data, modify and/or create equity-minded policy, and to etch into all strategic planning documents a clear and unambiguous commitment to equity and inclusion. For more information, click here.
Code-a-pillars & Code & Go Mouse Mania: Arrange and rearrange our Code-a-pillars and Go Mouse Mania to follow the maze you create. A fun way to learn planning and sequencing. Grades K-3. Register online beginning Sept. 11.
(2020) Starring Steven Yeun, Yeri Han, Yuh-Jung Youn. A Korean-American family moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. Amidst the challenges of this new life in the strange and rugged Ozarks, they find the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home. Rated PG-13; 116 min.
MASKS ARE REQUIRED REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION STATUS. SEATING LIMITED TO 30 ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS
Relax and melt away stress with the power of Breath and Sound Meditation. In meditation the mind-body system experiences deep rest as it transitions from an active state to a more relaxed and restorative state. While there are many forms of meditation, sound meditation is a practice used for centuries for physical healing, clarity of mind and deep meditation. In this form of meditation we will simply connect with the breath and soothing sound vibrations of Alchemy Crystal bowls to relax the mind and body. Join this 8 week sound meditation program to quiet your mind and learn to switch off the external noises and connect with your inner self. Please register for each individual class.
Storytelling & Performance Class- Students will merge storytelling & performance and tell their own life story. Through prompts, activities and exercises they will create a performance piece that we will record for them. The goal is to encourage students to use their voice, gain confidence and be creative! No experience necessart, must attend all 3 sessions. Ages 9-12. Register online beginning Sept. 11 at 8:00am.