Library to hold programs this fall

| 28 Sep 2011 | 02:16

    TUXEDO PARK-The Tuxedo Park Library will host the following programs in the coming months: Botswana and the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. Local traveler Andy Jackson, who has been to Botswana numerous times over the years, will be on hand to lead a discussion about this amazing country. ESL Conversation Class on Mondays at Noon. The class will comprise of general conversation on a number of topics, such as various cultures and how they differ from life in the USA, use of English sentence structure, and points of grammar and vocabulary as they arise. Sue Heywood, qualified instructor of Literacy Volunteers of America and Berlitz Language School will lead the class. Oct. 18 - Nov. 29. Seating is limited. Registration begins Oct. 4. Orange County gets a college: An anecdotal history of Orange County Community College on Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. Local Author Sara Morrison will discuss her book on OCCC which begins in 1945 when the soldiers returned from World War II with GI bills. This education crisis for New York educators started the process that got a college for Orange County. The book also includes the personal success stories of the former owners of OCCC's Morrison Hall: Webb Horton, Sullivan County tanner turned oil and railroad man; and John Horton Morrison, Orange County farm boy turned accountant, who was willed Horton's mansion. Registration begins Oct. 18. To register, call the Tuxedo Park Library at 351-2207.