Woodbury Public Library announces its programs for adults during October

| 28 Sep 2017 | 01:03

    HIGHLAND MILLS — The following is a list of programs and events for adults during October at the Woodbury Public Library, according to Anita Baumann, who coordinates Adult Services:
    Trick or Treat: The Truths about alternative health and wellness and how it can enrich your life
    • Tuesday, Oct. 3, 6 p.m., at the Woodbury Senior Center (adjacent to the Highland Mills branch of the library).
    Join Michelle Weyant of NewLifeNow Hypnosis, Armin Weis of Massage Clinic and Marie Vega-Byrne of Beyond Rubies Coaching for an informational and interactive presentation on how you can quickly and effectively improve yourself, both physically and emotionally. This event is free and light refreshments will be served.
    • Registration is required.
    The WPL Writer’s Club
    Thursday, Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m.
    Facilitated by Anita Baumann, Library Assistant, Adult Services. The theme for October is “Invisibility” – scribble a poem, short story or article – any written format. Bring it along to share at the session. If you have a suggestion for a future topic, please email Baumann directly at wpladsvcs@rcls.org or phone her at (845) 928-6162 ext. 102 to discuss.
    • Registration is required.
    Digital Downloads: Learn how to borrow and download eBooks
    Tuesday, Oct. 17, 6 p.m.
    The library’s digital collection is growing! Register today to learn how to borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks and download via the OverDrive® app on up to five personal devices. Downloads offer the convenience of not having to change discs while listening in the car nor having to lug around books and magazines while traveling! Patrons must bring their own wifi device, username and password for device, Library card and PIN#.
    • Registration is required.
    Book Club Discussion – Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
    Wednesday, Oct. 18, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
    “Somewhere in South America, at the home of the country’s vice president, a lavish birthday party is being held in honor of the powerful businessman Mr. Hosokawa. Roxanne Coss, opera’s most revered soprano, has mesmerized the inter-national guests with her singing. It is a perfect evening — until a band of gun-wielding terrorists takes the entire party hostage. But what begins as a panicked, life-threatening scenario slowly evolves into something quite different, a moment of great beauty, as terrorists and hostages forge unexpected bonds and people from different continents become compatriots. Friendship, compassion, and the chance for great love lead the characters to forget the real danger that has been set in motion ... and cannot be stopped.” Credit: HarperCollins Publishers)
    • Registration is required.
    “Make Mine Mediterranean” with Chef Nicolas Mouhteros
    Monday, Oct. 23, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Woodbury Senior Center (adjacent to the Highland Mills Branch of the Library)
    Bring your appetite to this demonstration and sampling of delectable delicacies from various regions of the globe.
    "Chef Nick" is a featured vendor at many local farmers’ markets, as well as the executive chef of Cornucopia Concept Caterers, based in Washingtonville. He has been pleasing palates for many years — and you’re sure to join his fan base after experiencing his mastery of exotic foods.
    Each attendee will take home recipes of the dishes prepared (as well as some bonus recipes to try out on your own). Surprise your friends and family with your epicurean skills at your next gathering ... and sit back and enjoy their praise.
    • Pre-registration is required.
    Maximum of 20 adults (a wait list will be established).
    Computer Tutor Sessions with Dawn McFarland
    Tuesday, Oct. 24, 6 to 8 p.m.
    Half-hour sessions for individuals or couple - Book a private session to address your computer questions - general computer skills such as: using a mouse, keyboard, setting up files in Windows 7; creating an e-mail account and learning to send and receive e-mails and attachments; downloading apps and software to retrieve e-Books and other media using Overdrive; Internet searching and surfing safely to avoid viruses and/or malware. McFarland also offers assistance with the Continuing Educational Courses detailed below. Use your laptop or our WPL public computers (PCs). (For use of the public machines, you must have a valid library card.)
    • Pre-registration is required.
    P.S. Look for us at the Woodbury “Trunk or Treat” in October, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce.
    Free Continuing Educational Courses and Online Resources to WPL Patrons
    WPL offers more than 500 courses and languages through our database system. Access newspapers and magazines; learn a new language; re-search your genealogy, plus scores of other resource.
    See our library website under Databases. For an overview and/or assistance in registering for classes, contact the library.
    General Information
    Registration is mandatory. You may register for any of our programs on EventKeeper from the Woodbury Public Library’s homepage by clicking on the calendar image: http://woodburylibraryocny.org or in person at the Rushmore Memorial Branch, 16 Route 105, Highland Mills.
    You may also register by telephone at 845 928-6162.
    Events are held at the Rushmore Memorial Branch in Highland Mills and all programs are open to Adults & Young Adults (ages 16 years and up) unless specified otherwise.
    Check with the library’s website and our Facebook page for current offerings and/or newly added programs. Inclement weather changes and holiday closings will be posted when applicable.
    For any questions, contact Anita Baumann at extension 102.