Adult Programs

BOOK GROUPS
The Library currently supports and hosts several book groups. If you would like information about current groups, or if you are interested in starting a new group, contact Ann Cloonan at acloonan@wlsmail.org

Need help choosing a title for your group to read – try this website.

 

 

Community Read

Community Read

Friday, January 15 - March 15

12:00 am

Books are available at the library. Both the audiobook and eBook can be downloaded  from Overdrive/Libby. 

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Italian Language & Culture

Italian Language & Culture

Tuesday, March 2

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN SPEAKERS. NOT FOR BEGINNERS!
Mara De Matteo was born and raised in Italy and is very passionate about her native language. Mara combines lively conversation with grammatical instruction in her classes, creating interactive lessons on the richness of Italian culture, past and present, through real-life anecdotes, literature, personal memoirs, films and even photography. Visit her website www.MaraWriter.Wordpress.com to learn more about her. Mara also regularly writes a lively blog in both English and Italian, about growingup in Italy, rich with anecdotes and memoirs.

Register here

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Canasta Spring 2021

Canasta Spring 2021

Tuesday, March 9

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This five week ZOOM course gives an introductory overview of the rules and strategy to playing Canasta. Lori Greene will also show you how to use the Canasta Junction App so you can play games with friends.

Register here

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Italian Language & Culture

Italian Language & Culture

Tuesday, March 9

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN SPEAKERS. NOT FOR BEGINNERS!
Mara De Matteo was born and raised in Italy and is very passionate about her native language. Mara combines lively conversation with grammatical instruction in her classes, creating interactive lessons on the richness of Italian culture, past and present, through real-life anecdotes, literature, personal memoirs, films and even photography. Visit her website www.MaraWriter.Wordpress.com to learn more about her. Mara also regularly writes a lively blog in both English and Italian, about growingup in Italy, rich with anecdotes and memoirs.

Register here

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Canasta Spring 2021

Canasta Spring 2021

Tuesday, March 16

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This five week ZOOM course gives an introductory overview of the rules and strategy to playing Canasta. Lori Greene will also show you how to use the Canasta Junction App so you can play games with friends.

Register here

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Italian Language & Culture

Italian Language & Culture

Tuesday, March 16

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN SPEAKERS. NOT FOR BEGINNERS!
Mara De Matteo was born and raised in Italy and is very passionate about her native language. Mara combines lively conversation with grammatical instruction in her classes, creating interactive lessons on the richness of Italian culture, past and present, through real-life anecdotes, literature, personal memoirs, films and even photography. Visit her website www.MaraWriter.Wordpress.com to learn more about her. Mara also regularly writes a lively blog in both English and Italian, about growingup in Italy, rich with anecdotes and memoirs.

Register here

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Women & Money Round Table on Zoom

Women & Money Round Table on Zoom

Wednesday, March 17

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

“How to Make Sense of Today’s Financial Market”

Presented by :Julia Strayer, CPWA®, CIMA®, CRPC® Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and Liz Maccarone, CRPC® Senior Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch

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Register for February 17 Session

Register for March 17th session

 Register for April 21st Session

Register here for May 19th Session

Register here for June 16th Session

Canasta Spring 2021

Canasta Spring 2021

Tuesday, March 23

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This five week ZOOM course gives an introductory overview of the rules and strategy to playing Canasta. Lori Greene will also show you how to use the Canasta Junction App so you can play games with friends.

Register here

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Italian Language & Culture

Italian Language & Culture

Tuesday, March 23

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN SPEAKERS. NOT FOR BEGINNERS!
Mara De Matteo was born and raised in Italy and is very passionate about her native language. Mara combines lively conversation with grammatical instruction in her classes, creating interactive lessons on the richness of Italian culture, past and present, through real-life anecdotes, literature, personal memoirs, films and even photography. Visit her website www.MaraWriter.Wordpress.com to learn more about her. Mara also regularly writes a lively blog in both English and Italian, about growingup in Italy, rich with anecdotes and memoirs.

Register here

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Birding 101

Birding 101

Thursday, March 25

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Canasta Spring 2021

Canasta Spring 2021

Tuesday, March 30

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This five week ZOOM course gives an introductory overview of the rules and strategy to playing Canasta. Lori Greene will also show you how to use the Canasta Junction App so you can play games with friends.

Register here

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Italian Language & Culture

Italian Language & Culture

Tuesday, March 30

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN SPEAKERS. NOT FOR BEGINNERS!
Mara De Matteo was born and raised in Italy and is very passionate about her native language. Mara combines lively conversation with grammatical instruction in her classes, creating interactive lessons on the richness of Italian culture, past and present, through real-life anecdotes, literature, personal memoirs, films and even photography. Visit her website www.MaraWriter.Wordpress.com to learn more about her. Mara also regularly writes a lively blog in both English and Italian, about growingup in Italy, rich with anecdotes and memoirs.

Register here

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Canasta Spring 2021

Canasta Spring 2021

Tuesday, April 6

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This five week ZOOM course gives an introductory overview of the rules and strategy to playing Canasta. Lori Greene will also show you how to use the Canasta Junction App so you can play games with friends.

Register here

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Italian Language & Culture

Italian Language & Culture

Tuesday, April 6

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN SPEAKERS. NOT FOR BEGINNERS!
Mara De Matteo was born and raised in Italy and is very passionate about her native language. Mara combines lively conversation with grammatical instruction in her classes, creating interactive lessons on the richness of Italian culture, past and present, through real-life anecdotes, literature, personal memoirs, films and even photography. Visit her website www.MaraWriter.Wordpress.com to learn more about her. Mara also regularly writes a lively blog in both English and Italian, about growingup in Italy, rich with anecdotes and memoirs.

Register here

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Life Sketches Spring Session

Life Sketches Spring Session

Friday, April 9

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Thinking about writing a memoir or family stories? Or maybe you have always wanted to turn a real-life experience into a fiction story. Join us for this five-week adult writing program via Zoom. Author and writing teacher, Kim Kovach, brings fun, fresh ideas to get you started and keep you motivated! Registration required. (Please download the free Zoom app on your computer or smartphone prior to first class.)

Register here

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Italian Language & Culture

Italian Language & Culture

Tuesday, April 13

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN SPEAKERS. NOT FOR BEGINNERS!
Mara De Matteo was born and raised in Italy and is very passionate about her native language. Mara combines lively conversation with grammatical instruction in her classes, creating interactive lessons on the richness of Italian culture, past and present, through real-life anecdotes, literature, personal memoirs, films and even photography. Visit her website www.MaraWriter.Wordpress.com to learn more about her. Mara also regularly writes a lively blog in both English and Italian, about growingup in Italy, rich with anecdotes and memoirs.

Register here

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Life Sketches Spring Session

Life Sketches Spring Session

Friday, April 16

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Thinking about writing a memoir or family stories? Or maybe you have always wanted to turn a real-life experience into a fiction story. Join us for this five-week adult writing program via Zoom. Author and writing teacher, Kim Kovach, brings fun, fresh ideas to get you started and keep you motivated! Registration required. (Please download the free Zoom app on your computer or smartphone prior to first class.)

Register here

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Italian Language & Culture

Italian Language & Culture

Tuesday, April 20

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN SPEAKERS. NOT FOR BEGINNERS!
Mara De Matteo was born and raised in Italy and is very passionate about her native language. Mara combines lively conversation with grammatical instruction in her classes, creating interactive lessons on the richness of Italian culture, past and present, through real-life anecdotes, literature, personal memoirs, films and even photography. Visit her website www.MaraWriter.Wordpress.com to learn more about her. Mara also regularly writes a lively blog in both English and Italian, about growingup in Italy, rich with anecdotes and memoirs.

Register here

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Women & Money Round Table on Zoom

Women & Money Round Table on Zoom

Wednesday, April 21

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

“How to Make Sense of Today’s Financial Market”

Presented by :Julia Strayer, CPWA®, CIMA®, CRPC® Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and Liz Maccarone, CRPC® Senior Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch

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Register for February 17 Session

Register for March 17th session

 Register for April 21st Session

Register here for May 19th Session

Register here for June 16th Session

Life Sketches Spring Session

Life Sketches Spring Session

Friday, April 23

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Thinking about writing a memoir or family stories? Or maybe you have always wanted to turn a real-life experience into a fiction story. Join us for this five-week adult writing program via Zoom. Author and writing teacher, Kim Kovach, brings fun, fresh ideas to get you started and keep you motivated! Registration required. (Please download the free Zoom app on your computer or smartphone prior to first class.)

Register here

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Italian Language & Culture

Italian Language & Culture

Tuesday, April 27

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN SPEAKERS. NOT FOR BEGINNERS!
Mara De Matteo was born and raised in Italy and is very passionate about her native language. Mara combines lively conversation with grammatical instruction in her classes, creating interactive lessons on the richness of Italian culture, past and present, through real-life anecdotes, literature, personal memoirs, films and even photography. Visit her website www.MaraWriter.Wordpress.com to learn more about her. Mara also regularly writes a lively blog in both English and Italian, about growingup in Italy, rich with anecdotes and memoirs.

Register here

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Life Sketches Spring Session

Life Sketches Spring Session

Friday, April 30

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Thinking about writing a memoir or family stories? Or maybe you have always wanted to turn a real-life experience into a fiction story. Join us for this five-week adult writing program via Zoom. Author and writing teacher, Kim Kovach, brings fun, fresh ideas to get you started and keep you motivated! Registration required. (Please download the free Zoom app on your computer or smartphone prior to first class.)

Register here

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Life Sketches Spring Session

Life Sketches Spring Session

Friday, May 7

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Thinking about writing a memoir or family stories? Or maybe you have always wanted to turn a real-life experience into a fiction story. Join us for this five-week adult writing program via Zoom. Author and writing teacher, Kim Kovach, brings fun, fresh ideas to get you started and keep you motivated! Registration required. (Please download the free Zoom app on your computer or smartphone prior to first class.)

Register here

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Women & Money Round Table on Zoom

Women & Money Round Table on Zoom

Wednesday, May 19

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

“How to Make Sense of Today’s Financial Market”

Presented by :Julia Strayer, CPWA®, CIMA®, CRPC® Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and Liz Maccarone, CRPC® Senior Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch

More Information

Register for February 17 Session

Register for March 17th session

 Register for April 21st Session

Register here for May 19th Session

Register here for June 16th Session

Women & Money Round Table on Zoom

Women & Money Round Table on Zoom

Wednesday, June 16

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

“How to Make Sense of Today’s Financial Market”

Presented by :Julia Strayer, CPWA®, CIMA®, CRPC® Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and Liz Maccarone, CRPC® Senior Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch

More Information

Register for February 17 Session

Register for March 17th session

 Register for April 21st Session

Register here for May 19th Session

Register here for June 16th Session

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