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Adult Services

June Programs

Introduction to US Citizenship Classes

Wednesday & Thursday, June 25 & 26, 6 pm
Get help on how to become a US Citizen. This program is conducted by Literacy Volunteers, and are made possible by a NYS Library Literacy Grant.

July Programs

Meals on Wheels

Monday, July 7, 4 pm
Community Outreach Coordinator Joanna Tower will talk about NEW programs and services offered to Rockland County seniors - Homebound Meals, Magnolia Meals (for persons with breast cancer), Meals on Wheels Senior Centers, the Adult Learning Center, and the Bobbi Lewis Adult Day Center.

6-Hour Defensive Driving Class

Monday & Tuesday, July 7 & 8, 5:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Sponsored by Empire Safety Council. Both session must be attended to receive credit. IN-PERSON REGISTRATION. $23 check payable to Ian Prastien due at registration.

Adult Summer Film Series

Monday, July 14, 1 pm & 6:30 pm: The Frisco Kid (1979)
Harrison Ford - to some he is Indiana Jones, to others he is Han Solo, but he has had many other movie roles in his illustrious career. Celebrate his performances in the following movies this summer.

In The Frisco Kid, a Polish Rabbi, wandering his way through the Old West on his way to a synagogue in San Francisco, is nearly killed by Indians and outlaws. 114 minutes. Rated PG.

Elder Law Part 2 - Getting Your House in Order

Wednesday, July 16, 1 pm
Preplanning your own funeral can offer emotional and financial security for you and your family, and comfort in the knowledge that the funeral reflects what you and your loved ones want. Meet with attorney Sonia Burgos Crannage and Funeral Director Kathleen Vandervoort to discuss this important matter.

Food for Thought Cookbook Club

Thursday, July 17, 1 pm
Do you love to eat good food? Are you tired of recycling the same dishes week after week? Join our Food for Thought Cookbook Club! Each month members pick a theme for the next month's meeting and prepare and discuss their dish. Recipes will be distributed so members can prepare the dishes at home. If you are a novice, come and be challenged! If you are an experienced cook, join us and share your skills!

Adult Summer Film Series

Monday, July 11, 1 pm & 6:30 pm: Blade Runner (1982)
Harrison Ford - to some he is Indiana Jones, to others he is Han Solo, but he has had many other movie roles in his illustrious career. Celebrate his performances in the following movies this summer.

In Blade Runner, a blade runner tries to terminate four replicants who have stolen a spaceship and try to return to Earth to find their creator. 117 minutes. Rated R.

Shira the Pet Psychic

Tuesday, July 22, 6:30 pm
Learn what your pet is telling you when it barks, meows, or squeaks - bring a picture of your pet and Shira will let you know! IN-PERSON REGISTRATION open now for Haverstraw Library cardholders and July 8 for all others. Program limited to 25 families, one reading per family.

Salads, Salads, Salads

Saturday, July 26, 1 pm
Kim Hendrickson demos 6 different salads using ancient grains (faro, barley, quinoa) and seeds (hemp, sunflower, chia). She'll discuss the nutritional value of the ingredients while you taste them all. Recipes will be handed out. IN-PERSON REGISTRATION, $3 non-refundable fee due at registration.

Adult Summer Film Series

Monday, July 28, 1 pm & 6:30 pm: Witness (1985)
Harrison Ford - to some he is Indiana Jones, to others he is Han Solo, but he has had many other movie roles in his illustrious career. Celebrate his performances in the following movies this summer.

In Witness, a young Amish boy witnesses a murder and policeman John Book goes into hiding in Amish country to protect him until the trial. 112 minutes. Rated R.

August Programs

Adult Summer Film Series

Monday, August 4, 1 pm & 6:30 pm: Frantic (1988)
Harrison Ford - to some he is Indiana Jones, to others he is Han Solo, but he has had many other movie roles in his illustrious career. Celebrate his performances in the following movies this summer.

In a hotel room in Paris a doctor comes out of the shower, finds that his wife has disappeared, and soon gets caught up in a world of espionage, drugs, and murder. 120 minutes. Rated R.

Adult Summer Film Series

Monday, August 11, 1 pm & 6:30 pm: Air Force One (1997)
Harrison Ford - to some he is Indiana Jones, to others he is Han Solo, but he has had many other movie roles in his illustrious career. Celebrate his performances in the following movies this summer.

In Air Force One, hijackers seize a plane carrying the President of the U.S. and his family, and an ex-soldier works from hiding to defeat them. 124 minutes. Rated R.

National Gallery of Art - The Degas/Cassatt Exhibit

Wednesday, August 13, 1 pm pm
Art historian Irene Wisoff presents a slide-lecture on Edgar Degas and Mary Cassatt and the exhibit at the National Gallery, which focuses on Impressionist-era women in Paris.

Adult Summer Film Series

Monday, August 18, 1 pm & 6:30 pm: 42 (2013)
Harrison Ford - to some he is Indiana Jones, to others he is Han Solo, but he has had many other movie roles in his illustrious career. Celebrate his performances in the following movies this summer.

The story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers, under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. 128 minutes. Rated PG-13.

Cooking with Chef Shawn

Tuesday, August 19, 6:30 pm
Enjoy the bounty of summer vegetables with Chef Shawn. IN-PERSON REGISTRATION begins July 14 for Haverstraw Library cardholders, and August 5 for all others. $2 non-refundable fee due at registration.

Adult Summer Film Series

Monday, August 25, 1 pm & 6:30 pm: The Fugitive (1993)
Harrison Ford - to some he is Indiana Jones, to others he is Han Solo, but he has had many other movie roles in his illustrious career. Celebrate his performances in the following movies this summer.

Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murderiing his wife, looks for the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt. 120 minutes. Rated PG-13.

Upcoming Programs

Fall Bus Trip - Madava Farms Maple Syrup Experience

Tuesday, October 7
Tour the country's most advanced maple syrup facility. Included is a three-stage tasting of Crown Maple's certified organic maple syrup in a newly designed tasting room, a view of Crown Maple's hand bottling and sugar-making operation, and a farm-fresh meal prepared by Crown Maple's Culinary Institute. $80 fee for Haverstraw Library cardholders and $85 for all others.

October Art Show - Attention Senior Artists!

Artists age 65 and older are invited to display one ready-to-hang painting, drawing, or photograph in our Art Gallery during the month of October. Please bring your artwork to Karen Romaner in the Adult Services Department on September 22, between 10 am and 8:30 pm. Please attach a 3" x 5" index card to the back of your work with the following: name; phone number; title of piece; medium; and whether or not you want this information published in our brochure (mark the card "publish" or "private"). A reception will be held in our Community Room on Monday, October 2, at 1 pm.

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Nooks and Kindles are available! Drop by the Adult Reference desk to borrow one.

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Evening Book Club

Join our latest book club! The Evening Book Club is for those who lead a busy life and cannot come during the day.

We meet every month on the 4th Thursday at 7 pm. Walk-ins welcome!

Senior Book Club

Book

This small but active group meets on the 4th Thursday of each month at the Rosman Center in the afternoon.

Call Cathy at 786-3800 x22 for more details.

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