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Flat View Tuesday, September 02, 2014
 September 2014October 2014
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Back-To-School Bingo ( 4:30 pm )

4:30pm

You won't be "board"!

Gr. K-2.

Please register, space is limited

Click here to register




Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Movers And Shakers ( 9:30 am )
For walkers under 2 with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Nursery Rhyme Time ( 10:30 am )
For 2 & 3 year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.



All Together Now ( 11:30 am )
For Birth-5-year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Threes, Fours And Fives ( 2:00 pm )
For 3-5-year-olds.  No registration is necessary.


Thursday, September 04, 2014
Movers And Shakers ( 9:30 am )
For walkers under 2 with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Nursery Rhyme Time ( 10:30 am )
For 2 & 3 year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.



Threes, Fours And Fives ( 11:30 am )
For 3-5-year-olds.  No registration is necessary.


Multilingual Mother Goose ( 2:30 pm )

Learn & share songs & rhymes in other languages.

Birth-5 years with adult.

Please register, space is limited

Click here to register




Thursday Nignt Book Discussion Group ( 7:00 pm )

Led by Susan Zangler

September 4Boy, Snow Bird by Helen Oyeyemi

Ask at the information desk for a copy of the book.

Free and open to the public

Sponsored by the Friends of the Chappaqua Library




Friday, September 05, 2014
Movers And Shakers ( 9:30 am )
For walkers under 2 with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Nursery Rhyme Time ( 10:30 am )
For 2 & 3 year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.



Morning Laptime ( 11:15 am )
For pre-walkers with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Afternoon Laptime ( 2:15 pm )
For pre-walkers with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Welcome Back - Artist Trading Cards & Snacks ( 3:30 pm )

3:30–4:30 PM

Gr. 7-12

Ease back into the school year by letting your creativity flow. Use Sharpies and colored pencils to draw your own 2 ½" x 3 ½ "creations while enjoying a snack.




Saturday, September 06, 2014
Chappaqua Library Bridge Club/Scrabble Club ( 10:00 am )

Guided Play & Instruction

Match wits with former Library Board Trustee Stan Kurzban. Bridge: Not for beginners, singles, pairs and small groups welcome.  Scrabble:  All levels welcome.

Free and open to the public




All Together Now ( 11:00 am )
For Birth-5-year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Sunday, September 07, 2014
College Planning: Write Your College Essay With Marek Fuchs ( 1:30 pm )

1:30-3:00 PM  

Gr. 11-12

This combination session will offer a chance to either brainstorm an idea or to talk about your draft of the college  essay.  Marek Fuchs teaches non-fiction writing at Sarah Lawrence College and is a book author and former New York Times columnist. Bring a laptop, if desired. (Please register online.) Students only-parents may wait in the Teen Zone.

Space is limited.

Please register to reserve a spot.




Monday, September 08, 2014
Movers And Shakers ( 9:30 am )
For walkers under 2 with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


NC Seniors AARP Defensive Driving Course ( 9:30 am )
For more information and registration, please call 238-3909.


Nursery Rhyme Time ( 10:30 am )
For 2 & 3 year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.



All Together Now ( 11:30 am )
For Birth-5-year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Stories And More ( 4:30 pm )

Stories and a surprise activity.

4:30pm

For grades K-2

Free and open to the public




American History Book Group ( 7:00 pm )

September 8: America’s Great War: WWI & the American Experience by Robert Zieger

Mondays at 7:00

Non-fiction book group led by Barry Levy

Copies of the titles to be read and discussed by the group can be checked out at the Circulation Desk.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Chappaqua Library




Documentary Film: Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic? ( 7:00 pm )

This award-winning documentary film takes a closer look at our cultural love affair with plastics.

Cosponsored with the New Castle Sustainability Advisory Board

Free and open to the public




Tuesday, September 09, 2014
NC Seniors AARP Defensive Driving Course ( 9:30 am )
For more information and registration, please call 238-3909.


Lego Club ( 4:00 pm )
4pm

Constructive Creativity

Gr. 3-6.

Please register, space is limited

Click here to register




From Farm To Table Book Discussion ( 7:00 pm )

Led by Chappaqua resident, Carol Durst, presenter of our long-running Menus in the Movies series.

September 9:  Inside the California Food Revolution by Joyce Goldstein

Sponsored by the Friends of the Chappaqua Library

Free and open to the public




College Planning: Coming Up With A Good Fit ( 7:30 pm )

7:30-8:30 PM

Gr. 9-12

What makes a college a "good fit?" Learn what to look for and questions to ask. Will Goodman is a private college counselor. He lives in Chappaqua and attended Horace Greeley High School. Students and parents welcome.




Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Movers And Shakers ( 9:30 am )
For walkers under 2 with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Nursery Rhyme Time ( 10:30 am )
For 2 & 3 year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.



All Together Now ( 11:30 am )
For Birth-5-year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Threes, Fours And Fives ( 2:00 pm )
For 3-5-year-olds.  No registration is necessary.


Thursday, September 11, 2014
Movers And Shakers ( 9:30 am )
For walkers under 2 with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Memoir Writing Workshop ( 10:00 am )

Since 2005, the Chappaqua Memoir Writing Group led by Edith Glass has been meeting monthly from September through June to share "snapshots" of people and events in their lives.  Our meetings are conducted in a non-critical matter. 

If you do decide to join, please come prepared to read a memoir. Monthly attendance is required.

Free and open to the public




Nursery Rhyme Time ( 10:30 am )
For 2 & 3 year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.



Threes, Fours And Fives ( 11:30 am )
For 3-5-year-olds.  No registration is necessary.


Multilingual Mother Goose ( 2:30 pm )

Learn & share songs & rhymes in other languages.

Birth-5 years with adult.

Please register, space is limited

Click here to register




Family Science ( 5:30 pm )

5:30pm

Get your science on--together!

Gr. K+ with an adult.

Please register, space is limited

Click here to register




Friday, September 12, 2014
Movers And Shakers ( 9:30 am )
For walkers under 2 with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Nursery Rhyme Time ( 10:30 am )
For 2 & 3 year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.



Morning Laptime ( 11:15 am )
For pre-walkers with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Afternoon Laptime ( 2:15 pm )
For pre-walkers with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


The Fault In Our Stars Book Discussion ( 3:30 pm )

3:30–4:30 PM

Gr. 7-12

Come discuss this hot summer read and pick up a list of what to read next.




Delightful Doughnuts ( 4:00 pm )

4pm

Doughnut stories, making & eating.

Gr. 2-4.

Please register, space is limited

Click here to register




Saturday, September 13, 2014
Chappaqua Library Bridge Club/Scrabble Club ( 10:00 am )

Guided Play & Instruction

Match wits with former Library Board Trustee Stan Kurzban. Bridge: Not for beginners, singles, pairs and small groups welcome.  Scrabble:  All levels welcome.

Free and open to the public




All Together Now ( 11:00 am )
For Birth-5-year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Sunday, September 14, 2014
NC Seniors Presents - Chappaqua Singers ( 3:00 pm )
For more information, please call 238-8888.


Monday, September 15, 2014
Movers And Shakers ( 9:30 am )
For walkers under 2 with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Foreign Policy Discussion Group ( 10:00 am )

Global Health Challenges

Guest Speaker: Padmini Murthy, NY Medical College

Free and open to the public.




Nursery Rhyme Time ( 10:30 am )
For 2 & 3 year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.



All Together Now ( 11:30 am )
For Birth-5-year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Stories And More ( 4:30 pm )

Stories and a surprise activity.

4:30pm

For grades K-2

Free and open to the public




Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Take Charge! Career/Life Planning Over 50 ( 10:00 am )
The Chappaqua Library, in conjunction with WEBS Career and Educatonal Counseling Service, is offering a free-eight week seminar for adults.  Its purpose is to help adults over 50 assess themselves and plan a direction for the next stage of llife.  Options that will be considered include part/time and full/time work, volunteerism, entrepreneurial ventures, and learning and leisure opportunities.
Those who wish to attend the program must call WEBS at 914 674-3612 to register.  Places will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

The session dates are; Sept. 16 (orientation session), 30: Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov. 4, 18 and 25.




WLS WEBS Career Counseling ( 10:00 am )
For more information and registration, please call 674-3616.


Lego Club ( 4:00 pm )
4pm

Constructive Creativity

Gr. 3-6.

Please register, space is limited

Click here to register




College Planning: Conquering The College Admissions Essay In 10 Steps ( 7:00 pm )

7:00-8:00 PM

Gr. 9-12

Join Alan Gelb the author of Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps for hints on how to write a one-of-a kind college essay. Students and parents welcome.

(Please note the earlier time.)




Chappaqua Library Board Meeting ( 7:30 pm )

7:30pm

at the Chappaqua Library

call 238-4779 to verify time and location




Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Movers And Shakers ( 9:30 am )
For walkers under 2 with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Nursery Rhyme Time ( 10:30 am )
For 2 & 3 year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.



All Together Now ( 11:30 am )
For Birth-5-year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Threes, Fours And Fives ( 2:00 pm )
For 3-5-year-olds.  No registration is necessary.


Book Discussion Group To Be Named Later ( 6:30 pm )
6:30pm

Robbin leads this book discussion for kids & parents.

Gr. 5-7.

Please register, space is limited

Click here to register




Lecture/ Slide Presentation: The New Tappan Zee Bridge ( 7:00 pm )

Discussion facilitated by Brian Conybeare, Special Advisor to Gov. Cuomo on the Tappan Zee Bridge. 

Q & A to follow

Free and open to the public




Thursday, September 18, 2014
Movers And Shakers ( 9:30 am )
For walkers under 2 with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Nursery Rhyme Time ( 10:30 am )
For 2 & 3 year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.



Threes, Fours And Fives ( 11:30 am )
For 3-5-year-olds.  No registration is necessary.


Book Lovers ( 1:00 pm )

September 18Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Thursdays at 1:00

Led by Barbara Bernstein, a retired Reading Specialist.

Sponsor: Friends, Cosponsor. N.C. Rec. & Park




Multilingual Mother Goose ( 2:30 pm )

Learn & share songs & rhymes in other languages.

Birth-5 years with adult.

Please register, space is limited

Click here to register




Young Critics Book Discussion Group ( 6:30 pm )

Our motto is: "Everyone is entitled to MY opinion."

Good talk, good snacks.

Help to choose what we'll read.

Gr. 4-6.

Booklist is available in the Children's Room or click here.

Please register, space is limited.

Click here to register 




Say It Like You Mean It, Panel Discussion ( 7:00 pm )

A panel of women including a speech-language pathologist, human resource executive, female executive, etc. will talk about speech modification and how to rid ourselves of the “like syndrome”.

Free and open to the public




Friday, September 19, 2014
Movers And Shakers ( 9:30 am )
For walkers under 2 with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Nursery Rhyme Time ( 10:30 am )
For 2 & 3 year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.



Morning Laptime ( 11:15 am )
For pre-walkers with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Afternoon Laptime ( 2:15 pm )
For pre-walkers with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Scrabble With Deeann ( 3:30 pm )

3:30–4:30 PM

Gr. 7-12

Up your game with a HGHS student and state champ. Snacks, too. Everyone welcome!




Menus In The Movies ( 7:00 pm )

Led by food author and film buff, Carol Durst.  Homemade desserts and discussion to follow.

Featured Film:  HANDS OF HARVEST

                     Please click here for more film information

Sponsored by the Friends of the Chappaqua Library

Free and open to the public 




Saturday, September 20, 2014
Chappaqua Library Bridge Club/Scrabble Club ( 10:00 am )

Guided Play & Instruction

Match wits with former Library Board Trustee Stan Kurzban. Bridge: Not for beginners, singles, pairs and small groups welcome.  Scrabble:  All levels welcome.

Free and open to the public




All Together Now ( 11:00 am )
For Birth-5-year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Sunday, September 21, 2014
Mirror Visions Ensemble ( 3:00 pm )

3:00

Mirror Visions is a fresh young vocal chamber music ensemble performing contemporary chamber works. They have performed in Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall as well as the Aaron Copland House.

Check out their website at www.mirrorvisions.org

Free and open to the public




Monday, September 22, 2014
Movers And Shakers ( 9:30 am )
For walkers under 2 with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Nursery Rhyme Time ( 10:30 am )
For 2 & 3 year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.



All Together Now ( 11:30 am )
For Birth-5-year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Ulysses Discussion Group ( 2:00 pm )

Explore James Joyce work with facilitator Joan Schulman to experience the humanity, morality, philosophy, puzzles, puns, comedy and his sheer exuberance.

Free and open to the public




Stories And More ( 4:30 pm )

Stories and a surprise activity.

4:30pm

For grades K-2

Free and open to the public




Knitting Guild ( 6:00 pm )
Regular meeting.  For more information, please call 277-7803.


Informal Writing Workshop ( 7:30 pm )

Bring your short prose, poetry, ideas or simply a desire to write, to an evening of supportive feedback with fellow writers.  This workshop is led by Joan Schulman.

Free and open to the public

Sponsored by the Friends of the Chappaqua Library




Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Lego Club ( 4:00 pm )
4pm

Constructive Creativity

Gr. 3-6.

Please register, space is limited

Click here to register




Mandarin Chat ( 4:00 pm )

4:00-5:00 PM

Gr. 8-12

Drop in for extra conversational practice for high school students taking Mandarin.




Open Book Discussion ( 7:30 pm )

Led by Christine Bobkoff, Adj. Professor WCC.

September 23:  The Book of Unknown Americans  by Christina Henriquez

Ask at the information desk for a copy of the book.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Chappaqua Library.

Free and open to the public




Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Movers And Shakers ( 9:30 am )
For walkers under 2 with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Nursery Rhyme Time ( 10:30 am )
For 2 & 3 year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.



All Together Now ( 11:30 am )
For Birth-5-year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Threes, Fours And Fives ( 2:00 pm )
For 3-5-year-olds.  No registration is necessary.


Thursday, September 25, 2014
Movers And Shakers ( 9:30 am )
For walkers under 2 with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Nursery Rhyme Time ( 10:30 am )
For 2 & 3 year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.



Threes, Fours And Fives ( 11:30 am )
For 3-5-year-olds.  No registration is necessary.


Multilingual Mother Goose ( 2:30 pm )

Learn & share songs & rhymes in other languages.

Birth-5 years with adult.

Please register, space is limited

Click here to register




Friday, September 26, 2014
Movers And Shakers ( 9:30 am )
For walkers under 2 with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Nursery Rhyme Time ( 10:30 am )
For 2 & 3 year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.



Morning Laptime ( 11:15 am )
For pre-walkers with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Afternoon Laptime ( 2:15 pm )
For pre-walkers with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Saturday, September 27, 2014
All Together Now ( 11:00 am )
For Birth-5-year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Sunday, September 28, 2014
Chappaqua Chamber Series ( 3:00 pm )

3:00

The Lyons Chamber Players

Principal horn player of the Chappaqua Orchestra Douglas Lyons, and violinist Sayuri K. Lyons, will be joined by pianist Olga Gurevich in a program including the Brahms Horn Trio and Grieg Violin Sonata.




Monday, September 29, 2014
Movers And Shakers ( 9:30 am )
For walkers under 2 with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Foreign Policy Discussion Group ( 10:00 am )

Topic to be announced

Free and open to the public.




Nursery Rhyme Time ( 10:30 am )
For 2 & 3 year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.



All Together Now ( 11:30 am )
For Birth-5-year-olds with an adult.  No registration is necessary.


Stories And More ( 4:30 pm )

Stories and a surprise activity.

4:30pm

For grades K-2

Free and open to the public




Informal Writing Workshop ( 7:30 pm )

Bring your short prose, poetry, ideas or simply a desire to write, to an evening of supportive feedback with fellow writers.  This workshop is led by Joan Schulman.

Free and open to the public

Sponsored by the Friends of the Chappaqua Library




Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Lego Club ( 4:00 pm )
4pm

Constructive Creativity

Gr. 3-6.

Please register, space is limited

Click here to register




Mandarin Chat ( 4:00 pm )

4:00-5:00 PM

Gr. 8-12

Drop in for extra conversational practice for high school students taking Mandarin.




Author Talk: A Light Shines In Harlem ( 7:00 pm )

7:00

Local resident and award-winning journalist/author Mary Bounds Applebome tells the story of the first charter school of Harlem and the charter movement.

www.alightshinesinharlem.com

“A must-read for anyone who cares about improving our educational system” former governor George Pataki.

Ms Applebome has written for the NYTimes, the Dallas Morning News, the Chicago Tribune, and other publications.

Free and open to the public




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