Register for the 2017 Adult Summer Reading Game!
This year’s theme is “Build a Better World.”
Click here to register:
Game challenges include reading books selected by theme and then writing a short review.
For each review submitted, you will win a prize and a raffle ticket! Correctly answer
our trivia questions about Irvington history, author pen names and literature. For each
correct answer, receive a raffle ticket. The raffle drawing will be held on
September 9th for a Grand Prize of a Canon Selphy Cell Phone Photo Printer and
an extra ink cartridge!!
Not comfortable using a computer? Ask for a print version of the questions.
This game is free and all adults are invited to play!
Earring Workshops with Joan Lloyd
Craft beautiful earrings with the help of Joan Lloyd. All materials are provided.
Make as many earrings as you wish. For each pair you make for yourself,
you will make a pair to give to a woman in a homeless shelter. Please register by clicking
on the date of the workshop you wish to attend.
Why Not Heat Up Your Summer with SALSA?
Learn Salsa and Bachata dance steps with Josie, or practice your moves
at the Irvington Public Library. Bring a friend! Wear cool, comfortable clothing and
flat shoes. No partner required. Click on the date to register for each date you plan to attend. Free!
Tuesday, July 18 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, July 22nd at 2 p.m.
Saturday, July 15 at 2 p.m.
Toni McKeen will present a slide lecture:
MASADA AND THE DEAD SEA
Masada is an ancient fortification, first built in the First Century, B.C. to overlook the Dead Sea.
Toni McKeen will share this ancient fort’s fascinating history. Please register ahead here,
or by phoning the Reference Desk at 591-7840.
Gentle Yoga with Nicole of YogaWorks, Irvington.
Registration a must for each class you plan to attend.
Wednesdays: July 19 and July 26,
from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Start your Wednesday mornings right! Click on each date you plan to
Memoir Writing Workshops with Catherine Wald
Friday, June 23, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Friday, June 30, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Click on the date to register. Commitment to attend all sessions strongly suggested.
~ROMANCE IN THE MOVIES~
A series of films, selected and introduced by Charles Goldman,
a former movie reviewer for the Village Voice. Discussion to follow.
Please register ahead by clicking on the date you select to attend.
July 20 at 2 p.m.
“Deception,” 1 hour 55 minutes. Piano teacher Bette Davis is a kept woman under the thumb of maestro Claude Rains.
When former lover Paul Henreid turns up – the lies start mounting up.
A ferocious Davis, mesmerizing Rains, and a memorable Erich Wolfgang Korngold score to make this a keeper.
July 27 at 2 p.m.
Director George Stevens’ hilarious and romantic look
at the World War II Washington housing shortage pits Jean Arthur against
Joel McCrea and self-appointed matchmaker, Charles Coburn (Oscar-winner,) who
become one too many boarders.
The Thursday Evening Book Club will meet again on September 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Program Room.
The book to be discussed September 21 at 7:30 p.m. is The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson.
Copies of the book will begin to be available for checkout in July.
Check back here soon for highlights of our upcoming programs! In the meantime, check out our event calendar!