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 Your library is a place where people gather to explore, interact, and imagine. We offer a variety of programs and events in addition to print and digital information that is free, available and accessible to everyone.


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The 50 Best Paintings in New York

New York City is home to many of the greatest paintings in the world -- but what are the best of the best? This lecture by Sue Altman of Artworks Lectures takes you on a visual journey. See the paintings most experts consider to be among the finest works of art ever created! Tuesday, March 28 at 7 PM.

This entry was added on 2017-03-22

A poem for St. Patrick's Day

Enjoy "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" by William Butler Yeats, the Irish poet widely considered one of the greatest poets of the 20th century:

 

I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree,
And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made;
Nine bean rows will I have there, a hive for the honeybee,
And live alone in the bee-loud glade.

And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow,
Dropping from the veils of the morning to where the cricket sings;
There midnight's all a-glimmer, and noon a purple glow,
And evening full of the linnet's wings.

I will arise and go now, for always night and day
I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore;
While I stand on the roadway, or on the pavements gray,
I hear it in the deep heart's core.

(1892)

 

 

This entry was added on 2017-03-16

Coffee, Donuts & a Movie: Sully

Thursdays at 11 AM, coffee and refreshments (while they last) at 10:30 AM. On Thursday, March 16 the feature film is Sully, directed by Clint Eastwood an starring Tom Hanks. This is the story of chelsey Sullenberger, the American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the frigid waters of the Hudson River to save the lives of his passengers and crew. Registration is required!

This entry was added on 2017-03-09

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