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General Adult Programs

Adult programs requiring registration call 352-5700, ext. 244, or stop by the second floor reference desk.

 


Knitting and CrochetingKnitting & Crocheting Circle

Tuesdays from 1 PM - 3 PM

Meets Weekly

Enjoy the company and experience of fellow yarn crafters.

 



Birch Tree Winter Landscape 

Monday, May 22, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We’ll take a look at some amazing folk artwork of Grandma Moses who was a self taught painter in America. Using birch trees as our inspiration we’ll create winter landscape paintings in water colors.

Registration begins April 24.

This program require a materials fee: $5.00 (cash only, payable to the instructor Brandon Dorney on the day of class).


 

Gardening Classes

The Herb Garden

Thursday, June 15, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Presented by Janice Kasilovsky, Master Gardener with Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Rockland

Herbs have enhanced our senses and have made our food more palatable since before history was recorded. Learn some of the fun facts as well as the practical aspects of having an herb garden of your own. This course will also instruct participants on how to preserve herbs. Registration required.


Pruning

Thursday, July 13, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Presented by Steven Becker, Master Gardener with Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Rockland.

Pruning is essential to maintaining healthy and attractive trees and shrubs, yet many fear this simple and often pleasant task. This presentation will cover the proper use and selection of tools, common landscape trees and shrubs that need pruning, the times of year to prune, and the basics on how it is done.  Participants will come away with confidence and knowledge so they may care for the woody plants in their landscapes. Registration begins June 12.


Alexander Hamilton: The Musical and the Duel Lecture

Thursday, June 22, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Presenter: Rick Feingold teaches American Business History at Bergen Community College and holds a degree in History from Rutgers University.

Today, Hamilton, a ground-breaking musical featuring Black and Latino actors playing the founding fathers is the hottest ticket on Broadway. Hamilton, who as an immigrant became the first Secretary of the Treasury and founded the U.S. financial system died at the hands of Vice President Aaron Burr upon the dueling grounds in Weehawken, NJ. This program features the Hamilton mix-tape performance at the White House, an introduction to the characters of the musical, and music from the Broadway production including Ten Duel Commandments. Registration required.


Marketing Strategies for Your Small Business

Thursday, July 20, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Presented by the County of Rockland in collaboration with the U.S. Small Business Administration

Speaker: Ms. Man-Li Lin, Economic Development Specialist, SBA.

Learn about the essentials of a Marketing Plan, Measure Performance, High Impact Strategies, and Social Media Marketing: How, What and When.

● What is Marketing;  ● Market Research is Key; ● The Marketing Plan: Identify Target Markets, Products and Services, Pricing Strategies, Promotion, Locations, Place and Distribution,  Competition, Marketing Budget; ● Measure Performance; ● High Impact Strategies; ●Next Steps; ● Additional Assistance. 

Registration begins June 19.


Bridge lessons for beginners

Wednesdays, Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Instructor: Barbara Dorfman

Must attend all 4 sessions. Participants: minimum 4 to start, limited to 12. Registration begins July 3.


Zentangle Method for Beginners

Thursday, Aug. 3, 10:30 AM – 12 PM

 

Zentangle is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from drawing repetitive patterns which provide creativity and relaxation. Instructor Jill Greenbaum examines the roots of this art, the steps to follow to draw tiles, and shows the ways to use this method in a variety of media. You will learn how to create your own Zentangle tiles. Materials fee: $5. (cash only, payable to the instructor on the day of class). Number of participants is limited to 15. Registration begins July 10.


For adult programs requiring registration, call 352-5700 x244 or stop by the reference desk on the second floor.

Health and Wellness Programs and Classes

Live Music Events at the Library

 

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