Woodbury NY Public Library

Highland Mills, NY

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Wednesday August 22, 2018
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Technology Wednesday  
   

At the Highland Mills Branch
1/2 Hour Sessions for individuals or couple

Bring in your own device or use the WPL public computers.
Learn computer skills such as:

  • Using Microsoft Windows 7 or 10
  • Finding and saving your files.
  • Sending and Receiving e-mails and attachments.
  • Using your smartphone or tablet.
  • Installing apps and software.
  • Using Overdrive to read e-books.
  • Internet searching and surfing.
  • Dealing with viruses and malware.
  • Website design using WordPress
  • Photo Editing Help
  • Using Your Digital Camera
  • Self Publishing Help 

Please call the library to reserve your session 928-6162 or stop by the Rushmore Branch in Highland Mills to make an appointment.


Saturday August 25, 2018
     Career Counseling with Gregg Knowles  
   
Career Counseling with Gregg Knowles
Saturday, August 25th
These sessions are already filled, and a waiting list is in place. We will offer additional days/times in September, October and November.  Dates to be announced - so stay tuned!

Tuesday August 28, 2018
   6:30 PM The Body’s Endocannabinoid System  
   
"The Body’s Endocannabinoid System" (Health & Wellness Program)
Tuesday, August 28th, 6:30 PM at the Woodbury Senior Center (adjacent to the Highland Mills Branch of the Library)
Lisa Mitchell, owner of Down2Earth – a 100% Dedicated Gluten-Free Health Food Store in Florida, NY – joins us for a special presentation.  Lisa’s recommendations to improve your physical health, immune system, & brain activity are showcased in this program. Science and common sense combine in her engaging and informative talk.  If you’re interested in alternatives to reduce your use of prescribed pharmaceuticals, you won’t want to miss this session! Please PRE-Register.

Wednesday August 29, 2018
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Technology Wednesday  
   

At the Highland Mills Branch
1/2 Hour Sessions for individuals or couple

Bring in your own device or use the WPL public computers.
Learn computer skills such as:

  • Using Microsoft Windows 7 or 10
  • Finding and saving your files.
  • Sending and Receiving e-mails and attachments.
  • Using your smartphone or tablet.
  • Installing apps and software.
  • Using Overdrive to read e-books.
  • Internet searching and surfing.
  • Dealing with viruses and malware.
  • Website design using WordPress
  • Photo Editing Help
  • Using Your Digital Camera
  • Self Publishing Help 

Please call the library to reserve your session 928-6162 or stop by the Rushmore Branch in Highland Mills to make an appointment.


Thursday August 30, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Rock Back to School  
   

Thursday, August 30th 3-5 p.m. at the Central Valley Library

This is a drop in program to celebrate the start of the new school year for kids grade K-5.

Get some great tips on how to be organized during the school year.

Create some really cool crafts including desk caddies to hold your supplies, book covers and bookmarks!


Saturday September 1, 2018
   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Meet the Artist Reception - Artists of the Month: Beacon Place  
   

Beacon Place is a full service agency in Highland Mills specializing in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) support services.  One component of their DayHab programming is Art Therapy.  WPL is very pleased to showcase the artworks of their clients as our display for September 2018.  Stop in to our reception to meet the artists, learn about Beacon Place, and enjoy light refreshments. View the artists’ work at the Rushmore Memorial Branch of Woodbury Public Library throughout the month of September.


Tuesday September 11, 2018
   5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Career Counseling with Gregg Knowles  
   

Book a 60-minute one-on-one session with your own HR expert! If you are seeking guidance to navigate the job market, Mr. Knowles will provide you with advice and options. Gregg’s 25+ years of experience in Human Resources can give you a boost.  Resume review, interview techniques, career path advice. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED


Thursday September 13, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Club  
   

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby is our September selection.  You’ll be captivated by this international bestselling auto-biographical work by the former editor-in-chief of French Elle magazine. When he suffers a life-altering health event, his world is forever changed.  By turns wistful, mischievous, angry, and witty, Bauby bears witness to his determination to live as fully in his mind as he had been able to do in his body...This book is a lasting testament to his life. Copies of the book are available for check out at the Highland Mills Branch.


Saturday September 15, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM REVELRY @ THE REZ – WPL: Greater Than the Sum of our Stacks!  
   

Join us as we take to the great outdoors!  Learn about all the services Woodbury Public Library brings to the community – we go way beyond books!!  Charlie Skerrett will be our DJ/Karaoke master.  There will be activities for the kids, as well as wonderful food provided by local merchants.  A number of community groups will be on hand to share information about their organizations.  Meet our new Bi-Lingual Library Assistant, too.   Admission is free and open to ALL AGES; a valid Woodbury Park Pass will be requested at the entrance.


Thursday September 20, 2018
   6:30 PM Alzheimer’s – Mind & Body Prevention & Coping Strategies (Health & Wellness Program)  
   

Co-presenters Carley Baulick (ShopRite of Monroe), Janet Syvertsen (Alzheimer’s Association of Hudson Valley, NY Chapter), & Anthony Figueroa (CrossFit GPS) will provide a 360-degree view of the lifestyle choices you can make to keep your brain and body healthy as you age.  Diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement all play pivotal roles.  Join us to learn about arming yourself with good defenses!  Light refreshments will be served.  Please PRE-Register.


Tuesday September 25, 2018
   6:30 PM Hidden Treasures of the Hudson Valley – Anthony Musso (History Lecture/Book Signing)  
   
Tuesday, September 25th, 6:30 PM at the Woodbury Senior Center (adjacent to the Highland Mills Branch of the Library)
Well known for his expertise concerning the history of the Hudson Valley, Mr. Musso has published a number of books detailing the richness of the area.  WPL is delighted to welcome him for this lecture and book signing.  His 8th work is due out in September.  Copies of his books will be available for sale at the event ($15 each - cash or check).  Light refreshments will be served.  Please PRE-Register.

Friday September 28, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  2:15 PM Legacy Writing & Life Narratives (Writing Workshops)  
   

Diane Travers, MFA, brings Narrative Medicine to our community.  4 consecutive Friday sessions offered.  Workshops are for anyone with a story to tell and life experience to share.  No prior writing experience is necessary; this is a chance to express a memory, experience or event that you’d like to set down for your family or friends.  Tell your tale “Because every story matters!” Writing journal books will be provided.  Please PRE-Register.


Saturday September 29, 2018
   5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Career Counseling with Gregg Knowles  
   

Book a 60-minute one-on-one session with your own HR expert! If you are seeking guidance to navigate the job market, Mr. Knowles will provide you with advice and options. Gregg’s 25+ years of experience in Human Resources can give you a boost.  Resume review, interview techniques, career path advice. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED


Sunday September 30, 2018
   2:00 PM Broadway Magic – Francine Evans & Joel Zelnik (Musical Performance)  
   
Sunday, September 30th, 2:00 PM at the Woodbury Senior Center (adjacent to the Highland Mills Branch of the Library)
Songs with the musical magic that can only come from a timeless Broadway show…  Francine and Joel will give us the ‘old razzle dazzle’ with tunes ranging from classic favorites to Disney productions.  Their repertoire covers over 22 Broadway gems.  Share an afternoon of song with us, sure to delight all ages!  Light refreshments will be served. Please PRE-Register.

Friday October 5, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  2:15 PM Legacy Writing & Life Narratives (Writing Workshops)  
   

Diane Travers, MFA, brings Narrative Medicine to our community.  4 consecutive Friday sessions offered.  Workshops are for anyone with a story to tell and life experience to share.  No prior writing experience is necessary; this is a chance to express a memory, experience or event that you’d like to set down for your family or friends.  Tell your tale “Because every story matters!” Writing journal books will be provided.  Please PRE-Register.


Friday October 12, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  2:15 PM Legacy Writing & Life Narratives (Writing Workshops)  
   

Diane Travers, MFA, brings Narrative Medicine to our community.  4 consecutive Friday sessions offered.  Workshops are for anyone with a story to tell and life experience to share.  No prior writing experience is necessary; this is a chance to express a memory, experience or event that you’d like to set down for your family or friends.  Tell your tale “Because every story matters!” Writing journal books will be provided.  Please PRE-Register.


Friday October 19, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  2:15 PM Legacy Writing & Life Narratives (Writing Workshops)  
   

Diane Travers, MFA, brings Narrative Medicine to our community.  4 consecutive Friday sessions offered.  Workshops are for anyone with a story to tell and life experience to share.  No prior writing experience is necessary; this is a chance to express a memory, experience or event that you’d like to set down for your family or friends.  Tell your tale “Because every story matters!” Writing journal books will be provided.  Please PRE-Register.


Monday October 29, 2018
   5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Career Counseling with Gregg Knowles  
   

Book a 60-minute one-on-one session with your own HR expert! If you are seeking guidance to navigate the job market, Mr. Knowles will provide you with advice and options. Gregg’s 25+ years of experience in Human Resources can give you a boost.  Resume review, interview techniques, career path advice. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED


Monday November 5, 2018
   5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Career Counseling with Gregg Knowles  
   

Book a 60-minute one-on-one session with your own HR expert! If you are seeking guidance to navigate the job market, Mr. Knowles will provide you with advice and options. Gregg’s 25+ years of experience in Human Resources can give you a boost.  Resume review, interview techniques, career path advice. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED


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