Program Description: Join our Nonfiction Book Group, facilitated by Mark Orton, for a discussion on The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis,which unveils the lifelong activism of Mrs. Parks. As Neil Irvin Painter writes in the New York Times: “Parks was not an apolitical, middle-aged lady whose fatigue kept her seated. Both shy and militant, she was a committed activist enmeshed in racial politics — and their class and gender complications — wherever she lived.”
Program Description: The book group will discuss 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann. The New York Times Book Review stated of 1491: “Marvelous. . . . A sweeping portrait of human life in the Americas before the arrival of Columbus. . . . A remarkably engaging writer.”
Our fall class series are open for registration and patrons are rushing in to register! Classes are filling up so don’t forget to call, email or visit to register soon!
Adult Spanish Beginners & Intermediate Classes with Sonia Cintron, Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:30pm, 6:45 – 7:45pm. Filled; wait list only. Bengali Bandhan with MD Gazi, Wednesdays 5-6pm. Space available. Minecraft Club with Paul Tombrello, Wednesdays, 3:30 – 5pm.Filled; wait list only. Creating with Code: Teen Coding with Alyssa Panetta, Thursdays 3:45 – 5:45pm. Space available. Creative Writing for Seniors with Maureen McNeil, Thursdays, 2:30 – 4pm. Space available. Humanities NY Reading & Discussion Series: Muslim Journeys with Karuna Foudriat, Mondays 6 – 8pm Filled; wait list only. Ballroom Dance with Andrew Resto, Tuesdays, 3 – 4pm & Fridays 7 – 7pm. Space available. Healthy Living Series: Balance Workshop with Paul Spector, Saturdays 2 – 3pm. Filled; wait list only.
To register call (518) 828-1792 x101, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the main desk of the library.