Programs for Adults

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Town and Gown Literary Discussion Group
Monday, March 5
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
"The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood

For the month of March, we will be reading The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood.
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Cult Classic Movie Night
Friday March 9
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Doors open at 6:45

Come and see "The Crying Game" on the big screen. Everyone is welcome but seating is limited.
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Colonel Brown's Brown Bag Book Group
Thursday March 15
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
"The Water Knife" by Paolo Bacigalupi

For the month of January, we will be reading The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi.
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Wednesday Matinee
Wednesday March 21
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Doors open at 12:45 PM

Come and see "My Cousin Rachel" on the big screen. Everyone is welcome but seating is limited.
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Free In-Person Tax Preparation
Mondays February 5 - April 16
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax preperation to anyone of any age - especially if you are 50 or older or can't afford paid tax tax preperation.
Questions about taxes in Westchester? Click here


Community Read at the Library for Arbor Day
Tuesday April 17
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Save the date and reserve your books now for a community read discussion of The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate--Discoveries from a Secret World by Peter Wohlleben.
Are you interested in the natural world around you? Do you have a favorite tree from childhood? Get ready to Celebrate Arbor Day in Dobbs Ferry and come to a Community Read program at the Library.
Order Your Books by March 10 for the Community Read event on April 17.
There will be a panel discussion first, with an artist, a scientist, and a high school student, followed by a breakout session of 3-4 small groups to discuss the book.
We would like to give you a chance to read this nonfiction book about trees ahead of time so you can come prepared to appreciate a really good program.
Register at the front desk or email


Write from the Heart
Mondays January 8-29
Class will not meet Monday January 15
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

In these workshops amateur writers may practice their writing in a collegial atmosphere. Attendees are given prompts such as quotes and photographs, and are encouraged to explore their creativity in brief writing excercises. They are then encouraged to read their pieces aloud to one another and give helpful feedback to clarify or improve each other's writing.

Workshop is full, please contact Sara Rodgers to be put on the waitlist.

Class cancelled Wednesday Feb. 7th due to forcasted snow!

Exercise Class for Seniors
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays January 3-31
Class will not meet Monday January 15
11:00 - 12:00 PM

Since the Embassy Center has been closed they will meet in the Community Room at the Dobbs Ferry Public Library.

Registration is required, please contact Abby Connett at the Dobbs Ferry Recreation Department at 693-7792. This program is sponsored by the Dobbs Ferry Recreation Department.

All programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Dobbs Ferry Library!
(unless otherwise noted)
In the event of inclement weather call the library at 693-6614

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