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Cookbook Club: Made in India: Recipes from an Indian Family Kitchen

Thursday, November 15
7:00 – 9:00pm. ** DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED. NEW DATE: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6 AT 7PM.


Have dinner with your neighbors while learning to cook something new! Join librarians Katie and Ashley for a community potluck/discussion of Made in India: Recipes from an Indian Family Kitchen by Mera Sodha. Please register in person at the Information Desk to select your recipe. Make one batch of that recipe and bring it on November 15th to share with other participants!
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Save the Date! Saturday, December 1, 10am - 4pm

Valley Cottage Library will be hosting its 4th annual craft fair!
Saturday, December 1
10:00am to 4:00pm

Please join us for a day of shopping, carols performed by the Nyack High School Choir, and face painting!
June Sundvik's Book Sale

Life on Old Mill Road from 1760 to 1960
by June Sundvik

Written by long time Valley Cottage resident, artist and author June Sundvik.
Discover the history of Old Mill Road in Valley Cottage!
June Svahn Sundvik was born at home and lived on Old Mill Road almost all her life. She received and was able to gather a lot of information and photographs of the many historical families on Old Mill and so she decided to tell the story about their lives and the history of the homes they lived in.
COPIES OF HER BOOK ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT OUR CIRCULATION DESK NOW.

TECHNOLOGY TRAINING

Want to learn how to use your computer or digital device?
Our librarians can help you learn a variety of technological skills including beginner computer orientation, e-readers and e-books, email, Facebook, Goodreads, digital magazines and more. Nyack School District residents only.

Ask for Reference at 845-268-7700 to set up a one-on-one appointment.
OPEN MAH JONGG PLAY

Mondays from 2-4:30pm
Mah-jongg lovers, come join your fellow mahjong enthusiasts for a fun afternoon of mah-jongg play.
No registration is required, just bring your own game equipment.
No instruction is provided.
Open to beginners and experts.
All are welcome to attend.
YARN THERAPY

Tuesdays from 11:30am-12:30pm
If you like to knit or crochet or would like to learn, join our “therapy” sessions. This program is for all levels. Someone will be on hand to help beginners. Bring your yarn and tools. Come on in to knit, crochet and socialize. Bring friends and/or meet new people.
FINDING PEACE THROUGH MEDITATION

Thursdays - 10:30am - 11:30am
Experience deep relaxation and peace with music, mindfulness and other simple tools you can use in your daily life. Meditation can be effortless and deeply nourishing. All levels welcome. Carole Brill, instructor, has been practicing meditation for more than 30 years.
This is an ongoing program.
Nyack School District residents: $5. Out-of-District: $10.

Morning Music Club

Tuesday, November 13
10:30 – 11:30am


The morning music club presents pianist, Itay Goren and violinist, Azi Nagin.The Morning Music Club (MMC) was established on January 8, 1924 by a group of professional women musicians in the Nyack area. MMC serves the community culturally, through its Concert Series; educationally, through its Music Scholarship Awards; and charitably; through its Outreach Program. Today, MMC attracts both men and women as members from Rockland and adjacent counties, and includes music lovers and patrons as well as musicians. Registration is required.
Individual Career Help

Tuesday, November 13
6:00 – 6:30pm
6:30 - 7:00pm
7:00 - 7:30pm
7:30 - 8:00pm


Looking for a new career?
Register for an opportunity of a half-hour individual session with Eileen Grimm, career counselor with 30 years experience and former director of Rockland County Guidance Center. Registration is required (click times above to register). Use the time for resume help or career counseling questions. Sponsored by the Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS). This program is partly funded by the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Library Services grant program.
Movie Matinee: Union Square (with NAMI discussion)

Wednesday, November 14
2:00 – 4:00pm


Union Square with NAMI discussion to follow.
Union Square (2011)
Not Rated | 1h 20min | Drama | 13 July 2012 (USA) Jenny, who has rejected her tumultuous family for a more ordered life, gets a surprise visit from her sister Lucy at a critical time - right at the moment where she's feels ready to commit to her longtime fiancé. A discussion about mental health with a Psychologist from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). No registration required.
Sunday Concert: Fred Katzenberg

Sunday, November 18
1:30 – 3:00pm


Frederick Katzenberg, oboist, has been giving recitals with pianist, Gary Klein, for many years. They have pleased audiences throughout the tri-state area and beyond at concert halls, universities, churches, and libraries. Today, they will be presenting music of the baroque and romantic periods, as well as the 20th century.
Registration is required.
Book & Pub Club: The Shadow of the Wind

Tuesday, November 20
7:00 – 9:00pm


The Valley Cottage and Nyack Libraries have joined forces with a book club geared toward 20- to 30- somethings!
The international literary sensation, about a boy's quest through the secrets and shadows of postwar Barcelona for a mysterious author whose book has proved as dangerous to own as it is impossible to forget.
Join librarians, Katie and Ashley for a discussion of The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon at O'Donoghue's Tavern, 66 Main St. Nyack.  21+ only
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