January-February Events for Adults at Cold Spring Harbor Library
The following events/programs are open to all adults. Advance registration is always encouraged, even when not required.
MEDITATION WITH LINDA CAFIERO
Wednesdays, January 17 and February 28, 2018 2pm
Spend an hour nourishing yourself from deep within as you engage in the practice of mindful meditation with Linda Cafiero. Come to one or both classes. Free and open to all. Advance registration requested.
ART OF PUBLIC SPEAKING
Mondays, January 8-February 12, 2018 12pm-2pm
For aspiring actors, “TED” talkers, or YouTubers, this six-class program will improve your ability to communicate effectively. Learn techniques to capture your audience, share your passion, and memorize your material. Participants will give a presentation following a script or their own material in front of an audience in the last class. Min. 5/max. 22 students. Register at Information Services with $150, payable by check or credit card.
THE ORANGUTAN PROJECT
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 7pm
Orangutan Project founder Leif Cocks will discuss his memoir of his experiences in Borneo working with this critically endangered species. Free and open to all. Book sale & signing follows the presentation. Register in advance by calling Information Services at 631-692-6820. Cosponsored by The Nature Conservancy. Learn more about their work at https://www.nature.org/
To learn more about The Orangutan Project, visit its website: https://www.theorangutanproject.org/
TECH TUTORS: HERE TO ASSIST YOU WITH YOUR TECHNOLOGY QUESTIONS
Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Appointments available between 3 and 5pm.
Baffled by your smart phone or computer? Some of our community’s tech-savvy teens have volunteered to help you become more comfortable using your technology. Advance registration is required! Call the Children’s Department at 631-692-6820 to schedule an appointment.
FROM THE JUDGE’S EYE: LECTURE ON USEF HUNTER/JUMPING SEAT EQUITATION JUDGING
Saturday, January 27, 2018 3pm
A US Equestrian Federation horse show judge with 23 years of experience with hunter/jumping seat equitation will explain the scoring process. This lecture is appropriate for both riders seeking to improve their show performance and anyone interested in learning about the finer points of judging these competitions. Q&A follows. Advance registration requested. Register at Information Services with $25 per person, payable by check or credit card.
VISUAL JOURNALING – INNER JOURNEYING
Wednesdays, January 31, February 7 & February 14,2018 2pm
Use simple art materials and meditative exercises to go deeper than words to give voice to your soul and rediscover your true nature. Taught by Linda Cafiero. No artistic skills required. Pick up a supplies list when registering. Min. 8/max. 20 students. Register at Information Services with $45, payable by check or credit card.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 2pm
Depression in elderly persons is widespread, often undiagnosed, and usually untreated. The symptoms can affect every aspect of life, impacting energy, appetite, sleep, and interest in work, hobbies, and relationships. Board-certified geriatric psychiatrist Dr. Giulia Sorrentino will discuss the signs, symptoms, and treatments available for this common illness. Free and open to all. Register in advance by calling 631-692-6820.
A WRITER’S WORKSHOP WITH DEBBY PEOPLES
Mondays, January 8-March 19, 2018 1:00-3:00 p.m. (No class 2/19)
Writer, author, and publisher Debby Peoples will lead this series of ten classes for those new to writing as well as experienced writers looking to advance their skills. Fee: $100, payable by check or credit card.
CALLIGRAPHY WITH HELEN MURDOCK-PREP
Tuesdays, January 9-February 13, 2018 7pm
Learn the art of beautiful handwriting with Helen Murdock-Prep. Bring $10 to the first meeting for a supplies kit. Fee: $100
INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOR PAINTING
Thursdays, January 11-February 15, 2018 10am-12pm
Anne B. Gunthner teaches this class for students who have some experience with watercolor painting. Pick up a supplies list when registering. Fee: $100
WATERCOLOR PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS, PART II
Wednesdays, January 10-February 14, 2018 10am-12pm
Learn how to paint with watercolors with local artist Anne B. Gunthner. Appropriate for students who have some experience. Pick up a supplies list when registering. Fee: $100
WEDNESDAY MORNING BOOK DISCUSSION
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 11am
The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict. Books are available at the Circulation Desk approximately a month prior to the discussion.
READ IT IN GOOD HEALTH BOOK DISCUSSION
Tuesday, January 23 at 3pm
American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee. Books are available at the Circulation Desk approximately a month prior to the discussion.
ART IN THE LIBRARY
Images of My Brush With Color
Enjoy the small slices of life captured in gorgeous color by Catherine Olsen. Her impressionistic oil and watercolor paintings emphasize color, light, and atmosphere. On display December 30 through January 28, 2018.