The library's November and December 2020 free virtual programs include an author talk with authors and their audiobook narrators, concerts, a Good Life Lecture and more. See below for the schedule.
Wednesdays in November and December, except Nov. 11, 10-10:30 a.m. Virtual Family Storytimes Join us for 30 minutes of stories and songs in English and Spanish with a different theme each week, led by Ms. Angelica. Presented on Facebook Live.
Mondays, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30 and Dec. 7, 14; 3:30-4:30 p.m. Virtual Tween Scene A weekly program of rotating topics such as STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math), games and a hands-on activity for tweens in grades 4 – 6. Presented on Zoom, register online.
Sunday, Nov. 15, 2-2:30 p.m. Live From My Living Room Concert Featuring The Salty Suites The “Live From My Living Room” concert series continues with a performance by The Salty Suites. The trio features Scott Gates (mandolin), Chuck Hailes (stand up bass) and Chelsea Williams (guitar). All three sing, blending dynamic vocals and harmonies. They will play original songs and traditional music showcasing a wide spectrum of styles: bluegrass, depression and old country, swing, classical, roots with a current edge. Presented on Facebook Live.
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Good Life Lecture: Mindfulness and Mediations for Managing Stress and Anxiety with Shazia Gogia This workshop will explore meditation and mindfulness techniques for calming the mind, pranayama (breath-work) centered meditation, practices for mood management and more. Shazia Gogia is a yoga teacher, yoga therapist, ayurvedic practitioner and ayurvedic chef. Presented on Zoom, register online.
Thursday, Dec. 3, 7-7:45 p.m. Winter Concert Featuring Val Vigoda Valerie Vigoda combines gorgeous vocals, dazzling electric violin and heartfelt musical storytelling in a one-woman loop-driven pop symphony of song, created in real time onstage. Valerie has co-written and starred in hit musicals Off-Broadway, co-written many songs for Disney and toured the world with rock acts like Cyndi Lauper and The Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Presented on Facebook Live.
Saturday, Dec. 5, 2-3:30 p.m. Virtual Author Talk Audiobook Authors & Narrators Have you ever listened to an audiobook and been curious about the person behind the voice? Or wondered about the relationship between an author and their audiobook narrator? Get the inside scoop on audiobooks and narrating with authors Gregg Hurwitz, Caroline Leavitt and Nicole Meier and their respective audiobook narrators: Scott Brick, Julia Whelan and Teri Schnaubelt in a panel discussion and Q&A. Presented in partnership with Adventures by the Book and NovelNetwork. For more information and to order signed books, visit Adventures by the Book. Presented on Zoom, register online.