Adult Programs


Thu. 10/13/2011 - 6:30pm
Small Business Workshop - Part II - "Creating a Business Plan"
with N.Y.State Small Business Development




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Thu. 11/10/2011 - 7pm
Book Club - Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann

McCann's allegory comes alive in the voices of the city's people, unexpectedly drawn together by hope, beauty, and the "artistic crime of the century" -- a mysterious tightrope walker dancing between the Twin Towers.


icon_nataliesafir.gifSundays 10/09, 10/16, 10/30, 11/06, 11/13 - 1:30pm
Natalie Safir - Poetry Writing Workshop

Examine the process of writing a poem from the first creative impulse to the end stage of review and revision. Learning by example and experimentation, members will be exposed to different styles and voices within the genre. Each session I will assign an exercise to encourage members to expand, exploring many avenues of expression. Beginners and experienced writers are welcome. Bring paper, pen and a willingness to play with words. This workshop is funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc. with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency and The Friends of the Warner Library.

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Thu. 10/20/2011 - 6:30pm
Small Business Workshop - Part III - "Making Your Small Business a Success"

with Colleen Goudie, Owner of Shaylula, Tarrytown, NY




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American Songbook - A Friends of the Library Concert

Jazz singer Marlene VerPlanck will perform great standards and new songs from the American songbook.





Mon. 10/24/2011 - 6:30pm
Movie: The Conspirator

Directed in 2010 by Robert Redford, 'The Conspirator' is the story of Mary Surratt, the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, Mary is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth. Stars Robin Wright, James McAvoy and Tom Wilkinson. Rated PG-13, 122 minutes.


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America's Medicis: The Rockefellers and Their Astonishing Cultural Legacy

Author Suzanne Loebl will discuss the many contributions of the family including The Cloisters, MOMA, Rockefeller and Lincoln Centers, Colonial Williamsburg and more.

Book signing will follow this event.



11/05/2011 - 2pm
The Westchester Review - Poetry and Prose Reading

Join us for a Reading of Poetry & Prose with the Authors of the Westchester Review.




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Parenting Panel

Join us for this special event as three authors discuss parenting issues and share their unique perspectives and insights. The panelists are:

 Allison Gilbert - Author of Parentless Parents: How the Loss of Our Mothers and Fathers Impacts the Way We Raise Our Children.

Peg Tyres - Author of The Good School: How Smart Parents Get Their Kids the Education They Deserve.

Priscilla Gillman - Author of The AntiRomantic Child, a memoir about raising a hyperlexic son.



Thu. 11/10/2011 - 7pm
Washington Irving Alhambra

Join us for a film by local filmmaker Karen Kelleher about the life & times of America’s first famous author during his extraordinary travels through Europe and three month stay at the Alhambra Palace in Grenada Spain inspiration for his Tales of the Alhambra. Karen Kelleher has developed and produced feature films and television programs for Paramount Pictures, Miramax Films, A&E Networks and PBS

Refreshments & Discussion to follow film.



Sunday 11/13/2011- 2:30 pm

The Really Terrible Orchestra of Westchester

RTOrchestra.png A fine and fun group -- the RTO is a group of adult amateurs of varying abilities. Our members range from beginners to those who haven't picked up their instrument in many years. Even seasoned musicians who want to try a new instrument or musical style can play with us. Our goal is to have fun and enjoy making music together. We rehearse and perform under the direction of our professional conductor, Benjamin Niemczyk.




Thu. 11/17/2011 - 6:30pm
Movie: Syriana

This 2005 political thriller explores the lives of a disparate group of people caught up in the far-reaching corruption surrounding the global oil industry. Among those affected are a CIA agent (Oscar-winner George Clooney), an energy analyst (Matt Damon), a Middle Eastern prince (Alexander Siddig), a Washington, D.C., attorney (Jeffrey Wright), and a Texas oil tycoon (Tim Blake Nelson). A top-notch supporting cast includes Chris Cooper, William Hurt, Amanda Peet, and Christopher Plummer. Rated R, 128 min.


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Friends of Warner Library Concert
The Capital Heights Lyric Opera presents highlights from Carmen, Don Giovanni, The Barber of Seville, and La Cenerentola. 




Thu. 12/08/2011 - 6:30pm
Movie: Kite Runner

After spending years in California, a man returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend whose son is in trouble in this epic story of fathers and sons. This powerful tale of friendship and betrayal takes us from the final days of Afghanistan's monarchy to the atrocities of the Taliban reign. Based on the famous novel by Khaled Hosseini. English subtitles. Rated PG-13, 122 minutes.

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Senior Information Benefits Center

Senior Citizens

Wednesdays, from 10a.m. - 1 p.m.  Conference Room C on the 3rd Floor

Every Wednesday, a representative from the Medicare Rights Center will be on hand to give advice and answer questions.  Sign up at the Reference Desk or Call 631-7734.

For more information see Tarrytown-Sleepy Hollow Patch

Warner Library Chess Club


The Chess Club meets the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month from 6:30PM - 8:30PM. All ages and skill levels welcome.Call Reference for further information 631-7734. 



Warner Library Book Group

The group meets one Thursday evening each month at 7:00 PM in the Reading Room. Books are available at the circulation desk. All are welcome.

Click here for the list of books we've read.


Computer Help

                        Monday Evening Classes 

Individual, one-on-one computer help is available on Monday evenings at 7:00 pm. Sign up at the Reference desk or call 914-631-7734 to make an appointment. These classes are free and open to the public.

E-mail Class

Librarians will be available two Saturdays a month at 2:30pm to help patrons set up an e-mail account. Sign up at the Reference desk or call 914-631-7734 to make an appointment. Class size is limited to two people per class.

Registration is required. This class is free and open to the public.

Must have basic PC, Keyboard, and Mouse skills


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Tarrytown, New York - 10591
Phone: (914) 631-7734
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Mon: 1-9PM (Children's Library Closes at 8pm)
Tue: 10-6PM
Wed: 10-6PM
Thu: 1-9PM
Fri: 10-5PM
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