October at the Palisades Free Library

In October at the Palisades Free Library
 
19 Closter Road
Palisades, NY 10964
845.359.0136
www.palisadeslibrary.org
https://www.facebook.com/palisadesfreelibrary/
 
Adult Programs
Open Mah Jongg Play – Tuesdays at 11:00 am. The Mah Jongg group will meet every Tuesday. Advanced beginners and experienced players welcome for casual, non-competitive play. No instruction is provided and we recommend that you bring your own National Mah Jongg League card.
 
The Artist’s Way Monthly Meetup – Wednesday, October 5, 7:00 pm. Whether you create art to live or simply wish to live more creatively, find your motivation while we explore The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron. We'll start each meeting with a check-in, where members will have the opportunity to share their experiences with morning pages, artist dates, etc. and continue the discussion with topics and tasks covered in The Artist's Way. Bring your artwork, writing, music, etc. to share with the group (not required, but strongly encouraged). Newcomers welcome! RSVP on the Library's Meetup page.
 
Bridge Basics: Learn to Play Bridge – Thursdays at 11:00 am, October 6 – November 10 (six sessions). Players who have little to no experience are invited to learn more about the basics of bridge with Marlene Case, Silver Life Master and bridge group leader. Each class will include a lesson followed by supervised play. Fees due at the first session: $10 for all six sessions. Space is limited.
 
Little Known Films: Troubled Water – Saturday, October 15, 5:00 pm. A special after-hours showing, with light appetizers, of the film to be featured in October’s Little Known Films column of 10964: The Palisades Newsletter. Joining us to introduce the film will be film director (“Charlie Hoboken”, “Undertow”), Palisades resident, and columnist Tom Mazziotti.
 
Cookbook Club – Thursday, October 20, 7:00 pm. Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? Then the new Palisades Free Library Cookbook Club is for you! Please stop by the Reference Desk to sign up and pick out a recipe from: Vegan, Vegetarian, Omnivore: Dinner for Everyone at the Table by Anna Thomas.
 
Children’s Programs
Pre-School Storytime - Tuesdays at 10:00 am & Tuesdays at 10:45 am. Join us for stories and a simple craft. Ages 4-5.
 
Alpha Computer Science Club - Tuesday, October 4, 7:00 pm. Once a month, 4th-6th graders will meet and further develop their computer skills.  Limited to South Orangetown students.
 
What Ever Happens to Pumpkin Jack? - Thursday, October 6, 4:30 pm. This S.T.E.A.M.- oriented program introduces children to sound vermiculture practices and the Red Wigglers who can help Pumpkin Jack continue on his healthy life cycle. Kindergarten – 4th Grade.
 
The Ghosts of Chinese Halloween - Thursday, October 20, 4:30 pm. Did you think that Americans were the only people who celebrate Halloween?  Think again. China has a Ghost City that is nearly 2,000 years old.  Come hear about "The Man Who Tricked a Ghost".  See whether you can pass the test to get into the Tianzi Palace or whether you can trick the ghost. Grades 1-3.  
 
Halloween Happening - Tuesday, October 25, 4:30 pm. Wear your costume and enjoy some not so scary stories and Halloween crafts. Ages 2.5-5.
 
Halloween Haunting - Wednesday, October 26, 4:30 pm. Scary stories, creepy crafts and Halloween bingo. Ages 5 and up.
 
Unless otherwise noted, registration for all programs is open in the Library, by phone at (845)359-0136, and online.