Adult Reference Blog



Jazz: The First American Art Form

Join Professor Craig Boyd, a recipient of the prestigious  New York State Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, as he examines Jazz Music from its conception to the present.  Craig will piece together major events in African, European and American sociopolitical history that spawned the seeds of this unique American art form.
Through the study of rhythm developments, important historical dates, social and political trends, instrumentation, improvisational techniques, listening analysis of musical forms and genres, attendees will enhance their knowledge, understanding and develop an enriched appreciation for this  first American Art Form.

Sat Feb 20th 2 PM

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:…


Film Screening “Paper Moon,” @ East Hampton Library 10/21

Join us for a screening of the 1973 Academy Award Winning classic “Paper Moon,” directed by Peter Bogdonovich, starring Ryan O’Neal and Tatum O’neal (Oscar)

the film will be screened 10/21 Weds from 5-7

Call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 to register, this is a Free Screening

#Easthamptonlibrary #addiepray #Papermoon

Color Our World: Integrating the Art and Science of Color– with Gillian Rose

Join color expert Gillian Rose for a seminar on how color affects our lives. Gillian Rose’s approach to color design seeks to create balance and harmony by understanding the   impact of color on our psyches and emotions.
Color Our World approaches color from a scientific perspective and takes into consideration that people have different responses to color based on personal histories, personalities,reflexes and cultural backgrounds.

Saturday September 26th 1-3 PM
Register at The Adult Reference Desk, or call (631) 324-0222 ext. 3

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