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Lecture on Philip Roth

Join the East Hampton Library as we welcome critic, reviewer, writer and teacher Joan Baum as she gives a celebratory talk on America’s greatest fiction writer, Philip Roth, one day before his 84th birthday. Joan will give   extended comments on several of Roths works.

SAT

3/18

1-3 PM

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

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lecture-on-philip-roth-tickets-31543882602

Film Screening: The Eagle Huntress (2016) Turkish, with English Subtitles

This spellbinding documentary follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who is fighting to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family. Through breathtaking aerial cinematography and intimate verite footage, the film captures her personal journey while also addressing universal themes like female empowerment, the natural world, coming of age and the onset of modernity. (IMDB)

Turkish, with English Subtitles
3/4 Sat
1-3 PM
register at the Adult Reference Desk, or call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 or register at The Eventbrite link below

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-eagle-huntress-2016-tickets-31786250531

Name that Tune

Think you know it all when it comes to music? In this program, test your knowledge of music from the 1950’s to the present. Can you guess the song and artist? Are you great at music trivia? The winning team members will receive a prize. Snacks will be provided too. The winning team will also advance to the finals, which will take place on November 30 at the Middle Country Library! You may have up to 5 players per team.

 

Tues March 28th

5-7 PM

register at the eventbrite link below

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/name-that-tune-tickets-31660197503/amp

Film Screening “A New Leaf”

Playboy Henry Graham squanders his wealth and must seek out a new source to maintain his idle rich lifestyle. The easy alternative to work is to find a rich woman, marry her, and murder her. Klutzy, nerdy Henrietta Lowell is the ideal candidate. But in dealing with his klutzy, nerdy, trusting new wife, a botanist, and her ill-managed estate, Henry unwittingly begins to assume some sense of responsibility.

2/15 Weds

5-7 PM

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

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/movie-a-new-leaf-tickets-30777549479

Light Between the Oceans (screening)

Tom is a World War I veteran who maintains a lighthouse off the shore of Australia with his wife Isabel, a woman desperate to have a baby. Her prayers are answered when an infant washes up on shore in a rowboat. Tom thinks they should notify the authorities but ultimately gives in to Isabel’s wish to keep the girl. Fate strikes again when the couple meet the child’s biological mother on the mainland. Now, Tom and Isabel must make a decision that will forever affect the lives of four people.

2/4 Sat

1-3 PM

East Hampton Library

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

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/movie-the-light-between-oceans-tickets-30777406050

Lecture on Phillip Roth

Join the East Hampton Library as we welcome critic, reviewer, writer and teacher Joan Baum as she gives a celebratory talk on America’s greatest fiction writer, Philip Roth, one day before his 84th birthday. Joan will give   extended comments on several of Roths works.

Sat March 18th
1-4 PM
To register Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:
 

The Basics of Microsoft Word

Learn the basics of Microsoft Word 2013 to get you started with this versatile program!

The class will cover the basic components of the program including typing, formatting text, copying, cutting and pasting text, inserting clip art and more!

1/25

3:30–4:30 PM

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

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-basics-of-microsoft-word-tickets-30536919749

Author Talk – Lucinda Rosenfeld “Class”

Join the East Hampton Library in welcoming author Lucinda Rosenfeld as she discusses her latest novel, Class. In CLASS, idealistic forty-something Karen Kipple works full-time in the non-profit sector, helping hungry children from disadvantaged homes. But when a troubled student from a nearby housing project begins bullying children in her daughter’s class at school, Karen’s ideals about equal opportunity and education are called into question.

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

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/author-talk-lucinda-rosenfeld-tickets-30905950530

The ABC’s of Cancer

Friday January 13, 11:00 am
at The East Hampton Library

Fighting Chance, a local non-profit organization that offers free
support and counseling to cancer patients and their families, will be
here to introduce their new website and resource guides “Practical
Tips and Strategies for Patients on the East End” and “Resource
Directory for Cancer Patients on the East End.” Copies of both guides
will be available for attendees to keep. Free.

For more information and to register please call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 or register at the Adult Reference Desk, or the Eventbrite link below

www.eventbrite.com…

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