Programs for Adults

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DFPL Writer's Workshop
Thursdays January 3-31
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

We are starting a new creative writer's workshop series. We're taking names for sessions in 2019. Email for more information!

Intro to Chess
Wednesdays January 9 and 23
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Come learn to play chess with retired lawyer Bradley Wank!
Registration is required: call the library at 914-693-6614 to register!

The Environment of Local Breweries
Wednesday January 9
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Justin DiNino, owner of Tarrytown-based nano brewery Duncan's Abbey, will discuss sustainable hop growing, locally sourced ingredients, grain composting and more. Learn about their commitment to sustainable process and the local environment.
This program is in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group and will be held at the Dobbs Ferry Public Library.

Colonel Brown's Brown Bag Book Group
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
Thursday January 17
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

For the month of January, we will be discussing "Before the Fall" by Noah Hawley.
Click here for more information.

Author Visit and Reading with Lara Dearman
Saturday January 19
2:30 PM

Mystery Writer Lara Dearman, author of The Devil's Claw and Dark Island, will be coming to speak about, sell, and sign her books.

Wednesday Movie Matinee
The Post
Wednesday January 23
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and see "The Post" on the big screen. Everyone is welcome but seating is limited.
Click here for more information.

Cult Classic Movie Night
Serial Mom
Thursday January 24
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Come and see "Serial Mom" on the big screen! Everyone is welcome but seating is limited. Movie is Rated R.
A sweet mother finds herself participating in homicidal activities when she sees the occasion call for it.
For more information click here.

Martial Arts Movie Mayhem
Zu Warriors
Ssaturday January 26
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come and see "Zu Warriors" on the big screen! Everyone is welcome but seating is limited.? Movie is rated PG-13.
The Zu mountains - home to immortals dedicated to special schools of Kung Fu, who practice their unique brands of martial arts for thousands of years. Now, an ancient enemy has returned, and he has discovered a power that can destroy this eternal realm. The clans of Zu unite in a desperate attempt to defeat an evil that is all-powerful.

Alternate Realities: Opening Reception
Sunday January 27
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come to an artist's reception at the Dobbs Ferry Library. All are welcome -- refreshments will be served!


Cult Classic Movie Night
Groundhog Day
Friday February 1
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Come and see "Groundhog Day" on the big screen! Everyone is welcome but seating is limited. Movie is Rated PG.
A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.
For more information click here.

Cultural Explorers: Chun Jie, Seollal, Tet
Sunday February 3
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Save the Date! On Sunday, February 3, 2019, the Library will present the next program in our Cultural Explorers Series - Chun Jie, Seollal, Tet: Celebration of the New Year in China, Korea, and Vietnam.

"Burying the Wires" -- NEW DATE/TIME
Wednesday February 6
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

DF Village Downtown Improvement Task Force workshop with Con Edison -- "Burying the Wires."


Write from the Heart
Mondays January 14 and 28
Class Will Not Meet Monday January 21
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

In these workshops amateur writers may practice their writing in a collegial atmosphere. Attendees are given prompts such as quotes and photographs, and are encouraged to explore their creativity in brief writing excercises. They are then encouraged to read their pieces aloud to one another and give helpful feedback to clarify or improve each other's writing.

Workshop is full, please contact Sara Rodgers to be put on the waitlist.

Exercise Classes for Seniors
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays January 9-30
Class Will Not Meet Monday January 21
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mondays: Exercise
Wednesdays: Exercise with Dance Movements
Fridays: Yoga
Since the Embassy Center has been closed they will meet in the Community Room at the Dobbs Ferry Public Library.

Registration is required, please contact Abby Connett at the Dobbs Ferry Recreation Department at 693-7792. This program is sponsored by the Dobbs Ferry Recreation Department.

All programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Dobbs Ferry Library!
(unless otherwise noted)
In the event of inclement weather call the library at 693-6614

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