Programs for Adults


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The Summer Reading Game begins on Monday July 1 and runs through August 23. Our theme this year is "A Universe of Stories."
Track your summer reading online this summer at our ReadSquared Online Summer Reading Program!
Register for a free account then keep track of your reading this summer. Rack up points as you read and get a chance to enter a raffle for every 100 points you earn.



July

Wednesday Movie Matinee
The Dish
Wednesday July 10
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come see "The Dish" on the big screen. Everyone is welcome but seating is limited. Movie is rated PG-13.
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Cult Classic Movie Night
Summer Road Series Part I
Duel
Thursday July 11
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Come and see "Duel" on the big screen! Everyone is welcome but seating is limited. Movie is Rated PG.
A duel is about to begin between a man, a truck, and the open road, where a simple battle of wits is now a matter of life and death.
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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
Monday July 15
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
All Ages

What was the sequence of this incredible mission? Where on the moon did they land? And how did they return safely to Earth?
Join us for a live webcast event of a guided re-creation of Apollo 11's journey to see how this mission was executed by crew members and mission control!

Martial Arts Movie Mayhem
Red, White, and Blue Holiday Special!
American Ninja
Saturday July 20
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come see "American Ninja" on the big screen! Everyone is welcome but seating is limited. Movie is rated R.
U.S. soldier Joe Armstrong possesses the skills of a master ninja, but has no memory of his past or how he acquired them. While stationed in the Philippines, Joe runs afoul of illegal weapons dealer Victor Ortega, and must battle Ortega's secret army of enforcers and their master - the Black Star ninja.
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Comedy Open Mic
Tuesday July 30
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Sign-Ups Start at 7:00 PM

Following a traditional Comedy Open Mic format, comedians new and old who want to work on new jokes, change old jokes, or just experiment, sign up and get 5 minutes apiece to perform. All attendees are encouraged to perform!
Pre-registration REQUIRED - call the library at (914) 693-6614 to register!

August

Cult Classic Movie Night
Summer Road Series Part II
Two-Lane Blacktop
Thursday August 1
8:00 PM - 9:45 PM

Come and see "Two-Lane Blacktop" on the big screen! Everyone is welcome but seating is limited. Movie is Rated R.
James Taylor is the driver. Dennis Wilson is the mechanic. The live only to race and maintain their '55 Chevy. Heading east from California with no particular agenda, they encounter an overbearing GTO driver (Warren Oates) who agrees to race them, each putting at stake their most prized possession: their car.
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Comedy Open Mic
Tuesday August 6
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Sign-Ups Start at 7:00 PM

Following a traditional Comedy Open Mic format, comedians new and old who want to work on new jokes, change old jokes, or just experiment, sign up and get 5 minutes apiece to perform. All attendees are encouraged to perform!
Pre-registration REQUIRED - call the library at (914) 693-6614 to register!

Martial Arts Movie Mayhem
Soldier
Saturday August 17
2:00 PM

Come see "Soldier" on the big screen! Everyone is welcome but seating is limited. Movie is rated R.
Veteran soldier Todd (Kurt Russell) is replaced by a new breed of genetically-enhanced warrior, and he is literally thrown away on a desolate planet of waste. There, he is found by a band of refugees who show him something he has never known before: how to be human. When the very military who abandoned him attack his newfound home, Todd fights back to protect his new family.
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September

Cult Classic Movie Night
Summer Road Series Part I
Battle Royale
Thursday September 19
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Come and see "Battle Royale" on the big screen! Everyone is welcome but seating is limited. Movie is not rated.
It's the dawn of the millennium. Japan has collapsed. At 15% unemployment, 10 million are out of work and 800,000 students have boycotted school. Having lost confidence, the adults fear the youth and enact the BR Act. The students who remain are sent on a field trip they never expected.
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October

Volunteers Needed
Battle of the Books
Saturday October 19
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Hommocks Middle School, Larchmont NY

We're looking for energetic volunteers for the sixth annual Westchester Battle of the Books competition event.
Battle of the Books is a book-based trivia tournament for grades 4-10. The goal of the program is to promote a love of reading and to inspire teamwork and good sportsmanship in an atmosphere of friendly competition. It's a fun day for everyone, team members and volunteers alike.
This year's Battle will be on Saturday October 19, 2019 from roughly 8:30 AM- 2:30 PM at Hommocks Middle School in Larchmont, NY. We need eighty volunteers to fill many different roles on Battle Day. We welcome any and all help.
Please register online or contact the Volunteer Committee at bob.westchester.volunteers@gmail.com with questions or to volunteer. For more information about the Westchester Battle of the Books, visit our website. For information about Dobbs Ferry Public Library teams, check out our website or contact Elizabeth Hobson, Director, at ehobson@wlsmail.org

Recurring Programs

Chair Yoga
Tuesdays June 4-25, July 2-23
Class will not meet July 30
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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.

Exercise Classes for Seniors
Wednesdays and Fridays June 5-28, July 3-26
Class will not meet Friday June 28, Friday July 5, or Wednesday July 31 Wednesdays and Fridays: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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.

For the month of June, please bring in a book of your choice to discuss with the group!
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All programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Dobbs Ferry Library!
(unless otherwise noted)
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