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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, August 27
@ 11 a.m.
How to Scrapbook
Are you a scrapbooking beginner or looking for new ideas and themes? Scrapbooking is all your personal style and photos. There is no right or wrong way to scrapbook. You can choose to layout your photos anyway you would like, but if you need some direction and ideas for a balanced layout, this workshop can get you started. Participants will be introduced to basic terms such as cardstock, themes, titles, journaling, pictures, and embellishments. Participants will create their first layouts. L…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, August 27
@ 2 p.m.
Women's Equality Day Film Screening and Panel Discussion
"The Equal Rights Amendment: Unfinished Business for the Constitution" A film screening and panel discussion on women's rights and equality courtesy of the Alice Paul Institute Organizing for Action-New York in honor of Women's Equality Day For more information and to RSVP please email: StandWithWomen@gmail.com
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, September 6
@ 12:15 p.m.
Public Speaking Workshop
Public speaking is an essential skill in today's workplace and a valuable ability to have to further your endeavors in whatever you're doing. The Toastmasters present a continuing series held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, is led by experienced public speakers in a supportive environment. All materials for this workshop are provided.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Thu, September 8
@ 5:30 p.m.
Adult Coloring Group
The latest craze is artistic coloring for adults. Adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed for children. This program offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. All materials will be provided but participants may also bring their own. Please also feel free to bring your sketchpad or work on any illustration project you have!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, September 9
@ 2 p.m.
Healthy Aging 4 Week Group
Are you interested in healthy aging? Join Lynn Ringhaver RN, BSN, Lac. for a 4 week group dedicated to your physical and mental balance. HEALTHY AGING GROUP (4) 90 minute classes Fridays in September 9/9, 9/16, 9/23 & 9/30 2:00pm-3:30pm Limited to 10 people, must commit to all 4 sessions  Focusing on the connections between the mind,body and healthy aging.  Participants will be introduced to a variety of stress reduction techniques.  You will be taught self massage and movement te…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, September 12
@ 5:30 p.m.
Monthly Meditation
MEDITATION : A Tool for Stress Reduction and a Healthier Lifestyle Meditation can bring about a sense of calm and balance that benefits both your emotional and physical well-being, which in turn will impact your overall health and reduce stress. It is easy to learn and can have many lasting and beneficial effects. After you meditate the benefits don’t end when your session ends. Join Umesh Bhatia who has been meditating for over 20 years for this lively and engaging workshop.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, September 14
@ 12 noon
Writing a Winning Resume that Brands and Markets YOU : A Career Thinker Workshop with Tom Powner
Whether you are actively searching for a job, just thinking about a new job or career or you want to be prepared, invest in yourself and attend our resume writing workshop to help make your resume a winning one that brands you to your target career/job. This seminar will cover: The true five purposes of your resume Understanding branding and marketing in your resume Putting Jane Doe’s before resume to the test What really happens with your resume when applying to online job postings…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Fri, September 16
@ 2 p.m.
Healthy Aging 4 Week Group
Are you interested in healthy aging? Join Lynn Ringhaver RN, BSN, Lac. for a 4 week group dedicated to your physical and mental balance. HEALTHY AGING GROUP (4) 90 minute classes Fridays in September 9/9, 9/16, 9/23 & 9/30 2:00pm-3:30pm Limited to 10 people, must commit to all 4 sessions  Focusing on the connections between the mind,body and healthy aging.  Participants will be introduced to a variety of stress reduction techniques.  You will be taught self massage and movement te…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, September 20
@ 12:15 p.m.
Public Speaking Workshop
Public speaking is an essential skill in today's workplace and a valuable ability to have to further your endeavors in whatever you're doing. The Toastmasters present a continuing series held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, is led by experienced public speakers in a supportive environment. All materials for this workshop are provided.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Tue, September 20
@ 5:30 p.m.
Book Club
The Grand Central Book Club will meet to discuss : Marriage of Opposites / Alice Hoffman Join us for an evening of lively book talk! From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers andThe Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro—the Father of Impressionism. Growing up on idyllic St. Thomas in the early 1800s, Rachel dreams of life in faraway Paris.…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, September 22
@ 5:30 p.m.
Adult Coloring Group
The latest craze is artistic coloring for adults. Adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed for children. This program offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. All materials will be provided but participants may also bring their own. Please also feel free to bring your sketchpad or work on any illustration project you have!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, September 23
@ 2 p.m.
Healthy Aging 4 Week Group
Are you interested in healthy aging? Join Lynn Ringhaver RN, BSN, Lac. for a 4 week group dedicated to your physical and mental balance. HEALTHY AGING GROUP (4) 90 minute classes Fridays in September 9/9, 9/16, 9/23 & 9/30 2:00pm-3:30pm Limited to 10 people, must commit to all 4 sessions  Focusing on the connections between the mind,body and healthy aging.  Participants will be introduced to a variety of stress reduction techniques.  You will be taught self massage and movement te…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, September 27
@ 5 p.m.
Gaining Perspective : how characters change the story
This writing class explores how an event is transformed by the views and experiences of different characters. We will dive deep into the perspective of several characters and see how their unique accounts can change the narrative. No matter where you are in your writing process, this class will push you to a new level of understanding and awareness of description, perspective and characterization. All you need is a pen, paper and imagination. Taught by Tracy Sayre, founder of Writers Work, a s…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, September 28
@ 12 noon
Understanding LinkedIn for your job search : A CareerThinker workshop with Tom Powner
We have all heard that networking is still one of the most powerful methods of connecting to career/employment opportunities and will most likely stay that way forever. However, most people don’t know how to effectively build and use a network to increase their odds to connect to opportunities. Having a strong network is important for everyone whether you are employed or in a job search. What is networking? Is networking effective? What are some of today’s tools to support building a n…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Fri, September 30
@ 2 p.m.
Healthy Aging 4 Week Group
Are you interested in healthy aging? Join Lynn Ringhaver RN, BSN, Lac. for a 4 week group dedicated to your physical and mental balance. HEALTHY AGING GROUP (4) 90 minute classes Fridays in September 9/9, 9/16, 9/23 & 9/30 2:00pm-3:30pm Limited to 10 people, must commit to all 4 sessions  Focusing on the connections between the mind,body and healthy aging.  Participants will be introduced to a variety of stress reduction techniques.  You will be taught self massage and movement te…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 4
@ 10:30 a.m.
Puppet Playtime
Join Nicola and her puppets for a fun-filled (also educational!) session of songs, stories and surprises. We'll play games, learn new songs, and meet lots of friendly puppets. Suitable for ages 0-4.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 5
@ 12 noon
Job Searching Skills Seminar
It’s more than just hitting the enter key on your keyboard. How has searching for a job changed? Learn the importance of networking. How to benefit from job and career fairs.  How has searching for a job changed  Tapping into the hidden job market  Traditional methods are still alive  Job searching online  Targeting companies, not job postings  The Importance of Networking  Job and career fairs  Recruiters and Headhunters Tom Powner from Career Thinker Inc. will be presenti…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, October 12
@ 12 noon
Cover Letters, Bios, and Thank You Notes for Job Searching : A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
You could be selling yourself short by not sending a cover letter with your resume or not sending a thank you letter after an interview. Many job seekers choose to take the advice that cover letters or thank you letters are not needed, well that’s the easy choice, but isn’t the best one. Learn about these important documents and review samples of each. Why cover letters are still needed with your resume. What should be included in your cover letter? How Bios can be a great tool in your job se…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, October 19
@ 12 noon
Preparing for Job Interviews: A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
The more you prepare the less intimidating they become Increase your chances of hearing the words “You’re Hired” by knowing how to prepare for an interview. Too many job seekers don’t place enough importance and time in preparing for an interview; a sure way to outshine the other candidates is by being more prepared than they are. Your attire and why it’s important. How body language & posture impacts an interview. Types of Interviews you can be faced with. The job application Do you…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomCollege & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers

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