What’s going on in Mamaroneck

Larchmont Public Library event

Director of the Center on National Security to appear at the library

Has government snooping gone too far? To help us think through this critical debate, Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School and a permanent member of the Council on Foreign Relations, speaks on Sunday, Oct. 27 at the Larchmont Public Library. She is the author of “The Least Worst Place: Guantanamo’s First 100 Days,” which was selected as one of the best books of 2009 by The Washington Post and slate.com.

The event, part of the Sunday series sponsored by Friends of the Larchmont Public Library, is at 4 p.m. at the Village Center, behind the library. It is free and open to the public. Refreshments begin at 3:30 pm.

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Ebook downloads from the library

On a rainy day, isn’t it nice to know that you can stay home and download a free e-book from the Mamaroneck Library? Go to our homepage, www.mamaronecklibrary.org and click on the “Download eBooks & eAudio” icon on the lower right side of the homepage. Please have your library card number on hand.

Clearance sale

Come check out the books and DVDs for sale on the lower level of the Mamaroneck Library.

All childrens books: $.50 each or 3 for $1

All paperback books: $.50 each

Hardcover books: $1 each or 3 for $2

Music CDs: $.25 each

Videos: $.75 each

DVDs: $1 each

Art Books: $5 each

Please pay at the check-out desk on first floor.

Clearance sale on the first day of every month: Everything 50 percent off. Nov. 1 and Dec. 2, until further notice.

To volunteer at the book sale, please contact John Hofstetter at 914-698-4789.

Mamaroneck Public Library

136 Prospect Ave.

914-698-1250

www.mamaronecklibrary.org

Center for Continuing Education’s fall programs approach

The Center for Continuing Education’s fall program begins the first week of October. Register forContinuing-Education classes now to avoid the disappointment of a class being filled or cancelled. The full catalog features a broad range of course offerings, including computer training, writing and literature, art, fitness, cooking, foreign languages, finance and much more. New trips are featured this fall include a visit to the Dia: Beacon Museum and lunch at the Culinary Institute on Dec. 6. For the first time, the center is offering online classes for those who prefer to learn at their convenience in their home or office. Partnering with ed2go, the industry leader in online learning for adults, you’ll take classes on your own computer, offering you a flexible and convenient way to learn. To register for all classes, visit www.LMCCE.org or call
914-698-9126 for more information.

Theater auditions

The Westchester Sandbox Theatre is holding auditions for its Young People’s Theatre production Sandbox-Theater1of “The One and Only Santa Claus. Open to performers in grades K through 8, this hilarious play sets the tale of Santa Claus against the backdrop of a modern-day reality TV show. Directed by Artistic Director Jason Summers, this show will be a great showcase for the young performer in your family this holiday season. Auditions will be held Sunday, Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Westchester Sandbox Theatre located at 931c E Boston Post Road in Mamaroneck. The show runs Dec. 19 to 22. A participation fee is required. All who audition will be cast in the show. For more information, call 914-630-0804 or visit our website at www.wstshows.com

Community conversation: What matters most in a Mamaroneck education?

Monday, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m. Hommocks Middle School Library, 130 Hommocks Road, Larchmont.

Have your say in the future of Mamaroneck Public schools. All Larchmont and Mamaroneck residents are invited to join an important community conversation on “What matters most in a Mamaroneck education.” We’ll examine and discuss: student engagement, school climate, learning experience, college and career readiness, and community engagement. This meeting will help guide the district’s thinking on resources, time and energy over the next several years.

Women’s club meeting

The evening section of the Woman’s Club of Mamaroneck will hold a Bunko Party on Friday, Nov. 8, 7 pm, at the club house, 504 Cortlandt Ave. in Mamaroneck. The admission is $12 per person, there will be many prizes. Reservations required ASAP. Please call Ann Worthey at
914-698-6049.

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