October Programs for Seniors Alan Schwarz, Author of “A.D.H.D. Nation” Words around the World Book Club – Fall 2016 The Scarsdale Cookbook Club Presents Victoria Moran, On Being Vegan in the Real World Cultivating Happiness Series with Life Coach Rona Florio Foreign Film – The Mermaid Not Your Kids Book Club for Adults – Autumn 2016 Coloring for Adults Baby Yoga for Pre-Walkers Self Publish with SELF-e The cloudLibrary Sidewalk Scribblers Time for Twos 4th Grade Book Club 3rd Grade Book Club Robert the Guitar Guy

October Programs for Seniors

Estate Planning/Elder Law 101 (Oct. 17th 7PM) Registration Required
Avoid the 10 Greatest Gaffes in Estate & Retirement Planning: A Primer (Oct. 24th 1PM) Registration Required
Legal & Financial Planning for the Newly Diagnosed Person with Dementia (Oct. 25th 7PM) Registration Required
Demystifying Health Care for Seniors (Oct. 29th 10AM-1PM) Registration Required
Vital Aging Resource Fair and Afternoon Film (Starting at 10AM) Learn More

Alan Schwarz, Author of “A.D.H.D. Nation”

Sunday, October 9th at 2:00 PM in the Scott Room

Join us for a Q&A and book signing with Pulitzer prize-nominated author Alan Schwarz. Wine & Cheese reception to follow.

Words around the World Book Club – Fall 2016


Click here to see the schedule and register.

The Scarsdale Cookbook Club Presents Victoria Moran, On Being Vegan in the Real World

Saturday, October 8th at 2 PM

Click here to register

Cultivating Happiness Series with Life Coach Rona Florio

Meets each Thursday in October at 1 PM
Week 1: The Science of Happiness (register)
Week 2: The Power of Thought (register)
Week 3: Conscious Thought (register)
Week 4: Tools for a Happier Life (register)
All classes are full. You can still sign up for the waiting list.

Foreign Film – The Mermaid

Wednesday, October 5th at 6:30 PM

Friday, October 7th at 1:30 PM

China - 2016 - 100 m - Comedy - Rated R - Mandarin

Not Your Kids Book Club for Adults – Autumn 2016

Wednesdays at 1 PM

October 5th: The Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt

November 9th: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

December 14th: The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

Coloring for Adults

Wednesday, September 14th, Monday, September 26th, and Monday, October 3rd at 6:30 PM
Friday, October 14th at 2:30 PM 

Join us for a relaxing hour of coloring and music. Registration is required online, by phone or in person.

Baby Yoga for Pre-Walkers

Enjoy a special time practicing yoga with your baby. This yoga class will integrate stretching, strength building and mindfulness meditation.

Mondays, October 17th, November 21st and December 12th at 9:30am

For babies who are not yet walking.

Registration is not required.

Self Publish with SELF-e

SELF-e is a collaboration between Library Journal and BiblioBoard that enables authors and libraries to work together to expose notable self-published ebooks to eager readers looking to discover something new. Simply submit your work and it will be published locally, or perhaps nationally. Call the reference desk for more information.

The cloudLibrary

Scarsdale patrons now have access to the cloudLibrary, an intuitive path to the e-books you want to read. Click here to get started.

Sidewalk Scribblers

Show off your artistic side as you color the library plaza with chalk! Tuesday, September 27th at 10:30am.  Ages 2 and up. Registration is not required.

Time for Twos

Mondays, September 12, 19 and 26 at 4:00pm.

Stories, songs, and fun for tots.

This is a ticketed program, limited to the first 20 children to arrive. Tickets can be picked up at the Children's Room desk.

4th Grade Book Club

Spiderwick Chronicles  by  Tony Diterlizzi.

Online registration is required and will begin on Monday, September 26th. 

Register here.

3rd Grade Book Club

Wednesday, October 26th at 4:15pm

Who was Harry Houdini? by Tui Sutherland

Online registration is required and begins on Monday, September 26th. 

 Click here to register.

Robert the Guitar Guy

Tuesday, September 20th  at 10:30 am.  

Registration is not required, although space is limited. Once the children's room is full to capacity, admission will close. 

Robert The Guitar Guy (Robert Markowitz) is a children's singer, guitarist, songwriter, educator, and recording artist. Robert’s repertoire includes over 75 children’s songs and he has recorded three CD’s.

3M Cloud Library is Now cloudLibrary

You’ll still have access to the same great eBook and eAudiobook service, but you’ll notice the app has a fresh new logo design. The updated icon design will be released this fall in a cloudLibrary update to your desktop application, smartphone or tablet app. You will experience no other major changes to the app apart from the icon logo update. If you have any questions about this change, please stop by our reference desk or call the library 914-722-1302.

Special Program with Geoffrey Zakarian and Marcy Blum

Join us for “An Evening of Holiday Entertaining” with chef and restaurateur Geoffrey Zakarian and event planner Marcy Blum on Wednesday, October 26th at 7:30pm.  Registration is required.  Learn more and register here.

Renovation and Expansion Project Binder

To learn more about the library renovation and expansion project, take a look at this resource prepared by Director Elizabeth Bermel and the Scarsdale Library Board.

Book Sale Information

The Friends of the Scarsdale Library Book Sale begins with a Members Preview on Friday, September 9th, and continues through September 18th. Click for more information.

What Scarsdale Is Reading

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The Cloud Library offers E-books for all ages, available for use with the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android products, Kindle Fire and Windows PCs. (Kindle users can use Overdrive) Download the app, sign in with your Scarsdale library card and find your book. Click here for more information.

CQ Researcher provides in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. The reports are written by journalists, footnoted and fact-checked. Home access limited to Scarsdale Cardholders.

OverDrive is your main resource for downloadable library ebooks and audiobooks. Log in with your Scarsdale Library Card and get access to additional content available only to our patrons. The collection includes over 11,000 eBooks and over 3000 audio books.

Mango is an online language learning platform and is free for all Scarsdale Library patrons. Lessons are available for over 40 different languages. ESL courses are also available. Get started now and learn a new language or prepare for a trip. Home access requires a Scarsdale Library card.

Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn software, technology, creative and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals through a video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.

Museums include the Intrepid, the Guggenheim, and the Frick, among others. Limited to Scarsdale cardholders. Click here to get started.

Brainfuse provides live homework help from expert tutors, as well as career assistance and adult education. Limited to Scarsdale cardholders.

Consumer Reports Online gives you access to all the ratings, reviews and articles of the magazine, plus frequent updates and a convenient Shop Online feature. Limited to Scarsdale cardholders.