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January Programs

Lose to Win

Tuesdays, January 6 - February 24, 11 am
Sponsored by the Rockland County Department of Health. Get tips on making healthy food choices, exercising correctly, and changing behavior, all leading to successful and safe weight loss. $10 fee due at IN-PERSON REGISTRATION. Call 786-3800 ext 18 or 19 for more information.

Winter Film Series: Love Cinematically

January 7: The Philadelphia Story (1940) starring Cary Grant & Katherine Hepburn 112 mins.
January 21: Meet John Doe (1941) starring Gary Cooper & Barbara Stanwyck 123 mins.
February 18: A Matter of Life & Death: Stairway to Heaven (1946) starring David Niven & Kim Hunter 104 mins.
March 11: An Affair to Remember (1957) starring Cary Grant & Deborah Kerr 115 mins.
Love, Cinematically is a look at some of Hollywood's most popular, if not always well-known movies that will help keep you warm this winter. Movies are shown Wednesdays, at 1 pm.

3-D Ritmo de Vida

Sunday, January 11, 2 pm
3-D Ritmo de Vida = Salsa Fusion! Nominated 2 Grammy Awards, these musicians take you from Havana to New Orleans with their Latin rhythms.

Estate Planning

Monday, Janaury 12, 7 pm
Presented by Main Street Asset Management. Learn about general estate planning and strategies, and determine whether you might benefit from working with a financial plannig professional.

Shira: Mediumship

Tuesday, January 13, 6:30 pm
Learn how Shira developed her psychic abilities, and get healing and closure with loved ones who have passed in your life. IN-PERSON REGISTRATION open now for Haverstraw Library cardholders and begins January 17 for all others.

AARP Defensive Driving

Wednesday, January 14, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
IN-PERSON REGISTRATION open now for Haverstraw Library cardholders and begins January 5 fore all others. Fee payable to AARp by check, due at registration. $20 for AARP members (write membership # on check) and $25 for non-members.

Understanding Terrorism

Wednesday, January 21, 10:30 am
Presented by Detective James Coll. This lecture focuses on terrorism's unique challenges to law enforcement, and recent events that have developed our understanding and misunderstanding of this threat.

Quartetto Ducati

Sunday, January 25, 2 pm
The GReat American Songbook performed by singer/guitarist Dave Anthony Setteducati and Quartetto Ducati features the wonderful music of Italy sung in the original Italian. Many of the songs featured have been hits on American radio - come and enjoy!

Meditation for a New Year

Monday, January 26, 7 pm
Dr. Frank Pawloski has been practicing meditation for 30 years. Join him in this helpful and stimulating workshop, learning effective techniques that can make finding inner peace a reality.

8 Ways to Prevent the Winter Blues (SAD)

Thursday, Janaury 29, 7 pm
Seasonal Affective Disorder is a feeling of depression and sadness during the winter months. Therapist Diane Lang discusses symptoms associated with SAD and either ways to help prevent the winter blues.

February Programs

To Etta James with Love, from Rhonda Denet

Sunday, February 1, 2 pm
Rhonda Denet & the Silver Fox Songs trio pay tribute to R&B matriarch Etta James. Enjoy this performance of her jazz, soul, and blues hits.

Lose to Win

Tuesdays, February 3 - 24, 11 am
Sponsored by the Rockland County Department of Health. Get tips on making healthy food choices, exercising correctly, and changing behavior, all leading to successful and safe weight loss. $10 fee due at IN-PERSON REGISTRATION. Call 786-3800 ext 18 or 19 for more information.

Winter Film Series: Love Cinematically

February 18: A Matter of Life & Death: Stairway to Heaven (1946) starring David Niven & Kim Hunter 104 mins.
March 11: An Affair to Remember (1957) starring Cary Grant & Deborah Kerr 115 mins.
Love, Cinematically is a look at some of Hollywood's most popular, if not always well-known movies that will help keep you warm this winter. Movies are shown Wednesdays, at 1 pm.

Breakneck Annie

Sunday, February 22, 2 pm
Breakneck Annie is a five-piece band performing "good-time music" - not quite bluegrass, not quite old-time, not quite folk, but always fun. Come and enjoy!

Non-Essential History

Monday, February 23, 7 pm
Why is New York called "the Big Apple"? Why is the South called "Dixie"? Why are jeans called "denim"? An irresistable presentation by Dr. James Kane on non-essential history.

6-Hour Defensive Driving

Wednesday & Thursday, February 25 & 26, 5:45 pm
Sponsored by Empire Safety Council. IN-PERSON REGISTRATION. $23 fee, payable by check to Ian Prastien, due at registration. Both sessions must be attended to receive credit and save on your insurance.

Ongoing Programs

Free Tax Help February 3 - April 14, 2014

Tuesdays, 3 pm - 7 pm
Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 am - 2 pm
It's tax time, and AARP Tax-Aide is here to help! This free tax preparation service is for taxpayers with middle to low income, with special attention given to those age 60 and older. You may find them downstairs in our Community Room at the Main Library.

Please bring with you: photo ID; notices, booklets and forms received from the IRS and NYS; social security cards for yourself and your dependents; W-2 forms; ALL 1099 forms; forms indicating federal income tax paid; dependent care provider information; ALL receipts or cancelled checks for income and property taxes paid, and for charitable contributions; proof of health insurance coverage; and copies of Federal and State returns filed last year. For further information call: 1-888-AARP-NOW.

Upcoming Programs

Captain Luis Carlos Montalvan & Tuesday - Author Talk and Book Signing

Monday, May 11, 6:30 pm (Re-scheduled from November 2014.)
US Army Captain Luis Carlos Montalvan is the author of the N.Y. Times best-selling and award-winning memoir “Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him.” After returning home from combat, highly decorated Captain Montalvan suffered crippling post-traumatic stress disorder. Tuesday, a service dog, found it difficult to connect with people. This book is about how they found and healed each other. Books will be available for sale.

Winter Film Series: Love Cinematically

March 11: An Affair to Remember (1957) starring Cary Grant & Deborah Kerr 115 mins.
Love, Cinematically is a look at some of Hollywood's most popular, if not always well-known movies that will help keep you warm this winter. Movies are shown Wednesdays, at 1 pm.

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Evening Book Club

Join our latest book club! The Evening Book Club is for those who lead a busy life and cannot come during the day.

We meet every month on the 4th Thursday at 7 pm. Walk-ins welcome!

Senior Book Club

Book

This small but active group meets on the 4th Thursday of each month at the Rosman Center in the afternoon.

Call Cathy at 786-3800 x22 for more details.

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