The Board of Trustees will meet Thursday, October 18th at 7:00 PM. This is the start of our 2019/2020 budget discussion so please join us!
The silent auction item for October is a set of three beautiful Hummel figurines. Bidding starts Tuesday, October 2nd at 12 PM and ends on Wednesday October 31st at 6 PM. Thank you Ed Dombroski for this generous donation!
Mah Jongg – Monday, October 1st at 6:30 PM and Monday, October 15th at 1 PM
Please join us as we explore the ancient Chinese tile game of winds, dragons, and number tiles. If you like card games, you’ll love Mah Jongg! All are welcome – no experience necessary.
French Conversation Group – Thursday, October 4th at 6:30 PM
Join in the conversation! Practice your French in a relaxed setting with the French Conversation Group. Whether you’re a first-timer or fluent, you’ll always find something to talk about.
Sunday Music Series: Barry King – Sunday, October 7th at 2 PM
Come hear Barry King sing some of his favorites! Barry is one of Jericho’s own local treasures. He grew up hanging around radio stations in the 60’s, and started playing guitar when he was 12, which he says “is a while ago now.” He has a particular love for Folk and Folk Rock; his musical influences range from the Beatles and the Hollies, to Crosby, Stills and Nash and the Eagles, to Amos Lee and Chris Stapleton. You never know what might pop up in the set list!
The Agora: A Discussion Group of the Great Ideas — Monday, October 8th at 6:30 PM
Participate in the ancient tradition of philosophy! The idea to be discussed this month is Freedom. Participants will share with the group their own selections, with the hope that the group can cover as many perspectives from as many eras and cultures as possible.
Book Talk: Dan Close, Song of Quebec – Wednesday, October 10th at 6:30 PM
Join Dan Close for a discussion of his novel Song of Quebec, set during the Quiet Revolution, a time of strife and social turmoil for Canada’s francophone province. This multi-media presentation will include a short reading from the novel, an exploration of its inspirations, some of the revolutionary chansons of the time (which the author notes he thankfully will not be singing), followed by a question and answer period. The book will be available for purchase after the event, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Deborah Rawson Memorial Library.
Deborah Rawson Book Lovers (DRBL) – Tuesday, October 9th at 7 PM
DRBL is an adult book discussion group that meets monthly at the library. This month’s selection is Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance. New members are always welcome to drop in on any meeting, which is always the second Tuesday of the month at 7 PM. For more information, contact [email protected].
Scrabble – Thursday, October 11th at 11 AM
Exercise your mind and improve your vocabulary (especially of two- and three-letter words). Join us, and bring a friend along too!
Legislative Update – Thursday, October 18th at 6:30 PM
George Till and Trevor Squirrel will be here to provide legislative information and answers to your questions. Please feel free to drop in and meet up with your representatives.
Mystery Book Group – Tuesday, October 23rd at 7 PM
Join us for a discussion of Marcia Muller’s Edwin of the Iron Shoes, the first book featuring Private Investigator Sharon McCone. Set in the world of San Francisco antiquities, Ms. McCone will have to ferret out the murderer of an elderly dealer killed by her own antique dagger.
For Children and Families
Harry Potter Party! – Monday, October 1st between 2:45 and 5 PM
Drop in anytime to make your own wand, sample a class at Hogwarts, test your knowledge with trivia, and win awesome prizes! (Recommended for ages 6+. Children younger than 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult. DRML will ONLY be open during this time for party attendees.)
Story Hour – Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 AM
October Dates: 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 31
Come in for stories, songs, projects, and a nutritious snack! In October, we will be exploring the theme: “Hello Fall!”
Story Hour with Beth and David London – Fridays at 10:30 AM – October Dates: 5, 12, 19
Beth and David London, formerly of Poker Hill School, will share songs and stories with young children and their families.
Magic: The Gathering – Wednesday, October 10th and 17th, 2:45-4:45 PM
Grab your best deck and sling some spells after school every other Wednesday. Bring along a trusted friend as you walk the planes of the Multiverse!
LEGO Construction Time – Thursday, October 18th, 2:45-4:30 PM
Join us after school and build whatever you can imagine! You’ll have the opportunity to create, construct, and share your works with other builders. (All ages welcome. Children younger than 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult.)
Babytime & Stay-and-Play – Monday, October 22 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
We will sing songs and bounce with baby for 15 minutes and then you are welcome to stay for informal play time, visiting with other parents and snacks! Siblings are welcome.
Movie and Popcorn Afternoon – Thursday, October 25th at 3:30 PM
Join us after school for a movie by the fireplace! We will provide popcorn and lemonade just after the movie starts. (Movie to be decided – check our website for updates!)
Teen Movie Night – Saturday, October 27th at 6:30 PM
Free pizza, a free movie, and a ton of fun! We will be showing Avengers: Infinity War. (Rated PG-13 with a runtime of 2 hours and 40 minutes.)
We are still accepting pizza coupons!
Thank you to everyone who had donated their pizza coupons! We hope to continue offering more teen movie nights throughout the year. There will be a bucket at the circulation desk to deposit donated pizza coupons. Thank you!
(Unless otherwise noted, all programs do not require registration and are free and open to all.)