Upcoming April Programs

april programs

Concert: Bach to Stravinsky
Sunday, April 2 at 2PM
Akiko Kobayashi has played her violin with numerous orchestras and symphonies nationally and internationally. Accompanied by piano, she will perform classical works by Bach, Stravinsky and more.  Call 634-4997, ext. 139 to register.


Lost Sinatra: Rare Recordings Revived
Tuesday, April 4 at 7PM
Listen to and discuss a treasure trove of excellent – but not well known – recordings. Gain new insights into the vocal artistry of this entertainment icon.

 

What's Up with the Bees?
Wednesday, April 5 at 7PM

Is it true that the bees are in peril? What is the problem and what can be done to help them? What does it take to become a beekeeper? Discover the amazing aspects of life in the honeybee colony with Bill Day, principal beekeeper at the Pfeiffer Center in Chestnut Ridge. Discuss what we humans can do to make life better for this essential insect.


Gilbert and Sullivan: Patience
Sunday, April 9 at 2PM
The Ridgewood Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company performs music from the Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera Patience.  Call 634-4997, ext. 139 to register.

Our App Gets an Upgrade!

The 'RCLS Mobile' App is available for all smartphones allowing you to search our catalog for books, dvds, cds, games, and more.  The recent upgrade includes a new "Barcode Wallet" feature where library card numbers can be entered to create a scannable barcode.

If you don't already have the app, you can find it under RCLS in your app store or scan this QR code:


Tax Aides Cancelled for Tuesday, March 14

Due to the predicted inclement weather, the AARP Tax Aides have cancelled their Tuesday, March 14 session.   The remaining dates at our library are: 

Tuesdays:  3/21, 3/28, 4/4 & 4/11
Saturdays:  4/1, 4/8 & 4/15

For dates at other locations, please click here.

Pick the Oscar Winners Contest

Thank you to all our patrons who entered our "Pick the Oscar Winners" contest.  We had 94 entries and only ONE patron who picked all five categories correctly.  The vast majority of entries picked "La La Land" as picture of the year - and we all know what happened with that!

Again, thank  you for taking part in our contest.

Remembering Mary Marshall

We remember Mary Marshall who passed away in January at the age of 98.   She sat down with Robin Wren for an interview back in 2015.  In these two clips she talks about growing up on Old Mill Road and war-time Rockland County.  Read Mary's obituary here.

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2nd Annual Baking Contest Winners!

Congratulations to our fabulous winners!  Barbara Schauer (center) came in first place with her crumb cheese cake.  Click here for her recipe!  In second was Laura Stalter (left) with her turtle cheesecake, and our third place contestant, Rosemarie Russo, wowed judges with her chocolate chip cookies.

In Defiance book talk rescheduled for Feb. 28th

Our book talk scheduled for this evening In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery in New York’s Hudson River Valley, 1735 – 1831 is being rescheduled.  We will instead show the film Family Name which had been scheduled for February 28th.  Susan Stessin-Cohn will now speak on February 28th at 7PM.

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New City/West Nyack Budget Vote Results

We're pleased to announce the official results of the combined vote on the budgets of New City and West Nyack Libraries.  There were 376 yeas to 88 nays.  Thank you to all who came out to vote!

Trustee Election

The results of the trustee election for 2016 are as follows:

David Zuckerberg - 164 votes

Ralph Sabatini - 154 votes

Jeffrey Sasson - 150 votes

Fred Sandner - 107 votes

Congratulations to the incumbent trustees and thank you to all candidates.

Nooks Reloaded

Our Nooks have been reloaded!  Check out a Nook if you're on the waiting list for a hot new book, if you're open to discovering new titles, or if you're interested in trying the e-reading experience.  New City Library's Adult eReaders are loaded with bestselling fiction and non-fiction titles and literary classics.

Nooks can be checked out for 14 days with two renewals.  Click Read more for the latest titles.

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