Past Programs
The 25th Amendment
with attorney John Feerick
November 11th, 2018
Join us for a conversation with John Feerick, one of the drafters of the 25th Amendment, which outlines the procedures for replacing the President or Vice President in the event of death, removal, resignation, or incapacitation.
Nassim Taleb
A Reading
October 28th, 2018
Essayist, scholar, statistician, former trader, and risk analyst Nassim Taleb will discuss his new book, Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life.
Note: This event will be held at the Larchmont Temple (corver of Larchmont Ave. and Willow)
Kathleen Hill
Winner of the 2017 Silver Nautilus Award
October 21st, 2018
A reading by Kathleen Hill from her highly regarded book, She Read to us in the Late Afternoons: A Life in Novels.
"In this multifaceted gem of a book, Kathleen Hill pays tribute to the masterworks of literature which have inspired her." Colm Tóibón, author
Carla Gamescia
June 10th, 2018
Carla Gambescia will do a reading from her new book, "La Dolce Vita University: An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A to Z."
An Afternoon of Jazz
May 20th, 2018
Join the Friends for an afternoon of jazz featuring saxophonist and composer Alex LoRe, and bassist, Martin Nevin. Alex LoRe frequently performs at some of New York's most revered jazz venues, including Smalls Jazz Club, Dizzy's Club at Lincoln Center, and the Iridium Jazz Club. Martin Nevin has been recognized by the Downbeat Student Music Awards, Stanford Jazz Workshop, and Disney Spotlight Awards. He frequently performs in New York City at the Jazz Gallery and 55 Bar, among others.
Navigating the Sexual Minefield on College Campuses
May 6th, 2018
Louise Cohen, Title IX Director at Brooklyn Law School responsible for investigating incidents of sexual assault, sexual and gender-based harassment, domestic and dating violence, stalking and discrimination, will lead the discussion.
Beam Me Up
April 29th, 2018
Beam Me Up: a multimedia program on the 50th anniversary of Star Trek with Clive Young
Spelling Bee
April 15th, 2018
The 6th Annual Larchmont Spelling Bee. Save the date!
March 25th, 2018
A production of Hamlet by M&M Performing Arts Co. and Red Monkey Theater Group
The Devil's Claw
March 4th, 2018
Local author Lara Dearman will read from her exhilarating debut novel "The Devil's Claw". A Guernsey-bred reporter who’s retreated to her birthplace from the criminal cobwebs of London finds the Channel Islands just as deep in malfeasance and a lot deeper in denial.
February 10-11, 2018
A weekend of miniature golf in the Library. A "hole" lot of fun!
Carlos Pavan
January 28, 2018
A concert by classical Argentine guitarist Carlos Pavan. New York-based composer/guitarist Carlos Pavan skillfully blends Argentine rhythms with classical and jazz musical concepts. He has performed in major venues such as Lincoln Center, New England Conservatory (Boston), New York City Center, and the New Jersey Tango Festival, to name but a few.
Cocktails Redux (again)
Author readings
December 10th
Steve Reddicliffe, New York Times columnist and author of The Essential New York Times Book of Cocktails, will be back with author Robert Simonson, who is just out with a new book, 3-Ingredient Cocktails: An Opinionated Guide to the Most Enduring Drinks in the Cocktail Canon.
A reading by author Syl Tang
November 12th
We may not often think of our clothes as having a function beyond covering our naked bodies and keeping us a little safer from the elements. But to discount the enormous influence of clothing on everything from economic cycles to the future of water scarcity is to ignore the greater meaning of the garments we put on our backs. Disrobed vividly considers the role that clothing plays in everything from natural disasters to climate change to terrorism to geopolitics to agribusiness.
The Westchester Review
October 29th
Join local authors as they read from their work published in the 2017 edition of The Westchester Review. The Westchester Review began with a conversation on a summer evening. "There are so many gifted writers here in the county," I said to my daughter. "Wouldn’t it be something if there were a journal for the many voices of Westchester? We looked at each other and said, "Why not?" —JoAnn Duncan Terdiman, Publisher
The Sunken Gold
Author Reading
October 15th
After explosions from German mines rattled the ship, its hull further battered by huge swells and driving rain, the HMS Laurentic and its haul — 44 tons of gold meant to finance the Great War — sank to the ocean oor. Author Joseph Williams tells the absorbing tale of how the treasure was retrieved.
Saving Radio City Music Hall: A Dancer’s True Story
Author Reading
October 8th
Rosemary Novellino-Mearns, Dance Captain of the legendary Radio City Music Hall Ballet Company during the 1970s, tells the amazing story of how she motivated a small group of dedicated colleagues, friends, media, and political allies to join forces, challenge the Rockefeller establishment and, against all odds, save the Art Deco masterpiece — one of New York City's iconic tourist attractions.
Marriage Is Murder
September 24th
M&M Performing Arts brings a murderously funny comedy by Nick Hall to the library. Ex-spouses Paul and Polly Butler write murder mysteries together. They act out the crimes in Paul’s apartment with poisoned chocolates, lethal martinis, alibis, fingerprints — even bodies! Through comic twists and turns, they learn that marriage, like murder, is in the details.
David Grann
Reading by New Yorker staff writer and best-selling author
June 4th
In this gripping true-crime narrative, journalist David Grann burnishes his reputation as a brilliant storyteller. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI is a story of greed, serial murder, and racial injustice that exposes an extremely disturbing episode of American history.
"Utterly original; completely compelling." -- New York Times
Michael Kimelman
May 7th
In November, 2009, Larchmont father and hedge fund manager Michael Kimelman was arrested for insider trading and sentenced to nearly 2 years behind bars at Lewisburg Penitentiary: "Stripped of family, friends, time, and humanity, if there’s ever a place to give one pause, it’s prison." Kimelman maintains that he was wrongly convicted.
The Rules Do Not Apply
Reading by Ariel Levy
April 9th
When New Yorker writer Ariel Levy left for a reporting trip to Mongolia in 2012, she was pregnant, married, financially secure, and successful on her own terms. A month later, none of that was true. Raised in Larchmont, Ariel has written a memoir of "uncompromising hon-esty, remarkable clarity, and surprising humor gathered from the wreckage of tragedy," says Lena Dunham. "Her account of life doing its darnedest to topple her, and her refusal to be knocked down, will leave you shaken and inspired. I am the better for having read this book."
The Spelling Bee
April 2nd
Our 5th annual Spelling Bee is going to be held at Larchmont Temple.

Larchmont Temple is located at the corner of Willow and Larchmont avenues.
A reading and discussion about Daily Fantasy Sports
March 26th
In his acclaimed new book, Dueling with Kings: High Stakes, Killer Sharks, and the Get-Rich Promise of Daily Fantasy Sports, veteran sportswriter Daniel Barbarisi takes us inside the world of Daily Fantasy Sports and captures its peculiar cast of characters -- from wide-eyed, newly minted millionaires, to sun-starved math geeks, to bros living an endless frat party of keggers and Playboy Bunnies. Does Dan outwit them all and strike it rich? Please join us to find out.
The Power of Language in Broadway's Hamilton
Ben Zimmer
January 29th
Wall St. Journal columnist, linguist, lexicographer and self-described 'word nut', Ben Zimmer, discusses the power of language in Broadway's Hamilton.
A Screening
December 18th
Fresh off the festival circuit, Larchmont is a comedy/drama about a recent college graduate who questions his medical school plans while his dad tries to hide his new unemployment. The movie was written, directed, and scored by Ben Zuckert and shot and edited by William Seife. Co-producers Ben and William grew up in Larchmont.
Jennifer Armstrong
Author Reading and Discussion
December 11th
Please join us for a reading by TV historian and entertainment journalist Jennifer Armstrong from her new book, Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything -- the story of how comedians Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld went out for coffee and dreamed up a show that 40 million Americans tuned in to watch every week.
Roger Lowenstein
Author Reading and Discussion
December 4th
Veteran journalist and acclaimed author Roger Lowenstein will read from his new book, America’s Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve. A tour de force of historical reportage, America’s Bank illuminates the tumultuous era and remarkable personalities that spurred the unlikely birth of America's modern central bank. "Should be required reading," says former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin.
Cocktails Redux!
Readings by Authors
November 20th
Steve Reddicliffe, New York Times columnist and author of The Essential New York Times Book of Cocktails, will be back with another panel of authors, including Robert Simonson, whose new book, A Proper Drink, traces the history of the craft cocktail resurgence, and Waldorf Astoria beverage manager Frank Caiafa, whose new book is called The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book. And yes, cocktails will be served!
October 16th
Join us for an afternoon of theater: the M&M production of the smash Broadway hit, Constellations, directed by Larry Schneider. This spellbinding, romantic journey begins with a simple encounter between a man and a woman. But what happens next defies the boundaries of the world we think we know—delving into the infinite possibilities of their relationship and raising questions about the difference between choice and destiny.
Andrew Hacker
Author Reading and Discussion
October 9th
Bestselling author and political scientist Andrew Hacker will read from his timely and provocative new book, The Math Myth and Other STEM Delusions, in which he argues that mastering the high school math sequence of algebra, geometry, and calculus sets up for failure millions of students whose talents might lie elsewhere: "Think of math as a huge boulder we make everyone pull...even if you are going to major in poetry, modern dance, or interior design."
Sally Weinraub
Author Reading and Discussion
September 25th
Meet 95-year-old dynamo Sally Weinraub—former appeals lawyer and current mystery writer—who will read from her just published quartet: In Six Weeks’ Time, Murder on the Intrepid, Death of a Goddess, and Murder at the Mikva. The novels revolve around British-born sleuth Emily Lewis, who, much like the author, devotes her life to helping the falsely accused.
Matthew Futterman
Author Reading and Discussion
September 18th
Wall St. Journal senior sports writer Matt Futterman will read from his book, Players: The Story of Sports and Money, and the Visionaries Who Fought to Create a Revolution - the astonishing untold story of the people who transformed sports from a job that required top athletes to work second jobs in the off-season into a massive global business that pays its top 50 performers more than $20 million a year.
The Watanabe Concert
Music Recital
January 31st, 2016
Our annual concert by Kensho Watanabe at the Garden Room of Larchmont Temple, corner of Willow and Larchmont Ave.
Jon Birger
Author Reading and Discussion
December 6th, 2015
A reading by Jon Birger from his new book, Date-onomics: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game.  Using a combination of demographics, game theory, and number crunching, financial and tech journalist Jon Birger explains America’s curiously lopsided dating and marriage market—and what every single, college-educated, heterosexual woman needs to know. Call it the man deficit!
A Cocktail of Authors
Author Reading and Discussion
November 22nd, 2015
New York Times editor and Larchmont resident Steve Reddicliffe, author of the newly published book, The Essential New York Times Book of Cocktails, will lead the panel. He will be joined by Robert Simonson, author of The Old-Fashioned, and Rosie Schaap, author of a memoir entitled Drinking With Men. Don’t miss this unusual opportunity to sample some great writing about mixed drinks, bar culture, and the food that goes best with your spirits!
Greg Steinmetz
Author Reading and Discussion
November 8th, 2015
Reading by Greg Steinmetz from his new book, The Richest Man Who Ever Lived: The Life and Times of Jacob Fugger. A Renaissance-era financier, Jacob Fugger played a role in creating the Hapsburg Empire, in crowning two Hapsburgs as Holy Roman Emperors and, inadvertently, in starting the Protestant Reformation.
Sight Unseen
October 11th, 2015
M&M production of Sight Unseen by Donald Margulies, acclaimed author of Time Stands Still, Dinner with Friends, and more. The play explores issues of identity, home, and the place of art in our society.
The Westchester Review
September 27th, 2015
Readings by local authors from the 2015 edition of The Westchester Review.
Ben Yagoda
Author Reading and Discussion
September 20th, 2015
Reading by Ben Yagoda from his new book: The B Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song Book. Yagoda freelances for The New Yorker and the New York Times and teaches English at the University of Delaware.
Jacob Appel
Author Reading and Discussion
June 7
This program will begin at 3pm. Refreshments at 2:30pm.

Award-winning author, historian, bioethicist, lawyer, social critic and emergency-room doctor at Mt. Sinai Hospital, Jacob Appel will read from his new book of short stories, Scouting for the Reaper, due out in February. Appel holds nine graduate degrees.

Meryl Comer
Author Reading and Discussion about Alzheimer's
May 3rd
A reading by Emmy-award winning reporter Meryl Comer from her book, Slow Dancing with a Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer's — a profoundly personal, unflinching account of her husband's 20-year battle with the disease.

The Bee is Back!

The 3rd Annual Larchmont Spelling Bee
For Adults and Teens
Sunday, April 19th; 4:00pm-6:00pm
Larchmont Temple Social Hall
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A reading by Michael Roth
Author Reading and Discussion
April 12th
This program will begin at 3pm. Refreshments at 2:30pm.
A reading by Michael Roth, President of Wesleyan University, from his new book, Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters.
Weekends of February 28th and March 7th
This visually interactive 300-sq.-ft display, filled with whimsical scenes bursting with puns hidden surprises, is sure to entertain kids (and adults) of all ages.
Watanabe concert at Larchmont Temple
February 8th
The violin concert will be held at 4 pm in the Social Hall at Larchmont Temple, corner of Willow and Larchmont avenues. We expect a huge crowd as always for this annual event, so come early to grab a seat. Refreshments at 3:30.
Voting Rights with Keesha Gaskins
January 11th
Ferguson, Staten Island, and Voting Rights: Where are the Links?
Keesha Gaskins is the Director for the Democratic Practice - United States Program at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. A long-time organizer, lobbyist, and trial attorney, Ms. Gaskins was Senior Counsel with the Brennan Center for Justice, serving as the Direc-tor of the Redistricting and Representation program. Her portfolio included redistricting reform, voting rights, and elections, with a focus on voter suppression issues. She is a frequent television commentator on voting rights and redistricting reform and has appeared on PBS’s NewsHour, MSNBC, and Bill Moyers.
Rock and roll photography
Presentation and Discussion
Sunday, December 7, at 4 pm
Slide show and presentation by photographer Tapani Talo, whose exhibition will open the day before at Larchmont Public Library! Talo's show will feature never-before-seen photography of rock and roll bands of the 60s and 70s, including the Rolling Stones, Traffic, and many others.
New American Puppetry
Puppetry and Discussion
Sunday, November 16th, at 4 pm
New American Puppetry: Possibility in Action. Award-winning puppet designer, performer, builder and director Emily DeCola will bring puppets, show slides on how and where she has worked, and talk about how the use of puppetry has exploded into mainstream theater. Theatrical credits include Hamlet (Public Theater, Shakespeare in the Park), Peter & Wendy and A Prelude to Death in Venice (Mabou Mines), and HATS! (Royal George Theater).
American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood
Author Reading and Discussion
Sunday, October 19th, at 4 pm
Reading by award-winning author Paul Greenberg from his new book, 'American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood'. In American Catch, award-winning author Paul Greenberg takes the same skills that won him acclaim in Four Fish to uncover the tragic unraveling of the nation’s seafood supply—telling the surprising story of why Americans stopped eating from their own waters.
The Frick Collection: Past, Present and Future
Sunday, October 5th, at 4 pm
The Frick Collection: Past, Present and Future. Frick Director and Larchmont resident Ian Wardropper will talk about the collection, the history of the Frick, and plans for a six-story addition to the mansion.
A Touch of Sinatra
Music Performance
Sunday, September 21st , at 4 pm
A Touch of Sinatra: The Life and Music of Frank Sinatra, with Sinatra singer Donnie Farraro and narrated by Joe Gilligan.
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
Author Reading and Discussion
Saturday, May 3rd, at 4 pm
A reading by New Yorker staff writer Elizabeth Kolbert from The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, a major new book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes.
2nd Annual Larchmont Spelling Bee
for Adults and Teens!
Sunday, April 6th, at 4:00 pm
Social Hall, Larchmont Temple, 25 Larchmont Avenue

We created a huge buzz with last year’s Bee and there’s sure to be swarms of excitement this year! So start building your teams, fill in your Enrollment Form, then dust off your dictionaries! Download all the rules, fees and forms.

It’s going to be a fun and exciting event; so Bee there!

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2nd Annual BrickFest!
March 29th and 30th and April 5th and 6th
This visually interactive 300-sq.-ft display, filled with whimsical scenes bursting with puns hidden surprises, is sure to entertain kids (and adults) of all ages.

Tickets are on sale now at Click the button to visit the ticketing site.

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The Watanabe Concert.
Sunday, February 9th at 4 pm
Larchmont will come alive with the sound of music on Sunday, February 9th, when distinguished violinist Kensho Watanabe returns as a guest of the Friends. The concert will begin at 4:00 pm in the Social Hall at Larchmont Temple on 75 Larchmont Ave., corner of Willow. The Watanabe brothers have been playing to a packed house for the past decade in Larchmont, so come early to grab a seat and some refreshments!
The Westchester Review 2014
Author Readings
Sunday, January 26th at 4pm
Readings by local authors from the new edition of The Westchester Review, which features poetry and prose by emerging and established writers who live or work in Westchester.
Gasland Part II
Film and Discusson
December 8th
At 2 pm (please note the time change) the Friends of the Library and the Village of Larchmont Committee on the Environment will join forces to screen Gasland Part II, the must-see sequel to Josh Fox’s Oscar-nominated first documentary on fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural oil and gas. At 4 pm, following the screening, environmental educator Paul Gallay, president of Riverkeeper, will lead a discussion on this pressing topic.
Marty Appel
November 10th
Join us for a lively conversation with sports publicist and former football and baseball television producer Marty Appel. Author of 16 books, including Pinstripe Empire: The New York Yankees from before the Babe to after the Boss, Appel has the inside playbook on everyone from, well, the Babe to the Boss--and more. Come hear the story behind the story from one of baseball’s great chroniclers.
Karen Greenberg
October 27th
Has government snooping gone too far? In the opinion of President Obama, “You can’t have 100 percent security and also then have 100 percent privacy and zero inconvenience. We’re going to have to make some choices as a society.” To help us think through this critical debate is Karen Greenberg, Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School and a permanent member of the Council on Foreign Relations. 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
Clive Young
October 13th
Film critic and historian Clive Young presents Yikes! The History of Movie Stunts, tracing the action-packed evolution of jaw-dropping stunt work in movies. From car chases, explosions and leaping off bridges, to sword fights, motorboat jumps and hanging from helicopters. This is a fun, visual program that mixes some of the most exciting moments in cinema history with an educational primer on movie stunts.
Donald Margulies
September 29th
From Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies, Time Stands Still--presented by M&M Productions and directed by Larry Schneider. Just back from Iraq and settled in their Brooklyn loft, a photojournalist and a reporter struggle to navigate the minefield of their relationship. Time Stands Still is essentially a love story about the ethical choices and compromises we all make in life. And it is signature Margulies in its portrayal of smart, complicated characters. Contains adult themes and language.
Carol Loomis
Author Reading and Discussion
June 2nd
Carol Loomis has done us all a big favor in pulling together this collection and writing quite thoughtful introductions to the major pieces. Examining the arc of Warren’s business life in his own words and those of other gifted observers (preeminently, Carol Loomis, herself) is an extremely worthwhile use of time - to get into the mind of this remarkable business leader and philanthropist. I hope many people, even those who think they know Warren well, will read it cover to cover. I know I will. --Bill Gates

4 pm at Larchmont Temple Garden Room (75 Larchmont Ave.)
Dava Sobel
Author Reading and Discussion
May 19th
In her elegant, compelling style, Dava Sobel chronicles, as nobody has, the conflicting personalities and extraordinary discoveries that shaped the Copernican Revolution. As she achieved with her bestsellers Longitude and Galileo's Daughter, Sobel expands the bounds of narration, giving us an unforgettable portrait of scientific achievement and of the ever-present tensions between science and faith. --Book Browse

4 pm at Larchmont Village Center (behind the library)
The Westchester Review
May 5th
The Westchester Review: readings by local authors from the new edition of the journal, a collection of poetry and prose by established and emerging writers who live or work n Westchester County
Performance and book signing
April 28th
A performance and book signing: University of Albany associate prof. Bob Gluck, author of "You'll Know When You Get There: Herbie Hancock and the Mwandishi Band," will perform with his quartet and sign the book.

The quartet is Bob Gluck (piano and electronics), Eddie Allen (trumpet), Christopher Dean Sullivan (bass), and Tani Tabbal (drums).

For more details on the band see
Katrina Kenison
Author Reading and Discussion
April 21st
Author Katrina Kenison will read from her new book:
Magical Journey – An Apprenticeship in Contentment, described by People magazine as "a memoir we can't put down." Kenison is the former editor of The Best American Short Stories.
Coffee and Conversation
April 8th
Celebrate National Poetry Month with us by joining in this four-week series of programs celebrating poetry and poets. Each program will feature a Westchester County Poet.
Spelling Bee
April 7th
Our first annual Larchmont Spelling Bee, Sunday, April 7th, 3:30pm to 6pm at the Social Hall at Larchmont Temple, corner of Willow and Larchmont Avenues.
Sara Mansfield Taber
Author Reading and Discussion
March 10th
A reading by Sara Mansfield Taber, author of "Born Under an Assumed Name," about growing up as the daughter of a covert spy. Village Center at 4 pm
Lego Fest
February 8, 9, 10 and 16
Come explore a world created out of Legos®! Built by professional LEGO® artists, this visually interactive 300 square foot display is sure to entertain kids of all ages! The display is filled with whimsical scenes bursting with puns and hidden surprises!
Kensho Watanabe
February 10
Our annual concert by Kensho Watanabe at the Garden Room of Larchmont Temple, corner of Willow and Larchmont Ave.
Round and Round Together
Author Reading and Discussion
January 27 at 4 pm
Local author Amy Nathan will do a slide presentation on her book "Round & Round," the story of the fight to integrate a Baltimore amusement park in the 1960s. The historic carousel is now on the National Mall in D.C. A timely program for the 50th anniversary of "I Have a Dream" speech.
Love, Loss and What I Wore
December 9 at 4 pm
M&M Productions presents Love, Loss and What I Wore, a hugely entertaining play by the late Nora Ephron and her sister, Delia. In a series of highly personalized essays, the actors focus on the nostalgic power of certain articles of clothing. Witty, smart, and honest, the musings tell stories of loved ones through the prism of their closets, showcasing the Ephron sisters at their best.
Antifragile: Things that Gain From Disorder
Author Reading and Discussion
December 2 at 4 pm
Nassim Taleb, bestselling author of The Black Swan, will read from his new book Antifragile: Things that Gain From Disorder -- a blueprint for how to thrive in a world we don't understand and can't possibly predict. Erudite and witty, Larchmont's local philosopher stands uncertainty on its head. Why is the city-state better than the nation-state, why is debt bad for you, and why is what's both modern and complicated bound to fail? The book touches on everything from health, biology, and medicine to life decisions, war, and personal finance. His muses range from the street wisdom of Fat Tony of Brooklyn to the great Roman, Greek, Semitic, and medieval thinkers. Says Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman of Antifragile: "It changed my view of how the world works."
When We Were Free to Be
Author Reading and Discussion
November 18 at 4 pm
Please join us for a presentation and reading by cultural historian Lori Rotskoff, co-editor of "When We Were Free to Be: Looking Back at a Children's Classic and the Difference it Made," a collection of 32 essays on the creation and legacy of this groundbreaking book, album, and television special from 1972 that inspired girls and boys to challenge stereotypes, value cooperation, and respect diversity. Among the activists and scholars represented in the book are Alan Alda, Gloria Steinem, and Marlo Thomas.
Author Reading and Discussion
October 28 at 4 pm
Andrew Gelman, professor of political science and statistics at Columbia University and contributor to the New York Times "FiveThirtyEight" political blog, and David Park, co-author with Gelman of Red State, Blue State, Rich State, Poor State: Why Americans Vote the Way They Do, will preview what we're likely to see in November. Bring your questions!
Scarecrow Festival
All Ages Event
October 20th through the 24th
Come join the fun! Get into the fall spirit and create a scarecrow! All you need is the clothing and your imagination All scarecrows will be displayed on the Larchmont Public Library's lawn the weekend of the Ragamuffin Parade.
One Last Thing Before I Go
Author Reading and Discussion
Oct 14th at 4 pm
Local author Jonathan Tropper will read from his new book, One Last Thing Before I Go. An astute chronicler of midlife masculine angst, Tropper's latest is about a washed-up rock star turned wedding entertainer. His ex-wife is getting remarried, his teenage daughter announces she's pregnant, and he refuses to undergo a life-saving operation. So what's there to laugh-or-cry- about? Plenty! Vintage Tropper.
Drinking Diaries
Author Reading and Discussion
September 30th at 4 pm
Please join us as Leah Epstein and Caren Gerszberg, editors of Drinking Diaries: Women Serve Their Stories Straight Up, read a variety of excerpts from their book, which provides enlightening insights into the role of alcohol in the lives of women. The book features many prominent women, including: Jacquelyn Mitchard Daphne Merkin Kathryn Harrison and Ann Hood
Dan Gets a Minivan
Author Reading and Discussion
June 3rd at 4 pm
Dan Zevin, master of "Seinfeld-ian nothingness" (Time) will read from his new book, a coming-of-middle-age tale about a man's inevitable transition into mid-life and fatherhood.
Better by Mistake
Author Reading and Discussion
May 6th at 4 pm
Alina Tugend reads from her new book "Better by Mistake" Tugend examines the delicate tension between what we're told - that we must make mistakes in order to learn - and the reality that most of us dread and avoid mistakes. Drawing on fascinating in-depth research and behavioral studies, Alina's book includes what the medical and aviation fields have taught us about the best ways to respond to errors, how and why men and women react differently to mistakes and how other cultures approach the concept of mistakes. Alina shows us that mistakes are everywhere and when we admit to them, identify them correctly and learn from them, we can improve not only ourselves, but our families, our work and the world around us.
The Surgeon and the Saint
April 1st at 4 pm
The Surgeon and the Saint, the story of Larchmont's Lou Del Guercio, -- "a cigar-smoking, Maserati-driving, 71-year-old surgeon" The Surgeon and the Saint is about a 70-year-old surgeon from New York named Dr. Louis R. M. Del Guercio, who despite never having hiked with a pack on his back, decides to walk 500 miles across Spain on the ancient Christian pilgrimage, El Camino de Santiago (The Way of St. James).
The Science of Yoga: The Myths and Rewards
Author Reading and Discussion
March 25th at 4pm
In this remarkable Book about Yoga, William Broad, a lifelong practitioner, shows us that uncommon states are integral to a hidden world of risk and reward that lies beneath clouds of myth, superstition, and hype. Five years in the making, The Science of Yoga draws on more than a century of painstaking research to present the first impartial evaluation of a practice thousands of years old. It celebrates what's real and shows what's illusory, describes what's uplifting and beneficial and what's flaky and dangerous - and why. Broad illuminates how yoga can lift moods and inspire creativity. He exposes moves that can cripple and kill. As science often does, this groundbreaking book also reveals mysteries.
March 11th at 2pm
A Film by Josh Fox. The program includes a post-film conversation with Paul Gallay, President, Riverkeeper.
March 4th at 2pm
Fresh, a documentary by Ana Joanes about sustainable farming featuring Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma
Author Reading and Discussion
February 12th, 4pm
A courageous and finely crafted portrait of a woman struggling with family and faith.
Almost, Maine
Sunday Febrary 26th, 4pm
M&M Productions presents John Cariani's Almost, Maine, a whimsical crowd pleaser about falling in and out of love in this remote, mythical town.
Violin Recital
Music Recital
Sunday, January 22nd, 4pm
Kensho and Kisho Watanabe violin recital. The program includes Brahms Sonata No.3 in D minor, Schumann's Fantasiestucke, and selections from Kreisler and Sarasate. Nelson Padgett, Piano
Occupy Wall Street
January 15th, 4pm
Occupy Wall St. organizer and activist Ben Case discusses the past, present, and future concerns of the 99% and his experiences in Zuccotti Park.