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Nyack Library Did You Know: Privatizing Schools & Piano Trios

This week, the Nyack Library features special presentations on schools and eagles, the movie “Sideways,” and piano solos and trios in the Carnegie-Farian Room.

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Here’s the week at a glance
at the Nyack Library.

Monday

  • Build with Legos, 4p
  • FREE Assistance with
    NYS Health Insurance Programs, 5p
  • ‘Poets Circle’, 7p

Tuesday

  • Cuentos, Canciones y Artesania, 1p
  • ‘Tuesday’s at Two’ Film: Sideways, 2p
  • Individual Career Counseling, 6:30p
  • The Book & Pub Club, 7p
  • Privatization and Public Schools, 7p

Wednesday

  • Mother Goose Time, 11a
  • Preschool Story Time, 2p
  • Wednesday Knitting and
    Crochet Group, 7p
  • The Return of the Eagles
    to Rockland County, 7p

Thursday

  • Preschool Block Play, 11:30a
  • Introduction to the Internet, 1:30p
  • Little Shanti Yoga, 1:30p

Friday

  • Toddler Time, 11a
  • Carnegie Concert Series:
    The Furuya Sisters, 7:30p

Saturday

Carnegie Concert Series:
Pianist Yoni Levyatov, 7:30p

 

Oil and Water: Privatization and Public Schools
Tues at 7p (Nov 18)

David Greene, author of “Doing the Right Thing: A Teacher Speaks,” leads a thought-provoking discussion about the role of private corporations and their philanthropic foundations in the public school system. True donations or opportunities to buy influence and profit?  Greene is a retired teacher, program consultant for WISE services, education advocate and author. Tuesday’s presentation is part of the Nyack Library’s “Food for Thought” series.

Register online at NyackLibrary.evanced.info or call 358-3700 ext. 214

 

The Return of the Eagles to Rockland County
Wed at 7p (11/19)

Wildlife Photographer Ray Wright draws on his  vast collection of wildlife photographs to showcase the eagles of the Hudson Valley. Wright will discuss how he captures such extraordinary scenes. Register online at NyackLibrary.evanced.info or call 358-3700 ext. 214

Carnegie Concert Series

Furuya Sisters 201411The Furuya Sisters
Fri at 7:30p (11/21)

The three acclaimed Furuya Sisters – all Julliard graduates – perform together in a piano trio at the Carnegie-Farian Room of the Nyack Library. Come listen to a relaxing, soothing, and joyful performances of beautiful classical music! The program will include piano trios by Mozart, Kreisler, and Mendelssohn. Special student discounts offered for this performance only!

Concert info & ticket purchase at CarnegieConcerts.org or call 914-200-3622.

Yoni Levyatov
Sat at 7:30p (11/22)

Pianist Yoni Levyatov performs encores that alternate between the humorous and the profound. Brilliant and expressive encores by Chopin, Tchaikovsky, and Rachmaninoff complement major works in Schumann’s Faschingsschwank aus Wien (Carnival Jest form Vienna), Beethoven’s charming Sonata in G major, and Liszt’s gypsy-inspired Hungarian Rhapsody No.10, which bookend this exquisite program.

Concert info & ticket purchase at CarnegieConcerts.org or call 914-200-3622.

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