The Library will be CLOSED Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving



NOVEMBER 27 | TEEN/TWEEN WORKSHOP

Earring Design with Joan Lloyd

Express your creative side with artist Joan Lloyd, as she teaches you how to design and bead your very own earrings in this two-hour workshop. Choose from a vast variety of colorful beads to make one-of-a-kind earrings for yourself or a special someone. You’ll also have an opportunity to donate an additional pair of earrings of your own design to a local women’s shelter. Registration required. Sign up in person or call (914-271-6612) during library hours. For tweens and teens.
Tuesday, November 27, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.


DECEMBER 1 | SILENT FILM

Comic Genius Buster Keaton and Pianist Jesse Beller

The gift of laughter launches the holiday season at the Croton Free Library. Join us for an evening starring comic genius Buster Keaton in his black-and-white, silent film “Sherlock, Jr.” (1924) and the side-splitting short “Scarecrow” (1920). Dazzling cinematic inventiveness meets gymnastic physical humor to create Keaton’s inimitable comedy. Pianist Jesse Beller provides live, original accompaniment – with extraordinary style and flair.
Saturday, December 1, 7:30 p.m.


DECEMBER 7 | FAMILY PROGRAM

Flip Flop Circus

Beloved circus artists Liz Bolick and Therese Schorn present a holiday-themed spectacle of puppetry and play at the Croton Free Library. The duo merges comedy with imagination in this innovative show – bringing slapstick, wild costumes, original puppets and zany antics to the stage. With classic vaudeville style and the worldwide language of clowns, Liz and Therese create hilarious family entertainment.
Friday, December 7, 7:30 p.m.


DECEMBER 8 | MUSIC

Klezmer!

Come revel in the joyous music of the Westchester Klezmer Program. This intergenerational group, which performs the style of Eastern European folk and dance music known as klezmer, is the largest program of its kind in the country. Under the lively direction of Kenny Green, the musicians offer a crowd-pleasing good time. This concert is for the whole family and a great way to set the mood for the holidays.
Saturday, December 8, 7:30 p.m.


Exhibitions

Listening to Jazz: The Journey

Solo Exhibition
Sheilah Rechtschaffer

Artist Sheilah Rechtschaffer is presenting a continuing body of work at the Croton Free Library. Her focus continues as a visual artist and how she has integrated that experience with listening at the same time to jazz music. The paintings can be accessed through the process of QR Codes on smart phones. The works in the exhibition were made over the past year in watercolor, ink and pencil employ a visual vocabulary of color, form, and gesture that emulates jazz improvisation. Full Press Release.

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 3, 2:30-4:00pm

Artist’s Talk: Saturday, December 1, 2:30-4:00pm

On Display November 1 - December 26