Upcoming Events at the Library:
For more information on all our events go to our Events page.
For information on Children’s Programs, go to our Children’s Room Page or click on Current Newsletter.
YDF Mental Illness Film Series
Saturday, May 23 7:00 p.m.
After being shot down in Afghanistan and presumed dead, a soldier’s return home is fraught with emotional upheaval for his whole family when he returns with post-traumatic stress. 105 minutes, Rated R. This film will be introduced by Christine Rogerson of Sweetser who will also lead a discussion after the movie. Sponsored by the York Diversity Forum with participation by York Hospital.
“The Putin Mystique”
Tuesday, June 2, 10:30 a.m.
Mary Behnke will introduce “The Putin Mystique: Inside Russia’s Power Cult” by Anna Arutunyan. The author is a Russian national who has been a journalist both in Russia and in the United States. “The Times of London” calls “The Putin Mystique”, “Intriguing and insightful, one of the sharpest observers of the Kremlin leader and his court. ” Mark Galeotti, NYU Center for Global Affairs says, “A fascinating exegesis of power in Russia…as entertaining and readable as it is informative.” Come and hear about Russia’s 21st century Tsar.
Thursday, June 4, 7:00 p.m.
Author, Bette Freedson, will read from her new book “Soul Mothers’ Wisdom, Seven Insights for the Single Mother” a guide to comfort and support single mothers as they take on the challenge of parenting. Famed pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton calls Soul Mothers’ Wisdom a “fine book full of support for single parents who have to face the job of raising children alone”. Join Bette J. Freedson for a conversation about Soul Mothers’ Wisdom, parenting tips, and inspiring single mother stories. Signed copies will be available for purchase at the end of the program.
Community Resource Directory
A family guide to discover enrichment programs and child care opportunities in the greater York area.