UPCOMING ADULT EVENTS

Monthly Poetry Evening
Tuesday, July 23 at 7:00 p.m.
Please bring poems to share - either your own or favorite poems by someone else. The prompt for July is “hair”; the topic is open for interpretation. Readings from poetry books are welcome. Readings occur in round table format and are facilitated by Priscilla Cookson. Drop-ins welcome.

Aging in Place: Getting Older Just Got a Lot Easier
York Hospital Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, July 24 at Noon
The team from York-based, “Neighborhood Network” will present and discuss the services they provide for the greater York Community. Covered topics will include: Security and Safety, Choice, Independence, Volunteers, Fully Vetted Vendors & Discounts, Exclusive Social/Educational Events, Problem Solving, Peace of Mind, Convenience and Affordability. Neighborhood Network can help people live their lives at home, independently and with a sense of security by offering specific services. Seating is limited and complimentary lunch will be served. Guests are welcome and take their seats beginning at 11:45 a.m. Q & A will follow the lecture. To make your reservation, please call York Hospital's Friendraising Office at 207-351-2385 or email info@yorkhospital.com.

Meditation Meetup
Wednesday, July 24, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
In partnership with area practitioners, the library is pleased to offer a weekly meditation program. This session will be led by Avi Magidoff.  Avi belongs to the 43rd generation of the LinJi Meditation School, and has been a student of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh for more than two decades. He practices acupuncture in Portsmouth and teaches mindfulness, meditation and acupuncture in North America, Europe and Asia. Avi says: “In each session we practice sitting meditation as well as walking meditation for calming the mind as well as developing, concentrating and observing our habitual patterns so as to gain insight and free ourselves of those patterns." Dress comfortably and if you have your own cushion, please bring it with you. The library has a limited number of meditation cushions available on a first come, first serve basis. This program is free and open to all ages and abilities. No prior experience needed.

Touch A Truck
Library Parking Lot

Saturday, July 27, 10-Noon
Get up close or climb inside some BIG trucks! This program is free and open to truck lovers of all ages!! Please Note: There is no rain date for this event

Norman Ng, Magician
Family Fun Series
Wednesday, July 31, 10:00 a.m.
Nationally- known magician Norman Ng brings his high-energy, family friendly show for a rare public appearance in York. Prepare to be amazed! For all ages. The performance will be held at the York High School Auditorium. This program is made possible thanks to Kennebunk Savings Bank and is co-sponsored with York Schools.

Meditation Meetup
Wednesday, July 31, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
In partnership with area practitioners, the library is pleased to offer a weekly meditation program. This session will be led by Maia Rizzi. A Clinical Hypnotherapist, she will lead visualizations to create healing energy, thereby calming and focusing the subconscious mind to connect with the body. She has practiced this work for over twenty years in the United States, the Caribbean, and Asia..  Dress comfortably and if you have your own cushion, please bring it with you. The library has a limited number of meditation cushions available on a first come, first serve basis. This program is free and open to all ages and abilities. No prior experience needed.

“How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World”
Family Film
Saturday, August 3 at 6:30 p.m.
When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn't the only Night Fury, he must seek "The Hidden World", a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first. Rated PG for adventure action and some mild rude humor. 104 minutes.

Italian Conversation
Tuesday, Aug. 6 at  6:30 p.m.
Parliamo Italiano! Join us for casual conversation in Italian. Suitable for those with intermediate to advanced conversational skills in the Italian language.

 

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