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05/13/2021
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
American Sign Language for Beginners

American Sign Language for Beginners

A live sign language instructor from Signing Basics will teach you how to sign basic phrases.  You will learn new vocabulary at each session to increase your signing skills.  Your virtual sign language course will include:

  • ASL Manual Alphabet
  • Greetings
  • Days of the Week
  • Foods and Snacks
  • ASL Negations and Affirmations
  • Basic ASL Sentence Structure – you will learn to bring together the signs you learned  during the class.

This course is taught in four 45-minute classes on Thursdays, May 6, 13, 20 & 27.  It includes class handouts and supporting videos of instructors signing the vocabulary you learn during class.  Homework will be given and is essential to your success in this class.  While the course is designed for adults, teenagers aged 15 and up may also sign up.

Class size is limited to 20 students.  Registration is required – register only if you can attend all 4 classes.  You can sign up by calling the library at 973-635-0603 or online right here.  Registered students will receive the Zoom link before the first class.

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05/14/2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Readers' Roundtable Virtual Book Group

Readers' Roundtable Virtual Book Group

Collaborate with librarian Mary Kennedy to share and get reading recommendations in an informal conversation about all things book-related.  Find out about our new books, what’s trending, and get a wide variety of reading suggestions.  We will meet virtually through Zoom on the second Friday of the month through May.

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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85221752965

Meeting ID: 852 2175 2965

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+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

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05/18/2021
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Michelangelo and Bernini: The Design and Decoration of the New St. Peter's Basilica, Part II

Michelangelo and Bernini: The Design and Decoration of the New St. Peter's Basilica, Part II

Margaret Kuntz, Professor of Art History and Chair of the Art History Department at Drew University, will present her second lecture of a series on the decoration of St. Peter’s Basilica.  Now at the final completion of construction, we will look at the first decorations for the interior and how they reflected the artistic goals of Pope Urban VII Barberini.  In addition, we will discover the role Gian Lorenzo Bernini played as lead architect and artistic director of the interior decorations, the tangible manifestation of Urban’s legacy.  Please join us for a virtual presentation on Tuesday, May 18 at 7 pm.  It is requested that you sign up online.  A Zoom link to join the lecture will be emailed to all attendees before the event takes place.

There will be a fee of $8 to attend.  If you are unable to pay the fee, please send an email to events@chathamlibrary.org and the fee will be waived.

To pay for the lecture, click here.  When you receive a confirmation of payment from PayPal, please forward it to events@chathamlibrary.org

 

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05/19/2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Book Talk on Mom Brain: Proven Strategies to Fight Anxiety, Guilt, and Overwhelming Emotions of Motherhood with Ilyse Dobrow DiMarco, Ph.D

Book Talk on Mom Brain: Proven Strategies to Fight Anxiety, Guilt, and Overwhelming Emotions of Motherhood with Ilyse Dobrow DiMarco, Ph.D

Chatham resident, Dr. Ilyse Dobrow DiMarco is a clinical psychologist and writer who specializes in helping mothers cope through the challenging days of parenthood, especially in times like these.  She will speak about her new book, Mom Brain: Proven Strategies to Fight the Anxiety, Guilt, and Overwhelming Emotions of Motherhood on Wednesday, May 19 at 7 pm.  Please join us for an enlightening virtual discussion with Dr. DiMarco.

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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87109947903

Meeting ID: 871 0994 7903

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+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

Meeting ID: 871 0994 7903

 

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05/20/2021
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
American Sign Language for Beginners

American Sign Language for Beginners

A live sign language instructor from Signing Basics will teach you how to sign basic phrases.  You will learn new vocabulary at each session to increase your signing skills.  Your virtual sign language course will include:

  • ASL Manual Alphabet
  • Greetings
  • Days of the Week
  • Foods and Snacks
  • ASL Negations and Affirmations
  • Basic ASL Sentence Structure – you will learn to bring together the signs you learned  during the class.

This course is taught in four 45-minute classes on Thursdays, May 6, 13, 20 & 27.  It includes class handouts and supporting videos of instructors signing the vocabulary you learn during class.  Homework will be given and is essential to your success in this class.  While the course is designed for adults, teenagers aged 15 and up may also sign up.

Class size is limited to 20 students.  Registration is required – register only if you can attend all 4 classes.  You can sign up by calling the library at 973-635-0603 or online right here.  Registered students will receive the Zoom link before the first class.

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05/26/2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Library Book Group--Leave the World Behind

Library Book Group--Leave the World Behind

Join librarian Mary Kennedy for a virtual meeting of the library’s book group on Wednesday, May 26 at 1 pm.  This month’s featured title is Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam.  Please call the library to reserve a copy of the book.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84890653134

Meeting ID: 848 9065 3134

Dial by your location

+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

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05/27/2021
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
American Sign Language for Beginners

American Sign Language for Beginners

A live sign language instructor from Signing Basics will teach you how to sign basic phrases.  You will learn new vocabulary at each session to increase your signing skills.  Your virtual sign language course will include:

  • ASL Manual Alphabet
  • Greetings
  • Days of the Week
  • Foods and Snacks
  • ASL Negations and Affirmations
  • Basic ASL Sentence Structure – you will learn to bring together the signs you learned  during the class.

This course is taught in four 45-minute classes on Thursdays, May 6, 13, 20 & 27.  It includes class handouts and supporting videos of instructors signing the vocabulary you learn during class.  Homework will be given and is essential to your success in this class.  While the course is designed for adults, teenagers aged 15 and up may also sign up.

Class size is limited to 20 students.  Registration is required – register only if you can attend all 4 classes.  You can sign up by calling the library at 973-635-0603 or online right here.  Registered students will receive the Zoom link before the first class.

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06/30/2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Library Book Group--Memoir of Your Choice

Join librarian Mary Kennedy for a virtual meeting of the library’s book group on Wednesday, June 30 at 1 pm.  Select any memoir you would like to discuss with the group.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84890653134

Meeting ID: 848 9065 3134

Dial by your location
+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

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