ARMONK, N.Y. - Fran Davies, program director for the North Castle Public Library, has announced special programs and events for January, 2012.
The month's activities start on January 3 with a meeting of the First Tuesdays Book Club at 7:30 p.m. The group will discuss South of Broad, a novel by Pat Conroy that takes place in Charleston, South Carolina.
On January 11 at 7:00 p.m. Neal Schwartz, president of the Armonk Chamber of Commerce will speak on How to Reduce the Cost of a Private College.
On January 15, an Introduction to Mah Jongg program starts that will be held every Sunday at 1:00 p.m. through March 11.
Friday Night Cinema, on January 20 at 7:00 p.m. presents Lust Caution , director Ang Lee's espionage thriller set in World War II era Shanghai.
On January 21, the library celebrates the Chinese New Year with two short videos on Chinese history and a brief overview of the key dynasties in China's 5,000 year history. The event takes place at 3:00 p.m.
Singer/songwriter Peter Calo will perform a NCPL Sunday Music Sessions concert on January 22 at 3:00 p.m. Calo has recorded with James Taylor, Hall and Oates, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson and is the music director for Carly Simon's latest release.
On Janurary 27 at 7:00 p.m. Pace University professor Valerie Franco will present a documentary and discussion of Andy Warhol & Pop Art.
On January 28, the Livable Communities Speakers Bureau presents Patricia Micek, an attorney, who will discuss How to Protect Assets for Your Family, which explains Medicaid issues and how to avoid losing your assets to a nursing home or home health care.
Sonia Mazza, from North White Plains, a second grade teacher in the Bronx who tutors at the North Castle Public Library, said, "I think it's nice they have the programs. I see ads all over the place for them and think they're very interesting."
All of the events at the North Castle Public Library are free and open to the public.
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