Fall Events at The Harrison Public Library

The Harrison Public Library has many new Fall programs.

On Mondays in September at 11 am, the Zumba Gold Series will be online. Diane Sorg will be leading a new Zumba Gold series with the library. Zumba Gold is a gentler form of Zumba which is perfect for anyone looking for low-to-medium impact exercise. No experience required.

Register at https://www.harrisonpl.org/events/9497853


On Tuesday, September 13 at 11 am, an Origami Workshop will be held at the library. Join Japanese volunteers for a relaxing origami workshop. Origami is the art of folding paper that is widely popular with all age groups. Instructors will be on hand to help you create a beautiful, folded object, step by step. No experience required. Register at https://www.harrisonpl.org/events/9533790


The First Strikes in America will be discussed by Ronald Feingold, held on Tuesday, September 13 at 6:30 pm, online. Learn about the Luddites—the machine-breakers who rejected the regimentation of the factory system and the working conditions of the early industrial era. Presenter: Rick Feingold teaches American Business History at Bergen Community College and holds a degree in History from Rutgers University.  This program is offered in partnership with the Hendrick Hudson, Somers, Tuckahoe Public Libraries. Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rdO2gpj4uE9PTfIJddejcFz2RZ62z8ln-


On Thursday, September 15 and September 29 at 11 am, join Alina Aronsky for this new Pilates series being offered online on Zoom. 

The class will be meeting every other Thursday, starting on September 15 at 11 am.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link at https://harrisonpl.libcal.com/event/9407307


On Tuesday, September 20 at 7 pm, online, learn How to buy a car in the New Seller’s Market. Microchip shortage, low inventory, seller’s market, the era of dealer lots loaded with inventory is over announced Ford Motor Company. Savvy consumers can still get a good deal with the right preparation. Learn about hidden incentives such as factory-to-dealer rebates and holdbacks that enable dealers to sell their vehicles for less. Rick Feingold worked on the Jaguar Select Edition brand marketing team for nine years. He is a consumer advocate with more than 35 years’ experience presenting this seminar.


This program is being offered in collaboration with the Lewisboro, Pelham, and Somers Public Libraries. Register through the Town of Pelham Public Library at https://www.pelhamlibrary.org/programs/how-to-buy-a-car-in-the-new-sellers-market/


Can Sustainable Food Systems Save the Climate? A lecture on Wednesday, September 21 at 6:30 pm. This important talk is by Dr. Rivka Fidel from the University of Arizona.  Learn how to navigate the increasingly tricky waters of sustainable eating, and the science behind sustainable food system design. Dr. Rivka Fidel is an Associate Professor of Practice in the Department of Environmental Science at the University of Arizona. She received her Ph.D. in Soil Science from Iowa State University and her B.S. in Environmental Science from Union College in NY. Her research focuses on soil carbon and nitrogen cycling, soil chemistry, and using biochar for climate mitigation and contaminant removal. She also teaches soil and critical zone science classes and does research on teaching techniques relevant to those courses.

Register for this program at https://arizona.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUldeipqDwsGN0A3CuCQuy4W

dGbLHSXaa12. This programming is being offered in partnership with the following libraries: Croton Free Library, Dobbs Ferry Public Library, Hendrick Hudson Free Library, Lewisboro Library, Mamaroneck Public Library, Mount Kisco, Mount Pleasant Public Library, New Rochelle Public Library, Pound Ridge Library, Somers Library, Town of Pelham Public Library, Tuckahoe Public Library, and Yonkers Grinton I. Will Library.


Enjoy the healing power of Tibetan Sound Healing with instructor Roberta Brown Brugo on Tuesday, September 22 at 4 pm. Roberta Brown, RN, Integrative Medicine coordinator, will lead a class in meditation and with soothing vibrations of Tibetan and crystal singing bowls, which can help return the nervous system to balance and harmony. This program is offered in partnership with the Pelham and Tuckahoe Public Libraries. Register at https://www.harrisonpl.org/events/9411463


Enjoy a special live performance with Mariachi Sol Mixteco in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month on Monday, September 26 at 7 pm at the library. Register at https://www.harrisonpl.org/events/9457256


Frank Calderone will discuss how to play it smart through the inevitable ups and downs of the market on Wednesday, September 28 at 4 pm at the library. As Branch Manager/Financial Advisor with Calderone Financial Services Inc., offering securities through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., Frank Calderone has assisted individuals and businesses with their financial and retirement planning needs. For the past 25 years, he has given lectures on various financial topics.  Register at https://www.harrisonpl.org/events/9517233


On Wednesday, September 28 at 7 pm, take part in Virtual Adult Cardio Dance Classes. This new virtual Health and Wellness program is being offered as a four-part series. Enjoy dance, fitness and fun to energetic Bollywood and Bhangra music.  No experience required. The other sessions will be held virtually on Wednesday, October 12, Wednesday, November 2, and Wednesday, November 16. This program is being offered with the Pelham and Tuckahoe Public Libraries. Register at https://www.harrisonpl.org/events/9534310


For more information contact the Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Avenue, Harrison and call (914)-835-0324.