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Board of Trustees

Jocko McKean - President

John Roach - Vice President

Deirdre Coughlin - Secretary     

 Dear Friend of the Keeler Library:

In North Salem, the Ruth Keeler Memorial Library is truly a community center – a place where residents gather to learn, exchange ideas, build friendships and participate in small town life. I am writing to ask you to support the good work of the Library and the important role it has in connecting our community.

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Upcoming Events

Mah Jong comes to the Library!

Local residents, Linda Springer and Michelle LaMothe, have generously offered to lead/teach Mah Jong.

Tuesdays at 1:00

Led by Linda Springer

Fridays at 3:00

Led by Michelle La Mothe on:

March 20, 27
April 24
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

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 Mah Jong Set

Author Talk: Marilyn Johnson
Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble

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 Marilyn Johnson
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Aging Wisely
A new program jointly offered by the Keeler Library, St. James Church
and the North Salem Recreation Department Senior Citizen's Club

This community based program focuses on multiple aspects of retirement, aging and planning for the future. It is free, open to all and requires no registration. Come with your questions and concerns.

The speakers and leaders of the discussions are experts from law firms that work with Westchester County on Senior Law Day and representatives from Volunteer NY, Hospice, Aging in Place, and elsewhere.

 estate planning

There are Four Parts to this Program on Thursdays in March and April
March 12th from 6:00 - 7:30 at the library

Estate planning, wills, trusts, probates, and other essentials

March 19th from 4:00 - 6:30 at St. James Church in their Village Hall

Passion, Purpose, and Meaning

March 26th from 6:00 - 7:30 at the library

Planning with and without long term care insurance and more

April 2nd from 4:00 - 6:30 at St. James Church in their Village Hall

Responsibilities and Opportunities

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Poster Contest 

Artists Wanted2

2014 Fair Poster

Please enter the 2015 Ruth Keeler Memorial Library Fair Poster Contest! This year's theme is "Made in North Salem." There are three age groups to enter: 12 and under, 13-18 years olf and adults. The winning artist (taken from any age group) will receive $100. Prizes will be awarded to the winner of each age group . All entries will be displayed at the library.

All entries must be at the Ruth Keeler Memorial Library by Saturday, March 28th at 5:00 pm and the winner annouced at the Annual meeting on March 8, 2015. Additional information can be found on the flyer and submission forms.

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Balanced Rock: The North Salem Review of Art, Photography, and Literature FOR SALE NOW!
Balance Rock The North Salem Review
Copies Being Sold at Library - $20

This issue is especially beautiful and we are very proud of it. We know of no other library except for one in California that publishes its own literary and artistic journal.

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New Free Resources

Flipster - This resource contains digital editions of popular magazines for viewing.

Novelist - The premiere database of reading recommendations, a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

University of Fashion - Explore this website and learn about how to design and make clothes. 

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Inventor's Club with Eileen Diehl
Saturday mornings from 10:00-11:30; kids grades 2-5

March 14, 21, 28, April 11

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NOTE: This program is currently full and any applications will be put on the waiting list.

Learn about the design process, solve problems creatively, and see what inventing is all about! Read more...

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