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August 13, 2015
10:30 amto12:00 pm

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Students.. Children.. Teens.. Age 10 and up …. Please come into the library and sign up for a Zentangle Class on Aug 13th from 10:30-noon.
We are very lucky. I have found a certified Zentangle teacher -Lisa Lehman

Brought to you by the Stewarts Matching Grant Holiday Program

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Mark your Calendars

Our next talk Me and that Asperger Kid is Aug 4th not Aug 11th.  Please come!

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Mark your Calendars!!

August 4, 2015
7:00 pmto8:30 pm

Mystery Author Book Talk (Lecture)  

 
Although the author of the book, Me and that Asperger Kid reveals herself only as A. Teacher, what she reveals about Autism and her slant on the positive aspect of the ASD syndrome is indeed insightful and not to be missed.  For hers is a true story of monumental clashes of wills and frustrating experiences. Through entertaining and sometimes hilarious stories, it reveals how shared respect, a sense of humor, and stamina are required by both student and teacher in learning “what works.”
From the moment this little “imp” arrives at her classroom door, this teacher is smitten with his intellect and potential. She is determined to find strategies and create situations that encourage him not only to excel academically but also to participate in the “social world” of an American elementary-school classroom. 
 
It documents how, even in an environment of experimentation, with affection and encouragement, trust develops. In the process, the stress, pressures, and fears that confront this child are exposed. The unorthodox methods, the unique mix of material and opportunities, and some downright sneaky tactics that the teacher employs, are also revealed.    
 
Each year an increasing number of children are diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum of Disorders. These children, their parents and teachers must face the challenges this presents with creative perseverance, while learning from each other and eventually becoming each other’s teacher.

Program is free and open to the public. Funded by Warren County and the Town of Lake Luzerne.

 

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Change and Continuity in the Country Newspaper

July 22, 2015
7:00 pmto8:30 pm

Change and Continuity in the Country Newspaper: Sixty Years in the Adirondacks

Wednesday evening at 7:00 Tony Hall, the editor and publisher of the Lake George Mirror, will talk about how his father, Rob Hall, moved to the Adirondacks in the 1950s to publish small town weeklies.  Among the topics: the trial of Emmett Till, which Rob Hall covered for the Daily Worker,  the migration of intellectuals to small towns after World War II, the origins of Adirondack Life magazine,  the Adirondack debates of the 1970s and the story of the Lake George Mirror, America’s oldest resort newspaper.
Program is free and open to the public. Funded by Warren County and the Town of Lake Luzerne.

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