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Adult Programs

Bryant Library is proud host of Authors, Musicians, Artists, Lecturers, Professionals & the like.
For a full list of this month's programs please check links below, or grab a copy of our
monthly Newsletter on your next visit to the Library.

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Spotlight on:

Ask the Experts: Planning for Long Term Care and Health Care Needs
Wednesday, November 12, 1:00pm
A panel of well respected experts in their field, Elder Law, Long Term Care Insurance, Medicaid services and Medicare supplements will address each of these solutions and  help you determine the best options for your needs. Panelists include:

  • Elder Law Attorney – Ann Margaret Carrozza
  • Long Term Care Insurance Specialists – Natalie Karp and Rona Loshak
  • Medicare Supplements – Kevin Lawrence
  • Medicaid – Shannon Prasad

Upcoming Musical Performances:

Music from the Time of William Cullen Bryant
Thursday, November 20, 1:00pm
William Cullen Bryant, the founder and namesake of this Library was a towering figure of 19th century America and this country’s first major poet. To celebrate the 220th anniversary of his birth, baritone Frank Hendricks, the actor who portrayed Bryant at Cedarmere, and Linda Pratt, who performed period music on Cedarmere’s historic parlor piano, both costumed in period attire, will entertain you with popular songs and musical compositions from that era, interspersed with historical tidbits about Bryant and the political and social issues of the day.

Leonard Lehrman and Helene Williams
Monday, December 1, 7:00pm
Roslynite composer/conductor/pianist Leonard Lehrman and his wife, soprano Helene Williams return to Bryant Library. Working together since 1987, they were among the very first performers at the Library. This concert is the fourth in their series entitled “Jewish Opera Lives!”. Their program features arias and duets from 19th, 20th, and 21st century operas by Jewish composers on Jewish themes, including works by Halévy, Goldfaden, Blitzstein, Barab, Mandelbaum, Brin and Lehrman.


An Unbroken Circle: Traditional Music in Popular Culture
Sunday, December 7, 2:30pm
Performance by The Homegrown String Band
The Homegrown String Band performs original acoustic arrangements of the traditional music that has become part of the popular roots and folk rock canon. In this program the band will be sharing their original interpretations of some of the traditional and early commercial recordings that have been covered by popular roots rockers from the Grateful Dead and Bob Dylan to Nirvana and Beck.


The Smooth Sounds of James Ackies
Sunday, December 14, 2:30pm
James Ackies makes his debut at The Bryant Library, bringing the sounds of Motown mixed with some of the contemporary artists of today.  His smooth vocals & melodious tones take you to another place & time. The words of his songs move you in ways you never thought possible. This one man show will feature not only song but dance. You will not want to miss this tribute to the greats of Motown and Rhythm & Blues. Refreshments will be served.