Friends’ Programs & Events 2017-09-08T18:45:03+00:00

Mystery Mondays

This group usually meets on the last Monday of the month from 11 am to noon at the Boardman Road Branch Library, 141 Boardman Road.  Discussions are led by Eleanor Charwat and Suzanne Christensen. For further information, contact Suzanne Christensen.

Summer Theme: Locked Room Mysteries

September 25: The Vanished Man by Jeffery Deaver
At a prestigious New York music school, a murderer flees the scene and locks himself in a classroom. The police arrive, but the killer vanishes. Using eyewitness and forensic clues, forensic expert Lincoln Rhyme pursues a world-class magician.

 

 

 

 

Fall Theme: British Isles Mysteries

October 30: Faithful Place by Tana French
November 27: Water Like a Stone by Deborah Crombie
December 11: The Rich and the Profane by Jonathan Gash


 

Big Read Bus Trip – Friday, November 3, 2017

Travel with the Friends on Friday, November 3, to NYC’s National Museum of the American Indian. Enjoy a private, guided tour of the exhibit, Infinity of Nations. Then the bus stops at Bryant Park’s Winter Village for lunch (on your own) and browsing at the many eateries, gourmet kiosks, and Holiday Shops. At 2:45 pm, we meet at the NY Public Library for a private tour of must-see spaces including the recently restored Rose Main Reading Room and the Library’s exhibitions.

Departing  from Spratt Park parking lot at 7:00 am.
Departing NYC at 5:00 pm.

Purchase tickets online at http://bit.ly/2tKwrKM or in-person at the Friends’ Book Store. Tickets are non-refundable.

Adult (13-64): $60 • Senior (65+): $55 • Child (up to 12): $45


 

Holiday Train Show Trip at New York Botanical Garden, Friday, December 29, 2017

Join the Friends for a special family-friendly trip to the Holiday Train Show® at the New York Botanical Garden on Friday, December 29. View the model trains zipping through a display of 150 landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Lunch options include the Pine Tree Café, or you may bring your own. Visit the NYBG Shop for unique gifts. Weather permitting, the Garden Tram is available to guests.

Departing from Spratt Park parking lot at 9:00 am.

Departing from NYBG at 2:00 pm.

Purchase tickets online at http://bit.ly/2vlizXA or in-person at the Friends’ Book Store. Tickets are non-refundable.
Adult (13-64): $50 • Senior (65+): $45 • Child (up to 12): $35