Greenwich Library | Today's Events Greenwich Library Today's Events at Greenwich Library. en-us 60 Drop-in Computer Lab <b>When:</b> Thursday, October 08, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 3:55 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Training Center<br><br>Bilingual assistance available! Get hands on assistance with downloading audio books and eBooks using OverDrive, Library databases, Microsoft Office, Internet search, email,online forms and more with library staff every Tuesday 11 am-12 pm and Thursday 3-4 pm. Computer Class Junior Book Club <b>When:</b> Thursday, October 08, 2015 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>Join us for snacks and book discussion. For students in grades 4-6. Register and pick up a book at the Children's Room Desk or call 203-622-7940 for information. Children's Program "What Your Doctor Won't Tell you About Getting Older"! <b>When:</b> Thursday, October 08, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Aging does not begin when you get a Medicare Card -- it begins when you are born! Whether you're 35, 55, 85 or beyond -- come hear renowned Geriatrician Dr. Mark Lachs speak about the secrets of aging.<br /><br />You'll learn what you can do when you're just a boomer to prevent late life frailty. If you're already "older" or even caring for someone older, Dr. Lachs will describe how to interact with the healthcare and other systems to assure the highest possible quality of life at any age.<br /><br />Dr. Lachs is Co-chief of Geriatrics at NY Presbyterian Hospital and Director of Cornell's Center for Aging Research. He has pioneered and authored a multitude of research studies and published extensively in the field of aging. He is the author of the bestselling book on aging, "Treat Me, Not My Age".<br /><br />Registration is not required but is advised. Register by telephone at (855) 535-2500 or at<br /><br />This event is sponsored by Greenwich Library, The Commission on Aging, At Home in Greenwich and CompassCare. Adult Programs **FULL** Shakespeare's Major Comedies With Professor Mark Schenker <b>When:</b> Thursday, October 08, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>**FULLY SUBSCRIBED** please join our waitlist<br /><br />Between Romeo and Juliet (1595-96) and Othello (1604) - each with its pair of doomed lovers - Shakespeare wrote three masterpieces of comedy in which the course of love ends well even if it does not run smoothly: A Midsummer Night's Dream, As You Like It, and Twelfth Night. Join Mark Schenker of Yale College for a consideration of each of these plays in the order of their composition. Among the topics he will consider in his lecture-discussions: the comic view of life, the transformative power of love and art, and the ways in which Shakespeare employs theater as symbol and metaphor.<br /><br /><br />October 8 A Midsummer Night's Dream<br />(Online Registration Recommended beginning Monday, September 14)<br /><br />December 3 As You Like It (Registration To Be Determined)<br />December 10 Twelfth Night (Registration To Be Determined)<br /><br />Mark J. Schenker has been at Yale College since 1990. He is currently a senior associate dean of the College and dean of academic affairs. A former lecturer in the English Department, he received his Ph.D. from Columbia University with a concentration in 19th-century and early 20th-century English literature. <br /><br />Dean Schenker has for over 25 years lectured on literature and film and has led book discussion series in more than 100 venues in Connecticut, including public libraries, museums, and cultural centers. For the past decade he has given programs on Shakespeare’s plays in conjunction with Shakespeare on the Sound. He also conducts monthly sessions for a number of private reading groups in Connecticut. In 2001, he received the Wilbur Cross Award for Outstanding Humanities Scholar, presented by the Connecticut Humanities Council.<br /><br /> Adult Programs Greenwich Library Student Leadership Council Meeting <b>When:</b> Thursday, October 08, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library<br><br>Students from grades 8-12 get together at Teen Central on the second floor using library resources to initiate, develop & realize projects relevant to their peer group in exchange for community service hours. Students will assist the library to provide essential programs to their particular age group as well as contributing to the library community. So come prepared! Snacks & refreshments will be served. Call Ed or Everett at (203) 622-7918 or 625-6507 for more info. Teen