SCARSDALE, N.Y. – Motivational workshops, book clubs, film screenings and more ring in the New Year at The Scarsdale Public library.
With an emphasis on weight loss, the first session of the “Get Ready to Change...Make It about YES!” series kicks off on Friday at noon. Hosted by Caren Baruch-Feldman, this workshop is the first of three in a motivational series covering the latest research on willpower and habits. Click here to register.
The Not Your Kids Book Club featuring “The Scorpio Races” by Maggie Stiefvater will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at 1 p.m. in the Jaffin Room. The book tells the story of Puck Connolly, the first girl who unwillingly decides to take part in The Scorpio Races, a game where riders try to hold on to their water horses long enough to make it to the finish line – alive.
The 2014 Chilean film, “To Kill a Man” will be screened on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at 6:30 p.m. and on Jan. 16 at 1:30 p.m. in the Scott Room.
It tells the story of Jorge, a family man who is mugged by Kalule, a neighborhood delinquent. Jorge's son decides to confront Kalule, only to get himself shot in the process. Kalule is sentenced to two years in prison and he is released with the intent to seek revenge on Jorge’s family, causing Jorge to take justice into his own hands. The film won the Grand Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival. It runs for 81 minutes in Spanish with English subtitles.
For more information, visit the Scarsdale Library’s website.
The library is at 54 Olmsted Road in Scarsdale.
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