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Podcast Review: Serial Season One

Podcast Review: Serial Season One

As you may have heard in the news recently, Adnan Syed was released from prison after having his conviction overruled by Circuit Court Judge Melissa Phinn of Maryland. Syed was serving a life sentence for the murder of Hae Min Lee. He had already served twenty-three years in prison by ... Read More
Famous Authors Born This Month: Roald Dahl

Famous Authors Born This Month: Roald Dahl

Beloved children’s author Roald Dahl was born on September 13, 1916 in Llandaff, Wales. Growing up in England, he avoided college and instead found work that allowed him to travel. World War II would soon break out and see Dahl enlisting in the Royal Air Force. His service also included ... Read More

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It's never too early or late to dictate how your care, assets, and living situation will be handled if you become ill or unable to make decisions for yourself. Learn how from industry experts at Senior Law Day at Will Library on October 19. More info: https://conta.cc/3LBzmKk

Join us at Riverfront on 10/5 at 6pm for "Honoring Indigenous Futures with Storytelling" featuring two short films as well as a community discussion with filmmaker Brooklyn Demme about the issue of water rights and indigenous communities. More info here: https://bit.ly/3UKwbnx

It's a beautiful day to drop by the Yonkers waterfront to join Yonkers' poet laureate Golda Solomon, YPL, and other poets and organizations to write and read poems and make and fly kites. 1pm-5pm across from the Science Barge. Hope to see you there!

Yonkers Public Library will be closed Sunday, September 4 and Monday, September 5 for Labor Day. We reopen normal business hours on Tuesday. Have a great Labor Day weekend!

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