Taber Library Fall Adult Programming

Cyber Crime Prevention for Seniors: Join us at the Elizabeth Taber Library on Tuesday, October 8 at 11:00 am as we discuss topics such as phishing scams, malicious software, identity theft risks, social engineering, as well as strategies for preventing and mitigating instances of cyber-crime.

Technology Tuesdays: A six-week series starting with Cyber Crime Prevention on October 8 at 11:00 am. Others will include: October 15 at 11:00 am, Basic Computer Skills: Understanding the computer, navigating the desktop, and setting up an email address; October 22 at 11:00 am: Using the SAILS Library Catalog – Enterprise; October 29 at 11:00 am: Using your electronic device to check out library ebooks and audiobooks (please bring your own electronic device with you!); November 5 at 11:00 am: Getting Good at Goodreads; November 12 at 11:00 am: Saving Recipes through Ziplist.

Travel Lecture Series: Ever wish you could travel to exotic places to learn all about the history, culture and more? Well, now you can just by coming to the Elizabeth Taber Library! Join us on Tuesday, October 15 at 6:00 pm to kick off our first Travel Lecture series with Mongolia: Local wedding photographer Judy West ventured from her South Boston studio to the white sands of the Gobi Desert. Join this fun-for-all-ages slide presentation, set to authentic Mongolia throat singing music, and let Judy’s pictures and stories take you to the opposite side of the world. Come find out: how far the average nomadic family moves from season to season, where cashmere comes from, what a Mongolian round house is called and more … real yak wool, cashmere and felt souvenirs will also be on display.

Mystery Book Club: Join us at the Elizabeth Taber Library on Wednesday, October 16 at 11:00 am for our first Mystery Book Club meeting. The first book we will be discussing is Tana French’s In the Woods. Please stop into the library today to register and reserve a copy of this book.

Author Talk and Book Signing: The Elizabeth Taber Library is proud to present an author talk with John F. Carafoli on Tuesday, October 22 at 7:00pm at the Marion Music Hall. Carafoli will be discussing his latest book entitled Cape Cod Chef’s Table: Extraordinary Recipes from Buzzards Bay to Provincetown. A book signing will follow after the lecture.

Carafoli is an internationally known food stylist, consultant and food writer. He wrote the seminal book Food Photography and Styling and two children’s cookbooks, Look Who’s Cooking and The Cookie Cookbook. He has been published in The New York Times and Gastronomica.

Homebound Library Services: The Elizabeth Taber Library, in partnership with the Council on Aging, is pleased to offer homebound delivery services to those Marion residents unable to visit the library because of short- or long-term illness, as well as physical or visual disabilities. To be eligible for this program, you must be a homebound Marion resident with a library card in good standing. Before bringing materials to your home, a brief phone interview must be conducted with Libby O’Neill, the Library Director, to discuss your areas and authors of interest. Library materials will be checked out for one month at a time with no overdue fines.

To arrange to have library books or audio books delivered to your home, please call the Elizabeth Taber Library at 508-748-1252.

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