John Singer Sargent: Romance, Drama, & the Visual World – Part 1


  • November 1, 2022
    6:15 pm - 7:30 pm

Janet Mandel, retired art history / world languages & culture instructor, walks program participants through the breadth and depth of American artist John Singer Sargent’s prodigious and masterful output: portraits of the uber-wealthy, European aristocracy & U.S. presidents; gypsies, tramps, street children & laborers; the horrors of war & dazzling landscapes. Because there is so Continue reading John Singer Sargent: Romance, Drama, & the Visual World – Part 1

John Singer Sargent: Romance, Drama, & the Visual World – Part 2


  • November 7, 2022
    6:15 pm - 7:30 pm

Janet Mandel, retired art history / world languages & culture instructor, walks program participants through the breadth and depth of American artist John Singer Sargent’s prodigious and masterful output: portraits of the uber-wealthy, European aristocracy & U.S. presidents; gypsies, tramps, street children & laborers; the horrors of war & dazzling landscapes. This is the second Continue reading John Singer Sargent: Romance, Drama, & the Visual World – Part 2

The Glenn Miller Band: Music that Inspired the Troops

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - CIRCA 1996: A stamp printed in USA shows Glenn Miller (1904-1944), trombonist and bandleader, circa 1996

  • November 8, 2022
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Celebrate Veterans Day with this look at an iconic piece of American culture, one that not only defined an era, but supported a mission. This program combines a lecture with movie clips of Jimmy Stewart in The Glenn Miller Story. Presented by Bergen Community College Lecturer, Rick Feingold.Continue reading The Glenn Miller Band: Music that Inspired the Troops

Great Decisions


  • Biden's Foreign Policy Agenda
    November 16, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join America’s largest discussion program on world affairs created by the Foreign Policy Association under the auspices of the UN. This is one in a series of programs that meets for 8 sessions. The course briefing book is available to purchase at the library ($22); a course-reserve copy will also be available for review at Continue reading Great Decisions