Library Lunch Series

Fall 2017-Spring 2018

Duo at the SLFL Library Lunch

From November until the end of April, the Saranac Lake Free Library presents a Library Luncheon Series with featured speakers from all walks of life with interesting topics to relate. These informal sessions begin at noon in the Thomas B. Cantwell Community Room, generally lasting an hour. Bring lunch if you like; desserts and beverages are provided by the Hospitality Committee. The programs are free. All are welcome.

November 2              Larry Master - Conservation Biologist, Zoologist, and Wildlife Photographer
                                        Adirondack Wildlife – Past and Present

November 16            Brittany Christenson - Executive Director, ADKAction
                                        Saying "YES!" to Important Projects in the Adirondacks

November 30            Caroline Hambley - Foreign Language Teacher, Lake Placid Elementary
                                        Four Countries, Five Months: Discovering the Joys of Hispanic Culture

December 14             Sue Grimm Hanley, Tom Techman, Ginny West, Jean Grimm
                                        Holiday Music

January 4                    Ed Kanze and Josh Clement
                                        Today the Adirondacks, Tomorrow the World

January 18                  Julia Goren - Education Director, Adirondack Mountain Club
                                        Rarest of the Rare: Alpine Plants & the Summit Stewards Who Protect Them

February 1                  Amy Catania & Mary Hotaling - Historic Saranac Lake
                                        Saranac Lake's Cure Porches: Where TB Patients Sought Their Health

February 22               Ruth Pino - Food Service Director, Saranac Lake Central School District
                                        Farm to School Initiative

March 8                      The Rustic Riders - Lisa and Klauss Meissner
                                        Original and Other Songs about North Woods People, Places, and Critters

March 22                     Joe Dadey – Exec. Director, Adirondack Hamlets to Huts, and Jack Drury
                                        Adirondack Hamlets to Huts, an Uncommon Trails and Lodging Experience

April 5                          Paul Gutman - Volunteer with St. Eustace Medical Mission
                                        Prescribing Prevention: Increasing Access to Clean Water in the
                                        Dominican Republic

April 19                        Judy Steinberg – Faculty North Country Community College
                                        Beguiling Botswana, and Its Remarkable Plants, Animals and People!


Library Luncheon


Address: Saranac Lake Free Library
109 Main Street
Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Phone: (518) 891-4190

Hours of Service

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:  10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Saturday Hours:

September - May: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Memorial Day - Labor Day: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

We are closed for the following holidays:

New Year's Day, MLK Jr. Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day Weekend, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day