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2ND ACT: Rich Cyr

Don’t Just Dream It, Live It! — Rich Cyr was born with cerebral palsy, given his last rites 3 times, and was told that he would never walk or talk. He encountered many more obstacles during his life. In his early 50’s, he became a financial advisor, actor, podcaster, author, voice actor, stand-up comedian, and motivational speaker. He is now living the life that he always dreamed of.

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2ND ACT is a monthly storytelling series featuring ordinary people sharing the extraordinary things they are doing in the 2ND (half) ACT of their lives! Inspirational, experiential and comical, these after-50 life stories will ignite your own imagination to join the growing community of 2ND ACTers!

Stories will be 45–60 minutes in length followed by Q&A with the audience. Light fare will be provided before each presentation in the series.

Adult Summer Reading Kickoff

Sign up for Adult Summer Reading program and visit our local author panel.

2ND ACT: Donna Palomba

Be the Change — Donna shares her personal insights into what allowed her to make the choices she did, and how she sought guidance along the way. Using her story as a case study, she explores not only the fight against sexual assault with Jane Doe No More, but draws on her experience as a business woman and the challenges she faced in that role as well, to move her audience to action on behalf of themselves and the greater good.

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2ND ACT is a monthly storytelling series featuring ordinary people sharing the extraordinary things they are doing in the 2ND (half) ACT of their lives! Inspirational, experiential and comical, these after-50 life stories will ignite your own imagination to join the growing community of 2ND ACTers!

Stories will be 45–60 minutes in length followed by Q&A with the audience. Light fare will be provided before each presentation in the series.

Friends of the Library Murder They Wrote Book Club

Join our Friends as they read and discuss a true crime story and discuss it.

Classics Book Discussion

Join us for a Classics Book Discussion of “Birds Without Wings” by Louis de Bernieres.