The Library is proud to present Landscapes & Still Lifes, a group exhibit featuring the artwork of select members of the Long Island Watercolorists. The Long Island Watercolorists are a group of of local artists that participate in weekly watercolor classes taught by Paul Padovano. The pastoral images of barns, seascapes, and flowers remind us to appreciate the simple things in life as they often bring us the most joy.[Continue reading]
A few resources for you to peruse, at your leisure…
|Household Staffing Services|
Become or hire a Lady’s Maid, Butler, Valet and such.
What was on the menu back then?
|PBS-13: Downton Abbey|
Catch up on the show in time for the movie.
Peerage and etiquette information. Social skills coaching.
Visit the castle where the show is filmed. Tours available.
|Downton Abbey Movie |
See details, find showtimes, and watch the trailer.
|There’s Now a Luxury ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Tour So You Can |
Vacation Like the British Aristocracy
“Luxury travel service Zicasso just launched a brand-new Downton
Abbey-themed vacation so you, too, can travel like a Countess.”
|Complete List of Every Afternoon Tea in New York City |
“Find reviews and ratings by setting, service, tea, and
most importantly, the food.”
|Emily Post: Formal Place Setting |
Including charger plate, oyster fork, and fish knife.
|Where Did Downton Abbey Leave Off Before the Film? |
If you have run out of time to watch all of the episodes, you can
read this recap to find out what was going on at
the end of the show.
| Twenties Britain |
Find out from The National Archives, what was going on in
Britain during the 1920’s.
"Sanctuary of song lovers, The Paris Opera House, rising nobly over medieval torture chambers, hidden dungeons, long forgotten..." Seemingly tailor-made for the medium of silent cinema, "Le Fantôme de l'Opéra" ("The Phantom Of The Opera"), … [Continue reading]
Looking to try a new mystery series or catch up on books you have missed? Check out these mystery series to get started! Coffeehouse Mysteries by Cleo Coyle In these culinary mysteries, divorced mom Clare Cosi manages a coffee house in New York … [Continue reading]