The Monday series of talks, sponsored by the Friends of the Library,  is held at noon in the McChesney Room of the Central Library on Clinton Street. You may bring a bag lunch; coffee and tea are available for a nominal fee. The room is equipped with special devices for the hearing-impaired.

John Karl & Gene Rowland, Coordinators

Art & Music in History

November 2, 9, 16, 30 – this series will not be a history of music and art but a study of how the arts have influenced and been influenced by historical developments. Presented by John Karl, retired history teacher and Friends President.

Healthcare in Schenectady

December 7 – Dr. David Pratt, private consultant in Health Care, former Commissioner of Public Health in Schenectady County and, for twelve years, Medical Director for GE Energy, will present an overview of our health care system and what the future may bring.

December 14 – Bethany M. Gilboard, CEO of the Innovative Health Alliance of New York will explain the new measures undertaken by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services to better coordinate care for Medicare beneficiaries through an Accountable Care Organization such as IHANY.

December 21- Kim Weaver, Medicare Advisor for MVP Health Care in Schenectady, will explain the broad range of programs and services that are available through MVP Health Care in Schenectady County.