Webster Public Library, 980 Ridge Road, recently announced its upcoming programs. For more information or to register, visit websterlibrary.org or call (585) 872-7075.
Adult programs
Alzheimer’s Education — The Basics: Understanding Alzheimer’s: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on April 5. Community education classes are free for care partners and those who are interested in information about Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Registration is required. To register for a class, call the Alzheimer’s Association at (800) 272-3900.
The New Tax Law and You — An Information Session: 6 to 7 p.m. on April 5. Join the library as representatives of H&R Block discuss the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and how it affects all. A 15-minute presentation will be followed by questions and answers. Registration requested, but not required.
English Conversation Circle: 6 to 7 p.m. on April 10. This event is geared toward learners of English as a second language. Join the library for a short conversation prompt, such as a TED Talk video, followed by the opportunity to practice conversational English in a group setting. Native speakers of all languages are welcome. The only requirement is that guests bring an open mind and willingness to learn from others. No registration needed.
Chess: 7 p.m. on April 12. Learn the ancient art of playing chess. Chess is a game of intellect and strategy, played by millions of people worldwide. Attendees may discover a lifelong interest in the game. Chess instructor Craig Hurlbut will help new players learn the game and answer any questions for current players. Open to anyone ages 6 and older — adults without kids are more than welcome, too. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is requested. Those bringing their own game board do not need to register.
Teen programs
Practice SAT Exam: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 7. Take an official full-length practice SAT, except for the essay, proctored by Chariot Learning. After the test, students will receive help scoring the multiple choice portions of the test to learn their scaled scores and percentiles. Participation is free. Open to students in grades 10-12. All tests begin promptly at scheduled times with no admittance after the exam has begun. Students should bring pencils, snacks, watches and calculators. Chariot Learning administers the exams from the most recent SAT student bulletin. Students who have taken that test should contact Chariot Learning to discuss other options. Visit websterlibrary.libcal.com/event/3830878 to register.
Children’s programs
Movie and Snacks: 2 p.m. on April 5. Join for a screening of short films from the Rochester International Children’s Film Festival. Snacks will be provided. No registration required.