Recorded Programs

        From March through October, you have constant color in your gardens and property. Springtime bulbs are followed by flowering shrubs and perennials, brilliant color annuals and fall foliage colors of your trees and shrubs. Then winter comes and what is there to look at as you drive down the driveway or look out the window?

        Jeffrey Urbin, the Roosevelt Library Education Specialist will talk about how this well-known woman grew from a shy and insecure little girl into one of the most admired women in America history. Eleanor Roosevelt was 8 years old when her mother, Anna, died. Eleanor and her younger brother, Hall, were sent to live with her maternal grandmother, Mary Livingston Ludlow Hall, at the family’s Woods Road estate in Clermont, Columbia County.

        Jeffrey Urban, The Roosevelt Library Education Specialist will tell how this little Scottish Terrier, given to Franklin D. Roosevelt by his cousin, Daisy Suckley of Wilderstein in Rhinebeck brought much needed fun and distraction to a war weary President. Fala was a faithful companion of FDR and enjoyed a life in the White House.