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Wednesday August 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM YA: Video Game Day Remind Me about this Event  
   

Wednesdays @ 11 a.m.
Video Game Tournaments

Compete against others on the Wii and Xbox 360.

 
med_bag2 11:00 AM  -  7:00 PM Affordable Care Act Assistance with ACA Navigators Remind Me about this Event  
   
Affordable Care Act Health Benefit Representatives at EMPL 
Wednesdays & Fridays, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. (by appointment) 
 
Although the 2016 Open Enrollment period has ended, ACA Navigators will continue to help you to sign up for health insurance if you are eligible for: Medicaid, Child Health Plus, Essential Plan based on age, income and other factors.  You may be able to enroll in a Qualified Health Plan outside the Open Enrollment Period if you are eligible for a Special Enrollment Period.  For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Health Benefit Representative Lydia Wilson at (516) 493-7255, or online at Lwilson1@fideliscare.org.
 
 
ent_note 11:15 AM Jump for Joy for birth - not yet in K w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
   

Dance, sing and play. Costumes! Puppets! Musical instruments! Have fun, jump for joy! Registration begins Tuesday, August 9.

    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
 
anim_butterfly_02 1:00 PM Falun Dafa (Chinese Exercise & Meditation Class) Remind Me about this Event  
   

Back due to popular demand! Join us every Wednesday at 1 p.m. for a class of Falun Dafa. No registration needed. Falun Dafa is five sets of easy-to-learn gentle movements and meditation. Not only is it a gentle physical series of exercises, it also incorporates meditation. It is similar to Tai Chi in some respects. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. This is not heavy cardio, not spinning, not Zumba, no jumping around and no heavy sweating. ­ Enjoy!

 

 

 
ent_anime_naruto.GIF 6:00 PM ANIME Club followed by ANIME TOON BLOCK:
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
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Hosted by Kelly Gordon, Anime illustrator and writer. Share your affection, enthusiasm and interest for Anime, at the East Meadow Public Library Anime Toon Block Discussion Group & Movie Viewing, open to ALL ages.

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
 
During her family’s move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts. 
 
Rated: PG  
Running Time: 1 hr.  40 min. 
 
    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
Thursday August 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM YA: Drop-in Crafts Remind Me about this Event  
   

Tuesday/Thursday @ 11 a.m.
Drop in Crafts

Drop by the YA Room and make a fun craft. 

 
rec_chess_knight 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event  
   

Group meets weekly downstairs at the Library. New members welcome!

    Location: Small Conference Room
 
elect_e_reader.GIF 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Get Your Geek On: One-On-One Technology Help Remind Me about this Event  
   
Have you been pressured into joining the digital age by family, friends or work?  Do you own a smartphone, tablet or other gadget that has you puzzled? Stop by the Library between 2 and 4 p.m. on Tuesdays or Thursdays and spend up to 30 minutes with one of the Library’s resident geeks.  
They will be available to answer questions you may have with technology, so bring your device down and ask away!  Please do not feed the geeks.   
 
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Celebrating the Poem: A Writing Workshop with Amy Gottlieb Remind Me about this Event  
   

Celebrating the Poem: A Writing Workshop with Amy Gottlieb
Wednesday,  August 3,  Thursday,  August 11,  & Thursday,  August 25, 
all sessions at 3 to 4:30 p.m.
 
Instructor, Amy Gottlieb is the author of the novel The Beautiful Possible. Her poems 
have been published in various journals and anthologies, including The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish Poetry.  She currently teaches at Drisha Institute for Jewish Education, and Beyond Walls: Spiritual Writing at Kenyon College.

In this three-part workshop, we will discuss selected poems and explore how they appeal to 
our senses and intellect to convey mystery and meaning. We will then write poems in response, sharing supportive comments and suggestions for revision. This hands-on workshop is suitable for novice and experienced poets.
 
This program has been made possible through the generosity of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Baer in memory of Mrs. Florence Baer. 

 
ent_film-reel 7:30 PM FRIENDS FOREIGN FILM: Marie's Story
(French with English subtitles)
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Marie’s Story (2014)  
Thursday, August 25 at 7:30 p.m.  
 
At the turn of the 19th century, a humble artisan and his wife have a daughter, Marie, who is born deaf and blind and unable to communicate with the world around her. Desperate to find a connection to their daughter and avoid sending her to an asylum, the Heurtins send fourteen-year-old Marie to the Larnay Institute in central France, where an order of Catholic nuns manage a school for deaf girls. There, the idealistic Sister Marguerite sees in Marie a unique potential, and despite her Mother Superior’s skepticism, vows to bring the wild young thing out of the darkness into which she was born. Based on true events, Marie’s Story recounts the courageous journey of a young nun and the lives she would change forever. (French with English subtitles) 
 
Rated: Unrated
Running Time: 1 hr. 34 min.

 

    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
Friday August 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM YA: Book Cafe Remind Me about this Event  
   

Fridays @ 11 a.m.
Book Café
Discuss your favorite books and discover some new ones. 

 
med_bag2 11:00 AM  -  7:00 PM Affordable Care Act Assistance with ACA Navigators Remind Me about this Event  
   
Affordable Care Act Health Benefit Representatives at EMPL 
Wednesdays & Fridays, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. (by appointment) 
 
Although the 2016 Open Enrollment period has ended, ACA Navigators will continue to help you to sign up for health insurance if you are eligible for: Medicaid, Child Health Plus, Essential Plan based on age, income and other factors.  You may be able to enroll in a Qualified Health Plan outside the Open Enrollment Period if you are eligible for a Special Enrollment Period.  For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Health Benefit Representative Lydia Wilson at (516) 493-7255, or online at Lwilson1@fideliscare.org.
 
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elect_video_camera 1:00 PM FRIDAY FILM: A Walk in the Woods
(1 PM only)
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A Walk in the Woods      
Friday,  August 26           1 p.m. only 
 
After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest, and most unreliable, friends. Stars Robert Redford and Nick Nolte. 
 
Rated: R                       Running Time: 1 hr.  44 min.  
 
 
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM Lego Club for grades 2-5 Remind Me about this Event  
   

Join your friends to make your own creations with LEGOs. Registration begins Friday, August 12.

    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
ent_note 7:00 PM SUMMER CONCERT: The Bell Notes Remind Me about this Event  
   

  The Bell Notes, Friday, August 26 at 7 p.m.

                                            
 
The Bell Notes, the original band from East Meadow, created in the late 50s, put Long Island on the rock ‘n roll map.  They hit the Top Ten in the charts with I’ve Had It. In 1964,
they were one of 64 rock artists honored with a Nu-Trading Rock n’ Roll Trading Card.  Go back to “the good old days” and rock the night away with us.  
Reservations open Tuesday, August 9 online & in PR.

 

    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Saturday August 27, 2016 Go To Top
elect_clock_alarm Library open 9 AM - 1 PM Remind Me about this Event  
   

Summer Saturday Hours: Library open 9 AM - 1 PM until September.

 
misc_none 10:00 AM DISCOVER NASA
Working in Space presented by Cradle of Aviation
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Saturday, August 27 at 10 a.m.                     (Ages 7 through 10 years) 
Working in Space presented by Cradle of Aviation    
Bring in your questions about living in space.  How do you cook?  Can you bring a pet?

Registration begins on Thursday, July 7 in PR office

       
 
lib_book_signing 11:00 AM Literacy Nassau JOT IT DOWN Program Remind Me about this Event  
   
Literacy Nassau is piloting a new program called Jot It Down.  This program is very different from the other programs that Literacy Nassau offers.  It is a writing program for adults (ages 18 & over) with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Jot It Down members can express themselves, make new friends, and enjoy community life. To join, or for more information, please call (516) 867-3580, ext. 18, or visit the Literacy Nassau website at  www.literacynassau.org.
Group will meet at the East Meadow Public Library on Saturday mornings at 11 a.m. in the Cookbook Nook.

 

Sunday August 28, 2016 Go To Top
elect_clock_alarm LIBRARY CLOSED Remind Me about this Event  
   

Summer Hours:  Library closed on Sundays until October. 

Monday August 29, 2016 Go To Top
office_meeting1 11:00 AM Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group Remind Me about this Event  
   

Group meets weekly to discuss concerns of those who care for people with Alzheimers.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM YA: LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event  
   

Mondays @ 11 a.m.
LEGO CLUB

You loved them as a kid now come and play as a teen and see what you can build as a group.

 
misc_smiley 1:00 PM LAUGHS AT THE LIBRARY with Mark Brier Remind Me about this Event  
   

Join us for Laughs at the Library with Mark Brier, stand up comedian. All are welcome to attend and tell jokes, or just sit back & enjoy!

    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
 
office_meeting1 4:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Small ESL Group (by appointment) Remind Me about this Event  
   

The Small ESL Group, given at the Library by Literacy Nassau, is a series of 10 classes for learning English as a second language.  You must register in advance to attend  these sessions.  

For information on Literacy Nassau, the Small ESL Group, or how and when to register for these free classes, you may contact Ocaria DiMango at Literacy Nassau, (516) 867-3580, ext. 12.

 

 
elect_video_camera 7:30 PM INDEPENDENT FILM: The Lady in the Van Remind Me about this Event  
   
 
The Lady in the Van
Monday, August 29 at 7:30 p.m.
 
The Lady in the Van tells the true story of Alan Bennett’s strained friendship with Miss Mary Shepherd, an eccentric homeless woman whom Bennett befriended in the 1970s before allowing her temporarily to park her Bedford van in the driveway of his Camden home. She stayed there for 15 years.  As the story develops Bennett learns that Miss Shepherd is really Margaret Fairchild, a former gifted pupil of the pianist Alfred Cortot. 
Stars Maggie Smith. 
 
Rated: PG-13       Running Time: 1 hr. 44 min.
 
This series has been made possible with public funds from the New York State Council of the Arts, a public agency.
 

 

    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
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Tuesday August 30, 2016 Go To Top
ent_note 9:00 AM RESERVATIONS OPEN
9/9 CABARET & DESSERT: JAZZ ITALIANO by the PAUL JOSEPH QUARTET
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JAZZ ITALIANO by the PAUL JOSEPH QUARTET
Friday, September 9 at 7:30 p.m.
 
 An evening of Italian music and fun performed by composer/pianist Paul Joseph and his jazz quartet. You’ll hear inspiring instrumental jazz renditions from Italian favorites such as
O Sole Mio to Puccini opera selections. Paul Joseph has previously performed all-original solo piano concerts that have received wide critical acclaim in performances by distinguished regional orchestras, ballet companies and choirs. His dynamic rhythm section consists of drummer Mike Corn and bassist Edgar Mills, both seasoned performers. They will be joined by the mesmerizing violinist Susan Mitchell, one of New York City’s finest musicians. East Meadow residents on first day of registration. 
Reservations open Tuesday, August 30 at 9 a.m. online and in PR Office.
 
    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
    The registration period has not begun.
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