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Thursday July 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM Toddler Time for ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 years with caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    An introductory listening experience for toddlers with a program of simple stories, fingerplays, games and songs for both adult and child. Registration begins Thursday, July 3. Birth date must be from 1/11 to 1/12. Limited to 15 children.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
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
 
rec_paintpalette02 2:00 PM Women Artists You Should Know from 1062 to the Present presented by Evelyn Silver Remind Me about this Event  
    The incomparable Evelyn Silver from the Nassau Museum of Art is back sharing her knowledge of fine art with all of us. Learn about the greatest women artists in history through Evelyn’s wit and wisdom. Her plain spoken, humorous methods keep you interested throughout the entire talk. Join us for a wonderful afternoon.

 
misc_scissors 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Drop-In Crafts for ages 3 years and up w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    Come to the library and make creative crafts with your child. Enjoy this time together. No registration required.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
school_chemistry1 7:00 PM YA: Kitchen Chemical Reactions Remind Me about this Event  
    Kitchen Chemical Reactions - Participate in cool science experiments using ordinary things you can find at home! Registration begins June 23.
Friday July 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:00 AM Crafting with Shirley Ruby for 3 1/2 years to grade 1 w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    Mommy and Me time to craft. Registration begins Friday, July 11. Birth date must be on or before 1/11. A $2 material fee is due at registration.
    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Toys and Tots for ages 18-30 months w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    Join us for four fun-filled sessions of free-play, puzzles and art. Make new friends! Registration begins Thursday, July 3. Birth date must be from 1/12 to 1/13. Limited to 12 families.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM TAIL WAGGIN’ TUTOR READ DOGS - GRADES 1-5 Remind Me about this Event  
    The Read Dogs are back by popular demand! Some children find it difficult to read in front of people, but not to a dog. Dogs are non-judgmental. All EMPL dogs are certified by Therapy Dogs International, all are trained and must pass a test before being admitted into the program. Tail Waggin’ Tutors will be here most Fridays from 4 to 6 p.m. Appointments necessary. Limited space. Readers with 2 absences without 24 hrs. notice, will not be able to continue in the program. Please register by calling 794-2570 ext. 560 or register online at eastmeadow.info. Reading to a dog is great fun and helps develop reading skills.

 
ent_magic 7:00 PM Family Magic Show for ages 3 1/2 years and up Remind Me about this Event  
    Fizz, Boom, Read! It's Magic of Amore. Tickets will be available starting Friday, July 11. First come, first served.
    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
 
misc_smiley 8:30 PM  -  11:00 PM YA: AFTER HOURS TEEN LOCK-IN ! Remind Me about this Event  
    After Hours Teen Lock - In
Take over the Library after it’s closed to the public. There will be food and exciting activities for young adults in grades 6-12. Sign up July 9. $2 fee. Registration begins June 23.
Saturday July 26, 2014 Go To Top
elect_clock_alarm SUMMER SATURDAY HOURS: Library open 9 AM - 1 PM Remind Me about this Event  
    Regular Saturday hours (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) resume Saturday, September 6.
 
trans_car 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Defensive Driving Class
(session 1 of a 2-part class)
Remind Me about this Event  
   

Defensive Driving classes are insurance reduction classes for licensed drivers of all ages. There will be ONE (2-session) class this summer: Saturday, July 26 (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.), with the second session on Saturday, August 2 (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.). YOU MUST ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS TO RECEIVE YOUR CLASS CERTIFICATE FOR YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY. Fee is $40 ($35 for 62+). Registration is mail-in to the instructor only. For information on the American Safety Council’s Online Defensive Driving class, go to www.NewYorkSafetyCouncil.com.

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Sunday July 27, 2014 Go To Top
nat_sun LIBRARY CLOSED Remind Me about this Event  
    SUMMER HOURS - Library closed on Sundays until October 5.
Monday July 28, 2014 Go To Top
ent_note 9:00 AM RESERVATIONS OPEN
8/8 CABARET & DESSERT: Fascinating Gershwin
Remind Me about this Event  
    The vibrant and talented Broadway singer Teri Dale Hansen and extraordinary pianist Alexander Wu will take you on a trip down Nostalgia Lane through the timeless songs, and piano works, of the Gershwin brothers. Reservations open Monday, July 28 at 9 a.m..

All reservations may be made in the Public Relations Office, online at www.eastmeadow.info, or by phone at 516-794-2570 ext. 560.
TWO PERSON MAXIMUM PER RESERVATION
. East Meadow School District residents only on first day of registration.

* * * 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
    The registration period has not begun.
 
lib_bookshelf 10:00 AM Pre-school Storytime for ages 3 1/2 years - Not Yet in K Remind Me about this Event  
    Have fun listening to wonderful stories and making new friends. Registration begins Monday, June 30. Birth date must be on or before 1/11.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
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
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 6:30 PM Conversational Group for Immigrants Remind Me about this Event  
 
elect_video_camera 7:30 PM INDEPENDENT FILM:
Free China: The Courage to Believe
Remind Me about this Event  
    This award winning film tells the story of a mother and former Communist Party member, Jennifer Zeng, who along with 100 million Chinese were practicing a belief that combined Buddhism and Daoism until the Chinese Government outlawed it. The Internet police intercepted an email and Jennifer was imprisoned for her faith. A world away, Dr. Charles Lee, a Chinese American businessman, wanted to do his part to stop the persecution by attempting to broadcast uncensored information on state controlled television. He was arrested in China and sentenced to three years of re-education in a prison camp where he endured forced labor. A moving and important documentary.
Rated: NR
Running Time: 1 hr. 1 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
Tuesday July 29, 2014 Go To Top
trans_van 8:00 AM BUS TRIP: National Constitution Center, Philadelphia
& lunch at historic City Tavern
Remind Me about this Event  
    As the Museum of "We the People," The Constitution Center features hundreds of interactive exhibits, engaging theatrical performances, and original documents of freedom. This fascinating living museum is in close proximity to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. We are leaving extra time if you wish to walk to these sites as well. Lunch will be at 2 p.m. at City Tavern. Please bring snacks if you feel you will need something before lunch. Cost of the trip is: $76 and includes transportation, guided tour, lunch and gratuities. Walking through Museum, staircase at City Tavern. First day of sale: Tuesday, July 8.

* * * Two tickets per family. First day of sale for East Meadow School District residents only. Seating for trips is limited and on a first come, first served basis. Tickets are non-refundable. Bus leaves promptly from all pick up points; we are not responsible for those who are not on the bus at the posted time. Trip prices have increased due to higher bus and ticket costs. We cannot be responsible for traffic delays and inclement weather. Library is not responsible for numbered tickets distributed to hold places in line on ticket sale days.

       
 
anim_butterfly_01 10:00 AM Meditation Remind Me about this Event  
    The Library will be presenting an ongoing program on the art of Meditation. Sessions will be held on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. in the Community Room. The class will introduce us to meditation and explain how it can improve the quality of our lives, by reducing stress, improving health, and looking at life in a different way.
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Mother Goose Time for ages 9-18 months w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    An early literacy program that focuses on sharing language through songs, finerplays and nursery rhymes. Registration begins Tuesday, July 1. Birth date must be from 1/13 to 10/13. No siblings.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
lib_bookflipping 5:00 PM Book Buddy Storytime for grades K-2 Remind Me about this Event  
    Join our book buddies for story time fun. Registration begins Tuesday, July 1.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
misc_bingo 7:00 PM Game Night for grades 3-5 Remind Me about this Event  
    Join our book buddies for an hour of board game fun. Registration begins Tuesday, July 1 at 7:00 p.m. Limited to 20 children.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
misc_new_blue 7:00 PM YA: BrushBots Remind Me about this Event  
    BrushBots - Turn a toothbrush into a robot! Create your BrushBot using simple tools and a tiny motor, and then take part in a BrushBot race! $2 materials fee. Registration begins June 23.
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nat_stars 7:30 PM Evening Book Discussion:
The Red Thread by Ann Hood
Remind Me about this Event  
    Trying to figure out what to read next? Love to talk about books? Then join us at Read ’n Share. This informal meeting occurs every other month and provides an opportunity for people to share the titles they liked and loved with others. Everyone is welcome. For more information about our Book Discussion Group, call the Reader Services Department. Tonight's book: "The Red Thread" by Ann Hood

Wednesday July 30, 2014 Go To Top
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 5:30 PM YA: MANGA CLUB Remind Me about this Event  
    Join the Manga Club! - konichiwa!

Join the fun! We bring you the finest of the anime and manga culture. This is a club for tweens and teens who are huge fans of any anime/manga. Feel free to stop on by. We normally meet once a week on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. Call Young Adult Department for more information. 516-794-2570 x237
 
elect_video_camera 6:00 PM ANIME TOON BLOCK:
The Wind Rises
Remind Me about this Event  
    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.

Tonight: The Wind Rises

Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the world’s most innovative and accomplished airplane designers.
Rated PG-13
Running Time: 2 hr. 6 min.

    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
Thursday July 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM Toddler Time for ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 years with caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    An introductory listening experience for toddlers with a program of simple stories, fingerplays, games and songs for both adult and child. Registration begins Thursday, July 3. Birth date must be from 1/11 to 1/12. Limited to 15 children.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
misc_globe 12:30 PM Current Events Discussions Remind Me about this Event  
    Our monthly Current Events lectures, with Michael D’Innocenzo-Libresco, are open captioned and, therefore, accessible to the hearing impaired. Open Captioning is made possible through funding provided by Theatre Development Fund TAP program.
 
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
 
misc_scissors 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Drop-In Crafts for ages 3 years and up w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    Come to the library and make creative crafts with your child. Enjoy this time together. No registration required.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
rec_scissors&glue 7:00 PM YA: Feather Vase Remind Me about this Event  
    Feather Vase - Decorate a glass vase with colorful feathers and other decorative elements. $2 materials fee. Registration begins June 23.
Friday August 1, 2014 Go To Top
trans_car 9:00 AM REGISTRATION OPENS: 10/23 AARP Driving Class Remind Me about this Event  
    You must have a current NYS Driver’s License to take this class. AARP class fee: $20 for AARP members & $25 for non-members (bring your AARP card to registration), and payment is by undated check only. Register in PR or by phone; first day of registration for EM School District residents. Instructions for registration are in the Information Display in the Browsing Room.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Toys and Tots for ages 18-30 months w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    Join us for four fun-filled sessions of free-play, puzzles and art. Make new friends! Registration begins Thursday, July 3. Birth date must be from 1/12 to 1/13. Limited to 12 families.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
elect_video_camera 1:00 PM FRIDAY FILM: The Grand Budapest Hotel
1 p.m. ONLY
Remind Me about this Event  
    The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. Stars F. Murray Abraham, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, and more.
Rated: R
Running Time: 1 hr. 51 min.

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anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM TAIL WAGGIN’ TUTOR READ DOGS - GRADES 1-5 Remind Me about this Event  
    The Read Dogs are back by popular demand! Some children find it difficult to read in front of people, but not to a dog. Dogs are non-judgmental. All EMPL dogs are certified by Therapy Dogs International, all are trained and must pass a test before being admitted into the program. Tail Waggin’ Tutors will be here most Fridays from 4 to 6 p.m. Appointments necessary. Limited space. Readers with 2 absences without 24 hrs. notice, will not be able to continue in the program. Please register by calling 794-2570 ext. 560 or register online at eastmeadow.info. Reading to a dog is great fun and helps develop reading skills.

 
ent_saxaphone 7:00 PM SUMMER CONCERT: Killer Joe & The Lido Soul Revue Remind Me about this Event  
    Come for a summer’s evening of hot, old school rock ‘n roll. Killer Joe was inducted into the NY BLUES HALL OF FAME in 2012. One of the most energetic bands around, everyone has fun when Killer Joe runs the show! Killer Joe gets you moving and the Lido Soul Revue keeps you going to the oldies. Rock the night away in fine style as Killer Joe and company take over EMPL! A great evening for all ages. No Reservations Needed.
Saturday August 2, 2014 Go To Top
elect_clock_alarm SUMMER SATURDAY HOURS: Library open 9 AM - 1 PM Remind Me about this Event  
    Regular Saturday hours (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) resume Saturday, September 6.
 
trans_car 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Defensive Driving Class
(session 2 of a 2-part class)
Remind Me about this Event  
   

Defensive Driving classes are insurance reduction classes for licensed drivers of all ages. There will be ONE (2-session) class this summer: Saturday, July 26 (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.), with the second session on Saturday, August 2 (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.). YOU MUST ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS TO RECEIVE YOUR CLASS CERTIFICATE FOR YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY. Fee is $40 ($35 for 62+). Registration is mail-in to the instructor only. For information on the American Safety Council’s Online Defensive Driving class, go to www.NewYorkSafetyCouncil.com.

Sunday August 3, 2014 Go To Top
nat_sun LIBRARY CLOSED Remind Me about this Event  
    SUMMER HOURS - Library closed on Sundays until October 5.
Monday August 4, 2014 Go To Top
nat_poppy 9:00 AM REGISTRATION OPENS
EMPL Girls' Night Out: Women’s Healing Circle-Ritual and Empowerment
Remind Me about this Event  
    Join us for a summer "Girls’ Night Out" featuring an evening of Women’s Healing Circle-Ritual and Empowerment with music by Kokila Bennett and Ritual Ceremony presented by Irene Windhorse. Join Rev. Irene Windhorse and Kokila for an evening of Gaia Healing Ceremony for healing with meditation, music and discussion. Irene Windhorse combines the forces of nature with practical modern day advice and meditation for healing and empowerment. Kokila’s mesmerizing music accompanies the meditation, promoting healing from the stresses of life and bringing you to a more peaceful, centered place. Registration opens Monday, August 4.

 
lib_bookshelf 10:00 AM Pre-school Storytime for ages 3 1/2 years - Not Yet in K Remind Me about this Event  
    Have fun listening to wonderful stories and making new friends. Registration begins Monday, June 30. Birth date must be on or before 1/11.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 6:30 PM Conversational Group for Immigrants Remind Me about this Event  
 
food_meal 7:00 PM SIMPLE COOKING: Taste of NYC: Egg Creams & Fresh Baked Soft Pretzels Remind Me about this Event  
    Join us for our Simple Cooking Series, Mondays at 7 p.m.

July 7 – No Bake Oreo Cookie Cheesecake
August 4 – Taste of NYC: Egg Creams & Fresh Baked Soft Pretzels
September 8 – Apple Cobbler in a Jar (take home two ready-to-bake)

Easy cooking programs for family and friends to share together. There is nonrefundable $10 materials fee for each person cooking. You will have the food to take home (unless you eat it during the program). Space limited. Contact PR for openings at 794-2570 ext. 560.

Tuesday August 5, 2014 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 10:00 AM Meditation Remind Me about this Event  
    The Library will be presenting an ongoing program on the art of Meditation. Sessions will be held on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. in the Community Room. The class will introduce us to meditation and explain how it can improve the quality of our lives, by reducing stress, improving health, and looking at life in a different way.
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Mother Goose Time for ages 9-18 months w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    An early literacy program that focuses on sharing language through songs, finerplays and nursery rhymes. Registration begins Tuesday, July 1. Birth date must be from 1/13 to 10/13. No siblings.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
food_coffee 12:30 PM SENIOR RAP GROUP Remind Me about this Event  
    Monthly discussion of senior issues led by a facilitator, in a casual atmosphere with coffee & tea available. Meet new people and bring your topics of concern. No registration required.
    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room A
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lib_bookflipping 5:00 PM Book Buddy Storytime for grades K-2 Remind Me about this Event  
    Join our book buddies for story time fun. Registration begins Tuesday, July 1.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
misc_bingo 7:00 PM Game Night for grades 3-5 Remind Me about this Event  
    Join our book buddies for an hour of board game fun. Registration begins Tuesday, July 1 at 7:00 p.m. Limited to 20 children.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
elect_camera 7:00 PM LI Photography Club Remind Me about this Event  
    Group meets monthly at the Library.

 
rec_knitting 7:00 PM YA: Arm Knitting Remind Me about this Event  
    Arm Knitting - Learn the basics of arm knitting and complete your own super-soft, chunky scarf in less than an hour! $1 materials fee. Registration begins July 21.
 
lib_sherlock_holmes.GIF 7:30 PM FRIENDS of EMPL MYSTERY BOOK CLUB:
Murder as a Fine Art by David Morrell
Remind Me about this Event  
    In "Murder as a Fine Art," author David Morrell plucks De Quincey, Victorian London, and the Ratcliffe Highway murders from history. Fogbound streets become a battleground between a literary star and a brilliant murderer, whose lives are linked by secrets long buried but never forgotten.

Wednesday August 6, 2014 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 11:15 AM Craft Time Fun for ages 18-42 Months w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    Jeanne Hall and Really Awesome Rabbit are ready for fun. Registration begins Tuesday, July 22. Birth date must be from 2/11 to 2/13. No siblings.
    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!
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM Green Meadow Farms for ages 3 1/2 years to entering grade 6 Remind Me about this Event  
    Enjoy this exciting hands-on program featuring bunnies, bugs and baby farm animals. Tickets will be available starting Wednesday, July 23 at 11:00 a.m. Pre-schoolers must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are limited. First come, first served.
    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
 
lib_book_pencil 8:00 PM LIBRARY BOARD MEETING - All welcome. Remind Me about this Event  
    PLEASE NOTE: Board Meeting will be held in the Children's Story Hour Room on Wednesday, August 6.
The East Meadow Public Library Board meets once a month, usually on the first Wednesday evening. All meetings are open to the public and all are welcome.

    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
Thursday August 7, 2014 Go To Top
nat_tulip.GIF 10:00 AM Caregivers Rap Group Remind Me about this Event  
    It has been brought to our attention by a patron, that it would be helpful for those who are caregivers to have a place to talk with other caregivers. So, we are starting a patron-driven meeting the first Thursday of every month. Come down to the Small Conference Room at 10 a.m. and meet other caregivers. Just take some time to share your concerns and get a break from the stress of being the caregiver to someone you love.
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM Toddler Time for ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 years with caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    An introductory listening experience for toddlers with a program of simple stories, fingerplays, games and songs for both adult and child. Registration begins Thursday, July 3. Birth date must be from 1/11 to 1/12. Limited to 15 children.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
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
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misc_scissors 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Drop-In Crafts for ages 3 years and up w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    Come to the library and make creative crafts with your child. Enjoy this time together. No registration required.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
food_meal 7:00 PM YA: Dessert in a Jar Remind Me about this Event  
    Dessert in a Jar - Create delicious and colorful individual desserts in a jar – easy to transport and share with friends and family. $2 materials fee. Registration begins July 21.
Friday August 8, 2014 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 9:00 AM RESERVATIONS OPEN:
8/19 FRIENDS of EMPL FOREIGN FILM: The Jewish Cardinal
Remind Me about this Event  
    "The Jewish Cardinal" tells the amazing true story of Jean-Marie Lustiger, the son of Polish-Jewish immigrants, who maintained his cultural identity as a Jew even after converting to Catholicism and joining the priesthood. Lustiger was appointed Archbishop of Paris by Pope Jean Paul II - and found a new platform to celebrate his dual identity as a Catholic Jew. When nuns plan to build a convent within the walls of Auschwitz, Lustiger may be forced at last to choose his side. (2013 French with English Subtitles) Reservations in Public Relations, by phone at 794-2570 ext 560, or in person, starting Friday, August 8. (No online registration for this event.)

Rated: Not Rated
Running Time: 1 hr. 30 min.



    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Toys and Tots for ages 18-30 months w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    Join us for four fun-filled sessions of free-play, puzzles and art. Make new friends! Registration begins Thursday, July 3. Birth date must be from 1/12 to 1/13. Limited to 12 families.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
ent_filmproj 1:00 PM CLASSIC FILM: Flying High (1926)
with commentator John Carpenter
Remind Me about this Event  
    "Flying High" (1931) - Man-crazy waitress Pansy Potts (Charlotte Greenwood) offers $500 for a husband. She gets a photo of Clark Gable, a come-on to meet penniless Rusty Krouse (Bert Lahr – clearly a Gable look-alike). After a series of comic adventures, they both get their wish. Based on George White’s Broadway hit starring Lahr, "Flying High" features musical numbers staged by Busby Berkeley.
Rated: Unrated
Time: 1 hr. 19 min.
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM TAIL WAGGIN’ TUTOR READ DOGS - GRADES 1-5 Remind Me about this Event  
    The Read Dogs are back by popular demand! Some children find it difficult to read in front of people, but not to a dog. Dogs are non-judgmental. All EMPL dogs are certified by Therapy Dogs International, all are trained and must pass a test before being admitted into the program. Tail Waggin’ Tutors will be here most Fridays from 4 to 6 p.m. Appointments necessary. Limited space. Readers with 2 absences without 24 hrs. notice, will not be able to continue in the program. Please register by calling 794-2570 ext. 560 or register online at eastmeadow.info. Reading to a dog is great fun and helps develop reading skills.

 
ent_note 7:30 PM CABARET & DESSERT: Fascinating Gershwin Remind Me about this Event  
    The vibrant and talented Broadway singer Teri Dale Hansen and extraordinary pianist Alexander Wu will take you on a trip down Nostalgia Lane through the timeless songs, and piano works, of the Gershwin brothers. Reservations open Monday, July 28 at 9 a.m..

All reservations may be made in the Public Relations Office, online at www.eastmeadow.info, or by phone at 516-794-2570 ext. 560.
TWO PERSON MAXIMUM PER RESERVATION
. East Meadow School District residents only on first day of registration.

* * * 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
    The registration period has not begun.
Saturday August 9, 2014 Go To Top
elect_clock_alarm SUMMER SATURDAY HOURS: Library open 9 AM - 1 PM Remind Me about this Event  
    Regular Saturday hours (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) resume Saturday, September 6.
Sunday August 10, 2014 Go To Top
nat_sun LIBRARY CLOSED Remind Me about this Event  
    SUMMER HOURS - Library closed on Sundays until October 5.
Monday August 11, 2014 Go To Top
med_red_cross 1:45 PM  -  7:45 PM BLOOD DRIVE Remind Me about this Event  
    We will be holding a Blood Drive sponsored by Legislator Tom McKevitt on Monday, August 11 from 1:45 to 7:45 p.m. Your donations to LI Blood Services will help ensure that this lifesaving resource is readily available in our community whenever needed. Please call us at 794-2570, ext. 560 to make an appointment beginning Thursday, July 10.
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 6:30 PM Conversational Group for Immigrants Remind Me about this Event  
Tuesday August 12, 2014 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 10:00 AM Meditation Remind Me about this Event  
    The Library will be presenting an ongoing program on the art of Meditation. Sessions will be held on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. in the Community Room. The class will introduce us to meditation and explain how it can improve the quality of our lives, by reducing stress, improving health, and looking at life in a different way.
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lib_bookflipping 5:00 PM Book Buddy Storytime for grades K-2 Remind Me about this Event  
    Join our book buddies for story time fun. Registration begins Tuesday, July 1.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
misc_bingo 7:00 PM Game Night for grades 3-5 Remind Me about this Event  
    Join our book buddies for an hour of board game fun. Registration begins Tuesday, July 1 at 7:00 p.m. Limited to 20 children.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
misc_scissors 7:00 PM Tots at Night for ages 2 years - Not Yet in K w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    Let's have fun with Donna Green making a caterpillar. Registration begins Monday, July 28 at 7:00 p.m. Birth date must be on or before 8/12. No siblings.
    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
 
nat_summertime 7:00 PM YA: Beach Jewelry Remind Me about this Event  
    Beach Jewelry - Make a tribal beach necklace with wood, shells and real turquoise! We have the tools and supplies. Just bring your creativity! $2 materials fee. Registration begins July 21.
Wednesday August 13, 2014 Go To Top
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 5:30 PM YA: MANGA CLUB Remind Me about this Event  
    Join the Manga Club! - konichiwa!

Join the fun! We bring you the finest of the anime and manga culture. This is a club for tweens and teens who are huge fans of any anime/manga. Feel free to stop on by. We normally meet once a week on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. Call Young Adult Department for more information. 516-794-2570 x237
 
nat_stars2 7:00 PM Evening Book Discussion / Author SKYPE:
When We Were Strangers by Pamela Schoenwaldt
Remind Me about this Event  
    Trying to figure out what to read next? Love to talk about books? Then join us at Read ’n Share. This informal meeting occurs every other month and provides an opportunity for people to share the titles they liked and loved with others. Everyone is welcome. For more information about our Book Discussion Group, call the Reader Services Department. Tonight's book: "When We Were Strangers" by Pamela Schoenwaldt - BOOK DISCUSSION: 7 p.m. followed by AUTHOR/SKYPE: 8 p.m.

“If you leave Opi, you’ll die with strangers,” Irma Vitale’s mother always warned. After her beloved mother’s passing, 20-year-old Irma risks rough passage to America and workhouse servitude to achieve her dream of making dresses for gentlewomen. In the raw immigrant quarters, Irma begins to stitch together a new life . . . until the Great Chicago Fire. Irma reaches deep within to find that she has even more to offer the world than her remarkable ability with a needle and thread.


 
nat_stars 7:00 PM Pajama Time for ages 3 1/2 years to grade 2 Remind Me about this Event  
    Come to the library in your pj's and listen to bedtime stories with Dara Linthwaite. Don't forget to bring your favorite stuffed toy! Registration begins, Wednesday, July 30 at 7:00 p.m. Birth date must be on or before 2/11.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
Thursday August 14, 2014 Go To Top
elect_computer1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM COMPUTER CLASS: Intro to Computers III
Remind Me about this Event  
    JULY/AUGUST COMPUTER CLASSES - This summer we will be continuing our series of introductory computer classes for adults. Each class is $10, and registration begins on Tuesday, July 1 in Public Relations. You may register for one, or all, of these classes:

Intro to Computer I for Adults - Thursday, July 10, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Computer II - Thursday, July 10, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Computer III - Thursday, August 14, 10 – 12 p.m.
Computer IV - Thursday, August 14, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
 
elect_computer1 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM COMPUTER CLASS: Intro to Computers IV
Remind Me about this Event  
    JULY/AUGUST COMPUTER CLASSES - This summer we will be continuing our series of introductory computer classes for adults. Each class is $10, and registration begins on Tuesday, July 1 in Public Relations. You may register for one, or all, of these classes:

Intro to Computer I for Adults - Thursday, July 10, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Computer II - Thursday, July 10, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Computer III - Thursday, August 14, 10 – 12 p.m.
Computer IV - Thursday, August 14, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
 
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
 
misc_scissors 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Drop-In Crafts for ages 3 years and up w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    Come to the library and make creative crafts with your child. Enjoy this time together. No registration required.
    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
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rec_paintbucket 7:00 PM YA: Splatter Painted Message Board Remind Me about this Event  
    Splatter Painted Message Board - Cut and decorate cork tiles that will be transformed into alphabet shaped message boards. After one coat of paint, let the splattering begin. $2 materials fee. Registration begins July 21.
Friday August 15, 2014 Go To Top
elect_video_camera 1:00 PM FAMILY FILM: The Lego Movie
1 p.m. ONLY
Remind Me about this Event  
    The original 3D computer animated story follows Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared.
Rated: PG
Running Time: 1 hr. 40 min.

 
anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM TAIL WAGGIN’ TUTOR READ DOGS - GRADES 1-5 Remind Me about this Event  
    The Read Dogs are back by popular demand! Some children find it difficult to read in front of people, but not to a dog. Dogs are non-judgmental. All EMPL dogs are certified by Therapy Dogs International, all are trained and must pass a test before being admitted into the program. Tail Waggin’ Tutors will be here most Fridays from 4 to 6 p.m. Appointments necessary. Limited space. Readers with 2 absences without 24 hrs. notice, will not be able to continue in the program. Please register by calling 794-2570 ext. 560 or register online at eastmeadow.info. Reading to a dog is great fun and helps develop reading skills.

 
nat_poppy 7:00 PM EMPL Girls' Night Out: Women’s Healing Circle-Ritual and Empowerment Remind Me about this Event  
    Join us for a summer "Girls’ Night Out" featuring an evening of Women’s Healing Circle-Ritual and Empowerment with music by Kokila Bennett and Ritual Ceremony presented by Irene Windhorse. Join Rev. Irene Windhorse and Kokila for an evening of Gaia Healing Ceremony for healing with meditation, music and discussion. Irene Windhorse combines the forces of nature with practical modern day advice and meditation for healing and empowerment. Kokila’s mesmerizing music accompanies the meditation, promoting healing from the stresses of life and bringing you to a more peaceful, centered place. Registration opens Monday, August 4.

Saturday August 16, 2014 Go To Top
elect_clock_alarm SUMMER SATURDAY HOURS: Library open 9 AM - 1 PM Remind Me about this Event  
    Regular Saturday hours (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) resume Saturday, September 6.
Sunday August 17, 2014 Go To Top
nat_sun LIBRARY CLOSED Remind Me about this Event  
    SUMMER HOURS - Library closed on Sundays until October 5.
Monday August 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Play Hooray Baby and Me for ages 6-18 Months w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    Nursery rhymes, fingerplays, music and more! Registration begins Monday, August 4. Birth date must be from 2/13 to 2/14. No siblings. Limited to 20 children.
    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
 
misc_kidsreading 10:45 AM Play Hooray Toddler and Me for ages 18- 36 months w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    Clap your hands, stomp your feet and wiggle to the beat! Registration begins Monday, August 4. Birth date must be from 8/11 to 2/14. No siblings.
    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
 
rec_knitting 1:30 PM Loving Hands Knitting for Charity Club Remind Me about this Event  
    Come, relax, enjoy yourself, and knit for charity. Beginners welcome, supplies provided. No registration needed. PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL STARTING TIME: 1:30 PM.
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 6:30 PM Conversational Group for Immigrants Remind Me about this Event  
Tuesday August 19, 2014 Go To Top
ent_note 9:00 AM RESERVATIONS OPEN
9/5 CABARET & DESSERT: Guy Mintus Trio
Remind Me about this Event  
    Guy Mintus is a recent recipient of the Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award by ASCAP and of two Down Beat Magazine Student Awards for Outstanding Jazz Performance and Arrangement. Guy is studying at the Manhattan School of Music on a full scholarship while performing at major venues. Now he is at EMPL! Reservations open Tuesday, August 19 at 9 a.m . East Meadow residents only first day of registration.

All reservations may be made in the Public Relations Office, online at www.eastmeadow.info, or by phone at 516-794-2570 ext. 560.
TWO PERSON MAXIMUM PER RESERVATION
.

* * * 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
 
anim_butterfly_01 10:00 AM Meditation Remind Me about this Event  
    The Library will be presenting an ongoing program on the art of Meditation. Sessions will be held on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. in the Community Room. The class will introduce us to meditation and explain how it can improve the quality of our lives, by reducing stress, improving health, and looking at life in a different way.
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lib_bookpurple 7:00 PM YA: Locker Accessories Remind Me about this Event  
    Locker Accessories - Make homemade locker accessories to decorate your school locker. $1 fee. Registration begins July 21.
 
ent_filmproj 7:30 PM FRIENDS of EMPL FOREIGN FILM:
The Jewish Cardinal (2013 - French with English subtitles)
Remind Me about this Event  
    "The Jewish Cardinal" tells the amazing true story of Jean-Marie Lustiger, the son of Polish-Jewish immigrants, who maintained his cultural identity as a Jew even after converting to Catholicism and joining the priesthood. Lustiger was appointed Archbishop of Paris by Pope Jean Paul II - and found a new platform to celebrate his dual identity as a Catholic Jew. When nuns plan to build a convent within the walls of Auschwitz, Lustiger may be forced at last to choose his side.
Reservations in Public Relations, by phone at 794-2570 ext 560, or in person, starting Friday, August 8. (No online registration for this event.)
Rated: Not Rated
Running Time: 1 hr. 30 min.



    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
Wednesday August 20, 2014 Go To Top
trans_van 10:00 AM BUS TRIP: World Premiere of MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL
Bay Street Theatre, Sag Harbor
Remind Me about this Event  
    "My Life Is A Musical" is about Parker. When Parker wakes up in the morning and leaves his apartment, he hears people singing, he sees people dancing - and no other person on earth knows this is happening. Parker’s life is a musical . . . and, Parker hates musicals! Follow Parker’s hilarious journey as he struggles to hide his predicament from the world, and possibly even finds love along the way. Price of the trip is $92 and includes transportation, theatre tickets and gratuities. Lunch on your own in picturesque Sag Harbor. Amount of walking at your discretion. First day of sale: Tuesday, July 15.

* * * Two tickets per family. First day of sale for East Meadow School District residents only. Seating for trips is limited and on a first come, first served basis. Tickets are non-refundable. Bus leaves promptly from all pick up points; we are not responsible for those who are not on the bus at the posted time. Trip prices have increased due to higher bus and ticket costs. We cannot be responsible for traffic delays and inclement weather. Library is not responsible for numbered tickets distributed to hold places in line on ticket sale days.

       
 
misc_smiley 11:15 AM Jump for Joy for ages 18-42 months w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
    Games, costumes and lots of fun with Joy Oddo. Registration begins Tuesday, August 5. Birth date must be from 2/11 to 2/13. No siblings.
    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
 
ent_microphone1 1:00 PM Debate Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event  
    NEW TIME! Join us at 1 p.m. on the 3rd Wednesday of each month if you are interested in discussing social and political concerns, in a debate format, that affect us nationally or internationally.
 
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 5:30 PM YA: MANGA CLUB Remind Me about this Event  
    Join the Manga Club! - konichiwa!

Join the fun! We bring you the finest of the anime and manga culture. This is a club for tweens and teens who are huge fans of any anime/manga. Feel free to stop on by. We normally meet once a week on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. Call Young Adult Department for more information. 516-794-2570 x237
 
misc_wizard_hat 7:00 PM Chip Bryant for ages 3 1/2 years to entering grade 6 Remind Me about this Event  
    The wonderful performer and silent vaudevillian, Chip Bryant, performs a blend of mime, music, clowning, juggling, magic and puppetry. Tickets will be available starting Monday, August 4. First come, first served.
    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
Thursday August 21, 2014 Go To Top
trans_van 9:00 AM BUS TRIP ON SALE: 9/17 The Cloisters with Lunch at New Leaf Restaurant Remind Me about this Event  
    The Cloisters Museum and Gardens, which opened to the public in 1938, is a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Located in Fort Tryon Park in northern Manhattan, on a spectacular four-acre lot overlooking the Hudson River, it incorporates elements from medieval European cloisters. Cost of the trip is $66 and includes transportation, guided tour and lunch at the New Leaf Restaurant in Fort Tryon Park. Walking throughout the Cloisters, which is rustic – meaning, the floors are uneven. First day of sale: Thursday, August 21.

* * * Two tickets per family. First day of sale for East Meadow School District residents only. Seating for trips is limited and on a first come, first served basis. Tickets are non-refundable. Bus leaves promptly from all pick up points; we are not responsible for those who are not on the bus at the posted time. Trip prices have increased due to higher bus and ticket costs. We cannot be responsible for traffic delays and inclement weather. Library is not responsible for numbered tickets distributed to hold places in line on ticket sale days.

    The registration period has not begun.
 
trans_car 9:30 AM AARP Smart Driver Class Remind Me about this Event  
    Check Public Relations office for openings, 794-2570, ext. 560. Registration for each AARP class always opens on the first working day the month TWO months ahead of the class month. CLASSES FILL FAST, SO YOU MUST REGISTER EARLY !

Complete instructions for AARP registration, as well as for alternative insurance reduction classes, are in the Driving Display on the wall in the Browsing Room.You must have a current NYS Driver’s License to take this class. AARP class fee: $20 for AARP members & $25 for non-members (bring your AARP card to registration), and payment is by undated check only. Register in PR or by phone; first day of registration for EM School District residents. Instructions for registration are in the Information Display in the EMPL Library Cafe.

 
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
 
lib_dia 7:00 PM YA: Locker Accessories Remind Me about this Event  
    Locker Accessories - Make homemade locker accessories to decorate your school locker. $1 fee. Registration begins July 21.
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Friday August 22, 2014 Go To Top
elect_video_camera 1:00 PM FRIDAY FILM: The Book Thief
1 p.m. ONLY
Remind Me about this Event  
    While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Rated: PG-13
Running Time: 2 hr. 11 min.

 
anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM TAIL WAGGIN’ TUTOR READ DOGS - GRADES 1-5 Remind Me about this Event  
    The Read Dogs are back by popular demand! Some children find it difficult to read in front of people, but not to a dog. Dogs are non-judgmental. All EMPL dogs are certified by Therapy Dogs International, all are trained and must pass a test before being admitted into the program. Tail Waggin’ Tutors will be here most Fridays from 4 to 6 p.m. Appointments necessary. Limited space. Readers with 2 absences without 24 hrs. notice, will not be able to continue in the program. Please register by calling 794-2570 ext. 560 or register online at eastmeadow.info. Reading to a dog is great fun and helps develop reading skills.

 
ent_saxaphone 7:00 PM FAMILY CONCERT: Brady Rymer & The Little Band That Could Remind Me about this Event  
    Grammy nominees Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could make exuberant, big-hearted music for kids and families. Kids love the energy and Rymer’s music…well, it speaks to adults as well. This is just a great, feel-good evening for all. Appropriate for children 2 years old and up. Listen to “Love Me For Who I Am” or “I Found It.” I promise that you will find yourself singing along. Brady played at the White House this year, now he plays for us at EMPL! No Reservations Needed.
Saturday August 23, 2014 Go To Top
elect_clock_alarm SUMMER SATURDAY HOURS: Library open 9 AM - 1 PM Remind Me about this Event  
    Regular Saturday hours (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) resume Saturday, September 6.
Sunday August 24, 2014 Go To Top
nat_sun LIBRARY CLOSED Remind Me about this Event  
    SUMMER HOURS - Library closed on Sundays until October 5.
Monday August 25, 2014 Go To Top
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
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 6:30 PM Conversational Group for Immigrants Remind Me about this Event  
 
elect_video_camera 7:30 PM INDEPENDENT FILM:
Afternoon of a Faun
Remind Me about this Event  
    Of all the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq may have been the most transcendent. Because of her extraordinary movement and unique personality on stage, she became a muse to two of the greatest choreographers in dance, George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins. She eventually married Balanchine and Robbins created his famous version of Afternoon of a Faun for her. She had love, fame, adoration, and was the foremost dancer of her day until it suddenly all stopped. At the age of 27, she was struck down by polio and paralyzed. She never danced again. The ballet world has been haunted by her story ever since.
Rated: NR
Running Time: 1 hr. 31 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
Tuesday August 26, 2014 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 10:00 AM Meditation Remind Me about this Event  
    The Library will be presenting an ongoing program on the art of Meditation. Sessions will be held on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. in the Community Room. The class will introduce us to meditation and explain how it can improve the quality of our lives, by reducing stress, improving health, and looking at life in a different way.
 
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM Long Island Writers Guild Remind Me about this Event  
    We are pleased to announce that the Long Island Writers’ Guild will be at the Library to present a monthly writers’ workshop. This is the place to express yourself through prose, poetry, or playwriting. The Long Island Writers’ Guild invites anyone wishing to write to attend.
Wednesday August 27, 2014 Go To Top
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 5:30 PM YA: MANGA CLUB Remind Me about this Event  
    Join the Manga Club! - konichiwa!

Join the fun! We bring you the finest of the anime and manga culture. This is a club for tweens and teens who are huge fans of any anime/manga. Feel free to stop on by. We normally meet once a week on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. Call Young Adult Department for more information. 516-794-2570 x237
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elect_video_camera 6:00 PM ANIME TOON BLOCK:
Wolf Children
Remind Me about this Event  
    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.

Tonight: Wolf Children (A FAMILY FILM)

Hana is a 19-year-old student who falls in a “fairytale-like” love with a “wolf man.” Over the course of the 13-year story, Hana gives birth to two children—older sister Yuki, and younger brother Ame, or “Snow and Rain.” At first the family quietly lives in city trying to hide their wolf heritage, but when the “wolf man” suddenly dies, Hana makes the decision to move to a rural town, far from their previous city life.
Rated: PG
Running Time: 1 hr. 57 min.

    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
Thursday August 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_globe 12:30 PM Current Events Discussions Remind Me about this Event  
    Our monthly Current Events lectures, with Michael D’Innocenzo-Libresco, are open captioned and, therefore, accessible to the hearing impaired. Open Captioning is made possible through funding provided by Theatre Development Fund TAP program.
 
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
Friday August 29, 2014 Go To Top
elect_video_camera 1:00 PM FRIDAY FILM: The Monuments Men Remind Me about this Event  
    Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, "The Monuments Men" is an action-thriller focusing on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. Stars George Clooney, Matt Damon, John Goodman, Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray and more.
Rated: PG-13
Running Time: 1 hr. 58 min.

 
anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM TAIL WAGGIN’ TUTOR READ DOGS - GRADES 1-5 Remind Me about this Event  
    The Read Dogs are back by popular demand! Some children find it difficult to read in front of people, but not to a dog. Dogs are non-judgmental. All EMPL dogs are certified by Therapy Dogs International, all are trained and must pass a test before being admitted into the program. Tail Waggin’ Tutors will be here most Fridays from 4 to 6 p.m. Appointments necessary. Limited space. Readers with 2 absences without 24 hrs. notice, will not be able to continue in the program. Please register by calling 794-2570 ext. 560 or register online at eastmeadow.info. Reading to a dog is great fun and helps develop reading skills.

 
elect_video_camera 7:30 PM FRIDAY FILM: The Monuments Men Remind Me about this Event  
    Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, "The Monuments Men" is an action-thriller focusing on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. Stars George Clooney, Matt Damon, John Goodman, Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray and more.
Rated: PG-13
Running Time: 1 hr. 58 min.

Saturday August 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_usflag LABOR DAY WEEKEND - Library closed Remind Me about this Event  
Sunday August 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_usflag LABOR DAY WEEKEND - Library closed Remind Me about this Event  
Monday September 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_usflag LABOR DAY: Library closed Remind Me about this Event  
Wednesday September 3, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 8:00 PM LIBRARY BOARD MEETING - All welcome. Remind Me about this Event  
    The East Meadow Public Library Board meets once a month, usually on the first Wednesday evening. All meetings are open to the public and all are welcome.

    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
Friday September 5, 2014 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:00 PM CLASSIC FILM: Night After Night (1932)
with commentator John Carpenter
Remind Me about this Event  
    "Night After Night" (1932) - A successful ex-boxer buys a high-class speakeasy and falls for a rich society girl, who is unaware of his past. Complications ensue when some ex-girlfriends from his boxing days show up. Feature film debut of Mae West.
Rated: Passed
Time: 1 hr. 13 min.

 
ent_note 7:30 PM CABARET & DESSERT: Guy Mintus Trio Remind Me about this Event  
    Guy Mintus is a recent recipient of the Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award by ASCAP and of two Down Beat Magazine Student Awards for Outstanding Jazz Performance and Arrangement. Guy is studying at the Manhattan School of Music on a full scholarship while performing at major venues. Now he is at EMPL! Reservations open Tuesday, August 19 at 9 a.m . East Meadow residents only first day of registration.

All reservations may be made in the Public Relations Office, online at www.eastmeadow.info, or by phone at 516-794-2570 ext. 560.
TWO PERSON MAXIMUM PER RESERVATION
.

* * * 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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Sunday September 7, 2014 Go To Top
nat_sun LIBRARY CLOSED Remind Me about this Event  
    SUMMER HOURS - Library closed on Sundays until October 5.
Monday September 8, 2014 Go To Top
food_meal 7:00 PM SIMPLE COOKING: Apple Cobbler in a Jar Remind Me about this Event  
    Join us for our Simple Cooking Series, Mondays at 7 p.m.

July 7 – No Bake Oreo Cookie Cheesecake
August 4 – Taste of NYC: Egg Creams & Fresh Baked Soft Pretzels
September 8 – Apple Cobbler in a Jar (take home two ready-to-bake)

Easy cooking programs for family and friends to share together. There is nonrefundable $10 materials fee for each person cooking. You will have the food to take home (unless you eat it during the program). Space limited. Contact PR for openings at 794-2570 ext. 560.

Sunday September 14, 2014 Go To Top
nat_sun LIBRARY CLOSED Remind Me about this Event  
    SUMMER HOURS - Library closed on Sundays until October 5.
Wednesday September 17, 2014 Go To Top
trans_van 8:30 AM BUS TRIP: The Cloisters with Lunch at New Leaf Restaurant Remind Me about this Event  
    The Cloisters Museum and Gardens, which opened to the public in 1938, is a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Located in Fort Tryon Park in northern Manhattan, on a spectacular four-acre lot overlooking the Hudson River, it incorporates elements from medieval European cloisters. Cost of the trip is $66 and includes transportation, guided tour and lunch at the New Leaf Restaurant in Fort Tryon Park. Walking throughout the Cloisters, which is rustic – meaning, the floors are uneven. First day of sale: Thursday, August 21.

* * * Two tickets per family. First day of sale for East Meadow School District residents only. Seating for trips is limited and on a first come, first served basis. Tickets are non-refundable. Bus leaves promptly from all pick up points; we are not responsible for those who are not on the bus at the posted time. Trip prices have increased due to higher bus and ticket costs. We cannot be responsible for traffic delays and inclement weather. Library is not responsible for numbered tickets distributed to hold places in line on ticket sale days.

    The registration period has not begun.
Sunday September 21, 2014 Go To Top
nat_sun LIBRARY CLOSED Remind Me about this Event  
    SUMMER HOURS - Library closed on Sundays until October 5.
Sunday September 28, 2014 Go To Top
nat_sun LIBRARY CLOSED Remind Me about this Event  
    SUMMER HOURS - Library closed on Sundays until October 5.
Sunday October 5, 2014 Go To Top
elect_clock_alarm Regular Sunday Hours begin
Library open 1 - 5 PM
Remind Me about this Event  
Thursday January 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_party1 NEW YEAR'S DAY - Library closed Remind Me about this Event  
Thursday February 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_lincoln LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY - Library open 9 AM - 5 PM Remind Me about this Event  
Monday February 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_usflag PRESIDENTS DAY - Library closed Remind Me about this Event  
Sunday April 5, 2015 Go To Top
anim_rabbit EASTER SUNDAY
Library closed
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lib_book_pencil 8:00 PM LIBRARY BUDGET HEARING & Board Meeting - All welcome. Remind Me about this Event  
    PLEASE VISIT THE LIBRARY TO PICK UP A COPY OF THE LIBRARY BOARD's ANNUAL MESSAGE & PROPOSED BUDGET OR
CHECK OUR MAY / JUNE NEWSLETTER ONLINE AT www.eastmeadow.info. BUDGET VOTE is Tuesday, May 19, 2015.

The East Meadow Public Library Board meets once a month, usually on the first Wednesday evening. All meetings are open to the public and all are welcome.

    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room
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