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Thursday March 5, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_shamrock 9:00 AM RESERVATIONS OPEN: 3/15 Concert - Fiddlers Green for St. Patrick’s Day Remind Me about this Event  
   
 
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Fiddlers’ Green. Join us for some good old fashioned Irish music and stories. The quartet performs familiar and less known Irish music - rousing songs to sensitive ballads. They feature traditional instruments and beautiful Irish tenors. Sing along, do a jig, or just clap your hands. Always a good time! An EMPL favorite.
Reservations open on Thursday, March 5. All reservations can be made in the Public Relations Office, online at www.eastmeadow.info, or by phone at 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
    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.
 

 
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 w/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, January 22. Birth date must be from 8/11 to 8/12. 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
 
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 on Tuesday or Thursday during the months of March and April 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.   
 
 
lib_book_mag 4:15 PM Kindergarten Storytime for those in Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event  
   

Stories, crafts and fun especially for this age group. Registration begins Thursday, January 22. Limited to 22 children.

    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
med_red_cross 7:00 PM EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS sponsored by Legislator Kevan Abrahams Remind Me about this Event  
   
 
Learn about how to stay safe following a natural disaster that can occur anytime, anywhere and affect anyone. Receive important information and resources on how to stay safe and keep your family & property safe. Residents are encouraged to attend to learn how to develop an individualized disaster/evacuation plan.

 

    Location: Main Lobby
Friday March 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:15 AM Parent/Child Workshop for ages 18-30 months w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
   

Free play, crafts and circle time! Early childhood specialists join us to address issues and answer questions. Registration begins Friday, February 13. Birth date must be from 8/12 to 8/13. Limited to 12 families.

    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
misc_kidsreading 10:45 AM Parent/Child Workshop for ages 18-30 months w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  
   

Free play, crafts and circle time! Early childhood specialists join us to address issues and answer questions. Registration begins Friday, February 13. Birth date must be from 8/12 to 8/13. Limited to 12 families.

    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
ent_filmproj 1:00 PM CLASSIC FILM: Goin' To Town (1935)
with commentator John Carpenter
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GOIN’ TO TOWN  (1935)     Goin’ to Town is the story of an ambitious woman named Cleo Borden (Mae West) who grew up in a saloon. She loves the men and the men love her, but her aspirations lead her to enter into a contract to marry a wealthy man. He dies and leaves her all of his fortune. She soon learns that although she has money, she is not yet a lady, so she embarks on a journey to become one.
Rated: Passed         Running Time: 1 hr. 14 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.  Reading to a dog is great fun and helps develop reading skills.  For more informaion call the Public Relations office at 794-2570, ext. 560.
 

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ent_note 7:30 PM CABARET & DESSERT: ST. PATRICK’S DAY SONGS
with Paul Joseph Quartet
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RESERVATIONS FILLED - You may come as a standby if you wish.

The Paul Joseph Quartet is known for its unique jazz arrangements of classical music, as exemplified in its performance with New York’s Nova Philharmonic of “Mozart Meets Jazz.” As well as their Classical Jazz programming, they’ve concertized extensively the past several years doing a variety of American Songbook composer-theme programs featuring Gershwin, Rodgers, Porter, Kern, Ellington and even holiday jazz. The PJQ’s dynamic rhythm section consists of drummer Mike Corn and bassist Edgar Mills, both seasoned performers and producers, who are joined by the eclectic violinist Susan Mitchell.   
Reservations open on Thursday, February 19. 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
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Sunday March 8, 2015 Go To Top
ent_note 2:00 PM CONCERT: Steel Sensation
in partnership with LI Traditions
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RESERVATIONS FILLED - You may come as a standby if you wish.

Steel Sensation, in partnership with Long Island Traditions, is a Trinidadian steelband founded in 1995 by Ian Japsi. The group’s members range in age from 21 to 40 years old. Their repertoire includes calypsos, jazz melodies, bolero, and show tunes.  They play on family occasions and religious holidays. In this program, Steel Sensation discusses the music and cultural history of Trinidad, and how steelbands overcame political obstacles in order to perform at traditional celebrations.  Reservations open beginning Tuesday, February 17. All reservations can be made in the Public Relations Office, online at www.eastmeadow.info, or by phone at 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
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Monday March 9, 2015 Go To Top
office_meeting1 10:00 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.

 
lib_teddybear_reading 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, fingerplays and nursery rhymes. Registration begins Monday, February 9. Birth date must be from 8/13 to 5/14. Limited to 15 children. No siblings.

    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
 
elect_computer1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM COMPUTER CLASS: Intro to Computers I
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MARCH / APRIL COMPUTER CLASSES - This spring we will be continuing our series of introductory computer classes for adults. Each class is $10, and registration begins on Monday, February 23 in Public Relations office, 794-2570, ext 560. You may register for one, or all, of these classes:


Intro to Computer I for Adults - Monday, March 9, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Computer II - Monday, March 9, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Intro to the Internet - Monday, April 13, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Intro to email -  Monday, April 13, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
 

 
elect_computer1 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM COMPUTER CLASS: Intro to Computers II
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MARCH / APRIL COMPUTER CLASSES - This spring we will be continuing our series of introductory computer classes for adults. Each class is $10, and registration begins on Monday, February 23 in Public Relations office, 794-2570, ext 560. You may register for one, or all, of these classes:


Intro to Computer I for Adults - Monday, March 9, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Computer II - Monday, March 9, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Intro to the Internet - Monday, April 13, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Intro to email -  Monday, April 13, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
 

 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 6:30 PM Conversational Group for Immigrants Remind Me about this Event  
 
misc_earth 7:00 PM Muslim Journeys Book Discussion: Dreams of Trespass by Fatima Mernissi Remind Me about this Event  
   

"Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys" is a scholar-led reading and discussion program designed to foster opportunities for informed community conversations about the histories, faith, and cultures of Muslims around the world and within the United States. This is only available to sites that have been selected to receive the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf. ALA and NEH invited the humanities councils and public, academic, and community college libraries that are participating in the Bookshelf to apply for "Let’s Talk About It." In May 2013, NEH and ALA selected 125 libraries and humanities councils to participate in the project. Each participating site will focus on one of five Muslim Journeys themes, hosting a five-part, scholar-led reading and discussion series exploring the theme and related books.

Our theme will be American Stories, and our scholar is the esteemed Dr. Hussein Rashid from Hofstra University.
TONIGHT'S BOOK: "Dreams of Trespass" by Fatima Mernissi

Commentator: Dr. Hussein Rashid

 

Tuesday March 10, 2015 Go To Top
ent_violin 9:00 AM RESERVATIONS OPEN
3/22 Concert: Violinist Alexi Kenny
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Violinist Alexi Kenney commands attention with his distinctive poise, musical intellect, and thoughtful repertoire, attributes which contributed to his recent win at the 2013 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition at the age of nineteen. His numerous other awards include top prizes at the Yehudi Menuhin International Competition (2012), the Mondavi Center Competition (2010), and the 2013 Kronberg Academy master classes.  In 2014-15, Alexi makes his Carnegie Hall recital debut at Weill Hall as part of CAG’s Winners Series.  Alexi has given recitals at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., Napa’s Festival del Sole, and the Mondavi Center and has been featured on NPR’s From the Top. Reservations open on Tuesday, March 10.  All reservations can be made in the Public Relations Office, online at www.eastmeadow.info, or by phone at 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
    The registration period has not begun.
 
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_bookshelf 10:00 AM Pre-School Storytime for ages 3 1/2 - Not yet in K Remind Me about this Event  
   

Have fun listening to wonderful stories. Registration begins Tuesday, January 20. Birth date must be on or before 8/11. Limited to 30 children.

    Location: Children's Story Hour 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 on Tuesday or Thursday during the months of March and April 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.   
 
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elect_camera 7:00 PM LI Center of Photography Remind Me about this Event  
   

Group meets monthly, usually the second Tuesday of the month to discuss the art of photography.

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