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Friday December 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM RESERVATIONS OPEN FOR 12/11 CONCERT: The Elder Statesmen Remind Me about this Event  

The Elder Statesmen     Sunday, December 11 at 2 p.m.

The Elder Statesmen were here last year.  The response was tremendous and we have had many requests to bring them back.  So here they are!  The Elder Statesmen is a 
traditional gospel group consisting of several African American gentlemen whose families emigrated from the South during the Great Migration. On average, the members are over 60 and their name “characterizes who they are collectively.” They sing a variety of musical formats, including hymns and spirituals, gospel and jubilee, a capella and with instruments. The Elder Statesmen have performed in numerous churches, folk festivals, gospel competitions and at local events.  
Reservations open on Friday, December 2. You may register online, by phone 516 794-2570, ext 560, or in PR office,  East Meadow School District residents only on first day of sale; 2 reservations per person max.


ent_guitar01 10:00 AM Hands on Music for ages 18-36 months w/caregiver Remind Me about this Event  

Sing and clap your hands with Dara Linthwaite. Registration begins Friday, November 18. Birthdate must be from 12/13 to 6/15. No siblings. 

    Location: Children's Room
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
misc_none 1:00 PM Classic Film: ALIAS BOSTON BLACKIE (1942) Remind Me about this Event  

ALIAS BOSTON BLACKIE (1942)         
Friday, December 2 at 1 p.m. 

In the Christmas spirit, Boston Blackie decides to entertain the inmates at his old “alma mater” by bringing a variety show headed by clown Roggi McKay. Roggi drops one of his showgirls, as she has already visited her prisoner brother, Joe Trilby, the maximum allowed number of times that month. However, Blackie lets her come along. Inspector Farraday and Detective Joe Mathews unexpectedly join the group on the bus to keep an eye on Blackie. Joe manages to escape from prison, by tying Roggi up and putting on his costume and makeup. Farraday suspects Blackie helped him.  Stars Chester Morris. 
With Short: So Long Mr. Chumps (1942),  with The Three Stooges
Rated: Approved            
Running Time 1 hr. 26 min

misc_none 7:30 PM Cabaret & Dessert: An Evening with JayCee Driesen Remind Me about this Event  

An Evening with JayCee Driesen: Come To The Cabaret    
Friday, December 2 at 7:30 p.m.

A compilation of Broadway, Standards, Blues, Jazz and more!! Female vocalist, songwriter, and producer from Long Island, JayCee Driesen, known amongst followers simply as “JayCee”, has entertained audiences nationally. Her bold signature voice embraces the true effervescence of America’s rich musical past, with the youthful freshness of the present as she captivates an audience, whether she is performing classic standards, hit Broadway Show tunes, mid and up tempo’s, contemporary favorites or her own originals. Reservations open Tuesday, November 22, online and in PR at 9 a.m.

Saturday December 3, 2016 Go To Top
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
Group will meet at the East Meadow Public Library on Saturday mornings at 11 a.m. in the Cookbook Nook.


misc_none 1:00 PM A Special Saturday Concert Children’s Concert for the Community Remind Me about this Event  

A Special Saturday Concert:
A Children’s Concert for the Community                   Saturday, December 3 at 1 p.m.

Every year pianist Peter Papiewski sponsors young talented pianists to perform in a concert to give back to their community.  He wants them to share their gifts and understand that they are so lucky to possess such talent.  We are fortunate that he has chosen to hold the concert at EMPL.  These are highly gifted young classical musicians.  Please come to enjoy this very special afternoon.  

No reservations needed.


Sunday December 4, 2016 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 2:00 PM OPENING RECEPTION:
Exhibit: The Annual Invitational Art Show
Remind Me about this Event  


December is the month for our Invitational Art Show featuring the first place winners of the 2016 Juried Art Show, among other local artists.

You are cordially invited to the Opening Reception on Sunday,  December 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. Light refreshments and music.


Monday December 5, 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 1:00 PM Ira Epstein presents a program on Johnny Carson Remind Me about this Event  

Ira Epstein talks about Johnny Carson              Monday, December 5 at 1 p.m.

We love to have Ira Epstein back to showcase iconic comedians.  This afternoon he will be presenting the comedy of Johnny Carson, who changed late night television forever.  There has never been another like him.  Come and laugh for a while.  It might be the best thing for you. 


lib_bookshelf 2:00 PM OPEN HOUSE: TRANSFORMING THE LIBRARY FOR THE FUTURE ! Remind Me about this Event  

EMPL OPEN HOUSE: Come see our building plans for the future EMPL in the Browsing Room Cafe ! 

Architectural plans will be available for you to view, improvements and changes will be discussed, and your questions addressed.

The Bond Vote is scheduled for Tuesday, March 2, 2017.


misc_chefshat 7:00 PM SIMPLE COOKING: Chocolate Covered Anything Remind Me about this Event  

Simple Cooking 
Mondays at 7 p.m.

December 5 –  Chocolate Covered Anything to get ready for  
                       National Chocolate-Covered-Anything Day
January 9  –      Snowman Cake Pops!  

Easy cooking programs for family and friends to share together. There is nonrefundable $5 materials fee for each person cooking. You will have the food to take home (unless you eat it during the program). 
Space is limited. Contact PR for openings at 794-2570 ext. 560. 



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Tuesday December 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM Register for 12/28/17 Blood Drive Remind Me about this Event  

Blood Drive         
Thursday, December 29 from 1:45 to 7:45 p.m.
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 
Tuesday, December 6.

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.


    Location: Downstairs Meeting Room A
misc_none 12:30 PM SENIOR RAP GROUP Remind Me about this Event  

Senior Rap        Tuesdays, November 1 and December 6
The First Tuesday of Every Month at 12:30 p.m.
Need to talk with peers?  We have the program for you.  This group meets the first Tuesday of every month just to talk, have coffee, and be among friends.  
No registration. 

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 7:00 PM Create a Silk Scarf with Madona Cole-Lacy Remind Me about this Event  

Create a Silk Scarf with Madona Cole-Lacy
Tuesday, December 6 at 7 p.m.

For adults, & children (age 8 and over) with an adult

Madona Cole-Lacy, textile artist and cultural arts educator, will lead a holiday-themed silk scarf workshop, or you can make a scarf for any season. Participants will be creating their own designs on silk scarves.  Great for a gift or to wear yourself.  Materials fee of $10.  Registration begins Monday, November 21, online or in PR.


rec_knitting 7:00 PM Crochet Group Remind Me about this Event  

Interested in Crochet?  Join the EMPL Crochet Group.

Crochet classes will be held in the Cookbook Nook at 7 p.m. on Tuesday evenings.  We ask that Beginners attend the first class of the month. Please call the Public Relations office at 794-2570, ext. 560 for information & openings.  A list of supplies will be given to you when you register.

nat_stars 7:00 PM Pajama Time for ages 3 1/2 -6 years Remind Me about this Event  

It's time for bedtime stories at the library. Don't forget to bring your favorite stuffed toy! Registration begins Tuesday, November 22 at 7:00 p.m. Birthdate must be from 12/10 to 6/13.

    Location: Children's Story Hour Room
misc_none 7:00 PM YA: Necklace Craft Remind Me about this Event  

Tuesday, December 6 
@ 7 p.m.
Necklace Craft 
Make a semi-precious stone 
necklace using various jewelry techniques. 

Sign up to make handmade crafts that will make beautiful holiday gifts. Registration for all holiday crafts begins 
Monday, November 28.


Wednesday December 7, 2016 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!



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
Thursday December 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM RESERVATIONS OPEN FOR CONCERT: PUBLIQuartet Remind Me about this Event  

Publiquartet            Sunday, December 18 
Dubbed “independent-minded” by The New Yorker, PUBLIQuartet’s creative programming lends a fresh perspective to the Classical music scene. PUBLIQuartet was selected as Concert Artists Guild’s New Music/New Places Ensemble at the Concert Artists Guild Competition, also winning their Sylvia Ann Hewlett Adventurous Artist Prize.  Hailed by WQXR as a “…‘genre-independent’ quartet that not only vehemently supports emerging composers, but also composes collectively’…,” the group received Chamber Music America’s 2015 ASCAP Adventurous Programming Award for outstanding and innovative approaches to contemporary classical, jazz, and world chamber music. Now it is your turn to experience their award-winning talent.  Registration opens on Thursday, December 8.

    The registration period has not begun.
misc_none 1:00 PM Parker Jewish Institute for Alzheimer’s Care Remind Me about this Event  

Parker Jewish Institute for Alzheimer’s Care        
Thursday, December 8 at 1 p.m.
The Parker Jewish Institute is on the cutting edge of health care for those with Alzheimer’s.  This meeting is for those at the beginning stages of Alzheimer’s and for caregivers.  Find out what is available for you and how they can help you.  This is an important informational program. 

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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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