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Saturday April 22, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mcteen 10:30 AM  -  1:30 PM SAT or ACT Practice Test Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

SAT or ACT Practice Test
Saturday, April 22, 10:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Curvebreakers will administer a fully timed and proctored SAT or ACT exam, just like the real exam.  Teens will choose which test they want to take when they register in advance.  The practice exam will help students get a feel for the timing and stamina required for the real exam.  Each student will get back the graded exam with scoring information and customized comments written by Nick LaPoma, Curvebreakers founder and master tutor.

SAT or ACT Practice Test Score Results
Wednesday, May 3, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
Nick will hand back the exams, explain the scores and how to analyze them.  He will advise parents and students on how to choose between the SAT and the ACT.  Parents are encouraged to attend the results session.

For teens in grades 9 and above.  Advanced registration with teen's own library card is required and starts on Friday, April 7 at 10:00 am.  Teens who take the practice test are automatically registered for the score results session.  Should the practice test registration and waiting list become full, walk-in’s will be admitted on a first come first serve basis, if space permits. 

Contact: Courtney Greenblatt, Young Adult Librarian, 466-8055 ext. 218

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
   
Monday April 24, 2017 Go To Top
rec_yoga 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Yoga and Meditation Series facilitated by Sharon Epstein Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind. Studies have shown that yoga and meditation have remarkable healing effects for those who practice.

Open to all levels, this 60 minute class will promote flexibility, strength and balance for your body and mind. Bring a yoga mat, meditation pillow to sit on, water bottle and small towel.  Dress in comfortable clothing.

$35 registration for a series of 7 sessions.

Registration Required. Please register in person with the Programming & Publicity Dept. by check, money order (made out to the Great Neck Library) or cash. The fee is for the entire series and is not refundable for individual classes that cannot be attended.

Please call (516) 466-8055, ext. 208 for any further information.

Mondays April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, and June 5

Sharon Epstein, MS, E-RYT-500 has been studying and practicing yoga and meditation for over 30 years. Sharon loves teaching all levels and ages.  She teaches in yoga studios, synagogues, corporate offices, private homes, in hospitals, schools and camps. Sharon is a Great Neck resident.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:30 PM Board of Trustees Personnel Committee Meeting at Parkville Branch Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Closed to the Public

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
Tuesday April 25, 2017 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Scrabble at Main Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All are invited to enjoy a game of Scrabble at the Library. All levels of players are welcome.

    Location: Main - Small Multipurpose Room
 
misc_earth 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM English Language Conversation Second Level Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

During English Language Conversations, small, informal groups of people get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. The second level group is for the person who has some fluency in English and wants to learn sophisticated vocabulary and discuss assigned reading materials.

For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218. Groups are facilitated by Librarian Barbara Buckley.

All are welcome to sit in on the Beginner's class.

Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Board of Trustees Regular Meeting at Main Branch Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Executive Session 7:15pm -  8pm (Personnel Matters)

Public Meeting at 8 PM

    Location: Multi-Purpose Room, Main Library
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Wednesday April 26, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wednesday Film Matinee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS

2016, 110 minutes, PG-13

Director:     Stephen Frears

Cast:          Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg

Synopsis:   Heiress Florence Foster Jenkins longs to become an opera star in 1940s New York, despite possessing a horrible singing voice. With the help and encouragement of her husband and a talented musician, she finds a very strange kind of success as a performer and recording artist.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits

    Location: Main Library Community Room
 
misc_globe 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

English is a difficult language to learn.  If you are just starting, or need more practice, come join our weekly English Language Class. Our certified instructor will help you learn and practice.  We will be meeting for one hour weekly.

Registration required. Call 466-8055, ext. 273 beginning April 12 at 10:00 a.m.

 

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
 
misc_new_yellow 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM ESL Practice Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Practice the use of the English Language at the Parkville Branch

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
 
z_cust_mcteen 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM College Admissions: Your Roadmap to Success! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Michael Binder, one of the premier college consultants on Long Island will discuss the 5 key steps students can take to maximize their admissions and scholarship potential.   Learn how to differentiate yourself from other applicants, how to determine which colleges are truly best for you, how to use college visits to improve admissions chances, and how to get colleges to say “yes” to your application.

There is separate registration for teens and parents.  Parental attendance is encouraged, not required.

Contact: Courtney Greenblatt, Young Adult Librarian, 466-8055, ext. 218

    Location: Main Library Community Room
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Lakeville Literary Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

DEAD WAKE by Erik Larson

This is the Long Island Reads 2017 book. There is an author event at Long Island University in Brookville on Sunday, April 23, 2017 where this author will appear if readers are interested.

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:30 PM CANCELLED-Long Range Planning Committee Meeting at Main Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is CANCELLED due to lack of quorum.

    Location: Multi-Purpose Room, Main Library
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Thursday April 27, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book01 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM Book Discussions Librarian Mimi Rabizadeh
Discovering Our Inner Essence Through Awareness
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April 27:  Practicing the Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

Through practical techniques, meditations, and exercises Eckhart Tolle shows us how to "live a liberated life"; we will discuss some of his essential teachings including

* Seeing the world in the present moment
* freeing ourselves from "enslavement to the mind"
* living with awareness/consciousness on a daily basis

May 18: Rising Strong by Brene Brown

Rising Strong is a book about what it takes to get back up when we fall, and how owning our stories of struggle gives us the power to write a daring new ending.

June 8:  Happier by Tal Ben-Shahar

Grounded in the revolutionary "positive psychology" movement, Ben-Shahar combines scientific studies, scholarly research, self-help advice, and spiritual enlightenment principles that you can apply to your daily life.

Join us for one, two or all three discussions.  Book discussions will be led by reference librarian Mimi (Mahnaz) Rabizadeh

Register by calling 466-8055, ext. 218/219 or register online.                    

Registration begins on April 10.

Copies of the book will be available at the Library.

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
        There are many spaces available.
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lib_bookflipping 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Parkville Book Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
 
ent_filmproj 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS

2016, 110 minutes, PG-13

Director:     Stephen Frears

Cast:          Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg

Synopsis:   Heiress Florence Foster Jenkins longs to become an opera star in 1940s New York, despite possessing a horrible singing voice. With the help and encouragement of her husband and a talented musician, she finds a very strange kind of success as a performer and recording artist.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits

    Location: Station Branch Community Room
 
rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:45 PM Sticks in the Stacks: Knitting & Crochet Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Come and learn the basics, or perhaps just brush up on what you already know. All skill levels are welcome. Supplies will be provided, or bring your own from home.

Please call to register at ext. 232. Classes include the following dates: April 13 & 27, May 11 & 25, and June 8 & 22.

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Levels Extra Rehearsal Room Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
 
misc_quilt2 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Knitting and Crocheting Circle Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Now on every Thursday night! Love knitting and/or crocheting? Just starting out and like having others to help you? Advanced and like working with company?  Come join our ongoing knitting and crocheting circle! Help, advice, and chitchat will be facilitated.

 

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
Friday April 28, 2017 Go To Top
office_meeting1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Project Independence Men’s Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Project Independence provides services and opportunities for seniors that enable them to live independently while maintaining socially active and healthy lives, including help with health related issues, caregiver support, transportation needs for shopping and doctor’s appointments, food and nutrition, and access to benefit and financial assistance. They are a resource for social and recreational interests, and present lectures as well as hold meetings such as this Men’s Group at the Parkville Branch.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
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rec_painters_palette.GIF 4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Friday Fun Story Crafts Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Get creative with our monthly-themed story crafts! For ages 2 to 10 with parent/caregiver.

Registration starts Friday, April 7 at 10:00 am.

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
    The registration period has ended.
 
lib_book3 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Levels: BOOK CLUB with Jamie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Come discuss an amazing book over free snacks!  Our current book is Every Day by David Levithan.  “Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl.  In his New York Times bestselling novel, David Levithan introduces readers to what Entertainment Weekly calls a ‘wise, wildly unique’ love story about a teen who wakes up every morning in a different body, living a different life.”  Stop by the Levels office ASAP to pick up a copy and start reading!



Levels events now take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

http://www.greatnecklibrary.org/levels/home.html    
    Location: Levels Teen Center
        There are 14 spaces available.
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