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Wednesday June 20, 2018 -  Saturday September 8, 2018
   12:00 AM  -  12:00 AM Teen Summer Reading  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

Complete our online summer reading activity form to be entered in our raffle. Great Neck Public School students can help their school win a grand prize trophy! For information, go to https://greatnecklibrary.org/ya/tsr2018.html

 


Tuesday June 26, 2018 -  Monday July 23, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM In the Gallery Display Cases
Ocean Engagement:Coral Awareness
Lauren Skelly Bailey
 
   

Meet the artist on July 11 in the Lower Level Art Gallery from 5 to 7 p.m.

Thanks to the New York State Council on the Arts, and the Huntington Arts Council, this summer ceramic artist Lauren Skelly Bailey will be featured at the Great Neck Library as part of her Creative Communities Grant project. In her statement Lauren describes her work as exploring methods of making assemblage sculptures, conglomerations, installations, and figurines. "I consider myself as an explorer, seeking new ways of layering, swirling, forcing, bending, breaking and reusing surfaces."  A conversation between elements of nature emerges from her practice: flora, fauna, rocks, and the tooled objects made by man are called to mind. "In combining them, I forge a new perspective of these elements."

Lauren’s project entitled “Coral Awareness” will take shape in two parts the first is a gallery exhibition featuring new sculptures created from research on the effects global warming has had on corals. In this research Lauren found that corals emit their own algae tissues resulting in the coral turning completely white. From this research Lauren will be creating three installations focusing on the metamorphosis of healthy corals to bleached corals. The second portion of Lauren’s grant project will involve the public; she will be hosting two workshops at the library for adults 16+. Each workshop will supply all materials for the duration of the workshop. The first workshop (6/26 12-2pm) attendees will hand painting ceramic tiles with coral inspired imagery and learn about the effects of global warming on corals. The second workshop (6/28 12-2pm) will involve, hand-painting patterns on hand pressed clay, sweeping up the clay into ribbons, and manipulating these ribbons into coral sculptures. Both workshops involve some firing off site at Lauren’s ceramic studio and the works will be displayed in the library gallery for viewing post firing.  Please make sure to register for these limited engagements prior to the workshop to ensure there are enough materials for each attendee.  

 

For more information on Lauren Skelly Bailey’s studio practice and work, please visit www.laurenskellybailey.com

 

      

                                                                        Photo Credit: Michael James Bailey

    Location: Main Library Lower Lobby Art Gallery

Tuesday June 26, 2018 -  Monday July 30, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM In the Gallery
Dreamscapes and Journeys
Ginger Balizer-Hendler
 
   

Ginger Balizer-Hendler is a Long Island based artist whose vibrant, primitive work is based on her love for storytelling. She is continuing work on her Dreamscape paintings and is one of fourteen artists who belong to The Critique Group of Long Island.

Ganesh and the Lotus Flowers

    Location: Main Library Lower Lobby Art Gallery

Monday July 23, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Yoga and Meditation Series facilitated by Sharon Epstein  
   

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.

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.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only.  Registration begins June 25 for Great Neck School District residents, and July 2 for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library .  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

Classes July 9 to 30, August 6 to 20, and September 17.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sunshine Babies  
   

Sit, sing and play with your baby as our librarian teaches you new and traditional songs, finger-plays and very simple stories.  Meet and share this delightful experience with other parents and their new babies.

For ages 0 through 9 months (non-crawlers)

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 16, July 23 and July 30

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Summer Art Lab  
   

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore, and experiment in art.It’s about the process, not the product, in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

For ages 2 through 5 only

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to July 9, the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30, August 6, and August 13

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM An Afternoon at the Barnes Museum presented by Louise Cella Caruso  
   

In this PowerPoint presentation, we will examine select works of impressionist, post-impressionist and early modern works on display at the Barnes Museum.  Dr. Albert Barnes assembled one of the world’s most important holdings of fine art. From the moment the gallery became available, Dr. Barnes excitedly installed his collection.  The Barnes Museum holds 3000 masterpieces: 181 Renoir’s, 69 Cezanne’s, 59 Matisse’s, 46 Picasso’s, 16 Modigliani’s, 7 Van Gogh’s, and a myriad of decorative art objects. The collection has been praised for the singularity, boldness, and independence of Barnes’ vision.

Louise Cella Caruso has developed 23 art lectures thus far. She has a certification in art and antique appraising from C.W. Post, LIU’s Appraisal Institute.  She continued course study at museums in the US and Europe. Her research is ongoing.

Registration suggested beginning June 25 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Adult Coloring  
   

Join us for a laid back and relaxing hour of coloring on Monday afternoons.  We will play nice soft music and supply colored pencils and coloring pages.  All you have to do is com in, relax, and color.  Let your stress just melt away.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Summer Art Lab  
   

For 2 - 4 year olds and their caregivers.

Registration required.

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore and experiment in art.  It's about the process, not the product, in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

Registration begins Wednesday June 27, 2018, 9:30 am online only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055 (Must scroll back to July 9, the first day of the program for registration information.)

Meets weekly on Mondays July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13, 19, 26.

Location:  STATION BRANCH

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    Location: Station Branch
   4:30 PM  -  5:10 PM STREAM Along  
   

Join our Science based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

For grades 1st - 4th

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 9, July 16, July 23 and July 30

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Levels: LIVE FROM LEVELS with Mike!  
   

Help create the next episode of our SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE-style sketch comedy show!  Writers and performers needed, tech people too -- if you think you’re funny, come on down!

Levels events 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
 

 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Levels: UKULELE with Matt!  
   

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN UKE!!!  Start with the basics of this fun and versatile instrument. Learn strumming technique, chords, strumming patterns, and a few songs along the way. More advanced players: learn more complex chord structures, finger picking technique and melodies, and incorporate them into songs.

Levels events 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
 

 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Levels: CROSS-STITCH CLUB with Gabby!  
   

Our trendy new crafting session for the summer!  Make your own decorative signs, lettering and pictures while we enjoy the sunshine!



Levels events 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
 

 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Babysitting 101!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Interested in becoming a babysitter? Already responsible for children but not sure how to engage them? Considering studying early childhood education? Join us for a workshop on tips and tricks for starting or refreshing your babysitting skills. Activities will include learning how to engage children in literacy activities and projects, as well how to market your skills as a babysitter.

Advanced registration for teens in grade 7 and above with teens own library card, online, in person, or by phone, 466-8055 ext. 218. 

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Tuesday July 24, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 3D Printing for Beginners!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Join us for this 4-week program on the basics of 3d printing and design. Work with Makerbot Print, Thingiverse, and Tinkercad to print existing designs and make your own!

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
   12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM English Language Conversation facilitated by Librarian Barbara Buckley  
   
The Library invites all new speakers of English to join our English Language Conversation Group. 
These are small, informal groups of people that get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. 
Refreshments will be served. No registration required.
For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218.
 
 
    Location: Station Branch Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Let’s Face the Music and Dance: The Films of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers with Philip Harwood  
   

We see great chemistry in the musical films of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Starring in nine classic musicals at RKO, and then a reunion film at MGM, Astaire and Rogers not only advanced the genre of dance in the Hollywood Musical, but during a period of national economic crisis, this pair pulled us away from the misery of the world, danced their way into our hearts, and fulfilled our dreams. Film Historian Philip Harwood discusses the wonderful  films of Astaire and Rogers, with clips from  such films as Top Hat, Swing Time, Shall We Dance, The Barkleys of Broadway, and others.

Philip Harwood is a Film Historian and lectures on film at LIU: Post, where he is an Adjunct Lecturer in the Hutton House Lectures.  He teaches film studies at 92nd Street Y and the JCC in Manhattan and is a published author.

Registration suggested beginning June 25 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM STREAM-Along  
   

For grades 1 -4.

Registration required

Join our Science-based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

Meets weekly on Tuesdays July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28

Registration will begin on Wednesday June 27 at 9:30 am online or 10 am on the phone or in person.  516-466-8055

Location:  STATION BRANCH

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    Location: Station Branch
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Jr. Levels, Music, Film, Theater Summer Program!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Write a script, act in your own movie, and record the soundtrack for it! Learn film-making, acting, and song-writing from our staff of artists. This 5-week program is on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 7/10 to 8/2. 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   5:00 PM  -  5:40 PM STREAM Along  
   

Join our science-based programs for a great time with old and new friends! We will exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different projects each week.

For grades 1 through 4 only

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to July 10 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31, August 7, and August 14

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Levels: MULTIPLAYER ONLINE GAMING with Jamie!  
   

Come play casual online games with us!  We'll vote on a different game every week.  We can provide laptops, or you can just bring your own.

Levels events 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
 

 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM American Sign Language (ASL) 101!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Learn the basics of American Sign Language in this introduction to American Sign Language (ASL) as a living and unique language. Learn vocabulary and grammar for basic conversations. For students with no or minimal signing skills.

Advanced registration for teens in grade 7 and above with teens own library card, online, in person, or by phone, 466-8055 ext. 218. 

    Location: Station Branch
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Lego Night  
   

Come join us for Lego Night! You don't have to be young to love Legos, just young at heart.  This night is not just for kids, so come on out grown-ups!  What you build may even wind up on display at the branch.  Children under 10 must have a grown-up with them.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Summer Crafts  
   

Summer, Summer, Summer time!  Summer is the best - but if you're looking for a break from the summer heat, stop on by to make some cool summer-themed crafts.

For ages 5 - 10 years old

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 10, July 17, July 24 and July 31

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   7:15 PM  -  9:00 PM Special Board of Trustees Meeting at Station Branch  
   

Executive Session 7:15 pm - 8 PM

Public Meeting 8 PM

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Wednesday July 25, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us for stories, rhymes, songs, and activities! 

Ages 2 through 5 (siblings welcome)

No registration required - just drop in!

 

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   12:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Chess at Main  
   

Enjoy a game of chess.   All skill levels welcome.

    Location: Small Multipurpose Room Main
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Scrabble at Station  
   

Enjoy a game of Scrabble, now at the Station Branch!

Wednesdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

    Location: Station Branch
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wednesday Film Matinee  
   

LEISURE SEEKER

2017, 112 minutes, rated R

Director:  Paolo Virzi

Cast:      Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland, Janel Maloney, Joshua Mikel, Kirsty Mitchell, Dana Ivey, Christian Mckay

Synopsis:  A couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker.

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
   3:30 PM  -  4:45 PM Sticks in the Stacks  
   

Classes now held every Wednesday!

Come and learn the basics, perhaps just brush up on what you already know and help us crochet and knit for a cause!   All skill levels are welcome. Supplies will be provided, or bring your own from home.

Please call to register at ext. 232. 

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Jr. Levels, Music, Film, Theater Summer Program!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Write a script, act in your own movie, and record the soundtrack for it! Learn film-making, acting, and song-writing from our staff of artists. This 5-week program is on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 7/10 to 8/2. 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   4:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Children's Crochet Club  
   

Join us every Wednesday for our Children’s Crochet Club, whether you already know how to crochet or not! Work on a project for yourself or earn community service hours by making an item to donate to a local charity. Materials will be provided.

For children in grades 1 - 6

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Levels: ACTING MASTERCLASS with Jonelle!  
   

Want to take your acting to the next level?  Come work on some contemporary dramatic scenes and monologues of all kinds and then present them to an audience on an evening in August!

Levels events 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
 

 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Games Galore  
   

Find out how much fun games can be when we play without joy sticks, computers, or handheld gizmos and gadgets.  Come to the library and challenge your skills with some "unplugged" games on a Wednesday night.

For ages 6-12 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Parkville's Family Film Festival  
   

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL

2017, 91 minutes, rated PG

Director: David Bowers

Cast:      Alicia Silverstone, Tom Everett Scott, Charlie Wright, Jason Drucker

Synopsis: A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention. This family's cross-country adventure turns into an experience the Heffleys will never forget.

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: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:30 PM  -  8:10 PM PJ Storytime  
   

Bring your stuffed animal to the library so the two of you can listen to some fun summer stories.  Wear your pajamas, and get ready to enjoy storybooks that are read by an enthusiastic librarian.  Snacks available to take home after stories are read!

For ages 3-7 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency - Space is Limited)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room

Thursday July 26, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Project Independence Social Discussion Group  
   

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 Social Discussion Group at the Parkville Branch.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Sun Safety: Protecting Yourself from Skin Cancer (and Dehydration)
Dr. Penny Stern of Northwell
 
   

With the summer here, it's especially timely to remember a few key rules regarding sun safety. This presentation will look at how we can have fun in the sun without increasing the risk for skin cancer.  It will also discuss the importance of proper hydration in the summer (and all year 'round.)

Please note earlier starting time.

                                                                                                        

Dr. Penny Stern is the Director, Preventive Medicine at the Department of Occupational Medicine, Epidemiology, and Prevention and the Center for Equity of Care, the Co-Chair of the system-wide Continuing Medical Education Committee, and an Assistant Professor at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.  She is board-certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine. 

Registration suggested beginning June 25 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Parkville Book Club  
   

Copies of the book will be available to registered patrons for pickup at the branch of their choice.

Participants must be registered by the first of the month in order to guarantee recieving that months discussion before the discussion.  

Please register by Phone at ext. 273

July's Selection: Britt-Marie Was Here: A Novel by Fredrik Backman

The New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry“returns with this heartwarming story about a woman rediscovering herself after a personal crisis…fans of Backman will find another winner in these pages” (Publishers Weekly).

But hidden inside the socially awkward, fussy busybody is a woman who has more imagination, bigger dreams, and a warmer heart that anyone around her realizes.

When Britt-Marie walks out on her cheating husband and has to fend for herself in the miserable backwater town of Borg—of which the kindest thing one can say is that it has a road going through it—she finds work as the caretaker of a soon-to-be demolished recreation center. The fastidious Britt-Marie soon finds herself being drawn into the daily doings of her fellow citizens, an odd assortment of miscreants, drunkards, layabouts. Most alarming of all, she’s given the impossible task of leading the supremely untalented children’s soccer team to victory. In this small town of misfits, can Britt-Marie find a place where she truly belongs?

Funny and moving, sweet and inspiring, Britt-Marie Was Herecelebrates the importance of community and connection in a world that can feel isolating.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

LEISURE SEEKER

2017, 112 minutes, rated R

Director:  Paolo Virzi

Cast:      Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland, Janel Maloney, Joshua Mikel, Kirsty Mitchell, Dana Ivey, Christian Mckay

Synopsis:  A couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker.

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
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Summer Art Lab  
   

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore, and experiment in art.  It's about the process not the product in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

For ages 0-4 years old

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 12, July 19, July 26 and August 2

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Jr. Levels, Music, Film, Theater Summer Program!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Write a script, act in your own movie, and record the soundtrack for it! Learn film-making, acting, and song-writing from our staff of artists. This 5-week program is on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 7/10 to 8/2. 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

 

For ages 2 to 5 years old (siblings welcomed)

 

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each week for stories to be read aloud.

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    Location: Station Branch
   5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Levels: 3-D PRINTING with Jamie!  
   

We'll show you how to use the Library's new 3-D printers to create figures, game pieces and so much more!

Levels events 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
 

 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM English Language Conversation Group  
   

The Library invites those who wish to practice speaking English to join our English Language Conversation Group, facilitated by Librarian Jennifer Ransom. This is a small, informal group of people that get together once a week to have conversations in English on a variety of topics.

Please register in person or by phone at ext. 232 beginning June 21.

 

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Knitting and Crocheting Circle  
   

Love knitting and/or crocheting? Help, advice and chitchat will be facilitated.  No registration required.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Teddy Bear Sleepover  
   

Come to the Main building with your beloved stuffed animal!

We will read a story together, make a name tag for your furry friend, and help tuck them in as they stay at the library overnight for their very own sleepover. 

Return to the Main building on Monday, July 30th after 11:00am to pick up your stuffed animal and pictures of their adventure will be waiting for you.

For ages 5 - 12 year olds

Registration begins Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Jr. Levels, Hall of Science!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Join us for this workshop presented by the Hall of Science. For this class children will learn how to deconstruct a pinhole camera and build their own! Jr. Levels programs are for children entering 5th and 6th grade. Register separately for each Hall of Science workshop you'd like to attend. 

    Location: Station Branch Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga and Meditation Series facilitated by Sharon Epstein  
   

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.

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.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only.  Registration begins June 25 for Great Neck School District residents, and July 2 for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library .  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

Classes July 12 & 26, August 2 to 23, September 6 & 13.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   7:30 PM  -  8:10 PM Pajama Storytime  
   

Bring your stuffed animal to the library so the two of you can listen to some fun summer stories. Wear your pajamas and get ready to enjoy storybooks, songs, and rhymes. Snacks available to take home after stories are read!

Ages 3 through 7

No registration required - just drop in!

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    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

Friday July 27, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Project Independence Men's Group  
   

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 Community Room
   10:30 AM  -  5:30 PM Dragon Tales  
   

Children reading storybooks to dragon lizards - what could be cuter??  The smiles on a child's face, the excitement of doing something different proves there's anticipation when it comes to reading in this particular setting.  And that's what it's all about.  Youngesters of all ages are not only learning to read, they're looking forward to it.

For ages 5 - 12

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Adult Coloring  
   

Drop in for an hour of relaxing coloring for adults at the Lakeville Branch.  Coloring sheets will also to available to take home for participants looking to extend the relaxation.  

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM The Writer Within facilitated by Lynda Aron  
   

Access your authentic voice and explore the power of imagination, self-expression and storytelling. New writers, professionals and everyone in between are welcome.  Sharing is encouraged but not required.

Published author Lynda Aron has taught writing workshops and book discussion groups for the past thirty years. She has taught in high schools, universities, community centers such as Gilda’s Club in Manhattan, her salon, and hospitals worldwide. As chairwoman of both public and private writing programs, she created and still advocates for developing authentic and creative writers. She is also an accomplished editor who guides participants with compassion and expertise.

Registration suggested beginning June 25 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM STREAM Along  
   

Join our Science based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

For grades 1st - 4th

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3, August 10, August 17, August 24 and August 31

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Levels: CHOOSE-YOUR-OWN-ADVENTURE with Matt!  
   

We'll play games like Life is Strange together, and vote as a group on the choices we make. (NO SESSION ON FRIDAY 6/8!)

Levels events 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
 

 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Games Galore  
   

Find out how much fun games can be when we play without joy sticks, computers, or handheld gizmos and gadgets.  Come to the library and challenge your skills with some "unplugged" games on a Friday night.

For ages 6-12 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   7:30 PM  -  11:30 PM Levels: HARRY POTTER NIGHT!  
   

Celebrate the Wizarding World with crafts, games, movies and more!  Come in cosplay!

 

Levels events 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
 

 

    Location: Levels Teen Center

Saturday July 28, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Open Play Time  
   

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   10:00 AM  -  4:30 PM AARP Driver Safety Class  
   

Refresher driving course for drivers ages 50 and over for reduction in points or discount on insurance. This is a 6 hour class; please bring your lunch.

AARP member fee: $20.00; Non-AARP member fee: $25.00. Checks only. Registration is ongoing by calling 466-8055, ext. 273.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Tai Chi with Joseph Panico  
   

Tai Chi is an internal form of martial art that is practiced for health and self-defense. Incorporating breathing with slow and fluid movements, the exercise connects the internal focus of the mind with the external control of the body.  Practicing Tai Chi ultimately leads to Improved Circulation, Better Balance, Greater Flexibility, Increased Energy and Reduced Tension.

Joseph Panico has been practicing martial arts for more than 15 years.  He began his Tai Chi training in 1997 at Red Dragon Kung Fu Center under Sifu Rafael Gomez and has been studying Tai Chi and Qigong extensively with Sifu Joseph Laracuenta since 2002. “Our goal is to live a long and healthy life.  By focusing on ourselves we get to improve the quality of our life.  And by expressing that quality outward we get to improve the lives of others.”Joseph has also won numerous awards at the US Open Martial Arts Championship in Queens, NY, has performed Tai Chi at Citi Field, and has appeared as a guest on the Project Independence Radio Show 88.1FM WCWP.

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only (check, cash or money order made payable to "Great Neck Library") beginning June 25 for Great Neck School District residents and July 2 for non-residents.

Series runs July 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 8.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   12:00 PM  -  5:00 PM 5 Hour Pre Licensing Course  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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New drivers must complete the 5-hour Pre-Licensing Course before scheduling the driving test for their NYS driver's license. The Pre-Licensing Course is a program designed to educate New York State's new drivers by promoting safe, courteous, defensive, and alcohol/drug free driving. Registration for this program is required. On the day of the class you will need to bring your permit and the $30 fee in cash or check. 

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Open Play Time  
   

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Parkville's Family Film Festival  
   

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL

2017, 91 minutes, rated PG

Director: David Bowers

Cast:      Alicia Silverstone, Tom Everett Scott, Charlie Wright, Jason Drucker

Synopsis: A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention. This family's cross-country adventure turns into an experience the Heffleys will never forget.

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: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Sidewalk Chalk  
   

Join us for some creative fun and a chance for you to show off your art skills as we decorate the sidewalks outside of the Children's department with chalk art.

For ages 5-12 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO fun  
   

Come jon us for an afternoon at the library where you can build, create and play with LEGO's.

Masterpieces will be displayed!

For ages 3-12 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   7:30 PM  -  11:30 PM Levels: MURDER MYSTERY NIGHT: SALEM WITCHES!  
   

Which witch is which?  YOU can play a role in this live interactive murder mystery!

 

Levels events 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
 

 

    Location: Levels Teen Center

Monday July 30, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Yoga and Meditation Series facilitated by Sharon Epstein  
   

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.

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.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only.  Registration begins June 25 for Great Neck School District residents, and July 2 for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library .  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

Classes July 9 to 30, August 6 to 20, and September 17.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sunshine Babies  
   

Sit, sing and play with your baby as our librarian teaches you new and traditional songs, finger-plays and very simple stories.  Meet and share this delightful experience with other parents and their new babies.

For ages 0 through 9 months (non-crawlers)

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 16, July 23 and July 30

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Summer Art Lab  
   

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore, and experiment in art.It’s about the process, not the product, in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

For ages 2 through 5 only

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to July 9, the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30, August 6, and August 13

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Adult Coloring  
   

Join us for a laid back and relaxing hour of coloring on Monday afternoons.  We will play nice soft music and supply colored pencils and coloring pages.  All you have to do is com in, relax, and color.  Let your stress just melt away.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Falls Prevention  
   

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Lori Ginsberg, RN

    Location: Station Branch
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Summer Art Lab  
   

For 2 - 4 year olds and their caregivers.

Registration required.

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore and experiment in art.  It's about the process, not the product, in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

Registration begins Wednesday June 27, 2018, 9:30 am online only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055 (Must scroll back to July 9, the first day of the program for registration information.)

Meets weekly on Mondays July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13, 19, 26.

Location:  STATION BRANCH

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    Location: Station Branch
   4:30 PM  -  5:10 PM STREAM Along  
   

Join our Science based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

For grades 1st - 4th

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 9, July 16, July 23 and July 30

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Levels: LIVE FROM LEVELS with Mike!  
   

Help create the next episode of our SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE-style sketch comedy show!  Writers and performers needed, tech people too -- if you think you’re funny, come on down!

Levels events 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
 

 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Levels: UKULELE with Matt!  
   

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN UKE!!!  Start with the basics of this fun and versatile instrument. Learn strumming technique, chords, strumming patterns, and a few songs along the way. More advanced players: learn more complex chord structures, finger picking technique and melodies, and incorporate them into songs.

Levels events 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
 

 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Levels: CROSS-STITCH CLUB with Gabby!  
   

Our trendy new crafting session for the summer!  Make your own decorative signs, lettering and pictures while we enjoy the sunshine!



Levels events 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
 

 

    Location: Levels Teen Center

Tuesday July 31, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 3D Printing for Beginners!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Join us for this 4-week program on the basics of 3d printing and design. Work with Makerbot Print, Thingiverse, and Tinkercad to print existing designs and make your own!

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
   12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM English Language Conversation facilitated by Librarian Barbara Buckley  
   
The Library invites all new speakers of English to join our English Language Conversation Group. 
These are small, informal groups of people that get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. 
Refreshments will be served. No registration required.
For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218.
 
 
    Location: Station Branch Community Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM CANCELLED Found Poetry from Old Books with Librarian Christy Orquera  
   

Cancelled.  We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Join us for an afternoon of creativity while saving the planet. We’re upcycling discarded books to create “found poetry” and art. You’ll learn how to “find” poetry and create something truly one-of-a-kind by choosing words or phrases from any page of any book and reframing it into a literary collage. We’ll provide the things you’ll need to create something unique and inspirational. No registration required. For further information, call the Reference Dept. (Christy or Donna) at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218.

No registration required.

    Location: Small Multipurpose Room Main
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Which Zodiac Sign Am I Compatible With?
presented by Maria DeSimone, Astrologer
 
   

Every astrological sign is unique in its expression; i.e., Cancers are more emotional than  Aquarians; Capricorns are more practical than Sagittarians, and Scorpios are more loyal than Geminis. When it comes to astrology, more often than not - birds of a feather don't necessarily flock together.   Join astrologer Maria DeSimone and find out how the different signs of the zodiac interact with one another.

"A series of life events pulled me into astrology and I was awakened to embrace my true life direction. Today, I see how it all fits. My background in psychology and love of communication are natural complements to a unique profession as a counseling astrologer."   Maria serves as President for the Long Island, New York chapter of the National Council for Geocosmic Research (NCGR), one of the leading professional astrology organizations. 

Registration suggested beginning June 25 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM STREAM-Along  
   

For grades 1 -4.

Registration required

Join our Science-based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

Meets weekly on Tuesdays July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28

Registration will begin on Wednesday June 27 at 9:30 am online or 10 am on the phone or in person.  516-466-8055

Location:  STATION BRANCH

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    Location: Station Branch
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Jr. Levels, Music, Film, Theater Summer Program!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Write a script, act in your own movie, and record the soundtrack for it! Learn film-making, acting, and song-writing from our staff of artists. This 5-week program is on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 7/10 to 8/2. 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   5:00 PM  -  5:40 PM STREAM Along  
   

Join our science-based programs for a great time with old and new friends! We will exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different projects each week.

For grades 1 through 4 only

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to July 10 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31, August 7, and August 14

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Levels: MULTIPLAYER ONLINE GAMING with Jamie!  
   

Come play casual online games with us!  We'll vote on a different game every week.  We can provide laptops, or you can just bring your own.

Levels events 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
 

 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM American Sign Language (ASL) 101!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Learn the basics of American Sign Language in this introduction to American Sign Language (ASL) as a living and unique language. Learn vocabulary and grammar for basic conversations. For students with no or minimal signing skills.

Advanced registration for teens in grade 7 and above with teens own library card, online, in person, or by phone, 466-8055 ext. 218. 

    Location: Station Branch Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Lego Night  
   

Come join us for Lego Night! You don't have to be young to love Legos, just young at heart.  This night is not just for kids, so come on out grown-ups!  What you build may even wind up on display at the branch.  Children under 10 must have a grown-up with them.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Summer Crafts  
   

Summer, Summer, Summer time!  Summer is the best - but if you're looking for a break from the summer heat, stop on by to make some cool summer-themed crafts.

For ages 5 - 10 years old

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 10, July 17, July 24 and July 31

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM CANCELLED Found Poetry from Old Books with Librarian Christy Orquera  
   

Cancelled - we apologize for any inconvenience.

 

Join us for an afternoon of creativity while saving the planet. We’re upcycling discarded books to create “found poetry” and art. You’ll learn how to “find” poetry and create something truly one-of-a-kind by choosing words or phrases from any page of any book and reframing it into a literary collage. We’ll provide the things you’ll need to create something unique and inspirational. No registration required. For further information, call the Reference Dept. (Christy or Donna) at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218.

No registration required.

    Location: Small Multipurpose Room Main

Wednesday August 1, 2018 -  Tuesday August 28, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM In the Gallery
John P. Cardone Photography
Wildlife and Waterscapes
 
   

John P. Cardone is a Long Island author, photographer, lecturer, and photography instructor.

John saw the need for an organization to help local authors increase their visibility and promote their published books. He founded the Long Island Authors Group (LIAG) in early 2008 and has served on the Board of Directors in various roles. 

His over 30 years of experience producing videos in many specialties of medicine has brought him a unique blend of sensitivities concerning illness, hope, loss, stress, and the amazing human quality—the will to live. He creatively works to incorporate these sensitivities into each book project. His published works include The Healing Power of Nature: A Practical Exploration of How Nature can Influence our Health and Well-being, and WATERVIEWS.

“In my waterscape & wildlife images, I try to capture the beauty and spiritual magnificence of nature. My photographs represent a moment in time through unique natural settings and the amazing personalities of wildlife. I am particularly interested in how nature can calm people’s minds while they take a “time out” from their hectic, busy lives.”

                    

    Location: Main Library Lower Lobby Art Gallery

Wednesday August 1, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us for stories, rhymes, songs, and activities! 

Ages 2 through 5 (siblings welcome)

No registration required - just drop in!

 

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   12:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Chess at Main  
   

Enjoy a game of chess.   All skill levels welcome.

    Location: Small Multipurpose Room Main
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Naturalization Workshop  
   

Learn about the Naturalization process which will include filling out the proper forms, requirement and contact information.  This workshop is offered in collaboration with Literacy Nassau and New York State Office of New Americans.

 

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Scrabble at Station  
   

Enjoy a game of Scrabble, now at the Station Branch!

Wednesdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

    Location: Station Branch
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wednesday Film Matinee  
   

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN

2017, 105 minutes, rated PG

Director:  Michael Gracey

Cast:      Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron

Synopsis:  Inspired by the ambition and imagination of P.T. Barnum, the musical tells the story of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerizing spectacle that became a worldwide sensation

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
   3:30 PM  -  4:45 PM Sticks in the Stacks  
   

Classes now held every Wednesday!

Come and learn the basics, perhaps just brush up on what you already know and help us crochet and knit for a cause!   All skill levels are welcome. Supplies will be provided, or bring your own from home.

Please call to register at ext. 232. 

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Jr. Levels, Music, Film, Theater Summer Program!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Write a script, act in your own movie, and record the soundtrack for it! Learn film-making, acting, and song-writing from our staff of artists. This 5-week program is on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 7/10 to 8/2. 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   4:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Children's Crochet Club  
   

Join us every Wednesday for our Children’s Crochet Club, whether you already know how to crochet or not! Work on a project for yourself or earn community service hours by making an item to donate to a local charity. Materials will be provided.

For children in grades 1 - 6

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   5:30 PM  -  8:30 PM SAT or ACT Practice Test  
   

SAT or ACT Practice Test and Comeback Program for Practice Test Score Results: A Two-Night

SAT or ACT Practice Test
Wednesday, August 1, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Main Library
On the first night of the program, teens will take 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.  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 when they attend the Comeback Program on Wednesday, August, 8. 

Comeback Program for Practice Test Score Results
Wednesday, August 8, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Main Library
During the second night of the event, Curvebreakers Test Prep will hand back the exams, explain the scores and how to analyze them, and advise parents and students on how to choose between the SAT and the ACT.  Parents are encouraged to attend the comeback program.

Advanced registration for teens in grade 9 and above with teens own library card, online, in person, or by phone, 466-8055 ext. 218.  Teens who take the practice test are automatically registered for the comeback program.  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     516-466-8055 ext. 218

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Parkville's Family Film Festival  
   

TROLLS

2016, 92 minutes, rated PG, animated

Director: Walt Dohrn, Mike Mitchell

Cast:      Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel, Russell Brand, Gwen Stefani

Synopsis:  When their village is invaded by the grumpy Bergens, two mismatched friends must work together in perfect harmony to save the day. Featuring hit songs performed by Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, and more.

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: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Lakeville Literary Club  
   

Copies of the book will be available to registered patrons for pickup at the branch of their choice.

Participants must be registered by the first of the  month in order to guarantee receiving the book before the discussion.

Please register by Phone at ext. 232

July Selection - Please Note: Meeting is on August 1: Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

William Shakespeare's The Tempest retold as Hag-Seed.

A psychologically charged story inspired by Shakespeare's The Tempest, reimagined by the award-winning author of The Handmaid's Tale, follows the retribution plot of a deposed artistic director who teaches prison inmates while consulting with a fantasy child who has taken the place of the daughter he lost years earlier.

Felix is at the top of his game as Artistic Director of the Makeshiweg Theatre Festival. His productions have amazed and confounded. Now he's staging a Tempest like no other: not only will it boost his reputation, it will heal emotional wounds.  Or that was the plan. Instead, after an act of unforeseen treachery, Felix is living in exile in a backwoods hovel, haunted by memories of his beloved lost daughter, Miranda. And also brewing revenge.
 
After twelve years, revenge finally arrives in the shape of a theatre course at a nearby prison. Here, Felix and his inmate actors will put on his Tempest and snare the traitors who destroyed him. It's magic! But will it remake Felix as his enemies fall?
 
Margaret Atwood’s novel take on Shakespeare’s play of enchantment, retribution, and second chances leads us on an interactive, illusion-ridden journey filled with new surprises and wonders of its own.

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Community Service  
   

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Wednesdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 Volunteer this summer and make a difference for local community organizations.  Earn community service by participating in craft and writing projects for a variety of interests and abilities.  Your service will impact youth, families, veterans, pets, and more.  Come as often or as little as you would like. No registration needed.  By participating, you will be able to complete an activity for the Teen Summer Reading Program! 

Contact: Courtney Greenblatt, 516 466-8055 ext. 218
 

    Location: Main Library, Study Room 120
   7:30 PM  -  8:10 PM PJ Storytime  
   

Bring your stuffed animal to the library so the two of you can listen to some fun summer stories.  Wear your pajamas, and get ready to enjoy storybooks that are read by an enthusiastic librarian.  Snacks available to take home after stories are read!

For ages 3-7 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency - Space is Limited)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room

Thursday August 2, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Free Blood Pressure Screenings at Station  
   

Have your blood pressure checked by a clinical nurse from St. Francis Hospital, free of charge.

Hypertension affects an astounding one in four adult Americans. Also known as high blood pressure, this condition usually has no symptoms, which is why it is often called the “silent killer.”

No registration required. Will be held in the Reference area.

Screenings will be held on Thursdays, July 5, August 2, and September 6 at the Station Branch from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

    Location: Station Branch
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Adult Coloring  
   

Drop in for an hour of relaxing coloring for adults at the Lakeville Branch.  Coloring sheets will also to available to take home for participants looking to extend the relaxation.  

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM The New Woman and the 5-Cent Hot Dog Art Lecture/Slides presented by Evelyn Silver  
   
Come and see how major artists capture, in their paintings, the spirit of the time (1920-1940). They show us the changing roles of women from shop girl to stenographer to siren. Among the artists presented will be Isabel Bishop, Raphael Soyer, Kenneth Hayes Miller, and Reginald Marsh.
 
Evelyn Silver is a docent with the Nassau County Museum of Art, and lecturer - University Without Walls.
 
Fourteenth St., 1932 (oil on canvas, 14 x 26")
by Isabel Bishop

Registration suggested beginning June 25 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN

2017, 105 minutes, rated PG

Director:  Michael Gracey

Cast:      Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron

Synopsis:  Inspired by the ambition and imagination of P.T. Barnum, the musical tells the story of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerizing spectacle that became a worldwide sensation

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
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Summer Art Lab  
   

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore, and experiment in art.  It's about the process not the product in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

For ages 0-4 years old

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 12, July 19, July 26 and August 2

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Jr. Levels, Music, Film, Theater Summer Program!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Write a script, act in your own movie, and record the soundtrack for it! Learn film-making, acting, and song-writing from our staff of artists. This 5-week program is on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 7/10 to 8/2. 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

 

For ages 2 to 5 years old (siblings welcomed)

 

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each week for stories to be read aloud.

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    Location: Station Branch
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM English Language Conversation Group  
   

The Library invites those who wish to practice speaking English to join our English Language Conversation Group, facilitated by Librarian Jennifer Ransom. This is a small, informal group of people that get together once a week to have conversations in English on a variety of topics.

Please register in person or by phone at ext. 232 beginning June 21.

 

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Knitting and Crocheting Circle  
   

Love knitting and/or crocheting? Help, advice and chitchat will be facilitated.  No registration required.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Jr. Levels, Hall of Science!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Join us for this workshop presented by the Hall of Science. For this class children will learn about balance and different types of sports equipment to explore the relationship between kinetic and potential energy! Jr. Levels programs are for children entering 5th and 6th grade. Register separately for each Hall of Science workshop you'd like to attend. 

    Location: Station Branch Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga and Meditation Series facilitated by Sharon Epstein  
   

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.

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.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only.  Registration begins June 25 for Great Neck School District residents, and July 2 for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library .  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

Classes July 12 & 26, August 2 to 23, September 6 & 13.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   7:30 PM  -  8:10 PM Pajama Storytime  
   

Bring your stuffed animal to the library so the two of you can listen to some fun summer stories. Wear your pajamas and get ready to enjoy storybooks, songs, and rhymes. Snacks available to take home after stories are read!

Ages 3 through 7

No registration required - just drop in!

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    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

Friday August 3, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   10:30 AM  -  5:30 PM Dragon Tales  
   

Children reading storybooks to dragon lizards - what could be cuter??  The smiles on a child's face, the excitement of doing something different proves there's anticipation when it comes to reading in this particular setting.  And that's what it's all about.  Youngesters of all ages are not only learning to read, they're looking forward to it.

For ages 5 - 12

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Camp Library Lanyard  
   

Attend “Camp Library” on Fridays in the summer to learn how to make lanyards using a variety of stitches!

For children in grades 1 - 6 only

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to July 13 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 13, July 20, August 3, and August 10

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Socrates Salon with Conversation Host Ron Gross  
   

HOPE: Its Power and Potential in Our Lives and Our Politics

1.    What role does hope play in your life today?  Is it a factor in your planning, coping, and social life?
2.    Is Hope part of your religious or spiritual outlook?
3.    What do you understand about the role of Hope in healthfulness and in coping with illness?
4.    How would you relate Hope to “wishful thinking”, “denial”, and other forms of “false hope”?
5.    Do you view Hope as a skill or set of skills (e.g., self-motivation, grit, determination, resourcefulness)?
6.    What are your hopes for our nation?

Come share your life experiences, knowledge, and wisdom about topics that matter, as we move from small talk to Big Talk. Everyone speaks and everyone listens, because all of us are wiser than any of us.  Topics announced in advance on flip ch art at the Information Desk. No registration required. To receive further information about this session and ensuing ones, please send an e-mail to Ron Gross at grossassoc@aol.com

No registration required.

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM STREAM Along  
   

Join our Science based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

For grades 1st - 4th

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3, August 10, August 17, August 24 and August 31

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Games Galore  
   

Find out how much fun games can be when we play without joy sticks, computers, or handheld gizmos and gadgets.  Come to the library and challenge your skills with some "unplugged" games on a Friday night.

For ages 6-12 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room

Saturday August 4, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Open Play Time  
   

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Tai Chi with Joseph Panico  
   

Tai Chi is an internal form of martial art that is practiced for health and self-defense. Incorporating breathing with slow and fluid movements, the exercise connects the internal focus of the mind with the external control of the body.  Practicing Tai Chi ultimately leads to Improved Circulation, Better Balance, Greater Flexibility, Increased Energy and Reduced Tension.

Joseph Panico has been practicing martial arts for more than 15 years.  He began his Tai Chi training in 1997 at Red Dragon Kung Fu Center under Sifu Rafael Gomez and has been studying Tai Chi and Qigong extensively with Sifu Joseph Laracuenta since 2002. “Our goal is to live a long and healthy life.  By focusing on ourselves we get to improve the quality of our life.  And by expressing that quality outward we get to improve the lives of others.”Joseph has also won numerous awards at the US Open Martial Arts Championship in Queens, NY, has performed Tai Chi at Citi Field, and has appeared as a guest on the Project Independence Radio Show 88.1FM WCWP.

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only (check, cash or money order made payable to "Great Neck Library") beginning June 25 for Great Neck School District residents and July 2 for non-residents.

Series runs July 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 8.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Performance Poets Readings at Station  
   
Poets Performance Association will be at the Station Branch from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays July 7 and August 4.
 
Join us for our monthly Open Mic forum hosted by George Pafitis in collaboration with the Performance Poets Association. .Open to all.  Participate in reading your own work and/or listen and support others.

Performance Poets Association is a non-profit organization that provides a forum for local artists and brings original poetry and related arts to the public.

              

A featured poet will read for 20 minutes at each session, followed by an open-mic. 

The event is coordinated and facilitated by George Pafitis.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Open Play Time  
   

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Parkville's Family Film Festival  
   

TROLLS

2016, 92 minutes, rated PG, animated

Director: Walt Dohrn, Mike Mitchell

Cast:      Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel, Russell Brand, Gwen Stefani

Synopsis:  When their village is invaded by the grumpy Bergens, two mismatched friends must work together in perfect harmony to save the day. Featuring hit songs performed by Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, and more.

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: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Sidewalk Chalk  
   

Join us for some creative fun and a chance for you to show off your art skills as we decorate the sidewalks outside of the Children's department with chalk art.

For ages 5-12 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Station Summer Craft  
   

For ages 2-10 years old

No registration required

Drop in Craft program of a variety of crafts to choose from in our supply closet.  Spend an afternoon creating memories and fun with your friends on selected Saturdays.

Location : STATION Branch

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Monday August 6, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Yoga and Meditation Series facilitated by Sharon Epstein  
   

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.

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.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only.  Registration begins June 25 for Great Neck School District residents, and July 2 for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library .  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

Classes July 9 to 30, August 6 to 20, and September 17.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sunshine Babies  
   

Sit, sing and play with your baby as our librarian teaches you new and traditional songs, finger-plays and very simple stories.  Meet and share this delightful experience with other parents and their new babies.

For ages 0 through 9 months (non-crawlers)

Registration begins Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to July 9, the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: August 6, August 13 and August 20

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Summer Art Lab  
   

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore, and experiment in art.It’s about the process, not the product, in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

For ages 2 through 5 only

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to July 9, the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30, August 6, and August 13

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Origami Workshop with Librarian Jennifer Ransom  
   

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Learn the Dahlia Fold and the many ways it can be used to create an origami project. Facilitated by Librarian Jennifer Ransom.

All material is included and registration is strongly suggested (for material).  Limited to 10.  Register beginning July 25 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208 or register online.

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Adult Coloring  
   

Join us for a laid back and relaxing hour of coloring on Monday afternoons.  We will play nice soft music and supply colored pencils and coloring pages.  All you have to do is com in, relax, and color.  Let your stress just melt away.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Summer Art Lab  
   

For 2 - 4 year olds and their caregivers.

Registration required.

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore and experiment in art.  It's about the process, not the product, in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

Registration begins Wednesday June 27, 2018, 9:30 am online only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055 (Must scroll back to July 9, the first day of the program for registration information.)

Meets weekly on Mondays July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13, 19, 26.

Location:  STATION BRANCH

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    Location: Station Branch
   4:30 PM  -  5:10 PM STREAM Along  
   

Join our Science based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

For grades 1st - 4th

Registration begins Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: August 6, August 13, August 20 and August 27

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Author John P. Cardone
The Healing Power of Nature
 
   

Author and Wildlife Photographer John P. Cardone

The Healing Power of Nature: A Practical Exploration of How Nature Can Influence Our Health and Well - Being

Along the way, John calls on over 30 years as a patient & health education video producer, his own fight with illness, and his years as a lover of the outdoors, while presenting scientific facts. Enjoy John’s waterscape and wildlife photographs while discovering how to reconnect with nature. Learn about which nature we are referring to, the importance of calming your mind, the health benefits of the outdoors, happiness & the restorative advantage of nature, and why it is especially important to share this spirit with children—all of which will inspire you to spend more time with nature.

John’s photography will be on display in the Library’s Gallery during the month of August.

         

Registration suggested beginning June 25 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

    Location: Main Library Community Room

Tuesday August 7, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Eddie and Jean Costello's Trash or Treasure Antiques Road Show  
   

Do you have something that is old, unusual—perhaps even bizarre? How many times have you thought that maybe it has some value, or that it even could be very valuable? Learn how to identify today’s hottest antiques and collectibles. This new program places more emphasis on the antiques roadshow format – providing each person with a more comprehensive evaluation of their item, answering the “how did he arrive at that” question.

This is a lecture that is not only informative, but highly entertaining as well. Your treasure may even win you an award for most unique antique or collectible.

Free Appraisal of any one item to the first 40 Registered Patrons. 

Great Neck School District residents have priority for registration.

Edward Costello is a Certified Appraiser of antiques and collectibles. American Appraisers Assn. Mr. Costello is not in the business of buying and selling.

Registration begins June 25 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208 or register online.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM STREAM-Along  
   

For grades 1 -4.

Registration required

Join our Science-based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

Meets weekly on Tuesdays July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28

Registration will begin on Wednesday June 27 at 9:30 am online or 10 am on the phone or in person.  516-466-8055

Location:  STATION BRANCH

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    Location: Station Branch
   5:00 PM  -  5:40 PM STREAM Along  
   

Join our science-based programs for a great time with old and new friends! We will exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different projects each week.

For grades 1 through 4 only

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to July 10 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31, August 7, and August 14

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM 3D Printing for Beginners!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Join us for this 4-week program on the basics of 3d printing and design. Work with Makerbot Print, Thingiverse, and Tinkercad to print existing designs and make your own!

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM American Sign Language (ASL) 101!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Learn the basics of American Sign Language in this introduction to American Sign Language (ASL) as a living and unique language. Learn vocabulary and grammar for basic conversations. For students with no or minimal signing skills.

Advanced registration for teens in grade 7 and above with teens own library card, online, in person, or by phone, 466-8055 ext. 218. 

    Location: Station Branch Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Lego Night  
   

Come join us for Lego Night! You don't have to be young to love Legos, just young at heart.  This night is not just for kids, so come on out grown-ups!  What you build may even wind up on display at the branch.  Children under 10 must have a grown-up with them.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Summer Crafts  
   

Summer, Summer, Summer time!  Summer is the best - but if you're looking for a break from the summer heat, stop on by to make some cool summer-themed crafts.

For ages 5 - 10 years old

Registration begins Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: August 7, August 14, August 21 and August 28

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Understanding Immigration Reform  
   

Presenter Treasa Kalliath is a Solo Practitioner in U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law, who currently runs her practice from her law office in Hicksville, NY. She is affiliated with three Immigration Law firms in NY for whom she handles various immigration related services. She has also worked at the Immigrant Services division of Catholic Charities in Amityville, NY, handling numerous Asylum and Immigration Court related cases. Since Immigration is a federal law, she works with clients through the contiguous states of US and internationally. Treasa is currently empaneled with the Indian Consulate in NY to provide legal assistance to Indian nationals in USA. The primary purpose and passion of her work is to find legal solutions for those immigrants who are struggling to find a legal footing in the USA.

Treasa Kalliath will gve assistance in filling out Naturalization forms.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM West Egg Book Club  
   

West Egg Book Club

August: Everything I Never Told You bu Celeste Ng

Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee, a Chinese- American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. But when her body is found in the local lake, the delicate balancing act that has been keeping the Lee family together is destroyed, tumbling them into chaos.
 
Please contact Reference early enough to obtain your copy of the book. Books may take 10 to 14 days to reach us from outside the Library.

 

    Location: Station Branch

Wednesday August 8, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us for stories, rhymes, songs, and activities! 

Ages 2 through 5 (siblings welcome)

No registration required - just drop in!

 

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   12:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Chess at Main  
   

Enjoy a game of chess.   All skill levels welcome.

    Location: Small Multipurpose Room Main
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Scrabble at Station  
   

Enjoy a game of Scrabble, now at the Station Branch!

Wednesdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

    Location: Station Branch
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wednesday Film Matinee  
   

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME

2017, 132 minutes, rated R

Director:  Luca Guadagnino

Cast:      Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet, Michael Stuhlberg

Synopsis:  In Northern Italy in 1983, seventeen-year-old Elio begins a relationship with visiting Oliver, his father's research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage, and the beguiling Italian landscape.

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
   3:30 PM  -  4:45 PM Sticks in the Stacks  
   

Classes now held every Wednesday!

Come and learn the basics, perhaps just brush up on what you already know and help us crochet and knit for a cause!   All skill levels are welcome. Supplies will be provided, or bring your own from home.

Please call to register at ext. 232. 

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   4:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Children's Crochet Club  
   

Join us every Wednesday for our Children’s Crochet Club, whether you already know how to crochet or not! Work on a project for yourself or earn community service hours by making an item to donate to a local charity. Materials will be provided.

For children in grades 1 - 6

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Games Galore  
   

Find out how much fun games can be when we play without joy sticks, computers, or handheld gizmos and gadgets.  Come to the library and challenge your skills with some "unplugged" games on a Wednesday night.

For ages 6-12 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Parkville's Family Film Festival  
   

SING

2016, 108 minutes, rated PG, animated

Director:  Christophe Lourdelet, Garth Jennings

Cast:      Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth McFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly

Synopsis:  A koala impresario stages a grand singing competition for the world's animals in order to save his elegant theater and bring it back to its former glory.

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: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Comeback Program for Practice Test Score Results  
   

SAT or ACT Practice Test and Comeback Program for Practice Test Score Results: A Two-Night

SAT or ACT Practice Test
Wednesday, August 1, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Main Library
On the first night of the program, teens will take 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.  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 when they attend the Comeback Program on Wednesday, August, 8. 

Comeback Program for Practice Test Score Results
Wednesday, August 8, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Main Library
During the second night of the event, Curvebreakers Test Prep will hand back the exams, explain the scores and how to analyze them, and advise parents and students on how to choose between the SAT and the ACT.  Parents are encouraged to attend the comeback program.

Advanced registration for teens in grade 9 and above with teens own library card, online, in person, or by phone, 466-8055 ext. 218.  Teens who take the practice test are automatically registered for the comeback program.  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     516-466-8055 ext.218

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Jr. Levels, Hall of Science!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Join us for this workshop presented by the Hall of Science. For this class children will learn how to deconstruct machines and mechanisms to examine how they function! Jr. Levels programs are for children entering 5th and 6th grade. Register separately for each Hall of Science workshop you'd like to attend. 

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Community Service  
   

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Wednesdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 Volunteer this summer and make a difference for local community organizations.  Earn community service by participating in craft and writing projects for a variety of interests and abilities.  Your service will impact youth, families, veterans, pets, and more.  Come as often or as little as you would like. No registration needed.  By participating, you will be able to complete an activity for the Teen Summer Reading Program! 

Contact: Courtney Greenblatt, 516 466-8055 ext. 218
 

    Location: Main Library, Study Room 120
   7:15 PM  -  8:00 PM Mindfulness Meditation facilitated by Carolyn Carpentiere  
   

Our busy lives pull us in many directions. Taking time to be still, present, and focused has many benefits. Meditation is a practice that strengthens our focus and attention, as well as releases stress to stay healthy. Open to all skill levels. Please bring a mat or use our chairs.

Carolyn Carpentiere is passionate about mind-body health and it is her belief that it holds the solution to most all health problems. Carolyn received her 200 hour yoga certification at Long Island Yoga School in 2009 and has continued to work in and study many other holistic solutions to health including Mindfulness Meditation and Reiki. She has studied at Kripalu in the Berkshires, Yoga International and the Open Center in NYC. She has passion for learning solutions to help people connect to their innate healing potential. She teaches at gyms, clinical centers, corporations and privately in the NY area.

Registration suggested beginning June 25 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   7:30 PM  -  8:10 PM PJ Storytime  
   

Bring your stuffed animal to the library so the two of you can listen to some fun summer stories.  Wear your pajamas, and get ready to enjoy storybooks that are read by an enthusiastic librarian.  Snacks available to take home after stories are read!

For ages 3-7 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency - Space is Limited)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room

Thursday August 9, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM The Biology of Belief: Discover the Power of Your Subconscious Mind with Librarian Mimi Rabizadeh  
   

Discover the Power of Your Subconscious Mind and How to Reprogram Old Beliefs

Librarian Mimi Rabizadeh will be discussing scientist Bruce Lipton's research on mind-body-spirit connection and how your beliefs can affect your biology and health.

    

Registration strongly suggested beginning June 25 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055 exts. 218/219 or register online.

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME

2017, 132 minutes, rated R

Director:  Luca Guadagnino

Cast:      Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet, Michael Stuhlberg

Synopsis:  In Northern Italy in 1983, seventeen-year-old Elio begins a relationship with visiting Oliver, his father's research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage, and the beguiling Italian landscape.

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
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Summer Art Lab  
   

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore, and experiment in art.  It's about the process not the product in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

For ages 0-4 years old

Registration begins Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: August 9, August 16, August 23 and August 30

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

 

For ages 2 to 5 years old (siblings welcomed)

 

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each week for stories to be read aloud.

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    Location: Station Branch
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM English Language Conversation Group  
   

The Library invites those who wish to practice speaking English to join our English Language Conversation Group, facilitated by Librarian Jennifer Ransom. This is a small, informal group of people that get together once a week to have conversations in English on a variety of topics.

Please register in person or by phone at ext. 232 beginning June 21.

 

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Knitting and Crocheting Circle  
   

Love knitting and/or crocheting? Help, advice and chitchat will be facilitated.  No registration required.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga and Meditation Series facilitated by Sharon Epstein  
   

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.

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.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only.  Registration begins June 25 for Great Neck School District residents, and July 2 for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library .  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

Classes July 12 & 26, August 2 to 23, September 6 & 13.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   7:30 PM  -  8:10 PM Pajama Storytime  
   

Bring your stuffed animal to the library so the two of you can listen to some fun summer stories. Wear your pajamas and get ready to enjoy storybooks, songs, and rhymes. Snacks available to take home after stories are read!

Ages 3 through 7

No registration required - just drop in!

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    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   8:00 PM  -  10:00 PM Levels Theatre presents THE DROWSY CHAPERONE!  
   

Performances are:

THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY
AUGUST 9, 10 and 11
at 8:00 p.m.


THE DROWSY CHAPERONE is a hilarious tribute to the insanity of old-fashioned musicals and the people who love them!

We begin the evening in the apartment of a truly obsessed musical theatre fan, who insists on playing us the record of his favorite musical -- the (fictional) 1928 hit The Drowsy Chaperone.  The show comes to life around him as he wryly comments on the music, story, and actors.  The wacky play-within-a-play features two lovers on the eve of their wedding, a bumbling best man, a desperate theatrical producer, a not-so-bright hostess who plays the ukulele, two gangsters posing as pastry chefs, a skunk-haired Casanova, an intoxicated chaperone, and a daring aviatrix in an airplane bound for Rio De Janeiro.  Winner of five Tony Awards including Best Book and Best Original Score, The Drowsy Chaperone has captivated audiences around the world! 




Book by Bob Martin & Don McKellar
Lyrics & Music by Lisa Lambert & Greg Morrison


Directed by Elaine Zhang
Choreography by Jonelle Robinson
Associate Choreographer, Kate Smolens
Artistic Producer, Phoebe Gordon
Financial Producer, Joy Chang
Set Design by Simona Fine
Costume Design by Rebecca Hirschhorn
Lighting Design & Set Construction, Tyler "T-Rex" Hakimian
Makeup & Hair Design, Rayna Cooke & Aliza Fine
Prop Design by Julian Malater
Vocal Director, Elaine Zhang

Cast (in alphabetical order): Sam Calto, Christoper Chang, Joy Chang, Rayna Cooke, Simona Fine, Phoebe Gordon, Rebecca Hirschhorn, Daisy Korman, Faith Mosley, Tamar Noy, Molly Racsko, Adam Schiff, ZB Senft, Kate Smolens, Kevin Wang, Katie Wang and Justin Wooster.
 


Admission is FREE and open to the public. Tickets are intended to guarantee seating as space is limited, and can be requested at the Circulation Desks of all Great Neck Library facilities starting Monday, July 23. Doors open 45 minutes before showtime for ticketholders and 15 minutes for non-ticketholders. For more information, contact Levels at (516) 466-8055 ext. 216 or email levels@greatnecklibrary.org

 

 

    Location: Levels Teen Center

Friday August 10, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   10:30 AM  -  5:30 PM Dragon Tales  
   

Children reading storybooks to dragon lizards - what could be cuter??  The smiles on a child's face, the excitement of doing something different proves there's anticipation when it comes to reading in this particular setting.  And that's what it's all about.  Youngesters of all ages are not only learning to read, they're looking forward to it.

For ages 5 - 12

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Adult Coloring  
   

Drop in for an hour of relaxing coloring for adults at the Lakeville Branch.  Coloring sheets will also to available to take home for participants looking to extend the relaxation.  

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Camp Library Lanyard  
   

Attend “Camp Library” on Fridays in the summer to learn how to make lanyards using a variety of stitches!

For children in grades 1 - 6 only

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to July 13 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 13, July 20, August 3, and August 10

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM STREAM Along  
   

Join our Science based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

For grades 1st - 4th

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3, August 10, August 17, August 24 and August 31

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Games Galore  
   

Find out how much fun games can be when we play without joy sticks, computers, or handheld gizmos and gadgets.  Come to the library and challenge your skills with some "unplugged" games on a Friday night.

For ages 6-12 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   8:00 PM  -  10:00 PM Levels Theatre presents THE DROWSY CHAPERONE!  
   

Performances are:

THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY
AUGUST 9, 10 and 11
at 8:00 p.m.


THE DROWSY CHAPERONE is a hilarious tribute to the insanity of old-fashioned musicals and the people who love them!

We begin the evening in the apartment of a truly obsessed musical theatre fan, who insists on playing us the record of his favorite musical -- the (fictional) 1928 hit The Drowsy Chaperone.  The show comes to life around him as he wryly comments on the music, story, and actors.  The wacky play-within-a-play features two lovers on the eve of their wedding, a bumbling best man, a desperate theatrical producer, a not-so-bright hostess who plays the ukulele, two gangsters posing as pastry chefs, a skunk-haired Casanova, an intoxicated chaperone, and a daring aviatrix in an airplane bound for Rio De Janeiro.  Winner of five Tony Awards including Best Book and Best Original Score, The Drowsy Chaperone has captivated audiences around the world! 




Book by Bob Martin & Don McKellar
Lyrics & Music by Lisa Lambert & Greg Morrison


Directed by Elaine Zhang
Choreography by Jonelle Robinson
Associate Choreographer, Kate Smolens
Artistic Producer, Phoebe Gordon
Financial Producer, Joy Chang
Set Design by Simona Fine
Costume Design by Rebecca Hirschhorn
Lighting Design & Set Construction, Tyler "T-Rex" Hakimian
Makeup & Hair Design, Rayna Cooke & Aliza Fine
Prop Design by Julian Malater
Vocal Director, Elaine Zhang

Cast (in alphabetical order): Sam Calto, Christoper Chang, Joy Chang, Rayna Cooke, Simona Fine, Phoebe Gordon, Rebecca Hirschhorn, Daisy Korman, Faith Mosley, Tamar Noy, Molly Racsko, Adam Schiff, ZB Senft, Kate Smolens, Kevin Wang, Katie Wang and Justin Wooster.
 


Admission is FREE and open to the public. Tickets are intended to guarantee seating as space is limited, and can be requested at the Circulation Desks of all Great Neck Library facilities starting Monday, July 23. Doors open 45 minutes before showtime for ticketholders and 15 minutes for non-ticketholders. For more information, contact Levels at (516) 466-8055 ext. 216 or email levels@greatnecklibrary.org

 

 

    Location: Levels Teen Center

Saturday August 11, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Open Play Time  
   

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Tai Chi with Joseph Panico  
   

Tai Chi is an internal form of martial art that is practiced for health and self-defense. Incorporating breathing with slow and fluid movements, the exercise connects the internal focus of the mind with the external control of the body.  Practicing Tai Chi ultimately leads to Improved Circulation, Better Balance, Greater Flexibility, Increased Energy and Reduced Tension.

Joseph Panico has been practicing martial arts for more than 15 years.  He began his Tai Chi training in 1997 at Red Dragon Kung Fu Center under Sifu Rafael Gomez and has been studying Tai Chi and Qigong extensively with Sifu Joseph Laracuenta since 2002. “Our goal is to live a long and healthy life.  By focusing on ourselves we get to improve the quality of our life.  And by expressing that quality outward we get to improve the lives of others.”Joseph has also won numerous awards at the US Open Martial Arts Championship in Queens, NY, has performed Tai Chi at Citi Field, and has appeared as a guest on the Project Independence Radio Show 88.1FM WCWP.

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only (check, cash or money order made payable to "Great Neck Library") beginning June 25 for Great Neck School District residents and July 2 for non-residents.

Series runs July 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 8.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Open Play Time  
   

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Parkville's Family Film Festival  
   

SING

2016, 108 minutes, rated PG, animated

Director:  Christophe Lourdelet, Garth Jennings

Cast:      Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth McFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly

Synopsis:  A koala impresario stages a grand singing competition for the world's animals in order to save his elegant theater and bring it back to its former glory.

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: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Sidewalk Chalk  
   

Join us for some creative fun and a chance for you to show off your art skills as we decorate the sidewalks outside of the Children's department with chalk art.

For ages 5-12 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Station Summer Craft  
   

For ages 2-10 years old

No registration required

Drop in Craft program of a variety of crafts to choose from in our supply closet.  Spend an afternoon creating memories and fun with your friends on selected Saturdays.

Location : STATION Branch

    Location: Station Branch Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO fun  
   

Come jon us for an afternoon at the library where you can build, create and play with LEGO's.

Masterpieces will be displayed!

For ages 3-12 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM New Beginnings Singles 50 Plus with Marla Matthews  
   

Join the conversation or just come and listen when Marla Matthews, social worker and television talk show host of The Relationship Journey, facilitates this growing discussion, social and support group meetup. We will meet at the Main Library. If you are divorced, widowed, single, or an empty nester age 50 plus who would like a new beginning, come and be inspired to make new friends, network and learn new skills towards reinventing yourself.

No registration required.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   8:00 PM  -  10:00 PM Levels Theatre presents THE DROWSY CHAPERONE!  
   

Performances are:

THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY
AUGUST 9, 10 and 11
at 8:00 p.m.


THE DROWSY CHAPERONE is a hilarious tribute to the insanity of old-fashioned musicals and the people who love them!

We begin the evening in the apartment of a truly obsessed musical theatre fan, who insists on playing us the record of his favorite musical -- the (fictional) 1928 hit The Drowsy Chaperone.  The show comes to life around him as he wryly comments on the music, story, and actors.  The wacky play-within-a-play features two lovers on the eve of their wedding, a bumbling best man, a desperate theatrical producer, a not-so-bright hostess who plays the ukulele, two gangsters posing as pastry chefs, a skunk-haired Casanova, an intoxicated chaperone, and a daring aviatrix in an airplane bound for Rio De Janeiro.  Winner of five Tony Awards including Best Book and Best Original Score, The Drowsy Chaperone has captivated audiences around the world! 




Book by Bob Martin & Don McKellar
Lyrics & Music by Lisa Lambert & Greg Morrison


Directed by Elaine Zhang
Choreography by Jonelle Robinson
Associate Choreographer, Kate Smolens
Artistic Producer, Phoebe Gordon
Financial Producer, Joy Chang
Set Design by Simona Fine
Costume Design by Rebecca Hirschhorn
Lighting Design & Set Construction, Tyler "T-Rex" Hakimian
Makeup & Hair Design, Rayna Cooke & Aliza Fine
Prop Design by Julian Malater
Vocal Director, Elaine Zhang

Cast (in alphabetical order): Sam Calto, Christoper Chang, Joy Chang, Rayna Cooke, Simona Fine, Phoebe Gordon, Rebecca Hirschhorn, Daisy Korman, Faith Mosley, Tamar Noy, Molly Racsko, Adam Schiff, ZB Senft, Kate Smolens, Kevin Wang, Katie Wang and Justin Wooster.
 


Admission is FREE and open to the public. Tickets are intended to guarantee seating as space is limited, and can be requested at the Circulation Desks of all Great Neck Library facilities starting Monday, July 23. Doors open 45 minutes before showtime for ticketholders and 15 minutes for non-ticketholders. For more information, contact Levels at (516) 466-8055 ext. 216 or email levels@greatnecklibrary.org

 

 

    Location: Levels Teen Center

Monday August 13, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Yoga and Meditation Series facilitated by Sharon Epstein  
   

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.

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.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only.  Registration begins June 25 for Great Neck School District residents, and July 2 for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library .  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

Classes July 9 to 30, August 6 to 20, and September 17.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sunshine Babies  
   

Sit, sing and play with your baby as our librarian teaches you new and traditional songs, finger-plays and very simple stories.  Meet and share this delightful experience with other parents and their new babies.

For ages 0 through 9 months (non-crawlers)

Registration begins Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to July 9, the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: August 6, August 13 and August 20

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Summer Art Lab  
   

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore, and experiment in art.It’s about the process, not the product, in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

For ages 2 through 5 only

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to July 9, the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30, August 6, and August 13

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM CANCELLED Current Issues in the News with Rhoda Plotkin at Station  
   

Cancelled.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

For more than a decade Rhoda has led “Current Issues in the News” discussions at Independent Living programs on Long Island and Manhattan regarding domestic and international issues facing America.  She was Executive Director of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy, and co-produced a monthly radio series. 

Join Rhoda for a discussion of what is happening.

Registration suggested by calling 466-8055, ext. 208 or register online. 

    Location: Station Branch Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Adult Coloring  
   

Join us for a laid back and relaxing hour of coloring on Monday afternoons.  We will play nice soft music and supply colored pencils and coloring pages.  All you have to do is com in, relax, and color.  Let your stress just melt away.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Summer Art Lab  
   

For 2 - 4 year olds and their caregivers.

Registration required.

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore and experiment in art.  It's about the process, not the product, in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

Registration begins Wednesday June 27, 2018, 9:30 am online only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055 (Must scroll back to July 9, the first day of the program for registration information.)

Meets weekly on Mondays July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13, 19, 26.

Location:  STATION BRANCH

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    Location: Station Branch
   4:30 PM  -  5:10 PM STREAM Along  
   

Join our Science based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

For grades 1st - 4th

Registration begins Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: August 6, August 13, August 20 and August 27

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Main Building Committee Meeting at Main  
    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

Tuesday August 14, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Great Decisions Encore with Librarian Christy Orquera  
   
  • The Waning of Pax Americana?

 Call 466-8055, ext. 218, 219 or 254 for further information, to register or register online.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM STREAM-Along  
   

For grades 1 -4.

Registration required

Join our Science-based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

Meets weekly on Tuesdays July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28

Registration will begin on Wednesday June 27 at 9:30 am online or 10 am on the phone or in person.  516-466-8055

Location:  STATION BRANCH

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    Location: Station Branch
   5:00 PM  -  5:40 PM STREAM Along  
   

Join our science-based programs for a great time with old and new friends! We will exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different projects each week.

For grades 1 through 4 only

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to July 10 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31, August 7, and August 14

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM 3D Printing for Beginners!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Join us for this 4-week program on the basics of 3d printing and design. Work with Makerbot Print, Thingiverse, and Tinkercad to print existing designs and make your own!

    Location: Main - Small Multipurpose Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Lego Night  
   

Come join us for Lego Night! You don't have to be young to love Legos, just young at heart.  This night is not just for kids, so come on out grown-ups!  What you build may even wind up on display at the branch.  Children under 10 must have a grown-up with them.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Summer Crafts  
   

Summer, Summer, Summer time!  Summer is the best - but if you're looking for a break from the summer heat, stop on by to make some cool summer-themed crafts.

For ages 5 - 10 years old

Registration begins Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: August 7, August 14, August 21 and August 28

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Board of Trustees Personnel Committee Meeting at Main Library  
   

CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

    Location: Main Library, Admin Small Conference Room 202
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Great Decisions Encore with Librarian Christy Orquera  
   
  • Russia’s Foreign Policy

Call 466-8055, ext. 218, 219 or 254 to register or for further information, or register online.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Allies in Wellness
Hot, Sizzling Facts on the Power of Now with Librarian Mimi Rabizadeh
 
   

New study group led by Librarian Mimi Rabizadeh, focusing on a 360-degree perspective on wellness.  Discussions will focus on 4 elements of wellness: physical, emotional, mental and spiritual.

          WELLNESS

Registration strongly suggested beginning June 25 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055 exts. 218/219 or register online.

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

Wednesday August 15, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us for stories, rhymes, songs, and activities! 

Ages 2 through 5 (siblings welcome)

No registration required - just drop in!

 

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   12:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Chess at Main  
   

Enjoy a game of chess.   All skill levels welcome.

    Location: Small Multipurpose Room Main
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Scrabble at Station  
   

Enjoy a game of Scrabble, now at the Station Branch!

Wednesdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

    Location: Station Branch
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wednesday Film Matinee  
   

ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD

2017, 132 minutes, rated R

Director:  Ridley Scott

Cast:      Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, Timothy Hutton, Charlie Plummer, Romain Duris

Synopsis: The kidnapping of sixteen-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail to convince his billionaire grandfather to pay the ransom.

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
   3:30 PM  -  4:45 PM Sticks in the Stacks  
   

Classes now held every Wednesday!

Come and learn the basics, perhaps just brush up on what you already know and help us crochet and knit for a cause!   All skill levels are welcome. Supplies will be provided, or bring your own from home.

Please call to register at ext. 232. 

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   4:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Children's Crochet Club  
   

Join us every Wednesday for our Children’s Crochet Club, whether you already know how to crochet or not! Work on a project for yourself or earn community service hours by making an item to donate to a local charity. Materials will be provided.

For children in grades 1 - 6

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Parkville's Family Film Festival  
   

THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE

2017, 101 minutes, rated PG, animated

Director:  Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher, Bob Logan

Cast:      Jackie Chan, Justin Theroux, Dave Franco, Fred Amisen

Synopsis:  The young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, are all secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu, who is wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon, who also happens to be Lloyd's dad. Pitting mech against mech and father against son, this showdown will test this fierce but undisciplined team of modern-day ninjas who must learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash their inner power of Spinjitzu.

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: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Jr. Levels, Hall of Science!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Join us for this workshop presented by the Hall of Science. For this class children will learn how to use a microscope to investigatge the fascinating world of microorganisms! Jr. Levels programs are for children entering 5th and 6th grade. Register separately for each Hall of Science workshop you'd like to attend. 

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Community Service  
   

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Wednesdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 Volunteer this summer and make a difference for local community organizations.  Earn community service by participating in craft and writing projects for a variety of interests and abilities.  Your service will impact youth, families, veterans, pets, and more.  Come as often or as little as you would like. No registration needed.  By participating, you will be able to complete an activity for the Teen Summer Reading Program! 

Contact: Courtney Greenblatt, 516 466-8055 ext. 218
 

    Location: Main Library, Study Room 120
   7:30 PM  -  8:10 PM PJ Storytime  
   

Bring your stuffed animal to the library so the two of you can listen to some fun summer stories.  Wear your pajamas, and get ready to enjoy storybooks that are read by an enthusiastic librarian.  Snacks available to take home after stories are read!

For ages 3-7 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency - Space is Limited)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room

Thursday August 16, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Running Against The Machine presented by Jim Coll  
   
Few local elections demonstrate the dysfunction of New York election law as much as the only Republican primary race for a seat on the Nassau County Legislature in 2017.  James Coll, former candidate for the 15th District, and Christopher Paolillo, the campaign manager, will provide an eye-opening, non-partisan discussion about the seemingly insurmountable challenges they faced getting on the ballot from the day they announced to Election Day.  If there was any doubt you had about the need to reform our state’s election system, this lecture will provide some valuable answers and leave you asking some important questions as well.
 

Jim Coll is an Adjunct Professor of American and Constitutional History at Hofstra University and Nassau Community College, an NYPD detective and the founder of ChangeNYS, a nonprofit organization formed to educate New Yorkers about the need for nonpartisan civic understanding and political reform in the state. 

Registration suggested beginning June 25 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD

2017, 132 minutes, rated R

Director:  Ridley Scott

Cast:      Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, Timothy Hutton, Charlie Plummer, Romain Duris

Synopsis: The kidnapping of sixteen-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail to convince his billionaire grandfather to pay the ransom.

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
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Summer Art Lab  
   

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore, and experiment in art.  It's about the process not the product in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

For ages 0-4 years old

Registration begins Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: August 9, August 16, August 23 and August 30

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

 

For ages 2 to 5 years old (siblings welcomed)

 

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each week for stories to be read aloud.

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    Location: Station Branch
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM English Language Conversation Group  
   

The Library invites those who wish to practice speaking English to join our English Language Conversation Group, facilitated by Librarian Jennifer Ransom. This is a small, informal group of people that get together once a week to have conversations in English on a variety of topics.

Please register in person or by phone at ext. 232 beginning June 21.

 

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Knitting and Crocheting Circle  
   

Love knitting and/or crocheting? Help, advice and chitchat will be facilitated.  No registration required.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga and Meditation Series facilitated by Sharon Epstein  
   

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.

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.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only.  Registration begins June 25 for Great Neck School District residents, and July 2 for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library .  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

Classes July 12 & 26, August 2 to 23, September 6 & 13.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Finance Committee Meeting at Main Library  
    Location: Main - Small Multipurpose Room
   7:30 PM  -  8:10 PM Pajama Storytime  
   

Bring your stuffed animal to the library so the two of you can listen to some fun summer stories. Wear your pajamas and get ready to enjoy storybooks, songs, and rhymes. Snacks available to take home after stories are read!

Ages 3 through 7

No registration required - just drop in!

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    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

Friday August 17, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   10:30 AM  -  5:30 PM Dragon Tales  
   

Children reading storybooks to dragon lizards - what could be cuter??  The smiles on a child's face, the excitement of doing something different proves there's anticipation when it comes to reading in this particular setting.  And that's what it's all about.  Youngesters of all ages are not only learning to read, they're looking forward to it.

For ages 5 - 12

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Adult Coloring  
   

Drop in for an hour of relaxing coloring for adults at the Lakeville Branch.  Coloring sheets will also to available to take home for participants looking to extend the relaxation.  

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM House Calls - The Doctor is In
Northwell Outreach
 
   

The Mission at Northwell Health House Calls is: To serve the highest need patients to achieve better care and health at a lower cost.

The House Calls program includes Advanced Illness Management and Independence at Home.

Presented by:

Joyce A. Racanelli, LCSW  Director, Ambulatory Care Management, House Calls Program/ Northwell Solutions

Linda A. Blatchly, Intake RN  Northwell House Calls

Registration suggested beginning June 25 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM STREAM Along  
   

Join our Science based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

For grades 1st - 4th

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3, August 10, August 17, August 24 and August 31

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Games Galore  
   

Find out how much fun games can be when we play without joy sticks, computers, or handheld gizmos and gadgets.  Come to the library and challenge your skills with some "unplugged" games on a Friday night.

For ages 6-12 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room

Saturday August 18, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Open Play Time  
   

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Tai Chi with Joseph Panico  
   

Tai Chi is an internal form of martial art that is practiced for health and self-defense. Incorporating breathing with slow and fluid movements, the exercise connects the internal focus of the mind with the external control of the body.  Practicing Tai Chi ultimately leads to Improved Circulation, Better Balance, Greater Flexibility, Increased Energy and Reduced Tension.

Joseph Panico has been practicing martial arts for more than 15 years.  He began his Tai Chi training in 1997 at Red Dragon Kung Fu Center under Sifu Rafael Gomez and has been studying Tai Chi and Qigong extensively with Sifu Joseph Laracuenta since 2002. “Our goal is to live a long and healthy life.  By focusing on ourselves we get to improve the quality of our life.  And by expressing that quality outward we get to improve the lives of others.”Joseph has also won numerous awards at the US Open Martial Arts Championship in Queens, NY, has performed Tai Chi at Citi Field, and has appeared as a guest on the Project Independence Radio Show 88.1FM WCWP.

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only (check, cash or money order made payable to "Great Neck Library") beginning June 25 for Great Neck School District residents and July 2 for non-residents.

Series runs July 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 8.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Open Play Time  
   

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Parkville's Family Film Festival  
   

THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE

2017, 101 minutes, rated PG, animated

Director:  Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher, Bob Logan

Cast:      Jackie Chan, Justin Theroux, Dave Franco, Fred Amisen

Synopsis:  The young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, are all secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu, who is wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon, who also happens to be Lloyd's dad. Pitting mech against mech and father against son, this showdown will test this fierce but undisciplined team of modern-day ninjas who must learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash their inner power of Spinjitzu.

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: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Sidewalk Chalk  
   

Join us for some creative fun and a chance for you to show off your art skills as we decorate the sidewalks outside of the Children's department with chalk art.

For ages 5-12 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room

Monday August 20, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Yoga and Meditation Series facilitated by Sharon Epstein  
   

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.

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.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only.  Registration begins June 25 for Great Neck School District residents, and July 2 for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library .  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

Classes July 9 to 30, August 6 to 20, and September 17.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sunshine Babies  
   

Sit, sing and play with your baby as our librarian teaches you new and traditional songs, finger-plays and very simple stories.  Meet and share this delightful experience with other parents and their new babies.

For ages 0 through 9 months (non-crawlers)

Registration begins Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to July 9, the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: August 6, August 13 and August 20

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Adult Coloring  
   

Join us for a laid back and relaxing hour of coloring on Monday afternoons.  We will play nice soft music and supply colored pencils and coloring pages.  All you have to do is com in, relax, and color.  Let your stress just melt away.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Strokes and Stroke Prevention  
   

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Ceil Sorrentino, RN

    Location: Station Branch
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Summer Art Lab  
   

For 2 - 4 year olds and their caregivers.

Registration required.

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore and experiment in art.  It's about the process, not the product, in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

Registration begins Wednesday June 27, 2018, 9:30 am online only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055 (Must scroll back to July 9, the first day of the program for registration information.)

Meets weekly on Mondays July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13, 19, 26.

Location:  STATION BRANCH

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    Location: Station Branch
   4:30 PM  -  5:10 PM STREAM Along  
   

Join our Science based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

For grades 1st - 4th

Registration begins Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: August 6, August 13, August 20 and August 27

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room

Tuesday August 21, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Great Decisions Encore with Librarian Christy Orquera  
   
  • China and America: The New Geopolitical Equation

 

 Call 466-8055, ext. 218, 219 or 254 for further information, to register or register online.

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Property Tax Exemptions Workshop  
   

Department of Assessment staff will provide individual assistance to any homeowner who would like to file for his or her Veterans, Senior Citizen, Cold War Veterans, Volunteer Firefighters and Ambulance Workers, Limited Income Disability, or Home Improvement exemption on-site.  Homeowners who will be filing for a property tax exemption are encouraged to make copies of their 2017 Federal and State Income Tax Forms, Driver’s License, and any other documentation that is required prior to the workshop.  For further information regarding property tax exemptions that are offered by Nassau County, please contact the Department of Assessment at (516) 571-1500

Registration suggested beginning June 25 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM STREAM-Along  
   

For grades 1 -4.

Registration required

Join our Science-based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

Meets weekly on Tuesdays July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28

Registration will begin on Wednesday June 27 at 9:30 am online or 10 am on the phone or in person.  516-466-8055

Location:  STATION BRANCH

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    Location: Station Branch
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM 3D Printing for Beginners!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Join us for this 4-week program on the basics of 3d printing and design. Work with Makerbot Print, Thingiverse, and Tinkercad to print existing designs and make your own!

    Location: Main - Small Multipurpose Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Lego Night  
   

Come join us for Lego Night! You don't have to be young to love Legos, just young at heart.  This night is not just for kids, so come on out grown-ups!  What you build may even wind up on display at the branch.  Children under 10 must have a grown-up with them.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Summer Crafts  
   

Summer, Summer, Summer time!  Summer is the best - but if you're looking for a break from the summer heat, stop on by to make some cool summer-themed crafts.

For ages 5 - 10 years old

Registration begins Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: August 7, August 14, August 21 and August 28

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Great Decisions Encore with Librarian Christy Orquera  
   
  • Media and Foreign Policy

 Call 466-8055, ext. 218, 219 or 254 for further information, to register or register online.

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
   7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Special Board of Trustees Meeting at Parkville Branch  
    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

Wednesday August 22, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   12:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Chess at Main  
   

Enjoy a game of chess.   All skill levels welcome.

    Location: Small Multipurpose Room Main
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Scrabble at Station  
   

Enjoy a game of Scrabble, now at the Station Branch!

Wednesdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

    Location: Station Branch
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wednesday Film Matinee  
   

GET OUT

2017, 104 minutes, rated R

Director:  Jordan Peele

Cast:      Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Marcus Henderson, Betty Gabriel

Synopsis: A young black man meets his white girlfriend's parents at their estate, only to find out that the situation is much more sinister than it appears.

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
   3:30 PM  -  4:45 PM Sticks in the Stacks  
   

Classes now held every Wednesday!

Come and learn the basics, perhaps just brush up on what you already know and help us crochet and knit for a cause!   All skill levels are welcome. Supplies will be provided, or bring your own from home.

Please call to register at ext. 232. 

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Parkville's Family Film Festival  
   

CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE

2017, 90 minutes, rated PG, animated

Director:  David Soren

Cast:      Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Ed Helms

Synopsis:  George and Harold are fourth-grade BFFs who love dreaming up funny pranks. One day, they accidentally hypnotize their principal into believing he's a dimwitted superhero. But when the new schoolteacher turns out to be a disgraced scientist bent on ridding the world of laughter, George, Harold, and the dimwitted superhero must band together to stop his evil agenda!

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: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Community Service  
   

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Wednesdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 Volunteer this summer and make a difference for local community organizations.  Earn community service by participating in craft and writing projects for a variety of interests and abilities.  Your service will impact youth, families, veterans, pets, and more.  Come as often or as little as you would like. No registration needed.  By participating, you will be able to complete an activity for the Teen Summer Reading Program! 

Contact: Courtney Greenblatt, 516 466-8055 ext. 218
 

    Location: Main Library, Study Room 120
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Settlers of Catan Game Night  
   

Join us at the Lakeville Branch to learn to play this popular award-winning game which has been called "the board game of our time" by The Washington Post.

This will be a Beginner's Level game of Settlers of Catan; experienced but patient players are also very welcome.

Picture yourself in the era of discoveries: after a long voyage of great deprivation, your shops have finally reached the coast of an uncharted island.  Its name shall be Catan!  But you are not the only discoverer. Other fearless seafarers have also landed on the shores of Catan: the race to settle the island has begun!

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   7:30 PM  -  8:10 PM PJ Storytime  
   

Bring your stuffed animal to the library so the two of you can listen to some fun summer stories.  Wear your pajamas, and get ready to enjoy storybooks that are read by an enthusiastic librarian.  Snacks available to take home after stories are read!

For ages 3-7 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency - Space is Limited)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room

Thursday August 23, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

GET OUT

2017, 104 minutes, rated R

Director:  Jordan Peele

Cast:      Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Marcus Henderson, Betty Gabriel

Synopsis: A young black man meets his white girlfriend's parents at their estate, only to find out that the situation is much more sinister than it appears.

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
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Summer Art Lab  
   

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore, and experiment in art.  It's about the process not the product in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

For ages 0-4 years old

Registration begins Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: August 9, August 16, August 23 and August 30

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

 

For ages 2 to 5 years old (siblings welcomed)

 

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each week for stories to be read aloud.

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    Location: Station Branch
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM English Language Conversation Group  
   

The Library invites those who wish to practice speaking English to join our English Language Conversation Group, facilitated by Librarian Jennifer Ransom. This is a small, informal group of people that get together once a week to have conversations in English on a variety of topics.

Please register in person or by phone at ext. 232 beginning June 21.

 

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Knitting and Crocheting Circle  
   

Love knitting and/or crocheting? Help, advice and chitchat will be facilitated.  No registration required.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga and Meditation Series facilitated by Sharon Epstein  
   

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.

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.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only.  Registration begins June 25 for Great Neck School District residents, and July 2 for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library .  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

Classes July 12 & 26, August 2 to 23, September 6 & 13.

    Location: Main Library Community Room

Friday August 24, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   10:30 AM  -  5:30 PM Dragon Tales  
   

Children reading storybooks to dragon lizards - what could be cuter??  The smiles on a child's face, the excitement of doing something different proves there's anticipation when it comes to reading in this particular setting.  And that's what it's all about.  Youngesters of all ages are not only learning to read, they're looking forward to it.

For ages 5 - 12

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Adult Coloring  
   

Drop in for an hour of relaxing coloring for adults at the Lakeville Branch.  Coloring sheets will also to available to take home for participants looking to extend the relaxation.  

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM The Writer Within facilitated by Lynda Aron  
   

Access your authentic voice and explore the power of imagination, self-expression and storytelling. New writers, professionals and everyone in between are welcome.  Sharing is encouraged but not required.

Published author Lynda Aron has taught writing workshops and book discussion groups for the past thirty years. She has taught in high schools, universities, community centers such as Gilda’s Club in Manhattan, her salon, and hospitals worldwide. As chairwoman of both public and private writing programs, she created and still advocates for developing authentic and creative writers. She is also an accomplished editor who guides participants with compassion and expertise.

Registration suggested beginning June 25 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM STREAM Along  
   

Join our Science based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

For grades 1st - 4th

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3, August 10, August 17, August 24 and August 31

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Games Galore  
   

Find out how much fun games can be when we play without joy sticks, computers, or handheld gizmos and gadgets.  Come to the library and challenge your skills with some "unplugged" games on a Friday night.

For ages 6-12 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room

Saturday August 25, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Open Play Time  
   

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   10:00 AM  -  4:30 PM AARP Driver Safety Class - canceled  
   

The August 2018 class has been canceled: please check the September calendar for information for the  September 15 2018 class.  You may register now for the September class.

Please call 466-8055, ext. 273 if  you have any questions.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Tai Chi with Joseph Panico  
   

Tai Chi is an internal form of martial art that is practiced for health and self-defense. Incorporating breathing with slow and fluid movements, the exercise connects the internal focus of the mind with the external control of the body.  Practicing Tai Chi ultimately leads to Improved Circulation, Better Balance, Greater Flexibility, Increased Energy and Reduced Tension.

Joseph Panico has been practicing martial arts for more than 15 years.  He began his Tai Chi training in 1997 at Red Dragon Kung Fu Center under Sifu Rafael Gomez and has been studying Tai Chi and Qigong extensively with Sifu Joseph Laracuenta since 2002. “Our goal is to live a long and healthy life.  By focusing on ourselves we get to improve the quality of our life.  And by expressing that quality outward we get to improve the lives of others.”Joseph has also won numerous awards at the US Open Martial Arts Championship in Queens, NY, has performed Tai Chi at Citi Field, and has appeared as a guest on the Project Independence Radio Show 88.1FM WCWP.

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only (check, cash or money order made payable to "Great Neck Library") beginning June 25 for Great Neck School District residents and July 2 for non-residents.

Series runs July 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 8.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Open Play Time  
   

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Parkville's Family Film Festival  
   

CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE

2017, 90 minutes, rated PG, animated

Director:  David Soren

Cast:      Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Ed Helms

Synopsis:  George and Harold are fourth-grade BFFs who love dreaming up funny pranks. One day, they accidentally hypnotize their principal into believing he's a dimwitted superhero. But when the new schoolteacher turns out to be a disgraced scientist bent on ridding the world of laughter, George, Harold, and the dimwitted superhero must band together to stop his evil agenda!

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: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Sidewalk Chalk  
   

Join us for some creative fun and a chance for you to show off your art skills as we decorate the sidewalks outside of the Children's department with chalk art.

For ages 5-12 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Station Summer Craft  
   

For ages 2-10 years old

No registration required

Drop in Craft program of a variety of crafts to choose from in our supply closet.  Spend an afternoon creating memories and fun with your friends on selected Saturdays.

Location : STATION Branch

    Location: Station Branch Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO fun  
   

Come jon us for an afternoon at the library where you can build, create and play with LEGO's.

Masterpieces will be displayed!

For ages 3-12 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Lakeville Branch Library

Monday August 27, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Adult Coloring  
   

Join us for a laid back and relaxing hour of coloring on Monday afternoons.  We will play nice soft music and supply colored pencils and coloring pages.  All you have to do is com in, relax, and color.  Let your stress just melt away.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Summer Art Lab  
   

For 2 - 4 year olds and their caregivers.

Registration required.

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore and experiment in art.  It's about the process, not the product, in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

Registration begins Wednesday June 27, 2018, 9:30 am online only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055 (Must scroll back to July 9, the first day of the program for registration information.)

Meets weekly on Mondays July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13, 19, 26.

Location:  STATION BRANCH

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    Location: Station Branch
   4:30 PM  -  5:10 PM STREAM Along  
   

Join our Science based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

For grades 1st - 4th

Registration begins Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: August 6, August 13, August 20 and August 27

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room

Tuesday August 28, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Great Decisions Encore with Librarian Christy Orquera  
   

Turkey: A Partner in Crisis

 Call 466-8055, ext. 218, 219 or 254 for further information, to register or register online.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM STREAM-Along  
   

For grades 1 -4.

Registration required

Join our Science-based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

Meets weekly on Tuesdays July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28

Registration will begin on Wednesday June 27 at 9:30 am online or 10 am on the phone or in person.  516-466-8055

Location:  STATION BRANCH

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    Location: Station Branch
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM 3D Printing for Beginners!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Join us for this 4-week program on the basics of 3d printing and design. Work with Makerbot Print, Thingiverse, and Tinkercad to print existing designs and make your own!

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Lego Night  
   

Come join us for Lego Night! You don't have to be young to love Legos, just young at heart.  This night is not just for kids, so come on out grown-ups!  What you build may even wind up on display at the branch.  Children under 10 must have a grown-up with them.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Summer Crafts  
   

Summer, Summer, Summer time!  Summer is the best - but if you're looking for a break from the summer heat, stop on by to make some cool summer-themed crafts.

For ages 5 - 10 years old

Registration begins Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: August 7, August 14, August 21 and August 28

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Great Decisions Encore with Librarian Christy Orquera  
   

Turkey: A Partner in Crisis

 Call 466-8055, ext. 218, 219 or 254 for further information, to register or register online.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   7:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Policy & Bylaws Committee Meeting @ Main  
    Location: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

Wednesday August 29, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   12:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Chess at Main  
   

Enjoy a game of chess.   All skill levels welcome.

    Location: Small Multipurpose Room Main
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Scrabble at Station  
   

Enjoy a game of Scrabble, now at the Station Branch!

Wednesdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

    Location: Station Branch
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wednesday Film Matinee  
   

MOLLY'S GAME

2017, 141 minutes, rated R

Director:  Aaron Sorkin

Cast:      Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera

Synopsis:  The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.

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
   3:30 PM  -  4:45 PM Sticks in the Stacks  
   

Classes now held every Wednesday!

Come and learn the basics, perhaps just brush up on what you already know and help us crochet and knit for a cause!   All skill levels are welcome. Supplies will be provided, or bring your own from home.

Please call to register at ext. 232. 

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Parkville's Family Film Festival  
   

WONDER

2017, 113 minutes, rated PG

Director:  Stephen Chbosky

Cast:      Julia Roberts, Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Mandy Patinkin

Synopsis:  Based on the New York Times bestseller, this tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

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: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Lakeville Literary Club  
   

Copies of the book will be available to registered patrons for pickup at the branch of their choice.

Participants must be registered by the first of the  month in order to guarantee receiving the book before the discussion.

Please register by Phone at ext. 232

August Selection - Hot Milk by Deborah Levy

Driven to cure her mother's inexplicable illness, a young anthropologist seeks the advice of a famous but controversial consultant on the arid coast of southern Spain, where the transient desert environment shapes her own desires. By the award-winning author of Swimming Home.

I have been sleuthing my mother’s symptoms for as long as I can remember. If I see myself as an unwilling detective with a desire for justice, is her illness an unsolved crime? If so, who is the villain and who is the victim?

Sofia, a young anthropologist, has spent much of her life trying to solve the mystery of her mother’s unexplainable illness. She is frustrated with Rose and her constant complaints, but utterly relieved to be called to abandon her own disappointing fledgling adult life. She and her mother travel to the searing, arid coast of southern Spain to see a famous consultant--their very last chance--in the hope that he might cure her unpredictable limb paralysis.

But Dr. Gomez has strange methods that seem to have little to do with physical medicine, and as the treatment progresses, Sofia's mother's illness becomes increasingly baffling. Sofia's role as detective--tracking her mother's symptoms in an attempt to find the secret motivation for her pain--deepens as she discovers her own desires in this transient desert community.

Hot Milk is a profound exploration of the sting of sexuality, of unspoken female rage, of myth and modernity, the lure of hypochondria and big pharma, and, above all, the value of experimenting with life; of being curious, bewildered, and vitally alive to the world.

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Community Service  
   

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Wednesdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 Volunteer this summer and make a difference for local community organizations.  Earn community service by participating in craft and writing projects for a variety of interests and abilities.  Your service will impact youth, families, veterans, pets, and more.  Come as often or as little as you would like. No registration needed.  By participating, you will be able to complete an activity for the Teen Summer Reading Program! 

Contact: Courtney Greenblatt, 516 466-8055 ext. 218
 

    Location: Main Library, Study Room 120
   7:30 PM  -  8:10 PM PJ Storytime  
   

Bring your stuffed animal to the library so the two of you can listen to some fun summer stories.  Wear your pajamas, and get ready to enjoy storybooks that are read by an enthusiastic librarian.  Snacks available to take home after stories are read!

For ages 3-7 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency - Space is Limited)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Branch Committee Meeting at Parkville  
    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

Thursday August 30, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Parkville Book Club  
   

Copies of the book will be available to registered patrons for pickup at the branch of their choice.

Participants must be registered by the first of the month in order to guarantee recieving that months discussion before the discussion.  

Please register by Phone at ext. 273

August's Selection: Magpie Murders: A Novel by Anthony Horowitz

From the New York Times bestselling author of Moriarty and Trigger Mortis, this fiendishly brilliant, riveting thriller weaves a classic whodunit worthy of Agatha Christie into a chilling, ingeniously original modern-day mystery.

When editor Susan Ryeland is given the manuscript of Alan Conway’s latest novel, she has no reason to think it will be much different from any of his others. After working with the bestselling crime writer for years, she’s intimately familiar with his detective, Atticus Pünd, who solves mysteries disturbing sleepy English villages. An homage to queens of classic British crime such as Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers, Alan’s traditional formula has proved hugely successful. So successful that Susan must continue to put up with his troubling behavior if she wants to keep her job.

Conway’s latest tale has Atticus Pünd investigating a murder at Pye Hall, a local manor house. Yes, there are dead bodies and a host of intriguing suspects, but the more Susan reads, the more she’s convinced that there is another story hidden in the pages of the manuscript: one of real-life jealousy, greed, ruthless ambition, and murder.

Masterful, clever, and relentlessly suspenseful, Magpie Murders is a deviously dark take on vintage English crime fiction in which the reader becomes the detective.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

MOLLY'S GAME

2017, 141 minutes, rated R

Director:  Aaron Sorkin

Cast:      Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera

Synopsis:  The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.

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
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Summer Art Lab  
   

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore, and experiment in art.  It's about the process not the product in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

For ages 0-4 years old

Registration begins Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: August 9, August 16, August 23 and August 30

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

 

For ages 2 to 5 years old (siblings welcomed)

 

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each week for stories to be read aloud.

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    Location: Station Branch
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM English Language Conversation Group  
   

The Library invites those who wish to practice speaking English to join our English Language Conversation Group, facilitated by Librarian Jennifer Ransom. This is a small, informal group of people that get together once a week to have conversations in English on a variety of topics.

Please register in person or by phone at ext. 232 beginning June 21.

 

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Knitting and Crocheting Circle  
   

Love knitting and/or crocheting? Help, advice and chitchat will be facilitated.  No registration required.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

Friday August 31, 2018
     Games Galore  
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Read, Learn, Grow  
   

Attend this parent/child time with your preschooler.  Help your child get on the road to becoming a reader by joining us each morning for stories to be read aloud. 

Appropriate for ages 2-5 - siblings welcomed

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   10:30 AM  -  5:30 PM Dragon Tales  
   

Children reading storybooks to dragon lizards - what could be cuter??  The smiles on a child's face, the excitement of doing something different proves there's anticipation when it comes to reading in this particular setting.  And that's what it's all about.  Youngesters of all ages are not only learning to read, they're looking forward to it.

For ages 5 - 12

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Adult Coloring  
   

Drop in for an hour of relaxing coloring for adults at the Lakeville Branch.  Coloring sheets will also to available to take home for participants looking to extend the relaxation.  

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM STREAM Along  
   

Join our Science based programs for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week over the summer.

For grades 1st - 4th

Registration begins Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3, August 10, August 17, August 24 and August 31

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Games Galore  
   

Find out how much fun games can be when we play without joy sticks, computers, or handheld gizmos and gadgets.  Come to the library and challenge your skills with some "unplugged" games on a Friday night.

For ages 6-12 years old

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main- Children's Program Room

Saturday September 1, 2018
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Parkville's Family Film Festival  
   

WONDER

2017, 113 minutes, rated PG

Director:  Stephen Chbosky

Cast:      Julia Roberts, Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Mandy Patinkin

Synopsis:  Based on the New York Times bestseller, this tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

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: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

Tuesday September 4, 2018 -  Thursday October 11, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM In the Gallery
Color and Texture in Fiber
 
   
Helene Kusnitz learned to sew from her mother. As an adult she has been a self-taught quilt artist for over twenty-five years. Recently, Helene began combining other methods including weaving and felting in her work and now enjoys a more free form style using a wide range of fibers, textiles and embellishments.  Helene is continually learning by taking workshops with nationally known instructors in various fiber arts. She has exhibited locally and won many awards for her work. Helene has been teaching quilting and sewing to both children and adults since 2000. 
 
Helene is a member of the Long Island Craft Guild, The Textile Study Group of New York, Artist Craftsmen of New York, Studio Art Quilt Associates Surface Design Association and Northeast Feltmakers Guild.
    Location: Main Library Lower Lobby Art Gallery

Tuesday September 4, 2018
   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Jr. Levels, Aladdin Jr.!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Perform in the Disney's Aladdin Jr! This unique show has captivated audiences around the world, and now you have the opportunity to perform in this one-of-a-kind musical! Jr. Levels programs are for fifth and sixth gradersPerformance is October 25th. 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Lego Night  
   

Come join us for Lego Night! You don't have to be young to love Legos, just young at heart.  This night is not just for kids, so come on out grown-ups!  What you build may even wind up on display at the branch.  Children under 10 must have a grown-up with them.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Board of Trustees Personnel Committee Meeting at Main Library  
   

CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

    Location: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

Wednesday September 5, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Baby Ballet  
   

This 45 minute structured classes offer a magical introduction into the world of ballet, engaging children in age-appropriate dance, whilst learning rhythm, posture, co-ordination and balance through a fun, structured class.

Classes are specially designed with toddlers in mind.  Dancers can start from walking age through to 4 years of age.

For walkers - 4 year olds with Parent/caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: September 5, September 12 and September 19

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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         Tutu's are optional!

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   12:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Chess at Main  
   

Enjoy a game of chess.   All skill levels welcome.

    Location: Small Multipurpose Room Main
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Scrabble at Station  
   

Enjoy a game of Scrabble, now at the Station Branch!

Wednesdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

    Location: Station Branch
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wednesday Film Matinee  
   

THE FLORIDA PROJECT

2017, 115 minutes, rated R

Director:  Sean Baker

Cast:      Willem Dafoe, Brooklyn Prince, Valeria Cotto

Synopsis:  Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World.

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
   3:30 PM  -  4:45 PM Sticks in the Stacks  
   

Classes now held every Wednesday!

Come and learn the basics, perhaps just brush up on what you already know and help us crochet and knit for a cause!   All skill levels are welcome. Supplies will be provided, or bring your own from home.

Please call to register at ext. 232. 

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Jr. Levels, Aladdin Jr.!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Perform in the Disney's Aladdin Jr! This unique show has captivated audiences around the world, and now you have the opportunity to perform in this one-of-a-kind musical! Jr. Levels programs are for fifth and sixth gradersPerformance is October 25th. 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Parkville's Family Film Festival  
   

A WRINKLE IN TIME

2018, 109 minutes, rated PG

Director:  Ava Duvernay

Cast:      Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kalling, Chris Pine, David Oyelowo

Synopsis:  Following the discovery of a new form of space travel as well as Meg's father's disappearance, she, her brother, and her friend must join three magical beings (Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which) to travel across the universe to rescue him from a terrible evil.

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: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

Thursday September 6, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Imagination Playground  
   

A child's imagination is an amazing thing.  Now combine that creativity with these large, light-weight foam blocks and the possibilities are endless.  The blocks can be connected in all sorts of styles, giving kids the freedom to express themselves through play.  They'll be so busy building, expanding, connecting, and creating that they won't even realize that they are in fact learning important problem-solving skills.

For ages 2 - 5 years old with Parent/caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, Au, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: September 13, September 20 and September 27

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main Library Community Room
   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Free Blood Pressure Screenings at Station  
   

Have your blood pressure checked by a clinical nurse from St. Francis Hospital, free of charge.

Hypertension affects an astounding one in four adult Americans. Also known as high blood pressure, this condition usually has no symptoms, which is why it is often called the “silent killer.”

No registration required. Will be held in the Reference area.

Screenings will be held on Thursdays, July 5, August 2, and September 6 at the Station Branch from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

    Location: Station Branch
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

THE FLORIDA PROJECT

2017, 115 minutes, rated R

Director:  Sean Baker

Cast:      Willem Dafoe, Brooklyn Prince, Valeria Cotto

Synopsis:  Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World.

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
   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Jr. Levels, Aladdin Jr.!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Perform in the Disney's Aladdin Jr! This unique show has captivated audiences around the world, and now you have the opportunity to perform in this one-of-a-kind musical! Jr. Levels programs are for fifth and sixth gradersPerformance is October 25th. 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM English Language Conversation Group  
   

The Library invites those who wish to practice speaking English to join our English Language Conversation Group, facilitated by Librarian Jennifer Ransom. This is a small, informal group of people that get together once a week to have conversations in English on a variety of topics.

Please register in person or by phone at ext. 232 beginning June 21.

 

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Knitting and Crocheting Circle  
   

Love knitting and/or crocheting? Help, advice and chitchat will be facilitated.  No registration required.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga and Meditation Series facilitated by Sharon Epstein  
   

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.

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.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only.  Registration begins June 25 for Great Neck School District residents, and July 2 for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library .  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

Classes July 12 & 26, August 2 to 23, September 6 & 13.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Finance Committee Meeting at Main Library  
    Location: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

Friday September 7, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Adult Coloring  
   

Drop in for an hour of relaxing coloring for adults at the Lakeville Branch.  Coloring sheets will also to available to take home for participants looking to extend the relaxation.  

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Socrates Salon with Conversation Host Ron Gross  
   

HOPE: Its Power and Potential in Our Lives and Our Politics

1.    What role does hope play in your life today?  Is it a factor in your planning, coping, and social life?
2.    Is Hope part of your religious or spiritual outlook?
3.    What do you understand about the role of Hope in healthfulness and in coping with illness?
4.    How would you relate Hope to “wishful thinking”, “denial”, and other forms of “false hope”?
5.    Do you view Hope as a skill or set of skills (e.g., self-motivation, grit, determination, resourcefulness)?
6.    What are your hopes for our nation?

Come share your life experiences, knowledge, and wisdom about topics that matter, as we move from small talk to Big Talk. Everyone speaks and everyone listens, because all of us are wiser than any of us.  Topics announced in advance on flip ch art at the Information Desk. No registration required. To receive further information about this session and ensuing ones, please send an e-mail to Ron Gross at grossassoc@aol.com

No registration required.

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

Saturday September 8, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Tai Chi with Joseph Panico  
   

Tai Chi is an internal form of martial art that is practiced for health and self-defense. Incorporating breathing with slow and fluid movements, the exercise connects the internal focus of the mind with the external control of the body.  Practicing Tai Chi ultimately leads to Improved Circulation, Better Balance, Greater Flexibility, Increased Energy and Reduced Tension.

Joseph Panico has been practicing martial arts for more than 15 years.  He began his Tai Chi training in 1997 at Red Dragon Kung Fu Center under Sifu Rafael Gomez and has been studying Tai Chi and Qigong extensively with Sifu Joseph Laracuenta since 2002. “Our goal is to live a long and healthy life.  By focusing on ourselves we get to improve the quality of our life.  And by expressing that quality outward we get to improve the lives of others.”Joseph has also won numerous awards at the US Open Martial Arts Championship in Queens, NY, has performed Tai Chi at Citi Field, and has appeared as a guest on the Project Independence Radio Show 88.1FM WCWP.

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only (check, cash or money order made payable to "Great Neck Library") beginning June 25 for Great Neck School District residents and July 2 for non-residents.

Series runs July 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 8.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Parkville's Family Film Festival  
   

A WRINKLE IN TIME

2018, 109 minutes, rated PG

Director:  Ava Duvernay

Cast:      Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kalling, Chris Pine, David Oyelowo

Synopsis:  Following the discovery of a new form of space travel as well as Meg's father's disappearance, she, her brother, and her friend must join three magical beings (Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which) to travel across the universe to rescue him from a terrible evil.

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: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Jr. Levels, 3D Printing!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Learn the basics of 3D printing and design in this 3-session program (7/5, 7/12, 7/19). Work with Makerbot Print, Thingiverse, and Tinkercad to print existing designs and make your own! Jr. Levels summer programs are for kids entering 5th and 6th grade. 

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

Monday September 10, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Adult Coloring  
   

Join us for a laid back and relaxing hour of coloring on Monday afternoons.  We will play nice soft music and supply colored pencils and coloring pages.  All you have to do is com in, relax, and color.  Let your stress just melt away.

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

Tuesday September 11, 2018
   12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM English Language Conversation facilitated by Librarian Barbara Buckley  
   
The Library invites all new speakers of English to join our English Language Conversation Group. 
These are small, informal groups of people that get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. 
Refreshments will be served. No registration required.
For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218.
 
 
    Location: Station Branch Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Jr. Levels, Aladdin Jr.!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Perform in the Disney's Aladdin Jr! This unique show has captivated audiences around the world, and now you have the opportunity to perform in this one-of-a-kind musical! Jr. Levels programs are for fifth and sixth gradersPerformance is October 25th. 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Great Decisions facilitated by Rhoda Plotkin  
   

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs.  The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.

Each year, eight topics are chosen by a panel of experts. This year we tackle critical issues from nuclear security to trade to the future of Europe.

Registration required.   Annual fee for all 8 sessions and the Briefing Book for the year is $10.00.

Sessions will be held on January 9, February 13, March 13, April 10, May 8, September 11, October 9, and November 13, 2018.

Call 466-8055, ext. 218, 219 or 254 for further information.

September 11 Topic:  U.S. Global Engagement & the Military

For more than a decade Rhoda has led “Current Issues in the News” discussions at Independent Living programs on Long Island and Manhattan regarding domestic and international issues facing America.  She was Executive Director of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy, and co-produced a monthly radio series.   Rhoda facilitates the Current Issues in the News discussions at Station Branch.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM West Egg Book Club  
   

West Egg Book Club

September:Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

The lives of three women are set on a collision course when Kasia is sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious Nazi concentration camp for women. Their stories cross continents, as Caroline and Kasia strive to bring justice to those whom history has forgotten.
 
Please contact Reference early enough to obtain your copy of the book. Books may take 10 to 14 days to reach us from outside the Library.

 

    Location: Station Branch

Wednesday September 12, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Baby Ballet  
   

This 45 minute structured classes offer a magical introduction into the world of ballet, engaging children in age-appropriate dance, whilst learning rhythm, posture, co-ordination and balance through a fun, structured class.

Classes are specially designed with toddlers in mind.  Dancers can start from walking age through to 4 years of age.

For walkers - 4 year olds with Parent/caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: September 5, September 12 and September 19

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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         Tutu's are optional!

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   12:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Chess at Main  
   

Enjoy a game of chess.   All skill levels welcome.

    Location: Small Multipurpose Room Main
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Scrabble at Station  
   

Enjoy a game of Scrabble, now at the Station Branch!

Wednesdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

    Location: Station Branch
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wednesday Film Matinee  
   

THE WEDDING PLAN

2016, 110 minutes, rated PG, Hebrew with English subtitles

Director:  Rama Burshtein

Cast:      Dafi Alferon, Noa Koler, Oded Leopold, Ronny Merhavi, Udi Persi

Synopsis:  A poignant and funny romantic comedy about love, marriage, and faith in life's infinite possibilities. Michal, blindsided by her fiance's decision to call off their wedding with only a month's notice, is unwilling to return to single life. Michal decides to put her trust in fate and continue with her wedding plans, believing Mr. Right will appear by her chosen date. As the day of the ceremony grows closer and no suitor appears, Michal puts everything on the line to find happiness.

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
   3:30 PM  -  4:45 PM Sticks in the Stacks  
   

Classes now held every Wednesday!

Come and learn the basics, perhaps just brush up on what you already know and help us crochet and knit for a cause!   All skill levels are welcome. Supplies will be provided, or bring your own from home.

Please call to register at ext. 232. 

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Jr. Levels, Aladdin Jr.!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
   

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Perform in the Disney's Aladdin Jr! This unique show has captivated audiences around the world, and now you have the opportunity to perform in this one-of-a-kind musical! Jr. Levels programs are for fifth and sixth gradersPerformance is October 25th. 

    Location: Levels Teen Center
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Parkville's Family Film Festival  
   

FINDING DORY

2016, 97 minutes, rated PG, animated

Director:  Andrew Stanton

Cast:      Ellen Degeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill

Synopsis:  When Dory, the forgetful blue tang, suddenly remembers she has a family who may be looking for her, she, Marlin, and Nemo take off on a life-changing quest to find them, with help from Hank, a cantankerous octopus; Bailey, a beluga whale who's convinced his biological sonar skills are on the fritz; and Destiny, a nearsighted whale shark! Dive into the movie overflowing with unforgettable characters, dazzling animation, and gallons of fun!

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: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Settlers of Catan Game Night  
   

Join us at the Lakeville Branch to learn to play this popular award-winning game which has been called "the board game of our time" by The Washington Post.

This will be a Beginner's Level game of Settlers of Catan; experienced but patient players are also very welcome.

Picture yourself in the era of discoveries: after a long voyage of great deprivation, your shops have finally reached the coast of an uncharted island.  Its name shall be Catan!  But you are not the only discoverer. Other fearless seafarers have also landed on the shores of Catan: the race to settle the island has begun!

    Location: Lakeville Branch Library
   7:15 PM  -  8:00 PM Mindfulness Meditation facilitated by Carolyn Carpentiere  
   

Our busy lives pull us in many directions. Taking time to be still, present, and focused has many benefits. Meditation is a practice that strengthens our focus and attention, as well as releases stress to stay healthy. Open to all skill levels. Please bring a mat or use our chairs.

Carolyn Carpentiere is passionate about mind-body health and it is her belief that it holds the solution to most all health problems. Carolyn received her 200 hour yoga certification at Long Island Yoga School in 2009 and has continued to work in and study many other holistic solutions to health including Mindfulness Meditation and Reiki. She has studied at Kripalu in the Berkshires, Yoga International and the Open Center in NYC. She has passion for learning solutions to help people connect to their innate healing potential. She teaches at gyms, clinical centers, corporations and privately in the NY area.

Registration suggested beginning June 25 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Board of Trustees Regular Meeting at Main Library  
    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

Thursday September 13, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Play Horray  
   

Join Molly Mouse for a morning of fun that will keep you moving!!

For ages 6 months - 5 years with Parent/caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, September 6, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: September 13, September 20 and September 27

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Station Branch Community Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Imagination Playground  
   

A child's imagination is an amazing thing.  Now combine that creativity with these large, light-weight foam blocks and the possibilities are endless.  The blocks can be connected in all sorts of styles, giving kids the freedom to express themselves through play.  They'll be so busy building, expanding, connecting, and creating that they won't even realize that they are in fact learning important problem-solving skills.

For ages 2 - 5 years old with Parent/caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, Au, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: September 13, September 20 and September 27

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Main Library Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Northwell Outreach
Women's Health & Integrative Medicine
Lucy P. Gade MD, MPH
 
   

Women traditionally are responsible for the health of their entire families, not just themselves.  By focusing on the whole person, all aspects of lifestyle and the therapeutic relationship, Integrative Medicine, allows you to play a more active role in your health. Integrative Medicine employs such techniques as yoga, Tai Chi, Meditation, Pilates, Mindfulness, Acupuncture, Medical Nutrition Therapy and more. Come Join, Integrative Women’s Health Practitioner, Lucy Gade, MD, MPH and learn about the emerging field of Integrative Medicine and steps you can take to ensure better health for yourself and your loved ones.

Lucy P. Gade, MD, MPH is the Medical Director of the Center for Wellness & Integrative Medicine.   For over ten years, Dr. Gade has been practicing clinical medicine with a holistic focus on Women’s Health in Manhattan. Her goal is to empower each person to actively seek a healthy lifestyle before illness arises and to assist those experiencing health issues to responsibly manage their treatment.  Dr. Gade completed Dr. Andrew Weil's Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona's Center for Integrative Medicine. Her vision is  to facilitate collaboration between recommended traditional professional practice standards and integrate individual guided practices for overall improvement of health and well-being.

Registration suggested beginning June 25 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

 

    Location: Main Library Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

THE WEDDING PLAN

2016, 110 minutes, rated PG, Hebrew with English subtitles

Director:  Rama Burshtein

Cast:      Dafi Alferon, Noa Koler, Oded Leopold, Ronny Merhavi, Udi Persi

Synopsis:  A poignant and funny romantic comedy about love, marriage, and faith in life's infinite possibilities. Michal, blindsided by her fiance's decision to call off their wedding with only a month's notice, is unwilling to return to single life. Michal decides to put her trust in fate and continue with her wedding plans, believing Mr. Right will appear by her chosen date. As the day of the ceremony grows closer and no suitor appears, Michal puts everything on the line to find happiness.

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
   3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Shake N' Make Music  
   

A high-energy, fun filled music and movement program incorporating instruments, bean bags, bubbles, and more for little ones and their caregivers.

For Infant - 23 month olds with Parent/caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: September 13, September 20 and September 27

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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    Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Jr. Levels, Aladdin Jr.!  
    Contact: Adam Hinz   516-466-8055 ext.246   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org