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Thursday February 11, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Molly Mouse stars in this creative, fun-filled program for toddlers and beyond. Sessions are held at 10am or 11am. This is part of a 2 week series.

Fee: $8.  Registration required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Game Time For Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Bring your group, or just stop by and join one, and spend some time playing your favorite game. Card and board games such as Mah Jongg, Canasta, Bridge, Chess, Scrabble, and Backgammon are welcome. Please bring your own games and game pieces.
    Location: Meeting Room 2
   6:45 PM  -  8:45 PM SAT Preparation Workshop  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

This six week verbal and math course is designed to help students prepare for the SAT.

Students are required to bring a calculator and the McGraw- Hill SAT, 2016 edition, by Christopher Black and Mark Anestis.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM FREEDOM QUILTS (Grades 2 - 6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Discover the stories that quilts tell as we celebrate Black History Month.  Then use patterns and fabric shapes to design your own personal quilt.

Registration required.  No fee.

 

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Friday February 12, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Molly Mouse stars in this creative, fun-filled program for toddlers and beyond. Sessions are held at 10am or 11am. This is part of a 2 week series.

Fee: $8.  Registration required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Calling All Crafters  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join other crafters at this new and informal get together at the library.  Bring in a craft project you are working on currently, or start something new.  Socialize, share, and see what other crafters are making.  It's a great way to spend a few hours!  Please bring your own supplies.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM YOGA FOR KIDS (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Storyhour Room   516-766-2369, x2   
   

Join our yoga master for a fun-filled class that teaches relaxtion and breathing methods as well as many yoga poses. This is part of a five class series.

Participants should wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.

 

Fee: $20.  Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM YOGA FOR KIDS (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Storyhour Room   516-766-2369, x2   
   

Join our yoga master for a fun-filled class that teaches relaxtion and breathing methods as well as many yoga poses. This is part of a five class series.

Participants should wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.

 

Fee: $20.  Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday February 13, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Yoga for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Greet the day with registered yoga instructor MaryClare Chiofalo in her early morning classes. Add strength and flexibility through a flowing series of poses designed to calm one’s body and reduce stress levels. Participants must bring their own mats.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Be A TechSavvy Senior: Technology Help for Seniors  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Laptop Computers - Tablets - Smart Phones.  Get help from teens with your computer or smart device questions.  Apple users: Please bring your Apple ID log-in information.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Sunday February 14, 2016
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Open Mic-Poetry & Prose  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Peter V. Dugan hosts this lively literary event that brings together established poets and writers as well as talented new voices. Featured guests include Gayl Teller, J R Turek, and Jack Zaffos. Writers of all ages are welcome to read up to three samples of their work.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:30 PM  -  3:40 PM Movie Matinee: The Longest Ride  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    This film is based on Nicholas Sparks’ best-selling novel about a young couple whose individual dreams are pulling them in different directions. Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, and Alan Alda star. 2015, 128 min. Rated PG-13.
    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday February 15, 2016
     Presidents' Day-Library Closed  
   

President's Day-Library Closed


Tuesday February 16, 2016
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM GameTruck  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

You’re invited to the ultimate video game party. GameTruck will bring state of the art video equipment and the latest games for you to play

    Location: Parking Lot
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Coloring for Adults  
   

Coloring for adults is relaxing and surprisingly fun! Treat yourself to some free time to color, listen to music, have some herbal tea and snacks, and socialize. We’ll supply a wide array of coloring sheets and colored pencils.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Coloring for Adults  
   

Coloring for adults is relaxing and surprisingly fun! Treat yourself to some free time to color, listen to music, have some herbal tea and snacks, and socialize. We’ll supply a wide array of coloring sheets and colored pencils.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Wednesday February 17, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Tax Assistance  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The Town of Hempstead Department of Senior Enrichment offers free income tax assistance for senior citizens and limited-income individuals of all ages. Please bring last year’s tax return, copies of W-2s, 1099s, proof of all income, property tax receipts, and all pertinent tax documents. First come, first served.

    Location: Meeting Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movie Matinee: The Intern  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

A 70-year-old widower takes a job as an intern in a fast-paced, online fashion site. Robert DeNiro and Anne Hathaway star. 2015, 121 min. Rated PG-13.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Creative Writing Workshop with Barbara Novack  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Barbara Novack, writer-in-residence at Molloy College, hosts these highly regarded workshops for writers of fiction, non-fiction, memoir, and poetry. Writers of all levels of experience are welcome. Please bring writing supplies.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Seminar: Tax Grievances & Your Real Property Tax Bill  
   

Laura Curran, Nassau County Legislator, presents this seminar on how your tax bill is computed, how the grievance procedure works, and how you can lower your tax bill by taking advantage of tax exemptions and assessment challenges.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday February 18, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Seminar: Tax Grievances & Your Real Property Tax Bill  
   

Nassau County Legislator Howard Kopel, presents this seminar on how your tax bill is computed, how the grievance procedure works, and how you can lower your tax bill by taking advantage of tax exemptions and assessment challenges

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM TEENS AND TOTS READ TOGETHER (Ages 3 - 6 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Teens read to tots at this special morning storytime.

Registration required.  Caregiver must remain in the Children's Room.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Teens 'N' Tots  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Share the joy of your favorite books with a new friend. Teens will receive community service credit for participation

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Bingo (Grades K - 6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Listen closely, mark your card, get five in row...it's not hard!

Registration required. No fee.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:45 PM  -  8:45 PM SAT Preparation Workshop  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

This six week verbal and math course is designed to help students prepare for the SAT.

Students are required to bring a calculator and the McGraw- Hill SAT, 2016 edition, by Christopher Black and Mark Anestis.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Saturday February 20, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Yoga for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Greet the day with registered yoga instructor MaryClare Chiofalo in her early morning classes. Add strength and flexibility through a flowing series of poses designed to calm one’s body and reduce stress levels. Participants must bring their own mats.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SAT Practice Test  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Take a practice test of the New SAT exam.  Experience the changes. (This was originally scheudled on January 23rd and was rescheduled due to the snowstorm.)

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday February 21, 2016
   12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Food Bank Collection  
   

Please bring a non-perishable food item or two to the Library, noon-4pm. Our teen volunteers will be collecting food on behalf of Corey Cares (a 501c3 charity started by an Oceanside teen); it will be distributed to local food banks, including Oceanside Community Service. Thank you for your generosity!

   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Play: Alone: A Script-in-hand Theatre Production  
   

Premiering award-winning playwright Richard Vetere’s new play. Directed by Dave Coonan.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday February 22, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Toy Time (Ages 18 mos. - 4 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Have fun with your toddler at this relaxed program of free play.

Registration required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Movie: Everest  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

This docudrama is based on the 1996 Mount Everest disaster, when two expedition groups were caught in a severe snow storm. Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, Jason Clarke, and John Hawkes star. 2015, 121 min. Rated PG-13.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Homemade Candy Bar  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Make your very own customized chocolate candy bar. In addition, enjoy chocolate covered marshmallows and pretzels while making your candy

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie: Everest  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

This docudrama is based on the 1996 Mount Everest disaster, when two expedition groups were caught in a severe snow storm. Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, Jason Clarke, and John Hawkes star. 2015, 121 min. Rated PG-13.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday February 23, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Playhooray (Ages 6 -18 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join us for a delightful program of music, movement, and rhymes. This is part of a 2 week series.

Fee: $8. Registration required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Vitamins, Supplements & Herbs: What You Need to Know  
   

Presented by Walgreen’s, this Healthy Oceanside lecture will discuss the values and pitfalls of vitamins, supplements and herbal products. A Healthy Oceanside program.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Defensive Driving w/Empire Safety Council  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Save 10% on your car insurance for the next three years and remove up to four points from your driving record by taking Empire Safety Council’s defensive driving course. This class is recognized by all New York State insurance companies.  Registration Required  //  Fee: $28  //  MUST ATTEND BOTH CLASSES

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Public welcome.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Wednesday February 24, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Tax Assistance  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The Town of Hempstead Department of Senior Enrichment offers free income tax assistance for senior citizens and limited-income individuals of all ages. Please bring last year’s tax return, copies of W-2s, 1099s, proof of all income, property tax receipts, and all pertinent tax documents. First come, first served.

    Location: Meeting Room
   10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM TIME FOR TOTS (Ages 18 mos. - 5yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Pre-school readiness skills are learned through play in this fun-filled educational series. Sessions are held at 10:15am or 11:15am. This is part of a 3 week series.

Fee: $12.  Registration required.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM What's Cooking: Yankee Bean Soup and Corn Cakes SORRY, THIS CLASS IS FULL  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

SORRY, THIS CLASS IS FULL.  WAIT LIST ONLY.

Learn how to make a hearty bean and vegetable soup enjoyed by presidents throughout history. Paired with yummy corn cakes, it's a perfect winter's day lunch. Registration Required.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Child Food Choking Prevention Workshop  
   

Learn how to safeguard your child from food choking hazards, and what to do in the event of food choking emergency. Receive training in the Heimlich Maneuver from a registered nurse practitioner. A Healthy Oceanside program.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Oceanside Connections  
   

Twenty- and thirty-somethings are invited to come join this discussion group. Topics will range from financial planning, how to get training and education, resume and application help, drug and health issues and more. Led by Fred & Bette Koller, experts will help you manage in these difficult times. Open to all.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Thursday February 25, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Molly Mouse stars in this creative, fun-filled program for toddlers and beyond. Sessions are held at 10am or 11am. This is part of a 2 week series.

Fee: $8.  Registration required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Game Time For Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Bring your group, or just stop by and join one, and spend some time playing your favorite game. Card and board games such as Mah Jongg, Canasta, Bridge, Chess, Scrabble, and Backgammon are welcome. Please bring your own games and game pieces.
    Location: Meeting Room 2
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Defensive Driving w/Empire Safety Council  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Save 10% on your car insurance for the next three years and remove up to four points from your driving record by taking Empire Safety Council’s defensive driving course. This class is recognized by all New York State insurance companies.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   6:45 PM  -  8:45 PM SAT Preparation Workshop  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

This six week verbal and math course is designed to help students prepare for the SAT.

Students are required to bring a calculator and the McGraw- Hill SAT, 2016 edition, by Christopher Black and Mark Anestis.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Friday February 26, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos. - 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Molly Mouse stars in this creative, fun-filled program for toddlers and beyond. Sessions are held at 10am or 11am. This is part of a 2 week series.

Fee: $8.  Registration required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Great American Movie: To Have and Have Not  
   

“You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve?” Bogey & Bacall in the classic based on Ernest Hemingway’s novel. 1944. 100 min.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM YOGA FOR KIDS (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Storyhour Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Join our yoga master for a fun-filled class that teaches relaxtion and breathing methods as well as many yoga poses. This is a 4 class series.

Participants should wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.

Fee: $16. Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday February 27, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Yoga for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Greet the day with registered yoga instructor MaryClare Chiofalo in her early morning classes. Add strength and flexibility through a flowing series of poses designed to calm one’s body and reduce stress levels. Participants must bring their own mats.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday February 28, 2016
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM JUNIOR LEGO CLUB (Grades K-2)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Young builders join in the LEGO fun!

Registration required. No fee. Caregiver must remain in Children's Room.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Concert: Marc Berger: American Roots  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Singer/songwriter Marc Berger, backed by a trio of musicians, performs a selection of songs from his critically acclaimed CD RIDE, his lyrical love letter to the American West.  His music combines the sound of Bruce Springsteen with the soul of Bob Dylan, for whom he has opened shows. Marc has performed in clubs throughout the city, and at festivals nationwide.  His song “The Last One” was a favorite of Richie Havens, and was a staple of his concerts for years. This concert is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 1:30pm. Seating is on a first come basis.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM LEGO CLUB (Grades 3-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Join the fun and build something super with your friends or on your own!

No fee. Registration required.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Monday February 29, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM BOOKS AND BABIES (Ages 4-12 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

This early literacy program showcases nursery rhymes and music.

Registration required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM LEAP INTO LEARNING (Ages 18 - 30 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Join Jeanne Hall for a half hour of songs, finger plays, a story, craft, and movement.

Registration required.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM HOLA (Ages 3-5 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Children love this total immersion program that teaches colors, numbers, and short phrases in Spanish.  This is part of a 4 class series.

Fee: $20.  Registration required.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Creative Writing Workshop  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Young Adult author Selena Castrovilla will discuss the writing process and providing editing feedback from practice exercises. 

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Tuesday March 1, 2016
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tai Chi-Level 2  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Step up to the next level with certified fitness specialist Helene Just as she leads these classes that can improve balance, stamina, coordination, and well-being. Please note: Attendees must have already taken the beginner’s series. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear.  Registration Required  //  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:10 PM  -  12:50 PM Fit & Fabulous  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Get your feet moving and your hands clapping with Helene Just in this exercise program designed to increase strength, tone, balance, and stamina that can be done either sitting or standing. Wear comfortable clothes and footwear and bring a set of light weights and exercise bands.  Registration Required  //  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Forum: The Library and Our Special Needs Community  
   

The Oceanside Library would like to assess the needs of our adult and child patrons with special needs. Come and share your ideas and opinions, and help us design programs and determine resources.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday March 2, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Tax Assistance  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The Town of Hempstead Department of Senior Enrichment offers free income tax assistance for senior citizens and limited-income individuals of all ages. Please bring last year’s tax return, copies of W-2s, 1099s, proof of all income, property tax receipts, and all pertinent tax documents. First come, first served.

    Location: Meeting Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movie Matinee: Pawn Sacrifice  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    America’s chess Grandmaster, Bobby Fischer, challenges the Soviet Union’s greatest player, Boris Spassky , for the 1972 World Chess Championship. Tobey Maguire, Liev Schreiber, and Peter Sarsgaard star. 2015, 114 min. Rated PG-13.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM REGISTRATION FOR CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS  
    Contact: Children's Storyhour Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

In-person registration for Oceanside residents begins Wednesday, March 2 at 7pm.  Telephone registration begins Thursday, March 3 at 9:30am, space permitting.

Out-of-district registration begins Sunday, March 6.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Thursday March 3, 2016
   6:45 PM  -  8:45 PM SAT Preparation Workshop  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

This six week verbal and math course is designed to help students prepare for the SAT.

Students are required to bring a calculator and the McGraw- Hill SAT, 2016 edition, by Christopher Black and Mark Anestis.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Registered yoga instructor MaryClare Chiofalo returns with her popular classes. Add strength and flexibility through a flowing series of poses designed to calm one’s body and reduce stress levels. Participants must bring their own mats.  Registration Required  //  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Friday March 4, 2016
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM YOGA FOR KIDS (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Storyhour Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Join our yoga master for a fun-filled class that teaches relaxtion and breathing methods as well as many yoga poses. This is a 4 class series.

Participants should wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.

Fee: $16. Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday March 5, 2016
   11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM First Annual Sudoku Contest  
   

Join us for our First Annual Sudoku Contest. Multiple categories: Adult (over 18); High School; Middle School; Elementary. Prizes. Each particpant will compete in 3 rounds; the top 3 in each category will compete in the championship round. Registration Required (up until Friday, March 4th at 5pm). Come enjoy a fun-filled competition!

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Open Mic-Poetry & Prose  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Peter V. Dugan hosts this lively literary event that brings together established poets and writers as well as talented new voices. Featured guests include Ann Kenna, James Romano, Charles J. Butler. Writers of all ages are welcome to read up to three samples of their work.
    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday March 6, 2016
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Third Annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash  
   

Children of all ages will enjoy an afternoon of arts and crafts and face-painting and balloons and movies and lots and lots of books by our beloved Dr. Seuss.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday March 7, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Toy Time (Ages 18 mos.- 4 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Have fun with your toddler at this relaxed program of free play.

Registration required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:30 PM  -  3:35 PM Movie: The Walk  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    The true story of how, in 1974, Philippe Petit pulled off the death-defying, and illegal, feat of walking on a high wire between the World Trade Center towers. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Kingsley, and Charlotte Le Bon star. 2015, 123 min. Rated PG.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM HOLA (Ages 3-5 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Children love this total immersion program that teaches colors, numbers, and short phrases in Spanish.  This is part of a 4 class series.

Fee: $20.  Registration required.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie: The Walk  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The true story of how, in 1974, Philippe Petit pulled off the death-defying, and illegal, feat of walking on a high wire between the World Trade Center towers. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Kingsley, and Charlotte Le Bon star. 2015, 123 min. Rated PG.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday March 8, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Playhooray (Ages 6-18 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join us for a delightful program of music, movement, and rhymes. This is part of a 3 week series.

Fee: $12. Registration required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tai Chi-Level 2  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Step up to the next level with certified fitness specialist Helene Just as she leads these classes that can improve balance, stamina, coordination, and well-being. Please note: Attendees must have already taken the beginner’s series. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:10 PM  -  12:50 PM Fit & Fabulous  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Get your feet moving and your hands clapping with Helene Just in this exercise program designed to increase strength, tone, balance, and stamina that can be done either sitting or standing. Wear comfortable clothes and footwear and bring a set of light weights and exercise bands.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Book Discussion: Lila by Marilynne Robinson  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Fran Cohen leads this discussion about a homeless young woman whose hardscrabble life is transformed after she meets and marries a small-town church minister.
    Location: Meeting Room 2
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM GREEN EGGS AND HAM (Grades K - 6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x 2   
   

Children will enjoy making the classic story of Green Eggs and Ham come to life on their plates.  Trying new foods, even if we think we do not like it, is the theme of this class.  To add some more fun, we will paint pictures on bread to create toast art.

Registration required.  No fee.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM Young Adult Job Skills Certification Program  
   

This 3 session program is designed to provide teens with the skills need to obtain and succeed at entry-level jobs. Topics will include: working papers; job search techniques; resume & applications; interviews; customer service; proper attire, cell phone use, etc.; how to interact with co-employees and employers; social media and employment,; how to make change; and much more. Successful participants will receive a Certificate which can be used in helping to obtain that first job. Registration required. Grades 7-12. March 8, 15 & 22--must attend all 3 sessions to obtain the certificate.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM In the Garden w/Oceanside Garden Club: Birdscaping-Creating a Habitat for Birds  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Learn how to create a beautiful backyard bird haven with Barbara Ann Levine, South Shore Audubon Society member, and past president of the Long Island Horticultural Society, by planting a variety of native plants to create a habitat that will provide food and water, shelter, and nesting material for our feathered friends.
    Location: Meeting Room 2

Wednesday March 9, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Tax Assistance  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The Town of Hempstead Department of Senior Enrichment offers free income tax assistance for senior citizens and limited-income individuals of all ages. Please bring last year’s tax return, copies of W-2s, 1099s, proof of all income, property tax receipts, and all pertinent tax documents. First come, first served.

    Location: Meeting Room
   10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM TIME FOR TOTS (Ages 18 mos.- 5yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Pre-school readiness skills are learned through play in this fun-filled educational series. Sessions are held at 10:15am or 11:15am.

This is part of a 4 week series.

Fee: $16. Registration required.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM It's Showtime! Dorothy Leeds: Memoirs & Boudoirs  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Power, passion, intrigue, and scandal! Take a musical journey back in time with Dorothy Leeds in her one-woman show about what really went on in the ballrooms, backrooms, and bedrooms of some of history’s most famous figures, including King Henry VIII, Marie Antoinette, and Napoleon.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Calling all Crafters  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join other crafters at this new and informal get together at the library.  Bring in a craft project you are working on currently, or start something new.  Socialize, share, and see what other crafters are making.  It's a great way to spend a few hours!  Please bring your own supplies.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Officially Speaking: Coffee and Conversation with…Kathleen Rice  
   

Join us for an informal chat with United States Congresswoman Kathleen Rice. Learn more about her, what she does, and about the issues facing our country. Ask questions over a cup of coffee and some dessert.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday March 10, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Molly Mouse stars in this creative, fun-filled program for toddlers and beyond. Sessions are held at 10am or 11am. This is part of a 3 week series.

Fee: $12. Registration required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Game Time For Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Bring your group, or just stop by and join one, and spend some time playing your favorite game. Card and board games such as Mah Jongg, Canasta, Bridge, Chess, Scrabble, and Backgammon are welcome. Please bring your own games and game pieces.
    Location: Meeting Room 2
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM ART WITH JOANNE (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Join Ms. Joanne to make a shamrock mobile for St. Patrick's Day.

No fee. Registration required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Irish Soda Bread  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Julie Reilly, of Chefs of D’ Future, will teach us  the proper way  to make this delicious bread with a crunchy crust and a dense center just in time for St. Patrick’s Day

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Registered yoga instructor MaryClare Chiofalo returns with her popular classes. Add strength and flexibility through a flowing series of poses designed to calm one’s body and reduce stress levels. Participants must bring their own mats.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Friday March 11, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Molly Mouse stars in this creative, fun-filled program for toddlers and beyond. Sessions are held at 10am or 11am. This is part of a 3 week series.

Fee: $12. Registration required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Calling all Crafters  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join other crafters at this new and informal get together at the library.  Bring in a craft project you are working on currently, or start something new.  Socialize, share, and see what other crafters are making.  It's a great way to spend a few hours!  Please bring your own supplies.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM YOGA FOR KIDS (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Storyhour Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Join our yoga master for a fun-filled class that teaches relaxtion and breathing methods as well as many yoga poses. This is a 4 class series.

Participants should wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.

Fee: $16. Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Script-in-hand Theatre: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike  
   

Our Script-in-hand Theatre production of the 2013 Tony Award winning play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Directed by Tarmo Kirsimae, VSM&S is a wacky family comedy loosely based on Chechov's characters, Written by Christopher Durang.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday March 12, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Technology Lecture/Demo: Inside Your iPad and iPhone  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Learn all about the settings on your device including iCloud, Mail, Contacts, and Calendars, electronic security, and those that can impact battery life. Please note: You must know how to operate your device.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Celebration of National Girl Scouts Day  
   

Join us in saluting Oceanside’s Girl Scouts on National Girl Scouts Day. Come see the projects the scouts have done in their quest for the coveted Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards, and learn about the good works being performed by the scouts throughout the town. Open to all!

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday March 13, 2016
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Concert: The Evergreen Trio presents Legends of Las Vegas  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Vocalist Everett Green, on double keyboard, and bandmates Mike Totoro on saxophone and Don Levine on drums, perform songs popularized by some of Las Vegas’ most famous entertainers including Elvis, Wayne Newton, Bobby Darin, Garth Brooks, The Rat Pack, and many more. Viva Las Vegas. This concert is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 1:30pm. Seating is on a first come basis.
    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday March 14, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM BOOKS AND BABIES (Ages 4-12 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

This early literacy program showcases nursery rhymes and music.

Registration required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM LEAP INTO LEARNING (Ages 18 - 30 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Join Jeanne Hall for a half hour of songs, finger plays, a story, craft, and movement.

Registration required.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM HOLA (Ages 3-5 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Children love this total immersion program that teaches colors, numbers, and short phrases in Spanish.  This is part of a 4 class series.

Fee: $20.  Registration required.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Creative Writing Workshop  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Young Adult author Jen Calonita will discuss the writing process and providing editing feedback from practice exercises. 

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Tuesday March 15, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Playhooray (Ages 6-18 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join us for a delightful program of music, movement, and rhymes. This is part of a 3 week series.

Fee: $12. Registration required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tai Chi-Level 2  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Step up to the next level with certified fitness specialist Helene Just as she leads these classes that can improve balance, stamina, coordination, and well-being. Please note: Attendees must have already taken the beginner’s series. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:10 PM  -  12:50 PM Fit & Fabulous  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Get your feet moving and your hands clapping with Helene Just in this exercise program designed to increase strength, tone, balance, and stamina that can be done either sitting or standing. Wear comfortable clothes and footwear and bring a set of light weights and exercise bands.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM PRE-K CRAFT (Ages 3-5yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Create your own leprechaun mask with Miss Dotty!

Registration required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Young Adult Job Skills Certification Program  
   

Second session of this 3 session program designed to provide teens with the skills need to obtain and succeed at entry-level jobs. March 8, 15 & 22--must attend all 3 sessions to obtain the certificate.  Topics will include: working papers; job search techniques; resume & applications; interviews; customer service; proper attire, cell phone use, etc.; how to interact with co-employees and employers; social media and employment,; how to make change; and much more. Successful participants will receive a Certificate which can be used in helping to obtain that first job. Registration required. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday March 16, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Tax Assistance  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The Town of Hempstead Department of Senior Enrichment offers free income tax assistance for senior citizens and limited-income individuals of all ages. Please bring last year’s tax return, copies of W-2s, 1099s, proof of all income, property tax receipts, and all pertinent tax documents. First come, first served.

    Location: Meeting Room
   10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM TIME FOR TOTS (Ages 18 mos.- 5yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Pre-school readiness skills are learned through play in this fun-filled educational series. Sessions are held at 10:15am or 11:15am.

This is part of a 4 week series.

Fee: $16. Registration required.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Lecture: Reflections of a Bygone Era: High Society  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    In the early part of the 20th century, Long Island’s North Shore was a virtual Who’s Who of high society. Join noted Gold Coast historian Orin Finkle in this lecture/slide show featuring the mansions, gardens, parties, sporting events, and toys of such families as the Morgans, Phippses, Pratts, Whitneys, and Woolworths.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Creative Writing Workshop with Barbara Novack  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Barbara Novack, writer-in-residence at Molloy College, hosts these highly regarded workshops for writers of fiction, non-fiction, memoir, and poetry. Writers of all levels of experience are welcome. Please bring writing supplies.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday March 17, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Molly Mouse stars in this creative, fun-filled program for toddlers and beyond. Sessions are held at 10am or 11am. This is part of a 3 week series.

Fee: $12. Registration required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Coloring for Adults  
   

Coloring for adults is relaxing and surprisingly fun! Treat yourself to some free time to color, listen to music, have some herbal tea and snacks, and socialize. We’ll supply a wide array of coloring sheets and colored pencils.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Registered yoga instructor MaryClare Chiofalo returns with her popular classes. Add strength and flexibility through a flowing series of poses designed to calm one’s body and reduce stress levels. Participants must bring their own mats.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Friday March 18, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Molly Mouse stars in this creative, fun-filled program for toddlers and beyond. Sessions are held at 10am or 11am. This is part of a 3 week series.

Fee: $12. Registration required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Great American Movie: The Philadelphia Story  
   

Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn and Jimmy Stewart star in this Oscar-winning romantic comedy. 1940. 112 minutes.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM YOGA FOR KIDS (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Storyhour Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Join our yoga master for a fun-filled class that teaches relaxtion and breathing methods as well as many yoga poses. This is a 4 class series.

Participants should wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.

Fee: $16. Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday March 19, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Be A TechSavvy Senior: Technology Help for Seniors  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Laptop Computers - Tablets - Smart Phones.  Get help from teens with your computer or smart device questions.  Apple users: Please bring your Apple ID log-in information.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Technology help for Seniors  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Oceanside teens needed to help seniors load APPS on their iPhone, iPad, and other devices.

Seniors must bring their Apple ID Log-in information. Teens will receive community service credit for participation.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Defensive Driving w/Empire Safety Council  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Save 10% on your car insurance for the next three years and remove up to four points from your driving record by taking Empire Safety Council’s defensive driving course. This class is recognized by all New York State insurance companies.
    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday March 20, 2016
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM JUNIOR LEGO CLUB (Grades K-2)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Young builders join in the LEGO fun!

Registration required. No fee. Caregiver must remain in Children's Room.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM LEGO CLUB (Grades 3-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Join the fun and build something super with your friends or on your own!

No fee. Registration required.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Monday March 21, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Toy Time (Ages 18 mos.- 4 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Have fun with your toddler at this relaxed program of free play.

Registration required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM Movie: Suffragette  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    This drama tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the British suffrage movement. Carey Milligan, Helena Bonham Carter, and Meryl Streep star. 2015, 106 min. Rated PG-13.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM HOLA (Ages 3-5 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Children love this total immersion program that teaches colors, numbers, and short phrases in Spanish.  This is part of a 4 class series.

Fee: $20.  Registration required.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Cookies for Charity  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Prepare a batch of chocolate chip cookies from scratch that will be donated to a local food pantry. Teens will receive community service credit for participation and will be able to take home some cookies to bake at home

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Movie: Suffragette  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

This drama tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the British suffrage movement. Carey Milligan, Helena Bonham Carter, and Meryl Streep star. 2015, 106 min. Rated PG-13.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday March 22, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Playhooray (Ages 6-18 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join us for a delightful program of music, movement, and rhymes. This is part of a 3 week series.

Fee: $12. Registration required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tai Chi-Level 2  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Step up to the next level with certified fitness specialist Helene Just as she leads these classes that can improve balance, stamina, coordination, and well-being. Please note: Attendees must have already taken the beginner’s series. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:10 PM  -  12:50 PM Fit & Fabulous  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Get your feet moving and your hands clapping with Helene Just in this exercise program designed to increase strength, tone, balance, and stamina that can be done either sitting or standing. Wear comfortable clothes and footwear and bring a set of light weights and exercise bands.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM PAJAMA STORYTIME (Ages 3 - 6 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Grab your favorite stuffed animal friend and wear your pajamas for a fun evening of stories, crafts, and a short movie.

Registration required. No fee.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Public welcome.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Young Adult Job Skills Certification Program  
   

Third session of this 3 session program designed to provide teens with the skills need to obtain and succeed at entry-level jobs. March 8, 15 & 22--must attend all 3 sessions to obtain the certificate.  Topics will include: working papers; job search techniques; resume & applications; interviews; customer service; proper attire, cell phone use, etc.; how to interact with co-employees and employers; social media and employment,; how to make change; and much more. Successful participants will receive a Certificate which can be used in helping to obtain that first job. Registration required. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday March 23, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Tax Assistance  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The Town of Hempstead Department of Senior Enrichment offers free income tax assistance for senior citizens and limited-income individuals of all ages. Please bring last year’s tax return, copies of W-2s, 1099s, proof of all income, property tax receipts, and all pertinent tax documents. First come, first served.

    Location: Meeting Room
   10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM TIME FOR TOTS (Ages 18 mos.- 5yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Pre-school readiness skills are learned through play in this fun-filled educational series. Sessions are held at 10:15am or 11:15am.

This is part of a 4 week series.

Fee: $16. Registration required.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Coloring for Adults  
   

Coloring for adults is relaxing and surprisingly fun! Treat yourself to some free time to color, listen to music, have some herbal tea and snacks, and socialize. We’ll supply a wide array of coloring sheets and colored pencils.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Introduction to Acupuncture  
   

Come learn about acupuncture: its history, its current uses, and its health benefits. Presented by local practitioner Stanley S. Yuan, LAC. A Healthy Oceanside program.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday March 24, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Game Time For Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Bring your group, or just stop by and join one, and spend some time playing your favorite game. Card and board games such as Mah Jongg, Canasta, Bridge, Chess, Scrabble, and Backgammon are welcome. Please bring your own games and game pieces.
    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Registered yoga instructor MaryClare Chiofalo returns with her popular classes. Add strength and flexibility through a flowing series of poses designed to calm one’s body and reduce stress levels. Participants must bring their own mats.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Friday March 25, 2016
     Good Friday-Library Hours: 9:30am-1pm  
   

Good Friday-Library Hours: 9:30am-1pm


Sunday March 27, 2016
     Easter Sunday-Library Closed  
   

Easter Sunday - Library Closed


Wednesday March 30, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Tax Assistance  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The Town of Hempstead Department of Senior Enrichment offers free income tax assistance for senior citizens and limited-income individuals of all ages. Please bring last year’s tax return, copies of W-2s, 1099s, proof of all income, property tax receipts, and all pertinent tax documents. First come, first served.

    Location: Meeting Room
   10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM TIME FOR TOTS (Ages 18 mos.- 5yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Pre-school readiness skills are learned through play in this fun-filled educational series. Sessions are held at 10:15am or 11:15am.

This is part of a 4 week series.

Fee: $16. Registration required.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Science Cafe: Is the Inflation Theory About to Shrink?  
   

Our new series of informal evenings of coffee and conversation about cutting-edge science topics with experts from the field. Ages adult-high school.

Featuring Dr. Brett Bochner on the latest trends in cosmology: dark matter, string theory and more!

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Thursday March 31, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Molly Mouse stars in this creative, fun-filled program for toddlers and beyond. Sessions are held at 10am or 11am. This is part of a 3 week series.

Fee: $12. Registration required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM BOOKS TO BELLY  
    Contact: Children's Department   766-2360 x2   
   

Foster a love for reading while exploring food with your little one.  Join Tara, certified Language Arts teacher, to enjoy a story and craft while learning the benefits of eating heathily.  Banana bread will be served.  What better way to connect to a story than through food?  Perfect for picky eaters. 

Registration Required.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Keva Planks  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Calling all architects and engineers.  The Long Island Children’s Museum will help you design original structures with Keva planks. Use the planks to create towers, buildings or bridges. 

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Friday April 1, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Molly Mouse stars in this creative, fun-filled program for toddlers and beyond. Sessions are held at 10am or 11am. This is part of a 3 week series.

Fee: $12. Registration required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday April 6, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Tax Assistance  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The Town of Hempstead Department of Senior Enrichment offers free income tax assistance for senior citizens and limited-income individuals of all ages. Please bring last year’s tax return, copies of W-2s, 1099s, proof of all income, property tax receipts, and all pertinent tax documents. First come, first served.

    Location: Meeting Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Turning History, Stock Markets in Historical Perspective  
   

A lecture on the history of the stock market by Ryan Parkinson of Edward Jones. No registratrion required.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Wednesday April 13, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Tax Assistance  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The Town of Hempstead Department of Senior Enrichment offers free income tax assistance for senior citizens and limited-income individuals of all ages. Please bring last year’s tax return, copies of W-2s, 1099s, proof of all income, property tax receipts, and all pertinent tax documents. First come, first served.

    Location: Meeting Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Science Cafe: Is STEAM the new STEM?  
   

Our new series of informal evenings of coffee and conversation about cutting-edge science topics with experts from the field. Ages adult-high school.

Featuring Dr. Edward Segal on the movement to combine art and design with science, technology, engineering, and math.

Dr. Segal, Assistant Professor of Engineering at Hofstra University will lead a discussion on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), STEAM (STEM + art and design), and the potential impacts that shifting from a STEM to STEAM framework may have on education and innovation.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday May 1, 2016
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Play: Nora Ephron’s “Love, Loss and What I Wore”: A Script-in-hand Theatre Production  
   
Funny & poignant play, winner of the 2010 Drama Desk Award. Called “witty & wise”, this comedy centers around a woman, her life, and the clothes she wore.
    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday May 14, 2016
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Invention Convention  
   

Come see the inventions of our Project Extra 6th Graders--and an Inventor's Hall of Fame created by the 5th Graders. A great chance to see the work of some of our top students, to learn something new-- and to be inspired! No registration

    Location: Meeting Room 1

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