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Monday December 5, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:15 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 and circle time with Ms. Jen.  This is part of a two class series.

Registration is required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Game Time For Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Card games, board games, all kinds of games. Bring your group, or just stop by and join one, and spend some time playing your favorite game. Please bring your own games and game pieces.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   1:30 PM  -  3:10 PM Film: Cafe Society  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Set in the 1930s, Woody Allen’s latest film tells the story of a young man from the Bronx who moves to Hollywood and falls in love with his talent agent uncle's assistant. Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, and Blake Lively star. 2016, 96 min. Rated PG-13

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Hola! Say Hello To Spanish (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 three class series.

Registration is required.  Fee: $15. Caregivers must remain in the Children's Room.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM YA Coding  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex 302   
   

In this multi-session class, we learn the basics of computer language, code structure, and implementation

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Text Message Pillows  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex 302   
   

Create a fun text message to share on a no sew pillow using felt, glue, and paint.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:10 PM Film: Cafe Society  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Set in the 1930s, Woody Allen’s latest film tells the story of a young man from the Bronx who moves to Hollywood and falls in love with his talent agent uncle's assistant. Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, and Blake Lively star. 2016, 96 min. Rated PG-13

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday December 6, 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 two week series.

Registration is required. Fee: $8. 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 beginners series. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:05 PM  -  12:05 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
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Coloring for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Treat yourself to some free time to color, listen to music, enjoy a cup of herbal tea and snacks, and socialize. We’ll supply an assortment of coloring sheets and colored pencils.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Pronunciator Demo For Young Learners  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Join our demonstration of Pronunciator, an online language tool offering 80 different languages.  A great learning tool for young learners and even early learners as young as 3-5 years old.  A librarian will provide information and hands-on assistance accessing Pronunciator through the Library's website.  This program is on a fist come first served basis.

   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Staying Healthy with Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes  
   

An estimated 86 million people have pre-diabetes (one out of three), and another 26 million have diabetes. What do you need to do to enjoy the rest of your life and stay as healthy as possible?

Come find out in this lively and inspirational evening discussion with Alexandra Todaro, RD, CDE, CDN Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator.

Join us as we define the causes, treatment and goals of these common diagnoses. A qualified expert on Diabetes will provide you with answers regarding diet, blood sugar testing, medical appointments, alcohol, physical activity and more. A Healthy Oceanside program

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Coloring for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Treat yourself to some free time to color, listen to music, enjoy a cup of herbal tea and snacks, and socialize. We’ll supply an assortment of coloring sheets and colored pencils.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Wednesday December 7, 2016
   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 three week series.

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Get Stitching  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join fellow knitters, crocheters, and other crafters in this drop-in stitching club, and share tips and experience. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Please bring your own supplies.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mother Goose Storytime (Ages 18 mos. - 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Enjoy stories, music, movement and a craft. 

Registration is required.  No Fee.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Lecture: Mozart: The Operas  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Spend a delightful afternoon listening to the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. A child prodigy, Mozart composed symphonies, concertos, string quartets, religious music, and operas during his short life. Dr. Mel Haber marks the 225th anniversary of Mozart’s death at age 35 by sharing clips from some of his most beloved operas including The Magic Flute, Don Giovanni, and Cosi fan tutte.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club (Grades 4-12)  
   

For grades 4-12. No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday. We’ll supply the boards, the pieces–and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy! And, we provide snacks!!

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Get Stitching  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join fellow knitters, crocheters, and other crafters in this drop-in stitching club, and share tips and experience. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Please bring your own supplies.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Script Reading Roundtable  
   

Our latest program: Join us in reading scripts out loud: plays, movies, TV shows, old radio shows. Each participant will receive a part to read at random. No acting experience required! High school through adult—all are welcome! Light refreshments. Registration is required.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Seminar: How to Buy a Home  
   

Thinking about buying a house? Already looking for your first house? This workshop is designed to familiarize you with every step of the process. Be an educated consumer for the largest purchase you’ll ever make. Presented by Michael Bersin of Home Buyer’s Knowledge.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday December 8, 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 three week series.

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Alzheimer's Association Caregivers Support Group  
   

In cooperation with the Alzheimers Association, we are proud to offer this Caregivers Support group for those caring for loved ones with Alzheimers, dementia, etc. All are welcome--this is an open group which will meet on the second Thurday of each month. A Healthy Oceanside program.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Snowman Craft (Grades K-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Enjoy making a snowman friend out of household items.

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM French for Beginners-Part 3  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Professor Margherita Galofaro's final series of French classes gives students the ability to converse with confidence in a variety of social settings.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   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 2

Friday December 9, 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 three week series.

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Chair Yoga  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Join registered yoga instructor Jill Ackiron-Moses for this gentle form of yoga designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and reduce stress. Postures are done seated or using a chair for support. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a yoga strap and blocks if possible. 

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Yoga For Kids (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's 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. Participants should wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.  This is part of a five class series.

Registration required.  Fee: $20.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Pizza/Game Night  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex 302   
   

Battle Ship, Uno, Connect Four. Which is your favorite?  Or bring your own game and play against your friends. Pizza and soft drinks will be served

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Saturday December 10, 2016
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Second Saturday Poetry Celebration  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Poet Peter V. Dugan hosts these lively literary events that bring together established poets and writers as well as talented new voices. December’s featured poets are George Perfidas, Kelly Powell, and Richard Jeffrey Newman. Writers of all ages are welcome to read up to three samples of their work.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday December 11, 2016
   12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Food Bank Collection  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 x302   
    Location: Lobby
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Lego Clubs (Grades K-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Join the fun and build something super with your friends or on your own.  In addition to a wide variety of Lego play sets, we now have Star Wars Legos too!

Registration is required. No fee. Caregivers must remain in the Children's Room.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Concert: Beyond Fab-A Beatles Tribute Band/TICKETS REQUIRED  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Beyond Fab bandmates Mike Green, Pete Bross, Michael Ponella, George Tebbitt, and Reggie Bell perform a selection of songs made famous by the Beatles, including “She Loves You,” “Hard Day’s Night,” “Magical Mystery Tour,” and “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” as well as songs from their solo careers. Tickets, limited to two per person, will be distributed in person only beginning Thursday, December 1 to Oceanside School District residents, and Thursday, December 8 to non-residents, if available. Doors will open at 1:30pm. Seating is on a first come basis.

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

Join the fun and build something super with your friends or on your own.  In addition to a wide variety of Lego play sets, we now have Star Wars Legos too!

Registration is required. No fee. Caregivers must remain in the Children's Room.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Monday December 12, 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 is required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 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
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Game Time For Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Card games, board games, all kinds of games. Bring your group, or just stop by and join one, and spend some time playing your favorite game. Please bring your own games and game pieces.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Hola! Say Hello To Spanish (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 three class series.

Registration is required.  Fee: $15. Caregivers must remain in the Children's Room.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Defensive Driving w/Empire Safety Council-Part One  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Save 10% on your car insurance for the next three years or 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 begins Monday, October 24. Fee: $28.  Must attend both sessions.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday December 13, 2016
   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 beginners series. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:05 PM  -  12:05 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  -  2:00 PM Pre-K Craft (Ages 3-5)  
   

Join Ms. Dotty to make a gingerbread man door decoration.

Registration required.  No Fee.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Book Discussion: At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

A husband, his wife, and their children cope with the harsh realities of a pioneering life in vastly different ways. Edna Ritzenberg will lead this discussion.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Technology Lecture: Skype and Online Chatting  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Get the webcam running for videochat.  Learn how to set up and use Skype and instant messaging programs for business purposes, and connecting with friends and family around the world, or across the street.   

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Wednesday December 14, 2016
   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 three week series.

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM It's Showtime: The Making of It's A Wonderful Life  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join film historian Sal St. George as he reveals the intriguing backstory of how this 1946 film classic was made. Discover the origins of the story, and what other stars were considered for the roles of George and Mary Bailey. Released just after WWII, the movie did poorly at the box office, but through the years its timeless message made it an American classic.

 

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM KEVA! Open Play (Grades K-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Have fun creating your own structure by stacking Keva planks.

Registration is required. No Fee. Caregiver must remain in the Children's Room.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club (Grades 4-12)  
   

For grades 4-12. No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday. We’ll supply the boards, the pieces–and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy!

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM KEVA! Open Play (Grades K-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Have fun creating your own structure by stacking Keva planks.

Registration is required. No Fee. Caregiver must remain in the Children's Room.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Defensive Driving w/Empire Safety Council-Part Two  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Save 10% on your car insurance for the next three years or 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 begins Monday, October 24. Fee: $28. Must attend both sessions.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday December 15, 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 three week series.

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Playhooray (Ages 6 mos.-5 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Molly Mouse stars in this creative, fun-filled program for toddlers and beyond. 

Registration required.  Fee: $4.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM 20th Century Pop Art  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex 302   
   

Create a serigraph stencil and silkscreen it onto paper in the style that was made famous by New York artist Andy Warhol.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   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 2

Friday December 16, 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 three week series.

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Chair Yoga  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Join registered yoga instructor Jill Ackiron-Moses for this gentle form of yoga designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and reduce stress. Postures are done seated or using a chair for support. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a yoga strap and blocks if possible.  

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Film Classic: It's A Wonderful Life  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

James Stewart, Donna Reed, and Lionel Barrymore star. 

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Yoga For Kids (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's 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. Participants should wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.  This is part of a five class series.

Registration required.  Fee: $20.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Yoga For Kids (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's 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. Participants should wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.  This is part of a five class series.

Registration required.  Fee: $20.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Play: The Dumb Waiter: A Script-in-hand Theatre Production  
   

In this comedy filled with suspense by Nobel Prize-winner Harold Pinter, two hit men wait in a basement for their next assignment—which turns out to be like none other they have ever had. Directed by Dave Coonan.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday December 19, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:15 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 and circle time with Ms. Jen.  This is part of a two class series.

Registration is required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Game Time For Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Card games, board games, all kinds of games. Bring your group, or just stop by and join one, and spend some time playing your favorite game. Please bring your own games and game pieces.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM Film: Indignation  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Based on a Philip Roth novel, a young man wishing to flee his working class Jewish family accepts a scholarship to a small, conservative mid-western college. Logan Lerman and Sarah Gadon star. 2016, 110 min. Rated R

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Hola! Say Hello To Spanish (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 three class series.

Registration is required.  Fee: $15. Caregivers must remain in the Children's Room.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Coding  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex 302   
   

In this multi-session class, we learn the basics of computer language, code structure, and implementation

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

Based on a Philip Roth novel, a young man wishing to flee his working class Jewish family accepts a scholarship to a small, conservative mid-western college. Logan Lerman and Sarah Gadon star. 2016, 110 min. Rated R

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday December 20, 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 two week series.

Registration is required. Fee: $8. 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 beginners series. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:05 PM  -  12:05 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  -  3:30 PM Ugly Sweater Bingo Blast for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Things are going to get ugly! Don your most awful sweater and try your luck at our Holiday Bingo Bash for fun, prizes, and treats.  Registration begins Monday, October 24.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Ugly Sweater Bingo Blast for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Things are going to get ugly! Don your most awful sweater and try your luck at our Holiday Bingo Bash for fun, prizes, and treats.  Registration begins Monday, October 24.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Wednesday December 21, 2016
   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 three week series.

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

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

After sustaining a severe head injury in a car accident that killed his wife, an award-winning novelist tries his best to raise his young daughter. Russell Crowe and Amanda Seyfried star. 2016, 116 min. Rated R

   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club (Grades 4-12)  
   

For grades 4-12. No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday. We’ll supply the boards, the pieces–and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy!

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Thursday December 22, 2016
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM YA TAG  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex 302   
   

Let's share some holiday cookies as we talk about young adult plans for the new  year.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Saturday December 24, 2016
     Christmas Eve-Library Hours 9:30am-1pm  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Christmas Eve-Library Hours 9:30am-1pm


Sunday December 25, 2016
     Christmas Day-Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Christmas Day-Library Closed


Monday December 26, 2016
     Christmas Day Observed-Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Christmas Day Observed-Library Closed


Tuesday December 27, 2016
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Paint OWL Day Long (Grades K-2)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Paint a step-by-step canvas painting of an owl with Ms. Ilene.  This is a separation program.

Registration is required.  No fee.  Caregivers need to remain in the building.

Take advantage of our "Parents Hospitality Area" during this program to play a board game, color, or just sit and chat.

Refreshments will be serviced.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Parents Hospitality Area  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Take advantage of our "Parents Hospitality Area" while your child is attending the Paint OWL Day Long program.

Play a board game, color, or just sit and chat.  Refreshments will be serviced.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Wednesday December 28, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM TeenTechTutors  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex 302   
   

Oceanside teens help patrons with their computer or smart devices.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   1:30 PM  -  3:50 PM Movie: Eight Days a Week-The Touring Years  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

This documentary of the Fab Four’s touring years, from 1963 through 1966, includes never-before-seen footage featuring music, interviews, and stories from their 250 concerts. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr star. 2016, 137 min.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Paint OWL Day Long (Grades 3-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Paint a step-by-step canvas painting of an owl with Ms. Ilene.  This is a separation program.

Registration is required.  No fee.  Caregivers need to remain in the building.

Take advantage of our "Parents Hospitality Area" during this program to play a board game, color, or just sit and chat.

Refreshments will be serviced.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Parents Hospitality Area  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Take advantage of our "Parents Hospitality Area" while your child is attending the Paint OWL Day Long program.

Play a board game, color, or just sit and chat.  Refreshments will be serviced.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club (Grades 4-12)  
   

For grades 4-12. No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday. We’ll supply the boards, the pieces–and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy!

 

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Thursday December 29, 2016
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM YA Coloring  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 x 302   
   

Join in the new coloring craze and be creative as you color these beautiful patterns. Enjoy an ice cream cone while coloring.

    Location: Meeting Room 3

Friday December 30, 2016
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Sensory Friendly Movie: Finding Dory  
   

The sequel to “Finding Nemo” finds Dory in search of her long-lost parents. Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks. (2016) PG. 103 minutes.

We are pleased to offer these movies under “Sensory Friendly” conditions, as a special opportunity for families to enjoy a film in a safe and accepting environment. We’ll keep the lights slightly up and the sound turned slightly down. Our policies regarding quiet and remaining in one’s seat will not be enforced unless the safety of the audience is in question. Come relax and enjoy family time without worrying if someone will complain or be disturbed by noise or movement. (A caregiver must remain in the room at all times.)

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Hot Skates -OFFSITE  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex 302   
   

Experience the thrill of roller or inline skating. Bring your own skates or skates will be provided. A great way to have fun and exercise at the same time. Fee $6.

    Location: Hot Skates

Saturday December 31, 2016
     New Years Eve-Library Hours 9:30am-1pm  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

New Years Eve-Library Hours 9:30am-1pm


Sunday January 1, 2017
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Library closed


Monday January 2, 2017
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Library closed


Tuesday January 3, 2017
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tai Chi-Level 2  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:10 PM  -  12:50 PM Fit & Fabulous  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday January 4, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Coloring for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 2
   4:00 PM  -  8:00 PM English as a Second Language Registration  
   

Registration: Wednesday, January 4th from 4:00-8:00

Volunteers from Literacy Nassau will be providing instruction in English as a Second Language for beginners and intermediate adults. No fee. Registration required.

Beginners: This group meets once a week, with one-on-one tutoring.

Intermediate: This small group instruction meets two times per week.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club (Grades 4-12)  
   

For grades 4-12. No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday. We’ll supply the boards, the pieces–and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy! And we have snacks!

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Coloring for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 2

Friday January 6, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Film Classic: We're No Angels  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, and Aldo Ray star.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday January 8, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  5:00 PM BUSY  
    Location: Meeting Room 2
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Concert: Elvis-Happy Birthday  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Celebrate The King's birthday 

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday January 9, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Film: Florence Foster Jenkins  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Monday film to be announced

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Film: Florence Foster Jenkins  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

To be announced.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday January 10, 2017
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tai Chi-Level 2  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:10 PM  -  12:50 PM Fit & Fabulous  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Book Discussion: Nora Webster by Colm Toibin  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Book discussion leader: Edna Ritzenberg

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Wednesday January 11, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Resume Workshop  
   

Whether you are looking for a new job, returning to the workforce, or just want to brush up your resume, we can help. We’ll provide you with information on our many resume and job search databases and give you the information and tips you need to make your resume stand out. Free, open to all. Bring your current resume, if you have one for a review.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Get Stitching  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join fellow knitters, crocheters, and other crafters in this drop-in stitching club.  Please bring your own supplies.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club (Grades 4-12)  
   

For grades 4-12. No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday. We’ll supply the boards, the pieces–and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy! And we have snacks!

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Get Stitching  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join fellow knitters, crocheters, and other crafters in this drop-in stitching club.  Please bring your own supplies.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Program: Winter Brook-Psychic Medium  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Winter Brook discusses how mediumship works, and offers tips for those who want to develop their mediumship abilities.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday January 12, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Alzheimer's Association Caregivers Support Group  
   

In cooperation with the Alzheimers Association, we are proud to offer this Caregivers Support group for those caring for loved ones with Alzheimers, dementia, etc. All are welcome--this is an open group which will meet on the second Thurday of each month. A Healthy Oceanside program.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Art Lecture with Louise Cella Caruso  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Subject of lecture to be announced at a later date.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM KEVA! Open Play (Grades K-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Create a KEVA plank structure on your own, or with a friend.  Try our new KEVA connectors.

Registration is required. No Fee. Caregiver must remain in the Children's Room.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM KEVA! Open Play (Grades K-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Create a KEVA plank structure on your own, or with a firend.  Try our new KEVA connectors.

Registration is required. No Fee. Caregiver must remain in the Children's Room.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Friday January 13, 2017
   12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Chair Yoga  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join registered yoga instructor Jill Ackiron-Moses for this gentle form of yoga designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and reduce stress. Postures are done seated or using a chair for support. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a yoga strap and blocks if possible.  Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Sensory Friendly Movie: Secret Life of Pets  
   

What happens when a new pet moves in—and the humans aren’t home? (2016) PG 87 minutes

We are pleased to offer this movie under “Sensory Friendly” conditions, as a special opportunity for families to enjoy a film in a safe and accepting environment. We’ll keep the lights slightly up and the sound turned slightly down. Our policies regarding quiet and remaining in one’s seat will not be enforced unless the safety of the audience is in question. Come relax and enjoy family time without worrying if someone will complain or be disturbed by noise or movement. (A caregiver must remain in the room at all times.)

 

 

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday January 15, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Poets 4 Paris: Poetry in French & English  
   

Readings from the acclaimed new book, Poets 4 Paris. Refreshments.


Monday January 16, 2017
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Library closed


Tuesday January 17, 2017
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tai Chi-Level 2  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:10 PM  -  12:50 PM Fit & Fabulous  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Officially Speaking: Coffee and Conversation with…Debra Markowitz  
   

Join us for an informal chat with Debra Markowitz, Director/Film Commissioner for the Nassau County Film Office. Learn more about her, what she does, and about the filming of movies and TV shows here in Nassau.  Ask questions over a cup of coffee and some dessert.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday January 18, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:45 PM Movie Matinee: Bridget Jones's Baby  
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club (Grades 4-12)  
   

For grades 4-12. No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday. We’ll supply the boards, the pieces–and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy! And we have snacks!

 

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Workshop with Barbara Novack  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Creative writing workshop with Barbara Novack.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Off Site Program: Self Defense for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Brad Lemley of the Shaolin Self Defense Center teaches adults the basics of self defense.  Meet at Shaolin, 3259 Long Beach Road, Oceanside, New York.  Registration begins Tuesday, December 27.

    Location: Shaolin Self Defense Center

Thursday January 19, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Student Loan Forgiveness Workshop & Seminar  
   

Student loans weighing you down? Having trouble meeting those payments? Learn about the programs available: consolidation, deferment, forgiveness and more.  A representative from the National Student Loan Service will be here analyze your loan portfolio to help determine your eligibility and to help you apply.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Friday January 20, 2017
   12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Chair Yoga  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join registered yoga instructor Jill Ackiron-Moses for this gentle form of yoga designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and reduce stress. Postures are done seated or using a chair for support. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a yoga strap and blocks if possible.  Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Resume Drop-in Clinic  
   

Drop in and our librarians will help you create or punch-up your resume, and help you learn how to use the many databases we have to help you with your job search. Free. No registration required/librarians subject to availability.

    Location: Meeting Room 3

Saturday January 21, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturday Poetry Celebration/Open Mic  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x302   
    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday January 22, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:45 PM Sunday Movie Matinee: The Magnificent Seven  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Starring Denzel Washington

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday January 23, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Film: Hell or High Water  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Starring Jeff Bridges

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Film: Hell or High Water  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Starring Jeff Bridges.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday January 24, 2017
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tai Chi-Level 2  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:10 PM  -  12:50 PM Fit & Fabulous  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday January 25, 2017
   12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Free Blood Pressure Screening  
   

High blood pressure is a secret killer. Don’t be caught unaware. Staff from Rockville Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center will provide free blood pressure screenings. No appointment necessary.

   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM It's Showtime: Sweet Lorraine Duo  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Sweet Lorraine Duo performs a selection of rock, country, pop, and songs from Broadway hits such as Phantom of the Opera and Cats.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club (Grades 4-12)  
   

For grades 4-12. No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday. We’ll supply the boards, the pieces–and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy! And we have snacks!

 

    Location: Meeting Room 3

Friday January 27, 2017
   12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Chair Yoga  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join registered yoga instructor Jill Ackiron-Moses for this gentle form of yoga designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and reduce stress. Postures are done seated or using a chair for support. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a yoga strap and blocks if possible.  Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday January 28, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Technology Lecture: All About iPad & iPhone  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Art Gallery Reception  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Meet featured artist Earl Dawson, and view his stunning photographs.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Sunday January 29, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Summer Activities Fair  
   

What can the kids do this summer? Come see an array of Long Island summer camps and activities of all kinds, including a preview of the Library’s summer programs.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday January 30, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Seminar: Pay Less Income Tax  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Barry Lisak

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

Registration required. Fee: $28

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday January 31, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Café: Aluminum Corrosion: Look Out Below!  
   

Featuring Dr. Sabrina G. Sobel, Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Hofstra University on the dangers of aluminum corrosion and its impact on our daily lives.

The Oceanside Library Science Cafe is our unique series of informal evenings of coffee and conversation about cutting-edge science topics with experts from the field. Ages adult-high school.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday February 1, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Coloring for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 2
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Movie Matinee: The Birth of a Nation  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

A literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom. Nate Parker,Armie Hammer, and Penelope Ann Miller star. 2016, 120min. Rated R

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club (Grades 4-12)  
   

For grades 4-12. No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday. We’ll supply the boards, the pieces–and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy! And we have snacks!

 

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

Registration required. Fee: $28

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Coloring for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 2

Friday February 3, 2017
   12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Chair Yoga  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join registered yoga instructor Jill Ackiron-Moses for this gentle form of yoga designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and reduce stress. Postures are done seated or using a chair for support. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a yoga strap and blocks if possible.  Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday February 4, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Technology Lecture: Cool Apps for your iPad & iPhone  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Lecture/Demo

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday February 5, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Concert: The Rockinghams  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The Rockinghams perform your favorite songs from The Beach Boys, Herman's Hermits, Neil Diamond, and The Beatles.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday February 8, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Get Stitching  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join fellow knitters, crocheters, and other crafters in this drop-in stitching club.  Please bring your own supplies.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club (Grades 4-12)  
   

For grades 4-12. No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday. We’ll supply the boards, the pieces–and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy! And we have snacks!

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Get Stitching  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join fellow knitters, crocheters, and other crafters in this drop-in stitching club.  Please bring your own supplies.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Cheeses and Chocolates  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

With Jeanne Marie Schnupp. Registration Required. Signup begins Tuesday, December 27.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday February 9, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Alzheimer's Association Caregivers Support Group  
   

In cooperation with the Alzheimers Association, we are proud to offer this Caregivers Support group for those caring for loved ones with Alzheimers, dementia, etc. All are welcome--this is an open group which will meet on the second Thurday of each month. A Healthy Oceanside program.

    Location: Meeting Room 3

Friday February 10, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Film Classic: Brief Encounter  
    Contact: Information Desk     
   

Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard star.  1945, 86 min.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday February 13, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Film: Sully  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Starring Tom Hanks.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Resume Drop-in Clinic  
   

Drop in and our librarians will help you create or punch-up your resume, and help you learn how to use the many databases we have to help you with your job search. Free. No registration required/librarians subject to availability.

   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Film: Sully  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Starring Tom Hanks.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday February 14, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Book Discussion: The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Book discussion leader: Anna Katsavos

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Wednesday February 15, 2017
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club (Grades 4-12)  
   

For grades 4-12. No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday. We’ll supply the boards, the pieces–and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy! And we have snacks!

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Workshop with Barbara Novack  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Creative writing workshop with Barbara Novack.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Thursday February 16, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM It's Showtime: Paul Newman-Movies Most Famous Blue Eyes  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

With Marc Courtade

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Friday February 17, 2017
   12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Chair Yoga  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join registered yoga instructor Jill Ackiron-Moses for this gentle form of yoga designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and reduce stress. Postures are done seated or using a chair for support. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a yoga strap and blocks if possible.  Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday February 18, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturday Poetry Celebration/Open Mic  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x302   
    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday February 20, 2017
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Library closed


Wednesday February 22, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Lecture: Sacred Cities-New Orleans  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join Dr. Ronald Brown as he discusses one of America's most exotic cities.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club (Grades 4-12)  
   

For grades 4-12. No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday. We’ll supply the boards, the pieces–and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy! And we have snacks!

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Friday February 24, 2017
   12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Chair Yoga  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join registered yoga instructor Jill Ackiron-Moses for this gentle form of yoga designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and reduce stress. Postures are done seated or using a chair for support. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a yoga strap and blocks if possible.  Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday February 25, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Defensive Driving w/Empire Safety Council  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Registration required.  Fee: $28

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday February 27, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Film: The Hollars  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Film: The Hollars  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

To be announced.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday February 28, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Yoga with MaryClare Chiofalo

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday March 1, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Coloring for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 2
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club (Grades 4-12)  
   

For grades 4-12. No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday. We’ll supply the boards, the pieces–and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy! And we have snacks!

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Coloring for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 2

Thursday March 2, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Spanish for Beginners-Part 1  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Spanish, part 1

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Friday March 3, 2017
   12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Chair Yoga  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join registered yoga instructor Jill Ackiron-Moses for this gentle form of yoga designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and reduce stress. Postures are done seated or using a chair for support. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a yoga strap and blocks if possible.  Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday March 7, 2017
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tai Chi-Level 2  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:10 PM  -  12:50 PM Fit & Fabulous  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Yoga with MaryClare Chiofalo

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday March 8, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Get Stitching  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join fellow knitters, crocheters, and other crafters in this drop-in stitching club.  Please bring your own supplies.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   1:30 PM  -  3:45 PM Movie Matinee: The Light Between Oceans  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club (Grades 4-12)  
   

For grades 4-12. No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday. We’ll supply the boards, the pieces–and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy! And we have snacks!

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Get Stitching  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join fellow knitters, crocheters, and other crafters in this drop-in stitching club.  Please bring your own supplies.

    Location: Meeting Room 3

Thursday March 9, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Alzheimer's Association Caregivers Support Group  
   

In cooperation with the Alzheimers Association, we are proud to offer this Caregivers Support group for those caring for loved ones with Alzheimers, dementia, etc. All are welcome--this is an open group which will meet on the second Thurday of each month. A Healthy Oceanside program.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Spanish for Beginners-Part 1  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Spanish, part 1

    Location: Meeting Room 3

Friday March 10, 2017
   12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Chair Yoga  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join registered yoga instructor Jill Ackiron-Moses for this gentle form of yoga designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and reduce stress. Postures are done seated or using a chair for support. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a yoga strap and blocks if possible.  Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday March 12, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Concert: Jordan Kaplan  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday March 13, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Film: Deepwater Horizon  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Film: Deepwater Horizon  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday March 14, 2017
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tai Chi-Level 2  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:10 PM  -  12:50 PM Fit & Fabulous  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Book Discussion: The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Book discussion leader: Edna Ritzenberg

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM In the Garden w/Oceanside Garden Club: Pruning  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Pruning

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday March 15, 2017
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club (Grades 4-12)  
   

For grades 4-12. No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday. We’ll supply the boards, the pieces–and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy! And we have snacks!

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Workshop with Barbara Novack  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Creative writing workshop with Barbara Novack.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Thursday March 16, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM It's Showtime: The Comedy of Ellen DeGeneres  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join Ira Epstein as for this program on the comedy of Ellen DeGeneras

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Spanish for Beginners-Part 1  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Spanish, part 1

    Location: Meeting Room 3

Saturday March 18, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Resume Drop-in Clinic  
   

Drop in and our librarians will help you create or punch-up your resume, and help you learn how to use the many databases we have to help you with your job search. Free. No registration required/librarians subject to availability.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Art Gallery Reception  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Meet Lori Blau, the Library's featured artist for the months of March and April.  Her exhibiton of watercolors is entitled "I See Beautiful." 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturday Poetry Celebration/Open Mic  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x302   
    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday March 20, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Defensive Driving w/Empire Safety Council-Two Part  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Registration required. Fee: $28

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday March 21, 2017
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tai Chi-Level 2  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:10 PM  -  12:50 PM Fit & Fabulous  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Lecture: Long Island Rail Road: 182 Years Young  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x302   
   

Join Andrew Sparberg, retired LIRR manager, historian, and long-time Oceanside resident, for this illustrated lecture about the LIRR's storied 182-year history.  Chartered in 1834, the Long Island Rail Road reached Oceanside (then called Oceanville) in 1880 and, over time, helped transform the area from rural to its current suburban character.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Yoga with MaryClare Chiofalo

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday March 22, 2017
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club (Grades 4-12)  
   

For grades 4-12. No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday. We’ll supply the boards, the pieces–and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy! And we have snacks!

 

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

Registration required. Fee: $28

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday March 23, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime (Ages 3-7 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Join our Library Mascot "Booker" for a fun evening of stories and a craft.  Bring a favorite stuffed animal friend and wear your pajamas!

Registration is required.  No fee.  Caregiver must remain in the Children's room.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Spanish for Beginners-Part 1  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Spanish, part 1

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Friday March 24, 2017
   12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Chair Yoga  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join registered yoga instructor Jill Ackiron-Moses for this gentle form of yoga designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and reduce stress. Postures are done seated or using a chair for support. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a yoga strap and blocks if possible.  Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Film Classic: Saboteur  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday March 27, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Film: The Girl on the Train  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Film: To be announced  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

To be announced.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday March 28, 2017
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tai Chi-Level 2  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:10 PM  -  12:50 PM Fit & Fabulous  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Yoga with MaryClare Chiofalo

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday March 29, 2017
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club (Grades 4-12)  
   

For grades 4-12. No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday. We’ll supply the boards, the pieces–and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy! And we have snacks!

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Friday March 31, 2017
   12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Chair Yoga  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join registered yoga instructor Jill Ackiron-Moses for this gentle form of yoga designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and reduce stress. Postures are done seated or using a chair for support. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a yoga strap and blocks if possible.  Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday April 3, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Film: To be announced  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Monday film to be announced

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Film: To be announced  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

To be announced.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Friday April 7, 2017
   12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Chair Yoga  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join registered yoga instructor Jill Ackiron-Moses for this gentle form of yoga designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and reduce stress. Postures are done seated or using a chair for support. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a yoga strap and blocks if possible.  Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM LI Reads Author Talk: Erik Larson at the Freeport Memorial Library  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Meet Erik Larson, author of this year's Long Island Reads pick, Dead Wake, and Freeport native.  This event will take place at the Freeport Memorial Library,


Monday April 10, 2017
     Library Hours-9:30am-1pm  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Library Hours-9:30am-1pm


Tuesday April 11, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Book Discussion: LI Reads Book Selection-Dead Wake by Erik Larson  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Book discussion

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Friday April 14, 2017
     Library Hours-9:30am-1pm  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Library Hours-9:30am-1pm

   12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Chair Yoga  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join registered yoga instructor Jill Ackiron-Moses for this gentle form of yoga designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and reduce stress. Postures are done seated or using a chair for support. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a yoga strap and blocks if possible.  Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday April 16, 2017
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Library closed


Monday April 17, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Film: To be announced  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Monday film to be announced

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Film: To be announced  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

To be announced.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday April 19, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Workshop with Barbara Novack  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Creative writing workshop with Barbara Novack.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Monday April 24, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Defensive Driving w/Empire Safety Council-Two Part  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Registration required. Fee: $28

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday April 26, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Defensive Driving w/Empire Safety Council-Two Part  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Registration required. Fee: $28

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday May 8, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Film: To be announced  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Monday film to be announced

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Film: To be announced  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

To be announced.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday May 9, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Book Discussion: To be announced  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Book discussion

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Sunday May 14, 2017
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Library closed


Wednesday May 17, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Workshop with Barbara Novack  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Creative writing workshop with Barbara Novack.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Saturday May 20, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Defensive Driving w/Empire Safety Council  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Registration required.  Fee: $28

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday May 22, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Film: To be announced  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Monday film to be announced

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Film: To be announced  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

To be announced.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday May 27, 2017
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Library closed


Sunday May 28, 2017
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Library closed


Monday May 29, 2017
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Library closed


Monday June 5, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Film: To be announced  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Monday film to be announced

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Film: To be announced  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

To be announced.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday June 13, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Book Discussion: To be announced  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Book discussion

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Monday June 19, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Film: To be announced  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Monday film to be announced

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Film: To be announced  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

To be announced.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday June 21, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Workshop with Barbara Novack  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Creative writing workshop with Barbara Novack.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Tuesday June 27, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Defensive Driving w/Empire Safety Council-Two Part  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Registration required. Fee: $28

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday June 29, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Defensive Driving w/Empire Safety Council-Two Part  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Registration required. Fee: $28

    Location: Meeting Room 1

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