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Monday September 15, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Toy Time (Ages 18 mos.-4 years)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

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

Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM HOLA (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Children love this total immersion program that teaches colors, numbers, and short phrases in Spanish.

Pre-registration and fee required.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Defensive Driving with 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.  MUST ATTEND BOTH CLASSES.  Registration for Oceanside School District residents begins Tuesday, September 2.  Non-residents may register beginning Wednesday, September 3, space permitting.  Fee: $28

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

Grab your guitar (acoustic or electric) and join music instructor Jack Pati for this series of beginner guitar lessons.  Jack covers the basics of reading music, and will show you how to tune your guitar, play chords, strum, and play your first song.  Lessons include a copy of Mel Bay’s Modern Guitar MethodRegistration required.  Fee: $25.

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Tuesday September 16, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Playhooray (Ages 6-18mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join us for a delightful program of music, movement, and rhymes.

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tai Chi-Beginner's Series  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Certified Fitness Specialist Helene Just leads these classes that can improve balance, stamina, coordination, and well-being.  Tai Chi has been shown to reduce pain and stiffness, increase flexibility, and enhance muscle strength.  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   
   

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. Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Multimedia Presentation: That's A Smash! Great Producers of the 60s & 70s  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Clive Young presents this fast paced, multimedia program that profiles four of the most important record producers of the ‘60s and ‘70s: George Martin/The Beatles, Brian Wilson/The Beach Boys, Phil Ramone/Billy Joel, and Phil Spector/Wall of Sound.  Using rare audio and video clips as well as backstories from recording studio sessions, Mr. Young discusses how these producers shaped the careers and music of their famous clients and influenced the musical tastes of an entire generation. 

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday September 17, 2014
   10:00 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 1
   10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM TIME FOR TOTS (Ages 18 mos.- 5yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Everyone has a great time at this lively program that offers music,movement, and an easy craft. Sessions at 10:15am or 11:15am.

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Defensive Driving with 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.  MUST ATTEND BOTH CLASSES.  Registration for Oceanside School District residents begins Tuesday, September 2.  Non-residents may register beginning Wednesday, September 3, space permitting.  Fee: $28

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Creative Writing Workshop  
    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

Thursday September 18, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360   
   

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

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Lecture: Through the President's Keyhole  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join Martha Kolodkin as she peeks into the private lives of our presidents and first families.  Discover who was tagged “the hangman of Buffalo,” and as sheriff personally executed two men, who was taught to read by his wife, who invented the Lazy Susan, and other fascinating facts that do not appear in most history books. 

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Line Dancing-Salsa Shine  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Elena Iannucci, dance instructor and co-owner of the Dance Manhattan studio in NYC, teaches solo salsa moves that are fun and energetic, especially when danced to a Latin beat. Registration required.

  

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Friday September 19, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360   
   

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

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room
   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. Participants should wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.

Pre-registration and fee required.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday September 21, 2014
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Poetry & Prose/Open Mic  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Poet Peter V. Dugan hosts these lively literary events that bring together established writers as well as talented new voices.  Featured poets include Mario Susko, Poet Laureate of Nassau County, Deborah Hauser, and Carlos Reyes.  Writers of all ages are welcome to read up to three samples of their work.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday September 22, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Toy Time (Ages 18 mos.-4 years)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

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

Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM Movie: The Other Woman  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

A trio of young ladies team up against the man who is cheating on them.  Cameron Diaz, Elizabeth Mann, and Kate Upton star.  2014, 109 min. Rated PG-13. 

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM HOLA (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Children love this total immersion program that teaches colors, numbers, and short phrases in Spanish.

Pre-registration and fee required.

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

IN SESSION

Grab your guitar (acoustic or electric) and join music instructor Jack Pati for this series of beginner guitar lessons.  Jack covers the basics of reading music, and will show you how to tune your guitar, play chords, strum, and play your first song.  Lessons include a copy of Mel Bay’s Modern Guitar Method.

 

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

A trio of young ladies team up against the man who is cheating on them.  Cameron Diaz, Elizabeth Mann, and Kate Upton star.  2014, 109 min. Rated PG-13. 

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday September 23, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Playhooray (Ages 6-18mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join us for a delightful program of music, movement, and rhymes.

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Senior ID Program  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Obtain a free wallet-sized photo identification card that includes your address, telephone numbers, date of birth, and emergency contact information which could be useful to paramedics in a medical emergency.  Sponsored by Nassau County.

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

IN SESSION

Certified Fitness Specialist Helene Just leads these classes that can improve balance, stamina, coordination, and well-being.  Tai Chi has been shown to reduce pain and stiffness, increase flexibility, and enhance muscle strength.  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   
   

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. Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday September 24, 2014
   9:30 AM  -  5:00 PM Rosh Hashanah Eve-Library Hours: 9:30am-5pm  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Rosh Hashanah Eve-Library Closing at 5pm

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

Everyone has a great time at this lively program that offers music,movement, and an easy craft. Sessions at 10:15am or 11:15am.

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Thursday September 25, 2014
     Rosh Hashanah-Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Rosh Hashanah-Library Closed

    Location: Meeting Room

Friday September 26, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360   
   

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

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room
   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. Participants should wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.

Pre-registration and fee required.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday September 28, 2014
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM JUNIOR LEGO CLUB (Gr. k-2)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Young builders join in the Lego fun!

Pre-registration required. No fee. Caregiver must remain in Children's Room.

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

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Monday September 29, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 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.

Pre-registration required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

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

Children love this total immersion program that teaches colors, numbers, and short phrases in Spanish.

Pre-registration and fee required.

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

IN SESSION

Grab your guitar (acoustic or electric) and join music instructor Jack Pati for this series of beginner guitar lessons.  Jack covers the basics of reading music, and will show you how to tune your guitar, play chords, strum, and play your first song.  Lessons include a copy of Mel Bay’s Modern Guitar Method.

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM REGISTRATION FOR CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS  
    Contact: Children's Storyhour Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

In-person registration.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Tuesday September 30, 2014
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tai Chi-Beginner's Series  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Certified Fitness Specialist Helene Just leads these classes that can improve balance, stamina, coordination, and well-being.  Tai Chi has been shown to reduce pain and stiffness, increase flexibility, and enhance muscle strength.  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   
   

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. Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM YOGA FOR SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN (Ages 5-10yrs)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Join our yoga master for a fun-filled class that teaches relaxation and breathing methods to children of all abilities. Please wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.

Parent or caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room

Wednesday October 1, 2014
   10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM TIME FOR TOTS (Ages 18 mos.- 5yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Everyone has a great time at this lively program that offers music,movement, and an easy craft. Sessions at 10:15am or 11:15am.

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Friday October 3, 2014
   9:30 AM  -  5:00 PM Yom Kippur Eve-Library Hours: 9:30am-5pm  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Yom Kippur Eve-Library Closing at 5pm

    Location: Meeting Room

Saturday October 4, 2014
     Yom Kippur-Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Yom Kippur-Library Closed

    Location: Meeting Room

Sunday October 5, 2014
   1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM Sunday Family Movie: Muppets Most Wanted  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

While on a grand world tour, the Muppets unwittingly provide cover to a gang of thieves after Kermit the Frog is kidnapped and replaced by an evil lookalike.  Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, and Tina Fey star.  2014, 107 min.  Rated PG.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE: MUPPETS MOST WANTED  
    Contact: Children's Room    (516) 766-2360 ex 2   
   

The Muppets become entangled in a series of international heists when Kermit the Frog is kidnapped and replaced by and an evil lookalike.(107 min. Rated PG)

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

    Location: Meeting Room

Monday October 6, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 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.

Pre-registration required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   1:30 PM  -  3:15 PM Movie: Belle  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The illegitimate mixed-race daughter of a Royal Navy officer is sent to England to live with her great uncle and his family, who educate and raise her, along with their own daughter, as an aristocrat.  Emily Watson and Tom Wilkinson star.  2014, 105 min.  Rated PG.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM HOLA (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Children love this total immersion program that teaches colors, numbers, and short phrases in Spanish.

Pre-registration and fee required.

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

IN SESSION

Grab your guitar (acoustic or electric) and join music instructor Jack Pati for this series of beginner guitar lessons.  Jack covers the basics of reading music, and will show you how to tune your guitar, play chords, strum, and play your first song.  Lessons include a copy of Mel Bay’s Modern Guitar Method.

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Movie: Belle  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The illegitimate mixed-race daughter of a Royal Navy officer is sent to England to live with her great uncle and his family, who educate and raise her, along with their own daughter, as an aristocrat.  Emily Watson and Tom Wilkinson star.  2014, 105 min.  Rated PG.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday October 7, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Playhooray (Ages 6-18mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join us for a delightful program of music, movement, and rhymes.

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM KIDPIX CHILD IDENTIFICATION PROGRAM  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 ex 2   
   

Have your children photographed and fingerprinted, and recieve an official Kidpix ID Card as well as a packet of useful information on child safety. 

No registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Wednesday October 8, 2014
   2:00 PM  -  3:55 PM Movie Matinee: Chef  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

After losing his job, and reputation, at a swank LA restaurant, a chef’s passion for cooking is reignited after he launches his own food truck business.  Jon Favreau and Sofia Vergara star.  2014, 115 min.  Rated R.  Viewer discretion is advised.   

 

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Technology Training: All About Your iPad & iPhone  
    Contact: Information Desk     
   

Get an introduction to your Apple device’s hardware and settings, and learn how to access the Internet and email, download apps and eBooks, and much more in this lecture/demo.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday October 9, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360   
   

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

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room
   2:15 PM  -  3:00 PM FALL STORYTIME (Ages 3-5yrs)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Big Books! Little Books! Songs, Stories and more!

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

Learn the basics of Spanish, from grammar and pronunciation to commonly used phrases and expressions in Part 1 of Prof. Margherita Galofaro’s language instruction series.  Emphasis will be placed on conversational Spanish useful in everyday situations including travel, dining, shopping and other social settings.  Registration required.

 

    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 October 10, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360   
   

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

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room
   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. Participants should wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.

Pre-registration and fee required.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday October 13, 2014
     Columbus Day-Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Columbus Day-Library Closed

    Location: Meeting Room

Tuesday October 14, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Playhooray (Ages 6-18mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join us for a delightful program of music, movement, and rhymes.

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room
   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 series.  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.  Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a set of light weights and exercise bands.  Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Discussion: Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

While on her way to meeting a potential lover, a restless housewife and mother, overwhelmed by the drudgery of living on a failing farm in rural Tennessee, is detoured by an unusual natural phenomenon she interprets as divine intervention.  Fran Cohen leads this discussion.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM In the Garden with the Oceanside Garden Club: Rock Gardens  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Discover how rock gardens can add beauty and interest to your landscape with Don Ohl, past president of the Long Island Chapter of North American Rock Garden Society.   Topics include choosing and preparing a site, selecting rocks and suitable plants, design, and maintenance. The Oceanside Garden Club invites the public to its informative programs and workshops. The club welcomes new members from Oceanside and surrounding communities.

           

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday October 15, 2014
   10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM TIME FOR TOTS (Ages 18 mos.- 5yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Everyone has a great time at this lively program that offers music,movement, and an easy craft. Sessions at 10:15am or 11:15am.

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM It's Showtime! Vincent Price-Hollywood's Handsome Master of Menace  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

After graduating from Yale with a degree in Fine Arts, Vincent Price set off for the University of London,   only to succumb to the lure of the British stage.  Starting out as a character actor, Price’s roles quickly took on more sinister hue (was it his voice?), appearing in such film noir classics as Laura.   His reputation as the Master of Menace was cemented with the 1953 3D film The House of Wax.   Join Keith Crocker as he takes a look at the fascinating life and career of film’s most handsome villain, Vincent Price.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Art With Joanne (Grades K-6)  
    Contact: Children's Storyhour Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Halloween is almost here for trick-or-treaters far and near. Join Miss Joanne to make a Creepy, Creaky Haunted House centerpiece of your very own.

Pre-registration required. No fee.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Creative Writing Workshop  
    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 Sweet Dreams Ice Cream Sculpture  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 x302   
   

Create a realistic looking ice cream treat using model magic clay

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Thursday October 16, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360   
   

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

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room
   2:15 PM  -  3:00 PM FALL STORYTIME (Ages 3-5yrs)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Big Books! Little Books! Songs, Stories and more!

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

IN SESSION

Learn the basics of Spanish, from grammar and pronunciation to commonly used phrases and expressions in Part 1 of Prof. Margherita Galofaro’s language instruction series.  Emphasis will be placed on conversational Spanish useful in everyday situations including travel, dining, shopping and other social settings.

 

    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 October 17, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360   
   

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

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room
   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. Participants should wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.

Pre-registration and fee required.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday October 18, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Defensive Driving with 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 for Oceanside School District residents begins Tuesday, September 2.  Non-residents may register beginning Wednesday, September 3, space permitting.  Fee: 28

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday October 19, 2014
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM JUNIOR LEGO CLUB (Gr. k-2)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Young builders join in the Lego fun!

Pre-registration required. No fee. Caregiver must remain in Children's Room.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Concert: Julie Anne & Ron Meixsell-From Opera to Broadway  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Hear the soaring voices of soprano Julie Anne and bass-baritone Ron Meixsell accompanied by pianist Aglaia Messina, in this delightful program of opera favorites and Broadway showstoppers.  Their repertoire includes “Toreador” from Carmen, and selections from Porgy and Bess.  The second half of the program will feature songs from South Pacific, Show Boat, and Brigadoon.  The Meixsells have performed in numerous concerts throughout the metropolitan area.  Ron has appeared in leading roles with the New York Grand Opera, and presented solo recitals in Lincoln Center's Bruno Walter auditorium. Julie Anne has toured as part as an ensemble with Neil Diamond, and recorded with Columbia Records.

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

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Monday October 20, 2014
   1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM Movie: Draft Day  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The general manager of the Cleveland Browns has some tough decisions to make after his team acquires the number one pick in the upcoming NFL Draft.  Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner star.  2014, 110 min.  Rated PG-13.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM HOLA (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Children love this total immersion program that teaches colors, numbers, and short phrases in Spanish.

Pre-registration and fee required

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Movie: Draft Day  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The general manager of the Cleveland Browns has some tough decisions to make after his team acquires the number one pick in the upcoming NFL Draft.  Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner star.  2014, 110 min.  Rated PG-13.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday October 21, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Playhooray (Ages 6-18mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join us for a delightful program of music, movement, and rhymes.

Pre-registration and fee 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 series.  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   
   

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.  Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a set of light weights and exercise bands.  Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM PRE-K CRAFT (Ages 3-5yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room    (516)766-2360,x2   
   

Flying bats and witches' cats! It's Halloween again. Make a not-too-scary BLACK CAT HAND PUPPET with Miss Dotty

Caregiver must attend. Pre-registration required. No fee.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Lecture: The Supreme Court-A Year in Review  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

In its 2013-2014 term, the Supreme Court rendered decisions on issues involving affirmative action, free speech, separation of church and state, campaign financing, and the death penalty, all of which will have an impact on the American legal and political landscape.  James Coll leads this lecture on selected cases that came before the court, its rulings, and potential implications.  Included is an overview of the Supreme Court, and its role as the final interpreter of federal constitutional law. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday October 22, 2014
   10:00 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 1
   10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM TIME FOR TOTS (Ages 18 mos.- 5yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Everyone has a great time at this lively program that offers music,movement, and an easy craft. Sessions at 10:15am or 11:15am.

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM MAD SCIENCE-SLIMETIME (Grades K-5)  
    Contact: Childrens Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming around! Create slime using the Mad Science Recipe, and then enter the Slime Olympics. Take home your own concotion of Mad Science Slime.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Technology Training: Inside Your iPad & iPhone  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

In this lecture/demo, learn all about the settings on your device including iCloud, email, contacts, and calendars, electronic security, and those that can impact battery life.  Bring your device and your questions.  Please note:  Must be familiar with your device.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday October 23, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360   
   

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

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room
   2:15 PM  -  3:00 PM FALL STORYTIME (Ages 3-5yrs)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Big Books! Little Books! Songs, Stories and more!

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM HALLOWEEN TEENS'N' TOTS (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Childrens Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Witches and ghosts and monsters, Oh my! Wear your scary or silly costumes to our Halloween storytime where teens read to tots.

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

IN SESSION

Learn the basics of Spanish, from grammar and pronunciation to commonly used phrases and expressions in Part 1 of Prof. Margherita Galofaro’s language instruction series.  Emphasis will be placed on conversational Spanish useful in everyday situations including travel, dining, shopping and other social settings.

 

    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 October 24, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PLAYHOORAY (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360   
   

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

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room

Sunday October 26, 2014
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Poetry & Prose/Open Mic  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Poet Peter V. Dugan hosts these lively literary events that bring together established writers as well as talented new voices.  Featured poets include Lorraine Conlin, Verless Doran, and Harriet Slaughter.  Writers of all ages are welcome to read up to three samples of their work.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday October 27, 2014
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM HOLA (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Children love this total immersion program that teaches colors, numbers, and short phrases in Spanish.

Pre-registration and fee required

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Town of Hempstead Property Tax Forum  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Donald X. Clavin, Jr. hosts this taxpayer forum to discuss important issues for property owners including assessment challenges, tax exemptions and discounts, property tax payment dates, and payment options.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday October 28, 2014
   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 series.  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   
   

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.  Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a set of light weights and exercise bands.  Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday October 29, 2014
   10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM TIME FOR TOTS (Ages 18 mos.- 5yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Everyone has a great time at this lively program that offers music,movement, and an easy craft. Sessions at 10:15am or 11:15am.

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM MONSTER HUNT (Grades3-6)  
    Contact: Childrens Room   (516)766-2360, x2   
   

Join Jason Edwards, the Monster Hunter, for a frightfully good scavenger hunt.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Lecture: Meet the Author: Andrew Sparberg-From a Nickel to a Token  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join transportation historian and author Andrew Sparberg as he discusses his new book, From a Nickel to a Token, a fascinating and comprehensive history of New York’s elaborate mass transit system from 1940 to 1968.  During those years, the city’s mayors, from LaGuardia to Lindsay, worked to build a more unified public transportation system, while balancing the needs riders, labor leaders, and transit management with the city's economic pressures and changing demographics.

 

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday October 30, 2014
   2:15 PM  -  3:00 PM FALL STORYTIME (Ages 3-5yrs)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Big Books! Little Books! Songs, Stories and more!

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

IN SESSION

Learn the basics of Spanish, from grammar and pronunciation to commonly used phrases and expressions in Part 1 of Prof. Margherita Galofaro’s language instruction series.  Emphasis will be placed on conversational Spanish useful in everyday situations including travel, dining, shopping and other social settings.

 

    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 October 31, 2014
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Halloween Costume Ball  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 x302   
   

Wear your costume for a fun night of games, snacks, and prizes for the best and the scariest costumes.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday November 3, 2014
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM HOLA (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Children love this total immersion program that teaches colors, numbers, and short phrases in Spanish.

Pre-registration and fee required

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Tuesday November 4, 2014
   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 series.  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   
   

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.  Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a set of light weights and exercise bands.  Registration required.  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday November 5, 2014
   10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM TIME FOR TOTS (Ages 18 mos.- 5yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Everyone has a great time at this lively program that offers music,movement, and an easy craft. Sessions at 10:15am or 11:15am.

Pre-registration and fee required. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Monday November 10, 2014
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM HOLA (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Children love this total immersion program that teaches colors, numbers, and short phrases in Spanish.

Pre-registration and fee required

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Monday November 17, 2014
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM HOLA (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

Children love this total immersion program that teaches colors, numbers, and short phrases in Spanish.

Pre-registration and fee required

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

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