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Sunday September 24, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Unclaimed Funds: Is there Money Waiting for You?  
   

New York State is holding billions of dollars in unclaimed funds, deposited by banks, insurance companies, businesses, etc. Some of it may be yours! Join a representative from the office of the NY State Comptroller and learn how to search for, and claim, money you may not know you have!

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Concert: Tommy Sullivan: A Thousand Memories  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

One of the original founding members of Johnny Maestro and the Brooklyn Bridge, Tommy Sullivan performs some of their hit songs including “Worst That Could Happen” and “You’ll Never Walk Alone” as well as The Young Rascals’ “Groovin’” and Roy Orbison’s “Only the Lonely.” This concert is free and open to the public. Doors will open to the public at 1:30pm. Seating is on a first come basis.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday September 25, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Belly Time (Ages 1 mos. - 5 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Spend some quality time with your newborn learning to incorporate songs, rhymes and reading books into your everyday routine.  Tummy time and especially cuddling, we be featured.  Please bring a small blanket to lay your child on.

Registration is requied.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

 

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   11:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Game Time For Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

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

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   11:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Game Time For Adults:Mah Jongg  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Free time for Mah Jongg players.  Please bring your own game pieces.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Monday Movie: Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Norman, a small time operator befriends a young politician, whose career takes off, with him in tow. Richard Gere, Lior Ashkenazi, and Michael Sheen star. 2016, 118min. Rated R.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM 1, 2, 3 Full Steam Ahead (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Explore, play and build together in this interactive educational series for children and their adult caregivers.  Enjoy singing, dancing, storytelling and much more.  Make and bring home a craft.  This is part of a three week series.

Registration is required. No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

 

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Emoji Clock (Grades K-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Decorate your own table top battery operated clock using acrylic paints and emjoi images.  Please wear an old shirt or smock.

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Advisory Group  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex 302   
   

TAG Meeting 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Monday Movie: Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Norman, a small time operator befriends a young politician, whose career takes off, with him in tow. Richard Gere, Lior Ashkenazi, and Michael Sheen star. 2016, 118min. Rated R.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday September 26, 2017
   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 three week series.

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

    Location: Meeting Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Read OWL About It Storytime (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Enjoy stories, music and make an owl craft with Ms. Ilene.

Registration is required.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

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

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   
   

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
   5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Public welcome.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 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. 

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:30 PM  -  8:15 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. 

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Wednesday September 27, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Stepping On- A Workshop on Preventing Falls  
    Contact: information desk    766-2360,x325   
   

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Trauma Center presents this series of workshops to help seniors 65 and older learn how to increase balance, prevent falls and maintain independence. Learn how to make your body stronger and your home safer.

Registration is required.  Call 766-2360 x4 or register at the Information Desk. A Healthy Oceanside program

This program starts on June 6th and runs 6 dates: Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27 & July 18 & 25 //  // 10 am-noon

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM 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
   11:15 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
   12:45 PM  -  1:45 PM Zumba Gold  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Dance to the music with Jill Ackiron-Moses as she leads these classes, designed for active older adults or those with physical limitations, that can improve balance, strength, coordination, flexibility, and cardiovascular health. Registration required. Fee: $20.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Here Comes The Yellow School Bus (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join a Time For Kids for an hour of interactive and educatinal fun. Children and adults explore activites together, listen to a story, make a yellow school bus craft and more!.

Registration is required.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Foreign Film: Julieta  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

A mother endeavors to reconnect with her long estranged daughter, forcing her to reflect on the past choices she has made that defined her current situation. Spanish with English subtitles. Emma Suarez, Adriana Ugarte, and Daniel Grao star. 2016, 100 min. Rated R.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Full STEAM Ahead: A Is For Apple (Grades 2-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Explore volcanic reaction using an apple and other experiments.

Registration is required.  No fee.  Caregivers 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! And we have snacks!

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM SPECIAL NEEDS KEVA  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Come join the fun and create a KEVA plank structure on your own, or with a friend.

Registration is required.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Workshop with Barbara Novack  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:30 PM  -  8:15 PM KEVA OPEN PLAY (Grades K-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Come join the fun and create a KEVA plank structure on your own, or with a friend.

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Thursday September 28, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM 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 two week series.

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   11:00 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 two week series.

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

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

Join Tara, certified language Arts teacher, and enjoy a story and craft while learning the benefits of eating healthy.  Berry Smoothies will be served.

Food ingredients used in this program: blueberries, bananas and 2% milk.

Registration required.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Ozo Bots (Grades 3-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Explore Ozobots at this amazing hands-on educational and interactive workshop.  Ozobots are small smart toy robots that allow users to create and connect the physical and digital worlds.

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Cooked To Perfection  
   

B.O.B. celebrations continue with our tweens creating a delicious 3 course Spanish meal from scratch. Located at 49 Main Street, East Rockaway. 

 

    Location: 49 Main Street E. Rockaway
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM How to Start & Grow Your Own Business  
   

Perfect for anyone who currently owns a small business- or is thinking of opening one. Learn the basics of legal structure, insurance, how to maintain and read financial documents, marketing and more. Presented by SCORE; sponsored by the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Café: The Biological Evidence for Recent Climate Change  
   

Dr. Russell Burke of Hofstra University discusses climate change, and the observable effects on living things around us.

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

Friday September 29, 2017
     Yom Kippur Eve: Library Hours-9:30am-1pm  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Yom Kippur Eve: Library Hours-9:30am-1pm

   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Next Chapter Adult Reading Group  
   

In partnership with volunteers from Literacy Nassau, we host a Next Chapter book club every Friday afternoon. This small book club offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to read for pleasure and socialize in the community. Registration is required. 516 766-2360 x 4. Caregivers must be present: the group meets in the magazine section on the first floor.

 


Saturday September 30, 2017
     Yom Kippur: Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Yom Kippur: Library Closed


Monday October 2, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Game Time For Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

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

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   11:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Game Time For Adults:Mah Jongg  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Free time for Mah Jongg players.  Please bring your own game pieces.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM 1, 2, 3 Full Steam Ahead (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Explore, play and build together in this interactive educational series for children and their adult caregivers.  Enjoy singing, dancing, storytelling and much more.  Make and bring home a craft.  This is part of a three week series.

Registration is required.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

 

 

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Tuesday October 3, 2017
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tai Chi  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

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   
   

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 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
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Registration For Children's Programs  
    Contact: Children's Storyhour Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

In-person registration for Oceanside residents begins Tuesday, October 3 at 7pm. Telephone registration begins Wednesday, October 4 at 9:30am, space permitting.

Out-of-district registration begins Saturday, October 7.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Wednesday October 4, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Stepping On- A Workshop on Preventing Falls  
    Contact: information desk    766-2360,x325   
   

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Trauma Center presents this series of workshops to help seniors 65 and older learn how to increase balance, prevent falls and maintain independence. Learn how to make your body stronger and your home safer.

Registration is required.  Call 766-2360 x4 or register at the Information Desk. A Healthy Oceanside program

This program starts on June 6th and runs 6 dates: Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27 & July 18 & 25 //  // 10 am-noon

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   12:45 PM  -  1:45 PM Zumba Gold  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Dance to the music with Jill Ackiron-Moses as she leads these classes, designed for active older adults or those with physical limitations, that can improve balance, strength, coordination, flexibility, and cardiovascular health. Registration required. Fee: $20.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Cooking Demo: Cuisine Espanol  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join Dr. Robert Dell'Amore, professional chef and culinary teacher, as he returns to prepare two classic Spanish tapas recipes: Andalusian-Style Chicken, a spicy, fragrant, sweet one-pot chicken dish; and Patatas Bravas, classic roasted potatoes flavored with roasted tomato, paprika, and a pinch of chili powder. Registration required.

    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

Thursday October 5, 2017
   7:00 AM  -  9:30 PM Bus Trip: Sight & Sound Theatre  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

We’re heading to Pennsylvania for the day to see the wonderful production of Jonah at the Sight and Sound Theatre. We will have lunch at Shady Maple Smorgasbord. Sign-up begins at the Baldwin Public Library on Monday, July 3. Cost: $125 (non-refundable) includes transportation, lunch. Bus leaves Baldwin Library at 7am, and will return at approximately 9:30pm.

    Location: Baldwin Public Library
   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Babysitting  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex 302   
   

Become a successful babysitter in this two-part workshop.  Registered nurses JoAnn Tanck and Georgette Basso will teach the essentials of infant and child care in Part I.  Home safety will be taught by Oceanside firefighters in Part II.  Certificates will be issued to those who attend both sessions. Please bring a large, soft doll to the first class. This program is being  sponsored by the Oceanside Kiwanis. 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Clean Up Your Social Media  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex 302   
   

What does your social media say about you? Lisa Kornberg, educator and college interviewer, will give you tips on how to maintain a clean social media before you apply to college or go on job interviews. 

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

Learn the basics of Spanish, from grammar and pronunciation to commonly used phrases and expressions, in Professor 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 3

Friday October 6, 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  -  4:15 PM Friday Film Classic: Man of La Mancha  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Don Quixote, a mad, aging nobleman, embarrasses his respectable family by his adventures that include dueling with windmills, and defending “fair” maidens. Peter O'Toole, Sophia Loren, and James Coco star. 1972, 135 min. Rated PG.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Next Chapter Adult Reading Group  
   

In partnership with volunteers from Literacy Nassau, we host a Next Chapter book club every Friday afternoon. This small book club offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to read for pleasure and socialize in the community. Registration is required. 516 766-2360 x 4. Caregivers must be present: the group meets in the magazine section on the first floor.

 

   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Babysitting  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex 302   
   

Become a successful babysitter in this two-part workshop.  Registered nurses JoAnn Tanck and Georgette Basso will teach the essentials of infant and child care in Part I.  Home safety will be taught by Oceanside firefighters in Part II.  Certificates will be issued to those who attend both sessions. Please bring a large, soft doll to the first class. This program is being  sponsored by the Oceanside Kiwanis. 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Yoga For Kids (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join our yoga master for a fun-filled class that teaches relaxtion and breathing methods as well as many yoga poses. Participants should wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.  This is part of a four class series.

Registration is required.  Fee: $16.  Caregiver must remain in the building.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Saturday October 7, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Self-Esteem for Girls  
   

Join Girl Scout Skye Margies as she conducts this multi-session program on increasing self-esteem and confidence in girls, Grades 5-8. Presented as part of her Gold Award project. Registration required- call 766-2360 ext 4 or sign-up at the Infomation Desk

 

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Seminar: Landscape Design & Construction  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Landscape consultant Larry Gordon and a group of other landscape and construction professionals offer solutions and ideas for the challenges and enhancement of your property, including ways to treat specific problem areas, design trends, and varied vertical structure ideas to beautify your outdoor living space. Bring pictures.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday October 8, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Sunday Matinee: Gifted  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

A single man raising his child prodigy niece, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother. Chris Evans, Mckenna Grace, and Lindsay Duncan star. 2017, 100 min. Rated PG-13.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday October 9, 2017
     Columbus Day-Library Closed  
    Contact: i   766-2360 x325   
   

Columbus Day-Library Closed


Tuesday October 10, 2017
   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 three week series.

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Book Discussion: Before the Fall by Noah Hawley  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Suspicion surrounds the cause of a fatal plane crash that took the lives of a number of wealthy and powerful people. Discussion leader: Fran Cohen

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Resume Drop in Clininc  
   

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: Quiet Study Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM In the Garden w/Oceanside Garden Club:Composting for the Home Gardener  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Charlie Kemnitzer, Cooperative Extension Master Gardener, shares information on the benefits of composting both for your own garden’s enhancement, and for the greater good of the environment.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday October 11, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Stepping On- A Workshop on Preventing Falls  
    Contact: information desk    766-2360,x325   
   

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Trauma Center presents this series of workshops to help seniors 65 and older learn how to increase balance, prevent falls and maintain independence. Learn how to make your body stronger and your home safer.

Registration is required.  Call 766-2360 x4 or register at the Information Desk. A Healthy Oceanside program

This program starts on June 6th and runs 6 dates: Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27 & July 18 & 25 //  // 10 am-noon

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM 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
   11:15 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
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Get Stitchin'  
    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
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Art of Spain Workshop: Featuring Salvator Dali (Grades 4-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Explore this artist's technique using Surrealism and 3D design.  Take home your own masterpiece.

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! And we have snacks!

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  7:50 PM Tots Night Out: Beep, Beep, Car (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join a Time For Kids for an hour of interactive and educational fun.  Children and adults explore fun activities about transporation together with stories, music, a craft and more!

Registration is required.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

 

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Thursday October 12, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM 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
   11:00 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.

Call 1-800-272-3900 to register. 

A Healthy Oceanside program.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Chocolate Night  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex302   
   

Melt chocolate and dip your favorite goodies -oreos, pretzel rods, potato chips and fruit. Caregiver must be present. 

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

Learn the basics of Spanish, from grammar and pronunciation to commonly used phrases and expressions, in Professor 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 3

Friday October 13, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM 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
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Family Playhooray (Ages 6 mos.- 5yrs.)  
    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
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Next Chapter Adult Reading Group  
   

In partnership with volunteers from Literacy Nassau, we host a Next Chapter book club every Friday afternoon. This small book club offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to read for pleasure and socialize in the community. Registration is required. 516 766-2360 x 4. Caregivers must be present: the group meets in the magazine section on the first floor.

 

   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Yoga For Kids (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join our yoga master for a fun-filled class that teaches relaxtion and breathing methods as well as many yoga poses. Participants should wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.  This is part of a four class series.

Registration is required.  Fee: $16.  Caregiver must remain in the building.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday October 14, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Self-Esteem for Girls  
   

Join Girl Scout Skye Margies as she conducts this multi-session program on increasing self-esteem and confidence in girls, Grades 5-8. Presented as part of her Gold Award project. Registration required- call 766-2360 ext 4 or sign-up at the Infomation Desk

 

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Appraise-a-thon  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Discover the true value of your treasures with Judith Katz-Schwartz, certified appraiser, author, and dealer in antiques and collectibles. Please note: Due to the popularity of this program, registration is limited to one person per household.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday October 16, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 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. 

Registration is required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   11:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Game Time For Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

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

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   11:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Game Time For Adults:Mah Jongg  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Free time for Mah Jongg players.  Please bring your own game pieces.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Monday Movie: Beatriz at Dinner  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Worlds collide when a healthcare practitioner from a poor town in Mexico and a wealthy client find themselves at the same dinner table after her car breaks down. Salma Hayek, John Lithgow, and Connie Britton star. 2017, 82 min. Rated R.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Chicken Pasilla Spanish Empanadas  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex 302   
   

B.O.B. brings a traditional Spanish chicken dish for our teens to make. Combine chicken, pasilla chile, corn, onion and cheese and fill pastry puffs to make a delicious Spanish empanada. 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Monday Movie: Beatriz at Dinner  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Worlds collide when a healthcare practitioner from a poor town in Mexico and a wealthy client find themselves sharing dinner after her car breaks down. Salma Hayek, John Lithgow, and Connie Britton star. 2017, 82 min. Rated R.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday October 17, 2017
   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 three week series.

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tai Chi  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

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 Meditation  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

 Registration required. Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 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. 

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Hands-on Computer Workshop: PowerPoint( 2-part)  
    Contact: Information Desk     
   

Learn how to create exciting computerized presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint, a program that can be used as an aid when giving speeches or presentations. You will be instructed on how to use computer animation and many other facets of this highly useful program. Registration Required. 

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:30 PM  -  8:15 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. 

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Wednesday October 18, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Stepping On- A Workshop on Preventing Falls  
    Contact: information desk    766-2360,x325   
   

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Trauma Center presents this series of workshops to help seniors 65 and older learn how to increase balance, prevent falls and maintain independence. Learn how to make your body stronger and your home safer.

Registration is required.  Call 766-2360 x4 or register at the Information Desk. A Healthy Oceanside program

This program starts on June 6th and runs 6 dates: Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27 & July 18 & 25 //  // 10 am-noon

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM 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
   11:15 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
   12:45 PM  -  1:45 PM Zumba Gold  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Dance to the music with Jill Ackiron-Moses as she leads these classes, designed for active older adults or those with physical limitations, that can improve balance, strength, coordination, flexibility, and cardiovascular health. Registration required. Fee: $20.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Pre-K Craft (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join Ms. Dotty to make a "ghostly" craft!

Registration is required.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

 

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM It's Showtime: Peter Lorre: Hollywood's Unsung Master of Mayhem  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Film historian Keith Crocker traces the life and film career of Peter Lorre, from his earliest days in Hungary, to his rise to stardom in Germany, and his ultimate transformation into Hollywood boogeyman. Lorre's "A" list works include roles alongside Humphrey Bogart and Sidney Greenstreet in Casablanca and The Maltese Falcon.

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

Thursday October 19, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM 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
   11:00 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  -  7:15 PM Full Steam Ahead: Grossology! (Grades 3-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Don't miss this chance to explore some really "gross", but fun experiements!

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The College Timeline  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex 302   
   

Start early and follow a  timeline to maxamize your chances for college admissions. Take the right steps each year in high school. For parents and students. 

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

Learn the basics of Spanish, from grammar and pronunciation to commonly used phrases and expressions, in Professor 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 3

Friday October 20, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM 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
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Family Playhooray (Ages 6 mos.- 5yrs.)  
    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   
   

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
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Next Chapter Adult Reading Group  
   

In partnership with volunteers from Literacy Nassau, we host a Next Chapter book club every Friday afternoon. This small book club offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to read for pleasure and socialize in the community. Registration is required. 516 766-2360 x 4. Caregivers must be present: the group meets in the magazine section on the first floor.

 

   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Yoga For Kids (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join our yoga master for a fun-filled class that teaches relaxtion and breathing methods as well as many yoga poses. Participants should wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.  This is part of a four class series.

Registration is required.  Fee: $16.  Caregiver must remain in the building.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday October 21, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Self-Esteem for Girls  
   

Join Girl Scout Skye Margies as she conducts this multi-session program on increasing self-esteem and confidence in girls, Grades 5-8. Presented as part of her Gold Award project. Registration required- call 766-2360 ext 4 or sign-up at the Infomation Desk

 

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Booker's Birthday Storytime (Ages 2-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Celebrate Booker the Sea Turtle's Birthday with stories, music and a craft a t this "turtle-ly" awesome storytime.

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

 

 

   11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Sea Turtle Canvas Painting (Grades K-2)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Create a sea turtle canvas painting with mixed media.  Wear an old shirt or smock.

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Mosaic Sea Turtle On Glass (Grades 3-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Enjoy creating a sea turtle on glass with agate slices, mixed media and paint.  Wear an old shirt or smock.

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Sea Turtle Seminar  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join Researchers from the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation to learn what we can do to help sea turtles like Booker, live happy healthy lives.  Once you attend this lecture, you can sign up to become a registered beach walker and ehlp the Riverhead Foundation save cold stunned sea turtles!  Light refreshments will be served.

Walk-in program. Registration is not required.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Poetry & Prose/Open Mic  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Poets Peter V. Dugan and Sharon Anderson host these lively literary events that bring together established poets and writers as well as talented new voices. October’s featured poets are Edmund Miller, JR Turek, Eugene Goldin (Rollo Nye), and Arnold Hollander. Writers of all ages are welcome to read up to three samples of their work.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Sunday October 22, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Sunday Concert: The Hambones: Classic Rock  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Lead vocalist and Ringmaster General John Kouri and his bandmates, Scott Milch on drums, John Pizzicarola on guitars, and Steve Soltow on bass, play classic rock tunes made famous by The Beatles, Rolling Stones, The Who, Chuck Berry, Grateful Dead, Elvis, Traveling Wilburys, and Tom Petty. This concert is free and open to the public. Doors will open to the public at 1:30pm. Seating is on a first come basis.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday October 23, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Books and Babies (Ages 4-12 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join us for an 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   
   

A fun 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  -  4:00 PM Game Time For Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

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

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Special Needs KEVA Open Play  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Come join the fun and create a KEVA plank structure on your own, or with a friend.

Registration is required.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

 

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM KEVA Open Play (Grades K-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Come join the fun and create a KEVA plank structure on your own, or with a friend.

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-Two Part  
    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 required. Fee: $28.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Halloween Teens N Tots  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex 302   
   

Come dressed in costume and share a scary story with a young friend. Teens will receive a community service certificate for participation

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Demo: Homebrewed Beer  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Peter Tripp of Homebrews & Handgrenades teaches hobbyists how to make their own favorite cold and frothy beverage.  Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Tuesday October 24, 2017
   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 three week series.

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Teddy Bear Picnic Storytime (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room     
   

Bring your favorite stuffed friend to hear stories, make a craft and fill your belly with something yummy.

Registration is required.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

 

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

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 Meditation  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Registration required. Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Public welcome.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Hands-on Computer Workshop: PowerPoint (Part 2)  
    Contact: Information Desk     
   

Learn how to create exciting computerized presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint, a program that can be used as an aid when giving speeches or presentations. You will be instructed on how to use computer animation and many other facets of this highly useful program. Registration Required.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Wednesday October 25, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Stepping On- A Workshop on Preventing Falls  
    Contact: information desk    766-2360,x325   
   

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Trauma Center presents this series of workshops to help seniors 65 and older learn how to increase balance, prevent falls and maintain independence. Learn how to make your body stronger and your home safer.

Registration is required.  Call 766-2360 x4 or register at the Information Desk. A Healthy Oceanside program

This program starts on June 6th and runs 6 dates: Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27 & July 18 & 25 //  // 10 am-noon

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM 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
   11:15 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
   12:45 PM  -  1:45 PM Zumba Gold  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Dance to the music with Jill Ackiron-Moses as she leads these classes, designed for active older adults or those with physical limitations, that can improve balance, strength, coordination, flexibility, and cardiovascular health. Registration required. Fee: $20.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   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
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Wednesday Matinee: The Promise  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, this film follows the story of a brilliant medical student, a renowned American journalist, and the beautiful woman they are both in love with. Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon, and Christian Bale star. 2016, 135 min. Rated PG-13.

    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
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Mad Science: Glow Show (Grades K-2)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Discover amazing things that glow bright in the dark and come to light!  Take home a "Mad Science Blacklight Writer" to make secret messages.

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

 

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Mad Science: Che-mystery (Grades 3-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Explore chemistry, one of the most exciting and fundamental sciences.  Learn how to break polymer bonds and create soda pop.  Take home your own "Mad Science Dynamic Dish."

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-Two Part  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Registration required. Fee: $28

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday October 26, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM 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
   11:00 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
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Lecture: Religion and Spain  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Spain, where Islam, Christianity, and Judaism coexisted at times harmoniously, and other times with great brutality against those whose religion fell out of favor with those in power. Join Dr. Ronald Brown as he leads this lecture about religion and how it shaped modern day Espana.

 

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Books To Belly  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join Ms. Tara, certified Language Arts teacher, to enjoy a story and craft while learning the venefits of eating healthy.  Dirt Cups will be served.

Food ingredients used in this program:  vanilla greek yogurt, Bitsy's Brainfood - Smart Cookies Orange Chocolate Beet.  These are oganic and nut free!

Registration is reqired.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Decoupage Pumpkin Craft and Candy Kebabs (Grades K-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Design and decorate a "fake" pumpkin for a pretty autumn display, and enjoy making a tasty treat.

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

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

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Candy Apples  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex302   
   

Dip your apple in candy, caramel or chocolate and decorate with crunches, sprinkles, and heath bars. 

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

Learn the basics of Spanish, from grammar and pronunciation to commonly used phrases and expressions, in Professor 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 3

Friday October 27, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM 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
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Family Playhooray (Ages 6 mos.- 5yrs.)  
    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   
   

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
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Next Chapter Adult Reading Group  
   

In partnership with volunteers from Literacy Nassau, we host a Next Chapter book club every Friday afternoon. This small book club offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to read for pleasure and socialize in the community. Registration is required. 516 766-2360 x 4. Caregivers must be present: the group meets in the magazine section on the first floor.

 


Saturday October 28, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Resume Drop in Clininc  
   

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: Quiet Study Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Self-Esteem for Girls  
   

Join Girl Scout Skye Margies as she conducts this multi-session program on increasing self-esteem and confidence in girls, Grades 5-8. Presented as part of her Gold Award project. Registration required- call 766-2360 ext 4 or sign-up at the Infomation Desk

 

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Monday October 30, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Belly Time (Ages 1 mos. - 5 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Spend some quality time with your newborn learning to incorporate songs, rhymes and reading books into your everyday routine.  Tummy time and especially cuddling, we be featured.  Please bring a small blanket to lay your child on.

Registration is required.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

 

 

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   11:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Game Time For Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

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

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   11:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Game Time For Adults:Mah Jongg  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Free time for Mah Jongg players.  Please bring your own game pieces.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Monday Movie: My Cousin Rachel  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

A young Englishman plots revenge against his late cousin's mysterious, beautiful wife, until he falls under the beguiling spell of her charms. Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, and Iain Glen star. 2017, 100 min. Rated PG-13.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Creepy, Crawly, Scary Snacks (Grades K-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Make and take a bite out of your own edible spiders and other spooky nibbles.

Registration is required.  No fee.  Caregiver must remain in the Chidren's Room.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime (Ages 3-7)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Bring your favorite furry friend for a fun evening of stories and a craft. 

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Advisory Group  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360 ex 302   
   

TAG Meeting

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Monday Movie: My Cousin Rachel  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

A young Englishman plots revenge against his late cousin's mysterious, beautiful wife, until he falls under the beguiling spell of her charms. Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, and Iain Glen star. 2017, 100 min. Rated PG-13.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday October 31, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Halloween Storytime (Ages 3-5)  
    Contact: Children's Room     
   

Join us for Halloween stories, music and a craft.  Costumes welcome!

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

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

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 Meditation  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday November 1, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Stepping On- A Workshop on Preventing Falls  
    Contact: information desk    766-2360,x325   
   

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Trauma Center presents this series of workshops to help seniors 65 and older learn how to increase balance, prevent falls and maintain independence. Learn how to make your body stronger and your home safer.

Registration is required.  Call 766-2360 x4 or register at the Information Desk. A Healthy Oceanside program

This program starts on June 6th and runs 6 dates: Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27 & July 18 & 25 //  // 10 am-noon

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Friday November 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
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Next Chapter Adult Reading Group  
   

In partnership with volunteers from Literacy Nassau, we host a Next Chapter book club every Friday afternoon. This small book club offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to read for pleasure and socialize in the community. Registration is required. 516 766-2360 x 4. Caregivers must be present: the group meets in the magazine section on the first floor.

 


Wednesday November 8, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Stepping On- A Workshop on Preventing Falls  
    Contact: information desk    766-2360,x325   
   

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Trauma Center presents this series of workshops to help seniors 65 and older learn how to increase balance, prevent falls and maintain independence. Learn how to make your body stronger and your home safer.

Registration is required.  Call 766-2360 x4 or register at the Information Desk. A Healthy Oceanside program

This program starts on June 6th and runs 6 dates: Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27 & July 18 & 25 //  // 10 am-noon

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Thursday November 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.

Call 1-800-272-3900 to register. 

A Healthy Oceanside program.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Books To Belly  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join Ms. Tara, certified Language Arts teacher, to enjoy a story and craft while learning the venefits of eating healthy.  Participants will be finger-painting and making cranberry rollups.  Please wear a smock or old T-shirt.

Food ingredients used in this program:  TBA

Registration is reqired.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM YA Hold  

Friday November 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
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Next Chapter Adult Reading Group  
   

In partnership with volunteers from Literacy Nassau, we host a Next Chapter book club every Friday afternoon. This small book club offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to read for pleasure and socialize in the community. Registration is required. 516 766-2360 x 4. Caregivers must be present: the group meets in the magazine section on the first floor.

 


Saturday November 11, 2017
     Veteran's Day-Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Veteran's Day-Library Closed.


Friday November 17, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Next Chapter Adult Reading Group  
   

In partnership with volunteers from Literacy Nassau, we host a Next Chapter book club every Friday afternoon. This small book club offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to read for pleasure and socialize in the community. Registration is required. 516 766-2360 x 4. Caregivers must be present: the group meets in the magazine section on the first floor.

 


Wednesday November 22, 2017
     Thanksgiving Eve: Library Hours 9:30am-5pm  
   

Thanksgiving Eve: Library Hours 9:30-5pm


Thursday November 23, 2017
     Thanksgiving Day: Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Thanksgiving Day: Library Closed


Friday November 24, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Next Chapter Adult Reading Group  
   

In partnership with volunteers from Literacy Nassau, we host a Next Chapter book club every Friday afternoon. This small book club offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to read for pleasure and socialize in the community. Registration is required. 516 766-2360 x 4. Caregivers must be present: the group meets in the magazine section on the first floor.

 


Thursday November 30, 2017
     Lecture: South Africa  
    Contact: information desk    7   
   8:45 AM  -  6:45 PM Bus Trip: Radio City Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Enjoy a day in New York City, decked out in holiday splendor. We will arrive early enough that you have time to shop, sightsee, or have lunch on our own before meeting at Radio City to watch the fabulous afternoon Christmas Spectacular Show (doors open at 1pm.  Nonrefundable fee: $90. Registration begins Tuesday, September 5 for Oceanside School District residents, and Tuesday, September 12 for nonresidents. The bus will leave from the Baldwin Public Library at 8:45am, and return at approximately 6:30pm.

    Location: Baldwin Public Library
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Lecture: South Africa  
    Contact: information desk    766-2360,x325   

Friday December 1, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Next Chapter Adult Reading Group  
   

In partnership with volunteers from Literacy Nassau, we host a Next Chapter book club every Friday afternoon. This small book club offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to read for pleasure and socialize in the community. Registration is required. 516 766-2360 x 4. Caregivers must be present: the group meets in the magazine section on the first floor.

 


Friday December 8, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Next Chapter Adult Reading Group  
   

In partnership with volunteers from Literacy Nassau, we host a Next Chapter book club every Friday afternoon. This small book club offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to read for pleasure and socialize in the community. Registration is required. 516 766-2360 x 4. Caregivers must be present: the group meets in the magazine section on the first floor.

 


Wednesday December 13, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Wednesday Matinee: Searching For Sugarman  
    Contact: information desk      
    Wednesday Matinee: Documentary "Searching For Sugarman"

Thursday December 14, 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.

Call 1-800-272-3900 to register. 

A Healthy Oceanside program.

    Location: Meeting Room 3
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Books To Belly  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join Ms. Tara, certified Language Arts teacher, to enjoy a story and craft while learning the venefits of eating healthy.  .

Food ingredients used in this program:  TBA

Registration is reqired.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Friday December 15, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Next Chapter Adult Reading Group  
   

In partnership with volunteers from Literacy Nassau, we host a Next Chapter book club every Friday afternoon. This small book club offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to read for pleasure and socialize in the community. Registration is required. 516 766-2360 x 4. Caregivers must be present: the group meets in the magazine section on the first floor.

 


Friday December 22, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Next Chapter Adult Reading Group  
   

In partnership with volunteers from Literacy Nassau, we host a Next Chapter book club every Friday afternoon. This small book club offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to read for pleasure and socialize in the community. Registration is required. 516 766-2360 x 4. Caregivers must be present: the group meets in the magazine section on the first floor.

 


Sunday December 24, 2017
     Christmas Eve: Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Christmas Eve: Library Closed


Monday December 25, 2017
     Christmas Day: Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Christmas Day: Library Closed


Friday December 29, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Next Chapter Adult Reading Group  
   

In partnership with volunteers from Literacy Nassau, we host a Next Chapter book club every Friday afternoon. This small book club offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to read for pleasure and socialize in the community. Registration is required. 516 766-2360 x 4. Caregivers must be present: the group meets in the magazine section on the first floor.

 


Sunday December 31, 2017
     New Year's Eve: Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

New Year's Eve: Library Closed


Wednesday January 10, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 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

Tuesday January 16, 2018
   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

Monday January 22, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 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. 

Registration is required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday January 25, 2018
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Mad Science: Science Of Toys (Grades K-2)  
    Contact: Children's Room     
   

Learn how some of your favorite toys work and discover the science of motion through fun hands-on activities.  Bring home a glowing "Mad Science Yo-Yo".

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Tuesday January 30, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Discussion With Pizza and Craft (Grades K-2)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Enjoy reading Mr. Putter and Tabby See the Stars by Cynthia Rylant at home, then come to the library to discuss this book over pizza with Allison. Make a craft to take home.

Copies of this book will be available to check-out in the Children's Room.

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

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