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Friday May 27, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Playhooray (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:30 PM  -  3:15 PM Great American Movie: In Harm’s Way  
   

John Wayne & Kirk Douglas star in this WWII saga of war & redemption. 1965. 100 min.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday May 28, 2016
     Memorial Day Weekend-Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Memorial Day Weekend-Library Closed


Sunday May 29, 2016
     Memorial Day Weekend-Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Memorial Day Weekend-Library Closed


Monday May 30, 2016
     Memorial Day Weekend-Library Closed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Memorial Day Weekend-Library Closed


Tuesday May 31, 2016
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tai Chi-Level 2  
    Contact: Information Desk     
   

IN SESSION

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

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

IN SESSION

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday June 1, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Diabetes Self-Management  
   

Wednesdays May 18 through June 22 (week 3)

Presented by South Nassau Communities Hospital, this free six session program will provide you with everything you need to know about diabetes, and how you can help manage it for yourself, or your loved one. A Healthy Oceanside program. Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Introduction to Golf (adult)  
   

INTRODUCTION TO GOLF (ADULTS): AT The Club at Middle Bay//6:00pm

Get an introduction to the game of golf from the staff at The Club at Middle Bay. From the driving range to the putting green, you’ll have a chance to get some hands-on experience and listen to PGA-certified golf pros. Bring your own clubs, or they’ll be provided for you. For adults, 18 and over. Registration required- call 766-2360 x4.


Thursday June 2, 2016
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Help Shape the Library's Future  
   

The community is invited to provide input as we plan for the future of our building and resources. You'll receive a tour of the Library--including non-public areas-- and participate in a discussion about our future. Refreshments will be served

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Help Shape the Library's Future  
   

The community is invited to provide input as we plan for the future of our building and resources. You'll receive a tour of the Library--including non-public areas-- and participate in a discussion about our future. Refreshments will be served

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

Professor Margherita Galofaro’s final series of Italian classes gives students the ability to converse with confidence in a variety of social settings. Registration required

    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 Thursday, June 2 at 7pm. Telephone registration begins Friday, June 3 at 9:30am, space permitting.

Out-of-district registration begins Monday, May 9.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Friday June 3, 2016
   7:00 PM  -  8:40 PM Movie: Big Hero 6 (Sensory Friendly)  
   

Movie: Big Hero 6 (Sensory Friendly)

Young Hiro joins up with his brother’s inflatable robot Baymax, and a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes. (2014) PG 102 min.

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday June 4, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Yoga for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Greet the day with registered yoga instructor MaryClare Chiofalo in her early morning classes. Add strength and flexibility through a flowing series of poses designed to calm one’s body and reduce stress levels. Participants must bring their own mats. Registration required  //  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday June 5, 2016
   1:30 PM  -  3:35 PM Film: Creed  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed. Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone star. 2016, 133min. Rated PG-13.
    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday June 6, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM Toy Time (Ages 18 mos. - 4 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

Have fun with your toddler at this relaxed program of free play and circle time with Ms. Jen.

Registration required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Canasta for Beginners  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Instructor Donna Miller-Small takes participants through the rules and strategy of this increasingly popular game.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Film: Learning to Drive  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    A successful Manhattan book editor takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor after the breakup of her marriage, and learns to take control of her life. Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley star. 2014, 90min. Rated R. Viewer discretion is advised.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Hola! Say Hello To Spanish (Ages 3-5 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

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

Registration required.  Fee: $15.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Film: Learning to Drive  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

A successful Manhattan book editor takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor after the breakup of her marriage, and learns to take control of her life. Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley star. 2014, 90min. Rated R. Viewer discretion is advised.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday June 7, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Playhooray (Ages 6-18 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room
   11:15 AM  -  12:10 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 beginners series. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear. Registration required  //  Fee: $20

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Fit & Fabulous  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Lecture: Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention  
   

Presented by Dr. Erica B. Sneider, a board certified colon and rectal surgeon, this Healthy Oceanside program addresses colonoscopies and the steps you can take to prevent colon cancer.  Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Wednesday June 8, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Diabetes Self-Management  
   

Wednesdays May 18 through June 22 (week 4)

Presented by South Nassau Communities Hospital, this free six session program will provide you with everything you need to know about diabetes, and how you can help manage it for yourself, or your loved one. A Healthy Oceanside program. Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Time For Tots (Ages 18 mos.- 5yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Senior Citizen Photo Identification Program  
   

The County of Nassau & Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano are providing free Senior Citizen photo identification cards.  These free senior citizen identification cards include a photo, name, address, phone number, birthdate and emergency contact information. The Cards are a convenient way to keep important information on a single, wallet sized ID card.  The ID card serves as an important tool in the event of an emergency as it allows first responders to quickly identify you and the person that should be contacted about your situation.

Photos and cards will be processed on-site and residents will take their free senior citizen photo ID card home from the event.  Each resident participating in the program will also receive information on life-saving County programs, including Smart911, Vial of Life and Yellow Dot.

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

Join Miss Dotty to make a "Grrreat" Father's Day gift.

Registration required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Introduction to Golf (tweens)  
   

INTRODUCTION TO GOLF (Grades 4-8 ): At The Club at Middle Bay//6:00pm

Get an introduction to the game of golf from the staff at The Club at Middle Bay. From the driving range to the putting green, you’ll have a chance to get some hands-on experience and listen to PGA-certified golf pros. Bring your own clubs, or they’ll be provided for you. For grades 4-8. Caregiver must remain present. Registration required- call 766-2360 x4. Registration for this program starts May 26th.

   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Calling all Crafters  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Join other crafters in this open and casual setting. Bring in a craft project you are working on currently, or start something new. Please bring your own supplies.
    Location: Meeting Room 3

Thursday June 9, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Playhooray (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM It's Showtime! Woody Allen: The Early Years  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Take a look at the life and early career of Woody Allen, from his start as a comedy writer on Sid Caesar’s Your Show of Shows, to stand-up comedian, to writer, actor, and director of plays and films. Former CBS videotape editor Jack Schnur opens his vault of clips of Woody’s comedy routines from the 60s, interviews with family, friends and co-workers including Diane Keaton and Dick Cavett, and clips from such films as Take the Money and Run, Bananas, Annie Hall, Sleeper, and Manhattan.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Big History: 13.8 Billion Years of History in Under an Hour  
   

 How did the death of stars billions of years ago impact every civilization in history and shape our lives today?  How can we use the basic concepts we learned in history and science classes to reexamine the way we view the world around and us and think about the future? What can common objects tell us about our history and the history of the universe?

Get the answers to these questions by joining NYS award winning educators and national Big History teacher leaders; Jason Manning and Todd Nussen along with NYS Social Studies Supervisor of the year, Mitch Bickman, on a journey through time and space.  Big History is a concept developed by Australian professor, David Christian, and made popular by the History Channel.  

 

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

IN SESSION

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

    Location: Meeting Room 3

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

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

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

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

Join other crafters in this open and casual setting. Bring in a craft project you are working on currently, or start something new. Please bring your own supplies.

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

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

Registration required.  Fee: $8.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

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

IN SESSION

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday June 12, 2016
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Concert: The Steel Silk Band  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Comprised of nine top musicians and vocalists, The Steel Silk Band brings down the house covering many of the biggest songs made famous by some of the best known artists through the decades including the Doobie Brothers, Styx, Heart, Whitney Houston, Alicia Keys, and Billy Joel. This concert is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 1:30pm. Seating is on a first come basis.
    Location: Meeting Room 1

Monday June 13, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Books and Babies (Ages 4-12 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

This early literacy program showcases nursery rhymes and music.

Registration Required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Leap Into Learning (Ages 18 - 30 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

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

Registration required.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Hola! Say Hello To Spanish (Ages 3-5 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

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

Registration required.  Fee: $15.

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Father's Day Mosaic Tie  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Create a mosaic tie with a special Father’s Day message.

 

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Tuesday June 14, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Playhooray (Ages 6-18 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room
   11:15 AM  -  12:10 PM Tai Chi-Level 2  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Fit & Fabulous  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Book Discussion: Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The intimacy of a relationship between two seniors becomes the major topic of gossip in their small town. Jane Shapiro leads this discussion.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM In the Garden w/Oceanside Garden Club: The Art of Flower Arranging  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Theresa Soto of Flowers by Voegler demonstrates how to create effortless looking arrangements that have that just-picked-from-the-garden look.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday June 15, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Diabetes Self-Management  
   

Wednesdays May 18 through June 22 (week 5)

Presented by South Nassau Communities Hospital, this free six session program will provide you with everything you need to know about diabetes, and how you can help manage it for yourself, or your loved one. A Healthy Oceanside program. Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Time For Tots (Ages 18 mos.- 5yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

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

IN SESSION

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Workshop with Barbara Novack  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Barbara Novack, writer-in-residence at Molloy College, hosts these highly regarded workshops for writers of fiction, non-fiction, memoir, and poetry. Writers of all levels of experience are welcome. Please bring writing supplies.
    Location: Meeting Room 2

Thursday June 16, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Playhooray (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

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

Make a fun Father's Day craft with Miss Joanne.

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

   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM The School of Rock  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Don’t just listen to the band, be in the band!  The School of Rock Rockville Centre will host a music clinic designed for rockers of all musical skill levels.  Take a journey with us thru some of Rock n Roll’s incredible guitarists, bassists, drummers, vocalists and pianists. Watch a live performance by our House Band and explore your musical side with an introductory music lesson.  We will have you rocking!

 

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

IN SESSION

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

    Location: Meeting Room 2

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

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Film Classic: The Bride Came C.O.D.  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    A charter pilot is hired by a wealthy tycoon to track down his runaway daughter and prevent her from marrying a gold digging band leader. James Cagney and Bette Davis star. 1941, 92min.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Yoga For Kids (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Storyhour Room   516-766-2369, x2   
   

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

Registration required.  Fee: $8.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday June 18, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Yoga for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday June 19, 2016
     Father's Day: Library Closed  
   

Father's Day: Library Closed


Monday June 20, 2016
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Film: Concussion  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    The film is based on the true story of a forensic pathologist who discovered CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) in football players, and the uphill battle he faced in bringing the information to the public. Will Smith and Alec Baldwin star. 2015, 122min. Rated PG-13.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Film: Concussion  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The film is based on the true story of a forensic pathologist who discovered CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) in football players, and the uphill battle he faced in bringing the information to the public. Will Smith and Alec Baldwin star. 2015, 122min. Rated PG-13.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Hola! Say Hello To Spanish (Ages 3-5 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

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

Registration required.  Fee: $15.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Film: Concussion  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The film is based on the true story of a forensic pathologist who discovered CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) in football players, and the uphill battle he faced in bringing the information to the public. Will Smith and Alec Baldwin star. 2015, 122min. Rated PG-13.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday June 21, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Playhooray (Ages 6-18 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room
   11:15 AM  -  12:10 PM Tai Chi-Level 2  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Fit & Fabulous  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday June 22, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Diabetes Self-Management  
   

Wednesdays May 18 through June 22 (week 6)

Presented by South Nassau Communities Hospital, this free six session program will provide you with everything you need to know about diabetes, and how you can help manage it for yourself, or your loved one. A Healthy Oceanside program. Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Time For Tots (Ages 18 mos.- 5yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Meet the Author: Reed Farrel Coleman  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

The Library kicks off its Adult Summer Reading Club with a special event starring the critically acclaimed and award-¬winning mystery writer Reed Farrel Coleman. He is the author of fourteen novels, and creator of the popular Moe Prager detective series. Mr. Coleman will discuss his latest book, Where It Hurts, copies of which will be available for sale/signing at the end of the program. Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday June 23, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Playhooray (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Lecture: The Art of Cuba  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Ines Powell explores the rich diversity of Cuban art from pre-Columbian times to the mid-twentieth century that reflects the island’s history and influences by European, African, and American cultures. Included will be a virtual tour of The National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana, whose galleries house a collection of objects from the ancient world, works by European masters, and examples from Cuba’s own vanguard movements.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Italian for Beginners-Part 3  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

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

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Friday June 24, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Playhooray (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday June 25, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Yoga for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday June 26, 2016
     Library Closed  
   

Library Closed


Monday June 27, 2016
   9:30 AM  -  9:00 PM Children's Summer Reading Club In-Person Registration Begins  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, READ!  Join the 2016 Summer Reading Club.  Avoid summer-slide.  Have fun reading and receive weekly prizes.  Guess the candy jars! Win a raffle! Exciting programs!

Sign-up in the Children's Room any time the library is open.  Reporting begins July 5th and ends August 13th, 2016.

 

 

 

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Summer Kickoff with Jenga  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Get in the Game with Giant Jenga and make some Jenga cookies to take home. Raffle prizes and refreshments will be served.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday June 28, 2016
   11:15 AM  -  12:10 PM Tai Chi-Level 2  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Fit & Fabulous  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Library Board of Trustees Meeting-Public Invited

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Reading Club Kick-Off Show (Ages 3 and up)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

On your mark, get set, for the wacky, zany, magic and comedy of Jim McClenahan.  Guaranteed laughter and fun for the family! 

Registration Required. No fee.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday June 29, 2016
   1:30 PM  -  3:40 PM Matinee: The Big Short  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Based on Michael Lewis’ non-fiction book, a group of financial hot shots conspire to capitalize on the financial crisis of 2007/08. Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, and Brad Pitt star. 2015, 130min. Rated R. Viewer discretion is advised.
    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday June 30, 2016
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Coloring for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Treat yourself to some free time to color, listen to music, enjoy a cup of herbal tea and snacks, and socialize. We’ll supply an assortment of coloring sheets and colored pencils.
    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Coloring for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

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

    Location: 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 Thursday, June 30 at 7pm. Telephone registration begins Friday, July 1 at 9:30am, space permitting.

Out-of-district registration begins Tuesday, July 5.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Saturday July 2, 2016
     Independence Day Weekend: Library Closed  
   

Independence Day Weekend: Library Closed


Sunday July 3, 2016
     Independence Day Weekend: Library Closed  
   

Independence Day Weekend: Library Closed


Monday July 4, 2016
     Independence Day: Library Closed  
   

Independence Day: Library Closed


Tuesday July 5, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Playhooray (Ages 6-18 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room

Wednesday July 6, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Teens 'N' Tots (Ages 3-6 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Teens read to tots at this special morning storytime.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Time For Tots (Ages 18 mos.- 5yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM It's Showtime! The Versatile James Cagney  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    The cinema’s quintessential tough guy, James Cagney was also an accomplished hoofer and easily played light comedy. Known for his energetic performances, distinctive vocal style, and deadpan comic timing, he won acclaim and major awards for a wide variety of performances including The Public Enemy and Angels with Dirty Faces. Join Marc Courtade in this tribute to America’s own Yankee Doodle Dandy.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Lego Club  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Teens will help young builders join the LEGO fun!  Teens will receive community service credit for participation.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Thursday July 7, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Playhooray (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Creative Writing Workshop with Barbara Novack  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Join Barbara Novack, writer-in-residence at Molloy College, in her popular summer series of workshops for fiction, non-fiction, memoir, and poetry writers of all levels. Please bring writing supplies.
    Location: Meeting Room 2
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Live TV Game Show (Grades 1-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

A simulated, real TV game show complete with a game show host, electronic scoring, countdown clock and the physical challenge round.  A combination of age appropriate "Jeopardy" and "Beat the Clock", the the Live T.V. Game Show is fast paced, educational and fun for all children entering grades 1 to 6 with an adult.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   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 2
   7:45 PM  -  8:45 PM Brain Challenge TV Show  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Challenge your friends in this exciting, fast-paced TV-style game show. Win prizes. Refreshments will be served

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Friday July 8, 2016
     Library Hours: 9:30AM - 5PM  
   

Library Hours: 9:30AM - 5PM

   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Tech Help from Teen Tutors  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Get help from tech savvy teen volunteers with your computer or smart device questions.  Apple users: Please bring your Apple ID log-in information.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM TeenTechHelp  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Oceanside teens needed to help patrons load APPS on iPhone, iPad, and other devices.Patrons must bring their Apple ID Log-in information. Teens will receive community service credit for participation.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Playhooray (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Yoga For Kids (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2369, x2   
   

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

Registration required.  Fee: $20.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday July 9, 2016
     Bowling & Bagels  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Start your Saturday morning with bowling. Includes two hours of bowling plus shoe rental. Bagels, juice and coffee will be supplied. This program will be held at the RVC Bowling Lanes.

    Location: RVC Lane

Sunday July 10, 2016
     Library Closed  
   

Library Closed


Monday July 11, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM Toy Time (Ages 18 mos. - 4 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Have fun with your toddler at this relaxed program of free play and circle time with Ms. Jen.

Registration required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Film: The Danish Girl  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    This film is based on the real-life story of Einar Wegener, a Danish artist who 70 years ago became the first man to undergo a sex-change operation. Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander star. 2015, 119min. Rated R. Viewer discretion is advised.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Hairstyles  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Braids, buns, ponytails. Learn some easy ways to pizzazz your summer hair.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Film: The Danish Girl  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

This film is based on the real-life story of Einar Wegener, a Danish artist who 70 years ago became the first man to undergo a sex-change operation. Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander star. 2015, 119min. Rated R. Viewer discretion is advised.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday July 12, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Playhooray (Ages 6-18 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Book Discussion: Best Boy by Eli Gottlieb  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Janet Schneider leads this discussion about an autistic man residing in an assisted-living facility who yearns to return to the home and life of his childhood.
    Location: Meeting Room 2
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Mad Science Seeking Our Senses (Grades K-2)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Sniff out the science of your five senses and take home a "Mad Science Taste Test Kit".  Caregiver must remain in the Children's Room.

Registration required. No fee.

 

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The Savvy Sightseer: Going Solo  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Independent travel can be exciting and liberating. Jeanne Schnupp, the Savvy Sightseer, shares her experiences of travelling solo, its advantages (and challenges), and offers tips on staying safe, avoiding the single supplement, touring, dining, and dress.
    Location: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday July 13, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Teens N Tots  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Meet once a week and share the joy of books with a new friend.  Teens will receive community service credit for participation.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Teens 'N' Tots (Ages 3-6 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Teens read to tots at this special morning storytime.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Pre-K Summer Story and Craft (Ages 3-6 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Hear a fun summer story and color your own tropical drink cup to take to the beach or pool.  Caregiver must attend.

Registration required.  No fee.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Calling all Crafters  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Join other crafters in this open and casual setting. Bring in a craft project you are working on currently, or start something new. Please bring your own supplies.
    Location: Meeting Room 3
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Lego Club  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Teens will help young builders join the LEGO fun!  Teens will receive community service credit for participation.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM BBQ with Brian Collins  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Pitmaster Brian Collins brings his 10 foot smoker to Schoolhouse Green where he will be serving up some smokin’ good BBQ recipes and samples. Bring your appetite. @ Schoolhouse Green, 65 Foxhurst Road.  Registration required  //  Fee: $5

    Location: Schoolhouse Green

Thursday July 14, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Playhooray (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Author Talk: The NYPD's First Fifty Years: Politicians, Police Commissioners, and Patrolmen  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Meet Bernard Whalen, NYPD lieutenant and author, as he discusses his book about the development and evolution of America’s largest police department. Learn about the people who left a lasting mark on its history, and explore the backroom dealings and hidden history that set the scene for the modern NYPD.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Sports Pennant Craft (Grades K-2)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Color your own sports pennant to bring home.  Caregiver must remain in the Children's Room.

 

Registration required.  No fee.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Cupcake Wars  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Create cupcakes using the ingredients provided and compete for the best cupcake. Prizes will be awarded.

    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 July 15, 2016
     Library Hours: 9:30AM - 5PM  
   

Library Hours: 9:30AM - 5PM

   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Tech Help from Teen Tutors  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Get help from tech savvy teen volunteers with your computer or smart device questions.  Apple users: Please bring your Apple ID log-in information.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM TeenTechHelp  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Oceanside teens needed to help patrons load APPS on iPhone, iPad, and other devices.Patrons must bring their Apple ID Log-in information. Teens will receive community service credit for participation.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Playhooray (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

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

Join other crafters in this open and casual setting. Bring in a craft project you are working on currently, or start something new. Please bring your own supplies.

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

Play Bingo games and make ice cream sundaes!

Registration Required.  No fee.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Yoga For Kids (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2369, x2   
   

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

Registration required.  Fee: $20.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday July 17, 2016
     Library Closed  
   

Library Closed


Monday July 18, 2016
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Keva Club  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Teens will help young builders with Keva planks. Teens will receive community service credit for participation.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM KEVA! Open Play (Grades K-2)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Have fun creating your own structure by stacking Keva planks.

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM KEVA! Open Play (Grades 3-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360 x2   
   

Create a Keva plank structure on your own or with a friend.

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

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Sport Waste Paper Basket Craft (Grades 3-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join Miss Sarah to make your own sport waste paper basket.

Registration required.  No fee.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Amusement Park Physics  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Discover the world of physics and understand the forces behind bumper cars, roller coasters and other rides.i

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Tuesday July 19, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Playhooray (Ages 6-18 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bingo for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Try your luck at our new summer Bingo Bonanza for fun, prizes, and treats. Registration required

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

Try your luck at our new summer Bingo Bonanza for fun, prizes, and treats. Registration required

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mystery Book Discussion (Grades 4-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Enjoy reading Madhattan Mystery by John J. Bonk on your own.  Then come to the library to discuss it with Miss Mariel over pizza!  Copies of this book are available for check-out at the Children's Desk.

Registration required.  No fee.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Wednesday July 20, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Teens N Tots  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Meet once a week and share the joy of books with a new friend.  Teens will receive community service credit for participation.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Teens 'N' Tots (Ages 3-6 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Teens read to tots at this special morning storytime.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   1:30 PM  -  3:45 PM Matinee: Star Wars-The Force Awakens  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    A ragtag group of new and veteran resistance fighters join forces to battle the evil Galactic Empire’s latest threat. Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, and John Boyega star. 2015, 135 min. Rated PG-13.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Lego Club  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Teens will help young builders join the LEGO fun!  Teens will receive community service credit for participation.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Hands-On Computer Workshop: Excel  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Learn all about Microsoft’s popular spreadsheet program for data management. Please note: For experienced computer users.  Two-part class-July 20 & 27  //  Registration required  //  Fee: $10

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Thursday July 21, 2016
   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Creative Writing Workshop with Barbara Novack  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Join Barbara Novack, writer-in-residence at Molloy College, in her popular summer series of workshops for fiction, non-fiction, memoir, and poetry writers of all levels. Please bring writing supplies.
    Location: Meeting Room 2
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Books To Belly (Ages 3-5 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Join Tara, certified Language Arts teacher, to enjoy a story and craft while learning the benefits of eating healthily.  Kids will make their own berry smoothies too.  Caregiver must attend.

Registration required.  No fee.

    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 July 22, 2016
     Library Hours: 9:30AM - 5PM  
   

Library Hours: 9:30AM - 5PM

   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Tech Help from Teen Tutors  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Get help from tech savvy teen volunteers with your computer or smart device questions.  Apple users: Please bring your Apple ID log-in information.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM TeenTechHelp  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Oceanside teens needed to help patrons load APPS on iPhone, iPad, and other devices.Patrons must bring their Apple ID Log-in information. Teens will receive community service credit for participation.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Playhooray (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Walk-In-Fun and (Board) Games (Grades K-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Have fun playing all of your favorite games at the Library, and make a new friend!  We have Mousetrap, Lego Ninjago, Candy Land, Jumanji, and others.  Caregivers must remain in the Children's Room.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Yoga For Kids (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2369, x2   
   

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

Registration required.  Fee: $20.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday July 24, 2016
     Library Closed  
   

Library Closed


Monday July 25, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Books and Babies (Ages 4-12 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

This early literacy program showcases nursery rhymes and music.

Registration Required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Leap Into Learning (Ages 18 - 30 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360 x2   
   

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

Registration required.  No fee.  Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   1:30 PM  -  2:45 PM Film: Lady in the Van  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    This film tells the true story about a man who forms a special bond with an eccentric homeless woman who lives in a dilapidated van parked in his driveway. Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings star. 2015, 104min. Rated PG-13.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Film: Lady in the Van  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

This film tells the true story about a man who forms a special bond with an eccentric homeless woman who lives in a dilapidated van parked in his driveway. Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings star. 2015, 104min. Rated PG-13.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday July 26, 2016
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Coloring for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

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

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Library Board of Trustees Meeting: Public Invited

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Coloring for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

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

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Wednesday July 27, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Teens 'N' Tots (Ages 3-6 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Teens read to tots at this special morning storytime.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Hands-On Computer Workshop: Excel  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

IN SESSION

Learn all about Microsoft’s popular spreadsheet program for data management. Please note: For experienced computer users.  

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Thursday July 28, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Playhooray (Ages 18 mos.- 4yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2360, x2   
   

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

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Travelogue: Cuba  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Take an armchair trip to Cuba with travel professionals Lois Howes and Steve Powers as they explore the island’s historic sites, foods, music, and art. Learn about the latest travel opportunities and regulations, necessary travel documents, accommodations, and purchasing and payment options.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   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 July 29, 2016
     Library Hours: 9:30AM - 5PM  
   

Library Hours: 9:30AM - 5PM

   1:30 PM  -  3:25 PM Film Classic: White Heat  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    A ruthless criminal with an unusually close relationship to his domineering mother makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a payroll heist. James Cagney and Virginia Mayo star. 1949, 114min.
    Location: Meeting Room 1
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Walk-In-Fun and (Board) Games (Grades K-6)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

Have fun playing all of your favorite games at the Library, and make a new friend!  We have Mousetrap, Lego Ninjago, Candy Land, Jumanji, and others.  Caregivers must remain in the Children's Room.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Yoga For Kids (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2369, x2   
   

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

Registration required.  Fee: $20.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Saturday July 30, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Defensive Driving w/Empire Safety Council  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

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

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday July 31, 2016
     Library Closed  
   

Library Closed


Wednesday August 3, 2016
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Lecture: Mikhail Baryshnikov: Portrait of the Artist  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Marilyn Carmino traces the fascinating life and career of Mikhail Baryshnikov, considered to be one of the greatest ballet dancers in history. Born in Soviet occupied Latvia, he defected to Canada in 1974 to dance with major ballet companies around the world. A successful stage and film actor as well, Baryshnikov was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for his role in The Turning Point.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday August 4, 2016
   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Creative Writing Workshop with Barbara Novack  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join Barbara Novack, writer-in-residence at Molloy College, in her popular summer series of workshops for fiction, non-fiction, memoir, and poetry writers of all levels. Please bring writing supplies.

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Live Animal Show  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Learn about animal adaptations, lifestyles and conservation as you meet the animals face-to-face. This program will take place at the Center for Science & Learning at Tanglewood Preserve. Parent must drop-off and pick-up.

    Location: Tanglewood Preserve
   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

Friday August 5, 2016
     Library Hours: 9:30AM - 5PM  
   

Library Hours: 9:30AM - 5PM

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Yoga For Kids (Ages 6-12 yrs.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   516-766-2369, x2   
   

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

Registration required.  Fee: $20.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday August 7, 2016
     Library Closed  
   

Library Closed


Monday August 8, 2016
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Film: Room  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Held captive for seven years, a woman and her young son experience the joy and freedom of the outside world. Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay star. 2015, 118min. Rated R. Viewer discretion is advised.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Film: Room  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Held captive for seven years, a woman and her young son experience the joy and freedom of the outside world. Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay star. 2015, 118min. Rated R. Viewer discretion is advised.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday August 9, 2016
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Book Discussion: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    In a split narrative, a couple’s reflections of their long marriage are recounted quite differently, depending on who is telling the story. Janet Schneider leads this discussion.
    Location: Meeting Room 2

Wednesday August 10, 2016
   2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM It's Showtime! Naomi Zeitlin: You've Got A Friend-A Tribute to Carole King and James Taylor  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Diva Naomi Zeitlin pays tribute to two of our favorite singer/songwriters, Carole King and James Taylor, by performing some of their most famous songs including “Up On the Roof,” “Fire and Rain,” and “Sweet Baby James.”

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Calling all Crafters  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join other crafters in this open and casual setting. Bring in a craft project you are working on currently, or start something new. Please bring your own supplies.

    Location: Meeting Room 3

Thursday August 11, 2016
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Olympic Cake  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Using buttercream and fondant create the USA flag & Olympic rings on your masterpiece.

    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

Friday August 12, 2016
     Library Hours: 9:30AM - 5PM  
   

Library Hours: 9:30AM - 5PM

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

Join other crafters in this open and casual setting. Bring in a craft project you are working on currently, or start something new. Please bring your own supplies.

    Location: Meeting Room 3

Saturday August 13, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SAT Practice Test  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Take a practice test of the New SAT exam.  Experience the changes

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday August 14, 2016
     Library Closed  
   

Library Closed


Monday August 15, 2016
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Books and Babies (Ages 4-12 mos.)  
    Contact: Children's Room   (516) 766-2360, x2   
   

This early literacy program showcases nursery rhymes and music.

Registration Required. No fee. Caregiver must attend.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room

Tuesday August 16, 2016
   2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Painting for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Enjoy an artistic afternoon with Joanne Manning and learn the basics of how to work with acrylic paints, including color mixing and form structure, to create your very own masterpiece. Registration Required  //  Materials Fee: $10 (cash only)

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Wednesday August 17, 2016
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bingo for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
    Try your luck at our new summer Bingo Bonanza for fun, prizes, and treats.
    Location: Meeting Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Bingo for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Try your luck at our new summer Bingo Bonanza for fun, prizes, and treats.

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Thursday August 18, 2016
   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Creative Writing Workshop with Barbara Novack  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

Join Barbara Novack, writer-in-residence at Molloy College, in her popular summer series of workshops for fiction, non-fiction, memoir, and poetry writers of all levels. Please bring writing supplies.

    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 2

Friday August 19, 2016
     Library Hours: 9:30AM - 5PM  
   

Library Hours: 9:30AM - 5PM

   1:30 PM  -  3:10 PM Film Classic: The Lady Vanishes  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

A beautiful English tourist, travelling by train in continental Europe, discovers that her elderly travelling companion seems to have disappeared. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave. 1938, 97min.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Sunday August 21, 2016
     Library Closed  
   

Library Closed


Monday August 22, 2016
   1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM Film: The Finest Hours  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

This film chronicles the true account of the 1952 United States Coast Guard rescue of the SS Pendleton, after it split apart during a nor’easter off the New England coast. 2016, 117min. Chris Pine and Casey Affleck star. Rated PG-13.

    Location: Meeting Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Film: The Finest Hours  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

This film chronicles the true account of the 1952 United States Coast Guard rescue of the SS Pendleton, after it split apart during a nor’easter off the New England coast. 2016, 117min. Chris Pine and Casey Affleck star. Rated PG-13.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Tuesday August 23, 2016
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Coloring for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

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

    Location: Meeting Room 2
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Keva Club  
    Contact: Information Desk   516-766-2360   
   

Teens will help young builders with Keva planks. Teens will receive community service credit for participation.

    Location: Children's Storyhour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Coloring for Adults  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

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

    Location: Meeting Room 2

Wednesday August 24, 2016
   1:30 PM  -  3:45 PM Movie Matinee: Race  
    Contact: Information Desk   766-2360 x325   
   

This biopic film tells the story of Jesse Owens and his record-breaking performance at the 1936 Olympic Games held in Berlin. Stephan James, William Hurt and Jeremy Irons star. 2016, 134min. Rated PG-13.

    Location: Meeting Room 1

Thursday August 25, 2016
   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

Friday August 26, 2016
     Library Hours: 9:30AM - 5PM  
   

Library Hours: 9:30AM - 5PM


Sunday August 28, 2016
     Library Closed  
   

Library Closed


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