Please note: A child's own library card is REQUIRED in order to register for Children's programs.  

 

Saturday December 14, 2019 - Tuesday January 28, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Memories Captured
Judy Friedman Art Exhibit
Main Gallery

 

"I welcome the opportunity to share my artwork. 
Through my work, I have tried to recreate places that I have visited and objects that I treasure. 
I use the contrast of lights and darks to guide me in my renderings. 
I hope you will come and enjoy viewing my work."

 

Join Judy for her Opening Reception on Sunday, December 15 at 3:30 p.m. in the Lower Lobby Gallery.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby Art Gallery

 

"I welcome the opportunity to share my artwork. 
Through my work, I have tried to recreate places that I have visited and objects that I treasure. 
I use the contrast of lights and darks to guide me in my renderings. 
I hope you will come and enjoy viewing my work."

 

Join Judy for her Opening Reception on Sunday, December 15 at 3:30 p.m. in the Lower Lobby Gallery.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby Art Gallery

Wednesday January 1, 2020 - Tuesday March 31, 2020
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
3D Printing @ Parkville!

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3D Printing @ Parkville!

The Parkville branch now has a 3D printer! Call us on ext. 258 to setup an appointment for a one-on-one class to design one of our monthly projects. 

January: Design a Custom Bookmark (January 9 to January 31, by appointment only)

February: Design a Valentine’s Heart (February 17 to 21, by appointment only)

March: Design a St. Patrick’s Shamrock (March 23 to March 29 by appointment only)

 
CONTACT: STEM Lab  516-466-8055 ext 230  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Reference Area

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3D Printing @ Parkville!

The Parkville branch now has a 3D printer! Call us on ext. 258 to setup an appointment for a one-on-one class to design one of our monthly projects. 

January: Design a Custom Bookmark (January 9 to January 31, by appointment only)

February: Design a Valentine’s Heart (February 17 to 21, by appointment only)

March: Design a St. Patrick’s Shamrock (March 23 to March 29 by appointment only)

 
CONTACT:
  STEM Lab
  516.466.8055 ext 230
  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Reference Area

Friday January 17, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Baby Ballet

These structured classes offer a magical introduction into the world of ballet!

For Walkers - 4 years old with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2, 9:30 am Online Only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes that following dates: January 10, January 17, January 24 and January 31.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

These structured classes offer a magical introduction into the world of ballet!

For Walkers - 4 years old with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2, 9:30 am Online Only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes that following dates: January 10, January 17, January 24 and January 31.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Parkville Yoga
facilitated by Carolyn Carpentiere

Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind. Studies have shown that yoga and meditation have remarkable healing effects for those who practice.

Open to all levels, this 60 minute class will promote flexibility, strength and balance for your body and mind. Bring a yoga mat, meditation pillow to sit on, water bottle and small towel.  Dress in comfortable clothing.

Carolyn Carpentiere is passionate about mind-body health and it is her belief that it holds the solution to most all health problems. Carolyn received her 200-hour yoga certification at Long Island Yoga School in 2009 and has continued to work in and study many other holistic solutions to health including Mindfulness Meditation and Reiki. She has studied at Kripalu in the Berkshires, Yoga International and the Open Center in NYC. She has passion for learning solutions to help people connect to their innate healing potential.  Carolyn teaches at gyms, clinical centers, corporations and privately in the NY area.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only at the Parkville Branch only.  Registration begins Monday, January 6 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind. Studies have shown that yoga and meditation have remarkable healing effects for those who practice.

Open to all levels, this 60 minute class will promote flexibility, strength and balance for your body and mind. Bring a yoga mat, meditation pillow to sit on, water bottle and small towel.  Dress in comfortable clothing.

Carolyn Carpentiere is passionate about mind-body health and it is her belief that it holds the solution to most all health problems. Carolyn received her 200-hour yoga certification at Long Island Yoga School in 2009 and has continued to work in and study many other holistic solutions to health including Mindfulness Meditation and Reiki. She has studied at Kripalu in the Berkshires, Yoga International and the Open Center in NYC. She has passion for learning solutions to help people connect to their innate healing potential.  Carolyn teaches at gyms, clinical centers, corporations and privately in the NY area.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only at the Parkville Branch only.  Registration begins Monday, January 6 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Project Independence Men's Group

Project Independence provides and opportunities for seniors that enable them to live independently while maintaining socially active and healthy lives, including help with health related issues, caregiver support, transportation needs for shopping, doctor's appointments, food and nutrition, and access to venefit and financial assistance.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

Project Independence provides and opportunities for seniors that enable them to live independently while maintaining socially active and healthy lives, including help with health related issues, caregiver support, transportation needs for shopping, doctor's appointments, food and nutrition, and access to venefit and financial assistance.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Sign Language for Cruisers

Your child has so much to say! Using a few easy to learn signs in your daily routine can help you communicate with your pre-verbal baby or toddler. If your toddler is already speaking, signing can help cognitive, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. Using true American Sign Language signs, we can sing, sign, and play our way into learning. 

For ages 10 months to 5 years with parent or caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2 @ 9:30am Online Only and 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes the following dates: January 10, January 17, January 24, January 31, February 7, February 14, February 28, March 6, March 13 and March 20

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Your child has so much to say! Using a few easy to learn signs in your daily routine can help you communicate with your pre-verbal baby or toddler. If your toddler is already speaking, signing can help cognitive, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. Using true American Sign Language signs, we can sing, sign, and play our way into learning. 

For ages 10 months to 5 years with parent or caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2 @ 9:30am Online Only and 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes the following dates: January 10, January 17, January 24, January 31, February 7, February 14, February 28, March 6, March 13 and March 20

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room


 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Basic Microsoft Office: Word II

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Basic Microsoft Office: Word II 

Learn the basics of Microsoft Office. Word is a simple document-writing software. In this class, we will further learn about some of the basics of Word, such as how to aline documents, insert images and much more!

Registration preferred. If space is available, walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Registration for January programs begins on December 23 at 9:00 AM.

 
CONTACT: STEM Lab  516-466-8055 ext 230  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab
There are 5 spaces available.

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Basic Microsoft Office: Word II 

Learn the basics of Microsoft Office. Word is a simple document-writing software. In this class, we will further learn about some of the basics of Word, such as how to aline documents, insert images and much more!

Registration preferred. If space is available, walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Registration for January programs begins on December 23 at 9:00 AM.

 
CONTACT:
  STEM Lab
  516.466.8055 ext 230
  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Chess at Parkville

Enjoy a game of chess on Wednesdays at the Parkville Branch, any time from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.   All skill levels welcome.



 

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

Enjoy a game of chess on Wednesdays at the Parkville Branch, any time from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.   All skill levels welcome.



 

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Introduction to Debate

The art of debating provides students an engaging, active, and learner-centered activity. This class will help students build their confidence in public speaking and discover the basic fundamentals of debate.

 

CONTACT: Egita Johnson-Guillaume  516-466-8055 ext:273
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

The art of debating provides students an engaging, active, and learner-centered activity. This class will help students build their confidence in public speaking and discover the basic fundamentals of debate.

 

CONTACT:
  Egita Johnson-Guillaume
  516.466.8055 ext:273
  

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Levels: BUBBLE TEA AND A MOVIE

We'll make bubble tea and watch a movie.  Pretty much what it says on the label. :)

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

We'll make bubble tea and watch a movie.  Pretty much what it says on the label. :)

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

Saturday January 18, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tai Chi facilitated by Joseph Panico

Tai Chi is an internal form of martial art that is practiced for health and self-defense. Incorporating breathing with slow and fluid movements, the exercise connects the internal focus of the mind with the external control of the body.  Practicing Tai Chi ultimately leads to Improved Circulation, Better Balance, Greater Flexibility, Increased Energy and Reduced Tension.

Joseph Panico has been practicing martial arts for more than 15 years.  He began his Tai Chi training in 1997 at Red Dragon Kung Fu Center under Sifu Rafael Gomez and has been studying Tai Chi and Qigong extensively with Sifu Joseph Laracuenta since 2002. “Our goal is to live a long and healthy life.  By focusing on ourselves we get to improve the quality of our life.  And by expressing that quality outward we get to improve the lives of others.”Joseph has also won numerous awards at the US Open Martial Arts Championship in Queens, NY, has performed Tai Chi at Citi Field, and has appeared as a guest on the Project Independence Radio Show 88.1FM WCWP.

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, January 6 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment in cash, charge card, check or money order, made payable to "Great Neck Library."           

 Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.   

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Tai Chi is an internal form of martial art that is practiced for health and self-defense. Incorporating breathing with slow and fluid movements, the exercise connects the internal focus of the mind with the external control of the body.  Practicing Tai Chi ultimately leads to Improved Circulation, Better Balance, Greater Flexibility, Increased Energy and Reduced Tension.

Joseph Panico has been practicing martial arts for more than 15 years.  He began his Tai Chi training in 1997 at Red Dragon Kung Fu Center under Sifu Rafael Gomez and has been studying Tai Chi and Qigong extensively with Sifu Joseph Laracuenta since 2002. “Our goal is to live a long and healthy life.  By focusing on ourselves we get to improve the quality of our life.  And by expressing that quality outward we get to improve the lives of others.”Joseph has also won numerous awards at the US Open Martial Arts Championship in Queens, NY, has performed Tai Chi at Citi Field, and has appeared as a guest on the Project Independence Radio Show 88.1FM WCWP.

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, January 6 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment in cash, charge card, check or money order, made payable to "Great Neck Library."           

 Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.   

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
All Together Stories

Can't make the weekday storytime??

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities on a Saturday morning. 

Geared for preschoolers. Siblings welcomed

No registration required.

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

Can't make the weekday storytime??

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities on a Saturday morning. 

Geared for preschoolers. Siblings welcomed

No registration required.

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Mommy/Daddy & Me

Guitar singalongs, movement with bells and scarves, drum-time and rhythm sticks, early learning, and play with your little one!

For 6 - 36 month olds with parent/caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2, Online Only at 9:30am, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes the following dates: January 11, January 18, January 25 and February 1

 

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Guitar singalongs, movement with bells and scarves, drum-time and rhythm sticks, early learning, and play with your little one!

For 6 - 36 month olds with parent/caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2, Online Only at 9:30am, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes the following dates: January 11, January 18, January 25 and February 1

 

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Bilingual Storytime

Join Senora Daniella for exciting stories and songs all in Spanish and English.

Geared for Preschoolers - Siblings Welcomed.

No registration required.

Session includes the following dates: January 11, January 18, January 25, February 1, February 8, February 15, February 29, March 7, March 14 and March 21

 

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

Join Senora Daniella for exciting stories and songs all in Spanish and English.

Geared for Preschoolers - Siblings Welcomed.

No registration required.

Session includes the following dates: January 11, January 18, January 25, February 1, February 8, February 15, February 29, March 7, March 14 and March 21

 

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lunar New Year Celebration

Join us for a celebration of the Lunar New Year! We will have a lion dance performance, a craft, and refreshments. 

All ages welcome; no registration required! 

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

Join us for a celebration of the Lunar New Year! We will have a lion dance performance, a craft, and refreshments. 

All ages welcome; no registration required! 

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

 
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7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Levels: HAPPY LITTLE TREES PAINTING NIGHT

Hey, remember that really mellow painter guy on TV with the giant 'fro, who always painted "happy little trees"?  Well, we'll give you canvases and paint, project his TV show on our big screen, and now YOU can paint the happy little trees!  Giant 'fro not included. 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

Hey, remember that really mellow painter guy on TV with the giant 'fro, who always painted "happy little trees"?  Well, we'll give you canvases and paint, project his TV show on our big screen, and now YOU can paint the happy little trees!  Giant 'fro not included. 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

Monday January 20, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Levels: D.I.Y. PATCHES & BUTTONS
Instructor: Laura Sweeney.  Learn how to make patches and buttons to step up your creative gift-giving game, and your personal style!

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center
Instructor: Laura Sweeney.  Learn how to make patches and buttons to step up your creative gift-giving game, and your personal style!

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

Tuesday January 21, 2020
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
BenAnna Band

This high-energy musical duo utilizes singing, guitar and tambourines while performing pop traditional children's songs!

For All Ages with Parent/Caregiver.

Registration begins Wednesday, January 15, 9:30 am Online Only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

This high-energy musical duo utilizes singing, guitar and tambourines while performing pop traditional children's songs!

For All Ages with Parent/Caregiver.

Registration begins Wednesday, January 15, 9:30 am Online Only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room


 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tech Talks: Attention, Distraction, and Addiction: Consequences of the Screen Time Economy

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Tech Talks: Attention, Distraction, and Addiction: Consequences of the Screen Time Economy 

Technology has changed the world, and the way we live today is dramatically different than how we lived a decade ago. Things will only continue to change at a rapid pace. How do we ensure technology enhances our lives more than it downgrades them? What problems does technology solve? What new problems does it create? Discuss the implications of our rapidly changing world!

The topic will be: Attention, Distraction, and Addition: Consequences of the Screen Time Economy 
 
Registration preferred. If space is available, walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Registration for January programs begins on December 23 at 9:00 AM.
CONTACT: STEM Lab  516-466-8055 ext 230  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab
There are 15 spaces available.

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Tech Talks: Attention, Distraction, and Addiction: Consequences of the Screen Time Economy 

Technology has changed the world, and the way we live today is dramatically different than how we lived a decade ago. Things will only continue to change at a rapid pace. How do we ensure technology enhances our lives more than it downgrades them? What problems does technology solve? What new problems does it create? Discuss the implications of our rapidly changing world!

The topic will be: Attention, Distraction, and Addition: Consequences of the Screen Time Economy 
 
Registration preferred. If space is available, walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Registration for January programs begins on December 23 at 9:00 AM.
CONTACT:
  STEM Lab
  516.466.8055 ext 230
  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
GNL Tech Squad!

Don’t know how to use your tech? Have a tech question that you can’t find the answer to? Give our Tech Squad a try! Bring in your smartphone, tablet, laptop, Microsoft Office, or any technology you need help with. Work one-on-one or in small groups alongside our tech experts, in short sessions lasting no longer than 15 minutes.

 No registration, First come, first served.

January - March: Main 

 
CONTACT: STEM Lab  516-466-8055 ext 230  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab

Don’t know how to use your tech? Have a tech question that you can’t find the answer to? Give our Tech Squad a try! Bring in your smartphone, tablet, laptop, Microsoft Office, or any technology you need help with. Work one-on-one or in small groups alongside our tech experts, in short sessions lasting no longer than 15 minutes.

 No registration, First come, first served.

January - March: Main 

 
CONTACT:
  STEM Lab
  516.466.8055 ext 230
  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Objects of Desire: How Precious Gems Shaped History presented by Marilyn Carminio

Throughout history jewels and precious metals have served many functions. They have been a form of currency, wealth security, social status, religious devotion, tokens of love, talismans, family heirlooms, and adornments of the body. Gems have funded wars, caused a Queen to fall from favor, helped a nation enter the modern world, launched one of the most successful campaigns in advertising history, and resulted in a piece of jewelry becoming an essential element of warfare. We will view royal jewels, take a “trip” to Tiffany’s “by appointment only” salon and much more in this fascinating presentation.

Marilyn Carminio was a NYC teacher.  She also worked in magazine publishing for Helen Gurley Brown of Cosmopolitan; and at Elle and New Woman. She was also a manager for many years at a NYC law firm.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room
There are many spaces available.

Throughout history jewels and precious metals have served many functions. They have been a form of currency, wealth security, social status, religious devotion, tokens of love, talismans, family heirlooms, and adornments of the body. Gems have funded wars, caused a Queen to fall from favor, helped a nation enter the modern world, launched one of the most successful campaigns in advertising history, and resulted in a piece of jewelry becoming an essential element of warfare. We will view royal jewels, take a “trip” to Tiffany’s “by appointment only” salon and much more in this fascinating presentation.

Marilyn Carminio was a NYC teacher.  She also worked in magazine publishing for Helen Gurley Brown of Cosmopolitan; and at Elle and New Woman. She was also a manager for many years at a NYC law firm.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are many spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Make Cards for Kids

Spread some cheer and good will by creating cards, or coloring pages, for those who could use a brighter day.  Cards will be sent to children in hospitals.

LOCATION: Station Branch Reference Area

Spread some cheer and good will by creating cards, or coloring pages, for those who could use a brighter day.  Cards will be sent to children in hospitals.

LOCATION: Station Branch Reference Area

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Blueberry Pancake Day

Join us as we create blueberry pancakes, berry compote, and fresh whipped cream for National Blueberry Pancake Day.

(observed on January 28!)

For grades K - 3rd

Registration begins Wednesday, January 15, 2020, Online Only at 9:30am, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room
There are 2 spaces available.

Join us as we create blueberry pancakes, berry compote, and fresh whipped cream for National Blueberry Pancake Day.

(observed on January 28!)

For grades K - 3rd

Registration begins Wednesday, January 15, 2020, Online Only at 9:30am, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Levels: GAMING COMPUTER
Instructor: Mike Meehan.  Come help us build and trick out a state-of-the-art gaming computer, and then...GAME on it!

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center
Instructor: Mike Meehan.  Come help us build and trick out a state-of-the-art gaming computer, and then...GAME on it!

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
3D Printing Projects for Adults and Teens: Post-Production Skills

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Learn 3D printing skills all while creating fun projects. This week's project: Post-Production Skills

This is a beginner class. No experience is necessary!

Registration preferred. If space is available, walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.

For teens and adults only.

Registration for January programs begins on December 23 at 9:00 AM.

CONTACT: STEM Lab  516-466-8055 ext 230  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab

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Learn 3D printing skills all while creating fun projects. This week's project: Post-Production Skills

This is a beginner class. No experience is necessary!

Registration preferred. If space is available, walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.

For teens and adults only.

Registration for January programs begins on December 23 at 9:00 AM.

CONTACT:
  STEM Lab
  516.466.8055 ext 230
  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab


 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Great Decisions facilitated by Librarian Christy Orquera


Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. 

Today's Topic:  Climate Change and the Global Order by Ronald Bee.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, January 6 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room
There are many spaces available.


Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. 

Today's Topic:  Climate Change and the Global Order by Ronald Bee.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, January 6 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are many spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Non-Fiction Book Club facilitated by Librarian Mimi Rabizadeh

Mimi will facilitate a discussion of Rising Strong by Brene Brown.

What does it take to live authentic, wholehearted lives and what are the benefits?

Registration suggested beginning Monday, January 6 by calling 466-8055, ext. 218/219, or register online.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
There are 25 spaces available.

Mimi will facilitate a discussion of Rising Strong by Brene Brown.

What does it take to live authentic, wholehearted lives and what are the benefits?

Registration suggested beginning Monday, January 6 by calling 466-8055, ext. 218/219, or register online.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

There are 25 spaces available.

 
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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Levels: CRAFT WITH LIGHT
Instructor: Jamie LaGasse.  Bring a little brilliance back into these dreary winter months as we craft with fairy lights! You won't be able to stop your face from lighting up when you make one of these:
• Paper Lanterns (1/9)
• Star String Lights (1/16)
• Light-up Flower Crowns (1/23)
• Fairies in a Jar (1/30) 

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center
Instructor: Jamie LaGasse.  Bring a little brilliance back into these dreary winter months as we craft with fairy lights! You won't be able to stop your face from lighting up when you make one of these:
• Paper Lanterns (1/9)
• Star String Lights (1/16)
• Light-up Flower Crowns (1/23)
• Fairies in a Jar (1/30) 

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

Wednesday January 22, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Chair Yoga and Fitness

 

Exercise using the support of a chair, seated and standing. In this class, you will practice movement that helps to lubricate the joints and keep them flexible. Strengthen and stabilize muscles that support the spine and increase circulation. Practice strength and balance exercises that help keep you safe to better accomplish day-to-day physical activities. This class will also incorporate gentle weight bearing exercises to ensure bone health. Please wear comfortable clothes.

Registration Required at Parkville Branch begins Jan 6th for Great Neck residents. 

Non-residents can register on Jan 8th at 10:00 am.

In person registration only. $40 fee for entrie series of 8 classes (cash/money order or charge card or check payable to Great Neck Library)

CONTACT: Egita Johnson-Guillaume  516-466-8055 ext:273
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 

Exercise using the support of a chair, seated and standing. In this class, you will practice movement that helps to lubricate the joints and keep them flexible. Strengthen and stabilize muscles that support the spine and increase circulation. Practice strength and balance exercises that help keep you safe to better accomplish day-to-day physical activities. This class will also incorporate gentle weight bearing exercises to ensure bone health. Please wear comfortable clothes.

Registration Required at Parkville Branch begins Jan 6th for Great Neck residents. 

Non-residents can register on Jan 8th at 10:00 am.

In person registration only. $40 fee for entrie series of 8 classes (cash/money order or charge card or check payable to Great Neck Library)

CONTACT:
  Egita Johnson-Guillaume
  516.466.8055 ext:273
  

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Live Animal Show

Bring your kids to the library to meet some live animals.

All ages are welcome to enjoy this educational and fun event!

Registration begins Wednesday, January 15, 9:30 am Online Only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Bring your kids to the library to meet some live animals.

All ages are welcome to enjoy this educational and fun event!

Registration begins Wednesday, January 15, 9:30 am Online Only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room


 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Mommy & Me with Ms. Genine

Join Ms. Genine in her fun and interactive mommy & me music class.

Everyone will hear a mix of classic, popular, and some original songs to teach rhythm & movement, colors, sounds, and rhyming. 

Children will have different instruments and props to use throughout the sessions, and even puppets for fun classics like Old MacDonald!!

For Infant - 5year olds with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 9:30am Online Only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes the following dates: January 15, January 22 and January 29

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Join Ms. Genine in her fun and interactive mommy & me music class.

Everyone will hear a mix of classic, popular, and some original songs to teach rhythm & movement, colors, sounds, and rhyming. 

Children will have different instruments and props to use throughout the sessions, and even puppets for fun classics like Old MacDonald!!

For Infant - 5year olds with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 9:30am Online Only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes the following dates: January 15, January 22 and January 29

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Chess at Main

Enjoy a game of chess on Wednesdays at the Main Library, any time from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.   All skill levels welcome.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

Enjoy a game of chess on Wednesdays at the Main Library, any time from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.   All skill levels welcome.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Scrabble

Enjoy a game of Scrabble with new friends at the Station Branch!  All levels welcome.

Enjoy a game of Scrabble with new friends at the Station Branch!  All levels welcome.

 
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3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Sticks in the Stacks

Come and learn the basics of knitting and crocheting, perhaps just brush up on what you already know and help us crochet and knit for a cause!   

All skill levels are welcome. Supplies will be provided, or bring your own from home.

Please call to register at ext. 232. 

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

Come and learn the basics of knitting and crocheting, perhaps just brush up on what you already know and help us crochet and knit for a cause!   

All skill levels are welcome. Supplies will be provided, or bring your own from home.

Please call to register at ext. 232. 

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Levels: UKULELE

Instructor: Matt Fisher.  Start with the basics of this fun and versatile instrument. Learn strumming technique, chords, strumming patterns, and a few songs along the way. More advanced players: learn more complex chord structures, finger picking technique and melodies, and incorporate them into songs.

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

Instructor: Matt Fisher.  Start with the basics of this fun and versatile instrument. Learn strumming technique, chords, strumming patterns, and a few songs along the way. More advanced players: learn more complex chord structures, finger picking technique and melodies, and incorporate them into songs.

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Levels: PUPPETRY
Instructor: Barry Weil.  Our professional puppeteer will show you easy ways to make all different styles of puppets – from hand puppets to rod puppets, shadow puppets, glowing blacklight puppets and more – and then teach you how to bring them to life in performance!  No previous experience needed.

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center
Instructor: Barry Weil.  Our professional puppeteer will show you easy ways to make all different styles of puppets – from hand puppets to rod puppets, shadow puppets, glowing blacklight puppets and more – and then teach you how to bring them to life in performance!  No previous experience needed.

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
ACT Prep Course

Wednesdays, January 8, 15, 22, and 29, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Main Library, Large Multipurpose Room

This 4-week course provided by Curvebreakers will provide students the essential information they need to prepare for the exam. Students will get the necessary exposure to the ACT sections of the exam, including the science section, review commonly tested concepts, highlight frequently missed questions, and learn time-saving strategies. This course is designed to help build confidence and improve scores!

$25 registration fee (includes course materials) will be collected at the first classCash or check made out to “Great Neck Library”.  Advanced registration for teens in grades 10 and up.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

Wednesdays, January 8, 15, 22, and 29, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Main Library, Large Multipurpose Room

This 4-week course provided by Curvebreakers will provide students the essential information they need to prepare for the exam. Students will get the necessary exposure to the ACT sections of the exam, including the science section, review commonly tested concepts, highlight frequently missed questions, and learn time-saving strategies. This course is designed to help build confidence and improve scores!

$25 registration fee (includes course materials) will be collected at the first classCash or check made out to “Great Neck Library”.  Advanced registration for teens in grades 10 and up.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lakeville Literary Club

January 22nd, 2019

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888), which was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. Alcott wrote the books rapidly over several months at the request of her publisher. The novel follows the lives of four sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March—detailing their passage from childhood to womanhood, and is loosely based on the author and her three sisters.Little Women was an immediate commercial and critical success, and readers demanded to know more about the characters. Alcott quickly completed a second volume, entitled Good Wives. It was also successful. The two volumes were issued in 1880 in a single work entitled Little Women. Alcott also wrote two sequels to her popular work, both of which also featured the March sisters: Little Men (1871) and Jo's Boys (1886). Although Little Women was a novel for girls, it differed notably from the current writings for children, especially girls. The novel addressed three major themes: "domesticity, work, and true love, all of them interdependent and each necessary to the achievement of its heroine's individual identity."Little Women "has been read as a romance or as a quest, or both. It has been read as a family drama that validates virtue over wealth", but also "as a means of escaping that life by women who knew its gender constraints only too well"

Copies of the book will be available to registered patrons for pick-up at the branch of their choice. Please register by the first of the month by phone at 516-466-8055, ext. 232 to guarantee receiving the book in time.

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

January 22nd, 2019

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888), which was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. Alcott wrote the books rapidly over several months at the request of her publisher. The novel follows the lives of four sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March—detailing their passage from childhood to womanhood, and is loosely based on the author and her three sisters.Little Women was an immediate commercial and critical success, and readers demanded to know more about the characters. Alcott quickly completed a second volume, entitled Good Wives. It was also successful. The two volumes were issued in 1880 in a single work entitled Little Women. Alcott also wrote two sequels to her popular work, both of which also featured the March sisters: Little Men (1871) and Jo's Boys (1886). Although Little Women was a novel for girls, it differed notably from the current writings for children, especially girls. The novel addressed three major themes: "domesticity, work, and true love, all of them interdependent and each necessary to the achievement of its heroine's individual identity."Little Women "has been read as a romance or as a quest, or both. It has been read as a family drama that validates virtue over wealth", but also "as a means of escaping that life by women who knew its gender constraints only too well"

Copies of the book will be available to registered patrons for pick-up at the branch of their choice. Please register by the first of the month by phone at 516-466-8055, ext. 232 to guarantee receiving the book in time.

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

 
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7:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Meditation with Carolyn Carpentiere

Our busy lives pull us in many directions. Taking time to be still, present, and focused has many benefits. Meditation is a practice that strengthens our focus and attention, as well as releases stress to stay healthy.

Open to all skill levels. Chairs will be provided.

Carolyn Carpentiere is passionate about mind-body health and it is her belief that it holds the solution to most all health problems. Carolyn received her 200-hour yoga certification at Long Island Yoga School in 2009 and has continued to work in and study many other holistic solutions to health including Mindfulness Meditation and Reiki. She has studied at Kripalu in the Berkshires, Yoga International and the Open Center in NYC. She has passion for learning solutions to help people connect to their innate healing potential.  Carolyn teaches at gyms, clinical centers, corporations and privately in the NY area.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, January 6 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room
There are many spaces available.

Our busy lives pull us in many directions. Taking time to be still, present, and focused has many benefits. Meditation is a practice that strengthens our focus and attention, as well as releases stress to stay healthy.

Open to all skill levels. Chairs will be provided.

Carolyn Carpentiere is passionate about mind-body health and it is her belief that it holds the solution to most all health problems. Carolyn received her 200-hour yoga certification at Long Island Yoga School in 2009 and has continued to work in and study many other holistic solutions to health including Mindfulness Meditation and Reiki. She has studied at Kripalu in the Berkshires, Yoga International and the Open Center in NYC. She has passion for learning solutions to help people connect to their innate healing potential.  Carolyn teaches at gyms, clinical centers, corporations and privately in the NY area.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, January 6 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are many spaces available.

 
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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Levels: SKETCHBOOK CLUB
Instructor: Laura Sweeney.  Bring your own sketchbook or make your own from scratch with weekly drawing challenges including tips on how to draw your favorite characters using BodyKun figures (pictured below) used by professional comic book artists, and a variety of mediums.

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center
Instructor: Laura Sweeney.  Bring your own sketchbook or make your own from scratch with weekly drawing challenges including tips on how to draw your favorite characters using BodyKun figures (pictured below) used by professional comic book artists, and a variety of mediums.

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

 
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Board of Trustees Regular Meeting at Parkville Branch
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
Thursday January 23, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Lakeville Listeners

Drop in for our weekly circle time at the Lakeville Branch! Enjoy a fun time of books, songs, rhymes and movement activities together.

For ages 4 and under with a grown up.  

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

Drop in for our weekly circle time at the Lakeville Branch! Enjoy a fun time of books, songs, rhymes and movement activities together.

For ages 4 and under with a grown up.  

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Sign Language for Cruisers

Your child has so much to say! Using a few easy to learn signs in your daily routine can help you communicate with your pre-verbal baby or toddler. If your toddler is already speaking, signing can help cognitive, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. Using true American Sign Language signs, we can sing, sign, and play our way into learning. 

For ages 10 months to 5 years with parent or caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2 @ 9:30am online only and 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session of programs includes the following dates: January 9, January 16, January 23, January 30, February 6, February 13, February 27, March 5, March 12
and March 19
 
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

Your child has so much to say! Using a few easy to learn signs in your daily routine can help you communicate with your pre-verbal baby or toddler. If your toddler is already speaking, signing can help cognitive, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. Using true American Sign Language signs, we can sing, sign, and play our way into learning. 

For ages 10 months to 5 years with parent or caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2 @ 9:30am online only and 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session of programs includes the following dates: January 9, January 16, January 23, January 30, February 6, February 13, February 27, March 5, March 12
and March 19
 
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Amazing Balloon Show

Audience members will learn the history of balloons and see how they impact art, science, math, geography and our daily lives.  At the end of the show, The Balloonatic Nick raffles off all the balloon creations made and used during the show.

For All ages with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, January 15, 9:30 am Online Only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Audience members will learn the history of balloons and see how they impact art, science, math, geography and our daily lives.  At the end of the show, The Balloonatic Nick raffles off all the balloon creations made and used during the show.

For All ages with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, January 15, 9:30 am Online Only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room


 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Coding for Seniors

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Learn the basics of computer coding so you can better understand your computer. This is a simple introduction to computer coding. 

No experience necessary. Registration preferred. If space is available, walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis. 

For adults only!

CONTACT: STEM Lab  516-466-8055 ext 230  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab
There are 9 spaces available.

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Learn the basics of computer coding so you can better understand your computer. This is a simple introduction to computer coding. 

No experience necessary. Registration preferred. If space is available, walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis. 

For adults only!

CONTACT:
  STEM Lab
  516.466.8055 ext 230
  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Project Independence Social Discussion Group

Project Independence provides services and opportunities for seniors that enable them to live independently while maintaining socially active and healthy lives, including help with health related issues, caregiver support, transportation needs for shopping and doctor's appointments, food and nutrition, and access to benefit and financial assistance.  They are a resource for social and recreational interests, and present lectures as well as hold meetings such as this Social Discussion Group at the Parkville Branch.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

Project Independence provides services and opportunities for seniors that enable them to live independently while maintaining socially active and healthy lives, including help with health related issues, caregiver support, transportation needs for shopping and doctor's appointments, food and nutrition, and access to benefit and financial assistance.  They are a resource for social and recreational interests, and present lectures as well as hold meetings such as this Social Discussion Group at the Parkville Branch.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Mah Jongg at Parkville

Bring your own Mah-Jongg board and enjoy a game of Mah-Jongg on Thursdays at the Parkville Branch, anytime from 12:30- 3:30 pm. All skill levels welcome 

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

Bring your own Mah-Jongg board and enjoy a game of Mah-Jongg on Thursdays at the Parkville Branch, anytime from 12:30- 3:30 pm. All skill levels welcome 

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Blueberry Pancake Day

Join us as we create blueberry pancakes, berry compote, and fresh whipped cream for National Blueberry Pancake Day.

(observed on January 28!)

For grades K - 3rd

Registration begins Wednesday, January 15, 2020, Online Only at 9:30am, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room
There are 8 spaces available.

Join us as we create blueberry pancakes, berry compote, and fresh whipped cream for National Blueberry Pancake Day.

(observed on January 28!)

For grades K - 3rd

Registration begins Wednesday, January 15, 2020, Online Only at 9:30am, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Family Thursday Programs: Beginner 3D Printing!

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Work on fun, family-oriented projects using different STEM Lab technologies. Great programs for young tech learners and parents. This month's project: Beginner 3D Printing!

Recommended for ages 8-12. Ages 10 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration preferred. If space is available, walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration for January programs begins on December 23 at 9:00 AM.

CONTACT: STEM Lab  516-466-8055 ext 230  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab

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Work on fun, family-oriented projects using different STEM Lab technologies. Great programs for young tech learners and parents. This month's project: Beginner 3D Printing!

Recommended for ages 8-12. Ages 10 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration preferred. If space is available, walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration for January programs begins on December 23 at 9:00 AM.

CONTACT:
  STEM Lab
  516.466.8055 ext 230
  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab


 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Levels: JEWELRY MAKING
Instructor: Jamie LaGasse.  Love jewelry? We'll be making friendship bracelets, doing some basic beading, and more! Make one for yourself, and one for a friend!

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center
Instructor: Jamie LaGasse.  Love jewelry? We'll be making friendship bracelets, doing some basic beading, and more! Make one for yourself, and one for a friend!

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Love knitting and/or crocheting? Just starting out and like having others to help you? Advanced and like working with company? Come join our group meeting every Thursday night! Help, advice, and chitchat will be facilitated.

CONTACT: Sheila
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

Love knitting and/or crocheting? Just starting out and like having others to help you? Advanced and like working with company? Come join our group meeting every Thursday night! Help, advice, and chitchat will be facilitated.

CONTACT:
  Sheila
  
  

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Internet Safety for Parents!

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Children are getting smartphones and tablets younger and younger. Learn how to keep your elementary and middle school-aged children safe, while allowing them to play the games they love and stay in touch with their friends.

Registration preferred. If space is available, walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration for January programs begins on December 23 at 9:00 AM.

CONTACT: STEM Lab  516-466-8055 ext 230  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab
There are 12 spaces available.

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Children are getting smartphones and tablets younger and younger. Learn how to keep your elementary and middle school-aged children safe, while allowing them to play the games they love and stay in touch with their friends.

Registration preferred. If space is available, walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration for January programs begins on December 23 at 9:00 AM.

CONTACT:
  STEM Lab
  516.466.8055 ext 230
  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Yoga Flow facilitated by Sharon Epstein

Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind. Studies have shown that yoga and meditation have remarkable healing effects for those who practice.

Open to all levels, this 60-minute class will promote flexibility, strength and balance for your body and mind. Bring a yoga mat, meditation pillow to sit on, water bottle and small towel.  Dress in comfortable clothing.

Sharon Epstein, MS, E-RYT-500 has been studying and practicing yoga and meditation for over 30 years. Sharon loves teaching all levels and ages.  She teaches in yoga studios, synagogues, corporate offices, private homes, in hospitals, schools and camps. Sharon is a Great Neck resident.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, January 6 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind. Studies have shown that yoga and meditation have remarkable healing effects for those who practice.

Open to all levels, this 60-minute class will promote flexibility, strength and balance for your body and mind. Bring a yoga mat, meditation pillow to sit on, water bottle and small towel.  Dress in comfortable clothing.

Sharon Epstein, MS, E-RYT-500 has been studying and practicing yoga and meditation for over 30 years. Sharon loves teaching all levels and ages.  She teaches in yoga studios, synagogues, corporate offices, private homes, in hospitals, schools and camps. Sharon is a Great Neck resident.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, January 6 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

 
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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Levels: STEP DANCING
Instructor: Jonelle Robinson.  Stepping is a form of percussive dance where you use your body to make rhythms, beats, and sounds through a mixture of footsteps and hand claps. Need a better picture?  You can YouTube it...just get ready to find yourself in a Stepping rabbit hole. :)

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center
Instructor: Jonelle Robinson.  Stepping is a form of percussive dance where you use your body to make rhythms, beats, and sounds through a mixture of footsteps and hand claps. Need a better picture?  You can YouTube it...just get ready to find yourself in a Stepping rabbit hole. :)

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

Friday January 24, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Baby Ballet

These structured classes offer a magical introduction into the world of ballet!

For Walkers - 4 years old with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2, 9:30 am Online Only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes that following dates: January 10, January 17, January 24 and January 31.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

These structured classes offer a magical introduction into the world of ballet!

For Walkers - 4 years old with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2, 9:30 am Online Only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes that following dates: January 10, January 17, January 24 and January 31.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Parkville Yoga
facilitated by Carolyn Carpentiere

Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind. Studies have shown that yoga and meditation have remarkable healing effects for those who practice.

Open to all levels, this 60 minute class will promote flexibility, strength and balance for your body and mind. Bring a yoga mat, meditation pillow to sit on, water bottle and small towel.  Dress in comfortable clothing.

Carolyn Carpentiere is passionate about mind-body health and it is her belief that it holds the solution to most all health problems. Carolyn received her 200-hour yoga certification at Long Island Yoga School in 2009 and has continued to work in and study many other holistic solutions to health including Mindfulness Meditation and Reiki. She has studied at Kripalu in the Berkshires, Yoga International and the Open Center in NYC. She has passion for learning solutions to help people connect to their innate healing potential.  Carolyn teaches at gyms, clinical centers, corporations and privately in the NY area.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only at the Parkville Branch only.  Registration begins Monday, January 6 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind. Studies have shown that yoga and meditation have remarkable healing effects for those who practice.

Open to all levels, this 60 minute class will promote flexibility, strength and balance for your body and mind. Bring a yoga mat, meditation pillow to sit on, water bottle and small towel.  Dress in comfortable clothing.

Carolyn Carpentiere is passionate about mind-body health and it is her belief that it holds the solution to most all health problems. Carolyn received her 200-hour yoga certification at Long Island Yoga School in 2009 and has continued to work in and study many other holistic solutions to health including Mindfulness Meditation and Reiki. She has studied at Kripalu in the Berkshires, Yoga International and the Open Center in NYC. She has passion for learning solutions to help people connect to their innate healing potential.  Carolyn teaches at gyms, clinical centers, corporations and privately in the NY area.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only at the Parkville Branch only.  Registration begins Monday, January 6 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Project Independence Men's Group

Project Independence provides and opportunities for seniors that enable them to live independently while maintaining socially active and healthy lives, including help with health related issues, caregiver support, transportation needs for shopping, doctor's appointments, food and nutrition, and access to venefit and financial assistance.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

Project Independence provides and opportunities for seniors that enable them to live independently while maintaining socially active and healthy lives, including help with health related issues, caregiver support, transportation needs for shopping, doctor's appointments, food and nutrition, and access to venefit and financial assistance.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Sign Language for Cruisers

Your child has so much to say! Using a few easy to learn signs in your daily routine can help you communicate with your pre-verbal baby or toddler. If your toddler is already speaking, signing can help cognitive, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. Using true American Sign Language signs, we can sing, sign, and play our way into learning. 

For ages 10 months to 5 years with parent or caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2 @ 9:30am Online Only and 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes the following dates: January 10, January 17, January 24, January 31, February 7, February 14, February 28, March 6, March 13 and March 20

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Your child has so much to say! Using a few easy to learn signs in your daily routine can help you communicate with your pre-verbal baby or toddler. If your toddler is already speaking, signing can help cognitive, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. Using true American Sign Language signs, we can sing, sign, and play our way into learning. 

For ages 10 months to 5 years with parent or caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2 @ 9:30am Online Only and 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes the following dates: January 10, January 17, January 24, January 31, February 7, February 14, February 28, March 6, March 13 and March 20

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room


 
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12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Chess at Parkville

Enjoy a game of chess on Wednesdays at the Parkville Branch, any time from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.   All skill levels welcome.



 

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

Enjoy a game of chess on Wednesdays at the Parkville Branch, any time from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.   All skill levels welcome.



 

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Introduction to Debate

The art of debating provides students an engaging, active, and learner-centered activity. This class will help students build their confidence in public speaking and discover the basic fundamentals of debate.

 

CONTACT: Egita Johnson-Guillaume  516-466-8055 ext:273
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

The art of debating provides students an engaging, active, and learner-centered activity. This class will help students build their confidence in public speaking and discover the basic fundamentals of debate.

 

CONTACT:
  Egita Johnson-Guillaume
  516.466.8055 ext:273
  

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Levels: WORLDBUILDING NIGHT

Calling all WRITERS!  Come find out how to build a fictional world of your own.  We'll play worldbuilding games and do creative writing exercises to help flesh out the land, people, creatures, etc. of your brand new world!

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

Calling all WRITERS!  Come find out how to build a fictional world of your own.  We'll play worldbuilding games and do creative writing exercises to help flesh out the land, people, creatures, etc. of your brand new world!

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

Saturday January 25, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tai Chi facilitated by Joseph Panico

Tai Chi is an internal form of martial art that is practiced for health and self-defense. Incorporating breathing with slow and fluid movements, the exercise connects the internal focus of the mind with the external control of the body.  Practicing Tai Chi ultimately leads to Improved Circulation, Better Balance, Greater Flexibility, Increased Energy and Reduced Tension.

Joseph Panico has been practicing martial arts for more than 15 years.  He began his Tai Chi training in 1997 at Red Dragon Kung Fu Center under Sifu Rafael Gomez and has been studying Tai Chi and Qigong extensively with Sifu Joseph Laracuenta since 2002. “Our goal is to live a long and healthy life.  By focusing on ourselves we get to improve the quality of our life.  And by expressing that quality outward we get to improve the lives of others.”Joseph has also won numerous awards at the US Open Martial Arts Championship in Queens, NY, has performed Tai Chi at Citi Field, and has appeared as a guest on the Project Independence Radio Show 88.1FM WCWP.

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, January 6 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment in cash, charge card, check or money order, made payable to "Great Neck Library."           

 Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.   

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Tai Chi is an internal form of martial art that is practiced for health and self-defense. Incorporating breathing with slow and fluid movements, the exercise connects the internal focus of the mind with the external control of the body.  Practicing Tai Chi ultimately leads to Improved Circulation, Better Balance, Greater Flexibility, Increased Energy and Reduced Tension.

Joseph Panico has been practicing martial arts for more than 15 years.  He began his Tai Chi training in 1997 at Red Dragon Kung Fu Center under Sifu Rafael Gomez and has been studying Tai Chi and Qigong extensively with Sifu Joseph Laracuenta since 2002. “Our goal is to live a long and healthy life.  By focusing on ourselves we get to improve the quality of our life.  And by expressing that quality outward we get to improve the lives of others.”Joseph has also won numerous awards at the US Open Martial Arts Championship in Queens, NY, has performed Tai Chi at Citi Field, and has appeared as a guest on the Project Independence Radio Show 88.1FM WCWP.

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, January 6 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment in cash, charge card, check or money order, made payable to "Great Neck Library."           

 Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.   

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
All Together Stories

Can't make the weekday storytime??

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities on a Saturday morning. 

Geared for preschoolers. Siblings welcomed

No registration required.

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

Can't make the weekday storytime??

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities on a Saturday morning. 

Geared for preschoolers. Siblings welcomed

No registration required.

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Mommy/Daddy & Me

Guitar singalongs, movement with bells and scarves, drum-time and rhythm sticks, early learning, and play with your little one!

For 6 - 36 month olds with parent/caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2, Online Only at 9:30am, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes the following dates: January 11, January 18, January 25 and February 1

 

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Guitar singalongs, movement with bells and scarves, drum-time and rhythm sticks, early learning, and play with your little one!

For 6 - 36 month olds with parent/caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2, Online Only at 9:30am, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes the following dates: January 11, January 18, January 25 and February 1

 

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Bilingual Storytime

Join Senora Daniella for exciting stories and songs all in Spanish and English.

Geared for Preschoolers - Siblings Welcomed.

No registration required.

Session includes the following dates: January 11, January 18, January 25, February 1, February 8, February 15, February 29, March 7, March 14 and March 21

 

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

Join Senora Daniella for exciting stories and songs all in Spanish and English.

Geared for Preschoolers - Siblings Welcomed.

No registration required.

Session includes the following dates: January 11, January 18, January 25, February 1, February 8, February 15, February 29, March 7, March 14 and March 21

 

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

 
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7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Levels: BROADWAY NIGHT

Celebrate the bright lights of Broadway with trivia, karaoke and more!  Bring all your friends...and Peggy!

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

Celebrate the bright lights of Broadway with trivia, karaoke and more!  Bring all your friends...and Peggy!

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

Monday January 27, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga Flow facilitated by Sharon Epstein

Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind. Studies have shown that yoga and meditation have remarkable healing effects for those who practice.

Open to all levels, this 60-minute class will promote flexibility, strength and balance for your body and mind. Bring a yoga mat, meditation pillow to sit on, water bottle and small towel.  Dress in comfortable clothing.

Sharon Epstein, MS, E-RYT-500 has been studying and practicing yoga and meditation for over 30 years. Sharon loves teaching all levels and ages.  She teaches in yoga studios, synagogues, corporate offices, private homes, in hospitals, schools and camps. Sharon is a Great Neck resident.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, January 6 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check, or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind. Studies have shown that yoga and meditation have remarkable healing effects for those who practice.

Open to all levels, this 60-minute class will promote flexibility, strength and balance for your body and mind. Bring a yoga mat, meditation pillow to sit on, water bottle and small towel.  Dress in comfortable clothing.

Sharon Epstein, MS, E-RYT-500 has been studying and practicing yoga and meditation for over 30 years. Sharon loves teaching all levels and ages.  She teaches in yoga studios, synagogues, corporate offices, private homes, in hospitals, schools and camps. Sharon is a Great Neck resident.

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, January 6 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check, or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

 
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11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Baby Ballet

These structured classes offer a magical introduction in the the world of ballet.

For walkers to 4 years with parent/caregiver.

Registration begins Thursday, January 2, Online Only at 9:30 am, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes the following dates: January 6, January 13 and January 27      Note: No program on January 20, 2020

 

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

These structured classes offer a magical introduction in the the world of ballet.

For walkers to 4 years with parent/caregiver.

Registration begins Thursday, January 2, Online Only at 9:30 am, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes the following dates: January 6, January 13 and January 27      Note: No program on January 20, 2020

 

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Writer Within facilitated by Lynda Aron

Access your authentic voice and explore the power of imagination, self-expression and storytelling. New writers, professionals and everyone in between are welcome.  Sharing is encouraged but not required.

Published author Lynda Aron has taught writing workshops and book discussion groups for the past thirty years. She has taught in high schools, universities, community centers such as Gilda’s Club in Manhattan, her salon, and hospitals worldwide. As chairwoman of both public and private writing programs, she created and still advocates for developing authentic and creative writers. She is also an accomplished editor who guides participants with compassion and expertise.

                                                                         

Registration suggested beginning Monday, January 6 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
There are 23 spaces available.

Access your authentic voice and explore the power of imagination, self-expression and storytelling. New writers, professionals and everyone in between are welcome.  Sharing is encouraged but not required.

Published author Lynda Aron has taught writing workshops and book discussion groups for the past thirty years. She has taught in high schools, universities, community centers such as Gilda’s Club in Manhattan, her salon, and hospitals worldwide. As chairwoman of both public and private writing programs, she created and still advocates for developing authentic and creative writers. She is also an accomplished editor who guides participants with compassion and expertise.

                                                                         

Registration suggested beginning Monday, January 6 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

There are 23 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Coloring for Relaxation

Join us for a laid back and relaxing two hours of coloring on Monday afternoons. We will play nice soft music, and supply pencils and coloring pages. All you have to do is come in, relax, and color. Let your stress just melt away.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

Join us for a laid back and relaxing two hours of coloring on Monday afternoons. We will play nice soft music, and supply pencils and coloring pages. All you have to do is come in, relax, and color. Let your stress just melt away.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Station's Stitcher's: Cross Stitch Club

Join us for a weekly Cross Stitch Circle!  Do you love cross stitch and want to share your love with other people?

Do you want to share projects and ideas with others?  Maybe you simply want to stitch in the company of others?

Drop in weekly at the Station Branch!

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Join us for a weekly Cross Stitch Circle!  Do you love cross stitch and want to share your love with other people?

Do you want to share projects and ideas with others?  Maybe you simply want to stitch in the company of others?

Drop in weekly at the Station Branch!

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Levels: D.I.Y. PATCHES & BUTTONS
Instructor: Laura Sweeney.  Learn how to make patches and buttons to step up your creative gift-giving game, and your personal style!

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center
Instructor: Laura Sweeney.  Learn how to make patches and buttons to step up your creative gift-giving game, and your personal style!

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

 
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6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Levels: CRAFT FOR A CAUSE

A special one-day-only workshop!  Use your crafting skills to help out a worthy charity, and fulfill some of your schools' community service hours!

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

A special one-day-only workshop!  Use your crafting skills to help out a worthy charity, and fulfill some of your schools' community service hours!

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author Abigail Hing Wen
Loveboat, Taipei
in collaboration with Great Neck Chinese Association

                            

Join Author Abigail Hing Wen when she discusses her life experience of finding passion for writing as a first generation Asian American.

Abigail was born in West Virginia to a family of immigrants: Her mother is from the Philippines and her father from Indonesia, and her grandparents emigrated to those countries from Fujian and Shandong provinces in China.

Abigail grew up in Ohio and graduated from Harvard University and Columbia Law School. She worked in Washington DC for the Senate, as a law clerk for a federal judge. and now in Silicon Valley in venture capital and artificial intelligence. She also earned her Master of Fine Arts in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts.

"I went to law school and started down the path to becoming a professor. But while on maternity leave, I did something I had never done before. I began to write a novel."

Loveboat, Taipei, Abigail's Adult/Young Adult novel will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, January 6 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room
There are many spaces available.

                            

Join Author Abigail Hing Wen when she discusses her life experience of finding passion for writing as a first generation Asian American.

Abigail was born in West Virginia to a family of immigrants: Her mother is from the Philippines and her father from Indonesia, and her grandparents emigrated to those countries from Fujian and Shandong provinces in China.

Abigail grew up in Ohio and graduated from Harvard University and Columbia Law School. She worked in Washington DC for the Senate, as a law clerk for a federal judge. and now in Silicon Valley in venture capital and artificial intelligence. She also earned her Master of Fine Arts in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts.

"I went to law school and started down the path to becoming a professor. But while on maternity leave, I did something I had never done before. I began to write a novel."

Loveboat, Taipei, Abigail's Adult/Young Adult novel will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, January 6 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are many spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Craft for a Cause: Recycled Paper Bead Bracelets

Make a bracelet from recycled paper beads and support Reasons2Smile, a non-profit in New York that supports the Jambo Jipya School in Mwtapa, Kenya.  Earn community service credit. 

For teens in grade 7 and up. No registration required

 

CONTACT: Adam Hinz   5164668055   ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Station Branch Reference Area

Make a bracelet from recycled paper beads and support Reasons2Smile, a non-profit in New York that supports the Jambo Jipya School in Mwtapa, Kenya.  Earn community service credit. 

For teens in grade 7 and up. No registration required

 

CONTACT:
  Adam Hinz   
  5164668055  
  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Station Branch Reference Area

Tuesday January 28, 2020
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Ramblin' Dan & the Freewheelin' Band

Brendan of the Freewheelin' Band will bring a high energy and engaging program driven by playful musicality and skillful guitar work!!

For Infants - 6 years old with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2, 9:30 am Online Only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes the following dates: January 7 and January 28

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Brendan of the Freewheelin' Band will bring a high energy and engaging program driven by playful musicality and skillful guitar work!!

For Infants - 6 years old with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2, 9:30 am Online Only, 10:01 am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes the following dates: January 7 and January 28

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
GNL Tech Squad!

Don’t know how to use your tech? Have a tech question that you can’t find the answer to? Give our Tech Squad a try! Bring in your smartphone, tablet, laptop, Microsoft Office, or any technology you need help with. Work one-on-one or in small groups alongside our tech experts, in short sessions lasting no longer than 15 minutes.

 No registration, First come, first served.

January - March: Main 

 
CONTACT: STEM Lab  516-466-8055 ext 230  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab

Don’t know how to use your tech? Have a tech question that you can’t find the answer to? Give our Tech Squad a try! Bring in your smartphone, tablet, laptop, Microsoft Office, or any technology you need help with. Work one-on-one or in small groups alongside our tech experts, in short sessions lasting no longer than 15 minutes.

 No registration, First come, first served.

January - March: Main 

 
CONTACT:
  STEM Lab
  516.466.8055 ext 230
  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Adult Graphic Novel Book Discussion with Librarian Christy Orquera

Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? A Memoir by Roz Chast

Christy will be discussing the #1 New York Times bestseller, Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast.

Also, Learn the Steps to Read an Adult Graphic Novel Format on Tuesday, January 14 at 2:00 p.m.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, January 6 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room
There are many spaces available.

Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? A Memoir by Roz Chast

Christy will be discussing the #1 New York Times bestseller, Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast.

Also, Learn the Steps to Read an Adult Graphic Novel Format on Tuesday, January 14 at 2:00 p.m.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, January 6 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are many spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Make Cards for Kids

Spread some cheer and good will by creating cards, or coloring pages, for those who could use a brighter day.  Cards will be sent to children in hospitals.

LOCATION: Station Branch Reference Area

Spread some cheer and good will by creating cards, or coloring pages, for those who could use a brighter day.  Cards will be sent to children in hospitals.

LOCATION: Station Branch Reference Area

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Levels: GAMING COMPUTER
Instructor: Mike Meehan.  Come help us build and trick out a state-of-the-art gaming computer, and then...GAME on it!

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center
Instructor: Mike Meehan.  Come help us build and trick out a state-of-the-art gaming computer, and then...GAME on it!

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Make Your Own VR Environment with Unity!

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Make Your Own VR Environment with Unity!

Learn the basics of the Unity Game Engine to create your own simple VR environment that you will be able to navigate. Some skills that will be covered are how to navigate unity, add, shape and texture paint terrain.  

No experience in Unity or game development necessary. Intermediate to advanced computer skills highly recommended for this class.

Registration preferred. If space is available, walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration for January programs begins on December 23 at 9:00 AM.

 
CONTACT: STEM Lab  516-466-8055 ext 230  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab

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Make Your Own VR Environment with Unity!

Learn the basics of the Unity Game Engine to create your own simple VR environment that you will be able to navigate. Some skills that will be covered are how to navigate unity, add, shape and texture paint terrain.  

No experience in Unity or game development necessary. Intermediate to advanced computer skills highly recommended for this class.

Registration preferred. If space is available, walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration for January programs begins on December 23 at 9:00 AM.

 
CONTACT:
  STEM Lab
  516.466.8055 ext 230
  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab


 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
West Egg Book Club

Miracle's Boys by Jacqueline Woodson

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Miracle's Boys by Jacqueline Woodson

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

 
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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Levels: CRAFT WITH LIGHT
Instructor: Jamie LaGasse.  Bring a little brilliance back into these dreary winter months as we craft with fairy lights! You won't be able to stop your face from lighting up when you make one of these:
• Paper Lanterns (1/9)
• Star String Lights (1/16)
• Light-up Flower Crowns (1/23)
• Fairies in a Jar (1/30) 

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center
Instructor: Jamie LaGasse.  Bring a little brilliance back into these dreary winter months as we craft with fairy lights! You won't be able to stop your face from lighting up when you make one of these:
• Paper Lanterns (1/9)
• Star String Lights (1/16)
• Light-up Flower Crowns (1/23)
• Fairies in a Jar (1/30) 

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

Wednesday January 29, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Story Time Registration

Registration for January/February/March Story Time programs for all library locations begins January 29, 2020!

IN THE INTEREST OF FAIRNESS TO ALL OF THE FAMILIES IN GREAT NECK, THE FOLLOWING RULES APPLY:

1. Programs can be attended in the following order: Great Neck Library Card Holders and Great Neck School District Residents

          a. We reserve the right to deny admittance ten minutes after start time. 

          b. If there is availability, waitlisted patrons then non-residents may be allowed to attend depending on space limitations.

2. A child may only be registered  for story time programs that are aligned with the age of the child.

3. Parents/Guardians are responsible for all the children that accompany them.

4. Parents need to be active participants and show by example how much fun singing, dancing, and being silly can be.

5. Parents/Guardians are asked to remove their child if s/he becomes disruptive and can return when s/he is ready. The cooperation of the parent will be appreciated by all.

6. Be sure your child is emotionally and behaviorally ready to participate in a program. Children should not be forced to attend the story time program for this often creates behavior problems and a time filled with frustrating moments for everyone.

7. Parent/Caregivers, not library staff, are responsible for the supervision of their children.

8. Please call the Children's department to cancel your registration if you're unable to attend.

9. Please contact the Library when there is inclement weather before coming to a program.

10. All children are required to have a valid Great Neck Library card at the time of registration.

LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

Registration for January/February/March Story Time programs for all library locations begins January 29, 2020!

IN THE INTEREST OF FAIRNESS TO ALL OF THE FAMILIES IN GREAT NECK, THE FOLLOWING RULES APPLY:

1. Programs can be attended in the following order: Great Neck Library Card Holders and Great Neck School District Residents

          a. We reserve the right to deny admittance ten minutes after start time. 

          b. If there is availability, waitlisted patrons then non-residents may be allowed to attend depending on space limitations.

2. A child may only be registered  for story time programs that are aligned with the age of the child.

3. Parents/Guardians are responsible for all the children that accompany them.

4. Parents need to be active participants and show by example how much fun singing, dancing, and being silly can be.

5. Parents/Guardians are asked to remove their child if s/he becomes disruptive and can return when s/he is ready. The cooperation of the parent will be appreciated by all.

6. Be sure your child is emotionally and behaviorally ready to participate in a program. Children should not be forced to attend the story time program for this often creates behavior problems and a time filled with frustrating moments for everyone.

7. Parent/Caregivers, not library staff, are responsible for the supervision of their children.

8. Please call the Children's department to cancel your registration if you're unable to attend.

9. Please contact the Library when there is inclement weather before coming to a program.

10. All children are required to have a valid Great Neck Library card at the time of registration.

LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

 
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Story Time Registration

Registration for January/February/March Story Time programs for all library locations begins January 29, 2020!
IN THE INTEREST OF FAIRNESS TO ALL OF THE FAMILIES IN GREAT NECK, THE FOLLOWING RULES APPLY:

1. Programs can be attended in the following order: Great Neck Library Card Holders and Great Neck School District Residents
 

          a. We reserve the right to deny admittance ten minutes after start time. 

          b. If there is availability, waitlisted patrons then non-residents may be allowed to attend depending on space limitations.

2. A child may only be registered  for story time programs that are aligned with the age of the child.

3. Parents/Guardians are responsible for all the children that accompany them.

4. Parents need to be active participants and show by example how much fun singing, dancing, and being silly can be.

5. Parents/Guardians are asked to remove their child if s/he becomes disruptive and can return when s/he is ready. The cooperation of the parent will be appreciated by all.

6. Be sure your child is emotionally and behaviorally ready to participate in a program. Children should not be forced to attend the story time program for this often creates behavior problems and a time filled with frustrating moments for everyone.

7. Parent/Caregivers, not library staff, are responsible for the supervision of their children.

8. Please call the Children's department to cancel your registration if you're unable to attend.

9. Please contact the Library when there is inclement weather before coming to a program.

10. All children are required to have a valid Great Neck Library card at the time of registration.

LOCATION: Parkville Children's Room

Registration for January/February/March Story Time programs for all library locations begins January 29, 2020!
IN THE INTEREST OF FAIRNESS TO ALL OF THE FAMILIES IN GREAT NECK, THE FOLLOWING RULES APPLY:

1. Programs can be attended in the following order: Great Neck Library Card Holders and Great Neck School District Residents
 

          a. We reserve the right to deny admittance ten minutes after start time. 

          b. If there is availability, waitlisted patrons then non-residents may be allowed to attend depending on space limitations.

2. A child may only be registered  for story time programs that are aligned with the age of the child.

3. Parents/Guardians are responsible for all the children that accompany them.

4. Parents need to be active participants and show by example how much fun singing, dancing, and being silly can be.

5. Parents/Guardians are asked to remove their child if s/he becomes disruptive and can return when s/he is ready. The cooperation of the parent will be appreciated by all.

6. Be sure your child is emotionally and behaviorally ready to participate in a program. Children should not be forced to attend the story time program for this often creates behavior problems and a time filled with frustrating moments for everyone.

7. Parent/Caregivers, not library staff, are responsible for the supervision of their children.

8. Please call the Children's department to cancel your registration if you're unable to attend.

9. Please contact the Library when there is inclement weather before coming to a program.

10. All children are required to have a valid Great Neck Library card at the time of registration.

LOCATION: Parkville Children's Room

 
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Story Time Registration

Registration for January/February/March Story Time programs for all library locations begins January 29, 2020!
IN THE INTEREST OF FAIRNESS TO ALL OF THE FAMILIES IN GREAT NECK, THE FOLLOWING RULES APPLY:

1. Programs can be attended in the following order: Great Neck Library Card Holders and Great Neck School District Residents
 

          a. We reserve the right to deny admittance ten minutes after start time. 

          b. If there is availability, waitlisted patrons then non-residents may be allowed to attend depending on space limitations.

2. A child may only be registered  for story time programs that are aligned with the age of the child.

3. Parents/Guardians are responsible for all the children that accompany them.

4. Parents need to be active participants and show by example how much fun singing, dancing, and being silly can be.

5. Parents/Guardians are asked to remove their child if s/he becomes disruptive and can return when s/he is ready. The cooperation of the parent will be appreciated by all.

6. Be sure your child is emotionally and behaviorally ready to participate in a program. Children should not be forced to attend the story time program for this often creates behavior problems and a time filled with frustrating moments for everyone.

7. Parent/Caregivers, not library staff, are responsible for the supervision of their children.

8. Please call the Children's department to cancel your registration if you're unable to attend.

9. Please contact the Library when there is inclement weather before coming to a program.

10. All children are required to have a valid Great Neck Library card at the time of registration.

LOCATION: Station Branch Small Room

Registration for January/February/March Story Time programs for all library locations begins January 29, 2020!
IN THE INTEREST OF FAIRNESS TO ALL OF THE FAMILIES IN GREAT NECK, THE FOLLOWING RULES APPLY:

1. Programs can be attended in the following order: Great Neck Library Card Holders and Great Neck School District Residents
 

          a. We reserve the right to deny admittance ten minutes after start time. 

          b. If there is availability, waitlisted patrons then non-residents may be allowed to attend depending on space limitations.

2. A child may only be registered  for story time programs that are aligned with the age of the child.

3. Parents/Guardians are responsible for all the children that accompany them.

4. Parents need to be active participants and show by example how much fun singing, dancing, and being silly can be.

5. Parents/Guardians are asked to remove their child if s/he becomes disruptive and can return when s/he is ready. The cooperation of the parent will be appreciated by all.

6. Be sure your child is emotionally and behaviorally ready to participate in a program. Children should not be forced to attend the story time program for this often creates behavior problems and a time filled with frustrating moments for everyone.

7. Parent/Caregivers, not library staff, are responsible for the supervision of their children.

8. Please call the Children's department to cancel your registration if you're unable to attend.

9. Please contact the Library when there is inclement weather before coming to a program.

10. All children are required to have a valid Great Neck Library card at the time of registration.

LOCATION: Station Branch Small Room

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Story Time Registration

Registration for January/February/March Story Time programs for all library locations begins January 29, 2020!
IN THE INTEREST OF FAIRNESS TO ALL OF THE FAMILIES IN GREAT NECK, THE FOLLOWING RULES APPLY:

1. Programs can be attended in the following order: Great Neck Library Card Holders and Great Neck School District Residents
 

          a. We reserve the right to deny admittance ten minutes after start time. 

          b. If there is availability, waitlisted patrons then non-residents may be allowed to attend depending on space limitations.

2. A child may only be registered  for story time programs that are aligned with the age of the child.

3. Parents/Guardians are responsible for all the children that accompany them.

4. Parents need to be active participants and show by example how much fun singing, dancing, and being silly can be.

5. Parents/Guardians are asked to remove their child if s/he becomes disruptive and can return when s/he is ready. The cooperation of the parent will be appreciated by all.

6. Be sure your child is emotionally and behaviorally ready to participate in a program. Children should not be forced to attend the story time program for this often creates behavior problems and a time filled with frustrating moments for everyone.

7. Parent/Caregivers, not library staff, are responsible for the supervision of their children.

8. Please call the Children's department to cancel your registration if you're unable to attend.

9. Please contact the Library when there is inclement weather before coming to a program.

10. All children are required to have a valid Great Neck Library card at the time of registration.

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

Registration for January/February/March Story Time programs for all library locations begins January 29, 2020!
IN THE INTEREST OF FAIRNESS TO ALL OF THE FAMILIES IN GREAT NECK, THE FOLLOWING RULES APPLY:

1. Programs can be attended in the following order: Great Neck Library Card Holders and Great Neck School District Residents
 

          a. We reserve the right to deny admittance ten minutes after start time. 

          b. If there is availability, waitlisted patrons then non-residents may be allowed to attend depending on space limitations.

2. A child may only be registered  for story time programs that are aligned with the age of the child.

3. Parents/Guardians are responsible for all the children that accompany them.

4. Parents need to be active participants and show by example how much fun singing, dancing, and being silly can be.

5. Parents/Guardians are asked to remove their child if s/he becomes disruptive and can return when s/he is ready. The cooperation of the parent will be appreciated by all.

6. Be sure your child is emotionally and behaviorally ready to participate in a program. Children should not be forced to attend the story time program for this often creates behavior problems and a time filled with frustrating moments for everyone.

7. Parent/Caregivers, not library staff, are responsible for the supervision of their children.

8. Please call the Children's department to cancel your registration if you're unable to attend.

9. Please contact the Library when there is inclement weather before coming to a program.

10. All children are required to have a valid Great Neck Library card at the time of registration.

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Chair Yoga and Fitness

 

Exercise using the support of a chair, seated and standing. In this class, you will practice movement that helps to lubricate the joints and keep them flexible. Strengthen and stabilize muscles that support the spine and increase circulation. Practice strength and balance exercises that help keep you safe to better accomplish day-to-day physical activities. This class will also incorporate gentle weight bearing exercises to ensure bone health. Please wear comfortable clothes.

Registration Required at Parkville Branch begins Jan 6th for Great Neck residents. 

Non-residents can register on Jan 8th at 10:00 am.

In person registration only. $40 fee for entrie series of 8 classes (cash/money order or charge card or check payable to Great Neck Library)

CONTACT: Egita Johnson-Guillaume  516-466-8055 ext:273
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 

Exercise using the support of a chair, seated and standing. In this class, you will practice movement that helps to lubricate the joints and keep them flexible. Strengthen and stabilize muscles that support the spine and increase circulation. Practice strength and balance exercises that help keep you safe to better accomplish day-to-day physical activities. This class will also incorporate gentle weight bearing exercises to ensure bone health. Please wear comfortable clothes.

Registration Required at Parkville Branch begins Jan 6th for Great Neck residents. 

Non-residents can register on Jan 8th at 10:00 am.

In person registration only. $40 fee for entrie series of 8 classes (cash/money order or charge card or check payable to Great Neck Library)

CONTACT:
  Egita Johnson-Guillaume
  516.466.8055 ext:273
  

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Mommy & Me with Ms. Genine

Join Ms. Genine in her fun and interactive mommy & me music class.

Everyone will hear a mix of classic, popular, and some original songs to teach rhythm & movement, colors, sounds, and rhyming. 

Children will have different instruments and props to use throughout the sessions, and even puppets for fun classics like Old MacDonald!!

For Infant - 5year olds with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 9:30am Online Only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes the following dates: January 15, January 22 and January 29

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Join Ms. Genine in her fun and interactive mommy & me music class.

Everyone will hear a mix of classic, popular, and some original songs to teach rhythm & movement, colors, sounds, and rhyming. 

Children will have different instruments and props to use throughout the sessions, and even puppets for fun classics like Old MacDonald!!

For Infant - 5year olds with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 9:30am Online Only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session includes the following dates: January 15, January 22 and January 29

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cookbook Club

 

Takeout a book instead of ordering out!  We'll have a selection of titles for each months theme available for copying and checkout.  Test out your favorite recipes and Join us for a monthly discussion of cooking tips, tricks and tweaks!  

January: Instantpot, Slow Cooked, and Crockpot Recipes.

Register Online or Over the phone for the Discussion starting January 8th

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library
There are 10 spaces available.

 

Takeout a book instead of ordering out!  We'll have a selection of titles for each months theme available for copying and checkout.  Test out your favorite recipes and Join us for a monthly discussion of cooking tips, tricks and tweaks!  

January: Instantpot, Slow Cooked, and Crockpot Recipes.

Register Online or Over the phone for the Discussion starting January 8th

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Chess at Main

Enjoy a game of chess on Wednesdays at the Main Library, any time from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.   All skill levels welcome.

LOCATION: Small Multipurpose Room Main

Enjoy a game of chess on Wednesdays at the Main Library, any time from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.   All skill levels welcome.

LOCATION: Small Multipurpose Room Main

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Scrabble

Enjoy a game of Scrabble with new friends at the Station Branch!  All levels welcome.

Enjoy a game of Scrabble with new friends at the Station Branch!  All levels welcome.

 
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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday Film Matinee
YESTERDAY

2019, 117 minutes, PG-13

Director:  Danny Boyle

Cast: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed Sheeran

Synopsis:  Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that the Beatles have never existed. And he finds himself with a very complicated problem, indeed.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room
YESTERDAY

2019, 117 minutes, PG-13

Director:  Danny Boyle

Cast: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed Sheeran

Synopsis:  Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that the Beatles have never existed. And he finds himself with a very complicated problem, indeed.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

 
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3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Sticks in the Stacks

Come and learn the basics of knitting and crocheting, perhaps just brush up on what you already know and help us crochet and knit for a cause!   

All skill levels are welcome. Supplies will be provided, or bring your own from home.

Please call to register at ext. 232. 

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

Come and learn the basics of knitting and crocheting, perhaps just brush up on what you already know and help us crochet and knit for a cause!   

All skill levels are welcome. Supplies will be provided, or bring your own from home.

Please call to register at ext. 232. 

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Levels: UKULELE

Instructor: Matt Fisher.  Start with the basics of this fun and versatile instrument. Learn strumming technique, chords, strumming patterns, and a few songs along the way. More advanced players: learn more complex chord structures, finger picking technique and melodies, and incorporate them into songs.

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

Instructor: Matt Fisher.  Start with the basics of this fun and versatile instrument. Learn strumming technique, chords, strumming patterns, and a few songs along the way. More advanced players: learn more complex chord structures, finger picking technique and melodies, and incorporate them into songs.

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Levels: PUPPETRY
Instructor: Barry Weil.  Our professional puppeteer will show you easy ways to make all different styles of puppets – from hand puppets to rod puppets, shadow puppets, glowing blacklight puppets and more – and then teach you how to bring them to life in performance!  No previous experience needed.

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center
Instructor: Barry Weil.  Our professional puppeteer will show you easy ways to make all different styles of puppets – from hand puppets to rod puppets, shadow puppets, glowing blacklight puppets and more – and then teach you how to bring them to life in performance!  No previous experience needed.

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
ACT Prep Course

Wednesdays, January 8, 15, 22, and 29, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Main Library, Large Multipurpose Room

This 4-week course provided by Curvebreakers will provide students the essential information they need to prepare for the exam. Students will get the necessary exposure to the ACT sections of the exam, including the science section, review commonly tested concepts, highlight frequently missed questions, and learn time-saving strategies. This course is designed to help build confidence and improve scores!

$25 registration fee (includes course materials) will be collected at the first classCash or check made out to “Great Neck Library”.  Advanced registration for teens in grades 10 and up.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

Wednesdays, January 8, 15, 22, and 29, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Main Library, Large Multipurpose Room

This 4-week course provided by Curvebreakers will provide students the essential information they need to prepare for the exam. Students will get the necessary exposure to the ACT sections of the exam, including the science section, review commonly tested concepts, highlight frequently missed questions, and learn time-saving strategies. This course is designed to help build confidence and improve scores!

$25 registration fee (includes course materials) will be collected at the first classCash or check made out to “Great Neck Library”.  Advanced registration for teens in grades 10 and up.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author Talk with Jacqueline Harounian, Esq.
Divorce Reality Check

Divorce Reality Check: Smart Split Solutions for Civility, Clarity and Common Sense

Jackie Harounian will speak about the many new changes in family law over the past 10 years and how they affect individuals and families.  The presentation will address issues of financial decision-making and joint custody, domestic violence, prenuptial agreements, as well as strategies to keep the process amicable and out of court.  Q&A. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase for the discounted price of $20.00.  

Jackie Harounian and her family have lived in Great Neck for 30 years.  Jackie is a Partner of the Law Firm of Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C. in Great Neck, established in 1976, specializing in the field of matrimonial and family law. She has been a partner there since 2006. Attorney Jackie is a highly knowledgeable and skilled trial and appellate advocate. She has won numerous awards, such as being one of the “Top 50 Women Lawyers” in New York, and is a co-Chair of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association (NCWBA) Matrimonial Committee.

                                                

Registration suggested beginning Monday, January 6 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room
There are many spaces available.

Divorce Reality Check: Smart Split Solutions for Civility, Clarity and Common Sense

Jackie Harounian will speak about the many new changes in family law over the past 10 years and how they affect individuals and families.  The presentation will address issues of financial decision-making and joint custody, domestic violence, prenuptial agreements, as well as strategies to keep the process amicable and out of court.  Q&A. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase for the discounted price of $20.00.  

Jackie Harounian and her family have lived in Great Neck for 30 years.  Jackie is a Partner of the Law Firm of Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C. in Great Neck, established in 1976, specializing in the field of matrimonial and family law. She has been a partner there since 2006. Attorney Jackie is a highly knowledgeable and skilled trial and appellate advocate. She has won numerous awards, such as being one of the “Top 50 Women Lawyers” in New York, and is a co-Chair of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association (NCWBA) Matrimonial Committee.

                                                

Registration suggested beginning Monday, January 6 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are many spaces available.

 
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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Levels: SKETCHBOOK CLUB
Instructor: Laura Sweeney.  Bring your own sketchbook or make your own from scratch with weekly drawing challenges including tips on how to draw your favorite characters using BodyKun figures (pictured below) used by professional comic book artists, and a variety of mediums.

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center
Instructor: Laura Sweeney.  Bring your own sketchbook or make your own from scratch with weekly drawing challenges including tips on how to draw your favorite characters using BodyKun figures (pictured below) used by professional comic book artists, and a variety of mediums.

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

Thursday January 30, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Lakeville Listeners

Drop in for our weekly circle time at the Lakeville Branch! Enjoy a fun time of books, songs, rhymes and movement activities together.

For ages 4 and under with a grown up.  

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

Drop in for our weekly circle time at the Lakeville Branch! Enjoy a fun time of books, songs, rhymes and movement activities together.

For ages 4 and under with a grown up.  

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Sign Language for Cruisers

Your child has so much to say! Using a few easy to learn signs in your daily routine can help you communicate with your pre-verbal baby or toddler. If your toddler is already speaking, signing can help cognitive, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. Using true American Sign Language signs, we can sing, sign, and play our way into learning. 

For ages 10 months to 5 years with parent or caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2 @ 9:30am online only and 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session of programs includes the following dates: January 9, January 16, January 23, January 30, February 6, February 13, February 27, March 5, March 12
and March 19
 
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

Your child has so much to say! Using a few easy to learn signs in your daily routine can help you communicate with your pre-verbal baby or toddler. If your toddler is already speaking, signing can help cognitive, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. Using true American Sign Language signs, we can sing, sign, and play our way into learning. 

For ages 10 months to 5 years with parent or caregiver

Registration begins Thursday, January 2 @ 9:30am online only and 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session of programs includes the following dates: January 9, January 16, January 23, January 30, February 6, February 13, February 27, March 5, March 12
and March 19
 
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Project Independence Social Discussion Group

Project Independence provides services and opportunities for seniors that enable them to live independently while maintaining socially active and healthy lives, including help with health related issues, caregiver support, transportation needs for shopping and doctor's appointments, food and nutrition, and access to benefit and financial assistance.  They are a resource for social and recreational interests, and present lectures as well as hold meetings such as this Social Discussion Group at the Parkville Branch.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

Project Independence provides services and opportunities for seniors that enable them to live independently while maintaining socially active and healthy lives, including help with health related issues, caregiver support, transportation needs for shopping and doctor's appointments, food and nutrition, and access to benefit and financial assistance.  They are a resource for social and recreational interests, and present lectures as well as hold meetings such as this Social Discussion Group at the Parkville Branch.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Mah Jongg at Parkville

Bring your own Mah-Jongg board and enjoy a game of Mah-Jongg on Thursdays at the Parkville Branch, anytime from 12:30- 3:30 pm. All skill levels welcome 

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

Bring your own Mah-Jongg board and enjoy a game of Mah-Jongg on Thursdays at the Parkville Branch, anytime from 12:30- 3:30 pm. All skill levels welcome 

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

 
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Parkville Pageturners

January 30, 2020

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan 

 

When New Yorker Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, she envisions a humble family home and quality time with the man she hopes to marry. But Nick has failed to give his girlfriend a few key details. One, that his childhood home looks like a palace; two, that he grew up riding in more private planes than cars; and three, that he just happens to be the country’s most eligible bachelor.
 
On Nick’s arm, Rachel may as well have a target on her back the second she steps off the plane, and soon, her relaxed vacation turns into an obstacle course of old money, new money, nosy relatives, and scheming social climbers.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

January 30, 2020

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan 

 

When New Yorker Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, she envisions a humble family home and quality time with the man she hopes to marry. But Nick has failed to give his girlfriend a few key details. One, that his childhood home looks like a palace; two, that he grew up riding in more private planes than cars; and three, that he just happens to be the country’s most eligible bachelor.
 
On Nick’s arm, Rachel may as well have a target on her back the second she steps off the plane, and soon, her relaxed vacation turns into an obstacle course of old money, new money, nosy relatives, and scheming social climbers.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday Film Encore
YESTERDAY

2019, 117 minutes, PG-13

Director:  Danny Boyle

Cast: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed Sheeran

Synopsis:  Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that the Beatles have never existed. And he finds himself with a very complicated problem, indeed.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room
YESTERDAY

2019, 117 minutes, PG-13

Director:  Danny Boyle

Cast: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed Sheeran

Synopsis:  Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that the Beatles have never existed. And he finds himself with a very complicated problem, indeed.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Create Your Own Puzzle!

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Create Your Own Puzzle!

Learn to use our software and Laser Engraver to create your own, one-of-a-kind puzzle!

For all ages! Ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration preferred. If space is available, walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration for January programs begins on December 23 at 9:00 AM.

CONTACT: STEM Lab  516-466-8055 ext 230  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

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Create Your Own Puzzle!

Learn to use our software and Laser Engraver to create your own, one-of-a-kind puzzle!

For all ages! Ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration preferred. If space is available, walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration for January programs begins on December 23 at 9:00 AM.

CONTACT:
  STEM Lab
  516.466.8055 ext 230
  STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Main Library STEM Lab

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Levels: JEWELRY MAKING
Instructor: Jamie LaGasse.  Love jewelry? We'll be making friendship bracelets, doing some basic beading, and more! Make one for yourself, and one for a friend!

 

Levels events take place at
THE LEVELS TEEN CENTER

Great Neck Library Main Building
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023


Free of charge.
For teens 7th grade and up.
Contact Levels for more info:
levels@greatnecklibrary.org
 

 

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center