Sunday April 1, 2018 - Monday April 30, 2018
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
PET FOOD DRIVE at All Library Locations

Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso, 16th Assembly District, in partnership with Long Island Cares is holding an Annual Legislative Pet Food Drive.  All Great Neck Library locations are accepting donations of unopened cans and/or bags of dog and cat food, cat box litter, treats and toys during the entire month of April.  Thank you for donating. It is much appreciated.

Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso, 16th Assembly District, in partnership with Long Island Cares is holding an Annual Legislative Pet Food Drive.  All Great Neck Library locations are accepting donations of unopened cans and/or bags of dog and cat food, cat box litter, treats and toys during the entire month of April.  Thank you for donating. It is much appreciated.

Monday April 23, 2018 - Friday May 25, 2018
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
In the Gallery
Jose Luis Seligson

Acrylic ink and mixed media artist Jose Luis Seligson will be featuring his most recent vivid and abstract acrylic ink pieces at the Library.

Born in Mexico City, Mexico, Jose studied art in Mexico and Miami. He is a member of Graphic Eye Gallery in Port Washington since 1994, and The Art Guild of Port Washington since 1998. He has had Solo and group shows in New York, Mexico, Israel and Portugal. He is a resident of Port Washington since 1979.

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LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby Art Gallery

Acrylic ink and mixed media artist Jose Luis Seligson will be featuring his most recent vivid and abstract acrylic ink pieces at the Library.

Born in Mexico City, Mexico, Jose studied art in Mexico and Miami. He is a member of Graphic Eye Gallery in Port Washington since 1994, and The Art Guild of Port Washington since 1998. He has had Solo and group shows in New York, Mexico, Israel and Portugal. He is a resident of Port Washington since 1979.

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LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby Art Gallery

Friday April 27, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Open Play Time

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Project Independence Men’s 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 Men’s 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 Men’s Group at the Parkville Branch.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Toy Time

Enjoy forty-five minutes of preschool fun featuring a musical setting, singing, puzzles, and toys in which little ones can play  and climb. 

First fifteen minutes will be circle time!!

For ages 10 - 17 month olds only with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 13, April 20, April 27, May 4, May 11 and May 18

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room
There are 4 spaces available.

Enjoy forty-five minutes of preschool fun featuring a musical setting, singing, puzzles, and toys in which little ones can play  and climb. 

First fifteen minutes will be circle time!!

For ages 10 - 17 month olds only with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 13, April 20, April 27, May 4, May 11 and May 18

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
ESL with Lisa Greenwald

Lisa Greenwald began an ESL conversation class last year at the Parkville Branch of the Great Neck Library, and the Manhasset Public Library, focusing on conversation skills while incorporating correct grammar and pronunciation.

Lisa taught English in the Port Washington Library ESL program two years ago.  She then went on to teach ESL to individual students at the Glen Cove Public Library.  Lisa also tutors both adults and children privately at all levels of English competency. 

No registration required.

LOCATION: Small Multipurpose Room Main

Lisa Greenwald began an ESL conversation class last year at the Parkville Branch of the Great Neck Library, and the Manhasset Public Library, focusing on conversation skills while incorporating correct grammar and pronunciation.

Lisa taught English in the Port Washington Library ESL program two years ago.  She then went on to teach ESL to individual students at the Glen Cove Public Library.  Lisa also tutors both adults and children privately at all levels of English competency. 

No registration required.

LOCATION: Small Multipurpose Room Main

 
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Open Play Time

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Family LEGO

Come join us for an afternoon at the library where you can build, create and play with LEGO's. For all family members to work as a team!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

Come join us for an afternoon at the library where you can build, create and play with LEGO's. For all family members to work as a team!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Jr.Levels, Intro to Java!

JR. LEVELS PROGRAMS ARE FOR FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADERS. Laptops will be provided for this program.

Learn the basics of coding and programming in Java. This 6-week class will introduce "tweens" to the foundations of programming and computer science!

 

 

CONTACT:  Adam Hinz  516-466-8055 x 246  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Multipurpose Room Main

JR. LEVELS PROGRAMS ARE FOR FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADERS. Laptops will be provided for this program.

Learn the basics of coding and programming in Java. This 6-week class will introduce "tweens" to the foundations of programming and computer science!

 

 

CONTACT:
  Adam Hinz
  516.466.8055 x 246
  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Multipurpose Room Main

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Levels: CHOOSE-YOUR-OWN-ADVENTURE with Matt!

We'll play games like Life is Strange together, and vote as a group on the choices we make.

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 play games like Life is Strange together, and vote as a group on the choices we make.

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
Cartooning Club

Are you in the 5th or 6th grade?  Do you like drawing comics?  Do you have a few Friday evenings free?  If your answers are yes, yes and yes then come join the Cartooning Club!

We'll design characters, create stories, and have a ton of cartooning fun!

This is a drop in and draw experience and registration is not required.

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

Are you in the 5th or 6th grade?  Do you like drawing comics?  Do you have a few Friday evenings free?  If your answers are yes, yes and yes then come join the Cartooning Club!

We'll design characters, create stories, and have a ton of cartooning fun!

This is a drop in and draw experience and registration is not required.

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

 
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7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Levels: SPY NIGHT!

It's spy vs. spy in our cloak-and-dagger secret agent competition!  Win the challenges and you'll be the master of all things sneaky!

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

It's spy vs. spy in our cloak-and-dagger secret agent competition!  Win the challenges and you'll be the master of all things sneaky!

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 April 28, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Open Play Time

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

 
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Open Play Time

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wii U Game Day

Hang out with friends and play Wii U games at the library on a lazy Saturday!

We will have multiple consoles and multi-player games available.

For ages 4 - 10 years old

No registration needed.

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

Hang out with friends and play Wii U games at the library on a lazy Saturday!

We will have multiple consoles and multi-player games available.

For ages 4 - 10 years old

No registration needed.

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

 
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7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Levels: BOARD & VIDEO GAME NIGHT!

If it's on a board or a screen, if it uses cards, or dice, or a joystick or a controller, WE'LL PLAY IT TONIGHT!  Oh, yes.  We will.

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

If it's on a board or a screen, if it uses cards, or dice, or a joystick or a controller, WE'LL PLAY IT TONIGHT!  Oh, yes.  We will.

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

Sunday April 29, 2018
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Memories and Music of Leonard Bernstein
Caryn Hartglass, Leonard Lehrman, and Helene Williams

Leonard Bernstein,  American composer, conductor, pianist, educator, and humanitarian was among the first conductors born and educated in the US to receive worldwide acclaim.  He would have been 100 on August 25, 2018. There is a worldwide centennial celebration in honor of his accomplishments and talent.

Performances of Memories & Music of Leonard Bernstein are co-sponsored by The Prof. Edgar H. Lehrman Memorial Foundation for Ethics, Religion, Science and the Arts, Inc. and made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, administered by The Huntington Arts Council, Inc.

Helene Williams, soprano and speech coach, is co-founder of The Bronx Opera Company as well as (with Leonard Lehrman) Court Street Music in Valley Stream. An honorary member of the Long Island Composers Alliance, she has performed works by 30 Long Island composers, including over 100 Lehrman works, most of them written for her. A professional concert, theater and opera singer, she has toured all across the United States and Europe.

Leonard Lehrman is a composer, conductor and cabarettist - Coach, Accompanist, Pianist/Organist, Translator and Teacher. He was former Assistant Chorus Master of the Metropolitan Opera. He founded and directs the Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus. He is the High Holidays Music Director for the Metropolitan Synagogue and Organist/Choir Director/Composer-in-Residence at Christ Lutheran Church in Rosedale. He worked with Leonard Bernstein to complete music by Marc Blitzstein.

Caryn Hartglass has performed numerous leading roles in opera, operetta and musical theatre in the United States and Europe. She was nominated for a Bay Area Critics' Circle award. She recently had her conducting debut in 2017 with  a production of Fiddler on the Roof! in San Jose, California.and returned as the Vocal Director/Conductor of The Music Man in 2018.

                    

         

Registration suggested beginning March 26 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208 or go online.  Great Neck School District residents have priority for seating.  Please arrive 15 minutes early for preferred seating.

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

Leonard Bernstein,  American composer, conductor, pianist, educator, and humanitarian was among the first conductors born and educated in the US to receive worldwide acclaim.  He would have been 100 on August 25, 2018. There is a worldwide centennial celebration in honor of his accomplishments and talent.

Performances of Memories & Music of Leonard Bernstein are co-sponsored by The Prof. Edgar H. Lehrman Memorial Foundation for Ethics, Religion, Science and the Arts, Inc. and made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, administered by The Huntington Arts Council, Inc.

Helene Williams, soprano and speech coach, is co-founder of The Bronx Opera Company as well as (with Leonard Lehrman) Court Street Music in Valley Stream. An honorary member of the Long Island Composers Alliance, she has performed works by 30 Long Island composers, including over 100 Lehrman works, most of them written for her. A professional concert, theater and opera singer, she has toured all across the United States and Europe.

Leonard Lehrman is a composer, conductor and cabarettist - Coach, Accompanist, Pianist/Organist, Translator and Teacher. He was former Assistant Chorus Master of the Metropolitan Opera. He founded and directs the Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus. He is the High Holidays Music Director for the Metropolitan Synagogue and Organist/Choir Director/Composer-in-Residence at Christ Lutheran Church in Rosedale. He worked with Leonard Bernstein to complete music by Marc Blitzstein.

Caryn Hartglass has performed numerous leading roles in opera, operetta and musical theatre in the United States and Europe. She was nominated for a Bay Area Critics' Circle award. She recently had her conducting debut in 2017 with  a production of Fiddler on the Roof! in San Jose, California.and returned as the Vocal Director/Conductor of The Music Man in 2018.

                    

         

Registration suggested beginning March 26 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208 or go online.  Great Neck School District residents have priority for seating.  Please arrive 15 minutes early for preferred seating.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are many spaces available.

Monday April 30, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga and Meditation Series 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.

Series of 8 classes: $40 Registration Fee for entire series.  In-person registration (check, cash or money order payable to Great Neck Library) begins March 26 for Great Neck School District residents and April 2 for non-residents.

Please call 466-8055, ext. 208/254 for 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.

Series of 8 classes: $40 Registration Fee for entire series.  In-person registration (check, cash or money order payable to Great Neck Library) begins March 26 for Great Neck School District residents and April 2 for non-residents.

Please call 466-8055, ext. 208/254 for further information.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Open Play Time

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
2s Story Time

Don't miss out on this great program for children 2 year olds!

Parents and children participate in a fun-filled half hour program consisting of songs, rhymes, props, puppets, flannel boards and so much more.

For 2 year olds

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. (Must scroll back to April 9 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 9, April 16, April 23, April 30, May 7 and May 14

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room
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Don't miss out on this great program for children 2 year olds!

Parents and children participate in a fun-filled half hour program consisting of songs, rhymes, props, puppets, flannel boards and so much more.

For 2 year olds

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. (Must scroll back to April 9 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 9, April 16, April 23, April 30, May 7 and May 14

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Preschool Art Lab

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore, and experiment in art! It’s about the process, not the product, in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

For ages 2 through 5 only

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to April 9, the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 9, April 16, April 23, April 30, May 7, and May 14

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

Dress for a mess as we engage, explore, and experiment in art! It’s about the process, not the product, in this open-ended art program for child and caregiver.

For ages 2 through 5 only

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to April 9, the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 9, April 16, April 23, April 30, May 7, and May 14

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room


 
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Open Play Time

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Current Issues in the News with Rhoda Plotkin at Station

For more than a decade Rhoda has led “Current Issues in the News” discussions at Independent Living programs on Long Island and Manhattan regarding domestic and international issues facing America.  She was Executive Director of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy, and co-produced a monthly radio series. 

Registration suggested beginning March 26 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208 or register online. 

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room
There are 24 spaces available.

For more than a decade Rhoda has led “Current Issues in the News” discussions at Independent Living programs on Long Island and Manhattan regarding domestic and international issues facing America.  She was Executive Director of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy, and co-produced a monthly radio series. 

Registration suggested beginning March 26 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208 or register online. 

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

There are 24 spaces available.

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

Have you heard of the new trend taking the country by storm?  Adults are 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 Programming Room

Have you heard of the new trend taking the country by storm?  Adults are 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 Programming Room

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Station Babytime

Babies from birth to 9 months and their caregivers will enjoy a half hour of music, movement, nursery rhymes, and books introducing them to words, numbers, rhythm, and early literacy in a fun interactive environment.

Registration required and begins Wednesday, April 4 at 9:30 am.

 

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Babies from birth to 9 months and their caregivers will enjoy a half hour of music, movement, nursery rhymes, and books introducing them to words, numbers, rhythm, and early literacy in a fun interactive environment.

Registration required and begins Wednesday, April 4 at 9:30 am.

 

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Jr. Levels, Video Game Club!

JR. LEVELS PROGRAMS ARE FOR FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADERS. 

Come relax with friends for video game battles on our Wii U and 10 ft. screen!

 

CONTACT:  Adam Hinz  516-466-8055 x 246  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

JR. LEVELS PROGRAMS ARE FOR FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADERS. 

Come relax with friends for video game battles on our Wii U and 10 ft. screen!

 

CONTACT:
  Adam Hinz
  516.466.8055 x 246
  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Jr.Levels, Beginner Ukulele!

JR. LEVELS PROGRAMS ARE FOR FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADERS. Ukuleles will be provided for this program.

Start with the basics of this fun and versatile instrument. Learn strumming technique, chords, strumming patterns, and a few songs along the way. Bring your own uke or borrow one of ours!

 

CONTACT:  Adam Hinz  516-466-8055 x 246  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Station Branch

JR. LEVELS PROGRAMS ARE FOR FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADERS. Ukuleles will be provided for this program.

Start with the basics of this fun and versatile instrument. Learn strumming technique, chords, strumming patterns, and a few songs along the way. Bring your own uke or borrow one of ours!

 

CONTACT:
  Adam Hinz
  516.466.8055 x 246
  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Station Branch

 
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4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Homework Helpers!

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Need help with your homework or a quiet place to get your homework done? Join us for this drop-in program where kids in grades K to 5 can receive homework help from high school students in a group setting. Stop by the multi-purpose room on the lower level on each day of the program to check in. 

The program will run on Mondays and Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in April and May, 4/9, 4/12, 4/16, 4/19, 4/23, 4/26, 4/30, 5/3, 5/7, 5/10, 5/14, 5/17, 5/21, 5/24

 

CONTACT:  Adam Hinz  516-466-8055 x 246  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

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Need help with your homework or a quiet place to get your homework done? Join us for this drop-in program where kids in grades K to 5 can receive homework help from high school students in a group setting. Stop by the multi-purpose room on the lower level on each day of the program to check in. 

The program will run on Mondays and Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in April and May, 4/9, 4/12, 4/16, 4/19, 4/23, 4/26, 4/30, 5/3, 5/7, 5/10, 5/14, 5/17, 5/21, 5/24

 

CONTACT:
  Adam Hinz
  516.466.8055 x 246
  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

 
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5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Levels: FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE with Mike!

Help create our own SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE-style sketch comedy show, the first episode of which will be livestreamed on the internet this MAY (dates TBA)!  Writers and performers needed, tech people too -- if you think you’re funny, come on down!  

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

Help create our own SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE-style sketch comedy show, the first episode of which will be livestreamed on the internet this MAY (dates TBA)!  Writers and performers needed, tech people too -- if you think you’re funny, come on down!  

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: UKULELE with Matt!

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN UKE!!!  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

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN UKE!!!  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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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Levels: D.I.Y. & CRAFTS with Gabby!

Love to create projects you've seen on the internet?  Learn to make cool crafts like bath fizzies, wall art, games and more!  Come to Levels and Do It Yourself!

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

Love to create projects you've seen on the internet?  Learn to make cool crafts like bath fizzies, wall art, games and more!  Come to Levels and Do It Yourself!

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
Long Range Planning Committee Meeting at Main Library
LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
Tuesday May 1, 2018 - Thursday May 31, 2018
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Salt and Pepper Shakers on Display
presented by Librarian Barbara Buckley

You may know of our wonderful Reference Librarian Barbara Buckley from the S tation Branch’s English Language Conversation Group, but did you know she’s also an avid collector of eclectic salt and pepper shakers?  Come see her collection on display at the Library!
 

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby Art Gallery

You may know of our wonderful Reference Librarian Barbara Buckley from the S tation Branch’s English Language Conversation Group, but did you know she’s also an avid collector of eclectic salt and pepper shakers?  Come see her collection on display at the Library!
 

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby Art Gallery

Tuesday May 1, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Open Play Time

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Stories for Tots

Join us for a fun filled, early literacy experience!

You and your child (18-23 months) will participate in a variety of simple songs, rhymes, music and smiles.  March to your own beat during this series.

For ages 18 - 23 month olds only with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to April 10 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 10, April 17, April 24, May 1, May 8 and May 15

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

Join us for a fun filled, early literacy experience!

You and your child (18-23 months) will participate in a variety of simple songs, rhymes, music and smiles.  March to your own beat during this series.

For ages 18 - 23 month olds only with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to April 10 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 10, April 17, April 24, May 1, May 8 and May 15

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room


 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tiny Tots Storytime

Children ages 2 to 5 years old are invited to join us as we share stories and songs!

For ages 2- 5 years only

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to April 10, the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 10, April 17, April 24, May 1, May 8, and May 15

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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

Children ages 2 to 5 years old are invited to join us as we share stories and songs!

For ages 2- 5 years only

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to April 10, the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 10, April 17, April 24, May 1, May 8, and May 15

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
English Language Conversation
facilitated by Librarian Barbara Buckley

The Library invites all new speakers of English to join our English Language Conversation Group. These are small, informal groups of people that get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served. No registration required. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

The Library invites all new speakers of English to join our English Language Conversation Group. These are small, informal groups of people that get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served. No registration required. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

 
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Open Play Time

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
GNL Tech Squad

Teen volunteers will help you learn how to use your iPad or tablet, social media, Microsoft Office, smartphone apps, and more. Bring in specific questions and issues, or just learn the basics of technology. No registration required. 

CONTACT:  Adam Hinz  516-466-8055 ext.246  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

Teen volunteers will help you learn how to use your iPad or tablet, social media, Microsoft Office, smartphone apps, and more. Bring in specific questions and issues, or just learn the basics of technology. No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Adam Hinz
  516.466.8055 ext.246
  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
GNL Tech Squad

Teen volunteers will help you learn how to use your iPad or tablet, social media, Microsoft Office, smartphone apps, and more. Bring in specific questions and issues, or just learn the basics of technology. No registration required. 

CONTACT:  Adam Hinz  516-466-8055 ext.246  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

Teen volunteers will help you learn how to use your iPad or tablet, social media, Microsoft Office, smartphone apps, and more. Bring in specific questions and issues, or just learn the basics of technology. No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Adam Hinz
  516.466.8055 ext.246
  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
GNL Tech Squad

Teen volunteers will help you learn how to use your iPad or tablet, social media, Microsoft Office, smartphone apps, and more. Bring in specific questions and issues, or just learn the basics of technology. No registration required. 

CONTACT:  Adam Hinz  516-466-8055 ext.246  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

Teen volunteers will help you learn how to use your iPad or tablet, social media, Microsoft Office, smartphone apps, and more. Bring in specific questions and issues, or just learn the basics of technology. No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Adam Hinz
  516.466.8055 ext.246
  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
GNL Tech Squad

Teen volunteers will help you learn how to use your iPad or tablet, social media, Microsoft Office, smartphone apps, and more. Bring in specific questions and issues, or just learn the basics of technology. No registration required. 

CONTACT:  Adam Hinz  516-466-8055 ext.246  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Station Branch

Teen volunteers will help you learn how to use your iPad or tablet, social media, Microsoft Office, smartphone apps, and more. Bring in specific questions and issues, or just learn the basics of technology. No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Adam Hinz
  516.466.8055 ext.246
  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Station Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 4:40 PM
K-2nd Story Crafts

This series of classes will have youngsters listening to a story and making a related craft to take home.

For Kindergarten - 2nd graders

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to April 10 - the first date of the program for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 10, April 17, April 24, May 1, May 8 and May 15

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room
There are 9 spaces available.

This series of classes will have youngsters listening to a story and making a related craft to take home.

For Kindergarten - 2nd graders

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to April 10 - the first date of the program for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 10, April 17, April 24, May 1, May 8 and May 15

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Station Toytime
 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tonal Tuesdays

Bring your instruments and put in practice hours together during this unstructured hour of musical fun!

For children in grades 3 - 6

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

Bring your instruments and put in practice hours together during this unstructured hour of musical fun!

For children in grades 3 - 6

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Jr.Levels, Just Dance!

JR. LEVELS PROGRAMS ARE FOR FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADERS.

Learn fun dance moves and choreography in a fun and party-like atmosphere.

 

CONTACT:  Adam Hinz  516-466-8055 x 246  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

JR. LEVELS PROGRAMS ARE FOR FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADERS.

Learn fun dance moves and choreography in a fun and party-like atmosphere.

 

CONTACT:
  Adam Hinz
  516.466.8055 x 246
  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Levels: PODCASTING with Jonelle & Matt!

Got a story you want to share? Learn the basics of podcasting, including the technical aspects, useful apps, and the basics of voice acting. Visit us to add your episode to the Levels podcast!

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

Got a story you want to share? Learn the basics of podcasting, including the technical aspects, useful apps, and the basics of voice acting. Visit us to add your episode to the Levels podcast!

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 - 7:10 PM
Science Cafe

Calling all 1st and 2nd graders to join our Science Cafe for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week.

For 1st and 2nd grades only

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to April 10 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 10, April 17, April 24, May 1, May 8 and May 15

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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

Calling all 1st and 2nd graders to join our Science Cafe for a great time with old and new friends to exercise design, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while creating a different activity each week.

For 1st and 2nd grades only

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to April 10 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 10, April 17, April 24, May 1, May 8 and May 15

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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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: YOGA with Jonelle!

Feel better inside and out with the cleansing power of Yoga and Meditation!  Let go of your stress and reach for success!  

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

Feel better inside and out with the cleansing power of Yoga and Meditation!  Let go of your stress and reach for success!  

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
Lego Night

 

Come join us for Lego Night! You don’t have to be young to love Legos, just young at heart.  This night is not just for kids, so come on out grown-ups. What you build may even wind up on display in the branch. Children under 10 must have a grown up with them.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 

Come join us for Lego Night! You don’t have to be young to love Legos, just young at heart.  This night is not just for kids, so come on out grown-ups. What you build may even wind up on display in the branch. Children under 10 must have a grown up with them.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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6:45 PM - 8:00 PM
LEGO Night

What you build may even wind up on display in the branch!

Children under 10 must have a grown up with them. For all ages!

No registration required.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

What you build may even wind up on display in the branch!

Children under 10 must have a grown up with them. For all ages!

No registration required.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Comeback Program for Practice Test Score Results

SAT or ACT Practice Test and Comeback Program for Practice Test Score Results: A Two-Part Program

SAT or ACT Practice Test
 Sunday, April 22, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Parkville Branch Library
 At the first part of the event, Curvebreakers Test Prep will administer a fully timed and proctored SAT or ACT exam, just like the real exam.  Teens will choose which test they want to take when they register.  The practice exam will help students get a feel for the timing and stamina required for the real exam.  Each student will get back the graded exam with scoring information and customized comments when they attend the Comeback Program on Tuesday, May, 1.

Comeback Program for Practice Test Score Results
Tuesday, May 1, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Parkville Branch Library
 During the second part of the event, Nick LaPoma, Curvebreakers founder will hand back the exams, explain the scores and how to analyze them.  He will advise parents and students on how to choose between the SAT and the ACT.  Parents are encouraged to attend the comeback program.

Advanced registration for teens in grades 9 and above with teen's own library card. Teens who take the practice test and their parents are automatically registered for the comeback program.  Should the practice test registration and waiting list become full, walk-in’s will be admitted on a first come first serve basis, if space permits.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

SAT or ACT Practice Test and Comeback Program for Practice Test Score Results: A Two-Part Program

SAT or ACT Practice Test
 Sunday, April 22, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Parkville Branch Library
 At the first part of the event, Curvebreakers Test Prep will administer a fully timed and proctored SAT or ACT exam, just like the real exam.  Teens will choose which test they want to take when they register.  The practice exam will help students get a feel for the timing and stamina required for the real exam.  Each student will get back the graded exam with scoring information and customized comments when they attend the Comeback Program on Tuesday, May, 1.

Comeback Program for Practice Test Score Results
Tuesday, May 1, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Parkville Branch Library
 During the second part of the event, Nick LaPoma, Curvebreakers founder will hand back the exams, explain the scores and how to analyze them.  He will advise parents and students on how to choose between the SAT and the ACT.  Parents are encouraged to attend the comeback program.

Advanced registration for teens in grades 9 and above with teen's own library card. Teens who take the practice test and their parents are automatically registered for the comeback program.  Should the practice test registration and waiting list become full, walk-in’s will be admitted on a first come first serve basis, if space permits.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

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

THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
What is Mental Illness? Presented by Ellen Ritz, NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness

What is Mental Illness?

How Families and Others Can Make A Difference in the Success of Someone Struggling .

Ellen Ritz (RN) President of NAMI Queens/Nassau and Carol Ann Viccora NAMI Board member will discuss experiences and information to help understand what a Mental Health Disorder is.  Q and A after the presentation.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

What is Mental Illness?

How Families and Others Can Make A Difference in the Success of Someone Struggling .

Ellen Ritz (RN) President of NAMI Queens/Nassau and Carol Ann Viccora NAMI Board member will discuss experiences and information to help understand what a Mental Health Disorder is.  Q and A after the presentation.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Wednesday May 2, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Open Play Time

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Itty Bitty Babies

Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, cuddles and books appropriate for the youngest of the young. Learn how to introduce your child to words and language by incorporating songs into all your routines such as bath time, diaper changes, getting into the car seat and naptime!.

For 0 - 9 month olds (non-crawlers) with parent/caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to April 11 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9 and May 16

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, cuddles and books appropriate for the youngest of the young. Learn how to introduce your child to words and language by incorporating songs into all your routines such as bath time, diaper changes, getting into the car seat and naptime!.

For 0 - 9 month olds (non-crawlers) with parent/caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to April 11 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9 and May 16

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Chess at Main

Enjoy a game of chess. All skill levels welcome.

LOCATION: Small Multipurpose Room Main

Enjoy a game of chess. All skill levels welcome.

LOCATION: Small Multipurpose Room Main

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Scrabble at Station

Enjoy a game of Scrabble, now at the Station Branch!

Wednesdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Enjoy a game of Scrabble, now at the Station Branch!

Wednesdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

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

THE JOURNEY

2016, 94 minutes, PG-13

Director: Nick Hamm

Cast: Timothy Spall, Colm Meaney, John Hurt

Synopsis: A fictional account of the extraordinary story of two implacable enemies in Northern Ireland. Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness are forced to take a short journey together in which they will take the biggest leap of faith and change the course of history.

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

THE JOURNEY

2016, 94 minutes, PG-13

Director: Nick Hamm

Cast: Timothy Spall, Colm Meaney, John Hurt

Synopsis: A fictional account of the extraordinary story of two implacable enemies in Northern Ireland. Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness are forced to take a short journey together in which they will take the biggest leap of faith and change the course of history.

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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2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Creative Crawlers

Crawl, create, and make art with your little one! This art program is for babies only! Children under the age of 2 are invited to explore various techniques, textures, and mediums in an engaging and nurturing environment. And don’t forget to come dressed for a mess!

For 0 - 23 months with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am Online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to April11 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9 and May 16

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

 

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

Crawl, create, and make art with your little one! This art program is for babies only! Children under the age of 2 are invited to explore various techniques, textures, and mediums in an engaging and nurturing environment. And don’t forget to come dressed for a mess!

For 0 - 23 months with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am Online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.  (Must scroll back to April11 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9 and May 16

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

 

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room


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

Classes now held every Wednesday!

Come and learn the basics, 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

Classes now held every Wednesday!

Come and learn the basics, 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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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Jr.Levels, Digital Storytelling!

JR. LEVELS PROGRAMS ARE FOR FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADERS. Laptops will be provided for this program.

Learn to use Google Slides to create your own digital story with photographs, video, animation, music, and more. Laptops will be provided. 

 

CONTACT:  Adam Hinz  516-466-8055 x 246  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

JR. LEVELS PROGRAMS ARE FOR FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADERS. Laptops will be provided for this program.

Learn to use Google Slides to create your own digital story with photographs, video, animation, music, and more. Laptops will be provided. 

 

CONTACT:
  Adam Hinz
  516.466.8055 x 246
  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

 
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5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Children's Crochet Club

Join us every Wednesday for our Children’s Crochet Club, whether you already know how to crochet or not! Work on a project for yourself or earn community service hours by making an item to donate to a local charity. Materials will be provided.

For children in grades 1 - 6

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

Join us every Wednesday for our Children’s Crochet Club, whether you already know how to crochet or not! Work on a project for yourself or earn community service hours by making an item to donate to a local charity. Materials will be provided.

For children in grades 1 - 6

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Levels: IMPROV with Jonelle & Barry!

Wanna learn how to be funny?  Play hilarious theatre games with us, and learn how to put a scene together without a script!  No experience necessary!

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

Wanna learn how to be funny?  Play hilarious theatre games with us, and learn how to put a scene together without a script!  No experience necessary!

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 - 7:10 PM
Simply S.T.E.M.

This is a series of programs created to inspire learning through inquiry and play.  Specifically for 5th and 6th graders who are looking for engaging ways to experience S.T.E.M. learning!!

Each session may be different and full of fun and learning.

For 5th & 6th graders only

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055 (Must scroll back to April 11 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9 and May 16

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

This is a series of programs created to inspire learning through inquiry and play.  Specifically for 5th and 6th graders who are looking for engaging ways to experience S.T.E.M. learning!!

Each session may be different and full of fun and learning.

For 5th & 6th graders only

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055 (Must scroll back to April 11 - the first date of the program, for registration information)

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9 and May 16

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room


 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Levels: PROP & SET MAKING with Barry!

Help create the set, props and more for our Spring theatre production, CLUE: The Musical!  You'll learn simple carpentry, and cool crafting and painting tricks!

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

Help create the set, props and more for our Spring theatre production, CLUE: The Musical!  You'll learn simple carpentry, and cool crafting and painting tricks!

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

Wednesday, April 25 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Wednesdays, May 2, 9, 16, and 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
at the Main library

Students will spend one class per week on a different topic, addressing not only the strategies, tips and tricks for that section but also a large amount of content and question review.  The course starts with a diagnostic exam so students can assess their skills and bring their score up to a higher level.  Students should bring a calculator, pen or pencil, and a notebook to class.

The $25 registration fee (includes course materials), cash or check made out to “Great Neck Library”, will be collected at the first class, on Wednesday, April 25.   Registration is for teens in grades 10 and up.  Teen’s own library card is required for registration.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

Wednesday, April 25 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Wednesdays, May 2, 9, 16, and 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
at the Main library

Students will spend one class per week on a different topic, addressing not only the strategies, tips and tricks for that section but also a large amount of content and question review.  The course starts with a diagnostic exam so students can assess their skills and bring their score up to a higher level.  Students should bring a calculator, pen or pencil, and a notebook to class.

The $25 registration fee (includes course materials), cash or check made out to “Great Neck Library”, will be collected at the first class, on Wednesday, April 25.   Registration is for teens in grades 10 and up.  Teen’s own library card is required for registration.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Depression Era Glass presented by Rosemary Trietsch

Depression glassware is the term used to describe machine-produced glass products made in the United States from 1925 to 1940. During the Depression, glass companies such as Fenton, Anchor Hocking and Cambridge gave their products away as premiums when people made other purchases. “The Depression hit and people didn’t have any disposable income. They had to be creative with their marketing,” says Trietsch. “The glassware industry would wholesale its products to other businesses rather than selling directly to people. If you went to the movies, you got a bowl. If you bought a 10-pound bag of flour instead of a 5-pound bag of flour, you got a cake plate. It kept the glassware industry afloat.”

Registration suggested beginning March 26 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208 or register online.

Each attendee may bring up to 3 items for identification.

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

Depression glassware is the term used to describe machine-produced glass products made in the United States from 1925 to 1940. During the Depression, glass companies such as Fenton, Anchor Hocking and Cambridge gave their products away as premiums when people made other purchases. “The Depression hit and people didn’t have any disposable income. They had to be creative with their marketing,” says Trietsch. “The glassware industry would wholesale its products to other businesses rather than selling directly to people. If you went to the movies, you got a bowl. If you bought a 10-pound bag of flour instead of a 5-pound bag of flour, you got a cake plate. It kept the glassware industry afloat.”

Registration suggested beginning March 26 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208 or register online.

Each attendee may bring up to 3 items for identification.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are many spaces available.

 
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Levels: DUNGEONS & DRAGONS with Jamie!

All ye mages, thieves and paladins!  Join us to roll the 20-sided die and play the king of all roleplaying games!  

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

All ye mages, thieves and paladins!  Join us to roll the 20-sided die and play the king of all roleplaying games!  

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
Policy & Bylaws Committee Meeting @ Main
LOCATION: Main - Small Multipurpose Room
Thursday May 3, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Open Play Time

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Baby Time

Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, cuddles and books appropriate for the youngest of the young.  Learn how to introduce your child to words and language by incorporating songs into all your routines such as bath time, diaper changes, getting into the car seat and naptime!

For 0 - 9 month olds (non-crawlers) with parent/caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 12, April 19, April 26, May 3, May 10 and May 17

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency

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LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, cuddles and books appropriate for the youngest of the young.  Learn how to introduce your child to words and language by incorporating songs into all your routines such as bath time, diaper changes, getting into the car seat and naptime!

For 0 - 9 month olds (non-crawlers) with parent/caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 12, April 19, April 26, May 3, May 10 and May 17

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency

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LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Stories for Tots

Come join us for a fun filled, early literacy experience!  You and your child (18-23 months) will participate in a variety of simple songs, rhymes, music and smiles.  March to your own beat during this series.

For 18 - 23 month olds with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 12, April 19, April 26, May 3, May 10 and May 17

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room
There are 3 spaces available.

Come join us for a fun filled, early literacy experience!  You and your child (18-23 months) will participate in a variety of simple songs, rhymes, music and smiles.  March to your own beat during this series.

For 18 - 23 month olds with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055. 

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 12, April 19, April 26, May 3, May 10 and May 17

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

There are 3 spaces available.

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Imagination Playground

A child’s imagination is an amazing thing. Now combine that creativity with these large, light-weight foam blocks and the possibilities are endless. The blocks can be connected in all sorts of styles, giving kids the freedom to express themselves through play. They’ll be so busy building, expanding, connecting, and creating that they won’t even realize that they are in fact learning important problem-solving skills.

For 2 - 5 year olds (siblings welcomed)

Registration begins Thursday, April 26, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055

Session of programs includes the following dates: May 3, May 10 and May 17

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room
There are 13 spaces available.

A child’s imagination is an amazing thing. Now combine that creativity with these large, light-weight foam blocks and the possibilities are endless. The blocks can be connected in all sorts of styles, giving kids the freedom to express themselves through play. They’ll be so busy building, expanding, connecting, and creating that they won’t even realize that they are in fact learning important problem-solving skills.

For 2 - 5 year olds (siblings welcomed)

Registration begins Thursday, April 26, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055

Session of programs includes the following dates: May 3, May 10 and May 17

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are 13 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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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Blood Pressure Screenings at Station

Have your blood pressure checked by a clinical nurse from St. Francis Hospital, free of charge.

Hypertension affects an astounding one in four adult Americans. Also known as high blood pressure, this condition usually has no symptoms, which is why it is often called the “silent killer.”

No registration required. Will be held in the Reference area.

Screenings will be held on Thursdays, April 5, May 3, and June 7 at the Station Branch from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Station Branch

Have your blood pressure checked by a clinical nurse from St. Francis Hospital, free of charge.

Hypertension affects an astounding one in four adult Americans. Also known as high blood pressure, this condition usually has no symptoms, which is why it is often called the “silent killer.”

No registration required. Will be held in the Reference area.

Screenings will be held on Thursdays, April 5, May 3, and June 7 at the Station Branch from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Station Branch

 
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Open Play Time

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction presented by Dr. Joseph Diamond, Northwell

Dr. Joseph Diamond’s talk will focus on how to teach ourselves better ways to deal with life’s stressors so that they do not have such a strong negative impact on our health. One technique that is used to help train the mind to better control its approach to stress is Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. Mindfulness is the practice of moment to moment awareness, by purposely focusing one’s attention on the present moment without any pre-conceived expectation or judgment.

Dr. Joseph Diamond, MD is the Director of Nuclear Cardiology at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He provides comprehensive cardiovascular care with a focus on prevention of heart disease. Dr. Diamond is an American Society of Hypertension Clinical Specialist in treating Hypertension. He completed a 7-day professional training retreat with Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn and Dr. Saki Santorelli on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Mind-Body Medicine. He is an Associate Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

Registration suggested beginning March 26 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208 or register online.

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

Dr. Joseph Diamond’s talk will focus on how to teach ourselves better ways to deal with life’s stressors so that they do not have such a strong negative impact on our health. One technique that is used to help train the mind to better control its approach to stress is Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. Mindfulness is the practice of moment to moment awareness, by purposely focusing one’s attention on the present moment without any pre-conceived expectation or judgment.

Dr. Joseph Diamond, MD is the Director of Nuclear Cardiology at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He provides comprehensive cardiovascular care with a focus on prevention of heart disease. Dr. Diamond is an American Society of Hypertension Clinical Specialist in treating Hypertension. He completed a 7-day professional training retreat with Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn and Dr. Saki Santorelli on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Mind-Body Medicine. He is an Associate Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

Registration suggested beginning March 26 by calling 466-8055, ext. 208 or register online.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are many spaces available.

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

THE JOURNEY

2016, 94 minutes, PG-13

Director: Nick Hamm

Cast: Timothy Spall, Colm Meaney, John Hurt

Synopsis: A fictional account of the extraordinary story of two implacable enemies in Northern Ireland. Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness are forced to take a short journey together in which they will take the biggest leap of faith and change the course of history.

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

THE JOURNEY

2016, 94 minutes, PG-13

Director: Nick Hamm

Cast: Timothy Spall, Colm Meaney, John Hurt

Synopsis: A fictional account of the extraordinary story of two implacable enemies in Northern Ireland. Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness are forced to take a short journey together in which they will take the biggest leap of faith and change the course of history.

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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3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Little Listeners

Come celebrate wonderful stories chosen just for preschoolers.  Join this interactive thirty minute story time full of fun activities with group movement songs.

Siblings are welcomed!!

For ages 3 - 5 years old with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 12, April 19, April 26, May 3, May 10 and May 17

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room
There are 7 spaces available.

Come celebrate wonderful stories chosen just for preschoolers.  Join this interactive thirty minute story time full of fun activities with group movement songs.

Siblings are welcomed!!

For ages 3 - 5 years old with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 12, April 19, April 26, May 3, May 10 and May 17

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Jr.Levels, Intermediate Ukulele!

JR. LEVELS PROGRAMS ARE FOR FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADERS. Ukuleles will be provided for this program.

This class is for children who have already taken our ukulele workshops, or for more advanced players: learn more complex chord structures, finger picking technique and melodies, and incorporate them into songs. Bring your own uke or borrow one of ours!

 

CONTACT:  Adam Hinz  516-466-8055 x 246  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

JR. LEVELS PROGRAMS ARE FOR FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADERS. Ukuleles will be provided for this program.

This class is for children who have already taken our ukulele workshops, or for more advanced players: learn more complex chord structures, finger picking technique and melodies, and incorporate them into songs. Bring your own uke or borrow one of ours!

 

CONTACT:
  Adam Hinz
  516.466.8055 x 246
  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Levels Teen Center

 
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4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Homework Helpers!

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Need help with your homework or a quiet place to get your homework done? Join us for this drop-in program where kids in grades K to 5 can receive homework help from high school students in a group setting. Stop by the multi-purpose room on the lower level on each day of the program to check in. 

The program will run on Mondays and Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in April and May, 4/9, 4/12, 4/16, 4/19, 4/23, 4/26, 4/30, 5/3, 5/7, 5/10, 5/14, 5/17, 5/21, 5/24

 

CONTACT:  Adam Hinz  516-466-8055 x 246  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

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Need help with your homework or a quiet place to get your homework done? Join us for this drop-in program where kids in grades K to 5 can receive homework help from high school students in a group setting. Stop by the multi-purpose room on the lower level on each day of the program to check in. 

The program will run on Mondays and Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in April and May, 4/9, 4/12, 4/16, 4/19, 4/23, 4/26, 4/30, 5/3, 5/7, 5/10, 5/14, 5/17, 5/21, 5/24

 

CONTACT:
  Adam Hinz
  516.466.8055 x 246
  ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Levels: CREATIVE WRITING with Jamie & Barry!

We'll give tips and pointers for writing short stories. Follow the prompt for the day, or write whatever you want; it's your tale to tell. (NOTE: no class 5/31).

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 give tips and pointers for writing short stories. Follow the prompt for the day, or write whatever you want; it's your tale to tell. (NOTE: no class 5/31).

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 - 7:10 PM
B'Twixt & B'Tween Club

B'Twixt & B'Tween club is a series of programs offered combining traditional literature with hands-on activities in science, math, and the arts. 

Each session is different and full of fun and learning!

For 3rd & 4th graders only

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 12, April 19, April 26, May 3, May 10 and May 17

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

 

LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

B'Twixt & B'Tween club is a series of programs offered combining traditional literature with hands-on activities in science, math, and the arts. 

Each session is different and full of fun and learning!

For 3rd & 4th graders only

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 12, April 19, April 26, May 3, May 10 and May 17

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

 

LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room


 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
English Language Conversation Group

The Library invites all new speakers of English to join our English Language Conversation Group, facilitated by Librarian Jennifer Ransom. These are small, informal groups of people that get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. 

Please call Lakeville at 516-466-8055, ext. 232 in order to register, beginning  March 22.

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

The Library invites all new speakers of English to join our English Language Conversation Group, facilitated by Librarian Jennifer Ransom. These are small, informal groups of people that get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. 

Please call Lakeville at 516-466-8055, ext. 232 in order to register, beginning  March 22.

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Levels: MULTIPLAYER ONLINE GAMING with Jamie!

Come play casual online games with us!  We'll vote on a different game every week.  We can provide laptops, or you can just bring your own. (NOTE: no class 5/31).

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

Come play casual online games with us!  We'll vote on a different game every week.  We can provide laptops, or you can just bring your own. (NOTE: no class 5/31).

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 other Thursday night.  Help, advice, and chitchat will be facilitated.

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 other Thursday night.  Help, advice, and chitchat will be facilitated.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Yoga and Meditation Series 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.

Series of 8 classes: $40 Registration Fee for entire series.  In-person registration (check, cash or money order payable to Great Neck Library) begins March 26 for Great Neck School District residents and April 2 for non-residents.

Please call 466-8055, ext. 208/254 for 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.

Series of 8 classes: $40 Registration Fee for entire series.  In-person registration (check, cash or money order payable to Great Neck Library) begins March 26 for Great Neck School District residents and April 2 for non-residents.

Please call 466-8055, ext. 208/254 for further information.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Friday May 4, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Open Play Time

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

Children and their caregivers will be able to play together while visiting the library.  Meet others from the community and play with toys and your little ones in this unguided program.

Please keep your children safe by ensuring that they're closely supervised at all times.  Thank you!

This program is available to Great Neck district residents of all ages with Parent/Caregiver

No registration required - (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main - Small Multipurpose Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Project Independence Men’s 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 Men’s 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 Men’s Group at the Parkville Branch.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Toy Time

Enjoy forty-five minutes of preschool fun featuring a musical setting, singing, puzzles, and toys in which little ones can play  and climb. 

First fifteen minutes will be circle time!!

For ages 10 - 17 month olds only with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 13, April 20, April 27, May 4, May 11 and May 18

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room
There are 4 spaces available.

Enjoy forty-five minutes of preschool fun featuring a musical setting, singing, puzzles, and toys in which little ones can play  and climb. 

First fifteen minutes will be circle time!!

For ages 10 - 17 month olds only with Parent/Caregiver

Registration begins Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30am online only, 10:01am in person or over the phone at 516-466-8055.

Session of programs includes the following dates: April 13, April 20, April 27, May 4, May 11 and May 18

This program is available to Great Neck district residents ONLY (be prepared to show proof of residency)

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LOCATION: Main- Children's Program Room

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
ESL with Lisa Greenwald