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

 

Wednesday October 23, 2019
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Scrabble Club

Enjoy a game of Scrabble with new friends at the Station Branch!

 

All levels welcome!

LOCATION: Station Branch Small Room

Enjoy a game of Scrabble with new friends at the Station Branch!

 

All levels welcome!

LOCATION: Station Branch Small Room

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

ALL IS TRUE

2019, 101 minutes, PG-13

Director:  Kenneth Branagh

Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen

Synopsis:  The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family.

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

ALL IS TRUE

2019, 101 minutes, PG-13

Director:  Kenneth Branagh

Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen

Synopsis:  The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family.

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

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

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

Please call to register at ext. 232. 

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

Come and learn the basics, 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

Thursday October 24, 2019
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Project Independence Social Discussion Group

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Classic Games Afternoon at Parkville

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Come play Scrabble, Backgammon, or Chess with new friends at all levels at the Parkville Branch!

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LOCATION: Reference Area

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Come play Scrabble, Backgammon, or Chess with new friends at all levels at the Parkville Branch!

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LOCATION: Reference Area

 
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Parkville Pageturners

October 24, 2019

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

 

Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But one stormy night, Rill is left in charge—until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents—but they quickly realize the dark truth. Rill fights to keep her sisters and brother together in a world of danger and uncertainty.
 

Based on one of America’s most notorious real-life scandals—in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country—Lisa Wingate’s riveting, wrenching, and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, the heart never forgets where we belong.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

October 24, 2019

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

 

Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But one stormy night, Rill is left in charge—until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents—but they quickly realize the dark truth. Rill fights to keep her sisters and brother together in a world of danger and uncertainty.
 

Based on one of America’s most notorious real-life scandals—in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country—Lisa Wingate’s riveting, wrenching, and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, the heart never forgets where we belong.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Great Decisions with Librarian Christy Orquera
United States and Mexico

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs.  The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.

Each year, eight topics are chosen by a panel of experts. This year we tackle critical issues from nuclear security to trade to the future of Europe.

Registration required.   Annual fee for all 8 sessions and the Briefing Book for the year is $10.00 for Great Neck residents, $20 for non-residents.

Call 466-8055, ext. 218, 219 or 254 for further information.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs.  The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.

Each year, eight topics are chosen by a panel of experts. This year we tackle critical issues from nuclear security to trade to the future of Europe.

Registration required.   Annual fee for all 8 sessions and the Briefing Book for the year is $10.00 for Great Neck residents, $20 for non-residents.

Call 466-8055, ext. 218, 219 or 254 for further information.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

ALL IS TRUE

2019, 101 minutes, PG-13

Director:  Kenneth Branagh

Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen

Synopsis:  The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family.

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

ALL IS TRUE

2019, 101 minutes, PG-13

Director:  Kenneth Branagh

Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen

Synopsis:  The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family.

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

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

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

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

CONTACT: Sheila
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

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

CONTACT:
  Sheila
  
  

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Yoga and Meditation facilitated by Sharon Epstein

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23 at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents. Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23 at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents. Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Friday October 25, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Project Independence Men's Group

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Yoga and Meditation Facilitated by Carolyn Carpentiere at Parkville

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only at the Parkville Branch only.  Registration begins Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only at the Parkville Branch only.  Registration begins Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

Saturday October 26, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tai Chi facilitated by Joseph Panico

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

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

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23  at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.

Please make payment in cash, charge card, check or money order, made payable to "Great Neck Library."         

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

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23  at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.

Please make payment in cash, charge card, check or money order, made payable to "Great Neck Library."         

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

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
New Beginnings Singles 50 Plus facilitated by Marla Matthews

Join the conversation or just come and listen when Marla Matthews, social worker and television talk show host of The Relationship Journey, facilitates this growing discussion, social and support group meetup. We will meet at the Main Library.  If you are divorced, widowed, single, or an empty nester age 50 plus who would like a new beginning, come and be inspired to make new friends, network and learn new skills towards reinventing yourself.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Join the conversation or just come and listen when Marla Matthews, social worker and television talk show host of The Relationship Journey, facilitates this growing discussion, social and support group meetup. We will meet at the Main Library.  If you are divorced, widowed, single, or an empty nester age 50 plus who would like a new beginning, come and be inspired to make new friends, network and learn new skills towards reinventing yourself.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Sunday October 27, 2019
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
The Hambones Perform Classic Rock
A well-crafted merry mix of Classic Rock n Roll from the 50s thru today!!  
 
Enjoy an afternoon of Classic Rock with The Hambones! - The Beatles, Stones, Who, Chuck Berry, Grateful Dead, Elvis, Wilburys, and Tom Petty.  With a cumulative 140 years in the Hambones are lead vocalist John Kouri, Scott Milch on drums, John Pizzicarola on guitars, and Steve Soltow on bass.  Dancing is encouraged!!!!

The Hambones continue to evolve and refine a truly unique musical palette, drawing on influences both urban and rural, to deliver a sound that could be called “Roots + Rockin”…

 

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register 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.
A well-crafted merry mix of Classic Rock n Roll from the 50s thru today!!  
 
Enjoy an afternoon of Classic Rock with The Hambones! - The Beatles, Stones, Who, Chuck Berry, Grateful Dead, Elvis, Wilburys, and Tom Petty.  With a cumulative 140 years in the Hambones are lead vocalist John Kouri, Scott Milch on drums, John Pizzicarola on guitars, and Steve Soltow on bass.  Dancing is encouraged!!!!

The Hambones continue to evolve and refine a truly unique musical palette, drawing on influences both urban and rural, to deliver a sound that could be called “Roots + Rockin”…

 

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register 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 October 28, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
World in Motion facilitated by Martha Cohen

Join Martha Cohen for a lively discussion on current world issues.   Open discussions on topics of the day.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

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

Join Martha Cohen for a lively discussion on current world issues.   Open discussions on topics of the day.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

There are many spaces available.

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

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Station's Stitchers: Cross Stitch Club

Join us for a weekly Cross Stitch Circle! Do you love cross stitch and want to share your love with other people? Do you want to share porjects and ideas with others? Maybe you simply want to stitch in the company of others...Drop in weekly at the Station Branch!

 

NOTE: We will not be meeting on 11/11 as the Library will be closed.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Join us for a weekly Cross Stitch Circle! Do you love cross stitch and want to share your love with other people? Do you want to share porjects and ideas with others? Maybe you simply want to stitch in the company of others...Drop in weekly at the Station Branch!

 

NOTE: We will not be meeting on 11/11 as the Library will be closed.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Tuesday October 29, 2019
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
English Language Conversation Group

Please note change of time!

The Library invites all practicing 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. The emphasis in this group is on conversation and pronunciation of English. Any level students from beginners to more advanced speakers can improve spoken English in a friendly, unstressful atmosphere. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served.

Registration not required but strongly suggested by e-mailing bbuckley@greatnecklibrary.org. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 302

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Please note change of time!

The Library invites all practicing 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. The emphasis in this group is on conversation and pronunciation of English. Any level students from beginners to more advanced speakers can improve spoken English in a friendly, unstressful atmosphere. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served.

Registration not required but strongly suggested by e-mailing bbuckley@greatnecklibrary.org. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 302

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art
Art Lecture Slide Presentation with Mary Vahey

The Jewish Museum will present Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art, the first exhibition to explore the remarkable career of Edith Halpert (1900-1970), the influential American art dealer and founder of the Downtown Gallery in New York City. A pioneer in the field and the first significant female gallerist in the United States, Halpert propelled American art to the fore at a time when the European avant-garde still enthralled the world.

The artists she supported — Stuart Davis, Jacob Lawrence, Georgia O'Keeffe, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Ben Shahn, and Charles Sheeler key among them — became icons of American modernism. Halpert also brought vital attention to overlooked nineteenth-century American artists, such as William Michael Harnett, Edward Hicks, and Raphaelle Peale, as well as little-known and anonymous folk artists.

With her revolutionary program at the Downtown Gallery, Halpert inspired generations of Americans to value the art of their own country, in their own time.

Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art at the Jewish Museum October 18, 2019-February 9, 2020

   

Edith Halpert at the Downtown Gallery, 1952, Photograph © Estate of Louis Faurer

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Mary Vahey is an art historian and assistant professor at SUNY.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

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

The Jewish Museum will present Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art, the first exhibition to explore the remarkable career of Edith Halpert (1900-1970), the influential American art dealer and founder of the Downtown Gallery in New York City. A pioneer in the field and the first significant female gallerist in the United States, Halpert propelled American art to the fore at a time when the European avant-garde still enthralled the world.

The artists she supported — Stuart Davis, Jacob Lawrence, Georgia O'Keeffe, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Ben Shahn, and Charles Sheeler key among them — became icons of American modernism. Halpert also brought vital attention to overlooked nineteenth-century American artists, such as William Michael Harnett, Edward Hicks, and Raphaelle Peale, as well as little-known and anonymous folk artists.

With her revolutionary program at the Downtown Gallery, Halpert inspired generations of Americans to value the art of their own country, in their own time.

Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art at the Jewish Museum October 18, 2019-February 9, 2020

   

Edith Halpert at the Downtown Gallery, 1952, Photograph © Estate of Louis Faurer

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Mary Vahey is an art historian and assistant professor at SUNY.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are many spaces available.

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

The Martian by Andy Weir

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

The Martian by Andy Weir

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Wednesday October 30, 2019
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12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Chess at Main

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

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

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

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Scrabble Club

Enjoy a game of Scrabble with new friends at the Station Branch!

 

All levels welcome!

LOCATION: Station Branch Small Room

Enjoy a game of Scrabble with new friends at the Station Branch!

 

All levels welcome!

LOCATION: Station Branch Small Room

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

THE WHITE CROW

2019, 127 minutes, R, Russian with English subtitles

Director:  Ralph Fiennes

Cast: Oleg Ivenko, Ralph Fiennes

Synopsis: Capturing the raw physicality and brilliance of Rudolf Nureyev, whose escape to the West stunned the world at the height of the Cold War. With his magnetic presence, Nureyev emerged as ballet's most famous star, a wild and beautiful dancer limited by the world of 1950s Leningrad. His flirtation with Western artists and ideas leads him into a high-stakes game of cat and mouse with the KGB.

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 WHITE CROW

2019, 127 minutes, R, Russian with English subtitles

Director:  Ralph Fiennes

Cast: Oleg Ivenko, Ralph Fiennes

Synopsis: Capturing the raw physicality and brilliance of Rudolf Nureyev, whose escape to the West stunned the world at the height of the Cold War. With his magnetic presence, Nureyev emerged as ballet's most famous star, a wild and beautiful dancer limited by the world of 1950s Leningrad. His flirtation with Western artists and ideas leads him into a high-stakes game of cat and mouse with the KGB.

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

Thursday October 31, 2019
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Project Independence Social Discussion Group

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Classic Games Afternoon at Parkville

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Come play Scrabble, Backgammon, or Chess with new friends at all levels at the Parkville Branch!

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LOCATION: Reference Area

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Come play Scrabble, Backgammon, or Chess with new friends at all levels at the Parkville Branch!

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LOCATION: Reference Area

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

THE WHITE CROW

2019, 127 minutes, R, Russian with English subtitles

Director:  Ralph Fiennes

Cast: Oleg Ivenko, Ralph Fiennes

Synopsis: Capturing the raw physicality and brilliance of Rudolf Nureyev, whose escape to the West stunned the world at the height of the Cold War. With his magnetic presence, Nureyev emerged as ballet's most famous star, a wild and beautiful dancer limited by the world of 1950s Leningrad. His flirtation with Western artists and ideas leads him into a high-stakes game of cat and mouse with the KGB.

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 WHITE CROW

2019, 127 minutes, R, Russian with English subtitles

Director:  Ralph Fiennes

Cast: Oleg Ivenko, Ralph Fiennes

Synopsis: Capturing the raw physicality and brilliance of Rudolf Nureyev, whose escape to the West stunned the world at the height of the Cold War. With his magnetic presence, Nureyev emerged as ballet's most famous star, a wild and beautiful dancer limited by the world of 1950s Leningrad. His flirtation with Western artists and ideas leads him into a high-stakes game of cat and mouse with the KGB.

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

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

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

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

CONTACT: Sheila
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

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

CONTACT:
  Sheila
  
  

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

Friday November 1, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Project Independence Men's Group

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Yoga and Meditation Facilitated by Carolyn Carpentiere at Parkville

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only at the Parkville Branch only.  Registration begins Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only at the Parkville Branch only.  Registration begins Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Socrates Salon with Conversation Host Ron Gross
Justice in America
A TED Circle Conversation

This session will be one of 150 conversation groups across 40 countries that are participating in a global experiment called “TED Circles.”

Watch a short (15-minute) TED TALK on the subject of the session, then discuss the ideas presented in the video, sharing your own experiences, knowledge and wisdom.
 
TED TALKS are the creation of a renowned nonpartisan nonprofit organization devoted to spreading inspiring ideas in the form of short, powerful presentations by top experts in diverse fields.
 
Share your life experiences, knowledge, and wisdom about topics that matter, as we move from small talk to Big Talk. Everyone speaks and everyone listens, because all of us are wiser than any of us.  To receive further information about this session and ensuing ones, please send an e-mail to Ron Gross at grossassoc@aol.com

No registration required.

Refreshments and socializing at 2:45 p.m.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library
Justice in America
A TED Circle Conversation

This session will be one of 150 conversation groups across 40 countries that are participating in a global experiment called “TED Circles.”

Watch a short (15-minute) TED TALK on the subject of the session, then discuss the ideas presented in the video, sharing your own experiences, knowledge and wisdom.
 
TED TALKS are the creation of a renowned nonpartisan nonprofit organization devoted to spreading inspiring ideas in the form of short, powerful presentations by top experts in diverse fields.
 
Share your life experiences, knowledge, and wisdom about topics that matter, as we move from small talk to Big Talk. Everyone speaks and everyone listens, because all of us are wiser than any of us.  To receive further information about this session and ensuing ones, please send an e-mail to Ron Gross at grossassoc@aol.com

No registration required.

Refreshments and socializing at 2:45 p.m.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

Saturday November 2, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tai Chi facilitated by Joseph Panico

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

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

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23  at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.

Please make payment in cash, charge card, check or money order, made payable to "Great Neck Library."         

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

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23  at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.

Please make payment in cash, charge card, check or money order, made payable to "Great Neck Library."         

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

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Performance Poets Assoc. Readings Coordinated by George Pafitis at Station
Join us for our monthly Open Mic forum hosted by George Pafitis in collaboration with the Performance Poets Association.  Open to all.  Participate in reading your own work and/or listen and support others.

Performance Poets Association is a non-profit organization that provides a forum for local artists and brings original poetry and related arts to the public.

              

A featured poet will read for 20 minutes at each session, followed by an open-mic. 

The event is coordinated and facilitated by George Pafitis.

Registration not needed.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room
Join us for our monthly Open Mic forum hosted by George Pafitis in collaboration with the Performance Poets Association.  Open to all.  Participate in reading your own work and/or listen and support others.

Performance Poets Association is a non-profit organization that provides a forum for local artists and brings original poetry and related arts to the public.

              

A featured poet will read for 20 minutes at each session, followed by an open-mic. 

The event is coordinated and facilitated by George Pafitis.

Registration not needed.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Sunday November 3, 2019
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Gathering Time: SONGS OF HOPE, FREEDOM AND CONSCIENCE
Join Gerry McKeveny, Hillary Foxsong, and Stuart Markus for the best of '60s (and '70s) folk songs we all recall from the era when popular music took up the mantle of civil rights, peace, and social concern. Iconic songs by Bob Dylan, Peter, Paul & Mary, Pete Seeger, Phil Ochs, Joan Baez and Joni Mitchell, plus hits like “Lean on Me” and “Get Together,” stir the soul to reestablish the common bonds of humanity we share with our neighbors and people throughout the world, and the responsibility we have to one another.
 
 
Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register 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.
Join Gerry McKeveny, Hillary Foxsong, and Stuart Markus for the best of '60s (and '70s) folk songs we all recall from the era when popular music took up the mantle of civil rights, peace, and social concern. Iconic songs by Bob Dylan, Peter, Paul & Mary, Pete Seeger, Phil Ochs, Joan Baez and Joni Mitchell, plus hits like “Lean on Me” and “Get Together,” stir the soul to reestablish the common bonds of humanity we share with our neighbors and people throughout the world, and the responsibility we have to one another.
 
 
Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register 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 November 4, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga and Meditation facilitated by Sharon Epstein

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23 at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check, or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23 at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check, or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Station's Stitchers: Cross Stitch Club

Join us for a weekly Cross Stitch Circle! Do you love cross stitch and want to share your love with other people? Do you want to share porjects and ideas with others? Maybe you simply want to stitch in the company of others...Drop in weekly at the Station Branch!

 

NOTE: We will not be meeting on 11/11 as the Library will be closed.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Join us for a weekly Cross Stitch Circle! Do you love cross stitch and want to share your love with other people? Do you want to share porjects and ideas with others? Maybe you simply want to stitch in the company of others...Drop in weekly at the Station Branch!

 

NOTE: We will not be meeting on 11/11 as the Library will be closed.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Tuesday November 5, 2019
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
English Language Conversation Group

Please note change of time!

The Library invites all practicing 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. The emphasis in this group is on conversation and pronunciation of English. Any level students from beginners to more advanced speakers can improve spoken English in a friendly, unstressful atmosphere. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served.

Registration not required but strongly suggested by e-mailing bbuckley@greatnecklibrary.org. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 302

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Please note change of time!

The Library invites all practicing 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. The emphasis in this group is on conversation and pronunciation of English. Any level students from beginners to more advanced speakers can improve spoken English in a friendly, unstressful atmosphere. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served.

Registration not required but strongly suggested by e-mailing bbuckley@greatnecklibrary.org. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 302

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Free Family Film Day of the Gold Coast Film Festival

Enjoy this 75-minute program of short films for kids of all ages! Great Neck Library is partnering with the Gold Coast Film Festival.

The Gold Coast International Film Festival comes to the Cinema Arts Center!  Join us when school is closed for a special program of short films perfect for the whole family (75 minutes).  Then vote for your favorites and hear the winners announced at the end of the Festival!  For more info about the Festival visit www.goldcoastfilmfestival.org

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

Enjoy this 75-minute program of short films for kids of all ages! Great Neck Library is partnering with the Gold Coast Film Festival.

The Gold Coast International Film Festival comes to the Cinema Arts Center!  Join us when school is closed for a special program of short films perfect for the whole family (75 minutes).  Then vote for your favorites and hear the winners announced at the end of the Festival!  For more info about the Festival visit www.goldcoastfilmfestival.org

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are many spaces available.

Wednesday November 6, 2019
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12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Chess at Main

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

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

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

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Scrabble Club

Enjoy a game of Scrabble with new friends at the Station Branch!

 

All levels welcome!

LOCATION: Station Branch Small Room

Enjoy a game of Scrabble with new friends at the Station Branch!

 

All levels welcome!

LOCATION: Station Branch Small Room

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

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM

2019, 120 minutes, PG-13, Documentary

Director: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Cast:      Toni Morrison, Oprah Winfrey, Angela Davis, Walter Mosley

Synopsis:  An artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio, to '70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room, Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics, and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history, and the human condition as seen through the prism of her own literature.

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

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM

2019, 120 minutes, PG-13, Documentary

Director: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Cast:      Toni Morrison, Oprah Winfrey, Angela Davis, Walter Mosley

Synopsis:  An artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio, to '70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room, Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics, and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history, and the human condition as seen through the prism of her own literature.

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

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

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

Please call to register at ext. 232. 

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

Come and learn the basics, 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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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FILM
Reinventing Power: America’s Renewable Energy Boom

Reinventing Power: America’s Renewable Energy Boom (film) takes us across the country to hear directly from the people making our clean energy future achievable. These stories are proof that America does not need to choose between keeping our lights on and protecting our communities. Over the film’s 50 minutes, you’ll meet people in eight states whose lives were changed by the renewable energy industry while exploring various aspects of the clean energy industry from innovation to installation. Followed by a Q & A with the Sierra Club Long Island Chapter.  Coordinated by North Shore Action.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Reinventing Power: America’s Renewable Energy Boom (film) takes us across the country to hear directly from the people making our clean energy future achievable. These stories are proof that America does not need to choose between keeping our lights on and protecting our communities. Over the film’s 50 minutes, you’ll meet people in eight states whose lives were changed by the renewable energy industry while exploring various aspects of the clean energy industry from innovation to installation. Followed by a Q & A with the Sierra Club Long Island Chapter.  Coordinated by North Shore Action.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Thursday November 7, 2019
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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
Free 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.

LOCATION: Station Branch Reference Area

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.

LOCATION: Station Branch Reference Area

 
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12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Classic Games Afternoon at Parkville

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Come play Scrabble, Backgammon, or Chess with new friends at all levels at the Parkville Branch!

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LOCATION: Reference Area

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Come play Scrabble, Backgammon, or Chess with new friends at all levels at the Parkville Branch!

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LOCATION: Reference Area

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
United States Propaganda in World War 1
presented by Don Parker

When the major powers of Europe became involved in a tragic war in 1914, President Wilson stated the United States would remain neutral. However, after many significant violations by the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey) of our rights as a neutral nation, the United States Congress in April 1917 joined the Allies (Great Britain, France, Italy) and declared war against the Central Powers. Our entrance into the war proved to be the turning point. On November 11, 1918, the Central Powers surrendered to the Allies.

In a time before radio, sound films, television and Twitter, how did the United States change its mindset from neutrality to a nation at war? Retired US History teacher, Don Parker, discusses the unique means of communication the United States used “to make the world safe for democracy.”

          

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

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

When the major powers of Europe became involved in a tragic war in 1914, President Wilson stated the United States would remain neutral. However, after many significant violations by the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey) of our rights as a neutral nation, the United States Congress in April 1917 joined the Allies (Great Britain, France, Italy) and declared war against the Central Powers. Our entrance into the war proved to be the turning point. On November 11, 1918, the Central Powers surrendered to the Allies.

In a time before radio, sound films, television and Twitter, how did the United States change its mindset from neutrality to a nation at war? Retired US History teacher, Don Parker, discusses the unique means of communication the United States used “to make the world safe for democracy.”

          

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, 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

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM

2019, 120 minutes, PG-13, Documentary

Director: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Cast:      Toni Morrison, Oprah Winfrey, Angela Davis, Walter Mosley

Synopsis:  An artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio, to '70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room, Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics, and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history, and the human condition as seen through the prism of her own literature.

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

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM

2019, 120 minutes, PG-13, Documentary

Director: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Cast:      Toni Morrison, Oprah Winfrey, Angela Davis, Walter Mosley

Synopsis:  An artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio, to '70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room, Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics, and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history, and the human condition as seen through the prism of her own literature.

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

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

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

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

CONTACT: Sheila
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

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

CONTACT:
  Sheila
  
  

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Yoga and Meditation facilitated by Sharon Epstein

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23 at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents. Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23 at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents. Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Friday November 8, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Project Independence Men's Group

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Yoga and Meditation Facilitated by Carolyn Carpentiere at Parkville

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only at the Parkville Branch only.  Registration begins Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only at the Parkville Branch only.  Registration begins Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

Saturday November 9, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tai Chi facilitated by Joseph Panico

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

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

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23  at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.

Please make payment in cash, charge card, check or money order, made payable to "Great Neck Library."         

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

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23  at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.

Please make payment in cash, charge card, check or money order, made payable to "Great Neck Library."         

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

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Sunday November 10, 2019
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Life and Poetries of the Great Gnostic and Poet: Rumi
with Scholar and Author Parviz Nezami

Parviz Nezami, an accomplished scholar and author of a series of books on Persian history and literature presents: "Life and Poetries of the Great Gnostic and Poet of the 12th century: Mowlavi,  also known as Rumi."

Please Note: This lecture will be spoken in English 1:30 - 2:25 and repeated in Farsi 2:30 - 3:25 (the language of Rumi)

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

Parviz Nezami, an accomplished scholar and author of a series of books on Persian history and literature presents: "Life and Poetries of the Great Gnostic and Poet of the 12th century: Mowlavi,  also known as Rumi."

Please Note: This lecture will be spoken in English 1:30 - 2:25 and repeated in Farsi 2:30 - 3:25 (the language of Rumi)

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are many spaces available.

Tuesday November 12, 2019
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
English Language Conversation Group

Please note change of time!

The Library invites all practicing 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. The emphasis in this group is on conversation and pronunciation of English. Any level students from beginners to more advanced speakers can improve spoken English in a friendly, unstressful atmosphere. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served.

Registration not required but strongly suggested by e-mailing bbuckley@greatnecklibrary.org. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 302

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Please note change of time!

The Library invites all practicing 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. The emphasis in this group is on conversation and pronunciation of English. Any level students from beginners to more advanced speakers can improve spoken English in a friendly, unstressful atmosphere. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served.

Registration not required but strongly suggested by e-mailing bbuckley@greatnecklibrary.org. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 302

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Weimar Cabaret presented by Maria Tegzes

Ms. Tegzes will present a brief history of the cabaret style, concentrating on its most potent incarnation during the Weimar Republic and the onset of the Third Reich; and illustrating how its influence has been carried forward to the present.

Maria Tegzes is a vocalist whose performances have received critical acclaim throughout the United States and Europe.  She is the lead singer and collaborative composer/arranger with her musically eclectic trio, IMPetus (with pianist, Geoffrey Burleson and guitarist, Dave Fabris). As a music instructor, she has given numerous classes and talks on Cabaret, various operas, and avant garde art music at universities in the United States, Spain, Mexico, and England.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

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

Ms. Tegzes will present a brief history of the cabaret style, concentrating on its most potent incarnation during the Weimar Republic and the onset of the Third Reich; and illustrating how its influence has been carried forward to the present.

Maria Tegzes is a vocalist whose performances have received critical acclaim throughout the United States and Europe.  She is the lead singer and collaborative composer/arranger with her musically eclectic trio, IMPetus (with pianist, Geoffrey Burleson and guitarist, Dave Fabris). As a music instructor, she has given numerous classes and talks on Cabaret, various operas, and avant garde art music at universities in the United States, Spain, Mexico, and England.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are many spaces available.

Wednesday November 13, 2019
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12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Chess at Main

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

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

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

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Scrabble Club

Enjoy a game of Scrabble with new friends at the Station Branch!

 

All levels welcome!

LOCATION: Station Branch Small Room

Enjoy a game of Scrabble with new friends at the Station Branch!

 

All levels welcome!

LOCATION: Station Branch Small Room

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

THE FRONT RUNNER

2018, 113 minutes, R

Director:  Jason Reitman

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons

Synopsis: The 1988 presidential campaign for American Senator Gary Hart is derailed when he's caught in a scandalous love affair.

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 FRONT RUNNER

2018, 113 minutes, R

Director:  Jason Reitman

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons

Synopsis: The 1988 presidential campaign for American Senator Gary Hart is derailed when he's caught in a scandalous love affair.

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

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

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

Please call to register at ext. 232. 

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

Come and learn the basics, 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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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Medical Marijuana: What We Know, What We Need to Know presented by Dr. James T. D'Olimpio

Northwell Health

Dr D'Olimpio will be covering the appropriate use of medical marijuana in different clinical situations such as pain, appetite stimulation, nausea, neuropathic conditions, insomnia/anxiety. He will be focusing on cancer patients.

                     

James T. D Olimpio, M.D., FACP, FAAHPM is the Director of Supportive/Palliative Oncology and leads the Cancer Pain and Symptom Control Service at North Shore University Hospital. He is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Hofstra/North Shore LIJ School of Medicine .He is on the Editorial Staff of The Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, The Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine , Cancer and is the Associate Section Editor in Symptom Assessment Management for the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine/PC-FACS.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

 

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

Northwell Health

Dr D'Olimpio will be covering the appropriate use of medical marijuana in different clinical situations such as pain, appetite stimulation, nausea, neuropathic conditions, insomnia/anxiety. He will be focusing on cancer patients.

                     

James T. D Olimpio, M.D., FACP, FAAHPM is the Director of Supportive/Palliative Oncology and leads the Cancer Pain and Symptom Control Service at North Shore University Hospital. He is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Hofstra/North Shore LIJ School of Medicine .He is on the Editorial Staff of The Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, The Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine , Cancer and is the Associate Section Editor in Symptom Assessment Management for the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine/PC-FACS.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are many spaces available.

Thursday November 14, 2019
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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
Conversations on Personal Transformation facilitated by Librarian Mimi Rabizadeh

Learn tools and meditations for achieving higher energy and personal transformation.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

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

Learn tools and meditations for achieving higher energy and personal transformation.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

There are many spaces available.

 
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12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Classic Games Afternoon at Parkville

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Come play Scrabble, Backgammon, or Chess with new friends at all levels at the Parkville Branch!

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LOCATION: Reference Area

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Come play Scrabble, Backgammon, or Chess with new friends at all levels at the Parkville Branch!

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LOCATION: Reference Area

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

THE FRONT RUNNER

2018, 113 minutes, R

Director:  Jason Reitman

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons

Synopsis: The 1988 presidential campaign for American Senator Gary Hart is derailed when he's caught in a scandalous love affair.

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 FRONT RUNNER

2018, 113 minutes, R

Director:  Jason Reitman

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons

Synopsis: The 1988 presidential campaign for American Senator Gary Hart is derailed when he's caught in a scandalous love affair.

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

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

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

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

CONTACT: Sheila
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

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

CONTACT:
  Sheila
  
  

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Yoga and Meditation facilitated by Sharon Epstein

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23 at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents. Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23 at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents. Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Friday November 15, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Project Independence Men's Group

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Yoga and Meditation Facilitated by Carolyn Carpentiere at Parkville

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only at the Parkville Branch only.  Registration begins Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only at the Parkville Branch only.  Registration begins Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Writer Within facilitated by Lynda Aron

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

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

                                                                         

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

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

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

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

                                                                         

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

There are many spaces available.

Saturday November 16, 2019
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10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
AARP Driver's Safety Course

Refresher driving course for drivers ages 50 and over for reduction in points or discount on insurance. This is a 6 hour class; please bring your lunch.

 

AARP member fee: $20.00; Non-AARP member fee: $25.00. Checks only. Registration is ongoing by calling 466-8055, ext. 273.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

Refresher driving course for drivers ages 50 and over for reduction in points or discount on insurance. This is a 6 hour class; please bring your lunch.

 

AARP member fee: $20.00; Non-AARP member fee: $25.00. Checks only. Registration is ongoing by calling 466-8055, ext. 273.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tai Chi facilitated by Joseph Panico

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

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

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23  at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.

Please make payment in cash, charge card, check or money order, made payable to "Great Neck Library."         

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

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23  at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.

Please make payment in cash, charge card, check or money order, made payable to "Great Neck Library."         

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

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Sunday November 17, 2019
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1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Sylph Chamber Music with Crystal Singing Bowls
arranged by the Music Advisory Committee

Sylph…Redefining Chamber Music

Nadine Scharman, flutist, Ann Zalkind, pianist, and Andrea Randa quartz crystal singing bowls/vocals, perform Baroque, Romantic, World Music and original compositions. These beautifully toned instruments of meditation provide you with peace and healing.

Sylph Chamber Music adds the ethereal, meditative and healing properties of the crystal singing bowls to concerts of Classical, Jazz, World, and Original music. These innovative concerts, enhanced by the crystal singing bowls, bring a sense of joy and peace to our audiences.

 “Beautifully and expressively executed.”

The Great Neck Library Music Advisory Committee, now in its 49th year, is co-chaired by founding member Gabe Chieco and Michele Ganz, and includes members Estelle Pace, Robert Schaufeld, Donna Litke (staff member), Joan Brill-Pavlovic, Ellen Charlop, and Pamela Levy. This all-volunteer committee of Great Neck residents represents a wide range of musical experience and performance.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register 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.

Sylph…Redefining Chamber Music

Nadine Scharman, flutist, Ann Zalkind, pianist, and Andrea Randa quartz crystal singing bowls/vocals, perform Baroque, Romantic, World Music and original compositions. These beautifully toned instruments of meditation provide you with peace and healing.

Sylph Chamber Music adds the ethereal, meditative and healing properties of the crystal singing bowls to concerts of Classical, Jazz, World, and Original music. These innovative concerts, enhanced by the crystal singing bowls, bring a sense of joy and peace to our audiences.

 “Beautifully and expressively executed.”

The Great Neck Library Music Advisory Committee, now in its 49th year, is co-chaired by founding member Gabe Chieco and Michele Ganz, and includes members Estelle Pace, Robert Schaufeld, Donna Litke (staff member), Joan Brill-Pavlovic, Ellen Charlop, and Pamela Levy. This all-volunteer committee of Great Neck residents represents a wide range of musical experience and performance.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register 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 November 18, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga and Meditation facilitated by Sharon Epstein

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23 at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check, or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23 at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check, or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
World in Motion facilitated by Martha Cohen

Join Martha Cohen for a lively discussion on current world issues.   Open discussions on topics of the day.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

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

Join Martha Cohen for a lively discussion on current world issues.   Open discussions on topics of the day.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

There are many spaces available.

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

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Station's Stitchers: Cross Stitch Club

Join us for a weekly Cross Stitch Circle! Do you love cross stitch and want to share your love with other people? Do you want to share porjects and ideas with others? Maybe you simply want to stitch in the company of others...Drop in weekly at the Station Branch!

 

NOTE: We will not be meeting on 11/11 as the Library will be closed.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Join us for a weekly Cross Stitch Circle! Do you love cross stitch and want to share your love with other people? Do you want to share porjects and ideas with others? Maybe you simply want to stitch in the company of others...Drop in weekly at the Station Branch!

 

NOTE: We will not be meeting on 11/11 as the Library will be closed.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Tuesday November 19, 2019
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
English Language Conversation Group

Please note change of time!

The Library invites all practicing 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. The emphasis in this group is on conversation and pronunciation of English. Any level students from beginners to more advanced speakers can improve spoken English in a friendly, unstressful atmosphere. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served.

Registration not required but strongly suggested by e-mailing bbuckley@greatnecklibrary.org. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 302

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Please note change of time!

The Library invites all practicing 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. The emphasis in this group is on conversation and pronunciation of English. Any level students from beginners to more advanced speakers can improve spoken English in a friendly, unstressful atmosphere. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served.

Registration not required but strongly suggested by e-mailing bbuckley@greatnecklibrary.org. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 302

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
My Name is Alexander Hamilton presented by Jim Coll

In this lecture, Jim Coll will explore the life and political philosophy of the New York Founding Father currently dancing his way across a Broadway stage - and the way the musical addresses some of the events that helped to shape him.  Singing by attendees not required but will be encouraged.

             

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

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

In this lecture, Jim Coll will explore the life and political philosophy of the New York Founding Father currently dancing his way across a Broadway stage - and the way the musical addresses some of the events that helped to shape him.  Singing by attendees not required but will be encouraged.

             

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are many spaces available.

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

Please register to join our non-fiction book club led by librarian Mimi Rabizadeh. She'll be discussing Rising Strong by Brene` Brown.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 218/219, or register online.

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

Please register to join our non-fiction book club led by librarian Mimi Rabizadeh. She'll be discussing Rising Strong by Brene` Brown.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 218/219, or register online.

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

There are many spaces available.

Wednesday November 20, 2019
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12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Chess at Main

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

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

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

LOCATION: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Scrabble Club

Enjoy a game of Scrabble with new friends at the Station Branch!

 

All levels welcome!

LOCATION: Station Branch Small Room

Enjoy a game of Scrabble with new friends at the Station Branch!

 

All levels welcome!

LOCATION: Station Branch Small Room

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

AVALON

1990, 127 minutes, PG

Director:  Barry Levinson

Cast: Joan Plowright, Elijah Wood, Kevin Pollak, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Elizabeth Perkins, Aidan Quinn

Synopsis: Powerful but quiet portrait of the breakup of the family unit as seen from the perspective of a Russian family settled in Baltimore at the close of WWII.

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

AVALON

1990, 127 minutes, PG

Director:  Barry Levinson

Cast: Joan Plowright, Elijah Wood, Kevin Pollak, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Elizabeth Perkins, Aidan Quinn

Synopsis: Powerful but quiet portrait of the breakup of the family unit as seen from the perspective of a Russian family settled in Baltimore at the close of WWII.

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

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

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

Please call to register at ext. 232. 

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

Come and learn the basics, 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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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lakeville Literary Club

November 20th, 2019

The Woman in the Window by AJ Finn

It isn’t paranoia if it’s really happening . . .

Anna Fox lives alone—a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. She spends her day drinking wine (maybe too much), watching old movies, recalling happier times . . . and spying on her neighbors.

Then the Russells move into the house across the way: a father, a mother, their teenage son. The perfect family. But when Anna, gazing out her window one night, sees something she shouldn’t, her world begins to crumble—and its shocking secrets are laid bare.

What is real? What is imagined? Who is in danger? Who is in control? In this diabolically gripping thriller, no one—and nothing—is what it seems.

Twisty and powerful, ingenious and moving, The Woman in the Window is a smart, sophisticated novel of psychological suspense that recalls the best of Hitchcock.

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

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

November 20th, 2019

The Woman in the Window by AJ Finn

It isn’t paranoia if it’s really happening . . .

Anna Fox lives alone—a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. She spends her day drinking wine (maybe too much), watching old movies, recalling happier times . . . and spying on her neighbors.

Then the Russells move into the house across the way: a father, a mother, their teenage son. The perfect family. But when Anna, gazing out her window one night, sees something she shouldn’t, her world begins to crumble—and its shocking secrets are laid bare.

What is real? What is imagined? Who is in danger? Who is in control? In this diabolically gripping thriller, no one—and nothing—is what it seems.

Twisty and powerful, ingenious and moving, The Woman in the Window is a smart, sophisticated novel of psychological suspense that recalls the best of Hitchcock.

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

LOCATION: Lakeville Branch Library

 
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7:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Mindfulness Meditation facilitated by Carolyn Carpentiere

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

Open to all skill levels. Please bring a mat or use our chairs.

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

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

 

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

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

Open to all skill levels. Please bring a mat or use our chairs.

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

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are many spaces available.

Thursday November 21, 2019
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Project Independence Social Discussion Group

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Classic Games Afternoon at Parkville

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Come play Scrabble, Backgammon, or Chess with new friends at all levels at the Parkville Branch!

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LOCATION: Reference Area

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Come play Scrabble, Backgammon, or Chess with new friends at all levels at the Parkville Branch!

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LOCATION: Reference Area

 
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Parkville Pageturners

November 21, 2019

Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks

A bestselling tale of passion and belief, magic and adventure from the author of The Secret Chord and of March, winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

Bethia Mayfield is a restless and curious young woman growing up in Martha’s Vineyard in the 1660s amid a small band of pioneering English Puritans. At age twelve, she meets Caleb, the young son of a chieftain, and the two forge a secret bond that draws each into the alien world of the other. Bethia's father is a Calvinist minister who seeks to convert the native Wampanoag, and Caleb becomes a prize in the contest between old ways and new, eventually becoming the first Native American graduate of Harvard College. Inspired by a true story and narrated by the irresistible Bethia, Caleb’s Crossing brilliantly captures the triumphs and turmoil of two brave, openhearted spirits who risk everything in a search for knowledge at a time of superstition and ignorance.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

November 21, 2019

Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks

A bestselling tale of passion and belief, magic and adventure from the author of The Secret Chord and of March, winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

Bethia Mayfield is a restless and curious young woman growing up in Martha’s Vineyard in the 1660s amid a small band of pioneering English Puritans. At age twelve, she meets Caleb, the young son of a chieftain, and the two forge a secret bond that draws each into the alien world of the other. Bethia's father is a Calvinist minister who seeks to convert the native Wampanoag, and Caleb becomes a prize in the contest between old ways and new, eventually becoming the first Native American graduate of Harvard College. Inspired by a true story and narrated by the irresistible Bethia, Caleb’s Crossing brilliantly captures the triumphs and turmoil of two brave, openhearted spirits who risk everything in a search for knowledge at a time of superstition and ignorance.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Great Decisions with Librarian Christy Orquera
State of the State Department and Diplomacy

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs.  The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.

Each year, eight topics are chosen by a panel of experts. This year we tackle critical issues from nuclear security to trade to the future of Europe.

Registration required.   Annual fee for all 8 sessions and the Briefing Book for the year is $10.00 for Great Neck residents, $20 for non-residents.

Call 466-8055, ext. 218, 219 or 254 for further information.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs.  The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.

Each year, eight topics are chosen by a panel of experts. This year we tackle critical issues from nuclear security to trade to the future of Europe.

Registration required.   Annual fee for all 8 sessions and the Briefing Book for the year is $10.00 for Great Neck residents, $20 for non-residents.

Call 466-8055, ext. 218, 219 or 254 for further information.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

AVALON

1990, 127 minutes, PG

Director:  Barry Levinson

Cast: Joan Plowright, Elijah Wood, Kevin Pollak, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Elizabeth Perkins, Aidan Quinn

Synopsis: Powerful but quiet portrait of the breakup of the family unit as seen from the perspective of a Russian family settled in Baltimore at the close of WWII.

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

AVALON

1990, 127 minutes, PG

Director:  Barry Levinson

Cast: Joan Plowright, Elijah Wood, Kevin Pollak, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Elizabeth Perkins, Aidan Quinn

Synopsis: Powerful but quiet portrait of the breakup of the family unit as seen from the perspective of a Russian family settled in Baltimore at the close of WWII.

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

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

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

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

CONTACT: Sheila
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

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

CONTACT:
  Sheila
  
  

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Yoga and Meditation facilitated by Sharon Epstein

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23 at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents. Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23 at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents. Please make payment with cash, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Friday November 22, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Project Independence Men's Group

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Yoga and Meditation Facilitated by Carolyn Carpentiere at Parkville

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only at the Parkville Branch only.  Registration begins Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes. In-person registration only at the Parkville Branch only.  Registration begins Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

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LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Shingles and Shingles Vaccine presented by Dr. Frank Cacace, Northwell Health

Please Note this New Date for the program.

Dr. Frank Cacace's talk about shingles will cover the cause, epidemiology (the branch of medicine which deals with the incidence, distribution, and possible control of diseases) and treatment. We will then answer all your questions about this often crippling and feared disease.

Dr. Frank Cacace has been a general internist with Northwell Health since 1997.  He did his residency at North Shore University Hospital and has served as a clinic preceptor for residents, an associate program director of the Internal Medicine residency for 15 years and currently is the associate chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine.  He has been a faculty member of the American College of Physicians, has served as co-chair and chair of medical education innovation submission committees at the Society of General Internal Medicine, was elected into the Hofstra School of Medicine Academy of Medical Educators in 2017 and is an associate professor of medicine at the school.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room
There are 34 spaces available.

Please Note this New Date for the program.

Dr. Frank Cacace's talk about shingles will cover the cause, epidemiology (the branch of medicine which deals with the incidence, distribution, and possible control of diseases) and treatment. We will then answer all your questions about this often crippling and feared disease.

Dr. Frank Cacace has been a general internist with Northwell Health since 1997.  He did his residency at North Shore University Hospital and has served as a clinic preceptor for residents, an associate program director of the Internal Medicine residency for 15 years and currently is the associate chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine.  He has been a faculty member of the American College of Physicians, has served as co-chair and chair of medical education innovation submission committees at the Society of General Internal Medicine, was elected into the Hofstra School of Medicine Academy of Medical Educators in 2017 and is an associate professor of medicine at the school.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

There are 34 spaces available.

Saturday November 23, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tai Chi facilitated by Joseph Panico

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

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

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23  at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.

Please make payment in cash, charge card, check or money order, made payable to "Great Neck Library."         

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

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23  at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.

Please make payment in cash, charge card, check or money order, made payable to "Great Neck Library."         

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

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
New Beginnings Singles 50 Plus facilitated by Marla Matthews

Join the conversation or just come and listen when Marla Matthews, social worker and television talk show host of The Relationship Journey, facilitates this growing discussion, social and support group meetup. We will meet at the Main Library.  If you are divorced, widowed, single, or an empty nester age 50 plus who would like a new beginning, come and be inspired to make new friends, network and learn new skills towards reinventing yourself.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Join the conversation or just come and listen when Marla Matthews, social worker and television talk show host of The Relationship Journey, facilitates this growing discussion, social and support group meetup. We will meet at the Main Library.  If you are divorced, widowed, single, or an empty nester age 50 plus who would like a new beginning, come and be inspired to make new friends, network and learn new skills towards reinventing yourself.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Sunday November 24, 2019
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Gershwin Jazz
The Paul Joseph Trio

An enjoyable afternoon with the music of George Gershwin will be presented by composer/pianist Paul Joseph and his jazz trio. You’ll hear inspiring instrumental jazz renditions of classics such as “I Got Rhythm”, “Summertime”, “Embraceable You” and many others. The group has concertized extensively the past several years doing a variety of thematic programs. Paul Joseph has composed works that have received wide critical acclaim in performances by distinguished orchestras, ballet companies and choirs. His dynamic rhythm section consists of drummer Mike Corn and bassist Edgar Mills, both seasoned performers.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register 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.

An enjoyable afternoon with the music of George Gershwin will be presented by composer/pianist Paul Joseph and his jazz trio. You’ll hear inspiring instrumental jazz renditions of classics such as “I Got Rhythm”, “Summertime”, “Embraceable You” and many others. The group has concertized extensively the past several years doing a variety of thematic programs. Paul Joseph has composed works that have received wide critical acclaim in performances by distinguished orchestras, ballet companies and choirs. His dynamic rhythm section consists of drummer Mike Corn and bassist Edgar Mills, both seasoned performers.

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register 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 November 25, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga and Meditation facilitated by Sharon Epstein

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23 at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check, or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

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

$40 fee for entire series of 8 classes.  In-person registration only begins Monday, September 23 at 9:00 a.m. for Great Neck School District residents, and Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. for non-residents.  Please make payment with cash, charge card, check, or money order payable to Great Neck Library.  Call 466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

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

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

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

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Station's Stitchers: Cross Stitch Club

Join us for a weekly Cross Stitch Circle! Do you love cross stitch and want to share your love with other people? Do you want to share porjects and ideas with others? Maybe you simply want to stitch in the company of others...Drop in weekly at the Station Branch!

 

NOTE: We will not be meeting on 11/11 as the Library will be closed.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Join us for a weekly Cross Stitch Circle! Do you love cross stitch and want to share your love with other people? Do you want to share porjects and ideas with others? Maybe you simply want to stitch in the company of others...Drop in weekly at the Station Branch!

 

NOTE: We will not be meeting on 11/11 as the Library will be closed.

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Tuesday November 26, 2019
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
English Language Conversation Group

Please note change of time!

The Library invites all practicing 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. The emphasis in this group is on conversation and pronunciation of English. Any level students from beginners to more advanced speakers can improve spoken English in a friendly, unstressful atmosphere. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served.

Registration not required but strongly suggested by e-mailing bbuckley@greatnecklibrary.org. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 302

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Please note change of time!

The Library invites all practicing 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. The emphasis in this group is on conversation and pronunciation of English. Any level students from beginners to more advanced speakers can improve spoken English in a friendly, unstressful atmosphere. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served.

Registration not required but strongly suggested by e-mailing bbuckley@greatnecklibrary.org. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 302

LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Little Rascals presented by Keith Crocker

The Little Rascals is perhaps the most beloved comedy team of the 1930s. Consisting of all child actors, Producer Hal Roach created one of the most enduring series of comedy shorts loved not just by the adults who saw them theatrically but by children who later embraced the Rascals once their shorts were presented nationwide on television. This program focuses on the life and times of the Little Rascals, complete with a DVD presentation of a classic short subject comedy. If you ever wanted to know all you need to know about the Little Rascals, here’s your chance.

Keith Crocker owns and operates Cinefear Video, a source for rare and unavailable films on VHS and DVD which he started in 1990. He gives presentations on the movie genre at various libraries and public centers throughout Long Island and teaches adult education at a local college. Keith made a series of short 16mm films in the late 1980's and early 1990's. He is the co-creator of the DVD label WildEye Releasing.

                                

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

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

The Little Rascals is perhaps the most beloved comedy team of the 1930s. Consisting of all child actors, Producer Hal Roach created one of the most enduring series of comedy shorts loved not just by the adults who saw them theatrically but by children who later embraced the Rascals once their shorts were presented nationwide on television. This program focuses on the life and times of the Little Rascals, complete with a DVD presentation of a classic short subject comedy. If you ever wanted to know all you need to know about the Little Rascals, here’s your chance.

Keith Crocker owns and operates Cinefear Video, a source for rare and unavailable films on VHS and DVD which he started in 1990. He gives presentations on the movie genre at various libraries and public centers throughout Long Island and teaches adult education at a local college. Keith made a series of short 16mm films in the late 1980's and early 1990's. He is the co-creator of the DVD label WildEye Releasing.

                                

Registration suggested beginning Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

There are many spaces available.

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

Days without End by Sebastian Barry

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Days without End by Sebastian Barry

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LOCATION: Station Branch Community Room

Wednesday November 27, 2019
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