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Wednesday October 18, 2017
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ZUMBA*
9:00 AM

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
 
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Northwell Health presents: THE FLU SHOT OR NOT? VACCINE FACTS & MYTHS
1:00 PM

with Huy Hoang, MD

A presentation that dispels some of the common myths about getting the flu shot and talks about the major risks of getting the flu


 

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
 
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MEMOIRS WRITING GROUP
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you want to put the story of your life on paper? Join others in getting hints and strategies for jump-starting your memoirs. The Memoirs Writing Group meets the third Wednesday of every month.  New faces are always welcome.

LOCATION: CONFERENCE ROOM - LEVEL 2
 
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Storytime for Tots
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Ages 18 months - 36 months (with a caregiver)
Children must be 18 months by October 18.

Wednesdays, October 18, 25, November 1, and 15 (there is no session on November 8)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Little ones will enjoy stories, songs, movements, and simple crafts. 

Registration begins Wednesday, September 27 at 9:00 am. Please note you will need a Manhasset Library Card to register. 
*By registering for one session, you are automatically registered for all 4 sessions.
*If registering more than one child please be sure to register each child individually.

Participation in the program includes permission to take photos for library use.

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
The registration period has ended.
 
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TONH BUILDING DEPT. MOBILE OFFICE HOURS
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth announces Fall 2017 Mobile Office Hours.  Attend an upcoming session to meet with the Supervisor's Applicant Advocate and have your questions or concerns addressed regarding your Building Department application. Please bring any relevant information or documentation relating to your Building Department Application. Residents who have not yet filed an application and have general questions are also welcome. If you have any questions, or for more information, please call 311.

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
Thursday October 19, 2017
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YOGALATES*
9:00 AM

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
 
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PlayHooray Baby
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Ages Birth - 24 Months (with a caregiver)

Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19, and 26
9:30 am - 10:15 am

Join Molly Mouse for a morning of fun that will keep you moving! 

Registration begins Thursday, September 14 at 9:00 am. You will need a Manhasset Library card to register.
*By registering for one session you are automatically registered for all 4 sessions. 
*If registering more than one child please be sure to register each child individually with separate registration forms. 

Participation in the program includes permission to take photos for library use.

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
The registration period has ended.
 
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PlayHooray Kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Ages 25 months - 4 years (with a caregiver)

Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19, and 26
10:30 am - 11:15 am

Join Molly Mouse for a morning of fun that will keep you moving! 

Registration begins Thursday, September 14 at 9:00 am. You will need a Manhasset Library card to register.
*By registering for one session you are automatically registered for all 4 sessions. 
*If registering more than one child please be sure to register each child individually with separate registration forms. 

Participation in the program includes permission to take photos for library use.

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
The registration period has ended.
 
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ADULT CHESS*
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This is a 3-hr. chess group.  Limited Space.  The group is presently full.

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
 
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CELEBRATE LITERARY LUMINARIES ~ JOHN KEATS
2:00 PM

In an exciting new monthly program, Dr. Lynch will celebrate literary luminaries in recognition of their birthdays or anniversaries of extraordinary publications.  Selections for her evocative reading aloud will be drawn from various genres, countries, and time periods.  Each author can inspire, stimulate, and move us with his/her unique talents.

JOHN KEATS  (b. October 31, 1795)
Barely known as a poet during his life, dead at 25, Keats was posthumously recognized as a genius among the English Romantic poets.  “I have lov’d the principle of beauty in all things, and if I had time, I would have made myself remembered,” he wrote to his beloved, Fanny Brawne.  Keats looked at relationships among imagination, experience, art, and illusion, always in the face of beauty, which conveyed, for him, truth. (On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer, Ode on a Grecian Urn, Ode to a Nightingale, When I Have Fears)
 

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
 
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HOLD for ADMINISTRATION
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

see Director

LOCATION: 2nd Floor Conference Room
 
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SPANISH CONVERSATION*
7:00 PM

Pre-registration is required.  Converse with native speakers and strengthen your foreign language skills.  Foreign Language Groups meet monthly.  These are not language lessons, so a basic foundation in the foreign language of your choice is required.  Please see flyers in the lobby.
 

LOCATION: CONFERENCE ROOM - LEVEL 2
 
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3rd-5th Grade Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Book Club for boys AND girls in grades 3rd - 5th.

OCTOBER - The One and Only Ivan, Katherine Applegate

 

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
 
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GREAT BOOKS: EMMA, by Jane Austen
7:30 PM

Join the Great Books Discussion Group and enjoy nine months of classic stories of European and American literature. Cookies & Coffee will be served.  Sign up today at the Circulation Desk. Sets os 9 Dover paperback editions are available now at the Front Desk for $25.

Book Discussion Leaders: Peter Kornblum and Scott Korman

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
Friday October 20, 2017
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EXERCISE*
9:00 AM

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
 
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Toytime (6 - 18 months)
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages 6 months - 18 months (with a caregiver)

Fridays, October 6, 13, and 20
10:15 am - 11:00 am

Come join the fun! Litte ones will have the chance to play with toys, hear a story, and sing a song! 

Registration begins Friday, September 15 at 9:00 am. You will need a Manhasset Library Card to register. 
*By registering for one week of the program you are automatically registered for all 3 weeks.
*If registering more than one child please be sure to register each child individually with separate registration forms. 

Participation in the program includes permission to take photos for library use.
 

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
The registration period has ended.
 
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MAH JONGG OPEN PLAY
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

New members welcome - Just come and play - Prerequisite: Knowledge of Mah Jongg - No fee or registration

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
 
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Toytime
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Ages 19 months - 36 months (with a caregiver)

Fridays, October 6, 13, and 20
11:30 am - 12:15 am

Come join the fun! Litte ones will have the chance to play with toys, hear a story, and sing a song! 

Registration begins Friday, September 15 at 9:00 am. You will need a Manhasset Library Card to register. 
*By registering for one week of the program you are automatically registered for all 3 weeks.
*If registering more than one child please be sure to register each child individually with separate registration forms. 

Participation in the program includes permission to take photos for library use.

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
There is 1 space available.
 
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Adult Craft Class
12:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Sponsored by the Friends of The Manhasset Public Library

PUMPKINS!!!

 

No experience necessary.

 

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
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BRIDGE*
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Instructor: Sue Weiss    Please inquire at Circulation Desk for space availability.

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
 
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CHILL OUT YOGA*
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
 
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Teen Paint Nite - Halloween Theme
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for a special Halloween themed "Teen Paint Nite".

Enjoy some snacks, and music.

Discover your hidden talent and bring home an original piece of artwork. All materials provided.

Grades 7 & Up

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
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Saturday October 21, 2017
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Ballroom & Latin Dance Class*
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Ballroom & Latin Dance Class with Donatas Nacajus

10 sessions: Oct. 7, 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11, 25, Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23

$70 per person.  Fee must be paid by first class

All are welcome!

LOCATION: Community Room
There are 16 spaces available.
 
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CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY*
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

*The Class is full.

LOCATION: CONFERENCE ROOM - LEVEL 2
 
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Autumn Craft Days
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Ages 3 and up (caregiver must be present)

Drop by and do a simple self-guided craft! 
(while supplies last).

Registration not required. 
 

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
 
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Craft Room Monitors
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Teen volunteers needed to set up/clean up, replenish supplies, assist patrons as needed, and monitor the room.  Spaces are available for up to two volunteers per time slot.  Volunteers may only sign up for up to two time slots.

Up to 2 community service hours will be awarded.

To sign up, click the REGISTER button. A library barcode is required

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
 
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MANDARIN CHINESE FOR KIDDIES*
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Register today in person, or call the Circulation Desk at 627-2300, Ext. 101.  Space is limited.  Registration is required*

Ages:   18 months to 5 years old  (with a Caregiver)   No prior Chinese knowledge is required.
Learn basic Mandarin Chinese enhanced with music & motion!  Created for parents (caregivers) and children not only to learn but to engage and connect.  Come experience the language in a fun and interactive Montessori Method-based environment with a Mandarin teacher with years of experience in early childhood education. 

Teacher's Bio: Jessica Cha is a former Chinese university professor.  She received her Official Teaching Certification and High Level Mandarin Qualification (PSC) in 2008.  Jessica has vast experience in teaching students of all ages, from toddlers and children in an international preschool to international university students. Currently, she is a teacher at Bright Village Academy, a Chinese language school in Long Island.  Jessica has been accepted into and pursuing The Montessori Education Teaching Certification. 

 

 

 

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
 
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Conquering Standardized Tests and Test Anxiety
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Barbara Becker, leading expert in her field will explain different strategies and skill sets necessary to master these tests. Scientifically proven advice on how to overcome anxiety both before and during the test will be specifically covered. Question and answer time will follow.

Bring paper because you will want to take lots of notes!

LOCATION: Community Room
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SAT Prep Course
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Each session will cover testing strategies, the format of the test, section specific scores and also field any student questions.

Please REGISTER in person at the circulation desk on the first floor.

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
Sunday October 22, 2017
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Hold for Tulane Interviews
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM

see Director

LOCATION: 2nd Floor Conference Room
 
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THE MUSIC OF WOODSTOCK with The Gathering Time Band
2:00 PM

YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS THIS...

Enjoy acoustic folk-rock in rich harmony!T   he music of Joan Baez, the Grateful Dead, CSN, Country Joe & the Fish, Jimmy Hendricks, Sly & the Family Stone, Joe Cocker, John Sebastian, Arlo Guthrie, and many others... even The Who!  In addition to the great songs the show will include historical perspective on both the musical styles and song subject matter, information on the musicians themselves, and the meaning and messages of the songs.

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
 
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ACT Prep Course
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Each session will cover testing strategies, the format of the test, section specific scores and also field any student questions.

Please REGISTER in person at the circulation desk on the first floor.

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
Monday October 23, 2017
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YOGA*
9:00 AM

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
 
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PROJECT SHARE - SCA MEETING
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: CONFERENCE ROOM - LEVEL 2
 
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Preschool Yoga (ages 3-4)
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Mondays, October 16, 23, 30 and November 6, 2017

Ages 3-4 years (with a caregiver). 

Licensed instructor Beth Lipset will lead children and their caregivers through a series of one-on-one simple yoga poses.  Come relax, bond with your child, and have fun! 

Registration opens Monday, September 25, 2017 @ 9:00am. Look for the "Register" button.  (Please note that you will need a library card number.)

Please note that registration is now only online. Please call or stop by in advance if you need assistance registering. Participation in the program includes permission to take photos for library use.

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
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NEEDLE ARTS
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Quilting, Needlepoint, Embroidery, Crocheting, Knitting and more...Enjoy this friendly, sharing and socializing community circle of people who enjoy Needle Arts.  Bring along a  current project, ideas for a group project, and share your skills with others.  This informal group will meet bi-monthly.  All levels of skill are welcome but formal lessons are not included.

Sign up by email .  Drop in for as long as you have time.  Bring lunch if you wish. Complimentary coffee / tea will be served.

Circle Leader: Helen Beall  htbeall@gmail.com

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
 
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Manhasset Art Assn.Board
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: CONFERENCE ROOM - LEVEL 2
 
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A Time for Kids Fall Festival
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Ages 2 years - 5 years 

Monday, October 23 
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Join A Time for Kids to celebrate fall! Enjoy songs, movements activities, and crafts in this fall themed class! 

Registration begins Monday, October 2 at 9:00 am. Please note you will need a Manhasset Library Card to register.
*If registering mutiple children please be sure to register each child individually on separate registration forms. 

Participation in the program includes permission to take photos for library use. 
 


 

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
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Kindergarten Storytime
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Must be in Kindergarten (this is a drop-off program)

Mondays, October 2, 16, 23 and 30
4:15 pm-5:00 pm 

Join us for a storytime just for kindergarteners!  Children will have fun listening to stories and working on a simple craft.

You can register online now!  Please note that you will need a Manhasset Library Card to register. 
By registering for one session, you are registered for all 4 sessions. 

Participation in the program includes permission to take photographs for library use. 

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
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BOARD OF ELECTIONS TRAINING
6:00 PM
LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
Tuesday October 24, 2017
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LADIES & GENTLEMAN & CHILDREN OF ALL AGES: THE HISTORY OF THE CIRCUS!
2:00 PM

Visual History Lecture with Marilyn Carminio

When the final curtain fell on the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus last May, a 146-year American tradition came to an end.  This lecture presentation will trace circus history from the days of the Greeks & Romans to the present with special attention to the role of the circus in 19th century America.

The circus is a world within a world filled with acrobats, clowns, tightrope walkers, contortionists, bareback riders, lions, tigers, outrageous sideshows, and more.  On our journey we'll meet two of America's greatest showmen ~ P.T. Barnum and John Ringling ~ who created the golden age of American circuses. We will hear the moving story of George & Willie, two brothers kidnapped during the 1920s and enslaved in a circus sideshow.

If you ever dreamed as a child about running away from home to join the circus, step right up and take a trip into the magical history of the circus!

 

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
 
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NORTH SHORE AUDUBON Presents BIRD BANDING BASICS
7:00 PM

Bird Banding is the attachment of a small, individually numbered metal or plastic tag to the leg of a wild bird to enable individual identification. Robert Paxton says “There is nothing that we know about bird behavior that doesn’t come from banding them: where they go, how long they live, whether they are monogamous or polygamous, how many you have at your feeder, where they winter, where they breed. You think you have one at your feeder and then you start banding them and you have ten. Everything we know about bird behavior you have to be able to identify the individual bird and that is done by banding.” Lecturer:  Robert Paxton, who himself was a master bird bander for 50 years, only does bird extraction from mist nets now. He has been retired for a few years. He is also a professor emeritus of history at Columbia University.
 

LOCATION: Community Room
Wednesday October 25, 2017
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ALL ABOUT ACUPUNCTURE with Dr. Sumin Wen
1:00 PM

Speaker: Manhasset's Dr. Sumin Wen, Traditional Chinese Medicine of New York

Acupuncture is based on the concept of the flow of Chi. Needles are inserted along the meridian network to regulate and restore Chi balance. These points have been mapped by TCM healers over a period of 3 thousand years, where millions of people through the ages have benefited.

Dr. Sumin Wen is a New York State License Acupuncturist and a Chinese Medical Doctor who graduated from Liaoning Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) University in the study of traditional Chinese healing art and Western medicine.

 

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
 
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Storytime for Tots
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Ages 18 months - 36 months (with a caregiver)
Children must be 18 months by October 18.

Wednesdays, October 18, 25, November 1, and 15 (there is no session on November 8)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Little ones will enjoy stories, songs, movements, and simple crafts. 

Registration begins Wednesday, September 27 at 9:00 am. Please note you will need a Manhasset Library Card to register. 
*By registering for one session, you are automatically registered for all 4 sessions.
*If registering more than one child please be sure to register each child individually.

Participation in the program includes permission to take photos for library use.

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
The registration period has ended.
 
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MEDICARE: An educational overview with James P. Short
7:00 PM

Turning 65? Not retiring? Retiring soon? If you answer yes to one or two of these questions, then this free seminar is for you.

Understand the enrollment process, learn when to postpone enrolling and how to avoid Medicare penalties.
• Learn what prescription drug plan is right for you, and find out what the “donut hole” is all about.
• Decipher the differences between Medicare supplementary insurance (Medigap) and advantage plans.
• Save $$$ by finding out if you are entitled to additional savings and greater health benefits…
? Reduce prescription drug costs;
? Save money on healthcare expenses;
? Access the best healthcare providers and facilities.

Manhasset resident James P. Short is a NYS Licensed Healthcare Insurance Broker.  The information provided is educational in nature and is heavily regulated by the Center for Medicare Services. Always check with a professional of your choosing before making final choices.

 

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL
 
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Library Board of Trustees Meeting
8:00 PM

The community is welcome.

LOCATION: 2nd Floor Conference Room
Thursday October 26, 2017
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PlayHooray Baby
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Ages Birth - 24 Months (with a caregiver)

Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19, and 26
9:30 am - 10:15 am

Join Molly Mouse for a morning of fun that will keep you moving! 

Registration begins Thursday, September 14 at 9:00 am. You will need a Manhasset Library card to register.
*By registering for one session you are automatically registered for all 4 sessions. 
*If registering more than one child please be sure to register each child individually with separate registration forms. 

Participation in the program includes permission to take photos for library use.

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
The registration period has ended.
 
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PlayHooray Kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Ages 25 months - 4 years (with a caregiver)

Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19, and 26
10:30 am - 11:15 am

Join Molly Mouse for a morning of fun that will keep you moving! 

Registration begins Thursday, September 14 at 9:00 am. You will need a Manhasset Library card to register.
*By registering for one session you are automatically registered for all 4 sessions. 
*If registering more than one child please be sure to register each child individually with separate registration forms. 

Participation in the program includes permission to take photos for library use.

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
The registration period has ended.
 
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ADULT CHESS*
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This is a 3-hr. chess group.  Limited Space.  The group is presently full.

LOCATION: SECRET GARDEN 3RD FLOOR
 
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VISUAL ART LECTURE: WOMEN ABSTRACT ARTISTS (1945-1970) with Professor Thomas Germano
2:00 PM

Societal shifts in the post WWII era made it possible for more women to work professionally as artists, yet their work was often dismissed in the male dominated art world. Reflecting an international language that transcended national and regional narratives, abstraction dominated artistic practice during these years. Inspired by the MoMA's 'Making Spaces' exhibit and drawn mostly from MoMA's collection, works presented will range from the boldly gestural canvases of Lee Krasner, Helen Frankenthaler, and Joan Mitchell; geometries by Lygia Clark, Lygia Pape, and Gego; reductive abstractions of Agnes Martin, Anne Truitt, and Jo Baer; fiber weavings of Magdalena Abakanowicz, Sheila Hicks, and Lenore Tawney; and the process-oriented sculptures of Lee Bontecou, Louise Bourgeois, and Eva Hesse. Join Professor Thomas Germano who will present this visual lecture that reflects the MoMA's 2017 'Making Spaces' exhibition.
 

LOCATION: COMMUNITY ROOM - LOWER LEVEL

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