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Saturday November 18, 2017
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REGISTER TODAY FOR BOOK SWAP
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

GO TO DAY OF PROGRAM                              SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2ND

GRADES 2-4                                                   2:30-4:00PM

NON-RESIDENTS REGISTER NOVEMBER 25TH.

 
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SONGS WITH DARA
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

 Children ages 0-5 years are invited to enjoy songs, stories and activities about Thanksgiving.

 Saturday, November 18th from 10:30-11:00am or 11:15-11:45am.

 Registration begins November 4th for Merrick residents. November 13th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
The registration period has ended.
 
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Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

The Friends will  be hosting a Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair  at the Library. Variety of crafted and non-crafted items will  be available.  Great gifts for the holiday.  Free admission & refreshments.  

Interested vendors may contact Friends VP, Howard Schwartz at has4thelaw@aol.com.

Any questions or further information call: 516-377-6112  ext. 131

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB
 
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SONGS WITH DARA
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

 Children ages 0-5 years are invited to enjoy songs, stories and activities about Thanksgiving.

 Saturday, November 18th from 10:30-11:00am or 11:15-11:45am.

 Registration begins November 4th for Merrick residents. November 13th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
The registration period has ended.
Monday November 20, 2017
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Mindful Relaxation and Healing Through Positive Energy
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

 

In this class we shall practice  (The Art of Meditation) . The purpose to focus one’s mind to attain restful silence and heighten awareness. A feeling of blissful calm and clarity, meditation practice will help us focus and train our attention on awareness in order to foster mental well being. We will also introduce Reiki. Reiki is a powerful and gentle healer, promotes natural self healing and balances energies in the body.

It strengthens the immune system, relieves pain, clears toxin and reduces stress.

Registration begins October 9  for Merrick residents. Non residents October 23. There is a $12.00 fee for this class.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB
 
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FAMILY STORYTIME
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

 Families with children ages 0-5 years are invited to listen to a variety of stories, enjoy songs and other activities on Monday mornings from 10:30-11:00AM. 

  Sessions will meet November 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th.

  Registration is not required.

 
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No Impact Exercise
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Helene Just leads the following classes. There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration Begins September 25 for Merrick residents. Non residents October 9.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB
 
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PRESCHOOL YOGA
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Classes for children ages 3-5, will be held on Mondays, November 13th, 20th, & 27th from 1:30-2:00pm. Yoga exercises, breathing, stretching and interactive exercises will be taught. Please bring a towel or mat.

 Registration is for all 3 sessions and begins October 30th for Merrick residents and November 6th for non-residents. 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Tuesday November 21, 2017
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REGISTER TODAY FOR ZUMBA
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

GO TO DAY OF PROGRAM                               TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5TH

AGES 4-7 YEARS                                              5:00-5:45PM

AGES 8-12 YEARS                                            5:45-6:30PM

NON-RESIDENTS REGISTER NOVEMBER 28TH

 
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TOY TIME
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Toy Room will be available Tuesdays, November 7th, 21st, & 28th from 10:00am-12:00pm

Enjoy a variety of riding toys, blocks, a basketball hoop and more.

Registration is not required. 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Game Day @ the Library
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Mah Jongg…Canasta and more….

Bring your friends and whatever game you choose to play.

No registration required.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB
 
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YOGA 6+7
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM

 A new, exciting yoga class for children ages 6 and 7 years on

 Tuesdays, November 14th, 21st, & 28th from 4:45-5:30pm.

 Registration for the 3 week session begins October 31st for Merrick residents. November 7th for non-residents.

 Please bring a towel or mat.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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GLOWGA
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

 Children ages 8-12 will learn yoga techniques and enjoy exercising  on 
 Tuesdays, November 14th, 21st, 28th from 5:30-6:15 pm.
 LED candles and glow sticks add a unique twist to this yoga class! Please bring a towel or mat.

 Registration for the 3 week session begins October 31st for Merrick residents. November 7th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Intermediate Yoga
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes.

Registration begins October 17 for Merrick residents. Non residents October 31.(mini session $15.00 fee)

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B
 
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Game on! (PS4 VR)-Young Adult
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Come hang out in the Teen Room and get a chance to play and experience virtual reality on our PS4 with the VR headset. Sign up is limited!  
For Teens in grades 7th-12th.Registration begins August 28th for Merrick residents.
For non residents September 11th.

LOCATION: Teen Room
There are 6 spaces available.
Wednesday November 22, 2017
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EARLY CLOSING

The Merrick Library will close at 5:00pm today and open 9:00am Friday, November 24.

 
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REGISTER TODAY FOR TIME FOR KIDS: FULL S.T.E.A.M. AHEAD
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

GO TO DAY OF PROGRAM                               WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6TH

AGES 2-4 YEARS                                            10:30-11:30AM

NON-RESIDENTS REGISTER NOVEMBER 29TH.

 
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TODDLER STORYTIME
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

A storytime for toddlers ages 18-35 months. All toddlers must be accompanied by a caregiver. 

Sessions will consist of stories, songs, finger plays, music, and playtime.

Sessions will be held on Wednesdays, November 1st, 8th, & 22nd from 10:30-11:15am.

Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Thursday November 23, 2017
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CLOSED
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The Merrick Library will be closed today and open 9:00am Friday, November 24.

 

Friday November 24, 2017
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REGISTER TODAY FOR COOKING WITH KASS
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

GO TO DAY OF PROGRAM                               THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7TH

GRADES 3-6                                                     6:00-7:00PM

NON-RESIDENTS REGISTER NOVEMBER 30TH.

 
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REGISTER TODAY FOR PLAYHOORAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

GO TO DAY OF PROGRAM                               TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7TH

PLAYHOORAY BABIES        -   AGES 3-17 MONTHS    -   10:30AM-11:15AM

PLAYHOORAY TODDLERS   -   AGES 18-48 MONTHS   -   11:30AM-12:15PM

NON-RESIDENTS REGISTER NOVEMBER 30TH

 
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DROP IN FALL CRAFTS
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 Children are invited to drop-in to the children's program room and make some Fall crafts on

 Friday, November 24th from 2:00-4:00pm.

 No registration is required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Drop-In Crafts VOLUNTEER-Young Adults
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 

VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
Teens will help children with fun Fall crafts. 
FOR STUDENTS IN 7TH-12TH GRADE
VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS ARE ONLY OPEN TO MERRICK RESIDENTS.
PARTICIPATE IN ONE OF OUR VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS AND RECEIVE COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS.
REGISTRATION FOR ALL VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS
BEGINS ON AUGUST 28.

LOCATION: Children's Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Saturday November 25, 2017
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All Levels Yoga
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes.

Registration begins October 28 for Merrick residents. Non residents November 10.(mini session $15.00 fee)

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B
There are 11 spaces available.
Monday November 27, 2017
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Mindful Relaxation and Healing Through Positive Energy
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

 

In this class we shall practice  (The Art of Meditation) . The purpose to focus one’s mind to attain restful silence and heighten awareness. A feeling of blissful calm and clarity, meditation practice will help us focus and train our attention on awareness in order to foster mental well being. We will also introduce Reiki. Reiki is a powerful and gentle healer, promotes natural self healing and balances energies in the body.

It strengthens the immune system, relieves pain, clears toxin and reduces stress.

Registration begins October 9  for Merrick residents. Non residents October 23. There is a $12.00 fee for this class.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB
 
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FAMILY STORYTIME
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

 Families with children ages 0-5 years are invited to listen to a variety of stories, enjoy songs and other activities on Monday mornings from 10:30-11:00AM. 

  Sessions will meet November 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th.

  Registration is not required.

 
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No Impact Exercise
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Helene Just leads the following classes. There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration Begins September 25 for Merrick residents. Non residents October 9.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB
 
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PRESCHOOL YOGA
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Classes for children ages 3-5, will be held on Mondays, November 13th, 20th, & 27th from 1:30-2:00pm. Yoga exercises, breathing, stretching and interactive exercises will be taught. Please bring a towel or mat.

 Registration is for all 3 sessions and begins October 30th for Merrick residents and November 6th for non-residents. 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Tuesday November 28, 2017
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TOY TIME
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Toy Room will be available Tuesdays, November 7th, 21st, & 28th from 10:00am-12:00pm

Enjoy a variety of riding toys, blocks, a basketball hoop and more.

Registration is not required. 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Game Day @ the Library
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Mah Jongg…Canasta and more….

Bring your friends and whatever game you choose to play.

No registration required.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB
 
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YOGA 6+7
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM

 A new, exciting yoga class for children ages 6 and 7 years on

 Tuesdays, November 14th, 21st, & 28th from 4:45-5:30pm.

 Registration for the 3 week session begins October 31st for Merrick residents. November 7th for non-residents.

 Please bring a towel or mat.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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GLOWGA
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

 Children ages 8-12 will learn yoga techniques and enjoy exercising  on 
 Tuesdays, November 14th, 21st, 28th from 5:30-6:15 pm.
 LED candles and glow sticks add a unique twist to this yoga class! Please bring a towel or mat.

 Registration for the 3 week session begins October 31st for Merrick residents. November 7th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Intermediate Yoga
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes.

Registration begins October 17 for Merrick residents. Non residents October 31.(mini session $15.00 fee)

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B
 
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Movie Night: Guardian of the Galaxy 2-Young Adults
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Get your snacks ready as we show “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” in the Teen Room.
Please arrive on time.
For Teens in grades 7th-12th.
Registration begins August 28th for Merrick residents.
For non residents, September 11th.

*movie may change based on availability. 

LOCATION: Teen Room
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Winter Craft
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Andrea Murphy is back to help you create a S*N*O*W Banner. Banners are all the rage these days. From birthdays to holidays, showers and weddings, they're popping up all over the place. Warm up your winter decor and learn how to create your own lovely banner with a whimsical snow theme. We will be embellishing wood

banner pieces with the most adorable paper and embellishments. There is a $6.00 fee for this class. Registration begins Oct. 31 for Merrick residents. Non residents November 14.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A
There are 3 spaces available.
Wednesday November 29, 2017
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All Levels Yoga
9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes.

Registration begins October 25 for Merrick residents. Non residents November 8. (mini session $15.00 fee)

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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ELEMENTARY STORYTIME
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

 Children currently attending kindergarten, 1st, or 2nd grade will meet once a month from 4:00-4:45 pm.
 Enjoy fun sessions based on a theme, incorporating a story, craft, and activity.
This session will be held on Wednesday, November 29th. 

 Registration begins November 15th for Merrick residents. November 22nd for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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Book into Movie: Wonder (PG)
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

 Join us for a FREE movie night at the JJ Bellmore Playhouse on Wednesday, November 29th at 4:00 PM to watch "Wonder" (PG).

Free soda & popcorn included.
For tweens & teens in grades 5-12
DROP OFF ONLY, PLEASE

Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie's extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can't blend in when you were born to stand out.

Brought to you by the 
Bellmore, North Bellmore, Merrick, and North Merrick Libraries.

 

 
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We Care Blankets
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

All blankets are wrapped therefore time will vary. We need caring adults to join us for an evening of wrapping blankets to donate to a child undergoing chemotherapy.  We invite young people, students and Girl Scouts over the age of 7 to attend. Letters of community service will be provided upon completion of the evening’s wrap. Adult supervision is now required for youngsters who come to our wrap night events for safety reasons. Their website is www.wecareblankets.org. We Care Blankets is a non-profit organization that provides homemade blankets to hospitals all over the East Coast.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB
 
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Writer’s Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

Local author Jen Calonita will lead this 5 week workshop sharing her writing expertise with you. Ms. Calonita will give you creative assignments followed by a friendly critique of your work, answer questions on how to get published and more. This program will be held in the Conference Room. There is a $10.00 fee for this class. Registration begins Sept. 13 for Merrick residents. Non residents September 27.

 

LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday November 30, 2017
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REGISTER TODAY FOR MOMMY AND ME ZUMBA
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

GO TO DAY OF PROGRAM                               THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14TH

AGES 2 & 3 YEARS                                           5:15-6:00PM

NON-RESIDENTS REGISTER DECEMBER 7TH.

 
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Beginners Yoga
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes.

Registration begins October 26 for Merrick residents. Non residents November 9. (mini session $15.00 fee)

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B
There are 16 spaces available.
 
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Vietnam Program
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us in the Multipurpose Room  for
Part 3 of a 10-part Vietnam War series
created by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick. 
After the showing, Vietnam War Veteran,
Tom Garvey will host a question and
answer session. Join us again on:

 All are welcome to attend.
 

 

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A
Saturday December 2, 2017
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REGISTER TODAY FOR SONGS WITH DARA
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

GO TO DAY OF PROGRAM                            SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16TH

BIRTH-5 YEARS OLD                                    11:00-11:45AM 

NON-RESIDENTS REGISTER DECEMBER 9TH.

 
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All Levels Yoga
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes.

Registration begins October 28 for Merrick residents. Non residents November 10.(mini session $15.00 fee)

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Veteran's Photo Reception
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Veteran's Photo Exhibit and Reception.  Exhibit will run through the month of December. All are welcome to attend.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB
 
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BOOK SWAP
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

 Children in grades 2-4 are invited to participate in a Book Swap hosted by teen volunteers
 on Saturday, December 2nd from 2:30-4:00pm. 
 Enjoy activities and a craft. Please bring 2 books, one to swap and one  to donate to a local charity. 

 Registration begins November 18th for Merrick residents and November 25th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 20 spaces available.
Monday December 4, 2017
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FAMILY STORYTIME
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

 Families with children ages 0-5 years are invited to listen to a variety of stories, enjoy songs and other activities on Monday mornings from 10:30-11:00AM. 

  Sessions will meet December 4th, 11th, & 18th.

  Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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No Impact Exercise
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Helene Just leads the following classes. There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration Begins September 25 for Merrick residents. Non residents October 9.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB
 
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A Queen in Her Own Right
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Dame Helen Mirren

The Meadowbrook Women and the Merrick Library are proud to welcome back Marilyn Carminio. This lecture/video presentation will highlight Helen’s career and her candid personal revelations about coming of age in the turbulent 1960’s, living in the limelight, her sensual screen persona, love, men, marriage, children and navigating life’s journey. Warm, witty, smart, sassy, stylish, and a symbol of aging gracefully, Dame Helen Mirren is a force of nature. All are welcome to attend.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

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