Wednesday January 22, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Register Today for All Levels Yoga

REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY FOR THE EVENT LISTED BELOW. GO TO THE FIRST DAY OF THE COURSE TO SIGN UP.

All Levels Yoga                     Wednesday, February 19, 2020

REGISTER

REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY FOR THE EVENT LISTED BELOW. GO TO THE FIRST DAY OF THE COURSE TO SIGN UP.

All Levels Yoga                     Wednesday, February 19, 2020

REGISTER

 
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Register today for Tween Maker: 3D Printing

Wednesday, February 5th
6:00-7:00 pm
Grades 4-6                                           

Non-residents register January 29th.

Register

 

Wednesday, February 5th
6:00-7:00 pm
Grades 4-6                                           

Non-residents register January 29th.

Register

 

 
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9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
All Levels Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher

continues with her very popular classes.

There is a $30.00 fee for this course.  Registration begins November 6 for Merrick residents. Non residents November 20.

 

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher

continues with her very popular classes.

There is a $30.00 fee for this course.  Registration begins November 6 for Merrick residents. Non residents November 20.

 

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Toddler Storytime

A story time 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. Meet professionals who will answer child developmental questions.  Sessions will be held January 15th and 22nd from 10:30-11:15 am. Regstration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

A story time 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. Meet professionals who will answer child developmental questions.  Sessions will be held January 15th and 22nd from 10:30-11:15 am. Regstration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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6:45 PM - 8:15 PM
Volunteer - Fairy Lanterns

Volunteers in grades 7-12 will help children create a decoupaged mason jar fairy lantern. Volunteer programs are for Merrick Library cardholders only. Registration begins December 22nd.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Volunteers in grades 7-12 will help children create a decoupaged mason jar fairy lantern. Volunteer programs are for Merrick Library cardholders only. Registration begins December 22nd.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room


 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fairy Lanterns

On Wednesday, January 22nd from 7-8 pm, children in grades 3-6 will make beautiful mason jar laterns with fairy scene decoupaged in silhouette.  Registration begins January 8th for Merrick residents.  January 15th for non-residents. 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
The registration period has ended.

On Wednesday, January 22nd from 7-8 pm, children in grades 3-6 will make beautiful mason jar laterns with fairy scene decoupaged in silhouette.  Registration begins January 8th for Merrick residents.  January 15th for non-residents. 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

The registration period has ended.

 
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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Mystery Lover's Book Discussion

The Right Sort of Man

by Allison Montclair

Organizing a matchmaking business together in spite of their differences, two women in 1946 London find their promising company endangered when one of their clients is arrested for the murder of another.

Copies available at the Circulation Desk December 18. Refreshments will be served.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

The Right Sort of Man

by Allison Montclair

Organizing a matchmaking business together in spite of their differences, two women in 1946 London find their promising company endangered when one of their clients is arrested for the murder of another.

Copies available at the Circulation Desk December 18. Refreshments will be served.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Thursday January 23, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Register Today for Kindergarten Book Club: Non-Fiction Animals

Thursday, February 6th
4:00-4:45 pm
Kindergarten                                           

Non-residents register January 30th.

Register

 

Thursday, February 6th
4:00-4:45 pm
Kindergarten                                           

Non-residents register January 30th.

Register

 

 
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Register Today for Preschool Storycraft

February 6th, 13th, 27th
1:30-2:30 pm
Ages 3-5 years                                            

Non-residents register on January 30th

Register

 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

February 6th, 13th, 27th
1:30-2:30 pm
Ages 3-5 years                                            

Non-residents register on January 30th

Register

 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Preschool Storycraft

Children ages 3-5 years will enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, music and movement and a craft on Thursdays January 9th, 16th, and 23rd from 1:30-2:30 pm. Registration begins December 26th for Merrick residents. January 2nd for non-residents. Registration is for all 3 sessions.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Children ages 3-5 years will enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, music and movement and a craft on Thursdays January 9th, 16th, and 23rd from 1:30-2:30 pm. Registration begins December 26th for Merrick residents. January 2nd for non-residents. Registration is for all 3 sessions.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Legislator Steven Rhoads-Assessment Appeal Presentation

Legislator Steven Rhoads-Assessment Appeal Presentation

Any questions, please call the Legislators office-516-571-6219

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Legislator Steven Rhoads-Assessment Appeal Presentation

Any questions, please call the Legislators office-516-571-6219

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

 
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5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Beginners Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 19 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 2.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 19 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 2.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Beginner Knitting

Come relax, have fun and learn the basics of knitting. We will learn all the basics of knitting. At the end of class you will have created your own finished project. There is no fee for this class. Upon sign up you will receive a materials list needed for the first class. Registration begins December 12 for Merrick residents. Non residents December 26.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Come relax, have fun and learn the basics of knitting. We will learn all the basics of knitting. At the end of class you will have created your own finished project. There is no fee for this class. Upon sign up you will receive a materials list needed for the first class. Registration begins December 12 for Merrick residents. Non residents December 26.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A


Friday January 24, 2020
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Revisiting Rembrandt

Remembering Rembrandt 350 years later. Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was a Dutch draughtsman, painter and printmaker. An innovative and prolific master in three media, he is 

generally considered one of the greatest visual artists in the history of art and the most important in Dutch art history. Louise Cella Caruso will honor this great painter in this lecture and PowerPoint.

All are welcome to attend.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Remembering Rembrandt 350 years later. Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was a Dutch draughtsman, painter and printmaker. An innovative and prolific master in three media, he is 

generally considered one of the greatest visual artists in the history of art and the most important in Dutch art history. Louise Cella Caruso will honor this great painter in this lecture and PowerPoint.

All are welcome to attend.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Saturday January 25, 2020
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Register Today to Volunteer for Prom Dress Drive

Saturday, February 22nd

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

For students in 7-12th grade

Register

Saturday, February 22nd

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

For students in 7-12th grade

Register

 
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Register Today to Volunteer for Superhero Collars for Shelter Pets

Tuesday, February 25th

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

For students in 7-12th grade

Register

 
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Register today for Special Needs Friendship Circle: Pine Cone Owls

Saturday, February 8th
1:30-2:15 pm
Grades K-6                                     

Non-residents register February 1st.

Register

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Saturday, February 8th
1:30-2:15 pm
Grades K-6                                     

Non-residents register February 1st.

Register

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
All Levels Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 28 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 11.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B
There are 7 spaces available.

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 28 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 11.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dog Book Buddies

Children can sign-up for a 20 minute session to read to a trained reading assistance dog. While the dog gets to hear favorite stories, the children are actually improving their communication and reading skills. Appointments are scheduled between 10am-12pm on December 14th, January 25th, February 22nd. Registration begins November 25th, you may call or come to the Children’s room to set up your preferred day and time. Children may register for ONE session out of the three offered.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Children can sign-up for a 20 minute session to read to a trained reading assistance dog. While the dog gets to hear favorite stories, the children are actually improving their communication and reading skills. Appointments are scheduled between 10am-12pm on December 14th, January 25th, February 22nd. Registration begins November 25th, you may call or come to the Children’s room to set up your preferred day and time. Children may register for ONE session out of the three offered.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Monday January 27, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Register Today for Time for Kids: Full STEAM Ahead

Monday, February 10th
4:30-5:30 pm
Ages 18 months - 5 years                                          

Non-residents register February 3rd.

Register

 

Monday, February 10th
4:30-5:30 pm
Ages 18 months - 5 years                                          

Non-residents register February 3rd.

Register

 

 
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10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
No Impact Exercise

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B


 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Family Storytime

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 or 11:00-11:30am. Sessions will meet January 6th, 13th, and 27th. Children may only attend one session. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

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 or 11:00-11:30am. Sessions will meet January 6th, 13th, and 27th. Children may only attend one session. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Storytime

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 or 11:00-11:30am. Sessions will meet January 6th, 13th, and 27th. Children may only attend one session. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

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 or 11:00-11:30am. Sessions will meet January 6th, 13th, and 27th. Children may only attend one session. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Mindful Meditation & Relaxation

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B
There are 21 spaces available.

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

There are 21 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Preschool Yoga

Mondays,January 6th, 13th, and 17th from 1:30-2:00pm, for ages 3-5 years. Yoga exercises, breathing, stretching and interactive exercises will be taught. Please bring a towel or mat. Registration is for all 3 sessions and begins December 23rd for Merrick residents. December 30th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Mondays,January 6th, 13th, and 17th from 1:30-2:00pm, for ages 3-5 years. Yoga exercises, breathing, stretching and interactive exercises will be taught. Please bring a towel or mat. Registration is for all 3 sessions and begins December 23rd for Merrick residents. December 30th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A Story of Survival

Nassau resident Eva Berger presents the story of her mother, Pauline Klein, who survived the Nazi concentration camps and later recorded her memories for the Shoah Foundation. Using video from those interviews, plus family photos and historical background, Ms. Berger tells of her mother being sent to a ghetto, then Auschwitz, and finally the Bergen-Belsen extermination camp. Ms. Berger has previously shared her mother's story of loss and, ultimately, survival at the Jewish Heritage Museum in New York. All are welcome to attend.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Nassau resident Eva Berger presents the story of her mother, Pauline Klein, who survived the Nazi concentration camps and later recorded her memories for the Shoah Foundation. Using video from those interviews, plus family photos and historical background, Ms. Berger tells of her mother being sent to a ghetto, then Auschwitz, and finally the Bergen-Belsen extermination camp. Ms. Berger has previously shared her mother's story of loss and, ultimately, survival at the Jewish Heritage Museum in New York. All are welcome to attend.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Time for Kids: Snowman Fun

On Monday, January 27th from 6:30-7:30 pm, children ages 18 months to 5 years will enjoy songs, activities, and a snowman craft.  This program will be held in the Multipurpose Room.  Registration begins Jauary 13th for Merrick residents.  January 21st for non-residents.  

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB
There are 7 spaces available.

On Monday, January 27th from 6:30-7:30 pm, children ages 18 months to 5 years will enjoy songs, activities, and a snowman craft.  This program will be held in the Multipurpose Room.  Registration begins Jauary 13th for Merrick residents.  January 21st for non-residents.  

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

There are 7 spaces available.

Tuesday January 28, 2020
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12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Game Day @ The Library

Mah Jongg, Canasta and more…..

Bring your game and whatever game you choose to play.

No registration required.

Excluding December 24 & 31,

January 14 & February 18 & 25.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

Mah Jongg, Canasta and more…..

Bring your game and whatever game you choose to play.

No registration required.

Excluding December 24 & 31,

January 14 & February 18 & 25.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pilates

 

Tuesday, January 7, 14, 21, 28 February 4 & 11

Learn pilates with Stacey Guglielmo. Pilates is a form of low-impact exercise that aims

to strengthen muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. Pilates moves tend to target the core, although the exercises work other areas of your body as well. Please bring a yoga mat and water.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.  Checks at the Reference Desk, PayPal or credit card online.

Registration begins December 10 for Merrick residents. Non-residents Devcember 23.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 

Tuesday, January 7, 14, 21, 28 February 4 & 11

Learn pilates with Stacey Guglielmo. Pilates is a form of low-impact exercise that aims

to strengthen muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. Pilates moves tend to target the core, although the exercises work other areas of your body as well. Please bring a yoga mat and water.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.  Checks at the Reference Desk, PayPal or credit card online.

Registration begins December 10 for Merrick residents. Non-residents Devcember 23.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Wednesday January 29, 2020
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9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
All Levels Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher

continues with her very popular classes.

There is a $30.00 fee for this course.  Registration begins November 6 for Merrick residents. Non residents November 20.

 

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher

continues with her very popular classes.

There is a $30.00 fee for this course.  Registration begins November 6 for Merrick residents. Non residents November 20.

 

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Totally Untidy Tykes

On Wednesday, January 29th from 10:45-11:45 am, children ages 6-36 months will enjoy a winter-themed sensory playtime.  Be prepared to get a little messy and have a lot of fun!  This program will be held in the Multipurpose Room.  Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

On Wednesday, January 29th from 10:45-11:45 am, children ages 6-36 months will enjoy a winter-themed sensory playtime.  Be prepared to get a little messy and have a lot of fun!  This program will be held in the Multipurpose Room.  Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
We Care Blankets

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.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

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.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

Thursday January 30, 2020
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Recycling Guidelines

Become a part of a world-wide effort to protect and save our environment. During this brief presentation you will discover what can and cannot be recycled and how to recycle properly within the Town of Hempstead so that you can make a difference. Simply follow these updated guidelines to help “pitch in” for a better tomorrow! All are welcome to attend.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Become a part of a world-wide effort to protect and save our environment. During this brief presentation you will discover what can and cannot be recycled and how to recycle properly within the Town of Hempstead so that you can make a difference. Simply follow these updated guidelines to help “pitch in” for a better tomorrow! All are welcome to attend.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

 
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Volunteer - Winter Treats

Volunteers will help kids create a yummy Winter treat. Volunteer programs are for Merrick Library cardholders only. Registration begins December 30th.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Volunteers will help kids create a yummy Winter treat. Volunteer programs are for Merrick Library cardholders only. Registration begins December 30th.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room


 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Winter Treats

On Thursday, January 30th from 4:00-4:45 pm, children in grades K-2 will make some winter-themed treats! Allergens may be present in this program so please notify the children's librarians in advance if there are any food allergies.  Registration begins January 16th for Merrick residents.  January 23rd for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 5 spaces available.

On Thursday, January 30th from 4:00-4:45 pm, children in grades K-2 will make some winter-themed treats! Allergens may be present in this program so please notify the children's librarians in advance if there are any food allergies.  Registration begins January 16th for Merrick residents.  January 23rd for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Beginners Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 19 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 2.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 19 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 2.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Family Fun with Playhooray

On Thursday, January 30th from 6:30-7:30pm, children ages 6 months to 5 years and their caregivers will enjoy singing, dancing, and playing with PlayHooray.  Registration begins January 16th for Merrick residents. January 23rd for non-residents. 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 8 spaces available.

On Thursday, January 30th from 6:30-7:30pm, children ages 6 months to 5 years and their caregivers will enjoy singing, dancing, and playing with PlayHooray.  Registration begins January 16th for Merrick residents. January 23rd for non-residents. 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Beginner Knitting

Come relax, have fun and learn the basics of knitting. We will learn all the basics of knitting. At the end of class you will have created your own finished project. There is no fee for this class. Upon sign up you will receive a materials list needed for the first class. Registration begins December 12 for Merrick residents. Non residents December 26.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Come relax, have fun and learn the basics of knitting. We will learn all the basics of knitting. At the end of class you will have created your own finished project. There is no fee for this class. Upon sign up you will receive a materials list needed for the first class. Registration begins December 12 for Merrick residents. Non residents December 26.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A


Friday January 31, 2020
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Register Today for LIT Movie Night

REGISTRATIONS BEGINS TODAY FOR THE EVEN LISTED BELOW.  GO TO THE DAY OF THE EVENT TO SIGN UP.

LIT Movie Night - Sonic the Hedgehog          Friday, February 28 at 4:00 pm.

 

REGISTER

REGISTRATIONS BEGINS TODAY FOR THE EVEN LISTED BELOW.  GO TO THE DAY OF THE EVENT TO SIGN UP.

LIT Movie Night - Sonic the Hedgehog          Friday, February 28 at 4:00 pm.

 

REGISTER

 
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Advanced Baby Sign Language

Friday, January 31st from 10:30-11:15 am, children ages 3 months to 3 years and a caregiver are invited to learn baby sign language on a more advanced level at our World of Sing and Sign Workshop.  Children and caregiver should attend a Baby Sign Language class before attending this advanced class.  Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Friday, January 31st from 10:30-11:15 am, children ages 3 months to 3 years and a caregiver are invited to learn baby sign language on a more advanced level at our World of Sing and Sign Workshop.  Children and caregiver should attend a Baby Sign Language class before attending this advanced class.  Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Saturday February 1, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Register Today for Family Fun with PlayHooray

Saturday, February 15th
11:00-11:45am
6 months - 5 years                                     

Non-residents register February 8th.

Register

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Saturday, February 15th
11:00-11:45am
6 months - 5 years                                     

Non-residents register February 8th.

Register

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
All Levels Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 28 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 11.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 28 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 11.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Saturday Storytime

Children ages 0-5 years and a caregiver, will enjoy stories and songs from 11:00-11:30am on Saturday, February 1st. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Children ages 0-5 years and a caregiver, will enjoy stories and songs from 11:00-11:30am on Saturday, February 1st. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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1:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Volunteer - Valentine's Drop-in Crafts

Volunteers in grades 7-12 will help kids create fun Valentine’s day crafts on Take Your Child to the Library Day. Volunteer programs are for Merrick Library cardholders only. Registration begins January 2nd.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Volunteers in grades 7-12 will help kids create fun Valentine’s day crafts on Take Your Child to the Library Day. Volunteer programs are for Merrick Library cardholders only. Registration begins January 2nd.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room


 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Valentine's Drop-in Crafts

On Saturday, February 1st from 2:00-3:00pm, children in grades K-6 are welcome to join us for Take Your Child to the Library Day and create some cute Valentine's crafts. Registration is not required. 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

On Saturday, February 1st from 2:00-3:00pm, children in grades K-6 are welcome to join us for Take Your Child to the Library Day and create some cute Valentine's crafts. Registration is not required. 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Monday February 3, 2020
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10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
No Impact Exercise

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Family Storytime

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 or 11:00-11:30AM. Sessions will meet February 3rd, 10th and 24th. Children may only attend one session. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

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 or 11:00-11:30AM. Sessions will meet February 3rd, 10th and 24th. Children may only attend one session. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Storytime

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 or 11:00-11:30AM. Sessions will meet February 3rd, 10th and 24th. Children may only attend one session. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

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 or 11:00-11:30AM. Sessions will meet February 3rd, 10th and 24th. Children may only attend one session. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Mindful Meditation & Relaxation

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B


 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
AARP Smart Driver Tech Workshop

Are you currently driving or are in the market for a new or late model vehicle? Do you fully understand how the new technologies in cars such as Lane Departure Warnings, Assistive Parking, Forward Collision Warnings, Adaptive Cruise Control and others work? Are they right for you? Are they worth paying for? 

Smart Driver Tek is an informative  and entertaining interactive power point presentation  designed for seniors to  overcome the daunting  and confusing experience of shopping and  driving  today's new vehicles.

Registration begins January  6 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 20.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A
There are 24 spaces available.

Are you currently driving or are in the market for a new or late model vehicle? Do you fully understand how the new technologies in cars such as Lane Departure Warnings, Assistive Parking, Forward Collision Warnings, Adaptive Cruise Control and others work? Are they right for you? Are they worth paying for? 

Smart Driver Tek is an informative  and entertaining interactive power point presentation  designed for seniors to  overcome the daunting  and confusing experience of shopping and  driving  today's new vehicles.

Registration begins January  6 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 20.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Merrick Gables Association Meeting

Merrick Gables Association will meet in the Multipurpose Room.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Merrick Gables Association will meet in the Multipurpose Room.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Tuesday February 4, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Time For Kids: Valentine's Surprise

Children ages 18 - 48 months and a caregiver will enjoy songs, activities and a Valentine craft on Tuesday, February 4th from 10:30-11:30 am. This program will be held in the Multipurpose Room. Registration begins January 21st for Merrick residents, January 28th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB
There are 14 spaces available.

Children ages 18 - 48 months and a caregiver will enjoy songs, activities and a Valentine craft on Tuesday, February 4th from 10:30-11:30 am. This program will be held in the Multipurpose Room. Registration begins January 21st for Merrick residents, January 28th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

There are 14 spaces available.

 
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12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Game Day @ The Library

Mah Jongg, Canasta and more…..

Bring your game and whatever game you choose to play.

No registration required.

Excluding December 24 & 31,

January 14 & February 18 & 25.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

Mah Jongg, Canasta and more…..

Bring your game and whatever game you choose to play.

No registration required.

Excluding December 24 & 31,

January 14 & February 18 & 25.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Long Island Chess Nuts

During this three week session, offered Tuesdays, February 4th, 11th and 25th from 7:00-8:00pm, children in grades 1-6 will learn strategy, improve skills and challenge their minds, while having fun playing chess.  Registration for all three sessions begins January 21st for Merrick residents. January 28th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There is 1 space available.

During this three week session, offered Tuesdays, February 4th, 11th and 25th from 7:00-8:00pm, children in grades 1-6 will learn strategy, improve skills and challenge their minds, while having fun playing chess.  Registration for all three sessions begins January 21st for Merrick residents. January 28th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

There is 1 space available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pilates

 

Tuesday, January 7, 14, 21, 28 February 4 & 11

Learn pilates with Stacey Guglielmo. Pilates is a form of low-impact exercise that aims

to strengthen muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. Pilates moves tend to target the core, although the exercises work other areas of your body as well. Please bring a yoga mat and water.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.  Checks at the Reference Desk, PayPal or credit card online.

Registration begins December 10 for Merrick residents. Non-residents Devcember 23.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 

Tuesday, January 7, 14, 21, 28 February 4 & 11

Learn pilates with Stacey Guglielmo. Pilates is a form of low-impact exercise that aims

to strengthen muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. Pilates moves tend to target the core, although the exercises work other areas of your body as well. Please bring a yoga mat and water.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.  Checks at the Reference Desk, PayPal or credit card online.

Registration begins December 10 for Merrick residents. Non-residents Devcember 23.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Wednesday February 5, 2020
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9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
All Levels Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher

continues with her very popular classes.

There is a $30.00 fee for this course.  Registration begins November 6 for Merrick residents. Non residents November 20.

 

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher

continues with her very popular classes.

There is a $30.00 fee for this course.  Registration begins November 6 for Merrick residents. Non residents November 20.

 

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
AARP Tax-Aide

Merrick will once again host the AARP Foundation Tax preparers.

In addition to your tax documents and last year’s return, you must bring photo identification and either your Social Security card or 1099-SSA. In order to prevent identity theft;

your income tax return cannot be completed without these documents.

IF A JOINT RETURN IS BEING FILED, THE IRS MANDATES THAT BOTH SPOUSE BE PRESENT TO SIGN THE SUBMISSION FORMS.

As per AARP this program is limited to low and middle income tax payers.

Sign up begins January 15 for all, at the Reference Desk only.

Registration is required.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Merrick will once again host the AARP Foundation Tax preparers.

In addition to your tax documents and last year’s return, you must bring photo identification and either your Social Security card or 1099-SSA. In order to prevent identity theft;

your income tax return cannot be completed without these documents.

IF A JOINT RETURN IS BEING FILED, THE IRS MANDATES THAT BOTH SPOUSE BE PRESENT TO SIGN THE SUBMISSION FORMS.

As per AARP this program is limited to low and middle income tax payers.

Sign up begins January 15 for all, at the Reference Desk only.

Registration is required.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

 
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Toddler Storytime

Enjoy a story time for toddlers ages 18-35 months consisting of stories, songs, finger plays, music and playtime. Meet professionals who will answer child developmental questions. All toddlers must be accompanied by a caregiver. Sessions will be held on Wednesdays, February 5th, and 12th from 10:30-11:15am. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Enjoy a story time for toddlers ages 18-35 months consisting of stories, songs, finger plays, music and playtime. Meet professionals who will answer child developmental questions. All toddlers must be accompanied by a caregiver. Sessions will be held on Wednesdays, February 5th, and 12th from 10:30-11:15am. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Monthly Book Discussion

Evvie Drake Starts Over

by Linda Holmes

Debut featuring a recently widowed young woman named Eveleth "Evvie" Drake, who remains a recluse in her small Maine town until

a former major league baseball pitcher moves into the apartment at the back of Evvie's house.

Copies available at the Circulation Desk January 15. Refreshments will be served.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

Evvie Drake Starts Over

by Linda Holmes

Debut featuring a recently widowed young woman named Eveleth "Evvie" Drake, who remains a recluse in her small Maine town until

a former major league baseball pitcher moves into the apartment at the back of Evvie's house.

Copies available at the Circulation Desk January 15. Refreshments will be served.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

 
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5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Volunteer - Tween Maker: 3D Printing

Volunteers in grades 7-12 will help kids use the Prusa 3D Printer. No prior experience with 3D printers is needed.. Volunteer programs are for Merrick Library cardholders only. Registration begins January 5th.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Volunteers in grades 7-12 will help kids use the Prusa 3D Printer. No prior experience with 3D printers is needed.. Volunteer programs are for Merrick Library cardholders only. Registration begins January 5th.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room


 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tween Maker: 3D Printing

Children in grades 4th-6th will learn how to make fun projects with the Prusa 3D Printer on Wednesday, February 5th from 6:00-7:00pm. Registration begins January 22nd for Merrick residents. January 29th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Children in grades 4th-6th will learn how to make fun projects with the Prusa 3D Printer on Wednesday, February 5th from 6:00-7:00pm. Registration begins January 22nd for Merrick residents. January 29th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Registration will begin on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Thursday February 6, 2020
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Preschool StoryCraft

Children ages 3-5 years will enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, music and movement, and a craft on Thursdays, February 6th, 13th, 27th from 1:30-2:30pm. Registration begins January 23rd for Merrick residents. January 30th for non-residents. Registration is for all 3 February sessions.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Children ages 3-5 years will enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, music and movement, and a craft on Thursdays, February 6th, 13th, 27th from 1:30-2:30pm. Registration begins January 23rd for Merrick residents. January 30th for non-residents. Registration is for all 3 February sessions.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Registration will begin on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Kindergarten Book Club: Non-Fiction Animals

Children in Kindergarten should read a non-fiction book on their favorite animal before the session, and come prepared to talk about their book and have fun! Children do not need to be reading independently. We will create crafts and enjoy snacks. Held on Thursday, February 6th from 4:00-4:45pm. Registration begins January 23rd for Merrick residents. January 30th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Children in Kindergarten should read a non-fiction book on their favorite animal before the session, and come prepared to talk about their book and have fun! Children do not need to be reading independently. We will create crafts and enjoy snacks. Held on Thursday, February 6th from 4:00-4:45pm. Registration begins January 23rd for Merrick residents. January 30th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Registration will begin on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

 
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5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Beginners Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 19 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 2.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 19 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 2.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Beginner Crochet for Adults

Have you ever wanted to crochet? Are you rusty and want to relearn the basic stitches? Then this is the class for you. Stephanie Ackerman will teach you how to crochet. You will learn the skills that will help you explore the world of crochet. There is no fee for this class. Upon sign up you will receive a materials list needed for the first class. Registration begins January 9 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 23.

 

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Have you ever wanted to crochet? Are you rusty and want to relearn the basic stitches? Then this is the class for you. Stephanie Ackerman will teach you how to crochet. You will learn the skills that will help you explore the world of crochet. There is no fee for this class. Upon sign up you will receive a materials list needed for the first class. Registration begins January 9 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 23.

 

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A


 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Merrick Kiwanis Meeting

Merrick Kiwanis will hold their monthly meeting in the Multipurpose Room.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Merrick Kiwanis will hold their monthly meeting in the Multipurpose Room.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Friday February 7, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Shake Rattle and Roll

For children ages 0-17 months and a caregiver from 10:30-11:00am on Fridays, February 7th and 14th.
The program introduces babies to books, finger plays, songs, movement, and nursery rhymes. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

For children ages 0-17 months and a caregiver from 10:30-11:00am on Fridays, February 7th and 14th.
The program introduces babies to books, finger plays, songs, movement, and nursery rhymes. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Saturday February 8, 2020
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9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
All Levels Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 28 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 11.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 28 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 11.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Special Needs Friendship Circle: Pine Cone Owls

Calling all crafty kids! We will be turning a pine cone into a beautiful owl on Saturday, February 8th from 1:30-2:15pm. For grades K-6. Siblings are welcome. Caregivers must stay in the room. Registration for Merrick residents is on January 25th. Non-residents register on February 1st.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Calling all crafty kids! We will be turning a pine cone into a beautiful owl on Saturday, February 8th from 1:30-2:15pm. For grades K-6. Siblings are welcome. Caregivers must stay in the room. Registration for Merrick residents is on January 25th. Non-residents register on February 1st.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Registration will begin on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Sunday February 9, 2020
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Art Reception

Teen Art Space Reception.

Art previously displayed in the teen room will be
on display in the Multipurpose Room.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

Teen Art Space Reception.

Art previously displayed in the teen room will be
on display in the Multipurpose Room.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

Monday February 10, 2020
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10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
No Impact Exercise

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B


 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Family Storytime

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 or 11:00-11:30AM. Sessions will meet February 3rd, 10th and 24th. Children may only attend one session. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

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 or 11:00-11:30AM. Sessions will meet February 3rd, 10th and 24th. Children may only attend one session. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Storytime

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 or 11:00-11:30AM. Sessions will meet February 3rd, 10th and 24th. Children may only attend one session. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

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 or 11:00-11:30AM. Sessions will meet February 3rd, 10th and 24th. Children may only attend one session. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Mindful Meditation & Relaxation

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B


 
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11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Alzheimer's Association Caregiver's Support Group

Will take place the second Monday of each month in the Conference Room at 11:00 a.m. For further information or to register for the group, please call their 24/7 helpline, 800-272-3900.

Will take place the second Monday of each month in the Conference Room at 11:00 a.m. For further information or to register for the group, please call their 24/7 helpline, 800-272-3900.

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Time for Kids: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead: 1, 2, 3!, held Monday, February 10th from 4:30-5:30 pm, is an interactive, educational program for children ages 18 months - 5 years and their adults to stimulate and engage thinking as they explore, play, and build together. This program will be held in the Multipurpose Room. Registration begins January 27th for Merrick residents.  February 3rd for non-residents.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB
Registration will begin on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead: 1, 2, 3!, held Monday, February 10th from 4:30-5:30 pm, is an interactive, educational program for children ages 18 months - 5 years and their adults to stimulate and engage thinking as they explore, play, and build together. This program will be held in the Multipurpose Room. Registration begins January 27th for Merrick residents.  February 3rd for non-residents.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

Registration will begin on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Tuesday February 11, 2020
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Merrick Chamber of Commerce Meeting

Merrick Chamber of Commerce will hold their monthly meeting in the Multipurpose Room.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Merrick Chamber of Commerce will hold their monthly meeting in the Multipurpose Room.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

 
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Baby Sign Language

Children ages 3 months - 3 years and a caregiver are invited to learn baby sign language at our World of Sing and Sign Workshop on Tuesday, February 11th from 10:30-11:15am. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

Children ages 3 months - 3 years and a caregiver are invited to learn baby sign language at our World of Sing and Sign Workshop on Tuesday, February 11th from 10:30-11:15am. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

 
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12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Game Day @ The Library

Mah Jongg, Canasta and more…..

Bring your game and whatever game you choose to play.

No registration required.

Excluding December 24 & 31,

January 14 & February 18 & 25.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

Mah Jongg, Canasta and more…..

Bring your game and whatever game you choose to play.

No registration required.

Excluding December 24 & 31,

January 14 & February 18 & 25.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Friends Meeting

Friends of the Library Meeting 

CONTACT: Maureen Garvey

Friends of the Library Meeting 

CONTACT:
  Maureen Garvey
  
  

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Long Island Chess Nuts

During this three week session, offered Tuesdays, February 4th, 11th and 25th from 7:00-8:00pm, children in grades 1-6 will learn strategy, improve skills and challenge their minds, while having fun playing chess.  Registration for all three sessions begins January 21st for Merrick residents. January 28th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

During this three week session, offered Tuesdays, February 4th, 11th and 25th from 7:00-8:00pm, children in grades 1-6 will learn strategy, improve skills and challenge their minds, while having fun playing chess.  Registration for all three sessions begins January 21st for Merrick residents. January 28th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pilates

 

Tuesday, January 7, 14, 21, 28 February 4 & 11

Learn pilates with Stacey Guglielmo. Pilates is a form of low-impact exercise that aims

to strengthen muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. Pilates moves tend to target the core, although the exercises work other areas of your body as well. Please bring a yoga mat and water.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.  Checks at the Reference Desk, PayPal or credit card online.

Registration begins December 10 for Merrick residents. Non-residents Devcember 23.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 

Tuesday, January 7, 14, 21, 28 February 4 & 11

Learn pilates with Stacey Guglielmo. Pilates is a form of low-impact exercise that aims

to strengthen muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. Pilates moves tend to target the core, although the exercises work other areas of your body as well. Please bring a yoga mat and water.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.  Checks at the Reference Desk, PayPal or credit card online.

Registration begins December 10 for Merrick residents. Non-residents Devcember 23.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Wednesday February 12, 2020
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
AARP Tax-Aide

Merrick will once again host the AARP Foundation Tax preparers.

In addition to your tax documents and last year’s return, you must bring photo identification and either your Social Security card or 1099-SSA. In order to prevent identity theft;

your income tax return cannot be completed without these documents.

IF A JOINT RETURN IS BEING FILED, THE IRS MANDATES THAT BOTH SPOUSE BE PRESENT TO SIGN THE SUBMISSION FORMS.

As per AARP this program is limited to low and middle income tax payers.

Sign up begins January 15 for all, at the Reference Desk only.

Registration is required.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Merrick will once again host the AARP Foundation Tax preparers.

In addition to your tax documents and last year’s return, you must bring photo identification and either your Social Security card or 1099-SSA. In order to prevent identity theft;

your income tax return cannot be completed without these documents.

IF A JOINT RETURN IS BEING FILED, THE IRS MANDATES THAT BOTH SPOUSE BE PRESENT TO SIGN THE SUBMISSION FORMS.

As per AARP this program is limited to low and middle income tax payers.

Sign up begins January 15 for all, at the Reference Desk only.

Registration is required.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

 
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Toddler Storytime

Enjoy a story time for toddlers ages 18-35 months consisting of stories, songs, finger plays, music and playtime. Meet professionals who will answer child developmental questions. All toddlers must be accompanied by a caregiver. Sessions will be held on Wednesdays, February 5th, and 12th from 10:30-11:15am. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Enjoy a story time for toddlers ages 18-35 months consisting of stories, songs, finger plays, music and playtime. Meet professionals who will answer child developmental questions. All toddlers must be accompanied by a caregiver. Sessions will be held on Wednesdays, February 5th, and 12th from 10:30-11:15am. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Winter Paint Night for Adults

Authentic Heartwork is back. This time we will be painting a snowman scene. Join us for a fun night out! There is a $6.00 fee for this class. Registration begins January 15 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 29.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A
There are 8 spaces available.

Authentic Heartwork is back. This time we will be painting a snowman scene. Join us for a fun night out! There is a $6.00 fee for this class. Registration begins January 15 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 29.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

There are 8 spaces available.

Thursday February 13, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Register Today for Zumba

Thursday, February 27th
4-6 years     5:00-5:45 pm
7-12 years   5:45-6:30 pm 

Non-residents register February 20th.

Register for ages 4-6 

Register for ages 7-12

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Thursday, February 27th
4-6 years     5:00-5:45 pm
7-12 years   5:45-6:30 pm 

Non-residents register February 20th.

Register for ages 4-6 

Register for ages 7-12

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Preschool StoryCraft

Children ages 3-5 years will enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, music and movement, and a craft on Thursdays, February 6th, 13th, 27th from 1:30-2:30pm. Registration begins January 23rd for Merrick residents. January 30th for non-residents. Registration is for all 3 February sessions.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Children ages 3-5 years will enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, music and movement, and a craft on Thursdays, February 6th, 13th, 27th from 1:30-2:30pm. Registration begins January 23rd for Merrick residents. January 30th for non-residents. Registration is for all 3 February sessions.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Beginners Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 19 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 2.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 19 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 2.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Beginner Crochet for Adults

Have you ever wanted to crochet? Are you rusty and want to relearn the basic stitches? Then this is the class for you. Stephanie Ackerman will teach you how to crochet. You will learn the skills that will help you explore the world of crochet. There is no fee for this class. Upon sign up you will receive a materials list needed for the first class. Registration begins January 9 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 23.

 

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Have you ever wanted to crochet? Are you rusty and want to relearn the basic stitches? Then this is the class for you. Stephanie Ackerman will teach you how to crochet. You will learn the skills that will help you explore the world of crochet. There is no fee for this class. Upon sign up you will receive a materials list needed for the first class. Registration begins January 9 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 23.

 

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Merrick Library Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees will hold their monthly meeting. All are welcome.

LOCATION: Conference Room

The Board of Trustees will hold their monthly meeting. All are welcome.

LOCATION: Conference Room

Friday February 14, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Register Today for Playhooray

Friday, February 28th
Babies (0-17 months)     10:30-11:15 am
Toddlers (18-48 months) 11:30-12:15 pm 

Non-residents register February 21st.

Register for Babies

Register for Toddlers

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Friday, February 28th
Babies (0-17 months)     10:30-11:15 am
Toddlers (18-48 months) 11:30-12:15 pm 

Non-residents register February 21st.

Register for Babies

Register for Toddlers

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Shake Rattle and Roll

For children ages 0-17 months and a caregiver from 10:30-11:00am on Fridays, February 7th and 14th.
The program introduces babies to books, finger plays, songs, movement, and nursery rhymes. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

For children ages 0-17 months and a caregiver from 10:30-11:00am on Fridays, February 7th and 14th.
The program introduces babies to books, finger plays, songs, movement, and nursery rhymes. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friday Films

Judy starring Rene Zellweger

Refreshments will be served.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Judy starring Rene Zellweger

Refreshments will be served.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Saturday February 15, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Register today for Special Needs: Music For All

Saturday, February 29th
1:30-2:15 pm
Grades K-6                                          

Non-residents register February 22nd.

Register

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Saturday, February 29th
1:30-2:15 pm
Grades K-6                                          

Non-residents register February 22nd.

Register

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
All Levels Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 28 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 11.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 28 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 11.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Fun with PlayHooray

Families with children ages 6 months-5 years are invited to a creative music, movement and fun-filled event on Saturday, February 15th from 11:00-11:45am. This program will be held in the Multipurpose Room. Registration begins February 1st for Merrick residents. February 8th for non-residents. 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A
Registration will begin on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Families with children ages 6 months-5 years are invited to a creative music, movement and fun-filled event on Saturday, February 15th from 11:00-11:45am. This program will be held in the Multipurpose Room. Registration begins February 1st for Merrick residents. February 8th for non-residents. 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Registration will begin on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Sunday February 16, 2020
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sunday @ the Library

Willa Bassen presents: The Two Neils

Sedaka and Diamond

An in-depth look at the songs, lives and times of Neil Sedaka and Neil Diamond, 2 boys from immigrant families who both graduated from Lincoln High School in Brooklyn.  Willa performs the songs and follows the paths of the 2 Neils, from the friends they made in high school (Barbra Streisand, Carole King) to the tunes they wrote for ‘up and coming’ stars during their Brill Building days (Connie Francis, Gene Pitney, The Monkees, Jay and The Americans) to the highs and lows of their own decades-spanning careers as singer/songwriters.

Tickets available at the Circulation Desk January 12 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 26.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

Willa Bassen presents: The Two Neils

Sedaka and Diamond

An in-depth look at the songs, lives and times of Neil Sedaka and Neil Diamond, 2 boys from immigrant families who both graduated from Lincoln High School in Brooklyn.  Willa performs the songs and follows the paths of the 2 Neils, from the friends they made in high school (Barbra Streisand, Carole King) to the tunes they wrote for ‘up and coming’ stars during their Brill Building days (Connie Francis, Gene Pitney, The Monkees, Jay and The Americans) to the highs and lows of their own decades-spanning careers as singer/songwriters.

Tickets available at the Circulation Desk January 12 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 26.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

Tuesday February 18, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Register today for AARP Safety Driver Course

REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY FOR THE EVENT LISTED BELOW. GO TO THE DAY OF THE COURSE TO REGISTER.

AARP Smart Driver Course                             Tuesday, March17, 2020

REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY FOR THE EVENT LISTED BELOW. GO TO THE DAY OF THE COURSE TO REGISTER.

AARP Smart Driver Course                             Tuesday, March17, 2020

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bubblemania

On Tuesday, February 18th from 2:00-3:00pm, children ages 5 and up will have a blast with Bubblemania! Bubblemania is loaded with visual comedy, quick wit, big band swing music, and the untamed, often unbelievable, imaginative bubble art forms. This program will be held in the Multipurpose Room. Registration is not required. 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

On Tuesday, February 18th from 2:00-3:00pm, children ages 5 and up will have a blast with Bubblemania! Bubblemania is loaded with visual comedy, quick wit, big band swing music, and the untamed, often unbelievable, imaginative bubble art forms. This program will be held in the Multipurpose Room. Registration is not required. 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

Wednesday February 19, 2020
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9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
All Levels Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins January 22 for Merrick residents. Non residents February 5.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B
Registration will begin on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins January 22 for Merrick residents. Non residents February 5.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Registration will begin on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

 
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
AARP Tax-Aide

Merrick will once again host the AARP Foundation Tax preparers.

In addition to your tax documents and last year’s return, you must bring photo identification and either your Social Security card or 1099-SSA. In order to prevent identity theft;

your income tax return cannot be completed without these documents.

IF A JOINT RETURN IS BEING FILED, THE IRS MANDATES THAT BOTH SPOUSE BE PRESENT TO SIGN THE SUBMISSION FORMS.

As per AARP this program is limited to low and middle income tax payers.

Sign up begins January 15 for all, at the Reference Desk only.

Registration is required.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Merrick will once again host the AARP Foundation Tax preparers.

In addition to your tax documents and last year’s return, you must bring photo identification and either your Social Security card or 1099-SSA. In order to prevent identity theft;

your income tax return cannot be completed without these documents.

IF A JOINT RETURN IS BEING FILED, THE IRS MANDATES THAT BOTH SPOUSE BE PRESENT TO SIGN THE SUBMISSION FORMS.

As per AARP this program is limited to low and middle income tax payers.

Sign up begins January 15 for all, at the Reference Desk only.

Registration is required.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

 
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Make and Take Crafts

A variety of craft materials will be provided such as markers, construction paper, tissue paper, foam pieces, and much more for children of all ages on Wednesday, February 19th, from 10:30am-12:00pm. Children are welcome to use these materials to craft anything they would like during the session. Registration is not required. 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

A variety of craft materials will be provided such as markers, construction paper, tissue paper, foam pieces, and much more for children of all ages on Wednesday, February 19th, from 10:30am-12:00pm. Children are welcome to use these materials to craft anything they would like during the session. Registration is not required. 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Mystery Lover's Book Discussion

The Whisperer by Karin Fossum

In this tense and twisty latest from Norway’s maven of crime, time shifts between Inspector Sejer’s interrogation of the accused Ragna Reigel and the shocking events that led up to her arrest. How did this lonely, quiet woman come to kill a man—or did she?

Copies available at the Circulation Desk January 22. Refreshments will be served.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

The Whisperer by Karin Fossum

In this tense and twisty latest from Norway’s maven of crime, time shifts between Inspector Sejer’s interrogation of the accused Ragna Reigel and the shocking events that led up to her arrest. How did this lonely, quiet woman come to kill a man—or did she?

Copies available at the Circulation Desk January 22. Refreshments will be served.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Thursday February 20, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Register Today for Beginners Yoga

REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY FOR THE EVENT LISTED BELOW. GO TO THE FIRST DAY OF THE COURSE TO SIGN UP.

Beginners Yoga                     Thursday, March 19, 2020

REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY FOR THE EVENT LISTED BELOW. GO TO THE FIRST DAY OF THE COURSE TO SIGN UP.

Beginners Yoga                     Thursday, March 19, 2020

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Friends of the Library Family Movie: The Lion King

All ages are invited to join us for a showing of the Lion King (2019) and enjoy some snacks on Thursday, February 20th, from 1:30-3:30 pm.
Sponsored by The Friends of the Merrick Library. This program will be held in the Multipurpose Room. Registration is not required. 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

All ages are invited to join us for a showing of the Lion King (2019) and enjoy some snacks on Thursday, February 20th, from 1:30-3:30 pm.
Sponsored by The Friends of the Merrick Library. This program will be held in the Multipurpose Room. Registration is not required. 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

 
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5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Beginners Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 19 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 2.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 19 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 2.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Beginner Crochet for Adults

Have you ever wanted to crochet? Are you rusty and want to relearn the basic stitches? Then this is the class for you. Stephanie Ackerman will teach you how to crochet. You will learn the skills that will help you explore the world of crochet. There is no fee for this class. Upon sign up you will receive a materials list needed for the first class. Registration begins January 9 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 23.

 

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Have you ever wanted to crochet? Are you rusty and want to relearn the basic stitches? Then this is the class for you. Stephanie Ackerman will teach you how to crochet. You will learn the skills that will help you explore the world of crochet. There is no fee for this class. Upon sign up you will receive a materials list needed for the first class. Registration begins January 9 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 23.

 

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Friday February 21, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Songs with Dara: Love Songs

Children ages 0-5 years, and a caregiver, will join Dara Linthwaite to sing love songs and read stories of the heart on Friday, February 21st, from 10:30-11:15am. This program will be held in the Multipurpose Room. Registration is not required. 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

Children ages 0-5 years, and a caregiver, will join Dara Linthwaite to sing love songs and read stories of the heart on Friday, February 21st, from 10:30-11:15am. This program will be held in the Multipurpose Room. Registration is not required. 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Magician: The Astonishing Life & Works of Orson Wells

A documentary examining the remarkable genius of Orson Welles on the eve of his centenary - the enigma of his career as a Hollywood star, a Hollywood director (for some a Hollywood failure), and a crucially important independent filmmaker. Featuring interviews with other legendary directors such as Steven Spielberg, Peter Bogdanovich, William Friedkin, Martin Scorsese and Richard Linklater.  Presented through The Merrick Library’s database Kanopy. All are welcome to attend.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

A documentary examining the remarkable genius of Orson Welles on the eve of his centenary - the enigma of his career as a Hollywood star, a Hollywood director (for some a Hollywood failure), and a crucially important independent filmmaker. Featuring interviews with other legendary directors such as Steven Spielberg, Peter Bogdanovich, William Friedkin, Martin Scorsese and Richard Linklater.  Presented through The Merrick Library’s database Kanopy. All are welcome to attend.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Saturday February 22, 2020
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9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
All Levels Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 28 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 11.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 28 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 11.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dog Book Buddies

Children can sign-up for a 20 minute session to read to a trained reading assistance dog. While the dog gets to hear favorite stories, the children are actually improving their communication and reading skills. Appointments are scheduled between 10am-12pm on December 14th, January 25th, February 22nd. Registration begins November 25th, you may call or come to the Children’s room to set up your preferred day and time. Children may register for ONE session out of the three offered.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Children can sign-up for a 20 minute session to read to a trained reading assistance dog. While the dog gets to hear favorite stories, the children are actually improving their communication and reading skills. Appointments are scheduled between 10am-12pm on December 14th, January 25th, February 22nd. Registration begins November 25th, you may call or come to the Children’s room to set up your preferred day and time. Children may register for ONE session out of the three offered.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Volunteer-Prom Dress Drive

On Saturday, February 22nd from 2:00pm-3:30pm, teen volunteers will help organize and box up prom dress donations for the Long Island Volunteer Center. Volunteer Programs are for Merrick Library cardholders only. Registration begins January 25th. 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A
Registration will begin on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

On Saturday, February 22nd from 2:00pm-3:30pm, teen volunteers will help organize and box up prom dress donations for the Long Island Volunteer Center. Volunteer Programs are for Merrick Library cardholders only. Registration begins January 25th. 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Registration will begin on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Monday February 24, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Register Today for Mindful Meditation

REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY FOR THE EVENT LISTED BELOW. GO TO THE FIRST DAY OF THE COURSE TO SIGN UP.

Mindful Meditation and Relaxation             Monday, March 23, 2020

REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY FOR THE EVENT LISTED BELOW. GO TO THE FIRST DAY OF THE COURSE TO SIGN UP.

Mindful Meditation and Relaxation             Monday, March 23, 2020

 
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Register Today for No Impact Exercise

REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY FOR THE EVENT LISTED BELOW. GO TO THE FIRST DAY OF THE COURSE TO SIGN UP.

No Impact Exercise             Monday, March 23, 2020

REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY FOR THE EVENT LISTED BELOW. GO TO THE FIRST DAY OF THE COURSE TO SIGN UP.

No Impact Exercise             Monday, March 23, 2020

 
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10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
No Impact Exercise

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B


 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Family Storytime

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 or 11:00-11:30AM. Sessions will meet February 3rd, 10th and 24th. Children may only attend one session. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

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 or 11:00-11:30AM. Sessions will meet February 3rd, 10th and 24th. Children may only attend one session. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Storytime

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 or 11:00-11:30AM. Sessions will meet February 3rd, 10th and 24th. Children may only attend one session. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

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 or 11:00-11:30AM. Sessions will meet February 3rd, 10th and 24th. Children may only attend one session. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Mindful Meditation & Relaxation

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B


 
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2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Blood Drive

The Long Island Blood Services and the Merrick Library will host a blood drive in the Multipurpose Room. Walk-ins welcome!

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

The Long Island Blood Services and the Merrick Library will host a blood drive in the Multipurpose Room. Walk-ins welcome!

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room AB

Tuesday February 25, 2020
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Sleep Disturbances

Join Dr. Matthew Reifler for a discussion on sleep disturbances. He will talk about issues dealing with difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, as well as other common sleep problems and their treatments. Q&A to follow.  All are welcome to attend.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Join Dr. Matthew Reifler for a discussion on sleep disturbances. He will talk about issues dealing with difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, as well as other common sleep problems and their treatments. Q&A to follow.  All are welcome to attend.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Volunteer - Superhero Collars for Shelter Pets

Volunteers in grades 7-12 will help shelter dogs shine in adoption photos! Teens will create collars for cats & dogs with superhero-themed fabric. Volunteer programs are for Merrick Library cardholders only. Registration begins January 25th

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B
Registration will begin on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Volunteers in grades 7-12 will help shelter dogs shine in adoption photos! Teens will create collars for cats & dogs with superhero-themed fabric. Volunteer programs are for Merrick Library cardholders only. Registration begins January 25th

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Registration will begin on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Long Island Chess Nuts

During this three week session, offered Tuesdays, February 4th, 11th and 25th from 7:00-8:00pm, children in grades 1-6 will learn strategy, improve skills and challenge their minds, while having fun playing chess.  Registration for all three sessions begins January 21st for Merrick residents. January 28th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

During this three week session, offered Tuesdays, February 4th, 11th and 25th from 7:00-8:00pm, children in grades 1-6 will learn strategy, improve skills and challenge their minds, while having fun playing chess.  Registration for all three sessions begins January 21st for Merrick residents. January 28th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Wednesday February 26, 2020
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9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
All Levels Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins January 22 for Merrick residents. Non residents February 5.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins January 22 for Merrick residents. Non residents February 5.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
AARP Tax-Aide

Merrick will once again host the AARP Foundation Tax preparers.

In addition to your tax documents and last year’s return, you must bring photo identification and either your Social Security card or 1099-SSA. In order to prevent identity theft;

your income tax return cannot be completed without these documents.

IF A JOINT RETURN IS BEING FILED, THE IRS MANDATES THAT BOTH SPOUSE BE PRESENT TO SIGN THE SUBMISSION FORMS.

As per AARP this program is limited to low and middle income tax payers.

Sign up begins January 15 for all, at the Reference Desk only.

Registration is required.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Merrick will once again host the AARP Foundation Tax preparers.

In addition to your tax documents and last year’s return, you must bring photo identification and either your Social Security card or 1099-SSA. In order to prevent identity theft;

your income tax return cannot be completed without these documents.

IF A JOINT RETURN IS BEING FILED, THE IRS MANDATES THAT BOTH SPOUSE BE PRESENT TO SIGN THE SUBMISSION FORMS.

As per AARP this program is limited to low and middle income tax payers.

Sign up begins January 15 for all, at the Reference Desk only.

Registration is required.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Thursday February 27, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Advanced Baby Sign Language

Children ages 3 months - 3 years, and a caregiver, are invited to learn baby sign language on a more advanced level at our World of Sing and Sign Workshop on Thursday, February 27th from 10:30-11:15am. Child and caregiver should attend a Baby Sign Language class before attending this advanced class. Registration is not required. 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Children ages 3 months - 3 years, and a caregiver, are invited to learn baby sign language on a more advanced level at our World of Sing and Sign Workshop on Thursday, February 27th from 10:30-11:15am. Child and caregiver should attend a Baby Sign Language class before attending this advanced class. Registration is not required. 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Preschool StoryCraft

Children ages 3-5 years will enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, music and movement, and a craft on Thursdays, February 6th, 13th, 27th from 1:30-2:30pm. Registration begins January 23rd for Merrick residents. January 30th for non-residents. Registration is for all 3 February sessions.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Children ages 3-5 years will enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, music and movement, and a craft on Thursdays, February 6th, 13th, 27th from 1:30-2:30pm. Registration begins January 23rd for Merrick residents. January 30th for non-residents. Registration is for all 3 February sessions.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Zumba 4-6 years

On Thursday, February 27th, from 5:00-5:45 pm, children ages 4-6 years will learn dance routines, hear music from all over the world, and have fun at a Zumba class! Registration begins February 13th for Merrick residents. February 20th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

On Thursday, February 27th, from 5:00-5:45 pm, children ages 4-6 years will learn dance routines, hear music from all over the world, and have fun at a Zumba class! Registration begins February 13th for Merrick residents. February 20th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Registration will begin on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

 
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5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Beginners Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 19 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 2.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 19 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 2.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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5:45 PM - 6:30 PM
Zumba 7-12 years

On Thursday, February 27th, from 5:45-6:30 pm, children ages 7-12 years will learn dance routines, hear music from all over the world, and have fun at a Zumba class! Registration begins February 13th for Merrick residents. February 20th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

On Thursday, February 27th, from 5:45-6:30 pm, children ages 7-12 years will learn dance routines, hear music from all over the world, and have fun at a Zumba class! Registration begins February 13th for Merrick residents. February 20th for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Registration will begin on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Beginner Crochet for Adults

Have you ever wanted to crochet? Are you rusty and want to relearn the basic stitches? Then this is the class for you. Stephanie Ackerman will teach you how to crochet. You will learn the skills that will help you explore the world of crochet. There is no fee for this class. Upon sign up you will receive a materials list needed for the first class. Registration begins January 9 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 23.

 

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Have you ever wanted to crochet? Are you rusty and want to relearn the basic stitches? Then this is the class for you. Stephanie Ackerman will teach you how to crochet. You will learn the skills that will help you explore the world of crochet. There is no fee for this class. Upon sign up you will receive a materials list needed for the first class. Registration begins January 9 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 23.

 

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Friday February 28, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
PlayHooray Babies

Babies 3-17 months can come join the fun at our Playhooray program Friday, February 28th from 10:30-11:15am. Registration begins February 14th for Merrick residents. February 21st for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Babies 3-17 months can come join the fun at our Playhooray program Friday, February 28th from 10:30-11:15am. Registration begins February 14th for Merrick residents. February 21st for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Registration will begin on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

 
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11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
PlayHooray Toddlers

Toddlers 18-48 months can come join the fun at our Playhooray program on Friday, February 28th from 11:30am -12:15pm. Registration begins February 14th for Merrick residents. February 21st for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Toddlers 18-48 months can come join the fun at our Playhooray program on Friday, February 28th from 11:30am -12:15pm. Registration begins February 14th for Merrick residents. February 21st for non-residents.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Registration will begin on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
LIT - Movie Night at The Bellmore Playhouse

Movie night at The Bellmore Playhouse.

Sonic the Hedgehog

Registration begins online Friday, January 31, 2020.  

Popcorn and soda is included with your FREE ticket! Open for all in grades 6-12.

 

Registration will begin on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Movie night at The Bellmore Playhouse.

Sonic the Hedgehog

Registration begins online Friday, January 31, 2020.  

Popcorn and soda is included with your FREE ticket! Open for all in grades 6-12.

 

Registration will begin on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Saturday February 29, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Register Today for All Levels Yoga

REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY FOR THE EVENT LISTED BELOW. GO TO THE FIRST DAY OF THE COURSE TO SIGN UP.

All Levels Yoga                    Saturday, March 28, 2020

REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY FOR THE EVENT LISTED BELOW. GO TO THE FIRST DAY OF THE COURSE TO SIGN UP.

All Levels Yoga                    Saturday, March 28, 2020

 
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9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
All Levels Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 28 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 11.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 28 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 11.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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1:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Special Needs: Music For All

For children in grades K-6. In this specially designed music class, children with developmental delays and Autism will enjoy musical activities that promote language and social interaction. A caregiver must remain in the room. Siblings are welcome. Registration begins on February 15th for Merrick residents. Non-residents register on February 22nd. 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

For children in grades K-6. In this specially designed music class, children with developmental delays and Autism will enjoy musical activities that promote language and social interaction. A caregiver must remain in the room. Siblings are welcome. Registration begins on February 15th for Merrick residents. Non-residents register on February 22nd. 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Registration will begin on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Monday March 2, 2020
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10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
No Impact Exercise

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B


 
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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Mindful Meditation & Relaxation

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Helene Just leads the following  exercise classes.

There is a $20.00 fee for this course.

Registration begins December 30 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 13.

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B


Wednesday March 4, 2020
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9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
All Levels Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins January 22 for Merrick residents. Non residents February 5.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins January 22 for Merrick residents. Non residents February 5.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
AARP Tax-Aide

Merrick will once again host the AARP Foundation Tax preparers.

In addition to your tax documents and last year’s return, you must bring photo identification and either your Social Security card or 1099-SSA. In order to prevent identity theft;

your income tax return cannot be completed without these documents.

IF A JOINT RETURN IS BEING FILED, THE IRS MANDATES THAT BOTH SPOUSE BE PRESENT TO SIGN THE SUBMISSION FORMS.

As per AARP this program is limited to low and middle income tax payers.

Sign up begins January 15 for all, at the Reference Desk only.

Registration is required.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Merrick will once again host the AARP Foundation Tax preparers.

In addition to your tax documents and last year’s return, you must bring photo identification and either your Social Security card or 1099-SSA. In order to prevent identity theft;

your income tax return cannot be completed without these documents.

IF A JOINT RETURN IS BEING FILED, THE IRS MANDATES THAT BOTH SPOUSE BE PRESENT TO SIGN THE SUBMISSION FORMS.

As per AARP this program is limited to low and middle income tax payers.

Sign up begins January 15 for all, at the Reference Desk only.

Registration is required.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room A

Thursday March 5, 2020

Philadelphia Flower Show

Inspired by the world’s exotic Mediterranean gardens, the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show invites you to fall in love with gardening all over again. The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show is the nation's largest and longest-running horticultural event and features stunning displays by the world’s premier floral and landscape designers. The bus will leave promptly at 8:00 a.m. from the Curé of Ars parking lot (Hewlett Ave. entrance). Lunch will be on your own at the convention center or across the street is Redding Terminal Market which offers many choices. There is a $70 fee for this trip. Registration begins December 9 for Merrick residents and one guest. Non residents December 23.  Registration ends January 17.

 

Philadelphia Flower Show

Inspired by the world’s exotic Mediterranean gardens, the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show invites you to fall in love with gardening all over again. The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show is the nation's largest and longest-running horticultural event and features stunning displays by the world’s premier floral and landscape designers. The bus will leave promptly at 8:00 a.m. from the Curé of Ars parking lot (Hewlett Ave. entrance). Lunch will be on your own at the convention center or across the street is Redding Terminal Market which offers many choices. There is a $70 fee for this trip. Registration begins December 9 for Merrick residents and one guest. Non residents December 23.  Registration ends January 17.

 


 
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5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Beginners Yoga

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 19 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 2.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

Jeanne McElwain, Registered Yoga Teacher continues her very popular classes. All sessions are 8 weeks long,

unless noted, they are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

The cost for each session is $30.00. Registration begins December 19 for Merrick residents. Non residents January 2.

 

LOCATION: Multipurpose Room B

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Merrick Kiwanis Meeting

Merrick Kiwanis will hold their monthly meeting in the Multipurpose Room.