815 Deer Park Avenue North Babylon, N.Y. 11703


Some Adult programs may be limited to North Babylon residents only. Children's and Young adult programs are limited to North Babylon cardholders only.  All fees are non-refundable.

 

Monday September 27, 2021
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Decoupage Journal/Notebook

Grades K-5

Go back to school with a cool notebook/journal!  Create a fun decoupage notebook, or journal, using fabric.  Use it for daily journal/diary entries, or for a really cool looking school notebook.  Register, then make an appointment with the Children's Department to pick up your own journal and decoupage kit.  Watch an instructional video starting Monday, Sept. 27 to learn how to make your journal your very own!

Click on link:

LOCATION: YouTube
There are 6 spaces available.

Grades K-5

Go back to school with a cool notebook/journal!  Create a fun decoupage notebook, or journal, using fabric.  Use it for daily journal/diary entries, or for a really cool looking school notebook.  Register, then make an appointment with the Children's Department to pick up your own journal and decoupage kit.  Watch an instructional video starting Monday, Sept. 27 to learn how to make your journal your very own!

Click on link:

LOCATION: YouTube

There are 6 spaces available.

Tuesday September 28, 2021
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Fall Decoupage Vases

We will create a beautiful fall centerpiece. We will decoupage a vase with tissue paper in autumn colors, mod podge, glitter and leaves. We will finish it off with a beautiful autumn silk flower arrangement. Make this craft with Doreen. 

There are 3 spaces available.

We will create a beautiful fall centerpiece. We will decoupage a vase with tissue paper in autumn colors, mod podge, glitter and leaves. We will finish it off with a beautiful autumn silk flower arrangement. Make this craft with Doreen. 

There are 3 spaces available.

 

Prepare for the SAT or PSAT with this 4-session program.  $85 fee includes study materials which will be emailed to students at or before first meeting.  Classes will be held in person.

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Prepare for the SAT or PSAT with this 4-session program.  $85 fee includes study materials which will be emailed to students at or before first meeting.  Classes will be held in person.

LOCATION: Meeting Room


Wednesday September 29, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Storytime

Enjoy stories, songs, and a craft.

There are 2 spaces available.

Enjoy stories, songs, and a craft.

There are 2 spaces available.

 

Prepare for the SAT or PSAT with this 4-session program.  $85 fee includes study materials which will be emailed to students at or before first meeting.  Classes will be held in person.

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Prepare for the SAT or PSAT with this 4-session program.  $85 fee includes study materials which will be emailed to students at or before first meeting.  Classes will be held in person.

LOCATION: Meeting Room


Thursday September 30, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Storytime

Enjoy stories, songs, and a craft!

There are 4 spaces available.

Enjoy stories, songs, and a craft!

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Book Discussion

She come by it natural: Dolly Parton and the women who lived her songs, by Sarah Smarsh

"Explores how the music of Dolly Parton and other prominent women country artists has both reflected and validated the harsh realities of rural working-class American women" -Provided by publisher.
 
Outdoors, weather permitting. Please bring a camp chair. 

She come by it natural: Dolly Parton and the women who lived her songs, by Sarah Smarsh

"Explores how the music of Dolly Parton and other prominent women country artists has both reflected and validated the harsh realities of rural working-class American women" -Provided by publisher.
 
Outdoors, weather permitting. Please bring a camp chair. 
 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Year-Round Tick Prevention

Ticks don't really disappear when the weather changes. They overwinter in leaf litter, and snow serves as insulation. You and your furry companions can still encounter adult ticks throughout the late fall and winter. 

Join Scott Campbell, PhD, from the Suffolk County Health Department, and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital experts to learn how to stay safe from bites and tick-borne diseases. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 36 spaces available.

Ticks don't really disappear when the weather changes. They overwinter in leaf litter, and snow serves as insulation. You and your furry companions can still encounter adult ticks throughout the late fall and winter. 

Join Scott Campbell, PhD, from the Suffolk County Health Department, and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital experts to learn how to stay safe from bites and tick-borne diseases. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 36 spaces available.

Friday October 1, 2021
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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Spooky Houses-Reminder

Pre-K-Fifth Grade and their Families

 Please Note that the Order Deadline is October 7th if you are interested in ordering Spooky Halloween House kit(s).  (Please refer to the September 1st entry (date registration begins)  for more information re this program.)

Pre-K-Fifth Grade and their Families

 Please Note that the Order Deadline is October 7th if you are interested in ordering Spooky Halloween House kit(s).  (Please refer to the September 1st entry (date registration begins)  for more information re this program.)

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Belmont Lake State Park: Historical Nature Walking Tour

Come out for a tour at Belmont Lake State Park! The park might be known for the beautiful lake and abundance of recreation, but there is so much more to be discovered on trails less traveled. Established in 1926, it was owned by August Belmont and served as farmland for some of Belmont's equestrian activities. Home to a significant wetland complex, waterfowl that can be easily spotted include Northern Shovelers, Mergansers, Teal, Great Blue Heron, and Egrets. 

There is an $8 fee per car, unless you are 62 or older (just show your driver's license).

The $4 per person tour fee is courtesy of the Library. Space is limited - please sign up individually with your own North Babylon Library card. 

North Babylon patrons only. 

Meet at Belmont Lake State Park, park in main parking, meet in front of main building next to the restrooms. 

LOCATION: Belmont Lake State Park
There are 5 spaces available.

Come out for a tour at Belmont Lake State Park! The park might be known for the beautiful lake and abundance of recreation, but there is so much more to be discovered on trails less traveled. Established in 1926, it was owned by August Belmont and served as farmland for some of Belmont's equestrian activities. Home to a significant wetland complex, waterfowl that can be easily spotted include Northern Shovelers, Mergansers, Teal, Great Blue Heron, and Egrets. 

There is an $8 fee per car, unless you are 62 or older (just show your driver's license).

The $4 per person tour fee is courtesy of the Library. Space is limited - please sign up individually with your own North Babylon Library card. 

North Babylon patrons only. 

Meet at Belmont Lake State Park, park in main parking, meet in front of main building next to the restrooms. 

LOCATION: Belmont Lake State Park

There are 5 spaces available.

Saturday October 2, 2021
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9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
CANCELLED: AARP Smart Driver Course

AARP is cancelling all classes until (tentatively) Jan 1 2022.

AARP member price: $25, non-member: $30. Please bring a check or money order payable to AARP when you come in to register. This class will be held at the library. As an alternative, AARP's Defensive Driving course is also available online: https://www.aarpdriversafety.org/

 

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room

AARP is cancelling all classes until (tentatively) Jan 1 2022.

AARP member price: $25, non-member: $30. Please bring a check or money order payable to AARP when you come in to register. This class will be held at the library. As an alternative, AARP's Defensive Driving course is also available online: https://www.aarpdriversafety.org/

 

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room


Monday October 4, 2021
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Career Counselor

Meet at the library with our career counselor for help with resumes and career options. North Babylon residents only; call 669-4020 to schedule an appointment.

Meet at the library with our career counselor for help with resumes and career options. North Babylon residents only; call 669-4020 to schedule an appointment.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mysteries of Owls

For All Ages

Join us, Sweetbriar Nature Center, and several local owls, for an informative presentation about these special birds.   No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Room

For All Ages

Join us, Sweetbriar Nature Center, and several local owls, for an informative presentation about these special birds.   No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday October 5, 2021
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Medicare Basics: Fall Open Enrollment

A HIICAP volunteer will go over the basics of Medicare: Parts A, B, C and D, EPIC and low-income subsidy programs, Medicare Supplement Programs and how to report suspected fraud or abuse.

This program will take place on zoom. You will get the zoom link to the program when you register. 

 

LOCATION: Zoom
There are 39 spaces available.

A HIICAP volunteer will go over the basics of Medicare: Parts A, B, C and D, EPIC and low-income subsidy programs, Medicare Supplement Programs and how to report suspected fraud or abuse.

This program will take place on zoom. You will get the zoom link to the program when you register. 

 

LOCATION: Zoom

There are 39 spaces available.

 

Ages 3-9

Have fun making a Halloween themed craft to take home!

LOCATION: Children's Room

Ages 3-9

Have fun making a Halloween themed craft to take home!

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday October 6, 2021
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6:00 PM
Hate Crime Prevention CSC

Hate crime has particularly damaging effects on its victims, their families and the communities of which they are a part. In this PowerPoint presentation you will learn about prejudice, discrimination, stereotyping and how Hate Crime affects victims and communities. The program provides detailed information about what a Hate Crime is and what to do if you or someone you know may be a victim of a Hate Crime. We also offer a viable long term solution for Hate Crime Prevention.

This program is being offered to teens and adults with no residential restriction, however only North Babylon School District residents in 6-12 grades will receive Community Service Credit.

LOCATION: Zoom
There are many spaces available.

Hate crime has particularly damaging effects on its victims, their families and the communities of which they are a part. In this PowerPoint presentation you will learn about prejudice, discrimination, stereotyping and how Hate Crime affects victims and communities. The program provides detailed information about what a Hate Crime is and what to do if you or someone you know may be a victim of a Hate Crime. We also offer a viable long term solution for Hate Crime Prevention.

This program is being offered to teens and adults with no residential restriction, however only North Babylon School District residents in 6-12 grades will receive Community Service Credit.

LOCATION: Zoom

There are many spaces available.

Thursday October 7, 2021
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Freeform Wire Pendant

Create your unique beaded pendant using wire wrapping techniques with jewelry designer Donna Irvine. Students can customize their own creation by choosing wire color and bead color. $11 materials fee. 

Create your unique beaded pendant using wire wrapping techniques with jewelry designer Donna Irvine. Students can customize their own creation by choosing wire color and bead color. $11 materials fee. 


 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Adult Writing Group

Meet twice monthly with other writers to hone your skill. A writing prompt will be offered each session, and you can bring some work to share for feedback. 

No registration required. 

LOCATION: Reference Area

Meet twice monthly with other writers to hone your skill. A writing prompt will be offered each session, and you can bring some work to share for feedback. 

No registration required. 

LOCATION: Reference Area

Friday October 8, 2021
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Documentary Film Night

Nine Innings from Ground Zero

The 2001 World Series

In the wake of September 11, 2001, all Americans, and New Yorkers in particular, were uncertain about how to proceed with their everyday lives. The game of baseball provided a welcome relief, and helped galvanize the country that found itself rooting for the New York Yankees, who had come to symbolize the city of New York, in one of the more dramatic and eventful World Series championships ever. 

Nine Innings from Ground Zero

The 2001 World Series

In the wake of September 11, 2001, all Americans, and New Yorkers in particular, were uncertain about how to proceed with their everyday lives. The game of baseball provided a welcome relief, and helped galvanize the country that found itself rooting for the New York Yankees, who had come to symbolize the city of New York, in one of the more dramatic and eventful World Series championships ever. 

Saturday October 9, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Story Time

Grades: Preschool-Fifth

Have fun with your child listening to stories, enjoying songs and a craft!

Program open to North Babylon Library Card Holders.

LOCATION: Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

Grades: Preschool-Fifth

Have fun with your child listening to stories, enjoying songs and a craft!

Program open to North Babylon Library Card Holders.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

Tuesday October 12, 2021

Let’s paint some fun art; no experience necessary. 16x20 canvas, acrylic paints, brushes, easels and step-by-step instructions provided. $10 fee for supplies. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Let’s paint some fun art; no experience necessary. 16x20 canvas, acrylic paints, brushes, easels and step-by-step instructions provided. $10 fee for supplies. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room


Wednesday October 13, 2021
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7:00 PM
Honey Lemon Foot Scrub

Learn to make a refreshing honey lemon foot scrub.  This grab-and-go set includes sugar, epsom salt, a small honey jar, and 8 oz. jar, and ribbon.  North Babylon School District residents only, grades 6-12.

 

There are 7 spaces available.

Learn to make a refreshing honey lemon foot scrub.  This grab-and-go set includes sugar, epsom salt, a small honey jar, and 8 oz. jar, and ribbon.  North Babylon School District residents only, grades 6-12.

 

There are 7 spaces available.

Thursday October 14, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Hands On Music With Dara

Birth to Age 3

Enjoy themed educational musical story times with your baby while listening to the gentle guitar music and singing of Miss Dara. 

Program open to North Babylon Library card holders.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Birth to Age 3

Enjoy themed educational musical story times with your baby while listening to the gentle guitar music and singing of Miss Dara. 

Program open to North Babylon Library card holders.

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ceramic Ghost

Grades 2-5

Paint a slightly spooky ghost ceramic figure to decorate your room this Halloween!  Please wear old clothes/paint smock.

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Grades 2-5

Paint a slightly spooky ghost ceramic figure to decorate your room this Halloween!  Please wear old clothes/paint smock.

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Friday October 15, 2021
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Drop-in Craft

Stop by the Reference Desk to make a craft. While supplies last.

No registration required. North Babylon patrons only. 

Stop by the Reference Desk to make a craft. While supplies last.

No registration required. North Babylon patrons only. 

 
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4:00 PM
Storytime with a Teen Orientation

This is a meeting for anyone who is volunteering for Storytime with a Teen.

LOCATION: Reference Area
There are 5 spaces available.

This is a meeting for anyone who is volunteering for Storytime with a Teen.

LOCATION: Reference Area

There are 5 spaces available.

Saturday October 16, 2021
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Career Counselor

Meet at the library with our career counselor for help with resumes and career options. North Babylon residents only; call 669-4020 to schedule an appointment.

Meet at the library with our career counselor for help with resumes and career options. North Babylon residents only; call 669-4020 to schedule an appointment.

 
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Great Give Back

Pre-K through Fifth Grade with Parent/Guardian

A wonderful day to celebrate and give back to our community!

Stop by the Children's Room and design/decorate a greeting card to be donated to a senior at a local adult/nursing center! 

A donation box will be available to collect dog & cat food, treats, toys, towels, and small blankets for donation to our local animal shelter! 

LOCATION: Children's Room

Pre-K through Fifth Grade with Parent/Guardian

A wonderful day to celebrate and give back to our community!

Stop by the Children's Room and design/decorate a greeting card to be donated to a senior at a local adult/nursing center! 

A donation box will be available to collect dog & cat food, treats, toys, towels, and small blankets for donation to our local animal shelter! 

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:00 AM
Storytime with a Teen CSC

Read to a group of children then help them with a craft.  Pick up your books in advance so you can practice reading the story.  There will be a brief meeting to prepare for this program on Friday, October 15 at 4:00.  You must attend the meeting on Friday to participate.  North Babylon School District residents only.  Grades 6-12.

 

LOCATION: Reference Area
There are 5 spaces available.

Read to a group of children then help them with a craft.  Pick up your books in advance so you can practice reading the story.  There will be a brief meeting to prepare for this program on Friday, October 15 at 4:00.  You must attend the meeting on Friday to participate.  North Babylon School District residents only.  Grades 6-12.

 

LOCATION: Reference Area

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Story Time With A Teen

Pre-K through Third Grade

Enjoy a special story time, and a craft, with teen story tellers!

LOCATION: Children's Room

Pre-K through Third Grade

Enjoy a special story time, and a craft, with teen story tellers!

LOCATION: Children's Room

Monday October 18, 2021
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Flu Shot Clinic

Rite Aid will be here at the library to administer flu shots Other vaccines can be made available. Please inquire directly to Rite Aid at 631-254-0464 to be sure of insurance coverage. Please fill out this form in advance, and bring a copy of your medical and prescription insurance cards. 

Rite Aid will be here at the library to administer flu shots Other vaccines can be made available. Please inquire directly to Rite Aid at 631-254-0464 to be sure of insurance coverage. Please fill out this form in advance, and bring a copy of your medical and prescription insurance cards. 

 
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Project Hope Information Table

NY Project Hope is New York’s COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline. They will be in the reference area with an information table.

NY Project Hope helps New Yorkers understand their reactions and emotions during COVID-19. Through an emotional support helpline, educational materials, and trusted referrals, NY Project Hope helps people manage and cope with changes brought on by COVID-19.

NY Project Hope Crisis Counselors understand what you are going through. Talking to them is free, confidential, and anonymous. Talk to someone who is trained, knowledgeable and never judges. Sometimes it helps to talk with someone you don’t know.

Emotional Support Helpline: 1-844-863-9314

LOCATION: Reference Area

NY Project Hope is New York’s COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline. They will be in the reference area with an information table.

NY Project Hope helps New Yorkers understand their reactions and emotions during COVID-19. Through an emotional support helpline, educational materials, and trusted referrals, NY Project Hope helps people manage and cope with changes brought on by COVID-19.

NY Project Hope Crisis Counselors understand what you are going through. Talking to them is free, confidential, and anonymous. Talk to someone who is trained, knowledgeable and never judges. Sometimes it helps to talk with someone you don’t know.

Emotional Support Helpline: 1-844-863-9314

LOCATION: Reference Area

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Paint Night-Ghost Moon

Grades K-5

Paint on canvas:  a mysterious moon, ghost, and pumpkin!  Please wear old clothes/paint smock.

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Grades K-5

Paint on canvas:  a mysterious moon, ghost, and pumpkin!  Please wear old clothes/paint smock.

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Tuesday October 19, 2021
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Morning Book Discussion

Forget the Alamo : the rise and fall of an American myth, by Bryan Burrough, Chris Tomlinson, and Jason Stanford

"Three noted Texan writers combine forces to tell the real story of the Alamo, dispelling the myths, exploring why they had their day for so long, and explaining why the ugly fight about its meaning is now coming to a head." -Provided by publisher.

Forget the Alamo : the rise and fall of an American myth, by Bryan Burrough, Chris Tomlinson, and Jason Stanford

"Three noted Texan writers combine forces to tell the real story of the Alamo, dispelling the myths, exploring why they had their day for so long, and explaining why the ugly fight about its meaning is now coming to a head." -Provided by publisher.
 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tots Night Out

Ages 18 months-5 Years (Preschool)

Enjoy a fun-filled hour with music, crafts, stories and fun!

Program open to North Babylon Library Card holders.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Ages 18 months-5 Years (Preschool)

Enjoy a fun-filled hour with music, crafts, stories and fun!

Program open to North Babylon Library Card holders.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday October 20, 2021

Fanny Cakes Bakery is offering our patrons gingerbread house kits with everything you need to create the perfect spooky gingerbread house.  The kit is $16 and includes freshly baked gingerbread, royal icing, and candies.  There is no limit to the amount of houses you can purchase.  Orders must be placed by Wednesday, October 6.  All houses must be picked up on Wednesday, October 20 before closing.  No refunds.

Fanny Cakes Bakery is offering our patrons gingerbread house kits with everything you need to create the perfect spooky gingerbread house.  The kit is $16 and includes freshly baked gingerbread, royal icing, and candies.  There is no limit to the amount of houses you can purchase.  Orders must be placed by Wednesday, October 6.  All houses must be picked up on Wednesday, October 20 before closing.  No refunds.


 

Fanny Cakes Bakery is offering our patrons gingerbread house kits with everything you need to create the perfect spooky gingerbread house.  The kit is $16 and includes freshly baked gingerbread, royal icing, and candies.  There is no limit to the amount of houses you can purchase.  Orders must be placed by Wednesday, October 6.  All houses must be picked up on Wednesday, October 20 before closing.  No refunds.

Fanny Cakes Bakery is offering our patrons gingerbread house kits with everything you need to create the perfect spooky gingerbread house.  The kit is $16 and includes freshly baked gingerbread, royal icing, and candies.  There is no limit to the amount of houses you can purchase.  Orders must be placed by Wednesday, October 6.  All houses must be picked up on Wednesday, October 20 before closing.  No refunds.

 
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Spooky Houses-Pick Up Date

Pre-K-Fifth Grade and their Families

Spooky Halloween House Kit Pick-Up Date!!  Please be sure to pick up your previously ordered Spooky House kit before 8:00 PMThank-You!

 (Please Note that Registration starts September 1st and the Order Deadline is October 7th.)

Pre-K-Fifth Grade and their Families

Spooky Halloween House Kit Pick-Up Date!!  Please be sure to pick up your previously ordered Spooky House kit before 8:00 PMThank-You!

 (Please Note that Registration starts September 1st and the Order Deadline is October 7th.)

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Storytime

Ages 2-5

Enjoy stories, songs, and activities.

LOCATION: Parking Lot
Registration will begin on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

Ages 2-5

Enjoy stories, songs, and activities.

LOCATION: Parking Lot

Registration will begin on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

Thursday October 21, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Storytime

Ages 2-5

Enjoy stories, songs and activities.

LOCATION: Parking Lot
Registration will begin on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

Ages 2-5

Enjoy stories, songs and activities.

LOCATION: Parking Lot

Registration will begin on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Adult Writing Group

Meet twice monthly with other writers to hone your skill. A writing prompt will be offered each session, and you can bring some work to share for feedback. 

No registration required. 

LOCATION: Reference Area

Meet twice monthly with other writers to hone your skill. A writing prompt will be offered each session, and you can bring some work to share for feedback. 

No registration required. 

LOCATION: Reference Area

Friday October 22, 2021

Grades 1-5
Come join us and create something wonderful with Legos! 
Your creations will be displayed in the Library's lobby showcase!

Program open to North Babylon Public Library card holders.

LOCATION: Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

Grades 1-5
Come join us and create something wonderful with Legos! 
Your creations will be displayed in the Library's lobby showcase!

Program open to North Babylon Public Library card holders.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

Monday October 25, 2021
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Winter is Coming! Gardening Tips

Theresa from Stables Gardens will be here at the library to help us prepare our gardens for wintertime. All questions welcome. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 30 spaces available.

Theresa from Stables Gardens will be here at the library to help us prepare our gardens for wintertime. All questions welcome. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 30 spaces available.

Tuesday October 26, 2021
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Maurer Foundation Breast Health Program

Program participants receive current and vital information to help them reduce their risk for breast cancer. A certified breast health educator will demonstrate a thorough breast self-examination.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 30 spaces available.

Program participants receive current and vital information to help them reduce their risk for breast cancer. A certified breast health educator will demonstrate a thorough breast self-examination.

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 30 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Stay Away Monsters!

Grades K-5

Make a special aromatherapy spray to keep away those monsters in your closet and under your bed!  Also make an aromatherapy skin scrub to take home and enjoy.

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Grades K-5

Make a special aromatherapy spray to keep away those monsters in your closet and under your bed!  Also make an aromatherapy skin scrub to take home and enjoy.

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday October 27, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Storytime

Ages 2-5

Enjoy stories, songs, and activities.

LOCATION: Parking Lot
Registration will begin on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

Ages 2-5

Enjoy stories, songs, and activities.

LOCATION: Parking Lot

Registration will begin on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

 
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6:00 PM
Understanding your Financial Aid Award Letter CSC

Make It Happen: Understanding your Financial Aid Award Letter and Successfully Enrolling at Your Best-Fit College

In this workshop, participants will

  • Gain an understanding their  Financial Aid Packages to compare affordability
  • Break down the admissions and enrollment process post-acceptance letter
  • Design “Back-up Plans” to ensure post-secondary plans
  • Review expectations once the student commits to an institution
There are many spaces available.

Make It Happen: Understanding your Financial Aid Award Letter and Successfully Enrolling at Your Best-Fit College

In this workshop, participants will

  • Gain an understanding their  Financial Aid Packages to compare affordability
  • Break down the admissions and enrollment process post-acceptance letter
  • Design “Back-up Plans” to ensure post-secondary plans
  • Review expectations once the student commits to an institution
There are many spaces available.

Thursday October 28, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Storytime

Ages 2-5

Enjoy stories, songs and activities.

LOCATION: Parking Lot
Registration will begin on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

Ages 2-5

Enjoy stories, songs and activities.

LOCATION: Parking Lot

Registration will begin on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
How to Start a Business on a Small Budget

Join a SCORE mentor to learn about: the basics of setting up a business, legal entity structures, paying taxes, keeping financial records, insurance, business plan introduction, marketing basics, and financing a business. Suggested attendees: individuals who are thinking about starting a new business. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 30 spaces available.

Join a SCORE mentor to learn about: the basics of setting up a business, legal entity structures, paying taxes, keeping financial records, insurance, business plan introduction, marketing basics, and financing a business. Suggested attendees: individuals who are thinking about starting a new business. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 30 spaces available.

Friday October 29, 2021
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11:00 AM
Halloween Concert and Parade

For Preschool Aged Children and their Families

Join us for a special Halloween Concert, and costume parade in the Library! 

For Preschool Aged Children and their Families

Join us for a special Halloween Concert, and costume parade in the Library! 

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Movie Night: Little Shop of Horrors

In this musical, Mushnik's Flower Shop houses an exotic potted plant called Audrey II. People are rushing in to see it but if they knew the truth, they would rush right out. Starring an outstanding cast: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, Steve Martin, James Belushi, John Candy, Christopher Guest, Bill Murray. Rated PG-13

No registration required.

 

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room

In this musical, Mushnik's Flower Shop houses an exotic potted plant called Audrey II. People are rushing in to see it but if they knew the truth, they would rush right out. Starring an outstanding cast: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, Steve Martin, James Belushi, John Candy, Christopher Guest, Bill Murray. Rated PG-13

No registration required.

 

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 

Grades 1-5
Practice your game and improve your skills by matching wits with your playing partners!  Registration for this program will not count towards the three program sign-up limit per month.

Program open to North Babylon Library card holders.

LOCATION: Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

Grades 1-5
Practice your game and improve your skills by matching wits with your playing partners!  Registration for this program will not count towards the three program sign-up limit per month.

Program open to North Babylon Library card holders.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Chess Club Volunteers CSC

Work with children to teach them how to play chess.  North Babylon School District residents only.  Grades 6-12.

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

Work with children to teach them how to play chess.  North Babylon School District residents only.  Grades 6-12.

LOCATION: Children's Room

There are 7 spaces available.

Monday November 1, 2021
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Career Counselor

Meet at the library with our career counselor for help with resumes and career options. North Babylon residents only; call 669-4020 to schedule an appointment.

Meet at the library with our career counselor for help with resumes and career options. North Babylon residents only; call 669-4020 to schedule an appointment.

Tuesday November 2, 2021
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
One-on-One Medicare Counseling and Assistance

Meet individually with an RSVP Suffolk volunteer from the Health Insurance Information, Counseling & Assistance Program to get information about Medicare health insurance and benefits. By appointment only; call the reference desk for a half-hour appointment at the library. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Meet individually with an RSVP Suffolk volunteer from the Health Insurance Information, Counseling & Assistance Program to get information about Medicare health insurance and benefits. By appointment only; call the reference desk for a half-hour appointment at the library. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

This education program from the Alzheimer's Association, Long Island Chapter will help you recognize common signs of the disease in yourself and others and next steps to take, including how to talk to your doctor.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 23 spaces available.

This education program from the Alzheimer's Association, Long Island Chapter will help you recognize common signs of the disease in yourself and others and next steps to take, including how to talk to your doctor.

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 23 spaces available.

Friday November 5, 2021
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Volunteer Opportunities at Good Samaritan Hospital

Attendees will learn about open volunteer opportunities at Good Samaritan Hospital. Applications will be available at this event.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 25 spaces available.

Attendees will learn about open volunteer opportunities at Good Samaritan Hospital. Applications will be available at this event.

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 25 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Painting with Pamela

Join artist Pamela Trastelis to paint and decorate an autumn landscape on canvas with fairy lights to create a nice display piece. $10 materials fee required at registration.

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Join artist Pamela Trastelis to paint and decorate an autumn landscape on canvas with fairy lights to create a nice display piece. $10 materials fee required at registration.

LOCATION: Meeting Room


Tuesday November 9, 2021
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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
GRASP Orientation and Assessment

GRASP is a free home study program designed for adults 21 and over to help prepare for the TASC exam (formerly known as the GED). 

GRASP is a free home study program designed for adults 21 and over to help prepare for the TASC exam (formerly known as the GED). 

Wednesday November 10, 2021
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6:00 PM
Financing a College Education CSC

Financing a College Education

In this workshop, participants will gain information on the “real” cost involved as they go through the college search, admission, and financial aid process. Specifically, they will: 

·         Discover important facts as to which fees they will be responsible for during the college prep and application process

·         Learn ways to make their campus visits worthwhile and cost-effective

·         Increase their knowledge on the Financial Aid  process and alternative ways to finance a college education

Financing a College Education

In this workshop, participants will gain information on the “real” cost involved as they go through the college search, admission, and financial aid process. Specifically, they will: 

·         Discover important facts as to which fees they will be responsible for during the college prep and application process

·         Learn ways to make their campus visits worthwhile and cost-effective

·         Increase their knowledge on the Financial Aid  process and alternative ways to finance a college education

Friday November 12, 2021
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Documentary Film Night: Nomad

Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin

Werner Herzog turns the camera on himself and his friendship with the late travel writer Bruce Chatwin, a kindred spirit whose quest for truth carried him around the globe. Herzog's personal portrait of Chatwin, illustrated with archival discoveries and film clips, encompasses their shared interest in aboriginal cultures, ancient rituals, and the mysteries stitching together life on earth. Not rated. 89 minutes.

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin

Werner Herzog turns the camera on himself and his friendship with the late travel writer Bruce Chatwin, a kindred spirit whose quest for truth carried him around the globe. Herzog's personal portrait of Chatwin, illustrated with archival discoveries and film clips, encompasses their shared interest in aboriginal cultures, ancient rituals, and the mysteries stitching together life on earth. Not rated. 89 minutes.

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Saturday November 13, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Family Story Time

For Families with Children Pre-K through Fifth Grade

Enjoy stories, songs, and activities with Miss Marylou!

 

 

LOCATION: Zoom

For Families with Children Pre-K through Fifth Grade

Enjoy stories, songs, and activities with Miss Marylou!

 

 

LOCATION: Zoom

Wednesday November 17, 2021
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Challenge

Grades 1-5
Create something wonderful with Legos-Join the challenge! 

Via Zoom (register to receive link)
 

 

 

LOCATION: Zoom

Grades 1-5
Create something wonderful with Legos-Join the challenge! 

Via Zoom (register to receive link)
 

 

 

LOCATION: Zoom

Friday November 19, 2021
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Drop-in Craft

Stop by the Reference Desk to make a craft. While supplies last.

No registration required. North Babylon patrons only. 

Stop by the Reference Desk to make a craft. While supplies last.

No registration required. North Babylon patrons only. 

Saturday November 20, 2021
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Career Counselor

Meet at the library with our career counselor for help with resumes and career options. North Babylon residents only; call 669-4020 to schedule an appointment.

Meet at the library with our career counselor for help with resumes and career options. North Babylon residents only; call 669-4020 to schedule an appointment.

Wednesday December 1, 2021
Monday December 6, 2021
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Career Counselor

Meet at the library with our career counselor for help with resumes and career options. North Babylon residents only; call 669-4020 to schedule an appointment.

Meet at the library with our career counselor for help with resumes and career options. North Babylon residents only; call 669-4020 to schedule an appointment.

Tuesday December 7, 2021
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
One-on-One Medicare Counseling and Assistance

Meet individually with an RSVP Suffolk volunteer from the Health Insurance Information, Counseling & Assistance Program to get information about Medicare health insurance and benefits. By appointment only; call the reference desk for a half-hour appointment at the library. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Meet individually with an RSVP Suffolk volunteer from the Health Insurance Information, Counseling & Assistance Program to get information about Medicare health insurance and benefits. By appointment only; call the reference desk for a half-hour appointment at the library. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday December 8, 2021
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6:00 PM
Finalizing a College Plan CSC

Finalizing a College Plan

In this workshop, participants will gain information on the “final steps” they will encounter along their way in finalizing their post-secondary school plans. Specifically, they will:

·         Map out their remaining months of their high school career and summer break in order to properly prepare for freshman year of college

·         Gain insight as to which resources are available and  how to utilize these resources

·         Create various back-up plans to ensure a realistic post-secondary school plan

Finalizing a College Plan

In this workshop, participants will gain information on the “final steps” they will encounter along their way in finalizing their post-secondary school plans. Specifically, they will:

·         Map out their remaining months of their high school career and summer break in order to properly prepare for freshman year of college

·         Gain insight as to which resources are available and  how to utilize these resources

·         Create various back-up plans to ensure a realistic post-secondary school plan

Thursday December 9, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Adult Writing Group

Meet twice monthly with other writers to hone your skill. A writing prompt will be offered each session, and you can bring some work to share for feedback. 

No registration required. 

LOCATION: Reference Area

Meet twice monthly with other writers to hone your skill. A writing prompt will be offered each session, and you can bring some work to share for feedback. 

No registration required. 

LOCATION: Reference Area

Friday December 10, 2021
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Drop-in Craft

Stop by the Reference Desk to make a craft. While supplies last.

No registration required. North Babylon patrons only. 

Stop by the Reference Desk to make a craft. While supplies last.

No registration required. North Babylon patrons only. 

Saturday December 11, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Family Story Time

For Families with Children Pre-K through Fifth Grade

Enjoy stories, songs, and activities with Miss Marylou!

 

 

LOCATION: Zoom

For Families with Children Pre-K through Fifth Grade

Enjoy stories, songs, and activities with Miss Marylou!

 

 

LOCATION: Zoom

Wednesday December 15, 2021
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Challenge

Grades 1-5

Create something wonderful with Legos! Join the challenge!

Via Zoom (register to receive link)
 

 

LOCATION: Children's Room

Grades 1-5

Create something wonderful with Legos! Join the challenge!

Via Zoom (register to receive link)
 

 

LOCATION: Children's Room

Saturday December 18, 2021
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Career Counselor

Meet at the library with our career counselor for help with resumes and career options. North Babylon residents only; call 669-4020 to schedule an appointment.

Meet at the library with our career counselor for help with resumes and career options. North Babylon residents only; call 669-4020 to schedule an appointment.

Monday December 27, 2021
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10:00 AM
Pet Shrinky Dink Grab-and-Go

Check out his tutorial + learn how to make awesome shrinky dinks featuring your pets! (Or your favorite image).  Just trace, color, cut + shrink in your oven!  Video will premiere today at 10AM.

Kits include: Shrinky dink paper, key chain, a necklace, jump rings, + an animal-themed charm! Patrons can also use the paper to create whatever they’d like!

What is needed: Scissors, sharpies and/or colored pencils, an oven (standard or toaster oven)

North Babylon School District residents only.  Grades 6-12.

LOCATION: YouTube

Check out his tutorial + learn how to make awesome shrinky dinks featuring your pets! (Or your favorite image).  Just trace, color, cut + shrink in your oven!  Video will premiere today at 10AM.

Kits include: Shrinky dink paper, key chain, a necklace, jump rings, + an animal-themed charm! Patrons can also use the paper to create whatever they’d like!

What is needed: Scissors, sharpies and/or colored pencils, an oven (standard or toaster oven)

North Babylon School District residents only.  Grades 6-12.

LOCATION: YouTube

Wednesday December 29, 2021
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6:15 PM
Storytime with a Teen CSC

Earn community service credit by reading to a group of children and helping them make a craft.  Please pick up your books to practice reading before the event.  Books will be available beginning December 27th.  North Babylon School District residents only.  Grades 6-12.

LOCATION: Zoom

Earn community service credit by reading to a group of children and helping them make a craft.  Please pick up your books to practice reading before the event.  Books will be available beginning December 27th.  North Babylon School District residents only.  Grades 6-12.

LOCATION: Zoom

Thursday December 30, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Adult Writing Group

Meet twice monthly with other writers to hone your skill. A writing prompt will be offered each session, and you can bring some work to share for feedback. 

No registration required. 

LOCATION: Reference Area

Meet twice monthly with other writers to hone your skill. A writing prompt will be offered each session, and you can bring some work to share for feedback. 

No registration required. 

LOCATION: Reference Area

Wednesday February 2, 2022
Tuesday March 8, 2022
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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
GRASP Orientation and Assessment

GRASP is a free home study program designed for adults 21 and over to help prepare for the TASC exam (formerly known as the GED). 

GRASP is a free home study program designed for adults 21 and over to help prepare for the TASC exam (formerly known as the GED). 

Tuesday May 24, 2022
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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
GRASP Orientation and Assessment

GRASP is a free home study program designed for adults 21 and over to help prepare for the TASC exam (formerly known as the GED). 

GRASP is a free home study program designed for adults 21 and over to help prepare for the TASC exam (formerly known as the GED). 


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