Peninsula Public Library

280 Central Avenue, Lawrence NY 11559


Calendar of Events

  

Tuesday April 23, 2019
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2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Afternoon Game Time: Open Play for Scrabble, Mah Jongg & Canasta Fans!

Afternoon Game Time: Canasta, Mah Jongg & Scrabble open play. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Afternoon Game Time: Canasta, Mah Jongg & Scrabble open play. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Wednesday April 24, 2019
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1:00 PM
Film: The Front Runner

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(R, 113 min)

In 1987, US Senator Gary Hart's presidential campaign is derailed when he is caught in a scandalous love affair.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  (516) 239-3262 x216  programming@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

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(R, 113 min)

In 1987, US Senator Gary Hart's presidential campaign is derailed when he is caught in a scandalous love affair.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  (516) 239.3262 x216
  programming@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Thursday April 25, 2019
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
'Check Out' PPL's Piano

On Thursdays, 3-5 PM, Beginning January 31, 2019. Brush up your skills, or just play for pleasure. Reserve a two-hour loan period on our baby grand piano, located in the Bentley room. Call 239-3262 ext 216 to reserve. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

On Thursdays, 3-5 PM, Beginning January 31, 2019. Brush up your skills, or just play for pleasure. Reserve a two-hour loan period on our baby grand piano, located in the Bentley room. Call 239-3262 ext 216 to reserve. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Saturday April 27, 2019
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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Family Craft-a-Storytime

Crafts and stories in the Children's Room while supplies last

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x 211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Crafts and stories in the Children's Room while supplies last

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x 211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Monday April 29, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Baby & Me Yoga (Prewalkers)

 

A beginner yoga class for moms & caregivers with babies that cannot yet walk

Babies will participate in class through developmental & interactive yoga postures

Please bring a blanket & toys for baby & a yoga mat for yourself (if you do not have one, a mat may be provided for you)

 

Registration Begins March 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

 

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x 211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 

A beginner yoga class for moms & caregivers with babies that cannot yet walk

Babies will participate in class through developmental & interactive yoga postures

Please bring a blanket & toys for baby & a yoga mat for yourself (if you do not have one, a mat may be provided for you)

 

Registration Begins March 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x 211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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1:00 PM
Art Lecture: Frida Kahlo

Art History Professor Thomas Germano will showcase Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving, the largest exhibition in ten years devoted to the iconic painter, on view through May at the Brooklyn Museum.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  (516) 239-3262 x216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Art History Professor Thomas Germano will showcase Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving, the largest exhibition in ten years devoted to the iconic painter, on view through May at the Brooklyn Museum.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  (516) 239.3262 x216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Paint Night with Joan

Enjoy an exciting night out and take home a masterpiece! Registration required. Register online via the library's online calendar, or call 239-3262 ext 216. Materials fee of $10 is due to the instructor at the start of class. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  516-239-3262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Enjoy an exciting night out and take home a masterpiece! Registration required. Register online via the library's online calendar, or call 239-3262 ext 216. Materials fee of $10 is due to the instructor at the start of class. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  516.239.3262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room


Tuesday April 30, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Toddler Time (18 Mos-5 Yrs)

Free play & circle time for caregivers and children 18 months to five years

Stories, songs, instruments, & dancing

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Free play & circle time for caregivers and children 18 months to five years

Stories, songs, instruments, & dancing

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Afternoon Game Time: Open Play for Scrabble, Mah Jongg & Canasta Fans!

Afternoon Game Time: Canasta, Mah Jongg & Scrabble open play. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Afternoon Game Time: Canasta, Mah Jongg & Scrabble open play. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Kibbles n' Books (1-6 Grade)

Read with Java!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins March 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x 211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Read with Java!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins March 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x 211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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7:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Can You Survive Book Club (3-6 Grade)

It's a choose your own advenure book club!

Pick up a copy of Can You Survive the Titanic?: An Interactive Survival Adventure at the Children's Desk starting April 1

Meet with the librarian for snack and a chance to decide the librarian's fate at this interactive book club meeting

 

Registration Begins April 1

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org
There are 8 spaces available.

It's a choose your own advenure book club!

Pick up a copy of Can You Survive the Titanic?: An Interactive Survival Adventure at the Children's Desk starting April 1

Meet with the librarian for snack and a chance to decide the librarian's fate at this interactive book club meeting

 

Registration Begins April 1

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

There are 8 spaces available.

Wednesday May 1, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Stretch, Tone and More

 

Join instructor Barbara Weinberg and experience the many benefits of increased flexibility and muscle tone! This series will focus on easy seated and standing poses, as well as a few basic yoga moves. No registration required. Walk-ins welcome.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 

Join instructor Barbara Weinberg and experience the many benefits of increased flexibility and muscle tone! This series will focus on easy seated and standing poses, as well as a few basic yoga moves. No registration required. Walk-ins welcome.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lecture: Women in the Courts

POSTPONED From March 7 to WED MAY 1 AT 1PM: Professor Mia Brett will look at the impact of women judges who serve as Court of Appeals, District Court, Magistrate, and other judges. Professor Brett is cofounder of All Women's Progress Think Tank.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

POSTPONED From March 7 to WED MAY 1 AT 1PM: Professor Mia Brett will look at the impact of women judges who serve as Court of Appeals, District Court, Magistrate, and other judges. Professor Brett is cofounder of All Women's Progress Think Tank.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Star Wars Party (1-3 Grade)

May the force be with you!

Celebrate Star Wars Day with activities and crafts (Materials available while supplies last)

 

Grade 1-3

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

 

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

May the force be with you!

Celebrate Star Wars Day with activities and crafts (Materials available while supplies last)

 

Grade 1-3

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Kibbles n' Books (1-6 Grade)

Read with Dixie!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins April 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Read with Dixie!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins April 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Thursday May 2, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:35 PM
Ticketed Film Screening: Who Will Write Our History

https://pplmay2afternoonscreening.eventbrite.com

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In November 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders decided to fight back by preserving the truth of the historical record. Part documentary, part dramatization, this film presents the story of how these heroes risked everything so that their archive would survive the war, even if they did not. Ticketed event. Seating is limited. Tickets available online at https://pplmay2afternoonscreening.eventbrite.com. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

https://pplmay2afternoonscreening.eventbrite.com

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In November 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders decided to fight back by preserving the truth of the historical record. Part documentary, part dramatization, this film presents the story of how these heroes risked everything so that their archive would survive the war, even if they did not. Ticketed event. Seating is limited. Tickets available online at https://pplmay2afternoonscreening.eventbrite.com. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:35 PM
Ticketed Film Screening: Who Will Write Our History?

https://pplmay2eveningscreening.eventbrite.com

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In November 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders decided to fight back by preserving the truth of the historical record. Part documentary, part dramatization, this film presents the story of how these heroes risked everything so that their archive would survive the war, even if they did not. Ticketed event. Seating is limited. Tickets available online at https://pplmay2eveningscreening.eventbrite.com.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

https://pplmay2eveningscreening.eventbrite.com

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In November 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders decided to fight back by preserving the truth of the historical record. Part documentary, part dramatization, this film presents the story of how these heroes risked everything so that their archive would survive the war, even if they did not. Ticketed event. Seating is limited. Tickets available online at https://pplmay2eveningscreening.eventbrite.com.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Saturday May 4, 2019
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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Family Craft-a-Storytime

Crafts and stories in the Children's Room while supplies last

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x 211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Crafts and stories in the Children's Room while supplies last

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x 211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Sunday May 5, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Diane Cypkin Musical Salute to Molly Picon

A Musical Salute to Molly Picon, Star of the Yiddish Theatre with Diane Cypkin

Dr. Diane Cypkin tells the life story of this exciting first lady of the Yiddish Stage through the countless songs she sang and often wrote during her many years as a entertainer. Indeed, the concert is a cornucopia and a beautiful bouquet of tangos, waltzes, and fox-trots that will have you humming for days. It is a tribute to a legend!

Multi-faceted, Dr. Cypkin is a Professor of Media and Communications Arts at Pace University in New York, an accomplished entertainer as well as a curator responsible for highly successful exhibits on Molly Picon at Lincoln Center and the Yiddish Theatre at the Museum of the City of New York. She will be accompanied by Lena Panfilova, a graduate of the Moscow Conservatory, who has performed as a collaborative pianist with many musicians and has given many solo and chamber concerts in Russia, across Europe, and in the United States.

Seating is first come, first seated.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  516-239-3262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

A Musical Salute to Molly Picon, Star of the Yiddish Theatre with Diane Cypkin

Dr. Diane Cypkin tells the life story of this exciting first lady of the Yiddish Stage through the countless songs she sang and often wrote during her many years as a entertainer. Indeed, the concert is a cornucopia and a beautiful bouquet of tangos, waltzes, and fox-trots that will have you humming for days. It is a tribute to a legend!

Multi-faceted, Dr. Cypkin is a Professor of Media and Communications Arts at Pace University in New York, an accomplished entertainer as well as a curator responsible for highly successful exhibits on Molly Picon at Lincoln Center and the Yiddish Theatre at the Museum of the City of New York. She will be accompanied by Lena Panfilova, a graduate of the Moscow Conservatory, who has performed as a collaborative pianist with many musicians and has given many solo and chamber concerts in Russia, across Europe, and in the United States.

Seating is first come, first seated.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  516.239.3262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Monday May 6, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Music With Miss Miriam (0-2 Yrs)

Join Miss Miriam for a music-filled story time

Caregivers & Children ages 0-2

 

Registration Begins April 16

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Join Miss Miriam for a music-filled story time

Caregivers & Children ages 0-2

 

Registration Begins April 16

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org


 
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2:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Jewish Film Festival: The Chosen

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(PG, 108 min)

In 1944, in Brooklyn, two Jewish boys become friends, one being more conservative than the other. The issues of importance of tradition, parental expectations and the formation of Israel cause constant friction. Seating is limited; first come, first seated. In English. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

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(PG, 108 min)

In 1944, in Brooklyn, two Jewish boys become friends, one being more conservative than the other. The issues of importance of tradition, parental expectations and the formation of Israel cause constant friction. Seating is limited; first come, first seated. In English. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tween Craft Night (4-7 Grade)

Create cute animal-painted mason jars

 

Grade 4-7

Registration Begins May 1

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Create cute animal-painted mason jars

 

Grade 4-7

Registration Begins May 1

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org


 
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7:00 PM - 8:50 PM
Jewish Film Festival: The Chosen

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(PG, 108 min) 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

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(PG, 108 min) 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Tuesday May 7, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
A Time for Tots (1-3 Yrs)

Stories, songs, puppets, and instruments to enjoy together

Caregivers and children ages 1-3

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Stories, songs, puppets, and instruments to enjoy together

Caregivers and children ages 1-3

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Needlepoint Lovers Club

Join us for a fun hour of NEEDLEPOINT! Beginners will learn the basic stitches; Intermediates will learn new and exciting stitches; Advanced students can receive help with their own challenging projects. Individual help will be given as needed. Bring your started project or a purchased kit with materials to make a small picture. No registration required. Walkins welcome.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Join us for a fun hour of NEEDLEPOINT! Beginners will learn the basic stitches; Intermediates will learn new and exciting stitches; Advanced students can receive help with their own challenging projects. Individual help will be given as needed. Bring your started project or a purchased kit with materials to make a small picture. No registration required. Walkins welcome.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Supervised Afternoon Game Time

Afternoon Game Time: Canasta, Mah Jongg & Scrabble open play. Today's play will include supervised instruction by Ann Seligson for intermediate players. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Afternoon Game Time: Canasta, Mah Jongg & Scrabble open play. Today's play will include supervised instruction by Ann Seligson for intermediate players. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Kibbles n' Book (1-6 Grade)

Read with Phantom!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins March 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Read with Phantom!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins March 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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7:00 PM
Gideon Bari Law Workshop

Elder Law Attorney Gideon Bari will explain how to sort fact from fiction in elder law and estate planning. Topics covered include health care proxies, living wills and more.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Elder Law Attorney Gideon Bari will explain how to sort fact from fiction in elder law and estate planning. Topics covered include health care proxies, living wills and more.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Wednesday May 8, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Stretch, Tone and More

 

Join instructor Barbara Weinberg and experience the many benefits of increased flexibility and muscle tone! This series will focus on easy seated and standing poses, as well as a few basic yoga moves. No registration required. Walk-ins welcome.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 

Join instructor Barbara Weinberg and experience the many benefits of increased flexibility and muscle tone! This series will focus on easy seated and standing poses, as well as a few basic yoga moves. No registration required. Walk-ins welcome.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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1:00 PM
Hearing Loss Workshop

Dr. Mary Lou Carlson from Wilks Hearing Center will discuss age-related hearling loss topics, including the latest advances in treatment and prevention.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Dr. Mary Lou Carlson from Wilks Hearing Center will discuss age-related hearling loss topics, including the latest advances in treatment and prevention.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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5:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Zumba Kids (K-5 Grade)

Upbeat exercise for kids with a certified Zumba Instructor

Grades K-5

 

April Registration Begins April 1

May Registration Begins April 17

June Registration Begins June 1

 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarain  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Upbeat exercise for kids with a certified Zumba Instructor

Grades K-5

 

April Registration Begins April 1

May Registration Begins April 17

June Registration Begins June 1

 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarain
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org


Thursday May 9, 2019
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10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Beginning Canasta Series (1 of 5)

Beginning Canasta: Series of 5 Classes with Instructor Ann Seligson. Registration required. 

Canasta is having a moment! Learn to play this versatile and fun card game. Thursdays, May 9, 16 and 23; June 6 and 13. 

 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  515-239-3262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Beginning Canasta: Series of 5 Classes with Instructor Ann Seligson. Registration required. 

Canasta is having a moment! Learn to play this versatile and fun card game. Thursdays, May 9, 16 and 23; June 6 and 13. 

 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  515.239.3262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
'Check Out' PPL's Piano

On Thursdays, 3-5 PM, Beginning January 31, 2019. Brush up your skills, or just play for pleasure. Reserve a two-hour loan period on our baby grand piano, located in the Bentley room. Call 239-3262 ext 216 to reserve. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

On Thursdays, 3-5 PM, Beginning January 31, 2019. Brush up your skills, or just play for pleasure. Reserve a two-hour loan period on our baby grand piano, located in the Bentley room. Call 239-3262 ext 216 to reserve. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mother's Day Craft (PreK-Grade 7)

Decorate a pot holder for mom to gift this Mother's Day

 

PreK - Grade 7

Registration Begins April 17

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Decorate a pot holder for mom to gift this Mother's Day

 

PreK - Grade 7

Registration Begins April 17

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org


Saturday May 11, 2019
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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Family Craft-a-Storytime

Crafts and stories in the Children's Room while supplies last

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x 211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Crafts and stories in the Children's Room while supplies last

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x 211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Monday May 13, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Music With Miss Miriam (0-2 Yrs)

Join Miss Miriam for a music-filled story time

Caregivers & Children ages 0-2

 

Registration Begins April 16

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Join Miss Miriam for a music-filled story time

Caregivers & Children ages 0-2

 

Registration Begins April 16

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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2:00 PM - 4:05 PM
Jewish Film Festival: Operation Finale

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(PG-13, 122 min) 

This feature film documents one of the great spy thrillers of the 20th century and examines the enormity of the crimes committed during the Nazi regime. Fifteen years after the end of WWII, a team of secret agents set out to track down Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi officer who masterminded the Holocaust. Starring Ben Kingsley and Oscar Isaac. In English.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

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(PG-13, 122 min) 

This feature film documents one of the great spy thrillers of the 20th century and examines the enormity of the crimes committed during the Nazi regime. Fifteen years after the end of WWII, a team of secret agents set out to track down Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi officer who masterminded the Holocaust. Starring Ben Kingsley and Oscar Isaac. In English.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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7:00 PM - 9:05 PM
Jewish Film Festival: Operation Finale

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(PG-13, 122 min) 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

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(PG-13, 122 min) 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Tuesday May 14, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
A Time for Tots (1-3 Yrs)

Stories, songs, puppets, and instruments to enjoy together

Caregivers and children ages 1-3

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Stories, songs, puppets, and instruments to enjoy together

Caregivers and children ages 1-3

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Current Events with Jerry Mantell

Behind the Headlines with Jerry Mantell

Jerry Mantell will lead a timely and lively look at today's topics of concern. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Behind the Headlines with Jerry Mantell

Jerry Mantell will lead a timely and lively look at today's topics of concern. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Afternoon Game Time: Open Play for Scrabble, Mah Jongg & Canasta Fans!

Afternoon Game Time: Canasta, Mah Jongg & Scrabble open play. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Afternoon Game Time: Canasta, Mah Jongg & Scrabble open play. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Kibbles n' Books (1-6 Grade)

Read with Dixie!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins April 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Read with Dixie!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins April 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lego Club (1-6 Grade)

Choose a build card, spin the wheel, or create your own Lego masterpiece!

All creations are put on display in the Library Lobby

Grade 1-6

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Choose a build card, spin the wheel, or create your own Lego masterpiece!

All creations are put on display in the Library Lobby

Grade 1-6

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Wednesday May 15, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Stretch, Tone and More

 

Join instructor Barbara Weinberg and experience the many benefits of increased flexibility and muscle tone! This series will focus on easy seated and standing poses, as well as a few basic yoga moves. No registration required. Walk-ins welcome.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 

Join instructor Barbara Weinberg and experience the many benefits of increased flexibility and muscle tone! This series will focus on easy seated and standing poses, as well as a few basic yoga moves. No registration required. Walk-ins welcome.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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1:00 PM
Jack Schnur Presents Tony Bennett

Media lecturer Jack Schnur will present highlights from the life and career of singer Tony Bennett.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Media lecturer Jack Schnur will present highlights from the life and career of singer Tony Bennett.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Afternoon Book Discussion with Mira: Eternal Life by Dara Horn

Facilitator Mira Rosenfeld Sennett will discuss Eternal Life, by Dara Horn. Horn's latest novel follows Rachel, daughter of Azaria, through more 2,000 years of her many lives. Copies of the book are available in the Programming Office. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  516-239-3262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Facilitator Mira Rosenfeld Sennett will discuss Eternal Life, by Dara Horn. Horn's latest novel follows Rachel, daughter of Azaria, through more 2,000 years of her many lives. Copies of the book are available in the Programming Office. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  516.239.3262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Kibbles n' Books (1-6 Grade)

Read with Coco!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins April 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Read with Coco!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins April 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Kibbles n' Books (1-6 Grade)

Read with Coco!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins April 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Read with Coco!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins April 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

 
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7:00 PM
Necklace Making with Ofra

Instructor Ofra Levin will help us create an eye-catching necklace using semiprecious stones and fresh water pearls. Seating is limited. Registration required. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room
There are 4 spaces available.

Instructor Ofra Levin will help us create an eye-catching necklace using semiprecious stones and fresh water pearls. Seating is limited. Registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

There are 4 spaces available.

Thursday May 16, 2019
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10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Beginning Canasta Series (2 of 5)

Beginning Canasta: Series of 5 Classes with Instructor Ann Seligson. Registration required. 

 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  515-239-3262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Beginning Canasta: Series of 5 Classes with Instructor Ann Seligson. Registration required. 

 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  515.239.3262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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1:00 PM
Art Lecture: Magritte and Dali

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Professor Thomas Germano returns to look at that first-of-its-kind special exhibition dedicated to the world's two most celebrated Surrealists, Rene Magritte and Salvadore Dali.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

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Professor Thomas Germano returns to look at that first-of-its-kind special exhibition dedicated to the world's two most celebrated Surrealists, Rene Magritte and Salvadore Dali.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
'Check Out' PPL's Piano

On Thursdays, 3-5 PM, Beginning January 31, 2019. Brush up your skills, or just play for pleasure. Reserve a two-hour loan period on our baby grand piano, located in the Bentley room. Call 239-3262 ext 216 to reserve. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

On Thursdays, 3-5 PM, Beginning January 31, 2019. Brush up your skills, or just play for pleasure. Reserve a two-hour loan period on our baby grand piano, located in the Bentley room. Call 239-3262 ext 216 to reserve. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Saturday May 18, 2019
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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Family Craft-a-Storytime

Crafts and stories in the Children's Room while supplies last

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x 211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Crafts and stories in the Children's Room while supplies last

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x 211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Monday May 20, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Music With Miss Miriam (0-2 Yrs)

Join Miss Miriam for a music-filled story time

Caregivers & Children ages 0-2

 

Registration Begins April 16

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Join Miss Miriam for a music-filled story time

Caregivers & Children ages 0-2

 

Registration Begins April 16

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Jewish Film Festival: 1945

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Two Holocaust survivors arrive in a Hungarian village, causing the paranoid reactions of the villagers, some of whom fear that these and other Jews are coming to reclaim Jewish property. Seating is first come, first seated. In Hungarian, with English subtitles. (Not rated, 91 min.)

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

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(PG-13, 91 min)

Two Holocaust survivors arrive in a Hungarian village, causing the paranoid reactions of the villagers, some of whom fear that these and other Jews are coming to reclaim Jewish property. Seating is first come, first seated. In Hungarian, with English subtitles. (Not rated, 91 min.)

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Jewish Film Festival: 1945

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(PG-13, 91 min)

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

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(PG-13, 91 min)

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Tuesday May 21, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
A Time for Tots (1-3 Yrs)

Stories, songs, puppets, and instruments to enjoy together

Caregivers and children ages 1-3

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Stories, songs, puppets, and instruments to enjoy together

Caregivers and children ages 1-3

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Needlepoint Lovers Club

Join us for a fun hour of NEEDLEPOINT! Beginners will learn the basic stitches; Intermediates will learn new and exciting stitches; Advanced students can receive help with their own challenging projects. Individual help will be given as needed. Bring your started project or a purchased kit with materials to make a small picture. Space is limited. Registration required. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Join us for a fun hour of NEEDLEPOINT! Beginners will learn the basic stitches; Intermediates will learn new and exciting stitches; Advanced students can receive help with their own challenging projects. Individual help will be given as needed. Bring your started project or a purchased kit with materials to make a small picture. Space is limited. Registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Supervised Afternoon Game Time

Afternoon Game Time: Canasta, Mah Jongg & Scrabble open play. Today's play will include supervised instruction by Ann Seligson for intermediate players. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Afternoon Game Time: Canasta, Mah Jongg & Scrabble open play. Today's play will include supervised instruction by Ann Seligson for intermediate players. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
STEMLab (3-6 Grade)

Coding & Robots

Explore simple coding projects to make robots move! 

Grade 3-6

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Coding & Robots

Explore simple coding projects to make robots move! 

Grade 3-6

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Wednesday May 22, 2019
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9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
AARP Defensive Driving

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In person registration only: bring driver's license, AARP membership card, if applicable, and a check or money order payable to AARP. Fee: $20 per person for AARP members; $25 per person for non-members. Registration begins Wednesday, January 2 at 9AM.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

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In person registration only: bring driver's license, AARP membership card, if applicable, and a check or money order payable to AARP. Fee: $20 per person for AARP members; $25 per person for non-members. Registration begins Wednesday, January 2 at 9AM.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Kibbles n' Book (1-6 Grade)

Read with Phantom!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins March 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Read with Phantom!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins March 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Thursday May 23, 2019
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10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Beginning Canasta Series (3 of 5)

Beginning Canasta: Series of 5 Classes with Instructor Ann Seligson. Registration required. 

 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  515-239-3262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Beginning Canasta: Series of 5 Classes with Instructor Ann Seligson. Registration required. 

 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  515.239.3262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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1:00 PM
Multimedia Lecture: Oscar Hammerstein II

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Theatre Historian John Kenrick will look at the life and work of Oscar Hammerstein II. Student of Kern, partner of Rodgers, mentor to Sondheim; more than any single person, Hammerstein defined musical theatre in the 20th century. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

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Theatre Historian John Kenrick will look at the life and work of Oscar Hammerstein II. Student of Kern, partner of Rodgers, mentor to Sondheim; more than any single person, Hammerstein defined musical theatre in the 20th century. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
'Check Out' PPL's Piano

On Thursdays, 3-5 PM, Beginning January 31, 2019. Brush up your skills, or just play for pleasure. Reserve a two-hour loan period on our baby grand piano, located in the Bentley room. Call 239-3262 ext 216 to reserve. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

On Thursdays, 3-5 PM, Beginning January 31, 2019. Brush up your skills, or just play for pleasure. Reserve a two-hour loan period on our baby grand piano, located in the Bentley room. Call 239-3262 ext 216 to reserve. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Monday May 27, 2019
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Closed for Memorial Day

Closed for Memorial Day. 

Tuesday May 28, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
A Time for Tots (1-3 Yrs)

Stories, songs, puppets, and instruments to enjoy together

Caregivers and children ages 1-3

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Stories, songs, puppets, and instruments to enjoy together

Caregivers and children ages 1-3

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Needlepoint Lovers Club

Join us for a fun hour of NEEDLEPOINT! Beginners will learn the basic stitches; Intermediates will learn new and exciting stitches; Advanced students can receive help with their own challenging projects. Individual help will be given as needed. Bring your started project or a purchased kit with materials to make a small picture. Space is limited. Registration required. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Join us for a fun hour of NEEDLEPOINT! Beginners will learn the basic stitches; Intermediates will learn new and exciting stitches; Advanced students can receive help with their own challenging projects. Individual help will be given as needed. Bring your started project or a purchased kit with materials to make a small picture. Space is limited. Registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Afternoon Game Time: Open Play for Scrabble, Mah Jongg & Canasta Fans!

Afternoon Game Time: Canasta, Mah Jongg & Scrabble open play. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Afternoon Game Time: Canasta, Mah Jongg & Scrabble open play. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Kibbles n' Book (1-6 Grade)

Read with Phantom!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins March 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Read with Phantom!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins March 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Wednesday May 29, 2019
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1:00 PM
Low Back Pain Workshop

Learn about new treatment options for lower back pain from Dr. Shaheda Quraishi from Northwell Health in this presentation. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Learn about new treatment options for lower back pain from Dr. Shaheda Quraishi from Northwell Health in this presentation. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Kibbles n' Books (1-6 Grade)

Read with Coco!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins April 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Read with Coco!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins April 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Kibbles n' Books (1-6 Grade)

Read with Coco!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins April 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Read with Coco!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins April 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Thursday May 30, 2019
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1:00 PM
Art Lecture: Titian's Women

Art Historian Ines Powell will present the work of Titian, considered by many to be the greatest painter of 16th century Venice. Hew was particularly fascinated with the theme of the beautiful woman. (Rescheduled from March.)

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Art Historian Ines Powell will present the work of Titian, considered by many to be the greatest painter of 16th century Venice. Hew was particularly fascinated with the theme of the beautiful woman. (Rescheduled from March.)

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
'Check Out' PPL's Piano

On Thursdays, 3-5 PM, Beginning January 31, 2019. Brush up your skills, or just play for pleasure. Reserve a two-hour loan period on our baby grand piano, located in the Bentley room. Call 239-3262 ext 216 to reserve. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

On Thursdays, 3-5 PM, Beginning January 31, 2019. Brush up your skills, or just play for pleasure. Reserve a two-hour loan period on our baby grand piano, located in the Bentley room. Call 239-3262 ext 216 to reserve. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Kibbles n' Books (1-6 Grade)

Read with Dixie!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins April 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Read with Dixie!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins April 18

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Saturday June 1, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
A Universe of Stories: Summer Learning Program (2-13)

Registration Begins for the Peninsula Public Library Summer Learning Program!

For Ages 2-5 and Ages 6-13

Complete a summer learning sheet to earn prizes & more!

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Registration Begins for the Peninsula Public Library Summer Learning Program!

For Ages 2-5 and Ages 6-13

Complete a summer learning sheet to earn prizes & more!

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Family Craft-a-Storytime

Crafts and stories in the Children's Room while supplies last

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x 211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Crafts and stories in the Children's Room while supplies last

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x 211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Monday June 3, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Music & Movement (18-36 Mos)

Get up & Move! 

Dance party story time for caregivers and children 18-36 months

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Get up & Move! 

Dance party story time for caregivers and children 18-36 months

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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1:00 PM
Film Lecture: Fearless & Hard-Boiled Ida Lupino

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Join film historian Max Alvarez for a look at the remarkable life and career of gorgeous yet tough actress and daring director Ida Lupino. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

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Join film historian Max Alvarez for a look at the remarkable life and career of gorgeous yet tough actress and daring director Ida Lupino. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Happy Birthday Very Hungry Caterpillar (PreK-Grade3)

Celebrate the Very Hungry Caterpillar's 50th birthday! 

Activties and crafts to honor one of author Eric Carle's most memorable characters while supplies last

 

PreK - Grade 3

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-329-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Celebrate the Very Hungry Caterpillar's 50th birthday! 

Activties and crafts to honor one of author Eric Carle's most memorable characters while supplies last

 

PreK - Grade 3

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.329.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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7:00 PM
Anyone Can Draw Workshop

Anyone Can Draw Workshop: In this Pen and Ink Beginners Workshop, artist Rick Bleier will take you step-by-step through the process of producing a high quality drawing. Space is limited. Registration required. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Anyone Can Draw Workshop: In this Pen and Ink Beginners Workshop, artist Rick Bleier will take you step-by-step through the process of producing a high quality drawing. Space is limited. Registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room


Tuesday June 4, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Time (6-17 Mos)

A calm lapsit program with stories, rhymes, & instruments

Caregivers & children ages 6-17 months

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

A calm lapsit program with stories, rhymes, & instruments

Caregivers & children ages 6-17 months

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Needlepoint Lovers Club

Join us for a fun hour of NEEDLEPOINT! Beginners will learn the basic stitches; Intermediates will learn new and exciting stitches; Advanced students can receive help with their own challenging projects. Individual help will be given as needed. Bring your started project or a purchase a kit with materials to make a small picture. No registration necessary. Walk-in welcome. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Join us for a fun hour of NEEDLEPOINT! Beginners will learn the basic stitches; Intermediates will learn new and exciting stitches; Advanced students can receive help with their own challenging projects. Individual help will be given as needed. Bring your started project or a purchase a kit with materials to make a small picture. No registration necessary. Walk-in welcome. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Supervised Afternoon Game Time

Afternoon Game Time: Canasta, Mah Jongg & Scrabble open play. Today's play will include supervised instruction by Ann Seligson for intermediate players. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Afternoon Game Time: Canasta, Mah Jongg & Scrabble open play. Today's play will include supervised instruction by Ann Seligson for intermediate players. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Kibbles n' Book (1-6 Grade)

Read with Java!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins May 15

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Read with Java!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins May 15

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Wednesday June 5, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Stretch, Tone and More

 

Join instructor Barbara Weinberg and experience the many benefits of increased flexibility and muscle tone! This series will focus on easy seated and standing poses, as well as a few basic yoga moves. No registration required. Walk-ins welcome.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 

Join instructor Barbara Weinberg and experience the many benefits of increased flexibility and muscle tone! This series will focus on easy seated and standing poses, as well as a few basic yoga moves. No registration required. Walk-ins welcome.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:55 PM
Film: The Trouble with Angels

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(PG, 112 min.) Directed by Ida Lupino

In this classic 1966 comedy, two high-spirited young students at St. Francis Academy for Girls keep things hopping for the challenged Mother Superior and her bewildered staff. Starring Hayley Mills and June Harding.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

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(PG, 112 min.) Directed by Ida Lupino

In this classic 1966 comedy, two high-spirited young students at St. Francis Academy for Girls keep things hopping for the challenged Mother Superior and her bewildered staff. Starring Hayley Mills and June Harding.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Veggie Painting (1-3 Grade)

Create a painting using vegetables as stamps and paintbrushes 

Grade 1-3 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Create a painting using vegetables as stamps and paintbrushes 

Grade 1-3 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Kibbles n' Books (1-6 Grade)

Read with Dixie!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins May 15

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Services  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Read with Dixie!

Join our Therapy Dogs International pup and handler for a 15 minute reading session.

Please see the librarian at the Children's Desk to sign up.

 

Registration Begins May 15

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Thursday June 6, 2019
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10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Beginning Canasta Series (4 of 5)

Beginning Canasta: Series of 5 Classes with Instructor Ann Seligson. Registration required. 

 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  515-239-3262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Beginning Canasta: Series of 5 Classes with Instructor Ann Seligson. Registration required. 

 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  515.239.3262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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1:00 PM
Art Lecture: Landmark Women Photographers

From Margaret Bourke-White to Annie Leibovitz, Art History Professor Mary Vahey will present the work of major artists.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

From Margaret Bourke-White to Annie Leibovitz, Art History Professor Mary Vahey will present the work of major artists.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
'Check Out' PPL's Piano

On Thursdays, 3-5 PM, Beginning January 31, 2019. Brush up your skills, or just play for pleasure. Reserve a two-hour loan period on our baby grand piano, located in the Bentley room. Call 239-3262 ext 216 to reserve. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

On Thursdays, 3-5 PM, Beginning January 31, 2019. Brush up your skills, or just play for pleasure. Reserve a two-hour loan period on our baby grand piano, located in the Bentley room. Call 239-3262 ext 216 to reserve. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lego Club (1-6 Grade)

Choose a build card, spin the wheel, or create your own Lego masterpiece!

All creations are put on display in the Library Lobby

Grade 1-6

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Choose a build card, spin the wheel, or create your own Lego masterpiece!

All creations are put on display in the Library Lobby

Grade 1-6

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Saturday June 8, 2019
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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Family Craft-a-Storytime

Crafts and stories in the Children's Room while supplies last

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x 211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Crafts and stories in the Children's Room while supplies last

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x 211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

Tuesday June 11, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Time (6-17 Mos)

A calm lapsit program with stories, rhymes, & instruments

Caregivers & children ages 6-17 months

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT: Children's Librarian  516-239-3262 x211  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

A calm lapsit program with stories, rhymes, & instruments

Caregivers & children ages 6-17 months

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT:
  Children's Librarian
  516.239.3262 x211
  childrens@peninsulapublic.org

 
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1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Current Events with Jerry Mantell

Behind the Headlines with Jerry Mantell:

Jerry Mantell will lead a timely and lively look at today's topics of concern. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Behind the Headlines with Jerry Mantell:

Jerry Mantell will lead a timely and lively look at today's topics of concern. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Afternoon Game Time: Open Play for Scrabble, Mah Jongg & Canasta Fans!

Afternoon Game Time: Canasta, Mah Jongg & Scrabble open play. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Afternoon Game Time: Canasta, Mah Jongg & Scrabble open play. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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6:30 PM - 9:45 PM
AARP Defensive Driving

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In person registration only: bring driver's license, AARP membership card, if applicable, and a check or money order payable to AARP. Fee: $20 per person for AARP members; $25 per person for non-members. Registration begins Wednesday, January 2 at 9AM.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

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In person registration only: bring driver's license, AARP membership card, if applicable, and a check or money order payable to AARP. Fee: $20 per person for AARP members; $25 per person for non-members. Registration begins Wednesday, January 2 at 9AM.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Wednesday June 12, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Stretch, Tone and More

 

Join instructor Barbara Weinberg and experience the many benefits of increased flexibility and muscle tone! This series will focus on easy seated and standing poses, as well as a few basic yoga moves. No registration required. Walk-ins welcome.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 

Join instructor Barbara Weinberg and experience the many benefits of increased flexibility and muscle tone! This series will focus on easy seated and standing poses, as well as a few basic yoga moves. No registration required. Walk-ins welcome.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:55 PM
Film: Boy Erased

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In Boy Erased, The son of Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported conversion therapy after being forcibly outed to his parents. Starring Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe. (R, 115 min.)

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

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In Boy Erased, The son of Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported conversion therapy after being forcibly outed to his parents. Starring Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe. (R, 115 min.)

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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6:30 PM - 9:45 PM
AARP Defensive Driving

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In person registration only: bring driver's license, AARP membership card, if applicable, and a check or money order payable to AARP. Fee: $20 per person for AARP members; $25 per person for non-members. Registration begins Wednesday, January 2 at 9AM.

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

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In person registration only: bring driver's license, AARP membership card, if applicable, and a check or money order payable to AARP. Fee: $20 per person for AARP members; $25 per person for non-members. Registration begins Wednesday, January 2 at 9AM.

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Thursday June 13, 2019
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10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Beginning Canasta Series (5 of 5)

Beginning Canasta: Series of 5 Classes with Instructor Ann Seligson. Registration required. 

 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  515-239-3262 ext 216  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Beginning Canasta: Series of 5 Classes with Instructor Ann Seligson. Registration required. 

 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  515.239.3262 ext 216
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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1:00 PM
Local History Lecture: Long Island in the Movies

Go behind the scenes with location scout and author Monica Randall as she shares her experiences bringing iconic local locations to the screen. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  (516) 239-3262 x216  programming@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

Go behind the scenes with location scout and author Monica Randall as she shares her experiences bringing iconic local locations to the screen. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  (516) 239.3262 x216
  programming@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
'Check Out' PPL's Piano

On Thursdays, 3-5 PM, Beginning January 31, 2019. Brush up your skills, or just play for pleasure. Reserve a two-hour loan period on our baby grand piano, located in the Bentley room. Call 239-3262 ext 216 to reserve. 

CONTACT: Janet Schneider  5162393262  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org
LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

On Thursdays, 3-5 PM, Beginning January 31, 2019. Brush up your skills, or just play for pleasure. Reserve a two-hour loan period on our baby grand piano, located in the Bentley room. Call 239-3262 ext 216 to reserve. 

CONTACT:
  Janet Schneider
  5162393262
  jschneider@peninsulapublic.org

LOCATION: PPL Bentley Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Father's Day Craft (PreK-Grade 7)

Decorate a mug for dad to gift the Father's Day

PreK - Grade 7

 

Registration Begins June 1

REGISTRATION REQUIRED