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Sunday August 19, 2018
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Monday August 20, 2018
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Tot Spot: birth - 18 mo.
10:30 AM

Bring your baby to the library for a lapsit storytime including songs, stories, fingerplays, and fun! For RVC cardholders.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Monday Simply Stronger
11:30 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Late Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Book Chats with Anna Katsavos
1:00 PM

We are discussing The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin.

ThumbnailSneaking out to get readings from a traveling psychic reputed to be able to tell customers when they will die, four adolescent siblings from New York City's Lower East Side embark on five decades of experiences shaped by their determination to control fate.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

Tuesday August 21, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Wednesday August 22, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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RVC Library Friends Meeting
10:00 AM

The Friends welcome any ideas, suggestions or recommendations to help us better serve the needs of the Library. Please join us!

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Late Summer Session

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Cards for Hospitalized Kids: gr.7+
7:00 PM

Hand make uplifting cards. RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Thursday August 23, 2018
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Meditation with MaryClare
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Meditation is the practice of stilling the mind to bring calm and balance into your life. Join Registered Yoga Teacher MaryClare Chiofalo in learning the basics and benefits of meditation with simple movement, breathing techniques and seated practice. It’s easier than you think!
Introductory price: $25 for eight classes. Sign-up online or @ the Adult Reference Desk. Limit 15.

 

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday August 24, 2018
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

Sunday August 26, 2018
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Monday August 27, 2018
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Monday Simply Stronger
11:30 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Late Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

Tuesday August 28, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Wednesday August 29, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Late Summer Session

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Thursday August 30, 2018
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Meditation
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reap the benefits meditating can bring. Led by Mary Clare Chifalo.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday August 31, 2018
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

Saturday September 1, 2018
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Sunday September 2, 2018
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Monday September 3, 2018
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Tuesday September 4, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Tales to Tails: gr. 1+
4:00 PM

Build confidence by reading to specially trained dogs. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg
7:15 PM

We are reading Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.

ThumbnailPresents a true account of the early twentieth-century murders of dozens of wealthy Osage and law-enforcement officials, citing the contributions and missteps of a fledgling FBI that eventually uncovered one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history.

LOCATION: Small Room
Wednesday September 5, 2018
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Mothers' Center Circle
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A Mothers' Center Circle is a great way to connect with other moms.  At each meeting our facilitators help us connect on the joys and challenges of motherhood and support each other through our own journey.  Each month there is a new topic and each topic focuses on moms and their needs. Children are welcome to attend. Contact Kim with any questions 516-857-9331.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Late Summer Session

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Knitting with Shelley Leibson
1:00 PM
 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Fall Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Thursday September 6, 2018
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Drawing with Maria Conte
10:00 AM

Featuring a Bonus Watercolor Demo!. This class is designed to help you draw what you see. No matter what medium you use, you must start with good drawing. Learn composition, proportion, shading and color mixing as you work in your chosen medium from your own photos (or those provided), or from still life set ups in class.
Required supplies:  1 Strathmore sketch pad 9”x12” medium surface; 2 #2 pencils; kneaded eraser. Other supplies depending on your chosen medium: Shading pencils #4B or 6B or Ebony pencils; Prang charcoal pencils; Crayola colored pencils; Artist’s Loft pastels. All supplies are available at Michaels. Sign up online or at the Adult Reference Desk starting August 13. Limit 15.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
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Financing Your Education & Student Loan Repayment
7:00 PM

An in-depth workshop to help you navigate the financial side of higher education. With Assemblymen Brian Curran and the State Department of Financial Services.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Friday September 7, 2018
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

 
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Tricia's Flicks: Book Club
2:00 PM

Book Club  (PG-13, 1hr 44min) 

Image result for book clubFour lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Sunday September 9, 2018
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Monday September 10, 2018
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Monday Simply Stronger
11:30 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Late Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Monday Mysteries
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

We are reading Wolf Lake by John Verdon.

ThumbnailInvestigating a string of suicides connected by a baffling nightmare, former NYPD detective Dave Gurney traces the victims to a controversial hypnotherapist before finding himself in the crosshairs of a chilling murderer, the local police, and corrupt feds.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

Tuesday September 11, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday September 12, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Mothers' Center Circle
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A Mothers' Center Circle is a great way to connect with other moms.  At each meeting our facilitators help us connect on the joys and challenges of motherhood and support each other through our own journey.  Each month there is a new topic and each topic focuses on moms and their needs. Children are welcome to attend. Contact Kim with any questions 516-857-9331.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Fall Session

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Title Swap: What Did You Read This Summer? With Eileen McCarthy and Sarah Siegel
2:30 PM

Share your favorite books of the past months with fellow readers. Sarah and Eileen will discuss their favorites along with sharing upcoming hot titles for the fall!

 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Fall Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Writers' Workshop with Barbara Novack
7:00 PM

Join Barbara Novack, poet, author and Molloy college Writer-in-Residence, for this hands-on writing workshop. Bring writing materials and all of your ideas!

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Library Board of Trustees Meeting
7:45 PM

All are invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees.

LOCATION: Small Room
Thursday September 13, 2018 - Wednesday October 3, 2018
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Registration begins for 1-2-3 Play with Me and Mother Goose
9:00 AM

Proof of age required. Register online or by phone if you have already shown proof of age.  RVC cardholders only. Programs fill quickly, so register early!

Thursday September 13, 2018
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Drawing with Maria Conte
10:00 AM

Featuring a Bonus Watercolor Demo!. This class is designed to help you draw what you see. No matter what medium you use, you must start with good drawing. Learn composition, proportion, shading and color mixing as you work in your chosen medium from your own photos (or those provided), or from still life set ups in class.
Required supplies:  1 Strathmore sketch pad 9”x12” medium surface; 2 #2 pencils; kneaded eraser. Other supplies depending on your chosen medium: Shading pencils #4B or 6B or Ebony pencils; Prang charcoal pencils; Crayola colored pencils; Artist’s Loft pastels. All supplies are available at Michaels. Sign up online or at the Adult Reference Desk starting August 13. Limit 15.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Library Play Date: 15 mo. - 4 yrs.
10:30 AM

Enjoy free play at the library. Meet up with old friends and make new ones! RVC cardholders only. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Digital Know How: ALIS, the Online Catalog
2:30 PM

Join Librarian Eileen Farrell and learn how to find and reserve books, DVDs, CDs and more on our online catalog anywhere, anytime. To get started or to have your questions answered, bring your own device and your library card in good standing to this informative session. Limit:10. Register online or at the Adult Reference Desk. RVC cardholders only.

LOCATION: Small Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday September 14, 2018
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Rhyme Time: ages 4 -14 months
10:00 AM

It’s never too early to start enjoying the library together! Join us for playtime, followed by circle time with songs, books, and fingerplays. RVC cardholders only. Register online or by phone. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

 
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Storytime on the Green: 3 - 5 yrs.
2:00 PM

It’s our first outdoor storytime! Bring a blanket and join us for stories and songs at the Village Green. No registration. Everyone welcome! Weather permitting.

Saturday September 15, 2018
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Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Defensive Driving class for all drivers: $25 for drivers 55 and over; all other drivers $40.  Fee payable at time of class to Empire Safety Council. Register online, at the Adult Reference Desk or by telephone, 766-6257 x5.
LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
There are 23 spaces available.
 
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Anime Club: ages 14-25
1:30 PM

Reviews, discussions and more. Bring your art to share. The club meets the first and third Saturday of every month.

 
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ESL Short-Story Club
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Is English your second language? Our new ESL Short-Story Club is a fun and relaxing way to improve your language skills and participate in the discussion while enjoying refreshments. Learn new vocabulary and ask any questions you have about the English language. 
Read and discuss: Eleanor Roosevelt by William Jay Jacobs. Pick up the short story at the Adult Reference Desk. With Alene Scoblete, Librarian and NY State certified ESL & English teacher. Sponsored by RVC Library Friends.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Sunday September 16, 2018
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The Paul Joseph Trio present Jimmy Van Heusen Jazz
2:00 PM

Paul Joseph, along with Mike Corn and Edgar Mills, play inspiring  instrumental jazz renditions of favorites written for Sinatra and Crosby, such as “Swinging on a Star,” “All the Way,” and “Call Me Irresponsible.” 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Monday September 17, 2018 - Sunday October 14, 2018
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Storytimes Registration for RVC Cardholders Begins
9:00 AM

Children MUST be the specified age for each program by October 14. Your child’s proof of age is required. If you have not already done so, please submit proof of age within 5 days of registration in order to keep your spot. Without it, your spot cannot be held.
Choose a  session:

  • My First Storytime: 2- and 3-year-olds with an adult (Child should be ready to sit and listen); Mondays at 10:30 am (Oct. 15,22,29,Nov. 5) or Tuesdays at 10:30 am (Oct. 16,23,30, Nov. 6,13).
  • On My Own: 3- and 4-year-olds; Tuesdays at 2 pm (Oct. 16,23,30, Nov. 6,13) or Wednesdays at 2 pm (Oct. 17,24,31, Nov. 7,14).
  • Pajama Storytime: 3- through 6-year-olds (Wear your PJs and bring a stuffed cuddle buddy!); Tuesdays at 7 pm (Oct. 23, Nov. 6).

All storytimes are thirty minutes and conducted by a librarian. 

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Monday September 17, 2018
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Monday Simply Stronger
11:30 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

 
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Learn to Play Siamese Mahjong
1:00 PM

Jacqui Palatnik will teach up you how to play the exciting two-handed Mahjong which  has become so popular! Bring your mahjong set. Register at the Adult Reference Desk or online. Limit 20.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

LOCATION: Small Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday September 18, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday September 19, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Fall Session

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Knitting with Shelley Leibson
1:00 PM
 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Fall Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Thursday September 20, 2018
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Drawing with Maria Conte
10:00 AM

Featuring a Bonus Watercolor Demo!. This class is designed to help you draw what you see. No matter what medium you use, you must start with good drawing. Learn composition, proportion, shading and color mixing as you work in your chosen medium from your own photos (or those provided), or from still life set ups in class.
Required supplies:  1 Strathmore sketch pad 9”x12” medium surface; 2 #2 pencils; kneaded eraser. Other supplies depending on your chosen medium: Shading pencils #4B or 6B or Ebony pencils; Prang charcoal pencils; Crayola colored pencils; Artist’s Loft pastels. All supplies are available at Michaels. Sign up online or at the Adult Reference Desk starting August 13. Limit 15.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Scherenschnitte Paper Cutting Craft with Marcia Olsen
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Olsen returns for a follow -up! Choose from several fall designs displayed at the Adult Reference Desk. You may register in person or online but you must choose your design prior to the class. There is no fee for this class. All materials provided.

LOCATION: Small Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
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Coding Club: gr.5 - 7
7:00 PM

Learn to code or sharpen your skills with our Raspberry Pi computer! All levels welcome. For RVC cardholders. Register at the Children’s Reference Desk, online or call 766-6257 x6.

Registration will begin on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Friday September 21, 2018
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Learn to Play Mahjong with Jacqui Palatnik
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn to play or sharpen your current mahjong level skills. This is the first in a series of 3 classes. Register online or @ the Adult Reference Desk. Limit 20 players.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Registration will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

Saturday September 22, 2018
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A Time for Kids: 18 mo. - 5 yrs.
10:30 AM

Autumn is a great time for kids! You and your child will make a dinosaur craft together. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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EastLine Productions presents Any Friend of Percy D'Angelino is a Friend of Mine
2:00 PM

EastLine Productions brings us Jason Milligan's Any Friend of Percy D'Angelino is a Friend of Mine. This comedy opens with a mysterious stranger arriving at the Long Island estate of a renowned mob boss .Why is Tony there? To whack the venerable Frankie or to work for him? The mobster's bombshell wife has her own theories. Hilarious antics designed to figure out Tony's purpose end with an outrageous surprise! Come ready to laugh!

 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Monday September 24, 2018
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Monday Simply Stronger
11:30 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Book Chats with Anna Katsavos
1:00 PM

We are discussing The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah.

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LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

Tuesday September 25, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Parent-Child Anti-Bullying Workshop: gr. K -2
6:30 PM

Dr. Janice Sawyer leads a workshop for parents on recognizing and addressing bullying behavior, while Dr. Dolores Burton conducts a storycraft about picture book character Bully Billy the owl with children.
Registration required; non-RVC cardholders welcome!

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday September 26, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Mothers' Center Circle
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A Mothers' Center Circle is a great way to connect with other moms.  At each meeting our facilitators help us connect on the joys and challenges of motherhood and support each other through our own journey.  Each month there is a new topic and each topic focuses on moms and their needs. Children are welcome to attend. Contact Kim with any questions 516-857-9331.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Fall Session

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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What's New in Art in NYC with Pamela Koehler
1:00 PM

Art educator Pamela Koeheler shares information on current and upcoming exhibits at NYC museums and galleries throughout the city.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Fall Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Thursday September 27, 2018
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Drawing with Maria Conte
10:00 AM

Featuring a Bonus Watercolor Demo!. This class is designed to help you draw what you see. No matter what medium you use, you must start with good drawing. Learn composition, proportion, shading and color mixing as you work in your chosen medium from your own photos (or those provided), or from still life set ups in class.
Required supplies:  1 Strathmore sketch pad 9”x12” medium surface; 2 #2 pencils; kneaded eraser. Other supplies depending on your chosen medium: Shading pencils #4B or 6B or Ebony pencils; Prang charcoal pencils; Crayola colored pencils; Artist’s Loft pastels. All supplies are available at Michaels. Sign up online or at the Adult Reference Desk starting August 13. Limit 15.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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The Constitution & Current Topics With James Coll
1:00 PM

The Supreme Court Year in Review Part II.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Read, Cook, Eat: Lidia Bastianich
2:00 PM

Choose a recipe at the Adult Reference Desk! Cook and share with friends.
With Librarian Tricia Marino. Sign up online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

Here’s how it works!

• Choose a recipe from one of the cookbooks at the Reference Desk. 
• That recipe will be yours, no one else can select it for the group.
• A Librarian will make a copy of your recipe to take home.
• Prepare your recipe and bring it to share at the meeting.
• Make one regular size recipe, there’s no need to double up.
• Beverages will be served.

LOCATION: Staff Room
 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday September 28, 2018
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Learn to Play Mahjong with Jacqui Palatnik
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn to play or sharpen your current mahjong level skills. This is the second in a series of 3 classes. You must have previously registered for this program.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
 
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

 
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Tricia's Flicks: Adrift
2:00 PM

Adrift  (PG-13, 1hr 36min) 

Image result for adrift movieA true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Monday October 1, 2018
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Town of Hempstead Mobile Passport Unit
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Apply for a new passport or renew your current passport. Photos may be taken in the van and applicaiton filed. Please make sure to have all necessary documents. Click here to read FAQs. Applications may be downloaded and printed in advance.

LOCATION: Library Parking Lot
 
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Monday Simply Stronger
11:30 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Monday Mysteries
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

We are reading The Awkward Squad by Sophie Hénaff.

ThumbnailDisgraced police officer Anne Capestan is not overjoyed by her new position, leading a team of misfits, troublemakers, and problem cases to solve cold cases, but each case has its own strange mystery.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

 
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Mastering the Adjustment of Back to School
7:30 PM

Tips for Back to School with Certified Parenting and Fertility Life Coach, Marsha Jacoby. Learn strategies to make the adjustment from summer to September a smooth one! The program is free but you will need to register in advance.

LOCATION: Small Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday October 2, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Free Flu Shot Clinic
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Rite Aid Pharmacy is sponsoring a Free Flu Shot Clinic at the Library. Please bring your insurance card and ID. First come, first served.

 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday October 3, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Mothers' Center Circle
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A Mothers' Center Circle is a great way to connect with other moms.  At each meeting our facilitators help us connect on the joys and challenges of motherhood and support each other through our own journey.  Each month there is a new topic and each topic focuses on moms and their needs. Children are welcome to attend. Contact Kim with any questions 516-857-9331.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Fall Session

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Knitting with Shelley Leibson
1:00 PM
 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Fall Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Thursday October 4, 2018
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1-2-3 Play with Me (12 - 36 mo.)
9:30 AM

Play together and learn through play. Enjoy our great toys, then have circle time with a librarian. Different early childhood experts will be available at each session to discuss your child’s development, nutrition, speech and language, and movement.
Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Proof of age is required. RVC cardholders only.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Drawing with Maria Conte
10:00 AM

Featuring a Bonus Watercolor Demo!. This class is designed to help you draw what you see. No matter what medium you use, you must start with good drawing. Learn composition, proportion, shading and color mixing as you work in your chosen medium from your own photos (or those provided), or from still life set ups in class.
Required supplies:  1 Strathmore sketch pad 9”x12” medium surface; 2 #2 pencils; kneaded eraser. Other supplies depending on your chosen medium: Shading pencils #4B or 6B or Ebony pencils; Prang charcoal pencils; Crayola colored pencils; Artist’s Loft pastels. All supplies are available at Michaels. Sign up online or at the Adult Reference Desk starting August 13. Limit 15.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Mother Goose (15 - 38 mo.)
11:00 AM

A playtime series for children who have “graduated” from 1-2-3 Play With Me. A special place for you and your child to have fun playing together, listening to stories, singing songs, and joining in circle time. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Proof of age is required. RVC cardholders only.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
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Mother/Daughter Book Discussion: gr. 4- 6
7:30 PM

We are reading Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine this month.

ThumbnailAt her birth, Ella of Frell receives a foolish fairy's gift-the "gift" of obedience. Ella must obey any order, whether it's to hop on one foot for a day and a half, or to chop off her own head! But strong-willed Ella does not accept her fate... Against a bold backdrop of princes, ogres, giants, wicked stepsisters, and fairy godmothers, Ella goes on a quest to break the curse forever.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Friday October 5, 2018
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Rhyme Time: ages 4 -14 months
10:00 AM

It’s never too early to start enjoying the library together! Join us for playtime, followed by circle time with songs, books, and fingerplays. Register online or by phone beginning one week before each session. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 12:00 AM     
 
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Learn to Play Mahjong with Jacqui Palatnik
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn to play or sharpen your current mahjong level skills. This is the third in a series of 3 classes. You must have previously registered for this program.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
 
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

 
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Tricia's Flicks: Won’t You Be My Neighbor
2:00 PM

Won’t You Be My Neighbor (PG-13, 1hr 34min) 

Image result for Wonâ??t You Be My Neighbor movieAn exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Saturday October 6, 2018
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Anime Club: ages 14-25
1:30 PM

Reviews, discussions and more. Bring your art to share. The club meets the first and third Saturday of every month.

 
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ESL Short-Story Club
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Is English your second language? Our new ESL Short-Story Club is a fun and relaxing way to improve your language skills and participate in the discussion while enjoying refreshments. Learn new vocabulary and ask any questions you have about the English language. 
Read and discuss: Selections from The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua. Pick up the short story at the Adult Reference Desk. With Alene Scoblete, Librarian and NY State certified ESL & English teacher. Sponsored by RVC Library Friends.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Monday October 8, 2018
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Tuesday October 9, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Tales to Tails: gr. 1+
4:00 PM

Build confidence by reading to specially trained dogs. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Cooking for Fall Entertaining with Barbara Sheridan
7:00 PM
Join us for a demonstration of recipes perfect for Fall entertaining.
LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Join in discussing the new season of The Walking Dead and other Geeky favorites.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday October 10, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Mothers' Center Circle
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A Mothers' Center Circle is a great way to connect with other moms.  At each meeting our facilitators help us connect on the joys and challenges of motherhood and support each other through our own journey.  Each month there is a new topic and each topic focuses on moms and their needs. Children are welcome to attend. Contact Kim with any questions 516-857-9331.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Fall Session

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Fall Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Writers' Workshop with Barbara Novack
7:00 PM

Join Barbara Novack, poet, author and Molloy college Writer-in-Residence, for this hands-on writing workshop. Bring writing materials and all of your ideas!

LOCATION: Small Room
Thursday October 11, 2018
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1-2-3 Play with Me (12 - 36 mo.)
9:30 AM

Play together and learn through play. Enjoy our great toys, then have circle time with a librarian. Different early childhood experts will be available at each session to discuss your child’s development, nutrition, speech and language, and movement.
Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Drawing with Maria Conte
10:00 AM

Featuring a Bonus Watercolor Demo!. This class is designed to help you draw what you see. No matter what medium you use, you must start with good drawing. Learn composition, proportion, shading and color mixing as you work in your chosen medium from your own photos (or those provided), or from still life set ups in class.
Required supplies:  1 Strathmore sketch pad 9”x12” medium surface; 2 #2 pencils; kneaded eraser. Other supplies depending on your chosen medium: Shading pencils #4B or 6B or Ebony pencils; Prang charcoal pencils; Crayola colored pencils; Artist’s Loft pastels. All supplies are available at Michaels. Sign up online or at the Adult Reference Desk starting August 13. Limit 15.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Mother Goose (15 - 38 mo.)
11:00 AM

A playtime series for children who have “graduated” from 1-2-3 Play With Me. A special place for you and your child to have fun playing together, listening to stories, singing songs, and joining in circle time. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Intro to Twitter and Instagram
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Tweet,tweet! Your grandkids are masters at it! Even the President does it! If you’re wondering what a hashtag means, come to this class!  You will learn about tweeting, posting pictures to Instagram, finding friends, following your interests and so much more.  Bring your questions and your devices. The class is free but sign up is required.

LOCATION: Small Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
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Mother/Daughter Book Discussion: gr.7-12
7:00 PM

Join Ms. Liz to discuss Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds. For RVC cardholders. Books are available at the Circulation Desk.

ThumbnailDriven by the secrets and vengeance that mark his street culture, 15-year-old Will contemplates over the course of 60 psychologically suspenseful seconds whether or not he is going to murder the person who killed his brother.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Friday October 12, 2018
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Halloween Drop-in Craft: 1 - 4 yrs.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Kids make a simple and spooky craft with their grown-ups. No registration. RVC cardholders only. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

 
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Family Movie Night Fund Raiser - RVC Library Friends
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

$5 includes admission, popcorn, bottled water and goody bag. We will be showing Coco (PG, 1 h 45 min, Animation, Adventure Comedy)

A boy accidentally gets transported to the world of the dead and with the help of his deceased musician great-great-grandfather returns back to his family.

Support your library and enjoy a movie!

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Saturday October 13, 2018
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The Great Give Back: gr 7 -12
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Organize and wrap donations into birthday party kits and make birthday cards to help these families celebrate. Supplies will be provided. For RVC cardholders. Register at the Children’s Reference Desk, online or call 766-6257 x6.

Registration will begin on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Defensive Driving class for all drivers: $25 for drivers 55 and over; all other drivers $40.  Fee payable at time of class to Empire Safety Council. Register online, at the Adult Reference Desk or by telephone, 766-6257 x5.
LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
There are 41 spaces available.
 
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The Great Give Back: gr 7 -12
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Organize and wrap donations into birthday party kits and make birthday cards to help these families celebrate. Supplies will be provided. For RVC cardholders. Register at the Children’s Reference Desk, online or call 766-6257 x6.

Registration will begin on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Sunday October 14, 2018
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Robbie Rosen in Concert
2:00 PM

Robbie Rosen, an American Idol Top 16 Finalist and international singer/songwriter, has amassed over 3 million streams on Spotify. His voice and writing have been featured on tracks from Italy to Sweden, and he's opened for Shawn Mendes, Jake Miller, Melanie Martinez, Aaron Carter, & more. He will perform a mix of pop tunes -old and new- and a few originals. Be sure to see this talented singer perform!

 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Monday October 15, 2018
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My First Story Time: 2-3 yr. olds with an adult
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 2 - 3 year olds with an adult. Your child should be ready to sit and listen. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. For RVC cardholders.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Monday Simply Stronger
11:30 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

 
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Aroma Therapy and Essential Oils: Make Your Own Face and Body Scrub
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Explore aromatherapy and the therapeutic properties of essential oils. Make your own face and body scrub. Register online or at the Adult Reference Desk. Limit 20.

LOCATION: Small Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Meditation with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Meditation is the art of stilling the mind to bring calm and balance to your life. Join registered yoga teacher MaryClare Chiofalo in learning the basics and benefits of meditation. Six classes for $25. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday October 16, 2018
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My First Story Time: 2-3 yr. olds with an adult
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 2 - 3 year olds with an adult. Your child should be ready to sit and listen. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. For RVC cardholders. 

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Fall Session

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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On My Own: 3-4 yr. olds
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 3-4 year olds. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. For RVC cardholders. Children must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg
7:15 PM

Read and discuss The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah.

ThumbnailWhen her father impulsively moves the family to mid-1970s Alaska to live off the land, young Leni and her mother are forced to confront the dangers of their lack of preparedness in the wake of a dangerous winter season.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Join in discussing the new season of The Walking Dead and other Geeky favorites.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday October 17, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Mothers' Center Circle
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A Mothers' Center Circle is a great way to connect with other moms.  At each meeting our facilitators help us connect on the joys and challenges of motherhood and support each other through our own journey.  Each month there is a new topic and each topic focuses on moms and their needs. Children are welcome to attend. Contact Kim with any questions 516-857-9331.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Knitting with Shelley Leibson
1:00 PM
 
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On My Own: 3-4 yr. olds
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 3-4 year olds. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program.  For RVC cardholders. Children must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Medicare Overview with James Short
7:00 PM

The topic of Medicare, the choices available and the decisions to be made can be confusing. Plan to attend these FREE Workshops to be more prepared to choose the most appropriate Medicare Health Plan for your purposes for 2019. With James Short, NYS licensed Heathcare Insurance Broker.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Late Fall Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Library Board of Trustees Meeting
7:45 PM

All are invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees.

LOCATION: Small Room
Thursday October 18, 2018
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1-2-3 Play with Me (12 - 36 mo.)
9:30 AM

Play together and learn through play. Enjoy our great toys, then have circle time with a librarian. Different early childhood experts will be available at each session to discuss your child’s development, nutrition, speech and language, and movement.
Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Mother Goose (15 - 38 mo.)
11:00 AM

A playtime series for children who have “graduated” from 1-2-3 Play With Me. A special place for you and your child to have fun playing together, listening to stories, singing songs, and joining in circle time. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Non-Fiction Book Discussion with Eileen Farrell
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

We will be reading The Rainbow Comes and Goes by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt.

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Correspondence between the CNN journalist and his celebrated mother, exchanged in the aftermath of the latter's brief illness, shares a rare window into their relationship and the life lessons imparted by an aging mother to her adult son.

 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
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Coding Club: gr. 5-7
7:00 PM

Learn to code or sharpen your skills with our Raspberry Pi computer! All levels welcome. For RVC cardholders. Register at the
Children’s Reference Desk, online or call 766-6257 x6.

Registration will begin on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Friday October 19, 2018
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

 
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Tricia's Flicks: Solo: A Star Wars Story
2:00 PM

Solo: A Star Wars Story (PG-13, 2 hr 15 min)

Image result for Solo: A Star Wars Story movieDuring an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future copilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Saturday October 20, 2018
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Books to Belly: 2-5 yrs.
10:00 AM

Celebrate great books and great food with storytime and a snack! RVCcardholders only. Adult must attend with child.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Pumpkin Decorating: 3+ yrs.
10:00 AM

Bring in a pumpkin and decorate it with our supplies and the help of a teen volunteer. No registration. RVC cardholders only. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

 
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Pumpkin Decorating: gr. 7-12
10:45 AM

Help little kids decorate pumpkins with our craft supplies. For RVC cardholders. Register at the Children’s Reference Desk, online or call 766-6257 x6.

Registration will begin on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Pumpkin Decorating: ages 3+
11:00 AM

Bring in a pumpkin and decorate it with our supplies and the help of a teen volunteer. No registration. RVC cardholders only. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Anime Club: ages 14-25
1:30 PM

Reviews, discussions and more. Bring your art to share. The club meets the first and third Saturday of every month.

Monday October 22, 2018
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My First Story Time: 2-3 yr. olds with an adult
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 2 - 3 year olds with an adult. Your child should be ready to sit and listen. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability. For RVC cardholders. Must have previously registered for this Story Time.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Monday Simply Stronger
11:30 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Book Chats with Anna Katsavos
1:00 PM

Read and discuss Pachinko by Min Jin Lee.

ThumbnailIn early 1900s Korea, prized daughter Sunja finds herself pregnant and alone, bringing shame on her family until a young tubercular minister offers to marry her and move with her to Japan, in the saga of one family bound together as their faith and identity are called into question.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

 
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Meditation with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Meditation is the art of stilling the mind to bring calm and balance to your life. Join registered yoga teacher MaryClare Chiofalo in learning the basics and benefits of meditation. Six classes for $25. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday October 23, 2018
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My First Story Time: 2-3 yr. olds with an adult
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 2 - 3 year olds with an adult. Your child should be ready to sit and listen. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability. For RVC cardholders. Must have previously registered for this Story Time.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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On My Own: 3-4 yr. olds
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 3-4 year olds. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability. For RVC cardholders. Must have previously registered for this Story Time.  Children must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Pajama Storytime: 3-6 yr. olds
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime before bed! PJs encouraged. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018.  For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 4:00 AM     
 
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The Great American Read Finale Viewing Party
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Join us for a fun-filled evening celebrating the announcement of America’s favorite book! We’ll reveal the book Rockville Centre chose as their Great Read that night as well. There will be contests and surprises in keeping with the theme of the telecast, and, of course, we’ll watch the Finale and toast the winner together!

Stay tuned for more important details! 

 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Join in discssuing The Walking Dead and other geeky faves!

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday October 24, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:18 AM     
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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On My Own: 3-4 yr. olds
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 3-4 year olds. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability. For RVC cardholders. Must have previously registered for this Story Time.  Children must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Late Fall Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday October 25, 2018
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1-2-3 Play with Me (12 - 36 mo.)
9:30 AM

Play together and learn through play. Enjoy our great toys, then have circle time with a librarian. Different early childhood experts will be available at each session to discuss your child’s development, nutrition, speech and language, and movement.
Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Mother Goose (15 - 38 mo.)
11:00 AM

A playtime series for children who have “graduated” from 1-2-3 Play With Me. A special place for you and your child to have fun playing together, listening to stories, singing songs, and joining in circle time. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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The Constitution & Current Topics with James Coll
1:00 PM

Understanding Arizona vs. Miranda

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Read, Cook, Eat: Chinese
2:00 PM

Choose a recipe at the Adult Reference Desk! Cook and share with friends.
With Librarian Tricia Marino. Sign up online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

Here’s how it works!

• Choose a recipe from one of the cookbooks at the Reference Desk. 
• That recipe will be yours, no one else can select it for the group.
• A Librarian will make a copy of your recipe to take home.
• Prepare your recipe and bring it to share at the meeting.
• Make one regular size recipe, there’s no need to double up.
• Beverages will be served.

LOCATION: Staff Room
 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday October 26, 2018
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

 
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Halloween Fun Fest Helpers: gr. 7 -12
3:45 PM

Help out at a fun Halloween party for kids, doing crafts, playing games and making snacks.For RVC cardholders. Register at the Children’s Reference Desk, online or call 766-6257 x6.

Registration will begin on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Halloween Fun Fest: all ages
4:00 PM

We have family-friendly thrills and chills for kids of all ages! Join us for spooky games, crafts, snacks and more. No registration. Everyone welcome! Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Saturday October 27, 2018
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Stony Brook University Mobile Mammography Unit
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Mobile Mammography Van offers screenings for women, 40 years of age and olderIf a woman has health insurance, her provider will be billed. If she doesn’t have health insurance, the cost will be processed through the Cancer Services Program of New York, if eligible. The custom-designed 40-foot van is completely self-contained with a comfortable waiting area, private dressing room and a complete exam room. Call the Library for more information and for appointments.

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LOCATION: Library parking Lot
Monday October 29, 2018
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My First Story Time: 2-3 yr. olds with an adult
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 2 - 3 year olds with an adult. Your child should be ready to sit and listen. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability. For RVC cardholders. Must have previously registered for this Story Time.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Monday Simply Stronger
11:30 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

 
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Andy Warhol at the Whitney Museum with Thomas Germano
1:30 PM

Whet your appetite for the upcoming Warhol exhibit at the Whitney by attending this visual lecture with Thomas Germano covering many of Warhol's works as well as those of the major Pop artists and Pop artworks from the '50s to '70s.

 
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Meditation with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Meditation is the art of stilling the mind to bring calm and balance to your life. Join registered yoga teacher MaryClare Chiofalo in learning the basics and benefits of meditation. Six classes for $25. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday October 30, 2018
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My First Story Time: 2-3 yr. olds with an adult
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 2 - 3 year olds with an adult. Your child should be ready to sit and listen. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability. For RVC cardholders. Must have previously registered for this Story Time.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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On My Own: 3-4 yr. olds
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 3-4 year olds. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability. For RVC cardholders. Must have previously registered for this Story Time.  Children must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Thanksgiving Holiday Home Wood Craft
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Hand craft a wooden stenciled sign reading “Thankful and Blessed” just in time for Thanksgiving celebrations! Choose your own paint color. Limit 20. $10 materials fee. Register at the Adult Reference Desk beginning October 9. Sample project will be displayed @ the Library.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Join in discssuing The Walking Dead and other geeky faves!

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday October 31, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:18 AM     
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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On My Own: 3-4 yr. olds
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 3-4 year olds. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability. For RVC cardholders. Must have previously registered for this Story Time.  Children must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Late Fall Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday November 1, 2018
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1-2-3 Play with Me (12 - 36 mo.)
9:30 AM

Play together and learn through play. Enjoy our great toys, then have circle time with a librarian. Different early childhood experts will be available at each session to discuss your child’s development, nutrition, speech and language, and movement.
Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Mother Goose (15 - 38 mo.)
11:00 AM

A playtime series for children who have “graduated” from 1-2-3 Play With Me. A special place for you and your child to have fun playing together, listening to stories, singing songs, and joining in circle time. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday November 2, 2018
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

Monday November 5, 2018
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My First Story Time: 2-3 yr. olds with an adult
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 2 - 3 year olds with an adult. Your child should be ready to sit and listen. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability. For RVC cardholders. Must have previously registered for this Story Time.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

 
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Meditation with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Meditation is the art of stilling the mind to bring calm and balance to your life. Join registered yoga teacher MaryClare Chiofalo in learning the basics and benefits of meditation. Six classes for $25. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday November 6, 2018
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My First Story Time: 2-3 yr. olds with an adult
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 2 - 3 year olds with an adult. Your child should be ready to sit and listen. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability. For RVC cardholders. Must have previously registered for this Story Time.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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On My Own: 3-4 yr. olds
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 3-4 year olds. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability. For RVC cardholders. Must have previously registered for this Story Time.  Children must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Pajama Storytime: 3-6 yr. olds
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime before bed! PJs encouraged. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability. For RVC cardholders. Must have previously registered for this Story Time.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Discuss great shows like Westworld, The Expanse, Homeland and others in a fun, free-form group.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday November 7, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:18 AM     
 
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Mothers' Center Circle
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A Mothers' Center Circle is a great way to connect with other moms.  At each meeting our facilitators help us connect on the joys and challenges of motherhood and support each other through our own journey.  Each month there is a new topic and each topic focuses on moms and their needs. Children are welcome to attend. Contact Kim with any questions 516-857-9331.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Knitting with Shelley Leibson
1:00 PM
 
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On My Own: 3-4 yr. olds
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 3-4 year olds. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability. For RVC cardholders. Must have previously registered for this Story Time.  Children must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Late Fall Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday November 8, 2018
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The Constitution & Current Topics with James Coll
1:00 PM

What Happened to the Founders’ Congress/Understanding the 2018 Elections.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday November 9, 2018
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

Saturday November 10, 2018
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Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Defensive Driving class for all drivers: $25 for drivers 55 and over; all other drivers $40.  Fee payable at time of class to Empire Safety Council. Register online, at the Adult Reference Desk or by telephone, 766-6257 x5.
LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
There are 42 spaces available.
Monday November 12, 2018
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Tuesday November 13, 2018
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My First Story Time: 2-3 yr. olds with an adult
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 2 - 3 year olds with an adult. Your child should be ready to sit and listen. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability. For RVC cardholders. Must have previously registered for this Story Time.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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On My Own: 3-4 yr. olds
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 3-4 year olds. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability. For RVC cardholders. Must have previously registered for this Story Time.  Children must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg
7:15 PM

Read and discuss The Alice Network by Kate Quinn.

ThumbnailWhen pregnant American student Charlie St. Clair is banished to Europe by her family to have her baby, she takes the opportunity to head for London to find her missing French cousin and teams up with Eve, a former spy from the Alice Network, to solve themystery.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Discuss great shows like Westworld, The Expanse, Homeland and others in a fun, free-form group.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday November 14, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:18 AM     
 
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Mothers' Center Circle
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A Mothers' Center Circle is a great way to connect with other moms.  At each meeting our facilitators help us connect on the joys and challenges of motherhood and support each other through our own journey.  Each month there is a new topic and each topic focuses on moms and their needs. Children are welcome to attend. Contact Kim with any questions 516-857-9331.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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On My Own: 3-4 yr. olds
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime  for 3-4 year olds. Children must be the specified age by October 14, 2018. Sign up is for the entire 5-week program. Once the program has started, please call 766-6257 x6 for availability. For RVC cardholders. Must have previously registered for this Story Time.  Children must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Late Fall Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Writers' Workshop with Barbara Novack
7:00 PM

Join Barbara Novack, poet, author and Molloy college Writer-in-Residence, for this hands-on writing workshop. Bring writing materials and all of your ideas!

LOCATION: Small Room
Thursday November 15, 2018
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday November 16, 2018
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

Saturday November 17, 2018
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Saturday Smash Fall Tournament: gr. 6+
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

It's our eighth annual tournament! Fight your way to the top and take your place among the greats. There will be pizza and prizes, so bring your appetite and your A-game! 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Monday November 19, 2018
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

 
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Meditation with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Meditation is the art of stilling the mind to bring calm and balance to your life. Join registered yoga teacher MaryClare Chiofalo in learning the basics and benefits of meditation. Six classes for $25. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday November 20, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Discuss great shows like Westworld, The Expanse, Homeland and others in a fun, free-form group.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday November 21, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:18 AM     
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Knitting with Shelley Leibson
1:00 PM
 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Late Fall Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday November 22, 2018
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Monday November 26, 2018
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Book Chats with Anna Katsavos
1:00 PM

Read and discuss Self-Portrait with Boy by Rachel Lyon.

ThumbnailA struggling young photographer accidentally captures on film a boy falling past her window to his death, an unexpectedly evocative image with the potential to launch her career and complicate or heal a community in mourning.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

 
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Meditation with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Meditation is the art of stilling the mind to bring calm and balance to your life. Join registered yoga teacher MaryClare Chiofalo in learning the basics and benefits of meditation. Six classes for $25. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday November 27, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Discuss great shows like Westworld, The Expanse, Homeland and others in a fun, free-form group.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday November 28, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:18 AM     
 
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Mothers' Center Circle
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A Mothers' Center Circle is a great way to connect with other moms.  At each meeting our facilitators help us connect on the joys and challenges of motherhood and support each other through our own journey.  Each month there is a new topic and each topic focuses on moms and their needs. Children are welcome to attend. Contact Kim with any questions 516-857-9331.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Tuesday December 4, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Discuss great shows like Westworld, The Expanse, Homeland and others in a fun, free-form group.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday December 5, 2018
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Mothers' Center Circle
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A Mothers' Center Circle is a great way to connect with other moms.  At each meeting our facilitators help us connect on the joys and challenges of motherhood and support each other through our own journey.  Each month there is a new topic and each topic focuses on moms and their needs. Children are welcome to attend. Contact Kim with any questions 516-857-9331.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Knitting with Shelley Leibson
1:00 PM
Saturday December 8, 2018
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Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Defensive Driving class for all drivers: $25 for drivers 55 and over; all other drivers $40.  Fee payable at time of class to Empire Safety Council. Register online, at the Adult Reference Desk or by telephone, 766-6257 x5.
LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
There are 42 spaces available.
Wednesday December 12, 2018
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Mothers' Center Circle
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A Mothers' Center Circle is a great way to connect with other moms.  At each meeting our facilitators help us connect on the joys and challenges of motherhood and support each other through our own journey.  Each month there is a new topic and each topic focuses on moms and their needs. Children are welcome to attend. Contact Kim with any questions 516-857-9331.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Thursday December 13, 2018
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The Constitution & Current Topics with James Coll
1:00 PM

Impeaching the President: An Historical and Constitutional Overview

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Monday December 17, 2018
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Book Chats with Anna Katsavos
1:00 PM

Read and discuss Less by Andrew Sean Greer.

ThumbnailReceiving an invitation to his ex-boyfriend's wedding, Arthur, a failed novelist on the eve of his fiftieth birthday, embarks on an international journey that finds him falling in love, risking his life, reinventing himself, and making connections with the past.

LOCATION: Small Room
Wednesday December 19, 2018
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Mothers' Center Circle
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A Mothers' Center Circle is a great way to connect with other moms.  At each meeting our facilitators help us connect on the joys and challenges of motherhood and support each other through our own journey.  Each month there is a new topic and each topic focuses on moms and their needs. Children are welcome to attend. Contact Kim with any questions 516-857-9331.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
 
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Knitting with Shelley Leibson
1:00 PM
Monday December 24, 2018
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Tuesday December 25, 2018
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Monday December 31, 2018
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Tuesday January 1, 2019
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Wednesday January 9, 2019
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Mothers' Center Circle
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A Mothers' Center Circle is a great way to connect with other moms.  At each meeting our facilitators help us connect on the joys and challenges of motherhood and support each other through our own journey.  Each month there is a new topic and each topic focuses on moms and their needs. Children are welcome to attend. Contact Kim with any questions 516-857-9331.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday January 16, 2019
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Mothers' Center Circle
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A Mothers' Center Circle is a great way to connect with other moms.  At each meeting our facilitators help us connect on the joys and challenges of motherhood and support each other through our own journey.  Each month there is a new topic and each topic focuses on moms and their needs. Children are welcome to attend. Contact Kim with any questions 516-857-9331.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Monday January 21, 2019
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Wednesday January 23, 2019
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Mothers' Center Circle
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A Mothers' Center Circle is a great way to connect with other moms.  At each meeting our facilitators help us connect on the joys and challenges of motherhood and support each other through our own journey.  Each month there is a new topic and each topic focuses on moms and their needs. Children are welcome to attend. Contact Kim with any questions