Long Island's history is filled with fascinating firsts, magnificent mansions and fascinating characters. From Glenn Curtiss, the first pilot to fly a plane on the island, to Earle Ovington, who carried the country's first airmail, the area has been known as the cradle of aviation. Millionaire William K. Vanderbilt's Long Island Motor Parkway, remnants of which still remain, was the nation's first highway. The desolate ruins of an exiled Albanian king's estate lie in the midst of the woods of the Muttontown Preserve. Captain William Kidd, pirate chaser turned pirate, is rumored to have buried treasure on the island. Join us as Richard Panchyk, author of twenty-seven books discusses his latest book The Hidden History of Long Island. Registration begins Friday, April 6th at the Reference Desk.
Oscar winners Morgan Freeman and Tommy Lee Jones play rivals who must join forces to fend off a mob hit in this action comedy. Rated: PG-13; 94 minutes. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. IN ORDER TO RESERVE A SEAT, CALL THE LIBRARY AT 221-1334. Registration begins Thursday, April 5th. Each person may register for one additional person. Refreshments will be served.
Daniel Akner, psychic and medium, has been serving the spiritual community for more than 40 years. Join us for a night of illuminations, answered questions and a smattering of whimsy. Registration is required. Registration begins Saturday, April 14th at the Reference Desk.
Want your makeup to look perfect for your prom or maybe just a special occasion? Special occasion makeup means more defined eyes with shimmery colors, dark or light and black liner winged cat eyes. Lips can be bright or shimmery nude. Let Madeline help with her expertise. Registration begins Monday, April 2nd.
Come join A Time for Kids, Inc. as we play, learn and grow together in this fast-paced preschool readiness program. Children will explore all activities related to cars. Activities will include singing, dancing, listening skills, fine and gross motor skill development. A 3-D pop up car craft will be made! Ages 2 ½-5 years old w/adult. Registration begins Monday, April 9th
Cost: $20.00 A.A.R.P. Members; $25.00 for Non-Members
PAYMENT BY CHECK ONLY-ONE CHECK PER PERSON- PAYABLE TO A.A.R.P. - PROOF OF A.A.R.P. MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. Reduce your insurance rates and enjoy your driving privilege longer. Each person on line may register for one additional person. NO REFUNDS. Registration begins Thursday, March 29th at the Reference Desk.
Town Clerk’s Office provides seniors with a wallet-sized Town of Hempstead Senior I.D. Card, complete with your personal data, physicians’ contact, emergency phone numbers and other information that may be useful in the event of an emergency. No registration required.
John De George will show you how stress effects your physical and mental health, and how self-hypnosis can help you deal with it. John is a certified hypnotist with 20 years of experience. Registration begins Monday, April 9th at the Reference Desk.
Join art instructor Shirley Ruby and create a beautiful planter out of an old book! Decorate pages with stamped designs and paper flowers; then fill the planter with colorful pebbles and an air plant. Registration begins Saturday, April 21th at the Reference Desk.
Join Chef Robert Dell’Amore as he prepares two classic Spanish recipes: Andalusian-Style Chicken and Spanish Tortilla (Omelette); Spicy, fragrant, and sweet one-pot chicken recipe, classic creamy potatoes and eggs flavored with onion, and fresh parsley. Registration begins Saturday, April 21st at the Reference Desk.
Participate in the Seaford Teen Advisory Group. Bring your fresh ideas and perspective. The more a teen comes to the monthly meetings the better chance he or she will have at earning community service hours. Snacks will be served. Registration Monday, April 2nd.
St. Francis Hospital offers free health screenings using their state-of-the-art outreach van. These screenings include a brief cardiac history, blood pressure, simple blood test for cholesterol, and diabetes screenings with the appropriate patient education and referrals needed for clients above the age of 18. The van will be located in the parking lot behind the library. No registration required
Each person will be making an 8x10 reverse glass painting for their favorite person for Mother's Day. They will have several designs to choose from that include flowers, animals, scenic landscapes, or graphic designs. The person can even be creative and do a custom design of their choice. After the picture is dry the frame can hold a photograph, a poem, or whatever they would like to include for their special someone. Register now.
Cost: $103.00 (includes driver gratuity)
Join us as we head to West Point Military Academy for a 90 minute tour. See the Main Cadet Chapel, Trophy Point, Battle Monument, and the Parade Field. Afterwards, we will have a buffet lunch at the Historic Thayer Hotel. Then we will head off to Newburgh, NY for a 2 hour cruise on the Hudson River aboard the River Rose Paddle Boat. We will pass by Bannerman Island and its castle ruins, Mt Beacon, Storm King Mountain and much more. Space is limited. First come, first served. Registration begins Tuesday, April 24th at the Circulation Desk.