Thursday October 18, 2018
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1:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Baby & Me

Babies ages 4-12 months and caregivers can play and sing together with Molly Mouse.

Class Dates:  October 18, 25 November 1, 8, 15

Program fee: $10.00.  Payable by check only made out to Wantagh Public Library.

In person registration only!

Wantagh Cardholder registration begins: Thursday, October 4

Out of District cardholders may register: Thursday, October 11

CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Babies ages 4-12 months and caregivers can play and sing together with Molly Mouse.

Class Dates:  October 18, 25 November 1, 8, 15

Program fee: $10.00.  Payable by check only made out to Wantagh Public Library.

In person registration only!

Wantagh Cardholder registration begins: Thursday, October 4

Out of District cardholders may register: Thursday, October 11

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Toddler & Me

Ages: 13-24 months

Class Dates: October 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15

This program incorporates fine and gross motor skill activities, nursery rhymes, books, rhythm sticks, dancing, parades and more. Come and play and sing along with Molly Mouse

A class fee of $10.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 4th beginning at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 11th beginning at 9:00am

CONTACT: Susan Finck  516-221-1200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

Ages: 13-24 months

Class Dates: October 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15

This program incorporates fine and gross motor skill activities, nursery rhymes, books, rhythm sticks, dancing, parades and more. Come and play and sing along with Molly Mouse

A class fee of $10.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 4th beginning at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 11th beginning at 9:00am

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  516.221.1200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org


 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Zumba with Desiree

Come to get a taste of Zumba with certified instructor Desiree Durand. Zumba combines Latin and international music with dynamic, yet simple exercise moves and help the body to effectively burn calories, effectively tone all muscle groups, incorporate full range of motion, and improve the cardiovascular system.

Class dates: September 13, 20, 27; October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1

A class fee of $44 is payable by check only at the time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Thursday, August 30 at 9:00.

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, September 6 at 9:00.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Come to get a taste of Zumba with certified instructor Desiree Durand. Zumba combines Latin and international music with dynamic, yet simple exercise moves and help the body to effectively burn calories, effectively tone all muscle groups, incorporate full range of motion, and improve the cardiovascular system.

Class dates: September 13, 20, 27; October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1

A class fee of $44 is payable by check only at the time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Thursday, August 30 at 9:00.

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, September 6 at 9:00.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Wantagh Public Library

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Friday October 19, 2018
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Meditation with Ariel

Join us for this introduction to meditation with Ariel.  Studies on the benefits of meditation show that it helps to lower blood pressure, improves blood circulation, lowers heart rate and helps to create a feeling of overall well-being.  

Class Dates: October 5, 12, 19, 26

There is a $5 fee for this class paid by check only which should be made payable to Eduardo Alvear.

Wantagh cardholders may register in person only beginning Friday, September 21, 2018 at 9am.  

Out of district cardholders may register in person only beginning Friday, September 28, 2018 at 9am.

 

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 26 spaces available.

Join us for this introduction to meditation with Ariel.  Studies on the benefits of meditation show that it helps to lower blood pressure, improves blood circulation, lowers heart rate and helps to create a feeling of overall well-being.  

Class Dates: October 5, 12, 19, 26

There is a $5 fee for this class paid by check only which should be made payable to Eduardo Alvear.

Wantagh cardholders may register in person only beginning Friday, September 21, 2018 at 9am.  

Out of district cardholders may register in person only beginning Friday, September 28, 2018 at 9am.

 

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 26 spaces available.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Ready, Set, Storytime

Ages: 18-36 months

Program dates: Fridays, September 21, 28 & October 5,12 and 19

This interactive storytime session will introduce literacy practices through stories, songs, movement activities, and rhymes.

WPL Registration begins Friday, September 7th

Out of district registration begins Friday, September 14th

CONTACT: Erin DeMarco  221-1200  edemarco@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Ages: 18-36 months

Program dates: Fridays, September 21, 28 & October 5,12 and 19

This interactive storytime session will introduce literacy practices through stories, songs, movement activities, and rhymes.

WPL Registration begins Friday, September 7th

Out of district registration begins Friday, September 14th

CONTACT:
  Erin DeMarco
  221.1200
  edemarco@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

 
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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Movie Discussion - Taxi Driver

Join us for our screening of Martin Scorsese's 1976 film Taxi Driver followed by a 30-minute discussion of the movie by Chris Woods.

A mentally unstable Vietnam veteran makes his living as a cabbie in New York, attempts to date a campaign worker, and befriends an underage hooker who he tries to get out of the life.

Cast: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Peter Boyle, Leonard Harris

Rated R. 1 hour, 54 minutes.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 37 spaces available.

Join us for our screening of Martin Scorsese's 1976 film Taxi Driver followed by a 30-minute discussion of the movie by Chris Woods.

A mentally unstable Vietnam veteran makes his living as a cabbie in New York, attempts to date a campaign worker, and befriends an underage hooker who he tries to get out of the life.

Cast: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Peter Boyle, Leonard Harris

Rated R. 1 hour, 54 minutes.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 37 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Movie Discussion - Taxi Driver

Join us for our screening of Martin Scorsese's 1976 film Taxi Driver followed by a 30-minute discussion of the movie by Chris Woods.

A mentally unstable Vietnam veteran makes his living as a cabbie in New York, attempts to date a campaign worker, and befriends an underage hooker who he tries to get out of the life.

Cast: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Peter Boyle, Leonard Harris

Rated R. 1 hour, 54 minutes.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 35 spaces available.

Join us for our screening of Martin Scorsese's 1976 film Taxi Driver followed by a 30-minute discussion of the movie by Chris Woods.

A mentally unstable Vietnam veteran makes his living as a cabbie in New York, attempts to date a campaign worker, and befriends an underage hooker who he tries to get out of the life.

Cast: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Peter Boyle, Leonard Harris

Rated R. 1 hour, 54 minutes.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 35 spaces available.

Saturday October 20, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Craft Corner

Ages 3 and up

Stop by the Children's Department to design your own Fall themed craft while supplies last.

Make a paper plate moon for International Observe the Moon Night. 

CONTACT: Susan Finck  221-1200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Ages 3 and up

Stop by the Children's Department to design your own Fall themed craft while supplies last.

Make a paper plate moon for International Observe the Moon Night. 

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  221.1200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn to Play Mahjong

Learn to play Mahjongg. Join instructor Jacqui Palatnik to learn the game that has fascinated people for so many years with its strategies, sequences, and combinations. This class will introduce you to the tiles and basic moves of this ancient game. Bring your friends or come alone and make new ones.

Class Dates:  October 20, 27; November 3

Wantagh Library cardholder registration begins Monday, October 1.

Out of district cardholder registration begins Monday, October 8.

Patron fee: $10

 

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 17 spaces available.

Learn to play Mahjongg. Join instructor Jacqui Palatnik to learn the game that has fascinated people for so many years with its strategies, sequences, and combinations. This class will introduce you to the tiles and basic moves of this ancient game. Bring your friends or come alone and make new ones.

Class Dates:  October 20, 27; November 3

Wantagh Library cardholder registration begins Monday, October 1.

Out of district cardholder registration begins Monday, October 8.

Patron fee: $10

 

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 17 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Halloween Floral Arrangement

Grades: K-5

Halloween themed floral Centerpiece class presented by Paumanacke Garden Club

WPL Registration begins Saturday, October 6th

Out of district registration begins Saturday, October 13th

CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There is 1 space available.

Grades: K-5

Halloween themed floral Centerpiece class presented by Paumanacke Garden Club

WPL Registration begins Saturday, October 6th

Out of district registration begins Saturday, October 13th

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There is 1 space available.

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
TAB (Teen Advisory Board)

Grades 6-12

Earn community service credit while helping make your library a teen-friendly place.

Registration for all patrons is ongoing

CONTACT: Jennifer McHugh  516-221-1200  Jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are many spaces available.

Grades 6-12

Earn community service credit while helping make your library a teen-friendly place.

Registration for all patrons is ongoing

CONTACT:
  Jennifer McHugh
  516.221.1200
  Jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are many spaces available.

Monday October 22, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Strength, Flexibility & Balance

Instructor Barbara Gilmartin will lead the class through basic exercises using stretch bands.  Participants will build muscles surrounding the joints while working on their coordination.

Class dates: October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 2018.

A class fee of $20.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Monday, September 17 at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders: Monday, September 24 at 9:00am.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Instructor Barbara Gilmartin will lead the class through basic exercises using stretch bands.  Participants will build muscles surrounding the joints while working on their coordination.

Class dates: October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 2018.

A class fee of $20.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Monday, September 17 at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders: Monday, September 24 at 9:00am.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tai Chi for Seniors

Join Marvin Berg RN for an 8-week Tai Chi for Arthritis program geared for seniors at least 60 years young.  Tai Chi combines slow moving with deep breathing and is beneficial in increasing body strength, balance, and posture. Tai Chi can also help you reduce stress and increase relaxation.

This program is offered as part of the NYS Department of Health Older Adult Fall Prevention Program, and NUMC's Trauma & Injury Prevention Department.

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, September 24, 26; October 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31; November 7, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone beginning Monday, September 10th at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone beginning Monday, September 17th at 9:00am.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Join Marvin Berg RN for an 8-week Tai Chi for Arthritis program geared for seniors at least 60 years young.  Tai Chi combines slow moving with deep breathing and is beneficial in increasing body strength, balance, and posture. Tai Chi can also help you reduce stress and increase relaxation.

This program is offered as part of the NYS Department of Health Older Adult Fall Prevention Program, and NUMC's Trauma & Injury Prevention Department.

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, September 24, 26; October 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31; November 7, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone beginning Monday, September 10th at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone beginning Monday, September 17th at 9:00am.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Evening Tot Time

Children ages 18 months to 5 years-old will participate in songs, simple movement, hand manipulative toys, and create a craft with a caregiver.

Class Dates: September 24; October 1, 22, 29

A class fee of $12.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, September 10th 

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, September 17th

CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Children ages 18 months to 5 years-old will participate in songs, simple movement, hand manipulative toys, and create a craft with a caregiver.

Class Dates: September 24; October 1, 22, 29

A class fee of $12.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, September 10th 

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, September 17th

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


Tuesday October 23, 2018
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10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Crochet with Courtney

Learn to crochet! Each class will focus on a different crochet technique, from holding a hook and creating a chain to creating single and double crochet stitches and reading patterns. Please bring two skeins of worsted weight yarn and a "1" sized crochet hook.

Class dates: October 16, 23, 30, November 6.

Fee: $15, payable by check only.

WPL cardholder registration begins Tuesday, October 2 at 10:00.

Out of district registration begins Tuesday, October 9 at 10:00.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 6 spaces available.

Learn to crochet! Each class will focus on a different crochet technique, from holding a hook and creating a chain to creating single and double crochet stitches and reading patterns. Please bring two skeins of worsted weight yarn and a "1" sized crochet hook.

Class dates: October 16, 23, 30, November 6.

Fee: $15, payable by check only.

WPL cardholder registration begins Tuesday, October 2 at 10:00.

Out of district registration begins Tuesday, October 9 at 10:00.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 6 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Magic Al Show

All ages family event

Come join us for Magic Al's amazing Halloween themed magic and comedy show!

WPL registration begins Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Out of district registration begins Tuesday, October 16, 2018

CONTACT: Susan Finck  221-1200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

All ages family event

Come join us for Magic Al's amazing Halloween themed magic and comedy show!

WPL registration begins Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Out of district registration begins Tuesday, October 16, 2018

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  221.1200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
College Office at the Library

Get one-on-one help to complete your college applications from an experienced college advisor and guidance counselor.

No registration required

 

CONTACT: Jennifer McHugh  516-221-1200  jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Area

Get one-on-one help to complete your college applications from an experienced college advisor and guidance counselor.

No registration required

 

CONTACT:
  Jennifer McHugh
  516.221.1200
  jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Young Adult Area

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Preservation Society
CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Wednesday October 24, 2018
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Parent/Child Workshop

This is a five-week program that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 1-3 years time to play, relax, socailize and develop new skills.  Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session.  Infant and preschool siblings may attend with registered toddler.

Class dates: Wednesdays, September 26, October 3, 17, 24, 31

Wantagh Library cardholders may register online, in person, or by phone beginning Wednesday, September 5th

Out of district cardholders may register in person or by phone only beginning Wednesday, September 12th

CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
The registration period has ended.

This is a five-week program that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 1-3 years time to play, relax, socailize and develop new skills.  Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session.  Infant and preschool siblings may attend with registered toddler.

Class dates: Wednesdays, September 26, October 3, 17, 24, 31

Wantagh Library cardholders may register online, in person, or by phone beginning Wednesday, September 5th

Out of district cardholders may register in person or by phone only beginning Wednesday, September 12th

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

The registration period has ended.

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tai Chi for Seniors

Join Marvin Berg RN for an 8-week Tai Chi for Arthritis program geared for seniors at least 60 years young.  Tai Chi combines slow moving with deep breathing and is beneficial in increasing body strength, balance, and posture. Tai Chi can also help you reduce stress and increase relaxation.

This program is offered as part of the NYS Department of Health Older Adult Fall Prevention Program, and NUMC's Trauma & Injury Prevention Department.

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, September 24, 26; October 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31; November 7, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone beginning Monday, September 10th at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone beginning Monday, September 17th at 9:00am.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Join Marvin Berg RN for an 8-week Tai Chi for Arthritis program geared for seniors at least 60 years young.  Tai Chi combines slow moving with deep breathing and is beneficial in increasing body strength, balance, and posture. Tai Chi can also help you reduce stress and increase relaxation.

This program is offered as part of the NYS Department of Health Older Adult Fall Prevention Program, and NUMC's Trauma & Injury Prevention Department.

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, September 24, 26; October 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31; November 7, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone beginning Monday, September 10th at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone beginning Monday, September 17th at 9:00am.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
SAT Prep Course

Open to all students preparing for the SAT exam

Class dates: September 26, October 3, October 10, October 24, November 7, November 14

This 6-week SAT course teaches both strategies and content for the new SAT test. Students learn patterns of the test, time management and proper omitting techniques. The class will also include a full practice test and students will be provided with scores and personalized feedback. Students are asked to purchase the Official SAT Study Guide.

Fee: $80 per student. Checks only. Please make checks payable to: Laura LaVacca

Wantagh library cardholders may register in person beginning Wednesday, September 5

Out of district cardholders may register in person beginning Wednesday, September 12

CONTACT: Jennifer McHugh  516-221-1200  jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Open to all students preparing for the SAT exam

Class dates: September 26, October 3, October 10, October 24, November 7, November 14

This 6-week SAT course teaches both strategies and content for the new SAT test. Students learn patterns of the test, time management and proper omitting techniques. The class will also include a full practice test and students will be provided with scores and personalized feedback. Students are asked to purchase the Official SAT Study Guide.

Fee: $80 per student. Checks only. Please make checks payable to: Laura LaVacca

Wantagh library cardholders may register in person beginning Wednesday, September 5

Out of district cardholders may register in person beginning Wednesday, September 12

CONTACT:
  Jennifer McHugh
  516.221.1200
  jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
DIY Wednesday

Grades 4-9

Use glow in the dark paint to decorate a cool and spooky glowing pumpkin for Halloween.

Wantagh library cardholders may register online, by phone or in person beginning Wednesday, October 10

Out of district cardholders may register by phone or in person beginning Wednesday, October 17

CONTACT: Jennifer McHugh  516-221-1200  jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Area
There are 4 spaces available.

Grades 4-9

Use glow in the dark paint to decorate a cool and spooky glowing pumpkin for Halloween.

Wantagh library cardholders may register online, by phone or in person beginning Wednesday, October 10

Out of district cardholders may register by phone or in person beginning Wednesday, October 17

CONTACT:
  Jennifer McHugh
  516.221.1200
  jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Young Adult Area

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Camera Club

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Thursday October 25, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Halloween Storytime

Ages 2-6 and a caregiver

Enjoy some not so spooky stories and make your own Halloween themed craft!

WPL registration begins Thursday, October 11th

Out of district registration begins Thursday, October 18th

CONTACT: Susan Finck  221-1200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 2 spaces available.

Ages 2-6 and a caregiver

Enjoy some not so spooky stories and make your own Halloween themed craft!

WPL registration begins Thursday, October 11th

Out of district registration begins Thursday, October 18th

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  221.1200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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1:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Baby & Me

Babies ages 4-12 months and caregivers can play and sing together with Molly Mouse.

Class Dates:  October 18, 25 November 1, 8, 15

Program fee: $10.00.  Payable by check only made out to Wantagh Public Library.

In person registration only!

Wantagh Cardholder registration begins: Thursday, October 4

Out of District cardholders may register: Thursday, October 11

CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Babies ages 4-12 months and caregivers can play and sing together with Molly Mouse.

Class Dates:  October 18, 25 November 1, 8, 15

Program fee: $10.00.  Payable by check only made out to Wantagh Public Library.

In person registration only!

Wantagh Cardholder registration begins: Thursday, October 4

Out of District cardholders may register: Thursday, October 11

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Toddler & Me

Ages: 13-24 months

Class Dates: October 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15

This program incorporates fine and gross motor skill activities, nursery rhymes, books, rhythm sticks, dancing, parades and more. Come and play and sing along with Molly Mouse

A class fee of $10.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 4th beginning at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 11th beginning at 9:00am

CONTACT: Susan Finck  516-221-1200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

Ages: 13-24 months

Class Dates: October 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15

This program incorporates fine and gross motor skill activities, nursery rhymes, books, rhythm sticks, dancing, parades and more. Come and play and sing along with Molly Mouse

A class fee of $10.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 4th beginning at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 11th beginning at 9:00am

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  516.221.1200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org


 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Zumba with Desiree

Come to get a taste of Zumba with certified instructor Desiree Durand. Zumba combines Latin and international music with dynamic, yet simple exercise moves and help the body to effectively burn calories, effectively tone all muscle groups, incorporate full range of motion, and improve the cardiovascular system.

Class dates: September 13, 20, 27; October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1

A class fee of $44 is payable by check only at the time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Thursday, August 30 at 9:00.

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, September 6 at 9:00.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Come to get a taste of Zumba with certified instructor Desiree Durand. Zumba combines Latin and international music with dynamic, yet simple exercise moves and help the body to effectively burn calories, effectively tone all muscle groups, incorporate full range of motion, and improve the cardiovascular system.

Class dates: September 13, 20, 27; October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1

A class fee of $44 is payable by check only at the time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Thursday, August 30 at 9:00.

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, September 6 at 9:00.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Garden Club

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT: Lorraine Loughlin  516 781-5019  rlkjb@optonline.net
LOCATION: Community Room

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT:
  Lorraine Loughlin
  516 781.5019
  rlkjb@optonline.net 

LOCATION: Community Room

Friday October 26, 2018
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Meditation with Ariel

Join us for this introduction to meditation with Ariel.  Studies on the benefits of meditation show that it helps to lower blood pressure, improves blood circulation, lowers heart rate and helps to create a feeling of overall well-being.  

Class Dates: October 5, 12, 19, 26

There is a $5 fee for this class paid by check only which should be made payable to Eduardo Alvear.

Wantagh cardholders may register in person only beginning Friday, September 21, 2018 at 9am.  

Out of district cardholders may register in person only beginning Friday, September 28, 2018 at 9am.

 

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 26 spaces available.

Join us for this introduction to meditation with Ariel.  Studies on the benefits of meditation show that it helps to lower blood pressure, improves blood circulation, lowers heart rate and helps to create a feeling of overall well-being.  

Class Dates: October 5, 12, 19, 26

There is a $5 fee for this class paid by check only which should be made payable to Eduardo Alvear.

Wantagh cardholders may register in person only beginning Friday, September 21, 2018 at 9am.  

Out of district cardholders may register in person only beginning Friday, September 28, 2018 at 9am.

 

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 26 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Lego Club

Grades K-5

Build and design using Legos!  Bring your imagination and share your ideas during this creative session filled with challenges and unstructured time to plan and collaborate!

WPL registration begins Friday, October 5th

Out of district registration begins Friday, October 12th

CONTACT: Susan Finck  221-1200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
There are 5 spaces available.

Grades K-5

Build and design using Legos!  Bring your imagination and share your ideas during this creative session filled with challenges and unstructured time to plan and collaborate!

WPL registration begins Friday, October 5th

Out of district registration begins Friday, October 12th

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  221.1200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

There are 5 spaces available.

Saturday October 27, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Craft Corner

Ages 3 and up

Stop by the Children's Department to design your own Fall themed craft while supplies last.

Make a Q-Tip Skeleton!

CONTACT: Susan Finck  221-1200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Ages 3 and up

Stop by the Children's Department to design your own Fall themed craft while supplies last.

Make a Q-Tip Skeleton!

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  221.1200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn to Play Mahjong

Learn to play Mahjongg. Join instructor Jacqui Palatnik to learn the game that has fascinated people for so many years with its strategies, sequences, and combinations. This class will introduce you to the tiles and basic moves of this ancient game. Bring your friends or come alone and make new ones.

Class Dates:  October 20, 27; November 3

Wantagh Library cardholder registration begins Monday, October 1.

Out of district cardholder registration begins Monday, October 8.

Patron fee: $10

 

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 17 spaces available.

Learn to play Mahjongg. Join instructor Jacqui Palatnik to learn the game that has fascinated people for so many years with its strategies, sequences, and combinations. This class will introduce you to the tiles and basic moves of this ancient game. Bring your friends or come alone and make new ones.

Class Dates:  October 20, 27; November 3

Wantagh Library cardholder registration begins Monday, October 1.

Out of district cardholder registration begins Monday, October 8.

Patron fee: $10

 

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 17 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Stem Storytime

For children in grades 1 - 3

Explore scientific concepts through stories and fun experiements! 

*Please wear clothing you do not mind your child getting messy.

Registration for Wantagh card holders begins Saturday, October 13

Registration for out of district card holders begins Saturday, Octobber 20

CONTACT: Erin DeMarco  5162211200  edemarco@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
There are 11 spaces available.

For children in grades 1 - 3

Explore scientific concepts through stories and fun experiements! 

*Please wear clothing you do not mind your child getting messy.

Registration for Wantagh card holders begins Saturday, October 13

Registration for out of district card holders begins Saturday, Octobber 20

CONTACT:
  Erin DeMarco
  5162211200
  edemarco@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

There are 11 spaces available.

Monday October 29, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Strength, Flexibility & Balance

Instructor Barbara Gilmartin will lead the class through basic exercises using stretch bands.  Participants will build muscles surrounding the joints while working on their coordination.

Class dates: October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 2018.

A class fee of $20.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Monday, September 17 at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders: Monday, September 24 at 9:00am.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Instructor Barbara Gilmartin will lead the class through basic exercises using stretch bands.  Participants will build muscles surrounding the joints while working on their coordination.

Class dates: October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 2018.

A class fee of $20.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Monday, September 17 at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders: Monday, September 24 at 9:00am.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tai Chi for Seniors

Join Marvin Berg RN for an 8-week Tai Chi for Arthritis program geared for seniors at least 60 years young.  Tai Chi combines slow moving with deep breathing and is beneficial in increasing body strength, balance, and posture. Tai Chi can also help you reduce stress and increase relaxation.

This program is offered as part of the NYS Department of Health Older Adult Fall Prevention Program, and NUMC's Trauma & Injury Prevention Department.

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, September 24, 26; October 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31; November 7, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone beginning Monday, September 10th at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone beginning Monday, September 17th at 9:00am.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Join Marvin Berg RN for an 8-week Tai Chi for Arthritis program geared for seniors at least 60 years young.  Tai Chi combines slow moving with deep breathing and is beneficial in increasing body strength, balance, and posture. Tai Chi can also help you reduce stress and increase relaxation.

This program is offered as part of the NYS Department of Health Older Adult Fall Prevention Program, and NUMC's Trauma & Injury Prevention Department.

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, September 24, 26; October 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31; November 7, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone beginning Monday, September 10th at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone beginning Monday, September 17th at 9:00am.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Medicare Made Easy

This seminar led by Marie Cantone is designed to take the confusion out of all the options available so you are able to make choices that are right for you.  We will review the basics of Medicare, supplementary insurance, advantage plans, prescription drug plans, "donut" hole eligibility requirements and enrollment windows.  Because there area often changes in pland and pricing, we will review the must know issues.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 57 spaces available.

This seminar led by Marie Cantone is designed to take the confusion out of all the options available so you are able to make choices that are right for you.  We will review the basics of Medicare, supplementary insurance, advantage plans, prescription drug plans, "donut" hole eligibility requirements and enrollment windows.  Because there area often changes in pland and pricing, we will review the must know issues.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 57 spaces available.

 
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6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Evening Tot Time

Children ages 18 months to 5 years-old will participate in songs, simple movement, hand manipulative toys, and create a craft with a caregiver.

Class Dates: September 24; October 1, 22, 29

A class fee of $12.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, September 10th 

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, September 17th

CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Children ages 18 months to 5 years-old will participate in songs, simple movement, hand manipulative toys, and create a craft with a caregiver.

Class Dates: September 24; October 1, 22, 29

A class fee of $12.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, September 10th 

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, September 17th

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


Tuesday October 30, 2018
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10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Crochet with Courtney

Learn to crochet! Each class will focus on a different crochet technique, from holding a hook and creating a chain to creating single and double crochet stitches and reading patterns. Please bring two skeins of worsted weight yarn and a "1" sized crochet hook.

Class dates: October 16, 23, 30, November 6.

Fee: $15, payable by check only.

WPL cardholder registration begins Tuesday, October 2 at 10:00.

Out of district registration begins Tuesday, October 9 at 10:00.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 6 spaces available.

Learn to crochet! Each class will focus on a different crochet technique, from holding a hook and creating a chain to creating single and double crochet stitches and reading patterns. Please bring two skeins of worsted weight yarn and a "1" sized crochet hook.

Class dates: October 16, 23, 30, November 6.

Fee: $15, payable by check only.

WPL cardholder registration begins Tuesday, October 2 at 10:00.

Out of district registration begins Tuesday, October 9 at 10:00.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 6 spaces available.

 
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11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Seniorobics

This is a program of strengthening exercises for older adults designed for the special needs and limitations of the over 55 age group, facilitated by Marilyn Bunger.

Class dates: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18.

$45.00 payable by check only at the time of registration.

In person registration only.

Registration is ongoing.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

This is a program of strengthening exercises for older adults designed for the special needs and limitations of the over 55 age group, facilitated by Marilyn Bunger.

Class dates: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18.

$45.00 payable by check only at the time of registration.

In person registration only.

Registration is ongoing.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Simply Stronger

Led by fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger, this is a program of strengthening exercises for older adults. It is designed to slow bone loss and improve posture, build muscular strength and provide important health benefits safely. Please bring bands, 10" rubber ball, and 2 unopened soup cans.

Class dates: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18.

$45.00 payable by check only at the time of registration.

In person registration only.

Registration is ongoing.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Led by fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger, this is a program of strengthening exercises for older adults. It is designed to slow bone loss and improve posture, build muscular strength and provide important health benefits safely. Please bring bands, 10" rubber ball, and 2 unopened soup cans.

Class dates: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18.

$45.00 payable by check only at the time of registration.

In person registration only.

Registration is ongoing.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Library Trick or Treat & Stories

All ages welcome

Families are invited to come to the library in costume and listen to some "not so scary stories" read by volunteers from the Wantagh Retired Teachers United.  After stories, your welcome to visit each department in search of games and prizes!  There will also be crafts and activity packets available in the Children's Room.

WPL registation begins Tuesday, October 16th

Out of district registration begins Tuesday, October 23rd

CONTACT: Susan Finck  516-221-1200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 17 spaces available.

All ages welcome

Families are invited to come to the library in costume and listen to some "not so scary stories" read by volunteers from the Wantagh Retired Teachers United.  After stories, your welcome to visit each department in search of games and prizes!  There will also be crafts and activity packets available in the Children's Room.

WPL registation begins Tuesday, October 16th

Out of district registration begins Tuesday, October 23rd

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  516.221.1200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 17 spaces available.

Wednesday October 31, 2018
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Parent/Child Workshop

This is a five-week program that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 1-3 years time to play, relax, socailize and develop new skills.  Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session.  Infant and preschool siblings may attend with registered toddler.

Class dates: Wednesdays, September 26, October 3, 17, 24, 31

Wantagh Library cardholders may register online, in person, or by phone beginning Wednesday, September 5th

Out of district cardholders may register in person or by phone only beginning Wednesday, September 12th

CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
The registration period has ended.

This is a five-week program that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 1-3 years time to play, relax, socailize and develop new skills.  Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session.  Infant and preschool siblings may attend with registered toddler.

Class dates: Wednesdays, September 26, October 3, 17, 24, 31

Wantagh Library cardholders may register online, in person, or by phone beginning Wednesday, September 5th

Out of district cardholders may register in person or by phone only beginning Wednesday, September 12th

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

The registration period has ended.

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tai Chi for Seniors

Join Marvin Berg RN for an 8-week Tai Chi for Arthritis program geared for seniors at least 60 years young.  Tai Chi combines slow moving with deep breathing and is beneficial in increasing body strength, balance, and posture. Tai Chi can also help you reduce stress and increase relaxation.

This program is offered as part of the NYS Department of Health Older Adult Fall Prevention Program, and NUMC's Trauma & Injury Prevention Department.

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, September 24, 26; October 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31; November 7, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone beginning Monday, September 10th at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone beginning Monday, September 17th at 9:00am.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Join Marvin Berg RN for an 8-week Tai Chi for Arthritis program geared for seniors at least 60 years young.  Tai Chi combines slow moving with deep breathing and is beneficial in increasing body strength, balance, and posture. Tai Chi can also help you reduce stress and increase relaxation.

This program is offered as part of the NYS Department of Health Older Adult Fall Prevention Program, and NUMC's Trauma & Injury Prevention Department.

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, September 24, 26; October 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31; November 7, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone beginning Monday, September 10th at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone beginning Monday, September 17th at 9:00am.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


Thursday November 1, 2018
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1:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Baby & Me

Babies ages 4-12 months and caregivers can play and sing together with Molly Mouse.

Class Dates:  October 18, 25 November 1, 8, 15

Program fee: $10.00.  Payable by check only made out to Wantagh Public Library.

In person registration only!

Wantagh Cardholder registration begins: Thursday, October 4 beginning at 9:00 am

Out of District cardholders may register: Thursday, October 11 beginning at 9:00 am

CONTACT: Susan Finck  516-221-1200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Babies ages 4-12 months and caregivers can play and sing together with Molly Mouse.

Class Dates:  October 18, 25 November 1, 8, 15

Program fee: $10.00.  Payable by check only made out to Wantagh Public Library.

In person registration only!

Wantagh Cardholder registration begins: Thursday, October 4 beginning at 9:00 am

Out of District cardholders may register: Thursday, October 11 beginning at 9:00 am

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  516.221.1200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Toddler & Me

Ages: 13-24 months

Class Dates: October 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15

This program incorporates fine and gross motor skill activities, nursery rhymes, books, rhythm sticks, dancing, parades and more. Come and play and sing along with Molly Mouse

A class fee of $10.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 4th beginning at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 11th beginning at 9:00am

CONTACT: Susan Finck  516-221-1200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

Ages: 13-24 months

Class Dates: October 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15

This program incorporates fine and gross motor skill activities, nursery rhymes, books, rhythm sticks, dancing, parades and more. Come and play and sing along with Molly Mouse

A class fee of $10.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 4th beginning at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 11th beginning at 9:00am

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  516.221.1200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org


 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Zumba with Desiree

Come to get a taste of Zumba with certified instructor Desiree Durand. Zumba combines Latin and international music with dynamic, yet simple exercise moves and help the body to effectively burn calories, effectively tone all muscle groups, incorporate full range of motion, and improve the cardiovascular system.

Class dates: September 13, 20, 27; October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1

A class fee of $44 is payable by check only at the time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Thursday, August 30 at 9:00.

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, September 6 at 9:00.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Come to get a taste of Zumba with certified instructor Desiree Durand. Zumba combines Latin and international music with dynamic, yet simple exercise moves and help the body to effectively burn calories, effectively tone all muscle groups, incorporate full range of motion, and improve the cardiovascular system.

Class dates: September 13, 20, 27; October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1

A class fee of $44 is payable by check only at the time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Thursday, August 30 at 9:00.

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, September 6 at 9:00.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Ahava-Machar Chapter of Hadassah

meeting with a speaker

CONTACT: Debbie Kupperberg  516 826 -7587  dkupperberg@verizon.net

meeting with a speaker

CONTACT:
  Debbie Kupperberg
  516 826 .7587
  dkupperberg@verizon.net

Friday November 2, 2018
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Intermediate Watercolor with Ninon

This is a three class series, led by Ninon Riccio that is designed to take students to the next level of watercolor painting.  It is ideal for anyone who has worked in watercolor and is looking to expand their technique and knowledge.  Please bring paints, water trough, large cotton towel, watercolor paper, brushes, and a water spray bottle to class with you. This is a long class so feel free to bring a snack and/or beverage.

Class dates: November 2, 9, & 16.

Cost is $10 per person, check only.

Registration for WPL cardholders begins Friday, October 19

Out of district registration begins Friday, October 26

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

This is a three class series, led by Ninon Riccio that is designed to take students to the next level of watercolor painting.  It is ideal for anyone who has worked in watercolor and is looking to expand their technique and knowledge.  Please bring paints, water trough, large cotton towel, watercolor paper, brushes, and a water spray bottle to class with you. This is a long class so feel free to bring a snack and/or beverage.

Class dates: November 2, 9, & 16.

Cost is $10 per person, check only.

Registration for WPL cardholders begins Friday, October 19

Out of district registration begins Friday, October 26

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Let's Learn to Sign

Sign language is a great way to jumpstart communication, reduce frustration, and develop literacy skills for your little one!

Birth to 5 years with a caregiver.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register in person, online, or by phone beginning Friday, October 19th

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone only beginning Friday, October 26th

CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 19 spaces available.

Sign language is a great way to jumpstart communication, reduce frustration, and develop literacy skills for your little one!

Birth to 5 years with a caregiver.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register in person, online, or by phone beginning Friday, October 19th

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone only beginning Friday, October 26th

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 19 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Chess Club

Learn how to play beginner chess and play against other children with varied experience levels.

Registration open to everyone Friday, October 5th

Wantagh cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone.  Out of district cardholders must call or stop by.

CONTACT: Jack Leone  5162211200  Jleone@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are many spaces available.

Learn how to play beginner chess and play against other children with varied experience levels.

Registration open to everyone Friday, October 5th

Wantagh cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone.  Out of district cardholders must call or stop by.

CONTACT:
  Jack Leone
  5162211200
  Jleone@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are many spaces available.

Saturday November 3, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Craft Corner

Ages: Children ages 3 and up with a caregiver

Stop by each week to make a craft with a Wantagh buddy, while supplies last! 
This week make a festive fall wreath!

CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Ages: Children ages 3 and up with a caregiver

Stop by each week to make a craft with a Wantagh buddy, while supplies last! 
This week make a festive fall wreath!

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn to Play Mahjong

Learn to play Mahjongg. Join instructor Jacqui Palatnik to learn the game that has fascinated people for so many years with its strategies, sequences, and combinations. This class will introduce you to the tiles and basic moves of this ancient game. Bring your friends or come alone and make new ones.

Class Dates:  October 20, 27; November 3

Wantagh Library cardholder registration begins Monday, October 1.

Out of district cardholder registration begins Monday, October 8.

Patron fee: $10

 

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 17 spaces available.

Learn to play Mahjongg. Join instructor Jacqui Palatnik to learn the game that has fascinated people for so many years with its strategies, sequences, and combinations. This class will introduce you to the tiles and basic moves of this ancient game. Bring your friends or come alone and make new ones.

Class Dates:  October 20, 27; November 3

Wantagh Library cardholder registration begins Monday, October 1.

Out of district cardholder registration begins Monday, October 8.

Patron fee: $10

 

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 17 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Memories & Music of Leonard Bernstein

Pianist, Dr. Leonard Lehrman, a protégé of Leonard Bernstein will be giving a lecture on Bernstein that will include numerous unpublished and unrecorded works by and about Bernstein. Also included will be an original work by Leonard Lehrman entitled "Every Boy Should Have a Jewish Mother."

Wantagh Public Library cardholders may register online, by phone or in person beginning Friday, October 19 at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders may register by phone or in person beginning Friday, October 26 at 9:00am.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

Pianist, Dr. Leonard Lehrman, a protégé of Leonard Bernstein will be giving a lecture on Bernstein that will include numerous unpublished and unrecorded works by and about Bernstein. Also included will be an original work by Leonard Lehrman entitled "Every Boy Should Have a Jewish Mother."

Wantagh Public Library cardholders may register online, by phone or in person beginning Friday, October 19 at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders may register by phone or in person beginning Friday, October 26 at 9:00am.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Registration will begin on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

Monday November 5, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Strength, Flexibility & Balance

Instructor Barbara Gilmartin will lead the class through basic exercises using stretch bands.  Participants will build muscles surrounding the joints while working on their coordination.

Class dates: October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 2018.

A class fee of $20.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Monday, September 17 at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders: Monday, September 24 at 9:00am.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Instructor Barbara Gilmartin will lead the class through basic exercises using stretch bands.  Participants will build muscles surrounding the joints while working on their coordination.

Class dates: October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 2018.

A class fee of $20.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Monday, September 17 at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders: Monday, September 24 at 9:00am.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wantagh Retired Teachers
CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thank a Veteran Craft

Grades 6-12

Teens will decorate a plaque with paper and markers that will be given to a veteran. Teens will receive one hour of community service for participating.

 

CONTACT: Jennifer  221-1200  jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Grades 6-12

Teens will decorate a plaque with paper and markers that will be given to a veteran. Teens will receive one hour of community service for participating.

 

CONTACT:
  Jennifer
  221.1200
  jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 20 spaces available.

 
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6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Evening Tot Time

Children ages 18 months to 5 years-old will participate in songs, simple movement, hand manipulative toys, and create a craft with a caregiver.

Class Dates: November 5, 26; December 3, 10

A class fee of $20.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 29th 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, November 5th at 9:00am

CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

Children ages 18 months to 5 years-old will participate in songs, simple movement, hand manipulative toys, and create a craft with a caregiver.

Class Dates: November 5, 26; December 3, 10

A class fee of $20.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 29th 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, November 5th at 9:00am

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org


Tuesday November 6, 2018
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10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Crochet with Courtney

Learn to crochet! Each class will focus on a different crochet technique, from holding a hook and creating a chain to creating single and double crochet stitches and reading patterns. Please bring two skeins of worsted weight yarn and a "1" sized crochet hook.

Class dates: October 16, 23, 30, November 6.

Fee: $15, payable by check only.

WPL cardholder registration begins Tuesday, October 2 at 10:00.

Out of district registration begins Tuesday, October 9 at 10:00.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 6 spaces available.

Learn to crochet! Each class will focus on a different crochet technique, from holding a hook and creating a chain to creating single and double crochet stitches and reading patterns. Please bring two skeins of worsted weight yarn and a "1" sized crochet hook.

Class dates: October 16, 23, 30, November 6.

Fee: $15, payable by check only.

WPL cardholder registration begins Tuesday, October 2 at 10:00.

Out of district registration begins Tuesday, October 9 at 10:00.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 6 spaces available.

 
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11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Seniorobics

This is a program of strengthening exercises for older adults designed for the special needs and limitations of the over 55 age group, facilitated by Marilyn Bunger.

Class dates: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18.

$45.00 payable by check only at the time of registration.

In person registration only.

Registration is ongoing.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

This is a program of strengthening exercises for older adults designed for the special needs and limitations of the over 55 age group, facilitated by Marilyn Bunger.

Class dates: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18.

$45.00 payable by check only at the time of registration.

In person registration only.

Registration is ongoing.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Simply Stronger

Led by fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger, this is a program of strengthening exercises for older adults. It is designed to slow bone loss and improve posture, build muscular strength and provide important health benefits safely. Please bring bands, 10" rubber ball, and 2 unopened soup cans.

Class dates: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18.

$45.00 payable by check only at the time of registration.

In person registration only.

Registration is ongoing.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Led by fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger, this is a program of strengthening exercises for older adults. It is designed to slow bone loss and improve posture, build muscular strength and provide important health benefits safely. Please bring bands, 10" rubber ball, and 2 unopened soup cans.

Class dates: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18.

$45.00 payable by check only at the time of registration.

In person registration only.

Registration is ongoing.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Imagination Station

Let your child's imagination guide them through this fun session of unstructured creativity.  We will have Play-Doh, building bricks, and STEM based activities around the room for them to explore.

No registration required.

Ages 2-6

CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Let your child's imagination guide them through this fun session of unstructured creativity.  We will have Play-Doh, building bricks, and STEM based activities around the room for them to explore.

No registration required.

Ages 2-6

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Yoga with Jessica

Join local resident and Vinyasa Flow instructor Jessica Giordano to learn some basic Yoga poses.

Class Dates: November 6, 20, December 4, 11, 18.

A class fee of $40.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

In person registration only.

Wantagh Library cardholder registration begins Tuesday, October 23 at 10:00am.

Out of district cardholder registration begins Tuesday, October 30 at 10:00am.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

Join local resident and Vinyasa Flow instructor Jessica Giordano to learn some basic Yoga poses.

Class Dates: November 6, 20, December 4, 11, 18.

A class fee of $40.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

In person registration only.

Wantagh Library cardholder registration begins Tuesday, October 23 at 10:00am.

Out of district cardholder registration begins Tuesday, October 30 at 10:00am.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

Wednesday November 7, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Town of Hempstead Senior ID Program

The Town of Hempstead will be available to register patrons for a Senior Identification Card.  The Senior ID card can be useful during medical emergencies, and may also serve as a non-driving form of identification for senior discounts.  For more information regarding Senior ID's please call 516-489-5000.

Pre-registration is not required.  Services are done on a first come first served basis.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Adult Area

The Town of Hempstead will be available to register patrons for a Senior Identification Card.  The Senior ID card can be useful during medical emergencies, and may also serve as a non-driving form of identification for senior discounts.  For more information regarding Senior ID's please call 516-489-5000.

Pre-registration is not required.  Services are done on a first come first served basis.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Adult Area

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tai Chi for Seniors

Join Marvin Berg RN for an 8-week Tai Chi for Arthritis program geared for seniors at least 60 years young.  Tai Chi combines slow moving with deep breathing and is beneficial in increasing body strength, balance, and posture. Tai Chi can also help you reduce stress and increase relaxation.

This program is offered as part of the NYS Department of Health Older Adult Fall Prevention Program, and NUMC's Trauma & Injury Prevention Department.

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, September 24, 26; October 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31; November 7, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone beginning Monday, September 10th at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone beginning Monday, September 17th at 9:00am.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Join Marvin Berg RN for an 8-week Tai Chi for Arthritis program geared for seniors at least 60 years young.  Tai Chi combines slow moving with deep breathing and is beneficial in increasing body strength, balance, and posture. Tai Chi can also help you reduce stress and increase relaxation.

This program is offered as part of the NYS Department of Health Older Adult Fall Prevention Program, and NUMC's Trauma & Injury Prevention Department.

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, September 24, 26; October 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31; November 7, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone beginning Monday, September 10th at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone beginning Monday, September 17th at 9:00am.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Lego Club

Build and design using Legos! Bring your imagination and share your ideas during this creative session filled with challenges and unstructured time to plan and collaborate!

Grades K-5

Registration for all patrons: Wednesday, October 24th

Wantagh cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone.

Out of district cardholders can register by calling or stopping by.

CONTACT: Carly Cucci  5162211200  ccucci@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Build and design using Legos! Bring your imagination and share your ideas during this creative session filled with challenges and unstructured time to plan and collaborate!

Grades K-5

Registration for all patrons: Wednesday, October 24th

Wantagh cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone.

Out of district cardholders can register by calling or stopping by.

CONTACT:
  Carly Cucci
  5162211200
  ccucci@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
SAT Prep Course

Open to all students preparing for the SAT exam

Class dates: September 26, October 3, October 10, October 24, November 7, November 14

This 6-week SAT course teaches both strategies and content for the new SAT test. Students learn patterns of the test, time management and proper omitting techniques. The class will also include a full practice test and students will be provided with scores and personalized feedback. Students are asked to purchase the Official SAT Study Guide.

Fee: $80 per student. Checks only. Please make checks payable to: Laura LaVacca

Wantagh library cardholders may register in person beginning Wednesday, September 5

Out of district cardholders may register in person beginning Wednesday, September 12

CONTACT: Jennifer McHugh  516-221-1200  jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Open to all students preparing for the SAT exam

Class dates: September 26, October 3, October 10, October 24, November 7, November 14

This 6-week SAT course teaches both strategies and content for the new SAT test. Students learn patterns of the test, time management and proper omitting techniques. The class will also include a full practice test and students will be provided with scores and personalized feedback. Students are asked to purchase the Official SAT Study Guide.

Fee: $80 per student. Checks only. Please make checks payable to: Laura LaVacca

Wantagh library cardholders may register in person beginning Wednesday, September 5

Out of district cardholders may register in person beginning Wednesday, September 12

CONTACT:
  Jennifer McHugh
  516.221.1200
  jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
TAB (Teen Advisory Board)
CONTACT: Jennifer McHugh  516-221-1200  Jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Area
There are many spaces available.
CONTACT:
  Jennifer McHugh
  516.221.1200
  Jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Young Adult Area

There are many spaces available.

Thursday November 8, 2018
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10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Tot Time

Children ages 18 months to 5 years-old will participate in songs, simple movement, hand manipulative toys, and create a craft with a caregiver.

Class Dates: November 8, 15, 29; December 6, 13

A class fee of $15.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 11th at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 18th at 9:00am

LOCATION: Community Room

Children ages 18 months to 5 years-old will participate in songs, simple movement, hand manipulative toys, and create a craft with a caregiver.

Class Dates: November 8, 15, 29; December 6, 13

A class fee of $15.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 11th at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 18th at 9:00am

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tot Time

Children ages 18 months to 5 years-old will participate in songs, simple movement, hand manipulative toys, and create a craft with a caregiver.

Class Dates: November 8, 15, 29; December 6, 13

A class fee of $15.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 11th at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 18th at 9:00am

LOCATION: Community Room

Children ages 18 months to 5 years-old will participate in songs, simple movement, hand manipulative toys, and create a craft with a caregiver.

Class Dates: November 8, 15, 29; December 6, 13

A class fee of $15.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 11th at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 18th at 9:00am

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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1:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Baby & Me

Babies ages 4-12 months and caregivers can play and sing together with Molly Mouse.

Class Dates:  October 18, 25 November 1, 8, 15

Program fee: $10.00.  Payable by check only made out to Wantagh Public Library.

In person registration only!

Wantagh Cardholder registration begins: Thursday, October 4 beginning at 9:00 am

Out of District cardholders may register: Thursday, October 11 beginning at 9:00 am

CONTACT: Susan Finck  516-221-1200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Babies ages 4-12 months and caregivers can play and sing together with Molly Mouse.

Class Dates:  October 18, 25 November 1, 8, 15

Program fee: $10.00.  Payable by check only made out to Wantagh Public Library.

In person registration only!

Wantagh Cardholder registration begins: Thursday, October 4 beginning at 9:00 am

Out of District cardholders may register: Thursday, October 11 beginning at 9:00 am

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  516.221.1200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Toddler & Me

Ages: 13-24 months

Class Dates: October 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15

This program incorporates fine and gross motor skill activities, nursery rhymes, books, rhythm sticks, dancing, parades and more. Come and play and sing along with Molly Mouse

A class fee of $10.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 4th beginning at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 11th beginning at 9:00am

CONTACT: Susan Finck  516-221-1200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

Ages: 13-24 months

Class Dates: October 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15

This program incorporates fine and gross motor skill activities, nursery rhymes, books, rhythm sticks, dancing, parades and more. Come and play and sing along with Molly Mouse

A class fee of $10.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 4th beginning at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 11th beginning at 9:00am

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  516.221.1200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org


 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Grow Your Small Business with Social Media

This program is for people who already have a business and others who are starting a business. Topics included: a review of 5 most popular social media networks, the benefits of using each social media network, how other businesses are using social media, how to tell which networks are right for your business, what kind of content to create and post, how to tell if content is working and why social media and email marketing must be used together.

Wantagh library cardholder registration begins Thursday, October 25, 2018.

Out of District library cardholder registration begins Thursday, November 1, 2018.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

This program is for people who already have a business and others who are starting a business. Topics included: a review of 5 most popular social media networks, the benefits of using each social media network, how other businesses are using social media, how to tell which networks are right for your business, what kind of content to create and post, how to tell if content is working and why social media and email marketing must be used together.

Wantagh library cardholder registration begins Thursday, October 25, 2018.

Out of District library cardholder registration begins Thursday, November 1, 2018.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Registration will begin on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

Friday November 9, 2018
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Intermediate Watercolor with Ninon

This is a three class series, led by Ninon Riccio that is designed to take students to the next level of watercolor painting.  It is ideal for anyone who has worked in watercolor and is looking to expand their technique and knowledge.  Please bring paints, water trough, large cotton towel, watercolor paper, brushes, and a water spray bottle to class with you. This is a long class so feel free to bring a snack and/or beverage.

Class dates: November 2, 9, & 16.

Cost is $10 per person, check only.

Registration for WPL cardholders begins Friday, October 19

Out of district registration begins Friday, October 26

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

This is a three class series, led by Ninon Riccio that is designed to take students to the next level of watercolor painting.  It is ideal for anyone who has worked in watercolor and is looking to expand their technique and knowledge.  Please bring paints, water trough, large cotton towel, watercolor paper, brushes, and a water spray bottle to class with you. This is a long class so feel free to bring a snack and/or beverage.

Class dates: November 2, 9, & 16.

Cost is $10 per person, check only.

Registration for WPL cardholders begins Friday, October 19

Out of district registration begins Friday, October 26

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Medicaid Enrollment Assistance for the Aged, Blind & Disabled

Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council will have facilitated enrollers trained by NY State Department of Health to assist the aged, blind and disabled populations enroll into the following programs: Medicaid, Medicaid Buy-In for Working People with Disabilities (MBI-WPD), Medicaid Spend-down, Medicaid Savings (MSP), and Medicaid for Institutional Care in a nursing home. For more information, please call the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council at 631-435-3000.

LOCATION: Adult Area

Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council will have facilitated enrollers trained by NY State Department of Health to assist the aged, blind and disabled populations enroll into the following programs: Medicaid, Medicaid Buy-In for Working People with Disabilities (MBI-WPD), Medicaid Spend-down, Medicaid Savings (MSP), and Medicaid for Institutional Care in a nursing home. For more information, please call the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council at 631-435-3000.

LOCATION: Adult Area

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Chapter Chat

For children in Grades 3 - 5

Chapter Chat is our elementary school book discussion group. Read the book, then join us for a discussion, activity, and a snack. 

Creature of the Pines by Adam Gidwitz

Don't forget to pick up the book at the children's desk after you register! 

Registration for Wantagh card holders begins Friday, October 12

Registration for out of district card holders begins Friday, October 1

CONTACT: Erin DeMarco  5162211200  edemarco@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 10 spaces available.

For children in Grades 3 - 5

Chapter Chat is our elementary school book discussion group. Read the book, then join us for a discussion, activity, and a snack. 

Creature of the Pines by Adam Gidwitz

Don't forget to pick up the book at the children's desk after you register! 

Registration for Wantagh card holders begins Friday, October 12

Registration for out of district card holders begins Friday, October 1

CONTACT:
  Erin DeMarco
  5162211200
  edemarco@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Radio Club

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Saturday November 10, 2018
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Special Needs/Autism Friendly Music Workshop

Ages:4-10 with a caregiver

Help Hope and The Smiles Foundation will be hosting a special needs/autism friendly Music Workshop.  Participants are invited to visit different stations that will encourage students to experience the fun of making music, singing along or just enjoying sounds!  Siblings are welcome to join in on the fun.

WPL Registration begins Saturday, October 27th

Out of district registration begins Saturday, November 3rd

Limit 15 students

CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

Ages:4-10 with a caregiver

Help Hope and The Smiles Foundation will be hosting a special needs/autism friendly Music Workshop.  Participants are invited to visit different stations that will encourage students to experience the fun of making music, singing along or just enjoying sounds!  Siblings are welcome to join in on the fun.

WPL Registration begins Saturday, October 27th

Out of district registration begins Saturday, November 3rd

Limit 15 students

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Registration will begin on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Craft Corner

Ages: Children ages 3 and up with a caregiver

Stop by each week to make a craft with a Wantagh buddy, while supplies last! 
This week make an ice cream stick scarecrow.

CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Ages: Children ages 3 and up with a caregiver

Stop by each week to make a craft with a Wantagh buddy, while supplies last! 
This week make an ice cream stick scarecrow.

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
ACT Practice Test
CONTACT: Jennifer McHugh  5162211200  jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
CONTACT:
  Jennifer McHugh
  5162211200
  jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Monday November 12, 2018
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Veterans Day - Library Closed

The Library will be closed today for Veterans Day.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Adult Area

The Library will be closed today for Veterans Day.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Adult Area

Tuesday November 13, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Ready, Set Storytime

ages: 18-36 months with a caregiver

Class dates: Tuesdays, November 13, 20, 27 and December 4, 11

This interactive storytime session will introduce literacy practices through stories, songs, movement activities and rhymes.

WPL registration begins: Tuesday, November 6

Out of district registration begins: Friday, November 9

CONTACT: Erin DeMarco  221-1200  edemarco@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

ages: 18-36 months with a caregiver

Class dates: Tuesdays, November 13, 20, 27 and December 4, 11

This interactive storytime session will introduce literacy practices through stories, songs, movement activities and rhymes.

WPL registration begins: Tuesday, November 6

Out of district registration begins: Friday, November 9

CONTACT:
  Erin DeMarco
  221.1200
  edemarco@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

 
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11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Seniorobics

This is a program of strengthening exercises for older adults designed for the special needs and limitations of the over 55 age group, facilitated by Marilyn Bunger.

Class dates: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18.

$45.00 payable by check only at the time of registration.

In person registration only.

Registration is ongoing.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

This is a program of strengthening exercises for older adults designed for the special needs and limitations of the over 55 age group, facilitated by Marilyn Bunger.

Class dates: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18.

$45.00 payable by check only at the time of registration.

In person registration only.

Registration is ongoing.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Simply Stronger

Led by fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger, this is a program of strengthening exercises for older adults. It is designed to slow bone loss and improve posture, build muscular strength and provide important health benefits safely. Please bring bands, 10" rubber ball, and 2 unopened soup cans.

Class dates: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18.

$45.00 payable by check only at the time of registration.

In person registration only.

Registration is ongoing.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Led by fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger, this is a program of strengthening exercises for older adults. It is designed to slow bone loss and improve posture, build muscular strength and provide important health benefits safely. Please bring bands, 10" rubber ball, and 2 unopened soup cans.

Class dates: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18.

$45.00 payable by check only at the time of registration.

In person registration only.

Registration is ongoing.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Tween Lego Challege

Grades 4-8

Put your building skills to the test with this fun challenge. Try to build the answer to our clues out of Legos, share your creation with your group and see who built the best answer.  The real challenge is that you only get a handful of Legos and 3 minutes to guess each set of clues. 

Registration is ongoing

CONTACT: Jennifer McHugh  516-221-1200  Jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 15 spaces available.

Grades 4-8

Put your building skills to the test with this fun challenge. Try to build the answer to our clues out of Legos, share your creation with your group and see who built the best answer.  The real challenge is that you only get a handful of Legos and 3 minutes to guess each set of clues. 

Registration is ongoing

CONTACT:
  Jennifer McHugh
  516.221.1200
  Jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The ABC'S of Medicare

Join Carol Kaplowitz to get the answers to your Medicare questions such as what is Medicare A&B?  Who is eligible?  What Supplement options are available in NY?  What is a Medicare Advantage Plan?  How does the Part D prescription plan work? What is the significance of Open Enrollment (Oct 15 thru Dec7)? 

Registration for Wantagh library card holders begins Tuesday, October 30 at 10:00am.

Out of district registration begins Tuesday, November 6 at 10:00am.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

Join Carol Kaplowitz to get the answers to your Medicare questions such as what is Medicare A&B?  Who is eligible?  What Supplement options are available in NY?  What is a Medicare Advantage Plan?  How does the Part D prescription plan work? What is the significance of Open Enrollment (Oct 15 thru Dec7)? 

Registration for Wantagh library card holders begins Tuesday, October 30 at 10:00am.

Out of district registration begins Tuesday, November 6 at 10:00am.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

Wednesday November 14, 2018
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Cover to Cover Book Discussion - Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

Join us for our book discussion led by Fran Cohen of Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan.

A teenage boy in 1940's Italy becomes part of an underground railroad that helps Jews escape through the Alps but is forced by his parents to enlist as a German soldier for his own protection, where he becomes a spy fot the Allies.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 40 spaces available.

Join us for our book discussion led by Fran Cohen of Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan.

A teenage boy in 1940's Italy becomes part of an underground railroad that helps Jews escape through the Alps but is forced by his parents to enlist as a German soldier for his own protection, where he becomes a spy fot the Allies.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 40 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
SAT Prep Course

Open to all students preparing for the SAT exam

Class dates: September 26, October 3, October 10, October 24, November 7, November 14

This 6-week SAT course teaches both strategies and content for the new SAT test. Students learn patterns of the test, time management and proper omitting techniques. The class will also include a full practice test and students will be provided with scores and personalized feedback. Students are asked to purchase the Official SAT Study Guide.

Fee: $80 per student. Checks only. Please make checks payable to: Laura LaVacca

Wantagh library cardholders may register in person beginning Wednesday, September 5

Out of district cardholders may register in person beginning Wednesday, September 12

CONTACT: Jennifer McHugh  516-221-1200  jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Open to all students preparing for the SAT exam

Class dates: September 26, October 3, October 10, October 24, November 7, November 14

This 6-week SAT course teaches both strategies and content for the new SAT test. Students learn patterns of the test, time management and proper omitting techniques. The class will also include a full practice test and students will be provided with scores and personalized feedback. Students are asked to purchase the Official SAT Study Guide.

Fee: $80 per student. Checks only. Please make checks payable to: Laura LaVacca

Wantagh library cardholders may register in person beginning Wednesday, September 5

Out of district cardholders may register in person beginning Wednesday, September 12

CONTACT:
  Jennifer McHugh
  516.221.1200
  jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Camera Club

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Thursday November 15, 2018
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10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Tot Time

Children ages 18 months to 5 years-old will participate in songs, simple movement, hand manipulative toys, and create a craft with a caregiver.

Class Dates: November 8, 15, 29; December 6, 13

A class fee of $15.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 11th at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 18th at 9:00am

LOCATION: Community Room

Children ages 18 months to 5 years-old will participate in songs, simple movement, hand manipulative toys, and create a craft with a caregiver.

Class Dates: November 8, 15, 29; December 6, 13

A class fee of $15.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 11th at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 18th at 9:00am

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tot Time

Children ages 18 months to 5 years-old will participate in songs, simple movement, hand manipulative toys, and create a craft with a caregiver.

Class Dates: November 8, 15, 29; December 6, 13

A class fee of $15.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 11th at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 18th at 9:00am

LOCATION: Community Room

Children ages 18 months to 5 years-old will participate in songs, simple movement, hand manipulative toys, and create a craft with a caregiver.

Class Dates: November 8, 15, 29; December 6, 13

A class fee of $15.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 11th at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 18th at 9:00am

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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1:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Baby & Me

Babies ages 4-12 months and caregivers can play and sing together with Molly Mouse.

Class Dates:  October 18, 25 November 1, 8, 15

Program fee: $10.00.  Payable by check only made out to Wantagh Public Library.

In person registration only!

Wantagh Cardholder registration begins: Thursday, October 4 beginning at 9:00 am

Out of District cardholders may register: Thursday, October 11 beginning at 9:00 am

CONTACT: Susan Finck  516-221-1200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Babies ages 4-12 months and caregivers can play and sing together with Molly Mouse.

Class Dates:  October 18, 25 November 1, 8, 15

Program fee: $10.00.  Payable by check only made out to Wantagh Public Library.

In person registration only!

Wantagh Cardholder registration begins: Thursday, October 4 beginning at 9:00 am

Out of District cardholders may register: Thursday, October 11 beginning at 9:00 am

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  516.221.1200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Toddler & Me

Ages: 13-24 months

Class Dates: October 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15

This program incorporates fine and gross motor skill activities, nursery rhymes, books, rhythm sticks, dancing, parades and more. Come and play and sing along with Molly Mouse

A class fee of $10.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 4th beginning at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 11th beginning at 9:00am

CONTACT: Susan Finck  516-221-1200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

Ages: 13-24 months

Class Dates: October 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15

This program incorporates fine and gross motor skill activities, nursery rhymes, books, rhythm sticks, dancing, parades and more. Come and play and sing along with Molly Mouse

A class fee of $10.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 4th beginning at 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, October 11th beginning at 9:00am

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  516.221.1200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org


 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Zumba with Desiree

Come to get a taste of Zumba with certified instructor Desiree Durand. Zumba combines Latin and international music with dynamic, yet simple exercise moves and help the body to effectively burn calories, effectively tone all muscle groups, incorporate a full range of motion, and improve the cardiovascular system.

Class dates: November 15, 29; December 6, 13, 20, 27; January 3, 10

A class fee of $44 is payable by check only at the time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Thursday, October 25 at 9:00.

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, November 1 at 9:00.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Come to get a taste of Zumba with certified instructor Desiree Durand. Zumba combines Latin and international music with dynamic, yet simple exercise moves and help the body to effectively burn calories, effectively tone all muscle groups, incorporate a full range of motion, and improve the cardiovascular system.

Class dates: November 15, 29; December 6, 13, 20, 27; January 3, 10

A class fee of $44 is payable by check only at the time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Thursday, October 25 at 9:00.

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, November 1 at 9:00.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Wantagh Public Library

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Friday November 16, 2018
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Intermediate Watercolor with Ninon

This is a three class series, led by Ninon Riccio that is designed to take students to the next level of watercolor painting.  It is ideal for anyone who has worked in watercolor and is looking to expand their technique and knowledge.  Please bring paints, water trough, large cotton towel, watercolor paper, brushes, and a water spray bottle to class with you. This is a long class so feel free to bring a snack and/or beverage.

Class dates: November 2, 9, & 16.

Cost is $10 per person, check only.

Registration for WPL cardholders begins Friday, October 19

Out of district registration begins Friday, October 26

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

This is a three class series, led by Ninon Riccio that is designed to take students to the next level of watercolor painting.  It is ideal for anyone who has worked in watercolor and is looking to expand their technique and knowledge.  Please bring paints, water trough, large cotton towel, watercolor paper, brushes, and a water spray bottle to class with you. This is a long class so feel free to bring a snack and/or beverage.

Class dates: November 2, 9, & 16.

Cost is $10 per person, check only.

Registration for WPL cardholders begins Friday, October 19

Out of district registration begins Friday, October 26

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Movie - Won't You Be My Neighbor

This film explores the life and career of American puppeteer and television star Fred Rogers.

Cast: Joanne Rogers, Betty Aberlain, David Bianculli

Rated PG-13. 1h 34min

LOCATION: Community Room

This film explores the life and career of American puppeteer and television star Fred Rogers.

Cast: Joanne Rogers, Betty Aberlain, David Bianculli

Rated PG-13. 1h 34min

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Movie - Won't You Be My Neighbor

This film explores the life and career of American puppeteer and television star Fred Rogers.

Cast: Joanne Rogers, Betty Aberlain, David Bianculli

Rated PG-13. 1h 34min

LOCATION: Community Room

This film explores the life and career of American puppeteer and television star Fred Rogers.

Cast: Joanne Rogers, Betty Aberlain, David Bianculli

Rated PG-13. 1h 34min

LOCATION: Community Room

Saturday November 17, 2018
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9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Defensive Driving

Defensive driving class with Marty Hirschfield.  

Open to all ages.

New Fee: $33.00, payable at time of registration.  Checks only, payable to Marty Hirschfield.

Registration is ongoing, in person only.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Defensive driving class with Marty Hirschfield.  

Open to all ages.

New Fee: $33.00, payable at time of registration.  Checks only, payable to Marty Hirschfield.

Registration is ongoing, in person only.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Craft Corner

Ages: Children ages 3 and up with a caregiver

Stop by each week to make a craft with a Wantagh buddy, while supplies last! 
This week make a Thankful Turkey craft.

CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Ages: Children ages 3 and up with a caregiver

Stop by each week to make a craft with a Wantagh buddy, while supplies last! 
This week make a Thankful Turkey craft.

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Monday November 19, 2018
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Baby Time

Ages Birth - 17 months (with a caregiver)

Mondays, November 19, 26, December 3, and 17

Bring your little one to a morning of stories, songs, and rhymes. 

Registration for Wantagh Library cardholders begins Monday, November 5

Registration for out of district card holders begins Tuesday, November 13

 

CONTACT: Erin  516-221-1200  edemarco@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

Ages Birth - 17 months (with a caregiver)

Mondays, November 19, 26, December 3, and 17

Bring your little one to a morning of stories, songs, and rhymes. 

Registration for Wantagh Library cardholders begins Monday, November 5

Registration for out of district card holders begins Tuesday, November 13

 

CONTACT:
  Erin
  516.221.1200
  edemarco@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Registration will begin on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Strength, Flexibility & Balance

Instructor Barbara Gilmartin will lead the class through basic exercises using stretch bands.  Participants will build muscles surrounding the joints while working on their coordination.

Class dates: October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 2018.

A class fee of $20.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Monday, September 17 at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders: Monday, September 24 at 9:00am.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Instructor Barbara Gilmartin will lead the class through basic exercises using stretch bands.  Participants will build muscles surrounding the joints while working on their coordination.

Class dates: October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 2018.

A class fee of $20.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Monday, September 17 at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders: Monday, September 24 at 9:00am.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tai Chi for Seniors

Join Marvin Berg RN for an 8-week Tai Chi for Arthritis program geared for seniors at least 60 years young.  Tai Chi combines slow moving with deep breathing and is beneficial in increasing body strength, balance, and posture. Tai Chi can also help you reduce stress and increase relaxation.

This program is offered as part of the NYS Department of Health Older Adult Fall Prevention Program, and NUMC's Trauma & Injury Prevention Department.

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, September 24, 26; October 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31; November 7, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone beginning Monday, September 10th at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone beginning Monday, September 17th at 9:00am.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Join Marvin Berg RN for an 8-week Tai Chi for Arthritis program geared for seniors at least 60 years young.  Tai Chi combines slow moving with deep breathing and is beneficial in increasing body strength, balance, and posture. Tai Chi can also help you reduce stress and increase relaxation.

This program is offered as part of the NYS Department of Health Older Adult Fall Prevention Program, and NUMC's Trauma & Injury Prevention Department.

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, September 24, 26; October 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31; November 7, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone beginning Monday, September 10th at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone beginning Monday, September 17th at 9:00am.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Board of Trustees Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Wantagh Public Library Board of Trustees.

Public is welcome to attend.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Monthly meeting of the Wantagh Public Library Board of Trustees.

Public is welcome to attend.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Tuesday November 20, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Ready, Set Storytime

ages: 18-36 months with a caregiver

Class dates: Tuesdays, November 13, 20, 27 and December 4, 11

This interactive storytime session will introduce literacy practices through stories, songs, movement activities and rhymes.

WPL registration begins: Tuesday, November 6

Out of district registration begins: Friday, November 9

CONTACT: Erin DeMarco  221-1200  edemarco@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

ages: 18-36 months with a caregiver

Class dates: Tuesdays, November 13, 20, 27 and December 4, 11

This interactive storytime session will introduce literacy practices through stories, songs, movement activities and rhymes.

WPL registration begins: Tuesday, November 6

Out of district registration begins: Friday, November 9

CONTACT:
  Erin DeMarco
  221.1200
  edemarco@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

 
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11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Seniorobics

This is a program of strengthening exercises for older adults designed for the special needs and limitations of the over 55 age group, facilitated by Marilyn Bunger.

Class dates: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18.

$45.00 payable by check only at the time of registration.

In person registration only.

Registration is ongoing.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

This is a program of strengthening exercises for older adults designed for the special needs and limitations of the over 55 age group, facilitated by Marilyn Bunger.

Class dates: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18.

$45.00 payable by check only at the time of registration.

In person registration only.

Registration is ongoing.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Simply Stronger

Led by fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger, this is a program of strengthening exercises for older adults. It is designed to slow bone loss and improve posture, build muscular strength and provide important health benefits safely. Please bring bands, 10" rubber ball, and 2 unopened soup cans.

Class dates: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18.

$45.00 payable by check only at the time of registration.

In person registration only.

Registration is ongoing.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Led by fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger, this is a program of strengthening exercises for older adults. It is designed to slow bone loss and improve posture, build muscular strength and provide important health benefits safely. Please bring bands, 10" rubber ball, and 2 unopened soup cans.

Class dates: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18.

$45.00 payable by check only at the time of registration.

In person registration only.

Registration is ongoing.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Preschool Pals

Ages: 3,4,5

Class Dates: Tuesdays, November 20, 27 and December 4, 11, 18

This is an independent storytime, activity and craft session designed to reinforce preschool skills.

All registered children MUST be 3 years-old by the first class.

Adults must remain in the building while the child is in the session!

WPL registration begins: Tuesday, November 6th

Out of district registration begins: Tuesday, November 13th

CONTACT: Carly Cucci  221-1200  ccucci@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

Ages: 3,4,5

Class Dates: Tuesdays, November 20, 27 and December 4, 11, 18

This is an independent storytime, activity and craft session designed to reinforce preschool skills.

All registered children MUST be 3 years-old by the first class.

Adults must remain in the building while the child is in the session!

WPL registration begins: Tuesday, November 6th

Out of district registration begins: Tuesday, November 13th

CONTACT:
  Carly Cucci
  221.1200
  ccucci@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Ozobots

Grades 4-9

Learn the basics of coding with these fun, tiny robots.

Registration for all patrons begins on Tuesday, November 6

CONTACT: Jennifer McHugh  516-221-1200  Jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

Grades 4-9

Learn the basics of coding with these fun, tiny robots.

Registration for all patrons begins on Tuesday, November 6

CONTACT:
  Jennifer McHugh
  516.221.1200
  Jmchugh@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Yoga with Jessica

Join local resident and Vinyasa Flow instructor Jessica Giordano to learn some basic Yoga poses.

Class Dates: November 6, 20, December 4, 11, 18.

A class fee of $40.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

In person registration only.

Wantagh Library cardholder registration begins Tuesday, October 23 at 10:00am.

Out of district cardholder registration begins Tuesday, October 30 at 10:00am.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

Join local resident and Vinyasa Flow instructor Jessica Giordano to learn some basic Yoga poses.

Class Dates: November 6, 20, December 4, 11, 18.

A class fee of $40.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

In person registration only.

Wantagh Library cardholder registration begins Tuesday, October 23 at 10:00am.

Out of district cardholder registration begins Tuesday, October 30 at 10:00am.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

Wednesday November 21, 2018
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9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Crochet with Courtney

Learn to crochet! Each class will focus on a different crochet technique, from holding a hook and creating a chain to creating single and double crochet stitches and reading patterns. Please bring two skeins of worsted weight yarn and a "i" sized crochet hook.

Class dates: Wednesdays November 21, 28, December 5, 19.

Fee: $15 payable by check only.

WPL cardholder registration begins Tuesday, October 30 at 10:00.

Out of district registration begins Tuesday, November 6 at 10:00.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Learn to crochet! Each class will focus on a different crochet technique, from holding a hook and creating a chain to creating single and double crochet stitches and reading patterns. Please bring two skeins of worsted weight yarn and a "i" sized crochet hook.

Class dates: Wednesdays November 21, 28, December 5, 19.

Fee: $15 payable by check only.

WPL cardholder registration begins Tuesday, October 30 at 10:00.

Out of district registration begins Tuesday, November 6 at 10:00.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tai Chi for Seniors

Join Marvin Berg RN for an 8-week Tai Chi for Arthritis program geared for seniors at least 60 years young.  Tai Chi combines slow moving with deep breathing and is beneficial in increasing body strength, balance, and posture. Tai Chi can also help you reduce stress and increase relaxation.

This program is offered as part of the NYS Department of Health Older Adult Fall Prevention Program, and NUMC's Trauma & Injury Prevention Department.

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, September 24, 26; October 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31; November 7, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone beginning Monday, September 10th at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone beginning Monday, September 17th at 9:00am.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Join Marvin Berg RN for an 8-week Tai Chi for Arthritis program geared for seniors at least 60 years young.  Tai Chi combines slow moving with deep breathing and is beneficial in increasing body strength, balance, and posture. Tai Chi can also help you reduce stress and increase relaxation.

This program is offered as part of the NYS Department of Health Older Adult Fall Prevention Program, and NUMC's Trauma & Injury Prevention Department.

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, September 24, 26; October 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31; November 7, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone beginning Monday, September 10th at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone beginning Monday, September 17th at 9:00am.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thanksgiving Eve - Library Closed
Thursday November 22, 2018
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Thanksgiving Day - Library Closed
Saturday November 24, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Craft Corner

Ages: Children ages 3 and up with a caregiver

Stop by each week to make a craft with a Wantagh buddy, while supplies last! 
This week make a paper plate crown.

CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Ages: Children ages 3 and up with a caregiver

Stop by each week to make a craft with a Wantagh buddy, while supplies last! 
This week make a paper plate crown.

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Princess Storytime

Ages: 3 & up

Be our guest at this royal themed storytime event.  A special princess will be here to read stories and interact with her subjects.  Each child will make a craft and have an opportunity to get a picture taken with Princess Beauty from Royal Events Princess Parties.

WPL Registration begins Saturday, November 3, 2018

Out of district registration begins Saturday, November 17, 2018

CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

Ages: 3 & up

Be our guest at this royal themed storytime event.  A special princess will be here to read stories and interact with her subjects.  Each child will make a craft and have an opportunity to get a picture taken with Princess Beauty from Royal Events Princess Parties.

WPL Registration begins Saturday, November 3, 2018

Out of district registration begins Saturday, November 17, 2018

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Art Reception - Elizabeth Ehrlichman
CONTACT: Jack Leone  516-221-1200  jleone@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
CONTACT:
  Jack Leone
  516.221.1200
  jleone@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Monday November 26, 2018
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Baby Time

Ages Birth - 17 months (with a caregiver)

Mondays, November 19, 26, December 3, and 17

Bring your little one to a morning of stories, songs, and rhymes. 

Registration for Wantagh Library cardholders begins Monday, November 5

Registration for out of district card holders begins Tuesday, November 13

 

CONTACT: Erin  516-221-1200  edemarco@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

Ages Birth - 17 months (with a caregiver)

Mondays, November 19, 26, December 3, and 17

Bring your little one to a morning of stories, songs, and rhymes. 

Registration for Wantagh Library cardholders begins Monday, November 5

Registration for out of district card holders begins Tuesday, November 13

 

CONTACT:
  Erin
  516.221.1200
  edemarco@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Registration will begin on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Strength, Flexibility & Balance

Instructor Barbara Gilmartin will lead the class through basic exercises using stretch bands.  Participants will build muscles surrounding the joints while working on their coordination.

Class dates: October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 2018.

A class fee of $20.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Monday, September 17 at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders: Monday, September 24 at 9:00am.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Instructor Barbara Gilmartin will lead the class through basic exercises using stretch bands.  Participants will build muscles surrounding the joints while working on their coordination.

Class dates: October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 2018.

A class fee of $20.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Registration dates:

Wantagh Library cardholders: Monday, September 17 at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders: Monday, September 24 at 9:00am.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tai Chi for Seniors

Join Marvin Berg RN for an 8-week Tai Chi for Arthritis program geared for seniors at least 60 years young.  Tai Chi combines slow moving with deep breathing and is beneficial in increasing body strength, balance, and posture. Tai Chi can also help you reduce stress and increase relaxation.

This program is offered as part of the NYS Department of Health Older Adult Fall Prevention Program, and NUMC's Trauma & Injury Prevention Department.

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, September 24, 26; October 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31; November 7, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone beginning Monday, September 10th at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone beginning Monday, September 17th at 9:00am.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Join Marvin Berg RN for an 8-week Tai Chi for Arthritis program geared for seniors at least 60 years young.  Tai Chi combines slow moving with deep breathing and is beneficial in increasing body strength, balance, and posture. Tai Chi can also help you reduce stress and increase relaxation.

This program is offered as part of the NYS Department of Health Older Adult Fall Prevention Program, and NUMC's Trauma & Injury Prevention Department.

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, September 24, 26; October 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31; November 7, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28.

Wantagh Library cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone beginning Monday, September 10th at 9:00am.

Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone beginning Monday, September 17th at 9:00am.

CONTACT:
  Ian Smith
  516.221.1200
  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Evening Tot Time

Children ages 18 months to 5 years-old will participate in songs, simple movement, hand manipulative toys, and create a craft with a caregiver.

Class Dates: November 5, 26; December 3, 10

A class fee of $20.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 29th 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, November 5th at 9:00am

CONTACT: Susan Finck  5162211200  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org

Children ages 18 months to 5 years-old will participate in songs, simple movement, hand manipulative toys, and create a craft with a caregiver.

Class Dates: November 5, 26; December 3, 10

A class fee of $20.00 is payable by check only at time of registration.

Children must be registered to participate in the class.

IN PERSON registration only:

Wantagh cardholders:  Thursday, October 29th 9:00am

Out of district cardholders: Thursday, November 5th at 9:00am

CONTACT:
  Susan Finck
  5162211200
  sfinck@wantaghlibrary.org


Tuesday November 27, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Ready, Set Storytime

ages: 18-36 months with a caregiver

Class dates: Tuesdays, November 13, 20, 27 and December 4, 11

This interactive storytime session will introduce literacy practices through stories, songs, movement activities and rhymes.

WPL registration begins: Tuesday, November 6

Out of district registration begins: Friday, November 9

CONTACT: Erin DeMarco  221-1200  edemarco@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

ages: 18-36 months with a caregiver

Class dates: Tuesdays, November 13, 20, 27 and December 4, 11

This interactive storytime session will introduce literacy practices through stories, songs, movement activities and rhymes.

WPL registration begins: Tuesday, November 6

Out of district registration begins: Friday, November 9

CONTACT:
  Erin DeMarco
  221.1200
  edemarco@wantaghlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

 
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11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Seniorobics

This is a program of strengthening exercises for older adults designed for the special needs and limitations of the over 55 age group, facilitated by Marilyn Bunger.

Class dates: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18.

$45.00 payable by check only at the time of registration.

In person registration only.

Registration is ongoing.

CONTACT: Ian Smith  516-221-1200  ismith@wantaghlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room