West Hempstead Public Library

500 Hempstead Ave. West Hempstead, NY 11552
(516) 481-6591


Adult | Tweens/Teens | Children's | Bilingual | Entertainment

All IN-PERSON programs have been CANCELED indefinitely.

WHPL is open ONLY for lobby pick-ups.

Thursday August 6, 2020
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Virtual Tai Chi

Eddie continues these popular classes.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

Location: Virtual Meeting

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Eddie continues these popular classes.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

Location: Virtual Meeting

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Write, Color, and Share (Grades 6 to 12)

Pick up your writing / coloring pamphlet and crayons in the lobby, then join us on Zoom with some finished pieces and share your creativity.  


Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 15 spaces available.

Pick up your writing / coloring pamphlet and crayons in the lobby, then join us on Zoom with some finished pieces and share your creativity.  


Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual Intermediate Spanish
CONTACT: Piedad Ramirez  516-481-6591 ext.11  canaria@whplibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 13 spaces available.
CONTACT:
  Piedad Ramirez
  516.481.6591 ext.11
   canaria@whplibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 13 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM
Virtual Chapter Chats Read-Aloud

Join Miss Samantha for a read-aloud and discussion.

Registering for one class will register your child in all 4 sessions (8/6, 8/13, 8/20, & 8/27).

Grades 3-5

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 28 spaces available.

Join Miss Samantha for a read-aloud and discussion.

Registering for one class will register your child in all 4 sessions (8/6, 8/13, 8/20, & 8/27).

Grades 3-5

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 28 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Noodle Station (A Virtual Field Trip)

Join Page Turner at the Noodle Station restaurant in Florida and learn to make Ramen Noodles.  

Presented by Page Turner Adventures. 

Your library staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 6th at 6:30 p.m. We hope you will join us. 

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be valid from August 7th to August 13th.  

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 80 spaces available.

Join Page Turner at the Noodle Station restaurant in Florida and learn to make Ramen Noodles.  

Presented by Page Turner Adventures. 

Your library staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 6th at 6:30 p.m. We hope you will join us. 

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be valid from August 7th to August 13th.  

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 80 spaces available.

Friday August 7, 2020
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual JUF

Virtual out loud reading group for disabled adults.  Contact chosang@whplibrary if you would like to join.

CONTACT: Cynthia Hosang  chosang@whplibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Virtual out loud reading group for disabled adults.  Contact chosang@whplibrary if you would like to join.

CONTACT:
  Cynthia Hosang
  
   chosang@whplibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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11:00 AM
Virtual Stories & Songs for Babies & Toddlers

Join Miss Victoria for stories & songs!

Geared toward ages birth - 3 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 29 spaces available.

Join Miss Victoria for stories & songs!

Geared toward ages birth - 3 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 29 spaces available.

Saturday August 8, 2020
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Library Closed
Sunday August 9, 2020
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9:00 AM
Science Sundays with Absolute Science - Week 2

Enjoy these educational and fun science shows for elementary learners, grades 1 to 5.

Absolute Science's "LASER" Show - Pink Ink, Singing Pipes, Fire Waterfalls, Chemical Reactions and our Class 4 High Powered Burning LASER are all waiting for you in this Spectacular Science Show!

Absolute Science's Mega Levitator Show - In this show you'll learn about Magnetism, Chemical Reactions and EXPLOSIONS!! See the tremendously expensive and wonderfully uplifting MEGA LEVITATOR!!

To enjoy these videos please click here.  You will need to enter password: ScienceWeek2 .  

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Enjoy these educational and fun science shows for elementary learners, grades 1 to 5.

Absolute Science's "LASER" Show - Pink Ink, Singing Pipes, Fire Waterfalls, Chemical Reactions and our Class 4 High Powered Burning LASER are all waiting for you in this Spectacular Science Show!

Absolute Science's Mega Levitator Show - In this show you'll learn about Magnetism, Chemical Reactions and EXPLOSIONS!! See the tremendously expensive and wonderfully uplifting MEGA LEVITATOR!!

To enjoy these videos please click here.  You will need to enter password: ScienceWeek2 .  

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Virtual DIY Splatter Art (Grades 6 to 12)

Theresa Maritato provides a detailed video on how to create your own Splatter Art.  The templates provided are: Gnome, Fairy, Mermaid, Unicorn, or Dragon (but you can make your own). Click here for a materials list. 

Video will be available on-demand for future viewing and referral. Click here to access the video. Enter password: Crafts Please note all passwords are case sensitive.  

Each week the Teen Department will feature a new video.  For the full list of videos, click here

 
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Theresa Maritato provides a detailed video on how to create your own Splatter Art.  The templates provided are: Gnome, Fairy, Mermaid, Unicorn, or Dragon (but you can make your own). Click here for a materials list. 

Video will be available on-demand for future viewing and referral. Click here to access the video. Enter password: Crafts Please note all passwords are case sensitive.  

Each week the Teen Department will feature a new video.  For the full list of videos, click here

 
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed
Monday August 10, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Book in a Bag: Wonder Woman or Captain America (Grades 6 to 12)

Have you heard of Book Box subscriptions, where you get awesome books and little treats?  WHPL Teen Department has put together a Book in a Bag to mimic these subscriptions.  Your bag will contain 1 book and some items for you to keep, eat and enjoy.  For our first Book in a Bag, you can pick a graphic novel - either Captain America or Wonder Woman.  

Please note the book must be returned to the library.  They will be checked out to the registrant's library card.  

Participants will be emailed to schedule a pick up of their Book in a Bag.  
 

There are 22 spaces available.

Have you heard of Book Box subscriptions, where you get awesome books and little treats?  WHPL Teen Department has put together a Book in a Bag to mimic these subscriptions.  Your bag will contain 1 book and some items for you to keep, eat and enjoy.  For our first Book in a Bag, you can pick a graphic novel - either Captain America or Wonder Woman.  

Please note the book must be returned to the library.  They will be checked out to the registrant's library card.  

Participants will be emailed to schedule a pick up of their Book in a Bag.  
 

There are 22 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Virtual Conversation Circle

Sit and chat for a spell with friends and neighbors during this difficult time and stay connected. With Sandy Hinden

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Sit and chat for a spell with friends and neighbors during this difficult time and stay connected. With Sandy Hinden

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Virtual Spanish Conversation

Practice your Spanish and read along with a bilingual book.

CONTACT: Piedad Ramirez  516-481-6591 ext.11  canaria@whplibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 11 spaces available.

Practice your Spanish and read along with a bilingual book.

CONTACT:
  Piedad Ramirez
  516.481.6591 ext.11
   canaria@whplibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 11 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cartoon Drawing Workshop: Archie

Drew from Drewz Cartoonz is back with another drawing workshop.  This time we will be drawing Archie.  Teens should have paper, pencils and a sharpie/marker (regular & thin if possible) to practice.  Drew prefers chalk pastels for coloring, but this is optional. Use what you'd like.  This is a LIVE workshop with limited registration, so you get personalized attention.
 

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 19 spaces available.

Drew from Drewz Cartoonz is back with another drawing workshop.  This time we will be drawing Archie.  Teens should have paper, pencils and a sharpie/marker (regular & thin if possible) to practice.  Drew prefers chalk pastels for coloring, but this is optional. Use what you'd like.  This is a LIVE workshop with limited registration, so you get personalized attention.
 

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 19 spaces available.

Tuesday August 11, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Underwater Crafts (Videos)

This week you will make Bubble Art and Sandpaper Art.  

Presented by Page Turner Adventures.  

The video will be available for on-demand viewing from August 11th until 17th.  Click here for the video.  Enter password: ChildrensWeek7
Please note all passwords are case sensitive.  You will get an error message if you try to access the video before Agust 11th.  

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

This week you will make Bubble Art and Sandpaper Art.  

Presented by Page Turner Adventures.  

The video will be available for on-demand viewing from August 11th until 17th.  Click here for the video.  Enter password: ChildrensWeek7
Please note all passwords are case sensitive.  You will get an error message if you try to access the video before Agust 11th.  

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Virtual Simply Stronger

Marilyn Bunger continues her popular class in exercise and strength training.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Marilyn Bunger continues her popular class in exercise and strength training.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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10:00 AM
Virtual Stay & PlayHooray

Join Molly Mouse for some songs and some stories!

Geared towards ages 4 months - 4 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 29 spaces available.

Join Molly Mouse for some songs and some stories!

Geared towards ages 4 months - 4 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 29 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Ice Pop Art

Take home Ice Pop Art in a bag for a craft day at home.  Limited to West Hempstead card holders.  Limit 1 per library card.  Adults only. Please provide a valid email address for a pick up date and time.

Take home Ice Pop Art in a bag for a craft day at home.  Limited to West Hempstead card holders.  Limit 1 per library card.  Adults only. Please provide a valid email address for a pick up date and time.


 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Girls Who Code Virtual Session 1 (Grades 6 to 12)

Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization which aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science by equipping young women with the necessary computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join the West Hempstead Public Library's club and learn about the importance of computer science and participate in some coding projects of your own.  This class will meet bi-weekly on Zoom for the summer.  Class dates are July 14, July 28, August 11 and August 25. 

Please pick one of the two sessions, participation is limited for personalized attention.  

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 6 spaces available.

Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization which aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science by equipping young women with the necessary computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join the West Hempstead Public Library's club and learn about the importance of computer science and participate in some coding projects of your own.  This class will meet bi-weekly on Zoom for the summer.  Class dates are July 14, July 28, August 11 and August 25. 

Please pick one of the two sessions, participation is limited for personalized attention.  

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 6 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual Basic Spanish Vocabulary

Enjoy our virtual class and learn new Spanish vocabulary.

CONTACT: Piedad Ramirez  516-481-6591 ext.11  canaria@whplibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 2 spaces available.

Enjoy our virtual class and learn new Spanish vocabulary.

CONTACT:
  Piedad Ramirez
  516.481.6591 ext.11
   canaria@whplibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM
Virtual STEM Activity

Join Miss Samantha for a science experiment!

Geared towards children in grades 1-5, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 28 spaces available.

Join Miss Samantha for a science experiment!

Geared towards children in grades 1-5, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 28 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Jump into Water Safety (EMMY Award Wining Show)

It’s time to get wet and wild with this underwater comedy show featuring everyone’s favorite small but mighty superheroes, Melvin the Mantis Shrimp and Agatha the Axiotl. This is an EMMY award winning show.  

Presented by Page Turner Adventures. 

Your library staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 11th at 6:30 p.m. We hope you will join us. 

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be valid from August 12th to August 18th.  

 

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 95 spaces available.

It’s time to get wet and wild with this underwater comedy show featuring everyone’s favorite small but mighty superheroes, Melvin the Mantis Shrimp and Agatha the Axiotl. This is an EMMY award winning show.  

Presented by Page Turner Adventures. 

Your library staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 11th at 6:30 p.m. We hope you will join us. 

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be valid from August 12th to August 18th.  

 

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 95 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 7:55 PM
Virtual Zumba

Sandy continues this popular class.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Sandy continues this popular class.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Wednesday August 12, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Hydro-Dipping (Video)

Create your own design with Hydro-Dipping.  

Materials List: 

Old plastic or aluminum containers (big enough to float paper in)
Multiple cans of spray paint
Newspaper
Plastic forks or toothpicks
Face Masks
Water
Optional: Spray Sealant

Things to Dip: (ask permission first!)
Paper
Glass and Ceramic Containers
Old Shoes

Alternate Method Materials
Use food coloring or nail polish instead of spray paint. 

Presented by Page Turner Adventures.  


The video will be available for on-demand viewing from August 12th until August 18th.  Click here for the video.  Enter password: CraftsWeek7
Please note all passwords are case sensitive.  You will get an error message if you try to access the video before Agust 12th.  

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Create your own design with Hydro-Dipping.  

Materials List: 

Old plastic or aluminum containers (big enough to float paper in)
Multiple cans of spray paint
Newspaper
Plastic forks or toothpicks
Face Masks
Water
Optional: Spray Sealant

Things to Dip: (ask permission first!)
Paper
Glass and Ceramic Containers
Old Shoes

Alternate Method Materials
Use food coloring or nail polish instead of spray paint. 

Presented by Page Turner Adventures.  


The video will be available for on-demand viewing from August 12th until August 18th.  Click here for the video.  Enter password: CraftsWeek7
Please note all passwords are case sensitive.  You will get an error message if you try to access the video before Agust 12th.  

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual Yoga

Joe Cilmi continues his popular class in simple yoga poses and breathing techniques.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Joe Cilmi continues his popular class in simple yoga poses and breathing techniques.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Virtual Spanish for Teens (Grades 6 to 12)

Join Ms. Claudia for an introductory course in Spanish through Zoom.  This course is especially designed for teenagers who will be taking or would want to take a middle/high school Spanish class.  Although the course is for beginners, all levels are welcome, so keep practicing!
 

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 4 spaces available.

Join Ms. Claudia for an introductory course in Spanish through Zoom.  This course is especially designed for teenagers who will be taking or would want to take a middle/high school Spanish class.  Although the course is for beginners, all levels are welcome, so keep practicing!
 

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM
Virtual Chapter Chats Read-Aloud

Join Miss Kristin for a read-aloud and discussion.

Registering for one class will register your child in all 3 sessions (8/12, 8/19, & 8/26).

Geared towards grades K-2, but grades 3 welcome, too!

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 24 spaces available.

Join Miss Kristin for a read-aloud and discussion.

Registering for one class will register your child in all 3 sessions (8/12, 8/19, & 8/26).

Geared towards grades K-2, but grades 3 welcome, too!

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Virtual Game Night

Join Roseanne and Wendi for some FUN playing virtual TRIVIA and BINGO games! 

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Join Roseanne and Wendi for some FUN playing virtual TRIVIA and BINGO games! 

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Thursday August 13, 2020
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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Lobby Pickup begins at 1 p.m.
 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Girls Who Code Virtual Session 2 (Grades 6 to 12)

Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization which aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science by equipping young women with the necessary computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join the West Hempstead Public Library's club and learn about the importance of computer science and participate in some coding projects of your own.  This class will meet bi-weekly on Zoom for the summer.  Class dates are July 16, July 30, August 13 and August 27. 

Please pick one of the two sessions, participation is limited for personalized attention.  

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There is 1 space available.

Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization which aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science by equipping young women with the necessary computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join the West Hempstead Public Library's club and learn about the importance of computer science and participate in some coding projects of your own.  This class will meet bi-weekly on Zoom for the summer.  Class dates are July 16, July 30, August 13 and August 27. 

Please pick one of the two sessions, participation is limited for personalized attention.  

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There is 1 space available.

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Virtual Tai Chi

Eddie continues these popular classes.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

Location: Virtual Meeting

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Eddie continues these popular classes.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

Location: Virtual Meeting

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual Intermediate Spanish
CONTACT: Piedad Ramirez  516-481-6591 ext.11  canaria@whplibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 13 spaces available.
CONTACT:
  Piedad Ramirez
  516.481.6591 ext.11
   canaria@whplibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 13 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM
Virtual Chapter Chats Read-Aloud

Join Miss Samantha for a read-aloud and discussion.

Registering for one class will register your child in all 4 sessions (8/6, 8/13, 8/20, & 8/27).

Grades 3-5

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 28 spaces available.

Join Miss Samantha for a read-aloud and discussion.

Registering for one class will register your child in all 4 sessions (8/6, 8/13, 8/20, & 8/27).

Grades 3-5

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 28 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Burl the Bubble Guy (A Virtual Show)

Burl the Bubble Guy comes to us all the way from Cologne, Germany! He will blow your mind with an awesome bubble show.

Presented by Page Turner Adventures. 

Your library staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 13th at 6:30 p.m. We hope you will join us. 

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be valid from August 14th to August 20th.  

 

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 87 spaces available.

Burl the Bubble Guy comes to us all the way from Cologne, Germany! He will blow your mind with an awesome bubble show.

Presented by Page Turner Adventures. 

Your library staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 13th at 6:30 p.m. We hope you will join us. 

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be valid from August 14th to August 20th.  

 

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 87 spaces available.

Friday August 14, 2020
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual JUF

Virtual out loud reading group for disabled adults.  Contact chosang@whplibrary if you would like to join.

CONTACT: Cynthia Hosang  chosang@whplibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Virtual out loud reading group for disabled adults.  Contact chosang@whplibrary if you would like to join.

CONTACT:
  Cynthia Hosang
  
   chosang@whplibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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11:00 AM
Virtual Stories & Songs for Babies & Toddlers

Join Miss Victoria for stories & songs!

Geared toward ages birth - 3 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 30 spaces available.

Join Miss Victoria for stories & songs!

Geared toward ages birth - 3 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 30 spaces available.

 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Virtual Market Volatility and Financial Wellness

A series with Rory Pinsky.  A different topic every other week. This week: Financial Wellness 101

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

A series with Rory Pinsky.  A different topic every other week. This week: Financial Wellness 101

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hour of Code Virtual Session (Grades 6 to 12)

Code.org is a non-profit organization and website that aims to encourage people, particularly school students in the United States, to learn computer science. Join the West Hempstead Public Library's class to participate in some coding projects of your own.  This class will meet bi-weekly on Zoom for the summer.  Class dates are July 17, 31, August 14, 28. 

Registrants of Girls Who Code will be automatically waitlisted for this program. Participation is limited for personalized attention.  

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 4 spaces available.

Code.org is a non-profit organization and website that aims to encourage people, particularly school students in the United States, to learn computer science. Join the West Hempstead Public Library's class to participate in some coding projects of your own.  This class will meet bi-weekly on Zoom for the summer.  Class dates are July 17, 31, August 14, 28. 

Registrants of Girls Who Code will be automatically waitlisted for this program. Participation is limited for personalized attention.  

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 4 spaces available.

Saturday August 15, 2020
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Library Closed
Sunday August 16, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Science Sundays with Absolute Science - Week 3

Enjoy these educational and fun science shows for elementary learners, grades 1 to 5.

Absolute Science's Fire and Ice Reaction Show - You'll see fire light up in different beautiful colors. You'll see the freezing magic of liquid nitrogen. You'll even learn how to make smoke appear like a genie out of a bottle in this amazing show about chemical reactions!

Steve 'n TV's Incredible Optical Illusions Show - Steve Couch and his computer animated friend, TV, have collected more than 50 of the most astonishing optical illusions ever created. There will be moving physical displays and video images that will astound and delight you. You will learn how your eyes work and how the illusions trick you. You will play games to test your eyesight and concentration.

To enjoy these videos please click here.  You will need to enter password: ScienceWeek3 .  

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Enjoy these educational and fun science shows for elementary learners, grades 1 to 5.

Absolute Science's Fire and Ice Reaction Show - You'll see fire light up in different beautiful colors. You'll see the freezing magic of liquid nitrogen. You'll even learn how to make smoke appear like a genie out of a bottle in this amazing show about chemical reactions!

Steve 'n TV's Incredible Optical Illusions Show - Steve Couch and his computer animated friend, TV, have collected more than 50 of the most astonishing optical illusions ever created. There will be moving physical displays and video images that will astound and delight you. You will learn how your eyes work and how the illusions trick you. You will play games to test your eyesight and concentration.

To enjoy these videos please click here.  You will need to enter password: ScienceWeek3 .  

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Virtual DIY Pet Treat Jar and Dog Treats (Grades 6 to 12)

Theresa Maritato provides a detailed video on how to create your own Pet Treat Jar - included are bonus recipes for two kinds of dog treats.  Click here for a materials list for the Jar.  Links to the recipes are available in the post.  

Video will be available on-demand for future viewing and referral. Click here to access the video. Enter password: Crafts Please note all passwords are case sensitive.  

Each week the Teen Department will feature a new video.  For the full list of videos, click here

 
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Theresa Maritato provides a detailed video on how to create your own Pet Treat Jar - included are bonus recipes for two kinds of dog treats.  Click here for a materials list for the Jar.  Links to the recipes are available in the post.  

Video will be available on-demand for future viewing and referral. Click here to access the video. Enter password: Crafts Please note all passwords are case sensitive.  

Each week the Teen Department will feature a new video.  For the full list of videos, click here

 
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed
Monday August 17, 2020
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Virtual Conversation Circle

Sit and chat for a spell with friends and neighbors during this difficult time and stay connected. With Sandy Hinden

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Sit and chat for a spell with friends and neighbors during this difficult time and stay connected. With Sandy Hinden

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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4:00 PM
Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Join Miss Kristin for a scavenger hunt from within your home!

All children's ages welcome.

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 28 spaces available.

Join Miss Kristin for a scavenger hunt from within your home!

All children's ages welcome.

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 28 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Virtual Spanish Conversation

Practice your Spanish and read along with a bilingual book.

CONTACT: Piedad Ramirez  516-481-6591 ext.11  canaria@whplibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 11 spaces available.

Practice your Spanish and read along with a bilingual book.

CONTACT:
  Piedad Ramirez
  516.481.6591 ext.11
   canaria@whplibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 11 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Virtual Dungeons and Dragons (Grades 6 to 12)

The Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) game is about storytelling in worlds of swords and sorcery. D&D is driven by imagination - It’s about picturing a crumbling castle in a darkening forest and imagining how your hero quests for treasure, battles deadly foes, performs daring rescues, navigates courtly intrigue, and much more.  In this fantasy world, the possibilities are limitless. Join your DM (Dungeon Master), Eric Meirs, on a quest and guide your character on an adventure of a lifetime.  

Previous participants are welcome.  Participants will be emailed a character prior to the event.  Participants should have D&D dice or digital dice.   
 

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 2 spaces available.

The Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) game is about storytelling in worlds of swords and sorcery. D&D is driven by imagination - It’s about picturing a crumbling castle in a darkening forest and imagining how your hero quests for treasure, battles deadly foes, performs daring rescues, navigates courtly intrigue, and much more.  In this fantasy world, the possibilities are limitless. Join your DM (Dungeon Master), Eric Meirs, on a quest and guide your character on an adventure of a lifetime.  

Previous participants are welcome.  Participants will be emailed a character prior to the event.  Participants should have D&D dice or digital dice.   
 

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 2 spaces available.

Tuesday August 18, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Circus Craft (Videos)

Today you will make clown bookmarks.   This post includes a bonus video for de-stressing with the Stress Lessinator! 

Presented by Page Turner Adventures.  

The video will be available for on-demand viewing from August 18th until 24th.  Click here for the video.  Enter password: ChildrensWeek8
Please note all passwords are case sensitive.  You will get an error message if you try to access the video before Agust 18th.  

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Today you will make clown bookmarks.   This post includes a bonus video for de-stressing with the Stress Lessinator! 

Presented by Page Turner Adventures.  

The video will be available for on-demand viewing from August 18th until 24th.  Click here for the video.  Enter password: ChildrensWeek8
Please note all passwords are case sensitive.  You will get an error message if you try to access the video before Agust 18th.  

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Virtual Simply Stronger

Marilyn Bunger continues her popular class in exercise and strength training.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Marilyn Bunger continues her popular class in exercise and strength training.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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10:00 AM
Virtual Stay & PlayHooray

Join Molly Mouse for some songs and some stories!

Geared towards ages 4 months - 4 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 30 spaces available.

Join Molly Mouse for some songs and some stories!

Geared towards ages 4 months - 4 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 30 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Yarn Wrap Rainbow

Take home Yarn Wrap Rainbow in a bag for a craft day at home.  Limited to West Hempstead card holders.  Limit 1 per library card.  Adults only. Please provide a valid email address for a pick up date and time.

Take home Yarn Wrap Rainbow in a bag for a craft day at home.  Limited to West Hempstead card holders.  Limit 1 per library card.  Adults only. Please provide a valid email address for a pick up date and time.


 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual Basic Spanish Vocabulary

Enjoy our virtual class and learn new Spanish vocabulary.

CONTACT: Piedad Ramirez  516-481-6591 ext.11  canaria@whplibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 2 spaces available.

Enjoy our virtual class and learn new Spanish vocabulary.

CONTACT:
  Piedad Ramirez
  516.481.6591 ext.11
   canaria@whplibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM
It's Just Your Imagination - A Virtual Magic Show

Join Amore the Magician for an interactive fun show proving that your imagination can make real magic!

There will be new and original magic & illusions for the whole family to enjoy.

Geared towards families & children, Gr. 5 & under, but all are welcome.

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 94 spaces available.

Join Amore the Magician for an interactive fun show proving that your imagination can make real magic!

There will be new and original magic & illusions for the whole family to enjoy.

Geared towards families & children, Gr. 5 & under, but all are welcome.

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 94 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Magnificent Circus Mystery (A Virtual Mystery Show)

A steamer trunk, a mysterious book and a hat belonging to Harry Houdini begin THE MAGNIFICENT CIRCUS MYSTERY, an outrageous show filled with magic, juggling, unicycling, and comedy. 

Presented by Page Turner Adventures. 

Your library staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 18th at 6:30 p.m. We hope you will join us. 
 

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be valid from August 19th to August 25th.  

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 98 spaces available.

A steamer trunk, a mysterious book and a hat belonging to Harry Houdini begin THE MAGNIFICENT CIRCUS MYSTERY, an outrageous show filled with magic, juggling, unicycling, and comedy. 

Presented by Page Turner Adventures. 

Your library staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 18th at 6:30 p.m. We hope you will join us. 
 

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be valid from August 19th to August 25th.  

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 98 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 7:55 PM
Virtual Zumba

Sandy continues this popular class.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Sandy continues this popular class.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Wednesday August 19, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Magic Trunk, Juggling Balls, and Learning to Juggle (Videos)

Join us at the circus as you make a magic trunk to hold your circus gear (or anything else) in.  Make your own juggling balls and then learn to juggle with them! 

Materials List: 

Magic Steamer Trunk Materials:
Masking Tape
Tea Box
Brown Shoe Polish (use the kind in a tin, NOT the liquid)
Paper Towels
Black Paint
Metal Brads (optional)
Velcro (optional)

Juggling Balls Materials:
3 nine inch balloons (per ball)
duct tape
bird seed
funnel
water bottle
scissors

To Learn to Juggle:
Plastic Grocery Bags 

Presented by Page Turner Adventures.  


The video will be available for on-demand viewing from August 19th until August 25th.  Click here for the video.  Enter password: CraftsWeek8
Please note all passwords are case sensitive.  You will get an error message if you try to access the video before August 19th.  

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Join us at the circus as you make a magic trunk to hold your circus gear (or anything else) in.  Make your own juggling balls and then learn to juggle with them! 

Materials List: 

Magic Steamer Trunk Materials:
Masking Tape
Tea Box
Brown Shoe Polish (use the kind in a tin, NOT the liquid)
Paper Towels
Black Paint
Metal Brads (optional)
Velcro (optional)

Juggling Balls Materials:
3 nine inch balloons (per ball)
duct tape
bird seed
funnel
water bottle
scissors

To Learn to Juggle:
Plastic Grocery Bags 

Presented by Page Turner Adventures.  


The video will be available for on-demand viewing from August 19th until August 25th.  Click here for the video.  Enter password: CraftsWeek8
Please note all passwords are case sensitive.  You will get an error message if you try to access the video before August 19th.  

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual Yoga

Joe Cilmi continues his popular class in simple yoga poses and breathing techniques.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Joe Cilmi continues his popular class in simple yoga poses and breathing techniques.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Virtual Spanish for Teens (Grades 6 to 12)

Join Ms. Claudia for an introductory course in Spanish through Zoom.  This course is especially designed for teenagers who will be taking or would want to take a middle/high school Spanish class.  Although the course is for beginners, all levels are welcome, so keep practicing!
 

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 4 spaces available.

Join Ms. Claudia for an introductory course in Spanish through Zoom.  This course is especially designed for teenagers who will be taking or would want to take a middle/high school Spanish class.  Although the course is for beginners, all levels are welcome, so keep practicing!
 

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM
Virtual Chapter Chats Read-Aloud

Join Miss Kristin for a read-aloud and discussion.

Registering for one class will register your child in all 3 sessions (8/12, 8/19, & 8/26).

Geared towards grades K-2, but grades 3 welcome, too!

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 24 spaces available.

Join Miss Kristin for a read-aloud and discussion.

Registering for one class will register your child in all 3 sessions (8/12, 8/19, & 8/26).

Geared towards grades K-2, but grades 3 welcome, too!

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
CIRCUS KIRKUS with KIRK MARSH (A Virtual Performance and Interview)

Watch a circus performance then learn how to become a clown.  Video concludes with an interview of circus performer Kirk Marsh.  

Presented by Page Turners Adventures

Your Library Staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 19th at 6:30 pm.  We hope you will  join us.

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be vaild from August 20th to August 26th.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 96 spaces available.

Watch a circus performance then learn how to become a clown.  Video concludes with an interview of circus performer Kirk Marsh.  

Presented by Page Turners Adventures

Your Library Staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 19th at 6:30 pm.  We hope you will  join us.

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be vaild from August 20th to August 26th.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 96 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Virtual Game Night

Join Roseanne and Wendi for some FUN playing virtual TRIVIA and BINGO games! 

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Join Roseanne and Wendi for some FUN playing virtual TRIVIA and BINGO games! 

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Thursday August 20, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Theater Crafts and Games

This post contains two crafts and two games.  For the littlest family members, help them make a Drama Dragon.  For older children and adults, put on a play by making a Tissue Box Theater.  Then gather the whole family and play Mad Director and Improv Games.  

Materials List: 

Toilet Paper Tube Dragon Materials:
Construction
Paper
Toilet Paper Tube
Glue Stick (or tape)
Two Large Pompons
Two Small Pompoms
Two Googly Eyes
Tissue Paper

Tissue Box Theater and Puppets Materials:
Empty Tissue Box (rectangular type works best)
5-8 Craft Sticks
Red & Yellow Pain
Black Sharpie Marker
Construction
Paper
Glue
Googly Eyes

Presented by Page Turner Adventures.  


The video will be available for on-demand viewing from August 20th until August 27th.  Click here for the video.  Enter password: Week9
Please note all passwords are case sensitive.  You will get an error message if you try to access the video before August 20th.  

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

This post contains two crafts and two games.  For the littlest family members, help them make a Drama Dragon.  For older children and adults, put on a play by making a Tissue Box Theater.  Then gather the whole family and play Mad Director and Improv Games.  

Materials List: 

Toilet Paper Tube Dragon Materials:
Construction
Paper
Toilet Paper Tube
Glue Stick (or tape)
Two Large Pompons
Two Small Pompoms
Two Googly Eyes
Tissue Paper

Tissue Box Theater and Puppets Materials:
Empty Tissue Box (rectangular type works best)
5-8 Craft Sticks
Red & Yellow Pain
Black Sharpie Marker
Construction
Paper
Glue
Googly Eyes

Presented by Page Turner Adventures.  


The video will be available for on-demand viewing from August 20th until August 27th.  Click here for the video.  Enter password: Week9
Please note all passwords are case sensitive.  You will get an error message if you try to access the video before August 20th.  

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Virtual Tai Chi

Eddie continues these popular classes.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

Location: Virtual Meeting

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Eddie continues these popular classes.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

Location: Virtual Meeting

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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4:00 PM - 4:10 PM
Virtual Bide-A-Wee: Reading to Dogs

Have fun reading to a therapy dog!

Please sign up for only 1 session per child.

Ages 6 years - 8 years

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 2 spaces available.

Have fun reading to a therapy dog!

Please sign up for only 1 session per child.

Ages 6 years - 8 years

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual Intermediate Spanish
CONTACT: Piedad Ramirez  516-481-6591 ext.11  canaria@whplibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 13 spaces available.
CONTACT:
  Piedad Ramirez
  516.481.6591 ext.11
   canaria@whplibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 13 spaces available.

 
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4:15 PM - 4:25 PM
Virtual Bide-A-Wee: Reading to Dogs

Have fun reading to a therapy dog!

Please sign up for only 1 session per child.

Ages 6 years - 8 years

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 2 spaces available.

Have fun reading to a therapy dog!

Please sign up for only 1 session per child.

Ages 6 years - 8 years

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM - 4:40 PM
Virtual Bide-A-Wee: Reading to Dogs

Have fun reading to a therapy dog!

Please sign up for only 1 session per child.

Ages 6 years - 8 years

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 2 spaces available.

Have fun reading to a therapy dog!

Please sign up for only 1 session per child.

Ages 6 years - 8 years

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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4:45 PM - 4:55 PM
Virtual Bide-A-Wee: Reading to Dogs

Have fun reading to a therapy dog!

Please sign up for only 1 session per child.

Ages 6 years - 8 years

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There is 1 space available.

Have fun reading to a therapy dog!

Please sign up for only 1 session per child.

Ages 6 years - 8 years

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There is 1 space available.

 
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6:30 PM
Virtual Chapter Chats Read-Aloud

Join Miss Samantha for a read-aloud and discussion.

Registering for one class will register your child in all 4 sessions (8/6, 8/13, 8/20, & 8/27).

Grades 3-5

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 28 spaces available.

Join Miss Samantha for a read-aloud and discussion.

Registering for one class will register your child in all 4 sessions (8/6, 8/13, 8/20, & 8/27).

Grades 3-5

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 28 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Beethoven and the Mystery Mansion AND Drama Dragon (Two Shows!)

Learn a littlebit about theaters and how a production works, then enjoy Beethoven and the Mystery Mansion.  As a special treat a second show is planned with the DRAMA DRAGON who decides that having too many feelings is just not worth it!

Presented by Page Turner Adventures. 

Your library staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 20th at 6:30 p.m. We hope you will join us. 

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be valid from August 21st to August 27th.  

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 98 spaces available.

Learn a littlebit about theaters and how a production works, then enjoy Beethoven and the Mystery Mansion.  As a special treat a second show is planned with the DRAMA DRAGON who decides that having too many feelings is just not worth it!

Presented by Page Turner Adventures. 

Your library staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 20th at 6:30 p.m. We hope you will join us. 

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be valid from August 21st to August 27th.  

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 98 spaces available.

Friday August 21, 2020
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual JUF

Virtual out loud reading group for disabled adults.  Contact chosang@whplibrary if you would like to join.

CONTACT: Cynthia Hosang  chosang@whplibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Virtual out loud reading group for disabled adults.  Contact chosang@whplibrary if you would like to join.

CONTACT:
  Cynthia Hosang
  
   chosang@whplibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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11:00 AM
Virtual Stories & Songs for Babies & Toddlers

Join Miss Victoria for stories & songs!

Geared toward ages birth - 3 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 30 spaces available.

Join Miss Victoria for stories & songs!

Geared toward ages birth - 3 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 30 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Virtual Graphic Novel Book Chat (Grades 6 to 12)

Read the graphic novel Sheets by Brenna Thummler and then join us for a chat on Zoom.  The Zoom link will will be emailed to participants. A digital version (ebook) of Sheets is available on Hoopla.  You can also interloan a copy of the print book for pick-up with the library's lobby pick-up service. 
 

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 98 spaces available.

Read the graphic novel Sheets by Brenna Thummler and then join us for a chat on Zoom.  The Zoom link will will be emailed to participants. A digital version (ebook) of Sheets is available on Hoopla.  You can also interloan a copy of the print book for pick-up with the library's lobby pick-up service. 
 

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 98 spaces available.

Saturday August 22, 2020
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Library Closed
Sunday August 23, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Science Sundays with Absolute Science Teaches Magic

Enjoy these educational and fun science shows for elementary learners, grades 1 to 5.

Rick Eugene Magician - Magician Rick Eugene will confound and astound you with cards, coins, ropes, mind reading and more!

Kayleigh Rogers Magician - Meet 9 year old, Kayleigh Rogers - Iowa's Youngest Magician! She'll thrill you with magic rabbits, helmets and balls, swords, flowers and MORE!

Rick Eugene's Magic Short Show #1 - Magician Rick Eugene will entertain you with classic tricks like cups and balls, ropes, coins and magic coloring books. You'll even learn how some of the tricks are done!

Rick Eugene Magic Short Show #2 - The fun continues with Magician Rick Eugene showing you ropes, cards, and coins. Rick will teach you how to perform some of these simple magic tricks for yourself to Amaze Your Friends!

To enjoy these videos please click here.  You will need to enter password: Magic .  

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Enjoy these educational and fun science shows for elementary learners, grades 1 to 5.

Rick Eugene Magician - Magician Rick Eugene will confound and astound you with cards, coins, ropes, mind reading and more!

Kayleigh Rogers Magician - Meet 9 year old, Kayleigh Rogers - Iowa's Youngest Magician! She'll thrill you with magic rabbits, helmets and balls, swords, flowers and MORE!

Rick Eugene's Magic Short Show #1 - Magician Rick Eugene will entertain you with classic tricks like cups and balls, ropes, coins and magic coloring books. You'll even learn how some of the tricks are done!

Rick Eugene Magic Short Show #2 - The fun continues with Magician Rick Eugene showing you ropes, cards, and coins. Rick will teach you how to perform some of these simple magic tricks for yourself to Amaze Your Friends!

To enjoy these videos please click here.  You will need to enter password: Magic .  

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed
Monday August 24, 2020
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Virtual Conversation Circle

Sit and chat for a spell with friends and neighbors during this difficult time and stay connected. With Sandy Hinden

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Sit and chat for a spell with friends and neighbors during this difficult time and stay connected. With Sandy Hinden

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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6:30 PM
Virtual A Time for Kids

Join A Time for Kids for some stories, songs, and a Summer Sand Castle activity!

Please try to have available the following suggested materials:
  • The Sand Castle Printout 
  • Glue
  • Handful of playground, beach sand or colored sand
  • Flat box or baking pan (to catch the excess sand)
  • 2 spoons or musical instruments 

Geared towards ages 3 years - 5 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 30 spaces available.

Join A Time for Kids for some stories, songs, and a Summer Sand Castle activity!

Please try to have available the following suggested materials:
  • The Sand Castle Printout 
  • Glue
  • Handful of playground, beach sand or colored sand
  • Flat box or baking pan (to catch the excess sand)
  • 2 spoons or musical instruments 

Geared towards ages 3 years - 5 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 30 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Virtual Spanish Conversation

Practice your Spanish and read along with a bilingual book.

CONTACT: Piedad Ramirez  516-481-6591 ext.11  canaria@whplibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 11 spaces available.

Practice your Spanish and read along with a bilingual book.

CONTACT:
  Piedad Ramirez
  516.481.6591 ext.11
   canaria@whplibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 11 spaces available.

Tuesday August 25, 2020
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9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Virtual Simply Stronger

Marilyn Bunger continues her popular class in exercise and strength training.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Marilyn Bunger continues her popular class in exercise and strength training.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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10:00 AM
Virtual Stay & PlayHooray

Join Molly Mouse for some songs and some stories!

Geared towards ages 4 months - 4 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 30 spaces available.

Join Molly Mouse for some songs and some stories!

Geared towards ages 4 months - 4 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 30 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Girls Who Code Virtual Session 1 (Grades 6 to 12)

Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization which aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science by equipping young women with the necessary computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join the West Hempstead Public Library's club and learn about the importance of computer science and participate in some coding projects of your own.  This class will meet bi-weekly on Zoom for the summer.  Class dates are July 14, July 28, August 11 and August 25. 

Please pick one of the two sessions, participation is limited for personalized attention.  

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 6 spaces available.

Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization which aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science by equipping young women with the necessary computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join the West Hempstead Public Library's club and learn about the importance of computer science and participate in some coding projects of your own.  This class will meet bi-weekly on Zoom for the summer.  Class dates are July 14, July 28, August 11 and August 25. 

Please pick one of the two sessions, participation is limited for personalized attention.  

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 6 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual Basic Spanish Vocabulary

Enjoy our virtual class and learn new Spanish vocabulary.

CONTACT: Piedad Ramirez  516-481-6591 ext.11  canaria@whplibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 2 spaces available.

Enjoy our virtual class and learn new Spanish vocabulary.

CONTACT:
  Piedad Ramirez
  516.481.6591 ext.11
   canaria@whplibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM
Virtual A Splash of Math from Crazy 8s

Join Miss Samantha.  Have some summer fun, while improving your math skills!

Grades K-2

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 30 spaces available.

Join Miss Samantha.  Have some summer fun, while improving your math skills!

Grades K-2

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 30 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM
Virtual A Splash of Math from Crazy 8s

Join Miss Samantha.  Have some summer fun, while improving your math skills!

Grades 3-5

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 30 spaces available.

Join Miss Samantha.  Have some summer fun, while improving your math skills!

Grades 3-5

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 30 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
THE AMAZING MR. A! (A Ventriloquist Show)

The hilarious ventriloquist, Mr. A (aka Richard Adler) and his dragon dummy…er…friend. Get ready for comedy, magic, ventriloquism and a dragon! 

Presented by Page Turners Adventures

Your Library Staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 25th at 6:30 pm.  We hope you will  join us.

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be vaild from August 26th to September 2nd.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 98 spaces available.

The hilarious ventriloquist, Mr. A (aka Richard Adler) and his dragon dummy…er…friend. Get ready for comedy, magic, ventriloquism and a dragon! 

Presented by Page Turners Adventures

Your Library Staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 25th at 6:30 pm.  We hope you will  join us.

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be vaild from August 26th to September 2nd.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 98 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 7:55 PM
Virtual Zumba

Sandy continues this popular class.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Sandy continues this popular class.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board Meeting
LOCATION: Community Room 3
Wednesday August 26, 2020
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual Yoga

Joe Cilmi continues his popular class in simple yoga poses and breathing techniques.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Joe Cilmi continues his popular class in simple yoga poses and breathing techniques.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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6:30 PM
Virtual Chapter Chats Read-Aloud

Join Miss Kristin for a read-aloud and discussion.

Registering for one class will register your child in all 3 sessions (8/12, 8/19, & 8/26).

Geared towards grades K-2, but grades 3 welcome, too!

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 24 spaces available.

Join Miss Kristin for a read-aloud and discussion.

Registering for one class will register your child in all 3 sessions (8/12, 8/19, & 8/26).

Geared towards grades K-2, but grades 3 welcome, too!

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
CAPTAIN BOOK AND THE BOOKANEERS! (A Virtual Show)

Set sail with CAPTAIN BOOK AND THE BOOKANEERS!

Presented by Page Turners Adventures

Your Library Staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 26th at 6:30 pm.  We hope you will  join us.

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be vaild from August 27th to September 3rd.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 96 spaces available.

Set sail with CAPTAIN BOOK AND THE BOOKANEERS!

Presented by Page Turners Adventures

Your Library Staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 26th at 6:30 pm.  We hope you will  join us.

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be vaild from August 27th to September 3rd.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 96 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Virtual Suffragettes in Corselettes

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Women's Right to Vote in the USA, Suffragettes in Corselettes is the story of the evolution of underwear & our 19th Amendment. Did the demise of tightlacing help women gain the right to vote in 1920? Laugh, grimace, and honor our foremothers’ journeys in this engrossing presentation by Herstory Unsanitized that explores ‘taboo’ subjects omitted from history!   

Register here.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing the login information about joining the program.

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Women's Right to Vote in the USA, Suffragettes in Corselettes is the story of the evolution of underwear & our 19th Amendment. Did the demise of tightlacing help women gain the right to vote in 1920? Laugh, grimace, and honor our foremothers’ journeys in this engrossing presentation by Herstory Unsanitized that explores ‘taboo’ subjects omitted from history!   

Register here.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing the login information about joining the program.

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Thursday August 27, 2020
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Girls Who Code Virtual Session 2 (Grades 6 to 12)

Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization which aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science by equipping young women with the necessary computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join the West Hempstead Public Library's club and learn about the importance of computer science and participate in some coding projects of your own.  This class will meet bi-weekly on Zoom for the summer.  Class dates are July 16, July 30, August 13 and August 27. 

Please pick one of the two sessions, participation is limited for personalized attention.  

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There is 1 space available.

Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization which aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science by equipping young women with the necessary computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join the West Hempstead Public Library's club and learn about the importance of computer science and participate in some coding projects of your own.  This class will meet bi-weekly on Zoom for the summer.  Class dates are July 16, July 30, August 13 and August 27. 

Please pick one of the two sessions, participation is limited for personalized attention.  

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There is 1 space available.

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Virtual Tai Chi

Eddie continues these popular classes.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

Location: Virtual Meeting

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Eddie continues these popular classes.

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

Location: Virtual Meeting

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual Intermediate Spanish
CONTACT: Piedad Ramirez  516-481-6591 ext.11  canaria@whplibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 13 spaces available.
CONTACT:
  Piedad Ramirez
  516.481.6591 ext.11
   canaria@whplibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 13 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM
Virtual Chapter Chats Read-Aloud

Join Miss Samantha for a read-aloud and discussion.

Registering for one class will register your child in all 4 sessions (8/6, 8/13, 8/20, & 8/27).

Grades 3-5

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 28 spaces available.

Join Miss Samantha for a read-aloud and discussion.

Registering for one class will register your child in all 4 sessions (8/6, 8/13, 8/20, & 8/27).

Grades 3-5

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 28 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
David Engel’s Pirate School (A Virtual Show)

Brush up on your pirate lingo with our guest performer, Pirate Billy Bones aka David Engel from David Engel’s Pirate School.

Presented by Page Turners Adventures

Your Library Staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 27th at 6:30 pm.  We hope you will  join us.

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be vaild from August 28th to September 4th.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 96 spaces available.

Brush up on your pirate lingo with our guest performer, Pirate Billy Bones aka David Engel from David Engel’s Pirate School.

Presented by Page Turners Adventures

Your Library Staff will be hosting a group virtual viewing on August 27th at 6:30 pm.  We hope you will  join us.

Registered participants will receive a link and password to watch this program at your leisure.  Link will be vaild from August 28th to September 4th.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 96 spaces available.

Friday August 28, 2020
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual JUF

Virtual out loud reading group for disabled adults.  Contact chosang@whplibrary if you would like to join.

CONTACT: Cynthia Hosang  chosang@whplibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Virtual out loud reading group for disabled adults.  Contact chosang@whplibrary if you would like to join.

CONTACT:
  Cynthia Hosang
  
   chosang@whplibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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11:00 AM
Virtual Stories & Songs for Babies & Toddlers

Join Miss Victoria for stories & songs!

Geared toward ages birth - 3 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 30 spaces available.

Join Miss Victoria for stories & songs!

Geared toward ages birth - 3 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 30 spaces available.

 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Virtual Financial Fridays Savvy Social Security Planning

A series with Rory Pinsky.  A different topic every other week. This week: Savvy Social Security Planning

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

A series with Rory Pinsky.  A different topic every other week. This week: Savvy Social Security Planning

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hour of Code Virtual Session (Grades 6 to 12)

Code.org is a non-profit organization and website that aims to encourage people, particularly school students in the United States, to learn computer science. Join the West Hempstead Public Library's class to participate in some coding projects of your own.  This class will meet bi-weekly on Zoom for the summer.  Class dates are July 17, 31, August 14, 28. 

Registrants of Girls Who Code will be automatically waitlisted for this program. Participation is limited for personalized attention.  

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 4 spaces available.

Code.org is a non-profit organization and website that aims to encourage people, particularly school students in the United States, to learn computer science. Join the West Hempstead Public Library's class to participate in some coding projects of your own.  This class will meet bi-weekly on Zoom for the summer.  Class dates are July 17, 31, August 14, 28. 

Registrants of Girls Who Code will be automatically waitlisted for this program. Participation is limited for personalized attention.  

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

 

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 4 spaces available.

Saturday August 29, 2020
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Library Closed
Sunday August 30, 2020
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed
Monday August 31, 2020
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Sherlock Holmes Takes the Case - A Virtual Play
Solve a mystery with the world’s most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes!
Something’s amiss, and now “the game’s afoot!” for the brilliant scientist and criminologist, Mr. Sherlock Holmes. Along with his trusted companion, Dr. Watson (played by a child volunteer), Holmes will follow the clues and solve the mystery with the audience’s help.
Register here.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing the log in information for joining the program.
 

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Solve a mystery with the world’s most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes!
Something’s amiss, and now “the game’s afoot!” for the brilliant scientist and criminologist, Mr. Sherlock Holmes. Along with his trusted companion, Dr. Watson (played by a child volunteer), Holmes will follow the clues and solve the mystery with the audience’s help.
Register here.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing the log in information for joining the program.
 

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Virtual Conversation Circle

Sit and chat for a spell with friends and neighbors during this difficult time and stay connected. With Sandy Hinden

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

Sit and chat for a spell with friends and neighbors during this difficult time and stay connected. With Sandy Hinden

This class is virtually attended through Zoom software. Registration is required with an email address. A class link will be emailed to participants. These classes are free of charge to registered participants. 

REGISTER HERE

Click here to watch a video on how to use Zoom software on a laptop or desktop.

Click here and here to watch videos on how to use Zoom software on a mobile device.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

 
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6:30 PM
Virtual A Time for Kids

Join A Time for Kids for some stories, songs and a Let's Get Ready for School - Colors, Shapes and Numbers activity!

Please have available the following suggested materials:
  • Kitchen/ toaster tongs or tweezers
  • Cotton balls or pompoms or small figures
  • 2 spoons or musical instruments

Geared towards ages 3 years - 5 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 30 spaces available.

Join A Time for Kids for some stories, songs and a Let's Get Ready for School - Colors, Shapes and Numbers activity!

Please have available the following suggested materials:
  • Kitchen/ toaster tongs or tweezers
  • Cotton balls or pompoms or small figures
  • 2 spoons or musical instruments

Geared towards ages 3 years - 5 years, but all are welcome

A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED, IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO THIS PROGRAM.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO EACH REGISTRANT AT SOME POINT BEFORE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 30 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Virtual Spanish Conversation

Practice your Spanish and read along with a bilingual book.

CONTACT: Piedad Ramirez  516-481-6591 ext.11  canaria@whplibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 11 spaces available.

Practice your Spanish and read along with a bilingual book.

CONTACT:
  Piedad Ramirez
  516.481.6591 ext.11
   canaria@whplibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Meeting

There are 11 spaces available.

Sunday September 6, 2020
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed
Tuesday September 22, 2020
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7:15 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board Meeting
LOCATION: Community Room 3
Sunday November 22, 2020
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hold for Family Program

TBA

LOCATION: Community Room
Monday December 21, 2020
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6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Hold for Family Program

Read the book by Lousia May Alcott with the whole family.  Come in and enjoy the newest version on the big screen with snacks and drinks.

LOCATION: Community Room

Read the book by Lousia May Alcott with the whole family.  Come in and enjoy the newest version on the big screen with snacks and drinks.

LOCATION: Community Room


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