Events Calendar

For more information on registering for a program, see our newsletter or call us at 631-473-0022.

Cardholders: You MUST be in good standing to register for Port Jefferson Free Library programs

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Tuesday May 23, 2017
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Elder Law: Legal Issues for Seniors
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

George Roach, the former Chief Attorney in charge of the Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County's Senior Citizen Division, will discuss and answer your questions on the following topics: understanding trust planning, strategies to protect assets from the cost of catastrophic illness, long-term care at home or in a nursing home, changes in federal and state estate and gift tax laws, and what legal documents you should have.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 12 spaces available.
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Infant Massage
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 6 weeks - 18 months with an adult

Cross cultural studies have shown the immediate and long term effects of massage on infants and young children in both good health and those struggling with colic and special needs. Join Licensed Massage Therapist Laura Morello and learn this new way of communicating with your child. Please dress in comfortable clothes, and bring a blanket for baby, one for yourself and baby’s favorite comfort toy.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 4 spaces available.
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Recovery Center East
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Recovery Center East would like to extend a warm hand to you! Meet new people, play games, create meaningful relationships with your peers! Learn more about Recovery Center East, our Guiding Council, staff, participants, and learn how to join in on the opportunities and events that we provide! We invite all; however, our program is geared toward individuals who have been, in some way, touched by mental illness and/or substance abuse. Light refreshments will be served during the event. We look forward to connecting with you! 

If you need a ride, RSVP ASAP! Space is limited. OR You can meet us there!

For the cold weather, we will be extending our warm hands by providing gloves and socks to our participants. You can reach the Recovery Center by phone at 631-369-4418 x1901 OR leave us a voicemail at 631-369-4418 x1900.

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Teens Speak Out Now
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join our new discussion group to voice your opinion and make a difference. We’re seeking dedicated teens to share ideas about activities, materials, and changes to implement to make the library a destination for teens. You will receive one hour of community service.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Spanish for Children
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Grades 1 - 5

Join us for this brand new program! Through weekly lessons and supplemental activities done at home, you can learn to speak Spanish. Please bring a notebook and pencil.

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Make It: Headbands
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old

Transform yourself into your favorite character or animal!

 

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Introduction to Photoshop
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Become an instant graphic artist by working with images and pictures in Adobe Photoshop. Learn how to alter images including sizing, shaping and coloring. Re-touch, filter and add effects to create works of art or just make your digital photos look the way you want them to. Prerequisites: For intermediate and advanced computer users.  Program presented by Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.  

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 7 spaces available.
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PJFL Photo Club
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This club consists of photographers of all skill levels who want to share their work and broaden their photographic horizons.  Group Leader is Pam Hauman.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Wednesday May 24, 2017
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Signing Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 36 months with an adult

Learn to communicate in sign language with your child through stories, songs, and games. Signing is a great way for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers to build their vocabulary and reduce frustration. Themes include food and drink, colors and clothing, animals, and feelings.

LOCATION: Activity Room
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PJFL Mah-Jong Club
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 This club is open to Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders and all levels of play are welcome.  If you own a set of Mah-Jong tiles, please bring them with you to the meeting.  For more information please call the library at 631- 473-0022. .

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Toddler Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 yrs old with adult

Our librarians combine books, songs, fingerplays and other fun activities in an attempt to model the early literacy foundations needed for reading success and help to create lifelong learners who love to read.

LOCATION: Picture Book area
There are 10 spaces available.
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Scavenger Hunt Day
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

May 24th is National Scavenger Hunt Day. Come to the Teen Center and pick up our scavenger hunt form and win a small prize if you can complete it.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Reading and Homework Buddies
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Grades K - 5

Would you like to practice your reading, or have someone read you some stories? Are you facing some challenges doing your homework? Join us are we pair experienced teen volunteers with elementary students who need assistance with reading or assignments.

 
LOCATION: other
There are 10 spaces available.
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Chess
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 6-12 years old

Here’s a chance for beginners, as well as more experienced chess players to develop strategies, sharpen their skills, and have fun playing a game of Chess with an instructor from the Long Island Chess Nuts to guide you.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 9 spaces available.
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Small Business Workshop: Discover Opportunities in Digital and Social Media Marketing
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Part 1: Do it yourself. -- Attendees will learn about career opportunities and how to obtain free training in the Digital and Social Media Marketing fields from companies like Google and other major social media companies like Hubspot Academy. 

·  How to create a personal or a company brand with social media and digital marketing. 

·  The many types of careers that are on-demand in the field of Digital and Social Marketing.

·  The new, hottest jobs and must-have skills for 2017.

·  How to landing their first social media or Digital Marketing job by using social media networks.

·  About Google's recent "Google Search" programs that are aimed at helping local and small business--with advertising innovations that focus on reaching the consumer through mobile advertising.

·  Will cover a little bit about obtaining relevant customers through the implementation of an effective online presence strategy- and the free available tools to achieve it. In addition, we will talk briefly about obtaining advertising grants from companies like Google-- for non-profits.


 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Great Decisions Discussion Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This group discusses topics of contemporary concern. the topic this meeting will be “Trade & Politics”.  Discussion leaders are Margaret Foster and Stojan Rebic.  For more information or to join this group, please call the library at 473-0022.

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Thursday May 25, 2017
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Mini Masterpieces: Floral Still Life
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old with an adult

Explore art history with us! Using paper, glue, and more you will create your very own floral still life to celebrate the coming of Spring.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 11 spaces available.
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Bubble Wrap Stomp Painting
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 3 - 6 years old with an adult

We'll read some books about feet, look at pictures of animal feet and then put on some foot-stomping music, take off our shoes and socks, wrap our feet in bubble wrap and go to town - making a mural with our bubble-wrapped feet!  Dress for a mess.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 5 spaces available.
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Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Iceland never ceases to amaze - lava fields, geothermal hot springs, waterfalls, geysers, glaciers and volcanoes. In just ninety minutes, travel expert . . .  will take you on a photographic tour covering the epic fjords of the North Coast; the 1973 volcanic eruption on the island of Heimaey and the  vibrant modern city of Reykjavik.  Come and join us on an expedition of discovery to learn why this small island is attracting thousands of new visitors.Program presented by world-wide traveler and professional photographer Pam Hauman.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 11 spaces available.
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English at the Library.  This formal ESOL class, is for adults 18 and older who speak English as a new language.  If you are a non-native English speaker who wants to learn and practice English then this class is for you.  Please contact the Reference Desk for more information.  Classes are taught by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming and are free and open to every adult. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Friday May 26, 2017
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Fourth Fridays Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This is a  library sponsored book club with meetings held at the Rose Caracappa Senior Center located at 739 Route 25A in Mt. Sinai.  The Discussion Facilitator is Sharon Zollenberg.

LOCATION: Offsite
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Drop In Crafts
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

All ages

Kick off your Memorial Day weekend by getting crafty at the Library! Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Family Film: Sing
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

   Families

   Rated PG         Running Time: 2 hours

*Children under 9 years of age MUST be accompanied by an adult*  Registration is not required.

 

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Movie Matinee
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Blood Pressure Screening
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Every last Friday of the month from 3:30 - 4:30 PM on a walk in basis, a clinician from St. Charles Hospital will be here to check your blood pressure free of charge. No registration is necessary.

 

LOCATION: other
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Mario Kart 8 Tournament
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join the Teen Center for a friendly game of Mario Kart. Let the Mario races begin!

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Saturday May 27, 2017
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Mother Goose Rhyme Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages: Birth-36 months with an adult

Introduce your infant or toddler to rhymes and songs while helping him/her develop motor, social and pre-literacy skills in a fun way.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 14 spaces available.
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Defensive Driving Class
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

This class is designed to help you become a better driver while reducing your auto insurance costs.  You can also receive up to a 4-point reduction from your driving record for points accumulated in the past 18 months.  The $32.00 class fee is non-refundable and checks or money orders should be made out to “Survive the Drive”. Please note, due to DMV regulations, if you are more than five- minutes late for class you may not be able to attend.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 15 spaces available.
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English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This class is for adults, 18 and older, whose first language is not English. Improve your English skills in this English-only class.  There is no need to pre-register for this FREE class simply show up. The program is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Paper Fortunes
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Do you have questions about the future? Join us to try and predict or guide you using paper fortunes as well as other materials to “predict your future”.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Crochet Workshop
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Crochet instructor Sharon Barnes returns to the library to present a five session workshop on learning to crochet.  Learn the basics plus finishing tips, and much more.  Please pick up a supply list of materials you will need to bring with you to class. There is no fee for this workshop

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Sunday May 28, 2017
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Memorial Day
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Monday May 29, 2017
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Memorial Day
LOCATION: other
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Tuesday May 30, 2017
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Listen Up! Have Your Hearing Tested Free
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Listen up!  Don't take your ears for granted.  Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the U.S, and it can affect the quality of your life and relationships. Trained audiologists from Earworks Audiology of Port Jefferson will be here to test your hearing free.   

 

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 14 spaces available.
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Art Starts
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 2 - 5 years old with an adult

Come into the Library and get creative with a variety of materials - Play Doh, paint, stickers, etc. Just bring your imagination and a smock!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 15 spaces available.
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Mindfulness Meditation
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

This program  will be held every other Tuesday and focuses on being in the present moment while learning how to use the breath as an anchor for the wandering mind.  It is a simple way to be more in touch with the fullness of being through self-observation, self-inquiry and mindful action.  Instructor is Certified Holistic Practitioner Jessica Harris-Iannuzzi.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 10 spaces available.
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Eco-Teens: Garden Helpers
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

We'll be opening our community garden again. Help out by coming down to the library during the selected hours and performing small gardening tasks for community service.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Spanish for Children
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Grades 1 - 5

Join us for this brand new program! Through weekly lessons and supplemental activities done at home, you can learn to speak Spanish. Please bring a notebook and pencil.

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Pajama Story Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Families

    Come to the Library dressed in your coolest PJ’s and listen to some great stories.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 19 spaces available.
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Wednesday May 31, 2017
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Signing Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 36 months with an adult

Learn to communicate in sign language with your child through stories, songs, and games. Signing is a great way for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers to build their vocabulary and reduce frustration. Themes include food and drink, colors and clothing, animals, and feelings.

LOCATION: Activity Room
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PJFL Mah-Jong Club
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 This club is open to Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders and all levels of play are welcome.  If you own a set of Mah-Jong tiles, please bring them with you to the meeting.  For more information please call the library at 631- 473-0022. .

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Toddler Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 yrs old with adult

Our librarians combine books, songs, fingerplays and other fun activities in an attempt to model the early literacy foundations needed for reading success and help to create lifelong learners who love to read.

LOCATION: Picture Book area
There are 10 spaces available.
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Reading and Homework Buddies
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Grades K - 5

Would you like to practice your reading, or have someone read you some stories? Are you facing some challenges doing your homework? Join us are we pair experienced teen volunteers with elementary students who need assistance with reading or assignments.

 
LOCATION: other
There are 10 spaces available.
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Meditation for a More Peaceful & Healthy Life
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Many people all over the world are turning to meditation to help them lead a more peaceful and healthy life-style. Scientific studies have proven that the practice of meditation reduces stress and anxiety, as well as decreases the risk of disease. Please join long time meditation practitioner, Johm Bednarik, for this engaging and informative workshop.  

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 20 spaces available.
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Thursday June 1, 2017
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Fused Bead Movie Characters
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Create your favorite cartoon or movie character using fuse beads. Your only limit is your imagination.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Kid's Kitchen: Swedish Cocoa Balls
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades 1 - 3

  Put on your aprons and join us for another episode of Kid's Kitchen.

 This program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
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America's Best Idea: Our National Parks
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join travel expert Pat Summers and tour “America's Best Idea: the National Parks”. We'll go coast to coast to visit the most famous ones as well as some hidden gems. Park history and folklore will be explained as well as tips for traveling and staying in the parks. Suggestions for day trips close to home will also be given.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 12 spaces available.
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English at the Library.  This formal ESOL class, is for adults 18 and older who speak English as a new language.  If you are a non-native English speaker who wants to learn and practice English then this class is for you.  Please contact the Reference Desk for more information.  Classes are taught by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming and are free and open to every adult. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Friday June 2, 2017
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Parent Toddler Workshop
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Ages: 18 - 36 months old with an adult

Enjoy an opportunity to play with your toddler while meeting other parents and their children.  The workshop features toys, puzzles, a play kitchen area, parenting resource professionals and circle time. Please do not bring any snacks or drinks (for either child or adult) to the program as this is a distraction to the other children and a problem for those with food allergies.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 9 spaces available.
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Silver Screen Showings
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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TGIF-Teen Gamers It's Friday!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us after school on Fridays to get your game on. Whatever your gaming pleasure, our Teen Center has got you covered. No registration required.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Saturday June 3, 2017
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Ready, Set, Dance!
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Ages: 18 - 36 months with an adult

Dance, wiggle and groove at the Library as you join us for some music, movement and fun!

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 18 spaces available.
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Yoga Workshop
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Certified Yoga Instructor Laurel Frey returns for this six-session program.  Please come dressed to participate including a yoga mat or towel.  Total fee for the workshop is $25.00 payable to the Port Jefferson Free Library.  The class fee must be paid upon registration and is non-refundable  

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 19 spaces available.
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English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This class is for adults, 18 and older, whose first language is not English. Improve your English skills in this English-only class.  There is no need to pre-register for this FREE class simply show up. The program is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Captain Underpants Party
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

   Ages: 7 - 12 years old

  Celebrate the release of his new movie with this special event exploring all things Underpants.  We will be creating Flip-a-Rama books, battling the Turbo Toilet and decorating underpants of our very own. Tra la la!

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 2 spaces available.
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Crochet Workshop
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Crochet instructor Sharon Barnes returns to the library to present a five session workshop on learning to crochet.  Learn the basics plus finishing tips, and much more.  Please pick up a supply list of materials you will need to bring with you to class. There is no fee for this workshop

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Monday June 5, 2017
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PlayHooray Babies
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Ages: 3-17 months old with an adult

Music and fun for your little one! Get ready to sing, dance and PlayHooray with your baby. This delightful program is a lively introduction to nursery rhymes, books, music and creative movement.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 10 spaces available.
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PlayHooray Kids
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 18 - 36 months old with an adult

Get ready to dance, march and PlayHooray with your toddler. This fun-filled music and movement program will have everyone up and moving to the beat!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 17 spaces available.
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Story Time Art
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Ages: 2 1/2 - 5 years old with an adult

Join Michelle Stylianou of Studio E as she shares a story and then guides students in the creation of a related work of art, using a variety of materials.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 11 spaces available.
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#iArted
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Release your built up creative energy at the teen center! Every Monday afternoon will have a different creative art project for you! Share your creations on social media with the hastag #iArted @portjefflibrary. No registration is needed. Walk in anytime!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Long Island Quilters
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

If you are a quilter and would like to join us, bring your sewing machine and a project.  If you are new to quilting and just want to find out more, feel free to stop in.  

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Clay Play
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages 2 - 5 with an adult

Clay stimulates a child's curiosity, intelligence, imagination, and creativity. It fosters eye-hand coordination, and it is also a great way to extend the attention span of children, who often work for long periods of time with clay. Bring your child to this program and let them play with clay! 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 15 spaces available.
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Windows 10 Introduction
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This class will provide an understanding of the newer version of Windows. If you have a Windows 10 device, feel free to bring it along. Presented by web developer Arooj Chaudhry.

Contact: Adult Reference

Registration for PJFL cardholders will begin April 26 and for non-residents May 1.

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 11 spaces available.
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Tuesday June 6, 2017
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PJFL Job Fair - Interviews
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
LOCATION: other
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Job Fair
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                               Looking for work?  Get your resume ready for the Port Jefferson Free Library’s 3rd annual Job Fair.  Presented by the Suffolk County Department of Labor’s One-Stop Employment Center over 35 Long Island companies looking for new hires will be here.  Registration is not necessary for this free event which is OPEN TO EVERYONE.  Attendees are encouraged to bring copies of their resume and to dress to impress a potential new employer.  Need proper job interviewing attire?   Contact Career Couture at 631-853-6769.  This program is FREE and OPEN to ALL.

Employers expected to attend :

New York Community Bank, Verizon Wireless, Mazim Healthcare, Riverhead Building Supply, Uncle Giuseppe’s, Bob’s Discount Furniture, Aflac, American Pool, United Healthcare, Lloyd Staffing, Coldwell Banker, U.S. Army, LI Cares, Skyline, Teachers Federal Credit Union, Utopia Homecare and more.  

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Picture Books in Motion
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 2 - 5 years old with an adult

Come join us as we share some classic children’s picture books and their movie adaptations. 

 

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 18 spaces available.
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Recovery Center East Meet & Greet
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Meet new people, play games, learn about resources, and create meaningful relationships with Recovery Center East staff. The Center is a project of the Association for Mental Health and Wellness. We invite all; however, this program is geared towards individuals who have, in some way, been touched by mental illness and/or substance abuse. No registration necessary, but if you need a ride, RSVP to Recovery Center East by phone at 631-369-4418 ext. 1901 OR leave us a voicemail at ext. 1900. Space is limited. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Eco-Teens: Garden Helpers
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

We'll be opening our community garden again. Help out by coming down to the library during the selected hours and performing small gardening tasks for community service.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Spanish for Children
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Grades 1 - 5

Join us for this brand new program! Through weekly lessons and supplemental activities done at home, you can learn to speak Spanish. Please bring a notebook and pencil.

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Lace Necklace Craft with Bonnie Schwartz
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Bonnie Schwartz will be here to help you create a delicate necklace by linking beautiful lace circles together.  Material fee is $6.00 due at registration payable to Port Jefferson Free Library

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 18 spaces available.
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Long Term Care and You
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Did you know that 70% of people over 65 will need long term care at some point? Planning for these costs, ahead of time, can bring you relief since Medicare and health insurance don’t usually cover long term care expenses. These expenses can be hard to predict but one thing you should know is that without a plan, the costs will typically fall on you and your family.Program presented by Senior Healthcare Specialist Grace Horan-Luce.

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 16 spaces available.
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Wednesday June 7, 2017
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Signing Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 36 months with an adult

Learn to communicate in sign language with your child through stories, songs, and games. Signing is a great way for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers to build their vocabulary and reduce frustration. Themes include food and drink, colors and clothing, animals, and feelings.

LOCATION: Activity Room
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PJFL Mah-Jong Club
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 This club is open to Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders and all levels of play are welcome.  If you own a set of Mah-Jong tiles, please bring them with you to the meeting.  For more information please call the library at 631- 473-0022. .

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Caregiver Support Group
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

The library hosts an ongoing caregiver support group every first Wednesday of the month from 10:30 a.m. to Noon. With the help of geriatric social worker Virginia Cash, the group offers emotional and social support as well as problem solving. The program is non-sectarian, non-denominational and is not disease specific. No need for prior registration to attend.  

 

 

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 10 spaces available.
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Toddler Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 yrs old with adult

Our librarians combine books, songs, fingerplays and other fun activities in an attempt to model the early literacy foundations needed for reading success and help to create lifelong learners who love to read.

LOCATION: Picture Book area
There are 10 spaces available.
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Cedar Hill Cemetery Assoc.
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
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Reading and Homework Buddies
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Grades K - 5

Would you like to practice your reading, or have someone read you some stories? Are you facing some challenges doing your homework? Join us are we pair experienced teen volunteers with elementary students who need assistance with reading or assignments.

 
LOCATION: other
There are 10 spaces available.
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Make-it! Tin Creations
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Using basic materials you will create a metal art masterpiece.

 
 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Chess
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 6-12 years old

Here’s a chance for beginners, as well as more experienced chess players to develop strategies, sharpen their skills, and have fun playing a game of Chess with an instructor from the Long Island Chess Nuts to guide you.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 14 spaces available.
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Guided Meditation
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Meditation is a simple yet profound method to improve the quality of our lives. With practical instructions we can learn to gain the inner peace we seek.  Class led by Meditation Practitioner Juliane Renee.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 11 spaces available.
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Thursday June 8, 2017
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Ellen & Doreen Present: We Love DAD
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 2 1/2 - 5 years with an adult

Join us for a special story time with art activities designed to celebrate Dads and Grandpas everywhere.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 21 spaces available.
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New Voices Book Discussion
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

This library sponsored Book Discussion Group meets the second Thursday of each month at 11:00 a.m. The book for discussion in June is Commonwealth by Ann Patchett The Discussion Facilitator is Diane M. Konoski  

 

 

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Super Smash Tournament
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

These Super Smash Bros. Tournament will be featuring single elimination, 6 minute and 2 lives battles. Join the competitive arena to see who's the best.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Tween-Parent Trivia
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old with an adult

Who is smarter, parents or their kids? Let’s find out! Each tween that signs up must bring a parent willing to participate!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 16 spaces available.
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English at the Library.  This formal ESOL class, is for adults 18 and older who speak English as a new language.  If you are a non-native English speaker who wants to learn and practice English then this class is for you.  Please contact the Reference Desk for more information.  Classes are taught by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming and are free and open to every adult. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Where Have All the Pollinators Gone?
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Master Beekeeper, Moira Alexander,  of the Nissequogue Apiary will explain the importance of Honeybees, via pollination, for a large percentage of the food that we eat. Moira will also explain why our native pollinators are in trouble and some of the things that have contributed to this problem. She will talk about the new Pollinator Protection Act and how local, state and federal agencies are responding to the crisis. Also included will be information about what you can do in your own backyard to add nutrition value and shelter for bees. Mark your calendar for this interesting and important presentation.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 15 spaces available.
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Friday June 9, 2017
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Parent Toddler Workshop
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Ages: 18 - 36 months old with an adult

Enjoy an opportunity to play with your toddler while meeting other parents and their children.  The workshop features toys, puzzles, a play kitchen area, parenting resource professionals and circle time. Please do not bring any snacks or drinks (for either child or adult) to the program as this is a distraction to the other children and a problem for those with food allergies.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 9 spaces available.
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Computer Basics: Part Two
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

In this hands-on class you will learn how to work with text including inputting, inserting, moving and erasing, basic word processing skills and understanding commands and dialog boxes. Prerequisite:  Completion of  Computer Basics: Part 1 or equivalent knowledge prior to taking this course. This class is being presented by LibraryTechnology Coordinator Thomas Arancio.

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 14 spaces available.
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Movie Matinee
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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TGIF-Teen Gamers It's Friday!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us after school on Fridays to get your game on. Whatever your gaming pleasure, our Teen Center has got you covered. No registration required.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Saturday June 10, 2017
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Mother Goose Rhyme Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages: Birth-36 months with an adult

Introduce your infant or toddler to rhymes and songs while helping him/her develop motor, social and pre-literacy skills in a fun way.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 16 spaces available.
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English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This class is for adults, 18 and older, whose first language is not English. Improve your English skills in this English-only class.  There is no need to pre-register for this FREE class simply show up. The program is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Magic the Gathering Tournament
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join Khan for a Magic Tournament at the Teen Center. Do you have what it takes to be the best?

 
 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Crochet Workshop
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Crochet instructor Sharon Barnes returns to the library to present a five session workshop on learning to crochet.  Learn the basics plus finishing tips, and much more.  Please pick up a supply list of materials you will need to bring with you to class. There is no fee for this workshop

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Monday June 12, 2017
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Little Scientists: Meet Professor Gills
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old with an adult

Have you ever wondered how fish are able to breathe underwater?  Meet a live fishy friend and explore amazing facts about fish in this interactive program. Create a fun fishy craft too.

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LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 20 spaces available.
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Medicare Explained
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

What exactly is Medicare?  What does it cover and what is not covered under it?   What are the gaps in coverage and the out of pocket costs associated with it? These questions and more will be answered at this program.  Program presenter is Daniel Droblas of Empire BlueCross BlueShield

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 17 spaces available.
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#iArted
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Release your built up creative energy at the teen center! Every Monday afternoon will have a different creative art project for you! Share your creations on social media with the hastag #iArted @portjefflibrary. No registration is needed. Walk in anytime!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Long Island Quilters
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

If you are a quilter and would like to join us, bring your sewing machine and a project.  If you are new to quilting and just want to find out more, feel free to stop in.  

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Aromathera-Putty
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 7 - 12 years old

Turn simple ingredients and lavender essential oil into a sweet-smelling, relaxing  experience.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
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Excel Intermediate: Part Two
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This Excel intermediate level class will cover pivot tables and advanced chart customizing. Completion of the Excel Beginner classes or proficiency in the topics covered is required to attend this class.  The instructor is Frank Cerullo, CPM, MBA

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 16 spaces available.
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Tuesday June 13, 2017
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2nd Tuesday Morning Book Discussion
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Conference Room
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A Time for Kids: Sailboat
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 18 months - 5 years

Help your child prepare for school as you participate alongside him/her in this educational program of stories, songs, creative movement and a special craft

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 17 spaces available.
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East End Play Date: New Parent Support Group
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Ages: Birth - 5 years old with parent

Are you looking to join a group of parents caring for little ones? Then come into the Library for a playdate for them and an opportunity for you to bond with other parents over the challenges and joys of raising little people. Refreshments will be served.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 17 spaces available.
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Mindfulness Meditation
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

This program  will be held every other Tuesday and focuses on being in the present moment while learning how to use the breath as an anchor for the wandering mind.  It is a simple way to be more in touch with the fullness of being through self-observation, self-inquiry and mindful action.  Instructor is Certified Holistic Practitioner Jessica Harris-Iannuzzi.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 17 spaces available.
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Playstation VR Open Play
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join us in welcoming our new addition to our gaming area, The Playstation VR Experience. Learn about virtual reality and test out this new type of gaming at the Teen center.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
There are 14 spaces available.
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Teens Speak Out Now
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join our new discussion group to voice your opinion and make a difference. We’re seeking dedicated teens to share ideas about activities, materials, and changes to implement to make the library a destination for teens. You will receive one hour of community service.

 
LOCATION: other
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Spanish for Children
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Grades 1 - 5

Join us for this brand new program! Through weekly lessons and supplemental activities done at home, you can learn to speak Spanish. Please bring a notebook and pencil.

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Make It Sew: Stuffed Emojis
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old

What’s your favorite Emoji?  Kissy Face? Winky Face? Poop? Whatever your favorite, come and make a stuffed version to have and to hug.

 

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Poetry Zone
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Poetry Zone is an ongoing poetry group that meets every second Tuesday of the month at the library. This group is open to ALL ADULTS who have a passion for writing. Please join us and bring your poems to share and your stories to inspire.  Postery Zone Leader is Kate Lamberg.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 20 spaces available.
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Handling Stress
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Stressed Out?  Stress is an inevitable part of our daily lives, but what happens to our bodies when we don’t control chronic stress?  Join Personal Development Coach Diane MacDonald for a program that will help you learn how to cope and manage stress at all levels.

 

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 12 spaces available.
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Wednesday June 14, 2017
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Signing Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 36 months with an adult

Learn to communicate in sign language with your child through stories, songs, and games. Signing is a great way for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers to build their vocabulary and reduce frustration. Themes include food and drink, colors and clothing, animals, and feelings.

LOCATION: Activity Room
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PJFL Mah-Jong Club
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 This club is open to Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders and all levels of play are welcome.  If you own a set of Mah-Jong tiles, please bring them with you to the meeting.  For more information please call the library at 631- 473-0022. .

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Toddler Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 yrs old with adult

Our librarians combine books, songs, fingerplays and other fun activities in an attempt to model the early literacy foundations needed for reading success and help to create lifelong learners who love to read.

LOCATION: Picture Book area
There are 10 spaces available.
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Reading and Homework Buddies
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Grades K - 5

Would you like to practice your reading, or have someone read you some stories? Are you facing some challenges doing your homework? Join us are we pair experienced teen volunteers with elementary students who need assistance with reading or assignments.

 
LOCATION: other
There are 10 spaces available.
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Bottle Flip Relay Challenge
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

We know, we ask you not to flip bottles at the Teen Center, so here is you chance to do it. We will have a challenge set up. Do you have what it takes to be the first to make it over the finish line?

 
 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Fun with Flags
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades K - 3

Celebrate Flag Day with this program filled with flag facts, crafts and treats! This program may not be suitable for children with food allergies.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 11 spaces available.
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Intermediate Photoshop
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This class builds on the concepts and skills taught in the Photoshop Basics class. Learn intermediate features and editing techniques in Adobe Photoshop including retouching, filters, effects and much more.  Prerequisite:  Photoshop Basics class or equivalent.  For intermediate and advanced computer users.  Class presented by Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

 

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 12 spaces available.
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Seed Saving
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This program will teach you how to collect and save seeds from your garden (wet + dry methods). Become a part of this supportive community of seed savers.  

Contact: Adult Reference Desk
Registration for PJFL cardholders begins April 26 and for non-residents May 1.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 29 spaces available.
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Thursday June 15, 2017
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Bus Trip: Tour of Carnegie Hall
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM

Carnegie Hall  is one of the most prestigious venues in the world for both classical music and popular music. Now you can experience the magic of Carnegie Hall with a guided tour.  See the concert hall from various points of view, while guides share the story of why Carnegie Hall was built, and what makes Carnegie Hall unique. Tours end in the museum and gift shop. Following lunch at Patsy’s Italian Restaurant  (a favorite with celebs) we visit  the Rizzoli Bookstore at 1133 Broadway in New York City’s NoMad neighborhood. For over fifty years—twenty-nine in its previous 57th Street location—Rizzoli Bookstore has been widely considered one of the foremost independent booksellers in America specializing in illustrated books on architecture, interior design, fashion, photography, cookery, and the fine and applied arts, as well as literature, and foreign language. Cost: $106.00 payable to Port Jefferson Free Library  

 

 

LOCATION: Offsite
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Babies Boogie
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 - 24 months

Shake, rattle and roll when you join Nicole Sparling for this musical program.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 7 spaces available.
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Toddlers Tango
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 25 months - 5 years old with an adult

Clap your hands, stomp your feet and wiggle to the beat! Children and their parents will be wiggling and giggling with this music and creative movement program. Help your child explore music from around the world with songs, instruments and dance. No younger siblings please.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 17 spaces available.
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Battle of the Books
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Battle of the Books is a county wide inter-library competition among teams of teens entering grades 6-9. We will focus on 8 young adult novels throughout the summer (titles will be released May 15, you may register and pick up your books beginning this date). The competition takes place on Saturday, August 13th at the Javits Lecture Center at Stony Brook University. This is your chance to support your library, read great books and have fun with friends! Registration begins May 15. * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Eat to Live a Better Life
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

In this workshop we will talk about how to eat better and make better food choices  to improve quality of life.  A discussion of how the food supply has changed over the last few decades and how it is causing chronic disease.  Learn how to make healthy food choices and learn how to read foods labels.  You will be presented with healthy alternatives to the foods we should be avoiding. Program presented by Dr. Brian Yonks in association with the non-profit Foundation of Wellness Professionals.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 15 spaces available.
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English at the Library.  This formal ESOL class, is for adults 18 and older who speak English as a new language.  If you are a non-native English speaker who wants to learn and practice English then this class is for you.  Please contact the Reference Desk for more information.  Classes are taught by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming and are free and open to every adult. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Friday June 16, 2017
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Foreign Film Festival
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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TGIF-Teen Gamers It's Friday!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us after school on Fridays to get your game on. Whatever your gaming pleasure, our Teen Center has got you covered. No registration required.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Saturday June 17, 2017
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Raiders of the Lost Read - Adult Summer Reading Program
9:30 AM - 9:30 PM


RAIDERS OF THE LOST READ
Embark on an epic adventure...one that will take you far into the realms of other lands...it's the Summer Reading Program! This year's theme is 'Raiders of the Lost Read'. Grab a guidebook and set out for worlds unknown: adventure stories are exciting and wide-ranging. Find one that appeals to your inner Indy! Read 5 books to get a prize, 7 to attend the Summer Reading party on Saturday, August 26 and enter weekly raffles! Program begins on Saturday, June 17 and ends on Saturday, August 19. Please note the Adult Summer Reading Program is limited to PJFL cardholders.

 

 

LOCATION: other
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Historical Happenings Book Discussion
10:00 AM - 10:55 AM
LOCATION: Conference Room
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English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This class is for adults, 18 and older, whose first language is not English. Improve your English skills in this English-only class.  There is no need to pre-register for this FREE class simply show up. The program is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Father's Day Frame
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old 

It's almost Father's Day!  Make a special hand-crafted frame for your dad or someone special to give to them on this celebratory day.

                                                                                                                                                                                        

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 12 spaces available.
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Make-it! Flower Crowns
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Flowers are perfect for any occasion, even on your head. Decorate a headpiece for yourself that is perfect for frolicking in the fields.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Summer Reading Kick-off: National Circus Project
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Families

Bring the whole family as the National Circus Project astounds and entertains us to kick off our Summer Reading fun!

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Monday June 19, 2017
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Baby and Me Yoga
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages: 6 weeks - 18 months old with an adult

Certified Yoga Instructor, Gina Morin along with her baby Jaya, will present this class for you to get into good yoga practice while bonding with baby. We will focus on being in the present moment with our bodies and our babies. Please bring: a yoga mat (required)  All levels of yoga experience welcomed.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 6 spaces available.
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Make-it! Bag of Holding
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Whether you play any RPG dice games or not, a tiny bag of holding is always useful. Join us as we make our own custom drawstring bags.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Long Island Quilters
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

If you are a quilter and would like to join us, bring your sewing machine and a project.  If you are new to quilting and just want to find out more, feel free to stop in.  

LOCATION: Conference Room
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CPR/AED Heartsaver Workshop
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

 Heartsaver® CPR AED is a classroom course that teaches adult, child and infant CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking of an adult, child and infant. This course teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning skills.  Class fee $45.00 payable to Port Jefferson EMS.  This class is open to all.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 9 spaces available.
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Make It: DIY Travel Game
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old

Join us and make a portable game to take with you on all your travels this summer.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 6 spaces available.
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Make-it! Duct Tape Wallet
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Learn how to construct this classic craft, and make handy and styling accessory.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Tuesday June 20, 2017
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Infant Massage
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 6 weeks - 18 months with an adult

Cross cultural studies have shown the immediate and long term effects of massage on infants and young children in both good health and those struggling with colic and special needs. Join Licensed Massage Therapist Laura Morello and learn this new way of communicating with your child. Please dress in comfortable clothes, and bring a blanket for baby, one for yourself and baby’s favorite comfort toy.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 7 spaces available.
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Mindfulness Meditation
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

This program  will be held every other Tuesday and focuses on being in the present moment while learning how to use the breath as an anchor for the wandering mind.  It is a simple way to be more in touch with the fullness of being through self-observation, self-inquiry and mindful action.  Instructor is Certified Holistic Practitioner Jessica Harris-Iannuzzi.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 18 spaces available.
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Spanish for Children
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Grades 1 - 5

Join us for this brand new program! Through weekly lessons and supplemental activities done at home, you can learn to speak Spanish. Please bring a notebook and pencil.

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Nutrition For Radiant Skin
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join holistic nutrition coach Tina Annibell.  She will teach you the top secrets for healthy, youthful, radiant skin.  Learn which foods are critical for beautiful skin and those that harm it.  Understand how to choose good skin products and which ones to steer clear of.  Take home informational handouts and recipes.

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 16 spaces available.
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Tuesday Evening Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This Library sponsored book discussion group meets the third Tuesday of each month. The Discussion Facilitaor is Linda Ruben. To join this group or for more information please call the library at 473-0022.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Wednesday June 21, 2017
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Baby Games
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: Birth - 12 months old with an adult

Join Kathy Roeder for activities to stimulate physical and mental development, including fingerplays, creative movement, parachute play and more.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 12 spaces available.
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PJFL Mah-Jong Club
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 This club is open to Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders and all levels of play are welcome.  If you own a set of Mah-Jong tiles, please bring them with you to the meeting.  For more information please call the library at 631- 473-0022. .

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Toddler Games
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

13 - 36 months old with an adult

Join Kathy Roeder for an action-packed hour of songs, stories and fingerplays.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 17 spaces available.
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Teens Vs. Librarians
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you have the skills to take the librarians down? We challenge you to beat us in a game you vote on!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Senior Advocate Visit
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Seniors can meet one-on-one with a trained senior advocate from the Suffolk County Office for the Aging.  Information about benefits such as HEAP, Medicare, Medicaid, home care, ID and other assistance for seniors will be provided.  No appointment is necessary.  Have a problem or question that can’t wait?  Call Pam at (631) 853-8236. 

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Bleeding Control: Save a Life
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Bleeding Control (BCon) course is designed for those who have little or no medical training but may be called upon to respond to and deliver trauma care and bleeding control prior to emergency medical services (EMS) arrival or in an austere environment.  Course instruction courtesy of the Port Jefferson EMS.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 13 spaces available.
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String Dolls
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

An adorable mini person built with simple materials. Create a string doll to show off to your friends.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Tie Dye Coffee Filters
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades K - 3

Using markers and water, we will transform coffee filters into dazzling tie dye masterpieces. Please dress for mess. 

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 14 spaces available.
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Thursday June 22, 2017
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Dot Marker Madness
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 2 - 5 years old

We know you love making art with our dot markers, so come in and dot away on lots of summery shapes!       

Please dress for mess!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 12 spaces available.
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Princess Leia and Stormtrooper Cupcakes
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us as we decorate plain vanilla cupcakes into Star Wars edible fun.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Battle of the Books
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Battle of the Books is a county wide inter-library competition among teams of teens entering grades 6-9. We will focus on 8 young adult novels throughout the summer (titles will be released May 15, you may register and pick up your books beginning this date). The competition takes place on Saturday, August 13th at the Javits Lecture Center at Stony Brook University. This is your chance to support your library, read great books and have fun with friends! Registration begins May 15. * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Lip Sync Battle Videos: Green Screen Style
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Gather your props together and get ready to lip sync your heart out in a short video created by you! We’ll use our green screen and you can edit your videos to make them even more epic!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Make Your Own Jellyfish in a Bottle
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

   Grades 3 - 5

  Join us as we use clear plastic bags and plastic soda bottles to create a jellyfish in a bottle.  

  Watch how your jellyfish appears to come to life!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 6 spaces available.
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Healthcare Proxies, Powers of Attorney, Living Will
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Retaining control over life decisions as the end of life approaches is a top priority for nearly everyone.  This objective can be achieved by good planning including the preparation of the proper directives.  Attorney Linda Toga will be here to discuss three important advance legal directives you should know about:  Healthcare Proxy, Power of Attorney and Living Wills.  

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 13 spaces available.
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English at the Library.  This formal ESOL class, is for adults 18 and older who speak English as a new language.  If you are a non-native English speaker who wants to learn and practice English then this class is for you.  Please contact the Reference Desk for more information.  Classes are taught by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming and are free and open to every adult. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Friday June 23, 2017
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Parent Toddler Workshop
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Ages: 18 - 36 months old with an adult

Enjoy an opportunity to play with your toddler while meeting other parents and their children.  The workshop features toys, puzzles, a play kitchen area, parenting resource professionals and circle time. Please do not bring any snacks or drinks (for either child or adult) to the program as this is a distraction to the other children and a problem for those with food allergies.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 9 spaces available.
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Fourth Fridays Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This is a  library sponsored book club with meetings held at the Rose Caracappa Senior Center located at 739 Route 25A in Mt. Sinai.  The Discussion Facilitator is Sharon Zollenberg.

LOCATION: Offsite
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Shrinky Dink Animal Pendant
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Print or sketch an animal of your choice and watch as it shrinky dinks to a mini version of itself. Perfect for jewelry.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Movie Matinee
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Tween Game Day
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  Ages: 8 - 12 years

  Celebrate the last day of school as we pull out some board games, munch on some snacks and race to the finish!                                

 This program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 4 spaces available.
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Blood Pressure Screening
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
LOCATION: other
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Saturday June 24, 2017
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Mother Goose Rhyme Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Ages: Birth-36 months with an adult

Introduce your infant or toddler to rhymes and songs while helping him/her develop motor, social and pre-literacy skills in a fun way.

 

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 16 spaces available.
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English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This class is for adults, 18 and older, whose first language is not English. Improve your English skills in this English-only class.  There is no need to pre-register for this FREE class simply show up. The program is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Minute to Win It
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us for a friendly competition of various games of skill to challenge your friends.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Erik's Reptile Edventures
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Families 

This interactive show allows you to see, touch, and learn about the lives of some amazing animals! Participants will meet many species of animals, including Lizards, Snakes, Turtles, Tree  Frogs, Toads, Salamanders, and others as Erik Callender shares his love of animals as well as the latest news of his exciting new environmental school in Madagascar.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 36 spaces available.
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Crochet Workshop
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Crochet instructor Sharon Barnes returns to the library to present a five session workshop on learning to crochet.  Learn the basics plus finishing tips, and much more.  Please pick up a supply list of materials you will need to bring with you to class. There is no fee for this workshop.

Please contact the Adult Reference Desk for more information.

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Monday June 26, 2017
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AARP Defensive Driving
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This class is sponsored by AARP and participants must complete both classes to qualify for the 10% reduction on their automobile liability and collision insurance. A non-refundable fee of $20.00 for  AARP members and a $ 25.00 fee for non-members is due upon registration

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 14 spaces available.
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Happy 10th Birthday, Elephant & Piggie
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 3 - 7 years old with an adult

Did you know that Elephant and Piggie are ten years old? Join us as we celebrate some of our favorite Mo Willems’ characters! We’ll read a few of our favorite stories and make some crafts inspired by these good friends.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 12 spaces available.
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Food Pictionary
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Play the game Pictionary with a new twist. Instead of drawing the clues traditionally, you can only use food condiments. Two teams will battle it out to the title of Food Pictionary Champions!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Long Island Quilters
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

If you are a quilter and would like to join us, bring your sewing machine and a project.  If you are new to quilting and just want to find out more, feel free to stop in.  

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Make Your Own Candyland
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades K - 2

 Have you ever wanted to make your own board game?  Now you can, as Miss Kim leads us in the creation of a personalized Candy Land game.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 9 spaces available.
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Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a public meeting.

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
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AARP Defensive Driving
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This class is sponsored by AARP and participants must complete both classes to qualify for the 10% reduction on their automobile liability and collision insurance. A non-refundable fee of $20.00 for  AARP members and a $ 25.00 fee for non-members is due upon registration

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Art Starts - Play Doh!
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 2 - 5 years old with an adult

Come into the Library and get creative with everyone’s favorite - Play Doh! Just bring your imagination and a smock!

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 16 spaces available.
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Recovery Center East Meet & Greet
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Meet new people, play games, learn about resources, and create meaningful relationships with Recovery Center East staff. The Center is a project of the Association for Mental Health and Wellness. We invite all; however, this program is geared towards individuals who have, in some way, been touched by mental illness and/or substance abuse. No registration necessary, but if you need a ride, RSVP to Recovery Center East by phone at 631-369-4418 ext. 1901 OR leave us a voicemail at ext. 1900. Space is limited. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Nacho Average Tuesday
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Make your own nacho platter with chips, dip and loads of toppings. We will be playing fun games while you munch on your creation.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Spanish for Children
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Grades 1 - 5

Join us for this brand new program! Through weekly lessons and supplemental activities done at home, you can learn to speak Spanish. Please bring a notebook and pencil.

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Bucket-List Challenge
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join the Teen Center in creating a Bucket List Challenge for the Summer. If challenge is created, it will be implemented and used for our Summer Reading Challenge. You will earn one hour of community service.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Pajama Story Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Families

    Come to the Library dressed in your coolest PJ’s and listen to some great stories.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 19 spaces available.
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PJFL Photo Club
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This club consists of photographers of all skill levels who want to share their work and broaden their photographic horizons.  Group Leader is Pam Hauman.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
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Story Time Yoga
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Ages: 18 - 36 months with an adult

Join us for an engaging journey into literature.  Participants will bend, stretch, sing, laugh and READ!, allowing children to experience story time like they never have before.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 12 spaces available.
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PJFL Mah-Jong Club
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 This club is open to Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders and all levels of play are welcome.  If you own a set of Mah-Jong tiles, please bring them with you to the meeting.  For more information please call the library at 631- 473-0022. .

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Story Time Yoga
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old with an adult

Join us for an engaging journey into literature.  Participants will bend, stretch, sing, laugh and READ!, allowing children to experience story time like they never have before.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 12 spaces available.
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Yoga Time
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Ages: 5 - 8 years old 

Learn about this ancient form of exercise and relaxation.   Please wear loose, comfortable clothes and bring a towel or yoga mat.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 9 spaces available.
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Make It: Glue Gun Stencil Art
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old

Come get your craft on at the Library using glue guns and acrylic paint. Create your own designs and then bring them home to hang up on your wall!

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Make-it! Clay
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Make your own clay that you can sculpt and watch harden into your very own art masterpiece.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Chess
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 6-12 years old

Here’s a chance for beginners, as well as more experienced chess players to develop strategies, sharpen their skills, and have fun playing a game of Chess with an instructor from the Long Island Chess Nuts to guide you.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 15 spaces available.
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Make-it! Woven Yarn Bangles
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Tired of those plain wooden arm bangles? Go from lifeless to lovable in our craft program designed to make these accessories cute and fashionable.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Documentary: What happened, Miss Simone?
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

A documentary about the life and legend Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the High Priestess of Soul. (116 mins)

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Great Decisions Discussion Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This group discusses topics of contemporary concern. the topic this meeting will be “Trade & Politics”.  Discussion leaders are Margaret Foster and Stojan Rebic.  For more information or to join this group, please call the library at 473-0022.

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Thursday June 29, 2017
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Kick and Play
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Ages: 12 - 24 months old with an adult                                                                                             

 

Join experienced instructors and their puppet friends, Mimi & Pepe, for this parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed to take you and your little one through a world of exciting physical activity.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 16 spaces available.
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Super Soccer Stars
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 2 - 3 years old with an adult

Join members from Super Soccer Stars and learn how to use the soccer ball to not only improve skills, but also develop self-confidence and improve gross motor skills.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 14 spaces available.
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Super Soccer Stars
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ages: 4 - 6 years old with an adult

Join members from Super Soccer Stars and learn how to use the soccer ball to not only improve skills, but also develop self-confidence and improve gross motor skills.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 19 spaces available.
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Make-it! Cosplay Headbands
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Transform yourself into a unicorn or pikachu with the help of these Cosplay headbands!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Battle of the Books
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Battle of the Books is a county wide inter-library competition among teams of teens entering grades 6-9. We will focus on 8 young adult novels throughout the summer (titles will be released May 15, you may register and pick up your books beginning this date). The competition takes place on Saturday, August 13th at the Javits Lecture Center at Stony Brook University. This is your chance to support your library, read great books and have fun with friends! Registration begins May 15. * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Minion on a Cupcake
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades 4 - 8                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Join Creative Chef Rob Scott and create your very own minion on a cupcake, meet a minion and play a minion 4 corners game.

This program will be held at the Teen Center.

 

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
There are 7 spaces available.
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English at the Library.  This formal ESOL class, is for adults 18 and older who speak English as a new language.  If you are a non-native English speaker who wants to learn and practice English then this class is for you.  Please contact the Reference Desk for more information.  Classes are taught by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming and are free and open to every adult. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Friday June 30, 2017
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Ellen & Doreen Present: Happy Birthday, America
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 2 1/2 - 5 years with an adult

Children will celebrate the U.S.A. with a variety of patriotic crafts and a special story

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 18 spaces available.
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Ellen & Doreen Present: Happy Birthday Heart Hanger
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grades K - 3

Celebrate America's birthday by making a heart hanger to display for the 4th of July holiday.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 21 spaces available.
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Teen Bake-Off
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Teens who love baking can join the Teen Center in our first ever bake off. Create a baked dish at home, cookies, brownies, cake, etc, and present it to the judges for an awesome "Baking Prize." Pick up your official rules and entry form beginning June 1.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Make It: Bookmarks
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old 

Summer reading time is here, so why not add some flair to your bookmarks? Stop by and design your own bookmark using washi tape patterns.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 15 spaces available.
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Make-it! Pop(sicle) Art
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Forgot the canvas at home? Did you know popsicle sticks can fix that? Make small little sticks into little canvases for tiny art.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Blood Pressure Screening
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Every last Friday of the month from 3:30 - 4:30 PM on a walk in basis, a clinician from St. Charles Hospital will be here to check your blood pressure free of charge. No registration is necessary.

 

LOCATION: other
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Saturday July 1, 2017
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Ready, Set, Dance!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 18 - 36 months with an adult   

Dance, wiggle and groove at the Library as you join us for some music, movement and fun!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Star Wars 3-D Keychain
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars and learn how to make your own keepsake keychain using Tinkercad.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 6:34 PM     
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Saturday Morning Cartoons
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Families

Join us for an hour or two as we watch come classic cartoons! Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Comic Book Makeup
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Be a part of the newest makeup trend - Pop Art Makeup. Learn simple makeup techniques to turn your face into a character straight from the pages of a comic book. You will even receive a makeup kit to take home with everything you need to recreate the look!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 6:35 PM     
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Monday July 3, 2017
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Science and Stories: Clorinda Takes Flight
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 7 with an adult 

Clorinda is a cow with a big heart and even bigger dreams. Join Clorinda as she uses a trial and error approach to develop the perfect flying machine. Then we’ll use trial and error ourselves to build and design our own flying contraptions; from roto-copters to gliders to hot air balloons!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Make-It! Silly Putty
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Silly putty is fun! You can stretch it, bounce it or squish it! Come make your own!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 6:35 PM     
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Mixed Media
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Ages: 5 - 9 

Students will learn about a different artist each session and create a project in the style of that artist. We will explore different media such as tempra, watercolor, pastels, colored pencils and a combination of materials to create collage. 

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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STEMtastic: Marbles, Mazes, Ramps, and Roller-Coasters
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Ages: 7 - 12 years old

In this class, we'll manipulate the forces of gravity, acceleration and motion in ways Newton never could have envisioned. We'll use a larger-than life sized marble ramp to see how marbles travel, build our own marble Roller-Coaster and Pin-ball machine or marble maze.  Each participant will take home their own marble maze or pinball machine.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Mini Murder Mystery - Who Done it?
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

In this interactive forensic science program participants will use hands on techniques including simulated blood typing, fingerprint and handwriting analysis to investigate a fictional murder. After being presented with a crime scenario and facts of the case the students will use real forensic techniques to solve the murder mystery.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 6:36 PM     
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Long Island Quilters
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

If you are a quilter and would like to join us, bring your sewing machine and a project.  If you are new to quilting and just want to find out more, feel free to stop in.  

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Onigiri Keychain
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Super cute and fuzzy and small and a must have! Mimic a Japanese delicacy to create an adorable little friend.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 6:37 PM     
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Schoolhouse Rock: America
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Families                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

To prepare ourselves for tomorrow’s observation of Independence Day, come in and enjoy this vintage film filled with songs celebrating everything that makes America great! Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
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Caregiver Support Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LOCATION: Conference Room
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Shake 'N Make Music - **Please note new age restrictions**
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 - 17 months with an adult

Join us for this high-energy, fun-filled musical and movement program.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Mah-Jong Club
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This club is open to Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders and all levels of play are welcome.  If you own a set of Mah-Jong tiles, please bring them with you to the meeting.  For more information please call the library at 631- 473-0022. 

LOCATION: other
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Shake 'N Make Music - **Please note new age restrictions**
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 18 months - 5 years old with an adult

Join us for this high-energy, fun-filled musical and movement program.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Super Smash Bros. Tournament
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join the Teen Center in representing the best of the best at our New Super Smash Bros. Tournament. *DLC's with new characters and maps have been added to our collection. * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 6:37 PM     
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Candy Olympics
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

We supply the candy and the challenges, you supply the competitive edge to win! * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 6:37 PM     
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Docksiders - For those entering Grades 3 - 4
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

For those entering 3rd - 4th grade

Calling all kids who LOVE to read!  Can you read a 100-page book every week?  Do you enjoy sharing the books you have read?  If you answered “YES”, then this is the program for you.  We will discover new books and authors, discuss ideas, play games, do crafts and enjoy some snacks together. Registration runs June 1 - June 29.  Please pick up the first book to be read when you register.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Henna Designs
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Get creative by learning how to use henna as temporary body art. Easy to apply and gorgeous by design, anyone can create their own henna tattoo!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 6:41 PM     
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Thursday July 6, 2017
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Wrap It Up Art
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Grades K - 3  

In this fun painting program, we will start with paint on canvas and then add plastic wrap, to make an abstract masterpiece.  Please dress for mess!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Book Buddies
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Earn community service hours while reading to young children. Arrive weekly at 11:00 AM to select books for the children, and begin reading to them at 11:30 AM. You must attend the short orientation that will be held immediately prior to the first session (at 11:00) in order to participate as a Book Buddy during any of the sessions.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Book Buddies
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Ages: 3 - 7 years old

Read with a book buddy this summer!  Young children will be paired with a middle school student to share books together.

LOCATION: other
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Quesadillas
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Learn to make traditional quesadillas as well as a dessert version made out of bananas and caramel. Impress your family and friends with your new culinary skills. * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 6:42 PM     
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Summer Beach Blast with Chef Rob Scott
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Grades K - 3  

Play crazy wall ball, flynch, head it or catch it - 4 corners and more. Also, we will have a watermelon eating contest and someone will win a prize.  Will it be you?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Make-It! Clocks
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Travel through the P-ages, but don’t lose track of time with this super neato clock we will be making!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 6:43 PM     
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Battle of the Books
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Battle of the Books is a county wide inter-library competition among teams of teens entering grades 6-9. We will focus on 8 young adult novels throughout the summer (titles will be released May 15, you may register and pick up your books beginning this date). The competition takes place on Saturday, August 13th at the Javits Lecture Center at Stony Brook University. This is your chance to support your library, read great books and have fun with friends! Registration begins May 15. * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Lego Batman and Pizza
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Watch the newest Lego movie while enjoying pizza.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 6:44 PM     
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Make Your Own Terrarium
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old

We will create a mini open-air garden that is a fun and easy way to add a little greenery to any indoor space.  We will provide the supplies.  All you need is your green thumb.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Friday July 7, 2017
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PlayHooray Babies
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Ages: 3-17 months old with an adult

Music and fun for your little one! Get ready to sing, dance and PlayHooray with your baby. This delightful program is a lively introduction to nursery rhymes, books, music and creative movement.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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PlayHooray Kids
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 18 - 36 months old with an adult

Get ready to dance, march and PlayHooray with your toddler. This fun-filled music and movement program will have everyone up and moving to the beat!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Community Service - Shell Collectors
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Collect some beautiful shiny shells with the teen center for an upcoming craft later this fall. Receive an hour of community service for helping the librarian on the Port Jeff mini beach. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:01 PM     
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Make It: Aquarium
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old

Love the aquarium? Now you can make your own miniature one in a mason jar and bring it home with you!                                                                                                              

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Retro Gaming
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Stroll down memory lane with some old school video games and board games. Snacks will be provided.* Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:02 PM     
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Movie Matinee
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Saturday July 8, 2017
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Alzheimer's and Related Disorders Workshop for Family Caregivers
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: St. Charles Hospital

This FREE four-session workshop is designed to improve the quality of life of family/friends caring for people with dementia by providing them with the education, practical skills and strategies needed to successfully engage with the person with dementia.  Topics include communication techniques, strategies for managing difficult behaviors. Facilitated by Dementia Care Specialist, Barbara R. Chandler, Ph.D. The facilitator will reach out to you upon registration, which is underway and required.

LOCATION: St. Charles Hospital
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Magic the Gathering Draft Tournament
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join Khan for our first ever Magic the Gathering draft tournament at the Teen Center. You will create a deck from our booster box and fight for who will be first.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:02 PM     
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Make Your Own Sailboat
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Ages: 5 - 7 years old   

All aboard! It's sailing season here in Port Jefferson, so why not make your own and set sail in our own miniature pool on the lawn of the Library?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Monday July 10, 2017
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What's All That Jazz About?
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 4 - 10 with an adult

Clever listening games, live music, dramatic story telling, group participation, and humorous demonstrations are some of the fun activities that saxophonist Shenole Latimer will use to introduce us to the colorful and expressive American music known as Jazz.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Community Service - Pet Toys
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Help us transform fabric into fun toys for some furry friends.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:03 PM     
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Make-It! Seed Bombs
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A gift for the Earth, to show that we care! Craft a seed bomb to spread the love.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:04 PM     
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Ozobots
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Ages: 7 - 12 years old

Learn the basics of coding with our Ozobot collection. If you can draw a line, you can code these robots to speed, twirl and race on a track of your own design.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Long Island Quilters
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

If you are a quilter and would like to join us, bring your sewing machine and a project.  If you are new to quilting and just want to find out more, feel free to stop in.  

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Taste Test Challenge
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Snacks! We all love to snack. But can your taste buds taste the difference in a blind test between a munchkin and a pop ‘em? Join us as we put your sense of taste to the test with a variety of snack foods.  * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:06 PM     
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Excel Intermediate: Part Three
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This Excel intermediate level class will cover pivot tables and advanced chart customizing. Completion of the Excel Beginner classes or proficiency in the topics covered is required to attend this class.  The instructor is Frank Cerullo, CPM, MBA

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 9 spaces available.
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Docksiders - For those entering Grades 5 - 6
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Docksiders -  For those entering 5th - 6th grade

Attention avid readers!  Do you love to read, and are you looking for a fun way to share books?  Then, this is the program for you!  We’ll discover new authors and books, discuss ideas, play games, do crafts and enjoy some light snacks. Be prepared to read a 250 - 300 page book a week and talk about it. Registration runs June 1 - July 3.  Please pick up the first book to be read when you register.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Tuesday July 11, 2017
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East End Play Date: Super Hero Day
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Ages: Birth - 12 years old with an adult

Join us for an amazing day of spreading kindness to others.  You and your kiddos can dress up as your favorite superheroes. We will share a book about acting like a superhero and then make messages of kindness on paper capes to be handed out throughout Port Jeff. Join us in brightening a stranger’s day with random acts of kindness! Refreshments and snacks will be served and as always we will have giveaways!

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Long Island Llama
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Grades K - 3

We will read one of Anna Dewdney's Llama, Llama  books and then create our own llama pendant using local llama fleece and yarn on a wooden cutout, lead by Judy Wilson.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Glow-in-the-dark Hemp Bracelet!
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Oh yeah! You heard it here first! There is now a Glow-in-the-Dark hemp cord that is lead free, acid free, and azo chemical free--so of course we will make awesome macramé bracelets with it for all those summer night flashlight tag games!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:07 PM     
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Recovery Center East Meet & Greet
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Meet new people, play games, learn about resources, and create meaningful relationships with Recovery Center East staff. The Center is a project of the Association for Mental Health and Wellness. We invite all; however, this program is geared towards individuals who have, in some way, been touched by mental illness and/or substance abuse. No registration necessary, but if you need a ride, RSVP to Recovery Center East by phone at 631-369-4418 ext. 1901 OR leave us a voicemail at ext. 1900. Space is limited. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Mindfulness Meditation
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

This program focuses on being in the present moment while learning how to use the breath as an anchor for the wandering mind. It is a simple way to be more in touch with the fullness of being through self-observation, self-inquiry and mindful action. Through meditation we can cope with stress and anxiety, as well as interrupt negative thinking. Instructor is Certified Holistic Practitioner Marcia Reass.

This program focuses on being in the present moment while learning how to use the breath as an anchor for the wandering mind. It is a simple way to be more in touch with the fullness of being through self-observation, self-inquiry and mindful action. Through meditation we can cope with stress and anxiety, as well as interrupt negative thinking. Instructor is Certified Holistic Practitioner Marcia Reass.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Edible Architecture
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Working in small groups, you will build architectural masterpieces using a variety of different edible materials including marshmallows, pretzel sticks, frosting, and cookie wafers. * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:09 PM     
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Mario Kart 8 Tournament
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join the Teen Center for a friendly game of Mario Kart. Let the Mario races begin!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:09 PM     
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Summer Sewing School
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old 

Each week we will learn the basics of machine sewing and have a new project to take home!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Poetry Zone
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Poetry Zone is an ongoing poetry group that meets every second Tuesday of the month at the library. This group is open to ALL ADULTS who have a passion for writing. Please join us and bring your poems to share and your stories to inspire.  Postery Zone Leader is Kate Lamberg.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Wednesday July 12, 2017
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Mah-Jong Club
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This club is open to Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders and all levels of play are welcome.  If you own a set of Mah-Jong tiles, please bring them with you to the meeting.  For more information please call the library at 631- 473-0022. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
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A Time for Kids Presents: Skyscraper Building
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 2 1/2 - 5 years with an adult

Help your child prepare for school as you participate alongside him/her in this educational program of stories, songs, creative movement and a special craft

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Wool Animal Creations
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

They're teeny, tiny, and adorable. Join the Teen Center to create a mini wooly creature!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:12 PM     
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Build a Buddy: Bear
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Grades K - 3

Join us as we share a story and then create a stuffed animal friend to take home, complete with wish star and birth certificate. Please choose only one session.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Build a Buddy: Dragon
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Grades K - 3

Join us as we share a story and then create a stuffed animal friend to take home, complete with wish star and birth certificate. Please choose only one session.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Fantastic Fudge
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Fudge is a yummy candy to learn how to make. We will supply marshmallows, cookies, pretzels and extracts so you can customize your fudge. Take home in a tin to enjoy with family and friends.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:14 PM     
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Docksiders - For those entering Grades 3 - 4
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

For those entering 3rd - 4th grade

Calling all kids who LOVE to read!  Can you read a 100-page book every week?  Do you enjoy sharing the books you have read?  If you answered “YES”, then this is the program for you.  We will discover new books and authors, discuss ideas, play games, do crafts and enjoy some snacks together. Registration runs June 1 - June 29.  Please pick up the first book to be read when you register.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Black Light Painting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for painting in the dark. We will have black lights shining to make glowing creations of your own.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:14 PM     
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Chess
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 6-12 years old

Here’s a chance for beginners, as well as more experienced chess players to develop strategies, sharpen their skills, and have fun playing a game of Chess with an instructor from the Long Island Chess Nuts to guide you.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Social Networking
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
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Thursday July 13, 2017
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Sciencetellers: Building Tall Ships and Pirate Ships
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Families 

Ahoy! People don’t just build on land. They build on water, too! Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a deserted island. With mutiny and high-tide looming, they must rescue their salty captain and find a way to construct a ship before all hope is lost … at sea! Planks, sails, rigging, rails... what else could building a pirate ship possibly take? Throughout the story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the incredible science behind clouds, flash paper, air pressure, inertia, explosions and more. Don’t miss this refreshing nautical tale with a twist!

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Book Buddies
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Ages: 3 - 7 years old

Read with a book buddy this summer!  Young children will be paired with a middle school student to share books together.

LOCATION: other
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Make-it! 3-D Throwie
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Make a fun LED decoration for your fridge or help us decorate our library book carts.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:15 PM     
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Candy Apple Pops
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Enjoy this delicious old timey treat! Transform an apple with chocolate, sprinkles, candy and anything else you can think of!  * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:16 PM     
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Battle of the Books
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Battle of the Books is a county wide inter-library competition among teams of teens entering grades 6-9. We will focus on 8 young adult novels throughout the summer (titles will be released May 15, you may register and pick up your books beginning this date). The competition takes place on Saturday, August 13th at the Javits Lecture Center at Stony Brook University. This is your chance to support your library, read great books and have fun with friends! Registration begins May 15. * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Plarent/Teen Plant Night
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Bring a parent for the chance to get your hands dirty and do something different. Plus, everyone goes home with a trendy terrarium.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:19 PM     
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Saturday Morning Cartoons at Night
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Families

Join us for an hour or two as we watch come classic cartoons! Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Friday July 14, 2017
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Babies Boogie
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 - 24 months

Shake, rattle and roll when you join Nicole Sparling for this musical program.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Garden Helpers
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Help the librarians keep our garden neat while removing weeds and picking the fresh vegetables. Program will be cancelled if it is raining.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Toddlers Tango
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 25 months - 5 years old with an adult

Clap your hands, stomp your feet and wiggle to the beat! Children and their parents will be wiggling and giggling with this music and creative movement program. Help your child explore music from around the world with songs, instruments and dance. No younger siblings please.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Friday Funday with Sundaes (and a classic movie)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Dessert is a dish best served cold, ice cold. To celebrate, we invite you to join us to celebrate National Ice Cream Day (July 16) a bit early with delicious ice cream while watching a classic movie that you will vote on. * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:21 PM     
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Jellyfish Strings
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Grades K and up with an adult

Reduce, Reuse, Recycled Art at its best! Judy Wilson invites children and their grownups to make and decorate these colorful summertime strings to hang in and around your space, inside or outside, using hemp, beads, and recycled materials. Guaranteed no two will be alike! 

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Foreign Film Festival
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Carnival Helpers (Orientation)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Do you enjoy working with children? The library needs your help with our annual carnival for younger children. You’ll run activities for the children to enjoy. Earn 6 hours of community service while helping the library. You must be able to attend the orientation, as well as be at the carnival for the entirety to earn community service.* Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Saturday July 15, 2017
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Historical Happenings Book Discussion
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Alzheimer's and Related Disorders Workshop for Family Caregivers
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: St. Charles Hospital

This FREE four-session workshop is designed to improve the quality of life of family/friends caring for people with dementia by providing them with the education, practical skills and strategies needed to successfully engage with the person with dementia.  Topics include communication techniques, strategies for managing difficult behaviors. Facilitated by Dementia Care Specialist, Barbara R. Chandler, Ph.D. The facilitator will reach out to you upon registration, which is underway and required.

LOCATION: St. Charles Hospital
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Carnival Helpers
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Do you enjoy working with children? The library needs your help with our annual carnival for younger children. You’ll run activities for the children to enjoy. Earn 6 hours of community service while helping the library. You must be able to attend the orientation, as well as be at the carnival for the entirety to earn community service.* Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Reading RETRO Family Carnival
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Families

Step right up and celebrate “Reading RETRO” in a big way. There will be vintage games, prizes and other treats for all of our favorite Library patrons. So, plan to join us for lots of fun. Registration is not required.                

LOCATION: Offsite
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Monday July 17, 2017
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Paint and Play: Foil Painting
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old with an adult

Painting on paper is always fun, but painting on shimmery aluminum foil is awesome! We’ll see how the paint looks when applied to a shiny surface. It is up to you to bring your creativity to make something beautiful you can hang up to decorate your house! Don’t forget to dress for mess!

 
 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Medicare Explained
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
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Mixed Media
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Ages: 5 - 9 

Students will learn about a different artist each session and create a project in the style of that artist. We will explore different media such as tempra, watercolor, pastels, colored pencils and a combination of materials to create collage. 

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Switch It Up
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us as we have open play with the latest Nintendo console, The Switch.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:22 PM     
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Lego Wedo 2.0 Robotics Camp
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ages: 6 - 9 years old

During this NEW four-day camp, we will explore the world of robotics using Lego Wedo 2.0 construction kits with the goal of instituting a First Lego League Jr. Team (PJFL cardholders only) in the fall. In addition to learning to program, we will also be practicing team building and cooperation. A registration fee of $20 for Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders is due when signing up, checks only please, payable to the “Port Jefferson Free Library”. In person registration for PJFL cardholders begins June 1 in the Children’s Department. Non - PJFL cardholders can register (space permitting) in person starting July 11 in the Children’s Department. Registration fee is non-refundable.                                                                                                              

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Noodles, Noodles, Noodles
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Grades K - 3        

How many fun games can we play with pool noodles? This is an action-packed program with additional games also, brought to you by Creative Chef Rob Scott.                                                                                                                               

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Long Island Quilters
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

If you are a quilter and would like to join us, bring your sewing machine and a project.  If you are new to quilting and just want to find out more, feel free to stop in.  

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Creative Pastry Wars
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Think you have what it takes to make three different pastry creations? Then bring your talent to Creative Pastry Wars! People will get voted off until there is a winner. * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:23 PM     
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Docksiders - For those entering Grades 5 - 6
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

For those entering 5th - 6th grade

Attention avid readers!  Do you love to read, and are you looking for a fun way to share books?  Then, this is the program for you!  We’ll discover new authors and books, discuss ideas, play games, do crafts and enjoy some light snacks. Be prepared to read a 250 - 300 page book a week and talk about it. Registration runs June 1 - July 3.  Please pick up the first book to be read when you register.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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The Broadway Playbill
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Broadway Playbill has been around for over a century and is easily recognizable by its cover which showcases the “Playbill” banner in yellow with black text and a visual representation of the particular theatre production filling the rest of the page. When a theatre patron arrives at a Broadway show, he or she is handed a copy before taking a seat. What is its importance? During this interactive presentation, we travel back in time in order to learn about the Playbill’s history as well as what it can teach us about our history by thumbing through its pages. We will also touch upon the reasons why some choose to collect these memorable theatre keepsakes.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Tuesday July 18, 2017
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Medicaid & Community Plans Explained
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join UnitedHealthcare for an informative talk about Medicaid. Topics covered will include Medicaid, Child Health Plus, and Essential Plan. Also, learn more about Money Connect, the wellness rewards program. Light refreshments and a snack provided.

 
LOCATION: Conference Room
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Mindfulness for Children
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 5 - 9 years old                                                                                                                                                                                                          

The goal of this workshop is to provide you with an opportunity to learn about mindfulness and how it can teach you positive ways to handle challenging emotions such as anger, fear and sadness.  Lead by certified counselor, Donna Salerno, you will learn deep breathing techniques, practice some related yoga poses, take part in a “melted butter” relaxation exercise and create a “breathing stick” to bring home and begin using right away. Parents are welcome to attend.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Lego Wedo 2.0 Robotics Camp
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ages: 6 - 9 years old

During this NEW four-day camp, we will explore the world of robotics using Lego Wedo 2.0 construction kits with the goal of instituting a First Lego League Jr. Team (PJFL cardholders only) in the fall. In addition to learning to program, we will also be practicing team building and cooperation. A registration fee of $20 for Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders is due when signing up, checks only please, payable to the “Port Jefferson Free Library”. In person registration for PJFL cardholders begins June 1 in the Children’s Department. Non - PJFL cardholders can register (space permitting) in person starting July 11 in the Children’s Department. Registration fee is non-refundable.                                                                                                              

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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David Funn's Build a Better World Show
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Families of children 3 years old and older                                                                                                                                                                      

Join us as David Funn entertains us with magic, music, fun, his live rabbit friend and lots of participation from you, the audience.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Make-it! Tribal Necklace
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us as we use basic materials to make a stylish tribal necklace.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:26 PM     
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Marshmallow Catapult
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ready, Set, CATAPULT! Design your own marshmallow catapult using pencils, rubberbands, paper clips and your own imagination. We'll have a contest to see who's catapult can shoot marshmallow the farthest.

* Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:26 PM     
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Summer Sewing School
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old 

Each week we will learn the basics of machine sewing and have a new project to take home!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Tuesday Evening Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This Library sponsored book discussion group meets the third Tuesday of each month. The book to be discussed in . . . is . . . by . . .  The Discussion Facilitaor is Linda Ruben. To join this group or for more information please call the library at 473-0022.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Wednesday July 19, 2017
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Ellen & Doreen Present: A Day on the Farm
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 2 1/2 - 5 years with an adult

Enjoy a farm story and make a variety of fun farm crafts.
 

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Mah-Jong Club
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This club is open to Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders and all levels of play are welcome.  If you own a set of Mah-Jong tiles, please bring them with you to the meeting.  For more information please call the library at 631- 473-0022. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Ellen & Doreen Present: American Girl Building Friendships
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: Grades K - 3

Cecile and Marie Grace share a remarkable friendship. Bring your American Girl doll , or any other favorite doll, and join us in creating a craft and learning about these friends .

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Lego Wedo 2.0 Robotics Camp
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ages: 6 - 9 years old

During this NEW four-day camp, we will explore the world of robotics using Lego Wedo 2.0 construction kits with the goal of instituting a First Lego League Jr. Team (PJFL cardholders only) in the fall. In addition to learning to program, we will also be practicing team building and cooperation. A registration fee of $20 for Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders is due when signing up, checks only please, payable to the “Port Jefferson Free Library”. In person registration for PJFL cardholders begins June 1 in the Children’s Department. Non - PJFL cardholders can register (space permitting) in person starting July 11 in the Children’s Department. Registration fee is non-refundable.                                                                                                              

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Old Fashioned Ice Cream Sandwiches
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We will create a yummy sensation right in the library. First, we will make homemade waffles and place ice cream in between to make this treat. Then, while you are enjoying your ice cream sandwich, we will give a presentation on how to make ice cream. * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:30 PM     
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Docksiders - For those entering Grades 3 - 4
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

For those entering 3rd - 4th grade

Calling all kids who LOVE to read!  Can you read a 100-page book every week?  Do you enjoy sharing the books you have read?  If you answered “YES”, then this is the program for you.  We will discover new books and authors, discuss ideas, play games, do crafts and enjoy some snacks together. Registration runs June 1 - June 29.  Please pick up the first book to be read when you register.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Meet Art: Andy Warhol
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old

Andy Warhol was one cool artist. He made many of his most famous art works using things like Campbell’s soup cans and Brillo boxes as inspiration. He also made some amazing prints using lots of bright colors. We will explore some of his most famous works and then make our very own Warhol inspired print. We will be painting, so please dress for mess.  

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Parent/Teen Fused Glass Night
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Come in and learn how to cut glass for a fused glass pendant.  Each participant will leave their glass creations at the Teen Center to be fused. You will be called when they are ready. You will make three pendants. A materials fee of $10 is due upon registration. Each participant must have a signed waiver prior to the program. 

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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River Cruising; A Guide to the Worlds Waterways
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn why many consider this hot new trend to be such an enjoyable and immersive experience.  Travel Consultant Erin Sforza will introduce you to the many destinations and themed cruises available and explain how river cruising compares to deep sea cruising and land vacations

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Thursday July 20, 2017
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Imagination Playground
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 18 months - 3 years with an adult

Unstructured child-directed play is a critical component of healthy social, emotional and intellectual development. With Imagination Playground kids literally make their own open-ended fun with oversized building materials.   Join us for this unique, fun program!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Imagination Playground
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 4 - 6 years with an adult

Unstructured child-directed play is a critical component of healthy social, emotional and intellectual development. With Imagination Playground kids literally make their own open-ended fun with oversized building materials.   Join us for this unique, fun program!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Book Buddies
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Ages: 3 - 7 years old

Read with a book buddy this summer!  Young children will be paired with a middle school student to share books together.

LOCATION: other
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Imagination Playground
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ages: 7 - 12 years with an adult

Unstructured child-directed play is a critical component of healthy social, emotional and intellectual development. With Imagination Playground kids literally make their own open-ended fun with oversized building materials.   Join us for this unique, fun program!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Make-It! Outdoor Experiments
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have you ever seen what happens when you mix Mentos and Diet Coke? Come over to the garden area as we do some messy outdoor explosions in the name of science.

* Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:31 PM     
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Lego Wedo 2.0 Robotics Camp
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ages: 6 - 9 years old

During this NEW four-day camp, we will explore the world of robotics using Lego Wedo 2.0 construction kits with the goal of instituting a First Lego League Jr. Team (PJFL cardholders only) in the fall. In addition to learning to program, we will also be practicing team building and cooperation. A registration fee of $20 for Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders is due when signing up, checks only please, payable to the “Port Jefferson Free Library”. In person registration for PJFL cardholders begins June 1 in the Children’s Department. Non - PJFL cardholders can register (space permitting) in person starting July 11 in the Children’s Department. Registration fee is non-refundable.                                                                                                              

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Battle of the Books
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Battle of the Books is a county wide inter-library competition among teams of teens entering grades 6-9. We will focus on 8 young adult novels throughout the summer (titles will be released May 15, you may register and pick up your books beginning this date). The competition takes place on Saturday, August 13th at the Javits Lecture Center at Stony Brook University. This is your chance to support your library, read great books and have fun with friends! Registration begins May 15. * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Beach Hut Ginger Bread House
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Create your own beach hut using gingerbread, royal icing and sugar glaze. Make and mold ornaments with fondant and tootsie rolls.* Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:37 PM     
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Kids Kitchen: Milkshakes
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 Grades 1 - 3


 Put on your aprons and join us for another episode of Kid's Kitchen. This program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Understanding Your Point & Shoot Digital Camera
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Whether you are shooting a Point & Shoot or Digital SLR camera – both cameras are controlled by the “Big Four” digital camera settings – White Balance, ISO, Shutter Speed & Aperture. Once you understand these “Big Four” settings, you will find that your digital photo shooting versatility will greatly increase as well as the creativity of your images.  Program presented by Professional Photographer and Certified Photographic Counselor, John Spoltore.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Friday July 21, 2017
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Kick and Play
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Ages: 12 - 24 months old with an adult                                                                                             

 

Join experienced instructors and their puppet friends, Mimi & Pepe, for this parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed to take you and your little one through a world of exciting physical activity.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Internet Basics
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

This hands-on class will show beginners how to start using the internet.  You will learn how to get connected and what a search engine is.  You will also be shown some of the more popular websites and how to make these sites your favorites.  Class instructor is Kristine Cucinello

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Super Soccer Stars
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 2 - 3 years old with an adult

Join members from Super Soccer Stars and learn how to use the soccer ball to not only improve skills, but also develop self-confidence and improve gross motor skills.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Lip Balms and Lotions
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Have you ever wondered what goes into making lip balm or body lotions? Perhaps you have read the list of ingredients on some products and been put off by the unpronounceable names. In this fun and informative class, Tara Penske, Certified Aromatherapist, will show us how to create our own natural products.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:38 PM     
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Super Soccer Stars
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ages: 4 - 6 years old with an adult

Join members from Super Soccer Stars and learn how to use the soccer ball to not only improve skills, but also develop self-confidence and improve gross motor skills.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Family Film: Lego Batman
2:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Families of children 3 years old and up

*Children under the age of 9 MUST be accompanied by an adult.*

Rated: PG   Running time: 2 hours 10 minutes  Registration is not required.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
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Movie Matinee
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Escape at the Library
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to compete in the infamous Escape the Room in NYC (or its imitators)? Well here’s your chance to test out your skills in escaping the locked library trying to solve puzzles with only clues and your teammates.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:38 PM     
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Saturday July 22, 2017
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Alzheimer's and Related Disorders Workshop for Family Caregivers
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: St. Charles Hospital

This FREE four-session workshop is designed to improve the quality of life of family/friends caring for people with dementia by providing them with the education, practical skills and strategies needed to successfully engage with the person with dementia.  Topics include communication techniques, strategies for managing difficult behaviors. Facilitated by Dementia Care Specialist, Barbara R. Chandler, Ph.D. The facilitator will reach out to you upon registration, which is underway and required.

LOCATION: St. Charles Hospital
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Defensive Driving Class
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reduce your auto insurance costs and receive up to a 4-point reduction from your driving record for points accumulated in the past 18 months.  The $28.00 class fee is due upon registration and should be made out to “Suffolk Safety Program”.  Please note, due to DMV regulations, if you are more than five-minutes late for class you may not be able to attend.  Class instructor is Linda Greco.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Snacking Around the World
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Try snacks from different countries. You may find some to be strange, and others delicious. Snacks used in this program WILL contain peanuts as well as other allergens. * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:39 PM     
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Monday July 24, 2017
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Paper Plate Create: Fancy Feathered Fans
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 2 - 5 years old with an adult

Come into the library to cool down! We help you beat the Summer heat with your very own fancy feathered fan! We will transform paper plates into fabulous feathered creation to keep you cool!

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Magic Jim Show
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Families

Magic Jim and his trusty side-kick puppet, Mortimer, will use the books found in our Library to create a magical, inspirational and fun program filled with magic, humor and lots of audience participation.  Be sure to join us for this amazing show!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Card Game Craziness
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for some exciting card games. Choose from the many fun and thought provoking games that the Teen Center has and challenge your friends and the librarians.

* Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:40 PM     
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Lego Party
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Ages: 7 - 12 years old

There’s more to do with Legos than just build. Come have fun and play Lego games, make Lego crafts and even make Lego themed snacks.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Long Island Quilters
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

If you are a quilter and would like to join us, bring your sewing machine and a project.  If you are new to quilting and just want to find out more, feel free to stop in.  

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Make-It! Vinyl Tube Bracelet
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Sparkle, sparkle! Keep your wrists flashy and styling. Create a glittery accessory to show off to your friends.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:41 PM     
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Docksiders - For those entering Grades 5 - 6
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Docksiders -  For those entering 5th - 6th grade

Attention avid readers!  Do you love to read, and are you looking for a fun way to share books?  Then, this is the program for you!  We’ll discover new authors and books, discuss ideas, play games, do crafts and enjoy some light snacks. Be prepared to read a 250 - 300 page book a week and talk about it. Registration runs June 1 - July 3.  Please pick up the first book to be read when you register.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Anti-Inflammatory Diet
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Chronic inflammation is the root cause of many illnesses – including heart disease, many cancers, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, arthritis, asthma, depression, obesity and IBD.  Holistic Health Coach, Joanne Lauro will teach you how to easily shift into a way of eating that reduces chronic inflammation.

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Tuesday July 25, 2017
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Mortgage Options for Seniors
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Remain in your home without ever paying another mortgage payment.  Lower your interest rate.  Keep more of your retirement money.  Denise Mignone, Senior Loan Officer at Mortgage Direct, will discuss various mortgage options available to Senior homeowners, such as Reverse Mortgage, Refinancing Opportunities, and other Government Mortgage Programs. Registration Required.

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Block Party
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Families of children 18 months old and older

Bring the whole family for an hour of building with various materials - Legos, Mega Blocks, Magna Tiles, and more.  

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Spirograph String Art
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grades K - 3

Using repeating patterns of spiraling string, we will create a beautiful work of art.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Recovery Center East Meet & Greet
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Meet new people, play games, learn about resources, and create meaningful relationships with Recovery Center East staff. The Center is a project of the Association for Mental Health and Wellness. We invite all; however, this program is geared towards individuals who have, in some way, been touched by mental illness and/or substance abuse. No registration necessary, but if you need a ride, RSVP to Recovery Center East by phone at 631-369-4418 ext. 1901 OR leave us a voicemail at ext. 1900. Space is limited. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Mindfulness Meditation
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

This program focuses on being in the present moment while learning how to use the breath as an anchor for the wandering mind. It is a simple way to be more in touch with the fullness of being through self-observation, self-inquiry and mindful action. Through meditation we can cope with stress and anxiety, as well as interrupt negative thinking. Instructor is Certified Holistic Practitioner Marcia Reass.

This program focuses on being in the present moment while learning how to use the breath as an anchor for the wandering mind. It is a simple way to be more in touch with the fullness of being through self-observation, self-inquiry and mindful action. Through meditation we can cope with stress and anxiety, as well as interrupt negative thinking. Instructor is Certified Holistic Practitioner Marcia Reass.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Balloon Tennis
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We'll supply the homemade rackets, you supply the tennis skills and teamwork. We'll match teens up into groups and you will play against each other in team-based balloon tennis fun!

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:41 PM     
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Munchkin Madness
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Battle your opponents through dungeons filled with monsters and ghouls, while we serve tasty Munchkins. Never played? Don’t worry, other Munchkin fans will show you the details of this RPG fantasy card game. * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:42 PM     
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Summer Sewing School
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old 

Each week we will learn the basics of machine sewing and have a new project to take home!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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PJFL Photography Club
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This club consists of photographers of all skill levels who want to share their work and broaden their photographic horizons.  Group Leader is Pam Hauman.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Wednesday July 26, 2017
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Story Time Yoga
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Ages: 18 - 36 months with an adult

Join us for an engaging journey into literature.  Participants will bend, stretch, sing, laugh and READ!, allowing children to experience story time like they never have before.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Mah-Jong Club
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This club is open to Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders and all levels of play are welcome.  If you own a set of Mah-Jong tiles, please bring them with you to the meeting.  For more information please call the library at 631- 473-0022. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Camp Out at the Library
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 5 - 7 years old

Bring your camping experience to a creative level and come by to make your own tent, using Popsicle sticks, while hearing stories about camping.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Story Time Yoga
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old with an adult

Join us for an engaging journey into literature.  Participants will bend, stretch, sing, laugh and READ!, allowing children to experience story time like they never have before.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Yoga Time
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Ages: 5 - 8 years old 

Learn about this ancient form of exercise and relaxation.   Please wear loose, comfortable clothes and bring a towel or yoga mat.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Teen Top Cutthroat Chopped Chef
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Make the best dish you can from the ingredients we provide. Small cooking prize awarded to the best chefs in the Teen Center.

* Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:43 PM     
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Docksiders - For those entering Grades 3 - 4
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

For those entering 3rd - 4th grade

Calling all kids who LOVE to read!  Can you read a 100-page book every week?  Do you enjoy sharing the books you have read?  If you answered “YES”, then this is the program for you.  We will discover new books and authors, discuss ideas, play games, do crafts and enjoy some snacks together. Registration runs June 1 - June 29.  Please pick up the first book to be read when you register.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Chess
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 6-12 years old

Here’s a chance for beginners, as well as more experienced chess players to develop strategies, sharpen their skills, and have fun playing a game of Chess with an instructor from the Long Island Chess Nuts to guide you.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Teen Plant Night
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

We’ve got a fun night planned for you and your crew. This is your chance to get your hands dirty and do something different. Plus, everyone goes home with a trendy terrarium.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:44 PM     
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e-Bay: Buying & Selling on the Internet
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Earn cash by selling household items on the internet.  In this class you will learn all about E-bay, the world’s most popular online auction website for buying and selling.  Some of the many topics covered include creating a username and password, checking the reliability of buyers and sellers, listing items to sell, and much more. This program is being presented by Computer Instructor Cindy Griffiths.  The class is for those 18 years and older.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Thursday July 27, 2017
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I Got the Rhythm
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM

Ages 2 - 5 years old with an adult

Learn the basic elements of West African Dance such as the welcome dance, Funga, as well as other song and dance games, in this fun class lead by the Rhythm & Culture Dance Center.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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West African Dance Class
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages 5 - 8 years old with an adult

Learn the movements of West African Dance such as the welcome dance, Funga, as well as the traditions and culture behind the dance itself, in this fun class lead by the Rhythm & Culture Dance Center.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Book Buddies
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Ages: 3 - 7 years old

Read with a book buddy this summer!  Young children will be paired with a middle school student to share books together.

LOCATION: other
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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West African Dance Class
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Ages 8 - 12 years old 

Learn the movements of West African Dance such as the welcome dance, Funga, as well as the traditions and culture behind the dance itself, in this fun class lead by the Rhythm & Culture Dance Center.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Make it and Take it Moisture Bars
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn all about the benefits of moisture bars. See how easy they are to make and learn about some of the very special essential oils you can use to feel great! Products and recipes included. Participants will learn how to make, wrap and use products. Great as a gift or keep for yourself.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 12:45 PM     
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Battle of the Books
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Battle of the Books is a county wide inter-library competition among teams of teens entering grades 6-9. We will focus on 8 young adult novels throughout the summer (titles will be released May 15, you may register and pick up your books beginning this date). The competition takes place on Saturday, August 13th at the Javits Lecture Center at Stony Brook University. This is your chance to support your library, read great books and have fun with friends! Registration begins May 15. * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Pillowcase Game
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades K - 3                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Bring a pillowcase filled with household items.  A librarian will randomly call out items from her list.  The person who has the most items in his/her pillowcase wins!  We'll also share a snack and a story.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Hawaiian Orchid Art Class
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join artist Laura Goetz and paint these exotic pink orchids that are edible and often used for decoration. Beginner-intermediate are welcome. There is no fee and yes, all supplies are included.                                                                                                          

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Friday July 28, 2017
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Garden Helpers
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Help the librarians keep our garden neat while removing weeds and picking the fresh vegetables. Program will be cancelled if it is raining.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Fourth Fridays Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This is a  library sponsored book club with meetings held at the Rose Caracappa Senior Center located at 739 Route 25A in Mt. Sinai.  The Discussion Facilitator is Sharon Zollenberg.

LOCATION: Offsite
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Barefoot Sandals
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Minimalism at its finest! Craft a simple pair of barefoot sandals for the upcoming summer heat. Look fashionable while exposing your feet to nature.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 12:48 PM     
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Build a Veggie Bike
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Grades K - 3    

Use your imagination to build a bicycle out of vegetables and fruits, then play some great games, with Creative Chef Rob Scott.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Stuffed Pizza Sticks
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Take freshly baked herb cheese bread and stuff it with your choice of tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni, chicken and more- then grill it, cut into sticks and dip into marinara dip.

* Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 12:48 PM     
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Blood Pressure Screening
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Every last Friday of the month from 3:30 - 4:30 PM on a walk in basis, a clinician from St. Charles Hospital will be here to check your blood pressure free of charge. No registration is necessary.

 

LOCATION: other
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Saturday July 29, 2017
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Long Island Rail Road into New York City
8:25 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Offsite
There are 25 spaces available.
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Alzheimer's and Related Disorders Workshop for Family Caregivers
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: St. Charles Hospital

This FREE four-session workshop is designed to improve the quality of life of family/friends caring for people with dementia by providing them with the education, practical skills and strategies needed to successfully engage with the person with dementia.  Topics include communication techniques, strategies for managing difficult behaviors. Facilitated by Dementia Care Specialist, Barbara R. Chandler, Ph.D. The facilitator will reach out to you upon registration, which is underway and required.

LOCATION: St. Charles Hospital
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Windup Circus: History of Toys
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Families of children 5 years old and up

Explore the evolution of fun from cymbal carrying monkeys to spinning tops that whistle, from board games to computer games, explore interesting inventions involving mechanical & windup toys and more! You might even experience some music, and do not be surprised if you get to actually play the whole time because audience members ARE allowed to touch! Presented by the Museum of Interesting Things, a traveling show - like a circus...just no elephants!

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Science Sun Fun
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Find out how astronomers measure the sun and receive a FREE pair of eclipse glasses to view the partial solar eclipse on August 21. Guest scientists will help you learn methods and clever tricks astronomers use.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 12:49 PM     
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Eureka! The History of Invention Show
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Exploring the industrial revolution and mechanical era, with interactive demonstrations of such items as the steam engine, Thomas Edison cylinder phonograph, windup toys, Stereo/3D photography, mechanical door bells and mechanical/gear based household items such as butter churns and apple peelers. Families welcome!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Monday July 31, 2017
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Watercolor Wonder: Linear Beach Landscape
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 8 - 12

What happens when you combine Sharpies and watercolor paints? You get one very cool landscape. We’ll start by drawing some simple shapes and lines and then add watercolor paint for color. No two paintings will look alike! We will be painting, so please dress for mess!

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Summer Sewing School
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Each week we will improve our sewing skills and learn new techniques on the machine!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Mixed Media
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Ages: 5 - 9 

Students will learn about a different artist each session and create a project in the style of that artist. We will explore different media such as tempra, watercolor, pastels, colored pencils and a combination of materials to create collage. 

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Harry Potter Celebration
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Published 20 years ago, we will celebrate this milestone and Harry’s birthday with all things Potter! * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 12:51 PM     
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Make-it! DIY Galaxy Bath Bomb
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us as we learn how to make your own DIY galaxy bath bombs using simple ingredients and take home a bath bomb of your own creation. This is a DIY messy project so please dress accordingly.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 12:53 PM     
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Docksiders - For those entering Grades 5 - 6
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Docksiders -  For those entering 5th - 6th grade

Attention avid readers!  Do you love to read, and are you looking for a fun way to share books?  Then, this is the program for you!  We’ll discover new authors and books, discuss ideas, play games, do crafts and enjoy some light snacks. Be prepared to read a 250 - 300 page book a week and talk about it. Registration runs June 1 - July 3.  Please pick up the first book to be read when you register.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Kayaking on Long Island
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a public meeting.

LOCATION: Conference Room
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Tuesday August 1, 2017
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Make-it and Take-it Pretzels
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Make the pretzels and take them home to bake. Everyone will enjoy making and molding the pretzels. You will also create both sweet and savory toppings to take home! * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 2:41 PM     
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Shark Day!
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Grades K - 3 with an adult

Every day can be Shark Day! Come to the Library to see and touch shark jaws and teeth, items made from shark skin and talk to a shark attack survivor. Learn about the myths and facts surrounding shark behavior and attacks from a representative from Cornell Cooperative Extension. 

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Shark Day!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Grades 4 - 8 

Every day can be Shark Day! Come to the Library to see and touch shark jaws and teeth, items made from shark skin and talk to a shark attack survivor. Learn about the myths and facts surrounding shark behavior and attacks, as well as research and conservation efforts, from a representative from Cornell Coopertive Extension.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Make-It! Perler Beads
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Create your own perler bead masterpiece with our perler sets.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 2:41 PM     
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Scrubs, Scrubs, Scrubs
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

An easy and effective way to incorporate Aromatherapy and essential oils into facial and body scrubs. Participants will create scrubs that they can use immediately. Learn how Sugar and Salt Scrubs can be created to exfoliate and brighten your skin while enhancing and addressing mood and health issues.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 2:42 PM     
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Holistic Workshop Series
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Description Forthcoming.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Wednesday August 2, 2017
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Caregiver Support Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LOCATION: Conference Room
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Mah-Jong Club
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This club is open to Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders and all levels of play are welcome.  If you own a set of Mah-Jong tiles, please bring them with you to the meeting.  For more information please call the library at 631- 473-0022. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Late Summer Story Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages:  2 years old and older with an adult                

Research has shown that children who are read to have vastly superior vocabularies, and do better in school, than children who are not.  Our librarians combine books, songs, fingerplays and other fun activities in an attempt to model the early literacy foundations needed for reading success and help to create lifelong learners who love to read.  Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Build a Candy - Brownie Trifle
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Grades 4 - 8

Creative Chef Rob Scott will instruct us in the creation of this incredible treat - built layer by layer with brownies, chocolate pudding, whipped cream and mini-candies. Yum! This program will be held at the Teen Center.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Make-It! 3-D Pen Creation- Mask
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Design your own party mask with different types of filament colors using our 3-D Pens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 2:47 PM     
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Teen Bowling
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Meet us at Port Jeff Bowl for 2 hours of bowling! Everyone will bowl for 2 hours (bowling shoes included) and get pizza and soda, all for the low price of $12. Payment is due upon registration.* Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 2:47 PM     
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Drawing for Everyone
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Families

Get creative at our Drop-in drawing event! We will have lots of paper and plenty of drawing materials for you to use -  draw big, draw small, draw anything at all.  Keep cool and draw on! Registration is not required.

 

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Viet Nam and Cambodia
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join professional travelers and photographers Carole & Richard Witkover for a multimedia presentation of the sights and sounds of Vietnam and Cambodia. The program will include their journey from Ha Long Bay (near Hanoi) to Ho Chi Mihn City (formerly Saigon) and then to Angkor Wat and Angkor Tom.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Thursday August 3, 2017
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Tie Dye Towels
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Grades K - 3

Join us as we change plain white towels into towels with pizzazz. Your friends will be so impressed when they learn you made them yourself. We will supply the towels. But, you can bring a white shirt or socks to dye with any leftover dye.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Book Buddies
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Ages: 3 - 7 years old

Read with a book buddy this summer!  Young children will be paired with a middle school student to share books together.

LOCATION: other
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Eat Dirt, You Worm!
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Grades K - 3

Learn all about worms and composting while making your own wormery lead by Judy Wilson. This is the beginning of your very own earth friendly compost pile, worms included! 

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Tie Dye Towels
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Grades 4 - 8

Join us as we change plain white towels into towels with pizzazz. Your friends will be so impressed when they learn you made them yourself. We will supply the towels. But, you can bring a white shirt or socks to dye with any leftover dye.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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National Watermelon Day - Seed Challenge
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Challenge your friends in a fun time eating watermelon and afterwards, an exciting outdoor watermelon seed spitting contest during National Watermelon Day!.* Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 2:48 PM     
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Battle of the Books
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Battle of the Books is a county wide inter-library competition among teams of teens entering grades 6-9. We will focus on 8 young adult novels throughout the summer (titles will be released May 15, you may register and pick up your books beginning this date). The competition takes place on Saturday, August 13th at the Javits Lecture Center at Stony Brook University. This is your chance to support your library, read great books and have fun with friends! Registration begins May 15. * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Teen/Parent Paint Night
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

We are going to explore Andy Warhol’s famous screen printing technique that was so popular in the 80s and make some fabulous pop art! Bring your own T-shirt or canvas tote to screen print on!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 2:49 PM     
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Perfect Potholders
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades 3 - 5

Join us and travel back to the 1950's with this retro craft as we to learn to weave and create perfect potholders to be used in the kitchens of today.  

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Friday August 4, 2017
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Garden Helpers
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Help the librarians keep our garden neat while removing weeds and picking the fresh vegetables. Program will be cancelled if it is raining.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Shake 'N Make Music
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 - 17 months with an adult

Join us for this high-energy, fun-filled musical and movement program.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Shake 'N Make Music
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 18 months - 5 years old with an adult

Join us for this high-energy, fun-filled musical and movement program.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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WHOOPIE Pies
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us to make 13 different flavor combinations of whoopie pies. Mix and match flavors in vanilla and chocolate shells.* Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 2:50 PM     
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Make It: Magnets
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old

Make some decorative magnets to add some fun to your refrigerator at home or anything else magnetic!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Squirt Gun Painting
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Express yourself with paint and water guns. Your imagination is limited only to the amount of paint you can squirt out.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 2:50 PM     
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Silver Screen Showings
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Saturday August 5, 2017
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Ready, Set, Dance!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 18 - 36 months with an adult   

Dance, wiggle and groove at the Library as you join us for some music, movement and fun!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Yoga Workshop
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Certified Yoga Instructor Laurel Frey returns for this six-session program.  Please come dressed to participate including a yoga mat or towel.  Total fee for the workshop is $25.00 payable to the Port Jefferson Free Library.  The class fee must be paid upon registration and is non-refundable  

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Saturday Morning Cartoons
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Families

Join us for an hour or two as we watch come classic cartoons! Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
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Dungeons and Dragons - Teen Edition
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Play a Teen friendly version of Dungeons and Dragons. Feel free to stop in and make a DnD character with Khan!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 2:51 PM     
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Monday August 7, 2017
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PlayHooray Babies
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Ages: 3-17 months old with an adult

Music and fun for your little one! Get ready to sing, dance and PlayHooray with your baby. This delightful program is a lively introduction to nursery rhymes, books, music and creative movement.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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PlayHooray Kids
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 18 - 36 months old with an adult

Get ready to dance, march and PlayHooray with your toddler. This fun-filled music and movement program will have everyone up and moving to the beat!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Summer Sewing School
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Each week we will improve our sewing skills and learn new techniques on the machine!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
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Star Wars Marathon and Munchies
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

In a galaxy far far away about 40 years ago Star Wars first came to theaters! We are going to watch the original trilogy in its entirety! * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 2:52 PM     
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Mixed Media
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Ages: 5 - 9 

Students will learn about a different artist each session and create a project in the style of that artist. We will explore different media such as tempra, watercolor, pastels, colored pencils and a combination of materials to create collage. 

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
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Long Island Quilters
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

If you are a quilter and would like to join us, bring your sewing machine and a project.  If you are new to quilting and just wan