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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Wednesday January 17, 2018
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
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 473-0022.                                                                                                                                      

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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A Time for Kids: Come to the Circus
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 6 spaces available.
 
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Mixed Media: Winter Snow Scene
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades K - 3

The weather outside might be frightful, but it is so delightful here in the Library.  We will use paper, crayons, glue, and cotton balls to make a snowy masterpiece that will never melt - celebrating winter and all things snowy!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Southwest Taco Flatbread Pizza
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The class will have a taco bar with selections of delicious toppings to create your own flatbread pizza. Chef Rob will cook it and it will be ready to eat in minutes.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Thursday January 18, 2018
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Kids Kitchen: Mouse Wands
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: Grades 1 - 3

Join us for another Kids Kitchen, this time we’ll make a special Disney treat! Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There is 1 space available.
 
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Make-It! Sock Snowman
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Create Snowmen out of ordinary socks for the season. We will provide the socks, you provide the creativity. 

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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The Butterfly Effect
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

Global Citizen, Oliver Mashaka discusses his journey of seeking political asylum in the US after leaving his home in Kenya and examines what it means to be a Change-Maker in today's world.

Registration will begin for PJFL cardholders in late December and on January 2 for cardholders of other libraries.

Contact: Adult Reference adref@portjefflibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This class is for adults, 18 and older, who are non-native speakers of English and would like to improve their skills. Class is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday January 19, 2018
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Shake 'N Make Music
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 - 17 months old with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Computer Basics: Part One - CANCELLED
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Do you own a computer but have no idea how to use it?  In this user-friendly class for beginner computer users only,  you will learn all of the basics.  This hands-on class will cover the Windows desktop, using the mouse, opening programs, creating a letter, saving a file, copy and paste and  more.  Class presented by library Technology Instructor Thomas Arancio.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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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
 
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Foreign Film Festival: Bad Lucky Goat (French)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

After accidentally killing a bearded goat with their father's truck, two incompatible siblings in their teenage years embark on a journey of reconciliation.

(76 min.)
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Gamers Gathering
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Come to the Teen Center to play games on our consoles, or play card or board games with your friends. No registration is necessary.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Disney Descendants Bracelet
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 7 - 12 years old

Love Disney’s Descendants? Come make your own bracelet that color coordinates with your favorite character on the show!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Do the Rumba - Dance Like a Star
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Rumba is one of the slowest of all the International Latin dances.  Professional Dance instructor Norma Granofsky will be here to teach you the steps to this fun, romantic Latin-style of ballroom dance.  Singles are welcome.  Please wear shoes without rubber soles.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday January 20, 2018
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Historical Happenings
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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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 5 spaces available.
 
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All Natural Bath and Body Products
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn how to make natural bath and beauty products using simple, organic ingredients. Teens will make and take home a body sugar scrub and lotion bar.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Practice spoken English in this friendly conversation group with certified ESOL instructor Mary Leming. For non-native speakers, adults 18 and older, please. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Make-It! Tiny Top Hat
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

We're all a little mad here, care for some tea? If so, then join us in crafting a teeny tiny adornment.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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That's How We Roll
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Grades K - 2 with an adult

Science Fair is coming and now is the time to start your planning.Together we will learn about the Scientific Process through a fun, hands-on investigation that explores force and motion. You’ll pick up lots of ideas and useful tips from how to get started all the way to presenting your finished project.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Grand Prix
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Grades 3 - 5 with an adult

Jump start your Science Fair planning by attending a fun, interactive workshop. We will explore the Scientific Process as we work our way through the question - who can engineer the fastest race car?. You’ll pick up useful tips on everything from where to find ideas for getting started to displaying your final project.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Sunday January 21, 2018
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LI Adolescent & Family Services Movie -
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Performance: LI Guitar Duo
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for an afternoon of classical guitar music featuring works by Bach, Albeniz, Tarrega, and more performed by the president and executive director of the Legato Foundation, Christopher Gotzen-Berg. Presented by the Port Jefferson Library and the Legato Foundation.

Registration is required. All Suffolk County Public Library cardholders are welcome to register. Call if you have any issues and speak with a librarian at Reference.
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Sunday Crafternoons
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For Familes

Warm up this winter with a new, fun craft to make each week.

Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Tween area
Monday January 22, 2018
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Medicare Explained
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Senior Health Specialist Grace Horan-Luce  for an informative talk about Medicare.  Topics covered will include Medicare parts A ,B and D, Medigap policies, Medicare Advantage Plans and how the new Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) affects your coverage.

 

 

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 18 spaces available.
 
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Winter White Animals
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 2 - 5 years old with an adult
Did you know that some animals change color and become white in the winter, allowing them to blend in with their snowy surroundings? Other animals are white because they live in the snow all year round. Join us as we meet some of them and make coordinating crafts.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make-It! Hand Warmers
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

We will learn how to turn socks into stylish hand warmers!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Disney Necklace
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 5 - 7 years old

Paint your necklace with colors that match your favorite Disney character!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Excel Basics; Part One
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This Excel beginners level class will cover an overview of Excel’s capabilities,  how to organize and enter data, simple functions and how to format cells.  Program instructor is Frank Cerullo, CPM, MBA.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a public meeting.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday January 23, 2018
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Ellen & Doreen Present: Let it Snow
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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

Listen to a delightful snow story and make a variety of snow crafts.

 

 

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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East End Play Dates
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Meditation for Kids
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Grades 1 - 6

Join us for this special adventure as you are gently guided into fun & relaxing activities that teach techniques for gaining confidence, focus and consideration for others.

 

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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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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Atlantic Marine Conservation Society
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday January 24, 2018
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Signing Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages: 18 - 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
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This Mah-Jong group is open to all skill levels.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Signing Story Time: PLEASE NOTE NEW AGE RESTRICTIONS
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 17 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
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Advanced Battle of the Books
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

We are looking for teens in grades 9 -12 to represent the Library in the Suffolk County Advanced Battle of the Books to be held on Friday March 23rd at  6:00 PM at Connetquot High School.  This year’s titles are Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley, Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum, and Starflight by Melissa Landers. If you participated in Battle of the Books when you were younger, here is your chance to do it again.

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 8 spaces available.
 
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Great Decisions Discussion Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The topic of discussion will be "The Waning of Pax Americana".  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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New Year Re-Boot
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn how to reset your metabolism & reboot your body so that you may ditch cravings, slim down and boost energy. Begin 2017 on a clean eating roll. Kick sugar and carb cravings to the curb experience more energy and vitality. Feel comfortable in your favorite clothes again.  Take home printed recipes of delicious, satisfying meals that are designed to make your cravings disappear, and recipes for healthy desserts so even your “cheating” is good for you.  Presented by Holistic Health Coach Tina Annibell.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 6 spaces available.
Thursday January 25, 2018
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Jack Skellington Cupcakes
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join the Baking Coach as we make Jack Skellington cupcakes that you get to take home and enjoy.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Defensive Driving
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This two- part class is designed to help you become a better driver while reducing your auto insurance costs. 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 non-refundable and checks  should be made out to “Suffolk Safety Program”.  Please note, due to DMV regulations, if you are more than THREE MINUTES late to class you will not be able to attend.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 23 spaces available.
 
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Fairy Jars
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades 3 - 5

Continuing our celebration of the wonderful world of Disney through the Winter Reading Club, join us as we design fairy jars using the familiar silhouettes of some famous fairies.  This craft will light up your imagination and bring joy to you.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This class is for adults, 18 and older, who are non-native speakers of English and would like to improve their skills. Class is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday January 26, 2018
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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 17 spaces available.
 
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Fourth Fridays Book Club
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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Movie Matinee: Marshall
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The NAACP, nearly about to close their doors, enlists Thurgood Marshall in what would become one of the most important court cases in history. Marshall is enlisted to help defend a black chauffeur against his wealthy white employer against allegations of sexual assault.

(119 min.)
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Gamers Gathering
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Come to the Teen Center to play games on our consoles, or play card or board games with your friends. No registration is necessary.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Defensive Driving
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Shrinky Dink Nightmare Before Christmas Keychain
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Print or sketch an a character of your choosing and watch as it shrinky dinks to a mini version of itself.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Voluntweens: Soup Kitchen Valentine's Decorations
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old

Help make Valentine’s Day a little sweeter for the guests of the Welcome Friends Soup Kitchen. We will be making tabletop decorations to brighten their day! Participants will earn 1 hour of community service for this activity. 

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 2 spaces available.
Saturday January 27, 2018
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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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Intro to Essential Oils
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn all about essential oils and how to use them. You will make and take home your own blend.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Practice spoken English in this friendly conversation group with certified ESOL instructor Mary Leming. For non-native speakers, adults 18 and older, please. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Community Service - Bippity Boppity Boutique Helpers
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Are you really good with painting nails, styling hair and face painting? Help be one of our volunteers as we provide make overs to some little ones! You may only sign up for one time slot, EITHER 1:00 p.m. OR 2:00 p.m.

LOCATION: other
 
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Bippity Boppity Boutique
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Ages: 4 - 7 years old with an adult

The library will be providing magical makeovers for princesses and knights!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Community Service - Bippity Boppity Boutique Helpers
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Are you really good with painting nails, styling hair and face painting? Help be one of our volunteers as we provide make overs to some little ones! You may only sign up for one time slot, EITHER 1:00 p.m. OR 2:00 p.m.

LOCATION: other
 
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Bippity Boppity Boutique
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old 

The library will be providing magical makeovers for princesses and knights!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 3 spaces available.
Sunday January 28, 2018
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Community Service - Coupons for Troops
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Give back to troops with coupons! Cut out discounts for a better cause.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Sunday Crafternoons
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For Familes

Warm up this winter with a new, fun craft to make each week.

Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Monday January 29, 2018
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AARP Defensive Driving Class
10:00 AM - 1:15 PM

This “AARP Smart Driver Course”  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.  Payment is by check or money order ONLY, payable to AARP.  AARP  WILL NOT ACCEPT CASH for this class.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Mini Masterpieces: Architecture - Create a Log Cabin Craft
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old with an adult    


Architecture is a big word that describes buildings and other structures. Join us as we explore some architecture that is all around  and then build a log cabin set into a winter scene.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 18 spaces available.
 
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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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Jack Skellington's Munchkin Madness
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Play the Nightmare before Christmas Edition of the card game Munchkin, featuring delicious munchkins to munch on

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Snowman Lollipops
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old

LOCATION: Activity Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Tuesday January 30, 2018
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One World Book Club
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

Join us for a book discussion focused on diversity called One World Book Club. We will discuss books that highlight diversity in our world. Through these books we can learn about the lives of others and ourselves creating education and unity through our shared reading experiences. Pick up your copy of Everything, Everything for the book discussion after January 5.    

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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AARP Defensive Driving Class
10:00 AM - 1:15 PM

This “AARP Smart Driver Course”  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.  Payment is by check or money order ONLY, payable to AARP.  AARP  WILL NOT ACCEPT CASH for this class.

LOCATION: Meeting 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 Jessica Harris-Iannuzzi.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Enchanted Shrink Charms
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: K - 5

Make some magical shrink charms inspired by our favorite characters.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Public Service Loan Forgiveness
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Are you entitled to loan forgiveness?
The National Student Loan Service Center will be presenting an educational seminar on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
Learn about your eligibility and what you and your families may be eligible for and entitled to. All are welcome. 
 

Contact: Adult Reference 631-473-0022 adref@portjefflibrary.org

Registration will begin late December for PJFL cardholders and on January 5 for cardholders of other Suffolk County libraries.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 17 spaces available.
Wednesday January 31, 2018
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Signing Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages: 18 - 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
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This Mah-Jong group is open to ALL SKILL LEVELS.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Signing Story Time: PLEASE NOTE NEW AGE RESTRICTIONS
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 17 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
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Community Service Teens Speak Out Now
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Get Involved with your Library! Is there something you would like to see us change? Join Teen Council to voice your opinion and to 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 1 hour of community service.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Advanced Battle of the Books
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Prenatal Yoga
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

For Expectant Moms

Join Gina Morin, Certified Yoga Instructor and Hypnobirthing Birth Educator, as she leads expectant moms in a gentle yoga flow to help keep the body toned and feeling comfortable during pregnancy. She will also guide students through relaxation and breathing techniques to help moms prepare for birth and then bond with baby. Class is open to all levels of experience and at anytime during pregnancy. A yoga mat is required and a bolster or firm body pillow is very encouraged. 

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Weight Loss, Food and Exercise
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The goal of this workshop is for participants to take control of their weight, health and well being.  Educate yourself on how body metabolism works, what type of exercise is the best for weight loss and how to start a weight loss program.  Discover how to overcome weight loss plateaus and how eating the right or wrong types of food not only effects weight but also aging.  Program presented by Dr. Brian Yonks in association with the non-profit Foundation of Wellness Professionals.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 16 spaces available.
Thursday February 1, 2018
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Duct Tape Rose
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Get ready to use the stickiest of tapes to make an elegant rose. Simple yet practicable, this craft makes a wonderful gift for those who love flowers, or pens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Kids Kitchen: Tailgate Party
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades 1 - 3

Join us for another Kids Kitchen, as we prepare some Big Gamel favorites. Materials used in this program may not be suiiable for those with food allergies.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Google Apps
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn to use Google for more then just e-mail.  Create calendars, documents, spreadsheets, presentations, forms, organize contracts, share photos and save everything on the Google Drive for FREE.  Program presented by Computer Instructor Kristine Cucinello.

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

This class is for adults, 18 and older, who are non-native speakers of English and would like to improve their skills. Class is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday February 2, 2018
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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 17 spaces available.
 
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Silver Screen Showings: An American in Paris
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

An ex G.I. stays in Paris after the war to study painting, supported in his efforts by a rich American. The young soldier falls in love, but unfortunately, she is engaged to an older man. This title has been repackaged.

(113 min.)
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Gamers Gathering
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come to the Teen Center to play games on our consoles, or play card or board games with your friends. No registration is necessary.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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It - Movie Night
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join us as we watch the It remake. You will need a permission slip (available on January 5) in order to view this movie because it is rated R.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Moana Glitter Jar
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 7 - 12 years old

Make your own Heart of Te Fiti jar just like the one from the movie Moana!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Saturday February 3, 2018
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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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National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

It’s National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day. We will be watching cartoons and eating ice cream.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Practice spoken English in this friendly conversation group with certified ESOL instructor Mary Leming. For non-native speakers, adults 18 and older, please. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Emoji Valentine's Cards
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Ages: 7 - 12 years old

Put a little emoji into your Valentine cards this year and give them to family and friends!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 2 spaces available.
Sunday February 4, 2018
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Dungeons and Dragons
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Play a Teen friendly version of Dungeons and Dragons. Please stop in to see Khan the Librarian about making a character and a tutorial on playing through this edition of Dungeons and Dragons.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Sunday Crafternoons
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For Familes

Warm up this winter with a new, fun craft to make each week.

Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Monday February 5, 2018
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Dynamic Kids: Mouse Paint
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old without an adult

Using fun, fitness equipment, we will make the classic book, Mouse Paint, come alive and have our very own colorful adventures.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Community Service - You Can Quote Me Part 2
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

You helped us come up with new quotes for the bathroom, now help us make them!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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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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Ozobots
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 7 - 12 years old

LOCATION: Activity Room
There is 1 space available.
 
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Excel Basics: Part Two
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This Excel beginners level class and will cover more in-depth Functions and Formulas.  Basic computer skills, mouse and file management skills plus proficiency in the topics covered in “Excel Basics: Part One” are required to attend this class. The class instructor is Frank Cerullo CPM, MBA.        

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 8 spaces available.
Tuesday February 6, 2018
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Ellen & Doreen Present: Love is in the Air
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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

You are sure to get love when you create these Valentines crafts.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 17 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 7 spaces available.
 
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Meditation for Kids
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Grades 1 - 6

Join us for this special adventure as you are gently guided into fun & relaxing activities that teach techniques for gaining confidence, focus and consideration for others.

 

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Pokemon Deck Building
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Learn the ways to build the ultimate Pokemon card deck. Cards will be provided for decks to take home and battle with your friends.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Drawing Made Simple
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

In this intro-to-drawing workshop artist Christine Dake will show you how to draw with a simple hands-on approach in a supportive, easy-going and fun atmosphere.  Turn basic shapes into objects, break down complicated images into manageable pieces, learn how to shade to create form and how to draw a face.  

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 3 spaces available.
Wednesday February 7, 2018
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
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 473-0022.                                                                                                                                      

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Advanced Battle of the Books
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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 9 spaces available.
 
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Guided Meditation: Healing Your Inner Spirit
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 17 spaces available.
Thursday February 8, 2018
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Mini Masterpiece: Olaf Snowman Mosaic
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 2- 5 years old with an adult

Did you know that mosaic is a work of art that is composed of little squares? When all those squares a combined they create a picture. We will look at some examples of mosaics and then make your very own Olaf themed snowman mosaic.  

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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New Voices Book Group
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

The books to be discussed is The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso. The Discussion Facilitator is Diane M. Konoski.      

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Friends of the Library Meeting
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 
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Felt Heart Card
6:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Want to show your love for Valentine's Day? Then come to the Teen Center to make a big heart for friends and loved ones.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Sewing Workshop
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn to sew with sewing instructor Valerie Krause.  Please bring your own sewing machine with manual and materials to practice.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This class is for adults, 18 and older, who are non-native speakers of English and would like to improve their skills. Class is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday February 9, 2018
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Shake 'N Make Music
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 - 17 months old with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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All About the i-Pad
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn all about the iPad in this class,  You will get an intro to the hardware, learn how to access the internet and your e-mail, understand the settings, use the apps and learn how to get new ones, download eBooks and audiobooks and discover many tips and tricks. Please bring your iPad and your questions to class. This class is being presented by Computer Instructor Kristine Cucinello.

 

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 19 spaces available.
 
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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
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Movie Matinee: Goodbye Christopher Robin
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children's author A. A. Milne and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh.

(107 min.)
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Gamers Gathering
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come to the Teen Center to play games on our consoles, or play card or board games with your friends. No registration is necessary.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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National Pizza Day and a Movie
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Enjoy a recently released movie while eating pizza.

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

Ages: 8 - 12 years old 

Do good while having fun working on projects to benefit the local community and beyond! Participants will earn one hour of community service.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 6 spaces available.
Saturday February 10, 2018
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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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Introduction to Crystals
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn about different crystals and how to use them. You will also make and take home your own crystal necklace.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Practice spoken English in this friendly conversation group with certified ESOL instructor Mary Leming. For non-native speakers, adults 18 and older, please. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Family Valentine Workshop
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Families of children 3 years old and older

Bring the whole family to the Library and create some Valentine-related crafts and cards, using a variety of materials.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 14 spaces available.
Sunday February 11, 2018
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DIY Candy Heart Wreath
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A small wreath made out of candy for yourself or as a gift this Valentine’s Day. What could be sweeter than that?

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Make a Fortune with Creative Chef Rob Scott
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ages: 5 - 9 years old

Prepare for the Chinese New Year of the Dog, beginning on Friday, with this program featuring super-sized fortune cookies made with tortillas, seasoned with cinnamon sugar and ready to bake at home.  We will also create some fortune sayings to go into the cookies after baking. Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Monday February 12, 2018
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Babies Boogie
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 - 24 months with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There is 1 space 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 18 spaces available.
 
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Jack and Sally Bath Bombs
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Relax, because these bath bombs are ‘simply meant to be’ We will be making these soothing soakers inspired by our favorite Nightmare Before Christmas characters.

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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Winter Olympic Party
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 7 - 12 years old

Celebrate the 2018 Winter Olympics! Make Crafts, play games and even enjoy an Olympic themed treat!

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Chef Sylvaine Meot's Valentine Celebration
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There is 1 space available.
Tuesday February 13, 2018
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Baby Start
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages: 9 - 17 months with an adult

This half hour program is for caregivers and their babies. Age appropriate movement and lap time activities are alternated to provide a fun and educational class.  

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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A Time for Kids: Valentine Day's Mouse
10:45 AM - 11:45 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 14 spaces available.
 
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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 Jessica Harris-Iannuzzi.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 16 spaces available.
 
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Magic the Gathering Tournament
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join Khan for a Magic the Gathering tournament. Play against new and old magic players to learn new strategies, moves, and to have competitive fun.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Once Upon a Paint Night
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades K - 3                

Inspired by our favorite Disney scene, we will paint a fabulous picture.

 

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

Join Poetry Zone host and poet Kate Lamberg and connect with other poets.  There will be an open mic session.  This program is open to everyone.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday February 14, 2018
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Valentine's Day Story/Craft
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 2 - 5 years old with an adult

Join us as we share some Valentine’s stories and create a craft that is full of heart.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Community Service Teens Speak Out Now
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Get Involved with your Library! Is there something you would like to see us change? Join Teen Council to voice your opinion and to 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 1 hour of community service.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Advanced Battle of the Books
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Cupid's Crunch
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades K - 2


Celebrate Valentine’s Day by making some sweet treats! We will combine some tasty favorites to create a love-ly snack mix.  Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 8 spaces available.
Thursday February 15, 2018
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East End Play Dates
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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DIY Jack Skellington Plushie
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Simple materials can make the most adorable plush. Come to Teen Center to learn and take home a Jack Skellington inspired product.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Sock Snowmen
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades 3 - 5

Please bring a pair of white socks to the Library to create a sock snowman.  We will be cutting them up, so they need not be new.  Even if the white stuff is absent from the ground, we will create our own non-meltable snowpeople.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Sewing Workshop
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn to sew with sewing instructor Valerie Krause.  Please bring your own sewing machine with manual and materials to practice.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This class is for adults, 18 and older, who are non-native speakers of English and would like to improve their skills. Class is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday February 16, 2018
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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 17 spaces available.
 
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Computer Basics: Part Two [CANCELED]
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 Computer Instructor Kristine Cucinello.  

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Foreign Film Festival: Felicite (African)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Felicite is a proud, free-willed woman whose life is thrown into turmoil when her fourteen-year-old son gets into a terrible car accident. To raise the money to save him, she sets out on a breakneck race through the streets of electric Kinshasa.

(129 min.)
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Gamers Gathering
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Come to the Teen Center to play games on our consoles, or play card or board games with your friends. No registration is necessary.

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

Ages: 8 - 12 years old

Do you think you know Disney? Show off your skills at this fun trivia program where we will test your knowledge of the House of Mouse. Snacks will be served to fuel the fun! Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Jack Skellington Chocolate Covered Apples
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Don’t you love Jack Skellington? Love him or not, come make your own edible version inspired by the character from Nightmare Before Christmas.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Guitar Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Have you always wanted to learn to play the guitar, but can’t find the time?  Let guitarist Chris Fury show you the basic guitar techniques, chords, songs, and more.  Please bring your own Guitar.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 10 spaces available.
Saturday February 17, 2018
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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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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Practice spoken English in this friendly conversation group with certified ESOL instructor Mary Leming. For non-native speakers, adults 18 and older, please. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Make-It: Clay Dice
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Design your own clay dice for card games, dungeons and dragons and magic the gathering.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Sharpie Art Coasters
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Ages: 7 - 12 years old

Design your own coasters using sharpies and rubbing alcohol and then watch as the colors transform before your eyes!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Sunday February 18, 2018
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Nightmare After Christmas Inspired Nail Art
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come to the Teen Center to experiment with nail art inspired by Tim Burton's original movie.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Sunday Crafternoons
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For Familes

Warm up this winter with a new, fun craft to make each week.

Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Tuesday February 20, 2018
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DogVinci
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Grades K - 5

"Unleash your inner artist with Dagger Dogvinci, the Painting Dog".  Dagger will demonstrate his abstract style and then you can create your own work of art in the style of DogVinci! Please dress for mess. There will also be time for photos and cuddling with Dagger, who is also a certified therapy dog.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Community Service Drive-in Movie Helpers
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Help Sarina make cars and prepare for the Drive-In Movie for the little ones in the main Library.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Nightmare Before Christmas Movie and Treats
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Come to the Teen Center to experiment with nail art inspired by Tim Burton's original movie.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Cars 3 Drive In Movie
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Families  

Rev up your engines and head on down to the Library, which will transform into a drive-in movie theater! Bring your ‘cars’ (a customized cardboard box) and park in the Meeting room and enjoy a view of Cars 3.  Refreshments will be served. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 21 spaces available.
 
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Escape the Teen Center
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The ever so popular "Escape the Room" as stumped many players. It is time for you to take the escape the room challenge. Work together as a team to ESCAPE THE TEEN CENTER in less than one hour. "May the -clues- be in your favor."

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Tuesday Evening Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This group meets the third Tuesday of each month. The group leader is Linda Ruben.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday February 21, 2018
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Wacky Winter Olympic Game Day
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 5 - 7 years old 

Let's celebrate the Winter Olympics with some legendary events of our own.  We will start off with an Olympic Torch Relay, add a little short track speed skating, explore the luge with scooters, do a bit of balloon curling, and finish off with an indoor snowball fight!  Join us for this "every four years" program.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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Wacky Winter Olympic Game Day
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old 

Let's celebrate the Winter Olympics with some legendary events of our own.  We will start off with an Olympic Torch Relay, add a little short track speed skating, explore the luge with scooters, do a bit of balloon curling, and finish off with an indoor snowball fight!  Join us for this "every four years" program.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Super Smash Bros Tournament
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for a friendly tournament of Super Smash 4 while playing Super Smash Melee during the breaks.

 
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: Conference Room
 
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Retro Gaming
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

It's time for Retro Gaming! Join Khan and Erin for an afternoon of old school gaming with a twist.

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 16 spaces available.
 
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Sudoku Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday February 22, 2018
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Little Scientists: Scientist Speedway
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old with an adult

Discover the forces of motion as we learn all about velocity and momentum in this interactive science lab.  Prepare to race some cars and create a cool craft, too!
 

 

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LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 19 spaces available.
 
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Super Scientists: Scientist Speedway
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grades K - 2

Discover the forces of motion as we learn all about velocity and momentum in this interactive science lab. Prepare to race some cars and create a cool craft, too!
 

 

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LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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One World Book Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for a book discussion focused on diversity called One World Book Club. We will discuss books that highlight diversity in our world. Through these books we can learn about the lives of others and ourselves creating education and unity through our shared reading experiences. Pick up your copy of The Hate You Give for the book discussion after February 1.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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DIY Sally Inspired Bangle
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Go from life-less to lovable in our craft program designed to make these accessories cute, fashionable, and true to Sally from Nightmare Before Christmas.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Panini Pizza Stick
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Take freshly baked Italian herb & cheese bread and stuff it with a delicious toppings bar: tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni, chicken and more! Then we will grill it and cut into sticks and dip it in a tasty marinara sauce.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Sewing Workshop
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn to sew with sewing instructor Valerie Krause.  Please bring your own sewing machine with manual and materials to practice.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This class is for adults, 18 and older, who are non-native speakers of English and would like to improve their skills. Class is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday February 23, 2018
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Fourth Fridays Book Club
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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Community Service - Disney Ball Helpers
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Assist the librarians with various activities for children who are attending the Ball. Come dressed in your Disney best  and be ready to help younger children celebrate with games, food and Disney singalongs!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Disney Grand Ball
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Families

Come dressed in your Disney best and “Be our Guest’ as we celebrate the Winter Reading Program! We will celebrate with games, food and Disney singalongs!  Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food alleriges.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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Make-It: Sewn Mini Treats
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Create your own original fruity or snacked out sewn mini-treat.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Movie Matinee: LBJ
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.

(98 min.)
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Family Tree Cake (for teens and family)
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Families (up to 4 per family), come in and make a family tree cake on a 1/4 sheet cake. Write names on fondant and secure to the leaves on the trees with buttercream.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Design and Sip
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 7-12 years old

It’s getting a bit nippy outside. Come design your own mug and then drink some hot cocoa at the Library!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Guitar Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Saturday February 24, 2018
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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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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Practice spoken English in this friendly conversation group with certified ESOL instructor Mary Leming. For non-native speakers, adults 18 and older, please. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Green Screen Fun: Disney Edition
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old

Come join us as we learn how to take pictures and make videos that will transport us to someplace Disney!

 

 

LOCATION: Activity Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Make-It! Pine Cone Animals
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A fox made from pine cone? Learn how to transform a robust pine cone into an adorable creature.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Sunday February 25, 2018
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Black History Month Celebration: From Jazz to Soul with Rhonda Denet
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

February is Black History Month and in its honor the Port Jefferson Free Library is proud to present New York City based jazz / soul vocalist Rhonda Denet.  Flanked by a guitarist and a percussionist, Rhonda, will perform a collection of jazz standards and soul classics that pay homage to Black singing greats Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Billie Holiday, Nancy Wilson, Nina Simone, Etta James, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Mary Wells and Gladys Knight among others.  This Black History Month celebration is FREE AND OPEN TO EVERYONE.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 28 spaces available.
 
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Sunday Crafternoons
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For Familes

Warm up this winter with a new, fun craft to make each week.

Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Monday February 26, 2018
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Clay Play
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Families with children 2 years old and older                   

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!         Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Living Healthy with Better Choices
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This is a six-week workshop, presented by the RSVP organization, that empowers older adults and their caregivers to take charge of their chronic conditions, such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, anxiety, etc.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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Strawbees
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 6 - 12 years old

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Excel Basics; Part Three
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a public meeting.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday February 27, 2018
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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 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 Jessica Harris-Iannuzzi.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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Meditation for Kids
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Grades 1 - 6

Join us for this special adventure as you are gently guided into fun & relaxing activities that teach techniques for gaining confidence, focus and consideration for others.

 

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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3D Print and Design Club
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Experience not required to join the 3-D Printing roundtable. Come learn and discuss how to design 3-D model for printing or tweaking your designs through TinkerCad. Your design will then be queued for printing.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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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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Chiropractic Medicine for Chronic Back & Neck Pain
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

For chronic back or neck pain, traditional healthcare providers often offer rest, medication or surgery.  Given the limitations, risks and costs of these approaches, it’s not surprising that many people  look to "alternative” therapies for relief including chiropractic treatment.  Members of the Mather Hospital Chiropractic Collaboration, Prescription Chiropractic, will be here to answer your questions about chronic back and neck pain and explain how chiropractic treatment may be a good alternative for you.

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 19 spaces available.
Wednesday February 28, 2018
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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 7 spaces available.
 
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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 22 spaces available.
 
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Advanced Battle of the Books
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Prenatal Yoga
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

For Expectant Moms

Join Gina Morin, Certified Yoga Instructor and Hypnobirthing Birth Educator, as she leads expectant moms in a gentle yoga flow to help keep the body toned and feeling comfortable during pregnancy. She will also guide students through relaxation and breathing techniques to help moms prepare for birth and then bond with baby. Class is open to all levels of experience and at anytime during pregnancy. A yoga mat is required and a bolster or firm body pillow is very encouraged. 

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Reiki Circle
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join Reiki master & Yoga teacher Annalee Jackofsky for a night of energy healing. After a brief guided meditation Annalee will give everyone a short Reiki treatment. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel and a blanket.

Registration will begin in late December for PJFL cardholders on in early January for cardholders of other libraries.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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Great Decisions Discussion Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 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
Thursday March 1, 2018
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Baby Weights
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ages: 6 months - 3 years old with an adult
 
Led by local mom & fitness trainer, Ashley Morrone, Baby Weights is a total-body conditioning workout geared towards moms of all fitness levels and all stages of motherhood. Baby Weights classes aim to teach you how to use your children and your surroundings as a means for exercise and fun. You'll leave feeling energized, educated, & empowered!
 
Please bring a yoga mat, water, sneakers, & stroller and/or baby carrier to keep your child comfortable.
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Sewing Workshop
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This class is for adults, 18 and older, who are non-native speakers of English and would like to improve their skills. Class is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday March 2, 2018
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Silver Screen Showings
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Guitar Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Have you always wanted to learn to play the guitar, but can’t find the time?  Let guitarist Chris Fury show you the basic guitar techniques, chords, songs, and more.  Please bring your own Guitar.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday March 3, 2018
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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Practice spoken English in this friendly conversation group with certified ESOL instructor Mary Leming. For non-native speakers, adults 18 and older, please. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Afternoon Tea at the Garden City Hotel
11:15 AM - 4:30 PM

PAYMENT IS DUE AT REGISTRATION. Fee: $80

Up to 4 seats may be purchased per person.

This year the Friends are celebrating their 20th anniversary with a very special event! Join us for an Afternoon Tea at the Polo Lounge in the Garden City Hotel. As our gift to the Library community for the years of support and donations, the Friends will pay the cost of the bus ride. The bus departs from in front of Village Hall at 11:15 AM. Tea will be served at 1 PM. We will depart from Garden City at 4:30 pm. Please register at the Adult Reference Desk and make checks payable to: Friends of the PJFL. Seating is limited, a waiting list will be available.

LOCATION: Garden City Hotel
There are 13 spaces available.
Monday March 5, 2018
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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
 
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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
 
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Living Healthy with Better Choices
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This is a six-week workshop, presented by the RSVP organization, that empowers older adults and their caregivers to take charge of their chronic conditions, such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, anxiety, etc.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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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
Tuesday March 6, 2018
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Suduko Workshop
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Presented by Linda Schneider.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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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
Wednesday March 7, 2018
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Advanced Battle of the Books
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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
 
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Guided Meditation: Healing Your Inner Spirit
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday March 8, 2018
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Babies Boogie
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 - 24 months with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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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
 
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New Voices Book Group
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Sewing Workshop
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This class is for adults, 18 and older, who are non-native speakers of English and would like to improve their skills. Class is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday March 9, 2018
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Movie Matinee
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday March 10, 2018
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Patron Use
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Practice spoken English in this friendly conversation group with certified ESOL instructor Mary Leming. For non-native speakers, adults 18 and older, please. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
Monday March 12, 2018
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Living Healthy with Better Choices
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This is a six-week workshop, presented by the RSVP organization, that empowers older adults and their caregivers to take charge of their chronic conditions, such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, anxiety, etc.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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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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Excel Intermediate: Part One
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday March 13, 2018
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Ellen & Doreen Present:Little Leprechaun Fun
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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

Join us for a variety of " Lucky" crafts to celebrate St. Patrick's Day

 

 

 

LOCATION: Meeting 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 Jessica Harris-Iannuzzi.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Organizing Your Life
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday March 14, 2018
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Advanced Battle of the Books
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Making the Shift from Overeating to Mindful Eating
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday March 15, 2018
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Dynamic Kids:
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old 

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Tai Cooking with Chef Penn Hongthong
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This class is for adults, 18 and older, who are non-native speakers of English and would like to improve their skills. Class is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday March 16, 2018
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Shake 'N Make Music
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 - 17 months old with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Computer Basics: Part One
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Tom Arancio.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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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
 
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Foreign Film Festival
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday March 17, 2018
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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Practice spoken English in this friendly conversation group with certified ESOL instructor Mary Leming. For non-native speakers, adults 18 and older, please. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
Sunday March 18, 2018
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Bunnies, Bunnies, Bunnies
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Ages: 3 - 12 years old

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Bunnies, Bunnies, Bunnies
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Ages: 3 - 12 years old

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday March 19, 2018
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Living Healthy with Better Choices
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This is a six-week workshop, presented by the RSVP organization, that empowers older adults and their caregivers to take charge of their chronic conditions, such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, anxiety, etc.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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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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Spring Paint Night
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Tuesday March 20, 2018
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A Time for Kids: Mr. Potato Head
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
 
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Elder Law Workshop with Attorney George Roach
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Tuesday Evening Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday March 21, 2018
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Advanced Battle of the Books
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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
 
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Art Talk: Leonardo da Vinci
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday March 22, 2018
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Defensive Driving
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Program presented by defensive Driving Instructor Al Ferrari.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This class is for adults, 18 and older, who are non-native speakers of English and would like to improve their skills. Class is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday March 23, 2018
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Fourth Fridays Book Club
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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Movie Matinee
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Defensive Driving
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Presented by Defenfensive Driving Instructot Al Ferrari.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday March 24, 2018
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Long Island Rail Road Trip into N.Y.C.
8:40 AM - 12:00 PM

Travel on the Long Island Rail Road departing from Port Jefferson Train Station and spend a day in NYC!  With your ticket you can RETURN HOME ANYTIME THAT DAY.  Registration begins December 30 for PJFL cardholders & January 15 for non-cardholders.

Cost: $10 for roundtrip ticket (NON-REFUNDABLE)

Departs: 8:42 AM

Check or Cash acceptable. 

Limit 5 tickets per family

LOCATION: Offsite
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Practice spoken English in this friendly conversation group with certified ESOL instructor Mary Leming. For non-native speakers, adults 18 and older, please. 

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Community Service Fair
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
 
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Legendary Women of Long Island
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Hosted by noted Long Island Gold Coast expert and best selling author, Monica Randall, this program examines the lives of an elite group of glamorous women who lived during the glory days of Long Island’s fabled Gold Coast.  They were the first American Super-stars as their lives, loves, and scandals played out on the pages of newspapers all over the country.  Women like Alva Vanderbilt, Mrs. Clarence MacKay, Barbara Hutton, Zelda Fitzgerald, Ann Woodward and Gertrude Whitney among others.  

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Knitting Workshop
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Monday March 26, 2018
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Welcome to Medicare
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Presented by Medicare Specialist Dan Drobias

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Living Healthy with Better Choices
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This is a six-week workshop, presented by the RSVP organization, that empowers older adults and their caregivers to take charge of their chronic conditions, such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, anxiety, etc.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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CPR/AED Heartsaver Class
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Budget Informational Meeting
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a public meeting.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday March 27, 2018
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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 Jessica Harris-Iannuzzi.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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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
Wednesday March 28, 2018
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Library Bus Trip: Hello, Dolly!
9:00 AM - 7:30 PM

Registration for PJFL cardholders begins on December 27. Non-residents may register starting on January 3. 

Hello, Dolly! was first produced on Broadway by David Merrick in 1964, winning a record-tying (tied with South Pacific) 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, a record held for 37 years. The show album Hello, Dolly! An Original Cast Recording was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002. The show has become one of the most enduring musical theatre hits and currently stars one of Broadway’s most critically acclaimed performers Bernadette Peters. Trip includes roundtrip transportation on a Hampton Jitney and Orchestra seating. Tickets are limited!

 

LOCATION: Offsite
 
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Advanced Battle of the Books
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Great Decisions Discussion Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 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
Thursday March 29, 2018
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Essential Oils
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This class is for adults, 18 and older, who are non-native speakers of English and would like to improve their skills. Class is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Saturday March 31, 2018
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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Practice spoken English in this friendly conversation group with certified ESOL instructor Mary Leming. For non-native speakers, adults 18 and older, please. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Family Game Day
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Families

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Knitting Workshop
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Monday April 2, 2018
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Living Healthy with Better Choices
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This is a six-week workshop, presented by the RSVP organization, that empowers older adults and their caregivers to take charge of their chronic conditions, such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, anxiety, etc.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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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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Intro to Linkedin
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Presented by Computer Instructor Arooj Chaudhry.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday April 3, 2018
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Little Scientists:
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old with an adult

 

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LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Super Scientists:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Grades K - 2

 

 

 

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LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Pain & Inflammation Busted
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday April 4, 2018
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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
 
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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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
 
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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
 
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Guided Meditation: Healing Your Inner Spirit
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday April 5, 2018
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Stemtastic
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Reducing Anxiety Through Meditation
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Program presented by John Bednarik.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This class is for adults, 18 and older, who are non-native speakers of English and would like to improve their skills. Class is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday April 6, 2018
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Computer Basics: Part Two
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Tom Arancio.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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The Drumming Celebration
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 5 - 9 years old with an adult

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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The Drumming Celebration
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Grades 4 - 8

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Silver Screen Showings
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Salsa Dance Class
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday April 7, 2018
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Defensive Driving
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Class presented by Defensive Driving Instructor Linda Greco.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Practice spoken English in this friendly conversation group with certified ESOL instructor Mary Leming. For non-native speakers, adults 18 and older, please. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Knitting Workshop
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Sunday April 8, 2018
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Performance: The Vendettas
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Vendettas blend roots rock influences with the very best early rock n’ roll songs for a performance that is energetic with an authentic retro look and feel.  

Contact: Adult Reference 631-473-0022 adref@portjefflibrary.org

Registration will begin late February for PJFL cardholders and on March 1 for cardholders of other Suffolk County libraries.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday April 9, 2018
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Medicare Explained
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Senior Health Specialist Grace Horan-Luce  for an informative talk about Medicare.  Topics covered will include Medicare parts A ,B and D, Medigap policies, Medicare Advantage Plans and how the new Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) affects your coverage.

 

 

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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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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Excel Intermediate: Part Two
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday April 10, 2018
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Baby Start
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages: 9 - 17 months with an adult

This half hour program is for caregivers and their babies. Age appropriate movement and lap time activities are alternated to provide a fun and educational class.  

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Library Budget Vote
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
 
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A Time for Kids: Spring Caterpillar
10:45 AM - 11:45 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
 
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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 Jessica Harris-Iannuzzi.

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

Join Poetry Zone host and poet Kate Lamberg and connect with other poets.  There will be an open mic session.  This program is open to everyone.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday April 11, 2018
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Fermenting Your Favorite Foods
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join Renato Stafford and learn the importance of having fermented foods in your diet!  Renato will be demonstrating how easy it is to make your own sauerkraut, kombucha, and sourdough bread right in your very own kitchen. Tasty samples will be available!.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday April 12, 2018
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New Voices Book Group
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Celebrate National Library Week: Libraries Around the World
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Prsented by Pat Summers.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This class is for adults, 18 and older, who are non-native speakers of English and would like to improve their skills. Class is led by Certified ESOL Instructor Mary Leming.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday April 13, 2018
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Shake 'N Make Music
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 - 17 months old with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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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
 
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Movie Matinee
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Salsa Dance Class
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday April 14, 2018
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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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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Practice spoken English in this friendly conversation group with certified ESOL instructor Mary Leming. For non-native speakers, adults 18 and older, please. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Knitting Workshop
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Monday April 16, 2018
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Dynamic Kids:
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old 

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room