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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Friday November 17, 2017
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AARP Vehicle Technology Explained
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Understanding how the newest car technology works can make driving safer and
more enjoyable. Register for a fun, ninety-minute Smart DriverTEK workshop
to learn the benefits of the smartest safety features in your car and how to use them!. Sponsored by AARP there is a $3.00 fee to attend.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Picture Books in Motion
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 2 years old and older with an adult   

Join us as we view some excellent movie adaptations of children's picture books.

Registration is not required.                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Foreign Film Festival
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Fanny’s Journey (French) (117 mins)

In 1943, thirteen-year old Fanny and her younger sisters were sent to an Italian foster home for Jewish children. When the Nazis arrive in Italy, these children do the impossible and reach the Swiss border to freedom.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Gamers Gathering
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come in and 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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Spanish for Beginners
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join Gilda Ramos for this Spanish class for beginners. No previous knowledge of Spanish is necessary. Come ready to learn this beautiful language! Registration is required.
 

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Emoji Movie
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Enjoy a movie and popcorn.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Thankful Boards
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 7 - 12 years old

‘Tis the season to be thankful! Cut out pictures, words, shapes and colors that you are thankful for and turn them into a work of art!

LOCATION: Activity Room
Saturday November 18, 2017
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Community Service - Star Wars Day Volunteers
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Assist the librarians with this large event. Stop in or call the Teen Center for details. Bring a lunch.

LOCATION: Offsite
 
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Historical Happenings Book Discussion
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Kilwin's Behind the Scenes - Sundaes
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Did you know that Kilwins Original Recipe Ice Cream is made using only fresh antibiotic-free, rbST-free milk and cream from family farms and shipped only on Kilwins’ own trucks? Join us as we get to go behind the scenes at Kilwin’s and learn how they make their delicious sundaes. Please meet us at Kilwin’s located at 109D Main Street. This program is before store hours and will be 1.5 hrs long.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Star Wars Day
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Families with children 3 years old and up

Long, long ago in a Library far, far away... We are celebrating 40 years of Star Wars with games, crafts, Jedi Training and a visit from The Endor Light Saber Guild. Be here you must! Cosplay encouraged!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:30 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: Mezzanine
 
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Citizenship Class
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Prepare for the naturalization test with this 4-week course. This class is for adults, 18 years of age and older. Please call the library for more information. You do not need to attend all sessions. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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E-Bay: Buying & Selling on the Internet
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

In this class you will learn all about the world’s most popular online auction website for buying and selling. Topics covered include creating a username and password, checking the reliability of buyers and sellers, listing items to sell, and much more.  Program presented by Computer Instructor Cindy Griffiths.  This class is for those 18 years and older. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 19 spaces available.
Sunday November 19, 2017
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Family Ornament Workshop
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Families with children 3 - 12 years old

Come to the Library to get a jump start on your holiday decorating!  We will be creating ornaments with various materials, while listening to some tunes of the season. Make one ornament to contribute to our Department’s tree and another to hang on your own.  

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Artist Reception: Christopher Alexander
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday November 20, 2017
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Medicare Explained
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Turkey Hat Craft
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 2 - 5 years old with an adult
Be the best dressed at the Thanksgiving table this year! We’ll start by sharing some turkey tales and then make and decorate your very own turkey headpieces.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There is 1 space 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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Mario Kart 8 Tournament
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join the Teen Center for a friendly game of Mario Kart 8 on the Nintendo Switch. Let the races begin!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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First Lego League Jr. Team Information Meeting
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 6 - 9 years old with a parent

Are you and your child interested in joining the NEW PJFL First Lego League Junior Robotics Team? In this informational meeting our team coaches will tell you everything you need to know about joining the team for the Fall season. Due to league restrictions, team members must be between 6 - 9 years of age, and our team must be kept to a maximum of six participants. Both parent and child must attend this meeting to be eligible for the team. IF YOU AND YOUR CHILD ATTENDED THE PRIOR MEETING, IT IS NOT NECESSARY FOR YOU TO ATTEND THIS SESSION.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Excel Intermediate: Part Two
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This Excel Intermediate level class will cover how to customize Excel and Options, such as creating “custom lists” in Excel.  Completion of the Beginner Excel classes is required or proficiency in the topics covered are needed to attend this class. The class instructor is Frank Cerullo

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 4 spaces available.
Tuesday November 21, 2017
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A Time for Kids: Turkey
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 10 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 Marcia Reass.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 16 spaces available.
 
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Ready, Set, Dance!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ages: 18 months - 5 years old with an adult

Dance, wiggle and groove at the Library! Join us for some music, movement and fun!

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Community Service - Clothespin Ornament
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Turn wooden clothespins into beautiful snowflake tree ornaments that will be hung on the tree in the Teen Center. 

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

Families with children ages 3 - 12

Happy Fall, Y’All! Let’s give thanks for our families by teaming up and creating a beautiful painting that you can feast your eyes on!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Tuesday Evening Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday November 22, 2017
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LIBRARY CLOSES AT 5PM
 
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Mah Jongg Club
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Drop In Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: Children who are not yet in Kindergarten with an adult      

Combining books, songs, fingerplays and other fun activities for a fun, and educational time to enjoy with your little one. Registration is not required.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Community Service - Toy Cleaning
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Assist the Children’s Department with the cleaning of their toys that are used in infant programs.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Thursday November 23, 2017
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Thanksgiving
Friday November 24, 2017
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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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Family Game Day
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Families

Come into the Library and enjoy some family time while playing our collection of board games, life-sized games or video games.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Movie Matinee
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Glass Castle (127 min)

A young woman who, influenced by the joyfully wild nature of her deeply dysfunctional father, found the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Gamers Gathering
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come in and 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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Blood Pressure Screening
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Every last Friday of the month from 3:30 - 4:30 PM on a walk in basis, a clinician from St. Charles Hospital will be here to check your blood pressure free of charge.

No registration is necessary. First come, first served.

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

 

 

LOCATION: Reference
 
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Spanish for Beginners
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join Gilda Ramos for this Spanish class for beginners. No previous knowledge of Spanish is necessary. Come ready to learn this beautiful language! Registration is required.
 

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Make-It! DIY Body Products
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Need a holiday gift or something to pamper yourself with? Create an orange mint sugar scrub & a chocolate mint lip balm.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Saturday November 25, 2017
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Community Service - Holiday Tree Decorators
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Dickens weekend is coming fast and we need our tree decorated. Earn community service and get into the spirit of the holiday season.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:30 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: Mezzanine
 
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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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Citizenship Class
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Prepare for the naturalization test with this 4-week course. This class is for adults, 18 years of age and older. Please call the library for more information. You do not need to attend all sessions. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 14 spaces available.
Monday November 27, 2017
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Baby Scientists: Terrific Turtles
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Ages: 18 months - 3 years with an adult

Come explore turtles in this interactive science program and meet a live turtle friend. Create an adorable turtle craft too!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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FFL Jr. Robotics Team Tryouts
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Ages: 6 - 9 

If you are interested in programming, robotics, Legos and cooperative teamwork, try out to be part of our FIRST FLL Jr. Robotics Team.  Weekly practices will take place Thursdays, 5:00 - 6:00 PM beginning December 7 through March 1. Members must be able to attend all practices and the Expo event to be held Sunday, March 4 at Longwood High School. Participants of this summer's first Wedo Lego Robotics Mini-Camp will get first consideration for placement on the team.

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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Munchkin Holiday Madness
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join Khan the Librarian for the Board Game Munchkin night with a Holiday twist. Munchkins will be served to all Munchkin dungeoneers and explorers.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Tuesday November 28, 2017
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Shake 'N Make Music - **Please note new age restrictions**
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 4 spaces available.
 
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Shake 'N Make Music - **Please note new age restrictions**
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 18 months  - 5 years old with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Ready, Set, Dance!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ages: 18 months - 5 years old with an adult

Dance, wiggle and groove at the Library! Join us for some music, movement and fun!

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Make-It! Superhero Banks
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Batmobiles don't come cheap so best to save up. Design your own hero themed bank to work towards that next crime fighting gadget.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Make It Sew: Zipper Pouch
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old

Let’s practice our sewing skills and learn how to make a small zippered bag to hold your trinkets.

 
 
LOCATION: Activity Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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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 November 29, 2017
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Mah Jongg Club
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Drop In Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: Children who are not yet in Kindergarten with an adult      

Combining books, songs, fingerplays and other fun activities for a fun, and educational time to enjoy with your little one. Registration is not required.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Reading and Homework Buddies
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Grades K - 5

Would you like to practice your reading, or get some help with homework? Join us are we pair experienced teen volunteers with elementary students who need assistance with reading or assignments.

 
LOCATION: other
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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Chess
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 6-12 years old

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

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Youthful Aging & Ageless Consciousness Through Meditation
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This program will present a three fold method of maintaining youthful function in advancing age. Also discussed, the medical evidence regarding exercise, diet and meditation for modifying the aging process. Program presented by Dr. Matthew Raider who has practiced and taught geriatric medicine for over 30 years and is a long-time meditation practitioner.  Dr. Raider is a national speaker and a contributing author to the book "Meditation as Medication for the Soul" by Rajinder Singh.  

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 15 spaces available.
Thursday November 30, 2017
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Owl Babies Story Craft
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old with an adult
Join us as we share the classic picture book Owl Babies and make a craft inspired by the story. We will be painting, so please dress for mess.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Spider-man: Homecoming and Pizza
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for a movie and pizza!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Lego Stamped Indian Corn
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 5 - 7 years old

We will take ordinary Legos and transform them into printing blocks to create original ears of Indian corn for a festive door decoration.. We will be using paint, so dress for a mess.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday December 1, 2017
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Parent Toddler Workshop
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Ages: 18 - 36 months old with an adult

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

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 18 spaces available.
 
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Computer Basics: Part One
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 much more.  Class presented by Library Technology Coordinator Tom Arancio. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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A Christmas Carol *Special Dickens Showing
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A Christmas Carol

In this adaptation of Charles Dickens's tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve when he is visited by ghosts from Christmases past, present and future. A classic that's as integral a part of Christmas as lighted trees and mistletoe.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Gamers Gathering
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come in and 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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Community Service - Snowman Soup
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Snowman Soup is just a cute way to package hot chocolate. Make adorable packets to give out to local seniors.

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

Ages: 7 - 12 years old

Make your own holiday wreath using decorative buttons on a canvas. You can give as a gift or use to decorate your home.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Saturday December 2, 2017
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English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:30 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: Mezzanine
 
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Bus Trip: Vienna Boys Choir
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
LOCATION: Offsite
Sunday December 3, 2017
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Family Film Marathon: Muppets Christmas Carol
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Families *Children under 9 years old MUST be accompanied by an adult

Rated: PG    Running Time: 1 hour 30 minutes  Registration is NOT required.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Dungeons & Dragons
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Play a Teen friendly version of Dungeons and Dragons. If you are new to the game, you must stop into the Teen Center and make a D&D character with Khan before the program date!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Live Music Performed by The Harp Duo
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Internationally acclaimed,  mother and daughter,  Maya and Juliette Passer will be here to perform in a harp duo.  Join us for a delightful afternoon concert of classic and pop music selections.  Music begins at 2:00 p.m. in our Historic Reading Room located on the main level.  Refreshments will be served.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday December 4, 2017
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Little Scientists: Enchanted Castle Science
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old with an adult

Little Scientists will dress in your best royal attire and explore the objects of the enchanted castle. Learn all about magnetism and test the objects from the castle in this interactive science lab. Create your own royal magnet to take home.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 12 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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Meet the Candidate
6:30 PM - 6:55 PM
 
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Community Service - One World Book Club - Ms. Marvel
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join Khan 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 your teen graphic novel for the book discussion.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Light Up Holiday Card
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old

Create a winter-themed card that actually lights up using LED light stickers and conductive copper tape.

LOCATION: Activity Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Board of Trustee Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a public Meeting.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday December 5, 2017
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Infant Massage
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 6 weeks - 18 months with an adult

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

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 6 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 Marcia Reass.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Ready, Set, Dance!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ages: 18 months - 5 years old with an adult

Dance, wiggle and groove at the Library! Join us for some music, movement and fun!

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Community Service - Coupons for Troops
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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

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

Families of children 3 years old and up

Come to the Library wearing your coziest PJ’s and share some winter stories with us.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Live Your Legend
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday December 6, 2017
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Mah Jongg Club
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Drop In Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: Children who are not yet in Kindergarten with an adult      

Combining books, songs, fingerplays and other fun activities for a fun, and educational time to enjoy with your little one. Registration is not required.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Reading and Homework Buddies
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Grades K - 5

Would you like to practice your reading, or get some help with homework? Join us are we pair experienced teen volunteers with elementary students who need assistance with reading or assignments.

 
LOCATION: other
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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Chess
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 6-12 years old

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

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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Holiday Living Ornaments at Hardts and Flowers
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us for an ornament making class that will be taught by Anique Hardt Schachner of Hardts and Flowers of Port Jefferson. Anique will guide you through the completion of a beautiful living ornament. This program will take place at Hardts and Flowers located at 14 E Broadway, Unit 3 (near Ecolin Jewelers).

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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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 13 spaces available.
Thursday December 7, 2017
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Ellen & Doreen Present: December Celebrations
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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

Celebrate the many December holidays with festive crafts

 

 

 

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Painted Champagne Glasses
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us in painting a beautiful set of champagne glasses in silver and gold. Create your own wine charm to go with the set! Material fee is $5, cash or check made out to the Port Jefferson Free Library. 

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

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday December 8, 2017
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Parent Toddler Workshop
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Ages: 18 - 36 months old with an adult

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

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 18 spaces available.
 
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Silver Screen Showings
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

It’s a Wonderful Life (130 mins)

A man is saved from a suicide attempt by an angel and is then shown how important he is to the people who love him.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Gamers Gathering
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come in and 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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East End Play Dates: Dinner and a Movie
5:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for a family friendly movie, dinner, and a craft. As always we will also have giveaways.

Visit https://www.facebook.com/eastendplaydates/ for additional information and to register.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Community Service - Holiday Card Making
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Many seniors don’t get to see their family and friends for the holidays. Help them celebrate by creating a New Year, birthday, Hanukkah, or Christmas card. Don’t want to do a holiday? We are always in need of birthday cards for them as well.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Voluntweens: Soup Kitchen Helpers
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old

Help out the Welcome Friends soup kitchen by making silverware packets. One hour of community service will be earned for this activity.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Saturday December 9, 2017
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Long Island Rail Road into NYC
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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

Departs: 8:42 AM

Travel on the L.I.R.R., departing from Port Jefferson Train Station and spend a day in NYC! With your ticket you can RETURN HOME ANYTIME THAT DAY. 

Check or Cash acceptable. 

Limit 6 tickets per family

LOCATION: other
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Fudge Making Workshop
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Kilwins (109D Main Street, Port Jefferson)

Meet at Kilwins on Main Street at 9:45 AM to see how this original fudge recipe is made. Owners Christine and Brian Viscount will lead the process from start to finish. All attendees will will be able to sample fudge at the end. Limited class size.

 
LOCATION: Offsite
 
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Defensive Driving Class
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:30 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: Mezzanine
 
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Make-It! Bubble Gum Scented Slime
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

It's not edible but it almost smells like it is. Make a slime that smells like bubble gum.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Tea Light Snowman Ornaments
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Ages: 5 - 7 years old      

Bring some holiday cheer into your home by making your own tea light snowman ornament.                                                                                                         

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 2 spaces available.
Sunday December 10, 2017
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Instrument Petting Zoo
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old with an adult

During this interactive program, children will get the chance to listen to and play real instruments from an orchestra.  Stony Brook University students will demonstrate how each instrument works and the children will then have a chance to touch and play the instruments ranging from violin to trombone!  Each child will leave with a musical gift. Funding for this program provided by the Staller Center’s Endowment for the Arts.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 18 spaces available.
 
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Make-It! Cookie in a Jar
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

From a potential holiday gift to a personal treat for yourself, join in the fun by preparing a recipe to bake in the winter months ahead.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Monday December 11, 2017
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A Time for Kids: Snowman
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 13 spaces available.
 
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East End Play Dates
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Visit https://www.facebook.com/eastendplaydates/ for additional information and to register.

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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Magic the Gathering Tournament
6:00 PM - 7:30 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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Christmas Prism Lights Craft
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 7 - 12 years old    

This crafts can make for a wonderful Christmas gift or to add to your own holiday decorations.                                                                                                                            

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Excel Intermediate: Part Three
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This Excel intermediate  level class will cover how to create and use macros: actions used to automate tasks in Excel.  Completion of the previous two Excel classes in this series, or proficiency in the topics covered, is required to attend this class.  The class instructor is  Frank Cerullo CPM, MBA. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Tuesday December 12, 2017
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PlayHooray Babies
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Ages: 3-17 months old with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There is 1 space available.
 
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2nd Tuesday Morning Book Discussion
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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PlayHooray Kids
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 18 - 36 months old with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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Ready, Set, Dance!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ages: 18 months - 5 years old with an adult

Dance, wiggle and groove at the Library! Join us for some music, movement and fun!

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Make It Sew: Embroidery
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 7 - 12 years old

This time around we are giving the machines a break and will learn some hand sewing skills as we embroider a festive decoration.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Wednesday December 13, 2017
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Mah Jongg Club
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Drop In Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: Children who are not yet in Kindergarten with an adult      

Combining books, songs, fingerplays and other fun activities for a fun, and educational time to enjoy with your little one. Registration is not required.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Reading and Homework Buddies
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Grades K - 5

Would you like to practice your reading, or get some help with homework? Join us are we pair experienced teen volunteers with elementary students who need assistance with reading or assignments.

 
LOCATION: other
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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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 is 1 space available.
 
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Early Shoreham Village: Summer Capital of the Women's Suffrage Movement
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday December 14, 2017
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Paint without Paint Brushes: Foil Painted Moon
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old with an adult

Let’s see what happens when we use foil as paintbrushes! We will be painting so please dress for mess.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 16 spaces available.
 
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New Voices Book Discussion
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

HOLIDAY PARTY AND BOOK SELECTION!

This Library sponsored Book Discussion Group meets the second Thursday of each month at 11:00a.m. The Book Discussion facilitator is Diane M. Konoski.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Yarn Wrapped Pine Cone Trees
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 7 - 9 years old   

Let's get in the holiday spirit by creating a beautiful decoration or gift - a festive pine cone tree bedecked with yarn and pompoms.                                                                                                                                                                       

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

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

Ages: 18 - 36 months old with an adult

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

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 18 spaces available.
 
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Movie Matinee
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Gamers Gathering
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come in and 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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Board Game Night
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us for games and fun.

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

Ages: 8 - 12 years old


Make your own snowman ornaments for the upcoming holiday.

LOCATION: Activity Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Saturday December 16, 2017
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Kilwin's Behind the Scenes - Chocolates
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Kilwins began hand-crafting Chocolates in the late 40's using only the finest chocolates and other ingredients. Learn how Kilwins has been making their chocolates for generations. Join us at the Port Jefferson Kilwins location at 10 AM (before they are open) to find out all about their delicious chocolates as well as what goes on behind the scenes at the store.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Treatment Options for Chronic Pain
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Do you suffer from chronic neck or low back pain? Join us for a lecture and Q&A session with Dr. Samuel Brown. Dr. Brown is a pain management specialist with Pain Institute of Long Island, in Port Jefferson. He will be discussing common causes of chronic pain as well as the most current treatment options. Following the presentation, Dr. Brown will be discussing any questions you may have about pain management. 
Registration is underway for all Suffolk County Library cardholders.
Contact: Adult Reference
 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:30 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: Mezzanine
Sunday December 17, 2017
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Community Service - Make-It! Box Organizers
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

You have used the maker boxes and have seen that they can get to be a bit disorganized. Assist the librarians in organizing the maker boxes provided in the Teen Center.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Monday December 18, 2017
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Babies Boogie
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 - 24 months

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Toddlers Tango
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 25 months - 5 years old with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Community Service - Teens Speak Out Now!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
There are 5 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: Conference Room
 
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Meet the Candidates
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Holiday Treat Party
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years

Decorate and enjoy some delicious holiday treats with your friends. Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

 

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Board of Trustees Meetings
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a public meeting. Public is welcome to attend.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Tuesday December 19, 2017
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Shake 'N Make Music - **Please note new age restrictions**
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 6 spaces available.
 
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Shake 'N Make Music - **Please note new age restrictions**
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 18 months  - 5 years old with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 9 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 Marcia Reass.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Ready, Set, Dance!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ages: 18 months - 5 years old with an adult

Dance, wiggle and groove at the Library! Join us for some music, movement and fun!

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Playstation VR
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Submerge yourself into gaming with this virtual reality experience.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Holiday Olympic Games
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old

Tis the season for epic games! Join us for an evening of holiday-themed challenges that will get you in the festive spirit

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Tuesday Evening Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This Library sponsored book discussion group meets the third Tuesday of each month. The book to be discussed in December is "My Reading Life" by Pat Conroy.

The Discussion Facilitaor is Linda Ruben. To join this group or for more information please call the library at 473-0022.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday December 20, 2017
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Baby Games
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: Birth - 12 months old with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Mah Jongg Club
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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

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

13 - 36 months old with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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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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Reading and Homework Buddies
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Grades K - 5

Would you like to practice your reading, or get some help with homework? Join us are we pair experienced teen volunteers with elementary students who need assistance with reading or assignments.

 
LOCATION: other
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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Chess
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 6-12 years old

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

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 15 spaces available.
Thursday December 21, 2017
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Staff Holiday Gathering
12:15 PM - 6:25 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Arms Tournament
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Have you mastered the new nintendo switch game, Arms? Pick your fighter, Ribbon Girl, Kid Cobra or Max Brass. Who’s got the skills to be crowned champion?!

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

Families with children 4 – 12 years old

Make a beautifully decorated gingerbread house that will be a festive addition to your holiday home. Each child must bring an empty, washed half-pint or pint milk or juice container and a can of white frosting and a sleeve of graham crackers.  The Library will provide the decorations.

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday December 22, 2017
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Parent Toddler Workshop
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Ages: 18 - 36 months old with an adult

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

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 18 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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Silver Screen Showings
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

It’s a Wonderful Life (130 mins)

A man is saved from a suicide attempt by an angel and is then shown how important he is to the people who love him.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Gamers Gathering
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come in and 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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Unicorn Donuts
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join the baking coach and make unicorns out of donuts.

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

Families with children 4 – 12 years old

Make a beautifully decorated gingerbread house that will be a festive addition to your holiday home. Each child must bring an empty, washed half-pint or pint milk or juice container and a can of white frosting and a sleeve of graham crackers.  The Library will provide the decorations.

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

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday December 23, 2017
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Decorative Holiday Frame
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old  

Make yourself or someone special a picture frame for the upcoming holidays.                                                                                                                      

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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New Super Smash Bros. Tournament
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Join us for a friendly tournament with Super Smash Bros. while playing Super Smash Melee during the breaks.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Tuesday December 26, 2017
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Melted Chocolate Ice Cream French Toast
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Melted chocolate ice cream soaked into fresh baked challah bread creates a delicious French toast made with Chef Rob Scott

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Community Service - Stuffed Animal Sleepover Helpers
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Help the Children's Librarians host a sleepover for stuffed animals!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Stuffed Animal Holiday Sleepover
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 4 - 8 years old

Twas a night at the Library, and all through PJFL, were some stuffed animals ready for a sleepover! Join us for a little storytime and craft before tucking your furry friends into bed. Who knows what mischief they will get into at the Library after hours?

 
LOCATION: Children's Department
 
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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 December 27, 2017
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Kick and Play
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Ages: 12 - 24 months old with an adult                                                                                             

 

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Mah Jongg Club
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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

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

Ages: 2 - 3 years old with an adult

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

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

Ages: 4 - 6 years old with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Teen Holiday Bake-Off
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

You must bake something to participate in this program!

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

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Make Your Own Snow
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ages: 5 - 7 years old 


Make your own snow which you can then use to mold your own creations!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Hot Chocolate, Cookies and a Movie
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Warm up with hot chocolate and cookies while watching a classic holiday movie.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Washi Tape and Watercolor Art
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Families with children 3 years old and up

Come to this fun, creative program to make a beautiful artwork full of color and pattern.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 8 spaces available.
Thursday December 28, 2017
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Noon Year's Eve Party
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Ages: 3 - 8 years with an adult

Some of us might not be able to stay up until midnight to ring in 2018, so let’s celebrate a little earlier at the Library! Come dressed in your fanciest duds and celebrate New Year’s with some crafts and snacks.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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G.O.A.T. Games on a Table!
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Come in and vote on one of our new board games to play with your friends.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Magic the Gathering Deck Building
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join Khan as he guides you through creating and building the ultimate Magic the Gathering decks to use during our up and coming tournaments. Bring your cards to learn the secret art of building a true competitive Magic deck.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Fireside Tales
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Families

Come in out of the cold and get cozy by the fireside as we share some winter stories.

LOCATION: Front Reading Room
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Community Service - Noon Year's Eve Volunteers
10:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Help the Children’s Librarians countdown to New Years with the youngins.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Friday December 29, 2017
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Story Time Art
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

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

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

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Mixed Media
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ages: 5 - 9 

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

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Watch Your Mouth
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for this Hilarious, competitive card-based game in which teams of players, hampered by cheek retractors, attempt to read and interpret phrases.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Movie Matinee
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Gamers Gathering
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come in and 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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Blood Pressure Screening
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Every last Friday of the month from 3:30 - 4:30 PM on a walk in basis, a clinician from St. Charles Hospital will be here to check your blood pressure free of charge.

No registration is necessary. First come, first served.

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

 

 

LOCATION: Reference
 
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Potato Chip Taste Test
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years old         

Can you tell the difference between regular and kettly cooked? Are ridges better than flat, do they hold more dip? Come to this program for the answers to these and other chipd questions. This program may not be appropriate for those with food allergies.                                                                                                                  

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 5 spaces available.
Saturday December 30, 2017
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Doily Snowman Craft
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old with an adult

Let’s get ready for winter as we share some snowy stories and then, make a fancy snow friend.    

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Holiday Lock-In Party
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

It’s the holiday season, so let’s get jolly! Come dressed in your Ugly-Sweater best for a Holiday party, teen center style! We will play games, sing a few carols and have fun!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Wednesday January 3, 2018
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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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 is 1 space available.
 
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Guided Meditation: Healing Your Inner Spirit
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday January 4, 2018
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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 5, 2018
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Silver Screen Showings
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Do the Rumba - Dance Like a Star
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 16 spaces available.
Saturday January 6, 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
Monday January 8, 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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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 January 9, 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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The Go & See Tour: A Discussion About Plastic Solution
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

International science writer and artist Erica Cirino has sailed across the most polluted part of the eastern Pacific Ocean, documented the most polluted beach in Hawaii, met with world-class scientists in Denmark and Western New York, visited some of the most degraded ecosystems in Asia and the Caribbean and the people working to clean them, and is now preparing to sail again with researchers off California. Her purpose: Find out the truths about plastic pollution and what it’s doing to the planet, wildlife and people. 

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
Wednesday January 10, 2018
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Friends of the Library Meeting
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference 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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Intro to Chakra Balancing
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Learn what chakras are, where they’re located, and what the symptoms are when they are balanced vs. unbalanced. Join Annalee Jackofsky, Reiki Master Teacher & yoga instructor, in learning to sustain the harmonious flow of energy through the chakras in order to create an optimal life. The class will include a demonstration on different chakra balancing techniques.

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 6 spaces available.
Thursday January 11, 2018
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New Voices Book Group
11:00 AM - 12:30 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 January 12, 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
 
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Movie Matinee
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Dance Class
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday January 13, 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
Monday January 15, 2018
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Science Fair Prep
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grades K - 2

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Science Fair Prep
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Grades 3 - 5

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Reiki Kids
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ages: 5 - 9 years 

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 January 16, 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
 
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Tuesday Evening Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday January 17, 2018
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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
Thursday January 18, 2018
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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 - **Please note new age restrictions**
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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Foreign Film Festival
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Dance Class
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday January 20, 2018
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Yoga Workshop
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
Sunday January 21, 2018
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Performance: LI Guitar Duo
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday January 22, 2018
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Medicare Explained
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Presented by Grace Horan-Luce.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Excel Basics; Part One
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a public meeting.

LOCATION: Conference Room
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
 
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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 January 24, 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

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
 
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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
 
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New Year Re-Boot
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday January 25, 2018
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Defensive Driving
5:30 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 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
 
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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
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday January 27, 2018
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Yoga Workshop
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 January 29, 2018
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AARP Defensive Driving Class
10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
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 January 30, 2018
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AARP Defensive Driving Class
10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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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 Student 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
Wednesday January 31, 2018
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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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 is 1 space available.
 
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Weight Loss, Food and Exercise
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday February 1, 2018
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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
 
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Photo Basics for All Digital Cameras
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting 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
 
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Silver Screen Showings
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday February 3, 2018
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Yoga Workshop
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 February 5, 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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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 Basics: Part Two
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
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
 
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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
 
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Drawing Made Simple
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday February 7, 2018
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday February 8, 2018
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New Voices Book Group
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Sewing Workshop
6:30 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 February 9, 2018
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Shake 'N Make Music - **Please note new age restrictions**
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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Movie Matinee
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday February 10, 2018
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Yoga Workshop
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
Sunday February 11, 2018
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Make a Fortune with Creative Chef Rob Scott
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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
 
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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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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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Celebrate the Chinese New Year with Chef Penn Hongthong
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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
 
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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
 
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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
Thursday February 15, 2018
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Sewing Workshop
6:30 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 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
 
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Foreign Film Festival
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Guitar Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday February 17, 2018
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Yoga Workshop
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 February 19, 2018
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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 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
 
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Cars 3 Drive In Movie
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Tuesday Evening Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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
 
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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
 
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Senior Advocate Visit
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
LOCATION: Conference 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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Sudoku Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday February 22, 2018
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Little Scientists:
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old with an adult

 

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LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Super Scientists:
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grades K - 2

 

 

 

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LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Sewing Workshop
6:30 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 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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Disney Ball
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Movie Matinee
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Guitar Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday February 24, 2018
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Yoga Workshop
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
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
Monday February 26, 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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Excel Basics; Part Three
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a public meeting.

LOCATION: Conference Room
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
 
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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
LOCATION: Conference Room
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 2 spaces available.
 
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room