Events Calendar

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

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Friday May 25, 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.

 
CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Movie Matinee: Nostalgia
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
A mosaic of stories about love and loss, explores our relationships to the objects, artifacts, and memories that shape our lives.
 
AudienceMPAA rating: R.
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Blood Pressure Screening
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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

 
LOCATION: Reference
 
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TGIF - Teen Gamers It's Friday
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Saturday May 26, 2018
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Family Baroque Concert
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Families

As part of the Long Island Baroque Festival, the Three Village Chamber Players will present a family-friendly concert  We will introduce instruments such as the harpsichord, theorbo, Baroque violin, and Baroque cello through compositions representing animal sounds! Enjoy a fun and interactive educational concert appropriate for all ages. 

CONTACT:  Natalie Kress  215-760-8159  
LOCATION: Front Reading Room
There are 28 spaces available.
 
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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Candy Sushi
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

June is National Candy month. Learn how to make quick and yummy candy & twinkie sushi rolls.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Make It: Bloxels
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years

Work together as a team to create and play your own video game!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Wild Music for Wild Kids; Crazy music and Instruments from 300 years ago
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come hear a show of wild music from 300 years ago! Hear/touch/see exotic and weird instruments from Europe including something called a Theorbo. I bet your parents don't even know about it! See you on May 26 at 2pm to hang out with the Three Village Chamber Players. 

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

WORKSHOP DATES: 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Sunday May 27, 2018
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Memorial Day
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Monday May 28, 2018
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Memorial Day
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Tuesday May 29, 2018
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Picture Books in Motion
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

     Ages: 2 - 5 years old with an adult     

     Join us as we share some classic children's picture books and their movie adaptations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Crystal Bowls Healing Circle
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Experience a profound sound healing with quartz crystal singing bowls. This four session experience will help release physical, spiritual, and emotional blocks and bring you nto a state of gratitude and inner peace. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Cedar Hill Cemetery Association
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Meditation for Kids
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Grades 1 - 6

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

 

LOCATION: Activity Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Charles Sumner Bunn Decoys
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Jamie Reason and Joseph Jannsen, contributing writers on Long Island decoys and decoy makers for Decoy Magazine.present a researched and illustrated presentation on the extraordinary life and art of master Shinnecock carver Charles Sumner Bunn (1865-1952) “the greatest decoy carver who ever lived.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 19 spaces available.
Wednesday May 30, 2018
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Signing Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages: 18 - 36 months with an adult

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

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Signing Story Time
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 17 months with an adult

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

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Family Film: Paddington 2
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Families     

Rated PG  Running Time: 1 hour 45 minutes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

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

Registration is not required.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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SCORE Social Media Marketing for Your Business
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Social media is a must in today?s business world. It gives you the most bang for the buck, especially with limited budgets. Whether you?re selling to businesses or directly to consumers, social media is an effective marketing tool to reach your buying audience. SCORE eliminates the mystery and provides a valuable and easy to understand overview.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 3 spaces available.
Thursday May 31, 2018
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PlayHooray Babies
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Ages: 3-17 months old with an adult

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

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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PlayHooray Kids
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 18 - 36 months old with an adult

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

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Outsmart Aging - Feel Youthful
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Matthew Raider holds a faculty position at the University of Connecticut Medical School and is the medical director of five Connecticut health care facilities.  He has coordinated the geriatric teaching program at Middlesex Hospital in Connecticut. Dr. Raider has lectured extensively in the United States and Canada about meditation and health.Maintaining an energetic, vibrant feeling throughout life takes effort and knowledge about the body.  Dr. Raider will bring his experience and his knowledge from geriatric medicine to you and insights into how to use food, supplements and exercise to stay active and independent along with a simple meditation technique that provides numerous benefits.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 18 spaces available.
 
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday June 1, 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.

 
CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Silver Screen Showings: Foreign Correspondent
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
A reporter sent to Europe to cover a peace conference falls in love with a diplomat's daughter, but discovers that her father is the head of a Nazi spy ring.
 
AudienceNot rated.
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Card Game Challenge
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Play one of the many card games the Teen Center has.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Saturday June 2, 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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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Mini String Dolls
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Make a string doll that you can keep in your pocket and show your friends.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Octopus Day
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ages: 3 - 6 years with an adult

After sharing some stories about the noble octopus, we will create our very own.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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Theatre Fans and the Stage Door Experience
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Theatre enthusiast Brian Stoll returns to speak about the significant role that theatre fans have played within the theatre community. He will share why many die-hard theatre fans become repeat show attendees and might see a production almost 100 times! Lastly, he will divulge the secret to taking selfies with and gathering autographs from today's brightest Broadway stars after seeing them perform in New York City's hottest Broadway productions.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 18 spaces available.
 
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Crochet Workshop
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

WORKSHOP DATES: 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Monday June 4, 2018
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Clay Play
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 2 - 5 years old with an adult                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Clay stimulates a child's curiosity, intelligence, imagination, and creativity. It fosters eye-hand coordination, and it is also a great way to extend the attention span of children, who often work for long periods of time with clay. Bring your child to this program and let them play with clay!  

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Elder Law Workshop with Attorney George Roach
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Alzheimer's Disease
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

There are an estimated 5.5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease; 54,000 on long Island. Daphne Perry leads the Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease team in fulfilling its program responsibilities and collaborates with county partners to promote public awareness about the disease. Ms. Perry will provide an overview of Alzheimer's disease, how it is diagnosed and how it impacts patients and their families.

 
LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Community Service - CD Art
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Help us make some decorations for the Summer Reading Program by jazzing up some old CDs (you know, the silver things that people used to use to listen to music)!

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

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Duct Tape Tote Bag
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years

You’ll want to bring this unique bag that you’ve made everywhere!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Travel Series: Japan
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join world traveler Pam Hauman as she takes you through a photographic journey of Japan, an island nation of dense cities, imperial palaces mountainous national parks and beautiful intricate shrines and temples. 

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 17 spaces available.
Tuesday June 5, 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.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 4 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.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 16 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 14 spaces available.
 
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Meditation for Kids
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Grades 1 - 6

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

 

LOCATION: Activity Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Make-It! Birdhouse
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Paint, create and decorate your own birdhouse to gift to your mother or father before Mother's and Father's Day.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Meditation for Health & Well Being
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Meditation is being prescribed by many medical practitioners and has been widely recognized as a means to enhance one’s health and reduce stress. and anxiety, as well as decreases the risk of disease.  Join John Bednarik, long time meditator, for this lively and engaging workshop. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 13 spaces available.
Wednesday June 6, 2018
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Signing Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages: 18 - 36 months with an adult

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

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This is a library sponsored group where patrons of all mah-jong skill levels are welcome.  Group leader is Valerie Krause.  For additional information please contact the library at 473-0022.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Signing Story Time
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 17 months with an adult

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

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 2 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.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Community Service - Father's Day Card
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Create beautiful Father’s Day cards for your Dads and Grandpas and make an extra one for others in the community. You will earn one hour of community service.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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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 14 spaces available.
 
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SCORE Marketing for a Small Business
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Market research, developing a plan, pricing, advertising, digital marketing and tracking results will all be discussed.  

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 15 spaces available.
Thursday June 7, 2018
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Library Bus Trip:
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM

On this trip we visit Long-House Reserve and the Leiber Collection, both in East Hampton.  We begin with a guided tour of Jack Lenore Larson’s Long-House Reserve, a 16 acre reserve and sculpture garden featuring work by Dale Chihuly, Buckminster Fuller, Yoko Ono and Willem de Kooning to name a few. Our visit also features a quick tour through Mr. Larson’s multi-million dollar 13,000 square foot home, LongHouse. Then enjoy lunch at the historic Maidstone Restaurant. The day will end with a guided tour of the Leiber Collection, a magnificent Renaissance-style Palladian edifice  that sits majestically in a sculpture garden that borders six additional gardens, each designed by abstract expressionist artist Gerson Leiber. Trip Cost: $118.00

LOCATION: Offsite
 
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Ellen & Doreen Present: We Love Dad
10:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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

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

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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East End Play Dates: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Party
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 Ages: Birth - 9 years with an adult 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Party

We are getting crafty! Join Emily and Jameson of East End Play Dates for an afternoon full of finger painting. Be sure to wear an outfit you don’t mind getting messy in! We will be finger painting our very own “Very Hungry Caterpillar” to feed our creative side! As usual, we will have snacks, crafts and giveaways! 

 
Visit https://www.facebook.com/eastendplaydates/ for additional information and to register.
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Dandelion Bouquet
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years                            

George Washington Carver said, “A weed is a flower growing in the wrong place.”  Join us as we create our own bouquet of weeds, affectionately known as dandelions.  

 
LOCATION: Activity 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 June 8, 2018
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Let's Go Fly a Kite Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 2 - 5 years with an adult

Listen to stories about this fun windy day activity and make a decorative kite to take home.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There is 1 space available.
 
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Movie Matinee: The Post
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Determined to uphold the nation's civil liberties, Katharine Graham, publisher of the Washington Post, and hard-nosed editor Ben Bradlee join forces to expose a decades-long cover-up. However, the two must risk their careers and their freedom to bring truth to light.

 

AudienceMPAA rating: PG-13; for language and brief war violence.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Card Game Challenge
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Play one of the many card games the Teen Center has.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Saturday June 9, 2018
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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Coding with Ozobots
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Grades 1 - 3

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

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Trash or Treasure: Antiques Roadshow
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn how to identify today’s hottest antiques and collectibles.  Appraiser Eddie Costello is back with an appraisal program that will help answer your questions.  Each family will get a comprehensive evaluation of one item brought in.  PLEASE, ONLY ONE FREE APPRAISAL PER FAMILY

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 16 spaces available.
 
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Crochet Workshop
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

WORKSHOP DATES: 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Monday June 11, 2018
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Start of Summer Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 2 - 5 years with an adult

Join us as we share some summery stories and songs.    

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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Medicare Explained
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

What exactly is Medicare?  What does it cover and what is not covered under it?   What are the gaps in coverage and the out of pocket costs associated with it? What are some of the ways you can protect yourself against high out of pocket expenses?  These questions and more will be answered at this program.  Program presenter is Medicare Specialist Daniel Droblas.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 18 spaces available.
 
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Mario Kart Tournament
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

It’s a showdown. Do you have what it takes to be the best in the Teen Center.

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

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Food is Medicine
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Food as Medicine Presented by Dr. Erika Jurasits. Dr. Erika Jurasits is an osteopathic physician with over twenty years’ experience in primary care Learn how food can be your medicine. How food can balance chronic health conditions that we face today.

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 8 spaces available.
Tuesday June 12, 2018
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Baby Start
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages: 9 - 17 months with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Tuesday Morning Book Discussion
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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A Time for Kids: Quack, Quack Duck
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Ages: 18 months - 5 years

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Crystal Bowls Healing Circle
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Experience a profound sound healing with quartz crystal singing bowls. This four session experience will help release physical, spiritual, and emotional blocks and bring you nto a state of gratitude and inner peace. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Musical Shrink Charms
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades K - 2

Gear up for our rocking Summer Reading Program, with some music inspired charms!

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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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
 
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Bitcoin and Altcoins
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

In this lecture-style program by Tyler Kassten, you will learn the history of Bitcoin, what the technology behind Bitcoin is and why it is important. The lecture also discusses how to invest in Bitcoin and Altcoins, and how to research this new technology. 

 

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 6 spaces available.
Wednesday June 13, 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.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Toddler Games
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

13 - 36 months old with an adult

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

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 16 spaces available.
 
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Paint without Paint Brushers: Straw Painting
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades K - 5

What kind of cool designs will you make just by using your breath? We will have lots of colorful watercolor paints and plenty of straws for you to use. Please dress for mess!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Summer Paint Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for this Summer themed Paint night. Using acrylics and a 14x18 canvas, your local librarian/artist will guide you step-by-step in creating a beautiful
Summer painting perfect to decorate your house for the season! A non-refundable $7 material fee, either cash or check made out to PJFL, is due upon registration.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There is 1 space available.
 
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SCORE Social Media Marketing for Business
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 You will review the 5 most popular social media networks, how other businesses are using social media, which networks are right for your business, what kind of content to create and post and how to tell if it is working.   

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 16 spaces available.
Thursday June 14, 2018
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Dynamic Kids: Ocean
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old without an adult

Come swim with sea creatures! We will bring the ocean into the library. If you have a favorite stuffed or blow up sea creature, feel free to bring it along!

 

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

In June the book to be discussed is “The Girl in Hyacinth Blue” by Susan Vreeland.  The Book Discussion Facilitator is Diane M. Konoski.  To join this group, or for more information, please call the library at 631.473.0022.

CONTACT:  Diane Konoski  631.941.3828  
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Jumaji and Pizza
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Watch a movie and eat some pizza.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Flag Day Festivities: Pom Pom Flag
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 4 - 6 years

This country has “A Grand Ole Flag” and we will create our own flag to display as a tribute to it.  Please dress for mess.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Addictive Foods
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 22 spaces available.
 
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday June 15, 2018
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Shake 'N Make Music
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 - 17 months old with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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Shake 'N Make Music
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 18 months  - 5 years old with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Dad's Rock Craft
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Grades 1 - 5

Celebrate Father’s Day by making him a craft that rocks!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There is 1 space available.
 
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Foreign Film Festival: Vazante (Portuguese)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Upon returning from a trading expedition, Antonio discovers that his wife has died in labor. Confined to a decadent but desolate property in the company of his aging mother-in-law and numerous slaves, he marries his wife's young niece, Beatriz. Separated from her family and left alone on the rugged farmhouse in the Brazilian mountains, Beatriz finds solace in the displaced and oppressed inhabitants around her.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Card Game Challenge
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Play one of the many card games the Teen Center has.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Saturday June 16, 2018
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Summer Reading Program Registration
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Stop in and sign up for the summer reading program.

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

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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SRP Kick Off Show: Hip Pickles
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 49 spaces available.
 
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Crochet Workshop
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

WORKSHOP DATES: 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Monday June 18, 2018
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PlayHooray Babies
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Ages: 3-17 months old with an adult

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

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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PlayHooray Kids
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 18 - 36 months old with an adult

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

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Avengers Party
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

With the release of the Avengers: Infinity War, let’s celebrate all things marvel! Test your superhero knowledge with trivia, make some cool superhero gear and eat some super snacks!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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CPR Workshop
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This free course is offered to the community to learn Adult, Child and Infant CPR. Cardiac arrest requires immediate life-saving treatment and your intervention can help save someone’s life until EMS arrives. Students completing this course will receive a certificate of completion however this is not a certification course. Course presented by the Port Jefferson EMS.                                                                               

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Magic Mondays
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join Khan for a Magic the Gathering commander edition 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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Puffy Paint Ice Cream Craft
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades K - 2

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Make a craft that’ll cool you down using shaving cream!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday June 19, 2018
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Family Sing-Along with Rory Michelle
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Families with children from birth to 8 years old

Start our Summer of Music off right with this interactive sing-along for young children and their siblings and grownups, lead by singer-songwriter Rory Michele.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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Infant Massage
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 6 weeks - 18 months with an adult

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

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 17 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 14 spaces available.
 
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Retro Gaming
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

It's time for Retro Gaming! Join Khan for an afternoon of old school gaming with a travel through time while playing PS2, Gamecube and the NES classic. 

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Munchkin Madness
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Come play the always entertaining card game Munchkin while enjoying some tasty munchkins.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Meditation for Kids
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Grades 1 - 6

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

 

LOCATION: Activity Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Tuesday Evening Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
CONTACT:  Linda Ruben    
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday June 20, 2018
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Let's Pretend: Be a Rock Star
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old

Join us for this series of programs as we explore various careers through stories, activities and crafts.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 5 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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Battle of the Books
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Battle of the Books is a county wide inter-library competition among teams of teens entering grades 6-9. We will focus on 8 young adult novels throughout the summer (titles will be released May 14, you may register and pick up your books beginning this date). The competition takes place on Saturday, August 11th at the Javits Lecture Center at Stony Brook University. This is your chance to support your library, read great books and have fun with friends! Registration begins May 14. * Food products used in this program may contain allergens.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Make-It! DIY Flower Crowns
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Summer Sunset Silhouette Craft
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 3 - 8 years with an adult

Celebrate the longest day of the year by looking at some super sunsets for inspiration and then creating our own colorful sunset craft using silhouettes.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Chiropractic Medicine for Chronic Back & Neck Pain
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 19 spaces available.
Thursday June 21, 2018
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Drop In and Draw Day
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Families

It’s Summer, get ready, get set, draw! We will have all kind of drawing materials all set up with plenty of paper ready for you to use. Create a bookmark, draw a family portrait, or just make some doodles!

Registration is not required.
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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East End Play Dates: Be Our Guest Cupcake Decorating
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Ages: Birth - 9 years with an adult

Be Our Guest! Get on your best dress or suit and tie for a viewing of Disney’s “Beauty & The Beast”!!! Join Emily and Jameson of East End Play Dates for an afternoon full of cupcake decorating and fun! As usual, we will have crafts and giveaways!

 
Visit https://www.facebook.com/eastendplaydates/ for additional information and to register.
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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8-Bit Art
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Using Perler beads, we will be making 8 bit art.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Elephant Toothpaste
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades 2 - 4

We will learn some facts about elephants and then prepare elephant toothpaste, a wild concoction that is fun to create and even crazier to watch.

LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Star Wars String Art
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

In a library not that far away, you can make your favorite Star Wars characters pop out in a nifty craft.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Income for Life: 90 Days to Becoming Retirement Ready
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Know the income you can reasonably generate from your nest egg and discover the steps everyone needs to take for a successful retirement. Presented by Joseph DiSalvo, AIF, CHFC, author of Income for Life.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Learn English Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday June 22, 2018
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Community Service - Eco Teens
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Help the library by participating in this gardening community service activity by weeding around the Library's garden. (You will receive 1 hour of community service).

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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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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Grab the Crab
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

We will be playing the fun team crab card game.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Movie Matinee: The 15:17 to Paris
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Three Americans discover a terrorist plot aboard a train while in France.

 

AudienceMPAA rating: PG-13.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Summer Cinema: Coco
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Families

We will be offering entertaining family movies featuring great music throughout the summer.  Sit back, munch some popcorn and feel free to sing along.                                                           

Children under 9 years old MUST be accompanied by an adult.     

Rated PG  Running Time: 1 hour 50 minutes    

 Registration is not required.     

Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

                                             

LOCATION: Activity Room
Saturday June 23, 2018
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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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CD Coasters
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Grades 1 - 5

We will turn old CDs into coasters that’ll rock your socks off!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Bubble Gum Scented Slime
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

DIY some sweet-smelling bubblegum slime!

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

WORKSHOP DATES: 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Monday June 25, 2018
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AARP Defensive Driving Class
10:00 AM - 1:15 PM

This “AARP Smart Driver Course”  is sponsored by AARP and participants must complete both classes to qualify for the 10% reduction on their automobile liability and collision insurance.  A non-refundable fee of $20.00 for  AARP members and a $ 25.00 fee for non-members is due upon registration.  Payment is by check or money order ONLY, payable to AARP.  AARP  WILL NOT ACCEPT CASH for this class.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Rock the Library Music Quest
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 7 - 12 years old

Join Jason Edwards and track down hidden clues that reveal elements of music composition including instruments, notes, and rhythms. Using puzzle solving, composition, and research skills, you will find your own items, and then work together to uncover a grand musical treasure!

 

LOCATION: Children's Department
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Singing in the Rain Story Craft
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ages: 3 years & up with an adult

Get ready to sing through a story with the charming picture book, Singing in the Rain. Then, we will make a rainy day inspired craft. Feel free to come dressed in your slickers and boots!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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Super Smash Bros. Tournament
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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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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Sheet Music Flowers
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades K - 2

Make a beautiful bouquet out of sheet music.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 11 spaces available.
Tuesday June 26, 2018
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Kilwin's Ice Cream Sundae Decorating
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Grades K - 2  with an adult                        

Join us at Kilwin’s (109d Main St.) for a delicious, sweet treat. You will choose your ice cream flavor and then create your own sundae using a variety of toppings.  

Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

LOCATION: Kilwins Port Jeff
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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AARP Defensive Driving Class
10:00 AM - 1:15 PM

This “AARP Smart Driver Course”  is sponsored by AARP and participants must complete both classes to qualify for the 10% reduction on their automobile liability and collision insurance.  A non-refundable fee of $20.00 for  AARP members and a $ 25.00 fee for non-members is due upon registration.  Payment is by check or money order ONLY, payable to AARP.  AARP  WILL NOT ACCEPT CASH for this class.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Kilwin's Ice Cream Sundae Decorating
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grades 3 - 5  with an adult                        

Join us at Kilwin’s (109d Main St.) for a delicious, sweet treat. You will choose your ice cream flavor and then create your own sundae using a variety of toppings.  

Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

LOCATION: Kilwins Port Jeff
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Noisy Library Summer Sound Day
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Families    

Come into the Library today and make some noise! We will have lots of noise makers available for you to explore and use to create your own music.                                                                                                                                               

Registration is not required.

 
LOCATION: Children's Department
 
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Crystal Bowls Healing Circle
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Experience a profound sound healing with quartz crystal singing bowls. This four session experience will help release physical, spiritual, and emotional blocks and bring you nto a state of gratitude and inner peace. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Nacho Average Tuesday
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Play games and make nachos, what a better way to spend the afternoon?

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Black Panther Movie and Pizza
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Enjoy the latest Marvel movie and pizza (and probably some garlic knots as well).

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Rockstar Sunglasses
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades K - 2

Get some UV protection while looking sharp in these custom cool sunglasses you make yourself!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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PJFL Photography Club
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday June 27, 2018
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Good Morning Yoga
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Ages: 18 months - 3 years with an adult

In this program, we will share Good Morning Yoga by Mariam Gates, a “wake up” story that is so much more than a story. It’s a practice for kids and parents to greet the morning with joy and embark on their daily adventures with intention and confidence. Turn the page and reach up to the sky, press your feet into the earth, and get ready for a great day!

Come in PJs.  Bring a small blanket, favorite stuffed animal (optional) and water bottle.

 
CONTACT:  Mary Hasel    
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Good Morning Yoga
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years with an adult

In this program, we will share Good Morning Yoga by Mariam Gates, a “wake up” story that is so much more than a story. It’s a practice for kids and parents to greet the morning with joy and embark on their daily adventures with intention and confidence. Turn the page and reach up to the sky, press your feet into the earth, and get ready for a great day!

Come in PJs.  Bring a small blanket, favorite stuffed animal (optional) and water bottle.

 
CONTACT:  Mary Hasel    
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Good Morning Yoga
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Ages: 5 - 8 years old

In this program, we will share Good Morning Yoga by Mariam Gates, a “wake up” story that is so much more than a story. It’s a practice for kids and parents to greet the morning with joy and embark on their daily adventures with intention and confidence. Turn the page and reach up to the sky, press your feet into the earth, and get ready for a great day!

Come in PJs.  Bring a small blanket, favorite stuffed animal (optional) and water bottle.

 
CONTACT:  Mary Hasel    
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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3D Design and Printing
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us as you make your own design tweak ones found online. Create a file and leave it with the librarians and they will call you when your creation is ready for pickup.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Ellen & Doreen Present: Happy Birthday, America
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

Children will celebrate the USA with a variety of patriotic crafts.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Ellen & Doreen Present: Happy Birthday, America
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Grades K - 3

Listen to a patriotic story and make a decoration for this special holiday.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 23 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.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Activity Room
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Finger Knitting - Butterflies
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Tired of those hard to use knitting sticks? Learn how to knit using only your fingers!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Reiki Circle
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

 

 
LOCATION: Meeting 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
Thursday June 28, 2018
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Little Scientists: Bunny Hop
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old with an adult        

Put on your poodle skirt or penny loafers and travel back to the 1950"s with Max the Bunny as we explore the amazing world of rabbits. Create an adorable bunny craft, meet a live friend and learn to bunny hop!
 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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Super Scientists: Bunny Hop
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grades K - 2                

Put on your poodle skirt or penny loafers and travel back to the 1950's with Max the Bunny as we explore the amazing world of rabbits.  Create an adorable bunny craft, meet a live friend and learn to bunny hop!
 

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LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Name that Tune Vs. The Librarians - Old School vs. New School
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you think you know music from today and yesterday. Have a showdown with the librarians about songs and random music facts.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Kid's Kitchen: Fruit Sushi
6:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Grades 1 - 3

Not partial to raw fish? We will take the traditional “roll” concept and substitute fruit for fish.  Then we will also learn a little about sushi and hear an Asian folk tale. Join us. 

Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Superhero Magnets
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Everyone has a hero but does everyone have a magnet? Join us as we create a magnet dedicated to our superhero friends.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Income for Life: 6 Steps to Converting Savings to Retirement Income
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn the disciplines of creating an effective retirement investment portfolio that provides sustainable income and helps to mitigate the four main retirement risks. Presented by Joseph DiSalvo, AIF, CHFC, author of Income for Life.

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

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday June 29, 2018
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Our Library Rocks!
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Grades K - 5

First, we will create our own rock structures using the Big Blue Blocks of Imagination Playground and then, we will choose a few rocks and create unique garden art. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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Pokemon Card Tournament
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The ever so popular pokemon card game has taken over. Join us for a Pokemon card game tournament featuring a pokemon prize!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
 
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Summer Cinema: Sing
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Families

We will be offering entertaining family movies featuring great music throughout the summer.  Sit back, munch some popcorn and feel free to sing along.                                                          

Children under 9 years old MUST be accompanied by an adult.     

Rated PG  Running Time: 2 hours

 Registration is not required.     

Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

                                             

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Blood Pressure Screening
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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

 
LOCATION: Reference
Saturday June 30, 2018
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Animals Rock with Jason Reilly
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Families

Discover why frogs sound like a drum, how some bugs hiss and sing, and the reason birds, guinea pigs, and other creatures make music. Jason Reilly will bring some of his favorite animal friends for you to pet and touch!

CONTACT:  Jason Reilly  631-286-0680  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 21 spaces available.
 
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Learn English Conversation Group
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Taste Test Challenge - Chip Edition
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Think you know your chips? We will be blindfolding you, can you guess the flavor? What about store vs. name brand? Now is your chance to show off your taste test skill.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Monday July 2, 2018
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Just Dance Party
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Get up and bust a move to see who has the most superior moves!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Patriotic Treats
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ages:  8 - 12 years       

Celebrate Independence Day a little bit early! We will be making and tasting some delicious red, white, and blue treats like Firecracker Jello Parfaits, and Patriotic Donuts. Feel free to come dressed in your patriotic best! Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Drop In Patriotic Crafts
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Families

Get ready for Independence Day the Library way! We’ll have some patriotic and firework themed crafts all set up for you to create and decorate.  Please note we will be painting so dress for mess!

Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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A Musical and Milk Shake
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Vote for your favorite musical, and we’ll watch it and belt out the lyrics to every last song while drinking some delicious milkshakes!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Long Island Quilters
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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VRE - Virtual Reality Experience
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us and get the Playstation VR Experience. Learn about the virtual world around you while playing in some popular virtual reality games.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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3D Designs & Printing
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn more about 3D designs and resources then design an object to be printed for you to take home the following week. Limited class size

Registration begins April 24 for PJFL cardholders and May 1 for cardholders of other libraries.
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday July 3, 2018
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Firecracker Cupcake & Fun Chef Rob Games
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Grades K - 3

Celebrate America with a firecracker cupcake and play fun games with Chef Rob Scott.  All attendees will have a chance to win a Boom Box at the end of the Summer.

Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Patriotic Pastry War
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Make different patriotic pastry creations using a variety of fillings including chocolate, raspberry, banana cream, fruit, whipped cream and more. This is a competition, participants will get voted off until there is a winner! FOOD

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 PM     
 
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Mindfullness Meditation
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Firefly Illuminary
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Make a glowing jar to use as a decoration for evening bbqs or to catch fireflies in.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Rock 'n Roll Story Time
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Ages: Birth - 5 years old with an adult

Time to rock out with our little ones, enjoying some music and movement with some stories!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Taking it Back to the Old Skool - Retro Gaming
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

It's time for Retro Gaming! Join Khan for an afternoon of old school gaming as we travel through time while playing PS2, Gamecube and the NES classic.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 6:00 PM     
Wednesday July 4, 2018
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Library CLOSED: July 4
LOCATION: Offsite
Thursday July 5, 2018
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PlayHooray Babies
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Ages: 3-17 months old with an adult

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

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Mom & Baby Pilates
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: Adults with babies 6 weeks to pre-crawling

Spend special time bonding with your pre-crawler while safely and effectively strengthening your body. Pilates is an amazing exercise system that focuses on core strength, pelvic stability, proper postural alignment as well as balance, flexibility and overall mental wellbeing.  You'll have the option to involve your baby in the movements or have your baby close to you on your mat. Modifications will be made to accommodate for all fitness levels.

Please bring a mat for yourself and a thick blanket or mat for your baby to lay comfortably. Mom must have medical clearance to exercise.  

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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PlayHooray Kids
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: 18 - 36 months old with an adult

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

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Abstract Painted Coaster
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Turn a coaster into a creative piece of art using creativity and common supplies.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Spa-scentials Galore
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Turn a coaster into a creative piece of art using creativity and common supplies.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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DIY Emoji Pin
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Whether you feel like a thumbs up, heart or winky face display it with your own pins!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Drop In Karaoke
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Families

Join us as we sing along to some familiar and famous music to celebrate our Summer Reading Program, “Libraries Rock”.

Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday July 6, 2018
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Kick 'n Play
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM

Ages: 12 - 24 months old with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Super Soccer Stars
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Ages: 2 - 3 years old with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Bubble Bars - An Aromatherapy Bath Experience
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bubble Bars are a solid form of bubble bath that are fun to make. Learn how to create your own recipe, roll out your material, add color, essential oils and scoop. Each participant will create their own bubble sheet, work with others to create a multi-colored bubble bar and then scoop into a fun and easy to use shape. Everyone will leave with at least three different types of bubble bars and recipes!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Super Soccer Stars
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ages: 4 - 6 years old with an adult

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Ice Cream Funday
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Cool off with a sweet treat. Make your own ice cream creation using various toppings.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Summer Cinema: Mary Poppins
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Families

We will be offering entertaining family movies featuring great music throughout the summer.  Sit back, munch some popcorn and feel free to sing along.                                                          

Children under 9 years old MUST be accompanied by an adult.     

Rated G  Running Time: 2 1/2 hours

 Registration is not required.     

Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

                                             

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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5 - Minute Dungeon
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Communication and teamwork are critical to survival as you choose your hero and battle with your friends for survival. Do you have what it takes to beat the dungeon in five minutes?

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Saturday July 7, 2018
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Aromatherapy 101
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This will introduce you to the basics of what essential oils are and how to use them.  Blend  and create your own essential oils to make scented lotions and hand scrubs that will make you feel great and smell terrific! 

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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DIY Speakers
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years      

Listen to your favorite music with your homemade speakers!                                                                                                                          

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Pre-National Video Game Day Celebration
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

National Video Game Day is on the 8th, but we are closed, so we are celebrating a day early. Come play some of your favorite games including Super Smash, Dragon Ball Fighter Z, Fortnite and much more! Snacks will be provided.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Monday July 9, 2018
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Kilwins Behind the Scenes - Fantastic Fudge
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Have you ever wondered how Kilwins makes their Fudge so delicious? Meet us at Kilwins before they are open to get a behind the scenes look into how they do it. You will be able to not only sample the fudge, but take some home as well. A $5 materials fee is due upon registration.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 PM     
 
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Community Service - Help With Children's Program
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Earn 1.5 hours of community service by helping the Maritime Explorium with a program for younger children. Space is very limited.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Maritime Explorium Workshop: Hop to it
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Grades K - 3

Students use the engineering design process to design a humane trap to catch an invasive “toad” before it causes environmental harm. We'll be exploring mechanical engineering, physical principles, measurements, and prototype testing to build the perfect toad trap! As field biologists they will need to find ways to trigger the trap from afar and to ensure that the “toad” is unharmed.

CONTACT:  Eileen Tambone  631-331-3277  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Community Service Read to a Teen Volunteers
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Help younger children that are emergent readers. The younger ones will come and read to you, and you will help them with their reading. You will receive 1 hour of community service per week.

LOCATION: Offsite
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Read to a Teen
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Emergent Readers  

If you are a new reader eager to practice this new skill, join us for an opportunity to read to an interested teen who will encourage your efforts

                                                                                                                                 

LOCATION: Children's Department
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Peace, Love and Tie Dye
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Grades K - 3

Get groovy as we celebrate the 60s and make some far out tie dye creations. 

We will supply a pair of socks to color, feel free to bring one additional item to tie dye.

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 12:00 AM     
 
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Peace, Love and Tie Dye
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Grades 4 - 8

Get groovy as we celebrate the 60s and make some far out tie dye creations. We will supply a pair of socks to color, feel free to bring one additional item to tie dye.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 12:00 AM     
 
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Long Island Quilters
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Musical Mad Libs
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join singer/songwriter Cole Fortier for an evening of fun and music. Cole will have songs ready, but just needs your help with finding the perfect lyrics. Think Mad Libs, but with songs!!!!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Paint to the Music
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 7 - 12 years         

Let your creativity flow with the beat as we listen to different types of muisic and free-style paint on a blank canvas.  Please dress for mess.                                                                                                                                

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday July 10, 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.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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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.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Lupo's Space Adventure
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Take a wild ride in space in this new interactive game similar to Dungeons and Dragons, but in SPACE!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Community Service - Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp Helpers
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Help the Children’s Department host a fun program and help kids ‘rock out’.

LOCATION: Offsite
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Rock 'n Roll Fantasy Camp
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Grades K - 2

Make all of your Rock n’ Roll fantasies come true! Pick up your all access pass, mod your guitar, belt out some tunes and get your pictures with your adoring fans!

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Community Service - Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp Helpers
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Help the Children’s Department host a fun program and help kids ‘rock out’.

LOCATION: Offsite
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Rock 'n Roll Fantasy Camp
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Grades 3 - 5

Make all of your Rock n’ Roll fantasies come true! Pick up your all access pass, mod your guitar, belt out some tunes and get your pictures with your adoring fans!

 
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Ying Yang Macrame
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Using hemp in all the colors of the rainbow, learn the double half hitch macramé knot and make a bracelet, anklet, key fob, etc. Most students leave having started a second project! Try glow in the dark hemp!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Recycled Instruments
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Grades K - 5

Each child will use their imaginations to create musical instruments using a variety of repurposed materials and other art supplies including bells.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Super Mario Terrarium
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join Anique from Hardts and Flowers as you create you own Mario's world filled with goombas, bricks and mushrooms. Create your own Super Mario Terrarium World within a beautiful glass sphere.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Wednesday July 11, 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.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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PJFL Mah-Jong Group
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Toddler Games
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

13 - 36 months old with an adult

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

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Eat Dirt You Worm
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Kalimba (Thumb Piano)
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Grades 4 - 8 

We will  start off with an ordinary block of wood, add some creativity, and we all end up with a musical instrument that originated in Africa over 3,000 years ago! 

 
CONTACT:  Judy Wilson    
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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DIY Microphone
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Grades K - 2

Decorate and design your very own microphone to take home with you to sing along to your favorite tunes!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Pokemon Terrarium
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

"Do you wanna be the best? Like no one ever was?" Catch your own Pokemon and place them inside your own Pokemon Terrarium. Anique from Hardts and Flowers will be here to assist you.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Chess
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 6-12 years old

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

CONTACT:  Children's Department  473-0022  
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Thursday July 12, 2018
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Mini Masterpieces: Sheet Music Collage
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years with an adult

A collage is artwork made from putting bits of paper together to create a whole composition, like music notes coming together to make a song. We will be adding something new to our collage - sheet music, to create a great work of art that sings!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Sea Art
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

You will use dough to sculpt your own ocean sea creature creation. Take home to bake or let it air dry for a fun summer beach decor for your room.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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The Library Rocks Party
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Grades 4 - 8

Play musically themed games as well as Chef Rob's fun games.  Then, make a summer parfait with pudding, fruit, whipped cream and cake.  All attendees will have a chance to win a Boom box at the end of the summer.

Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Make Your Own Garlic Knots
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join Chef Rob as you make garlic knots that you will take home to bake (or ask the librarians to bake them for you). FOOD

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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DIY Bracelet and Anklet
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

“Bling, Bling.” Shine on by making your own summertime jewelry.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Make Your Own Maracas
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades 2 - 4

We’ll listen to some Latin music as we design and play our handmade maracas. Listen to the beat and feel the music!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Off the Beaten Path: France
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Presented by Pat Summers.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday July 13, 2018
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Kilwin’s Crispy Dipping & Decorating Workshop
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Grades K - 2 with an adult

Join us at Kilwin’s for a delicious, sweet treat as you dip and decorate your rice krispy bar on a stick.  Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

LOCATION: Kilwins Port Jeff
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Kilwin’s Crispy Dipping & Decorating Workshop
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grades 3 - 5 with an adult

Join us at Kilwin’s for a delicious, sweet treat as you dip and decorate your rice krispy bar on a stick.  Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

LOCATION: Kilwins Port Jeff
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Community Service - Perler Bead Organizers
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Help the librarians by sorting the various colors of perler beads to use during programs.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Turtle Dance Music
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

For families of children 2 years and older

Celebrate Libraries Rock with Turtle Dance Music’s amazing, inclusive, interactive and fun music show!  Mr. Matt will lead families through 45 minutes of participatory, movement-based songs and kids get to try out different instruments throughout the show. Sure to be a great time!


 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Summer Cinema: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Families

We will be offering entertaining family movies featuring great music throughout the summer.  Sit back, munch some popcorn and feel free to sing along.                                                          

Children under 9 years old MUST be accompanied by an adult.     

Rated G  Running Time: 2 1/2 hours

 Registration is not required.     

Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

                                             

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Can I Have S'more
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Eat s’mores while hanging out with the librarians and watching a movie. FOOD

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Nerf Wars
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The library is closed, but you will be inside preparing for battle. Who will be the victor in the Teen Department’s second annual Nerf War?

LOCATION: Reference
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 PM     
Saturday July 14, 2018
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Tales and Tunes with The Cuomo Family Band
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
For families & children of all ages
 
Listen, sing and dance along to music and stories from around the world with Johnny Cuomo, a local musician, educator and storyteller whose programs delight audiences with live music on a variety of instruments. He will be joined by his sons Johnny (fiddle) and Paul (upright bass).
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Rose Covered Glasses (and Matching earrings)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Instead of rose colored glasses, we are covering shades with them. Show off this summer and strut your style by customizing your look with matching flair.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Sunday July 15, 2018
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Bus Trip: Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration @ Tanglewood
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM

Enjoy the Boston Symphony Orchestra with a celebration concert marking the centennial of the birth of Leonard Bernstein. Travel with us to the beautiful Berkshire Mountains and the Lenox Estate called Tanglewood. Trip includes roundtrip bus / ferry to Tanglewood, and reserved shed seating for your comfort.  Lunch will be on your own with many lunch options available. Trip is in association with New England Tours a Division of the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Ferry. Trip cost $80.00.

LOCATION: Offsite
Monday July 16, 2018
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Lego Robotics Camp - Sponsored by the Friends of the Port Jefferson Free Library
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Using Lego Mindstorms EV3 Base Sets & Software, explore the world of engineering by building complex automated control systems with sensory tools and code blocks. A registration fee of $50 for Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders is due when signing up, checks only please, payable to the Port Jefferson Free Library. In person registration for PJFL cardholders begins June 1 in the Teen Department. All others may register in person beginning July 2 in the Teen Department. A registration fee of $100, payable by check only and made out to the Port Jefferson Free Library, will be due upon registration for all non-PJFL cardholders. Registration fee is non-refundable. Attendance at one of the camps is a prerequisite to join the Library’s Lego Mindstorms Team (PJFL cardholders only) for the coming school year. A mandatory informational FLL Robotics League Team meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 14 at 6PM or Friday, August 17 at 10:30 AM. All information about the team, including tryout date, will be announced at the meeting. If you are unable to attend either session, please contact Khan or Erin in the Teen Center to make other arrangements to get the information needed for your child to tryout.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Sound of Music Story Craft
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 3 years & up with an adult    

Get ready to sing through a story! We will be sharing not one, but two, sing along picture books inspired by the classic musical The Sound of Music. We will then make a fun craft inspired by the song you have just sung.                                                                                                                 

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Medicare 101
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Community Service Read to a Teen Volunteers
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Help younger children that are emergent readers. The younger ones will come and read to you, and you will help them with their reading. You will receive 1 hour of community service per week.

LOCATION: Offsite
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Read to a Teen
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Emergent Readers  

If you are a new reader eager to practice this new skill, join us for an opportunity to read to an interested teen who will encourage your efforts

                                                                                                                                 

LOCATION: Children's Department
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Advanced Lego Robotics Camp - Sponsored by the Friends of the Port Jefferson Free Library
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Have you previously attended our Mindful Robotics program? Now is your chance to learn even more about using Lego Mindstorms EV3. A registration fee of $50 for Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders is payable by check only please, made out to the Port Jefferson Free Library. In person registration for PJFL cardholder begins June 1 in the Teen Department. All others may register in person beginning July 2 in the Teen Department. A registration fee of $100, payable by check only and made out to the Port Jefferson Free Library, will be due upon registration for all non-PJFL cardholders. Registration fee is non-refundable. Attendance at one of the camps is a prerequisite to join the Library’s Lego Mindstorm Team for the coming school year (PJFL cardholders only). A mandatory informational FLL Robotics League Team meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 14 at 6PM or Friday, August 17 at 10:30 AM. All information about the team, including tryout date, will be announced at the meeting. If you are unable to attend either session, please contact Khan or Erin in the Teen Center to make other arrangements to get the information needed for your child to tryout.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Dumroo Drum
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Grades PreK - 3

This drum originates in China and is played by rolling the handle between the palms of your hands. Your design, feathers, and beads make it a one of a kind. We’ll try a drum line! 

CONTACT:  Judy Wilson    
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Lego Jr. Camp
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ages: 6 - 9 years                                                                                                                                     

During this four-day camp, you will explore the world of robotics using Lego Wedo 2.0 construction kits with the goal of joining our First Lego League Jr. Team (PJFL cardholders only) in the fall.(Preference will be given to those who participate in this camp.) In addition to learning to program, we will also be practicing team building and cooperation. Registration for PJFL cardholders begins June 1 in the Children’s Department. Non - PJFL cardholders can register (space permitting) in person starting July 9 in the Children’s Department.                                     

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Playbill Totes
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Make a custom tote in the style of a broadway Playbill! Model it after your favorite musical, or make a custom design!

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Long Island Quilters
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Good Night Yoga
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Ages: 18 mos - 3 years old with an adult

We will share Good Night Yoga by Mariam Gates, which tells the story of the natural world as it closes down for the night, while teaching children a simple flow of yoga postures inspired by their favorite characters from nature.  Together we will learn techniques for self-soothing, relaxing the body and mind, focusing attention, and other skills that will support a restful sleep and improve overall confidence and well-being, lead by Mary Hasel.

Come in PJs.  Bring blanket, favorite stuffed animal (optional) and water bottle.

CONTACT:  Mary Hasel    
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Super Smash Bros. Tournament
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us for a friendly tournament of Super Smash Bros. FOOD

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Good Night Yoga
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old with an adult

We will share Good Night Yoga by Mariam Gates, which tells the story of the natural world as it closes down for the night, while teaching children a simple flow of yoga postures inspired by their favorite characters from nature.  Together we will learn techniques for self-soothing, relaxing the body and mind, focusing attention, and other skills that will support a restful sleep and improve overall confidence and well-being, lead by Mary Hasel.

Come in PJs.  Bring blanket, favorite stuffed animal (optional) and water bottle.

CONTACT:  Mary Hasel    
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Good Night Yoga
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Ages: 5 - 8 years old 

We will share Good Night Yoga by Mariam Gates, which tells the story of the natural world as it closes down for the night, while teaching children a simple flow of yoga postures inspired by their favorite characters from nature.  Together we will learn techniques for self-soothing, relaxing the body and mind, focusing attention, and other skills that will support a restful sleep and improve overall confidence and well-being, lead by Mary Hasel.

Come in PJs.  Bring blanket, favorite stuffed animal (optional) and water bottle.

CONTACT:  Mary Hasel    
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday July 17, 2018
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Sciencetellers - Wild West: The Mystery of the Golden Piano
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Families with children aged 4 - 12

Grab your spurs and journey with us to the Wild West, where a legendary bank-robbing outlaw is back in town, about to strike again! After the Sheriff mysteriously vanishes, two young kids must saddle up to foil the great heist — but not before stopping a runaway train, escaping an abandoned mine shaft and discovering how a mysterious piano can play an ‘instrumental’ part in putting a rotten cowboy back behind bars.

  
Throughout this absolutely wild adventure story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the fascinating science behind chemical reactions, combustion, air pressure, inertia and more. Don’t miss this classic action-packed western with ‘notes’ of science!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Lego Robotics Camp - Sponsored by the Friends of the Port Jefferson Free Library
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Using Lego Mindstorms EV3 Base Sets & Software, explore the world of engineering by building complex automated control systems with sensory tools and code blocks. A registration fee of $50 for Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders is due when signing up, checks only please, payable to the Port Jefferson Free Library. In person registration for PJFL cardholders begins June 1 in the Teen Department. All others may register in person beginning July 2 in the Teen Department. A registration fee of $100, payable by check only and made out to the Port Jefferson Free Library, will be due upon registration for all non-PJFL cardholders. Registration fee is non-refundable. Attendance at one of the camps is a prerequisite to join the Library’s Lego Mindstorms Team (PJFL cardholders only) for the coming school year. A mandatory informational FLL Robotics League Team meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 14 at 6PM or Friday, August 17 at 10:30 AM. All information about the team, including tryout date, will be announced at the meeting. If you are unable to attend either session, please contact Khan or Erin in the Teen Center to make other arrangements to get the information needed for your child to tryout.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Advanced Lego Robotics Camp - Sponsored by the Friends of the Port Jefferson Free Library
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Have you previously attended our Mindful Robotics program? Now is your chance to learn even more about using Lego Mindstorms EV3. A registration fee of $50 for Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders is payable by check only please, made out to the Port Jefferson Free Library. In person registration for PJFL cardholder begins June 1 in the Teen Department. All others may register in person beginning July 2 in the Teen Department. A registration fee of $100, payable by check only and made out to the Port Jefferson Free Library, will be due upon registration for all non-PJFL cardholders. Registration fee is non-refundable. Attendance at one of the camps is a prerequisite to join the Library’s Lego Mindstorm Team for the coming school year (PJFL cardholders only). A mandatory informational FLL Robotics League Team meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 14 at 6PM or Friday, August 17 at 10:30 AM. All information about the team, including tryout date, will be announced at the meeting. If you are unable to attend either session, please contact Khan or Erin in the Teen Center to make other arrangements to get the information needed for your child to tryout.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Mindfullness Meditation
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Lego Jr. Camp
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ages: 6 - 9 years                                                                                                                                     

During this four-day camp, you will explore the world of robotics using Lego Wedo 2.0 construction kits with the goal of joining our First Lego League Jr. Team (PJFL cardholders only) in the fall.(Preference will be given to those who participate in this camp.) In addition to learning to program, we will also be practicing team building and cooperation. Registration for PJFL cardholders begins June 1 in the Children’s Department. Non - PJFL cardholders can register (space permitting) in person starting July 9 in the Children’s Department.                                     

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Magic the Gathering Draft
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Drafting day is here! Come learn to draft in a magic the gathering card tournament. Receive three packs, build a deck and take home what you built to play.

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Rock 'n Roll Story Time
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Ages: Birth - 5 years old with an adult

Time to rock out with our little ones, enjoying some music and movement with some stories!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Bubble Gum Making
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Participants use simple chemistry and cooking techniques to create their own flavored bubble gum. Ingredients include latex. Those with a latex allergy should NOT attend. FOOD

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Big Magic Tuesday Night Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Tuesday Evening Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday July 18, 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
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Lego Robotics Camp - Sponsored by the Friends of the Port Jefferson Free Library
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Using Lego Mindstorms EV3 Base Sets & Software, explore the world of engineering by building complex automated control systems with sensory tools and code blocks. A registration fee of $50 for Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders is due when signing up, checks only please, payable to the Port Jefferson Free Library. In person registration for PJFL cardholders begins June 1 in the Teen Department. All others may register in person beginning July 2 in the Teen Department. A registration fee of $100, payable by check only and made out to the Port Jefferson Free Library, will be due upon registration for all non-PJFL cardholders. Registration fee is non-refundable. Attendance at one of the camps is a prerequisite to join the Library’s Lego Mindstorms Team (PJFL cardholders only) for the coming school year. A mandatory informational FLL Robotics League Team meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 14 at 6PM or Friday, August 17 at 10:30 AM. All information about the team, including tryout date, will be announced at the meeting. If you are unable to attend either session, please contact Khan or Erin in the Teen Center to make other arrangements to get the information needed for your child to tryout.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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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: Rhythm and Rock
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
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Advanced Lego Robotics Camp - Sponsored by the Friends of the Port Jefferson Free Library
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Have you previously attended our Mindful Robotics program? Now is your chance to learn even more about using Lego Mindstorms EV3. A registration fee of $50 for Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders is payable by check only please, made out to the Port Jefferson Free Library. In person registration for PJFL cardholder begins June 1 in the Teen Department. All others may register in person beginning July 2 in the Teen Department. A registration fee of $100, payable by check only and made out to the Port Jefferson Free Library, will be due upon registration for all non-PJFL cardholders. Registration fee is non-refundable. Attendance at one of the camps is a prerequisite to join the Library’s Lego Mindstorm Team for the coming school year (PJFL cardholders only). A mandatory informational FLL Robotics League Team meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 14 at 6PM or Friday, August 17 at 10:30 AM. All information about the team, including tryout date, will be announced at the meeting. If you are unable to attend either session, please contact Khan or Erin in the Teen Center to make other arrangements to get the information needed for your child to tryout.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Lego Jr. Camp
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ages: 6 - 9 years                                                                                                                                     

During this four-day camp, you will explore the world of robotics using Lego Wedo 2.0 construction kits with the goal of joining our First Lego League Jr. Team (PJFL cardholders only) in the fall.(Preference will be given to those who participate in this camp.) In addition to learning to program, we will also be practicing team building and cooperation. Registration for PJFL cardholders begins June 1 in the Children’s Department. Non - PJFL cardholders can register (space permitting) in person starting July 9 in the Children’s Department.                                     

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Black Light Painting
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

We provide the black light and the paint, you provide the creativity.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Parents VS. Teens Minute to Win It
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Parents, test your skills at minute tasks against your teen to be the ultimate minute to win it champion! A Starbucks gift card will be awarded to the winner. FOOD

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Unicorn Party
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years                                                                                                                               

Come to the Library to celebrate all things unicorn! We will have unicorn crafts, rainbow crafts, snacks, and a “pin the horn on the unicorn game”! If you love all things unicorn, this is a party you cannot miss! Come dressed in your rainbow best! 

Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Thursday July 19, 2018
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Lego Robotics Camp - Sponsored by the Friends of the Port Jefferson Free Library
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Using Lego Mindstorms EV3 Base Sets & Software, explore the world of engineering by building complex automated control systems with sensory tools and code blocks. A registration fee of $50 for Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders is due when signing up, checks only please, payable to the Port Jefferson Free Library. In person registration for PJFL cardholders begins June 1 in the Teen Department. All others may register in person beginning July 2 in the Teen Department. A registration fee of $100, payable by check only and made out to the Port Jefferson Free Library, will be due upon registration for all non-PJFL cardholders. Registration fee is non-refundable. Attendance at one of the camps is a prerequisite to join the Library’s Lego Mindstorms Team (PJFL cardholders only) for the coming school year. A mandatory informational FLL Robotics League Team meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 14 at 6PM or Friday, August 17 at 10:30 AM. All information about the team, including tryout date, will be announced at the meeting. If you are unable to attend either session, please contact Khan or Erin in the Teen Center to make other arrangements to get the information needed for your child to tryout.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Dynamic Kids: Where the Wild Things Rock
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Ages: 3 - 5 years old without an adult

Come sail away with Max as we join him on his journey to "Where the Wild Things Are"! Using parachutes, giant physio-balls, hoops, musical instruments, ribbon sticks and more...we will ROAR our terrible roars while frolicking with Max and the lovable beasts of his, and our, imaginations as the book comes to life in our Library.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Mom & Baby Pilates
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages: Adults with babies 6 weeks to pre-crawling

Spend special time bonding with your pre-crawler while safely and effectively strengthening your body. Pilates is an amazing exercise system that focuses on core strength, pelvic stability, proper postural alignment as well as balance, flexibility and overall mental wellbeing.  You'll have the option to involve your baby in the movements or have your baby close to you on your mat. Modifications will be made to accommodate for all fitness levels.

Please bring a mat for yourself and a thick blanket or mat for your baby to lay comfortably. Mom must have medical clearance to exercise.  

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Advanced Lego Robotics Camp - Sponsored by the Friends of the Port Jefferson Free Library
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Have you previously attended our Mindful Robotics program? Now is your chance to learn even more about using Lego Mindstorms EV3. A registration fee of $50 for Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders is payable by check only please, made out to the Port Jefferson Free Library. In person registration for PJFL cardholder begins June 1 in the Teen Department. All others may register in person beginning July 2 in the Teen Department. A registration fee of $100, payable by check only and made out to the Port Jefferson Free Library, will be due upon registration for all non-PJFL cardholders. Registration fee is non-refundable. Attendance at one of the camps is a prerequisite to join the Library’s Lego Mindstorm Team for the coming school year (PJFL cardholders only). A mandatory informational FLL Robotics League Team meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 14 at 6PM or Friday, August 17 at 10:30 AM. All information about the team, including tryout date, will be announced at the meeting. If you are unable to attend either session, please contact Khan or Erin in the Teen Center to make other arrangements to get the information needed for your child to tryout.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Lego Jr. Camp
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ages: 6 - 9 years                                                                                                                                     

During this four-day camp, you will explore the world of robotics using Lego Wedo 2.0 construction kits with the goal of joining our First Lego League Jr. Team (PJFL cardholders only) in the fall.(Preference will be given to those who participate in this camp.) In addition to learning to program, we will also be practicing team building and cooperation. Registration for PJFL cardholders begins June 1 in the Children’s Department. Non - PJFL cardholders can register (space permitting) in person starting July 9 in the Children’s Department.                                     

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Shower Steamers
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Love the idea of a bath bomb, but no time for a bath? Shower steamers are for you! Learn how to make your own shower steamer in no time at all!   Just wet the shower steamer and place it on the floor in the corner of a hot shower, out of the direct stream of water, and enjoy the relaxing and positive effects of aromatherapy.   Participants will make two types of shower steamers to take home and enjoy, plus recipes, hands on fun and resources!

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Guitar Pick Jewelry
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Rock out with your own guitar picks to decorate and customize.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Rock Out with Homemade Instruments
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

In this program teens will have the opportunity to create their own working instruments from various common items. Instruments include, flutes, harmonicas, drums, castanets, rainmakers. Maracas and more. Let’s make some music!

 
LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Guitar Battle
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grades K - 2

Decorate and design your “axe”, then demonstrate its power with and “shred” during our air guitar contest!

 
LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Super Fluke Fishing with Outdoor Tom
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday July 20, 2018
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Chef Rob Scott's Beach Buggy
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Grades K - 3

Create a healthy and fun beach buggy using fresh bananas, strawberries, and blueberries, then play a fun Chef Rob game. Try to win a musical toy!

Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Community Service - Carnival Helpers
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Pizza Panini
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Magic Jim Libraries ROCK Show
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Families

Join us as Magic Jim presents his dynamic show filled with magic, humor, puppetry, lots of audience participation, and suitable for all ages.

CONTACT:  Jim Vagias  732-238-8362  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Summer Cinema: Muppets Take Manhattan
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Families

We will be offering entertaining family movies featuring great music throughout the summer.  Sit back, munch some popcorn and feel free to sing along.                                                          

Children under 9 years old MUST be accompanied by an adult.     

Rated G  Running Time: 1 1/2 hours

 Registration is not required.     

Materials used in this program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

                                             

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Anime Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join Khan and Venus to talk about all things anime! Join the Anime Club for screenings and hanging out. FOOD

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Saturday July 21, 2018
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Historical Happenings Book Discussion
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
 
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Community Service - Carnival Helpers
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM

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

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Libraries Rock! Family Carnival
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Families

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

LOCATION: Parking Lot
Monday July 23, 2018
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Lego Robotics Camp - Sponsored by the Friends of the Port Jefferson Free Library
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Using Lego Mindstorms EV3 Base Sets & Software, explore the world of engineering by building complex automated control systems with sensory tools and code blocks. A registration fee of $50 for Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders is due when signing up, checks only please, payable to the Port Jefferson Free Library. In person registration for PJFL cardholders begins June 1 in the Teen Department. All others may register in person beginning July 2 in the Teen Department. A registration fee of $100, payable by check only and made out to the Port Jefferson Free Library, will be due upon registration for all non-PJFL cardholders. Registration fee is non-refundable. Attendance at one of the camps is a prerequisite to join the Library’s Lego Mindstorms Team (PJFL cardholders only) for the coming school year. A mandatory informational FLL Robotics League Team meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 14 at 6PM or Friday, August 17 at 10:30 AM. All information about the team, including tryout date, will be announced at the meeting. If you are unable to attend either session, please contact Khan or Erin in the Teen Center to make other arrangements to get the information needed for your child to tryout.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Community Service - Help with Children's Programs
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Earn 1.5 hours of community service by helping the Maritime Explorium with a program for younger children. Space is very limited.

LOCATION: Offsite
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Explorium Program: Penny Shine
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Grades K - 3

Students explore the chemistry of substances while creating a unique and safe cleansing product to make tarnished pennies sparkle. Students experiment with cleaning methods that cause mechanical and chemical reactions, and then document their work as chemists in various formats so they can recreate their cleaners and design a marketing strategy with a packaging system.

CONTACT:  Eileen Tambone  631-331-3277  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Read to a Teen
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Emergent Readers  

If you are a new reader eager to practice this new skill, join us for an opportunity to read to an interested teen who will encourage your efforts

                                                                                                                                 

LOCATION: Children's Department
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Advanced Lego Robotics Camp - Sponsored by the Friends of the Port Jefferson Free Library
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Have you previously attended our Mindful Robotics program? Now is your chance to learn even more about using Lego Mindstorms EV3. A registration fee of $50 for Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders is payable by check only please, made out to the Port Jefferson Free Library. In person registration for PJFL cardholder begins June 1 in the Teen Department. All others may register in person beginning July 2 in the Teen Department. A registration fee of $100, payable by check only and made out to the Port Jefferson Free Library, will be due upon registration for all non-PJFL cardholders. Registration fee is non-refundable. Attendance at one of the camps is a prerequisite to join the Library’s Lego Mindstorm Team for the coming school year (PJFL cardholders only). A mandatory informational FLL Robotics League Team meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 14 at 6PM or Friday, August 17 at 10:30 AM. All information about the team, including tryout date, will be announced at the meeting. If you are unable to attend either session, please contact Khan or Erin in the Teen Center to make other arrangements to get the information needed for your child to tryout.

LOCATION: 150 East Main Street
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Meet Art: Michelangelo
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ages: 8 - 12 years                                                                                                                          

Michelangelo Buonarroti was one of the most accomplished artists of the Renaissance - a painter, sculptor, and architect. Join us as we look at some of his most famous works including the Sistine Chapel ceiling, which he painted while lying on his back. Then we will see if you can paint just like Michelangelo!

Please dress for mess.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM