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Monday April 1, 2024 - Friday April 19, 2024
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10:00 AM
Earth Day: Recycling Community Service

Recycle 24 bottles/cans for earth day and receive 1 hour of community service. Teens can receive up to 4 hours of community service for each 24 bottles and cans donated. Please email your recipt with a picture of the itmes donated to atayloritpl@gmail.com with the teens name to receive an award. 

CONTACT: Andrew Taylor  atayloritpl@gmail.com
LOCATION: YA Room (Staff Request Only)
The registration period has ended.

Recycle 24 bottles/cans for earth day and receive 1 hour of community service. Teens can receive up to 4 hours of community service for each 24 bottles and cans donated. Please email your recipt with a picture of the itmes donated to atayloritpl@gmail.com with the teens name to receive an award. 

CONTACT:
  Andrew Taylor
  
   atayloritpl@gmail.com

LOCATION: YA Room (Staff Request Only)

The registration period has ended.

Friday April 12, 2024
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fit & Fabulous Walking With Barbara

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Winter 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, January 3rd, and ending on Monday, April 29th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Winter 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, January 3rd, and ending on Monday, April 29th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Afternoon Games With Friends

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
CANCELLED - The Mel Brooks Story: The Early Years
This program has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. 
 
The beloved Brooklyn-born comedy Legend Mel Brooks has won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards. Presented by St. George Living History Productions, in this program we will examine how Mel won all of those awards by delving into Mel's early years in the Catskills, Your Show of Shows, the birth of the 2000 Year Old Man with his lifelong pal, Carl Reiner, his Long Island connection, his earliest motion picture successes (and failures) and much more. Rare film clips will accompany the presentation.
 
Snacks will be provided!
CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
This program has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. 
 
The beloved Brooklyn-born comedy Legend Mel Brooks has won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards. Presented by St. George Living History Productions, in this program we will examine how Mel won all of those awards by delving into Mel's early years in the Catskills, Your Show of Shows, the birth of the 2000 Year Old Man with his lifelong pal, Carl Reiner, his Long Island connection, his earliest motion picture successes (and failures) and much more. Rare film clips will accompany the presentation.
 
Snacks will be provided!
CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


Monday April 15, 2024
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fit & Fabulous Walking With Barbara

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Winter 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, January 3rd, and ending on Monday, April 29th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Winter 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, January 3rd, and ending on Monday, April 29th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Joy of Watercolor with Julie

~~~~Julie Van Benthyusen will teach you the Joy of watercolor. Join us for a socially distanced paint class.

Masks are optional.

~~Program Dates: February 5, 12, 26 March 4, 11, 18, 25 April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, 20  (15 sessions)

Materials Fee: $30.00 (Make check/cash order payable to Julie VanBenthysen by the first class)

Library Fee: $30.   Please register online or by phone and bring payment the first day of class.
         (check or money order payable to Island Trees Public Library)

Enter the exciting world of watercolor painting with Julie Van Benthyusen. Learn to communicate what you sense and feel about the world you see. Beginner as well as intermediate students are welcome. Bring the following to the first class: Arches Watercolor Pad (140lb cold pressed, size 11” X14”), 1 gray kneaded eraser, 2 plastic containers for water & paper  towels.  Paint and brushes are available for purchase from the instructor. Fee includes use of teacher’s supplies.

Non-residents may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side

~~~~Julie Van Benthyusen will teach you the Joy of watercolor. Join us for a socially distanced paint class.

Masks are optional.

~~Program Dates: February 5, 12, 26 March 4, 11, 18, 25 April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, 20  (15 sessions)

Materials Fee: $30.00 (Make check/cash order payable to Julie VanBenthysen by the first class)

Library Fee: $30.   Please register online or by phone and bring payment the first day of class.
         (check or money order payable to Island Trees Public Library)

Enter the exciting world of watercolor painting with Julie Van Benthyusen. Learn to communicate what you sense and feel about the world you see. Beginner as well as intermediate students are welcome. Bring the following to the first class: Arches Watercolor Pad (140lb cold pressed, size 11” X14”), 1 gray kneaded eraser, 2 plastic containers for water & paper  towels.  Paint and brushes are available for purchase from the instructor. Fee includes use of teacher’s supplies.

Non-residents may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side


 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit & Crochet

Looking for company and conversation while you enjoy spending time creating with yarn? Our social Knit & Crochet Group is fun and lively, and open to all levels. Work on your current projects or start something new, with Jessica’s assistance to learn a new technique or clarify your pattern instructions.

This is not a dedicated Beginner Class, however beginners can pick up a list of suggested materials at the Front Desk. You’ll need medium/worsted weight yarn and US 8 (5.0mm) bamboo knitting needles or a US H (5.0mm) / US I (5.5mm) crochet hook. No dark colored yarn when you are learning, please - light & bright colors are best!

This Spring session, we will meet on Monday's from 12:30 pm - 2:30pm.
 Program dates: April: 8, 15, May: 6, 13, 20  June: 3, 10, 17(8 Sessions)

       Library Fee: $24.00
      (check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
There are 6 spaces available.

Looking for company and conversation while you enjoy spending time creating with yarn? Our social Knit & Crochet Group is fun and lively, and open to all levels. Work on your current projects or start something new, with Jessica’s assistance to learn a new technique or clarify your pattern instructions.

This is not a dedicated Beginner Class, however beginners can pick up a list of suggested materials at the Front Desk. You’ll need medium/worsted weight yarn and US 8 (5.0mm) bamboo knitting needles or a US H (5.0mm) / US I (5.5mm) crochet hook. No dark colored yarn when you are learning, please - light & bright colors are best!

This Spring session, we will meet on Monday's from 12:30 pm - 2:30pm.
 Program dates: April: 8, 15, May: 6, 13, 20  June: 3, 10, 17(8 Sessions)

       Library Fee: $24.00
      (check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

There are 6 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Spring Sky Day & Night Canvas (ages 5-10yrs)

Create two small canvases with a day and night design with Shirley Ruby. Use paint, glue on stars and glitter paint to make these spectacular and ready to hang up and admire.

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU PUT THE CORRECT NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN THE BOX WHEN REGISTERING.  FAILURE TO DO SO MAY LEAD TO YOUR CHILDREN SHARING A CRAFT.

Limit: 20 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, March 19 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Monday, April 8, if room allows.

 

CONTACT: Liz Spoto  5167312211  lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room

Create two small canvases with a day and night design with Shirley Ruby. Use paint, glue on stars and glitter paint to make these spectacular and ready to hang up and admire.

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU PUT THE CORRECT NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN THE BOX WHEN REGISTERING.  FAILURE TO DO SO MAY LEAD TO YOUR CHILDREN SHARING A CRAFT.

Limit: 20 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, March 19 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Monday, April 8, if room allows.

 

CONTACT:
  Liz Spoto
  5167312211
   lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room


Tuesday April 16, 2024
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12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Afternoon Games With Friends

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

 
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Community Room
Wednesday April 17, 2024
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Zumba with Barbara

Zumba with Barbara!

This Winter 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, January 3rd, and ending on Monday, April 29th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD.

CONTACT: Stephen Kursar  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Zumba with Barbara!

This Winter 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, January 3rd, and ending on Monday, April 29th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD.

CONTACT:
  Stephen Kursar
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Staying Fit and Strong with Maria Ende

Join Maria EndeACE Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor/Senior Fitness Specialist/SCW Kettlebell Instructor, for a 1-hour low impact fitness class. 

With the use of our bodyweight, chairs, bands & light weights, the class will focus on improving overall health.   We will be building our strength, improving balance, mobility and increasing our endurance, all of which will enhance our activities of daily life. 

Recommended Items:

  • Light hand weights 
  • 1 or 2 resistance bands/tubes (yellow, green, red)
  • Water bottle

    Program dates: January  10th, 17th, 24th, 31st., Feburary 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th., March 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th. April 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th. (16 sessions)

          Library Fee: $36  (16 sessions)          .

Make check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT: Stephen Kursar  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Join Maria EndeACE Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor/Senior Fitness Specialist/SCW Kettlebell Instructor, for a 1-hour low impact fitness class. 

With the use of our bodyweight, chairs, bands & light weights, the class will focus on improving overall health.   We will be building our strength, improving balance, mobility and increasing our endurance, all of which will enhance our activities of daily life. 

Recommended Items:

  • Light hand weights 
  • 1 or 2 resistance bands/tubes (yellow, green, red)
  • Water bottle

    Program dates: January  10th, 17th, 24th, 31st., Feburary 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th., March 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th. April 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th. (16 sessions)

          Library Fee: $36  (16 sessions)          .

Make check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT:
  Stephen Kursar
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side


 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fun with A Time for Kids! (ages 1.5- 5yrs)

From the people who bring us Tot's Night Out, here's a fun 3 week program focusing on group learning and skill building through stories, songs and activities in our NEW Community Room!

Signing up for one session will automatically sign you up for both sessions occuring on April 10 & 17.

Limit: 20 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, March 19 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Wednesday, March 27, if room allows.

CONTACT: Liz Spoto  5167312211  lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
The registration period has ended.

From the people who bring us Tot's Night Out, here's a fun 3 week program focusing on group learning and skill building through stories, songs and activities in our NEW Community Room!

Signing up for one session will automatically sign you up for both sessions occuring on April 10 & 17.

Limit: 20 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, March 19 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Wednesday, March 27, if room allows.

CONTACT:
  Liz Spoto
  5167312211
   lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

The registration period has ended.

 
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side
Thursday April 18, 2024
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tai Chi for those with Arthritis

Tai Chi—this is an evidence-based fall prevention program in collaboration with the New York State Dept. of Health. A certified Tai Chi instructor, trained by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute teaches Tai Chi for Arthritis for people over age 60 (or over age 18 with disabilities). Our Tai Chi instructor is certified by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute.

Sign up is not required for this on-going class. Please register if you would like to contacted for cancellations.

Please note the time for this program has changed to start at 11:30 AM.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Tai Chi—this is an evidence-based fall prevention program in collaboration with the New York State Dept. of Health. A certified Tai Chi instructor, trained by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute teaches Tai Chi for Arthritis for people over age 60 (or over age 18 with disabilities). Our Tai Chi instructor is certified by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute.

Sign up is not required for this on-going class. Please register if you would like to contacted for cancellations.

Please note the time for this program has changed to start at 11:30 AM.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side


 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Small Community Room
 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Paint Night With Joan
We will be doing a painting with a spring theme.
All material and supplies are included so you don't have to bring anything except a smock if you want to protect your clothes.
There is a materials fee of $10 dollars for the instructor on the day of the program which covers the cost of the canvas and paints and assorted other supplies.
Joan will explain what to do step by step so even beginners who have never painted before will go home with a good painting.
We'll have a lot of fun.
 
There is an additional $5 fee for registration.
 
Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.
 
 
CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 4 spaces available.
We will be doing a painting with a spring theme.
All material and supplies are included so you don't have to bring anything except a smock if you want to protect your clothes.
There is a materials fee of $10 dollars for the instructor on the day of the program which covers the cost of the canvas and paints and assorted other supplies.
Joan will explain what to do step by step so even beginners who have never painted before will go home with a good painting.
We'll have a lot of fun.
 
There is an additional $5 fee for registration.
 
Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.
 
 
CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Learn to Code

Learn to code with Computer Programmer Nelson.From Beginner to advanced Nelson will help you every step of the way in learning this in-demand skill in languages such as python, C++, Java and more. If you have questions from class bring those as well! 

CONTACT: Andrew Taylor  atayloritpl@gmail.com
LOCATION: YA Room (Staff Request Only)
There are many spaces available.

Learn to code with Computer Programmer Nelson.From Beginner to advanced Nelson will help you every step of the way in learning this in-demand skill in languages such as python, C++, Java and more. If you have questions from class bring those as well! 

CONTACT:
  Andrew Taylor
  
   atayloritpl@gmail.com

LOCATION: YA Room (Staff Request Only)

There are many spaces available.

Friday April 19, 2024
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fit & Fabulous Walking With Barbara

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Winter 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, January 3rd, and ending on Monday, April 29th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Winter 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, January 3rd, and ending on Monday, April 29th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Afternoon Games With Friends

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

Monday April 22, 2024
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fit & Fabulous Walking With Barbara

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Winter 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, January 3rd, and ending on Monday, April 29th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Winter 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, January 3rd, and ending on Monday, April 29th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Joy of Watercolor with Julie

~~~~Julie Van Benthyusen will teach you the Joy of watercolor. Join us for a socially distanced paint class.

Masks are optional.

~~Program Dates: February 5, 12, 26 March 4, 11, 18, 25 April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, 20  (15 sessions)

Materials Fee: $30.00 (Make check/cash order payable to Julie VanBenthysen by the first class)

Library Fee: $30.   Please register online or by phone and bring payment the first day of class.
         (check or money order payable to Island Trees Public Library)

Enter the exciting world of watercolor painting with Julie Van Benthyusen. Learn to communicate what you sense and feel about the world you see. Beginner as well as intermediate students are welcome. Bring the following to the first class: Arches Watercolor Pad (140lb cold pressed, size 11” X14”), 1 gray kneaded eraser, 2 plastic containers for water & paper  towels.  Paint and brushes are available for purchase from the instructor. Fee includes use of teacher’s supplies.

Non-residents may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side

~~~~Julie Van Benthyusen will teach you the Joy of watercolor. Join us for a socially distanced paint class.

Masks are optional.

~~Program Dates: February 5, 12, 26 March 4, 11, 18, 25 April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, 20  (15 sessions)

Materials Fee: $30.00 (Make check/cash order payable to Julie VanBenthysen by the first class)

Library Fee: $30.   Please register online or by phone and bring payment the first day of class.
         (check or money order payable to Island Trees Public Library)

Enter the exciting world of watercolor painting with Julie Van Benthyusen. Learn to communicate what you sense and feel about the world you see. Beginner as well as intermediate students are welcome. Bring the following to the first class: Arches Watercolor Pad (140lb cold pressed, size 11” X14”), 1 gray kneaded eraser, 2 plastic containers for water & paper  towels.  Paint and brushes are available for purchase from the instructor. Fee includes use of teacher’s supplies.

Non-residents may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side


Tuesday April 23, 2024
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12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Afternoon Games With Friends

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

 
Wednesday April 24, 2024
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Zumba with Barbara

Zumba with Barbara!

This Winter 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, January 3rd, and ending on Monday, April 29th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD.

CONTACT: Stephen Kursar  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Zumba with Barbara!

This Winter 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, January 3rd, and ending on Monday, April 29th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD.

CONTACT:
  Stephen Kursar
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Staying Fit and Strong with Maria Ende

Join Maria EndeACE Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor/Senior Fitness Specialist/SCW Kettlebell Instructor, for a 1-hour low impact fitness class. 

With the use of our bodyweight, chairs, bands & light weights, the class will focus on improving overall health.   We will be building our strength, improving balance, mobility and increasing our endurance, all of which will enhance our activities of daily life. 

Recommended Items:

  • Light hand weights 
  • 1 or 2 resistance bands/tubes (yellow, green, red)
  • Water bottle

    Program dates: January  10th, 17th, 24th, 31st., Feburary 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th., March 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th. April 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th. (16 sessions)

          Library Fee: $36  (16 sessions)          .

Make check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT: Stephen Kursar  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Join Maria EndeACE Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor/Senior Fitness Specialist/SCW Kettlebell Instructor, for a 1-hour low impact fitness class. 

With the use of our bodyweight, chairs, bands & light weights, the class will focus on improving overall health.   We will be building our strength, improving balance, mobility and increasing our endurance, all of which will enhance our activities of daily life. 

Recommended Items:

  • Light hand weights 
  • 1 or 2 resistance bands/tubes (yellow, green, red)
  • Water bottle

    Program dates: January  10th, 17th, 24th, 31st., Feburary 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th., March 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th. April 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th. (16 sessions)

          Library Fee: $36  (16 sessions)          .

Make check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT:
  Stephen Kursar
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side


Thursday April 25, 2024
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tai Chi for those with Arthritis

Tai Chi—this is an evidence-based fall prevention program in collaboration with the New York State Dept. of Health. A certified Tai Chi instructor, trained by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute teaches Tai Chi for Arthritis for people over age 60 (or over age 18 with disabilities). Our Tai Chi instructor is certified by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute.

Sign up is not required for this on-going class. Please register if you would like to contacted for cancellations.

Please note the time for this program has changed to start at 11:30 AM.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Tai Chi—this is an evidence-based fall prevention program in collaboration with the New York State Dept. of Health. A certified Tai Chi instructor, trained by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute teaches Tai Chi for Arthritis for people over age 60 (or over age 18 with disabilities). Our Tai Chi instructor is certified by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute.

Sign up is not required for this on-going class. Please register if you would like to contacted for cancellations.

Please note the time for this program has changed to start at 11:30 AM.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side


 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Backyard Wildlife (ages 3-10yrs)

What lives in your backyard? Meet a variety of animals from the Sweetbriar Nature Center that might live in your neighborhood right here on Long Island. Learn the importance of looking after our resident wildlife and how we can be better neighbors. 

Limit: 70 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, March 19 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Wednesday, March 27, if room allows.

CONTACT: Liz Spoto  5167312211  lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 11 spaces available.

What lives in your backyard? Meet a variety of animals from the Sweetbriar Nature Center that might live in your neighborhood right here on Long Island. Learn the importance of looking after our resident wildlife and how we can be better neighbors. 

Limit: 70 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, March 19 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Wednesday, March 27, if room allows.

CONTACT:
  Liz Spoto
  5167312211
   lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 11 spaces available.

 

Come to the library for an evening of games and fun!

Board and card games will be on hand but feel free to bring your own as you sit with family, friends and other patrons.

Registration is not required but encouraged!

CONTACT: Ester  5167312211  witsowitz@outlook.com
LOCATION: Community Room
There are many spaces available.

Come to the library for an evening of games and fun!

Board and card games will be on hand but feel free to bring your own as you sit with family, friends and other patrons.

Registration is not required but encouraged!

CONTACT:
  Ester
  5167312211
   witsowitz@outlook.com

LOCATION: Community Room

There are many spaces available.

Friday April 26, 2024
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fit & Fabulous Walking With Barbara

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Winter 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, January 3rd, and ending on Monday, April 29th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Winter 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, January 3rd, and ending on Monday, April 29th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Afternoon Games With Friends

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

 
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Family Movie Matinee: Migration

Come see a movie in our Community Room! The screen and the sound is bigger and better!

Seeing a movie at the library is a great way to practice sitting and quiet voices before paying to see a movie in a theater or a stage show.

Rated PG, 82 min.

Movie subject to change depending on availability.

Please note that no child under the age of nine is permitted in the library without an adult.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

CONTACT: Liz Spoto  5167312211  lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Come see a movie in our Community Room! The screen and the sound is bigger and better!

Seeing a movie at the library is a great way to practice sitting and quiet voices before paying to see a movie in a theater or a stage show.

Rated PG, 82 min.

Movie subject to change depending on availability.

Please note that no child under the age of nine is permitted in the library without an adult.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

CONTACT:
  Liz Spoto
  5167312211
   lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Saturday April 27, 2024
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10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
All Ages Defensive Driving

All Ages Defensive Driving

Class given by Dan Deegan of SafeTrips, Inc.

Fee: Ages 18-59 $35
            Ages 60-up $25

Registration is in-person at the Circulation Desk and payment is due at registration.

You can register at the Circulation Desk starting on March 1st.

Please make your check payable to Safe Trips Inc. 

The library will hold your check for the instructor to pick up on the day of the class.

Drivers license must be show at time of registration as proof of age.

The library reserves the right to cancel or postpone the program due to low registrations.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

All Ages Defensive Driving

Class given by Dan Deegan of SafeTrips, Inc.

Fee: Ages 18-59 $35
            Ages 60-up $25

Registration is in-person at the Circulation Desk and payment is due at registration.

You can register at the Circulation Desk starting on March 1st.

Please make your check payable to Safe Trips Inc. 

The library will hold your check for the instructor to pick up on the day of the class.

Drivers license must be show at time of registration as proof of age.

The library reserves the right to cancel or postpone the program due to low registrations.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Monday April 29, 2024
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fit & Fabulous Walking With Barbara

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Winter 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, January 3rd, and ending on Monday, April 29th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Winter 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, January 3rd, and ending on Monday, April 29th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Joy of Watercolor with Julie

~~~~Julie Van Benthyusen will teach you the Joy of watercolor. Join us for a socially distanced paint class.

Masks are optional.

~~Program Dates: February 5, 12, 26 March 4, 11, 18, 25 April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, 20  (15 sessions)

Materials Fee: $30.00 (Make check/cash order payable to Julie VanBenthysen by the first class)

Library Fee: $30.   Please register online or by phone and bring payment the first day of class.
         (check or money order payable to Island Trees Public Library)

Enter the exciting world of watercolor painting with Julie Van Benthyusen. Learn to communicate what you sense and feel about the world you see. Beginner as well as intermediate students are welcome. Bring the following to the first class: Arches Watercolor Pad (140lb cold pressed, size 11” X14”), 1 gray kneaded eraser, 2 plastic containers for water & paper  towels.  Paint and brushes are available for purchase from the instructor. Fee includes use of teacher’s supplies.

Non-residents may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side

~~~~Julie Van Benthyusen will teach you the Joy of watercolor. Join us for a socially distanced paint class.

Masks are optional.

~~Program Dates: February 5, 12, 26 March 4, 11, 18, 25 April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, 20  (15 sessions)

Materials Fee: $30.00 (Make check/cash order payable to Julie VanBenthysen by the first class)

Library Fee: $30.   Please register online or by phone and bring payment the first day of class.
         (check or money order payable to Island Trees Public Library)

Enter the exciting world of watercolor painting with Julie Van Benthyusen. Learn to communicate what you sense and feel about the world you see. Beginner as well as intermediate students are welcome. Bring the following to the first class: Arches Watercolor Pad (140lb cold pressed, size 11” X14”), 1 gray kneaded eraser, 2 plastic containers for water & paper  towels.  Paint and brushes are available for purchase from the instructor. Fee includes use of teacher’s supplies.

Non-residents may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side


Tuesday April 30, 2024
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11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Chair Yoga with Mary Angel
~Gentle, Easy and Fun Chair Yoga with Mary Angel
No need to be fit and flexible or have prior yoga experience. This is a gentle class incorporating breathing techniques and a range of exercises to stretch and strengthen our muscles and joints, improve mobility, flexibility and balance. Yoga helps to improve bone strength, reduce pain, depression and anxiety and creates an overall sense of well-being.
 
Program Dates :
 
Sessions March 12, 19, 26 April 2, 9, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 2024

Library Fee: $20

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room
CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
~Gentle, Easy and Fun Chair Yoga with Mary Angel
No need to be fit and flexible or have prior yoga experience. This is a gentle class incorporating breathing techniques and a range of exercises to stretch and strengthen our muscles and joints, improve mobility, flexibility and balance. Yoga helps to improve bone strength, reduce pain, depression and anxiety and creates an overall sense of well-being.
 
Program Dates :
 
Sessions March 12, 19, 26 April 2, 9, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 2024

Library Fee: $20

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room
CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room


 
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12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Afternoon Games With Friends

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

 
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6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Yoga with Mary Angel
Join Mary Angel for her popular Yoga class.
 
Sessions start at 6:00.  Please bring a mat.
 
Sessions March 12, 19, 26 April 2, 9, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 2024

Library Fee: $20

Pease register online or call the library and bring the check with you the night of the program.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
Join Mary Angel for her popular Yoga class.
 
Sessions start at 6:00.  Please bring a mat.
 
Sessions March 12, 19, 26 April 2, 9, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 2024

Library Fee: $20

Pease register online or call the library and bring the check with you the night of the program.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room


Wednesday May 1, 2024
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Zumba with Barbara

Zumba with Barbara!

This Spring 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, May 1st, and ending on Friday, August 30th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD.

 

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.

Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Zumba with Barbara!

This Spring 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, May 1st, and ending on Friday, August 30th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD.

 

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.

Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
St. Francis Hospital Outreach Bus

Free Health Screenings by the St. Francis Hospital Outreach Bus

Includes a brief cardiac history, blood pressure and a simple blood test for cholesterol and diabetes for adults 18 and older. We also provide patient education and referrals. No appointment is required.

 

CONTACT: Stephen Kursar  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Parking lot

Free Health Screenings by the St. Francis Hospital Outreach Bus

Includes a brief cardiac history, blood pressure and a simple blood test for cholesterol and diabetes for adults 18 and older. We also provide patient education and referrals. No appointment is required.

 

CONTACT:
  Stephen Kursar
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Parking lot

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Staying Fit and Strong with Maria Ende

Join Maria EndeACE Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor/Senior Fitness Specialist/SCW Kettlebell Instructor, for a 1-hour low impact fitness class. 

With the use of our bodyweight, chairs, bands & light weights, the class will focus on improving overall health.   We will be building our strength, improving balance, mobility and increasing our endurance, all of which will enhance our activities of daily life. 

Recommended Items:

  • Light hand weights 
  • 1 or 2 resistance bands/tubes (yellow, green, red)
  • Water bottle

    Program dates: May: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th.June: 5th 12th, 26th July: 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st August: 7th,14th,21st, 28th.(16 sessions)

          Library Fee: $48  (16 sessions)          .

Make check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT: Stephen Kursar  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Join Maria EndeACE Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor/Senior Fitness Specialist/SCW Kettlebell Instructor, for a 1-hour low impact fitness class. 

With the use of our bodyweight, chairs, bands & light weights, the class will focus on improving overall health.   We will be building our strength, improving balance, mobility and increasing our endurance, all of which will enhance our activities of daily life. 

Recommended Items:

  • Light hand weights 
  • 1 or 2 resistance bands/tubes (yellow, green, red)
  • Water bottle

    Program dates: May: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th.June: 5th 12th, 26th July: 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st August: 7th,14th,21st, 28th.(16 sessions)

          Library Fee: $48  (16 sessions)          .

Make check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT:
  Stephen Kursar
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side


 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Preschool Crafts (ages 3-5)

Preschool Crafts is a fun class where kids can meet new friends, connect with their grown-up, and practice their motor & listening skills with Ms. Liz! 

Only sign up for one Preschool Craft a month. All sessions will be doing the same craft.
 
This month, it's TBA!

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU PUT THE CORRECT NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN THE BOX WHEN REGISTERING.  FAILURE TO DO SO MAY LEAD TO YOUR CHILDREN SHARING A CRAFT.

Limit: 16 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Thursday, April 24, if room allows.

CONTACT: Liz Spoto  5167312211  lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 PM     

Preschool Crafts is a fun class where kids can meet new friends, connect with their grown-up, and practice their motor & listening skills with Ms. Liz! 

Only sign up for one Preschool Craft a month. All sessions will be doing the same craft.
 
This month, it's TBA!

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU PUT THE CORRECT NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN THE BOX WHEN REGISTERING.  FAILURE TO DO SO MAY LEAD TO YOUR CHILDREN SHARING A CRAFT.

Limit: 16 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Thursday, April 24, if room allows.

CONTACT:
  Liz Spoto
  5167312211
   lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 PM     

 
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2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Preschool Crafts (ages 3-5)

Preschool Crafts is a fun class where kids can meet new friends, connect with their grown-up, and practice their motor & listening skills with Ms. Liz! 

Only sign up for one Preschool Craft a month. All sessions will be doing the same craft.
 
This month, it's TBA!

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU PUT THE CORRECT NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN THE BOX WHEN REGISTERING.  FAILURE TO DO SO MAY LEAD TO YOUR CHILDREN SHARING A CRAFT.

Limit: 16 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Thursday, April 24, if room allows.

CONTACT: Liz Spoto  5167312211  lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

Preschool Crafts is a fun class where kids can meet new friends, connect with their grown-up, and practice their motor & listening skills with Ms. Liz! 

Only sign up for one Preschool Craft a month. All sessions will be doing the same craft.
 
This month, it's TBA!

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU PUT THE CORRECT NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN THE BOX WHEN REGISTERING.  FAILURE TO DO SO MAY LEAD TO YOUR CHILDREN SHARING A CRAFT.

Limit: 16 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Thursday, April 24, if room allows.

CONTACT:
  Liz Spoto
  5167312211
   lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Preschool Crafts (ages 3-5)

Preschool Crafts is a fun class where kids can meet new friends, connect with their grown-up, and practice their motor & listening skills with Ms. Liz! 

Only sign up for one Preschool Craft a month. All sessions will be doing the same craft.
 
This month, it's TBA!

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU PUT THE CORRECT NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN THE BOX WHEN REGISTERING.  FAILURE TO DO SO MAY LEAD TO YOUR CHILDREN SHARING A CRAFT.

Limit: 16 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday,  April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Thursday, April 24, if room allows.

CONTACT: Liz Spoto  5167312211  lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

Preschool Crafts is a fun class where kids can meet new friends, connect with their grown-up, and practice their motor & listening skills with Ms. Liz! 

Only sign up for one Preschool Craft a month. All sessions will be doing the same craft.
 
This month, it's TBA!

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU PUT THE CORRECT NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN THE BOX WHEN REGISTERING.  FAILURE TO DO SO MAY LEAD TO YOUR CHILDREN SHARING A CRAFT.

Limit: 16 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday,  April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Thursday, April 24, if room allows.

CONTACT:
  Liz Spoto
  5167312211
   lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Dementia Conversations

When someone is showing signs of dementia, it’s time to talk.  The Alzheimer’s Association Conversations about Dementia program is designed to help you talk with your family about some challenging and often uncomfortable topics around Alzheimer’s and dementia. 

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

When someone is showing signs of dementia, it’s time to talk.  The Alzheimer’s Association Conversations about Dementia program is designed to help you talk with your family about some challenging and often uncomfortable topics around Alzheimer’s and dementia. 

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side


Thursday May 2, 2024
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
BUSY
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tai Chi for those with Arthritis

Tai Chi—this is an evidence-based fall prevention program in collaboration with the New York State Dept. of Health. A certified Tai Chi instructor, trained by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute teaches Tai Chi for Arthritis for people over age 60 (or over age 18 with disabilities). Our Tai Chi instructor is certified by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute.

Sign up is not required for this on-going class. Please register if you would like to contacted for cancellations.

Please note the time for this program has changed to start at 11:30 AM.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Tai Chi—this is an evidence-based fall prevention program in collaboration with the New York State Dept. of Health. A certified Tai Chi instructor, trained by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute teaches Tai Chi for Arthritis for people over age 60 (or over age 18 with disabilities). Our Tai Chi instructor is certified by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute.

Sign up is not required for this on-going class. Please register if you would like to contacted for cancellations.

Please note the time for this program has changed to start at 11:30 AM.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side


 
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Therapy Dogs for Teens

Getting stressed as the end of the school year approaches? Finals, Regents Tests, SAT's OH MY. Relax and pet Abraham the comfort dog to recharge for the tasks ahead. 

CONTACT: Andrew Taylor  atayloritpl@gmail.com
LOCATION: Community Room
There are many spaces available.

Getting stressed as the end of the school year approaches? Finals, Regents Tests, SAT's OH MY. Relax and pet Abraham the comfort dog to recharge for the tasks ahead. 

CONTACT:
  Andrew Taylor
  
   atayloritpl@gmail.com

LOCATION: Community Room

There are many spaces available.

 
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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Learn to Code

Learn to code with Computer Programmer Nelson.From Beginner to advanced Nelson will help you every step of the way in learning this in-demand skill in languages such as python, C++, Java and more. If you have questions from class bring those as well! 

CONTACT: Andrew Taylor  atayloritpl@gmail.com
LOCATION: YA Room (Staff Request Only)
There are many spaces available.

Learn to code with Computer Programmer Nelson.From Beginner to advanced Nelson will help you every step of the way in learning this in-demand skill in languages such as python, C++, Java and more. If you have questions from class bring those as well! 

CONTACT:
  Andrew Taylor
  
   atayloritpl@gmail.com

LOCATION: YA Room (Staff Request Only)

There are many spaces available.

Friday May 3, 2024
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fit & Fabulous Walking With Barbara

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Spring 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, May 1st, and ending on Friday, August 30th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Spring 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, May 1st, and ending on Friday, August 30th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Afternoon Games With Friends

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

Saturday May 4, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Yoga with Mary Angel (Winter Make Up)
Join Mary Angel for her popular Yoga class.
 
Sessions start at 6:00.  Please bring a mat.
 
January 2, 9. 16, 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20, 27  (9 Sessions)

Library Fee: $18

Pease register online or call the library and bring the check with you the night of the program.
CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
Join Mary Angel for her popular Yoga class.
 
Sessions start at 6:00.  Please bring a mat.
 
January 2, 9. 16, 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20, 27  (9 Sessions)

Library Fee: $18

Pease register online or call the library and bring the check with you the night of the program.
CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room


 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tune Bugs (6mos-4yrs)

Join Lisa from Tune Bugs (formerly Let's Groove) and her guitar for this fun-filled music and movement class! Move and groove to the music while having fun with shakers, scarves, animal puppets and bubbles!

Limit: 20 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Friday, April 26, if room allows.

CONTACT: Liz Spoto  5167312211  lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side
Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

Join Lisa from Tune Bugs (formerly Let's Groove) and her guitar for this fun-filled music and movement class! Move and groove to the music while having fun with shakers, scarves, animal puppets and bubbles!

Limit: 20 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Friday, April 26, if room allows.

CONTACT:
  Liz Spoto
  5167312211
   lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side

Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

Monday May 6, 2024
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fit & Fabulous Walking With Barbara

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Spring 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, May 1st, and ending on Friday, August 30th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Spring 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, May 1st, and ending on Friday, August 30th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


Monday May 6, 2024 - Wednesday May 8, 2024
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Create Mother's Day Cards

Stop by the Young Adult Room to personalize a Hallmark card for your Mom in celebration of Mother's Day. No registration is required ! 

CONTACT: Andrew Taylor  atayloritpl@gmail.com
LOCATION: YA Room (Staff Request Only)

Stop by the Young Adult Room to personalize a Hallmark card for your Mom in celebration of Mother's Day. No registration is required ! 

CONTACT:
  Andrew Taylor
  
   atayloritpl@gmail.com

LOCATION: YA Room (Staff Request Only)

Monday May 6, 2024
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10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Joy of Watercolor with Julie

~~~~Julie Van Benthyusen will teach you the Joy of watercolor. Join us for a socially distanced paint class.

Masks are optional.

~~Program Dates: February 5, 12, 26 March 4, 11, 18, 25 April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, 20  (15 sessions)

Materials Fee: $30.00 (Make check/cash order payable to Julie VanBenthysen by the first class)

Library Fee: $30.   Please register online or by phone and bring payment the first day of class.
         (check or money order payable to Island Trees Public Library)

Enter the exciting world of watercolor painting with Julie Van Benthyusen. Learn to communicate what you sense and feel about the world you see. Beginner as well as intermediate students are welcome. Bring the following to the first class: Arches Watercolor Pad (140lb cold pressed, size 11” X14”), 1 gray kneaded eraser, 2 plastic containers for water & paper  towels.  Paint and brushes are available for purchase from the instructor. Fee includes use of teacher’s supplies.

Non-residents may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side

~~~~Julie Van Benthyusen will teach you the Joy of watercolor. Join us for a socially distanced paint class.

Masks are optional.

~~Program Dates: February 5, 12, 26 March 4, 11, 18, 25 April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, 20  (15 sessions)

Materials Fee: $30.00 (Make check/cash order payable to Julie VanBenthysen by the first class)

Library Fee: $30.   Please register online or by phone and bring payment the first day of class.
         (check or money order payable to Island Trees Public Library)

Enter the exciting world of watercolor painting with Julie Van Benthyusen. Learn to communicate what you sense and feel about the world you see. Beginner as well as intermediate students are welcome. Bring the following to the first class: Arches Watercolor Pad (140lb cold pressed, size 11” X14”), 1 gray kneaded eraser, 2 plastic containers for water & paper  towels.  Paint and brushes are available for purchase from the instructor. Fee includes use of teacher’s supplies.

Non-residents may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side


 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit & Crochet

Looking for company and conversation while you enjoy spending time creating with yarn? Our social Knit & Crochet Group is fun and lively, and open to all levels. Work on your current projects or start something new, with Jessica’s assistance to learn a new technique or clarify your pattern instructions.

This is not a dedicated Beginner Class, however beginners can pick up a list of suggested materials at the Front Desk. You’ll need medium/worsted weight yarn and US 8 (5.0mm) bamboo knitting needles or a US H (5.0mm) / US I (5.5mm) crochet hook. No dark colored yarn when you are learning, please - light & bright colors are best!

This Spring session, we will meet on Monday's from 12:30 pm - 2:30pm.
 Program dates: April: 8, 15, May: 6, 13, 20  June: 3, 10, 17(8 Sessions)

       Library Fee: $24.00
      (check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
There are 6 spaces available.

Looking for company and conversation while you enjoy spending time creating with yarn? Our social Knit & Crochet Group is fun and lively, and open to all levels. Work on your current projects or start something new, with Jessica’s assistance to learn a new technique or clarify your pattern instructions.

This is not a dedicated Beginner Class, however beginners can pick up a list of suggested materials at the Front Desk. You’ll need medium/worsted weight yarn and US 8 (5.0mm) bamboo knitting needles or a US H (5.0mm) / US I (5.5mm) crochet hook. No dark colored yarn when you are learning, please - light & bright colors are best!

This Spring session, we will meet on Monday's from 12:30 pm - 2:30pm.
 Program dates: April: 8, 15, May: 6, 13, 20  June: 3, 10, 17(8 Sessions)

       Library Fee: $24.00
      (check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

There are 6 spaces available.

Tuesday May 7, 2024
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11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Chair Yoga with Mary Angel
~Gentle, Easy and Fun Chair Yoga with Mary Angel
No need to be fit and flexible or have prior yoga experience. This is a gentle class incorporating breathing techniques and a range of exercises to stretch and strengthen our muscles and joints, improve mobility, flexibility and balance. Yoga helps to improve bone strength, reduce pain, depression and anxiety and creates an overall sense of well-being.
 
Program Dates :
 
Sessions March 12, 19, 26 April 2, 9, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 2024

Library Fee: $20

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room
CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
~Gentle, Easy and Fun Chair Yoga with Mary Angel
No need to be fit and flexible or have prior yoga experience. This is a gentle class incorporating breathing techniques and a range of exercises to stretch and strengthen our muscles and joints, improve mobility, flexibility and balance. Yoga helps to improve bone strength, reduce pain, depression and anxiety and creates an overall sense of well-being.
 
Program Dates :
 
Sessions March 12, 19, 26 April 2, 9, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 2024

Library Fee: $20

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room
CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room


 
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12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Afternoon Games With Friends

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Butterfly Chip & Dip (ages 5-10yrs)

Decoupage colorful flying butterflies and dots all over a large platter and small bowl, then edge with sponge paint with Shirley Ruby. Perfect for snacks and dips!

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU PUT THE CORRECT NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN THE BOX WHEN REGISTERING.  FAILURE TO DO SO MAY LEAD TO YOUR CHILDREN SHARING A CRAFT.

Limit: 20 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Tuesday, April 30, if room allows.

 

CONTACT: Liz Spoto  5167312211  lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

Decoupage colorful flying butterflies and dots all over a large platter and small bowl, then edge with sponge paint with Shirley Ruby. Perfect for snacks and dips!

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU PUT THE CORRECT NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN THE BOX WHEN REGISTERING.  FAILURE TO DO SO MAY LEAD TO YOUR CHILDREN SHARING A CRAFT.

Limit: 20 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Tuesday, April 30, if room allows.

 

CONTACT:
  Liz Spoto
  5167312211
   lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

 
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6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Yoga with Mary Angel
Join Mary Angel for her popular Yoga class.
 
Sessions start at 6:00.  Please bring a mat.
 
Sessions March 12, 19, 26 April 2, 9, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 2024

Library Fee: $20

Pease register online or call the library and bring the check with you the night of the program.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
Join Mary Angel for her popular Yoga class.
 
Sessions start at 6:00.  Please bring a mat.
 
Sessions March 12, 19, 26 April 2, 9, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 2024

Library Fee: $20

Pease register online or call the library and bring the check with you the night of the program.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room


Wednesday May 8, 2024
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Zumba with Barbara

Zumba with Barbara!

This Spring 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, May 1st, and ending on Friday, August 30th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD.

 

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.

Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Zumba with Barbara!

This Spring 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, May 1st, and ending on Friday, August 30th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD.

 

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.

Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Staying Fit and Strong with Maria Ende

Join Maria EndeACE Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor/Senior Fitness Specialist/SCW Kettlebell Instructor, for a 1-hour low impact fitness class. 

With the use of our bodyweight, chairs, bands & light weights, the class will focus on improving overall health.   We will be building our strength, improving balance, mobility and increasing our endurance, all of which will enhance our activities of daily life. 

Recommended Items:

  • Light hand weights 
  • 1 or 2 resistance bands/tubes (yellow, green, red)
  • Water bottle

    Program dates: May: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th.June: 5th 12th, 26th July: 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st August: 7th,14th,21st, 28th.(16 sessions)

          Library Fee: $48  (16 sessions)          .

Make check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT: Stephen Kursar  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Join Maria EndeACE Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor/Senior Fitness Specialist/SCW Kettlebell Instructor, for a 1-hour low impact fitness class. 

With the use of our bodyweight, chairs, bands & light weights, the class will focus on improving overall health.   We will be building our strength, improving balance, mobility and increasing our endurance, all of which will enhance our activities of daily life. 

Recommended Items:

  • Light hand weights 
  • 1 or 2 resistance bands/tubes (yellow, green, red)
  • Water bottle

    Program dates: May: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th.June: 5th 12th, 26th July: 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st August: 7th,14th,21st, 28th.(16 sessions)

          Library Fee: $48  (16 sessions)          .

Make check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT:
  Stephen Kursar
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side


 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fun with A Time for Kids! (ages 1.5- 5yrs)

From the people who bring us Tot's Night Out, here's a fun 3 week program focusing on group learning and skill building through stories, songs and activities in our NEW Community Room!

Signing up for one session will automatically sign you up for both sessions occuring on May 15 & 22.

Limit: 20 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Wednesday, May 1, if room allows.

CONTACT: Liz Spoto  5167312211  lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

From the people who bring us Tot's Night Out, here's a fun 3 week program focusing on group learning and skill building through stories, songs and activities in our NEW Community Room!

Signing up for one session will automatically sign you up for both sessions occuring on May 15 & 22.

Limit: 20 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Wednesday, May 1, if room allows.

CONTACT:
  Liz Spoto
  5167312211
   lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Island Trees Book Talk

Please join your fellow patrons in discussing the book picked for this month.

 

Copies will be available to pick up at the Circulation Desk.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side

Please join your fellow patrons in discussing the book picked for this month.

 

Copies will be available to pick up at the Circulation Desk.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
How You May Maximize Your Social Security Benefits in Retirement

HOW YOU MAY BE ABLE TO MAXIMIZE YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS IN RETIREMENT
 

Join Christian LaPeter for this Interactive seminar and find out what the best possible choices are for deciding when to take Social Security. Registration is required.


Christian LaPeter Is a Registered Representative and Investment Adviser Representative of
Equity Services, Inc. Securities and investment advisory services are offered solely by Equity
Services, Inc. Member FlNRA/SIPC, 410 Motor Parkway, 2 nd Floor, Hauppauge, NY 11788, 631-
582-6400. The Quintessential Experience In Financial Services is Independent of Equity Services,
Inc. TC139124(0124)

 

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

HOW YOU MAY BE ABLE TO MAXIMIZE YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS IN RETIREMENT
 

Join Christian LaPeter for this Interactive seminar and find out what the best possible choices are for deciding when to take Social Security. Registration is required.


Christian LaPeter Is a Registered Representative and Investment Adviser Representative of
Equity Services, Inc. Securities and investment advisory services are offered solely by Equity
Services, Inc. Member FlNRA/SIPC, 410 Motor Parkway, 2 nd Floor, Hauppauge, NY 11788, 631-
582-6400. The Quintessential Experience In Financial Services is Independent of Equity Services,
Inc. TC139124(0124)

 

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


Thursday May 9, 2024
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
BUSY
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tai Chi for those with Arthritis

Tai Chi—this is an evidence-based fall prevention program in collaboration with the New York State Dept. of Health. A certified Tai Chi instructor, trained by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute teaches Tai Chi for Arthritis for people over age 60 (or over age 18 with disabilities). Our Tai Chi instructor is certified by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute.

Sign up is not required for this on-going class. Please register if you would like to contacted for cancellations.

Please note the time for this program has changed to start at 11:30 AM.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Tai Chi—this is an evidence-based fall prevention program in collaboration with the New York State Dept. of Health. A certified Tai Chi instructor, trained by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute teaches Tai Chi for Arthritis for people over age 60 (or over age 18 with disabilities). Our Tai Chi instructor is certified by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute.

Sign up is not required for this on-going class. Please register if you would like to contacted for cancellations.

Please note the time for this program has changed to start at 11:30 AM.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side


 
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Learn to Code

Learn to code with Computer Programmer Nelson.From Beginner to advanced Nelson will help you every step of the way in learning this in-demand skill in languages such as python, C++, Java and more. If you have questions from class bring those as well! 

CONTACT: Andrew Taylor  atayloritpl@gmail.com
LOCATION: YA Room (Staff Request Only)
There are many spaces available.

Learn to code with Computer Programmer Nelson.From Beginner to advanced Nelson will help you every step of the way in learning this in-demand skill in languages such as python, C++, Java and more. If you have questions from class bring those as well! 

CONTACT:
  Andrew Taylor
  
   atayloritpl@gmail.com

LOCATION: YA Room (Staff Request Only)

There are many spaces available.

Friday May 10, 2024
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fit & Fabulous Walking With Barbara

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Spring 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, May 1st, and ending on Friday, August 30th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Spring 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, May 1st, and ending on Friday, August 30th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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11:00 AM - 1:45 PM
Mah Jongg for Beginners

Come and learn this game of skill, strategy, and luck! 

Each class is designed to be taken in succession, so please make sure you can attend each class. 

This class will use the new 2024 cards from the National Mah Jongg League. Please purchase the card for yourself before the first class. Please do not purchase from third party vendors as they are known to carry fake cards. The link below will take you to the official online store.

https://www.nationalmahjonggleague.org/store.aspx#

There is a $5 fee to register for this class. 

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side
Registration will begin on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

Come and learn this game of skill, strategy, and luck! 

Each class is designed to be taken in succession, so please make sure you can attend each class. 

This class will use the new 2024 cards from the National Mah Jongg League. Please purchase the card for yourself before the first class. Please do not purchase from third party vendors as they are known to carry fake cards. The link below will take you to the official online store.

https://www.nationalmahjonggleague.org/store.aspx#

There is a $5 fee to register for this class. 

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Registration will begin on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

 
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12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Afternoon Games With Friends

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Spice up your Spring with Chef Rob.
Spice up your Spring with Chef Rob.
Skillet Shrimp Fajitas-Made with a Homemade fajita seasoning and bell peppers and Onions. this is a meal that can be prepared in under 30 minutes. Served with traditional toppings and for an appetizer Chef Rob will make a Turkey Taco Dip and will be served with crispy Tortilla chips.
 
There is a $5 registration fee for this program. 
CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side
Registration will begin on Friday, April 19, 2024 at 10:00 AM     
Spice up your Spring with Chef Rob.
Skillet Shrimp Fajitas-Made with a Homemade fajita seasoning and bell peppers and Onions. this is a meal that can be prepared in under 30 minutes. Served with traditional toppings and for an appetizer Chef Rob will make a Turkey Taco Dip and will be served with crispy Tortilla chips.
 
There is a $5 registration fee for this program. 
CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side

Registration will begin on Friday, April 19, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

Monday May 13, 2024
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fit & Fabulous Walking With Barbara

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Spring 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, May 1st, and ending on Friday, August 30th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

This Spring 2024, the library is hosting Barbara Pando’s exercise programs, starting Wednesday, May 1st, and ending on Friday, August 30th. The Monday and Friday class has a $20.00 fee for both days and the Zumba class on Wednesday has a $25.00 fee. Please check the calendar or ask a librarian for the schedule.

9am     Monday   FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

9am     Wednesday   ZUMBA WITH BARBARA

9am     Friday      FIT & FABULOUS WALKING WITH BARBARA

Registration is open to all!

Barbara is an ACE CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, SPECIALIZING IN SENIOR FITNESS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS, & WALK 15 FITNESS.  She also is a LICENSED ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC 1, 2, AND ZUMBA GOLD

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Joy of Watercolor with Julie

~~~~Julie Van Benthyusen will teach you the Joy of watercolor. Join us for a socially distanced paint class.

Masks are optional.

~~Program Dates: February 5, 12, 26 March 4, 11, 18, 25 April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, 20  (15 sessions)

Materials Fee: $30.00 (Make check/cash order payable to Julie VanBenthysen by the first class)

Library Fee: $30.   Please register online or by phone and bring payment the first day of class.
         (check or money order payable to Island Trees Public Library)

Enter the exciting world of watercolor painting with Julie Van Benthyusen. Learn to communicate what you sense and feel about the world you see. Beginner as well as intermediate students are welcome. Bring the following to the first class: Arches Watercolor Pad (140lb cold pressed, size 11” X14”), 1 gray kneaded eraser, 2 plastic containers for water & paper  towels.  Paint and brushes are available for purchase from the instructor. Fee includes use of teacher’s supplies.

Non-residents may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side

~~~~Julie Van Benthyusen will teach you the Joy of watercolor. Join us for a socially distanced paint class.

Masks are optional.

~~Program Dates: February 5, 12, 26 March 4, 11, 18, 25 April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, 20  (15 sessions)

Materials Fee: $30.00 (Make check/cash order payable to Julie VanBenthysen by the first class)

Library Fee: $30.   Please register online or by phone and bring payment the first day of class.
         (check or money order payable to Island Trees Public Library)

Enter the exciting world of watercolor painting with Julie Van Benthyusen. Learn to communicate what you sense and feel about the world you see. Beginner as well as intermediate students are welcome. Bring the following to the first class: Arches Watercolor Pad (140lb cold pressed, size 11” X14”), 1 gray kneaded eraser, 2 plastic containers for water & paper  towels.  Paint and brushes are available for purchase from the instructor. Fee includes use of teacher’s supplies.

Non-residents may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side


 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit & Crochet

Looking for company and conversation while you enjoy spending time creating with yarn? Our social Knit & Crochet Group is fun and lively, and open to all levels. Work on your current projects or start something new, with Jessica’s assistance to learn a new technique or clarify your pattern instructions.

This is not a dedicated Beginner Class, however beginners can pick up a list of suggested materials at the Front Desk. You’ll need medium/worsted weight yarn and US 8 (5.0mm) bamboo knitting needles or a US H (5.0mm) / US I (5.5mm) crochet hook. No dark colored yarn when you are learning, please - light & bright colors are best!

This Spring session, we will meet on Monday's from 12:30 pm - 2:30pm.
 Program dates: April: 8, 15, May: 6, 13, 20  June: 3, 10, 17(8 Sessions)

       Library Fee: $24.00
      (check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
There are 6 spaces available.

Looking for company and conversation while you enjoy spending time creating with yarn? Our social Knit & Crochet Group is fun and lively, and open to all levels. Work on your current projects or start something new, with Jessica’s assistance to learn a new technique or clarify your pattern instructions.

This is not a dedicated Beginner Class, however beginners can pick up a list of suggested materials at the Front Desk. You’ll need medium/worsted weight yarn and US 8 (5.0mm) bamboo knitting needles or a US H (5.0mm) / US I (5.5mm) crochet hook. No dark colored yarn when you are learning, please - light & bright colors are best!

This Spring session, we will meet on Monday's from 12:30 pm - 2:30pm.
 Program dates: April: 8, 15, May: 6, 13, 20  June: 3, 10, 17(8 Sessions)

       Library Fee: $24.00
      (check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

There are 6 spaces available.

Tuesday May 14, 2024
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11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Chair Yoga with Mary Angel
~Gentle, Easy and Fun Chair Yoga with Mary Angel
No need to be fit and flexible or have prior yoga experience. This is a gentle class incorporating breathing techniques and a range of exercises to stretch and strengthen our muscles and joints, improve mobility, flexibility and balance. Yoga helps to improve bone strength, reduce pain, depression and anxiety and creates an overall sense of well-being.
 
Program Dates :
 
Sessions March 12, 19, 26 April 2, 9, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 2024

Library Fee: $20

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room
CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
~Gentle, Easy and Fun Chair Yoga with Mary Angel
No need to be fit and flexible or have prior yoga experience. This is a gentle class incorporating breathing techniques and a range of exercises to stretch and strengthen our muscles and joints, improve mobility, flexibility and balance. Yoga helps to improve bone strength, reduce pain, depression and anxiety and creates an overall sense of well-being.
 
Program Dates :
 
Sessions March 12, 19, 26 April 2, 9, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 2024

Library Fee: $20

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room
CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room


 
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12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Afternoon Games With Friends

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

 
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6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Yoga with Mary Angel
Join Mary Angel for her popular Yoga class.
 
Sessions start at 6:00.  Please bring a mat.
 
Sessions March 12, 19, 26 April 2, 9, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 2024

Library Fee: $20

Pease register online or call the library and bring the check with you the night of the program.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
Join Mary Angel for her popular Yoga class.
 
Sessions start at 6:00.  Please bring a mat.
 
Sessions March 12, 19, 26 April 2, 9, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 2024

Library Fee: $20

Pease register online or call the library and bring the check with you the night of the program.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room


 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tot's Night Out ( 1.5-5yrs)

*NEW EARLIER TIME!*

Enjoy a special evening with your preschool family. Interactive fun includes singing, dancing, storytelling, a fun craft and much more!

FREE PROGRAM
Limit to 20 children with adults.

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday,  April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Tuesday, May 7, if room allows.

CONTACT: Liz Spoto  5167312211  lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side
Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

*NEW EARLIER TIME!*

Enjoy a special evening with your preschool family. Interactive fun includes singing, dancing, storytelling, a fun craft and much more!

FREE PROGRAM
Limit to 20 children with adults.

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday,  April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Tuesday, May 7, if room allows.

CONTACT:
  Liz Spoto
  5167312211
   lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side

Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

Wednesday May 15, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Staying Fit and Strong with Maria Ende

Join Maria EndeACE Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor/Senior Fitness Specialist/SCW Kettlebell Instructor, for a 1-hour low impact fitness class. 

With the use of our bodyweight, chairs, bands & light weights, the class will focus on improving overall health.   We will be building our strength, improving balance, mobility and increasing our endurance, all of which will enhance our activities of daily life. 

Recommended Items:

  • Light hand weights 
  • 1 or 2 resistance bands/tubes (yellow, green, red)
  • Water bottle

    Program dates: May: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th.June: 5th 12th, 26th July: 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st August: 7th,14th,21st, 28th.(16 sessions)

          Library Fee: $48  (16 sessions)          .

Make check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT: Stephen Kursar  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Join Maria EndeACE Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor/Senior Fitness Specialist/SCW Kettlebell Instructor, for a 1-hour low impact fitness class. 

With the use of our bodyweight, chairs, bands & light weights, the class will focus on improving overall health.   We will be building our strength, improving balance, mobility and increasing our endurance, all of which will enhance our activities of daily life. 

Recommended Items:

  • Light hand weights 
  • 1 or 2 resistance bands/tubes (yellow, green, red)
  • Water bottle

    Program dates: May: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th.June: 5th 12th, 26th July: 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st August: 7th,14th,21st, 28th.(16 sessions)

          Library Fee: $48  (16 sessions)          .

Make check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT:
  Stephen Kursar
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side


 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fun with A Time for Kids! (ages 1.5- 5yrs)

From the people who bring us Tot's Night Out, here's a fun 3 week program focusing on group learning and skill building through stories, songs and activities in our NEW Community Room!

Signing up for one session will automatically sign you up for both sessions occuring on May 15 & 22.

Limit: 20 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Wednesday, May 1, if room allows.

CONTACT: Liz Spoto  5167312211  lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

From the people who bring us Tot's Night Out, here's a fun 3 week program focusing on group learning and skill building through stories, songs and activities in our NEW Community Room!

Signing up for one session will automatically sign you up for both sessions occuring on May 15 & 22.

Limit: 20 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Wednesday, May 1, if room allows.

CONTACT:
  Liz Spoto
  5167312211
   lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

 
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2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Tomatoes and More with Paul Levine

Paul Levine will be bringing six different types of tomatoes, one pepper, one strawberry and a mystery plant as well. Paul will go over in great detail how to care and nurture each plant and take your questions. These plants will be raffled off to the registered patrons.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Paul Levine will be bringing six different types of tomatoes, one pepper, one strawberry and a mystery plant as well. Paul will go over in great detail how to care and nurture each plant and take your questions. These plants will be raffled off to the registered patrons.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


Thursday May 16, 2024
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
BUSY
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tai Chi for those with Arthritis

Tai Chi—this is an evidence-based fall prevention program in collaboration with the New York State Dept. of Health. A certified Tai Chi instructor, trained by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute teaches Tai Chi for Arthritis for people over age 60 (or over age 18 with disabilities). Our Tai Chi instructor is certified by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute.

Sign up is not required for this on-going class. Please register if you would like to contacted for cancellations.

Please note the time for this program has changed to start at 11:30 AM.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Tai Chi—this is an evidence-based fall prevention program in collaboration with the New York State Dept. of Health. A certified Tai Chi instructor, trained by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute teaches Tai Chi for Arthritis for people over age 60 (or over age 18 with disabilities). Our Tai Chi instructor is certified by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute.

Sign up is not required for this on-going class. Please register if you would like to contacted for cancellations.

Please note the time for this program has changed to start at 11:30 AM.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side


 
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Small Community Room
 
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7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Medicare Made Easy

Nassau County Legislators Tom McKevitt & John Ferretti are hosting an in-person presentation on the ABCs of Medicare that is targeted to both those who will soon be enrolling in Medicare (ages 62-64) and those already enrolled, but looking for more information about any new changes and/or altering their current coverage.

There is no charge for this program.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Nassau County Legislators Tom McKevitt & John Ferretti are hosting an in-person presentation on the ABCs of Medicare that is targeted to both those who will soon be enrolling in Medicare (ages 62-64) and those already enrolled, but looking for more information about any new changes and/or altering their current coverage.

There is no charge for this program.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


Friday May 17, 2024
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11:00 AM - 1:45 PM
Mah Jongg for Beginners

Come and learn this game of skill, strategy, and luck! 

Each class is designed to be taken in succession, so please make sure you can attend each class. 

This class will use the new 2024 cards from the National Mah Jongg League. Please purchase the card for yourself before the first class. Please do not purchase from third party vendors as they are known to carry fake cards. The link below will take you to the official online store.

https://www.nationalmahjonggleague.org/store.aspx#

There is a $5 fee to register for this class. 

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side
Registration will begin on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

Come and learn this game of skill, strategy, and luck! 

Each class is designed to be taken in succession, so please make sure you can attend each class. 

This class will use the new 2024 cards from the National Mah Jongg League. Please purchase the card for yourself before the first class. Please do not purchase from third party vendors as they are known to carry fake cards. The link below will take you to the official online store.

https://www.nationalmahjonggleague.org/store.aspx#

There is a $5 fee to register for this class. 

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Registration will begin on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Afternoon Games With Friends

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

Monday May 20, 2024
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10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Joy of Watercolor with Julie

~~~~Julie Van Benthyusen will teach you the Joy of watercolor. Join us for a socially distanced paint class.

Masks are optional.

~~Program Dates: February 5, 12, 26 March 4, 11, 18, 25 April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, 20  (15 sessions)

Materials Fee: $30.00 (Make check/cash order payable to Julie VanBenthysen by the first class)

Library Fee: $30.   Please register online or by phone and bring payment the first day of class.
         (check or money order payable to Island Trees Public Library)

Enter the exciting world of watercolor painting with Julie Van Benthyusen. Learn to communicate what you sense and feel about the world you see. Beginner as well as intermediate students are welcome. Bring the following to the first class: Arches Watercolor Pad (140lb cold pressed, size 11” X14”), 1 gray kneaded eraser, 2 plastic containers for water & paper  towels.  Paint and brushes are available for purchase from the instructor. Fee includes use of teacher’s supplies.

Non-residents may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side

~~~~Julie Van Benthyusen will teach you the Joy of watercolor. Join us for a socially distanced paint class.

Masks are optional.

~~Program Dates: February 5, 12, 26 March 4, 11, 18, 25 April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, 20  (15 sessions)

Materials Fee: $30.00 (Make check/cash order payable to Julie VanBenthysen by the first class)

Library Fee: $30.   Please register online or by phone and bring payment the first day of class.
         (check or money order payable to Island Trees Public Library)

Enter the exciting world of watercolor painting with Julie Van Benthyusen. Learn to communicate what you sense and feel about the world you see. Beginner as well as intermediate students are welcome. Bring the following to the first class: Arches Watercolor Pad (140lb cold pressed, size 11” X14”), 1 gray kneaded eraser, 2 plastic containers for water & paper  towels.  Paint and brushes are available for purchase from the instructor. Fee includes use of teacher’s supplies.

Non-residents may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Library Side


 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit & Crochet

Looking for company and conversation while you enjoy spending time creating with yarn? Our social Knit & Crochet Group is fun and lively, and open to all levels. Work on your current projects or start something new, with Jessica’s assistance to learn a new technique or clarify your pattern instructions.

This is not a dedicated Beginner Class, however beginners can pick up a list of suggested materials at the Front Desk. You’ll need medium/worsted weight yarn and US 8 (5.0mm) bamboo knitting needles or a US H (5.0mm) / US I (5.5mm) crochet hook. No dark colored yarn when you are learning, please - light & bright colors are best!

This Spring session, we will meet on Monday's from 12:30 pm - 2:30pm.
 Program dates: April: 8, 15, May: 6, 13, 20  June: 3, 10, 17(8 Sessions)

       Library Fee: $24.00
      (check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
There are 6 spaces available.

Looking for company and conversation while you enjoy spending time creating with yarn? Our social Knit & Crochet Group is fun and lively, and open to all levels. Work on your current projects or start something new, with Jessica’s assistance to learn a new technique or clarify your pattern instructions.

This is not a dedicated Beginner Class, however beginners can pick up a list of suggested materials at the Front Desk. You’ll need medium/worsted weight yarn and US 8 (5.0mm) bamboo knitting needles or a US H (5.0mm) / US I (5.5mm) crochet hook. No dark colored yarn when you are learning, please - light & bright colors are best!

This Spring session, we will meet on Monday's from 12:30 pm - 2:30pm.
 Program dates: April: 8, 15, May: 6, 13, 20  June: 3, 10, 17(8 Sessions)

       Library Fee: $24.00
      (check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Residents may sign up three weeks before the start of the program.
Non-residents may sign up one week before the start of the program, provided there is space.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

There are 6 spaces available.

Tuesday May 21, 2024
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11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Chair Yoga with Mary Angel
~Gentle, Easy and Fun Chair Yoga with Mary Angel
No need to be fit and flexible or have prior yoga experience. This is a gentle class incorporating breathing techniques and a range of exercises to stretch and strengthen our muscles and joints, improve mobility, flexibility and balance. Yoga helps to improve bone strength, reduce pain, depression and anxiety and creates an overall sense of well-being.
 
Program Dates :
 
Sessions March 12, 19, 26 April 2, 9, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 2024

Library Fee: $20

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room
CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
~Gentle, Easy and Fun Chair Yoga with Mary Angel
No need to be fit and flexible or have prior yoga experience. This is a gentle class incorporating breathing techniques and a range of exercises to stretch and strengthen our muscles and joints, improve mobility, flexibility and balance. Yoga helps to improve bone strength, reduce pain, depression and anxiety and creates an overall sense of well-being.
 
Program Dates :
 
Sessions March 12, 19, 26 April 2, 9, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 2024

Library Fee: $20

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room
CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room


 
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12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Afternoon Games With Friends

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Looking for a friendly way to spend your afternoon?

Come to the library to play card or board games with other library patrons with this new weekly program!

While the library will provide some games, you can always bring your own.

No sign-ups necessary, just come in and play!

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

 
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6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Yoga with Mary Angel
Join Mary Angel for her popular Yoga class.
 
Sessions start at 6:00.  Please bring a mat.
 
Sessions March 12, 19, 26 April 2, 9, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 2024

Library Fee: $20

Pease register online or call the library and bring the check with you the night of the program.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
Join Mary Angel for her popular Yoga class.
 
Sessions start at 6:00.  Please bring a mat.
 
Sessions March 12, 19, 26 April 2, 9, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 2024

Library Fee: $20

Pease register online or call the library and bring the check with you the night of the program.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room


Wednesday May 22, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Staying Fit and Strong with Maria Ende

Join Maria EndeACE Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor/Senior Fitness Specialist/SCW Kettlebell Instructor, for a 1-hour low impact fitness class. 

With the use of our bodyweight, chairs, bands & light weights, the class will focus on improving overall health.   We will be building our strength, improving balance, mobility and increasing our endurance, all of which will enhance our activities of daily life. 

Recommended Items:

  • Light hand weights 
  • 1 or 2 resistance bands/tubes (yellow, green, red)
  • Water bottle

    Program dates: May: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th.June: 5th 12th, 26th July: 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st August: 7th,14th,21st, 28th.(16 sessions)

          Library Fee: $48  (16 sessions)          .

Make check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT: Stephen Kursar  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Join Maria EndeACE Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor/Senior Fitness Specialist/SCW Kettlebell Instructor, for a 1-hour low impact fitness class. 

With the use of our bodyweight, chairs, bands & light weights, the class will focus on improving overall health.   We will be building our strength, improving balance, mobility and increasing our endurance, all of which will enhance our activities of daily life. 

Recommended Items:

  • Light hand weights 
  • 1 or 2 resistance bands/tubes (yellow, green, red)
  • Water bottle

    Program dates: May: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th.June: 5th 12th, 26th July: 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st August: 7th,14th,21st, 28th.(16 sessions)

          Library Fee: $48  (16 sessions)          .

Make check or money payable to Island Trees Public Library.

Non-residents  may register the week before class begins if there is room.

CONTACT:
  Stephen Kursar
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side


 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fun with A Time for Kids! (ages 1.5- 5yrs)

From the people who bring us Tot's Night Out, here's a fun 3 week program focusing on group learning and skill building through stories, songs and activities in our NEW Community Room!

Signing up for one session will automatically sign you up for both sessions occuring on May 15 & 22.

Limit: 20 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Wednesday, May 1, if room allows.

CONTACT: Liz Spoto  5167312211  lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Small Community Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

From the people who bring us Tot's Night Out, here's a fun 3 week program focusing on group learning and skill building through stories, songs and activities in our NEW Community Room!

Signing up for one session will automatically sign you up for both sessions occuring on May 15 & 22.

Limit: 20 children 

Registration for ITPL Cardholders begins: Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00am
Non Residents are welcome to sign up beginning Wednesday, May 1, if room allows.

CONTACT:
  Liz Spoto
  5167312211
   lspoto@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Small Community Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mah Jongg for Intermediate (Advanced Beginner) Players

You must have taken a beginner's class or be able to play an entire game through. You will play as many games as you can in 2 hours, and the teacher will help guide you through your hand, as well as discuss advanced rules and techniques as you proceed. 

Mah jongg sets and instructional aids will be provided. 

This class will use the new 2024 cards from the National Mah Jongg League. Please purchase the card for yourself before the first class. Please do not purchase from third party vendors as they are known to carry fake cards. The link below will take you to the official online store.

https://www.nationalmahjonggleague.org/store.aspx#

There is a $5 fee to register for this class

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side
Registration will begin on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

You must have taken a beginner's class or be able to play an entire game through. You will play as many games as you can in 2 hours, and the teacher will help guide you through your hand, as well as discuss advanced rules and techniques as you proceed. 

Mah jongg sets and instructional aids will be provided. 

This class will use the new 2024 cards from the National Mah Jongg League. Please purchase the card for yourself before the first class. Please do not purchase from third party vendors as they are known to carry fake cards. The link below will take you to the official online store.

https://www.nationalmahjonggleague.org/store.aspx#

There is a $5 fee to register for this class

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Registration will begin on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

 
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Community Room
Thursday May 23, 2024
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
BUSY
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tai Chi for those with Arthritis

Tai Chi—this is an evidence-based fall prevention program in collaboration with the New York State Dept. of Health. A certified Tai Chi instructor, trained by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute teaches Tai Chi for Arthritis for people over age 60 (or over age 18 with disabilities). Our Tai Chi instructor is certified by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute.

Sign up is not required for this on-going class. Please register if you would like to contacted for cancellations.

Please note the time for this program has changed to start at 11:30 AM.

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side

Tai Chi—this is an evidence-based fall prevention program in collaboration with the New York State Dept. of Health. A certified Tai Chi instructor, trained by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute teaches Tai Chi for Arthritis for people over age 60 (or over age 18 with disabilities). Our Tai Chi instructor is certified by the NYS Dept. of Health and the Tai Chi for Health Institute.

Sign up is not required for this on-going class. Please register if you would like to contacted for cancellations.

Please note the time for this program has changed to start at 11:30 AM.

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211
   skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side


 
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Community Room
Friday May 24, 2024
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11:00 AM - 1:45 PM
Mah Jongg for Beginners

Come and learn this game of skill, strategy, and luck! 

Each class is designed to be taken in succession, so please make sure you can attend each class. 

This class will use the new 2024 cards from the National Mah Jongg League. Please purchase the card for yourself before the first class. Please do not purchase from third party vendors as they are known to carry fake cards. The link below will take you to the official online store.

https://www.nationalmahjonggleague.org/store.aspx#

There is a $5 fee to register for this class. 

CONTACT: Stephen  5167312211  skursar@islandtreespubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room-Stage Side
Registration will begin on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

Come and learn this game of skill, strategy, and luck! 

Each class is designed to be taken in succession, so please make sure you can attend each class. 

This class will use the new 2024 cards from the National Mah Jongg League. Please purchase the card for yourself before the first class. Please do not purchase from third party vendors as they are known to carry fake cards. The link below will take you to the official online store.

https://www.nationalmahjonggleague.org/store.aspx#

There is a $5 fee to register for this class. 

CONTACT:
  Stephen
  5167312211