G.N. Library online Oct. 17 to 23


Go to the dvents listings on the Library’s website at greatnecklibrary.org for more information, and to register. You can also call the Library at 466-8055. For certain events that require registration, any further meeting info will be released by the date of the event for registered users. Check your email before joining the event.
Programs are held online live on Zoom unless specified. Open to all. No Zoom account required. You may join Zoom events by going to join.zoom.us, and enter the program’s Meeting ID and Password. You can also dial in at 1 (646) 558-8656 or find your local number at zoom.us/zoomconference.

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting online via WebEx
Monday, October 19
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Meeting Number : 163 282 1837                     Password: DMksmQMJ265 (36576765 from phones)
Join by phone +1-650-215-5226 United States Toll

Great Neck Library Monday, October 26, 2020 Election Information
The Great Neck Library’s annual election will take place in-person at the Main Library and Parkville Branch on Monday, October 26, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Please check the Library’s website at greatnecklibrary.org for any changes or updates.
Eligible voters will elect two people to the Board of Trustees for a four-year term (January 2021 – January 2025) and two people to the Nominating Committee for a three-year term (January 2021 – January 2024) to fill the seats that will be expiring in January 2021. Those elected will take office at the Library Association Annual Re-organization Meeting in January 2021.
Candidates for Board of Trustees:
For expiring seat of Josie Pizer: Nominating Committee Endorsed Candidate: Josephine Mairzadeh.
For expiring seat of Rebecca Miller: Independent Candidate: Roya Songhorian Independent Candidate: Kathleen Gold
Nominating Committee:
For expiring seat of Cheng Carey Ye: Nominating Committee Candidate: None
For expiring seat of Siu Song (Alex) Au: Nominating Committee Candidate: None
Voter Eligibility: In order to vote, you must be 18 years of age or older, a resident of the Great Neck School District and either a valid library card holder by the Record Date of October 5, 2020, 5:00 p.m. or a registered voter with the Nassau County Board of Elections.
Voting in Person will be held on Monday, October 26, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Voting Sites: For residents living north of Northern Boulevard: Main Library – 159 Bayview Avenue, Great Neck 11023.
For residents living south of Northern Boulevard: Parkville Branch Library, 10 Campbell Street, New Hyde Park 11040.
Voting by Proxy: Proxies must be requested on a form provided by the Library. Proxy Request Forms are available at all Great Neck Library locations, on the Library’s website at greatnecklibrary.org and also in the Library Newsletter.
Important deadline dates: October 19 – Last day for the Library to mail Proxy Ballots. Arrangements will be made by the Director’s Office for Proxies to be picked up in person for proxy requests received after this date. October 23 – Completed Proxies must be received at the Main Post Office on Welwyn Road before 5:00 p.m. or deposited in a locked box at Main or the Branches before 5:00 p.m. on this date.
Candidate information is included in the September/October Library Newsletter, and on the Library’s website at greatnecklibrary.org.

Library Online Highlights October 17 to 23

Saturday, October 17

7:00 – 8:00 PM
Broadway Trivia
Teens in grades 7+

Monday, October 19

8:30 – 9:30 PM
I Love Autumn Drawing Challenge
Teens in grades 7+

Tuesday, October 20

9:30 – 10:30 AM
Yoga Flow facilitated by Carolyn
Series Open to All Levels
Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind.
Meeting ID: 849 1390 1791 Password: 781668

2:00 – 3:30 PM
Bernard Herrmann and His Music Scores – Presented by Richard Knox
We will have an opportunity during this program to revisit many of the mood-setting scores Herrmann created right through his final work on Martin Scorsese’s “Taxi Driver.”
Meeting ID: 861 3551 9909 Password: 181030

Wednesday, October 21

10:00 – 11:00 AM
Virtual Tech Help
Adults (18+)
Every Wednesday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. our STEM Lab staff will be standing by to help you virtually.
Meeting ID: 934 0037 5868 Passcode: Help
Dial by your location
        +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
stemlab@greatnecklibrary.org (516) 466-8055, ext.230

4:30 – 5:30 PM
Graphic Novel Book Club
Mooncakes by Wendy Xu and Suzanne Walker
Go to hoopla https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/13311596 and use your GN library card to check out your copy.
You also can sign up for a digital library card for free.

6:00 – 7:00 PM
Creative Writing
Teens in grades 7+
Write and share short stories and poems.

7:00 – 7:45 PM
Lakeville Literary Club
Good Riddance by Elinor Lipman
Meeting ID: 960 2320 4447 Passcode: books
Checkout the book on Hoopla:
EBook: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12307962
EAudiobook: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12297629

Thursday, October 22

2:00 – 3:30 PM
Modigliani and Soutine: Expatriate Artists in Bohemian Montparnasse
presented by Vivian Gordon
Meeting ID: 899 2679 4447 Passcode: 049273
Modigliani, an urbane Sephardic Italian family and Soutine from dire poverty in the Lithuanian shtetl, the two struggling artists became close friends until Modigliani’s tragic early death.

6:00 – 7:00 PM
Teens in grades 7+
Learn chords, melodies, and songs.

6:30 – 7:30 PM
Yoga Flow facilitated by Sharon Epstein
Series open to All Levels
Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind.
Meeting ID: 848 1488 0463 Password: 462824

Friday, October 23

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Internet Propaganda
For Adults
Learn how to recognize it, decipher it, and ultimately learn the truth.
Meeting ID: 950 8868 5919 Passcode: Internet
Dial by your location
+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Friday Film Discussion
RBG (2018) PG, 1 hr. 38 min., Documentary, Biography
The exceptional life and career of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  Watch RBG at your leisure. Join the media staff and fellow patrons in a Zoom discussion of the film.
Streaming free on Hoopla  with your Great Neck library card, and on Hulu with subscription.
Meeting ID: 623 987 3994 Passcode: films

8:00 – 9:00 PM
Scary Stories to Tell Over Zoom
Teens in grades 7+
We’ll read a classic tale of terror together, then we’ll work on writing our own. This event is as scary as you choose to make it.



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