Tuesday, January 29, 4:30 to 5 p.m.: Snow Globes
Grades 1 and up. Design and decorate your own wintry snow globe to take home. Register in the Children’s Room or call 516-746-8488 ext. 1.
Wednesdays, Jan. 30, Feb. 6 and 13, 4 p.m.: Little Hands Art
Ages: 18 months to 5 years old (with adult caregiver). Join as we create art for little hands and read a book inspired by art. Register in the Children’s Room or call 516-746-8488 ext. 1.
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m.: Italian Cuisine — Beyond Spaghetti and Meatballs
Adult Program, Ages 18 and over. Italy is comprised of 20 regions, each producing its own culinary treasures that define people’s identities just as much as dialects and their traditions. In this program, Elena Florenzano will explore the history of spaghetti, some fun facts and a regional spaghetti recipe will be presented and shared. She will also cook Spaghetti all’Amatriciana and there will be a tasting. Free program. Register at the Reference Desk or call 516-746-8488 ext. 2.
Thursday, Jan. 31, 4 to 7 p.m.: Getting Ready to Babysit
Grades 6 and up. Would you like to earn some money babysitting over the winter break? An instructor from the Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County will help you develop the skills necessary for the responsibility of being a sitter while discussing child safety, developmental stages of children and how to plan activities that are age appropriate. Hands-on activities and course certification are included. Register in the Children’s Room or call 516-746-8488 ext. 1
Saturday, Feb. 2, 2 p.m.: Love Songs Through the Decades with the Paul Effman Band
Join as the Paul Effman Band plays romantic ballads and swinging hits from the 1930s through the present.