PROGRAMS and EVENTS
Art with Alma! Three Pumpkins – Virtual Program
Friday, October 22 at 7 pm. Paint Night! Sketching and Acrylics Supplies: Canvas or paint/watercolor paper, 12×16 in., yet any other size can work too. Acrylic Paints: red, blue, yellow, white and black.3 different sized brushes: A very fine one for details (pointed round 5), a medium (flat or angle) and a larger (flash wash 3/4) one for the background. Tools: A cup with water, paper towel, mixing plastic pallet (can be a paper plate)
Fall Prevention Workshop – Virtual Program
Monday, October 25 at 1 pm.
Program #1 of a Special 2-Part Fall Prevention Workshop.
*Please register ONLY ONCE to be included in both sessions. Every second of the day in the United States, an older adult falls—making falls the leading cause of injury and deaths from injury among older Americans. Falls are also the number one reason older adults lose their independence. Taking some simple steps to prevent falls can help you or those you love stay active, confident and independent.
Part 1: Covers Falls, Risks, Gait and Balance, and Home Safety
Part 2: Covers Vision, Hearing Loss, Feet & Footwear, Community Safety, Osteoporosis, Weather, Infections, and How to get up safely from a fall (Nov 1, 2021).
*This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share. The Zoom login information will be emailed to you the day before the program
Legally Speaking on Estate Administration – Virtual Program
Tuesday, October 26 at 12 noon. Attend this workshop to gain basic knowledge on Estate Administration: What is it? What is probate, and what if it is too much for me, as the executor? Learn the best ways to pay off any debts, close accounts, and distribute property to heirs after someone has died. This workshop also addresses Elderlaw, Medicaid and Nursing Home and Assisted Living issues. Bring your questions!
Presented by: W. Zehava Schechter, Esq.
The Job Whisperer – Virtual Program
Tuesday, October 26 at 6:30 pm. Job Seekers: Join the Job Whisperer lectures to find out how to land the perfect job. Find out the best interview answers, how to write the perfect cover letter, where to find jobs that nobody knows about, what to say on your thank you note that is going to get noticed, and how to negotiate for a better salary. Join the zoom meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5253741016
Genealogy: Finding Your 300-Year-Old Great Grandma Using 21st Century Technology. Virtual Program – Tuesday, October 26 at 7 p.m.
October is National Family History Month! The Family Tree Climber professional genealogist Sarah Gutmann presents … Finding Your 300-Year-Old Great Grandma Using 21st Century Technology. Learn about different free and subscription genealogy websites. Discover what they offer and how to get the most out of them.
Headache/Migraines 2021: Advancing Forward – Virtual Program
Wednesday, October 27 at 12 noon. Headache disorders are amongst the most common causes of disability worldwide. Migraine itself affects nearly 12% of the population. During this lecture, we will discuss the most common forms of headache, review the current understanding of migraines, and update participants on current treatments.
Presented by Northwell Health’s Dr. Noah Rosen; **This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.**
Book Discussion: Armchair Historians – This program will take place both in-person and virtual. Wednesday, October 27 at 6:30 pm. The book being discussed is:
The Boxer Rebellion: The Dramatic Story of China’s War on Foreigners that Shook the World in the Summer of 1900 by Diana Preston.
Oh My Aching Joints! All You Need To Know About Arthritis – Virtual Program
Thursday, October 28 at 7 pm. The number of people living with arthritis is rising at an alarming pace. Dr. LaBarca will discuss the risk factors for getting arthritis and what to do if you have it already. She will cover several types of arthritis that predominantly affect this community. Presented by Northwell Health’s Dr. Marie Labarca, Rheumatology specialist. **This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.**
Kitchen Gadgets and Gizmos – Virtual Program Friday, October 29 at 7 pm. Join Simply Creative Chef Rob Scott as he shows you the pros and cons of over 15 Holiday Kitchen Gadgets & Gizmos. See what you may want to buy and what you’d be better off leaving in in the store!
CHILDREN and YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS and EVENTS
Festive Fall Candles – Location: Library Parking Lot
Friday, October 22 at 4 pm. Grades 1 – 4. Join us outside to make a festive fall scented candle!
Festive Fall Candles (YA) – Location: Library Parking Lot
Friday, October 22 at 5:30 pm. Grades 5 – 12. Join us outside in making a festive fall candle!
Cooking & Baking with Simply Chef Rob! (Facebook Live Event) – Virtual Program
Saturday, October 23 at 3 pm. If you will be baking/cooking along, please have your ingredients, bowls, and measuring spoons ready. For recipe information, please go to the library’s website.
Join Chef Rob’s “Fall Baking & Cooking Food Festival” live on Facebook! Family fun for all ages!
Kahoot Trivia: Snack Attack! Virtual Pogram
Monday, October 25 at 7 pm. All Ages – Family Fun! Who doesn’t love snacks?! From sweet to salty, put your snack knowledge to the test! Goody basket with snacks will be available for pickup for all who attend. A prize will be awarded to the night’s trivia contest winner!
Easy Halloween Origami – Location: Library Parking Lot
Tuesday, October 26 at 5 pm. Grades: 2-4. Learn the basic folds and create some spooky Halloween masterpieces!
BOO-tacular Halloween Fun! – Location: Library Parking Lot
Thursday, October 28 at 5 pm. Grades: K-3. Join us for a frighteningly fun evening filled with spooky stories, songs, and spine tingling surprises! **Take home your first BOO-tiful Halloween Treat Bag for all that attend the program.
Halloween Stuffed Animal Workshop – Virtual Program
Friday, October 29 at 4 pm. Ages: 4 years- 8 years. Enjoy a spooky story & stuff your very own Halloween animal to love at home! Please go to the library’s website for the animal choices. Material Fee: $6.00