Upcoming Programs at the Mineola Library



Long Island Cares Food Drive
Monday, Oct. 28-Friday, Nov. 22
We will be collecting healthy food donations for Long Islanders in need. Please donate food that is low sodium and low sugar. Please, no glass jars, and please do not give expired food items. Our box will be located in front of the Circulation Desk.


Monday, Oct. 28
6:30 p.m.
Northwell Health: Diabetes
You will leave this lecture feeling confident about what diabetes is and how it is diagnosed. Topics include ways to avoid diabetes-related complications, understanding healthy lifestyle behaviors that can help, prevent, or manages diabetes, and what’s new in the technological world of diabetes today. Speaker: Dr. Avani Sinha. Please register at the Reference Desk or call 516-746-8488 ext. 2.

Thursday, Oct. 31
1:00pm-3:00 p.m.
Town of North Hempstead Tax Exemption Workshop
Presented by: Town of North Hempstead Receiver of Taxes, Charles Berman.
Attend this important lecture to learn more about the various property tax exemptions offered by Nassau County:

Basic and Enhanced STAR School Tax Exemptions, Senior Citizens Property Tax
Exemption, Veterans & Cold War Property and School Tax Exemptions,
Home Improvement Property Tax Exemption, Physically Disabled Tax Reduction Program for Home Improvements,
Persons with Disabilities and Limited Incomes Partial Property Taxes Exemption,
Volunteer Firefighter & Ambulance Worker Property Tax Exemption.
No registration required.


Tuesday, Oct. 29
4:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Grades 1 and up
Halloween Pumpkin Squishies
Color your own pumpkin squishy for Halloween and take it home with you. Please register in the Children’s Room or call 516-746-8488 ext. 1.

Wednesday, Oct. 30
7:00 p.m.
Ages 3 to 5 years old (with adult caregiver)
Halloween: Stories and More
This program is more than just stories. Come and listen to some stories and make two crafts, one of which is edible. This program may contain allergens. Please register in the Children’s Room or call 516-746-8488 ext. 1.

Friday, Nov. 1
3:45 p.m.
Ages 3 and up with an adult.
Hello Kitty Birthday Bash!
Hello Kitty is turning 45 years old! Come celebrate her big birthday with some fun activities and a snack. Dress up like Hello Kitty (optional) or bring some of your own Hello Kitty items. NOTE: Snack may contain allergens. Please register at the Reference Desk or call 516-746-8488 ext. 1.


Monday, Oct. 28
3- 4 p.m.
Grades 5-12
Scary Stories in the Dark
Like being scared? Join us in our teen hangout to tell us your favorite scary story. Make a spooky craft. Have some candy. No sign up required.


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