Library Closings

All Great Neck Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 1 for Easter.

Pet Food Drive at Main

All Great Neck Library locations are accepting donations of unopened cans and/or bags of dog and cat food, cat box litter, treats and toys during the entire month of April. (Photo courtesy of the Great Neck Library)
All Great Neck Library locations are accepting donations of unopened cans and/or bags of dog and cat food, cat box litter, treats and toys during the entire month of April. (Photo courtesy of the Great Neck Library)

Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso, 16th Assembly District, in partnership with Long Island Cares is holding an Annual Legislative Pet Food Drive. All Great Neck Library locations are accepting donations of unopened cans and/or bags of dog and cat food, cat box litter, treats and toys during the entire month of April. All donations are appreciated.

Found Poetry from Old Books with Librarian Christy Orquera at Main

Enjoy an evening of creativity while helping to save the planet on Tuesday, April 3 at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue.

Upcycle discarded books to create “found poetry” and art. You’ll learn how to “find” poetry and create something truly one-of-a-kind by choosing words or phrases from any page of any book and reframing it into a literary collage. All the supplies you’ll need to create something unique and inspirational will be provided. No registration required. For further information, call the Reference Dept. (Christy or Donna) at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218.

AARP Tax Assistance at Parkville

AARP Tax Preparers will assist in preparing and filing simple Federal tax returns online on Wednesdays between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. through April 11 at the Parkville Branch, 10 Campbell Street (off Lakeville Road), New Hyde Park. You must have an appointment and bring all relevant tax papers, including last year’s return. Register by phone at 466-8055, ext. 273.

Wednesday Matinee Film at Main

The next Wednesday Matinee at Main, about the friendship of Queen Victoria and a young Indian clerk named Abdul, will be shown on Wednesday, April 4 at 2:00 p.m. at the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue.

Blood Pressure Screenings at Station

Have your blood pressure checked free of charge at the Station Branch. (Photo courtesy of the Great Neck Library)
Have your blood pressure checked free of charge at the Station Branch. (Photo courtesy of the Great Neck Library)

Have your blood pressure checked by a clinical nurse from St. Francis Hospital, free of charge on Thursdays, April 5, May 3 and June 7 between 12:00 and 2:00 p.m. at the Station Branch, 26 Great Neck Road (2nd level), above Best Market, Gardens at Great Neck Plaza.

Hypertension affects an astounding one in four adult Americans. Also known as high blood pressure, this condition usually has no symptoms, which is why it is often called the “silent killer.” No registration required.

Encore Film at Station

The next encore film, about the friendship of Queen Victoria and a young Indian clerk named Abdul, will be shown on April 5 at 2:00 p.m. at the Station Branch, 26 Great Neck Road (2nd level), Gardens at Great Neck Plaza, above Best Market.

Nassau County Bar Association Speakers Bureau
Buying and Selling Your Home presented by Janet Esagoff, Esq. at Main

Join Nassau County Bar Association speaker, Janet Esagoff, Esq. when she speaks about buying and selling a home, and the important things we need to know about the process. This presentation has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 5 at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue.

Whether buyer or seller, you don’t want to be overly surprised by the numbers, or certain contingencies that will surely arise. When contemplating a home sale or purchase, there are certain closing costs and expenses a homeowner or purchaser can expect to pay. This presentation will help guide you through the process. Janet Esagoff is the Principal Member of Esagoff Law Group, P.C. in Great Neck.

Socrates Salon with Conversation Host Ron Gross at Main

The conversation about Trust continues at the next Socrates Salon on Friday, April 6 at 3:00 p.m. in the Large Multipurpose Room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue.

Share your life experiences, knowledge, and wisdom about topics that matter, as we move from small talk to Big Talk. Everyone speaks and everyone listens, because all of us are wiser than any of us. Topics announced in advance on flip chart at the Information Desk. No registration required. To receive further information about this session and ensuing ones, please send an e-mail to Ron Gross at [email protected]

Vacancy on Board of Trustees
Application Deadline Extended

Applications are being accepted from interested Association members to fill one seat expiring in January 2019 on the Board of Trustees.

Individuals should send a letter and résumé by the extended date of Friday, April 6 to: The Chair of the Nominating Committee, c/o The Director’s Office, Great Neck Library, 159 Bayview Avenue, Great Neck, NY 11023.

Applicants must be a resident of the Great Neck School District and at least 18 years of age or older, and either have a valid Great Neck Library card or be a registered voter with the Nassau County Board of Elections.

Great Neck Library Closing/Cancellation Information Online

Library patrons connected to the Internet are asked to check the website: www.cancellations.com for Library weather related closings/program cancellations.
In order to access this service, Library District residents can log on to cancellations.com, type in their zip code or Great Neck Library and obtain information on program cancellations or Library closings. In addition, at no charge, residents can request automatic e-mails from cancellations.com when the Library has posted any information.

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