Writer Within facilitated by Lynda Aron at Main
Access your authentic voice and explore the power of imagination, self-expression, and storytelling when Lynda Aron facilitates the Writer Within workshop on Monday (please note the day of the week), Jan. 27 at 1:00 p.m. in the Main Library’s Large Multipurpose Room, 159 Bayview Ave.
New writers, professionals and everyone in between are welcome. Sharing is encouraged but not required.
Author Abigail Hing Wen at Main in collaboration with the Great Neck Chinese Association
Meet Author Abigail Hing Wen when she discusses her life experience of finding a passion for writing as a first-generation Asian American on Monday, Jan. 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library’s Community Room, 159 Bayview Ave. Loveboat, Taipei, Abigail’s Adult/Young Adult novel will be available for purchase and signing at the event.
Adult Graphic Novel Book Discussion with Librarian Christy Orquera at Main
Librarian Christy Orquera will be discussing the #1 New York Times bestseller, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 2:00 p.m. in the Main Library’s Community Room, 159 Bayview Ave.
West Egg Book Club at Station
Join a discussion of Miracle’s Boys by Jacqueline Woodson on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7:00 p.m. at the Station Branch, 26 Great Neck Road (2nd level), Gardens at Great Neck Plaza, above Best Market. Call 466-8055, ext. 258.
Matinee Film at Main
The next Wednesday Matinee, about a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town, will be shown on Jan. 29 at 2:00 p.m. at the Main Library, 159 Bayview Ave.
Author Talk with Jacqueline Harounian, Esq. at Main
Jackie Harounian, attorney and author, will speak about the many new changes in family law over the past 10 years and how they affect individuals and families, addressed in her book, Divorce Reality Check: Smart Split Solutions for Civility, Clarity and Common Sense on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library’s Community Room, 159 Bayview Ave. Q&A. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase for the discounted price of $20.00.
Join a discussion of Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 1:30 p.m. at the Parkville Branch, 10 Campbell St. (off Lakeville Road), New Hyde Park. Call 466-8055, ext. 257.
Encore Film at Station
The next encore film, about a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town, will be shown on Jan. 30 at 2:00 p.m. at the Station Branch, 26 Great Neck Road (2nd level), above Best Market.
Give Back to Your Community
The Great Neck Library is seeking prospective candidates for the Board of Trustees and Nominating Committee. This year’s Library Election will be held on Monday, Oct. 26. There will be four seats expiring in January 2021 – two on the Board of Trustees: Rebecca Miller and Josie Pizer; and two on the Nominating Committee: Cheng Carey Ye and Siu Long (Alex) Au.
Any nominee for a position on the Board of Trustees or the Nominating Committee must be a member of the Great Neck Library Association by 5:00 p.m. on the Record Date of Oct. 5. All persons eighteen years of age or older, who are residents of the Great Neck School District and are either valid library cardholders or registered voters with the Nassau County Board of Elections will be members of the Association.
Interested members should send a letter and résumé by Friday, May 15 to: The Chair of the Nominating Committee, c/o The Director’s Office, Great Neck Library,
159 Bayview Ave., Great Neck, NY 11023.
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. This is a great way for Library District residents who are connected online to be advised of weather-related changes in Library hours or programs.