Happening at the Great Neck Library


Go to the Events listings on the Library’s website at greatnecklibrary.org for more information. For certain events that require registration, any further meeting info will be released by the date of the event for registered users. Check your email before joining the event.

Saturday, August 8

9:00 AM – 2:25 p.m.
Fairytale Scavenger Hunt @ Home
Slow and steady wins the race. Do this scavenger hunt at your own pace. This week’s theme is The Tortoise and the Hare: https://forms.gle/6tXUBiujLJVcgoNN6

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Play Reading
For teens in grades 7+.
Read a play chosen by a Levels teen.

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Improv Live
For teens in grades 7+.
Play crazy live theatre games on Zoom. Go to Library website for meeting info.

Sunday, August 9

9:00 AM – 9:00 p.m.
Digital Escape Room
Digital escape room inspired by classic fairy tales. Check the website and Facebook page for the link as the event gets nearer.

Monday, August 10

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
All Ages, but best for 8+
August 10-14
Daily check-in @ 10 AM
STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) challenge may require common art, craft, and household supplies to complete.
Zoom Meeting ID: 967 5948 3681 Password: STEAM

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Storytime with Miss Kat
Recorded so you can listen at your leisure.
LIVE on the Great Neck Library’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/GreatNeckLibrary/
Zoom Meeting ID: 845 3375 8549 Password: story

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Fairy Tale Read Aloud
Join every weekday to hear a classic fairy tale brought to life through the voices of your favorite children’s librarians.  Sessions will be recorded and made available.

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.
Explore Drawing
Ages 6 to 10
Join Level’s Resident Artist Laura who will show how you can draw some of your favorite fairy tale elements to Imagine Your Story.
Zoom Meeting ID: 983 5201 7761 Password: drawing

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Studio Ghibli Redraw Challenge
Teens in grades 7+

Draw your favorite Studio Ghibli characters.

7:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Mythology Trivia
Join Librarians Justin and Kat.
Trivia will take place in Zoom using Kahoot.
Meeting ID: 922 5118 9376 Password: 365355

Tuesday, August, 11

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Yoga Flow facilitated by Carolyn
Series Open to All Levels
Have a yoga mat, meditation pillow to sit on, water bottle and small towel.  Dress in comfortable clothing.
Meeting ID: 849 1390 1791 Password: 781668

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Storytime with Judy S.
Miss Judy brings stories, songs, and fingerplays to your home.
Zoom ID: 835 9341 6122 Password: story

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Filmfest Boot Camp
Teens in grades 7+
Get advice on making your video for the Levels 2020 FilmFest.
Make your virtual appointments by contacting Mike Meehan at mmeehan@greatnecklibrary.org

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Escape Room Construction
For teens in grades 7+
Craft an escape room together.


7:00 – 7:45 p.m.
Book Club: Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
Join librarian Justin. Book available through Hoopla.
Zoom Meeting ID: 975 7144 5618. Password: 113047

Wednesday, August 12

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Babytime with Sandy
Join Miss Sandy on Wednesday’s for stories, songs and finger plays perfect for your child from Birth to 2 years old. Register in advance.
Meeting ID: 895 9519 5693 Password: story

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Robotics & The Amazing Spiral- Graph Machine
Hosted by Steven Hanania
Learn how Robotics Engineering, Math and Art can create amazing geometric color designs. You will need colored pencils,  a compass with a pencil to draw circles, white paper and old magazines with color pictures.
Zoom Meeting ID: 967 7841 5967 Password: Robot

3:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Sticks in the Stacks
Join Mina and Jamie for social stitching and crochet and knit for a cause.
Zoom Meeting ID: 939 9484 5012 Password: sticks

4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
Summertime STEAM
Join children’s librarian Judy S. every week this summer for an activity, experiment or craft that brings STEAM into Fairytales.  Materials needed will be posted on the Library’s Eventkeeper and across Library social media channels.  Register on Zoom to be reminded of each session.
Zoom ID:  867 9687 4155 Password: steam

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Teens in grades 7+
Learn chords, melodies, and songs.

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
A Natural Approach to Improve Sleep and Manage Stress with Nicole Leone
Learn what essential oils improve sleep and manage stress.  Safe and easy ways to use these oils and the importance of purity and potency.  Massage techniques and guided meditation. Nicole Leone is a  licensed Massage Therapist for almost 20 years specializing in Myofascial Release.
Meeting ID: 860 2556 3633 Password: 915552

7:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Pajama Storytime
Wednesday evenings in the summer. LIVE on Library’s Facebook page.
You can also join at Zoom Meeting ID: 821 7503 1623 Password: night

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Board of Trustees Finance Committee Meeting
Meeting link:
Meeting number: 163 991 5284  Password: tWhA6qdYs88 (89426739 from phones)
Join by phone +1-650-215-5226 United States Toll

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Superheroes Graphic Novel Book Club: Ms. Marvel
Book available on Hoopla.
Meeting ID: 950 1668 0479 Password:  881663

Thursday, August 13

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Storytime with Judy A
Miss Judy brings stories, songs, and fingerplays to your home. Live on Facebook and recorded.
Zoom Meeting ID: 863 1464 7332 Password: story

2:00- 3:00 p.m.
Ed Sullivan and Comedians presented by Keith Crocker
Ed Sullivan introduced us to some of the most popular comedians of all time. Enjoy a sampling of clips of the masters of comedy.
Zoom Meeting ID: 880 8207 6567 Password: 101765

4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
Children’s Book Discussion
K-2nd Grade Readers
Join children’s librarian Judy S. for a monthly book discussion for K to 2nd Grade readers. Titles announced in Eventkeeper and across Library social media. Read alouds available online prior to the discussion. Book available on Hoopla. Register in advance.
Zoom Meeting ID: 895 1959 5176 Password: aloud

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Yoga Flow facilitated by Sharon Epstein
Series for All Levels
Have a yoga mat, meditation pillow to sit on, water bottle and small towel.  Dress in comfortable clothing.
Zoom Meeting ID: 848 1488 0463 Password: 462824

8:00- 10:00 p.m. (and Friday, August 14)
Quaran-Teen Short Play Festival
Levels’ first online virtual show.  Original plays by students live-streamed directly to your home, as they perform the plays live over Zoom in their own homes.  Check greatnecklibrary.org/levels-is for info on how to watch.

Friday, August 14

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Friday Film Discussion
Watch Murder! at your leisure. Join the media staff and fellow patrons in a Zoom discussion of the film.
Meeting ID 81174157765 Password 010871
Streaming free on Kanopy with your Great Neck library card, and on Prime Video with subscription.
Murder! (1930) TV-PG,  1 hr. 32 min.,  Crime, Mystery, Thriller.

4:00 – 4:20 p.m.
Crafternoon Fun
Join Miss Kat LIVE on Facebook to learn how to make a fun craft using materials you already have at home.

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Levels Planning Board
Teens in grades 7+
Tell Levels what events you would like.

Independent Nominations for Great Neck Library Board of Trustees and Nominating Committee

The Great Neck Library annual election is scheduled to be held on Oct. 26, 2020.

In accordance with the Bylaws of the Great Neck Library, independent nominations for specific vacancies on the Board of Trustees and Nominating Committee may be made on a form of the petition provided by the Library, signed by anyone hundred (100) members of the Great Neck Library Association eligible to vote.

Such nominating petition must be received by the Secretary of the Library Association, c/o the Great Neck Library, 159 Bayview Avenue, Great Neck, NY 11023, on or before Aug. 15, 2020.

By Executive Order No. 202.26 the minimum signatures required to meet the threshold for a nominating petition has been eliminated.

Petitions can be found on the Library’s website at greatnecklibrary.org.


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