Happening at the Great Neck Library

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Go to the Events listings on the Library’s website at greatnecklibrary.org for more information, and to register. You can also call the Library at 466-8055. 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.
Programs are held online live on Zoom unless specified. Open to all. No Zoom account required. You may join Zoom events by going to join.zoom.us, and enter the program’s Meeting ID and Password. You can also dial in at 1 (646) 558-8656 or find your local number at zoom.us/zoomconference.

Library Online Oct. 3 to 9

Saturday, Oct. 3

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Drag Brunch
Teens in grades 7+
Release your inner Queen and create your very own Drag persona. Hosted by NYC Drag Queen and Levels Alum, Prince Powderpouffe. Runway and design challenges, Lip-Sync-For-Your-Life, and more. This is 100% a safe space with zero tolerance for any hate whatsoever. BYO Makeup, mustaches, heels, tuxedos, etc.
jrobinson@greatnecklibrary.org

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Paint Nite: Over the Garden Wall
Teens in grades 7+
Celebrate autumn with watercolor painting inspired by the classic fall series: Over the Garden Wall.
lsweeney@greatnecklibrary.org

Monday, Oct. 5

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
STEM Lab: What is it? How can I use it?
All Ages
Learn about the STEM Lab and the cool things offered to you as a patron.
Meeting ID: 943 7419 6759 Passcode: Lab
stemlab@greatnecklibrary.org

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Drawtober: Pumpkins
Teens in grades 7+
It’s time to break out your pens for another exciting year of Inktober: an all ink drawing challenge.
lsweeney@greatnecklibrary.org

8:30 – 9:30 p.m.
I Love Autumn Drawing Challenge
Teens in grades 7+
Fall back into sketching with some fun drawing prompts.
lsweeney@greatnecklibrary.org

Tuesday, Oct. 6

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Yoga Flow facilitated by Carolyn
Series open to all levels
Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind.
Meeting ID: 849 1390 1791 Password: 781668

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Toddler Tango/Baby Boogie
For children 3 months – 5 years (with adult)
Clap your hands, stomp your feet, and wiggle to the beat.  Explore rhythm, movement, and multicultural music with your child in this class that encourages self confidence and music appreciation, builds motor skills, and promotes body awareness.
Register for reminder, no registration required.
childrens@greatnecklibrary.org

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
The Art of Marc Chagall with Linda Burghardt
Born in a small Russian village, Marc Chagall rose to become one of the most famous and influential artists of his day. Despite his many sources of inspiration, his Jewish roots, he said, were always his truest guide: “If I were not Jewish I never would have become an artist.”
Dr. Linda Burghardt, the Scholar-in-Residence at the Holocaust Memorial &Tolerance Center, is a journalist and author from Great Neck.
Meeting ID: 834 5724 0614 Password: 251483

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Coding Club Jr.
Recommended for ages 8+
Learn the basics of coding. Excellent for beginners.
STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Jr. Levels Jackbox Games
For 5th and 6th grades only
Play fun party games, best played with two devices.
mmeehan@greatnecklibrary.org

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Halloween Escape Room
Teens in grades 7+
Join us to craft a haunting virtual escape room.
mmeehan@greatnecklibrary.org

7:00 – 7:45 p.m.
Book Club: An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine
Join Librarian Justin for a discussion of the novel. Book available through Hoopla.
Meeting: 942 0618 7586 Password: 590533

Wednesday, Oct. 7

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Tech Help
Adults (18+)
Every Wednesday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. the STEM Lab staff will be standing by to help you virtually.
Meeting ID: 934 0037 5868 Passcode: Help
stemlab@greatnecklibrary.org

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

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
3D Design Club
All Ages and Levels of 3D design welcome. Recommended for 8 and older. Younger learners may need parental assistance.
Work primarily with Tinkercad.
stemlab@greatnecklibrary.org

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Home Improvement – Your Home’s Exterior with Brian Schnee
Discussion of why issues occur and the proper repairs. Suggestions for replacement materials for all your home’s exterior components, and preventative measures.
If you send Brian pictures and a brief description of your home repairs/concerns, he will address them at the end of the class presentation. Please send no later than 2 days prior to scheduled class to klhinspection@gmail.com and include Great Neck Library in the subject line.
Brian Schnee is a Licensed Home Inspector with 30 years of construction experience.
Meeting ID: 851 1507 8316 Password: 844574

Thursday, Oct. 8

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Microsoft Word for Beginners
Learn how to create documents, format them, save them to various locations, and email them.
Zoom Meeting ID: 986 6577 8309 Password: Word
STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Project Runway
Teens in grades 7+
Show off your fashion design skills and draw up virtual looks.
jrobinson@greatnecklibrary.org

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Ukulele
Teens in grades 7+
Learn chords, melodies, and songs.
mfisher@greatnecklibrary.org

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Yoga Flow facilitated by Sharon Epstein
Series open to all levels
Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind.
Meeting ID: 848 1488 0463 Password: 462824

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Introduction to Blender 3D Modeling and Animation
Teens and Adults
Learn the basics of Blender, a free software that allows you to easily 3D model and create simple animations. You will need to install Blender on your computer:  https://www.blender.org/download/
cvanwickler@greatnecklibrary.org

7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Meet The Candidates Night Online Via Webex
https://gnlskype.my.webex.com/gnlskype.my/j.php?MTID=m8a94e9f82e0d7ebfc98d77749ebeb884
Meeting Number: 163 544 7484
Password: JvukVsWw537 (58858799 from phones)
Join by phone +1-650-215-5226 United States Toll

Friday, Oct. 9

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
What is the Virtual World?
Recommended for Adults
Learn about Ar, VR, and MR, how they differ, and how they are changing the world we live in.
Meeting ID: 920 9837 0538 Passcode: Virtual
stemlab@greatnecklibrary.org

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Friday Film Discussion
Memento (2000) R, 1 hr. 53 min., Mystery, Thriller
A man with short-term memory loss attempts to track down his wife’s murderer.
Watch Memento at your leisure. Join the media staff and fellow patrons in a Zoom discussion of the film.
Streaming free on Kanopy and Hoopla  with your Great Neck library card, and on IMDb TV with ads.
Meeting ID: 623 987 3994 Passcode: films

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Takenoko
Teens in grades 7+
The royal pandas are hungry – can you grow enough bamboo to satiate their appetites? We’ll be playing on boardgamearena.com, register for a free account to join.
jlagasse@greatnecklibrary.org

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Anime Night with Guest Artist Susan Kelly
Teens in grades 7+
Join anime enthusiast Susan Kelly in the closet cosplay challenge and all things anime discussion.
lsweeney@greatnecklibrary.org

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