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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.

Saturday, October 24

8:00 – 9:30 PM
Improv Live
Teens in grades 7+
bweil@greatnecklibrary.org

Monday, October 26

4:30 – 5:30 PM
Drawtober: Monsters
Teens in grades 7+
It’s time to break out your drawing supplies for another exciting year of Drawtober: a spooky art challenge.
lsweeney@greatnecklibrary.org

8:30 – 9:30 PM
I Love Autumn Drawing Challenge
For teens in grades 7+
Fall back into sketching with some fun drawing prompts to get you ready for the autumn season.
lsweeney@greatnecklibrary.org

Tuesday, October 27

2:00 – 3:30 PM
Make ‘Em Laugh: A History of Movie Comedy from Charlie Chaplin to Mel Brooks with Brian Rose
This survey will look at the major highlights of screen comedy over the last 125 years, illustrated with more than 40 examples from Hollywood’s funniest films.
Meeting ID: 838 9515 0053 Passcode: 236465

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

7:00 – 7:45 PM
Book Club: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
Join Librarian Justin. The book is available through Hoopla at:
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/13036434
Meeting: 975 7522 1933 Password: 106787

Wednesday, October 28

10:00 – 11:00 AM
Virtual Tech Help
Adults (18+)
Every Wednesday from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. our STEM Lab staff will be standing by to help you virtually.
Meeting ID: 934 0037 5868 Passcode: Help
Dial by your location
        +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
stemlab@greatnecklibrary.org (516) 466-8055. ext. 230

3:30 – 4:15 PM
Sticks in the Stacks
Join Mina and Jamie for social stitching time on Wednesdays.  Learn the basics of knitting and crocheting and help crochet and knit for a cause.
Meeting ID: 939 9484 5012 Password: sticks

7:00 – 8:00 PM
The Hard Part is Knowing What to Say: Poetry Reading with Jerry Mirskin
Jerry Mirskin will present a live online reading from his original award-winning poetry. There will be time for conversation with the poet after the reading.
A graduate of Great Neck South High School, many of Jerry’s poems recount working as an apprentice carpenter in Great Neck and on the dairy farm that was in Kings Point on Cow Lane.
Meeting ID: 880 1132 9118 Passcode: 882315

Thursday, October 29

2:00 – 3:30 PM
The Six Strangest Presidential Elections with Martin H. Levinson
America has had a history of bizarre presidential elections.
Meeting ID: 886 0621 7064 Passcode: 580467

4:30 – 5:30 PM
Animate a Haunted Scene
All Ages but recommended for 8 and older. Younger learners may need parental/caregiver assistance.
Create 2D animation using the mobile device app Flip-A-Clip. We will create a haunted house scene complete with scares, lightning, and more.
(516) 466-8055 ext. 230  stemlab@greatnecklibrary.org

6:00 – 7:00 PM
Ukulele
Teens in grades 7+
Come learn chords, melodies, and songs.
mfisher@greatnecklibrary.org

Friday, October 30

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Friday Film Discussion
Night of the Living Dead (1968) Not Rated. 1 hr. 36 min.  Horror, Thriller

Watch Night of the Living Dead at your leisure. Join the media staff and fellow patrons in a Zoom discussion of the film.
Streaming free on Kanopy with your Great Neck library card, and on Prime Video with subscription.
Meeting ID: 623 987 3994 Passcode: films
cdipietro@greatnecklibrary.org

4:00 – 5:00 PM
Virtual Yahtzee
Teens in grades 7+
Roll the dice to win in this digital version of a classic game. We’ll be playing on boardgamearena.com, register for a free account to join.
jlagasse@greatnecklibrary.org

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