Happening at the Great Neck Library

Happening at the Great Neck Library

Go to the Events listings on the Library’s website at greatnecklibrary.org for more information. 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.

Online Programs are held 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, November 14

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Food-themed Scavenger Hunt
For the month of November, you can look around your home for these items: https://forms.gle/8uyqPnWV5GGB52zr9
created by Children’s Librarian Trainee, Miss Jen.
Once you complete your search, call the Children’s Department to claim your prize at (516) 466-8055

Monday, November 16

9:00 – 10:00 AM
Virtual Tech Help
Adults (18+)
Contact the STEM Lab to arrange a virtual one-on-one appointment with one of our STEM Lab librarians over the phone or on a video call. Email us at STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org or give us a call at (516) 466-8055 ext. 230.

11:00 – 11:30 AM
Storytime with Miss Kat
Favorite stories, songs, and fingerplays to your home in real time.
Recorded so you can enjoy at your leisure.
Meeting ID: 856 2525 5404 Password: story

4:30 – 5:30 PM
Pokemon Fusion Drawing
Teens in grades 7+
Grab your art supplies and create a pokemon hybrid.

8:30 – 9:30 PM
I Love Autumn Drawing Challenge
Teens in grades 7+
Fall back into sketching with some fun drawing prompts.

Tuesday, November 17

9:30 – 10:30 AM
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

10:00 – 11:30 AM
What is Coding: a Simple Introduction for Adults, Parents and Seniors
Learn the basics of computer coding so you can better understand how your computer works. No experience necessary.
Meeting ID: 991 8870 4432 Passcode: Code
Dial by your location
+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

2:00 – 3:30 PM
Understanding the 2020 Election presented by James Coll
Timely lecture on the 2020 Election.
Meeting ID: 851 1100 6024 Passcode: 210243

5:00 – 6:00 PM
Among Us
Teens in grades 7+
Play online or over local wifi with 4-10 players as you attempt to hold your spaceship together and return back to civilization.

5:00 – 6:00 PM
Jr. Levels Ukulele
5th and 6th graders
Learn chords, melodies, and songs.

6:00 – 7:30 PM
Board of Trustees Regular Meeting Via WebEx
Meeting number: 163 203 6990                      Password: MPqw9xNuT36 (67799968 from phones)
Join by phone +1-650-215-5226 United States Toll

7:00 – 7:45 PM
Book Club: The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict
Librarian Justin will lead a discussion. Book available through Hoopla here:
Meeting will be held via Zoom:

7:00 – 8:00 PM
Jr. Levels Paper Pirates
5th and 6th graders
Paper Pirates is a team-based social deduction game that uses mobile phones and tablets as its controllers. Take control of your very own pirate ship and issue commands to your fellow shipmates.

Wednesday, November 18

10:00 – 11:00 AM
Using Pages for Mac
Adults 18+
Learn how to use Pages, the default word processing program on all Mac computers. If you have any specific questions, we’ll try to address them during the class.
Meeting ID: 941 3860 7148 Passcode: Pages
STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org  (516) 466-8055 ext. 230

1:00 – 2:30 PM
Writer Within facilitated by Lynda Aron
Email wrtrwthn@yahoo.com for Zoom room.
Access your authentic voice and explore the power of imagination, self-expression and storytelling. New writers, professionals and everyone in between are welcome.  Sharing is encouraged but not required.

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 to crochet and knit for a cause.
Meeting ID: 939 9484 5012 Password: sticks

6:00 – 7:00 PM
Creative Writing
Teens in grades 7+
Write and share short stories and poems.

6:30 – 7:30 PM
Jr. Levels Puppetry
5th and 6th graders
Create an amazing puppet with materials you can find at home. Materials list will be sent to all registrants.

7:00 – 8:00 PM
Digital Resources for Virtual Learning, Entertainment, Crafts and More
Teens. Parents are welcome.

7:00 – 8:30 PM
Home Improvement – Your Home’s Interior
Doors are not closing without a bang, Cracks in ceilings or walls, Wooden floors in disrepair, Rotten boards on decking, Interior and exterior walls need TLC? Causes of these issues and how to make repairs. 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. Send no later than 2 days prior to scheduled class to klhinspection@gmail.com and include Great Neck Library in the subject line.
Meeting ID: 896 3317 3737 Passcode: 436425

8:00 – 9:00 PM
Battle of the Fandoms
Teens in grades 7+
From Superheroes to Harry Potter to Legend of Korra, dive into your favorite fandoms with trivia, cosplay and an epic scavenger hunt.

Thursday, November 19

2:00 – 3:30 PM
Who was Typhoid Mary presented by Leslie Goddard
Story of the woman known as Typhoid Mary and why she is remembered as the first “healthy” carrier of a deadly virus.
Meeting ID: 816 9148 5681 Passcode: 617197

5:00 – 6:00 PM
Knitting Circle
Teens in grades 7+
Knitting and crocheting skills.

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

6:30 – 7:30 PM
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

Friday, November 20

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Microsoft Office for Beginners
Quick overview of the 3 most commonly used programs in the Office Suite: Word, a document writing software, PowerPoint, a presentation software, and Excel, a spreadsheet creation software.
Meeting ID: 974 2289 0447 Passcode: Office
Dial by your location
+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Friday Film Discussion
Charade (1963) 1 hr., 53 min.  Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Streaming free with your Great Neck Library card on Hoopla, Kanopy, and with ads on Pluto, Tubi and Peacock.
Meeting ID: 623 987 3994 Passcode: films

4:00 – 5:00 PM
Coded Bracelets
Learn about the Iroquois and other Native American tribes, and how their idea of Thanksgiving is different from ours. We’ll make beaded bracelets inspired by Wampum, which were works of art created by the Iroquois that help tell their history. Supplies (beads and string) will be made available in the STEM Lab and can be picked up in advance of the program.
STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org (516) 466-8055 ext. 230

4:00 – 5:30 PM
Craft for a Cause: Story Walk
Teens in grades 7+
Draw scenes from classic fairy tales to create interactive story walks throughout Great Neck. Community service credit is available for attendees.

6:30 – 7:30 PM
Jr. Levels Pokemon Fushion Drawing
5th and 6th graders
Grab your art supplies and create your own Pokemon hybrid.

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