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Great Neck Library Hours by Appointment

Hours for all four Great Neck Library locations are Monday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. All services are by appointment only. Curbside Pickup has the same hours. All returned items are quarantined for 4 days, then checked in without overdue charges.
For the safety of everyone, all patrons two years of age and older must wear face masks in the buildings. Please check the Library website at greatnecklibrary.org or call 466-8055 for any updates.

Library Highlights Jan. 30 to Feb. 5

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. 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 the event.

Saturday, January 30

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Levels Drag, Project Runway & Makeup Spectacular!
Teens in grades 7+
Show off your skills– whether it be fashion, makeup, and/or performance. Fabric and sanitized makeup will be available for pickup at Levels. Meeting info will be released on the date of the event for registered users, be sure to check your email before joining.
jlagasse@greatnecklibrary.org

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Cocoa & DIY Coasters
Teens in grades 7+
Pick up your very own DIY Coaster kit and Hot Cocoa for this cozy winter workshop.
lsweeney@greatnecklibrary.org

Monday, February 1

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Tiny Tots Storytime
Miss Kat is excited to bring her favorite stories, songs, and fingerplays to your home in real time.
Meeting ID: 933 6077 9466 Passcode: story

4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
Family Trivia
Join librarians Justin and Kat on the first Monday of the month to test your knowledge on assorted topics. Trivia will take place in Zoom using Kahoot.
Meeting ID: 987 2746 8900 Passcode: 291275

Tuesday, February 2

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Yoga Flow facilitated by Carolyn Carpentiere
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 – 11:00 a.m.
Increase Your Computer Storage
Adults
Sooner or later, our computers all give us the dreaded message: You are getting low on space. We’ll talk about what this means, as well as how to keep track of how much storage space you have left, and ways you can increase your storage.
Meeting ID: 938 4707 7307 Passcode: Storage
STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Misty Copeland & Roberto Bolle: A Dual Biography presented by Marilyn Carminio
Misty and Roberto have shared the stage at Milan’s La Scala. This presentation will include video of their individual performances and their work together at La Scala.
Meeting ID: 893 9416 6264 Passcode: 256379
Wednesday, February 3

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Collaborative Creative Writing with Google Docs
Adults
Learn how to use Google Docs and its share feature to its fullest extent in a fun and creative way. Collaborate with each other to create fun writing samples that we can all read, edit, and revise together, all from the comfort of our own homes. No experience needed. Google Account Required. Registration preferred.
Meeting ID: 990 1974 7089 Passcode: Write1
STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.
Graphic Chat: Lumberjanes Vol. 1, by Noelle Stevenson, Shannon Watters and Grace Ellis
Join Librarian Justin for a discussion of this graphic novel. Available through Hoopla: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12226909

3:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Sticks in the Stacks
Join Mina and Jamie for social stitching time on Wednesdays. Learn the basics of knitting and crocheting, brush up on what you already know and help us crochet and knit for a cause.
Meeting ID: 989 9496 9220 Passcode: sticks

4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
STEAM Storycraft with Judy S.
Special science storytime for children in PreK through 2nd grade. Miss Judy will read a different science-themed book each week and then lead participants through a related STEAM craft, activity, or experiment.
childrens@greatnecklibrary.org

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Stand Up, Speak Out: Finding Your Inner Activist Workshop for Teens
Led by Helen Turner, Director of Education, Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County
Teens in grades 8 to 12
Stand Up, Speak Out is a workshop that empowers teens with the tools to become Upstanders in our community. Teens are introduced to the concept of civic engagement and are taught how to identify different roles they can take when faced with injustice. After developing these tools, learn about a diverse group of youth activists and brainstorm about how you can take action in your day to day lives. Earn community service credit.
cgreenblatt@greatnecklibrary.org

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Home Improvement – Your Home’s Plumbing System with Brian Schnee
Discussion of your home’s water supply and sanitary waste systems and all its components. Preventive measures to help maintain your plumbing system will be discussed. If you send Brian pictures and a brief description of your home repairs/concerns, he will address them at the end of the class. Send no later than 2 days prior to scheduled class to klhinspection@gmail.com and include Great Neck Library in the subject line. Brian is a Licensed Home Inspector with 30 years of construction experience.
Meeting ID: 896 3317 3737 Passcode: 436425

Thursday, February 4

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Personalize Your Windows Computer
Adults
Learn how you can make your Windows computer more special to you by changing things like the desktop background, screensaver, cursor size, color and speed, taskbar location and more. It is easy, simple and fun. Basic Computer skills recommended. Registration preferred.
Meeting ID: 919 7410 1150 Passcode: MyPC
STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
4’s and 5’s: Stories Come Alive! with Judy A
Sing songs, look and listen to some of Judy A.’s very favorite picture books, selected especially for ages four and five. Register for link and Magic Wand.

4:00- 5:00 p.m.                                                                                                  Animate a Scene using Microsoft Powerpoint
Ages 8 and older
Learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint in a fun and exciting way. You will need the PowerPoint (part of Microsoft Office) installed on a device. Basic computer skills recommended. Registration required.
STEMLab@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

Friday, February 5

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Creating a YouTube Channel 101
Seniors, Adults, and Parents
Learn the basics of creating a YouTube Channel and how to post a video to YouTube. Learn about video settings, privacy, how to gain followers, properly tagging your videos, and more. No experience required. Registration preferred. Meeting ID: 976 4535 4432 Passcode: Youtube21
STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
2’s and 3’s: Read with Me! with Judy A
Look, listen, and join in as Judy A. reads her favorite picture books and performs some of her favorite songs, rhymes, and fingerplays, selected especially for ages two and three.
childrens@greatnecklibrary.org

12:00 p.m.
Friday Film Discussion
In Celebration of Black History Month
I Am Not Your Negro (2016) PG-13, 1 hr. 33 min. Documentary. Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House. Watch I Am Not Your Negro at your leisure. Join the media staff and fellow patrons in a Zoom discussion of the film. Streaming free with your Great Neck Library card on Kanopy, Hoopla; on Prime Video, Hulu, Netflix with subscription, and with ads on Tubi.
Meeting ID: 623 987 3994 Passcode: films
cdipietro@greatnecklibrary.org

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Socrates Salon with Conversation Host Ron Gross
To join this online conversation, email Ron Gross at grossassoc@aol.com
Share your life experiences, knowledge, and wisdom about topics that matter.

4:00 – 4:15 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.

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Make Your Own Video Game: Intro to Bloxels
Bloxels is a program that lets you create your own platformer games with just a board, some blocks, and an easy-to-use app. Create a character, environment, challenges, story, and more. Get a free student Bloxels account by participating.
STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

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