Happening at the Great Neck Library

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Happening at the Great Neck Library

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 Febraury 6 to 12

Saturday, February 6

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

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Coding for Black History Month
All Ages
To celebrate Black History Month, learn the basics of web design and HTML to create your own website commemorating an influential Black trailblazer in a STEM field. No previous HTML or web design experience necessary.
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Tuesday, February 9

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

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Mac Help Center
Adults
February 9 and 23
We will discuss any and all Mac-related questions. Each session focuses on a different topic.
Meeting ID: 931 8352 4577 Passcode: MacHelp
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12:00 p.m.
Stories on Demand
Register to have videos of stories sent to your inbox. A new video will be released every Tuesday. [email protected]

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Postwar American Presidents presented by Martin H. Levinson
There have been twelve American presidents since WWII—six Democrats and six Republicans. Discussion of what can be learned from their tenure in office.
Meeting ID: 816 6985 2117 Passcode: 802256

7:00 – 7:45 p.m.
West Egg Book Club: Another Brooklyn
Join Librarian Justin for a discussion of the novel Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson. Book is available through Hoopla: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12458379

Wednesday, February 10

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Babytime with Sandy
Join Miss Sandy for stories, songs and fingerplays perfect for your child from Birth to 2 years old.

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
Community Meditation – 30 Minute Midday Reset
Midday 30-minute meditation to help relax and reset your mind and body. Take a moment to be still and be guided into a state of calmness, clarity and relaxation. This age-old practice has been proven to help relieve stress and stress-related illnesses and to enhance overall health and well-being.
Meeting ID: 894 6986 5666 Passcode: 323266

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.
Join Judy S. for this science storytime for children in PreK through 2nd grade. Judy will read a different science-themed book each week and lead participants through a related STEAM craft, activity, or experiment.
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Thursday, February 11

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
On Health and Wellness: Micro-Resilience led by librarian Mimi Rabizadeh Improving overall Wellbeing through cultivating courage, perseverance, and passionate persistence. Meeting ID: 810 7622 5703 Passcode: 781428

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

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Introduction to Scratch Coding
All ages, recommended 8 and older
Scratch is a simple introductory computer coding language, which teaches everyone the fundamentals of computer coding. Learn the basics of how this language works all while creating a simple computer code program. A great introduction for those who want to take the more advanced class on 2/12. No experience needed. Register online or by phone in order to receive the Zoom Meeting ID and Password and an email reminder. Or you can email [email protected] (516) 466-8055 ext. 230.

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 12

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Scratch Code the Phases of the Moon
All ages, recommended 8 and older
Using Scratch coding we will learn about and create the full cycle of the moon phases in celebration of Lunar New Year. Prior Scratch Coding experience recommended. Registration required. Register online or by phone in order to receive the Zoom Meeting ID and Password and an email reminder. Or you can email [email protected] (516) 466-8055 ext. 230.

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 picture books and performs songs, rhymes, and fingerplays for ages two and three. [email protected]

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lunar New Year
Join us for a storytime to ring in the Year of the Ox.
Meeting ID: 987 2359 9349 Passcode: 272734

12:00 p.m.
Friday Film Discussion
In Celebration of Valentine’s Day
Sliding Doors (1998) PG-13, 1 hr., 39 min. Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A London woman’s love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train. We see it both ways, in parallel.
Watch Sliding Doors 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 Hoopla, and with ads on Tubi, Pluto, and IMDbTV.
Meeting ID: 623 987 3994 Passcode: films
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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. Follow this link to find our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/GreatNeckLibrary/

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