Happening at the Great Neck Library

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. The Main Library and Parkville Branch ONLY will be open Sundays from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. effective February 14. 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.

The Main Library, Parkville and Station Branches are currently accepting donations for LI Cares, The Harry Chapin Food Bank. The collection boxes are accessible at the front entrances of each location during regular Library hours. Please donate products that are in boxes, cans, or plastic bottles, and do not require refrigeration. Please, no glass jars. For more information, visit www.licares.org.

Library Highlights February 20 to 26

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, February 20

10:00 – 11:30 p.m.
Cricut Gifts for Your Pet
All Ages
In honor of National Pet Day, learn how to use Cricut Design Space to make a few unique projects in honor of your furry friends. Projects will include custom decals for food bowls and a window cling in the shape of your pet.
Meeting ID: 964 9617 2688 Passcode: Pets

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Pet Meetup
Teens, grades 7+
Celebrate National Pet Day with Levels. Show off your adorable pets and meet your friends’ furry family members.

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Improv Live
Teens, grades 7+

Monday, February 22

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 – 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.

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
February Drawing Challenge
Teens, grades 7+
Grab your art supplies and draw along to a series of creative prompts.

Tuesday, February 23

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Mac Help Center
Join us on Tuesdays, twice a month, to discuss any and all Mac-related questions. Each session will focus on a different topic, but we’ll talk about any questions or problems you might have.
Meeting ID: 931 8352 4577 Passcode: MacHelp

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Frank Lloyd Wright, presented by Emily Kies Folpe
Focus on Frank Lloyd Wright’s early residential work, the so-called Prairie Houses around Chicago; Fallingwater in Western Pennsylvania; the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo (demolished 1968); Taliesin West, Wright’s home and school in Arizona; and the Guggenheim Museum in New York.
Meeting ID: 836 7150 6310 Passcode: 546651

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Board of Trustees Regular Meeting Via Zoom
Meeting ID: 840 1847 2708 Passcode: 103433
Dial In -1 (646) 558-8656

Wednesday, February 24

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Python Computer Coding for Adults, Seniors, and Parents
In this introductory class, we will go over the basics of the computer coding language Python and create a few simple coding programs. No prior coding experience necessary.
Meeting ID: 914 9264 7709 Passcode: Code!

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Introduction to Ayurveda led by Sharon Epstein
Ayurveda, which translates as the science of life, is an ancient Indian system of self-healing. Learn the basic concepts of Ayurveda and how you can easily begin to apply them to your life.
Meeting ID: 876 9411 7206 Passcode: 819734

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Creative Writing
Teens, grades 7+
Write and share short stories and poems.

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
How COVID-19 is Changing College Admissions
Teens and parents will learn about how admissions officers are handling the current situation, how teens can position themselves to develop a compelling narrative to increase their chances for admission, the importance of community service and how it can help a teen to stand out from other applicants. Presented by Ron Feuchs and Jackie Tepper, partners at Stand Out For College LLC.

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Virtual Project Runway
Teens, grades 7+
Show off your fashion design skills and draw up virtual looks.

Thursday, February 25

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Parkville Pageturners: “Olive Again” by Elizabeth Strout
A sequel to “Olive Kitteridge” finds Olive struggling to understand herself while bonding with a teen suffering from loss, a woman who gives birth unexpectedly, a nurse harboring a longtime crush and a lawyer who resists an unwanted inheritance.
Meeting ID: 977 7679 0260 Passcode: 446924

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Yoga Flow facilitated by Sharon Epstein
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 Passcode: 462824

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Black History Trivia
Teens, grades 7+
How much do you know about contemporary black history? Test your knowledge.

Friday, February 26

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Friday Film Discussion
“Gaslight” (1944) 1 hr. 54 min. Crime, Drama, Mystery
Watch Gaslight 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 IndieFlix, Direct TV, WatchTMC with subscription, and with ads on The Roku Channel.
Meeting ID: 623 987 3994 Passcode: films

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Jr. Levels Board Games
5th and 6th grades only
Do you like board games like Codenames, Sushi Go or Yahtzee? We’ll meet virtually to play together.

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