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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. 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.

LI CARES FOOD DRIVE (ONGOING)
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.

Great Neck Library Highlights March 13 to 19

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, March 13

10:00 a.m.
Digital Scavenger Hunt: Gratitude Theme
Ages 5 and up
“Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
For the month of March, look inside and outside of your home for the items on this Gratitude Scavenger Hunt created by Miss Jen. https://forms.gle/6Xgb6Gwm88bEhkjp6
When prizes** are available, the Children’s Department will email you at the address you provided. **Limit one prize per child. Prizes will be distributed at the end of the month via curbside pickup.

Monday, March 15

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Android Phones 101
Seniors, Adults, Parents
Learn the basics of your Android phone in this introductory class. How to navigate your phone, change settings, access the internet, and more.
Meeting ID: 997 3665 3944 Passcode: 431592
STEMLab@GreatNeckLibrary.org

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Learning Google Drive
Adults, Parents, Seniors
Learn the basics of Google Drive, a free online storage system for your documents, photos, and other files. No prior knowledge is required, but you will need a Google account. If you have any questions about setting up a Google account, call us at 516-466-8055 ext. 230. Meeting ID: 930 8196 8137 Passcode: Drive
STEMLab@GreatNeckLibrary.org

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Legally Speaking: Inside Legal Tips for First Time Buyers or Sellers of NY Homes (Or Any Other Buyer or Seller of Real Estate in New York) presented by
W. Zehava Schechter, Esq.
Important things you need to know about Buying and Selling will be discussed, including: The Differences between Houses, Condos and Co-ops; the transaction from start to finish; Title Insurance; Mortgage and cash deals; Title reports; Surveys. Meeting ID: 834 1692 1512 Passcode: 4Yy60A

Tuesday, March 16

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.
Mac Help Center
Adults, Parents, Seniors
Discuss all things Mac. Feel free to ask specific questions, or we can find a topic to learn more about. iPad and iPhone questions are also welcome.
Meeting ID: 931 8352 4577 Passcode: MacHelp
STEMLab@GreatNeckLibrary.org

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Hear Us Roar: The Struggle for Women’s Suffrage with historian Martin H. Levinson
Last summer marked the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women’s constitutional right to vote. Program will address this milestone of democracy and the women and men who made it possible.
Meeting ID: 814 3099 9930 Passcode: 946408

Wednesday, March 17

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Vacation: Ireland
Adults
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by taking a virtual guide tour of various locations in Ireland. Learn to walk down the streets of Dublin with Google Earth, view 360 videos of Blarney Castle, and much more. This is a great escape to the land of Green. Meeting ID: 974 9147 4719 Passcode: 729732
STEMLab@GreatNeckLibrary.org

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
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.

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Covid Update with Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt
Nassau Library Health Share event on up-to-date Covid-19 information with Aaron E. Glatt, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA, Chair, Department of Medicine,
Chief, Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiologist from Mount Sinai South Nassau. Registration required at http://tiny.cc/DrAaronGlatt

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Library Policy & By Laws Committee Meeting via ZOOM
Meeting ID: 868 5222 8107 Passcode: 054861

Thursday, March 18

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Author Event with Debra Diamond
Debra Diamond, Ph.D. is a natural psychic/medium and medical intuitive who was gifted with her abilities as a child, and is the author of Life After Near Death: Miraculous Stories of Healing and Transformation in the Extraordinary Lives of People with Newfound Powers, and Diary of a Death Doula: 25 Lessons the Dying Teach Us About the Afterlife. Debra is a former top ranked Wall Street money manager, regular CNBC commentator and former professor at Johns Hopkins University who left a prominent career to pursue a life of service and spirituality, and has written for the New York Open Center, The University of Heaven, Medium, Goodreads and The Near-Death Experience Research Foundation.
Meeting ID: 846 7152 6901 Passcode: 452904

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

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Netflix Club
Teens in grades 7+
Watch shows on Netflix and chat about it afterwards. You pick the shows. No Netflix? We can help.
jrobinson@greatnecklibrary.org

Friday, March 19

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Friday Film Discussion
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 1966, NR, 2 hr. 11min., Drama
A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use their young houseguests to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other over the course of a distressing night.
Watch at your leisure. Join in a Zoom discussion of the film. Streaming free with your Great Neck Library card on Hoopla. Meeting ID: 623 987 3994 Passcode: films
cdipietro@greatnecklibrary.org

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