Happening at the Great Neck Library


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. Some events have links you can click on in the Library’s event listings at greatnecklibrary.org. 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. Library phone: (516) 466-8055.

Long Island Cares Food Drive
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.

Sunday, May 9
All Great Neck Library locations will be closed for Mothers’ Day.

Saturday, May 8

9:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Jackbox Late Edition
Teens in grades 7+
Play fun games.

Monday, May 10

10:00 – 10:40 a.m.
Yoga Together! (2-5 years and Caregiver)
Children ages 2-5 and their grownups are invited to join certified yoga instructor Mary Clare Chiafolo in these special parent/child yoga classes.

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Tiny Tots Storytime with Miss Kat
Ages 3 to 5
Join Miss Kat live on Zoom for stories and songs.
Meeting ID: 992 6220 0767 Passcode: story

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Mermay Drawing Challenge
Teens in grades 7+
Grab your art supplies and join us Mondays in May for our mermaid-themed drawing challenge. lsweeney@greatnecklibrary.org

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
The New Rules of College Admissions presented by Michael Binder
9th, 10th, 11th grade students and parents
6 Key Steps students should take now. How to select and differentiate yourself to your ideal colleges. Test Optional, Test Flexible, Test Blind – What does this mean for you? cgreenblatt@greatnecklibrary.org

Tuesday, May 11

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Yoga Flow facilitated by Carolyn Carpentiere
Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind.
Meeting ID: 940 6593 0214 Passcode: 133212

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
An Armchair Visit to the Art Museums of Los Angeles with Prof. Val Franco
An introduction to the incredible museum scene in Los Angeles, starting with LACMA, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. We’ll also explore The Broad, a heralded contemporary art museum in downtown LA and The Hammer Museum, a hidden gem that opened in 1990, that features a combination of old master paintings and drawings and thematic contemporary exhibitions.
Meeting ID: 959 4724 2193 Passcode: 470993

7:00 – 7:45 p.m.
West Egg Book Club: Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
Join Librarian Justin for this discussion. Available through Hoopla: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/13254698
Meeting ID: 973 7504 5451 Password: 788413
8:30 – 9:30 PM
Jackbox Tuesday Edition
Teens in grades 7+
Play fun games.

Wednesday, May 12

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

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Stroke Prevention presented by Maura A Calio, MA, RN, Community Health Educator, SFH DeMatteis Center
Get the facts to prevent, treat, and beat Strokes. Learn about the signs and symptoms. Meeting ID: 959 1732 2388 Passcode: 051415

3:00 – 3:20 p.m.
Limerick Day
Check out our fun Facebook video to learn how to write a Limerick of your own! Some examples will be read as well. https://www.facebook.com/GreatNeckLibrary/

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 and help us crochet and knit for a cause.
Meeting ID: 989 9496 9220 Passcode: sticks

Thursday, May 13

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Copy and Pasting 101
Adults, Parents, Seniors
All you need to know about copying and pasting on every device out there: Windows and Apple computers, and iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.
Meeting ID: 955 3414 6924 Passcode: 050247

12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
Happiness Prescription: Principles and Practices for Inner Happiness
Living mindfully through expanding our inner resources. Led by librarian Mimi Rabizadeh. Meeting ID: 931 7876 5275 Passcode: 587935

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Building Committee Meeting via ZOOM
Meeting ID: 938 3799 6211 Passcode: 332026
Dial In: 1 929 205 6099

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Yoga Flow facilitated by Sharon Epstein
Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind.
Meeting ID: 956 9380 0407 Passcode: 998134

Friday, May 14

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
How to Create, Store, and Remember Passwords
Learn tips for creating a new and secure password for any account, as well as good ways to store your passwords.
Meeting ID: 929 8012 8312 Passcode: Password

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Friday Film Discussion Harold and Maude (1971)
PG 1 hr. 31 min., Comedy, Drama, Romance
Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral. Watch Harold and Maude at your leisure. Join the media staff and fellow patrons in a Zoom discussion of the film.
Streaming for free with your Great Neck Library card on Kanopy, and with subscription on Prime Video and Pluto with ads.
Meeting ID: 999 4222 3960 Passcode: 694775

4:00 – 4:15 p.m.
Crafternoon Fun
Join Miss Kat on Facebook to learn how to make a new craft each week. https://www.facebook.com/GreatNeckLibrary/

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Cherry Blossom Anime Festival
Teens in grades 7+
A night of fun crafts inspired by the Cherry Blossom blooming.

9:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Choices Matter Games
Teens in grades 7+
Play story games where YOU get to choose the endings. We’ll play titles like Monster Camp, Tell Me Why, Untitled Goose Game, and more. jlagasse@greatnecklibrary.org


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