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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.

L.I. 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.

Saturday, May 15

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Bilingual Stories
Join us for songs, stories, and activities in both English and Spanish.

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

Monday, May 17

10:00 – 10:40 a.m.
Yoga Together!
2-5 years and Caregiver
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
Meeting ID: 992 6220 0767 Passcode: story

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
School-Aged Storycraft
Grades K-2nd
Join Miss Jen and Miss Melissa as we look closely at some of our favorite books and make crafts inspired by them. Sessions will be pre-recorded and emailed to registrants.

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.
How to Craft a College List
High school students and their parents will learn how to use a variety of free online resources to come up with a college list. Presented by Dr. P. (Dominique Padurano, Ph.D.), Founder and President of Crimson Coaching. cgreenblatt@greatnecklibrary.org

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Wild Long Island with Chris Paparo
Learn about the fascinating wildlife that can be found on the land, in the air, and in the waters of Long Island.
Webinar ID: 868 2947 9242 Passcode: 293424

Tuesday, May 18

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.
Album Cover Art with Tony Traguardo
A unique, genre-hopping journey through the best, the worst and the most influential images that have been used on long-playing album covers since the medium came into being in the 1950s.
Meeting ID: 964 6557 3604 Passcode: 860054

4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
Yoga for Kids
Children ages 5 and up are invited to join certified yoga instructor Mary Clare Chiafolo to unwind, breathe, and move. childrens@greatnecklibrary.org

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Stories Under the Stars
Get cozy, grab a stuffed friend, and join Miss Judy S. for this special pajama storytime. childrens@greatnecklibrary.org

8:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Jackbox Tuesday Edition
Teens in grades 7+
Play fun games.
mmeehan@greatnecklibrary.org

Wednesday, May 19

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Writer Within facilitated by Lynda Aron
Join us online. 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 encouraged, not required.

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

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Audit Committee Meeting via ZOOM
Meeting ID: 954 1894 2877 Passcode: 309730
Dial In – 1 929 205 6099

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Policy and Bylaws Committee Meeting via ZOOM
Meeting ID: 933 2702 2009 Passcode: 931867
Dial In – 1 929 205 6099

Thursday, May 20

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Take a Virtual Guided Vacation to London
A special guided tour of the city of London from two of our librarians who have been to London, and learn how you can explore on your own using Google Maps, Earth, and YouTube.
Meeting ID: 999 1501 0557 Passcode: 325865
STEMLab@greatnecklibrary.org

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Secrets of New York Subways
Works of art in hundreds of stations designed by Roy Lichtenstein, Heins and LaFarge, Squire Vickers, Herbert Dole and Jay Van Evern. Enjoy works by the Guastavine Brothers in the City Hall state, Grand Central Terminal and the Municipal Building. There are great color and vintage sepia images dating from the 1880s through the present. Meeting ID: 935 7398 0097 Passcode: 491014

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

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Dungeons & Dragons
Teens in grades 7+
You find yourself in the stacks of a renowned library. A mysterious book catches your eye, and as you pull it from the shelf your senses are suddenly obscured by fog. In fact, you have no idea where you are. Want to hear more? Interested parties may heed the call to adventure by sending an electronic correspondence to jlagasse@greatnecklibrary.org.

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Lakeville Literary Club
Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
One summer morning, a flight takes off from New York to Los Angeles: there are 192 people aboard. When the plane suddenly crashes, twelve-year-old Edward Adler is the sole survivor.
Meeting ID: 922 9873 4385 Passcode: books
Checkout the e-book on
Overdrive: https://nassau.overdrive.com/nassau-greatneck/content/media/4848164

Friday, May 21

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Bilingual Stories on Zoom
Join us for songs, stories, and activities in both English and Spanish.
childrens@greatnecklibrary.org

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Google Programs 101
Adults, Parents, Seniors
Learn the basics of Google’s suite of programs: how to sign up for an account, what that account gives you access to, and how to use programs like Google Calendar, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and more.
Meeting ID: 959 6719 1904 Passcode: Google
STEMLab@GreatNeckLibrary.org

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Friday Film Discussion
Hairspray (1988) PG 1 hr. 32 min., Comedy, Drama, Family
Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine
Hairspray (2007) PG 1 hr. 57 min. Comedy, Drama, Musical
John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky
A ‘pleasantly plump’ teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Watch one or both versions of Hairspray at your leisure. Join the discussion of the film. Watch both streaming free with your Great Neck Library card on Hoopla and the 1988 version with ads on The Roku Channel.
Meeting ID: 998 3941 3901 Passcode: films
cdipietro@greatnecklibrary.org

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