Happening at the Great Neck Library

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. Some outdoor in-person events have now been added. Please always check with the Library before coming to a program.
Phone: (516) 466-8055.

Saturday, July 17

8:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Jeopardy Live!
Play America’s favorite game show and remember to answer in the form of a question.

Monday, July 19

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Learn Graphic Design with Paint.Net
Adults, Parents and Seniors
A great way to further understand one of the graphic design software we use in the STEM Lab for laser engraving, photo editing, artwork design, and more. This software works on any Windows computer. Before the class, please download the program from the following link: https://www.getpaint.net/download.html
Meeting ID: 997 6401 6781 Passcode: Paint
[email protected]

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Monday Movie Discussion
Chinatown (1974) R, 2 hrs. 10 min., Drama, Mystery, Thriller. A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder. Streaming free with your Great Neck Library card on Kanopy, with subscription on Netflix and free with ads on Pluto and Popcornflix.
Meeting ID: 922 4715 2633 Passcode: films
[email protected]

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Chair Yoga and Fitness
This online class is a mix of yoga and fitness. Half the class you will be seated in a chair and half is standing using the support of the chair. We will work balance, range of motion and strength with an emphasis on finding proper alignment to keep out of pain and injury. We start each class with breath work and end in a short, relaxing meditation. Meeting ID: 992 9175 5856 Passcode: 853401
[email protected]

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Full STEAM Ahead
Grades 2 to 4
Join Miss Kat for a new science project each week. We’ll explore various topics through process-based experimentation.

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Changing Trends in College Admissions with Debbie Gershow Lindell
[email protected]

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Birding with the Fish Guy with Chris Paparo
Take a look at the sea’s feathered friends in this multi-media presentation. Find out which Long Island birds can be observed close to the shore. Learn details about wading birds, waterfowl, and raptors, as well as where one can go to observe each of them.
Meeting ID: 839 7857 4310 Passcode: 352946

Tuesday, July 20

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

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Mikhail Baryshnikov with Marilyn Carminio
This biography takes us from Mikhail’s boyhood in Soviet occupied Latvia to his life in the west and will chart his course to the present day. View “The Sinatra Suite” with music by Frank Sinatra and choreography by Twyla Tharp. Meeting ID: 921 4007 2627 Passcode: 460109

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Coping Skill Development to Better Handle Life’s Challenges
By understanding and strengthening effective coping skills, we can better handle life’s challenges and replace some of the “bad habits” that have previously helped us through hard times. This workshop will provide real-time exercises and actionable tips to improve healthy coping.
Meeting ID: 986 9150 9696 Passcode: 330878
[email protected]

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Code the 1969 Moon Landing
Ages 8 to 16
Using Scratch, we will code a reenactment simulation of the 1969 Moon Landing. As an added bonus, we will attempt to finish our code by 4:17 PM, so our digital moon landing can take place at the exact time Eagle did, 52 years ago to the day. Prior Scratch experience is recommended. [email protected]

5:00 – 5:45 p.m.
The Circus Guy LIVE Show
A family-friendly LIVE show, featuring a blend of magic, juggling, unicycling, balancing stunts, and humor.

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Sidewalk Games
Teens in grades 7+
Boxball, Hopscotch, Skelley and More. Check out the old-time games that Super Mario played as a kid!

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Jackbox Tuesday Edition
Teens in grades 7+
We’ll play our favorite party games on our personal devices over Zoom.

Wednesday, July 21

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

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Summer Storytime for 3-5’s and Caregivers
Join Librarian Judy S. for stories, songs and movement with animal and summer themes.
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
Community Meditation – 30-Minute Midday Reset with Carolyn Carpentiere
Join us for this 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.
Meeting ID: 957 3655 8879 Passcode: 265350

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Preschool Art Lab
Ages 2 to 5
Dress for a mess as we explore various process-based art techniques.

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

4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
STEAM Storycrafts
Children ages kindergarten through grade 2 and Caregivers
Join librarian Judy S. for outdoor, science-themed storytimes and corresponding crafts or experiments.
Advance registration required.

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Jazz and Sketch Night
Teens in grades 7+
Listen to jazz, pick a “jazzy” piece of your own, and sketch ideas/scenes to it (using colored pencils.)

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Next Stage Production Workshop
Teens in grades 7+
We’ll be workshopping Ben Zar’s play.

7:00 PM – 8:00 p.m.
Teens in grades 7+
Beaded Earrings with Gabby
We’ll welcome back former Levels staff member Gabby and make some gorgeous beaded earrings together.

Thursday, July 22

11:00 AM – 12:30 p.m.
Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip Hop Generation with Professor Thomas Germano
Virtual visual lecture inspired by the exhibition Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip Hop Generation at the Boston, MFA. Basquiat’s painting, sculpture, drawing and multi-media is seen in the context of the origins of hip hop alongside works by his contemporaries and collaborators.
Meeting ID: 914 3608 3111 Passcode: 605379

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Lanyard Making
Children grades 3+
Learn how to turn plastic lace into a cute keychain or zipper accessory.

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Ukulele with Emely
Teens in grades 7+
We’ll practice chords and play fun songs together.

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Jr. Levels Magic Show
5th and 6th graders only
Join magician Abby Segal for a virtual magic lesson.

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Watercolor Painting
Teens in grades 7+
Sketch and paint views of nature. We’ll meet in Levels and travel around the library grounds to paint what we see.

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.
Lakeville Literary Club
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
Meeting ID: 922 9873 4385 Passcode: books

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Jewelry Making
Teens in grades 7+
Make your own expressive jewelry in this workshop.

Friday, July 23

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Tails and Tales Toddler Time
18 to 36 months and Caregivers
Join Librarian Judy S. for fun and musical outdoor storytimes featuring our summertime themes of animals and tall tales.

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Next Stage Production Workshop
Teens in grades 7+
We’ll be workshopping Ben Zar’s play.

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Among Us Workshop with Guest Susan Kelly
Teens in grades 7+
Customize and paint your own Among Us Crewmate with guest artist Susan Kelly. Each wooden standee comes with velcro to change your character’s hat.

8:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Improv Live!
Teens in grades 7+
Play fun and crazy theatre games.

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