Happening at the Great Neck Library

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

Saturday, July 24

10:00 AM – 5:30 p.m.
Make an Olympic Medal
All ages
Make your own medal with our laser engraver. No experience necessary. We’ll supply everything. We can expect to complete 2-3 projects within one half hour session. To make an in-person appointment (1-2 people max), call 516-466-8055, ext. 230, or email STEMLab@GreatNeckLibrary.org.

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Tween Book Club
When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller
Children in grades 6 to 8 are invited to join Miss Kat to discuss a new title each month. Copies of the book will be provided for you to keep. childrens@greatnecklibrary.org
Program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children’s Dept. entrance (lower level).

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Book Club: Trouble Girls by Julia Lynn Rubin
Teens in grades 7+
We’ll meet to discuss the book.
jlagasse@greatnecklibrary.org

9:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Fairy Crafts
Teens in grades 7+
We’ll craft beautiful fairy wings, flower headbands, wands, and more.
jlagasse@greatnecklibrary.org

Monday, July 26

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Monday Movie Discussion
What We Do in the Shadows (2014) R, 1 hr. 26 min., Comedy, Horror
Viago, Deacon and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane – like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs and overcoming flatmate conflicts.
Streaming free with your Great Neck Library card on Kanopy and Hoopla.
Meeting ID: 922 4715 2633 Passcode: films
cdipietro@greatnecklibrary.org

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Zine Making
Teens in grades 7+
Create your own zines. We’ll showcase what you made during a Zine Fair on Saturday, July 31 at Levels.
lsweeney@greatnecklibrary.org

Tuesday, July 27

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.
FDR: An American Icon and Champion of the Common Man
Join historian Martin H. Levinson in exploring the programs and legacy of FDR.
Meeting ID: 984 3440 9108 Passcode: 476702

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Good Enough: Why Perfectionism is Problematic
Though often glorified in our society, this workshop will paint perfectionism in a whole new light. What can be done to address it. Meeting ID: 986 9150 9696 Passcode: 330878
ejohnson@greatnecklibrary.org

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

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Board of Trustees Special Meeting
LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

7:00 – 8:30 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.

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Jackbox Tuesday Edition
Teens in grade 7+
We’ll play our favorite party games on our personal devices over zoom.
mmeehan@greatnecklibrary.org

Wednesday, July 28

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

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

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).
jhandelman@greatnecklibrary.org

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

Thursday, July 29

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Parkville Pageturners
The Elite by Kiera Cass
Meeting ID: 988 0788 3410 Passcode: 178966
ejohnson@greatnecklibrary.org
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Ukulele with Emely
Teens grade 7+
Join teen volunteer Emely for ukulele classes. We’ll practice chords, play fun songs together, and more.
jlagasse@greatnecklibrary.org

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.
jlagasse@greatnecklibrary.org

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

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

Friday, July 30

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

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