Happening at the Great Neck Library

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Happening at the Great Neck Library

***MASK WEARING covering mouth and nose, regardless of vaccination status, is required pursuant to Library Board policy.

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. Outdoor and indoor in-person events have now been added. Some programs are hybrid, where you have a choice of attending in-person or via Zoom. Please always check with the Library before coming to a program. Phone: (516) 466-8055.

Saturday, October 2

9:00 AM – 12:00 p.m.
Paper Shredding at the Great Neck Library Main Parking Lot
All shredding is on site while you wait. Paper only (Personal papers, old tax returns, bank statements, documents, mail, etc. NO binders or metal). LIMIT 4 boxes per car. DO NOT BRING newspapers, magazines, binders, flammable items, plastic or metal items. They will not be accepted.

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Jr. Levels Movie Night
5th and 6th grades
Enjoy an entertaining flick, snacks, popcorn and candy. This film may include an intermission with light refreshments outside.

Monday, October 4

9:00 AM – 9:00 p.m.
Learn ASL (American Sign Language)
Stop by the Children’s Reference desk to learn a few new signs in American Sign Language each week.

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Tiny Tots Storytime
Children ages 3 to 5 years
Outside of the Main building near the Children’s Department entrance (on the lower level).

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Chair Yoga and Fitness Online
Half the class we are seated in the chair and half is standing using the support of the chair.
Work balance, range of motion and strength with an emphasis of 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: 893 3351 8627 Passcode: 179753
ejohnson@greatnecklibrary.org

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Teen Yoga: Stretch, Strengthen and De-Stress Online with Beth Bierko
In this 4-week series teens will learn techniques that can reduce stress, improve focus and give you a sense of wellbeing using mindfulness, yoga and breathing techniques. Great Neck Library and Syosset Public Library Young Adult Services are partnering on these Teen Yoga classes. cgreenblatt@greatnecklibrary.org

Tuesday, October 5

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.
The Changing Face of Television with Brian Rose
This presentation will explain why the old days of simply “watching TV” are fast disappearing.
Meeting ID: 986 7348 2205 Passcode: 261704

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Bilingual Storytime
Ages 2-10 years and caregiver
Join our teacher Daniella for a fun and musical English and Spanish storytime. Celebrate Spanish Heritage month with us and enjoy special presentations.
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Fall Adult Art Party
Create a beautiful painted wine glass with instructor Masa from Creative Scene.
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

7:00 – 7:45 p.m.
West Egg Book Club: Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez
Join Librarian Justin for the discussion. Book available through Hoopla: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12893978
Meeting ID: 892 2659 2149 Password: 032019

Wednesday, October 6

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Babytime with Sandy
Stories, songs and finger plays perfect for your child from Birth to 2 years old. Outside of the Main building near the Children’s Department entrance (on the lower level). In the event of inclement weather, this program will take place via Zoom.

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Sensory Babytime
Babies birth to nine months and their caregivers enjoy songs, rhymes, books and sensory play.
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Nassau County Property Tax Exemption Workshop
By Appointment Only. To Reserve Your Spot: Please make an appointment through the Department of Assessment’s website appointment scheduler at the following link or call:
www.nassaucountyny.gov/exemptions or call: 516-571-1500. The appointments will be set at 15-minute intervals and homeowners will be instructed to wait in their cars until they are called to enter the building and respond to the screening questions. When you arrive in your car, please stay in your car and call (516) 757-4141 so we know you have arrived. LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

3:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Sticks in the Stacks Online
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
CONTACT: Lakeville Branch

4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
STEAM Storycraft
Children in Kindergarten to grade 2 enjoy a science-themed storytime and corresponding craft and activities. Caregivers welcome.
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Library Community Room

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Intro to Computer Coding (Online/Virtual)
Ages 8 to 6
A basic introduction to the world of computer coding with this four-week course. Each week, we’ll learn about a different coding language, and what kinds of projects you can create with each. For Beginners.
Registration required. STEMLab@GreatNeckLibrary.org

Thursday, October 7

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Relaxation through Meditation
Join Arlene Samsel, long time meditator, as she discusses how meditation can evoke a deeper state of relaxation and more peace within. She will also present a powerful meditation technique that can enrich one’s life on all levels. Courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.

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 – 9:00 p.m.
Meet the Candidates for the Annual Great Neck Library Election
Thursday, October 7 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Main Library’s Community Room, 159 Bayview Avenue, Great Neck 11023. Meet the candidates running for positions on the Library Board of Trustees and Nominating Committee. Masks wearing covering mouth and nose regardless of vaccination status is required. Seating may be limited. Questions for the candidates can be submitted to botelection@greatnecklibrary.org.
Biographical information for candidates appears in the September/October Library Newsletter, which can be found on the Library’s website at greatnecklibrary.org.
LOCATION: Main Library Community Room

Friday, October 8

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Friday Film Discussion Online
Reel Injun, 2009, NR, 1 hr., 25 min.
The history of the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood films.
Watch at your leisure, free with your Great Neck Library card on Hoopla, for free on YouTube.
Meeting ID: 945 7942 7808 Passcode: films
cdipietro@greatnecklibrary.org

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