What’s happening in the Great Neck Library – Aug. 17 edition

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What’s happening in the Great Neck Library – Aug. 17 edition
Ceil Sorrentino, RN of Northwell Health will speak about Strokes and Stroke Prevention at the Station Branch Library.

Strokes and Stroke Prevention at Station

Learn about strokes and stroke prevention on Monday, Aug. 20 at 3:30 p.m. at the Station Branch, 26 Great Neck Road above Best Market, Gardens at Great Neck Plaza. Ceil Sorrentino, a registered nurse of Northwell Health will cover: Facts about, the definition and symptoms of Stroke; What is F.A.S.T?; What is TIA?; Myths and facts about Stroke; Stroke Prevention; Treatments for Strokes; Types of Stroke Rehabilitation; Lifestyle changes after Stroke; Recovery Services. Ceil Sorrentino is in her 43rd year of nursing with the last 17 years as a stroke coordinator.

Great Decisions Encore with Librarian Christy Orquera at Main

Join the discussion about China and America: The New Geopolitical Equation on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 1 p.m. and the discussion of Media and Foreign Policy at 7 p.m. in the Large Multipurpose Room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue.

Property Tax Exemptions Workshop at Main

The Nassau County Department of Assessment will have staff to provide individual assistance to homeowners who would like to file for property tax exemptions on-site on Tuesday, Aug. 21 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue.

These exemptions include Veterans, Senior Citizen, Cold War Veterans, Volunteer Firefighters and Ambulance Workers, Limited Income Disability, or Home Improvement exemptions. Homeowners who will be filing for a property tax exemption are encouraged to make copies of their 2017 Federal and State Income Tax Forms, Driver’s License, and any other documentation that is required prior to the workshop.

For further information regarding property tax exemptions that are offered by Nassau County, please contact the Department of Assessment at (516) 571-1500. Registration suggested by calling 466-8055, ext. 208/254, or register online at greatnecklibrary.org.

Special Board of Trustees Meeting at Parkville

The Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Parkville Branch, 10 Campbell Street, New Hyde Park, which is just off Lakeville Road. All are welcome. Confirm with the Library at (516) 466-8055 that there has been no change in meeting date, time or location.

Wednesday Matinee Film at Main

The next Wednesday Matinee, about a young African-American who visits his white girlfriend’s parents for the weekend and his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him, will be shown on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 2 p.m. at the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue.

Summer Community Service for Teens
Volunteer this summer and make a difference for local community organizations. Earn community service by participating in craft and writing projects for a variety of interests and abilities. Your service will impact youth, families, veterans, pets, and more. Upcoming volunteer dates are Wednesdays Aug. 22 and 29. Come to one or both dates at the Main Library, Study Room, 159 Bayview Avenue. No registration needed. By participating, you will be able to complete an activity for the Teen Summer Reading Program. Contact Courtney Greenblatt, (516) 466-8055 ext. 302.

Encore Film at Station

The next encore film, about a young African-American who visits his white girlfriend’s parents for the weekend and his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him, will be shown on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 2 p.m. at the Station Branch, 26 Great Neck Road on the level just above Best Market.

The Writer Within facilitated by Lynda Aron at Main

Access your authentic voice and explore the power of imagination, self-expression and storytelling. New writers, professionals and everyone in between are welcome when Lynda Aron facilitates this writing workshop on Friday, Aug. 24 at 1 p.m. in the Large Multipurpose Room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue. Sharing is encouraged but not required. Published author Lynda Aron has taught writing workshops and book discussion groups for the past thirty years.

Great Neck Library Closing/Cancellation Information Online

Library patrons connected to the Internet are asked to check the website: www.cancellations.com for Library weather related closings/program cancellations.
In order to access this service, Library District residents can log on to cancellations.com, type in their zip code or Great Neck Library and obtain information on program cancellations or Library closings. In addition, at no charge, residents can request automatic e-mails from cancellations.com when the Library has posted any information. Library District residents who are connected online can be advised of weather related changes in Library hours or programs.

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