Happening at the Great Neck Library

The Main Library’s STEM Lab celebrates Star Wars. (Photo courtesy of the Great Neck Library)

Library Closings

All Great Neck Library locations will open at 9:00 a.m. and close at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 24, the day of Christmas Eve; and all locations will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 25 for Christmas Day.

All Great Neck Library locations will be open at 9:00 a.m. and close at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 31, the day of New Year’s Eve; and all locations will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day.

Memories Captured Judy Friedman Art Exhibit in the Main Gallery

Judy Friedman’s Memories Captured Art Exhibit is on view until Jan. 28 in the Main Library’s Lower Lobby Gallery, 159 Bayview Ave.

Through her work, Judy Friedman recreates places that she has visited and objects that she treasures. She uses the contrast of lights and darks to guide her in her renderings.

Star Wars Celebration at Main Library STEM Lab

Celebrate your love of Star Wars with a day filled with fun events, green screen activities, droids, lightsabers, and more on Saturday, Dec. 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Main Library’s STEM Lab, 159 Bayview Avenue. Costumes highly encouraged. This program is Spoiler-Free (no talking about Episode IX.)  Contact: STEM Lab   (516) 466-8055 ext. 230,  [email protected].

ACT Prep Course at Main

An ACT Prep Course will be given on Wednesdays, Jan. 8, 15, 22, and 29, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Main Library’s Large Multipurpose Room, 159 Bayview Ave.

This 4-week course, designed to help build confidence and improve scores, given by Curvebreakers, provides students with essential information they need to prepare for the exam. Students will have the opportunity to review sections of the ACT exam including science, commonly tested concepts, learn frequently missed questions and time-saving strategies.

A $25 registration fee (includes course materials) will be collected at the first classCash or check made out to “Great Neck Library.”  Advanced registration for teens in grades 10 and up. Call 466-8055, ext. 214, 218 or 219 or register online.

Give Back to Your Community

The Great Neck Library is seeking prospective candidates for the Board of Trustees and Nominating Committee. This year’s Library Election will be held on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020.  There will be four seats expiring in January 2021 – two on the Board of Trustees: Rebecca Miller and Josie Pizer; and two on the Nominating Committee: Cheng Carey Ye and Siu Long (Alex) Au.

Any nominee for a position on the Board of Trustees or the Nominating Committee must be a member of the Great Neck Library Association by 5:00 p.m. on the Record Date of Oct. 5, 2020. All persons eighteen years of age or older, who are residents of the Great Neck School District and are either valid library cardholders or registered voters with the Nassau County Board of Elections will be members of the Association.

Interested members should send a letter and résumé by Friday, May 15 to The Chair of the Nominating Committee, c/o The Director’s Office, Great Neck Library, 159 Bayview Ave., Great Neck, NY 11023.

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. This is a great way for Library District residents who are connected online to be advised of weather-related changes in Library hours or programs.

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