Happening at the Great Neck Library

Performance Poets Association Readings will be held at the Station Branch Library. (Photo courtesy of the Great Neck Library)

Library Closings

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.

Socrates Salon with Conversation Host Ron Gross at Main 

Join Socrates Salon when the conversation will be about Facing the Future Together on Friday, Jan. 3 at 3:00 p.m. in the Main Library’s Community Room, 159 Bayview Ave.

The conversation will be accompanied by a screening of a TED Talk on the same topic discussed simultaneously by some 90 groups across 40 countries. Plan to arrive by 2:40 p.m. if you would like to enjoy refreshments and socializing in the lower lobby.

Performance Poets Association Readings at Station

Join George Pafitis when he hosts Performance Poets Association Readings on Saturday, Jan. 4 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Station Branch, 26 Great Neck Road (2nd level), Gardens at Great Neck Plaza, above Best Market. A monthly Open Mic forum, participate in reading your own work and/or listen and support others.

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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