Happening at the Great Neck Library

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. Library phone: (516) 466-8055.

Saturday, June 12

8:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Improv Live!
Teens in grades 7+
Play crazy live theatre games on Zoom.
[email protected]

9:30 – 11:00 p.m.
Jackbox Games
Play fun games.
[email protected]

Sunday, June 13

1:00 – 4:00 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.) 4 box limit per car. DO NOT BRING newspapers, magazines, binders, flammable items, plastic or metal items. They will not be accepted.

Monday, June 14

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Manga Drawing Workshop
Teens in grades 7+
Grab your art materials and learn how to draw manga characters.
[email protected]

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Career Development Series – Boosting Your Career with a Winning Resume
facilitated by Nakita Vanstory
Strategies and methods behind creating a winning resume. Learn fundamentals and avoid common pitfalls.
July 12 – Crafting Your Cover Letter August 9 – Understand and Perfect the Interview
Meeting ID: 974 4000 6497 Passcode: 161226

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Junicorn Arts & Crafts Workshop
Teens in grades 7+
Create your own unicorn.
[email protected]

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Courageous Parenting Workshop for Parents of Teens
Join Certified Parenting Coach, Caryn Azemoun, as you reclaim the joy in parenting. Share parenting tools, participate in experiential activities and work together to achieve your goals.
[email protected]

Tuesday, June 15

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.
History of Exploitation Film in American Culture with Keith Crocker
Defined as intended to attract an audience by means of its sensationalist or controversial content. Although they featured lurid subject matter, exploitation films of the 1920s, 30s and 40s evaded the strict censorship and scrutiny of the era by claiming to be educational. Note: This program is intended for adult audiences only.
Meeting ID: 968 2882 6116 Passcode: 079761

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Managing Depression During a Worldwide Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has exasperated existing mental health challenges for many, with isolation, loneliness, inactivity, fear, and hopelessness becoming all too familiar. Obtain valuable knowledge, insight, and most importantly, foster hope that there is a way out of depression for yourself and/or those you care about.
Meeting ID: 937 2968 7981 Passcode: 514799

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Journey to True Self: Non-Fiction Book Discussion Group
Join us for Part 2 of the book discussion of Happier by Tal Ben-Shahar Ph.D. Led by Librarian Mimi Rabizadeh.
Meeting ID: 931 7876 5275 Passcode: 587935
[email protected]

Wednesday, June 16

11:00 AM – 12:00 p.m.
Juneteenth – History to the Present with Dr. Claude Mongum
Focus on the history and significance of Juneteenth and the various ways in which it is celebrated throughout the country. Meeting ID: 930 0822 9152 Passcode: 377232

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Jazz and Sketch Night
Teens in grades 7+
Two Jazz musicians are overviewed. Listen to jazz, pick a “jazzy” piece of your own, and sketch ideas/scenes to it (using colored pencils.)

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Audit Committee Meeting via Zoom
Meeting ID: 975 1551 2002 Passcode: 966140 Dial In – 1 929 205 6099

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Policy and Bylaws Committee Meeting at the Main Library
Held in person at the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue, Great Neck, 11023
in the Large Multipurpose Room, 34.

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Writer Within facilitated by Lynda Aron
Email [email protected] 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.

Thursday, June 17

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Brain Fitness
Join the Long Island Alzheimer’s and Dementia Center’s Justin Bayoneto in this fun and engaging brain fitness program. Series includes brain games, word and memory recall, trivia, and other forms of cognitive stimulation, to help promote a healthy brain and body.
Meeting ID: 954 6335 9719 Passcode: 855282

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Philip Guston – Lecture with Thomas Germano
Remote visual lecture on the art, life and times of Philip Guston, one of America’s great modern painters, a WPA muralist, leading figurative artist of the 1930’s and 40’s. He created prescient works that continue to haunt our uneasiness and unresolved American history.
Meeting ID: 992 0657 5323 Passcode: 630730

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Manga Drawing Workshop
Teens in grades 7+
Grab your art materials and learn how to draw manga characters.
[email protected]

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

Friday, June 18

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Learn to Use Instagram
Adults, Parents, Seniors
Learn the basics of Instagram, a free app and website that lets you share photos. How to create an account, how to make posts, how to view content. Meeting ID: 960 0586 4033 Passcode: Instagram
[email protected]

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Friday Film Discussion
Welcome to Kutsher’s: The Last Catskills Resort (2012) 1 hr., 12 min., Documentary, History
Kutsher’s Country Club is the last surviving Jewish resort in the Catskills. One of the legendary Borscht Belt hotels during its heyday, Kutsher’s has been family-owned and operated for over 100 years.
The Last Resort (2018) 1 hr., 10 min., Documentary, History
An uncannily revealing portrait of American photographers Andy Sweet and Gary Monroe and the vibrant community of Jewish retirees they obsessively focused their camera’s lens on in the sunburned paradise of 1970s Miami Beach.
Watch Welcome to Kutsher’s and/or The Last Resort at your leisure. Join the media staff and fellow patrons in a Zoom discussion of the film. Both are streaming free with your Great Neck Library card on Kanopy, and The Last Resort with a subscription on Netflix. Meeting ID: 992 1795 4993 Passcode: films [email protected]

8:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Jeopardy Live!
Teens in grades 7+
Show off your knowledge in all kinds of subjects, and answer in the form of a question. [email protected]

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