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. Outdoor and indoor in-person events have now been added. Please always check with the Library before coming to a program. Phone: (516) 466-8055.

Saturday, August 14

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Tween Book Club: Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling
Children in grades 6 to 8 are invited to join Miss Kat to discuss a new title each month. Copies of the book will be provided for you to keep. Program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children’s Department entrance (on the lower level).

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Levels Theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Levels will present live, in-person, William Shakespeare’s comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 12, 13 and 14 at 6:00 p.m. The show will take place outdoors, behind the Library’s Main Building at 159 Bayview Avenue in Great Neck, 11023. Admission is FREE, though tickets are strongly recommended to guarantee seating as space is limited. Contact [email protected].

Monday, August 16

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Monday Movie Discussion The Seventh Seal (1957) Det sjunde inseglet (original title) Not Rated, 1hr., 36 min., Drama, Fantasy, History. A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague. Meeting ID: 922 4715 2633 Passcode: films
[email protected]

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Chair Yoga and Fitness
Half of the class, we will be 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. Class begins with breath work and ends in a short relaxing meditation.
No class August 23
Meeting ID: 992 9175 5856 Passcode: 853401
[email protected]

7:00 – 7:30 p.m.
So Yummy!
In this virtual class combining art and cooking, participants will get creative with foods.

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Teens in grades 7+
Create cool stuff with air dry clay.
[email protected]

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Author Event: I Don’t Forgive You by Aggie Blum Thompson
Meeting ID: 968 6239 2612 Passcode: 621765

Tuesday, August 17

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Broadway Musicals and their Divas: 100 Years of Great Performers with Michelle Cohen
Meeting ID: 985 4799 3020 Passcode: 192258

Wednesday, August 18

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Summer Storytime for 3-5’s
Join Librarian Judy S. for stories, songs and movement with animal and summer themes for ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers. LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

3:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Sticks in the Stacks
Learn the basics of knitting and crocheting and help us crochet and knit for a cause.
Meeting ID: 989 9496 9220 Passcode: sticks

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Jazz and Sketch Night
Teens in grades 7+

Listen to jazz, pick a “jazzy” piece of your own, and sketch ideas/scenes to it (using colored pencils.) [email protected]

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Next Stage Production Workshop
Teens in grades 7+
We’ll be workshopping Ben Zar’s play.
[email protected]

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Writer Within facilitated by Lynda Aron
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.
Meeting ID: 938 5666 1183 Passcode: 573760

Thursday, August 19

11:00 AM – 12:30 p.m.
Frank Gehry’s Architecture with Thomas Germano
Meeting ID: 951 9729 0659
Passcode: 871840

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Next Stage Production Workshop
Teens in grades 7+
We’ll be workshopping Ben Zar’s play.
[email protected]

Friday, August 20

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Next Stage Production Workshop
Teens in grades 7+
We’ll be workshopping Ben Zar’s play.
[email protected]

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