Happening at the Great Neck Library

The Paul Joseph Trio will perform Gershwin Jazz at the Main Library.

Library Closings

All Great Neck Library locations will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 for Thanksgiving.


Lakeville Branch Closing for Month of November

The Lakeville Branch will be closed for the month of November for some “sprucing” including painting and carpet cleaning. It is anticipated that the branch will reopen by the end of the month. The Library will keep the public posted.


New Beginnings Singles 50+ facilitated by Marla Matthews at Main

Join the conversation or just come and listen when Marla Matthews, social worker and television talk show host of The Relationship Journey, facilitates this growing discussion, social and support group meetup on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 4:00 p.m. in the Main Library’s Community Room, 159 Bayview Ave. No registration needed. If you are divorced, widowed, single, or an empty nester age 50 plus who would like a new beginning, come and be inspired to make new friends, network and learn new skills towards reinventing yourself.


Gershwin Jazz with the Paul Joseph Trio at Main

Enjoy an afternoon of George Gershwin music performed by composer/pianist Paul Joseph and his Jazz Trio on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 1:30 p.m. in the Main Library’s Community Room, 159 Bayview Ave.

You’ll hear inspiring instrumental jazz renditions of classics such as “I Got Rhythm,” “Summertime,” “Embraceable You” and many others. Paul Joseph has composed works that have received wide critical acclaim in performances by distinguished orchestras, ballet companies and choirs. His dynamic rhythm section consists of drummer Mike Corn and bassist Edgar Mills, both seasoned performers.

Great Neck School District residents have priority for seating. Please arrive 15 minutes early for preferred seating.


The Little Rascals presented by Keith Crocker at Main

Join Keith Crocker when he focuses on the life and times of the Little Rascals, complete with a DVD presentation of a classic short subject comedy on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 2:00 p.m. in the Main Library’s Community Room, 159 Bayview Ave. If you ever wanted to know all you need to know about the Little Rascals, here’s your chance. Keith made a series of short 16mm films, and owns and operates Cinefear Video, a source for rare and unavailable films on VHS and DVD.


West Egg Book Club at Station

Join a conversation of Days Without End, a novel by Sebastian Barry on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 7:00 p.m. at the Station Branch, 26 Great Neck Road (2nd level), Gardens at Great Neck Plaza, above Best Market. Call 466-8055, ext. 258.


Veterans Donation Drive at Main Library and Parkville Branch

Donations for the Veterans Donation Drive to benefit the Northport VA Medical Center will be accepted through December 6 at the Main Library, 159 Bayview Ave., and Parkville Branch, 10 Campbell St. (off Lakeville Road), New Hyde Park.

The Drive is presented by the Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth, the Town Board, and the Town’s Veterans Advisory Committee.

New items only. Items needed are: Trial size toiletries including toothbrushes, toothpaste, quad track razors, shaving cream, unscented body lotion, brushes and combs, deodorant, nail clippers and shampoo; New (or gently used) luggage with wheels; Crocheted blankets (approx. 48” X 60” or larger); Clothing of all types (sizes large and up) are also welcome donations.

For a complete list of needed items, or for more information, please visit the Town of North Hempstead website at NorthHempsteadNY.gov or call 311 or (516) 869-6311.


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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