Thank You for Donating Blood
The Great Neck Library and New York Blood Center are grateful to community members who donated at the blood drive on Thursday, Feb. 28, helping save more than 90 lives.
Sunday, March 10
Jazz and Blues Trio at Main
Quinn, Ross & Witt, a soulful jazz and blues trio, will perform jazz standards pop, blues and soul music at 1:30 p.m. in Main’s community room.
Monday, March 11
Colon Cancer Awareness
Dr. Dimitra Theodoropoulos will discuss how to prevent, diagnose and treat colon cancer, the third most common cancer afflicting Americans of all ages, genders and race, at 1 p.m. at Station.
Tuesday, March 12
STEM Lab Ribbon Cutting
All are invited to the ribbon cutting for the new STEM Lab, located on Main’s main floor opposite the reference desk, at 11 a.m. View upcoming programs in the spring newsletter or stop by the lab to learn about the laser cutter, 3D printers and virtual reality equipment.
American First Lady
Marilyn Carminio will continue her series on the American First Lady with a focus on Barbara Bush and Melania Trump at 2 p.m. in Main’s community room.
Tax Grievance Workshop
Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum will host a free workshop, where residents can learn how to file a grievance of their assessment before the April 30 deadline, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Main’s community room. A Nassau County Assessment Review Commission representative will make a presentation and take questions; 516-571-6210 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Budget Workshop at Station
Community members are welcome and encouraged to attend the first budget workshop for the library’s 2019–20 budget at 7:30 p.m. at Station.
Wednesday, March 13
AARP Tax Assistance at Parkville
Get help preparing and filing Federal tax returns online every Wednesday through April 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Make an appointment at 516-466-8055, ext. 273.
Movie Matinée at Main
This contemporary romantic comedy, based on the bestseller that follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family, will be shown at 2 p.m. at Main.
Finance Committee Meeting
All are welcome at the Great Neck Library Board of Trustees Finance Committee meeting at 7 p.m. in Main’s large multipurpose room.
All skill levels can join expert Carolyn Carpentiere for Mindfulness Meditation to strengthen focus and release stress from 7:15 to 8 p.m. in Main’s community room. Bring a mat or use a library chair.
Thursday, March 14
Health and Healing
Join librarian Mimi Rabizadeh as she discusses the latest research on gut health and how it influences the brain, immune system and overall health at 12 p.m. in Main’s large multipurpose room. Registration is strongly suggested online or at 516-466-8055, ext. 218/219.
Encore Film at Station
An encore of the Wednesday matinée will be shown at 2 p.m. at Station.
To Friday, May 24
Prospective Candidates Search
For the 2019 Great Neck Library election to be held on Oct. 28, prospective candidates are being sought for two seats expiring in January 2020—one on the Board of Trustees to fill Scott Sontag’s seat and one on the Nominating Committee to fill Patrick McDonnell’s seat. A nominee must be a member of the Great Neck Library Association by Oct. 7, 2019, at least 18 years old, a resident of the Great Neck School District and either be a valid library card holder or registered voter with the Nassau County Board of Elections. Interested members should send a letter and résumé to The Chair of the Nominating Committee, c/o The Director’s Office, Great Neck Library, 159 Bayview Ave., Great Neck, NY 11023.