Library Events From April 20 To 25

Attend an Earth Day program at Levels, the library’s teen center.

Saturday, April 20

Earth Day at Levels

Learn about some of Earth’s endangered species, develop an appreciation for guerrilla gardening by making seed bombs and feed wildlife by crafting simple bird feeders from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. at the Levels teen center at Main.


Sunday, April 21

Library Closings

All Great Neck Library locations will be closed for Easter.

World Flutist Tereasa Payne will present an interactive program, Flutes of the World, at Main.

Tuesday, April 23

Flutes of the World

In this interactive program, Tereasa Payne, a NYC flutist/world flutist/woodwinds specialist, who has performed her Flutes of the World concert throughout the country and is in the The Lion King orchestra, invites the audience to explore how flutes are used around the world to communicate, connect and create a sense of belonging at 2 p.m. in Main’s community room.

Craft for a Cause

Make a difference and earn community service by participating in craft and writing projects that impact youth, families, veterans and pets on Tuesdays in April and May 7 and 14 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Lakeville. Contact Adam Hinz at 516-466-8055, ext. 246, or

Wednesday, April 24

Movie Matinée at Main

The true story of a bestselling celebrity biographer will be shown at 2 p.m.

Thursday, April 25

Parkville Pageturners

Join a discussion of Last Days of Night by Graham Moore, a novel based on actual events about the nature of genius, the cost of ambition and the battle to electrify America, at 1:30 p.m. at Parkville; 516-466-8055, ext. 257.

Encore Film at Station

An encore of the Wednesday matinée will be shown at 2 p.m.

Great Decisions at Main

Librarian Christy Orquera will facilitate a discussion on The Rise of Populism at 2 p.m. in Main’s community room. Great Decisions programs involve reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a discussion group. The annual fee for all eight sessions and the book is $10, residents; $20, nonresidents. Registration is required at 516-466-8055, ext. 218, 219 or 254.

All library locations will accept pet food donations this April.

To Tuesday, April 30

Pet Food Drive

Donate food for all pets, especially 5- or 10-pound bags or canned dog and cat food, kitty litter, treats and new toys, unopened and in original packaging, at all Great Neck Library locations in April, during the eighth annual Legislative Pet Food Drive sponsored by Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso in partnership with Long Island Cares, which started Baxter’s Pet Pantry in 2009 and has distributed more than 1-million pounds of pet food.

To Friday, May 24

Prospective Candidates Search

For the 2019 Great Neck Library election 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. 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.

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