Library Events From April 27 To May 3

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Saturday, April 27

Engrave a Gift for Mom

All ages can engrave a personalized Mothers’ Day gift using computer software and an Epilog Laser Cutter from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or from 3 to 5 p.m. at Main’s STEM Lab. Projects take about 15 to 30 minutes; registration preferred at 516-466-8055, ext. 230.

New Beginnings Singles 50 Plus

If you are divorced, widowed, single or an empty nester age 50 plus who would like a new beginning, be inspired to make friends, network and learn skills toward reinventing yourself when Marla Matthews, social worker and TV talk-show host of The Relationship Journey, facilitates this discussion, social and support group meetup at 4 p.m. in Main’s community room.

Author Ellen Meister will present The Softer Side of the Sharpest Wit, a program about Dorothy Parker.

Sunday, April 28

Dorothy Parker Discussion

Author Ellen Meister, one of the leading authorities on Dorothy Parker, will present The Softer Side of the Sharpest Wit, a poignant, informative and often irreverent presentation, at 1:30 p.m. in Main’s community room. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

 

 

Tuesday, April 30

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 today and on May 7 and 14 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Lakeville; Adam Hinz at 516-466-8055, ext. 246, or ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org.

Home Composting

Learn about composting from a program created by the Cornell Compost Committee Master Gardeners and presented by Charlie Kemnitzer at 2 p.m. in Main’s community room.

Homework Helpers at Parkville

Homework help from high school students in a group setting is available for Grade K to 5 on Tuesdays through June 4 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Parkville; no registration needed. Check in at the reference desk; Adam Hinz, 516-466-8055, ext. 246, or ahinz@greatnecklibrary.org.

Wednesday, MAY 1

Movie Matinée at Main

The film, about Vincent van Gogh’s final years in France painting masterpieces, will be shown at 2 p.m.

College Financial Aid Workshop

Michael Turner from NYS Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) will discuss the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the financial aid application process from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Main’s large multipurpose room. A Q & A will follow.

Author Lisa Kohn will share the story of her memoir, To the Moon and Back: A Childhood Under the Influence.

Author Lisa Kohn Talk

Author Lisa Kohn will share the story of her memoir, To the Moon and Back, about being raised in the cult of the Moonies, at 7 p.m. in Main’s community room. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

 

 

Thursday, MAY 2

Free Blood Pressure Screenings Cancelled

Encore Film at Station

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

Northwell Health’s Shaheda Quraishi, MD, will discuss Chronic Lower Back Pain.

Friday, May 3

Chronic Lower Back Pain

Northwell Health’s Shaheda Quraishi, MD, will discuss back pain, its causes, treatment and prognosis at 1 p.m. at Station.

Socrates Salon with Ron Gross

Join Socrates Salon with conversation host Ron Gross to discuss Who Matters More? at 3 p.m. in Main’s large multipurpose room. We joke about keeping up with the Joneses, but there’s real competition in society for status and privilege; registration not required; socializing and refreshments at 2:40 p.m.

Augment Your Library Card

All ages can stop by Main’s STEM Lab on Mondays and Tuesdays from 1 to 9 p.m., Wednesdays  from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fridays from  9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to use Augmented Reality to enhance their library card; registration not required.

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