Library Events From Jan. 13 To 18

The Yale Spizzwinks(?), America’s first and oldest underclassman a cappella group, will perform at the Main Library.

Sunday, Jan. 13

Yale A Cappella Performance

Enjoy Great Neck alum Zach Lee in the Yale Spizzwinks(?), which combines a unique blend of harmony and tongue-in-cheek humor, at 1:30 p.m. in Main’s community room.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

GNL Tech Squad

Learn to use your iPad, tablet, social media, Microsoft Office and smartphone apps in a small group on Tuesdays in January from 1 to 3 p.m. in Main’s small multipurpose room. No registration is required. Contact Chris Van Wickler at 516-466-8055, ext. 246, or

Stem Cell Research News

Northwell’s Daniel A. Grande, PhD,
will explore the different types of stem cells and how they can be used in the field of regenerative medicine at 2 p.m. in Main’s community room.

Allies in Wellness

Join librarian Mimi Rabizadeh in this ongoing spiritual discussion on living creatively and accessing your higher consciousness at 7 p.m. in Main’s community room. Register online or at 516-466-8055, ext. 218/219.

Board of Trustees Meeting

All are welcome at the next regular library Board of Trustees meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Main’s large multipurpose room.

Tuesday, Jan. 15–
Thursday, Feb. 14

Homework Helpers

At this drop-in program, kids in grades K to 5 can receive homework help from high schoolers in a group setting on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 and 31 and Feb. 5, 7, 12 and 14, at Main from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. No registration is needed. Check in at the large multipurpose room.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Movie Matinée at Main

Neil Simon’s story about a former actress, her 9-year-old daughter and the aspiring actor who lives with them will be shown at 2 p.m. at Main.

Mindfulness Meditation

All skill levels are welcome to join Carolyn Carpentiere for Mindfulness Meditation, which strengthens focus and attention and releases stress to stay healthy, from 7:15 to 8 p.m. in Main’s community room.

Thursday, Jan. 17

Fermentation Discussion

Cheryl Paswater of Contraband Ferments will discuss the basic science behind making sauerkraut, why it’s good for you and how to make it yourself at 2 p.m. in Main’s community room.

Encore Film at Station

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

Friday, Jan. 18

Project Independence
Men’s Group at Parkville

Join the discussion when the Project Independence Men’s Group meets on Fridays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Parkville Branch.

The Writer Within

Access your authentic voice and explore the power of imagination, self-expression and storytelling when author Lynda Aron facilitates this writing workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. in Main’s large multipurpose room.

To Friday, May 24

Prospective Candidates Search

The library is seeking candidates for two expiring seats on the Board of Trustees and Nominating Committee in the Oct. 28, 2019, election. Scott Sontag’s Board of Trustees seat and Patrick McDonnell’s Nominating Committee seat will expire in January 2020. Nominees must be members of the Great Neck Library Association by Oct. 1, 2019; 18 or older; residents of the Great Neck School District; and either valid library card holders or registered voters with the Nassau County Board of Elections. Interested members should send a letter and résumé by Friday, May 24, 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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