Library Events From July 22 To 25 And Election Information

Cast members rehearse for the Levels Teen Center summer musical, The Addams Family. (Photo by Jonelle Robinson)

Monday, July 22

Free Addams Family Tickets

Tickets become available for the Levels Teen Center’s Summer production of the musical comedy The Addams Family, which will be held from Thursday to Saturday, Aug. 8 to 10, at 8 p.m. in the Levels Teen Center on Main’s lower level. Established in 1974, Levels, the library’s cultural center for teens, presents several fully staged theatrical productions a year directed, produced and performed by students in seventh grade through college age. Free tickets will be available at the circulation desk of all Great Neck Library locations while they last; 516-466-8055, ext. 216, or

Tuesday, July 23

Supreme Court in American History

James Coll, an adjunct professor of American and Constitutional History at Hofstra University and Nassau Community College, an NYPD detective and the founder of ChangeNYS, will examine the evolving role of the U.S. Supreme Court in American History at 2 p.m. in Main’s community room.

Special Board Meeting Cancelled

The Great Neck Library Board of Trustees special meeting scheduled at 7:30 p.m. at Station has been cancelled.

Wednesday, July 24

Movie Matinée at Main

The film, about the first manned mission to the moon, will be shown at 2 p.m.

Introduction to Debate

This workshop can help students build their confidence in public speaking and discover the fundamentals of debate at 3 p.m. in Main’s large multipurpose room. Register online or by contacting Egita Johnson at 516-466-8055.

Mindfulness Meditation

All skill levels can join expert Carolyn Carpentiere for Mindfulness Meditation, to strengthen focus and release stress, at 7:15 p.m. in Main’s community room. Bring a mat or use
a library chair.

Thursday, July 25

Parkville Pageturners

Behold the Dreamers, Imbolo Mbue’s debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race and the trapdoors in the American Dream, will be discussed 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.

Kombucha Tea

Chery Paswater, chief fermentationist and CEO of Contraband Ferments and an educator, health coach, artist, beekeeper and writer, will cover the basic science behind making kombucha, why it’s good for you and how to make it at 2 p.m. in Main’s community room.


Play Classic Board Games

All skill levels can enjoy chess on Wednesdays from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Main, Scrabble on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. at Station and Scrabble, backgammon or chess on Thursdays from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Parkville.

2019 Library Election Information

For the two seats expiring in January 2020, eligible voters will elect one person to fill Scott Sontag’s Board of Trustees seat for a four-year term from January 2020 to January 2024 and one person to fill Patrick McDonnell’s Nominating Committee seat for a three-year term from January 2020 to January 2023. Those elected will take office at the Library Association Annual Reorganization Meeting in January 2020.

For the Board of Trustees, the Nominating Committee candidate is Scott Sontag. For the Nominating Committee, the Nominating Committee candidate is Steve M. Jacob.

Voters must be 18 or older, residents of the Great Neck School District and either a library card holder by Oct. 7, 2019, or a registered voter with the Nassau County Board of Elections.

To obtain a library card, present one form of identification showing your name and school district address at the circulation desk of any Great Neck Library location.

Voting will be held on Monday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Main Library for residents north of Northern Boulevard and the Parkville Branch for those living south of Northern.

Proxies must be requested on a form provided by the library and are available at all library locations, at and in the library’s newsletter. The last day for the library to mail proxy ballots is Oct. 22. Completed proxies must be received at the Main Post Office on Welwyn Road or deposited in a locked box at Main or the branches by Oct. 25 before 5 p.m.; 516-466-8055, ext. 201.

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