Library Events From June 21 To 27


Sunday, June 16–
Mid September

Sunday Hours

Main and Parkville will be closed on Sundays for the summer.

Friday, June 21–
Friday, Sept. 6

Teen Summer Reading

The 2019 Teen Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories will entail learning a new hobby, inviting a friend to a library program, downloading books, movies and music, with a chance to win prizes, such as a deluxe basket of chocolates, movie tickets and a gift card from a local business. Programs for teens and parents include a creative writing workshop with young adult author Kara Thomas and American Sign Language for Beginners. Teens are invited to complete an online summer reading activity sheet for entry in the raffle.

Wednesday, June 26

Movie Matinée at Main

The film, about one of the world’s great comedy teams who set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953, will be shown at 2 p.m.

Lakeville Literary Club

Join in the conversation about The Great Alone, a portrait of human frailty and resilience in which author Kristin Hannah reveals the indomitable character of the modern American pioneer and the spirit of a vanishing Alaska, at the Lakeville Literary Club meeting at 7 p.m.; 516-466-8055, ext. 232.

Thursday, June 27

Parkville Pageturners

Join the discussion of Station Eleven, a novel about art, fame and ambition set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, by Emily St. John Mandel 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.

Attorney and professor Raymond Dowd will present From Murder to Museums: Current Controversies Over Nazi-Looted Art at Main.

Controversies Over Nazi-Looted Art

Join attorney and professor Raymond Dowd, an advocate for families seeking the return of art and other possessions lost after they were stolen by the Nazis, when he presents From Murder to Museums: Current Controversies Over Nazi-Looted Art at 2 p.m. in Main’s community room.

The Main Library is located at 159 Bayview Ave. Station Branch is at The Gardens at Great Neck Plaza, 26 Great Neck Rd., second level, above Best Market. Lakeville Branch is at 475 Great Neck Rd. Parkville Branch is at 10 Campbell St. (off Lakeville Road) in New Hyde Park.

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