Library Events From May 11 To 17


Free Tickets to Pippin

Tickets are available at the Circulation Desks of all Great Neck Library locations for the Levels Teen Center’s Spring 2019 production of the classic musical comedy Pippin, which will be performed from Thursday, May 16, to Saturday, May 18, at 8 p.m. at Levels on the lower level of the Main Building; 516-466-8055, ext. 216, or

The work of Marion Gerrick Cohen, including “Fortune Seeker,” will be exhibited at Main from May 10 to 28.

Saturday, May 11

Art Exhibit Opening

All are invited to the opening reception for Marion Gerrick Cohen’s art exhibit from 2 to 4 p.m. in Main’s lower lobby gallery. Her eclectic works will remain on display through May 28.

Sunday, May 12

Library Closings

All Great Neck Library locations will be closed for Mothers’ Day.

Monday, May 13

Epic Abstraction Visual Lecture

Professor Thomas Germano will present Epic Abstraction, a visual lecture relating to the exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, at 2 p.m. in Main’s community room.

Board of Trustees Meeting

All are welcome and encouraged to attend the next regular meeting of the Great Neck Library Board of Trustees at 7:30 p.m. in Main’s large multipurpose room.

Gabe Chieco will host an opera screening of Tosca, a gorgeous new production with a stellar cast, at Main.

Tuesday, May 14

Opera Screening of Tosca

Join Gabe Chieco, founding member of the Great Neck Library’s Music Advisory Committee, when he hosts a screening of Tosca, a gorgeous new production with a stellar cast, 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 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Lakeville; Adam Hinz at 516-466-8055, ext. 246, or

Homework Helpers at Parkville

Homework help from high schoolers in a group setting is available for Grades 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

Wednesday, MAY 15

Movie Matinée at Main

The film, about Queens of the English throne and the bitter cost of power, will be shown at 2 p.m.

Mindfulness Meditation

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

Thursday, MAY 16

Encore Film at Station

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

About DNA Tests

Join Patricia Ann Kellner, president of the DNA Genealogy Group of LI, and explore what you can learn from your DNA test results when she presents DNA Test: What’s It All About? at 2 p.m. in Main’s community room.

Friday, May 17

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

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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