Library Events From May 25 To 31


Thank You for Pet Food Donations

The Great Neck Library family appreciates the generous donations during the eighth annual Legislative Pet Food Drive in April. Sponsored by Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso in partnership with Long Island Cares, the donations help local soup kitchens and food pantries meet the needs of struggling families with pets.

Saturday, May 25

AARP Driver’s Safety Class

For a reduction in points or discount on insurance, an AARP Driver’s Safety Refresher course for those 50 and older will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Parkville; bring lunch; $20, AARP members; $25, nonmembers by check; register at 516-466-8055, ext. 273.

Sunday, May 26–
Monday, May 27

Library Closings

All Great Neck Library locations will be closed for Memorial Day weekend.

Tuesday, May 28

A to Z Database Presentation

Learn about A to Z Database, the premier job search, reference and mailing list database, which includes 30-million business and executive profiles and 240-million residents, from 2 to 3 p.m. in Main’s large multipurpose room; register online or at 516-466-8055, ext. 218/219.

Homework Helpers at Parkville

Students in Grades K to 5 can get help from high schoolers 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 29

Movie Matinée at Main

The film, about a ghostwriter whose fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome societal constraints, will be shown at 2 p.m.

Join a discussion of All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr at Parkville.

Thursday, MAY 30

Parkville Pageturners

Join a discussion of All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, the story of a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide during the devastation of WWII, 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.

Evelyn Silver will present an art lecture/slide program, 30 Famous World Sculptures, which will include “The Thinker” by Auguste Rodin.

30 Famous World Sculptures

Join Evelyn Silver, an adjunct professor at Queens College, lecturer at the University Without Walls and a docent at the Nassau County Museum of Art, for an art lecture/slide presentation on 30 Famous World Sculptures, which reveal murder, infidelity, seduction, religion, sex, sorrow, joy and fun, at 2 p.m. in Main’s community room.




Thursday, May 30–
Friday, May 31

Project Independence Discussions

All are invited to the Project Independence Social Discussion Group at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday and the Men’s Group at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at Parkville; no registration required; 516-466-8055, ext. 257.


Play classic board games at Main, Parkville and Station.

Play Classic Board Games

All skill levels are welcome to enjoy classic board games at the library. On Wednesdays, play chess from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Main or Scrabble from 1 to 4 p.m. at Station. On Thursdays, play Scrabble, backgammon or chess from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Parkville.

Library Closing/
Cancellation Information

Library patrons should check for weather-related closings/program cancellations by typing their zip code or Great Neck Library. Residents can also request free emails from to be informed about library updates.

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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