Upcoming Library Events

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Go to the Events listings on the Library’s website at greatnecklibrary.org for more information, and to register. You can also call the Library at 466-8055.  For certain events that require registration, any further meeting info will be released by the date of the event for registered users  Check your email before joining the event.

Programs are held online live on Zoom unless specified. Open to all. No Zoom account required.  You may join Zoom events by going to join.zoom.us, and enter the program’s Meeting ID and Password.  You can also dial in at 1 (646) 558-8656 or find your local number at zoom.us/zoomconference.

Holiday Closings: The Station and Lakeville Branches will be closed on Monday, September 28 for Yom Kippur.

Library Online Events September 26 to October 2: 

Saturday, September 26

6:00 – 8:00 PM

Virtual Project Runway IRL Challenge: Teens in grades 7+

Show off your fashion design skills and create a look in-real-life at home using whatever fabrics and tools you have.
jrobinson@greatnecklibrary.org

8:00 – 9:30 PM
Improv Live: Teens in grades 7+
bweil@greatnecklibrary.org

Monday, September 28:
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Wildlife Collage Making: Teens in grades 7+
Join us for a colorful collage project of wildlife using color paper and magazines.
lsweeney@greatnecklibrary.org

Tuesday, September 29:
9:30 – 10:30 AM
Yoga Flow facilitated by Carolyn: Series Open to All Levels
Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind.
Zoom Meeting ID: 849 1390 1791  Password: 781668

11:00 – 11:30 AM
Toddler Tango/Baby Boogie: Children 3 months – 5 years (with adult)
Clap your hands, stomp your feet, and wiggle to the beat.  Explore rhythm, movement, and multicultural music with your child in this class that encourages self confidence and music appreciation, builds motor skills, and promotes body awareness.  Register for reminder, no registration required.  childrens@greatnecklibrary.org (516) 466-8055

2:00 – 3:30 PM
Supreme Court: Year in Review with James Coll
Few Supreme Court terms have been as consequential as the most recent.  In this discussion we will focus on selected “cases” and “controversies” before the justices as well as unprecedented circumstances they faced during the Covid-19 crisis.
Meeting ID: 859 9504 0016      Password: 668139

3:30 – 4:30 PM
Organic 3D Design with Sculptris: All Ages. Recommended 8 and older. Younger learners may need parental assistance.
Learn how to create a truly organic design such as a tree or an alien with Sculptris, a free Windows and Mac computer software you can download. Make sure your system can support this software:  https://pixologic.com/sculptris/
cvanwickler@greatnecklibrary.org (516) 466-8055 ext. 230

4:00 – 4:30 PM
So Magic:
New magicians of all ages will learn (and have a chance to perform) mind-blowing magic tricks using everyday objects.
childrens@greatnecklibrary.org (516) 466-8055
https://www.sofuncity.com/greatneckfun

4:00 – 5:00 PM
Jr. Levels Jackbox Games: 5th and 6th Grades Only
Play fun party games. These games are best played with two devices.
mmeehan@greatnecklibrary.org

5:00 – 6:00 PM
Halloween Escape Room: Teens in grades 7+
Join us to craft a haunting virtual escape room.
mmeehan@greatnecklibrary.org

6:30 – 9:30 PM
Auditions for Levels’ Theatre Production She Kills Monsters: Teens in grades 7+
The Levels Teen Center has moved our auditions and theatre performances online.  Auditions on Zoom for She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms by Qui Nguyen will be held Tuesday, Sept. 29 and Thursday, Oct. 1, both days between 6:30-9:30 p.m.
The play has been specially adapted by the author for virtual online performance, and will be performed completely live by the actors at home over Zoom, and live-streamed to audiences watching at home on Dec. 3, 4 and 5, 2020.
bweil@greatnecklibrary.org for all further information.

 

Wednesday, September 30
10:00 – 11:00 AM
Virtual Tech Help: Adults (18+)
Every Wednesday from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. our STEM Lab staff will be standing by to help you virtually.
Meeting ID: 934 0037 5868 Passcode: Help
Dial by your location
+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
stemlab@greatnecklibrary.org (516) 466-8055 ext. 230

3:30 – 4:15 PM
Sticks in the Stacks
Join Mina and Jamie for social stitching time on Wednesdays.  Help to crochet and knit for a cause.
Zoom Meeting ID: 939 9484 5012     Password: sticks

3:30 – 4:30 PM
Create a Virtual Murder Mystery Game using Google Slides
All Ages Welcome. Recommended 8 and older. Younger learners may need parental assistance. Create a fun murder mystery game. Learn to use Google slides or PowerPoint for this. stemlab@greatnecklibrary.org

 

7:00 – 8:30 PM
New Beginnings Adults 50 Plus
Join Marla Matthews and her guest speaker as they present hopeful, exciting, and compassionate life solutions in these challenging times. Adults 50 plus let’s discuss relationships, love, and all topics of the heart. Meeting ID: 825 4989 5514     Passcode: 305125

Thursday, October 1
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Medicare Explained with Al Anastasi
Medicare’s annual open enrollment takes place from October 15 – December 7.   Join Al Anastasi, licensed representative from Senior Health Plan Specialists, for an educational presentation about Medicare and the changes for 2021. Topics include Medicare parts A, B and D, Medicare Advantage Plans & Medigap policies. Whether you are new to Medicare or interested in the current changes to your existing coverage, have a pen and notepad, log in and learn about what Medicare has to offer you.
Meeting ID: 846 8916 3031     Passcode: 510438

4:00 – 5:00 PM
Virtual Project Runway: Teens in grades 7+
Show off your fashion design skills and draw up virtual looks. jrobinson@greatnecklibrary.org

6:00 – 7:00 PM
Ukulele: Teens in grades 7+
Learn chords, melodies, and songs. mfisher@greatnecklibrary.org

6:30 – 7:30 PM
Yoga Flow facilitated by Sharon Epstein: Series Open to All Levels
Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind.
Meeting ID: 848 1488 0463    Password: 462824

6:30 – 9:30 PM
Auditions for Levels’ Theatre Production She Kills Monsters
(see Tuesday, Sept. 29 above) Teens in grades 7+ bweil@greatnecklibrary.org for further information.

7:00 – 8:00 PM
Adult Digital Paint Night
Learn how to use computer painting software to create a beautiful fall masterpiece or grab some art supplies and follow along without the computer software. The software we will be using for these paint nights is free and works on every device (Mac, Windows, Apple, and Android). The software is AutoDesk SketchBook and can be download from this link: https://sketchbook.com/  stemlab@greatnecklibrary.org

Friday, October 2
12:00 – 1:00 PM
Friday Film Discussion: A Man Called Ove (2015) En man som heter Ove (original title) PG-13, 1 hr.
56 min., ComedyDramaRomance
Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife’s grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors. Watch A Man Called Ove at your leisure.  Join the media staff and fellow patrons in a Zoom discussion of the film. Streaming free on Kanopy and Hoopla with your Great Neck library card, and on Prime Video with subscription.
Meeting ID: 623 987 3994     Passcode: films

3:00 – 4:30 PM
Socrates Salon with Conversation Host Ron Gross
To Join this online conversation, email Ron Gross at grossassoc@aol.com. Share your life experiences, knowledge, and wisdom about topics that matter.

4:00 – 4:20 PM
Crafternoon Fun
Tune in each week to learn how to make a craft using materials you already have at home. Zoom Meeting ID: 878 0367 3583   Password: craft

4:00 – 5:00 PM
Virtual Potion Explosion: Teens in grades 7+
We’ll be playing on boardgamearena.com, register for a free account to join. jlagasse@greatnecklibrary.org

 

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