Library Programs From July 6 To 12

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Saturday, July 6

Performance Poets Readings

Participate in reading your own work and/or listen to and support others when George Pafitis hosts Performance Poets Association Readings, a monthly open-mic forum, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Station.

Sundays To Sept. 1

Sunday Hours

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

Tuesday, July 9

Title Talks at Lakeville

Readers of all genres are welcome at an informal discussion of the most popular current titles at 11 a.m. at Lakeville. Discover new books, audio, streaming and video titles. If you can’t make it, submit your picks at Lakeville throughout the month to be featured in the list of titles not to miss.

My Fair Lady Presentation

Jack Schnur, a videotape editor at CBS for 30 years, will show clips from the original Broadway musical and movie, as well as interviews with the cast and crew, and offer a behind-the-scenes look at the controversy surrounding the film casting at 2 p.m. in Main’s community room.

Wednesday, July 10

Movie Matinée at Main

The film, about a morally upright lawyer who defends a black man accused of raping a white woman in 1930s Alabama, will be shown at 2 p.m.

Author Richard Panchyk will speak about and sign copies of his book Nassau County Through Time.

Book Talk/Signing with
Richard Panchyk at Main

Author Richard Panchyk will speak about and sign copies of Nassau County Through Time, about the transition from quiet farming communities to a hub for industry, a playground for the rich, a training ground for soldiers and a cradle for the nascent aviation industry, at 7 p.m. in Main’s community room. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Finance Committee Meeting

All are welcome to attend the board of trustees Finance Committee meeting at 7 p.m. in Main’s small multipurpose room.

Free health screenings will be held in the state-of-the-art St. Francis Outreach Van in Main’s parking lot.

Thursday, July 11

Free Health Screenings

Those older than 18 can have a free health screening, including a brief cardiac history, blood pressure, simple blood test for cholesterol and diabetes screenings with appropriate patient education and referrals, in St. Francis’s state-of-the-art outreach van from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Main’s parking lot; no appointment is necessary.

Free Blood Pressure Screenings

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects one in four American adults and usually has no symptoms, which is why it’s called the “silent killer.” Have your blood pressure checked by a clinical nurse from St. Francis Hospital between 12 and 2 p.m. at Station; no registration is required.

Health and Healing

Science and spirit come together to improve the understanding of our health when librarian Mimi Rabizadeh facilitates the discussion at 12 p.m. in Main’s large multipurpose room.

Encore Film at Station

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

Marc Braunstein, MD, PhD, of NYU Winthrop Hospital, will speak about cancer and nutrition.

Friday, July 12

Cancer and Nutrition

Learn about cancer prevention/survivorship through nutrition and how to maintain a healthy diet when diagnosed with cancer from Dr. Marc Braunstein, a board-certified oncologist, and Gina DeLuca, an outpatient oncology dietician, at 2 p.m. in Main’s community room.

Socrates Salon with Ron Gross

Join Ron Gross at Socrates Salon for a discussion of Appearancism: Understanding Our Biases Based on How People Look at 3 p.m. in Main’s large multipurpose room. Socializing and refreshments will begin at 2:45 p.m.

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