Things To Do At The Library From Feb. 16 To 21

Library Director Denise Corcoran presents the Great Neck Library Staff Excellence Award certificate to Christopher Van Wickler.

Staff Excellence Award

Christopher Van Wickler received the Great Neck Library Staff Excellence Award for January 2019. He was recognized for his outstanding collaboration with colleagues and exceptional service to library patrons.

Saturday, Feb. 16

AARP Driver’s Safety

Drivers ages 50 and older who complete this 6-hour refresher course from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Parkville may receive a reduction in points or a discount on insurance. Registration is ongoing at 516-466-8055, ext. 273. Make checks to AARP for $20, members; $25, nonmembers. Bring lunch.

Monday, Feb. 18

Library Closings

All Great Neck Library locations will be closed for Presidents Day.

Tuesday, Feb. 19

Allies in Wellness

Join librarian Mimi Rabizadeh in this ongoing spiritual discussion on living creatively and accessing your higher consciousness at 7 p.m. in Main’s large multipurpose room. Registration is strongly suggested online or at 516-466-8055, exts. 218/219.

Wednesday, Feb. 20

AARP Tax Assistance at Parkville

Get help preparing and filing Federal tax returns online every Wednesday through April 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Make an appointment at 516-466-8055, ext. 273.

Movie Matinée at Main

The musical romantic comedy about a daughter who reflects on her mom’s journey and finds herself to be more like her mother than she ever realized will be shown at 2 p.m. at Main.

Thursday, Feb. 21

Encore Film at Station

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

To Friday, May 24

Prospective Candidates Search

For the 2019 Great Neck Library election to be held 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. Interested members should 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.

Library Closing/
Cancellation Information

Check for weather-related closings/program cancellations by typing your 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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