Happening at the Great Neck Library

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Happening at the Great Neck Library

Mask wearing covering mouth and nose, regardless of vaccination status, has been reinstated, beginning Friday, Aug. 13, pursuant to Library Board policy.

Online Programs are held 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. Some events have links you can click on in the Library’s event listings at greatnecklibrary.org. 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 the event. Outdoor and indoor in-person events have now been added. Please always check with the Library before coming to a program. Phone: (516) 466-8055.

Saturday, August 21

8:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Stargazing Night
We’ll use our telescope to view the night sky!
[email protected]

Monday, August 23

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Monday Movie Discussion
Catch-22 (1970) R, 2 hr., 2 min., Comedy, Drama, War
A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.
Stars: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin. Watch at your leisure. Stream for free with your library card on Kanopy, with subscription on Prime Video and Paramount, and with ads on Pluto.
[email protected]

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Rock Art
Explore the art of rock painting using different techniques.
[email protected]
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Sculpting
Teens in grades 7+
Create cool stuff with air-dry clay.

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
New Beginnings Ages 35+ facilitated by Marla Matthews
Hopeful, exciting, and compassionate life solutions in these challenging times. All welcome, married, divorced, widowed, or single to join into a supportive, respectful, and exciting life-giving discussion with life coach, social worker, tv talk show host Marla Matthews. Participation encouraged.
Meeting ID: 936 1788 6387 Passcode: 754236

Tuesday, August 24

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Yoga Flow facilitated by Carolyn Carpentiere
Learn yoga postures, breathing practices, and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium, and good health to your body and mind. Meeting ID: 940 6593 0214 Passcode: 133212

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Moviegoing in America: Nickelodeons to Movie Palaces to IMAX to Netflix with Brian Rose
This presentation will look at the fascinating history of movie theaters and examine how the experience of moviegoing has changed over the decades, and whether movie theaters will survive in the age of Netflix.
Meeting ID: 924 8570 0348 Passcode: 496981

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Cards for Hospitalized Kids, Community Service
Stop by Levels to make cards for hospitalized kids. Create thoughtful cards to help cheer up those in need. Participants will receive two hours of community service for the session.
[email protected]

7:00 – 7:45 p.m.
West Egg Book Club: Alex and Me by Irene Pepperberg
Join Librarian Justin for this discussion. Available through Hoopla here:
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11918103
Zoom Meeting ID: 997 6760 7342 Passcode: 420956

3:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Sticks in the Stacks
Learn the basics of knitting and crocheting and help us crochet and knit for a cause.
Meeting ID: 989 9496 9220 Passcode: sticks

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Jazz and Sketch Night
Teens in grades 7+
A fun opportunity to listen to jazz, pick a “jazzy” piece of your own, and sketch ideas/scenes to it (using colored pencils.) [email protected]

Thursday, August 26

11:00 AM – 12:30 p.m.
Memorable Photos in American History with Howard Ehrlich and Harvey Sackowitz
Meeting ID: 916 6453 4135 Passcode: 948167
Since its inception in the middle of the 19th century, the camera and photography have captured the very essence of the soul of America. We will share many great pictures that will amaze and inspire you. Join us as we march down photographic memory lane.

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Parkville Pageturners
The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty
OUTSIDE AND SOCIAL DISTANCED *IF IT RAINS MEETING WILL BE HELD ON ZOOM*
Meeting ID: 988 0788 3410 Passcode: 178966
[email protected]
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Cards for Hospitalized Kids, Community Service

Cards for Hospitalized Kids, Community Service Program
Stop by Levels to make cards for hospitalized kids. Create thoughtful cards to help cheer up those in need. Participants will receive two hours of community service for the session.
[email protected]

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Print Making
Teens in grades 7+
Carve your hand-drawn designs onto rubber stamps.
[email protected]

Friday, August 27

8:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Anime Night
Teens in grades 7+
Watch your favorite anime together and craft adorable cat ears.
[email protected]

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