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, August 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. Some programs are hybrid, where you have a choice of attending in-person or via Zoom. Please always check with the Library before coming to a program. Phone: (516) 466-8055.

All Great Neck Library locations will be closed on Monday, September 6 for Labor Day.

Wednesday, Sept. 8

3:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Sticks in the Stacks
Join Mina and Jamie for social stitching time on Wednesdays. Learn the basics of knitting and crocheting, brush up on what you already know, and help us crochet and knit for a cause.
Meeting ID: 989 9496 9220 Passcode: sticks

Thursday, Sept. 9

11:00 AM – 12:30 p.m.
The Queen of Comedy: Lucille Ball
This talk celebrates the life and career of Lucille Ball. She came from humble origins, but became one of the most powerful women in Hollywood and the first woman to run a major studio. She also entertained us, and remains one of the best comediennes ever seen. Moderately successful in “B” movies, it was television that really solidified her career. I Love Lucy has virtually never been off the air since it began in 1951. The show established Lucy as a major television star, and also set the model for the situation comedy. Three more series followed, and Lucy kept doing what she did best, making people laugh. She has received every award there is for television, and numerous honors and recognition.
Meeting ID: 917 1741 4018 Passcode: 876621

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Yoga Flow facilitated by Sharon Epstein
Learn yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to bring balance, equilibrium and good health to your body and mind. Meeting ID: 956 9380 0407 Passcode: 998134

Friday, Sept. 10

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Friday Film Discussion
Bad Blood Original title: Mauvais Sang 1986 Unrated 1 hr., 45 min.
As a deadly virus which infects people who have loveless sex sweeps Paris, a lonely pariah attempts to steal a potent antidote, only to fall for the mistress of his partner-in-crime. Is the infectious young love the cure to the bad blood? Streaming free with your Great Neck Library card on Kanopy and Hoopla.
Meeting ID: 945 7942 7808 Passcode: films
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