Happening at the Great Neck Library

Happening at the Great Neck Library

MASK WEARING covering mouth and nose, regardless of vaccination status, is required 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.

Saturday, October 30

9:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Improv Live: Late Edition
Teens in grades 7+
Play fun and crazy theatre games. [email protected]

Monday, November 1

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Tai Chi Online via Zoom
Tai Chi is designed to increase your flexibility and range of motion while improving your gait and balance. Our class is designed for beginners or someone with little to no knowledge of Tai Chi.
Registration Required. (Schedule subject to change.) Courtesy of the Nassau Libraries Health Share.

Tuesday, November 2

11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Parent-Child Yoga
Children ages 2-5 years with an accompanying adult.
Fun yoga class with instructor MaryClare Chiofalo. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel. Program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children’s Department entrance (on the lower level).

Wednesday, November 3

Story Swap
November is National Novel Writing Month. We will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next. [email protected]

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Gina on the Go!
Assemblywoman Gina Sillitti would like to meet with you and hear about any local and statewide concerns you may have. She will be at the Main Library, Large Multipurpose Room 34. All residents of District 16 are invited to make an appointment by calling (516) 482-6966.

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Diabetes/Prediabetes Awareness Online Presentation
Maura Calio, RN MA will speak about the onset of diabetes, living a healthy lifestyle if you have diabetes and how to prevent diabetic complications. Learn the signs and symptoms of diabetes and prediabetes, how it is diagnosed and the different types of treatment available. Registration required. Courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Jr. Levels Writing Club
Grades 5 and 6
Learn the basics of developing a well-structured essay: formatting, sentence structure, merging quotes, editing, revising, and more that will help make writing an essay easy and fast. Students are welcome to bring work that they are currently working on or past works that they want help with. Register in advance to attend all four sessions. [email protected]

Thursday, November 4

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
BenAnna Band Online via Zoom
Birth to 4 years with an accompanying adult
You and your little one will go bananas for this high-energy musical duo. You must use your child’s library card to register. Meeting ID: 850 9868 8944 Passcode: 200032

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Preschool Art Lab Online via Zoom
2 to 5 years
Dress for a mess as we explore various process-based art techniques. Registered participants will receive a list of suggested materials prior to the start of the program.
Meeting ID: 868 7126 7123 Passcode: story

12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
A History of Native Americans: From Jamestown to Wounded Knee
Online presentation with Martin H. Levinson
November is Native American Heritage Month. This talk will chronicle the experiences of the first owners of America from their interaction with the Jamestown colonists to the Indian massacre at Wounded Knee.
Meeting ID: 827 0534 3701 Passcode: 325862

7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Monthly Mindfulness online
Break out those blankets and pillows and get super comfy for this adaptable (chair OR floor) relaxation class. Registration Required. Courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.

Friday, November 5

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Yoga Flow online 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

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Friday Film Discussion Online via Zoom
Election (1999) R 1 hr., 43 min.
A high school teacher meets his match in an over-achieving student politician.
Watch at your leisure, free with your Great Neck Library card on Kanopy, with subscription on HULU and Paramount, and with ads on Pluto. Meeting ID: 886 7303 3330 Passcode: films
[email protected]

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) Online presentation
Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) in this strength, balance, and aerobic 50-minute fun musical workout. Register for this program. Courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.

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