February events at the Floral Park Library

February events at the Floral Park Library

Love is in the air…and at the Floral Park Library! On Sunday, February 11th, there will be a live performance to celebrate Valentine’s Day – Love Songs with Niamh and Shu. Niamh Hyland and Shu Nakamura duet on the songs that make hearts – and voices – sing!

In recognition of February as Black History Month, the very talented artist/maker Danielle Barbaro teaches a Paint Like the Greats session to celebrate the work of African-American fiber artist Bisa Butler.

Later in the month, the Donny Golden School of Irish Dancers perform in person to herald in St. Patrick’s Day. Tea and soda bread are on the menu, too.

Nassau County Receiver of Taxes Jeanine Driscoll presents a Tax Forum, and Attorney Kathleen Rose offers an Estate Planning Workshop. AARP offers tax help by appointment Tuesdays through April 9th.

Looking for a free résumé review, LinkedIn profile audit, job search strategies and resources? Several ½-hour consultation with Career Coach ellen o’brien are available by appointment only.

Kate Atkinson’s “Shrines of Gaiety” is the topic of this month’s Evening Edition Book Club. “Oppenheimer” is this month’s Monday Movie Matinee. Wednesday’s weekly hybrid Chair Yoga with Micheline remains very popular, and we love seeing the new faces in person and via ZOOM.

The next Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving is Thursday, March 14th. Registration is currently open.

February will find the Floral Park Library Urban Explorers touring the Egyptian Collection at the Brooklyn Museum, following their January outing to a Broadway play.

There’s plenty for the kiddos, too, including a visit from the Long Island Rabbit Rescue Group, as part of February 3rd’s Take Your Children to the Library Day activities.

P[art]y Art  facilitates dropoff programs for PreK- Grade 2 and Grades 3 – 5, Fun with the Pom Queen, the Long Island Steam Group (grades K – 3 and 2 – 5), and a Valentine’s Day event with Chefs of d’Future.

We’re always pleased to welcome Toddler Time Little Adventurers, and Play Hooray, along with A Time for Kids Baby Start and Family Pre-School Hour.

Young Adult programs include a celebration of Chinese New Year with Chefs of d’Future, and a Dripping Paint with Posca led by Ali from P[art]y Art. And, the Library will host the Girl Scout Gold Award ceremony.

Our dedicated Made with Love Knitting and Crocheting group meets Mondays at 6:30 pm and Wednesdays at 11:00 am (holiday closures excepted).

The Library Board meets Wednesday, February 14th at 7:30pm. The public is welcome. The Library is closed Monday February 19th for Presidents Day.

One-to-one tech help for tablets, smartphones, laptops and Kindles is available for our Floral Park patrons by appointment only ([email protected]).

Call the Library (516 326-6330) to check days and times for the Book Nook. All sales of books, DVDs, etc. support the Friends of the Floral Park Library, a 501c3 organization.

For more information on dates and times, events registration and program details, visit the library website, floralparklibrary.org, call 516 326-6330, or visit us at 17 Caroline Place. All events and programs are subject to change and/or cancellation.

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