The Library is sponsoring a Basic First Aid Supplies Drive to support Ukraine. Needed items include Band Aids, Sterile Eye Dressings; Gauze Dressings; Safety Pins; Tweezers and Scissors; Skin Rash Creams; Pain Relievers and Digital Thermometers. There is a bin at the library for your donations, and we thank you for your generosity.
PROGRAMS and EVENTS
Evening Star Quilters Exhibit
The Evening Star Quilters invites the community to a week-long exhibit of members’ quilts of many sizes, styles, colors, and themes. Come and share these visual delights and celebrate local artistic genius! The exhibit is open all next week too!
• Sunday, May 1, 12:30 PM-3:30 PM
• Monday, May 2, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM
• Tuesday, May 3, 11:00 AM-7:00 PM
• Wednesday, May 4, Thursday, May 5, Friday, May 6, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM
The theme of our exhibit, Emergence, is reflective of our hope of returning to many aspects of our lives prior to the disruption and sadness caused by the pandemic. Please join us and view the 40+ quilts created by Evening Star Quilters Guild members and celebrate with us the joy of being able to present our quilted visions again to the public.
Fiction Loves History Book Club with Suzanne Molczan – in Person and Virtual Tuesday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. The book being discussed is: The Living and the Lost by Ellen Feldman. From the author of Paris Never Leaves You, Ellen Feldman’s The Living and the Lost is a gripping story of a young German Jewish woman who returns to Allied Occupied Berlin from America to face the past and unexpected future.
Craft Corner – All-Purpose Room – 2nd Floor Wednesday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. Join us at the library to create a fun craft to decorate your home. A $5 materials fee will be collected at the start of the program. This program is for adults only. Registration is required to attend this program.
Classic Book Discussion – Virtual Wednesday, May 4 at 7 p.m. The book being discussed is: The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli. The Prince is a 1532 discourse on political philosophy by the eminent Italian statesman Machiavelli, whose reputation for cleverness is certainly displayed by the contents of this book.
The Ins and Outs of Joint Replacement Therapy – Virtual Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. Orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Sreevathsa Boraiah from Northwell Health will discuss joint replacement surgery. Bring your questions! Dr. Boraiah specializes in hip and knee replacement, utilizing the latest techniques and approaches. He is also trained in the use of robotic surgery for hip and knee replacements. You won’t want to miss this! *This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.
CHILDREN and YOUNG ADULT EVENTS
Mosaic Mirror – All Purpose Rm. 2nd Floor
Friday, April 29 at 4 p.m. Grades 1 – 4. Create a beautiful mosaic mirror from beads, glass and more! A lovely gift for Mother’s Day.
Mosaic Mirror (YA) – All-Purpose Rm. 2nd Floor
Friday, April 29 at 5:30 p.m. Grades 5 – 12. Create a beautiful mosaic mirror using beads, glass and more! A lovely gift for Mother’s Day.
Out of this World…Kahoot Trivia Game Night! – Virtual Thursday, May 5 at 7 p.m. All Ages- Family Fun! Celebrate National Space Day by blasting off into outer-space with Mr. B. & Miss Jessi! **All participants will be entered in a Raffle to receive a surprise.
Spring Candles – All Purpose Rm. 2nd Floor Friday, May 6 at 4 p.m. Grades 1 – 4. Create a beautiful scented candle made from recycled wax. The perfect gift for Mother’s Day!
Spring Candles (YA) – All-Purpose Rm. 2nd Floor Friday, May 6 at 5:30 p.m. Grades 5- 12. Create a beautiful spring-scented candle made from recycled was. The perfect gift for Mother’s Day!