Port Washington Public Library events for September 18- September 30

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Port Washington Public Library events for September 18- September 30

 

Afternoon on Broadway with Stephen Nachamie – A Celebration of Sheldon Harnick

Monday, September 18 @ 3:00 pm
Lapham Meeting Room and on Zoom

Join award-winning stage and film director Stephen Nachamie as he explores the life and legacy of Broadway lyricist Sheldon Harnick. Mr. Nachamie will present this program virtually, but the Library will livestream his presentation in the Lapham meeting room and on Zoom. Register at pwpl.org/events

Adventures in Classic Readings
Monday, September 18 @ 6:00 pm
Mezzanine Meeting Room

This reading group, facilitated by English Professor Dr. Laury Magnus, will feature great classic works and participatory reading aloud of selected passages. This month, our selection is Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Complimentary copies of the book will be available at the Information Desk (while supplies last). Sponsored by the FOL’s Ruth D. Bogen Memorial Fund. Register at pwpl.org/events

Film: The Sea Wolf (1941-100 min.)
Monday, September 18 @ 7:00 pm
Lapham Meeting Room

After being fished out of the sea by a sailor, three fugitives find themselves prisoners of the ship’s brutal skipper, who refuses to put them ashore, and they hatch an escape plan during a crew mutiny. No registration required.

Art Lecture with Alice Schwarz – John Singleton Copley: Colonial Painter
Tuesday, September 19 @ 12:00 pm
Lapham Meeting Room

Join museum educator Alice W. Schwarz to explore John Singleton Copley’s masterfully detailed portraits of the elite on both shores of the Atlantic from Boston and New York to London. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Register at pwpl.org/events

HHM: Cumbia, Arepa & Empanada Contest
Tuesday, September 19 @ 7:00 pm
Lapham Meeting Room

Join us as our Latinx ESOL students battle for the best food and dance title! Enjoy a sampling of the food, listen to cumbias from different Latin countries, a genre of music and dance, and enjoy a performance from an incredible Doumbek drummer. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Register at pwpl.org/events. For complete listings of all Hispanic Heritage Month events, visit pwpl.org/HHM2023. Para detalles en español visite la pagina pwpl.org/espanol_hhm2023

Board of Trustees Meeting
Wednesday, September 20 @ 7:30 pm
Hagedorn Meeting Room

Board of Trustees Meeting. All are welcome to attend.

Park Story Time
Friday, September 22 @ 9:30 am
Blumenfeld Family Park

Join your favorite librarians at Blumenfeld Park (across the street from the Library) for Park Story Time! No registration required.

Sandwiched In with Ricky Riccardi – Louis Armstrong: King of Queens
Friday, September 22 @ 12:00 pm
Lapham Meeting Room and on Zoom

Join GRAMMY-winning author and historian Ricky Riccardi as he discusses Louis Armstrong’s historic career, shares rare footage, and tells the story of Louis and Lucille’s love affair with Queens, home of the Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Louis Armstrong Center. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Register at pwpl.org/events

HHM: Aerorumba Dance Class
Friday, September 22 @ 7:00 pm
Lapham Meeting Room

Get your heart pumping by moving to the rhythm of Latin music, including reggaeton, salsa, merengue, and bachata. An activity for all ages. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  Register at pwpl.org/events. For complete listings of all Hispanic Heritage Month events, visit pwpl.org/HHM2023. Para detalles en español, visite la pagina pwpl.org/espanol_hhm2023

How to Target Companies & Employers ( 2 -Part Series)
Saturday, September 23 • Part 1 @ 10:00 am & Part 2 @ 1:00 pm
Hagedorn Meeting Room

Learn how to create a target company list and find contacts within the organization. This program is being offered by the PWPL’s Career and Finance Department. Register at pwpl.org/events

SoundSwap: Glenn Strange
Saturday, September 23 @ 2:30 pm
Sousa Bandshell | Rain Location: Lapham Meeting Room

With influence ranging from the Beatles, Elvis, and Led Zeppelin to Nirvana and Foo Fighters, this young Long Island-based band delivers high-energy performances with acoustic quality and smooth transitions. Opening act SPF-30 will support the band. This event is made possible by the Friends of the Library. PW residents will receive priority seating at the relocated indoor event. Register at pwpl.org/events

Fiction Book Club
Tuesday, September 26 @ 7:30 pm
Mezzanine Meeting Room

Join fellow readers at the Library for an engaging discussion of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon. Copies of the book are available on Libby and may also be reserved for pickup at the Library. Register at pwpl.org/events

Teen Anime Club
Wednesday, September 27 @ 4:00 pm
Mezzanine Meeting Room

Join us for our first meeting of the anime club! Come on down after school to discuss your favorite manga & anime. We will take a vote on what anime we will watch. Send age-appropriate suggestions to [email protected]. Open to teens in 7-12th grade. Register at pwpl.org/events starting 9/6.

HHM: Lotería
Wednesday, September 27 @ 4:00 pm
Children’s Workshop Room

Play Lotería (a fun Mexican bingo game), learn new Spanish words with Ms. Jessica, and create a beautiful paper flower craft. For families with children ages 5 to 12. Register at pwpl.org/children. For complete listings of all Hispanic Heritage Month events, visit pwpl.org/HHM2023. Para detalles en español visite la pagina pwpl.org/espanol_hhm2023

HHM: Paraguayan Cooking Demo
Wednesday, September 27 @ 7:00 pm
Lapham Meeting Room

A Hispanic Heritage Month event! Discover the richness of Paraguayan culture through food. Participants will sample the snacks while learning how to make the food. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Register at pwpl.org/events. For complete listings of all Hispanic Heritage Month events, visit pwpl.org/HHM2023. Para detalles en español visite la pagina pwpl.org/espanol_hhm2023

Park Story Time
Friday, September 29 @ 9:30 am
Off-Site

Join your favorite librarians at Blumenfeld Park (across the street from the Library) for Park Story Time! No registration required.

Sandwiched In with Tanisha Mitchell: The Orchestra and the Diva
Friday, September 29 @ 12:00 pm
Lapham Meeting Room

Join Tanisha Mitchell as she explores divas like Maria Callas, Joan Sutherland, and Leontyne Price. The audience will conduct an animated version of the orchestra that accompanies these great singers and Tanisha’s rendition of an exciting aria. Register at pwpl.org/events

Film: Five Days One Summer (1982-108 min.)
Friday, September 29 @ 7:00 pm
Lapham Meeting Room

Sir Sean Connery stars in Fred Zinnemann’s haunting tale of love set against the magnificent background of the Swiss Alps. No registration required.

SAT Zoom Crash Course
Saturday, September 30 @ 10:30 am
Online

This course will cover the English and Math sections of the SAT exam, including the different types of questions appearing on the test. Teens in grades 9-12 can register beginning September 14 at pwpl.org/events. This event is made possible by the Friends of the Library and will be presented by J&J Test Prep.

SoundSwap: Let It Bleed
Saturday, September 30 @ 3:00 pm
Sousa Bandshell | Rain Location: Lapham Meeting Room

Enjoy an afternoon rockin’ to the Rolling Stones music, as presented by Long Island-based tribute band Let It Bleed at the Sousa Bandshell at Sunset Park. This event is made possible by the Friends of the Library. PW residents will receive priority seating at the relocated indoor event. Register at pwpl.org/events

 

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