Port Washington Public Library’s Events for Feb, 2-Feb. 10

Port Washington Public Library’s Events for Feb, 2-Feb. 10


Baby Rhyme Time
02/02/2023 from 9:30 am OR 10:30
Children’s Room
A lapsit story time with songs, music and bouncing rhymes that emphasizes early literacy skills. For children ages birth to 17 months. Registration required.

Weekly Card Game Meet-Up
02/02/2023 @ 12:00 pm
Mezzanine Meeting Room
Join us for a card game every Thursday from 12-3 p.m.

Film: “The Dawn Patrol” (1930-108 min.).
02/02/2023 @ 7:00 pm
Lapham Meeting Room
Pilots Richard Barthelmess and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. are sent on dangerous missions during World War I.

Virtual Sandwiched In with Brian Rose – Gene Kelly – Singing and Dancing in the Rain
02/03/2023 @ 12:00 pm
Gene Kelly is one of the most engaging and influential dancers to ever set foot in Hollywood. This virtual presentation by film and TV historian Brian Rose will survey Kelly’s extraordinary achievements and examine his enduring impact on Hollywood dancing. For more information and registration visit www.pwpl.org/events

Weekly Scrabble Meet-Up
02/03/2023 @ 2:00 pm
Mezzanine Meeting Room
Join us for a scrabble game every Friday from 2-5 p.m.

PWPL’s Music Advisory Council Presents Pianist Aristo Sham
02/05/2023 @ 1:00 pm
Lapham Meeting Room
The Music Advisory Council presents pianist, Aristo Sham for a special performance at the Library. Hailed by the Washington Post as a young artist with “boundless potential” who can “already hold his own with the best,” pianist Aristo Sham has dazzled audiences on five continents in countries ranging from Singapore and Argentina to Slovenia, Morocco, and throughout the United States.

A Time For Kids-Baby Start
02/06/2023 @ 10:00 am
Lapham Meeting Room
Come join A Time for Kids, Inc. as we introduce our littlest learners to the wonderful world of library programs. Activities include music, movement, fine and gross motor development and circle time. Focus is on early literacy, early language development and socialization. For children ages 3 months to 17 months. Registration required.

A Time For Kids
02/06/2023 @ 10:45 am
Lapham Meeting Room
Ms. Karen presents educational activities, movement, music and a craft. For children ages 18 months to 5 years with an adult. Registration required.

Film: “The Duke” (2020-95 min.).
02/06/2023 @ 7:00 pm
Lapham Meeting Room
A 60-year-old taxi driver (Jim Broadbent) steals Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London in order to get the government to invest more in care for the elderly.

AARP Tax Help
02/07/2023 from 10:00 am -3:00 pm
Learning Center Room B
By appointment only. To register, visit the Reference Desk or call 516-883-4400 ext. 1400.

Weekly Chess Meet-Up
02/07/2023 from 3:00-6:00 pm
Mezzanine Meeting Room
Join us for a game of Chess every Tuesday from 3-6 pm.

Support Group for Caregivers of Elderly Relatives
02/07/2023 @ 7:00 pm
Children’s Workshop Room
This support group for adults will give participants the opportunity to talk with others experiencing similar circumstances as well as share ideas for the best ways to handle a variety of situations.

Chrome Basics
02/08/2023 @ 2:30 pm
Hagedorn Meeting Room
In this 10-week course, you’ll learn the basics of how to use a Chromebook, which is a type of laptop that is great for beginners who just want to use the internet. By the end of this course, you’ll know how to navigate the internet in ways that can enrich your life, how to use email, search the internet for information, access sources of entertainment, and connect to people, organizations and interests that matter to you. This class is brought to you in partnership with Senior Planet from AARP and is intended for those age 60 and up.

Valentine Craft
02/08/2023 @ 4:00 pm
Children’s Workshop Room
Create a Valentine llama craft. For children in 1st to 3rd grade. Registration required.

Build a Painting
02/08/2023 @ 6:00 pm
Children’s Workshop Room
A mixed media painting workshop with Adler Gallery Artist in Residence Beverly Crilly. Come ready to get a little messy. For children in 4th to 6th grade. Registration required.

Weekly Game Night
02/08/2023 @ 6:00 pm
Mezzanine Meeting Room
Join a game every Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. We will have a variety of board games to choose from. No registration required.

Photography Club of Long Island (PCLI)
02/08/2023 @ 7:30 pm
Lapham Meeting Room
PCLI presents a hands-on workshop with Mike DiRenzo on how to make “Light Painting Portraits.” Bring your camera, tripod, and remote release to join in the fun.

Weekly Card Game Meet-Up
02/09/2023 from 12:00- 3:00 pm
Mezzanine Meeting Room
Join us for a card game every Thursday from 12-3 pm. No registration required.

Nonfiction Book Club
02/09/2023 @ 1:30 pm
Hagedorn Meeting Room
Please join our librarian and fellow readers for a discussion of “The Chaos Machine: The Inside Story of How Social Media Rewired Our Minds and Our World” by Max Fisher. Please see pwpl.org/events for more information.

Art Lecture with Thomas Germano – The Obama Portraits
02/09/2023 @ 3:00 pm
Lapham Meeting Room and on Zoom
An exploration of the portraits of former President Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama and the artists: Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, the first Black American artists selected for the National Portrait Gallery’s official portraits of a President or first lady.

Film: If I Were King (1938-101 min.)
02/09/2023 @ 7:00 pm
Lapham Meeting Room
Vagabond poet François Villon (Robert Colman) rises to high office in 1463 Paris. Stars Basil Rathbone, Frances Dee, and Ellen Drew.

Sandwiched In with Ron Brown – Sacred Avenue of the Pharaohs
02/10/2023 @ 12:00 pm
Lapham Meeting Room and on Zoom
Join Professor Ron Brown as he begins a new series of programs on the great avenues of the world, beginning in Egypt. This is a hybrid event. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. For more information, please visit pwpl.org/events.

Medicaid Sign-Up Help
02/10/2023 from 2:00- 6:00 pm
North Study Room
Free walk-in assistance from the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council.

Weekly Scrabble Meet-Up
02/10/2023 @ 2:00 pm
Mezzanine Meeting Room
Join us for a scrabble game every Friday from 2-5 pm. No registration required.

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