Port Washington Public Library’s events for July 1- July 10

Port Washington Public Library’s events for July 1- July 10

Play Pals
Wednesday, July 5 @ 11:30 a.m. in Children’s Workshop Room
Spend time with your child and meet new people in an educational and creative environment. Ages 18 months to 5 years with an adult. Register at pwpl.org/children

Third & Fourth Grade Book Discussion
Wednesday, July 5 @ 4:00 p.m. in Children’s Workshop Room
Book discussion for Squished by Megan Wagner Lloyd. Books will be available at the time of registration. Register at pwpl.org/children

Discussion Group (Ages 60+): Aging Well Is Not An Oxymoron
Wednesday, July 5 @ 7:00 p.m. in Lapham Meeting Room
Join us for an informal discussion that aims to build community with intelligent discussion, laughter, and social interaction. Register at pwpl.org/events

Board of Trustees Meeting
Wednesday, July 5 @ 7:30 p.m. in Children’s Workshop Room
Board of Trustees Meeting. All are welcome to attend.

Dr. Morley Nkosi – 31 Years In Exile; 31 Years in South Africa
Thursday, July 6 @ 7:00 p.m. in Lapham Meeting Room
Join us to hear more about the compelling story of Dr. Morley Nkosi’s life in exile and his return and adjustment to life in Africa. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Register at pwpl.org/events

Park Story Time
Friday, July 7 @ 9:30 a.m.
Join your favorite librarians every Friday at Blumenfeld Park (across the street from the Library) for Park Story Time! No registration is required.

Sandwiched In with Eco-Photo Explorers – Route 25A: Long Island’s Country Road
Friday, July 7 @ 12:00 p.m. in Lapham Meeting Room and on Zoom
In this fascinating program, Eco-Photo Explorers will explore the historical past of Route 25A and examine its unique place in the lives of all Long Islanders through photographs and stories. Join us for a fast-paced tour of Long Island’s Country Road and learn how it has contributed to the history and culture of Long Island. Register for this hybrid event at pwpl.org/events

Lecture: Hamlet on Film with Dr. Laury Magnus
Friday, July 7 @ 7:00 p.m. in Lapham Meeting Room 

Dr. Laury Magnus will discuss how Shakespeare’s play Hamlet has been adapted to film with illustrative film clips. Re

Summer Reading Celebration
Saturday, July 8 @ 9:00 a.m. at Blumenfeld Park; Rain: Lapham Meeting Room
Join us for the Summer Reading celebration at Blumenfeld Park. Join Miss Lesley for a dance party at 10 a.m. and Bubbledad at 11:15 a.m.! Play games, get some books, check out the Nassau Library System’s Techmobile Bus, and sign-up for the summer reading clubs. In case of rain, join us in the Library’s Lapham Room.

SoundSwap: Petty Rumours
Saturday, July 8 @ 2:30 p.m. at Sousa Bandshell at Sunset Park; Rain: Lapham Meeting Room
Join us at the Sousa Bandshell at Sunset Park on the Town Dock for a great afternoon of music. The show combines over four decades of chart-topping material from Tom Petty, Stevie Nicks, Fleetwood Mac, and The Traveling Wilburys! Petty Rumours’ experienced band members offer an energetic show with a high standard of musicianship. This SoundSwap event is made possible by the Friends of the Library. Port Washington residents will receive priority entry and seating for the indoor event.

Afternoon on Broadway with Stephen Nachamie – Irving Berlin and Beyond: The American Spirit on Broadway
Monday, July 10 @ 3:00 p.m. in Lapham Meeting Room
Join Award-Winning Director Stephen Nachamie as he celebrates the life and legacy of Irving Berlin. Born Israel Beilin, he was a Russian who came to America at the age of 5. In his 100-year life, he wrote songs that are now a part of our American Heritage. Mr. Nachamie will offer a multimedia lecture that will celebrate shows including This Is The Army, Annie Get Your Gun and take a look at his songs such as “God Bless America,” “White Christmas,” “Happy Holiday,” and many more that we hold near and dear. Register at pwpl.org/events

Mahjong for Kids
Monday, July 10 @ 6:30 p.m. in Children’s Workshop Room
Learn the ancient game of Mahjong. For children entering 4th to 6th grade in the fall. Registration begins June 26. Register at pwpl.org/children

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