Upcoming events at the Port Washington Public Library: April 15- April 30

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Upcoming events at the Port Washington Public Library: April 15- April 30

“Afternoon on Broadway: Celebrating Chita Rivera” is an event scheduled for April 15th, 2024, at 3:00pm. The event will be held in the Lapham Meeting Room.Join us as award-winning director Stephen Nachamie celebrates the legendary Broadway career of Chita Rivera, spanning seven decades with iconic roles in West Side Story, Bye Bye Birdie, and Chicago—registration required.

Weekly Chess Meetup
04/16/2024 @ 3:00pm | Mezzanine Meeting Room
Come in and join us for a game of chess.               

Smart Phones for the Perplexed
04/17/2024 @ 2:30pm | Hagedorn Meeting Room
Get more out of your smartphone or tablet. This class is for adults with little to no experience with technology. Registration starts April 3.                       

Needlecraft BYOP (Bring Your Own Project) Night
04/17/2024 @ 6:00pm | Mezzanine Meeting Room
Bring your craft project to this weekly gathering. Share ideas with fellow crafters and get inspired by our pattern and instructional book collection. Sponsored by FOL.

Board of Trustees Meeting
04/17/2024 @ 7:30pm | Hagedorn Meeting Room
Board of Trustees Meeting. All are welcome.       

Art Lecture: The Whitney Biennial 2024
04/18/2024 @ 3:00pm | Lapham Meeting Room
Professor Thomas Germano will present a visual lecture about the latest 2024 Whitney Biennial. It is the longest-running exhibition of its kind, making the March 2024 exhibition its eighty-first installment.

RCP – Reanimación o Resucitación Cardiopulmonar
04/18/2024 @ 6:00pm | Lapham Meeting Room
Clase de CPR (por sus siglas en inglés) en español. En este curso aprenderemos técnicas y pasos para prestar los primeros auxilios a una persona en situación de emergencia. Este evento es patrocinado por “The Friends of the Library”.                              

Weekly Scrabble Meetup
04/19/2024 @ 1:00pm | Mezzanine Meeting Room
Drop in and play a game of Scrabble. No registration required.                   

Sandwiched In with Author Kelly McMasters
04/19/2024 @ 12:00pm | Lapham Meeting Room
Join Port Washington’s Kelly McMasters, an accomplished essayist, bestselling author, and Hofstra professor, as she discusses her new book, The Leaving Season: A Memoir in Essays. McMasters writes about navigating marriage and motherhood, art and ambition, grief and nostalgia, and the elusive concept of home. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Sponsored by FOL.                              

Earth Day 2024 Celebration at Sunset Park
04/20/2024 @ 2:00 pm
An outdoor Earth Day celebration at Sunset Park featuring a concert of Beatles hits at the Sousa Bandshell. Town of North Hempstead representatives and Port Washington environmental organizations will be on-site with information about their latest sustainability initiatives. Participate in our community art project, enjoy fun eco-friendly crafts, and take home some cool eco-friendly swag. Visit PWPL.org/earthday for more information. Rain Date: 4/27.

Defensive Driving Course
04/20/2024 @ 9:30am | Hagedorn Meeting Room
The Empire Safety Council defensive driving course will be offered from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Seating is limited. Registration is required and begins on April 1. Priority will be given to PW cardholders.                  

St. Francis Bus: Health Screenings
04/23/2024 from 10:00 am- 2:00 pm | Parking Lot
The St. Francis Outreach Bus will be in the parking lot from 10 am – 2 pm. Health screenings include a brief cardiac history, blood pressure check, and simple blood tests.                     

Weekly Chess Meetup
 04/23/2024 @ 3:00pm | Mezzanine Meeting Room
Come in and join us for a game of chess.                              

Needlecraft BYOP (Bring Your Own Project) Night
04/24/2024 @ 6:00pm | Mezzanine Meeting Room
Bring your craft project to this weekly gathering. Share ideas with fellow crafters and get inspired by our pattern and instructional book collection. Sponsored by FOL.             

Adventures in Classic Readings
04/24/2024 @ 6:30 pm Hagedorn Meeting Room
The Tragedy of Hamlet by William ShakespeareCopies of the book will be available at the Information Desk. All registrants will receive a complimentary copy of the book provided by the Friends of the Library’s Ruth D. Bogen Memorial Fund (while supplies last).                       

For the Record: Paul McCartney and Wings’ Band on the Run
04/24/2024 @ 7:00 pm Lapham Meeting Room
Join Tony Traguardo for a closer look at Paul McCartney and the Wings’ album “Band on the Run” backstory and triumph. Celebrate its 50th anniversary by reviewing the newly-released “Underdubbed” mix.                              

Poetry Discussion
04/25/2024 @ 1:30pm | Mezzanine Meeting Room
New Book Club! Join fellow readers for a new poetry discussion led by 2022- 2024 Nassau County Poet Laureate Paula Curci. Copies of the selected text for April will be available at the Information Desk. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library’s Ruth D. Bogen Memorial Fund.                   

Homebrew Music Coffeehouse Series
04/25/2024 @ 7:00pm | Lapham Meeting Room
These unique informal gatherings of musicians and music lovers come together to enjoy a live performance by one or more group members.                  

Weekly Scrabble Meetup
04/26/2024 @ 1:00pm | Mezzanine Meeting Room
Drop in and play a game of Scrabble. No registration required.                    

Sandwiched In – Illustrators on Expedition to the Frontier
04/26/2024 @ 12:00pm | Lapham Meeting Room
Join award-winning teacher and art historian Dennis Raverty as he continues his series on the history of illustration. Registration is required.

Sensory Friendly Family Movie: “Luca”
04/26/2024 @ 3:00pm | Lapham Meeting Room
The lights will be dimmed, and the volume will not be too loud, so you can feel free to be yourself and enjoy the movie! No registration is required. 2021 (98 min.)                      

SoundSwap- Mad Agnes: Fine Modern Folk Music
04/28/2024 @ 3:00 pm Lapham Meeting Room
Enjoy some fine modern Folk music at the Library! Sponsored by the FOL. Registration required.

Weekly Chess Meetup
04/30/2024 @ 3:00pm | Mezzanine Meeting Room
Come in and join us for a game of chess.                              

Fiction Book Club
04/30/2024 @ 7:30pm | Mezzanine Meeting Room
Join fellow readers at the Library for an engaging discussion of Here is the Beehive by Sarah Crossan. Copies will be available at the Information Desk or on Libby; registration is required.

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