Upcoming programs at Port Washington Public Library: April 5 – 14

Upcoming programs at Port Washington Public Library: April 5 – 14

Weekly Scrabble Meetup
04/05/2024 @ 1:00pm | Mezzanine Meeting Room
Drop in and play a game of Scrabble. No registration is required.                    

The Channel Islands: California’s Underwater Jungle
04/05/2024 @ 12:00pm | Lapham Meeting Room & Zoom
Join Eco-Photo Explorers as they explore the kelp forests of California’s Channel Islands. These magnificent kelp forests off California’s coast are filled with dense groves of mesmerizing plants and harbor some of the most beguiling temperate marine life found anywhere. Sponsored by FOL. Register at pwpl.org/events      

SAT Crash Course
04/06/2024 @ 10:00am | Online
This course will cover the English and Math sections of the test and teach students about the different types of questions that appear on the test—sponsored by FOL.                     


SoundSwap: Folk Artists Gathering Time
4/06/2024 @ 2:00pm | Lapham Meeting Room
Long Island-based trio Gathering Time blends ’60s and ’70s classics with original songs. Their sound is influenced by The Byrds, Peter, Paul & Mary, and Joni Mitchell. Registration is required. Sponsored by FOL.                         

Violionist Risa Hokamura
04/07/2024 @ 3:00pm | Lapham Meeting Room
Risa Hokamura began studying the violin at the age of three and, by the age of ten, captured top prizes in competitions throughout her home country of Japan. Sponsored by the Music Advisory Council. Registration required.

Solar Eclipse Watch Party
04/08/2024 @ 2:00pm | Lapham Meeting Room & Terrace
Join us for a Solar Eclipse watch party. A limited supply of eclipse glasses will be available for those joining us on the Library’s outdoor terrace. No registration is required.        

Hypertension Screenings
04/09/2024 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm | Joan and Arnold Saltzman Reading Room
Blood Pressure Screenings are provided by St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center volunteers.                     

Art Lecture- Ugolino and His Sons by Jean Baptiste Carpeaux
04/09/2024 @ 12:00pm | Lapham Meeting Room
Join museum educator Alice W. Schwarz for an in-depth exploration of a romantic 19th-century sculpture by French artist Jean Baptiste Carpeaux. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.                    

Weekly Chess Meetup
04/09/2024 @ 3:00pm | Mezzanine Meeting Room
Come in and join us for a game of chess.                              

Budget Vote/Trustee Election
04/09/2024 @ 7:00am | Lobby
Budget Vote/Trustee Election     

Naloxone Training
04/09/2024 @ 7:00pm | Lapham Meeting Room.
Acquire the skills necessary to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. Following this event, attendees will receive a free Naloxone kit. Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services will present the training.          

Sensory Friendly Craft: Glow in the Dark Shaker Jars
04/10/2024 @ 11:30am | Children’s Room
Create your own sensory cosmic glow-in-the-dark shaker jar. For elementary-age children with a supervising adult. Registration required.                    

Needlecraft BYOP Night
04/10/2024 @ 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 instruction books collection. Sponsored by FOL.

Nonfiction Book Club
04/11/2024 @ 1:30pm | Hagedorn Meeting Room
Join fellow readers at the Library for an engaging discussion of Better Living Through Birding by Christian Cooper. Copies of the book are available on Libby and may also be picked up at the Information Desk. Better Living Through Birding is the 2024 Long Island Reads selection. Registration required. Reserve tickets to see Christian Cooper at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library on April 21, 2024, at 2 pm.  

The College Process
04/11/2024 @ 6:45pm | Lapham Meeting Room
Learn about the various components of the college process, courses students take in high school, and ways that students can craft a robust transcript. Kitty R. Klein, College Advisor/Consultant, will facilitate this event.  

Weekly Scrabble Meetup
04/12/2024 @ 1:00pm | Mezzanine Meeting Room
Drop in and play a game of Scrabble. No registration is required.                    

Sandwiched In- Madame Restell: The Wickedest Woman in New York
04/12/2024 @ 12:00pm | Lapham Meeting Room
Join Professor Ron Brown for his series on famous New Yorkers. Madame Restell started a controversial but successful business as a “Female Physician” helping pregnant women. She faced numerous legal battles and was dubbed “The Wickedest Woman in New York” by the Fifth Avenue elite.                             

Alzheimer’s Information Session
04/12/2024 @ 2:00pm | Hagedorn Meeting Room
Parker Institute’s representatives will be available to provide information on their services to Alzheimer’s patients and their families.

AAC Reception: Carole Freysz Gutierrez
04/13/2024 @ 2:00pm | Lapham Meeting Room
An art reception for Adler Gallery artist Carole Freysz Gutierrez. Her work, “PODS,” is on view in the Adler Gallery through April 29. Sponsored by the Art Advisory Council. 

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