What’s happening at the Great Neck Library – June 29 edition

What’s happening at the Great Neck Library – June 29 edition
Free Blood Pressure Screenings courtesy of St. Francis Hospital will be held at the Station Branch Library.

Library Closings

All Great Neck Library locations will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 for Independence Day.

Free Blood Pressure Screenings at Station Branch

Have your blood pressure checked by a clinical nurse from St. Francis Hospital, free of charge on Thursday, July 5 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Station Branch, 26 Great Neck Road, Gardens at Great Neck Plaza, above Best Market.

Hypertension affects one in four adult Americans. Also known as high blood pressure, this condition usually has no symptoms, which is why it is often called the “silent killer.” No registration required.

Additional screenings will be held on Thursdays, Aug. 2 and Sept. 6 at the Station Branch from noon to 2 p.m. in the Reference area.

Sunday Closings

The Main Library and Parkville Branch will be closed on Sundays during the summer effective June 17. Sunday hours will resume on Sept. 16 from 1 to 5 p.m. The Lakeville and Station Branches are closed on Sundays.

Socrates Salon with Conversation Host Ron Gross

Join the conversation about You, The Ethicist, at the next Socrates Salon on Friday, July 6 at 3:00 p.m. in the Large Multipurpose Room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue.
You know right from wrong – right? But you’ve noticed how often (other) people make the wrong choice. So, do you understand how important it is to make your own moral choices thoughtfully and with integrity? To receive further information about this session and upcoming ones, send an email to Ron Gross at [email protected].

Great Neck Library Closing/Cancellation Information Online

Library patrons connected to the Internet are asked to check the website: www.cancellations.com for Library weather related closings/program cancellations.
In order to access this service, Library District residents can log on to cancellations.com, type in their zip code or Great Neck Library and obtain information on program cancellations or Library closings. In addition, at no charge, residents can request automatic e-mails from cancellations.com when the Library has posted any information. This is a way for Library District residents who are connected online to be advised of weather related changes in Library hours or programs.

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