35th Annual Sakura Chorus Concert at Main
All are invited to enjoy the Great Neck Japanese Women’s Sakura Chorus perform a variety of Japanese and classical favorites accompanied by piano at their 35th annual concert on Sunday, March 18 at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue.
The ladies of the Sakura Chorus take pride in building a musical and cultural bridge between the U.S. and Japan. The members of the Chorus live in various communities across Long Island, and rehearse weekly at the Main Library. Chairperson: Shigeno Okamoto, Conductor: Yuko Tsuda, Pianist: Rikako Asanuma. Program: Edelweiss, Nessun dorma!, Laudate Dominum, Japanese Favorites, Suite “Kokoro no Shiki” … and more.
The White House’s East Wing and the Role of the American First Lady presented by Marilyn Carminio at Main
Join Marilyn Carminio when she talks about the challenging role of the American First Lady on Tuesday, March 20 at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue.
Marilyn Carminio’s research is based on multiple sources and her multimedia presentation format provides a rich experience for the listener. Marilyn was a NYC teacher and went on to work in magazine publishing including at Cosmopolitan, Elle and New Woman.
Mindfulness Meditation with Carolyn Carpentiere at Main
Carolyn Carpentiere will facilitate Mindfulness Meditation on Tuesday, March 20 from 7:15 to 8:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue.
Meditation is a practice that strengthens our focus and attention, as well as releases stress to stay healthy. Open to all skill levels. Please bring a mat or use the library’s chairs.
Carolyn received her 200 hour yoga certification at Long Island Yoga School in 2009 and has continued to work in and study many other holistic solutions to health including Mindfulness Meditation and Reiki. She has studied at Kripalu in the Berkshires, Yoga International and the Open Center in NYC.
Board of Trustees Meeting at Station
The next regular meeting of the Great Neck Library Board of Trustees is scheduled for Tuesday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Station Branch, 26 Great Neck Road (second level), above Best Market, Gardens at Great Neck Plaza. All are welcome. Check with the Library at (516) 466-8055 to confirm that there has been no change in meeting date, time or location.
Wednesday Matinee Film at Main
The next Wednesday Matinee at Main, about life for a single mom in Los Angeles when she allows three young guys to move in with her, will be shown on Wednesday, March 21 at 2:00 p.m. at the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue.
Nassau County Bar Association Speakers Bureau
Buying and Selling Your Home presented by Janet Esagoff, Esq. at Main
Join Nassau County Bar Association speaker, Janet Esagoff, Esq. when she speaks about buying and selling a home, and the important things we need to know about the process on Wednesday, March 21 at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue.
Whether buyer or seller, you don’t want to be surprised by the numbers, or certain contingencies that could arise. When contemplating a home sale or purchase, there are certain closing costs and expenses a homeowner or purchaser can expect to pay. This presentation will help guide you through the process. Janet Esagoff is the Principal Member of Esagoff Law Group, P.C. in Great Neck.
Mansions of Long Island: Reflections of a Bygone Era presented by Orin Finkle at Main
Noted Gold Coast historian Orin Finkle will present a lecture and slide show featuring the mansions, gardens and people of early 1900s Long Island on Thursday, March 22 at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue.
Orin Finkle, who has the largest private archive of period Long Island mansion material in the country, has been compiling his collection for over thirty years. He has written over 200 articles on country estates and high society for numerous publications, including The New York Times.
Encore Film at Station
The next encore film, about life for a single mom in Los Angeles when she allows three young guys to move in with her, will be shown on March 22 at 2:00 p.m. at the Station Branch, 26 Great Neck Road (second level), Gardens at Great Neck Plaza, above Best Market.
Great Neck Library is now a U.S. Flag Retirement Drop Box Location
The U.S. Flag Retirement Box at the Main Library was donated by Daren Chan of Boy Scout Troop 10 of Great Neck, sponsored by American Legion Post 160. The box is located next to the book drop outside the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue. The Great Neck Library thanks Daren, Boy Scouts of America, and American Legion.
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.