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AMERICAN GIRL DOLLS AVAILABLE TO CHECK OUT!

MINEOLA LIBRARY SUMMER CONCERT SERIES IN THE PARK **Please bring a chair. In case of inclement weather, the concerts will be held in the Library Community Room.

THE KARPENTEERS MONDAY, JUNE 11 AT 7:00PM Experience a performance by the Karpenteers and you are immediately transported back to the 70’s and the melodic, classic sounds of Karen & Richard Carpenter. Within the first few notes, you will realize that the catchy melodies, lush harmonies and brilliant arrangements can only belong to the Carpenters.

CANTA LIBRE CHAMBER ENSEMBLE MONDAY, JULY 30 AT 7:00PM

Canta Libre Chamber Ensemble will be in concert, performing music for flute, harp, strings and piano. Repertoire for this concert will be Vivaldi’s Double Cello Concerto and Piccolo Concerto, Piazzolla’s Four Seasons. Performers will be Sally Sharrock, flute, Bradley Bosenbeck, violin, Veronica Salas, viola, Bernard Tamosaitis, cello and Karen Lindquist, harp, with special guest, pianist Sayuri Lida.

SCARBOROUGH FAIR MONDAY, AUGUST 6 AT 7:00PM

The Simon & Garfunkel Experience is featured by the Guthrie Brothers. Stories and trivia will be interspersed with songs during a concert that is bound to have audience members smiling and singing along to Simon & Garfunkel favorites.

Thanks to the Friends of the Library, the Children’s Department was able to purchase five American Girl dolls: Julie, Addy, Rebecca, Luciana, and Logan. Each doll comes in a carrying case and includes a foldable bed, that doll’s story, a journal, and a booklet describing Mineola during that doll’s time period. The dolls are available for checkout at the Children’s Desk to Mineola cardholders only, with children six and up. We are also accepting doll donations in good condition; your donation is tax deductible.

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY FUNDRAISER: WIN AMERICAN GIRL “TENNEY GRANT” Your child could win “Tenney Grant,” an American Girl doll! The Friends will be raffling off “Tenney” to raise funds to add a doll to our collection. Tickets will be sold at the Children’s Desk starting Friday, June 1, and will end on Monday, August 6, when the winner will be drawn at our American Girl Party (winner need not be present at this program to claim prize) on Monday, August 6. Raffles will be sold for $1.00 each or 6 tickets for $5.00.

THE EMPIRE PASS AVAILABLE TO CHECK OUT! The Empire Pass is now available at the Mineola Library! This pass waives parking fees for one non-commercial vehicle and its occupants at Long Island Region State Parks, such as Jones Beach State Park, Robert Moses State Park, as well as most facilities operated by the NY State Parks department. For a complete list of participating facilities visit their website: https://parks.ny.gov/parks/park-results.aspx?a=749&ao=0&src=3


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ADULT PROGRAMS

Note: Programs marked with an * require advance registration.

Please call or visit the Reference Desk to sign up for these programs.

ISLAND HARVEST FOOD DRIVE

HEALTH & WELLNESS LECTURE

RUNS JUNE 27 THROUGH JULY 31

HOME CARE STRATEGIES: WHAT TO DO AND WHAT NOT TO DO

Healthy Food Drive Donations—low sodium, low-sugar, please. For example: canned items--beans, vegetables, tuna, chicken, stews, tomatoes, pasta sauce, dried beans; peanut butter, rolled oats, brown rice, olive or canola oil, pasta, cold cereals, baby food, beverages. Please do not give expired food items.

BLOOD DRIVE AT THE LIBRARY* THUR., JUNE 28 FROM 1:30-7:30PM

The library will be hosting a Blood Drive by the Long Island Blood Services on Thursday, June 28th from 1:307:30PM. Please donate now. You may register at the Reference Desk, or call 516-746- 8488 Ext. 2. Walk-ins are always welcome.

ZUMBA FITNESS CLASSES* SATURDAYS AT 10:15-11:00AM: JUNE 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.

Join Kristen Fonte, licensed ZUMBA® instructor and certified personal trainer for this series of workout classes. At the core of each class is music from all over the world, resulting in international rhythms and moves to make the class time fly by. All fitness levels and body types may attend. A $20.00 nonrefundable cash fee is due at registration.

HEARTFULNESS MEDITATION WORKSHOPS* SATURDAYS AT 11:15AM-12:45PM: MAY 26, JUNE 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. In a few minutes, you will learn how to relax and feel the lightness and joy of your true nature.

YOGA CLASSES* EIGHT SESSIONS—FRIDAYS AT 2:00-3:00PM: JULY 13, 20; AUGUST 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; and, SEPTEMBER 14.

April Diane will assist us with creating the habit of wellness through the practice and principals associated with yoga and meditation. She will focus on a combination of Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga where we build strength, improve cardio and relaxation. A $24.00 nonrefundable cash fee is due at registration.

By Certified Senior Advisor, Julia Jenne MONDAY, JUNE 11 AT 1:30PM Before being discharged from the hospital, Julia Jenne will guide you with: the top 10 questions to ask before being discharged; how do I keep my loved one home as long as possible?; and, the discharge card. Remember, youth is a gift, but aging is a work of art!

PROJECT INDEPENDENCE PRESENTS: OVERCOMING WORRY, FEAR, AND MANAGING THE BLUES—MENTAL HEALTH & OLDER ADULTS MONDAY, JUNE 18 AT 1:00-2:00PM

Audrey Dinstell, LCSW and JoAnne Tricarico, RN of the Town of North Hempstead’s Project Independence will present strategies to assist you on: *Learning to recognize signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression; *Gaining an understanding of risk factors and an increased awareness of the most common mental health concerns for older adults; and, *Knowing what types of help are available and when to get help. Call 311 or 516-869-6311 to register or for information.

OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT: MONDAY, JUNE 25 AT 6:30PM RAINDATE: AUGUST 13 On June 25th, 2018 step back in time to the 1950’s. We will be showing Grease to celebrate the 40th anniversary. Classic cars will be on site. Food will be available for purchase. There will also be raffles and giveaways before the movie begins. Costume in your favorite 50’s outfit is encouraged. Movie will begin at sundown; trivia and festivities will begin at 6:30PM. Come join us for a fun-filled night in the park!

ADELPHI COMMUNITY OUTREACH HEARING SCREENING PROGRAM* FRIDAY, JUNE 29 AT 10:00AM-1:00PM Adelphi University’s community outreach program consists of free hearing screenings for adults and children of all ages. Students and faculty from Adelphi University will perform the screenings for those who suspect they have a hearing loss. Results will be given immediately and appropriate recommendations will made by a licensed audiologist.


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ADULT PROGRAMS (continued) MEMOIR WRITING WORKSHOP MONDAYS, JUNE 4, 11, 18 AT 11:00AM

Have you ever wanted your best memories to be shared and remembered forever? Join famous author, Jen Calonita, for guidance in writing your own memoir in these 3 classes and leave with these stories as more than just memories. Sign up begins Monday, May 7, at the Reference Desk.

CROCHET CLASSES* TUESDAYS AT 1:30-3:00PM ON: MAY 29, JUNE 5, 12, 19, 26

Create a Spring Shawl with April Diane. You will need the following materials for a colorful shawl: Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice in Linen (2 skeins--of this color); One skein of each of the following colors: Pink, Sage, Dusty Purple, Dusty Blue; and a 6.0 mm hook, a Yarn needle, and Scissors.

THE FAMILY LOVE LETTER—ESTATE PLANNING WITH A HEART* FRIDAY, JUNE 22 AT 1:30PM

MINEOLA, GROWTH, AND THE FUTURE OF LONG ISLAND* MONDAY, JULY 23 AT 7:00PM

Award-winning real estate columnist Richard Murdocco will explore real estate development trends in the Mineola area, and how they relate to the region as a whole. The discussion will cover how projects shape the future of not only Mineola, but Long Island itself. All are welcome!

SCOTT WOLFSON AND OTHER HEROES IN CONCERT SATURDAY, AUGUST 11 AT 2:00PM

Scott Wolfson and Other Heroes Band has been lighting up stages with their high-energy Americana since 2011. They weld folk, blues, country, Broadway, and rock ’n’ roll into a smart, compelling sound. With their infectious love of music and lyrical imagery, they will set toes tapping and imaginations humming everywhere they go.

EMPIRE SAFETY COUNCIL DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE

At this workshop Samantha Cala and Rhonda Schwartz, AXA Advisors, LLC, will inform you on: Estate Planning Documents; The Importance of Powers of Attorney— Medical and General; and, Details on the contents and use of the Family Love letter.

Individuals of all ages may attend. Checks for $27.00 payable to Empire Safety Council are necessary when registering. Limit 40 participants.

THE POWER OF FOOD: SPANISH TAPAS*

PAINT NIGHT @ THE LIBRARY

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27AT 7:00PM

Join Chef/Dr. Robert Dell’Amore as he prepares two classic Spanish tapas recipes: Andalusian Style chicken, a spicy and sweet one-pot chicken recipe; and a Spanish egg omelet. Delicious small plate samples to taste. A $5.00 fee per person is due at registration.

GEMS OF THE SILENT SCREEN: A SERIES OF SILENT SCREEN FILMS* THURSDAYS AT 1:30PM WITH ADAM SIMMS

Continuing with:

The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927) June 7th; It (1927) July 5th; and Mockery (1927) August 2nd.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18 AT 10:15AM - 4:15PM

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22 AT 6:30PM

Join us for this summer themed Paint Night with Key to My Art in creating your own masterpiece. Key to My Art will guide you step-by-step in creating a beautiful summer painting perfect to decorate your house with! A $7 material fee, either cash or check made out to Cash, is due upon registration. Registration begins July 23, at the Reference Desk.

LECTURE: LYME & TICK AWARENESS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29 AT 6:30-8:30PM

Senator Elaine Phillips, Member of the NYS Senate Task Force on Lyme & Tick Borne Diseases, will bring awareness/ education to the signs, symptoms & proper removal of ticks on children, adults and animals.


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FILM SERIES

Thursdays at 6:30PM and Fridays at 11:00AM

JUNE 7 AND 8 - All the Money in the World-- The kidnapping of sixteen-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail to convince his billionaire grandfather to pay the ransom. JUNE 21 AND 22 - Phantom Thread-- Set in 1950s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover. JULY 12 AND 13 - Hostiles-- In 1892, a legendary Army captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory. JULY 26 AND 27 — Black Panther--King T’Challa returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as new leader. However, T’Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from divisions within his own country. AUGUST 9 AND 10 - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle-- Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. AUGUST 23 AND 24 - Downsizing-- When scientists find a way to shrink humans to five inches tall, Paul Safrane and his wife Audrey decide to ditch their stressed-out lives in order to get small and live large in a luxurious downsized community.

WALTER & JOAN HOBBS ART GALLERY ARTISTS’ SHOWS Please join us downstairs in the Walter & Joan Hobbs Art Gallery. Each month, an artist’s work will be on display for public viewing. JUNE: Margaret Casella JULY: Roberta Lai — Watercolor AUGUST: April Diane — Crochet

CHILDREN’S DISPLAY CASES

YOUTH PROGRAMS PROGRAM POLICIES: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO! • All programs require advance sign-up (unless otherwise indicated). • To sign up you must have a valid Mineola Library card (patrons with cards from other libraries will be put on a waitlist and contacted if space is available). • Sign-up may be done in person, by phone (516746-8488 ext. 1) or e-mail (childrensmineola@ nassaulibrary.org). Please have your card handy when signing up for programs. • Registered participants must be present when the program is scheduled to begin. After 5 minutes, your child’s spot may be given to someone on the waiting list. • All programs have a minimum and a maximum enrollment. Programs may be cancelled due to insufficient registration or inclement weather. • If you can’t attend a program, please contact the Children’s Desk. We often have an extensive waitlist of children waiting to get into a program.

In-person ONLY sign-up starts Friday, June 22 and ends Saturday, August 11 at the Children’s Desk (sign up is continuous throughout the summer). Complete reading and activities to earn small treasure box prizes (while supplies last) along the way! Complete the entire log to earn raffles for the “Big Prize Raffles!” We have clubs for all ages!

OUR 2018 SUMMER READING CLUBS “Libraries Rock!”: Clubs for children birth through entering Kindergarten, entering 1st grade through 7th grade, and teens entering 8th grade through 12th grade.

If your child has a special collection or display they would like to share, call or visit the Children’s Reference Desk at 516-7468488 ext. 1 or e-mail childrensmineola@nassaulibrary.org. This is a great way to make your child feel special by allowing them to share their interests with friends.

THE MUSIC, BUBBLE, AND COMEDY SHOW: BORN TO READ SUMMER READING KICKOFF EVENT!

JUNE: Shouryan S., Age 10 – Beanie Boos and other animals

MONDAY, JUNE 25 AT 4:00PM SIGN UP BEGINS MONDAY, JUNE 11

JULY: Henry W., Age 9 - Figures AUGUST: Erik F., Age 9 - Squishies

Turtle Dance Music will engage children with their show of songs, comedy, music, bubbles, and stories about why libraries rock! Kids will play instruments, try out interactive music technology, and dance along throughout the whole show!


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YOUTH PROGRAMS (continued)

Storytimes and More…. SUMMER STORYCRAFTERS THURSDAYS: JULY 12 TO AUGUST 16 AT 10:45AM Ages 2 to entering kindergarten (with adult caregiver) Sign up begins Monday, June 18 Join Ms. Meredith for exciting stories, favorite songs, and simple crafts.

PAJAMA STORYCRAFTERS WEDNESDAYS: JULY 11 TO AUGUST 15 AT 7:00PM Ages 2 to entering kindergarten (with adult caregiver) Sign up begins Monday, June 18 Join Ms. Maryanne in your pajamas for exciting stories, favorite songs, and simple crafts.

PEPPA PIG STORYTIME TUESDAY, JUNE 12 AT 4:00PM Ages 3-6 years old (with adult caregiver) Sign up begins Tuesday, May 29

Peppa Pig is full of surprises and laughs. Join us for stories, games, and perhaps some “muddy puddle” jumping, as we snort for Peppa Pig!

FATHER’S DAY EMOJI MAGNETS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13 AT 4:30PM Entering grades 1 & up Sign up begins Tuesday, May 29

Let your dad know how “gr8” he is! Color an emoji magnet as a gift for Father’s Day.

DONUTS WITH DAD STORYTIME SATURDAY, JUNE 16 AT 2:00PM Ages 16 months to 6 years (with adult caregiver) Sign up begins Tuesday, May 29

Are you a dad who likes donuts? Then join us for some donuts, stories, and a dad-inspired craft!

BABY LAPSIT WEDNESDAYS: JULY 11, 18, 25 AT 11:00AM Ages 4 mos. – 1 year with caregiver Sign up begins Monday, June 25

Join us for bounces, tickles, songs, and more during this fun program. Find out how these simple activities enhance early literacy skills. Limit 12 families.

TALES FOR TOTS TUESDAYS: AUGUST 7, 14, 21 AT 11:00AM Ages 13 – 23 months with adult Sign up begins Monday, July 23

Are you too old for Baby Lapsit but too young for Storycrafters? This program is designed especially for you! It features songs, stories, movement, and more just for toddlers.

STRIKE UP THE BAND: BOOKS THAT SING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 AT 11:00AM Ages 14 months to Kindergarten (with adult caregiver) Sign up begins Monday, June 4

Follow the music to storytime! Join us for books and activities with a musical theme.

GLOW BUBBLE PAINTING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 AT 4:00PM-5:00PM Entering Kindergarten and up Sign up begins Monday, June 4

Artsy Smartsy will explore the science of the bubble and children will build several bubble blowers and use them to create unique and colorful paintings. They will find out why the bubbles glow!

SLIME SCIENCE FRIDAY, JUNE 29 AT 4:00PM-5:00PM Entering grades 1 and up Sign up begins Monday, June 11

Instructor Chris Buchman will teach children about polymers, and how to make three different types of slime to take home, using glitter, color, and Styrofoam beads.


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YOUTH PROGRAMS (continued) CHILDREN’S SUMMER READING MOVIE SHOWING: DISNEY’S COCO MONDAY, JULY 9 AT 4:00PM-6:00PM

Ages 2 yrs and up (with a caregiver). Sign up begins Mon., June 18

Join us for a showing of “Coco” (109 min., rated PG), Disney/ Pixar’s vibrant tale of music, family, fun, and adventure! Refreshments will be served. *There may be food allergens.

LITTLE CHEFS OCTOPUS CUPCAKE – TUE, JULY 10 AT 3:15PM-3:45PM TEDDY BEARS AT THE BEACH PUDDING CUP – TUE., JULY 17 AT 3:15PM-3:45PM

S’MORES CUPCAKE – TUE., JULY 24 AT 3:15PM-3:45PM

Ages 2 years to entering 2nd grade Sign up for one or more sessions begins Monday, June 11 Children (Little Chefs) are paired with teen volunteers ((Cook) Book Buddies) each week to listen to stories and make a simple, edible food craft together. *Food allergens may be present.

HANDS ON MUSIC: TEDDY BEAR’S PICNIC MONDAY, JULY 16 AT 11:00AM Ages birth to 5 years (with adult caregiver) Sign up begins Monday, July 2 Bring your favorite teddy bear and join us for a musical teddy bear picnic with presenter, Dara Linthwaite. Dara will teach you and your little ones songs and fingerplays during this exciting musical experience.

THE “MAMBO KING” STEEL DRUMS WORKSHOP MONDAY, JULY 16 AT 4:00PM-5:00PM

Entering Kindergarten to 5th grade. Sign up begins Mon., July 2

An instructor from the Long Island Children’s Museum will play songs of Tito Puente playing the timbales (Cuban steel drums) and show children how to make their own “timbale” using metal tins, wood, and more, to take home with them!

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT SATURDAY, JULY 21 AT 10:30AM

Ages 6-17 months (with adult caregiver). Sign up begins Mon., July 2

PLEASE BRING A TOWEL OR BLANKET TO THIS EVENT Join instructor Michelle Vamos for songs, sounds, movement, and fun in this interactive baby and me program.

MINI-MASTER’S OF LIBRARY SCIENCE MONDAY, JULY 23 BETWEEN 1:00PM AND 3:00PM Ages 2 to teen Sign up begins Monday, July 9 Learn what librarians do during a typical day. Stop by the Community Room between 1PM and 3PM to visit stations and complete activities to earn your degree today!

OPERATION SAFE CHILD EVENT (IN THE CHILDREN’S ROOM) MONDAY, JULY 23 FROM 11:00AM TO 3:00PM All Ages No sign up required Parents will receive a free wallet-sized ID card that includes the child’s name, photo, biographical information and their fingerprints. Sponsored by District Attorney Madeline Singas’ Office.

SUPERHERO DRAWING WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY, JULY 25 AT 4:00PM-5:30PM

Entering grades 3 and up

Sign up begins Monday, July 9

Rock your drawing skills with artist McKel Supreme! Learn how to draw superhero characters like Ironman, the Hulk, and Superman.

PET ROCK ADOPTION TWO SESSIONS (CHOOSE ONE TO ATTEND): SESSION #1: SATURDAY, JULY 28 AT 11:00AM SESSION #2: MONDAY, JULY 30 AT 4:00PM Ages 3 years and up Sign up for both sessions begins Monday, July 9 Rocks are the perfect pet; they don’t eat, shed, or poop! Choose a “pet” rock to decorate, pick out a cozy perfectly-sized “blanket,” and decorate your pet’s carrier!

SKETCH AND STRETCH TUESDAY, JULY 31 AT 3:30PM

Entering Grades PreK to 2nd

Sign up begins Monday, July 9

PLEASE WEAR COMFORTABLE PLAY CLOTHES

Join “Sketch and Stretch” for relaxing yoga followed by a creative painting lesson. Each child will leave with a completed painted canvas. Art supplies and yoga mats will be provided.


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YOUTH PROGRAMS (continued) ARTSY BABY WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1 AT 11:00AM

Ages 6-24 months (with adult caregiver) Sign up begins Monday, July 16

PLEASE COME DRESSED FOR A MESS!

Explore and discover art with your baby through hands-on activity stations.

SCIENCE OF SOUND THURSDAY, AUGUST 2 AT 4:15PM-5:15PM

Entering grades 1 and up

Sign up begins Monday, July 16

Instructor Chris Buchman will show children how we hear sounds, and teach them to make simple instruments to take home, such as harmonicas, recorders, flutes, tambourines, or little drums.

ROCK AND ROLL WITH PLAYHOORAY SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 AT 10:30AM

Ages 6 months to entering Kindergarten (with adult caregiver) Sign up begins Monday, July 16

PlayHooray like a rock star with balls, instruments, drums, and so much more. This lively music and movement class will have you reeling and rocking to the beat!

AMERICAN GIRL PARTY AND FUNDRAISER RAFFLE MONDAY, AUGUST 6 FROM 4:00-5:00PM

Ages 6 years and up

Sign up begins Monday, July 23 Pinkies up! Children and their dolls, teddy bears, action figures (doesn’t have to be American Girl) are invited to sip “tea,” play American Girl Bingo, create a unique craft, and more! We will also be continuing to sell raffle tickets for the Friends of the Library to win the American Girl Doll “Tenney Grant.” The raffle winner will be drawn during this event; winner need not be present to win!

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EDIBLE CAROUSEL TUESDAY, AUGUST 7 AT 3:30PM

Ages 2 years old to entering Kindergarten (with adult caregiver) . Sign up begins Monday, July 23 Instructor Sue Bazzicalupo will show children how to make an edible carousel out of cookies and then enjoy a story.

TAPE TOWN WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8 AT 4:00PM Ages 2 to 6 years old (with adult caregiver). Sign up begins Monday, July 23 Children will use a handheld car to “travel” around a taped “road” where they can do different “town” activities. PLEASE BRING A HANDHELD CAR, LIKE A MATCHBOX CAR, TO THIS EVENT.

HANDS ON MUSIC: LULLABIES MONDAY, AUGUST 13 AT 11:00AM Birth to pre-walkers (not yet walking) Sign up begins Monday, July 30 Instructor Dara Linthwaite will introduce fingerplays and musical games to help soothe your little one to sleep.

PUTT-ING THROUGH THE PAGES TUESDAY, AUGUST 14 AT 2:00PM Ages 2 and up. Sign up begins Tuesday, July 31 Come enjoy a round of mini-golf celebrating your favorite books and characters.

YOGA WITH A TWIST WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15 AT 10:30AM

Ages 2-6 years old (with adult caregiver) Sign up begins Monday, July 30

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN YOGA MAT, TOWEL, OR BLANKET TO THIS EVENT Learn simple yoga poses, breathing techniques, and a mindfulness inspired craft. Presented by Michelle Vamos.

IT’S ALL GROOVY WITH PETE THE CAT WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15 AT 4:00PM Ages 2 to 6 years old (with adult caregiver) Sign up begins Monday, July 30 If you are one groovy cat, then join us for stories, games,, a craft, and a special visit from “Pete the Cat.” Don’t forget your cameras!


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YOUTH PROGRAMS (continued) BACK-TO-SCHOOL EMOJI BAGS THURSDAY, AUGUST 16 AT 4:00PM Entering grades 1 and up. Sign up begins Monday, July 30 Color your own smiley face emojis on a canvas drawstring bag to use at home or when you go back to school!

BACK TO BACH PROJECT SATURDAY, AUGUST 25 AT 2:00PM Entering Kindergarten and up. Sign up begins Mon., Aug. 6 The “Back to Bach Project” consists of young, outstanding classical musicians who attend prestigious music schools. They volunteer their time visiting schools and libraries to educate and share their love of classical music. Students in the “Back to Bach Project” will perform various musical pieces for children.

YOUTUBE REVIEW SESSIONS BY APPOINTMENT WITH MISS KAYE

Mandatory Information Session: Thur., July 12 at 3:00PM4:00PM

Entering grades 6-12. Sign up begins Thursday, June 28

Volunteers read graphic novels from our collection and provide reviews for them as specified by the hand-out provided. Each book is worth one (1) hour of community service (this applies to standard sized graphic novels; graphic novels that are longer than average can be awarded with more than one hour). After a review is complete, an appointment needs to be made with Miss Kaye to record the review for YouTube, which will count for one (1) more hour of community service. Videos will only be uploaded with parent or guardian consent.

STEMGINEERING ACADEMY

YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS

FRIDAYS, JULY 13, 20, 27, AUG. 3, 10, 17 AT 4:00PM-5:00PM

TEEN ROOM

SIGN UP BEGINS MON., JUNE 18

JUNE 5, 6, 12, AND 20 AT 3:00-4:00PM Come hang out in the community room @ the library! You can work on homework or play board/video games with your friends!

MINEOLA MINI CROCHET CIRCLE First session scheduled for Thursday, June 14 at 4:00PM; following sessions by appointment with Miss Kaye

Entering grades 6-12. Sign up begins Thursday, May 31 Volunteers will learn how to crochet a small blanket with Miss Kaye at the first session. Each session afterwards will have to be by appointment with Miss Kaye and will count for one (1) hour of community service per session. When the blanket is done, it will be donated to a local animal shelter or other such place in need.

(COOK)BOOK BUDDIES VOLUNTEER PROGRAM TUESDAYS: JULY 10, 17, 24 AT 3:00PM-4:00PM Training session (for first-time volunteers): Tuesday, June 26 at 4:00PM-5:00PM Entering grades 6-12. Sign up begins Monday, June 11 Volunteers read stories to children ages 2 years to entering 2nd grade (Little Chefs) and make an edible food craft with them each week. Volunteers MUST be able to commit to at least 2 SESSIONS to receive community credit. They must be on time at 3:00PM to set up the materials for each craft and stay until 4:00PM to clean up. First-time (Cook)Book Buddies must attend a mandatory training session held on Tuesday, June 26 at 4:00PM-5:00PM. Past participants in the Book Buddies program do not have to attend training, but must sign up and pick up craft directions at the Children’s Desk. *THERE MAY BE FOOD ALLERGENS IN THIS PROGRAM.

ENTERING GRADES 5-8.

JULY 13 – NEED SOME SUPPORT? (STRUCTURAL DESIGN)

JULY 20 – DESIGN FOR SOUND (MAKE A SPEAKER FOR YOUR SMARTPHONE) JULY 27 – PROSTHETIC CHALLENGE (MAKE A PROSTHETIC LEG) AUG. 3 – DESIGN YOUR PATH (MARBLE RUN) AUG. 10 – HOVER ABOVE IT ALL (MAKE A HOVERCRAFT)

AUG. 17 – SOLAR COOKER (SOLAR-POWERED S’MORES COOKER)

An instructor from Hofstra University will show you how to have fun with 6 hands-on engineering design challenges this summer! Get a certificate from Hofstra University for being a “STEMgineer.” The more challenges you complete, the more badges you get on your certificate! *Please bring your tablet, if you have one.

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

The Library will be closed on the following days: Wed., July 4: Independence Day

LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES Terence Timlin, President • Russell Sutherland Maryanne Warnecke • Laura Kern • Michael Vezzi Karen Smith • Barbara Walsh

Chapter & Verse Summer 2018  
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