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SUMMER 2019 195 Marcellus Road, Mineola, NY 11501 • (516) 746-8488 • mineolalibrary.info Join the 2019 Nassau Library Tour! Road trip to as many of Nassau’s public libraries as you can during July and August. Each one is your gateway into a new community--visit the library, then explore the attractions, restaurants, and parks nearby. Summer is here, which means it’s time for some great Take the self-guided tour as a family, a team of friends, or go solo. In each outdoor events at the Memorial Park Amphitheatre. We filled the park last summer with our popular library there’s a unique feature to hunt for, and you’ll earn prizes as you events, and we have four great events this summer: two go along. Visit 45 or more and be entered to win a grand prize! Get concerts and two movies. started by picking up a map at the Mineola Memorial Library. For more We’ll start it off on Monday evening July 8 at 7pm with information, visit tour.nassaulibrary.org. #nassaulibrarytour the musical duo Barely Acoustic. This group is known for their rich rock vocals and tight harmonies and features a set list from the 50’s era to today. On Monday evening July 22, we will feature our first movie on the outdoor big screen. We are proud to present that 80’s classic Dirty Dancing! This nostalgic movie set at Love to read? Love prizes? Then join our Adult Summer Reading a Catskills resort in 1963 will have you up and dancing. The Program! Ages 18 and over. Read, complete reading challenges movie will begin at sunset (approximately 8:30 pm) but come and submit at the Reference Desk for chances to win in our prize early for free popcorn and great atmosphere. drawings! Sign up starting on Monday, June 24 at the Reference Can you believe it has been 50 years since Woodstock? We Desk. Program runs from June 24 through Friday, August will celebrate this momentous anniversary at 7pm on Monday 23, 2019. Also, don’t forget to check out our space-themed evening July 29 with an outdoor concert featuring the band Just programs this summer! See inside for details. Sixties. This popular Long Island band will pay tribute to classic Woodstock performers, including Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Santana, and The Who. And finally on Monday August 12 we will have a fun family outdoor movie night as we present Disney’s The Little Mermaid. The film will start at sunset (approximately 8:15pm), but come The Friends of the Library will be raffling them off for the early at 7pm as we will have live appearances from Ariel and Eric Library to start a circulating Wilton cake who will pose for pictures and autographs with the kids. pan collection. Raffle tickets will be sold There are so many additional reasons to come to the library at the Children’s Desk starting Sat., June this summer. Please see the pages of this newsletter for details 1 to Sat., August 10, when the winner will of this and all our offerings. Hope to see you at the library soon! be drawn. ($1 for each ticket or 6 tickets for $5. Exact cash only.) Library Director

From the Director’s Desk

ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM: A UNIVERSE OF STORIES

WIN AMERICAN GIRL “TENNEY GRANT” OR “MELODY ELLISON”

Charles Sleefe

MINCON: THE MINEOLA LIBRARY’S COMIC CONVENTION SATURDAY, JULY 13, AT 10:00AM-5:00PM. Join us for celebrity guests, character appearances, authors, artists, vendors, music, food, panels, and programs. Fun programs include: Breakfast of Champions (Meet a superhero & enjoy a treat): 10-11AM Fairy Tea Party (Meet a fairy & enjoy a sweet treat): 11:30AM-12:30PM Meet the “DogVinci” (Get a selfie & “pawtograph” from a dog who paints): 11AM-2PM Green Screen/Special Effects Background Photography (selfies/pics): 10AM-4PM

“Cosplay/Costumes, Props & Armor” panel (with celebrity guests): 1PM-2PM Chibi (small & cute characters) Drawing class (with McKel Supreme): 1:30-2:30PM Flip Your Wig! Workshop (Style or restore your costume wig with Gata): 2:45-3:45PM Cosplay/Costume Contest (win prizes!): 3:45-4:45PM.

And many more! Please see: www.mineolalibrary.info/mincon or https://www.facebook.com/MinConMineolaLibrary.


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ADULT PROGRAMS

Note: Programs marked with an * require advance registration. ADULT PROGRAM POLICIES Programs in this section are restricted to Adults ages 18 and over, unless otherwise indicated.

All programs require advance sign-up except for concerts, movies and theatrical productions. Sign up may be done in person or by phone 516-746-8488 ext. 2. Registered participants must be present when the program is scheduled to begin. After 5 minutes, your spot may be given to someone on the waiting list.

All programs have a minimum and maximum enrollment. Programs may be cancelled due to insufficient registration or inclement weather. If you can’t attend a program, please contact the Reference Desk. We often have a waitlist for programs and would appreciate being able to let others in if you are unable to attend.

TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD ANIMAL SHELTER MOBILE ADOPTION EVENT SATURDAY, JUNE 8 AT 12 NOON-3:00PM

The Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter will be here with adoptable pets. They will be accepting donations for the shelter: cat toys, Nylabones, Kongs, bedding, Yesterday’s News cat litter, newspaper, unopened jarred baby food (chicken or turkey only), cat treats, pet diapers, Whimzees (at least 6”), puzzle toys for cats or dogs, non-retractable leashes, animal nail clippers, and shoe boxes.

Outdoor Events:

YOGA* SATURDAYS AT 10:30AM-11:30AM: JUNE 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 & JULY 6 FEE: $18 (CASH ONLY)

Join instructor Robyn Littman for yoga focused on breathing, beginner postures, strengthening, and stretching. Bring a mat/towel and water.

BLOOD DRIVE AT THE LIBRARY JUNE 3 AT 1:30-7:30PM

AN EVENING WITH BARELY ACOUSTIC (GINA MARIE BILARDI AND THOMAS MEZZAPELIA) MONDAY, JULY 8 AT 7:00PM

The library will be hosting a Blood Drive by Long Island Blood Services. Please donate. You may register at the Reference Desk, or call 516-746-8488 Ext. 2. Walk-ins are always welcome.

Acoustic duo performs songs with rock, pop and country influences. Enjoy an evening outdoors listening to this talented pair!

CHI KUNG (QIGONG) MEDITATION CLASSES*

DIRTY DANCING OUTDOOR MOVIE EVENT

TUESDAYS AT 11:00AM-12:00PM: MAY 28, JUNE 4, 11, 18 & 25 Join Andrea Albergo for Chi Kung, which is considered a beautiful peaceful path for body, mind and spirit.

TAI CHI PRESENTED BY NYU WINTHROP* TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS AT 12:30PM-1:30PM: JULY 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, AUGUST 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 & 29 Instructor Ellen Berghorn, MS, RN, will hold twiceweekly classes as part of NYU Winthrop Hospital’s fall prevention workshops. More than one-third of people aged 65 and older fall each year. Tai Chi is an evidencebased program for older adults at risk of falling due to leg weakness and poor balance.

MONDAY, JULY 22, 8:30PM

It’s the 30th anniversary of the smash 80s hit Dirty Dancing. Join us outdoors around sunset (approximately 8:30pm) for a screening of the film starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey!

JUST SIXTIES PERFORMS THE ROAD TO WOODSTOCK MONDAY, JULY 29 AT 7:00PM

Hear the USA’s longest running Sixties tribute, Just Sixties, perform The Road to Woodstock, a tribute celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Woodstock Festival.


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ADULT PROGRAMS (continued) GRINDHOUSE RADIO PRESENTS PODCASTING & RADIO BROADCASTING* THURSDAY, JUNE 6 AT 7:00PM

Join cast members from the award winning, Top 20 iTunes series, The Grindhouse Radio, as they guide you through the process of creating your own podcast from points A to Z.

WOMEN’S SELF DEFENSE* SATURDAY, JUNE 8 AT 1:00PM

This safety and self-defense class is specifically designed for women to effectively learn how to handle sexual assault. Grand Master Gene Perceval, the instructor, has been teaching for over 57 years. This class covers traditional martial arts techniques and advocates for a world focused on respect, harmony, inspiration, and living in calmness of mind.

CRAFT: WIRE WRAPPED EARRINGS* MONDAY, JUNE 10 AT 6:30PM-8:30PM $10 CASH MATERIALS FEE DUE AT REGISTRATION Donna Irvine will help you make beautiful wire wrapped earrings. Customize your project by choosing the wire color and bead colors.

GOURMET FRENCH BREAD PIZZA WITH CHEF ROB DELL’AMORE* WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12 AT 6:30PM

Join Chef Dr. Robert Dell’Amore as he returns to prepare sauteed spinach, mushrooms, sundried tomatoes, cauliflower, artichoke hearts, and roasted peppers on 8’’ whole wheat and/or white flour flat-breads. All done with a skillet and toaster oven.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SOCIAL SECURITY* MONDAY, JUNE 17 AT 1:30PM

Nilsa Henriquez, a Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration, will be here to lecture and answer your questions about retirement, disability, survivor benefits and more. She will also walk you through using the online tools that the SSA has available. Whether you are already on Social Security or thinking about retirement, join us for this informative session.

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MOTORCYCLE SAFETY* WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19 AT 7:00PM

Learn how to increase safety while riding your motorcycle. Topics include proper cornering, braking, general riding skills, group riding, street strategies, road awareness and more. Presented by Empire State Motorcycle Safety Education Program.

WALT WHITMAN AT 200* SATURDAY, JUNE 22 AT 1:30PM

Darrel Blaine Ford will visit us as poet Walt Whitman! Learn about Whitman’s life on Long Island, his service during the Civil War and, of course, his poetry.

DOG & CAT FIRST AID* MONDAY, JUNE 24 AT 6:30PM

First aid for cats and dogs is the immediate and temporary care given to an injured animal until it can be taken to a professional veterinarian for medical care. Presented by Celia Vollmer, certified Pet First Aid instructor by the American Red Cross.

1969: THE YEAR THAT POINTED THE WAY (LECTURE WITH CLIVE YOUNG)* WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26 AT 7:00PM

Five decades on, 1969 remains one of the most fascinating years in modern times. Closing out the turbulent Sixties while laying the groundwork for the decades to come, 1969 had it all: the world watched the moon landing, Baby Boomers flocked to Woodstock, kids visited Sesame Street for the first time, the Beatles recorded together for the last time, and underdog New York teams turned the sports world upside down—and that’s just the tip of the iceberg! Go on a trip back in time as we explore 1969’s trends, music, fashion and more in this upbeat, fastpaced multimedia program.

KNOW THE 10 SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: EARLY DETECTION MATTERS* WEDNESDAY, JULY 17 AT 11:00AM

Learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease, hear from people who have the disease, and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE The Library will be closed on the following days: Thursday, July 4: Independence Day


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ADULT PROGRAMS (continued) APOLLO AT 50* THURSDAY, JULY 18 AT 7:30PM

In 1969 the world watched as Neil Armstrong took his first steps on the Moon. Listen and learn about the Lunar Module, the Apollo Space Program, and the role of Long Island in this historical feat. Presented by the Cradle of Aviation.

THE SPACE RACE AND COLD WAR & WW2 THE FINAL FRONTIER! WITH THE MUSEUM OF INTERESTING THINGS SATURDAY, JULY 27 AT 1:00PM

(THIS PROGRAM IS FOR ADULTS, TEENS & CHILDREN) This program is for adults, teens, and children. The Space Race, the Cold War, and the Atomic Era fueled an era of exploration and invention that still influences products, designs, and culture to this day. The Museum of Interesting Things brings together this trend with an exhibition filled with items inspired by the Space Race, Cold War, and WW2 with actual items from NASA, WW2, and the Cold War as well as the Atomic/Radiology and spy items.

HOPE FOR YOUTH: BECOME A FOSTER PARENT! SATURDAY, AUGUST 3 AT 11:00AM. SIGN UP BEGINS MONDAY, JULY 15

Thousands of children across Long Island are in need of love and care. Join Hope for Youth to learn more about becoming a foster parent.

VANDERBILT MUSEUM SOLAR TELESCOPE WORKSHOP* SATURDAY, AUGUST 3 AT 2:00PM

Gain a basic understanding of how the Sun works and learn about the importance of scientific inquiry. We’ll go outside to view the Sun directly using a Solar Telescope. Presented by the Vanderbilt Museum.

EXCELSIOR! THE AMAZING LIFE OF STAN LEE* MONDAY, AUGUST 5 AT 7:00PM

Entering publishing as an office assistant when he was only 16, Stan Lee went on to change the comic book industry forever as he created amazing superheroes (and villains!) that fans could relate to, turning Marvel Comics into a media empire. Many of his creations including Spiderman, the Hulk, Iron Man, Thor are known the world over.

NASSAU COUNTY CLERK MOBILE OFFICE WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7 AT 11:00AM-1:30PM (IN THE COMMUNITY ROOM)

The Nassau County Clerk’s Mobile Office is on the road offering County Clerk services to Nassau County residents. Office representatives will be able to provide certified copies of land records (deeds, mortgages, and mortgage satisfactions) and notary services for a fee. In addition, the Mobile Office will also offer Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell’s Veterans Recognition Program, where office representatives can process veteran discharge papers (DD-214) and provide our Veterans Discount Card, free of charge.

GENEALOGY PROGRAM: YOUR FAMILY TREE* WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21 AT 6:30PM

Librarian and genealogy enthusiast Grace Palmisano will show some helpful hints on tracing your family’s history. Special attention will be paid to digital records.

DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE EMPIRE SAFETY COUNCIL DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE* SATURDAY, AUGUST 10 AT 10:15AM-4:15PM

Individuals of all ages may attend. A check for $27.00 payable to Empire Safety Council is due at registration. One check per person. Registration starts on July 8.

The Library’s Book Club meets one evening each month at 7PM. Come enjoy our relaxed atmosphere as we discuss great books. Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month before each discussion.

THURSDAY JUNE 20 — A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles; hosted by Library Director Charles WEDNESDAY JULY 17 — An American Marriage by Tayari Jones; hosted by Librarian Jillian THURSDAY AUGUST 15 —The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid; hosted by Librarian Trainee Jaime

THE 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 - Rick Schnall: Landscape JULY - Lindsey Robson: Acrylic AUGUST - Joanna Barbolla: Abstract


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ADULT PROGRAMS (continued) CLASSICS & CONVERSATION: SO YOU WANNA BE A STAR? Join Adam Simms for a presentation of the following films: JULY 18 @ 1:45PM: Show People (1928)

AUGUST 1 @ 1:45PM: What Price Hollywood (1932) SEPTEMBER 5 @ 1:30PM: Bombshell (1933)

OCTOBER 3 @ 1:30PM: A Star is Born (1937)

NOVEMBER 14 @ 1:30PM: Sunset Boulevard (1950) DECEMBER 5 @ 1:30PM: Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

FEATURE FILM SERIES Thursdays at 6:30PM and Fridays at 11:00AM JUNE 13 AND 14—The Favourite. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne while her friend Lady Sarah and newcomer Abigail battle for political favor, and the affection of the queen.

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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 (516-746-8488 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.

Storytimes and More… SUMMER STORYCRAFTERS

THURSDAYS: JULY 11 TO AUGUST 15 AT 10:45AM for Ages 2 to entering kindergarten (with adult caregiver) (Sign up begins Monday, June 24) Join Ms. Meredith for exciting stories, favorite songs, and simple crafts.

BABY LAPSIT

JUNE 27 AND 28—Ben is Back. A drug addicted teenager reunites with his family on Christmas Eve, forcing his mother to do everything she can to help her troubled son.

MONDAYS AT 11:00AM: JUNE 3, 10, 17, 24 for Ages 4 mos. – 1 year with caregiver. Sign-up begins Monday, May 20 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.

JULY 11 AND 12—Welcome to Marwen. After developing amnesia, Mark creates an art installation with items piecing together his old and new lives, which soon becomes a fantasy world that revitalizes his strength.

TALES FOR TOTS

JULY 25 AND 26—The Mule. An 80 year old man unknowingly becomes a drug courier for a Mexican cartel, and races to battle his old demons before law enforcement, or the cartel, catches up with him. AUGUST 8 AND 9—Free Solo. This documentary follows Alex Honnold, the world’s most accomplished free solo climber, as he prepares for his most daring feast yet: climbing El Capitan, a 3200-foot mountain, without a rope or safety gear. AUGUST 22 AND 23—On the Basis of Sex. The true story of young Ruth Bader Ginsberg as she and her husband bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.

MONDAYS AT 11:00AM: JULY 1, 8, 15 for Ages 13 – 23 months with adult. Sign-up begins Monday, June 17 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. Limit 12 families.

FATHER’S DAY FOOTBALLS TUESDAY, JUNE 11 AT 4:30PM for Gr. 1 and up. Sign up begins Tuesday, May 28 Color a football to take home and head out for a game on Father’s Day!

MICKEY’S 90TH BIRTHDAY BASH! WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12 AT 4:00PM for All Ages. Sign up begins Tuesday, May 28 Hot dog! You’re invited to a birthday party for the one and only Mickey Mouse! Celebrate everyone’s favorite mouse with stories and more!


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YOUTH PROGRAMS (continued) DONUTS WITH DAD SATURDAY, JUNE 15 AT 2:00PM for All Ages. Sign up begins Tuesday, May 28 Join us for a special storytime (with donuts!) to celebrate Father’s Day.

POOP EMOJI SQUISHIES TUESDAY, JUNE 18 AT 4:30PM for Gr. 1 and up. Sign up Monday, June 3 Color in your own poop emoji squishy for fun and take it home with you!

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR BIRTHDAY BINGO NIGHT! WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19 AT 4:00PM for All Ages. Sign up begins Monday, June 3 Eric Carle’s “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” turns 50 this year! Let’s celebrate with a Carle themed Bingo event!

LITTLE CHEFS

Rocket Pop Cupcake: TUESDAY, JULY 9 AT 3:15PM3:45PM; Planet Cupcake: TUESDAY, JULY 16 AT 3:15PM3:45PM; Cowboy Cupcake: TUESDAY, JULY 23 AT 3:15PM-3:45PM; Alien Cupcake: TUESDAY, JULY 30 AT 3:15PM-3:45PM. Ages 2 years to entering 2nd grade. Sign up for one or more sessions begins Monday, June 24 Children (Little Chefs) are paired with teen volunteers each week to listen to stories and make a simple, edible food craft together. *Food allergens may be present.

PIGGY PARTY

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10 AT 7:00PM for Ages 3 to 6 years old (with caregiver). Sign up begins Monday, June 24 Come hear some pig stories, make a pig craft, and play some pig games.

SKETCH AND STRETCH: THE CELESTIAL SKY

MONDAY, JULY 15 AT 4:00PM for entering Kindergarten to 2nd Grade. Sign up begins Monday, July 1 Come for yoga and a painting lesson. Art supplies and yoga mats provided.

ROCKET SCIENCE

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17 AT 4:00-5:00PM for entering Gr. 1 & up. Sign up begins Monday, June 24 Chris Buchman will run a rocket demonstration, dry ice, and other space related demos.

SPEECH SCREENING

FRIDAY, JULY 19 AT 11:00AM-1:00PM for Ages 0-5 years old (with caregiver). Sign up begins Monday, July 1 Bring your child for a free speech screening with a certified speech pathologist from Adelphi.

MOON LANDING PARTY

SATURDAY, JULY 20 11:00AM-1:00PM (drop in any time, stories at noon) for All Ages Sign up begins Monday, July 11 It’s been 50 years since the first moon landing! Come help us celebrate this historic event with crafts, stories, snacks, and more.

STAR WARS WOOKIE COOKIES

MONDAY, JULY 22 AT 12:00PM for Ages 3 years old to entering Grade 2 (with adult) Sign up begins Monday, July 8 Join Chef Rob for Star Wars themed games and ready-todecorate Wookie-shaped cookies.

CERAMIC SHARK BANKS

MONDAY, JULY 22 AT 4:00PM for entering Gr. 1 and up. Sign up begins Monday, July 8 Celebrate Shark Week by painting your own ceramic shark bank to take home with you!

“A UNIVERSE OF STORIES:” 2019 SUMMER READING CLUB FOR CHILDREN IN-PERSON ONLY SIGN-UP STARTS FRIDAY, JUNE 21 AND ENDS SATURDAY, AUGUST 10 at the Children’s Desk (sign up is continuous throughout the summer). Reading Clubs available for all ages from birth to entering Grade 12 Complete reading to earn small treasure box prizes (while supplies last) and raffle tickets for our “Big Prizes” along the way! Logs must be picked up at the Children’s Desk.

THE SPACE ROADSHOW: SUMMER READING KICKOFF EVENT! MONDAY, JUNE 24 AT 4:00PM. All Ages (But best for Kindergarten and up) Sign up begins Monday, June 10 Explore the phases of the moon using a model of the moon and a video camera. Take a field trip to parts of the world. Visit Kennedy Space Center to watch a space shuttle launch. Discover what it’s like to be weightless in the shuttle and on the International Space Station. Presented by Lee Ognibene, retired Sayville Planetarium Director.


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YOUTH PROGRAMS (continued) TEDDY BEAR CLINIC

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24 AT 11:00AM for entering Pre-K to 2nd Grade. Sign up begins Monday, July 8 (Bring a stuffed animal or doll) Children will dress up as doctors and nurses and take care of their stuffed animals at different “medical” stations. Presented by Northwell Health.

STORIES AND MORE: BUGS

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24 AT 7:00PM for Ages 3 to 5 years old (with caregiver). Sign up begins Monday, July 8 Come and listen to some stories and make two crafts.

“YOU’RE A STAR!” SQUISHY

FRIDAY, JULY 26 AT 4:00-4:30PM for entering Gr. 1 & up Sign up begins Monday, July 8 Design your own star-shaped squishy to take home with you!

THE SPACE RACE TRAVELLING EXHIBITION

SATURDAY, JULY 27 AT 1:00PM - Open to All (No sign up required) Come for this travelling and hands-on exhibition of antiques and inventions inspired by space travel.

BABIES & TODDLERS IN MOTION

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HOPE FOR YOUTH: BECOME A FOSTER PARENT!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3 AT 11:00AM - Open to Adults. Sign up begins Monday, July 15 Join Hope for Youth to learn more about becoming a foster parent.

EXTRATERRESTRIAL TURTLES (COLD SPRING HARBOR WHALING MUSEUM)

MONDAY, AUGUST 5 AT 4:00PM for Ages 2½ years old to entering Grade 1. Sign up begins Monday, July 22 Discover how cosmonauts on the International Space Station are getting an extraterrestrial view of baby turtles. Presented by the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum.

CRAFT MASHUP

TUESDAY, AUGUST 6 FROM 3:00-5:00PM for All Ages (No sign up required) Come in and create your own masterpiece using craft supplies from our programs past. Supplies are only while they last.

SPACE EXPLORERS

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7 AT 7:00PM for Ages 4 to 7 years old (with adult). Sign up begins Monday, July 22 Read space stories, play games, and make a craft.

BUBBLEARIUM

MONDAY, JULY 29 AT 10:45AM for Ages 0-5 years old (with adult) Sign up begins Monday, July 15 Get ready to stretch, jump, balance, and circle dance with presenter Lee Knight.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 8 AT 3:45PM for Ages 3 years old to Grade 1 (with adult) Sign up begins Monday, July 22 The Science Wizard will explore the world of bubbles.

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER: MAKE HOMEMADE DOG TOYS FOR HOMELESS DOGS

THE LITTLE MERMAID OUTDOOR MOVIE & CHARACTER MEET AND GREET

MONDAY, JULY 29 AT 4:00PM - Family Program (with children of all ages) Sign up begins Monday, July 15 Bring a clean, adult-sized t-shirt. Work together to create a dog toy using a t-shirt and a tennis ball. Toys will be donated to a local shelter.

MONDAY, AUGUST 12 AT 7:00-8:00PM for All Ages (No sign up required) Before you see our showing of “The Little Mermaid,” come meet Ariel and Eric! Bring your camera!

STEMTASTIC FUN: EARTH, MOON, AND STARS

TUESDAY, AUGUST 13 AT 3:30PM for All Ages. Sign up begins Monday, July 29 Join Buzz for a meet and greet, limbo, and more. Presented by DJ Daddy-O Entertainment.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2 AT 11:00AM for Ages 3 years old to entering Grade 2. Sign up begins Monday, July 15 Using our bodies, we will demonstrate how the Earth and moon rotate and revolve. We will make a model of the moon with its craters and launch a rocket.

“MAKE A WISH” SHOOTING STAR & UNICORN BAG FRIDAY, AUGUST 2 AT 4:00PM for entering Gr. 1 and up Sign up begins Monday, July 15 Color in your own unicorn bags with happy rainbows and shooting stars.

“BUZZ LIGHTYEAR” MEET AND GREET

“OUT OF THIS WORLD” PARFAIT PARTY

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14 at 11:00AM for Ages 2 yrs. to entering Grade 2 (with adult) Sign up begins Monday, July 29 Join Chef Rob and make a s’mores parfait and play “Astronaut Four Corners.”


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YOUTH PROGRAMS (continued) STORIES AND MORE: WEATHER

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14 at 7:00PM for Ages 3 to 5 years old (with adult caregiver) Sign up begins Monday, July 29 Listen to stories and make two crafts, one of which is edible. Possible allergens.

GLOW IN THE DARK STORYTIME

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15 AT 4:00PM for Ages 3-6 Years old (with caregiver) Sign up begins Monday, July 29 Join us for a special storytime with glow in the dark stories and activities.

ROCKET TO FUN WITH PLAYHOORAY

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17 AT 10:30AM for Ages 6 mos. old to 5 yrs. old (with caregiver). Sign up begins Monday, July 29 Join PlayHooray for some out of this world music and movement!

ADVANCED LEGO ROBOTICS

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20 AT 3:00-5:00PM for entering Gr. 3-5 Sign up begins Monday, August 5 Pair up with a partner to build an advanced Lego robotic structure, using a Lego WeDo kit and a laptop computer. Prior experience is recommended. *Lego materials are not to be taken home.

YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS ***All programs require advance registration at the Children’s Desk.***

FIX-IT VOLUNTEERS

Entering Grades 6-12 Volunteers help to clean discs, tablets, and bring any damaged materials to a librarian. One-hour appointments per day at the Children’s Desk.

(COOK)BOOK BUDDIES VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

TUESDAYS: JULY 9, 16, 23, 30 AT 3-4PM, ENTERING GRADES 6-12 First-time volunteer mandatory training: Monday, July 8 at 3:30-4:30PM Sign up begins Monday, June 24 Volunteers read stories to children (Little Chefs) and help them make an edible food craft. Past volunteers do not have to attend training but must sign up and pick up craft directions; first timers must attend the training. Food allergens.

VOLUNTEER BAKING AT THE RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE (FIELD TRIP)

MONDAY, JULY 15, 3:30-6PM Entering Grades 6-12 Sign up begins Thursday, June 27 (only 10 spots available)

Join us for a tour and an opportunity to bake something delicious for the Ronald McDonald House (267-07 76th Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY 11040). Volunteers MUST be dropped off and pick up at this location ON TIME. Volunteers MUST attend a meeting on Thursday, July 11 at 3PM to help determine what will be baked on premises.

TEEN ROOM

JUNE 4, 6, 13, 20 AT 3-4PM, GRADES 5-12 Join us as we play games and unwind in our last month of teen room. No sign up needed.

LIGHT BOX CONSTELLATION CRAFT

MONDAY, JUNE 10 AT 3PM, ENTERING GRADES 6-12 Sign up begins Monday, May 27 Create a glowing constellation using a cereal box! Dress for a mess.

TEEN ROOM PIZZA PARTY!

TUESDAY, JUNE 11 AT 12:30PM, GRADES 5-12 No sign up (MUST have attended at least 2 teen rooms to come) We’re celebrating the end of the school year with a pizza party! While supplies last.

RAINBOW TIE-DYE CRAFT

TUESDAY, JUNE 25 AT 1-3PM, ENTERING GRADES 6-12 Sign up begins Tuesday, June 11 Celebrate Pride Month by making rainbow tie-dye shoes or shirts. Bring your own white shoes or shirts.

CELESTIAL BRACELET

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10 AT 4-5PM, ENTERING GRADES 5-12 Sign up begins Monday, June 17 Marlena Konas will show you how to make a bracelet with space charms and jewels.

ESCAPE THE DARK ROOM—IN SPACE!

THURSDAY, JULY 25 FOR ENTERING GRADES 5-12 Session #1 @ 2PM, Session #2 @ 3PM Sign up for both sessions begins Thursday, July 11 Escape the darkened room before time runs out!

TEEN SUMMER READING LOCK-IN

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15 9PM-12AM, ENTERING GR. 5-12 By Invitation Only (Invitations provided upon registration for summer reading) Celebrate the end of the summer with a lock-in. Pizza, snacks, drinks, black-out scavenger hunt, and a movie will be provided.

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