The library is sponsoring a Toys for Tots Drive, in conjunction with Assemblyman Ed Ra’s office. The donated toys would benefit the Child Life program at NYU Langone Hospital as well as the John Theissen Children’s Foundation which supports children who are ill as well as underprivileged families. Both of these organizations rely on the generosity of others to be able to provide children with toys throughout the entire year. We ask for only new, unwrapped toys and, we thank you for your generosity.
PROGRAMS and EVENTS
Plants That Cleanse the Indoor Air – Program in person and virtual.
Monday, November 15 at 3 p.m. Pauley “The Plant Guy” presents the best plants for cleaning your home’s air this Winter! Did you know that the Peace Lily is one of the best plants that make the indoors more humid? Or that the Chinese Evergreen is the best dust collector, and Pothos helps reduce carbon monoxide? *This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.
Fiction Loves History Book Club with Suzanne Molczan Program in-Person and Virtual. Tuesday, November 16 at 2 p.m. The book being discussed is: The Cassandra by Sharma Shields. “Sharma Shields’ The Cassandra follows a woman who goes to work in a top secret research facility during World War II, only to be tormented by visions of what the mission will mean for humankind.”
The Job Whisperer – Virtual Program
Tuesday, November 16 at 7 p.m.. Job Seekers: Join the Job Whisperer lectures to find out how to land the perfect job. Join the zoom meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5253741016.
10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s – Virtual Program Wednesday, November 17 at 11 a.m. Learn about ten common warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease and what to watch for in yourself and others. Presented by staff from the Alzheimer’s Association. Meeting Information: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYlc–orj4oGNwUde60FYOwQyHLsGx8rQMl **This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.**
Book Discussion: Mystery Book Club – Program in Person and Virtual
Wednesday, November 17 at 6:30 p.m. The book being discussed is: The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton. “A murder mystery novel inspired by Agatha Christie with a dash of Groundhog Day and a hint of Quantum Leap and Downton Abbey.”
The Power of Herbs with Micheline – Virtual Program
Thursday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. Pt 1: Boosting the Immune System. Our bodies are amazing!!! When we eat right, exercise and create a healing environment our body can flourish and heal. Herbs are full of medicinal properties that help support our bodies. In this class we will talk about medicinal properties such as antibacterial, antiviral etc. How to store herbs and add to your diet. *This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.
CHILDREN and YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS and EVENTS
Teddy Bear Party…Kahoot Trivia Game Night!
Monday, November 15 at 7 p.m. All Ages- Family Fun! Join Mr. B. & Miss Jessi with some fun Teddy Bear PJ Party Trivia! Have a party with your Bear Day! Bring your own cuddly Teddy Bear!
**All participants will be entered in a Raffle to receive a surprise!
Wacky Games & Puzzles with Johnda Ferrari (Outside-Parking Lot Weather Permitting) Thursday, November 18 at 4:30 p.m. Grades: 2-4. It’s an excellent time to break out the board games & puzzles!
Virtual Paint Night Friday, November 19 at 7 p.m. Grades 5 – 12. Join our artist Alma as she guides you through a step-by-step virtual paint night. No experience necessary, beginners welcome!