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October 2016 ART EXHIBIT
Photography by Howard Stevens
"People and their Environment"
Mr. Stevens has traveled to many exotic lands around the world, observing people in their surroundings.
His images present spontaneous realizations of a moment; closeups of faces that reveal individuals'
reactions to their environment, their work, and their lives. Mr. Stevens is a retired professor of Suffolk
Community College, where he founded the TV/Radio/Film Department 50 years ago. Currently Mr. Stevens lives
in New York City and his photographic subject is Manhattan, with all its many visions, people, and
The Friends of the Library invite everyone to meet with Howard Stevens on Saturday, October 8, from 2:30 to 4:00 PM.
Concerts (All are welcome!)
Instruments of the People
Sunday, October 16 at 2:00 PM
Internationally celebrated musicians, Roldán (guitar) and Mallon
(percussion), come together to create a multicultural music experience.
IOTP showcases a variety of styles including Bambuco, Blues, Danza, Joropo,
Porro, Tango and more! This eclectic, acoustic duo features music from
Spain, the America’s, and the Caribbean.
Cross Island: Reed, Strings, and Keys
Sunday, October 23 at 2:00 PM
Suzanne Mueller, cello, and Elinor Abrams Zayas, piano - are joined by
violinist Yeou-Cheng Ma and clarinetist Sandy Tepper in an evening of duets,
trios, and quartets spanning styles, centuries, and the globe. The program
includes classical, jazz, and Latin music.
From Adult Services:
From Children's Services:
DaybyDayNY is a virtual calendar with content that changes every day. This unique setup gives families with young children numerous daily activities and a story to read together. The story, provided each day by One More Story (http://www.onemorestory.com/), is in the form of an eBook that includes original music and sound effects, produced by former Sesame Street Music Director, Robby Merkin. In addition, the website includes monthly activities, storytelling and nursery rhyme videos, rhymes for young children, craft activities for children and their caregivers, a link to “Find Your Public Library,” a New York State map of museums with activities for young families, health information, and reading lists. The website is designed to help parents and caregivers increase their young child’s cognitive skills and have fun together at the same time.
From the Teen Dept:
From the Reference Desk:
September is Healthy Aging Month
See our selection of books on healthy
Choose from materials on travel and
vacation destinations within driving
distance of Long Island.
Banned Books Week
September 25 - October 1
Samples of books that have been
"banned" will be on display.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Please see our selection of resources for
this important month.
October is also Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
Take a look at our heartwarming display in
honor of our "best friends."
By popular demand, we now have a
display of past best sellers for your
reading pleasure on the bookcase in front
of the Reference Desk.
Copies of the books are available at the Circulation and Reference Desks.
Everyone is welcome!
World Literature Discussions:
Moderated by Professor Bill Schiavo
Hippolytus and Medea, plays by Euripides
Thursday, September 15 at 2:00 PM
Please join us for a lively discussion on these
Ancient Greek tragedies based on the myths of
Hippolytus and Medea.
Antigone and Oedipus Rex, by Sophocles
Thursday, October 6 at 2:00 PM
These Greek tragedies comprise
two of the plays in the Theban
trilogy, which revolve around
the life of Oedipus, the king of
Contemporary Evening Book Discussions:
Discussions will be moderated by Professor Mike Boecherer of SCCC
The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
Thursday, September 22 at 7:30 PM
The author so dramatically depicts
the incredible events surrounding
the 1893 Chicago's World's Fair in his
award winning book that we think we
are reading fiction. But in fact, we are
delving into the true story of two men,
one the architect of the fair, and the
other a serial killer masquerading as a
Stone Mattress: Nine Wicked Tales by Margaret Atwood
Thursday, October 20 at 7:30 PM
Award winning author Margaret Atwood
has written an extraordinary collection
of diverse and imaginative pieces that
reveal "delightfully wicked facets of
humanity." These tales are thrilling,
thought-provoking, and unforgettable.
The magazines you know and love are now
available digitally through North Shore Public
Library’s website. Flipster, a digital magazine
database enables you to read your favorite
magazine on your computer or mobile device.
INDIVIDUAL BUSINESS COUNSELING
Wednesday evenings, September 14 and October 19, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
A volunteer from SCORE (Counselors to
America’s Small Business) will be here to
provide individual counseling to those who
are starting up a new business or who need
help with an existing business. Visit the
SCORE website at longislandscore.org to
schedule an appointment.
Monday and Wednesday evenings:
5:00 – 8:00 PM
Saturdays, September 10, 24,
October 15, & 29, 1:00 – 5:00 PM
This assistance is available for our NSPL cardholders.
Answer your reference questions 24/7
- Please ask for a complimentary key ring or lanyard with a convenient library key tag (mini library card that fits on your key ring).
- When you provide the library with your email address and set up your online library account, you can take advantage of all the library's online services. Various online services available include; courtesy notices via your email with a link to renew your items before they are overdue, paying your fines of $5.00 or more, and registering for library programs.
- For a quick way to return all your library items, there is a return box just outside the front doors of the library.
- The library is using the services of Unique Collection Agency to clear up overdue library accounts. Please be sure your library account is clear of any overdue library items.
NORTH SHORE PUBLIC LIBRARY HAS GONE WIRELESS!
Bring your laptop into the library and connect to the Internet through our wireless network! You'll need a laptop that has wireless capabilities with your own wireless card, and a valid, up to date library card. We cannot offer any hardware, such as network cards, to connect your laptop. We support A, B and G cards. For more information, and technical setup specifications please visit us at Wireless