Did You Know?
Ramps are not just for baby strollers! As an alternative to the steps
into the front of the library, the library has two entrance
walkways...one on either side of the entrance steps. The walkway on the
left is wheelchair accessible and enters the library's side entrance.
The walkway on the right side enters through the front doors. Please
make it easy on yourself and feel free to use these walkways to visit
*Assisted Listening Device Available
Portable personal listening devices are available for use during
any library program. Please ask a Reference Librarian for assistance.
If you or someone you know is homebound and cannot
come to the library due to a permanent or temporary
disability, please contact our Homebound and Senior
Services Librarian, Janis Tousey at 631-929-4488 ext 239.
Large Print Titles
The library has a comprehensive collection of both
fiction and non-fiction titles including most new
releases. "Readerâ€™s Digest" and the "New York
Times" are also available in Large Print Format.
Medicare Basics &
Understanding Your Insurance Options Thursday, September 7 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
With Medicareâ€™s Open Enrollment Period coming up
(October 15 through November 7) the Medicare Basics
& Understanding Your Insurance options for 2018
presentation can help. Medicare beneficiaries can make
informed decisions about how they want to receive their
benefits and their insurance options. The presentation is
offered by RSVP Suffolk and Health Insurance Information
and Counseling Program (HIICAP) without any ties to
Senior Stretching 10:30 â€“ 11:30 AM
September: Mondays: 11, 18, and 25
October: Mondays: 16, 23, and 30 A non-refundable fee of $6 for September sessions and
$6 for October sessions will be collected at in-person
registration, which begins the first of each month. This
is an easy, invigorating and relaxing chair and stretching
program. No skill is needed.
Medicare Counseling Tuesdays, September 12 and October 17
10:30 AM â€“ 3:30 PM
A trained volunteer will be at the library
to answer your questions about claims
or benefits. This personal service is by
appointment only. Open to all; please
call 631-929-4488 Ext. 225 for your
Free Blood Pressure Screening Thursdays, September 14 and October 12
11:00 AM â€“ 1:00 PM
No registration required.
Technology Clinic Tuesday, September 19 &
October 17, 6:00 OR 7:00 PM
Teen volunteers will provide instructions on the use
of a variety of technologies, such as computers,
cell phones, GPS, and iPods. Please call to reserve
a 1 hour session and let us know what device you
require assistance with. You must bring your own
devices for instruction.
Wii Bowling Fridays, September 15
and October 20
11:00 AM â€“ 12:00 PM
Come bowl with us at â€śNSPL Lanes.â€ť No special
skill is needed. This computer game can even be
done from a chair. All are welcome.
Film as Literature Classic Film Series
Join us for an afternoon of classic films
and film discussions. Joyce Maggio, a
former Mass Media instructor at Suffolk
Community College will introduce the
films and lead discussions. Refreshments
will be served.
Moonstruck (1987) 102 min. Thursday, September 14 at 1:00 PM Sixth Sense (1999) 107 min. Thursday, October 12 at 1:00 PM
We will be your guest speaker. If your Senior Club would like to learn more
about the library and what we offer, please call 631-929-4488.
Senior Information Center
Check out the display stand that has
information on all of the Library's senior
programs, as well as helpful and informative
pamphlets and brochures of interest
to seniors. Located in the front of the
library, across from the Circulation Desk.
Look for the binder located near the
Senior Information Center: it's chock full
of important information regarding programs
and services for seniors.
Senior Services Brochure
We've put together a brochure especially
for seniors, describing library services
and programs designed for you. Come
in and pick up your copy!
The library has a wheelchair available for
patron use (with a family member's or
friend's assistance) while in the library
building. Please ask at Reference.
Assisted Listening Device Available
Portable personal listening devices are
available for use during any library program.
Please ask a Reference Librarian
If you need special accommodations,
please let the library know 48 hours in
Want a copy of the newsletter in
Large Print? Call Janis Tousey
at 929-4488 ext. 228.
AARP: provides information on a range of senior related concerns.