NSPL cardholders may register in-person, by phone, or online for Adult Programs on March
1 unless otherwise noted. For programs with fees, in-person registration is required. Nonresidents
may register beginning March 5, space permitting.
NSPL cardholders may register in-person, by phone, or online for Adult Programs on
April 1 unless otherwise noted. For programs with fees, in-person registration is required.
Non-residents may register beginning April 5, space permitting.
The Girl on the Train Wednesday, March 8, 2:00 and 6:30 PM
Rachel is unemployed and devastated
by a recent divorce. She fills her
time with drinking, riding the
commuter train, and fantasizing
about a seemingly perfect couple
the train passes by every day. Then
one morning, Rachel sees something
shocking that unravels her and
entangles her in an unfolding mystery.
Stars Emily Blunt. 112 minutes
Hacksaw Ridge Wednesday, March 22,
2:00 and 6:30 PM
Mel Gibson directed this biopic about
World War II Army medic Desmond
Doss (played here by Andrew
Garfield). A conscientious objector
who refused to take a life or even
carry a weapon, Doss was eventually
awarded the Medal of Honor for
saving the lives of 75 soldiers on the
battlefields of Okinawa. 139 minutes
Jackie Wednesday, April 5
2:00 and 6:30 PM
A searing and intimate portrait
of one of the most important
and tragic moments in
American history, seen through
the eyes of the iconic First
Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier
Kennedy. The film places us
in her world during the days
immediately following her
husband’s assassination. Stars
Natalie Portman. 99 minutes
Lion Wednesday, April 19
2:00 and 6:30 PM
A five-year-old Indian boy is adopted by an
Australian couple after he gets lost in Calcutta.
Years later, he struggles with his memories of his
birth family, and decides to begin a search for
them. 120 minutes Rated PG-13.
No registration necessary; all are welcome!
Knittin’ Time Saturdays, March 4 & April 8
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Creative Writing Group Saturdays, March 11 & April 8
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Crochet Workshop Thursday, March 30 & April 27
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Registration Required Unless Otherwise Noted
Book SalesSaturday, March 25, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday, March 26, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Tuesday, April 4,10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Windows 10Tuesday, March 7, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
This class provides an understanding of
the brand new version of Windows. Learn
to install your free copy, and how to use
the desktop, start menu, help, search,
and much more. Prerequistites: Computer
Kindergarten, 1st Grade or equivalent.
ZumbaThursdays, March 9, 16, 23, 30 & April 6
7:30 – 8:30 PM
Non-refundable fee of $18. Ditch the
workout and join the party!
Transition with Ease from Winter to Spring with AyurvedaSaturday, March 11, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Kim Williams shares simple ways to cleanse
(without fasting!), shed winter weight & shift
your diet to one that is cleaner and greener.
Intermediate CanastaTuesdays, March 14, 21, 28, 6:45 – 8:45 PM
Sharpen your skills on the amazing game
of Canasta, learning strategy and different
types of hands that you can play.
Fun Techniques with Painting and DrawingSaturdays, March 18, 25, & April 1
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
“Loosen up” the artist within! This
class will focus on fun exercises
like “subtractive drawing” and
drawing from your imagination! Materials
list is on program flyer and online.
Intro to AndroidSaturday, March 18, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Learn how to access the Internet and your
email, understand settings, use apps, and
discover many other tips and tricks. Bring
your device or just come and listen.
New York State Defensive DrivingMonday, March 20 &
Tuesday, March 21
5:30 – 8:30 PM
(2 nights) OR
Saturday, March 25, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
A $30 check or money order made payable
to The Clausen Agency will be collected at
in-person at registration. No cash will be
Technology ClinicTuesday, March 21 & April 18
6:00 OR 7:00 PM
Teen volunteers will provide instructions on
the use of a variety of technologies. Reserve
your 1-hour session and let us know what
assistance you require. You must bring your
own devices for instruction. Register for the
March clinic on 3/1, April clinic on 4/1.
Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain: A New ApproachThursday, March 23, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
You will learn the causes of this syndrome to
help better understand why people suffer
from symptoms such as chronic muscular
pain, fatigue, and depression. Non-drug
solutions including diet and nutrition will be
Spring DaffodilsTuesday, March 28 OR
Thursday, March 30
7:00 – 8:30 PM
of $3. Join artist Laura
Goetz and create a
cheerful bouquet of
daffodil flowers using
water based paints.
Beginners are welcome. All supplies included.
Registration for ONE class only.
Crochet Shell Stitch Pattern ClassWednesday, March 29, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
This class will teach standard crochet stitches
to create many different patterns, focusing
on the "shell" stitch. Standard crochet
Registration Required Unless Otherwise Noted
Classical HarpistTuesday, April 4, 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Katharine Saxton will perform
classical music, as well as her own
arrangements of modern tunes. She
will perform on the main floor of the
Hiking Long IslandThursday, April 6, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Join naturalist, photographer, and
author Lee McAllister to learn of the
many hiking opportunities right in
Cool Apps for AndroidSaturday, April 8, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Learn to find and use apps that will
make you more productive on your
Android device. Bring a device or just
come and listen.
Abraham Lincoln: Our Greatest PresidentSunday, April 9, 2:00 – 3:30 PM
Join historian Martin H. Levinson in
discussing Abraham Lincoln, widely
regarded as our greatest president
who prevented the nation from
splitting apart during the Civil War,
America’s bloodiest war and perhaps
its greatest moral, constitutional, and
Into the Garden: Seed ExchangeThursday, April 13, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Bring seeds collected from your garden or
extra seeds from packets. Bring baggies to
take home seeds.
AARP Driver Safety - Two-Day ClassTuesday, April 18 & Thursday, April 20
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM (2-Day)
A representative from AARP will collect the
fee of $20 for AARP members or $25 for non-
AARP members at the first session. Payable
only by check or money order made out
Humans Living on Mars, The Next FrontierFriday, April 21, 7:30 – 8:30 PM
This workshop explores how the
idea of humans living on Mars is no
longer sience fiction, but a soon-tobe-
Crochet Ripple Stitch Pattern ClassWednesday, April 26, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Expand your knowledge of crochet
by utilizing standard stitches to
create many different patterns,
focusing on the “ripple” stitch.
Standard crochet knowledge
Garden GetawaysThursday, April 27, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Did you know that there are over 35 beautiful
public gardens in the immediate New York
area to visit, with more than 10 of them right
here on Long Island? Learn about the garden
locations, descriptions, and where to grab a
bite to eat nearby. Prizes will be awarded!
Celebration of PoetrySunday, April 30, 2:00 – 3:30 PM
No registration necessary. In honor
of National Poetry Month, Anne Kelly-
Edmunds invites you to share your favorite
poems. Everyone is invited to read or listen
to beautiful poetry. If you are interested in
reading, please bring up to three of your
own poems or those of a poet you admire.
The Metropolitan Opera
The North Shore Public Library reserved tickets for 3 Metropolitan Operas at group sales. Friday, March 17: Idomeneo, by Mozart. James Levine conducting. Thursday, April 13: Der Rosenkavalier, by R. Strauss. Sebastian Weigle conducting,
Renee Fleming soprano. Thursday, May 4: The Flying Dutchman, by R. Wagner.
Transportation is from the library parking lot depending on the opera starting time. Cost depends on seat selection, please see
Opera page for more information.
Copies of the books are available at the Circulation and Reference Desks.
Everyone is welcome!
World Literature Discussions:
Moderated by Professor Bill Schiavo Civil Disobedience, by Henry David Thoreau Thursday, March 2 at 2:00 PM
"Civil Disobedience" was originally one of
Thoreau’s lectures, given after he spent a
night in jail for protesting against slavery and the Mexican War.
Please join us as we discuss this powerful essay as Thoreau
emphasizes the need to prioritize one’s conscience over the
dictates of laws, and argues that government rarely proves
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell Thursday, April 6 at 2:00 PM
Orwell’s grim satire against totalitarian
government was first published in 1949, when
1984 was well into the future. Depicting the main
character’s futile battle to survive in a system that
he had helped to create, the author intended the
book to be a warning about the dangers of conformity, mental
coercion and verbal deception.
Contemporary Evening Book Discussions:
Discussions will be moderated by Professor Mike Boecherer of SCCC Evidence of Things Unseen, by Marianne Wiggins Thursday, March 9 at 7:30 PM
Acclaimed author Wiggins has written a magical love story, a poetic novel
of America between the two World Wars at the brink of the Atomic Age.
Hypnotic and powerful, it portrays how the years ahead hold promise for
Fos and Opal, but the “evidence of things unseen” change their trust in a
safe future as their lives spin out of control.
ONE ISLAND - ONE BOOK: “LONG ISLAND READS”
BOOK DISCUSSION Dead Wake: the Last Crossing
of the Lusitania, by Erik Larson Thursday, April 13 at 7:30 PM
NSPL joins other Long Island libraries in offering Dead Wake, this year’s
Long Island Reads Book, as our April discussion title. Long Island native
Larson has written a riveting account of the attack and sinking of the
Lusitania. The largest and fastest ocean liner of its time which set sail
from New York to Liverpool on May 1, 1915, as World War I entered its
tenth month, it carried a record number of infants and children among
its passengers. Please join us during National Library Week for this
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INDIVIDUAL BUSINESS COUNSELING (SCORE) Wednesday evenings, March 15 & April 12
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.
DEVICE ADVICE! Need assistance with your e-reader? Monday & Wednesday evenings: 5 – 8 PM
Saturdays, March 11 & April 22 &
Sundays, March 19, 26 & April 9, 30, 1 – 5 PM
This assistance is available for our NSPL cardholders.
The Reference Department has 4 iPads for use in the library, each
with several applications to help you conduct your research. Please
the Reference Desk to ask for an iPad.
NOTE: You must be over 18 years of age with a valid NSPL Library Card
driver's license to use an iPad. The librarian will hold your license
while you are using the iPad.