PLEASE NOTE: NSPL cardholders may register in person, by phone, or online for November Adult Programs
on November 1 unless otherwise noted. For programs with fees, in-person registration is
required. Non-residents may register beginning November 5, space permitting.
NSPL cardholders may register in person, by phone, or online for December Adult Programs
on December 1 unless otherwise noted. For programs with fees, in-person registration is
required. Non-residents may register beginning December 5, space permitting.
No registration. All are welcome! Showtimes on the following Wednesdays
are 2:00 & 6:30 PM My Cousin Rachel November 8
When a man grieving for his dead cousin sets out
to get revenge against his late cousin’s wife (Rachel
Weisz), he falls under the spell of her charms. 106
minutes. Rated PG-13.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales November 29
Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) searches for
the trident of Poseidon while being pursued by
an undead sea captain and his crew. 129 minutes.
Paris Can Wait December 13
Anne (Diane Lane) is at a crossroads in her life.
Married to an inattentive movie producer (Alec
Baldwin), she unexpectedly embarks on a car
trip with an associate of her
husband. 92 minutes. Rated
Churchill December 27
A few days before the invasion of Normandy, British
Prime Minister Winston Churchill struggles with his
reservations about the operation and his role in the
war. 105 minutes. Rated PG.
No registration necessary; all are welcome!
Knittin’ Time Saturdays, November 4 & December 2
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Creative Writing Group Saturdays, November 4 & December 9
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Crochet Workshop Thursdays, November 30 & December 28,
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Registration Required Unless Otherwise Noted
Used Book Sale Saturday, November 4, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday, November 5, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Beginner Ukulele Workshop Mondays, November 6, 13, 20, & 27
7:00 – 8:00 PM Bring your own ukulele
Learn the basics including: tuning,
scales, chords, chord progressions,
and even play your first song
with the group!
Strength Training for Total
Body Workout: Fun Fitness Training Tuesdays, November 7, 14, 21, 28, &
December 5, 7:00 – 8:00 PM.
Non-refundable fee: $20. Each class will
aspects of fun
and will be
tailored to meet
the needs of all
Bring your own
handheld weights, yoga mat or towel, and
10 Steps to Better Houseplants Thursday, November 9, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Have your houseplants looking as fresh
as the day you bought them. Carolyn
Zambraski will share professional growing
techniques and care. Q & A session. Bring
plant samples and questions.
OPEN MIC: Give Voice to the
Writer Within You! Sunday, November 12, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Bring a sample of your writings (essays,
memoirs, novels, poems, short stories) and
read to fellow writers. Hosted by Anne
Kelly-Edmunds. Please note: read time is
limited to 8 minutes.
N.Y. State Defensive Driving Monday,
5:30 – 8:30 PM
(2 Day Evening
November 18 at
10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
(Bring a bag lunch/snack)
A $30 check or money order made payable
to The Clausen Agency will be collected
at in-person registration. No cash will be
Block Island Seafood Company Wednesday, November 15,
7:00 – 8:30 PM
Non-refundable fee: $3. Craig cooks
hearty fall crab-filled mac and cheese and
tomato cream sauce over shrimp and rice.
Technology Clinic Tuesdays, November 21 and
December 19 at 6:00 OR 7:00 PM
Teen volunteers will provide
instructions on the use of a variety of
technologies. Please call to reserve
a 1-hour session. You must bring
your own devices for instruction.
Registration for NSPL cardholders
begins 11/1 for November clinic,
12/1 for December clinic.
Modern Day Pioneers
on the Oregon Trail Thursday, November 16, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Join Phil Carey as he takes you on his
modern day journey through the Gateway
to the West, the Oregon Trail. See what
has changed from the 1840’s and what has
surprisingly stayed the same. Phil will be
sharing the history of the trail as well as his
modern expedition across this iconic path.
Part history and part travel, this program is
sure to delight.
Art Forum Wednesday, November 15
at 7:00 PM
Visiting Polish artist, painter, and
sculptor, Joanna Sokolowska will
speak about her work. Wednesday, December 13
at 7:00 PM
Diane Bouchier will speak about her
work currently on exhibit at NSPL.
All are invited! No registration
Introduction to Windows 10 Monday, November 27, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
This class provides an understanding of the
brand new version of Windows. Learn the
new features, such as the new start menu,
the desktop, settings, the new search,
plus much more. Prerequisites: Computer
Kindergarten or equivalent.
Anti-Inflammatory Eating Thursday, November 30, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Holistic Health Coach, Tina Annibell will
teach you how to shift into a way of eating
that reduces chronic inflammation. Learn
about specific foods that can prevent
disease, make weight loss easier, and
Registration Required Unless Otherwise Noted
Friends of the Library Meeting Wednesday, December 6 at 10:30 AM
Please attend our meetings to learn how you can become a member
of our group. Any NSPL cardholder can join the Friends of the Library
and volunteer to help.
Crochet Project: Snowman Wall Hanging Wednesday – Friday, December 6 – 8, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Learn to follow a crochet pattern to make a
crocheted snowman. Prerequisites: Good beginner
crochet skills required. Supply list available at the
library and online.
The Delicious Holiday Dozen Friday, December 8, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Non-refundable fee: $3. Learn to bake from scratch and take home
ready to bake Chef Rob’s secret cocoa oatmeal cookies! Students
need to bring: 2 medium bowls and a spoon to mix with.
Paint Party! Thursday, December 14, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Non-refundable fee: $8. Paint a snowy winter cardinal with Melissa.
“All Aboard!” for Lionel Toy TrainsSaturday, December 16, 2:00 – 3:30 PM
Just in time for the holidays, come
“play trains” with best-selling Lionel
author and local collector Ron Hollander.
This talk - for all ages - features operating antique trains with smoke
and whistle and will take you back to those innocent days when a
Lionel train was all a child could wish for.
Aromatherapy for the SeasonThursday, December 28, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Join us as we learn about essential oils that will make your season
BRIGHT! All participants leave with products to keep for themselves
or give as gifts, including vanilla and chocolate lip balm, peppermint
body scrub, and citrus berry hand sanitizer. Recipes and handout
Radio City Christmas
Spectacular with the Radio
City RockettesThursday, November 30 at 2:00
$160 per person price includes
orchestra seat, round-trip bus, and
buffet lunch at the Marriott Marquis
Hotel. Bus leaves from the NSPL parking lot at 7:30 AM. Tickets
for NSPL cardholders go on sale 11/1, non-residents November
11/5, space permitting. Tickets are non-refundable.
Do As You Please Bus Trips to NYCSaturdays: 11/18 and 12/9 (on sale 11/1).
$25 per person
(tickets are non-refundable and cannot be used for another
date). Round-trip fare on the
Hampton Jitney bus, which leaves
the NSPL parking lot at 9:30 AM
sharp and returns from NYC 42nd
St. at 6:00 PM sharp.
For more information about ticket
availability and pricing contact Gerri Foudy,
Non-refundable bus to Lincoln Center
from NSPL available for $30 per passenger.
• Sat. 11/4/17 @ 8 PM – Bernstein and Rhapsody in Blue
• Sat. 12/2/17 @ 8 PM – Ax, Mozart and Brahms
• Sat. 3/3/18 @ 8 PM – Van Zweden, Wang and The Rite of Spring
• Sat. 4/7/18 @ 2 PM – Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony
• Sat. 5/19/18 @ 8 PM – Shostakovich and Mendelssohn
Metropolitan Opera 2017-18 Season
Reserve your tickets now for the following operas:
• Requiem by Verdi Weds. 11/29/17 @ 7:30 PM.
Conductor: James Levine.
• Luisa Miller by Verdi Thurs. 3/29/18 @ 7:30 PM. Conductor:
James Levine. Cast: Placido Domingo, Sonya Yoncheva.
• Tosca by Puccini Thurs. 4/26/18 @ 8:00 PM. Conductor:
Bertrand de Billy. Cast: Anna Netrebko, Marcelo Álvarez.
• Cendrillon by Massenet Thurs. 5/3/2018 @ 8:00 PM. Conductor:
Bertrand de Billy. Cast: Joyce DiDonato, Kathleen Kim.
Round-trip bus ($30 for round-trip or one-way) leaves from the
NSPL parking lot at 3:30 PM For more information about
available seats and prices contact Gerri Foudy, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Copies of the books are available at the Reference Desk.
Everyone is welcome!
World Literature Discussions:
Moderated by Professor Bill Schiavo The True Story of Ah Q, by Lu Hsun Thursday, November 9 at 2:00 PM
This short story tells of Ah Q, an impoverished, homeless
man in his late 20s who earns a living by working odd jobs
around his village. His quiet, obscure life is turned around
when he makes a proposition to Wu Ma, a maidservant, and
the entire village rejects him.
Love in a Fallen City, by Eileen Chang Thursday, December 7 at 2:00 PM
A collection of evocative stories set in China,
bristling with passion and resentment!
Tied together by relationship issues at a
time when the concept of “true love” and
“marrying well” were paramount, these
stories depict young women who seek to
escape the narrow paths of convention.
Contemporary Evening Book Discussions:
Discussions will be moderated by Professor Mike Boecherer of SCCC Black River, by S.M. Hulse Thursday, November 16 at 7:30 PM
A stark, tender tale about one man’s quest for faith and
redemption. Wes, a former Corrections Officer who was
hurt by an inmate in a prison riot twenty years earlier, must
deal with profound issues of loss and forgiveness as he
returns to Black River to speak at the man’s parole hearing.
The Round House, by Louise Erdrich Thursday, December 14 at 7:30 PM
The author, a chronicler of Native-American life, transports
us to the Ojibwe Reservation in North Dakota in this
exquisite story of a boy on the cusp of manhood who seeks
justice and understanding after a terrible crime transforms
his family. This intricate, tender novel, a National Book
Award winner, portrays a painful part of our nation’s history
as well as the strength of a community sustained by its
traditions and culture.
This online product features a selection of genealogical
databases, including census images, birth, marriage,
records, and more.
It can be accessed
from our computers in the library. Please ask a librarian
INDIVIDUAL BUSINESS COUNSELING (SCORE) Wednesday Evenings, November 15 and December 13,
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.
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.