PLEASE NOTE:NSPL cardholders may register in-person, by phone, or online for Adult Programs on
September 1 unless otherwise noted. For programs with fees, in-person registration is required.
Non-residents may register beginning September 5, space permitting.
No registration. All are welcome! Showtimes on the following Wednesdays
are 2:00 & 6:30 PM The Circle September 6
A woman lands a dream job only to
uncover its nefarious agenda. 110
minutes. Rated PG-13.
Going in Style September 20
Three lifelong pals risk it all by
trying to knock off the very bank
that absconded with their money.
96 minutes. Rated PG-13.
Megan Leavey October 4
Based on the true story of a young
Marine corporal’s bond with her
military combat dog. 116 minutes.
The Mummy October 25
A mercenary awakens an ancient
princess who brings terrors that defy
human comprehension. 110 minutes.
No registration necessary; all are welcome!
Knittin’ Time Saturdays, September 9 & October 7
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Creative Writing Group Saturdays, September 9 & October 14
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Crochet Workshop Thursday, October 26,
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Registration Required Unless Otherwise Noted
Friends of the Library Wednesdays, September 6 and October 4
at 10:30 AM
The members of the Friends support the
library in many ways such as hosting the artist
receptions and running the book sales. If you
would like to be part of the Friends please feel
free to attend one of our meetings.
Mindful Meditation Series Fridays, September 8, 15, 22, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Join us and ease into the practice of meditation.
Canasta Party! Thursday, September 14,
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
All levels of play are welcome. The event will
include prizes in different categories. There
will be instruction as needed.
Why Do I Have Headaches
and Migraines? Thursday, September 14, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Learn about the different types of headaches
and migraines as well as triggers and natural
solutions. Headache prevention, lifestyle
changes, and stress reduction techniques will
Zumba Thursdays, September 14, 21, 28,
October 5, 12, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Non-refundable fee: $18.
N.Y. State Defensive Driving Monday and Tuesday, September 18 & 19
(2 nights), 5:30 – 8:30 PM OR
September 23, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
A $30 check or money order made payable
to The Clausen Agency will be collected upon
Hatha Yoga Mondays, September 18, 25, October 2, 16,
23, 7:00 – 8:00 PM (no class 10/9)
Non-refundable fee: $18. This class is meant
for yoga students of all levels. Hatha yoga is a
gentle, relaxed form of yoga.
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 electronic devices. Tell
us what device you need help with. Bring your
own devices for instruction. Registration for
September clinic begins 9/1, October clinic 10/2.
Autumn Yoga Wednesdays, September 20, 27,
October 4, 11, 18, 10:30 – 11:30 AM
Non-refundable fee: $18. This is a slow
flow style of yoga. Some yoga experienced
required, and ability to move freely from
seated to standing positions.
Art Forum Wednesdays, September 20
& October 18, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Everyone is welcome to meet with local
artists. On September 20, Melania Badalian
will give a presentation on the art of paper
Simply Creative Chef:
Spiced Carrot Pineapple Bread Thursday, September 21, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Non-refundable fee: $3. Grate your own
carrots, make your own batter, and fill a loaf
pan ready to take home and bake! Supply list
available at the library.
Cold Stunned Sea Turtle Thursday, September 28, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Join The Riverhead Foundation for
Marine Research and Preservation for
a lecture on how you can help cold
stunned sea turtles. After lecture, sign
up to become a registered beach walker
to save these turtles!
Pilates Mat Fridays, September 29, October 6, 13,
20, 27 and November 3, 6:30 – 7:30 PM
Non-refundable fee: $21.
Learn to Play Mah Jongg Fridays, September 29, October 6 & 13
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Learn the tiles, sticks, and basic moves
of this ancient game. All cards and
games will be supplied. All skill levels
Swan Lake, by the NYC Ballet Saturday, September 23
Exclusive backstage tour led by
a NYCB dancer. Lunch on your
own. Non-refundable round-trip
Hampton Jitney bus leaves NSPL @
8:30 AM for $30 per person. More
info., contact Gerri Foudy, firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration Required Unless Otherwise Noted
Off the Beaten Path: Italy Saturday, October 7, 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Join us as and visit tiny villages and smaller
cities in Italy, highlighting art, architecture,
cuisine, and history. No passport neccesary!
Aromatherapy 101 Tuesday, October 10, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Create safe and effective natural products
from essential oils. Blend oils and create
lotions and scrubs to take home.
Long Island’s Ghosts and Hauntings Wednesday, October 11, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Learn about Long Island’s rich history of
ghosts, paranormal activity, and hauntings,
including haunted cemeteries and dwellings,
and unexplained paranormal activity.
Classic HerbsThursday, October 12, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Look back at the ancient uses and symbolism
of rosemary, thyme, parsley, & sage, then
move on to the current uses in the home
AARP Safe Driver (TWO DAY COURSE)Tuesday, October 17 and Thursday,
October 19,10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
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 to AARP.
Crochet Granny MandalaWednesdays, October 18 & 25
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Read a pattern and create a circle granny
mandala. Prerequisite- knowledge of double
crochet. Supply list available at the library.
The Power of Food: Culinary Skills for
Optimum NutritionSaturday, October 21, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Non-refundable fee: $3. Taste and learn
easy to replicate, delicious, and nutritious
recipes. Salt, butter, and sugar free cooking
and grilling techniques will be discussed.
It Is About Time!:
Biological TimekeepingWednesday, October 18, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
In this overview we will survey the
occurrence and general properties of
biological rhythms in humans, plants,
animals, and single cells.
Your Body Clocks:
What, Where, and WhyWednesday, November 1, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
This discussion involves temporal
disorganization in insomnia, jet lag,
shift work, and disease. Registration
begins 10/2 for NSPL cardholders,
non-residents 10/5, space permitting.
Learn About the Standards New
Cardiac Risk AssessmentTuesday, October 24, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Learn how to reduce the risks, and how to
recognize and detect if you are at risk of
Morning YogaWednesdays, October 25, November 1, 8,
15, & 22, 10:30 – 11:30 AM
Non-refundable fee: $18. This class
moves at a slower pace and combines
vinyasa flow, hatha, and restorative styles
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. 9/16/17 @ 8 PM – Star Wars A New Hope - In Concert
• 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:
• Norma by Bellini Thurs. 9/28/17 @ 8:00 PM. Conductor:
Carlo Rizzo. Cast: Sondra Radvanovsky, Joyce DiDonato.
• Die Zauberflöte by Mozart Thurs. 10/5/17 @ 7:30 PM.
Conductor: James Levine. Cast: Golda Schultz, Kathryn Lewek.
• 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 4:00 PM For more information about
available seats and prices contact Gerri Foudy, email@example.com.
The Great Give BackSaturday, October 14 Friends of the Library Used Book Sale Saturday, October 14 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
New York Blood Center Blood DriveSaturday, October 14 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Drop in at NSPL or click on “Donate” on the New York
Blood Center homepage: www.nyblooodcenter.org to
schedule an appointment! For eligibility requirements,
go to www.nyblooodcenter.org or call (800) 688-0900.
Drawing and Sketching
your Favorite Feline!Saturday, October 14, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Using pencils and charcoals the instructor
will teach you artist drawing techniques. The
instructor will have available photographs of
cats, or bring a photo of your own.
Community Give Back Day:
TAG Cat Food & Paper Towel DriveSaturday, October 14, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
The Teen Advisory Group will be collecting canned cat food of any
kind and paper towels to donate to Kent Animal Shelter.
Caring for Your CatSaturday, October 14 at 2:00 PM
Useful tips for new cat parents, and for those looking to brush up on
their pet care skills presented by Kent Animal Shelter.
Copies of the books are available at the Circulation and Reference Desks.
Everyone is welcome!
World Literature Discussions:
Moderated by Professor Bill Schiavo Short Stories by Anthony Trollope:
“An Unprotected Female at the Pyramids,”
“John Bull on the Guadalquivir,” & “George Walker at Suez” Thursday, September 14 at 2:00 PM
Please join us as our World Literature Series resumes for the Fall
with these three stories from Trollope’s “Tourists and Colonials”
collection which depict Victorian travelers’ adventures and
mishaps in exotic locations.
When We Were Orphans, by Kazuo Ishiguro Thursday, October 12 at 2:00 PM
This novel by award-winning author Ishiguro tells
of a young English boy who lives in Shanghai
until his father, an opium businessman, and his
mother disappear within a few weeks of each
other. As an adult in England, he becomes a
successful detective who hones his skills to solve
the case of his parents’ disappearance.
Contemporary Evening Book Discussions:
Discussions will be moderated by Professor Mike Boecherer of SCCC The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio, by Terry Ryan Thursday, September 28 at 7:30 PM
An extraordinary true account of Evelyn Ryan written by
her daughter, this is the amazing story of an enterprising
housewife with an alcoholic husband who kept poverty
at bay and raised her ten children by writing winning
advertising jingles during the “contest era” of the 1950’s and 1960’s.
Ordinary Grace, by William Kent Krueger Thursday, October 19 at 7:30 PM
Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Novel of 2014, Ordinary
Grace is a touching coming of age tale about faith, family
and the empathy that comes from a violent loss. A young
man, a small Minnesota town, and a murder in the Summer
of 1961 create a collision path for two families separated by
culture and tradition, but joined together in tragedy.
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
INDIVIDUAL BUSINESS COUNSELING (SCORE) Wednesday Evenings, September 13 and October 18,
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 and Wednesday evenings: 5:00 – 8:00 PM
Saturdays, September 30 & October 21: 1:00 – 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 29: 1:00 – 5:00 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.