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North Shore Publich Library

Adult Programs

For a listing of all our Programs, click here.

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We have scheduled some virtual programs that will be presented with the ZOOM platform. Please use this link to download Zoom: https://zoom.us/signup.

Late Arrival Guidelines: A grace period of 10 minutes will be given to patrons attending a program. Admittance after this arrival time is at the discretion of the library staff.

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Below you will find a listing of programs through December along with their registration dates.

Ongoing Virtual and In-Person Adult Programming

December Virtual Programs

Virtual Mat Pilates, Adults **Virtual**

Mondays, December 4, 11, & 18, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Pilates promotes; clarity, improves flexibility, strength, balance, and awareness with full-body workouts yet is low-impact leaving you energized and renewed. Yoga Mat.  Open to ALL levels. (11/6-12/18)

Virtual Gentle Stretch, Adults **Virtual** 

Mondays, December 4, 11, & 18, 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Gentle Stretching for Adults and Seniors. (12/4-12/18)

Party Appetizers with Block Island Seafood, Adults **Virtual** 

Monday, December 4, 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Block Island Seafood Co. is back for a zoom cooking demonstration. Holiday appetizers on the menu. We’ll do potato latkes, sliced beef on crostini with horseradish dressing and shrimp Oscar!

Photo Safari Assignment Series – Street Photography, Adults **Virtual**

Monday, December 11, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Street Photography is the art of spontaneously and candidly capturing everyday moments and people in a common space from a passive or even unnoticed vantage point. It relies on incredible timing, as in Henri Cartier-Bresson’s Decisive Moment photography, or it reveals something extraordinary about the mundane. Take a trip to a public space and lose yourself behind the camera.

    • Photographer Miranda Gatewood leads this group and shares her photographic knowledge to improve your photos as well as honoring each photographer where they are in their process.  Register for each Assignment class.
    • Photograph each assignment.  Then select 3 photos of scheduled assignment (or from your own collection) in a jpg. file and submit via email to both addresses:  artfornow@northshorepubliclibrary.org and Dreameventpix@gmail.com no later than the Sunday by 6:00 PM before each class meeting.
  • Click Here To Register – Registration begins 11/20

Caring for Loved Ones with Dementia: Expert Tips to Calm Agitation, Adults **Virtual** 

Wednesday, December 13, 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can be challenging, especially when they become agitated. But with the right strategies and expert tips, it’s possible to calm their agitation and improve their quality of life.

This program is being co-hosted by Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands and Amagansett Free Library.

 A Classic Television Holiday, Adults **Virtual** 

Wednesday, December 13, 7:00-8:00 PM

As television grew in popularity, so did the seasonal holiday special. Many classic television shows would portray their beloved characters celebrating the holidays and entertaining special guests–including Santa! Join Film Historian Dr. Annette Bochenek for a presentation about classic television holiday shows and what made them special. The program will include a multimedia presentation consisting of photos, video clips, and captivating stories. A shared program with Southold.

December In Person/In Library Programs

Basic/Intermediate Yoga, Adults

Mondays, December 4, 11, & 18, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Nonrefundable fee of $20 (cash/check) paid in-person. Explore core yoga poses for strength building.  Prerequisite: 10 previous yoga classes. Bring yoga mat, 2 blocks, a blanket or meditation cushion. (11/6-12/18)

  • Register/Pay Fee at In-Person Registration – Registration begins 10/20

Poinsettia Paper Flowers, Adults

Monday, December 4, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Nonrefundable fee of $7 (cash/check) paid in-person. Paper flower artist Casey will guide you in making this paper poinsettia plant to grace your holiday table for years to come.

  • Register/Pay Fee at In-Person Registration – Registration begins 11/1

AARP Smart Driver Course, Adults

Tuesday, December 5 & Thursday, December 7, 10:00 AM – 1:15 PM

Designed for Adults over the age of 50 years. Bring your driver’s license and a check/or money order for $30 made out AARP. Bring your AARP membership card for a reduced fee of $25. Must attend both sessions for your certificate of completion.

  • Register/Pay Fee at In-Person Registration – Registration begins 11/1

How To Open and Run a Successful Etsy Shop, Adults 

Tuesday, December 5, 7:00 – 8:30 PM

The basics of opening and starting a successful Etsy shop will be explained. Among the things you will learn will be; what can be sold, can you actually make money, how to maximize sales and how to ship items. Q & A at end of session.

Friends of the Library Meeting, Adults

Wednesday, December 6, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Join the Friends of the Library to assist with the book sales and artist receptions.

  • No Registration Required

Yoga for Every Body, Adults

Wednesday, December 6, 13, & 20, 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Nonrefundable fee of $14 (cash/check) paid in-person. Yoga is not about the way you look; yoga is about the way you feel.  If you have a desire to feel good, in your body and your spirit, come join us in this gentle yoga class for beginner and experienced students alike at a relaxed pace that will improve balance, flexibility and strength. Bring yoga mat/blanket. (11/29 – 12/20)

  • Register/Pay Fee at In-Person Registration – Registration begins 10/20

Device Advice, Adults

  • Wednesdays, December 6 & 20, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Sundays, December 3, 12:30 – 2:30 PM

NSPL Cardholders only! Please bring your device.

  • No Registration Required

Crystal Wire Wrap Pendant, Adults

Wednesday, December 6, 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Nonrefundable fee of $12 (cash/check) paid in-personAll supplies included. Susan Ferro will demonstrate and guide you step by step in creating your Crystal pendant, along with learning the color and meaning of the crystal you choose.

  • Register/Pay Fee at In-Person Registration – Registration begins 11/1

Sewing Machine 101/Beautiful Tote, Adults

Friday, December 8, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Nonrefundable fee of $16 (cash/check) paid in-person. Classes are designed for you to become comfortable operating a sewing machine and the skills required: thread the machine and bobbin, stitching, use of foot pedal to control speed as well sewing straight and curved seams.

  • Register/Pay Fee at In-Person Registration – Registration begins 11/1

Winter Star Tempered Glass Ornament, Adults

Saturday, December 9, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Nonrefundable fee of $8 (cash/check) paid in-person. Glass artist Gabriella Grama will guide you step b5y step in painting this star in different shades of blue and then mosaic it with tempered glass. The end result is a sparkling winter ornament.

  • Register/Pay Fee at In-Person Registration – Registration begins 11/1

Medicare Counseling, Adults

Tuesday, December 12, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

  • Call (631) 929-4488 ext. 225 for more info and to register!

Computer Learning – Intro to Computer Basics 4, Adults

Tuesday, December 14, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

This class covers using the Windows Desktop to enhance the user’s work environment. Included are saving files to the desktop, the Recycle Bin, creating folders and shortcut icons on the desktop and display properties. Prerequisites: Intro to Computer Basics 1, 2 and 3.

Henna Party!, Adults

Thursday, December 28, 6:00 – 7:00 PM OR 7:00 – 8:00 PM

You will learn the origin of traditional henna designs and leave with your own henna design on your hand.  Sign up for 6 PM or 7 PM time slot.

Crafts With Theresa!

The below link will direct you to a page with multiple Do It Yourself craft videos, including Bird Feeders, I Love My Pet Collage, Garden Terrariums, and Simple Sugar Scrub, all of which can be done while at home. For Teens, Adults, and Families, these crafts are fun and entertaining! Please click the links below for all the projects.

Acts of Kindness For People and Pets

This program consists of a compilation of 6 projects with step-by-step instructions that give back to people and pets. Through Theresa’s programs, she does a lot for many of the animal shelters on Long Island, as well as Meals on Wheels, and the Homeless Coalition. She facilitates over 100 programs that give back and will be giving ideas through this program. 2 hours of Community Service

Savvy Sightseer Armchair Travel Series

Missing North Shore Public Library’s Savvy Sightseer Travel Series? Savvy Sightseer, Jeanne Schnupp, is offering virtual trips for all to enjoy! Please click the link below to go on a trip with Jeanne and to see the listing of upcoming “trips.” These classes are great for families, teens, and adults!

Cooking Demo

Are you missing our cooking programs with Simply Creative Chef Rob Scott? He has helped you out by posting some cooking demos online! Click the following link for a listing of demos and their recipes!

Small Business Development Center at Stony Brook University

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The Small Business Development Center at Stony Brook University is full of useful information regarding grants, loans, plans, business reopening suggestions and requirements, and more all revolving around small businesses and the Covid-19 Pandemic.

New York COVID-19 Information

Defensive Driving

If you need to take a Defensive Driving course, please visit the below link to connect to a variety of options, some for AARP, and even some for AAA members.


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