The North Shore Public Library is open for Lobby pickup/returns only. Please call to schedule an appointment to request/pickup material. Returns may be done without an appointment. Hours: M-Thu, 9:30 AM – 8 PM, F, 9:30 AM – 5 PM, Sat, 10:30 AM – 4 PM, & Sun, 12 – 4 PM….Beginning March 1, the building will be open for patrons by appointment only. Call to schedule appointments for computer use, browsing the collection, and for magazines and newspapers……Click here for a listing of all Virtual Programs

(631) 929-4488

250 Route 25A, Shoreham, NY

M-Th: 9:30 am - 8 pm, F: 9:30 am - 5 pm

Saturday: 10:30 am - 4 pm

Sunday: 12 pm - 4 pm

North Shore Publich Library

Adult Online Programs

Through the rest of February, the North Shore Public Library will be open for Lobby pickup/returns only. Please call to schedule an appointment to request/pickup material. Returns may be done without an appointment. Hours: M-Thu, 9:30 AM – 8 PM, F, 9:30 AM – 5 PM, Sat, 10:30 AM – 4 PM, & Sun, 12 – 4 PM. Beginning March 1, the building will be open for patrons by appointment only. Call to schedule appointments for computer use, browsing the collection, and for magazines and newspapers. 

Virtual Programs will still be ongoing. Click here for a listing of all Virtual Programs.



If you need to contact a Librarian or need help with your library card, please see below:


  • 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.


Art Photo woman in glasses with finger in front of faceArt On Display At NSPL

Dave Lyons is a photographer and photo editor whose career has spanned New York. He has worked at Newsday on Long Island for 35 years, most recently as a photo editor. He has covered many major sporting events, such as the Belmont Stakes. He also has a commercial freelance business and has served as a judge for the juried arts show for the Long Island Arts Council of Freeport. He lives in Sound Beach with his wife.



teddy bears reading a bookBook Discussions

For a listing of some upcoming virtual book discussions, please click the image to the left or the below link!



chalkboard with hello written in different languages with a girl on a laptop smilingLanguage Learning Classes

For a listing of upcoming Language Learning Classes, please click the image or the below link.

 


front entrance of the North Shore Public LibraryVirtual Concerts & Special Events

For a listing of past, current, and future virtual concerts and their links to view them, please click the image or this link below!



  • When registering you must provide your email address.
  • ***If You Do Not Have A Card, Email A Reference Librarian For Help At The Below Email Address:


For a listing of February and March Programs and registration dates, please look below.

Click Here For A Listing Of  Upcoming April Adult Virtual Programs


Virtual Concert: Alex Wu presents: The Original Gershwin Part II

Sunday, February 28, 2:00 PM 

A great American story trumpeting in the modern era; born at the turn of the century to Jewish immigrant parents, resided and schooled on the lower east side, self-taught pianist and composer living out his dream becoming a songwriter for Broadway with his hit songs marking America’s first “pop music”. Will include performances of music by Gershwin’s contemporaries and inspiring backstories of “The Roaring 1920s” economic boom and America’s great achievements in the arts, literature, sciences and other fields during his time.



March Virtual Programs

Monday Meditations

Monday, March 1, 9:45 – 10:30 AM

Learn how meditation can help keep you centered and calm, especially during difficult times. This class will offer guidance for beginner meditators including: Breath Awareness, Guided Visualization, and Affirmation Repetition. Meditation can offer you the tools that lead to inner stability, peace & calm regardless of what may be happening around you. Please provide your email address when registering. (1/4 – 3/1)


Memoir Writing

Mondays, March 1, 15, 22, & 29, 2:00-4:00 PM

Thinking about writing your memoir? For publication? Or, “just” for your family? Then, do it! Join this memoir-writing workshop to get started on or to continue your story with Anne Kelly-Edmunds. No one else can tell it. Please provide your email address when registering. (3/1-3/29 – no class 3/8)


Block Island Seafood Cooks

Monday, March 1, 6:30 PM

Block Island Seafood Company is back. Craig will demonstrate some healthy dishes as we get ready to spring into Spring! The menu: Steamed Cod in Parchment topped with a Tomato Basil Salsa and a Healthy Detox Salad topped with a Grilled Lemon Salmon. Please provide your email address when registering.


Happy Yoga – A Creative and Fun Yoga Class!

Mondays, March 1, 8, & 15, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Some of our favorite yoga poses are described in straight lines and boxy angles–Triangle, Plank, and Forward Bend poses. But the human body is more attuned to spirals and curves. This class helps you step out of rigid alignment and flow into more creative shapes. The movements play with open twists for better cross-body movement. Class suited to all levels! We apply playfulness to the practice, and final relaxation after our postures. Please provide your email address when registering. (2/8-3/15)


Breathe Together with Charyl Ozkaya (A 20-minute Weekly Zoom Session)

Tuesdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, & 27, 10:00 AM

Join us once a week to sit still and practice the kind of deep breathing that fosters calm well-being and can improve our health and our outlook. No charge. Provide your email address when registering. Please provide your email address when registering. (3/2-4/27)


Origami: Hina Dolls & Lucky Korean Bag, Make & Take Kit

Wednesday, March 3, after 4:00 PM  

March 3rd is Doll Festival Day in Japan. Let’s celebrate it our own way by making these super simple origami dolls and decorating them. We will also make something a bit more complicated but very useful Korean lucky gift bag which is a lovely way of packing a small gift/gift card or money. You may pick up your Make and Take Bag on Wednesday, March 3 after 4 PM.  Origami: Hina Dolls and Lucky Korean Bag video will be on NSPL’s YouTube Channel. 


Beginner Pilates

Thursday, March 4, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Pilates is an accessible way to build strength, core muscles for better posture, balance and flexibility. This class is for beginners and offers low-impact flexibility, strength and endurance movements. Let your instructor know if you have any conditions or previous injuries, so that she can assist you in modifying movements. Please provide your email address when registering. (2/4-3/4)


Covid-19: Debunking the Myths

Thursday, March 4, 7:00 PM

This lecture will provide an overview on why the virus that causes COVID-19 is more lethal than the common flu. It will provide a science-based overview of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, participants will learn about the history of pandemics, their impact on public health, and the worldwide effort behind global drug and vaccine development. Please provide your email address when registering.


Monday Meditations

Mondays, March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19, & 26, 9:45 – 10:30 AM

Learn how meditation can help keep you centered and calm, especially during difficult times. This class will offer guidance for beginner meditators including: Breath Awareness, Guided Visualization, and Affirmation Repetition. Meditation can offer you the tools that lead to inner stability, peace & calm regardless of what may be happening around you. Please provide your email address when registering. (3/8-4/26)


Tai Chi Flow

Tuesdays, March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, & 13, 3:30 – 4:15 PM

Tai Chi Flow is a combination of Tai Chi and Qigong. Tai Chi is smooth flowing movements called forms that are inspired by animals and nature. Qigong is the practice of stimulating the flow of energy internally throughout the body with breath and movement.  Tai Chi and Qigong is a harmonious form of gentle exercise that is beneficial for flexibility and balance. Please provide your email address when registering. (3/9-4/13)


Yoga, Breath and Relaxation

Wednesdays, March 10, 17, 24, 31, & April 7, 10:00 – 11:00 AM

This is a live Zoom class incorporating specifically designed yoga practices that help to bring health to the body, vitality to the breath and calmness to the mind.  You will do gentle yoga postures, breath work and relaxation.  Grab your mat and join us for a deep stress release in the comfort of your own home! Please provide your email address when registering. (3/10-4/7)


Chanticleer Gardens

Wednesday, March 10, 7:00 PM 

Chanticleer, located in Wayne, PA, is regarded as one of the best gardens in our region. Take a trip to the many “garden rooms” of Chanticleer. Explore what gives each area a distinctive beauty and character. Hardscape design features as well as the landscape materials will be examined. Please provide your email address when registering.


Creative Writing

Saturday, March 13, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Saturday, April 10, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

This monthly writing workshop is the place to create new work in a safe, supportive ZOOM environment. You will be guided by stimulating Story Sparks, group discussion and constructive feedback. Fact or fiction. Poetry or prose.  You must register for each one of these classes.  Limit is 20 people.   When registering please provide your email address to receive a separate Zoom link for each class. Please provide your email address when registering.


Women March

Saturday, March 13, 2:00 PM

Discover 200 years of women’s activism and celebrate the centennial of women’s suffrage and the 19th Amendment with exhibition highlights from Women March. Led by curators from New-York Historical Center for Women’s History, this interactive virtual presentation uses photographs, campaign posters, and historic footage to uncover the stories of women throughout the centuries who organized and marched to end slavery, win the vote, and protect reproductive rights, among other crucial causes. Please provide your email address when registering.


1:1 Resume Makeover Appointments (Individual Zoom 40-minute sessions)

Tuesday, March 16 OR Wednesday, April 14

Appointment choices are: 6:00, 6:45, or 7:25 PM

Looking to change careers or give your resume a makeover? Make an appointment for a private resume consultation! Learn how to make your skills and experience stand out from the competition and SEO scanning apps. Create your resume in Google Docs or the Microsoft Office365 app to easily submit/share your information before your appointment.

To register: Please email: info@northshorepubliclibrary.org —- In the subject line write “Programs: Resume Makeover”

OR

Call the Ref Desk at 631-929-4488 to make your appointment. You must provide your email address.

  • Registration Begins 3/1 For The March 16 Class
  • Registration Begins 4/1 For The April 14 Class

Wonders of Watercolors

Wednesday, March 17, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Saturday, April 10, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Join Victoria Beckert in this Zoom demonstration and hands-on class.  Please leave your email address and let us know if you need the full watercolor Make and Take kit (Non-refundable fee of $15).    If you have your own paints and brushes and only need the cold press water color paper please note when registering: “Just need watercolor paper.”

 

A Non-refundable fee of $15 (Cash or Check made out to NSPL) is to be paid when you pick up your Watercolor Make and Take bag filled with cold press watercolor paper, watercolor paint set, paint brushes and handouts.

 

“Watercolor Make and Take bags purchased for previous classes may be used for this class without the need to purchase a new one, and after registering, Library staff will call you to pick up just watercolor paper for this class.”


Crocus Paper Flower Make and Take Kit

Thursday, March 18, 7:00 PM

Crocuses are the earliest since that Spring is right around the corner.  Join us in a live demo and create crocuses from crepe paper in this step-by-step class.   Kit will include materials and written instructions as well as access to a video link to be sent after the class.  Kit pick-up is curbside. The library will call to set up your appointment the week before our Zoom program. Please provide your email address when registering.


East End Libraries Present…Cruising Classic Movies with John DiLeo

Friday, March 19, 7:00 PM

For those longing to get away, how about a virtual vacation with major stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age? Savor the sheer escapism of big-screen entertainments set aboard ocean liners and join some of our most beloved superstars as they sail the seas and find laughs, romance, even song and dance, along the way. See Fred Astaire, Bette Davis, the Marx Brothers, Marilyn Monroe, Henry Fonda, Barbara Stanwyck, and others in scenes—some Technicolor, others glorious black and white—from glittering masterworks of the ‘30s, ‘40s, and ‘50s. Book your stateroom now! Please provide your email address when registering.


RIP IT UP!: Woman’s History month and A Lee Krasner Virtual Tour

Friday, March 26, 2:00 – 3:00 PM

This is a virtual tour led by Joyce Raimondo, Docent of the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center will show the creative ways Krasner and her husband Jackson Pollock expressed their feelings with paint, see the art displayed in their home, and explore the barn studio filled with paint splatters – all evidence of their masterpieces.  In addition to discussing the works of Lee Krasner, Elaine De Kooning, and other pioneer women who pioneered abstract art will be featured. A demo of Lee Krasner’s abstract art working technique of painting, tearing the work and then rebuilding a new composition with the torn pieces.  You may follow along with materials from your home. Need: paper, pens or pencils, paint and glue. Please provide your email address when registering.


Photo Safari (Series)

Mondays, March 29, April 12, & 26, 7:00 PM 

Photo Safari is back but with a twist.  Enjoy photographing each assignment safely on your own and we will, meet with our group virtually to see everyone’s unique interpretation of the theme. Photos can be shot indoors or outdoors.  You don’t need to keep to the theme if you choose not to. In art, there is no wrong answer. Please limit what you’ll share to three images. We’ll meet via Zoom in an hour-long wrap-up two to three weeks after each assignment.

Register and provide your email address so we can communicate, send assignment and Zoom links to gather virtually.


Cooking Demo with Marie: Orange Olive Oil Cake via Zoom

Wednesday, March 31, 7:00 PM

This is a simple yet flavorful cake that marries the delicate orange flavor with the moistness that olive oil infuses with all the ingredients. This is one cake that you will be making over and over again. Marie will demonstrate the simple baking process step by step process and you be delighted with the results when you bake it at home. Please provide your email address when registering.



Click Here For A Listing Of April Adult Virtual Programs


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

Atención negocios Hispanos!

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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