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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.

Art By Carmen Stasi Pink Peach TreesArt Exhibits:

    • In-Library Exhibit: Carmen Stasi
    • Display Case: Fiber Works by Louise Hanson

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 LibraryConcerts & Special Events

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

  • When registering you must provide your email address.
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NSPL Beach Towel Giveaway

For more information on the NSPL Beach Towel Giveaway, click here!

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

July Programs 

Registration begins July 1 for the following, unless otherwise noted.

July Programs To Go

Fruit Galette Grab and Go Kits 

Pick up begins Friday, July 15, 9:30 AM 

Kit includes dry ingredients.  You will need to supply your choice of fruit: berries, peaches, plums, apricots or apples work for this beautiful rustic quickly made desert will do.  Recipe and video demonstration by Chef Rob are included. 

July Virtual Programs

Breathe Together Series

Tuesdays, July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 10:00-10:20 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 outlook. No charge. Provide your email address when registering.  

Virtual Gentle Stretch

Mondays, July 11, 19, & 25, 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Gentle Stretching for Adults and Seniors.

Medicare Counseling

Tuesday, June 12, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

A trained volunteer will be at the Library to answer your questions about claims or benefits. This personal service is by appointment only. Open to all.

  • Call 631-929-4488 ext. 225 for more info.

Korean Lotus Lanterns Kit/Demo Zoom

Kit Pick Up Begins July 6

Program – Wednesday, July 13, 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Non-refundable fee of $5. Members of the Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project (“KSCPP”) will demonstrate and provide step-by-step instructions on how to make these lanterns and learn about the symbolism and history behind lotus flower lanterns while learning about Korean culture. A short video will be shown.

  • Register in person and pay fee beginning 7/1

Yoga for Summertime 

Thursdays, July 14, 24, 21, 28, August 4, & 11, 10:00 – 11:00 AM

Non-refundable fee of $10 at in-person registration. Whether you love the summer or simply tolerate it the Yoga for Sumner is unique. We wake up each day to bright mornings, longer days, and time spent outdoors. We will work to harness the pitta (fire element) of summer and learn to sustain it in your practice all year round.  Suggested Yoga props: 2 blocks, a strap, mat and blanket. (7/14-8/11)

  • Register in person and pay fee beginning 7/1

Interactive Writing Prompts

Thursday, July 14, 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Jump start your writing! Learn all the tricks and tips you need to become a stronger and more confident writer. Participate in fun writing prompts, exercises and games in a constructive, judgement free group.  Make sure to have your favorite pen, notebook, writing device and questions handy.  All writers of all levels are welcome!

Sharks of NY & Long Island

Monday, July 18, 7:00 – 8:15 PM

Did you know sharks have existed longer than trees?  Discover the range of magnificent and diverse shark species we share our local shores and water with.  Find about sharks’ myths and the histories of shark attacks in New York.

Healing and the Act of Compassion  

Tuesday, July 19, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore shares this Virtual tour of one of its current exhibitions brings attention on two sibling essential powers – healing and compassion – twin forces for greater good sorely in need today. Clearly defining compassion, how it operates as a healing force in our own lives, within our own families, our communities, in social welfare, monetary, and justice systems, and in the world, is at the heart of this uplifting and enlightening exhibition’s premise and purpose.

Women’s Health and Fertility 

Thursday, July 21, 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Age-related infertility has become so prevalent because many women are waiting longer to begin their families.  Even though women are stronger and healthier, this improved health does not always offset the natural age-related decline in fertility.  Dr. Bradley Trivax, MD, FACOG of Stony Brook Medicine’s Island Fertility, will discuss the full range of options, such as IVF, that are now available. Another EEL Collaborative program. Hosted by Amagansett Library.

Mindful Yoga

Thursdays, July 21, 28, August 4, & 11, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Non-refundable fee of $7 at in-person registration. Unwind at the end of your day to release tension and increase awareness of your body, mind and heart. This class uses gentle movements, restorative poses and finishing with Pranayama (breath work). Have a Yoga mat and blanket. Other props are helpful but not required.

Summer Food Festival with Rob Scott on Facebook Live

Monday, July 25, 6:30 PM

Join Simply Creative Chef Rob in a Facebook Live streaming event.  He will demonstrate how to make Stuffed Local Zucchini Boats with Parmesan and Cherry Tomatoes, Summer Green Onion and Chicken Lettuce Wraps and Raspberry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread.  When registering provide your email address so we can email you the recipes.

Mastering Genre Fiction

Tuesday, July 26, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Join us for fun writing prompts, word games and exercises guaranteed to jump start your own creative writing! You’ll discover how to become a stronger writer and combine different genres to make your dream project come to life!  Includes mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, western, horror and supernatural fiction.

July In Person/In Library Programs

Knittin’ Time **In Library**

Saturday, July 2, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Come knit with old friends and make new friends! Bring needles and yarn and projects you are working on.

Tai Chi Flo **In Library**

Fridays, July 8, 15, 22, & 29 10:00 – 11:00 AM

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. (6/24-7/29)

Intro to Excel **In Library**

Monday, July 11, 6:30 – 8:30 PM

In this hands-on class, learn the basics of the world’s most popular spreadsheet program, including creating, editing, and formatting worksheets, formulas, and much more. Prerequisites: Computer Kindergarten and 1st Grade or equivalent.

Yoga is for Every Body **In Library**

Tuesdays, July 12, 19, & 26, August 2, 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Nonrefundable fee of $10 paid at registration.  Yoga is a practical tool for engaging the breath, body, and movement in order to become more skillful at living and to feel better. This class incorporates yoga asanas and provides modification of poses that are relatable and fresh. Bring a mat/blanket.  Other yoga props such as blocks/straps are useful  to bring but not necessary.  (6/28-8/2)

  • Register in person – Registration begins 6/1

Photo Safari visits L.I. Yarn to Farm **At Location**

Friday, July 15, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Location – 125 Gerard Road Yaphank, NY, 11980

Non-refundable fee of $15 at in-person registration.  Photographers! Bring your cameras and join us for a private interactive tour of this fully functioning fiber farm. Get up close and personal with their lovely fibered friends, including sheep, angora goats, angora rabbits, and Llamas! Learn about the environment and culture.

NY State Defensive Driver Safety **In Library**

Saturday, July 16, 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM

$35 fee to be paid at in-person registration. Checks are to made out to TAAH. Inc. Bring a snack or bag lunch.

  • Register in person at the Library and pay fee beginning 7/1

Intermediate Excel **In Library**

Monday, July 18, 6:30 – 8:30 PM

In this hands-on class, learn more about the world’s most popular spreadsheet program, including functions, working with ranges, macros, charting and much more. Prerequisites: Computer Kindergarten, Computer 1st Grade and Introduction to Microsoft Excel or equivalent.

Sit and Sew **In Library**

Thursday, July 21, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Come stitch with friends, old and new! Bring your scissors, needles, pins, bits, and bobs. Bring your machines, or use ours. Bring your machine and what you are working on.

Colorful Collage **In Library**

Saturday, July 23, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Collage is a festival of paper, patterns, and color for the eye to enjoy.  We will explore how the placement of patterned or colored paper cut into shapes creates depth and patterns. You can draw or paint these shapes or use bits of printed words, images in this visually playful artwork.   Join us in this playful and fun workshop. Materials will be provided. You may bring your patterned paper, images or photos if you like to add them to your collage.

Advanced Excel **In Library**

Monday, July 25, 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Learn more advanced features of MS Excel, the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. Students will learn features including vLookup, data validation, subtotals and much more. Prerequisites: Computer Kindergarten and 1st Grade, Introduction, and Intermediate Excel.

Frederick Law Olmsted Lecture **In Library**

Tuesday, July 27, 6:30 – 8:00 PM

In honor of the Bicentennial of the birth of landscape architect and conservation activist, Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903), art historian Anne Moore will discuss his life and enduring legacy. Olmsted was responsible for the design of nearly 5000 parks, gardens, urban spaces, and residential properties in New York, Long Island and the country.  Our presenter Anne Moore is a former museum director, curator and educator.

Beach Glass Art **In Library**

Thursday, July 28, 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Non-refundable fee of $10 to be paid at in-person registration. Come and gather in the library to create your own whimsical 8 x 10 framed Beach Art work of art.  Frames, beach glass, sea themed bits and pieces, and resin are supplied.   If you have a bit of sea glass or shell from a favorite vacation or beach walk you may bring to include in the project.

  • Register in person at the Library and pay fee beginning 7/1

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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