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North Shore Publich Library

Adult Online Programs

The Library is following CDC guidelines in regards to mask wearing. Please click here for more information. For a listing of our Virtual Programs, click here.



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.


Delia's Caffe'-Art by Eileen ButlerArt Exhibit: “Travelissima” Drawings, Paintings, Mosaics by Eileen Butler

This exhibit is about virtual flights and flights of fancy. The contrasting styles and points of view are meant to evoke a sense of similar artistry, thoughts, and ideas with varying approaches to communicate them. This diversity helps to create new inventions, styles, and methods for making art, similar to a fusion of unique cultures creating a new blend of community.

Eileen has shown her work at the University of Virginia, and Piedmont Virginia Community College, and was published in the University of Virginia’s “Iris” Magazine. She taught art for over forty years in public and private schools from New York to South Carolina as well as STEAM sailing to small children. Eileen has since founded an annual art festival in Charlottesville called ARTCHO to support Habitat for Humanity, local artists, and musicians.



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:


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


July Virtual Programs

Ticks and Tick Disease Handbook (free)

To reserve/register for your copy of this informative Handbook created by the Stony Brook Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center, please, call the library at 631-929-4488 or register online on our website.  The book will be available for pick-up at the Adult Reference Desk starting July 1.



Optimize Your Immune System: Combat Viruses & Age Gracefully with a Kitchen Pharmacy with Author Marie Ruggles, via Zoom

Tuesday, July 27, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Join us for this presentation with Long Island author Marie Ruggles, M.S., R.D., C.N., C.D.E. of Optimize Your Immune System: Create Health & Resilience with a Kitchen Pharmacy. Learn about science-based ways to protect yourself from illness.  Learn to stock your kitchen pharmacy to combat the common cold, flu, and other viruses to keep your family healthy all year long. 


Computers and Excel: Advanced Microsoft Excel

Wednesday, July 28, 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Learn even 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.


Beginner Pilates

Fridays, July 30, August 6, 13, & 20, 12:30 – 1:15 PM

Pilates is an accessible way to build strength and 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. (7/23-8/20)


Bollywood Dance Fitness Class

Fridays, July 30 & August 6, 7:00 PM

Get up and move with the dancers of Ajna Dance Company! Join us for 3 weeks as we dance through the styles of Bollywood and Bhangra, break a sweat, and have some fun. (7/23-8/6)



August Virtual Programs

Monday Meditations

Mondays, August 2, 9, 16, & 23, 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 beginners including: Breath Awareness, Guided Visualization, and Affirmation Repetition. Meditation can offer you the tools that lead to inner stability, peace, and calm regardless of what may be happening around you. (7/12-8/23)


Virtual Senior Stretch

Registration begins 8/2 for August. Register in-person, by phone, or online.

August: Mondays, 10:30 – 11:30 AM: 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, & 8/30


Using Your iPhone Camera to its Fullest Potential

Monday, August 2, 7:00 PM

The days of “bringing the camera” are over and we are taking loads of photos with our phones. So now let’s get the best photos we can (and yes! an iPhone can take great photos) and get them from our phones to hanging on the wall!  This 60-minute class covers all the features of the iPhone camera including various capture modes, editing, and maximizing your iPhone to its fullest potential.


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

Tuesdays, August 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31, 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 outlook. No charge. Provide your email address when registering. (7/6-8/31)


Computers: Google Docs

Tuesday, August 3, 7:00 PM

In this virtual class, learn the basics of using Google’s free online program Docs. You’ll learn how to create a document, save, edit, and format your file as well as how to save and share Docs with others. Basic computer skills are required.


Yoga, Breath and Relaxation

Wednesdays, August 4, (no 8/11), 18, 25, September 1, 8, & 15 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! (8/4-9/15)


Writer’s Playshop 2021

Wednesday’s August 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Summertime is a perfect time to play. So, put your serious side on the sidelines for this all-new, fun-filled Writer’s “Playshop” where we will explore lighthearted approaches to getting our stories and poems onto the page. (8/2-8/25)


Embroidery DIY Take and Make Kit

Pick up Thursday, August 5 after 4:00 PM

Come and pick-up your fully supplied embroidery kit.  Photograph your finished piece and post them on Facebook and Instagram and tag us @northshorepubliclibrary (fb), @nsplibrary (IG) and use the hashtag #nsplembroidery. We can’t wait to see your work!


History & Horticulture: Of Plants and Presidents: The White House Gardens Through the Years

Thursday, August 5, 7:00 PM

Which president lied to his wife to prevent her from planting vegetables at the White House? Which first lady misappropriated funds from the gardener’s budget to pay for fine china? And which administration brought sheep onto the grounds in order to save on mowing expenses? Join garden writer Jessica Damiano on an eye-opening and inspiring historical tour of the White House gardens, from the founding of our nation to the present day.


Lavender Sachets

Monday, August 9, 7:00 PM

A non-refundable materials fee of $5 (exact Cash or Check made out to NSPL) is to be paid when you pick up your materials. You may pick up your materials at the Circulation desk when paying the $5 materials fee.

If French Lavender is one of your favorite scents, you’re going to love creating this lavender sachet project. It’s a combination of painting on a muslin bag and filling it with the fragrant flower buds of French Lavender. All materials and French Lavender are included.


Local Eats: Crunchy Carrots

Wednesday, August 11, 7:00 PM

Carrots are a crunchy power food with numerous health benefits. Join us as we demonstrate how to prepare several tasty recipes using fresh local carrots all while learning about how very versatile and nutritious carrots are.


Sit and Sew (in-the library)

Thursday, August 12, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Come stitch with friends, old and new! Bring your scissors, needles, pins, bits, and bobs. Bring your machines, or use ours. Chat and stitch!  Bring your machine and what you are working on. Masks required. Separate registration required for each program.


Creative Writing

Saturday, August 14, 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 session date.  When registering please provide your email address to receive a Zoom link.


Photo Safari Assignment Theme #6: “Gravity”

Monday, August 16, 7:00 – 8:00 PM


Wonders of Watercolors

Saturday, August 21, 10:30 AM

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.   When registering please write in that you will purchase the kit or that you have watercolors paint, brushed and paper.

In this Zoom class Watercolor artist, Victoria Beckert will guide you in a relaxing morning in this fun watercolor painting for all skill levels. You will learn different techniques, how to mix paints and use the brushes. You will create a finished work of art.


Embroidery DIY Take and Make Kit

Pick up Thursday, August 26 after 4:00 PM

Come and pick-up your fully supplied embroidery kit.  Photograph your finished piece and post them on Facebook and Instagram and tag us @northshorepubliclibrary (fb), @nsplibrary (IG) and use the hashtag #nsplembroidery. We can’t wait to see your work!




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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