Call for an appointment to reserve or pick up movies and books at the Library Parking Lot. Parking Lot services will be open between the hours of 1-5 PM, Monday through Friday. Librarians will prepare the take out bag! Drop offs can be done on those dates without appointment. Phone in will also be available during these times. The Library and the book drop are still closed. Please click here for a full listing of all our virtual programming!

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Adult Online Programs


Library Books and Movies to Go!!!

Call for an appointment to reserve or pick up movies and books at the Library Parking Lot. Parking Lot services will be open between the hours of 1-5 PM, Monday through Friday. Librarians will prepare the take out bag! Drop offs can be done during these hours without appointment. Phone in will also be available during these times. The Library and the book drop are still closed.


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Want to be part of an art challenge? Please see the following link to participate!

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

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


Below please find the listing of Adult Online Virtual Programs for the month of July. Registration for some are currently open (noted next to registration link) while others have a registration date of July 1.

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

Rest and Relax with Aromatherapy

This program will be available on our Youtube channel in late July. 

Lavender, Roman Chamomile, May Chang….all are relaxing and soothing to the body, mind and soul. Each has its own attributes that will help you rest and find a sense of  peace. Follow along as Amadeus Aromatherapy makes a Rest and Relax spray and  body lotion to help you rest and relax. The benefits of each essential oil will be discussed as will tips and tricks for using each product.

Gentle Yoga

Mondays, July 6, 13, 20, 27, & August 3, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Take time to breathe, relax, watch, feel, and allow. Join us for a Gentle, Kripalu Yoga practice that invites us to easefully move our body with love and compassion. This is a Zoom virtual class, when registering you must provide your email address.

Morning Yoga

Tuesdays, July 1421, 28, August 4, & 11, 10:00 AM

This is a unique combination of Vinyasa flow, Hatha and Restorative styles of yoga that nurture the body, mind and soul. Beginning with breath work, then moving into yoga postures and finishing with a guided meditation to promote relaxation. This class moves at a slower pace allowing the student to tap into the wisdom of their bodies. All levels are welcome. Provide your email address when registering to receive the Zoom link to enter the class.

Breathe Together Series (A 20-minute Weekly Zoom Session)

Tuesdays, June 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28, August, 4, 11, 18, & 25, 10:00 AM

How about joining us once a week this summer to sit still and practice the kind of deep breathing that fosters calm well-being and can improve our health and our outlook. Breathing session is led by Charyl Ozkaya.  No charge. Provide your email address when registering.


Tuesday, July 14, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Hydrangeas are a reliable summer beauty. They range in bloom time, shape and habit bringing shades of white, pink and deep blue into our gardens. Discover what varieties will extend your summer color from June through September. Also learn when and how to properly prune hydrangeas as some bloom on new wood while others don’t. This a virtual Zoom presentation. Please provide your email address when registering.

Meditation for Beginners

Wednesdays, July 8, 15, 22, 29, 9:30 – 10:15 AM 

Learn how meditation can help keep you centered and calm, especially during difficult times. This class will instruct you in the various ways to meditate, including: Breath Awareness, Guided Visualization, and Affirmation Repetition. With Meditation you will find a place of peace and calm residing within you regardless of what is happening around you.

An Author Visit, via Zoom, with Donovan Moore, author of What Stars Are Made Of: The Life of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

Thursday, July 16, 5:30 PM

In early 20th century Edwardian England, Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin had to overcome unbelievable obstacles, both scientific and personal, in her quest for scientific discovery – the determination of the composition of stars.  However, she was told that her conclusions were wrong by the very man who four years later would prove her theories to be correct.  She never received credit for her discovery – until now. NSPL is working in collaboration with the Rogers Memorial Library & Southampton History Museum to bring this lecture to you.

Interactive German

Thursdays, July 16, 23 (5:00 – 6:30 PM), 30, August 6, 13, 20,  5:30- 7:00 PM

Are you looking to perfect language skills learned in previous courses?  Then this is the right  Zoom class for you. Our focus is on communication in this fun filled hands online German language program.

Concert: Gene Casey at Home 

Thursday, July 23, 6:00 PM 

Long Island’s own, Gene Casey, will perform a FACEBOOK LIVE program of original and classic roots Americana. 

  • A Facebook Live Link to this concert will be posted here, please check back soon.

Jane Austen: Enduring Influencer

Thursday, July 23, 7:00 PM

Did you know Jane Austen was the forerunner of modern Pop Culture?  Join author Erin Coughlin for an interactive presentation exploring Miss Austen’s universal influence on modern literature, film, TV and pop culture.  Austen’s blueprint for common plots characters and themes are used in most modern-day romantic literature, film, and TV. With video clips and images and side by side analysis of contemporary works participants will enjoy this fun interactive lecture workshop.

Block Island Seafood with Craig

Monday, July 27, 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Welcome back the Block Island Seafood Co. from their kitchen this time.  Craig will be demonstrating an Asparagus Bisque topped with Shrimp and a Baked Salmon with a Chili Lime Glaze.

Introduction to Excel

Tuesday, July 28, 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. This is a virtual GoToMeeting program, please provide your email address when registering.

In the Footsteps of Ruth Reichl: A NYC Food Odyssey (Online)

Wednesday, July 29, 7:00 PM

Join us on an adventure that’s part of New York City’s culinary history! Ruth Reichl was the NY Times food critic from 1993-1999, famous for her “populist” reviews of restaurants that everyone could enjoy and afford. Previous Times reviewers had focused on expensive high-end restaurants, but Ruth changed all that! Over 75 of the restaurants she reviewed are still in business. With foreknowledge of her (often very funny) reviews, we will walk in Ruth’s footsteps to “visit” seven of the restaurants, their neighborhoods and other familiar and new attractions. Copies of 7 all-day itineraries, 7 RR reviews will be included.

Flowers Into Paint

Thursday, July 30, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Joyce Raimondo will show us how to create Georgia O’Keefe Flowers that burst into color! Based on the work of popular American artist, Georgia O’Keefe, we will design beautiful floral paintings that are larger than life. We will begin with an interactive discussion of O’Keefe’s work and follow with a related painting project.

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! You can also be eligible for a $25 gift card. Please click the link below for all the projects and details for the contest.

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

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.

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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