(631) 929-4488

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Sunday: 12 - 4 pm

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.


Art by by Jonathan Van BruntIn-Library Exhibit

“A Natural Beauty:” Paintings by Jonathan Van Brunt



teddy bears reading a bookBook Discussions

For a listing of some upcoming 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!



Film Movie ReelNSPL Sunday Movie Matinee

No registration! Everyone welcome!



  • When registering you must provide your email address.
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Below you will find a listing of programs through December along with their registration dates.


December Grab-and-Go Kits

Simply Creative Chef Rob’s Holiday Cookie: Grab and Go Kit, Adult

Pick-up begins Friday, December 9

Register to pick-up your Chocolate Dipped Holiday Butter Cookies Grab and Go Kit.  Kit includes dry ingredients, recipe and video are included.


December Virtual Programs

Virtual Gentle Stretch, Adults **Virtual** 

Mondays, December 5, 12, 19, & 26, 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Gentle Stretching for Adults and Seniors. (12/5-12/26)


Breathe Together Series, Adults **Virtual** 

Tuesdays, December 6, 13, 20, 27, 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. (12/6-12/27)


Special Musical Biography: Ludwig van Beethoven – “His Music and Influence” via Zoom, Adults **Virtual** 

Tuesday, December 6, 7:00 PM

The influence that composer Ludwig van Beethoven had on the progression of music history cannot be overstated. His defiant approach towards music and composing paved the way for artists today to express themselves as they truly desire. You will gain an understanding of this complicated genius and learn how over 150 years later he is still influencing the world today.


Reiki Meditation Circle, Adults **Virtual** 

Wednesdays, December 7, 14, & 21, 6:30-7:00 PM

Experience a 30 minute guided energy meditation intended to restore balance and inner peace. (12/7-12/21)


1:1 Resume Makeover Appointments, Adults **Virtual** 

Wednesday, December 7, 6:30, 7:05, OR 7:40 PM

Learn how to make your skills and experience stand out from the competition and SEO scanning apps.  Call 631-929-4488 and ask for the Reference Desk to make an appointment.


Divine New York: Inside the Historic Churches and Synagogues of Manhattan, Adults **Virtual** 

Wednesday, December 7, 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Author Elizabeth Anne Hartman and photographer Michael Horowitz discuss their new book, Divine New York: Inside the Historic Churches and Synagogues of Manhattan, which offers readers a tour through the breathtaking and inspirational interiors of Manhattan’s houses of worship. Horowitz’s stunning photographs and Hartman’s lively mini-histories are a window into a bygone era of architectural splendor.


Mistletoe Paper Flower: (Zoom Program or Kit/Video), Adults **Virtual**

Pick up kits beginning Tuesday, November 29 

Zoom Program: Thursday, December 8, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Nonrefundable fee of $2 to be paid at in-person registration. Kits will be available for pick-up starting 11/29.  Join the Paper Flower Lady to create your Mistletoe to hang.  Mistletoe has been revered from the time of the Norse Gods as a symbol of Love. It inspires wishes and kisses upon those who stand beneath it during the holidays! Register and provide your email address when registering.

Option 1 – Zoom Program – Our instructor will demonstrate and guide you in the making of your own Mistletoe ornament.

  • Thursday, December 8, 4:00 – 5:00 PM
  • Register/Pay Fee At In-Person Registration – Registration Begins 11/20

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Option 2 – Kit/Video – Register and pick up a kit/video to do on your own.

  • Pick up kit beginning Tuesday, November 29
  • Register/Pay Fee at In-Person Registration – Registration Begins 11/20

Live from Norwalk: Block Island Seafood Cooks via Zoom, Adults **Virtual** 

Thursday, December 8, 7:00 PM

Join Craig of Block Island Seafood as he demonstrates how to prepare some favorite old time classic appetizers. Menu: Baked Clams, Crab Cakes and Mussels from Brussels.


Creative Writing, Adults **Virtual** 

Saturday, December 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.  Provide your email address so we may send the Zoom link to you.


Cookie Food Festival with Rob Scott on Facebook Live, Adults **Virtual** 

Saturday, December 10, 1:00 PM

Join Simply Creative Chef Rob in a Facebook Live streaming cookie making event.  Menu: Gooey and Chocolatey Mini Cookies, Holiday Jam Thumb Print Cookies and Spiced Eggnog Cookies with a Rum Eggnog Frosting.  When registering provide your email address so we can email you the recipes.


December In Person/In Library Programs

NY State Defensive Driver Safety, Adult

Saturday, December 3, 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 lunch.

  • Register/Pay Fee (by check made out to TAAH. Inc) at In-Person Registration – Registration Begins 11/20

Yin Yoga/Yoga Nidra, Adult

Mondays, December 5, 12, & 19, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Yin Yoga works on the connective tissue through postures held gently and slowly. Bring yoga mat, blocks and blanket (suggested). (12/5-12/19)


Painted Wine Bottles with Fairy Lights (In-the-Library or Kit/Video), Adult

Pick Up Kit (if not doing in-person program) beginning Wednesday, November 30

In-Person Program – Monday, December 5, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Nonrefundable $8 fee to be paid at in-person registration.

Option 1 – In-the-Library Program – Our instructor will demonstrate and guide you in the making of your own Mistletoe ornament.

  • Thursday, December 5, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Register/Pay Fee At In-Person Registration – Registration Begins 11/20

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Option 2 – Kit/Video – Register and pick-up a kit/video to do on your own starting on 11/30.

  • Register/Pay Fee At In-Person Registration – Registration Begins 11/20

Strength Training, Adults

Tuesdays, December 6 & 13, 7:00-8:00 PM

Warm up with cardio and then build strength and fitness for your body. Classes are tailored to meet the needs of participants. Bring your own hand-held weights (your choice of weight- 1 lb. & 3 lb. or 2 lb. & 5 lb.), yoga mat, and water.


Alignment-Based Yoga, Adult

Thursday, December 8 & 15, 10:30 – 11 :30 AM

Please join us in the library for this alignment-based yoga class.  Please bring a mat, blocks and or a strap to assist you in movements. (12/8-12/25)


Tai Chi Flo, Adult

Fridays, December 9 & 16, 10:00 – 11:00 AM

Tai Chi and Qigong is a harmonious form of gentle exercise that is beneficial for flexibility and balance. (12/2-12/16)


Ring in the Holidays, Adult

Monday, December 12, 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Learn how to use aromatherapy and essential oils to make the Holiday season bright. Make a Holiday perfume lotion and an immune boosting spray to help you enjoy the season.  Keep for yourself or give as a gift. Class is demo/hands on. Recipes and resource list provided.


Medicare Counseling, Adult

Tuesday, December 13, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

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

Sit & Sew: Make a Winter/Holiday Pillow Case, Adult

Thursday, December 15, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Non-refundable materials fee is $3 payable at registration. Did you ever want to learn to sew?  Come and make this Beginner friendly simple holiday gift for a child or an adult. Learn the easiest way to make your own professional looking pillow case. They are like potato chips – you can’t make just one!

  • Register/Pay Fee At In-Person Registration – Registration Begins 11/20



January Virtual Programs

Virtual Gentle Stretch, Adults **Virtual** 

Mondays, January 9, 23, & 30, 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Gentle Stretching for Adults and Seniors. (1/9-1/30)


January In Person/In Library Programs

Medicare Counseling, Adult

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

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



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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