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Tuesdays, October 22, November 12 and December 3  •  7:00 pm  •  Meeting Room
Register using code HMA808
Come write in! Join us for NAtional NOvel WRIting MOnth on October 22 to find out what NANOWRIMO is about and meet other participants in this nonprofit event, which encourages aspiring writers to tackle the challenge of writing a 50,000 word novel (or first draft of one) during the month of November. Return on November 12 for encouragement or commiseration. Check in with us again on December 3 to let us know whether you met your deadline. Sharing work is encouraged, but not required. Adult fiction writers of all skill levels are welcome.   Registration required. Open to all. You need not attend all three sessions. For more information, contact librarian Therese Purcell Nielsen at 631-427-5165, x 250 or by e-mail: .

 

Author Talk & Book Signing - An Evening with Alyson Richman
Monday, October 28 • 7:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA847
Beloved local author Alyson Richman will read from and discuss her most recent work, The Secret of Clouds, a lyrical novel which illuminates the roles that love, caring and hope make in the life of a very ill young boy. The boy becomes the student of a dedicated teacher called upon to tutor him. Inspired by the devotion she has witnessed among teachers in her own life, The Secret of Clouds, is Ms. Richman’s first novel with a contemporary (and local) setting. Books will be available to purchase.  Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Learn to Play the Ukulele - for Adults
Learn to Play the Ukulele - for Adults
Wednesdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23 • 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA139
Learn to play the ukulele with instructor Adam King. Please come to class with your own ukulele. To purchase one before class, a list of resources is provided in the online program record and at the Public Service desks. Limited to 20. Fee is $20; 4 sessions. Registration required. HPL adult cardholders only.

 

 

 

KonMari Tidying-Up Workshop: 3-Part Series
KonMari Tidying-Up Workshop: 3-Part Series
Saturdays, October 5, 19, 26 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA656
Certified KonMari Consultant Patty Morrissey mentors you through a hands-on process of transforming your cluttered home into a space of serenity and inspiration. When you register, you receive a copy of the 2014 bestselling book "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing" by Marie Kondo. Be prepared to do your homework and share your experiences! Registration required with a non-refundable payment of $15.00 online or in person. HPL cardholders only.

 

 

 

Art From the Heart with Oksana
Monday, October 21 • 6:30 pm • Station Community Room
Register using code HSA365
Experience pure connection with your inner soul and express your creativity through painting with watercolor. This workshop will combine meditation with artistic expression through painting. The class begins with some simple breathing exercises then progresses to some stretching and visual meditation followed by the final journey of painting. Each student will paint a flower or flowers that they have visualized during meditation. Students must bring their own supplies. List will be available at circulation..   Registration required. HPL Cardholders only.

 

 

 

Ghosts, Goblins and Witches of Long Island
Ghosts, Goblins and Witches of Long Island
Monday, October 21 • 7:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA902
Join paranormal investigators Joseph Flammer and Diane Hill for bone-chilling stories of things that go bump in the night at Long Island locations. Hear hair-raising tales of ghosts and learn of sightings of mysterious creatures. Mr. Flammer and Ms. Hill have written five books and many articles about ghosts, UFOs, and paranormal phenomena. Share your own ghost stories! Audience participation is encouraged, if you dare! Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Silver Wrap Bracelet with Marlena Konas
Silver Wrap Bracelet with Marlena Konas
Saturday, October 26 • 2:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA616
Enjoy a fall afternoon making this beautiful bracelet! Registration required with non-refundable payment of $5.00 online or in person. HPL cardholders only.

 

 

 

Regularly Scheduled Adult Programs

 
Op Ed Fridays
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Fridays, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; December 6, 13, 20, 27  •  2:00 – 4:00 pm
Register using code HMA524
Discuss articles about current issues with Dr. Milton Block, faculty member at Queens College and the Life Long Learning Institute.   No registration required. Open to all.

 

 

Next Chapter Book Club
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Mondays,  November 4, 18, 25; December 2, 9, 16; January 6, 13, 27 • 1:30 – 2:30 pm • Main Library, 2nd Floor
Register using code HMA264
Adults, 18 years and older, with developmental disabilities meet in a relaxed setting to form friendships through reading and talking about books. All reading levels welcome.  Our next book will be Who Was Walt Disney?.  For information, contact Ms. Comerford at 631-427-5165, ext. 237 or email . Next Chapter Book Club's website is http://nextchapterbookclub.org.  You may also contact Cindy Cabrera, Regional Director of Literacy Nassau's Next Chapter Book Club at (516) 867-3580, ext. 15.The Next Chapter Book Club's national website may be found HERE
Beginner English Classes
Beginner English Classes
Tuesdays, November 5, 12, 19, 26; December 3, 10, 17  •  5:30 – 6:30 pm  •  Station Classroom
Thursdays, November 7, 14; December 5, 12, 19  •  5:30 pm 6:30 pm  •  Station Classroom
Register using code HSA083
All sessions are in the Station Community Room. Huntington Library is offering beginner English class for new English speakers with little or no English skills. A Native English speaker will teach this class which is designed to help new English speakers practice and improve Basic English skills in a casual and fun environment. Participants may attend as many sessions as they like. Registration required. Open to all.

 

Intermediate English Classes
Intermediate English Classes
Tuesdays, November 5, 12, 19, 26; December 3, 10, 17  •  6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  •  Station Classroom
Thursdays, November 7, 14; December 5, 12, 19  •   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  •  Station Classroom
Register using code HSA084
Designed for new English language learners inhelping develop fundamental writing, speaking,reading and listening skills. By the end of the course participants will be more spontaneous, independentand confident.  Registration required.  Open to all.

 

Coloring, Art and Creativity Club
Thursdays, November 7, 14, 21; December 5, 12, 19, 26; January 2  •  1:00 – 3:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA276
Bring your coloring, art or other creative project, along with supplies, and enjoy two hours of relaxing art fellowship. There may be occasional visits from Annina Luck, creativity mentor!  No registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Beginner Pilates with Fay
Fridays, November 8, 15, 22, 29; December 6 & 13 • 9:30 am · Station Community Room
Register using code HSA317
Pilates is a method of exercise that consists of low-impact flexibility and muscular strength and endurance movements. Join Fay Eikenes as she helps emphasizes proper postural alignment, core strength and muscle balance. Registration required. Fee: $ 30 for 6 Sessions.  Non-refundable, payable online or in-person at time of registration.   REGISTRATION for fitness classes begins November 1 for Huntington Public Library cardholders. If space permits, exercise classes will open to out-of-district residents two days before start date. Registration is required with nonrefundable fee payable online or in-person by credit card, check or money order. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and towel or blanket to class. All fitness classes require participants to sign a waiver on the first day.

 

 

 

Gentle Yoga with Linda
Saturdays, November 9, 16, 23, December 7, 14, 21, 28  •  11:15 am – 12:15 pm ($35 for 7 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA162

Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher Linda Kundla teaches this class for all levels. Please bring mat, foam block, belt, and blanket or towel. REGISTRATION for fitness classes begins: November 1 for Huntington Public Library cardholders. If space permits, exercise classes will open to out-of-district 2 days before start date. Registration is required with nonrefundable fee payable online or in-person by credit card, check or money order. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and towel or blanket to class.  All fitness classes require participants to sign a waiver on the first day.

Bridge Club for Beginners
Fridays, September 13, 20, 27;  October 4, 11, 18, 25;  November 1  •  10:00 am – 12:00 pm  •   Meeting Room
Register using code HMA018
Learn to play Bridge with Susan Fishbein, an ACBL accredited bridge teacher. Her curriculum includes lessons on bidding and playing. Bring the textbook Bidding in the 21st Century (ACBL Bridge Series) to class. You may purchase it through Baron Barclay Bridge Supply (item #5160) at www.baronbarclay.com or www.amazon.com. Registration is required with a non-refundable payment of $40.00 online or in person. Open to all.

 

 

 

Career Counselor @ Main Library
Career Counselor @ Main Library
Tuesdays, November 12 & December 10  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Make an appointment by calling the Reference Desk at 631-427-5165 ext. 251.   HPL cardholders preferred.

 

 

 

Empire Defensive Driving
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Saturday, November 16  •  9:30 am – 3:30 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA201
Drivers may reduce up to 4 points on their driving record or receive a 10 percent discount on vehicle liability, personal injury protection, and collision insurance for three years. Registration required with a nonrefundable fee of $28.00 payable online or in-person.  Open to all.

 

 

 

Smart Driver Course (AARP)
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Saturday, December 7  •  9:30 am – 4:00 pm  •  Meeting Room

Register using code HMA200
Oriented toward the 50+ driver, but open to younger drivers. New York State Driver’s license required. Registration required in-person with non-refundable payment of $20.00 (AARP members) or $25.00 (non-members) payable to AARP.   Open to all.
Chair Yoga with Bonnie
Tuesdays, October 22, 29; November 5, 12, 19, 26; December 3, 10, 17  •  10:45 – 11:45 am ($45; 9 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA500

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Thursdays, October 24, 31; November 7, 14, 21; December 5, 12, 19, 26; January 2  •  10:00 – 11:00 am ($50; 10 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA502
Gentle movements from the comfort of a chair help increase strength and mobility. Hand weights provided. REGISTRATION for fitness classes begins: September 4 for Huntington Public Library cardholders. If space permits, exercise classes will open to out-of-district 2 days before start date. Registration is required with nonrefundable fee payable online or in-person by credit card, check or money order. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and towel or blanket to class. All fitness classes require participants to sign a waiver on the first day.

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The Mitten Tree Project

Help the Huntington Library help our community by donating new mittens, gloves and scarves to keep hands warm this winter. They will be placed on The Mitten Tree and later donated to the Helping Hand Rescue Mission in Huntington Station. Your donations will be accepted until Friday, December 20. For more information, contact Adult Reference Services at 631-427-5165, ext. 251 or email us at .

Stony Brook University
A Social Work Intern from Stony Brook University will be on-site in both buildings for patrons to meet with, free of charge. Please call the reference desk at either buildings for details:

631-427-5165, ext. 250 or ext. 123
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