Tuesdays, October 24; November 14; Wednesday, December 13 • 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Register using code HMA808
Come write in! Join us for NAtional NOvel WRIting MOnth on October 24 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 14 for encouragement or commiseration. Check in with us again on December 13 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: .
Geeks, Books & Coffee
Monday, August 28 • 6:00 pm • Station Community Room
Register using code HSA274
Join the library book club that is going to discuss all things geek culture. Books and comics are being turned into Movies & TV shows at a rapid pace, and we can’t get enough of them. Let’s binge together through the Nerdosphere! Every two months we will explore a particular theme that is of interest to the group. Starting off, the club will be discussing books that are headed to Film and TV screens near you! Come for an adventurous discussion of books, comics, TV and film and yes there will be coffee! Registration required. HPL cardholders only.
Bridge: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate
Fridays, September 29; October 6, 13, 20, 27; November 3, 10, 17 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm •Meeting Room
Learn to play Bridge with Susan Fishbein, an ACBL accredited bridge teacher and an American Contract Bridge League member. Her curriculum follows ACBL-recommended lessons on bidding and playing. Bring the textbook Play of the Handin the 21st Century (ACBL Bridge Series) to class. (Bridge Club follows directly after this class on November 24 through January 12.) Register using code HMA182.Registration required. HPL cardholders only. Open to all on September 18.
Canasta Party with Jacqui Palatnik!
Wednesday, October 25 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA152
Jacqui’s fun-filled game parties are open to all skill levels. Knowledge of the game is necessary. Bring friends or come alone and we’ll group you according to your ability. There will be contests in different categories with prizes for winners. Registration required. HPL cardholders only.
Anti-Inflammatory Eating: Prevent Disease, Slow Aging, Lose Weight
Thursday, October 26 • 7:00 pm •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA576
Chronic inflammation is the root cause of many illnesses, including heart disease, many cancers, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, arthritis, asthma, depression, obesity and IBD. Holistic Health Coach, Tina Annibell, shares recipes and teaches you how to easily shift into a way of eating that reduces chronic inflammation. . Registration required. Open to all.
End-of-Life Dementia Care
Saturday, October 28 • 10:00 am – 3:30 pm (includes ½ hr. break) •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA513
This 5-hour training workshop includes an introduction to end-of-life dementia care, including common caregiver concerns, decision making at the end of life, comfort care and how the CARES Approach can be of help. Registration required. Open to all. Attendees are welcome to bring food and drink into the Meeting Room.