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Robert Delboy

“An Artist’s Journey”

July 1, 2015 – August 23, 2015
Artist Reception: Saturday, July 11th, 3:00-5:30pm

Art has been a part of my life’s journey for as long as I can remember. It began in high school when I was an art student and won awards for poster design and illustration. I have since worked in the business of art for a print shop, and as a sign painter, a cartoonist, a graphic designer, and as a freelance illustrator. I have also worked for McGraw-Hill designing educational books, films, posters and then, as art director for Newsday for many years.

In 2001, I decided to dedicate myself to oil painting full time. I joined the Art League of Long Island and took a plein aire workshop under the tutelage of Bill Merklin. Painting “en plein aire” has since become my passion.


As a lifelong resident of Long Island, I have found inspiration in many of its locations. I have always been drawn to Long Island’s bays and shores, capturing the color and light of its ever-changing shades and moods. I find myself drawn to the challenge of recreating on canvas those images and stories of life on our beautiful island.

Painting outdoors keeps me connected to nature. It is my chapel, my special place, my solitude, and my teacher from which I am forever learning.

Artist Inquiries e-mail:

Artist's Website: http://www.rdelboy.com

 

 

Regularly Scheduled Adult Programs

 
Coloring Club
Thursdays, May 2, 23; June 13, 27 • 1:00 – 3:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA276
Relax while coloring or making simple, fun, paper crafts. Bring your own coloring supplies. Annina Luck provides a craft activity and inspiration on the second of the two dates each month.  No registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Op Ed Fridays
Op-Ed-Fridays
Fridays, May 3, 24, 31; June 7, 14, 21, 28 • 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.

 

 

Advanced English Classes
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Mondays, May 6, 13; June 3, 10, 17, 24 •  6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  •  Station Classroom
Register using code HSA058
Students will be expected to demonstrate a comprehensive vocabulary at a level that utilizes real world English Language material and express themselves in a cohesive manner. Students will be expected to demonstrate a comprehensive vocabulary at a level that utilizes real world English Language material and express themselves in a cohesive manner. Discussions on various topics including current events will be covered. Students are expected to participate.  Registration required.  Open to all.

 

Next Chapter Book Club
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Mondays, May 6, 13, 20; June 3, 10, 17, 24 • 1:30 – 2:30 pm • Main Library, 2nd Floor
Register using code HMA264
In January 2018, Huntington Public Library and Literacy Nassau began the third year of our Next Chapter Book Club at the Main Library.  Adults 18 years and older with developmental disabilities meet in a relaxed, community setting to form friendships through reading and talking about books with librarian Maureen Comerford. Regardless of reading level, all are welcome. Some books we’ve enjoyed are Mary Poppins, Seabiscuit, and Who is George Lucas?  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, May 7, 14, 21; June 4, 11, 18  •  5:30 – 6:30 pm  •  Station Classroom
Thursdays, May 9, 16, 23; June 6, 13, 20  •  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, May 7, 14, 21; June 4, 11, 18   •  6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  •  Station Classroom
Thursdays, May 9, 16, 23, 30; June 6, 13, 20  •  6:30-7:30 pm  •  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.

 

Empire Defensive Driving
Empire-Defensive-Driving
Saturday, May 11 • 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.

 

 

 

Senior Advocate
Senior Advocate
Monday, May 13 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm • Small Meeting Room
A Senior Advocate from the Suffolk County Office of the Aging, will assist seniors with complicated forms and answers questions regarding county programs and services for seniors. No registration required. Open to all seniors and those who have concerns about a senior issue. Please check-in at the Reference Desk upon your arrival.

 

 

 

Tai Chi with Joe Panico
Tuesdays, May 21, 28; June 4, 11, 18, 25; July 9, 16 • 2:00 - 3:00 pm ($40; 8 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA505
Tai Chi is a Chinese form of exercise that helps reduce tension, improve balance and increase vitality. It incorporates breathing with slow and fluid movements, emphasizing correct posture and body mechanics. By placing our mind on our movements, we start to learn how to control our self. Registration is required with nonrefundable fee payable online or in-person by credit card, check or money order. Open to all. Registration for fitness classes begins MAY 1 for Huntington Public Library cardholders. If space permits, exercise classes will open to out-of-district 2 days before start date. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and towel or blanket to class. Fitness classes require participants to sign a waiver on the first day.
Gentle Yoga with Ann
Wednesdays, May 29; June 5, 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ($50 for 10 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA163

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Saturdays, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; July 13, 20, 27; August 3, 10 • 11:15 am – 12:15 pm ($50; 10 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA162
Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher Ann McDermott-Kave teaches this class for all levels. Please bring mat, foam block, belt, and blanket or towel. REGISTRATION for fitness classes begins: MAY 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.
Chair Yoga with Bonnie
Tuesdays, May 21, 28; June 4, 11, 18, 25; July 9, 16, 23, 30 • 10:45 – 11:45 am ($50; 10 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA500

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Thursdays, May 23, 30; June 6, 13, 20, 27; July 11, 18, 25; August 1 • 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: MAY 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.

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Career Counselor @ Main Library
Career Counselor @ Main Library
Wednesdays, May 22 & June 5 •  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Make an appointment by calling the Reference Desk at 631-427-5165 ext. 251.   HPL cardholders preferred.

 

 

 

Mah Jongg with Cathy Crocetti
Thursdays, May 23, 30; June 6, 13, 20, 27; July 11, 18 • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA260

Learn this ancient game's strategies, sequences and combinations. Become acquainted with the tiles, sticks and basic moves.Registration required. HPL cardholders only.

Smart Driver Course (AARP)
Smart-Driver-Course

Saturday, June 29 •  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.
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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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