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Marie Curie: Her Life and Work
Marie Curie: Her Life and Work
Wednesday, June 12 • 7:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA551
Born in 1867, Madame Curie was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist, chemist, a wife, mother, and an extraordinary scientist. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person to win it twice, and the only person to win it in two different sciences. The Physics Prize in 1903 she shared with her husband Pierre Curie and Antoine Henri Becquerel was for their work on radioactivity. The Chemistry Prize in 1911 was for the discovery of polonium and radium. Presented by Edward A. Sierra, a former Nuclear Reactor Operator, President Elect of the Long Island section of the American Nuclear Society, and an Adjunct Instructor at Suffolk County Community College. Registration required. Open to all.

 

Mill Neck Manor House Tour
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Wednesday, June 12 • 11:00 am • Meet at the Estate
Register using code HMA929
Join us in exploring Mill Neck Manor which is set on 86 acres overlooking the Long Island Sound and was owned by Robert Leftwich Dodge and his wife, cosmetics heiress, Lillian Sefton Dodge. The Manor has 34 family rooms and 16 bathrooms, not including guest and service rooms. Relax for tea and scones after the tour!Huntington cardholders only.

 

 

 

Spanish for Travelers (Foods, Restaurants & Culture)
Fridays, June 14, 21, 28; July 5, 12, & 19 • 6:00 pm · Station Classroom
Register using code HSA359
A dynamic, light and fun-filled class for all students with either little or no Spanish knowledge. This workshop will take you through the vocabulary and phrases you will need to communicate in a Latin restaurant, supermarket, airport and other typical travel situations.   Registration required. HPL cardholders only.

 

 

 

Tea Social at the Library!
Friday, June 14 • 1:30 pm • Station Community Room
Register using code HSA355
Tell your friends to bring their teacups because it is time to join the library for a Tea Social! Enjoy three different kinds of tea Sandwiches: Cucumber Dill, Cranberry Chicken Salad and Avocado as well as assorted scones such as chocolate chip and classic raisin. Of course there will be tea, decaf and regular Earl Grey, and while you are sipping enjoy a demo on how to make clotted cream for the scones.   Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Intermediate Office 365
Saturday, June 15 • 2:00 pm • Station Classroom
Register using code HSA353
Learn how to use Office 365 versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, including editing, sharing, and more. Prerequisites: Some familiarity with previous versions of Microsoft Office.   Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Kombucha Krazy!
Kombucha Krazy!
Saturday, June 15 • 2:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA538
Kombucha is everywhere! Learn all about kombucha’s health benefits and how easy it is to make fresh! Everyone makes their own kombucha to take home and brew. Recipes and tastings are provided. Registration Open to All two days before the start date, if space permits. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the program begins for check-in. Wait-listed patrons will be invited in after 5 minutes, if there is space. Late arrivals are not guaranteed a spot. Registration required. HPL cardholders only.

 

 

 

Home Study Programs for HSE/TASC
Monday, June 17 • 5:30 - 9:00 pm • Station Community Room
Register using code HSA024
Learn about free, at-home study program (e.g., BOCES GRASP) for adults 21 and over, who would like to prepare for the HSE/TASC exam, but are unable to attend classes on a regular basis. Certified instructors provide you with individual assignments to complete at home. Pick up your assignments at your public library. Assistance by telephone is also available. For more information call 631- 667-6000 ext. 454.   Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

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
eng advanced
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

OR

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

OR

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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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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