It’s Spring Time, It’s Tea Time with Chef Rob Scott
It’s Spring Time, It’s Tea Time with Chef Rob Scott
Friday, April 3 • 12:30 – 1:30 pm • Station Community Room
Register using code HSA381
Enjoy a menu of Lemon Strawberry Ice Tea with a selection of teas sandwiches that include Roast Turkey- Gouda-Cranberry & Apple and Shrimp & Crab with Chili & Lime, all specially prepare by Rob Scott. Registration required. HPL cardholders only. Classes open to all two days before the start date, space permitting. Please arrive 10 minutes before the program begins for check-in. Wait-listed patrons will be invited in after five minutes. Late arrivals are not guaranteed a spot.

 

 

Film with Glenn Andreiev: Lucille Ball
Friday, April 3 • 6:30 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA104
Film historian and filmmaker Glenn Andreiev shares rare film clips and fun movie facts. Andreiev’s work has appeared on CNN and The View. He has taught film history at the Cinema Arts Centre and the Northport VA. He writes for filmsinreview.com. His latest film, Lost Emulsion, is a documentary on lost films and film preservation. Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Hungrytown
Sunday, April 5 • 3:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA741
After more than fifteen years of world-wide touring and three album releases, Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson--otherwise known as the folk duo Hungrytown--have earned a reputation for the quality and authenticity of their songwriting. Lyricist Rebecca Hall is credited with compositions “that sound as timeless as any traditional songs” (Northern Sky, UK). Producer/multi-instrumentalist/husband Ken Anderson is lauded for his “remarkable affinity for instrumental embellishment” (No Depression) and for crafting Hungrytown’s “gorgeous vocal harmonies” (Folk and Roots, UK). Registration required. Huntington Library cardholders may register online or by phone. Non-residents please call the library at 631-427-5165 to register. All registrants should arrive early in order to be checked in and seated before the start of the performance. Late arrivals are not guaranteed a spot.

 

 

How Music and Art Can Enrich the Lives of People with Alzheimer’s Disease
Thursday, April 9 • 12:00 - 1:00 pm • Station Community Room
Register using code HSA334
Learn how the arts can enrich those living with Alzheimer’s Disease. Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Smart Driver Course (AARP)
Mondays, April 13 & 20 • 9:30 am - 12:30 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA200
Oriented toward the 50+ driver, but open to younger drivers. NYS Driver's license required. Registration required in person with a non-refundable fee of $20.00 (AARP members) or $25.00 (non-members) by check or money order made payable to AARP. 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, and possibly a reduction of up to 4 points on your driving record every 18 months. Open to all.

 

 

The Kennedys
Friday, April 17 • 7:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA737
The Kennedys are an American folk-rock band, consisting of husband and wife Pete and Maura Kennedy. They are recognized for their harmonies and instrumental prowess, blending elements of country music, bluegrass, Western swing and janglepop. They met in Austin, Texas in 1992, when Pete Kennedy was playing in Nanci Griffith's band. For their first date, they each drove 500 miles to meet at Buddy Holly's grave in Lubbock, Texas! Their career now spans more than two decades of songwriting, storytelling, recording, producing, and touring. We're delighted to connect with them again on their musical journey. Registration is limited to Huntington Public Library cardholders (2 per card) until April 1. Out of district residents can register by calling 631-427-5165.

 

 

Tales2Inspire: A Memoir Project
Saturday, April 18 • 2:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA637
Lois W. Stern presents a program about an international writing project, Tales2Inspire, for which people from around the world submit personal memoirs related to particular themes. Hear about some of those who participated. Learn how you can participate in future Tales2Inspire. When you arrive, drop your name in a basket. Ten names will be selected to win a free Tales2Inspire book at the end of the program. Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

The Politics of Supreme Court Nominations: John Adams to Donald Trump
Sunday, April 19 • 2:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA934
Frank Sorrentino, Ph.D. has been a professor of Economics, History, and Political Science at St. Francis College in Brooklyn for 30 years. He has received the Distinguished Faculty Award and Faculty Member of the Year Award. He has a BA from St. John’s University and an MA and Ph.D. from NYU. Dr. Sorrentino has authored seven books, including, most recently, Presidential Leadership and the Bureaucratic State. He has served as Editor and a major contributor to The Encyclopedia of the American Presidency. Registration required. Open to all.  

 

 

Mah Jongg Tips & Tricks
Monday, April 20 • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA115
Improve your Mah Jongg skills. Learn techniques and strategies that will bring your game to the next level. Must have some knowledge of the game. Jacqui has cards for you to use in class. Registration required. HPL cardholders only.  

 

 

 

Improvisational Theater and Playwriting
Tuesday, April 21 • 3:30 – 5:30 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA559.
Sharpen your wit and improve your memory. Imagine problems, consider creative solutions and perform them on stage. Dr. Milton Bloch, Director  Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

"Kiss Me, Kill Me" Mystery Book Discussion Group: The Silent Patient, by Alex Michaelides

The Silent Patient, by Alex Michaelides

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 · 2:00 - 4:00 pm · Main Meeting Room
Register using code HMA165
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
.  Late one night, glamorous Alicia Berenson shoots her husband five times in the face, then refuses to speak another word. Her refusal to talk turns a domestic tragedy into a mystery that captures the public’s imagination and the attention of a criminal psychotherapist determined to get her to talk and search for the truth.  Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

Medicare Counseling (HIICAP)
Tuesday, April 21 • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm • Small Meeting Room
Register using code HMA994
Meet one-on-one with a Suffolk County retired senior volunteer from HIICAP to discuss your specific needs for Medicare health insurance and benefits, Medicare Savings Programs and EPIC. First come, first served. Check in at main floor reference desk.

 

 

Regularly Scheduled Adult Programs

 
Acting Workshop for Adults
Mondays,  February 17, 24; March 2, 9  •  6:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Auditorium
Register using code HMA166
Explore your inner actor participating in Theater Games, Scene Study, Monologues, and a final group performance. Class size is limited to 22.  Registration is required with a non-refundable payment of $40.00 online or in person. HPL cardholders only.

 

 

Next Chapter Book Club
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Mondays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30;  April 6, 20, 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 current book is The One and Only Ivan.  Our upcoming book is Rules. 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
Coloring, Art and Creativity Club
March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30  •  1:00 – 3:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA276
Bring your coloring, art or other creative project, along with your supplies, and enjoy two hours of relaxing art fellowship. On April 16, special guest Jody Leibrock will show you how to create Aboriginal-inspired paintings.  No registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Op Ed Fridays
Op ed
Fridays, February  21, 28; March 6, 13, 20, 27; April 3, 10, 17, 24  •  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.

 

 

Gentle Yoga with Ann - Wednesdays & Saturdays at 338 Main
Saturdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28; April 4, 18, 25   •  11:15 am – 12:15 pm ($35 for 7 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA162

Wednesdays,  March 11, 18, 25; April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 •  11:00 am – 12:00 pm ($40 for 8 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA163

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: March 2 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.

Tai Chi for Seniors with RSVP Suffolk
Mondays. March 9, 16, 23, 30; April 6, 13, 20, 27  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (Free) • Station Community Room
Wednesdays, March 11, 18, 25; April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (Free) • Station Community Room
Register using code HSA358
This twice weekly Tai Chi class is led by a certified instructor from the Suffolk County Department of Health Services. Tai Chi practice helps older adults improve their balance and increase their confidence. Self-initiated movements include body weight shifting, unilateral weight bearing, trunk rotation, ankle sways, and coordinated eye-head-hand movements. Limited to patrons 60 years and older. Fitness classes require participants to sign a waiver on the first day.  Registration begins March 2 for HPL cardholders. If space permits, exercise classes will open to out-of-district residents two days before start date. Limited to patrons 60 years and older.
Beginner English Classes
Beginner English Classes
Tuesdays, March 10, 17, 24; April 7, 21, 2  •  5:30 – 6:30 pm  •  Station Classroom
Thursdays, March 12, 19, 26; April 2, 9, 23, 30  •  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, March 10, 17, 24; April 7, 21, 28  •  6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  •  Station Classroom
Thursdays, March 12, 19, 26; April 2, 9, 23, 30  •   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.

 

Chair Yoga with Bonnie
Tuesdays, March 10, 17, 24, 31; April 7, 14, 21, 28  •  10:45 – 11:45 am ($40; 8 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA500

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Thursdays, March 12, 19, 26; April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30  •  10:00 – 11:00 am ($40; 8 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: March 2 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.  *Please note: February 20 session is at the Station Branch location.
Tai Chi with Joe Panico
Tuesdays, March 10, 17, 24, 31; April 7, 14, 21, 28  •  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 March 2 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.
Smart Driver Course (AARP)
Smart-Driver-Course

Mondays, April 13 & 20  •  9:30 am – 12:30 pm  •  Auditorium

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.
Empire Defensive Driving
Empire-Defensive-Driving
Saturday, March 14  •  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.

 

 

 

Career Counselor @ Main Library
Career Counselor @ Main Library
Thursdays, March 19 & April 30  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Make an appointment by calling the Reference Desk at 631-427-5165 ext. 251.   HPL cardholders preferred.

 

 

 

The Artist's Way: A 12-Week Workshop to Awaken your Creativity
Saturdays, March 21, 28; April 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 30; June 6, 13 • 10:00 am -12:00 pm • Meeting Room
*Meetings on May 2, 9, 16, 30 will be at the Station Branch
Register using code HMA722
According to The New York Times, “Julia Cameron invented the way people renovate the creative soul.” For this 12-week workshop, The Artist's Way Workbook, a companion to the international bestseller, serves as your guide. Facilitated by illustrator and author Annina Luck, participants engage in a variety of exercises and group discussion to awaken their creativity. Registration is required with a non-refundable materials fee of $25.00 paid online or in person. Registrants will be contacted when the workbook is available for pick up at the library. HPL cardholders only.

 

 

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