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Celebrating Women Composers
Sunday, June 23 • 2:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA727
Carolyn Enger’s 2013 Naxos recording of music by Ned Rorem was selected as one of The New York Times best in Classical Recordings. This program will celebrate the contributions of women composers from the Classical period to the present, featuring the music of Fanny Mendelssohn, Caroline Shaw, Clara Schumann, Pia Møller Johansen, and Judith Shatin. Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Great Books Discussion Group: The New Organon

Francis Bacon (1561–1626)

Monday, June 24, 2019 · 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm · Auditorium

Register using code HMA302
“The New Organon,” by
Francis Bacon (1561–1626) 
. Bacon, like Seneca, was both a brilliant scholar and a player in the political arena. His career in politics, however, also had many ups and downs. In our day, he is best known for treatises such as The Advancement of Learning and The New Organon. Written as a series of aphorisms, The New Organon lays out principles of scientific investigation that aided the revolution in science during the 17th century.

 

 

 

Geeks, Books & Coffee

dune

Monday, June 24, 2019 · 6:00 pm · Station Meeting Room 1, First Floor

Register using code HSA274
Dune by Frank Herbert
. Dune will be forever considered a triumph of the imagination. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, it is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who will become the mysterious man known as Muad'Dib. Paul's noble family is named stewards of Arrakis, whose sands are the only source of a powerful drug called "the spice." After his family is brought down in a traitorous plot, Paul must go undercover to seek revenge, and to bring to fruition humankind's most ancient and unattainable dream. A stunning blend of adventure and mysticism, environmentalism and politics.   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.  Open to All.

 

Kiss Me, Kill Me Book Discussion Group: The Wife Between Us

wife

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 · 2:00 - 4:00 pm · Main Meeting Room

Register using code HMA165
The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks
.  The divorce has just become final, and Richard is already engaged to someone. One woman is determined to change that situation-- no matter what it takes. Soon a tangle of lies binds her life with those of Richard and his new fiance?e. A tangle of lies-- that hide some dangerous truths.  Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Cover Artist! Judging a Book by Its Cover
Wednesday, June 26 • 6:30 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA729
The process behind book cover art is often a mystery to both authors and readers. Doreen Minuto discusses her transition from fine artist to illustrator and reveals the process that publishing companies, authors, art directors and artists go through to come up with a book cover. She shares trends in publishing with visual examples and images of famous artists through the ages. Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Doctor Talks About: Men’s Health, All You Need To Know
Wednesday, June 26 • 6:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA600
Dr. Reza Ghavamian, board certified in Urology, graduated from Boston University's School of Medicine and completed his residency at UMass Medical Center. Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Smart Driver Course (AARP)
Saturday, June 29 • 9:30 am – 4:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA200
Oriented toward the 50+ driver. Drivers may reduce up to 4 points on their driving record or receive a 10% 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. Registration required in-person with non-refundable payment of $20.00 (AARP members) or $25.00 (non-members) by check or money order payable to AARP.   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

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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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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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