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 “Lights of Dyker Heights”

Wednesday, December 10

Cost: $70.00 per person (Lunch on your own and driver’s gratuity not included.)

Bus Departs: 10:15 a.m.Bus Returns:   7:00 p.m.
From municipal parking lot across from the Library.

The tour will start with the Brooklyn Museum of Art featuring its latest exhibit, “Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe.” This display includes pieces from high-profile designers, such as Christian Louboutin and Giuseppe Zanotti. Lunch will be on your own at the museum café followed by a narrated drive through Brooklyn neighborhoods highlighting the famous “Lights of Dyker Heights.” A cup of cappuccino and pastry at one of Brooklyn’s famous cafes will wrap up the tour.

Please note: This trip is in conjunction with the Freeport Memorial Library.

 Oral History Project

 “Come & Tell Your Story”

We invite you to be part of our history project. The Library is organizing video recording sessions by appointment.  Your stories will be part of an ongoing Oral History Project. Contribute your pictures too and help document the great community of Uniondale. (All pictures will be returned).If you are interested in participating or have any questions, contact Chris Marra, Outreach Librarian at 489-2220 ext. 222.

Informational Seminars

Clearing the Clutter Workshop

Wednesday, October 15 at 2:00 p.m.
Clutter got you down ... and out? Cut the clutter with this workshop and learn tips and ideas of getting organized. 

 The ABC & D’s of Medicare & How Healthcare Reform Affects Coverage


Wednesday, October 22 at 11
:30 a.m.
Inform yourself with the new changes relating to Medicare health insurance coverage as well as learning the options available to help reduce your health insurance costs. 

Registration begins on Wednesday, October 8.

 Reverse Mortgage for Seniors


Wednesday, November 5 at 11:30 a.m.
HECM Mortgages were designed to help homeowners over the age of 62 with peace of mind and financial freedom.   Many senior home owners are faced with either little income or increased living expenses. The HECM is an easy solution to help homeowners’ money access with no repayment. All you need to qualify is to be 62 or older with some equity in your home.           
Registration begins on Tuesday, October 21.

 Hypnosis for Relaxation & Personal Growth

Saturday, November 29 at 2:00 p.m.
Learn to demystify what hypnosis is and how hypnosis can benefit relaxation, and stress reduction, self-growth, medical and dental proceduresand many other aspects of life.

Registration begins on Thursday, November 6.


Writing Workshop: Power to the She, Her Prose & Poetry

 

                Saturdays, October 11, 18, 25 & November 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
     Sign up now.

      These workshops are for women of all ages. The purpose of these writing  workshops is to empower females through the art of writing.

This program is made possible through a grant from New York State decentralization re-grant program liaison with Huntington Arts Council.

 
 

Falling Leaves Platter 

Saturday, October 25 at 2:00 p.m.

Join craft instructor Shirley and learn to design a beautiful glass plate using real pressed leaves in assorted shapes and sizes. Rim the edge with iridescent paint and create eye candy for your table that's food safe and very stylish. Materials fee: $5.00.

Registration begins on Tuesday, October 7.

 

Turkey/Pumpkin Stack Ceramic

Saturday, November 1 at 2:00 p.m.

Create an adorable holiday ceramic decoration. This whimsical piece features a turkey, sitting on top of a stack of pumpkins holding a Happy Thanksgiving sign.You will learn how to dry-brush over a dark acrylic paint. Materials fee: $5.00.

Registration begins on Thursday, October 16.

Thanksgiving Special Programs

 Live Cornucopia Center Piece

Saturday, November 22 at 10:30 a.m.

Learn to create a cornucopia basket combining fresh broadleaved evergreens, fall colored leaves, dried grasses, wheat, naturally dried flower seed heads and a variety of fresh fall flowers into a charming centerpiece. It’s unique artwork to welcome autumn into their homes.
Materials fee: $5.00. Limited class size.

Registration begins on Wednesday, November 5.

Apple Turnovers

Wednesday, November 26 at 11:30 a.m.

Learn how to make this classic treat using sweet dough and lots of fresh apples. Everyone will take home four  apple turnovers ready to be baked in the oven.

Registration begins on Tuesday, November 4.

     Nooks are Here!

 

The Library has begun to circulate Nook e-readers with preloaded titles
Fiction titles include:

The Target by David Baldacci
Natchez Burning by Greg Iles

The Son by Jo Nesbo
Unlucky 13 by James Patterson
Field of Prey by John Sandford

Ladies' Night by Mary Kay Andrews
The Hit by David Baldacci
World War Z by Max Brooks
Inferno by Dan Brown
Beauty from Surrender by Georgia Cates
Entwined with You by Sylvia Day
The Kill Room by Jeffrey Deaver
And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled
Hosseini
Good House by Ann Leary
Game of Thrones by George R. Martin
12th of Never by James Patterson
Silken Prey by John Sanford
Maine by Courtney J. Sullivan
Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns by Lauren Weisberger

NonFiction titles Include:
The Closer by Mariano Rivera 

Proof of Heaven by Eben Alexander
The Unwinding by George Packer
Eleven Rings by Phil Jackson
American Sniper by Chris Kyle
Let's Explore Diabete with Owls by David Sedaris
Keep it Pithy by Bill O'Reilly


GED
Mondays and Wednesdays 
6:00 -9:00 p.m.
Prepares students to obtain their GED diploma.
Registration Date: September 17 & 22
(Testing begins promptly at 6:00pm)
Registering for class takes approximately three hours. This includes completing an application, a writing sample and test.  Students must complete all parts of the test to be officially enrolled and must meet class requirements.

ESOL
(English for Speakers of Other Languages)
Tuesdays and Thursdays
10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.
Helps Non-English speakers improve their English.
Registration Dates: September 22 & 23
Registration for this class requires completing an
application and taking an evaluation test.

New registration fees: $65 for GED and $55 for ESOL classes. (Material fees & textbooks not included.) Money order ONLY  payable to  NASSAU, BOCES. Classes are held for Adults 21 years and older.  Sponsored by Nassau, BOCES.

 

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