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Winter Special Programs

Tea-Tasting

Wednesday, January 28 at 7:00 p.m.
Take a delightful winter tea tasting journey. Warm
body and soul with different varieties and learn about the usage including history unique characteristics, potential health benefits, and more!
Registration begins on Tuesday, January 6.


Soups & Stews

Wednesday, February 4 at 11:30 p.m.
Prepare a yummy cream of potato soup and tomato basil  bisque at the program. Take home recipes for beef stew, chili, chicken noodle and french onion soups!
Registration begins on Thursday, January 15.

 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

Stress-Free & Meditation
Wednesday, January 14 at 7:00pm
Start the new year with a stress-free life. Learn the basis insights and inner methods to change the pattern of thoughts from the most prevalent illusions that keep us trapped in ou negative thinking.
 Sign up begins January 2


What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet?
 

Wednesday, January 28 at 1:00 p.m.

Through this workshop learn what to
keep in your medicine cabinet and why. Learn more about drug interactions and how to stay safe. Sign up now.  Wednesday, March 4 at 12:30 p.m

Meditation for Healthy Living
 Wednesday, February 4 at 7:00 p.m.

Join John Bednarik as he discusses
how meditation can improve your physical, mental and spiritual health.
Registration begins on Tuesday, January 20.


Parent/Student Loan  Relief

Wednesday, February 18 at 1:30 p.m.
Learn about different repayment options and forgiveness programs that are available for both parents and/or students.
Registration begins on Wednesday, February 4.


Social Security

Wednesday, March 4 at 12
:30 p.m.
Learn how to maintain financial
independence throughout your retirement. Understand the Social Security system and its benefits and other aspects of retirement planning.
Registration begins on Tuesday, February 17.
 


Reverse Mortgage for Seniors

 Wednesday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m.
Learn about reverse mortgage options and the different programs offered to the homeowner. Know how to enhance your financial situation during your retirement years by accessing the equity in your home.Although eligibility begins at the age of  62,all are welcome to the workshop.
Registration begins on Thursday, February 19.


Writing Workshop  

Power to the She, Her Prose and Poetry

 Saturdays, January 17, 24, 31  February 7, 14 & 21,
2:00-4:00p.m.

These workshops are for women of all ages who desire to empower themselves through the art of writing
Sign up begins January 2

 Musical Concert for Valentine’s Day
With Sheri Miller
  

Sunday, February 8 at 2:00 p.m.
Join singer and songwriter, Sheri Miller to enjoy a wide range of love songs featuring hits by the Beatles, Patsy Cline, Sam Cooke and Johnny Cash.

 Celebrate Black History Month:
“A Change is Gonna Come”


Saturday, February 21 at 2:00 p.m.
Through this program you will learn more about the tumultuous events of the American Civil Rights movement in an engaging, up-lifting manner.  Narration, still photos and videos are skillfully combined with live musical performances from the era. Join along singing and clapping to the many “Freedom Songs” featured in the program.

Meet the Author: Lynda R. Day
Making a Way to Freedom: A History of African Americans on Long Island


Saturday, February 28 at 2:00 p.m.

Lynda R. Day, a Long Island resident, is a professor of Africana Studies at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and a curator of Black History at the African American Museum of Nassau County. Her book, Making a Way to Freedom, is considered the first comprehensive history of African Americans on Long Island covering the areas from Brooklyn to the East End. It also records the history of African slave trade in colonial days to the Civil Rights struggles of the 1960s and 1970s.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

  



     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



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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