It’s happening at the Great Neck Library – Community News


Online programs are run live on Zoom, unless otherwise specified. Open to everyone. No Zoom account required. You can join Zoom events by going to join.zoom.us, and enter the meeting ID and program password. You can also dial 1 (646) 558-8656 or find your local number at zoom.us/zoomconference. Some events have links you can click in the library event listings on greatnecklibrary.org. For some events requiring registration, any other meeting information will be posted prior to the event date for registered users. Check your email before the event. Library phone: (516) 466-8055.

saturday 19 june

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The night of the lord of the rings
Adolescents in grade 7 and up
Learn more about the lyrical and adventurous score of Lord of the Rings from director Peter Jackson.
[email protected]

9:30 am – 11:00 pm
Jackbox Games
Adolescents in grade 7 and up
Play fun games.
[email protected]

Monday June 21

10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Selfie Day Why are there so many giraffes in Great Neck? Because every giraffe has a BIG NECK. Did you know: a group of giraffes is called a tower? Stop at any location today to pick up your Selfie Giraffe for Selfie Day. Feel free to bring your new giraffe anywhere and post with #gnltower

4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Sustainable development book club
Grades 1 – 3
With Miss Judy S. discuss the Book of the Month which has environmental sustainability and green themes as its themes. Registrants will receive a brand new copy to keep.
[email protected]

4.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.
Manga drawing workshop
Adolescents in grade 7 and up
Grab your art supplies and learn how to draw manga characters in this creative drawing workshop.
[email protected]

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Summer Kickoff Author Extravaganza
Great Neck Library and Syosset Public Library Adolescent Services Departments Team Up for a
Teen Summer Reading Challenge Launch Event. Teens are invited to a live panel and Q&A with five fantastic young adult authors: Kit Frick, Camryn Garrett, Maxine Kaplan, Anica Mrose Rissi and Julia Lynn Rubin. Send us a question for the author Q&A in advance to earn community service credit. Email your question, along with your name, grade, and school to [email protected] Register in advance to receive the Zoom meeting link and an email reminder. [email protected]

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Junicorn Arts and Crafts Workshop
Adolescents in grade 7 and up
Create your own unicorn.
[email protected]

Tuesday 22 June

12h00 – 13h30
Louise Bourgeois, Freud’s daughter with Mary Vahey
Lecture explores the art and writings of Louise Bourgeois, in the light of her complex and ambivalent relationship with Freudian psychoanalysis. The discussed work is on display at the Jewish Museum until September 21, 2021.
Meeting ID: 991 2790 4246 Access Code: 569705

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Regular Board Meeting at the Main Library
Held in person at the Main Library, Community Hall, 159 Bayview Ave, Great Neck 11023. Please check the library’s website at greatnecklibrary.org for changes prior to attending the meeting.

7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
West Egg Book Club: Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal
Join Librarian Justin for the discussion. The book is available via Hoopla: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12457030
Meeting ID: 986 8745 5137 Password: 842534

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
New beginnings
Join Marla Matthews as she presents hopeful, exciting and compassionate life solutions in these trying times. Everyone is welcome: married, divorced, widowed or single to participate in an enriching, respectful and exciting discussion with Marla Matthews, life coach, social worker, TV talk show host. 35 years and over. Participation encouraged. Meeting ID: 936 1788 6387 Access Code: 754236

8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Jackbox Tuesday edition
Adolescents in grade 7 and up
Play fun games.
[email protected]

Wednesday 23 June

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Community Meditation – 30 Minute Noon Reset with Carolyn Carpentiere
Join us for a 30 minute midday meditation to help you relax and reset your mind and body. Take a moment to be still and let yourself be guided to a state of calm, clarity and relaxation. Meeting ID: 957 3655 8879 Access Code: 265350

5.30 p.m. – 6.30 p.m.
Jazz and Sketch evening
Adolescents in grade 7 and up
Fun opportunity to listen to jazz, choose your own jazzy track and draw ideas / scenes on it (using colored pencils.) [email protected]

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Next step production workshop
Adolescents in grade 7 and up
We are going to work on the play by Ben Zar
[email protected]

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Optimize Your Immune System: Create Health and Resilience with a Kitchen Pharmacy
Join author Marie Ruggles, Nutritionist, Aromatherapist, and Certified Diabetes Educator, to learn how to build a whole food, superfood, and nutrient kitchen pharmacy to provide a stable foundation for your health. And when you’re at increased risk of infection, know what to do to derail a virus before it takes hold.
Meeting ID: 952 3716 7211 Access Code: 961104

Thursday June 24

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Parkville Pageturners The selection by Kiera Cass
This program will take place outdoors in the Parkville Garden. If it’s raining, we’ll use Zoom.
Meeting ID: 938 7035 9538 Access Code: 766235
[email protected]

4.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.
Manga drawing workshop
Adolescents in grade 7 and up
Grab your art supplies and learn how to draw manga characters in this creative drawing workshop.
[email protected]

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Dungeons & Dragons
Adolescents in grade 7 and up
The adventure goes on. Email [email protected] for more information.

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Lakeville Literary Club
The city of the daughters of Elizabeth Gilbert
Meeting ID: 922 9873 4385 Access Code: Books

friday 25 june

12h00 – 13h00
Friday Movie Discussion
Giant (1956) G, 3 h. 21 min., Drama, Western
Watch Giant at your leisure. Join a Zoom on Film discussion. Free streaming with your Great Neck Library card on Hoopla, with a subscription on HBO Max.
Meeting number: 938 3840 8537 Access code: films
[email protected]

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Next step production workshop
Adolescents in grade 7 and up
We are going to work on the play by Ben Zar.
[email protected]

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Adolescents in grade 7 and up
Dungeons & DRAGons
Let your drag persona do the adventure.
[email protected]

10:00 am – 11:00 pm
Jackbox Games
Adolescents in grade 7 and up
Play fun games.
[email protected]


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