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Foreign Film: Ramen Shop
Ramen Shop
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 1:30pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
The film tells the story of young Ramen Chef Masato who leaves his home and family's shop in Japan after his father dies in search of his mother's family and the recipes she left behind in Singapore. There he traces a culinary path of delicious signature dishes to find his estranged family across the sea. With the help of food blogger Miki, he learns the recipes of his mother's homeland and the way to his grandmother's heart.   Movie run time is 90 Minutes.

From IMDb:

Director: Eric Khoo

 

Midday Movie: Instant Family
Instant Family
Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 1:00pm (PG-13) • Main Auditorium
When Pete and Ellie choose to start a family, they stumble headfirst into the world of foster care adoption. After they learn their perfect foster child comes with two other siblings, Pete and Ellie find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight and must hilariously learn the ropes of instant parenthood if they hope to become a real family.   Movie run time is 118 Minutes.

From IMDb:

Director: Sean Anders

Writers: Sean AndersJohn Morris

 

Friday Night Movie: Bohemian Rhapsody
Bohemian Rhapsody
Friday, July 26, 2019 at 6:30pm (PG-13) • Main Auditorium
An enthralling celebration of Queen, their music, and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and convention to become one of history's most beloved entertainers. Following Queen's meteoric rise, their revolutionary sound and Freddie's solo career, the film also chronicles the band's reunion, and one of the greatest performances in rock history.   Movie run time is 97 Minutes.

From IMDb:

Director: Bryan Singer

Writers: Anthony McCarten (story by), Peter Morgan (story by) |1 more credit »

 

Midday Movie: Stan & Ollie
Stan & Ollie
Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 1:00pm (PG) • Main Auditorium
Laurel and Hardy -- the world's greatest comedy team -- face an uncertain future as their golden era of Hollywood films remain long behind them. Diminished by age, the duo set out to reconnect with their adoring fans by touring variety halls in Britain in 1953. The shows become an instant hit, but Stan and Ollie can't quite shake the past as long-buried tension and Hardy's failing health start to threaten their precious partnership.   Movie run time is 97 Minutes.

From IMDb:

Director:  Jon S. Baird

Writers: Jeff Pope'A.J.' Marriot (inspired by the book 'Laurel & Hardy - The British Tours' by)

 

Friday Night Movie: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Friday, August 9, 2019 at 6:30pm (PG-13) • Main Auditorium
In 1979 young Donna, Tanya and Rosie graduate from Oxford University -- leaving Donna free to embark on a series of adventures throughout Europe. On her journeys, she makes the acquaintances of Harry, Bill and Sam -- the latter whom she falls in love with, but he's also the man who breaks her heart. In the present day, Donna's pregnant daughter, Sophie, dreams of renovating a taverna while reuniting with her mother's old friends and boyfriends on the Greek island of Kalokairi.   Movie run time is 114 Minutes.

From IMDb:

Director: Ol Parker

Writers: Ol ParkerRichard Curtis (story by) |5 more credits »

 

Foreign Film: The Scent of Green Papaya
The Scent of Green Papaya
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 1:30pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
Little things mean a lot to ten-year-old Mui, who is trained to be a house servant in Vietnam during the '50s. As she grows up in pre-war Saigon, she finds quiet love with a family friend. As she discovers the world around her, Mui marvels at every sight, sound, and scent she experiences while going about her workday life.   Movie run time is 104 Minutes.

From IMDb:

Director: Anh Hung Tran (as Tran Anh Hung)

Writer: Anh Hung Tran (as Tran Anh Hung)

 

Foreign Film: Transit
Transit
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 1:30pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
A man attempting to escape Nazi-occupied France falls in love with the wife of a dead author whose identity he has assumed. Transit is the last chapter of director Christian Petzold’s trilogy Love in Times of Oppressive Systems, which includes Barbara (2012) and Phoenix (2014).   Movie run time is 101 Minutes.

From IMDb:

Director: Christian Petzold

Writers: Christian Petzold (adaptation), Anna Seghers (novel)

 

Regularly Scheduled Adult Programs

 
Gentle Yoga with Ann - Station Branch
Mondays, August 26; September 9, 16; 23, 30; October 7, 14, 21 • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ($40 for 8 sessions) • Station Community Room
Register using code HSA336

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: JUNE 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.

Coloring Club
Thursdays, July 11, 25; August 8, 22  •  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, July 5, 12, 19, 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30  • 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.

 

 

Next Chapter Book Club
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Mondays,  July 1, 8, 15, 22;  August 5, 12;  September 9, 16, 23, 30 • 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, July 9, 16, 23;  August 6, 20, 27  •  5:30 – 6:30 pm  •  Station Classroom
Thursdays, July 11, 25;  August 8, 22, 29  •  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, July 9, 16, 23; August 6, 20, 27   •  6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  •  Station Classroom
Thursdays, July 11, 25; August 8, 22, 29  •  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
Wednesdays, July 24 & 31 • 6:00 pm – 9:00 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.

 

 

 

Gentle Yoga with Ann - Main Library
Wednesdays, August 7, 14, 21, 28; September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9 • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ($50 for 10 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA163

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Saturdays, Saturdays, September 7, 14, 21, 28; October 5, 12, 19, 26 • 11:15 am – 12:15 pm ($40; 8 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: JUNE 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, August 6, 13, 20, 27; September 3, 10, 17, 24 ;October 8, 15  •  10:45 – 11:45 am ($50; 10 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA500

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Thursdays, August 15, 22, 29; September 5, 12, 19, 26; October 3, 10, 17  •  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: JUNE 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, July 10 & August 21 •  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Make an appointment by calling the Reference Desk at 631-427-5165 ext. 251.   HPL cardholders preferred.

 

 

 

Smart Driver Course (AARP)
Smart-Driver-Course

Mondays, August 12, 19  •  9:30 am – 12:30 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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Huntington Public Library received a substantial rebate from PSEG for the LED lighting conversion project completed earlier this year. We thank PSEG for providing these cost saving initiatives to help us control costs while improving our facility for taxpayers.
From left are Assistant Director Kristine Casper, Library Board President Pat McKenna-Bausch, Director Joanne Adam and PSEG representative Mike Voltz.
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