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Friday Night Movie: Luce
Luce
Friday, January 10, 2020 at 6:30pm (R) • Main Auditorium
Garnering recognition for his stellar athletic abilities and intellectual accomplishments "Luce" follows the titular characters struggle of maintaining his integrity while dealing with the circumstances of his background. Adopted from a war-torn country just ten years prior, Luce becomes the very essence of what many consider to be the American Dream. However, all changes when his teacher encounters a shocking revelation upon examining the contents of Luce's locker. Luce is then charged with fighting to maintain his integrity and reputation, as everyone around him begins to question his true character and motives.   Movie run time is 111 Minutes.

From IMDb:

Director: Julius Onah

Writers: J.C. Lee (play), J.C. Lee (screenplay) |1 more credit »

 

Foreign Movie: The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice
The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice
Wednesday, January 15, 2019 at 1:30pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
One of the ineffably lovely domestic sagas made by Yasujiro Ozu at the height of his mastery, it is a subtly piercing portrait of a marriage coming quietly undone. Secrets and deceptions strain the already tenuous relationship of a childless, middle-aged couple, as the wife's city-bred sophistication bumps up against the husband's small-town simplicity, and a generational sea change, in the form of their headstrong, modern niece, sweeps over their household.   Movie run time is 115 minutes.

From IMDb:

Director: Yasujirô Ozu

 

Foreign Movie: Three Peaks
Three Peaks
Wednesday, January 22, 2019 at 1:30pm (PG-13) • Main Auditorium
German Aaron has found the woman of his life in his French girlfriend Lea, but her young son Tristan still imagines his mother reconciling with his American father. On what should be an idyllic vacation in the soaring Italian Dolomites, Aaron fights to win over Tristan and cement his place in this family, while Lea wrestles with conflicting loyalties to her son and her lover. When Tristan disappears into the mountains, it's unclear who is in the most danger.   Movie run time is 94 minutes.

From IMDb:

Director: Jan Zabeil

Writer: Jan Zabeil

 

Midday Movie: The Art of Racing in the Rain
The Art of Racing in the Rain
Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 6:30pm (PG) • Main Auditorium
Based on the best-selling novel by Garth Stein, this is a heartfelt tale narrated by a witty and philosophical dog named Enzo. Through his bond with his owner Denny, an aspiring Formula One racecar driver, Enzo has gained tremendous insight into the human condition and understands that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate the journey of life. The film follows Denny and the loves of his life, his wife, Eve, their daughter Zoe, and his best friend, Enzo.   Movie run time is 111 Minutes.

From IMDb:

Director: Simon Curtis

Writers: Mark Bomback (screenplay by), Garth Stein (novel)

 

Friday Night Movie: When Harry Met Sally
When Harry Met Sally
Friday, January 24, 2020 at 6:30pm (R) • Main Auditorium
Romantic comedy follows the long relationship between two adults who try throughout the changes in their lives to remain platonic friends - and what happens when they don't.   Movie run time is 95 Minutes.

From IMDb:

Director: Rob Reiner

Writer: Nora Ephron

 

Friday Night Movie: The Art of Racing in the Rain
The Art of Racing in the Rain
Friday, January 31, 2020 at 6:30pm (PG) • Main Auditorium
Based on the best-selling novel by Garth Stein, this is a heartfelt tale narrated by a witty and philosophical dog named Enzo. Through his bond with his owner Denny, an aspiring Formula One racecar driver, Enzo has gained tremendous insight into the human condition and understands that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate the journey of life. The film follows Denny and the loves of his life, his wife, Eve, their daughter Zoe, and his best friend, Enzo.   Movie run time is 111 Minutes.

From IMDb:

Director: Simon Curtis

Writers: Mark Bomback (screenplay by), Garth Stein (novel)

 

Foreign Movie: Daughter of Mine
Daughter of Mine
Wednesday, February 5, 2019 at 1:30pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
It is the story of a young girl torn between two mothers, a story of imperfect motherhood and inextricable bonds, struggling with overwhelming feelings and dealing with wounds. She, ten-year-old Vittoria has a close relationship with her loving mother, Tina, but their life is upset when the young girl discovers that local party girl Angelica is her birth mother. When Angelica is forced to move away because of financial troubles, she asks to become acquainted with Vittoria.   Movie run time is 97 Minutes.

From IMDb:

Director: Laura Bispuri

Writers: Francesca Manieri (screenplay), Laura Bispuri (screenplay) |1 more credit »

 

Regularly Scheduled Adult Programs

 
Gentle Yoga with Ann - 338 Main
Saturdays,  January 11, 18, 25; February 1, 8, 15, 29  •  11:15 am – 12:15 pm ($35 for 7 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA162

Wednesdays,  January 15, 22, 29; February 5, 12, 19, 26;  March 4 •  11:00 am – 12:00 pm ($40 for 8 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA163

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: January 3 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.

Gentle Yoga with Ann - Station Branch
Mondays,  January 13, 27; February 3, 10, 17, 24;  March 2, 9, 16, 23 • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ($50 for 10 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.

Op Ed Fridays
Op ed
Fridays, January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; February 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.

 

 

Next Chapter Book Club
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Mondays, January 6, 13, 27, February 3, 10, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30  • 1:30 – 2:30 pm • Main Library, 2nd Floor
Register using code HMA264
Adults, 18 years and older, with developmental disabilities meet in a relaxed setting to form friendships through reading and talking about books. All reading levels welcome.  Our upcoming book is The One and Only Ivan and Rules  by Katherine Applegate. 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, January 14, 21, 28; February 4, 25  •  5:30 – 6:30 pm  •  Station Classroom
Thursdays, January 9, 16, 23, 30; February 6, 27  •  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, January 14, 21, 28; February 4, 25  •  6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  •  Station Classroom
Thursdays, January 9, 16, 23, 30; February 6, 27  •   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.

 

Beginner Pilates with Fay
Fridays, November 8, 15, 22, 29; December 6 & 13 • 9:30 am · Station Community Room
Register using code HSA317
Pilates is a method of exercise that consists of low-impact flexibility and muscular strength and endurance movements. Join Fay Eikenes as she helps emphasizes proper postural alignment, core strength and muscle balance. Registration required. Fee: $ 30 for 6 Sessions.  Non-refundable, payable online or in-person at time of registration.   REGISTRATION for fitness classes begins November 1 for Huntington Public Library cardholders. If space permits, exercise classes will open to out-of-district residents two 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.

 

 

 

Tai Chi with Joe Panico
Tuesdays, January 14, 21, 28; February 4, 11, 18, 25;  March 3  •  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 January 3 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.
Career Counselor @ Main Library
Career Counselor @ Main Library
Tuesdays, November 12 & December 10  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Make an appointment by calling the Reference Desk at 631-427-5165 ext. 251.   HPL cardholders preferred.

 

 

 

Empire Defensive Driving
Empire-Defensive-Driving
Saturday, January 25  •  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.

 

 

 

Smart Driver Course (AARP)
Smart-Driver-Course

Monday, February 3  •  9:30 am – 3:30 pm  •  Station Classroom

Register using code HSA200
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.
Chair Yoga with Bonnie
Tuesdays, October 22, 29; January 14, 21, 28;  February 4, 11, 18, 25; March 3  •  10:45 – 11:45 am ($40; 8 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA500

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Thursdays, January 16, 23, 30; February 6, 13, 20*, 27;  March 5  •  10:00 – 11:00 am ($40; 8 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: January 3 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.  *Please note: February 20 session is at the Station Branch location.
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Our Station Branch will soon be a Passport Acceptance Facility! We will be able to accept your application and mail it to the Department of State for processing. Please call the Station Branch Library at 631-421-5053 for more information. We hope to start this service early in the new year.

Station Branch Passport Room – 2nd Floor

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The Mitten Tree Project

Help the Huntington Library help our community by donating new mittens, gloves and scarves to keep hands warm this winter. They will be placed on The Mitten Tree and later donated to the Helping Hand Rescue Mission in Huntington Station. Your donations will be accepted until Friday, December 20. For more information, contact Adult Reference Services at 631-427-5165, ext. 251 or email us at .

Stony Brook University
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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