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The Universe: Its Matter and Energy
The Universe: Its Matter and Energy
Wednesday, July 10 • 6:30 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA553
Join us for a brief journey through space and time, from Earth to deepest sky. Alessandro Tricoli, PhD, a scientist from Brookhaven National Laboratory, explains the bricks and glue that make up our universe and how particle physics can teach us about the fabric of the universe. He introduces us to cutting-edge experiments lets us see and touch parts of the detectors being constructed at the Lab. He shows us images and films about the discovery of the Higgs boson, the births and deaths of stars and the "sound" of Black Holes. Dr. Tricoli's previous experience includes work at CERN Laboratory (Switzerland), Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxford University, London University (UK), and Bologna University (Italy). Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

Career Counselor
Career Counselor
Wednesday, July 10 • 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Make an appointment by calling the Reference Desk at 631-427-5165 ext. 251.   HPL cardholders preferred.

 

 

 

Micro Mosaic Pendant
Saturday, July 13 • 10:30 am – 12:30 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA555
Explore the mosaic art form and create a beautiful, wearable piece of art. Instructor Kelly Schulte-Smith provides beads, glass tiles, and a bezel set in a square, rectangle or heart shape for you to choose, as well as chain or leather to finish your piece. Registration required with non-refundable payment of $10.00 online or in person. HPL cardholders only.

 

 

Cajun Delight
Cajun Delight
Saturday, July 13 • 2:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA540
Chefs Andrea & Jason Moss show you how to make Jambalaya and discuss the basic seasonings and techniques of this New Orleans favorite. Tastings and recipes included. Registration for cooking classes will Open to All two days before the start date, space permitting. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the program begins for check-in. Wait-listed patrons will be invited in after 5 minutes, space permitting. Late arrivals are not guaranteed a spot. Registration required. HPL cardholders only.

 

 

FBI Tips: How Seniors Can Stay Safe from Financial Scams
FBI Tips: How Seniors Can Stay Safe from Financial Scams
Monday, July 15 • 11:00 am • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA033
The FBI explains various financial abuse scams aimed at seniors, signs of financial abuse, best practices for avoiding financial abuse and the steps to take if you are a victim. Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Author Visit and Book Signing with Bill Bleyer: Long Island Naval History in Wartime
Author Visit and Book Signing with Bill Bleyer - Long Island Naval History in Wartime
Monday, July 15 • 7:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA927
Join former Newsday reporter Bill Bleyer in a fascinating presentation about Long Island’s naval history. Learn about the country’s first amphibious landing on Plum Island, the British blockade including the wreck of HMS Culloden and the Meigs and other whaleboat raids; submarine warfare and the wreck of the British 22-gun sloop-of-war Sylph during the War of 1812; the sinking of the only American capital warship in World War I off Fire Island and more! Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

Medicare Counseling One-on-One (HIICAP)
Medicare Information, Counseling & Assistance (HIICAP)
Tuesdays, July 16 & August 20 • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA994
Meet one-on-one with a Suffolk County retired senior volunteer from HIICAP to discuss your specific needs for Medicare health insurance and benefits, Medicare Savings Programs and EPIC. First come, first served. Check in at Main Floor Reference Desk.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Tai Chi with Joe Panico
Tuesdays, July 23, 30; August 6, 13, 20, 27;Tuesdays, July 23, 30; August 6, 13, 20, 27;September 3, 10 • 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 JUNE 1 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.
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.

 

 

 

Mah Jongg with Cathy Crocetti
Thursdays, May 23, 30; June 6, 13, 20, 27; July 11, 18 • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA260

Learn this ancient game's strategies, sequences and combinations. Become acquainted with the tiles, sticks and basic moves.Registration required. HPL cardholders only.

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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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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