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Know Your Olive Oil
Wednesdsay, January 23 • 7:00 pm • Station Community Room
Register using code HSA333
Learn tips from Elena Florenzano on what to look for in a good olive oil, what flavors or characteristics a good olive oil should and should not have, what is extra virgin olive oil as well as its health benefits. All participants will sample two different oils on bread, the most traditional Italian way.   Registration required. HPL cardholders only.

 

 

 

Fidelis Care Health Program
Wednesday, January 23 • 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm • Station Small Meeting Room
Register using code HSA010
Do you have questions about Healthcare? Need assistance during open enrollment? Stop by for an informative session from Fidelis Care.   No Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Advanced Microsoft Excel
Saturday, January 26 • 2:00 pm • Station Classroom
Register using code HSA339
Using Microsoft Excel, the world’s most popular spreadsheet program, learn advanced features including vLookup, data validation and much more Basic computer knowledge and prior Microsoft Excel classes required.   Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Wonton Soup for Chinese New Year: Celebrating the Year of the Pig
Saturday, January 26 • 1:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA204
Chef Penn Hongthong demonstrates how to make wontons. You enjoy a serving of delicious Wonton Soup, then make six wontons of your own to take home to add to soup, fry or steam. A non-refundable materials fee of $3.00 is due at time of registration online or in person. Registration required. HPL cardholders only.

 

 

 

Geeks, Books & Coffee: Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

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Monday, January 28, 2019 · 6:00 pm · Station Meeting Room 1, First Floor

Register using code HSA274
Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
. The world is preparing to come to an end according to the Divine Plan recorded in the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (recorded 1655). Meanwhile, a fussy angel and a fast-living demon have grown fond of living among the earth's mortals for many millennia and are not looking forward to the apocalypse. If Crowley and Aziraphale are going to stop it from happening, they must find and kill the Antichrist.    Registration required.  Open to All.

 

 

 

Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease
Monday, January 28 • 1:00 pm · Station Community Room
Register using code HSA334
Concerned about Dementia? Not sure where to get answers about the facts and myths regarding memory loss. This session offers an understanding of the causes and types of dementia and when to speak with your doctor.   Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Great Book Discussion Group: Human Personality by Simone Weil (1909-1943)

Ruth Benedict (1887-1948)

Monday, January 28, 2019 · 7:00pm to 9:00pm · Auditorium

Register using code HMA302
“Human Personality,” by
Simone Weil (1909-1943)
. Simone Weil was a French writer and philosopher. Her untimely death of tuberculosis during the Second World War has made her life as both a Jew and a Christian a subject of great interest. Her essay “Human Personality” is about the role individual “personhood” plays in her thought. Graham Dunstan Martin has written of Weil, “Her style has a beautiful lapidary clarity, and the originality of her views inspires fresh thinking on any issue that she touches.”

 

 

 

Empanada Party!
Saturday, February 2 • 1:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA565
Sweet or savory, everyone loves this flaky pastry that melts in your mouth. Make authentic empanadas to take home and cook to perfection. Chefs Andrea and Jason Moss of Get Stuffed discuss recipes and variations. A non-refundable materials fee of strong>$3.00 is due at time of registration online or in person. Registration required. HPL cardholders only.

 

 

 

Introduction to Microsoft Word
Saturday, February 2 • 2:00 pm • Station Classroom
Register using code HSA016
Learn the basics of word processing including creating a document, saving, editing, formatting and much more. Basic computer knowledge required.   Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Regularly Scheduled Adult Programs

 
Coloring Club
Thursdays, January 3, 17; February 7, 21 •  1:00 pm – 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, January 4, 11, 18, 25; February 1, 8, 15, 22  •  2:00 pm – 4:00 pm  •  Meeting Room
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.

 

 

Monthly Caregiver Support Group
Mondays, January 7 & February 4 • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA293
If you’re caring for a family member or friend with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia, this monthly support group is for you. Staff from Parker Jewish Institute facilitate these meetings to provide you with emotional and tangible support to reduce burn-out and illness. For more information, call 516-586-1507.Open to all. Registration is for 8 meetings.  
Forrest Yoga Evenings with Dorothy Mandrakos
Mondays, November 5, 12, 19; December 10, 17 • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm ($50 for 10 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA844
Forrest Yoga with Dorothy Mandrakos focuses on breath, strength, integrity and spirit. Poses are held longer to help integrate emotions. Registration begins September 4 for HPL cardholders and September 18 for out-of-district residents. Registration required with non-refundable fee ($50 for 10 sessions) payable online or in-person. 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.

 

 

 

Next Chapter Book Club
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Mondays, January 7, 14, 28; February 4, 11, 25   •  1:30 pm to 2:30 pm · 2nd Floor, Main Library
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
Advanced English Classes
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Mondays, January 7, 14, 28;   February 18, 25  •  6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  •  Station Community Room
Register using code HSA058
Students will be expected to demonstrate a comprehensive vocabulary at a level that utilizes real world English Language material and express themselves in a cohesive manner. Students will be expected to demonstrate a comprehensive vocabulary at a level that utilizes real world English Language material and express themselves in a cohesive manner. Discussions on various topics including current events will be covered. Students are expected to participate.  Registration required.  Open to all.

 

Beginner English Classes
Beginner English Classes
Tuesdays, January 8, 15, 22, 29; February 19, 26  •  5:30 – 6:30 pm
Thursdays, January 10, 17, 24, 31; February 21, 28 •  5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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 8, 15, 22, 29; February 19, 26   •  6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  •  Station Community Room
Thursdays, January 10, 17, 24, 31; February 21, 28   •  6:30-7:30 pm  •  6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  •  Station Community Room
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
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Saturday, January 12 •  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.

 

 

 

Bridge Club
Fridays, January 4, 11, 18, 25;  February 1, 8, 15, 22  •  10:00 am – 12:00 pm  •   Meeting Room
Register using code HMA179.
Bring your friends and enjoy playing bridge at the library.  No registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Career Counselor @ Main Library
Career Counselor @ Main Library
Wednesdays, January 16 & February 6  •  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Make an appointment by calling the Reference Desk at 631-427-5165 ext. 251.   HPL cardholders preferred.

 

 

 

Senior Advocate
Senior Advocate
Monday, January 14  •  10:00 am - 12:00 pm  •  Main Library’s Main Floor
A Senior Advocate from the Suffolk County Office of the Aging, will assist seniors with complicated forms and answers questions regarding county programs and services for seniors. No registration required. Open to all seniors and those who have concerns about a senior issue. Please check-in at the Reference Desk upon your arrival.

 

 

 

Caregiver Ambassador Program
Monday, September 17  •  10:00 am – 12:00 pm  •  Main Library, Main Floor – Sign in at Adult Reference Desk
Register using code HMA969
As part of Parker Jewish Institute’s Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Initiative, a Caregiver Ambassador will meet one-on-one with caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. The licensed social worker is trained to assist with information and referrals regarding caregiver programs, medical care, respite care, benefits, support groups, and more. She will offer free memory screenings, tips on how to speak with your doctor about memory problems, and will discuss with caregivers the importance of taking a break!   Open to all. First come, first served.

 

 

 

Tai Chi with Joe Panico
Tuesdays, January 22, 29;  February 5, 12, 19 • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ($25 for 5 sessions)  •  Auditorium
Register using code HMA505
Registration begins January 3 for HPL cardholders and January 10 for out-of-district residents. 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.
Smart Driver Course (AARP)
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Saturday, February 9 •  9:30 am – 4:00 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.
Chair Yoga with Bonnie Millen
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Tuesdays, January 15, 22, 29; February 5, 12, 19, 26; March 5 • 10:45 am – 11:45 am ($40; 8 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA500

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Thursdays, January 10, 17, 24, 31; February 7, 14, 28; March 7 • 10:00 am – 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 begins January 3 for HPL cardholders and January 10 for out-of-district residents. Registration required with non-refundable payment online or in-person.   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
Wednesdays, January 23, 30;   February 6, 13, 27;   March 6, 20, 27;   April 3, 10, 17, 24 • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ($60 for 12 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 required with non-refundable payment online or in-person. Registration begins January 3 for HPL cardholders and January 10 for out-of-district residents.  Fitness classes require participants to sign a waiver on the first day.
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