Upcoming Adult Programs

Beginning Yoga for Adults:  Tuesdays, April 14,21,28, May 5,12,19,26, June 2,9, 16 at 1:30PM

Shelley Schubach will lead a beginning yoga program. You’ll learn the moves and have a relaxing time. Bring water and a mat or towel. Wear comfortable clothing. Registration begins Monday, February 25.

Introduction to Microsoft Word, Intermediate Microsoft Word and Advanced Microsoft Word (2010):  Monday, May 4, 11, 18 at 10:30AM

Learn the basics of word processing including creating a document, saving, editing, formatting, columns and tables, Mail Merge, Autotext, Autocorrect and more. There is a fee of $15 which must be paid at the time of registration. Registration begins Monday, April 20 for District 17 cardholders. All others may register beginning Monday, April 27.

Art Infiltrates World War II:  Friday, May 15 at 2PM

Join Louise Cella Caruso for an illustrated lecture on Pin-up art. Nothing could light up the face of a pilot or a sailor more readily than a beautiful girl from back home. In the dangerous world of the military man, the Pin-Up Girls promised a better life awaiting them state side.  Pin-ups are a significant and rich part of our nation’s art, society and culture of the 20th century. Pin-up art was essential to the war effort.

Online Job Search and  Resume Writing 2:  Thursday, May 21 at 6:30PM

You will learn how to create, style, format and email a resume. Registration begins Monday, May 4.

Antiques Primer 101:  Saturday, May 23 at 2PM

Join Eddie Costello for another fun antiques program. The goal is to help you learn how to detect the worth of an item and recognize value yourself. The first 40 registered patrons get one (1) free appraisal. Registration begins on Monday, May 4 for District 17 cardholders. All others may register beginning Monday, May 11.

Cook the Book: A Cookbook Book Club:  Saturday, May 30 at 2PM

Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? Then grab your apron and sign up for this book club! We pick the cookbook, you select and make a recipe from that cookbook,and then we all get together to share the finished products. The cookbook is available at the Reference Desk (so claim your recipe today).

Pre-Planning Your Funeral:  Thursday, June 4 at 7PM

Did you know that there are several advantages and cost benefits to pre-planning funeral arrangements? Join us for a “light”,yet informative, PowerPoint presentation that will easily guide you through the four simple steps to pre-planning funeral arrangements.

Senior Identification Program:  Thursday, June 18 from 10AM-1PM

The Town of Hempstead is here to give senior residents (age 60 and over) free medical identification cards, which include medical, emergency contact, and physician information.

E-books and Audiobooks Online:  Thursday, June 18 at 6:30PM

Learn how to download eBooks and audiobooks from the Library’s website.

New York Blood Center Blood Drive:  Monday, June 22 from 1:30PM-7:30PM

Life saving blood donations help many patients enjoy another tomorrow. Come donate blood!

6th Annual Adult Summer Reading Club:  Tuesday, June 23-Saturday, August 15

For more information, click here.

Tai Chi:  Mondays, July 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10,17, 24 at 11:30AM

Join Certified Instructor Elaine Fleischman for Beginner Tai Chi designed to help bolster your immune system, reduce stress and anxiety, create harmony and peace in your life, increase your strength, energy and flexibility, improve your cardiovascular system, relieve aches and pains, and improve your balance.

St. Francis Hospital Outreach Bus:  Monday, July 13 from 10AM-1PM

Everyone 18 and older can stop by the library parking lot for their free health screenings which include a brief cardiac history, blood pressure and a simple blood test for cholesterol and diabetes. No registration or appointment is required.

End of the Adult Summer Reading Program Party with Author Julia Spencer-Fleming:  Tuesday, August 18 at 11AM

Celebrate the end of the 6th annual Adult Summer Reading Program with bestselling mystery author Julia Spencer-Fleming (winner of the Agatha, Anthony, Macavity, Dilys, Barry, Nero Wolfe, and Gumshoe Awards).  Tickets (free) are required to attend this event and any Adult Summer Reading Club participant who reads 4 or more books will be guaranteed a ticket.  For more information, click here.

Cook the Book:  A Cookbook Book Club:  Saturday, September 26 at 2PM

Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes?  Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes?  Then grab your apron and sign up for this book club!  We pick the cookbook, you select and make a recipe from that cookbook, then we all get together to share the finished products.  The cookbook (Sheet Pan Suppers by Molly Gilbert ) is available at the Reference Desk (so claim your recipe today).