Upcoming Adult Programs

How to Download Ebooks and Audiobooks: Thursday, June 5 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Learn how to download e-books and audiobooks from the library’s website. You will learn how to access the books, create a username and password, manoeuvre around the website, download books and more. Bring your device. This is a lecture-based program.

Cook the Book: A Cookbook Book Club:  Saturday, June 14 at 2PM

Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? The grab your apron and sign up for the Library’s brand new book club! We pick the cookbook, you select and make a recipe from the book, then we all get together to share the finished products. We’ll sample the items on Saturday, June 14.  The cookbook is available at the Reference Desk.

Senior ID Program: Monday, June 16 from 10AM to 1PM

Come to the Town of Hempstead’s program and get your free Senior ID card.

Cool Apps for the iPad and iPhone: Thursday, June 19 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

With thousands of apps out there, how can I find ones that are useful? How do I use the App Store? How do I find free apps? Come and discover apps that you just can’t live without. Bring your iPad/iPhone or just come and listen. This is a lecture-based program.

Necklace Craft: Thursday, June 26 at 7 PM

Come make a necklace! Registration begins Monday, June 16.

How to Use Your Cell Phone:  Saturday, July 12  at 10AM

Learn all about using your cell phone’s features, including making and receiving calls, entering data, using the address book, camera, text messaging and more. Bring your cell phone and manual. Class is limited to 24 people and registration begins Monday, June 30.

Chi Gong: the Art of Self Healing with Marianna:  Monday, July 14 and August 11 at 10:30AM

Chi Gong is an ancient Chinese meditative practice which uses slow graceful movements and breathing techniques to enhance the immune system, promote relaxation, reestablish balance and harmony of the mind, body and spirit. Registration begins Monday, July 7.

Sleep and Sleep Disturbances:  Tuesday, July 29 at 2PM

Join Dr. Penny Stern from the North Shore/LIJ Hospital system for a lecture on sleep and sleep disturbances.

New York Blood Center Blood Drive:  Tuesday, August 5 from 1:30PM-7:30PM

Donors will be mailed 2 free Mets tickets.

Town of Hempstead Passport Services:  Wednesday, August 6 from 10AM to 1PM

Stop by the library and renew your passport or get one for the first time! They can even take your photo!

Pat & Arnie: The Dynamic Duo:  Friday, August 8 at 2PM

Take break from daily drudgery! Laugh it up with comedic musician Arnie Greenfield and cabaret singer Pat Tropea as they perform popular standards with a twist, complete with offbeat lyrics. A splendid time awaits!

How to Use Your Digital Camera:  Saturday, August 23 at 10AM

Learn how to use the basic features of a digital camera including flash settings, optical and digital zoom, menu settings, image quality and much more. Bring your digital camera, your manual and your questions. The class is limited to 24 people and registration begins Monday, August 11.

Tai Chi for People with Limited Mobility or Seated:  Fridays, September 5, 12, 19, October 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 at 10:30AM

Join Elaine Fleischman, specially trained by the Arthritis Foundation, for an 8 week Tai Chi program.  Tai Chi is a set of movements developed  thousands of years ago in China.  Modern Americans have learned that Tai Chi is an excellent exerice to help improve balance, stamina, coordination and well being.  The movements may be performed standing or sitting. Registration begins Monday, August 18 for District 17 cardholders.  All others may register beginning August 25.

Stretch and Flex with Marianna:  Tuesdays, September 9, 16, 23, 30, October 21, and 28 at 10:30AM

This is a program of easy, low-impact exercises to improve posture, balance, breathing, range of motion, and body flexibility.  Dynamic and static stretching increases energy flow and suppleness of spine, strengthens muscles, relives stress and enhances overall health and well-being.  Wear comfortable clothes.  Registration beings Monday, August 18 for District 17 cardholders.  All others may register beginning August 25.

Cook the Book: A Cookbook Book Club:  Saturday, September 27 at 2PM

Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? The grab your apron and sign up for the Library’s brand new book club! We pick the cookbook, you select and make a recipe from the book, then we all get together to share the finished products. We’ll sample the items on Saturday, September 27.  The cookbook is available at the Reference Desk.