`

Oceanside Library

ADULTS
After Dark (OLAD)
At The Movies
Beyond Our Borders (B.O.B.)
Career, Business & Finance
Connections
Cooking & Crafts
English As A New Language
Fitness For Adults
Food Bank
Healthy Oceanside
In The Garden With The Oceanside Garden Club
Inclusive Services For People With Special Needs
Lectures
Live Concerts
Officially Speaking: Coffee And Conversation With...
Reading & Writing
Resume & Job Search Help
Science Cafe
Script-In-Hand Theatre Productions
Script Reading Roundtable
Special Programs
Technology Training

 

Facebook

 


ADULTS

March/April/May 2019

REGISTRATION INFORMATION!!
You may register online, via phone, or in-person.  Payment is due within 3 days of registering.  Pay at the Information Desk in person.  We accept cash (exact change if possible please!) or check made payable to Oceanside Library (unless otherwise noted).  Fees are non-refundable.  Participants in the same class require separate checks.

Any questions?  Please call the Information Desk: 516-766-2360, option 4.

Please note: Registration for ALL April & May programs that require registration:
Wednesday, March 27 @ 7pm for Oceanside District Residents
Monday, April 1 @ 7pm for Non-Residents
 

Please note: Registration for ALL April & May programs that require registration:
Wednesday, March 27 @ 7pm for Oceanside District Residents
Monday, April 1 @ 7pm for Non-Residents

Books on Tap!
Tuesday, May 7 // 7pm // EGP Oceanside // Registration Required

Join programmer, Ocaria DiMango, at EGP Restaurant, located at 2823 Long Beach Rd. in Oceanside, for an evening discussion. This club will not be about one specific book; patrons are encouraged to come and talk about what they are currently reading and could recommend to others at the table. Patrons can purchase a drink on their own during the discussion.

 


March Featured Artist: Piza Perez
Come and and check out her exhibit, "Childhood Memories", a compilation of portraits that inspired the artist. In celebration of March being National Women's Month, many of the portraits are of women who have inspired the artist throughout her life.

April/May Featured Artist: Earl Dawson
Exhibit: "The Art Of Photography"
Reception: Saturday, May 4 // 2pm

Come meet our featured artist, and our local Resident artists, while enjoying light refreshments.


 

Doors open one half hour before Showtime

A Journey To Jerusalem
Friday, March 22 // 2pm

This color documentary chronicles the musical concert on Mount Scopus in Israel a mere three weeks after the Six Day War. Leonard Bernstein and Isaac Stern join the Yoi Yisrael Philharmonic Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic, and the Tel Aviv Philharmonic Choir for stirring classical renditions by Mahler and Mendelssohn. The concert was recorded by Columbia records for release at a later date and accurately captured the live music in all its classic splendor. Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion sits proudly in the front row as the symphonies play to a capacity crowd. Scenes of the war, the Wailing Wall, schools and hospitals are also included as Bernstein and Stern tour the country and meet the people of Israel.  Starring Leonard Bernstein, Netania Davrath, and Isaac Stern.
1968, Not Rated, 84 minutes
A Beyond Our Borders (aka B.O.B.) Program
 

The Favourite
Monday, March 25 // 2pm & 7pm
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, and Rachel Weisz.
2018, R, 120 minutes

The Mule
Monday, April 8 // 2pm & 7pm

A 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran turns in a drug mail for a Mexican cartel. Starring and directed by Clint Eastwood.
2018, R, 116 minutes

Documentary: Won't You Be My Neighbor?
Friday, April 12 // 2pm

An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.
2018, PG-13, 94 minutes

Glass
Monday, April 22 // 2pm & 7pm

Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. Starring Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, and James McAvoy.
2019, PG-13, 110 minutes

Green Book
Wednesday, April 24 // 2pm

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. Starring Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, and Linda Cardellini.
2018, PG-13, 130 minutes

On The Basis Of Sex
Monday, May 6 // 2pm & 7pm

The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice. Starring Felicity Jones.
2018, PG-13, 120 minutes

Documentary: Three Identical Strangers
Friday, May 10 // 2pm

In 1980 in New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth. But their quest to find out why turns into a bizarre and sinister mystery.
2018, PG-13, 96 minutes

The Wife
Monday, May 20 // 2pm & 7pm

A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. Starring Glenn Close & Jonathan Pryce.  Please note that a Movie & Book Discussion will take place following the film at 4pm.
2018, R, 101 minutes

Welcome To Marwen
Wednesday, May 29 // 2pm

A victim of a brutal attack finds a unique and beautiful therapeutic outlet to help him through his recovery process. Starring Steve Carell.
2018, PG-13, 120 minutes
 


Sensory Friendly Films
We are pleased to offer these movies under “Sensory Friendly” conditions, as a special opportunity for families to enjoy a film in a safe and accepting environment.  We’ll keep the lights slightly up and the sound turned slightly down.  Our policies regarding quiet and remaining in one’s seat will not be enforced unless the safety of the audience is in question.  Come relax and enjoy family time without worrying if someone will complain or be disturbed by noise or movement.  A caregiver must remain in the room at all times.

Sensory Friendly Film & Craft: Smallfoot
Thursday, April 18 // 7pm

A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.

2018, PG, 96 minutes

Sensory Friendly Film & Craft: Ralph Breaks The Internet
Thursday, May 16 // 7pm

Six years after the events of "Wreck-It Ralph," Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a Wi-Fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure.
2018, PG, 112 minutes

 

In our new series, Beyond Our Borders (aka B.O.B.), we are spotlighting one country each newsletter.  March programs will spotlight Israel.  April & May programs will spotlight Australia.  See the Children & Teens sections for additional B.O.B. programs.

Film: A Journey To Jerusalem
Friday, March 22 // 2pm

This color documentary chronicles the musical concert on Mount Scopus in Israel a mere three weeks after the Six Day War. Leonard Bernstein and Isaac Stern join the Yoi Yisrael Philharmonic Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic, and the Tel Aviv Philharmonic Choir for stirring classical renditions by Mahler and Mendelssohn. The concert was recorded by Columbia records for release at a later date and accurately captured the live music in all its classic splendor. Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion sits proudly in the front row as the symphonies play to a capacity crowd. Scenes of the war, the Wailing Wall, schools and hospitals are also included as Bernstein and Stern tour the country and meet the people of Israel.  Starring Leonard Bernstein, Netania Davrath, and Isaac Stern.
1968, Not Rated, 84 minutes

Paint Night!
Tuesday, March 26 // 6:30pm //
Registration Required // Fee: $5
Tonight you will make an Israel inspired painting.  Kakadu Design was founded in 1990 by Aharon and Reut Shahar.  Aharon is a master carpenter and Reut is an artist.  They create these beautiful bold designs in wood in their gallery in Moshav Zafririm which is situated in the historic valley of Elah.


Craft: Adult Clay Bracelets/Necklaces
Thursday, March 28 // 7 pm //
Registration Required // Fee: $5
Make clay Polymer necklaces or bracelets by Israeli artist, Elena Sevva. Patrons will construct the beads and then take them home to bake them.

Please note: Registration for ALL April & May programs that require registration:
Wednesday, March 27 @ 7pm for Oceanside District Residents
Monday, April 1 @ 7pm for Non-Residents


Original Aboriginal Paint Night!
Wednesday, April 17 // 7pm // Fee: $5
// Registration Required
Paint a colorful Aboriginal acrylic painting!


The Dry by Jane Harper
Tuesday, May 14 // 2pm

In the grip of the worst drought in a century, the farming community of Kiewarra is facing daily life and death choices when three members of a local family are found brutally slain. Federal Police investigator Aaron Falk reluctantly returns to his hometown for the funeral of his childhood friend, loath to face the townsfolk who turned their backs on him twenty years earlier.

Australia: From English Prison Colony To The 21st Century
Thursday, May 16 // 2pm

Lost in the waters of “Down Under”, Australia has always been a world apart. Follow Australia’s unique story, culminating in the question:. Will Australia remain a European outpost or join its Asian brothers and sisters?


Travel Club (Open to all!)
Wednesday, May 22 // 7pm

Bring your travel stories and your photos and share your experiences with others. We’ll talk about Australia and other adventures! Light refreshments served.

Australian Anzac Biscuits
Wednesday, May 29 // 7pm // Fee: $5
// Registration Required
Learn how to make this sweet treat with oats, coconut & syrup!

 

Resume Clinic
Saturday, March 23 // 10-11am OR 11am-Noon // Registration Required
Monday, April 8 // 6-7pm OR 7-8pm // Registration Required
Saturday, April 27 // 10-11am OR 11am-Noon // Registration Required
Saturday, May 11 // 10-11am OR 11am-Noon // Registration Required
Monday, May 13 // 6-7pm OR 7-8pm // Registration Required

Get one-on-one help as you look for that next job!  Our librarians will help you create or punch-up your resume, and help you learn how to use the many databases we have to help you with your job search.  Free.

Retirement Planning
Wednesday, April 3 or Tuesday, May 28 // 7pm

Representatives from Allied Wealth partners will cover various aspects of personal finance and how they can work together to create an integrated retirement plan.


Reassessment & Tax Grievances Seminar
Thursday April 4 // 7pm // Denise Ford & Howard Kopel
Tuesday, April 16 // 2pm or 7pm // Don X. Clavin

A seminar on the new Nassau County reassessments, how to prepare and file a grievance, and how you can lower your tax bill by taking advantage of tax exemptions and assessment challenges.

Mortgage Seminar
Tuesday, April 9 // 7pm

An educational information session on the path to homeownership. Including information from a non-profit organization about ownership planning, home buying counseling and available first time home-buyer grants and down payment assistance programs. A local realtor, attorney, and mortgage account officer will guide the attendees through the process.


Resume & Job Search Seminar
Monday, April 15 // 7pm
Wednesday, May 15 // 2pm

Get tips on creating and punching up your resume and ideas on how to search for that next job.


Real Estate Panel

Saturday, April 13 // 1pm

A step by step seminar led by a panel of Long Island’s most trusted and experienced home buying professionals.  At this seminar we will take you thru the home buying process.  Whether you are a first-time buyer or a current home-owner looking to right-size into a larger or smaller home this seminar is for you. The panel includes realtors Susan Leshaw and Bob Gandley from Home and Hearth Real Estate, Russell Silver, Sales manager and licensed loan originator at CrossCountry Mortgage a direct lender,  Olivia Rosario a real estate attorney,  Jim Joy from Berkley & Gabriel Home Inspections, Robyn Sutnick, a home and flood insurance broker from Denis A Miller Insurance Agency, Ingrid Schwartz from Nest Title Abstract Services and Jordan Kaplan, District General Agent and Broker with Colonial Voluntary Benefits.

Loan Forgiveness Seminar
Wednesday, April 24 // 7pm

The National Student Debt Forgiveness Center will be educating the community on their rights and eligibility in regards to Federal Student Loan Forgiveness programs.

A Business Opportunity: Hiring Persons with Asperger Syndrome & Autism
Thursday, April 25 // 7:30pm

Hiring a person with Asperger Syndrome or autism may be the smartest business decision you can make. Join representatives from the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce and the Asperger Syndrome & High Functioning Autism Association and learn how you can help your business in more ways than you ever thought possible.

The Home Purchase Process

Wednesday, May 8 // 7pm

How to become a property owner from beginning to end. What are the needs, wants, properties and more.

El Proceso de La Compra de Casa (The Home Purchase Process in Spanish)
Wednesday, May 15 // 7pm

Todo lo que nesesita saber para pagar su ipoteca y volverse un propietario.

 

Game Time For Adults
Mondays // 10am - 4pm // No Registration Required
Bring your group, or just stop by and join one, and spend some time playing your favorite game.  Please bring your own games and game pieces.  Library closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.

Stitchin’ Time
Second Wednesday of each month // 10:30am-12:30pm //
No Registration Required
Join fellow knitters, crocheters, and other crafters in this drop-in stitching club.  Please bring your own supplies.

Scrabble

Wednesday, March 27 // 10am - Noon //
No Registration Required
Join us for a relaxing morning of Scrabble.

TED, Coffee & Conversation: A Discussion Club for Adults
Thursday,
March 28 // 11am - Noon // No Registration Required
Thursday, April 11 // 11am - Noon // No Registration Required
Thursday, April 25 // 11am - Noon // No Registration Required
Thursday, May 9 // 11am - Noon // No Registration Required
Thursday, May 23 // 11am - Noon // No Registration Required
Join us as each session we watch a different, interesting TED Talk (15 minutes or so) video on a pressing world issue and then discuss over a cup of coffee.  All are welcome to each or any session, just drop on in!

Wood Carvers
Tuesday, April 16 // 1-4pm //
No Registration Required
Tuesday, May 21 // 1-4pm // No Registration Required
All are welcome to join in on the wood carving fun!  Meet with other artists and craftsmen (and beginners) and learn from each other.  Must supply own materials and follow all safety rules.

Chess & Scrabble
Mondays beginning April 22 // 7-8:45pm

Join us for an evening of chess or Scrabble...or both!  Refreshments served.

Bingo!
Friday, April 26 // 2-4pm

Enjoy an afternoon of Bingo with friends.  Refreshments will be served.

Dining Out Series
Wednesday, May 1 // 1pm //
Registration Required
Thursday, May 23 // 6:30pm //
Registration Required
The first of a new Adults Connections series! A reservation has been made at Wayne’s (2757 Long Beach Rd, Oceanside) for lunch and you’re invited! Enjoy lunch from our exclusive “Oceanside Library Price Fix Menu” and meet new friends and connect! Each patron is responsible for their own check.

Travel Club (Open to all!)
Wednesday, May 22 // 7pm

Bring your travel stories and your photos and share your experiences with others. We’ll talk about Australia and other adventures! Light refreshments served.

A Beyond Our Borders (aka B.O.B.) Program
 

Paint Night!
Tuesday, March 26 // 6:30pm //
Registration Required // Fee: $5
Tonight you will make an Israel inspired painting.  Kakadu Design was founded in 1990 by Aharon and Reut Shahar.  Aharon is a master carpenter and Reut is an artist.  They create these beautiful bold designs in wood in their gallery in Moshav Zafririm which is situated in the historic valley of Elah.

A Beyond Our Borders (aka B.O.B.) Program

Adult Clay Bracelets/Necklaces
Thursday, March 28 // 7 pm //
Registration Required // Fee: $5
Make clay Polymer necklaces or bracelets by Israeli artist, Elena Sevva. Patrons will construct the beads and then take them home to bake them.

A Beyond Our Borders (aka B.O.B.) Program

Please note: Registration for ALL April & May programs that require registration:
Wednesday, March 27 @ 7pm for Oceanside District Residents
Monday, April 1 @ 7pm for Non-Residents

All The Ways To Journal:
Forget everything you know about traditional journaling and come discover all the innovative ways to express yourself through Art Journaling!  Register for each session separately.
Tuesday, April 9 // 7pm
// Registration Required
This session will consist of three different ways to Art Journal:
Altered Books – An altered book is any pre-existing book (can be found, used, or new) that is taken and creatively transformed through any myriad of artistic processes. You are taking an old, unread or unloved book and giving it new life as a personalized piece of art. You can choose to bring your own book, or I will supply one for you!
Traditional Art Journaling – We will explore several traditional ways art journal spreads are made i.e. materials used, laying down backgrounds.
Little Art – These consist of several ways to journal that is not in a traditional journal and are small in size i.e. Mini Journals, Binder Clip Journals.
Tuesday, April 16 // 7pm
// Registration Required
This session will consist of three different ways to Art Journal:

Music – The lyrics of certain songs can speak to us and reach us on deep levels. We will explore how to incorporate our favorite songs into an art journal.
Dreams – Dreams are rich in symbolism and we can gain a lot of insight into our subconscious mind and the messages it is trying to covey to us. We will explore ways to art journal our dreams whether they be recurring, a recent nightmare, etc.
Photo Therapy – Photos are very powerful as they are moments of our lives (or the lives of loved ones) frozen in time. We will explore the various ways to utilize photographs in our art journals. Please come with a photo or photos that you are attached to or that speak to you in some way.

National Grilled Cheese Day!
Thursday, April 11 // 7pm // Fee: $5
// Registration Required
Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day by learning how to build a great sandwich! Choose from an assortment of cheese, proteins, vegetables and seasonings.

Original Aboriginal Paint Night!
Wednesday, April 17 // 7pm // Fee: $5
// Registration Required
Paint a colorful Aboriginal acrylic painting!
A Beyond Our Borders (aka B.O.B.) Program

Vegan Cooking Class
Tuesday, April 23 // 7pm // Fee: $5
// Registration Required
Chef Dan, from Vegan Noodle, will inform you through recipes, chef stories and cooking tips on how to make the most of what is good in food, while eliminating the bad. By the end of the program each participant will not only learn how to cook with less sugar, salt, fat, meat, dairy and processed foods, but they will be motivated to do so.

Earth Day: Trash To Treasures
Wednesday, April 24 // 7pm
// Registration Required
Learn how famous artists Picasso, Calder, and others transformed junk into masterpieces of art. Then create your own sculpture using found objects. Some recycled items will be provided; -- participants are also asked to bring small items such as broken jewelry, bottle caps, trinkets, or wrapping paper for use in workshop.

Wild About Watercolor!
Tuesday, April 30 // 2pm // Fee: $5
// Registration Required
Why would an artist sprinkle salt onto a painting or let water drip onto it? In this workshop, we will experiment with a variety of watercolor techniques to create special effects. Then paint an outdoor scene using these techniques. Please bring a photo that you would like to use as inspiration for your painting.

Jewelry Workshop: Earrings
Thursday, May 9 // 7pm // Fee: $5
// Registration Required
Make a pair of beautiful earrings for yourself or as a gift!

Adult Special Needs: Flower Pot Crafting
Tuesday, May 14 // 7pm
// Registration Required
Paint clay flower pots using sponges, brushes, stamps, markers, stickers, and add trinkets (buttons, flip flops etc.). Soil and seeds included and will be wrapped in cellophane. Can be a Mother’s Day gift!

Portuguese Sweet Pasta
Wednesday, May 22 // 7pm // Fee: $5
// Registration Required
Chef Charlie will show you how to make Aletria, the sweet pasta dish featured in the LI Reads book, The Female Persuasion! Two additional Portuguese dishes will be featured. Patrons will sample dishes and take home recipes!

Pollock Paint Night!
Thursday, May 23 // 7pm
// Registration Required
Discover how Jackson Pollock and other modern artists express their emotions with paint. Then get your feelings out as you create your own Pollock inspired drip painting.

Australian Anzac Biscuits
Wednesday, May 29 // 7pm // Fee: $5
// Registration Required
Learn how to make this sweet treat with oats, coconut & syrup!
A Beyond Our Borders (aka B.O.B.) Program

 

Save 10% on your car insurance for the next three years or remove up to four points from your driving record by taking Empire Safety Council’s defensive driving course.  This class is recognized by all New York State insurance companies.

Empire Safety Council Classes // Registration Required // Fee: $28 (Please make separate checks payable to Empire Safety Council; cash accepted, exact change please.  Open to all licensed drivers.)

All-Day Class: Saturday, March 23 // 10am-4pm (THIS CLASS IS FULL)

Please note: Registration for ALL April & May programs that require registration:
Wednesday, March 27 @ 7pm for Oceanside District Residents
Monday, April 1 @ 7pm for Non-Residents

Class 1: Monday & Wednesday, April 15 & 17 // 6-9pm
Class 2: Saturday, May 4 // 10am - 4pm


Motorcyclists Tune Up
Saturday, April 20 // 2pm // No Fee

This will be a non-riding course (information only) that will review topics such as proper cornering, braking, general riding skills, group riding, street strategies, road awareness and more.

 

Volunteers from Literacy Nassau will be providing instruction in English as a New Language for beginners and intermediate adults.  No fee.  Beginners and Intermediate classes.  To attend, you must register with Literacy Nassau.  For further information, please call Literacy Nassau at 516-867-3580, ex. 18 or visit Literacy Nassau online.
 

PLEASE NOTE:
Registration required for each course separately.
Fees are non-refundable after the course begins.


Chair Yoga with Jill Ackison-Moses
Fridays, March 22, 29, April 5 // 12:15-1:15pm //
Registration Required // Fee: $15
Join registered yoga instructor Jill Ackiron-Moses for this gentle form of yoga designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and reduce stress. Postures are done seated or using a chair for support. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a yoga strap and blocks if possible.

Zumba Gold with Jill Ackison-Moses (NEW TIME)
Wednesday, March 27 // 1-2pm //
Registration Required (IN SESSION)
Dance to the music with Jill Ackiron-Moses as she leads these classes, designed for active older adults or those with physical limitations, that can improve balance, strength, coordination, flexibility, and cardiovascular health.

Please note: Registration for ALL April & May programs that require registration:
Wednesday, March 27 @ 7pm for Oceanside District Residents
Monday, April 1 @ 7pm for Non-Residents


Fit & Fabulous with Helene Just
Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 16, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28 // Noon - 12:45pm *New Time* // Fee: $40
// Registration Required
Get your feet moving and your hands clapping with Helene Just in this exercise program designed to increase strength, tone, balance, and stamina that can be done either sitting or standing. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear and bring a set of light weights and exercise bands.

Zumba Gold with Jill Ackison-Moses
Wednesdays // 1 - 2pm *New Time* // Fee: $20 each series
// Registration Required
Series 1: April 3, 10, 17 // Fee: $15
Series 2: May 1, 8, 15, 22 // Fee: $20

Dance to the music with Jill Ackiron-Moses as she leads these classes, designed for active older adults or those with physical limitations, which can improve balance, strength, coordination, flexibility, and cardiovascular health.

Tai Chi For Arthritis Series: All Are Welcome!
16 sessions: Tuesdays & Thursdays April 4, 9, 11, 16, 25, 30, May 2, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, June 6, 11 // No Fee //
Registration Required

Chair Yoga with Jill Ackison-Moses
Fridays, April 12, 19, May 3, 24 // 12:15 - 1:15pm // Fee: $20
// Registration Required
Join registered yoga instructor Jill Ackiron-Moses for this gentle form of yoga designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and reduce stress. Postures are done seated or using a chair for support. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and bring a yoga strap and blocks if possible.

Zen Saturdays: Saturday Yoga with Dorothy Scott
Saturdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27 // 9:45 - 10:45am // Fee: $20
// Registration Required
Vinyasa is a type of yoga that links movement and breath to attain balance in the mind and body. Connecting movement with our breath links our awareness to the present. Join Dorothy Scott for a relaxing yet invigorating class that encompasses basic yoga poses which focus on lengthening the body’s muscles, while expanding the joints as we utilize the breath to gain clarity within.  We will begin slowly to gradually prepare the body for deeper asana (poses) and end it by honoring our practice with a relaxing (meditation) sivasana. Bring a mat, and perhaps a towel and water.  Wear loose fitting clothing. Namaste.

Zen Saturdays: Meditation with Pat Anderson
Saturdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 11 // 11am - Noon // No Fee
// Registration Required
Come and explore your own innate abilities in connecting to the healing power which lies within you. This meditation will guide you in using the light touch of your own hands on various positions of your body to help bring about harmony and balance within. Workshops will be run by Patricia Anderson.

Functional Fitness Walking Program
Friday, May 17 // 10am - 1pm // No Fee
// Registration Required
Learn progressive time and speed walking exercises. Stresses proper walking posture.

 

The Library is proud to partner with Cory Cares to collect food for those in need.

Sunday, March 24 // Noon-4pm
Sunday, April 28 // Noon-4pm
Sunday, May 19 // Noon-4pm

 

Alzheimer’s Association Caregivers Support Group
Second Thursday of each month // 1pm

In cooperation with the Alzheimer’s Association, this support group is for those caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s, dementia, etc.  All are welcome – this is an open group.  Call 1-800-272-3900 to register.

Better Balance & Fall Prevention
Saturday, March 23 // 10am-Noon // Registration Required
(IN SESSION)
Falls are a major cause of death and life changes for seniors.  Join representatives from Sportset as they show you how to improve your balance and help reduce the chance of falls in this interactive 6-part workshop.

Hearing Screening
Friday, March 29 // 10am-1pm

Adelphi University’s Hy Weinberg Center for Communication Disorders is offering free hearing screenings.  All ages can attend.

Please note: Registration for ALL April & May programs that require registration:
Wednesday, March 27 @ 7pm for Oceanside District Residents
Monday, April 1 @ 7pm for Non-Residents


Alzheimer’s Association Early Stage Meet-Up
Thursdays, April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23 // 10-11am

Join Alzheimer’s Association and EAC Network to build a support system with people who understand. This support group is for people in the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia and offers creative activities and discussions that will encourage social engagement, disease education, cognitive stimulation, and a supportive environment. A caregiver support group runs concurrently with the Early Stage Meetup. Pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, please call the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 helpline at 800-272-3900.

Narcan Training
Wednesday, April 10 // 7pm

Join Town of Hempstead Councilman Anthony D’Esposito and be trained on the use of NARCAN, the life-saving opioid overdose emergency treatment.

Parker Jewish Volunteer Training
Thursday, April 11 // 5 - 8pm

This is an opportunity for you to make a difference in your community by helping family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias throughout Long Island. Parker Jewish volunteers help caregivers keep their loved ones in the comfort of their own homes for as long as possible and ease the stress associated with being a caregiver. In this workshop you will meet a volunteer coordinator from the program and learn about how you can positively benefit from volunteering.


Medicaid Enrollment Assistance for the Aged Blind and Disabled
3rd Tuesday of the month // April 16, May 21, June 18, July 16, August 20, September 17, October 15, November 19, December 17 // 10am-12:30pm.

Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council will have facilitated enrollers trained by NY State Department of Health to assist the aged, blind and disabled populations enroll into the following programs: Medicaid, Medicaid Buy-In for Working People with Disabilities (MBI-WPD), Medicaid Spend-down, Medicare Savings (MSP), and Medicaid for Institutional Care in a Nursing home. Enrollment will run on a first-come, first-served basis, free of charge, and will be available every 3rd Tuesday of the month between 10am-12:30pm.
For more information, please call the Nassau Suffolk Hospital Council at 631-435-3000.

Stop The Bleed
Tuesday, April 23 // 7pm

Given light of the unfortunate and horrific recent mass casualty/ fatal attacks, both domestically and internationally, it is more important than EVER for everyone to be prepared. Stop the Bleed is a White House initiative to train not just first responders, but every single lay person, just as if one was to be trained in CPR and the Heimlich maneuver. This training is for anyone who is interested in learning how to effectively control life-threatening bleeding. No medical background is needed to learn this life-saving skill.

CARES For Families
Wednesday, April 24 // 1-4pm

An Alzheimer’s Association program that includes interactive training videos of real caregivers, families, and people with dementia. Learn evidence-based practices as well as specialized techniques to help you manage behavior and provide care to people with dementia at every stage of the disease.

Grief 101
Monday, April 29 // 7pm

Grief is the normal reaction to any type of loss. We most associate the term grief with the death of a loved one. Living with grief can be difficult, but learning how to cope with the feelings associated with the grieving process can help to ease some of the pain. This workshop will provide information about the grieving process and how to cope with irrevocable loss. It will explore common myths about grief and provide information about the grief journey. Participants will develop a greater understanding of the grieving process as it applies to them and others.

Hearing Wellness Seminar And Screening
Wednesday, May 1 // 11am-1pm

Lindsay Block, Au.D., CCC-A of Earworks Audiology will present a seminar on hearing wellness, and provide free hearing screenings. No registration required; all ages can attend.

Spring Clean Your Health
Wednesday, May 1 // 7pm

Spring clean your health with natural solutions for daily living for this spring season. Learn the fundamentals of essential oils that will play a key role in your daily regimen.

Maintain Your Brain
Tuesday, May 7 // 2pm

Further information TBA.


Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease
Thursday, May 9 // 2pm

Through this interactive program, you will learn about the important legal and financial issue, how to put plans in place, and how to access resources near you.

St. Francis Hospital Outreach Bus
Monday, May 13 // 10am - 2pm // East Parking Lot

Free Health Screenings. Includes a brief cardiac history, blood pressure and a simple blood test for cholesterol and diabetes for adults 18 and older. We also provide patient education and referrals. No appointment is required. Free Flu Shots Available.

Coming Out Safely...And Smartly
Wednesday, May 15 // 7pm

Join representatives from the LGBT Network for this workshop for all, including family & friends, on strategies for coming out in a safe, smart way.

Food Allergies: Your Child & Their Friends
Wednesday, May 22 // 7pm // Registration Required

Your child—or your child’s friend-- has a food allergy. Do you know what to do to prevent an incident? Do you know what to do in an emergency? Join Dr. Michael E. Ronan of ProHEALTH Care in this informative seminar focusing on food allergies as they impact your children—and their friends.

Pilates Info Session
Thursday, May 23 // 7pm

Join a certified Pilates instructor, from Club Pilates Oceanside, as they discuss all of the incredible benefits of Pilates, followed by a demonstration where you can try some of the exercises.

 

Tuesday, April 9 // 7pm
Garden to Table Vegetables

Tuesday, May 14 // 7pm
Sustainable Gardening

 

Adult Special Needs Social Time
Thursdays // 2 - 4pm

Join us each Thursday for an afternoon of board games or movies or other opportunity to socialize. Caregivers must be present.


Next Chapter Book Club

Fridays // 3:30-4:30pm

In partnership with volunteers from Literacy Nassau, we host a Next Chapter Book Club every Friday afternoon. This small book club offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to read for pleasure and socialize in the community.  To join, please call Literacy Nassau @ 516-867-3580, ext. 21 or visit literacynassau.org.

Please note: Registration for ALL April & May programs that require registration:
Wednesday, March 27 @ 7pm for Oceanside District Residents
Monday, April 1 @ 7pm for Non-Residents


A Business Opportunity: Hiring Persons with Asperger's Syndrome & Autism
Thursday, April 25 // 7:30pm

Hiring a person with Asperger's Syndrome or autism may be the smartest business decision you can make. Join representatives from the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce and the Asperger's Syndrome & High Functioning Autism Association and learn how you can help your business in more ways than you ever thought possible.

Adult Special Needs: Flower Pot Crafting
Tuesday, May 14 // 7pm
// Registration Required
Paint clay flower pots using sponges, brushes, stamps, markers, stickers, and add trinkets (buttons, flip flops etc.). Soil and seeds included and will be wrapped in cellophane. Can be a Mother’s Day gift!


Sensory Friendly Films
We are pleased to offer these movies under “Sensory Friendly” conditions, as a special opportunity for families to enjoy a film in a safe and accepting environment.  We’ll keep the lights slightly up and the sound turned slightly down.  Our policies regarding quiet and remaining in one’s seat will not be enforced unless the safety of the audience is in question.  Come relax and enjoy family time without worrying if someone will complain or be disturbed by noise or movement.  A caregiver must remain in the room at all times.


Sensory Friendly Film & Craft: The Greatest Showman
Thursday, March 21 // 7pm

Celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that becomes a worldwide sensation.  Starring Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, and Zac Efron.
2017, PG, 86 minutes

Sensory Friendly Film & Craft: Smallfoot
Thursday, April 18 // 7pm

A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.

2018, PG, 96 minutes

Sensory Friendly Film & Craft: Ralph Breaks The Internet
Thursday, May 16 // 7pm

Six years after the events of "Wreck-It Ralph," Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a Wi-Fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure.
2018, PG, 112 minutes


Sensory Friendly Concerts
We are pleased to offer these concerts under “sensory friendly” conditions, as a special opportunity for families to enjoy a concert in a safe and accepting environment.


Music Hour with Laurie Maitland: Ladies of Disco
Thursday, April 18 // 2pm

Come and enjoy a musical tribute to the ladies of Disco, featuring songs by Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, and Olivia Newton-John. Diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome at the age of 3, Laurie has worked hard to overcome many hurdles to go mainstream and make her mark in this world. A gifted musician, Laurie taught herself to play piano and began writing her own music at age 6.

Columbus Avenue
Sunday, April 28 // 2pm

Come rock out to the sounds of The Beatles, The Who, Green Day and others performed by Columbus Avenue featuring residents Grayson Rosen, guitar and lead vocals, Brian Amato, drums and vocals, Gabe Soares, lead guitar and Rob Coren, bass guitar.

 


Edgar Allan Poe: From Literature to the Silver Screen
Thursday, April 11 // 2pm

The literary genius who helped birth the mystery, horror and sci-fi genres is under a microscope for this presentation. Poe’s achievements in literature are well documented. But not many know about how long Poe has been influencing cinema. In this lecture we will watch some short films based on Poe’s work, as well as viewing clips from feature films.

Motorcyclists Tune Up
Saturday, April 20 // 2pm // No Fee

This will be a non-riding course (information only) that will review topics such as proper cornering, braking, general riding skills, group riding, street strategies, road awareness and more.


History of Oceanside
Wednesday, April 24 // 7pm

Join Seth Blau & Richie Woods as they discuss historical figures of Oceanside, including people whose achievements and impact have been forgotten.

Holocaust Lecture
Thursday, April 25 // 2pm

What was it like to be a child of Holocaust survivors? Dr. William Reszelbach will be speaking about the trials and tribulations of dealing with people who were very damaged and how they dealt with life after coming to America. The lecture will also elaborate on what life was like in the camps and how his mother survived being hidden for over 3 years.

A Business Opportunity: Hiring Persons with Asperger's Syndrome & Autism

Thursday, April 25 // 7:30pm

Hiring a person with Asperger's Syndrome or autism may be the smartest business decision you can make. Join representatives from the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce and the Asperger's Syndrome & High Functioning Autism Association and learn how you can help your business in more ways than you ever thought possible.

Collectible Coin Workshop
Tuesday, April 30 // 7pm

Jeff Berkoff will teach you about the value of your coins, how to handle and store them, when to buy or sell them! Strategies on how to start or enhance your collection, and how to handle a collection that you inherited. Bring your coins and Jeff will try to answer your questions, as time allows.

Leonard Bernstein
Thursday, May 2 // 2pm

This program will feature interviews with Leonard Bernstein, his 3 children, and clips from his shows. Also, comments by choreographer Jerome Robbins, violinist Isaac Stern, conductors Michael Tillson Thomas and Andre Previn.

Excelsior! The Amazing Life of Stan Lee
Wednesday, May 8 // 7pm

Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four, The Hulk, Doctor Strange, X-Men, Black Panther, Iron Man, Thor, Ant-Man and Daredevil are known the world over, but how much do you know about the former Long Islander who created them? This program traces Stan Lee’s “Marvel-ous” career that revolutionized comics, literature, the movies and more!

Australia: From English Prison Colony To The 21st Century
Thursday, May 16 // 2pm

Lost in the waters of “Down Under”, Australia has always been a world apart. Follow Australia’s unique story, culminating in the question:. Will Australia remain a European outpost or join its Asian brothers and sisters?
A Beyond Our Borders (aka B.O.B.) Program

Walt Whitman Celebrates 200!
Thursday, May 23 // 2pm

A presentation that explores the sources of Walt Whitman’s poetics, looking at the rhetoric he learned from his exposure to 19th century political/religious orators, to the creole admixtures of 1840s New Orleans, and the NYC ‘street talk’ of incoming waves of Irish immigrants.

 

The Karpenteers
Sunday, March 31 // 2pm

This April will be the 50th anniversary of The Carpenters.  This show will be a tribute to their beautiful musical career.

Five Towns College Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society
Sunday, April 14 // 2pm

The Five Towns College Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society and its Long Island Sound Chorus and quartets will present a “Harmony Celebration”. The Long Island Sound has a blend of voices ranging in age from 18 to 73 years with many singers of college age. This award winning chorus is a perennial top ten finisher at the annual Mid Atlantic District Competition, from an area which includes 100 Chapters and choruses.

Jazz Café
Friday, April 26 // 7pm

Come enjoy an evening of Jazz featuring local artists in a cafe setting. Light refreshments will be served.

Gathering Time: Tribute to the Artists of Woodstock
Sunday, May 19 // 2pm

In celebration of Woodstock’s 50th anniversary, join Gathering Time as they faithfully play the beloved music of the best acts of the 3-days of peace and music, including Arlo Guthrie, The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Joan Baez, CSN, Richie Havens, Jefferson Airplane, even Jimi Hendrix and The Who.


Sensory Friendly Concerts:
We are pleased to offer these concerts under “sensory friendly” conditions, as a special opportunity for families to enjoy a concert in a safe and accepting environment.


Music Hour with Laurie Maitland: Ladies of Disco
Thursday, April 18 // 2pm

Come and enjoy a musical tribute to the ladies of Disco, featuring songs by Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, and Olivia Newton-John. Diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome at the age of 3, Laurie has worked hard to overcome many hurdles to go mainstream and make her mark in this world. A gifted musician, Laurie taught herself to play piano and began writing her own music at age 6.

Columbus Avenue
Sunday, April 28 // 2pm

Come rock out to the sounds of The Beatles, The Who, Green Day and others performed by Columbus Avenue featuring residents Grayson Rosen, guitar and lead vocals, Brian Amato, drums and vocals, Gabe Soares, lead guitar and Rob Coren, bass guitar.

 

Join us for these informal chats with your local elected officials. Learn more about them, what they do and about issues facing our town. Refreshments will be served!

Judy Griffin, New York State Assemblywoman
Thursday, May 16 // 7pm

Join us for an informal chat with New York State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin. Learn more about her, what she does, and about what’s new in New York State. Ask questions over a cup of coffee and some dessert.

 

Please note: Registration for ALL April & May programs that require registration:
Wednesday, March 27 @ 7pm for Oceanside District Residents
Monday, April 1 @ 7pm for Non-Residents


April is National Poetry Month!
Check out upcoming programs in celebration all month long!


Reading Your Poetry in Public Workshop
Thursday, April 4 // 7pm

Whether you are preparing for your first open mic, or you’ve featured dozens of times, learn how to improve your presentation in public. Part of our celebration of National Poetry Month. Refreshments will be served.

Edgar Allan Poe: From Literature to the Silver Screen
Thursday, April 11 // 2pm

The literary genius who helped birth the mystery, horror and sci-fi genres is under a microscope for this presentation. Poe’s achievements in literature are well documented. But not many know about how long Poe has been influencing cinema. In this lecture we will watch some short films based on Poe’s work, as well as viewing clips from feature films.

Author Spotlight: Charles Fishman
Thursday, April 18 // 7pm

Among many other awards and honors, Charles has won the 2012 New Millennium Award for Poetry and the 2014 Aesthetica Creative Writing Award for Poetry. He is internationally recognized for his excellence as a poet, speaker, editor, and teacher. Charles will be reading excerpts from many of his published novels, including his new book In the Wake of the Glacier: New Selected Poems (2018).

Walt Whitman Celebrates 200!
Thursday, May 23 // 2pm

A presentation that explores the sources of Walt Whitman’s poetics, looking at the rhetoric he learned from his exposure to 19th century political/religious orators, to the creole admixtures of 1840s New Orleans, and the NYC ‘street talk’ of incoming waves of Irish immigrants.

Poetry & Prose/Open Mic
Nassau County’s Poet Laureate Peter V. Dugan and Sharon Anderson host these lively literary events that bring together established poets and writers as well as talented new voices.
Saturday, April 13 // 1:30pm
Featuring Guests: George Held, Michael Graves, Christina Rau
Saturday, May 11 // 1:30pm
Featuring Guests: Jane Connelly, Diana Poulos-Lutz, Richard Giordano, and Christine Barbour.

Open Mic follows feature. Writers are welcome to read up to 3 samples of their work.

Poet Mentoring
Saturday, May 11 // 12:30pm // Registration Required

The Mentoring Program was established by Gladys Henderson (Suffolk County Poet Laureate) and Peter V. Dugan (Nassau County Poet Laureate) to help celebrate the anniversary of Walt Whitman’s 200th Birthday in 2019. It is a program designed for established poets to mentor students in a one-on-one situation. The program gives presentations of poetry around Long Island and culminates with an anthology and a reading at the Walt Whitman’s Birthplace in Huntington.

 

Next Chapter Book Club
Fridays // 3:30-4:30pm

In partnership with volunteers from Literacy Nassau, we host a Next Chapter Book Club every Friday afternoon. This small book club offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to read for pleasure and socialize in the community.  To join, please call Literacy Nassau @ 516-867-3580, ext. 21 or visit literacynassau.org.

Please note: Registration for ALL April & May programs that require registration:
Wednesday, March 27 @ 7pm for Oceanside District Residents
Monday, April 1 @ 7pm for Non-Residents


The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer
Tuesday, April 9 // 2pm // National Library Week!
2019 LI Reads Pick!

A shy college freshman meets an influential figure in the women’s movement and inspires others to influence the world. A novel about power and influence, ego and loyalty, womanhood and ambition. It’s a story about the people who guide and the people who follow, and how those roles evolve over time.

Discussion Leader: Fran Cohen

Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month prior to the discussion date.


FaceBOOK Club: The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
Wednesday, April 10 // 7:30pm // ONLINE
ONLY
We are launching our first FaceBOOK Club on our Facebook Page: Oceanside Library All About Books! Follow the Facebook page, then on April 10 go to the page and join our online chat about the book with our online community all from the comfort of your own home!
Discussion leader: Debbie Keehner
Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month prior to the discussion date.

Author Spotlight: Michelle Weinberger
Thursday, May 2 // 7pm
The author of the book Mom, You're So Annoying! will be speaking about her book, based on the many hats a mom wears, and how often she's told how annoying she is.  Very relatable, funny, and fun for all ages!

Books on Tap!
Tuesday, May 7 // 7pm // EGP Oceanside // Registration Required

Join programmer, Ocaria DiMango, at EGP Restaurant, located at 2823 Long Beach Rd. in Oceanside, for an evening discussion. This club will not be about one specific book; patrons are encouraged to come and talk about what they are currently reading and could recommend to others at the table. Patrons can purchase a drink on their own during the discussion.

The Dry by Jane Harper
Tuesday, May 14 // 2pm

In the grip of the worst drought in a century, the farming community of Kiewarra is facing daily life and death choices when three members of a local family are found brutally slain. Federal Police investigator Aaron Falk reluctantly returns to his hometown for the funeral of his childhood friend, loath to face the townsfolk who turned their backs on him twenty years earlier.
Discussion Leader: Edna Ritzenberg
Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month prior to the discussion date.
A Beyond Our Borders (aka B.O.B.) Program

The Wife by Meg Wolitzer
Monday, May 20 // 4pm // Following the 2 pm showing of the movie adaptation

Join us after the 2pm movie showing of The Wife, starring Glenn Close. We will discuss the novel and the movie. You can also come before the 7 pm showing! The Wife is an intelligent drama about the marriage between a celebrated author and his wife, also written by our 2019 LI Reads author!
Discussion Leader: Ocaria DiMango
Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month prior to the discussion date.

Creative Writing Workshops

Wednesday, April 17 // 7pm
Wednesday, May 15 // 7pm
Barbara Novack, Molloy College's writer-in-residence, hosts these highly regarded workshops for fiction, non-fiction, memoir, and poetry writers of all levels.

 

Please note: Registration for ALL April & May programs that require registration:
Wednesday, March 27 @ 7pm for Oceanside District Residents
Monday, April 1 @ 7pm for Non-Residents


Resume Clinic

Saturday, March 23 // 10-11am OR 11am-Noon // Registration Required
Monday, April 8 // 6-7pm OR 7-8pm // Registration Required
Saturday, April 27 // 10-11am OR 11am-Noon // Registration Required
Saturday, May 11 // 10-11am OR 11am-Noon // Registration Required
Monday, May 13 // 6-7pm OR 7-8pm // Registration Required

Get one-on-one help as you look for that next job!  Our librarians will help you create or punch-up your resume, and help you learn how to use the many databases we have to help you with your job search.  Free.

Resume & Job Search Seminar
Monday, April 15 // 7pm
Wednesday, May 15 // 2pm

Get tips on creating and punching up your resume and ideas on how to search for that next job.

 

Our innovative series of informal evenings of coffee and conversation about cutting-edge topics with experts from the field.  For ages high school to adult.

"Undecideability" & Computers: What Can Never Be Done
Wednesday, April 10 // 7pm
Featuring Dr. Saleh Aliyari of Adelphi University's School of Math & Computer Science.

The Biological Impact Of Stress
Wednesday, May 21 // 7pm

Featuring Dr. Carolyn Bauer, Assistant Professor for Biology at Adelphi University.
 

Our Script-In-Hand Theatre series presents Broadway and Off-Broadway plays in dynamic staged performances.

20th Century Blues
Sunday, March 24 // 2pm

A funny, brilliant play by Susan Miller, directed by Jocelyn Weston, following the annual gathering of four friends and the photos they take.

Proof
Friday, April 5 // 7pm
Sunday, April 7 // 2pm

Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best Play, directed by Nick D'Avanzo, this is a powerful play of mystery and surprise.

The 75th
Sunday, May 5 // 2pm

A funny and touching play about a 75th high school reunion by Israel Horovitz, directed by Debra Starker.

 

Join us in reading scripts out loud: plays, movies, TV shows, and old radio shows.  Each participant will receive a part to read at random.  No acting experience necessary!  High school through adult - all are welcome!  Light refreshments will be served.

Please note: Registration for ALL April & May programs that require registration:
Wednesday, March 27 @ 7pm for Oceanside District Residents
Monday, April 1 @ 7pm for Non-Residents


Tuesday, April 9 // 6:30pm // Registration Required
Tuesday, May 7 // 2:30pm
// Registration Required
 


Tax Assistance
Wednesdays, February 6 through April 10 // 10am-2pm

The Town of Hempstead Department of Senior Enrichment offers free income tax assistance for seniors and low-income individuals of all ages.  Please bring last year’s tax return and all pertinent tax documents.  No reservations.  First come, first served.

Please note: Registration for ALL April & May programs that require registration:
Wednesday, March 27 @ 7pm for Oceanside District Residents
Monday, April 1 @ 7pm for Non-Residents


Tell Your Story
April 2, 9, 15, 29, May 7, 14, 21, 28// 10:30am or 1:30pm // Registration Required

Tell Your Story is a StoryCorps-inspired opportunity for you to talk about…you! This is a meaningful and authentic experience, where you can take part in an interview and have the option of preserving this recording in the Library of Congress for posterity. Help us preserve Oceanside history, as well as your own unique journey. Register now for an interview by Tom Capone, recently retired School #2 Principal. Call 766-2360 x 4 to make a reservation to be interviewed. Please note: April 2 & May 7 appointments will be at 11am due to delayed opening.

Green Oceanside

Tuesday, April 16 // 7pm
Wednesday, May 8 // 7pm

Join our group dedicated to creating and implementing environmental projects throughout the District. Open to all ages.

Shed-the-Meds, E-Cycle, & Shredding
Saturday, April 27 // 10am-2pm

Nassau County Police will be here to collect your unused medication; Oceanside Sanitation will be here to collect your e-cycling & batteries & to shred your documents on site. Free, but restrictions apply. Click here (opens in MS Word) for more information or call Oceanside Sanitation at 516-766-8700.

Fourth Annual Sudoku Contest
Wednesday, May 1 // 7pm // Registration Required

Join our Fourth Annual Sudoku contest. Try your hand at this popular puzzle—multiple categories. Ages 7th grade-adult. Prizes and refreshments.

Town of Hempstead Tax Collection
Thursday, May 2 // 11:30am-1:30pm

Come pay your tax bill. Representatives of Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin’s office will be here to make paying your taxes convenient.


Anti-Racism Project
Thursday, May 9 // 7pm

Are you concerned about the impact of racism?  Would you like to have some tools to address this issue?  A free mini-workshop about privilege, oppression, and racial micro-aggressions.

Bus Trip: Oheka Castle/Walt Whitman Birthplace
Tuesday, May 21 // Fee: $90 //
Registration Required
Take a one hour tour of Oheka Castle. Enjoy a three-course lunch at Piccola Bussola. Then it’s on to celebrate Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday with a 1 1/2 hour guided tour!
  Pickup: 7:45am @ Baldwin Library.

Bus Trip: Paddlewheel/Lighthouse Cruise
Thursday, July 18 // Fee: $88 //
Registration Required
Sail the Great South Bay aboard the beautiful Lauren Kristy, a 65 foot turn-of-the-century style riverboat. This private 3 hour cruise includes a buffet lunch. We will also tour the Fire Island lighthouse. Pickup: 9:15am @ Baldwin Library.


 

Please note: Registration for ALL April & May programs that require registration:
Wednesday, March 27 @ 7pm for Oceanside District Residents
Monday, April 1 @ 7pm for Non-Residents


Basic Computer Skills
Wednesday, April 10 // 2-4pm

This two-hour program is for adults who have never used a computer or who have very little knowledge of computer use. We will be going over the basics from learning about what the main parts of the computer are called, to using the mouse and keyboard, to opening programs.

Facebook 101
Monday, May 6 // 6-8pm

Learn how to set up and use a Facebook account so that you can stay connected with your friends and family online! Come to class with an active email address that you have the password to (mandatory) and come ready for your close-up so we can take a picture for you to use as your profile picture (optional). If you don’t have an email account and need help setting it up, please contact our Tech Librarian, ext. 313, prior to the program and she will assist you.

Why Should Kids Have All the Fun?
Tuesday, April 23 // 11am-12:30pm
Monday, May 13 // 7-8:30pm

We have lots of cool stuff for our kids and teens: robots and special building blocks and tech & makerspace devices. Come see how they work, get to play with them (we’ll help!) and explore a world of fun and adventure! Light Refreshments.


 

Oceanside Library - 30 Davison Avenue - Oceanside - NY 11572