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NaNoWRIMO!
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Tuesdays, October 24; November 14; Wednesday, December 13 • 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Register using code HMA808
Come write in! Join us for NAtional NOvel WRIting MOnth on October 24 to find out what NANOWRIMO is about and meet other participants in this nonprofit event, which encourages aspiring writers to tackle the challenge of writing a 50,000 word novel (or first draft of one) during the month of November. Return on November 14 for encouragement or commiseration. Check in with us again on December 13 to let us know whether you met your deadline. Sharing work is encouraged, but not required. Adult fiction writers of all skill levels are welcome.   Registration required. Open to all. You need not attend all three sessions. For more information, contact librarian Therese Purcell Nielsen at 631-427-5165, x 250 or by e-mail: .

 

Geeks, Books & Coffee
Monday, August 28  •  6:00 pm • Station Community Room
Register using code HSA274
Join the library book club that is going to discuss all things geek culture. Books and comics are being turned into Movies & TV shows at a rapid pace, and we can’t get enough of them. Let’s binge together through the Nerdosphere! Every two months we will explore a particular theme that is of interest to the group. Starting off, the club will be discussing books that are headed to Film and TV screens near you! Come for an adventurous discussion of books, comics, TV and film and yes there will be coffee!   Registration required. HPL cardholders only.

 

 

The Organic Winter Garden
Saturday, September 23 • 10:00 am • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA755
Don’t let the end of summer mean the end of your garden! Renato Stafford,of Healthy Organic Foods, shows you how to enjoy fresh vegetables through the winter discussing soil, cold-hardy vegetables, zero energy greenhouse designs, succession planting, harvesting practices and time saving techniques.   strong>Registration required. HPL cardholders only. Open to all on September 11.

 

 

 

On the Vaudeville Stage with James Kolb, PhD
Sunday, September 24 • 2:00 pm •Auditorium
Register using code HMA572
Vaudeville permeated the fabric of American life, from the 1870s until the 1930s, in thousands of towns and cities across the United States and Canada, but the apex of Vaudeville was to play The Palace in New York City. Vaudeville was “variety,” and included everything from the sublime to the ridiculous - animal acts, singers, magicians, “freak” acts with headliners like George Burns and Gracie Allen, Eddie Cantor, Mae West, W.C. Fields, and Pearl Bailey. Enjoy samples of song and comedy, the mainstays of Vaudeville.   Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Viva La Vida! Art of Frida Kahlo with Imagine That! Art Education
Tuesday, September 26 • 7:00 pm •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA296
Discover how Frida Kahlo told the dramatic story of her life in amazing paintings, then create your own picture story that tells a memory in your life in an imaginative way. Supplies provided.   Registration required. HPL cardholders only. Open to all on September 18.

 

 

 

Mah Jongg Party with Jacqui Palatnik!
Wednesday, September 27 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA024
Jacqui’s fun-filled game parties are open to all skill levels. Knowledge of the game is necessary. Bring friends or come alone and we’ll group you according to your ability. There will be contests in different categories with prizes for winners.  Registration required. HPL cardholders only.

 

 

 

Regularly Scheduled Adult Programs

 
"Walk This Way!" Walking Club
Fridays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; October 6, 13, 20, 27 • 9:30 am – 10:30 am •Heckscher Park
Register using code HMA615
Meet at the front gate of Heckscher Park, Route 25A and Prime Avenue. Join HPL’s walking club and walk your way right into fall! A great opportunity to track your steps, get fit and make new friends. Wear your walking shoes! Cancelled if raining.   Registration required. Open to all.
Op Ed Fridays
Op-Ed-Fridays
Fridays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; October 6, 13, 20, 27  •  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.

 

 

Beginner English Classes
Beginner English Classes
Tuesdays,  September 5, 12, 26; October 10, 17, 24  •  5:30 pm - 6:30
Thursdays, September 7, 14, 28; October 12, 19 & 26  •  5:30 pm - 6:30
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, September 5, 12, 26; October 10, 17, 24  •  6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  •  Station Community Room
Register using code HSA084
Improve basic writing, speaking, reading and listening in English. Learn language skills that will help you feel more independent and confident in daily life.  Registration required.  Open to all.

 

Career Counselor @ Main Library
Career Counselor @ Main Library
Thursdays, September 7 & October 5 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm •
Make an appointment by calling the Reference Desk at 631-427-5165 ext. 251.   HPL cardholders preferred.

 

 

 

Coloring and Paper Crafternoons
Thursday, September 7, 14;  October 5, 12  •  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm • Main Meeting Room
Register using code HMA276
Relax while you color or make simple, paper crafts. Bring yourRelax while you color or make simple, paper crafts. Bring yourown coloring supplies. A craft activity will be provided the secondweek each month.l   No registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Let's Talk Conversation Group
Let's Talk Conversation Group
Thursdays, September 7, 14, 28; October 12, 19, 26  •  6:30pm to 7:30pm  •  Station Community Room
Register using code HSA058
Join a native English speaker for some casual conversation. Come prepared to speak in English. Group led by Myra Picard.  Registration required. Open to All.

 

 

Fitness Fusion
Fitness Fusion with Dorothy Mandrakos
Fridays, September 8, 15, 22, 29; October 6, 13  • 9:30am - 10:30am • Station Community Room
Register using code HSA105
Reap the rewards of both Yoga and Qigong in this cool class that combines the two disciplines. Not only will you shape and tone, but you’ll learn to relax and unwind with meditation techniques. egistration required with a non-refundable fee of $30.00 (6 sessions) online or in-person by check or money order payable to Huntington Public Library.  Registration begins September 5th for HPL cardholders and September 12th for out-of-district residents.

 

 

 

Citizenship Class
Wednesdays, September 20, 27;   October 11, 18, 25;  November 1, 8, 15 • 6:0 0 pm · Station Community Room
Register using code HSA117
Planning on taking the Citizenship exam? Learn about the process of becoming a citizen, prepare for your citizenship interview and study United States history and government for the examination in these classes led by Laura McKinley.   Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Senior Advocate
Senior Advocate
Monday, September 18  • 10:00am - 12:00pm • 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.

 

 

Forrest Yoga with Dorothy Mandrakos (All Levels)
Mondays, October 16, 23, 30;  November 13, 20, 27  •  7:00 pm – 8:00 pm  •  Auditorium
Register using code HMA844
Forrest yoga focuses on breath, strength, integrity and spirit. Poses are held longer to help integrate emotions. Registration required with a non-refundable payment of $30.00 (6 sessions) online by credit card, or in-person by check or money order payable to Huntington Public Library.   Registration begins September 5th for HPL cardholders and September 12th for out-of-district residents.

 

 

 

Chair Yoga with Bonnie Millen
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Tuesdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31;  November 7, 14, 21, 28;  December 5  10:45 am – 11:45 am, OR
Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26; November 2, 9, 16,30; December 7, 14 
 •  Auditorium
Register using code HMA500 (Tuesdays)
Register using code HMA502 (Thursdays)
Gentle movements from the comfort of a chair help increase strength and mobility. Hand weights provided. Registration required for either the Tuesday OR the Thursday class with non-refundable payment of $25.00 (10 sessions) online, by credit card, or in-person by check or money order payable to Huntington Public Library.   Registration begins September 5th for HPL cardholders and September 12th for out-of-district residents.

 

 

 

Sculpt and Crunch with Fran
Sculpt and Crunch with Fran
Wednesdays, October 11, 18, 25;  November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29;   December 6, 13   •   9:15 am - 10:15 am  •  Auditorium
Register using code HMA178
This class builds strength and flexibility with an emphasis on core strength and strong abdominal muscles. All muscle groups are challenged and toned using hand weights, resistance bands and resistance tubing. Begin with total body warm up, end with full body stretch and cool down. All fitness levels welcome. Please bring two 3-5 lb. hand weights. Registration required with non-refundable payment of $50.00 (10 sessions) online by credit card or in-person by check or money order payable to Huntington Public Library.   Registration begins September 5th for HPL cardholders and September 12th for out-of-district residents.

 

 

 

Gentle Yoga with Ann
Wednesdays, October 4, 11, 18, 25;  November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29;  December 6, 13  •  11:00 am to 12:00 pm • Auditorium
OR Saturdays,  August 5, 12, 19, 26; September 2, 16, 23, 30  •  11:00 am to 12:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA163 (Wednesdays)
Register using code HMA162 (Saturdays)
Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher Ann McDermott-Kave teaches this class for all levels. Registration required with non-refundable payment of $55.00 for Wednesdays (11 sessions) OR $45.00 for Saturdays (9 sessions) online by credit card, or in-person by check or money order payable to Huntington Public Library.   Registration begins September 5th for HPL cardholders and September 12th for out-of-district residents.

 

 

 

Empire Defensive Driving
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Saturday, September 15 • 9:30 pm – 3:30 pm •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA201
Registration required with nonrefundable payment of $28.00 online, by credit card, or in-person by check or money order payable to Huntington Public Library.   Open to all.

 

 

 

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