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.