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    Sayville Library Events
    August 28, 2017 6:03 pm  
    Sayville Library Events

    The Sayville Library, as part of our community’s educational system, is dedicated to providing, on equal terms, service to all individuals and groups of every age.

    The Library’s primary function is to collect, classify and disseminate information. Our objective is to provide and service a collection of expertly selected books and other materials, which aid the individual in the pursuit of education, information or research, and in the creative use of leisure time. (From The Mission Statement: http://www.sayvillelibrary.org/?p=libraryinformation)

    September Events:

    Coloring Party!

    Fridays, September 15 AND October 6, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
    Coloring isn’t just for kids anymore! Looking for a way to reduce some stress and unwind? We’ll provide the coloring tools and elaborate coloring sheets; you bring your creative mind! Snacks and coffee will also be provided!

     Tomas Rodriquez: Spanish Guitar

    Sunday, September 17, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
    Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a cross-cultural musical journey, paying homage to musical treasures from Spain, South America and Africa while introducing original compositions that invoke the soulful musical dialogue of the Americas.

    Anti-Inflammatory Diet

    Monday, September 18, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
    Inflammation is a part of the body’s natural immune response, but there is increasing evidence that shows that chronic inflammation causes, and advances, many common diseases.  Join Patrick Moran from Northwell Health and learn what an anti-inflammatory diet is, how to incorporate it into your diet and the role inflammation plays in our health.

    Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance Part 2

    Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 19, 21, 26, 28, October 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31, November 2, 7, 9, 3:00 – 4:00 P PM
    This Tai Chi Workshop Series will build upon both the movements and method taught in Part 1.  Participants will review the 6 original movements and learn 6 advanced movements.
    **Only individuals who have attended Part 1 may register for Part 2**

     Farm to Table Soup Tasting

    Tuesday, September 19, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
    Soups On! Emilie Zaweski of Farmers Kitchen will demonstrate how to cook local and with what’s in season with a variety of delicious soups. Sample each soup and learn how to create them. Nonrefundable Fee: $5 check or money order only, payable to Sayville Library

     Game On! Board Games Galore!

    Thursdays, September 21 & October 19, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
    Bring a friend or come solo for an evening of board games galore. We will have Ticket to Ride, Settlers of Catan, Munchkin, Last Night on Earth, and so much more! Refreshments will be served.

    Great Decisions 2017

    Fridays, September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 3:00 – 4:00 PM
    Led by retired teacher, Sal Campanaro, explore and discuss current issues and view a weekly DVD presentation put forth by The Foreign Policy Association. Topics will include the European Union, Saudi Arabia, the South China Sea, and Afghanistan/Pakistan. Participants will need a Briefing Book, one copy will be kept at the reference desk and made available for photocopies or they can be purchased online at fpa.org before the class for $25.
    Nonrefundable Fee: $20 check or money order only, payable to Sayville Library

     Lady Blue Saxophone Quartet

    Sunday, September 24, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
    Serious talent, musical training, friendship and a dash of humor all come together in the music of the Lady Blue Saxophone Quartet. Experience four types of saxophones in concert together performing standards and compositions by The Beatles, Gershwin, Mancini and a host of others.

    Exploring Long Island’s Underwater World

    Monday, September 25, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
    Join ‘Fish Guy’ Chris Paparo on an underwater journey of Long Island! See his underwater pictures and videos of local fish, crustaceans, mollusks, and other assorted invertebrates while he shares interesting facts about each of the organisms.

    Home Cooking for Your Dog & Cat

    Tuesday, September 26, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
    Happier, healthier, & better behaved pets start with a species appropriate diet! Learn how easy and affordable it is to make your own pet food and treats from certified canine and feline nutritionist and author of Home Cooking for Your Dog, Christine M. Filardi.

    Sayville Citizens for Political Accuracy

    Wednesdays, September 27, October 11 & Monday, October 30, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
    The Sayville Citizens for Political Accuracy aims to help citizens engage in the political process as it relates to local issues and elections. At our first fall meeting, we will develop plans for actions and activities leading up to the November elections. All are welcome to attend!

    $Rob Scott’s Pumpkin Pie Scones

    Thursday, September 28, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
    Fall breakfast will never be the same after you try these pumpkin pie scones. They are perfect for Halloween and Thanksgiving morning. Everyone will go home with 6 scones ready to bake! Please bring to class: 2 medium bowls, a rubber spatula, and a cookie tray
    Nonrefundable Fee: $10 check or money order only, payable to Sayville Library

     Patron Appreciation Free Photoshoot!

    Friday, September 29, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
    To say “Thank You” for your ongoing support, Professional Photographer John Spoltore will be here to take photos of individuals, couples, or groups (up to five) absolutely FREE! We will email these professional digital shots to you so that you can print them as keepsake memory images. Registration is required, call or stop by the Adult Services desk to make your appointment.

    October Events:

    Life As a Park Ranger at the Statue of Liberty

    Sunday, October 1, 2:00 PM
    Join Flor Blum a Park Ranger at the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration for a presentation  about her the monument’s history and about her commitment to spreading the message of the National Park Service in order to inspire future generations to protect and preserve our National Treasures.

    Co-Sponsored by the Sayville Historical Society

     Diabetes Self-Management

    Tuesdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, & November 7, 4:00 – 6:30 PM
    Do you have diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition?
    Representatives from the Cornell Cooperative Extension will be here to help you learn the tools to manage and take control of your health.

    Holistic Beauty

    Thursday, October 5, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
    Alana Andresen-Seeman will present a basic guide to non-toxic health and beauty items, demonstrate how you can make your own bath & beauty products and you’ll go home with a sample lavender lotion bar!

    Meditation for Health, Wisdom & Inner Wealth

    Tuesday, October 10, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
    Many people all over the world are turning to meditation to help them lead a more peaceful and healthy life-style. Join John Bednarik for this powerful workshop that will include a short meditation sitting.

    Blue Point Remembered

    Sunday, October 15, 2:00 PM
    Local historian Gene Horton will speak about the Blue Point of long ago. See wonderful postcard views of the many summer boarding houses with a collection of photos from the 1900’s thru the 1930’s.
    Co-Sponsored by the Sayville Historical Society

     Travel Club

    Tuesday, October 17, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
    Adventurous? Curious? Join us as we reminisce / brainstorm / discuss travel trends, popular destinations, off-the-beaten path places, money saving techniques and more in our new Travel Club. Whether you are a world traveler or an armchair traveler, please come and share your stories, materials and ideas.

    Italian Film: Too Bad She’s Bad

    Wednesday, October 18, 3:00 – 5:00 PM
    Celebrate Italian Heritage month with a viewing and discussion of Vittorio De Sica’s Too Bad She’s Bad. Sophia Loren plays a thief (Lina) who steals a cab. Enraged and smitten, the taxi driver, Paolo, investigates and discovers that Lina comes from a long line of con artists. He decides the only way to reform her was to marry her and join the family. In Italian with English Subtitles
    Co-Sponsored by the Giuseppe A. Nigro Lodge #2234, Order Sons of Italy

    Italian for Travelers

    Wednesday, October 18, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
    Planning a trip to Italy? Learn some basic, conversational Italian, survival phrases and tips for your trip abroad–perfect travelers and beginners!

    Things that Went Bump in the Night: Ghostly Long Island Lore

    Friday, October 20, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
    Think Long Island’s founding fathers had no time for a little bedlam? Think again! Long Island’s storyteller and folklorist Janet Emily Demarest has assembled a collection of ghostly and ghastly tales from Long Island’s sometimes checkered past. Don’t miss it!

    Nazi-Looted Art Cases

    Monday, October 23, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
    Join Raymond Dowd, an attorney specializing in copyright litigation and Nazi art looting, and learn how the sale of stolen artworks bankrolled the Nazi war machine. Mr. Dowd will also discuss laws passed in securing the return of stolen art.

    Enough Abuse: Strategies for Your Family and Community

    Tuesday, October 24, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
    Representatives from the Safe Center Long Island will teach basics on how to recognize signs of child sexual abuse, its impact on survivors and communities, strategies to protect children and more.

    The A, B, C, and D’s of Medicare

    Wednesday, October 25, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
    How do you choose a suitable plan? Making the wrong choice could cost you. This seminar will explore the options available to you before the December deadline.

    Vinyl Night Listening Party

    Thursday, October 26, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
    Calling all vinyl collectors!  Load up a crate with your best record picks for a special listening party night.  We’ll have a turntable on hand and plenty of snacks. Ages 16 and up are welcome.

    $Georgia O’Keeffe Sunflower Paint Program

    Friday, October 27, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
    Join artist, Laura Goetz and let your creativity flow. Paint a sunflower, in the style of Georgia O’Keeffe. All supplies are included. Beginners are welcome.
    Nonrefundable Fee: $5 check or money order only, payable to Sayville Library

     The Precisions in Concert

    Sunday, October 29, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
    Former Golden Crest Records recording artists, The Precisions, return to the library to perform music from the 50s, 60s, and 70s, including their hit single Someone to Watch Over Me. One of Long Island’s renowned bands, The Precisions are known for rich, stylish vocal arrangements and boot-stomping rhythm!

    Computer Classes

     Fall Back to Basics Computer Series!

    Windows Help Drop-In

    Tuesday, September 19, 7:00 – 8:00 pm AND Thursday, September 21, 10:15 – 11:15 am
    Do you have a computer question you need answered?  Join computer tech Bill Olson for his Windows forum and get some answers!  Stop in for assistance with your laptop, email, Microsoft or other Windows programs, or any general computer related questions you may have! No registration required!

    Bitcoins: What You Need to Know
    Tuesday, September 26, 7:00 – 8:00 pm OR Thursday, September 28, 10:15 – 11:15 am
    Bitcoins are a new kind of money. Find out what they are, how they work and where they come from!

    Computers for Beginners Part 1
    Tuesday, October 10, 7:00 – 8:00 pm OR Thursday, October 12, 10:15 – 11:15 am
    Learn the basics of using a computer, including, how to use Windows and a mouse.

    Computer for Beginners Part 2

    Tuesday, October 17, 7:00 – 8:00 pm OR Thursday, October 19, 10:15 – 11:15 am
    Learn the basics of the Internet and e-mail.

    Computers for Beginners Part 3

    Tuesday, October 24, 7:00 – 8:00 pm OR Thursday, October 26, 10:15 – 11:15 am
    Learn now to create a document, copy, paste and save your work.

    $Senior Fitness

    Wednesdays, October 18, 25, November 8, 15, 29, December 6, 13, 20, 1:00 – 2:00 PM
    AND Thursdays, October 19, 26, November 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14, 21, 1:00 – 2:00 PM

    Please consult with a physician before beginning any new exercise program.
    Register for 1 session, or both sessions together.
    Nonrefundable Fee: $20 per session, check or money order only, payable to Sayville Library

    $Chair Yoga
    Tuesdays, October 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28, December 12, 19, 1:00 – 2:00 PM
    This class is for anyone who wants to do yoga but can’t go down on the floor. We use the chairs for balance and stability.
    Nonrefundable Fee: $20 per session, check or money order only, payable to Sayville Library


    Classic Movie Monday

    Monday, September 25, 1:00 PM
    The Killing Not Rated, 84 min
    Starring: Coleen Gray & Timothy Carey

    Monday, October 30, 1:00 PM
    The Lavender Hill Mob Not Rated, 81 min
    Starring: Alec Guinness & Stanley Holloway

    Film & Dessert

    Friday, September 8, 1:00 PM
    The Zookeeper’s Wife Rated PG-13, 126 min
    Starring Jessica Chastain & Johan Heldenbergh

    Friday, October 6, 1:00 PM
    Going In Style Rated PG-13,  96 min
    Starring: Morgan Freeman & Michael Caine

    Health Insurance Information, Counseling & Assistance Program: Medicare

    Wednesdays, September 13 & October 11, 10:15 AM – 1:15 PM

    Meet individually with an RSVP Suffolk volunteer from the Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance Program to get information about Medicare health insurance and benefits. By appointment only; call the reference desk for a half-hour appointment.

    Defensive Driving

    $Senior Defensive Driving
    Saturday, September 30, 10:00am – 4:00 PM
    You must be fifty years of age or older.
    Fee: $20 is due on the day of class, a check or money order only, payable to Sayville Library.

     Suffolk Safety Defensive Driving

    Saturday, October 28, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Fee: $28 is due on the day of class,  a check or money order only, payable to Sayville Library.


    Book Discussions

    Afternoon Discussions

    Tuesday, September 26, 3:00 PM
    Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

    Tuesday, October 31, 3:00 PM
    Norah Webster by Colm Toibin

    Evening Discussions

    Monday, September 18, 7:00 PM
    The Whistler by John Grisham

    Monday, October 16, 7:00 PM
    Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly


    Long Island Railroad Trip to New York City

    Saturday, October 21

    *Sayville Train Station* Enjoy discounted train tickets through the library! On the day of the train trip, all patrons must leave from the Sayville Station on the 8:50AM train and be in the first car (transfer at Jamaica). You will arrive at Penn Station at 10:21AM and you can return home on any train prior to midnight. Roundtrip fare is $9.75 per person payable by check or money order only; fees are due at the time of registration and you must register in person at the Library. Fees are non-refundable. Limit six (6) tickets per patron. Registration for tickets ends on Friday, October 13– or whenever tickets run out, whichever comes first.

    Non-refundable Fee: $9.75, check or money order only, payable to Sayville Library

     Bus Trip

    Lincoln Center Historic Art & Architecture Tour

    Tuesday, December 5
    Our trip begins at Lincoln Center for a tour where we’ll learn about the history, art and architecture of the historic center which is home to the New York Philharmonic, New York Ballet as well the Metropolitan Opera. Lunch will be at the world-famous Patsy’s Italian Restaurant (a favorite of Frank Sinatra) after which we’ll stop at the Columbus Circle Mall where you can shop or check out an art gallery or two on 57th street. No bags larger than 12″ x 12″ x 12″ are allowed in Lincoln Center, but they can be left on the bus.

    Nonrefundable Fee$98 check or money order only, payable to Sayville Library

    Depart: 8:30 AM         Approximate Return Time: 6:30 PM

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