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Upcoming Adult Programs

Camille Pissarro: Humble and Colossal
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Art Historian Ines Powell presents this lecture on Pissarro, one of the most important members of the Impressionist group, yet one of the least known.

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Taproot Writing Workshop
Friday, Oct 31, 2014
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

10 sessions. For adult writers, 50 years and over, this workshop will help hone your writing skills. Whether you are currently writing or would like to start now, this workshop offers a congenial, supportive environment to make your prose, poetry or life story the best it can be. Registration begins Friday, August 15 for all. Fee: $70.

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Book to Film: The Turn of the Screw / The Others
Friday, Oct 31, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Did you know the movie The Others (2001) starring Nicole Kidman is loosely based on the famous novella The Turn of the Screw by Henry James? Join us for a viewing of the film and a short discussion of the similarities and differences between the two.

104 min., Rated: PG-13

With Sonia Grgas, Reference Librarian.


Upcoming Kids' Programs

Toddler Playtime
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Play with your toddler and meet other families with young children. The program ends with a short circle time with stories and fingerplays. No siblings, please. Ages 18-30 months with a caregiver (born between April 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013).  Registration begins Thursday, September 18.

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Chess Workshop (Series 1)
Saturday, Nov 01, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join a Long Island Chess Nuts instructor for five weeks of chess instruction and games!  Grades 2-5. Registration begins Tuesday, October 7.

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Chess Workshop (Series 2)
Saturday, Nov 01, 2014
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Join a Long Island Chess Nuts instructor for five weeks of chess instruction and games!  Grades 2-5. Registration begins Tuesday, October 7.

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Upcoming Teen Programs

Getting Into Your Best Colleges
Monday, Nov 03, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

With Michael Binder. Step inside the admissions office. Timely information about choosing the best college for you. For parents and all teens. Registration begins on Monday, August 18 for SSD residents.

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Creative Writing Workshops
Monday, Nov 10, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

With YA author Matt Blackstone. Come hear the secrets of book writing from Matt Blackstone, local teacher and author of Sorry You're Lost, and learn the strategies to try in YOUR creative work.  Registration for SSD residents begins Monday, October 13. Free. Refreshments.

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Creative Writing Workshops
Monday, Nov 17, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

With YA author Matt Blackstone. Come hear the secrets of book writing from Matt Blackstone, local teacher and author of Sorry You're Lost, and learn the strategies to try in YOUR creative work.  Registration for SSD residents begins Monday, October 13. Free. Refreshments.

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Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
Today's Hours: 9 AM - 9 PM

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    225 South Oyster Bay Road
    Syosset, NY 11791
    516-921-7161

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      • Friday: 10 AM to 6 PM
      • Saturday: 9 AM to 5 PM
      • Sunday: 12 PM to 5 PM (Closed Sundays July 4 through Labor Day) 

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        Syosset, NY 11791-5897

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        Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library.

         

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