The library will be closed Sat., Aug. 30 through Mon., Sept. 1 for the Labor Day Weekend.

Upcoming Adult Programs

Changes in Our Lifetime
Thursday, Aug 28, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Howard Shurdut leads a presentation about changes that have put their stamp on our lives in areas such as business, energy, public morality, privacy, women’s rights, security and ethics.

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Movie: Gravity
Friday, Aug 29, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after a catastrophe destroys their shuttle and leaves them adrift in orbit.


2013, Rated: PG-13, 91 min.

Title Swap with Librarians
Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

To celebrate the start of the Adult Summer Reading Club, the Readers' Services Department will hold a special Title Swap. Librarians and patrons will share favorite titles and you will leave with a great summer reading list! No registration required. Free.

Upcoming Kids' Programs

PlayHooray! Kids
Saturday, Sep 06, 2014
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Get ready to sing, dance and play!  No siblings, please.  6 months to 5 years with a caregiver.  Registration begins Monday, August 18.

Tot's Night Out
Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy an evening of crafts, movement activities and songs with your child. Ages 18 months to 5 years (not yet in Kindergarten) with a caregiver. Registration begins Wednesday, August 27. No siblings, please.

Pirate Craft
Friday, Sep 19, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages 3 and up with a caregiver. Drop in and make a fun pirate craft, while supplies last, to celebrate International Talk like a Pirate Day. Aargh!

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Upcoming Teen Programs

SAT vs. ACT: Insightful Strategies / Techniques
Monday, Sep 08, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Presented by Bob Axelrod of SCOREBUILDERS. Bob will review the content, skill sets and effective preparation required for each section of each test and share sample problems with successful approaches.  The proposed changes to the SAT format for 2016 will also be discussed.  Registration for SSD residents begins Monday, August 18.

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SAT/ACT Practice Exam
Saturday, Sep 13, 2014
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Presented by Chyten Test Prep. Exam on Saturday, September 13. Parents and students evaluate test results on Monday, September 22. Registration begins on Monday, August 18 for SSD residents.

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Common App Essay Writing
Monday, Sep 15, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

With Melissa Lamb Assael. This workshop will provide a systematic and analytical approach to tackling the common application essay/personal statement questions. Open to teens and parents. Registration begins on Monday, August 18 for SSD residents.

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Thursday, Aug 28, 2014
Today's Hours: 9 AM - 9 PM


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    Syosset, NY 11791

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      • Monday-Thursday: 9 AM to 9 PM
      • 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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