Year Round Programming for Adults ages 18 and up:
Lectures, arts & crafts workshops, cooking classes, trips, computer classes, book discussions, health and wellness programs, defensive driving, author visits, live entertainments, reading programs and so much more!
View our newsletter, The Yeoman, and view our Events Calendar to register for programs.
March & April Newsletter
Intro to Acting
Tuesday, May 2, 7 - 8:30 PM
Registration is underway! Join writer, director and owner of Echo Light Productions, Patrick Sherrard, for this interactive experience that introduces the fundamentals of acting. Whether performing is your profession, passion or something you appreciate, the skills taught will not only benefit you while on a stage, but in the business world, in relationships and in life.
Drop-in Device Advice Fridays!
Stop by anytime on a Friday for help with your device. Staff will be available to show you how to download eBooks, eMagazines, movies, eAudio and more! Just give us a call before you come by for a staff member to be available when you arrive!
Click to access our Device Advice page.
Caring for the Caregiver Support Group
Wednesdays, May 3 & June 7, 10:30-11:30 AM
This caregiver support group meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at the library. The meeting is free, non-denominational, non-sectarian and non-disease specific; it is open to all caregivers. Come once, occasionally or regularly – whatever works for you. The workshop will be facilitated by a licensed NYS Geriatric Social Worker Virginia Cash. Light refreshments will be served.
Registration begins April 24 for PJFL cardholders and May 1 for cardholders of other libraries.
Annual Job Fair
Tuesday, June 6, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Looking for work? Get your resume ready for the Port Jefferson Free Library’s 4th Annual Job Fair. Presented by the Suffolk County Department of Labor’s One-Stop Employment Center over 35 Long Island companies will be here. REGISTRATION IS NOT NECESSARY for this free event which is OPEN TO EVERYONE. Attendees are encouraged to bring copies of their resume and to dress to impress.
Need proper job interviewing attire? Contact Career Couture at 631-853-6769.
Silver Screen: Singin’ in the Rain
Special screenings of classic films
Friday, May 5, 2 PM
Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as well as his buddy, prospective ladylove and shrewish co-star. (103 mins)
No registration necessary!
Memories of World War II – Port Jefferson and Elsewhere
Whether you served in the armed forces or some other branch of government or if you spent those years in Port Jefferson, we would like to learn about your war-time experiences and memories. We have composed a questionnaire with the goal to gather memories of the critical and dramatic days (1941-45) during which the United States was engaged in a world war. We hope you will contribute your memories and observations via this paper form or by digital form on our website. It is our goal to share your experiences with the public, so please only tell us what you wish others to read.
Click to access the online form.
Italian for Travelers
Thursdays, April 27, May 4, 11, 19, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Join native Italian speaker Elena Florenzano for this four-week workshop that will teach you everything you need to know to have a wonderful trip to beautiful Italy! Beginners welcome!
Registration is underway for all.
Click to see our upcoming trips!
Sonic Super Ear
Having difficulty hearing at our programs? Ask a Reference Librarian for a
Sonic Super Ear.
Click to see how it works!
3rd Annual Local Author Fair
Meet local authors and illustrators! Readers of all ages can meet the authors of thrillers, short stories, poetry, non-fiction, children’s books and more! Keynote speaker Isabel Vincent, author of Dinner with Edward, will be here at 2:30 PM for a lecture on her work. Local authors, click to see our online application and for more information.
Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Workshop for Family Caregivers
Saturdays, July 8, 15, 22 & 29, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This FREE four-session workshop is designed to improve the quality of life of family/friends caring for people with dementia by providing them with the education, practical skills and strategies needed to successfully engage with the person with dementia. Topics include communication techniques, strategies for managing difficult behaviors. Facilitated by Dementia Care Specialist, Barbara R. Chandler, Ph.D.
Click to register beginning 4/26 for PJFL cardholers and on 5/1 for everyone.