Programs for Adults (ages 18+)
Registration Information: In an effort to streamline the registration process and ensure attendance at programs, all fees for Adult Programs will be required at the time of registration. All program payments are non-refundable. If paying by cash, exact change is appreciated. We cannot accept large bills. You must have a valid Suffolk County library card to register for programs. Please help us with our planning by registering for events! If your plans change and you are unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible.
View our newsletter, The Yeoman, for special registration dates. PJFL cardholders may register for programs without fees online through our Events Calendar. All Suffolk County library cardholders may register in person or over the phone (ask for Reference).
- Arts & Crafts Workshops
- Cooking Classes
- Reading Programs
- Health & Wellness
- Defensive Driving
- Author Visits
- …and so much more!
May & June 2019
Blood Pressure Screening
Every last Friday of the month (usually) from 3:30 - 4:30 PM on a walk- in basis, a clinician from St. Charles Hospital will be here to check your blood pressure, free of charge.
No registration is necessary.
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Sonic Super Ear
Having difficulty hearing at our programs? Ask a Reference Librarian for a
Sonic Super Ear.
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From Wireless to War
Monday, May 20 at 7:00pm
On the eve of WWI, spies, sabotage, and the birth of a new technology arise. Tesla, Marconi, and a German-owned station in Sayville called Telefunken compete for radio supremacy. Secrets, sabotage and a ship sinking. Parts of a story that are linked in history by invisible threads. Filmmaker Joseph Sikorski will speak on the documentary film he is making, discuss the history, and show a clip.
Buzz of the Beekeeper
Wednesday, May 15 at 7:00pm
Learn about the importance of bees for pollination, food and flowers. Topics covered will include the life and role of a bee in the hive, the loss of bees due to pesticides and the ramifications to the world’s economy and to mankind in general. Presented by Gerald Raffa.
Mondays, July 1-29
7:00 - 8:30 PM
This interactive, 5 session experience introduces participants to the fundamentals of acting including defining the role of the actor, perfecting performance, finding your character, and building confidence. Join instructor Patrick Sherrard, writer, director and owner of Echo Light Productions. Performance: Monday, August 5, 7:00 PM
All About Hoopla & Kanopy
Thursday, June 20 at 11:00am
Learn all about using Hoopla and Kanopy, available 24/7 for you to stream movies, music and more!
Thursday, May 16 at 6:30pm
Local artist Jessica Terry will demonstrate sketching & watercolor techniques to create a beautiful succulent watercolor painting. Each participant will bring home their own mini succulent. Non-refundable material fee is $5 in cash or check payable to the Jessica Terry, is due upon registration IN PERSON.
Finding Lost Family… A Genealogy and DNA Journal
Tuesday, May 21 at 6:30PM
Genealogist Patricia Ann Kellner (recently featured in Newsday) will show you how lost family members have been found using Genetic Genealogy strategies.