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!
November & December 2019
Thursday, December 5
7:00 - 8:00 PM
November marked the 65th anniversary of the closing of Ellis Island. Join Wilbur R. Miller, Professor Emeritus of History, Stony Brook University as he discusses this former immigration inspection station.
Do you have a story to share about Ellis Island? There will be time to share personal stories of your travels to come to America.
Wednesday, December 11
7:00 - 8:15 PM
Crystals, which were once not as mainstream as they are today, have grown in popularity greatly, but once purchased many people wonder, "How do I use them?" or "Which ones can I use or should I use?" Join Theresa Connolly as she explores these and many other questions surrounding crystals, the record keepers of earth.
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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Recording Broadway: An Evening with Thomas Z. Shephard
Sunday, December 1
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Winner of 12 Grammy Awards, Shepard is the nation’s preeminent producer of Broadway cast albums. This event offers audiences a behind-the-scenes look at Broadway and the men and women who have made it an American institution. Mr. Shephard has worked with everyone from Leonard Bernstein, Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim to Julie Andrews, Yul Brynner, Placido Domingo, Bernadette Peters, and Barbra Streisand, to name a few. Shepard opens a window onto the shows that made Broadway.
Sonic Super Ear
Having difficulty hearing at our programs? Ask a Reference Librarian for a
Sonic Super Ear.
Click to see how it works!
3 Secrets to a Healthy Life
Wednesday, January 8
7 - 8:30 PM
If your car was malfunctioning, you would get a mechanic to examine it, fix it and teach you how to prevent car trouble in the future. If your body begins to malfunction, you would get a health professional to do the same! This topic covers the three basic factors to a healthy life! Presented by Dr. Brian Yonks.
Registration will begin in mid December.