Adult and Young Adult Online Programs

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Adult Programs

March

ST PADDY’S DAY INSTAPOT WITH AIDAN (EIA701) R
Wednesday, March 3rd @ 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Join Chef Aidan as he teaches you a few recipes to enhance that traditional corned beef and cabbage meal.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102845~S20

VIRTUAL CHAIR YOGA (EIA674) R
Fridays @ 11a.m. starting March 5th. Followed by 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23 & 4/30 via ZOOM
Join Joy as she guides you towards gentle stretches and poses all from your chair. These classes will continue on ZOOM.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1101800~S85

Medicare Counselor Available for Phone Appointments (EIA156) R
Community members can schedule a phone consultation with the library’s local professional Medicare Assistance Counselor. Get help with any questions you may have with the Medicare process. To request an appointment, call the reference desk and schedule for any available 30-minute appointment.  631-581-9200 x 5
Monday, March 8th @ 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Monday, April 12th @ 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1072689~S85

VIRTUAL YOGA (EIA643) R
Tuesdays @ 6p.m. starting March 9th. Followed by 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, & 4/27 via ZOOM
Join Joy as we continue virtual classes; where you will experience the benefits of yoga – improvement in flexibility, strength, posture & more. https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1100345~S85

Virtual Guitar Lessons: 4 Week Series (eia690) R
Tuesdays, 6 p.m. March 9, 16, 23, 30 via ZOOM
Back by popular demand, join guitar educator, Joe Lustica for this unique, 4-week session. *Course modified to attendee’s skill 3/9 Week one: guitar basics and vocabulary 3/16 Week two: learning melodies and chords 3/23 Week three: additional chords to learn 3/30 Week four: putting everything learned from the previous 3 weeks together. Learning a full song with chords. Great for all ages and skill levels.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102811~S85

Art Talk: Michelangelo (eia606) R
Wednesday, March 10, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Explore the life and work of the leading sculptor of the Italian Renaissance, Michelangelo, with art historian Jay Schuck. Artwork to be examined include the Pieta, the David, the Sistine Chapel frescoes, and more.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103498~S85

Virtual Seminar: My Breasts, My Health (eia607) R
Thursday, March 11, 6 p.m. via ZOOM
Presented by Sisters United in Health, discover the myths and truths about breast cancer, how to reduce your risk, what you can do to detect it early, resources and more.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103501~S85

Learn to Make Traditional Irish Soda Bread Take And Make (eia635) R $
Friday, March 12, 2 p.m., via YouTube video
Join Chef Rob in making a delicious Irish Soda Bread. These pre-prepared kits will have all the non-perishable ingredients you need. Please note there is a fee for this kit. $2 can be paid at the circulation desk. One per household. The kits will be available for pickup starting March 8th. Kit registration is limited to the first 25 patrons, however the recipe and tutorial are available upon request.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102810~S85

Virtual St Paddy's Day Trivia (eia608) R
Saturday, March 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. via email
On Saturday, March 13, play a fun game of St. Patty’s themed Trivia +. Answer questions about the history of St. Patty’s Day, parades, Ireland + more! All questions will be emailed to you on Saturday, March 13 and you’ll have until 11:59 p.m. to play! Everyone who plays will be eligible to win a $25 Amazon gift card, regardless of your score.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103507~S85

Virtual Seminar: Decode The Nutrition Fact Labels (eia609) R
Monday, March 15, 6 p.m. via ZOOM
Join Registered Dietitian for ShopRite of Bay Shore, Jenna Brown as she helps you understand what is and what is not on those food labels.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103510~S85

Job Hunting in Today's World (eia610) R
Tuesday, March 16, 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. 
Discuss and receive instruction on the use of the free programs like Indeed Job Search and Mail.com and explore working with a Career Counselor from your home computer. Or schedule an appointment with us!
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103512~S85

Monthly Virtual Book Discussion (eia144) R
Thursday, March 18, 6:30 p.m. via ZOOM
The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis. The author Fiona Davis will be zooming in to discuss her inspiration and answer any questions!
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1004418~S85

Smart Home Series: Make Your Home A Smart Home With Google Home (eia620) R
Thursday, March 18, 7-8:30 p.m. via ZOOM
This program is an introduction to basic smart home technology- no prior knowledge is required to get started! At the end of this session, you should have your device working at home. Space is limited to the first 15 patrons.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103523~S85

Healthy Living For Your Brain and Body: Tips From The Latest Research (eia617) R
Monday, March 22, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Learn about the latest research providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103517~S85

String Art Take and Make (eia612) R $
Wednesday, March 24, 6 p.m. via ZOOM
Join Melissa from Paint Party LI on this guided string art that will brighten up a room. Kits will be available for pickup on Thursday, March 18. Fee is $7 and can be paid at the Circulation Desk. Kit includes seasonal flowers, necessary materials and battery lights! Space is limited to the first 35 patrons.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103518~S85

Wild Alaska: Diving Prince Edward Sound (eia611) R
Monday, March 29, 7 p.m.– 8:30 p.m. via ZOOM
Join Eco-Photo Explorers as they dive the cold waters of the Prince William Sound to uncover its secrets. Along the way, the viewer will join the search for Salmon Sharks, Giant Pacific Octopus, colorful marine invertebrates and schools of Salmon swimming in frigid rivers fed by melting glaciers.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103525~S85

EIPLUG Virtual Meetup (eia151) R
Tuesday, March 30, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. via ZOOM
Join computer expert John Catrona as he hosts an informal group to discuss new and interesting topics happening on today's internet.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1004449~S85

April

Adult Special Needs Take and Make: Bunny Sock Craft (eia257) R
Pick up a kit at the Reference Desk starting April 1st through the 30th. This craft can be done at any time and printed instructions are included. Caregivers can pick up the kits but each student must be registered as supplies are pre-prepared.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1066943~S85

Electric Vehicle 101 (eia613) R
Thursday, April 1, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Thinking of buying or leasing an electric vehicle? Join Drive Electric LI to learn the basics about electric vehicles, with the opportunity to ask current EV owners why they chose to go electric and what it is really like to drive electric.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103547~S85

Art Talk: Gian Lorenzo Bernini (EIA615) R
Monday, April 5, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Gian Lorenzo Bernini, a leading Italian sculptor of the Baroque period, pioneered a style that revolutionized 17th century Rome. Learn about his life and work in this engaging lecture presented by art historian Jay Schuck.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103540~S85

Virtual Seminar: An Introduction and Overview of Autism, ABA and Resources (eia645) R
Thursday, April 8, 1 p.m. via ZOOM
At NSSA we believe that each individual with autism, as well as their family members, deserves access to resources that will help them maximize their full potential. NSSA is dedicated to developing and providing those resources so that individuals with autism will be able to live lives filled with promise, dignity, and purpose and their families will have hope as well as peace of mind.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103548~S85

Chef Rob Spring Festival: The Tastiest Spring Ever (eia626) R
Saturday, April 10, 3 p.m. via Facebook Live!
Join Chef Rob as he teaches you to make this delicious three-course meal: Spring Fusilli with Asparagus and colored tomatoes, Asian orzo chicken salad with fresh vegetables and an Asian sauce, and Blueberry Cheesecake Galette.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103550~S85

Introduction To Microsoft Word (eia311) R
Tuesday, April 13, 8 p.m. via ZOOM
John Catrona will demonstrate the basics of Word and how it can be used in your everyday life.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103551~S85

Floral Heart Take and Make (eia601) R $
Wednesday, April 14, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Diana Conklin Farmer, Artist, Maker; Create a dried flower heart wreath using dried flowers grown on Diana's East End farm. Hand colored for brightness and longevity, this wreath's made on a vine heart base, using fragrant herbs and dried flowers. This indoor wreath measures approximately 12"- 14" wide. Kits will be available for pickup, Thursday, April 8th. The fee is $8 and can be paid at the Circulation Desk. Space is limited to the first 30 patrons.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103552~S85

 Smart Home Series: Make Your Home A Smart Home With Smart Lightbulbs (eia621) R $
Thursday, April 15, 7-8:30 p.m. via ZOOM
Patrons will learn to program a smart bulb to turn on and off and change colors. The first 15 patrons will be eligible to buy a smart bulb for only $5; to be paid at the Circulation Desk. Limit one per household. This is class two of the four in the Smart Home series. Bulbs available for pickup April 8th.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103554~S85

Monthly Virtual Book Discussion (eia144) R
Thursday, April 15, 6:30 pm via ZOOM
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1004418~S85

Native Plants (eia625) R
Wednesday, April 21, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Native plants are the best choices for Long Island gardeners. Not only are they vigorous and attractive; but native plants support our pollinators. Discover the increasing array of handsome native plants that can you can incorporate in your landscape.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103558~S85

Lava Bracelet Take and Make (eia616) R $
Saturday, April 24, 2 p.m. via link
Join us in making these fashionable lava stone bracelets. Did you know that lava stone symbolizes a rebirth? Add your favorite essential oil to the stone and enjoy its benefits. Each kit is $2 and can be paid at the Circulation Desk. Space is limited to the first 45 patrons. Kits available for pickup starting Monday, April 19th.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103563~S85

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's (eia618) R
Monday, April 26, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Recognize the common warning signs of Alzheimer's and learn what symptoms to look for in yourself and others. There will be a Q&A if time permits. This is the second class of the series brought to you by the Alzheimer’s Association.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103561~S85

Night Sky Tour Featuring the Full Moon (eia624) R
Tuesday, April 27, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Have you ever heard of the expression when the stars align? How about “must be a full moon out tonight”? Join an astronomy expert from the Vanderbilt Planetarium and take a journey into the night’s sky. Using online technology, you will soar into outer space. If weather permits, you can then go outside and stargaze yourself and take a look at the full moon!
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103564~S85

Chef Rob Spring Festival Series: Celebrate Cinco De Mayo (eia627) R
Monday, May 3, 7 p.m. via Facebook Live!
Join Chef Rob as he teaches you to make this delicious three-course meal: Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowl, Sheet Pan Fajitas with Lime and Holy Guacamole, and Strawberry Aqua Fresca with fresh Basil.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103565~S85

EV Transit Solutions Bingo (eia614) R
Thursday, May 6, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
This is the second session in the electric vehicle series. Join this educational BINGO session for your chance to win a $50 gift card to a restaurant in town. There will be two winners and no cost to play!
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103566~S85


Young Adult Programs

Take and Make: Colorful Cupcakes (EIY794)
Pick up begins Tuesday, March 16
Video sent via email on Friday, March 19 at 11:00 a.m.
Want to brighten up the gloomy days of March?  Learn how to color and swirl icing to create these vibrant cupcakes.  Register online or call the Reference Desk at (631) 581-9200 x 5.  If registering online, please remember to put your email in the “notes” field; you will be emailed the instructional video on Friday, March 19 to view at your convenience.  To register for this program, please click here.

Take and Make: DIY Erasable Calendar (EIY795)
Pick up begins on Monday, March 29
Video sent via email on Friday, April 2 at 11:00 a.m.
Create your own personal dry erase calendar to keep on top of all of your due dates and socially distant events!  Register online or call the Reference Desk at (631) 581-9200 x 5.  If registering online, please remember to put your email in the “notes” field; you will be emailed a step-by-step video tutorial on how to assemble your calendar.  To register for this program, please click here.

Take and Make: Flower Crowns (EIJ515)
Pick up begins on Monday, March 29 in the Children’s room
Video will be available on Thursday, April 1
Grades 5—12
Create a beautiful flower crown to wear yourself or give as a gift!  Each kit includes floral tape, wire, fake flowers and greenery, twine, and ribbon.  Register to pick up a craft kit and then follow along with the program’s instructional video, available on our website, Facebook or YouTube account. You will be able to pick up materials from the Children’s Department starting Monday, March 29.  To register for this program, please click here.

College Planning for 9th and 10th Graders (EIY796)
Link sent via email on Friday, April 2 at 11:00 a.m.
Grades 9 and 10 (parents welcome!)
Gone are the days of taking the SAT once as a junior and applying to a handful of colleges as a senior. Despite the apparent “arms race” of the college admission process, 9th and 10th graders can take concrete, common sense actions to maximize their chances of success when the college application process really begins. In this workshop, students will learn how to make the most of their freshmen and sophomore years, while staying sane and having fun.  Register online or call the Reference Desk at (631) 581-9200 x 5.  If registering online, please remember to put your email in the “notes” field; you will be emailed a link to view the prerecorded video at your convenience.  This video will be available until Friday, April 16.  To register for this program, please click here.

Building Food Webs at the Pond (EIY797)
Thursday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Grades 6-12
In addition to a mix of live animal ambassadors, video clips, and photos, Ranger Eric Powers from the Center of Environmental Education and Discovery will bring in a bucket of actual pond water to see what critters we can catch, live on camera!  Teens will receive one (1) hour of community service for attending this program.  Register online or call the Reference Desk at (631) 581-9200 x 5.  If registering online, please remember to put your email in the “notes” field; you will be emailed instructions on how to access the program on Zoom.  To register for this program, please click here.

Learn About the Guide Dog Foundation (EIY798)
Wednesday, April 28 at 6:30 p.m.
Grades 6-12
The Guide Dog Foundation will be live on Zoom with us! Learn about the Foundation and the numerous ways in which you can help. Teens will receive one (1) hour of community service for attending this program.  Register online or call the Reference Desk at (631) 581-9200 x 5.  If registering online, please remember to put your email in the “notes” field; you will be emailed instructions on how to access the program on Zoom.  To register for this program, please click here.

Past Programs:

With simple supplies at home, follow along with Doris as she teaches you how to draw Pikachu in the style of Mexican artist Jorge Guiterrez.

Virtual Apple Brownies,on 9/25 find the video here & the recipe here.
Make your very own pan of apple brownies.

Click here for Video, Materials and Bird Seed Glue
Please note, you will need paint, flour and corn syrup, all other materials will be provided. Material pick-up starts Tuesday August 18 @ 9a.m. Please make sure to wear a mask!
Instructional video will air on eipl.org @ 9a.m. on Wednesday, August 19.
Please call the Reference Desk at (631)581-9200 ext.5 to register for this program.

Create a Soothing Body Scrub click here for video
Please note, you will need oil, food coloring, and your favorite scent.
Material pick up: Monday August 10, between 9:30a.m. and 9:00p.m.
Instructional video will air on eipl.org at 9:30a.m.
Please call the Reference Desk to register for this program. (631) 581-9200 ext.5

Virutal Easy Cartooning, click here for video


Virtual Splatter Art - Tuesday, July 28 at 9:00 a.m. Click Here
You will choose from an image to trace, paint and then add a splatter effect; perfect for your bedroom! This program is a Take & Make, for which registration was required to receive materials for the craft. If you don't register for a kit of materials you can still view the program and follow along with materials you have at home!



Virtual Edible Cookie Dough - Click here for video.

Mix and measure ingredients to create your own unique flavor of cookie dough. This program is a Take & Make, for which registration was required to receive materials for the craft. If you don't register for a kit of materials you can still view the program and follow along with materials you have at home!


Virtual Beach Terrarium (EIA623)Tuesday, July 21 at 9a.m.
Using pebbles, soil and succulents create a beautiful beachy terrarium sure to brighten up any room in your house. This program is a Take & Make, for which registration was required to receive materials for the craft. If you don't register for a kit of materials you can still view the program and follow along with materials you have at home!


Lizards and toads and rabbits, oh my! Click here for video.

Learn about common and not so common pets.


Virtual Dot Art : Click here for the video.
In this instructional video, Melissa Digiose teaches you how to create a beach scene using a special dot technique with whatever supplies you have on hand.


Introduction to Child Care Click here for video
Learn the responsibilities and skills needed for child care. Topics include: safety/first aid, feeding, diaper changing, dealing with behavior issues, do's and don'ts as well as interviewing and communication basics.



Creatures of the Night-The link is available here
Creatures of the Night Wednesday, June 10 at 9am

Gather the whole family to watch as Quogue Wildlife Refuge shows and teaches you aboutcreatures that come out in the night!


One Bowl Pizza: The link is available here
Gather the Family to create delicious pizza using ingredients you may have on hand
with only one bowl. Here are the ingredients needed before the program.


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The Gift of Time & Kindness Exchange Jars:-Video available here.
Decorate a jar and fill it with tons of ideas of activities that can be done with the whole family. Supplies you will need for; The Memory Jar, The Acts of Kindness Jar, The Gift of Time Jar.

Wednesday April 29 -Video available here.
Simple & Natural Scrubs: Learn how to create your own natural scrubs using items that you might even have at home. A list of what you'll need here.

Wednesday April 15, 2020 - Click here for video!
Gather the whole family to create this adorable bird feeder that even uses edible glue for the roof! *To Prepare ahead of time open Bird Feeder Supplies and Bird Feeder Edible Glue


I Love My Pet Collage - *List of supplies - *Click here for the video!


Wednesday, April 22 at 9 a.m. -*Click here for video!
DIY Terrarium Gardens- *instructions for plant care and supplies.

 

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