Tuesdays, October 24; November 14; Wednesday, December 13 • 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Register using code HMA808
Come write in! Join us for NAtional NOvel WRIting MOnth on October 24 to find out what NANOWRIMO is about and meet other participants in this nonprofit event, which encourages aspiring writers to tackle the challenge of writing a 50,000 word novel (or first draft of one) during the month of November. Return on November 14 for encouragement or commiseration. Check in with us again on December 13 to let us know whether you met your deadline. Sharing work is encouraged, but not required. Adult fiction writers of all skill levels are welcome. Registration required. Open to all. You need not attend all three sessions. For more information, contact librarian Therese Purcell Nielsen at 631-427-5165, x 250 or by e-mail: .
Geeks, Books & Coffee
Monday, August 28 • 6:00 pm • Station Community Room
Register using code HSA274
Join the library book club that is going to discuss all things geek culture. Books and comics are being turned into Movies & TV shows at a rapid pace, and we can’t get enough of them. Let’s binge together through the Nerdosphere! Every two months we will explore a particular theme that is of interest to the group. Starting off, the club will be discussing books that are headed to Film and TV screens near you! Come for an adventurous discussion of books, comics, TV and film and yes there will be coffee! Registration required. HPL cardholders only.
Viva La Vida! Art of Frida Kahlo with Imagine That! Art Education
Tuesday, September 26 • 7:00 pm •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA296
Discover how Frida Kahlo told the dramatic story of her life in amazing paintings, then create your own picture story that tells a memory in your life in an imaginative way. Supplies provided. Registration required. HPL cardholders only. Open to all on September 18.
Mah Jongg Party with Jacqui Palatnik!
Wednesday, September 27 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA024
Jacqui’s fun-filled game parties are open to all skill levels. Knowledge of the game is necessary. Bring friends or come alone and we’ll group you according to your ability. There will be contests in different categories with prizes for winners. Registration required. HPL cardholders only.
The Lost British Forts of Long Island: Lecture & Book Signing by David M. Griffin
Wednesday, September 27 • 7:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA967
When the Revolutionary War broke out in 1776 and New York City fell to the British, the forces of the king of Great Britain developed a network of forts along the length of Long Island, including several in Huntington, to defend the New York area and create a front to Patriot forces across the Sound in Connecticut. Author and architectural historian, David M. Griffin will discuss the history and research that went into his book with particular attention to Huntington forts. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing after the lecture. Registration required. Open to all.
Breast Cancer Awareness with Joyce Davis, RN
Wednesday, September 27 • 7:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA600
Doctors from Northwell Health provide information and Q&A. Registration required. Open to all.