Wednesdays, November 1, 8 & 15 • 6:0 0 pm · Station Community Room
Register using code HSA117
Planning on taking the Citizenship exam? Learn about the process of becoming a citizen, prepare for your citizenship interview and study United States history and government for the examination in these classes led by Laura McKinley. Registration required. Open to all.
Invisible People of Color: Whaling Captains, and Crew on All Sides of Long Island Sound
Sunday, November 5 • 2:00 pm •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA969
Sandi Brewster-Walker, independent historian, genealogist, and freelance writer, presents a history of 19th century whaling captains and their crew on Long Island, along with an exhibit of artifacts from her collection. She highlights the genealogies and experiences of local men of color who hunted the whale during the peak years of 1840-1860, and discusses whaling vessels, ship wrecks, desertions and more. Registration required. Open to all.
Historic Crimes of Long Island: Misdeeds from the 1600s to the 1950s: Lecture and Book Signing by Kerriann Flanagan Brosky
Tuesday, November 7 • 7:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA965
True Crimes and why people are led to commit them have fascinated people for centuries. In her most recent book, award-winning author and historian Kerriann Flanagan Brosky uncovers some of the most ghastly historical crimes committed on Long Island, including the feathering and murder of Huntington’s Charles Kelsey in 1872. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing after the lecture. Registration required. Open to all.
Paper Snowflakes Galore!
Wednesday, November 8 • 10:30 am •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA209
Remember the beautiful snowflakes displayed in the library last winter? Learn how to make them with librarian, and amazing decorator, Donna Mazovec! Registration required. Open to all.
Portraits in Watercolor with Anne Gunthner
Thursdays, November 9, 16, 30; December 7, 14 & 21 • 1:00 - 3:00 pm · Station Community Room
Register using code HSA291
In this course, we will cover drawing the basic head (proportions), creating the illusion of solid form with value (light and shadow), painting a portrait in a black and white value study and then converting it to a color value study. To facilitate a better understanding of simple steps to follow when creating a portrait, Anne will demonstrate each step of the portrait process before allowing students to work on their own. We will all be working on the same portrait which Anne will supply. This class requires prior watercolor and drawing experience. Materials needed: Good quality watercolor paper, professional grade watercolors, a variety of *watercolor brushes (various rounds from size 2 to 12), pencil, eraser and a tracing paper pad. Also needed is a water container and paper towels. (*No Artist Loft, please) Registration required. HPL cardholders only.