January 2014 Newsletter Channels Long Beach Public Library 111 West Park Ave., Long Beach, NY 11561 e-mail: [email protected] www.longbeachlibrary.org Curtis Haywood in Concert Sunday, January 19 at 1:30 p.m. An Intimate Hour of Haitian Jazz Sunday, January 5 at 2:00 p.m. Buyu Ambroise, (tenor and soprano saxophones) will perform many original compositions. This music reveals a natural relationship between the complex poly-rhythmic structures in both the North American form and the Afro-Caribbean sound of traditional Haitian music. This fusion is the birth of a new musical style that encompasses the two and sustains the mix effortlessly. Although this subgenre of World Jazz is considered cutting edge, Buyu’s recordings and live performances are executed with a spirit and level of mastery that invoke a gentle blend of harmonies that have matured on Haitian and American stages for generations. Buyu will be accompanied by Allan Mednard (drums), Frederic LasFargeas (piano) and Bobby Raymond (bass). Lisa Itts: Singer/Songwriter Saturday, January 11 at 2:00 p.m. Curtis Haywood is a contemporary jazz saxophonist from Brooklyn NY. In 2012 he was voted “Long Islands Best” by the Huntington Arts Council, affording him a performance with smooth jazz great Chieli Minucci. Curtis has shared the stage with legendary names like the Temptations, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes, Ray Goodman and Brown, Stylistics and Melissa Morgan, to name a few. Curtis attended the H.S. of Performing Arts and Berklee College of Music. Curtis’ influences range from his namesake “King Curtis”, Grover Washington Jr., David Sanborn, and Kirk Whalum. Hotter than a Pepper Sprout: America’s Music with Nina Et cetera Sunday, January 26 at 2:00 p.m. Join Nina Et cetera for their unique and upbeat take on traditional American music by Johnny Cash, Elvis, The Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, Woody Guthrie, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Peggy Lee, Gershwin and many others. The instrumentation includes vocals, guitar, bass, harmonica, auto harp and drums. This is a show the whole family will enjoy! February is Black History Month From Ella to Aretha with Rhonda Denét Saturday, February 1 at 2:00 p.m. Join Lisa Itts for a performance of original This showcase features a collection of jazz and/or soul music and some eclectic versions of your standards from the 1930s through the 1960s, paying favorite standards. Lisa’s music offers tribute to song stylists from Ella Fitzgerald to Aretha memorable melodies and moving lyrics Franklin. Performer Rhonda Denét presents her unique vague enough to self-interpret, yet interpretations of these classic songs accompanied by empowering enough to relate to and the Silver Fox Songs trio (which includes guitar, sax/ inspire. She has worked with top producers and musicians on flute and percussion). From start to finish, every performance is several projects and has toured the tri-state area extensively. sure to have audiences swaying to the music. PARIS! A Movable Musical Feast Sunday, January 12 at 2:00 p.m. Is there any city with more charm than the beguiling city of Paris? If you think “no”, you will find yourself in agreement with the likes of Debussy and Liszt! Painters, poets and cultural prophets have always come together in this fabled city, and the rest of the world has followed suit. Chopin could not live without the elegant Parisian life, and when Debussy left to visit Rome he was in torment. If you are ready to voyage à Paris, let Masterwork Conversations be your tour guide through this musical feast! Pianists Matthew Harrison and Vlada Yaneva began their unique Masterwork Conversations series in 2010. In Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. * The Freddie Harris Memorial Gospel Concert featuring: The Gospel Sons Sunday, February 2 at 3:00 p.m. Hear your favorite Gospel music when The Gospel Sons, under the direction of Minister of Music Sam Simpson, perform in concert. The Gospel Sons consist of Deacon Wayne Van Sr. - lead and background vocalist; Brother Willie Macmiller - keyboard player; Elder Cornell Martin - drummer; Deacon Rufus Parker, Brother Walter Searcy, Brother Sam Simpson - musical director; Brother Johnnie Eagle - bass; Brother Mark Narcisse - saxophone; Brother Peter Brown - lead and background vocalist. * This concert is lovingly dedicated to Deacon Freddie Harris, who passed away in March, 2012. He is missed by all who knew him. 2 Programs & Events LONG BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING Wednesday, January 15 at 8:00 p.m. All are welcome. Look for the agenda online the Monday before the Board meeting at www.longbeachlibrary.org Circulating Computer Tablets Ask us about The Library has begun circulating Nexus 7 tablet computers to library patrons. Patrons must be at least 18 years of age and have a Long Beach Public Library card with no fines or overdue items. The tablet will circulate for 28 days. They may not be reserved or renewed. They will be preloaded with some NY Times bestsellers. For details, check at the Reference Desk. Since 1928 January 2014 Speaking of Books The January display topic will be Interior Decorating Extreme Design Make-Over Tuesday, February 4 at 2:00 p.m. Interior Designer Jacqui Palatnik invites you to an exciting program focusing on re-doing and sprucing-up what you already have. Her extensive design experience enables her to teach the tricks of the trade. Come prepared with questions on color, space planning, fabrics, window treatments, flooring, lighting, and accessories. There will be a discussion and hand-outs summarizing the program. Long Beach Library Book Group The Book Group will resume in March 2014 For more information, please call Faye Heft or Michael Simon at the Reference Desk - 432-7201. Intergeneration Discussion Group The Intergeneration Discussion Group will resume in April 2014 Hurricane Sandy Posters with Words Writers’ Circle of Encouragement from Halfway Mondays, January 6, 13, 20, 27 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Across the Globe Great Books Discussion Group Exhibit - 2nd floor Side Wall (Courtesy of Tom Nofi) Mondays at 2:00 p.m. Starting January 13, 2014 January 6, Major Barbara by G.B. Shaw A local resident who lost his home and belongings in Hurricane Sandy received a heartwarming package from Japan a few weeks after. Tom Nofi’s childhood friend, Ayumi Nagano, has been teaching English in different cities around Japan. Ayumi felt the devastation that all locals went through, and she spoke to her 300+ middle school students about the disaster. Her students, many of whom have experienced hardships following earthquakes and tsunamis in their homeland, decided to send some love and hopeful messages to Sandy’s victims. On display will be the beautiful, thoughtful, and creative words and drawings of the students from Fukuoka, Japan. How to Pay Less Income Tax Wednesday, January 15 at 2:00 p.m. Barry Lisak, an IRS enrolled agent, will present a seminar: “How to pay less income tax”, to help reduce one’s Federal and NYS taxes. All new 2013 tax laws will be highlighted. Topics will include education, retirement, home ownership, charitable, medical, investment, employee, and miscellaneous deductions. Free booklet, “21 IRS Audit Red Flags”, will be distributed to all attendees. Meditation with Lisa: Introspection Wednesday, January 15 at 2:15 p.m. Lisa Wisel, MS, ADTR-LCAT, will teach techniques that facilitate renewed energy by focusing on breath and body sensation, along with easy stretches. (Also Feb. 19) Current Events Discussion Group Thursday, February 20 at 2:00 p.m. You’ve heard the news. Now let’s talk about it. Join moderator Fred Chernow for a lively discussion of the issues. January 20, A People’s History of the U.S. by Howard Zinn Long Beach Art League January Gallery Exhibit Juried Members Challenge Show. Theme: Colorful Characters Meeting: Wednesday, January 8 at 7:30 p.m. Awards and critique by a judge. February Gallery Exhibit Theme: In the Matter of Georgia O’Keefe Meeting: Wednesday, February 5 at 7:30 p.m. Georgia O’Keefe: A lecture and presentation by Professor Thomas Germano, artist and teacher. The InSight Campaign to End Gun Violence presents: OVER THE RAINBOW - FOLLOW THE CHILDREN TO PEACE Exhibition of Art by Students Gallery Exhibit on the Side Wall through January 7 The artwork and poetry was done by young people in response to the violence done at Sandy Hook Elementary School. AARP Free Tax Aide AARP E-Filing Tuesdays, Starting Feb. 4 - April 15 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. For those 60 or over, volunteers from AARP’s Tax Aide program will assist you in completing your 2013 tax returns. Please bring a copy of last year’s federal and state returns, all 1099’s, W-2 and tax dividend statements. Also bring photo ID and a social security card if you are not yet collecting social security. If you are already collecting social security please bring a 1099 SSA form. This program serves low and moderate income patrons with priority given to the elderly. First come, first served. Solutions to Climate Change: A Town Meeting Saturday, February 8 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Host/producer Ken Gale of WBAI-FM has invited JK Canepa (NY Climate Action Group) to speak, among others. Several folksingers will be on hand to provide entertainment. Sponsors: Long Beach Library; NY Climate Action Group; Eco-Logic, WBAI-FM; OWS Environmental Solidarity; NYC Friends of Clearwater; Clean Ocean Action. January 2014 Since 1928 Programs & Events 3 Reverse Procrastination with EFT Restore Your Damaged Photos Tuesday, January 14 at 2:00 p.m. Did your photos get damaged by Hurricane Sandy? Have old photos of loved ones faded away? Learn how to preserve your photos after a disaster or if you are just putting them away. Jean’ette Carrigo of RecaptureU will help everyone who lost their precious memories during Hurricane Sandy. She will restore your water logged or damaged photos during this class. Bring 10 photos or more with you. 5 will be chosen to be scanned and restored. Also, bring a flash drive or disk for your restored photos. Otherwise, pics will be emailed. To register call 432-7201. (Emotional Freedom Techniques) Emotional Freedom Technique also known as EFT/ tapping is the talk of the day. This amazing modality has a proven track record and is based on the body’s energies and a simple statement that the cause of all negative emotions is a disruption in the energy system. As you may know and most of the medical industry is now discovering, when we have physical problems they are almost always connected with our emotions. Emotional Freedom Technique comes to the rescue and is showing astounding positive results. Join Eileen Lichtenstein, MS. Ed. with your procrastination “challenge” and be prepared to take action very soon! Healthy Nutrition with Pnina Mohr, MEd, RD, CDN Saturday, January 25 at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 16 at 2:00 p.m. Why The “War on Terror” is Not Working A NEW YOU FOR THE NEW YEAR: The so-called “War on Terror” seems not to be working. Despite the staggering financial and human costs, terrorism continues to thrive. Thomas DiCarlo witnessed the 9/11 Twin Tower attacks, surviving only due to a twist of fate that kept him from a meeting inside one of the towers. The trauma changed him forever and caused him to consider the motivations of terrorism and ineffective ways in which the Western world has tried to combat it. He along with his sister, Connie D. Atkinson were inspired to write a new thriller, The Brotherhood of Purity, that explores these themes. If your resolutions for 2014 include a better diet and optimal weight, join this lecture for pragmatic tips Registered dietitian Pnina Mohr will highlight current diet recommendations from leading health organizations with easy modifications for your meals as well as supermarket navigation, cooking, and dining out. Pnina has taught undergraduate health and nutrition classes, developed plant based recipes consumer food demonstrations, worked as dietitian in employee health fairs, and has been a contributing interventionist on general health and wellness for couples in a prostate cancer study. She continues to work with clients’ nutrition concerns for various health and weight issues. How to Change Unhealthy Behaviors to Healthy Behaviors Saturday, January 18 at 2:00 p.m. Dr. Valerie Conlan will help you understand how common, self-defeating behaviors can hold you back from the person you want to, and can be. She will discuss a model which will help you increase your motivation to improve your health behaviors (e.g weight loss, stop smoking, start an exercise program). This workshop is interactive, please bring pen and notebook. Dr. Valerie Conlan, R. N., Ph.D., C.A.S.A.C. is a community health educator, Registered Nurse, and a Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor. She holds a doctorate in community health education from New York University. Topics covered: 1) How to get motivated; “No one has to do anything; the choice is always yours”. 2) Self Assessment: What are my priorities to change? 3) What makes people want to change? 4) The 6 steps to instant influence to change 5) How to influence yourself to change. 6) Making an action plan. Please bring your questions. Hollywood Dances: Music of Irving Berlin Tuesday, January 21 at 2:00 p.m. From the 30’s - 70’s the Hollywood musical was among the most popular forms of entertainment. At the heart of many of the most successful movies were the great dance numbers. Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Ann Miller, Gene Nelson and others created dances that still lift our spirits. In a multi-part series, you will see many of the most famous numbers as well as some outstanding ones you may have missed. Our facilitator is Phil Malamud. Tuesday, January 28 at 2:00 p.m. Changes In Our Lifetime with Howard Shurdut Thursday, January 30 at 2:00 p.m. Many could argue that advances made in women’s rights are the crowning achievement during their lifetime. However, the changes go far beyond one such momentous area of human development. Business, technology, demographics, energy alternatives, public morality, privacy, security, and ethics are all significant matters we MUST discuss to understand if we are to function in this new world in which we find ourselves. It’s All About LOVE with Diane Hoffman Sunday, February 9 at 2:00 p.m. Almost every entry in the American Song Book deals with, what else? LOVE! The shades of love are limitless and so there is a bottomless well of inspiration for the songwriter’s pen: love dreamt of; love longed for; love found; love afire, love grown cold; love lost; love mourned. This show presents a sampling of the most successfully expressive love songs. Many are from the golden period of songwriting which stretches from the nineteen thirties into the nineteen sixties, but more recent works are represented as well. Tunes include: “What Is This Thing Called Love”, “So In Love”, “The Man That Got Away”, “At Long Last Love”, “When Your Lover is Gone” and many more wonderful tunes! To help green the Library and to receive Channels please provide your e-mail address! 4 Calendar of Events Since 1928 January 2014 Programs at Long Beach Public Library & Long Beach Community (Events at the Library are held in the Auditorium or YS Program Room or site location noted.) Date Program 1 3 3 5 6 6 6 6, 20 7 8 8 9 10 11 12 13 13 14 15 15 15 16 16 16 17 18 JANUARY 2014 Library closed for New Year’s Day Chair Yoga with Magda - 9:05 a.m. (All Fridays) Film - Love is All You Need 2013 R 116 min * Danish* - 1:30 p.m. An Intimate Hour of Haitian Jazz with Buyu Ambroise - 2:00 p.m. Writers’ Circle - 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - (All Mondays 6, 13, 20, 27) Film - Parkland 2013 PG-13 87 min - 2:00 p.m. Project Hope - 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. (Monday 6, 13, 27) Great Books - 2:00 p.m. (Also Jan. 20) “They All Sang on the Corner,” The Roots of ‘Doo-Wop’ Rock ‘n Roll. Sponsored by the NY Council for the Humanities -10:30 - 12:00 p.m. JASA LB Seniors Center - 570 Walnut Street - Call 432-5555 - There is no fee Nassau County Services for the Aging presents: Caregivers Support Group - 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - 227-8909 LB Art League Meeting - 7:30 p.m. Nassau/Suffolk Hospital Council - Affordable Care Navigators - 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. Film - The Matchmaker 2012 NR 112 min *Hebrew* - 1:30 p.m. Lisa Itts: Singer/Songwriter - 2:00 p.m. PARIS! - A Movable Musical Feast - Pianists - 2:00 p.m. Film - Night Train to Lisbon 2013 R 110 min- 2:00 p.m. Kiwanis Meeting - 7:00 p.m. Reverse Procrastination with EFT - 2:00 p.m. Pay Less Income Tax - 2:00 p.m. Meditation with Lisa - 2:15 p.m. LB Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting - 8:00 p.m. Healthy Nutrition with Pnina Mohr, MEd, RD, CDN - 2:00 p.m. Relay for Life - 8:00 p.m. “After Holiday,” Holiday Party. Featuring Ricky Pen. $8 per person-advanced reservations only!! (By Jan. 10) Call for info - 516-432-5555. 10:30 - 1:30 p.m. JASA LB Seniors Center - 570 Walnut Street Film - Aliyah 2013 NR 88 min *French* - 1:30 p.m. A NEW YOU FOR THE NEW YEAR: How to Change Unhealthy Behaviors to Healthy Behaviors - 2:00 p.m. 19 Curtis Haywood in Concert - 1:30 p.m. 20 21 21, 28 23 23 24 25 Film - Man of Steel 2013 PG-13 143 min - 2:00 p.m. Hollywood Dances: Music of Irving Berlin - 2:00 p.m. AARP Driving Course - 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Call to register: 432-7201 Friends of the Library Meeting - 7:30 p.m. School Parent Workshop - 7:00 p.m. Film - Thanks for Sharing 2013 R 113 min - 1:30 p.m. Restore Your Damaged Photos - 2:00 p.m. Date Program 26 Hotter than a Pepper Sprout: America’s Music with Nina Et cetera - 2:00 p.m. 27 27 28 28 30 31 Film - Closed Circuit 2014 R 96 min - 2:00 p.m. LB League of Women Voters - Meeting - 7:30 p.m. Why The “War on Terror” is Not Working - 2:00 p.m. Peace in Jerusalem and The Holy Land Study Group - 7:00 p.m. Changes In Our Lifetime with Howard Shurdut - 2:00 p.m. Film - The Spectacular Now 2014 R 100 min - 1:30 p.m. 1 2 3 3 4 FEBRUARY 2014 From Ella to Aretha with Rhonda Denét - 2:00 p.m. The Gospel Sons in Concert - 3:00 p.m. Writers’ Circle - 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - (All Mondays 3, 10, 17, 24) Film - The Place Beyond the Pines 2013 R 141 min - 2:00 p.m. AARP Free Tax Aide - Tuesdays through April 15 - 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 4 Extreme Design Make-Over with Jacqui Palatnik - 2:00 p.m. 5 5 7 7 8 9 13 14 18, 25 19 20 Nassau County Services for the Aging presents: Caregivers Support Group - 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - 227-8909 LB Art League Meeting - 7:30 p.m. Chair Yoga with Magda - 9:05 a.m. (All Fridays) Film - Prisoners 2013 R 153 min - 1:30 p.m. Solutions to Climate Change: A Town Meeting - 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. It’s All About LOVE - Diane Hoffman in Concert - 2:00 p.m. Nassau/Suffolk Hospital Council - Affordable Care Navigators - 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. Film - Lucky 2013 NR 104 min Zulu and Hindi - 1:30 p.m. AARP Driving Course - 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Call to register: 432-7201 Meditation with Lisa - 2:15 p.m. (Also Jan. 15) Current Events Discussion Group - 2:00 p.m. Nassau Suffolk Hospital Council Affordable Care Act Navigators Thursday, January 9 from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. Thursday, February 13 from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. Anyone looking to apply for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid, or enroll into the NY State of Health Insurance Marketplace can come to the Library on the above dates. Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council sites operate on a first come, first serve basis, taking the first 15 people. If people want to make an appointment they can call one of the following agencies to make an appointment to meet with a Navigator on Long Island: Community Service Society of NY - 1-888-614-5400 Public Health Solutions - 1-646-632-5986 People can also enroll by phone by calling NY State of Health Customer Support: 1-855-355-5777 Please submit organizational events before the 10th of preceding month. This dateline does not contain complete information. Please call sponsoring agency for more information. January 2014 Since 1928 M O V I E S 5 MOVIES FOR JANUARY / FEBRUARY - FOR A COMPLETE LISTING PLEASE PICK UP A FLYER! Love is All You Need 2013 R 116 min Danish Friday, January 3 at 1:30 p.m. A hairdresser completes her cancer treatment, walks into her home to celebrate with her family, and is met with a even bigger surprise. With Pierce Brosnan. Parkland 2013 PG-13 87 min Monday, January 6 at 2:00 p.m. November 22, 1963 is a day that changed the world forever when beloved American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Parkland is the true story behind that tragic day, told from the vantage point of individuals who are forced to make split-second decisions after this incomprehensible event that changed the world’s landscape forever. Stars Ron Livingston, Jackie Earle Haley, Mark Duplass, Billy Bob Thornton, Paul Giamatti, Tom Welling, Marcia Gay Harden, Colin Hanks, and Zac Efron. The Matchmaker 2012 NR 112 min Hebrew Friday, January 10 at 1:30 p.m. Arik, a teenage boy growing up in Haifa in 1968, gets a job working for Yankele Bride, a matchmaker. Yankele, a mysterious Holocaust survivor, has an office in back of a movie theater that shows only love stories, run by a family of seven Romanian dwarves. Avi Nesher’s latest film mixes comedy with drama as it tells a coming-of-age story unlike any ever seen before. Night Train to Lisbon 2013 R 110 min Monday, January 13 at 2:00 p.m. Raimund is a Latin teacher and an ancient languages expert. His life is transformed by a young woman on a bridge in the Swiss city of Bern, whom he saves from jumping to her death in the waters below. Stars Jeremy Irons. Aliyah 2013 NR 88 min French Friday, January 17 at 1:30 p.m. Alex, a young Parisian drug dealer, longs to make a new beginning by opening a restaurant in Tel Aviv. He faces conflicts that include leaving the city he loves, drug dealing, his complicated love life with a new woman, and a troubled older brother whom he is always financially rescuing. Man of Steel 2013 PG-13 143 min Monday, January 20 at 2:00 p.m. A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind. Stars Diane Lane, Amy Adams, Henry Cavill, Kevin Costner, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Shannon, Russell Crowe. * Closed Captions or Subtitles will be displayed whenever possible. Thanks for Sharing 2013 R 113 min Friday, January 24 at 1:30 p.m. An unconventional romantic comedy that follows the topsy-turvy lives and loves of three obsessive characters: an over achieving environmental consultant, a stubborn small-business owner and a wisecracking ER doctor. They meet in a support group, and set into motion a life-changing journey filled with laughter and surprises. With Pink, Alecia Moore, Josh Gad, Tim Robbins, Joely Richardson, Mark Ruffalo, and Gwyneth Paltrow. Closed Circuit 2014 R 96 min Monday, January 27 at 2:00 p.m. One morning, a busy London market is decimated by an explosion. In the manhunt that follows, only one member of the suspected terrorist cell survives: Farroukh Erdogan, who is arrested and jailed. Martin and Claudia are lawyers and ex-lovers who find themselves bound together again and put at risk after they join the defense team for an international terrorist’s trial. Stars Julia Stiles, Ciaran Hinds, Jim Broadbent, Eric Bana, Rebecca Hall, and Anne-Marie Duff. The Spectacular Now 2014 R 100 min Friday, January 31 at 1:30 p.m. While Aimee dreams of the future, Sutter lives in the now, and yet somehow, they’re drawn together. What starts as an unlikely romance becomes a sharpeyed, straight-up snapshot of the heady confusion and haunting passion of youth. With Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kyle Chandler, Shailene Woodley, Dayo Okeniyi, Brie Larson, and Miles Teller. The Place Beyond the Pines 2013 R 141 min Monday, February 3 at 2:00 p.m. A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective. Bradley Cooper and Ryan Gosling. Prisoners 2013 R 153 min Friday, February 7 at 1:30 p.m. A small-town carpenter turns vigilante in order to rescue his abducted daughter and her best friend in this thriller starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal. Lucky 2013 NR 104 min Zulu and Hindi Friday, February 14 at 1:30 p.m. A 10-year-old South African orphan leaves his Zulu village to make his own life in the city, only to find no one will help him, except a formidable Indian woman. Assistive Listening System The Library has installed in the auditorium an Inductive Loop Assistive Listening System, which works with many hearing aids, cochlear implants and induction loop receivers. This will result in a high quality amplified reproduction of the original sound. Call the reference desk, 24 hours in advance to reserve a receiver or ask at reference the day of the performance for availability. Friends Meeting, Thursday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m. (Also Feb. 20) Be a Friend — Friends of the Library is seeking new members. All are welcome. For further information email Friends at [email protected] 6 Youth Services Department Since 1928 January 2014 Youth Services Clubs Sign up at the Youth Services Ref. Desk by calling 432-7201. Chess Club (Grades 2 and up) Wednesdays, Jan. 15, 29, Feb. 12, 26, March 12, 26 at 7:15 to 8:00 p.m. Chess Master Joel Salmon teaches basic chess to all club members and guides play among partnered children. Drawing Club (Grades 2 and up) Friday, January 10 at 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. Draw cartoons, anime, manga or sketches for fun. Basic drawing supplies provided. Bring your imagination. Lego Club (Grades 1 and up) Mondays, January 6, 20 at 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Have fun building with our Legos, but we are not responsible for lost pieces if you bring your own sets. Young Writers Workshop (Grades 2 and up) Tuesday, January 21 at 4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Each month we will select a theme, and come together to write a short story, poem or song. We will review writing techniques also! Groups will be divided depending on the grades of the kids. Discovering Artists (Grades 2 and up) Youth Booksnackers Discussion Groups: Pick up your book at the Youth Services Reference Desk , read and join us for discussion and snacks! 1st Grade Booksnackers Wednesday, January 22 at 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. 2nd Grade Booksnackers Wednesday, January 22 at 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. 3rd Grade Booksnackers Wednesday, January 29 at 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Read The Zombie Chasers 2: Undead Ahead by John Kloepfer. 4/5th Grade Booksnackers Monday, January 13 at 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. Read Fortunately the Milk by Neil Gaiman. 6/7th Grade Booksnackers Monday, January 27 at 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. Read Disney after Dark by Ridley Pearson. Family Book Discussion Group (Grades 2-5) Please call Miss Margaret for details. 516-432-7201 Youth department. Read Into the Woods by Lynne Gardner. (Note date change) Printz Book Discussion Group Friday, January 24 at 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Thursday, January 29 at 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. For budding artists with an interest in learning about various famous artists Read Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell. and their artistic styles... and who want to play around with those styles. Youth Advisory Board (grades 5 and up) Wednesday, January 22 at 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. This is your chance to tell us about programs and activities that you’d like to see at the library. Earn Community Service credits! “WE’RE SMITTEN WITH BOOK’S” 2014 ANNUAL WINTER READING CLUB FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS Sign up begins January 21 at 11:00 a.m. *Babies up to Age 5 *School Age (Kindergarten to Grade 4) *Tween/Teen Club (Grade 5 - Grade 12) Pick up your reading packet for fun games, suggested reading lists, awesome websites and related programs Mothers Center Discussion Group En Espanol: Lunes, Jan. 13, 27 at 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. In English: Wednesdays, Jan. 15, 22, 29 at 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Join other Long Beach new moms with young children in a parenting networking/discussion group. Crafts at the Library Long Beach School District residents may register beginning January 6 at 5:30 p.m. … all others beginning January 8. Space is limited, you must sign up in advance and pay your fee at time of sign up. January Winter Craft Monday, January 20 at 4:00 p.m. Make a sweet Sock Snowman. See Sample at the Youth desk. $4 materials fee. Lets Cook with Tanya! (Grade 2 and up) Friday, January 17 at 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Create your own Ice Cream Sundae complete with Hot Fudge/Caramel to stave off those winter chills! $4.00 fee is payable at time of registration. Chinese New Year Story Crafter (Ages 4-6) Friday, January 31 at 4:15 - 5:30 p.m. Come celebrate and learn about the Year of the Horse with stories and a special horse craft. $2 materials fee. January 2014 Youth Services Department Since 1928 FITNESS IN THE YOUTH DEPT Fit Moms with Baby in Stroller Thursdays, Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20 at 9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Moms exercise program is back by request! Fun Fit Yoga (ages 6-10) Mondays, Jan. 13, 27, Feb. 3, 10, 24 from 5:00 - 5:45 p.m. or 5:45 - 6:30 p.m. This is a very popular class and a great way to de-stress from school. Space limited…sign up (516) 432-7201 ext. 203 Kids Fun Fit Yoga (ages 3-5) Let’s Move with Play Hooray for Kids Wednesdays, Jan. 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19 from 1:30 - 2:15 p.m. Start the fitness habit early for your little ones. S 7 For 20 months - 5 years old with parent or caregiver Birthdates: Jan. 2009 - May 2012 Tuesdays, Jan. 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11 at 11:30 - 12:15 p.m. Enjoy music and movement and Molly Mouse for the older child. GLOGA (ages 10 and up) Wednesdays, January 15, 22, 29 from 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. LED candles and glow sticks add a unique twist to this yoga class. Grab a friend and check out gloga. Story Time Programs and Registration STORY TIME REGISTRATION: In-person registration begins Jan. 6 at 5:30 p.m. and is ongoing till all classes are filled. Proof of residence in the L.B. School District is required. All others may register beginning Jan. 8. Storytime! Tummy Time for Babies 1 mo. - 5 mo. (Birthdates: August 2013 – December 2013) Friday, January 10 and Saturday, January 18 at 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. An infant program that will help babies develop strong neck and trunk muscles as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Join us for simple exercises, stories, songs, rhymes, parenting tips and more. Great for bonding with baby and for meeting other new moms. See registration details above Mother Goose Rhyme Time For ages 5 months to 19 mos. (Birthdates: June 2012 – August 2013) Mondays, Jan. 13, 27, Feb. 10, 24 at 9:30, 10:15, 11:00, 11:45 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. Baby enjoys songs and music, stories, finger plays and movement activities with Molly Mouse and the Play Hooray ladies! Babywise For ages 1 year 7 mos. to 2 years 6 mos. (Birthdates: July 2011 - June 2012) Thursdays, January 16, 23, 29, Feb. 6, 13 at 9:30, 10:30 or 11:30 a.m. Traditional nursery rhymes, songs, finger plays, movement activities and art experiences. Preschool/Separation Story Time Ages 3 years 6 mos. to 5 years 5 mos. Not in Kindergarten (Birthdates: August 2008 – July 2010) Main Branch Tuesdays, January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11 at 6:00 p.m. Thursdays, January 16, 23, 30,February 6, 13 at 4:15 p.m. Fridays, January 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14 at 10:30 a.m. Point Lookout Branch (sign up at the branch) Mondays, January 13, 27, February 3, 10, 24 at 4:40 p.m. Bilingual Story Time / Historia Bilingues Ages 3 - 6 years / edades 3 a 6 años (Birthdates/Cumpleaños: Jan/Enero 2008 – Jan/Enero 2013) Saturdays, January 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22 at 10:15 to 11:00 a.m. Sábados, Enero 18, 25, Feberero 1, 8, 15, 22 en 10:15 par las 11:00 a.m. All stories read in English and Spanish. Todas las historias seran leidas en español y ingles. Parent/Child Workshop Ages 1 - 3 years old with parent or caregiver (Birthdates: January 2011 – January 2013) Wednesdays, January 15, 22,29, February 5, 12 at 9:45 - 11:00 a.m. Workshop features educational development toys, books and art activities. A resource person will be present each week to discuss one of these topics: child development, speech, nutrition, music and movement, learning through play. This workshop is reserved for children who have not yet participated. Library Playland Toddler Time For ages 2 years 6 mos. to 3 years 5 mos. (Birthdates: August 2010 – July 2011) Fridays, Jan. 17, 24, 31, Feb. 7, 14 at 10:00 or 11:00 a.m. Books, puzzles, songs and rhymes, movement activities and art experiences. Ages 1 yr. 3 mo. - 4 yrs. 4 mo. with parent/caregiver (Birthdates: September 2009 - October 2012) Wednesdays, January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12 at 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Open playtime for those who completed the Parent/Child Workshop. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star NEEDED: For ages 18 mo. - 3 years. (Birthdates: January 2011 – July 2012) Thursdays, Jan. 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13 at 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Toddlers and their caregivers read stories, make a craft and have circle time with Miss Margaret. School Age Story Time For those in Kindergarten to 1st grade Wednesdays, January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12 at 4:30 - 5:15 p.m. This is an expanded story time with longer stories, mini-crafts and other surprises for those who miss being in a story time! TEEN VOLUNTEERS TO MAN THE READING CLUB TABLE! Teens and ‘tweens, grades 7 and up are needed to volunteer for our Reading Club. Duties involve signing children and teens up for the club, distributing prizes and keeping records. Pick up an application in the Youth Services Department. All teens must attend an orientation even if you have participated before, except for those exempted by the Volunteer Coordinator. We will award community service credit to all participants. All new volunteers who have not participated before or have only volunteered for one club must attend on Tuesday, January 14 from 6:45-7:30 p.m. Channels Long Beach Public Library 111 West Park Ave., Long Beach, NY 11561 George Trepp, Director Edith Kalickstein, Editor Tim Dupont, Graphic Designer Board of Trustees Carol Arnone, Kathleen Dwyer, Alan Greenberg, Dr. Ira Grushack, Warren Vegh www.longbeachlibrary.org • email: [email protected] HAPPY NEW YEAR! Library is closed Wednesday, January 1, 2014. Since 1928 Library Hours Lowenstein Main Library 111 West Park Avenue 432-7201 for information Mon., Wed., Thurs. 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Tues., 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Fri., 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sat., 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sun., 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Starting Sept. 15 Regular Branch Hours Point Lookout 26 B Lido Blvd. – 432-3409 Sun., Wed., CLOSED Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 3 Mon., 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Tues., Thurs., Fri., 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. January 2014 * Chair Yoga with Magda Rosenberg Fridays, January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 at 9:05 Magda Rosenberg, exercise physiologist, will conduct Chair Yoga routines. All are welcome. It is recommended that you consult a doctor before beginning any fitness program. * Thank you to Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg for providing funds through a grant from the N.Y. State Office for the Aging. Nassau County Services for the Aging presents Caregivers Support Group Wednesday, January 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (Also Feb. 5) Share ideas and practical solutions and benefit from peer support. If this is your first meeting, please call Nina Karl, LMSW at 227-8909. AARP Mature Alive Driving Courses The next AARP Mature Alive Driving Course will take place on two Tuesday nights. You must attend both nights. To register please call - 516-432-7201. Tuesday, January 21 and Tuesday, January 28 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Please note new fees: AARP Members: $20 | Non-AARP Members: $25. The next AARP Mature Alive Driving Course will take place on two Tuesday nights. You must attend both nights. Tuesday, February 18 and Tuesday, February 25 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Please note new fees: AARP Members: $20 | Non-AARP Members: $25. Long Beach School District Residents only. No cash please! Checks or money orders should be made payable to AARP. To register please call - 516-432-7201.
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