F SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2009 Library News reeport Library Memorial Art Vol. 11, No. 5 Tancredi Donation EXHIBITS The Tancredi family of Freeport donated a crêpe myrtle to the ■ 9/11 Freeport Memorial Library. by Marc Josloff SEPTEMBER 1-29 Ms. Rita Tancredi is shown Reception: SATURDAY, presenting the tree to SEPTEMBER 12, 2 to 4 p.m. Mr. Denton Watson, The 9/11 mural project is a President of the Library Board. collaborative effort between instructor/designer Marc Josloff and seven of his junior high art students. This is the ﬁrst The Library participates in the time the mural will be formally Nautical Festival presented to the public. The Library offered informa- tion and summer reading suggestions at the Nautical Festival on June 6 and 7. ■ Soul of a Country: Photographs of India Pictured left to right are by Roberta Small Ms. Darylene Mayers, Vice OCTOBER 2-29 President of the Library Visit India with accomplished Board of Trustees, and staff travel photographer Roberta members Ms. Jennifer Cortez, Small. Ms. Small captures the Mr. Andrew Soto, Mr. Dave unique and lush textures of Opatow, and Mr. Michael Rodriguez. this intriguing part of the world. Invitation to Artists Artists who work in 3-dimensional artwork are invited LECTURE to apply for a one-month show at the Freeport Memorial Library in 2010-2011 in one of our new display cases. ■ Picturing America presented by Thomas Germano There is no fee to the artist for exhibiting his/her work. The display cases are 23x23 and have 3 adjustable Professor of Visual Communications shelves. SUNY Farmingdale THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1 p.m. The deadline for submission of an application with Professor Germano provides expert commentary on CD-ROM with ten images, or ten 8x10 photographs of the National Endowment for the Arts photographic your 3-dimensional artwork is September 15, 2009. To exhibit of famous American art. This powerpoint obtain an application, or print an application from our presentation features reproductions of masterpieces website, www.nassaulibrary.org/freeport or for more in art, architecture, sculpture, photography, pottery, information, call Nicole Bryan at (516) 379-3274 ext. and furniture. This program has been made possible by a grant from the 223, or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. National Endowment for the Arts.  Music Marianela Santurio Nicholas Pappone SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2:30 p.m. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2:30 p.m. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage At the age of 13, after seven years as a Month, Marianela Santurio, a world- child actor, Nicholas Pappone abandoned renowned Cuban American pianist will the stage for the violin. He will perform present masterworks by outstanding works by Bach, Franck, Mozart, Kreisler, Cuban and European composers. Wieniawski, and Rachmaninoff. Opera Video and Discussion presented by William Coble Kevin Maynor, Bass THURSDAYS, 1 p.m. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2:30 p.m. Kevin Maynor is the ﬁrst apprentice ■ Princess Ida artist from the West to study at the Bolshoi in Moscow. He is a Fulbright by Gilbert and Sullivan Award winner, a recipient of the George SEPTEMBER 17 London Award, and a Richard Tucker Princess Ida’s university, Career Grant winner. Mr. Maynor will established to prove the perform Die Winterreise (The Winter superiority of the enlightened Journey) by Franz Schubert and other woman, is invaded by men works. masquerading as females – with This program was made possible by a generous donation from the hilarious results. Dr. Rudolph and Mildred Joseph Foundation. ■ Orfeo ed Euridice The Virtuoso Superstars by Christoph Willibald Gluck OCTOBER 15 of Classical Music Gluck’s treatment of opera presented by Phillip Malamud, aroused as much controversy as music historian Wagner’s. He was the ﬁrst THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2 p.m. composer to strive for the equal Dr. Malamud will present a three-part lecture/video marriage of music and drama. presentation. Beginning in October, he will spotlight many Orfeo is his best known work. of the ﬁnest performers of our time including: Martha Argerich, Hilary Hahn, and Julia Fischer playing the music of Bach, Brahms, and Prokoﬁev. Leonard Bernstein presented by Phillip Malamud, music historian FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2 p.m. Dr. Malamud will discuss the multitalented Leonard Bernstein. Extensive video of his performances and excerpts from his stage works, including Martha Argerich Hilary Hahn Julia Fischer West Side Story and On the Town, will be presented.  Music (cont.) Bus Trip Dominican Folk and BUS TRIP Modern Merengue Tour of Brooklyn & the Lower SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2:30 p.m. Bandleader and accordionist, Berto Reyes will play East Side Tenement Museum, merengue tipico, traditional Dominican merengue. He NYC will showcase music known as perico ripiao,using the COST: $76 per person güira, drum, and accordion, with the added sounds of the DATE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27 sax, bass, and conga. LEAVE: 10 a.m. (leave from Freeport Recreation Center, 130 East Merrick Rd.) RETURN: approximately 8 p.m. Salvatore Chiarelli Enjoy lunch in one of Brighton Beach’s ﬁnest and oldest Russian restaurants. Celebrates After lunch, enjoy a narrated bus Columbus Day journey through the heart of Brooklyn’s SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2:30 p.m. immigrant neighborhoods. Next, we Italian tenor Salvatore Chiarelli visit Manhattan’s Lower East Side, where we will take a will enchant you with his wonderful walking tour of the streets surrounding the Lower East repertoire of Italian songs, “Santa Side Tenement Museum, which is dedicated to preserving Lucia,” “Anema e Core,” “Marie-Marie,” the immigrant heritage of Americans. The cost of the trip and “O Sole Mio.” includes roundtrip transportation in a luxury coach, tours, lunch, admission to the museum, and some gratuities. Tickets go on sale for Freeport residents in the main lobby on September 1; for nonresidents, on September 8. Motyl Chamber Ensemble Freeport Cinema SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2:30 p.m. These dynamic young artists have FRIDAYS, 3 and 7 p.m. appeared in recitals throughout the world. They will present, Music in Exile: Émigré Composers, highlighting ■ Pan’s Labyrinth those composers who ﬂed Nazi occupied SEPTEMBER 25 countries during the 1930’s. This chilling fairy tale is set against the backdrop of the fascist regime in 1944 Spain. A child ﬁnds a magical world inside a stone labyrinth and uses this fantasy world to deal with Memorial Gifts the realities of postwar fascist A meaningful way to perpetuate the memory or repression. In Spanish with recognize the achievement of a friend or relative is English subtitles. through the gift of a book or other item to the Freeport Rated R; 112 min.; 2007. Memorial Library. Your donation is tax deductible. Donors may identify the subject area of a book or ■ He’s Just Not That Into audio visual item, and the staff will choose titles that You complement the collection. The items chosen will be OCTOBER 23 suitably inscribed. A hard line advice guy falls for a woman who seeks him out For more information, please contact the Community because she can’t ﬁgure out the Services Department, 516-379-3274, ext. 225. men in her life. Rated PG-13; 129 min.; 2009.  Literature Video Courses Talking about Literature Shakespeare’s Plays FRIDAYS, noon to 1:30 p.m. Bring your lunch and join us for a lively book discussion. presented by William Coble We provide a beverage and dessert. TUESDAYS, 1 p.m. Books are available at the Circulation Desk four The Library concludes its series of the weeks in advance. No registration is required. plays of Shakespeare. ■ The Tempest (1611) ■ The Idiot SEPTEMBER 1 by Fyodor Dostoevsky Leader: Suzanne Welker ■ Henry VIII (1623) SEPTEMBER 4 SEPTEMBER 15 Prince Myshkin, an innocent, saintly man who values honesty and kindness, is beset by tragedy. Caesar and Cleopatra SEPTEMBER 22 As a transition from Shakespeare to Robert Graves’ I, Claudius, the Library ■ People of the Book will present George Bernard Shaw’s by Geraldine Brooks version of Caesar and Cleopatra. OCTOBER 2 Leader: Caroline Fenyo Geraldine Brooks, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of March, takes readers on the fascinating journey of a rare illuminated I, Claudius manuscript. The Robert Graves’ version of I, Claudius will be presented throughout the fall and winter. The story unfolds as the dying Claudius sets down the history of his family. Grupo de Conversación ■ SEPTEMBER 29 Parts 1 and 2: A Touch of de Libros Latinos Murder; Family Affairs ■ El Juego del Àngel ■ OCTOBER 6 por Carlos Ruiz Zafón Parts 3 and 4: Waiting in the JUEVES, 17 DE SEPTIEMBRE, 7 p.m. Wings; What Shall We Do about En la turbulenta Barcelona de Claudius? los años 20 un joven escritor obsesionado con un amor ■ OCTOBER 20 imposible recibe la oferta de un Parts 5 and 6: Poison Is Queen; Some Justice misterioso editor para escribir un libro como no ha existido ■ OCTOBER 27 nunca, a cambio de una fortuna Parts 7 and 8: Queen of Heaven; Reign of Terror y, tal vez, mucho más.  Literature (cont.) Computer Corner Great Books: Computer Classes for Adults Fifth Reading Series presented by Western Suffolk BOCES BOCES will present a series of hands-on, beginner-level with Dave Opatow workshops for novice computer users. Registration is TUESDAYS, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. limited to 24 participants. Freeport residents may register at anytime; nonresidents may register at ■ A Passage to India the Reference Desk beginning Tuesday, by E.M. Forster September 8. SEPTEMBER 8 Forster’s novel explores the personal relationship between an Englishwoman and an Indian doctor during the colonial period of India’s history. The novel poses serious questions about race, sex, religion, and truth. ■ Computer Kindergarten SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 10 a.m. to noon ■ Wide Sargasso Sea Learn how to power up the computer, use the mouse, and gain other basic computer skills. by Jean Rhys OCTOBER 13 Wide Sargasso Sea is a ■ Computer First Grade reinterpretation of the story of the SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 10 a.m. to noon ﬁrst Mrs. Rochester, the madwoman Learn how to use text ﬁles, word processing, and in the attic of Charlotte Bronte’s more. Jane Eyre. Clases de Computación Soul with Heart Book Club WEDNESDAYS, 7 to 8:30 p.m. para Adultos presentado por BOCES de Western Suffolk BOCES presentará una serie de talleres prácticos para ■ Cutting for Stone principiantes en el use de computadoras. La inscripción by Abraham Verghese está limitada a 24 participantes. Los residentes de SEPTEMBER 16 Freeport pueden inscribirse en el Escritorio de Referencia This epic story of twin brothers en cualquier tiempo; la personas que no residen en born in Ethiopia to an Indian Freeport, a partir del jueves, 8 de octubre. nun and a British doctor is an unforgettable tale of love, betrayal, exile, compassion, and redemption. ■ Entrenamiento Básico en Computadoras SABADO, 17 de OCTUBRE, 10 a.m. a 12 p.m. Aprenda como encender la computadora, utilizar ■ Life Is Short But Wide el ratón, y adquiera otras habilidades básicas en by J. California Cooper el uso de la computadora. OCTOBER 14 Cooper’s wit embraces an assortment of characters who ■ Computadoras para cope with the hardships and joys Primer Grado of life in Wideland, Oklahoma at SABADO, 24 de OCTUBRE, 10 a.m. a 12 p.m. the beginning of the early 20th Cubrirá como trabajar con archivos de texto, el century. procesador de texto, y mucho más.  Something for Everyone Tai Chi for Health and Fitness Senior Property Tax Reductions presented by Kathy Waszmer, for the Village of Freeport and Certiﬁed Tai Chi Instructor Arthritis Foundation, Long Island Chapter Nassau County THURSDAYS, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with Joe Mazza SEPTEMBER 3, 10, 17, 24 & OCTOBER 1, 8, 15, 22 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 Back by popular demand, Kathy Waszmer returns for FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 another eight-session course to show you how to tone and MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 stretch your muscles without putting stress on your knees, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., by appointment only feet, thighs, or back. Those who cannot stand for any length Mr. Mazza, a volunteer with Family and Children’s of time may participate while sitting on a chair. Be sure to Association, will be at the Library to help seniors, wear comfortable clothes and shoes. veterans, and those who are physically or mentally Registration is limited to 25 participants. challenged complete initial applications and annual renewal forms for property tax reductions. Applicants must have annual incomes less than $40,000 Those renewing their request must bring their renewal forms. Current Events in Perspective Those who are ﬁling for the ﬁrst time may pick up an with Michael D’Innocenzo-Libresco, applications at the Library. Please call the Community Services Desk at 516-379- Hofstra University 3274, ext. 207, to schedule a one-hour appointment. WEDNESDAYS, 1 p.m. SEPTEMBER 9 and OCTOBER 14 Professor D’Innocenzo-Libresco will offer his insightful perspective on the people and events that shape our world News, Notables, and the Nation today. Audience participation is encouraged. with Howard J. Shurdut This series is made possible by a generous grant from the THURSDAYS, 2:30 p.m. Dr. Rudolph and Mildred Joseph Foundation. SEPTEMBER 17 and OCTOBER 22 Harvard graduate and world traveler Howard Shurdut will explore the events and the movers and shakers shaping our world today. He will offer his opinion and insights for Putting the Garden to Bed: audience debate. Fall Gardening presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension Are You an Entrepreneur? THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2:30 p.m. presented by A representative of the Cornell Extension will discuss what Community Development Corporation to do in the garden to get ready for winter. Topics include THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 7 to 9 p.m. cleanup, mulching, cutting back perennials, fertilizing, soil This free introductory business-planning course is open pH testing, and composting. to current and prospective small-business owners. The process of developing a business plan for a successful, cash-healthy, business will be discussed. Budgeting and Bookkeeping Nassau County Assessment Workshop for the Layman Outreach Program conducted by Georgia Joseph-Grant, presented by public accountant Nassau County Department of Assessment Part I: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 7 to 9 p.m. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2 to 4 p.m. Part II: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 7 to 9 p.m. The Department of Assessment will bring its ofﬁce In today’s tough and highly unpredictable economy, operations to the Library. Volunteers will have laptop the individual who knows budgeting, bookkeeping, and computers linked to the county’s database to help process accounting is in a winning position. Learn how to set your property tax exemption applications such as Basic monthly targets and prepare for contingencies. and Enhanced STAR, Veterans, Senior Citizens, Cold War Registration is limited to 25 participants. Veterans, Volunteer Fireﬁghter and Ambulance Worker, Disabilities Limited Income, and Home Improvement.  Something for Everyone (cont.) Círculos de la Conversación/ Core Four Business Planning presented by Conversation Circles Community Development Corporation (Intermedio/Intermediate) TUESDAYS, OCTOBER 6, 13, 20, and 27, 6 to 9 p.m. COST: $40 Líderes/Leaders: This four-session, 12-hour course will help entrepreneurs Mary Robinson and John Zaluski understand how to set up a business. The course provides LOS LUNES/MONDAYS, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. planning concepts and tools to help existing and potential SEPTIEMBRE/SEPTEMBER 14 y/and business owners determine the viability of their OCTUBRE/OCTOBER 5 businesses. For more information and to register, please La Biblioteca Conmemorativa de Freeport continuará el phone (631) 471-1215 and ask for Core Four. programa popular para ayudar a las personas que hablan español, a mejorar sus habilidades conversacionales en inglés, y las personas que hablan inglés, a mejorar Finding Work in a sus habilidades conversacionales en español. Los participantes alternaran conversaciones en inglés y Tough Economy luego en español por intercambios de 15 minutos. No hay with Diane Reynolds, career coach maestro ni instrucción requeridos para estas sesiones. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 7 p.m. También se proveerá refrigerios ligeros. Is it time to enhance your employment search methods, reframe your thinking, and try some new approaches to Freeport Memorial Library is bringing back its popular ﬁnding a job? Career coach Diane Reynolds will teach you program to help native Spanish speakers improve their how to stretch your comfort zone, ﬁnd jobs before they are English conversation skills and help native English advertised, plant seeds for success, and become more speakers improve their Spanish conversation skills. proactive. Participants alternate speaking in English, then in Spanish, in 15-minute intervals. There is no teacher or instruction provided during these sessions. Light Get Your FML Library Card refreshments are available. Today! Library cards are available free of charge to any person Lunch and Travel who lives, works, or goes to school in Freeport. FRIDAYS, noon Freeport residents/property owners and their children are eligible for a three-year card and may borrow all ■ New England Destinations: types of library materials. These cards include the Vermont and Maine Direct Access privileges which allow the holder to bor- presented by Joyce Baldwin row books and other materials directly from the other FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 public libraries in Nassau County. Joyce Baldwin will take us on a trip to two of her favorite Freeport business owners and employees are eligible New England destinations, for a one-year card and may borrow all types of library Vermont and Maine, with a materials. However, Direct Access is not available on side trip to New Hampshire. this card. Any child who attends school in Freeport but does not reside in, either the Freeport School District or the ■ Gardens of English Castles Village of Freeport is eligible for a one-year card with- presented by out Direct Access privileges. Old Westbury Gardens For application information and a list of appropriate FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16 identiﬁcation needed to apply for a library card, please Take a relaxing tour and contact the Circulation Department, 516-379-3274. visit some of the most famous castles and royal gardens in England.  Tots to Tweens Please see the Children’s Room ﬂyer for a complete listing of programs. Registration is necessary for all programs. Kiwi-the-Cat Nutrition Creepy Tween Cafe TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 6 to 7:15 p.m. Program for Children Too old for trick-or-treating? Come to the Tween Cafe in presented by Robyn Littman, R.D., C.D.E. costume to celebrate and chat about your favorite horror SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 10, 17, & 24; 11 a.m. to noon books and movies. We’ll have scary stories and items on Participate in such interactive learning activities as tasting display. You can tell us about your story or read from foods in the major food groups and creating healthy yogurt it. Best costume will win a prize! Refreshments will be shakes. Children will receive their own kiwi folders with served. For grades 5 and 6. nutrition information and exercises and art projects with a nutritional theme. For children ages 6 to 9. Halloween Storytime WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 10:15 a.m. or 1 p.m. Pumpkin Painting Come dressed in your Halloween best. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7 There will be a treat for you at the 4 to 5 p.m.: prek to grade 2 Library’s Halloween party. Stories, 7 to 8 p.m.: grades 3-6 crafts, and refreshments are planned. Join us for a pumpkin-painting party. We will All children under age 6 are welcome. provide the pumpkins and paints. Wear your old clothes. A nonrefundable materials fee of $1 is due at time of registration. Magic for Tweens presented by Robert Smith WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wii Party Do you like magic and want to learn how to perform tricks? Then come and learn some cool magic from SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2 to 4 p.m. Do you like playing Wii? Join us to play some of your favorite magician, Robert Smtih. You will even get to take Wii games, like Super Smash Brothers and Mario Kart. home a little magic kit to get started. For grades 5 and For grades 5 and 6. 6. A nonrefundable materials fee of $1 is due at time of registration. Girl Power Halloween Craftacular! THURSDAYS, OCTOBER 15 and 29, 5 to 6 p.m. Girls will be empowered by this program designed to make presented by Patti Rossi FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 7 to 8 p.m. them feel good about themselves and the choices they make. Make a “boo”– tiful Halloween craft There will be discussion, activities, refreshments, and girl to display at home for all to see when power! For grades 5 and 6. ringing your bell on Halloween! For grades prek to grade 2. It’s a Guy Thing MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Live Homework Help from tutor.com Check out this program for boys. Come voice your opinions Connect to an online tutor and and thoughts on all types of “guy issues.” Refreshments will get your homework done with be served. For boys in grades 5 and 6. Live Homework Help, a tutoring service powered by tutor.com. This free service, available in English Tween Cafe or Spanish, connects students WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. from kindergarten to 12th grade Here’s your chance to tell us what you want at the library; to experts in math, science, social studies, and English. let your voices be heard! Tell us what books, music, and Introductory college courses and adult learners have programs you like and think we should have. Refreshments just been added. Available from to 10 p.m., seven days a will be served. For grades 5 and 6. week. To access go to: www.freeportlibrary.info  Teens Homework Help John Starks Visits FML CIA World Fact Book: http://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ Former New York Knicks player John Starks came to Find pictures of ﬂags & maps of countries around the world the Freeport Memorial Library as well as up to date country information. to promote the Knicks Read to Achieve @powertolearn.com program. The program was Discovery Education: presented by Power to Learn, http://school.discoveryeducation.com/homework_help_home. a service of Cablevision, and html sponsored by Kia Motors. Contains resources to help students master the basics of Pictured with Mr. Starks are library staff members mathematics of numbers and number operations. Ms. Karen Farrell, Ms. Cindy Soto, and Mr. Andrew Soto. Fact Monster: http://www.factmonster.com Please see the Teen Scene ﬂyer for a complete listing A nationally recognized kid’s site for individualized of programs. Registration is necessary for all homework help, reference materials, fun facts and programs. For grades 7-12. features. How Stuff Works: www.howstuffworks.com SAT Workshop A source of easy-to-understand explanations of how things SATURDAYS, noon to 2 p.m. work. Helpful graphics and informative videos walk you SEPTEMBER 12, 19, 26; OCTOBER 3, 10, 17 through every topic clearly and simply. Cost: $80 Non-Refundable Get ready for the SATs by attending this review workshop at the Library. The workshop will focus on both the math Infotrac Junior & Kids Edition: and verbal sections. An $80 nonrefundable fee is due at http:// www.nassaulibrary.org/freeport/kids.htm time of registration. Please make check or money order Contains Kids Infobits & Junior Edition K-12 databases payable to Melissa Bielawski. Registration is limited. which provide access to full-text content ranging from sub- Freeport residents can sign up at anytime; jects such as current events to history, science, and more. nonresidents can sign up starting September 2. Learnatest Learning Express: Creepy Cafe http:// www.nassaulibrary.org/freeport/kids.htm MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Contains practice lessons for students in elementary Too old for trick-or-treating? Then come to the ﬁrst through high school in math and reading. meeting of Teen Cafe in costume to celebrate and to chat about your favorite horror books and movies. We will have scary stories and items on display. You can tell us about Live Homework Help: your story or read from it. Best costume will win a prize! http://www.nassaulibrary.org/freeport/kids.htm Refreshments will be served. For grades 7 and up. One-on-one help with certiﬁed tutors. Students have access to thousands of worksheets, tutorials,s tudy guides, and more. Museum Passes MathNerds: http://www.mathnerds.com Receive hints, suggestions, and references from volunteers Freeport Families! Spend an afternoon in the to solve your mathematical problems. company of the world’s greatest artists. Share a few hours with creatures who roamed the earth Tumble Books: millions of years ago. The Freeport Memorial Library http://www.nassaulibrary.org/freeport has member passes to sixteen museums. Your FML card This interactive database allows kids to read books is your passport to the wonders of our cultural heritage. online. To reserve the museum passes, call the Children’s Room at 516-379-3274, ext. 501. World Book Encyclopedia: http:// www.nassaulibrary.org/freeport/kids.htm  FREEPORT MEMORIAL LIBRARY Calendar of Events SEPTEMBER SEPTEMBER LIBRARY PROGRAMS Organizations & Group Meetings TUE 1 SIGNUP FOR BUS TRIP FOR FREEPORT RESIDENTS, 9 AM; TUE 1 AUDUBON SOCIETY, 7 PM VIDEO COURSE, 1 PM WED 2 AA, 4 PM; 100 BUSINESSWOMEN, 6 PM; KIWANIS, 7 PM WED 2 55 ALIVE/MATURE DRIVERS COURSE, 9:30 AM THU 3 FREEPORT CHESS CLUB, 6:30 PM; 100 BUSINESSWOMEN, 7 PM THU 3 TAI CHI, 9:30 AM; ART LECTURE: PICTURING AMERICA, 1 PM FRI 4 AA, 4 PM; ZETA, 6:30 PM; AAGS/F, 7 PM FRI 4 TALKING ABOUT LITERATURE, 12 PM TUE 8 LI LINKS, 6 PM; AUDUBON SOCIETY, 7 PM TUE 8 SENIOR PROPERTY TAX REDUCTIONS, 9:30 AM; GREAT BOOKS, 1:30 PM WED 9 AA, 4 PM; GLOBAL ASSOCIATES, 6 PM; CAMERA CLUB, 7 PM WED 9 CURRENT EVENTS IN PERSPECTIVE, 1 PM THU 10 FREEPORT CHESS, 6:30 PM; STERNS PARK, 7 PM THU 10 TAI CHI, 9:30 A.M; PUTTING THE GARDEN TO BED, 2:30 PM FRI 11 AA, 4:30 PM FRI 11 SENIOR PROPERTY TAX REDUCTIONS, 9:30 AM; BUDGETING SAT 12 DELTA, 9 AM AND BOOKKEEPING WORKSHOP: PART 1, 7 PM MON 14 ESOL, 9 AM; ATHENA, 1 PM; AA, 4 PM; TOASTMASTERS, 7 PM; SAT 12 YA: SAT WORKSHOP, 12 PM; ARTIST’S RECEPTION, 2 PM MEDITATION, 7:30 PM SUN 13 HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH CONCERT, 2:30 PM TUE 15 ESOL, 9 AM; ANCHOR’S EDGE, 6:15 PM MON 14 SENIOR PROPERTY TAX REDUCTIONS, 9:30 AM; WED 16 ESOL, 10 AM; AA, 4 PM; FML BOARD MEETING, 8 PM CONVERSATION CIRCLES, 6:30 PM THU 17 ESOL, 9 AM; FREEPORT CHESS CLUB, 6:30 PM; TUE 15 VIDEO COURSE, 1 PM SCANDINAVIAN SOCIETY, 7 PM FRI 18 ESOL, 9 AM; AA, 4 PM; AMERICAN LEGION, 7 PM WED 16 SOUL WITH A HEART BOOK CLUB, 7 PM SAT 19 DAR, 12 PM THU 17 TAI CHI, 9:30 AM; OPERA VIDEO AND DISCUSSION, 1 PM; NEWS, NOTABLES AND THE NATION, 2:30 PM; ARE YOU AN SUN 20 DOWSERS, 1 PM ENTREPRENEUR?, 7 PM; GROUPO DE CONVERSACION DE LIBROS LATINOS, 7 PM MON 21 ESOL, 9 AM; RETIRED TEACHERS, 10 AM; LITERACY NASSAU TRAINING SESSION, 10 AM; AA, 4 P.M.; TOASTMASTERS, 7 PM; FRI 18 LUNCH AND TRAVEL, 12 PM; LEONARD BERNSTEIN, 2 PM; MEDITATION, 7:30 PM BUDGETING AND BOOKKEEPING WORKSHOP PART 2, 7 PM TUE 22 ESOL, 9 AM; DEMOCRATS, 7 PM; HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION, 7:30 PM; LANDMARKS, 7:30 PM SAT 19 YA: SAT WORKSHOP, 12 PM WED 23 ESOL, 10 AM; AA, 4 PM; CAMERA CLUB, 7 PM SUN 20 NICHOLAS PAPPONE IN CONCERT, 2:30 PM THU 24 ESOL, 9 AM; FREEPORT CHESS CLUB, 6:30 PM; VETERAN’S COUNCIL, 7 PM; NW CIVIC, 7 PM TUE 22 VIDEO COURSE, 1 PM; CR: CIRCLE TIME, 7 PM FRI 25 ESOL, 9 AM; AA, 4:30 PM WED 23 NASSAU COUNTY ASSESSMENT OUTREACH PROGRAM, 2 PM MON 28 ESOL, 9 AM; RETIRED TEACHERS, 10 AM; AA, 4 PM; LIAV SOCIETY, 7 PM; MEDITATION, 7:30 PM THU 24 TAI CHI, 9:30 AM TUE 29 ESOL, 9 AM WED 30 ESOL, 10 AM; AA, 4 PM; HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION, 5:30 PM FRI 25 FREEPORT CINEMA, 3 & 7 PM SAT 26 DEFENSIVE DRIVING, 9:30 AM; COMPUTER KINDERGARTEN- Ongoing Programs ENGLISH, 10 AM; YA: SAT WORKSHOP, 12 PM Genealogy with Julius and Joysetta Pearse SUN 27 KEVIN MAYNOR IN CONCERT, 2:30 PM Wednesdays, 11 am to 2 pm (by appointment only) Career Counseling with Barbara Spinelli TUE 29 VIDEO COURSE, 1 PM Wednesdays, 5:30 to 9 pm (by appointment only) Notary Public Fridays, 6:30 to 8:30 pm Saturdays, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm  FREEPORT MEMORIAL LIBRARY Calendar of Events OCTOBER OCTOBER LIBRARY PROGRAMS Organizations & Group Meetings THU 1 TAI CHI, 9:30 AM; SUPERSTARS OF CLASSICAL MUSIC, 2 PM THU 1 ESOL, 9 AM; FREEPORT CHESS CLUB, 6:30 PM; 100 BUSINESSWOMEN, 7 PM FRI 2 TALKING ABOUT LITERATURE, 12 PM FRI 2 ESOL, 9 A.M.; AA, 4 P.M.; ZETA, 6:30 PM; AAGS/F, 7 PM SAT 3 COMPUTER FIRST GRADE- ENGLISH, 10 AM; CR: NUTRITION PROGRAM, 11 AM; YA: SAT WORKSHOP, 12 PM SAT 3 DAR, 12 PM; FOUNDATION FOR FIGHTING BLINDNESS, 9:30 AM SUN 4 DOMINICAN FOLK AND MODERN MERENGUE, 2:30 PM MON 5 ESOL, 9 AM; LITERACY NASSAU TRAINING SESSION, 10 AM; ATHENA, 1 PM; AA, 4 PM; TOASTMASTERS, 7 PM; MON 5 CONVERSATION CIRCLES, 6:30 PM MEDITATION, 7:30 PM TUE 6 VIDEO COURSE, 1 PM; CORE 4, 6 PM TUE 6 ESOL, 9 AM; AUDUBON SOCIETY, 7 PM WED 7 55 ALIVE/MATURE DRIVERS COURSE, 9:30 AM; CR: BABY & WED 7 ESOL, 10 AM; AA, 4 PM; 100 BUSINESSWOMEN, 6 PM ME, 11 AM; CR: PUMPKIN PAINTING, 4 PM; CR: PUMPKIN PAINTING, 7 PM THU 8 ESOL, 9 AM; FREEPORT CHESS CLUB, 6:30 PM; STEARN’S PARK, 7 PM THU 8 TAI CHI, 9:30 AM; CR: CIRCLE TIME, 7 PM FRI 9 ESOL, 9 AM; AA, 4:30 PM SAT 10 CR: NUTRITION PROGRAM, 11 AM; YA: SAT WORKSHOP, 12 PM; SAT 10 DELTA, 9 AM CR: WII PARTY FOR TWEENS, 2 PM TUE 13 ESOL, 9 AM; LI LINKS, 6 PM; AUDUBON SOCIETY, 7 PM SUN 11 SALVATORE CHIARELLI IN CONCERT, 2:30 PM WED 14 ESOL, 10 AM; AA, 4:30 PM; GLOBAL ASSOC. 6 PM; TUE 13 GREAT BOOKS, 1:30 PM; CR: HOMEWORK EXPRESS, 4 PM; FREEPORT CAMERA CLUB, 7 PM CORE 4, 6 PM THU 15 ESOL, 9 AM; FREEPORT CHESS CLUB, 6:30 PM; WED 14 CR: BABY AND ME, 11 AM; CURRENT EVENTS, 1 PM; SCANDINAVIAN SOCIETY, 7 PM CR: HOMEWORK EXPRESS, 6 PM; SOUL WITH A HEART BOOK CLUB, 7 PM FRI 16 ESOL, 9 AM; AA, 4 PM; AMERICAN LEGION, 7 PM THU 15 TAI CHI, 9:30 AM; OPERA VIDEO AND DISCUSSION, 1 PM; SUN 18 DOWSERS, 1 PM CR: HOMEWORK EXPRESS, 4 PM; CR: GIRL POWER, 5 PM; CR: CIRCLE TIME, 7 PM MON 19 ESOL, 9 AM; RETIRED TEACHERS, 10 AM; LITERACY NASSAU TRAINING SESSION, 10 AM; AA, 4 PM; TOASTMASTERS, 7 PM; FRI 16 LUNCH AND TRAVEL, 12 PM MEDITATION, 7:30 PM SAT 17 DEFENSIVE DRIVING, 9:30 AM; COMPUTER KINDERGARTEN- TUE 20 ESOL, 9 AM; ANCHOR’S EDGE, 6:30 PM SPANISH, 10 AM; CR: NUTRITION PROGRAM, 11 AM; YA: SAT WORKSHOP, 12 PM WED 21 ESOL, 10 AM; AA, 4 PM; FML BOARD MEETING, 8 PM MON 19 CR: PC WORKSHOP, 10 AM; CR: IT’S A GUY THING, 4:30 PM THU 22 ESOL, 9 AM; FREEPORT CHESS CLUB, 6:30 PM; VETERAN’S COUNCIL, 7 PM TUE 20 VIDEO COURSE, 1 PM; CR: HOMEWORK EXPRESS, 4 PM CORE 4, 6 PM FRI 23 ESOL, 9 AM; AA, 4 PM WED 21 CR: BABY & ME, 11 AM; CR: TWEEN CAFE, 4:30 PM; CR: HOMEWORK MON 26 ESOL, 9, AM; RETIRED TEACHERS, 10 AM; LITERACY NASSAU EXPRESS, 6 PM; FINDING WORK IN A TOUGH ECONOMY, 7 PM TRAINING SESSION, 10 AM; AA, 4 PM; LIAV SOCIETY, 7 PM; MEDITATION, 7:30 PM THU 22 TAI CHI, 9:30 AM; NEWS, NOTABLES AND THE NATION, 2:30 PM; TUE 27 ESOL, 9 AM; DEMOCRATS, 7 PM; HUMAN RELATIONS CR: HOMEWORK EXPRESS, 4 PM; CR: CIRCLE TIME, 7 PM COMMISSION, 7:30 PM; LANDMARKS, 7:30 PM FRI 23 FREEPORT CINEMA, 3 & 7 PM WED 28 ESOL, 10 AM; AA, 4 PM; FREEPORT CAMERA CLUB, 7 PM SAT 24 COMPUTER FIRST GRADE-SPANISH 10 AM; CR: NUTRITION THU 29 ESOL, 9 AM; FREEPORT CHESS CLUB, 6:30 PM; NW CIVIC, 7 PM PROGRAM, 11 AM FRI 30 ESOL, 9 AM; AA, 4 PM SUN 25 MOTYL CHAMBER ENSEMBLE CONCERT, 2:30 PM SAT 31 ST. PAUL KINGDOM CITY YOUTH CELEBRATION, 9 AM MON 26 YA: CREEPY CAFE, 6 PM; CR: PC WORKSHOP, 10 AM KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS TUE 27 VIDEO COURSE, 1 PM; CR: HOMEWORK EXPRESS, 4 PM; AA: Alcoholics Anonymous CR: CREEPY TWEEN CAFE, 6 PM; CORE 4, 6 PM; AAGS/F: African Atlantic Genealogical Society CR: Children’s Room WED 28 CR: HALLOWEEN PARTY, 10:15 AM & 1 PM; CR: MAGIC FOR JEIC: Job & Education Information Center TWEENS, 5:30 PM; CR: HOMEWORK EXPRESS, 6 PM LIAC: LI Arts Council at Freeport LIAV: Long Island African Violet Society THU 29 CR: HOMEWORK EXPRESS, 4 PM; CR: GIRL POWER, 5 PM SP: Spanish Language CR: CIRCLE TIME, 7 PM YA: Young Adult FRI 30 CR: HALLOWEEN CRAFTS FOR CHILDREN (PRE K -GR. 2), 7 PM  Patricia Mansﬁeld Phelan EDITORIAL CONSULTANT Cindy Soto DESIGN & LAYOUT Open 1 - 5 PM Columbus Day, Mon., Oct. 12 Labor Day, Sun., Sept. 6 and Mon., Sept. 7 Jennifer Schwekendiek Closed EDITOR HOLIDAY HOURS Dave Opatow DIRECTOR 5 PM 1 PM - Sunday 5 PM 9 AM - Saturday Amelia Avellaneda, Trustee 9 PM 10 AM - Wednesday Marvin H. Cohen, Finance Ofﬁcer 9 PM 9 AM - Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. George Boulukos, Secretary LIBRARY HOURS Darleyne E. Mayers, Vice-President Denton L. Watson, President BOARD OF TRUSTEES Freeport, NY 11520 September 16 and October 21. Freeport Postal Customer at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, The Board of Trustees will meet www.freeportlibrary.info Fax: (516) 868-9741 Tel: (516) 379-3274 Freeport, NY 11520 Permit No. 743 144 W. Merrick Road Freeport, N.Y. PAID U.S. POSTAGE NONPROFIT ORG. Freeport Memorial Library Driving Courses October is Archives Month A waiting list is kept at the Reference Desk for those The Freeport Memorial Library, in partnership with the wishing to enroll in either the AARP or Defensive Driving Freeport Historical Society, is maintaining two online courses. There is open registration for Freeport resources for Freeport history. taxpayers who want to sign up for the September or October classes. If space remains, nonresidents Long Island Memories – www.longislandmemories .org. may register as indicated below. Enrollment is limited. This collection includes over 2,100 images pertaining to Payment is due at registration. One check/money order per Freeport’s history and local newspapers from 1895 are person. No cash. Please bring your AARP card with you available fully searchable on the web. when registering. Freeport History Blog – www.freeportlihistory.blogspot. ■ AARP Mature Drivers Courses com . This portal to historical information about the WEDNESDAYS, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Village includes population information, biographies of SEPTEMBER 2 or OCTOBER 7 notable residents, urban legends, historical locations and Cost: $12 for AARP members; $14 for much more. nonmembers, by check or money order payable to AARP. Nonresidents may register for the September 2 class starting August 25; Nonresidents may register for the October 7 class starting October 1. ■ Defensive Driving (for everyone) SATURDAYS, SEPTEMBER 26 or OCTOBER 17, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cost: $30 by check or money order, payable to Freeport Consulting Group, Inc. Nonresidents may register for the September 26 class starting September 17; Nonresidents may register for the October 17 class starting October 8.