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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: nbryan@freeportlibrary.info.                       National Endowment for the Arts.


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                                                 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.


                                                           [2]
          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.



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                                              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.




                                                             [4]
      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.

                                               [5]
                           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.


                                                                [6]
                   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.

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                                             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

                                                                 [8]
                     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
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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
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             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

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                 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
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                                                                                                              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

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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.

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