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Tel. 631-264-0567

Adult Programs

  • Register for all programs without a fee by emailing us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org, include the name of the program in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Please also send a separate email for each program you’d like to attend. You can also register by calling the library at 631-264-0567.

  • Register for all programs with a fee by coming to the Circulation Desk with cash, check or money order. Registration is required. 

  • Registration for all in-person adult programs for May/June will begin on Friday, April 26th for all Amityville Public Library cardholders and Monday, April 30th for all non-Amityville Public Library cardholders.

Adult Summer Reading Club 2024

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This summer our library will be under renovation, but there are still plenty of resources online and in our library to help you explore your own adventure! Learn a new language, research a new subject, learn how to make crafts or just check out a new author! Come by the library starting Saturday, June 15th to pick up your registration gift and get your journey started! There will be prizes to win for book bingo and gift card to some of the lovely new businesses in the village.

Book Discussion

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Coffee, Books, and Snacks @ Anchor Coffee 
Tuesdays of May 14 and June 11
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Join us at Anchor Coffee (215 Broadway Amityville, NY 11701) to drink delicious coffee, eat tasty, fresh baked snacks, and discuss your favorite recent reads with other members of the Amityville community! 

Citizenship Programs

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One-on-One Citizenship One Hour Appointment (In-Person)
May and June

The Amityville Public Library will be offering free one-on-one informational appointments to discuss the general citizenship process and how to prepare for the citizenship test. Please note that no legal advice is given or offered at appointments.

 

Registration: To set up an appointment for this program, please call Reference at 631-264-0567.

Creative Writing Programs

In-Person/Hybrid
Programs

Writing with Pen
Creative Writing
Mondays of April 29, May 6, 13, June 3 and 24
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Have you ever wanted to write? Do you have stories inside of you that need to be told? Come join our friendly and supportive creative writing group and get those stories written. You'll be glad you did. 

This group will be meeting in-person and on Zoom simultaneously.

 

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org, include the name of the program in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Please indicate which option you'd prefer in your email, virtual or in-person, since there is a 20 participant limit to our in-person programs.

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Defensive Driving Programs

In-Person
Programs

Due to our upcoming construction project, we are suspending defensive driving classes. Please check nearby libraries for their schedules of classes! We look forward to bringing back these programs once we are done with this project - thank you for your patience!

Food & Craft Programs

​**Note: Registration for all in-person adult programs for May/June will begin on Friday, April 26th for all Amityville Public Library cardholders and Monday, April 30th for all non-Amityville Public Library cardholders.

In-Person/Hybrid
Programs

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Chrissy Candles 
Monday, May 13
7:00 pm  to 8:00 pm
Limit: 15 people
IN-PERSON AT LIBRARY

Join Chrissy and make a handmade candle to bring home!

Fee: $5.00 check, cash or money order made payable to the Amityville Public Library is due at registration.

To register: Bring your $5.00 check, cash, or money order to the Circulation Desk to sign up.

Virtual/Take & Make Programs

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Spring Birds Bed and Breakfast
Pick up Date April 19

Limit: 15 participants
Take-&-Make

Get ready for Earth Day!! Using edible glue and locally foraged seeds, nuts, flowers and berries, each participant will design their own bird feeder. 
Also, learn about what flowers to plant to attract different types of birds to your yard
**It’s important to continue feeding birds after winter ends. They will get used to coming to the same spot!

Fee: $5.00 check, cash or money order made payable to the Amityville Public Library is due at registration.

To register: Bring your $5.00 check, cash, or money order to the Circulation Desk to sign up.

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Lighthouse Plank (Take & Make with video)
Pickup Date: Friday, June 14

Limit: 20 participants
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Take-&-Make

Make this summer themed plank at home with Paint Party Long Island.

Fee: $5.00 check, cash or money order made payable to the Amityville Public Library is due at registration.

To register: Bring your $5.00 check, cash, or money order to the Circulation Desk to sign up.

Health & Wellness Programs (Ongoing Monthly)

​**Note: Starting on April 1st, all Qigong, Zumba, Chair Yoga and Line Dancing classes will be held at the VFW at 300 Broadway, Amityville, NY 11701 for the duration of our renovation project.

The virtual option for exercise classes has been suspended for the duration of this project as well.
​**Note: Registration for all in-person adult programs for May/June will begin on Friday, April 26th for all Amityville Public Library cardholders and Monday, April 30th for all non-Amityville Public Library cardholders.

In-Person/Hybrid
Programs

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Zumba
Wednesdays of May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19, 26
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Limit: 25 pa
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Come take the “work” out of workout with our new instructor Danielle! We’ll mix low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party!

 

To register: go to the Circulation Desk with $20 cash, check or money order. Please indicate if you'd prefer in-person or virtual when you register.

Chair Yoga with Sandra
Wednesdays of May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19, 26
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Limit: 25 participants
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Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair or standing using a chair for support. Join Sandra for this modified way to practice yoga. *Note: Please bring a mat with you to place under the chair.

To register: go to the Circulation Desk with $20 cash, check or money order. Please indicate if you'd prefer in-person or virtual when you register.

Morning Intermediate
Hatha Yoga

Thursdays of May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13, 20, 27
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Limit: 25 participants
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Come join yoga teacher Jolanta as she leads you through a relaxing intermediate yoga class. *Note: This program will be offered in-person and through Zoom.

To register: go to the Circulation Desk with $20 cash, check or money order. Please indicate if you'd prefer in-person or virtual when you register.

Beginners Yoga with Sandra
Thursdays of May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13, 20, 27
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Limit: 25 participants
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IN-PERSON AT LIBRARY

Students will gain a greater understanding of the poses, find strength and confidence and cultivate the ability to quiet the mind. *Note: This program will be offered in-person and through Zoom.

To register: go to the Circulation Desk with $20 cash, check or money order. Please indicate if you'd prefer in-person or virtual when you register.

Qigong
Tuesdays of May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Limit: 25 participants
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Come meet our new instructor Kate! Relaxing and invigorating, Qigong (pronounced chee goong), is an ancient, meditative movement practice that fosters physical and mental health for coping with the stresses of daily life.  Qi is vital energy found in everything in the universe; Gong is a skill cultivated through steady practice. The benefits include increased balance, calmness, strength, stamina, flexibility. Beginners are welcome! Wear loose clothing and soft shoes.  Bring a mat (optional) and water.

To register: go to the Circulation Desk with $20 cash, check or money order. Please indicate if you'd prefer in-person or virtual when you register.

Virtual/Take & Make Programs

Virtual Reiki/Meditation
Tuesdays of May 7, 21, June 4 & 18
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
VIRTUAL

 

Please join Reiki Master Teacher & Meditation/Mindfulness Instructor, Nadia Mitchell for a Virtual Reiki-infused Meditation Class. Enjoy Guided Imagery, relaxation and energy check-ins. Participants will feel a deep sense of relaxation, relief, reduced anxiety and enhanced mental clarity. Please wear comfortable clothing and have a Yoga mat and/or blanket handy with water to drink. All classes are on Tuesdays at 7:30 pm! 

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org, include the name of the program in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. 

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Weight Loss Essentials

Health & Wellness Programs (Non-Recurring)

In-Person/Hybrid
Programs

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Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands (Table event)
Wednesdays of May 8 & June 12
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
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Please visit the Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands outreach table!  They are here every month for 2 hours and are providing an array of free services for Caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s or any other Dementia.  WHHH provides free pamphlets, educational flyers, seminars too!

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Hispanic Counseling Center, INC (Table event)
Mondays of May 13 & June 10
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Hispanic Counseling Center, Inc provides community engagement, mental health wellness promotion, individual screenings for mental health conditions, brief counseling, and referrals to licensed mental health professionals, as needed. These services are free for the community and offered in both English and Spanish. 

No registration necessary, just stop by!

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New Horizon (Table event)
Wednesdays of May 15 & June 19
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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New Horizon Counseling Center provides FREE family support navigation services, to assist 
families of individuals who struggle with addiction.

No registration necessary, just stop by!

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Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council's Medicaid Enrollment
Mondays of May 20 and June 17
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council’s Medicaid Enrollment assistants will be in the library to provide Medicaid enrollment assistance to adults and children who are disabled or blind, and anyone over the age of 65. They can also answer any questions people may have regarding utilizing insurance, understanding their benefits, finding specialists, etc’.

First come, first served.

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First Responders (Table Event)
Thursdays of May 23 & June 27
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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Essential Workers , Educators, city public workers : Shield your health with First Responders Medical's 'Save a Hero' program. Expert heart and lung diagnostics by top cardiologists and pulmonologists, tailored for you. Don't wait for symptoms.  and secure your well-being today! Visit https://firstrespondersmedical-ny.com for more information.

No registration necessary, just stop by!

Language Learning

In-Person/Hybrid
Programs

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ESL - All Levels
Tuesdays of May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18 & 25

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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IN-PERSON AT LIBRARY

This class mixes conversation as well as grammar facilitated by an instructor. Beginners and all levels of English are encouraged to join!

Esta clase combina conversación y gramática facilitada por un instructor. ¡Se anima a los principiantes y todos los niveles de inglés a unirse!

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org, include the name of the program in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. 

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Learn Spanish
Tuesdays of May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18 & 25

7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
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IN-PERSON AT LIBRARY

Learn basic Spanish in a relaxed, comfortable environment.

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org, include the name of the program in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. 

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Conversational English -
(Beginner and Intermediate)
Saturdays of May 4, 11,  18, 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
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IN-PERSON AT LIBRARY

Join this class at the library to practice your English conversation skills facilitated by instructors. All are welcome!

Únase a esta clase en la biblioteca para practicar sus habilidades de conversación en inglés facilitadas por instructores. ¡Todos son bienvenidos!

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org, include the name of the program in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. 

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Conversational English -
(Advanced)
Wednesdays of May 1, 8, 1, 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19 & 26


5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
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IN-PERSON AT LIBRARY

Come to the library and practice English in a fun and relaxing way.

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org, include the name of the program in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. 

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American
Sign Language
Thursdays of May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13, 20 & 27

7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
HYBRID
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American Sign Language  is the third most used language in the United States. In this beginner class you will learn finger spelling, numbers, vocabulary and basic conversational phrases. Instructor Rosemary Algios holds a degree in American Sign Language and has many years of experience.

 

*Note: This program will be offered in-person and through Zoom.

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org, include the name of the program in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Please indicate which option you'd prefer in your email, virtual or in-person, since there is a 20 participant limit to our in-person programs.

Music, Theater, & Dance Programs

​**Note: Starting on April 4th, Line Dancing classes will be held at the VFW at 300 Broadway, Amityville, NY 11701 for the duration of our renovation project.
​**Note: Registration for all in-person adult programs for May/June will begin on Friday, April 26th for all Amityville Public Library cardholders and Monday, April 30th for all non-Amityville Public Library cardholders.

In-Person/Hybrid
Programs

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Latin Mix Dancing
Saturdays of May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1 & 8

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
IN-PERSON AT LIBRARY

If you've ever wanted to learn Latin dancing the easy way, this course is for you. These classes will cover Salsa, Merengue, Rumba and Cha Cha. In addition to simple and exciting Latin steps, this course will be covering styling, timing, and musicality.

 

Fee: $10.00 check, cash or money order made payable to the Amityville Public Library is due at registration.

 

To register: Bring your check, cash, or money order to the Circulation Desk to sign up.

**Ongoing session from April**

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Beginner Line Dancing with Ringo Montana
Thursdays of  May 30,  June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18 & 25

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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Learn to dance to a mix of country and popular music.

Fee: $10.00 check, cash or money order made payable to the Amityville Public Library is due at registration.

 

To register: Bring your check, cash, or money order to the Circulation Desk to sign up.

Virtual/Take & Make Programs

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Virtual Guitar with
Chris Fury

Mondays of May 6,  13, 20, June 3, 10, 17 & 24
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
VIRTUAL

Have you always wanted to play guitar? Do you have a guitar that is just sitting there collecting dust? Well let’s begin your musical journey. In this series of classes you will obtain a rock solid foundation to go from absolute beginner to actually playing the guitar. Join Chris Fury, a professional guitarist, who will coach you through the basics live during this virtual class. There will also be time for questions and answers as well throughout. So grab your guitars and let’s rock!

 

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Virtual Guitar” as the subject line. When registering, please include your full name in the body of the email.

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Virtual Ukulele with Chris Fury
Mondays of  May 6, 13, 20, June 3, 10, 17 & 24
8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
VIRTUAL

Join our brand new Beginner Ukulele class with Chris Fury.  Learn from the ground up how to play scales, melodies, chords and your favorite songs in this fun beginner friendly ukulele class.  Lets tune up and get strumming!

 

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Virtual Ukulele” as the subject line. When registering, please include your full name in the body of the email.

Other/General Programs

​**Note: Registration for all in-person adult programs for May/June will begin on Friday, April 26th for all Amityville Public Library cardholders and Monday, April 30th for all non-Amityville Public Library cardholders.
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In-Person/Hybrid
Programs

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Intermediate Mahjongg 
Wednesdays of May 1, 8, 15
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
IN-PERSON AT LIBRARY

Have you always wanted to play guitar? Do you have a guitar that is just sitting there collecting dust? Well let’s begin your musical journey. In this series of classes you will obtain a rock solid foundation to go from absolute beginner to actually playing the guitar. Join Chris Fury, a professional guitarist, who will coach you through the basics live during this virtual class. There will also be time for questions and answers as well throughout. So grab your guitars and let’s rock!

 

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Virtual Guitar” as the subject line. When registering, please include your full name in the body of the email.

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Urban Senior Job Program (Table event)
Wednesdays of May 1, 15, June 5 & 19
1:30 to 5:00 p.m.
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Are you at least 55, unemployed and looking to increase your income? You may be eligible to join the Urban Seniors Jobs Program.

This is a table event so no registration necessary. Just drop in!

 

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Understanding Medicare
Thursday, May 9
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Come and learn the A, B, C, & D’s of Medicare. This educational seminar will answer all your Medicare questions by shedding light on eligibility, enrollment periods, supplements vs Medicare advantage plans, drug coverage and pharmaceutical assistance programs. Bring your questions and get ready to finally grasp the fundamentals of Medicare.

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org, include the name of the program in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. 

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One-on-One Career Coaching
Mondays of May 13 and June 10 and Tuesdays of May 21 and June 18

6:00 or 7:00 p.m. (Choose one – 1 hour appointment)

 

Stephanie Jodlowski, a tenured career counselor with 15 years of experience, will provide assistance with resume writing, cover letters, career transition/direction advisement, job searching tips, job market analysis, mock interviewing / interview tips, compensation analysis / negotiating compensation tips, LinkedIn profile creation or revisement, etc. Registration is necessary so make an appointment with Stephanie as soon as possible! *

Note: If you do not respond to our reminder phone call/email, then we will consider your appointment cancelled. This is just to avoid any vacancies in case there is a waitlist.

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org, include the name of the program in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. 

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Relax and Recharge
Thursdays of May 16, 23, June 13 and 27
6:45 to 7:45 p.m.
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IN-PERSON AT LIBRARY

This is a gentle stretch, meditation, deep relaxation and aromatherapy class to activate the body's self healing powers and to rebalance your nervous system.  Bring a yoga mat, blanket and pillow.

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org, include the name of the program in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. 

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Considering Homeownership 
Monday, May 20
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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IN-PERSON AT LIBRARY

Join M&T Bank and review the costs and responsibilities associated with home ownership. Explore the loan and repayment process and learn how to find out if you are financially ready to own a home.

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org, include the name of the program in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. 

Virtual/Take & Make Programs

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Virtual Guitar with
Chris Fury

Mondays of May 6,  13, 20, June 3, 10, 17 & 24
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
VIRTUAL

Have you always wanted to play guitar? Do you have a guitar that is just sitting there collecting dust? Well let’s begin your musical journey. In this series of classes you will obtain a rock solid foundation to go from absolute beginner to actually playing the guitar. Join Chris Fury, a professional guitarist, who will coach you through the basics live during this virtual class. There will also be time for questions and answers as well throughout. So grab your guitars and let’s rock!

 

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Virtual Guitar” as the subject line. When registering, please include your full name in the body of the email.

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Virtual Ukulele with Chris Fury
Mondays of  May 6, 13, 20, June 3, 10, 17 & 24
8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
VIRTUAL

Join our brand new Beginner Ukulele class with Chris Fury.  Learn from the ground up how to play scales, melodies, chords and your favorite songs in this fun beginner friendly ukulele class.  Lets tune up and get strumming!

 

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Virtual Ukulele” as the subject line. When registering, please include your full name in the body of the email.

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How to Manage Your Paper (Without Losing Your Mind!) 
Monday, May 13
7:00 pm to 8:00 p.m.
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Marie Limpert & Annmarie Brogan of Organize Me! of NY, LLC will teach you techniques on how to manage your everyday paperwork with ease.  They will also answer questions and provide organizing solutions to common challenges that get people stuck. A short Q & A Session will follow the presentation.

 

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “How to Manage Your Paper” as the subject line. When registering, please include your full name in the body of the email. We'll email you the Zoom link as soon as it is available.

Cornell Cooperative
Tuesday, May 14
6:00 pm to 7:00 p.m.
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Do you have a favorite drink but don't know if it is good for you? Join us and learn how to figure out how much sugar your favorite drink is and how to make a better change.

 

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Cornell Cooperative - Sugar” as the subject line. When registering, please include your full name in the body of the email. We'll email you the Zoom link as soon as it is available.

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Where's My Stuff? The Ins and Outs of Managing Space
Monday, June 3
7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
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Marie Limpert & Annmarie Brogan of Organize Me! of NY, LLC will teach you unique and creative strategies for maximizing space and staying in control of your belongings.  They will also answer questions and provide organizing solutions to common challenges that get people stuck. A short Q & A Session will follow the presentation.

 

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Where's My Stuff” as the subject line. When registering, please include your full name in the body of the email. We'll email you the Zoom link as soon as it is available.

Cornell Cooperative
Tuesday, June 11
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
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Join us as we discuss the importance of fruits and vegetables and what to eat if you have diabetes.

 

To register: Email us at adult@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Cornell Cooperative - Fruits and Vegetables” as the subject line. When registering, please include your full name in the body of the email. We'll email you the Zoom link as soon as it is available.

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Technology/Computer Programs

In-Person Programs

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Tech Time
Saturdays of May 11 and June 8
IN-PERSON
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Meet with our tech and have all technology related questions answered. Bring in your cell phone, laptop, iPhone, Android or any tech-related questions for help navigating this ever-changing world of technology Call or visit the Reference desk to schedule an appointment!

To register: Call or visit the Reference Desk to schedule an appointment.

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