Upcoming Events

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Book Tasting: Tour of Italy

March 22, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Books & Authors, Culture, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Program Description:
Join us on a literary taste tour of Italy!  Spend some time sampling different genres to see what you might like to read next.  At the end of the tour, check out your favorite books and enjoy classic Italian snacks.  Grades 6-12. ...

Books On Tap - Commonwealth Brewery Now Read This

March 26, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Meet to discuss this month’s selected titles: The Mothers by Brit Bennett or The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware.  Book club copies are available for check-out at the Bayside Library information desk. Adults. Registration is not re...

Books on Tap at Wasserhund Brewing

March 28, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Meet to discuss this month’s selected title: SALT HOUSES by HALA ALYAN. Book club copies are available for check-out at the GREAT NECK information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: From a dazzling new literary voic...

History Comes Alive! Book Club

April 1, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Program Description:
Learn how Colonial Americans travelled and how we got the term “trailblazer” then discuss our April book club title: Big Roads: the untold story of the engineers, visionaries and trailblazers who created the American superhighways by Earl Swift. ...

Family Book Club

April 1, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Join for six weekly storytelling, reading, and discussion sessions featuring award-winning children’s books led by professional storytellers and story lovers. START (Serving, Thriving, and Reading Together) is a unique humanities-based and famil...

TCC Literary Festival Presents: Jon Pineda

April 2, 2019
11:30am - 2:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Upstairs Crystal
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Workshops & Lectures
Program Description:
The poet, memoirist and novelist won the Crab Orchard Award Series in Poetry Open Competition for his first book, “Birthmark.” His other collections include “The Translator’s Diary,” winner of the Green Rose Prize, and “Little Anodynes...

Read and Share: Romance Readers

April 3, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Conference Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Program Description:
Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. Talk about titles you like and hear what others enjoy. Swap favorites old and new or spread the word about your favorite reads. Adults. Registration is not required. ...

Read and Share

April 8, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Special Services Area
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. Talk about titles you like and hear what others enjoy. Swap favorites old and new or spread the word about your favorite reads.  Adults.  Registration is not required. ...

Family Book Club

April 8, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Join for six weekly storytelling, reading, and discussion sessions featuring award-winning children’s books led by professional storytellers and story lovers. START (Serving, Thriving, and Reading Together) is a unique humanities-based and famil...

Now Read This: Book Chatters

April 11, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Conference Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Program Description:
Meet to discuss this month’s selected title: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Gann. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Pungo-Blackwater Library Information desk. Adults. Registratio...

Now Read This

April 16, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Book Title:  "The Immortalists" by Chloe Benjamin It's 1969 in New York City's Lower East Side.  Word has spread of the arrival of a traveling psychic woman who claims to be able to foretell anyone the day they will die. The four adolesc...

Poetry on Your Plate!

April 18, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
April is National Poetry Month! Let's cook up some poems about delicious things to eat, write poetic recipes and bring home a poem on a plate to share with your family. We'll read scrumptious poems sure to make you hungry for more tasty verses! Grade...

Family Book Club

April 22, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Join for six weekly storytelling, reading, and discussion sessions featuring award-winning children’s books led by professional storytellers and story lovers. START (Serving, Thriving, and Reading Together) is a unique humanities-based and famil...

Books On Tap - Commonwealth Brewery Now Read This

April 23, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Meet to discuss this month’s selected title: Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Bayside Library information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: Woman in Cabin 10 &n...

Books on Tap at Wasserhund Brewing

April 25, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Meet to discuss this month’s selected title: THE ATOMIC CITY GIRLS by JANET BEARD. Book club copies are available for check-out at the GREAT NECK information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: In November 1944,...

Family Book Club

April 29, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Join for six weekly storytelling, reading, and discussion sessions featuring award-winning children’s books led by professional storytellers and story lovers. START (Serving, Thriving, and Reading Together) is a unique humanities-based and famil...

Family Book Club

May 6, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Join for six weekly storytelling, reading, and discussion sessions featuring award-winning children’s books led by professional storytellers and story lovers. START (Serving, Thriving, and Reading Together) is a unique humanities-based and famil...

Family Book Club

May 13, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Join for six weekly storytelling, reading, and discussion sessions featuring award-winning children’s books led by professional storytellers and story lovers. START (Serving, Thriving, and Reading Together) is a unique humanities-based and famil...

Now Read This

May 21, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Book Title:  "The Great Alone" by Kristin Hannah Alaska, 1974. Ernt Allbright, a Viet Nam vet, has returned home a volatile man.  He impulsively moves his family, Cora and 13 year old Leni, to live off the grid in a remote area of Alaska...

Books On Tap - Commonwealth Brewery Now Read This

May 28, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Meet to discuss this month’s selected title: Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Bayside Library information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: Woman in Cabin 10 &n...

Books On Tap - Commonwealth Brewery Now Read This

June 25, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Meet to discuss this month’s selected title: Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Bayside Library information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: Woman in Cabin 10 &n...