1 The December February 2018. 2017. LIBRARY. The Newsletter of the Northport -East Northport Public Library FOR ADULTS. Scarf, Hat, Mitten, Glove & Sock Collection December 1-30. Help local residents keep warm this winter by donating scarves, hats, mittens, gloves, and socks. All sizes, child through adult, will be accepted. Materials may be new or handmade. All donations will be given to the Family Service League for distribution to area families and individuals in need. Drop off your donations at the display table in the lobby of either Library building through December 30. n Ope l l Chronic Low Back Pain: n Ope l l Jewels of Alpine Europe A General Guide to a to a (N) Thursday, December 6, 1:00 (N) Monday, December 3, 10:00 Join us as we explore six Alpine Chronic low back pain is a leading cause of disabil- countries, each with a unique ity and loss of productivity in the working population.
2 Culture while sharing the most In the retired population, it often leads to decreased beautiful mountains in the world. quality of life. In this talk, Dr. Anthony Lau, Assistant Learn about their history, cuisine, Professor of Neurosurgery at Northwell Health, will artistic heritage and more as we focus on a practical approach to classifying back pain tour the Alps in Germany, Austria, and discuss the spectrum of treatment and therapy Italy, France, Switzerland, and Lichtenstein. Patricia options available. Summers will be your guide no passport necessary! n Ope l l Making Sense of the News n Ope l Medicine Collection Both Real and Fake to a l to a (N & EN) Thursday, December 6, (N) Monday, December 3, 7:00 3:30-6:30 If you feel overwhelmed by the massive amounts The Northport Police Department and of news, propaganda, rumors, and advertising that the Suffolk County Sheriff's Office will bombard you every day, you are not alone.
3 Join collect unused or expired prescription Jonathan Anzalone of Stony Brook University's Center and over-the-counter medications. Proper for News Literacy to learn about the current state of the disposal of these items is essential for risk reduction news media and discuss methods for sorting fact from and environmental protection. No questions asked fiction in a confusing information landscape. and no personal information is required. Northport : Items in pill form only. n Ope l l Family Service League East Northport : Items in pill form as well as hypo- to a (EN) Thursday, December 6, dermic needles and liquids. The hypodermic needles 10:00 :00 must be stored in a heavy-duty plastic container Representatives from Family Service with a tight-fitting, puncture-resistant lid and labeled League will be available to answer questions sharps.
4 About the programs this organization provides This event is co-sponsored by the Northport -East Northport from its various locations across Long Island. Community Drug and Alcohol Task Force. Inside: More Programs for Adults, Teens, and Children FOR ADULTS FOR ADULTS. n Ope l l Emergency Preparedness n Ope l l Falconry on Long Island On-Your-Own Train Trip Computer Classes to a to a (EN) Thursday, December 6, 7:00 (EN) Monday, December 10, 7:00 Michael Fink, Volunteer Program Coordinator for The sport of falconry has a rich history throughout to New York City Suffolk County Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services the world. It involves a dedicated and knowledgeable (N) Saturday, December 15, 9:19 will discuss everything you need to know to prepare falconer and a healthy, well-trained raptor working Departure from Northport Station, iPad and iPhone: Round Trip $12 per person for, and recover from, natural and man-made disasters.
5 Together as a team. Come meet Chris Paparo and his Take in the sights and sounds of New York City! Photos and Photography The discussion will be followed by a question and red-tailed hawk as he talks about the instincts of (EN) Wednesday, December 5, 7:00 answer period. This program is sponsored by Assem- raptors, how they are trained, and what it takes to Meet a Library staff member at the station house at 8:55 (transfer at Huntington). Your return ticket is Learn how to take and share photos using your blyman Andrew P. Raia. be a falconer. iPad or iPhone. Get tips on how to compose a shot, good on any Northport -bound train that leaves Penn edit with the Photos app, share, organize, and store n Ope l Forecasting the Winter Storm Season n Ope l l Andy Warhol at the Whitney Station before midnight.
6 Your photos. Registration is underway. (NENC276). to a l (N) Friday, December 7, 7:00 to a (N) Tuesday, December 11, 7:00 A nonrefundable $12 fee (cash or check payable to The Friends of the Library) is due at the time of Winter will be here before you know it! Meteorologist New York City's Whitney Museum of American Art registration. In person registration begins All About Facebook Geoff Bansen will discuss the complexity of making is hosting the first comprehensive Andy Warhol retro- November 24. (NENA779) (N) Thursday, December 13, 7:00 a winter forecast, including the many variables that spective in nearly 30 years. The celebrities, soup cans, In this lecture and demo class, you will learn the impact weather predictions (including Siberian snow disaster paintings, and screen tests in Warhol's works cover, North Atlantic Oscillation, etc.)
7 Mr. Bansen will presaged our current era of social media and self n Ope l l Sound Brass Quintet basics of Facebook, the popular social networking to a (N) Sunday, December 16, 2:00 website. Registration is underway. (NENC277). also recap last winter and talk about some historic promotion. Thomas Germano will present a visual The Sound Brass Quintet returns for a winter winters and blizzards on Long Island. lecture discussing Warhol and other major pop artists concert for the whole family featuring an exciting SeniorNet: Dazzling iPad Apps and artworks from the late 1950s to the 1970s. (EN) Tuesday, January 8, 2:00 Gingerbread House Decorating and entertaining program of thrilling brass music There are more than million apps for the iPad and holiday favorites.
8 A reception with members of for Adults (N) Saturday, December 8, 1:00 Medicare Counseling the quintet follows. Please join us as we celebrate offered in the Apple App Store. Which ones should the December holidays with great music! you try? Join us for demonstrations of useful and Why should children have all the fun?! (EN) Wednesday, December 12, interesting apps that take advantage of the iPad's In this program, adults will have a chance 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, or 11:30 (NENA783) Foods to Travel By: multimedia capabilities, including educational, (N) Tuesday, December 18, to decorate their own individual ginger- 9:30, 10:00, 10:30, or 11:00 (NENA784). Cheese and Chocolate e-book, and entertainment apps. Registration begins bread houses. Guy Gagliano of Swan Bakery brings all November 26.
9 (NENC278). A volunteer from the Health Insurance Information, (N) Monday, December 17, 12:00 the items needed to create a fabulous holiday confec- Counseling, and Assistance Program (HIICAP) will Join Savvy Sightseer Jeanne Schnupp for a unique tion you supply the imagination and inspiration! answer questions one-on-one about Medicare and afternoon of discovery and camaraderie at an interna- n Ope l Blood Pressure Check A $10 nonrefundable materials fee is due at the time to a l Wednesday, December 5, supplementary insurance by appointment. Registration tional cheese tasting and Swiss chocolate fondue of registration. In person registration is underway. (N) 9:30-10:30 & (EN) 11:00 :00 begins December 1. party. You will enjoy a selection of cheeses imported Space is limited.
10 (NENA781) A nurse from Visiting Nurse Service is available to from Europe, while hearing interesting food facts and provide a free blood pressure check. n Ope l A Christmas Story viewing scenes from each country. Round out the Northport Arts Coalition presents event with chocolate fondue! The delectable recipe l to a (N) Sunday, December 9, 1:30 AARP Smart Driver Course n Ope l to a l will be available to take home. A $5 nonrefundable Film historian Larry Wolff will present Barry Mitterhoff Klezmer Trio materials fee is due at the time of registration. (EN) Wednesdays, December 5 & 12, 1:00-4:00 a lecture and PowerPoint highlighting (N) Wednesday, December 12, 7:00 In person registration begins December 1. (NENA782) Registration is underway at the East Northport the making of this Christmas classic and The Barry Mitterhoff Klezmer Trio is Danny Alias Library only.