Upcoming Events at the Jericho Public Library

Thursday, November 10th

2:00pm Hybrid: Art Lecture-The Tudors Art & Majesty in Renaissance England with Professor Thomas Germano England’s Tudor dynasty was a thriving home for the arts. The demanding, high-stakes royal patronage by Henry VIII and England’s first two reigning queens, Mary and Elizabeth, enlisted a truly cosmopolitan cadre of artists. This visual lecture relates to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition on view from October 10, 2022 through January 8, 2023.

7:00pm Teens: Finding and Securing Competitive Summer Programs and Internships With C2 Education Applying for competitive Summer Programs and Internships is a time-consuming and multifaceted process. We will discuss how to research and find these programs, what is typically needed for the application, and what steps you will need to take to complete a successful application. For Teens in grades 9 through 12. Parents are welcome!

 7:00pm Chess (Grades 1-6) Whether you’re new to the game or an avid player, this program will help improve your game and develop new strategies and skills.

Friday, November 11th

10:30am In-Person: Jump for Joy (Ages 18 months to 5 years) Come to this lively program of music and activities for you and your child.

Saturday, November 12th

9:00am Teens: Practice SAT/ACT with The Princeton Review Register with The Princeton Review to take either a practice ACT or SAT online. After the test, you’ll receive a comprehensive score report detailing your strengths and weaknesses.

11:00am In-Person: Cooking Demonstration: Winter Fruits & Vegetables We will explore the benefits of cooking and eating winter fruits and vegetables! Andrea will cook them into tasty samples for you to taste. Andrea is a clinical nutritionist and private health chef.

Cost: $3.00 per person (Non-refundable) Register online or at the Circulation Desk by November 7th.

2:00pm Teens: Dungeons & Dragons: Treasure in the Sky A magical item of great power has been stolen by Sky Pirates. Will you be able to reclaim it before it falls into the wrong hands? Get a chance to experience the greatest role playing game. Choose a character and take to the skies in this thrilling adventure. The Dungeon Master will guide you on your quest for the adventure of a lifetime.

Sunday, November 13th

2:00pm In-Person: Our Band presents LANDSCAPES Our Band’s award-winning songs draw from the classics to Gershwin and Tin Pan Alley to Appalachia, Eastern Europe and even the spine-tingling harmonies of the Everly Brothers and the craft of Burt Bacharach. Sasha Papernik and Justin Poindexter are thrilled to present a program of their new repertoire as well as music that inspires them, all served with wit, virtuosity and close harmony.

Tickets are required and available to ALL. Two tickets per person. Non-ticket holders will be seated as space allows.

This program is co-sponsored by the Jericho Public Library and the Town of Oyster Bay Distinguished Artists Concert Series.

Monday, November 14th

7:00pm Virtual Elementary Science: Moon Phases (Pre-K to Grade 2) Become a scientist as you conduct experiments with just a few common household materials. This month, learn about the phases of the moon!

Tuesday, November 15th

3:30pm Evergreen Earth Team (EET) Endangered Species (Grades 4-6) Learn how to distinguish between the terms threatened, endangered and extinct and understand why so many animal populations are disappearing.

7:00pm Board of Trustees Meeting The public is invited to attend the monthly Jericho Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting.

7:00pm Book Discussion: Miss Daisy is Crazy by Dan Gutman (Grades 3-4) Pick up a copy of the book in the Children’s Room and read it prior to the program. Bring a device to play Kahoot!

7:00pm Virtual: Talk About Books with Fran Cohen: Horse by Geraldine Brooks Horse by Geraldine Brooks

Three stories, three time frames all connected by the greatest racehorse in American History. A sweeping historical fiction of spirit, obsession and injustice. Listeners are welcome!

Wednesday, November 16th

11:00am Sensory Storytime (Ages 2 to 5 years) This is a special program designed for children who may need extra sensory support. It combines traditional storytime components with sensory elements to enhance the experience.

2:00pm In-Person Movie: I’ll Find You Drama/Music/Romance – A Catholic opera singer and a Jewish violin virtuoso dream of performing together at the legendary Carnegie Hall in New York City, but the German invasion of Poland tears them apart. Starring Adelaide Clemens, Leo Suter, and Stephen Dorff. Unrated. 1 hour, 56 minutes.

7:00pm Marionette Storytime (Grades 3 to 5) At this special storytime you will learn to make a marionette to keep as a friend.

Thursday, November 17th

3:30pm Native Americans (Grades 2 to 5) Take a journey back in time when the Native Americans inhabited the land. See artifacts of the Matinecock Indians whose villages were on Long Island.

7:00pm Pajama Storytime (Ages 3 years to K) Children will enjoy 1/2 hour of stories and make a craft.

Friday, November 18th

2:00pm Hybrid: Great Performers with Marc Courtade: David Niven The Moon’s A Balloon David Niven was a British actor known for his wit, class, elegance and humor. His acting career spanned 50 years, was interrupted during World War II to serve in the British Army. Niven’s career resurged in the late 1950s when he won an Academy Award as Best Actor for Separate Tables. He became even more popular, appearing in big budget war and action films, as well as suave comedies, including several Pink Panther films. Niven also had success as a writer, including his well known autobiography The Moon’s a Balloon.

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