Upcoming At The Libraries


CalSYO_052915ATuesday, June 2

Author Visit

Jennifer Cody Epstein, author of The Gods of Heavenly Punishment, visits the Syosset library at 7 p.m. to discuss her book and the life of a writer. Copies of the book will be on sale at this free, no registration required, event.

Title Swap With Librarians

Residents are invited to the Syosset library at 1:30 p.m., as librarians and patrons will share their favorite titles. You will leave with a great summer reading list. There is no registration required for this free event.

Wednesday, June 3

Business Program

The Syosset library hosts Barbara Whiting, Economic Development Specialist from the Small Business Association, as she presents a free discussion at 7 p.m. on how local businesses can get certified to work with the federal government.

Thursday, June 4

Celebrating The Centennials

Film historian Philip Harwood returns to the Syosset library at 1 p.m. for a free presentation on the many film stars and directors celebrating centennials in 2015. In this film series, Harwood celebrates the 100th birthdays of Academy Award winners beginning with vocalist/actor/recording artist Frank Sinatra in From Here to Eternity. The series continues with different topics on July 2, Aug. 6 and Sept. 3.

Friday, June 5

Let’s Chat

Joyce Tobkes hosts a free program from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Syosset library. This senior peer group will discuss facing come of the challenges of growing older. No registration necessary.

Tuesday, June 9

A Reality Check

Dr. Joe Kenner comes to the Syosset library at 2 p.m. for a discussion on current events. This seminar will take the form of a town hall-like discussion with plenty of time for attendees to participate and check facts about key current events.

Thursday, June 11

The Smothers Brothers

The Syosset library presents a free multimedia look at the Smothers Brothers with Ira Epstein at 2 p.m. With their cutting edge comedy, they tested the boundaries of censorship in the US and paved the way for a new generation of TV comedy shows.

Friday, June 12

CalSYO_052915BThe Cruise Experience

Want to go on a cruise? Go to the Syosset library for a free presentation by Joe Valenti, cruise lecturer, at 2 p.m. This is an informative and entertaining talk about planning, preparing, and selecting a cruise, and how to get the most out of your experience, including packing, shore excursions, communications, money matters and medical information.

Thursday, June 18

Rehabilitation of Sagamore Hill

The Syosset library celebrates the re-opening of Sagamore Hill with a free 2 p.m. presentation by the historic site’s curator Susan Sarna. A discussion on the enormous undertaking of rehabilitating the Theodore Roosevelt Home, and the work involved in relocating and protecting the museum’s collection with this PowerPoint presentation.


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Steve Mosco, former editor-in-chief at Anton Media Group, is a columnist for Long Island Weekly's food and sports sections. He fancies himself a tastemaker, food influencer and king of all eaters.

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