Brentwood - Public Library

Brentwood - Public Library
MAY / JUNE 2019
                           Brentwood




                                                                                                                            Newsletter
                           Public Library
                             Serving the Brentwood Community Since 1937.




INSIDE THIS ISSUE...
CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS
Pages 2-5

TEEN PROGRAMS
Pages 6-7

ADULT PROGRAMS
Pages 8-15

REGISTRATION INFO
Page 16




  Summer Reading
  at the Library!
  Look for the      symbol in
  the Children’s, Teen and Adult
  Departments to find out how
  to join the space-themed
  summer reading fun! Read
  books, earn prizes and come
  to our exciting programs all
  summer long!




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    Learning Together - Going Green
                                        In May and June our Learning Together programs focus on Earth-friendly
                                        activities, including conservation, recycling and gardening. These programs offer
                                        families an opportunity to explore creativity, learn and engage with each other.


                                                                          RECYCLED ROBOTS
                                                                          ages 5 & up with adult
                                                                          Saturday, May 11, 2:00-3:00 pm
                                                                          Discover how artists like Picasso created
                                                                          figures from recyclables and construct your
                                                                          own one-of-kind robot using recycled toys,
                                                                          boxes, computer parts, buttons and more.


                                                                          BIRD FEEDER
                                                                          ages 5 & up with adult
                                                                          Tuesday, May 14, 7:00-8:00 pm
                                                                          Make a bird feeder for your backyard out of shortening, bread
                                                                          and birdseed.


                                                                          GROW A GARDEN
                                                                          ages 5 & up with adult
                                                                          Saturday, June 1, 2:00-2:45 pm
                                                                          Learn about the life cycle of a plant in this interactive science
                                                                          program. Discover the importance of pollinators and plant
                                                                          your own mini garden with your family.


                                                                          CD SCRATCH ART
                                                                          ages 5 & up with adult
                                                                          Monday, June 3, 6:00-7:00 pm
                                                                          Re-purpose old CDs into beautiful works of scratch art.


                                                                          PROTECT THE PLANET
                                                                          ages 5 & up with adult
                                                                          Saturday, June 22, 2:00-2:45 pm
                                                                          Learn how to reduce, reuse and recycle in this interactive
                                                                          science program. Explore ways to protect the planet and create
                                                                          a family craft using recycled materials.


                                                                          CLEAN ENERGY WITH OZOBOTS
                                                                          ages 5 & up with adult
                                                                          Thursday, June 27, 2:00-3:00 pm
                                                                          Learn about the different forms of renewable energy and code
                                                                          Ozobots to navigate through a maze of the energy forms,
                                                                          avoiding the non-renewable energy sources.



                                                                          Programs may be photographed and/or videotaped for library publicity.

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SEE BACK COVER FOR REGISTRATION INFO.                                     Registration for May programs begins April 20.
                                                                          Registration for June programs begins May 18.


For the Family
                                                                        ERIK’S REPTILE SHOW
                                                                        ages 5 & up with adult
                                                                        Friday, May 3, 7:00-8:00 pm
                                                                        Join us for this amazing and interactive
                                                                        animal show, including some of the
                                                                        world’s most exotic creatures large and
                                                                        small, brought right to you!

                                                                        GET GRAPHIC! READER’S THEATER
                                                                        ages 6 & up with adult
                                                                        Saturday, May 4, 3:00-4:00 pm
                                                                        Act out skits from your favorite graphic novel series, including
                                                                        Dog Man, Amulet, The Babysitters Club, Big Nate and more!

                                                                        THE POWER OF FOOD: CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA
SUMMER READING CHALLENGE                                                ages 5 & up with adult
ages 5 & up                                                             Friday, May 10, 6:30-8:00 pm
Friday, June 28–Friday, August 23                                       Join Dr. Robert Dell’Amore as he demonstrates the power of
Blast off into reading this summer! Beginning on June 28, stop          healthy food! A delicious chicken tikka masala dish will be
by the Children’s Reference Desk to sign up and pick up your            prepared for participants to taste.
journal. Use your journal to write down or draw about books
                                                                        FAMILY NIGHT OUT
you’ve read or library programs you’ve attended! Show us your
                                                                        all ages
journal once a week to be entered into a weekly raffle for a chance
                                                                        Fridays, May 17 & June 7, 6:30 pm
to win a prize. Complete four weeks of the challenge to earn a
                                                                        No registration is required.
ticket to the end of the summer finale show with the Circus Guy!
                                                                        Bring the whole family to spend an
SUMMER READING KICK-OFF:



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                                                                        evening out at the movies! We’ll provide
STEVE PETRA’S BIG BANANA BLAST OFF!                                     the snacks and drinks! This event is
all ages                                                                                                             TICKET
                                                                        sponsored by the Suffolk County Police Department.
Friday, June 28, 7:00-8:00 pm                                           Movie titles will be announced at a later date. K E T
No registration is required.                                                                                             TIC
How much does an elephant weigh on the moon? Can Cosmoo                 FAMILY KARAOKE
                                                                        ages 5 & up with adult
the Cow jump over the sun? How many letters are in the outer
                                                                        Friday, June 14, 7:00-8:00 pm
space alphabet? And most importantly, is there pizza in space?
Blast off into astronomical fun as we kick off our summer               Rock out with us to songs the whole family can enjoy! Pick your
reading challenge with this incredible family show!                     favorite songs and show off your vocal skills!



HEALTH INSURANCE                                                                                  1,000 BOOKS BEFORE
ASSISTANCE                                                                                        KINDERGARTEN
Wednesdays, May 15 & June 19, 3:30-7:30 pm                                                        The best way to ensure that a child has
You and your family members may be                                                                the skills necessary to learn to read is
eligible for a health insurance program                                                           having someone read aloud to them. For
offered through New York State.                                                                   every 100 books you read together, your
Facilitated Enrollers from the Nassau-                                                            child will earn a book to keep. Register
Suffolk Hospital Council will be at the                                                           to participate at the Children’s Reference
library to assist people in applying for        CHILDREN’S BOOK REVIEWS                           Desk. It is never too early to build a love
Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus                                                             for reading!
                                                Children ages 8-12 can earn community
and Medicaid. Whether you are applying          service credit by reading and reviewing
for the first time or need help with your       books on their reading level! To submit a
coverage, the enrollers will be available to    review, fill out the form on the Children’s
help you with your application.                 Services blog.

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    For the Very Young                                                                                                Must be accompanied by an adult.


    DANIEL TIGER’S                                   PLAYGROUP                                               SENSORY PLAYGROUND
    NEIGHBORHOOD                                     ages 12-47 months (walkers)                             ages 2-5
    ages 3-5                                         Fridays, May 10, 17, 24, & June 7, 14, 21,              Wednesdays, May 29 & June 26, 10:30-11:30 am
    Wednesday, May 1, 7:00-7:45 pm                   10:30-11:30 am                                          Join us for a morning of sensory-based
    Listen to a story about Daniel Tiger and         Your child will enjoy a variety of toys                 play! We’ll explore different activity
    his friends and make adorable crafts.            and play activities designed to help                    stations that will stimulate your senses
                                                     coordination, motor skills, language                    and encourage learning.
    SIGN, SING AND PLAY                              development and social skills.
    ages birth-5 years                                                                                       PAJAMA STORYTIME
    Thursdays, May 2 & June 6, 10:30-11:15 am        NOODLE SUNFLOWERS                                       ages 3-6
    Sign language is a great way to jumpstart        ages 2-5                                                Thursdays, May 30 & June 27, 7:00-7:45 pm
    communication for your little one!               Wednesday, May 15, 7:00-8:00 pm                         Children can come dressed in their
    Learn sign language in a meaningful and          Make a sunflower out of pasta and                       pajamas, ready to listen to stories, sing
    playful way with Registered and Licensed         finger paint!                                           songs and dance.
    Occupational Therapist and Certified
    Signing Time Instructor, Lisamarie Curley.       PLAYDOUGH PLAY                                          MINION FUN
                                                     ages 2-5                                                ages 3-5
    PARACHUTE PARTY                                  Thursday, May 16, 10:30-11:15 am                        Wednesday, June 5, 6:30-7:15 pm
    ages 2-5                                         Use your imagination and our tools to                   Enjoy a fun story and make a variety of
    Friday, May 3, 10:30-11:15 am                    create your own playdough masterpiece                   Minion crafts.
    Join us for a morning of stories, songs and      to take home!
    parachute fun!                                                                                           SENSATIONAL SEAHORSES FOR
                                                     GROWN UP & ME BOOTCAMP                                  FATHER’S DAY
    SUPERPOWERED STORYTIME                           ages 1-4                                                ages 3-6
    ages 3-6                        HAPPY N'S
                                     CHILDRE         Saturdays, May 18 & June 22, 10:30-11:30 am             Thursday, June 13, 6:30-7:15 pm
                                          DAY
    Saturday, May 4, 10:00-11:00 am                  Get ready to work out with your little one              Explore special ways devoted fathers in the
    Listen to stories featuring                      during this interactive class led by health             sea help care for their little ones and create
    popular characters with                          and wellness enthusiast and nutrition                   a special seahorse craft for a loved one.
    superpowers and make a                           educator Amy Bly! Please bring water and
                                                                                                             OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD
    variety of superhero crafts!                     an exercise mat.
                                                                                                             STORYTIME
    TODDLER TIME                                                                                             ages 3-7
    ages 9-23 months                                                                                         Monday, June 17, 6:30-7:30 pm
    Tuesdays, May 7, 14, 21, & June 4, 11, 18,                                                               Blast off at the library as we listen to
    10:30-11:30 am                                                                                           out-of-this-world stories and make a craft.
    Share stories, songs, playtime and
                                                                                                             DOG HOUSE
    lots of fun.                                                                                             ages 2-5
    STORIES FOR 2’S AND 3’S                          MESSY ART BABIES                                        Tuesday, June 18, 6:30-7:30 pm
    Wednesdays, May 8, 15, 22, & June 5, 12, 19,     ages 6-18 months
                                                                                                             Join A Time for Kids as we play, learn and
    10:30-11:30 am                                   Tuesday, May 28, 10:30-11:30 am
                                                                                                             build in this preschool readiness program.
    Enjoy stories, songs and an art activity         Bring your baby in to enjoy some sensory                Activities include music, movement,
    with your child.                                 play and make a simple art project. Make                storytelling and a dog house craft.
                              KaWaIi ChArAcTeRs
                                                     sure to dress for a mess!
    A WHALE OF A MOM                                                                                         BABY MAD SCIENTISTS
    ages 3-6                                         FLOWER GARDEN                                           ages 6-18 months
    Thursday, May 9, 6:30-7:15 pm                    ages 2-5                                                Tuesday, June 25, 10:30-11:30 am
                                                     Tuesday, May 28, 6:30-7:30 pm
    Discover different animal moms in the                                                                    Bring your baby to enjoy
    sea and the special ways they care for           Join A Time for Kids as we play, learn and              sensory play and some simple
    their babies. We’ll also listen to a special     grow in this fun and fast-paced preschool               science. Dress for a mess!
    story and create a Mother’s Day card for a       readiness program. Activities include
    loved one.                                       music, movement, storytelling and a
                                                     flower garden craft.

                                                                                   Programs may be photographed and/or videotaped for library publicity.

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SEE BACK COVER FOR REGISTRATION INFO.
                                                                       Registration for May programs begins April 20.
                                                                       Registration for June programs begins May 18.


For School-Aged Children
TINKER LAB                                   DOG MAN: BRAWL OF THE                           BABYSITTING 101
ages 5-8                                     WILD PARTY                                      ages 12-17
Thursday, May 2, 6:30-7:30 pm                ages 7-12                                       Mondays, June 3 & 10, 6:00-8:30 pm
Wednesday, May 22, 6:30-7:30 pm              Monday, May 20, 6:30-7:30 pm
                                                                                             This Red Cross course is designed to
Friday, June 21, 6:30-7:30 pm                Everyone’s favorite graphic                     help develop the knowledge and skills
Wednesday, June 26, 6:30-7:30 pm             novel series is getting its                     necessary for the responsibility of being
Join us in our makerspace to create,         own party! Join us as we read some of the       a sitter: child safety, developmental stages
code and tinker in this STEAM-based          new book together, play Dog Man games           of children and how to plan activities
program! In each session we will learn       and make crafts!                                that are age appropriate. Hands-on
and experiment with different technology.                                                    activities and course certification are
                                             IDEA SQUAD                                      included. You must attend both sessions
MOTHER’S DAY CRAFT                           ages 9-12
                                                                                             to earn certification.
ages 7-12                                    Tuesday, May 21, 7:00-8:00 pm
Monday, May 6, 7:00-8:00 pm                  Calling all kids! Come hang out with            PAINT A PIGGY
Learn how to make easy 3D                    your friends, talk about what you want to       ages 7-12
paper tulip cards for your                   see in the library and have fun creating        Tuesday, June 4, 7:00-8:00 pm
loved ones.                                  projects! Participants will receive one         Design your very own piggy bank with
                                             hour of community service credit.               painter’s tape and acrylic paint.
GRAPHIC NOVEL CLUB
ages 8-12                                    THE PILLOWCASE PROJECT                          FATHER’S DAY SHIRT CARD
Tuesday, May 7, 7:00-8:00 pm                 ages 5-12                                       ages 7-12
                                             Thursday, May 23, 6:30-7:30 pm                  Monday, June 10, 7:00-8:00 pm
Join us for snacks and a discussion of Big
Nate’s Greatest Hits by Lincoln Peirce.      In this exciting program presented by           Celebrate dad or a special loved one
Stop by the Children’s Reference Desk to     the American Red Cross, children will           by creating a unique card in the shape
register and pick up a copy of the book.     decorate a special pillowcase and learn         of a shirt!
                                             important ways to stay safe, be prepared
IDEA LAB                                     and take action during an emergency.            LET’S DANCE
ages 9-12                                                                                    ages 5-8
Wednesday, May 8, 7:00-8:00 pm               SUPER SMASH BROS.                               Tuesday, June 11, 7:00-7:45 pm
Sunday, May 19, 2:00-3:00 pm                 ULTIMATE TOURNAMENT
                                                                                             Join Great South Bay Dance for a fun and
Thursday, June 20, 7:00-8:00 pm              ages 10-12
                                                                                             interactive dance class! Props and creative
Tuesday, June 25, 7:00-8:00 pm               Friday, May 24, 6:30-8:00 pm
                                                                                             games foster an exciting, engaging class.
Join us in our makerspace to create,         Do you think you’re the Super Smash
code and tinker in this STEAM-based          Bros. Ultimate champion? Come play on           BUTTERFLY WIND CHIMES
                                             the big screen and find out if you have         ages 5-8
program! In each session we will learn
                                             what it takes to win it all!                    Wednesday, June 12, 6:30-7:30 pm
and experiment with different technology.
                                                                                             Color your own butterfly wind chimes to
UNICORN PARTY                                GALAXY SLIME
                                                                                             hang up for summer!
ages 5-12                                    ages 8-12
Monday, May 13, 7:00-8:00 pm                 Wednesday, May 29, 7:00-8:00 pm                 GLOWING BOUNCY BALLS
                                             In a galaxy far, far away is...                 ages 8-12
Do you love unicorns?
                                             SLIME! Create some amazing,                     Wednesday, June 19, 7:00-8:00 pm
Get ready to spend a
magical evening making                       out of this world slime!                        Become a mad scientist and make your
crafts and enjoying a                                                                        very own glowing bouncy ball!
                                             ARTSY PAINT PARTY
unicorn-themed snack.                        ages 7-12                                       TOON LOVERS’ CLUB
JUNIOR WRITERS                               Friday, May 31, 6:30-8:00 pm                    ages 8-12
ages 8-12                                    Follow along with our expert instructor         Monday, June 24, 7:00-8:00 pm
Thursdays, May 16 & June 6, 7:00-8:00 pm     as she takes you step by step to create         Calling all cartoon and anime fans! Join
Get creative, learn all about writing        a beautiful whimsical whale masterpiece         us as we watch and discuss episodes
and play games in this fun-filled,           on canvas!                                      of Avatar: The Last Airbender while
author-led workshop!                                                                         enjoying snacks.



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    Ages 13-17
    SUMMER BUCKET LIST CHALLENGE                                             DESIGN A PICTURE FRAME
    Monday, June 10 – Friday, August 23                                      Thursday, May 16, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Take me to your reader! Blast off into summer with our brand             Get creative as we decorate a picture frame.
    new Teen Summer Bucket List Challenge. Beginning on June 10,
    stop by the Teen Services Desk to get your bucket list and earn          KPOP CLUB
    one prize each time you complete a challenge from the list!              Fridays, May 17 & June 14, 3:00-4:00 pm
                                                                             Annyeong! Enjoy Korean snacks while discussing
    SUMMER KICKOFF: BINGO!                                                   the latest Kpop releases.
    Monday, June 10, 3:00-4:00 pm
    No registration required.                                                THE POWER OF FOOD: TACO-LESS TACOS
    Come celebrate the beginning of the summer with your friends             Wednesday, May 22, 3:00-4:30 pm
    as we kick off the Summer Bucket List Challenge! Join us for an          Build your cooking skills during this fun demonstration by
    afternoon of bingo, pizza and more.                                      Dr. Robert Dell’Amore. You will learn ways to make better
                                                                             food choices and prepare healthier meals. Healthy tacos will
    PODCAST CLUB                                                             be prepared with lean ground turkey and served in a romaine
    Thursdays, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, & June 6, 13, 20, 27, 3:00-4:00 pm      lettuce taco shell.
    Calling all teens! Come share your thoughts and ideas during our
    weekly podcast club! Learn about audio recording and editing             AFTERNOON CANVAS PAINTING
    and become part of our Average Brentwood Teens podcast.                  Friday, May 24, 3:00-4:00 pm
                                                                             Join us for an afternoon of painting and create a masterpiece to
    TIE DYE T-SHIRT COOKIES                                                  take home.
    Friday, May 3, 3:00-4:00 pm
    Decorate three groovy t-shirt cookies using tie dye                      ANIME CLUB
    sugar glaze to take home and enjoy.                                      Wednesdays, May 29 & June 26, 4:30-5:30 pm
                                                                             Do you love anime? Connect with other teens who appreciate
    AFTER-SCHOOL GAMING                                                      Japanese animation! Join us as we watch anime, create
    Tuesdays, May 7, 14, 21, 28, & June 4, 11, 18, 25, 3:00-4:30 pm          anime-themed projects and enjoy Japanese snacks!
    No registration required.
    Join your friends after school to play video games on our big            BUTTON CANVAS ART
    screen TVs or to challenge each other at card and board games.           Friday, May 31, 3:00-4:00 pm
                                                                             Make your own design using buttons on a canvas.
    5 HOUR PRE-LICENSING COURSE
    Wednesdays, May 8, 22, & June 5, 19, 4:00-9:00 pm                        BABYSITTING 101
    You must be 16 years or older and have a picture learner’s permit        Mondays, June 3 & 10, 6:00-8:30 pm
    to take this mandatory course. On the day of the class, bring $40        This course is designed to help teens develop the skills necessary
    cash or money order made out to AOK Driving School. Military             for the responsibility of being a sitter: child safety, developmental
    and veterans get a $10 discount. Participants must be on time for        stages of children and how to plan age-appropriate activities.
    class: no one will be admitted after 4 pm.                               Hands-on activities and course certification are included. Teens
                                                                             must come to BOTH sessions to receive certification.
    TIME TUNNEL JOURNAL
    Friday, May 10, 3:00-4:00 pm                                             AIR PLANT MASON JARS
    Ever imagine yourself going into the future or the past? Welcome         Wednesday, June 5, 3:00-4:00 pm
    to the time tunnel! This workshop is presented by local published        Decorate a mini mason jar to hold an air plant—a
    authors T.S. Bradley and Mrs. T. Fantastic props are used to             plant that doesn’t need dirt to grow!
    inspire young minds to create amazing stories and experiences!
                                                                             SNACK AROUND THE WORLD: SCANDINAVIA
    BLINDFOLD CHALLENGE: POTATO CHIP                                         Friday, June 7, 3:00-4:00 pm
    TASTE TEST
                                                                             Join us as we snack around the world! We will enjoy sweet and
    Wednesday, May 15, 3:00-3:45 pm
                                                                             salty treats from Scandinavia this month. While we snack, we
    Can you correctly guess the flavor of a chip while blindfolded?          can learn a bit about the countries that make up Scandinavia and
    Test your taste buds during this crispy, crunchy challenge!              discuss which countries you would like to try in the future.


                                                                               Programs may be photographed and/or videotaped for library publicity.

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SEE BACK COVER FOR REGISTRATION INFO.                                 Registration for May programs begins April 20.
                                                                      Registration for June programs begins May 18.


                                                                       Volunteer Opportunities
UPLIFT BRENTWOOD GAMING TOURNAMENT                                     TEEN BOOK REVIEWS
Saturday, June 8, 11:00 am-4:00 pm                                     Teens can earn community service credit by reading and
Join us for an awesome video game tournament with                      reviewing books on their reading level! To submit a review, fill
refreshments, raffles and prizes! This event is hosted by              out the form on the Teen Services blog.
Uplift Brentwood.                                                      TEEN ADVISORY GROUP
NAME THAT TUNE & CHARADES                                              Wednesday, May 1, 3:00-4:00 pm
Wednesday, June 12, 3:00-4:00 pm                                       Come and share your ideas! Join us for a discussion about books,
Compete in various rounds as a team to try and name that               manga, movies, music, video games and everything else in
tune! There will also be several fun games of musical charades.        between! Any new programs or events you would like to see in
Each member of the winning team receives a prize, and                  the library? You will earn one hour of community service credit.
everyone receives candy!

BLACK GLUE GALAXY
Thursday, June 13, 4:00-5:00 pm
Create your own galaxy using black glue and watercolors.
                                                                       TEENS CARE
MYINTENT CHARM                                                         Monday, May 6, 3:00-4:00 pm
Wednesday, June 19, 3:00-4:00 pm
                                                                       Want to earn community service hours? Join us as we make
What word inspires or defines you? Stamp                               thank you gifts for firefighters. Make a special gift to say thank
your word and make custom engraved jewelry                             you to men and women who help save lives every day.
or a keychain.
                                                                       TOY PARAMEDIC
HACK MY LIFE                                                           Wednesday, May 8, 3:00-4:00 pm
Friday, June 21, 3:00-4:00 pm                                          Monday, June 17, 3:00-4:00 pm
Who doesn’t love a good life hack? We will be testing out              Need some volunteer hours and have some free time after
different life hacks to see which ones work the best. Not only         school? Donate your time to help us keep the library’s toddler
is it fun, but you will also learn simple hacks that will save you     playtime toys clean and in tip-top shape.
time and money!
                                                                       SHRINKY-DINK KEYCHAINS FOR SHELTER
WAX SUSHI CANDLES                                                      ANIMALS
Monday, June 24, 3:00-4:00 pm                                          Monday, May 13, 3:00-4:30 pm
Roll beeswax sheets and cotton wicks to make tasty looking             Using special paper, create shrinky-dink keychains of
sushi candles!                                                         adoptable shelter animals. Keychains will be donated to the
                                                                       shelter for the animals’ new owners!
PERLER BEADS
Friday, June 28, 3:00-4:00 pm                                          CITIZEN PREPAREDNESS COURSE
Make fun pixilated art out of Perler Beads using                       Monday, May 20, 3:00-4:00 pm
provided templates or your own imagination.                            This training gives an overview of how to prepare for, respond
                                                                       to and recover from natural and man-made disasters.

AVERAGE
BRENTWOOD TEENS
PODCAST
Check out Average
Brentwood Teens, a podcast
from the Brentwood Public                                              PERLER BEAD SORTING VOLUNTEERS
Library where teens discuss           Free!                            Monday, June 3, 3:00-4:00 pm
pop culture, life as a teen                                            Help us sort our Perler Bead collection and earn community
and anything else that pops          Ave
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                                                                       service hours at the same time!
                                      B rent e
into their heads. Listen and                 w o od
                                              Teens
subscribe on your favorite
podcast app.
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    Career                                                                                                                    All are welcome.


    COMO ADMINISTRAR                                FREE ONLINE COURSES                           FINANCIAMIENTO Y MANEJO
    SUS INGRESOS                                    THROUGH UNIVERSAL CLASS                       FINANCIERO DE TU NEGOCIO
    Miércoles, 1 de mayo, 6:30-8:00 pm              Monday, May 20, 2:00-3:30 pm                  Martes, 11 de junio, 6:30-8:30 pm
    Este taller está diseñado para ayudarle         Gain unlimited access to over 500 online      Aprenda directamente de banqueros y
    a tomar control de su presupuesto               courses with your Brentwood Library           asesores financieros como maximizar sus
    general, deudas, tarjetas de crédito y a        Card. Enroll and take classes at your own     ganancias y tomar decisiones adecuadas
    comprender su puntaje FICO para obtener         pace, receive feedback from instructors       para obtener buenos resultados en su
    independencia financiera. Este programa         and earn Continuing Education Units           negocio. Este programa es posible gracias
    es posible gracias a People’s United Bank.      (CEUs). Space is limited.                     a Stony Brook SBDC.

    NURSING CAREER PATHS                            COMO HACER UN PLAN DE                         ONE-ON-ONE COLLEGE
    Monday, May 6, 6:30-8:00 pm                     NEGOCIO, PASO A PASO                          & CAREER COUNSELING
                                                    Martes, 28 de mayo, 6:30-8:30 pm              Monday, June 17, 6:00-9:00 pm
    Are you interested in the nursing
    profession? Don’t miss this workshop            ¿Qué es un plan de negocio? Cuando            Our bilingual (English-Spanish) Career
    where you will learn more about the             debería hacerse y cuáles son los              and College Counselor Manny Velasquez-
    different types of nursing jobs and             beneficios. Aprenda a crear un plan de        Paredes will assist you with career
    education programs.                             negocio paso a paso. Este programa es         exploration, foreign career credential
                                                    posible gracias a Stony Brook SBDC.           questions, resume and cover letter
    SALARY NEGOTIATION                                                                            preparation, job applications, and more.
    STRATEGIES
    Wednesday, May 8, 2:00-4:00 pm                                                                TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM
                                                                                                  FOR BUSINESS
    Attendees will learn how to negotiate
                                                                                                  Wednesday, June 19, 6:30-8:30 pm
    and articulate their worth confidently.
    This program is made possible by Long                                                         Learn how to generate buzz and build
    Island Cares.                                   MEJORE SU INGLES                              website traffic for your business using
                                                    CON ROSETTA STONE                             social media.
    INDEED 101                                      Lunes, 3 de junio, 2:00-3:30 pm
    Monday, May 13, 2:00-3:30 pm                                                                  EL ARTE DE VENDER
                                                    ¿Sabía que la Biblioteca Pública de           EN LA ERA DIGITAL
    Learn how to set up a free account on           Brentwood le ofrece acceso a Rosetta          Martes, 25 de junio, 6:30-8:30 pm
    Indeed.com, create and upload a resume,         Stone Language, programa popular para
    apply for jobs from your phone or tablet                                                      Aprenda como incrementar la venta
                                                    el aprendizaje de idiomas? Haga una
    and more. Space is limited.                                                                   de sus productos y aprovechar las
                                                    cita para aprender a usar este programa.
                                                                                                  herramientas del mercado digital para
    COMO INICIAR TU PROPIO                          Requisito: Tiene que tener una tarjeta de
                                                                                                  crear estrategias de mercadeo exitosas.
    NEGOCIO, PASO A PASO                            la Biblioteca Pública de Brentwood y un
                                                                                                  Este programa es posible gracias a Stony
    Martes, 14 de mayo, 6:30-8:30 pm                correo electrónico.
                                                                                                  Brook SBDC.
    Aprenda los SI y NO antes de iniciar            HOW TO FILL OUT THE FAFSA
                                                                                                  ASSISTANCE WITH THE FAFSA
    un negocio, como calcular los costos de         (FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID)
                                                                                                  (FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID)
    inicio, pasos para registrar su negocio y       Wednesday, June 5, 6:30-7:30 pm
                                                                                                  Wednesday, June 26, 2:00-5:00 pm
    donde y como obtener asistencia durante         An admissions counselor from
    el proceso. Este programa es posible                                                          A financial aid counselor from Suffolk
                                                    Suffolk Community College will discuss
    gracias a Stony Brook SBDC.                                                                   County Community College will help you
                                                    the eligibility criteria for financial aid,
                                                                                                  complete and submit your FAFSA form.
                                                    the types of aid available and the
    INTRODUCTION                                                                                  By appointment only.
    TO WORDPRESS                                    application process.
    Wednesday, May 15, 6:30-8:30 pm                                                               CONSEJERÍA-ASESORÍA
                                                    INDEED 101 (EN ESPAÑOL)                       DE NEGOCIOS GRATUITA
    Create your own webpage using this              Lunes, 10 de junio, 2:00-3:30 pm.
    free software. Learn how to format                                                            Haga una cita para ser asesorado por un
                                                    Aprenda a crear una cuenta gratuita en        consejero de negocios de Stony Brook
    text, add images and let your visitors          Indeed, subir su currículum existente
    email you. Work at home on the website                                                        SBDC quien provee asistencia a pequeñas
                                                    o crear uno nuevo para atraer a               empresas para resolver asuntos de orden
    you start in class. Prerequisite: Basic         empleadores y como llenar aplicaciones
    computer knowledge.                                                                           organizacional, financiero, de mercadeo y
                                                    de trabajo desde su teléfono celular o        técnicos, según la necesidad. Llámenos al
                                                    tableta. Espacio es limitado.                 Departamento de Carreras y Negocios al
                                                                                                  631-273-7883, ext.132 para hacer su cita.
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SEE BACK COVER FOR REGISTRATION INFO.                                                Registration for May programs begins April 20.
                                                                                     Registration for June programs begins May 18.


Onsite Recruitment                                                                Citizenship
UPCOMING ONSITE RECRUITMENT                                                       CITIZENSHIP CLASS
AND ORIENTATION DATES:                                                            Wednesdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 & June 5, 12, 19,
Event details will be posted on brentwoodcdc.wordpress.com                        7:00-8:30 pm
                                                                                  Adults who are preparing to take the United States
                                                                                  Citizenship Test are invited to join our weekly classes.
THE ODYSSEY GROUP                                                                 Each class will focus on the 100 citizenship test
Thursdays, May 9 and 23, 3:00-5:00 pm                                             civics questions and the USCIS writing and reading
Thursdays, June 6 and 20, 3:00-5:00 pm                                            vocabulary for the Naturalization Test.


                                                                                  GRASP (GED)
TARGET TEMPORARIES
Thursdays, May 16 and 30, 3:00-5:00 pm
Thursdays, June 13 and 27, 3:00-5:00 pm                                           GRASP WORKSHOP & ASSESSMENT
                                                                                  Monday, May 6, 5:00-8:45 pm
                                                                                  A representative from BOCES will explain how this
                                                                                  home study program can help you obtain your New
RANDSTAD                                                                          York State High School Equivalency Diploma. Simply
Wednesday, June 12, 3:00-5:00 pm                                                  sign up and pick up assignments from the library.
                                                                                  When you complete your work, drop off the package
                                                                                  to receive feedback and more study material tailored
                                                                                  to your needs. Must be 21 years or older to attend.


Computer Help
INTRODUCTION TO                            INTRODUCTION TO                         INTRODUCCIÓN A                          INTRODUCCIÓN A
COMPUTERS I                                COMPUTERS III                           COMPUTADORAS I                          COMPUTADORAS III
Saturday, May 4, 2:00-4:00 pm              Saturday, June 1, 2:00-4:00 pm          Jueves, 16 de mayo, 6:30-8:30 pm        Jueves, 13 de junio, 6:30-8:30 pm
Learn the basics: turning                  Get an introduction to a                Aprenda los conceptos                   En esta sesión, recibirá
the computer on/off, using                 spreadsheet program which               básicos: como encender/                 una introducción a un
the desktop, working with                  can be used for personal                apagar la computadora,                  programa de hoja de cálculo,
the mouse, opening/closing                 finances and much more.                 usar el escritorio, trabajar            que puede usarse para
                                                                                                                           las finanzas personales y
programs, understanding                    Prerequisites: Basic computer           con el ratón, abrir/cerrar
                                                                                                                           mucho más. Prerrequisitos:
Windows elements and                       skills or Introduction to               programas, entender los                 Conocimiento básico de
getting out of trouble.                    Computers I and II classes.             elementos de Windows                    computadoras o Introducción
Prerequisites: None.                                                               y solucionar problemas.                 a Computadoras I y II.
                                           INTRODUCTION TO                         Prerrequisitos: Ninguno.
INTRODUCTION TO                            COMPUTERS IV                                                                    INTRODUCCIÓN A
COMPUTERS II                               Saturday, June 15, 2:00-4:00 pm         INTRODUCCIÓN A                          COMPUTADORAS IV
Saturday, May 18, 2:00-4:00 pm             This class covers using copy,           COMPUTADORAS II                         Jueves, 27 de junio, 6:30-8:30 pm
Learn basic word processing                cut and paste, multitasking,            Jueves, 23 de mayo, 6:30-8:30 pm
                                                                                                                           Esta clase práctica abarca
skills. Prerequisites:                     working with graphics,                  Aprenda a trabajar con                  el uso de copiar, cortar
Basic computer skills                      Windows painting tools                  texto, archivos y habilidades           y pegar, realizar tareas
or Introduction to                         and more. Prerequisites:                básicas de procesamiento                múltiples, trabajar con
Computers I class.                         Basic computer skills or                de textos. Prerrequisitos:              gráficos, usar las herramientas
                                           Introduction to Computers I             Conocimiento básico de                  de pintura de Windows
                                           and II classes.                         computadoras o Introducción             y más. Prerrequisitos:
                                                                                   a Computadoras I.                       Conocimiento básico de
    = Open to non-residents                                                                                                computadoras o Introducción
                                                                                                                           a Computadoras I y II.

Programs may be photographed and/or videotaped for library publicity.
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ADULT
 Health & Fitness
 TAI CHI ON THE GREEN                            FIRST AID/CPR/AED
 Wednesdays, May 8, 15, 22, 29, 10:00-11:00 am   Saturday, May 25 or June 22, 9:30 am-4:30 pm
 Join instructor Laurince McElroy as he          Learn how to recognize and care for a
 guides you through this gentle exercise.        variety of first aid emergencies. Successful
 Wear comfortable clothing and light, soft-      students will receive a certificate for Adult
 soled shoes or bare feet. This class will be    and Child First Aid/CPR/AED that is
                                                 valid for two years. A fee of $65.00 payable
 held outdoors on our beautiful green lawn.
                                                 in cash or money order on the day of class
 MEMORY FITNESS: FEED                            is required.
 YOUR BRAIN!                                                                                         ENTENDIENDO LA PÉRDIDA
                                                 ZUMBA                                               DE MEMORIA
 Wednesday, May 15, 2:00-3:30 pm
                                                 Wednesdays, June 5, 12, 19, 26, 9:30-10:30 am       Sábado, 8 de junio, 10:00 am-12:00 mediodía
 Join Librarian Julia for another session        Join instructor Cindy Merkler as she                Patrocinado por Family Service
 focused on keeping our brains healthy as        teaches this Latin inspired dance fitness
 we age. Jenna Brown, RDN, of ShopRite                                                               League’s Caregiver Program y el LI
                                                 class great for all fitness levels! Wear
 in Bay Shore will show us how to make an        comfortable workout clothes and sneakers            Chapter del Alzheimer’s Association.
 antioxidant salad.                              and bring a towel and water.                        Los fondos para los Cuidadores son
                                                                                                     proporcionados por Suffolk County Office
                                                 MEDICARE BASICS                                     for Aging y US Department of Health and
                                                 Wednesday, June 5, 10:00 am-12:00 noon              Human Services por parte de NYS Office
                                                 A Health Insurance Information                      for Aging.
                                                 Counseling and Assistance Program                   Entienda los conceptos básicos: pérdida
                                                 (HIICAP) counselor will provide                     de memoria, demencia y enfermedad de
                                                 information and counseling                          Alzheimer es un taller presentado por la
                                                 about Medicare.                                     Asociación de Alzheimer para cualquier
                                                                                                     persona que desee saber más sobre la
                                                 MEN’S HEALTH: ALL YOU NEED
 SENIOR SELF-DEFENSE                             TO KNOW                                             enfermedad de Alzheimer y las demencias
 Thursday, May 23, 6:30-8:00 pm                  Wednesday, June 12, 7:00-8:00 pm                    relacionadas. Por favor regístrese
                                                                                                     llamando al (800) 272-3900. Cuidado de
 Learn self-defense concepts and                 An introduction to common urologic                  niños y cuidado para la persona que vive
 techniques in this class taught by Gerard       problems encountered by men as they                 con demencia está disponible. El espacio
 Senese, an 8th degree Black Belt.               age. Topics include prostate cancer,                es limitado. Se proveerá almuerzo.
                                                 erectile dysfunction and low testosterone.



                                                 ONLINE STUDENT SUPPORT                              SEPA SUS DERECHOS
                                                 GROUP                                               Jueves, 16 de mayo, 6:00-8:00 pm
                                                 Tuesdays, May 7-June 25, 6:30-8:30 pm
                                                                                                     Presentado por la Sociedad de Ayuda
                                                 Although online learning is convenient, it          Legal del Condado de Suffolk, este
                                                 is hard to find motivation when studying            programa desmitifica y educa a los
                                                 alone. Join us for the opportunity to meet          ciudadanos sobre cómo comprender a los
 ADULT SUMMER READING 2019                       and work alongside fellow students in our           tribunales, cómo manejar adecuadamente
 June 28-August 23                               new quiet study rooms.                              la interacción policial y qué esperar si
                                                                                                     lo arrestan.
 The universe is full of stories. Join us this   MY SISTAS SUPPORT GROUP
 summer to explore a world of books!             Thursdays, May 9, 23, & June 13, 27, 7:00-8:30 pm   SENIOR ICE CREAM SOCIAL
 Whatever you read counts to win weekly                                                              Friday, May 17, 2:00-3:00 pm
                                                 Is someone hurting you or do you live
 prizes. Everyone gets a prize just for
                                                 in constant fear? Join women who have               In celebration of Older Americans
 signing up and the chance to enter our
                                                 left domestic abuse. My Sistas is a safe            Month, join us at the Library for games,
 raffle. All you need is your Brentwood
                                                 place where women receive and give the              prizes and a variety of ice cream with
 Public Library card to register for this
                                                 support necessary to break free. Become             your favorite toppings!
 stellar summer reading club!
                                                 free today!



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SEE BACK COVER FOR REGISTRATION INFO.                                                  Registration for May programs begins April 20.
                                                                                       Registration for June programs begins May 18.


Driving                                                                           No children are permitted in classes. No se permiten niños en la clase.


AARP SAFE DRIVING                                         DEFENSIVE DRIVING                                        MANEJO DEFENSIVO
Mondays, May 6 or June 3, 9:30 am-4:00 pm                 Saturdays, May 4, 18 or June 1, 22                       Sábados, 11, 25 de mayo, o 15, 29 de junio
Receive a ten percent discount on your                    9:30 am-3:30 pm                                          9:30 am-3:30 pm
auto insurance for three years and                        Save ten percent on your auto insurance                  Ahorre el diez por ciento en su seguro
remove up to four points from your                        for three years and remove up to four                    de auto por tres años y elimine hasta
driving record with this class for adults                 points from your driving record by taking                cuatro puntos en su record de conductor
over 49 years old. A separate check or                    this six hour course. Fee of $28 in cash                 tomando este curso de seis horas. Paga
money order payable to AARP-$20 for                       or money order payable to the Empire                     $28 en efectivo o giro postal al Empire
members and $25 for non-members-                          Safety Council is due on the day of class.               Safety Council el día de clase. Residentes
is due on the day of the class for each                   Non-district residents may sign up a week                fuera del distrito pueden inscribirse una
participant. No cash will be accepted.                    after the registration date.                             semana después de la fecha de registración.



What’s Cooking?                                                                              Program attendance is limited to registered attendees only.


CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION                                 CHOCOLATE SNICKERDOODLE                                  “CHEESEBURGER” CAKE
Friday, May 3, 1:00-2:30 pm                               BANANA BREAD                                             Tuesday, June 25, 6:30-8:30 pm
                                                          Friday, June 14, 6:00-7:30 pm
Chef Rob will share his delicious recipes                                                                          Fanny Cakes will demonstrate how
inspired by this festive holiday. On the                  In this hands-on class Chef Rob will show                to create a cake that looks like a
menu: taco stew, chicken quesadillas                      you how to make this super moist bread                   cheeseburger!
(fajita-style) and a mango-pineapple salsa.               with cinnamon crunch on top. Please
                                                          bring 1 loaf pan, 2 medium bowls and a
                                                          rubber spatula.



Train Trip                                                                            Concerts & Performances
                                                                                       All are welcome. No registration required.




ON YOUR OWN TRAIN TRIP TO NYC                                                         LATINOLOGY
Saturday, May 18, 9:15 am or Saturday, June 15, 9:15 am                               Sunday, May 5, 2:00-3:30 pm
Take a discounted train trip into the city and do as you please                       Latinology is a dynamic musical ensemble that fuses salsa,
once you arrive! Sign up in advance at the library. On the day of                     merengue, cha-cha, bachata, rumba and bolero with the sounds of
the trip meet by the ticket booth at the Brentwood Train Station                      jazz, soul and pop. Dance to the ballads of Frank Sinatra and Tony
at 9:15 am where tickets will be distributed and registrants will                     Bennett, the salsa beats of Tito Puente and Eddie Palmieri and the
board the train as a group. All registrants must be in the first                      funky soulfulness of Earth, Wind & Fire and Stevie Wonder.
train car. Arrive at Penn Station and return home on any train
prior to midnight.                                                                    HAITIAN FLAG DAY CELEBRATION
                                                                                      Sunday, May 19, 2:00-3:30 pm
In-person registration only. $10.00 per ticket, roundtrip (non-
refundable, cash only). Limit to six (6) tickets per person.                          Join us for our annual celebration with La Troupe Zetwal
                                                                                      founded by Sherley Davilmar and Linda Pierre-Louis Elyse.
If space permits, non-residents may register a week after the                         The troupe strives to be an ambassador of the Haitian culture
registration date.                                                                    expressed in exciting traditional folklore dances.
    = Open to non-residents


Programs may be photographed and/or videotaped for library publicity.
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ADULT
 Arts & Crafts                                                                     Program attendance is limited to registered attendees only.


 ADULT COLORING CLUB                               DISTRESSED MASON JAR                                 PAINTING WITH JUNE:
 Thursdays, May 2, 23 & June 6, 20, 7:00-8:30 pm   CENTERPIECE                                          DRAGONFLIES & LUPINES
                                                   Thursday, May 16, 6:00-8:00 pm                       Tuesday, June 4, 6:00-8:00 pm
 Join Librarian Adabelle for creativity,
 relaxation and camaraderie. Bring your            Paint, distress and decorate a mason jar             Dragonflies spring from your paintbrush
 own supplies or use ours! No artistic ability     that you can use to create a centerpiece             to dance in a garden of bright lupine
 needed. Must be 18 or older to attend.            for your table.                                      flowers as June guides you in creating this
                                                                                                        magical summer scene.
 HOOK & NEEDLE CLUB
 Wednesdays, May 1, 8, & June 5, 12, 19, 26,                                                            CHEF APRON
 6:30-8:30 pm                                                                                           Tuesday, June 11, 6:30-8:30 pm
 Interested in knitting and crocheting?                                                                 Design your own apron just in time for
 Join us to practice with fellow beginners                                                              your summer barbecues.
 and get the chance to learn from more
 experienced members. All are welcome!                                                                  LEARN HOW TO MAKE
                                                                                                        LOTION BARS
 SPECIAL OCCASION CARDS                            PATRIOTIC FLORAL                                     Tuesday, June 18, 6:00-7:30 pm
 Tuesday, May 7, 6:00-8:00 pm                      ARRANGEMENT
                                                                                                        Watch a demonstration on how lotion
 Never able to find the perfect card for           Tuesday, May 28, 6:30-8:30 pm
                                                                                                        bars are made. Everyone will receive a
 that special occasion? This is your chance        Silk red, white, and blue carnations,                recipe, information about the materials
 to create a beautiful card with a special         ribbons and a tin basin will be used to              used and where to source them and a
 message all your own.                             create this attractive flower piece perfect          lotion bar of their own to take home.
                                                   for the summer.
 LEARN TO KNIT SOCKS
 Wednesdays, May 15, 22, & 29, 6:30-8:30 pm                                                             TERRARIUMS
                                                   TISSUE BASKET
                                                                                                        Friday, June 28, 6:00-8:00 pm
 Learn how to knit your very own                   Saturday, June 1, 9:00 am-12:30 pm
 socks! You will need a set of double              OR 1:00-4:30 pm                                      Create your own little living world in this
 pointed needles size 3 or 4, 9-inch                                                                    hands-on terrarium workshop. If weather
                                                   Weave a decorative basket to cover your
 circular needles and a skein of sock yarn                                                              permits, the class will be held on the
                                                   tissue box.
 of at least 220 yards.                                                                                 Green. Bring a blanket or chair to sit on.



 CITIZEN PREPAREDNESS
 Tuesday, May 21, 2:00-3:00 pm
 Learn how to prepare, respond and recover from a manmade or
 natural disaster in your community.
 BROADWAY ON A BUDGET
                                                                           SHREDDING DAY
 Friday, June 7, 6:00-7:30 pm
                                                                           Saturday, June 8, 10:00 am-12:00 noon
 During this interactive presentation, theatre enthusiast Brian
 Stoll will share with you several money-saving tips on how to see         AARP is sponsoring this free document shredding event held
 Broadway shows for under $50! He will also discuss all things             in the Library parking lot. Shred your old documents and
 Broadway beginning with the history and importance of the                 confidential files safely and securely! You may bring up to
 Broadway Playbill, as well as share his extensive collection of           two boxes of personal papers and witness the on-site mobile
 autographed Playbills and other theatre memorabilia.                      shredding process provided by Quality Shredding. All shredded
                                                                           papers are recycled.
 STONY BROOK MEDICINE
 MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY VAN                                                    SEMINARIO PARA COMPRADORES DE VIVIENDA
 Friday, June 7, 9:00 am-5:00 pm                                           POR PRIMERA VEZ
 Free breast exams and mammograms will be provided by Stony                Martes, 25 de junio, 6:00-8:00 pm
 Brook Medicine in collaboration with SHARE and LatinaSHARE.               Conozca sobre los subsidios para compradores de vivienda y los
 Screenings will take place in the Center’s Mammography Van                programas de asistencia para el pago inicial y de asesoría
 located in the Library’s parking lot. For more information or to          de vivienda.
 register, please call the Adult Reference Desk at (631) 273-7883 x120.

                                                                              Programs may be photographed and/or videotaped for library publicity.

12    B R E N T W O O D N Y L I B R A R Y. O R G · M AY/J U N E 2 0 1 9       Please notify library staff if you prefer not to be photographed or videotaped.
SEE BACK COVER FOR REGISTRATION INFO.                                  Registration for May programs begins April 20.
                                                                       Registration for June programs begins May 18.


History                                                               Genealogy
LOCAL LEGENDS AND
LANDMARKS: PILGRIM
STATE HOSPITAL
Sunday, May 19, 1:00-2:00 pm
Explore the history of the world’s
largest psychiatric hospital with this
presentation featuring records and
articles on the institution’s history.                                FINDING LOST FAMILY
                                                                      Saturday, May 25, 10:00-11:30 am
MEMORIAL DAY HISTORY ON LONG ISLAND                                   Hear Patricia Ann Kellner share her story discovering lost family
Saturday, May 25, 1:00-2:30 pm                                        through traditional genealogy and DNA testing.
Learn about the history of Memorial Day and how it has been
observed locally.                                                     ROOTS AND THE GENEALOGICAL
                                                                      PROOF STANDARD
SECRETS OF BRENTWOOD: PART 2                                          Saturday, June 22, 10:00-11:30 am
Thursday, June 20, 7:00-8:00 pm                                       Join Librarian Peter Ward for an introduction to the ideas behind
Discover the interesting lives of the founding fathers of             genealogical proof through an influential critique of Alex Haley’s
Brentwood and the community of Modern Times.                          famous novel and the book Genealogy Standards.



Literacy
The Brentwood Public Library offers a variety of ESL classes for adults. Classes are available from Basic/Beginner to Advanced.
Call (631) 273-7883 ext. 133 or stop by the Reference Desk for more information.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE                                                      SPANISH CONVERSATION GROUP
WORKSHOPS              (sign-up required)                             Fridays, 10:00 am-12:00 noon
Beginner, Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30 pm                         Practice your Spanish language skills in a small group atmosphere.
Intermediate, Fridays, 2:00-3:30 pm
Advanced, Thursdays, 10:00-11:30 am
Improve your English skills in a facilitated group. Please stop by
the Learning Center to sign up.

FRIENDLY ENGLISH CONVERSATION
Saturdays, 1:30-3:00 pm
Improve your English language skills in a relaxed,
supportive environment.



Adult Special Services                                                               Registration reserved for adults with special needs.


MEMORIAL DAY WREATH                                                       Adult Special Services is geared towards patrons
Tuesday, May 21, 10:00-11:30 am OR 6:30-8:00 pm                           who have sensory issues, are on the autism
We will make a red, white and blue wreath with flowers, ribbon            spectrum or who may have other specific needs. If
and other accessories to hang on your door.                               there are any accommodations you need in order to
                                                                          make this program more accessible to you, please
PAINT & DECORATE WOODEN TOOL BOXES
                                                                          let us know. Residency required to attend programs.
Tuesday, June 11, 10:00-11:30 am OR 6:30-8:00 pm
                                                                          Must be 18 or older to attend.
We will be painting and decorating wooden toolboxes and then
filling them with candy.

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ADULT
 Friendly English Book Club                                                                  Thursdays at the Movies
                                                                                                   showings at 2:00 & 6:30pm

 We welcome all English learners to join us in reading and discussing stories from
 The Labors of Hercules by Agatha Christie. Let’s solve the mysteries together with the
 famous private detective Hercule Poirot! Registration is open to everyone. Books are




                                                                                                                  June 6
                                                                                          May 2
 available at the Circulation Desk.

 “THE GIRDLE OF HIPPOLYTA”
 Monday, May 20, 10:00-11:30 am
 A painting by Rubens has been stolen from Simpsons’                                          Mary Poppins            On the Basis
 Galleries. A girl from a prestigious private school has been                                    Returns                 of Sex
 kidnapped. Is there a connection between these two crimes?
                                                                                              (PG) 2h 10 min         (PG-13) 2h 0 min
 Hercule Poirot will find out!

 “THE FLOCK OF GERYON”
 Monday, June 17, 10:00-11:30 am




                                                                                                                  June 13
 Miss Carnaby finds the activities of a religious sect suspicious.




                                                                                          May 9
 She helps Hercule Poirot to investigate and prevent a series
 of murders.



 Book Discussions                                                                           Instant Family
                                                                                           (PG-13) 2h 10 min
                                                                                                                     Welcome to
                                                                                                                       Marwen
                                                                                                                   (PG-13) 1h 56 min
 THE ROAD TO WELLVILLE
 by T. Coraghessan Boyle
 Wednesday, May 1, 7:00-8:30 pm




                                                                                                                  June 20
                                                                                          May 16
 Comic satire on our obsession with health and nutritional fads set in
 1907 at Dr. John Harvey Kellogg’s infamous Battle Creek Spa.

 NO ONE CAN PRONOUNCE MY NAME: A NOVEL
 by Rakesh Satyal
 Wednesday, June 5, 7:00-8:30 pm                                                          Fantastic Beasts:             A Dog’s Way
 A humorous and tender story about characters in an Indian                                 The Crimes of                  Home
 American community in Ohio straddling the divide between                                   Grindelwald                (PG) 1h 37 min
 Eastern and Western cultures.                                                            (PG-13) 2h 13 min



 Anime
                                                                                                                  June 27
                                                                                          May 23




                                                                                              Aquaman        Holmes & Watson
                                                                                           (PG-13) 2h 22 min (PG-13) 1h 30 min


 ANIME NIGHT FOR ADULTS
 Mondays, May 6, 13, 20, & June 3, 10, 17, 24, 6:00-8:30 pm
                                                                                          May 30




 Watch and discuss your favorite anime and discover new shows while enjoying
 refreshments. A new anime will be featured each week. Whether you’re an Otaku or
 just curious, all are welcome! Must be 18 or older to attend. Non-district residents
 may sign up a week after the registration date.
                                                                                             Bumblebee
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SEE BACK COVER FOR REGISTRATION INFO.                                    Registration for May programs begins April 20.
                                                                            Registration for June programs begins May 18.


          Wednesday                          Community Assistance
         Movie Matinee
           showings at 2:00 pm                                                                   ONE-ON-ONE MEDICARE
                                                                                                 COUNSELING AND ASSISTANCE
                                                                                                 (must be Medicare Eligible)

                                                                                                 Wednesdays, May 8 or June 12,
                                                                                                 10:00 am-12:00 noon
                       June 5
May 1




                                                                                                 Meet with a Suffolk County RSVP
                                                                                                 (Retired Senior Volunteer Program)
                                                                                                 volunteer from HIICAP (Health Insurance
                                                                                                 Information, Counseling & Assistance
                                             NEED FOOD ASSISTANCE?                               Program) for information about Medicare
   Mary Poppins            The Cowboys
                                             Tuesdays, from 2:00-4:00 pm                         health insurance and benefits, the Extra
   (G) 2h 19min            (PG) 2h 14min
                                                                                                 Help for prescription drugs program and
      (1964)                  (1972)         Stop by the library for a free confidential         the EPIC program.
                                             screening by an Island Harvest
                                             representative to determine if you                  SENIOR ADVOCATE
                                             are eligible for the SNAP and receive               Wednesday, June 12, 2:00-4:00 pm
   Adult Gaming                              assistance applying for the program.                A representative from the Suffolk County
                                             Pase por la biblioteca para una evaluacion          Office for the Aging will answer questions
                                             confidencial gratuita por un representante          about Medicare, HEAP, and SNAP and
                                             de Island Harvest para determinar si usted          assist you in applying for those benefits.
                                             es elegible para SNAP y reciba asistencia
                                             para aplicar al programa.                           NY STATE OF HEALTH
                                                                                                 NAVIGATOR
                                             MOBILE FOOD PANTRY                                  Thursdays, from 9:00 am-12:00 noon
                                             Tuesdays, May 7, 21 & June 4, 18, 2:00-3:00 pm      A NYS of Health Navigator will be
                                             Island Harvest’s Mobile Food Pantry                 available to assist you in enrolling for
                                             distributes food to those in need. No               health insurance through the New York
   VIDEO GAME NIGHT
                                             identification is required.                         State of Health Exchange (Affordable Care
   Thursdays, May 2 & June 6,
                                                                                                 Act).
   6:00-8:00 pm                              COMMUNITY HEALTH
   Category: Fighting games on our           ACTIVATION PROJECT                                  COMMUNITY LEGAL HELP
   PS4. Must be 18 or older to attend.       Tuesdays, from 2:00-4:00 pm                         Tuesdays, from 2:00-5:00 pm
   Non-district residents may sign up a      The CHAP program helps individuals                  Do you need help with a legal problem?
   week after the registration date.         increase their skills, knowledge and                Free limited legal advice and assistance
                                             confidence about their role in their own            is available on various topics.
                                             health care. The Wellness Coach assists             ¿Necesita ayuda con un problema legal?
                                             with helping individuals connect to                 Ofrecemos asesoramiento y asistencia
                                             primary and preventive medical care,                legal limitada gratuita en varios temas.
                                             health insurance navigation and other
                                             valuable community resources that help
                                             address the social determinants of health.

   MAGIC THE GATHERING
   OPEN PLAY
   Fridays, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31,
                                             Books for the Homebound
   & June 7, 14, 21, 28, 6:00-8:30 pm
   Play Magic the Gathering with other       Brentwood Public Library cardholders who cannot come in to the library due to a
   fellow players. Must be 18 or older       temporary or permanent physical disability or confinement at home because of prolonged
   to attend. Non-district residents may     illness, extended convalescence or advanced age are eligible to join this program. For
   sign up a week after registration date.   information about this free service, call Ms. Schumacher at (631) 273-7883, ext. 124 or
                                             stop by the Information & Reference Desk to pick up an application.




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                                                                                        REGISTER FOR
 info@brentwoodnylibrary.org              Programs may be photographed and/or
                                          videotaped for library publicity. Please
 LIBRARY HOURS                            notify library staff if you prefer not to
 Monday-Friday: 9am-9pm
 Saturday: 9am-5pm
                                          be photographed or videotaped.
                                                                                        PROGRAMS
 Sunday: 12-4pm (Through May 19)
                                          Utilization of the Library for proprietary
                                          purposes, commercial or profit-making
 LIBRARY IS CLOSED                        enterprises, or fundraising, regardless       • Unless specifically noted, registration for May
 Sunday, May 12                           of the individual’s business or non-profit
                                                                                        programs begins Saturday, April 20. Registration for
 Sunday, May 26                           status, is strictly prohibited.
                                                                                        June programs begins Saturday, May 18.
 Monday, May 27
                                                                                        • Unless specifically mentioned, all programs are free.
                                                                                        • Your place in a program is held for ten minutes.
 BOARD OF TRUSTEES                        DESIGN PRODUCTION                             • Please let us know in advance if you will need any
 Mary Reid, President                     Kelvin Carrion                                special accommodations because of a disability.
 Ellen Edelstein, Vice President          Tevin Vuong
 William Menendez, Trustee                                                                CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS
 Francis Picart, Trustee                  NEWSLETTER EDITORS
 Dorina Barksdale, Trustee                Kris Schumacher                               Children’s programs are available to Brentwood
                                          Celia Vollmer                                 Library cardholders, ages 12 and under. Register
 LIBRARY DIRECTOR                         Margaret Utset                                online at brentwoodnybrary.org, in person or by
 Thomas Tarantowicz, Jr.                                                                phone at (631) 273-7883, ext. 211 or 212.
                                          PRINTING
 ASSISTANT DIRECTOR                       Pine Barrens Printing                           TEEN PROGRAMS
 Xibelualka Solis
                                                                                        Teen programs are available to Brentwood Library
                                                                                        cardholders, ages 13-17. Register online at
                                                                                        brentwoodnylibrary.org, in person or by
                                          To exhibit your work or display a             phone at (631) 273-7883, ext. 210, 211 or 212.
 Gallery and Display                      collection, contact Celia Vollmer
                                          at (631) 273-7883, ext. 169.                    ADULT PROGRAMS
                                                                                        Adult programs are available to Brentwood
 MAY 2019                                 JUNE 2019                                     Library cardholders, ages 18 and older. Register
                                          Gallery: Santiago Mejia will display          online at brentwoodnylibrary.org, in person or
                                          his oil paintings of the Dominican            by phone at (631) 273- 7883, ext. 123.
                                          Republic.
                                                                                          CAREER CENTER PROGRAMS
                                          Display: Carolina Cambronero
                                          will display her retro video                  Unless specifically noted, Career
 Gallery: Lucy Krzemkowska will           games collection.                             Development Center programs are open
 display her flowers in acrylic.                                                        to everyone aged 18 and older. Register
 Display: Linda Varady will display                                                     online at brentwoodnylibrary.org, in person
 her vintage purses and jewelry.                                                        or by phone at (631) 273-7883, ext. 132.
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