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Wednesday, Sept. 28

Beginners Knitting
From 6:30—8 p.m., the Parkville Library will host a knitting course. Learn to knit in a hands-on, judgment free zone. Join librarian and knitting superstar Sheila to learn the basics. No experience necessary. Knitting needles and yarn will be provided. The library is at 10 Campbell St., New Hyde Park. Call 516-466-8055 for any further information.

Thursday, Sept. 29

Project Independence
At 11:30 a.m., the Parkville Library will host a Project Independence discussion group. Project Independence of the Town of North Hempstead provides services and opportunities for seniors that enable them to live independently while maintaining socially active and healthy lives. This includes being a resource for social and recreational interests. The library is at 10 Campbell St., New Hyde Park. Call 516-466-8055 for any further information.

Book Discussion
At 1:30 p.m., the Parkville library will host a Long Island Reads event on Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult. The novel is a radiant exploration of the enduring love between mothers and daughters and the idea that those we can’t forget are never truly gone. Discussion will be led by Judy Snow. The library is at 10 Campbell St., New Hyde Park. Call 516-466-8055 for any further information.

Friday, Sept. 30

More Project Independence
At 10:30 a.m., the Parkville Library will hold a Project Independence men’s group. The library is at 10 Campbell St., New Hyde Park. Call 516-466-8055 for any further information.

Tuesday, Oct. 4

Board Meeting
There will be a Village of New Hyde Park board meeting at 8 p.m. at village hall, 1420 Jericho Tpke. Call 516-354-0022 for more information.

Monday, Oct. 10

Columbus Day
The Village of New Hyde Park will be closed for business in honor of the Columbus Day holiday.

Tuesday, Nov. 1

Little Listeners
From 10:30 to 11 a.m., the Parkville Library will hold a little listeners event. The event will celebrate wonderful stories chosen just for preschoolers. The interactive 30-minute storytime is full of fun activities with group movement songs. Siblings are welcome. For 2 to 5 year olds with parent/caregiver. The library is at 10 Campbell St. Call 516-466-8055.

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Toy Time
From 10:30 to 11 a.m., the Parkville Library will host a toy time. Enjoy 45 minutes of preschool fun featuring a musical setting, singing, puzzles and toys in which little ones can play and climb. For 10-17 month olds only. The library is at 10 Campbell St. Call 516-466-8055.

Ongoing

Classroom Volunteers Needed
If you have an hour or two each week to volunteer in one of our classrooms in the New Hyde Park-Garden City Park School District under the supervision of the teacher, contact Eileen Bileski at 516-434-2306 and be part of the district’s volunteer program. There is no prior experience necessary to participate in the program. Volunteers do a variety of activities with children such as reading to students or helping with classroom projects. The district is also looking for community volunteers, with a music background, to assist music teachers with students for one or two hours a week. If you would like more information on this program, call Bileski at 516-434-2306.

Great Neck Library Closing

Library patrons connected to the Internet are asked to check the website: www.cancellations.com for library weather related closings.

In order to access this service, library district residents can log on to cancellations.com, type in their zip code or Great Neck Library and obtain information on program cancellations or library closings. At no charge, residents can request automatic emails from cancellations.com when the library has posted any information. This is a great way for library district residents who are connected online to be advised of weather related changes in library hours or programs.

New Hours At Library Branches

Parkville Branch:
10 Campbell St., New Hyde Park
Monday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Sunday

Station Branch
The Gardens at Great Neck
26 Great Neck Rd., (2nd level)
Monday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Sunday

Lakeville Branch
475 Great Neck Rd., Great Neck
Monday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Sunday.

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