North Babylon Public Library

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Events and More

NASA

Space Launch-See the live space launch now scheduled for Saturday, May 30 @ 3:22 pm

Children’s Events

Join Ms Liz for an Earth Day Story-time and Craft. Click Click here to view on Facebook.

Checkout Miss Marylou on Facebook tonight @ 7 pm for her latest pajama story-time, Pajama Story-time with Miss Marylou: Poppy the Panda. The new Friday story-time, Story-time with Miss Marylou: Ducks will premiere Friday, May 29 @ 11 am..

“The BIGGEST Ever Library Show”– Join this family concert by Beth & Scott and Friends sponsored by Friends of the Library of Rutherford on Friday, May 29 @ 4 pm. This is a time to relax, laugh and singalong. Password is LIBRARY.

Express Yourself!-FREE Live ZOOM video chat tours of Pollock-Krasner House with Education Coordinator Joyce Raimondo. For children ages five to twelve:  Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 5 through May 28. 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.  Join their Zoom Meeting

Goodnight with Dolly – Thursday evenings at 7 PM.

KIDZ BOP Daily Dance Break-It is a way to move and stay active together. A different KIDZ BOP Dance Along video at 3 PM EST.

Learn How to Draw Disney Characters with Michael Woodside-Daily drawing class where kids and grownups learn how to draw Disney characters.

Lunch Doodles With Mo Willems – New episodes will be posted each weekday at 1:00 p.m.

Museum of Science, Boston-Museum of Science, Boston. “Ask a Scientist” programs weekdays, 12 noon and 3 pm daily and Science in Action @ 1 pm.

NASA Storytime – each weekday at 4pm ET, astronaut Christina Koch will read a children’s book on@Instagram Live.

NY Road Runners Club Family Resources – Fun and healthy activities at home for kids.

QWRNaturenews– Over the next few weeks, on Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 1 pm. The Quogue Wildlife Refuge will be live on Facebook with our animals and staff to bring you a short segment of fun and education. Click here for the previous episodes.

Kids in the Kitchen – Little chefs use real cooking tools (with some help from adults) as we make easy, yummy, kid-friendly snacks from start to finish. LICM offers this program every Friday at 11:30 am.

story + ART workshops– LICM offers a Storytime and a craft combined, in their weekly story +ART at the Museum on Thursdays at 11:30 am.

Transit Tots – Story-time at the NY Transit Museum. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:15 am – 10:30 am. Recommended for ages 2-5. Previous story-times available on website.

Virtual Campout– Grab your camping gear and head to the backyard because the night sky is calling us to camp out. During this unique time, Space Center Houston will be hosting a Virtual Camp out on Friday, May 22 from 6-9 pm.

Adult Events

Books and Reading

Weekly Book Discussion
The Innocence of Father Brown by G. K. Chesterton
Wednesdays, May 6-June 10 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Love a good detective story? He’s no Sherlock Holmes, but Father Brown has uncanny intuition and knowledge of human nature. See if you agree with Chesterton’s view of the world. Join Kirsten and Stephanie for this program on Zoom. Interested? Interested? Email us info@northbabylonpl.org for a link to the program.

Writing Circle
1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month(begins May 19) from 2– 3:30 pm/strong>

Join an informal writing community to improve your craft, share your experiences, and receive some feedback from the group. Interested? Email us info@northbabylonpl.org for a link to the program.

Discussions/Talks

College Corner– Receive weekly tips from the College Connection Team(at LIEOC) that will help you move on to your next step. Join every Tuesday at 1:30 pm for the latest Workshop on Zoom.

Coursera-Free online courses from universities, museums and more.

Digital Discussions-Join the weekly discussions from the NY9 Transit Museum. Some are members only.

Helping Long Islanders During Coronavirus-Join Newsday Live on Friday, May 2 @ 10 am for Long Island’s Health During Reopening. Register Now!

Health

Dance and Fitness Class with the Rockettes-Now you can dance from home like a Rockette! Learn a new section of choreography, taught by one of the Rockettes, every Thursday at 12 PM EST live on their Instagram page

Delaying/Preventing Cognitive Decline Through A “Brain Healthy Lifestyle”– Join the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America for their next webinar on Wednesday, May 20 @ 1 pm. Register now!

Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation– Offers Virtual Yoga, Zumba, Caregiver seminars, Memory Cafe and a Broadway Sing-a-long. For more information call: (516) 586-1507 or email: whhh@parkerinstitute.org

Relax and Connect– Are you looking for a place to relax? A safe space to share your thoughts and feelings? Join our social work intern each Monday from May 4 through May 18, from 10:00 am – 11:00 am.

SMART Recovery (Online)-An anonymous support group for addiction and addictive behavior recovery. Meets every Wednesday from May 6 through May 27, from 7:00 – 8:00 pm.Meeting ID: 874 0313 7271
Password: 608032
Dial by your location: +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)

Social Work Intern– Are you having trouble handling these unprecedented times? Feeling anxious, depressed, alone and need someone to talk to? Patrons can also receive referrals for employment, housing and financial assistance. The Library is offering a free service to patrons through the Social Work Intern Program at the Stony Brook University School of Social Welfare. If you are in need of help, please contact kathryn.n.lambert@stonybrook.edu (Tuesday through Saturday)

Virtual Brooklyn Half– Between May 1 and 17, take on the 13.1M distance with runners from all over the world. Wherever your finish line is, everyone is welcome to join our global virtual running community as we come together during these challenging times.

Health Insurance

Health Insurance Information Counseling Assistance Program (HIICAP)-Answers phone calls from those who have questions regarding Medicare and related health insurance benefits. Please call our helpline at 631-979-9490, ext.18 and leave a message. Our counselors will return your calls promptly.

NYS of Health Marketplace– In response to the COVID-19, the Special Enrollment Period will now be made available for New Yorkers. Eligible individuals will be able to enroll in insurance coverage through NY State of Health through June 15. Navigators at the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island can help you enroll in a quality, affordable plan. Please call the HWCLI Healthcare Access Line at 516-505-4426 to schedule an over-the-phone appointment.

Medicaid Assistance-Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council continues to provide Medicaid enrollment assistance.  We can be reached at 631-656-9783.  As messages come in, staff working remotely will be assigned to callers to provide assistance.  We are also here to answer any questions people may have regarding utilizing insurance, understanding their benefits, finding specialists, etc.

Performing Arts

Canvas(PBS)-Arts and culture from across the country, in collaboration with local public media stations from PBS NewsHour. includes 19 immersive museum exhibits and what to read with Ann Patchett.

Billboard Livestreams
A wide range of performances, scroll down, there’s a reverse order list for May.

Grammy Museum at Home
Digital public programs, interviews and more.

Kennedy Center-Watch extraordinary performances every day — from The Kennedy Center’s stages and beyond.

Metropolitan Opera— Daily streaming of previously performed operas. Each performance available for a period of 23 hours, from 7:30 p.m. EDT until 6:30 p.m.

National Theater (UK)-Enjoy world-class theatre online while we’re closed.

https://www.playbill.com/article/schedule-of-upcoming-and-current-free-live-stream-broadcasts-com-322823

Playbill– Schedule of Upcoming and Current Free Live Stream Broadcasts.

The Shows Must Go On!-Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber will release a full-length, smash-hit musical once a week for you to watch for free! Every Friday night at 7 pm BST, it will be available for 48 hours.

Virtual Performance with Brandon “Taz” Niederauer,-Join Newsday Live on Wednesday, May 20 @ 8 pm for this performance. This young guitarist, singer, and songwriter has starred in the Tony Award-nominated School of Rock the Musical and is currently on Spike Lee’s Netflix series She’s Gotta Have It. Register Now!

Visual Arts

Express Yourself!-FREE Live ZOOM video chat tours of Pollock-Krasner House with Education Coordinator Joyce Raimondo. For adults and teens:  Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 5 through May 28. 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.  Join their Zoom Meeting