North Babylon Public Library

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Events and More

Children’s Events

Good Night, Sleep Tight– Enjoy soothing stories and songs before your bedtime with Miss Liz, Mondays @ 7 pm. When registering, please include your email. Program open to North Babylon Public Library card holders..

Story-times with Miss Marylou– Checkout the latest Friday story-times and Pajama Story-times on Facebook.

Goodnight with Dolly – Thursday evenings at 7 PM.

Lunar Landers! -What might be difficult about landing on the moon? Explore Intrepid’s connection to the Space Race and analyze the result of the engineering design process that made landing on the moon possible. Materials: Disposable cup, recyclable materials, tape, scissors, two coins or other small objects. Open to ages 5-18. Thursday, July 14 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET.

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.

Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom– Fun activities from many art forms available on demand and fresh sessions every Friday, Pop-Up Classroom is here to help make creative learning part of your family’s summer routine.

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.

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.

Adult Events

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.

Newsday Virtual Discussions-Join Newsday Live on Wednesday, August 5 @ 12 noon for Long Island’s COVID-19 – Attitudes About School . Register Now!

Virtual Astronomy Live | Exploring Astronaut Photography and Art– Join this free event that explores extraordinary voyages and once in a lifetime experiences have always kindled the creative human expression. Astronauts have attempted to convey what they see and feel when they look down on the home planet. Their sense of wonder and amazement has often been translated by their personal photographs. The Intrepid will present this program on Thursday, July 16 from 5:30- 7:00 PM ET.

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

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

2020 NYS Parks VIRTUAL Summer Run Series– REGISTER NOW to secure your Swag Bag and Medal and to be eligible for weekly prizes! Sponsored by WBAB/BLI and NYS Parks.

SMART Recovery (Online)-An anonymous support group for addiction and addictive behavior recovery. Meets every Wednesdays from 7:00 – 8:00 pm.

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.

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.