Events

South Country Library Program Calendar

Please see the categories folder below to limit results to Adult, Young Adult and/or Children’s programs.

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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New Year’s Day
New Year’s Day
Jan 1 all-day
The library is closed for the holiday.
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Bridge Club 1:00 pm
Bridge Club
Jan 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This club meets weekly throughout the year. Come and play with people who share the same love of the game and maybe even pick up some new strategies! There will be no meeting on July 4th since the library will Read More ...
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Mah Jongg Club 10:00 am
Mah Jongg Club
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This club meets weekly throughout the year. Come and play with people who share the same love of the game and maybe even pick up some new strategies!
Canasta Club 12:30 pm
Canasta Club
Jan 3 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
This club meets weekly throughout the year. Come and play with people who share the same love of the game and maybe even pick up some new strategies!
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Library Closed (Weather Event)
Library Closed (Weather Event)
Jan 4 all-day
The library is closed today because of the snowstorm. Please stay safe.
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Library Delayed Opening (Weather Event) 9:30 am
Library Delayed Opening (Weather Event)
Jan 5 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
The library will have a delayed opening of 12 noon because of weather conditions. Please stay safe.
Board Games 3:00 pm
Board Games
Jan 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Register Relax after school and play our selection of board games.
Bellport.com’s General Acoustic Jam 6:30 pm
Bellport.com’s General Acoustic Jam
Jan 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Bellport.com partnership with South Country Library continues to present Acoustic Jams on select Fridays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The 20 year old local program offers an Acoustic Jam of general music: folk, rock, pop, and traditional one week Read More ...
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Busy Builders Story & Craft 10:30 am
Busy Builders Story & Craft
Jan 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
2 1/2-5 years AND an adult. Do you like construction? Come listen to a story about builders and make a related craft. Registration begins January 2.
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Library Closed
Library Closed
Jan 8 all-day
Library is closed because of a water pipe breaking and flooding. We will update when we have more information.  
Chess Club 12:00 pm
Chess Club
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Play a game with fellow chess enthusiasts. We have two sets for you to share or you can bring your own. No registration required.
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Library Closed
Library Closed
Jan 9 all-day
Library is closed because of a water pipe breaking and flooding. We will update when we have more information.  
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Library Closed
Library Closed
Jan 10 all-day
Library is closed because of a water pipe breaking and flooding. We will update when we have more information.  
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Victoria & Abdul 2:00 pm
Victoria & Abdul
Jan 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:52 pm
(PG-13), 112 minutes Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim. https://youtu.be/T504u17Ao9A
Chess Club 3:00 pm
Chess Club
Jan 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Do you like to play chess?  Drop by the Teen Room and play chess with fellow chess players! Chess boards will be available to use.  
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Spiderman Homecoming 3:00 pm
Spiderman Homecoming
Jan 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Register Kick back and watch a film with your friends. Snacks provided. https://youtu.be/U0D3AOldjMU
Jerry McDonald Jazz Quartet 7:00 pm
Jerry McDonald Jazz Quartet
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Jerry McDonald Jazz Quartet
Returning to the library for the first time since 2013, Jerry McDonald and his quartet of musicians will play another tight and stirring set of original and traditional pieces, designed to welcome newcomers and thrill jazz enthusiasts.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan 15 all-day
The library is closed for the holiday.
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Parent/Child Workshop 10:30 am
Parent/Child Workshop
Jan 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
1-4 years AND an adult. A special time for parent and child! Includes a circle time, art activity, and lots of play. Some weeks will feature a childhood specialist who can answer parenting questions within their specialty. Registration begins January Read More ...
Bridge Club 1:00 pm
Bridge Club
Jan 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This club meets weekly throughout the year. Come and play with people who share the same love of the game and maybe even pick up some new strategies! There will be no meeting on July 4th since the library will Read More ...
Book Buddies 4:30 pm
Book Buddies
Jan 16 @ 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Grades K-3. Book a 15-minute slot with a Book Buddy! Tuesday time slots are 4:30, 4:45 and 5:00pm. Thursday time slots are 6:00, 6:15 and 6:30pm. Your child can practice reading or be read to by a teen volunteer. Registration Read More ...
Yoga 4:30 pm
Yoga
Jan 16 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Register A holistic approach uniting body, mind, and spirit.  Primarily for beginners; all are welcome.  This course covers standing, seated, twist poses, and more. 1/16, 1/22, 1/29, and 2/6.  $28.
Yoga 6:15 pm
Yoga
Jan 16 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm
Register A holistic approach uniting body, mind, and spirit.  Primarily for beginners; all are welcome.  This course covers standing, seated, twist poses, and more.  1/16, 1/22, 1/29, and 2/6.  $28.
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Mah Jongg Club 10:00 am
Mah Jongg Club
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This club meets weekly throughout the year. Come and play with people who share the same love of the game and maybe even pick up some new strategies!
Canasta Club 12:30 pm
Canasta Club
Jan 17 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
This club meets weekly throughout the year. Come and play with people who share the same love of the game and maybe even pick up some new strategies!
Computer Coding Club 3:00 pm
Computer Coding Club
Jan 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Register Learn computer coding and create apps, greeting cards, make animations and more!! There will be no meeting on February 21.
1, 2, 3, Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead 6:30 pm
1, 2, 3, Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Jan 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2-5 years AND an adult. An early and fun introduction to S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art and math) concepts. Features fine and gross motor skills practice, manipulatives, movement, music, listening skill practice, circle time and a craft. Registration begins January Read More ...
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Easy Tai Chi 12:00 pm
Easy Tai Chi
Jan 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register Learn Jim Cummings’ series of slow, rhythmic, gentle movements to improve balance, flexibility, energy and strength. Six 1-hour classes. $10 Cancelled session will be held on Friday, February 23 at 12:00 p.m.
Dunkirk 2:00 pm
Dunkirk
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:46 pm
(PG-13), 106 minutes A World War II thriller about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold. https://youtu.be/T7O7BtBnsG4
Book Buddies 6:00 pm
Book Buddies
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Grades K-3. Book a 15-minute slot with a Book Buddy! Tuesday time slots are 4:30, 4:45 and 5:00pm. Thursday time slots are 6:00, 6:15 and 6:30pm. Your child can practice reading or be read to by a teen volunteer. Registration Read More ...
Board of Trustees Meeting 6:15 pm
Board of Trustees Meeting
Jan 18 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the library.
Financial Fitness, Tips A-Z 7:00 pm
Financial Fitness, Tips A-Z
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Register If you are interested in improving your financial situation this year, this is the class for you! Daniel Mazzola, will cover personal finance tips, ways to reduce your income tax, spending control, and retirement planning.
Smart Recovery 7:00 pm
Smart Recovery
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SMART Recovery® is the leading SELF-EMPOWERING addiction recovery support group. Our participants learn tools for recovery based on the latest scientific research. We can help people recover from all types of addiction and addictive behaviors including: alcoholism, drug abuse, drug Read More ...
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Baby & Me Storytime 10:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Newborn-2 years AND an adult. Join us for rhymes, songs and stories. Siblings welcome. Registration begins January 2.
Rock Band 3:00 pm
Rock Band
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Register It’s a battle of the bands Xbox 360 style. https://youtu.be/s9P4Oshkv6I
Advanced Battle of the Books 6:30 pm
Advanced Battle of the Books
Jan 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Register Do you like to read and answer trivia questions?  Are you in grades 9-12?  Then the Advanced Division Battle of the Books may be for you! More information on the books can be found here.
Bellport.com’s Blues Acoustic Jam 6:30 pm
Bellport.com’s Blues Acoustic Jam
Jan 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Bellport.com partnership with South Country Library continues to present Acoustic Jams on select Fridays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The 20 year old local program offers an Acoustic Jam of general music: folk, rock, pop, and traditional one week Read More ...
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Defensive Driving 10:00 am
Defensive Driving
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Register Course completion entitles you to a 10% discount on vehicle liability, personal injury protection, and collision insurance for three years; and a reduction of up to 4 points on your driving record every 18 months. There is a fee Read More ...
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Chess Club 12:00 pm
Chess Club
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Play a game with fellow chess enthusiasts. We have two sets for you to share or you can bring your own. No registration required.
Little Listeners 2:00 pm
Little Listeners
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
3-5 years AND an adult. Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes. Registration begins January 2.
Comic Book Keychains 3:00 pm
Comic Book Keychains
Jan 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Register Recycle old comic books into key chains.
Yoga 4:30 pm
Yoga
Jan 22 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Register A holistic approach uniting body, mind, and spirit.  Primarily for beginners; all are welcome.  This course covers standing, seated, twist poses, and more. 1/16, 1/22, 1/29, and 2/6.  $28.
Yoga 6:15 pm
Yoga
Jan 22 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm
Register A holistic approach uniting body, mind, and spirit.  Primarily for beginners; all are welcome.  This course covers standing, seated, twist poses, and more.  1/16, 1/22, 1/29, and 2/6.  $28.
ESOL 6:30 pm
ESOL
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Learn to speak English. No registration required. Aprenda comunicarse en inglés. Registro no es necesario
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Parent/Child Workshop 10:30 am
Parent/Child Workshop
Jan 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
1-4 years AND an adult. A special time for parent and child! Includes a circle time, art activity, and lots of play. Some weeks will feature a childhood specialist who can answer parenting questions within their specialty. Registration begins January Read More ...
Bridge Club 1:00 pm
Bridge Club
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This club meets weekly throughout the year. Come and play with people who share the same love of the game and maybe even pick up some new strategies! There will be no meeting on July 4th since the library will Read More ...
Book Buddies 4:30 pm
Book Buddies
Jan 23 @ 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Grades K-3. Book a 15-minute slot with a Book Buddy! Tuesday time slots are 4:30, 4:45 and 5:00pm. Thursday time slots are 6:00, 6:15 and 6:30pm. Your child can practice reading or be read to by a teen volunteer. Registration Read More ...
Introduction to Photoshop 6:30 pm
Introduction to Photoshop
Jan 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Register Become an instant graphic artist by working with images and pictures in Adobe Photoshop. Learn how to alter images including sizing, shaping and coloring. Re-touch, filter and add effects to create works of art or just make your digital Read More ...
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Mah Jongg Club 10:00 am
Mah Jongg Club
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This club meets weekly throughout the year. Come and play with people who share the same love of the game and maybe even pick up some new strategies!
Canasta Club 12:30 pm
Canasta Club
Jan 24 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
This club meets weekly throughout the year. Come and play with people who share the same love of the game and maybe even pick up some new strategies!
Beginner Knitting 7:00 pm
Beginner Knitting
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Register Join instructor Aimee Saccio as she teaches you how to knit and purl and make a lovely scarf and hat in the process!  Please bring a pair of size 11 Knitting Needles and 3 balls of Bernat Softee Chunky Read More ...
Making Fermented Foods 7:00 pm
Making Fermented Foods
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Register Join Renato Stafford and learn the importance of having fermented foods in your diet!  Renato will be demonstrating how easy it is to make your own sauerkraut, kombucha, and sourdough bread right in your very own kitchen. Tasty samples Read More ...
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The Mountain Between Us 2:00 pm
The Mountain Between Us
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:51 pm
(PG-13), 111 minutes Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across Read More ...
Book Buddies 6:00 pm
Book Buddies
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Grades K-3. Book a 15-minute slot with a Book Buddy! Tuesday time slots are 4:30, 4:45 and 5:00pm. Thursday time slots are 6:00, 6:15 and 6:30pm. Your child can practice reading or be read to by a teen volunteer. Registration Read More ...
Open Mic Night 6:30 pm
Open Mic Night
Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Performers and non-performers of all ages are encouraged to participate on the last Thursday each month. Local musicians, poets, dancers can take part. No prior registration is required; performers will sign up on arrival. Hosted by local resident Gene Hall. Read More ...
Smart Recovery 7:00 pm
Smart Recovery
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SMART Recovery® is the leading SELF-EMPOWERING addiction recovery support group. Our participants learn tools for recovery based on the latest scientific research. We can help people recover from all types of addiction and addictive behaviors including: alcoholism, drug abuse, drug Read More ...
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Blood Drive 1:00 pm
Blood Drive
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Persons age 16-75, who are in good health and weigh 110 lbs. minimum can donate blood. Persons 76 and older may donate with written physician’s permission dated within two weeks of the blood drive. Call the Long Island Blood Services Read More ...
Blood Drive Volunteers 3:00 pm
Blood Drive Volunteers
Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Register Volunteers are needed to help out during our Blood Drive.  For more information please stop by the YA Desk. Community Service Hours will be given.
Advanced Battle of the Books 6:30 pm
Advanced Battle of the Books
Jan 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Register Do you like to read and answer trivia questions?  Are you in grades 9-12?  Then the Advanced Division Battle of the Books may be for you! More information on the books can be found here.
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Shake ‘n Make Music 10:00 am
Shake ‘n Make Music
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
3 months-2 years. A high-energy, fun-filled music and movement program incorporating instruments, bean bags, bubbles and more for little ones and their caregivers. Registration begins January 2.
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SNAP 10:00 am
SNAP
Jan 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Island Harvest will be at the library to help with SNAP (formerly known as food stamps) screening, applications, and to provide information and help mediate problems with Social Services. No registration required.  Stop by  to find out if you are Read More ...
Chess Club 12:00 pm
Chess Club
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Play a game with fellow chess enthusiasts. We have two sets for you to share or you can bring your own. No registration required.
Yoga 4:30 pm
Yoga
Jan 29 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Register A holistic approach uniting body, mind, and spirit.  Primarily for beginners; all are welcome.  This course covers standing, seated, twist poses, and more. 1/16, 1/22, 1/29, and 2/6.  $28.
Yoga 6:15 pm
Yoga
Jan 29 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm
Register A holistic approach uniting body, mind, and spirit.  Primarily for beginners; all are welcome.  This course covers standing, seated, twist poses, and more.  1/16, 1/22, 1/29, and 2/6.  $28.
ESOL 6:30 pm
ESOL
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Learn to speak English. No registration required. Aprenda comunicarse en inglés. Registro no es necesario
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Parent/Child Workshop 10:30 am
Parent/Child Workshop
Jan 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
1-4 years AND an adult. A special time for parent and child! Includes a circle time, art activity, and lots of play. Some weeks will feature a childhood specialist who can answer parenting questions within their specialty. Registration begins January Read More ...
Bridge Club 1:00 pm
Bridge Club
Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This club meets weekly throughout the year. Come and play with people who share the same love of the game and maybe even pick up some new strategies! There will be no meeting on July 4th since the library will Read More ...
Snow Globes 3:00 pm
Snow Globes
Jan 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Register Make it snow on an adorable winter scene in your very own snow globe.  
Book Buddies 4:30 pm
Book Buddies
Jan 30 @ 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Grades K-3. Book a 15-minute slot with a Book Buddy! Tuesday time slots are 4:30, 4:45 and 5:00pm. Thursday time slots are 6:00, 6:15 and 6:30pm. Your child can practice reading or be read to by a teen volunteer. Registration Read More ...
Intermediate Photoshop 6:30 pm
Intermediate Photoshop
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Register Learn intermediate features and editing techniques in Adobe Photoshop including retouching, filters, effects, and more. Prerequisite: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop or equivalent.
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Mah Jongg Club 10:00 am
Mah Jongg Club
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This club meets weekly throughout the year. Come and play with people who share the same love of the game and maybe even pick up some new strategies!
Canasta Club 12:30 pm
Canasta Club
Jan 31 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
This club meets weekly throughout the year. Come and play with people who share the same love of the game and maybe even pick up some new strategies!
Code Breakers Club 6:30 pm
Code Breakers Club
Jan 31 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grades 3-5. In this interactive game you’ll find hidden objects, figure out clues and solve puzzles to open a locked box. You have 60 minutes, so be quick! Registration begins January 2.
Beginner Knitting 7:00 pm
Beginner Knitting
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Register Join instructor Aimee Saccio as she teaches you how to knit and purl and make a lovely scarf and hat in the process!  Please bring a pair of size 11 Knitting Needles and 3 balls of Bernat Softee Chunky Read More ...
Hygge: The Danish Art of Embracing Wintertime 7:00 pm
Hygge: The Danish Art of Embracing Wintertime
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Register Join Patricia Summers as we learn to live like the Danes and bring HYGGE into our home!  During this program, we will learn how to embrace the seasons as we cozy up our spaces and learn to appreciate all Read More ...