Programs

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Coffee with a Cop 6:00 pm
Coffee with a Cop
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Community members, come meet your local Suffolk County police officers for a cup of coffee. Discuss issues and learn more about each other. Fireside Café; free coffee for all attendees.
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Smart Recovery 7:00 pm
Smart Recovery
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
An anonymous support group for addiction and addictive behavior recovery. Meetings teach SMART Recovery® for self-directed change, using scientifically-based tools and skills. Anyone age 18+ with any type of addiction is welcome. No registration required.
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Writing It Out 7:00 pm
Writing It Out
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Register  Writing down our personal experiences can release and relieve strong or repressed emotion. Sharing in a place of unconditional support can yield fresh perspectives and insights, health and growth. Facilitated by social work intern Julie; will include free-association writing.
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The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield 10:00 am
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
Join the group as we discuss The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield. Bagels, coffee and tea are available. Book available Saturday, October 12.
Tech Fair 12:00 pm
Tech Fair
Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tech is taking over! With tech activities for all ages the whole family can explore the library’s technology. On the main floor of the library, enjoy delicious 3-D printed gummy candy from our Magic Candy Factory printer. Experience new dimensions Read More ...
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Fireplace Literary Club 12:45 pm
Fireplace Literary Club
Nov 13 @ 12:45 pm – 2:15 pm
Tour Long Island Community Hospital (formerly Brookhaven). Meet Knapp Cardiac Center; carpool recommended.
Friends of the South Country Library 7:00 pm
Friends of the South Country Library
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“Friends” are library lovers. Assist with fundraising, library advocacy, and other aids to the library’s role.
Smart Recovery 7:00 pm
Smart Recovery
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
An anonymous support group for addiction and addictive behavior recovery. Meetings teach SMART Recovery® for self-directed change, using scientifically-based tools and skills. Anyone age 18+ with any type of addiction is welcome. No registration required.
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Writing It Out 7:00 pm
Writing It Out
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Register  Writing down our personal experiences can release and relieve strong or repressed emotion. Sharing in a place of unconditional support can yield fresh perspectives and insights, health and growth. Facilitated by social work intern Julie; will include free-association writing.
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Medicare Educational Seminar 10:00 am
Medicare Educational Seminar
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Register  Maximizing benefits? Newly eligible? Hear what’s new for 2020, and an explanation of each part of Medicare, including Part D and “donut hole.” A strictly educational talk. Options, features, benefits, enrollment periods, supplemental plans, and more but not specific Read More ...
Chess Club 12:00 pm
Chess Club
Nov 18 @ 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.
Alzheimer/Dementia Caregiver Support Group 1:00 pm
Alzheimer/Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Register The Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands Caregiver Support Program offers a support group to caregivers for those with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Register online using the link above or call 516-586-1507.
Yoga 4:30 pm
Yoga
Nov 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Register This approach is a holistic one, uniting body, mind and spirit. It is Meditation in action. The course begins with the standing poses, which bring flexibility to the body and steadiness of mind. The emphasis is on alignment and Read More ...
Yoga 6:15 pm
Yoga
Nov 18 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Register This approach is a holistic one, uniting body, mind and spirit. It is Meditation in action. The course begins with the standing poses, which bring flexibility to the body and steadiness of mind. The emphasis is on alignment and Read More ...
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Chair Yoga, Meditation, and Reiki 10:00 am
Chair Yoga, Meditation, and Reiki
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Register Kristen starts with ¾-hour chair yoga with breath work for mind/body tension and stress release. In the second half of class, she focuses on mindfulness, meditation and Reiki so students leave deeply rejuvenated and reset. Three 1½-hour classes. $12
Bridge Club 1:00 pm
Bridge Club
Nov 19 @ 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! Will not meet on October 29, November 5,12, December 24 or 31.
Writer’s Workshop 7:00 pm
Writer’s Workshop
Nov 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Register Join fellow authors to write, and constructively criticize, your own work and the work of others. A piece of writing is due at the beginning of each session; First assignment is given to you at registration.  Will not meet Read More ...
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Mah Jongg Club 10:00 am
Mah Jongg Club
Nov 20 @ 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! Will not meet October 30, November 6, 13, December 25 or January Read More ...
Canasta Club 12:30 pm
Canasta Club
Nov 20 @ 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! Will not meet on October 30, November 6, 13, December 25 or Read More ...
Smart Recovery 7:00 pm
Smart Recovery
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
An anonymous support group for addiction and addictive behavior recovery. Meetings teach SMART Recovery® for self-directed change, using scientifically-based tools and skills. Anyone age 18+ with any type of addiction is welcome. No registration required.
Smarter Social Security 7:00 pm
Smarter Social Security
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Register This class provides a broad overview of the Social Security retirement program while examining spousal benefits in detail and ways to optimize your options.
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Pavarotti 2:00 pm
Pavarotti
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:55 pm
(PG-13), 115 minutes Academy Award winner Ron Howard puts audiences front row center for an exploration of the Voice, the Man, the Legend. Luciano Pavarotti gave his life to the music and a voice to the world. This cinematic event Read More ...
Coping with the Loss of a Pet 7:00 pm
Coping with the Loss of a Pet
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Register Grieving for the loss of your pet can be as hard as grieving for other family members. This presentation will help you cope with the loss of your pet or help you to be more understanding of others who Read More ...
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What is Qigong? 11:30 am
What is Qigong?
Nov 22 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Register Do you have questions about Qigong? Come meet certified instructor Tom Linden as he shares his experience and knowledge of Qigong, an ancient Chinese healing art comprised of a sequence of low impact exercises. Tom’s classes enable his students Read More ...
Thanksgiving Pot-Luck 6:00 pm
Thanksgiving Pot-Luck
Nov 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
We will again host our annual community pot-luck Thanksgiving dinner at 6 p.m., followed by a concert at 7 p.m. For more info about the pot-luck dinner or to sign up to bring a dish, please contact library assistant director Read More ...
He-Bird, She-Bird 7:00 pm
He-Bird, She-Bird
Nov 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
He-Bird, She-Bird
Following the pot-luck dinner, this year’s concert will feature local folk and vocal group He-Bird, She-Bird. This tuneful local trio of Todd Evans, Terri Hall, and Christine Kellar, bring a rich and heartfelt vocal sound to a wide-rambling repertoire of Read More ...
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Defensive Driving 10:00 am
Defensive Driving
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Register Six-hour course that entitles you to up to 10% discount on vehicle liability, personal injury protection, and collision insurance for three years and reduces up to four points on your driving record every 18 months. $28 Check/money order, payable Read More ...
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Chess Club 12:00 pm
Chess Club
Nov 25 @ 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
Nov 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Register This approach is a holistic one, uniting body, mind and spirit. It is Meditation in action. The course begins with the standing poses, which bring flexibility to the body and steadiness of mind. The emphasis is on alignment and Read More ...
Yoga 6:15 pm
Yoga
Nov 25 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Register This approach is a holistic one, uniting body, mind and spirit. It is Meditation in action. The course begins with the standing poses, which bring flexibility to the body and steadiness of mind. The emphasis is on alignment and Read More ...
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Bridge Club 1:00 pm
Bridge Club
Nov 26 @ 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! Will not meet on October 29, November 5,12, December 24 or 31.
Healthy Holiday Eating 6:30 pm
Healthy Holiday Eating
Nov 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Register Holiday time is upon us again! From office parties to family get-togethers, we are surrounded by constant temptation. Priya Massand returns to share tips and tricks for celebrating holiday season while maintaining healthy habits along the way.
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Mah Jongg Club 10:00 am
Mah Jongg Club
Nov 27 @ 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! Will not meet October 30, November 6, 13, December 25 or January Read More ...
Canasta Club 12:30 pm
Canasta Club
Nov 27 @ 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! Will not meet on October 30, November 6, 13, December 25 or Read More ...
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Green Screen Holiday Photos 10:00 am
Green Screen Holiday Photos
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Have a holiday photo taken with your choice of pre-selected backgrounds. Receive your digital images via e-mail. Photography is by library staff, not professional photographers. Please do not wear green; it interferes with the screen. No pets.
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair 10:00 am
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The library hosts the South Bay Art Assoc.’s Holiday Craft Fair in our program room. Shop for unique, handmade gifts. In a different room, take a seasonal photo in front of the green screen.