Events

South Country Library Program Calendar

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

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Green Screen Holiday Photos 10:00 am
Green Screen Holiday Photos
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Get your holiday photos taken at the library!  Choose from pre-selected backgrounds.  Each family will receive digital images via e-mail.  Photos will be taken by library staff, not professional photographers.  Please do not wear green, as it will interfere with Read More ...
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair 10:00 am
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair
Dec 1 @ 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. During the fair, in a different room, take a seasonal photo in front of the green screen.
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Green Screen Holiday Photos 12:00 pm
Green Screen Holiday Photos
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Get your holiday photos taken at the library!  Choose from pre-selected backgrounds.  Each family will receive digital images via e-mail.  Photos will be taken by library staff, not professional photographers.  Please do not wear green, as it will interfere with Read More ...
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair 12:00 pm
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The library hosts the South Bay Art Assoc.’s Holiday Craft Fair in our program room. Shop for unique, handmade gifts. During the fair, in a different room, take a seasonal photo in front of the green screen.
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SNAP 10:00 am
SNAP
Dec 3 @ 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
Dec 3 @ 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
Dec 3 @ 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
Dec 3 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 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, Mindfulness Meditation, Reiki 9:45 am
Chair Yoga, Mindfulness Meditation, Reiki
Dec 4 @ 9:45 am – 11:15 am
Register Kristen devotes 45 minutes to chair yoga for breath work and stress release, 45 to meditation and Reiki. $24
Bridge Club 1:00 pm
Bridge Club
Dec 4 @ 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 ...
Writer’s Workshop 7:00 pm
Writer’s Workshop
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 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; 9/11, 9/25, 10/9, 10/23, 11/6, 11/20. 12/4, 12/18.  First assignment is Read More ...
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Mah Jongg Club 10:00 am
Mah Jongg Club
Dec 5 @ 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
Dec 5 @ 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!
Square Winter Wreath 6:30 pm
Square Winter Wreath
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Register Join Bonnie Schwartz as she teaches us how to assemble a cozy square wreath, adorned a lit paper house and charming silver stars. $5
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Easy Tai Chi 12:00 pm
Easy Tai Chi
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register Learn Jim Cummings’ series of slow, rhythmic, gentle movements – as easy as counting to 10 – to improve health. Six 1-hour classes. $10  
Uncle Drew 2:00 pm
Uncle Drew
Dec 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:43 pm
(PG-13), 103 minutes After draining his life savings to enter a team in a street ball tournament in Harlem, Dax is dealt a series of unfortunate setbacks. Desperate to win the tournament and the cash prize, Dax stumbles upon the Read More ...
DIY Holistic Gifts 7:00 pm
DIY Holistic Gifts
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Register Alana Andresen will us how to make our own holistic holiday gifts. Each participant will make and take home their own basket of herbal bath salts, facial cleansing grains, lavender lotion bars, essential oil blends, and more!
Smart Recovery 7:00 pm
Smart Recovery
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
An anonymous support group for addiction and addictive behavior recovery. Meetings teach a SMART Recovery 4-Point ProgramR 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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Knitting & Crocheting Circle 12:00 pm
Knitting & Crocheting Circle
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bring your latest work-in-progress to our new open knitting and crocheting circle!  While there is no instruction given, we encourage all to share their skills!  No registration required.
Bellport.com’s General Acoustic Jam 6:30 pm
Bellport.com’s General Acoustic Jam
Dec 7 @ 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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Holiday Train Trip
Holiday Train Trip
Dec 8 all-day
Register Enjoy the Season in the City! After our group arrives, the day is yours to do as you please. Shop, visit a museum, attend a matinee, or visit Rockefeller Center. We will meet at the Ronkonkoma railroad station at Read More ...
Defensive Driving 10:00 am
Defensive Driving
Dec 8 @ 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 ...
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel 10:00 am
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Join the group as we discuss Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. Bagels, coffee, and tea are available. Book available Saturday, November 10.
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Chess Club 12:00 pm
Chess Club
Dec 10 @ 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
Dec 10 @ 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
Dec 10 @ 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
Dec 10 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 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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AARP Defensive Driving 10:00 am
AARP Defensive Driving
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Register Course completion entitles you to insurance discounts and point reduction on your driving record.  Check or Money Order only, payable to AARP. There is a fee of $20 for AARP members and $25 for non-members.
Bridge Club 1:00 pm
Bridge Club
Dec 11 @ 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 ...
Gingerbread House Workshop with Swan Bakery 7:00 pm
Gingerbread House Workshop with Swan Bakery
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Register Families are invited to join us for this fun night where you will build and decorate a fabulous gingerbread house to take home for the holidays! All the decorations will be provided to make a truly tasty work of Read More ...
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Mah Jongg Club 10:00 am
Mah Jongg Club
Dec 12 @ 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
Dec 12 @ 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!
Child/Family Health Plus 3:00 pm
Child/Family Health Plus
Dec 12 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
A representative can help you enroll in a managed care plan of low-cost or no-cost health care through NYS, or Medicaid, if eligible. For information about what you need to bring in order to enroll, please call 631-656- 9783 or Read More ...
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Easy Tai Chi 12:00 pm
Easy Tai Chi
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register Learn Jim Cummings’ series of slow, rhythmic, gentle movements – as easy as counting to 10 – to improve health. Six 1-hour classes. $10  
Skyscraper 2:00 pm
Skyscraper
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:43 pm
(PG-13), 103 minutes Dwayne Johnson plays U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer, who now assesses security for skyscrapers. He finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he’s been framed for it. Will must find those responsible, clear Read More ...
Meditation and Reiki Circle 5:00 pm
Meditation and Reiki Circle
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Register Join Reiki practitioner Antonietta for energy healing: meditation; short Reiki treatment. Mat, towel, blanket optional.
Gingerbread House Workshop with Swan Bakery 7:00 pm
Gingerbread House Workshop with Swan Bakery
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Register Families are invited to join us for this fun night where you will build and decorate a fabulous gingerbread house to take home for the holidays! All the decorations will be provided to make a truly tasty work of Read More ...
Smart Recovery 7:00 pm
Smart Recovery
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
An anonymous support group for addiction and addictive behavior recovery. Meetings teach a SMART Recovery 4-Point ProgramR 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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Knitting & Crocheting Circle 12:00 pm
Knitting & Crocheting Circle
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bring your latest work-in-progress to our new open knitting and crocheting circle!  While there is no instruction given, we encourage all to share their skills!  No registration required.
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Senior Advocate 10:00 am
Senior Advocate
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jacqueline Fleming, Suffolk County Office of the Aging helps you with questions about services and programs for seniors, paperwork for Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, HEAP, and ID cards. No registration required.
Chess Club 12:00 pm
Chess Club
Dec 17 @ 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
Dec 17 @ 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
Dec 17 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 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, Mindfulness Meditation, Reiki 9:45 am
Chair Yoga, Mindfulness Meditation, Reiki
Dec 18 @ 9:45 am – 11:15 am
Register Kristen devotes 45 minutes to chair yoga for breath work and stress release, 45 to meditation and Reiki. $24
Bridge Club 1:00 pm
Bridge Club
Dec 18 @ 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 ...
Writer’s Workshop 7:00 pm
Writer’s Workshop
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 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; 9/11, 9/25, 10/9, 10/23, 11/6, 11/20. 12/4, 12/18.  First assignment is Read More ...
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Mah Jongg Club 10:00 am
Mah Jongg Club
Dec 19 @ 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
Dec 19 @ 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!
SNAP 2:00 pm
SNAP
Dec 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 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 ...
Rescue Your Relationships 7:00 pm
Rescue Your Relationships
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Register Christine Malenda, MhD will help you explore why your relationships have been less than ideal and how you can make immediate, lasting improvements. Learn new skills that will help you become a master of loving, parenting, and being a Read More ...
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Easy Tai Chi 12:00 pm
Easy Tai Chi
Dec 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register Learn Jim Cummings’ series of slow, rhythmic, gentle movements – as easy as counting to 10 – to improve health. Six 1-hour classes. $10  
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again 2:00 pm
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Dec 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:54 pm
(PG-13), 114 minutes In the sequel to the first show, Sophie learns about her mother’s past while pregnant herself. https://youtu.be/nd4cLL_MP7M
Smart Recovery 7:00 pm
Smart Recovery
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
An anonymous support group for addiction and addictive behavior recovery. Meetings teach a SMART Recovery 4-Point ProgramR 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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Knitting & Crocheting Circle 12:00 pm
Knitting & Crocheting Circle
Dec 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bring your latest work-in-progress to our new open knitting and crocheting circle!  While there is no instruction given, we encourage all to share their skills!  No registration required.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Holiday Spectacular: The Vendettas 7:00 pm
Rock ‘n’ Roll Holiday Spectacular: The Vendettas
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
For this year’s annual holiday concert, old friends The Vendettas will perform many holiday selections done in a mix of rockabilly and roots rock ‘n’ roll including Elvis, Johnny Cash, & Chuck Berry. With the room décor reminiscent of a Read More ...
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Mah Jongg Club 10:00 am
Mah Jongg Club
Dec 26 @ 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
Dec 26 @ 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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Incredibles 2 2:00 pm
Incredibles 2
Dec 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:51 pm
(PG), 111 minutes Bob Parr, Mr. Incredible, is left to care for Jack-Jack while Helen, Elastigirl, is out saving the world. https://youtu.be/i5qOzqD9Rms
Meditation and Reiki Circle 5:00 pm
Meditation and Reiki Circle
Dec 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Register Join Reiki practitioner Antonietta for energy healing: meditation; short Reiki treatment. Mat, towel, blanket optional.
Smart Recovery 7:00 pm
Smart Recovery
Dec 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
An anonymous support group for addiction and addictive behavior recovery. Meetings teach a SMART Recovery 4-Point ProgramR 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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Knitting & Crocheting Circle 12:00 pm
Knitting & Crocheting Circle
Dec 28 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bring your latest work-in-progress to our new open knitting and crocheting circle!  While there is no instruction given, we encourage all to share their skills!  No registration required.
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