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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SNAP 10:00 am
SNAP
Apr 1 @ 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
Apr 1 @ 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 6:15 pm
Yoga
Apr 1 @ 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 Tax Assistance Program 10:00 am
AARP Tax Assistance Program
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
By appointment only. Register beginning Wednesday, January 2. Visit or call to schedule, Reference 631-286-0818. AARP volunteer-run, free tax service only for South Country Library seniors and low- and middle-income patrons with basic returns. Appointments are limited. Valid South Country Read More ...
Bridge Club 1:00 pm
Bridge Club
Apr 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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AARP Defensive Driving 10:00 am
AARP Defensive Driving
Apr 3 @ 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.
Mah Jongg Club 10:00 am
Mah Jongg Club
Apr 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
Apr 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!
Vegetarian Comfort Food 6:30 pm
Vegetarian Comfort Food
Apr 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Register Join Chef Bonnie and learn how to make delicious falafel burgers served in pita bread along with crunchy, colorful cabbage and carrot slaw combined with honey- roasted pecans and dried cranberries. Taste these outstanding yet easy recipes and try Read More ...
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Easy Tai Chi 12:00 pm
Easy Tai Chi
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register Learn Jim Cummings’ series of rhythmic, gentle moves to improve balance, flexibility, energy and strength. Five 1-hour classes. $8  
The Front Runner 2:00 pm
The Front Runner
Apr 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:52 pm
Runner (R), 112 minutes The 1988 presidential campaign for American Senator Gary Hart is derailed when he’s caught in a scandalous love affair. https://youtu.be/BAOYDcnVx6E
Meditation as Medication 6:30 pm
Meditation as Medication
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Register Can meditation improve high blood pressure, anxiety, depression, or pain? If a doctor told you to meditate, would you hesitate? Matthew Raider, MD is a clinical physician and coordinating director of the Geriatric Teaching Program in Family Medicine at Read More ...
Smart Recovery 7:00 pm
Smart Recovery
Apr 4 @ 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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Coping with Arthritis 10:00 am
Coping with Arthritis
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Register A representative from Metro Physical and Aquatic Therapy will discuss techniques to enable you to manage and help alleviate the aches and pains of arthritis. Includes Q&A and a demonstration of exercises. Refreshments will be served.
Qigong 10:00 am
Qigong
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Register This ancient evidence based, Chinese healing art is sweeping the country, offering gentle, low impact exercises anyone can do. Sign up for four classes and see what the fuss is all about. These exercises are similar to taiji and Read More ...
Knitting & Crocheting Circle 12:00 pm
Knitting & Crocheting Circle
Apr 5 @ 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
Apr 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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Law of Attraction Book Club 2:00 pm
Law of Attraction Book Club
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Join social work intern Antonietta to discuss Pam Grout’s NY Times bestseller, E-Squared: 9 Do-It-Yourself Energy Experiments That Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality. New principles weekly. Prepare to discuss chapter 1 on day 1, and do experiment 1 together. Read More ...
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Chess Club 12:00 pm
Chess Club
Apr 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.
Alzheimer/Dementia Caregiver Support Group 1:00 pm
Alzheimer/Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Apr 8 @ 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 6:15 pm
Yoga
Apr 8 @ 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 Tax Assistance Program 10:00 am
AARP Tax Assistance Program
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
By appointment only. Register beginning Wednesday, January 2. Visit or call to schedule, Reference 631-286-0818. AARP volunteer-run, free tax service only for South Country Library seniors and low- and middle-income patrons with basic returns. Appointments are limited. Valid South Country Read More ...
Chair Yoga, Meditation, Reiki 10:00 am
Chair Yoga, Meditation, Reiki
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Register Hit “re-set” and leave rejuvenated. Kristen spends half of the class on chair yoga for breath work and stress release, half on meditation and Reiki. Eight 1½-hour classes. $32
Bridge Club 1:00 pm
Bridge Club
Apr 9 @ 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 ...
Self-Publishing 7:00 pm
Self-Publishing
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Register Join Ty Reid, an independent publisher/author, as she shows us aspiring authors exactly how to get started with self-publishing.  Attendees will learn basic manuscript writing, publishing dos and don’ts, software tools to use for easy professional finishes, which platforms Read More ...
Writer’s Workshop 7:00 pm
Writer’s Workshop
Apr 9 @ 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; First assignment is given to you at registration.
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Mah Jongg Club 10:00 am
Mah Jongg Club
Apr 10 @ 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
Apr 10 @ 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!
Fireplace Literary Club 2:30 pm
Fireplace Literary Club
Apr 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  March: Brookhaven Free Library. Let’s Talk (travels, books, movies.) April: Brookhaven Free Library. Charles Napoli, antiques dealer (bring item for appraisal, discussion).
Child/Family Health Plus 3:00 pm
Child/Family Health Plus
Apr 10 @ 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 ...
Friends of the South Country Library 7:00 pm
Friends of the South Country Library
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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Bohemian Rhapsody 2:00 pm
Bohemian Rhapsody
Apr 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
(PG-13), 135 minutes A chronicle of Freddie Mercury and the band Queen during the years leading up to their appearance at the 1985 Live Aid concert. https://youtu.be/mP0VHJYFOAU  
Meditation and Reiki Circle 5:00 pm
Meditation and Reiki Circle
Apr 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Register Join Reiki practitioner Antonietta for energy healing: meditation; short Reiki treatment. Mat, towel, blanket optional.
Self-Publishing 7:00 pm
Self-Publishing
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Register Join Ty Reid, an independent publisher/author, as she shows us aspiring authors exactly how to get started with self-publishing.  Attendees will learn basic manuscript writing, publishing dos and don’ts, software tools to use for easy professional finishes, which platforms Read More ...
Smart Recovery 7:00 pm
Smart Recovery
Apr 11 @ 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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Qigong 10:00 am
Qigong
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Register This ancient evidence based, Chinese healing art is sweeping the country, offering gentle, low impact exercises anyone can do. Sign up for four classes and see what the fuss is all about. These exercises are similar to taiji and Read More ...
Knitting & Crocheting Circle 12:00 pm
Knitting & Crocheting Circle
Apr 12 @ 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.
Long Island Composers Alliance (L.I.C.A) 7:00 pm
Long Island Composers Alliance (L.I.C.A)
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Long Island Composers Alliance (LICA) was founded in 1972 by composers Marga Richter & Herbert Deutsch. Since that time LICA has presented over 300 concerts featuring more than 1500 new compositions by more than 100 Long Island based composers. Read More ...
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2019 Long Island Reads: The Female Persuasion 10:00 am
2019 Long Island Reads: The Female Persuasion
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join the group as we discuss 2019’s Long Island Reads book! The Female Persuasion by MegWolitzer. Bagels, coffee, and tea are available. Book available Saturday, March 2. The first 20 to register will receive a free copy to keep. Long Read More ...
Defensive Driving 10:00 am
Defensive Driving
Apr 13 @ 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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Law of Attraction Book Club 2:00 pm
Law of Attraction Book Club
Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Join social work intern Antonietta to discuss Pam Grout’s NY Times bestseller, E-Squared: 9 Do-It-Yourself Energy Experiments That Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality. New principles weekly. Prepare to discuss chapter 1 on day 1, and do experiment 1 together. Read More ...
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Senior Advocate 10:00 am
Senior Advocate
Apr 15 @ 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
Apr 15 @ 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 6:15 pm
Yoga
Apr 15 @ 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, Meditation, Reiki 10:00 am
Chair Yoga, Meditation, Reiki
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Register Hit “re-set” and leave rejuvenated. Kristen spends half of the class on chair yoga for breath work and stress release, half on meditation and Reiki. Eight 1½-hour classes. $32
Bridge Club 1:00 pm
Bridge Club
Apr 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 ...
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Mah Jongg Club 10:00 am
Mah Jongg Club
Apr 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
Apr 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!
SNAP 2:00 pm
SNAP
Apr 17 @ 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 ...
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Green Book 2:00 pm
Green Book
Apr 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:10 pm
(PG-13), 130 minutes A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. https://youtu.be/QkZxoko_HC0
DIY Terrarium 7:00 pm
DIY Terrarium
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Register Join Theresa as we use pebbles, succulents, and other plants to create a beautiful terrarium.
Smart Recovery 7:00 pm
Smart Recovery
Apr 18 @ 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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Qigong 10:00 am
Qigong
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Register This ancient evidence based, Chinese healing art is sweeping the country, offering gentle, low impact exercises anyone can do. Sign up for four classes and see what the fuss is all about. These exercises are similar to taiji and Read More ...
Knitting & Crocheting Circle 12:00 pm
Knitting & Crocheting Circle
Apr 19 @ 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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Chess Club 12:00 pm
Chess Club
Apr 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.
Yoga 6:15 pm
Yoga
Apr 22 @ 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, Meditation, Reiki 10:00 am
Chair Yoga, Meditation, Reiki
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Register Hit “re-set” and leave rejuvenated. Kristen spends half of the class on chair yoga for breath work and stress release, half on meditation and Reiki. Eight 1½-hour classes. $32
Bridge Club 1:00 pm
Bridge Club
Apr 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 ...
Introduction to LinkedIn 6:30 pm
Introduction to LinkedIn
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Register Navigate the website and learn how to create your profile, use LinkedIn for networking by seeking opportunities and inviting people to your network, search for people, companies and jobs, acquire advanced search information about recruiters and companies, prepare for Read More ...
Writer’s Workshop 7:00 pm
Writer’s Workshop
Apr 23 @ 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; First assignment is given to you at registration.
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Mah Jongg Club 10:00 am
Mah Jongg Club
Apr 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
Apr 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!
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Instant Family 2:00 pm
Instant Family
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:58 pm
(PG-13), 118 minutes After adopting three children, a couple finds themselves in over their heads. https://youtu.be/IUfZq3DUd3Y
Meditation and Reiki Circle 5:00 pm
Meditation and Reiki Circle
Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Register Join Reiki practitioner Antonietta for energy healing: meditation; short Reiki treatment. Mat, towel, blanket optional.
Open Mic Night 6:30 pm
Open Mic Night
Apr 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
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr 26 @ 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.
Fall Prevention 1:00 pm
Fall Prevention
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Register  Are you afraid of falling? Do you fear it for a loved one? You’re not alone. Join Kristi Ladowski, MPH, Injury Prevention and Outreach Coordinator at Stony Brook University Trauma Center for a lively discussion on how to recognize Read More ...
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Star Wars Day 1:00 pm
Star Wars Day
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
All ages welcome. Celebrate Star Wars with crafts, Padawan training, photo ops, giveaways, raffles and a visit from The Saber Guild of Long Island Endor Temple. Cosplay is encouraged. Please, no weapons. The original three Star Wars movies will be Read More ...
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Law of Attraction Book Club 2:00 pm
Law of Attraction Book Club
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Join social work intern Antonietta to discuss Pam Grout’s NY Times bestseller, E-Squared: 9 Do-It-Yourself Energy Experiments That Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality. New principles weekly. Prepare to discuss chapter 1 on day 1, and do experiment 1 together. Read More ...
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Chess Club 12:00 pm
Chess Club
Apr 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.
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Chair Yoga, Meditation, Reiki 10:00 am
Chair Yoga, Meditation, Reiki
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Register Hit “re-set” and leave rejuvenated. Kristen spends half of the class on chair yoga for breath work and stress release, half on meditation and Reiki. Eight 1½-hour classes. $32
Bridge Club 1:00 pm
Bridge Club
Apr 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 ...
DIY Fabric Garland 7:00 pm
DIY Fabric Garland
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Register Learn how to make a festive 3 foot Fabric Garland Banner! These swags are perfect decorations for weddings, showers, nurseries, holidays, and more! $5