Our Branch sponsors several study and action groups that meet on a regular basis and others that meet as needed.
Those that meet regularly include Arts & Antiques on the fourth Tuesday of the month, Day Literature on the second Monday, Evening Literature on the third Monday, Music Study on the second Thursday, and Travel Group on the first Monday. Film with Friends meets four times a year at various times, Perspectives meets on several Thursdays, and Political Action on various dates.
Below is a listing of our upcoming meetings and events. Additional monthly gatherings will be posted as they are scheduled.
Monday, Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m., Great Neck. We will discuss the highly acclaimed novel, “Our Souls at Night,” by Kent Haruf. To find out more, please call Linda at 516-466-8057.
Tuesday, Sept. 19, 12:15 lunch, 1:00 p.m. bridge, Garden City. We meet every third Tuesday. Please bring your lunch and a deck of cards. For more information, contact Svetla at 516-883-0386.
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2:00 p.m., Manhasset. Come hear a library talk on William Faulkner by our own Dr. Vivian Valvano Lynch. Contact Julie at 516-352-8680 for more information.
Arts & Antiques
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 12:30 p.m., Mineola. Join North Shore members Peggy Cahill and Sandi Keblish as they share their knowledge about quilting and provide many samples of this unique form of artistic expression. Please bring a sandwich for your lunch. For more information, contact Julie at 516-352-8680.
NOSH Political Action Group
Monday, Oct. 2, 11:00 a.m., Bayside. Members who are constituents of State Senator Anthony Avello will meet with him in his office. We will gather on Wednesday, Sept. 27, to discuss our agenda. Please join us. Contact Julie at 516-352-8680 for more information.
Monday, Oct. 9, 12:15 p.m., Mineola. We will discuss the highly acclaimed novel, “The Underground Railroad,” by Colson Whitehead. This story of a young woman who seeks to escape slavery won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 2016. Contact Julie at 516-352-8680 for more information.
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 11:00 a.m. program, 12:45 p.m. lunch, Albertson. Enjoy the sights and sounds of classical Southern Indian dance. For more information, call Julie at 516-621-1593.
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 10:30 a.m. board meeting, 1:00 p.m. program, Hicksville. We will hear a presentation entitled, “Amazing Women and How They Got the Vote.” Contact Julie at 516-352-8680 for more information.
Monday, Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m., Port Washington. We will discuss the provocative dystopian novel, “The Handmaid’s Tale,” by Margaret Atwood. For more information, call Carolyn at 516-944-5534.
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 12:15 lunch, 1:00 p.m. bridge, Garden City. Please join us for our friendly monthly bridge game. To find out more, call Svetla at 516-883-0386.
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2:00 p.m., Manhasset. Come hear a library talk on the 18th-century poet John Keats by our own Dr. Vivian Valvano Lynch. Contact Julie at 516-352-8680 for more information.
Arts & Antiques
Friday, Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m. lunch, 1:30 p.m. tour, Greenwich, CT. Join us for lunch and a visit to the famous Bruce Museum for a guided tour of the works of Toulouse Lautrec. To find out more, contact Ursula at 718-908-5015.
NYS District 6 Conference
Saturday, Oct. 21, 10:00 a.m., Farmingdale. We will meet with other branches in New York State to discuss human trafficking on Long Island. To find out more, contact Cynthia at 516-873-6036.
Thursday, Oct. 26, 12:30 p.m., Roslyn. We will view a popular PBS American Masters special, “The Women’s List” and discuss the many feminist aspects of the show. For more information call Ellen at 718-459-5832.
Monday, Oct. 30, 12:15 p.m., Bayside. Is Yiddish the best language in which to complain? To insult someone? To connect with the past? Come hear our own Dr. Linda Burghardt present “The Story of Yiddish: The Language of Belonging.” For more information contact Julie at 516-621-1593.
For specific locations and further information, please contact Julie at 516-352-8680.