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Evening Book Discussion

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

 7:30 PM

With Ralph Guiteau, Readers’ Services Librarian

2018 National Book Award for Nonfiction Finalist

“Traces the author’s turbulent childhood on a Kansas farm in the 1980s and 1990s to reveal her firsthand experiences with cyclical poverty and the corrosive impact of intergenerational poverty on individuals, families and communities.” -from the publisher

This program is free.

No registration required.

Books are available at the Circulation Desk.

Photographs and videos taken during library programs may be used for library publicity.

-posted by Jackie, Readers’ Services

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Thank you, Local Businesses!

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The Syosset Public Library Readers’ Services Department
would like to thank the following local businesses for their
generous donations to the 2019 Adult Summer Reading Club:

1-800-Flowers
Alter Ego
Applebee’s
Ask Alice Boutique
Bagel Boss
BeautyVille Laser & Aesthetics
Beltrami Men’s Clothing & Accessories
Butera’s Restaurants
Center Coffee Shop
Chris & Tony’s Italian Restaurant & Catering
Cindi’s Boutique
Così
Cradle of Aviation Museum
Denny’s Childrenswear
Eastern Breeze Luxury Nails & Spa
Fantastic I Lash
Field of View
Florique
Frantoni’s Pizzeria & Ristorante
George White
The Girls Room
Gloss Salon New York
Greek Xpress
Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa
Hurricane Grill & Wings
Iavarone Brothers
It’s Greek to Me
Jack Nails
Jennifer Ann Cosmetics
Jerrie Shop
John Michael Salon
Luxy Nails & Spa
Maddy Fine Jewelers
Max & Gino’s All American Clothing Co.
Meyer’s Farm Stand
Mid-Island Wines
Miko Sushi & Hibachi
Millennium Nails & Spa
Mixology Clothing Company
Mongo’s Coffee Roastery & Lounge
Mrtique
Ms’tique Boutique
Nail Gallery & Spa
Noat Footwear
On Parade
One Small Step Children’s Shoes
Oniro Taverna & Lounge
Optix Family Eyecare (Plainview)
Optyx (Woodbury)
Panera Bread
Penelope Fashions
Phil’s Pizzeria & Restaurant
pHountain
Prime Time Butcher
Raimo Pizza
Ray Leventhal Clothing
Realistic Nails
Rustic Root Kitchen and Drinks
Salon Entourage
ShopRite
Smallcakes Syosset
Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
Trader Joe’s
Victoria’s Market – Jewel of the Sea
Woodbury Sports

A special thank you to author Brenda Janowitz for her generous book donations throughout the year, many of which were used for the Adult Summer Reading Club prizes!

-posted by Jackie, Readers’ Services

Afternoon Book discussion

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

1:30 PM

With Lisa Hollander & Donna Burger,

Readers’ Services Librarians

“In 1965 Manhattan, chef and Auschwitz survivor Peter Rashkin is resigned to solitude and devotes himself to running his restaurant until he meets and marries June, but the horrors of his past soon overshadow him and his new family.”-from the publisher

This program is free.

No registration required.

Books available are  at the Circulation Desk.

Photographs and videos taken during library programs may be used for library publicity.

-posted by Jackie, Readers’ Services

 

 

 

Afternoon Book Discussion

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 1:30 pm

with Jackie Ranaldo, Head of Readers’ Services

“When her happy middle-class life in Afghanistan is shattered by the rise of the Taliban and her husband’s murder by fundamentalists, former schoolteacher Fereiba embarks on a high-risk effort to escape to England with her three children.” -from the publisher

This program is free.

No registration required.

Books are available at the Circulation Desk.

Photographs and videos taken during library programs may be used for library publicity.

-posted by Jackie, Readers’ Services

Book to Film Discussion

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary

of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Friday, July 19, 2019 at 2 pm

with Barney Levantino, Reference Librarian

First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong (2005), by James R. Hansen, about legendary U.S. Astronaut Neil Armstrong’s journey to become the first person to walk on the moon. Read the book, then see how it is interpreted and adapted for the screen. Rated PG-13.

A short discussion will follow the viewing of the film.

This program is free.

No registration required.

Books are available at the Circulation Desk.

Photographs and videos taken during library programs

may be used for library publicity.

-posted by Jackie, Readers’ Services

 

Adult Summer Reading Club Starts

The Syosset Public Library’s 10th Annual Adult Summer Reading Club will begin on Tuesday June 4, 2019. The program is simple and stress-free, just the way summer should be! Sign up and submit titles of any book you start reading on the day you register and finish reading by August 9, 2019. For each title you submit, you will have a chance to win raffle prizes in our weekly drawings and at the Adult Summer Reading Club Wrap-Up Party being held on August 14 at 7 PM. In-person registration is required to participate and begins on Tuesday, June 4 at the Readers’ Services Desk on the 2nd floor.

Come and join in the fun!

-posted by Jackie, Readers’ Services

Afternoon Book Discussion

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

 1:30 PM

with Jackie Ranaldo, Head of Readers’ Services

“Learning that her grandmother was a victim of the corrupt Tennessee Children’s Home Society, attorney and aspiring politician Avery Stafford delves into her family’s past and begins to wonder if some things are best kept secret.”                -summary from the publisher

This program is free.

No registration required.

Books are available at the Circulation Desk.

Photographs and videos taken during library programs may be used for library publicity.

-posted by Jackie, Readers’ Services