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November is NaNoWriMo

National Novel Writing Month is an international program for aspiring writers that began in 1999. The Syosset Public Library is an official NaNoWriMo  “write in” location. Participants are invited to drop by to write anytime. For information about NaNoWriMo, visit www.nanowrimo.org

 

KICK-OFF AT MONGO’S COFFEE*

Monday, November 4, 7:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.

Play games, chat about writing prompts, and gear up to write. Complimentary coffee and discounts on food and specialty beverages.

WRITE-IN WEDNESDAY

November 6, 13, 20, & 27, 6:30 P.M. to 8:45 P.M.

Come write in a space set aside for NaNoWriMo writers to gather and get their word count up without outside distractions. Light snacks provided.

WRAP-UP AT MONGO’S COFFEE* – The Business of Being an Author

Monday, December 2, 7 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.

Interested in getting published? Learn how to query a literary agent and how to promote yourself and your work even before you are published from award-winning debut author Natalie S. Harnett. Complimentary coffee and discounts on food and specialty beverages.

*Mongo’s Coffee is located at 170 Michael Drive in Syosset.

-posted by Sonia, Reference Services

Afternoon Book Discussion

CELEBRATING NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY

2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction Winner

with Evelyn Hershkowitz, Readers’ Services Librarian

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

  at 1 PM – NEW TIME

“A novel set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris follows the director of a Chicago art gallery and a woman looking for her estranged daughter in Paris who both struggle to come to terms with the ways AIDS has affected their lives.” -from the publisher

The program is free.

No registration required.

Books are at the Circulation Desk.

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

-posted by Evelyn, Readers’ Services

Evening Book Discussion

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

7:30 PM

with Lisa Hollander, Readers’ Services Librarian

“An English teacher with haunting childhood memories gains perspective and inspiration while tutoring a young Ukrainian immigrant whose serious health issues prevent him from taking any day for granted.” -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

Things You Can Do With a Syosset Public Library Card

September is National Library Card Sign-up Month, a national celebration of public libraries and a time to make sure you and each member of your family has a library card.

Here are just some of the things you can do for free with your Syosset Public Library card:

Need get a Syosset Public Library card, the information is here.

See you at the library!

-posted by Sonia, Reference Services

 

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

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