Library Calendar—Jan 13-19, 2017

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Leland Faulkner’s World of Wonder stimulates students’ imaginations through shadow-theater, illusion, and characters from around the world. He’ll be at the Hicksville Library on Saturday, Jan. 14.
Leland Faulkner’s World of Wonder stimulates students’ imaginations through shadow-theater, illusion, and characters from around the world. He’ll be at the Hicksville Library on Saturday, Jan. 14.

The Hicksville Public Library is at 169 Jerusalem Ave., Hicksville. Call 516-931-1417 or visit www.hicksvillelibrary.org.

Register Online

Chocolate Trifle

Daytime class will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 1 p.m. Evening class will be held Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 7:15 p.m. Participants will bake a chocolate and strawberry trifle and take home two individual desserts. Registration for Hicksville residents begins exclusively online on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 6 p.m. Open registration begins on Thursday, Jan. 19. No fee. Limit: 24 adults. You may register for only one session.

Friday, Jan. 13

PlayHooray

Register online for this program slated for the Fridays of Jan. 13, 20 and 27 at 10 a.m. For ages 6-18 months. Come sing, dance and PlayHooray with your baby. This 45-minute program is a lively introduction to nursery rhymes, books, music and movement.

Soup & Saving

The New Year is here. Warm up with a healthy winter Tuscan vegetable soup and learn many ways to save more and spend less—from travel, insurance, food, credit cards and more. Register online for this 1 p.m. program. No fee.

Fundamentals of Writing

Formerly the Hicksville Public Library Writing Club, this workshop begins at 1 p.m. and offers a writing lesson, an in-class writing prompt, and the opportunity to read and critique pieces. All levels of experience and interests in all genres are welcome.

Saturday, Jan. 14

World of Wonder

Come to the library at 2 p.m. and see Leland Faulkner use techniques of acting, mime, story, writing, and magic to create a world teeming with characters and imagination. From the eloquence of a pair of hands conjuring a menagerie, to a piece of folded paper, or an old hat brim, these simple props become openings for creating magical theatre and appealing characters. This program is co-sponsored by The Town of Oyster Bay with the Hicksville Public Library.

Monday, Jan. 16

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The library will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Kooky Tissue Holder

Register online for this 2 p.m. programs for students in grades K-5. Decorate a tissue holder with colorful papers, then create a silly person to catch those sneezes. Bring a box of boutique tissues to class. Materials fee: $4.

Tuesday, Jan. 17

Computer Basics

Registration will be held at the Reference Desk in the main library and classes will be held at the Computer & Resource Center. This 2;30 p.m. class will teach participants how to get started on the computer.

Defensive Driving

This is a two-part session which will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 17 and Thursday, Jan. 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. Fee $27 check or money order made payable to Empire Safety Council. Class limit: 40.

Wednesday, Jan. 18

Panini Making

Register online for this 1 p.m. class. Make your own sandwiches using at bread, choose from: Swiss, Cheddar, or Mozzarella Cheese, Tomatoes, Pickles, Bacon Bits, Roasted Peppers, Baby Spinach, Mustard, Mayo and Pesto Sauce. All sandwiches are served with potato chips. Bring your own beverage. No fee. Limit: 24 adults

Board Meeting

The Hicksville Public Library Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. at the Administration Building located at 120 Second St., Hicksville. The public is invited.

Thursday, Jan. 19

Computer Basics

Registration will be held at the Reference Desk in the main library and classes will be held at the Computer & Resource Center. This 2;30 p.m. class will teach participants how to get started on the computer.

Digital Photos

You have a digital camera and know how to take pictures, but how do you move the images from the camera to the computer? How do you organize your pictures and edit them? In this hands-on class at 6:30 p.m., you will learn the answers to these questions and much more. The class will cover using an image editing program that allows you to resize, crop, adjust light levels, and more. Learn how to organize, name and save your pictures.

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