LIBRARY NEWSLETTER 116 Merritts Road • Farmingdale, NY 11735 • 516-249-9090 • www.farmingdalelibrary.org January/February 2019



TAKE YOUR CHILD TO THE LIBRARY DAY! SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2 COUNT THE CANDY HEARTS CONTEST FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A NEW READING BUDDY! All Ages Can you guess the correct number of candy hearts in the jar? The winner will receive a brand new reading buddy with books! Contest is for UFSD #22 residents only. VALENTINE RIBBON WREATH FAMILY CRAFT Saturday, February 2 at 2:00pm Online Registration: January 19 All Ages with an adult Come on down to the library and create a beautiful valentine wreath for your home as a family! One wreath per family. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents. For Adults 18 years-up We’re kicking off the new year with a special contest! Just check out one of our cookbook/DVD bundles from our display, and you’ll receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win a gift card to a local restaurant. Raffle is for UFSD #22 residents only. Winner will be announced February 7. Will it be you? ENTER OUR ANNUAL DINNER AND A MOVIE CONTEST SYLPH CHAMBER MUSIC WITH CRYSTAL SINGING BOWLS CONCERT Sunday, January 13 at 2:00pm No Registration Required Sylph Chamber Music, with Nadine Scharman, flutist, Ann Zalkind, pianist, and Andrea Randa crystal bowl/vocals, will perform a program of Baroque, Romantic, Jazz, and Broadway music, accompanied by Tibetan crystal singing bowls. These beautifully toned instruments of meditation provide you with peace and healing. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents. BREAKDOWN CONCERT Sunday, February 10 at 2:30pm No Registration Required Part of the Town of Oyster Bay Distinguished Artist Series Breakdown has appeared on Long Island’s biggest stages, performing the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Come listen to over thirty years of hits recreated by seasoned musicians. Don’t be surprised if the guys throw in a few hits by some other rock legends! IRISH TUNES & TALES Sunday, March 3 at 2:00pm No Registration Required Join Farmingdale singer/songwriter Ed Ryan for an afternoon of Irish songs, both contemporary and traditional, along with the stories behind them. From Danny Boy to Galway Girl, you’ll be sure to leave with your Irish eyes smiling, and that’s no blarney! Preference given to UFSD #22 residents. DINNER AND A MOVIE CONTEST January 7-February 6

In the event of a large turnout, residents with proof of residency in UFSD #22 will be admitted first. Movie Times: 1:15pm, movie starts at 1:30pm 6:30pm, movie starts at 7:00pm MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN (2018) Tuesday, January 8 Rated: PG-13 114 Minutes Stars: Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan Five years after the events of Mamma Mia!, Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past. CRAZY RICH ASIANS (2018) Tuesday, January 22 Rated: PG-13 120 Minutes Stars: Constance Wu and Henry Golding This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global best- seller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family. A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. OPERATION FINALE (2018) Tuesday, February 19 Rated: PG-13 122 Minutes Stars: Ben Kingsley and Oscar Isaac A team of secret agents set out to track down the Nazi officer who masterminded the Holocaust. TUESDAY MATINEE EASY LIVING (1937) Tuesday, January 15 at 2:00pm Not Rated 88 Minutes Stars: Jean Arthur & Edward Arnold During the Great Depression, a wealthy banker throws away his wife's expensive fur coat. It lands on the head of a stenographer, leading to everyone assuming she is his mistress and has access to his millions. A STAR IS BORN (1937) Tuesday, January 29 at 2:00pm Not Rated 111 Minutes Stars: Janet Gaynor and Fredric March A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him. MORNING GLORY (1933) Tuesday, February 12 at 2:00pm Not Rated 74 Minutes Stars: Katherine Hepburn and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. When a naively innocent, aspiring actress arrives on the Broadway scene, she is taken under the wing of several theater veterans who mentor her to ultimate success. GOLD DIGGERS OF 1933 (1933) Tuesday, February 26 at 2:00pm Not Rated 97 Minutes Stars: Warren William and Joan Blondell A wealthy composer rescues unemployed Broadway performers with a new play. THE WIFE (2018) Tuesday, February 5 Rated: R 100 Minutes Stars: Glenn Close and Christian Slater


CAN YOU ESCAPE: SPY SCHOOL Choose One: Tuesday, February 19 Wednesday, February 20 at 12:00pm Gr. K-5 with an adult

Choose Time: 12:00pm, 5:00pm, 7:00pm

In Person Registration: February 5 You’re about to graduate from Spy School, but there’s one final test. You have 45 minutes to prove you have the necessary skills. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents. CAN YOU ESCAPE: CULPER RING OF SPIES Choose One: Wednesday, February 20 at 5:00pm OR Thursday, February 21 at 12:00pm Gr. 6-12 Online Registration: February 5 Thursday, February 21 at 7:00pm Adults 18-up Online Registration: February 5

We’re going back in time, to the American Revolution and the Culper Ring of Spies. Nathan Hale has hidden a box containing vital information, concealed in secret codes. It’s up to you to find the codebook and Nathan Hale’s final clues to help George Washington. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.


WINTER CARNIVAL Thursday, February 21 from 10:00am-11:30am

No Registration Required

All Ages with an adult Join us for games and activities at our annual winter carnival! Preference given to UFSD #22 residents. SNOW QUEEN MEET AND GREET WITH ROYAL EVENTS PRINCESS PARTIES Thursday, February 21 at 10:00am

Online Registration: February 13

2 years - Gr. 2 with an adult Royal Events is back this winter to share stories, crafts, and a photo op with the Frozen Snow Queen herself. Make sure you bring your camera! Preference given to UFSD #22 residents. THE CAT IN THE HAT Friday, February 22 at 3:00pm Tickets Available Starting February 15 All Ages with an adult Come see the Cat in the Hat in this wonderful live production by Plaza Theatrical Productions. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.


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