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FARMINGDALE PUBLIC

LIBRARY NEWSLETTER 116 Merritts Road • Farmingdale, NY 11735 • 516-249-9090 • www.farmingdalelibrary.org March/April 2018

2018 FARMINGDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY BUDGET VOTE & TRUSTEE ELECTION INFORMATION

FARMINGDALE LIBRARY CINEMA 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

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 from 7:30am-9:00pm IMPORTANT DATES:

Deadline to File Petitions for Library Trustee in the Director’s Office: March 12 Applications for Absentee Ballots can be Picked Up at the Library: March 14 Budget Hearing: March 27 at 6:00pm Library Board Meeting: March 27 at 6:00pm in the Conference Room Register to Vote and/or Check to See if You are Registered to Vote: March 27 from 4:00pm-8:00pm Absentee Ballots MUST be Completed and Returned to the Library by April 10 at 5:00pm The proposed 2018-2019 budget reflects a tax levy increase of 1.98%. If you have any questions, please call the library at 516-249-9090. For complete budget information, please turn to page two of our newsletter.

DARKEST HOUR (2017) Tuesday, March 6 Rated: PG-13 125 Minutes Stars: Gary Oldman and Kristin Scott Thomas During the early days of WWII, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly appointed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler or fight on against incredible odds. THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING MISSOURI (2018) Tuesday, March 20 Rated: R 115 Minutes Stars: Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson After months have passed since her daughter’s murder, Mildred Hayes personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's case when they fail to catch the culprit. LADY BIRD (2018) Tuesday, April 3 Rated: R 93 Minutes Stars: Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California. MOLLY’S GAME (2018) Tuesday, April 17 Rated: R 140 Minutes Stars: Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target. In the 1890s, friends from both sides of the tracks in the village of Kings Row look for love despite the barriers of family and class. PRESENTING LILY MARS (1943) Tuesday, March 27 at 2:00pm Not Rated 104 Minutes Stars: Judy Garland and Van Heflin Talented small-town girl Lily Mars hounds producer John Thornway for a part in his new play, but he doesn’t want anything to do with amateurs. THIS IS MY AFFAIR (1937) Tuesday, April 10 at 2:00pm Not Rated 100 Minutes Stars: Robert Taylor and Barbara Stanwyck President McKinley enlists navy man Richard L. Perry to go undercover to identify some well-briefed robbers. SWING TIME (1936) Tuesday, April 24 at 2:00pm Not Rated 103 Minutes Stars: Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers A performer travels to New York City to raise the money he needs to marry his fiance, only to become entangled with a beautiful dancer. Movie titles are subject to change, please call the library to find out what movie will be showing. TUESDAY MATINEE KINGS ROW (1942) Tuesday, March 13 at 2:00pm Not Rated 127 Minutes Stars: Ronald Reagan and Ann Sheridan

AFTERNOON CONCERTS AT THE LIBRARY

NEAL STUART AND THE EMPIRE STATE BAND Saturday, March 10 at 2:00pm

No Registration Required

Part of the Town of Oyster Bay Distinguished Artist Series. Come celebrate the late, great Johnny Maestro, a New York grown star whose group, The Crests and The Brooklyn Bridge, provided the soundtrack of a generation whose love of vocal music is stronger today than ever. AN AFTERNOON OF JAZZ WITH KELLY J. FALLON Sunday, March 18 at 2:30pm No Registration Required Kelly J. Fallon is sweeping through New York with her beautiful renditions of classic jazz standards and will now be sharing her talents with us. With her soft vocal lines and captivating energy, she will take you back to a simpler time to when music was evolving into the most influential movement in America. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents. GLENN CRYTZER’S ALL STARS CONCERT Sunday, April 8 at 2:30pm No Registration Required Part of the Town of Oyster Bay Distinguished Artist Series. The Glenn Crytzer All Stars is an early jazz quartet, plucked from the ranks of the Glenn Crytzer Orchestra. This group specializes in the

music of the 20s-40s, including swing, hot jazz, and Dixieland. LINGYAN VOCAL MUSIC ART STUDIO CONCERT Sunday, April 22 at 2:30pm

No Registration Required Join Ms. Lingyan Zhou, founder and vocal music director of Lingyan Vocal Music Art Studio, for an enchanting mix of world and Chinese masterpieces, including popular songs. She will also be demonstrating Chinese dances in elegant and colorful costumes. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.

2018 LONG ISLAND READS This year’s book is Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe by Mike Massimino. You can pick up a copy of this year’s book at the library. Long Island Reads is sponsored by The Nassau Library System and The Public Libraries of Suffolk County. GALAXY COOKIES Thursday, April 5 at 7:00pm Online Registration: March 22 at 7:00pm

The Baking Coach is back for a special treat that’s out of this world! Design your own starry treats; these cookies are decorated with black, blue, purple, and white sugar glaze to create a unique galaxy effect. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents. STARRY NIGHT COMMUNITY MURAL Saturday, April 21 from 1:00pm-4:30pm No Registration Required Join us in our small meeting room and help us recreate Van Gogh’s masterpiece, Starry Night, using tile stickers. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents. SPACEMAN BOOK DISCUSSION Monday, April 23 at 7:00pm In Person Registration: April 9 Join us for a book discussion about Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe by Mike Massimino . You can pick up a copy at the Reference Desk beginning April 9. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents. COMPUTER CLASSES FOR ADULTS Online Registration for All Classes: March 27 Preference given to UFSD #22 residents. For a complete description of each class, visit our website at www.farmingdalelibrary.org. INTRO TO THE COMPUTER & MOUSE Tuesday, April 10 at 10:00am INTRO TO MICROSOFT WORD Tuesday, April 17 at 10:00am INTRO TO MICROSOFT EXCEL Tuesday, April 24 at 10:00am INTRO TO GMAIL Tuesday, May 1 at 10:00am INTRO TO THE AMAZON KINDLE FIRE Tuesday, May 8 at 10:00am INTRO TO THE APPLE IPAD Tuesday, May 15 at 10:00am INTRO TO THE INTERNET Tuesday, May 22 at 10:00am INTRO TO NASSAU DIGITAL DOORWAY (OVERDRIVE) Tuesday, May 29 at 10:00am

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