LIBRARY NEWSLETTER 116 Merritts Road • Farmingdale, NY 11735 • 516-249-9090 • May/June 2018


SUNDAY AFTERNOONS AT THE LIBRARY GAIL STORM PRESENTS: A TRIBUTE TO CAROLE KING Sunday, May 6 at 2:00pm No Registration Required New York based performing artist and educational presenter Gail Storm will present a tribute to Carole King through a live performance and commentary. Selections from the multiple Grammy winning Tapestry album will be performed in addition to some of the many other songs she composed. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents. MEET LOCAL AUTHOR, MICHAEL O’KEEFE! MEET AUTHOR MICHAEL O’KEEFE, AUTHOR OF SHOT TO PIECES: A NOVEL Monday, June 11 at 7:00pm Online Registration: May 21 Join author Michael O’Keefe for a talk about his book Shot to Pieces: A Novel . He will also discuss writing, how to publish your work, publicity, and Indie writing. You can pick up a copy of Shot to Pieces: A Novel at the Reference Desk beginning May 1. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents. JOIN ONE OF OUR 2018 SUMMER READING CLUBS Shot to Pieces: A Novel: This is the story of NYPD 1st Grade Detective Padraig Joseph Durr. Durr is tasked with solving a particularly grisly gang related homicide. When Paddy catches the squeal, he is also on the verge of an emotional and psychological breakdown. Can he hold it together long enough to solve this murder?

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

SHAPE OF WATER (2018) Tuesday, May 1 Rated: R 123 Minutes Stars: Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer

At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is

being held in captivity. I, TONYA (2018) Tuesday, May 15 Rated: PG-13

111 Minutes Stars: Margot Robbie and Allison Janney

Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes. PHANTOM THREAD (2018) Tuesday, May 29 Rated: R 130 Minutes Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis and Lesley Manville Set in 1950s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover. THE POST (2018) Tuesday, June 5 A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government. ROMAN J. ISRAEL (2018) Tuesday, June 12 Rated: PG-13 122 Minutes Stars: Denzel Washington and Colin Farrell Roman J. Israel, Esq., a driven, idealistic defense attorney, finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action. TUESDAY MATINEE WE’RE NO ANGELS (1955) Tuesday, May 8 at 2:00pm Not Rated 105 Minutes Stars: Humphrey Bogart and Aldo Ray Three convicts are plotting their escape from Devil’s Island. Fate intervenes when they hide out with kind but inept Felix and his family. THERE’S ALWAYS TOMORROW (1955) Tuesday, May 22 at 2:00pm Not Rated 85 Minutes Stars: Barbara Stanwyck and Fred McMurray Clifford wants to spend more time alone with his wife, but on a getaway weekend he runs into an old flame. TALK OF THE TOWN (1942) Tuesday, June 19 at 2:00pm Not Rated 118 Minutes Stars: Cary Grant and Ronald Colman An escaped prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher. YOUNG MR. LINCOLN (1939) Tuesday, June 26 at 2:00pm Not Rated 100 Minutes Stars: Alice Brady and Henry Fonda A fictionalized account of the early life of the American President as a young lawyer facing his greatest court case. Rated: PG-13 117 Minutes Stars: Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep

FOR ADULTS 18-UP PACKETS AVAILABLE JUNE 18 AT THE REFERENCE DESK Join our “Libraries Rock!” adult summer reading club! We’ll have 8 weeks of contests, raffles, prizes, special displays, and great programs throughout the summer. We’ll be having our first-ever adult summer reading club kickoff event on June 26. See details below.

BIRTH-ENTERING GR. 5 PACKETS AVAILABLE JUNE 18 AT THE YOUTH SERVICES DESK Join our “Libraries Rock!” children’s summer reading club!

ENTERING GR. 6-12 PACKETS AVAILABLE JUNE 18 AT THE YOUTH SERVICES DESK Join our “Libraries Rock!” teen summer reading club! We’ll have exciting programs, a Teen Silent Auction, monthly contests, and more just for you! See page 3 of our newsletter for upcoming summer programs.

We’ll have 8 weeks of exciting programs, raffles, contests, and prizes just for you. We’ll also be having a Tween Silent Auction this year for kids entering Gr. 3-5. See page 3 of our newsletter for upcoming summer programs. 2018 ADULT SUMMER READING CLUB KICKOFF! ADULT SUMMER READING CLUB KICKOFF PARTY FEATURING THE ACOUSTIC DUO LIS & JIM Tuesday, June 26 at 6:30pm In Person Registration: June 18

Join us for our first-ever adult summer reading club kickoff! Elissa Hanson and Jim Santoro are accomplished musicians who sing and perform a wide variety of songs that range from classic rock to, the hits of the 80s and 90s, and today. Refreshments will be served. You must be registered for our summer reading club to attend. For UFSD #22 residents only.

2018 SUMMER READING CLUB CARNIVAL LIBRARIES ROCK! SUMMER READING CLUB CARNIVAL FOR SUMMER READING CLUB PARTICIPANTS WITH AN ADMISSION TICKET ONLY Monday, June 25 from 5:30pm-8:00pm All Ages and an adult Admission Tickets are available when you sign up for the summer reading club starting June 18. Celebrate the start of the summer reading club with our carnival! From 5:30pm-7:30pm, we’ll have inflatable games, a petting zoo, crafts, balloon animals, a princess meet and greet, face painting, a dunk tank, and more! Food trucks will be on-site for you to purchase dinner/snacks. At 7:30pm we’ll have a DJ dance party! For UFSD #22 residents who are registered for the summer reading club only. A RETRO MOBILE ARCADE IS COMING TO THE LIBRARY! METROCADE Tuesday, May 22 Gr. 3-5 Choose: 4:00pm-4:30pm OR 4:30pm-5:00pm Gr. 6-8 Choose: 5:30pm-6:00pm OR 6:00pm-6:30pm Gr. 9-12 Choose: 6:30pm-7:00pm OR 7:00pm-7:30pm Adults Choose: 7:30pm-8:00pm OR 8:00pm-8:30pm Online Registration: May 8 Go back in time with Metrocade’s old school video game truck. It’s not just for kids! Arcade games include: Donkey Kong, Gauntlet Legends, NASCAR Arcade, Kao - The Kangaroo, NBA Jam, Super Mario, Pac-Man, and more! Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.


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