Adult and Senior Programs

For more information, please contact the Reference Desk at 248-7363 ext. 233

Senior Rap Group

For the 55+ Set Who have a Lifetime of Experiences to Share

seniorsCome and join Shelter Rock Public Library Senior Rap Group on selected Mondays.  This group discussion is led by longtiime group member David Marx.

Mondays, May 4th & June 1st from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Anyone interested in joining is welcome.  The topics vary and the conversations are lively and provocative.


Caregiver Support Group

Marguerite Dilimetin, Group Facilitator,
Nassau County Office of Human Services of Mental Health
Wednesday, May 13th from 2:30 to 4:00 PM 

This support group is designed for all caregivers. It provides an opportunity for participants to share experiences and help one another. No one should be alone! 

First time attendees or for additional information, please call 516-227-7055.


Defensive Driving Class

Empire Safety Council

EmpireSaturday, May 16th from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM


Ages 60 plus: $33

All Others- $38

To register, please contact Mr. Stephen Donnelly at (516) 437-0705


AARP Smart Driver Course

Tuesday & Wednesday, May 26th & 27th from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

May's Registration Form



English for Speakers of Other Languages

esolFor Beginner & Intermediate Students

Wednesdays from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

April 29

May 6, 13, 20, 27

June 3

In the Community Room. Registration is NOT required. 


Starting Over Singles

mixerFor ages 40 plus

With Marla Matthews, TV Host

Saturday, May 9 at 2:30 PM

Join this lively, stimulating, compassionate and supportive discussion for divorced, widowed, or any single adult age 40 plus!! Make new friends, learn new skills, find hope and inspiration. It's never too late to start over!


Hopeful Singles

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With Marla Matthews, TV Host

Wednesday April 29th at 3:00 PM

Thursday, May 28th at 3:00 PM

Life is unpredictable roses; there are no guarantees and change is always happening. With new friends and inspirational guidance, compassion and support, your journey can be easier!! Be part of this group of single adults 55 plus to find hope for your future. 


Play Mah Jongg

ShowImageJoin others in playing game that has fascinated people for so many years with its strategies and combinations. Bring a team, a friend or come by yourself and enjoy the game. Limited materials will be available, so if you own a set, please feel free to bring it with you.

Tuesday, May 19th at 1:30 PM

Registration began May 5th at the Reference Desk.


Intermediate Mah Jongg

With Jacqui Palatnik

Sharpen your skills and improve your game in this intermediate Mah Jongg program

Tuesdays, April 28th, May 5, May 12th at 1:00 PM

Registration begins April 14 at the Reference Desk


The Bronx: The Way it Was

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Friday, May 15th at 1:30 PM

Revisit the Bronx as you remember it in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s with picture and video clips of the good ole days. 


What To Know Before Selling Your Home

Finch Realty Home For SaleHosted by North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth & the Town's Building Department 

Wednesday, May 20th at 7:00 PM

Make sure you are fully prepared before you sell your home. Find out what permits and certificates you need to close the sale. 


Computer First Grade For Grownups

Friday, May 15th from 10 AM to Noon

computer classIn this class, you will learn how to work with text including inputting, inserting, moving, and erasing, learn basic word processing skills, and understand files and commands.

Prerequisites: Computer Kindergarten

Registration for Shelter Rock Patrons begins April 17th at the Reference Desk. Non residents may register April 30th if space allows. 


Social Networking Online

Thursday, May 28th from 7-9 PM

facebook youtube twitter logosFacebook, Twitter, YouTube...what's it all about?? Come to the library and find out! In this lecture/demonstration we'll discuss social networking sites, instant messenger programs, blogs and much more. Parents: help your kids use social networking safely. 

Registration for Shelter Rock patrons begins May 1st at the Reference Desk. Space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis. 


Adult Book Discussion

The Wives of Henry Oades

by Johanna Moran

Wednesday, May 27 at 2:30 PM

Led by SRPL Librarians Susan Healy and Cathy Loechner

This is the riviting account of what happens when spouses Henry, Margaret, and Nancy face prosecution for bigamy. Narrated primarily by the two wives, and inspired by a widely publicized newspaper account, the novel explores and intricacies of marriage, the construction of family, the changing world of late 1880s.

Limited registration begins Wednesday, April 29th. 


Computer Basics for Adults

With our Teen Tutors

techWould you like an individualized computer or technology tutoring session with a trained teen volunteer?

Are you interested in learning the Internet, e-mail or computer basics?

Bring your computer questions and join us for a 45 minute session on dates and times listed below.

You may sign up for 2 sessions.

Saturdays, April 18 & May 2nd from 11:15 AM to Noon or Noon to 12:45 PM

Tuesdays, April 21, 28 from 4:15 to 5:00 PM or 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM

Registration begins March 16th at the Reference Desk

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Library Hours

Monday: 9am - 9pm
Tuesday: 9am - 9pm
Wednesday: 11am - 9pm
Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 1pm - 5pm