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.

Monday, 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 
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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

Fees:

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

 

ESOL

English for Speakers of Other Languages

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Wednesdays from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

May 27

June 3

In the Community Room. Registration is NOT required. 

 

Starting Over Singles

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With Marla Matthews, TV Host

Saturday, May 9 at 3:00 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

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

Tuesday, May 12th at 1:00 PM

Registration begins April 14 at the Reference Desk

 

The Imagery & Symbolism of Spring

With Ines Powell, Educator, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Friday, May 29th at 1:30 PM

Spring is oneBotticelli primaveraof the most beloved themes of Western artists, it represents youth and happiness. Spring was identified with Persophone by the ancient Greeks and the goddess Flora by Romans. In later Western paintings, artists followed the advice of Cesare Ripa and represented Spring as a young woman dressed on her right side in white and on her left side in black, showing both natures of Spring, holding a ram and a bouquet of flowers. The most famous representation of Spring is the Allegory of Spring also known as Primavera by Sandro Botticelli.

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 began May 1st at the Reference Desk. Space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis. 

 

How to Use Your Digital Camera

digitalcamTuesday, June 2nd from 2-4 PM 

Hands ON!

Learn how to use the basic features of a digital camera including flash settings, optical & digital zoom, menu settings, image quality and much more. Bring your digital camera, your manual and your questions. There is a 24 person limit to this class.

Registration for Shelter Rock patrons begins May 5th at the Reference Desk. Space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis. Non-residents may register May 19th if space allows.

 

Working With Your Digital Camera

Tuesday, June 9th from 2-4 PM

Hands ON!

digital photograph editing services st petersburg tampa florida kidsYou have a digital camera and know how to use it, but do you know how to move the pictures from the camera to the computer? How do you organize your pictures and edit them? In this class, you will learn the answers to these questions and much more. We will cover using and editing programs that allow you to resize, crop, adjust light levels and more.

Prerequisites: Computer Kindergarten and 1st Grade.

Registration for SRPL patrons begins May 12th at the Reference Desk. Space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis. Non-residents may register May 26th if space allows. 

 

Editing Your Digital Photos

Tuesday, June 16th from 2-4 PM

Hands ON!

digital photograph editing services st petersburg tampa florida skin eyesIn this class, you will learn the basics of using a graphics program. This class will cover editing a photographed image. Included will be editing techniques in cropping, resizing, red-eye removal and much more.

Prerequisites: Computer Kindergarten and 1st Grade.

Registration for SRPL patrons begins on May 19th at the Reference Desk. Space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis. Non-residents may register June 2nd if space allows

 

Introduction to Photoshop

Tuesday, June 16th from 7-9 PM

Hands ON!

action 6 500x312Become an instant graphic artist by working with images and pictures in Adobe Photoshop. Learn how to alter images including sizing, shaping and coloring. Retouch, filter and add effects to create works of art or just make your own digital photos look the way you want them to.

Prerequisites: For intermediate and advanced computer users. 

Registration begins May 19th at the Reference Desk for SRPL patrons. Space is limited on a first-come, first, served basis. Non-residents may register June 2nd if space allows. 

 

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. 

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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