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

Senior Rap Group

For the 55+ Set

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Monday, May 5th from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Come and join Shelter Rock Public Library Senior Rap Group on selected Mondays 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM.  This group discussion is led by Senior Connections volunteer Ken Rose, who has been participating in varied public library discussion groups for over fifteen years.

Caregiver Support Group

Dora Lupo, Group Facilitator,
Nassau County Office of Human Services of Mental Health

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! Refreshments will be served.

Pre-registration is required; please call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-7363 ext. 242 to register. 



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For Beginners & Intermediate Students

Wednesdays 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

February 5th through June 18

*There will be no classes on February 19, April 16, and May 21*

In the Community Room

Registration is NOT required.


Defensive Driving Class

Empire Safety Council

EmpireSaturday, April 19th from 9:30AM to 3:30 PM

For drivers of all ages

To register please contact Stephen Donnelley at (516) 437-0705


AARP Smart Driver Course

aarpSaturday, April 26th from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

April Defensive Driving Registration Form

Non residents may register on April 10th if space allows.


Afternoon Art Talk

The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux

With Ines Powell,

Educator, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Friday, April 25th at 1:30 PM

h2 11.10Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827-1875) was a French sculptor during the Second Empire under Napoleon III. His work owes much to its doctrines and the ancient and modern masters to whom he was exposed during his apprenticeship in Rome. This illustrated lecture will includethe major projects that Carpeaux undertook during his brief career. It will include marble masterpieces, such as the Prince Imperial with his Dog Nero and Ugolino and his Sons.

This program coincides with a Special Exhibitation at The Metropolitan Museum of Art ~ March 4 to May 27, 2014 


Listen 'n Learn 

Hypnosis for Relaxation and Personal Growth

With Murray Fullman,

V.P. NYS Fraternal Order of Police Surgeon's Lodge

Tuesday, April 29th at 11:30 AM

hypnosisThis demonstrational program presents both the informative and experiential aspects of hypnosis. The focus of the program is to demystify what hypnosis is and to provide an explanation of how hypnosis can benefit in relaxation, stress reduction, self-growth, medical and dental procedures and many other aspects of life.


Adult Book Discussion

The Manor

By Mac Griswold

Wednesday, April 23 at 2:30 PM

Led by SRPL Librarians Chris Karlssen and Jim Brown

downloadLandscape historian Mac Griswold, has written the "biography" of Shelter Island's Sylvester Manor and its original 8000 acres that have "...endured through wars great and small, through fortunes won and lost, through histories bright and sinister." It is also the story of families that have lived there from colonial times when it was an early center of slavery.

Register at the Reference Desk


Computer Classes

Introduction to LinkedIn

Lecture/Demonstration Only

linkedin-iconWednesday, April 30 from 7-9 PM

Navigate the website and learn how to create your profile, use LinkedIn for networking by seeking opportunities and inviting people to your network, search for people, companies and jobs, acquire advanced search information about recruiters and companies, prepare for upcoming interviews and much more. 

Prerequisites: none. 

Space is limited. Registration for Shelter Rock patron begins March 28 at the Reference Desk. Non-residents permitted if space allows on April 11th.


Intermediate Microsoft Excel

Hands On

excelTuesday, May 6th from 7-9 PM

Learn more about the world's most popular spreadsheet program, including functions, working with ranges, macros, charting and much more. 

Prerequisites: Computer Kindergarten, Computer 1st Grade and Introduction to Microsoft Excel or equivalent.

Space is limited. Registration for Shelter Rock patrons begins April 8th at the Reference Desk. Non-residents permitted if space allows on April 22nd.


Introduction to eBay

Lecture/Demonstration Only

Monday, May 19th from 7-9 PM

ebayIn this lecture and demonstration class, learn how to buy and sell items using eBay. Some of the many topics covered are creating an account, checking reliability of sellers and buyers, online safety and much more.

Prerequisites: none

Space is limited. Registration for Shelter Rock patrons begins April 22nd at the Reference Desk. Non-residents permitted if space allows on May 6th.

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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