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This Week in Hauppauge

This Week in Hauppauge

Looking for something to do this week? Check out these events happening in person or online.

Monday, April 5

All Day, Special Take & Make Craft for National Library Week (all ages): a READ magnet made with Scrabble Tiles. The kits are on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last. If picking up curbside, please call ahead so we can have it ready for when you arrive. For more info, call the library at 631-979-1600 or visit  Hauppauge Public Library

All Day, Take & Make Craft (Gr. K-5): Dream Catcher The kits are on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last. If picking up curbside, please call ahead so we can have it ready for when you arrive. For more info, call the library at 631-979-1600 or visit  Hauppauge Public Library

6:30pm Bingo, Enjoy a fun game of bingo with your neighbors. Prizes will be awarded to the winners. This event takes place on Zoom. Register here  Hauppauge Public Library

Tuesday, April 6

2pm, Hike: Blydenburgh County Park, Enjoy a beautiful 2.5 hike near the lake. Meet at the north entrance parking lot off of New Mill Road. Masks and an exercise waiver required. Inclement weather cancels. Please call the library in the morning to confirm. 631-979-1600   Hauppauge Public Library

6pm, Town of Islip Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting This event will take place on Zoom. Instructions on how to access the Zoom Webinar and / or livestream are available on the Town’s website www.islipny.gov or call (631) 595-3500

6:30pm, LGBT Families Story Time, Curl up together virtually with your parents and other children in LGBT families to listen to, enjoy, explore and discuss LGBT-affirming children’s books, just before bedtime. Click here to register. LGBT Network

 Wednesday, April 7

10:30am, Walking Club Put on your walking shoes and join us at the library for an invigorating outdoor walk around the library parking lot. This is a recurring event. A signed physical fitness waiver must be ON FILE before the beginning of the first class. All participants must wear a mask and maintain social distancing. FOR HAUPPAUGE CARDHOLDERS ONLY. For more info, call the library at 631-979-1600 or visit  Hauppauge Public Library

12pm, Larry Swanson Waste on Wednesdays: Waste 101 Webinar A presentation that provides the audience with an overview of waste management practices across the Unites States with a more focused review of Long Island. Speakers include Will Flower, Vice President of Winters Brothers and Mike Englemann, P.G., Solid Waste Coordinator, Town of Smithtown. Register for this event here and click here to join the presentation on Zoom. Meeting ID: 977 4196 3571. Dial by your location: +1 646-876-9923 US (New York)

4pm, The Pillowcase Project: Emergency Preparedness Program for Children From Senator Weik and the American Red Cross, the Pillowcase Project is an Emergency Preparedness Program for Children in grades 3 to 5. This event takes place on Zoom. Register here

Thursday, April 8

6pm, LGBT Family Building: All About Adoption Take the opportunity to focus on learning more about building the family you have always dreamed of! Come learn together about domestic and international adoption as potential pathways to parenthood. This event takes place on Zoom. Click here to register. LGBT Network

7pm, Book Discussion: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett Read this novel about identical twin sisters who grow up together in small-town Louisiana before choosing very different lives. Years later, one sister lives with her black daughter in the same town, while the other secretly passes for white. Even separated by many miles and many lies, the fates of the twins remain intertwined. What will happen to the next generation when their own daughters’ lives intersect? This event takes place on Zoom. Register here   Hauppauge Public Library

Friday, April 9

9am, Getting Started with Libby This class will get you up to speed on everything you need to know to use Libby – the one tap reading app, including: signing in; navigating the app; browsing and searching for titles; borrowing titles and placing holds; managing notifications, and more. Presented by OverDrive. This event takes place on Zoom. Register here  Hauppauge Public Library

10:30am, Baby Start This half-hour class is designed to introduce babies to the wonderful world of the library! Activities include music, movement, finger plays, fine and gross motor development, and circle time. Visit our YouTube channel to attend this event.  Hauppauge Public Library

Saturday, April 10

9:30am, Paper Shredding A shredding truck from A Shred Away will be in the library parking lot for shredding of your personal documents. It’s a perfect opportunity to protect your privacy and get rid of clutter. Please no newspapers, magazines, or garbage. For more info, call the library at 631-979-1600 or visit  Hauppauge Public Library

Sunday, April 11

2pm, Author Event: Meet Brit Bennett Join Long Island Reads for a special live streamed event with the author of ‘The Vanishing Half’. Registration required. This event takes place on Zoom. Register here  Hauppauge Public Library

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