Island Trees Library to Host Arthritis Support Group, Kids Event

A look at some upcoming events at your local library.

A number of fun and free events - for both adults and kids - will be held at the Island Trees Public Library in the coming weeks and months. 

Here's a look at some:


Chess: Saturdays, Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25. 10:00am-12:00pm. $2.00 per session for drop in

Learn to play chess this fall from a member of Long Island Industrial Chess League. Experienced players are also welcome. Kids under 13 are free.

Intro To Computers 1: Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, 2:00pm-4:00pm.

Learn the basics right from the beginning: turning the computer on, using the desktop, working with the mouse, opening and closing programs, understanding windows elements, getting out of trouble and turning the computer off.

Intro to Computers 2:  Friday, January 31, 2014, 2:00pm-4:00pm

In the second session, learn to work with text, files and basic word processing skills. Prerequisites: Introduction to computers 1 

Memory Bracelet: Friday, Feb. 7 @ 1:00pm. Materials Fee: $10.00(make check/money order payable to Linda Reilly).

Make two beautiful memory bracelets with Linda Reilly using colorful beads and wire.

Lovesongs: Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. 12:00pm-1:00pm. Enjoy Valentine’s Day at the library and listen to your favorite love songs. Memories will sing songs of love and romance.


Arthritis Support Group: Every first Thursday 1:00pm.

Friends of the Library: Every first Thursday 3:30pm.

Daytime Book Chat: 3rd Thursday of the each month. 1:30pm-3:00pm, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Book: Hellhound on his trail by Hampton Sides.

Evening Book Chat: 1st Thursday of the month. 7:30pm-8:30pm. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. Book: All That Is by James Salter. 


Snowflake Scarf: Monday, Jan. 13 @ 4:30pm. Ages: 5-11.

Materials Fee: $4.00(make check/money order payable to Shirley Ruby)

Stay warm and cozy with this stylish

Fleece scarf by designing your own snowflakes and spray painting your scarf with variety of colors.

Play Hooray: Baby Time: Tuesday, Jan. 14 @ 10:30am. Ages: Birth to 18 Month. A fun introduction to nursery rhymes, books, finger play and more during this *extended* 45 minutes program! 


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