116 Merritts Road • Farmingdale, NY 11735 • 516-249-9090 •

March/April 2019



In the event of a large turnout, residents with proof of residency in UFSD #22 will be admitted first. Movie Times: 1:15pm, movie starts at 1:30pm 6:30pm, movie starts at 7:00pm


Deadline to File Petitions for Library Trustee in the Director’s Office: March 4 Applications for Absentee Ballots can be Picked Up at the Library: March 14 Budget Hearing: March 19 at 6PM Library Board Meeting: March 19 at 6PM in the Conference Room Register to Vote and/or Check to See if You are Registered to Vote: March 19 from 4PM-8PM Absentee Ballots MUST be Completed and Returned to the Library by April 2 at 5PM

A STAR IS BORN (2018) Tuesday, March 5 Rated: R 136 Minutes Stars: Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

The proposed 2019-2020 budget reflects a tax levy increase of 0.60%. If you have any questions, please call the library at 516-249-9090. For complete budget information, please turn to page two of our newsletter. Para obtener información completa sobre el presupuesto, pase a la página dos de nuestro boletín. Para obtener información sobre nuestro presupuesto en español, consulte el folleto en nuestro boletín. SUNDAY AFTERNOONS AT THE LIBRARY No Registration Required Join Farmingdale singer/songwriter Ed Ryan for an afternoon of Irish songs, both contemporary and traditional, along with the stories behind them. From “Danny Boy” to “Galway Girl”, you’ll be sure to leave with your Irish eyes smiling, and that’s no blarney! Preference given to UFSD #22 residents. IRISH TUNES & TALES Sunday, March 3 at 2:00pm

A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism sends his own career into a downward spiral. THE OLD MAN & THE GUN (2018) Tuesday, March 19 Rated: PG-13 93 Minutes Stars: Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker and his escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? (2018) Tuesday, April 2 Rated: R 106 Minutes Stars: Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns 130 Minutes Stars: Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. THE MULE (2018) Tuesday, April 30 Rated: R 116 Minutes Stars: Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper A 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran is caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Illinois for a Mexican drug cartel. TUESDAY MATINEE GHOST AND MRS. MUIR (1947) Tuesday, March 12 at 2:00pm Not Rated 104 Minutes Stars: Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted her art form to deception. GREEN BOOK (2018) Tuesday, April 16 Rated: PG-13 A woman disguises herself as a child to save on a train fare and is taken in charge by an army man who doesn't notice the truth. CHARADE (1963) Tuesday, April 9 at 2:00pm Not Rated 113 Minutes Stars: Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn Romance and suspense ensue in Paris as a woman is pursued by several men who want the fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Whom can she trust? MARJORIE MORNINGSTAR (1958) Tuesday, April 23 at 2:00pm Not Rated 128 Minutes Stars: Gene Kelly and Natalie Wood While working as a counselor at a summer camp, college- student Marjorie Morgenstern falls for 32-year-old Noel Airman, a would-be dramatist working at a nearby summer theater. and forms a unique relationship with the ghost. THE MAJOR AND THE MINOR (1942) Tuesday, March 26 at 2:00pm Not Rated 100 Minutes Stars: Ginger Rogers and Ray Milland

MARTY G. AND THE G-MEN Sunday, March 24 at 2:30pm

No Registration Required Join Marty G and the G-Men for an afternoon of oldies! Come listen to a wide assortment of tunes from the 50s, 60s, and 70s, including songs by Elvis, The Beatles, The Platters, and The Duprees. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.

SYMPATICO CONCERT Sunday, April 7 at 2:30pm

No Registration Required

Part of the Town of Oyster Bay Distinguished Artist Series Sympatico is a group of four like-minded musicians whose members have been playing music in the Tri-State area for four decades. Their repertoire is a mixture of popular jazz and blues, both nostalgic and current, from Nina Simone to Etta James, and Sergio Mendes to Diana Krall. THE NORTH GREENE TRIO Sunday April 28 at 2:00pm No Registration Required Join James Kendall, piano, Michelle Lisi, flute, and Richard Gotlib, cello, for a program featuring Weber’s Trio for Flute, Cello, and Piano in G minor Op. 63, Myaskovsky’s Cello Sonata No. 2 in A minor Op. 81, Poulenc’s Sonata for Flute and Piano, and Kapsutin’s Trio for Flute, Cello, and Piano Op. 86. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.


This year’s book is The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer You can pick up a copy of this year’s book at the library. Long Island Reads is sponsored by The Nassau Library System and The Public Libraries of Suffolk County. ABOUT THE BOOK: THE FEMALE PERSUASION BY MEG WOLITZER

A shy college freshman finds her perspectives transformed by a mentor activist at the center of the women's movement who chal- lenges her to discover herself in ways that take her far from the traditional life she envisioned at the side of her boyfriend. THE FEMALE PERSUASION BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Monday, April 29 at 7:00pm In Person Registration: April 1 We’ll be discussing this year’s Long Island Reads book, The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer. Pick up your copy at the Reference Desk beginning April 1. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents. PORTUGUESE SWEET PASTA WITH CHEF CHARLIE WALSH Tuesday, April 23 at 7:00pm Online Registration: April 9 at 7:00pm Fee: $6.00 per person (If registering online you must pay using PayPal. To pay by check or cash, you must come into the library to register). Chef Charlie will show you how to make Aletria, the sweet pasta dish that Cory’s mom made in the Long Island Reads Book The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer. He will also include two additional Portuguese dishes. Patrons will get to sample the dishes and will receive copies of the recipe to take home. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.


PEEPS DIORAMA CONTEST - MARCH 25-APRIL 8 Peeped into any good books lately? We’re holding our annual book-themed Peeps Diorama Contest. So grab a bunch of marshmallow chicks and bunnies and start creating your masterpiece. Voting will take place between April 9-16. You may vote at the library or on our Facebook page. Winners will be announced on April 17. Good luck.

1st Place for Adults: A gift card to a local restaurant and a sweet surprise. 1st Place for Teens: A gift card to GameStop and a sweet surprise. 1st Place for Kids: A gift card to the movies and a sweet surprise. All patrons who come into the library and fill out a paper ballot will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a sweet surprise. You may only vote once a day. Contest is for UFSD #22 residents only.


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