Library News 6/16 – 6/23


The Levittown Public Library is located at 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown. Call 516-731-5728 or visit for more information.

The Island Trees Public Library is located at 38 Farmedge Rd., Levittown. Call 516-731-2211 or visit for more information.

Thursday, June 16

Daytime Book Chat
Come and discuss Defending Jacob by William Landay from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the ITPL community room.

Friday, June 17

Playdate Fridays: Free Play Day
Visit the ITPL library every Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to see what fun the ITPL community room has in store. No registration required, all ages welcome.
Saturday, June 18

Levittown Graduation
Congratulations to the gradating Class of 2016 from MacArthur and Division Avenue High Schools.

Learn to play chess from a member of the Long Island Industrial Chess League. Experienced players are also welcome. $8 for 8 classes. Contact Marilyn Adamo at 516-731-2211 or email madamo@islandtreespublic for information. From 10 a.m. to noon in the community room at the ITPL.

Sunday, June 19

Father’s Day
Both libraries will be closed.

Monday, June 20

Sheila Doherty discusses the successful 2015 campaign to save the historic inn and the growing significance of social media in mobilizing citizens towards historic preservation. At 7:30 p.m. at the Levittown Museum, 150 Abbey Lane, Levittown. For more information, contact the Levittown Historical Society and Museum at 516-434-7140 or email

Tuesday, June 21

Page Turners Book Discussion Group
Come discuss Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng at 1 p.m. at the LPL. No registration required.

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Introduction to Email
Learn how to send, receive, forward and reply to email. Then, learn how to attach files and download. Prerequisites: computer kindergarten and computer first-grade. Must register. From 1 to 3 p.m. in the ITPL community room.

Thursday, June 23

Singles Ages 55+: New Life…New You
Join this discussion group moderated by Marla Matthews. Meet new friends and give each other support. Begins at 3 p.m. at the LPL. No registration required.

Summer Reading Volunteers
The ITPL Children’s Room needs volunteers ages 10 and up to help process reports and give out prizes to children. Today is the Last day to register. Anyone interested can sign up in the Children’s Room.


LPL Adult Summer Reading Program
Registration is through July 22. The theme this summer is “Exercise Your Mind. Read!” Registrants will receive a prize upon registration and another prize after reviews are submitted for three books. All reading materials are acceptable. Book reviews will be accepted through Aug. 19. The program ends Aug. 25, with an End of Summer Reading Program Party from 7 to 8:30 p.m., with refreshments, prize drawings, discussions and a guest author.

June Exhibits at the LPL
Ruth Lawrence oil paintings and Garvies Point Museum display cases.

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Jennifer Fauci is the managing editor of Long Island Weekly, Boulevard and Anton Media Group’s local magazines. Her passion for literature, travel and the arts lend to the unique content in her publications. In her time at Anton, she has received first place in the Folio Awards, second place for the NYPA awards and is the recipient of three PCLI awards.


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