September Programs
Registration begins Tuesday,
August 16 @ 9:30 AM.

Please note, the library will be closed Monday, September 5
for Labor Day.

Summer Reading Club Success!
A big thank you to the Babylon Bean, Bunger Surf Shop,
and the Post Office Cafe, who
donated gift cards to help sponsor our Reading Club!!
And congratulations to our winners: Cindy McCann, Gabrielle Alzmann, Laura LaTorre, Marissa Scudlo, Felice Niland, Nicole Turt,
& Allie Van Rossem.
Hatha Yoga
Thursdays, September 1,8,22,
October 13 & 27
6:00 - 7:00 PM
This 5-week session is an active class, suitable for beginners as well as more experienced practitioners, with alternative postures for different fitness levels. The class can include standing poses, as well as strengthening exercises on the mat, easy inversions, core work, and seated stretches. Please bring a mat and a large towel or blanket.There is a $25 non-refundable fee due at registration (check or cash). No walk-ins. Non-Babylon cardholders may register beginning 8/22.
Games in the Afternoon
Mondays, September 12,19 & 26
1:00 -4:00 PM
The community room will be set aside from
1:00 - 4:00 pm for you to play board games
(bring your own). No more than 20 people in room.
Floral Fall Painting
Wednesday, September 7; 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Learn still life painting techniques with falls flowers in a mason jar. Artist Kristen will guide you using acrylic on canvas. Babylon patrons only. Registration required.
Adult Book Discussion
Thursday, September 8; 7:00 - 7:45 PM
We will be discussing Our Souls at Night, by Kent Haruf. Books will be available at the Reference desk beginning August 11.
Basics of Medicare
Friday, September 9; 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join Senior Services of North America as they go over open enrollment
for Medicare and more.
Gentle Yoga
Mondays, September 12, 19, 26,
October 17, 24, 31
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This 6-week all-levels class is focused on moving mindfully and with ease. The focus is on body awareness, strengthening, stretching and the breath. Please bring a mat and a large towel or blanket. Chairs are available to help students get up and down to the floor. Out of district residents may register beginning 8/22. There is a $30 non-refundable fee due at registration. No walk-ins.
Plots and Pastries
Morning Book Discussion
Monday, September 12; 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
We will be discussing Florence Adler Swims Forever,
by Rachel Beanland. Books are available at the Reference desk now. Please register for this program.
Fall Wellness & Essential Oils
Monday, September 12; 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Feel healthy and energized this fall season. We will discuss natural ways to feel well, supportive ideas for exercise and movement, tips for outdoor activities and ways to create an inviting and healthy environment at home. Ways to handle stress, the upcoming holiday season, sleep issues and self-care will be shared. Registration required.
Living Healthy: chronic disease self-management
Tuesday, September 13; 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This FREE 6-week workshop series will help you feel better, increase your energy, and get relief from pain, fatigue, and difficult emotions. Take control of your life; do the things you want to do each day. Get connected and learn from others who have similar issues. Registration required. Presented by RSVP Suffolk. Meets 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, and 10/18.
Writer's Workshop
Tuesdays; 5:45 - 7:45 PM
New and experienced writers are welcome. Feel free to bring any works in progress. Meetings will be held Tuesdays 9/13, 9/27, 10/11, 10/25, 11/8, 11/22, 12/6, and 12/27. Registration required.
Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Wednesday, September 14
6:00 - 7:00 PM
Join the Parker Institute's Willing Hearts Helpful Hands for a support group of caregivers for those with Alzheimer's and Dementia. The meetings will provide an opportunity for caregivers to meet, participate in educational programs, and have questions answers about their loved one's care. The group will meet:
9/14, 10/12, 11/16, and 12/14.
Whaling on Long Island
Wednesday, September 14; 6:00 -7:00 PM
Travel back through time and explore our Island's long & complex history of whaling, and the way the industry shaped our communities. Registration encouraged.
9/11: Another Day That Will Live in Infamy
Thursday, September 15; 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Join Gerald Raffa, a survivor of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks on the Twin Towers in NYC. As a federal agent, Gerald was in charge of N.Y. Group III, “The Arson and Explosive Squad” among many other duties. Caught in both collapses, Gerald survived and will share his experience and the aftermath.
Seating is limited; Registration required.
Concert: the Best in Classic Country Music
Saturday, September 17; 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Join us in the library for a traditional country music concert. Rich Sisson, a.k.a. "Long Island's Native Son," will be performing the songs of Johnny Cash, Elvis, Jim Reeves, Eddie Arnold, and more! Seating is limited;
Performance Poets Reading
Monday, September 19; 6:00 PM
A reading of Performance poetry in the library. Walk-ins welcome.
Medicare Made Clear on Zoom
Monday, September 19; 6:00 PM
Learn the basics of Medicare, with Joyce Poupko of Senior Services of North America. Get assistance in choosing the right plan for you and learn about the fundamentals of Medicare. This program will be held on Zoom; please register with a valid email address. Registration required.
Oil-Free Arugula Walnut Pesto - live on Facebook
Wednesday, September 21; 7:00 PM
Join the Healthy Homestead Hostess on Facebook Live as she demonstrates how to make this healthy pesto.
Preventing Identity Theft
Friday, September 23; 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
In 2020, there were nearly 1.4 million reports of identity theft. Join Senior Services of North America as they go over how to prevent identity theft from happening to you.
Friday Afternoon Movie
September 23 @ 2:00 PM
Join us for The Lost City in the library. Reclusive author Loretta Sage writes about exotic places in her popular adventure novels that feature a handsome cover model named Alan. While on tour promoting her new book with Alan, Loretta gets kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire who hopes she can lead him to an ancient city's lost treasure from her latest story. Determined to prove he can be a hero in real life and not just on the pages of her books, Alan sets off to rescue her. Rated PG-13.
Freeform Jewelry Class
Monday, September 26; 6:00 - 7:45 PM
Create your own freeform wire wrapped pendant in this jewelry class! Customize your piece by choosing your own beads and creating your own shape. Registration required. There is a $5.00 non-refundable materials fee due at registration. Out of district patrons may register beginning 8/22.
No walk-ins.
Splish Splash tickets!
You can get discount tickets ($44.99) with your library card. Just come in with your card and we will give you the special discount code. You must purchase your tickets through the Splish Splash website.
Registration begins Tuesday, August 16.

Battle of the Books 2022!
Our Battle team, The Chocolateers, placed 5th on Saturday, August 13, in this year's Battle! Congratulations to: Elliott Brunjes, Juliet Gimberlein, Lilly Murphy, Kelsea O’Hara, Leah Skarulis, & Ciara Weisbecker.
Grab & Go Papel Picado
Monday, September 12, @ 3:30 PM
Papel Picado is a traditional Mexican craft made by cutting elaborate designs into sheets of tissue paper. Common themes include birds, floral designs, and skeletons. Papel picado banners are displayed for festive occasions and hung throughout the streets. Kit includes templates, paper, and string for hanging!
Kit pick up begins September 12 at the Adult Reference desk.
Dungeons & Dragons Club
Wednesdays, September 14 & 28; 3:30 - 5:30 PM
Join us in the library for Dungeons & Dragons! Build a character, choose your weapons, and lay waste to nasty critters with a roll of the dice!
Maximum of 10 players! Registration required.
Learn How to Draw a Superhero
Tuesday, September 20
6:00 - 7:30 PM
All artists welcome! Night and Day Anime Studios will offer tips and solid tools to improve your artistic skills. You will learn how to draw characters like Ironman, Hulk, and Superman utilizing shapes and line work. Workshop includes materials (pencils, markers, erasers and paper) and handout tutorials. Grades 6-12. Registration required.
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