February Events at the Glen Cove Public Library
4 Glen Cove Ave. 676-2130
NASSAU COUNTY CLERK
MAUREEN O’CONNELL’S MOBILE OFFICE
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 11AM—2PM
Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell brings her new Mobile Office to the Glen Cove Library! Office representatives will be able to provide certified copies of land records (deeds, mortgages and mortgage satisfactions) and notary services, for a fee. The Mobile Office will also offer Clerk O’Connell’s Veterans Recognition Program, where office representatives can process veteran discharge papers (DD-214) and provide our Veterans Discount Card, free of charge.
PERFORMED BY GEMINI JOURNEY
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2PM
Gemini Journey is the violin/cello duo consisting of “musical and spiritual twins” Diane Block, violinist, and Terry Batts, cellist, who became friends in the 1980s while both studying at the Manhattan School of Music. Come and join them at the Glen Cove Library as they evoke the spirit of our American heritage by performing African-American Spiritual songs including “Don’t Let This Harvest Pass” and “I Got a Home in a Dat Rock”. Learn a bit about the history of the African American Spirituals and how this unique American art form led to the birth of the blues, jazz and other forms of music
THE HOLLOW GROUND,
BY NATALIE S. HARTNETT
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2PM
Librarian Carol Stern will lead a lively discussion of the book, The Hollow Ground - and author Natalie S. Hartnett will make a special visit to discuss her novel and explain what inspired her to write her story. Inspired by the real-life deadly coal fires in Pennsylvania, this debut novel is about Brigid Howley, whose family must move in with her estranged grandparents as the burning grows. As the family struggles to survive, Brigid uncovers a horrific secret. The Hollow Ground is a provocative and suspenseful story that is told with profound feeling. A question and answer session will follow the discussion and light refreshments will be served. The Friends of the Library will be selling copies of the book for you to have signed at the conclusion of the event.
WHAT IFS IN HISTORY
PRESENTED BY H & H SCHOLARS
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 7PM
Come to the Glen Cove Public Library where St. John’s University Professors Howard Ehrlich and Harvey Sackowitz, collectively known as H & H Scholars, will get you thinking about some of the important ‘what ifs’ in history. What if Presidents Lincoln and Kennedy were not assassinated? What if the South had won the Civil War? What if the American Revolution had failed? Come join us and enjoy a fascinating discussion on alternate history.
HEALTHY HEART PROGRAM
PRESENTED BY ST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL’S COMMUNITY OUTREACH CENTER
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 11AM
February is American Heart Month! Give yourself the love you deserve by coming to the Glen Cove Library and learning what you can do to keep your heart healthy. Staff from St. Francis Hospital will explain risk factors for cardiovascular disease, stroke and high blood pressure. Learn how you can control some of the risk factors associated with heart problems and the important preventative measures you can take to encourage a healthy diet and lifestyle