There is always something, usually alot of somethings, happening at local libraries so Patch thought it'd be helpful to residents to have a weekly look at library activities and programs.
For the older generation: Don't miss the Jack Schnur presents: “A Tribute to Frank Sinatra” on Sunday, September 30 at 2 p.m. Schnur returns to the Bayport-Blue Point Library once again to work his magic, this time with a profile of the great Frank Sinatra. Using video clips, photos, and scenes from his movies Mr. Schnur gives his audience an unforgettable look into the career of one of the greatest entertainers and self-styled, “saloon singers.”
In the display cases: Every month the library's display cases boast great art and local hobbyist collections. Right now Diane Maher's collection of all shapes and sizes salt cellars is housed in the LaCluse case. Besides being an expert on home canning Mark Vosburgh is a carver. Several of his fish decoys are on display in the hall cases.
A scary program: Too old to trick or treat? Stop in at the library on Halloween at 7 p.m. to enjoy a program that offers insight on haunted mansions of Long Island hosted by Monica Randall. Learn about some ofLong Island’s most intriguing manor houses with their labyrinths of secret passages, hidden chambers, deserted tunnels and the mysterious events that surround them.
Fishing for blackfish: Spend 90 minutes with veteran angler and lecturer Jerry McGrath on Monday, October 1, from 7 p.m. to 8:30pm and learn all about blackfish, also known as tautog.