FOL Events

Please note: Contributions to the FOL support these programs. Those individuals or businesses  interested in sponsoring Friends programs should contact Ellen Zimmerman at

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Sandwiched In

Friday, March 27

12:10 pm - 2:10 pm

SANDWICHED IN. Duke Ellington! Saxophonist and educator Shenole Latimer, accompanied by pianist Al Quinn, performs and discusses the music of Duke Ellington. Along the way, he will visit the “Golden Age of Jazz” and explore Ellington’s influence on the Big Band Era. 12:10 p.m.

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FOL Meet the Author Series: Hilma Wolitzer

Tuesday, April 14

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the Friends of the Library at this special program with renown novelist and Long Island resident Hilma Wolitzer, bestselling author of “An Available Man” and many other titles. Refreshments will be served. Books will be available for purchase and signing. This event is part of the FOL’s Meet the Author Series, which in the past two years has featured Roger Rosenblatt, Nelson DeMille, Gail Sheehy, Eric Fischl, George Vecsey, and Dr. Sandeep Jauhar. 

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46th Annual Book & Author Luncheon

Friday, May 15

11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Save the date for this highly anticipated event Friday May 15, 2015, at the North Hills Country Club in Manhasset!  Authors to be announced. Port’s own Susan Isaacs returns as moderator.

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