APPLES, APPLES, EVERYWHERELearn about different types of apples and which varieties are great for cooking, held in-person (limited space) and on Zoom, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue, free, register at pmlib.org, 631-654-4700. Credit: Kendall Rodriguez
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SHORT-STORY SERIES DISCUSSION
Discuss the George Saunders short stories "The Barber’s Unhappiness" and "The Falls," 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, hosted by East Hampton Library, free, register for a link at easthamptonlibrary.org, 631-324-0222.
THE CHANGING FACE OF TELEVISION
A look at the startling developments in how television shows are watched and why the old days of watching TV are fast disappearing, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Great Neck Library, free, register for a link at greatnecklibrary.org, 516-466-8055.
Participate in a low-impact program that does not put stress on the joints, 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, hosted by Sachem Library, free, register for a link at sachemlibrary.org, 631-588-5024.
CURRENT EVENTS DISCUSSION GROUP
Current world issues discussed in an open forum, held outdoors, 1 p.m. Tuesday; rain date: Oct. 12, Levittown Library, 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown, free, register at levittownpl.org, 516-731-5728.
THE MEDICI — PORTRAITS AND POLITICS, 1512-1570
Learn about how Cosimo I de’ Medici became Duke of Florence in 1537 and used art, currency, grandiose architecture and portraiture as a political tool to display the power and beauty of the Medici, 7 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Rockville Centre Public Library, free, register for a link at rvclibrary.org, 516-766-6257.
JULIE ANDREWS — AND I’LL SING ONCE MORE
Celebrate the life and career of star Julie Andrews with performance videos and behind-the-scenes stories, 7 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Southold Free Library, free, register for a link at southoldlibrary.org, 631-765-2077.
Learn how to make a 9-inch classic apple pie with dough from scratch, 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, hosted by Bellmore Library, free, register for a link at bellmorelibrary.org, 516-785-2990.
ARMCHAIR ART TOUR — GO, VAN GOGH
Explore some of Vincent Van Gogh’s artworks, especially those at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, hosted by Glen Cove Library, free, register for a link at glencovelibrary.org, 516-676-2130.
THE INCOMPARABLE MARIO LANZA
Hear about tenor Mario Lanza, relive many of his greatest performances through a variety of video and audio clips, 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, hosted by Sachem Library, free, register for a link at sachemlibrary.org, 631-588-5024.
GOLDEN TONE ORCHESTRA DANCE
Listen and dance to the 21-piece Golden Tone Orchestra, all ages welcome, 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Merrick Road Park Golf Course, 2550 Clubhouse Rd., Merrick, free, 516-486-6597.
Discuss the novel "Northern Spy," by Flynn Berry, 7 p.m. Wednesday, hosted by Merrick Library, free, register for a link at merricklibrary.org, 516-377-6112.
"History of Rock and Roll Vol. 1," Vintage Bliss presents a musical journey through the earliest days of rock and roll, and tests your memory with rock and roll trivia, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington, free, held in-person and on Vimeo, proof of current vaccination status required at entry, register at landmarkonmainstreet.org, 516-767-6444.
EXPLORE ITALIAN WINES I
Get an overview of Italian wine and delve into Italy’s wine regions of Tuscany, Veneto and Piedmont, 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Sachem Library, free, register for a link at sachemlibrary.org, 631-588-5024.
HOW THE INTERNET CHANGED US
Examine the many ways the internet has radically transformed the media of newspapers, magazines, the recording industry, film, radio and television, 2 to 3:15 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Peninsula Library, free, visit peninsulapublic.org for a link, 516-239-3262.
WALK WITH EASE
Twenty-minute walking workout, with strength and stretching, noon Thursday, hosted by Hillside Library, free, register for a link at hillsidelibrary.info., 516-355-7850.
MEDICARE ANNUAL ELECTION SEMINAR
A licensed senior health care coordinator discusses how to avoid making costly mistakes with Medicare options, 4 to 5 p.m. Friday, hosted by East Hampton Library, free, register for a link at easthamptonlibrary.org, 631-324-0222.
THREE GENERATIONS OF WYETH ARTISTS
Look at artworks by N.C. Wyeth (1882-1945), his youngest son, Andrew (1917-2009), and Andrew’s son Jamie (1946-), 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, hosted by Jericho Library, 1 Merry Lane, Jericho, free, held in-person (masks required) and on Zoom, register at jericholibrary.org, 516-935-6790.
A gentle form of yoga that works your muscles and joints to increase flexibility, mobility, circulation, strength and balance, while seated in a chair, 11 a.m. to noon Friday, hosted by Oceanside Library, free, register for a link at oceansidelibrary.com, 516-766-2360.
AROUND THE WORLD TO MOSCOW
Learn about the history and sights of Moscow, noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday, hosted by Port Washington Library, free, visit pwpl.org for a link, 516-883-4400.
Compiled by Gina Tabarus with LaToya Rodriguez, Daniel Variano and Keri Wall-Treudler