ONLINE: NUTRITION WORKSHOP — WHAT IS SODIUM? Learn where all...

ONLINE: NUTRITION WORKSHOP — WHAT IS SODIUM?

Learn where all the salt in our diet is coming from and its effects on our bodies, how to read labels and discover other options for flavoring foods, 11 a.m. Tuesday, hosted by Elmont Library, free, register for a link at elmontlibrary.org, 516-354-5280. Credit: Getty Images/Mario Tama

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FREE SAFETY HOME REPAIRS FOR QUALIFIED LOW-INCOME HOMEOWNERS

Rebuilding Together Long Island offers free minor home repairs to low-income homeowners who are elderly or physically unable to maintain their home on their own. Bathtub cutout conversions to walk-in showers and wheelchair ramps are also constructed for qualified homeowners. Proof of vaccination required, call 631-777-7894, rebuildingtogetherlongisland.org.

SENIOR RAP

For ages 55 and older who have a lifetime of experiences to share, topics vary and the conversation is lively and provocative, 11 a.m. Monday, Shelter Rock Library, 165 Searingtown Rd., Albertson, free, register at srpl.org, 516-248-7363.

ONLINE: BON APPÉTIT

Actor and scholar Leslie Goddard portrays iconic chef Julia Child and discusses everything from her relationship with her husband Paul Child to the mishaps of cooking on television, 7 p.m. Monday, hosted by Bayville Library, free, register for a link at bayvillefreelibrary.org, 516-628-2765.

JOSEPH DWYER VETERANS PROJECT

Support group led by veteran peers who can relate to the experiences of the group members, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Copiague Memorial Library, 50 Deauville Blvd., Copiague, free, copiaguelibrary.org, 631-691-1111.

INSIDE THE MIND OF A WHALE

Find out what researchers have uncovered about whales thinking and the amazing behaviors in the wild that set them apart, including sophisticated memory skills, societal structures and unique dialects, 7 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, North Shore Library, 250 Route 25A, Shoreham, free, Suffolk County cardholders can register at northshorepubliclibrary.org, 631-929-4488.

ONLINE: WHAT THE HECK DOES THAT SAY?

Learn 20 techniques to help you figure out what the seemingly illegible handwriting in your ancestors’ records say, as well as what the style of writing might reveal about our ancestors, 7 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Bayville Library, free, register for a link at bayvillefreelibrary.org, 516-628-2765.

LONG ISLAND, GOLD COAST AND HOLLYWOOD

A detailed account of Hollywood's view of Long Island's Gold Coast through clips from vintage Hollywood films, 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Ave., Merrick, free, merricklibrary.org, 516-571-6219.

ONLINE: WILD ALASKA

Virtual underwater tour of Prince William Sound, see salmon sharks, giant pacific octopuses, colorful marine invertebrates and schools of salmon, 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by South Huntington Library, free, register for a link at shpl.info, 631-549-4411.

ONLINE LECTURE: CENSORSHIP IN AMERICA

Learn the history of censorship in the United States, how it happened and how it shaped film and TV, 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by East Hampton Library, free, register for a link at easthamptonlibrary.org, 631-324-0222.

ONLINE: SOLVING ANCIENT MYSTERIES

Discover how modern forensic techniques using DNA technology are used to solve mysteries of the past, learn how services such as Ancestry.com work and what they tell us, including information on identifying victims of war, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Jericho Library, free, register for a link at jericholibrary.org, 516-935-6790.

ONLINE: BOOK DISCUSSION 

Discuss the memoir “Taste: My Life Through Food,” by Stanley Tucci, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, hosted by Shelter Rock Library, free, register for a link at srpl.org, 516-248-7363.

BEST APPS FOR A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

Learn which apps are available to help with improving sleeping habits, fitness, healthy eating and mental health such as meditation, discover how to search for lifestyle apps, how to download and find reviews for apps that will work best for you, 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, East Islip Library, 381 E. Main St., East Islip, free, Suffolk County cardholders can register at eipl.org, 631-581-9200.

NEW BEGINNINGS

A facilitated discussion, social and support group meetup for divorced, widowed, single or empty nester patrons ages 50 and older who would like a new beginning, come make new friends, network and learn new skills toward reinventing yourself, hosted by Marla Matthews, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, North Bellmore Library, 1551 Newbridge Rd., North Bellmore, free, register at northbellmorelibrary.org, 516-785-6260.

ORGANIC GARDENING

Learn about improving your soil’s health, role of compost, sanitation and other best organic practices, 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Rd., Southampton, free, register at myrml.org, 631-283-0774.

GREAT PERFORMERS: THE IMMORTAL MARILYN MONROE

Learn about the life, career and legacy of actor and icon Marilyn Monroe, 2 to 3:3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, Jericho library, 1 Merry Lane, Jericho, free, register at jericholibrary.org, 516-935-6790.

TRASH OR TREASURE

Appraiser Ed Costello discusses how to identify today's hottest antiques and collectibles, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, Longwood Library , 800 Middle Country Rd., Middle Island, free, register at longwoodlibrary.org, 631-924-6400.

SEED CLEANING

Learn how to clean seeds to plant next year, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, Brentwood Library, 34 Second Ave., Brentwood, free, register at brentwoodnylibrary.org, 631-273-7883.

With LaToya Rodriguez, Daniel Variano and Keri Wall-Treudler