A PENNY POSTCARD VIEW OF LONG ISLAND Examination of nostalgic...

A PENNY POSTCARD VIEW OF LONG ISLAND

Examination of nostalgic scenes, historic moments and the ever-changing Long Island landscape through postcards of the late 19th and early 20th century, 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Smithtown Library, 3 Indian Head Rd., Commack, free, Suffolk County cardholders can register at smithlib.org, 631-360-2480. Credit: Cardcow.com

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FAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE SOCIAL WORKER

Get assistance with referrals to community agencies, health and social services, financial assistance services, food resources, immigration and residency information and unemployment assistance, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Longwood Library, 800 Middle Country Rd., Middle Island, free, call to register for an appointment, but walk-ins are welcome, longwoodlibrary.org, 631-924-6400, ext. 250.

DID YOU DREAM LAST NIGHT?

Discover the meaning of your dreams, learn how to work with them to create a better life, how to remember your dreams with accuracy, clarity and ease and empower yourself by understanding the meaning of dream symbols, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, South Huntington Library, 145 Pidgeon Hill Rd., Huntington Station, free, shpl.info, 631-549-4411.

ONLINE: CURRENT EVENTS – A HISTORY OF UKRAINE

Discussion about the nation of Ukraine, its diverse populations, its craving for independence and its compelling past, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, hosted by Bethpage Library, free, register for a link at bethpagelibrary.info, 516-931-3907.

STAYING INDEPENDENT FOR LIFE

Learn how to recognize fall risks and how to make small changes to keep yourself or a loved one living safely and independently, noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sachem Library, 150 Holbrook Rd., Holbrook, free, register at sachemlibrary.org, 631-588-5024.

WORKSHOP: SAVVY TAX PLANNING

Learn tax planning strategies through the four stages of retirement, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Port Washington Library, 1 Library Dr., Port Washington, free, register at pwpl.org, 516-883-4400.

ONLINE: FRANK SINATRA

Discuss the life and career of entertainer Frank Sinatra, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Peninsula Library, free, visit peninsulapublic.org for a link, 516-239-3262.

ONLINE: HERB GARDENING

Learn about herb plants, their uses and how to grow them, including basil, dill, chives, oregano, mint and marigolds, 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Oceanside Library, free, visit oceansidelibrary.com for a link, 516-766-2360.

ONLINE: EXPLORING LONG ISLAND’S UNDERWATER WORLD

An underwater tour of Long Island, enjoy photographs and videos of local fish, crustaceans, mollusks and more while learning interesting facts about those creatures that you might encounter on a fishing trip or a stroll down the beach, 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by West Babylon Library, free, register for a link at wbab.suffolk.lib.ny.us, 631-669-5445.

ONLINE: BROOKLYN DODGERS – BOYS OF SUMMER

Learn the history of the Brooklyn Dodgers, including Hall of Famers like Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese, Duke Snider and Roy Campanella, 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Sachem Library, free, register for a link at sachemlibrary.org, 631-588-5024.

ONLINE: COOKING DEMONSTRATION

Learn how to make barbecue pineapple chicken kebabs, 2 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Longwood Library, free, visit facebook.com/longwoodpubliclibrary to view online, 631-924-6400.

MASTERING GENRE FICTION

Learn fun writing prompts, word games and exercises to jump-start your own creative writing, discover how to become a stronger writer and combine different genres to make your dream project come to life, including mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, western, horror and supernatural fiction, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, North Shore Library, 250 Route 25A, Shoreham, free, Suffolk County cardholders can register at northshorepubliclibrary.org, 631-929-4488.

ISOLATION TO CONNECTION INFO PROGRAM

Learn about this program, which helps link seniors to an array of community-based services such as home-delivered meals, paratransit transportation, ongoing case management programs, home-based medical services, mental health counseling and friendly visiting, 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, held at Oceanside Library's temporary location at 56 Atlantic Ave., Oceanside, free, register at oceansidelibrary.com, 516-766-2360.

PASSWORD MANAGEMENT FOR BEGINNERS

Learn about the most popular password management applications, including LastPass, 1Password, LogMeOnce and more, learn which one works best for your needs, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Rd., Southampton, free, register at myrml.org, 631-283-0774.

ONLINE: ROCKIN’ TV

Learn the history of how rock and television grew up together, 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, hosted by Rogers Memorial Library, free, register for a link at myrml.org, 631-283-0774.

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE: OCEAN CURRENTS

A retired sea captain shares how he threw bottles into the oceans with messages inside, how these bottles washed ashore and how they got there based on the ocean currents, 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Lane, West Islip, free, Suffolk County cardholders can register at westisliplibrary.org, 631-661-7080.

SENIOR ADVOCATE

A representative from Suffolk County Office of the Aging discusses different benefits and programs that Suffolk County offers its senior residents, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue, free, pmlib.org, 631-654-4700.

A PATCHWORK OF AMERICAN FOLK SONGS

Drew Velting performs a blend of traditional and contemporary American folk music, 7 to 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Hewlett-Woodmere Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett, free, hwpl.org, 516-374-1967.

ONLINE: INTERRED ON LONG ISLAND

Examination of the lives of celebrities, politicians, sports figures, artists, authors, crime kingpins and other influential people buried on Long Island, learn about their connection to Long Island and visit where they are spending eternity, 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, hosted by West Babylon Library, free, register for a link at wbab.suffolk.lib.ny.us, 631-669-5445.

THE SULTRY LAUREN BACALL

Learn about the life and career of actress Lauren Bacall, 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Syosset Library, 225 S. Oyster Bay Rd., Syosset, free, held in-person or online, visit syossetlibrary.org for link information, 516-921-7161.

Compiled by Gina Tabarus with Daniel Variano and Keri Wall-Treudler