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Discovery Backyard Opening

Tuesday, June 21, 1 - 4 p.m.
All ages with an adult,
no registration necessary.
East Islip Public Library is happy to announce the opening
of Discovery Backyard.
This new community space allows
children to connect with nature through outdoor hands -on experiences that support early learning and an appreciation for the natural world.
Come discover the gift of nature!
(Rain Date: Wednesday, June 22)


Wednesday, June 8 at 7 p.m.

This is a photographic-oriented presentation that covers creating art, rather than snapshots when using your camera.

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discovery backyard

Come discover the gift of nature!

All ages with an adult, no registration necessary.

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Reading Room

Make Your Museum Reservation Now!

The East Islip Public Library has memberships at a variety of museums.
Adults with library cards in good standing may reserve a museum pass.

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Reading Room

Select Books

Read everything your favorite author has written and want to read more? Want to read-a-like of a favorite author? Let us help.

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The Library will be closed Sundays
beginning May 8, and will resume again in the fall, on September 25, 2016.
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Online Research:

  • Live-brary-Access to digital magazines,newspapers and encyclopedias
  • GVRL-Reference e-books
  • Live Study Help-instructional video
  • Live-brary for Kids
  • Pronunciator-Learn a Language
  • Genealogy-ancestry.com (in-library use)
  • Live-brary Topic Guides
  • Useful Websites Blog
  • Select Reads-Let us help you put together a list of good reads

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    Great BiographiesLiane MoriartyJoJo Moyes
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    381 E Main Street
    East Islip, NY 11730
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    Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. & Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
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