-You will need your library card to register for all programs.
-Registration for EIPL cardholders begins at 9 a.m. on Tuesday,
-Out of district cardholders may start registering on Thursday,
-Programs with a fee require in person registration and are non-refundable.
If you will need special accommodations because of a disability, or if you need further information, please contact Ms. Moccio at 581-9200 Ext. 27 at least two weeks before the program so we can accommodate you.
ZUMBA GOLD (EIA278)
There will be NO Zumba Gold for July & August
Mondays, July 7, 14, 21, 28 August 4, 11, 18, 25 at 5:30 p.m.
If you always wanted to experience the benefits of yoga - improvement in flexibility, strength, posture, and more - join Renee and give this class a try. Bring a towel or a mat. Class size limited to 25. Must Register.
Mondays, July 7, 14, 21, 28 August 4, 11, 18, 25 at 7 p.m.
For those of you who cannot make our daytime yoga classes, we are now offering an evening class with Renee. If you have always wanted to experience the benefits of yoga - improvement in flexibility, strength, posture, and more - give this class a try. Bring a mat or towel. Class size limited to 25. Must Register.
SENIOR FITNESS (EIA125)
Tuesdays, July 8, 15, 22, 29 August 5, 12, 19 at 1 p.m.
While seated in a chair, participants engage in weight bearing activities using dumbells and resistance bands. Emphasis is placed on increasing muscular strength, flexibility and functional skills for daily living. Par-ticipants are encouraged to supply their own weights (3 - 5 lbs.). Bands will be supplied. Please consult with a physician before beginning any new exercise program. Class size limited to 25. Must Register.
Wednesday, July 9, 16, 23, 30 August 6, 13, 20, 27 at 10 a.m.
If you have always wanted to experience the benefits of yoga - improvement in flexibility, strength, posture, and more - join Renee on Wednesday mornings & give this class a try. Class size limited to 25. Must register.
CHAIR YOGA (EIA441)
Thursday, July 10, 17, 24, 31 August 7, 14, 21at 1:30 p.m.
This program is designed for those who want to learn and perform basic yoga and cannot get down on the floor. This yoga is designed to be done from a chair, so no mat is needed. Wear comfortable clothes.
TAI CHI (EIA345)
Fridays, July 11, 18, 25 August 1, 8, 15, 22 at 1 p.m.
If you're looking for another way to reduce stress, consider Tai chi. Tai chi is sometimes described as "meditation in motion" because it promotes serenity through gentle movements connecting the mind and body. Originally developed in ancient China for self-defense, Tai chi evolved into a form of exercise that's now used for stress reduction. Class size limited to 20. Must Register.
Saturday, July 12, 19, 26 August 2, 9, 16, 23 at 9 a.m.
Yoga on Saturday mornings for those who cannot come during the week. Don't miss out on the proven benefits of yoga and what a great way to start your weekend with instructor Doris Denton.
Class size limited to 20. Must Register.
AUTHENTIC SELF - POETS AND WRITERS COLLECTIVE (EIA 449)
Wednesdays, July 9, 23 August 6, 20 at 7 p.m.
The East Islip Public Library will be hosting a new group of Poets and Writers that will meet twice a month. The purpose of the group is to share ideas, offer support and perhaps constructive criticism to our writers and poets in the community. Writing can be a lonely craft and hopefully this group can encourage and keep your creativity moving ahead by meeting with people who share a similar interest.
No registration is necessary - just come.
TRAVEL SNACKS-OREGON COAST AND WATERFALLS (EIA106)
Friday, July 25, at 2 p.m.
Scott R. Steinke will present a talk about his photos taken on a road trip to the Oregon Coast and the breathtaking picturesque waterfalls found in the Columbia River Gorge region of Oregon. This western part of the United States is truly a magical and diverse destination with a myriad of lighthouses, rugged cliffs, tide pools, commercial boat harbors, rainfor-ests, coastal mountains, and wildlife.
COOKS AMONG THE BOOKS—SUMMER SALADS (EIA129)
Wednesday, August 6, at 7 p.m.
Great summer salads are quick and easy as well as the perfect way to enjoy all the produce that's in season now, so let's dig into a crisp, cool salad for a perfect summer meal. Bring a sample of the salad for all to enjoy, as well as copies of the recipe.
WEDNESDAY MOVIES WITH MUSIC SERIES (EIA443)
Join us in June, July and August for movies with a musical theme every Wednesday at 2 p.m. This eclectic series will include classic musicals, up-dates of old-time favorites, Bollywood, Disney and films of shows presently on Broadway. You will find a booklet to take, listing all of the films in the series, at the side entrance of the library.
06/04 - Newsies – PG
06/11 - Chicago – PG-13
06/18 - Devdas – PG
06/25 - Beyond the Sea – PG-13
07/02 - Yankee Doodle Dandy - Not Rated
07/09 - Frozen - PG
07/16 - Inside Llewyn Davis - R
07/23 - Les Miserables - PG-13
07/30 - Cabaret - PG
08/06 - Music of the Heart - PG
08/13 - Sound of Music Live - Not Rated
08/20 - Sparkle - PG-13
08/27 - South Pacific - PG
FRIDAY MOVIES (EIA103)
A world-weary politi-cal journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after
she became preg-nant and was forced to live in a convent.
Rated: PG-13; 98 min.; 2013
Starring: Judi Dench
A soulful sci-fi drama about a lonely writer who falls in love with his
computer's highly advanced operating system.
Rated: R; 126 min.; 2013
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix
Milo, a slave turned invincible gladiator must fight his way out of the arena in order to
save his beloved as Pompeii crumbles around him.
Rated: PG-13; 98 min.; 2014
Starring: Kiefer Sutherland
Based on a true story, four Navy SEALs in Afghani-stan are surrounded by
dozens of Taliban soldiers, and engaged in a fierce gunfight.
121 min.; 2013
Starring: Mark Wahlberg
A romantic drama based on a novel by Mark Helprin, centering on the
relationship between a thief and a dying woman.
Rated: PG; 129 min.; 2014
Starring: Colin Farrell & Russell Crowe
When a former sperm donor discovers that he has 533 children, he finds that some of the best fathers are the men who seem the least fit for
Rated: PG-13; 105 min.; 2013
Starring: Vince Vaughn
Veronica Mars returns to her home town of Neptune, CA, to investigate a case during
her ten-year high school reunion.
Rated: PG-13; 107 min.; 2014
Starring: Kristen Bell
A vibrant Chilean divorcée falls for a handsome ex-naval officer,
but must first confront a painful chapter from her past.
Rated: R; 109 minutes.; 2013
Starring: Paulina Garcia
Join us each month for a great discussion of some of the most interesting fiction and non-fiction books. Good company and refreshments are on the agenda. Please sign up.
A copy of each book is available at the Circulation Desk.
By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Wednesday, July 16, at 7 p.m.
Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the
West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for
America, where despite her academic success,
she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful
Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-
9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their
passion for each other and for their homeland.
Songs for the Missing
By Stewart O’Nan (EIA144)
Wednesday, August 20, at 7 p.m.
College-bound Kim Larsen disappears from her quiet Lake Erie town. Her parents, little sister, best friends and new boyfriend now
must do everything to find her. As time passes and local search parties give way to wider TV appearances, private investigations unearth
dirty secrets, and we follow those closest to Kim as they struggle to maintain hope and,
finally, as the news cameras turn away, to hang
on to both her and themselves. An account of what happens beyond the headlines when those who stay after the media leaves to deal with the
real consequences of a very American tragedy.
LET'S GO TO THE MUSEUM!
The East Islip Public Library is pleased to offer a free family pass to these museums:
- The Cradle of Aviation Museum
- The Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton
- The Long Island Museum of American Art History,and Carriages in Stony Brook
Adults with library cards in good standing may
reserve the pass in advance and
check it out on their library card.
Each pass is good for general admission for two adults and up to four children.
Reservations must be made in person at the Children’s Desk.
Bus Trip –(EIA433)
No scheduled bus trips at this time
TAKE THE TRAIN TO NEW YORK CITY (EIA165)
For $10.00 (cash only) round trip
Saturday, July 26,
(purchase tickets by Monday, July 21 )
TRAIN LEAVES GREAT RIVER SATURDAY AT 8.58 a.m.
Your tickets are paid for at the EIPL. The day of the trip, arrive at the Great River train station by 8:40 a.m. where you will be
issued your return ticket on the platform. Everyone will board the same train for the trip into NYC (with a change at Jamaica). Your return ticket can be used for any train you choose on the same day. Please sign up and pay for your ticket
at the Circulation Desk
AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE: (EIA140)
Wednesday, August 13 from 9:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 17 from 9:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sign ups for August start on Thursday, July 31 for district residents
and Friday, August 1 for non-district residents. Sign ups
for September start on Thursday, September 4 for district residents
and Friday, September 5 for non-district residents. A $20
check or money order made out to AARP for AARP card holders,
or a $25 check for non-AARP members to be paid at the Circulation
Desk. You must have your New York State Drivers License
with you on the day of class. Enrollment is limited to 33 participants
and is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please Note: CLASS STARTS PROMPLY AT 9:15 A.M. LATE COMERS WILL NOT BE ADMITTED.
Bring a bag lunch.
Register at the Circulation Desk.
DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE (EIA153)
Classes will resume again in the fall.
Yoga, Senior Fitness and Zumba
East Islip Public Library has three exercise classes now
for our ever-popular
Yoga, Senior Fitness and Zumba.
Yoga Classes are held at the library on:
Monday 7-8 p.m., Wednesday 10-11, and Saturday from 9-10 a.m. There are fees for these classes, so please check our newsletter or call the library
@ (631) 581-9200.
Please bring a towel or mat with you. Our Senior Fitness class is being taught by a certified personal trainer. For more information on times and cost look inside the Librafax.