-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.
Saturday, September 6, 13, 20, 27 October 4, 11, 18 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.
Mondays, September 8, 15, 22, 29 October 6, 13, 20, 27 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, September 8, 15, 22, 29 October 6, 13, 20, 27 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 expe-rience the benefits of yoga - improvement in flexibility, strength, posture, and more-give this class a try. Bring mat or towel. Class size limited to 25.
ZUMBA GOLD (EIA278)
Monday, September 8, 15, 22, 29 October 6, 13, 20, 27 at 9:30 a.m.
Zumba Gold targets the largest growing segment of the population:
ACTIVE OLDER ADULTS. It takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all the elements for which the Zumba Fitness-Party is known. Class size limited to 20. Must Register.
SENIOR FITNESS (EIA125)
Tuesdays, September 9, 16, 23, 30 October 7, 14, 21, 28 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. Partici-pants 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, September 10, 17, 24 October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 at 10 a.m.
If you have always wanted to experience the benefits of yoga- improve-ment in flexibility, strength, posture, and more - join Renee on Monday mornings & give this class a try. Class size limited to 25. Must Register.
TAI CHI (EIA345)
Fridays, September 12, 19, 26 October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 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. Originally developed in ancient China for self-defense, Tai Chi evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's now used for stress reduction and to help with a variety of health conditions. Class size limited to 20. Must Register.
CHAIR YOGA (EIA441)
Thursday, September 18, 25 October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 at 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. Must Register.
AUTHENTIC SELF - POETS AND WRITERS COLLECTIVE (EIA 449)
Wednesday, September 10, 24 October 8, 22 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.
PUBLIC ART IN NEW YORK CITY TODAY (EIA458)
Thursday, September 11 at 7 p.m.
This lecture focuses on public art projects around New York City by such agencies as Public Art Fund and Creative Time as well as works at the High Line in Chelsea and Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens. Listeners will be guided through New York City, stopping to discover both large and small public art projects and discuss both their formal qualities and place within the urban environment. This art program is sponsored by the John A. Rodger, Jr. Foundation in conjunction with the Arts Council of the East Islip Public Library.
UNDERSTANDING YOUR FINANCES (EIA452)
Tuesday September 16, at 7 p.m.
It’s time to focus on saving and money management, but where do you start? Learn money management skills and strategies for keeping track of your cash. Develop a basic understanding of how credit works, how to establish short-term and long-term savings goals, and the financial vehicles that help get you there.
ALL ABOUT THE IPAD (EIA419)
Thursday, September 18, at 7 p.m.
Learn all about Apple’s hottest gadget- the iPad. In this class, you will get an intro to the hardware, learn how to get online and access your email, understand the settings, use the apps and learn how to get new ones, down-load eBooks and audiobooks, discover many tips and tricks and much more. Bring your device and your questions.
TRAVEL SNACKS - BALI (EIA106)
Friday, September 26, at 2 p.m.
Join the Mandels as they take you to the "Pearl of the Pacific" - Bali. It is a fabled isle of jade-covered terraces, multi-tiered pagodas, Hindu cremation ceremonies, gamelan orchestras, and firewalkers presented in authentic costumes. It is a trip to a fantasy island.
COOKS AMOUNG THE BOOKS: GO-GO GADGETS (EIA129)
Wednesday, October 1, at 7 p.m.
Bring a favorite kitchen gadget to demonstrate to our group, along with a recipe that uses this utensil in its preparation. As always, if possible, bring a sample for all to taste.
INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT EXCEL (EIA 310)
Thursday, October 2, at 6:30 p.m.
Fee: $5 (out of district $10)
Learn the basics of the world’s most popular spreadsheet program, including creating, editing and formatting worksheets, formulas, and much more. Prerequi-site: Basic computer knowledge.
INTERMEDIATE MICROSOFT EXCEL (EIA 320)
Thursday, October 9, at 6:30 p.m.
Fee: $5 (out of district $10)
Learn more about the world’s most popular spreadsheet program, including functions, working with ranges, macros, charting and much more. Prerequi-sites: Basic computer knowledge and Introduction to Microsoft Excel or equivalent.
STAYING INDEPENDENT FOR LIFE: FALL PREVENTION (EIA445)
Wednesday, October 8, at 1 p.m.
This two-hour long workshop covers balance and strength training, vision and medication review, how to buy safe footwear, and how to keep the home environment safe. Attendees will learn about health behaviors that will reduce their risk of falling, improve self-management and build confi-dence, and help ensure an independent future. Mindy Giambalvo, a Public Health Nurse in the Falls Prevention Program of the Division of Preventative Medicine, will lead the program at the library. Register at Circulation Desk.
BUILDING BETTER CREDIT (EIA453)
Tuesday, October 14, at 7 p.m.
Are you confused about credit scoring? Do you really understand credit card statements and fees? Find out why your credit score and credit report are so important. Learn how to build good credit and use credit wisely.
LIVING IN THE FIRE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE (EIA254)
Thursday, October 16, at 7 p.m.
Godfrey G. Mahler will present a talk and slide show about the years he lived with his family in the Fire Island Lighthouse while his father was the lighthouse keeper. His slides cover the years 1948-1954. He will discuss living 7 miles from the mainland and attending the 1-room schoolhouse along with explaining his duties and responsibilities. This is a unique opportunity to learn about history from someone who lived it himself.
CREATIVE HARVEST DINNER (EIA451)
Saturday, October 18, at 3 p.m.
There is starting to be a chill in the air, evening is starting earlier and the time has come to start cooking some comforting meals. Join chef Rob Scott as he shows you how to prepare the following dinner: pork tenderloin with apricot preserves & whole grain crust; sweet onion cider soup with thyme; & 3-lettuce salad with dried cherries, almonds, and blue cheese. Everyone will sample the food and recipes will be provided.
TRAVEL SNACKS - NORWAY (EIA106)
Friday, October 31, at 2 p.m.
Join Pat Summers for a journey by ship along the beautiful coast of Norway. Experience the majestic beauty of the fjords, as well as the many small towns visited in a country of postcard perfect landscapes.
PERFORMANCE POETS ASSOCIATION (EIA455)
Sunday’s, October 12, November 9, and December 14 at 2 p.m.
The PPA will now be hosting a monthly Sunday meeting to help bring poetry to the public. Their meetings will include featured poets, as well as open mike for other participants. This is a group that has been in existence for 20 years, hosts poetry readings all over Long Island, and even publishes the PPA Annual Literary Review.
WEDNESDAY MOVIES WITH MUSIC SERIES (EIA443)
September - Back to School
09/03 – Finding Forrester (2000); 137 min.;PG-13
09/10 – Dead Poets Society (1989), 108 min.; PG
09/24 – Good Will Hunting (1997); 127 min.; R
October - Tapping and Swimming
10/01 – Million Dollar Mermaid (1952); 115 min.; NR
10/08 – Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967); 138 min.; G
10/15 – 42nd Street (1933), 89 min.; NR
10/22 – Thrill of Romance (1945); 105 min.; NR
10/29 – Singin’ in the Rain (1952); 103 min.; G
FRIDAY MOVIES (EIA103)
A vibrant Chilean divorcée falls for a handsome ex-naval officer,
but must first confront a painful chapter from her past.
109 minutes.; 2013
A mother and son gradually learn a stranger’s true story as they
come to see him as part of the family.
Rated: PG-13; 111 min.; 2013
Starring: Kate Winslet & Josh Brolin
A bad blind date segues into a nightmare family vacation, but the
relationship is so crazy it just might work.
Rated: PG-13; 117 min.; 2014
Starring: Drew Barrymore
Grand Budapest Hotel
The adventures of a legendary conci-erge at a famous European
hotel between the wars, and the lobby boy who becomes his friend.
Rated: R; 100 min.; 2014
Heaven is for Real
A young boy suf-fers a near-death experience in which he
have visited heaven.
Rated: PG; 100 min.;2014
The GM of the Cleveland Browns has 13 hours until the NFL draft and must make a splash to generate ticket sales, or he's going to be fired.
Rated: PG-13; 110 min.; 2014
Starring: Kevin Costner
A man is chosen by his creator to undertake a mo-mentous mission
before an apoca-lyptic flood.
Rated: PG-13; 138 min.; 2014
Starring: Russell Crowe
The Fault in Our Stars
Two teenagers who share wit and a disdain for the conventional
meet at a cancer support group and fall in love.
Rated: PG-13; 126 min.; 2014
Starring: Shailene Woodley
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 Daphne du Maurier (EIA144)
Wednesday, September 17 at 7 p.m.
In every room were phantoms of a time dead but
not forgotten—a past devotedly preserved by the
sinister housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers. With an eerie
evil tightening her heart, the second Mrs. de Winter
walked in the shadow of her mysterious predecessor.
Determined, she sought out to find the
shattering truths & uncover the darkest secrets
about Maxim's first wife—the late and hauntingly
And The Mountains Echoed
by Khaled Hosseini (EIA144)
Wednesday, October 15 at 7 p.m.
Hosseini explores the many ways in which families
nurture, wound, betray, honor, and sacrifice for one
another; and how often we are surprised by the
actions of those closest to us, at the times that matter
most. Following its characters and the ramifications
of their lives and choices and loves around the
globe—from Kabul to Paris to San Francisco to the
Greek island of Tinos—the story expands gradually
outward, becoming more emotionally complex and
powerful with each turning page.
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)
9/11 Museum, Fraunces Tavern & Highline
Date: Monday, September 29
Depart East Islip Library: 8:15 a.m.
Make checks to: ISLIP PUBLIC LIBRARY
Registration ends: Monday, September 15, at 5 p.m.
TAKE THE TRAIN TO NEW YORK CITY (EIA165)
Saturday, October 4
(purchase tickets by Monday,
September 29 )
TRAIN LEAVES GREAT RIVER SATURDAY
AT 9:00 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, September 17 from 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, November 12 from 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sign ups for September start on Thursday, September 4 for district
residents and Friday, September 5 for non-district residents. Sign
ups for November start on Thursday, October 30 for district residents
and Friday, October 31 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)
Saturday, October 11 from 10:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. Fee: $40.
Registration forms for this course are available at the Circulation
Desk. Bring a bag lunch. A non-refundable $40 check or money
order made out to the All Suffolk Auto School paid at the Circulation
Desk prior to the course date.
Yoga, Senior Fitness and Zumba
East Islip Public Library has exercise classes now
for our ever-popular
Yoga, Senior Fitness and Zumba.
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.
Blood Pressure Screening (EIA149)
Blood Pressure Screening, scheduled on the fourth Tuesday of each month.
Tuesday, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.