You will need your library card to register for all programs.
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.
THE FOLLOWING SUNDAY CONCERTS ARE FUNDED BY THE BOHLSEN FOUNDATION
THE STEEL SILK BAND (EIA163)
Sunday, October 4 at 2 p.m.
Our very first OUTDOOR concert will be held in the front parking
lot. This 8 piece band (featuring three powerful vocalists) prides themselves
on playing the music you’re dying to hear…They cover such
artists as Billy Joel, Donna Summer, Heart, Alicia Keys, Styx, Whitney
Houston, even a song or two from the 50’s, and so much more. The
word for this band is fun! Bring a chair to this special outdoor event!
THE PAUL JOSEPH QUARTET PERFORMS GERSHWIN (EIA164)
Sunday, November 1 at 2 p.m.
Join critically acclaimed composer/pianist Paul Joseph and his Jazz
Quartet (drums, bass & violin) as they present an enjoyable afternoon
of the music of George Gershwin. You’ll hear inspiring instrumental
jazz renditions of classics, such as “I Got Rhythm,” Summertime,”
“Embraceable You” and many others.
HEART OF LONG ISLAND CHORUS - A HOLIDAY PERFORMANCE
Sunday, December 6 at 2 p.m.
This is a chapter of the choral group, The Sweet Adelines. They are
a fun group of women who love to sing Barbershop Harmony and strive
for that perfect chord. They will present a program of holiday and general
repertoire. A great way to get into the spirit of the holiday season
BOHLSEN LOCAL HISTORY SERIES (EIA254)
CHAIR YOGA (EIA441)
THE HISTORY OF SAGTIKOS MANOR
Thursday, October 8 at 7 p.m.
Sarah Faye Meurer, President of the Sagtikos Manor Historical Society and
Angela Bongiomo, a docent, will offer a virtual tour and history of the Manor.
Sagtikos Manor was built in 1697, and expanded in 1772 and 1902. The estate
served as headquarters for the British Army on Long Island for a brief time during
the Revolutionary War. President George Washington stayed there during his
tour of Long Island in 1790.
Thursday, September 17, 24 October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 at 1 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.
CIRCUIT TRAINING (EIA114)
Saturday, September 12, 19, 26 October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 at 11 a.m.
This program is designed for those who want to improve their flexibility,
muscular endurance, and cardiorespiratory endurance. This type of
exercise targets all the major muscle groups using high intensity aerobic
stations. The movements performed during the circuits can be modified to
accommodate diverse abilities. Must Register.
SENIOR FITNESS (EIA125)
Tuesday, Sept. 15, 22, 29 October 6, 13, 20, 27 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.
Participants 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.
TAI CHI (EIA345)
There will be no Tai Chi for September & October
Will resume in November
Saturday, September 12, 19, 26 October 3, 10, 17, 24, 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.
Wednesday, September 9, 16, 23, 30 October 7, 14, 21, 28, 31 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.
Mondays, September 14, 21, 28 October 5, 12, 19, 26 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 14, 21, 28 October 5, 12, 19, 26 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 mat or towel. Class size limited to 25.
ZUMBA GOLD (EIA278)
Mondays, September 14, 21, 28 October 5, 12, 19, 26 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.
30th JURIED ART SHOW
September 1 thru 27
In the newly expanded East Islip Public Library Gallery Opening Reception, Tuesday, September 1 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. All are encouraged to view the artwork during the hours that the library is open. Raffle tickets are available at the Circulation Desk to win an original print, Fire Island Lighthouse, donated by artist Alma Pancir. The winner (need not be present) will be chosen on Sunday, 9/27 at 3:30 p.m. Closing Reception & Awards – September 27 Reception begins 2:30 p.m. Awards presented at 3:30 p.m
PERFORMANCE POETS ASSOCIATION (EIA455)
Saturday, September 12 at 2 p.m. & Saturday, October 10, at 2 p.m.
The PPA will now be hosting a monthly Saturday 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
SIMPLE HAPPINESS: 8 CHARACTERISTICS OF HAPPY PEOPLE (EIA168)
Monday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Join Jim Ryan author of Simple Happiness as he asks about and discusses some
of the following issues:
• Is happiness a choice?
• What are the key characteristics of happy people?
• How can you be more mindful of your attitude?
• Are you as happy as you want to be?
Jim Ryan challenges his audience to look within to recognize their true potential
and to set the intention to achieve personal success.
CRANBERRY CHOCOLATE SCONES - HANDS ON (EIA158)
Tuesday, September 22 at 7 p.m.
Chef Rob will take you step by step to learn to make these delicious, moist cranberry
chocolate scones that are sure to become a family favorite. Everyone will
go home with 8 large scones ready to bake. Each participant will NEED TO
BRING a large mixing bowl, rubber spatula, and a baking sheet.
BEGINNING KNITTING (EIA161)
Thursday, September 24, October 1 & October 8 at 7 p.m.
Want to learn the basics of knitting, then this is the class for you. You will make
a scarf, but in the process you will learn to cast on and bind off and master the
basics of the knit and purl stitch. Each participant MUST BRING size 7 or 8
knitting needles and one skein of plain worsted weight yarn.
TRAVEL SNACKS - IRELAND (EIA106)
Friday, September 25 at 2 p.m.
Share the beauty and enchantment of Ireland with the Savvy Sightseer. This
magical island is packed with history, beauty, isolated moors, bustling cities,
coastal towns and even a 5000 year old burial chamber. From Dublin to Bunratty,
the Republic of Ireland's sights are a varied shade of green.
BOOK BASH X - JOAN BAUM (EIA255)
Tuesday, September 29 at 7 p.m.
Joan Baum, PhD, writer and NPR Book Critic will speak about books and
the publishing industry. She will discuss why literary works win prizes such as
the Man Booker Award and the National Book Award, while addressing the
craze of so many books being turned into films and Broadway musicals. She will
point out publisher sites that offer free books in exchange for writing reviews,
turning readers into writers. Don’t miss it. Refreshments will be served.
INTRODUCTION TO THE MAC COMPUTER (EIA167)
Wednesday, September 30 at 6:30 p.m.
In this class, get an introduction to the Apple computer. Learn all about the desktop,
the elements of the computer, tools and toolbars, how to get online, and
much more. Prerequisites: None
COOKS AMONG THE BOOKS - AUTUMN FLAVOURS (EIA129)
Wednesday, October 7 at 7 p.m.
Autumn is here and it's getting cooler and it's time for Mother Nature to prepare
to hibernate. Use the foods and flavors of the season, such as pumpkins, apples or
squash to share a recipe and sample with our group. This is a comfort food time
of year, and what's better than using seasonal ingredients to create a dish that
warms your heart.
INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT EXCEL (EIA310)
Monday, October 19 at 6:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of the world’s most popular spreadsheet program, including
creating, editing and formatting worksheets, formulas, and much more. Prerequisite:
Basic computer knowledge.
INTERMEDIATE MICROSOFT EXCEL (EIA320)
Monday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Learn more about the world’s most popular spreadsheet program, including
functions, working with ranges, macros, charting and much more. Prerequisites:
Basic computer knowledge and Introduction to Microsoft Excel or equivalent.
TRAVEL SNACKS - BRAZIL BEYOND RIO (EIA106)
Friday, October 30 at 2 p.m.
Coastal cities are fascinating introductions to the vast Rainforest, the planned
capital Brazilia, Iguazu Falls, an alligator infested swamp, and the Mato
Grosso's Pantanal with its treasure trove of tropical birds. Join the Taub's for
a tour of this vast country.
FABULOUS FALL FOODS (EIA159)
Monday, November 2 at 7 p.m.
Join chef Rob Scott as he demonstrates some delicious recipes to add to a fall or
Thanksgiving menu. You will learn how to make the following items: spiced
cranberries & apples over pound cake, acorn squash with crushed almond biscotti,
and a fresh pear & toasted walnuts mixed greens with champagne-cranberry
vinaigrette. You will sample the items as well as receive copies of the recipes.
WEDNESDAY MOVIES WITH A THEME (EIA443)
Wednesdays at 2:15 p.m
September – Remembering 9/11
9/2 - United 93 (2006); 115 min.; R
9/16 - World Trade Center (2006); 128 min.; PG-13
9/23 - The Guys (2002); 98 min.; PG
9/30 - Reign over Me (2007); 124 min.; R
October – Hispanic Heritage Month
10/7 - Evita (1996); 134 min.; PG
10/14 - Frida (2002); 118 min.; R
10/28 - Spare Parts (2015) 83 min.; PG-13
FRIDAY MOVIES (EIA103)
Claire is fascinated by the suicide of a woman in her chronic pain support group. Rated: R; 102 min.; 2014
Starring: Jennifer Aniston
Magic in the
A famous magician
is brought in
to help unmask a
Rated: PG-13; 97
9/18 Madame Bovary
A doctor’s wife engages in love affairs to advance her social status.
Rated: R; 118 min.; 2014 Starring: Mia Wasikowska
Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters.
Rated: PG; 105 min.; 2015 Starring: Lily James
10/9 Age of Adaline
Adaline has kept to herself for decades to hide that she is eternally 29-yearsold.
Rated: PG-13; 112 min.; 2015 Starring: Blake Lively
10/16 A Little Chaos
A gifted woman landscape gardener is chosen to design a section of Versailles.
Rated: R; 117 min.; 2014 Starring: Kate Winslet
10/23 Far From the Madding Crowd
An independent woman attracts three very different suitors.
Rated: PG-13; 119 min.; 2015 Starring: Carey Mulligan
The life of Mason, from early childhood to his arrival at college.
Rated: R; 165 min.; 2014 Starring: Patricia Arquette
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 Richard Powers (EIA144)
Wednesday, September 16 at 7 p.m.
Composer Peter Els opens the door one evening to find the police on his doorstep. His home microbiology lab—the latest experiment in his lifelong attempt to find music in surprising patterns—has aroused the suspicions of Homeland Security. Panicked by the raid, Els turns fugitive and hatches a plan to turn this disastrous collision with the security state into a work of art that will reawaken its audience to the sounds all around them.
We Are Not Ourselves
by Matthew Thomas (EIA144)
Wednesday, October 21 at 7 p.m.
Born in 1941, Eileen Tumulty is raised by her Irish immigrant parents where the mood swings between heartbreak and hilarity, Eileen dreams of a calmer life, in a better neighborhood. When Eileen meets Ed Leary, a scientist, she thinks she's found the perfect partner to live in the cosmopolitan world she longs for. They marry, and Eileen quickly discovers Ed doesn't aspire to the same dream. An inescapable darkness enters their lives, and Eileen and Ed and their son Connell try desperately to hold together a semblance of reality.
LET'S GO TO THE MUSEUM!
The East Islip Public Library is pleased to offer a free family pass to these museums:
- Children’s Museum of Manhattan in NYC
- Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton
- Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City
- Fire Island Lighthouse at Robert Moses State Park
- Guggenheim Museum in NYC
- Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City
- Long Island Science Center in Riverhead
- Museum of the City of New York in NYC
- South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton
- Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum in Centerport
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: (EIA300)
Downton Abbey Tour at the Staatsburgh Mansion /Luncheon at the Tavern at the Beekman Arms
Date: Wednesday, October 28
Check or money order payable to: Islip Public Library Bus departs East Islip Library: 8:15 a.m.
Registration ends: Tuesday, October 6th at 9 p.m.
Please Note: No refunds can be given after Tuesday, October 6th unless your seat can be filled by another patron.
For $10.00 (cash only) round trip
Saturday, October 3 (purchase tickets by Monday, September 28)
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 (non-refundable) at the Circulation Desk.
AARP SMART DRIVING COURSE: (EIA140)
Wednesday, October 21 from 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 9 from 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sign ups for October start on Thursday, October 8 for district residents and
Friday, October 9 for non-district residents. Sign ups for December
start on Thursday, November 19 for district residents and Friday, November
20 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 first-come, first-served. Please Note: CLASS STARTS
PROMPTLY AT 9:15 A.M. LATE COMERS WILL NOT BE ADMITTED.
There will be a 30 min. lunch break; a bag lunch is suggested. Register at
the Circulation Desk
DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE (EIA153)
Saturday, September 19, from 10 - 4 p.m. Fee: $40.
Saturday, November 21, from 10 - 4 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 to be paid at the Circulation Desk
prior to the course date.
Blood Pressure Screening (EIA149)
Blood Pressure Screening, scheduled on the fourth Tuesday of each month.
Tuesday, September 22 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Tuesday, October 27 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.