Please be aware that many of the programs listed below require registration.
If you will need special accommodations because of a disability, or if you need further information, please contact Ms. Moccio at 581-9200 Ext. 8 at least two weeks before the program so we can accommodate you.
ZUMBA GOLD (EIA278)
Monday, November 4, 18, 25 December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 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.
Mondays, November 4, 18, 25 December 16, 23, 30 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. Must Register.
Mondays, November 4, 18, 25 December 16, 23, 30 at 5:30 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. Must Register.
SENIOR FITNESS (EIA125)
Tuesdays, November 5, 12, 19, 26 December 3, 10, 17 at 1 p.m.
While seated in a chair, participants engage in weight bearing activi-ties using dumbells and resistance bands. Emphasis is placed on in-creasing 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. Must Register. Class size lim-ited to 25.
Wednesday, November 6, 13, 20, 27 December 11, 18 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.
Saturday, November 9, 16, 23, 30, December 7, 14, 21, 28 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.
TAI CHI (EIA345)
Fridays, November 15, 22, 29 December 6, 13, 20, 27 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 graceful form of exercise that's now used for stress re-duction and to help with a variety of other health conditions.
Must Register. Class size limited to 20.
MANAGE THE STRESS OF MANAGING YOUR STRESS..AND THE
UPCOMING HOLIDAYS (EIA409)
Thursday, November 21, at 6:45 p.m.
Good self-care during the year-exercise, eating well, meditation-is a self-loving yet difficult thing to do. And at the holidays, with money worries, excessive food, gift buying, difficult family members, our self-care pro-gram goes out the window. Join Susan Eisner from Visionary Health Solutions, as she helps you, using relaxing guided self imagery to make your life and holidays a success. Remember, if you don't take care of yourself, it's hard to help those around you.
PAINTED WINE GLASSES & WOODEN HOLDER (EIA408)
Thursday, December 5, at 6:30 p.m.
Irene is back with another project that will be beautiful enough to display or for gift giving to a wine loving friend. In this workshop, you will paint purple grapes and leaves on 4 wine glasses along with a wooden wine glass holder. The wooden holder sits on a wine bottle (not included) from which the glasses hang.
TRAVEL SNACKS-TOUR OF ITALY FROM NORTH TO SOUTH (EIA106)
Friday, November 22, at 2 p.m.
Join Patricia Summers - who has traveled to Italy almost 100 times and studied art history and Italian in Florence - for a virtual "Tour of Italy from North to South". It is a PowerPoint presentation that will take the audience to every corner of Italy as her festivals, art, architecture, history, and food are explored. You'll see why Italy is the number one travel destination in the world.
WINDOWS 8 (EIA383)
Tuesday, December 3, at 7 p.m.
Windows 8 is the current release of the Windows operating system, produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops, laptops, tablets, and home theater PC. If you own a new Microsoft "Surface" Tablet or any other new computer, laptop, or tablet with the Windows 8 operating system you will want to attend this class because there are so many changes being introduced, including touch screen technology. Register.
COOKS AMOUNG THE BOOKS-COOKIE EXCHANGE (EIA129)
Wednesday, December 4, at 7 p.m.
The COOKS AMONG THE BOOKS are hosting their annual Cookie Exchange - which involves baking enough cookies for everyone to share and take home a tray of many different types of cookies. Please let us know if you are attending, so we can let you know how many cookies you need to bake for everyone to take home at least 5 of each type of cookies. Also, multiple copies of your cookie recipe are required.
APPETIZERS FOR HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING (EIA400)
Monday, December 9, at 7 p.m..
Join Simply Creative Chef Rob Scott as he conducts his class on Appe-tizers for Holiday Entertaining - a demonstration cooking class with samples of his food for all. He will be preparing three mouthwatering appetizers - grape & blue cheese truffles with pistachio nuts, roasted bal-samic peppers with basil, goat cheese on mini baguettes, & roasted shrimp crostini with ginger scallion sauce. Learn to prepare a new treat or two for the holidays - you are sure to be inspired.
FREDERICK BOURNE AND THE BOURNE MANSION
Thursday, December 12, at 7:00 p.m.
Join us for a talk by Ms. Ginny Fields about Frederick Bourne, a sports-man, innovator and millionaire. He was involved with all of the notables who hunted at the Southside Sportsmen’s Club and became the owner of one of the few remaining south shore mansions.
DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS: ALL DIGITAL CAMERAS (EIA410)
Wednesday, November 13, at 7 p.m.
Join professional photographer, John Spoltore, for an introductory class for owners of point & shoot or SLR cameras. Learn the basics - from caring for and handling your digital camera to creating memorable images. Topics will include camera shooting modes, white balance, ISO, shooting techniques, getting your images out of the camera. It is recom-mended that your bring your camera and instruction manual to the class.
FRIDAY MOVIES (EIA103)
Much Ado about Nothing
Claudio and Benedick arrive safely back in their hometown of
Messina, where Claudio wastes no time declaring his love for Hero.
Starring: Nathan Fillion
Rated PG-13; 107 min.; 2012
Girl Most Likely
Imogene is a failed New York playwright. Both her career and relationship hit the skids & she's forced to make the humiliating move back home to New Jersey.
Starring: Annette Bening & Matt Dillon
RatedPG-13; 103 min.; 2012
A homicide detective is pushed to the brink of his moral and phys-ical limits as he tangles with a ferociously skilled serial killer who specializes in torture and pain.
Starring: Ed Burns & Tyler Perry
Rated PG-13; 90 min.; 2011
Man of Steel
Born on the alien planet of Krypton, Kal-El is sent by his parents to live on planet Earth, where he is given the name Clark Kent. Clark assumes the identity of Superman and fights to protect the entire
Two women exchange houses for the holidays in order to get a new lease on life, after each suffers her fair share of romantic disappoint-ments.
Starring: Cameron Diaz & Jude Law
Rated PG-13; 136 min.; 2006
Love Actually involves more than a dozen main charac-ters, each weaving his or her way into another's heart over the course of one particularly eventful Christmas.
Starring: Hugh Grant & Colin Firth
Rated R; 130 min.; 2003
Bridget Jones’s Diary
Bridget visits her parents for a Christ-mas party and they try to set her up with Mark, the visiting son of one of their neighbors. Snubbed by Mark, she instead falls for her boss.
Zellweger & Colin Firth
Rated R; 100 min.; 2001
Native American spirit warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that trans-formed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice.
Starring: Johnny Depp
Rated PG-13; 135 min.; 2013
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 Gil Adamson (EIA144)
Wednesday, November 20 at 7 p.m.
In 1903 a mysterious young woman flees
alone across the west, one heart-pounding
step ahead of the law. At nineteen, Mary
Boulton has just become a widow - and her
husband’s killer. As bloodhounds track her
frantic race toward the mountains, she is tormented
by mad visions and by the knowledge
that her two ruthless brothers-in-law are in
pursuit, determined to avenge their younger
The Language of Flowers
by Vanessa Diffenbaugh (EIA144)
Wednesday, December 18 at 7 p.m.
The Language of Flowers beautifully weaves
past & present, creating a vivid portrait of an
unforgettable woman whose gift for flowers
helps her change the lives of others even as she
struggles to overcome her own troubled past.
After a childhood spent in the foster-care system,
she is unable to get close to anybody, and
her only connection to the world is through
flowers and their meanings.
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.
Brooklyn Holiday Lights Tour/Junior’s Restaurant
Date: Sunday, December 1
Bus departs East Islip Library: 12:15 pm
Registration begins: Friday, November 1 at 9:00 am
Registration ends: Tuesday, November 12 at 5:00 pm
We will begin with a late (2:00 pm) luncheon at the well-loved Brooklyn classic, Junior’s Restaurant– consistently awarded the prize for the best
cheesecake in New York City! Following our luncheon, we’ll meet our
nationally noted tour guide Justin Ferate to discover Brooklyn and to experience the excitement of Brooklyn’s holiday lights! Explore an array of beloved Brooklyn brownstone neighborhoods including Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Cobble Hill, and Park Slope. As the sun sets, we’ll travel along the New York Harbor to the southern end of Brooklyn. Here, we’ll view the remarkable holiday displays and decorations of the stately homes of Dyker Heights – an upscale neighborhood near the Verrazano Narrows. Imagine thousands of dazzling white and colored lights, 12-foot snowmen, reindeer, gigantic nutcrackers, holiday carols, and much, much more. Join us for a taste of this genuine, home-grown, overthe-
top Brooklyn celebration. What a way to celebrate the holiday season! Tour will include a few optional brief walks. Cost of trip includes transportation via Hampton Jitney motor coach, dinner at Junior’s Restaurant, tour of Brooklyn with a step-on tour guide, and all fees and gratuities.
TAKE THE TRAIN TO NEW YORK CITY (EIA165)
For $10.00 (cash only) round trip
Saturday, December 7
(purchase tickets by Monday,
December 2 )
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
MATURE DRIVING COURSE: (EIA140)
Wednesday, November 20 from 9:15 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 from 9:15 a.m. -5 p.m.
Sign ups for November start on Thursday, November 7 for district residents and Friday, November 8 for non-district residents. Sign ups for January start on Thursday, January 9 for district residents and Friday,
January 10 for non-district residents. A non-refundable $17 check or money order made out to AARP for AARP card holders, or a $19. 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, firstserved 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, December 7 from 10:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Fee: $35.
Saturday, January 18 from 10:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Fee: $35.
Registration forms for this course are available at the Circulation Desk. Bring a bag lunch.
A non-refundable $35 check or money order made out to the Empire Safety Council paid at the Circulation Desk prior to the course date.
Hatha 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