Visit https://eipl.org/adultsrc to register and submit reviews of the books you've been reading (the link will also be available on our homepage). For each review you submit, you can select a book from our prize cart. Additionally, each submission earns you a chance to win in our grand prize drawing at the end of the club!
Teens, entering grades 7-12
For every book you read, simply submit a 3-5 sentence review on the form that's on the blog. Each book review will earn you a virtual raffle ticket that can be entered into the raffle drawing of your choice. For every five book or ten graphic novel submissions, you will get one entry in the grand prize raffle...
Visit the Teen Bistro to view the entries of the 12th Annual Young Adult Photography Contest.
Entries will be displayed in the Teen Bistro from Saturday, July 17, 2021 through Saturday, July 31, 2021. During this time you may vote for your favorite.
The first place winners’ entry will be framed and hung permanently in the Teen Bistro. The winner will be announced on Monday, August 2, 2021.
Library of Things Online Catalog
You can now browse through the items in our Library of Things on our website. In addition to the different categories of things and loan rules, you can also check the availability of lawn games and library equipment. When you have figured out what item you would like and when, give the Reference Desk a call at 631-581-9200 x5 to make a reservation.
Tuesdays, July 20, 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 at 6 p.m.
Join Joy in experiencing the benefits of yoga. Improve your flexibility, strength, posture and more. This program will be offered as a hybrid, simultaneously in-person and virtually; please specify which you prefer at registration.
It is the charming, engrossing tale of rural Kentucky native Taylor Greer, who only wants to get away from her roots and avoid getting pregnant. She succeeds, but inherits a 3-year-old native-American little girl named Turtle along the way, and together, from Oklahoma to Tucson, Arizona, they search for a new life in the West.
Fridays, July 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13, 20 & 27, 11 a.m.
Join Joy in experiencing the benefits of yoga from the stability of a chair. This program will be offered as a hybrid, simultaneously in-person and virtually; please specify which you prefer at registration.
Do you like to knit or crochet? Whatever your passion, gather and socialize with others who share your interest, and perhaps pick up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations! Please bring your own supplies. Instructors may be available. Registration is not required.
This fast-paced program traces the evolution of super-powered cinema, from the Saturday-morning serials of yesteryear to the box-office blockbusters of today. Aimed for all ages, the program uses "family-friendly" video clips to take audiences behind the scenes of some of the coolest flicks (and a few fun TV shows), exploring how Hollywood's take on superheroes has changed with the times and technologies available.
Pick up your kit from the library and follow Chef Rob as he shows you how to make delicious sugar cookies that you can cut into shapes with superhero cookie cutters that have been printed by the library's own 3D printer! Kit includes: superhero cookie cutters, rolling pin, non-perishable sugar cookie ingredients, and decorative sugar. Kits are currently available at the Reference Desk.
Green Screen Photos
We know how much you love having your picture taken in front of the green screen during Comic Con. Even though we're going virtual for the day, we are offering to take your picture in front of the screen in the library during the week leading up to Comic Con.
Call the Reference Desk at 631-581-9200 x5 to schedule.
Appointments will be offered every half hour on the following days:
Monday, July 19 - Thursday, July 22, between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Friday, July 23, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.
EIPL Comic Con Page
Stay up to date on all EIPL Comic Con happenings on our specially curated Google site that is the home-base for our Virtual Comic Con. Visit the site to access pre-recorded programs, videos from our favorite annual visitors, links to booklists, crafts and more! The site will be updated as we get new content so be sure to check in regularly, so you don't miss out. Visit: https://eipl.org/r/CC21
JobNowprovides various tools to help with every step of the job search including live resume assistance, career planning, live career coaching, live interview preparation, and free live workshops.
VetNowsupports veterans and their families with navigating the VA bureaucracy, providing academic tutoring, and assisting with employment transition.
Select Jobs & Careers once more and then choose from JobNow or VetNow
Sign in with your library card
Live online help for both JobNow and HelpNow is available every day
from 2:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Remote Printing at
East Islip Public Library
You can use your personal computer (laptop or desktop), tablet and smartphone to print to the library's printer from anywhere. Visit www.eipl.org/print for instructions on how to upload or email your documents. Once received, we will hold on to the print job for 72 hours for you to come in at your convenience.
Town Of Islip Drive-In Movies Resume
Monday, July 19: Big Hero 6 at Holbrook Country Club
Gates open at 6:30 p.m., movie starts at 8:30 p.m.
For more information call (631) 224-5430
Click here for the complete listing of Monday night movies
Town of Islip Community Development Agency Offers Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance for Eligible Applicants
The Town of Islip CDA has grant funds for tenants/renters who have been financially impacted by the pandemic. These grants are designed to pay rent and utility arrears and are paid directly to the landlord or utility company.
Project Hope is New York’s COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline.
NY Project Hope Crisis Counselors understand what you are going through. Talking with a crisis counselor is always free, confidential, and anonymous, allowing you to talk freely about the issues that are affecting you. They will help you navigate these unusual times and take some of the burden off of your shoulders.
Project Hope Crisis Counselors will help you with anything from economic hardships to behavioral health issues. They understand there are a whole range of emotions you might be feeling and they will work through it with you. A Crisis Counselor will give you self-help tips and come up with a plan for you to be your own advocate. They have a multitude of resources available to you and would love to be the shoulder you lean on. After all, New Yorkers are in this together.