As per New York State order, masks must be worn by all visitors (ages 2+) while in the library, regardless of vaccination status. Thank you for helping keep the community safe!
Library of Things Online Catalog
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.
New Year, new hobby! Pick up a blank journal, pack of pens, and list of prompts to complete each week throughout the New Year! Journal kits will be available starting Monday, January 3 while supplies last. For East Islip Public Library cardholders only.
Pick up begins Monday, January 10, completed packets must be handed in by Monday, January 31 to receive credit
Reflect on aspects of your digital life by learning all about digital privacy, digital security, digital wellbeing, misinformation, and ways to take control of your technology. By completing this packet, you can earn three (3) hours of community service. For East Islip Public Library
Join Joanne as she teaches participants the basics of starting and creating a fair isle hat. Then, join the Knitting & Crocheting Group on Saturdays from 2 - 4 p.m. to seek additional help or finish your creations. To make this project, please bring: 5 or 8 mm needle, double point needle, 4 medium eight yarn and a small amount of Aran yarn.
Join Mike Ivankovich for this unique experience. He will begin with a 20-minute discussion on "10 Factors That Will Always Impact the Value of Your Treasures" followed by the appraisal portion of the program. The order of appraisals will be at the moderator's discretion and the number of attendees. This is a collaborative program with the Islip Library. We hope to get at least one appraisal for each attendee, however, it is not guaranteed. Register for this program to receive the Zoom link via email.
Follows Aretha Franklin's journey in becoming a superstar and Queen of Soul. Rated PG-13; 145 min,; 2021
Starring: Jennifer Hudson
East Islip Historical Society Calendar Sale
Saturdays through mid-January
The East Islip Historical Society will be selling their 2022 calendars in the lobby on Saturdays from November 20 into mid-January. Be sure to pick one up for the local history fans among your friends and family!
Seeking justice for a young black babysitter who was wrongly accused of kidnapping by a racist security guard, a successful blogger finds her efforts complicated by a video that reveals unexpected connections.
East Islip Library cardholders can schedule a consultation with the library's professional Career Counselor. Get help with career changes, resumes, cover letters, and your job search. To request an appointment, send an email to email@example.com, including your name, telephone number and the email address at which you want to be contacted; the Career Counselor will contact you to set up a virtual or in-person appointment at your convenience.
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.
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.