Join Minecraft Mania Events via Zoom link to play Minecraft against your friends and fellow library patrons. Using Minecraft’s creative mode, you will be challenged to build and decorate an object related to a theme. Accounts will be provided to anyone who does not have their own login, please note this at time of registration. Participation may be done from any computer or mobile device. Login beginning at 11:45 a.m. for July 24 and 6:45 p.m. for all other sessions. Registration required to receive access. Please note at time of registration if you will need an account to login.
R2D2 Paper Craft Take and Make – Preschool age children and up
Celebrate one of the greatest Droids in the galaxy with this activity kit, available for pickup beginning on July 24. If you prefer to have the kit contents emailed to you to print at home, please note this at time of registration.
Virtual Small Stitches Superhero Kit Take and Make – School age children
Register for a kit and then tune in with instructor Abby to learn how to make your very own Superhero eye-mark and set of wrist cuffs. The program video will be emailed to all registrants and available to view at your leisure. Kit and program video available starting on Saturday, July 24.
Virtual Ceramic Dragon Craft Take and Make – Ages 8 and up Register for a kit containing a ceramic dragon you can paint and seal at home! Each kit will contain paints, brush and dragon.
Virtual Space Scavenger Story Time – All ages
Join us for a super story time that’s out of this galaxy! This program will be available on the Library’s Website beginning on July 24; registrants will receive program video link via email. Tune in at your leisure.
Virtual Camp Page Turner
July 5 - August 31
Join Page Turner this Summer on a set of brand-new adventures! Register for access to 8 weeks of activities and author spotlights and interviews; each week has a theme with crafts and more that you can easily do from home. There will be no take and make kits for this virtual program series.
Trophy Craft Take and Make
Tuesday, July 20
Register to pick up a kit and create a trophy worthy of an Olympian! What sport would you like to win gold for?!
Virtual Seashell Plank
Take and Make
Wednesday, July 21
School Age Children with an Adult
Have you been collecting seashells this summer? Learn how to make an easy seashell wall hanging for your room using your shells from the beach! Tune in on our Library's Website, YouTube or Facebook page.
Zoom Virtual Chess for
Wednesday, July 21 at 10 a.m.
Join a Chess expert from the Long Island Chess Nuts and learn how to play this game of strategy! Registration is required. At time of registration, please check that your email address and phone number are up to date. Each registrant’s contact information will be provided to the instructor at Long Island Chess Nuts in order to make the Zoom and website login as easy as possible. Please note if your child has any experience playing before; it is possible that the library may modify this program based on the skill level of registered patrons.
Thursday, July 22
Ages 4 and up
Join us as we learn how to make bird feeders with paper bowls. Go, go, go with gadgets galore! Whether big or small, we have fun projects for all. Register to receive this program video via email and to pick up a craft kit.
Join the BenAnna band for a special show right from our Discovery Backyard! Please bring chairs and/or blankets to view this from our back parking lot. In case of inclement weather, the show may be held in the library’s North and South Meeting Rooms.
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:
Saturday, July 17, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.
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.
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East Islip Public Library
381 East Main Street
East Islip, New York 11730