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Online Programs Disclaimer – East Islip Public Library

Registration for East Islip patrons begins on Thursday, July 1st.
Out Of District patrons Monday, July 5th

July

Registration opens July 5, 2021 @ 9am please have a Suffolk or Nassau Library Card 631-581-9200

Yoga-in-person (Eia643) or Zoom (eia644) R Tuesdays at 6 p.m. starting July 6. Followed by 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3, 8/10, 8/17, 8/24, & 8/31.
Join Joy in experiencing the benefits of yoga. Improve 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.

The New Normal New England Road Trip (eia606)
Monday, July 12, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Author of three books about New England and longtime “Chronicle” reporter, Ted Reinstein is your tour guide as you go from Maine to Rhode Island, Mt. Washington to Mt. Mansfield, and Berkshire foliage to Fenway Park.

Buying and Selling Online (eia324) Tuesday, July 13, 8 p.m.
In-person or ZOOM Summer is the perfect time to clean out the garage or shed. How about making a few extra bucks by doing so? Learn how to use free Internet resources (OfferUp, Craiglist, Ebay) to buy and sell items online.

Virtual Seminar: Lyme's Disease (eia607)
Wednesday, July 14, 7 p.m. via ZOOM

Lyme disease affects people of all ages and is most common in people who spend a lot of time outdoors. Join us as Stony Brook Medicine expert Dr. Luis Marcos Raymundo discusses Lyme disease risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and the latest treatments available.

Art Talk: Rembrandt (eia608) Thursday, July 15, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
In-person or ZOOM Explore the life and work of one of the leading artists of the Dutch Golden Age of Painting, Rembrandt van Rijn, with art historian Jay Schuck. Artwork to be examined include Rembrandt's self-portraits, the Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, the Night Watch, and more. This session will be both in-person and via Zoom

Chair Yoga - In-person (Eia675) or Zoom (Eia674) Fridays at 11 a.m. starting July 16. Followed by 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, & 8/27.
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.

Virtual Seminar: Power of Attorney (eia626) Wed., July 21, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Join David R. Okrent, Esq., CPA, Managing Attorney as he gives an overview of starting and managing Power of Attorney; as well as many other professional facts.

Monthly Book Discussion (eia144) Thursday, July 22, 6:30-8 p.m.
In-person or Zoom
The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver See page 5 for more details.

Virtual Seminar: Skin Care 101 (eia629) Mon., July 26, 7-8:30 p.m. via ZOOM . Join esthetician, Lisa Mistretta as she discusses how to care for your skin, what various products can do for you, and how treatments can assist in skin health.

EIPLUG Virtual Meetup (eia151)
Tuesday, July 27, 7:30-9 p.m., In-person or ZOOM
Join computer expert John Catrona as he hosts an informal group to discuss new and interesting topics happening on today's internet.
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Email 101 (eia321) Thursday, July 29, 7-9 p.m.
In-person In this hands-on class you will learn all about using email, how to send, receive, forward and reply to e-mail, as well as creating folders for your email. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills.
Space is limited to the first 12 patrons.

August

Adult special needs night out (eia257) Monday, August 2, 7 p.m.
In-person Join Mrs. Joyce and East Islip Public Library staff in making a fun craft while reconnecting with friends. Caregivers must be present.

Enormous Snickerdoodle Cookie Take & Make (eia648) Mon. August 2, 9 a.m.
This is big enough to share, but who wants to do that? This is one single XL cookie with all the dry ingredients. Kits will be available for pickup at the Reference Desk starting Monday, August 2, free of charge. This is a recipe and kit only.

Covid-19 Lessons Learned: How Vaccines & Prescription Drugs Can Make an Important Difference in Outcomes (eia603) Mon., August 2, 7 p.m. via ZOOM To provide an overview of the lessons learned in the fight against COVID-19. Participants will learn which pre-existing chronic medical conditions have led to the most severe outcomes and how compliance with prescription medications in managing chronic disease may impact the outcome.

The People and Culture of Bermuda (eia647) Wed, August 4, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Explore the cultural and political ties between Bermuda and Great Britain. Learn about Bermuda’s African traditions. Bermuda was discovered and named after a Spanish captain but was settled by the British. Unlike other areas in the New World, Bermuda was uninhabited when discovered. Discover what Bermuda has to offer and why it is a popular tourist destination.

Fintastic Sharks and Rays (eia649) Monday, August 16, 7 p.m. via ZOOM Sharks and rays are ancient and amazing animals. Learn what makes sharks and rays such amazing animals through images from around the world,

Introduction to cryptocurrency (eia650) Wed., August 18, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Join us for a brief overview of cryptocurrency. Learn a brief history of bitcoin; find out what blockchain technology means, and discover where to buy cryptocurrencies.

Monthly Book Discussion (eia144) Thursday, August 19, 6:30 p.m.
In-person or ZOOM Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman See page 5 for more details.

Chef Rob’s Last Taste Of Summer Food Festival (eia631)
Monday, August 23, 7 p.m. via Facebook Live

Join Chef Rob in preserving the flavor of summer by cooking up a delicious meal. On the menu will be grilled flatbread with local peaches, prosciutto and basil. West coast salad with shrimp, avocado and corn. Lastly, for dessert, baby key lime pies. You do not need a Facebook account to watch this program. R

Defensive Driving Course (eia153) Empire Safety Council Saturday, September 11th, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, November 6th, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Register in advance for this course at the Circulation Desk with a non-refundable check or money order for $30 made payable to the East Islip Public Library. A short lunch break will be allotted.

Computer Classes

Buying & Selling Online (eia324) Tuesday, July 13, 8 p.m.,
In-person or ZOOM Summer is the perfect time to clean out the garage or shed. How about making a few extra bucks by doing so? Learn how using free Internet resources (OfferUp, Craiglist, Ebay) to buy and sell items online.

EIPLUG (eia151) Tuesday, July 27, 7:30-9 p.m.,
In-person or ZOOM Join computer expert; John Catrona discuss the latest news and tech gossip happening today!

Email 101 (eia321) Thursday, July 29 7-9 p.m.,
In-person In this hands-on class you will learn all about using email, how to send, receive, forward and reply to e-mail as well as creating folders for your email. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills. Space is limited to the first 12 patrons.

Excel 101 (eia310) Tuesday, August 10, 8 p.m., In-person
Join John Catrona to help you navigate Microsoft Excel. Learn the basics and discover how to use it to make a budget. Space is very limited.

Intro to Genealogy and Ancestry (eia325) Wednesday, August 11, 6:30 p.m.,
In-person Do you wonder about your family’s lineage? In this lecture and demo class, students will learn how to navigate online to find information about their family history. Students will learn about popular genealogy sites, such asAncestry.com, and how to create an account and review test results plus much more. No prerequisites, bring your questions.

 

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