Adult Programs

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e-mail: help@eipl.org

Online Programs Disclaimer – East Islip Public Library

In-person, online and telephone registration for Adult and Young Adult programs for East Islip Library cardholders begins Monday, May 2, 2022. Registration for out of district cardholders begins Friday, May 6. When registering for a program online, please include your email address in the “notes” field as this is the method in which links are provided to you.

May/June Programs

Exercise Classes (East Islip)

Register for paid programs at the Circulation Desk

Pilates Mondays (EIA677) R $
May 9, 16, 23, & June 6, 13, 20, 27
Primarily on your mat, focuses on core strength.
Starts at 1 p.m. Fee $21
For more information click here.

Senior Fitness Tuesdays (EIA125) R $
May 10, 17, 24, 31 & June 7, 14, 21, 28
Uses a chair for stability and other props to build strength
Starts at 2:30 p.m. Fee $24
For more information click here.

 Chairobics Friday (EIA676) R $
May 13, 20, 27 & June 3, 10, 17, 24
Balance, aerobics, and strength-training while in a chair
Starts at 12 p.m. Fee $21
For more information click here.

Tai Chi Fridays (EIA345) R $
May 13, 20, 27 & June 3, 10, 17, 24
Gentle physical exercise and stretches.
Starts at 1 p.m. Fee $21
For more information click here.

 Yoga Monday Evenings (EIA312) R $
May 9, 16, 23, & June 6, 13, 20, 27
Starts at 5:30 p.m. Fee $21
For more information click here.

Yoga Wednesday Mornings (EIA399) R $
May 11, 18, 25, & June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Starts at 10 a.m. Fee $24
For more information click here.

Yoga Wednesday Evenings (EIA397) R $
May 11, 18, 25, & June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Starts at 5:30 p.m. Fee $24
For more information click here.

 Yoga Saturdays (EIA100) R $
May 14, 21, 28 & June 4, 11, 18, 25
Starts at 9:15 a.m. Fee $21
For more information click here.


Ongoing Programs and Services

Game Day EIA128
Every Tuesday and Thursday 10:30am-3pm (In-Person)
We provide the room, you provide your game of choice. Bring a friend, cards, or any board game and we have the space for you. Very informal and getting groups together is up to those that attend. Registration is not required.
For more information click here.

Sewing Circle EIA285
Every Wednesday 1:00pm- 3pm (In-Person)
Bring your craft and enjoy the company and help from others.
For more information click here.

Patches and Pieces – A Quilting Club
2nd Monday of the month (In-Person)
12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.00pm 
For more information click here.

Knitting & Crocheting Circle EIA437
Saturdays, 2 - 4 p.m. (In-Person)
For more information click here.

Monthly Book Discussion (East Islip)

Monthly Book Discussion
Monthly Book Discussion EIA144 R (In-Person)

Wednesday, May 18 2022 7:00pm-8:30pm 

EI-East Meeting Room

Jo-Ann Carhart

Registration Opens 05-02-22 09:00AM 

The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

Wednesday, Jun 15 2022 7:00pm-8:30pm 

EI-East Meeting Room

Jo-Ann Carhart

Registration Opens 05-02-22 09:00AM 

The Engagements by Courtney Sullivan

To register for this program click here.

Adult - Wednesday Films (East Islip)

Location: EI-North Meeting Room
No Registration Required
Wednesday Film Series


Wednesday, May 18 2022 2:15pm-3:47pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

Babe (1995)

No Registration Required 

Babe. Rated: G; Starring: James Cromwell

Wednesday, May 11 2022 2:15pm-4:05pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

The Muppets (2011)

No Registration Required 

The Muppets. Rated: PG; Starring: Jason Segel

Wednesday, May 04 2022 2:15pm-3:53pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

The Princess Bride (1987)

No Registration Required 

The Princess Bride. Rated: PG; Starring: Robin Wright

Wednesday, Jun 29 2022 2:15pm-4:40pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

Life of Pi (2012)

No Registration Required 

Life of Pi. Rated: PG; Starring: Suraj Sharma

Wednesday, Jun 08 2022 2:15pm-4:16pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

No Registration Required 

In the Heart of the Sea. Rated: PG-13; Starring: Chris Hemsworth

Wednesday, Jun 22 2022 2:15pm-4:07pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

Fool's Gold (2008)

No Registration Required 

Fool's Gold. Rated: PG-13; Starring: Matthew McConaughey

Wednesday, May 25 2022 2:15pm-3:55pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)

No Registration Required 

Cheaper by the Dozen. Rated: PG; Starring: Steve Martin

Wednesday, Jun 15 2022 2:15pm-4:12pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

No Registration Required 

The Poseidon Adventure. Rated: PG; Starring: Gene Hackman

Wednesday, Jun 01 2022 2:15pm-4:22pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

No Registration Required 

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Rated: G; Starring: Kirk Douglas

For more information click here.For more information click here.

Adult - Friday Films (East Islip)

Location: EI-North Meeting Room
No Registration Required
Friday Films Series: The Blockbusters

Friday, Jun 03 2022 2:00pm-4:06pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)

No Registration Required 

The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Rated: PG-13 ; Starring: Jessica Chastain

Friday, May 20 2022 2:00pm-4:36pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

West Side Story (2021)

No Registration Required 

West Side Story, Rated: PG-13 ; Starring: Ansel Elgort

Friday, May 27 2022 2:00pm-4:24pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

King Richard (2021)

No Registration Required 

King Richard, Rated: PG-13 ; Starring: Will Smith

Friday, Jun 10 2022 2:00pm-4:19pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

Nightmare Alley (2021)

No Registration Required 

Nightmare Alley, Rated: R ; Starring: Bradley Cooper

Friday, Jun 24 2022 2:00pm-3:52pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

Sing 2 (2021)

No Registration Required 

Sing 2, Rated: PG ; Starring: Reese Witherspoon

Friday, May 06 2022 2:00pm-4:37pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

House of Gucci (2021)

No Registration Required 

House of Gucci, Rated: R ; Starring: Lady Gaga

Friday, May 13 2022 2:00pm-3:37pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

Belfast (2021)

No Registration Required 

Belfast, Rated: PG-13 ; Starring: Caitriona Balfi

Friday, Jun 17 2022 2:00pm-3:46pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar (2021)

No Registration Required 

Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar, Rated: PG-13 ; Starring: Damon Wayons Jr.

Friday, Jun 03 2022 2:00pm-4:06pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)

No Registration Required 

The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Rated: PG-13 ; Starring: Jessica Chastain

For more information click here

Saturday: Documentary Films


Saturday, May 14 2022 2:00pm-3:58pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain (2021)

No Registration Required 

Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain, Rated R

Saturday, Jun 18 2022 2:00pm-3:41pm 

EI-North Meeting Room

The Dog Doc (2019)

No Registration Required 

The Dog Doc, Rated NR

For more information click here.

Adult Programs

One-on-One with Senator Boyle
Thursday, June 9, at 5 p.m.

Appointment Required
"As your State Senator, I believe that I should always be accessible to my constituents and offer valuable information and resources when they become available. That is why I am bringing my office directly to you with my One-On-One With Your Senator Program. This program will provide us the opportunity to meet with you in your neighborhood, face to face, to discuss the issues and concerns impacting your family and community." Please call Senator Boyle's office at 631-665-2311 to make your appointment; walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

One on One Medicare Counselor EIA156 R
Monday, May 9 at 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Monday, June 13 at 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Community members can schedule an in person consultation with a local professional Medicare Assistance Counselor. Get help with any questions you may have with the Medicare process. To request an appointment, call the Reference Desk and schedule for any available 30-minute appointment.
Contact the Reference Desk to register.

Chef Rob's Chicken Fajita &
Penne Pasta Skillet (EIA418) R
Monday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m.
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with Chef Rob. Join Chef Rob as he makes Chicken Fajita & Penne Pasta Skillet. Bring your appetite!
To register for this program click here.

Organic Gardening (EIA601) R
Wednesday, May 4 at 7 p.m. (Zoom)
Learn how to grow food in your backyard. This session covers the 5 keys to a successful vegetable garden: location, soil preparation, plan, planting choices and good maintenance. No green thumb needed to get started.
To register for this program click here.

Learn to Knit: Shawl (EIA670) R
Tuesday, May 10 & 17 at 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
36 inch circular needle size 8 236 yards or 5oz. of 4 ply yarn
To register for this program click here.

 Optimize Your Immune System: Create Health & Resilience with a Kitchen Pharmacy (EIA610) R
Thursday, May 12 at 7 p.m. (Zoom)
Learn about science-based ways to prevent unnecessary illness. Now is the time to stock your kitchen pharmacy, to combat the common cold, flu, other viruses, and the dreaded A, B, Cs of aging – arthritis, brain drain, and cancer.
To register for this program click here.

Learn How to Convert Your VHS and DVD to Digital Format (EIA470) R
Tuesday, May 17 at 7 p.m.
Converting your VHS and DVD family home movies to digital format has never been easier and more affordable to do on your own. This will enable you to preserve your family memories forever, and share with distant family over the internet! Come join Jon as he shows you how!
To register for this program click here.

 Songbirds of Long Island (EIA432) R
Monday, May 23 at 7 p.m.
Long Island has a wide variety of birds and the songbirds are some of the most beautiful to see and to hear. Using photos and recordings, Dianne Taggart (long time LI birder) will tell us all about the Songbirds of LI!
To register for this program click here.

Night Out for Special Needs Adults (EIA257) R

Monday, May 23, 7 p.m. - Garden Bunny Sign
Monday, June 13, 7 p.m.-Star of Heart
Join Ms. Joyce for this fun night out and enjoy time with friends and a craft! Please register to ensure there are enough supplies for everyone!
Caregivers must be present.
To register for this program click here.

Basics of MS Word (EIA315) R
Tuesday, May 24 at 7:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
Learn to use MS Word; create, edit, spell check, and copy and paste. Also learn how to save and print documents.
To register for this program click here.

EIPLUG (EIA151) R
Tuesday, May 31 at 7:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Tuesday, June 28 at 7:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Join computer expert, John Catrona and discuss the latest news and tech gossip happening today!
To register for this program click here.

Strawberry Festival Bread Take and Make (EIA615) R $
Wednesday, June 1 at 10 a.m.
YouTube Video Fee: $2
Join Chef Rob in making Straw-berry Festival Bread. The $2 fee can be paid at the Circulation Desk and kits can be picked up beginning Friday, May 27. Registrants will be sent a link for the pre-recorded video.
For more information click here.

America's Best Idea: The National Parks (EIA433) R
Monday, June 6 at 7 p.m.
Join us as we tour our national parks, learning their history and unique features. Favorite ones will be explored as well as little known gems often missed. Tips and resources for planning a trip will be included.
To register for this program click here.

Retirement Seminar (EIA401) R
Thursday, June 9 at 7 p.m.
Join Financial Services Professional, Nicole Murtsef, as she discusses the different retirement plans, how COVID-19 has brought new challenges when planning, the various risks associated with retirement planning, tax-efficient ways to set aside more money for retirement, maximizing Social Security, and the costs behind Long Term Care.
To register for this program click here.

Local Eats: Pick Your Beans (EIA415) R
Tuesday, June 21 at 2 p.m.
Pick Your Beans. Green beans, wax beans, string beans, black beans, pink beans, red beans; so many varieties. Come learn about the benefits of beans, buying local & how to prepare delicious recipes.
To register for this program click here.

Buy & Sell on the Internet (EIA313) R
Tuesday, June 21 at 7:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
The weather is ripe for yard & garage sales. Explore using Craigslist, OfferUp, & Facebook Marketplace. Learn how to buy and sell, useful strategies, and transactional practices.
To register for this program click here.

Sharks of NY & Long Island (EIA620) R
Wednesday, June 22 at 7 p.m. (Zoom)
Did you know sharks have existed longer than trees?
Discover the range of magnificent and diverse shark species
we share our local shores and waters with.
Find out about shark myths and the histories of shark attacks in New York.
To register for this program click here.

Driver Safety
Defensive Driving EIA153 R $
Saturday, May 21st 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 14th 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Registration begins Tuesday, May 3 at the Circulation Desk.
The class is $30 per person and must be paid at registration.
Checks can be made payable to the East Islip Public Library.
Save 10% on your auto insurance
and reduce up to 4 points from your driver’s license.
A short lunch break will be allotted. You must have your New York State Driver’s License with you on the day of the class.
For more information click here.

EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

Borrow a Chromebook The library has Chromebook laptops available to borrow for home use. Chromebooks may be borrowed for up to 14 days with no renewals and no holds. Borrowers must be at least 18 years old with an East Islip Public Library card in good standing. Check with the library for availability.  

3D Printer • A Fax/Scan Workstation • Borrow a Chromebook • Color Copying, Printing & Scanning • Electric Typewriter • Free WiFi • iMac Computer • Large Format Printer • Public Access PC's • Slide/Film/Super 8 - Converter/Digitizer • WiFi Mobile Hotspots to borrow • Remote Printing

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381 E Main Street
East Islip, NY 11730
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
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