Adult and Young Adult Online Programs

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CAREER COUNSELOR AVAILABLE FOR ONLINE APPOINTMENTS
Starting June 1st, community members can schedule an online consultation with the library’s professional Career Counselor. Get help with career changes, resumes, cover letters and your job search. At this tenuous time, many of us are facing completely new employment challenges. This is the time to access the knowledge of a professional with years of experience in the field. To request an appointment, send an email to help@eipl.org, 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 an appointment at your convenience.

Adult Programs

JANUARY 2021

ADULT SPECIAL NEEDS TAKE & MAKE SNOWMAN CRAFT (EIA257) R
Pick up the kit at the Reference Desk starting January 4th through the 30th. This craft can be done at any time and printed instructions included. Caregivers can pick up the kits but each student must be registered as supplies are pre-prepared.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1066943~S85

VIRTUAL WONDERS OF CENTRAL PARK (EIA684) R
Thursday, January 7th @ 7pm via ZOOM

In the early 1850’s wealthy New York merchants and landowners admired the public grounds of London and Paris. They argued that New York needed a comparable facility to establish its international reputation. Find out how Central Park was created and recently restored to the beautiful place it is today.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102804

VIRTUAL CHAIR YOGA (EIA674) R
Fridays @ 11am starting January 8th. Followed by 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, & 2/26 via ZOOM

Start the New Year with Joy as she guides you towards gentle stretches and poses all from your chair. These classes will continue on ZOOM.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1101800~S20

ONE-ON-ONE MEDICARE PHONE ASSISTANCE
(EIA156) R Monday. January 11th @ 10am-12pm

Registration with the Reference Desk.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1072689~S20

MARITIME SMUGGLING ON LONG ISLAND: FROM PIRATES TO RUMRUNNERS (EIA683) R
Monday, January 11th @ 7pm via ZOOM

Listen to a PowerPoint lecture by historian, author, and former Newsday reporter Bill Bleyer to learn why pirates like Captain Kidd were attracted to Long Island at the turn of the 18th century and how a visit by Kidd to Gardiners Island led to him dying on the gallows in London. And learn why Long Island was so attractive to bootleggers during Prohibition that it became known as Rum Row and was frequented by bootleggers like William “The Real McCoy” McCoy and gangsters like Dutch Schultz.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102202~S20

VIRTUAL YOGA (EIA643) R
Tuesdays @ 6pm starting January 12th. Followed by 1/19, 1/26, 2/2, 2/19 & 2/23 via ZOOM no class 2/16

Tackle that New Year’s Resolution and focus on YOU. Join Joy as we continue virtual classes; where you will experience the benefits of yoga – improvement in flexibility, strength, posture & more.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1100345~S20

WINTER SEED SOWING (EIA685) R
Tuesday, January 12th @ 7pm via ZOOM

Winter is the time to start seeding, but NOT indoors. Learn how to successfully start seeds OUTSIDE in the winter. No greenhouse needed. Winter sowing techniques outside are easier than the windowsill or with light lamps in the basement.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102806~S20

TAKE AND MAKE VIRTUAL PAINT NIGHT: SNOWMAN (EIA686) R
Wednesday, January 13th @ 5pm via ZOOM & recording

Paint at home with Melissa from Paint Party LI or feel free to just watch the video 'Bob Ross' style for relaxation! Kits will be available for pickup starting Wednesday, January 6th at the Reference Desk. If you would like to attend but do not want a materials kit, please state NO KIT in the Notes field when registering. This session will be recorded for those that could not attend the live ZOOM and emailed on the 14th. Please note space is limited. (includes 11x14 canvas, paint, and brushes).
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102808~S20

SAVVY SOCIAL SECURITY PLANNING (EIA687) R
Wednesday, January 13th @ 7pm via ZOOM

Learn not only benefit basics but also little known strategies for maximizing your benefits. This program will cover when it makes sense to delay benefits, how earnings affect your benefits, how they are taxed, how to integrate benefits with other retirement income sources, and how to coordinate benefits with your spouse. Attendees are entitled to receive a free Customized Social Security Analysis which illustrates different claiming strategies and related breakeven points based on their personal social security benefits.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102807~S20

VIRTUAL SEMINAR: ELDERLAW, TRUSTS, AND WILLS (EIA688) R
Thursday, January 14th @ 7pm via ZOOM

Join David Okrent, Esq., CPA as he uses his nearly 30 years of combined professional experience to navigate with confidence anyone through all the complexities of the laws and rules that others may overlook or do not fully understand.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=G1102809~S20

CHEF ROB NEW YORK STYLE PRETZELS (EIA689) R
Saturday, January 16th @ 2pm via ZOOM

New York Style Soft Pretzel twists with a cider dijon dip, Chef Rob will show you how to make delicious Brooklyn Soft Pretzels that you will make over and over again.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102810~S20

VIRTUAL GUITAR LESSONS: 4 WEEK SERIES (EIA690) R
Tuesdays @ 6pm starting January 19th. Followed by 1/26, 2/2 & 2/9 via ZOOM

1/19 Week one: guitar basics and vocabulary
1/26 Week two: learning melodies and chords
2/2 Week three: additional chords to learn
2/9 Week four: putting everything learned from the previous 3 weeks together. Learning a full song with chords. This program is open to all. Be sure not to miss this unique experience.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102811~S20

MONTHLY VIRTUAL BOOK DISCUSSION (EIA144) R
Thursday, January 21st @ 6:30pm via ZOOM

Join us on our new day and time! Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1004418~S20

HOLISTIC PET COOKING (EIA691) R
Thursday, January 21st @ 7pm via ZOOM

Learn how easy and affordable it is to make home made meals from Christine M. Filardi, certified in canine and feline nutrition and author of Home Cooking for Your Dog. Creating a biologically appropriate diet for your dog or cat is her area of expertise. The health benefits are numerous when dogs and cats eat a species appropriate diet. Most importantly, pet owners see the elimination of prescription dog food and many common health issues our pets face: allergies, anxiety, joint problems, obesity, digestive upset, and behavior issues.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102812~S20

SOUPERBOWL INSTAPOT WITH AIDAN (EIA377) R
Friday, January 22nd @ 5pm via ZOOM & recording

Join Chef Aidan as he teaches you a few recipes that will make your Superbowl party the talk of the town. This fun take on soups is also great for the coming winter months! If you cannot make the live session it will be recorded and emailed out January 23rd.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1096995~S20

SOCIAL MEDIA 101 (EIA323) R
Monday, January 25th @ 11am with Jason

New to Instagram or Facebook? Want to know what a tweet is? Join Jason for a socially distanced presentation on the basics of social media
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102814~S20

ORGANIZE ME! (EIA682) R
Monday, January 25th @ 7pm via ZOOM

How to declutter your mind and discover the magic of organized living. We will teach our Basic Organizing Principles for creating a home and life you love
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102815~S20

YOUR HEALTHY HOME: ESSENTIAL OIL CLEANING TAKE AND
MAKE (EIA692) R
Wednesday, January 27th @ 7pm –8:30pm

Can we make our home environment less friendly to the spread of germs while not using harsh chemicals? Learn the difference between cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing. Discover easy ways to use nontoxic substitutions and essential oils to create fresh, clean, and healthy surroundings for you and your family. Each participant will get a glass spray bottle, natural cleaner, and some essential oil to make a bottle of natural cleaner. Pick up your kit starting January 20th at the Reference Desk.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102817~S20

VIRTUAL STAYCATION: HEY LONG ISLAND, WHAT IS UP WITH THAT? -PART I (EIA693) R
Thursday, January 28th @ 10am via link

Savvy Sightseer tour visits roadside question marks dotted around Nassau and Suffolk County. We will try and answer why they are there and perhaps who put them there? This video will be emailed out to all registered patrons.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102818~S20

INTRODUCTION TO IPAD & IPHONE (EIA361) R
Thursday, January 28th at 6:30pm via ZOOM

Learn all about Apple’s hottest gadget. In this virtual class, you will get a hands-on tutorial of your iphone/ipad’s device, learn how to get online, understand important device settings, learn about the latest ios system and discover many tips and tricks. You may want to use a computer for this ZOOM so you can focus on your iPad or iPhone. Solely watching is also welcome but this class is designed to be hands on. Prerequisite – Know your Apple ID and Password.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102819~S20

FEBRUARY

ADULT SPECIAL NEEDS TAKE AND MAKE BEAR (EIA257)
Pick up a kit at the Reference Desk starting February 1st.

This craft can be done at any time and printed instructions are included. Caregivers can pick up the kits but each student must be registered as supplies are pre-prepared.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1066943~S20

VIRTUAL WEBINAR: UNCLAIMED FUNDS (EIA694) R
Monday, February 1st @ 7pm via ZOOM

The webinar covers an understanding of what unclaimed funds are as well as search tips and instructions. There will be time to ask questions to the instructor, a representative from the Office of the State Comptroller
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102823~S20

VIRTUAL CHESS LESSONS: FOR BEGINNERS (EIA263) R
Wednesday, February 3rd & 10th @ 11am via ZOOM

This is a two-class series. Learn the basics of the timeless game, Chess. This unique virtual class is for adults looking to become a chess player or who have played chess once or twice and need a refresher. Space is limited and there will be time to play against other class members. There will be an intermediate session to follow with a separate registration.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102824~S20

ART TALK: RAPHAEL (EIA665) R
Wednesday, February 3rd @ 7pm

Join art historian Jay Schuck in conversation as he explores the life and work of the High Italian Renaissance artist, Raphael. Learn about the artist's work and artistic process in relation to contemporaries of his time.
 https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1101202~S20


CHEF ROB CHINESE NEW YEAR (EIA695) R
Thursday, February 4th @ 7pm via FaceBook Live!

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with flavor inspiring dishes from chef Rob. General Tso's Chicken with Carrots and broccoli and Sweet n Sour Pork with Scallions and Snowpeas
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102834~S20

FOOT SCRUB TAKE AND MAKE (EIA629) R
Saturday, February 6th @ 2pm via link

Pickup your kit beginning February 1st. Then, on Saturday enjoy the tutorial video that includes a special surprise. A great gift for that special someone on Valentine’s Day.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102835~S20

ONE-ON-ONE MEDICARE PHONE ASSISTANCE
(EIA156) R Monday. February 8th @ 10am-12pm

Appointment will take place via phone.

VIRTUAL WEBINAR: COLLEGE ADMISSIONS IN THE AGE OF COVID (EIA696) R Monday, February 8th @ 7pm via ZOOM
Admission experts will look to help families understand how COVID-19 is changing the college admissions landscape and how it will affect high school Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102836~S20

VIRTUAL VACATION: NORTH NEW ZELAND (EIA631) R
Wednesday, February 10th @ 10am via link

Savvy Sightseer tour visits a land of beauty and character. You may notice a popular film franchise used this location as a storyline backdrop; Lord of the Rings. Be sure to include your email when registering to get the link.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1100352~S20

INTRO TO EXCEL (EIA310) R
Thursday, February 11th @ 6:30pm via ZOOM

In this virtual class, learn the basics of the world’s most popular spreadsheet program, including creating, editing, and formatting worksheets, formulas, and much more. Prerequisites: Computer Kindergarten and 1st Grade or equivalent.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1023114~S20

RECYCLED BOOK BOUQUET TAKE AND MAKE (EIA697) R
Saturday, February 13th @ 2pm via link

Perfect for that special someone in your life who loves both books and you. Pick up your kit starting February 8th. Then, follow along with the instructor as she guides you through the way to make the perfect bouquet. No green thumb necessary! But registration is. space is limited.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102837~S20

VIRTUAL CHESS LESSONS: FOR INTERMEDIATE TO REGULAR PLAYERS
(EIA264) R
Wednesday, February 17th & 24th @ 11am via ZOOM

For some this is a continuation of the beginner's course, for others, this is a reintroduction into the beloved game. Join others in the community and virtually test your game while learning from a professional. Space is limited.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102842~S20

MONTHLY BOOK DISCUSSION (EIA144) R
Thursday, February 18th @ 6:30 p.m.
City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert.

https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1004418~S20

STREAMED CONCERT: MOSTLY MOTOWN (EIA698) R
Friday, February 19th, @ 7pm– 8pm via Facebook Live!

We have collaborated with the Brentwood Public Library to share in this virtual concert. Celebrate Black History Month with Rhonda Denet as she sings some of the greatest hits from the 60s and 70s! MOSTLY MOTOWN is a review of classic Rhythm & Blues and Soul celebrating a time when this primarily African-American genre crossed over to mainstream audiences. Featured songs were made famous by female artists Mary Wells, Martha & The Vandellas, The Supremes, and Dionne Warwick as well as male artists Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and others. You won’t want to miss it!
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102839~S20

BUYING & SELLING ONLINE (EIA324) R
Tuesday, February 23rd @ 8 p.m via ZOOM

Learn how using free Internet resources (Letgo, Craiglist, Ebay, Facebook Marketplace) to buy and sell items online.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1089760~S20

VIRTUAL SEMINAR: HISTORY AND HORTICULTURE: ALL THE PRESIDENTS’ GARDENS (EIA699) R
Thursday, February 25th @ 6:30pm via ZOOM

Join former Newsday garden columnist, Jessica Damiano on an inspiring historical tour of the White House gardens, from the founding of our nation to the present day.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102843~S20

BIRD FEEDER WREATH TAKE AND MAKE (EIA700) R
Saturday, February 27th @ 2pm via link

Spoil your backyard birds this holiday season with a fun and easy DIY Birdseed Wreath. Taralynn Reynolds, outreach and education manager for Group of the East End, will show you how to make a festive wreath for your yard. Kits can be picked up starting Monday, February 22nd. https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1102844~S20

MARCH

ST PADDY’S DAY INSTAPOT WITH AIDAN (EIA701) R
Wednesday, March 3rd @ 7 pm via ZOOM

Join Chef Aidan as he teaches you a few recipes to enhance that traditional corned beef and cabbage meal.

Young Adult Programs

Virtual Webinar: College Admissions In The Age of Covid (EIA696)
R Monday, February 8, 7 p.m.

Via ZOOM Admission experts will look to help families understand how COVID-19 is changing the college admissions landscape and how it will affect high school Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen.

Teen Dating Violence 101 (EIY793) R Zoom presentation on Wednesday, February 10 at 6:30 p.m. Grades 7-12
This workshop describes the dynamics of teen dating violence; including the different forms of abuse and the additional challenges present in the era of social media. Teens will receive one (1) hour of community service credit for attending this program. Register online or call the Reference Desk at (631) 581-9200 x 5. If registering online, please remember to put your email address in the “notes” field; you will be emailed instructions on how to access the program on Zoom.

Virtual El Pikachu Drawing. Register online here. Video available here.

With simple supplies at home, follow along with Doris as she teaches you how to draw Pikachu in the style of Mexican artist Jorge Guiterrez.

Virtual Apple Brownies,on 9/25 find the video here & the recipe here.
Make your very own pan of apple brownies.

Click here for Video, Materials and Bird Seed Glue
Please note, you will need paint, flour and corn syrup, all other materials will be provided. Material pick-up starts Tuesday August 18 @ 9a.m. Please make sure to wear a mask!
Instructional video will air on eipl.org @ 9a.m. on Wednesday, August 19.
Please call the Reference Desk at (631)581-9200 ext.5 to register for this program.

Create a Soothing Body Scrub click here for video
Please note, you will need oil, food coloring, and your favorite scent.
Material pick up: Monday August 10, between 9:30a.m. and 9:00p.m.
Instructional video will air on eipl.org at 9:30a.m.
Please call the Reference Desk to register for this program. (631) 581-9200 ext.5

Virutal Easy Cartooning, click here for video


Homemade Pop Tarts Wednesday, August 5 at 9:00 a.m.

Whip up a batch of everyone's favorite breakfast pastry. This program is a Take & Make, for which registration was required to receive ingredients for the recipe. If you don't register for a kit of ingredients you can still view the program and follow along with materials you have at home!


Virtual Splatter Art - Tuesday, July 28 at 9:00 a.m. Click Here

You will choose from an image to trace, paint and then add a splatter effect; perfect for your bedroom! This program is a Take & Make, for which registration was required to receive materials for the craft. If you don't register for a kit of materials you can still view the program and follow along with materials you have at home!



Virtual Edible Cookie Dough - Click here for video.

Mix and measure ingredients to create your own unique flavor of cookie dough. This program is a Take & Make, for which registration was required to receive materials for the craft. If you don't register for a kit of materials you can still view the program and follow along with materials you have at home!


Virtual Beach Terrarium (EIA623)Tuesday, July 21 at 9a.m.
Using pebbles, soil and succulents create a beautiful beachy terrarium sure to brighten up any room in your house. This program is a Take & Make, for which registration was required to receive materials for the craft. If you don't register for a kit of materials you can still view the program and follow along with materials you have at home!


Lizards and toads and rabbits, oh my! Click here for video.

Learn about common and not so common pets.


Virtual Dot Art : Click here for the video.
In this instructional video, Melissa Digiose teaches you how to create a beach scene using a special dot technique with whatever supplies you have on hand.


Introduction to Child Care Click here for video
Learn the responsibilities and skills needed for child care. Topics include: safety/first aid, feeding, diaper changing, dealing with behavior issues, do's and don'ts as well as interviewing and communication basics.



Creatures of the Night-The link is available here
Creatures of the Night Wednesday, June 10 at 9am

Gather the whole family to watch as Quogue Wildlife Refuge shows and teaches you aboutcreatures that come out in the night!


One Bowl Pizza: The link is available here
Gather the Family to create delicious pizza using ingredients you may have on hand
with only one bowl. Here are the ingredients needed before the program.


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The Gift of Time & Kindness Exchange Jars:-Video available here.
Decorate a jar and fill it with tons of ideas of activities that can be done with the whole family. Supplies you will need for; The Memory Jar, The Acts of Kindness Jar, The Gift of Time Jar.

Wednesday April 29 -Video available here.
Simple & Natural Scrubs: Learn how to create your own natural scrubs using items that you might even have at home. A list of what you'll need here.

Wednesday April 15, 2020 - Click here for video!
Gather the whole family to create this adorable bird feeder that even uses edible glue for the roof! *To Prepare ahead of time open Bird Feeder Supplies and Bird Feeder Edible Glue


I Love My Pet Collage - *List of supplies - *Click here for the video!


Wednesday, April 22 at 9 a.m. -*Click here for video!
DIY Terrarium Gardens- *instructions for plant care and supplies.

 

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