Adult Programs

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November/December Programs

Exercise Classes (East Islip)

Register for paid programs at the Circulation Desk

Pilates Mondays (eia677) $
November 6, 13, 20, 27 & December 4, 11, 18

Primarily on your mat, focuses on core strength.
Starts at 1 p.m. Fee $21

Senior Fitness Tuesdays (eia125) $
November 7, 14, 21, 28 & December 5, 12, 19

Uses a chair for stability and other props
to build strength.
Starts at 2:30 p.m. Fee $21

Chairobics Friday (eia676) $
November 10, 17, 24 & December 1, 8, 15, 22

Balance, aerobics, and strength-training
while in a chair.
Starts at 12 p.m. Fee $21

Tai Chi Fridays (eia345) $
November 10, 17, 24 & December 1, 8, 15, 22

Gentle physical exercise and stretches.
Starts at 1 p.m. Fee $21

Yoga Monday Evenings (eia312) $
November 6, 13, 20, 27 & December 4, 11, 18

Vinyasa flow class
Starts at 5:30 p.m. Fee $21

Yoga Monday Evenings (eia316) $
November 6, 13, 20, 27 & December 4, 11, 18

Vinyasa flow class
Starts at 7 p.m. Fee $21

Yoga Wednesday Mornings (eia399) $
November 8, 15, 22, 29 & December 6, 13, 20

Gentle yoga flow and stretching
Starts at 10 a.m. Fee $21

Yoga Wednesday Evenings (eia397) $
November 8, 15, 22, 29 & December 6, 13, 20

Vinyasa flow class
Starts at 5:30 p.m. Fee $21

Yoga Saturdays (eia100) $
November 18, 25 & December 2, 9, 16, 23

Gentle yoga flow and stretching
Starts at 9:15 a.m. Fee $18

—Please Bring A Mat Or Towel—

Ongoing Programs and Services

Game Day EIA128
Every Tuesday and Thursday 10:30am-3pm
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
Bring your craft and enjoy the company and help from others.
For more information click here.

Patches and Pieces Quilting Club
2nd Monday of the month
12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
For more information click here.

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


Wednesday Film Series-Mysteries

11/1 – Crooked House
Rated: PG-13; 115 min.; 2017
Starring: Glenn Close & Christina Hendricks

11/8 – Murder by Death
Rated: PG; 95 min.; 1976
Starring: Peter Falk & James Coco

11/15 – Deathtrap
Rated: PG; 115 min.; 1982
Starring: Michael Caine & Christopher Reeve

11/22 – Gosford Park
Rated: R; 138 min.; 2001
Starring: Maggie Smith & Helen Mirren

11/29 – Double Indemnity
Rated: NR; 108 min.; 1944
Starring: Fred MacMurray & Barbara Stanwyck

December-The Holidays

12/6 – Christmas with the Campbells
Rated: NR; 88 min.; 2022

Starring: Brittany Snow
12/13 – Prancer: A Christmas Tale
Rated: PG; 106 min.; 2022
Starring: James Cromwell

12/20 – Angels Sing
Rated: PG; 90 min.; 2013
Starring: Connie Britton & Harry Connick Jr.

12/27 – A Gift from Bob
Rated: NR; 92 min.; 2020
Starring: Luke Treadway

Documentaries Films
Saturdays at 2p.m. (eia184)

11/18 – Song for Hope: The Ryan Anthony Story (2022); 80 min.; NR
When Ryan Anthony, a world-renowned trumpet player, is diagnosed with terminal cancer and given just months to live, he founds the charity CancerBlows, climbs Mount Fuji and plays at the summit, and continues to tour and record with the world's greatest musicians.

12/16 – Little Richard: I am Everything (2023); 98 min.; NR
A deep dive into the life and legacy of Richard Wayne Penniman, better known by his charismatic stage persona, Little Richard. With his signature flamboyance and positive attitude, Little Richard rose to fame in the mid-1950s when he innovated a new musical genre.

Friday Films Series: The Blockbusters

11/3 – Creed III
Rated: PG-13; 116 min.; 2023
Starring: Michael B. Jordan

Adonis Creed has been thriving in his career and
family life. Now he puts his future on the line to
battle a fighter and former friend who has abso- lutely nothing to lose…and everything to gain.

11/10 – Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning
Rated: PG-13; 163 min.; 2023
Starring: Tom Cruise

Ethan Hunt and his IMF team embark on their
most dangerous mission yet: To track down a
terrifying new weapon that threatens all of
humanity before it falls into the wrong hands.

11/17 – Free Birds
Rated: PG, 91 min.; 2013
Starring: Owen Wilson & Amy Poehler

Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks
must put aside their differences and team up to
travel back in time to change the course of history
and get Turkeys off the Thanksgiving menu.

12/1 – A Compassionate Spy
Rated: NR; 101 min.; 2022
Starring: Ted Hall

A real-life spy story about controversial Manhattan Project
physicist Ted Hall, who provided
nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union, told by his
wife Joan, who protected his secret for decades.

12/8 – Asteroid City
Rated: PG-13; 105 min.; 2023
Starring; Scarlett Johansson

In a mid-fifties desert town, the Junior Stargazer
Convention attracts stargazers of all ages, with
unexpected exchanges of ideas and experiences
that lead to eye-opening revelations

12/15 – Theater Camp
Rated: PG-13; 94 min.; 2023

Starring: Ben Platt & Molly Gordon
Best friends are drama instructors at a rundown
camp in upstate NY. When Troy arrives to run the
property into the ground, the friends band together
to stage a masterpiece, to keep the camp afloat.

12/22 – The Notebook
Rated: PG-13; 123 min.; 2004
Starring; Rachel McAdams & Ryan Gosling

An older man reads to a woman from a faded
notebook, bringing to life the story of a couple
separated by World War II, and reunited, 7 years
later, after they have taken different paths.

Monthly Book Discussion EIA144 R

Wednesday, November 15
Lost Girls of Willowbrook By Ellen Marie Wiseman

Wednesday, December 20
Thread Collectors By Shaunna J. Edwards & Alyson Richman

To register for this program click here.

Adult Programs

Wine & Food Pairing for the Holidays (eia322)
Wednesday, November 8 at 7 p.m.

Join Bob Lipinski, a Certified Sommelier, as he discusses the
lost tradition of serving sherry, port, marsala, and madeira wine
after dinner, and how to pair spirits with food. He’ll recommend
wine and food pairings, and tips for making your holiday festivities special.

Acupuncture (eia232)
Thursday, November 9 at 7 p.m.

Donna Nesteruk, Licensed Acupuncturist,
discusses the benefits of acupuncture. Research
has shown strong clinical evidence that
acupuncture is helpful for pain, anxiety/stress,
cancer, pregnancy, stroke, sleep disorders,
inflammation, and more.

Chef Rob's Holiday Celebration (eia358)
Monday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m.

Chef Rob demonstrates how to make turkey with a cranberry
hoison sauce over scallion pancakes, and cranberry cinnamon
apple cheese balls with sweet crackers

Medicare Workshop (eia138)
Tuesday, November 14 at 6 p.m.

Join Mike Miligi, Medicare Advisor, for a workshop dedicated to those turning 65 and getting ready for Medicare. Get the
answers you need to avoid solicitations, misleading ads and confusing plan choices. Understand your entitlements, cost share
and how to choose the most appropriate Medicare Health Plan
for your individual needs.

Thanksgiving Mosaic With Shells
Tuesday, November 14 at 6:30 p.m.

Join award winning artist Anna Chan in
making a Thanksgiving bouquet using
seashells and sand. Anna will offer a hands
on experience using her proprietary air dry sand.

Mindfulness Series (eia188)
Mondays, November 20, December 4,
and December 18 at 7 p.m.
Learn and experience calming techniques to reduce stress, anxiousness
and anxiety through Mindfulness,
Meditation and Sound frequencies.
Facilitated by Steve Interrante Mindfulness Coach
Sound Therapist.

A Night Out For Adults With Special Needs (eia257)
Monday, November 20, 7 p.m.
Monday, December 18, 7 p.m.

Join Mrs. 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.

Holiday Green Screen Photos (eia152)
Tuesday, November 28 - Saturday, December 2

Take a Holiday portrait with our green screen! Call the
Reference Desk at 631-581-9200 ext. 5 to schedule an appointment. Pictures will be emailed to you once the session is over.

Intermediate Canasta (eia216)
Tuesdays, December 5, 12, & 19, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Jacqui Palatnik's intermediate canasta series will teach you the
strategy and techniques to improve your game and learn how
to have a better partner experience.

Chef Rob's Holiday Jam Thumbprits
Take & Make kits (eia136)
Monday, December 4
Fee: $2

Chef Rob has created “take and make
kits” for his delicious holiday jam thumbprints. Each kit will contain all of the
non-perishable ingredients and the recipe.
The $2 fee can be paid at the
Circulation Desk.

Holiday Emulsified Scrub and
Holiday Spray (eia292)
Tuesday, December 5 at 7 p.m.

Emulsified scrubs are a soap, scrub and a
lotion all in one! Learn how to make a scrub
and a spray using Amadeus Aromatherapy’s
signature Holiday essential oil blend for both
the scrub and spray. Perfect to bring home
for yourself or as gift.

Cooks Among the Books-Holiday Cookie
Exchange (eia129)
Wednesday, December 6 at 7 p.m.

Cooks Among the Books are hosting their
annual Cookie Exchange! Each cook will
bake enough cookies for everyone to share,
allowing everyone to take home a tray of
various cookies. Please let us know if you are attending,
so we can let you know how many cookies you need to bake
for everyone to take home at least 3 of each type of cookie.


3D Snowflake Workshop (eia373)
Thursday, December 7 at 7 p.m.

You have admired the snowflakes hanging
throughout the library and now is your chance
to lean to make them yourselves. They are easy
to create and look beautiful hanging in a window,
on a wall, or from the ceiling. A nice addition to the winter
and holiday season.

Travel Snacks – European Festivals (eia106)
Friday, December 29 at 2 p.m.

Patricia Summers explores European festivals year-round,
many of them unknown to Americans. Go through a typical
year, traveling from country to country to enjoy the festivities.
Celebrate national holidays, the harvest, beloved animals,
religious rites and more as we learn about their traditions,
foods and history.

Gingerbread Cookie Workshop (eia182)
Tuesday, December 12 at 6:30 p.m.

Join the Baking Coach in making gingerbread cookies
from scratch. Roll and cut into shapes, then decorate with a
simple glaze and assorted sprinkles.

Senior Advocate (eia201)
Monday, December 11, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Senior advocates educate seniors on the benefits they may
be entitled for and assist them in applying for those benefits.
Emphasis is on programs that foster economic independence such
as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicare
Savings Program (MSP), and Home Energy Assistance Program
(HEAP). Call the Reference Desk to schedule an appointment.

Fresh Greens and Herbs Holiday
Wreath/Centerpiece (eia324)
Wednesday, December 20 at 2 p.m.
Fee: $10

Join floral expert Diana Conklin in
making a fresh greens and herbs holiday
wreath/centerpiece. The $10 fee can be
paid at the Circulation Desk

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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