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Adult Programs

May

Registration opens May 3rd, 2021 @ 9am please have a Suffolk or Nassau Library Card 631-581-9200

 

Chef Rob Spring Festival Series: Celebrate Cinco De Mayo
Monday, May 03 2021 7:00pm-8:00pm via Facebook Live!

Join Chef Rob as he teaches you to make this delicious three-course meal: Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowl, Sheet Pan Fajitas with Lime and Holy Guacamole, and Strawberry Aqua Fresca with fresh Basil.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103565~S85

May The Fourth Be With You: Star wars Trivia (EIA602) Thursday, May 4th
all day via email
Play a fun game of Star Wars-themed trivia via email. To register, send an email to theresaowens8@gmail.com with the subject “East Islip/ Star Wars”. All questions will be emailed to you on Tuesday, May 4, and you’ll have until 11:59 pm to play! Everyone who plays will be eligible to win a $25 Amazon gift card, regardless of the score. The winner will be announced on May 5th!

EV Transit Solutions BINGO
Thursday, May 6, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
This is the second session in the Electric Vehicle series. Join this educational BINGO game for your chance to win a $50 gift card to a restaurant in town. BINGO words will be mentioned throughout the seminar and there will be two winners with no cost to play! A valid email address is required to participate.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103566~S85

Virtual chair yoga
Fridays at 11 a.m. starting May 7. Followed by 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, & 6/25 via ZOOM
Join Joy as she guides you towards gentle stretches and poses. These sessions are intended for those who seek the benefits of yoga but can’t get down on the floor. https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1101800~S85

Medicare Counselor Available for Phone APPOINTMENTS (EIA156) R
Community members can schedule a phone consultation with the library’s 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.  631-581-9200 x 5
Monday, May 10th @ 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Monday, June 14th @ 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Virtual Seminar: The Science Behind Covid-19 and Vaccines
Monday, May 10, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Join Pharmacologist Andrew Clair, PhD to discuss the science behind COVID-19 and the vaccines. Andrew is the author and/or co-author of over 140 scientific papers published in peer-reviewed medical journals and was an adjunct professor at St. John's University and Temple University. There will be time for Q&A. https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104462~S85

Virtual Yoga
Tuesdays, 6 p.m. starting May 11. Followed by 5/18, 5/25, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22 6/29 via ZOOM
Join Joy in experiencing the benefits of yoga. Improve your flexibility, strength, posture and more. https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1100345~S85

Photo Editing 101
Tuesday, May 11, 8 p.m. Via ZOOM
Join John Catrona to discover how using free apps and tools from Canva, Google and Windows snipping tool, can improve your photos and edits. Also, learn how easy it is to email them to the library for affordable black and white prints!
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104419~S85

Virtual Seminar: The True Story of The Culper Spy Ring
Wednesday, May 12, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Join former Newsday writer, historian and author, Bill Bleyer for this rich Long Island story that's so fascinating it inspired his newest book. History buffs have long been fascinated by the operation of the LI-based Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution, especially since the airing of the AMC series “Turn.” This lecture will separate facts from fiction and will detail the ingenious operation of the intelligence network that helped the Patriots win the war.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104435~S85

Virtual Seminar: Pollinator Garden 101
Thursday, May 13, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Join the Group for the East End in this informational session that will be sure to get you buzzing with ideas. Can’t make it? This session will be recorded and sent to the registered list.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104457~S85

Virtual Seminar: Registered Dietitian
Monday, May 17, 6 p.m. –7 p.m.  - via ZOOM
Join Jenna Brown, Shop Rite Registered Dietitian as she discusses product suggestions and substitutes for any lifestyle.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104458~S85

Stress Roller Take and Make (EIA632) R $
Monday, May 17th  @ 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Join Janice Imbrogno, natural and healthy living expert, in making a roller bottle with Stress Away; grapefruit and orange essential oils. You will also explore various stress relieving techniques. These kits are $2 and can be paid at the Circulation Desk. Kits will be available for pickup Tuesday, May 11th at the Reference Desk. Space is limited to the first 30 patrons. https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104461~S85

Virtual Writers Workshop (eia630)
Wednesdays May 19, 26 & June 2 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  via ZOOM
This Memoir Workshop will offer a safe and creative space for those wishing to preserve and share their memories. Through writing prompts and gentle feedback, participants will be encouraged to transform their life experiences into creative works of nonfiction. Whether your goal is to create a gift for your family or a published memoir, this group can help you to take that first step. This is a three-week series and space is limited.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104425~S85

Monthly Virtual Book Discussion (eia144)
Thursday, May 20, 6:30 p.m. via ZOOM
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1004418~S85

Smart Home Series: Make Your Home A Smart Home with Smart Plugs (EIA622) R $
Monday, May 24th @ 7-8:30 p.m. via ZOOM
This program is part of the Smart Home Series, however
attending all sessions is not required. Patrons will learn to program a smart plug to turn on and off household items with their voice (through Google Home or Amazon Alexa) or a smart phone. The first 15 patrons will have the opportunity to buy a smart plug for $2 at the Circulation Desk. Plugs will be available for pickup at the Reference Desk starting Wednesday, May 19th.
 https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104481~S85

Virtual Seminar: Understanding Alzheimer's And Dementia (eia619)
Monday, May 24, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's: the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, stages and risk factors, current research and treatments available for some symptoms, and Alzheimer's Association resources.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1103607~S85

EIPLUG Virtual Meetup (eia151)
Tuesday, May 25th, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.  via ZOOM
Join computer expert John Catrona as he hosts an informal group to discuss new and interesting topics happening on today's internet.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1004449~S85

Hiking Long Island (eia633)
Wednesday, May 26, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. via ZOOM
The presentation discusses the many hiking opportunities available on Long Island. This lecture encompasses the geology, history, flora, fauna and topographical features that make Long Island such an interesting place to hike at any season. All hiking opportunities in Nassau and Suffolk County are encompassed in this discussion. Other topics discussed include Winter Hiking, photographing natural landscapes and ways to get children and young people outdoors closer to nature.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104437~S85

Chef Rob’s Strawberry Bread Take and Make (EIA634) R $ Thursday,
May 27th
10 a.m. via YouTube link
Join Chef Rob making these sweet strawberry breads with a vanilla drizzle. Kits are $2 and can be paid at the Circulation Desk. The kits will be available for pickup at the Reference Desk Monday, May 24th. Space is limited to the first 25 patrons.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104430~S85

 

June

Adult Special Needs Take And Make Craft: Summer (EIA257) R
Pick up a kit at the Reference Desk starting June 1st 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 Seminar: The Long Island Serial Killer (eia636)
Thursday, June 3, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Join Robert Ottone, horror writer and former reporter, as he discusses his theory regarding the Long Island Serial Killer, through the lens of information gathered during his time producing the podcast Voices From Gilgo.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104473~S85

Caturday Take and Make (EIA637) R $ Saturday, June 5th @ 2pm via Link
Learn how to create two super cute toys for cats! You’ve Got Mail and Gone Fishin’.  Kits include batting, dowel, fabric, twine, felt, heart, cat nip and a small sewing kit with a tutorial. You will need just scissors and a marker. A glue gun can be used but is not necessary. Return your kits to the library by June 25th if you would like us to donate your creations. Kits are $2 and can be paid at the Circulation Desk. The kits will be available for pickup Tuesday, June 1st at the Reference Desk. Space is limited to the first 25 patrons.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104417~S85

Virtual Sightseeing: Long Island Parks (eia638) 
Monday, June 7, 10 a.m. via link
LI Parks with Stories to Tell brings you to five parks from Queens to Suffolk and explores not just their trails, but their backstories: how they came to be preserved, how they got their names, and what is their interesting history.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104420~S85

Virtual Seminar: Long Island WWII (eia639)
Wednesday, June 9, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
From the ashes of failed Nazi Spy rings, to the greatest industrial boom, Long Island was transformed from a collective group of rural communities to modern day suburbia. Join author Christopher Verga’s lecture on “Long Island and WWII: The Home Front”. We will revisit this history in an interactive lecture utilizing historic photos and documents from Long Islands’ bygone era.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104427~S85

Introduction to Internet Security (eia322)
Thursday, June 10, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Learn simple and useful tips to increase security and privacy on your computer, tablet or mobile device. Discussion to include passwords, web browsers, mobile apps, and more.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104443~S85

Virtual Classic and Custom Car Show (eia640)
Tuesday, June 15, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Weather permitting, join hotrod enthusiast John Catrona via Zoom from a local car show. John will provide you with live pictures, information on local clubs and various collector websites. See why the preservation of classic cars is such a growing hobby!
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104418~S85

Reduce Stress Through Meditation (eia641)
Wednesday, June 16, 7 p.m. via ZOOM
Join Umesh Bhatia, long-time meditator, as he explores the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress-related responses. Learn a simple method of meditation that you can use anytime, anywhere-- a great addition to your wellness. There will even be a chance to practice this time-tested technique.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104456~S85

Monthly Virtual Book Discussion (eia144)
Thursday, June 17, 6:30 p.m. via ZOOM
Glimmer As You Can by Danielle Martin
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1004418~S85

Smart Home Series: Make Your Home A Smart Home with Smart Cameras (EIA623) R $
Thursday, June 17th @ 7-8:30 p.m. via ZOOM
This program is the last part of the Smart Home Series, however attending all sessions is not required. Patrons will learn to program a smart camera for motion detection, walkie talkie communication, and night vision. The first 15 patrons will have the opportunity to buy a smart camera for $3 at the Circulation Desk. Cameras will be available for pickup at the Reference Desk starting Monday, June 14th.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104459~S85

Virtual Visit To The Wolf Conservation Center (eia642)
Tuesday, June 22, 6 p.m. via ZOOM
Enjoy a WILD encounter with the Wolf Conservation Center's ambassador wolves--all from the comfort and safety of your own home! Viewers will learn about the history and biology of wolves in North America, and will also potentially see some of the endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves that call the WCC home. All ages are welcome to attend.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104464~S85

Virtual Appraisals (eia644)
Wednesday, June 30, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. via ZOOM
Join Mike Ivankovich for this unique experience. Begin with a 20-minute discussion on "10 Factors That Will Always Impact the Value of Your Treasures". Followed by the appraisals portion. The order of appraisals will be at the moderator’s discretion and the number of attendees. Our friends at the Islip Library will be joining in. We hope to get at least one appraisal for each attendee; however, it is not guaranteed. So, do you have the next hidden gem?
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104429~S85

Chef Rob’s Red, White & Blueberry Whoopie Pie Take and Make (EIA646)
R $
Friday, July 2nd @ 10 a.m. via YouTube link
Join Chef Rob making these festive pie. Kit yields six individual pies stuffed with a lemon filling. Kits are $2 and can be paid at the Circulation Desk. The kits will be available for pickup at the Reference Desk Monday, June 28th. Space is limited to the first 25 patrons.
https://search.livebrary.com/record=g1104431~S85


Young Adult Programs - May/June 2021

Take and Make: Spring Paper Flower (EIY800) Pick up begins Monday, May 10
Pre-recorded video tutorial sent via email on Friday, May 14 at 11:00 a.m. Craft a beautiful single paper rose that will last you throughout the changing seasons! Register online or call the Reference Desk at (631) 581-9200 ext. 5. If registering online, please remember to put your email address in the “notes to instructor” field; you will be emailed the pre-recorded video to view at your convenience. To register for this program online, please click here.

Getting Ready to Babysit (EIY801) Saturday, May 22 at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom Grades 6-9 Learn the necessary skills to become a responsible babysitter. Topics covered include: child safety, developmental stages of children, and how to plan age appropriate activities. You will receive a certificate and youth guide upon completion. Register online or call the Reference Desk at (631) 581-9200 ext. 5. If registering online, please remember to put your email address in the “notes to instructor” field; you will be emailed the zoom credentials to access the live program. To register for this program online, please click here. Cancelled

Take and Make: Gemstone Stacker Bracelet (EIY802) Pick up begins Monday, May 24
Pre-recorded video tutorial sent via email on Friday, May 28 at 11:00 a.m. Join Rebecca Dolber of R.E.D. in Center Moriches to create a stunning gemstone bracelet with assorted beads, spacers, and charms. Register online or call the Reference Desk at (631) 581-9200 ext. 5. If registering online, please remember to put your email address in the “notes to instructor” field; you will be emailed the pre-recorded video to view at your convenience. To register for this program online, please click here

DIY Mask Chains on Zoom (EIY803)
Pick up begins Wednesday, May 26Zoom presentation on Wednesday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m.
Using beads, create a stylish and functional accessory for your face masks.  Please note: plyers or a crimp tool are needed to complete this project.  Register online or call the Reference Desk at (631) 581-9200 ext. 5.  If registering online, please remember to put your email address in the “notes to instructor” field; you will be emailed the zoom credentials to access the live program.  To register for this program online, please click here
Take and Make: S’mores Sushi (EIY804)
Pick up begins Tuesday, June 8
Pre-recorded video sent via email on Friday, June 11 at 11:00 a.m.
Make a delicious “sushi roll” using rice crispy treats and cover them with marshmallow, chocolate, and graham cracker crumbs.  Don’t forget to serve them with a side order of chocolate syrup and chopsticks!  Register online or call the Reference Desk at (631) 581-9200 ext. 5.  If registering online, please remember to put your email in the “notes to instructor” field; you will be emailed the pre-recorded video on Friday, June 11 to view at your convenience.  To register for this program online, please click here. 

Take and Make: Rainbow Wall Hanging (EIY805)
Pick up begins Monday, June 14
Proudly create a beautiful macramé inspired rainbow wall hanging.  Kit includes written instructions, assortment of yarn, cotton rope, and wire.  Please note: a hot glue gun and masking tape are required to complete this project.  Register online or call the Reference Desk at (631) 581-9200 ext. 5.  To register for this program online, please click here.

 

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