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

December Programs

Virtual Yoga (EIA643)
Tuesdays, November 3, 10, 17, 24 December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 at 6 p.m.

Join Joy for this virtual class, where you will experience the benefits of yoga – improvement in flexibility, strength, posture, and more.  To register, click here.

Thriving! Not Just Surviving the Holidays (eia364) R
Tuesday, December 1 at 7 p.m.

Learn top tips for avoiding overeating and over-stressing this holiday season. You’ll walk away with a game plan for eating healthier, avoiding triggers that bring stress, engaging in self-care and reintroducing a little magic back into the holidays. This program will take place via Zoom. If registering online, please enter your email address in the “notes” field; you will be emailed a link to access this presentation and notes. To register, click here. 

Savvy sightseer: European Holiday Markets (eia668) R
Wednesday, December 2 at 10 a.m.

Call it Marché de Noël, Weihnachtsmarkt, Kerstmarkt or plain old Christmas Market, holiday vendors take up residence in towns all over the world during the holiday season. Enjoy this virtual tour to visit some of the best in Europe; all centered on the same theme, but each dramatically different. If registering online, please enter your email address in the “notes” field; you will be emailed a link to access this presentation. To register, click here. 

Start the New Year with a New Attitude (eia680) R
Wednesday, December 9 at 7 p.m.

The New Year is a period of renewal and resolution, there is no better time to commit to living optimistically, despite the unprecedented challenges, than right now as the new year unfolds. This webinar is divided into two segments: lecture and question- and-answer period. The topics covered include affirmative thinking, gratitude, forgiveness, prioritizing happiness, sharing, present-moment living, and positive learning. To register, click here.

Learn to Make Holiday Bakery Cookies with Chef Rob (eia679) R
Saturday, December 12 at 12 p.m.

Join Chef Rob and patrons all around the Island, on Facebook Live, as he demonstrates how to make 3 of his most popular cookies for the Holidays; Cocoa Oatmeal cookies, Bakery Style Sugar Cookies that are perfect for decorating, and Chocolate Walnut Raisin Cookies. All recipes will be sent in advance so make sure when registering to include your email address in the “notes” field; If you intend to bake live with Chef Rob, please have your materials ready. Otherwise, the session can be viewed at a later time.
To register, click here. 

Boxwood Tree Take and Make (eia677) R
Monday, December 14 at 6:30 p.m.

Spruce up your home with this take and make boxwood tree. Come during our business hours to grab your kit of supplies December 8 – December 14. Registration is required and materials are limited. Program will take place via Zoom. If registering online, please enter your email address in the “notes” field. Additional supplies not provided are: table cloth, clippers, hot glue and glue gun. To register, click here.

Learn to Make Spiced Eggnog Rum Cookies with Chef Rob (eia672) R Thursday, December 17 at 7 p.m.
Join Chef Rob to make two dozen spiced eggnog and rum cookies. Yes, you read that right! Make them for family or eat them all yourself. They will surely warm you up on those cool winter nights. This recipe will be sent in advance so make sure when registering to include your email address in the “notes” field; you will also be emailed a link to access the live session. To register, click here.

The Story Of Ebenezer Scrooge (eia675) R
Monday, December 21 through Sunday, December 27 at 5 p.m.

Join the Traveling Lantern Theater Company as they depict the classic tale of a miser’s redemption; also known as a Christmas Carol. This program is presented virtually. Patrons must register in advance and will be emailed a password to view the performance. The performance can be viewed from December 21st through December 27th ONLY. To register, click here.

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Adult Services

Career Counselor Available for Online Appointments
Community members can schedule an online consultation with the library’s professional Career Counselor. Get help with career changes, resumes, cover letters and our job search. 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.

Medicare Counselor Available for Phone Appointments (EIA156)
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, November 9 at 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Monday, December 14 at 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Mark Your Calendars
Shred Your Documents at the Library (eia166)

Saturday, November 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Protect your privacy and get rid of clutter! A shredding truck from A Shred Away Inc. will be in the library’s parking lot for on-site shredding of personal documents. This service is open to the public. Please note that the following items are NOT
accepted: plastic, carbon paper, hanging files, red well folders, cardboard, newspapers, or magazines. Clips and staples are fine to put through the shredder.

Book Discussion (EIA144) R
These discussions will take place via Zoom.  If registering online, please enter your email address in the "notes" field; you will be emailed a link to access this discussion.  To register, click here. 

Wednesday, November 18th at 7 p.m.
The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean Marina, an elderly Russian woman, recalls vivid images of her youth during the height of the siege of Leningrad when she and other staff members removed the museum’s priceless artworks for safekeeping.

Wednesday, December 16th at 7 p.m.
Dream When You’re Feeling Blue by Elizabeth Berg New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Berg takes us to Chicago at the time of World War II in this wonderful story about three sisters.

 

Young Adult Programs

Take and Make: Virtual Thanksgiving Dinner Cupcakes (EIY786) R Pick up begins Wednesday, November 18 Video sent via email on Friday, November 20 at 11 a.m.
Create a traditional Thanksgiving dinner on cupcakes using candy, buttercream, a pastry bag, and assorted candy. 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 the instructional video on Friday, November 20 to view at your convenience.

Virtual Dungeons & Dragons (EIY787) R
Saturday, December 5, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Grades 6-12
Adventurers are welcome to play Dungeons & Dragons 5th ed. with the Quest Masters Guild! Danger and dice happen on Discord and no experience is necessary. Your Dungeon Master can assist with making characters and getting you connected. Space is limited, so sign up fast! 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 Discord.

Take and Make: Virtual Sugar Cookies (EIY788) R
Pick up begins Wednesday, December 16
Video sent via email on Friday, December 18 at 11 a.m.

Make and decorate your own homemade sugar cookies! 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 the instructional video on Friday, December 18 to view at your convenience.

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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