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

September/October Programs

Virtual Yoga (EIA643)
Fridays September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 at 11:00 a.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.

Virtual Vacation to Amsterdam (eia653) R
Friday, September 11 at 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy visiting the small yet bountiful capital of the Neth- erlands! From a church hidden in an attic to picturesque canals and the dramatic Anne Frank annex.
If registering online, please enter your email address in the “notes” field; you will be emailed a link to access the video to view at your leisure. To register, click here

Virtual Edward Hopper Inspired
Lighthouse Drawing (eia602) R

Saturday, September 12, Grades 7 - Adult Draw a beautiful lighthouse inspired by one of America’s finest artists. Doris will lead virtually through the drawing
allowing the viewer to pause or rewind the tutorial. You'll need a piece of 8.5” x 11” copy paper and pencil (or black marker and colored pencils). Register for this program online or call the Reference Desk at 631-581-9200 x5; please include your email in the note field when registering for online. A link to the instructional video will be emailed to you on 9/14 but you may view it at your convenience. To register, click here. 

Learn to Make Salted Caramel Apple Galettes
with Chef Rob (EIA654) R
Monday, September 14 at 10 a.m.
Join Simply Creative Chef Rob as he demonstrates how to make a delicious salted caramel apple galette – the perfect autumnal dessert! If registering online, please enter your email address in the “notes” field; you will be emailed a link to access the video to view at your leisure. To register, click here

Art Talks: Leonardo da Vinci (eia665) R
Wednesday, September 23 at 7 p.m.

Join us for a fun and informative talk that explores Leon- ardo da Vinci’s artistic theories and practices in relation to his diverse fields of knowledge. Artwork to be discussed include: the Mona Lisa, Last Supper, Salvator Mundi and more. 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.
To register, click here

Introduction to ZOOM (eia655) R
Thursday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m.

Learn all about Zoom, the latest video communication and online meeting program. Students will learn how to create an account, decide which plan works best for your needs, learn how to schedule a video meeting, invite others, and much
more. 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. To register, click here. 

Virtual Vacation to Germany (eia656) R
Friday, September 25 at 10:30 a.m.

With more than 25,000 castles and palaces, quaint timbered towns and busy eclectic cities, Germany embodies diversi- ty. You’ll be spellbound by scenic splendors ncluding the infamous Brandenburg Gate, historic Potsdam and Aachen, the picturesque Rhine River, and more! If registering online, please enter your email address in the “notes” field; you will be emailed a link to access the video to view at your leisure. To register, click here

Sundried Tomatoes with Chef Rob (eia657) R
Monday, September 28 at 10 a.m.

Learn how to make a hearty stew to warm up your autumn evenings with Simply Creative Chef Rob. If registering online, please enter your email address in the “notes” field; you will be emailed a link to access the video to view at your leisure.
To register, click here. 

Meditation for Inner Peace (eia658) R
Thursday, October 8 at 7 p.m.

Many people all over the world are turning to meditation to help them lead a more peaceful and healthy lifestyle. Join Dr. Andrew Vidich and learn how meditation can bring a healing power to help you in all spheres of your life. 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. To register, click here

Virtual Vacation to Stockholm (eia659) R
Friday, October 9 at 10:30 a.m.

Visit Sweden’s lively capital city to see where the glamorous Nobel Prize banquet is held in the aptly named Gold Hall, stroll its quaint towns, and more! Drop in for the Midsummer celebration at the world’s oldest outdoor folk museum and
stroll the “Versailles of Stockholm” at Royal Drottningholm palace and garden. If registering online, please enter your email address in the “notes” field; you will be emailed a link to access the video to view at your leisure.
To register, click here.

Learn to Make Harvest Apple Brownies with
Chef Rob (eia660) R
Monday, October 12 at 10 a.m.

Join Simply Creative Chef Rob as he demonstrates how to make delicious and indulgent harvest apple brownies. If reg- istering online, please enter your email address in the “notes” field; you will be emailed a link to access the video to view at your leisure. To register, click here

Long Island’s Ghosts and Hauntings (eia661) R
Wednesday, October 14 at 7 p.m.

Join Eco-Photo Explorers as they continue their exploration of some of the most chilling stories from all across the Island. Viewers will learn about haunted cemeteries, ghosts that appear and disappear from some of the creepiest dwellings on Long Island, and strange tales of unexplained paranormal ac- tivity. 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. To register, click here

Streaming Service or Cable:
Which is Right for You? (eia662) R
Thursday, October 15 at 6:30 p.m.

With the help of the internet, there are now so many other ways to access TV shows or movies than through a basic cable provider. In this class you will learn all about streaming services, what device you may need, subscription fees, and much more. 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.
To register, click here

Oysters: A New York Legacy (eia666) R
Tuesday, October 20 at 7 p.m.

Oysters are key to healthy bays as they reduce contaminants in the marine environment. Once the Oyster capital of the world, learn how and why New York City and Long Island are restocking local waterways with oysters, clams and scallops. 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.
To register, click here.

Virtual Vacation to Northwest England and
The Lake District (eia663) R
Friday, October 23 at 10:30 a.m.

Take a trip to Chester and take a walk on the largest remaining Roman wall where you will find the only house in town to escape the plague! See why poet William Wordsworth was so inspired by the lovely Lake District, and why children’s author Beatrix Potter set her adventures for Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny in the fields and gardens she so loved near Windermere. Along the way, you’ll stop in at Liverpool and some popular Beatles sights! If registering online, please enter your email address in the “notes” field; you will be emailed a link to access the video to view at your leisure. To register, click here

Learn to Make Salmon and Fuji Apple Burgers
with Chef Rob (eia664) R
Monday, October 26 at 10 a.m.

Join Simply Creative Chef Rob as he teaches viewers how to make a delicious salmon burger with a classic fall staple: apples! If registering online, please enter your email address in the “notes” field; you will be emailed a link to access the video to view at your leisure. To register, click here

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Adult Services

Health Services @ EIPL
A pharmacist will be here on September 22, 10 A.M.– 12 P.M. for a Flu Shot Clinic. All they ask is that you bring your insurance card. If your insurance does not cover the cost CVS will pay for the Flu shot.

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.

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, September 16 at 7:00 p.m.
Educated by Tara Westover

A memoir that traces the author's experiences as a child born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, describing her participation in her family's paranoid stockpiling activities and her resolve to educate herself well enough to earn acceptance into a prestigious university and beyond. 

Wednesday, October 21 at 7:00 p.m.
The Dinner by Herman Koch
Meeting at a restaurant for dinner, two couples move from small talk to the wrenching shared challenge of their teenage sons' act of violence that triggered a police investigation.  

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.  

 

Young Adult Programs

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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