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

    June Programs

    Virtual Vacation: Austria: Salzburg & Vienna (EIA609)  Friday, June 5
    The Sound of Music may have introduced us to Austria, but there’s so much more to this country!  Join the Savvy Sightseer as we visit Salzburg and Vienna.  Please make sure to include your email address in the “notes” field upon registering; you will be emailed a link to this presentation at your leisure.  Please register here.

    Virtual Vacation: London, England (EIA610) Friday, Jun 12
    Join the Savvy Sightseer as she takes us on a virtual vacation to London, England, where there’s a blend of sophisticated, cosmopolitan, and historical sights to visit.  Please make sure to include your email address in the “notes” field upon registering; you will be emailed a link to view this presentation at your leisure.  Please register here.

    Birding With the Fish Guy (EIA612) Wednesday, June 9 at 7:00 p.m.
    Take a look at the sea’s feathered friends with Chris Paparo in this virtual presentation. Find out what Long Island birds can be observed close to the shore. Learn details about wading birds, waterfowl, and raptors, as well as where one can go to observe each of them.  This program will take place via Zoom.  Please make sure to include your email address in the “notes” field upon registering; you will be emailed a link to access the program.  Please register here 

    Baked Buttermilk Fried Chicken (EIA615) Tuesday, June 9 at 9:00 a.m.
    In search of a dish perfect for a socially distant picnic?  Look no further!  Chef Rob will teach us how to make baked buttermilk fried chicken.  A video and recipe will be made available on our website on Tuesday, June 9 at 9:00 a.m.

    S’mores Muffins (EIA616)Tuesday, June 16 at 9:00 a.m.
    Chef Rob will teach us how to put a spin on our favorite traditional summer favorite: s'mores! A video and recipe will be made available on our website on Tuesday, June 16 at 9:00 a.m.

    Virtual Book Discussion (EIA601) Friday, June 19 at 7:00 p.m.Join us for a virtual book discussion of Afterlife by Julia Alvarez, a novel about a literature professor who tries to rediscover who she is after the sudden death of her husband and other familial turmoil.  This program will take place via zoom.  Please make sure to include your email address in the “notes” field upon registering; you will be emailed a link to access the program.  Please register here.

    Hoisin Honeyed Baby Back Ribs (EIA617) Tuesday, June 23 at 9:00 a.m.
    Join Chef Rob as he teaches us how to make a dish perfect for summer... hoisin honeyed baby back ribs!  A video and recipe will be made available on our website on
    Tuesday, June 23 at 9:00 a.m.

    Beefsteak Tomato and Fusilli Salad (EIA618)Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.
    Chef Rob will teach you how to use all of your homegrown tomatoes in this delicious meal!  A video and recipe will be made available on our website on Tuesday, June 30 at 9:00 a.m.

    Coping in Quarantine for Adults and Teens (EIA606) Wednesday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m.
    Join our social work intern, Kelly, as she discusses various different techniques and tactics to help manage stress in these times of uncertainty.  This program will take place via Zoom.  Please make sure to include your email address in the “notes” field upon registering; you will be emailed a link to access the program.  Please register here.

    Virtual Vacation: Ireland (EIA607) Friday, May 22
    From Dublin to Bunratty, The Republic of Ireland’s sights are as varied as they are green.  Take a virtual vacation with The Savvy Sightseer and see all that it has to offer!  Please make sure to include your email address in the “notes” field upon registering; you will be emailed a link to view this presentation at your leisure.  Please register here.)

    Learn to Make Chocolate Snickerdoodle Banana Bread (EIA614)
    Saturday, May 23 at 9:00 a.m.

    Everyone’s making banana bread on Instagram, so why not join them? Join Chef Rob for this virtual presentation where he will teach us how to make a delicious chocolate snickerdoodle banana bread. This video presentation is available here, and for the recipe click here.

    Virtual Vacation: Iceland (EIA608) Friday, May 29
    A short visit to Iceland’s capital and nearby areas is akin to visiting multiple US national parks in just a few days. Join The Savvy Sightseer on this virtual tour of a country full of stunning sights and landscapes.  Please make sure to include your email address in the “notes” field upon registering; you will be emailed a link to view this presentation at your leisure.  Please register here.
    Virtual Vacation: Austria: Salzburg & Vienna (EIA609) Friday, June 5
    The Sound of Music may have introduced us to Austria, but there’s so much more to this country!  Join the Savvy Sightseer as we visit Salzburg and Vienna.  Please make sure to include your email address in the “notes” field upon registering; you will be emailed a link to view this presentation at your leisure.  Please register here.

    Virtual Vacation: London, England (EIA610) Friday, Jun 12
    Join the Savvy Sightseer as she takes us on a virtual vacation to London, England, where there’s a blend of sophisticated, cosmopolitan, and historical sights to visit.  Please make sure to include your email address in the “notes” field upon registering; you will be emailed a link to view this presentation at your leisure.  Please register here.
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  • Coping in Quarantine for Adults and Teens (EIA606)
    Wednesday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m.
    Join our social work intern, Kelly, as she discusses various different techniques and tactics to help manage stress in these times of uncertainty.  This program will take place via Zoom.  Please make sure to include your email address in the “notes” field upon registering; you will be emailed a link to access the program.  Please register here.  

  • Virtual Vacation: Ireland (EIA607)
    Friday, May 22
    From Dublin to Bunratty, The Republic of Ireland’s sights are as varied as they are green.  Take a virtual vacation with The Savvy Sightseer and see all that it has to offer!  Please make sure to include your email address in the “notes” field upon registering; you will be emailed a link to view this presentation at your leisure.  Please register here.)

  • Learn to Make Chocolate Snickerdoodle Banana Bread (EIA614)
    Saturday, May 23 at 9:00 a.m.
    Everyone’s making banana bread on Instagram, so why not join them? Join Chef Rob for this virtual presentation where he will teach us how to make a delicious chocolate snickerdoodle banana bread. This video presentation is available here, and for the recipe click here.

  • Virtual Vacation: Iceland (EIA608)
    Friday, May 29
    A short visit to Iceland’s capital and nearby areas is akin to visiting multiple US national parks in just a few days. Join The Savvy Sightseer on this virtual tour of a country full of stunning sights and landscapes.  Please make sure to include your email address in the “notes” field upon registering; you will be emailed a link to view this presentation at your leisure.  Please register here.

  • Virtual Vacation: Austria: Salzburg & Vienna (EIA609)
    Friday, June 5
    The Sound of Music may have introduced us to Austria, but there’s so much more to this country!  Join the Savvy Sightseer as we visit Salzburg and Vienna.  Please make sure to include your email address in the “notes” field upon registering; you will be emailed a link to view this presentation at your leisure.  Please register here.

  • Virtual Vacation: London, England (EIA610)
    Friday, Jun 12
    Join the Savvy Sightseer as she takes us on a virtual vacation to London, England, where there’s a blend of sophisticated, cosmopolitan, and historical sights to visit.  Please make sure to include your email address in the “notes” field upon registering; you will be emailed a link to view this presentation at your leisure.  Please register here.

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  • Introduction to Genealogy Online (EIA604)
    Tuesday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m.
    Do you wonder about your family’s lineage? In this virtual class, students will learn how to navigate online to find information about their family history. Participants will learn about popular genealogy sites, such as Ancestry.com and 23andme.com as well as other library resources like Heritage Quest and Fold3! This program will take place via GoToMeeting. Please make sure you indicate your email address in the note field when registering so we can send you a link to access the program. Please register here.

  • Virtual Book Discussion (EIA601)
    Friday, May 15 at 7:00 p.m.

    Join us for a virtual book discussion of Writers & Lovers by Lily King, a novel about a former child golf prodigy-turned-unemployed writer whose determination to live a creative life is complicated by her relationships with two men. This title is readily available on hoopla (eipl.org) with no waiting period. This meeting will be held via Zoom. Please make sure to include your email address in the note field upon registration; you will be emailed a link and authorization code in order to access the meeting.
    Registration is now open! Please register here.____________________________________________________________________

  • Learn to Make Stuffed Zucchini
    Monday, April 13, 2020
    - click here and enjoy!
    Join Chef Rob Scott for a virtual cooking class! He will demonstrate how to make a delicious stuffed zucchini dish that's full of tomatoes, walnuts, and fresh herbs.

  • Learn to Make Snickerdoodle Blondies
    Monday April 20, 2020
    - click here and enjoy!
    Have a sweet tooth? Us too! Virtually join Chef Rob Scott as he teaches us how to make decadent Snickerdoodle Blondies. 

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