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

August 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.

Learn to Make Shrimp Remoulade Sliders with Chef Rob (EIA651)
Monday, August 31 at 10:00 a.m.
Join Simply Creative Chef Rob as he demonstrates how to make refreshing shrimp sliders. If registering online, please enter your email address in the “notes” field; you will be emailed a recipe and a link to access the video to view at your leisure. To register click here.

June Programs

Beefsteak Tomato and Fusilli Salad (EIA618) Today 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 today, click here for cooking video and here for recipe.

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. Click here for video and here for the recipe. Enjoy!


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 are available by clicking the links.

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! Click here for the video and here for the recipe.

May Programs

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Young Adult Programs

    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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