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

July Programs

Virtual Yoga (EIA643)
Fridays, July 10, 17, 24, and 31 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 Northern Italy (EIA634)
Friday, July 31 at 9:00 a.m.
We’ll start in Milan, the capital of Italy’s Lombardy region; then journey to Verona, the home of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet. Next we’ll check out the Northern Lakes and cap our tour in the Cinque Terre – dubbed the Italian Riviera. 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. To register click here.

August Programs

Virtual Yoga (EIA643) Fridays, August 7, 14, 21, and 28 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 Mahi Mahi and Mango Lettuce Wraps with Chef Rob (EIA644)
Monday, August 10 at 10:00 a.m.
In this demonstration, Simply Creative Chef Rob will teach you how to make the perfect dish for a summer dinner: Mahi Mahi and Mango Lettuce Wraps 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.

Race to Reduce Waste (EIA645) Wednesday, August 12 at 7:00 p.m.
Have you ever thought about your trash and wonder where it goes? Do you get a daily to-go cup? Are you constantly tossing packing materials from online purchases? The goal of zero waste is to send nothing to the landfill. Learn ways to reduce waste and get as close to the goal of zero waste that fits your lifestyle. 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.

Take & Make: Mosaic Box & Cabochon Necklace (EIA646)
Kit available Thursday, August 5 / Video emailed on Wednesday, August 13
Create a beautiful Cabochon necklace and a mosaic gift box to keep for yourself or give to a loved one. Kit, including all materials, will be available on Wednesday, August 5. If registering online, please enter your email address in the “notes” field; the video will be emailed on Thursday, August 13 to view at your leisure. To register click here.

Learn to Make Pasta from Tuscany with Chef Rob (EIA647)
Monday, August 17 at 10:00 a.m.
Bring the flavors of Tuscany into your home as Simply Creative Chef Rob demonstrates how to make a delicious pasta dish. 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. 

Learn to Make Cinnamon Spiced Zucchini Crumb Cake with Chef Rob (EIA648)
Monday, August 24 at 10:00 a.m.
Join Simply Creative Chef Rob as he demonstrates how to put a modern, spicy spin on traditional crumb cake. 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.

Food for Fabulous Skin (EIA649)
Thursday, August 27 at 7:00 p.m.
Learn top tips for healthy, youthful, radiant skin that you will not hear from your Dermatologist. Learn which foods are critical for beautiful skin and which can harm it. 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. 

Letterboxing: Looking for Long Island’s Hidden Secrets (EIA650)
Friday, August 28
Letterboxing is an excellent activity for social-distancing times; fun for all ages and a great activity for families or solo explorers alike! This presentation is part tutorial on Letterboxing and part guide to Long Island sights. Throughout Nassau and Suffolk, Letterboxers have hidden beautifully carved stamps and set up sort of scavenger hunts to lead the way to their discovery. Some places we check out are: Wantagh, Plainview, Farmingville, Shirley, Huntington, Stony Brook and Smithtown. If you are registering online, please make sure to include your email address in the “notes” field; you will be emailed a link to this presentation at your leisure.  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


      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.
    • Virtual Dot Art - Beach Scene EIA620
      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.

    • Click here for video and here for PowerPoint presentation or pdf file.
    • Introduction to Child Care Saturday, June 20 at 9am
      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 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!
      The link is available here

    • One Bowl Pizza: 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.
    • The link is available here

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    • The Gift of Time & Kindness Exchange Jars: 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, May 6-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 29 -Video available 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
      Friday, April 17 at 9am. - *Click here for the video!

    • DIY Terrarium Gardens- *instructions for plant care and supplies.
      Wednesday, April 22 at 9 a.m. -*Click here for video!

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