Friday, July 22, 2011

Young Adult Photography Contest

It's not too late.....

Don't miss the submission deadline for our 3rd Annual YA Amateur Photography Contest.  Thursday, July 28 (by 9pm) is rapidly approaching!  This year, we ask you to take a photo of your favorite place.  The winner will have their work permanently displayed in the Teen Bistro.  To download and print an entry form, click here.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Young Adult Summer Programs

We have begun sign ups for all of our Young Adult Summer Programs.  Click on the program name to go directly to our calendar to sign up, or come down to the library or call (581-9200x5).  Just remember, you will need your library card to sign up for each program.

Acting Workshop  EIY718
Tuesdays, July 26 & August 2, 5-6:30pm
Entering grades 6-12
Calling all actors!  Attend these dramatic workshops and learn the art of improv, hone your acting skills, perfect your deliverance of monologues and even work on a bit of writing.  Then, on August 2 at 6pm, you will take everything you learned and perform a monologue for your family and friends.
*This program is presented courtesy of the Bohlsen Foundation*

T-Shirt Tie Dye  EIY710
Wednesday, July 27, 7-8:30pm
Entering grades 6-12
Learn how to recycle an old white shirt or dye a new one!  Please bring a washed white or light colored shirt, the more worn the better.  Shirts should be 100% cotton or 50% cotton and 50% polyester for best results.

Felt Clutch  EIY766
Thursday, July 28, 7-8pm
Entering grades 6-12
Fee: $5 cash
Use felt, decorative gems and glue to create a fashion forward clutch, perfect for stashing a phone and other essentials.  $5 in exact change is due at the time of registration at the Adult Reference Desk.

Hot, Hot, Hot, Cold, Cold, Cold  EIY773
Wednesday, August 3, 7-8:30pm
Entering grades 6-12
You need heat to make ice cream?! Come learn the science involved with making your very own ice cream.

Dreamcatchers  EIY764
Wednesday, August 10, 7-8:30pm
Entering grades 6-12
Weave your own dream web on a woodland vine and learn the legend of this wonderful object.
*This program is presented courtesy of the Bohlsen Foundation*

Minute to Win It  EIY769
Thursday, August 11, 7-8pm
Entering grades 6-12
Ever watch NBC's Minute to Win It and think, "I can do better than that"?  Then come down to the library with your friends and prove it!

Let's Make Pizza  EIY765
Monday, August 15, 7-8:15pm
Entering grades 6-12
Learn how to make pizza from scratch.

Candy Wrapper Journals  EIY767
Thursday, August 18, 7-8pm
Entering grades 6-12
Go back to school in style with this customized composition notebook.

Young Adult Programs are open to East Islip Library Cardholders.  You will need your library card to register for all programs whether online or at the Reference Desk.  Out of district patrons will be placed directly on a waitlist and invited to programs based on availability.