Tuesday, May 24, 2016


Registration has begun (for East Islip Library cardholders) for both July summer programs and volunteer opportunities.

July Summer Programs:

3D Printing for Teens   EIY740
Thursday, July 14, 6:30-8:30pm
Entering grades 6-12
Make a design and 3D print it!  In the first part of this program teens will learn about Computer Aided Design (CAD) applications and the future of 3D printing.  They will then apply this new knowledge to create their own 3D printable file using TinkerCad.  The library will print the projects and teens will be able to pick them up the following week.

Library Lock-In   EIY773
Friday, July 15, 5:45-7:45pm
Entering grades 6-12
The library will be closed to the public, but open to you!  Join us after hours where we will enjoy games and food!  This program is not suitable for those with food allergies. Please note: you must hand in a signed permission slip when you sign up for this program at the Reference Desk.

Acting Workshop   EIY718
Monday, July 18; Wednesday, July 20; Monday, July 25; Wednesday, July 27 & Thursday, July 28, 5-6:30pm
Entering grades 6-12
Calling all actors!  Attend these dramatic workshops and learn the art of improvisation, hone your acting skills, perfect your deliverance of monologues and even work on a bit of writing.  Student actors will critique their videotaped performances on the last session, promoting their directing talents as well!  This program is sponsored by the Bohlsen Foundation

Light Sculptures   EIY730
Tuesday, July 19, 7-8pm
Entering grades 6-12
Join the Science Wizard to learn about waves as you play with strobe lights and even "string it" to create light sculptures.  Learn how to make waves stand still and more!

No Sew Emoji Pillows   EIY739
Tuesday, July 26, 7-8pm
Entering grades 6-12
Express yourself by creating two emoji style pillows.  Easy and fun to do, you don't want to miss out!

July volunteer opportunities:  The library needs responsible volunteers for the summer.  Registration for July volunteer opportunities is June 1-June 24.  Spots are on a first-come, first-served basis.  Register at the Reference Desk in person or by telephone; there is no online registration:

Babysitting Volunteers, entering grades 7-12, you may register for 4 babysitting shifts each month:
     Tuesday, June 28, 10:15-11:30am
     Thursday, July 7, 10:15-11am
     Tuesday, July 12, 9:45-11am  or 10:45am-12pm
     Monday, July 18, 10:15-11:15am
     Thursday, July 21, 9:45-11am or 10:45am-12pm
     Friday, July 22, 10:15-11:30am
     Tuesday, July 26, 9:45am-11am or 10:45am-12pm
     Thursday, July 28, 9:45am-11am or 10:45am-12pm

Comic Con Volunteers, Saturday, July 30, 2016, entering grades 7-12, you may register for as many as you'd like:
     Check-In Table: 9:15am-12:15pm or 12:15pm-3:15pm
     Movie Short: 9:45-11am
     Drop-In Craft:  9:45am-1pm or 1-4:15pm 
     Face Painting: 10:45am-1:15pm
     Refreshments: 11:45am-2:15pm

Craft Volunteers, entering grades 7-12 (unless otherwise noted), you may register for 3 craft programs each month:
     Tuesday, July 5, 1:45-2:30pm
     Monday, July 11, 7-8pmm (entering grades 8-12)
     Wednesday, July 13, 10:15-11am
     Monday, July 18, 6:45-7:45pm
     Tuesday, July 19, 10:15-11:15am
     Wednesday, July 20, 9:45-11am
     Wednesday, July 20, 5:15-6:30pm
     Monday, July 25, 6:15-7:15pm (entering grades 9-12)
     Wednesday, July 27, 11:15am-12:45pm
     Friday, July 29, 11:15am-12:30pm

Summer Reading Club Listeners Volunteers, 14-years-old and older, 3-hour shifts per week, starts week of June 27.

You may be simultaneously registered for any of the above as long as you stay within the limitations for each type of volunteer opportunity (i.e. up to 3 craft programs, up to 4 babysitting shifts, summer reading club listener and/or comic con volunteer for each summer month).

Monday, May 9, 2016

Library Planting Volunteers
Friday, May 20, 4-5pm
Grades 7-12

Earn community service credit while helping make the library grounds ready for spring.  

This program could get messy, please wear appropriate clothing.  Please bring a hand trowel.