Programs and Workshops

Young Adult Program Registration
You will need your library card to register for all programs. 

Registration is currently ongoing: 

Saturday, October 20, 10am-1pm, Grades 6-9, Fee: $10.00 CASH
Bring a snack and learn the skills to become a great babysitter. Topics covered include: child safety, developmental stages of children and how to plan activities that are age appropriate. You will receive a certificate upon completion. Please bring $10.00 in exact change when you sign up at the Reference Desk.

Tuesday, October 23, 7-8:30pm, Grades 6+
The the weekday has changed the program hasn't!  Enter the action-packed arena of Super Smash Brothers Brawl or Mario Kart to pit famous Nintendo characters like Mario and Link against each other. Play with friends as you vie for the throne!



Tuesday, November 6, 5-5:45pm, Grades 4-8
Geek out over all things pop-culture in this friendly, inclusive environment. We will enjoy lively conversation as we discuss our favorite fandoms, create fun crafts or participate in activities. A small snack will be served.


Harry Potter Movie Experience EIJ503
Friday, November 23, 1-4pm, Grades 4-8
Watch the flick, follow the script and relive the magic. The Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone experience will include wizards, wands, Snitches and more. Everyone will receive a gift bag packed with props to interact with the movie.   







Registration for the following programs begins:
Thursday, November 1 at 9am for East Islip Library cardholders
Thursday, November 8 at 9am for out of district cardholders
 

Tuesday, November 6, 5-5:45pm, Grades 4-8 
Tuesday, December 4, 5-5:45pm, Grades 4-8
Geek out over all things pop-culture in this friendly, inclusive environment. We will enjoy lively conversation as we discuss our favorite fandoms, create fun crafts or participate in activities. A small snack will be served. Registration for December 4 begins November 14.
 
Monday, November 12, 2:30-3:30pm, Grades 4-7, Fee: $5
What's better than texting by emojis? Painting by emojis! Create a unique canvas featuring your favorite emoticon face.  Register for this program, with $5, at the Children's Desk. 

Board Games  EIY710
Wednesday, November 21, 7-8:30pm, Grades 7+
Wednesday, December 19, 7-8:30pm, Grades 7+
Enjoy a welcoming place to learn and play board games of your choice with friends. Newbies are welcome along with experienced players.  Games include: 1844/1854, Agricola, Domaine, Double Six Dominoes, Exploding Kittens, King of Tokyo, Monikers, The Resistance, Smash Up and Zombie Dice. 

Harry Potter Movie Experience EIJ503

Friday, November 23, 1-4pm, Grades 4-8
Watch the flick, follow the script and relive the magic. The Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone experience will include wizards, wands, Snitches and more. Everyone will receive a gift bag packed with props to interact with the movie.   

Saturday, December 29, 1-4pm, Grades 4-8
Watch the flick, follow the script and relive the magic. The Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets experience will include wizards, wands, Snitches and more. Everyone will receive a gift bag packed with props to interact with the movie.  Registration beings November 14

Tuesday, November 27, 7-8:30pm, Grades 6+
Tuesday, December 18, 7-8:30pm, Grades 6+
The the weekday has changed the program hasn't!  Enter the action-packed arena of Super Smash Brothers Brawl or Mario Kart to pit famous Nintendo characters like Mario and Link against each other. Play with friends as you vie for the throne!

 
Financing Your Eduction  EIA256
Wednesday, December 5, 7-8:30pm, High School Juniors/Seniors and their parents
The workshop will help educate you on how to finance your college education. Topics covered include filling out the FAFSA, grants, scholarships, and the various types of loans. You will also learn how to determine the amount of aid you qualify for and some pretty great programs New York State has available for students to help them after graduation. 


Tween Paint Night  EIY735
Thursday, December 6, 7-8:30pm, Grades 4 and up
Join us at this festive paint night just for tweens. You will paint the word "merry" on a canvas and adorn it with painted lights. The final project will be a festive work sure to brighten your home during the holidays. 

 
Holiday Floral Workshop  EIY704
Saturday, December 22, 10:45-11:45am, Grades 7-12, Fee: $3
Create a festive fresh flower arrangement to enjoy for the holiday season. $3 is due in cash when you sign up for the program at the Adult Reference Desk.