Monday Night Documentary
April 24th at 7:00pm
This film reveals the true cost of war – 14 million lost their lives & a generation of young men were wiped out. How did the “Great War” come to the front doorstep of the US? Narrated by David Carradine, this film contains rare images that have never before been on screen. Registration is not necessary.
Long Island Maritime History
Tuesday April 25th at 7:00pm
From the early colonial days to modern times, the shores and offshores of Long Island have often been the stage for fascinating drama. Tragic shipwrecks, heroic rescues, unbelievable courage and fascinating history are all part of the fabric of Long Island. The story of the Pelican, a fishing boat lost off Montauk in 1951, will be a featured story in this program, along with other spellbinding tales of marine rescues and shipwerecks.
Tiramisu with Elena Florenzano
Wednesday, April 26th at 7:00pm
Let’s explore the secrets and the recipe of the most loved, requested and famous Italian dessert. Learn how easy it is to make at home and have a taste of the authentic Tiramisu at the end of the program.
Senior Citizen Art Show
West Islip senior patrons are invited to exhibit their artwork in our gallery during the month of May. Entrants are limited to 2 pieces of art, framed and ready for hanging; we cannot accept any artwork that is not in a suitable frame with a wire on the back. This year in lieu of a reception, we will be having an art historian speak on May 21st with light refreshments at the conclusion. Artwork will only be accepted from April 27th to April 30th. Sign up at the Reference Desk.
May is Senior Month at the Library!
The Library will once again be honoring our community’s senior citizens by celebrating “Older Americans Month.” During the month of May, seniors (65+) with a valid West Islip library card can stop by the Circulation Desk for their free “Thank You for Being You” gift while supplies last, courtesy of the Friends of the West Islip Library.