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May 2018

Life in the Universe with Custer Observatory Astronomers at Riverhead Library

May 22, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court Street
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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Life in the Universe Tuesday, May 22,  6:30 – 8 pm Presenters from the Custer Institute and Observatory will share current thoughts about life beyond Earth and some outdoor viewing through a telescope. Register: 631.727.3228 or online at www.riverheadlibrary.org

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August 2018

Friends of the Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library Annual Book Sale

August 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - August 4, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, 27550 Main Road
Cutchogue, NY 11935 United States
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Friends of the Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library Annual Book Sale Preview Thursday August 2 @ 5:00pm - 7:00pm $5 entry fee, Friends free The children's section is not included in the preview. Friday August 3 and Saturday August 4 from 9:00am - 3:00pm Bargain bag sale begins Saturday @ 1:00pm. Entry free. Gift quality books covering a wide range of subjects, CDs, DVDs, games and puzzles. There is a special children's section. In preparation for the sale, donations of…

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November 2018

Ninth Annual Friends of the Shelter Island Library Turkey Plunge

November 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Crescent Beach, Shore Road
Shelter Island, NY 11965 United States
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$25
Taking the Plunge

9TH ANNUAL SHELTER ISLAND TURKEY PLUNGE SATURDAY NOVEMBER 24, 2018 · 11:00 AM CRESCENT BEACH RAIN, SNOW OR SHINE! SPONSORED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE SHELTER ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY The Annual Shelter Island Turkey Plunge benefits the Shelter Island Public Library. Participants and Sponsors Participants can either register online or in the Library. Download your participant registration packet here. We ask that you raise a minimum of $25 for a plunge … anything over that amount is gratefully received and you will be in the running for the “most…

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January 2019

Lecture: “Jews on the East End” with Karl Grossman at Rogers Memorial Library

January 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Road
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Karl Grossman, whose paternal grandparents settled in Sag Harbor more than a century ago, will discuss the history of Jews on the East End and their places of worship. He will talk about the oldest synagogue on Long Island, Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor; the Jewish Center of the Hamptons in East Hampton; Congregation Tifereth Israel in Greenport; North Fork Reform Synagogue in Cutchogue; Temple Israel in Riverhead; The Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton Beach; Conservative Synagogue of the Hamptons…

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Meet Audiobook Narrator Gerard Doyle at Shelter Island Library

January 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shelter Island Library, 37 North Ferry Road
Shelter Island, NY 11964 United States
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Friday, January 11 at 7pm Meet Audiobook Narrator Gerard Doyle If you are a fan of audiobooks, chances are you have heard Gerard Doyle.  Mr. Doyle, who has won numerous AudioFile Earphones Awards, has applied his narrative skills and melodious voice to a wide variety of genres - from suspense to fantasy, humor and literary fiction.  He has even voiced dragons!  Join us to hear about the art of narration from one of the best in the business.

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Redman-Mueller-Robins Trio performs at Rogers Memorial Library

January 13, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Road
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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The Redman-Mueller-Robins Trio (Josh Redman, clarinet; Suzanne Mueller, cello; Claudine Robins, piano) presents a program of intimate and romantic music by composers including Gershwin, Jobim, Piazzolla, Porter, and Rachmaninoff in addition to a new arrangement of "Tanguera," a work written for Claudine by composer Reed Robins. A reception will follow. There is no charge for this program.

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Beyond Resolutions: Tips for Creating Lasting Change With Jeanne Marie Merkel at Shelter Island Library

January 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Shelter Island Library, 37 North Ferry Road
Shelter Island, NY 11964 United States
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Free

Beyond Resolutions: Tips for Creating Lasting Change With Jeanne Marie Merkel Thursday, January 17, 2019   6:00-7:30 pm New Year’s Resolutions are often promises waiting to be broken. But they don’t have to be!  Understanding the dynamics of how to create lasting change can help us make informed commitments and back them up with whole-hearted action. In this experiential workshop, Jeanne Marie Merkel, Certified Life Transition Coach, will share tips for creating lasting change, and guide participants in creating a plan…

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Film Screening: “Always at the Carlyle” at the Shelter Island Library

January 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shelter Island Library, 37 North Ferry Road
Shelter Island, NY 11964 United States
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Free
Always at the Carlyle

Friday, January 18th at 7pm Documentary:  Always at the Carlyle:  New York’s Most Glamourous (and Discreet) Hotel Always at the Carlyle brings to life the untold stories of the legendary New York hotel from its own employees and top guests George Clooney, Anthony Bourdain, Anjelica Huston and more.  Critic Richard Roeper wrote:  “ insightful and occasionally revealing look at the 88-year-old Manhattan institution where the rich and famous enjoy being rich and famous.”

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Volcanoes Revisited at Riverhead Free Library

January 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court Street
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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Free

George Lomaga returns to discuss active volcanoes and show slides, including those from his trip to Iceland.

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February 2019

Valentine’s Day Screening of “Trouble in Paradise” and Potluck at Floyd Memorial Library

February 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First Street
Greenport, NY 11944 United States
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Free

A gentleman thief and a lady pickpocket join forces to con a beautiful woman who is the owner of a perfume company.

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August 2019

Acoustic Jam Sessions at the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Free Library

August 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - September 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, 27550 Main Road
Cutchogue, NY 11935 United States
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Acoustic Jam Sessions Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library, 27550 Main Road Cutchogue, NY 11953 United States Free This is a new venture sponsored by the Friends who invite you to join musicians of all abilities and enjoy informal acoustic jam sessions at the library. We perform ALL kinds of music on a wide variety of instruments and sing songs from all parts of the world and all genres.  Bring your instrument, your tapping feet, or just your listening ears and join the fun! This event will repeat the last Friday of every month.

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October 2019

Carl Safina and Paul Greenberg discuss “Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for Long Life and a Healthier Planet” at Canio’s Books

October 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street
Sag Harbor, 11963 United States
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Carl Safina and Paul Greenberg discuss "Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for Long Life and a Healthier Planet" at Canio's Books

Sat. Oct. 5 at 5 p.m. Marine biologist Carl Safina author of Beyond Words; View From Lazy Point; Song for the Blue Ocean; and more in conversation with environmentalist/fisherman Paul Greenberg  about Greenberg's book Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for Long Life and a Healthier Planet.

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November 2019

Women War Correspondents with Patricia DelGiorno at Rogers Memorial Library

November 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Road
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Free

In the 1940s, women journalists had to fight to cover World War II, and although they were barred from combat zones, women correspondents were determined to go where the action was. This presentation will highlight the experiences of the women who broke the rules and defied the notion that war coverage was the exclusive province of male writers. That defiance and the quality of their reporting opened the doors to women covering wars today. We will focus on women who covered…

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April 2020

Tennessee Walt’s Three Chords and the Truth: Country’s Greatest Songwriters at the East Hampton Library

April 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
East Hampton Library, 159 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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Free Admission
Tennessee Walt

The traditional image of country music is of a singer/songwriter strumming his guitar and singing songs about his own life and experiences.  There's a lot of truth in that image, as such country legends as Ernest Tubb, Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson have made their names singing their own songs. But they sometimes sang songs by other writers, equally brilliant (if lesser-known) in their own right, people like Elsie McWilliams, Fred Rose, Cindy Walker, Harlan Howard,…

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August 2020

Shelter Island Celebrates Anniversary of MLK’s “I Have A Dream” Speech

August 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual Meeting
Free Admission
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To honor the 57th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech, the Shelter Island Health and Wellness Alliance and the Shelter Island Public Library are sponsoring an online event on Friday, August 28, 2020 from 5-6:30 pm. The zoom webinar program was conceived as a follow-up to the student-lead June 14 protest on Shelter Island and will celebrate the speech, but will also explore the continuing necessity to build an equal and just future. This is not…

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