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The Islip Public Library is CLOSED until further notice in accordance with NY Governor’s Executive Order No. 202.8. The Library’s book drop remains closed. Fines are not accruing and will be waived once the Library re-opens.

The Library’s annual Budget Vote and Trustee Election scheduled for Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 is postponed in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order 202.8.

The Board of Trustee meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. will be held via teleconference. To join the meeting, please call (Toll Free) +1 929 205 6099 and use Meeting ID 843 943 177 and Password (if requested) 058300. Please note – in order to minimize ambient and environmental noise, all callers will be muted when connected.

The Library Board and staff look forward to a resumption of services and wish all of our patrons the very best during this difficult time.

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Download eBooks and eAudiobooks for Kids 0-12! From The Very Hungry Caterpillar to Harry Potter, Overdrive has books for every child. Librarian Tip: choose a 7-day loan for quick reads such as picture books and easy readers. Click Here to access.

Magazines offering engaging stories, poems, rhymes, craft ideas, puzzles, games, and more. Flipster offers popular titles, such as, National Geographic Kids, Ladybug, Brainspace, Sports Illustrated Kids, Ranger Rick, and more! Click Here, then choose Family and Kids.

Brainfuse has free online tutoring, now with expanded hours, every day from 1:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests. It also offers Homework Help, Skills-Building, Personalized eLearning Tools, 24-Hour Writing Lab, Adult Learning Center, Foreign Language Lab and Spanish-Speaking Support. Click Here to access.

TumbleBooklibrary, is a collection of animated talking picture books, read-alongs, ebooks, and more. You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or downloads. Books are available instantly. We now have direct access, no library card needed, to August 31, 2020. After that you will have to log in with your library card. Click Here to access.

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​​TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks for middle school and high school students.  There is a robust selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks. The collection is available online around the clock. No downloads, no waiting! Click here to access.

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