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Laurie Aitken
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Step into the World of Virtual Reality at the Islip Public Library

Thanks to the Suffolk Cooperative Lending Library program, the Islip Public Library will have access to the HTC Vive Virtual Reality system from March 24 through March 28, 2017. Schedule a 30-minute appointment and transport yourself into another world — the world of Virtual Reality! Swim underwater, travel to a foreign country, jump off a skyscraper […]

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Finding the Right Job

Are you employed but still looking? Are you underemployed or unemployed?Be sure to stop by the Islip Public Library on Friday, October 21 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm for our 9th Annual Job Fair presented by the Suffolk County One Stop Employment Center.Did you know about some of the job related websites listed below? […]

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Write Your Way to a Better You

Better You

Did you know that writing can have a number of benefits to you both physically and mentally? Below are a list of ways writing has been proven to benefit your body and mind:1. Writing can help you recover from a traumatic event:Writing expressively can help injuries heal faster. Expressive writing, according to a study from […]

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3D Printers Lend a Helping Hand

3d printer

The MakerBot 3D Printer has been at the Islip Library during February and will be there throughout the month of March. If you haven’t yet seen it in action yet, stop by the Adult Reference Desk to take a look, and to find out about programs using the printer.While we have the 3D Printer for […]

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