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¡Feliz Otoño!

¡Feliz Otoño!

Ideas para disfrutar la rica temporada de octubre… Un concierto gratis de ritmos latinos con la banda llamada Latinology en la Biblioteca de Islip el 7 de octubre de 2018 El Festival de Ostras en Oyster Bay el 13 y 14 de octubre de 2018 La vela de las linternas de calabaza en el lago […]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), also referred to in America as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM), is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure. The campaign also offers […]

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Extra! Extra! The Graphic Novels are Here!

Graphic Novels

Why should your kids read graphic novels? Because more reading is a good thing! Graphic novels can be funny, exciting, suspenseful, and most importantly, fun! In the Children’s Services Department at the Islip Public Library, we have our very own graphic novel section with something for everybody. Graphic novels are unique because they contain text and […]

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Tabletop Role Playing Games

Tabletop Role Playing Games

Some of my best friendships were made during my teen years sitting around a table pretending to be a half-elf druid with a Warg as a pet. I am still friends with the people I played Dungeons and Dragons with, and the game has become a staple of my adult life. Dungeons and Dragons is […]

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month!

September Library Card Sign-up Month

It’s #LibraryCardSignUp Month! Celebrate by visiting the Islip Public Library this September to get a library card. Already have an Islip Library card? Here is just a sample of all the “incredible” services offered at the Islip Public Library! We have a wide variety of programs for all ages: infants, toddlers, children, tweens, teens, adults, […]

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The Importance of Reading Aloud to Older Children

Reading Aloud to Older Children

Contrary to popular belief, reading aloud to your children should not end after they learn to read. According to Boston-based journalist and author Jim Trelease, reading aloud to older children—even up to age 14—has both academic and emotional benefits. While many parents and caregivers believe older children should be left on their own once they learn […]

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Alternativas a la Playa

Alternativas a la Playa

Hay mucho que hacer en Nueva York este agosto como… Saborear comida en algunos de los mejores restaurantes de Nueva York con menús a precio fijo durante la Semana de los Restaurantes del 23 de julio al 17 de agosto de 2018. Celebrar la cultura italiana con la iglesia de Saint Rocco en Glen Cove […]

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¡Bienvenido Julio!

¡Bienvenido Julio!

Ideas para disfrutar del verano… Baile en el Festival de Música del Great South Bay en Patchogue del 12 al 15 de julio de 2018 Vea un espectáculo de Broadway en Bryant Park del 12 de julio al 16 de agosto de 2018 (gratis) Saboree comida deliciosa en el Famoso Festival de Comida en Deer […]

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