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Got New Devices?

Did you receive a new device this holiday season but you don’t know how to use it? Don’t worry, the Islip Library has you covered! We offer services to help beginners get started, and for experienced users to continue to explore and enjoy their devices. Take a look at what we can provide for you.Book […]

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¡Feliz Año Nuevo!

Que cada día del Año Nuevo sea un motivo para sonreír con experiencias nuevas para disfrutar como… Adoptar un gato en la biblioteca de Islip sábado el 14 de enero del 2017 Adquirir piezas de colección excepcionales en el Show de Antigüedades de Invierno de Nueva York del 20 al 29 de enero del 2017 […]

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The Best Book Reads in 2016

Looking for a great book? Here’s a list of some of the best books read by the Library staff this year. Not all the books are brand new, but they were our favorites this year!All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. CookBy Leslie ConnerJane Hoffman, Children’s Librarian, recommends this young teen book about an 11-year-old […]

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The History of the Islip Village Cemetery

At one time there was a small cemetery in Islip Hamlet known as the Islip Village Cemetery. The earliest date that we can verify for the cemetery is 1873, on our historic map. The cemetery is also marked on our 1902 and 1915 historic maps. According to the library’s historical maps, the cemetery was located […]

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Navidad en Nueva York

Descubre la magia de la Navidad con… Las noches a la luz de las velas en el Old Bethpage Village Restoration del 15 al 18 de diciembre de 2016 Una obra de teatro de Jack Frost el 18 de diciembre de 2016 en la biblioteca de Islip (gratis) El espectáculo de Rodolfo el reno de […]

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Puzzle Play and Child Development

The Best Kind of Learning is the Kind that’s Wrapped Up in a Game.While puzzles may seem like mere child’s play, researchers have discovered they are an important link in the cognitive development of young children. Researchers at the University of Chicago have found that children who play with puzzles between the ages of two […]

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The Picky Eater

When my son was younger, I thought of him as my “prickly pear.” On certain topics he had to be approached in a particular way to elicit cooperation. Looking back now, I believe that he had sensitivity issues that were glimpsed but not fully comprehended, i.e. not liking the beach because of the feel of […]

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