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Helping Your Child Love to Read

Unfortunately, some children find reading to be a chore. The process of decoding letters and their sounds, along with the many rules and exceptions that the English language includes may discourage some children from loving reading. The following tips may inspire your children to read. Let your child choose the books he likes including joke […]

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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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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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Got Empathy?

Got Empathy?

Do you have trouble “reading” the emotions, thoughts, or body language of other people? Is it difficult for you to imagine lives different from your own? Do you wish you could be less quick to judge and have more empathy for others?Two recent studies show that reading literary fiction helps to increase your capacity for […]

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11 Awesome Special Needs Services & Programs Available Through Your Library

Special Needs and the Library

A disability should not prevent anyone from using the services of the library. The challenges posed by physical or mental impairments can be daunting for both children and adults, but the services and programs offered by or accessed through the library can benefit and even enrich the lives of individuals who have special needs.For instance, […]

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