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Discovery Backyard

Photos of our opening day!

All ages with an adult,
no registration necessary.
East Islip Public Library is happy to announce the opening
of Discovery Backyard.
This new community space allows
children to connect with nature through outdoor hands -on experiences that support early learning and an appreciation for the natural world.
Come discover the gift of nature!

Sunday Concerts

Concerts at the Library

We're open on Sundays again! We look forward to serving you and to bring back Sunday Cultural Programs.

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Reading Room

Reading Room at EIPL

Our reading room offers current magazines, newspapers, and for those of you that enjoy puzzles, we have those too.

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Reading Room

Available at the East Islip Library

Flipster is a digital magazine distribution service that allows users to access magazines via a web browser.

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Reading Room

Make Your Museum Reservation Now!

The East Islip Public Library has memberships at a variety of museums.
Adults with library cards in good standing may reserve a museum pass.

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Encore-an all-in-one Suffolk County search for books, articles, ebooks and more...
Encore Search:

Literati an all-in-one search for eReference books, articles and Topic Pages

Log-in to CQ research using your library card here

Online Research:

  • Live-brary-Access to digital magazines,newspapers and encyclopedias
  • RefUSA-data on 44M businesses
  • GVRL-Reference e-books
  • Live Study Help-instructional video
  • Live-brary for Kids
  • Pronunciator-Learn a Language
  • Genealogy-ancestry.com (in-library use)
  • Live-brary Topic Guides
  • Useful Websites Blog
  • Select Reads-Let us help you put together a list of good reads
  • next reads
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    Author Read-a-Like Flyers:
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    Nora Roberts Sandra Brown Stephen King
    Great BiographiesLiane MoriartyJoJo Moyes
    My Currently-Reading Shelf:
    East Islip Public Library's book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (currently-reading shelf)

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    East Islip Public Library
    381 E Main Street
    East Islip, NY 11730
    Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
    Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. & Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    For our Sunday hours, please contact the library.
    Contact us:
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