09/23/15 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO |James Whitfield Thomson, author of ‘Lies You Wanted to Hear,’ will be at Friday Night Dialogues at the Shelter Island Library on September 25.

COURTESY PHOTO | James Whitfield Thomson, will be at Friday Night Dialogues at the Shelter Island Library on September 25.

Author James Whitfield Thomson will read from his novel, “Lies You Wanted to Hear,” at the Shelter Island Library’s Friday Night Dialogues on September 25 in the library’s Community Room at 7 p.m. (more…)

08/27/15 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Talia Carner

COURTESY PHOTO
Talia Carner

Talia Carner, the author of “Jerusalem Maiden,” “China Doll” and “Puppet Child,” will return to the Shelter Island Library to read from her latest book, “Hotel Moscow,” at the Friday Night Dialogues on August 28 at 7 p.m. (more…)

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06/15/15 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Happy days. James Hull, proprietor of the just-opened Shelter Island Craft Brewery, drawing a cold one for customers at the brew pub’s opening last week.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Happy days. James Hull, proprietor of the just-opened Shelter Island Craft Brewery, drawing a cold one for customers at the brew pub’s opening last week.

Shelter Island’s first craft brew pub is open, offering a range of regular products and a rotating list of special beers on the site of the former Roy Reeves Insurance agency offices on the corner of Route 114 and Jaspa Road.

The Shelter Island Craft Brewery had a “soft opening” on Friday and will officially cut the ribbon on Thursday, just in time for the 10K weekend. (more…)

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06/11/15 4:30pm
COURTESY ILLUSTRATION

COURTESY ILLUSTRATION

Oceans cover almost three-quarters of the earth. Without them, the planet could not exist nor could humanity survive, yet they remain a relatively under-explored part of our world.

Come to the library on Friday, June 12 at 7 p.m. when Island resident Melanie Stiassny takes us on an epic, oceanic journey while talking about her new book, and helps us learn a little more about this watery wonder. (more…)