07/12/18 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Twins Gail Staal and Tal Schwartz will share their practice of energy healing at the next Friday Night Dialogues on July 20.

COURTESY PHOTO
Twins Gail Staal and Tal Schwartz will share their practice of energy healing at the next Friday Night Dialogues on July 20.

An evening of hands-on healing and insights into stress management tools and techniques will be the subject of the Shelter Island Library’s July 20 Friday Night Dialogues starting at 7 p.m.

Shelter Island’s own twin healers Gail Staal and Tal Schwartz will illuminate their personal and professional explorations into the holistic practices of energy healing and the creative arts therapies.

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03/26/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | The cover of John DiLeo’s latest book, ‘Ten Movies at a Time: A 350-Film Journey Through Hollywood and America 1930-1970.’

COURTESY PHOTO |  The cover of John DiLeo’s latest book, ‘Ten Movies at a Time: A 350-Film Journey Through Hollywood and America 1930-1970.’

Six-time film book author John DiLeo presents the companion video program to his new book “Ten Movies at a Time: A 350-Film Journey Through Hollywood and America 1930-1970” at the Shelter Island Library’s Friday Night Dialogues program on April 6 at 7 p.m. The book and video illuminate Mr. DiLeo’s alternative and idiosyncratic examination of the Golden Age of Hollywood.

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01/05/18 8:00am
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Jeremy Samuelson, director of Mashomack Preserve.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Jeremy Samuelson, director of Mashomack Preserve.

The shape of Shelter Island is changing. The impacts will be felt on our roads, utility infrastructure, drinking water and building lots — especially near the shore. We should know what to expect and plan accordingly. (more…)

07/28/17 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Cover of the book ‘The Resurrection of an Armenian Girl’

COURTESY PHOTO | Cover of the book ‘The Resurrection of an Armenian Girl’

“I should like to see any power of the world destroy this race, this small tribe of un-important people … Go ahead, destroy Armenia. See if you can do it … For when two of them meet anywhere in the world, see if they will not create a New Armenia.”  

—Excerpted from a quote by William Saroyan. (more…)