04/19/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, APRIL 19

Daffodil exhibit, hosted by the Garden Club of Shelter Island. On view at Shelter Island Library through April 28. Bring your own daffodils in a water-filled jar for identification by Garden Club members. (more…)

04/17/18 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Mollie Numark in the Blackpool Tower Children’s Ballet

COURTESY PHOTO | Mollie Numark in the Blackpool Tower Children’s Ballet

The Shelter Island Library’s Friday Night Dialogues on April 20 will feature Mollie Fennell Numark who will discuss her thrilling journey from war torn Britain to the New York City stage. Moderated by Shelter Island’s own Gary Paul Gates, this fascinating story of Ms. Numark’s life focuses on her early years as a dancer in Britain during the war and follows her as she moves to the United States.  (more…)

04/12/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

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EVENTS

THURSDAY, APRIL 12

Teen after school movie, “Thor: Ragnarok” (rated PG). 2:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042. (more…)

12/08/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Mollie Numark as a dancer with the Blackpool Tower Chiildren's Ballet

COURTESY PHOTO | Mollie Numark as a dancer with the Blackpool Tower Children’s Ballet

A panel of four interesting Shelter Islanders will speak about their holiday memories — some spent in far flung places and others closer to home. The panelists for the special holiday session of Friday Night Dialogues are Christina Cunningham, Roger McKeon, Mollie Numark, and Angela Van Rynbach.  (more…)

04/25/17 2:00pm
Cover of the fall 2016 edition of 2Rs4fun, which features young writers’ work.

Cover of the fall 2016 edition of 2Rs4fun, which features young writers’ work.

“Children need to be free, I think, or they won’t get to their soul as writers.”

Islander Mary Dwyer spoke those words that gave rise in 2008 inspired a program — 2Rs4fun — that she founded, affording young writers in the 3rd and 4th grades an opportunity to see their works in print.

A former teacher, Ms. Dwyer, has been successful in attracting adult mentors to work with the children one-on-one. The young writers have just issued their fall 2016 compilation of writings. (more…)