09/14/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

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EVENTS

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Duct tape crafting, for school-age children. 3 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Book club, discusses “The Second Mrs. Hockaday” by Susan Rivers. 5 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

“Twenty Years in a Changing China,” a conversation with author Lisa See and OneSky founding board member Peter Lighte. 6 p.m., library. Special event; registration required. (631) 749-0042.

Bowling, season begins. Men and women invited to join. 7 p.m., American Legion Hall lanes. (more…)

09/10/17 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Historic photo of Lisa See's family.

COURTESY PHOTO | Historic photo of Lisa See’s family.

Lisa See, whose latest novel is “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane,” and Peter Lighte, Island resident, author, expert sinologist, and founding member of the international NGO OneSky, will come to the Shelter Island Library on Thursday, September 14 at 6 p.m. to present “Twenty Years in a Changing China.” They will speak about their work and their respective experiences in and with China and its culture. (more…)

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09/08/17 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

Ban the phones
To the Editor:
I am a retired teacher who taught at the Shelter Island School from 1976 until 2015.

There have been many changes at the school over the years that have reflected the times. When I started working at the school, all the doors were open for students, staff, parents and visitors, but several years ago the doors were locked, and a secured entrance was established to protect the children. This was inconvenient yet needed. (more…)

09/07/17 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

Anime club, for young adults to watch and discuss favorite show. 2:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Ferry writers, join in writing exercises with supportive group. 5 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042. (more…)