05/21/15 4:30pm
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As part of its Friday Night Dialogues series, the Shelter Island Library will show the 2014 film, “The Monuments Men,” on May 22 at 7 p.m. in the library’s Community Room on the lower level. (more…)

05/11/15 8:58am
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Newly named Shelter Island Public Library Director Terry Lucas having coffee and conversation at Stars Café one morning last week.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO |
Newly named Shelter Island Public Library Director Terry Lucas having coffee and conversation at Stars Café one morning last week.

The Shelter Island community is invited to meet the library’s new director, Terry Z. Lucas, at an informal reception today, Monday May 11, from 5 to 6 pm in the library’s community room.

Te library’s board and staff invite everyone   share some light refreshments with Ms. Lucas and the library’s Board of Trustees.

04/16/15 12:00pm

 

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION | One of Peter Waldner's Paw Print cartoons that originally appeared in the Reporter.

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION | One of Peter Waldner’s Paw Print cartoons that originally appeared in the Reporter.

 

The Reporter’s cartoonist, Peter Waldner, will tell why “I’m Not Doing This for the Money!” at Friday Night Dialogues on April 17 at 7 p.m. at the Shelter Island Library. (more…)

04/09/15 4:30pm
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Miles Franklin was only 16 when she wrote her debut novel, “My Brilliant Career.” Despite her youth, critics praised the work as “glistening with precocious wisdom.” Set in the 1890s in misogynist rural Australia, the novel was withdrawn from publication shortly after its release. But it was re-published in 1966 and has never since been out of print.

The 1979 movie adaptation, if anything, expanded the novel’s popularity. It also launched two additional remarkable careers: It was Gillian Armstrong’s (“Little Women”) directorial debut and Judy Davis’ (“A Passage to India”) break-out performance as a major movie star. (more…)

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03/23/15 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO The latest group of third and fourth graders who started working with adult mentors on their writing at the start of the 2014-15 school year have just published their prose and poetry.

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The latest group of third and fourth graders who started working with adult mentors on their writing at the start of the 2014-15 school year have just published their prose and poetry.

Hot off the press and ready for prime time. That’s the latest edition of the 2rs4Fun booklet created by third and fourth grade Shelter Island students who with the guidance of mentors learn to express themselves through prose and poetry. (more…)