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08/30/16 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Renovations at the library began in May.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Renovations at the library began in May.

Originally aiming for a late August completion date, it’s now estimated that construction at the Shelter Island Library, started in the spring, will conclude in early October, according to Library Director Terry Lucas.

Work on a new roof began in May and a new front entrance has been under construction this summer. (more…)

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08/12/16 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Shelter Island Public Library will feature poets Linda Stern and David Katz tonight at Friday Night Dialogues.

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The Shelter Island Public Library will feature poets Linda Stern and David Katz tonight at Friday Night Dialogues.

Poets Linda Stern and David Katz will share the spotlight for an evening of poetry tonight, August 12, when they read from their works at the Shelter Island Library’s Friday Night Dialogues series.

Their appearance marks the latest installment in the library’s on-going poetry program, which includes the weekly Art Barnett Roundtable and Bliss Moorhead’s periodic “Poetry Project” events. (more…)

08/12/16 8:00am
PHOTO CREDIT The Battlers — Madeleine McNally, Henry Lowell-Liszanckie, Jasper Yang and Emmett Cummings — convene outside the library gearing up for the competition.

CAITLIN PANARELLA PHOTO
The Battlers — Madeleine McNally, Henry Lowell-Liszanckie, Jasper Yang and Emmett Cummings — convene outside the library gearing up for the competition.

Picture this: Six pre-teens and teens huddle around a table, enthusiastically debate the particulars of a book, and finally arrive at consensus.

A parent’s fantasy? (more…)

08/10/16 4:36pm
PETER WALDNER PHOTO

PETER WALDNER PHOTO

At last week’s Friday Night Dialogues at the Shelter Island Library, a toothsome visitor dropped in as Roz Dimon, the library’s gallery curator, interviewed artists, such as a shocked Susan Schrott (standing), taking part in the upcoming ArtSi Open Studio Tour. (more…)