07/01/14 12:00pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO |  Patricia Shillingburg works every day of the week with a rotating team of volunteers to document and transcribe 762 letters dating to the Colonial- and Revolutionary War-era letters.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO |
Patricia Shillingburg works every day of the week with a rotating team of volunteers to document and transcribe 762 letters dating to the Colonial- and Revolutionary War-eras.

I’m holding a letter in my hands that is older than the Declaration of Independence. (more…)

04/09/14 11:51am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Nicki Loder (center), the new library assistant, is welcomed to the Shelter Island Library, along with the new 3D printer, by Children’s Librarian Jennifer Blume (left), Assistant Director Laura Dickerson and Library Director Denise DiPaolo.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Nicki Loder (center), the new library assistant, is welcomed to the Shelter Island Library, along with the new 3D printer, by Children’s Librarian Jennifer Blume (left), Assistant Director Laura Dickerson and Library Director Denise DiPaolo.

While Library Assistant Nicki Loder is a permanent addition to the staff, the 3D printer will only be at the Shelter Island Public Library until Friday, April 18, when it will move on to another Suffolk County library. Use of the printer is free and staff members will provide one-on-one instructions on its use from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

03/10/14 7:22am

 

PETER BOODY PHOTO | Shelter Island Library Director Denise DiPaolo at her ‘empty nest’ in Sag Harbor, where she raised her three children.

PETER BOODY PHOTO |
Shelter Island Library Director Denise DiPaolo at her ‘empty nest’ in Sag Harbor, where she raised her three children.

Denise DiPaolo has so much positive energy a stranger might guess she’s got a passion for espresso. It’s yoga to which she’s addicted, in fact. Family and her job rank right up there, too. (more…)

03/06/14 2:00pm

 

JULIE LANE PHOTO | Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. will speak and answer questions at the Library tomorrow, Friday, March 7, beginning at 7 p.m.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. will speak and answer questions at the Library tomorrow, Friday, March 7, beginning at 7 p.m.

New York State Assemblyman, Fred Thiele (I-Sag Harbor) will be the guest speaker at the Shelter Island Public Library’s Friday Night Dialogue tomorrow, Friday, March 7 at 7 p.m. in the Library’s Community Room. (more…)

03/03/14 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Mary Ita Dwyer needs three new mentors for the 2Rs4Fun spring semester who can give a couple of hours of time a week for 10 weeks.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Mary Ita Dwyer needs three new mentors for the 2Rs4Fun spring semester who can give a couple of hours of time a week for 10 weeks.

Mary Ita Dwyer, a former teacher who launched 2Rs4Fun seven years ago, is looking for three new mentors to join the program, working to help young students who want to write. (more…)