11/12/19 4:30pm

ELEANOR P. LABROSZZI PHOTOS Old Glory is raised at the American Legion Hall in the Center.

Veterans Day on Shelter Island was clear, bright and mild, a stellar day for a heartfelt Island tribute to those who have served and continue to serve the country. (more…)

11/07/19 4:30pm

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The Nov. 15 Friday Night Dialogues will share the story of acclaimed composer and musicologist Arthur O. Chitz.

Acclaimed composer and musicologist Arthur O. Chitz’s life was tragically cut short during the Holocaust and his musical legacy erased from history. On Friday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at the library’s Friday Night Dialogues, Shelter Islander Paulann Sheets, widow of Chitz’s son, Hermann, will speak on the journey to bring his works back into the public sphere some 60 years after he was believed to have perished in a concentration camp near Riga, Latvia.

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06/08/18 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Happy summer!

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Happy summer!

Okay visitors — and year-rounders with faulty memories — here’s the skinny for those in bikinis. (more…)

12/02/16 2:00pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Jennifer Maxson

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Jennifer Corwin Maxson

As her 70th birthday approaches, Jenifer Corwin Maxson’s new performance is her attempt to make sense out of the past seven decades, viewed through the lens of being one of the early Baby Boomers. It’s also about confronting the specter of “official old age” from someone who was taught not to trust anyone over 30. (more…)

10/03/16 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Cover of the 2017 DayPlanner published by Friends of the Shelter Island Library

COURTESY PHOTO | Cover of the 2017 DayPlanner published by Friends of the Shelter Island Library

It’s that time of year when the Shelter Island Friends of the Library unveils its “Classics of Shelter Island” day planner that matches “classic” Shelter Island personalities with corresponding “classic” books.

On Friday, October 6, the Friends will identify those “classics” for 2017 with its annual “Reveal Party” at the Library at 7 p.m. (more…)