11/20/19 2:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Friends of the Shelter Island Library presents the 10th annual Turkey Plunge on Saturday, Nov. 30, at 11 a.m. at Crescent Beach.

THIS WEEK

LEARN FRENCH

The Shelter Island Library presents an intermediate French conversation class on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 11 a.m. facilitated by Alix Shearer and Elisabeth Heimann.

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11/07/19 2:00pm

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The Shelter Island Library presents ‘Creating New Holiday Traditions’ on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 5:30 p.m.

THIS WEEK

COAT DRIVE

It can take a village… to help people stay warm. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International is hosting its annual coat drive for local recipients. Donors may drop off gently used coats at the company’s office at 17 Grand Ave. in the Heights. 

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09/05/19 4:30pm

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On Friday, Sept. 6, David Bouchier will visit the Shelter Island Public Library to talk about the “real South of France.”

On Friday, Sept. 6, David Bouchier will visit the Shelter Island Public Library to talk about the “real South of France.” He will read from his new book, “Not Quite a Stranger – Essays on Life in France,” a collection of personal essays that isn’t quite a travel book, nor is it a memoir. Instead, it provides a lively portrait of France and the French through the unique voice of Mr. Bouchier. 

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09/27/18 8:00am
STOCK PHOTO Frank Milano spoke about his time in Zaire as a teacher in the Peace Corps.

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Frank Milano spoke about his time in Zaire as a teacher in the Peace Corps at a recent Friday Night Dialogues.

“Jambo” means “Hello” in Swahili and “koo koo” means chicken. I learned these and a few other Swahili words from Frank Milano during his talk about his time in the Peace Corps at the library last Friday. (more…)

09/16/18 3:00pm
STOCK PHOTO Frank Milano will speak about his time in Zaire as a teacher in the Peace Corps.

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Frank Milano will speak about his time in Zaire as a teacher in the Peace Corps.

“It was the most rewarding time of my life and I wouldn’t trade it for anything,” says Frank Milano about his 1984-1986 Peace Corps experience in Zaire, a time when the country was host to between 65 to 70 Peace Corps volunteers. Zaire is now the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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