If residents give the O.K. at the end of October, the Shelter Island Library’s proposed spending for 2019 will increase by $37,229 with $28,453 of that coming from taxes. (more…)
The Shelter Island Public Library recently tasked someone to take a bunch of old boxes labeled “Miscellaneous Information” out of a shed. The simple chore revealed not only old tax records, but a boon of historical treasures, including one document that explains the origin of the Island’s unique referential term of “harelegger.” (more…)
Threatened state and federal cutbacks in aid to libraries would hamper Shelter Island’s efforts to fund capital projects, including installation of a generator that could provide residents with shelter and activities during a power blackout.
Library Director Terry Lucas has tapped Youth Services Librarian Anthony Vutter to participate in Library Advocacy Day on February 28 to lobby legislators in Albany to reject Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget cuts. (more…)
The over night snowfall has caused the Shelter Island School to close and Shelter Island Library to delay opening on Tuesday. (more…)