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Staying indoors this winter? Pick up some of the Shelter Island Library’s staff picks to pass the time.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go. – Dr. Seuss
With this winter weather, rain and short daylight hours, it’s easy to fall into hibernation mode and stay inside once the sun is gone at 5 p.m. While technology makes movies, TV shows and video games easily accessible, it’s also easy to binge-watch the winter away. But let’s not forget the satisfaction of turning the pages of an actual paper book.
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The annual Kids’ Snapper Derby goes all day long on Saturday, September 1.
A round-up of Shelter Island events and activities for the week of August 30, 2018.
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Author Jeanne McCulloch signing her book, ‘All Happy Families ’ for a fan.
On August 11, a large group gathered at Finley’s Fiction to congratulate Island resident and author Jeanne McCulloch on the publication of her memoir, “All Happy Families,” recently published by Harper Wave, an imprint of HarperCollins.
“A Boyhood in Wartime Britain,” by Michael H. Coles, Devonport Press.
Whether it’s something in the water, the opportunity for peace and quiet or the inspiration of our own local characters, Shelter Island has no shortage of gifted writers. This column will highlight current books by Island authors, beginning this week with a memoir, “All Happy Families,” by Jeanne McCulloch.