Explore the Italian-American Heritage & Culture
Monday, October 5th at 7:00pm
This presentation focuses on the regions where most Italian immigrants who settled in the NY area came from. The program explores what these regions were like for these ancestors and why they made the decision to leave and come to America. By the end of the program, you will see how these areas have evolved over time and how they look today.


“One Too Many”
Wednesday, October 7th at 6:30pm

This silent film, featuring a young Oliver Hardy was released almost 100 years ago. J.K. Hodge, composer and pianist, will accompany the film with his original music played live, as he is an advocate of classical music in motion pictures. This enjoyable presentation will conclude with a brief discussion on cinema history.


Italian Cooking Class for Columbus Day
Tuesday, October 6th at 7:00pm
Chocolate Covered Cannoli – Create the confectionery Italian classic filling in the library. All filling ingredients will be provided, as well as the chocolate and the shells to complete the dessert. Everyone goes home with a box of 4 mini cannoli, plus one to enjoy in the library! West Islip residents only.

Woman at table looking at genealogical tree

Genealogy Online
Saturday, October 10th at 10:00am
Learn all about the many resources available to you to do online family history research.


ABC’s of Medicare
Tuesday, October 13th at 7:00pm
Informational program with topics such as eligibility requirements, differences between part A & B, best Supplement options in NY & information on Part D prescription plan. Open enrollment & health care reform will also be covered in this seminar. Q & A will follow. Medicare booklets will be available.