Programs at the City Island Library

Our hours are: Mondays and Thursdays 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Puppet Play Time: Join Nicola McEldowney and her puppets for a fun-filled (also educational!) session of songs, stories and surprises. Suitable for children ages 0 to 4 years old with their parent or caregiver.
February 10th @ 11 a.m.

Circle Time: Children from birth to 3 years old and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, songs, and finger plays while spending time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers per session. Space is limited on a first come / first serve basis the day of the program. Every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m.
Read & Play: Children from birth to 3 years old and caregivers can take part in wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers per session. Space is limited on a first come / first serve basis the day of the program. Every Friday at 11:00 a.m.
Craft-A-Way: Drop in and participate in creating projects related to a theme or holiday. Ages 1-4. February 12th from 12-1:00 p.m.

After School Lounge: Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind.
Every Monday-Thursday from 3:00- 5:00 p.m.
Friday After School Activities: 3:00 p.m.
February 5th – Competition
February 12th – Valentine’s Day Cards
February 19th – Wii & Board Games

Bleach Stamping: Create a one of a kind tee shirt with the use of two simple items: stamps and bleach! (shirts must remain overnight to dry). Presented by Jailin Acevedo. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old. February 26th 3:00 p.m.
NEW! Homework Help every Wednesday, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. John Konrath will be available to assist students with basic tutoring. There will be two one hour sessions; each with a limit of four students. Registration required: In-person.

Afternoon Computer Classes: These sessions will be geared toward adult students who’ve already learned the basics, and are ready to begin tackling more specific questions. Every Thursday from 12-1:30pm

February 4th – What is Social Media?
February 11th – Tune Into YouTube
February 18th – Trouble With Tablets
February 25th – Using USB Flash Drives

Island Writers-Creative Writing Group. This is a group for all who are interested in writing professionally or personally. Come check us out. It’s free and special! Meets every Tuesday at 1 p.m.
Computer Q & A: Tuesday mornings are all about the basics. “How do I turn a computer on?” “How do I use a mouse?” “How do I get on the Internet?” If you’ve asked yourself any of these questions, then we can help you! Every Tuesday from 10-12 p.m.

Résumé Writing Workshop and Online Job Search: Designed to assist in creating a new or updated resume. Topics include cover letters and resources for job opportunities. A flash drive is required to save your work. Every Wednesday from 10-12 p.m.
One-On-One: Computer and Tablet Assistance. Stop in or call to make an appointment for one hour of personalized instruction that addresses your questions and concerns.
Saturday Afternoon Movies: 1:00 p.m.

February 6 The Walk
February 13 Jurassic World
February 20 Mission Impossible: Rouge Nation
February 27 Self/less
Please check flyers or call in advance in case of any unscheduled changes, additions or cancellations. For events in other branches, please check our website at

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