Friends of the Library

Who are the Friends?
The Friends of the West Islip Public Library, Inc. is an association of people interested in their local library!

What do the Friends do?
• Focus public attention on the library.
• Stimulate the use of library services and resources
• Receive and encourage endowments, gifts & bequests to the library
• Support and cooperate in developing its services and facilities for the community

How do I join?
To join the Friends, please inquire at the Circulation Desk or print out this membership application and send it to:

Friends of the West Islip Public Library
3 Higbie Lane
West Islip, NY 11795

• Supporter: $5
• Contributor: $10
• Sponsor: $25
• Patron: $50

2017 Meetings
• Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 1pm – 3pm
• Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 1pm – 3pm
• Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 1pm – 3pm
• Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 1pm – 3pm

Officers, 2017
• Barbara Maher, President
• Marilyn Gutierrez, Vice-President
• Joan Jablonsky, Secretary
• Angela LaGiglia, Treasurer
• Steve Komins, Member-at-Large
• Andrew Hamm, Library Liaison

Click here
for a complete list of donations made to the library by the Friends.

2017 Book Fairs
Spring Book Fair
Thursday, March 30th: Members-Only Preview Night from 6pm – 9pm
Friday, March 31st: 10am – 9pm  *Special door prize drawing for those attending 6pm – 9pm!
Saturday, April 1st: 9am – 4pm

Country Fair Book Sale
Sunday, September 24th: 11am – 5pm (Rain Date: Sunday, October 4th)

Holiday Book Fair
Thursday, November 16th: Members-Only Preview Night from 6pm – 9pm
Friday, November 17th: 10am – 9pm
Saturday, November 18th: 9am – 4pm

Special Events
• Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 2pm: Kevin Westly presents History of Ireland in Song
Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 9am – 1 pm: Shredding Day at the Library
• Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 2pm: The Karkowa Sisters – a piano & violin duo
• Tuesday, April 4, 2017 from 10am – 9pm: Annual Library Budget Vote
• September Shredding Day at the Library date TBA

For more information, please e-mail us at: