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
• Wednesday, March 9, 2016 from 1pm – 3pm
• Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 1pm – 3pm
• Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 1pm – 3pm
• Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 1pm – 3pm
• Barbara G. 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.
2016 Book Fairs
Spring Book Fair
Please note the change in schedule!
Thursday, March 31st: Members-Only Preview Night from 6pm – 9pm
Friday, April 1st: 10am – 9pm
Saturday, April 2nd: 9am – 4pm
Country Fair Book Sale
Sunday, September 25th (Rain date: October 2nd) from 11am – 5pm
Holiday Book Fair
Thursday, November 17th: Members-Only Preview Night from 6pm – 9pm
Friday, November 18th: 10am – 8:30pm
Saturday, November 16th: 9am – 4pm
Don’t forget about our special Book Fair Preview Nights!
Friends’ members are invited to attend this exclusive preview sale, held the night before each Book Fair.
• Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 2pm: Ed Ryan Concert – Irish Songs & Stories
• Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 9am – 1 pm: Shredding Day at the Library
• Tuesday, April 5, 2016 from 10am – 9pm: Library Budget Vote
• Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 9am – 1 pm: Shredding Day at the Library
For more information, please e-mail us at: Friends@westisliplibrary.org