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 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
• 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
• 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: Friends@westisliplibrary.org