The Library's mission is to encourage a love of reading, storytelling and learning by providing free year-round access to its collection, programs and technology in a traditional, friendly, and charming setting for islanders of all ages.
Please join us for a holiday party and reading before the lighting of the Union Chapel tree lighting ceremony. We plan on beginning the reading at 4 pm. The party will feature cookies, hot chocolate and -- who knows? -- maybe a special Christmas visitor!
The Marcie L. Madden Memorial Garden is open! Please come by and visit this transformational outdoor space. Sit in the shade and read a book or bring your laptop. And be on the lookout for programs and special events in our new venue. We welcome all patrons to come and enjoy this tranquil spot.
To honor Peter’s many years as President of the Library Board and his continued serviceand as a tribute to his love of sailing, the library initiated The Peter Brinckerhoff Nautical Lecture Series in 2010.
Have your kids grown up? Are you almost over your Will Smith phase? Maybe its time to edit your DVD collection! The Fishers Island Library is trying to expand its current DVD holdings. As DVDs are a very popular item, your donations will go a long way in helping us increase our offerings. Simply leave your gently used DVDs on the porch and we will promise them a good home. Feel free to come by and visit them whenever you want. Thank you in advance!
The Fishers Island Library has been hosting monthly Adult Book Discussions on a regular basis since 1996. All members of our island community are welcome to attend. Even if you haven't read the book being discussed, it is likely that you'll find a way to contribute to the discussion. Find out dates and titles on the calendar pages here: http://www.fishersisland.net
Book selections range from classics, biographies, books on history and current events, popular beach reads, mystery, science fiction, children's classics and more.
For many years the library has had jigsaw puzzles set up in the Martha Ferguson Memorial Reading room. It's the perfect activity for young and old. Also a nice reason to escape the house on a rainy day!
So stop on in, put in a couple of pieces and meet new people!