Digital Services, eBooks, Film, History, Museums, Staying Home

The Wonderful Women of Oz

Hello! I spent several years writing a very long paper on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. In this paper I looked into Baum, his influences, the world he lived in, and his incredible children’s book to… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Film Review: Moonlight

Moonlight Directed By: Barry Jenkins Released: 2016 Rated: R Available on Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/moonlight) Moonlight is an Academy Award winning film that tells the story of a man named Chiron. As he grows up in Miami, the film explores three different,… Continue Reading…

Film

Film Review: Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent Directed By: Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman Released: 2017 Avaiable On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/loving-vincent-1) This movie is the first painted feature film in history. For that alone taking the time to watch it is worth it. There is inspiring… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, eBooks, Reading, Staying Home

Summer Reading Club 2020

Join us this summer at the Lindenhurst Memorial Library and get a chance to win some awesome raffle prizes (only one prize awarded per participant.) Try out our Bingo Board! Complete 1 row across, diagonal or down on the Bingo… Continue Reading…

Film

Documentary Review: Always At The Carlyle

Always At The Carlyle Directed By: Matthew Miele Released: 2018 Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/always-carlyle) Review: This documentary is wonderful for getting swept into the glamour, beauty and history of New York City. The Carlyle Hotel is an institution unlike any… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, Music, Staying Home

Broadway From Home

With Broadway shows being suspended through September 6th, there are several options to see your favorite performances, songs and shows from home – the show must go on! Kanopy has several documentaries on different Broadway shows, their themes and history.… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, eBooks

Sustainable Living Resources

What is Sustainable Living? According to UNICEF, Sustainable Living is a method of limiting environmental impact through education, limiting waste, limiting emissions, conserving water, avoiding toxins, traveling responsibly, and advocating for change. All of these actions are done with the… Continue Reading…

Film, History

Documentary Review: Packed in a Trunk

Packed in a Trunk: The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson Directed By: Michelle Boyaner Released: 2015 Available on Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/packed-trunk-lost-art-edith-lake-wilkinson) This documentary follows the mystery of an artist’s lost life. Edith Lake Wilkinson was placed in an asylum and… Continue Reading…

Museums, Staying Home, Travel

Virtual Museums

With Museums being shut down due to the COVID outbreak, many are supplying online exhibits, virtual walking tours, and digital interaction with their collections. Below is a list of some of the options out there which will be updated as… Continue Reading…

Film

Film Review: Reaching for the Moon

Reaching for the Moon Directed By: Bruno Barreto Released: 2013 Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/reaching-moon-0) Review: Elizabeth Bishop is one of the greatest poets to have ever lived. In this beautiful and pensive film, her poems are given light and love… Continue Reading…

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