Digital Services, Film, History, Pop Culture

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Looking for great movies, books and more to celebrate Spooky Season? The library has tons of options to find the scary, sweet, classic and contemporary! Check out some of our resources below to get started. History Curious about… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, eBooks, History, Reading

We Should Talk About: Elizabeth Bishop

Hello! I wanted to highlight one of my favorite poets, Elizabeth Bishop. Her poetry has been regarded as some of the strongest in the English language, and she is known for her command over words. Bishop won the Pulitzer Prize… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, How to Guides, News and Information, Reading, Research

New at the Library: BookBrowse

Need to find your next favorite book? Overwhelmed by choices and need some recommendations? Want to start a book club? Check out BookBrowse! This database is now available through the library and will give you a new way to find… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Film Review: The Farewell

The Farewell Directed By: Lulu Wang Released: 2019 Rated: PG Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/farewell-1) Review: This film is a wonderful take on family, especially families who grow up in different countries and have different relationships to their culture. Returning to… Continue Reading…

Pop Culture, Reading

Louise Glück Awarded Nobel Prize

Louise Glück served as U.S. Poet Laureate from 2003-2004, and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature this year. Her poetry has been a constant body of innovative work that serves as inspiration to both its readers and Glück’s contemporaries.… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, eBooks, Reading, Staying Home

Virtual Book Club: James Patterson

Join Reference Librarian Noel for the new James Patterson Book Club! Our first session will be on October 22nd at 7pm via zoom. You can find the link to register here! For the first session we will have an open… Continue Reading…

eBooks, Reading

Book Review: My Sister, The Serial Killer

My Sister, The Serial Killer Written By: Oyinkan Braithwaite Released: 2018 Available as: Book, eBook, eAudiobook Feature Image found on LitHub Review: This book is strange, thrilling and enticing. It reads quickly and is somewhat segmented in structure, each chapter… Continue Reading…

eBooks, Staying Home

Get Crafty: Journaling

Journaling can be a very useful tool to foster creativity, mental health and to just spend some time with yourself. According to this article from the University of Rochester Medical Center, keeping a journal can help people to meditate, prioritize… Continue Reading…

History, News and Information

Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Today is Columbus Day, a federal holiday that was created in 1937. To learn more about Columbus Day and its history, read this article from the Library of Congress. For books on Columbus and more, check out these titles! To… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, History, How to Guides

The World Book Database

Missing encyclopedias? Need some research in your life? Want a way to learn random things and find some fun facts? Check out the World Book Encyclopedia and discover a whole world of information! This database can be accessed through our… Continue Reading…

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