Digital Services, History, News and Information

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day. This federal holiday was established in 1983 after 32 years of campaigning. For more information on how it was established, check out this article! For books on Martin Luther King Jr. and… Continue Reading…

Reading

Best Books of 2020: List Round Up

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Overwhelmed by all of the books published this year? Click on any of the buttons below to find comprehensive lists of the best of the best from 2020! When you find a book you cannot wait to read, find it… Continue Reading…

eBooks, Reading

Book Review: Mostly Dead Things

Mostly Dead Things Written By: Kristen Arnett Released: 2019 Avaliable as: Book, eBook, Audiobook Feature Image found on Portland Mercury BookBrowse Review and Readalikes Review: Floridian author Kristen Arnett’s debut novel, Mostly Dead Things honors the eccentricity of her home state but… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Programs

Sustainable Living: Gift Wrapping

Wrapping paper is a billion-dollar industry, resulting in millions of tons of waste that ends up in landfills each year, approximately 2.3 million pounds. ​Even if you recycle your wrapping paper, it may be rejected depending on your local municipality, and the amount of excess… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Documentary Review: The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

The Woman Who Loves Giraffes Directed By: Alison Reid Released: 2019 Avaliable On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/woman-who-loves-giraffes) Review: In 1956, Anne Innis Dagg completed a solo trip to South Africa to study giraffes. This was years before Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, News and Information, Programs

December Program Round Up

Are you ready for the world of programming the library has to offer in December? Register today with our program calendar, click here to find events and register! Health and Wellness Virtual Chair Yoga: Wednesdays at 12pm Reducing Stress This Holiday… Continue Reading…

eBooks, Film, History, Reading, Research

We Should Talk About: Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson is considered one of the greatest American poets. Born in Amherst in 1830, Emily was educated at the Amherst Academy and found fascination with a variety of subject such as science and botanical studies. As a writer she… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Film Review: Lady Macbeth

Lady Macbeth Directed By: William Oldroyd Released: 2016 Rated: R Avaliable On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/lady-macbeth-0) Review: This film is savoringly simple, pensive and alluring. This is a deceptive and manipulative way to introduce the power of the mind and the need for freedom and… Continue Reading…

History, News and Information

National Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month and there are plenty of ways to learn, celebrate and honor the lives and culture of Native Americans from the past, present and future. To learn more about the history of this month… Continue Reading…

eBooks, Programs, Reading, Staying Home

Patterson Book Club: Virtual Meeting

Join Reference Librarian Noel for the second meeting of the Patterson Book Club! Our sessions are on the third Thursday of the month on zoom. The next meeting will be on November 19th at 7pm. You can find the link to… Continue Reading…

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