Digital Services, How to Guides, Introductions

Brainfuse Adult Learning Center

Whether you’re going back to school, changing jobs, or just looking to build up your skill set then this could be the answer! Brainfuse is an online learning resource that our library offers to its patrons for those in need… Continue Reading…

History, Introductions

The Story of Jones Beach

Living on Long Island it’s likely you’ve been to Jones Beach at least once. Jones Beach State Park in its present use has a long history stretching back almost a century. One could find its origins in 17th century colonial… Continue Reading…

History

You’re a Grand Old Flag…

The Stars and Stripes, the Star-Spangled Banner, and Old Glory are just a few nicknames that we as Americans have for our national flag. We see it hoisted above government buildings, in front of houses, on the back of cars,… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, How to Guides, Introductions

The Great Courses

Have you ever wanted to take a university-level course in a subject of your choosing at your own pace? Whether you need to brush up on a specific topic or are looking to broaden your knowledge in your spare time,… Continue Reading…

How to Guides

The Start of Summer

We all know that Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of the summer season for most people. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, we get a little over three months of warm weather and the opportunity for leisure. This… Continue Reading…

Introductions

Backyard Beekeeping

Beekeeping, also known as apiculture, is the practice of maintaining beehives by humans for a variety of reasons — whether it is collecting honey, promoting pollination for plants and crops, or just for the sake of a hobby. A few… Continue Reading…

Film, History

Star Wars: A Brief History

The date of May 4th recently passed with what many might recognize as Star Wars Day. “May the fourth” is a pun on one of the most quoted movie lines “May the Force be with you” made famous by the… Continue Reading…

Genealogy, History, How to Guides

My Genealogical Research

Hello again everyone! I have covered a few topics on genealogical research and I wanted to share some of the results that I was able to compile over several months of my own research. I was fortunate enough to take… Continue Reading…

Genealogy, History, How to Guides

Genealogy and DNA

Welcome back everyone! Today’s topic I find to be very popular and interesting depending on your perspective. DNA testing has blown up in the last few years through services like AncestryDNA, 23andMe, or FamilyTreeDNA. These are all great ways to… Continue Reading…

Genealogy, History, How to Guides

Genealogical Records

Hello everyone! I thought for this entry I would give an overview of common types of records that you might come across in your research. Different record types offer a variety of information on your ancestors from dating life events… Continue Reading…

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