Introductions, News and Information

Thanks for Being Here!

If you’re reading this, then it means you have found our brand new blog for the Adult Services Department of the Library! My name is Lisa Kropp, and I’m the Director of the Library. While my background in librarianship concentrated… Continue Reading…

Film

The New Normal at the Movies

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In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, movie studios have shiftedtheir film release dates. While many smaller films that had on-demand debutshave proceeded with the digital parts of those releases, many films are eithermoving to 2021 or being delayed indefinitely.… Continue Reading…

Cooking, Film, Reading

Alice Waters and her Delicious Revolution

Alice Waters had a dream. Opening a restaurant that feeds her friends fresh, wholesome foods while enjoying each other’s company; like the beloved cafes she would frequent when visiting France. Her passion for organic ingredients started at her restaurant, where… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Get Crafty, Staying Home

Get Crafty: Finger Knitting

The library has several ways to learn different skills, opening the door to a world of crafting! Want to learn to knit but not sure where to begin? Finger knitting is a wonderful method that comes together quickly and only… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, History

Classic Cinema at Home

Craving an escape into the Golden Age of Hollywood? Hoopla and Kanopy have got you covered! Both resources have a combined 800+ films instantly available for streaming with your library card. Check out some of the titles below! If you… Continue Reading…

eBooks, History, Reading, Research

We Should Talk About: Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler is a phenomenal writer who has an eerie knack of portraying experiences before they occur and transforming moments from the past into a horrific present. Butler was raised by a single mother and found immense solace in her… Continue Reading…

News and Information, Programs

VITA Tax Appointments May Be Cancelled, but Help Is Still Available!

VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, is a service provided by volunteers and generally offered at the library to help individuals with tax preparation. Earlier in the year, we worked in conjunction with the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island… Continue Reading…

Cooking, Film

Suncookers – Teaching Refugees Solar Cooking (Kanopy Film Review)

Shot in Kenya in 2006, this short documentary film follows Margaret Owino, of Solar Cookers International in Nairobi, as she teaches refugees how to use solar cooking. Deforestation in Kenya has made the firewood and charcoal that the refugees use… Continue Reading…

eBooks, Pop Culture, Reading

Book Review: The Pull of the Stars

The Pull of the Stars Written By: Emma Donoghue Released: 2020 Available as: Book, eBook, Audiobook Feature Image found on Evening Standard BookBrowse Review Review: You need to be prepared to read this book.   Set in 1918 war-torn Dublin during… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Get Crafty, How to Guides, News and Information

Get Crafty: Creativebug

Love crafting? Creativebug.com has thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. With your Lindenhurst Memorial Library card you have unlimited access to projects, tutorials, new skills and more! You can find Creativebug… Continue Reading…

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…

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