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…

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…

eBooks, Reading

Book Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo Written By: Taylor Jenkins Reid Released: 2017 Available as: Book, eBook, eAudiobook Feature Image found on BookRiot Review: Daisy Jones and the Six was the book that everyone wanted to read in 2019. A… Continue Reading…

Film, History

Veterans’ Day

My parents met in the mid-1940’s while working for W.T. Grant at the chain store’s Manhattan headquarters. My Dad was an early airline commuter flying around the country designing and overseeing the construction of new stores while my Mom worked… Continue Reading…

Introductions, News and Information, Programs

Program Preview: Post-Election Politics

Greetings Lindenhurst Memorial Library patrons! This is Robert, one of your adult services librarians giving you a heads up about an upcoming virtual program I am running through Zoom. The title of the program is “Post-Election Politics: Who Represents You?”… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, News and Information

Defensive Driving Online Course Extended

In light of COVID-19, AARP made all of their defensive driving courses available online. AARP Smart Driver online course is available here. A special 25% off discount is offered to keep the price close to the classroom course price. You can… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, Reading

Documentary Review: The Booksellers

The Booksellers Directed By: D.W. Young Released: 2019 Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/booksellers) Review: This documentary is great for so many reasons. It is unapologetically New York, from a focus on Fran Lebowitz, to the narration by Parker Posey, and the… Continue Reading…

How to Guides, News and Information

Voting Resources

If you are voting in person on Election Day, you can search for your polling place here. For more information on dropping off an Absentee Ballot, please click here. For additional information, click here for the Suffolk County Board of… Continue Reading…

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