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…

Digital Services, Research

Pronunciator Database

Always wanted to learn a new language? Trying to become more familiar with certain phrases? Want to brush up on a language you learned long ago? Try using the Pronunciator Database! This database it available to you with a library… Continue Reading…

eBooks, History

We Should Talk About: Shirley Jackson

Hello! The next author I wanted to talk about is Shirley Jackson, an acclaimed novelist who created mystery and thrill around her real life as well as her fictional worlds. Shirley Jackson was another difficult woman, who lived in a… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Documentary Review: Jack of All Trades

Jack of All Trades: A Baseball Card Scandal Directed By: Harvey Glazer and Stuart Stone Released: 2019 Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/jack-all-trades) Review: This documentary can get a little crazy with the narrative and sometimes it struggles to focus on its… Continue Reading…

eBooks, Pop Culture

Remembering Tom Seaver

Hello, I’m Peter, one of the adult reference librarians and a longtime Mets fan. The late Tom Seaver was an idol to me, my younger brother, and our neighborhood buddies. I knew his name even before I saw my first… Continue Reading…

Programs, Research

Fact or Fiction?: How to Identify Fake News Library Program

You see a news story online. You came across it through a simple search on a topic, or someone shared it with you on social media. How sure are you that what you are reading is true? We hear the… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Television on Hoopla

Looking for a new way to watch TV shows? Try Hoopla! Hoopla has a great selection of television from classics like the Dick Van Dyke show, to newer thrillers, British gems, mysteries, and comforting food shows or even Bob Ross.… Continue Reading…

News and Information, Research

Hurricane Season on Long Island

This year’s hurricane season began on June 1st and continues through November 30th. According to AccuWeather, the 2020 season is expected to have a higher than normal number of tropical storms, from 14 to 18, resulting in an increase in… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Film Review: The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio

The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio Directed By: Jane Anderson Released: 2005 Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/prize-winner-defiance-ohio) This film is charming, witty and brings a sense of nostalgia and family that very few films can muster. Based off of the book… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, eBooks, Reading

Audiobooks on Hoopla

Have you considered trying audiobooks? Audiobooks are great because they enable you to read without tying up your hands or eyes. You can listen to stories while driving, cleaning or walking! Interested in more of the conversation around audiobooks? Check… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, History, Music

Documentary Review: The Girls in the Band

The Girls in the Band Directed By: Judy Chaikin Released: 2013 Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/girls-band-5) Review: For anyone who loves astounding music and appreciates history that has been underrated and unknown for too long, this documentary is for you. Going… Continue Reading…

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