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Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year from September 15th to October 15th, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Visit the Hispanic Heritage Month… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, History, News and Information, Reading

Celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month with LML!

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, and we will be celebrating all month long! Scroll for ways to participate and to check out the books that our staff wish they could check out again for the first time. Get A… Continue Reading…

Local History

Bier Hier!: Early breweries of Lindenhurst

Beer has played a prominent role in German culture for centuries. Bavarian native John Feller was not the first Breslau brewer, but became well-known. He is pictured below with his family at their East John Street residence (the current site… Continue Reading…

Food, Programs

Monday Cooking Demos with Chef Rob: September Videos and Recipes

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This month’s recipes are a great way to kickoff fall and all it has to offer. Download the recipes below for Autumn Apple Scones, Fontina Cheese and Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken Marsala, Pork Tenderloin with Spinach and Tomato, and Oktoberfest German… Continue Reading…

Local History

Lindenhurst High School (1931)

The first high school in Lindenhurst was built and opened in 1931, on Wellwood Avenue. It was designed by Amityville architect Lewis Inglee (1886-1960) who also designed the old Babylon Town Hall on Montauk Highway, along with many other local… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Reading

Beat the Waitlist Blues with These Popular eBooks Available Right Now

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The library may be closed for construction, but your librarians are still here with book recommendations for titles you can download at home right now! Click on the links below or use the Libby app to access copies of these… Continue Reading…

Programs, Reading

SRC: What We Read This Summer

This summer we had an incredible amount of participation in our Summer Reading: Oceans of Possibilities programs! Together we read over 2000 books. Check out the book lists below to see some of the most popular titles we read this… Continue Reading…

Local History

The School Street School

By 1907, the board of education purchased 14 lots on School Street for $5,500 and started making plans for a $45,000 modern school with 16 classrooms. The price had tripled in the 14 years since the board first considered the… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, News and Information, Research

New at the Library: Bluebird App

Bluebird is a new app from Pronunciator that allows you to learn over 150 languages on your phone, tablet, or computer! Create an account with your library card on the computer. Download the Bluebird App to your phone or tablet… Continue Reading…

Local History

The Second Schoolhouse in Lindenhurst

After a few years, the student population increased and outgrew the old depot schoolhouse. In 1876, the community erected a new four-room schoolhouse on School Street just south of the original school. By 1890, class was guided by Principal George… Continue Reading…

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