Reading

Book Review: Cultish-The Language of Fanaticism

Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism Written By: Amanda Montell Available as: Book, Audiobook (Libby) Feature Image found on Next Big Idea Club Review: Amanda Montell is someone who knows and respects language more than most. Her perspective as a linguist… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Reading

New at the Library: Hold My Spot!

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Do you love certain authors? Are you a devoted fan who reads all of their new books? Do you want to get books faster? Sign up for Hold My Spot! You can fill out a simple form and get automatically… Continue Reading…

History, Pop Culture, Research

We Should Talk About: Nella Larsen

*Feature Image found on Lapham’s Quarterly Nella Larsen is a force beyond measure. With her novels and short stories, written with clear, complex and powerful prose, Larsen forced readers to reevaluate their understanding and relationship to race, gender and class.… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Documentary Review: Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It Directed By: Mariem Pérez Riera Released: 2021 Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/rita-moreno-just-girl-who-decided-go-it) Over a 70+ year career, Rita Moreno defied both her humble upbringing and relentless racism to become one… Continue Reading…

Food, Programs

Monday Cooking Demos with Chef Rob: October Videos and Recipes

pumpkins

This month’s recipes are bound to become some of your family’s fall favorites. Download the recipes below for Pumpkin Soup, Chicken Breast with Sundried Tomato, Greek Pork Chops and Pumpkin Pie Muffins. View the videos for these recipes and previous… Continue Reading…

Pop Culture, Programs, Reading

It’s Spooky Season!

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Join us for Halloween Trivia at Sand City South on Monday, October 25th at 7pm! No registration required. Do you possess the Halloween spirit? Take your trivia team to Sand City for a special Halloween themed trivia event designed to… Continue Reading…

News and Information, Pop Culture, Reading

Banned Books Week 2021

Since 1982, Banned Books Week has been an event that brings the book community together to celebrate the freedom to read, and the ability to seek and express ideas. It also provides an opportunity to reflect on past and current… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, News and Information

Hispanic Heritage Month

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

Reading

Book Review: We Are Watching Eliza Bright

We Are Watching Eliza Bright Written By: A.E. Osworth Book, Playaway, Libby (eBook and Audiobook) Feature Image found on Autostraddle Review: This book is simply unlike anything I have ever read. Eliza Bright is a coder who takes a stand against… Continue Reading…

Food, Programs

Monday Cooking Demos with Chef Rob: September Videos and Recipes

close up photography of apples

This month’s recipes are bound to become some of your family’s fall favorites. Download the recipes below for an Autumn Sheet Pan Dinner, Granny Smith Apple Fritter Bread, Honeycrisp Apple Snickerdoodle Bread, and a Provolone and Broccoli Baked Orecchiette Pasta.… Continue Reading…

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