How to Guides

The Later years of the Old Train Depot

A postcard from a few years later shows the hand operated crossing gates on Wellwood Avenue facing East. Next time: The Old Depot Station House goes on the move to a new home. Our ongoing online series “Zooming Through Lindy… Continue Reading…

Get Crafty

DIY: Patriotic Bandana Wreath

In the May/June issue of “The Wave” the library is offering a craft program titled, “Patriotic Bandana Wreath”. Just in time for Memorial Day and Independence Day, this wreath is perfect all summer long. We were pleasantly surprised to see… Continue Reading…

History, Museums

A New Depot for a New Century

The new bay window on the front of the station house. Next time: “The Later Years”. Also, don’t forget to register for our monthly Zoom presentation “Zooming Through Lindy History” on the Library Website https://lindenhurst.librarycalendar.com/. The next installment is “Houses… Continue Reading…

History

The First Train Depots in Lindenhurst (1867-1901)

After being replaced by a new school building in 1876, the old depot continued on in several uses including as a private residence where, considerably altered, it still stands to this day. Next time: A new depot for a new… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, How to Guides, Research

New at the Library: JobNow

JobNow is a new resource from Brainfuse that provides a vast amount of career and job oriented resources. Check out some of the tools below! JobNow Receive live job coaching, real-time interview practice, full-service resume lab, 24/7 access to local job… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, eBooks, History, Pop Culture

April is National Poetry Month!

This year is the 25th since the American Academy of Poets marked April as National Poetry Month. Starting in 1996, National Poetry Month has worked to signify that importance of poetry in our culture, and the essential role that poets… Continue Reading…

Film, Programs

Film Discussion: Decoding the Weather Machine

Join scientists on a quest to better understand the weather and climate machine we call Earth. Why do scientists overwhelmingly agree that our climate is changing, and how can we be resilient – even thrive -in the face of enormous… Continue Reading…

eBooks, Reading

Book Review: All My Mother’s Lovers

All My Mother’s Lovers Written By: Ilana Masad Released: 2020 Available as: Book, eBook, Audiobook Feature Image found on Penguin Random House BookBrowse Review Review: Ilana Masad has created a beautiful story that uses grief to access the reader and… Continue Reading…

Reading

Parenting Picks

crop parent holding smiling baby in arms against gray wall in room

I recently welcomed my first child in the world! The cliche is true, nothing can prepare you for parenthood. For the moms out there, you know that every pregnancy is unique so any advice you are given take with a… Continue Reading…

Cooking, Get Crafty, How to Guides, Reading, Staying Home

Feeding Backyard Birds

red cardinal bird on tree branch

Winter bird feeding can be a very enjoyable activity. Severe winters are tough on birds when it comes to finding food, water and shelter, and they need your help. Having a backyard bird feeder will attract birds when their natural… Continue Reading…

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