News and Information, Programs

VITA Tax Appointments May Be Cancelled, but Help Is Still Available!

VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, is a service provided by volunteers and generally offered at the library to help individuals with tax preparation. Earlier in the year, we worked in conjunction with the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island… Continue Reading…

Cooking, Film

Suncookers – Teaching Refugees Solar Cooking (Kanopy Film Review)

Shot in Kenya in 2006, this short documentary film follows Margaret Owino, of Solar Cookers International in Nairobi, as she teaches refugees how to use solar cooking. Deforestation in Kenya has made the firewood and charcoal that the refugees use… Continue Reading…

eBooks, Pop Culture, Reading

Book Review: The Pull of the Stars

The Pull of the Stars Written By: Emma Donoghue Released: 2020 Available as: Book, eBook, Audiobook Feature Image found on Evening Standard BookBrowse Review Review: You need to be prepared to read this book.   Set in 1918 war-torn Dublin during… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Get Crafty, How to Guides, News and Information

Get Crafty: Creativebug

Love crafting? Creativebug.com has thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. With your Lindenhurst Memorial Library card you have unlimited access to projects, tutorials, new skills and more! You can find Creativebug… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, History, News and Information

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day. This federal holiday was established in 1983 after 32 years of campaigning. For more information on how it was established, check out this article! For books on Martin Luther King Jr. and… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, How to Guides, Introductions, News and Information

Book a Librarian

Do you need help using one of our online databases? Need troubleshooting for an e-reader or other electronic device for accessing library materials? Maybe you need a tutorial on how to use Zoom for one of our virtual programs? The… Continue Reading…

Cooking, How to Guides

Cozy Winter Baking

The holiday season may be over, but it’s never too late to make cookies! Cookies are a great treat year round, but warm cookies in the winter can’t be beat. Gingerbread, shortbread, thumb prints, Linzer tarts, rugelach… my list of… Continue Reading…

Reading

Best Books of 2020: List Round Up

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Overwhelmed by all of the books published this year? Click on any of the buttons below to find comprehensive lists of the best of the best from 2020! When you find a book you cannot wait to read, find it… Continue Reading…

eBooks, Reading

Book Review: Mostly Dead Things

Mostly Dead Things Written By: Kristen Arnett Released: 2019 Avaliable as: Book, eBook, Audiobook Feature Image found on Portland Mercury BookBrowse Review and Readalikes Review: Floridian author Kristen Arnett’s debut novel, Mostly Dead Things honors the eccentricity of her home state but… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Programs

Sustainable Living: Gift Wrapping

Wrapping paper is a billion-dollar industry, resulting in millions of tons of waste that ends up in landfills each year, approximately 2.3 million pounds. ​Even if you recycle your wrapping paper, it may be rejected depending on your local municipality, and the amount of excess… Continue Reading…

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