Digital Services, eBooks, History, Reading

We Should Talk About: Elizabeth Bishop

Hello! I wanted to highlight one of my favorite poets, Elizabeth Bishop. Her poetry has been regarded as some of the strongest in the English language, and she is known for her command over words. Bishop won the Pulitzer Prize… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, eBooks, Reading, Staying Home

Virtual Book Club: James Patterson

Join Reference Librarian Noel for the new James Patterson Book Club! Our first session will be on October 22nd at 7pm via zoom. You can find the link to register here! For the first session we will have an open… Continue Reading…

eBooks, Reading

Book Review: My Sister, The Serial Killer

My Sister, The Serial Killer Written By: Oyinkan Braithwaite Released: 2018 Available as: Book, eBook, eAudiobook Feature Image found on LitHub Review: This book is strange, thrilling and enticing. It reads quickly and is somewhat segmented in structure, each chapter… Continue Reading…

eBooks, Staying Home

Get Crafty: Journaling

Journaling can be a very useful tool to foster creativity, mental health and to just spend some time with yourself. According to this article from the University of Rochester Medical Center, keeping a journal can help people to meditate, prioritize… Continue Reading…

eBooks, Reading

Book Review: The Secrets We Kept

The Secrets We Kept Written By: Lara Prescott Released: 2019 Available as: Book, Large Print, eBook, eAudiobook Feature Image found from Shelf Awareness Review: The Secrets We Kept is a beautiful example of how genres can come together and build… Continue Reading…

Cooking, Digital Services, eBooks, Programs

Sustainable Cooking Virtual Program: How to Compost

Join Reference Librarian Noel on Tuesday, October 2nd at 7pm on Zoom to learn all about creating a composting heap, how to freeze veggie scraps or how to find resources for composting . To register click here! Find plenty of… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, eBooks, News and Information, Reading

Banned Books Week: September 27th-October 3rd

Banned Books Week was created to celebrate the freedom to read as well as bring attention to the attempts to censor ideas in the past and the ongoing challenges that are experienced today. Click here for the Top 10 Challenged… Continue Reading…

Cooking, eBooks, Travel

Fall Into Autumn: Farm Guide 2020

One of the best parts of the fall season is picking pumpkins, apples, and being in the crisp air on a Long Island farm. Due to the pandemic, some changes have been made to farm hours, openings and events. LI… 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…

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…

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