History, Programs, Staying Home

Retro Gaming at the Library

The Lindenhurst Memorial Library will be a hosting a Retro Gaming Night on Zoom by Long Island Retro Gaming. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 17 from 7:30-8:30pm. Once you register you will be sent a link to your email in order to… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, History

Classic Cinema at Home

Craving an escape into the Golden Age of Hollywood? Hoopla and Kanopy have got you covered! Both resources have a combined 800+ films instantly available for streaming with your library card. Check out some of the titles below! If you… Continue Reading…

eBooks, History, Reading, Research

We Should Talk About: Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler is a phenomenal writer who has an eerie knack of portraying experiences before they occur and transforming moments from the past into a horrific present. Butler was raised by a single mother and found immense solace in her… 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…

eBooks, Film, History, Reading, Research

We Should Talk About: Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson is considered one of the greatest American poets. Born in Amherst in 1830, Emily was educated at the Amherst Academy and found fascination with a variety of subject such as science and botanical studies. As a writer she… Continue Reading…

History, News and Information

National Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month and there are plenty of ways to learn, celebrate and honor the lives and culture of Native Americans from the past, present and future. To learn more about the history of this month… Continue Reading…

Film, History

Veterans’ Day

My parents met in the mid-1940’s while working for W.T. Grant at the chain store’s Manhattan headquarters. My Dad was an early airline commuter flying around the country designing and overseeing the construction of new stores while my Mom worked… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, History, Pop Culture

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Looking for great movies, books and more to celebrate Spooky Season? The library has tons of options to find the scary, sweet, classic and contemporary! Check out some of our resources below to get started. History Curious about… Continue Reading…

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…

History, News and Information

Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Today is Columbus Day, a federal holiday that was created in 1937. To learn more about Columbus Day and its history, read this article from the Library of Congress. For books on Columbus and more, check out these titles! To… Continue Reading…

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