Digital Services, How to Guides, News and Information, Reading, Research

New at the Library: BookBrowse

Need to find your next favorite book? Overwhelmed by choices and need some recommendations? Want to start a book club? Check out BookBrowse! This database is now available through the library and will give you a new way to find… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, History, How to Guides

The World Book Database

Missing encyclopedias? Need some research in your life? Want a way to learn random things and find some fun facts? Check out the World Book Encyclopedia and discover a whole world of information! This database can be accessed through our… Continue Reading…

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

Locating a Book at the Library

Everyone knows that when you want to find where a book is in the library, you go to the OPAC (online public access catalog) and search by title, author, or subject. When you find the book you want, you note… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, How to Guides, News and Information, Research, Staying Home

Suffolk Libraries at Home

Suffolk County Libraries have put together a list of online resources for young and old patrons … while school is out and people are sheltering at home. Called “Suffolk Libraries at Home, ”  it lists links to the websites of… Continue Reading…

Cooking, eBooks, How to Guides, Pop Culture

Kombucha Who?

Kombucha is a fermented sweet tea created with a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast that is referred to as a scoby. Kombucha can be made with a variety of teas and ingredients to create different flavors. It is primarily… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, How to Guides, News and Information

Online Health Resources Using Live-brary.com

Live-brary.com contains a collection of online databases, including a few featuring health and medical topics. This can be helpful during these health-conscious days. One database is Gale OneFile Health and Medicine. It is designed for students and health care professionals,… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, How to Guides, News and Information

Niche Academy

The Lindenhurst Memorial Library now subscribes to Niche Academy, a collection of “how-to” videos that guide us through all of the online products available in our daily lives. From computer software to hardware, social media to databases, Niche Academy explains… Continue Reading…

Film, How to Guides, Music

Music Concert Downloads: Online from the Lindenhurst Memorial Library!

Hello again! This is Peter, the Audio/Video materials Adult Reference Librarian at our library. One of the things I’ve been missing the most during these trying times is the live music concert experience. Fortunately, to fill the absence of live… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, How to Guides

Documentaries Online: Available Now at the Lindenhurst Memorial Library website!

Hello, everybody! I’m Peter, the audio/video materials librarian at the library, here again to blog about the vast amount of documentary video titles available now on our website with your library card! I have always enjoyed documentaries and probably spend… Continue Reading…

How to Guides, News and Information

The Eco Challenge, Join Us!

As part of our celebration of Earth Day and our continuous goal of sustainability, the library is participating in the Drawdown Eco Challenge. “Drawdown EcoChallenge provides tools and inspiration to turn intention into action, and gives participants a fun and… Continue Reading…

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