Digital Services, Film, Pop Culture

Film Review: Together Together

Together Together Directed By: Nikole Beckwith Released: 2021 Rated: R Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/together-together) Review: This film is a gift and a tribute to the power of human connection. With a soothing charm it conveys the awkward, sometimes uncomfortable, but… Continue Reading…

History, Pop Culture, Research

We Should Talk About: Nella Larsen

*Feature Image found on Lapham’s Quarterly Nella Larsen is a force beyond measure. With her novels and short stories, written with clear, complex and powerful prose, Larsen forced readers to reevaluate their understanding and relationship to race, gender and class.… Continue Reading…

Pop Culture, Programs, Reading

It’s Spooky Season!

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Join us for Halloween Trivia at Sand City South on Monday, October 25th at 7pm! No registration required. Do you possess the Halloween spirit? Take your trivia team to Sand City for a special Halloween themed trivia event designed to… Continue Reading…

News and Information, Pop Culture, Reading

Banned Books Week 2021

Since 1982, Banned Books Week has been an event that brings the book community together to celebrate the freedom to read, and the ability to seek and express ideas. It also provides an opportunity to reflect on past and current… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, History, Pop Culture, Reading

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…

History, 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, 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…

History, Pop Culture, Reading

Louise Glück Awarded Nobel Prize

Louise Glück served as U.S. Poet Laureate from 2003-2004, and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature this year. Her poetry has been a constant body of innovative work that serves as inspiration to both its readers and Glück’s contemporaries.… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, History, Pop Culture

Documentary Review: RBG

RBG Directed By: Julie Cohen and Betsy West Released: 2018 Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/rbg-1) Review: This documentary is inspiring and full of constant passion, power and joy. The film chooses to focus on multiple facets of Justice Ginsburg’s life including… Continue Reading…

History, Pop Culture

National Hobbit Day: Celebrating the Life and Works of J.R.R. Tolkien

September 22 has been proclaimed and celebrated by Tolkien fans as National Hobbit Day since 1978. The date marks the mutual birthdays of hobbits Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, the protagonists of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings respectively.… Continue Reading…

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