Pop Culture, Reading

BookTok Romance Review: Funny You Should Ask by Elissa Sussman

Chani Horowitz is in a rut—she’s fresh off a divorce and struggling with her writing career. Even after publishing two well-received essay collections, all anyone seems to know Chani for is the viral story she wrote ten years ago—a profile… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, Pop Culture

Documentary Review: The Gospel According To André

The Gospel According To André Directed By: Kate Novack Released: 2018 Available On: Hoopla (https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/13095345) Review: Kate Novack has created a film that washes the viewer with the brutal honesty of beauty and elegance befitting of its subject. Following the… Continue Reading…

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Happy Pride Month!

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Pride Month celebrates the LGBTQIA+ Community and honors the Stonewall Uprising of 1969. You can learn more and explore some wonderful resources with this site! Check out the post below for more resources, as well as book and film recommendations.… Continue Reading…

Film, History, Pop Culture, Reading

Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month – commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history. Looking for more ways to celebrate Women’s History Month? Check out this website. The American Women of Science symposium… Continue Reading…

Film, History, Pop Culture

Documentary Review: Lorraine Hansberry

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart Directed By: Tracy Heather Strain Released: 2017 Rated: PG Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/lorraine-hansberry-sighted-eyesfeeling-heart) Review: This documentary has everything a phenomenal documentary needs. From powerful insights, brilliant interviews, and a clear fascination with the subject at… Continue Reading…

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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…

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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…

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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…


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