Digital Services, Research, Sustainability

Green New Year Resolutions

The new year is a great time to make some changes in your lifestyle that will help you minimize your environmental impact. As the new Sustainability Coordinator for the Lindenhurst Memorial Library, I am excited to share with you resources… 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…

Digital Services, News and Information, Research

New at the Library: JobNow

JobNow is a new resource from Brainfuse that provides a vast amount of career and job oriented resources. Check out some of the tools below! JobNow Receive live job coaching, real-time interview practice, full-service resume lab, 24/7 access to local job… Continue Reading…

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…

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…

Digital Services, History, Reading, Research

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, 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…

History, Research

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…

News and Information, Programs, Research

Fact or Fiction?: How to Identify Fake News Library Program

You see a news story online. You came across it through a simple search on a topic, or someone shared it with you on social media. How sure are you that what you are reading is true? We hear the… Continue Reading…

History, Research

U.S. Women’s Suffrage Centennial, 1920-2020: 100 Years of Votes for Women

Hello, this is Peter, one of the adult reference librarians. The first film I remember seeing in a movie theater was Mary Poppins and I still remember being especially taken by the character of Mrs. Banks, played by Glynis Johns,… Continue Reading…

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