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…

Film, Programs, Sustainability

Film Discussion: Decoding the Weather Machine

Join scientists on a quest to better understand the weather and climate machine we call Earth. Why do scientists overwhelmingly agree that our climate is changing, and how can we be resilient – even thrive -in the face of enormous… Continue Reading…

Crafts, Food, Sustainability

Feeding Backyard Birds

red cardinal bird on tree branch

Winter bird feeding can be a very enjoyable activity. Severe winters are tough on birds when it comes to finding food, water and shelter, and they need your help. Having a backyard bird feeder will attract birds when their natural… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Programs, Sustainability

Sustainable Living: Gift Wrapping

Wrapping paper is a billion-dollar industry, resulting in millions of tons of waste that ends up in landfills each year, approximately 2.3 million pounds. ​Even if you recycle your wrapping paper, it may be rejected depending on your local municipality, and the amount of excess… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Food, Programs, Sustainability

Sustainable Cooking Virtual Program: How to Compost

Join Reference Librarian Noel on Tuesday, October 2nd at 7pm on Zoom to learn all about creating a composting heap, how to freeze veggie scraps or how to find resources for composting . To register click here! Find plenty of… Continue Reading…

Food, News and Information, Sustainability

Fall Into Autumn: Farm Guide 2020

One of the best parts of the fall season is picking pumpkins, apples, and being in the crisp air on a Long Island farm. Due to the pandemic, some changes have been made to farm hours, openings and events. LI… Continue Reading…

History, Research, Sustainability

Long Island Viticulture

If you enjoy wine then you probably have taken a trip out to the East End of Long Island for the wineries. Surprisingly, these wineries are a fairly recent development to the region. Commercial viticulture stretches far back into antiquity,… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Sustainability

Sustainable Living Resources

What is Sustainable Living? According to UNICEF, Sustainable Living is a method of limiting environmental impact through education, limiting waste, limiting emissions, conserving water, avoiding toxins, traveling responsibly, and advocating for change. All of these actions are done with the… Continue Reading…

News and Information, Sustainability

Backyard Beekeeping

Beekeeping, also known as apiculture, is the practice of maintaining beehives by humans for a variety of reasons — whether it is collecting honey, promoting pollination for plants and crops, or just for the sake of a hobby. A few… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, Programs, Sustainability

Making a Difference

Did you know that the 50th anniversary of Earth Day was this past Wednesday, April 22nd ? Fifty years that we as humans recognize how our ordinary, daily lives negatively impact the earth’s ecosystem and a reminder of what we… Continue Reading…

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