Plastic Free July

close up photo of plastic bottles

Plastic Free July has been an initiative of the Plastic Free Foundation since 2011. People all over the world, communities, and even cities take the month of July to work on changing their dependence on plastic. The Plastic Free Foundation… Continue Reading…

News and Information, Sustainability

Happy Earth Day!

blue and gray moon during nighttime

Earth Day has been a recognized event since 1970. The theme of Earth Day 2022 is “Invest in Our Planet“. You can learn more about the impact of Earth Day, as well as ways to celebrate the Earth every day… Continue Reading…

News and Information, Sustainability

Start A Garden With Your Library Card!

shallow focus of sprout

If you’re planning on starting a garden this spring, stop by the library beginning March 15, where once again there will be seed bundles to grow herbs and vegetables, as well as special Bee-way Builders! In addition to the seeds,… Continue Reading…

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…


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