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A Tribute to the Ancient Gods: Mythology in YA Lit

A Tribute to the Ancient Gods: Mythology in YA Lit Escape your world by mingling with the gods, courtesy of this collection of young adult books that share the common thread of mythology.   Some of these stories are set entirely in the time of the gods.  Others are modern day ta...

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Unmissable Graphic Novels, Part II: 3rd-6th

Welcome to Part II of Unmissable Graphic Novels!  Hopefully by now you know the appeal and worth of graphic novels, the way the images add another level to the storytelling, the fast pace of the action, how the reader must fully engage with the illustrations in order to get every nuance ou...

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Health Plan Help Available

If you have experienced changes in your employment and are in need of health coverage, NY State of Health is here for you. You may be eligible to enroll in a quality, affordable health plan for little or no cost. Individuals who lose job-based health insurance should apply within 60 days of losing t...

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Seed Library Sprouts

The anticipated opening of our Seed Library in March was one of the casualties of the shutdown due to the pandemic. Since we were not able to lend books safely to our patrons, we decided that we were also not able to get seeds into their hands (and ultimately, their gardens). We felt this was the sa...


Unmissable Graphic Novels, Part I: K-3rd

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then graphic novels are priceless. These books tell a story through art, and they can be funny, serious, lighthearted, sophisticated, and everything in between.  There is a wealth of research out in the education world that substantiates what most childre...

That Summer

YA Summer Escapes

Although it was a wild journey to get here, we are officially off for the summer! What better way to celebrate than with a book or two that are set during that fun and free time.  So, get out the sunscreen, grab a towel, and plop down on the sand, in your backyard, or just near a really sunny w...

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Little Learners: Nonfiction Picture Books

Indulge your youngster’s interests with a picture book style nonfiction title!  The illustrations are perfect to hold the attention of the littlest learners, and older ones can use these books as a starting point for them to go on and do research and exploration on their own.  There’s info...



¡Los hemos extrañado! Nos complace anunciar la reapertura al público de la Biblioteca Pública de South Huntington, a partir del 6 de julio, con un horario regular de funcionamiento. Por favor, tenga en cuenta que todos los usuarios que entren en la biblioteca deben llevar una máscara o un cubr...

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It's Summer Reading Time!

Patrons of all ages are invited to join a Summer Reading Club, through which they can read or listen to books and earn prizes. To ensure the health and safety of patrons and library staff, the clubs are being conducted mostly online this year.
  Registration for the clubs is now under...