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In Their Honor: YA Fiction and the Military

Welcome to the month of May! Warmer weather, blooming flowers, and the promise of weeks of summer freedom just around the corner.  That is definitely reason to celebrate!   May is also a time to celebrate another kind of freedom, though- the hard fought freedom Americans enjoy than...

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May 2022 - New Movies & TV Releases

While Hollywood prepares for people returning to movie theaters for summer blockbusters, some of the biggest box office hits so far this year will be released on home video in May. Grossing over $367 million domestically, The Batman stars Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader who ventures into G...

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May 2022 - New Books

There are a couple of great beach reads coming out this month along with some new releases by some acclaimed authors in literary fiction. These are our picks for May. Kim Michele Richardson. The Book Woman's Daughter  In the ruggedness of the beautiful Kentucky mountains, Honey Lovett has...

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Youth Art Month - March 2022

March is Youth Art Month, to observe this New York born holiday the South Huntington Public Library asked for art submissions for our library website from SHPL cardholders in grades 6-12.      ...

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LOL! It’s National Humor Month! Middle Grade Recommendations

If you’re anything like me, books just make you smile -- and when you’re talking about humorous books, they make you laugh out loud!  Since April is National Humor Month, I can’t think of a better time to share a list of books that will strike your funny bone and keep you giggling all day ...

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Participate in the Sketchbook Initiative

Beginning April 1st, we invite all South Huntington cardholders to participate in The Sketchbook Initiative - an exciting, ongoing, art project designed to encourage creativity within the community and provide a space that welcomes creative expression for all ages and skill levels. Express yourse...

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April 2022 - New Movies & TV Releases

As the saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers.”  The recent awards for Oscar’s statuette found that Dune unsurprisingly swept a ton of technical awards, including Best Editing, Visual Effects, Cinematography, Production Design, Original Score and Sound -- six in total. The Power of the D...

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April 2022 - New Books

Spring into April with some great reads! These are our picks for the best new releases in April. Jane Green. Sister Stardust  Inspired by a true story, the New York Times best-selling author reimagines the glamorous and tragic life of fashion icon and socialite Talitha Getty through the eyes...