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Geronimo and Thea Stilton

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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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...

This Is How We Do It

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...

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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...

Whispers

Blog: Pride Month! LGBTQ+ Books for Kids

It’s June, which means that it’s Pride Month, a time when we celebrate the LGBTQ+ community! In the list below, you’ll find fiction and nonfiction books -- some that recognize the history and struggles of that community, a number that honor their bravery in revealing their authentic selves in a soci...

June Early Literacy Activities Calendar

Early Literacy Activity Calendar for June

Looking for fun and engaging activities to do with your toddler or preschooler?  We have a whole calendar's worth of activities to try.  On one side is the calendar with a fun skills-building activity for each day and the other contains supplementary content like nursery rhymes, early...

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Just Right Books for Early Reading Stars

Do you have a young reader at home who wants more content than your typical easy reader provides, but they’re not quite ready for lengthy chapter books?  If so, this list of ebooks might come in handy!  The storylines are a lot of fun, there is a nice balance between text and illustra...

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A Note on Reopening From the Director

As Long Island begins to re-open, our staff is looking forward to doing the same. We hope to adhere to the follow schedule unless health metrics change: June 1 – Staff returns to the library to clean, update systems and prepare the building.
  June 15 – We will offer a version o...

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Running Out of Kids' Books? We've Got You Covered!

Libraries may be closed for now, but that doesn’t mean that your children need to keep
re-reading the same old books. Your South Huntington library card gives you access to
all kinds of free books that you can read, listen to, or watch from home at any time.
Don’t have a li...

Lego Challenge #5

Lego Challenge #5

Join us for a new Lego challenge!  This week's challenge is to DESIGN A BIRD HOUSE!  Send a photo of your creation to ysprograms@shpl.info and we will showcase it on our Facebook page next week! ...