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2022 Primary Elections

This year's primary elections are a little different than previous years. Court challenges over the redrawing of some congressional district lines (i.e. “gerrymandering”) have resulted in the delay and rescheduling of races that run along these disputed district lines. The result is two primary elec...

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Join us for Vol. 2 of the SHPL Sketchbook Initiative!

Volume 1 of our Sketchbook Initiative is ending June 30, and a new one will begin on July 1. Each quarter we begin a new volume with different suggested themes. Ideas for Vol. 2 are: Summer Nights / Red, White, and Blue / Map It Out / Catalog of… / Outside Only / Bright & Bold / Take Your Time /...

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June 2022 - New Movies & TV Releases

A preview of notable movies and television series being released on video this month.  Taking part in Sony’s Spider-Man Universe, Morbius stars Jared Leto as enigmatic antihero Michael Morbius. Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder and determined to save others suffering his same fate, ...

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June 2022 - New Books

We begin our Summer Reading Challenge in June and to get your started, we’ve compiled a list of some new reads coming out this month.  Before you dive in though, make sure you sign up for the Adult Summer Reading Challenge, Oceans of Possibilities, starting on June 25 here: Summer Reading Chall...

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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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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...

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March 2022 - New Movies & TV Releases

The month of March not only ushers in the beginning of spring, it also provides Hollywood an opportunity to walk the red carpet during the 94th Annual Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Awards, held on March 27th.  The lineup for big screen blockbusters is a bit thin as Tinseltown wor...