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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...

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AARP Updates: Tax Filing and Smart Driving

Since the federal and New York State tax deadline has been extended to July 15, 2020, there may be people who still need to file their return. Although AARP Foundation Tax-Aide in-person service is suspended, they are now able to offer options that allow you to file your tax returns at no cost wi...

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VOTING MADE EASIER: ABSENTEE BALLOTS AND EARLY VOTING

ABSENTEE BALLOTS Purpose: to provide for those who are unable to get to polling places the opportunity to vote remotely. Normally, voters must meet certain qualifications to be able to vote by absentee ballot. However, per Governor Cuomo's Executive Order 202.15, rules have been relaxed and am...

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Racism in America: A Nonfiction Reading List

In response to protests across the nation, you may be interested in learning more about racism in America. Publishers Weekly editors have compiled a list of nonfiction books highlighting related issues, including police brutality, institutional racism, activism, and the experience of being black in ...

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Hottest New Graphic Novels for Adults

These are recommended graphic novels for adults that have recently been published and are available to borrow anytime from Hoopla. Nicnevin and the Bloody Queen, by Helen Mullane Folk horror through the eyes of a modern teen in this atmospheric tale of obsession, suspense and mag...

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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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How to Access Virtual Programs

The library is offering several types of virtual programs. Some are recorded and some are live. The road to these programs begins on our website calendar, which can be found at https://shpl.info/events/month. Please note that advanced registration will be required for some live events. To watch a...