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April 2021 - New Books

The nature of the story behind The Man Who Lived Underground is as pertinent today as it was when it was written in the 1940s. Published for the first time, Richard Wright, the legendary author of Native Son and Black Boys, has given us another classic that may well become one of the literary events...

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April 2021 - New Movies & TV Releases

As Netflix announces a batch of original new titles from well-known actors during the month of April, this puts a strain on new DVD releases, as is reflected in our additions to the library’s collection this month.  Streaming services such as Amazon, Disney+, Hulu and HBO Max continue to domina...

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Farewell to Overdue Fines

The South Huntington Library has permanently eliminated late fines on most of its materials, except for equipment -- including laptops and hotspots -- and museum passes. By going fine free, the library can more fully pursue its mission to foster connections, satisfy curiosity and inspire creativi...

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Introducing LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) is an online education service that can help you learn business, creative, education and technology skills through streaming videos taught by expert instructors. Best of all, it is FREE with your library card! Patrons will now have access to the following: ...

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Fall in Love with These Romantic Period Dramas

Unsurprisingly, some of the best romantic period dramas have made their way to the screen by way of books. And while we love all the TV series on this list, books add a certain element the screen can never touch. If you find yourself hankering for a little more depth and detail once you've finished ...

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Irish Crime Fiction

While many of us here in the States may think of Ireland as a land of rolling green hills and céilí folk music, it's also home to some great crime fiction. Emotionally impactful, hard-boiled, and suspenseful, this month we take a look at some of the best contemporary crime fiction from Ireland, both...

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March 2021 - New Books

There are three March books with creative storylines worth mentioning. Klara and the Sun  by Kazuo Ishiguro is about Klara, an artificial friend, who watches from the store hoping that someone will buy her soon in this endearing tale of love and friendship. The Memory Collectors by Kim Nevil...

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Winter Reading Wrap-up

Now that our Winter Reading Challenge is over, let’s take a look back at some of the responses to questions we asked our patrons who participated in the Adult Winter Reading Challenge. We asked them to tell us their favorite winter outdoor activities and how they cozy up indoors in cold weather. Her...

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Join Libby Experts for Virtual Training Sessions

Our Overdrive collection is a great way to discover and borrow ebooks and audiobooks anytime from anywhere. The Libby app offers a streamlined, user-friendly design that allows you to read or listen to books directly from the app.  Libby experts are hosting training sessions on March 15 to inst...