1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is Now Online

  You can now use Beanstack, our online reporting program, to log the books your family reads.  Your child will earn an online badge in Beanstack and a prize every time they read 100 books on the way to their 1,000 book goal.  You can pick up their earned prizes at the Ch...

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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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Music on Our Minds

Hello, friends! Here we are, back again for another edition of the SHPL children’s book blog!  I’d like to start out with a question…  How many of you like reading?  Oh! So many of you!  I’m happy to hear that! And how many of you like music? Wow! So many music fan...

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