At the Libraries: Borrowing Seeds for Home Gardens, Resident Survey

The South Huntington Public Library has a seed library that allows people to borrow packets of organic, non-GMO heirloom seeds for planting at home. Visit the Seed Library in the Adult Reference area on the main floor of the Library and choose up to five Read More …

Huntington Library to Switch to Curbside-Only

The Huntington Public Library will switch to curbside-only service Monday because of concerns about Covid-19. Both the Main Street main building and the Huntington Station branch will make the change. “We are doing this in the hopes that it will prevent us from closing altogether Read More …

Library Collects Donations With Mitten Tree

The Huntington Public Library is inviting donations of new gloves, scarves and mittens. Donated items will be placed on its Mitten Tree and then handed over to Helping Hand Rescue Mission. Donations will be accepted until Dec. 20.  For more information, contact Adult Reference Services Read More …

Shelf Life: Huntington Library to Host Volunteer Fair

 Huntington Public Library will host a Great Giveback Volunteer Fair on Oct. 19. Those interested can speak with representatives from the Huntington Community First Aid Squad (HCFAS), Huntington Historical Society, Huntington Hospital, Island Harvest Food Bank, Literacy Suffolk, Volunteers for Wildlife, the Walt Whitman Birthplace Read More …

Shelf Life: Libraries Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

This year, Harborfields, Huntington, and South Huntington public libraries are holding community events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th – October 15th). Harborfields Public Library will present a “Latinology” concert on Friday, September 27 at 7 PM. This concert will feature the nine-member band Read More …

Shelf Life: Beyond Beach Reads

With school out, more hours of sun, and an emphasis on restoration, summer is slated to be the perfect time to relax. But for some, work, childcare, and jam-packed schedules don’t allow that dream of unwinding to become reality. Sitting down to read amidst it Read More …

Shelf Life: Huntington Libraries Launch Space, Science Summer Reading Programs

Libraries across Long Island, and across the country, are celebrating science, space, and literacy with the “A Universe of Stories” summer reading initiative. Each year, the Collaborative Summer Library Program selects a theme and provides libraries nationwide with reading program materials geared toward early literacy, Read More …

Shelf Life: Baseball and Family Bonds

Breaking in a glove, going to a game, Little League — baseball lends itself to creating traditions and fostering bonds between parent and child. In their new book, Glove Story: Fathers, Sons, and the American Pastime, local authors A.J. Carter and Mark Rosenman explore how Read More …