Lunar New Year Celebrations Coming Up

Local libraries and other institutions are planning ways to recognize and celebrate the Lunar New Year in February. Asian communities around the world are celebrating the Year of the Dragon, considered an especially auspicious year to be born because the astrological animal is thought to Read More …

Updated Halloween: Trains, Trunk Shows, Parades and Costume Parties

Halloween is still nearly two weeks away but businesses, nonprofit agencies, libraries and museums have booked several spooky opportunities ahead of the holiday for kids and adults to enjoy. A costume parade for kids, a 5k run, arts and crafts opportunities, storytelling and a lot Read More …

South Huntington Library Gets Infrastructure Funding

The South Huntington Public Library will receive state funds for infrastructure projects, according to the office of Assemblyman Steve Stern. The  funds, totaling $210,000, will allow for replacement of two air handler units and a building management system, which is used to monitor critical systems, Read More …

Beyond the Books: What’s Happening at the Libraries

Public libraries have expanded well beyond books to serve residents of all ages. Today we look at the culinary and other food classes and advice available at some of the libraries around Huntington. Check with the libraries for availability and any residence requirements. South Huntington  Read More …

Seed Library to Open at South Huntington Library

The seed library is returning for its fourth season at the South Huntington Public Library on March 16. Patrons will be able to obtain packets of organic, non-GMO, heirloom seeds for home gardening. Packets of seed have been donated by several companies, including Seed Savers, Read More …

Hiring in Huntington: Junior Executive, Site Manager

Junior Account Executive, Epoch 5 Award-winning public relations has been voted “Best LI Public Relations Firm” for the past 13 years.   Epoch 5 Public Relations has openings for a junior account executive and a recent college grad just starting out in PR. Send resumes and Read More …

Update: Excelsior Pass FAQ; Paramount Show Canceled

The New York State Department of Health offers an explanation of how the Excelsior Pass program works. The pass, which contains Covid-19 vaccination information, is available for free. Here are the details. Paramount Cancels Show The Paramount canceled Friday night’s Jessie’s Girl New Year’s Eve Read More …

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 …

South Huntington Library Eliminates Late Fees

The South Huntington Public Library has decided to eliminate late fees on most borrowed materials, effective April 1. Late fees will be imposed only on equipment, such as laptops and hotspots, and museum passes. “By going fine free, the library can more fully pursue its Read More …

Library Closes Because of Covid-19 Exposure

The South Huntington Public Library will remain closed until Jan. 25 because of a Covid-19 exposure. The building closed Thursday evening and will undergo a deep cleaning and sanitizing, the library said. “Because of the Library’s strict safety protocols, risk of exposure to patrons is minimal,” Read More …