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 …

Kids Flick: The Lion King

This Sunday, November 24th from 2:30-4:30pm attend a free family friendly event at the South Huntington Public Library. The Lion King will be shown. While this is part of the Kids Flick program series, all ages are welcome. This event is free and open to 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: S. Huntington Public Library Introduces Learning Garden

This summer, the South Huntington Public Library unveiled a garden. The SHPL Learning Garden, made up of four raised beds behind the building, will be used to teach patrons of all ages about organic gardening and nature.  Right now, the beds of the Learning Garden 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 …

Arts Roundup: From Poetry to Rock and Roll

A poetry reading and a music history lesson are among the happenings this week and beyond in the Huntington area.   What: Poets In Port: Rita Monte Where: Caffe Portofino When: Friday, Dec. 28, 7:30 pm About: Northport Arts Coalition presents this event every last Read More …

Library Recovering from Tech Attack

The South Huntington Public Library is still recovering from an attack Nov. 30 on its tech infrastructure. After the attack, the library shut everything, including the website, computers and wireless internet access, to protect the system and preserve evidence for law enforcement. But now programs are Read More …

Tech Offline at South Huntington Library

A hack attack last week knocked technology services at the South Huntington Public Library offline. As of 11 a.m. today, the library’s website is down. Library director Janet Scherer said of the Friday attack that, “It’s now a criminal case,” and that “we had to Read More …

Arts Roundup: Art, Film, Music

Take your pick of happenings this week in the Huntington area. What: Art Exhibit and Reception Where: b.j. spoke gallery  When: Exhibit ongoing till Sunday, Nov. 18; reception Saturday, Nov. 10, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm About: Enjoy paintings by J. Lefsky and photography by Read More …

New Tech Center Opens at S. Huntington Library

Doors slid open yesterday on a new technology center at the South Huntington Public Library. The new center, under construction since May, is located in the adult library and is equipped with multiple PCs and laptops, two Macs, a 24- inch wide printer, two 3D printers, Read More …

Did You Know: Passport Services at Library

The South Huntington Public Library is an official US Passport Acceptance Facility, open six days a week to process paperwork for the State Department. Appointments are available every day but Sunday, including weekday evening hours. To make an appointment, please call Adult Reference at 631.549.4411. Appointments Read More …