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Summer Reading Challenge 2024-June 22 to August 17

Summer is the perfect time to read a good book with our summer reading challenge, Adventure Begins at Your Library! We welcome all SHPL patrons (ages 2 years to entering grade 6) to read any eight books chosen from the Children's Library. Everyone will earn prizes and those who complete the club wil...

June 2024 - New Movies & TV Releases

As the summer sun brightens our days, June 2024 brings a treasure trove of home video releases that promise to keep you entertained. This month, we’ve got an eclectic mix of satire, historical drama, action adventure, and horror. So grab your favorite snacks, dim the lights, and prepare for a month ...

June 2024 - New Books

Looking for something new to read on your summer vacation but not sure where to start? We’ve pulled together a list of some of the top new releases for June. From romance to suspense, literary fiction to horror, there’s something for every reader. For the complete list of what’s new, click here. Pri...

National Hug Your Cat Day

In early June, there is a very important celebration called Hug Your Cat Day and it is the best.  You should definitely partake, and give your pet cat a nice little snuggle.  If you don’t have a cat, maybe you could borrow one.  If you are allergic to cats, a stuffed one will do. ...

May 2024 - New Movies & TV Releases

May is not just a month of blossoming flowers but also a time when the home video market blooms with must-see releases. Join us as we delve into the latest and greatest that home entertainment has to offer with a curated selection of titles that are sure to make your May movie nights unforgettable. ...

May 2024 - New Books

Just in time for summer reading, May brings an incredible list of new books from blockbuster authors like James Patterson, John Grisham, Stephen King, and Nora Roberts – just to name a few. There’s something here for everyone. We’re highlighting some of our favorites below, but for the complete list...

May the Sci-Fi Be With You

Every May, there is a special day of recognition that takes place on the 4th day of that month.  This entertaining event is known as “May the Fourth Be With You”, and it’s a celebration of all things Star Wars.  But why keep your love of science fiction contained to one fandom and one day?...

Celebrate Poetry: Novel in Verse for Middle Grade Readers

April is Poetry Month, and here at the South Huntington Public Library, we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with a lovely little list of novels in verse!  We hope that you will try out one of these books that tells a novel length story using poetry as a lyrical writing form.  ...