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Big Movie Watch with Kanopy

Kanopy has introduced its first Big Movie Watch where library users can share their love for film. From February 5-19, South Huntington cardholders can watch the 2022 romantic comedy What’s Love Got to Do with It without using one of their monthly checkouts. They can also chat about the movie with o...

February 2024 - New Movies & TV Releases

February is shaping up to be an exciting month for movie lovers with a host of new releases set to be released on video.  Waitress: The Musical (February 6) Filmed live on Broadway and featuring composer-lyricist Sara Bareilles as Jenna Hunterson, a waitress and expert pie maker stuck in ...

February 2024 - New Books

Fall in love with these new books and everything the library has to offer! It’s National Library Lovers’ Month. Did you know the library offers books in print, audio and digital formats, museum passes, homebound delivery services, the sketchbook initiative, Winter Concert series, Adult Winter Readin...

Reading in the Shadows

Groundhog Day is right around the corner, and along with wondering if we’ll get an early spring, this event also brings to mind how many great books connected to shadows we have in the library.  So if your little or middle reader is in the mood for something a little different than your average...

Young Adult Winter Reading Challenge

We're inviting all SHPL preteens and teens (grades 6-12) to join our Winter Reading Challenge by reading or listening to 3 books between January 6th and February 24th. Earn raffle tickets for logging in 3 books and completing the challenge with a Squishmallow Challenge Completion Prize too! Jo...

January 2024 - New Movies & TV Releases

Happy New Year 2024! Let us look forward to another entertaining year of movies and television series.   The Holdovers (January 2) Set in 1970, a curmudgeonly instructor (Paul Giamatti) at a New England prep school is forced to remain on campus during Christmas break to babysit the h...

January 2024 - New Books

Happy New Year! Kick off 2024 with some of these great new releases! Whether you’re going to stick to the genres you typically read or try different ones as part of your new year’s resolutions, we’ve got you covered! Did you know our Adult Winter Reading Challenge starts on January 6? Register onlin...

And the Winner is? 2024 Mock Printz Suggestions

At the end of January every year, the American Library Association announces its coveted Youth Media Awards, which include many book awards such as the Caldecott, the Newbery, and more.  One of the most popular book awards when it comes to Young Adult literature is the Michael L. Printz Award.&...

Fingers Crossed! Mock Caldecott Suggestions

Before you know it, 2024 will be here, and with each new year comes the announcement of the latest Caldecott Award winner (among other important American Library Association awards).   Weeks prior to the awards announcements are made- an event that usually takes place the Monday after M...