TheShelf is the premier Spanish-language streaming platform for libraries, delivering a rich array of movies, television series, and telenovelas in addition to performing arts content like opera, ballet, and theater plays. It includes a children's section with age-appropriate television series, games, and more.
Access to television series and the children's section is unlimited. Limit 2 checkouts per patron per month for movies and performing arts.
Some content may not include English & Spanish subtitles.
In Web Browser:
Access TheShelf in a web browser here.
Via TheShelf app:
Download the app for your mobile device.
BookPage is a recommendation guide for readers, highlighting the best new books across all genres as chosen by our editors. Starred (★) titles indicate a book that is exceptional in its genre or category.
Booklist Reader is a library patron–facing magazine, featuring diverse readers' advisory recommendations, in print and on audio, for readers of all ages. It offers freely accessible book and awards lists, author/illustrator interviews, resources, and news.
PressReader is a digital newsstand that offers access to thousands of the world’s most popular newspapers and magazines. With publications from over 120 countries in more than 60 different languages, you have instant access to all of this content, including digital editions of the New York Daily News and the New York Post.
In Web Browser:
Access PressReader in a web browser here.
Via the PressReader app:
Download the app for your mobile device or Windows PC.
Click Sign In and select Library or Group, search for South Huntington Public Library and enter your library card number. You have the option to create a PressReader account, but it is not required. With an account you will be granted 30 days complimentary access to PressReader. To use PressReader after the 30-day period ends, just log in with your library credentials again.
Enjoy Complimentary Access to NYTimes.com
Read the New York Times on your computer, laptop, tablet or smart-phone.
Unlimited access is available when accessing the paper while inside the library.
Get 72 hours of complimentary access from home or while traveling.
Please select the appropriate link below.
Inside the Library:
Access the newspaper from inside the library by clicking here.
Outside the Library:
To redeem 72 hours of full off-site access, please click here and then select the "REDEEM" button.
To activate your subscription, you’ll need to log in or register first.
Helps younger readers find books that are just right for their reading level and interests, including read-alike recommendations.
A comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction. With its intuitive interface and extensive feature content, Novelist Plus will help you to answer the question of what to read next.
Library Aware is a free online readers' advisory service that you can customize for your interests and reading preferences. You will receive monthly e-mail newsletters that suggest book titles and include links to the library catalog.
A collection of popular magazines! Click here to get started.
In Web Browser:
You can then click on a magazine to view it within your browser. This means you can access Flipster from any computer, laptop, or mobile device, as long as you are connected to the internet.
Via the Flipster app:
Simply browse and view magazines through the Flipster link on your library’s website, and select the “Open in App” option to download magazines to the app, where they can be read and managed offline.
Kanopy is a film streaming service that offers more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, independent and classic films, and world cinema.
Films can be streamed from any computer, mobile device, tablet, or television by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, or the Amazon Fire. Additionally, this service is compatible with AppleTV, Chromecast, or Roku. Limit 8 checkouts per patron per month.
Borrow eBooks and audiobooks on your e-reader, tablet, phone and computer.
In Web Browser
Access the collection in a web browser here.
Libby offers a streamlined, user friendly design that allows you to read or listen to your books directly from the app or send to your Kindle.
Hoopla is a digital media service that lets you instantly borrow free movies, music, audiobooks and graphic novels. Patrons can access content on their portable devices and personal computers in a web browser. Limit 8 checkouts per patron per month.