|Children's Services :|
|Calling all artists! Design a bookmark using the theme "Libraries Transform." Kindergarteners through 5th graders are welcome to submit an original design. Winning designs will be distributed as bookmarks in April. Each winner will also receive a book prize and a personal supply of their winning bookmark. Entry forms will be available at the Children's Desk, the Circulation Desk, or online here beginning March 1. All entries must be received by March 24, 2017.|
|Did you know that South Huntington has it's own collection of e-audio and e-books books just for our patrons? Click here to see what's available.|
New Museum Pass for the Frick Collection
|The South Huntington Public Library has a new museum pass for the Frick Collection in New York City. The Frick Collection is an art museum located in the Henry Clay Frick House on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, New York City at 1 East 70th Street, at the northeast corner with Fifth Avenue. It houses the collection of industrialist Henry Clay Frick. The pass will admit admit two people (ages 11 and up) for free.|
South Huntington Public Library Now Has a Mobile App
|Always have the library in your pocket or purse! The South Huntington Public Library has launched a new mobile app, available for free in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Go to www.shpl.info/mobileapp to get started.|
The Children's Department Now Has iPads
|Each iPad2 is WI-FI compatible and pre-loaded with several games for kids of all ages. iPads can be checked out for an hour with an adult South Huntington library card. They are for in-library use only. Ask a librarian about checking one out today!|
South Huntington Public Library has museum passes for:
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
The Children's Museum of Manhattan
The Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
The Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum
The Cradle of Aviation Museum
The Frick Collection
The Guggenheim Museum
Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum
The Long Island Children's Museum
Long Island Maritime Museum
The Museum of Modern Art
Museum of the City of New York
Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center
Nassau County Museum of Art
New York Historical Society
Old Bethpage Village Restoration
Old Westbury Gardens
The Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium
Walt Whitman Birthplace
Reservations can be made in advance, by phone or in person, for the current and subsequent month. Passes are for South Huntington patrons only. Call the Children's Department for details or click here to reserve a pass online.
Brainfuse: Homework Help
For students who need help with an assignment, Brainfuse is a great new resource that offers:
Live Homework Help daily from 2-11 p.m. 24-Hour Writing Lab: Submit a paper and get feedback. Practice tests, including Regents and the SAT.
Click here to get started and choose Live Study Help. You will need a South Huntington Library card
The Children's Department is Now on Pinterest!
|Looking for a new book to read? Check out SHPL Children's Department Pinterest page. There are boards on all the new books we're reading plus library resources and some other fun stuff. Click here to take a look.|
The Children's Dept. is now on Facebook!
|Become a fan of the Children's Dept. Facebook page and find out about upcoming events. Click here for link.|
Search for the Stars!
|The Children's Department wants to let you know about our favorite books. We each have a star bookmark that's placed in one of the books we love best. Take a look on the display shelves and see what we've put out today.|
Pop-Up Books Are Now Available
The Children's department now has pop-up books. Curl up in one of our chairs and enjoy the amazing paper engineering of today's best artists.
Titles include, but are not limited to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Star-Wars: A Pop-Up Guide to the Galaxy, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, A Knight's City, The Chronicles of Narnia and Pixie Hollow Pop-Up.
Pop-ups are for in-library use only and cannot be checked out.