Saturday, October 21st, 2017
Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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[Download eBooks & eAudio]

[Lynda.com]

[Hoopla]

[Download eMagazines]

[Museum Passes]

[Encore Search]

[Literati]

[Pronounciator]

[NextReads]

[LearningExpress]

[BrainFuse]

[Remote Printing]

[Text Messages]


Children's Services :
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New Museum Pass for Garvies Point Museum and Preserve

[gp-museum-4.jpg] The museum highlights geology and Native American culture of the Northeast and Long Island. The preserve consists of 62 acres of glacial moraine covered by forests, thickets, and meadows. Within the five miles of trails, there are woodlands, ponds and fields that are home to a variety of wildlife. Butterfly gardens attract diverse species of butterflies and birds. Pass admits either 4 adults or one family group consisting of 2 adults and up to 4 children (5-12 years). Open Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

[children's e-book banner] 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.

Hoopla for Kids

[hoopla3.png] Check out our newest resource: Hoopla, a digital media service that lets you instantly borrow free movies, music, audiobooks and more, 24/7 with your library card. Patrons can access content on their phones, tablets or home computer. For more information, please ask a librarian. Click HERE to get started.

South Huntington Public Library Now Has a Mobile App

[mobile app.jpg] 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.

TumbleBooks Daily


TumbleBooks

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TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book that children can read on their own or have read to them.

Click here to connect to TumbleBooks...


Museum Passes

[WestburyHouse_small.jpg] South Huntington Public Library has museum passes for:
    American Airpower Museum
    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
    Garvies Point Museum & Preserve
    The Guggenheim Museum
    Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County
    Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum
    Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages
    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.



The Children's Department Now Has iPads

[ipad] 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!

Brainfuse: Homework Help

[brainfuse_logoWeb.jpg] 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!

[pinterest logo] 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!

[facebook 5.png] Become a fan of the Children's Dept. Facebook page and find out about upcoming events. Click here for link.

Search for the Stars!

[twinklestar.gif] 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

[narnia.jpg] 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.

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