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Monday, August 13, 2018

Summer Reading Par-TAY! Thursday, August 16th at 7pm! There will be prizes! And author Fiona Davis!

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Get ready for our Summer Reading Party:
Fiona Davis will be here 
and there will be prizes!
Sign up at Reference, 
submit your reviews and 
be automatically entered to win. 

See you then!

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

What else can your library card get you...? Consumer Reports Online!

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For heaven's sake, before you buy anything,
 get online right now and use the experts!


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Thursday, August 9, 2018

We can go to the museum for free? Yes you can!

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American Air Power Museum
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Children’s Museum of Manhattan
Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
Cradle of Aviation  
The Empire Pass
The Frick Collection
Guggenheim Museum
Heckscher Museum Of Art
Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County
Intrepid
Long Island Children's Museum
Museum of Modern Art
Nassau County Firefighters Museum & Education Center
Nassau County Museum of Art
The New York Botanical Garden
New York Transit Museum
Old Bethpage Village Restoration
Old Westbury Gardens
Vanderbilt Mansion-Planetarium-Museum
Walt Whitman Birthplace Association
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Monday, August 6, 2018

The Expatriates, the best-selling novel by Janice Y.K. Lee, will be adapted into a series for Amazon Prime by Nicole Kidman’s Blossom Films...

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...this according to our friends at Vulture.com!
Kidman would play one of the three expatriate women living in Hong Kong.

A traumatized college graduate, 
a lonely housewife and
 a burned-out mother of three 
endure the challenges of their respective demons and families in the face 
of unexpected consequences within 
their American expat community
 in Hong Kong. 
By the best-selling author of The Piano Teacher.
Click the links above to place your hold!
We'll keep you posted on movie updates.

Friday, August 3, 2018

I'm sorry did we say over 100 e-magazines? Yep!

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Click this link to start reading your magazines!
 When you get to the sign in screen, look for Create Your Account in the upper right hand corner and you're good to go!
A sample of magazines:
July 08, 2018 issue of The New Yorker June 30, 2018 issue of Elle December 31, 2016 issue of Forbes
July 01, 2018 issue of Discover April 01, 2018 issue of House Beautiful July 01, 2018 issue of Men's Health
June 01, 2018 issue of National Geographic June 01, 2018 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine April 01, 2018 issue of Prevention
July 15, 2018 issue of OK! Magazine March 22, 2018 issue of Rolling Stone August 01, 2018 issue of Redbook
July 01, 2018 issue of Weight Watchers March 01, 2017 issue of Vegetarian Today July 31, 2018 issue of Brides
May 01, 2018 issue of Vanity Fair May 01, 2018 issue of Vogue July 31, 2018 issue of Highlights for Children
...and SO many more! 

RB Digital is our magazine provider.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The Lottery is coming to the big screen...are you ready?

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Shirley Jackson's classic short story is about to get the big screen treatment. Jackson's son will be the executive producer and Jack Wade Wall (When a Stranger Calls; The Hitcher) is set to write the screenplay. 

The Lottery by Shirley Jackson is about the people of a village performing their annual lottery, with startling consequences.  

We'll keep you posted on this as we get more info, but click the link above to place your hold on this classic short story.


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