Invisible People of Color: Whaling Captains, and Crew on All Sides of Long Island Sound
Saturday, April 14  •  2:00 pm •Meeting Room
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Sandi Brewster-Walker, independent historian, genealogist, and freelance writer, presents a history of 19th century whaling captains and their crew on Long Island, along with an exhibit of artifacts from her collection. She highlights the genealogies and experiences of local men of color who hunted the whale during the peak years of 1840-1860, and discusses whaling vessels, ship wrecks, desertions and more.   Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

An Capall Liath! Irish Music with Luke Powers & Friends
Friday, April 13 • 7:00 pm • Auditorium
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Come one, come all for an evening of traditional Irish music with Luke Powers and friends! We welcome Luke on Uillean pipes, Bernadette Fee on fiddle, Peter Lynch on banjo (originally from Waterford), and Shane Sullivan on guitar (originally from Cavan). Luke, Bernadette and Peter perform regularly at the Grey Horse Tavern in Bayport. An Capall Liath (Un KAH-pull LEE-ah) is "The Grey Horse" in Irish! .   Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

2018-2019 Annual Budget Vote Passed 193 - 28, and Annie Berger was re-elected as trustee. Thank you for your support!

voteI’m happy to pass along the good news that we recently were able to take over more room on the second floor of our Station Branch building! As we continue to offer our many andvaried programs and services, I’d like you to know how much I appreciate the support that you, our patrons, continue to give us. Please note the information below on our upcoming budget vote and trustee election. I hope you will take the time to come out and vote that day.

Budget Vote Information: This year, our annual Budget Vote will take place on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 from 10:00 am – 9:00 pm at our Main St. location. Budget information will be available shortly. There is also an election to fill a five-year term on the Board of Trustees. To become a candidate for this office, you must meet the district eligibility requirements listed in Article II, Section 2 of the Huntington Public Library By-Laws.  Eligible candidates must submit a petition with at least 25 signatures to the school district clerk by Monday, March 12, 2018, 3:00 pm. Petitions are available at the district clerk’s office at 50 Tower Street, Huntington Station. (631-673-2126).

Please join us for our Budget Presentation & Meet the Candidates Night on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 5:30 pm in the main Meeting Room. For more information, or if you have any questions or concerns about the library, please feel free to contact me at any time by phone: 631-427-5165 x 206 or by email: . Wishing you all a warm and wonderful spring!

– Joanne Adam, Library Director

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