News Flash! Our Summer Reading Program Is All in One This Year!
Register anywhere in the library ... Customer Service Desk, Adult Reference Desk, Youth & Parent Services, at the Station Branch or from the comfort of your own home at www.myhpl.org using code HMA811 or HMJ811.
Registration begins Monday, June 14 at 10:00 am and receive your Welcome Packet upon registration.
Receive a raffle ticket for each book read and submit your reviews by dropping off the form in the library or by emailing your reviews to:
or Children & Teen:
You can submit reviews beginning Tuesday, July 6th through Friday, August 27th. Raffle tickets will immediately go into a drawing for many different gift certificates to local businesses right here in town.
New! Bingo Board!
Complete all the activities on your Bingo Board and receive a gorgeous HPL roll-up picnic blanket. The HPL Bingo Board is available in your Welcome Packet and it contains many activities to get you out and about in the community. Our popular HPL Prize Wheel is also back! For every bingo row completed (up to 4), visit us and spin the prize wheel for a fun gift. (Limit of 4 bingo spins per patron) The Prize wheel will be available at:
Main - Adult Reference Desk Main & Youth & Parent Services Desk
Station - Reference Desk
Look for Tails & Tales related programming in our summer newsletter!
From the early colonial days to modern times, the shores and offshore waters of Long Island have often been the stage for fascinating drama. Tragic shipwrecks, heroic rescues, unbelievable courage and fascinating history are all part of the fabric of Long Island. The story of the Pelican, a fishing boat lost off Montauk in 1951, will be a featured story in this program, along with other spellbinding tales of marine rescues and shipwrecks. The program will conclude with an examination of the history of the Life Saving Services here on Long Island. Join Eco-Photo Explorers for a fascinating look into the maritime history that is Long Island.Registration required. Open to all.
While traveling from London to Kingfisher Hill to discreetly investigate murder allegations against a wealthy client’s wife, Hercule Poirot swaps seats with a nervous train passenger before a second killing is complicated by a series of impossible confessions. Open to all. Registration is required. You will receive a Zoom link by email the day before the meeting.
Eco printing is the process of using various leaves and plant materials (fresh or dried) which possess tannins and have the innate ability to print permanent color onto fabric fibers when combined with the proper technique and procedure. In this workshop Oksana will show participants how to make a scarf using the technique of Eco printing. Registration required. HPL cardholders only. Due to fresh leaves in the kit, pickup will be Tuesday, May 18 at 10:00 am to preserve the integrity of the materials.
Your money, possessions, and identity are under assault by scammers and they’re getting better at what they do every day. Many people are unaware of scammers’ tactics and are unprepared to fend off their attacks. People often blame the internet and all the technology for identity theft, but there are other avenues for them to get to you. Join SeniorNet’s free webinar to learn how to recognize scammers as they intrude on your life and deal effectively to counter them.
Friday, May 21 • 7:00 - 8:00 pm • Register online for HMA387
Registration required. Open to all.
Film historian Irene Porco Eckert and filmmaker Greg Blank analyze clips from the The Godfather trilogy for their cultural and cinematic legacy. They explore themes of family, family values, the immigrant experience and the criminal empire of the Corleone family as a metaphor for American capitalist values. They discuss the films' making, public perception, and phrases that are now part of the popular lexicon, e.g., "I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse." Registration required. Open to all. Participants will receive a Zoom link after registering.