News Flash! Our Summer Reading Program Is All in One This Year!

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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:

For Adults:
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!

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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!

 

 

Town of Huntington History Partnership
Join the Library in Huntington Independence Day!

Town of Huntington History Partnership

Join the Library in Huntington Independence Day! Celebrate the anniversary of when the Declaration of Independence was announced in Huntington! Throughout July, join the Walt Whitman Birthplace, The Whaling Museum, Huntington Historical Society, Preservation Long Island, the Huntington Militia, and the Northport Historical Society for special programming, talks, demonstrations, and crafts at local historical organizations for all ages. Enjoy seeing original materials published during the American Revolution at our library by calling Teresa Schwind at 631-427-5165 ext. 202. For a full schedule of programs and events, please go to: gohuntingtonhistory.org.

 

 

Ruby Throated Hummingbirds, via Zoom

Thursday, August 5 • 3:30 to 4:30 pm • Register online HERE
Registration is required to receive Zoom sign-in via email.  $5.00 Fee


Ruby Throated Hummingbirds
Zoom

Join Quogue Wildlife Refuge and learn all about our local hummingbird species, the Ruby-throated Hummingbird, and how to attract them to your yard. Since 1934, the Quogue Wildlife Refuge has been a nature preserve that is home to diverse wildlife including some that are permanently injured and require human care to survive. Registration is required. Open to All

 

Register Here

 

 

Raspberry Crumb Bars with The Baking Coach!, via Zoom

Tuesday, August 10 • 7:00 - 8:00 pm • $5.00 Fee  •  Register online HERE
Registration is required to receive Zoom sign-in via email.


Raspberry Crumb Bars with The Baking Coach
Zoom

Join The Baking Coach for a virtual baking class and make delicious raspberry crumb bars from scratch. Pick up a kit containing the dry ingredients for the recipe and then follow along at home on Zoom to prepare this perfect dessert.

Please note: patrons will have to supply the other ingredients to complete the recipe. Registration required. HPL cardholders only. Kits are limited and will be available for pick up at the library's main branch between August 5 and August 8 or they will go to the next person on the waitlist. There is a $5 non-refundable fee for this program.

 

Register Online Here

 

 

Get Creative with Pinterest, via Zoom

Thursday, August 12 • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm • Register online HERE
Registration is required to receive Zoom sign-in via email.


Get Creative with Pinterest
Zoom

In this class you’ll learn how to use the popular visual social media site, Pinterest. Pinterest is a great tool for those seeking inspiration, whether it be art, photography, fashion, recipes and cooking, remodeling your home, or much more!  Registration is required. Open to All

 

Register Online Here

 

 

Multi Strand Leather & Pearl Bracelet Workshop, via Zoom

Tuesday, August 17 • 6:30 to 7:30 pm • Register online HERE
Registration is required to receive Zoom sign-in via email.  $5.00 Fee


Multi Strand Leather & Pearl Bracelet Workshop
Zoom

Join jewelry maker Ofra Levin in this virtual workshop and make an elegant multi strand leather bracelet with freshwater pearls. Using natural freshwater pearls and leather cord, learn to combine the leather cords together with simple knots to create this beautiful piece. Pick up your kits with the materials and follow along on Zoom to complete the project. Registration is required. HPL cardholders only. Kits are limited and must be picked up at the Main between August 12 and August 15 or they will go to the next person on the waitlist.

 

Register Online Here

 

Regularly Scheduled Adult Programs

 

 

Op Ed Fridays, via Zoom

Fridays, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6, 13, 20, 27 • 2:00 pm • Register online HERE
Registration is required to receive Zoom sign-in via email.


Op Ed Fridays
Zoom

Join Dr. Milton Bloch for a weekly discussion about current events and our changing world. Share your thoughts on a changing world. We will discuss articles and share opinions on health systems, U.S. foreign policy, the current financial crisis, socialism, democracy and more. Leading the discussion is Dr. Milton Bloch, Huntington resident and faculty member at Queens College and the Life Long Learning Institute. Join us for this weekly, thought provoking, hour. Registration required. Open to all. Participants will receive a Zoom link after registering.

 

Register Here

 

 

Beginner English Classes, via Zoom

Tuesdays, July 6, 13, 20; August 3, 10, 24 • 5:30 to 7:30 pm • Register online HERE
Registration is required to receive Zoom sign-in via email.


Beginner English Classes
Zoom

These classes, taught by a native English speaker, will teach basic skills in a casual and fun environment. Participants may attend as many sessions as they like.

 

Register Here

 

 

Introduction to Bridge, via Zoom

Tuesdays, July 13, 20, 27; August 3, 10, 17 • 10:00 to 12:00 pm • Register online HERE
Registration is required to receive Zoom sign-in via email.


Introduction to Bridge
Zoom

Learn the fundamentals of the game of bridge with instructor and master bridge player Dr. Susan Fishbein in this introductory six week series. Students will participate in a virtual discussion, receive guided instruction and play virtual bridge to practice concepts and skills of the game. Dr. Fishbein is an accredited bridge instructor and certified online bridge teacher through the American Contract Bridge League. Participants must obtain their own copy of Bidding in the 21st Century, an ACBL publication, which is available widely online, both new and used. Registration is required. HPL cardholders only.

 

Register Here

 

Next Chapter Book Club via Zoom
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Mondays, May 3, 10, 17, 24; June 7, 14, 21, 28 • 1:30 – 2:30 pm • 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Register using code HMA264
Adults 18 years and older with developmental disabilities meet via ZOOM to form friendships through reading and talking about books. All are welcome, regardless of reading level, led by Librarian Maureen Comerford. Some of the books that we have enjoyed are The One and Only Ivan, Marley and Me, and Who was Walt Disney?. Currently, we are enjoying That Summer which we will follow with Someone Like You, both by Sarah Dessen. For information, contact Ms. Comerford at 631-427-5165, ext. 237 or email . Next Chapter Book Club's website is http://nextchapterbookclub.org.
Virtual Career Counseling via Zoom
Career Counselor @ Main Library
Tuesdays, May 18; June 15 • 6:00 – 9:00 pm
During this difficult time the library is pleased to offer Career Counseling remotely. Make an appointment by calling the Reference Desk at 631-427-5165 ext. 251/252.   HPL cardholders preferred.

 

 

 

Restorative Yoga with Angela via Zoom
Tuesdays, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
March 9, 16, 23, 30; April 6, 13, 20, 27  •  8 sessions, $40
Register using code HMA029

For this program, you’ll need two blocks (or books), a blanket (throw blanket) and a bolster (or a standard size pillow). We will explore postures that will allow your mind, body and spirit to find stillness and peace as we seek to release tightness, tension and discomfort found within. This practice enables deep relaxation as you release into poses for longer periods of time with the use of props to completely support you. Angela Williams-Jones has multiple Yoga certifications, Kundalini Training, Advanced Teacher Training is a Usui Reiki Master/Trainer. Registration is required. Open to all.  A Zoom link will be emailed to you before the first meeting.

 

QiGong with Leslie, via Zoom

Mondays, July 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; September 13, 20 • 5:30 am to 6:30 pm • Register online HERE
Registration is required to receive Zoom sign-in via email.


QiGong with Leslie
Zoom

Practice QiGong and revitalize your mind, body and spirit with instructor Leslie Martin. The ancient Chinese practice of QiGong evolved over many centuries. It revitalizes your physical body, mind and spirit with movements that are fluid, zero impact, easy to learn and non-strenuous. Instructor Leslie Martin meets you wherever you are in your health and physical ability. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. You should have two chairs with chair backs, available and at least one of them with a firm seat. Registration is required. HPL cardholders only. $40 Fee

 

Register Here

 

 

Gentle Yoga with Ann, via Zoom

Saturdays, July 24, 31; August 7, 14, 21, 28; September 11, 18 • 11:00 am to 12:00 pm • Register online HERE
Registration is required to receive Zoom sign-in via email.


Gentle Yoga with Ann
Zoom

The instructor teaches Iyengar Yoga for all levels. Please have a mat, foam block, belt, blanket or towel. Registration is required. HPL cardholders only. Limit 24 patrons. 8 sessions, $40.00.

 

Register Here

 

Pranayama: The Yogic Art of Breathing via Zoom
Pranayama: The Yogic Art of Breathing
Saturdays, May 22, 29; June 5, 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10   •  12:15 - 1:15 pm  •  8 sessions, $40
Register using code HMA506
The practice of Pranayama involves quiet, restorative postures of the body, seated or lying down, while focusing on various breathing techniques. Through pranayama, our minds learn how to concentrate and we reduce tension in the brain. Please have a mat and 2 blankets. Registration required. HPL cardholders only.

 

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Just a quick reminder….we are fine free!  Although we encourage everyone to return items on time, late fees are waived on our general circulating collection with the exception of special items such as the WiFi Hotspots, Museum Passes, and Launchpads. Fines still apply for lost or damaged items.
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We now have access to the wireless printing service Princh. Go to print.princh.com or install the Princh app for iOs or Android on your device and enter print ID # 103593 (Main printer) or 103594 (Station printer). Then upload files to be printed and select Pay at Desk. Printing costs are .10/BW; .25/Color. Enter your name and click order print. Call the Main Customer Service desk at 631-427-5165, the Station desk at 631-421-5053 or visit the library to schedule the pick-up of your printouts. Print jobs will be released and printed ONLY when you arrive ensuring the privacy of your documents.
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