The Healthy Libraries Program (HeLP) is a partnership with the Public Libraries of Suffolk County, the Suffolk Cooperative Library System Outreach Services department and is supported in part by the American Heart Association of Long Island. HeLP consists of students who are currently training in the fields of Social Work, Public Health, Library Science, and Nursing and will be available at our Station Branch to provide blood pressure screenings and will answer questions on a wide variety of health topics. Students can direct patrons to community resources, help complete paperwork for Social Services, find housing, assist with finding a healthcare provider and scheduling appointments. For further information, please contact Branch Manager Mary Kelly at 631-421-5053 ext.126.
Free Tax Preparation (AARP)
Mondays, February 7, 14, 21; March 7, 14, 21, 28; April 4, 11 • Saturdays, February 5, 12, 19, 26; March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2, 9 • Appointment Slots are 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am & 12:00 pm • Station Community Room
Volunteers will be available to assist with tax preparation. Please note that some tax information, especially from brokerage firms, may not be sent until the end of February. Also, the AARP will adhere to social distancing and mask wearing regulations for the safety of preparers and patrons. AARP Tax-Aide is administered by the AARP Foundation, in cooperation with the IRS. Electronic filing (e*filing) is included. You MUST bring your current tax records and copies of your last filed federal and state tax returns. All persons listed on the tax return must be present and MUST bring a photo ID and a Social Security card. Call 631-427-5165 ext. 122, for complete information and to make a reservation. Registration required. HPL cardholders only for the first week; after that, appointments are open to all.AARP Tax-Aide is a free tax counseling and preparation service, helping low and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention to people ages 60 years and older. AARP Tax Aide volunteers cannot prepare returns that include rental property, military income, alternative minimum tax, or those with many stock transactions.
Planning on taking the Citizenship exam? Make an appointment with Librarian Laura McKinley and learn about the process of becoming a citizen. Prepare for your citizenship interview and study United States history and government. Individual appointments are a half hour.
Rosetta Stone (language-learning computer program)
This computer program for learning English is available on all public computers for those who want to begin learning English or improve their English skills at any level. Start by making an appointment; call (631) 421-5053 or stop by the Station Branch. Then, use the program on your own at the library whenever the Station Branch is open. (Appointments: Mondays, 2:00 pm- 7:00 pm; Wednesdays, 5:30 pm-7:00 pm; Fridays, 9:30am-11:00am; Saturdays, 9:30am- 4:00 pm)
On October 1, 1929 the Board of Trustees of the Huntington Public Library elected Assistant Librarian Dr. Theodore Lyman Frost to start work on preparing a book collection for the Huntington Station Branch of the library. The opening was scheduled for December 8, 1929 with an initial collection of 700 volumes, including 300 children's books, 50 volumes of standard fiction, 100 popular reprints, 50 additional titles required for school reading, 100 books of reference and non-fiction, and 100 volumes of recent publications of all classes. The Old Memorial Library Building (the Village Library) transferred 150 volumes of duplicates in good condition to the Station Branch. The community made donations as well.
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.