Help the Huntington Public Library help our community by donating NEW mittens, gloves and masks to keep hands warm and faces safe this winter.
All donations will be placed on The Mitten Tree at the Main building, and later donated to the Helping Hand Rescue Mission in Huntington Station. Only NEW and SEALED masks will be accepted.
Donations can be dropped off until Wednesday, December 30. For more information contact Adult Reference Services at: 631-427-5165, ext. 173, or email us at .
We are looking to collect NEW, packaged toiletry items such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, brushes, and combs. The Medical Center is also in need of NEW tee shirts (size large) socks, hats and gloves.
All donations will go directly to the Inpatient Program and the Homeless Veteran Program at the Northport VA Medical Center
Please drop off your donations in the red, white and blue box in our lobby at the Main Building. We hope to be able to provide these items to the VA Medical Center by the beginning of December.
The library is excited to announce a Winter Gingerbread House Challenge for everyone! Register using one of the codes above beginning on December 1st. Kits will be available for pick up beginning at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, December 16th at either location. Have friends and family help design the house of your dreams!
Snap a photo and submit all houses designed by adults to Librarian Laura McKinley at or submit photos of houses designed by children to by Monday, January 4, 2021.
Each submission will be entered into a raffle and a prize will be awarded on Monday, January 11th. One kit per household. Registration required. HPL cardholders only.