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Our Youth & Parent Services
librarians have 
carefully selected a wide variety of age-appropriate reading materials that will excite the imagination and help develop a life-long love of reading, learning and growing. 

Y&P Events
Wed, Nov 30, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station J Program Room
Experiment, discover, and create with... more
Experiment, discover, and create with hands-on activities.

Wed, Nov 30, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station J Program Room
Create your own design, and learn how to... more
Create your own design, and learn how to use silkscreen printing to decorate your bag.

Canceled
Wed, Nov 30, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual
Grades 4 and up, with family

Thu, Dec 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Meeting Room
Learn this easy printmaking technique to... more
Learn this easy printmaking technique to create wrapping paper and cards for the holidays.
This event is full

Fri, Dec 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills. 
This event is full

Fri, Dec 02, 10:45am - 11:15am
Huntington Public Library Main Building
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills. 
This event is full

Fri, Dec 02, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills. 
This event is full

Fri, Dec 02, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Dive into three new stories about... more
Dive into three new stories about Narwhal's favorite time of year.  Pick up your free book and join us for a lively discussion.
This event is full

Sat, Dec 03, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Meeting Room
Join Long Island Music Therapy for a... more
Join Long Island Music Therapy for a music class that will allow children to explore their musical selves through song, instrument play, and movement.

Sat, Dec 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Grades 4 & up

Sat, Dec 03, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Art Gallery
Opening reception for artist Sage Cotignola.

Sun, Dec 04, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Dress in something special and bring your... more
Dress in something special and bring your family to our winter family photoshoot for a 10 minute session. A librarian will take your picture and text/email it to you immediately.
This event is full

Sun, Dec 04, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Dress in something special and bring your... more
Dress in something special and bring your family to our winter family photoshoot for a 10 minute session. A librarian will take your picture and text/email it to you immediately.

Sun, Dec 04, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Dress in something special and bring your... more
Dress in something special and bring your family to our winter family photoshoot for 10 minute session.. A librarian will take your picture and text/email it to you immediately.

Sun, Dec 04, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Dress in something special and bring your... more
Dress in something special and bring your family to our winter family photoshoot for a 10 minute session. A librarian will take your picture and text/email it to you immediately.
This event is full

Sun, Dec 04, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Dress in something special and bring your... more
Dress in something special and bring your family to our winter family photoshoot for a 10 minute session. A librarian will take your picture and text/email it to you immediately.
This event is full

Mon, Dec 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Dress in something special and bring your... more
Dress in something special and bring your family to our winter family photoshoot for a 10 minute session. A librarian will take your picture and text/email it to you immediately.

Mon, Dec 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Dress in something special and bring your... more
Dress in something special and bring your family to our winter family photoshoot for a 10 minute session. A librarian will take your picture and text/email it to you immediately.

Mon, Dec 05, 11:00am - 11:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Dress in something special and bring your... more
Dress in something special and bring your family to our winter family photoshoot for a 10 minute session. A librarian will take your picture and text/email it to you immediately.

Mon, Dec 05, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Dress in something special and bring your... more
Dress in something special and bring your family to our winter family photoshoot for a 10 minute session. A librarian will take your picture and text/email it to you immediately.

Mon, Dec 05, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Dress in something special and bring your... more
Dress in something special and bring your family to our winter family photoshoot for a 10 minute session. A librarian will take your picture and text/email it to you immediately.

Mon, Dec 05, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Dress in something special and bring your... more
Dress in something special and bring your family to our winter family photoshoot for a 10 minute session. A librarian will take your picture and text/email it to you immediately.

Mon, Dec 05, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Dress in something special and bring your... more
Dress in something special and bring your family to our winter family photoshoot for a 10 minute session. A librarian will take your picture and text/email it to you immediately.

Mon, Dec 05, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Dress in something special and bring your... more
Dress in something special and bring your family to our winter family photoshoot for a 10 minute session. A librarian will take your picture and text/email it to you immediately.

Canceled
Mon, Dec 05, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Families of preschool age children

Tue, Dec 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Dress in something special and bring your... more
Dress in something special and bring your family to our winter family photoshoot for a 10 minute session. A librarian will take your picture and text/email it to you immediately.

Tue, Dec 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Dress in something special and bring your... more
Dress in something special and bring your family to our winter family photoshoot for a 10 minute session. A librarian will take your picture and text/email it to you immediately.

Tue, Dec 06, 11:00am - 11:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Dress in something special and bring your... more
Dress in something special and bring your family to our winter family photoshoot for a 10 minute session. A librarian will take your picture and text/email it to you immediately.

Tue, Dec 06, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Dress in something special and bring your... more
Dress in something special and bring your family to our winter family photoshoot for a 10 minute session. A librarian will take your picture and text/email it to you immediately.

Wed, Dec 07, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station J Program Room
Experiment, discover, and create with... more
Experiment, discover, and create with hands-on activities.

Wed, Dec 07, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Lobby
Project Hope Crisis Counselors understand... more
Project Hope Crisis Counselors understand what you are going through. Talking to them is confidential and anonymous. Talk to someone who is trained, knowledgeable and never judges.

Wed, Dec 07, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station J Program Room
Embellish a small wooden box with... more
Embellish a small wooden box with different materials to store keepsakes in or give as a gift.
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am

Thu, Dec 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Listen to stories and make a craft with... more
Listen to stories and make a craft with Miss Maureen.
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am

Thu, Dec 08, 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Lobby
The library is excited to announce our... more
The library is excited to announce our 3rd Annual Winter Gingerbread House challenge for everyone!
This event is full

Thu, Dec 08, 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Lobby
The library is excited to announce our... more
The library is excited to announce our 3rd Annual Winter Gingerbread House challenge for everyone!
This event is full

Thu, Dec 08, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station J Program Room
Learn about the importance of oil through... more
Learn about the importance of oil through the ages! See real whale blubber and whale oil. Get creative with our materials and design a menorah to light at home!
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am

Fri, Dec 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills. 
This event is full

Fri, Dec 09, 10:45am - 11:15am
Huntington Public Library Main Building
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills. 
This event is full

Fri, Dec 09, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills. 
This event is full

Fri, Dec 09, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Make a fun & delicious snowman. ... more
Make a fun & delicious snowman. Program may not be suitable for individuals with food allergies.

Sat, Dec 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Grades 4 & up

Sat, Dec 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station J Program Room
Read stories and make simple crafts to... more
Read stories and make simple crafts to explore holidays celebrated in our community.
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am

Mon, Dec 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Listen to some stories and make a... more
Listen to some stories and make a winter-themed craft.
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am

Mon, Dec 12, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Enjoy stories, songs, and a craft as... more
Enjoy stories, songs, and a craft as Miss Tess reads The Napping House. In this cumulative tale, a wakeful flea atop a number of sleeping animals causes quite a commotion.
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am

Mon, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Drop in for some open Minecraft play. If... more
Drop in for some open Minecraft play. If you do not have a Minecraft account, one will be provided.
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am

Tue, Dec 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Join Miss Laura for some baby fun,... more
Join Miss Laura for some baby fun, including storytime, songs, simple finger painting, and other sensory activities. Dress for a mess.
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am

Wed, Dec 14, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station J Program Room
Experiment, discover, and create with... more
Experiment, discover, and create with hands-on activities.

Wed, Dec 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station J Program Room,HPL Station Zoom
Join us for a lively discussion of “The... more
Join us for a lively discussion of “The Tiger Rising” by Kate DiCamillo, while enjoying pizza. Please pick up a free book at registration.

Thu, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Listen to stories and make a craft with... more
Listen to stories and make a craft with Miss Maureen.
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am

Thu, Dec 15, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Grab your favorite PJs and join Miss... more
Grab your favorite PJs and join Miss Laura to listen to the classic story of the Polar Express. Then enjoy some festive crafts and grab some hot cocoa to go.  *May contain allergens.
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am

Fri, Dec 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills. 
This event is full

Fri, Dec 16, 10:45am - 11:15am
Huntington Public Library Main Building
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills. 
This event is full

Fri, Dec 16, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills. 
This event is full

Fri, Dec 16, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Join Miss Janeth to enjoy the movie... more
Join Miss Janeth to enjoy the movie “Up” and bring a family photo for your craft inspired by the movie
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am

Fri, Dec 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Join Miss Tess & Miss Andrea each month... more
Join Miss Tess & Miss Andrea each month to play games, have a snack, create a craft, hangout with friends, or make new ones!
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am

Sat, Dec 17, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Meeting Room
Join Long Island Music Therapy for a... more
Join Long Island Music Therapy for a music class that will allow children to explore their musical selves through song, instrument play, and movement.
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am

Sat, Dec 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Grades 4 & up

Sun, Dec 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Meeting Room
The holidays are here and so is Chef Rob... more
The holidays are here and so is Chef Rob with his winter lemon blizzard crinkle cookies. Make a batch ready to take home and bake!
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am

Mon, Dec 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Listen to some stories and make a... more
Listen to some stories and make a winter-themed craft.
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am

Tue, Dec 20, 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch
Pick up a kit and transform your cupcakes... more
Pick up a kit and transform your cupcakes into cuddly polar bears.
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am

Wed, Dec 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual - HPL Youth Zoom
Grades 4 and up, with family

Thu, Dec 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
We invite you and your little one to cut,... more
We invite you and your little one to cut, roll, and create mini playdough masterpieces together.
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am

Tue, Dec 27, 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch
What’s not to love about making the... more
What’s not to love about making the world’s best and easiest gummies in your own house? Pick up a kit and enjoy making your own gummies.
Registration opens Monday, December 5 2022 at 10:00am


For Parents and Teachers Resources

Including databases, useful websites and home schooling resources.

Playaway Launchpad is the first secure, pre-loaded learning tablet designed for children in Preschool to 5th Grade. These tablets can be checked out to play with at home, in the car, or just about anywhere. Preloaded with (ad-free) learning apps, each tablet is grouped by subject area, theme, and age level. Examples include: Prehistoric Playground, Problem Solver (STEAM), and Carnival of Words. Try them all! Tablets are for HPL cardholders only and are available at both the Main Library and the Station Branch.

Databases and Learning Aids

An award-winning early learning program with 10,000+ educational activities and 850+ complete lessons along the Step-by-Step Learning Path, all expertly designed to help prepare young learners for kindergarten and beyond.

In Library Use Only

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An online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

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Interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests.  Plus a writing lab, foreign language lab, GED help, assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series, and more! 

Tutorial

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Children's Literature Comprehensive Database is an online database with over 650,000 reviews and related information about children’s literature with full-text professional reviews and curriculum tools.

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 CultureGrams is available outside the Library via barcode and pin. It provides information about the cultures of more than 200 countries and the 50 United States in reports that include maps, statistics, indepth information, fun facts, and more.

Tutorial

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Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine solution that makes it easy for you to read your favorite magazines on your computer or mobile device.

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Kanopy Kids is a collection of kid-friendly movies, television shows and animated stories. Find fun and educational selections including PBS Kids programs and full-episodes of Sesame Street.

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 National Geographic Kids database includes the complete run of the magazine from 2009 to the present, as well as videos, images, and over 450 books. Geared towards primary and middle school students, kids can explore adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, space, and more!

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Helps readers find books that are just right for their reading level and interests, including read-alike recommendations for fiction and non-fiction. 

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Explore your favorite topics about people, places, history, science, and nature through interactive non-fiction ebooks and games, plus primary source videos, audio recordings, and images.

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Choose from lots of K-6 ebooks in English, Spanish, and French.  Have the text read to you, or read on your own. Enjoy music, puzzles, and games, too!

Includes graphic novels, non-fiction, read alongs, math quizzes, animated picture books, and videos. 

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An online version of the widely known encyclopedia that includes information on thousands of topics and provides supplemental links, videos, and other resources, such as biographies, multimedia content and educational games, activities, and projects.

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Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes full encyclopedic and multimedia databases supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links, Back in Time articles, special reports and more.

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Banco de Contenidos aulaPlaneta is a comprehensive Spanish-language database designed for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and ESL/ELL program participants. 

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Discover features two reading levels for each article: a simplified article (from our World Book Discover encyclopedia) and a detailed article. Users can easily toggle between the two reading levels with the click of a button!

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The ideal Spanish-language reference tool for those learning Spanish and ELL students. Browse features provide visual prompts, and bilingual features allow students to toggle between Spanish and English text. The site includes concise articles, videos, maps and activities more.

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An ideal learning resource for elementary-aged students designed to build confidence and encourage creativity with image-driven navigation and inquiry-based activities. The site features easy-to-read articles that can be read aloud or translated and a wealth of engaging games, science projects, and activities.

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A one-stop shop for cross curricular learning, Student includes translations to 100+ languages, a Biography Center, current events, research guides, and seamless integrations with Google Classroom and Microsoft OneDrive.

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Access timelines you've created and saved. You can edit World Book's timelines to create your own custom timelines.

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