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 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
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Look for Tails & Tales related programming in our summer newsletter!



“Kiss Me, Kill Me” Mystery Book Discussions with Donna: Please See Us with Special Guest Author Caitlin Mullen

Tuesday, June 15 • 2:00 to 4:00 pm • Register online for HMA165
Registration is required to receive Zoom sign-in via email.

Please See Us with Special Guest Author Caitlin Mullen

Please See Us by Caitlin Mullen


Summer has come to Atlantic City but the boardwalk is empty of tourists, the casino lights have dimmed, and two Jane Does are laid out in the marshland behind the Sunset Motel, just west of town. Only one person even knows they’re there. Meanwhile, Clara, a young boardwalk psychic, struggles to attract clients for the tarot readings that pay her rent. When she begins to experience very real and disturbing visions, she suspects they could be related to the recent cases of women gone missing in town. When Clara meets Lily, an ex-Soho art gallery girl who is working at a desolate casino spa and reeling from a personal tragedy, she thinks Lily may be able to help her. But Lily has her own demons to face. If they can put the pieces together in time, they may save another lost girl—so long as their efforts don’t attract perilous attention first. Can they break the ill-fated cycle, or will they join the other victims? Evocative, eerie, and compelling, Please See Us is a fast-paced psychological thriller that explores the intersection of womanhood, power, and violence.  Open to all. Registration is required. You will receive a Zoom link by email the day before the meeting.


Register using Code HMA165



Summertime Food Festival with Chef Rob Scott via Facebook Live

Wednesday, June 16 • 7:00 - 8:00 pm • Register online for HSA414
No Registration required. Open to all. A list of ingredients is available on the registration page.

Summertime Food Festival with Chef Rob Scott via Facebook Live

Join Chef Rob Scott for a great Summer event! Menu for June is: Grilled Shrimp with Feta Cheese, tomato and Orzo Salad, Jerk Grilled Chicken with a Watermelon Fire and Ice Salsa, and Summertime Red, White and Blueberry Shortcake. This will feed a family of four.


Register using Code HSA414



Grab-n-Go Strawberry Festival Bread with Vanilla Drizzle with Chef Rob Scott, via Youtube

Thursday, June 24 • 2:30 - 3:30 pm • Register online for HSA416
No Registration required. Open to all. A list of ingredients is available on the registration page.

Grab-n-Go Strawberry Festival Bread with Vanilla Drizzle with Chef Rob Scott

June is strawberry season, a time to enjoy the warmer weather and delicious berries! Join Chef Rob Scott and make a fantastic strawberry bread that you will want to make again and again! Stop by the Station library to pick up a kit containing dry ingredients for the recipe and then follow along on YouTube at home to prepare the perfect addition for summertime! Please note: Patrons will have to have other ingredients on hand at home to complete the recipe. Kits are limited and they will be available to pick up beginning May 20th at the Station Branch. One kit per household. Registration required. HPL cardholders only.


Register using Code HSA416



Great Book Discussions with Tom: An Enemy of the People, by Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906)

Monday, June 28  •  7:00 pm • Register online for HMA302-Z
Registration is required to receive Zoom sign-in via email.

An Enemy of the People, by Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906)

Ibsen was a great dramatic innovator for the manner in which he took up serious societal concerns in his plays. The protagonist of An Enemy of the People is Dr. Thomas Stockmann, a physician who “blows the whistle” when a tannery opens upstream from the spa resort in which he and his family live and contaminates the waters. For his actions a mob condemns him as an “enemy of the people.” Ibsen’s drama foreshadowed the many dilemmas of economic growth and environmental concerns that have continued into our own day.


Register using Code HMA302-Z


Regularly Scheduled Adult Programs

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
Beginner English Classes via Zoom
Beginner English Classes
Tuesdays, May 4, 11, 18; June 1, 8, 15  •  5:30 – 7:30 pm
Register using code HSA083
Open to adults 18 years and older. For details, call 631-421-5053. 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. Registration required. Open to adults 18 years and older. For details, call 631-421-5053.


Op Ed Fridays via Zoom
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Fridays, May 7, 14, 21, 28; June 4, 11, 18, 25   •  2:00 – 4:00 pm
Register using code HMA524
Come 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 and democracy. Leading the discussion is Dr. Milton Bloch, faculty member at Queens College and the Life Long Learning Institute, and resident of Huntington. Join us for this weekly thought provoking hour.  Open to all.  Registration, with email address, is required. You will receive a Zoom link by email prior to the program beginning.



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
QiGong with Dorothy Mandrakos
Mondays, May 17, 24; June 7, 14, 21, 28; July 12, 19 5:30 - 6:30 pm  •  8 sessions, $40
Register using code HMA025
Many ancient Chinese exercises of QiGong (“chee-gung”) evolved over 2000 years. The fluid, low impact meditative movements chosen for this series are easy to learn and non-strenuous. Practitioners can look forward to revitalizing body, mind, and spirit while enjoying supportive benefits of calmness, deeper breathing, and better circulation, balance, focus, and coordination. Teacher Leslie Martin meets you wherever you are in your health and physical ability. Wear comfortable loose clothing. Have a chair handy with a back and a firm seat. Registration required. HPL cardholders only.


Gentle Yoga with Ann McDermott-Kave via Zoom
Saturdays, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
May 22, 29; June 5, 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10   •  8 sessions, $40
Register using code HMA162

The instructor teaches Iyengar Yoga for all levels. Please have a mat, foam block, belt, blanket or towel. Registration required. HPL cardholders only. Limited to 24.

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.
We now have access to the wireless printing service Princh. Go to 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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