CHILDREN AGES 3 YEARS – ENTERING GRADE 5 are eligible to register for the Children’s Summer Reading Club.
Purchase discounted admission tickets at the Library’s Circulation Desk for The Long Island Aquarium ($23.00), and The Bronx Zoo ($27.95). Purchases must be made by cash or check. Available while supplies last! Please call 631-929-4488 for more information.
The Library is also offering a special library code to purchase discount Splish Splash tickets! Come in to pick up a bookmark with instructions on how to order.
Below are three examples of the amazing Brainfuse! Whether it be for homework help, games, interview prep for jobs, and even resume help, Brainfuse is the very valuable and helpful resource to check out. Click the following link to get to Brainfuse, and take a look below for some of the important topics Brainfuse can help with!
Brainfuse – HelpNow: No matter where you are, get free live online homework help, play games, take practice tests, and learn. Connect with a live tutor from any device with an internet connection.
Brainfuse – JobNow: The best way to have a successful interview is to be prepared. Connect with a JobNow interview coach to practice interviewing and learn tips to help you prepare.
Brainfuse – VetNow: A great resume is essential to landing the right job and there are elements that will help you stand out from other applicants. Use the VetNow resume help to connect with a resume coach or use the resume lab for a free professional resume review.
iPads To Take Home
Call or visit the library to borrow a Children’s iPad loaded with age-appropriate and educational games! iPads come pre-loaded, without internet access and can be borrowed for 14 days. Call the Children’s Department for more information or to put an iPad on hold at 631-929-4488.
Please click below to see a listing of useful homeschooling themed links.
COVID-19 and Children
Below is a link from the New York City School Library System which has a collection of free eBooks in multiple languages for children about the Coronavirus / COVID-19. After clicking the below link you can access the books by clicking on their cover.
Here are a few other useful links for parents and children regarding COVID-19:
- How to talk to children about COVID-19 from the Cornell Cooperative Extension
- A support guide for parents raising babies and toddlers through the coronavirus crisis
New York State Adoption Services
Children of all ages are waiting to be adopted. New York State Adoption Service (NYSAS) welcomes responsible, caring adults who are ready to share their time, their hearts, and their lives with our waiting children. When you adopt a waiting child, you will be giving that child a permanent family and another chance in life. All children deserve a loving, committed, safe, and permanent family. Website
The library has two Ellison Paper Cutting Machines along with a full collection of dies. Use this tool to cut out letters, numbers and shapes to decorate your classroom, to make simple craft projects and for scrap-booking. Please supply your own materials. Click here for a list of all available dies.