Curbside is moving! Starting Monday, August 17, 2020, pickup your Library materials in the Library lobby and return materials at the Library entrance. Please call for an appointment between hours of 1:00 - 5:00 PM. Phone in will also be available during these times. The Library and the book drop are still closed.
***If you have any questions or trouble connecting to any of these or other online resources, or if you have questions or trouble with your library card, please contact a Reference Librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org***
Below you will find links to the virtual programs and resources being offered by each individual department. For a full comprehensive listing of all virtual programs and events being offered, please click here!
Online Children Programs - click the image or link below!
Young Adult Online Programs - click the image or link below!
Adults Online Programs - click the link or image below!
Visit the North Shore Public Library's YouTube Channel by clicking here and view entertaining videos in a variety of subject areas, including cooking, arts, and crafts.
Downloadable HelpBelow please find a link to our Online Resource List, instructional guides and downloadable help regarding E-Readers, kanopy, overdrive, and more:
- North Shore Public Library's Online Resources
- Help with your E-Readers
- Kanopy and Overdrive user guides
- Livebrary E-Resources
Niche AcademyNiche Academy provides tutorials that teach people how to use library e-Resources like eBooks, research databases, and language learning tools.
Get Your Free Tick Removal Kit!Tick Removal Kits contain all you need to be prepared for tick bites—pointy tweezers, magnifier, first-aid supplies, and Tick ID Card—all packaged in a kit you can hang on your backpack or put in your pocket. These kits are free to the public. Request a Tick Removal Kit by contacting email@example.com or (631) 726-TICK.
Small Business Development Center at Stony Brook UniversityThe Small Business Development Center at Stony Brook University is full of useful information regarding grants, loans, plans, business reopening suggestions and requirements, and more all revolving around small businesses and the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Arts, Crafts, and GamesIf you are interested in art and crafting ideas while at home, or even how to play Dungeons and Dragons and other online games, please see the option below:
Computers (Technology)For some online computer classes for all ages, and various resources and activities for kids, please see the below link to get a listing of possibilities!
Concert/Opera/Music StreamingMissing a concert or a show? See the link below for some streaming concert and opera options as well as where to find some free music:
Cooking DemoAre you missing our cooking programs with Simply Creative Chef Rob Scott? He has helped you out by posting some cooking demos online! Click the following link for a listing of demos and their recipes!
Defensive DrivingIf you need to take a Defensive Driving course, please visit the below link to connect to a variety of options, some for AARP, and even some for AAA members.
EducationalFor free educational apps, games, and websites for all ages, please see the below link:
Fitness and HealthMiss going to the gym, or want to fill in some of your time with fitness or health classes, please click the below link to see live streaming options and where to go and learn how to be healthy during this uncertain time:
Local HistoryOur local area is home to a vast history, from Rocky Point, to Shoreham, to Wading River, and throughout Suffolk County.
Museums and Outdoor Virtual ToursFor a large listing of museums and parks offering virtual tours and experiences while their buildings are physically closed, please click the link below:
Sky & Star WatchingFor some helpful and informative links on night time sky watching, star gazing, and how to use a telescope, please see the link below!
StorytimeFrom the Library of Congress, to celebrities reading storytime, to Harry Potter, the following link has various storytime options:
Suffolk Libraries Online Resources and Other eBook OptionsPlease see the link below for a listing of eBook options and Suffolk Libraries Online Resources:
TaxesIf you need assistance with your taxes, need forms, or instructions on how to file online, please see the following link:
NSPL's Popular Online ResourcesSome of the North Shore Public Library's more popular online resources include the following:
- Kanopy - (Kanopy limits have been raised to 20 items per month during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Kanopy has also offered some extra benefits for the next 30 days including a list of movies that do not count against your 20 item limit, and making Kanopy Kids completely free and unlimited - this includes shows like Sesame Street and Arthur)
Ancestry - Proquest has offered temporary remote access to Ancestry Library.
- Creativebug ***NEW***
- Niche Academy ***NEW***
- Universal Class ***NEW***
- Rosetta Stone Library Solution ***NEW***
- North Shore Public Library Summer Reading Club
- Live-brary for Kids
- Book Flix
- Day By Day
- Kids InfoBits
- National Geographic Kids
- NoveList K-8 Plus
- Scholastic Teachables
- Tumble Book Library
- Tumble Math
- World Book Kids