Beach and Backyard Reads 2020 July Edition

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Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Picture the spooky Victorian mansion where a Bronte heroine or a Sarah Waters character used to live, and transport it to a remote mountainside in Mexico in 1950, and you have Mexican Gothic.The Guest List by Lucy Foley”Evoking the great Agatha Christie classics “And Then There Were None” and “Murder on […]

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Virtual Book Talks

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September Book Chat With Author Elisabeth AmaralAuthor of A Vanishing in Greenwich VillageMonday, September 14 at 7:00pmSponsored by the West Hampton Library. Private detectives, New York real estate rivalries, love, infidelity and the City of New York itself are all part of this feast of a love letter to New York book by author Elisabeth […]

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June is LGBTQ Pride Month

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Check out Live-brary for their list of ebooks and audiobooks.Some titles to consider (all of which are available for download via Live-brary on our website). Call Me by Your Name by Aciman Good Boy by Boylan Rubyfruit Jungle by Brown Fun Home by Blechdel Tomorrow Will be Different by McBride How to Survive a Plague […]

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Recommended Antiracism Reads Available for Download

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There is a newly curated list of ebooks and audiobooks of recommended antiracism reads available for download in Live-brary. Click here to go directly to the collection.Please note:Many of the most popular titles, like Stamped, by Jason Reynolds, are heavily waitlisted. Efforts are being made to obtain extra copies to reduce the waitlists.Me and White Supremacy, […]

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Check Out These Helpful Links for Job Opportunities

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Job OpportunitiesSuffolk County NY Forward is the new name of the county’s job listing service. Click here to see job opportunities. You can search by job type and location.The following listing services have all recently posted jobs on or near the North Fork: ​www.newyorkjobdepartment.com www.get-me-jobs.com www.us.jobrapido.com www.everyjobforme.com www.jobcase.comContact jessica@southoldlibrary.org if you have questions about these […]

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Budget Message to the Library Community

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You have most likely received an absentee ballot from the Southold School District by mail. The ballot includes a proposition for the Library budget, which will cover operations from July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021. The Library Board of Trustees has voted to propose a budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year that keeps spending to a 0% […]

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Reading Recommendations

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Recommend an ebookHave you learned about a new book but don’t see it in Live-brary?Recommend that the title be added.  Go to “My Account” and then click on “Recommendations”.Things to remember: Live-brary makes titles available according to the publisher release dates The majority of books from major publishers are released on Tuesdays.  The main exception to […]

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Backyard Reads

Beach and Backyard Reads 2020 – May Edition

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All titles listed are available for download via Live-brary.When We Left Cuba by Chanel CleetonCleeton’s follow-up to her best-selling book Next Year in Havana is even more addicting—and sexy—than the first. Here we meet Beatriz, a young woman who’s forced to flee Cuba with her family after Castro comes into power.The Bookish Life of Nina […]

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Author Talk – Long Island Reads 2020

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Light From Other Stars, by Erika Swyler, has been selected as the book for “LONG ISLAND READS 2020”. The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton is hosting a visit with Ms. Swyler, born and raised on Long Island’s North Shore and a best selling author, who will discuss her book, Light From Other Stars. “Grand in scope and […]

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