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

By Southold | Books

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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Field of Dreams

By Southold | News

Missing baseball? So are we. Until we can go to the ballpark, we are sharing some free substitutes to remind you why you love the game so much. Click Here to watch the Ken Burns’ documentary about baseball. This is a rare and great opportunity to see a terrific story told by one of the […]

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New York State Voter Registration Deadlines/Absentee Voting

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UPDATED INFORMATIONThe Democratic Presidential Primary has been rescheduled from April 28th to June 23rd by Executive Order of the Governor. Registration applications must be postmarked no later than May 29, 2020 and received by a board of elections no later than June 3, 2020 to be eligible to vote in the Primary.Registration ApplicationIN PERSON REGISTRATION You may […]

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Libby

Have You Tried Libby Yet?

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It’s another way to access the Library’s ebooks and audiobooks. It is available for Android, iOS, Windows and on your PC at www.libbyapp.comLibby is built by OverDrive, who also developed the OverDrive app that our library offers for downloading material.  Both apps let you borrow the same free digital content from the library. However, Libby […]

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The Pulitzer Prize Fiction 2020 Winner Announcement

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The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction was announced recently. The 2020 winner isThe Nickel Boys, by Colson Whitehead. This is his second Pulitzer for fiction. He was awarded the prize in 2017 for The Undergound Railroad.The two finalists this year were The Dutch House by Ann Patchett and The Topeka School by Ben Lerner.​​All four titles are available […]

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