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Reading

Reading is a Family Affair

By Southold | Books

Reading is a family affair. It helps children maintain and improve reading skills. During the summer months, read to your kids on a daily basis or talk to your kids about what they are reading. A great way to keep the reading going? Call the Library today and join our “Summer Reading Program” for kids. […]

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Good News for Audiobook Fans!

By Southold | Books

Good news for audiobook fans! You have access to even more books. If you don’t see what you want in Overdrive, search under the library website’s “more audiobooks” tab. This will bring you to rb digital – another collection of audiobooks, which has new titles as well as classics. You will be asked to register […]

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Help, I’m in a Reading Slump!

By Southold | Books

I’m a huge baseball fan and I faithfully follow and cheer for the New York Mets. As good as they are purported to be this season, there are a few members of the team who are in “batting slumps”.  Jose Reyes, the esteemed Yoenis Cespedes and even the reliable Michael Conforto are all suffering from […]

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Banned Books Week | Celebrating the Freedom to Read

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Words Have PowerBanned Books Week September 24-September 30.“A challenge is an attempt to remove or restrict materials, based upon the objections of a person or group. A banning is the removal of those materials.”- From the American Library Association (ALA)“Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the […]

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Summer Reading 2017 at The Southold Free Library

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There is still plenty of time to get some summer reading done. We have reprinted lists of recommended titles. Ask for them at the front desk. Summer Reading (59 pages of summer reading ideas), The New York Times Best Summer Books of 2017, Publisher’s Weekly10 Mysteries with Women in the Lead, The Booklist Reader37 Books We’ve Loved […]

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