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Children's New Books
  • Fiction Books
    • Max in the House of Spies
    • Finally Heard
    • Ferris
    • Wings of Fire. Book seven, Winter Turning : The Graphic Novel
  • Non-Fiction
    • Good Food Bad Waste
    • One Little Bug
    • I Dare! I Can! I Will!
    • Weird and Wonderful Nature
  • Picture Books
    • Vamos! let's Go Read
    • Proud Mouse
    • Rainbowsaurus
    • The Teeny-Weeny Unicorn
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Y&P Events
Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Auditorium
Super Soccer Stars teaches the... more
Super Soccer Stars teaches the fundamentals in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Jul 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Auditorium
Super Soccer Stars teaches the... more
Super Soccer Stars teaches the fundamentals in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment.

Mon, Jul 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Mon, Jul 22, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Come anytime between 2:30 - 4:00 pm to... more
Come anytime between 2:30 - 4:00 pm to try a new art medium every week in this laid back, creative drop in!
This event is full

Mon, Jul 22, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Sample snacks from a different country... more
Sample snacks from a different country each month with Universal Yums! We'll have fun with trivia and treats!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 11:15am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Auditorium
Enjoy unstructured playtime with your... more
Enjoy unstructured playtime with your child. We'll have age appropriate blocks, puzzles, and toys to keep your little one amused.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Tue, Jul 23, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Practice your reading skills with... more
Practice your reading skills with certified therapy dogs! Research shows that reading aloud before a non-judgmental audience improves skills and confidence.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Practice your reading skills with... more
Practice your reading skills with certified therapy dogs! Research shows that reading aloud before a non-judgmental audience improves skills and confidence.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Entering Grades 4 - 6
This event is full

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Your little ones will use child safe... more
Your little ones will use child safe cooking utensils to make yummy summer treats.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 24, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Let's cook up some yummy treats!

Wed, Jul 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Classroom
Free Summer Lunch Program

Wed, Jul 24, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Let's cook up some yummy treats!

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Join Miss Gena for some playful yoga!... more
Join Miss Gena for some playful yoga! Listen to yoga stories and stretch our bodies!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Thu, Jul 25, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Classroom
Join the LI Chess Nuts and play chess... more
Join the LI Chess Nuts and play chess with your friends! Learn new skills from a qualified instructor. Basic knowledge of chess is a plus.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Cozy up in your pjs for this low-key... more
Cozy up in your pjs for this low-key storytime and craft!
This event is full

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 26, 10:45am - 11:15am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 26, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Fri, Jul 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Auditorium
In this introductory program from The... more
In this introductory program from The Wildlife Center of Long Island, you will meet our cold-blooded reptiles, our furry mammals and our feathered birds!
This event is full

Fri, Jul 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
July 31st is Harry Potter's Birthday.... more
July 31st is Harry Potter's Birthday. Celebrate by joining us for an evening of Wizarding World games and crafts. Costumes are encouraged, but not required.
This event is full

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Create perler bead art based on your... more
Create perler bead art based on your favorite games and game characters. We'll have designs from the Mario games, Pokémon, Minecraft, and more!
This event is full

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Auditorium
Super Soccer Stars teaches the... more
Super Soccer Stars teaches the fundamentals in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Auditorium
Super Soccer Stars teaches the... more
Super Soccer Stars teaches the fundamentals in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment.

Mon, Jul 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Classroom
Free Summer Lunch Program

Mon, Jul 29, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Come anytime between 2:30 - 4:00 pm to... more
Come anytime between 2:30 - 4:00 pm to try a new art medium every week in this laid back, creative drop in!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 11:15am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Auditorium
Enjoy unstructured playtime with your... more
Enjoy unstructured playtime with your child. We'll have age appropriate blocks, puzzles, and toys to keep your little one amused.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Tue, Jul 30, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Join us for some family LEGO fun. ... more
Join us for some family LEGO fun. Drop-ins are welcome!

Tue, Jul 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Teen Territory
Test your mettle and battle for the... more
Test your mettle and battle for the chance to be crowned a Super Smash Bros. champion in a fun, friendly Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament. The winner will receive a cool prize.

Tue, Jul 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Auditorium
Ready for adventure?

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Your little ones will use child safe... more
Your little ones will use child safe cooking utensils to make yummy summer treats.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 31, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Let's cook up some yummy treats!
This event is full

Wed, Jul 31, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Classroom
Free Summer Lunch Program

Wed, Jul 31, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Let's cook up some yummy treats!

Wed, Jul 31, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Gateway Community Garden
Get your hands dirty in the library’s... more
Get your hands dirty in the library’s “little piece of earth” at the Town Gateway Gardens. Listen to stories, do a craft, grow vegetables and learn in the warm sunshine!
This event is full

Thu, Aug 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Join Miss Gena for some playful yoga!... more
Join Miss Gena for some playful yoga! Listen to yoga stories and stretch our bodies!
This event is full

Thu, Aug 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Thu, Aug 01, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Classroom
Join the LI Chess Nuts and play chess... more
Join the LI Chess Nuts and play chess with your friends! Learn new skills from a qualified instructor. Basic knowledge of chess is a plus.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 01, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Bring your stuffed animal to the library... more
Bring your stuffed animal to the library and learn about the vet with them! There will be a chance to explore activities like pet matching, coloring, and of course, veterinarian pretend play.

Fri, Aug 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Fri, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
In honor of Spider-Man Day on August 1st,... more
In honor of Spider-Man Day on August 1st, get your Spidey-senses tingling with a fun afternoon of games and crafts.

Fri, Aug 02, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Let's chop it up and make something... more
Let's chop it up and make something delicious!

Sat, Aug 03, 10:00am - 11:30am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Classroom
Register for some open Minecraft play. ... more
Register for some open Minecraft play. If you do not have a Minecraft account, one will be provided.

Mon, Aug 05, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Super Soccer Stars teaches the... more
Super Soccer Stars teaches the fundamentals in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment.

Mon, Aug 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Super Soccer Stars teaches the... more
Super Soccer Stars teaches the fundamentals in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment.

Mon, Aug 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Mon, Aug 05, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Come anytime between 2:30 - 4:00 pm to... more
Come anytime between 2:30 - 4:00 pm to try a new art medium every week in this laid back, creative drop in!
This event is full

Tue, Aug 06, 10:00am - 11:15am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Auditorium
Enjoy unstructured playtime with your... more
Enjoy unstructured playtime with your child. We'll have age appropriate blocks, puzzles, and toys to keep your little one amused.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 06, 11:00am - 11:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Practice your reading skills with... more
Practice your reading skills with certified therapy dogs! Research shows that reading aloud before a non-judgmental audience improves skills and confidence.

Tue, Aug 06, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Practice your reading skills with... more
Practice your reading skills with certified therapy dogs! Research shows that reading aloud before a non-judgmental audience improves skills and confidence.

Tue, Aug 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Tue, Aug 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Miss Maria from Le Petite Picassos will... more
Miss Maria from Le Petite Picassos will guide us to create a hot air balloon painting.

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Your little ones will use child safe... more
Your little ones will use child safe cooking utensils to make yummy summer treats.
This event is full

Wed, Aug 07, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Let's cook up some yummy treats!
This event is full

Wed, Aug 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Wed, Aug 07, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Let's cook up some yummy treats!

Wed, Aug 07, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Gateway Community Garden
Get your hands dirty in the library’s... more
Get your hands dirty in the library’s “little piece of earth” at the Town Gateway Gardens. Listen to stories, do a craft, grow vegetables and learn in the warm sunshine!
This event is full

Wed, Aug 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Auditorium
ZTag is a fun new way to play laser tag! ... more
ZTag is a fun new way to play laser tag! Players are equipped with high tech watches that automatically tag for them when within proximity of another player.

Wed, Aug 07, 7:15pm - 8:15pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Auditorium
ZTag is a fun new way to play laser tag! ... more
ZTag is a fun new way to play laser tag! Players are equipped with high tech watches that automatically tag for them when within proximity of another player.

Thu, Aug 08, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Parking Lot
Let's splash some balloons onto a canvas.

Thu, Aug 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Thu, Aug 08, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Join the LI Chess Nuts and play chess... more
Join the LI Chess Nuts and play chess with your friends! Learn new skills from a qualified instructor. Basic knowledge of chess is a plus.

Thu, Aug 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Learn how to concoct your own gooey,... more
Learn how to concoct your own gooey, colorful, dinosaur-themed slime!
Registration opens Thursday, August 8 2024 at 10:00am

Fri, Aug 09, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Meeting Room
Have you ever wanted to try green eggs... more
Have you ever wanted to try green eggs and ham? Well, here's your chance! We've partnered with Hatch, who is generously providing the brunch.

Fri, Aug 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Fri, Aug 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Meet some of the fiercest apex predators... more
Meet some of the fiercest apex predators on Long Island living right in our backyards.

Sat, Aug 10, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Meeting Room
Join Long Island Music Therapy for a... more
Join Long Island Music Therapy for a music class that will allow children to explore their musical selves through song, instrument play, and movement.

Mon, Aug 12, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Super Soccer Stars teaches the... more
Super Soccer Stars teaches the fundamentals in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment.

Mon, Aug 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Super Soccer Stars teaches the... more
Super Soccer Stars teaches the fundamentals in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment.

Mon, Aug 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Mon, Aug 12, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Come anytime between 2:30 - 4:00 pm to... more
Come anytime between 2:30 - 4:00 pm to try a new art medium every week in this laid back, creative drop in!
This event is full

Mon, Aug 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Auditorium
Create a 16-inch animal of your choice. ... more
Create a 16-inch animal of your choice. Stuff an animal using the super fluff stuffing machine!

Tue, Aug 13, 10:00am - 11:15am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Auditorium
Enjoy unstructured playtime with your... more
Enjoy unstructured playtime with your child. We'll have age appropriate blocks, puzzles, and toys to keep your little one amused.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Tue, Aug 13, 2:30pm - 2:45pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Design a mug in Canva. Create a mug of... more
Design a mug in Canva. Create a mug of your own to take with you using our mug press in our new Maker Space room!

Tue, Aug 13, 2:45pm - 3:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Design a mug in Canva. Create a mug of... more
Design a mug in Canva. Create a mug of your own to take with you using our mug press in our new Maker Space room!

Tue, Aug 13, 3:00pm - 3:15pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Design a mug in Canva. Create a mug of... more
Design a mug in Canva. Create a mug of your own to take with you using our mug press in our new Maker Space room!

Tue, Aug 13, 3:15pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Design a mug in Canva. Create a mug of... more
Design a mug in Canva. Create a mug of your own to take with you using our mug press in our new Maker Space room!
This event is full

Tue, Aug 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Join professional magician Ari Bisk and... more
Join professional magician Ari Bisk and learn beginner magic tricks to perform for your friends and family! After each trick Ari will teach the secrets and how to perform them.

Tue, Aug 13, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Join professional magician Ari Bisk and... more
Join professional magician Ari Bisk and learn beginner magic tricks to perform for your friends and family! After each trick Ari will teach the secrets and how to perform them.

Wed, Aug 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Wed, Aug 14, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Parking Lot
Fun for all!

Thu, Aug 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station J Program Room
Join us for stories, songs + a craft to... more
Join us for stories, songs + a craft to beat the heat all August!

Thu, Aug 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Thu, Aug 15, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Join the LI Chess Nuts and play chess... more
Join the LI Chess Nuts and play chess with your friends! Learn new skills from a qualified instructor. Basic knowledge of chess is a plus.

Thu, Aug 15, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station J Program Room
Practice your reading skills with... more
Practice your reading skills with certified therapy dogs! Research shows that reading aloud before a non-judgmental audience improves skills and confidence.

Thu, Aug 15, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Come in pjs and let's explore some of... more
Come in pjs and let's explore some of Miss Laura's favorite board books together. Then you'll have some one-on-one time reading board books with your little one.

Thu, Aug 15, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station J Program Room
Practice your reading skills with... more
Practice your reading skills with certified therapy dogs! Research shows that reading aloud before a non-judgmental audience improves skills and confidence.

Fri, Aug 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills.

Fri, Aug 16, 10:45am - 11:15am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills.

Fri, Aug 16, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills.

Fri, Aug 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Fri, Aug 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Compete for the gold in a series of fun... more
Compete for the gold in a series of fun games involving tasty candy.

Fri, Aug 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Auditorium
Hailing all the way from Michigan, the... more
Hailing all the way from Michigan, the Spoon Man is here to entertain the whole family! Don't miss out on this hilarious, musical, and interactive program.

Sat, Aug 17, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Come join Mr. Scott for some open-floor... more
Come join Mr. Scott for some open-floor music play! We'll jam together on a wide variety of drums, percussion instruments, acoustic guitar, ukulele, and even try out an 6 ft. floor piano mat!

Sun, Aug 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Art Gallery
Nicole Franz is a mixed-media artist who... more
Nicole Franz is a mixed-media artist who creates unique portraits with upcycled and pre-loved materials.

Mon, Aug 19, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Super Soccer Stars teaches the... more
Super Soccer Stars teaches the fundamentals in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment.

Mon, Aug 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Super Soccer Stars teaches the... more
Super Soccer Stars teaches the fundamentals in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment.

Mon, Aug 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Mon, Aug 19, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Come anytime between 2:30 - 4:00 pm to... more
Come anytime between 2:30 - 4:00 pm to try a new art medium every week in this laid back, creative drop in!
This event is full

Mon, Aug 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Meeting Room
Register for some open Minecraft play. ... more
Register for some open Minecraft play. If you do not have a Minecraft account, one will be provided.

Tue, Aug 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Classroom
Join us for some family LEGO fun. ... more
Join us for some family LEGO fun. Drop-ins are welcome!

Tue, Aug 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Tue, Aug 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Parking Lot
Let's splash some balloons onto a canvas.

Wed, Aug 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Classroom
Free Summer Lunch Program

Wed, Aug 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Join us for a lively discussion of Time... more
Join us for a lively discussion of Time Travel Inn, a Choose Your Own Adventure Sci-fi Mystery by Bart King.

Wed, Aug 21, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Gateway Community Garden
Get your hands dirty in the library’s... more
Get your hands dirty in the library’s “little piece of earth” at the Town Gateway Gardens. Listen to stories, do a craft, grow vegetables and learn in the warm sunshine!
This event is full

Thu, Aug 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station J Program Room
Join us for stories, songs + a craft to... more
Join us for stories, songs + a craft to beat the heat all August!

Thu, Aug 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Thu, Aug 22, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Join the LI Chess Nuts and play chess... more
Join the LI Chess Nuts and play chess with your friends! Learn new skills from a qualified instructor. Basic knowledge of chess is a plus.

Thu, Aug 22, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Decorate a canvas pencil pouch with... more
Decorate a canvas pencil pouch with sharpies, then enjoy a fun game of "Back to School Bingo" to try to win some supplies to fill it up with!

Fri, Aug 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills.

Fri, Aug 23, 10:45am - 11:15am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills.

Fri, Aug 23, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills.

Fri, Aug 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Fri, Aug 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Play games, have a snack, create a craft,... more
Play games, have a snack, create a craft, hang out with friends or make new ones!

Mon, Aug 26, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Super Soccer Stars teaches the... more
Super Soccer Stars teaches the fundamentals in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment.

Mon, Aug 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Super Soccer Stars teaches the... more
Super Soccer Stars teaches the fundamentals in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment.

Mon, Aug 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Mon, Aug 26, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Come anytime between 2:30 - 4:00 pm to... more
Come anytime between 2:30 - 4:00 pm to try a new art medium every week in this laid back, creative drop in!
This event is full

Mon, Aug 26, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Sample snacks from a different country... more
Sample snacks from a different country each month with Universal Yums! We'll have fun with trivia and treats!

Tue, Aug 27, 10:00am - 10:45am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Meeting Room
Come work those gross and fine motor... more
Come work those gross and fine motor skills through open play, chosen specifically with toddlers bodies in mind.

Tue, Aug 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Tue, Aug 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Teen Territory
Think you have what it takes to be... more
Think you have what it takes to be crowned a Mario Kart Champion? If so, compete in a fun, friendly Mario Kart 8 Deluxe gaming tournament. The winner will earn glory (and a prize).

Wed, Aug 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Wed, Aug 28, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Gateway Community Garden
Get your hands dirty in the library’s... more
Get your hands dirty in the library’s “little piece of earth” at the Town Gateway Gardens. Listen to stories, do a craft, grow vegetables and learn in the warm sunshine!
This event is full

Thu, Aug 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station J Program Room
Join us for stories, songs + a craft to... more
Join us for stories, songs + a craft to beat the heat all August!

Thu, Aug 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Thu, Aug 29, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Join the LI Chess Nuts and play chess... more
Join the LI Chess Nuts and play chess with your friends! Learn new skills from a qualified instructor. Basic knowledge of chess is a plus.

Fri, Aug 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills.

Fri, Aug 30, 10:45am - 11:15am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills.

Fri, Aug 30, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
This lively musical program will include... more
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills.

Fri, Aug 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Free Summer Lunch Program

Sat, Sep 07, 10:00am - 11:30am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Classroom
Register for some open Minecraft play. ... more
Register for some open Minecraft play. If you do not have a Minecraft account, one will be provided.

Sat, Sep 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Bring your grandparents and relax with a... more
Bring your grandparents and relax with a light brunch and some fun crafts together!
One registration per family
Registration opens Monday, August 26 2024 at 10:00am

Wed, Sep 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Get your hands in the dirt and learn how... more
Get your hands in the dirt and learn how to grow your favorite fresh veggies! Don’t miss this chance to meet local farmers and their flock of friendly chickens and ducks.
Registration opens Monday, September 9 2024 at 10:00am


For Parents and Teachers Resources

Including databases, useful websites and home schooling resources.

Playaway Launchpad is the first secure, pre-loaded learning tablet designed for children in Preschool to 5th Grade. These tablets can be checked out to play with at home, in the car, or just about anywhere. Preloaded with (ad-free) learning apps, each tablet is grouped by subject area, theme, and age level. Examples include: Prehistoric Playground, Problem Solver (STEAM), and Carnival of Words. Try them all! Tablets are for HPL cardholders only and are available at both the Main Library and the Station Branch.

Our Youth & Parent Services
librarians have 
carefully selected a wide variety of age-appropriate reading materials that will excite the imagination and help develop a life-long love of reading, learning and growing. 

Databases and Learning Aids

An award-winning early learning program with 10,000+ educational activities and 850+ complete lessons along the Step-by-Step Learning Path, all expertly designed to help prepare young learners for kindergarten and beyond.

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An online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

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Interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests.  Plus a writing lab, foreign language lab, GED help, assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series, and more! 

Tutorial

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Children's Literature Comprehensive Database is an online database with over 650,000 reviews and related information about children’s literature with full-text professional reviews and curriculum tools.

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 CultureGrams is available outside the Library via barcode and pin. It provides information about the cultures of more than 200 countries and the 50 United States in reports that include maps, statistics, indepth information, fun facts, and more.

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Elementary is a simple, cross-curricular resource that ensures equity and continuity for all students. As part of the Gale In Context suite of resources, this database advances education and gives children the research skills they will need in middle school, high school, and beyond.

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Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine solution that makes it easy for you to read your favorite magazines on your computer or mobile device.

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Kanopy Kids is a collection of kid-friendly movies, television shows and animated stories. Find fun and educational selections including PBS Kids programs and full-episodes of Sesame Street.

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 National Geographic Kids database includes the complete run of the magazine from 2009 to the present, as well as videos, images, and over 450 books. Geared towards primary and middle school students, kids can explore adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, space, and more!

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Helps readers find books that are just right for their reading level and interests, including read-alike recommendations for fiction and non-fiction. 

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Explore your favorite topics about people, places, history, science, and nature through interactive non-fiction ebooks and games, plus primary source videos, audio recordings, and images.

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Choose from lots of K-6 ebooks in English, Spanish, and French.  Have the text read to you, or read on your own. Enjoy music, puzzles, and games, too!

Includes graphic novels, non-fiction, read alongs, math quizzes, animated picture books, and videos. 

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An online version of the widely known encyclopedia that includes information on thousands of topics and provides supplemental links, videos, and other resources, such as biographies, multimedia content and educational games, activities, and projects.

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Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes full encyclopedic and multimedia databases supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links, Back in Time articles, special reports and more.

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Banco de Contenidos aulaPlaneta is a comprehensive Spanish-language database designed for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and ESL/ELL program participants. 

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Discover features two reading levels for each article: a simplified article (from our World Book Discover encyclopedia) and a detailed article. Users can easily toggle between the two reading levels with the click of a button!

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The ideal Spanish-language reference tool for those learning Spanish and ELL students. Browse features provide visual prompts, and bilingual features allow students to toggle between Spanish and English text. The site includes concise articles, videos, maps and activities more.

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An ideal learning resource for elementary-aged students designed to build confidence and encourage creativity with image-driven navigation and inquiry-based activities. The site features easy-to-read articles that can be read aloud or translated and a wealth of engaging games, science projects, and activities.

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A one-stop shop for cross curricular learning, Student includes translations to 100+ languages, a Biography Center, current events, research guides, and seamless integrations with Google Classroom and Microsoft OneDrive.

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Access timelines you've created and saved. You can edit World Book's timelines to create your own custom timelines.

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