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We’re Podcasting!

Tune in to “Turn the Page” the official podcast of
Syosset Public Library!
New Episodes airing every other Thursday!

 

  • Episode 1: Give us our Gatsby!  An interview featuring Dr. Charles Riley II, Director of the Nassau County Museum of Art. Airing 6/21/2018
  • Episode 2: Syosset Success Story   Syosset High School alum, Jay Max, and his song writing partner,  Alicia Angel, discuss their journey to success in children’s media such as Nickelodeon and Sesame Street Workshop. Airing 7/05/2018

To listen or subscribe visit us at:

http://turnthepage.blubrry.net/

-posted by Sonia, Reference Services

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New in DVD

Annihilation

SFF PG-13

Biologist and former soldier Lena is shocked when her missing husband comes home near death from a top-secret mission into the Shimmer, a mysterious quarantine zone from which no one has ever returned. Now, Lena and her elite team must enter a beautiful, deadly world of mutated landscapes and creatures, to discover how to stop the growing phenomenon that threatens all life on Earth.

-posted by Ralph, Media Services

5 Years on the Blog

Time for a walk through some of  SyossetRandR’s blog posts in May in the past five years:

2017:  STARTUP THAT BBQ!

2016: TOOLS TO FIND YOUR NEXT READ, PART 1

2015: GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING WORKSHOP

2014: HOW I SPENT THE MONTH OF APRIL…

2013: NEW TO BOOK CLUB IN A BAG

Watch out for when we take another nostalgic look at the past five years again in June.

-posted by Sonia, Reference Services

Local Author Showcase

Come meet and greet our local authors.

Join us as they share their books!

Tuesday

June 5, 2018 at 7 PM

The authors presenting, and their books:

 

Cara Bradley

Jackie Fischer

Jacqueline Friedland

Jared Harél

Jim Kelly

Stephanie Kepke

John H. Krahn

Ann Marie

Antoinette T. Martin

Dhruva G. Sulibhavi

Michael J. Weinstein

This program is free.

No registration required.

Photographs and videos taken during library

programs may be used for library publicity.

Presented by Reader’s Services.

-posted by Jean S., Readers’ Services

 

 

 

 

New in DVD

Batman Ninja

Anime PG-13

Batman, along with a number of his allies and adversaries, finds himself transplanted from modern Gotham City to feudal Japan.

Fifty Shades Freed

Drama R

Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new threats could jeopardize their happy ending before it even begins.

-posted by Sonia, Reference Librarian

New Museum Pass

Syosset Public Library has a new museum addition to our Museum Pass Program: the Children’s Museum of the East End.  The museum, located in Bridgehampton, offers hands-on exhibits and educational programs aimed at kids:
 
  • Sail the seas on our seafaring ship.
  • Meet up with some sand puppets.
  • Create a masterpiece in our free Drop-In Art Studio.
  • Interact with the traveling exhibits in the Legacy Family Tree Gallery.
  • Sit down for a read along under an upside-down library book.
  • Help run the CMEE Diner and Food Truck.
  • Learn physics and math on our 9-hole miniature golf course.

And more…

This pass is a print on demand pass, no trip to library is necessary to obtain it.  To make a reservation to visit the CMEE, visit the  museum pass page of our website here. This pass admits 2 adults and up to 4 children.

-posted by Sonia, Reference Librarian

New in DVD

12 Strong

Action R

The story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.

Nostalgia

Drama R

A profoundly moving drama about people’s collective need to find meaning in the objects we hold dear. It is a mosaic of interconnected stories built around the central theme of loss and memory, filled with characters as real and recognizable as friends and neighbors.

Winchester

Horror R

Eccentric firearm heiress believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle.

Mary and the Witch’s Flower

Animated PG

Strange flower grants a young girl magical powers, which leads to the adventure of a lifetime.

-posted by Ralph, Media Services