Friday, August 29, 2014

Dear Islip Residents of the Hauppauge School District,

Dear Islip Residents of the Hauppauge School District,

The Board of Trustees of the Hauppauge Public Library is holding three open houses and is encouraging community members to hear the plans for and ask questions about the proposed new library at Hidden Pond Park. These sessions are scheduled for:
  • Saturday, September 6 at 10:00am 
  • Thursday, September 18 at 7:30pm and 
  • Saturday, September 27 at 10:00am.
Each of the three sessions will be held at the current library, 601 Veterans Memorial Hwy.

The referendum on this project is being held at the Library on Tuesday, October 7 from 10 am to 9 pm. You must be registered to vote and absentee ballots are available. For more details on voting and the project, please visit

In addition to members of the Board of Trustees and Library Director, the architect and project manager will be present. If you are unable to attend, and have a question, please visit our website or contact Matthew Bollerman, Library Director, 631-979-1600 or at

We hope to see you there.

Board of Trustees, Hauppauge Public Library,
Ralph Plotke, President
Andrew Black, Vice-President
Steve Bard, Finance Officer
Robert Druckenmiller, Trustee
Carol Poma, Trustee

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Summer Reading Clubs!

Are you participating in the Summer Reading Club?  
Its not too late to sign up and read! 

Literary Elements Adult Summer Reading Club
Adult Summer Reading Club

Young Adult Summer Reading Club for entering Grades 6 - 12
Young Adult Summer Reading Club for Entering Grades 6-12
Join or log books for the Young Adult Summer Reading Club here.

Children's Summer Reading Club birth - entering 5th grade
Children's Summer Reading Club
Join or log books for the Children's Summer Reading Club here.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

World War One: Some Centennial Links, Readings, Contexts

"The events of 1914 through 1918 shaped the world,the United States, and the lives of millions of people."  from The World War One Centennial Commission Act, January 14, 2013

Check out this important list of World War One resources that was compiled by Mark Rothenberg, a librarian at Patchogue-Medford Library.