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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, May 27, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building
But our online resources are always... more
But our online resources are always available. Visit www.myhpl.org for databases and downloadables.

Tue, May 28, All day
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Pick up a 3” x 3” canvas and be... more
Pick up a 3” x 3” canvas and be a part of our 2nd Annual Tiny Art Show!

Wed, May 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Join Miss Laura for this monthly... more
Join Miss Laura for this monthly storytime! Come add a book or two to your lists, enjoy open play, and celebrate our reading milestones with your library friends
This event is full

Wed, May 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Join Miss Laura for this monthly... more
Join Miss Laura for this monthly storytime! Come add a book or two to your lists, enjoy open play, and celebrate your reading milestones with your library friends

Rescheduled
Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
New date Wednesday, June 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Grades 4-6

Thu, May 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Join us for homemade playdough fun!
This event is full

Fri, May 31, 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, May 31, 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, May 31, 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, May 31, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Create your own sparkly, out - of - this... more
Create your own sparkly, out - of - this - world galaxy slime!

Sat, Jun 01, 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.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Grades 4 & up

Mon, Jun 03, 10:00am - 9:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Register for upcoming programs

Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Come chef it up at the library! Toddlers... more
Come chef it up at the library! Toddlers will use silicone knives and colorful cutting boards to chop and dice their own fruits to make a salad.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Enjoy unstructured playtime with your... more
Enjoy unstructured playtime with your child. We'll have age appropriate blocks, LEGOs, puzzles, and toys to keep your little one amused.

Wed, Jun 05, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Ms. Janeth will show you different... more
Ms. Janeth will show you different cooking utensils so be ready to put them to use!

Thu, Jun 06, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
June is Pride Month. Celebrate with some... more
June is Pride Month. Celebrate with some books about rainbow colors, love and inclusivity! Then, we'll make a colorful rainbow craft together.
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Fri, Jun 07, 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, Jun 07, 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, Jun 07, 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, Jun 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Join us for a lively discussion of Be... more
Join us for a lively discussion of Be Prepared by Brosgol while enjoying tasty pizza! After signing up, stop by the library to pick up a free copy of the book.

Sat, Jun 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Grades 4 & up

Mon, Jun 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Try a new skill and learn rolled candle... more
Try a new skill and learn rolled candle making using sheets of beeswax!
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Mon, Jun 10, 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.
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Tue, Jun 11, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Wear your PJs to this special storytime!
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Huntington Public Library Station Branch - Station Community Room
Enjoy unstructured playtime with your... more
Enjoy unstructured playtime with your child. We'll have age appropriate blocks, LEGOs, puzzles, and toys to keep your little one amused.

Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Ms. Janeth will show you different... more
Ms. Janeth will show you different cooking utensils so be ready to put them to use!

Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building
Grades 4-6

Fri, Jun 14, 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, Jun 14, 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, Jun 14, 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, Jun 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Learn how to make real- looking sushi... more
Learn how to make real- looking sushi using sweet candy!
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Sat, Jun 15, 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.
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Sat, Jun 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Grades 4 & up

Sat, Jun 15, 11:00am - 11:45am
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.
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Sat, Jun 15, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Meeting Room
Bring a special adult to learn how to use... more
Bring a special adult to learn how to use a hammer and nails to make a unique birdhouse.
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Sun, Jun 16, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building
But our online resources are always... more
But our online resources are always available. Visit www.myhpl.org for databases and downloadables.

Mon, Jun 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
We will have sensory activities. Dress... more
We will have sensory activities. Dress for a mess!
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Mon, Jun 17, 10:45am - 11:15am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
We will have sensory activities. Dress... more
We will have sensory activities. Dress for a mess!
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Mon, Jun 17, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
In this family storytime, learn about and... more
In this family storytime, learn about and celebrate Juneteenth, then make a special craft.
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Flutter by this storytime and listen to... more
Flutter by this storytime and listen to some buggy tales!
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Tue, Jun 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Come and make different kinds of... more
Come and make different kinds of colorful, healthy smoothie with your choice of fruits and other ingredients and fun toppings! Get creative by pairing the ingredients for your smoothie.
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Wed, Jun 19, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building
But our online resources are always... more
But our online resources are always available. Visit www.myhpl.org for databases and downloadables.

Thu, Jun 20, 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.
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Thu, Jun 20, 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.
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Fri, Jun 21, 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!
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Mon, Jun 24, 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!
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Mon, Jun 24, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
It takes a village to raise our children.... more
It takes a village to raise our children. Meet with like-minded parents to discuss ways to navigate the school system to best meet the needs of all children.
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Fri, Jun 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Compete in a fun, friendly trivia... more
Compete in a fun, friendly trivia challenge where you will guess the identities of comic book and graphic novel characters based on brief descriptions and their silhouettes.
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 10:00am

Sat, Jun 29, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main J Program Room
Family, Entering Grades 4 & up

Thu, Jul 04, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building
But our online resources are always... more
But our online resources are always available. Visit www.myhpl.org for databases and downloadables.

Sat, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Huntington Public Library Main Building - Main Art Gallery
Join local artist Elizabeth Kolligs for... more
Join local artist Elizabeth Kolligs for her art reception!


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.

Tutorial

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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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