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¡Bienvenido mes de mayo!

bienvenidos mes de mayo

Si haces clic en Translate y seleccionas la bandera de España, todo el texto del sitio web de la biblioteca de Islip será traducido de manera automática. Celebre la llegada del buen tiempo con varios paseos… Disfrute el Festival Anual de Tulipanes en el parque Heckscher en Huntington domingo el 1 de mayo de 2016Reviva […]

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Our Brand Is Books

Our Brand Is Books

In the February 15, 2016 issue of Publishers Weekly, I read a short piece entitled, “Librarians: Stop the Book Shaming.” The author, Brian Kenney, maintains that librarians have increasingly become “like shame filled smokers standing outside of office buildings – apart, a little embarrassed and slightly defensive.” In a time when the media tells us […]

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My Computer Used To Be So Much Faster!

Why is my computer so slow

All I’ve heard from my dad since he upgraded to Windows 10 is “my computer used to be so much faster.” He said the same for the previous upgrade, Windows 8 to Windows 8.1. Computers are a great tool when they perform to our expectations and we’re all a little too familiar with the frustrations […]

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Tips for Taking the S.A.T.

SAT Tips

Gather Materials- The night before the test make sure to have all materials that will be needed on test day including admission ticket, photo ID, #2 pencils, a calculator, and a healthy snack.Locate the Test Center- Make sure to check out the location of the test center before the big day. On the big day, […]

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Celebrate Teen Tech Week With Us!

teen tech week

Teen Tech Week is when libraries make the time to showcase all of the great digital resources and services that are available to help teens succeed in school and prepare for college and 21st century careers. Celebrate Teen Tech Week with us, March 6-12, 2016, with the theme “Create it at Your Library.” Download an ebook […]

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Music = Memory

music equals memory

If someone should ask you to recite the alphabet, would you automatically sing it? Most English speakers in the United States were taught the names and order of the letters by the “ABC Song” (Honestly, don’t you find yourself singing snatches of it in your head when having to alphabetize something?). Words and music join […]

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