October 29, 2010
From Mango Languages:
We’ve just launched Mango Complete v2.0 – an upgrade to our more in-depth language courses. It’s all the comprehensive learning of Mango Complete v1.0 (with content, dialog and methodology updates) plus all the engaging visuals, interactive tools and fun you love about Mango Basic.
We’ll be launching Mango Complete v2.0 with 12 languages and 8 ESL courses, but we plan to have 70 languages ready by the end of the year. You can see the complete list here.
October 17, 2010
The generous people of Half Hollow Hills so often donate books and dvds to the library – much more than we can fit on our shelves. We put them out for sale on a regular basis, but every once and a while we like to do a good house cleaning. Whether you’re a treasure hunter or a bargain hunter, there’s something here for you.
Saturday, October 23, 9:30 – 5 pm at the Dix Hills building.
September 27, 2010
Consider dropping that expensive SAT prep course and sign on with ePrep for free. ePrep helps students of all ability levels reach their goals by offering expert teachers and practice sessions that simulate real conditions. Take a timed practice test, then check your results and find out where you need help. Teachers are always available to coach you where and when you need it. Keep practicing until you feel sure about getting that great score!
Register and start practicing for the SAT, PSAT, PLAN, or ACT tests. Use the first 5 digits of your library card as your code.
September 20, 2010
Have you seen live-brary.com yet? You can find it on our website’s main menu on the left. That’s your new destination for the fantastic digital resources of the Suffolk County Library System. Download audiobooks, ebooks, music, and video. Get live homework help. Research a topic, learn a new language, or get lost in the collection of historic newspapers. Test prep, career cruising, adult ed, or just ask a librarian right there for help – take a look around. Live-brary.com wants to redefine your world.
August 26, 2010
To access the databases your child needs for homework, you will need a valid library card. Apply for a youth card online, if you don’t already have one. Remember, you must come into the library to sign the form and give permission for your child or teen to use the Internet in the library.
August 18, 2010
Have you tried the new online county catalog? Encore combines all the resources you need on a single screen. Put in any search term, and the results will bring you to relevant library programs, books, web resources, DVDs, and other items. You’ll also find fast links to magazine articles and reference books, with hints for related searches and suggestions for additional choices. Let Encore search all the libraries for you!
July 26, 2010
There’s more to the Library than just books! Millions of people are already downloading audiobooks, eBooks and more for free from their public libraries. You can too!
Discover what it’s all about when the Digital Bookmobile comes to the Library.
Wednesday, August 11, 1-7 pm (Melville)
Thursday, August 12, 1-7 pm (DH)
Explore the Gadget Gallery and check out the eBook Experience. You’ll discover that there is lots to do at the Digital Bookmobile. Whether you’re new to the world of digital downloads or not you’ll discover new ways to enjoy digital books and more from the Half Hollow Hills Community Library.
Check out our digital collection!
June 29, 2010
We’ve got a great new tool for those of you interested in pricing antiques and memorabilia. It’s called p4a Antiques, and you can find it here, on our reference page. Look here first before you sell or buy on eBay!
You’ll need a library card to log in.
June 14, 2010
The summer reading club goes online this year. Join, and even report, from anywhere there’s an internet connection. On vacation? At camp? By the pool? No problem!
Click here to join and report (after June 18)
June 7, 2010
Tap into the deep web for information you can’t find anywhere else. The library now offers a free premium search site, brought to you by the Suffolk County Library System. Your Research Starts Here!