August 14, 2013
Half Hollow Hills Community Library announces the launch the 4.0 update to its highly-successful Freegal Music Service. Patrons now enjoy significant new benefits with Freegal 4.0, including: access to over 4 million new songs from 12,000 labels from around the world; a brand-new interface with a new-generation search and browse function; the ability to download from a selection of 8,000 popular DRM-free music videos and several other crowd-pleasing features. By the end of this Summer, the library’s digital music collection will top 7 million songs, from over 28,000 labels including Sony Music Entertainment’s catalog of legendary artists. The labels originate from over 85 countries around the globe.
The Freegal Music Service has free mobile apps for registered cardholders of subscribing libraries. The Freegal Music apps are available in the Apple® App Store and Google Play®.
“We are very excited to offer a service like this that delivers great music, compatibility with lots of devices and simplicity of use. We think this upgrade will be incredibly popular with our patrons and will help the library in marketing all its services to the community.”
Available through the Library app or on the web at hhhlibrary.org
July 2, 2013
Now available from our home page, hhhlibrary.org, is IndieFlix. Just log-in with your library card and PIN, create your own RB Digital Account, and enjoy!
This streaming movie service provides unlimited access to award-winning shorts, feature films, and documentaries. With thousands of films to choose from across more than 50 countries, IndieFlix offers a viewing experience you can’t get anywhere else.
- Film-festival hits — View films from major festivals all over the world, including Sundance, Cannes, Tribeca, and more!
- Find the right film for you — Sort by language, genre, or film length with easy-to-use filters
- Support filmmakers — Viewing films on IndieFlix directly supports the filmmakers who made them
- Available everywhere — Watch movies on any Internet-enabled computer, smartphone, or tablet with a Web browser! Also available on Roku, xBox, and Apple TV via Apple devices
May 10, 2013
If you’re looking for a way to “give back” to the community, or you need community service credits for school, come to our Volunteer Fair. Find an organization that meets your interests or touches your heart. Groups across Long Island are looking for helpers and you could be one.
Here’s a list of the over 20 organizations that will be there to answer your questions:
Volunteer Fair 2013
April 8, 2013
More and more top-name authors are releasing new content in ebook format only. Some examples are Lee Child, Stephen King, Nelson Demille, Chuck Palahniuk, David Baldacci, and Amy Tan: authors you love to read. Here’s how you can get even more of these favorites – check out a Kindle with exclusive content not available in regular print. Our Kindle Paperwhite is loaded with 60 different titles and is available for checkout from the Dix Hills Reference Desk. Take it for a test spin!
January 4, 2013
Happy New Year! Please note the following Board Meeting date change.
The Budget Work Session scheduled for Monday January 7th, 6:30 pm has been changed to Wednesday, January 9th, 6:30 pm. Sorry for the inconvenience.
January 2, 2013
Changes are coming to Live-brary, your source for ebooks and audiobooks you can borrow and download free from the the Library. Soon you’ll be able to read and listen directly through the browser on your computer or web-enabled device. Want to know more? Go to Live-brary and click on the blue box on the left labelled “Coming Soon.”