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September 6, 2013

downloadappqrcodesignAs you can see by the signs around the buildings, we’re excited about our new hhhl mobile iOS app, available now in iTunes (Android coming soon, promise!)  Installing the app will give you instant access to the library catalog, allowing you to place reserves on books, music and dvds as soon as you hear about them.  You’ll be able to log-in to your account, receive instant notifications on reserves and overdues, register for programs, and download ebooks.  Got a child who loves to play with your iphone or ipad?  We’ve got a special section of games for kids.  Commuting for business?  There are investment and consumer resources available at the touch of your finger.  Spotted a book/cd/dvd in a store?  Scan the ISBN to see if the Library owns it before you buy.  We’ll even include a way for you to request we purchase and hold for the item for you!  Browse and reserve the NYT Bestsellers.

We’ve tried to pack in everything you need in your busy life. The Library is working for you – connect with us!


Wow! Huge upgrade to Library’s music downloading service!

August 14, 2013

freegal4     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


Library adds streaming movie service

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

Volunteer Fair, Thursday May 16

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


Exclusive Content from your favorite authors! Check out our Library Kindle

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!


Library Budget/Trustee Vote on Tuesday, April 9, 2013

March 20, 2013

Voting Information

Budget/Trustee Vote:
Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 9:30 am – 9:00 pm, at the Dix Hills building.

Absentee Ballots:
Applications for absentee ballots may be obtained from the Dix Hills and Melville buildings
or by clicking here. For additional information, please telephone (631) 421-4530 ext 350.

Trustee Petitions:
Nominating petitions for Library Trustee are available from the Office of the Library Director,
Dix Hills Library building, Monday-Friday, 9:30 am-5:00 pm, beginning Monday, February 11. The last day for filing a completed petition is Monday, March 11, 5:00 pm.


Library Budget Work Session – date change

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. 

 

 


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