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The 2-1-1 Long Island Database provides information on over 12,000 Health, Human Service and Educational resources on Long Island. Free, 24/7 access is provided for you to obtain contact information for: child care, counseling services, food and housing assistance, disability services, volunteer opportunities, non-profit organizations, schools, faith organizations, camps and much more.
Search for physicians electronically, based on a combination of criteria, including name, board certified specialty, city or state, etc. The quick search results make it possible to easily identify: whether or not your doctor is board certified, and in what subspecialty, the board certified physicians in a specific geographic location and professional information that could be helpful in choosing a specialist in your selected category.
Research your family history using one of the Library’s comprehensive genealogical databases- Ancestry Library Edition. You can search U.S. Federal & U.K. Census records, vital and military records, as well as directories, historical stories and maps. Visit the Library to access this online resource.
Find product reviews and Ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports magazine.
The Library in partnership with Driving-Tests.org, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, is now offering FREE DMV practice tests to Library patrons. The new service includes free tests and handbooks, written specifically based on the New York state DMV materials.
Flipster offers top magazines designed for easy readability on your computer or mobile device. Magazine titles include: Cooking Light, Sports Illustrated, People, HGTV Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Entrepreneur and more!
Over 15 million songs and music videos available for download and streaming. Download 5 songs per week or stream 3 hours of music per day. The choice is yours!
Fuel Economy Guide
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) produce the Fuel Economy Guide to help car buyers choose the most fuel-efficient vehicle that meets their needs.
Titles included: Brands and Their Companies, Encyclopedia of Associations: Regional, State and Local Organizations, Scholarships, Fellowships, & Loans.
Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. Hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere. To setup a Hoopla account using your Library card click the “Get Started Today” button here. For additional help using Hoopla, click here.
Gain instant access to real tutors available to assist you with your homework needs. Homework Help is available for students in Grades K-12, ESL students and for those acquiring their GED. Log on at the Library or from home 7 days a week from 2 pm to 11 pm.
*Live-brary Free Downloads
Explore the growing collection of ebooks, audio books, videos and music for adults, teens and children. Use your library card to download to your PC or portable device 24/7, anytime, anywhere!
Search magazines (including scholarly journals), newspapers, encyclopedias and more!
Learn a new skill online, in YOUR time! Recognized industry experts teach courses where you could gain the professional skills you need to get hired and advance your careers. Some courses include: business, computers, software and web development as well as photography and design. The difference here is earned certificates may be easily uploaded to your LinkedIn profile!
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Investment Research Center serves all levels of investors with a range of tools and perspectives to help you make informed investment decisions. Obtain data and analysis on over 41,000 investments.
Get great book suggestions by email! Subscribe to NextReads today! New and forthcoming, gems from the shelves, and sleepers – not just bestsellers. Every newsletter includes recently released titles and, depending on the newsletter, may include related (read-alike) titles, additional thematic suggestions or forthcoming titles.
Find easy to follow tutorials on how to use the Library’s download services (Overdrive and Libby), popular research tools, social media and more!
Are you finding it hard to choose a book to read? Through Novelist Plus you can find book reviews, lists of books in a series, get recommendations based on your favorite titles or authors and more! You can also browse lists of award winning titles, explore titles in different genres such as Romance, Mystery and Adventure and over 50,000 non-fiction titles.
New York State Historic Newspapers
A centralized, searchable collection of New York’s Newspaper Heritage, including newspapers from Suffolk County, available to you online.
Opposing Viewpoints Online delivers authoritative content in a functional way to help you streamline the research process. Retrieve balanced viewpoints (pro/con) from subject experts, full-text articles, view interactive maps, images and videos on headline-grabbing issues to enhance your work. Access this resource today to aid you in understanding and evaluating hot debate topics.
A fun and easy way to learn 80 foreign languages using flashcards, speech analysis, music, virtual conversations, quizzes, interactive grammar textbooks, phrasebooks, dictionaries and much more! Use it on a computer, or download their app for your mobile device.
Gain access to this comprehensive & up-to-date reference tool. Satisfy your informational needs by searching any of the following databases: U.S. & Canadian Businesses & Residences, or U.S. Healthcare Providers.
Small Engine Repair contains the full set of small engine repair manuals from Clymer. Engines types include: motorcycles, ATVs, personal water craft, snowmobiles, lawn mowers, tractors, snow blowers, generators and more.
Librarians have done the research for you on a wide variety of topics including Careers, Health and Medicine, Law, Travel and more!
World Book Online
The World Book Encyclopedia is the premier online general encyclopedia for schools and libraries. It includes more than 26,000 articles as well as more than 12,000 pictures and maps, and 7,000 links to editor-approved Web sites useful in helping students constructively explore topics further.