Thursday, May 30, 2013

Free Audiobooks

SYNC is back again this year offering two free complete YA audiobook downloads every week from May 30 to August 21.  Each week, a contemporary young adult audiobook will be paired thematically with a classic audiobook title.  These downloads are offered free of charge to introduce the listening experience.

MP3 titles can be downloaded for free through OverDrive Media Console. For more information on the download process, click here.  Though the window of time during which a title may be downloaded is limited, once downloaded, titles can be listened to at any time. 

Here are the audiobooks that will be available to you:

May 30 - June 5, 2013:
Of Poseidon by Anna Banks, read by Rebecca Gibel
The Tempest by William Shakespeare, read by a Full Cast

June 6 - June 12, 2013:
The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, Book 1: The Mysterious Howling by Maryrose Wood, read by Katherine Kellgren
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, read by Wanda McCaddon

June 13 - June 19, 2013:
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater, read by Will Patton
Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya, read by Robert Ramirez

June 20 - June 26, 2013:
Once by Morris Gleitzman, read by Morris Gleitzman
Letter from Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King, Jr., read by Dion Graham

June 27 - July 3, 2013:
Rotters by Daniel Kraus, read by Kirby Heyborne
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, read by Jim Weiss

July 4 - July 10, 2013:
Carter Finally Gets It by Brent Crawford, read by Nick Podehl
She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith, read by a Full Cast

July 11 - July 17, 2013:
The Peculiar by Stefan Bachmann, read by Peter Alschuler
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, read by Simon Vance

July 18 - July 24, 2013:
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers, read by Erin Moon
Hamlet by William Shakespeare, read by a Full Cast

July 25 - July 31, 2013:
The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen, read by Charlie McWade
The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain, read by Steve West

August 1 - August 7, 2013:
Death Cloud by Andrew Lane, read by Dan Weyman
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle, read by Ralph Cosham

August 8 - August 14, 2013:
Enchanted by Alethea Kontis, read by Katherine Kellgren
Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll, read by Miriam Margoyles

August 15 - August 21, 2013:
Sold by Patricia McCormick, read by Justine Eyre
Let me Stand Alone by Rachel Corrie, read by Tavia Gilbert

Don't miss the opportunity to download your favorite books!

Friday, May 17, 2013

Prom Dress Drive

Free Prom Dresses!

The Teen Department at the Hampton Bays Public Library is hosting a Prom Dress Drive now through June 14. 

Long Island high school girls are welcome to check out their free selection of over 200 beautiful dresses, ranging from size 0-22.  Shoes, jackets, bags and accessories are also available free of charge.

Girls may keep a dress for FREE when they fall in love with it and wear it to the prom!


You may call the Teen Department at Hampton Bays Public Library if you have any questions: 631-728-6241 x120 or 121.

Thursday, May 9, 2013

There's still time to sign up for Getting Ready to Babysit!

Saturday, May 18, 10am-1pm
For grades 6-9
Fee: $10.00 cash 

Learn the necessary skills to become a responsible babysitter.  Topics covered include: child safety, developmental stages of children and how to plan age appropriate activities.  You will receive a certificate upon completion.  Please bring $10.00 in exact change and your library card when you sign up at the Reference Desk.