March - April 2014
Newsletter
NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK IS APRIL 13-19
The annual observance of the contributions of the nation’s libraries and librarians.

 

 

In celebration of
NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK &
LONG ISLAND READS


The 8th Annual
North Shore Reads
will be held at
The Metropolitan in Glen Cove
Thursday, April 3 - 7:00 to 8:30 pm

This year’s book selection is
The Manor: Three Centuries at a
Slave Plantation on Long Island

by Mac Griswold.

An eReader & other prizes will be raffled off!
John Canning will act as moderator!
Refreshments will be served!

To be assured of a seat, complete the
Registration Form at
http://northshorereads.org

Ask for copies of the book at the
Circulation Desk. Ebook also available on Overdrive. Come join the Book Discussion!
Everyone is welcome!

More music for your listening pleasure! Freegal, our free online music service, has just announced that users can now download 5 MP3s per week, in addition to 3 hours daily of streaming music! Library card holders have access to over 6 million songs from 28,000 recording labels, plus the complete local catalog of Sony Music Entertainment. Also available are more than 15,000 popular music videos which can be downloaded on a mobile device or on a computer. To access this free and legal service, click on the Freegal icon on our web page at www.oysterbaylibrary.org and enjoy listening to all your favorite popular and classical music whenever you wish, wherever you wish!

The Children’s Department would like to schedule times for children to come to the library to build their most amazing LEGO creations. We would appreciate donations of any LEGOs that families may have that they are no longer using.

To assist all taxpayers. AARP Tax-Aide for residents aged 50 and over continues through April 14, Mondays, 9:30 - 1:30. A link to IRS and NYS tax forms can be found on our website www.oysterbaylibrary.org and a selection of tax forms remains on hand in the Microfilm Room, together with the latest tax manuals.