North Babylon Public Library

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Resources from Home

Please visit these great resources and more in the Online Reference Section:

Apply for a Temporary Library Card— In need of a Library card or you no longer have a current/up to date library card.

Ancestry Library— Ancestry is offering access from home with your library card.

Free eBook/Audiobook Downloads

Flipster–Patrons now have access to free magazines that are available in an easy to read digital format. Patrons can view the magazines on a computer or tablet using their library card. Magazines include: Car and Driver, People, Prevention and Time. Over 100 magazines are available to read online (current and back issues).

Homework HelpFREE Online Homework Help from 1-11 pm each day.

Kanopy— Kanopy offers patrons access via streaming to over 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and educational videos.

TumbleBooks— TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books.

Suffolk Libraries at Home

To our patrons regarding COVID-19

March 12, 2020

Dear Patrons,

During the past weeks the community has turned to your library to verify information about COVID-19, to provide data, to help navigate unfamiliar websites, and to provide reading material.  We have been using only authoritative resources (WHO, NYSDoH, SCDoH, etc.) for the most up to date information.

The health and well-being of our community is our first and foremost concern.

We have also been monitoring the news to be sure we make the right choices for our community. At the current time, the library remains open for all regularly scheduled hours. We will continue serving our patrons while maintaining the safety and health of our staff and public. To facilitate that goal, we have:
• Implemented best practices cleaning/disinfecting/sanitizing protocols at the beginning of March
• Removed items such as toys, puzzles and other playthings.
• We are re-evaluating all programs and we are prepared to cancel such programs as necessary

In addition, we have many on line resources available to you from our website.

We will do our best to keep you informed via this website.

                                                                                                           

Marc D. Horowitz

Library Director

                                                                                                           

We are now a certified Green Business

The North Babylon Public Library has been certified as a Green Business by the Green Business Partnership. By becoming a certified green business, the North Babylon Public Library is modeling best green business practices and a commitment to continuous improvement. The Green Business Partnership helps businesses and organizations become more sustainable in all areas of operation in order to earn the official GBP Green Business Certification.