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  • Summer Reading 2018
  • The Great American Read
  • PrinterOn
  • Database of the Month
  • Atlantic City June 2018
  • SelectReads
  • Study Rooms
  • Wed Movie

Summer Reading 2018

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Summer Reading Program 2018
June 1 - August 2

Start your summer on a high note and join the Library's Annual Summer Reading Program!
We invite Plainview-Old Bethpage families to come together and celebrate books and reading throughout the summer.

Registration for both the adult and children's programs begins Friday, June 1

Adults who drop by the Library to sign up on June 1 are eligible to win two tickets to either the
June 10 concert, "The Eagles," or the August 25 concert featuring "Elvis!"
and can also pick up a free gift while supplies last.

Children go home with a coupon for a Carvel ice cream treat when registering with an adult, while supplies last.

For the adult participants we offer "Chew & Chat," a mid-summer "Book Swap," on July 19 at 1 pm. 

Join us for light refreshments as we share our favorite books and authors!
At the end-of-the-summer wrap-up party on August 2, chat with best-selling author Jenna Blum
during an online Skype interview on the big screen in the auditorium.

Jenna will discuss her new book, "The Lost Family," a gripping, exquisitely crafted novel with unforgettable
characters who struggle through marital woes during the tumultuous 1960s.

Jenna is also the author of "Those Who Save Us" and "Stormchasers."

Be on hand after the Author Chat to win prizes and continue to discuss books during the annual

The participants who have submitted the most reviews will be
awarded a special gift basket, courtesty of the Licata Family.

The Great American Read

the great american read

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight-part series on PBS
that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of
America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey).
It investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as
readers are affected by these stories, and what these 100 different books have
to say about our diverse nation and our shared human experience.  

Click here for a list of America’s 100 most-loved books brought to you by The Great American Read. 



Wireless printing is now available in the library! 
Your jobs will be available at the Color Copier near the Welcome Desk.
You can send your job two ways, over the Web, by by a Smart Phone or Tablet App:

Click here to access our Web Printing Portal

Click here to learn more about the Apple iOS App

Click here to learn more about the Android App

Database of the Month


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CR Consumer Reports
Available online in the Library, at home or on the go!

Visit our website at www.poblib.org

click on Research
click on "C" for Consumer Reports

Get Trusted Ratings & Reviews

Atlantic City June 2018

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One Bus - $25 pp, bonus: $25 slot play

Checks ONLY, payable to Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library

Registration Information - 

  • Begins Wednesday, May 16 at 9:00 am for POB School District residents. Opens to all Wednesday, May 23. Call 938-0077 for space availability.

  • Numbers for place in line will be distributed at 9:00 am.

  • Two tickets per person. CHECKS ONLY, payable to Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library.

  • Seat selection must be made at the time of registration.

  • No smoking on bus.

  • Do not park in Library's parking lot or Morton Village Plaza (3 hr. time limit is enforced).

  • Be a good neighbor. Please don't park on Joel Pl. between Morton Blvd. and Helen Ave.

                              Tuesday, June 19

                              9:30 am departure

                              $25.00 per person

                                              Checks ONLY, payable to Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library





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Study Rooms



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Study Room 3 is ADA compliant.
A staff member can adjust the height of the table. 
Please do not move the table.

Click here to go directly to D!BS

Wed Movie

May 23 - Darkest Hour
2:30 pm and 7:30 pm

During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.
Gary Oldman
2 hours 5 minutes  (RPG-13)

For a more detailed plot summary click on the image

For a full list of upcoming movies click here

darkest hour

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