Saturday, March 28, 2015

Happy Birthday Doreen Cronin!

Doreen Cronin is the author of some wildly wonderful children's books. Celebrate her birthday by reading one of her books. You could visit the library and pick one out to take home or enjoy a digital storytime from your home computer or mobile device using BookFlix.

To gain instant access to BookFlix, visit our homepage and click the link towards the bottom right. Enter the barcode number on the back of your CPL card and explore. You will find a number of Doreen Cronin books under 'Animals & Nature.'

BookFlix is an online literary resource that pairs video storybook classics with related nonfiction digital books. Enjoy completely FREE access with your CPL card!

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Get FREE Museum Passes @ CPL

Did you know that the library has FREE passes to 11 different museums that you and your family can borrow for up to three days?

Enjoy a trip to any of the following museums, courtesy of the Comsewogue Public Library with your CPL card:
  1. Long Island Children's Museum
  2. The Long Island Museum of American Art History and Carriages
  3. The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
  4. The Cradle of Aviation
  5. Old Westbury Gardens
  6. Heckscher Museum of Art
  7. The Guggenheim
  8. The Fire Island Lighthouse
  9. Children's Museum of East End
  10. The Brooklyn Botanic Gardens
  11. South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center
For details, contact the library. Or, visit our homepage and click Go & Explore Museum Passes

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Bookmark Contest! - Deadline 3/31

Calling all artists! Children and students through grade 12 are encouraged to enter our annual Bookmark Contest in honor of National Library Week (April 12-18).

Click here for details and to download an entry form now. 

Please submit your entry form and show your CPL card to a librarian at the Children's & Teen Services Desk by Tuesday, March 31.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

What Do You Geek?

Stop by the library throughout the month of March and April to tell us what you geek. Pick up a Geek Guide and some candy or fun little gifts!

Whatever you geek, we've got you covered!

Also, we'd love it if you visited the library on Tues. 3/24 or Wed. 4/1 to take a 'Geek the Library' photo, starring YOU. Contact the library or see the Spring Newsletter for more details.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Friday, March 13, 2015

Celebrate Women's History Month With a Book!

Pick up a beautiful picture book biography and read about the lives of amazing, inspiring women in history. Below you'll find some great reading suggestions to start with:

Catching the Moon: The Story of a Young Girl's Baseball Dream
by Crystal Hubbard

Georgia in Hawaii: When Georgia O'Keefe Painted What She Pleased
by Amy Novesky

Helen's Big World: The Life of Helen Keller
by Doreen Rappaport

Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker
by Patricia Hruby

Just Being Audrey
by Margaret Cardillo

Me, Frida
by Amy Novesky

Mermaid Queen: The Spectacular True Story of Annette Kellerman, Who Swam Her Way to Fame, Fortune & Swimsuit History!
by Shana Corey

Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom
by Carole Weatherford

The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life With the Chimps
by Jeanette Winter

You can place a reserve on any of these books, simply click on the title and have your library card ready.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

New 'Seuss'-inspired Displays!

Swing by Children's & Teen Services throughout the month of March to pick up a book from from our new 'Seuss'-inspired displays.

Check out some classic Dr. Seuss books under our Truffula Trees. Or, find some of our favorite books by lifting up the racks under our librarians' photos.

As Dr. Seuss said, "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go."

If you want to learn more about Dr. Seuss, borrow a biography from our nonfiction collection or visit

Friday, March 6, 2015

New Shelf Theme: It's Your Lucky Day!

We have a new theme for our virtual bookshelf on the Books page:

It's Your Lucky Day!

Try your luck on a new book. Search for a title that interests you in our online catalog and place a reserve. All you need is a CPL card.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

New Website of the Month! - Pics4Learning

Do you need a photo for a school assignment? Or, would you like to look at pictures of animals, objects, nature, art, famous places, maps, and more?

At Pics4Learning, there are 44 collections of photographs. You can search by word or category, and the photographs are free to use for learning activities.

There is also information about who took each picture, where it was taken, and when it was taken!

Attention Parents: Read our full review on the Parents page.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday Today @ CPL!

Today is the legendary Dr. Seuss's birthday and we are celebrating in a big way here at CPL. Join us today at the library for some "Seuss-ical" birthday fun during either of our drop-in classes:

Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday
18 Months - Grade K w/Caregiver


Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday
Students, Grades K-5