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Island Park, NY 11558
Phone: 516-432-0122

Library Hours

Monday-Thursday
10:00AM - 9:00 PM

Friday-Saturday*
10:00AM - 5:00PM

*Saturdays from
June 15-September 15

9:00AM - 1:00PM



Electronic Resources - Student Resources

21st Century In the Library Remote Access
  • For students who read below grade level, dealing with specific learning problems or at risk of falling behind
  • The "read aloud" feature is ideal for reluctant readers, ELL and ESL students, and adult literacy students
  • Search encyclopedias, magazines, videos, and web sites

The African American Experience  In the Library Remote Access
  • African American history and culture
  • Primary documents

America The Beautiful In the Library Remote Access
  • Facts, History and Current Events for each state
  • For K-8 Students
  • Timelines, games and teacher resources

Annals of American History In the Library Remote Access
  • Year-by-year documentary of America
  • Primary documents

Custom Newspapers In the Library Remote Access
  • Recent New York Times, the New York Post and others
  • Regional, local and foreign language newspapers

Daily Life Online In the Library Remote Access
  • Everyday life and social customs throughout world history
  • Maps and multimedia

EBSCO A-to-Z In the Library Remote Access
  • Comprehensive list of periodical titles and corresponding databases in which they appear
  • Scope limited to EBSCOhost databases

Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia In the Library Remote Access
  • For middle school and high school students
  • Includes pictures, maps, sounds and videos

Grolier Passport In the Library Remote Access
  • created for students
  •  provides quick and easy access to all Grolier encyclopedia databases
  • NewsNow feature designed to address current events
  • For Educators feature is a centralized area where educators can find professional development resources
  • Science projects and experiments

Historical NY Times - ProQuest
(1851-2006)
In the Library Remote Access
  • New York Times starting in 1851
  • See pages and articles as they originally appeared

Kids Infobits In the Library Remote Access
  • Magazines and newspaper articles for students K-5
  • Fun to search, easy to use!

Lands and People
In the Library
Remote Access
  • Countries, cultures and current events
  • Maps, Images and Links

The Latino American Experience In the Library Remote Access
  • History and Culture of U.S. Latinos
  • Information on countries  associated with Latino culture

Litfinder In the Library Remote Access
  • Poems, short stories, essays, speeches, and plays
  • Biographies, summaries, and criticisms
  • Search by author, subject, title, date, nationality and gender

Live Librarian In the Library Remote Access
  • Answers to your reference questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Masterplots, 4th Edition In the Library Remote Access
  • Provides fundamental reference data
  • Plot synopses and critical evaluations
  • Essays are in alphabetical order by title, includes an annotated bibliography to aid readers in further study

New Book of Knowledge  In the Library Remote Access
  • General encyclopedia for young students   K-8
  • Science projects and experiments

New Book of Popular Science

In the Library Remote Access
  • Science encyclopedia for middle and high school students
  • Science projects and experiments

Newsday - ProQuest In the Library Remote Access
  • Full-text from 1985 to present

Novelist K-8 In the Library Remote Access
  • What to read next for K-8
  • Book discussion guides and teacher resources
  • Series. find similar books, and book reviews

Opposing Viewpoints Reference Center
In the Library Remote Access
  • Viewpoint articles on social issues and current events
  • Topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to web sites, full text magazine and newspaper articles

Pop Culture Universe  In the Library Remote Access
  • American and world popular culture, past and present

Science Online In The Library Remote Access
  • Science news and topics written especially for students
  • Biographies, images and links to websites
  • Science projects and experiments

Teen Health & Wellness  In the Library Remote Access
  • Real Life - Real Answers
  • Provides students with curricular support
  • Self-help on topics including diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, family life, and more.

Trueflix  In the Library Remote Access
  • Science and social studies
  • Graduate from
    "learning to read" to "reading to learn"
  • Collection of videos and media,
    features leveled texts, voice-over reading


Tutor.com  In the Library Remote Access
  • Connect one on one with a tutor
  • Math, science, social studies and English on a K through College level

Twayne Authors Series In the Library Remote Access
  • Critical essays on the works of noted world authors from Ancient Times to present
  • Biographies and research topics

Webster's Dictionary Online  In the Library Remote Access
  • Unabridged online dictionary
  • Grades 6-12, College

World Book Kids In the Library Remote Access
  • Simple search and browse navigation options
  • Thousands of easy-to-read articles with embedded multimedia
  • Educational games and activities
  • Science fair projects

World Book Student In the Library Remote Access
  • Designed for students
  • Access World Book Encyclopedia, biographies, dictionary, atlases, and more
  • Includes pictures, maps, sounds and videos

Subject Listing

General Reference

Art & Music
Business
Careers
Children's
Genealogy
Health & Medicine
History & World Culture
Literature
Magazines & Newspapers
Science & Technology
Databases in Spanish
Student Resources