Author Archives: Nadine Spano
Brrr! Winter is here, and I’m sure most of us are feeling it. The cold and another round of quarantine are giving me flashbacks. But we can make this season something fruitful, stimulating, and relaxing. How can we achieve all that? Well, I have a few book recommendations!
The entire month of November is dedicated to the beauty, history, and preservation of Native American Heritage. So much of our culture originates from Native Americans- even a handful of our towns on Long Island are named after tribes! Take the time to celebrate and learn about Native American culture with these selected fiction titles.
This fall, we have had the pleasure of hosting several authors virtually over Zoom to discuss the books they’ve written along with what is in store for them in the future. In September, we welcomed Caroline Louise Walker, debut author of Man of The Year. Last week we had a terrific time chatting it up […]
We are almost halfway through October, and I know I am ready to celebrate the spooky season! We love this time of year. So many characters come to mind when thinking about All Hollow’s Eve, but one that has really risen in popularity is witches! And I am not talking about green-skinned, wart-faced ladies who ride […]
Celebrate your FREADom: Banned Books Week 2021 “Censorship is telling a man he can’t have a steak just because a baby can’t chew it.” -Mark Twain This week is Banned Books Week! From Sunday, September 26th to Saturday, October 2nd is when we celebrate our freedom to read (even though everyday should be a celebration […]
Summer Reading is here! It’s our favorite time of year! We’ve got lots of fun planned for this summer season. Here’s a list of the great programs we have coming soon (and check out our event calendar for more information and the links to join):
Lisa Gardner June 16 at 7pm Chris Whitaker live from the UK on July 15 at 7pm! Summer reading is just around the corner, and we’ve got some exciting things lined up! We’ll be kicking off the summer with some amazing author visits. Lisa Gardner and Chris Whitaker will be visiting us virtually in the […]
We have lots of new titles coming in everyday. Do you need a few books to browse from home? If so, be sure to fill out a Book Tasting form. One of our librarians will create the perfect at home browsing bag for you. Give it a try today!
Lisa See visiting Oct. 8! Craig Davidson visiting Nov. 12! Ellen Meister visiting Dec. 1! At Oceanside Library, we are super excited to be hosting an amazing line up of authors this fall. Best selling authors Lisa See, Craig Davidson, and Ellen Meister will each be visiting us virtually in the next few months. They’ll […]
Our Making Waves, summer reading club has officially ended. Thank you to all our amazing readers who stuck by us and rated their books online. We had over 300 books submitted! Did you have a favorite novel that you read this summer? Let us know in the comments below. We’d love to hear from you. Don’t forget […]