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Author Talk with Erika Swyler

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Monday, August 1
7:00 - 8:30pm
Nesconset Branch

Homegrown author, Erika Swyler, will discuss her debut novel, The Book of Speculation. Born and raised on Long Island, Erika was inspired by her recent move back to her hometown, which provided the setting for this book. Erika’s discussion will be followed by a question and answer session. Copies of her novel will be available for purchase and signing.

To register click here.

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Brashares, A3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows: Ama, Jo, and Polly, three close friends from Bethesda, Maryland, spend the summer before ninth grade learning about themselves, their families, and the changing nature of their friendship. Check the online catalog

Daly, C. Flirt Club: Through notes and journal entries, best friends and self-proclaimed "drama geeks" Cisco (Izzy) and the Bean (Annie) write of the trials of middle school, as well as their efforts to attract boys by forming a FlirtClub. Check the online catalog

Ferris, J. Once Upon a Marigold: A young man with a mysterious past and a penchant for inventing things leaves the troll who raised him, meets an unhappy princess he has loved from afar, and discovers a plot against her and her father. Check the online catalog

Greenwald, L. My Life in Pink and Green: When the family's drugstore is failing, seventh-grader Lucy uses her problem solving talents to come up with a solution that might resuscitate the business, along with helping the environment. Check the online catalog

Han, J. The Summer I Turned Pretty: Belly spends the summer she turns sixteen at the beach just like every other summer of her life, but this time things are very different. Check the online catalog

Harrison, L. The Clique:  Wealthy Massie is determined to exclude middle class Claire, the daughter of her father's old friend, from her seventh-grade clique at a very exclusive private school in Westchester, New York, but after Massie steals her only friend, Claire strikes back. Check the online catalog

Maude, R. Poseur: Four prep school girls clash when they try to form their own fashion label for a school assignment, but they ultimately discover that their differences make for surprisingly creative results. Check the online catalog

Spinelli, J. Stargirl: In this story about the perils of popularity, the courage of nonconformity, and the thrill of first love, an eccentric student named Stargirl changes Mica High School forever. Check the online catalog

Staff Pick

The Long and Faraway Gone: a novel by Lou Berney
In the summer of 1986, two tragedies rocked Oklahoma City. Six movie-theater employees were killed in an armed robbery. Then a teenage girl vanished from the state fair. Neither crime was ever solved. Twenty-five years later, the reverberations of those unsolved cases continue to echo through the lives of those touched by the crimes.

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Recycle Station

The Smithtown Library collects the following items for recycling cell phones & eyeglasses.
The Library no longer accepts batteries for recycling. The Town of Smithtown now allows residents to dispose of many household batteries in their garbage. For more information click here.

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Long Island's Largest Library Serving the Communities of Smithtown:
Commack, Fort Salonga, Hauppauge, Head of the Harbor, Kings Park, Nesconset, Nissequogue, Saint James, Smithtown, Village of the Branch

Commack Branch

3 Indian Head Road
Commack, NY 11725
631-360-2480
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Kings Park Branch

One Church Street
Kings Park, NY 11754
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Nesconset Branch

148 Smithtown Boulevard
Nesconset, NY 11767
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Smithtown Main Building

One North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787
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