Upcoming Events

Check out these great online resources!

The Copiague Library remains closed, but has moved programs online so everyone can participate from home!
  • Virtual Afternoon Yoga with Jolanta
    • Mondays from 4:00 - 5:30 PM
    • Join Yoga Instructor Jolanta on Facebook as she continues her weekly Monday classes starting April 6, 2020. Classes will take place from 4:00 - 5:30 PM online via Facebook Live at @ Copiague Library Afternoon Yoga.
  • Chair Yoga with Sandra
    • Fridays from 12:00 - 1:00 PM
    • Join Chair Yoga Instructor Sandra on Facebook as she continues her weekly Friday classes starting April 3, 2020. Classes will take place from 12:00 - 1:00 PM online via Facebook Live @ CMPL Chair Yoga.
  • Hummus and Tahini with Chef Robert Dell’amore
    • Online on demand viewing
    • Program No. 416
    • This program will take place online via YouTube. Register for Program No. 416 to view this on demand cooking class with Chef Dell'amore. The Chef will show you how you can make your own hummus and tahini. Upon registering you will receive a YouTube link to view this demonstration right away or after you have your ingredients.
  • Express Yourself
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays - March 31 through April 28 from 4:00 - 4:40 PM
    • Join Education Coordinator Joyce Raimondo online via Zoom for video chat tours of the Pollock-Krasner House.  Discover the creative ways Pollock and Krasner expressed their feelings with paint. Discuss the art displayed in their home, and explore the barn studio filled with paint splatters, evidence of their masterpieces.
    • Access using this link https://us04web.zoom.us/j/200872006.
  • Virtual Art
    • Thursday, April 16 from 6:30 - 7:30 PM
    • Program No. 415
    • Join Key to My Art Online to create a spring flower mixed media collage. Collect items from around the house such as tape, glue, paint, markers, pencil, scissors, magazines, fabric - whatever you have! You'll be guided by an instructor who will show you how to draw the flowers and then create a beautiful masterpiece! Register for Program No. 415 to receive a link via email to the class on the Zoom platform. You can access the class via phone, tablet or computer!
The Copiague Library remains closed, but has moved programs online so everyone can participate from home!
  • Virtual Storytime with Miss Nicole
    • While the Copiague Library is closed Miss Nicole will run virtual online storytimes for all children to enjoy via Facebook Live @ MsNicolesStorytime.
      • Virtual Storyfun
        • Mondays - 10:30 AM
        • Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays. This program is presented on Facebook Live @ Ms Nicole's Storytime.
      • Virtual Pajama Storytime
        • Tuesdays - 7:30 PM
        • Put on your pajamas, grab a stuffed animal friend and join Ms. Nicole for stories and songs for bedtime.Tuesdays - 7:30 PM
      • Virtual Storytime
        • Wednesdays - 12:30 PM
        • Join Ms. Nicole for fun stories and songs. This program is presented on Facebook Live @ Ms Nicole's Storytime.
      • Virtual Fantastic Fingerplays
        • Thursdays - 10:30 AM
        • Get you fine motor skills working with fingerplays and songs. This program is presented on Facebook Live @ Ms Nicole's Storytime.
  • Virtual Spring Flowers Craft
    • Thursday, April 2 from 9:00 - 10:00 AM
    • Ages: 5 - 11
    • Program No. 407
    • Learn how to make spring flowers using paper and other household items with Key to My Art. Register for Program No. 407 with your child's library card to receive a link to the online Zoom program.
  • Virtual Sing Sign With Me
    • Friday, April 3 from 12:00 - 12:45 PM
    • Program No. 411
    • In this program being presented online your child will be introduced to a variety of ASL signs with the help of stories and books. Join Lisa Curley for all the fun! Register for Program No. 411 with your child's library card to receive a link to the online Zoom program.
  • Virtual Art Safari! Animals in Art
    • Friday, April 3 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM
    • Program No. 375
    • Get creative! During a live videochat art session, artist-author Joyce Raimondo will share animal artworks from her award-winning book, Art Safari. Encounter fantastic animals in by famous artists Picasso, Chagall, Rousseau and others. Then create your own in animal collages. Prior to the video chat session, gather these supplies; one paper for your picture, scissors, glue, and assorted papers. Dont have these supplies? Use drawing instead. Register for Program No. 375 with your child's library card to receive a link to the online Zoom program.
  • Express Yourself
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays - March 31 through April 28 from 2:00 - 2:40 PM
    • Ages: 5-12 and adult companions
    • Join Education Coordinator Joyce Raimondo online via Zoom for video chat tours of the Pollock-Krasner House.  Discover the creative ways Pollock and Krasner expressed their feelings with paint. Discuss the art displayed in their home, and explore the barn studio filled with paint splatters, evidence of their masterpieces.
    • Access using this link https://us04web.zoom.us/j/452297809.
  • Virtual Mo Willems Crafty Storytime
    • Saturday, April 11 from 10:30 - 11:15 AM
    • Ages: 3-5
    • Program No. 363
    • Don't forget your Knufflebunny for this Mo Willems themed storytime and craft. Register for Program No. 363 with your child's library card to receive a link to the online Zoom program.
  • Awesome Opossums
    • Saturday, April 11 from 12:00 - 12:30 PM
    • Ages: Family
    • Join Sweetbriar Nature Center on Facebook Live to learn about North America’s ONLY marsupial. Learn about the pests they eat, how they take care of their young, why they “play dead” and so much more.
  • Virtual Keep Fit With My Gym
    • Monday, April 13 through Friday, April 17
    • Program No. 414
    • My Gym is offering Copiague kids a chance to workout with them online! On April 12, you will be emailed a link to sign into Zoom. This link will enable you to take classes all week for free! Register for Program No. 414 with your child's library card to receive a link to the online Zoom program.
  • Virtual Family Craft and Chat
    • Tuesday, April 14 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM
    • Program No. 413
    • Join Ms. Nicole and other children from the library while working on a craft, drawing or anything you want at home! Register for Program No. 413 with your child's library card to receive a link to the online Zoom program.
  • Virtual Dreamcatcher Creation
    • Monday, April 20 from 4:30 - 5:30 PM
    • Ages: 3-11 Years
    • Program No. 418
    • Learn to make a simple dreamcatcher with household items. You will need paper plates, yarn/string, scissors, something to color with, and any beads or feathers to decorate. This program will be presented on Zoom.
  • Virtual Animal Storytime
    • Wednesday, April 22 from 4:30 - 5:30 PM
    • Ages: 3-11 Years
    • Program No. 419
    • Read stories with Ms. Nicole and make an animal disguise! You will need paper (cardboard/paper plates) scissors, something to color with, tape or Elmer’s glue, a pencil/straw/stick to hold the mask on. This program will be presented on Zoom. Register for Program No. 419 with your child's library card to receive a link to the online Zoom program.
  • Virtual Spring into Crafting
    • Friday, April 24 from 4:30 - 5:30 PM
    • Ages: 3-11 Years
    • Program No. 417
    • Spring has Sprung! Join Ms. Nicole and your library friends on Zoom to make a spring craft. You will need paper plates, glue, paper, scissors and something to color with. This program will be presented on Zoom. Register for Program No. 417 with your child's library card to receive a link to the online Zoom program.
  • Virtual Home Scavenger Hunt
    • Saturday, April 25 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM
    • Program No. 422
    • It’s race to see who can find the chosen fun items around the house! This program will be presented on Zoom. Register for Program No. 422 with your child's library card to receive a link to the online Zoom program.
  • Virtual Fish Tank Crafty Storytime
    • Tuesday, April 28 from 4:30 - 5:30 PM
    • Ages: 3-11 Years
    • Program No. 420
    • Read some fishy books and make a fish tank with Ms. Nicole. You will need a box (cereal box is best) paper, scissors, glue, something to color with, construction paper and any items you want to decorate your fish tank. This program will be presented on Zoom. Register for Program No. 420 with your child's library card to receive a link to the online Zoom program.
The Copiague Library remains closed, but has moved programs online so everyone can participate from home!
  • Teen Kindness Bingo
    • Complete the nine acts of kindness listed on the bingo sheet and receive one hour of community service. Instructions to complete the kindness bingo are listed on the sheet found here.
  • Virtual Teen Anime Drawing
    • Friday, April 3 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
    • Program No. 409
    • Join Key to My Art as Riesa teaches you how to draw a favorite character from My Hero Academia. Register for Program No. 409 with a YA library card to receive a link to the online Zoom program.
  • Teen Community Service
    • Teens can earn one hour of community service by reading and submitting a book review by clicking here.
  • Virtual Teen Black Out Poetry
    • Tuesday, April 7 from 7:00 - 8:00 PM
    • Program No. 410
    • Learn how to make poetry with a black marker and a page from a book. Register for Program No. 410 with a YA library card to receive a link to the online Zoom program.
  • Virtual Teen K-Pop Club
    • Monday, April 13 from 7:00 -8:00 PM
    • Program No. 401
    • Review your favorite or not so favorite k-pop songs on YouTube! You will be provided a link before the program.
  • Virtual Teen Cosplay Crafting
    • Thursday, April 16 from 6:30 - 7:30 PM
    • Program No. 412
    • Join cosplay librarian Nicole on Zoom and work on your cosplay and personal crafts. Register for Program No. 412 with a YA library card to receive a link to the online Zoom program.
  • Virtual Teen D&D
    • Thursday, April 30 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM
    • Program No. 421
    • Learn how to play Dungeons and Dragons with Nicole. All you will need is paper, pencil, dice/or digital item to google a dice roller on. This program will be presented on Zoom.
    • Please Note: A YA card is required to register. The library remains closed. This program will be presented on Zoom. You will receive an email before the program with sign in details.
  • Watch with Kanopy
    • Kanopy is a movie streaming service that you can access with your library card. Watch over 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and educational videos.
  • Watch with Hoopla
    • Hoopla is a digital media service that allows patrons to borrow online movies, television shows, audiobooks, music, and e-books 24/7 for free!
  • Listen with Freegal
    • Freegal is a streaming/downloadable music site that gives library patrons access to over 3 million songs. Download three songs per week to your smart phone, tablet or computer that are yours to keep, or stream up to five hours of music per day!
  • Read Magazines with Flipster
    • Flipster is a digital service that allows users to borrow and read magazines on their laptops, tablets, and cell phones.
  • Read or Listen with Overdrive
    • Overdrive lets library cardholders (Suffolk) borrow ebooks and audiobooks on tablets, kindles, smartphones, laptops, and iPads.
  • Read Along with TumbleBooks
    • TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books. Read-alongs, non-fiction Books, picture books in French and Spanish, and puzzles and games are also included.
  • Craft with Creativebug
    • Creativebug.com has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. They have a section of crafts just for kids!
  • Learn a Language
    • Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 98 languages with personalized courses, movies, music, and more. Learn online, either on your desktop computer or mobile device!
  • Software Skills Courses
    • Learning Express Library has courses for beginner to advanced users on Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Access), Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Ancestry.com
    • Discover your family history and start your family tree. Access billions of genealogy records including Census, SSDI & Military records. Please note: temporary access has been granted for library cardholders (Suffolk) to access Ancestry remotely from home.
  • Online Homework Help
    • Get live online help from expert tutors, submit essays and other writing for expert online writing assistance, make flashcards, and more with your library card (Suffolk).
  • Test Prep
    • Study, view lessons, quizzes, and take practice tests for the most popular exams such as: PSAT, SAT, ACT, AP exams, ASVAB, College Placement Tests, GRE, and GMAT.
  • TEAS Practice Tests
    • TEAS VI practice tests are available for English Language and Usage, Reading Comprehension, Mathematics, and Science.
  • TASC Practice Tests
    • The TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) has replaced the GED as the High School Equivalency Exam.
  • Information on the Coronavirus
    • Find up-to-date information on COVID-19.
  • American Board of Medical Specialties® Directory
    • This directory lets users search for physicians electronically, based on a combination of criteria, including name, board certified specialty, city or state, etc.
  • Long Island 211
    • 2-1-1 Long Island is a free, non-emergency online information service that connects residents to health and human services they may need on a daily basis or during a disaster. Nearly 10,000 community resources are available.
  • Research with Credo
    • Research a wide variety of topics and images. A great place to start your research.
  • Digital Public Library of America
    • The Digital Public Library of America brings together content held by America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world.
  • Consumer Reports
    • Search the online text version of Consumer Reports and the Car Buying Guide using your library card (Suffolk).
      • View the digital magazine using Flipster.

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Learning Express Library

Learning Express is an online resource that provides academic and career development resources including tutorials to learn Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. It also features test preparation resources and practice tests for the TASC (Formerly GED), SAT, AP, NCLEX-RN, and many more.
Click HERE to get started

Watch Movies and Shows with Kanopy

Kanopy is a streaming service that you can access with your library card. Watch over 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and educational videos. Stream up to 10 titles a month (for 3 days each) on your desktop computer, tablet, phone, or Roku. Kanopy Kids has tons of entertaining and educational movies and shows for your children and allows you set parental controls on what your kids can access.
Click HERE to get started

Watch Movies and More with Hoopla

Hoopla is a digital media service that allows patrons to borrow online movies, television shows, audiobooks, music, and e-books 24/7 for free! Enjoy over 650,000 titles for children, teens and adults on your computer, tablet, smartphone-even your TV! Titles can be streamed or downloaded to your device to enjoy later. You can access Hoopla from this page or download the free app on iOs, Android or Kindle. Hoopla is also compatible with Roku, Google Chromecast and Amazon Firestick. Click HERE to get started