Outreach Services

Community Engagement at HHH

The Half Hollow Hills Community Library strives to build an active partnership with local organizations to address important issues for the betterment of the community.

Services for Our Community

Social Worker Onsite

Our Stony Brook University Social Work Intern is available to assist the Half Hollow Hills Community with information regarding:

  • Mental health
  • Finding employment opportunities
  • Résumé building
  • Government service forms
  • Locating support groups
  • So much more

Contact the Social Work Intern at socialworker@hhhlibrary.org or contact Community Engagement Librarian, Kristina Nash, at (631) 498-1225 to make an appointment.

 

English as a New Language

Join our ENL Conversation Group: a friendly group of people from around the world who have fun practicing the English language together.  For more information, call us at (631) 498-1225.

Donation Drives

Throughout the year, the Library collaborates with several local organizations in facilitating Donation Drives.  Contact Community Engagement Librarian, Kristina Nash, at (631) 498-1225.

Passport Services

COMING SOON: the Half Hollow Hills Community Library will be a Passport Acceptance Facility.  We will provide the same level of service as other Passport Acceptance Facilities for all US Citizens at a convenient location for our community.

Services to Individuals with Disabilities

Talking Books Program

To assist low-vision and blind patrons in obtaining free Talking Books, the Half Hollow Hills Community Library works closely with the Andrew Heiskell Library of the New York Public Library. This longstanding program provides easy-to-operate free digital players and tens of thousands of recordings, as well as Braille. Patrons place their orders via a toll-free number, and titles are delivered to their residences and returned to Heiskell via postage-free mail.  Contact Community Engagement Librarian, Kristina Nash, at (631) 498-1225 or for more information click here.

Memory Fitness

Improve your memory while having fun in a calm and uplifting atmosphere.  Play games, make a craft, and socialize with friends.  For more information, check our newsletter for upcoming Memory Fitness Programs.

Subscribe to our Memory Fitness e-Newsletter for brain games, sensory challenges, art projects, virtual events, community resources, and library services.  To get started, email us at memoryfitness@hhhlibrary.org or call a librarian at (631) 421-4530.

Music & Memory

The Half Hollow Hills Community Library participates in the MUSIC & MEMORY® program.  MUSIC & MEMORY® is a non-profit organization that helps individuals with a wide range of cognitive and physical conditions to engage with the world, ease pain, and reclaim their humanity through the use of personalized music playlists.

The Library offers free iPods to our patrons for a lifetime loan.  Once you complete the MUSIC & MEMORY® Playlist Questionnaire, we upload your customized playlist to an iPod.

For more information, please contact Community Engagement Librarian, Kristina Nash, at (631) 498-1225.

Memory Care Collection

Books, CDs, DVDs, games, and puzzles to keep your mind sharp and improve your memory, are available for loan.

HHH Library on the Move

School & Facility Visits

The Half Hollow Hills Community Library is available to conduct visits to schools within the district.  To find out more, please contact Community Engagement Librarian, Kristina Nash, at (631) 498-1225.

Local Fairs & Exhibits

The Half Hollow Hills Community Library is available to showcase our resources and services at local events.  To find out more about this service please contact Community Engagement Librarian, Kristina Nash, at (631) 498-1225.