New Movies & Music
Library catalog – use the online library catalog to see what books, movies, music, and more are available for borrowing, see what items you already have checked out on your account, reserve items, renew items, pay library fines, and more!
Nassau Digital Doorway – a free collection of downloadable eBooks and other media.
Talking Books for People With Disabilities – borrow audio or braille books from the New York Public Library’s Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library. The Andrew Heiskell Library operates a books-by-mail program that delivers recorded and braille titles postage-free. Nassau residents are eligible.
New York Online Virtual Electronic Library (NOVELNY) – NOVELNY is an online library of literally hundreds of magazines, newspapers, maps, charts, research and reference books that are available to every New Yorker, free of charge. All you need is your public library card, New York driver license, or non-driver ID. Students may also access the NOVELNY databases through their school or academic library.
New York Times Bestseller List – list of bestselling fiction and non-fiction books.
New York Times Children’s Bestseller List – list of bestselling children’s and young adult books.
Mineola Library’s Nook E-Book List
These e-books have been preloaded onto the Mineola Library’s Nook e-reader devices. Check one out today!
11/22/63 by Stephen King
Bared to You by Sylvia Day
The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Fall of Giants by Ken Follett
Fallen Angel by Daniel Silva
Fifty Shades Darker by E.L. James
Fifty Shades Freed by E.L. James
Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
Kill Alex Cross by James Patterson
Killing Kennedy by Bill O’Reilly
Killing Lincoln by Bill O’Reilly
The Litigators by John Grisham
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
The Lost Wife by Alyson Richman
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
The Next Always by Nora Roberts
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Panther by Nelson DeMille
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Racketeer by John Grisham
Reflected in You by Sylvia Day
Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
Severe Clear by Stuart Woods
The Shoemaker’s Wife by Adriana Trigiani
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
Suicide Run by Michael Connelly
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
Winter of the World by Ken Follet
Zero Day by David Baldacci
Nooks may be loaned to Mineola Library cardholders over the age of 18 with a library card account in good standing. The e-readers are loaned for 14 days, and cannot be renewed. Overdue fines are $5 per day. Nooks may be reserved, and will be held awaiting pickup for 3 days only. The e-reader and all its accessories must be checked out and returned at the Circulation Desk; they may not be returned to another library, nor placed in the drop boxes. At time of checkout, the patron will be required to sign the library’s e-reader borrowing policy and assume full responsibility for loss, damage or theft of the device and its accessories.
The video games we have available at the library for borrowing include video games for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and the Wii. Borrowers must be 18 years old and a registered member of the library in good standing. There is a limit of 2 video games that can be taken out at a time. Video games may be kept for 7 days and must be returned before closing time on the due date. A $2.00 per day, per disk late fee will be charged on all overdue video games. Maximum fine is $25.00. Patrons must pay the cost of the original video game and any accumulated fines in the case of a missing video game. Video games may not be put on reserve. No renewal on video games.
Join a Book Club
The Mineola Library’s Book Club meets one Wednesday night each month at 7:00 PM. Come enjoy our relaxed atmosphere as we discuss great books. Check our Calendar of Events or contact us by telephone (516-746-8488 ext. 2) or via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Good Reads Online Book Clubs – join a discussion group, start a book club, contact an author, or even post your own writing online.
Reading Group Choices – news about reading groups, book festivals, libraries, and of course, reading group choices.
Good Reads – get book recommendations and see everyone’s bookshelves, their reviews, and their ratings, including the Mineola Library’s book reviews and ratings. You can also post your own reviews and catalog what you have read, are currently reading, and plan to read in the future.
For Teens – reading rants and Gamespot game reviews for teens.
Middle & High School Booklists for a smartphone (iPhone, Droid, Blackberry) - You will need to access this from your mobile phone. For the iPhone, once you do, press the + sign and add it to your home screen.
Graded booklists recommended by the Nassau Library System:
Early Literacy – for 2-3 year olds.