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Digital Services Blog

Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 7–13

May 7-13 is Hurricane Preparedness Week, and the stormy weather is getting a head start! Below is information from the Disaster Information Management Research Center on being prepared during hurricane season.  

Shoutbomb Text Alert Service Now Available

Shoutbomb Text Alert Service Now Available

The Westhampton Free Library is offering a new Text Alert Service from Shoutbomb that allows you to manage your library account on the go. Signing up is easy! Just send a text message to the email address livebrary@shoutbomb.com (Use the email address in place of a phone number). Have your library card number and password … [Read more…]

Hoopla Login Assistance

Hoopla Login Assistance

If you are able to get into Hoopla, but cannot no longer download (i.e. you could in the past) we have a work-a-round to fix the account settings. First establish a Live-Brary account at https://encore.suffolk.lib.ny.us/iii/encore/myaccount. The password for your account will become your Hoopla pin. Log into Hoopla with your email and your Hoopla password … [Read more…]

Health Issues and Floods

flooding rain

Flooding is a threat nearly every day of the year. The rain this week reminds Long Islanders that we need to always be prepared for the possibility of flooding. Below is information from the Disaster Information Management Research Center on being prepared. Sometimes floods develop slowly and forecasters can anticipate where a flood will happen … [Read more…]

Website Survey

Website Survey

If you are reading this post, then your opinion is important! We are in the process of revamping our website, and would love to hear from you! What are your thoughts, ideas, and opinions about this website? Please take a few minutes to fill out our survey and let us know! Follow this link to fill … [Read more…]

Linda.com Security Breach

Linda.com Security Breach

In December 2016 an unauthorized third party breached a database that included some of our Lynda.com learning data, such as contact information and courses viewed. We are informing our patrons of this issue out of an abundance of caution. Please know that we have no evidence that this data included anyone’s email address or password. And … [Read more…]

System Upgrades and Updates: February 19-20, 2017

online access

Our library system servers will be undergoing an operating system upgrade on February 19, 2017. The entire system is scheduled to go down at approximately 5:30pm on Sunday, February 19. The upgrade is expected to complete with in 8-10 hours. During this time, the following services will be unavailable: Viewing or Searching the Catalog Access … [Read more…]

Auto Renewal Service


Library patrons are now able to sign up for our new Auto Renewal service. This new feature will provide you with an added level of convenience by automatically renewing any eligible items you have checked out three days before the items are due. To sign up for the service, log into your accounts and look … [Read more…]