Long Island Reads

Reader & Book Discussion Guide

Are you running a book discussion of Better Living Through Birding at your Library or book club? Find helpful tips to enhance your reading and book club experiences with our 2024 LI Reads Better Living Through Birding Reader’s Guide.

Long Island Reads will honor Christian Cooper in person and online at an award ceremony on April 21, 2024 at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library.

2023 Author Event Long Island Reads

2023 Author Event Long Island Reads

Authors John Aldridge and Anthony Sosinski will be honored at the 2023 Long Island Reads Selection Award event for their book A Speck in the Sea: A Story of Survival and Rescue in a dual in-person and online program hosted by Half Hollow Hills Library on Sunday, April 23, 2023 at 2 p.m.


  1. Free tickets to the in-person event will be available to the public beginning Saturday, April 1, at 9:30 a.m. Click the EVENTBRITE link for more information.
  2. For those who prefer to attend virtually, Half Hollow Hills Library will also host the event as an online program. Please check back soon for registration details.

For more information, please contact your home library.

Long Island Reads is sponsored by the Nassau Library System and the Public Libraries of Suffolk County.