Happening at the Library, Online!
Week of April 5 - April 11, 2021
Parking Lot Construction Project
A construction project to expand the size of the library parking lot and widen the driveway entrance will be starting very soon. Please click on the button below for more detailed information about this project including where to park during the construction.
Virtual Events for Adults
National Library Week 2021: Welcome to Your Library
The theme for National Library Week (April 4-10, 2021), “Welcome to Your Library,” promotes the idea that libraries extend far beyond the four walls of a building – and that everyone is welcome to use their services. During the pandemic libraries have been going above and beyond to adapt to our changing world by expanding their resources and continuing to meet the needs of their users. Whether people visit in person or virtually, libraries offer opportunities for everyone to explore new worlds and become their best selves through access to technology, multimedia content, and educational programs.
“Copperline: The James Taylor Experience: A Filmed Concert,” via YouTube
East End Libraries Present Copperline brings you an intimate performance reminiscent of James Taylor's shows at the Troubadour and the Beacon Theater with Carole King. In addition to his timeless songs, hear stories about his life and insights behind his lyrics. JT's music really makes you feel good, so don't miss it! 
Breathe Together
April 6 - April 27, 10:00am
A 20 minute class on Zoom to practice the kind of deep breathing that fosters calm well-being and can improve health and outlook.
L.I. Migrant Labor Camps with Mark Torres
Friday April 9, 7:00pm
Long Island Migrant Labor Camps: Dust for Blood is the riveting true account of the migrant labor camps in Suffolk County from their inception during World War II, through their heyday in 1960, and culminating with their steady decline towards the end of the 20th century. The book's author, Mark Torres, will talk about the dark history of the camps including the human suffering of the camps' inhabitants; the cause and effect of the camps; and the factors which led to their eventual decline. Mr. Torres will also cover the heroic efforts of those who were critics of the camps and fought to improve the lives of migrant workers on the eastern end of Long Island during this time period.

To register in advance, email reference@mattlibrary.org with
the subject “Long Island Migrant Camps."
Please include your full name, phone number and valid Library Card number.
Youth and Parenting Department
This week is National Library Week. Thank you for making us part of your life. 
There is so much you can do with your library card. How about taking in sites from your sofa with the Google Arts & Culture Virtual Museum Tours. “Google has partnered with over 2000 museums, galleries and associations to bring a curated collection to your home. “Visitors” can choose from more than 500 galleries and museums to experience from the comfort and safety of their own couch, thanks to a massive project organized by Google Arts & Culture.”
How would you like to visit the Mayan Ruins with a first-hand account by Archeologist Alfred Maudslay. Once you enter the site scroll down until you locate Places to Explore and then enter the Mayan World.
Get ready for summer 2021! We will use the online program READSquared again this summer. Good news, if you made an account last year you are all set. Summer reading begins Monday June 28th, the first day you can log in. Join us for this year’s theme: Tails and Tales as each week our take home kits feature a different continent as we work our way around the globe. Programming will be both virtual and limited in person. Watch our weekly enewsletter as well as the online calendar for happenings.
Follow us on Facebook. On Monday 4/5 Mrs. L reads The Wonderful Habits of Rabbits by Douglas Florian. Then on Thursday 4/8 enjoy the book Ribbit! by Rodrigo Folgueira.
Missed a recent story or program? Head over to our YouTube Channel located on the website under Youth and Parenting just above the calendar.
There is a permanent link on our website, Under Youth and Parenting,
just above the calendar.
Stop in, call, or email us if you have any questions,
need our assistance or just to say hello. 631-298-4134 Line 2
Lemon Blueberry Scones with Chef Rob
Tuesday April 13 - While Supplies Last
Enjoy delicious Lemon Blueberry Scones, courtesy of Chef Rob! All dry ingredients will be provided in a grab-and-go kit and participants will be emailed an instructional video. Teens must provide their own dairy ingredients and blueberries.
Friends' Scholarship
Teens in Mattituck and Laurel are eligible to receive the Mattituck-Laurel Library Friends' Scholarship Award.

Applications Due May 4

Stop in to pick up a paper application or...
Spring 2021
Schedule of Teen Events
Click below for a list of community service opportunities for teens to do at home!
Monthly Guessing Jar
Try your luck with our monthly guessing jar contest! Guess how many items are in the guessing jar located in our teen space. The teen who guesses the closest without going over will win a prize!
To register for programs call 631-298-4134 line 2 or email sara.colichio@mattlibrary.org