Happening at the library, online!
Week of January 11 - January 17, 2021
Book Talk with Authors Phil Keith & Tom Clavin
Sunday January 17, 2:00pm
Join us via Zoom on Sunday January 17 at 2pm for a lively discussion with authors Phil Keith and Tom Clavin about All Blood Runs Red. Tom Clavin's most recent solo publication is Tombstone. Discussion moderated by Larry Davidson. Books available for purchase at the Library.

"A whale of a tale, told clearly and quickly. I read the entire book in almost one sitting." - New York Times Book Review
Virtual Events for Adults
January Adult Craft Kits
Limited amount left, reserve today!

Essential oil diffuser kit
Create Every Day Pocket Journal
Moments of Mindfulness: Anti-Stress Coloring 
Mini hand sanitizer

To reserve a kit send your name, barcode and phone number to reference@mattlibrary.org
You will be contacted when your kit is ready for pick up from the library foyer.
Canta Libre Chamber Ensemble Concert
Friday January 15, 7:00pm
The acclaimed Canta Libre Chamber Ensemble will present a virtual concert via Zoom, performing music for flute, strings and harp. Performers: Sally Shorrock, flute; Bradley Bosenbeck, violin; Veronica Salas, viola; Bernard Tamosaitis, cello; Karen Lindquist, harp.

"Featured music will include works by Beethoven, Piazzolla and Vivaldi, as well as original compositions written for Canta Libre by Long Island Composers Alliance members
Jay Anthony Gach, Murray F. Cohen, Jane Leslie, and Laurence Dresner."
Breathe Together
Tuesdays Jan. 12 - Feb. 23, 10am
A 20 minute class on Zoom to practice the kind of deep breathing that fosters calm well-being and can improve health and outlook.

Preparing Spuds on Zoom
Thursday January 21, 6:30pm
Potatoes are the perfect winter comfort food. Join Cornell cooperative on Zoom for a presentation featuring delicious and healthy potato recipes. Potato facts.

New York Tenement Museum Tour
Thursday January 28, 6:30pm
Virtually visit the 1930's home of Adolpho and Rosaria Baldizzi, immigrants from Sicily who lived at 97 Orchard Street with their children Josephine and Johnny. We will explore their daily lives and experiences as immigrants living through the Great Depression. Space is limited, to register please click the link below. This program is a shared program with the Southold Free Library.

Winter Writing Course
Thursdays Jan. 28 - March 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join John Brush, professor at LIU and Suffolk County Community College for a six week writing course. Participants will meet weekly via Zoom.

Program fee: $60 (cash or check, non-refundable) to be paid before the start of the program.

Space is limited, registration required.
To register call 631-298-4134 ext. 104 or email Bev.
Book Discussion
Wednesday February 17, 2pm
-OR- Thursday February 18, 4pm
Join Bev for a discussion of the novel This Tender Land by William Kent Kruger.

Interested in the Winter Reading Club?
Youth and Parenting Department
Stop in to see our Bulletin Board Display & Book Displays.
Coloring sheets, word searches, bookmarks are all available.
This month in the Tween Place we are featuring Dave Pilkey’s Dog Man.

Enjoy the antics of George and Harold and their new breed of justice. From the creator of Captain Underpants come the antics of the crime fighting hero who has the head of a dog and the body of a man. How did that happen?  Start reading this exciting series to find out. Come in and check out the physical book or go over to our Libby App and download the book. The display also features similar books.
Available Programming

January 25- Family Jigsaw Puzzles Grab and Go Kit

Call 298-4134 Line 2 or email us to sign up for this family program. Space is limited.
Follow us on Facebook. On Monday 1/11 Mrs. L reads William's Winter Nap by Linda Ashman. Then on Thursday 1/14 enjoy the book One Dog Sleigh by Mary Casanova.
Stop in, call, or email us if you have any questions,
need our assistance or just to say hello. 631-298-4134 Line 2
Teens
Seating is available in the teen lounge!

Teens are welcome to browse our collection, grab a take-and-make craft, try your luck at our guessing jar contest and use the charging station. Masks are required and social distancing guidelines must be followed. We look forward to seeing you soon!
M&Ms Taste Test Challenge
Begins January 11 - While Supplies Last
Give your taste buds a thrill! For this program, you can pick up a bag with individual containers of M&Ms. Each container will have a different flavor M&M. Your job is to guess which flavor is which using the Google Form that we send to your email. Winner(s) will receive a prize.

Please submit your form no later than February 1.
**This program may not be suitable for teens with food allergies**
Teen Shrinky Dinks
January 19 - While Supplies Last
Make your very own shrinky dinks that you can turn into a keychain, necklace, magnet, etc. You will need your own colored pencils or sharpie markers and a hole puncher (for keychain/necklace). Everything else is provided.
QuaranTEENS
Click below for a list of community service opportunities for teens to do at home!
January 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! January guessing jar winner will be determined February 1st.
To register for programs call 631-298-4134 line 2 or email sara.colichio@mattlibrary.org