Happening at the Library, Online!
Week of July 19 - July 25, 2021
Library Trustee Openings
There will be two vacancies on the Library’s Board of Trustees. Persons interested in serving on the Board are invited to pick up petitions at the Library’s Circulation Desk beginning Monday July 19, 2021. Petitions with a minimum of 25 names must be submitted to the Director of the Library no late than August 13, 2021. At the September Budget Vote, names of the candidates who have submitted petitions will appear on the ballot and the community will cast votes for Library Trustees. New Trustees will begin their 3-year terms in November 2021.
Virtual Events for Adults
Art Challenge
July 1 - August 1
We have two art challenges
for the month of July!

Arrange different items of clothing to create your favorite work of art!

Re-create your favorite work of art using as few household items as possible.
Friday Film: The Courier
(PG-13) 112 Minutes
Friday July 23, 1:30pm
Cold War spy Greville Wynne and his Russian source try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis. 
Qi Gong & Tai Chi
with Denise
Mondays August 2 - August 30
(5 classes)
August 2, 9:00am
All other classes 10:00am
$20 Registration fee required at the Circulation Desk
There is no prorating of classes or refunds.
Memory Loss, Dementia, & Alzheimer's Disease
Thursday July 22, 6:00pm
Parker Jewish Institute’s Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands program has partnered with the Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s disease at Stony Brook University to present an informative discussion led by an experienced physician about Alzheimer’s disease. Concerned about Dementia? Not sure where to get answers about the facts and myths regarding memory loss? This session offers an understanding of the causes and types of dementia and when to speak with your doctor.
Optimize Your Immune System with Author
Marie Ruggles
Tuesday July 27, 7:00pm
Join us for a Zoom presentation with Long Island author Marie Ruggles of Optimize Your Immune System: Create Health & Resilience with a Kitchen Pharmacy. Learn about science-based ways to protect yourself from unnecessary illness.

Registration Required, please email dvalle@hamptonbayslibrary.org with the subject "OPTIMIZE YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM." Please include your full name, phone number and valid Suffolk County library card number.
Bonne Terre Mine:
Deep Earth Diving with
Eco-Photo Explorers
Thursday July 29, 7:00pm
 The world’s largest freshwater scuba diving site is located in the foothills of the Missouri Ozark Mountains, offering a unique experience. Tonight we’ll discover the sunken remains of a working mineral mine, complete with equipment, rail tracks, ore cart, elevator shafts and even intact buildings.

Medicare Counseling - Third Tuesdays - 1:30pm-4:30pm
Call the Circulation Desk for more information, 631-298-4134.
Youth and Parenting Department
All grab and go crafts and activities are inside now. Stop by Monday through Friday 9am-7:30pm.
We are on our way, goodbye Antarctica and onto Australia. New crafts and activities based on the new continent this week. Here is a sample of week four for the youngest then older elementary.
As a result of the inconsistent weather this summer we are no longer at the Tent. Please come into the library any weekday between
9am-7:30pm to collect reading club prizes and grab and go activities.

Sign up for the reading club and make your weekly guess of items in the guessing jar. The closest without going over wins a gift card to Magic Fountain!
Haven’t signed up for summer reading yet? Click the button below!
Monday July 19, Grab and Go Stuffed Animal Pick up for those who have signed up your animal will be ready.
Monday July 19, StoryFaces with Agostino. Please pick up the hand out for the StoryFaces program. This link will be available all week. Everyone is welcome to get a packet and enjoy the link.
Monday July 19 at 3:30pm and 4:30pm Game Days with Miss Elizabeth and Miss Kait, for those who are registered.
Tuesday July 20, Let's Dance Little Ones at 3:30pm. There is still room in this class. Please call 631-298-4134 line 2 to reserve a spot.
Tuesday July 20, Hip Hop Dance for grades 3 and up. This registered class is full.
Wednesday July 21, Zoom with Alpacas from Red Barn Farm at 11am. Please call for the Zoom link.
Wednesday July 21 at 1:30pm Family Storytime. We will share the book ZooZical by Judy Sierra.

Thursday July 22, Video Game Fun at 3:30pm.
This is a registered program.
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
Summer Reading 2021
June 21 - August 13
For Teens entering 7th grade - completed 12th grade.

Patriotic M&Ms Cookies with Chef Rob
Tuesday July 6
- while supplies last -
Get festive with Chef Rob's patriotic M&Ms cookies! All dry ingredients will be provided in a grab-and-go kit, along with the recipe. Wet ingredients not provided.

All kits will be available beginning at 10am on Tuesday July 6.
Paw Print String Art
- For Teens -
Grab & Go: Friday July 16 -
while supplies last
Melissa from Long Island Paint Party will provide everything you need to make your very own paw print string art creation! Grab-and-go kits will include all materials needed as well as written instructions and will be available beginning July 16 @ 10am.
Community Service Opportunities for Teens
Click below for a list of community service opportunities for teens to do at home and at the library
via appointment.
To register for programs call 631-298-4134
or email sara.colichio@mattlibrary.org