Happening at the Library, Online!
Week of May 3 - May 9, 2021
Through the Lens:
Moth Beauty and Diversity
Wednesday May 12, 6:30pm
Moth diversity provides a barometer reading of the current fitness of your local area. Join former park ranger and local nature photographer, Jay Rand, and learn how moths are beneficial to the ecosystem and have incredible defenses such as camouflage, unmatched hearing and sonar jamming abilities. You will discover – up close – the incredible beauty of moths.
Virtual Events for Adults
Available May 1
Dahlia Paper Wreath Kits for Adults
Present your Mattituck-Laurel Library card to pick your kit at the Reference Desk or send an email to reference@mattlibrary.org.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Chef Rob
Monday May 3, 7:00pm
  • Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowl
  • Sheet Pan Fajitas with Lime
  • Holy Guacamole
  • Strawberry Agua Fresca

Alzheimer's Association Presents: "Thriving at Home on the East End: Activities & Resources for Caregivers"
May 11th at 6 - 8pm
Topic 1: Activities to Engage a Loved One with Alzheimer's Disease
Topic 2: Medicaid at Home & Estate Planning
Topic 3: Senior Net Services
Topic 4: Meditation & Sound Healing

May 12 at 12 - 2pm
Topic 1: Poems and Crafts
Topic 2: The Caregiver’s Role in Healthcare
Topic 3: Effective Communications Strategies
Topic 4: Finding Hope in Research

Youth and Parenting Department
Monday the 3rd, for those who registered, pick up your dry ingredients for Chef Rob’s Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies.
When you come into the children’s stop by the coloring pages and activities table. Pick up information and enjoy mazes and coloring.
Get ready for summer 2021! We will use the online program READSquared again this summer. Summer Programming will have plenty of choice. There will be programs happening here in our green space, virtually and of course plenty of pick up kits to take home. We will have family story hours with a craft you can choose to do here with us or take the craft home. Watch our weekly enewsletter as well as the online calendar for happenings.
Follow us on Facebook. On Monday 5/3 Mrs. L reads Old Rock (is not boring) by Deb Pilutti. Then on Thursday 5/6 enjoy Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett.
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
Strawberry Festival Bread - For Teens -
Tuesday June 15 - While Supplies Last
Don't miss this opportunity to make Chef Rob's delicious strawberry festival bread!! This is a grab-and-go program. All dry ingredients will be provided. Teens must supply their own wet ingredients. An instructional video will be emailed to all participants.
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...
D.I.Y. Tote Bags
Decorate your own tote bags, fabric markers and bag provided. Use your bag for school, as a beach tote, for library books, sports, etc. Get creative and free-hand your design or use stencils, iron-ons, etc. Stencils and embellishments not included.

Take this project home today.
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
or email sara.colichio@mattlibrary.org