Happening at the library, online!
Week of October 12 - October 18, 2020
Each year public libraries across Long Island participate in The Great Give Back. Please help us participate by bringing in a donation of socks to the library, October 17 - October 31st there will be a donation box in the library's lobby.
KKGS brings communities together in order to help those experiencing homelessness. Their motto is to Help your neighbor, Meet your neighbor, Know your neighbor. In addition to providing needed resources by collecting socks, they raise awareness about who the homeless are.
Get Ready for Fall
Bev’s Author Talk
with Larry Davidson &
author Darin Strauss
Sunday October 18, 2pm
Join Larry Davidson and author Darin Strauss for a discussion about Darin's most recent novel, The Queen of Tuesday.

Please register for the in person portion of this event with Bev Wowak, space is limited.

This program will run synchronously via Zoom and will be streamed to our Facebook page.
Ancestry DNA Results Presented by Sarah Gutmann
Thursday October 15, 7pm
Gain a greater understanding of how you inherit your DNA and difference between your genetic family vs your genealogical family tree.
Courtesy of Southold Free Library.

Zoom ID: 829 2752 9282
Passcode: dna2077
Baked Eggplant Parmesan with Chef Dell'Amore
Thursday October 29, 4pm
October is Italian Heritage month and National Vegetarian month
Join Chef Robert Dell'Amore on zoom to learn to create a healthier and delicious baked version of the classic Eggplant Parmesan.

Coming Soon!
Gail Storm Pre-recorded Concert on YouTube
Thursday October 22, 6pm
Paint an Abstract Fall Landscape,
Fall Programming for this week...
Monday 10/12
10 a.m. Babies Boogie with Nicole Sparling. Bounce along with your baby as you enjoy music and movement. This program is suggested for 3 months – pre walkers. Video is found on the library Facebook.

11 a.m. Toddlers Tango with Nicole Sparling. Move and have fun with this high energy experience. This program is suggested for children 12 months – 3 years. Video is found on the library Facebook. 

Wednesday 10/14
Enjoy the story Stellaluna by Janell Cannon and learn some facts about bats. Program is designed for grades K-3. Please call to register to receive the zoom link.

Friday 10/16
Spooky Night Diorama for grades K-3. Call to register while supplies last. This is a grab and go project.

Weather dependent we will be under the Tent from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.  NOTE:  Activity Kit and POP UP Surprise can be placed in a brown bag and left in the lobby should you prefer the grab and go.  
Family Programs this October
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Make pumpkin bread with Chef Rob on Thursday the 22nd. Call to register and pick up dry ingredients. Link will be sent.

Family Pumpkin Pick up on Friday October 23 under the tent from 9:30-11:30 a.m. or 3:30 – 5 p.m. Take your pumpkin home (we supply carving set) and design the pumpkin. Bring the pumpkin back by Wednesday the 28th and we will have a lighted pumpkin display on Thursday the 29th and then on Friday the 30th join us for a lighted pumpkin display, take home balloon designs and grab a snack. Stop to take a family photo. Displays will be from 5 – 7:30 p.m.  We will practice safe social distancing. Bonus- Participate in The Great Give Back by bringing a sock donation for Knock Knock Give A Sock!
Follow us on Facebook. On Monday 10/12 Mrs. L reads Find a Cow Now! by Janet Stevens. Then on Thursday 10/15 enjoy The Very Happy Hen by Jack Tickle.
Looking for coloring pages? 
Stop in to get some or call and we will place them in a brown bag in the lobby.
The Youth and Parenting Department is ready and looking forward to providing you with a Fabulous Fall! Stop in, call or email us if you have any questions, need our assistance or just to say hello. 631-298-4134 Line 2

As we continue reading our farm books, enjoy this song and animal sounds with Super Simple Songs.
Harvest Apple Brownies
Pick Up Starts Tuesday October 6, 10am
Chef Rob has prepared an instructional video to show you how to make delicious apple harvest brownies. All ingredients, except the apple are provided for you. Teens will need 1 large or 2 medium Granny Smith Apples.
Teen Book Club
October 15 & November 19, 3:30pm
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Come discuss your favorite book titles with your peers and get recommendations for new books to read. Snacks will be provided!

Bring some book titles and a face mask for this in-person, socially distanced book club.
It's Game Time
October 26, 4pm

Join your friends for some fun Jackbox games! To register, call 631-298-4134 Line 2 or email Sara.

You will receive an invite to the library's Discord server.
To register for programs call 631-298-4134 line 2 or email sara.colichio@mattlibrary.org
Virtual SAT Prep
Saturdays: 10/10, 10/17 & 10/24
1:00pm-3:30pm
A check for $100 made out to Mattituck-Laurel Library is due upon registration. Please register in person. SAT study guide included. All registrants will be emailed a Zoom link to participate.