Weekly eNewsletter
Week of November 16, 2020
COME ON IN, WE'RE OPEN!

Visit in-person | Browse the collection | Use computers, copy & fax machine | Pickup lockers
CHILDREN & PARENTS
BOOK & ACTIVITY BUNDLES

One bundle per child, by age/grade level. AVAILABLE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. 
CRAFTS-TO-GO
Kids Crafts-To-Go Kits will continue to be offered throughout the fall! Pick up your craft kits when you visit the Children’s Department or by calling 631-399-1511 ext. 262 to request your kit.

AVAILABLE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.
VIRTUAL PROGRAMS FOR BABIES & TODDLERS
Dance, Dance, Dance
Monday, November 16 - Sunday, November 22

Join Great South Bay Dance for a fun-filled dance class perfect for your littlest mover. Children ages 18-35 months will love this 30-minute creative movement class in which basic movement principles and vocabulary are explored. This class will be available on Facebook Monday, 11/16-Sunday, 11/22.
Miss Kathy

Join Miss Kathy every Friday at 10:00 and 10:30 AM on Facebook for special online episodes of baby and toddler programs, which include fun, play, and learning.
ON THE ROAD MEETUPS
Join library staff at local community locations for outdoor programs.
Birding @ Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge
Saturday, November 21, 12:00-1:00pm

Registration required for all outdoor events. Events are weather permitting. Face masks must be worn by everyone over 2 years of age when social distancing cannot be maintained. Keep 6 feet distance between each family.
NAME THESE THANKSGIVING DISHES!
Test your knowledge and see how you rank with Kahoot! This is fun for the whole family and will be sure to spark a discussion. Play Friday, 11/20-Sunday, 11/22. 
PARENTS & CAREGIVERS - MEET WITH OUR SOCIAL WORK INTERN
A social work intern (fluent in English and Spanish) is available to help you find answers to questions regarding food stamps, emergency services, employment opportunities, and other issues. Appointments will be available Thursday, November 19 from 12:00-5:00pm. Sign up here. 

*Please see the Adult and Literacy Department for more appointment times.

Registration is required. You must provide your email address to receive the Zoom ID link to join session, which will be emailed to you prior to your appointment. Sessions are also available by phone.
TEENS
GET CRAFTY!
Join Ms. Erica via Zoom each Monday from 6-7 PM for a new weekly project. Register and then visit the Teen Department to pick up your craft supplies and Zoom info.

VIRTUAL GAMING
Tuesday Trivia: Fast Food
Tuesday, November 17

Test your fast food knowledge with this Kahoot! quiz.
Let's Play: Jackbox Games!
Wednesday, November 18, 7:30-8:30pm

Play these hysterical games with the TSD staff! We have Jackbox Party Pack 6 and Party Pack 3. Join us via Zoom ID 861 6844 1338 or watch on Twitch.
Let's Play: Fortnite!
Thursday, November 19, 7:00-8:00pm

We can play either Fortnite Creative Mode or Fortnite Battle Royale! Add username minniequinnie to play with TSD staff or watch on Twitch.
Mario Kart Tournament
Friday, November 20, 5:00-6:00pm

Join us for a Mario Kart Tournament using Mario Kart 8 for the Nintendo Switch. Tournament Code: 0350-7089-9755
Game On!
Friday, November 20, 6:00-7:30pm

Join us for a virtual version of Game On every Friday! We can play digital games or just chat via Zoom. Meeting ID: 858 5870 1150
VIRTUAL GRAPHIC NOVEL DISCUSSION
The Spill Zone
Tuesday, November 17, 6:00-7:00pm
Register now for a copy of The Spill Zone by Scott Westerfeld, a dystopian graphic novel, which we will discuss via Zoom.

Registration required for book and Zoom information.
West Coast Avengers Vol. 1: Best Coast
Tuesday, November 24, 6:00-7:00pm
Register now for a copy of West Coast Avengers Vol. 1: Best Coast by Kelly Thompson, which we will discuss via Zoom.

Registration required for book and Zoom information.
LET'S TALK
Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00pm
Let's Talk! Join your favorite Teen Services Librarians to chat about whatever is on your mind via Zoom. Do you want to discuss a specific topic? DM us your topic ideas. 

Zoom ID: 854 6590 5535
 
Registration is not required.  
COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY
Virtual Story Time
Saturday, November 21, 12:00-1:00pm
Join us for a virtual library wide story time where you are the reader! Practice reading a children’s book and read it live for a virtual audience. Email squinn@communitylibrary.org the title and author before 11/21. 2 hours of community service will be awarded for participating. More information available here.
FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ALL THINGS TEEN!
Don’t miss out on any info or fun! Follow @MMSCLTeens on TikTok, Instagram and Twitch. Chat with us on Discord.
ADULTS
CAREERS & BUSINESS
Job and Career Counseling
Get help with resumes, job searches, interviewing techniques, and explore career options with our Career Counselor. Register for your one-hour telephone appointment on:

Saturday, 11/21 @ 10:00am, 11:00am, or 12:00pm

Registration required. You must provide your telephone number.
Small Business Mentoring
Are you an entrepreneur or small business owner seeking business advice? Speak with a SCORE business mentor via Zoom on:

Monday, 11/23 @ 6:00pm, 7:00pm, or 8:00pm

Registration required. You must provide your email for the Zoom ID.
NEW YORK STATE OF MIND TRIVIA
Test your knowledge of New York State with Kahoot! Play all day Thursday, 11/19 via Facebook.
HISTORICAL VIRTUAL TOUR
Visit the New York Transit Museum’s Journey to the Past to learn about the history of transportation in NYC. Compare the past and present though the lens of public transit.
WE RECOMMEND: EBOOK EDITION
Grand Central Terminal: 100 Years of a New York Landmark by Anthony W. Robins

Opened in 1913, Grand Central Terminal, one of the country’s great architectural monuments helped create Midtown Manhattan. Over the next century, it evolved into an unofficial town square for New York. Today, it sits astride Park Avenue at 42nd Street in all its original splendor. Readers will learn about the history and design as well as view photographs, from the well-trodden Main Concourse to its massive power station hidden 10 stories below. Check out your copy on Hoopla Digital, Libby, or Overdrive.
MEET WITH OUR SOCIAL WORK INTERN
Each Wednesday, from 5-9 PM, you may book an appointment to meet with our social work intern via Zoom. Sign up now for Wednesday, November 18 @ 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 or 8:00pm.
LITERACY SERVICES
KAHOOT! TRIVIA: ACCEPT VS. EXCEPT
Join us for Kahoot Trivia: Accept versus Except and test your knowledge of these two confusing words. Accept and except look and sound similar. Here’s a sentence with both words- can you figure out what they mean? I will accept all of the packages except the one in a damaged box. Good luck and have fun!
¡PODEMOS AYUDAR!
Ud. puede reservar una cita para los lunes con nuestra trabajadora social interna. La reunion es a través de Zoom. Regístrese, hay citas el lunes, 23 de noviembre, para las 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 o las 8:00pm.
WE CAN HELP!
Each Monday, from 5-9 PM, you may book an appointment to meet with our social work intern via Zoom. Sign up for your appointment on Monday, November 23 @ 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 or 8:00pm.
CUSTOMER RESOURCE SERVICES
ONLINE LIBRARY CARD SIGNUP

We are happy to now offer online card services! Apply for, renew, or replace your library card all from the comfort of your home.
LIBRARY PICKUP LOCKERS
Looking for a contact-free library experience? We’ve got you covered with pickup lockers, which allow you to pick up your requested library materials any time of day, all while contact-free. Request items online or by calling 631-399-1511 and be sure to choose Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library Lockers as your pickup location. 

Patrons must have their library card or barcode in order to access their locker.
HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT YOUR LIBRARY CARD?
Call 631-399-1511 ext 282
OR
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