Weekly eNewsletter
Week of December 26, 2020
COME ON IN, WE'RE OPEN!

Visit in-person | Browse the collection | Use computers, copy & fax machine | 24/7 Pickup lockers
CHILDREN & PARENTS
BOOK & ACTIVITY BUNDLES
CRAFTS-TO-GO
Kids Crafts-To-Go will continue to be offered throughout the month. Pick up your craft kits when you visit the Children’s Department.
VIRTUAL CLASS FOR FAMILIES
Chef Rob's "Grab and Go": Cinnamon Swirl Chocolate Chip bread
Monday, January 4

Families with children in grades 6 or younger.

Celebrate the New Year with a brand-new Chef Rob tasty treat and instructional video via FacebookRegister now for your kit which includes the recipe and non-perishable ingredients. 
VIRTUAL PROGRAMS FOR BABIES & TODDLERS
Miss Kathy

Join Miss Kathy every Friday at 10:00am and 10:30am on Facebook for special online episodes of baby and toddler programs, which include fun, play, and learning.
Disney or Not Disney?

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, 1/1-Sunday, 1/3.
TEENS
VIRTUAL CRAFTING, GAMING & MORE
Trivia Tuesday
Tuesday, December 29

How well do you remember the events of 2020? Test your knowledge and memory with Kahoot!
Let's Play Fortnite
Wednesday, December 30, 6:30-7:30pm

Add username minniequinnie to play with TSD staff! Or tune in on Twitch to watch us play!
Let's Play Jackbox Games!
Wednesday, December 30, 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.
@ THE LIBRARY & IN-PERSON
Art Club
Wednesday, December 30, 6:00-8:00pm
Come down to the Teen Department to work on your art projects with the art cart, while chatting with your friends.
ADVANCED BATTLE OF THE BOOKS
Teens in grades 9-12 who have a love of reading and competition are invited to be part of our battle team. We will compete with libraries across Suffolk County in April 2021 via Zoom. If you are interested, email Ms. Kyle at skyle@communitylibrary.org for more information.
FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ALL THINGS TEEN!
Don’t miss out on any info or fun! Follow @MMSCLTeens on TikTok, Instagram, Twitch, and YouTube. Chat with us on Discord.
ADULTS
HERBAL SURVIVAL KIT
Monday, January 11, 7:00-8:30pm via Zoom
 
Join Ehris and Velya of Grounded Goodwife to build your wellness herbal apothecary, so you may breeze through the winter and be ready to enjoy spring! Click here for the list of supplies. Registration begins on 12/28.
HEALTHY EATS
Thursday, January 7, 7:00pm via Facebook

Learn how to make Buffalo cauliflower bite sandwiches and red cabbage slaw with Jessica the Healthy Homestead Hostess.
HELP WITH EVERYDAY PROBLEMS
Tuesdays, January 12, 19, 26, 12:00-3:00pm

A case manager from Colonial Youth and Family Services is available to assist patrons via telephone with issues relating to housing, insurance, food stamps, emergency services, and other advocacy resources and referrals. Book your appointment by calling 631-399-1511 ext. 240.
LITERACY SERVICES
KAHOOT! TRIVIA: WINTER WONDERLAND FUN
Bundle up and head outside to enjoy winter’s outdoor activities. Test your knowledge with ten vocabulary words unique to the winter season. Click here to play until Tuesday, 12/29. Good luck and have fun!  
VIRTUAL FRIENDLY SPANISH CONVERSATION
Thursdays, January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, and 18, 7:00-8:30 pm via GoToMeeting
Learn basic conversational Spanish in a relaxed setting. All levels are welcome. ¡Todos los niveles son bienvenidos! Register now.
CUSTOMER RESOURCE SERVICES
LIBRARY PICKUP LOCKERS
It is quite chilly outside, but your requested items will be cozy and warm in our contact-free lockers. 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.
STUDY AND TUTOR ROOMS AVAILABLE
MMSCL cardholders may now request the use of study rooms. Apply here.
HAPPINESS IS HAVING YOUR OWN LIBRARY CARD
Online Library Card Services

Apply for, renew, or replace your library card all from the comfort of your home with online card services!
Have a Question About Your Library Card?
Call 631-399-1511 ext 282
OR
The library will be closed on 12/31 and 1/1. We will re-open on Saturday, 1/2 @ 9 AM. Items can be returned to the outside book drops.
THE DIGITAL LIBRARY
Available 24/7 from anywhere with your MMSCL Card
eBooks, Audiobooks, Movies, TV Shows, Full Music Albums

Collection of thousands of eBooks and Audiobooks

Over 100 titles of popular magazines to download from

Stream from millions of songs & download 5 free songs per week

Kanopy features award-winning films, & documentaries

(formally OneClick Digital) collection of eAudiobooks from Recorded Books

Creativebug has thousands of award-winning arts & crafts video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

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