Weekly eNewsletter
Week of October 19, 2020
COME ON IN, WE'RE OPEN!

Visit in-person | Browse the collection | Use computers, copy & fax machine | Pickup lockers
CHILDREN & PARENTS
VIRTUAL PROGRAMS FOR KIDS
Halloween Silhouette Candle Holder Craft
Wednesday, October 28

Children grades 3-7

Make a spooky Halloween-themed candle holder with Chris’ instructional video on FacebookRegister and then pick up your supplies at the library.
Zombie Makeup Workshop
Friday, October 30

Children grades 4-7.

Learn how to make your own creepy and authentic zombie makeup in time for Halloween with Chris on FacebookRegister and then pick up your supplies at the library.
ON THE ROAD MEETUPS
Join library staff at local community locations for outdoor programs.
Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin, Pie @ Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge
Wednesday, October 21, 11:00am

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.

Mother Goose: Stroller Edition @ Southaven Park
Friday, October 23, 10:30-11:30am

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.
Pumpkin Picking @ Glover Farms
Saturday, October 24, 10:00am, 11:00am or 12:00pm

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.
PARENTING A SECOND TIME AROUND (PASTA)
Tuesday, October 27, 8:00pm via Zoom
Join our support group for grandparents raising grandchildren. Find resources and expert information from our guest speakers, especially during these changing times. 

Registration is required. You must provide your email address to receive the Zoom ID link to join the meeting, which we will email to you prior to the meeting.
CANDY TRIVIA
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 Thursday evening.  
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.
TEENS
OUTDOOR PROGRAMS
Ghost Hunting
Saturday, October 24, 2:00-3:00pm
Join us at Smith Point to hunt for some ghosts. Register now.

Registration required. Weather permitting.
The Haunted Maze
Saturday, October 31, 6:00pm or 7:00pm
Join us at 369 Neighborhood Rd for a crisp night of scares, candy, and all the thrills of the season. We will have an outdoor haunted maze as well as crafts and games while you wait.

Registration required. For teens in 6th-12th grade only. Weather permitting.
Game On!
Friday, October 23, 5:00-6:00pm
Join us outside at 369 Neighborhood Rd in Mastic Beach to play with your friends! You can play Cornhole, KanJam or just hang out. Register HERE or by calling 631-399-1511 ext 365.

Registration required. Weather permitting. Face masks and social distancing will be required at all times.
VIRTUAL GAMING
Tuesday Trivia: Horror Movies
Tuesday, October 20

Test your spooky cinematic knowledge with this Kahoot! quiz

Kahoot code: 06417859
Let's Play: Jackbox Games!
Wednesday, October 21, 7:30-8:30pm

Play these hysterical games with the TSD staff! Join us via Zoom ID 861 6844 1338 or watch on Twitch.
Let's Play: Fortnite
Thursday, October 22, 7:00-8:00pm

We can play either Fortnite Creative Mode or Fortnite Battle Royale! Add username minniequinnie to play with TSD staff. You can even tune in on Twitch to watch us play.
GRAPHIC NOVEL BOOK CLUB
Tuesday, October 27, 6:00-7:00pm via Zoom
Join Ms. Sam via Zoom to discuss Buffy The Vampire Slayer Vol. 1: High School Is Hell by Jordie Bellaire. If you need help downloading the title, call 631-399-1511 ext. 365.

Zoom ID: 861 5722 4726
WHAT IS THE BEST HALLOWEEN CANDY?
We want to know your favorite candy! Let us know by taking our survey. Tune into our social media pages to find out the ultimate candy ranking! 
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.  
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
PUMPKIN DECORATING
Wednesday, October 21, 4:00pm or 5:00pm
Decorate pumpkins with paint and mod podge.

Registration required. For adults and teens. This event will be outside at the library.
MEET US ON THE ROAD
Wednesday, October 21, 5:30pm

Thursday, October 22, 10:00am

Weather permitting. Remember to wear sunblock and bug spray if needed. Face masks are required but may be removed when 6 feet distance is maintained between patrons from different households.
SMALL BUSINESS VISION SERIES: CREATING A SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY
Tuesday, October 20, 7:00-8:30pm via Zoom
Have a small business or thinking of starting one? Learn how to develop your social media marketing strategy. Register now.

Registration required. To register, click the above link or call 631-399-1511 ext. 240.
JOB AND CAREER COUNSELING
Get one-on-one help with resumes, job searches, interviewing techniques, and explore career options with our Career Counselor via telephone. Book your appointment online for Thursday, October 22 at 6:00pm, 7:00pm, or 8:00pm. You may also register by calling 631-399-1511 ext. 240.
 
Registration is required. MMSCL cardholders only.
LITERACY SERVICES
EARLY VOTING
Registered voters may cast their vote at the polls beginning this Saturday, 10/24 at various locations throughout Suffolk County, including the Mastic Recreation Community Center, located at 15 Herkimer St. in Mastic. 
CUSTOMER RESOURCE SERVICES
ONLINE LIBRARY CARD SIGNUP

Now you can sign up for a new card, replace a lost card, or renew your library card online.
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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