Digital Services Department
& Customer Resource Services (CRS) eNewsletter
September 2, 2020
A LIBRARY CARD IS THE START OF A LIFELONG ADVENTURE
Woohoo, it is officially our favorite month of the year - Library Card Sign Up Month! Celebrate by getting your very own card today to access books, magazines, movies, music & much more!
It’s easy - visit the library with your picture ID and proof of residency. We’ll mail you your card within the week.
Can’t make it to the library? Community members who need a library card but can't visit the library should email CRS@communitylibrary.org or call 631-801-0270. A library staff member will be in touch to assist you.
MUSEUMS ARE WORMHOLES TO OTHER WORLDS
We are so excited that museums are beginning to reopen and that you now can reserve passes once again! If you have questions, please view our FAQ’s or call us at 631-399-1511.
THIS DAY IN HISTORY
1910: Alice Stebbins Wells became the first American-born woman appointed to the Police Force in Los Angeles based on a civil service exam. Search and request for civil service test booklets to prepare for your future.
1945: Japan signed the document of surrender aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, bringing an end to World War II. Eyewitness to History | World War II tells the first-hand accounts from the men and women who lived and served during the Second World War.
1964: Keanu Reeves was born in Beirut, Lebanon. Watch Henry’s Crime featuring the actor.
1969: America’s first automatic teller machine (ATM) debuted in Rockville Centre, NY. Enjoy current and back issues of Discover Magazine.
1973: J.R.R. Tolkein died at the age of 81 in Bournemouth, EnglandThe Real Middle Earth | Creating the Lord of the Rings is a documentary which explores the world that Tolkein created.
SHAPE YOUR FUTURE
Did you know that when you complete the 2020 Census that you are helping our community get funding and representation? If you have not done so, please complete your census today online or by calling 844-330-2020 (English)/844-468-2020 (Spanish). It is safe, secure and confidential.
The deadline for the 2020 Census is September 30, 2020Click here for more information or by calling 844-330-2020.
EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE
Election day is on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Register to vote, check your voting status or apply for an absentee ballot.
The deadline in New York to register to vote online, by mail or in person is Friday, October 9, 2020
Have a question about your library card?
Call us: 631-399-1511
OR
STAFF PICKS from the Digital Services Department
The Pink Panther (PG)

Steve Martin steps into the shoes of Peter Sellers as the bumbling, world famous Inspector Jacques Clouseau. Clouseau must solve the murder and robbery of a famous soccer coach whose priceless diamond ring, the Pink Panther, was stolen during the crime. A comedy suitable for the whole family with silly humor buoyed by a talented cast including Jean Reno and Beyonce.

Watch Here
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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Library Card Access
If you want to access the Community Library’s online resources, you need a Library barcode number – found on the back of your library card. But if you don’t know your number – or if you’ve never had a card – you can still sign up for a card online.  
Fill out the form here: and follow the directions for a temporary ecard, good for Overdrive through Livebrary.
In 24 hours or less, you’ll receive an email from circulation@communitylibrary.org
asking if you want to upgrade to an MMSCL ecard. Reply YES and we’ll get you started with a full-service ecard. 
This ecard can be used for all online services via www.communitylibrary.org 
407 William Floyd Parkway, Shirley, NY 11967 |  (631) 399-1511