Digital Services Department
& Customer Resource Services (CRS) eNewsletter
August 4, 2020
WE WANT YOU TO SUMMER WITH US!
Yes, you read that correctly, we want you to SUMMER WITH US! Summer is nearly over, but you can still sign up to SUMMER WITH US! Participants are entered into weekly drawings for prizes!
VIRTUAL MUSEUM TOURS
With just your library card, Flipster gives you access to more magazines than you can even imagine! For our favorite little patrons, we recommend the June/July 2020 National Geographic Kids edition, which explores seven different species of sharks. For the salt-water fishing enthusiast in your life, we recommend Salt Water Sportsman!  
EXPLORE YOUR COMMUNITY!

It is time to learn about the William Floyd Estate with Donna, as she shares 5 facts about this historical location that is in Mastic Beach. Remember when you explore local historical spots within our community to tag your adventures with #MMMHistoryMap. Happy Exploring!
THE LIBRARY IS NOW OPEN
If you missed the library, then look no more...the building is now open for you to browse our shelves and checkout at the front desk, or at a self-checkout. Before you visit, please read the guidelines for your safety, as well as the safety of your fellow community members and library staff.

Curbside Pickup Now Available

Do you miss the feel of a library book? You'll be happy to hear that curbside pickup is now available! Request items here or by calling us at 631-399-1511. When your items are ready, you’ll be able to schedule a pickup. We have walk-up and drive-up spots for your convenience, and you will be sure to leave a happy camper!
OUR BOOK DROPS ARE OPEN 24/7

Our outdoor book drops are open and waiting for your items. Simply place them inside the drop where they will be quarantined for 72 hours before being returned. No need to worry about overdue fees, they will be waived!  
WANT TO JOIN LEX AND CHARLIE IN THE NEXT
"CHECK IT OUT!" VIDEO?

We want to feature you, our amazing patrons, in our CHECK IT OUT! episodes. Follow the form below and submit your videos to checkitout@communitylibrary.org.

Videos should include:
  1. Your name.
  2. One piece of info (e.g., where you're from or are currently, how long you've been a patron, your favorite thing about the library, what summer activity you are currently participating in, etc.)
  3. Our famous signoff-CHECK! IT! OUT!
Example: "My name is Lex, I'm currently soaking up the sun at Smith Point Beach, and I'm reminding you to Check! It! Out!"
Have a question about your library card?
Call us: 631-399-1511 x2 (if we don’t answer, please leave a voicemail, we’ll call you back within 1 business day) 
Or
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.

library entrance
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