October 26, 2021

Baby

Make Baby Yours

Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library Publishes Weekly ENewsletter For August 16

The beautiful ocean and white sand beach at Smith Point County Park offers a scenic backdrop for the 5K Run for Literacy. We are pleased to announce this year’s race is taking place in-person, and virtually, on September 11, 2021. For more information and to register, visit our registration page.

Interested in being a sponsor and promoting your business? Click here for more information.

SUMMER WITH US – WEEK 8

Road Trip on down to the library, where you can use the Kodak Picture Scanner to digitize your cherished photos. For more information, call 631-399-1511.

SUMMER WITH US journals are back! Use your journal to document all the fun you have this summer- doodle, start a diary, list the books you read, collect stickers, or keep track of the library programs you attend. Earn a raffle ticket each time you show us something from your journal! Pick up your journal starter pack in the Children’s Department today.

@ THE LIBRARY & IN-PERSON PROGRAMS
To register for events, click the corresponding links or call 631-399-1511 ext. 260.

Cross Stitching
Tuesday, August 17, 3:30-5:00pm (Children entering grades K-3)
Tuesday, August 17, 5:30-7:00pm (Children entering grades 4-7)

Join Ms. Hillary for cross stitching fun! Click the above dates to register.

Teachers’ Story Corner

Wednesday, August 18, 6:00-7:00pm

Listen to stories read by your William Floyd School District teachers. All are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Steam Fun Fridays
Friday, August 20, 3:00-4:00pm

Join Ms. Hillary for a STEAM project! Children entering grades 3-6. Click here to register.

Clay Pot Garden Gnomes
Friday, August 20, 4:30-5:30pm

Tweens can make their own clay pot garden gnome at the library! Click here to register. Children entering grades 4-7.

Cross Stitching
Tuesday, August 17, 3:30-5:00pm Children entering grades K-3.
Tuesday, August 17, 5:30-7:00pm Children entering grades 4-7.

Join Ms. Hillary for cross stitching fun! Click the above dates to register.

Babies Boogie
Saturday, August 21, 11:00-11:30am

Enjoy tons of wiggles and giggles while moving and grooving together! Click here to register. Babies birth-23 months with an adult.

Toddlers Tango
Saturday, August 21, 12:00-12:30am

Enjoy tons of wiggles and giggles while moving and grooving together! Click here to register. Babies birth-23 months with an adult.

Locker Decoration Crafts
Tuesday, August 24, 3:00-4:00pm

Join Ms. Hillary for a STEAM project! Children entering grades 3-6. Click here to register.

ON THE ROAD

Water Play @ Shirley Beach Spray Park
Friday, August 20, 11:00am-12:00pm and
Friday, August 27, 11:00am-12:00pm

Meet up with library staff for interactive water play at Shirley Beach! Families with children entering grades 7 and younger. Click the above dates to register.

Sandcastles @ Smith Point Beach
Wednesday, August 18, 5:30-6:30pm and
Monday, August 23, 5:30-6:30pm

Families with children entering grades 7 and younger.

Meet up with library staff on the sand at Smith Point Beach for sandcastles and Summer With Us fun!

Wrack Line Scavenger Hunt @ Smith Point
Wednesday, August 19, 5:30-7:00pm

Have you noticed the line of shells and seaweed running along the sand that is left behind by the high tide? That’s called the wrack line, and it’s full of interesting things that you probably never even knew were there! Join a Fire Island National Seashore Park Ranger at FINS Smith Point to learn about the fascinating aquatic life that washes up on shore. Click here to register. Families with children entering grades K-6.

GRAB & GO
Begin your school year with a craft and fun goody bag! Click on the child’s entering grade to register. Registration begins on 8/23.

Entering Pre-K
Entering 2nd Grade
Entering 3rd Grade

Entering Kindergarten
Entering 1st Grade

PARENTS & CAREGIVERS

Pasta Picnic @ Suffolk County Farm
Monday, August 30, 12:00-3:00pm

Pack a lunch and wear comfortable clothing because we’re going on a hayride, feeding animals, doing a craft, enjoying lunch. Prepare to have fun! Click here to register or call 631-399-1511 ext. 260. This program is specifically for grandparents raising their grandchildren.

@ THE LIBRARY & IN PERSON

Get Crafty
Monday, August 16, 4:00-5:00pm

Make marbled pencils using a fun acrylic paint method! Drop in, no registration required. While supplies last.

Crafting with Keith
Monday, August 16, 7:00-8:00pm

Drop in and hang out with Keith to create art with our perler beads. Drop in, no registration required.

Trivia Tuesday
Tuesday, August 17, 6:00-7:00pm

Visit the Teen Department to test your Stranger Things knowledge! No registration necessary.

Makerspace Workshop: Sewing 101
Thursday, August 19, 4:00-5:00pm

Learn the basics of machine sewing and sew a cute mini pillow. Click here to register or call 631-399-1511 ext. 365.

llustrators Workshop
Friday, August 20, 4:00-5:00pm

Draw, paint, sketch, and explore art with fellow artists and Mr. Casper! Click here to register or call 631-399-1511 ext. 365.

Theatre Camp Performance
Friday, August 20, 6:00-7:30pm

Come watch our talented teens perform what they have been working on during theatre camp!

NOSE IN A BOOK BOX

This month’s Nose in a Book Box includes Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan, along with various goodies. To receive a box, call 631-399-1511 ext. 365. While supplies last.


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