Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library Publishes Weekly ENewsletter For August 30

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.


Join Ms. Hillary weekly for a different STEAM project. Grades 3-6.

Babies Boogies
Saturday, September 4, 11:00-11:30am

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

Toddlers Tango
Saturday, September 4, 12:00-12:30pm

Toddlers will experience a high energy creative music and movement program. Click here to register. Children ages 2-5 years with their adult.

Bilingual Storytime for Preschoolers/Cuento Bilingüe Para Preescholares
Saturday, September 18, 9:45-10:30am

Enjoy storytime and songs with your preschooler. Children ages 2-4 years with their adult./ Disfrute la hora de cuento y canciones con sus niños en edad preescolar. De 2 a 4 años. Registration begins on 9/1.

Bilingual Storytime for Preschoolers/Cuento Bilingüe Para Preescholares
Saturday, September 18, 10:45-11:30am

Enjoy storytime and songs with your school age children. Children ages 5-8 years./Disfrute la hora de cuento y canciones con sus niños en edad escolar. De 5 a 8 años. Registration begins on 9/1.


National Wildlife Day @ Wertheim
Friday, September 4, 10:30-11:30am

Meet Ms. Hillary at Wertheim Wildlife Refuge for a self-guided stroll and introduction to local wildlife. Weather permitting. Click here to register. Families with at least one child birth-grade 7.

Messy Meetups @ Southaven Park
Wednesdays, September 8, 15, 22, 29, 10:00-11:00am

Come explore the new “Forest School” trend with your little ones with this all-weather program. Registration begins on 9/1. For 2-5 years old with their adult. Siblings welcome.


Parenting A Second Time Around In-Person
Monday, September 20, 6:30-7:30pm

Join our support group for grandparents raising grandchildren, where you will receive information, support, and resources to help you navigate the challenges of raising your grandchild. Childcare is available, but you must call 631-399-1511 ext. 377 in advance. Registration begins on 9/6.

Positive Parenting
Wednesdays, September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, November 3, 6:00-7:00pm

Learn how to set healthy boundaries, discipline without punishment, and treat your children with respect, so that they will respect you. Sessions are designed for both mandated (certificate included) and non-mandated parents. You must provide an email so the Zoom link can be emailed to you. Registration begins on 9/8.


To register for events, click the corresponding links or call 631-399-1511 ext. 365.

Crafting with Keith
Monday, August 30, 7:00-8:00pm

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

Graphic Novel Book Club
Tuesday, August 31, 4:00-5:00pm

This month we will be discussing Lumberjanes. Click here for your digital copy and visit the Teen Department to discuss with Ms. Sam. Drop in! No registration required.

Art Club
Wednesday, September 1, 6:00-7:00pm

Come down to the Teen Department to work on your art projects with the art cart, while chatting with your friends. Drop in! No registration required.

Puzzle Night
Thursday, September 2, 6:00-7:00pm

Come hang out with Ms. Erica and work on a cool jigsaw puzzle together. Drop in! No registration required.

Illustrators Workshop
Friday, September 3, 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.

Game On
Friday, September 3, 6:00-7:30pm

Teens in grades 6-12, the library is open just for you on Friday night, after hours! Make new friends or join old friends while you play video games or use the computer. Click here to register.


Nose in a Book Box
This month’s box includes a copy of The Apprentices by Maile Melo. Click here to sign up.

This press release was produced by the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library. The views expressed are the author’s own.

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