If you haven't set a date to get your flu shot, how about next Tuesday at the library? Read more below, then check out our offerings for Teens and Adults. And don't miss all of the great activities from the Children's Department, including Craft Kits and a letter-of-the-week activity pack!
We wish you a happy and healthy start to the new school year. Stay smart and safe, and we'll see you soon.
~ South Country Library
P.S. Just checking...you know we're open, right? Weekdays 9:30 - 9:00, and Saturdays 9:30 - 5:00. One-hour in-building limit to use a computer and/or browse and borrow from our collections, as long as you're wearing a face mask and stay socially-distanced. Thanks!
Notice: Sunday Hours
The library will not be reopening on Sundays for the remainder of 2020, due to operations changes made in response to COVID-19.
Come to the Library to get your Flu Shot!
Tuesday, September 15, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
We've partnered with CVS to hold a walk-up flu-shot clinic in our parking lot. Masks are required and social distance must be maintained.If able, please print and complete this form before coming to the clinic (copies will also be available on-site). For questions, please contact CVS Pharmacy at 631-654-0329.
Clinic is available to those who have health insurance. If you do not have health insurance, we encourage you to visit your local CVS or other pharmacy to pay for a flu shot ($40-50 per regular dose / $70-80 per high dose for seniors).
Do you feel that hint of crispness in the air?
That means we're getting close to the...
Bellport Village Annual
Registration for families of all ages begins on Monday, September 14. To register, call Village Hall at 631-286-0327.
Paint Chip Calendar Kit Available starting Wednesday, September 16 Create a reusable calendar to help you keep track of all of your activities. Kit contains the materials and instructions needed to create the craft. Click here to register.
Game Night: UNO Thursday, September 17, 5:30 pm Join Ms. Kathleen for a virtual game of Uno! Click here to register.
Teen Book Club Monday, September 28, 4:30 PM
Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed by Laurie Halse Anderson
Register here to join us for a discussion of this new graphic novel by Laurie Halse Anderson. With new battles to be fought and new friends to be made, Wonder Woman must redefine what it means to belong, to be an Amazon, and to make a difference.
Diane Robinson hosts this interactive workshop with the goal of educating hard-working families on simple concepts that can improve their financial future. Enjoy the opportunity to have a complimentary, customized financial game plan (Financial Needs Analysis) created in the comfort of your home.
To register, please email email@example.com with the subject “Money” and note which time you wish to attend in order to receive a link to join the workshop.
Virtual Chair Yoga
Monday, September 14, 10:00 AM
Join Kristen Orsini for a rejuvenating hour of chair yoga with breath work for mind/body tension and stress release.Register hereto receive the link to join the session.
The Grotesque 10: Amazing Architectural Sculpture from Ten American Colleges & Universities
Thursday, September 24, 7:00 PM
Mathew Duman presents a virtual journey to 10 universities around the country, through photos of unique grotesques and gargoyles roosting on academic buildings - a style of architecture known as Collegiate Gothic. Get a taste of the variety of ornament, history, and humor these campuses have to offer!Register hereto receive the link to join the presentation.
Virtual Books & Bagels
Saturday, September 26, 10:00 AM
The Sun Also Rises
by Ernest Hemingway
Copies are available to download through Live-brary’s Overdrive/Libby or you can borrow a copy in Print, Large Print, or Book on CD through interlibrary loan.
Walk-in or call us at 631-286-0818. Limit 2 packs per visit.
For South Country Library cardholders only.
PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES
As of September 8, the Children's Department is fully open for browsing. There will be no toys or games. Three internet/typing computers will be available for kids to use.The Grab-and-Go model is still in effect.
Congratulations to Sophie and her family for winning of our Book Cover Contest!
Thank you to everyone who entered the contest.
Storytime! live via Zoom
Mondays at 4:00 PM,
starting September 14
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "Storytime" and we’ll email you the Zoom link to participate.
Letter of the Week Kit New letter every Wednesday Each week will feature a different letter. Kit includes a letter craft, activity sheets, and letter cut-outs. Recommended for age 5 & younger.
Are you looking for the links to resources from previous issues, or want to access the pre-September issues? Click here for our storage page (en español). Note that this page will not be updated, so some resources are or will become obsolete.