As usual, we have plenty of great services and activities for you below, so don't miss them! We will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 25, remain closed for Thanksgiving, and reopen at 9:30 AM on Friday, November 27.
Happy Thanksgiving to you & your loved ones.
~ South Country Library
P.S. You can still vote for us every day in theBest of Long Island contest. Scroll down to Education on the left, click on Public Library, and find us near the bottom.
Monday, November 23
Come browse our selection of gently used media:
DVDs, CDs, & Cookbooks.
Each item costs $1, or 5 items for $3, or 10 items for $5.
Our Give or Take Food Pantry
is located in the lobby, and available for those in need to obtain food items anytime the library is open.
We will continue to have a bin in the lobby where non-perishable food donations can be dropped off to help keep the pantry stocked. Thank you for your generous donations!
Annual Winter Warmth Collection
Now through December 14
Please donate new socks, slippers, hats, scarves, gloves, and mittens in any size to the Children's Department. The Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance will distribute them to local families in need.
The Health & Welfare Council of Long Island
is available to help you sign up for health insurance.
For any questions about adult programs, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thriving! Not Just Surviving the Holidays Thursday, November 19, 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Learn tips to avoid overeating and over-stressing this holiday season. This program will provide you with a plan to eat healthier, avoid stress-triggers, engage in self-care, and reintroduce magic back into the holidays. You'll also receive a handout of healthy holiday recipes! Presented by Lisa Zimmerman of Evolve Wellness Health Coaching. Click here to register.
Virtual Books & Bagels
The Cat's Table
by Michael Ondaatje
Book discussion on
Saturday, November 21, 10:00 AM
To register for the Zoom discussion and for any assistance, email email@example.com
Print copies are available to borrow from the Reference Desk.
Making the Most Out of Your Ancestry DNA Results Thursday, December 3, 7:00 PM
DNA test results offer much more than finding out your ethnicity percentage. If you're thinking of using the Ancestry DNA service, attend this program to gain a better understanding of how you inherit your DNA and the difference between your genetic and genealogical family trees.
You will also learn how to analyze DNA matchesand explore the benefits of the Ancestry ThruLines tool.Register here.
TRIVIA for ALL!
Congrats to the winner of the previous games:
JT won both Famous Landmarks ANDWorld War II!
Here are your next two challenges:
Open November 17 - 19
It's Mickey Mouse's 92nd Birthday! How well do you know this iconic little mouse?
Psst...need homework or testing help? Brainfuse has live tutoring hours daily from 10 AM - 11 PM.
The Library has a Notary Public
Call for our notary's availability: 631-286-0818
Social Work Services
Amy Baires is our social work intern from Stony Brook University. She can help with information, referrals, and paperwork for housing, treatment, social services, unemployment, food pantries, and more.
Amy speaks English & habla español.
You can speak with her in person, by phone, or by email. Make an appointment by calling the Reference Desk at (631) 286-0818 ext. 1, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. See usual schedule at right, but please call before coming in to verify Amy's hours.
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.