Despite reopening we are still not having any in-person programs, however we are still offering some great programs virtually! Check them out below, click on the name of the program for registration/attendance information.
For recordings of some of our previous programs, check out our YouTube Channel.
Weekly Trivia Challenge: Join us weekly for a fun trivia challenge!
7/13-7/15 – Finish the Lyric – Can you finish the lyrics to these famous songs? Game Pin: 04442296
7/20-7/22 – Olympics – How well do you know the Olympics? Game Pin: 06242036
Enrichment Craft: Fairy Glow Jars
Create jars with glowing light that looks like you captured fairies.
Please let us know of any allergies or specific accommodations needed. Call or stop by the Reference Desk with your library card to register. Pick-up begins July 1. While supplies last.
Virtual Tai Chi via Zoom: Thursday, July 8, 10-11 a.m.
Jim Cummings teaches the 24 movements of the Beijing Tai Chi form. Learn the fundamental movements as well as theory; improve balance, stability and overall health. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and soft-soled shoes.
Drought Tolerant Gardens via Zoom: Thursday, July 15, 7-8 p.m.
Do you have a sunny, dry landscape with a limited water supply? Learn from stories of success and failure, like the examples of the Medford Train Station and adjacent 9-11 Memorial Garden, in coping with a harsh environment and which plants will thrive in a similar environment.
Virtual Chair Yoga via Zoom: Monday, July 19, 10-11 a.m.
Join Kristen Orsini for a rejuvenating hour with breath work for mind/body tension and stress release. Register:
Skin Cancer Prevention via Zoom: Thursday, July 22, 7-8 p.m.
Summer is great but the sun increases the risk of skin cancer, the most common cancer. Stony Brook Med. expert Dr. Anna Bahson teaches the importance of sun safety and signs, risks and prevention strategies of skin cancer.
Food for Fabulous Skin via Zoom: Thursday, July 29, 7-8 p.m.
Learn top tips your dermatologist won’t say for healthy, youthful, radiant skin. Some foods are critical for beautiful skin and others can harm it.
Curbside Pickup: You can request materials through the library catalog and then, when we inform you that they’re ready, you can reserve a time slot for curbside pickup! You can also call us at any time to have materials set aside and schedule your pickup over the phone. Click here for more information.
Print From Home: You can submit print jobs through our website and arrange for contactless curbside pickup of your prints. Click here for more information.
Parking Lot Wi-Fi: The library is pleased to announce that we have expanded our WiFi access throughout the library parking lot. If you or someone you know is in need of internet access, come by anytime. There is no password, just connect to our network and agree to the wireless policy. We expect all users (whether by car, bike or on foot) to follow social distancing protocols at all times or we will be unable to continue the service. If you experience any difficulties, please contact us via email, chat or phone.
Seed Library: We’re excited to share that our Seed Library is still open! You can pick up seeds from the library by calling us us to request 2 seed packets per visit, we’ll set up a day and time for you to come pick them up and we’ll bring them out to your car.
Resume & Cover Letter Assistance: We’re pleased to offer free resume and cover letter assistance during this time! Fill out the form, attach your resume and/or cover letter and our newsletter editor will review it, proofread it and email you with any suggestions for how it can be improved. We know when this pause is over, many will be looking for work and we hope this service will help you land back on your feet!
New Digital Resource: Creativebug: We’re excited to share that you now have access to Creativebug, a collection of thousands of arts and crafts videos! You’ll find videos for fiber crafts such as knitting and crocheting (complete with downloadable pdf instructions), painting, paper crafts, jewelry, kids projects (like galaxy slime and astro origami) and so much more!
Reading Suggestions for Libby and Hoopla: Our librarians are recommending some fantastic books to read digitally from home while the library is closed. Check them out!