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Caring for the Mind

Caring for the Mind

During this last year we have all faced emotional, mental and physical challenges. Most of us experienced changes in our daily routines, financial pressures and social isolation which affect our mental health. Now more than ever we need to take the time to bring awareness and support individuals suffering from mental illness.   Your Community Librarians are here to help spread the knowledge of effective and supportive services, such as:  Association […]

April is National Autism Awareness Month

April 2 was World Autism Awareness Day. Help spread kindness and increase autism awareness during the month of April.  For resources, services, and a list of local events visit Specialized Autism Support & Information (SASI) –   www.facebook.com/SASILongIsland  The Community Library offers many resources for our adult patrons. Materials available in our Career & Business, general adult collections and digital library collection include such titles as:  […]

U.S. Citizenship Preparation Class

U.S. Citizenship Preparation Class

Becoming a United States citizen is a great honor and privilege. The Literacy Department is proud to have helped over 125 community members achieve their goal of citizenship over the past 10 years. Did you know? The federal agency that oversees immigration is the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Federal oversight of immigration […]

Cultural Connection: Hygge

Cultural Connection: Hygge

Cultures and people around the world often find clever and creative ways to adapt to their environment, which can provide inspiration for others. Let’s take a lesson from Denmark- despite it’s long, cold, and dark winters, it ranks towards the top of the world’s happiest countries. According to the Danes, happiness may be as simple […]

Black History Month 2021

Black History Month 2021

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Also known as African American History Month, the event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. […]

New Year’s Reading

New Year’s Reading

Get out of your reading rut and embrace the inner bookworm in you!   Try out these 8 resolutions to help you kickstart your reading journey for 2021.  Join your local library!   Visit book recommendation sites for book reviews such as Goodreads, Bookish, Shelfari, Amazon or ask your MMSCL Adult Librarian for guidance.   Pick subjects you […]