General Programs

Here’s where you’ll find information about theatrical, musical, and family oriented programs happening at the Montauk Library.

June Is Surfing Month @ the Montauk Library

ON VIEW IN THE LOCAL HISTORY CENTER & MAIN LEVEL Surfing in Montauk: A digital display featuring photographs by members of the community Local history room display case: Surfing Memorabilia from the collection of Tony Caramanico Main level display case: Community Surfing Display ON VIEW IN THE TEEN ROOM Endless Oceans: Video art by Sirad… Read more »

September in the Garden

September Garden Checklist September is a great time to divide perennials and plant fall flowering annuals.  In the vegetable garden, harvest ornamental gourds before the first frost, however, winter squash can withstand a light frost and be harvested after the leaves die and the growth stops. Be sure to collect seeds from zinnias, cosmos, morning… Read more »

The Great Give Back 2021

  Month of October The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide an opportunity for patrons of the Montauk Library to take part in community oriented acts to help others. The Montauk Library will be collecting donations for Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, The Retreat and the Montauk Food Pantry. ACCEPTABLE ITEMS… Read more »

Montauk Library Seed Exchange- Seed Collection

Beginning September 27 Bring in seeds from your summer harvest! If you were able to grow and harvest flowers or vegetables, especially if your seeds were from the Montauk Library Seed Exchange, consider donating some of the seeds back to the Seed Exchange for next year’s sustainability. See the Seed Saving Guide for directions on how… Read more »

Twenty Years Later: World Trade Center 9/11

In honor and remembrance of September 11, 2001, we have compiled a list of books, events and resources to mark the twenty year anniversary of this day in history.  Let us move forward in hope and peace.   Events: On September 11 at 12:00pm, Suse Lowenstein will invite members of the public to her home… Read more »

LIVE: Wild Underwater Viewing Cams From Around the World

The Montauk Library has found live stream underwater cams from around the world.  These live cams are not in aquariums but in oceans, rivers and bays around the world showing all creatures in their natural habitat. Please remember, these camera lenses are cleaned by divers with water conditions permitting.  If a cam is dirty, try… Read more »

Textile Waste: Upcycling Tshirts and Sheets with Pam Peterson

  As modern society moves more to “disposable” clothing and fast fashion, there is a significant impact on our environment.  In this video, local Montauk resident, Pam Peterson demonstrates how to make “yarn” from old sheets and t-shirts.  She then shows some examples of projects you can create with your new yarn.   Ways we… Read more »

Craftmas Time: Easy Gnome Ornament

  Welcome to Montauk Library Craftmas Time! Follow along as Lisa demonstrates how to make this adorable gnome ornament to add to your holiday home! Please show us how YOU did it, email a photo of your project to:  

The Great Give Back 2020

The Montauk Library will be participating in the Great Giveback this year.  Beginning October 3, we will be collecting items for: ARF, The Retreat, Montauk Food Pantry and the Lion’s Club. This year there are a few restrictions on the types of donations.  Organizations are requesting the following: ARF: Cat and dog toys – especially feather wands, cat dancers… Read more »