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Alexander Boyd 072516

The Olympics have arrived. Not in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but in little Mattituck.

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Mattituck library director Kay Zegel. (Credit: Rachel Young)

Mattituck library director Kay Zegel is retiring at the end of April. (Credit: Rachel Young)

For the past 24 years, Mattituck-Laurel Library director Kay Zegel has been guided by the philosophy that the institution first and foremost belongs to the community. She and her staff are merely its keepers.

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Gail Horton. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file)

Gail Horton. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file)

The Mattituck Historical Society is presenting “Mermaids: Tales of Greenport” on Wednesday at Mattituck-Laurel Library.

Gail Horton will also share a PowerPoint presentation of hand-hooked rugs.

Refreshments will be served. The event starts at 7 p.m.

For more information, contact Lauren at 631-298-8431.