Item of the Week From the East Hampton Library Long Island Collection

The Springs Improvement Society’s 86th Fisherman’s Fair will be held on Saturday. Durell Godfrey

We are one of the few mammals that engages in combat
A pygmy pilot whale was found beached east of Shagwong Point in Montauk in May 2016 along with another smaller whale. Victoria Bustamante

"You could certainly smell it." — Chief Harbormaster Ed Michels

Shopping and literature are not dissimilar; both deal in dreams
Tim Cree/Creepwalk Media

The Asian longhorned beetle wreaks havoc on forests and street trees. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation