or request being added by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Fines have resumed for
all Adult materials.
All Juvenile and YA materials
will continue to be fine free.
Other libraries' rules may differ.
We encourage you to continue to
Grab & Go when visiting the Library.
MASK WEARING REMAINS MANDATORY
FOR PATRONS & STAFF ALIKE.
MONDAY - THURSDAY: 9 AM - 9 PM
FRIDAY: 9 AM - 6 PM
SATURDAY & SUNDAY: 1 - 5 PM
Limited computer terminals for all ages are open for use.
Faxing is available at the Circulation Desk.
Scanning is available on the third floor.
Copy Machines are available for self use.
Thank you for your continued patience and support.
Where do I return my mobile hotspot? At the 3rd floor IT Desk. MOBILE HOTSPOTS MAY NOT BE RETURNED IN ANY BOOK DROP! Overdue Mobile Hotspots will have their service turned off promptly.
Where do I return museum passes? Only at the 2nd floor Adult Services Desk.
Where do I return all other items? Return at Book Drops, our "WINDOW" and the CIRCULATION DESK. Please look for the "OPEN" and "CLOSED" signs on the book drop. The "window" is located next to the main entrance. Checking out on your visit? Best to return your materials directly to the Window or the Circulation Desk. BOOK DROPS AT: Wesley Hills Town Hall, Eugene Levy Memorial Park & Hillcrest Shopping Plaza are now open DAILY.
What if the book drop is full? Please hold on to your materials and return again another time. DO NOT LEAVE ANY LIBRARY MATERIALS OUTSIDE THE DROP BOXES. Any material that is stolen or damaged by the elements because they were left outside a drop box will be charged to the borrowing patron.
When will the item come off my account? As quickly as possible. WE ARE NO LONGER QUARANTINING RETURNED MATERIALS!
Will I be charged fines if the item is overdue? Fines will resume for all adult materials starting September 1. Juvenile and YA material will continue to be fine free. FINE FREE DOES NOT MEAN HOLDING ON TO ITEMS UNTIL FEES RESUME. Please return your materials in a timely fashion so other library patrons may enjoy them. If an item is overdue 50 days after the latest check out date, the item will automatically be changed to LOST. If fines are over $10, your account will be blocked, you will not be able to place new holds or download materials.
THANK YOU FOR TAKING GOOD CARE OF YOUR BOOKS!
The Circulation Department is here to assist you with any questions you may have regarding your account. You can call us at extension 250 or email us at email@example.com.
YOUTH SERVICES NEWS
The Great Giveback:
This year, our Teen Advisory Board has decided to collect
school supplies that will once again benefit our ESL students
and their families. The donation bin will be placed in the Children's room from October 16 through November 1.
Patrons can drop off new school supplies such as notebooks,
pens, pencils, erasers, water bottles, lunchboxes,
backpacks, or other school supplies.
Fall Virtual Programs for Kids:
Reading Circle Tuesdays & Thursdays (10/19-12/9), from 4-5 pm
Reading Circle is an interactive Zoom program. School-age children will read with a teen volunteer. The volunteer will read to the children, but will also ask for volunteers to sound out words, read a sentence or a page, and more.
Register once and receive the link for each drop-in session.
Join us for a fall, fun filled storytime with music and more for ages 2-4 (baby siblings welcome). Pick up books to read-along, and craft/activity materials for each week, the Monday prior to each session. Then “Zoom” into storytime!
DIY Keychains w/ Tinkercad Wednesday, October 27 at 7pm over Zoom Have you ever wanted to make a 3D printed item but didn’t know where to start? Learn how to make a simple, custom keychain using Tinkercad, a free web-based design tool. We’ll meet live over Zoom so you’ll be able to follow along at home and ask questions if you get stuck. Your submitted projects will be printed using the library’s own 3D printers. We’ll let you know when it’s ready for pickup!
Culinary Class: Plant-Forward Cooking Tuesday, October 5 @ 7:00 P.M.
Nourish Yourself with the Goodness of Plants Plant-forward dishes are vibrant and delicious, and they can nourish us in many ways. With this versatile and sustainable approach to food, you don’t necessarily have to exclude meat, but rather allow plants to take center stage. In this class you will learn to incorporate more vegetables, beans, fruits, whole grains, and other plants into your meals through satisfying recipes, methods of preparation, and practical lifestyle strategies.
We are pleased to offer the free, FDA approved Pfizer vaccine to everyone over the age of 12 years old. If you register in advance, you can avoid waiting on line! This pop-up clinic is sponsored by Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick.
Collette Fournier - Retrospective: Spirit of a Peopleple Thursday, October 14 @ 7:00 P.M.
A historic embodiment of four decades of Fournier’s photography archives. Fournier’s serial works explore themes of The Amistad: From Mystic Seaport to Nova Scotia, Post Hurricane Katrina, Travels to West Africa, and her community. Fournier has worked as a staff photographer for The Rockland Journal-News, The Bergen Record, about…time magazine, and freelanced for The New York Post.
Michael's Legacy: Transcending Life & Death Sunday, October 17 @ 2:00 P.M.
This is the true story of Michael Bovill, a twenty-three-year-old active duty member of the United States Coast Guard, who died in a motorcycle accident. Michael’s heart, lungs, liver and kidneys were donated to five recipients. This is the story of how Michael lives on, not only in the recipient’s lives, but in those that Michael’s story has touched. Through the stories of the organ recipients, Michael’s family and friends, faith leaders, and medical experts, Michael’s Legacy explores the world of organ transplantation, and how one man’s final act of heroism left a lifelong and overwhelmingly positive impact. This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of FML.
This course is online via Zoom ONLY. Completion of this course helps those who attend become better, safer drivers and could help in reduction of violation points on your license and a discount on automobile insurance as per New York guidelines. The Class will be held in two sessions of 3 hours each. By registering for either day, you will automatically be signed up for both classes. You will need to attend both sessions to complete the class.
Local Small Business Relief Program Tuesday, October 19 @ 7:00 P.M.
Please join us for an informative program on what resources are currently being offered to local small businesses in terms of federal, state and local relief following the economic effects of the COVID pandemic. The event is being co-sponsored by the Spring Valley Rotary Club and Rotary Means Business.
Presenter: Small Business Administration and Rockland County Economic & Tourism Office
NY Project Hope Support Group Tuesday, October 19 @ 7:00 P.M.
COVID-19 has challenged many aspects of our lives. The Mental Health Association of Westchester is here for you. As part of NY Project Hope, we are offering COVID-19-related emotional support in Rockland County. The trained staff facilitates understanding emotions, sharing coping strategies, connecting to accessible community resources, and working to tailor an educational group session. This program is being co-sponsored by Assemblyman Mike Lawler.
Presenter: NY Project Hope with The Mental Health Association of Westchester
Culinary Class: Seasonal Mocktails Tuesday, October 26 @ 7:00 P.M.
The Art of Non-Alcoholic Mixology: Flavorful and sophisticated non-alcoholic drinks are perfect for entertaining and everyday enjoyment. Learn about the art of making drinks, syrups, infusions, and edible garnishes. We will even explore how to use herbs and spices to approximate the flavors of popular cocktail spirits.
Journey to Hope & Healing: Transforming Trauma Wednesday, October 27 @ 7:00 P.M.
The host of this special program is a world renowned psychiatrist and expert in psychological and biological damage caused by trauma. Dr. James S. Gordon is an outstanding lecturer and author as well as the Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine. This presentation will be filled with practical tools to alleviate stress, anxiety, fear and sleeplessness.
This event will be co-sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
Learn how to make your own origami earrings. Supplies will be provided. This is the first in a series of programs that involve ‘making’, whether that is a craft or utilizing our library Makerspace machines – 3D Printer, Laser Cutter, etc.- it’s all about making something tangible and fun!
Presenter: Jeniffer Rodriguez
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We are very grateful for the generous donation by the Berger family, in memory of Jeffrey Berger, which will enable us to continue expanding
our e-resources such as Hoopla during the pandemic.
Don't forget about our databases like Rosetta Stone, Consumer Reports & Ancestry NY