or request being added by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
On Friday, November 5, the library will be open from
11 am - 6 pm
(Due to Staff Development)
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 resumed for all adult materials on 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 check out new materials, 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
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!
Re-Imagining the American Songbook Virtual Concert Sunday, November 7 @ 2:00 P.M.
Please join us to enjoy a live musical performance by jazz guitarist Abe Ovadia. Prepare to be serenaded by Abe Ovadia who is a “jazz virtuoso, one of the most innovative guitarists of our time.” Having emerged as one of the preeminent guitarists on the New York City jazz scene, Times Square New York City says, “You can always count on him to happily claim the responsibility of playing some world-class jazz.” He holds a bachelor’s degree from Berklee College of Music, and a master’s from New York University’s highly acclaimed jazz performance program. He is also a recipient of the Best Guitarist of 2016 Award from Hot House Jazz Magazine.
Secrets of the New York City Subways Monday, November 8 @ 7:00 P.M.
Where can one find the most ornate subway station, see hundreds of works of art, and enjoy fun stations where sculptures designed as man-eating alligators come out of manhole covers? In short, this is a fun presentation and lecture of the entire city of New York vis-à-vis the NYC subway system.
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Tuesday, November 9 @ 7:00 P.M.
Do you feel welcomed, calm and warm in your space? Or are you overwhelmed and don’t know where to begin? Reclaim your home, office, or any treasured space in your life with organizational tips from Simply Serene Space. You will learn the basics and rules of the KonMari Method as well as a technique called “Joy Checking.” The goals for the session are to create peaceful space in your home and life!
Culinary Class: The Art of Coziness Tuesday, November 16 @ 7:00 P.M.
The Art of Coziness: Food, Holistic Strategies, and Seasonal Tips for a Cozier Life: Embrace the season in a uniquely cozy way with practical tips to support comfort and happiness at home. We will explore cooking ideas, home décor approaches, and lifestyle strategies that create a warm, joy-filled environment filled with simple pleasures. This class is grounded in cultural approaches to coziness that apply to all of our lives, particularly as we seek new ways to enjoy time at home and celebrate togetherness.
NY Project Hope Support Group Tuesday, November 23 @ 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
Merry Berry Celebration: Cooking with Berries throughout the Holiday Season: Berries add flavor and festive color to holiday dishes from appetizers and drinks to dessert, plus they are packed with healthy goodness. Learn the most flavorful ways to incorporate fresh, frozen, freeze-dried and dried berries plus berry jams and condiments throughout your holiday menu (and everyday dishes!). Join us for a festive celebration of all things bright and merry as we explore all that berries offer, plus pick up tips for relaxed and enjoyable entertaining along the way.
Thirty Tigers artist Robert Cray has been bridging the lines between blues, soul, and R&B for the past four decades, with five Grammy wins and over twenty acclaimed albums. His latest album was recorded at the iconic Capitol Records studios and produced by Steve Jordan. The music is a varied sonic blend of blues, soul, boogaloo, and gospel. Guest artists include Ray Parker Jr. and Steve Perry.
For the first time ever, musicians from every country in the world record together on Together Is Beautiful, the most significant statement of global creative optimism for a generation. The track "Together is Beautiful" was composed by George Fenton (BAFTA award winner & Oscar nominee). He wrote it with the ambition of recording it with one musician from every single country on earth. After 2 years we managed to record all: 197 nationalities; 197 Musicians; 197 Countries; 1 Song; 1 world.
17x GRAMMY-winning, genre-bending musical explorer STING releases new album, Duets. From the melismatic longing of "Desert Rose" (Cheb Mami) and sultry groove of "It's Probably Me" (Eric Clapton) to the uplifting 44/876 (Shaggy), his collaborations have become cornerstones in the canon his music. This special collection features his most beloved duets (Mary J. Blige, Herbie Hancock, Annie Lennox, Melody Gardot & more). Includes brand new song "September" with Zucchero, produced by Sting himself.
The latest in a series of RPO albums showcasing classic recordings by timeless artists in sublime new musical settings. Producers Reedman and Patrick consulted with John Carter Cash, who serves as Executive Producer, in making the career-spanning selection of twelve Johnny Cash master recordings centering the album.
PLUS MUCH MORE!
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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.
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