Contact Us


General Contact Information

Telephone: (914) 834-2281 – We surrendered to progress and now have one of those phone systems where you have to choose options. Some popular choices are: extension 2 (Circulation); extension 3 (Reference) and extension 4 (Children’s Room).

Email: – Your email will be viewed by a reference librarian and answered, generally, within 24 hours.

Telecirc: (914) 674-4169 – allows you to renew items, check your account and so on over the phone. However, since you are already online, you might as well do that through the Catalog. It’s easier.

For contact information for our Children’s Room go to the Children’s Contact page.

Library Director





Laura Eckley –

914-834-2281 x 115


Reference Librarians

For reference questions, email us at or call (914) 834-2281 x. 3 during business hours.  As a general rule, it is best to include your 14 digit library card number, particularly when you want us to get something for you.


160919_library_5950_sandra_wong_geroux-edit-edit-editLiam Hegarty –

Head of Reference  – at LPL since 2002. Responsible for Reference, Local History, Music, Speculative Fiction (SciFi and Fantasy), the ooos (yes, there is such a thing. It’s mostly computing),the 500s (Math and Science), the 900s (History except for Travel) the 340s (Law) and the Web page

(914) 834-2281 x. 114


Frank Connelly –

Reference Librarian – at LPL since 2001. Responsible for  Fiction (except Science Fiction), Mysteries, the 200s (religion),  audiobooks and eBooks

(914) 834-2281 x. 121

paul-b-1-webPaul Doherty –

Reference Librarian – at LPL since 2001. Responsible for Adult programming, Periodicals, Graphic Novels, Sports, Travel, the 300s (except Law), DVDs and Blu-Rays

(914) 834-2281 x. 121



Alex Gaete –

Reference Librarian – joined LPL in January 2017 after working for seven years at the Hastings-on-Hudson Public Library. Responsible for Biographies,  the 100’s (Psychology and Philosophy) and the 800’s (Literature).

(914) 834-2281 x. 119


June Hesler –

Reference Librarian (part-time) – at LPL 35+ years. Responsible for the 400s (Language), the 600s (Health, Cooking, Business), the 700s (Art  and Design), the Local Author Collection and special programming.

(914) 834-2281 x.3


Teen Librarian







Kim Larsen – (914) 834-2281



Library Publicity


Geoff Colquitt –

After nearly 30 years in the publishing industry, Geoff joined LPL full-time in March 2013 after handling the library’s public relations on a freelance basis from 2010. Geoff manages all publicity and graphic design work for the library and also curates the Oresman Gallery.

(914) 834-2281 x. 116