Interested in reading the stuff that won a Pulitzer this year? We’ve got you covered. There’s a display in the Main Reading Room of the winning books (and the finalists). Can’t make it to the Library? You can see the display with links to the catalog right here online. But that’s not all. What about the winning newspaper and magazine articles? Read more…
Congratulations to the Honey Buns; the winning team at the 2018 Larchmont Spelling Bee! The Bee was held this past Sunday, April 15, and took place before a standing-room-only crowd. The Honey Buns members are Jessie Gilbert, Benita Klugman, and Madeline Gilbert. The winning word was “Cedilla”. We also want to thank all the teams who participated, our master-of-ceremonies and judges, and everyone who came out to root for their favorite team! The BEE is sponsored by the Friends of the Larchmont Public Library.
There will be a Public Hearing on Monday, April 23 at 2:00pm in the Village Center, sponsored by the New York State Public Service Commission. The hearing will address the 2018 storms and the resulting power outages. The hearing is open to the public.
There are still some slots available for Catherine Wald‘s discussion series, What Do We Know About Vietnam? The two part program uses stories from The Other Side of Heaven: Postwar Fiction by Vietnamese and American Writers, edited by Wayne Karlin, Le Minh Khue and Truong Vu to teach us about a war whose wounds persist a half-century later in the American and Vietnamese consciousness. Copies of the book are available on the Book Group Shelf. Sign up online.
Jump ahead of your neighbors! Below are lists of books and dvds we’ve ordered but have not yet received. Click on “check our catalog” to place a hold. If you’d like a weekly email with updated orders go to the signup page, choose the categories you are interested in and enter your email.