We’ve got a survey for you
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We’ve got a survey for you

We are ramping up the restoration of limited onsite services. You can help us prioritize our future efforts (and also give us feedback on how we did in the past) by filling out our survey. There are no required questions, so it shouldn’t take too ...

June 02, 2020
Monday is Memorial Day
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Monday is Memorial Day

Which means that we are going to be even more closed than we have been recently. Our Reference librarians have the day off and will not be answering phone calls between 10am and 4pm. They will also not be monitoring the  larchmontlibrary@wlsmail.com account as assiduously ...

May 22, 2020
Current Situation
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Current Situation

Eagle-eyed patrons may have noticed the recent appearance of a red “Current Situation”  link at the top of our webpage, right next to the all-important Catalog and Your Account tab. Use the Current Situation page to find most of the posts we’ve put on our ...

May 19, 2020
Could you help us out?
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Could you help us out?

Although we are still a ways off from returning to anything like business as usual, we are planning for that wonderful day. Please go through your account and cancel holds on everything you don’t want anymore. This will ease the burden on the staff and, ...

May 12, 2020
Why Zoom?
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Why Zoom?

We have been asked a fair bit recently about our choice of Zoom for our online book groups etc. It is not a perfect platform and there are some valid concerns about its security. This post will explain why we chose to use Zoom, why ...

April 28, 2020
Help for Book Groups
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Help for Book Groups

The fact we are all in our separate homes does not mean we can’t get together to engage in one of life’s great pleasures, talking about books. It is something we have always supported, either through our own book clubs like New Futurians, Short & ...

April 22, 2020
Zoom!
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Zoom!

It occurred to us that people might feel intimidated by Zoom, the technology we are using for most of our online programs. Although it was new to most of us, we’ve been using it for staff meetings since we went online on March 13. Even ...

April 08, 2020