Forgotten Treasures
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Forgotten Treasures

Part of every librarian’s job is removing older books from the collection to make room for new ones. Sometimes the choice is easy. We don’t need 10+ copies of Where the Crawdads Sing any more, for example. If a book has not circulated over the ...

October 14, 2021
It was 2021’s Banned Books Week!
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It was 2021’s Banned Books Week!

Every September, libraries across the nation celebrate our freedom to read by highlighting books that some people think you shouldn't be allowed to read in your school or library. The list of the challenged books might surprise you. For example, among 2020's ten most challenged ...

September 27, 2021
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September 25th is Comic Book Day!
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September 25th is Comic Book Day!

Come visit the library and see our large young adult and adult graphic novel collections located on the 3rd floor. We also have many graphics for children located in the children's room. If you know what you are looking for you can always search the ...

September 21, 2021
Building update and Sunday hours
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Building update and Sunday hours

Despite the damage our building suffered from Ida, we will proceed with our plans to add Sunday hours (noon to 5pm) starting Sunday, Sept. 19. The Lower Level of the library will remain closed to the public and the Tutor Rooms will not be available ...

September 14, 2021
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Flood related news
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Flood related news

This was originally going to be a post about the Oresman Gallery’s first exhibit since March 2020. The exhibitor, Roxanne Catherine Mapp, spent all day September 1 carefully hanging her paintings and they looked great. We all know what happened that night. Now our Lower ...

September 09, 2021
Is Barack Obama a member of the Friends?
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Is Barack Obama a member of the Friends?

For those of you who wonder where former President Barack Obama gets the books for his Summer Reading List, here's a possible explanation: he might be a member of the Friends of the Larchmont Public Library.  This year's list has two authors who spoke at ...

August 26, 2021
Larchmont Library Wins Best of Westchester 2021
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Larchmont Library Wins Best of Westchester 2021

We are proud to announce that Larchmont Library earned Best Library in Westchester County status in Westchester Magazine's Best of Westchester 2021 issue. Thank you to our patrons for showing their appreciation by voting for our Library! This award is truly special as it comes ...

July 09, 2021
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Magazines are back on Libby!
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Magazines are back on Libby!

After a brief hiatus, electronic magazines are back on Libby/Overdrive. You don't need a Larchmont Library card to access the 3,414 titles- you can access them with a card from any library in the Westchester Library System. For more information, see our Magazines in Libby/Overdrive ...

July 06, 2021