Firefighter Storytime in Ryder’s Garden
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Firefighter Storytime in Ryder’s Garden

Ages 4-6. Registration not required. Wednesday, May 11 at 3:45pm. Come hear from Max, a junior volunteer firefighter and library intern. He'll show you his gear, share what he does as a firefighter and read fabulous firefighter books.

April 29, 2022
Book Tournament-Champion
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Book Tournament-Champion

The winner of the most popular book in Larchmont for this past year is Anxious People by Fredrik Backman. Thanks to everyone who voted! If you haven't read it yet place a hold on the book or download it on Libby.

April 05, 2022
Library Enters Full Service Era
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Library Enters Full Service Era

Inspired by our popular distribution of free Covid 19 tests, the Library is taking the next step - free blood tests! “Like all new services, the introduction of this one did have some teething pains,” Library Director Laura Eckley said. A shortage of patron volunteers ...

April 01, 2022
Locust Plague Delays Lower Level Reopening
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Locust Plague Delays Lower Level Reopening

First there was the flood. Now, just when we were seeing a light at the end of the tunnel, a plague of locusts has further delayed restoration efforts. “I cannot tell you how disappointed I am,” said Library Director Laura Eckley. “After months of waiting, ...

April 01, 2022
Finally! New High-rise Garage Solves Parking Problems
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Finally! New High-rise Garage Solves Parking Problems

Complaints about the Library’s lack of parking began immediately after trolley service on Larchmont Avenue was discontinued in 1927. No more! Our new rooftop parking garage provides 50 spaces spread over five stories. “It was one of the trickier jobs I’ve ever had, both from ...

April 01, 2022
Books, Who Needs ‘Em?
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Books, Who Needs ‘Em?

“Actual books are a total pain in the neck,” said Head of Reference Liam Hegarty. “You’ve got to catalog them, label them, put them on a shelf (in a specific place no less) and then you’ve got to keep track of them when someone borrows ...

April 01, 2022
Book Tournament-The Final Four
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Book Tournament-The Final Four

Thanks to everyone who voted in the previous rounds.  Now it time to vote for a champion.  The winner and the most popular book in Larchmont for the past year will be announced on April 5th. In celebration of March Madness, we put the 16 most ...

March 28, 2022
National Book Critics Circle Award Winners
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National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

Among the most prestigious literary prizes in the United States, the National Book Critics Circle Award 'stand outs' because the recipients are chosen by book critics, rather than authors or academics. Founded in 1974, the National Book Critics Circle is made up of more than ...

March 23, 2022
Book Tournament
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Book Tournament

Tired of of hearing about all of those other brackets?  Now, it's your turn to vote on your favorite book, NCAA-tournament style! Filling out our Book Tournament bracket.  In celebration of March Madness, we put the 16 most checked out books of the past year ...

March 16, 2022
FIVE TOWNS: ONE BOOK Progress Report
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FIVE TOWNS: ONE BOOK Progress Report

Two of the five events have already passed for 5 Towns 1 Book! They went very well. We engaged about 100 people both in person and virtually. If you missed them they are here: FEBRUARY 17th - Chapter 8 FEBRUARY 27th - Chapter 10 There are still 2 ...

March 01, 2022