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  • Return of materials: Mon-Sat 9am to 4:30pm (until 7:30pm on Thursdays). Items are quarantined for at least 72 hours before being checked in and fines will be waived at check in until further notice.
  • Contact us:  Mon-Sat 9-5 (8pm on Thursdays). By phone: 834-2281 X3 for Adult Services and general information, X4 for Children’s Room. Any time by email: larchmontlibrary@wlsmail.org.
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Library News

Upcoming Programs October 25th to November 8th

Our Reference librarian, Frank Connelly, is back on Facebook! This Tuesday, October 27th at 2pm, he will be reading The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving on Facebook live. Have you tried one of our Children’s crafts for ages 3 and up yet? This week’s craft is a Rainy Day Print. If you are interested in picking one up, please sign up by Friday, October 30th. If you’re a teen who wants to help animals, Read more…

Lucky 13th!

The roof construction has moved far enough along so that we can resume onsite services on Tuesday, October 13. We will have regular Curbside Pickup and Browsing by Appointment (including the Children’s Room) hours. There will bins outside for returns from 9am to 4:30pm. We aren’t charging for any overdues, so you don’t have to rush to get things back on Tuesday. Holds sent to us from other libraries will be delayed, as they still have to be quarantined upon arrival here. Librarians will be answering phones at the usual times and hours (914) 834-2281 x.3 for Adult and x4 for the Children’s Room) Finally, if you had something already on the Holds Shelf before we closed for construction, please pick it up by the Wednesday, October 14th. 

Literary Happenings

The National Book Awards finalists have been announced. There are five contenders in each category and the winners will be announced in November. This is a much-anticipated list by avid readers, especially those of adult fiction and non-fiction. Additionally, the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature was just announced. This year, the prize was awarded to an American poet, Louise Glück. Click on Read more… to find titles from Glück as well as the fiction and non-fiction National Book Awards finalists which are available through the Westchester Library System. Happy reading! Read more…

RBdigital Audiobooks are now in Overdrive/Libby

If you’re an avid audiobook listener, we have good news. Rather than having to search in three different places for audiobooks online, now you only have to look in two- Overdrive/Libby and Hoopla. RBdigital audiobooks has been absorbed into Overdrive/Libby which means anything previously available on RBdigital is now there. The changeover began Oct. 7 and may take up to 24 hours to complete. Rbdigital Magazines and RBdigital Entertainment are unchanged.