Adult Services Blog

childrens

Children

View more
tween

Tween

View more
teen

Teen

View more
adults

Adult

View more
digital services

Digital

View more





Carol Luz’s Paintings at Westhampton Free Library

Carol Luz was born in Southampton, New York, and attended Westhampton Beach High School (go Hurricanes!). Carol paints predominantly in oils, but also in watercolors. She received her BFA in Advertising Design/Graphic Design from The Fashion Institute of Technology. Carol has also studied under artists Jock MacRae and M. Christopher Zacharow. She paints in her […]

Read More Carol Luz’s Paintings at Westhampton Free Library
Posted by
August 17, 2017

View the Eclipse Safely

Our eclipse program is full, and the waiting list is full as well. We have no more eclipse glasses available (beyond what we have set aside for the program participants). First, a safety rule: Never look directly at the sun without proper eye protection.  People have gone permanently blind in the past thinking that they […]

Read More View the Eclipse Safely
Posted by
August 17, 2017

You Shouldn’t Take a Selfie During the Solar Eclipse

Social media is full of suggestions regarding how to view the eclipse in the absence of eclipse glasses. One that has been prominent over the weekend is to use your cell phone “selfie” mode. You need the same protections to view an eclipse through your phone as you do with your eyes. “Many people will […]

Read More You Shouldn’t Take a Selfie During the Solar Eclipse
Posted by
August 1, 2017

MOVIES on the GREAT LAWN

  The Outdoor Summer Movie Series begins July 3 on the Great Lawn at the corner of Main Street and Potunk Lane. Movies start at sunset. 7/3   Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 7/10 Ghostbusters – Answer the Call 7/17 Miss Congeniality  7/24 National Treasure 7/31 Rudy 8/7  Sabrina 1995 8/14 Singing in […]

Read More MOVIES on the GREAT LAWN
Posted by
June 22, 2017

Password Requirements

Patrons creating their own passwords for library accounts are required to use a password that fits all of the following criteria: Passwords must be a minimum of eight (8) characters in length. Passwords must contain at least one number and one letter. Passwords must not contain common trivial patterns. For example: A character that is […]

Read More Password Requirements
Posted by
June 12, 2017

Display Case in June: Botanical Artist Rose Pellicano

  Rose Pellicano began to focus on botanical painting in 1993 and since then her work has appeared in ASBA exhibitions at the Horticultural Society of New York, United States Botanic  Garden, Washington D.C., the New York Botanic Garden , the Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis , The Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. , The Royal […]

Read More Display Case in June: Botanical Artist Rose Pellicano
Posted by
June 9, 2017

The Art Gallery in June: Dee McMeekan

Dee McMeekan, a professional dog portraitist who’s work appears in major publications, including Newsday, National Geographic and Sports Illustrated for which she photographs the Westminster Dog Show.

Read More The Art Gallery in June: Dee McMeekan
Posted by
June 1, 2017

Protecting Yourself from Ransomware

If you have been watching the news you have heard about WannaCry wreaking havoc worldwide. WannaCry is ransomware (malware that locks your keyboard or computer to prevent you from accessing your data until you pay a ransom) that has been infecting computers in over 150 countries by encrypting computer data and demanding that the users […]

Read More Protecting Yourself from Ransomware
Posted by
May 26, 2017

Shoutbomb Text Alert Service Now Available

The Westhampton Free Library is offering a new Text Alert Service from Shoutbomb that allows you to manage your library account on the go. Signing up is easy! Just send a text message to the email address livebrary@shoutbomb.com (Use the email address in place of a phone number). Have your library card number and password […]

Read More Shoutbomb Text Alert Service Now Available
Posted by
May 4, 2017