Westhampton Free Library
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Adult Services Blog

Dinner and Live Comedy…Free!

Join us Friday January 9th at 6:30 PM for Yale’s hilarious improv comedy group, “The Viola Question”.  Members of the Viola Question have recently performed with Tina Fey (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock), Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock), Tim Meadows (Saturday Night Live), Stephen Colbert (The Daily show, The Colbert Report), Gilbert Gottfried … [Read more…]

A New You for the New Year!

If you want to make some changes in the upcoming year, the library is a great place to start. From the comfort of your own home you can take adult enrichment classes online with Universal Class. From Accounting to Novel Writing, from flower arranging to weight training. It’s all just a click away. Maybe you have … [Read more…]

Nick Raffel’s artwork in Display Case for December

Nick Raffel's artwork in Display Case for December

Nicholas Raffel is a student of illustration/graphic design. He graduated from Westhampton Beach High School and now splits his time between reading and doodling.   Email: nicholas@nicholasraffel.com Website: www.nicholasraffel.com

December Artwork

December Artwork

The Westhampton Middle School will be displaying their holiday artwork in December.

Break-out displays

An interesting thing happens with the break-out displays of books. We’ve found that books that haven’t circulated in years will suddenly jump off the shelf. If displayed prominently at eye-level, and surrounded by other colorful titles, the books will find readers. Readers who didn’t know they wanted this particular item when they walked in the … [Read more…]

Oversized Collection

Oversized Collection

Big beautiful books! Art, history, music, cooking. Our over-sized collection has moved front and center, and now starts off our non-fiction titles. We wanted to feature this part of our library’s collection by placing it where everybody could see it. Nearly every subject in our non-fiction collection is represented here with striking photographs, illustrations and … [Read more…]

November Art Gallery at the Library

November Art Gallery at the Library

“Conversations in the Language of Images,” on display for the month of November, feature Miranda Gatewood’s photographs. Her aim is uncontrived realism with a hint of idealism.  

New Tutoring Training to Start in January

New Tutoring Training to Start in January

With the success of our English Conversation Group on Tuesday nights, a need has come about for tutors to work one on one with the advanced participants of our ESL group. We will be working with people who have a good grasp of English, but want to “fine tune” their reading and writing. You don’t … [Read more…]

Ask Us About Our Music and Memory Program

Ask Us About Our Music and Memory Program

The Westhampton Free Library is proud to be participating in the Music and Memory program, created by Dr. Dan Cohen. Music has been found to have a profound therapeutic value for people with chronic cognitive impairments. If you have a loved one, or are caring for someone who is suffering from the effects of dementia or … [Read more…]

Local Literacy Program at the Library

Local Literacy Program at the Library

Some of the staff here at the Westhampton Free Library recently had the pleasure of training several volunteers from the community to become tutors for our literacy program. We can’t thank them enough for stepping up to help people in need, and being so giving of their time. Now we need to get the word … [Read more…]

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