The Westhampton Free Library’s Parent Palooza on April 1 featured over 21 vendors that provided information about preschool, swimming, theater and dance programs. Caregivers also received free car seat installment checks and safe child IDs for their children.
During the tech-themed program, the teenagers competed against each other by working in teams to solve various riddles, puzzles and combinations to “break out” of the Teen Boulevard. Clues included ones found in books and the Library’s newsletter.
As part of the hands-on program, Newsday photographer John Roca instructs the participants on various photography genres and methods. Teenagers interested in learning more about photography are gaining new skills through this six-week program being taught here at the Library. Participants also have an opportunity to share their own work and discuss it with the … [Read more…]
The Friends of the Westhampton Free Library is an all-volunteer organization that provides support to the Library. The Friends of the Westhampton Free Library Award program has been created to assist the winner in realizing their educational dreams. The winner will receive $500 and the student may use these funds for their post-secondary education. Eligibility: … [Read more…]
Thank you to the community for supporting the Library budget. The Westhampton Free Library budget passed 303 yes, 162 no. We look forward to serving the community with excellence.
While the Westhampton Free Library has continued to offer a great array of materials, programs and cultural excursions, its Board of Trustees has, in the last six months, had to handle litigation, field demands to change its method of selection and respond to the employees’ determination to unionize. The Board is basically new. Three of its members were appointed … [Read more…]
The Westhampton Free Library Board of Trustees voted to appoint three new Library Trustees to the Board at a special meeting held on Tuesday, February 16 at 9:30am. Westhampton Beach School District residents Eric Mirell, Mary Anne Yutes and Robert Santucci will each serve four year terms. Mr. Eric Mirell considers the Library an integral … [Read more…]
The Board of Trustees would like to thank everyone for their interest in the Westhampton Free Library. The Library is an important community resource. At the last meeting three new members of the Board of Trustees replaced three long time members of the Board of Trustees. This brings some change. As the community knows the … [Read more…]