Westhampton Free Library
7 Library Avenue • Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
Phone: (631) 288-3335 • Fax: (631) 288-5715

 

 

 

View the Eclipse Safely

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…]

A Blooming Affair

A Blooming Affair

As part of the Westhampton Free Library’s tween garden club, tweens (ages 9-12) recently helped plant and care for flowers and other vegetation in the library’s tween garden space. Pictured with children’s librarian Kristina Nash, the participants also learned about different types of plant life and gardening techniques.

Library Resolves to Pay Down Bond; Allocates Special Project Funds

Library Resolves to Pay Down Bond; Allocates Special Project Funds

In the interest of fiscal responsibility, the trustees of the Westhampton Free Library voted on a resolution that earmarks more than $3 million for debt repayment and improvement projects. As part of the July 12 resolution, $1 million has been set aside to repay a portion of the Library’s building bond, which was issued in … [Read more…]

Westhampton Free Library Trustee Appointed

During its July meeting, the Westhampton Free Library Board of Trustees appointed Westhampton Beach resident Steve Wisnoski as a trustee for a term ending in July 2020. “I look forward to working with the other members of the board, as well as with the library management and staff to make a very substantial community service … [Read more…]

Barrels of Fun

Rain Barrels

Area teenagers participated in the Westhampton Beach Library’s rain barrel community service project on July 11. As part of the program, which aims to generate awareness on the benefits of rain barrels, the teens decorated rain barrels that will be auctioned off at a rain barrel reception and raffle on July 17. Photo courtesy of … [Read more…]

Little Free Libraries Open

Little Free Libraries Open

To increase access to books, the Westhampton Free Library has opened two Little Free Libraries in the heart of the Village of Westhampton Beach. Adult and young adult readers can find selections in Glovers Park on Glovers Lane, while children’s literature can be found in Toddler Park, which is located behind the Post Stop Café … [Read more…]

A Beachy Craft

A Beachy Craft

Area teens got creative during a recent drop-in craft session at the Westhampton Free Library. The teens used beach-themed materials, including sand, rope, shells, sand dollars and stones to make decorative pieces of art. Photo courtesy of the Westhampton Free Library

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