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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 […]

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June 22, 2017

Don’t Forget to Renew Your Library Card!

If you are a resident of the Remsenburg-Speonk, Eastport‑South Manor, East Moriches, or East Quogue school districts, you are eligible to select the Westhampton Free Library for library services. Every July 1 each family needs to re-select the Library. So don’t let your membership lapse! The required documentation can be viewed on our website (westhamptonlibrary.net/library-cards) […]

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June 12, 2017

Terrific Terrariums

Area teens created mini terrariums during a free program at the Westhampton Free Library on June 8. As part of the project, the teens filled glass jars with soil and gravel and planted succulents that they took home to care for. The environmental program is just one of the many programs that the Library offers […]

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June 12, 2017

Growing a Healing Garden

Area teens recently participated in a healing garden program at the Westhampton Free Library. Through the program, taught by Lauren Napoli of the Hamlet Organic Farm, participants planted a small herb garden at the library that they can tend when visiting the library. This summer, the teen department will be hosting additional environmental-related initiatives, including […]

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June 5, 2017

Hometown Heroes Remembered

As part of its Hometown Heroes initiative, the Westhampton Free Library paid tribute to four veterans at a ceremony at VFW Post 5350 on May 25. During the posthumous ceremony, the service and sacrifices of Arma “Ham” Andon, William “Bud” Kavan, Ben Larson and Frank Matthews were recognized. Their family members were presented with an […]

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June 5, 2017

Ani-May Fest

As part of the Westhampton Free Library’s Ani-May fest, area teenagers were transformed into anime characters by makeup designer Sonomi Obinata. The May 18 program also featured a showing of hit Anime movies, Japanese snacks and prizes for best costumes.

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May 25, 2017

Update from our Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees of the Westhampton Free Library would like to express its appreciation to the community for its support of the Library’s tax levy increase on May 16th. We are all so fortunate to live in this beautiful area with the best of beaches, schools and libraries and a community interested in protecting […]

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May 23, 2017

Interior Design and Expansion Project

The Library is in the process of finalizing plans for a proposed interior expansion of the Westhampton Free Library, based on the availability of additional development rights obtained by the Library through Pine Barrens Credit Program. During a series of design charrettes, the consultant team of H2M architects + engineers has been leading interested stakeholders […]

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May 22, 2017

The Library’s 120th Anniversary Recognized by the Suffolk County Legislature

The Westhampton Free Library’s 120th anniversary was recognized by the Suffolk County Legislature with the presentation of a proclamation to the Library on May 16. Accepting the proclamation from Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming on behalf of the Library was Director Danielle Waskiewicz. Of the honor, she said, “We thank Legislator Fleming for honoring the […]

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May 22, 2017