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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 […]

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July 6, 2017

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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July 6, 2017

Spreading kindness with Post-It notes

Teenagers are invited to participate in a new Post-it note kindness challenge at the Westhampton Free Library. As part of the take a note, leave a note challenge, teens are encouraged to complete kindness tasks that are written on Post-it notes in the teen department. Once the task is completed, teens can then leave another […]

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July 6, 2017

Judge Dominic Lodato Honored

In gratitude of his service and sacrifice, the Westhampton Free Library paid tribute to Judge Dominic Lodato, a World War II veteran, at a ceremony on June 22 as part of its Hometown Heroes initiative. During the ceremony, held at the Westhampton VFW Hall and attended by fellow veterans, library representatives and public officials, Lodato […]

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June 27, 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 […]

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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