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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

Thank You for your Support

Thank you to the community for supporting the Library budget. The Westhampton Free Library budget passed 360 yes, 185 no. We look forward to serving the community with excellence.

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May 16, 2017

Poetry Contest Winners Announced

The Westhampton Free Library recently announced the eight winners of its annual “Celebrate the Earth” Poetry contest. The poems of the winning students were selected from a field of 250 entries from local schools. The Library extends its congratulations to the following students: Grades 7-9 Valerie Fink (7th grade) first place Selena Pereyra (7th grade) […]

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May 9, 2017

Our 2017 Annual Report

Westhampton Free Library is THE destination! Libraries are among the few places left on earth where imagination is actively, consistently celebrated and encouraged. To walk into a library is to enter an immersive, multi-dimensional creative space that’s open to anyone and everyone. How great is that?” —-Bethany Blake, Author The Library connects you with your […]

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April 30, 2017

The Art of Henna

Area teenagers learned about the culture and tradition surrounding henna art from artist Eakta Gandhi during a program at the Westhampton Free Library on April 11. The participants also tried their hand at creating henna and each received a beautiful design by Ms. Gandhi.

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April 18, 2017

Cherry Blossom Paintings

To welcome in the season of spring, teenagers participated in a painting session at the Westhampton Free Library. During the art workshop, participants each learned to paint a cherry blossom scape on a piece of framed glass.

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April 18, 2017