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Successful Parent Palooza Held

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.

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April 4, 2017

Breaking out of the Library

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.  

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April 4, 2017

Not Just Point and Capture

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 […]

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April 3, 2017

Friends of the Library Award 2017

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: […]

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March 9, 2017

Special Anniversary Events

Wednesday, March 1 10:00am-2:00pm Bring your mail to the Library and have a Westhampton Beach postal worker hand-stamp your envelopes with our 120th Anniversary pictorial postmark! Saturday, March 4 2:00-5:00pm Please join us in celebrating 120 years of service to the community. The Library has planned special events throughout the celebration for your education and […]

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February 19, 2017

Thank You!

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.

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May 18, 2016

Westhampton Library Trustees Present Resolutions at April Meeting

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 […]

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April 14, 2016

Three New Trustees Join Westhampton Free Library Board

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 […]

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February 16, 2016