LI LINK Downtime Scheduled

Long Island Link (LI LINK), established by the libraries of Nassau and Suffolk Counties, allows our patrons the ability to borrow items from libraries in Nassau County. The server that runs LI LINK will be upgraded on Tuesday, February 20. There is expected downtime of 2 hours and notices will be placed on the webpac […]

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February 18, 2018

Library to Commend Community Heroes

Westhampton Beach Elementary Student Named First Honoree The Westhampton Free Library is proud to announce that as part of a new community recognition initiative, it will honor its first local hero on February 14 at 7:00pm. “The Westhampton community is full of everyday heroes who consistently give of themselves, inspire others and make the community […]

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February 12, 2018

March BOOK Madness

Spring means March Madness for basketball fans, and for book fans as well!  Here at the Westhampton Free Library, we’ve made our bracket and we’re asking everyone to vote to see which book will come out on top.  Here’s how it works: Start by voting in Round One for your favorite books in each bracket.  […]

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February 12, 2018

February 12 Upgrades Planned

On Monday, February 12 we will be making some important changes to our computer servers. As a result, the following services will be unavailable for most of the business day. You will be unable use the self checkout at the Library (the circulation staff will be able to help you with checking out books) You […]

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February 10, 2018

Local Veterans Recognized at Hometown Heroes Celebration

The Westhampton Free Library paid tribute to members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5350 during a special Hometown Heroes celebration at the VFW Hall in Westhampton Beach on Jan. 25. The celebration culminated the library’s yearlong initiative that recognized local veterans, both living and deceased, for their service to the country and their contributions […]

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February 8, 2018

Yarn Hearts for Westhampton Care Center

The Children’s Department is making yarn hearts to donate to patients at the Westhampton Care Center. Our goal is to make a heart for every resident at the home, that’s approximately 175 hearts! Baskets of materials can be found at the Adult Reference desk, the Teen BLVD reference desk, and by the Idea Place showcase. […]

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February 6, 2018

Rob Scott Super Bowl Party

On Friday, February 2nd, Chef Rob Scott hosted a program for our Tweens and Teens. He brought yummy Super Bowl snacks in celebration of Super Bowl weekend, and played some fun games of his own. We have a Rob Scott program every month. Next month, join us on Friday, March 16th from 7:00-8:00pm to learn […]

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February 5, 2018

Winter Olympics Training

On Monday, January 29th, Ms. Marie helped our young patrons prepare for the upcoming Winter Olympics with some training activities of her own! First, participants warmed up with stretches and jumping jacks. Next, our young athletes competed in library versions of bobsledding, curling, and biathlon. In the images below, bobsledding was played on scooters with […]

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January 31, 2018

Hot Chocolate Boards

This past weekend, Miss Brianne hosted a program called Hot Chocolate Math Boards. Participants traced and cut out 6 paper mugs which were glued to a blue paper background. This page was then laminated which allowed the children to write on the boards with dry erase markers. They used marshmallows to help with addition and […]

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January 29, 2018

Just You & Me

A Time for Kids hosts a program on Mondays called Just You & Me. Just You & Me is for children ages 18 months through 5 years (not yet in Kindergarten). Children are encouraged to learn through play and observation with fun activities that promote reading readiness. They sing, dance, read, complete a craft, play […]

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January 29, 2018