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The Library Is Now Open For Limited Service. Click Here for More Information.

Mamaroneck Library Board Appoints New Director

Update: We have temporarily cancelled most library programming through September. We will keep you updated going forward on when we can resume our normal programming schedule.

 

Beginning Monday, September 28, we will accept donations on a limited basis; please read the guidelines carefully:

Mamaroneck Library Book Donations Guidelines

Mamaroneck Library Reopening and Safety Plan       

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Mamaroneck Library Adult Bingo

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Health Care Navigator

The Navigator Program with Westchester County Department of Health is still up and running.  The Navigators are working with clients via telephone (they are not seeing participants on site).
If you need health insurance you can get personal assistance from one of the Westchester County Department of Health Navigators. You can apply whether you’ve lost a job that provided insurance or weren’t previously insured. Call 914-995-6350 or email hnav@westchestergov.com. To learn more visit: westchestergov.com
Senior Benefits Information Center
While SBIC sites are closed you can still receive unbiased Medicare counseling by calling our helpline at 914-231-3260 or by emailing
SBICS@wlsmail.org with your name, question, and preferred method of contact. Volunteer counselors will get back to you within two days, weekends included.

From The Village Planning Department: Hampshire Recreation, LLC, is asking for approval of a Planned Residential Development, pursuant to Village Code § 342-52, a wetlands permit, pursuant to Village Code § 192-7, and a subdivision, pursuant to Village Code § A348-6, for the proposed Hampshire Country Club Planned Residential Development of a 94.5 acre portion of the Project Site within the Village’s R-20 Zoning District. The location and scope of the proposed wetland activity is the installation of a 20-foot vegetative buffer consisting of native plantings along the edges of wetland areas on the site, and an increased water budget into pond 10.  The entire Project Site comprises 106.2 acres and is identified as tax parcel 9-42-568 on the Village of Mamaroneck Tax Map and 4-14-20 on the Town of Mamaroneck Tax Map.

The following link is for the Hampshire Club Redevelopment project: https://www.village.mamaroneck.ny.us/planning-department/pages/seqra-documents

Oct
16
Fri
QiGong/Tai Chi at the Library via Zoom
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

The class will be led by certified QiGong teacher, Steve Goldstein. Qigong (pronounced CHEE-gung) is an ancient Chinese form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times and can be performed by just about anyone. The movements are very much like light stretching and light calisthenics. Qigong combines movement, breathing and meditation to improve health, fitness and well-being by moving universal energy through the body.

Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. Class duration is 45 minutes.  Open to ages 18 & up.

To register for this program, click here.

Oct
19
Mon
Teen Writer Series with Jennie Theall via Zoom
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

To register, click here.

Oct
20
Tue
Autumn Grab-n-Go
Oct 20 all-day

Oct
21
Wed
Chair Yoga Online via Zoom
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

 Chair Yoga Classes Fall Session via Zoom
    Taught by Denise Mathieson, E-RYT
Denise Mathieson, is a Mamaroneck resident, mom, wife, dog owner & Yoga Teacher.
Denise writes: “My Yoga life has helped me through these uncertain times!”
Chair Yoga is a 30-minute session designed to explore sitting and standing Yoga poses. Participants will practice modifications of the Yoga Asanas (poses) and breathing techniques (Pranayamas).
Moving our bodies is the best way to remain healthy and calm.
Participants may register for any, or all of these dates. All sessions begin at 11am.
Sep 23
Sep 30
Oct 7
Oct 14
Oct 21
Oct 28
To register, click here.
Oct
22
Thu
Survival of the Friendliest: Understanding Our Origins and Rediscovering Our Common Humanity via Zoom
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mamaroneck Public Library invites you to join us for an evening with authors Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods, who will discuss their new and insightful book, displayed here.
Brian Hare is a professor in the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology and the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Duke University, where he founded the Duke Canine Cognition Center.  Hare’s research has been featured in the Daily Mail, The Telegraph, The Economist, The New York Times, National Geographic and more.
Vanessa Woods is a research scientist, journalist, and author of children’s books. A member of the Hominoid Psychology Research Group, she works with Duke University as well as Lola Ya Bonobo in the Congo. She is also a feature writer for the Discovery Channel, and her writing has appeared in publications such as BBC Wildlife and Travel Africa.
Hare and Woods are co-authors of The Genius of Dogs.
 
To register click here.
Oct
23
Fri
QiGong/Tai Chi at the Library via Zoom
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

The class will be led by certified QiGong teacher, Steve Goldstein. Qigong (pronounced CHEE-gung) is an ancient Chinese form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times and can be performed by just about anyone. The movements are very much like light stretching and light calisthenics. Qigong combines movement, breathing and meditation to improve health, fitness and well-being by moving universal energy through the body.

Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. Class duration is 45 minutes.  Open to ages 18 & up.

To register for this program, click here.

Oct
26
Mon
Teen Writer Series with Jennie Theall via Zoom
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

To register, click here.

Oct
27
Tue
Autumn Grab-n-Go
Oct 27 all-day

CHAMPIONS OF WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE via Zoom
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

CHAMPIONS OF WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE

Co-sponsored by the Mamaroneck Historical Society and the Larchmont Mamaroneck League of Women Voters. 

 

Dr. Darla Shaw will present a historical portrayal of
key figures in the suffrage movement via Zoom.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton tells her story of the Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention with a focus on Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Lucretia Mott, Lucy Stone, Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony.  

To register click here.

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwlcOGpqj4oG9Tc5JsKXyv88UjVJQ55XXfS

Oct
28
Wed
Chair Yoga Online via Zoom
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

 Chair Yoga Classes Fall Session via Zoom
    Taught by Denise Mathieson, E-RYT
Denise Mathieson, is a Mamaroneck resident, mom, wife, dog owner & Yoga Teacher.
Denise writes: “My Yoga life has helped me through these uncertain times!”
Chair Yoga is a 30-minute session designed to explore sitting and standing Yoga poses. Participants will practice modifications of the Yoga Asanas (poses) and breathing techniques (Pranayamas).
Moving our bodies is the best way to remain healthy and calm.
Participants may register for any, or all of these dates. All sessions begin at 11am.
Sep 23
Sep 30
Oct 7
Oct 14
Oct 21
Oct 28
To register, click here.