Welcome to the Mamaroneck Library

Dear Patrons:

During this unprecedented health emergency, the safety of patrons and employees is our priority. We are working to stay on top of this evolving situation by following the guidelines issued by the CDC, the New York State Department of Health, and our County leadership. The current direction from health officials is that agencies such as ours close to the public to ensure social distancing, and that 100% of our employees work from home.

To this end, the Mamaroneck Public Library District closed on Monday, March 16th. We will remain closed at least through mid-April, and possibly longer. We will reopen for service only when it is prudent to do so.

During the Library closure:

  • No fines or fees will be charged on any materials while the Library is closed. Library cards due to expire will be extended during this period.
  • Our book drop will remain open to accept returns. If you cannot return your materials, simply hold on to them until we reopen for business.
  • All holds have been suspended and will resume when the Library reopens.
  • All in-house programs and events have been cancelled. This includes any scheduled meetings being held in our meeting spaces.
  • Our library building has undergone a thorough professional cleaning and disinfecting treatment during the closure. We are confident that our facilities will be ready for service when the crisis ends.
  • Our staff will be updating this website and ensuring online services and databases will continue to be available 24/7 with your library card. Our abundant e-resources include digital magazines and newspapers, OverDrive ebooks & audiobooks, streaming services like Kanopy and Hoopla, and much more. Click the e-Resources menu option above for a current list of options.

Next Steps: We are monitoring this developing situation closely, staying up-to-date on information from local, state and federal health agencies. Please monitor this site, and sign up for our e-newsletter, for the latest library news.

For authoritative, current information on COVID-19, please look at these resources highlighted by the Westchester Library System.

Thank you for your patience and understanding, and for helping to keep MPLD and the Mamaroneck community a healthy environment.

Ellen Freeman                                                                           Edward Falcone

Library President                                                                    Interim Director (MPLDdirector@wlsmail.org)

Update: Anticipating a more lengthy closure, we are cancelling all library programming through mid-May. We will keep you updated going forward on when we can resume our normal operations and programming.
Although our physical library is closed, our online library is open 24/7.

 

Tutor.com  A fully online tutoring service. You can get a tutor in more than 40 subjects including Math, Science, Social Studies, English, AP support, Foreign Languages and Business. Tutoring sessions take place in our easy-to-use online classroom which runs in your browser.

Kanopy video streaming is now available for patrons age 13 and older. The Kanopy collection offers a broad selection of more than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and training videos, including: the Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, the Frontline series, and international films. Credit-free films have been added for additional access.

Hoopla Digital  is a groundbreaking digital media service  that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. You will need your library card number and PIN number to establish an account.


Overdrive & Overdrive Advantage
  A downloadable audiobook and eBook service offered by the Westchester Library System.  We have added a special collection of the most popular titles for Mamaroneck Library cardholders only, thus reducing wait times.

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If you need a temporary Mamaroneck Library card to access our digital resources during this emergency, please send a brief email listing your: name/address/telephone/birthdate/email to:

tbeebe@wlsmail.org

 

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“AARP Foundation Tax-Aide service has been suspended until further notice.”

 AARP has cancelled all of their sponsored events through May 1.  Therefore, our April 6 Defensive Driving class is cancelled.

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Looking for local community events? Look here!

Try one of our 2 weekly exercise classes:

Walking – Tuesdays @ 10:15am

QiGong – Thursdays @ 10:15am

Call the Reference Desk @ (914) 630 – 5888 for further details.

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Health Care Navigator

New Hours: Every Saturday,        10am – 2pm.
Call (914) 336 – 6934 to schedule an appointment.

Senior Benefits Information Center
Second and Fourth Monday of Every Month
(Beginning April 2020)
Adult Coloring

Monday,  June 8 @  4 – 6:30pm
Tuesdays @ 11am – Noon
Community Room

Teens: Ride, read, and reduce your Library fines.
Call Ellen @ (914) 630 – 5875 for details.

Dec 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Children’s Room   Join us for a drop in, all-ages winter sing along. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served! Únase con nosotros a cantar canciones del invierno para todas las edades en la Sala … Continue reading Winter Sing Along – Cantamos Juntos
Dec 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Children’s Room Snowflake Fun for all ages!
Dec 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children’s Room Saturday Storytime-and-Craft for children of all ages!
Dec 30 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Children’s Room LEGO Drop-in for all ages!
Feb 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Children’s Room   Fun for children of all ages!
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Program Room   Stories for children of all ages.
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Community Room   Smallfoot:  A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as “humans” really do exist. Starring: Channing Tatum, James Corden, Zendaya Rated: PG
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Drop-in games for children of all ages.   Children’s Room
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Saturday Storytime and Craft for children of all ages.     Children’s Room
Mar 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Community Room Teen Titans Go! To The Movies:  A villain’s maniacal plan for world domination sidetracks five teenage superheroes who dream of Hollywood stardom. Starring:  Greg Cipes, Scott Menville, Khary Payton  Rated: PG
Mar 14 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  Children’s Room Stories, songs, and crafts! This program is for ages 3 – 6 years old. Registration required; please call (914) 630 – 5894 to register. 
Apr 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children’s Room   This program is for children ages 3 – 6.
Apr 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Community Room   Spider Man: Into the Spider-verse:  Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities. Starring:  Shameik Moore, Jake … Continue reading Spider Man: Into the Spider-verse
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Children’s Room Stories that will appeal to all ages of kids and their caregivers. No registration required.
Apr 27 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Children’s Room A craft simple enough for the little kids and creative enough for the big kids. No registration required.
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Children’s Room Stories that will appeal to all ages of kids and their caregivers. No registration required.
May 11 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Children’s Room A craft simple enough for the little kids and creative enough for the big kids. No registration required.
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Children’s Room Stories that will appeal to all ages of kids and their caregivers. No registration required.
May 18 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Children’s Room A craft simple enough for the little kids and creative enough for the big kids. No registration required.
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Children’s Room Stories that will appeal to all ages of kids and their caregivers. No registration required.
May 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Children’s Room A craft simple enough for the little kids and creative enough for the big kids. No registration required.
May 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Community Room Lego Movie 2: The Second Part: It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than … Continue reading Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Children’s Room Stories that will appeal to all ages of kids and their caregivers. No registration required.
Jun 1 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Children’s Room A craft simple enough for the little kids and creative enough for the big kids. No registration required.