Welcome to the Mamaroneck Library

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

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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The Mamaroneck Public Library encourages all our library patrons, friends and neighbors to fill out the 2020 Census! For more information: www.my2020census.gov 
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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

Mar 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:15 pm
Community Room Downton Abbey: The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early twentieth century. Starring: Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Matthew Goode
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Yoga Flow Class is a 30-minute easier session designed for those who have yoga mats and can get up and down from the floor with ease. We will be practicing Yoga Asanas (poses) in a continuous, fluid … Continue reading Yoga Flow Online
May 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  Join us for an afternoon of poetry! Mamaroneck poet Elizabeth O’Rourke will guide an exploration of three poems. In this vernal season of solitude, we’ll take a look at the careful and touching work of WS … Continue reading The Verses of New York — Poetry via Zoom
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 Zoom Presentation:  The Power of Plant-Based Nutrition   Boost Your Immune System – Prevent Chronic Disease Monday, May 18 @ 7pm Click here for Zoom link Meeting ID: 843 4279 2078 Password: 883933
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Yoga Flow Class is a 30-minute easier session designed for those who have yoga mats and can get up and down from the floor with ease. We will be practicing Yoga Asanas (poses) in a continuous, fluid … Continue reading Yoga Flow Online
May 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In 2020, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of women in America winning the right to vote. Women have been speaking in public for centuries, but what they said was seldom written down, recorded or remembered. … Continue reading Zoom Meeting: Westchester Women Speak Out with Dana Rubin
May 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
To coordinate with our “One Book-One Community” 2020 read, the Mamaroneck Library will be reading “Books of New York.” Please join us for the discussion on “Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk”. To receive an invite … Continue reading Mamaroneck Book Club Reads “Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk” – on Zoom
May 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  Join author/historian Anthony Robins and learn the history of one of the world’s most famous landmarks –  New York City’s Grand Central Terminal.  Anthony Robins is the author of Grand Central Terminal: 100 Years of … Continue reading Grand Central: An Illustrated Discussion with Anthony Robbins: Live on Zoom
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Yoga Flow Class is a 30-minute easier session designed for those who have yoga mats and can get up and down from the floor with ease. We will be practicing Yoga Asanas (poses) in a continuous, fluid … Continue reading Yoga Flow Online
Jun 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
During America’s Golden Age of Illustration, New Rochelle was home to many of leading artists who created the covers of the nation’s magazine’s and advertisements. As a premier suburban community, with easy access to Manhattan, … Continue reading Great Illustrators with Barbara Davis: Live on Zoom
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dr. Lawrence Faltz, former president of the Westchester Amateur Astronomers, will share the myths, legends, history and wonder of the night sky. Come and learn the fabulous tales about the constellations in our night sky. … Continue reading Zoom Meeting: Astronomy on the Ceiling: The Constellations of Grand Central Terminal
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join a native Larchmont resident and Mamaroneck High School graduate, Karen Dukess, as she discusses her debut novel The Last Book Party. Karen can sometimes be seen writing at both the Mamaroneck Public Library and … Continue reading Meet Karen Dukess, author of The Last Book Party, online on Zoom
Jun 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
   Tackling the college admissions and application process with your children can feel daunting, stressful, and anxiety-provoking. It can even be combative! Rest assured, you’re not alone. Hear from a panel of Westchester County parents … Continue reading Parent Perspective: The College Admissions Process – ZOOM Meeting
Jun 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Yoga Flow Class is a 30-minute easier session designed for those who have yoga mats and can get up and down from the floor with ease. We will be practicing Yoga Asanas (poses) in a continuous, fluid … Continue reading Yoga Flow Online
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“Justice Unplugged is written impatiently from the margins, unearthing our endless narratives – pulling the plug on justice as it has come to be defined – and reclaiming its meaning.  Embedded into every fabric of society, … Continue reading Meet Luis Quiros, the author of Justice Unplugged via Zoom
Jul 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Yoga Flow Class is a 30-minute easier session designed for those who have yoga mats and can get up and down from the floor with ease. We will be practicing Yoga Asanas (poses) in a continuous, fluid … Continue reading Yoga Flow Online
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
   Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvce2srz8pG9XKfPNqkQmRswInJH28N9Ms Creating a mandala (Sanskrit for “circle”) is thought to be a calming and centering experience–something we can all use during this pandemic.  The nature mandala class has the added benefit of spending … Continue reading Nature Mandela Virtual Workshop – via ZOOM
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
To sign up for this lecture, register here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.   Ayurveda believes a balance of body, mind, and spirit will naturally result in a … Continue reading The Immune System – Balancing the Microbiome – via Zoom
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Denise Mathieson, is a Mamaroneck resident, mom, wife, dog owner and Yoga Teacher. Denise writes: “In reading the library’s newsletter, I was inspired to offer Yoga to my community. In our current new way of life, I … Continue reading Online Chair Yoga
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  Register in advance for this meeting by clicking here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 – Learn how sugar is hidden in our packaged foods  – See how diseases are linked to excess sugar consumption  – Learn healthy lifestyle habits to reduce the negative effects of sugar To register, click here.
Aug 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
American Pop Artist & Author Michael Albert shows you how to create a collage out of a cereal box (or some other printed cardboard package). This program is open to Adults and Teens.   Materials required:  … Continue reading “Cerealism”: A Pop-up Collage Program with Michael Albert via Zoom
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
One Book One Community continues! Mamaroneck Book Club Reads New York will feature award-winning author Susie Orman Schnall, who will discuss her new novel about the 1939 World’s Fair. We Came Here to Shine, is a historical fiction novel featuring two bold … Continue reading We Came Here to Shine: Book Discussion with Author via ZOOM
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Please join us for a special short story reading by acclaimed voice actor Alan Sklar.  Alan will read “A Bad Night for Burglars” and “How Far Could It Go”, both written by Grand Master mystery writer Lawrence Block. Lawrence Block … Continue reading Short Story Performance via Zoom – Acclaimed Voice Actor Alan Sklar reads two short stories by Lawrence Block
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    To register, click here.
Aug 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Jewish Museum cordially invites you to a virtual tour with Nelly Silagy Benedek, Deputy Director, Education & Programs. In this exclusive experience, participants will explore Jewish cultural identity through an examination of several extraordinary … Continue reading Virtual Tour of the Jewish Museum
Sep 23 @ 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 … Continue reading Chair Yoga Online via Zoom
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The Dakota Winters, by Tom Barbash The Dakota Winters is an evocative and wildly absorbing novel about the Winters, a family living in New York City’s famed Dakota apartment building in the year leading up to … Continue reading Mamaroneck Book Club Reads New York via Zoom