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)

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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,  May 11 @  4 – 6:30pm
Tuesdays @ 11am – Noon
Community Room

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

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4:00 pm Children’s Homework Help
Children’s Homework Help
May 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Children's Homework Help
  Children’s Room   No appointment necessary!
4:00 pm Tween Time: Book Explorers
Tween Time: Book Explorers
May 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tween Time: Book Explorers
Program Room Join us for games and activities featuring Percy Jackson. This program is for children in grades 3 – 6. Registration recommended; please call (914) 630 – 5894 to register. 
11:00 am ESL Conversation Group
ESL Conversation Group
May 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
ESL Conversation Group
Local History Room   Make friends while practicing English. Our ESL conversation group is led by Ms. Erica Loutsch.
11:00 am Senior Film Series: Swing Time
Senior Film Series: Swing Time
May 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:45 pm
Senior Film Series: Swing Time
Community Room   Swing Time:  A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer. Starring:  Fred … Continue reading Senior Film Series: Swing Time
11:00 am All Ages Storyhour
All Ages Storyhour
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
All Ages Storyhour
Children’s Room Stories that will appeal to all ages of kids and their caregivers. No registration required.
11:30 am All Ages Craft
All Ages Craft
May 11 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
All Ages Craft
Children’s Room A craft simple enough for the little kids and creative enough for the big kids. No registration required.
12:00 pm Free Eye Screenings for Children!
Free Eye Screenings for Children!
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Free Eye Screenings for Children!