Williston Park Public Library news

Carl DelVecchio Memorial Library

www.willistonparklibrary.org By: Donna McKenna
E-mail: [email protected]
New titles added to the collection:
Local Woman Missing—Mary Kubica
Three Dreamers—Lorezno Carcaterra
Good Company—Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
Kew Gardens Girls—Posy Lovell
Project Hail Mary—Andy Weir
Last Night in London—Karen White
Lost Apothecary—Sarah Penner
Garden of Angels—David Hewson
Dusk Night Dawn—Anne Lamott

Daily hours:

Browsing & Vestibule Pick-Up: Monday-Friday: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

“Open for Browsing” means you can come inside, walk around the Library, and look for books and other items. Please limit your time to 1 hour. Only one family at a time will be permitted in the Children’s Room.

Items requested over the phone can be picked up in the Library vestibule.

Please maintain social distancing practices while in the Library.

All customers and staff are required to wear face coverings at all times while in the Library, per Executive Order 202.17. Face coverings must cover both your mouth and nose.

Congregating is not permitted.

Three computers are available for public use for a limit of 30 minutes.

Please return items in the outside book drops. For safety reasons, we cannot accept items returned inside the Library!

Adult programs

Pollock-Krasner House & Study Center Virtual Tour—Tuesday—July 27—11 a.m.-12 p.m. via Zoom. Register in advance for this meeting:


You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Empire Safety Defensive Driving Class—Thursday—July 29—10am-4pm in the Assembly Room of Village Hall. Open to drivers of any age. $28 p/person (check or money order payable to Empire Safety Council. Class is limited to 25 participants. Social distance seating and masks are required. Registration is required. Call the library to register.

Children’s programs

Summer Reading Club Kickoff—Saturday—June 26—11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the parking lot of Village Hall. This year’s theme is Tales & Tails. Children of all ages are welcome to register for programs, dance to a DJ, and enjoy ice cream from a genuine Mr. Softee truck! Masks are required for everyone ages 2+. Parents can use the Solomon Schecter School parking lot.

Too Many Tails! With Petra Puppets—Saturday—July 10—10:30-11:30am in the parking lot of Village Hall. Masks are required for everyone ages 2+. Please bring your chair. Email [email protected] to register.

Green Meadows Farm with Jason Reilly—Tuesday—July 13—11 a.m. via Zoom. Children of all ages are welcome to learn about frogs, bugs and other animals. Email [email protected] to register. The Zoom link will be emailed to you.

STEM-tastic: Mythical Tales-Unicorns, Mermaids & Dragon Tails—Friday—July 20—11 a.m. in the Assembly Room of Village Hall for children of all ages. Explore a world of mythical creatures, create a rainbow in a bowl and build your own dragon. Masks are required for everyone ages 2+. Email [email protected] to register.

Reading to Dogs with Bide-A-Wee—Thursday—July 22—11 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Assembly Room of Village Hall. Masks are required to everyone ages 2+. Email [email protected] to register for a time slot (11 a.m., 11:20 a.m., 11:40 a.m. or 12 p.m.) First come, first served.

Summer Reading Finale with Nick the Balloonatic—Saturday—August 7—11 a.m.-12 p.m. in the parking lot of Village Hall. Masks are required for everyone ages 2+. Please bring your chair. Raffle prizes to be drawn and winners announced. Email [email protected] to register.

Come into the Library for a free children’s craft every Monday for Take and Make Mondays.

Check out the calendar of events for Virtual Puzzle Wednesdays and Virtual Game Fridays.

Please check our website willistonarklibrary.org for updates on all upcoming events.

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