Board of Trustees Special Meeting

Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 7:00 p.m., Director's Office
The Board will be holding a Work Session to discuss the OPL HVAC system.
This is an Open Meeting. The public is welcome to attend.

Fax Machine News!

The public fax machine has been moved to the second floor near the Reference Desk and is now working. For assistance ask at the Reference Desk.

Thanksgiving Hours!

The library will be open on Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, Nov. 26th, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and closed on Thanksgiving Day! The library will re-open on Friday, Nov. 28th.

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

Thank You from the Friends!

Thanks to our book sale volunteers and customers who helped the Friends of the Ossining Public Library raise $1,800 at our fall sale and find new homes for a lot of books.

Our holiday paperback book sale will be December 5th & 6th.

Footnote Cafe' News!

The Footnote Cafe' on the lower level of the library is no longer open on the weekends. Sorry for any inconvenience. Thank You!


The Ossining Public Library sent 2 teams to the Westchester County Battle of the Books competition on Saturday, October 18th, at the Scarsdale Middle School. Public libraries from all over the county participated. The 4th - 6th grade team, The Albert Einsteins, made it to the semi-final round. The 6th - 9th grade team, The Erudites, won the competition in their age group, taking home the trophy for the Ossining Public Library.

We are very proud of our kids, who are all Ossining School District Students!

Book Donations News!

The Friends will be accepting donations starting on October 1. They will be happy to accept new and gently used books, DVDs and CDs in good condition. The Friends will not accept textbooks, encyclopedias, magazines or videos. Monetary donations are always welcome!

Donations can be left in the bins located on the gallery lower level next to entrance and next to the Circulation Desk on the first floor.

Memoir Writing Class Info.

Interested in Memoir Writing? Register today for either Tuesday afternoons or Wednesday evenings. To register please call the library at 914-941-2416 ext. 327. This course is taught by local author and poet, Catherine Wald.

Mindfulness/Meditation Class Info.

Feeling stressed? This class will teach you techniques on how to relax by using your mind and body. This class meets once a week on Fridays for 1 hour, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. in the 2nd floor conference room. Sept. 5th through Dec. 12th. All are welcome to attend. For more information please call 914-941-2416 ext. 327.

Thank You!

Thank you to the office of Senator David Carlucci for their generous support of the Ossining Public Library.

Westchester Library System Program Offer!

Westchester Library System is offering Free Permit Practice Tests online (Free Drivers Education program). This program is conjunction with For more information on the program visit

Facebook News!

The library officially has over 1,000 likes on its Facebook page. If you haven't liked us already please do so and spread the word about the library. The library will continue to share all that it has to offer through social media. Thanks to all who have liked us so far!

SBIC at the Library

Senior Benefits Information Centers (SBICs) help adults age 60 and older, and those caring for the elderly, achieve a better understanding of Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage. Information and counseling is provided about different types of government programs, including federal and state financial assistance programs, and county-wide benefits. This program is offered through Westchester Library System and meets at the Ossining Library 2 thursdays a month.

If you cannot reach one of our counseling locations, you can leave your name and contact information at the SBIC Helpline. We will respond within two business days. or call 914-231-3260.

Check Out a Museum Pass Courtesy of the Friends of The Ossining Public Library for Ossining Adult library card holders only.

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